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A little paper
with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 7,   NO. 22
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday, December 10,   1927
5 cents each
Basketball Holds Centre
Sporting Stage in
Alice Arm May Yet Be
Able to Enjoy
Three basketball games were on
tap at the Beach Gymnasium ou
Friday evening last. The first
game was between the Concentrator and tho Rinky Dinks of the Intermediate League, the latter winning by the score of 24-11. Tommy
Cloke was the scoring star for the
winners with a total of 10 to his
credit. T. Stewait did moat of the
sharpshooting for the losers with 7.
The teams were:
Concentrator: Ruckhaber,
Webber   2,    McKay 2,   Laycox,
Stewart 7, Docherty.
Rinky Dinks: W. Cloke 3, Sel-
win 4, T. Cloke 10, McDonald 2,
Dresser 5.
The second game brought to
gether the Public School Boys and
the High School B, the latter taking revenge for tlieir former defeat
by the school boys to the tune of
14-11. At the start of hostilities
it looked as though the Public
School were going to repeat their
win of a week ago, but the
winners came back strong in the
second half and swept the losers off
their feet.
J. Gillis and Kent were high
scorers for the High School with
6 points each. Henry Deeth was
chief scorer for the losers with 6 to
his credit.
The teams lined up as follows:
High School: S. Barclay 2, Calderone, Kent 6, J. Gillis 6, Owen, Watson, Brown.
Public Sohool: Dunwoody, Hill,
2, Deeth 6, Mikele 1, Davis 2, B.
Gillis, Brown.
In the Senior struggle the Concentrator took the Store—Office
quintette into camp by the soore of
33—19. Three of the Store-
Office players were chased during
the game for personals, Peters,
Corckle and McLellan. The last
ten minutes seeing them with only
three men on the floor. Taking
the game as a whole it was productive of very poor basketball,
too muoh personal contact being
in-evidence throughout. McDonald was high scorer for the winners
with 13 points, Bartman with 8
was high man for the losers.
The teams were:
Store-Office: Corckle, Mclntyre,
"Brown 5, Peters 6, Bartman   8,
Concentrator: Musserl, McColl,
MoDonald 13, McLeod 10, Hooper
9.   Theo. Asimus was.the referee.
Two games were played on Wed-
It is possible that skating' may
yet be obtainable at Alice Arm this
year. Last night a number of enthusiasts diligently worked with
buckets to start a sheet of ice.
Their efforts were successful, thanks
to the cold weather and all that now
remains to be done to obtain early
skating is more volunteers, which
means more water.
It is understood that as soon as
the rink is ready Anyox hockey
players and skaters will make a trip
over, and perhaps several before
the season is over.
A little work on the rink now will
perhaps form a sheet of ice that will
last throughout the winter and
which would create unlimited en
joyment for everyone during the
coming' quiet months.
The Lowly Bean Honored at Festive Board
On Friday evening, November
the 25th. the Ladies Aid of the
United Church held tlieir annual
Bean Supper in the Church Hall.
To say the least about it it was
well worth the price. How a feast
of this kind put on by the Ladies
could be offered for the modest
charge of 50 cents is hard to realize. Almost everyone in town
took advantage of it and from the
satisfied looks and grunts of contentment it was easily seen that
all present thoroughly enjoyed the
good eats. The menu consisted of
beans, cold meats, salads, buns,
bread, cake, coffee and tea and
then more beans.
Change of Schedule to
Accomodate Holiday
Alice Arm Children To
Enjoy Christmas Tree
The annual community Christinas Tree and Entertainment for
the Alice Arm school children will
be held in the School House on
Wednesday evening, December
The evening's entertainment will
consist of sketches, songs and recitations giv^n by the children, who
are being trained under the efficient
tutelage of Mrs. J. Graham and
Mr. E. Greenaway.
Word has been received from
Santa Claus that he hopes to arrive
shortly after the children's entertainment concludes, when he will
distribute his presents.
