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ALICE ARM A5ID ANYOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA
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All the Mining
News of the
Northern
B. C. Coast
THE
The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers
$2.25 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 3,   NO. 4
Aliob Abm, B. C, Saturday, July 21, 1923
5 cents each.
Fire at Anyox
Spectacular Blaze Does
Damage to Plant
The worst fire in the history of
jlnyox occurred last week-end. It
Started on Saturday afternoon,
•nd reached its height on Sunday
jhidnight. At three p.m. on Monday morning all possibility of the
Jesfcruotion of the town had passed
tnd the heavy rain falling a few
tours later completed the work of
[he fire fighters, and the safety of
ihe town was assured.
The fire originated at the Mine
jnoinei-ator, and under a stiff
>reeze it got away It swept
towards Oarney Lake, and within
in hour word came through that
ihe. pipe line from the Lake to the
poke Plant was burned through
md the water supply cut off
■Under'the burning heat of the
past few weeks the woods and
;rouud were as dry as powder, and
ihe fire swept unchecked to the
jeaoh,. east of the Coke Plant.
Firefighters were out throughout
ihe night and on Sunday morning'
lill danger .seemed to have passed.
)n Sunday afternoon, however,
he wind changed, and swept the
ref over the ridge towards towni
&# p.m,,the Mine road was burn-.
i rihrough and communications cut
'awards evening the wind increas-
d,in violence and carried the fire
dross the flats between':the Beach
nd Mine.
In the meantime, the wind' had
|arried the fire to the peninsular
cross the bay and also to Larkum
slaud, and as the sun was setting
Ike a ball of fire, the -coast for a
jistanoe of eight or nine miles was
l flames, presenting a wierd and
wful sight and the town of Anyox
ith its costly plant and the homes
! over.2000 people appeared, from
tie harbor to be in grave peril.
It is at times like this that the
■est in a man rises to the surface,
nd his true nature is shown.
When the real men take control
,nd shine among their fellpW men
ike a brilliant star, and Anyox
irdved that she possesses lots of
moh men on Sunday night, for the
nanner in which they jumped into
.he tight On the outskirts of .the
iown, at Hill Street, School Street
md' Straw Ross Alley, was a
iplendid sight. They saved the
)ig public sohool on the Mine road,
tlthough surrounded by fire. The
Union Churoh and Manse was
wept so quickly that it was im-
wssible to save them.
It was, however, at the oom-
nencement of the dwelling houses
hat the big fight was staged, for
lad the fire obtained a hold on one
mildiug it would in all probability
tave meant that the fire would
Save penetrated to the centre of
he town; Time and again the
re swept .to the base of the build-
ags, but the fire fighting heroes
.eld their ground, and with water
renohed clothes ■ they worked in
elays amid the intense heat, with
lose lines and buckets, and held
he fire in check. It was a fight
o a finish With no quarter and in
he end human endurance won out.
All efforts to hold the fire in
Iheok on the railroad lines between
dine and Smelter were unavailing,
Continued on page 3.
Mining News of
Alice Arm Camp
Messrs. Miles Donald and Wm.
McLean came down.on Wednesday from the Standard group, on
the east slope of .McGrath mountain, where they have been doing
development work. The work
done this year has been the extension of the tunnel, whioh is now in
a distance of 63 feet. The tunnel
is being driven to cross out a ledge
of high grade zino ore. This ledge
has been stripped on the surface
for a distance of over 80 feet in
length. It is ten feet wide, and
the ore is zinc blende, from which
average assays have given returns
of 45 per cent. zinc.,
Another large lead has been exposed by open cuts on the property
This lead runs up the creek and
interscets the high grade zinc lead.
The ore is composed of calcite lime,
and barite, and carries some zinc.
The great drawback to the development of the Standard and
adjoining properties is the absence
of a pack horse trail, everything
having to be packed up the hill by
the owners, and this fact greatly
retards the development of one of
the most promising mineral sections
of the district.
Messrs, Tom McRostie and James
Wier, of Anyox have been doing
development work on the Two W;
claims, on Bouhdy; Creek for the
past week, the work being done
consists of surface stripping of ore
yeins...   ' ■';'. /
The'Twd W. claims are situated
about six miles up the .creek, two
miles above the Mohawk, and
before pack horses with supplies
could be taken to the Mohawk it
was necessary to out out the trail
now open to all owners of properties taking in supplies to the
Roundy Creek distriot.
Mr. S. Dumas arriyed in town
on Wednesday from the Ourah
group of claims; The Ourah joins
the Wolf on the west and possesses
some fine bodies of high grade
silver Ore, samples of which have
assayed 270 ozs. silver, per ton,
Six open cuts were made .on one of
the ledges this year, by S. Dumas
and A. Davidson, aud the quantity
and quality of the ore uncovered
have well repaid theirlabor.   -
Mr. Oscar Gray left during the
week with a crew of men for the
Sunset Group; ou Roundy creek.
