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Devoted to the Interests of the Mining Districts of Northwestern British Columbia
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VOL. 1, NO. 45
Stewart, B. C,  April 3, 1920
$5 the year���10 C the Copy
rger Boat
STEWART DANCE
M9MDAY NIGHT
o on Run Soon will be filmed
NEWS OFF THE WIRE
-rince John and j ALICE ARM ROAD
SsAc2ion!   SOONJN SHAPE
and Former Out
A.J.T.Taylor,   head of   the Taylor
P    ry j   i Minin-j   Co.   which   is   operating   the   t on in dancing, an  exceptionally large
OI   L>USineSS   ���    ii.  Dolly Varden mine in Alice Arm sec- '��� crowd is expected to at end the dance
T      4- -P    C 4- 4-\ti0"'   "fUr    BPen<-*'D8  a  few  **a-vs in   Monday night.
JjOl     Ol     O t 6 W E r t! Ali',|; Arra has  ri:-urne(i to Vancouver, j    Fire Chief Rogers wishes to  impress
OTTAWA, April 2.-The cabinet has VANCOUVER,  April 2. -  Reports
considered Ute   Dolly Varden case   and from Victoria are to the effect that the
decided on disallowance.   The order-in- G.T.P.  officials are negotiating   with
! council bearing on this case it is under- the C. P.R. to secure a short charter of
CJaUmont  Weekly  Hears Oil stood IB now in the hands of the acting the steamship Tees to operate in nor-
PictlireSOne   DanCeS            Governor General who is the chief  jus- them waters until the  Prince John can
.j                AHA            '      tice of  tne 8UPrcrne  court.    It awaits be  raised and repaired.     If the Tees
nerc miu oeil                    ^a sjj,na-ture which  wili  be  added  to cannot be secured it may be possible
in   Sliratt.                      ��� the document in the course of  the next for the company to take the ss. Prince
Not only because it  wi.l be in aid  of ' few days.     It  is  understood   the case George off the drydock and operate her
i the   Fire   Brigade,   but   because of a J has been referred back  to  the   British to aid in handling the northbound traf-
| special musical program  and  compel!- j Colurab-a courtfl for decj8jon.
fie.
INCOME TAX
STATEMENT DUE
Forms for filing Dominion income
tax returns for 1919 have now been
supplied to all postmasters and in view
of the fact that the 1919 amendment to
the Income War Tax Act calls for a
penalty of 25 per cent of the amount
of the tax should the taxpayer fail to
file his return on or before April 30.
1920, all persons who are taxable should
see that their returns are recorded by
the date named otherwise the penalty
set out in the act must be strictly adhered to. Under the act the onus of
completing a return within the prescribed time limit  rests entirely with
Freight Damaged
Mr. Taylor sa s, to  keep the ore rail- Iaffair  requiring  that   the  men    wear : the Provincial authorities would resent  Friday.    He expressed himself as well
way to the mine running all  next win-   their Sunday  suits.   This  is   probably ! and resist any interference  by Ottawa Phased with progress here
hould b-> as mild as | because the  chief only recently arrived  with  a provincial act passed
ter if the weather
this winter.    Clearing of   the
line for  from Fairbanks an J his wardrobe hasn't
by  the
this season  will  begin  about April 15.   reached him  vet.   So  he only arrived
j It is expected or   shipment by rail will [ with  what  he could carry.    When-" he
begin again  May 1.    Extension of the : made this suggestion at the fire   corn-
property, also  un- ' mittee meetng it met with hearty ap
der operation of the company, is being | proval, so it was decided that the  man j ]
unanimous action o-r the legislature.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B.Kershaw of Atlin
are here looking for a business location.
Stewart sooner  than  had been  con-
���nplated.   It   is  aho   said   that the
will be chartered unt 1  such   time
the John is repaired.
Passengers on the Albert give Capt.
bh'.'rtson great credit for the handling
I his,boat.   The   bow   of   the   Albert
lushed in  the John's starboard quar-
Col. T.A.Hiam, personal representa- 	
VICTORIA, April 2.  -Attorney Gen-  tive of Sir Donald Mann, after spending ,'the  taxpayer  without any notice   or
It is  the  intention  of  che company, ! on everybody that it isnt'tJ be a'fuVrnal I eral Farris   emphatically   stated   that a week here departed for the^ south on | demand  by  the department.   On   the
- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ other hand all persons who are  reques
ted to file returns whether they consider themselves liable to tax or not
must make such returns as are required
All unmarried persons, wid iws or
widowers without dependent children,
whose gross income exceeds $1000, and
all married persons,   widows  and  wid-
.   ,   ,      ,     v.,������ ���.i,i0���j l00  ���,���;������j u��������� ;��� ��� ! owers with  dependent children  whose
in government  were  accepted   by the  Vancouver Island has arrived here in a | ���*        .    .
men's general conference at Essen
I today and thus the  Ruhr revolution is
So!ended.