Refreshments will be provided,
and everyone is expected to attend
and join in the general festivities.
Community League Tree
The   Community   League will
hold their Christinas Tree for the
Kiddies on the 19th., at the Gym
uasium.   It will be in the nature
of a children's party.
In order to fulfil the require
ments of the Christmas and holiday
travel, and to permit passengers to
arrive in Vancouver to make connections in order to reach their
homes before Christmas, the following movement of S. S. Prince Rupert during Christinas week will be
carried out. On arrival at Prince
Rupert, Wednesday, December
21st. her schedule north from
Prinoe Rupert and return to Vancouver will be as follows:
The S. S. Prince Rupert will
arrive in Anyox at 11 p.m. Wednesday December 21st. leaving
early Thursday morning. She will
arrive at Prince Rupert at 7 p.m.
the same day, and arrive iu Vancouver at 9 a.m. on Saturday December 24th. After leaving Anyox
she will call at Stewart before
proceeding to Prince Rupert.
A Free Recital
On Monday evening, December
12th. Mr. J. Donaldson will give a
recital, "Dickon's Christmas Carol"
in the United Church, Admission
An Alice Arm Resident
Writes On Peace
River Country
Mr. S. Dumas who left Alice Arm
recently for The Peace River
Country on a visit to relatives and
to look over the country writes to
the Herald from Grand Prairie regarding conditions in this much
talked of section of the Dominion.
Mr. Dumas states that the country
is booming. Settlers are coming in
all the time, including many rich
farmers from the United States.
He states that land that was selling at $10.00 per acre three years
ago is now finding ready purchasers
at $25.00 per acre.
There is a lot of land still open
for homesteading and is being rapidly taken up. Last year the
countiy experienced a record crop,
not a failure being reported. It is
confidently expected that next year
will see the commencement of the
building ol a railway to the coast.
For a young man who wishes to get
ahead Mr. Dumas says the  Peace
River offers him the opportunity.
Anyox Asked to Help Needy
Vancouver Folk
Present Cold Weather Very
The recent big snow storm was
followed by a heavy rain last weekend. The rain was followed by
severe cold weather that formed a
crust on the snow, and allowed
those in theUpperKitsault Country
who are running short, an opportunity to take in fresh supplies.
Get your next suit of clothes from
someone who knows how to make
them fit.    A. Galy.
nesday evening, the High School
team of the Intermediate League
defeated the Rinky Dinks 48-24.
The Coke Plant annexed theleader-
ship of the senipr division when
they swamped the Mechanics 44-16.
When   ordering      Cigars      for
Christmas,  see that they  are   El
Doro's.    The cigar that pleases on
account   of   its   quality.    Special
Christmas Boxes   of   twenty-fives
for $3.50.
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Al. Falconer left on Thursday for
the south, and will spend Chrisimas
and New Year's holidays with Mrs.
Falconer and family, who are now
residing in New Westminster. He
expects to teturn in February.
Y Strombeek and Gus. Pearson,
who recently took a bond on the
North Star spent a few days in town
during the week. They report that
owing to bad weather a start has
not yet been made on the driving of
a new tunnel, bnt that this will be
undertaken immediately.
A. Davidson came down on Tuesday from the Upper Kitsault
Country and left again the following
day with supplies. He is driving
tunnel on the Wildcat property.
J.  Anderson took advantage of
the hard crust on the  snow during
the week and made a trip to  Camp
Continued on page 4
To brighten Christmas for needy
children in the east end of Vancouver the United Church are
sending a box of 'gifts (toys and
clothing) to be distributed hy the
Welfare Department of the First
Church, Will persons wishing to
contribute get in touch with Rev.
C. D. Clarke. The box leaves for
Vancouver on December 15th.