Mining equipment and supplies
have also been taken in, The
Keystone Mining Company, who
recently bonded the property have
made the first payment to the
owners, The company have ample
funds for development work and a
programme of wprk will ;be outlined on the arrival of Mi". Thornly,
mining engineer to the company.
Messrs. Chais, Gray and J. Wier
of Anyox commenced work this
week On the Spectator group of
claims, which are situated hear the
LaRose, on the south side. < Fifteen
feet of tunnel have been driven on
the property and this tunnel will
probabjy be extended and surface
strippings of the ore bodies carried
out.
Tom MoRostie is ,now( working
on the Verona group on Lime
Creek and will do considerable
work this year in order to determine the l size of the ore bodies,
the vein is from one to three feet
wide   and   samples   taken   have
Annual School Meeting
Held at Alice Arm
TheAnnnal School Meeting of
the Alioe Arn\ Sohool was held
last Saturday evening. The meeting was called to order by the seoretary, Mr.^.G. W. Bruggy, and
Mr. B. Moss was appointed Chairman. \
The minutes of the last Annual
Meeting were read by the seoretary
and adopted by the meeting.
The financial statement for the
last year was also read, and it was
Shown that the amount of money
on hand, July 1922, was $199.05,
and liabilities were $335.75, The
total expenditure for the year,
was $929.24, and the balance on
hand, July 1923, $70.36. This is
the first time in the history of the
sohool that it has been clear of
debt, and reflects great credit on
the trustees for the able manner in
whioh the business of the past year
has been transacted, especially
when it is taken into consideration
the large amount of improvements
done throughout the year.   .    '']..
Mr. T. W. .Falconer, auditor;
stated that he had examined tfje
books and found them correct, and
moved a hearty vote of thanks to
the trustees for'^ their splendid
Work during the past" year, which
was endorsed by the meeting.
Mr.T. W. Falconer was appoint
ed auditor for. tshe coming year, and
Mb E. Moss was eleoted trustee in
succession tp Mr. J. "M, Morrison.
Mr. G. W. Bniggy and Mr. J.
Anderson will continue to act as
seoretary and trustee respectively.
Anyox Bride Elect is
Given Pretty Shower
Mrs. Dr. R. Zeigler Was the the
hostess at a miscellaneous shower
given in honor of Miss Phyllis
Grigg, at the home of. her mother,
Mrs. J. Grigg, of Anyox, whose
marriage takes place in August.   .
Kewpies, dressed to represent!
bride and bridegroom occupied the
centre of the table.
From a prettily decorated well,
the bride drew many beautiful
gifts. Thfe evening was. spent in
playing cards and music, the prize
winners at cards were: 1st. Miss
Y, Eaton; 2nd. Miss G. Rashleigh;
Consolation Prize, Miss P. Thompson.
Those present were: Mrs. H.
Jones,,Mrs. J. Woods, Mrs; W. F.
Eve, Mrs, L. F. Champion, Mrs. B.
M. Buck, Mrs. J. Grigg, Mrs. Alma
Waite; Misses R. Champion, E,
Haslettj V. Eaton, V. MoKay,
P. McMillan, V. Rashleigh, P.
Thompson, R. Moffatt, G. Rashleigh, E, Russ.
assayed 64.7 ozs. silver; 38.8 percent
lead; and $4.25 gold per ton.
Mr. A. H. Means, geologist at
the Premier mine, Stewart, arrived
in town on Thursday, "or an examination "of the LaRose mine. Mrs.
Means accompanied him. They
leave today for Stewart.
ANYOX NOTES
FOR BENT—at Alice Arm two tents.
12ft. by 14ft. with board sides and
floors; cook stove, beds, tables,, chairs,
etc,      Ideal location for   campers.
i.00 per week for the two,—Apply
Hprald Office.
Among recent arrivals at the
Granby Bay Hotel were Mr. R.
Euff of Vanoduver and Messrs, Q.
Veith and.George Abbottf of Stewart. '■■"'''■■[
Miss. Margery MaoDonald and
Rosie O'Neill arrived back iii
Anyox from their summer vacation.
Mr. R. J. Fitzpatrick, star twirl-'
er of the Elk's Baseball team was
a passenger south on Monday for a
six week's visit to his home iu Vancouver.
The congregation of the recently
destroyed Union Church will unite
with that of the Anglican Church,
until such time as the return of'the
Rev. Mr. Gibson., Rev. Herdman
will conduct the Service at the
Union Churoh on Sunday night.
Rev. Herdman is endeavoring to
have the Union Churoh rebuilt on
a different site than that upon
which it formerly, stood,,, alihojigb,
nothing' definite is yet known.
