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THE NEWS WILL KEEP
VOL POSTED ON THE
DEVELOPMENT OP THIS
MIXES���$5.00 THE YEAR.
VOL. 2, NO. 13
Itortlani) Canal WLtto*
Devoted to the Interests of the Mining Districts of Northwestern British Columb
SEND THIS COPY TO
YOUR FRIEND WHO
WANTS [NFORMATION
ABOUT   THIS   DISTRICT.
ia
Stewart, B. C, Aug-. 21, 1920
$5 the year   10 C the Copy
kjhgrade on
ilver Tip
WORD was received this week of tho striking of almost solid
native silver stringers on the Silver Tip, Salmon River.
These highgrade stringers occur in a porphyry dyke which
present operations are cutting. P. VV. Racey, engineer in
;harge, is pleased with the the result of develoyment. Eighteen men are employed. The Silver Tip is owned by Jack
Clegg of Stewart and associates and is under bond to a Vancouver company.
QUIT WORK ON    C
BIG MISSOURI O
AY !
Don't  forget   to  get'
your    ore   specimens
ready to turn over to
the Mining   Recorder
who will forward them
to   the  Department  of   Mines
Both diamond drills on the Big where they will be prepared for
Missouri have been closed down ^ipment  to the    Empire  Ex-
, .. .               , .,       ,                hibition in London,
and it is reported that the pres- 	
ent bonders, the Pacific Coast
Exploration Co., does not intend
to continue. The Big Mo. seems
present an unusual problem and
unofficial information has it that
the small amount of drilling that
has been done did not show justifiable depth in the places selected to work.
The ore showing   covers   the
whole group of  20  claims   but
BEARS THICK
THIS SEASON
Fast Overcome
Flood Results
WIRELESS
FOR HYDER
There seems to be a bear or. Within ten days Hyder will be
two for every prospector in the j receiving messages through the
country. In fact it is unsafe to'a*r* The equipment for the
leave a camp for any length of; wireless plant  arrived on   the
to ruin or carry awav everything
there   is an absence of guiding For jnstance( the ot"her day
leads.
IATH9LIC CHURCH
INOER ERECTION
Quilty $10,  Guy  E.   Austin  $10,   D.J
Wm, Newell $10, Lynch Bros. $10,   Mr.
and Mr.-*. Tolin $20, James  Hagan  $5.
���Construction    work    on    the
ktholic church on Eighth street
the    name of
nnbutors   in
ihop Bunoz,
fiptions will   be appreciated
I $6,  F. Hurry $2.50,
J.T.  Elliott  .*2.50, Lhotel Wednesday night.
Orin F. Hill $2.15,   Walter Blarrton $2, i 	
All   future   SUb-; Jamt-s I'aton $2.50. T. Martin $1,   Friz-!
zell  market $6,   Mrs.   M. Walker $5,
Ither Leray leaves ��tWtrtonjcit2^^ Unuk River s<ction
Lidayto visit his  other mis-,   |the De*jartment of   Mines' returned
^ns, returning to Stewart the | A contract for driving a tun-
terpart of September. The Lei on the Bayview group has
It mass in the new church will i been let to O. McFadden.
field at 9 o'clock Sunday mor-1 	
PS'i |    Silver Springs is ice cold at  Tooth's
following-is the first publication of i Smoke Shop.
subscriptions   for    the    Catholic 	
f ch fund:    Bishop   Bunoz,   Prince
pert, $500. Send   in   your   subscription   to   the
lewart - W.A. Meloehe    .*50,   Pat 'Portland Canal News,
Havoc Wrought by
Heavy Rainstorm
Not Dismaying.
Herculean efforts to overcome
the  damage   wrought   by   last
time without, bears descending! Princ* of Wales during the weeklj weeks storm have succeeded to
and the work of installation is i a considerable  degree already
,     .,      ,,       , . proceeding under   direction  of' T     ,
t,     i     , <     r *i *. ���   ' tnf ��tner ^ one'Emery H  I  lee radio engineer iIn Place ��'t^ damaged bridges
The development of the man set his pack down while he1   ���c, y "'   ' ,. e'  ,   '�� en*;ineerinn ~���  ��� ..     .
d-    i/r- ��� ���*   *i. u -tonnaA ���fr *u   t-   -i* *       ! of Seattle.    The pant  is  being, UP Beai"river cables have been
Big Missouri, even its thorough stepped off the trail to examine a .    . ���  , ,    ,,    T^ ,    m        L
instaHcl.iyt!.- Hyd.-r 1 own-nte I strung so that prospectors and
operators can get supplies to the
properties.
While the damage to the
bridges offers additional handicap to development, the extent
will be lessened in the degree of
activity shown by the Department of Public Works.
Good work has been done already in reopening Communication so   that   supplies could go
Macdona.d$10, Wm. Frazer $10, Sal- examination is admitted an un- showing and when he returned \oj y    7 ��y      jownawe
mon River Trading Co. $10,  Geo.  W   e^aminauon, is  aumineu he saw  a   hear movino- nf with  & Improvement Co., and is large |
Fraser$5. J. Mellor no, Mrs. Tooth$5,;dertaking of magnitude, ',        ,   f   Dea, moV, g i enourii for all commercial our-!
Wm   MmvallClfl   I ,-,,.1, 1*,..=   tin     uj \ & �� the    VV "in a    nar-L-    ccrM c  or,rl ,11     CI*OUg'l   IO*    ail   UJlIlIIierUdl pur-
. the  whole pack, saddle and all.,
Other interests, it is reported, tv,��� �������*,���.. j                           c i   i poses.