the   word   has   gone   out to "come in
|WING to the collision  between   the
G.T. P.   northern vessels Prince Al-
^rt and Prince John in a   heavy snow-j ^	
urm in Skidegate inlet Tuesday mor- I be��in **^ain  May 1.    Extension of the ! made this suggestion at the fire   com- ���    DUS-^ELPORF, April   2. -The   first     Wesley W.   Warren,  consulting entile John  was b idly damaged and   railw8y t0 tlle Wolf property, also un- ' mittee meet Jig it met with hearty ap- ; compromise proposals made by the Ber-  gineer for the Tidewater Copper Co. on
iched and it is reported that  one of
u    .   ���  -H   L . considered.    Camp   building  has   com-   who makes too glaring an  endeaaor to ...   "J ���    , .        . "       '  '      similar canacitv  for    ���o   ey,--,, v;^q I gross  income   exceeds  STJOO   are
arger boats Will   be put on the run   menced   and   comnrww  m-rhino��� ;= I .-       i��   X     *u     v.    ��� ���- workmen s general conference at Essen  Slmuar capacity  lor  .he   rorty Nine. , e ��-A*-eeuS  ��-uuu,  are
mencta  and   compressor machinery is  array himielf otner than he is custom- \.__,_     _j  iU���. iL.  ���-���,. ,_,     _._  Hebrin/s news that his father Gen
to be installed.
WHARF CONTRACT
HAS BEEN GIVEN
I arily   known��� well,   almost   anything
; may  happen  to him  in that case.
Chas.   Warren who suffered a stroke
recently is well aqrain.
1 quired to make returns.
Subscribe for Portland Canal News.
lyourdiggin' clothes."
The edict against sartorial pulchri-
| tude does not apply to the ladies,-
[ naturally for they always look chatm-
j ing   anyway,   the   firemen'll   tell   the
WILL OPERATE
Advices received  thi-*  week by  the ' world
r aft  and Capt.  Robertson kept  her \ Stewart Citizens Association from Col. |
, ., , iCy. Peck, M.P.,   is that  the   contract1
tliat position as long as possible un-   , ..        ,   .. .     - .-
'                   I for construction of  the new  wharf has
the .rippled vessel could be beached. ! been let to w. I' Muse of Prince Rupert' Q"M   flf? AN DVI EW
ia act stopped a rush of  water  into  It is expected that work  will begin im- i "*>*   \J lVrl.ll \J V ltu TT
John which  would  have followed if ' mediately.    It is probable that the first |	
Ie Albert ha I gone astern. I wor'* undertaken  will  be  construction j    The Grandview  Group    in    Marmot
Capt  Moorehouse was in command of ;of dolPh*'--> at the old   wharf for the  River section  is now   being   actively
.... , .,      ,,     temporary  ac.ommoda ion of   the  lar- ; handled   by   Sterling   Investments   of
'Im.    It  is  reported   considerable r ,        _, .     ,    , .���_ *      ,        ��� ���.    ..
{*[ vessels.      The   new    wharf  plans   Vancouver   under   the   name   sterling
swart freight ��vas damaged,   inclu-  gll0W a structure that will be in every ������ Mining Co. Ltd.   This  is  a  promising
way   adequate   for    requirements   for i property and a specimen a say from   a
several thousand  dollars  worth of
iture for new rooming houses here. ; some time to come.
DEATH CALLS N33LE WOMAN,
rhe community was shocked on Fri-
|y to hear of ttie death of Mrs. H.
Irstmann, a pioneer of Stewart,
kl one who  was loved   by all  for her
filing  kindness   and  charity.   The
Use of death was appendicitis  which
sewed no   medical attention   because
ommunity bad  not   been ab e   to
lure a resilient physician.    However,
physicians, Dr.   H.C.   Davis  and
FIRE BRIGADE
IS ORGANIZED
lead traceable on the Grandview ran
210.63 oz silver. It is understood this
property will be actively operated and
reports as to progress will be awaited
with interest by the people here.
A volunteer fire brigade was organized Tuesday night at an overflow
meeting in the firehall. Frank J.
Rogers, who came here from Fairbanks,
was elected chief, and under him are
the following lieutenants: W. E. Rein-
hard,   Billy  Orr,   W.R. Tooth.  Martin
GRANT MAHOOD HAS
FORMED COMPANY
Do not forget
to file your
Income Tax Return
on or before the 30th of April, 1920.
Maophsrson  arrived   Friday  Smith, W.C.Ross,
fling.    Dr. Davis was  called imme- I E' M' Jacobs*
iy liit Mrs. Ilorstmann was be-
'I human aid after suffering for
I and passed away in the afternoon.
���d been suggested that she might
en   saved had   she been   taken
IPrmce   Rupert  a   week ago but the
Hon   of  |)r. Uavis  waa she  woaN
have  survived   the   trip  owing to
weakened eondldion.     Mrs.   Ward,
"of the deceased, had   nursed her
Among recent incorporations at Victoria is that of the Mahood Mines, Ltd.
for the purpose of operating the Divide group and other Salmon River
properties owned by Grant Mahood.
