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All the Mining |
News of the
B. C. Coast
VOL. 2,   NO. 49
Granby Co. Will
Operate Copper
Mountain Property
It is the intention of the Granby
| Co. to commence work at once on
' Oopper Mountain property, stated
Mr. H. S. Munroe to the Herald,
I during the week, but added that
between 60 and 90 days   would
j elapse before'the first load of concentrates would be shipped toTrnil
smelter. Considerable overhaul
work will have to be done to the
1 plant before operations are commenced,   and the  short  railway
i connecting the property with the
1 Kelley Valley Railway will have to
be repaired.   The property will be
| operated under the -name, of the
Allenby Copper Co, with Mr, L. R.
Clapp, formerly assistant   general
! manager at Anyox in charge, and
about 400 men will be needed to
operate the plant. It is estimated
that between 17,000,000 and 18,-
000,000 poun'ds of oopper will be
i an(i'!*vced each year, this with n
but "paction from' Anyox ofnearly 32,
Snl»0 pounds, will bring the total
output of the Granby Ctf. to close
on 50,000,000 pounds of copper each-
year. Complete housing, facilities
for employees were prepared by the
are all thoroughly up-to-date. A
short history of the property is"
given on page two.
The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers
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$2.25 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
Alice Arm, B. G, Saturday, June 2, 1923
5 cents eaoh.
Road, Trail and Bridge
Work at Alice Ann
The work of repairing the Dolly
Varden Railway from-Alice Arm
to Camp8 was completed yesterday.
The work consisted of clearing
fallen timber from the track, and
repairing washouts with trestle
work. The traok is now in better
shape than it was last summer
states Mr. J. Wells who ha# been
in oharge of the work, and hand
cars can now be operated through
to Camp 8.
Now that,the railway is open
| for traffic a start will be made on
the upper Kitsault River bridge.
This work was commenced last
summer but owing to the . early
snowfall could, not be completed.
Considerable rock work still remains to be done, and the entire
work will occupy 10 men -about a
month. Twelve thousand feet of
lumber and wire pable etc. will be
hauled up over the Dolly Varden
Railway tracks* aa soon as possible.
The bridge is of the .wire cable
suspension type. The oable will
be anchored }o the solid rook on
I eaoh side of the'river, and will be
capable of supporting any load put
upon it. A foot bridge aoross the
Kitsault will also be built at the
foot of the Dolly Varden hill for
the convenience of prospectorsj
and a small amonnt of trail work
will he done higher up the river.
The work of blasting out the log
jam in the Kitsault River opposite
the wing dam was oompleted on
Thursday and the river is now
free of all obstructions at that
eejftg of
The Am in .al General Meeting of
the Alioe Arm Citizens' Association
Was held in the Anglican Church,
on Saturday evening last.
Vice-President A. Falconer presided. ■        i
The minutes of the preceding
meeting were adopted as read on
motion of Mr. J. Morrison seconded
by Mr. G. Bruggy.
The statement for the past year
was read by the Seoretary, and on
a motion by Mr. M. Petersen
seoonded by Mr. H. Fowler it was
accepted. Correspondence was
then read by the Seoretary.
Owing to the small attendence of
members it was thought advisable,
to call another meeting for the
election of officers for the coming
year, and a motion was made by
Mr. M. Peterson, seconded by Mr.
G. Bruggy that the meeting be held
on Wednesday evening June 6th.
The meeting then adjourned.'
Death at Anyox
The death occurred at the Anyox
Hospital; on Tuesday, May 29th, of
Mr. Sidney Forbes, aged 24 years.
The cause of death being appendicitis. Deceased had only, worked
ten days at the Mine when he was
taken to the Hospital on May 14th.
He came to Anyox from Vancouver.
Mr. Forbes was a member of the
1st. British Life Guards when only
15 years and 9 months of age. and
served in the Middlesex Regt. and
artillery during the Great War.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his
mother, Mrs. Floyd, who resides at
Cheraton, Kent, England. Interment took place, at the Anyox
Cemetery, on Wednesday. Rev; J.
B. Gibson, of the Anglican Churoh
officiating. >
Anyox Teams who Play-
at Stewart May 24th.
The baseball team who journeyed to Stewart from Anyox and
beat the looal team with a score of
10-0, were:
Curly MoKewan, pitoher
Chas. MoKewan, catcher
Sinclair 1st. B,
Steve MoKewan, 2nd. B.
Brown S.S.
Matheson 3rd. B.
Roberton R. F.
Sherman C. F;
>      Anderson L. F.
