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A little paper
with all the
} news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 5,   NO. 4
Alioe Abm, B. C, Monday, August 3, 1925
5 cents each.
Discovery of Gold Ore
Made at Toric Mine
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The most sensational ore discovery made in tlie Alice Arm district since the hectic days of the
Dolly Varden was made a
few days ago when gold
ore was encountered in the
Toric mine. Samples of the ore
have been brought to town, and
the gold is coarse enough to be
plainly seen wi^'i tho naked eye.
In addition to the gold values the
ore carries native and argentite
silver, which is also plainly dis-
cernable.
This gold ore was encountered
in the hanging wall section of the
big ore ledge, and its discovery
was a surprise to many, who had
not considered it probable that
gold would lie encountered in the
Toric, this conclusion evidently
been drawn from the fact that tlie
Dolly Varden ores did not carry
gold values.
Mr. Gerhardi, general manager,
is very reticent regarding publicity of ore values from thr Toric,
but it is plain, even to those who
do not follow mining, that the
Toric is a mine of vast possibilties,
as the ore is rich enough to leave
no doubt in that respect, and all
those who have been underground
cau see for themselves the size of
the ore body.
The discovery of gold ore in the
Toric brings out the fact that
what Alice Arm needs is greater
development. What has been
found at the Toric may be duplicated in a dozen instances when
development work'is increased.
. .The new dining room has been
completed, and the excavation for
the first floor of the concentrating
,*piill is now finished. The concrete
buttments for the retaining wall
will be commenced this week.
Presentation Made to Dr. P.
Whelan at Toric Mine
A very pleasant ceremony was
,N performed at the Toric mine last
,! Sunday, when A. C. H. Gerhardi,
managing director of the Home-
stake Mining Co., presented Dr. P.
Whelan of Anyox with a praotict-
ioners oase.
In making the presentation on
behalf of the employees of the
Toric mine, Mr. Gerhardi said that
they all appreciated the many acts
of kindness rendered by the
! Dootor during his residence in the
1 district, and to show their appreciation they were presenting him
with something they trusted
would be useful to him in the
future.
Dr. Whelan was too much surprised by the unexpected gift to
reply at any length, but said that
although he was shortly leaving
for Seattle, he would always have
pleasant memories of Alice Arm,
and promised to some day return
and renew the many friendships he
had made during his stay at Anyox.
Dr. R. Kinsman, aocompanied
Dr. Whelan to the Toric mine,
where they inspected both the
underground aud outside workings. The presentation was made
after a sumptuous dinner had been
partaken of, and the return trip
was made to Alice Arm during
the afternoon.
Anyox  Baseball
and Football
Another prime in the Commercial
League was decided on Sunday
evening last, when the Club House
aggregation of scintilating stars,
nosed out the Coke Plant Tar
Babies by the narrow margin of
one run. The final score standing
eight runs to seven. Larson was
on the mound for the winners,
with "Wasp" Davies on tlie receiving end. The Tar Babies started
off with a rush in the first stanza,
gathering in live runs, they added
another iu the second frame and
one in tne third. "Benzol" "Jones
seemed to have lots of kick in the
old soup bone, although tilings
looked oad for him at the start,
when, "Our Boarding House"
landed on him for three hits in a
row, which counted for one tally.
He tightened up, however, and
pitched air tight ball until the
fatal seventh. "Iodine" Hill"
again demonstrated his prowess
with the stick, when he sent one
over the creek for four sacks, in
the third inning. The Tar Babies
cracked wide open in the lucky
seventh and allowed six runs-to
trickle accross the rubber.
Archie Smith and George
Bailey were tlie umpires.
The Elks defeated the Smelter
on Tuesday evening by the score
of six runs to one. Cecil Ferguson
on the mound for the winners, was
in fine form allowing only one lone
bingle in the seven innings. Ross
was nicked for six safeties.
Jack Cody was the star with the
hat, getting a long clout to deep
centre with two men on the path.'
SUMMARY:    Runs Hits Errors
Elks 6       6        7
Smelter 11 5
Umpires Ployart and Mcintosh.
The Beach football eleven were vie-.
toric ms over the Mine on Monday
evening, five goals to one. The Mine
made a valiant attempt to stave off
defeat, with only nine men available
for play they held their opponents on
even terms for the first half and fifteen minutes of the second. Hunter
and Jacques were the stars for the
losers. The former being a veritable
stonewall at fullback. Evans notched the lone tally for the Mine.