*Mr. Mahood is a pioneer of  1910  here
D ,, ,   and has operated in   the  Salmon River
Harrv   Hansen   and .r
section for vears. Among the properties which he located and sold was
the Bush Limited. The Divide group
which he located last summer has a big
surface showing of sensationally rich
silver ore. A recent assay return
gave *?W)2 to the ton.
The danger of lire, methods of protection, insurance rates, the local water
system and such matters were briefly
referred to. H. P, Gibson ailed as
chairman of the meeting and W. E.
Reiniiard was elected permanent secretary for the (ire brigade.
Following the general meeting the
heads of departments met under direction of Chief Rogers and   discussed Ihe
| and  night   with   the   assistance   of   requirements to make   Ihe force as  ef-
ladles  of  the   town.     Deceased
''���' her hnshsid UXJ   sister in
*:i ' ll  daughters, the youngeel
1 mb, ti..* pet ���f the camp
���m,���*wiUbea��fcii4t|-.lltie*Wee
MO Sunday in.rning,  fee. H. tl k
������"" n��W|Mnf   ind  th
remains
takes, ia the siwHhj probably
t��g   Irlltn.
flcient as possible. A subscription
cemsaittee Is no v at work. Smith Bros.
whose Im Uling was threatened the
��� ���ther day, offered to head tbe list with
$jo to show their appreciation, and to
give in nr If required.   As a number of
thing ��� -quired to   put "      I]
utus in shape, eonsiderabis money will
have to be raised.
SANK OFFICES WILL fit MOVED Btowttl  News company
*"**u*      in prises  for  Honda) night's dsaee a
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""Easter Services.
11 a.m., (Jelebration 11> ly Communion:
7:;io p in .   Evening Prayer, foil
by Holy Communion.
Special   in isic   at   evening  sen
The  following   have kindl* offered  to
u^ ist:   Mrs.   Cameren,  soprano;   Mr.
Murphy, tenoi . Mr.   McKnight, violin
ist, with   Mr.  Cameron at tl
As seating accommodation  is lin
ii would bi   advi abli  foi   thi   ��� ���
gallon to come early.
HYDER COMMISSIONER ARRIVES.
Johi   I   Ri  d who Im.- been
ted commissioner for the  new I)   msde
'   irding  district, ui i ���.
lay and        ���    s
m in have .
'  will lie Hied   in II
orrinion of Canada
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ALL
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Department oi Finance
persons residing in Canada, employed in Can. da, or carrying on
business in Canada, are liable to a tax
on income, t's follows:���
1 Every unmarried person, or widow, or
widower, without dependants as defined by the
Act, who during the calendar year I9i9 received or
earned SI,009 or more.
2. All other individuals who during the
calendar year 1919 received or earned $2,000 or
more.
3. Every corporation and joint stoc!' company
whose profits exceeded ?2,CijO during the fiscal
year ended in 1919.
Forms
<-   to  be  used in filing
^^^^^     returns on or before
the 30th ol April, 1920.
ALL INDIVIDUALS other than
farmers and ranchers must use
. v;n T 1.
FARMERS AND RANCHERS
must use Form T IA.
RPORATIONS and joint
s ck col ipa ties musl use fc.m
r 2.
Pen illy
General Instructions.
Phl/in I'lirms !rom the Inspectors or
Vs, stant Inspectors of Taxation or from
Pos I masters.
[���'fill carrfi'lly all instructions on
Form before BHln \ il In
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men ti forwarded by mall to Inspectors of
raxation.
Make your returns prompt!   and avoid
penalties
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V    ! R|   \DNGR. PAGE TWO
PORTLAND   CANAL   NEWS, Stewart, B. C, April 3, 1920
#OrfI.lllD   CillKll   &t\B0        ago was heroicly overcome, it must   be j ThlS fine jewelry
JAMES CULLINS   -   - Publisher
admitted lack of organization was  apparent.
A  newspaper published  in the
interests of the Salmon River,     Real estate activity continue3 but the
Portland Canal, Alice Arm and lumber shorta^ is proving 3 drawback
Anyox mining districts. j to building.    The small local  mill   is
 1 turning out as  much  lumber  as con-
Subscription Five Dollars a year[ditioM permit     ,t js  reported  that
Advertising  Rates: . several scow'oads from outside are  on
Display advertising, 50c per inch , ,   ,      .. ..       �����
per issue I or('er and when these arrive the  situa-
Reading notices, 2",c per line.        j tion will be considerably relieved.
Special position display or reading, 25 per cent, above ordinary
run of rates.
Certificate of Improvement $1">
(if more than one claim, $2.50 for
each additional claim mentioned).
Land notices, $7.
Coal notices, $5.
No advertising accepted for
First Page.
