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Dolores Del Rio
in "Revenge"
Cumberland Islander
With which la consolidated Hie Cumberland News.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 1929.
Victoria I3a3r
In Cumberland
-Plan Big Time
Crowning of May Queen; Sports
for Young and Old; Big
Prizes for Parade
There was an unusually largo attendance at the Inltiul meeting culled I    The llnals in the ordinary touma-
for Saturday to consider Ihe ailvlsa-  ment completed lust week end proved
hllity of holding  tho  usual  24th  ot | to be very exciting. Messrs. Younger
May celebration.    The city of Cum-i and W. Ellis gaining first prize with
berland has celebrated Victoria Day I Messrs. J. Horbury and J. Wilkinson j campDe]l   River  power   applicants   produced
for the past thirty-live years and It | obtaining the second prize.
The card room at the Athletic Club
presents a busy scene these days, a
large number of the members having
entered the last cribbage tournament
which is being played on the "American" plan, everybody plays everybody, the games being i-ecarded on a
huge sheet in the hallway of the club.
The pair winning the most games on j
the completion of thetournamem will
receive handsome prizes.
Another Application For
Campbell River Water
Rights Received by Govt.
British Principals Reputed To Have Millions Available
Fifty-five Years Old
Third Oldest  Newspaper Published in British Columbia
The Nanaimo Free Press was flfty-
tivp years old on Monday last. It Is
the third oldest newspaper published
in British Columbia, being exceeded
in age by the Victoria Colonist and
the British Columbian of New Westminster. The former paper Is in its
seventy-first year, whilst the Columbian is in its sixty-ninth year. The
Copy of the first number of the Nanaimo Free Press, published on April
16th, 1S74, is preserved in the office
of the Free Press, and has by lapse
of time become a historic document
and fs well worth examining.
We extend congratulations to the
Nanaimo Free Press with the hope
that prosperity will continue to shine
for the old paper for another fifty-
live years.
was the unanimous opinion of those The members of the Cumberland
present at the meeting that the cele- Public Library Association will meet
bratlon should be held again In 1929. | in the Athletic Hall on Sunday when
There was a great ileal of business j the matter of purchase of new books
transacted, all committees were ap-1 will be brought up.
pointed and given power to go ahead! ^ —	
and make their arrangements. The NftnailTlO Ffee PfCSS
finance committee and sports com
mittee will be the first to get into
action as the whole celebration hinges
on the amount of money to be collected. The finance committee, ably led
by Mr. E. W. Blckle, however do not
anticipate any difficulty In raising as
much money as in former years. Just
as soon as the finance committee
can give an idea as to how much
money can be expended, the sports
committee will get busy and draft
up a programme. After the election
of officers a discussion w<as held on
the advisability of having a May
Queen or not. The question was thoroughly discussed when it was unanimously decided to have a May Queen
to be chosen from the school children
and by the school children of Cumberland's was the case last year.
Messrs. P. R. Shenstone and U. Apps,
principals of the High, and Public
Schools respectively, to be In charge
of the arnnrgements for choosing the
Queen. Before the meeting closed.
Mr. Apps. ns president of the Upper
Island School Sports for this year,
addressed the meeting in an endeavor
to obtain the feeling of the promoters
of the 24th of May sports in regard
to the holding of the Upper Island
Schol Sports on the 23rd of May. This
date Bald Mr. Apps had been mentioned at the last meeting of the school
sportg committee as a most likely
date. Instead of the Slrd of June Spv
eral of the committee of the 24th of
May Sports spoke on the matter and
whilst ln full sympathy with the argument put forward by Mr. Apps, that
3rd of June In t erf erred with the ei-
amfnations, it was felt that the 23rd
of May was not a suitable day to hold
the school sports -and on motion of
Mr. C. J. Parnham it was unanimously resolved to ask the school sports
committee to hold their celebration
on tbe 3rd of June, as in former years.
M. J. H. Cameron introduced the
matter of a fire-works display on a
lavish scale, claiming that displays
of former years had not been beyond
the "cracker" and ''rip-rap" stage.
He was of the opinion that if a really
good fireworks display was put on
many people would stay in town during the evening to witness the show.
He sincerely hoped, funds permitted,
that the sports committee would Include such a display In the program.
In answer to a query the chairman,
Mayor Alex Maxwell said there was
a balance in hand from last year of
$169.58 a very creditable balance In
view of the very extensive programme
carried out last year. A plea was also
made for a better parade than ever
for this year's celebration, the chairman notifying the meeting, that whilst
be had not been Infomed officially,
he was led to believe that some of
the fraternal societies Intended entering floats ln the parade. It was felt
by the meeting that if more or all of
the fraternal societies In the district,
and owners of automobiles and trucks
would enter the parade with their
decorated vehicles, a substantial parade prize list would he the result.
About $100 wus given last year for
the parade prize list and it was felt
that tliis could easily be doubled if
more of the societies am) automobite
owners would enter the parade. If
secretaries of fraternal societies
would notify the secetary of their intention to enter the parade, nrnnge-
ments could he made at once for the
amount to he set aside for prizes.
The full list of officers elected was
as follows:
Hon. President —U.-Col C. W. Vllllers.
Hon. Vtco-PrfesidentB—T. Graham,
and T. H. Williams.
Director of Ceremonies—Mr. E. T.
President—Mayor   Alex.   Maxwell.
Secretary—W. Henderson, Jr.
Treasurer—A. MacKinnon.
Sports   Committee—J.    L.    Brown,
(By special corespondent)
VICTORIA, April 19.—Yesterday, the last day of grace for
a surprise in the
appearance of a fourth corporation candidate for consideration
at the Water Board's session May 16. This is the Strathcona
Power & Pulp Company, Ltd., gazetted yesterday, of which the
provincial sponsors are E. P, Bremner, of Vancouver, and Gavit
H. Burns, Victoria, both previously identified with the Campbell
River Power Co. British principals reputedly have ten million
dollars available and now own over one billion feet of pulping
paper on the Upper Island with facilities for serving two billion
feet more. Bremner, Leckie, Ker, Honton and associates,
formerly had an option on the Campbell River Power Co. interest,
the original stakers of this power by
veteran cruiser, Michael King.and had
spent ninety-three thousand dollars
In promotion of contemplated works
and Industries, thirty-three thousand
i In Government holdings charges. The
new Incorporation and restaklng are
Upper Island School
Sports To Be Held
On May The 31st
G. E. Apps, Principal of Cumberland Public School at
Head of Annual
A meeting of teachers connected
with the Upper Island School sports
was held on Monday night and officers elected to make arrangements
for this year's celebration. After due
consideration, and careful thought
given to various days suggested on
which to hold the sports, It was finally decided that Friday, May the 31st
would be the most suitable day. It
was explained at the meeting that the
3rd of June was a little too late for
the sports as It Interferred with the
high school examinations. The 23rd
of May had been suggested aa a good
day for the sports but the meeting
of the 24th of May celebration held
on Saturday night went on record as
being opposed to the May 23rd date
and asked the sponsors of the school
sports to hold their affair on the usual
date, June 3rd.
A change will be made this year
as due to the expense and difficulties
in securing transportation, Nanaimo
and other schools outside of Mr. Gow-
er's inspectorate are not being included In the sports.
Departing from the custom of former years of giving bronze medals to
winners, the meeting went on record
as favoring the presenting of rlbbona,
suitably printed. It was also decided
to present each school with a parchment' roll of honor on which thc
names of the winners and their records will be entered.
Any cups donated for annual competition held by schools must be seut
In with the entry fee before May 17th
to the secretary. Mr. Henry Watson,
In the election of officers. Cumberland teachers were successful in gaining leading positions, Mr. George K.
Apps becomes president; other officers being: vice-president, Mr. H. E
Blackmore; secretary, Mr. Henry
Watson (Cumberland); treasurer,
Mr. J. Swanson; chairman of grounds
committee, Mr. F, It. Shenstone.
H.M.S. Colombo
Here July the 5th
Mr. J. Vernon-Jones, secretary of
tlie Cumberland Cricket Club reports
reported necessitated hy official can-1 having received word from the sports
cellatlon of all previous rights and I officer, T. P. Coode, of H. M.S. Co-
non recognition of options. The \ lombo that his vessel will be at Co-
Strathcpna Company's proposal 1b to mox on July the 5th and will remain
build and operate large paper plants until July 31st and intimates that the
as wellas to sell power for railways, cricketers of the Colombo will be
smelter, mining, lumbering, domestic | very pleased io arrange llxtures with
and other purposes. The Canadian j tlie Cumberland cricketers. Mr. Coode
Crown Wllliamette proposal is limit- j says "everyone on thc Colombo is
ed to development of power for its | inking forward with pleasure to their
own works which would seemingly j stay in B.C. which will be a welcome
handicap smelter, railway and mtn- change after some of the places they
ing development plans  for northern l have been in."