It is understood that the Church
and manse were oovered by insurance although, Mr. Herdman
suffered ,. a considerable' loss of
household effects and personal
property which were not insured:
Mr. F. Noel of the Gem Store
Staff returned on Thursday bringing with him a bride
Mr. and Mrs. Peroy Clark, returned, on Thursday after spending a
month's holiday in coast cities, also
visiting their old home at Grand
Forks.,
Mr. and Mrs S. Herrin are spend
ing their vacation on their new
boat "Edrona" with their, children
Edna and Ronald.
Condolence is generally felt in
Anypx for the Rev. and Mrs. J.
Herdman for the loss of their home
during the recent fire, they are at
present staying with Mr. and Mrs.
Barclay.
Dr. and Mrs. Ziegler of the Mine
were southbound passengers on
Thursday en route for Vanoouver
Dr. Zeigler having severed his connection with Anyox.
Mrs. C. S. Murphy was a passen-
on Thursday last for Prince Rupert.
Miss Greening, of the Hospital
Staff has resumed her duties after
spending her vaoation in Vancouver.
Mr. E. R. Winder of the Canadian Bank Of Commerce left for the
South on Thursday, and Mr, Harris arrived from Vancouver to
relieve him.
Mr. C. R. Goodwin arrived in
Anyox on Monday last from Vancouver and is staying at the Granby
Bay Hotel.  .
Dr. Banoroft and Mr. J. Conway
left last Saturday for Maple Bay,
to inspect the Outsider and adjoining properties.
Vimy Ridge Property.
Showing up Good
Barney O'Neill was in Anyox for
a fejv days during the week, from
the Vimy Ridge group of claims
which are situated about six mile*
from the head of Hastings Arm.
Barney is at present working on A
surface cut, cross-cutting the ore
body, which is sohiewhat decomposed on the surface. The cut is down
17 feet.. The ore vein can.be traced
on the surface for over 100 feet and
isf from 2 to 6 feet wide, and heavy
mineralized with galena , Zinc-
blende, pyrite, and chalcopyrite.
Wedding at Anyox
A pretty wedding was solemnized'
at the Catholic Church, on Thurs-
day morning, at 8 o clock, when
Miss Nancy, O'Neill became the
bride of Mr. Joseph McGuire, both
of Anyox.
Thd happy couple left on the
Prince Rupert for Vancouver • and
other;coast cities. Mr. and Mrs.
McjGuire will reside in Anyox upon
their return.
Anyox Dam Nearing Completion
The big storage dam at Anyox
in Hearing completion m regard to
height, but some side wprk remains
to be done, -The .snrge^ tank for
regulating the flow of the water ia
under construction a short distance
from the Smelter smoke stack, and
everything points to the completion of the work at an early date.
ALICE ARM NOTES
See Al. Falconer for Freight
and Pack Horses.
Don't  Forget. To-morrow  is
Parson Rushbrook's Sunday at
/Alice Arm
Children's Service, II sum,
Evening Prayer, 7.30 p.m.
all Welcome      *
Mr. J. Morrison, of Anyox, and
two boys arrived on Tuesday; for
holidays. Mrs. Morrison and two
daughters arriving on Thursday.    '
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gray and
family, of Anyox arrived on Tuesday for summer holidays.
See Al. Falconer for Wood or
Goal
Mrs. Nations, of Prince Rupert,
arrived in town on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs.. J. E. Trethewey
left on Monday for Vanoonver,
Mr. J. Pinder-Moss, Direotor of
the Northern Polytechnic Institute
left on Monday, for Stewart.
Mr G. W. Nelson and Mr. Lee
left on MondaJt for Stewart.
Mr. A.E. Egan, an old-timer of.
the camp, and owner of mining
properties,, arrived in town on
Thursday. Since leaving here last
year Mr. Egan has spent most of
the time in California.
Oontinued on page 4. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Amok Abm,   Saturday, July' 21,' 1923
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.25 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2,75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants - - $10.00
Land Notices .... $10.00
Coal Notices - - - - $6.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch.
Contract Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Be Careful with Fire
The fire which occurred last
week-end in Anyox should bring
home to everyone the necessity qf
being careful with fire at all times,
and especially the dry spells of the
summer when everything i» ready
to burn at the slightest spark. The
rapidity with which the fire travelled was a revalation to all who saw
it. We read of forest fires laying
waste the country for miles in different parts of the Dominion, but
we do not realize the destructive-
ness and misery caused, probably
by some one's carlessness, until it
is brought to our, own doorsteps.
Be careful with fire at all times.
Don't think that because you are
a few miles from home camping
that it is alright to be less careful.
Be careful in the house and out of
'doors, and let us try and make
this the only lire around Anyox
this summer.
The Copper
Market
Financial and Market News gathered
by private direct wires from the
world's market centres by
Burdick, Logan & Company, Limited
787, Granville Street,
Vancouver, B. 0.
