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THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to j
all other points.
VOL. 11,   NO. 16
Alice Abm, B. O, Saturday, October 24, 1931
5 cents each.
Outlook For Copper Is
Good Says Rhodesian
Magnate
London—"I still retain the utmost  confidence in the future of
copper," said A.  Chester Beatty,
chairman of Rhodesian   Selection
Trust, at the annual meeting, "and
I think we may reasonably anticipate that when world  conditions
tend   toward recovery the copper
market will be the one of first to respond.     You will notice that in the
two heavy depressions,   the   bad
panics   of  1907 and  1921, copper
still maintained a fair price.    This,
to my mind, was attained by co-operation in restricting   production.
When we consider that the consumption of copper, based on the
first six months of 1931,  has been
at the rate of about 1,000,000   tons
per annum, whereas the consumption in  1929 was 2,000,000 tons,
in other words that consumption in
the first half of 1931 was about 50
percent,  of the  1929 figure, you
will   see that this compares very
favorably with the position in other
industries   and particularly   when
compared with the steel industry.
It is inconceivable to my mind that
in the progress of civilization   in
which   electrical development will
provide such a prominent part, there
will not be a steady and gradually
increasing consumption of copper."
Anyox   Couple   Were
Married on Sunday
Last
Anyox Golf Course
Notes
In the mixed two-ball Foursome
Tournament played October 18th.
Mr. M. J. Sheen and Mrs. D.
Deane were the winners with a net
score of 83. Sid Peters and Mrs.
D. Campbell followed closely with
a score of 84, while Don. Cavalier
and Miss M. Leighton secured the
third prize with a score of 86. The
tournament proved very popular,
52 players taking part.
In the First Flight of the Open
Championship series just concluded
Harry Cathro was the winner, with
Doug, McConnachie as runner-up.
The Anglican Church at Anyox
was the scene of a pretty wedding
on Sunday, October 18th, when
Miss Eunice Thomas, whose home
is in Wales, became the bride of
Mr. Austin Lindgren, for several
years a resident of Anyox, The
Rev. J. S. Brayfield performed the
ceremony.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Mr. Stanley
M. Thomas, was very charming in
a gown of pastel pink satin, with a
hat of lace and satin to match.
Her bouquet was of bronze Chysan-
themums.
She was attended by Miss Bron-
wen Flye as bridesmaid, who wore
a gown of green chiffon, with green
crinoline hat to match, and carried
a bouquet of autumn flowers. Mr.
Sidney Hopkins assisted the groom
as best man.
The choir of the church sang the
wedding hymn, and Mrs. A. R.
Kent, the organist, played Mendelssohn's Wedding March. After
the ceremony a reception was held
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.
Shields, the bride's table being
decorated with a two-tier wedding
cake and many beautiful flowers.
The usual toasts were honored
The happy couple left on Monday's
boat for Vancouver and district
where the honeymoon will be spent.
They will return to reside in Anyox.
Mr. Alex. N. Davie of
Anyox Passes Away
Suddenly
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ALICE ARM NOTES
Miscellaneous Shower
For Bride-Elect
On Wednesday, October Hth. a
miscellaneous shower was held in
the Oddfellows' Hall in honor of
Miss Eunice Thomas, the bride-
elect of Mr. Austin Lindgren. The
affair was in charge of Miss P.
Brisbane and Bronwen  Flye, and
A. Bower who has been spending
holidays with his parents Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Bower, at Alice Arm,
returned to Prince Rupert on Mori'
day.
The work of repairing the gov>
eminent telegraph line between
Alioe Arm and Aiyansh terminated
this week. The entire gang arrived at Alice Arm on Thursday.
A card party will be held at the
Club House this evening, commencing at 8.30 p.m. Everyone invited.
Alexander Newlands Davie, a
resident for many years of Anyox
and Alice Arm, passed suddenly
away at Anyox on Saturday last
at 1:20 p.m. The cause of his
death was heart trouble. The suddenness of his passing cast a gloom
over the whole town. His friends
numbered practically everyone in
the district, and his bright and
cheery presence will be sadly
missed.
Shortly before his death, the late
Mr. Davie had complained of not
feeling very well. He, however,
called at the Post Office on his
way to lunch, and it was there
that he was taken suddenly ill,
and passed away within half an
hour after the seizure.