Vancouver Island.   The proposals cf! 	
the British Columbia Power Corpora-: SEAPLANE  AT
| tion, otherwise the B.C.E.R. Co. are j
j primarily concerned with power sale,. ■ uiujai/uia   u/inxi
its arangements if any for obligatory I
industrial utilization not yet being1 0n Wednesday monrlng a huge
disclosed. Report suggests an agree- seaomne ?*»« low ove'' lhe cit>*
ment with this largest electrical In- caUsetl ('uitti " i,urry of ^Itement,
terest of the province  or  •» -I""8 ^^^ «*«' i;  *■'* >' l1""'1
original Campbell River Power Corn-
will   the > more especially When It was le.irnei
that the plane  had  alighted  ou the
lake. We are given to understand
that the plane will be here tor two
or three days, Flying officer L. H.
Weedoil is in charge and accompany-
pany.hy Consolidated Smelters look-j
Ing to assurance of adequate power j
for its coast copper and associated j
mining  works  operation  of a  large I
Upper Island smelter and the incident- \in« """ :"v ''"■""r:'' s"v,i,v-i :i:id "v
al development of a new city of great
er  importance   than  Trail   plus  the
eventual electrification  of the entire
I C. Atwood of the Royal Canadian Air
! Force. They are here for lho purpose
i of an aerial survey and for the taking
Island railway system and its project-|ot' Photographs.
ed extensions both to Quatslno and
Long Beach on the western coast.
The Campbell River Power Company's
application still stands, this company
also offering both pulp and paper
manufacturing and power sale programmes. With millions of potential
dividend dollars Involved in the utilization of Elk Falls power, agitation
has recently been growing for the adoption, provlncially, of the power concession policy of other provinces,
notably Quebec, where all power
franchises are sold at auction to highest bidders, the country thereby gaining appreciable permanent revenue.
Maternity Benefits and State
Health Insurance Commission.
The current Gazette also announces
that appointment as a royal commission on Maternity Benefits and State
Health Insurance of C. F. Davie,
chairman. Doctors Borden and GHUs,
W. F. Kennedy and George Pearson,
all members of the Legislature and
therefore serving gratuitously, These
will meet almost Immediately for organization and the initiation of their
work with C. H. Gibbons, secretary
and technical officer to the commission.
Mr. J. Mulrhead, of Vancouver, the
consulting electrical engineer engaged
by the corporation of the city of Cumberland to undertake a survey of tho
assets of tlie Cumberland Electric
Lighting Company arrived In town on
.Monday and mot the city fathers In a
Bpeoinl committee meeting. On enquiry at the city ball the Islander
waa Informed that at present there
was nothing for publication.
Explosion Occurred While Men
Were Fighting Fire
Ladies' Auxiliary Report Good
Demand for Tickets
The ladles' auxiliary of the Cum-'
berland General Hospital report that
the siile nr tickets tor the animal ball
to bo held lonlghl In the llo-llo
Dance ll.ill litis li.cn very good and'
they look forward to .1 record attend-
! ance.   11 any in tin. residents nt Cum-;
i berland have not purchased u ticket
they aro :,^,;i u, journey to the llo-
I Ilo tonlBlit and drop their dollar In I
I the box.   li il,,,;, not matter ir one is.
I not able 11, dance.   Excellent refreshments are going to be served and in
Dean Quainton
Pleases With
Witty Lecture
Popular Dean of  Victoria Cathedral in Brilliant
Fernie -Ten mine workers wore
severely burned about tlie face and
hands Saturday afternoon In an accident which occurred while they
were lighting Are In tlie unused workings of Number One, oast mine, Coal
Creek Colliery, of the Crow's N'est
Pass Coal Company, near here. The
explosion, or outburst of gas was tn
the fire area, while streams of water
were being poured Into the fire. It
forced the flames and steam hack upon the workers. They managed to
escape, but suffered painful Injuries.
Names of Injured
John Caufield, pit boss; J. I'lem-
lug Singleton, F. Mallta. William
Turner, Joseph Halle, Alf Qronipton.
R. TowiiHley, James Wilkinson and I
William  Kflveas,
Department   Acts Quickly
Victoria.—Upon  word  that an  ac-;
cident   had   occurred  at  the   Kemle
mines being received at thc Depart
ment of Minos, stops were taken at
once by  Hon.  W. A.  McKenzle,  Min-1 flrsl Anm'x ot Sectlou • o( Pflrt vin
ister of the Department, to see that 'uf tllL' Tl'l'il|.v "'' VersalUas.
expert assistance from Victoria should
be made available.
James  Dickson, chief Inspector  of
mines,   left   at   once  for  tho   scene.
"Let us lake care that in laughing
at the manners and customs of our
forefathers we must remember that a
generation hence our forebears will
be laughing at us. if there is one
thing that 1 ask the young people or
today, it is this; preserve in some
addition to helping a worthy cause I Permanent form your photographs so
you will probably meet some friend j1f,at 9oni(i humour and amusement
whom you have not seen for years.' ma>' he provided for those who will
Indications point to a large coating- lIve a hundred years hence in what
ent from outside points being present, may be a gloomy and difficult age."
from Parksville south to Campbell These words, the linking paragraph
Itiver at the north of ihe Island, The paragraph In a witty, humorous lec-
general admission has been placed at Iture delivered by Dean Quainton in
on0 dollar and refreshments will be thfl Parish Hall, Cumberland on Mon-
served by an energetic ladles' com- day night when he spoke ou "the man-
mlttee, | ners and customs of young people of
  j today as compared with the manners
Ulanrl faepe Refnra and CU8toma of thelr Krailtl-ijart-'Ilta"
ISiailU  vaSCO  UCIUIC  Ti,  lecture was given under the aus-
^                  l~, * j    i Pices   of  the   Holy   Trinity   Amateur
UOUrt     rOr    AwardSI Theatrical Society before a very large
  ' house. Dean Quainton ripened his lee-
Many  Cases  from   Loss of Ss. tur* witn references to the manners
Hesperian                      laml cu8t°ma l,'at prevailed during the
 — I reign or George IV; and then led his
Details of the claims from Vancouv-; audience step by stop to the present
or Island points for enemy damage
during the Greal War are reported by
the commissioner for Canada (Mr.
James Friel) in Volume Two of the
_ j Reparations Report- to ascer tal n
whether such  claims  arc  within   the
The list does not Include any resi-
j dents nt Comox district, but .Messrs.
: James W. and Robert Thompson. 255
Nlcol street and 263 Nieol street. Na-
j naimo  entered
: passengers on tlv
; claimed for loss of personal effects.
r, in the cise ut Robert Thompson the
claims.     Hnth
■ Hesperl:
catch! ig the afternon steamer for
Seattle, which materially assisted in
a shortening of the time which would
be consumed in reaching tho scene of
the accident.
Joseph Halle, mentioned in the 1 Um °r e(r°cta of 8el( Il,ui tamn* In
above despatch as one of those burn- j lno eflae °r J' w- Thompson tbe sura
ed,  is  of  Nanaimo,  and  early   this I(lf *804'75 is recommended.
week   his   parents,  Mr.  and   Mrs.   1.1 	
Hallo, Robbing street; received a tele-l ^WOUld    ExtfillO
age. Vivid pictures or ladies wearing
hoops, young gallants wearing, elongated top hats, sweet maidens worrying over the "14" starched petticoats
of the crinoline period were cleverly
portrayed by the speaker, and with
equal humour und cynicism were tlie
"lead pencil" figures of the young
girls of today scored. "In the good
old times for which all of you long,''
tho Dean remarked, "there were no
such things of comfort, such as we
were now possess; no ga.s, no electric light,
nd each 'no telephones, no cars, no conveniences or tills modern age." When
"Puffing   Billy"   started   to   puff   his
claim is recommended for $874.25 for | Wll-V through the country side of England ft was considered in those days
as   a   device   of   the   devil.     When
matCehs were invented they were called LuclferB, because it was thought
gram from his brother, who is working at Fernie with him, which  was ;
laconic, but reassuring.   It said: "Joe
burned; not serious." i
Island Highway
; that that same gentleman was th«
[source of their creation." When Inter
! on the railways became more popular.
j not only did your friends come to say
rp      • - • q ) good-bye to you.  bin   it   was cilfltom-
1 O MCnZieS DAV  ary for the undertaker to be present,
r>     •     ~~f I       n ' »  'ami  each   Passenger  was  handed   a
rruise for lhe  rrtnteT Preliminary Survey Now Under card b-vtnfs thoughtful man. no doubt
  \\i\y ,|0 be used in case or emergency.   It
 _ ( was  quite  the  proper  thing  to  get
The    Courtenay-Comox    Hoard    of  thoroughly drunk at  the end of the
Trade,  after   conducting   a   personal  day, and end the last meal under the
examination by sixteen of Its members , able. Chaperons were In great demand
s   May   rout- ' and kept a stern eye on their charges.