, ., , . Ihe other day a woman was fish-' .	
ELi��   ��,rn  ?! o,    ��� '   .2 ^,6, ��G- h*v��� representatives here pre- imr in fish creek u-hpn <-hP h^rrl1
Moseley$10, C  Skoning $2, W. Dann i iiik in ui>n trees wnen sne neara  Bflllllllfi     IIIATITIITI"1
$10,   Henry Bivod 5, M.-Ewen, $5,   Ed pared to negotiate a new  bond, a grunt  and   not   fifteen   yards ftnf&INU     \H\ I E fi III r
Herman K. Mr. and  Mrs   W.  Saund- awnv a   hon, u.QO   .,.���   ^u-_    fthftlllU     EIIU I I 1 U I L
ers -���>, Th. Fournier $5,  Bank of Mon-
Hearing completion and Father I n"'Adkin, i^astaJJ6 RiVeT-TraS
ray  wishes   to   thank   all the Co.'$10, J. Humes $10, John McCallum I baseball team was held at the Stewart sale in the   hill from   bruin  this;
  away a   bear was   also   fishing.
The lastdat.ee of the   season for  the   Nothing   but   a   strong   cabin   is
MEETING HERE
season and scarcely a tent camp 	
has not been wrecked at least     September ]  is  the   definite
Bob Kirkup, one of the prospectors ��nce.     Bacon and canned milk fate decided on for the meeting
by seems to be Mr.   Bear's favorite 0f the Canadian   mining insti-
bill   of   fare  on   his predatory; tute here though members and
Bob  and  his  v:auB .   . ���       ... '
1 v*b11^- mining men generelly will meet!
!the day   before  and   visit   the;forward-   But many men were
Work by the British Canadian Silver j premier mine as  the guests of j-forced to return to camp  and
Corporation on    the  property of   the i fU��� rv,���y,0���Qr_���_t. L.-*. _   r        l   j
,',,,.       ,,,       ', v    -,.      t.     tne management. not a few had narrow escaDes
Bush Mines, Ltd., Ims   been   discontin-I ""*"""   coca-jc--
ued.    Considerable  surface   work   and |   | on account of the raging wattTS.
some diamond drilling are being done j    Ed Fernald and Mrs. Dorothvi    George  Young, road superin-
by the company on the property of the fiurhett of Hyder were   united tendent,   arrived    just   as   the
this week   for  supplies.
partner are camped beyond Tide lake
FOR SALE-
apply Mint bar.
New  10x12 tent   $25
Banking Service
For Farmers
Throughout
CANADA
N
A FARMER'S business is
*��� as much benefitted hy
an important banking connection as is the business of a
merchant or manufacturer
O MATTER
where you
live in Canada, you
are not far away
from a branch of
the Bank of
Montreal.
��� jaPwj^SStesiijr
WATE3  NOTICE.
vsivemioa and  Uss.
TAKE NOTICE that W.A. Meloehe,
j whose address is Stewart, B.C., will
' apply for a license to taj^e an u>e -10 cu.
ft. per sec. of water out of Cooper
Creek, also known as East Cascade
Creek, which fl ws souhwesterly and
drains into Cascade Creek about 500 ft.
W. of the 13 mile post on the Salmon
River road. The water will be diverted
from the stream at a point about 250 ft
S. of the N.VV. cor. of lot 4057, Northern light Frac. claim, and will be
used for mining purposes upon the
mine described as Northern Light and
Woodbine groups, lots 4045 to 4057.
This   notice   was  posted   on    tha
������round mi the Wth say of July 1920. A copy
of this notice .-iurt an application pursuant thereto, und to tha "Water Act,
1914", will be filed in the office of ihe
Water Hecorder m Prince Rupert, nb-
lectlons in the annllcatlon may be ftied
with ihe paid Wnter Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Itlj-'hts. Parliament Rulldlnas, Victoria, B. ('., within thirty d ij's after tlie first appearance
of this notice in a local newspaper.
W.A. MELOCHE.
The date of   the first  publication   of
this notice is July 24, 1920.
B.C. Silver Minos, Ltd.
CF. Caldwell, president of the New!
Alaska Mininp Co., arrived from the;
south Sunday.
Samples of ore from the Nabob, on
Glacier Creek, showing native silver,
were brought down this week. The
property is under bond to C.G. Skoning
and associates.
just   as
in marriage by Rev. Greene last storm had ceased, and  not hav-
Sunday- | ing time to get into his diggin'
clothes he presented an  unusual
tn,C;tthBanR1:S;-r?agir!f ^7;,^^^^^ tonuta cable
tor of the British Canadian Sil- ,   .    ,
ver Corporation, accompanied by aCr0SS and shod  with Pavement
Mr. Pelltw Harvey  of London, shoes and yoked with white collar
returned from   the   south Sun- Temporary   arrangements have
day.
Suhscribe for Portland Canal News.
Fresh milk on ice at Tooths.
j been made  aad  some   of  Bill
| Crawford's    packhorses     have
been put across the river.
Consult our Local Manager
about financing your farming.
'ANK OF MONTREAL
Established over life) years
Saving* IVpartments at  all Bi audita
Total Assets in excess of $^00,000,000
Head Office:   Montreal
WATKH NOTICE.
DIVERSION AMi USE.
