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A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.00 a Year \
Alice Arm and )
Anyox. $2.25 to j
all other points.
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VOL. 13,   NO. 7
Alice Abm, B. O, Friday, August 18, 1933
5 cents each.
Good Progress Made In
Local Tournaments
In the Ladies' Golf Putting competition held on Tuesday, Mrs.
Wenerstrom was the winner of the
18-hole contest with a soore of 30.
Mrs. Frioker was the runner up
with a score of 31.
In the 9-hole competition Mrs.
Sheen and Mrs. Geo. Stewart tied
for first place with a score of 16.
The Tennis Club tournaments
.ire getting well advanced. During
the playing for the championship
of the men's doubles this week
Oatman and Macintyre won from
Cavers and Cavers 6-2, 6-4 in the
s \>nd round.
• n the semi-finals of the mixed
doi oles Miss Eve and Oatman won
from Mr. and Mrs. Maointyre 6-2,
7-5; Miss Gillies and Dixon defaulted to Miss M. Dresser and Mclnnes.
In the semi-finals of the ladies'
singles Miss Dora Grigg won from
Miss I. Gillies, aud Miss Mildred
Dresser won from Miss Gordon.
During the playing of the semifinals for the men's singles Molnnes
defeated Dr. James 6-1,6-4.
Anyox Mosquito Fleet Has
Active Season
Taking advantage of every spell
of fine weather, the various oraft
housed along the Anyox waterfront
pull out for short trips. Fishing
is the favorite pastime. Possibly
a picnic is planned, or it may be
just a run for fresh air and a
change. Some of the more ambi
tious boatmen have spent their
holidays on the water.
The Kavema recently made a
successful trip to Crescent Beach
and return. Mr. and Mrs. G.
Warwick, in their tight little oraft
went north as far as Juneau; Mr.
and Mrs. R. T. Carriok spent a
holiday on their oraft and enjoyed
every mile of the voyage, and Harold Spencer has just returned from
a run to Port Simpson.
Renovation has given plaoe to
reoreation, and daily some of these
boats may be seen making off in all
directions, putt-putting home iu
the evening.
John A. McLaughlin, for man>
years with Granby Consolidated,
at Copper Mountain and who was
three years in Russia, has been appointed consulting engineer of Cariboo Mountain Gold Mines, Limited,
which has a property on Cariboo
mountain. W. A. McKenzie,
former minister of mines,' is president of the company.
| AUCE ARM
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NOTES
A. Paterson arrived from Anyox
on Tuesday and is spending holidays at the Alioe Arm Hotel.
P. H. Tidy, who has spent a
short vaoation at the Alice Arm
Hotel is leaving for home today.
Norman Fraser, who has spent
the past two months here doing
development work on the mining
properties of the Esperanza Mines
Ltd. left for Prinoe Rupert on
Monday.
William Pinckney, Arthur Deeth
and Frank Dresser of Anyox, are
spending holidays here. They arrived ou Tuesday.
Wallace Henderson arrived on
Saturday from Anyox to spend
holidays here with Mrs. Henderson
who arrived a few days previously.
Malcolm Campbell of Anyox
spent the week-end with Mrs,
Campbell and family, who are holidaying here. He was accompanied
by his brother D. M. Campbell.
They returned to Anyox on Tuesday.
C. 0. Edwards arrived from Anyox ou Saturday and is spending
holidays at the Alice Arm Hotel.
J. A. Anderson arrived from
Anyox on Tuesday and spent a few
days with Mrs. Anderson and fam-
ily.
Constable Geo. Blaney arrived
from Anyox on Tuesday. He was
accompanied by Mrs. Blaney.
J. O'Rouke arrived from Anyox
on Monday and is spending a holiday at the Alice Arm Hotel.
J. Hauber is leaving today for
Prince Rupert. From there he will
prospect for gold bearing rook
along the coast south for about
two months. Later he plans to
proceed to Moresby Island where
he will prospect during the winter
and next summer.
The annual picnic of St. Michael's
Churoh will be held at Campers
Point on Friday next. August 25th.
The mission launch Northern Cross
will convey everyone wishing to
attend from the wharf at 2 and 3
o'clock p.m. An open invitation
is extended to everyone. Bring
along your own refreshment baskets. Contributions for ice oream
and prizes can be left at T. W.