The football team whioh lost by
the score of 2-0 to the agile athletes
at the head of the Canal, were1
s       McDougall
Mair  ,     Ross
Rowan       Scott       Sherman
O'Oonnell       Main       McKenzie
Brown Fitzpatriok
All the boys had a real good
time and are loud in their praise of
the hospitality shown them by the
people of Stewart.
Anyox Elks Win 1st.
Baseball Game
The Elks baseball team won
their first game of the season when
they defeated the Smelter by the.
score of 3-1, in the presence of a
large crowd.   •
The Smelter tried out a new
pitcherby the name of Lee, and the
Elks' batters had no trouble in
hitting him, netting two runs in
the first and one in the second
innings, giving them a lead \ which
they held all the way, although it
looked as if they were to lose out
in the last frame, when the Smelter
used Curly McKewan-' and E.
Loseke as pinch hitters. Both hit
as expected, MoKewan making the
complete cirole, tallying one for
the Elks. Loseke was caught
stealing third, thereby finishing
the game.' -.
The batting on both sides was
about even, but the Elks were a
little more accurate at throwing to
base. The Smelter lost the game
by overthrowing,
The teams were:
Elks Smelter
Fitzpatrick P. Lee
Cody       ' O. McKewan
Thorley lst.B. Sinclair
Whittaker .     2nd. B.       McKewan
Greenwell S. SvJ. Brown
McKenna 3rd. B.        Matheson
O'Oonnell B. F. Sheen
Campbell C. F. Cole
Armstrong '      R. F. Roberton
Umpires: Olsen Brothers
Batting Averages of Players  of
Anyox Football League May 29th.
O. Greenwell
A Campbell
G Greenwell
Armstrong '
X. McKeown
S. McKeown
Northern Polytechnic
Continually Growing
Mr. J. Pinder-Mobs, ,in a letter to
the Herald from Prince George,
Bays that the Northern Polytechnic
Institute is rapidly developing into
a real Northern British Columbia
Institute of learning, among the
latest towns to join tip, are Terrace,
Hazelton, New Hazelton, Telkwa,
Smithers and Prince George.
Throughout the country Mr.
Pindes-Moss finds a great interest
being taken in the study of geology
are mineralogy.
. Dan McVicar writes from Scotland that he is on his way baok to
Liquor Store for Alice
Col- Winsby of the Government
Liquor Board arrived in Alice Arm
on Thursday morning in order to
look, over the town and select suit-
Je quarters for a liquor store.
While it has not been definitely
deoided that a liquor store will be
opened in Alice Arm, it is very
probable that such will be the case.
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See Al. Falconer for Wood or
Miss Nancy O'Niell of Anyox is
visiting Mrs. Phippen and famiiy,
who are staying here for a month's
holiday. "' ,
C. P. Riel left last Sunday for
hjs logging camp near Perry Bay,
taking with him a donkey engine
and a orew of six men.
Mr. C. H. Walker has moved his
shoe repairing business to the
Alioe Arm Hotel, and will remain
there until such time as the Hotel
is opened up. Shoes etc. for repair
can be left at Bruggy's or T. W>
Faliionersstor«si    '^";';  ''"™"<-^u
Messrs J. Graham and Geo.
Casey left on Sunday for the See^
ond Thought property, which is
situated near Clearwater Creek, in
order to do development work.!
Mr. H. F. Kergin, M. L. A. left
on Thursday for a tour of the
Stewart distriot, and also Telegraph
Creek distriot, and expects to be
away some weeks.
-Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
Prices—Miss B. Crawford, Alioe
Ralph Ingraham arriyed on
Thursday from Anyox, and will
spend the summer working on his
various mining properties. Ralph
has nearly reoovered from his
recent sickness.
Messrs. Wm. Bunting and Elmer
Ness came down from the Horseshoe property during the week.
Too much snow covers the surface
showings at present to make an
examination of the property, but
this is fast disappearing.
Dr. P. Whelan and Mr. Lambbrn
of Anyox arrived on Saturday last
and left the following morning on
a bear hunting expedition in the
upper Kitsault country. They returned yesterday evening and left
for Anyox this morning.  •   ■ ' •
Steve' Dumas has moved his
business into the commodious
Kitsault House. During the past
Winter the building has been lined
with v-joint and painted throughout. The top floor, has been
divided up into Vooms, for the
guests, and the whole building
presents a very up-to-date and
smart appearance.
Mr. J. E. Gill, mining engineer
for the Granby Company, arrived
on Monday and will spend several
Weekly Meeting of
Anyox Community
League Council
The regular . weekly meeting of
the Community League Council
was held in the Recreation Hall,
Wednesday evening,' May 30th.