TAKE NOTICE that W.A.Meloche,
whose address is Stewart. B.C., "ill
apply for a licensa to take and use
twenty cubic feet per second of water
out of Cascade creek which flows into
Silver Lake and drains Long Lake in
the Salmon Hiver Water Shed. The
water will lie diverted from the stream
one and one-half miles easterly of the
point where it flows into Silver Lake
and will be   returned to the stream at
the point where it drains into Silver
Lake. This water will be used for mining purposes in connection with tne
Spider Croup of mining claims cent., it-
ing of Spider Nos. 1, 2 and 3 and upon
record as such ai the office of the win*
ing Records-rat Stewart, B.C. This
notice was posted on the ground J 16
L!th, 1:120. A copy of this notice md
an application pursuant thereto mi to
the "Water Act 1914" will be tiled in,
the office of the Water Recordei at
Prince Rupsrt, B.C. Objection! to |
ibis application maj be filed with d
Water Recorder or ��ith u Corai tn ir
of Water Rights, Parliament Bulldi
Victoria, B.C . ��ithin thirty dsyi Hi Ier
the iir-1 ap| es nice oi thin uol ci n
the local nt ��ipaper,
W.A. MFLOl 1:1 . Vppl
The date of  ths firsl   pi blical       if
; . ,   ..  .In,.   IH,  19��0.
F
LA 5T   SUMMER
$370,000.
A LITTLE CARL WOULD HAVI SAVED THIS
BECARgFUL!
%
Notice
; Annual meeting and election
of officers of the Stewart Citizens association will take place
in the rirjhall tonight.
R.W. Wood, president of the
Premier Gold Mining Co., accompanied by A.G. Larson, well
known ruing engineer, arrived
last Sunday and will 6pend some
time in the district.
H. B. Price, M.E.,  a director
;of the Premier, arrived on  the
Prince Albert Thursday.
W.G. Harris, former superintendent at the Premier, returned Thursday.
Morley Shier, representing
tht-  Giant   Powdtr  Co.,   spent
part of the week here.
II I.' 1 Strati >r 1 and .1 ick
Swinton were kown from the
Spider mine during the week.
1 ������'  voiii- ore specimens In then   ning
recordei bi ton Si pt   1, sun
! PORTLAND   CANAL   NEWS, Stewart, B.C., Aug. 21. 1920
Portland Canal #eto��
JAMES CULLINS   -   -Publisher
MINERAL ACT.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICE.
Lesley M, Bell No 2,   Climax. Lesley
A   newspaper   published   in the I No 2, Lesley No,3, Ax Fractional,  Les-
��  .1     o   1 tj* ley No 5, Gun Fractional Mineral claims
interests of the Salmon Riv-r, 8*{uate ;n the PortU���d Canal Mining
Portland Canal, Alice Arm and   Division of Cassiar district.     Where lo-1
a _���   ���       j*  *. ���  1 Icated:    On east fork of Cascade Creek.
Anyox mining districts. '   TAKE N0TICE that Daiby b. Mor-
 ���        ��� -kill, of Stewart, B.C., acting as  agent
Member Canadian Weekly   Newspaper ! for Bush Mines, Limited. N.P.L., Free,
Association j Miners' Certificate  No. 41853C, intend, !
  I sixty  days   from   the   date   hereof, to
Subscription Five Dollars a year apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the pur-
Advertising   Rates:
Display advertising, DOc per inch
per issue.
Heading notices, 2">c per line.
Special position display or reading, 25 per cent, above ordinary
run of rates.
Certificate of Improvement $lii
(if more than one claim. $2..r'0 for
each additional claim mentioned).
Land notices, $10
Coal notices, $7
No advertising accepted for
First Pagp.
pose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the j
above claims.
And further take notice  that action,
under section 85, must be  commenced
before the issuance of such  Certificate j
of Improvements.
Dated this 10th day of June, 1920.   4-14
STEWART, B.C., Aug. 21, 1920
Prospectors and mine opera-
of their ore for the Provincial
Mines department.
As complete   a   collection as
possible of minerals of B.C.  is
LAND ACT
Notice of Intention to Apply to Purchase Land.
In Cassiar Land District, Recording
District of Skeena, and situate near
Stewart, B.C.. near corner of lot No.
792, Cassiar district.
Take notice that Lawrence  &  Workman, of Stewart, B.C., occupation mill-
men, intend to apply for  permission   to
tors are requested to hurry along! purchase the following described lands:
I   I    Commencing  at a   post   planted   100
the work   of   collecting   samples ] feet south of the N.E. corner of lot No.
792, cassiar district, thence east five
chains, thence north five chains, thence
west to the track of the Portland Canal
Short Line Railway, thence sou'h following the railway track to point of
commencement, and containing two
acres, more or less.
GEO. B. LAWRENCE
Dated 29th May, 1920.
Date of   first   publication,   June   26
to be sent to London to the Em-, 192o.
pire Exhibition to be held in the
spring of 1921.
Samples should be left in the
mining recorder's office not later
than Sept 1. Specimens should
be large enough to trim to about
3 in. wide, 4 in. long and 2 in.
thick with at least one good
face. The name of the claim or
group or company, the location
and the name of the owner
should be attached to each specimen. "Every working property, every prospective working
property and every prospect that
has mineral on it, should be represented," says George Clothier-
district mining engineer.
The Empire Exhibition will be
a great publicity opportunity for
British Columbia minerals and
Portland Canal district, so rich
in minerals, should supply a com
plete collection.
PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.