Elliscm 2, O'Donnell 2, Craggs 1,
were the scorers for the Beich.
Evans was the referee.
The Beach turned in another win
on Thursday evening, and climbed
on even terms with the Mine in the
league table, the victims were the
Smelter eleven. The score was two
goals to nil. Ellison and Robinson
scored the goals. Both sides missed
a penalty shot.
A draw for the Mine in their next
game will cinch for them the second
half of the schedule and the right to
meet the Smelter in the play-off
series. A loss, however, will put
them in a tie with the Beach for top
honors,
The dance given by the Anyox
Mine Club at tho Alice Arm Hotel
on Saturday, the 25th..was a very
successful affair. The Mine Club
Melodians were in excellent form,
and the large throng of Anyox and
Alice Arm dancers enjoyed every
minute of the evening.
Granby Co. Suspends Work
on Standard Property
The Granby Co., who have a
bond on the Standard suspended
work on that property last weekend, and brought all equipment to
town. While the close-down was
disappointing to many it was realized that the Granby Co. are at
the present time incurring a
heavy expense at their Copper
Mountain property. When this
plant is operating and making a
profit, there is no doubt the
Granby Co. will again enter the
Alice Arm field. At the present
time the Granby Co. are not developing any new property in
British Columbia except Copper
Mountain.
Miss Mary Cane returned from
her vacation on Friday.
Annual Picnic Held For
Alice Arm Sunday
School
The annual picnic of the Alice
Arm Anglican Church Sunday
Sohool was held at Campers
Point, last Saturday the 25th.
The weather was ideal and practically the entire juvenile population of Alice Arm and Silver City
were there, the adults were also
present iu large numbers. The
numbers were augmented by the
Anyox visitors who were invited to
join in the merriment.
As in former years, Rev. Rushbrook transported everyone to the
scene of festivities in the Mission
boat, "Northern Cross." There
was abundance of good things to
eat, which was supplied by the
ladies, and fifteen gallons of ice
cream was on hand to cool the
energetic youngsters.
Swimming was indulged in during the afternoon, and races were
also held. The winners of the
races  were:
Girls 8 and under, Juanita Falconer.
Girls 10 aud under, Miss Bare-
ley.   '
Girls 14 and under, Olive Selfe.
Boys 6 and under, Jerry O'Connor.
Boys 8 and under, Master Barclay, j
Boys 10 and under, Gordon
Anderson.
Ladies, (long hair) Mrs. B. Slielton.
Ladies, (bobbed l.nir) Mrs. Gregg
Thompson.
Men's race, open. Marshall
Smith.
The day's happiness ended with
another sumptuous repast, and at
its conclusion all were ready for
home.
The success of the day's outing
was due to a large extent to Mrs.
T. W. Falconer and Rev. Rush^
brook, to whom fell the major portion of the work. Also to Mrs. J.
Wheatley and Miss B. Crawford
who kindly canvassed for funds,
and to Mr. J. A. Anderson for
clearing the grounds and assisting in many ways.
The sum of $55.00 was collected
towards expenses, and when all
accounts had been paid a balance
of 5 cents was on hand.
Alice Arm Sends Ore
Display to Vancouver
The formation of an Alice Arm
branch of the B. C. Chamber of
Mines made it possible to send an
ore display to the Vancouuer Exhibition which will be held from
August 8th, to 15th.. At the conclusion of the exhibition this ore
display will be transferred to the
Chamber of Mines,
Although the time was short in
whioh to gather a display, nineteen properties were represented,
and included in the display was
silver, oopper, lead, zinc and tungsten ores. Among the display
were some magnificent specimens
of silver ore.
Mining property owners are still
requested to being in samples from
their properties, as later another
shipment will be made to the
Chamber of Mines. It is hoped
that good ore samples will be
brought in from every mining
property in the district, so that a
worth while display can be always
on hand at the Chamber of Mines.
Bring in your ore and the Alioe
Arm branch will see that it is
shipped. It is the cheapest and
most effective advertising proour-
able.
Anyox Moose Smoker
Was Big Affair
On Friday night July 31st. the
Loyal Order of Moose held the
most entertaining Smoker at the
Catholic Hall that has been held
in Anyox for some time.
Bro. T. Kirkwood very ably filled the position of chairman and
introduced Bro. S. Wallstedt. District Deputy Supreme Dictator of
Northern B. C. and Alaska, who
in a few words told all the
brothers and visitors they, had to
put away their troubles and enjoy
the rest of the evening as men
should. The Mooose orchestra
comprised the following artists
under tho able leadership of John
Webster at the piano; Jim Varnes,
trombone; H. Ward, clarinet; O.
