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 A little paper
with all the
} news and a big
circulation
THE
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
I all other points.
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
VOL. 6,   NO. 24
Alice Arm, B. O, Saturday, December 18, 1920
5 cents each,
Unsurpassed Talent by
Children Shown at
Concert
On Wednesday evening, the
children of the Granby Bay Public
Schools were instrumental in putting on an enjoyable entertainment
in the Recreation Hall, which was
paoked to seating capacity. All
those present agreed that it was an
evening well spent and the concert
put on by the ohildren was a huge
success.
This was due to the hard work
on the part of both outsiders and
teachers, more especially to Miss.
L. G. Andrews, many of the ladies
iu the town were kind enough to
help in costuming and helpful sug
' gestions. Gratitude is extended to
all of those people as well as to others who helped in many ways.
The following gives a brief outline of explanation and convey some
idea of the several parts put on to
those who were unable to be present;
1. Opening Chorus, "Jingle
Bells."
2. "Wee Willie Winkie," performed by little tots from the prim
ary grades, dressed in night apparel
who danced and sang.
■ "Little Robin Redbreast." Primary children went through the
motions of a robin.
3 "Motion Song," Christmas
Acrostic. Children from grades 2
and 3.
4. "Carpenter Dance," Children
from grades 2 and 3. First they
went through the motions of obtaining a tree from the forest and
then later of constructing a sleigh,
enjoying its use.
5. "Tom Sawyer," An extract
from "Tom Sawyer". The scene
where Tom obtains the aid of bis
friends to whitewash the fence.
6. "Dolls Dance," Children from
grade 1. The scene here depicted
was a doll shop with many dolls,
I the seller and a prospective buyer.
7. "Japanese Drill," This turn
was put on by the ohildren of the
Mine in a very ereditable manner and
showed that a great deal of painstaking care and practice had been
■ devoted to this drill. Credit is due
to Miss Feterly the Mine teacher.
8.     Pantomime.       "The  Old
Woman in the Shoe." The ohildren
taking  part in this were  taken
from the whole sohool, and they
all did great oredit in their respective parts, under the able guidance
'i of Miss Andrews, who trained them.
!    9.   "The Quarrel."     The char-
i aoters   for   this   number   were
| chosen from the entrance class.
10. A sketch taken from Dick-
en's Christmas Carol, This was
performed by the children ingrades
4, 7 and 8,
After the evening's amusement
was over The Parent Teaoher
Association served coooa and biscuits to the ohildren. The kindness
of Mr. B. M. Buok, Mr, G. Crow
and Mr, H. Selfe was instrumental
iu adding to the setting.
Insist on ElDoro when ordering
| Cigars. Quality counts.
Alice Arm Skating Kink
Opened on Thursday
The Alice Arm Skating Rink
was opened to the public on Thursday evening, and the large building
resounded to the shouts of jubilant
skaters for the first time in two
years.
No more will the energetic members of the town pine for a pastime
this winter if the thermometer
retains its present level. The
town's playground is now available,
and the healthiest of all winter
sports is now available in plenty.
Already plans are being made
for the playing of a series of hockey
games by those who delight in pitting their stamia and skill against
each other. Although the ranks of
players are somewhat depleted,
there should not be any great difficulty in forming at least two and
perhaps three teams.
Skating on Thursday evening
was made possible by the efforts of
several enterprising enthusiasts,
who lavishly spent their time in
flooding the rink. They also built
and erected a new heater for the
dressing room.
If Jack Frost attends to his end
of the business a very enjoyable
,vi»iter's spiort .should ensue.
Unusual Accident Occurs at
Smelter
On Tuesday, an apparently unavoidable accident occurred at the
smelter, when a carbide gas generator tipped on its side and exploded,
inflicting injuries to R. C. Mo-
Knight, H. Brahar, M. Danovitch
and J. Wier. All four suffered
burns about the face. Doctor Learoyd appeared immediately on the
scene and they were conveyed to
the Hospital in autos with all poss
idle speed.