Falconer's store. .
Beach Defeat Colts In Championship Game
The first game of a five game
series for the championship of the
Anyox Baseball League was won
by the Beaoh on Tuesday, when
they defeated the Colts with a 5-0
soore. The winning team of this
series wins the handsome baseball
oup for the ooming year.
Miss J. W. Piokin arrived on
Friday from Vanoouver.
Close Call for Rangers
In Mine Game
After having things pretty wel)
their own way, especially in the second half, and doing everything but
score, the Mine came out on the
wrong end of a 1-0 score in the
League game on Thursday the 10th.
The game was full of action and
furnished lots of excitement and
thrills for the handful of faithful
fans who attended. Hitherto lacking a forceful forward line, the
Mine this time had an aggregation
which was much more effective.
Jimmy Home, who has not played
since the early part of the season,
played a tricky game at inside left
and filled a much-needed .want.
Herzl was replaced by Ernie Moore
in goal, who has lost none of his
sureness between the sticks. In
the first half the nice combination
of the Ranger forwards soon had
the miners on the defensive, Buchanan booting in a fast one about
fifteen minutes after the start.
After the interval the Mine pressed
determinedly and the play was
chiefly round the Rangers end, but
all the Mine efforts were of "no avail.
On the play this game was certainly
the miners, and they are to be congratulated on their courage and
their "never say die" spirit. ' They
have shown a splendid sportsmanship throughout.
The teams: Mine, Moore; Graney
Dixon; Clarke, Dyer, Martin;
Home, Ferguson, Phillips, Jim
Home, Jelbert. Rangers: Hunter;
Calderoni, Hamilton; Galbraith,
Francis, Shields; Peel, Donaldson,
Buchanan, Ellison, Allan.
Seaplane Stationed At
Anyox
Mr. J. McConnaohie arrived at
Anyox on Monday the 7th. in an
Eastman Flying Boat from Vancouver. The plane also carried
Engineer M. Prust. This fine 4-
place machine will now be permanently established in the district,
and will operate commercially,
being available for prospectors,
fishing, mining, private parties, etc.
It will fill a much needed want in
this district, where overland travel
is often slow and arduous, and
where transportation by water is
not always available just when
needed. The plane-will carry a
load of 550 pounds, exolusive of the
pilot. A hangar is to be built for
it at Anyox immediately.
ANYOX NOTES
Mrs. E Webster and child arrived on Monday to take up residence
at Anyox.
V. S. McRae left on Monday for
a holiday visit to Vancouver.
Mrs. H. Selfe aud daughter Olive
arrived on Monday from Vancouver, on a visit to Mr. Selfe.
Yvonne Romer, of San
Franoisoo, who has been on a two
weeks' visit to Mrs. David Deane,
left on Friday for her home in the
Californian oity.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Wilby and
children returned on Friday from
a holiday visit to Vancouver. They
were accompanied by Mr. Wilby's
mother, Mrs. C- Wilby.
Mrs. F. Buckle returned on Friday from a holiday visit to Vancouver and Victoria.
Mr. .and Mrs. Donald Ritchie
arrived on Friday from Prinoe
Rupert.
T. Cloke returned on Friday from
a trip to the south.
Miss Desjardins returned on Friday from a holiday visit to southern
oities.
Miss D. Gallagher arrived on
Friday from Vanoouver.
Mrs. P. J. Lyne arrived in town
on Friday from the south.
Mrs. J. Bodin left on Friday for
a visit to Vanoouver.
Mrs. A. W. Gigot and children
returned on Friday from a visit to
Vancouver and Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. O'Brien and
family left on Friday for a visit to
the soufli.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Nye left on
Friday for a visit to Vancouver.
Miss H. Calderoni left on Friday
for a visit to Prince Rupert and
other southern points.
J. Watson left on Friday for a
visit to Vanoouver.        t
Mr. and Mrs. Ken. Watson returned on Friday from a visit to
Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack McLean and
children returned on Friday from a
visit to Vancouver.
Mrs. L. Bosnian left on Friday
for Vancouver after spending a
holiday here with Mr. and Mrs. K.
A. Hunter.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cameron and
Mr. A. McDonald left on Friday
for a holiday visit to Prinoe Rupert.
