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Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.00 a Year
2 Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.25 to
all other points.
VOL. 14,   NO. 31
Alick Arm, B. C, Saturday, February 9. 1985
5 cents each.
Foundry and Aces Win
Games on Monday
Rovers fell sadly by the wayside
in their game with the Foundry on
Monday last. They could only
accumulate 14 points against 34 by
the moulders. Foundry were out
in full strength, while the Rovers
were minus the services of Thompson and though they tried their
best, it was soon evident that they
were outclassed. The showers
awaited Yelland early in the seoond
half and later they claimed Hamilton and Patrick. The teams: Rovers, Flye 6, Summers, Kirby 5,
Cadillac,   Kergin  3. Foundry:
Scott 9,   Patrick 6,   D. O'Neill 8,
Hamilton 5, Yelland 1, Parsons 5.
Aces gained another victory in
their race for league honors by defeating Mine Girls 29-9 on Monday
last. Although the Aces were in a
scoring mood and could not go
wrong, the Mine GirlR were very
unlucky in not making a much
higher score, as on several occasions
the hoop eluded them by fractions.
E. Morris, .formerly-of the Spooks,
has now donned an orange jersey
and is playing a creditable game
for the Mine Girls. L. Dresser
was easily top scorer in the game
with 14 points. The teams: Mine
Girls. H. Caldeoni. J. Roberts 3, P.
Arscott, E. Morris 4, Y. Cannon 1,
B. Cannon 1. Aces: M. Dresser 6,
P. Loudon 2, L, Dresser 14, J
Pinckney 2, A. Carrick, D. Rogers
4, H. Simpson 1.
Education Now Has A
Special Week
Throughout the British Empire
the vaiue of eduoation, is now being further emphasised by means
of an "Eduoation Week," the present week—February 6th. to 12th.
—having been set aside for this
purpose. In every oountry over
which the British flag waves, the
value and importance of education
has been proclaimed from pulpits,
platforms and the press.
The attention of parents lias
been specially directed to the need
for making education attractive
rather than uninteresting for the
coming generation, and to this end
Friday, February 8th. was visitors'
day at the schools.
At all schools, visitors—and especially parents—were cordially welcomed from 2 to 3.30 p.m. Parents
especially should appreciate the
fact that nowadays children have
wonderful opportunities for acquiring an education along the best
possible lines, and encourage them
acofcrtlingly. ■•■■
Anyox Notes
James Dixon, of the clerical staff
left on Friday last for Vancouver.
A. Fors and B. Fucicli left on
Friday last for Vancouver.
C. Brewster and H. Jorgenson
returned on Friday, from a holiday
in the south.
J. Frances arrived on Friday
from Vancouver.
Mrs. L. Gillies and children returned  on  Friday from a visit to
W. Feyer left on Monday for
Jim. Wylie, K. Hamnla and L.
McKeilich left on Monday for
Claude Reid left on Wednesday
for Ocean Falls, where he will
J. Cullingsford left on Wednesday for Victoria.
Miss Johanna Biglow left on
Wednesday for Vancouver.
J. Campbell, T. Paton, M. Som
inerville, and R. Sanderson, left on
Wednesday for Vancouver.
H. Gentleman returned on Wednesday from a holiday visit to the
Mr. Hector McColl  Passes
News reached Alice Arm   this
week    that   Mr. Hector McColl
passed   away near Barkerville a
short time ago.   The late Mr. Me
Coll was a former resident of Alice
Arm. where he was well known
and highly respected.   The cause
of death was not given, but it is
learned that he suffered a parayltic
stroke last year, from which, he
had apparently recovered but it is
possible that he was again afflicted.
Tennis Players Hoping For
Early Start
January was no sooner gene,
than some youthful tennis enthusiasts were busy clearing the A. C. L,
tennis court of snow. The quantity
on the courts this year is somewhat
light and given fine weather an
early opening of the tennis season
will be possible.