Alice Arm Christmas Tree
on Tuesday
The annual Christmas Tree and
entertainment for the Alioe Arm
ohildren will be held in the Coliseum on Tuesday next, Deoember
21st.
An entertainment will be given
by the children, Santa Claus will
pay them a visit, and refreshments
will be served, first to the children
and then to the adults. Everyone
is cordially invited to attend, and
an enjoyable evening is anticipated.
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R. Whitehead of the Drafting
Office staff left on Thursday to
spend Christmas holidays in Vancouver.
J. Turnbull left on Thursday for
Vancouver.
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Dr. Bancroft Going to Africa
Dr. J. A. Banoroft, of MoGill
University, is going to Africa for
two years, to make a geologioal
study of Rhodesian copper deposits.
It is understood that he will have
five Canadian geologists with him,
who have specialized in the Pre-
Cambrian.
Dr. Banoroft is well known in
Anyox and Alice Arm, having held
a position with the Granby Co.
for a considerable time.
The Catholic Club wishes to
thank all those who in any way
helped or donated towards making
the Curd Party such a great
success.
Among the arrivals from Vancouver on Thursday, were: G. C.
McKay, J. Hockin, N. Talbot.
The Cigar of Quality. The El
Doro. Fresh shipment just arrived
from London Ontario.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell and
child left on Thursday for Prince
Rupert to spend Christmas holidays with their parents. Mrs. C.
P. Kemp, who has been visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Mitohell, accompanied them.
Those leaving on Thursday for
the south, were: H. McEsvan, J.
Deeming, C. McDonald, W. Bowes,
G. Wells, M. Duvall, C. R. .Cox,
W. Bates. R. Roberts.
J. Hutchison of the school staff,
left on Thursday for holidays in
the south.
R. McMillan, left on Thursday
for Vancouver to spend Christmas
holidays with his family. Bob
says he will have the pleasure of
seeing the latest addition when he
gets home.
N. B. Marshall was a p'assenger
to Vancouver oij Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Robertson
and daughter Jean, left on Thursday for their home in Chilliwaok
They are leaving Anyox permanently and a large number of
friends were at the boat to wish
them the best of good luck and the
season's greetings.
Arrivals from the south ou Mon
day, were: E. Carlson, G. Bailey,
ard C. C. Nioholls.
Those leaving for the south on
Monday were: W. H. Law, R. D,
Purvis, and A Donnely.
Dr. D. R. Learoyd gave a very
interesting address on the subjeot
Health, to the congregation of the
United Church on Sunday Deoember 12th.
The Annual shooting for Christmas Turkeys was held in the Elks'
Dugout on Monday Deoember 13
several of the contestants
making very creditable targets and
well deserved the gobblers.
On Sunday December 12th the
members of the Anyox Badminton
Club finished the last handicap to
be played this year. Mrs. Fricker
and F. Brown made the highest
score, Mrs. T. Evans and E. Arm-
strong were seoond. Mrs. Selfe and
J. Stewart were third and Mrs.
Eve and J. Brett fourth.
They Ask for More at
Mechanical Staff
•m-'«   Smoker
©n.Tuesday evening a Smoker
was.put on in the Elks' Hall by
the boys of the Mechanical Staff.
There were about 95 present. An
orchestra which was specially formed for this occasion gave such
pleasing results that several wonder why this combination had not
been thought of before.
The refreshments were ideal for
the occasion being backed up by
good beer, and real honest-to-good-
ness coffee, and after partaking of
this beverage, they were like Oliver
Twist "they asked for more."
There's a reason, souvenirs in the
way of cherry wood pipes were
handed around. The refreshments
were under   the   supervision   of
Messrs. D. McKenzie and B. Har-
*
veyson.
The programme was as follows:
Songs by Messrs. W. Eve, E.
Craggs. W. Blackburn, A. Morton,
W. Adams, Sootney and Anderson.
Vocal Duet, ,S. Steele and
Scotney.