This newspaper has  in preparation   a
' special illustrated  edition which will be
| in convenient form  for reference up to I
date  information relating to the mines
and  prospects of the  Portland  Canal
mineral area.   The price per copy will
STEWART, B. C, April 3, 1920'be25c.
Organization   of afire  b igade  was,1    An election of fire  wardens  wil,  be
the best thing undertaken  by the res- held  soon  as the  term of  the present
idents of Stewart since the town  was . wardens has about expired.
given a new lease on life.   There  was ' -^������������������-^���������
more or less talk of such an  organiza-, LAND ACT
tion   before.     But   procrastination   is  Prince  Rupert  Land District   District
human.   It took the small  butmenac-1    2,fA&iI?slar:.      tKnf    W;ii*��m  ��..���,.���
TAKE,  notice  that    William   Henry
ing blaze of last Friday week to   wake : Campbell of   Stewart.   B.C.,   occupa-
the town up.    It is a pity the old water 'tion lumberman,  intends  to apply  for
' J . permission to lease the  following de-
company  is  defunct.     But it is said | scribed land:
Commencing at a post planted on the
comer of lot 434, about 60 feet northeast from the international boundary
line, Canada-Alaska, thence 1000 feet
northerly to NW corner; th- nee 300
partment is necessary.   In the selection  feet easterly to NE corner; thence 1000
of Frank J. Rogers as  chief the  town   {**}   southerly   to  SE  corner; thence
oOO westerly to point of commencement
has a man  with the necessary exper-(  ��� WILLIAM HENRY CAMPBELL
ience    gained    in     similar    northern j    Dated Feb. 9, 1920. 38-48
towns.    While the fire of a few nights
plans for resumption are maturing.
However, hearty moral and liberal financial support of the volunteer fire de
WATER   NOTICE.
Diversion and  Use.
TAKE NOTICE that the LONG LAKE
POWER COMPANI LIMITED, whose
address Is ltoom 7;)0 Rogers Building,
Vancouver, B.C., will apply lor a licence'
to take and use lfiOO cubic feet per
second of water out of Cascade Creek,
which Hows westerly and southerly and,
drains into Salmon Hiver at about the:
International Boundary Line between!
British Columbia and Alaska. The water!
will be diverted from the stream at a1
point below the falls in said creek about,
the boundary line between lots 40-1 a. i
the Money Mineral Claims, and 4017. the
Sure Money Mineral Claim, in Cassiar
District, and will be used for power
purposes upon the land described as
Lots 4042 and 4043, Cassiar distr.ct.
This    notice   was    posted    on    the
ground on    March fifth,    1920. A copy j
of this notice and an application pursuant    thereto,    and    to    the    "Water.  Act, I
lllll",   will   be   fged   in   the   office   of   thel
Water   Recorder  at   Prime   Rupert.    Oh-j
Jectlona to the application may  be filed
with   the   said   Water   Recorder   or   with
the Comptroller of  Water  Rights,   Parliament  Buildings,  Victoria,  B. C, with-j
in thirty days  after  the first  appearance
oi   this notice in a local newspaper.
The description of the territory with-1
in which its powers in respect to the !
undertaking are to be exercised is '���
Salmon River District, British Colum
bia
WM. A. HODGSON
Paints Anything
STEWART, B.C.
HYDER, Alaska
store near home
We want your rin- to send you
one of our new catalogues, so ihat
you may see what a splendid stock
we keep for a town of this size.
Many of the prices are extra special because prices have advanced
since our catalogues were ordered,
and we will fill all orders sent in
from the catalogue at least till New
Years.
We will be personally responsible
for the quality of all goods sold and
will cheerfully refund the purchase
price if you are in any way dissatisfied, besides you have the
chance to drop in on us any time
you are in Rupert and have any
changes made.
We have carefully gone over our
prices and a glanoe will show you
that we are able to compete with
any order far or near.
We will also send you several
Souvenir post cards of Prince Rupert.
BULGERS JEWELRY STORE
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Tha Store of Wurth and Beauty
THE HOUSE OF GOOD EATS
Northern
Grill
Lawley & Smith
Private Boxes for Ladies
and Dinner Parties.
King Edward Hotel bldg.
STEWART,  B. C.
PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.
JOHN  HOVLAND
ASSAYER
HYDER - ALASKA
DALBY B. MORKILL
MINING SURVEYOR
B. ('. Land Surveyor
STEWART, Ii. C.
P. A. JENNS
ASSAYER and CIVIL ENGINEER
HYDER, ALASKA
Gold  and  Silver,  $l!.7.*i
Copper,  fl.fiO
Lead, $1.50
PROVINCIAL   ASSAYER
D.   R.  WILLEMAR
Assayer to the Sliver Standard  Mine
New Hareltcn, B. C.
W. G. ANDERSON, B.A., L.L.B.
BARRISTER  and   SOLICITOR
601-603 Vancouver Block
Vancouver,  B. C.