Present: President Lewis, Vice-
President / Callanan, Councillors
Mrs. Dwyer, Mrs. Cloke and
Messrs. JoneSj Harper, Noel and
Simpson. On motion of Dr. Harper, Mr. Callanan. seconding, the
minutes of the preceding' meeting
were approved as read.
The Secretary's' report stated
that the Secretary of the Tennis
Club had turned in $314.00, dues
oolleo'ted from the members. That
the Finance Committee had authorized the purchase and installation
of a fan for the Recreation Hall,
which will be sent for immediately.
Another matter authorized by the
Continued on page 4.
weeks in the district examining
mining properties. Mr. Gill left
Anyox last fall and spent the winter in the eastern States, arriving
back in Anyox last week.
See Al. Falconer for Freight
^d Pack HoFsesr   '	
Wm McLean, who has been '
doing considerable work on the
David Copperfield, was down for a
few days at the beginning of the
Week. The work done consists of
surface outs. The David Copper-
field joins the Dolly Varden on the
Cleaning and Pressing—Mrs. P.
■' LOST! A bunch of keys. Finder
please return to the Herald Office.
Mr. A. J. Taylor, logging contractor of Ocean Falls, arrived"; on
Monday. He has taken a contract
from the Abbotsford Logging Co.
for bucking logs, and will probably
secure a contract for booming the
logs for shipment to Ocean Falls.
Tlie Annual General Meeting of the
Alice Arm Citizens' Association will be
held on Wednesday evening June 6th.
at the Anglican Church, at 8 p. m.
Officers for the year will be elected..
All members please attend.
Steve Morrison left on Tuesday
in charge of two horses for the
Alice Arm Freighting Co. The
horses will go to the Outsider
property at Maple Bay, and will be
used for packing supplies from the
Beaoh to the Mihe
Mr. Jim Hutchings of Anyox,
was a visitor in town for a few
days. He will return today with
Mrs. Hutchings and family to
spend a month or two at Silver
Two Federal Government engineers paid a flying visit to the,,
waterfront on Thursday, on board
a government launch. They stated
that the new float at the government wharf would be built this
summer, the float at Silver City
would also be repaired and a new
set of dolphins driven. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Alice Arm,   Saturday, June 2, 1923
The Alice Arm and Anyox Herald
Published at Alice Arm
E. MOSS;  Editor and Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION RATES PER'YEAR:   Alice Arm and Anyox $2.25;
Other parts of Canada $2.75; United States $3.00
Transient Display Advertising, 50 cents per inch per issue.
Local Renders 10 cents per line per issue.
Classified Advertising, per insertion, 2 cents per word.
Special Position Display or Reading, 25 per cent above ordinary Rates.
Certificate of Improvement, $10.00.
Land Notices, $10.00     Coal Notices, $6.00
Contract Display Advertising Rates on Application
No Advertising accepted for First' Page.
Annual Report
of Granby Co.
Year's Results Show High
Degree of Activities
Heavy Development Program
Following are the principal items
taken from the Annual Report of the
Granby Co.
The annual report of the Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting, and
Power Company Limited, for the
year ending December 31st, 1922, has
recently come to hand. The year's
operations are reported on by Mr. H.
S. Munroe, General Manager, and the
comment ofthe Board of directors on
this report to the shareholders is
presented by Mr. 3.1. Crabbs, executive Vice-president, whose comment
on Mr. Mnnroe's statement is in part
as follows:—
'They reflect a substantial improvement in operating conditions, compared with the three years preceding.
While no material advance occurred
in the copper market during the year,
the results of co-operative efforts are
apparent in earnings, and the lowered
production cost, which latter compares
favorably with many of the so-called
"low cost" producers, and is materially
lower than prevails at other well-
known properties.
"Favorable progress was made with
the construction programme,'reported
upon as desirable in the last annual
report. The Btorage dam was finished
sufficiently to permit part operation
of the hydro-electric plant through the
fall and winter, and the completion of
this project by mid-summer will effectively solve the problem of cheap power.
Conclusions have been reached on the
design and flow sheet for the Concentrator Mill, and construction is now
under way, with assurance of completion early in the year 1924.
"In February, 1928, the shareholders
at a special meeting called for that
purpose, approved an increase in the
capital stock of the company, for the
purpose of acquiring the properties of
the Canada Copper Corporation Ltd.,
upon its reorganization. It is hoped
the completion of this transaction will
not be long delayed.
The outstanding feature of the
year's operation, is the improved
financial condition of your company
occasioned in part by the issue of
Treasury Stock for cash, and in part
by earnings.
"Your properties are in good
physical condition, the Company
organization is functioning with manifest efficiency and the outlook for the
future is increasingly promising."