Canon Rushbrook Will Visit
Alice Arm
Canon W. H. Rushbrook will
hold Divine Service at the Anglican Church on Sunday evening
December 18th., a week from tomorrow. Following the service a
vestry meeting will be held for the
purpose of appointing a lady repre
sentative to attend the Synod in
Prince Rupert, and the electing of
two Church Wardens for the ooming year.
Steamship Catala Towed
To Prince Rupert
The   putting   on   of temporary
patches has been completed on the
beach at Pearl Harbor where the
vessel was lodged   following her
release from Mist Island,   where
she was stranded since November
8, a mouth Thursday, Union steamer Catala, it was announced by the
B,    C. Towage    and Lighterage
Co.. which has taken au active part
in connection with the salvage was
expected to arrive in Priuce Rupert
if all goes well on Wednesday  last
to go on the local dry doek.     On
the pontoons there, the plan  is to
make further temporary repairs to
the vessel as well as permit of inspections being made preparatory
to tenders being called for her permanent repair.   The Catala arrived
in tow of the big salvage steamer
Salvage King which has been  by
the wreck for nearly a month.
Skating Rink for Anyox
Several of the boys around town
have been working on an ice skating rink up near the new School.
And by the time this reaches our
readers there should be some good
skating in Anyox, of course weather permitting. It will no doubt be
quite a novelty for the residents
hereto get a skate on in this
Granby Stores Decorated for
We represent some of the leading
tailoring houses of Canada, whose
reputation is undisputable. Stan,
Ballard, Anyox Tailor Shop.
It is easy to see that the festive
season is with us by the appearance
of the General Stores. All the
departments are prettily decorated
fittingly for the occasion, and the
stock of Christmas gifts laid out
out for inspection are all very nice
and very extensive.
The display of toys in the Hardware Department are a delight to
the youngsters, a complete and up-
to-date supply of this line of
Christmas goods are shown
there, ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturd
December   10  1927
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alia* Ann
Alien Ann and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British tsles and United Status, $8*00
Notices for Grown Grants -   -   $15.00
Land Notides - $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50o, per inch
Oontraet Rates on Application,
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher;
Either the world's financiers
forsee a world's shortage of copper
within the next few years, or they
are trying to force down the price
to unprofitable levels. Throughout the world huge copper deposits
are being developed and put into
operation as quickly as possible, in
spite of the fact that the red metal
is selling at the low price of from 13
to 14 cents per pound. TheNoran-
da copper smelter in Quebec is
going into immediate operation.
On the coast the Consolidated are
developing large copper properties
including the George Copper at
Stewart. In Africa, British,
French and Belgian companies
are operating huge plants and
planning extensive additions. The
big plants of the Anaconda Co. in
Chile have been increased so that
the output can be doubled at any
time. Now comes the news that
the big deposits of the Flin Flon in
Northern Manitoba are to be mined and plans have been made for
a huge expenditure of money for
the erection of a smelter and the
building of a railway, etc. Why
all these millions of dollars are being
invested in plant additions, and the
building of new plants is a question
we have not yet seen answered.
In the case of the British, French
and Belgians in Africa it is perhaps
explainable. During the late war
they we're all "dependent upon the
United States for copper supplies,
and this they intend in eliminate in
future if possible. They are also
following the same policy in regard
to oil, cotton and numerous other
essential articles. Each empire or
country is striving to be as independent of the other as possible,
especially in time of war when
prices are exorbitant. But why
other companies should continue to
invest millions in the building of
new huge plants at the present
market price is unexplainable,
except it be that they can see into
the future. The present stampede
in opening up new copper mines is
working a hardship on the old
operating companies, who for many
years following the war could not
make both ends meet, and are only
now just commencing to pay dividends to their hungry shareholders.
Big Eastern Companies
Enter Portland Canal
With a full attendance of directors from Vancouver, Seattle and
Victoria present, the boards of the
Rufus silver-lead mines, and the
Argenta mines, meeting held
recently, voted unanimously
to accept the terms of the contract
presented for the joint sale of the
two properties to an operating subsidiary of the Noranda Company,
which is conducting large scale
mining and smelting operations in
Northern Quebec.