Saxophane Duet, J. Buntain
and Jones,
The Shiek and He Sheba, Beau-
ieu and D. Wilson,
Solo on One String Violin. T.
'Pioknej;
Trombone aud Euphonium Duet
S. Steele and S. Peel.
Violin Solo, S. Armstrong.
Clog Dance, S. Tierney.
Accompanist, G. Crow.
Orohestra: J. Peel, Piano; S.
Steele, Trombone; S. Peel, Euphonium; S. Armstrong, R. Brookes,
W. Ross, H. Lingren, Violins; J.
Galloway, Cello; 0. J. Hutchings,
Drums.
This Orchestra rendered a splendid overture in "Fair Maid of Perth"
Arrangements are now being
made to try and put on another
concert about January 24th. The
concert on Tuesday was voted by
all the best of its kind held in
Anyox. T. P. Ryan was ohairman
for this affair, and the committee
wish to thank all those who helped
to make this such an enjoyable
evening.
Homestake  Company  Hold
Extraordinary Meeting
Advices from Vanoouver state
that a meeting of the shareholders
of the Consolidated Homestake
Mining & Development Co. was
held last Tuesday.
A ciroular has recently been sent
to all shareholders of this company,
calling an extraordinary general
meeting to be held on December 14.
Among the matters to be brought
before the meeting is the proposal
to increase the capital of the company to $625,000 by the creation of
25,000 new shares of a par value of
$5 eaoh, also that the name of the
company shall be changed to the
Toric Mines Company Limited.
Anyox Basketballers are
Now Ready For The
League Games
The Concentrator scored an easy
victory over the Elks, 40-11, at the
Beach Gymnasium, on December
10th. The game was never in
doubt, the Concentrator assuming
au early lead which their opponents could not overcome. J. Stewart of the Concentrator accounted
for 23 points with his brilliant
shooting. At half time the score
was 23 to 8.
Elks: Buntain, Brown-8, Groves-1
Wilson, Gordon, Lazoreek.
Concentrator: Stewart-23, Beaulieu, McColl-2, Moffett-2, Smith-7,
Hill-6.
In the Girls' game the Mine
were on the long end of a 12-7
score with the Freshies. The
Mine made most of tlieir points in
the first half, holding their rivals
to one basket. Half time score
was 10-2.     -
Mine: J. Calderone-5, A. Scott-2
Ti Deeth-3, P. McMillan, H. Calderone-2, M. Johnstone.
Freshies: R. Chanipion-1, A.
McLachlan-2, C. Nucioh-4, Z. Sutilovioh, T. Gordon, P. Dermody, V.
Eve.
The High School again showed
the results of good coaching and
team work by defeating the Mine
Intermediates 34-27. Asimus was
the star of the game with 20 points
At half time the students led 18-16.
Mine: Wendel-10, Evans-8,
Kania-6, McMillan, Lipsky, Ar-
land-3, Merritt.
High School; Asimus-20, Lazor-
eik-6, Lindgren, McLachlan-4,
Clay-4, McDonald.
These games wind up the first
half of the local basketball season.
After Christmas, prospects are
bright for several new teams coming out when a reguiar sohedule
will be organized-
On December 27 and 29, the
Prince Rupert High School team
will open their series with the
Anyox students. The local boys
are practicing hard and promise to
provide some warm opposition for
tlieir rivals from the south. As
added attractions on those nights,
the Basketball Association and the
Beaoh Athletic Club will stage
some interesting exhibitions.
High School   Basketballers
Leave for Prince Rupert
On Thursday, six pupils of the
Anyox High School left for Prince
Rupert to play the High Sohool
boys there. It is the intention to
play two games which is to be confined to High School boys only.
Those who were chosen to bring
baok the laurels to Anyox were:
T. Asmns, E. Clay, E. Barclay, S.
McLachlan, J. Barolay and J.