Popular Anyox Couple
Are Married
The wedding took place quietly
on Thursday evening, August 10th.
at Prince Rupert, of Miss Margaret
E. Lindsay, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Lindsay, Park Avenue,
Prince Rupert, to Alleyn Donald
Ritchie of Anyox, son of Mr. and
Mrs. George A. C. Ritchie of Brandon, Man., Rev. F. W. Dafoe D. D.
officiating at the Baptist Church
manse. Miss Mildred Lindsay was
bridesmaid and S. J. Hunter,
groomsman. Otherwise only mem -
bers of the bride's family were
present.
Later a reception was held at the
home of the bride's parents for a
few intimate friends of the family.
Mr. aud Mrs. Ritchie returned
to Anyox last week, where Mr.
Ritchie is in the employ of the
Granby Company as an engineer.
Mrs. Ritchie, who spent most of
her girlhood days in Prince Rupert,
has been a nurse in the hospital at
Anyox for several years. She is
well known and popular both at
Anyox and Prinoe Rupert.
E. Laughton returned on Friday
to  Vanoouver  after  spending  a
I holiday here.
Be Careful With Fire
Everyone in Anyox is agaiu
reminded to be careful how they
disposb of their burnt matches, cigarette butts, etc. Any lighted
object carelessly thrown may
cause the destruction of the whole
town. It has nearly happened on
previous occasions and oan easily
happen again.   Be careful.
Dance Held at Alice Arm
Enjoyable Affair
A very enjoyable impromptu
dance was held at T. W. Falconer's
hall, Alice Arm, on Saturday evening last. A large number of Alice
Arm people and Anyox visitors
were present. Music was furnished
by several musicians, a feature of
the evening being the playing of
several old-time dances, by Mrs.
W. Henderson, which was greatly
appreciated.
During supper, two Scotch
dances were given by Miss Ellen
MacLeod, who was dressed in
Highland costume, and were thoroughly enjoyed by the audience,
Thanks are due to several Anyox
lady visitors—who made arrangements for the dance—for the pleasant evening enjoyed and also to T.
W. Falconer for the free use of the
hall. At the close all joined hands
and lustily sang 'Auld Lang Syne."
Raft Built By Anyox Rovers
Appreciated
The Anyox Rovers did a real job
for the many bathers of Aiiyox
when they built the splendid diving
raft which is enstalled at Elks'
Beach- Swimmers pronounce it
just right. It is nice to dive from,
easy to climb on to, and good to
sit on and rest in the sun. Let us
hope there will be plenty more
warm days this season in which to
enjoy that enticing raft. ALICE   ARM   AND  ANYOX  HERALD,  Friday, August 18. 1933
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.00 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.25
British Isles and United States, $2.60
Notices for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices .... $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c, per inch
Contract Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
During the first six months of
1932 Great Britain imported
17,091 tons of copper from Canada. In the same period of 1931
the total imports from Canada
were only 640 tons, an increase of
2,570 per cent. Great Britain also
largely increased her sales of cop
per from Rhodesia during the past
year. It is expected that sales of
copper from both Canada and
Rhodesia will be still further in
creased during the present year.
These figures show plainly that
Empire trade is expanding, and
will continue to increase as foreign
countries raise higher tariff walls.
Imports of lead and zinc from
Canada have also shown a remarkable increase during the past year,
as has also almost every other
commodity produced in Canada
for export trade. The result of
the two Imperial Conferences is
now being beneficially felt. Complaints have, however, been voiced
in Great Britain by some manufacturers that their goods are practically barred from Canada by
special tariffs. These complaints
are being investigated, and if it is
found that such is the case and the
cause of friction not removed, trade
between Canada and Great Britain
is bound to show a shrinkage instead of an increase. No country,
in these times of fierce competition,
can afford to ignore its best customer when purchasing goods.
Increased Empire trade can only
be built up by striking a balance
between imports and exports. If
we sell our copper, lead, zinc and
other commodities in Great Britain
we should be prepared to take an
equal value of goods in return.