Anyox is Largest Copper
Producer
The Vancouver press still coiv
tinue to publish statements that
Britannia Mine is the largest copped producer in' the British Empire,
hut such is not the case. The
itidden Creek mine of the Granby
Company produces over 2,000,000
pounds more copper annually than
the Britannia, and when the new
concentrating plant at Anyox is,
operating, this amount will be considerably increased.
The Hook Exposes
Vancouver—"The Hook" the new
weekly paper edited by J. S. Cowper
is demanding to know,whether there
is one law for salaried government
officials and another for ordinary
people. Following the exposure made
in The Hook recently that an official
of the Inland Be venue department had
stolen $342 from a Japanese fisherman's home atSteveston while supposedly searching for a still, the case was
brought to trial, but was withdrawn
in court on the understanding that
the department would discipline the
official in question. "In the meantime
tbe police chief of Richmond is holding the $342, restitution to the Jap
having been made by the revenue
officers' friends.
Special to the Herald
Boston—Oopper market at present
is in the hands .of small dealers and
speculators. Among the large agencies the American Metal Co. is the
only one that has been willing to shade
the 15 cent'price. It sold copper early
last week at 14 3-4 cents a pound;
speculator and second-hand dealers
are offering at 141-2 and 14 5-8 cents.
The amount changing' hands are small
however, and the temporary lull m
buying has left the market open to
small sellers. Metals Sales Corpora-,
tion and other large agencies are still
holding to 15 cents for third quarter
delivery. While no actual cancellation
have been reported, one of the large
brass mills in Connecticut told its copper agents "to hold up until further
notice delivery pf metal ordered for
edrly in July. The mill had received
like notice from one of its large customers to postpone shipments of brass
for three or four weeks.
With recession in prices through
sales of weakly held metal has come a
noticeable slackening in export de.
mand. Export business was very good
the first four months of the year, but
now the demand is quieter than for
some weeks, One New York copper
agency wrote this week to it's produc
ing company: ''Don't believe there
is any chance of further recession in
copper prices. The large producers
are not pressing the metal for sale;
they are in liquid shape and are not
generally in need of cash, If producers will be patient pending this lull
in metal buying, I am sure consumers
will have to come into the market
before the summer is very old. I know
of three fabricators who are operating
on extremely low stocks. A half cent
advantage in copper prices would bring
a big buying demand into the market
immediately." „
Foreign markets are at present unusually prone to accept bearish rumors
regarding the copper situation. This
explains much of the foreign weakness
in price. Becently the London- market was worked up over the rumor
that the Copper Export Association
was about to do some more financing.
There is "absolutely, no basis for this
report. Three or four months ago the
Export Association paid up all notes
and bonds, and has since sold all copper that was subject to the former
bond issue1. Foreign sales are being
met out of current production, and
there is no possibility of any new financing at this time. Yet London listens
to the rumor and reputable houses
capable for information regarding it.
Another rumor that is continually
being resurrected abroo/d is that th»
Copper Export Association is going to
be dissolved. This again has no basis
in fact.
The latest rumor is that American
copper producers have grossly misrepresented copper on hand, and that
instead of stocks of refined copper in
Work Progressing on Granby
Co's Various Properties
The Outsider property at Maple
Bay is looking good said Mr. H. 8.
Munroe to the Herald during the
week. ' Outside work is progressing
satisfactorily, and several other
properties .adjoining the Outsider
have been taken up by the Granby
Co.
In regard to the Sunshine and
George properties at Stewart, Mr.
Munroe said that at present it was!
undecided what work would be,
done on the properties this year.    I
In regard to the Copper Mountain property. Mr. Munroe stated
that fifty men were now working,
repairing, and cleaning the plant,
and the spur line from the Kettle
Valley Railway was being repaired
by the Rail way, Company.
v Vancouver—Mrs. Ralph Smith M.
P. P. is leaving for England next week
to engage in lecture work under the
Immigration department of the Federal government until the legislature
meets in October next.
KITSAULT CAFE
AUCE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD  AND  PASTRY  ALWAYS FOR  SALE
GUS.  ANDERSON,   Proprietor
their hands being approximately 202,
500,000 pound June 1st. as reported by
Dow, Jones A Co., they are really 300.-
000 tons or say 600,000,000 pounds.
That any such canard should be believed in London shows what poor
information many of the metal brokers
in England are working with, and goes
few to explain why London Metal
Exchange quotations, ■ both upon
standard and electrolytic copper, have
been weak recently.
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Boot and Shoe
Repairing
First Class Work ■ ■'■■
Highest Grade Material
Used
C. H. WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Bank
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Kitsault House
AUCE ARM
Rooms for Rent by Day,
Week or Month
S. DUMAS, Manager
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LAUNCH, "AWAKE"
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays. Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
SPECIAL  TRIPS   BY   ARRANGEMENT
AUCE ARM FREIGHTING Co.