J. Hutchings, drums; L. Dodd;
saxophone, and ably assisted by
Sid Armstrong and Chas MaeKnight,
violins, gave the first item on the
programme.
Bro. Macaulay sang a song, Mary
of Argyle, and some of the boys could
not help but sing it also.
Bro. Varnes, a hilarious solo.
Bro. Tierney, a clog dance with a
strong encore to repeat. Bro. Tierney
shows lots of pep and the boys play
him hard.
Mr. Leek gave two items of the
elocutionary art, and was much enjoyed by the boys.
Bro. Webster, at the piano, in popular songs, sang by the boys. Of
course the military songs were sang
the loudest.
Bro. Bice gave a reading about a
poker game in Alice Arm. The way
it was told it must have really happened there.
Bud Sheen, ukelele, J. Bunting,
guitar, were so much enjoyed that
the boys demanded encores, and had
them play until they tired.
After this supper was served. Ed.
Johnson was chief chef and made
good coffee and Walter Ghrisholin
was his assistant.
After supper the S. S. Prince Rupert
orchestra arrived and rendered several
pieces of high grade music, which
were thoroughly enjoyed.
Bro. Craggs sang a song.
Bro. Webster gave a reading.
Bro. B. Brown a comic song.
Bro. Tierney a clog dance.
Mr. Leek a recital.
Bro. Wallstedt, a Swedish song ami
dance.
S. S. Prince Rupert Song Birds gave
several items of entertainment.
Bro. Webster a Highland Sword
Dance.
Moose Greeting for the S. S. Prince
Rupert Orchestra and Song Birds.
Bud Sheen, a song.
Bro. Macauley, a song.
Selection by Moose Orchestra.
The lengthy programme was nut
concluded until after midnight, and
the large crowd thoroughly enjoyed
every minute of the evening.
Many thanks are due for the splendid success of the evening to tlie
following members who comprised the
Entertainment Committee: Brothers
H. Ward, A. McGuire, O. J. Hutchings, Ed. Johnston, Rod Chisholin,
Tom Kirkwood.
Well Known Anyox
Couple Wed at Hospital
A very pretty wedding was
solemnized at the Nurses' Home
at the Anyox Hospital on Friday
evening, when Miss Winter, late
matron of the Hospital, became
the bride of Mr. Ed. Yard, also of
Anyox. The officiating clergyman was Rev. J. S. Brayfield.
The Dining Room and hallway
were beautifully decorated with
cut flowers and various colored
flags which gave a very pleasing
appearance.
Mr. B. Hutchison supported the
groom, and Dr. P. Whelan gave
the bride away. At the conclusion
of the ceremony Miss Carr gave
a selection on the piano, "Here
comes the Bride."
Mr. Yard in a few chosen words
thanked Dr. and Mrs. Whelan,
Dr. and Mrs. Learoyd and the
nurses of the hospital for their
kindness in making the event such
a happy one.
Following the ceremony supper
was served, and the health and
happiness of the bride and groom
were toasted with enthusiasm.
The guests included Dr. and
Mrs. P. Whelan, Dr. and Mrs. D.
R. Learoyd. Dr. and Mrs. Trefrey,
Dr. R. Kinsman, Miss Wall, Mr.
and Mrs. H. Spieght, Mr. aud Mrs.
A. Morton, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Morrow, Mr. and
Mrs. B. Buck, Miss Sutilovich,
Miss Stewart. Miss Duncan, Miss
Nicholson, Mrs. Cornell, Miss
Cameron. Messrs. J. McCallum,
H. McCartney, Geo. Warwick.
The happy couple left for Alice
Arm the same evening, where they
will spend their honeymoon, and
the wide circle of friends of both
groom and bride wish them all
happiness in the future.
Ore Samples Wanted for Fair
A number of mining property
owners have received requests
from the Prince Rupert Exhibition for ore samples for tlie fair,
which will be held from September
8th. to 12th. This fair is a
northern institution and should re.
oeive our support. After the fair
the display will be placed on the
C. N.'R. wharf for the convenience
of the travelling public. The
Herald will guarantee that your
ore will be shipped if samples are
brought in before August 31st.
HOUSE FOR SALE AT
ALICE ARM
Comprising four rooms and bath, two
additional rooms can be easily made
upstairs. Complete plumbing system.