Deeming. On December 27th. a
visit will be made to Anyox by the
High Sohool boys of Prince Rupert.
Tiokets for games to be played on
that date are now on sale. ■■■■■■■■I!
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ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,   December   18  1926
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices .... $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application,
13. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Mineral Production this
Year Will Break
Records
The value of the mineral production in 1926 will exceed all records
in the history of the province.
Both from the standpoint of qualit?
production as well as value of minerals produced, the present year
will show a substantial increase
over 1625, the best previous year.
A Summary of the. development ofthe mining industry in the first ten
months of tlie year, together with
an estimate of the aggregate production for the twelve months
ending December 31st, has just
been issued by the Provincial Department of Mines. The figures
compiled hy John D. Galloway,
Provincial Mineralogist, indicate
that the aggregate value of the
mineral production for 1926 will
approximate $67,718,400 compared
with $61,226,158, or 11 per cent
over the previous record production
in 1925. This increase has been
made in the face of lower average
metal prices as compared with
1925.
Hon. Wm. Sloan, Minister of
Mines and Provincial Secretary, in
commenting on the report says: li
can now be confidently predicted
that the mineral production of the
province for the year 1926 will
again establish a new high record,
indicating the great increase in
mining development throughout
the province and the excellent
results accruing from that development.
Tlie figures of the estimated 1926
production, compared with the final
figures for 1925, are given below.
1925      61,402.242
1926 (estimated)  67,718.400
Howe Sound Co. Makes
Good Showing on
all Properties
Howe Sound Company, operating the Britannia copper mine along
with two other properties in Mexico, is today one of America's important producers. For the
quarter ended September 30 it
earned $875,695 after depreciation
and before depletion. That amount
is equivalent to $1.70 earned in the
second quarter.
For the first nine months of 1926
net earnings amounted to $2,415,-
941 or $4.87 a share. The year's
earnings, it is expected will be
about $6.60 a share,
During the third quarter of 1926
the How,e Sound Copper company
produced 15,133,821 pounds of lead
11,890,863 pounds of zinc'7,930,-
470 of copper, 678,470 ounces of
silver and 3090 ounces of gold. For
these respective metals, in the
order given production during the
second quarter was: 14,767,834
pounds. 13,400,7.62 pounds, 9,016^
120 pounds, 597,355 ounces and
3084 (unices,
It has been calculated, that with
i production of silver at the rate of.
2,662,000 ounces annually the loss
to the company due to the decline
iii the price of the white metal is
about 50 cents a share in earnings.
Lots of Work for Federal
Parliament
Hollinger Mine Has Big
Output
The Hollinger Consolidated,
TiiTimins, Out., operating in the
Porcupine area, is making steady
progress with its programme of
expansion. The plant is now
handling an average of 5,500 tons
daily. Preparations have been
made for the installation of three
more rod mills. These will give
the plant a capacity of about 8,500
tons daily, One of these has
already arrived on the property
aud the other two will soon be
delivered. The mine itself is
equipped to supply tho requisite
tonnage, the central shaft being
equipped to hoist ore. at the rate of
12,000 tons daily.
In addition to the work that was
presented at the session opening on
Thursday, members of Canada's sixteenth parliament found awaiting
them about seventy bills left over
from last session, of which forty-
eight are divorce cases. The unexpected dissolution of the last Parliament left in the air a number of
important measures and it now
appears that they will have to be
considered again one by one before
the new Parliament can pass them.
The supply bill will be the first to
demand attention. This was not
even introduced at the last session
because the estimates had not passed the committee stage.
Several important bills had, however, passed both houses of which
the Rural Credits Bill was considerably amended in the Senate although
it is now ready for Royal Assent.