DALBY B. MORKILL
MINING SURVEYOR
B. (\  Land Surveyor
STEWART, 1'.. G.
B. PINDER
PROVINCIAL   ASSAYER
STEWART, B. C.
W. L. UGLOVV
MINING GEOLUGIST
Geological examinations and reports
1920 Bavswater St.,        P.O. Box 143
VANCOUVER STEWART, B.C
J. R. WILLIAMS
PROVINCIAL ASSAYER
'.40 Thurlow Street, Vancouver,
MODERATE   PRICES
ACCURACY  GUARANTEED
GREEN BROS., BURDEN AND CO.
B. C.   Land  Surveyors,
F. C. Green will be in Stewnrt until
August 1st and can undertake additional work. P. O. Box 93.
P. w.
MIXING
RACEY
ENGINEER
Examinations, Consultation
and Mine Operation
736 Granville St.      Vancouver, B.C,
Stewart, B.C.
Under new
management
THE HOUSE OF GOOD EATS
Northern
Grill
Private Boxes for Ladies
and Dinner Parties.
King Edward Hotel bldg.
STEWART,   B. C.
TOOTH'S
SMOKE
SHOP
Cigars,    Cigarettes,
Candy
Agent for Buckaroo Cigars
SODA
MILK and ON
SILVER SPRINGS
WILLIAM REID TOOTH,   Proprietor
STEWART, B. C.
ICE
Ladies and Gentlemen
I have just received latest FALL AND WINTER samples
MADE TO ORDER CLOTHING
You are all aware that Wm. H. Leishman's Clothing
is the best made clothing in Canada. A Wm. H.
Leishman label in any garment is sufficient proof to
show it is a good garment. Every suit guaranteed
perfect fit.
H.  ZEFFERT,    Agent for Stewart
If the suit doesn't fit you don't pay me
AGENT for: Ladies and Gents shoes; canvas goods of every
description; gents clothing and fnrnishings; ladies wear;
John Manville fire extinguisher.
TRUNKS, SUITCASES,  ETC.,   CAMP FURNITURE,  OILSKINS
W. H. TOLIN J.F. WALKER
BILLIARD and POOL TABLES
ROSS &
BARRISTERS
ROSS
SOLICITORS
NOTARIES PUBLIC
Stewart, B.C.
STEWART HOTEL CO
Portland -"anal agents for
Cascade ;��� - .
STEWART LAND COMPANY, \\m
ROBERT M. STEWART, President
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE,
FINANCIAL AGENTS
Head Office: 101  Pemberton Block Victoria I', r
Wanted: Listings of Properties for Sale or Lease
STEWART LAND ('<>.. Ltd. Fifth St., STSWART B
C.X.L. FORCITE GELATIN
WITH NO. 8 CAP
Will Give Satisfactory Results
CANADIAN EXPLOSIVES LIMITED
PRINCE RUPERT VANCOUVER
AIR  COMPRESSORS
ROCK  DRILLS
MINE  HOISTS
AH carried in stock in Vancouver.
Full line of repairs for our Machines.
Our service men call at your mine.
Canadian Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd.
804 Birks Building, VAVCOUVER, B.C.
Wholesale
HEAVY AND SHELF
HARDWAR
Mill, Mine and Marine Supplies
WOOQ, VALLANCE & LEGGAT, LTD
VANCOUVER, - - B.C.
m
Best place in Stewart to spend your evenings
Cigars   -   Tobaccos   -   Soft Drinks
Comfortable rooms Grill in connection
BALDWIN   HOTEL
W. DANN, Proprietor
Headquarters for mining men during their stay
in the district
Good Clothes���
Hobberlin Clothing has a reputation wherever Good
Clothing is appreciated. Get measured lor a suit
A0W E. M* JACOBS, AGENT
NATIONAL MACHINERY COMPANY
LIMITED
925 Main Street -    Vancouver, B.C
Send your inquiries for:
Compressors Hoi:t^
Steel   Rails &  Accessories Wire Roce
Steam   Boilers Ore Care
Steam   Engines Portable Sawmill Outfits
Gasoline  Engines Car Wheels and Axles
New and Used Machinery Bought and Sold
BROWN, FRASER & COMPANY, Ltd
1150 HOMER STREET, VANCOUVER, B. C.
Phone Sey. 7155
New and Used Mining Machinery
OF  EVERY   KIND
Telsmith  Ore Crushers,   Reduction Crushers,  Etc,
Bucyrus  Shovels.  Draglines and   Dredges
Elevating  and  Screening   Plants
Steam  and   Oil   Engines.   Hoists,  Compressors,  Etc.
Ball   Mills,   Rolls.   Cars
Haiss Mechanical  Loaders and  Clamshell  Buckets
Yuba   Ball   Tread   Tractors
Boilers,  Tanks,   Piping
Send us your inquiries.
wm
Railway and
Steamship Lines
Steamers Balling between S.*m11lo, Victoria, Vancouver, "������'.���'
Swansoh's Hay, Prince Rupert, Anyox, Stewart and Q ��� ���������'��� "-'���'���'
rs lands.