How Everyone Wishes For
Inflation To Proceed
If the mines of British Columbia
had decreased their production
such as the logging camps and
sawmills have during the past four
years, the province would be bankrupt and incalculable misery
would have resulted for everyone
in every line of business. Scores
of towns from the international
boundary in the south to Atlin in
the north would have closed down
and become deserted. Thousands
would have been thrown out of
employment that labor in mines,
smelters and mills, and other thousands that furnish the mining companies with supplies and their
employees with foodstuffs would
necessarily find their occupation
gone. Transportation company
employees, both railway and steamship would have been greatly reduced, manufacturers, wholesale
and retail houses, farmers, of all
kinds in fact everyone would have
"What I want," said the farmer,
"is inflation of the kind that will
raise the prices of the crops that I
sell, but will have no effect on the
price of clothing or farm machinery."
''What I want," said the merchant, "is inflation of the kind that
will raise the prices of the goods
that I have for sale, but will have
no effect on rent or other items of
overhead."
"What I want," said the manu
facturer, "is inflation of the kind
that will raise the price on my fin
ished goods, but will have no effect
on wages or the cost of raw materi-,
als."
"What we want," said everybody
at once, "is .inflation of the kind
that will blow up our own balloons,
but will leave the other fellow's
just the same size as before."—The
Financial News.
The   bee   that   gets  the honey
doesn't hang around the hive.
,On the gate of success you will
find the word "push."
B.  P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Railway Earnings Show Big
Increase
Traffic earnings of the Canadian
railways for July show an aggregate
gain of nearly a million dollars in
comparison with the same month of
last year and this is the best showing in many months on similar
comparisons. Gross earnings of
the Canadian Pacific Railway were
$473,000 higher and those of the
Canadian National Railways were
$492,727 higher than in July of
1932, making a total increase of
$965,727 for the two railways.
B.C. Chamber of Mines Wish
For New Ore Samples
Samples of ore from operating
mines in British Columbia are being
asked for hy B. C. Chamber of
Mines for the mineral exhibit to be
made at the Canada Pacific Exhibition in Vancouver, August 30th. to
September 6th. Any photographs
of mining operations will also be
welcome. Ore samples may be
forwarded to the Chamber of Mines,
freight charges collect, and should
have the following information attached. Name of mine or mineral
claims; class of ore; name of owner;
name of nearest shipping point and
distance therefrom; name of district
or mining division.
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PIONEER MESS
CAFE
ANYOX B. C.
Bread, Cakes, Pastry,
Catering
SPECIAL DINNERS
ARRANGED ON REQUEST
PHONE 273
John Pederson, well known
throughout the North, is now interested in the Whitewater district
and recently turned over 32 claims
to Taseko Mather Lode Gold Mines,
Ltd.    Diamond drilling is proposed.
suffered severely. The mining industry is the sheet anchor of business in B. C. industry. Luckily
the anchor held fast during the
past four years, or the ship of state
would have been swamped.
LAMB'S RUMS
IN BULK AND CASES
FINE OLD NAVY
(The Sailors love it)
GOLDEN GROVE
(The Doctors recommend it)
Shipped by
ALFRED LAMB &  SON
LONDON Established 1849
This advertisement is not published  or displayed  by   the   Liquor
Control Board or by the Govern
ment of British Columbia
BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
First-class  Business  Lots at
S200   each,  and   Residential
Lots as low as $25.
Now is the Time to Buy Property
E.  MOSS
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
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GENERAL OUTFITTERS
We carry at all times a Pull Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes  and   Eubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
T. W. FALCONER
GENERAL MERCHANT
Alice Arm
Try this Recipe for Dinner Tomorrow
HERE is a simple recipe for a delicious custard pie.   Serve It to your
family for dinner to-night and watch them come back foi moral
CUSTARD PIE
1H cups St. Charles Milk H cup sugar
1M cups water M teaspoon salt
4 eggs, well beaten Unbaked pastry
Few Gratings Nutmeg
Dilute the milk with water and bring just to scalding in a double boiler.
(Do not boil). Add sugar and salt to eggs, blend well. Pour the
hot milk slowly over the egg mixture, stirring constantly. Cool.
Pour into pastry, sprinkled with gratings of nutmeg and place in •
rather hot oven to set rim and bake sides and bottom of crust. Then
DECREASE the heat and cook at a low temperature until a silver
knife inserted in centre comes out clean. The custard must not boil
at any time or it will be watery.