Laundry tubs, woodshed and workshop. Two' lots go with house, and
title can be given. Good Location,
A snap at $1800.00.—Apply Herald
Office.
New Anyox Heating System
Completed
Another long section of the
steam pipe line has just been completed at Anyox. Last year a 6 in.
main pipe was constructed as far
as the main fuel oil tank from
number 2 power plant. This year
another 1,800 feet have been added
to it, making a total length of 3,-
300 feet, or over half a mile from
number 2 power house to the
central heating station under the
General Office. This line has been
built according to the most modern
engineering practice and will be a
considerable factor in the saving of
fuel, as well as being very economic
in operating costs. Steam is
oarried in the main pipe at a pressure of 40 to 100 lbs., according to
the demand, and reduced in each
building to a low pressure. All
the condensed steam is returned to
a sub-station and automatically
pumped back to. the boilers in the
number 2 power house. The construction above the ground is a
very neat piece of work, and built
to withstand the severe climate of
this northern country. The successful building of this line was
carried out by F. C. Morrow, under contract with the Granby Co.
O. B. Osborn, manager of the
Drygoods Department, General
Store, accompanied by Mrs. Osborn, were passengers for Vancouver on Saturday. After a short
stay there Mrs. Osborn will visit
her parents at Yorkton, Sask.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gray and
family returned home yesterday
from a visit to Alice Arm, where
Mr. Gray has been developing the
Eureka property. ALICE   ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,   Monday,   August  3,   1925
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alioe Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grunts - - $10.00
Land Notices .... $10.00
Coal Notices .... $6.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch.
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher;
The newly organized Alice
Arm branch of the B. C. Chamber of Mines has already got into
harness. During last week, ore
samples were packed and despatched to the Vancouver Exhibition; and these will later form
part of a permanent display at the
B. C. Chamber of Mines. Some
of our citizens are commencing to
howl about the quiet times, and
wondering why two or three million dollar concerns doivt come in
and scatter their wealth around developing our rich ore resouces. To
these we would say, have you
done your part in encouraging
mining companies to come in?
Have you asked any mining property owner to bring in ore samples?
Have you brought any in yourself, or did you go around and enquire if you could be of any assistance in packing the samples already sent out? Do you belong
to any organization working for
the welfare of the town, and if so,
do you attend the meetings and do
your utmost to help the officers
in their work? Some of these
calamity howlers expect some one
else to do all the work, but when
a few dollars are being circulated
they are there with both hands and
feet, eager to get their share of the
fruits of the labor of the more
enterprising citizens.
Although Anyox is a good
place to work, chiefly on account
of the permanency of employment,
and the regularity of the pay
cheque, it must be admitted that
the atmosphere at times reminds
one of the abode of his Satanic
majesty. To those who occasionally delight in a lung full of fresh
air and wish to gaze on the green
grass, trees and flowers of this
beautiful north, we say take a trip
to Alice Arm and enjoy to the fullest extent the benevolence of
Mother Nature. Beautifully situated in a bowl in the mountains
Alice Arm is one of the picture
spots of the north. Excellent
fishing, boating and hiking facilities
are available,   A holiday spent in
John Conway, Anyox
Government Agent
Transferred
John Conway, who has held the
position of government agent at
Anyox for nearly five years, has
been transferred to the larger district of Cumberland. He is succeeded by It. M. McGusty, who before coming to Anyox has held the
position of government agent at
Williams Lake.
John Conway is one of the real
old timers of the north, having
spent 21 years in the north coast
section of the province. He was
deputy mining recorder at Stewart during 1904-5-6. Leaving
there he saw service in the government offices at Port Simpson and
Prince Rupert. He returned to
Stewart as government agent in
1910. He was later appointed assistant government agent at
Prince Rupert and came to Anyox
in the fall of 1920.
His friends in the north are
numbered among men in all stations of life and all will wisli him
tlie best of good luck in his new
field.
Higher Percentage of Marks
Obtained by Entrance Examination Pupils This Year
Following are the names of the
pupils of the Anyox and Alice
Arm schools who successfully passed their examination for entrance
to high school.
Granby Bay—Ernest H. Brown
391, Grace M. Stevens 366, Vera
D. Eve 364,Thomas H. Gray 363,
Gunard C. Anderson 351, Harold
Hague 349, Charles Bright 349,
Pearl V. Jago 328, Arthur K,
Dwyer 327, Christina A. McLeod
317, Robert J. Moffat 310.