The terms of the agreement are
similar to those made by the Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company of Montreal in taking over the
George gold-copper property. The
Rufus and Argenta are being
merged on a share-for-share basis,
and the eastern buyers and operat-
tors are putting up $480,000 to develop the property, and will receive
a controlling stock interest on the
basis of 30 cents a share, which
was the price in the George Copper
deal. Development of the mine
will be undertaken on a large scale
next spring.
• The Rufus and Argenta properties
adjoin on the upper Bear River,
and directly across the river from
the George Copper. The Rufus is
classed as a silver-lead, and the Argenta as gold-copper.
This deal marks the entrance of
another eastern Canadian mining
organization into the Northern
British Columbia field, as recently
Tretheways of Cobalt followed the
Consolidated into the upper Bear
and took for immediate development
the Red Top property, which is adjacent on the eastern side to the
An important Coast mining deal
was announced when the
Tretheways of ' Cobalt concluded the agreement for the
purchase of the Red Top mine on
the Upper Bear River from J. J.
Connors, ex-mayor of Juneau, Alaska, and John McNeill of Stewart.
The price in the sales agreement
was $250,000. The Red Top consists of twelve developed claims
directly across the Bear River from
the George Copper, and contains
the continuation of the big veins of
the Argenta, which it adjoins on the
i'dst. The ore bodies are copper-
gold and lead-zinc-silver.
The new eastern owners will
start development work on a large
scale as soon as supplies can be
taken in. This deal marks the entrance of the first Ontario mining
organization into the new Portland
Canal mining field.
Fire, Life, Accident
and Sickness
Guaranty Savings & Loan Society
P. O. Box 264, Anyox
For Results Advertise
in The Herald
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
S.S. Prince Rupert leaves Anyox for Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and mter'meu-
iate points, each Thursday, at 11.00 p.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, for
North and South Queen Charlotte Islands, fortnightly.
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday Wednesday, and Saturday
at 11.30 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 noxt shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further intormation, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C-
Voice over wire: "Madam your
husband has been run over by a
"Good heavens! On the afternoon of my bridge party!"
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 325, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
We have everything necessary for your comfort in
Fall or winter Clothing. Waterproof "Bone Dry"
Rain Test Jumpers and Pants. Stantields Heavy
Woolen Underwear. Pure Wool Mackinaw Shirts.
The famous Goodrich Rubbers. Waterproof Hunting Coats and Hats, etc.
Alice Arm
Launch "Awake"
Leaves Alice Arm on Tuesday at 9  a.m.     Returning
same day, leaving Anyox at 3 p.m.
Leaves   Alice   Arm on Thursday 2 p.m.     Returning
on Friday, leaving Anyox at 10 a.m.
Leaves Alice Arm on Saturday, at 9 a.m.    Returning
same day leaving Anyox at 3 p.m.
Special Trips by Arrangement
Vaoant, unreierved, aurveyed
Jrown lands may ba pre-empted by
Bt'ltlih subjects over II yeara of age,
ind by aliens on declaring Intention
io become British subjeots, conditional upon residence, occupation,
ind Improvement for agricultural
Pull Information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions la
given ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
.vhloh oan be obtained free of charge
jy addressing the Department of
Lands, Viotoria, B.C., or to any Qov-
inment Agent.
Reoords will be granted covering
mly land suitable for nivrlcultural
mrposes, and which Is not timber-
and, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
md 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications  for pre-emptions are
i be addressed to the Land Com-
lisslonor of the I*nd Recording 1)1
Islon, ln whioh the land applied for
18 situated, and are made ou printed
orms. copies of whioh can be ob-
ulned from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, Including
•tearing and cultivating at least five
.teres, before a Crown Grant can be
For more detailed Information set
the Bulletin "Ho' to Pre-empt
Applications sre reoelved for pur
ihase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timber-land,
for agricultural purposes; mlnirriurii
price of flrst-olaas (..flsble) land Is $5
per acre, and seconu-olass (grazing)
land $2.60 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purohase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 aores,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
Unsurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling beini;
ereoted ln the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has bsen surveyed.