Borden's St. Charles Milk is equally delicious in
any recipe that calls for milk, aie
l3orden/i
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ST. CHARLES fiS1
MILK
UNSWEETENED EVAPORATED]
The Minerals of British
Columbia
The amount of Gold produced in
British Columbia shows a total value
of approximately $227,000,000.
British Columbia offers excellent opportunities for profitable investment
NOTICE: Amendments to the "Mineral" and "Placer
Mining" Acts were passed at the 1933 Session of the
British Columbia Legislature having to do with the
staking and working of mineral claims and placer
mining leases, effective on the 1st. of July, 1933.
Those interested should apply to the Department regarding same.
Copies of the Annual Reports of the Honourable the Minister of Mines and special bulletins, etc. may be obtained, free
of charge upon application. A new PLACER MINING
bulletin also is available, for which there is a charge of 25c.
Same contains comprehensive and up-to-date information as
to this phase of mining in British Columbia, together with
a synopsis of the new mining laws. Applications should be
addressed to
THE   DEPARTMENT   OF
VICTORIA, B. C.
MINES ALICE
H
ere an
dTn
ere
Almost 420,090,000 was spent In
the manufacture ot toilet preparations, soaps and washing compounds in Canada in 1932. A recently issued official report states
that the total value of the forme?
produced was 15,073434, and of
the latter $14,734,549.
Forty boy scouts of Oregon and
Washington made the first leg of
their 8,000 mile trip to Budapest
in the Princess Kathleen, Seattle
to Vancouver. They are travelling
C.P.R. across Canada to Quebec,
whence they will sail for England
on the Empress of Britain.
Alaska and the Yukon hold their
popularity as summer playgrounds Judging by the sizable
list of passengers sailing north to
Skagway ln Canadian Pacific
coastal liners. Many of them are
mining and business men, but the
majority are summer tourists attracted by the rate reductions for
summer Alaska travel.
Forty-three years of "active,
loyal, and efficient service", with
the Canadian Pacific Railway
closed June 30 with the retirement of W. A. KittermaBter, General Wosterm Freight Agent, Chicago.. He was succeeded by E.
L. Cardie, Assistant General
Freight Agent, and the 'office
which the latter vacated was abolished.
For the first time since its foundation 25 year., ago, a Governor-
General of Canau'a was present at
the annual closing exercises of the
Boys' Farm and Training School,
Shawbridge, Que., recently, when
the Earl of Bessborough, accompanied by E. W. Beatty, chairman
and President, Canadian Pacific
Railway, attended the school and
awarded prizes to graduates.
"There are tangible signs of
business and economic improvement in Canada and the United
States," Sir Josiah Stamp, Director of the Bank of England, President of the London, Midland &
Scottish Railway, and one of Britain's leading economists said recently when he sailed for England
on the Canadian Pacific liner
"Empress of Britain" after a short
visit to this continent.
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Ten Honolulu youths between
14 and 17 years of age arrived
recently at Vancouver on Canadian Australasian liner "Mono-
wai" en route to the Yukon where
they will spend the summer in
scientific research and adventure.
They will sail north to Skagway,
go Into White Horse where they
will build boats for the run down
the Yukon River to Dawson.
Motion pictures of herds ot
caribou swimming the swift current of the Yukon River and other
striking studies of wild life ln the
far' north have been garnered by
Harry Pollard, Associated Screen
News photographer, who returned
recently in the Princess Norah to
Vancouver after six weeks in
Alaska and the Yukon. He went
on to Banff and Lake Louise
where he will photograph mountain scenery.
ARM
AND   ANVOX   HERALD.   Friday. August 18.   1H33
fr*
A total of 616,215 persons visited the IS national parks of Canada
in the fiscal year 1931-32. These
great reservations cover an aggregate area of 18,000 square
miles. Each has its own attractive characteristics. There are
three scenic and four ahimnl
parks in Alberta, four scenic
parks in British Columbia, one
scenic park in Manitoba and ono
in Saskatchewan: one hisi/iri:
park In Nova Scotia and one in
New Brunswick, one recreation
park in Ontario and two IslanJ
Dark units.
Completing a sensationally successful visit to Canada and the
United States lasting several
months, the tycford Group sailed
recently aboard the Empress of
Australia for England under the
leadership of Rev. H. Allen Viney.
Their Canadian visit terminated
with a house party at the Chateau
Frontenac at which 500 members
were present.