���SAILINGS from PRINCE RUPERT
THURSDAY AND SUNDAY  MIDNIGHT for SWANSON SAY 0CM
FALLS, VANCOUVER, VICTORIA  and SEATTLE
Arrive Prince Rupert from Soulli ai  10:3
Wednesday  ami  Saturday.
ss.   PRINCE GEORGE
Leavos Stewart  every Sunday 12:00 Ne
8S. Prince John leaves Stewart every Thur
Train Service:
Passenger   MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY  and SAT! Ul��'
Smithers, Prinoe George, Edmonton and Winnii"'
connections for all points Kasl and -
For further information apply to any Urand   i
or In ii. A. McNicholl, Asst. General Ki
Passenger Agent, Prince llui
EVANS, COLEMAN & EVANS, LTD
for
MINING AND BUILDERS SUPPI^ES
We carry Larue stocks id
Bars
1 fl
Rails and Accessories of all sizes, Mild Steel ai        "'    Z
Cable, Pig Iron, Foundry Coke, Blacksmith Co
Common Brick, Fire Clay, Fire Brick,  I
Materials, Hollow Tile.
Careful Attention Given AH Order"
VANCOUVER, B. C.
������Isl PORTLAND   CANAL   NEWS, Stewart, B.C., Aug. 21. 1920
PATTINSON, LING & CO.
Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
Hydro-Electric, Steam, Gas or Oil Installations
DELCO-LIGHT PLANTS
Mill, Mine and Marine Supplies
DUNLOP RUBBER BELTING
A large stock of all sizes carried in Prince Rupert
ATLAS STORAGE BATTERIES
���10 ami). Iir. S24; 60 amp. hr. 828; SO amp. hr. $34
Ohartfintf Dynamos output 7v. Tamp. --4U; 7v. llamp. $60.
Fire Extinguishers, $12.50
Electrical Repairs of Any Kind
Send your Engineering Problems to us.    Our Engineering staff
will gladly assist you
PATTINSON, LING & CO., Prince Rupert, B.C.
Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
MILL AND MINING SUPPLIES
Lubricating Oil
machinery   compressor   air drill, etc.
BELTING
Write   for   Prices
WESTERN OIL & SUPPLY CO.
VANCOUVER, B. ('.
KING EDWARD HOTEL
R. G. MOSELEY. PROP.
jadquarters fur Mining and Commerce uf Portland
[Canal Salmon River and Bear River mining districts
(rill in Connection
STEWART, B. C.
NEWS FROM OTHER CAMPS.
The Silver Bear, Kaslo, was a
recent shipper of 28 ton�� of ore
to the Trail smelter.
The Velvet mine, Rossland,
recently shipped to the Trail
smelter the first movement of
ore from this mine in many
years.
Standard Silver-Lead Mining
Co. is now operating the Wellington property in the Whitewater section of the Slocan. The
Standard has recently taken
over an option held by H.W.G
���Jackson on this property.
The compressor will soon be
in operation at the Bertha-Pathfinder property on the north
fork of Kettle river. The tunnel is now in 150 feet. A. E.
Savage has the contract.
EXCHANGE GRILL
ED HERMAN
Proprietor
The Best the Market Affords
STEWART, B.C.
Development work   has com-
I menced on the old King Solomon
^rroup, one of the oldest discoveries and mining holdings in the
lOroville section.    R.C. Dempster
is in charge of the work.
SytlOpSU Of      m
Land ����,! Astrnfmsnts
Glonville A. Collins, a mining
engineer of Seattle, has bought
the Tenderfoot group of seven
claims, in the Lardo. Considerable development work has been
done or, this property. The values are silver and lead.
L.H. Biggar, a Montreal min
ing engineer, has bought out P. i
McGuire's interest in  the lease,
on the Ottawa mine at Slocan
City.     Mr.   Biggar  is  now in
Montreal where he will interest
capital,  with   the   intention of
building a mill to treat the orej
on the ground.
Rich shipping ore has been
encountered at several points in
a ledge 80 feet wide in the property of the Toby Creek Mining
Co., says a report from Nelson.
The values are as high as $100
to the ton, mainly in silver.
NEWELL   BROS.
Fifth St. Stewart, b.c.
Comfortable furnished rooms Barber shop in connection
Cigars, Tobaccos, Soft Drinks       SOLO TABLES
Free ballroom for public or private parties       ,
STEWART MINERS' SOCIAL CLUB  ~
RICHARD BELL, Secretary
Reading room   -   Card Tables   -   Cigars, Tobaccos
Soft Drinks
All the latest magazines and newspapers
GEORGE J. FRIZZELL
MEATS . . . PROVISIONS
|The same standard for Stewart as we have maintained for the past
twenty-one years on the North Coast.
The Best Meats at the Lowest Prices
RUPERT BRAND HAMS AND BACON
Wm.   FRASER
UILDINGCONTRACTOR
Estimates Furnished --   Work Guaranteed
STEWART, B.C.
Comer Auto Transfer & Jitney Service
Cars ply between Stewart and Hyder
Day and Night
Oarage Corner 6th and Conway. H. COMER,  Manager
Stand at STEWART hotel        Tel. 2 long ] short
STEWART AUTOMOBILE & TAXI
SERVICE
Stand: Kind Edward Hotel DAY AND NIGHT
Tel. 2 long 2 short SERVICE
BILLY BAGLEY. Manager
STEWART NEWS COMPANY
H. P. GIBSON        .'.        Specialties
pson's   and   Moir's   Chocolates,    Latest   Magazines  and
Njurspapers, Landing Library, Stationery
Ice Cream Parlor
Sole agent for the Imperial Tobacco Company and
New Westminster Brewery
MINING NEWS UP TO DATE
PORTLAND CANAL NEWS
$5.00 per Year.
The ore body struck on the
eighth level of the Rambler Cariboo mine, Three Forks, several
months ago, has improved under
recent development, according to
an official statement issued by
the management.