Will Act As Ski Judge
Rolf Syvertsen of the Hidden
Creek Mine Anyox, left on Wed
nesday for Smithers, where he will
officiate as judge during the West
ern Canada Championships ski
tournament there on February
13th. to 15th.
The Bulk of Canadian
Copper Mined As
Almost every major ore body in
Canada contains two or more minerals, so that base metal mining
operations have resulted in the
production of more than one metal.
From the standpoint of the individual mine, there is a possibility
of better balanced activity as a result of these combinations. When
the price of one metal falls to unprofitable levels, or that of another
shows marked gains, mining oper
ations can be correspondingly ad
justed. Thus, the Britannia mine
at Howe Sound, found copper
prices too low to permit continuance of former operations, but was
able to begin working on an ore
body with a low copper content
and a relatively high zinc content
combined with small percentages
of gold. During the years of low
copper prices, oopper has been produced in Canada principally as a
by-produot in the recovery of other
metals. The expansion of Canadian copper output has been,the
indirect consequence of inoreased
production of nickel and gold.
Thus the president of the Inter-1
national Nickel Company, in a
recent statement to shareholders,
said: "In extracting nickel . . .
approximately two pounds of copper are recovered for every pound
of nickel. This means that copper
is now being mined at the rate of
more than 200,000,000 pounds per
year, as the direct result of provid
ing the nickel now required in diversified industrial markets
throughout the world."
The Rouyn area of Quebec is
another famous example. Developed and originally organized for
the production of copper, low copper prices aud the increasing value
of gold caused the main emphasis
to be placed on gold production
and coppor was relegated to its
present position as a by-product.
Many of the Canadian mines produce small quantities of the precious metals—gold, silver, platinum
and others of the platinum group—
in their ordinary mining operations
and the sale of these precious met'
als has permitted the maintenance
of base metal operations during
the depression.
New Power Machinery
Arrives for Premier
Elks Defeat Vandals In
Erratic Game
The Stewart News
Two tractors, with three sleighs
each, left the dock at 9 o'clock this
morning- with some 35 tons of
machinery for the new Premier
power plant. In this load was included a 630 h.p. Fairbanks-Morse
Diesel in two parcels, one weighing
approximately 11 tons and the other
10, which had been unloaded from
the SS. Griffco, that docked last
evening and commenced discharging
some 110 tons of power and electrical machinery for Premier, as well
as some 20,000 feet of lumber and
general cargo, at 1 o'clock this
With her hoisting gear heavy in
ice, these heavy lifts required expert handling.
With this shipment arrived the first
unit and all the electrical equipment
forthe ne ' . ...,ier power plant,
installation of which will commence
immediately on its arrival at the
mine, as many men being employee1
thereon as is found economically
A second unit, of equal capacity,
is expected to arrive here in.two
weeks time, with two weeks thereafter a third and similar unit.
Stewart Steele arrived at Alioe
Arm on Thursday and is spending
a holiday with Mr. aud Mrs. J.
Great Basketball Exhibition On Friday
Anyone who waK at the Gymnasium on Friday evening, February
1st. will tell you that they would
not have missed those hoop games
for anything. All three were an
exhibition of great basketball, and
nothing quite so good has been
seen here this season. The Senior
B game between the Foundry and
Vandals B was closely contested
every inch of the way and provid
some surprises. The ladies' fixture
was fast and resourceful, and the
Senior A clash between the Vandals and Trojans was a great
thrill for the fans.
Vandais B, out to avenge their
irecent defeat by the Foundry, put
every ounce they had into the fray,
but could not wear down the inspired leaders of the B League,
Continued on Page 4
Lack of a full team was the undoing of Vandals A, in tlieir game
against the  Elks on Monday last,
when the antlered herd   impaled
them on  the short end of a 32-26
score.   The miners found it necessary  to use some of their B men,
players from other teams and even
a couple of spectators from   the
sidelines.   Even the Elks had to
borrow another player, in order to
finish  the game with a quintette
The game was full of excitement
and several unusual situations arose
which   caused    much    merriment
among the good-natured fans.   One
spectator who volunteered for service lasted about five minutes, after
which the showers awaited him.