The death at Vancouver recently of F, W. Peters, former general
superintendent British Columbia
district, Canadian Pacific Railway, severed one of the last remaining links on this continent
with the pioneering railroad days
of the early seventies. His service extended to nearly 62 years.
He was born in Saint John, March
25, 1860.
THE  HERALD
$2.00 a  Year
Gasoline sold ln Canada during
1932, according to figures compiled by the Dominion Bureau of
Statistics, amounted to 503,452,000
gallons. Nearly half the total
was consumed in the Province of
Ontario.
The recent Canadian census reveals that of the population of
Canada fifty-two per cent, are of
British origin; twenty-eight per
cent French origin; seventeen
point five per cent, all other European races, and about four-
fifths of one per cent. Asiatic.
The Saskatchewan Department
of Natural Resources will liberate about 2,000 nine-week-old
pheasants throughout the province of Saskatchewan during the
coming summer. The birds are
being held ln captivity at Moose
Jaw prior to liberation.
Despite a somewhat later season this year, crop conditions
throughout the Prairie Provinces
provide cause for optimism in the
opinion of J. M. McKay, general
agricultural agent, Canadian Pacific Railway. He based his view
on improved moisture conditions
and generous growth everywhere,
which at some points was the best
since 1928.
Never bawl out A person who
bums a cigarette from you. She
may be somebody's mother.
Great Railroad Has Fine Police Force
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White gloves, part of their official dress, are
especially appropriate to members of the
Canadian Pacific Railway Police, not only for the
smart touch thus added to their blue uniform, but
because they are emblematic of the force itself; an
organization of spotless reputation and unfailing
courtesy. Not only is this picked body of men,
uniformed and ununiformed, the safeguard of the
property of the world's greatest transportation
system and its thousands of patrons, but its members
are friends and mentors to countless travellers in all
part of the Dominion. Wherever the company has
, an interest, be it a great terminal, a wharf or a vast
freight yard, "the man in blue" is to be found.
Many of the constables and their officers are ex-
servicemen and at their head is Brigadier-General
E. de B. Panet, C.M.G., D.S.O., A.D.C., a distinguished Canadian soldier with a splendid record
as a staff officer during the Great War. The force ebb
won many trophies for first-aid work and also in
revolver shooting, its Ontario team having captured
the Canadian police revolver championship for the
whole Dominion this year.
1. Ei- servicemen
of the Canadian
Pacific Ry. Police
at the war memorial ln Windsor
St. Station, Montreal. 2. Brift.-
Gen.E.deB.Panet
chief of the Investigation Depart-
irent, C P R. i.
The champion revolver team cf the
Dominion of Cwi-
ada. 4. A fine
re olver target,
scored by Sergt.
Bailey, Montreal.
World's Largest
Fire Alarm System
Inaugurated
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1. The new Fire Alarm Central Office Building on Mount Royal.
2. The first hand operated Fire Pump used In Montreal In 1856,
historic collection in the Chateau de Ramesay.
when It was kept In ■ volunteer station on Victoria Square.   It is new In the
A corridor living access to the back of all switchboard panels, showing the rows of electrical equipment,
view of the switchboards showing the two manually operated transmitters which send
, Hospitals and Newspaper Offices, at one time.   Operators are seen ln position.
bw of the large bank of Box Line Recorders by which all calls come into the building,
One of Greater Montreal's modern Ladder Trucks and Hose Towers — note the man aloft
out the fire calls to all Fire Stations, Police Sta-
and are recorded on paper tapes.
4. x i	
tlomi "Hospitals and Newspaper Offices, at one time."
5. A view of the large bank of Boi Line Recorders by V-....    . , , ,,
6. One of Greater Montreal's modern Ladder Trucks and Hose Towers — note the man aloft. . ,    .
7. The old Central Office Switchboard and Recorders which have served the City since 190», photographed as the last line was cut over to the
new Office, by the installing engineers ot the Northern Electric Company, Limited
It's a far cry from the days of
the volunteer hand pump and
bucket brigade of 1860, to the fire
fighting equipment of today, and
the contrast is nowhere better
illustrated than in this group of
pictures of Montreal's new Fire
Alarm Central Station, situated
on   the   northeastern   slope   of
Mount Royal, which was officially opened by His Worship,
Mayor Rinfret, on June 29th,
when the new central office took
over the supervision of all fire
calls and the old board was reported "Dead" after twenty-four
years' service. Owing to the
phenomenal growth of the city in
the past few years the facilities
of this old board have been outgrown.