Bay, has de-1 Oyer and over again, the Dean had his
heed Pearse, of  audience iu peals of laughter as he
Courtonay and  Mr. J. N   McLeod. lo   portrayed the manners and  customs
Victoria  with another proposl-   of "the good old days." But the pro-
Mr. G. il. Snowdou. the travelling
representative of tho Royal Tailoring Company of Toronto who was In
Cumberland during the week paid a
great  tribute to  thc  islander.    This  of  the  proposed   Men*
office printed  some posters for Mr.(from Campbellton to th
Snowden and bo was so pleased with   cided tc
tho service that ho came down spe
dally to tho office and congratulated  8° '
tbe stall on their efforts. It is word-* tion to th
of praise such ns was rocolved from Works for
Mr. Snowden ihat spurs us on to still
better service. The tailoring representative said he had travelled all
over B.C. and he had received much
better work and service in Cumberland than any place he had been  in
lepartmenl   of   Public  sent ago also came in for their full
construction. share of humorous witticisms.   "In-
When a deputation from fhe district j dlvldually I think the young lady of
s.iw Hon. N. S. Loiighced, Minister of today looks very charming with her
Public Works, during the session, ho bob cut, short skirts and varied col-
expresse i the view thai the logging ors, but put a down of them in a row
operators  should   asslsi   tho   depart- [ and look at them from the back and
service  between   thoselwo  points  every Sunday until further notice.
On   the  Sunday   schedule   for  the
spring mouths the Blaine will leave
Nanaimo at 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. aud on
return will leave Vancouver at lft a.m.
=== | and 7:15 p.m,   When the Motor Prln-
(chalrman), S. Cough, D. Bannerman.!ceaH •» DU' '" 8ervf(;e on m* route on
Princess Elaine to
Give Sunday Service
Commencing Sunday, April 28, tho
C.P.R. motor ferry steamer Princess
Blaine  operating  between   Vancouver
.... ...    , ,  m     i „i i     pose   un ess    l   maintains   the   closest
and Nanaimo will give a daily double i ■ ...
of contact  with the world at largo,
and   consequently   practically   every
foreign   country   was   represented   at
the conference.
The speakers  illustrated  their  lec-
T .E. Banks, W. Williams, Joe Horbury, H. Walker, J. Hill, F. Martin,
A. Maxwell Jr.
Publicity Committee—Mrs. 0. Cameron (chairman), J, Vernon-Jones, J,
Thompson, R. Yates.
Judges—John Horbury (chairman),
| May 23rd this schedule will be ehang-
j ed slightly.
(chairman), G. E. Apps, R. Strachan,IJJ*^*'_McNaughton. M.L.A.. P, R
H. B. Murray, J. Cameron, H, Water-
field, R. T, Brown, A. Thompson, M.
Finance Committee—E.  W.  Blckle,
Shenstone, C. J. Parnham, J. Wiliams,
J, C .Brown, J. Sutherland. Dr. E. R
Hicks, W. Eadie, C. O'Brien, R. Coe.
A. W. Neill Taken
111 At Ottawa
I The many friends of Mr. A. W. Neill,
member of the federal house for tills
[district will be sorry to bear that he
, was seized with a fainting spell and
'■ had to bo removed to his apartmeu
Supervised Play
Need of B.C. Schools
Mrs. MacNaughton Gives a Few
Of Her Impressions Gained
At Educational Conference
Among the many representatives
from all over tlie world at the fourth
National Educational Conference of
Education held at Vancouver, April
the 8th to 13th was Mrs, G. K. MacNaughton to represent the Cumberland  Hoard  of School Trustees, and
Inspector Gower.    Crowds  of  people j executive council of Aiborfa and chief
were waiting in the rain outside the .electoral officer of that province, when
Vancouver Theatre to gain admittance   addressing today the special commit-
' tee oftbe House or Commons reviewing the Dominion Elections Act.
This was one of the suggestion i
which Mr. Hunt brought befoh the
committee, While it moi with criticism from members from illicitly populated constituencies, those from the
western provinces expressed themselves favorably inclined to its consideration.
A. w. Neill. Independent, Comox
Ottawa. April 17,—By establishing
a uniformity in municipal, provincial
and federnl polling divisions of a permanent nature, with a revision of
polls once iii fifteen years, the costs
of elections would be reduced by at
least one-third, thus affecting a saving of many millions to the nation,
declared John S. Hunt, clerk of the
the beauty is all gone. They look all
alike, just as much as a lot of sheep."
A hundred years hence they will bo
referring to those days as 'the good
old days' and they will look back upon
us as old fashioned and very much
oul Of dale And the same old remark will be made, "what is the pre-
sent generation of young people coming to?" Referring to the young people or today the Dean said lie had a
great admiralion Tor them, They
would have nothing to do with humbug and hypocrisy, and in these days
it was the young who made the sac-
at cost, other offers will ho reduced j rifloes. In closing his lecture be pload-
to writing and taken to Victoria by  ed for a wider sympathy and under-
ment   i I   sec
the    i
would lie -evi
i :
a half
ami would set
i people and open
a payroll of $
a mo
lib ti
couver Island
Hair thc n
er wl
Ich i
e in-
vestlgators w
>;   041
aba n-
doned logging
the highway i
> 1
A prellmlnn
Vey  la
way, and van
ITS   tl
s true tlon are
mi ing
• log-
giig company
ill nr
l\e|   |
ed free, and i
lo   be
which shows the ureal interest taken
1 by the people nt Rrltlsh Columbia on
educational matters.
Education ill any country must necessarily fail to achieve Its full pur-
the delegation, which will
following resolution
'•That in tho Interests of the Comox
electoral district, the Hoard of Trade
urgos upon Lho government tho deslr
ability of continuing the Island Highway from Its present position to
Monzles Mtn forwlth "
iibmit the   standing amongst older people tor the
1 younger  generation
Starters—A.  S.  Jones   (chairman)
(chairman), C. Parnham, G. Cavin, T. j C. Formby, B. S. Abrams, T. Robert- | Whilst bis condition Is not considered
H. Mumford, Wm. Henderson, Jr., R. j eon, J. Vernon-Jones, R. T. Brown.  seriouH, his many friends throughout
T. Brown. |    Parade Committee—W. H. Cope, J.' the riding are greatly concerned over j great need for more supervised play | Ing, whilst Mr. Itegnn returned to th»
Grounds Committee—Wm. McLellanj Cameron, G. E. Apps.
his Illness.
Hetween the Simp
nnd the Savory.
The Dean's lecture was followed by
by a one-act comedy by members or
the Holy Trinity Amateur Theatrical
Society entitled "Hetwein the Soup
and  the  Savory.'1
The curtain rises to « scene depict-
i ing a kitchen lu a fashionable London
house. The cook ami the scullery
maid aro discovered at work preparing the dinner. Presently Ada. the
neat trim parlor maid comes in and
tells the cook that everything Is go-
Ing wrong, The -Master" is complaining about the meals, tho "Missus" is trying to smooth things over
well known bit; game !imi humour him. whilst Mr. Forbes
and the young lady an evidently going to break off their engagement for
some reason or other. "Homily", the
u itidy scullery maid takes n groat
interest   in   the   conversation   ;itid   |fl
Mr. Regan, chief timber cruiser for coming from Vieiorin.und thai the fe-   promptly   Bquashed   by  Ada     When
pictures  showed  tho great  physique | the Canadian Pacific Railway arrived motia hunter in prepared to accept the  Acl„  JH Berving agaln   "Hemlly"  re
of the German boys,   Japan and tbe  |„ Cumberland on Wednesday evening position.                                                , V(.;iN to thfl cooh tna, y]l(I hflfl            "
physical culture movement, was also, Ho WUrt accompanied by Messrs. Me- At tho prosonl time, Col, .1. II   Mc   lnnll, ,VriU)|(,    Cook  w,„ not beH*
taken up with an Interesting exhlbl- pn00p Furlong und McAlpen, crulBers Mullen, superintendent  or provincial   it it,ul wnen Adft returns thcy naV|,
tlon of Jlu-Jltsu.                                 iho latter threu going up to the head police l, chlol   wardon, bul  the At-  „  Rn,UI  Iaugn a,   Hemlly's expense'.