Two or three others played in civics and  looked  more like referees
than players, with consequent confusion among their team mates and
opponents.   Elks soon established
a nice lead and kept ahead all the
way.    With Vrp<\ CnlHeroni absent
and Tony Calderoni sent to   the
showers quite early, the   scoring
machine of the Mine was entirely
out of gear.    Kulai came through
with ten points and McMillan added six.   Gourlay also sank three
nice baskets toward  the close of
the   game.       For    the   winners,
Davies and McBryde divided honors
with   eleven   points   each.      The
former gave the Vandals a lot of
trouble,  while  McBryde, a   newcomer, has an eye for the hoop and
uses nice judgement.    Currie set a
tine example to his team  mates,
turning in his best card for the
season.     Referee   Gillies handled
this ticklish and unusual game in
a   most  efficient   manner.      The
teams:   Vandals, Kulai 10, White
2. MoMillan 6, Saaman Gourlay 7,
Hamilton 1,   Cadillac,   McClosky.
Elks: Phillips 3, Soott 2, McBryde
11, Davies 11, Currie 8, Dan McDonald.
Rev. and Mrs. A. Abraham arrived at Alice Arm on Thursday
from Anyox, and expect to leave
again today. They were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Falconer.
Rev. Abraham held divine service
at St. Michael's Church yesterday
The piledriver to be used in oon
neotion with the building of the
float and approach at Silver City
by Currie & Son of Prince Rupert,
arrived at Alice Arm last week-end. 	
Construction work is now in full' evening, whioh was greatly appre-|0f the game depends, should be
iswing. ' ciated. | considered first,
Hoop Team Managers Should
Field Full Teams
It has been suggested that iu
order to avoid possible misunderstanding and confusion, all basketball team managers should make
an effort to have on the floor, before
the start of the games, an eight-
man team. This will do away
with the need for calling in outsiders, and be much better for all
concerned. It should always be
kept in mind, that the public, upon
whose support the whole interest ALICE       ARM   AND ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturday. February 9.   1935
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
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Transient Advertising, 50c.  per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
K. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
The Alaska-Yukon
Senators and Congressmen of the
western states of Washington,
Oregon and California, and also
Alaska are pressing their claims at
Washington for appropriations to
survey and build the Alaska-Yukon
Highway. If they are successful,
nothing can be clone until a conference has been held with the Dominion Government, for the biggest
portion must be constructed through
British Columbia. The Canadian
Government are no doubt watching
events, and will wait and see,just
how much money the United States
is willing to pay towards construction. Americans seem more anxious
at present to build the highway
than Canadians, and no doubt will
be a" jeable to pay the larger portion of money on it. It will connect
two parts of the United States by
road, which will be a big advantage
to both Alaska and the U. S. A.
Especially will it be important if
the United States becomes embroiled in a war with Japan. The highway would also be a great asset to
Canada. It would open for devel-.
opment a huge tract of territory
rich in minerals, timber, water
powers and scenery. Millions of
tourists would travel over its surface, leaving money at every place
they stopped. Its construction
would absorb thousands of our unemployed and place millions of
dollars in circulation. In case of a
war, as mentioned above, it would
help Canada just as much or more
than the United States, for if the
Japs ever obtained a foothold in
Alaska it would not be long before
the brown hordes would pour into
British Columbia. In view of all
the advantages to be gained, Canada should join with the United
States in building the highway as
soon as the latter is ready. It
would not be for lack of money that
Canada rejected tlie project for at
present we are spending millions of
dollars on our unemployed and getting very little in return.
Decline In Earnings Of
Howe Sound Co.
An official statement to shareholders of Howe Sound Company,
explains that the decline in earnings
for the last quarter of 1934 in comparison with the preceding quarter
was due to less units of zinc sold
and decreased prices for all metals
except gold and silver. Zinc sales
dropped from 21,179,650 lbs. in
the third quarter to only 4,016,047.