Alice Arm—W. Lawrence Falconer 314.
The percentage of points gained
by the Anyox pupils this year was
much greater than last year.
This year the average number of
points for each pupil was 347; last
year the average was 329. This
decided improvement reflects great
credit on both pupils and teachers.
Tlie Prince Rupert Annual Exhibition, September 8th. to 12th.
Take your exhibits and take your
friends. Everything within their
power is being done by the Fair
Board to make such visits interesting, instructive and pleasant.
Write for Entry Forms without
delay.
Boot and Shoe
Repairing
First Class Work
Highest Grade Material
Used
C. H. Walker Alice Arm
At kit of Kitsault Csfe
Alice Arm is the most economical
and enjoyable that can be obtained.
PEOPLE OF ANYOX
AND ALICE ARM
Hiring; operated successfully for onr clients in Portland Canal Stocks for tie
past one and a half years.   In order to widen our field ud increase our
business, we have appointed 0. W. Chapman our agent in your district, ud
through him yon will get a much safer service thu cu possibly
be otherwise obtained
H. W. M. ROLSTON & Co.
STOCK BROKERS, STEWART, B. C.
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THE VIKING CAFE
Main Street, Alice Arm
THE POPULAR RESORT OF
MINERS, MUCKERS, LOGGERS
Where  the boys arc given a squire
meal ud a squire deil at a fair price
FRESH BREAD, CAKES & PIES
LEO PAULCER    •    Prop.
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Fresh Fruits and
Vegetables
Of all descriptions arriving every Monday
T.W. FALCONER auc. a™
GENERAL  MERCHANT
Men's Ready Made Suits
Ranging from $17.00 to   $41.00
These suits are made from highest grade
materials, and it will pay you to inspect
them before purchasing your new suit.
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
LAUNCH, "AWAKE"
SUMMER   SERVICE
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from
Depart from Anyox Tuesday,  10 a.m.    Depart
Alice Arm 2.30 p.m. same day.
Depart from Anyox 10 a.m. Wednesday
Depart from Alice Arm 2 p.m. Friday
Depart from Anyox 10 a.m. Saturday. Depart from Alice
Arm 2.30 p.m. same day
Depart Anyox 9 a.m. Sunday.   Depart Alice Arm 7 p.m.
same day
FRANK  D.  RICE _*
B.  C.  LAND SURVEYOR
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions,  Underground Surveys^
Etc.
ALIOE  ARM,  B. C.
Having your meali at tke
MINE CAFE
is a habit that grows from the fint
happy  experience.    Our patrons
are regular patrons and we invite
you to join them
We use only the best and it is
cooked and baked under our
personal care
J. FOXLEY    .    Proprietor
I. O. O. F.
Askew Lodge No. 38, Anyox, B. C.
Meets every Thursday even-
at 7.30 p.m., in Elks' Hall
N. G. V. G. Recording Sec.
J. D. Wilson     W. Blsckbnrn      A. Stuicker
BLUE FRONT CIGAR
STORE
Cigar*, Cigarettei ud Tobacco, Soft Drinks
Rooms for rent by Diy, Week or Month.
Geo. Beaudin
Prop.
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SUMMER STEAMSHIP
SERVICE
S. S. Prince Rupert or Prince George sails from Anyox for Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, and intermediate points, via Stewart.
each Saturday 1.00 a.m.
S. S. Prince Charles for above ports direct, each Wednesday 8.00 a.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, fortnightly for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Islands
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave   Prince   Rupert   daily   except Sunday at 11.80 a.m.
for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for points East
and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. Mc-NAUGHTON, District Paasenger Agent,
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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-MEAT   MARKET
ALICE ARM
WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL
Dealer in Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
si
Anyox
Barber Shops
MINE AND  BEACH
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MINERAL ACT
Certificate Of Improvements
NOTICE
"Big Strike" Mineral Claim, situate
in the Naas River Mining Division of
Cassiar District. Where located: on
Evindson Creek, Kitsault River, Alice
Ann, adjoining the Royal No. i Mineral Claim on the west.
TAKE NOTICE that Noel Humphreys, acting as agent for Robert T.
Colquhoun F. M. Certificate No.
81461-C, Walter S, Baird, F. M. O. No.
808380, and Douglas R. Shewan F. M.
C. No. 80535-O, intend sixty days from
the date hereof to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above olsini.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85. must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 28th. day of May, A.D.