To the representatives of B.C. tho I of Comox Lake on Thursday morn- tornoy-Ocneral believes thnt the game j 'Hemlly" produces a letter which sho
enforcement should he separate from  r(tH,|H out( aml both th0 C0Qk aQd A(|:i
tures wiih specially prepared moving Alberni, brought forward several sug-
piclures. Tlie local roprosoniative1 gostions which would allow loggers
was Impressed particularly with the'end fishermen of British Columbia a
vast advantage of foreign  countries [ better opportunity to cast their bal
lots     Ho advocated ti hair-holidav
election day.
over Canada in the matter of organized  play  aud  physical  training.   In
other countries the masses are taught,	
whereas in our country the ones that  (J.P.R, TIMBER
show   special   ability  are  given   the
training.   Dr, Ludwlg Mueller of Germany gt'Vo an Impressive lecture on
the German youth movement and the
Bryan Williams to
Head Game Board
Head of New Hoard Is Authority
on Wild  Life
Sportsineii throughout the district
will be delighted to know thai A Bryan Williams,
hunter and author of several books
on game, will lie offered the charge
of game adminstratlon in British Co- ]
lumblfl ns commissioner under the
new Game Act, according tn word
•oming from Victoria,and thai tho fe-
prepared to accept the
| and physical training was indeed felt   capital.
police work.
(Continued  on  Page PAGE TWO
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 1,929,
The Cumberland Islander
ANOTHER spring is on us.antl with it the ever
present thought of limit holders, protective
men, fishermen, hunters and holiday seekers.
Is this a lire year?
Will the spring lire again take a heavy toll of
young timber'.'
Will the favorite trout stream be stripped of
its other watershed and become a dried up creek
Will the favorite summer resort be overcast by
a pall of smoke?
Will lie- favorite hunting retreat be stripped
of its cover and the wild life it supports and
Will there be additional miles of blackened
wastes following fires bordering our new tourist
routes through the forest areas?
Will Canada's potential forest and game wealth
be shockingly depleted from forest tire this year,
as in 1112:',?
.      *      *      •
This is nut a dream, my friends. Past history
of lire years answers the above queries in the
affirmative—Vis; but you and you only—one of
the responsible public at whose door 90 per cent
of the ashes of timber and wild life may be laid.
Vou alone can make the answers to these queries
Our 0.000 Canadian forest fire rangers are helpless without your active co-operation. Can they
bank on you for the season of 1929—a season Ihat
the lire year cycle points to Forest Fire Hazard
There are a few people in this burg (and pretty
nice people too) who will enter a grocery store
run their lingers into a barrel and lop up a couple
of ginger snaps, eat a handful of nuts, try a
candy or two, then just to taste, cut off a slice of
cheese, then as a matter of course try and see
how a cracker goes along with the cheese; and
perhaps before they have made up their mind to
buy a bar of soap, they have eaten up the profits
on $2.00 worth of groceries, and to wind it all up
they have it charged and the poor merchant perhaps realizes a profit of one cent. They leave
the store munching an apple. This is no dream
but a reality, except sometimes they don't buy
any soap.   But such is life.
ONE of the hardest duties in the world is lo
fill the columns of a local paper with interesting items when there is really no news lo
write. It is far more perpexing and vexing than
a person who has never had any experience in
newspaper work can well imagine. The paper
must come out on time, and the reading matter
has lo he supplied from some source. When the
brain of the editor becomes weary, mind inactive
and his faithful scissors dull, is it, do you imagine
any child's play for him to probe the gas bag;
of his imagination and bring forth a column or
more original "wind" that will both edify, delight
and instruct his readers? Verily the life of a
country edtor is full of trials, troubles and perplexities and like the wicked, he is doomed not to
live out half his days.
Some neighbors will borrow everything, including trouble.
The hard thing about making money last is
making it lirst.
Being popular doesnt leave much time for making real friends.
Personal Mention
Mr, Furnlval Wilcox, of Nanaimo,
is iho guest nf his sister, Mrs. E. O.
Mrs. C. Nunn, of Sandwick. spont
last week end the guest of Mr. und
Mr.s. (1 .1. Richardson, .Maryport
Mr. Gower the school inspector for
(lie district, accompanied by Mrs.
(lower was u visitor to Victoria to
attend the educational conference
Mr. Gower also attended the conference in Vancouver
Dean Quainton, of Victoria, occupied the pulpit at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Sunday evening,
taking tor his subject, 'loyalty." There
was a large congregation present, tho
Mean being very popular with members of Holy Trinity, During bis stay
in Cumberland he was the guest ot
Rev. and Mrs. E. O. Robathan.
.Mr. John Conway, government agent, was n business .isltor io Victoria al the week end.
Mr, .t. C. Brown, Cumberland postmaster, was a visitor to Vancouver
on Wednesday,
Mr. and Mm Pete Mttffeo, of Nanaimo and Mr. and Miss West well, of
Ladysmlth. were visitors to Cumberland on Thursday afternoon, return*
ing to Nanaimo the same evening.
*    *    *
Mr, Ewen Morrison, the representative of Vancouver Interests who havu
heen very active In promoting a sieol
plan! at this end ot Hie Island was a
visitor to the district during Ihe week,
Mrs. \v. Bruce Gordon entertained
tho ladies' bridge club on Tuesday
evening, prizes being won by Mrs.
Sommerville and Mm. J. if. Robertson,
Mrs. \V Hudson entertained at
three tahles of bridge on Tuesday
evening at her home on Windermere
avenue, iu honor of Mrs. MeAilani, of
Cadomin. Alberta, who is returning
to her home this week end after
spending a holiday at the coast. Those
present included In add li ion to the
guest of honor, Mesdames Parkinson.
Quinn. Brown. Gear, Haiidloy. Prior,
Clarke, Whyte and Miss Conn.
* *     •
Some of tlie members of the Rod
ami Gun Club are already taking an
interest in tlie 2-ith of May celebration
and have suggested that a prize of
$10,00 be given for the best entry in
the parade, representing a sportsman.
Whilst the $ 10.DO has not yet boon donated, as reported in a dislrict paper.
it is quiie possible that the executive
of the Hndnnd Gun flub will look with
favor on the proposition.
* *     *
■ Miss McKee and Mr. cattle, of
Bailfleld are visiting, Miss McKee's
sister, Mrs. W. S .Wood. Mr. Beattie
is to leave shortly for Montreal.
I -.i few reserved seats at 75c and afl-
j mission for children 3fic, By attend-
j ing the performance on Wednesday
' evening at the Anglican Hall the
i children will save 20c.
The programme contains in addition to the musical comedy in two
ads, All Baba and the Forty Thieves,
concert Items by Japanese and night
, chooi High School girls under tho
direction of Mrs, Tribe, and orchestra
For Children Only
In order that more and bettor seats
might be procured by grown-ups at
the concert in the llo-llo on Thursday. April 26th, arrangements have
been made to give a preliminary entertainment of the same programme
for children only. This children's
entertainment will be held In the Anglican Church Hall on Wednesday.
April 24tli at 7:80 p.m., and in order
to give every child an opportunity to
enjoy All Balm and the Forty Thieves,
the admission fee has been placed at
16c for children only.
The admission fee for thu entertainment to be held on Thursday the 25th
will  he:  genera! admission. 50c, with
31 Miles Of Road
To Be Treated
Victoria, B.C.—In preparation for
the most comprehensive policy ever
carried out in the province in the lino
of permanent surfacing of the highways, the Department of Public
Works is calling for tenders for the
supplying of bitumen. The tender:;
i iosod on Tuesday. April 16.
There will be something like 300,000
gallons of bitumen used in tlie carrying out of the scheme which the Gov-
ernment has in view for the surfa--,
lug of roads during (lie season. The,
tenders cull for the delivery of the
material used nnd the spraying of It,
upon the roads by the tenderers as
required by tlie department.
In en nviug out the plans the department has now the details as to
the roads to be treated well considered, and the work has heen settled 111
tlie main parts. Work Is being done
on these roads us fast ns It is possible to get on them, so that the preparatory operations to ihat of applying ihe bitumen may he accomplished hefore the weather becomes tit for
'he applying of the oil. The latter
work will not lip delayed any longer
than is absolutely necessary, once the
weather sets In. In carrying out the
plans the Island highways have a
large share of the department's programme,
Dean Quainton
(Continued from Page One)
Special Showing this week
The Newest
American Styles
in "Lady-Juliet"
Pumps. Strap Slippers and Oxford Tie Styles in Black
Patent. Blonde Kid and Two-Toned Effects, priced
from $">.»0 to $8.75.