"GOVERNMENT  LIQUOR ACT"
Notice of Application for Beer Licence
Notice is hereby given that on the
1st. day of January next the undersigned intends to apply to the Liquor
Control Board for a licence in respect
of the premises being part of the
building known as the "Alice Arm
Hotel," in the town of Alice. Arm,
Province of British Columbia, upon
the lands described as Lot 8643, Cassiar District, Prince Rupert Land
Registration District, in the. Province
of British Columbia, for the sale, of
beer by the glass or by tlie open
bottle for consumption on the premises.
Dated this Hth. day of December,
A. D. 1926.
OLAF EVINDSON,
Applicant
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
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Christmas (Sifts
Presents suitable for both Men, Women and
Children.   Inspect our wide range of useful
articles, including Silk Handkerchiefs, Silk
Socks and Silk Ties Hi
BRUGGY'S STORE
Alice Arm
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Loyal Order
of Moose
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
Lodge Meets 2nd. and 4th. Wednesday
in each month, at 8 p.m. prompt
Headquarter!: Elks' Hall, Anyox
Dictator:
H. Ward
Secretary:
J. AV. Whbstbb,
P. O. Box 407
Phone 329
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the mining shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
,     Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 32S, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
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STEAMSHIP AND TRAIN
SERVICE
S. S. Prince Rupert leaves  Anyox for   Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, each Thlirs-
l day at 11.00 p.m.
Is. S. Prince John leaves  Prince   Rupert,   for
I Vancouver,    via     Queen     Charlotte     Islands,
fortnightly.
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
at 11.80 a.m.,- for Jasper,  Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points East and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply lo any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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LAUNCH, "AWAKE"
Leaves Alice Ann for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
SPECIAL   TRIPS   BY   ARRANGEMENT
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SYNOPSIS OF
LAND ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vaoant, unreserved, surveyed
'town lands may be pre-empted by
Uritlsh subjects over 18 years of age,
ind by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subject*, conditional upon residence, ODCUpation,
ind   Improvement   for    agricultural
;)Urp0S6B.
Pull information concerning r'e'gtf-
utions regarding pre-emptions la
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
.vhich can be obtained free of charge
ijy addressing the Department of
!,ands, Viotoria, B.C.; or to any Gov't nment Agent.
Records will be granted covering
inly land suitable for acticultural
,iurposes, and which is not limber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5,000 bourd
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feot per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions nro
u be addressed to the Land Com-
iilssioner of the Land Recording Dl-
Islon, In which the land applied tot's situated, "and are made on printed
Yirms, copies of which can bo ob-
ulned from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and improvements made
to value of 110 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
i-ocelved.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How" to - Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received fur pur
phase of vacant and unreserved
Qrown lands, not being tlmberland.
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land is (5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land 12.60 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands is given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
tlmher land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
atumpage.
HOMESITE   LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
aores, may be leased as homesites,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected In the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
i LEASES
For grazing and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Aot the Provinoe U divided into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing Commissioner. Annual
grazing permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permit! are available for settlers,
camper* and traveller*, up to ten
head.
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows:  Placer Gold, $77,663,045;  Lode Gold, $122,808,459;   Silver, $74,-
111 307*   Lead $89,218,907;  Copper, $197,642,647;  Zinc, $39,925,947;   Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,594,387,
Coal and Coke! $273,048,953;  Building   Stone, Brick,   Cement, etc., $44,905,886;      making its mineral
production to the end of 1925, show an
Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
The sndstantial progress of the Mining industry of this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
names which show the value of production for successive five-year periods: For all years to 1895, inohis-1
vpVi' 547 241- forfive years, 1896 1900, $57,607,967; for fivs years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five years-<
ion? 1910 8125 534 474J for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
192L $28,066,641; for the year 1922, $35,158,843; for 1923, $41,304,320; for 1924, $48,704,604, and for 1925,
$61,492,242. Production Last Ten Years, $404,649,375 *      I
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Province hasj
been even prospected; 200,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting.   I
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  byj
Crown Grants. .   ,     , .        ill       j     I
Practicallv all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been dpnoj
are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considernigl
mining investments should refer to such repprts. They are available without charge on application!