Minimum   price   of   first-class
reduced to ft ma acre; second-class to
J J lit' an aore.
Pre-emntlon now confined to surveyed lands only.
Heoordn will be granted ooverlng wily
land suitable far eerie uttuml yi-rnojes
and wktob i�� mm tlseW I��m.
Partnership ��re-1 I>H|S| abaUabeci.
but j.nrttes or Met mere tatao tomr muf
>tn-ense for pjpsMsst p<v ^*a*><w-s��
wiru Jotat real****-*, hat each -TltTO
necessary laaaroveaneats on respective
mimam. m,
rYe-ma-Hese nut occupy otasaes ter
live year* aad stake isaave-reioenU te
value mt mi mor acre. Isurfasftac aat-
ln��r mmi aSmamma mt at EsS �� aera.
bofftr* Mamma* Orewa Orawi.
Where wsj Ms-eest if sms����al��� set
less than I youtm. mmi mm eeaeVt |M.
porttmrtmi* Isnj-miasaata. on saaar. ae-
eaaee mt W-heaMfe, a*���2-
sweated InteraxxMaU *_
vvootonnt mtmi traasfsa I
Records    wrtltovt
deaee may be (seas
oaat makes Improve)	
IM* per annua* and ream
year,    rattare te aseJee _^ ,
or -reeerd same was e-ie*a>i aa ��or-
fettare Title caaaet Te eitafcui la
lean than I years, aad aaaaicTo
of  MM  asr  acre,  loutadsaa; i
BRITISH COLUMBIAN
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced .Minerals valued as follows: Placer Gold, $75,436,103;
Lode Gold, ��97,121,786; Silver, $46,839,631; Lead, $42,294,251;
Hopper, $145,741,069; other Metals zinc, iron, etc. , $13,929,817;
Coal and Coke, $187,1 17,(552; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc.,
$28,843,272, making its Mineral Production to the end of 1919 show
AN AGGREGATE VALUE OF $637,353,581.
The substantial progress of tho Mining Industry in 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; for five years, 189(3-1900, $57,605,967; for'
five years, 1901-1905, $96,509,968; for five years, 1906-1910, $125,-
534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; for the year 1916,
$42,290,462; for the year 19(7, $37,010,392; for the year 1918,
$41,782,474.
PRODUCTION DURING LAST TEN YEARS, $313,976,022.
Lode mining has only been in progress for about "0 years, and
not 2n per cent, of the Province has been even prospected; 300,000
square miles of unexplored mineral-bearing land are open for prospecting.
The mining laws of this Province are more liberal and the fee?
l#\ver 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 df which   is  guaranteed  by Crown  Grants.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may
be obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES, Victoria. British Columbia.
"Hered and uuttl-mted.  aad raaldaaas
ot ���' tm*1 �� ***** mm i-iaanii      m
i'r-- mv.bWw    hoedraa    CV���    ~-.
���r      ;i     -i ��� ���-^i.erjaj
ftsfsa. wtUtoeX
-.  ewilHHiui aad
**"!'-*!���..
by extasW mamtmm*}
a*R*nae1isssNj i
    ft aha is af spa haaf
road,  not eaeeedhta kaat of
prlaa. Is eta.
P����.aejf>TO��a'     p-ftCE      eMANTa
��� A��T.
> e/ tMs Aat |a
Ocas, wttihtm *ahaS
mt a sawaaaai  pr-
tf-   Mas   tmrnOmr  U.
ti.vm tor eae year
n   mmmor  avay   iiasdj
year ai :��r tha saaotasaaa of the arveent
war. Ikte pr li 5am ks also matte re-
taaaatrra.
��e toes retMInc to mm-om��mmam are
doo ��*r pftraato V eoMtem ea se-e-
����S>t*��a. reoorded uttmr two M fi,
fra*e�� are ru��!e*ed  tor flee
******** f*f return w' sea.
<::-o*tl dew and been j-evM ssace
t,  1***. ea aaeoemt at
or taaea on aekMnre' m-~-"*m
taeerest ea cirr-mme-ncs to
town or otty iota bead ay tmxm* ���
Ajned 5^��eaLar depeaaaato. aaaaVad
dlroe: ur (r-jSPert. rwattteti froaVim-
llstitient to sfarea 11. Trie.
SUS-PURCKAeCRe  or CROWN .a
LAND*. *
Pi��rieto�� made tor knmanoe ef
i rown grant* te euo-paaoasaaasa ef
(���roe-i L*i��4e, aoqairtoc P**hta frara
;iur<*a*eTs wfco faSed te ooautole
rwi-cfc*rt��, invotvtmof torfelrare, on taJ-
r.^'morit of condittoaa of pe*r<-aase, tn-
teroet asd taxes.   W*aere sob-
CRANE
LIMITED
540 Beatty St.
VANCOUUER, B. C.
VALVES FITTINGS PIPE
STEAM GOODS   PLUMBERS SUPPLIES
era *> n��t <*lattn whole of original par-
cel. ourotooM, prim ��ae and taxes may
Uo djetrtbuted pf-oportto��ately over
whose area. Applications must be
made by May 1,  1M��.