Special Values in Ladies' Patent 'I'ic Oxfords in cut-out designs wi;ii built-in Arch Supports  at       $6.75
Mtsses' Mid sHinnl Klrls* stylos
in Patent cut-out Oxford Tlrs
witli common sense heels, special value at     $4.50
Special values in Ladies' Spring
Coats in Tweeds—navy, black
and colored—Tricolines and Gar-
badines from $17.50 to $32.50
Newest styles in Ladies' Silk,
Georgette and Flat Crepe
sSl |1 Dresses.
Just received another shipment
of the newest creations in
Ladies'   ready-to-wear   Hats.
Special value in children's ready-
to-wear Hats at   $1.95
Men's Dept.
"Fashion-Craft" mnde-lo-measure clothing. Leave your measure now for your Spring and Summer Suit. A largo range
oi' gnmples to choose from.    Satisfaction guaranteed.
New Spring Styles of young men's suits in tbe popular two-
bniton double-breasted slytes iu navy and light colored worsteds
Specially pried at   $24.75. $29.7i"> and $32.50
Xewesi   Styles in  Men's Shirts, Hats Caps and Neckwear.
u\2 very impressed. Aftqr another
absence Ada returns with tlie news
ihat the reason why the young couple
are "at out" is because the girl bus
lost a poem or something to do with
"noses and poses". Finally it is revealed during Ada's absence that
"llemlly" had been iu the habit of
borrowing the young lady's letters,
ami that her own young man does
not exist. Cook comes to "Hemily's"
rescue and advises her to put tlie let-
.ers back, and hides the truth from
)Afla, The scene closes with this
young lady coming in and hanging
down all that is left of the savory,
which is nothing, amd all three had
been   looknig   forward   to   the   extra
portions whcih the cook had made.
Mrs. F. Watson admirably sustained the Character of the cook, whilst
Mrs. Spooner iu tbe part of scullery
moid, realistically acted her part.
Mrs. Finch was the trim neat haughty
parlor maid to perfection.' The society is to be commended for staging
this wholesome, humorous little
sketch sketch, and Mr. L. H. Finch,
stage manager, is to he congratulated
on the stage effects which were excellent.
Only choice leaves grown at high altitudes
go into the blending of Blue Ribbon Tea.
That is why its flavour is so uniformly excellent. Insist upon getting it from your grocer—refuse substitutes of inferior quality.
Comox Creamery Association
Courtenay, B. C,
Hay, Grain. Flour and Feed. Poultry Supplies
Builders' Supplies — Gyproc Wall Hoard
Lime, Bricks, Cement, Commercial  Fertilizers.
Gound Limestone
Comox Jersey Ice Cream
at your favorite fountain.
1 Work on Island
In tht- Esquimalt district some forty
| miles of road will be treated this sea-
j son. This will Include ihe Summit
1 Road, the Malahat to the Fitzgerald
cutoff, l! will also lake in the Shaw-
•■igaii Mill Bay road, fifteen miles or
more of the Sooke Road, the Happy
j Valley Road, Admirals Roal, Metcho-
'sin Road frotn Mlllbatlk Mill to the
Quarantine Road, the Quarantine
Road from I loppy Valley Road westerly, the Island Highway and tha
Bamberton Road.
In Saanich district the mileage will
not be so great, owing to the fact that
n large part of the work falls under
the municipality. There will be surfacing the Burnslde Road, the Helm-
cken Road land tho West Saanich
In the Islands district something
like 30.O1111 gallons of bitumen will
l>e used in the work in hand there.
This will include work on Salt Spring
Island and in the vicinity of Sidney,
wiiore considerable work 1ms to be.
In the Cowichnn-Xewcastle district
there will be nbout twenty-eight miles
treated this eason, This will take
in tho Wellington lo Cedar Road, the
old Victoria Road from Maple Bay
t.» the church, tlie Island Highway
from the South   Wellington  Road to
o Wellington Road
district there will
23 miles of road.
•ad from Parksville
Cobble Hill and il
to Nanaimo city.
In  the Alberni
he   treated   aboul
This takes in the r
to Qualicum, from Qualicum to Qual-
Icum River, from Wellington to Parks-
villa, and from Parksville to tho Al-j
borni Road.
Aboul  111  miles  will be treated In
the Comox district In the carrying out [
of tho plans of tho deportment, it will.
Include  the  following  roads:   Quail-;
cum to Deep Bay, Qnantham to Mar-;
vllle, Courtonay to the North, Cour-
tenay to Royston.  Royston to Union
Bay, Royston lo the west, Courtenay
to the south, Courtenay to Comox and
Courtonay to Cumberland.
SEALED lenders addressed to the
I Purchasing Agent. Department of
Public Works. Ottawa, will be received at his office until 1*2 o'clock noon
■ (daylight wiving), Wednesday, May 1,
j 1929, for the supply of coal for the
Dominion Buildings and Experimental
Farms and Stations, throughout the
Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan,
Alberta and British Columbia.
Forms of tender with specifications
and conditions attached can be obtained from G. W. Dawson, Chief
Purchasing Agent. Department of
Public Works, Ottawa; H. E. Matthews. District Resident Architect.
Winnipeg, Man.; CI. J. Stephenson.
District Resident Architect, Regina,
Sask.; Chas. Sellens. District Resident Architect, Calgary, Alta.; and
J. G. Brown. District Resident Architect, Victoria, B.C.
Tenders will not be considered unless made on the above mentioned
The right to demand from the successful tenderer a deposit, not exceeding 10 per cent of the amount of
the tender, tn secure the proper fulfillment of the contract, is reserved.
By  order,
S.   E,   O'BRIEN.
Department   of   Public   Works.
Ottawa, April 5, 1J»2». 15-16
In every sorts of building materials.
Royston Lumber Co.
PHONPS I Night culls: 134X Courtenay
I Office:   1.-.3 Cumberland.
Comox Electoral District
I shall, on MONDAY the 20th day of
May. 1112!). al the hour of len o'clock
in the forenoon, nt the Courthouse In
the City of Cumberland, hold u sitting
of the Court of Revision for the purpose of revising tlie list of voters for
the said electoral district, and of hearing and determining any and all objections to tho retention of any name
on the said list, or to the registration
as ii voter of any Hppllcanl for registration; and for the other purposes
set forth In tho "Provincial Eloctiono
Dated at Cumberland, B.C. this 18tb
day of April. 1020,
Registrar of Voters,
lfi-1!" Comox Electoral District.
is lauded by
speed king
Within :M hours after ho
had established u now auto-
mobile, speed record of 2l]UW
miles nn hour at Diiytona
Bench, Florida, Major II. O.
I>. Segrave, British speed
king, talked to London 10
times via trans.Atlantic telephone. He was much Impressed witli the speed ot
the serrlce.
He expressed the belief
that men nil) continue iltelr
efforts to make new speed
records ou land, on sea und
In the air. but added: "The
dizziest of speeds attained by
whirling propellers or driving
wheels will remain puny by
comparison to Ibe gltuiti force
thnt curries voices across u
continent or un ooran and!
half way nronnd the world
Is ii thousandth part nf a
Automobile Side  Curtains Repaired \
Also Harness Repairs j
and the Forty Thieves"
A Musical Comedy in Two Acts,   with   Concert and
Orchestral Items,
By the
Pupils of the Cumberland Schools
in the
Thurs., April 25th
at 8 p.m,
Reserved Seats 75c.
General Admission 50c
It will be put on as a special show for children only on
Wednesday, April 24th at 7:30 in the Anglican Hall.
Children 15c. FRIDAY,  APRIL  19,  1929
ThU thorough little treatise on home decorating Is full of ideas for brightening every
room in the house. Free from your dealer
or write direct to the company at Montreal.
Alex. Mc Kinnon
Wm. H. McLellan, Jr.
(Painter & Decorator Recommends and UBes B.-H. Products).
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
David Hunden, Jr.
of all descriptions
—    WOOD
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
Telephone 144
Mill St., Courtenay
Agent in Courtenay: Mr. A. B. Ball
Service and promptness still our motto.
Powell River, Alert Bay and all Way Points every Tuesday.
Courtenay, Comox and Way Points every Wednesday.
Tugs and Scows for hire.   Boats for charter.
Warehouses and Docks at Vancouver, foot of Bldwell Street, and
Courtenay, B.C.
The Delicousness of
Golden brown waffles—tasty, crisp and wholesome. . .
so simple to make with a Waffle Iron such as this
beautiful heavily nickeled, full guaranteed Manning-
Price $14.50
sold by
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
wiVs really too good
for the kitchen now.
Isn't it marvellous
how Permalak transforms things?''
The beauty of Permalak lies not only
in its colors, but in
its soft satiny finish.