References  Bank of Nova Scotia
STEWART LAND COMPANY, UM
ROBERT M. STEWART, Presiden
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE
FINANCIAL AGENTS
Bead Office: 101 Pemberton Block Victoria  I: i
Wanted: Listings of Properties for Sale or Lease
STEWART LAND CO., Ltd. Fifth St., STEWART R
C.X.L. FORCITE GELATIN
WITH NO. 8 CAP
Will Give Satisfactory Results
CANADIAN EXPLOSIVES LIMITED
PRINCE RUPERT VANCOUVER
J. R. WILLIAMS
PROVINCIAL ASSAYER
MO Tiiurlow Street, Vancouver, B. C.
MODERATE   PRICE8
ACCURACY GUARANTEED
P. W. RACEY
MINING   ENGINEER
Examinations   and   Consultation
736 Granville St.     Vancouver. B.C.
JOHN   MELLOR
-GENERAL MERCHANDISE--
Direct importer of Groceries,   Men's   Furnishings,   Clotl      ,   BooUand
Shoes, Rubber Goods,   Miners' Supplies,   Hardware,   '!  ba
P.O. BOX 95
Stewart, B.C.
All Stages Stop at
TOOTH'S
SMOKE
SHOP
And take notice that the petition
of the  said   app leant   for approval of  WILLIAM REID TOOTH,   Proprietor
its undertaking will be heard  at a date
to be fixed by the comptroller, and that   Soft drinks Solo   Tables
any interested person may file an objection thereto in the office of the
Comptroller or of the Water Recorder
at Prince Rupert aforesaid.
I.ONQ LAKE  POWER COMPANY
Hotel
Hyder
HYDER, ALASKA
M. R. JAMESON,   Prop.
GATEWAY   TO SALMON    HIVER
Grossman, Lamb & Holland
BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS
Notaries Public
STEWART,
B.   C.
A. C. HOPE,
A.R.I.B.A.
ARCHITECT
Metropolitan Bldg.,
Vancouver, B.C.
Mail order plans.
No dealers
REASONABLE
CHARCES
ROSS &
ROSS
BARRISTERS
SOLICITORS
NOTARIES
PUBLIC
Stewart,
B.C.
BROWN, FRASER & COMPANY, Ltd
1150 HOMER STREET, VANCOUVER, B. C.
Phone Sey. 7155
LIMITED.
Hy Charles F. Caldwell,
A (rent.
The date of the first  publication of
this notice is the 27th day of March, 1920.
Everybody Welcome
Wait There   for Stewart-Hyder
Stage    Line
STEWART, B. C.
Men's Furnishings
Wholesale Dry Goods
SEARSON & RUSSELL
230 Cambie Street       -        VANCOUVER, B. C.
88 JACKDRIFTER
Big Brother to the Jackhammer
THE LATEST AND FASTEST ROCK DRILL
Designed and Made in Canada
Set- CHAS. SANGSTER about it
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Compressors
Steel   Rdils &  Accessour ,
Stesm   Boilers
Steam   Engines
Gasoline   Engines
Pi Ince Rupert from
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Hoists
Wire Rofe
Cre Cars
Portable Sawmill Outfits
Car Wheels and Axles
Train Service;
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MONDAY,   \\ l i.\i BDA\   and SATI Uli
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VAMCCXJVER. B. ( PORTLAND   CANAL   NEWS, Stewart, B. C, April 3, 1920
PAGE THREE
KING EDWARD HOT
R. C. M0S5LEY, PROP.
[eadquarters for Milling and Commerce of Portland
Canal Salmon River and Hear Kiver mining districts
Gi ill in Connection
STI'.WART, 15. C.
BRITISH COLUMBIA1 EXCHANGE GRILL
Send to GEO. D. TITE, Prince Rupert
For anything in Hoiine Furnishings, Dining Room and hiving Room
Furniture, Brass and Iron Ued.s, Spring.-- and Mattresses' all sizes in
Stock.
We carry tlie largest stock of Fancy Qooda and Toys in northern B. C.
and can till every requirement in these lines.
Ask for our prices on Community Ware.    We stock only the best.
Window Ulinds and Drapery of every description.   Ask for samples
and prices.
GEO. D. TITE
the Complete House Furnisher
WESTMINSTER IRON WORKS
JOHN REID, Proprietor
ORE TRUCKS, ORE BUCKETS, PLATE WORK,
PATTERNS, FORGINGS, SMOKESTACKS, ETC.
ENGINEERS AND MACHINISTS
Iffice and Plant, 66 Tenth St.      i/cw Westminster, B,
n
GEORGE J. FRIZZELL
MEATS . . . PROVISIONS
e
sme 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
,L Pin NOW
!ii NURSE OF
PREMIER MINE
i luneement that Dale L. Pitt'
pointed general manager at
Premier mine has been  received
���; deal of satisfaction.   The
k:    i     "f R.K.  Nei 1 was  not un-
I       i   he had other import nt in-
f'       ich required his attention.