Deceased was 54 years of age,
and his home was at Polton, Midlothian, Scotland. He is survived
by a sister, who resides in Scotland.
A funeral service was held at
the Anglican Church on Wednesday evening at 8 p.m., Rev. J. S.
Brayfield officiating. The Church
was filled to capacity and many
were forced to stand outside. The
coffin was oovered with beautiful
floral tributes, from Mr. and Mrs
W. F. Eve, Vera and Bubbles Eve,
Mr. Fred C. Graham, Mr. J. Pea
cock, Mr. and Mrs. J. Wier. Mr.
and Mrs. E. Moss, Miss Polly
Brisbane, Mr. and Mrs. A. Morton,
Enoch Lodge No. 99, A.F. & A.M.
Anyox Lodge No. 47, B. P. O.
Elks, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Anderson,
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Bower, Child
ren of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Anderson.
The body was taken to Prince
Rupert on Wednesday's boat for
interment. The funeral service
will be conducted by Tsim'psean
Lodge A. F. & A. M of whioh the
late Mr. Davie was a member.
W. F. Eve and B. M. Buck accompanied the body south.
The Basketball Season
Commenced This
Week
BIRTH AT ANYOX
numerous beautiful and useful gifts
were presented to Miss Thomas by
her many friends. Little Sylvia
Reid and Kathleen Teabo gave a
pretty dancing number, and also
made the gift presentations. Songs
were rendered by Mrs. Pinckney,
and the remainder of the evening
was spent in dancing.
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. M. Czepil.
at the Anyox General Hospital, on
Saturday, October 17th. a daughter.
Jim Anderson, who has spent
the past summer in the Atlin
country, with a gold dredging outfit arrived at Anyox on Wednesday in oompany with his brother
J. A, Anderson.
Basketball will start Friday,
October 23rd. For the opening
night three games are planned:
intermediate boys, ladies and senior
men's.
The Basketball Commission met
on Friday the 16th, and on account
of his long experience in basketball,
Mr. G. M. Lee was appointed chairman. The other members of the
Commission are R. L. Healy
and H. R. Taylor.
It was arranged that boys' games
would be played fifteen minutes for
the first half and ten minutes ' for
the second half; ladies' teams will
observe the regulation four 8-min-
ute period; senior men's the regulation two 20-minute periods.
Teams are limited to eight signed
players.
It was decided that each team
supply a referee. The following
were mentioned: Mine team, J.
Lazorek; Celts, N. Youngs; Sheiks,
L. Gillies; Store, N. R., Redman.
Finals, play-offs, and an occasional
game will probably be taken by
Mr. Lee.
A system is being planned whereby the inactive period at half-time
will be avoided.
A new rule regarding throw-ins
was adopted. Infractions of same
will be treated as a technical foul.
Each night games will start at
7.30^ and a strenuous endeavor will
be made to have them run continuously.
The Kitchen Band Will
Make Their Debut
On Monday
A treat is in store for the people
of Anyox on Monday the 26th,
when a Grand Concert will be given
in the Recreation Hall under the
auspices of the United Church.
The programme is full of interesting items.
An enjoyable feature will be
the dancing by the dance pupils of
Mrs. V. S. McRae. Some beautiful and dainty numbers will be
given by the tiny tots, as well as
by older girls. The Anyox Amateur Orchestra, under the leadership
of Mr. J. Peel, will make its first
appearance this season. There will
also be vocal solos. The piece de
resistance, however, will be the
first appearance in Anyox of the
Hidden Kreek Kitchen Kabinet
Band. This is something altogether unique and about which we are
not going to tell, except that they
have been practising "religiously"
(?) for some time, and are worth
going a long way to see and hear.
This smartly uniformed band of
"Kitchen Musicians," with their
weird home-made instruments, will
play their way right into the hearts
of their audience.
ANYOX NOTES
Norma Shearer Will Be
On the Screen On
Tuesday
Norma Shearer returns to the
screen after an absence of more
than six months in "Strangers May
Kiss," her new Metro-Goldwyn-
Mayer, starring vehicle which will
show Tuesday at the Anyox Theatre.