Copper sales, of chief interest in
connection with the company's B.C.
subsidiary, Britannia Mining &
Smelting Co. Ltd., showed an increase from 2,591,846 lbs. to 3,644,.
661 lbs. Gold and silver sales were
also higher. Gold sold, amounted
to 3,450 ounces compared with
2,427 and silver'amounted to 1,158,-
032 against 1,019,402.
Net surplus for the quarter
amounted to $318,813 compared
with $361,772 in the third quarter,
or approximately 67c. per share
against 76c. In the last quarter of
1933 earnings amounted 95c. per
Earnings for 1934 were reported
at approximately $3.57 per share
compared with $1.74 per share in
Peter (saying his prayers)—And
please make Cyril give up throwing
stones at me, By the way, I've
mentioned this before.
Captain—Did   you    enjoy   your
leave, lieutenant?
1 Paymaster—Yes, hut there's nothing like the feeling of a good desk
under your feet again.
Man—He is not so big a fool as
he used lo be.
Friend—Is he getting wise?
Man—No, thinner.
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors,
Veneer, Ready Roofing, Brick,
Lime, Cement, and other Building Materials.
Quotations Furnished and
Shipments made Promptly
1425 Granville Street, Vancouver B.C.
Alice Arm Branch
Chamber of Mines
liver since the first wild tribes
that roamed the woods and plains
of the world organized and elected
a chief, mankind has organized
itself into tribes, states and nations
for protection and expansion. Inside of these nations organization
work continued, until, at the present time, every trade and business
has an organization for the pro'
taction and welfare of its members
Over 11,000 Voters In The
Skeena Riding
Voters registered in British Columbia last fall, for the forthcoming
federal election totalled 375,844.
The list tor Skeena totals 11,362.
from the manufacturers' and bankers' associations down to the unskilled labor unions. Among the
associations in British Columbia
are the Fishery, Lumber, Agricultural and Mining. Among the
hitter's organizations is the British
Columbia Chamber of Mines, which
was founded for the purpose of expanding the mining industry in
British Columbia. Now we are
getting at the milk in the cocoanut,
Alice Arm has a branch of the
Chamber of Mines, but it is a very-
sickly one considering that this is
purely a mining district. It has
been kept alive by a few energetic
members, but it must have more
support to be of real value to the
district. W, J. Asselstine M. L. A.
addressed members of the organization a short time ago, and gav
good and sufficient reasons why a
strong branch was desired here. If
is up to the people of Alice Arm
whether we have a strong organization or not. Your support is
needed. Are you going lo give it
or stand off and rind fault with those
who are trying to help better local
conditions? Those who withold
their support are hurting the district and themselves. No one
outside of Alice Arm suffers in the
British hospitality and British Columbia foods blend happily in
i making our guests comfortable.
Dining-room, lounge and rooms
are clean, homelike and quiet.
Near shops, theatres, boats and
trains. Mr. E. G. Baynes, well
known Owner-Manager of the
Grosvenor gives his personal assurance of the highest quality
modern hotel service to visitors
trom all points in British Columbia.
Write For
Weekly and
Monthly Rates
There is no substitute for sincer
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
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Posters   Letterheads
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Etc.   Etc.
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Bread,   Cakes,  Pastry,
PHONE  273
First-class  Business  Lots  at
S200   each,   and   Residential
Lots  as  low  as  S25.
Now is the Time to Buy Property
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
Winter Clothes!
We can supply your every need for real frosty weather
or when it is wet and cold.
Men's Leather Coats,   three-quarter length,  heavy  lined.
All sizes, at Si),80 each.
Khaki Bone Dry Suits, Coat and Pants, Double Front and
Back, $10.(10 per suit,    Pullover .Sweaters $1.50 to $4.50.
Mackinaw Shirts and Coats,  Heavy Woollen Underwear,
Woollen Socks, Gloves, Hats, Caps, Slickers. Rubbers Etc.