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
BAGGAGE. FREIGHT. TEAMING. COAL" AND
WOOD.   PACK TRAINS & SADDLE HORSES
Office: Next to Post Office       - J. M. Morrison, Manager
Outfitters for Miners,
Prospectors, Loggers,
and Campers
GROCERIES,  HARDWARE  &  CLOTHING
T. W. FALCONER^.*. Ann
GENERAL MERCHANT
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COAST STEAMSHIP SERVICE
S.S. PRINCE RUPERT OR PRINCE GEORGE
will sail from Anyox every Thursday at
1.00 p.m., for Prince Rupert, Swanson Bay,
Ocean Falls, Powell Biver, Vancouver, Vic-
toria, Seattle.
S& PRINCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Island Ports, June 13th, 27th, July 11th,
25th, August 8t.h, 22nd.
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
. DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, at 6.45 p.m., for Smithers, Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
all points East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent,
Prince Rupert, B. C.
BRITISH  COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced minerals Valued as follows: Placer Gold, $76,542,203; Lode Gold, $109,647,661; Silver,
$59,814,266; Lead, $51,810,891; Copper, $170,723,242; Zinc, $24,625,853; Coal and Coke, $238,289,565;
Building Stone, Brick, Cement, $36,605,942; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,358,839; making its mineral
production to the end of 1922 show
An Aggregate Value of $769,418,462
The substantial progress of the Mining Industry in this Province is strikingly esMbitied in the following
figures, vfhich show the value of production for successive five-year periods:  For all years to 1895, inclusive,
$94,547,241; for five years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901.1905, $96,507,968; for five years, 1906
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfive years, 1916-1920, $389,922,725; for the
year 1921, $28,066,641, and for the year 1922, $35,158,843.
Production During last ten years, $339,280,940
Lode-mining has only been in progress for about 33 years, and not 20 per cent of the Provinoe has been
even prospected; 300,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting.
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province
in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire. •'..''•
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing suoh (properties, seou'.ty of which is guaranteed by
Crown Grants. Wsm v
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
| VICTORIA, British Columbia
'■• ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYQX   HERALD,   Aliob^Arm,   Saturday, July 21, 1923
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Maple ay Cafe
ANYOX
Under New Management
BREAD, CAKES,   PASTRY
!«: : Meals at All Hours'
T. GILLESPIE
Shoe Repairing
OF ALL KINDS
■ QUICK SERVICE
LEO PAULCER   Alice Arm
B. P. 0. Elb
Dominion of Canuda
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
.   Elk's Hall
SYNOPSISOF
LANDACTAMENDMENTS
Minimum price of first-class iand
reduced to |5 an acre: second -nlase to
Jf.tO an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
losirl suitable for agricultural purposes
and which Is non-timber land. -
•Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
hut parties of not more than four may
ormnge for adjacent pre-emptions
tvflh joint residence, but each making
necessary Improvements   on. respective
claims  ...
fBre-emptors muBt occupy claims tor
fi*e years and make improvements to
vSlue of $10 per acre, including clear-
life and cultivation- of at least 6 ires,
before receiving Crown Grant.
- Where pre-emptor in occupation noi
i<ess than 3 years, and haa made pro
portlonisto Improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, De
Kranted Intermediate certificate of Im
prdvement and transfer his claim
) "Rccortls without permanent residence jfiay he Issued, provided appll-
. cant makes Improvements to extent of
S360 pec annum and records same eaoh
year. Failure to make Improvement*
or I record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
;s than 5 years, and Improvements
of $10.00 per acre, Including 5 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at leapt 2 years are required.   .
;   Pre-emptor   holding   Crown   Grant
'may record another pre-emptton. If he
lequlres land In conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided   statutory   Improvements   made
'and   residence maintained on   Crown
! granted land.
Dnsurveyed. areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For gracing and industrial purposes
areas exceeding 640 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding 40 acres)
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment- of stumpage. ..-
Natural hay meadows inaccessible
by .existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them.   Rebate ot one-half of coat of
.road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, Is made.
PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT.
The scope of this Act Is enlarged to
include all persons Joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The
time within which the heirs or-devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under the Act Is extended
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the great
war. This privilege is also made re-
trocatlve.
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918.
Taxes are remitted for five years.
Provision for return ot moneys accrued, due and been paid since August
4, 1M4, on account of payments, lees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
Interest on agreements to purchase
town or ottr lots held by members ot
Allied-Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or Indirect, remitted from enlistment to Hatch tl, mo.
•U1-PURCHA8ER8 OF CROWN
LANDS
Provision made for>- tssuano* of
Crown grants to- sub-purchasers of
' Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase, Involving forfeiture, on ful-
fUlmont of conditions of purchase, Interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be made
by May 1,1920.
CRAZING
Orating Act, MM, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for graslng districts arid range
administration under Commissioner.
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged; priority for estab
llBhed owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management Free,' or partially free, permits
for settlers, campers or travellers, up
to ten head.