During her vacation from the
camera and microphone, Miss
Shearer was honored by the award
of the Academy of Motion Picture
Continued on page 4
Church Service Alice Arm
Rev. W. B. Jennings will hold
Evening Servioe at the Anglican
Churoh tomorrow at 7.30 p.m.
Sunday School will be held at 11
a.m.
F. Buckle arrived on Monday
from Prince Rupert and northern
points.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elsmore
returned on Monday from a holiday
spent in Prince Rupert.
Mr. Geo. H. Halse, President of
the Northwest Telephone Company
arrived iu town on Monday.
John E. Lee was a passenger on
Monday's boat to Prince Rupert.
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Lindgien
left on Monday for a holiday visit
to Vancouver,
M. J. McLeod returned on Wednesday from a visit to Prince Rupert.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hunter
arrived on Monday from Vancouver.
Frank Dodsworth returned home
on Monday from a vacation spent
in Vancouver.
W. Trouson returned on Monday
from a holiday spent in the south.
J. A. Anderson, superintendent
of Public Works Department ar
rived on Wednesday from  a business trip to Stewart and   Prince
Rupert. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD, Saturday, October 24, 1931
Anaconda Company
Cuts Fuel Costs
Changes now in progress at
Butte and Anaconda will shortly
cause coal to be entirely supplanted by natural gas as a fuel for the
Anaconda Copper Mining Company's mines, mills and smelters.
The gas comes from the Cut Bank
field through the 220-mile pipeline
just completed by Montana Power
Company.
Anaconda has been using about
100,000 tons of coal a year at the
smelter and 36,000 tons at Butte.
Coal has been used in the mines
only for hoist heating. Haulage
has been electrically powered for
many years, as had operation of
the Butte, Anauonda & Pacific
railroad, hauling ore to the smel
ter.
In dispensing with coal the Anaconda company is relieved of the
necessity of storage of some 20,000
to 30,000 tons of fuel against possible snow blockades of coal trains.
This storage tied up much capital
and resulted in a further loss
through depreciation by weathering.
Just how much gas the Anaoon-
da company will use will depend
on the number of mines and furnaces in operation from month to
mouth. Engineers have'figured,
however, that the Anaconda company gas requirements average
"will amount to double the entire
combined natural gas consumption
of Oregon, Washington and British
Columbia."
Psychology is where the astute
police give out the robbery loss at
double the actual figure, thus stirring up a suspicion among the
assistant thugs that they were
short changed.
Buffalo Steaks WiU Figure
On Menu This Fall
Winnipeg, Man., October 9—
Buffalo steaks, tongues and tails,
delicacies which figured on the
plainsman's menu in Western Can
ada many years ago, will again be
available for Canadian householders and for diners in hotels and
dining cars of the Canadian Railways, according to an announcement from Ottawa, received by the
Canadian National Railways that
another 1,500 animals from Canada's great Buffalo herd at Wainwright Park are to be slaughtered
in the late fall and early winter.
At the end of March this year
there were more than 6,000 animals in the Wainwright preserve.
To this number has since been
added the annual increase of about
20 per cent, with the result that
the Park is again overtaxed as to
its grazing possibilities and thinning out of tlie herd has been
decided upon by the National
Parks branch which controls the
buffalo experiments. This is not
the first time that it has been
found necessary to reduce the
Wainwright herd. On several
occasions, large numbers of the
animals have been slaughtered and
their products have been market
Young man (dancing with a very
attractive young lady at a dance)—
Do you know that sap, the manager? He is about as dumb an egg
as I ever saw.
Young Lady (gradually finding
her voice)—Young man, do you
know who I am? I'm the manager's wife.
Young Man—Oh—oh—do you
know who I am?
Young Lady—No.
Young Man (leaving hurriedly)—
Thank God.
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Canadian National
British Columbia Is Most
Prosperous Province
According to figures just issued
by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, British Columbia stands first
in per oapita wealth among the
provinces with $4,474. Alberta is
second with $3,148 of national
wealth per resident. The total
national wealth of Canada, apart
from undeveloped resources, is
placed at $30,840,000,000 for 1929,
an increase of $1,210,000,000 over
1928.