LEW  LUN  &  Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter,
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
The Minerals of British Columbia
This Province offers excellent opportunities for useful and
profitable investment.    British Columbia has produced
OVER $1,352,000,000 WORTH OF MINERALS.
The gross value of mineral production for the six months
ended June 30th. 1934, exclusive of gold premium, is
estimated at $18,667,691.00, an increase of 50.5 per cent,
over the estimated value of the production in the corresponding six-month period of 1933.
GOLD PRODUCTION: Gold production showed a
decided increase; a total return in Canadian funds
to the gold producers of British Columbia during the
first six months for 1934 being approximately
$5,028,124.00, an increase of 81.3 per cent, over
the return in Canadian funds received during the
first half of 1933.
Recent Publications of the Department of Mines
Annual Report of the Honourable the Minister of
Mines, for the vear 1933.
Summary'and Review of the Mineral Industry of
British Columbia for the six months ended June 30th. 1934.
Bulletin "British Columbia the Mineral Industry"
(containing a short history of mining, a synopsis of the
mining laws, and other data of value to prospectors.)
"'Placer Mining in British Columbia."
Non-Metallic Mineral Investigations: "Barite," "Asbestos;" "Glassware;" "Clay;" "Magnesite and Hydro-
A Complete Line of Winter Goods always in stock, consisting of Clothing, Boots and Shoes.   A large stock of
Groceries, also Stoves, Stove Pipe and Elbows.
Alice Arm
For Results Advertise in The Herald ALICE    ARM   \SU ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturday. February 9,  19H5
The Lure of the Maritimes
HP he Maritimes hold a proud and
well-merited  place  in  tourist
popularity   as  well  as  being   a
favorite    territory   far   hsliday-
makers from all parts of eastern
Canada and United States. Their
:nany sea-side resorts; quaint and
beautiful little villages and snug
towns dotted along the Bay of
Fundy have a special attraction
for those who wish to combine
comfort with scenic beauty; golf
and a wide variety of other sports
with fishing and sailing; and the
whole with modern and direct
St. Andrews-by-the-sea with its
well known and excellent Algonquin Hotel. There, as at its more
famous namesake in Scotland, is
to be found one of the outstanding
18-hole golf courses in Eastern
Canada where many a hard-fought
championship has been decided.
Again, take Digby on the Bay
of Fundy. Set in some of the
moat beautiful, old-world scenery
in Canada, the Pines, recently
opened hostelry, ofiers a wid<\
range of entertainment including
tennis, golf, sailing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, motoring,
swimming either in the sea or in
the salt water pool with plate
glass windscreens and promenade
for spectators nestling under ths
veranda of the hotel. Good mot
oring roads give access to srcrea
of quaint little villages, son.ie of
them, in the Evangeline country,
scenes of historic incident and
tragedy. Here too, the modsu'
autoist will often meet the old-
world ox wain taking its leisure!?
way down the country road. Layout shows hand-spring dive inta
the Pines Hotel pool; Evangeiint
country showing church an4
statue at Grand Pre; and sectio*
of cew«e at St. Andrews
Youngsters Travel Alone
Loaded with a large paper bag,
full of sandwiches and fruit,
five young Canadian "voyageurs"
are seen at Windsor Station,
Montreal, where they more than
enjoyed themselves while waiting
for the train to take them to the
Canadian Pacific liner Duchess ot
York  and England.    They are
Billy Anderson, 14, and his four
sisters, left to right above, Ena,
Blanche, Greta and Owen. Greta,
the youngest, Is only six.
Few youngsters of his age are
ever called upon to chaperone
four young sisters on a 5,000 mile
journey, but Billy shouldered his
responsibilities like a man. He
was shepherd, guide and constant
census-taker of his little flock.