Hon. William Sloan, minister of
mines and cominisioner of fisheries, in
his annual report, shows that in 1922
thejprovincial salmon pack totalled to
1,290,826 cases, as compared with 603,-
548 cases in 1021, The value of last
year's pack is estimated at $11,247,000.
The British Columbia fisheries were
one-third of,the total for Canada.
Anyox Community
:: League ::
Council meets every Wednesday
Evening, at 7.30 p.m. Every,
second Wednesday of month at
Mine Hall; every first, third and
fourth Wednesday at Recreation
Hall.
If you can suggest anything to
better conditions, tell it to us at
the meetings!
SUNSET
Rooming House
ALICE ARM
First Class Rooms to Rent by Day,
Week or Month
Soft Drinks, Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco
LULICH &"TH0MAS
PROPRIETORS
FIRST CLASS ROOMS
For Rent, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rates.
CIGARS, TOBACCO & SOFT DRINKS
POOL ROOM IN CONNECTION
N. SUTILOVICH, Prop.
The Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm ~~
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes
Tobacco aad Soft Drinks
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
BATHS
Turkish  Sweat  Shower
and Tub
ANYOX BARBER SHOP
tdniinv -             	
Community
League ===*
RECREATION HALL
Get the Habit Three Nights a
Week    '
TUESDAY; THURSDAY,
::   ::    SATURDAY    ::   ::
« * <► *'
Be Sure & Keep These Nights
for the Pictures
o o
WE SHOW  THE BEST
~-ON THE SCREEN.--
Mine Defeats Smelter
Team on Friday
In a closely fought contest on Friday,
evening the Mine defeated the Smeltei
half club by the score of 5 to 3. The
Mine were presented with a run in the
second inning. Bob Stewart reached..
third on a long drive to left centre
And stole home with three balls and
two strikes on the batter, (who struck
at the ball making the third strike and
also the third man out; therefore Stew-'
art's run according to the large number of spectators, should not have been
counted. They made, four more in the
third inning however, on three hits
and an error. '       v;"
The Smelter made their runs in the:
fifth, sixth and seventh. .Fortin
pitched nice ball for the losers allowing only six hits and fanning eight.
Ferguson pitching for the mine was
touched for eight hits and fanned four
of the opposing batsmen. Bob Stewart was the individnal star getting
three hits out of as many trips to the
plate, one of them being a three base
clout. .Earl Anderson played a nice
game at second base, the Mine would
do as well by using him there in the
future. The game is being contested
by the Smelter team. '■
The score:
Buns        Hits   Errors
Mine 5 6 6
Smelter 3 8 4
Batteries: Mine", J. Ferguson and
Greenwell j Smelter, Fortin and
McKeown. '■■'•
Big
Fire at Anyox Last
Week-end
Continued from page. 1..
and as the powder magazine was
in the zone of fire orders were
given for all 'women and children'
on the Beaoh to vacate their homes
in case of an explosion and move to
the west of the,slag pile, and those
on the hill fpund shelter in the
mine.
At about 11 p.m. the magazine
blew up, but luckily a large amount
of powder had, burned, and the
quantity exploding, while breaking
a number of windows throughout
the town, especially the. larger
one's, did not do any considerable
damage. .   ,.,.. :
The actual damage done by the
.fire was the burning of about 50
feet of pipe line from" G&rney Lake
to the Coke Plant, and also some
trestles;:, the Union Church and
Manse; halfra-mile of the Mine
planked roadway;- the damaging
of several trestles on the railroad
from Mine to Smelter; and the
buildings at Granby Point, across
the bay. The power line to the
Mine was burnt down on Sunday
night, telephone lines were down,
and all communication was cut off
until Monday morning, when messengers got through.
The burning of the railroad
trestles necessitated the closnig
down of the smelter, but it is,;' ex-
pepted that repairs will be made
so that operations can be resumed
by the middle of next week. The
road to the Mine was rebuilt and
open for traffic 24 hours after it
was burnt put.
In an interview With the Herald
on Tuesday, Mr- H. 8L- Munroe,
general-nihnager, stated that while
the fire had done some damage,
under the circumstances, he felt
that it was fortunate that the
damage had not been more extensive. He paid a great tribute to
the men who fought like demons
amid tbe • suffocating smoke and
intense heat, and it was through
the tenacity and super-human
efforts of the men of Anyox, that
the plant and dwelling houses are
practically intact today.
Mr. J. Pinder-Moss
Visits District
Mr. J. Pinder-Moss, Direotor of
the Northern Polytechnic Institute
was a visitor to Anyok and Alice
Arm last week-end, leaving the
lajtter town on- Monday en route to
Stewart. Before leaving Alioe
Arm Mr. Pinder-Moss stated that
the olasses in Anyox would be carried on next winter along the usual
lines, and that two olasses will be
.carried on at Alice Arm,—dressmaking and a business men's
course—providing enough pupils
can be procured. Mr. C. E. Hut.
chinson will act as representative
at Alice Arm, and he will also be
a member of the Executive
Counoil.