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Ontario gold production Tor the
halt year to June 30 reached $20,-
608,195, the greatest on record.
Indications are that the output fur
the full year 1931 will be well
over $41,000,000 in value.
Working at the rate of a mile
a day and employing a daily average of 450 men, completion of
rockballastlng In the Ontario district from Windsor to Smiths
Falls on the Canadian Pacific
tracks was announced recently.
Canadian hens are working
much harder than their ancestors
of ton years ago. In 1920, statistics show that 6010 birds produced an average of 122.1 eggs
apiece. This average rose steadily until in 1930 it was 178 eggs
per bird.
New Brunswick moose and deer
will make their debut on the
talkie screen this Fall while the
famous moose calls of New
Brunswick guides will be recorded in sound for the edification of
millions of patrons in thousands
of theatres across the continent.
The site of the first cheese factory in Canada, located in Oxford
County, Ontario, will be marked
with a cairn as an historic site.
There are now more than 2,800
factories ln Canada making butter
or cheese, and the cheese production exceeds 150,000,000
pounds yearly.
"Generally satisfactory", is the
comment on wheat grading in the
Prairie Provinces, according to
reports coming In from the Agricultural Department of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Winnipeg. Wheat cutting in the West
was virtually completed by the
middle of September and rather
more than half of it was threshed at that time.
Playing spectacular golf, F. O.
Roblitzel, of the Lambton Club,
Toronto, defeated Philip Farley,
Ontario amateur champion, in
the finals of the Prince of Wales
Trophy, played at the Banff
Springs Golf Course In September. Sixteen players from all
over Canada and the United
States, qualified for the title
tight.
Award of three scholarships at
McGill University to minor sons
of Canadian Pacific employees has
been made to M. M. Madge, D. K.
Cowans and Keith W. Shaw. The
scholarships provide f*r five
years' tuition In architecture and
chemical engineering, all fees
being met until the recipients
have taken their decrees as
bachelors of Gclence.
"We are coming to realhe that
most of our national problems
have an international background
and can only bo solved by International co-oporation," declared
Hon. Vincent Massey, former
Canadian Minister at Washington when sailing recently on the
Empress of Canada at the head of
the Canadian delegation to the
forthcoming conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations at
Ilangchow. China.
"Jim" McKenna, dean of passenger travelling agents and
friend of presidents, passengers
and porters from Saint John to
Victoria and from Montreal to
New Orleans, with over 4,000,000
miles of railway travel to his
credit, died rocontly at Quebec In
his 79th year. Ilia Intimate knowledge of the Chinetie whom he
accompanied across Canada earned him tlie sobriquet of the "Chinese Ambassador" und "The Man
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THE MINERALS OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Total Mineral Production to the end of 1930 valued at
$1,237,847,847.00, made up as follows.
Gold, placer $78,588,949.00
Gold, lode 140,868,011.00
Silver 102,435,047.00
Copper 265,871,528.00
Lead 163,617,773.00
Zino  87,772,190.00
Coal and coke 330,293,688.00
Structural materials  62,538,833.00
Miscellaneous minerals, etc- •. •    5,861,828.00
Total..  $1,237,847,847.00
The Annual Report of the Honourable the Minister of
Mines for the year 1930 now is available, and may be
obtained free of charge, together with copies of special
bulletins, maps, etc., upon application to:
THE DEPARTMENT OF MINES
Victoria, B.C.
Where Quality meets
Seasoned Judgment
SILVER SPRING
satisfies - - -
IN the favored spots, where the best
is none to good, you'll find the fine
quality and satisfying strength of Silver
Spring taken as a matter of course.
For many years, this perfect malt
beverage, brewed in British Columbia,
has been a prime favorite.
in handy cartons of ono doeen or half'doeen bottles.
It costs no more for this convenience.
S2.CC
PER DOZEN
At Government
Superior
Quality
Guaranteed
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COAST Breweries LIMITED
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This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. rf
ALICl   ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD, Saturday, October 24, 1931
Stocks of Refined Copper Show Increase
New York—A new high reoord
for the history of the industry was
established on September 1 when
stocks of refined copper in North
and South Amerioa were reported
455,855 tons, an increase of 15,358
tons since the beginning of August,
according to the monthly report of
the American Bureau of Metal
Statistics.