Production for lOSl:
Copper 29,532,244 lbs.; Silver 405,471
ozs.; Gold 6,996.; Cppper sold (lbs.) 26,-
684,440; Average price obtained (cts.
per lb.) 13.30; Average production cost,
f. o. b. smelter 9.15 cts. per. lb.
In addition to above production at
Anyox, flue dust treated at Tacoma
returned 2,431,331 lbs. of copper and
37,033 ozs. of silver, making the total
production for the year 31,963,565 lbs.
of copper, 422,504 ozs. of silver and
6,998 ozs. of gold.
Hidden Creek Group: The following
dry tonnages were produced by the
various mining operations:
.   tons •
Hidden Creek Mine 854,686
Swamp Point Lime Quarry....   19,129
Rambler Quartz Mine    18,176
Total 891,971
Diamond drilling totalling 14,435
feet was done on the Hidden Creek
Reserve: During the year ore reserves were re-estimated on the basis of
the more conservative area-percent
method instead of the foot-per cent
basis, heretofore employed. At the
same time there was incorporated
knowledge gained from mining operations and a survey of diumond drill
holes, reserves being recorded as of
December 21st. 1922, at 8,990 tons of
2.00 percent ore. It is'anticipatedthat
further diamond drilling will restore
a considerable part of the tonnage
excluded from the re-estimate.
In the next Annual Report there
will be included in ore reserves, a substantial tonnage of lower grade not
heretofore considered as ore by the
present management. This will be
concentrated and produce copper at a
cost which will yield a material profit
at the present market.
Diamond Drilling: While diamond
drilling for the year has not been
productive of any great increase in
ore, two interesting geological conditions have been disclosed, either one of
which might be productive of a new
ore body. Owing to the distance of
both of these places from present open,
ings, there will be no definite knowledge concerning them for several
, The following dry tonnages were
handled In furnaces and converters
during the year:
Domestic Ore Furnaces, 836,080
Converters 10,999, Total 847,079 tons.
Custom Ore Furnaces, 1,416, Converters 28,108, Total 29,524 tons.
The History
of Copper
Some Early History of the
Granby Co.s Latest
The deal whereby the Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting '& Power
Co. Ltd. acquires the Canada Copper
Corporation's holdings at Copper
Mountain is one of the most impor-,
tant in recent mining history of
southern British Columbia,' involving
as it does transfer of large low grade
copper holdings,1 together with equipment and rights of considerable value.
Some interesting facts regarding the
property were recently given by P. B.
Freeland in a lecture at Vancouver,
under auspices of the British Columbia Chamber of Mines. Following are,
extracts from Mr. Freehold's lecture:
The finding of the surface croppings
takesAis back over 28 years and is not
particularly interesting. The unfortunate prospector who staked the
first claim, got little or nothing out of
it, the claims being jumped by some
of his "would be" friends when he was
"The Canada Oopper Corporation, then
the B. C. Oopper Co. first worked On
Oopper Mountain in 1905, did some development, and then allowed the bond
to lapse. In 1911 the same company
Continued on page 3,
The Copper
Financial and Market News gathered
by private'direct wires from the
world's market centres by
Burdick, Logan & Company, Limited
737, Granville Street,
Vancouver, B. 0.
Domestic buying of copper is small
with independent producers, offering
round tonnages at 15 3-4 cents,
delivered, for second and third quarter
shipment. Large producers are holding at 16 cents a pound, and one large
agency reports sale of fair tonnage at
16 cents, but it is believed that this
was to western point with rather high
freight rate. Fabricators are inclined
to hold out the market, due to demoralization of a London market, where
standard sold at equivalent of 13.85
cents and electrolite copper at 15 3-4
c. i. f. recovering in both instances
about 0.05 cent a pound on curb after
Metal Exchange closed. It is believed
that this great slump in Standard is
due to over extension that has forced
some speculators to unload, breaking
the standard market during the last
few days as the spread between standard and electrolytic is unusually large.
This spread between standard and'
electrolytic quotations in London has
had considerableinfluence upon domestic prices as it invites sale of electrolytic in this market against standard
in London. It is believed that pessimism has been unduly great considering
low stocks of copper in producers'
hands and fair bookings shown by
fabricators for third-quarter shipment
upon which most of the copper as yet
remains uncovered. General,feelings
is that large producers have committed
tactical blunder by following down too
close upon heels of independents
before buying had begun in earnest by
large fabricators, as this gives indication of forcing independents somewhat lower to get actual business.
When in doubt, whether to kiss
the young lady good night, give
yourself the benefit of the doubt.
Bluebird Cafe
Pies, Cslus, Doujhnuts, Etc. for Ssle
Hone Cooking;  Just like Motker's
Mrs. J. M. DAVIS
ANYOX      -        •        ■      B. C.