The children are going to live
with their grand-parents at Pur-
ley, near London. Canadian Pacific representatives and the Traveller's Aid Society cared for
them en route. On board the Duchess of York the little girls were
looked after by a motherly head-
stewardess.   *
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ALICE    ARM   AND ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturoay. February 9.  1985
Great Basketball Exhibition On Friday
Continued from page 1
who checked the hillmen in a most
thorough manner.
At half time the Foundry were
nine points ahead, but the Vandals
got going strong in the second
stanza and were making fast time
when the whistle showed the final
suore to be 21-15. Patrick Cloke
and Yelland did great work for the
The teams: Vandals, White,
Heinekey 4, Powell, Southey,
McMillan 11, Whitaker, Graham,
W. Home. Foundry: Scott 4,
Patriok 10, Parsons 2, Cloke 4,
Yelland 1, Hamilton, Deeth, D.
What's wrong with the Spooks?
Where is the dash, speed and com-
V.iuation of last year's winners of
the ladies' league? The 0. K. is
in their name but uot in their
play! Aud there's plenty of latent
ability in that black-and-white
lineup. In the game on Friday
the 1st. the Acts were 12-2 at half
time, and finally won by 15-5.
The score does not indicate the
play exactly, as the girls in black
and white had tough luck at the
Spook?: Gordon 2, Campbell,
McDonald, Salmon 3, Eve, Glass.
Aces: M. Dresser 3, L. Dresser 4,
P. London 5, J. Pinckney, A. Carrick 1, H. Simpson 2.
A resolution of William Irvine,
C. C. F. member for Wetaskiwin,
to socialize Canada's banks, was
defeated by the House of Commons
this week by a vote of 89 to 12,
Liberals and Conservatives combining against the C. C. F. members.
Iu the mining industry $17,460,-
000 was added to the value of
Canada's gold production in 1934
due to the average price for this
precious metal increasing from
$28.60 a fine ounce in 1933 to $34-
49 in 1934.
It costs no more  to  be  pleasant
about it.
Trojans Defeat Vandals
In Hard Battle
Not for many a long day, has
such a thrilling hoop tussle been
seen at the Gym, as that between
the Trojans aud Vandals on Friday
the 1st.' At times it was a real
breath-taker for the many fans.
Hearts stood still as the ball
missed by fractions, or rolled round
the rim and fell outside. Partisans
were brought to their feet by the
strategy and brilliance of their
favorites. There was combined
play by both sides. The speedy
and almost uncanny passing of the
Mine trio, was equalled by the
ever watchful checking of the
Bud Gillies, star shooter of the
game, opened the scoring and established a lead for the Trojans,
but the Vandals were soon close
behind through the efforts of Fred
Calderoni and Watson, both of
whom played a brilliant game.
Vandals were unlucky to lose
Tony Calderoni early in the second
half, and Gourlay a little on, both
via the shower route. The game
was well controlled by referee
Lazorek. The teams: Vandals A,
T. Calderoni 2, F. Calderoni 8, W.
Watson 11, Sanderson 1, Gourlay,
McMillan 2. Trojans: B. Gillies
17, J. Gillies 2, Shields 3, McDonald 8, F. Dodsworth. Total, Trojans 30, Vandals 24.
Canada In Race As 2nd.
Gold Producer
Premier May Take Over
Another Mine
The Financial News.
Toburn Gold Mines Ltd., subsidiary of Premier Gold Mining Company which in turn is controlled by
American Smelting & Refining Co.
of New York, has offered to undertake development of Bidgood-Kirk-
land Consolidated Mines Ltd., a
neighbouring property in the east
Kirkland Lake camp.
Basis of negotiations include an
increase in the capital of Bidgood-
Kirkland from 2,000,000 to 4,000,-
000 shares.    Supplementary letters
Three years ago, Canada, for the
first time, passed the United States
in gold output, after running neck
and neck for some time. This gave
the Dominion a position next to
South Africa in the gold columns.
For Canada the year 1934 represented a record in gold mining. United
States production of the yellow
metal also created a record, so far
as value is concerned the total of
$107,631,700, comparing with $101-
035,700, paid for gold in 1915, the
previous record year.