Stocks of blister copper, however, declined in the month from
179,658 tons to 176,105 tons.
Total stocks of refined and blister
copper in North and South America on September 1 amounted to
631,860 tons, against 620,075 tons
on August 1; 600,827 tons on July
1 and 589,245 tons on June 1.
Advertise in the Herald
Noranda Mine Is Big Gold
Producer
Precious metal production at
Noranda Mines Ltd. is keeping up
at an approximate rate of $5,000,-
000 a year, according to an official
statement issued by J. Y. Murdoch,
president, following a visit to the
mine by the board of directors. He
points out that, in view of the
many misleading rumors being
circulated, it was thought advis
able to make a statement on the
work and results since the annual
meeting.
Canada's total wool clip is about
21,000,000 lbs. annually, while
Canadian mills use at least twice
as much as this every year, and
Canadian consumption of manufactured woollens equals about
Four times ths clip.
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Ladies' Winter Coats
We are offering our stock of Ladies' Winter Coats at greatly
reduced prices.   They are silk lined with fur cuffs and collars.
Following are a few of our reductions.
Regular price $48.50, now $33.00
Regular price $33.50, now $26.00
Regular price $39.00, now $25.75
Regular price $48.25, now $28.00
Regular price $32.50, now $22.00
Regular price $31.75, now $21.50
Many others are cut in proportion
LEW  LUN  &  Co.
General Merchants, Anyox
West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
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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
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Sell It!
If you have anything to
sell, try a Classified advertisement in the Herald.   Our rates are very
moderate.
Someone may need that
article you don't require.
A small Ad. may bring
lots of
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BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
Business Lots from $200 to
$500
Residential Lots from $50
to $300
GENERAL OUTFITTERS
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes   and   Rubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
T. W. FALCONER Alice a™
GENERAL MERCHANT
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Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
THE LEAGUE IS
FOR YOU!!
League members benefit all ways, and especially as
patrons of the Picture Shows. Note these low prices to
Community League members and their families: Men,
one show a month at half-price. Ladies, all the time,
25c. on presentation of Membership Card. So join the
League and take an active interest in all its doings.
THE LEAGUE IS FOR
YOUR BENEFIT
THE HERALD,  $2.50 A YEAR
CANADA OFFERS PARADISE TO HUNTERS
With the fall of the leaf and the
tang of autumn in the air the
fishing rod is laid aside and the
Nimroda look to their rifles and
shotguns, as the hunting season is
ushered in. True to her reputation
as one of the world's greatest playgrounds, Canada offers a wide
range of sport, furred, feathered
ana horned, to all who care to
penetrate its far-flung hinterlands.
From coast to coast, all along the
vast system of the Canadian Pacific Railway, there are countless es
tablished points of entry into the
woods and mountains, readily
accessible to those in search of
game. The shores of countless
lakes, rivers, and creeks, abound
with all varieties of duck and goose
and are not infrequently the scene
of the termination of successful
expeditions after moose, elk and
deer of all kinds. New Brunswick
rivals Ontario and Quebec as moose
territory, while further west, the
towering Rockies offer their tribute
of bear, mountain sheep and
mountain goat. Bear are also plentiful in the Ontario northland and
in certain parts of Quebec. With
a view to preservation, various
changes have been made this year
in the game laws of all Canadian
provinces, but even with the new
restrictions a broad period of
hunting is offered and the invading
army from Canadian centres, as
well as from the United States, is
already starting on its expeditions. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD, Saturday, October 2-1, 1931
Mining  Institutes Will
Hold Meeting
The annual western meeting of
the Canadian Institute of Mining
and Metallurgy will be held jointly
with the Mining Association of
British Columbia in Vancouver,
November 25 to 27. A feature of
the meeting will be a symposium on
the gold mining opportnuities and
potentialities of the province. It is
expected that Hon. W. A. Gordon,
federal minister of mines, and Dr.
Charles Camsell, deputy minister
will attend.
B. C. Industry Benefits From
Relief Camps
Provision for the Government
relief work camps has involved an
immense amount of buying which
is being done through tlie Depart
ment of the Government Purchasing Agent, V. W. Rollins. Put>
chases have already cleaned up the
cooking ranges, wheelbarrows,
picks and shovels in different parts
of the province. The packing and
canning establishments have bene
fitted. Owing to the closing of
logging and mining camps many
of these institutions found themselves with a large quantity of last
year's pack still on their hands.