This two million dollar project
has taken over two years to complete. It now holds a unique position in the fire fighting circles
of the Empire, and indeed of the
world, since it is the largest Central Fire Alarm Station to be
found anywhere in the world.
It is designed not alone for today, but very wisely provision is
made for expansion, with a view
to the day when the whole island
will constitute Greater Montreal ALICE   ARM   AND  ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday, August 18. 1933
Daughter of Mr. & Mrs.
C. McMillan Weds
Miss Audrey M. McMillan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McMillan, of Anyox, was married on
Sunday, July f6th. to Mr. Armine
T. Good, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Good, of Mount Vernon. The wedding took place at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. James Kerr, Seattle, the
Rev. C. E. Van Hise performing
the ceremony.
The bride was daintily gowned
in imported white organdie, with a
long veil of silk net held in place
by a wreath of lilies of the valley
and yellow rose buds. Miss Lois
Thurlow, the bridesmaid, wore an
orchid organdie gown and white
hat. Russell McMillan, brother of
the bride, acted as best man. After
the reception the young couple left
on a short honeymoon. They will
make their home in Seattle. The
bride's mother and her grandmother
Mrs. J. K. Russell, and younger
sister Virginia, together with about
twenty five intimate friends, attended the ceremony. The bride is
well known in Anyox, having resided in this district for seven years,
leaving here about three years ago.
Anyox Sport Fixtures  Are
Cancelled By Rain
Our columns, which have been
replete with sports news for several
issues, will contain only a small
amount of such items this week.
The reason for this is the belligerent attitude of tlie weatherman.
He ft owned on golf, stopped baseball, and put a wet blanket on the
tennis championships. A football
fixture also had to be postponed
and it takes something to do that!
However, as soon as he smiles
out come the tennis rackets and
baseball bats, for there are important championships lo be decided.
It is the fervent hope of all lovers
of sport in Anyox that a spell of
fine weather yet remains, for them
to complete the various schedules.
Ideal Holiday Conditions At
Alice Arm
The town of Alice Ann and surrounding oountry never looked
better than it did this week. The
flowers are in full bloom: the berries, both garden and wild, are
ripe; the fishing is good; everything is green and restful to the
eye, and the weather has been
warm. Tucked away among the
mountains of the rugged north
coast this beauty spot is an ideal
holiday resort, and the many visitors from Anyox this year are all
sorry to depart when duty calls
them back to the routine of work
in the smelter town.
SCOUTS CONVEY THANKS
Anyox, B. C.
August 15th. 1933
The Editor.
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald,    •
Alice Arm, B. C.
Dear Sir:
Would you please convey through
the medium   of   the   Herald   the
thanks of the  Anyox Troop Boy
Scouts, to all those who so kindly
assisted   to   make   their summer
camp the great success it was.
On behalf of the Troop,
Sincerely yours,
ROLAND  GALE,
Scoutmaster.
Developing, Printing and Enlarging. All work returned on
following boat. Wrathall's Photo
Finishing, Prince Rupert.
Cubs Enjoy Outing Larcom
Island
During the past week the waters
around Larcom Island have been
emptied of fish—the Cubs caught
them all, and how good those fish
tasted. Twenty eager, bright-eyed
Cubs started out on Monday morn
ing last in charge of Cubmaster
Bamforth, and didn't they enjoy
the outing! Everything that Cubs
should do was done, and those
tanned youngsters are back, looking and feeling a hundred per cent
better for a glorious holiday.
SUMMER TRAIN SERVICE
(Infective from June 18th)
EASTBOUND
- - -   9.30 p.m. Wed. and Fri.
• > •   6.25 a.m. Thur. and Sat.
• - -   8.S5 a.m. Thur. and Sat.
- - -   1.02 p.m. Thur. and Sat.
- - -   4.29 p.m. Thur. and Sat.
...   8.00 p.m. Thur. and Sat.
maun,  - ---   8.00 a.m. Fri. and Sun.
Direct connection* at Jasper for oil points East and South.