Mr. Pinder-Moss has been touring
the towns along the C. N. Railway
and down the coast, and states that
up to the present 11 towns have
signified their willingness to operate classes, namely Terraoe, Hazelton, New Hazelton S.mithers)
Telkwa, Prinoe George, Surf Inlet,
iSwanson Bay, Anyox, Alice Arm
and .Prince Rupert. "
Mine Defeat Elks at Football
The Elks' defeat at the hands of the
Mine Football squad, on Thursday
evening June 12th. by a score of 2 to
nil. The Elks were forced to pick vip
three players out of the stands to com-,
plete their team. But never-the-less a
good game resulted. The Mine scored
one in the first half on a penalty kick,
Ourrie converting. Pynne scored the
second goal in the last half. Hart was
the referee and handled the game to
the satisfaction of both the players
and spectators.
The alarm clock jingles on  the
stand; .     '
She sleeps.
The neighbors dance on the floor
above,
The cats outside shriek their midnight love;
She sleeps.
In silence my key unlocks the door;
She sleeps.
In stocking feet I tread the floor;
She sleeps.
With noiseless step I cross the
hall, From the bedroom rings the
clarion call— ]\
"John, maroh right in here, and explain   why you are < ooming
home at this hour of the mor-
'.. ningl"
Anyox Community
League
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of the
League Library. The digestion
of a good book is often the
cause of a different viewpoint
USE
GRANBY BENZOL
THE BEST MOTOR FUEL
FOR SALE BY  THE
GRANBY STORE
ANYOX
Rods,    Lines,    Hooks,
and Salmon Bait
EVERYTHING FOR THE FISHERMAN
1
Mosquito Veils and Tents. Large Straw Hats
BRUGGY'S STORE ««*»
AL.  FALCONER
AUCE ARM
Baggage and Transfer.   Heavy Freighting
and Pack Horses
WELLINGTON LUMP COAL AND WOOD
FOR SALE
EVERY ORDER GIVEN IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
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. ALICE   ABM   AND   ANYOX   HEBALD,   Alioe Abm,   Saturday, July 21, 1923
Anyox Fire Notes
Messrs J. Martin and J. Blaney
fire chiefs, were the busy men of
the camp, cool and collected but
getting the work done, in a business like manner.
Except for a few soratches no
one was hurt.
The boys fighting the fire on
Sunday night had the bay at the
back of them and the fire in front.
They stuok and won; heroes every
one of them, and instead of the
women and ohildren coming home
to a heap of smouldering ruins
everything was as usual. Except
those who packed their furniture
out.
Those coming into the harbor
on Sunday night aboard launches
declared that the grandeur of the
scene was indescribable and a sight
never to be forgotten.
The rain arrived just in time to
save the Larkum Island sawmill.
General Manager H. S. Munroe
took personal charge of the fire
fighting operations and on Sunday
night on a front of half-a-mile he
was in the front line throwing his
weight into the danger spots
and marshalling his forces against
the onslaught.
Mrs J. Wier remained at her
post on the telephone exchange
after all women and ohildren had
left town in order to keep the telephone system working at a vital
time.
Mr. Chas. Wing, superintendent
of Housing and Community Faoil
ities, who is always on the spot
when danger threatens, was, as
usual, a leader in the fight.
A smart aohieyment of the
Granby Co. was the way in which
over half a mile of the .Mine Boad
which had been entirely burnt out
was repaired and opened for traffip
in less than twenty four hours.
There will be plenty of work for
glaziers in Anyox for a long time
yet to come. Both at the Mine
and Beaoh we noticed soores of windows smashed.
The conduct of the women and
children during the fire was admirable, the women folk bearing up
under trying circumstances with
great fortitude.
At the mine perhaps the most
seriously damaged house was that
of Mr. and Mrs. Tuttle; out of
twenty five windows only half of
one remains whilst serious interior
damage was done to the residence
of Mr. and Mrs. Patton.
The Becreation Hall bears a
shattered appearance, glass will
be at a premium shortly.
Autos played a prominent part
during the fire in conveying water
along the blazing Mine road.
Arrangements are being made
to hold a Musical Festival at
Prince Bupert, in connection with
the Northern Polyteohnio, some
tiine in May, 1924, at which prizes
will be given for best choirs, orches
tras, eto from Northern B. C,
Alice Arm Notes
Continued from page 1.
Mr. Bishop of Prince Bupert,
arrived in town on Thursday, on a
business trip.
Mrs, J. Foxley and family, of
Anyox arrived on Thursday, for
holidays.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
Prices—Miss B- Crawford, Alice
Arm.
Miss Winters, of the Anyox Hospital staff, arrived on Thursday to;
spend holidays wjth her sister,
Mrs.P. Barr. '■'■■
Mr. Bod. Campbell, who has
been at the Anyox mine, for the
past few weeks* arrived in town on
Thursday, and \vill work on his
olaims at West Creek.