I'itl   returned   last    Friday from
" when he attended a meeting
"f i ha Premier Cold (fining
! i   o  engineers accompanied Mr.
return.   They  are Meaera.
and Hansen of  the Amer-
t a  Refining  Co   stair.
i  in   charge of   the installa-
concentrator plant) eqnip-
��� Inch   is now  on the gr and.
j of their product at a premium of 18 per
j cent in the United State-     In the case
of the Bollinger, where about   124,000
is being produce 1   daily, the  added net
revenue runs to large figures.
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
i Has produced Minerals valued as follows:  Placer Gold, $75,436,103;
Lode Gold,   $97,121,786;   Silver,   .<UG,839#3i;   Lead,   $42,294,251;
Copper, $145,741,069; Other Metals (zinc, iron, etc.), $13,929,817;
'Coal and Coke, $187,147,652; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc.,
I?28,843,272l making its Mineral Production ho the end of 1919 show
AN AGGREGATE VALUE OF $637,353,581.
The substantial progress of the Mining Industry in this Province
is strikingly exhibited in the following figures, which show the value
of production for successive five-yar periods: I-'or all years to 1895,
J inclusive, $94,547,241; for five years, 1896-1900, $57,605,967; for
five years, 1901.1905, $96,509,968; for five years, 1906-1910, $125,-
534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $112,072,603; for the year 1916,
$42,290,462; for the year 1917, $37,010,392; for the year 1918,
$ 11,782,'.7 1.
PRODUCTION DURING LA8T TEN YEARS, $313,976,022.
Lode milling has only b?en in progress for about 20 years, ami
nut 20 per cent, of the Province has been even prospected; 300,000
square miles of unexplored mineral-bearing land are open for pros-
[teef ing.
'Ihe mining laws of this Province are mure liberal and the fees
lower (ban those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any
Colony in (he British Empire.
Mineral locations arc granted lo discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may
I e , btained gratis by addressing
THK HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES, Victoria, British Columbia.
Harry Hanson is now located in  Stewart with a
Big Stock of Plumbing- Srpplies.
ALL the hot water you can use within
30 minutes after you start the fire, by
using Harry Hanson's Patented Hot
water Heater. One hundred and sixty-
five are now in use in Prince Rupert
and fifty in the surrounding district.
Every user a booster. You don't know
hot water comforts until you have seen
these results. Twenty Dollars is the
cost and there is no charge if you are
not sati fied.
OESULTS will surprise and please
you. Wall radiators can also be run
from your hot water boiler and other
rooms heated with no extra cost of
f jel. Any coal range or cooking stove
c .n be fitted and the drauuht not interfered with. Baking qualities of range
just as good.   For particulars write
HERMAN & McEWEN
Proprietors
BAKERY NOW OPEN
Bread, Pies, Pastry, etc.
We Never Close
SOFT DRINKS and CIGARS
STEWART, B.C.
Synoptic of    .
land M ��ia}B:'K3nk
^anc*
HARRY HANSON, the reliable plimber
STEWART,   B. C.
MILL AND MINING SUPPLIES
Lubricating Oil
machinery   compressor    air drill, etc.
! ELTING
Write   for   Prices
WESTERN OIL & SUPPLY CO.
VANCOUV   K. B. C.
CRAM
LIMITED
r-T
ECT IilG THINGS
>>   MANITOBA MINK
dlipatoh says  that  ������>
n ������ii,   expert!   and
be developing  the  I Iir
Ma   ���  ' a,   within
���  .   -' 0,000 aJi
patent work   i:
4km bail million ���
���m   j i ii iwmii,
I i ted   HX   sti
��ih ptvm atm >>t tie-
m aam*mmm* ai M
I rerriviiiKtilxmt
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���elf
540 Beatty St.
VANCOUUER, B. C
W
:���������-. :
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VALVES FITTINGS PIPE
STEAM GOODS   PL U .V1BERS SUPPLIES
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I.  F.  LAUCKS,,NC.
ASSAYERS
CHEMISTS MF fALLUTJGISTS
IBnuLT^iBI
Minimum price of first-claas land
reduced to jr an a. ru, second-class to
12 60 an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lai.ds only.
Records will be granted coTerin*- only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
und which Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
bul parties of not more than lour may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
nteessary Improvements on respectlrs
claims. w
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
five years and make Improvements te
value of JJO per acre. Including deer-
lug and cultivation of at least I acres,
before receiving Crown ('rant.
Where pre-omptor in occupation not
less than 3 years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because ot ill-health, or other cause, be
granted Intermediate certificate ot Improvement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence may be iBsued, provided applicant makei Improvements to extent of
MOO per annum and records same each
y*ar. Failure to make Improvements
cr-record same will operate aa forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained ln
less than i years, and Improvements
of 110 00 per acre. Including t acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.      �����
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
requires land in conjunction with his
firm, without actual occupation, pre-
vided statutory improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land.
Uneurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites-
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement condition*
For graaing and Industrial eerooees
areas exceeding i4�� acres amy be
leased by one person or compaay.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites en
timber land Dot exceeding 41 acres
may be purchased; conditions Include
payment ot stumpage.
Natural hay meadows inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of a raid
to them    Rebate ot one-half ol coat ��f
read,   not  exceeding  half of  purchaie
price, is made
1
15 V 1 IIS
GRANTS
PRE-EMPTCfRe'      FREE
��/ ACT.
The scope of this Act Is enlarged to
include all persona Joining and serving with His Majesty's /orcee. The
'.lme_ within which the heirs or InTlssss
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under this Act le extended
rrum for one year from the death ef
such person, as formerly, until one
year after Ihe conclusion of the preeeat
war Tins privilege Is also made retroactive.
No fees relating to preemptions are
due cr payable by soldiers ea ere-
emptlons recorded after June t�� lilt
Taxes ere remitted for five years
Provision for return ol moneys accrued, lue and been paid since August
i, J KM, on account of payments fees
or tsxes on soldiers' pre-emptleoa
Interest on agreemente to purchaee
.'if". ��,-; city Iots he*d *f members of
Allied Porccs, or dependents, acqu red
direct or Indirect, remitted from ,j.
llstmonl to March ll. IM#.
Sua-PURCHASERS OF CROWN a
LANDS. *
1'rovlslon    made    for    issuance    ef
rown grants to nub-purchasers nt
I ands. acquiring rights from
I rchaaers "ho failed to complete
purchase, Involving forfeiture, on fel-
tlUmont of conditions ot purchase Interest and taxes Where sub-purchasers ilo nol claim whole of original par-
cel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed ������n-porttonatcly over
"hole   area.       Applications   must   be
.ole BJ May  1,  1920.
GRAZJNG. '
���g   Act.   1KH.   for     systematic
devejoi ment of llvej-t.-k Industry pro-
v'ldw.  for  j-rasing  dlstrlets  and   range
administration    undVr    < 'oinmissloner
Annual grising permits Issued  based
��� n eumbers ranged; priority for i-stab-
X 'o-rs.       Stock-owners    may
i mi   \   loclatlons f.T range manage*
'  partis   i  '!��� ���   permlta
' i per* or travellers, uo
i
For information relating
to Salmon River, Portland
Canal and Alice Arm mining districts, apply to
O. B. BUSH
Mining Broker
Vancouver and Stewart
STEWART
NEWS
STORE
NEWSPAPERS, BOOKS
MAGAZINES
Agents for J. H. HirRch & Sons,
Montreal. Manufaturers of
Admiration, Colonial, Metro-
pole and Irving Cigars.
H. P. GIBSON, PROP.
STEWART, B. C.
"DEMERS"
Millinery
Ladies Ready to Wear
Latest Styles in Hats
kirts, Etc.
Write fur particulars
P.O. Box 327, PRINCE RUPERT
P. W. THOMAS
Successor to J. O. SulUvan
Assayer,
Chemist  and Metallurgist
?7<) Seymour Street,
Vancouver,     -      -     B. C.
HOTEL PRINCE RLTERT
Leading  hotel in northern
BRITISH COLUMBl \
H. It. R0CHK8TKR, HaMfsr
European Plan 11.60 pi r da* up
Subscril e   i ir   Portland   ' 'anal
This is the time for
Coughs and Colds
i a id don't lel them g
nil..
>ii;\\ MM ( liV IMIAiniA( ^ PAGE FOUR
PORTLAND   CANAL   NEWS, Stewart, B. C, April 3, 1920
DENTISTRY
OF QUALITY
AU Work
Guaranteed
HARRIS BROTHERS
IN NEW COMPANY
FOR EXPLORATION
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.
HEIK'KHKON  BLOCK
DR. ALFRED H. BAYNE
Dental Surgeon     PRINCE RUPERT
With Maj. Angus W. Davis, Duke
Harris of Hazelton, Al Harris of Stewart and associates, hav > organized a
mineral exploration company for oper-
aoion in this district. The men at the
head of the company are all well and
favorably known in mining circles.
Major Davi9 before going overseas was
one of the senior engineers on the staff
of the Consolidated Mining & Smeltfhg
Co. He was superintendent of the
Dolly Varden at Alice Arm until recently.
List Your Property With
MACFARLANE & MAHOOD, LTD.
GENERAL BROKERS
MINING, REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE
STEWART, B. C.
505 Crown Building
VANCOUVER, B. C.
Which?
49.1bs or 112.1bs
of Explosive
THESE figures represent the comparative quantities of SABULITE
and 40 p.c. dynamite used in actual tests to bring down   125 tons of
rock.    Thus, illustrating what war time necessity and  improved  efficiency has done for mining and engineering.