Canada and the United States are
said to be battling for second place
in world gold output, due to the
absence of official reports on
Russia's production for 1934. Last
month the chief of the Soviet Gold
Trust reported production to be
149 per cent, ahead of 1933, but
official figures for that year have
not been published. However, in
in 1932, Russia produced 1,990,085
fine ounces of gold.
On the basis of preliminary figures
for 1934 it appeared that Canada's
rank as second world gold producer
is subject to serious challenge from
the United States.
Claude—if you refuse me I shall
never love another.
Maude—That's all very well, but
does the promise hold good if I
accept you?
Man—Do you allow your wife to
have the last word?
Neighbor—She hasn't come to it
Sunday School Teacher—Why in
your prayers do you only ask for
your daily bread instead of asking
enough for a week?
Boy—So we can get it fresh every
patent were secured to permit the
increase, which was, in turn, ratified
by the shareholders. Under the
terms of the agreement Toburn
Mines, Limited, will take down
sufficient stock to give them a 60
per cent, stock interest in the company for a total of $312,000 for the
treasury. Toburn will also undertake to provide any further sums
necessary to continue with the development of the property, if results
justify, this to be repaid with interest at 6 per cent., out of the first
profits from the operation.
The new general manager was
inspecting the branch office. "How
long have you been working here?"
he asked the office boy.
"Ever since the day the boss
threatened to fire me," replied the
young man.
Because It's Better Beer!
CAPILANO'S instant popularity . . . Capilano's sustained
and ever-increasing sales . .. Capilano's place in the sun,
revealed hy steady increase in the usual consumption of beer
in B.C. (See Government figures), proves beyond the shadow
of a doubt that CAPILANO is better beer. Let others argue.
Compliment yourself and your friends by insisting
Vancouver, B.C.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by,
the Government of British Columbia.
Sell It!
If you have anything to
tell, try a Classified advertisement in the Herald.   Our rates are very
Someone may need that
article you don't require.
A small Ad. may bring
lots of
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Lieutenant (to midshipman who
has entered the wardroom wearing
a dirty collar:) "I say, young man,
that's rather a dirty collar you have
on, isn't it?" \
Midshipman: "Dirty, sir? That
collar was washed ashore."
Lieutenant: "Yes, I can quite
believe it.    Out of which wreck?"
A wife, like an automobile, is
never appreciated until you've had
one—and then try and get along
without it.
(Form V)
Ckutikicatb ok Improvements
"Regal No. 1" and "Regal No. 2"
Mineral Claims, located at Camp 8 on
Uoat Creek, Alice Arm, B. C, Naas
River Mining Division.
TAKE NOTIOE that I, Arthur P.
Smith, Hope, B.C., Free Miriers's
Certificate No. 8M41-D. intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvement?, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above olaims,
And further take notice thataction,
under section 85, must, be commenced
before the issuance of sueb Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 20th. day of January,
B.  P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday ol
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
The Strathcona Hotel
One Block from the Crystal Gardens. Central Location.
Moderate Rates.   Fireproof.   Our bus meets all boats.
E. J. MARTIN, Proprietor and Manager
See Our Baggage!
We can supply you with any kind or style of
baggage you may wish.   We carry a selection
of Club Bags, Suit Cases, Steamer and Dress
Trunks, Pakrite Cases, Etc.
SUIT CASES: A choice in these from $2.75 to $17.50.
These are less than list prices.
and durable.   The ply-wood carries a 5-year guarantee.
From $13.00.
PAKRITES, for ladies.   These smart and popular cases
are priced at $8.75, $10.00 and up.
DUNNAGE BAGS.   Made of 12 oz. Brown Waterproof
Duck, heavy in weight and very strong; 42 inches deep
by 16 inches diameter, $2.65.
SUIT CASE STRAPS.    Brown or Black;   54 inches
long, with strong buckles; Each 40c.


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