WESTBOUND
Lv. Prince Rupert
Lv. New Hazelton
Lv. Smithers - -
Lv. Burns Lake •
Lv. Vanderhoof -
Lv. Prince George
Ar. Jasper
9.00 a.m. Sun. and Fri.
6.55 p.m. . Sun. and Fri.
9.45 p.m.       Sun. and Fri.
■ 12.53 a.m.       Mon. and Sat.
■ 4.40 a.m.       Mon. and Sat.
6.25 a.m.       Mon. and Sat.
»r. iTmw uu|kki - - - -   2.15 p.m.*     Mon. and Sat.
'Connecting, effective from June 19th, with southbound
steamer Mondays 4.00 p.m. and Saturdays 7.00 p.m.
Phone or write local agent or
Lv. Jasper .....
Lv. Prince George
Lv. Vanderhoof ....
Lv. Burns Lake ....
Lv. Smithers
Lv. New Hazelton ...
Ar. Prince Rupert
H. McEWEN, D.F. & P.A., Prince Rupert
V-65-88
Canadian National
Big Fish—Happy Fisherman
Hook a 35 pound musky for
yourself like this one and
then sympathize with J. A. Gibson of Toronto who (ought for
four and a half hours near French
River Bungalow Camp 215 miles
north of Toronto, to land It. It
Is the seventh musky to be caught
near the camp by guests this season and was caught on Friday,
July 21st so fisherman's luck
seems to be a complication, of
opinion.   The scene  took  place
late in the afternoon right in front
of the outlying camp dock in full
view of guests who lined the shore
and started fires in order to see
the finish, forgetting dinner and
later celebrating the latest entry
in the bungalow camp annual
musky competition fittingly. Since
every musky to date has practically been larger than the last,
the winner of the challenge shield
this year may become famous...
if he can land it.
Long Trip In Small Boat
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Warwick recently made a trip to Alaskan
waters in their open launch. The
furtherest point reached was Juneau, which is quite an undertak
ing for such a small boat.
With rising prices for wool and
a vast Chinese market for wheat
caused partly by advantageous
monetary exchange, Australia 1b
rising steadily to a greatly improved economic position, declared Warwick Fairfax, managing
director of the Sydney Morning
Herald, Australia's oldest newspaper, a traveller recently on the
Canadian Australasian liner Niagara.
Meeting at a time when the
nations of the world were never
so much to need of close co-operation economically and politically,
the fifth biennial conference of
the Institute of Pacific Relations
to be held at the Banff Springs
Hotel, August 14-28, is regarded
as a possible turning point in the
affairs of all the nations bordering the Pacific.
A SCENIC PANORAMA OF B.C.
Triangle Tour
... said by veteran travellers
to be the finest scenic trip
in the Northwest.
By rail and steamer, with
Jasper your stopover point.
Cruise the "Inside Passage"
—explore by rail the Skeena
River — Rocky Mountains,
and Fraser River VaUey.
Go in either direction, from
any point on the Triangle.
Rates, reservations from
Local Agent, or R. F. McEwen,
D. F. & P. A., Prince
Rupert, B. C.
V-71-8S
CANADIAN
NATIONAL
Advertise in the Herald
r~
Hats Caps Socks
Men's Felt Hats for dress wear, London made, in all the
latest shades and sizes, from $3,00 to $4.75 each.
Strong Tweed Cloth Caps in  all shades and sizes.    A
large variety to choose from.
Summer Dress Socks of good grade from 25c. to 35c. per
pair
Strong, well made English Dress Socks, in. silk and wool.
All shades from 65c. to 75c. per pair.
Heavy Grey Wool Socks, 2\ lb. to 5 lb.  weight,  30c.  to
45c. per pair.
LEW  LUN  &  Co.
General Merchant^, Anyox West side of Smelter.
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
ac
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sddi:
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Candies, Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CumniingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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3C20C
«■
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School Will Soon be
Opening Again!
THE CHILDREN WILL NEED
OUTFITS OF CLOTHES, SHOES
ETC., ALSO BOOKS, PENCILS,
SCRIBBLERS, AND VARIOUS
:-: OTHER  SCHOOL NEEDS :■:
WE   CAN   SUPPLY   ALL
REQUIREMENTS
Watch for Further Announcements!
GRANBY STORES
ANYOX, B. C.
.XX

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