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports covering eaoh of the six mineral Suryeyl
Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports, of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information
Foil information, together with Mining Reports ^^f^^jj^ ^Sm^T^
VICTORIA, British Columbii IIP
ALICE  ARM   AND  ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,   December   18   1926
Consolidation of Stewart
Properties
■ A consolidation of mining properties in the Stewart district under the
name of the L. & L. Consolidated
Mines, Limited, has been carried
into effect. The merging of properties, takes in the L. & L. Glacier
Creek Mines, Ltd., the Rush-Columbia, and other claimes that lie beside the holdings.
The  announcement is made by
'Gillespie, Hart & Todd of Victoria
who are agents for the company,
that in consequence of the consolidation the work will be prosecuted
looking to the opening tip of the
property in a commercial way.
The directors of the company are
John Hart, former minister of finance; Principal W. K. Beech, of
the Vancouver Technical Schools;
W. A. Webb, of the Western Fuel
Company; Capt. Joseph Mayers, of
New Westminster; Mr. Ray F.
Castle, of Victoria.
Alaska   May  Have  Direct
Orient Communication
Arrangement for one boat of
3325 tons, with an option for five
larger ones, to run direct from
Ketchikan and Alaskan ports to
the Orient, is reported by the
Alaska Oriental Export and Import
corporation, with general offices in
Ketchikan and Oriental offioes iu
Shanghai.
There are some men who
wouldn't steal a pin only because
the intrinsic value of a pin is too
small to interest them.
High Grade Encountered
in Sebakwe Mine
Portland Canal News
The long tunnel on the Sebakwe
property (known also as the Bush
and National Silver) has penetrated
the northern extension of the great
B. C. Silver ore body, striking the
vein in a high-grade area. At latest
reports, reliable though unofficial,
the vein had been crosscut ten feet
without the footwall being encountered. The ore is said to be a
quartz-porphyry typical of the Pre
mier and B. C. Silver and carrying
argentite, ruby and native silver,
and is undoubtedly a high grade
product. The tunnel is in about
1100 feet and has been driven in record time by a small crew. This is
the best news the camp has had for
many a day.
When you see a man making all
sorts of faces at himself in a mirror
it's a safe bet that he's either crazy
or shaving.
The President of Mexico has approved a decree providing for a progressive diminution of silver taxes
when the price of that metal falls
below 57c per ounce, states a cable
to the U. S. Department of Commerce. The constant rise of dollar
exchange is reported to be exerting
an adverse effect on markets and
collections in Mexico.
Through agreement between the
Federal Government of Canada and
the Hudson's Bay Company, there
is in preparation a series of questions to be submitted to the Supreme Court of Canada to determine
the ownership of the precious
metals found on lands owned by the
Hudson's Bay Company throughout
Canada.
ANYOX
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
POOL, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
Help the Organization
that Serves You
FRANK D. RICE
B. C. LAND SURVEYOR
Surveys of Mineral Olaims, Subdivisions, Underground Surveys,
Etc.
ALICE ARM, B. 0.
BLUE FRONT CIGAR
STORE
Cigari, Cigarettei anil Tobacco, Soft Drialu
Roomi for rent ky Day Week or Month
Geo. Beaudin
Prop.
T IKE any other good thing, good beer has
•*"' a character, and it is this—
The flavor should be "clean" and free from yeastiness,
with an apparent but not over-pronounced hop aroma
of a delicate character. It should be free from sweet'
ness; "drinkful," with a distinctive bite on the palate.
It should carry a firm, creamy head. Above all, it
should have a brilliancy of appearance that immediately attracts and delights the eye of the
discriminating.
Beer made for the people of British Columbia
by the Amalgamated Breweries has these  -
characteristics. It is a good, pure beer.
Order a Case Today
From a Government
Store
Amalgamated Breweries of British Columbia,
in which are associated Vancouver Breweries
Ltd., Rainier Brewing Co. of Canada Ltd.,
Westminster Brewery Ltd., Silver Spring
Brewery Ltd., Victoria Phoenix
Brewing Co. Ltd.