The colors are beautiful—the whole wide
range of them. And
the finish is beautiful
too, so rich and
The easiest of all
finishes to apply.
And it dries in no
An Interesting: Article on How
B.C.'s Wood Industry Has
Forged Ahead in the Last
Quarter Century.
By H. M. Jackson
It was during the last twenty-five
years of the eighteenth century that
the wealth and importance of the
northwest coast of America, which U
now British Columbia, led English.
Spanish, American, Mexican and Russian explorers and adventurers thither. The names of Cook, Mears. Vancouver, Quadra and many others have
gone down In history.
During the next fifty years succeeding the period of exploration fur-
traders visited the far west coast, hut
no permanent occupation was made
until, in 1843. Fort Camosmi, the site
of the present city of Victoria, was
Good Service
Reasonable Charges
Before the signing of the Oregon
Treaty, by the terms cf which the
bounds of tlie territory of British ami
American were defined between the
the Rockies and the Pacific, the Hudson's Bay Company had headquarters
on the Columbia at Fort Vancouver
close to the site of the modern city
of Portland, Oregon. When the 49th
parallel of latitude was settled upon
as the boundary, the company moved
across into British territory, James
Douglas loading a party from Foi t
Vancouver and arriving at Camosun
Bay, where they made their now headquarters. Later Nanaimo, Fort Rupert and several other posts were
established at various likely points
on the Island. Settlement was tardy.
as these early arrivals were almost
solely interested in the fur trade. Not
until in I860, when coal wus discovered at Nanaimo. and in lS.TT gold wns
found near the Fraser Itiver, did settlors begin lo Hock in. The first wero
for the most part from the gold fields
of California, some 23.000 leaving
San Francisco by boat and S.OnO by
land early in 1S5S. The British Paciflc mainland had come into prominence through the lure of gold, and
from that other sources of natural
wealth iu this vast economic  store-
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
To Keep "Closed" Plumbing "Open"
This is a V4-ln. valve for use on domestic hot water supply
systems for relief of damaging pressures caused by ranges
and tank heaters.
Poth Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters'
Laboratories. Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of
Water and Boiler Inspection.
O. W. CLINTON, Managing Director.
84—-TELEPHONE lllll
Charlie Dalton I !
Meets Boat at Union Bay Every   j I •
Sunday Morning . i'
Dyers and Dry Cleaners
Special family laundry rate.
Orders left at the Ritz Cafe,
'phone 150, Cumberland will receive prompt attention. A trial
order will convince you.
Telephones: Courtenay, 226
Cumberland 150
April 24th—25th—26th
Three Sessions Daily
Morning and afternoon	
Sessions held in St. Andrew's United
A number of contestants have entered from Courtenay
and Cumberland districts.
Membership Tickets, entitling holder to admission to
sessions may be had from Mrs. Carey or Mrs. Beavan.
ALEX MAXWELL, Proprietor.
Autos for Hire.   Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.  Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61 Cumberland, B.C.
bouse drew attention to themselves.
The north central portion of thc
Pacific slope. British Columbia, is the
greatest forest region of the world,
the stain] of mercantile timber helng
estimated at the enormous aggregate
of between three and four hundred
billion hoard feet.
Little U known ol the early history
of the lumber industry in British Columbia. The first mills were on Vancouver Island at Esquimau and
Soolte. They merely provided for the
needs of the early settlers. When
the great possibilities for the export
trade became apparent, the lirst mill
of a size adequate to handle lumber
for outside consumption was built a:
Alberni. on the west coast of the
Island. In the early sixties. The venture was a failure and in the course
of a few years the mill was disposed
of to Puget Sound mills. At the same
time a small mill at New Westminster, the output of which was chief!)
used locally, shipped one cargo out
of the country. Shortly afterwards
a mill was established at Burrard Inlet rl Moodyville. followed a little
later by the Hastings mill In 1866
With the building of these mills the
export lumber trade of British Columbia began. From then on, for a
considerable perlotf, the provincial
output for the export trade reached
an average of from 25.000,000 to 85,-
000,000 feet a year. After the Chemainus mill commenced operation,
the trade Uicreased rapidly to 50,000,
000 feet, and from that time kept on
rising in volume until In 1927 the total
waterborne lumber trade of the province reached over 740.000.O0o board
Before the construction of tho Canadian Pacific Railway, linking up the
coastal province with the east, the
] foreign market was the only one open
i and a great deal of valuable lumber
which might have heen sold was
| burned fn forest fires. The construction of more and more mills followed
the arrival of hte railway and the
opening up of the eastern market. So, after a time, the demand for
Douglas Fir of British Columfa assumed greater and greater proportions until today a great ileal of lumber is shipped east. Foreign ship-
meats of 74b.000.000 feet were distributed to Australia, New Zealand. South
America, China, Japan, the United
Kingdom," Europe, South Africa. India,
and to many other lands. Including
Egypt, Mexico, the Philippines and
the Hawaiian Islands.
In sonic of the markets lumber from
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ito Theatre
Bi.itish Columbia is purchased onlj
'.n certain special lengths and size-
which cannol be procured from other
sources. Larger and larger vessel^,
an the trade I icrensed tn volume, were
employ "il to carry the output and
keeping step, thu mills of the province
ilso Increased in capacity, and improved machinery . For example
while in the early days the capacity
jf u mill was 50,000 feet, today ll
reaches hundreds ol thousands a day,
involving up-to-dste raachiuery to replace the antiquated equipment formerly employed. 11 is Interesting to
■ompaie the increase in the last forty
odd years In the revenue from thc
lumber industry of British Columbia.
In 1886 the revenue from ibis uourc
was bul $8,768, while In 1027 the aggregate   estimated   value   ul   lumber
products   was   583, I.OOO.OOH,
The development of several industries lias contributed to this tremon
lous growth in production The
shingle industry which began by the
>ld hand-sli.ived methods which continued for many ..ears until supplanted by machines wbich now turn out,
dlllons of BhIngles per year, nmount*
Ing in 1H27 io a contribution of $6,800-
000 to the total lumber revenue of thc
province. From tiie pulp ami paper
industry there was a total revenue of
(18,505,000  during  that  year.
Mr. and Mrs Sam Shaw and Mr.
and Mrs Harold Shaw and baby were
visitors in the Valley on Monday. We
understand Mr and Mrs. S. Shaw are
moving from New Westminster to
Misses Winnie and Myrtle Calnan
and party motored to Alberni on Friday last, returning Sunday.
Marmie Carter, who was pressed into
jervtce to make up a table at a whist
drive held in the Eagles' Hall. Cumberland, Tuesday night, carried ofF the
men's first prize. With a score of 146
he was tied with a lady, but won on
the cut.
Mr William Davies returned home
on Saturday and resumed work ln No.
5 mine on Monday.
Mr and Mrs. Louis Wain moved
their furniture ironi Bowser last Friday and have taken up house in the
Pcar.se cottage
Mrs J Cioss left lust Friday for
frail on a few days' visit
Movie   Star   Has   Bruins   Eal
From   Her  Toes  Not   to
Say Hands in Film
How would you like lo walk arm In
arm with ii 7.r.n pound bear?
Thai's whal you will see Dolorea
Del Rio doing in "Revenge", which
will be shown at the llo-llo Theatre
tills  week  end.
In thla latosl Edwin Carewe production which stars the .Mexican
actress, she is seen wilh as many a-
fifty bears ai on,, lime The Btorj
centers aboul the taming of will
bears by gypsies ami Dolores Is tie
chier bear tamer nf the tribe.
The average person would think
twice before lotting ci bear kiss his
or her lips. However, thai is nothing
for Dolores, fine scene ^hmvs lhe
llery little star with twit bears oating
raisin.-  siitek  between  her toes.
And thai lsn'1 all
She tames wild hears as thougn
they  were kittens.
She tried to lame a man the same
way    and   fulled.
You will see how it all happened
when you visit the Ilo-Ilo tins week
end am! watch Dolores Del Rio do
her stuff in "Revenge," her latest
United Artist-, picture presented by
Edwin Carewe.
The Cumberland Branch of the Canadian Legion held » mosl successful
, dance In the Imperial Pavilion on
Saturday last, to celebrate tlie anniversary ofthe battle of Vimy Ridge.
I'liiulott's orchestra, of Nanaimo sup-
, plied snappy and up-to-date music,
thoroughly satisfying tlie large num-
i ber   of   dancers   present.
•     •     •
Mrs. I.. R. Stevens entertained the
Thimble Club at her home on Fourth
.street   on   Wednesday evening.