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
,   Tuesdays,,Thursdays & Saturdays
| Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
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Office: Next to Port Office
J. M. Morrison, Manager
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Get your Fresh Fruits
on Tuesday mornings
Radish, Lettuce, Hot-House Tomatoes, Cucumbers Cauliflower.   All kinds of fresh fruit in season.'
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced minerals valued as follows: Placer Gold, $76,542,203; Lode Gold, $109,647,661; Silver,
$59,814,266; Lead, $51,810,891; Copper, $170,723,242; Zinc, $24,625,853; Coal and Coke, $238,289,565;
Building Stone, Brick, Cement, $36,605,942; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,358,839; making its mineral
production to the end of 1922 show
An Aggregate Value of $769,418,462
The substantial progress of the Mining Industry in this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
figures, whioh show the value of production for successive five-year periods:  For all years to 1895, inclusive,
$94,547,241; for five years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five years, 1906
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfive years, 191M920, $189,922,725; for the
year 1921, $28,066,641, and for the year 1922, $35,158,843.
Production During last ten years, $339,280,940
Lode-mining has only been in progress for about 33 years, and not 20 per cent of the Province has been
even prospected; 300,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open, for prospecting.
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. , s ,
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may b6 obtained gratis by addressing
II VICTORIA, British Columbia (■■'■'"
ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Aliub Abm,   Saturday, June 2, 1923
Maple Bay Cafe
ANYOX    -
Under New Management
Meals at All Hours
Shoe Repairing
B. P. 0. Elks
Dominion of Canada
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
■\   Ell's Hall
-Minimum prlie ot first-class land
reduced to (5 an acre: second-nlass to
'.".DO an acre.
Pre-emption , now confined to surveyed lands only.
i     Records will be granted covering only
\ land' suitable for agricultural purposes
and which Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of.not .more than four may
arrange    tor   -adjacent    pre-emptions
1 wlih joint residence, but each making
necessary Improvements on respective
Bre-emptors must occupy' claims tor
five years and make improvements to
i value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least .ft,   -.res
! before receiving Crown Grant..
Where pre-emptor In occupation not
'ess than 3 years, and has made pro
I pOrtlOn'ate improvements, ■ he may, be*,
cause of ill-health, or other cause,  be
[ granted intermediate certificate of Im.
provement and transfer his claim
Records without permanent residence  may  be issued,  provided appll-
i cant makes improvements to extent of
safio per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will operate as foi-
felture. Title; cannot be obtained in
.ess than G years, and improvements
ot $10.00 per acre, Including 5 acres
cleared and Cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant
may record: another pre-emption, If he
j l equtres  land in  conjunction  with  his
i farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory, improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
-granted land.
[Jpsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For grazing and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 640 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, factory or industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purohased: conditions include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadows, inaccessible
by existing roads may be purohased
conditional upon Construction of a road
to them. Rebate,of One-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, Is made.
The scope of this Act is enlarged >v
Include all persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The
time within which the heirs or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under the Act Is extended
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the great
war. This privilege Is also made re-
No fees relating, to pre-emptions ■ are
due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after .Tune 26, 1018.
Taxes are remitted for five years.
Provision for return of moneys accrued, dun and been paid since August
4, 1914, on account of payments, Tees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-entptions. I
Interest oh agreements to purchase
town or oity lots held by members of
Allied ForceB, or denenderts. acquired
direct or indirect; remitted from enlistment to March 81| 1920.
Provision made for issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purdhasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
parchasei Involving forfeiture, oh fulfillment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be made
by May 1, 1920.
Grazing Act, 1919, fori systematic
development of livestock industry provides for grazing districts and range
administration under. Commissioner.
Annual grazing permits issued- based
on numbers ranged; priority for estab
llshed owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits
for settlers, campers or traveller* up
to ten head.
History of Copper
1/ Continued from page 2.
took options on Voight's claim, adjoining the Copper Mountain group on the
nqrth. The company and Mr. Voight
failed to come to an agreement and
options lapsed. (Exploratory work on
this group uncouvered some large
copper ore bodies.
"In 1012 the B. O. Copper Co. again
took options on several Copper Mountain claims and did extensive diamond
drilling and surface trenching. In the
years following development consisted
mainly of tunneling totaling about
13,000 feet, 6,400 feet of upraises, 036
feet of sinking, 118,000 feet of diamond
drilling and 32,000 feet of trenching.
Tlie company's holdings on the mountain are 3,102,07 acres. v
Ohaloopyrite and born ite are the
primary copper minerals, associated
with hematite, magnetite and iron
pyrites. Some secondary action has
taken place on the Helen Gardner
claim, distributing chalcocite, native
copper, malchite, azurite and cuprite.