ORAX4NO. *
Crasina* Aot. 19-ie. for rrstamattc
devivniinient ot Uvoatotiml (ndnetry pro-
#Kk*j for zruou* districts aad ranae
o.a->;)mtmti*i wHt ander Coenntiseioaer
Antiual t'l.^i.a peraaks tasaed baaed
en nu-naera ranged: priority for estaa-
Hahed ownera Stock-owners may
frirm AsaociaOons for rana;s manace-
inotil Frre, or jiurtially free, permlta
fur settlers, cam-jera or travellers, up
lb ten head.
For information relating
to Salmon River, Portland
Canal and Alice Arm mining districts, apply to
O. B.BUSH
Mining Broker
Vancouver and Stewart
"DEMERS"
Millinery
Ladies Ready to Wear
Latest Styles in Hats
Dresses, Shirts, Etc.
Write for particulars
P.O. Box 327, PRINCE RUPERT
'Rainier Brand'
TENTS and AWNINGS
bearing this brand
are guaranteed
full weight
and size
Manufactured by the
SEATTLE TENT& AWNING Co
Seattle. Washington
If your dealer cannot supply you,
write direct
P. W. THOMAS
Successor to J. O. Sullivan
Assayer,
Chemist and Metallurgist
57() Seymour Street,
Vancouver,     -     -     B. C.
HOTEL PRINCE RUPERT
Leading hotel in northern
british columbia
H. B. ROCHESTER, Mantfer
European Plan fl.50 per day up
Subscribe   for  Portland   Canal   News
Headquarters For and
Dealers and Importers in
Wallpapers      Room Mouldings      Beaver Board      Carpets and
Wall Felts        Faints        Oils        Colours       Varnishes
Flate, Sheet and Ornamental Glass
Brushes        Kalsominea       Painter and Paperhangers'Supplies
The A. W. EDGE CO., Prince Rupert
The Beaver Hohrd Distributors
Two of the Best Pipe Tobaccos
IMPERIAL MIXTURE
AND
HUDSONS HAY CUT PLUG
Obtained at all Tobacco Stores
Hudsons Bay Co.:: Vancouver, B.C.
WHOLESALE TOBACCO JOBBERS
Have you seen  our Complete Line of
French Perfumes
and Powders ?
Here is the place to get MOSQUITO OIL
and keep the pests away
Full assortment of Cold Cream for hands ami face.
Flashlights, Batteries and Ilulbs for the
dark ami dangerous trails.
STEWART CITY PHARMACY
Clothes Pressing
Repuiring and
Cleaning
MRS. MARTIN - Fifth St.
Write or see secretary of Portland
Canal Prospectors' Association for reliable Information on mining pros
pecti, camp conditions, etc., Balaton
Kiver and Hear Hiver districts,   Pros
lectors   are   invited   to   exhibit   their
ore, In show room.   Dues i.> a year.
Hotel
Hyder
HYDER, ALASKA
M. R. JAMIBSON.   Pr.p.
UATtWAY   TO  SALMON    nivift BBS
PORTLAND   CANAL   NEWS, Stewart, B.C., Aujr. 21. 1920
DENTISTRY
OF QUALITY
All Work
Guaranteed
Intelligent Service, Modern Equipment and up to
the minute methods, insure you of Dentistry that
will not only please, but prove satisfactory for years
to come.
Dental Nurse in Attendance.
HELGERSON BLOCK
DR. ALFRED H. BAYNE
Dental Surgeon     PRINCE RUPERT
List Your Property With
MACFARLANE & MAHOOD, LTD.
GENERAL BROKERS
MINING, REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE
Builders' and Miners' Supplies
STEWART, B. C.
513 Pender St., W.,
VANCOUVER. B. C.
WILL DIAMOND
DRILL SPIDER
One of the diamond dri'ls that
has been employed on the Northern Light group by the Algunican Developmert Co. will
be shifted to the Spider group,
according to an official announcement. The diamond drill work
on the Northern Light has
ceased though other work continues. The Spider is reported
to be looking increasingly good
ss development proceeds.
The Algunican Development
Co. in spite of the natursl obstacles up Bear river on account
of high water and almost impassable roads is going ahesd |<
with the development program
on the Fitzgerald group on
Goose creek which is being dia-
moned drilled under contract to
Lynch Bros, of Seattle.
IA/II        UCAD    ADHIIT     Harry Posthlethwaite and fam
WILL   lltAn   ADUUI   Hy after   spending two   weeks
INCORPORATION
The mstter of incorporation of
Stewart under the Village act
will be the chief subject of discussion at the next meeting of
the S.C.A. A report on incorporation will be delivered by
W.C.Ross who took it up with
the authorities in Victoria.
here as the guests of
Bealey, have returned
Jose, Cal.
Walter
to  San
REPORTS ON *
SANITATION
Frank DeGrey of Victoria,
representing the Provincial
Health Department, spent last
week making a sanitary survey
of Stewart in response to a request from the Stewart Citizens
Association. While he found
much to criticize and instructed
changes, he did not consider con
ditions at all dangerous.
Complete lines of best Brands of
Groceries
COAL STOVES      WOOD STOVES
HEATERS
Don't forget that we carry a full line of
HARDWARE, TINWARE, Etc.
BEDS, COTS, SPRINGS and
MATTRESSES
We receive Fresh Fruit and Vegetables every boat.
STEWART TRADING COMPANY
Promptness and Courtesy
Miss Dorothy Thompson, tea*
cher of the Stewart school, has
gone to Victoria. She was accompanied by Miss Mary Bell
who had been visiting her.
FOR   RENT -  Three    room
dwelling, furnished.
MINERAL ACT.
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICE.