J Commercial
; Heatlgujipurs
Rale*       J
Room* Steam Ih'iifnl
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Offloo
Courtonay Phono  253
Local Office
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings
Telephone I15R or 24
rjtw Specials
7 DOZEN for  «D1.UU
3 dozen Eggs, "firsts"          $1.00
Fancy Shoulder Hams, skinned and boned,     OQ«
average 6 tbs„ per It)         DOC
Fancy Picnic Hams, 5 to 7 lbs. each, per lb  25f
Jel-Jel Jelly Powders, assorted flavors, 4 pkgs. 30<!
2-tb. Jars Orange Marmalade, each  45£
2-lb. Jars Raspberry Jam, each   55<J
2-lb. Jars Black Currant Jam, each   55£
4-lb. Tins Royal City Peach Jam, each   65tf
4-lb. tins Royal City Apricot Jam, each   85£
4-lb. tins Royal City Strawberry Jam, each 65£
4-lb. tins, Malkin's Best Marmalade  65£
Phone 38
Service and Quality
A New
In the neW-sryleWHIys-Knight model 70*B,
WilIy**Overland presents the outstanding
creation of today's m\ le specialists!
luxurious Interiors.   '1 be newly designed
radiator is higher and more graceful)   lull-
crown fenders and smartly shaped lamps
complete this de*luxeensemble.
"Finger-TipControl" ii another remarkable
feature. A single button in the centre of the
ktcurinjf wheel starts the motor, controls
the lights and sounds tho burn.
The ncW'Stytc Willys-Knight is the laruest
nnd mosl powerful Knight*engined car ever
offered] at so low a price.  It meets the de-
iiut'uls of addition.il thousands who h;ivc
always wanted riu -ill- ■. imoothnessi surging
power,   freedom   from  Carbon   and   valve
troubles  and  increasing efficiency of iu
patented ilceve»valve engine*
U'ai...Kmi(M ro-B Snlnn JIMS, Coach lM2i),
Coupe SJ.I.V, RmuJjui $1420, Tovrhut 11321
WlUjt-Knliht S6A Coach $1320, V.Ljn *li*5.
J'm«i I•.it.lt. Factory, Tcmmto, unci ntiu.
Joseph Hemm.  Courtenay
To I'lvmonth-Unvrf-!,onilon
Ascania  May 3, 81, July 5, Aug. 2
Alaunia May L0, Juno 11. J'ly 12,Aug.9
Auranla May 17, J'ne 21, J'ly 19, Aug. 16
1 Ausonla May 24. J'ne 28, J'lv 26, Aug. 23
To V\\ inmilh-Hin ri'-l,inuion
Caronla April 26,   Lancastrla May 3
I       To Queenstown & Liverpool
l Samaria   April   27,       Laconia   May   4
To (Ttfrhiiurir * Southampton
j Bsrengarla April 24, May 15, June 5
i Mauritania May 1. 22, June 12, July 29
; AqultanlaMay, S, 29, June lit. July 8
To tjueenstmvii Si Liverpool
Laconia  May 6, Scvthia Mav  19
I        To Londonderry & Glasgow
i California April 27, Cameron!a May Ll
To  Belfast-Llrerpool-fllaigow
Athenia May 3, 31. Juno 38, July 26
Andania .Mav 10, June7, July5,Aug. 2
Letitia Mav 17. June 11. .rly 12. Aug. 9
Antonla May 24. J'ne 21. J'ly IS. Aug.16
Money Orders, Drafts and Travellers'
Cheques at lowest rates. Full Information from Local Agents or Company's Offices, 622 Hastings St. w„
ancouver. B. C. PAGE FOUR
^i»y-« ■-<"
FRIDAY.  APRIL 19,  19211.
New Dresses
We havi just received another shipment of Ladies'
Dresses from the Eastern markets, and have a nice
selection of smart, stylish frocks, the sizes are 10 to
44. These dresses are made from Georgette and Crepe-
de-C'hene with all the new frills and ruffles that my
lady demands for the present styles, they will give
everv satisfaction and the prices are very reasonable.
Priced from $11.60 to $21.50.
We are carrying many new lines in Corselettes, fashion
in that line changing like the many other lines my
Lady demands and in the Dominion Corset Co.'s lilies
we feel sure yon will not lie disappointed, they have
always been u, the lure with the requisite garment, we
ha, a goodly assortment of Corselettes and Corsets,
ranging from $1.0(1 to $5.05. We carry a special line
lor the woman who requires a large size.
Cumberland Personals
Horn to Mr. aad Mrs. Whyte in Un
Cumberland1    General    Hospital,    on
April 16th, a son.    Moth doing well.
*     •     *
Mrs. Renwick and Mis. J. Murdock
' of Union Hay were visiting with Mrs.
MacRae during ihe week.
Continually our stock is being replenished with new
garments in the artificial silk line. We are featuring
many smarl sets in the wanted colors, and these can
be had from S2.7.1 per set.
T£/      Ladies' Silk Vests and Bloomers.    A special quality,    M
■5S      in most of the shades desired at .$1.25 per garment.    W
$|      Ladies' Slips in sizes 13G to 42 made of good reliable    sL
T$      quality and selling at $2.50 per garment. 41
jjS      Ladies' Silk Nightgowns several colors to choose from,    |&
j§      prices $2.25 and $2.95. |fe
;cj      For all lines of Dry Goods and Gent's Furnishings,    p.
|   Sutherland's Dry Good Store I
A successful whist drive was held
li lhe Eagles' Hall nn Tuesday evening under the auspices of the ladles'
auxiliary to the Eagles, when seven-
teen tables of cards were in play.
Those winning prizes were: ladles'
tit -ii, Mrs. Devoy; gent's lirst Marvel
Carter; ladies' second. Mrs. McMll-
l;i :; gent's second, Mrs. Dunsmoi".
Travelling prizes were won by Mrs.
Di voy and Mrs. McLellan. Consoln-
■ tiim prizes were won by Mrs. Lockner
an | Mrs, Cameron. After the whist
dainty   refreshments   were   served.
Mr. nnd .Mrs. Maurice Oloke nml
son, Albert, and Mr. Percy Sutton, of
Nanaimo, were the guests of Miss
Margaret Gibson over the week end.
Mrs, G. K
fin Tuesday Ji
MacNaughton   returned
iter nil extended visit in
Tasty and Wholesome. Mann's Bread is a bodybuilder that is recognized by the housewives anil
mothers of Cumberland who make it a daily table item.
The Home of High Class Cakes and Pastries
Dean Quainton, whilst a visitor in
Cumberland during the week Intimated thai he would tie .bringing a
cricket team for a tour of the Island
to Include the northern portion. At
the present time lhe Dean is quite
confident that his team will all be able
to get away from their duties about
the end of July and would he able to
play tn Cumberland and Courtenay
the llrst of August. Of course a lot
depends on the members of the Dean's
team being able to arrange their holidays to suit, and at the last moment
the date may have to he changed.
Weather conditions during the past
week have been all against cricket and
the Initial game between Cumberland
Courtenay which should have
taken place Wednesday evening had
to be Hilled off. Practice with the
local team will start just as soon as
the weather is favorable, in readiness
for the lirst game to be played at N'anaimo on May 15th.
Opposite  llo-llo Theatre
Cumberland) Ii. C.
Practical Barber & Hairdresser.
Children'.- hair cut any style 35c
Ladies'   hair   cut   any   style   5f>c
Following the lead sot by Mr. Geidt, j
; of the Cumberland Motor Works. Mr. j
iQeorge Henderson of Henderson Mo- '
; tors,   is   making   alterations   at   his j
• garage on Third street. The gas ;
I pump service will he Improved and j
;n   grease   rack   installed   . Tbe   old
■ building at the side of the garage has I
I heen   torn   down   which   will   enable ;
• Henderson Motors lo have a driveway '
. II will he possible for patrons to drive
■tn at the garage, when these altera- !
I tions are completed nnd obtain serv-
; Ice, driving through the shop aud out
■the back, thus saving a greal deal of
" inconvenience  backing out.
Opens The Roads
Now thu the good weather ia in sight, the roads are
clear for you, Mr. Motorist—consequently you will be
able I" make more use of your car, hut you must have
The  Best For Your Car
I   nerial Products only handled here
Y'oui' car Oiled and Greased for $1.25.
Cumberland Motor Works
We Slock  Dominion Tires
lloyd geidt
that the
Finest of Groceries
in this district
are to be
obtained at
Prices are right
and service is always
Friendly and Courteous.
'Phone orders receive
Prompt and Careful
Report all items of interest to this
office. They will he appreciated and
each item will help to make the paper
that much more interesting. We can
not get ull the news but by your help
we can get the lion's share and that
Ih what we wish to do. We want all
the news that's  news.