1025,
NOEL HUMPHRYS, Agent
LAND  ACT
Notice of Intention to apply to Lee i: Land
In Prince Rupert Land District,
Recording District Oassiar, and situate
at head of Hastings Arm, on east
shore.
Take Notice that Alfred E' Wright
of Prince Rupert, occupation, Land
Surveyor, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described lands:—   -
Commencing at a post planted one-
and-a-half nines south-east  of   the
south-west corner of Kshwan Indian
Reserve, on east shore of Hastings
Arm; thence north 30 chains; thence I
west 60   chains;    thence south 30 ]
chains;   thence east 60 chains and i
containing 180 acres more or less.
ALFRED E. WRIGHT,
Name of Applicant.
Lyman H. Hinton, Agent
Dated May 15th, 1025.
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ALICE   ARM   AND  ANYOX   HERALD,   Monday,   August  3,   1925
-   ANYOX
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
, Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
POOL, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
Help the Organization
that Serves You
The Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm
Tobacco and Soft Drinks
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
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SYNOPSIS OF
LANDACTAHENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, aurveyed
jJrown lands may be pre-empted by
Urtttah subjects over 18 years ot age,
and by alleys on declaring Intention
to become British subjeots, conditional uponi residence, occupation,
and Improvement for agricultural
purposes.
full Information concerning regu-
■Utons regarding pre-emptions Is
■ ven In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
whioh can be obtained free of charge
'■', addressing the Department of
Lands, Viotoria, B.C., or to any Government Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural^
purposes, and which 1b not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Dl-
| \ vision, In which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received.
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHA8E
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land is (5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 aores,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE  LEA8ES
i Unsurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
aores, may be leased as homesites,
.conditional upon a dwelling being
,ereoted In the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
i LEA8E8
1 For graslng and Industrial purposes areas not exoeeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
company.
(MAZING
Under the Oraalng Aot ihe Provinoe it divided Into graslng districts
and the range administered under i
{Graslng Commissioner. Annual
erasing permits are Issued baaed on
inumbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permits are available far settlers,
campers and travellers, up to tea
head.
Mining In Atlin District
Receiving Considerable
Attention
Engineer Gold Mines, Ltd. Inc.,
which operates the remarkable
Engineer mine on Taku Arm, in
the Atlin distriot. has optioned
two miles of placer ground along
Pine Creek nearby.
Machinery for hydraulic operations is being installed.
The deep-level tunnel at the Engineer mine has cut the "E" vein
1.200 feet from its portal and 90
feet below the bottom level of the
old workings. Five other veins,
all showing gold, were cut in driving the tunnel.
Driving of the "E" vein at
depth is said to be developing the
same high grade of ore that lias
been found in the upper workings.
The company has installed a 50-
ton mill and a hydro-electric plant,
and it is expected that the output
of this mill during this season
materially will increase the gold
production.
O. B. Smith and associates have
a crew developing the Gleaner
group adjoining the Engineer
property on the north, which is
said to contain the extension of
the Engineer veins.
Atlin Silver-Lead Mines, which
made important additions to its
plant last fall, has secured additional capital and has mapped
out a comprehensive campaign of
development for the present season. Thus there is a marked revival of mining in the Atlin district.
Anyox Band Gives Open Air
Concert
On Saturday evening in honour
of the distinguished visitors 'sojourning here for a few days, the
Anyox Band gave a splendid concert under the able conductorship
of J. Varnes. Each musician responded immediately and harmoniously to the baton of the conductor, and Anyox people are justly
proud of their enthusiastic music
artists.
A large number of people were
present, and all thoroughly enjoyed the delightful music. The programme was as follows: March:
New White House." Overture:
"Festal." Barcarolli: "From
Tales of Hoffman." March: "Old
Comrades." March: "Measage
From' Mars." Overture: "Sweet
Brier." Waltz: "Sunset on the
St. Lawrence." Overture: "The
Elves." March: "Colonel Bogy."
March: "American Patriot."
March: "Contemptibles."
She was a freshman from Vassar,
"Oh, dear," she sighed, "I simply
can't adjust my curriculum."
"It doesn't show any," he reasured
her, blushing. And then they both
talked rapidly about the decorations.
y
Alice Arm
Hotel
First Class Rooms, Hot and
Cold   Water,   Heated,    and
Eleotrio Light
An ideal place (or your summer vacation.
Commands ine view.  Splendid fishing
and hiking facilities
Good Single Beds for Working-en, 50c.