SABULITE, instantaneous in explosion, non-freezing even at "40
below," is also the safest explosive made. Cant be burnt, shot into, etc.
Write our engineer for any further information you require.
SABULITE
The Modern "T.N.T." Explosive
SABULITE EXLOSIVES, LTD
Office 470, Granville St., Vancouver, B.C.
Works:   Port Coqqitlam, B.C.
MAY SOLVE BUILDING PROBLEM.
H.W.M.Rolston of Victoria has j st
purchased the patent rights to the
Sawyer System Interlocking Concrete
Building block and intends th enter the
building contracting business in Stew-
art. The system is said to have ad-
vantages, and not only gives a fire
proof building but also a damp proof
one by reason of a six inch air space.
Building* constructed of this system '<
are said to be becoming popular.
We have just received on the last boat
a large shipment of
BEDS, COTS, SPRINGS and
MATTRESSES
Come ln and see our bedding, heavy warm blankets, Just the tlilng
for this weather.    Comforters, pillows, sheets, pillowcases, etc.
WATER NOTICE.
DIVERSION AND USE.
TAKE NOTICE that Lawrence &
Workman whot-e address is Stewart,
B.C., will apply for a license to take
and use two cubic feet of water per
second out of Barneys Gulch, which
flows westerly and drains into Bear
River about one mile from its mouth.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about seven hundred
feet easterly from the foot of mountain and will be used for power purposes upon the adjacent land described
as government wild land. This notice
was posted on the ground on the 14th
day of February, 1920. 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
Recorder at Prince Rupert, B.C. Objections to the application may be filed
with the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria B. C,
within thirty days after the first appearance of this notice in a local newspaper. The date of the first publication of this notice is March 6, 1920.
LAWRENCE & WORKMAN,
by E.R. Workman, Agent.
COAL STOVES WOOD STOVES
i HEATERS \
i
Don't forget that we carry a full line of
HARDWARE, TINWARE, Etc.
Complete lines of best Brands of
Groceries
i
We receive Fresh Fruit and Vegetables every boat.
STEWART TRADING COMPANY
OPP. GOVERNMENT TELEGRAPHS
Promptness and Courtesy
COAL
LADYSMYTH
WELLINGTON
SMITH BROS. Agents
IF  YOU   WISH   TO   SELL
Owners of bona-fide mining properties, who desire to dispose of their holdings,
will find it to their advantage to list their properties with this firm, as we
. have exceptionally wide business connections in Cana la, the United .**tat��'s
and other countries. We are in the market at all times to dispose of stocks
shares or meritorious mining properties. In matters of organization or finance ,
we will be glad to give you advice free of cost or obligation. Consult us with
regard to investments, stock promotions or any financial problem which you
may require advice upon. Ask to be placed on our mailing list fur our curren t
financial and investment review, which deals comprehensively with both the
domastic and foreign field.
BURDICK BROS. & BRETT, LTD.
, Stock, Bond and Investment Brokers
Mvmbcni ViaroBvrr St��< k Eirhasgs
HOTEL VANCOUVER
VANCOUVER, B. C.
PEMBERTnN
VICTORIA.
; : i
B, C
-f ��� v i J>   vir ' ���:.'���
Order Early
Hyder Entertainment.
Next Monday night in Hyder there
is to be a real old-fashioned "grand opening," the Miner.-i' Home hotel which
has been acquired b y Mrs. Anna Weiss
of Portland, Ore., throwing open its
doors to the public for a housewarming.
Every one is welcome, there will be
music, and if anyone feels like dancing
j they will not be denied. The festivities will start about 9 p.m., immediately following a meeting of the Hyder
Commercial Association.
BULL DOG OVERALLS, GAULTS SHIRTS
:    AND    :
STANFIELD'S UNDERWEAR
Stocked and Distributed by
GAULT BROTHERS LIMITED
Wholesale Dry Goods and Men's Furnishings
361 Water Street - - VANCOUVER, B.C
SALMON RIVER TRADING CO., Ltd.
Good Goods for Good People
The people of Hyder live on the best
and wear the best, and we supply it.
n+
Choicest (iroceries
Hill's Bro.s' Coffee
1 Talk about that Yukon flavor!)
Fresh Eggs
1 Billy Orr has the address of the hen!)
Clothing,   Uota md IwMi
Uubbera - Hoots and Shoes,    M���.������������ a**.��.iii*
BLANKETS      Sec our *p4*i��l line of NIFTY QUILTS
l.ijfht and Warm      All Colors
All kind* of HARDWARE.    Oil* and taauiinr
l>oor* and V\ indo*�� I	
SnowtlsMfl
TWO KM; snIRKS
HYDER, ALASKA
J   V   i l.M.i.    Minnur
Stewart Branch   has full lines of
Groceries
Gents' Furnishings
Dry Goods
Hoots and Shoes
Kuboers   ��,-. . �� MHn-, An4 children's
Hardware
STEWART, B.C

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