BIRTH   AT ANYOX
Born to Mr. and Mrs. C. Bow
landson, at the Anyox Hospital, on
Monday, July 16th, a son.
For Sale and Rent
Furniture for, Sale, including
New Phonograph, Kitchen Stove,
Bureau, Kitchen Cabinet; also 4-
roomed House for rent.—Apply
Mrs. P. Nordi, Alice Arm.
r~~
MEAT   MARKET-
AUCE ARM
WHOLESALE  AND  RETAIL
Dealer in Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
The secret of
good beer lies
in purity--
That's why CaBoade Beer has for 35 years
been British Columbia's, favorite health
beverage. No expense has been spared to
ensure purity. It has cost a million dollars to build a plant to accomplish this.
•But after testing Cascade Beer, you agree
that it has been worth it.
Insist Upon
CASCADE
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board, or by the Government of British Colombia.
C==
.WATER NOTICE
(DIVERSION! .AND USE)
TAKE NOTICE that the Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting and
Power Company Limited, ..whose
address is Anyox, B. C, will apply for.
licences to take and use water from
Cascade Creek, which flows southerly
and drains into Maple Bay of Portland
Canal, on Lot 490 Oassiar Land District. The quantities and points of
diversion are as follows:---,    '   ,.
1. Five cubic feet per second at a
point 200 feet south of the north
boundary of [the Begina M. 0.,
being Lot 564;
2>   Five cubic feet per second at a
Eoint 100 feet'north of the south
oundary of the Begina M. O,,
being Lot 564;
8.  Five cubic feet per second at a
point 600 feet south of the south
boundary of the Star M. O,
The water will be used for Industrial
Power upon the mine described as the
Outsider Croup of Mining Claims at
Maple Bay.   Notices containing the
above information were posted on the
ground on the 26th. day of June, 1923.
Copies of the said notices and applications pursuant thereto and to the
Water Act, 1914, will be filed in the
office of the Water'Becorder at Prince
Bupert. -   Objections to the   applications may be filed with the said Be-
corder or With the Comptroller of
Water Bights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria B. O. within thirty days after
the first appearance of this rfotice in
a local newspaper.
Granby Consolidated M., S.
& P. Co.. Ltd., Applicant.
By Palmer J. Cook, Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is July 7th., 1923.
WATER NOTICE
(Diversion and Use
TAKE NOTICE that the Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting and
Power, Company , Limited, whose
address is Anyox, B. 0. will ajJply for
a licence to take and use one hundred
(100) cubic feet per second of water out
of Falls Creek, which flows southerly
and drains into Granby Bay of Observatory Inlet, at Anyox. The water
will be diverted from the stream at a
point as described in Conditional
Licence No. 3795, and will be used : for
Industrial Power .purpose upon the
land described as Lots 308; 479; 480;
481; 482; 483; 484; 485; 486; 488; 898; and
899. This notice was posted on the
ground on the 20th. day of June, 1923.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the
"Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the
office of the Water Becorder at Prince
Bupert, B. 0. Objections to the application may be filed with the {said
Water Becorder or with the Comptroller of Water Bights, Parliament
Buildings, Victoria, B. 0., within
thirty days after the first appearance
of this' notice in a local newspaper.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is July 7th., 1923,
Granby Consolidated M. S., &
P. Co., Ltd. Applicant.
By H. Speight, Agent.
r-
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Now is the time to buy that pair of
white shoes to wear on your vacation
Women's White Fabric Black Trimmed
Sandals or Oxfords.    Reg. $4.50
* and.$5.00 for.......... \    $3,75
Women's White Fabric, Brown Trimmed Oxfords.   Reg. $4.50 for..      $3.75
High Top Whilp Shoes, a real Bargain   $1.50
All White Footwear, leather and
rubber soles reduced 10 per cent.
Children's Non Rip Sandals size II to 2   $1.20
Children's Non Rip Sandals size 3 1-2
to 101-2..     $L00
Ten per cent Reduction in Men's Oxfords
Shoe Department
GRANBY  STORES
-+       ;
It Is Yours
Five-sixths of the timbered area in B. C. belongs
to the People j
Each year, it is increasing in value as the more
accessible timber is cut.
In 1922 there was received from the sale of such
timber the sum of $620,000.
■-■',.   ■''  ."'.'."" ' ■ ■ ..,
This helped to keep your taxes down, and to
build up the Province.
■      ' ■     '     '■'■■,'•■'
Green Timber is British Columbia's assurance of
Perpetual Prosperity.
WHY BURN It?
Clothes for Work
■};■'■■■-■'"■'  ''■''?'  I"*'' ■'■'. ... ' '- '■'
Men's Khaki Working Suits,
Pants, Overalls, Gloves, Socks,
Shirts, Shoes, Etc.
LARGE STOCK QN HAND
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
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