For graslng and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may b* leased by one person or a
Under the Grazing Aot the Province is divided into graslng districts
and the range administered under a
Graslng 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,
permits are available tor settlers,
campers and travellers, up to ten
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,548; Lode Gold, $126,972,318; Silver, $80.-
787,003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc, $50,512,557; Coal and Coke, $284,699,133;
Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals, $50,175,407, making its mineral production to the end
of 1926, show au
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
The substantial progress of tlie Mining industry of this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
figures which show the value of production for successive five-year periods:    For all years to 1895, inclusive $94 547 241; forfive years, 1896 1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five year?
1906-1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915; $142,072,603;  for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
for five years, 1921-1925, $214,726,650; for 1926, $67,188,842.
Production Last Ten Years, $429,547,755
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Province has
been even prospected; 200,000 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.
Praotically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been donjfi
are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those copsiderKij/
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines. Victoria, B. C. Reports covering each of the six mineral Survey
Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vanrouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
Full information, together.with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday.    December   10 1927
Portland Canal Railway
Is Sold
The Portland Canal Railway has
been sold by Sir Donald Mann who
built in 1910 but never operated it,
the slump in mining and other
business at that time causing it to
fall into disuse. An Old Country
syndicate is the purchaser.
The Old Country interests have
obtained large timber rights in the
Bear Valley and it is stated
that they will recondition the line
and extend it toward the interior
with a view to marketing their
Six months ago the deal was reported to have gone through but at
that time it was denied. It had
been suggested several times recently that a deal was in progress of negotiation.
A woman's idea of friendship is
to have some man tell her how nice
she is.
At the age of 60 most heroes
would like to exohange their laurel
wreaths for hair.
He who laughs last has told the
Predicts Northern Manitoba
Rich Mining District
Northern Manitoba and the district which extends into it from Ontario promises to be one of the
greatest gold fields in the world's
history, C. F. Hermann, mining engineer, St. Louis, Missouri, stated
on  a  visit  to  Winnipeg recently.
Mr. Hermann spent a month investigating the Herb Lake area.
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for James, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms (or Rent
Tobacco ud Soft Drinks
Cijars,   Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Income of $365 Excludes a
Person From Pension
The maximum pension which will
be paid is $240 a year, or at the
rate of $20 monthly. If a person
has an income of $365 yearly they
will not be eligible for a pension-.
If their yearly income is less than
that, then they will receive a pen
sion for the amount of the difference
between that figute and the income
they have over $125. If they have
an income of less than $125 or if
they have no income at all they
will receive the maximum pension.
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses,
and Heavy Teams
No Contraot too Large or
too Small
We have everything conceivable for suitable Christmas
gifts. Inspect our large
stock of goods before you
decide to buy your friend's
LEW LUN  & Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
Fall and Winter Clothing
Our stock is complete to outfit you with Fall or
Winter Clothing.'inoliiding Rain Test Shirts, Coats
and Pants, Maokinaw Coats and Pants.    Rubber
Footwear of all descriptions.
T. W. FALCONER abca™.
Transportation Epic of North America
(1) "2300" Pacific   type  locomotive tout re|irt»euted tile Ouuiiiiliiu
view.      (3) Early B. A O. enKliu> ot the PiiKCiint.     (4) The "Atlantic" of
"Tom Thumb", built In 1828, the first locomotive In North America.
The epic of transportation in
America from the days when Indians trekked across the plains with
their luggage on poles dragged by
dogs and ponies to the present with
250-ton locomotives thundering across
the country hauling hotels on wheels
at 70 miles an hour was enacted at
Boston recently during the Centenary
Exhibition and Pageant of the Baltr
more and Ohio Railroad this fall.