The main ore bodies are primary.
The highly siliceous alumia content
is detrimental to direct smelting,, and
in consequence a 20000-ton concentration plant has been built' at Allenby
to treat the ores. A recent review of
diamond drill and development records
and an examination of the workings
concede.5,625,980 tonsof 1.S3 per cent,
copper ore„inBtead of 10,000,000 tons Of
1.74 per cent-copper. The cutting of
the estimated ore reserves from 10,000,
000 to 5,635,980 tons is not as serious
at it may at first appear. In other
words  the probabilities for finding
Anyox ==x
League =
Get the. Habit Three Nights a
Week     '
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Be Sure & Keep These Nights
for the Pictures
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List of Prize Winners Victbrid Day
Sports, Anyox
Held under Auspices A.C.L.
' Girls under 4 years. 1 Daisy
Foxley; 2 Lily Barclay;1 3 Dinty
Salmon. •./
Boys under 4 years. 1 Albert
Cantilini; 2 Sid Shelton; 3 Bobby
Girls under 6 years. 1 May
Barclay; 2 Agnes Scott; 3 Emma
Salmon. *        /
Boys under 6 yearsr 1 Hugh
Johnston; 2 Billy Wilson; 3 Lui
Zitko.  .
Girls under 8 years. 1 Dora
Greig; 2 Phyllis Sloan; 3 Cathie
Morrison. .
Boys, under 8 years. 1 Sidney
Brown; 2 Danny McDonald; 3
James Patriok.'^
Girls under 10 years. 1 Maud
Grinaldi; 2 Edna Herrin; 3 Agnes
Boys under 10 years. 1 Angus
Morrison; 2 Leonard Brown; 3
John Gilles.'
Girls under 12 years. 1..Bonnie.
Chapman; 2 Jean Moffatt; 3 Olive
Boys under 12 years. 1 Jaok
Barclay; 2 Willy Cloke; 3 Ronald
Girls under 14 years. 1 Annie
Humphreys; 2NQlive Selfe! 3 Grace
Anyox Community
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of the
League Library. The digestion
of a good book is often the
cause of a different viewpoint
We handle all kinds of
Paris Hand made
For Loggers, Miners, and Prospectors
Alice Arm
Turkish   Sweat   Shower '
and Tub
Rooming House
First Class Rooms to Rent by Day,
Week or Month
Soft Drinks, Cifsrs, Cipnttts ud Tobtec*
The Largest Business Training Institution in the
World.   L.  A.  Dobbin and F. J. Doisey,
District Registrars for B. C.
818 Vancouver Block, Vancouver, B. C.
Boys under 14 years. 1 Eddie j
Clay; 2 Theo Asimus; 3 Jaok Barclay. -
Girls over 14 years; 1 Annie
Humphries; 2 Janet Morley; 3
Kate Zucco.
| i Boys over 14  years.    1  Jaok
Cloke; 2 Ed. Clay; 3 Ed. Dupuis.
Girls egg aud spoon, race, 1
Margaret. Barr; 2 Vera Eve; 3
Patricia O'Neil.
Boys sack race.   1 Eddie Dupuis:
2 Robt. Moffatt; 3 Theo Asimus.
Girls needle and-thread race.   1
Annie Humphries; 2 Joan Moffatt;
3 Kathleen Eye. -     .
Boys wheel-barrow race.  1 Taylor and Moffatt;   2 Barclay and
McLachlan; 3 Watson and Armstrong.                 "T
Girls barrel race. 1 Annie Humphries; 2 Edna Herrin; 3 Hazel
Boys barrel race. 1 Robt. Moffatt; 2 Theo Asimus; G. Anderson
Girls Baseball Game. Following are the winning team, who
won by the score of 12-6: Zatio
Zucco, pitcher; Kathleen Harrington, oatoher; Janet Morley, 1st. B.;
Rita McDonald 2nd. B.; Annie
McLachlan, 3rd. B.; Lulu McAlister, fielder.
Boys Football Game. The winning team were: goal Harrington,
backs Oxley and Wilkinson, forwards Holfe, Scott, O'Neil, Auder-
niore ore in a deposit of this type are
just as good aB the reverse. The property in spite of all the diamond
drilling, has not been thoroughly
prospected as it might have been
and when developments progress it is
more than likely that additional tonnage will be found and mined.
The ore bodies developed lie between
an elevation of 8,236 and 4,220 feet,
a distance of 084 feet. Some of these
drill holes stopped in ore at the
8,286-ft. level. The main haulage
level is the 3,170-ft. or 66 feet' below
the lowest hole. So the probabilities
for finding more ore at depth appear
to be good.