Mrs. E. M. McCOY Proprietoress
Loyal Order
of Moose
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
Lodge Meets on Friday, June 26th,
July 10th, 24th, August 7th. and
21st, at 8.30 p.m. prompt
Headquarters: Catholic Hall, Anyox
Dictator: Secretary:
P. W. Oiioes        J. G. Elms
P. O. Box 187
Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
r~
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms (or Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich       Prop.
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Orders   Taken  for  all
Kinds of
Finished Building Material
S. DUMAS, Alice Arm
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Alice Arm Electric
LAUNDRY
Downtown Agency: Welcome
Pool Room
Clothes Cleaned and Pressed
J. LAIDLAW   ■    ■    PROP.
Fishing Supplies
For those who delight in landing the succulent
trout of our famous fishing streams and lakes, we
have a complete line of goods, including Rods,
Reels, Lines, Hooks, Sinkers, Bait, Etc.
BRUGGY'S STORE M„A_
AL. FALCONER
ALICE ARM
Baggage, Freighting, Pack and Saddle Horses
COAL AND LUMBER
Slab Wood Cut Any Length
EVERY ORDER GIVEN IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
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KITSAULT CAFE
ALICE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD   AND   PASTRY   ALWAYS  FOR   SALE
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
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GRANBY CONSOLIDATED MINING,
SMELTING & POWER Co. Limited
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICE:-Anyox, B. C.
BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO  END OF  DECEMBER,  1924
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $77,382,953; Lode Gold $118,473190; Silver$68!,-
824,579; Lead, $70,548,578; Copper, $187,489,378; Zinc, $32,171,497; Miscellaneous Minerals $1,431,349
Coal and Coke, $260,880,048; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc., ^12,225,814; making its mineral
production to the end of 1924, show an
Aggregate Value of $859,427,386
Production for Year Ending December 1924, $48,704,604
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province
in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles. are obtained by developing such properties, security of which is guaranteed by
Crown Grants.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, British Columbia
N.B.—Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been done
are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considering
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports of the Geological Survey of Canada, Pacific
Building, Vanoouver, are recommended as valuable soiiroes of information. ALICE   ARM  AND ANYOX  HERALD,   Monday,  August  3,   1925
Prevent Forest Fires-It Pays
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|   ALICE ARM NOTES
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Sea Al. Falconer for Wood, Coal
aud Lumber.
Roy McKinley left on Monday
for Prinoe Rupert, where he will
spend the next six weeks.
R. Schl of Prince Rupert spent
a few days last week at the Alice
Arm Hotel.
Harry Fowler left on Friday on
a short business trip to Stewart.
J. Cummings left on Monday for
Prince Rupert.
J. 0 Trethewey arrived home on
Monday from a trip to Vancouver.
The tugboat, Alcedo, arrived
from Prince Rupert on Friday, and
took out a boom of logs from the
camp of Eric Carlson.
Mrs. E. M. McCoy left on Friday
for Prince Rupert, to meet her
mother, son and daughter, who are
making a round trip to Alaska.
She expects to return home today.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
prices—Miss B. Crawford, Alice
Arm.
FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT AND
SICKNESS INSURANCE
CHARLES WING ANYOX,B.C.
H.   M.  SELFE
REGISTERED  OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
FOR   SALE
A 16ft. Turner built row boat, witli
2-h.p. Caille outboard engine, and
two pairs of oars in good condition.
Apply A. Stazioker, Anyox, Phone
149.
If you require capital for development, or wisli to sell, and are
not boosting your prices or
values, communicate fullest particulars H. E. Landman, Barrister, 429 Pender Street West,
Vancouver, B. C. Great oppor-
" tunity pool 15 or 20 claims for
development together if sufficient
body of ore and prices not
inflated.
Beach Cafe
ANYOX
BREAD, CAKES,   PASTRY
Meals at All Hours
SODA   FOUNTAIN
Soft Drinks, Sweet Milk and
Buttermilk
T. GILLESPIE
Mrs. Smith left for her home at
Prince Rupert, on Monday after
spending a vacation with her sister, Mrs. Al. Falconer.
Mrs. H. F. Kergin arrived home
on Friday from Victoria, where
she attended the funeral of her
father, Capt. Croskie.
Sigurd Wallstedt, District Deputy Supreme Dictator of Northern
B. C. and Alaska, for the Loyal
Order of Moose, spent a few days
in Alice Arm last week and was
successful in obtaining twelve new
members for the Anyox Lodge.