Worthy of your Support
THE
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
received.
Join Up!
Make the League better'
through your influence
Commercial
Printing: :
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia,
High clan printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed  :   :
Pamphlets     Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc
* *
Prompt delivery on every
order
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Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
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M us Help $au with lour
Christmas (Sifts
Fine Silver Plate    Fancy China Ware    Club Bags
Pen and Pencil Sets    Skates    Eveready Flashlights
Ganong's Chocolates
T.W. FALCONER Alice Arm
GENERAL MERCHANT
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Christmas Presents
We have a large stock of high grade
goods suitable for Christmas presents,
including ladies Silk scarves, Sweaters,
Silk Dresses, Silk Hose, etc. Everything suitable for Christmas..
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter r, ANYOX, B. C.
. OPEN  UNTIL  10   P.M.
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KITSAULT CAFE
ALICE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD   AND   PASTRY   ALWAYS   FOR  SALE
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
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-MEAT   MARKET
AUCE ARM
WHOLESALE  AND  RETAIL
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Dealer in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
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Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles* Etc.  [
W. M. CummillgS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papi
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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GRANBY CONSOLIDATED MINING,
SMELTING & POWER Co. Limited
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICEr-Anyox, B. C. •tt^tttttm
ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,   December  18  1926
j  ALICE ARM NOTES   j
A larger number of the Alice
Arm people than usual are spend
ing holidays in the south this
winter, which is conclusive proof of
the prosperity prevailing during the
past, year.
Win. McFarlane, is doing assessment work oi) the Beverley Jones
Group near''the LaRose mine. He
has spent the past 3 or 4 weeks
there, and is continuing the present
tunnel with very satisfactory
results.
Mrs. A. Beaudin and son Bobbie,
left on Monday for Vancouver. She
will be joined later by Mr. Beaudin.
Mrs. J. Thomas left on Monday
for Priuce Rupert, where she is
visiting friends. She returned
home yesterday.
J. F. Wilcox, arrived in town
yesterday, from Vancouver on a
business trip. He is a frequent
visitor in the north where be has a
large circle of friends.
J. Keith, who has been receiving
treatment at Anyox for three
fractured ribs, arrived back yesterday.
Constable W. Smith arrived from
Anyox yesterday, and is leaving
again this morning.
Canon W. F. Rushbrook, held
Sunday School and evening Service at the' Anglican Church on
Sunday last, whioh was much
appreciated by townspeople. He
left on Monday morning for Prince
Rupert. He expects to again visit the camp in February.
T. W. Falconer left ou Monday
for Vanoouver, where he will spend
Christmas holidays with Mrs. Falconer and family.
The opening of the Alice Arm
skating rink provides another
means of recreation for those of
Anyox who delight in chasiug the
hockey puck in a freindly game, or
those who wish to keep in skating
practice.
Juneau Alaska Shows Deficit
September operations of the
Alaska Juneau showed the largest
tonnage yet attained. In all, 345,
300 tons was mined and trammed
to the mill, yielding $182,500 or
53.14c, per ton, at a cost of $154,-
700, or 44.80c" per ton. Operating
surplus was $28,000, or $8.34c, per
ton. Other expenditures and
accrued charges totalled $37,000,
leaving a deficit of $8,200 for the
month.
Withdrawal of British copper interests from participation in the
world-wide marketing activities of
of the new Copper Exporters, Inc.,
was announced when the British
Metals Corporation notified tlie
association it would be unable to
take out membership.
British Columbia prohibitionists
ure ,to meet in Vancouver next
month to start a movement to
make Canada dry. This will interfere seriously with international
gatherings of mining men, if you
may believe the delegates to Nelson
and Cranbrook conventions this
year—Mining Truth
After a man gets married he has
less to say about what he or can not
afford.