Meals Served at All Hour$   -
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
Dealer in Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
Baggage and Transfer.   Heavy Freighting
and Pack Horses
Ladies Underwear
Ladies Silk and Cotton Underwear
2-piece Suits and Combinations.
Silk Nightgowns, embroidered,
all colors
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
Wert Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
£ ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Auub Abm,   Saturday, June 2, 1923
The Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes
Tobacco and Soft Drinks
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Boot and Shoe
First Class Work
Highest Grade Material
Used "
C. H. WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Bank
Anyox Community
:: League ::
Council meets every Wednesday
Evening, at 7.30 p.m. Every
second Wednesday of month at
Mine Hall; every first, third and
fourth Wednesday at Recreation
If you can suggest anything to
better conditions, tell it to us at
the meetings.
Atlin Electoral District
I shall, on MONDAY the 18th. clay of
,.Iune, 1923, at the hour of ten o'clock
in the forenoon, at the Government
' Office, Anyox B. 0. hold a Court of
Revision for the purpose of revising
the voters' list ot the above named
electoral district, and of hearing and
determining any and all objections to
the retention of any name or names on
the register of voters for the said district,   i
Dated at Anyox, B. C. this 7th. day
of May, 1923.
Registrar of Voters,
Atlin Electoral District.
Anyox Community
League Meeting
Continued from page 1.
Finance Committee was the addit
ion of further seating capacity at
the ball grounds. The International Service Club at Stewart had
guaranteed two hundred dollars for
the baseball and football teams to
play at Stewart on the 24th of May.
Because/the Granby Company had
transported the boys free of charge
charging only board expenses
there was a little balance left, and
this would be set aside as was
money for the same source last
year for a celebration at the end of
the season. ' It was suggested that
the people of Stewart be thanked
for their hospitality on the occasion of the visit to their own town.
The matter of thanking the managers of the baseball and football
teams for their interest' was mentioned, and with this was also
included those who did so much to
make the field day for , the kiddies
a success. The matter of the
summer oamp was referred to and
progress reported.
Dr. Hamper moved and Mr. Jones
seconded a motion that a letter of
thanks be sent to the Stewart
people who Were so good to the
players that the managers of the
teams be commended on the manner in which their duties had been
carried Out, and that those who
helped with the Empire Day
celebration locally should be included.
Mrs. Dwyer told of the great
pleasure the children had derived
from the field sports on Empire
Day. A great many people had
also commented on the fine time
the children had had. There had
been no lack of refreshments, and
every child had a fitll share.
Thr chairman introduced a matter of considerable importance to
the Community League and the
Mine Club in particular. He
pointed out that the members of
The secret of
good beer lies
in purity--
That's why Cascade Beer has for 35 years
been British Columbia's favorite health
beverage.. No expense has been spared to
ensure purity. It has oost a million dollars to build a plant to accomplish this.
But after testing Cascade Beer, you agree
that it has been worth it.
Insist Upon
This advertisement ii not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board, or by the Government of British Colnmbia.
that organization found it was
impossible for the Mine Club to
function successfully unless the
Club could get 'control of the commercial facilities at the Mine. The
Chairman then asked the Secretary
to explain the situation, being more
familiar with it.. The Seoretary
briefly outlined this and stated
that when the Mine Club was
formed there wasa tentative understanding that if the Club could
organize practically one hundred
per cent ..on the hill the League
would have no objections to turning over the activities ttyere as
covered by the Pool Room and soft
drink stand. This had not been
done beoanse the Mine Club had
not been able to bring about the
unity desired. Now, under new
officials, the Mine Club felt that if
the control of the Pool Room and'
stand waa turned over to their
organization, all difficulties in the
way would be smoothod out. After
some discussion the Council agreed
to offer a proposition to the Mine
Club, which offers the control of
the Pool Room and stand to the
Mine Club, provided it was Successful in amalgamating all interests at
the Mine, and the Secretary was
instructed to notify the Mine Club
officially to this effect.
Mrs. Dwyer introduced the matter of a kindergarten, institute for
Anyox, and pointed out the number
of children between the ages of four
and six who were not taken care of
in any scheme of things. Mrs.
Cloke spoke on the same lines and
would like to see something done
along the lines suggested by Mrs.
Dwyer. After considerable disous-
sion, it was recommended that the
Secretary get all available information possible as to cost, etc. and
the Chairman on the suggestion of
Mr. Callanan that a committee be
appointed, named Mrs. Dwyer,Mrs.
Cloke and Mr. Noel to assist the
Union Church: Services, Sunday,
June 3. Sunday School 11 a.m.