Canadian interest at the "Fair of
the Iron Horse" was keen as this
country was represented at Baltimore
by the latest achievements in the way
of locomotive construction. The
Canadian Pacific Railway was represented by itr . \ and fastest passenger lo.comoi ;, the latest type of
their "2300" Pacific class locomotive,
number Nor2333, which drew the
Prince of Wales. Prince George and
Premier Baldwin during their recent
trip across Canada. Engineer W. R.
Creighton (who hat been with the
Canadian Pacific 24 yean) and Fireman R. F. Thomas (22 years) not
only piloted the Prince of Wales'
train, but took the locomotive from
Toronto to Baltimore for the Fair of
the Iron Horse. This locomotive is
capable of a maximum speed of 90
miles per hour, weighs nearly 600,000
pounds and can handle 16 steel cars
on fast schedule.
On the opening day of the Pageant
this powerful engine took its place
alongside a half dozen other giants
from the roads of various countries.
Notable among these from across tke
water was the huce new "King
George V" pride of the Great Western
Railway and the fastest that England
has produced. During tie opening
parade of these locorr.ot. /cs the band
played "Land of Hopt. and Glory"
and "Rule Britannia" hi honor of the
of the countries they represented.
The Pageant is recognized to have
been the greatest transnortation exhibition everstaged. Every period of
railway history since st.-am was f rst
used for railway locomotion wad
represented and the result was a
strange collection of contrivances
that made the crowds stare in wonder
as they miffed alon? under t>evc own
steam % The 250-ton marvels of
present uay railroads they professed
.ivHie  at   Baltimore.       (2)
1832 vintage.      (5)  Peter Cooper's
to accept as something tangible but
not the curios that have been preserved from nearly a hundred yean
back. Perhaps the most interesting
old-time exhibit was Peter Cooper's
"Tom Thumb" the first locomotive
built in North America being constructed in 1829. The backers of the
B. & O. railroad were ao impressed
v ith it and the evident value of steam
that they were willing to go ahead and
organize the road a century ago.
Real Indians added a romantic
dash to the scene. They whooped past
the crowds on their fleet ponies and
then returned to guide the visitors
down to view their encampment a
short distance away.
One of the outstanding features of
the Pareant was the dress of those
vho manned the old-time trains and
t'e passengers who made the journey
each day around the tracks in front
of the crowds. The costumes were
true to the period which the locomotive and train 'epresented and added
sufficient color to make the exhibition
one of the most picturesqr f and
historical yet staged.
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions, Underground  Surveys,
Worthy of your Support
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
Advertise in the Herald
Candies. Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummingS.   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor ALICE   ARM   AND. ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday,    December   10  1927
Alice Arm Notes
Continued from Page 1
G. W. Bruggy left on Monday
for Vancouver, and will spend the
next two months with Mrs. Bruggy
and family. During his absence
the store will be in charge of A. D.
Yorke, who will extend to patrons
the same efficient service they have
received in the past.
J. MoDonald, who arrived from
the Cassiar Country a few weeks
ago, left on Thursday for his home
iu Viotoria, where he will spend
Christmas holidays. He will return
later aud take Mr. H. F. Kergin's
plaoe on the Awake, when the
latter leaves to attend the Legislature in Victoria.
Miss Cora Telleffson, who has
spent the past few months in
Stewart arrived back yesterday.
W. J. Crawford, one ofthe pioneer residents of the camp, and now
of Stewart, arrived in town yesterday for a short visit.