Purchases for the relief have cleared them out so that they are able
to place in a new lot and thus pro
vide more employment in doing so.
This follow the government's policy
of using British Columbia goods to
the fullest possible extent.
Forty-five Airplanes In B. C.
Latest figures show 45 airplanes
registered in British Columbia. Of
these 38 are in commercial service,
four are used for instruction, and
three are privately owned. About
20 are seaplanes and the balance
landphines. Those who own pri
vate planes are W. M. Archibald,
mines manager of the Consolidated
Mining & Smeling Company at
Traii; Bernard Boe of Vancouver;
and Eve Brothers of Victoria.
There are airports and landing
fields at Vancouver, Victoria,
Swanson Bay, Chilliwack, Cranbrook, Grand Forks, Trail and
Fernie.
Canadian Gold Output Still
Increasing
Canada goes on increasing her
gold production with every pros
pect in view that she will this year
surpass her own previous high
records when final figutes for 1931
are recorded. Ontario and Britisli
Columbia are accounting for most
of the increase. Ontaria alone this
year is producing at a rate that
suggests a total for the year in the
vicinity of $41,000,000, or nearly
as much as all Canada produced
last year.
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Montreal with 990,000. Toronto
with 627,582 Winnipeg with 217,-
687; aud Vanoouver with 245.307,
show as the four largest cities ot
the Dominion on the Federal Government census returns for 1931.
Saskatchewan ranks second to
Ontario as an egg-producing province with an estimated production last year of thirty million
dozen eggs. Total value of poultry products to Canadian farmers
in 1930 was $30,000,000.
United States motor traffic to
New Brunswick for the current
season up to July 31 was 12 per
cent, heavier than for the corresponding period of last year, according to a tabulation just issued by the Provincial Government Bureau of Information and
Tourist Travel.
What is regarded as probably
the highest park in the world Is
the National Park on Mount Revelstoke in the Canadian Rockies,
on the main line of the Canadian
Pacific trans-continental system.
It covers an area of 100 square
miles and is above the clouds.
There is a new motor road to the
summit of the mountain.
Evangeline Memorial Park,
Nova Scotia, with its chapel and
museum dedicated to the memory
of the heroine of Longfellow's
poem and of the Acadian pioneers,
has been visited by more than
94,000 tourists since it was opened in 1924, it is announced from
Dominion Atlantic Railway headquarters.
Steady development of young
Canada's interest in farming has
Increased to the point where a
Canadian Council on Boys' and
Girls Club Work has been formed
to co-ordinate the junior agricultural movement as a whole. The
programme has been broadened
to include practically every line
and department of modern farming in Canada.
Harassed off iciaA of the Canadian
Pacific Express Company at Vancouver played nurse recently to
a mother and her family of 14
when "Fanny," a sad-eyed retriever, carried by ths company
from Nelson, B.C., became the
mother of 14 puppies. Hurry-up
calls were put through for the
consignee, a Vancouver youth,
who was overjoyed to find the
unexpected parcel.
When Dr. .losef Wielawski, surgeon of the S.S. Polouia. suffered
an attack of appendicitis his life
was saved by the intervention of
Dr. A. B. Taylor of the Canadian
Pacific liner Duchess of Richmond, who attended him after a
boat had bten lowered and the
stricken physician taken on board
the Duchess. The Incident occurred recently when the Duchess
of Richmond was 300 miles off the
coast of Ireland.
With a jamm»d rifle and a rearing grizzly, a few uirO distant,
Dr L. B. Klngrey, of Portland,
Oregon, guest at th'c Banff
Springs Hotel, on a hunting expedition In the Palliser R:vcr section of the Canadian Rockies, had
a narrow escape. The huge
animal delayed its attack long
enough for the doctor t< clear his
rifle and shoot it. Hifi bag on
the hunt was two griazltes, four
black bears, three goatt anrl iwo
elk* (781)
Among recent guests at Banff
were Congressman and Mrs. Fred-
crick R. Lehlback, of Washington,
D.C., and Newark, N.J., on their
way to the convention of the National Federation of Federal Employees at Seattle. They expressed
themselves delighted with their stay
at the Banff Springs Hotel, punctuating a journey from Montrenl to
the Pacific Coast over Canadian
Pacific lines.