Evening Worship, 7.45 p.m. We
extend a welcome to you.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Dryden, left for
the south on Monday, on a visit to
Mr. A. J. Jones, formerly of the
passenger booking office of the C.
G> M. M., Main Street, Wharf,
Vancouver, is now in the Housings
and Employment Office.
Dame Rumour has it that a Big
League scout in the person of Jim
Blaney, was at Alioe Arm on Sunday last in search of rookies for
the Anyox Major League, / The'
players brought back, were: John
Sigurdson, Pete Wishart and, Neil
/ >     ■      ■
Mr. and Mrs. J. Dunn and family left on Thursday for Copper
Mountain, where Mr. Dunn will be
manager of the retail stores. Mr.
A. Sellars, of the Kelly Douglas
Co., Prince Rupert, succeeds M1'-
Dunn here.
Mr. Wm. Hoffman left for Copper Mountain on Thursday. Mrs.
Hoffman and family will follow at
the end of the school term. ■
"Army" Armstrong, of the Elks'
Baseball team left for Vancouver
on Thursday, having received the
news that his mother was siok.
The launch Flirt, left p6rt on
Sunday last at 8 p.rii. for an Unknown destination. The following merry mariners assumed their
proper stations as the draft slipped
At Anyox near the Mine, a small
Filagree Silver Badge. Finder
please return to Arthur Jacobs and
receive reward.
her shore lines and 'swung into the
bay: J. James, Capt.; E. Draudson, pilot; G. Autterson, engineer;
James Smith, purser; Harry Mul-
hall, deckhand.
Mr. Bert Fee, traotor expert,
left for Copper Mountain on Thursday. He will be on the transportation and first aid.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Murphy and
family left on Thursday for a
mouth's holidays, after which they
will prooeed to Copper Mountain.
Jini Blaney has taken Tom Mur-
phey's plaoe as Mine Fire Chief.
Miss M. Tassio, matron of the
Hospital, left on Thursday fbrholi-
days in the south.
Mrs. Angus McLean and , family
of the Mine, left on Thursday, on a
visit to Edmonton, Alta.
,Mr. Alex. Roberts left on Thursday for a month's holiday in Vancouver. \
Mrs. Cutler and baby arrived on
Thursday to join Mr. Cutler here.
Mr. Walter Ross left on Thursday, for Buckley Bay, to work at
Ins trade as Blacksmith.
Mrs. F. Mattix returned on
Thursday from a visit to the south.
Mrs. Walter Simpson and daughter left on Thursday, for holidays
in the south.
Mr. Don Cavalier, of the smelter
repair gang left on Monday for
Copper Mountain.
We failed to publish 'the names
of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Kelley, last
week, as judges at the Elks Oriental Dance.    There were, altogether, ■
eight judges.
Mrs. F. E. Gigot left on Monday
on a visit to Montana.
Mr. Pete MoKeriker of the Mine*
left on Monday for Copper Mountain. Pete. has been with the
Granby Co. 24 years.
' FOR RENT-at Alice Arm two tents
12ft. by 14ft. with board sides and
floors; cook stove, beds, tables, chairs,
etc. , Ideal' location for campers.
$5.00 per week for the two.—Apply
Herald Office.
1 FOUND-A soow, 12 ft. by 26 ft.
with a depth of 42ins., floating
adrift in the inlet of Alice Arm.
Owner can obtain possession of
same by applying to Mr. J. Wheat-
ley, Alice Arm, after paying for
oost of advertising and care of
For Rent, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rates.
Spring Steamship Service effective April 15th.
S.S. PRINCE GEORGE will sail from Anyox every Thursday at
1.00 p.m., for Prince Rupert, Swanson Bay, Ocean Falls,
Powell River, Vancouver, Victoria, and Seattle.
S.S. PRINCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via North and South Queen Charlotte Island Ports, April
28th, May 12th, 28th, 30th.
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, at 8.00 p.m., for Smithers, Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
air points East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian Nat.
ional Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, Assistant General Freight and
Passenger Agent, Prince Rupert, B. C.
The change of season makes
necessary a change of clothing
For Summer Wear our
Stock of Shirts is
Men's Sport Shirts, low-neck, cream............. $2.75
Men's Polo Shirts, cream   2.75
Men's Polo Shirts, cream, English Broadcloth... .5.75
Tennis Shirts.   $2.25 and 3.00
Wool Taffeta Shirts        .5.75
Wool Taffeta Shirts, Jaeger.  7.75'
'   English Broadcloth Shirts in white, grey sky,   .
fawn, and fancy stripes, also Pongee and
fancy silks.  Prices ranging from $5.00 up.
.' '■ N
Men's Wear Department


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