See Al. Falconer for Freight and
Pack Horses *
T      ANYOX NOTES      '
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The Elks' Annual Children's Flag
Day will be held on Wednesday
next, August 5th. at the Ball
Grounds, at 1 p.m. All children
are invited.   A BIG TIME
A. S. Nickerson returned on
Monday after spending a hectic
holiday at Prince Rupert.
Frank Rice, of Alice Arm, spent
a few days in town on business
recently.
Mrs J. Foxley spent last week
with her family holidaying at the
Alice Arm Hotel.
Mrs. L. Dodds and son, aocompanied by her mother, were southbound passengers on the S. S. Cardena on Monday.
FOUND-AGood  Smoke in the
El Dora Cigar.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Wilson and
family of the Mine are spending
holidays at Silver City.
Mrs. E. Errington and family,
accompanied by Mrs. R. Jack,
spent the week-end at the Alice
Arm Hotel.
Miss Edna B. Haslett, of Prince
Rupert, is visiting with her sister,
Mrs. H. Thorley.
Mrs. L. H. Wenerstrom and
child are spending holidays at
Alice Arm.
J. Wier returned home yesterday
from Alioe Arm after spending a
week with Charlie Gray developing
the Eureka,
Mrs. J. Dunn and family left on
Saturday for Alice Arm, where
they will spend a vacation.
Mrs. H. Armstrong and family
left on Saturday for Alice Arm,
where they will spend holidays.
Nice cozy room for rent, with or
without board. Apply Miss B.
Crawford, Box 33, Alioe Arm.
S. Swanson of the Mine, left on
Saturday to visit Mrs. Swanson
and family who are staying in
Seattle.
Miss McMillan arrived on Monday evening and is spending a
vacation with her aunt. Mrs. A.
Roberts.
Fred Noel of the General Store
staff was a southbound passenger
on Saturday. ■
0. G. Mclntyre left on Saturday
for Skidegate, Q. C. I., where he
will spend a vacation.
Albert Lopez was a southbound
passenger on Saturday for Santiago, California.
Worthy of your Support
THE
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
received.
Join Up!
Make  the League better
through your influence
USE
GRANBY BENZOL
THE BEST MOTOR FUEL
FOR  SALE BY  THE
GRANBY STORE
ANYOX
B.  P. O.  ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Y'
^
John M. Morrison
, General Contractor
Teaming Freighting, Wood
Coal, Pack Horses and
Saddle Horses
ALICE ARM
J.
LAND ACT
Notice of Intention to apply to Lease Land
In Prince Bupert Land District, Recording District Oassiar, and situate
at head of Hastings Ann.
Take Notice that Alfred Swanson of
Prince Bupert, occupation Mariner,
intends to apply for permission to
lease the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted itO
chains north of A. E. Wright's application post; thence north '10 chains;
thence west 20 chains more or less to
tlie low water mark of the main
branch of Kshwari river; thensesouth
40 chains along low water mark of
said main branch; thence east 20
chains morn or less along the north
boundary of A. E. Wright's application to point of commencement, and
containing 80 acres more or less.
ALFRED SWANSON,
Name of applicant
Alfred E. Wright, Agent
Dated May 17th. 1925.
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Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc. [
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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Novelties in Sweaters
FOR LADIES
Art Silk Pullover Sweaters, with Half Sleeve, $4.50
"Lady Athlete" Waist, in plain and fancy colored Broadcloths, $2.95 & $3.95
Ladies Night Gowns, plain colors and bluebird patterns, at
$1.50, $1.95 and $2.25
Shoe Department
PRIOR TO STOCKTAKING
at the end of August we are clearing out
odd lines and single pairs of
SHOES AT RIDICU0USLY
LOW PRICES
Come in and look them over. Ther's a
bargain for you or some inemher of the
family. These odd lines comprise Men's
Women's, Boys, Girls and Children's Shoes
Drug Department
We have just received a nice assortment of
LITTLE GIRLS'
PURSES
RETAILING AT 60c.
Think of tbe joys you oan bring   your
little daughter for such a trifling sum.
BUY ONE TODAY
Men's
Khaki Shirts
Made from Fine Wool Vyella Cloth,
with Military and Polo Collars.   Good
wearing material and very neat
appearing
PRICE   $4.50
Glassware
SPECIAL FOR ONE WEEK
ONLY
GRAPE DESIGN TUMBLERS
$2.50 PER DOZEN
TUMBLERS
VARIOUS  DESIGNS  $1.80
AND   $2.00   PER   DOZEN
Hardware Dept
GRANBY   STORES
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