H. M. King Prajadhipolt of Slam,
accompanied by Queen Rambal
Barnl and a numerous suite, tins
been seeing real western life, with
the Banff Spring Hotel as headquarters. He was recently mad"
a member of the Trail PJrlors of
the Canadian Rockies, following a
pack-train expedition, am: also attended a rodeo singed foi him at
Mrs. "Bill" Brewster's dude-ranch,
at Knnanaskls, Alta. His Ma-
|esty has also devoted considerable
time to photography, golf and fishing. t773)
Advertise in The
Herald
Norma Shearer Will Be
On the Screen On
Tuesday
Continued from page 1
Arts and Sciences for having' contributed the outstanding performance of last year in "The Divorcee." Ursula Parrott, who wrote
the story from which that film was
made, also is the author of the
novel from which her new vehicle
was directed by George Fitzmau
rice.
Robert Montgomery and Neil
Hamilton share leading honors and
the cast includes Marjorie Ram-
beau, Irene Rich, Hale Hamilton,
Conchita Montenegro, Jed Prouty
and Albert Conti.
The story concerns the vivid
career of a woman who follows the
man she loves to all corners of the
earth and wins out despite a series
of bitter disillusionments.
"It is very hard to drive a bar
gain," said the man who had
bought an old Ford for ten dollars.
"One dollar goes father now.'
So much farther that a chap seldom gets it back.
Ten Thousand Working
In Relief Camps
The statement on employment
relief during the past week shows
that there are in the provinoe over
50,000 registered unemployed. Of
these approximately 10,000 have
been distributed along the road
camps, of which there are 160
either fully constructed or under
construction. The regular road
camps of the Public Work Department are being utilized to the fullest possible extent.
The recorded water power resources of the Dominion, as based
on actual surveys, are estimated by
engineers at 43,000,000 h.p. At
the end of 1930 the total installation in operation was 6,125,000
h.p.
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Anyox Community
League
The Beach Council meets on the
Second and Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in the Recreation Hall, at 7
p.m.
The Mine Council meets on the First
and Third Thursday of each month, in
the Mine Hall, at 7.30 p.m.
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MEN'S DEPARTMENT
RAIN!    RAIN!    RAIN!
How miserable it is to get wet.    And yet, why-
get wet?   We have a good stock of suitable
clothing made to protect you from
the elements. ,
Men's all-wool, silk lined, gaberdine coats prices from $25.00
to $30.50.
Slicker Coats $6.00
Rubber Pants $4.00
Rubber  Coats $4.50 and $5.75
SHOE DEPARTMENT
Our stock of gum boots includes men's, women's,
misses' and children's in knee length, three quarter, and hip. Made by both the Dominion and
Gutta Percha Rubber Companies, which are well
known for their quality. Our prices are right
and we are sure they will please you.
GRANBY   STORES
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Prize-Winning Apprentices
Considerable interest has oeen aroused by the performance of four young apprentices at the Canadiat
Pacific Railway's Angus Shops, Montreal, who captured three flrst prizes and one second, between
them, at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, 1931, in the exhibit of mechanical drawings and
designs. The quartette are pupils of Charles Bulley, instructor of apprentices and John Burns, works'
manager.   «
_ Picture shows, left to right: C. R. Baddeley, 23, machinist apprentice since 1928, who took flrst
prize in the Electrical Section, as a flrst attempt. <
A. W. Faulconbridge, 23, joined aB carpenter apprentice in 1925, took first prize in the Structural
Section and second in the Steam Section in 1931 and first in Internal Combustion and third in Steam in
1930. In 1929, he was first in Steam and second in Structural.
Philippe Landry, 26, joined as shop boy in 1922 and became carpenter apprentice in 1925, took first
prize in Internal Combustion, having been second in Structural in 1930 and second in Hydraulic in 1929.
M. Rochon, 19, machinist apprentice since 1929, captured first prize in the Electrical Section, as a
first attempt.

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