Oxedental, 49,
win,   Chicago,
George W. Nelson, head of the
Hyder Power, Light and  Water I
Co., has gone south again  after
spending a week inspecting the
system.
PHONE 1 lODg 2 short     4th & Columbia.
Stewart  Baths
The News is $5 a year
M. YOUNG.
Don't go home hungry,
at Tooth's  Smoke Shop.
Get  a lunch
QUALITY
PRINTING
Is what you may rely on when the job is from
the shop of the Portland Canal News and the
PRICE IS RIGHT
You may be certain of that for the stock and all
the equipment is Al.
Dumas, Dickens, Dar-
Boston, Yellowstone
Fraction, Occidental Fraction and
Millan Dollar Fraction mineral claims,
situate in the Portland Canal mining
division of Cassiar district. Where located: In Salmon River Valley.
TAKE NOflCE that I, Arthur Mur-
dock Whiteside, as agent for the law
ful holder, the Forty Nine Mining Company Limited (Non-Personal Liability)
Free Miners' Certificate No. 32587C,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof
to apply to the mining recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of
the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85 of the Mineral Act
must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements. A.M. WHITESIDE.
Dated this 27th day of May, A.D1920.
ST.   MARK'S CHURCH
MORNING PRAYER,   II A.M.
SUNDAY SCHOOL, 3 P.M.
EVENING PRAYER, 8:00 P.M.
REV.  H.H.K.GREENE
Soft Drinks  -
Cigars
THE
BEVERLEY
BEALES & BEALES
HOME COOKING        AFTERNOON TU
SHORT ORDERS
BVSBYTHING IN SEASON
Bread fur Sale
We sell Cakes, Pies, etc.
Matthews' Home Made Chocolita
Cigars and Tobs 'cos
OPPOSITC KING EDWAHDHO'I.
New goods just
received
BULL DOG OVERALLS, GAULT'S SHIRTS
: AND :
STANFIELD'S UNDERWEAR
Stocked and Distributed by
GAULT BROTHERS LIMITED
Wholesale Dry Goods and Men's Furnishings
35! Water Street - - VANCOUVER, B. C
NOW OPEN
American Creek Roadhouse,
Paddy McDonnell Denny White, mgr.
Eight well furnished rooms
GOOD MEALS SOFT DRINKS TOBACCO, etc.
WOMENS AND MISSES
REGATTA SHOES
This line has proven to be very pop-
popular this season and we have in
now our third shipment.
LADIES AND CHILDRENS HOSE
High grade silk and  fine cashmere in
white and black.
TABLE OIL CLOTH
White and colored. Fine grade of
prints, in desirable patterns.
LINEN T0WELIN6 AND BATH TOWELS
FLANELETTE SHEETIN6
CANTON FLANNELS
FOR THE MEN
A complete line of LECKIE shoes.
Negligee shirts and soft collars for
the dress shirts. Fine seamless
cashmere and silk stockings. Straw
hats, the kind for every day use.
SHOE POLISH of all kinds for my
lady's white shoes to the kind you
want for the mountain boot.
OUR STOCK OF BROCERIES AND
HARDWARE
are as complete as it is possible to
keep them. We endeavor to meet all
your wants and at popular price:: fur
high grade merchandise.
Automobile Service in connection with
Stewart Hotel
STEWART, B.C.
HEADQUARTERS FOR MIWNG MEN
Steam Heated Rooms     Running Water
NOTICE.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN*
all   persons   holding  Crown Lands *
Lota in Townsite        li' -   - -"'
agreement  for   Bale from ��1 '"
purchase  money   on   such  lamb '
Townsite    Lot.*    remaining unpaidl
overdue are required to make payaaj
within six  months from   thi  ���>'������
this Notice, either  nf  ������' I ��������� ������"
,due.   together   with inten I ' '���
if any be due, or a su
tion of such amount,  which mo*'
.least cover the full interest due tili��
together with evidences thai all""
whether Municipal  or  I'ro-
been  paid,   failing   which the   .;
ments for sale will be cancelled, i��J|
' vided by section 7" of the "LandM
Chapter 129, Revised St-1-"-?^
Dcputj Mil ister of Las*
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C.
April 1st, 11*20.
�� .
*&
NOTICE
We Invite Your Patronage
SALMON RIVER TRADING CO., LTD
The Store for Quality
If you desire to keep in touch with mining condition! in British
Columbia and especially in the great northern part of the, province
you will find l��oi-tland Canal Nowa a valuable medium. The information ia reliable and up to date, written carefully with a view to
informing our readers as to the development that is taking place.
The news is gathered from men in close touch with conditions. Fill
in blank below:
���PORTLAND CANAL NEWS,
STEWART,  BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Enclosed dnd postal order for J5, payment for one year's subscription  til1" J'j I***,
NOTICE IS IIKREB
in  accordance w th n
the "Townsite ;'
Act" passed at tl
Legislature   ai
for   .1.     ���'   .  ,
: agreement
' respect to the i
Town orCitj h
���ite or suburb ol
which has imt   been .i .    ,
vv 1111      v* i n' i��  ��� ���
allotment of sucl
of the moneys
application I
Of   Si :
Name
i���.->. ... e the
plica     :".
a   proportional
and any pei
'��� under an :u*. r.
said failing to i
ulated will Hi""
taking advantati
will be subject I
terms of th- sal'
Ihe   "Land   *
purchase    mone\
which special sti
notice appearing i
of this paper,
��� men i
the
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n '-'lrH ,, A
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Victoria, '���
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