The average man isn't half so anxious to bet on a sure thing as those
behind the game are to have him do'
it.
A Radio!
Something new for a Christmas gift.   It will entertain the
whole family.   Will last a lifetime and is something that you
will never get tired of listening to
Demonstrated before selling.   Every set guaranteed.
Prices from $65.00 up
Phone 317   0. J. HUTCHINGS   Anyox, B. C.
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Buy before the Boom
WHY   BUILD  ON   THE   INDIAN
RESERVE?
Don't you want to own your own back yard? If you do the
Alice Arm Mining & Development Co. will give you an
idea. Buy a lot from them. They have the choicest resir
dential and business lots for sale.
BUSINESS    LOTS    FROM    $200   TO
RESIDENTIAL  LOTS   FROM   $200  TO $300
Terms made to suit buyers.     See Stephen  Dumas,   our
agent, and build where you don't have to move.
S.   DUMAS
Agent for the Alice Arm Mining & Development Co
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M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
WRITTEN ANYWHERE
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Office:  PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
B. P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the inonth
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application fo club manager
Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
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Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco and Soft Drinki
Pool Tablet, Cigari, Cigarettei
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
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REGISTERED OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
STOCKS & BONDS
We trade in all LISTED and
UNLISTED STOCKS. Your
orders promptly attended to
_..».,. .  Buyers or Sellers.
A1TO1UR  J. BROWN
?.(    720 Hastinga Street W.
Vancouver, B. C.
Phone Soy. 5061
$$EMBER  Vancouver Stock
Exchange
USE
GRANBY BENZOL
THE BEST MOTOR FUEL
FOR SALE BY THE
GRANBY STORE
ANYOX
II .3C IB
Anyox
Barber Shops
MINE AND BEACH
313
Alice Arm Electric I
LAUNDRY
OPPOSITE HERALD OFFICE
Clothes Cleaned and'Pressed
J. LAIDLAW    -    •    PROP.
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Sunset Hotel
ALICE ARM
First-class Rooms (or Rent,
by Day, Week or Month
CENTRALLY LOCATED
J. THOMAS   -   Prop.
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms (or Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich       Prop.
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Just Five more days to do
Your Christmas Shopping
Selecting suitable gifts for ones friends has become a real art   If you have
not already decided on what your gifts are going to consist, a visit to tbe
Various departments of our store, will draw to your attention many
helpful suggestions
Wrist Watches
f?  ^, DA_„ Good Time Keepers in neat
rOr DOyS size, white metal cases, $3.50
U A— P! JL dwelled Movements in yellow gold-filled cases, $6.75.    lS-jewel
rOl   VjlllS guaranteed movement in white, green and yellow, gold cases, $8.75.
1?.„ Mam Assorted lines of Men's high grade wrist watches,
rOr lYien with luminous dials,   from $11.00 to $39.50
Vtw I «J!a« Everything that is new in shape or movement can be had in Ladies
r Oi   LaQieS watches, in white, green and yellow gold, (rom $11.00 to $75.00.
C]1L   CL-L,, For Men.   Big range of fine silk thread Socks in popular checks,
»3«/rJ uOCi\S stripes and novelty patterns, at $1.00, $1.25, $1.50, and $1.75.
aO/^^.^ii For Men, in Grey and Brown Suede and Tan Cape, silk-lined at $3.00
\JlOVeS per pair.   Wool Gloves in light and dark colors, $1.00 to $1.65.
ll)jajjalaaaaaaiMl^1^1^1^^HI__^1B1__1__-
Flowers for a«s/masil23^Ma<fe^w°^
GET YOUR  ORDER  IN  EARLY
See our Range of Wardrobe Trunks, Hat Boxes, Over-night Cases, Rattan
Chairs and Rockers, Walnut Cellarettes, Sewing Baskets, and Magazine Racks,
China, Silverware, Cut Glass, Etc.
Store Will be open evening's daring Christmas Week until 7 p.m.
GRANBY  STORES
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