\V. A. Talbot, district engineer
arrived from Anyox yesterday on
H.   M.   SELFE
Office:   Opposite Liquor Store
Diversion and Use
TAKE NOTICE that W. A. Wilson
whose address is P. 0. Box 32, Alic«
Arm, B. C. will apply for a licence to
take and use fifty cubic feet of water
out of Falls Creek, which flows easterly and drains into Kitsault River,
about one quarter of a mile from the
mouth of tlie Kitsault River. The
water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about 1000 feet west
of the west boundary of the Wolf
Mining- Claim and will be used for
power purpose upon the mine described as Success Group Mine. This notice was posted on the ground on the
9th. day of December 1927. A copy of
this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water Act"
will be filed in the office of the Water
Recorder at Prince Rupert, B. C.
Objections to the application may
be filed with the said Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller of Water
Rights. Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. O., within thirty days after the
first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
W.  A.  WILSON, Applicant.
By J. A. Wilson, Agent
The date of the first publication of
this notice is December 10th. 1927.
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
W. A. WILSON, Manager
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
Sir Henry W. Thornton, Chairman and President, Canadian National
Railways, photographed at Montreal on his departure for Mexico
to inspect the Mexican government railways.
The spider isn't a bull player, yet
he often catches a fly.
In the matter of the Administration
Act, and
In the matter of the Estate of Vilhelm
Mikkila—Deceased, Intestate.
TAKE NOTICE that by order of
His Honor, P. McB. Young, the First
day of December, A. D. 1927, I was
appointed Administrator of the estate of Vilhelm Mikkila, deceased,
and all parties having claims against
the said estate are hereby required to
furnish same, properly verified, to me
on or before the 3rd. day of January,
A. D. 1928, and all parties indebted to
the estate are required to pay the
amount of their indebtedness to me
Official Administrator
Prince Rupert, B. 0,
)ated thi
A. D. 1927;
In thf Matter of the Administration
Act: and
In the Matter of the Estate of Richard
Stanley Cornish. Deceased, Intestate.
TAKE NOTICE that by order of
His Honor, F. McB. Young, the First
day of December, A. 1). 1927, I was
appointed Administrator ofthe estate
of Richard Stanley Cornish, deceased,
and all parties having claims against
the said estate are hereby required to
furnish same, properly verified, to me
on or before the 3rd. day of January,
A. D. 1928, and all parties indebted to
the estate are required to pay the
amount of their indebtedness to me
Official Administrator,
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Dated  the 3rd. day of December,
A. D. 1927.
Printing: :
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
•:• •:•
Prompt delivery on every
.;.   .;.   .;.
Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Help the Organization
that Serves You
For Results Advertise in the
Suggestions For Christmas Gifts—Practical, Useful Gifts—Neatly Arranged and Boxed
White, Spun Silk Shirts $4.50
Silk Broadcloth in Plain Colors and Stripes $4.50 to    6.75
Genuine Leather Belts, Neatly Boxed    2.25
Many Lines of Wool Gloves from $1.00 to    1.65
Silk Lined Suede and Wool Lined Suede Gloves $2.75 and ■ ■ ■...   3.00
Silk Scarves and Wool Scarves $2.00 to    2.75
Linens Make Very   Useful Christmas
Breakfast Sets $2.25
Luncheon Sets $5.00 to    7.50
Linen Guest Towels    3.25
Individual Guest Towels 90c. to •.   1.15
Bath Towel Sets $1.15 and    1.95
Embroidered Pillow Cases, pair • •   2.25
Dresser Scarves $1.75 to    5.50
We have a big assortment of Victor
Records for our Christmas Trade.
Chocolates—Boxes of all sizes and' all
A Complete line of Stationery, Leather
Goods and Christmas Ornaments.
We have a full line of Port, Liquer, Claret, Cocktail and Sherbert Glasses
in  both the Plain and Etched Designs.
Special for the week end—Plain Glass Tumblers $2.00 dozen.
Men's Fine Shoes—$5.50—Granby Special
Tan Calf, Box Calf, Vici Kid—Blucher Style Shoes, Medium, Baloon and
Round Toe Shapesr-Goodyear Welt sewn—D toF width toflt any foot $5.50
Men's,  Women's and Children's Slippers for Christmas Gifts—at moderate


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