* *    *
Through und error of our reporter
last week the name of Miss Water-
field appeared in the list of names of
the Cumberland Women's team competing in ihe First Aid contest. It
should have read Miss Barbara West-
Messrs. l-'red nml Jimmy Wilson of
Cassidy arrived in town Sunday night
to  take   up   their   residence  here.
Mi* ..llinni. Cochrane spent the week
end nl home In Na'ialmo.
Mr. William Hare was a visitor lo
Natinimo over the week-end.
Mr, Jungle Wall was a business
visitor in Courtonay on  Wednesday.
Learned men tell us that in Latin
the word "Editor" menus something
'■tu eal" In Canada Its moaning Is
altogether di lie rem. it means to
serateh aroqnd like blazes to get
Bometlilng to eat
An ordinary woman's waist is thirty inches around. All ordinary man's
arm Is about thirty inches long. How
admirable are thy works, oh nature!
Mrs. A. Walker. Mrs. W. B. Walk-
J er and Mr. Stephen motored to Victoria on Saturday to spend the week
end. While in Victoria they paid it
visit to Mrs. a. Hamilton, formerly of
Cumberland .
* *    +
Mr. I). C .Coleman, vice-president
of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company was n visitor to Cumberland at
the week end, the guest of Lt.-Col. C.
W. Vllliers at Beaufort House. Mr.
Coleman left at the early part of the
week and In company with Mr. Burden, acting minister of railways, is
making a tour of the Pacific Great
Eastern  Railway.
Mrs, C. MacDonald and Mrs. Crawford of Campbell River left on Monday for Vancouver.
* *    *
Miss loua Crawford of Campbellton
is a guest of her cousin Miss Margaret  MacDonald.
Mrs. Mobley left for Vancouver to
join Mrs. Trotlghton and son of Kamloops, and on Saturday they will commence their motor journey to Imperial Valley, Southern California,
where they will he the guest'of Mrs.
Mnhley's  won.
■>     *     *
The Gedunkers met at the home of
Miss  Evelyn  Carey  ou  Tuesday  evening   Tin* dub decided to donate the
proceeds  from  the dance held some
j time ago to the School Tennis Courts
I Pund.   The silver cup. donated by the
] Gedunkers. aud  won  hy the Cumberland High School girls, is on display
in  Stevens' jewelery store.
Jolly musical evening followed the
business period. Delicious and ap-
pc:izing refreshments were then served by the hostess. Those present
were the Misses Dena Baird, Edna
Geur. Lilly Banks. Norma Parnham,
Isabel! Herd. Beth Horbury and Evelyn Carey.
Friday-Saturday, April 19-20
(this week end)
Dolores Del Rio
The UumliiR feuds, fierce hatreds and
wild love* oi a nnsslomite people, tlie
color ol' adventurous life; the spectacle of spirited savagery at piny and
at war; the comedy and the drama
of the primitive pictured wilh a vivid-
ness that you'll remember for weeks!
Monday-Tuesday. April 22-23
A Snapshot of your own
youngster may win a
Grand Prize Of
or anyone of the more than one thousand awards
Altogether  (POA AAA A A    in casn
Will be    tPOUjUUU.UU    awarded
 *__* *	
can be obtained at
Lang's Drug Store
"It Pays to Deal at Lang's"
The bewildered young lovers
I of the famous advice column  '
1   brought to the screen in a
touchingly human story.
Co East on Th*
Continental Limited
9.50 p.m. daily from Vancouver
I'ulutial strainer* at 8 p.m. every
Monday and Thursday lrom
Vancouver for Prince Rupert.
Anyox unci Stewart.
A IX the* comforts and
personal service of a
luxurious* home. Trained
attendants respond to
every call. Your comfort
is their lirst duty. Kadio
service in Observation
Cars. For sheer relaxation, travel < innudiun
Complete ttetattn rf rations
Old Country Tours.
E. W. Blckle, Agent
'Phone 35, Cumberland, B.C.
or write C. P. Baric, D.P.A.,
Victoria. B.C.
Wednesday and Thursday
April 24th and 25th
Richard Dix
"Sporting Goods"
Friday-Saturday, April 26-27
yvte '-«*f
but oh
mi'i I  .
Canadian K'ational
Coming! May the 1st to the United
j Church Hall, a three-act drama, "The
Path   Across   the   Hill."     Watch   for
further announcements. lt
Children's Fancy Dress Ball will b*.
held in the llo-llo Hnll on Friday,
May the 31 st, under auspices of the
Women's Benefit Association of Cumberland. Full particulars will be announced  later. t.f.
■:•: «■**** :••■:■:■■>:■■>:■«#■:*■»*■***********
;i  3-uct drams £
"The Path 8
Across  .
the Hill"!
Tlie aunu.il general meeting of the
Cumberland Tennis Club will be held
on Friday. April 19th, In the Council
Chambers, commencing at 7: HO p.m.
All tennis players are asked to be
present and take part In the election
ol' officers for 1929. Badminton players are also invited to attend the meeting 15-16
—the Laugh Ace in
His Greatest Comedy!
When a henpecked husband
breaks lose—watch out for
fun, fuss and feathers!
You'll learn about laughing
from Syd Chaplin in this gay
matrimonial farce comedy!
A thousand roars!
Heavy Breed
Day Old
18 for S 3.00
100 for $16.00
Wedeene  Poultry  Farm
A large enthusiastic crowd attended
the Welsh Society whlst drive on Saturday night in the War Veterans'
Hall, when twenty-six tahles were in
play. Ladles' first prize was won by
.Mrs. C. Tobacco and Mrs. Devoy and
Mrs. J. D. Davis tying for second.
Mrs. Devoy winning on the cut.
Gent's first was won by Mrs. Lockner
and second Mr. Smith. Refreshments
were served and at 10 o'clock the
dance commenced, music being supplied hy Mrs. Hudson's orchestra.
by members of the
Young   Peoples   Society
May the 1st
Doors Open 7:3(1 p.m.
Commences at s p.m.
.Fifty Cents
*##♦*##*#*##**»*»********* I
1/ better
milk was produced you would
St. Charles cans
Nowhere is better milk
obtained than iit our
own fertile Fraser
Valley. Pure, rich, and
creamy, St. Charles
Milk is a
"Made in BRITISH
product of which we all
may be proud.
Write to The
Borden Co,
i Mr. Jas. Goard, of Goard Bros.
i Piano tuners of Vancouver, will be
j In the district on or about May 1st.
i Tunings or repairs will be promptly
1 attended to by phoning 247 Courtenay,
Mrs.   Perev  Sadler. 15-17
Mr. and Mrs. M. Brown desire to
I thank Dr. Hicks, matron and nursing
'staff of the Cumberland Hospital for
i their very kind attention to Mr. Brown
during his Illness and whilst a patient
| in  the hospital. *
In loving memory of Esther (wee
Ess.,) beloved daughter of David and
Jeanio Logan who died April the 17th,
1927, aged eight and one-half years.
An  angel   took  my  flower  away.
But I will not repine;
For Jesus  in  his  bosom   wears
I The flower that once was mine.
The depth of sorrow can not tell
The loss of one we loved so well,
And   while  she  sleeps   a   peaceful
Her memory we shall ever keep.
What   would   I   give  to   clasp  her
Her happy face to see;
To hear her voice and see her smile
That meant so much to me.
Inserted by her daddy, mama, sisters and brothers.
T.   BONE   ROASTS   and    OK«
STEAKS,   por   It)  eetOK,
SIRLOIN   STEAKS-        Ot-
per   lt>  *"*-
4   IDs  *n*K,
per  dozen      1.01/
4   (or     MU\e
Each   Ut
The Dairy
Cumberland, B.C.
We Deliver Thone98
Mr. Joe Idiens or Royston, waa tho
recipient of many congratulations
from his many frlenils on Tuesday,
theoccnslon helng his birthday. A
jolly little party was held at the
Idiens' residence, cards and music
helng thoroughly enjoyed. Those present Included Mr. and Mrs. W. Auchinvole. Mrs. Hoy, Miss Louie Dallos,
Miss C. MacKinnon, Messrs. H. Stewart, L. Geidt, H. Roy and R. Idiens.
WANTED—Large   Quantity   Cedar
'     Poles, all sizes and lengths.   Quote
1     best prices f.o.b. cars shipping point.
i Advise quantities can supply and
when can ship. Spot cash. Nelder-
meyer-Martin Lumber Co., Spalding
Dldg.,   Portland,   Oregon. 15-17
I For full particulars apply H. Treen,
j    P. O. Box 331, Cumberland.     14-16
FOR SALE—Motor Launch In first-
class running order; 4 H.P. Gray
engine; also semi furnished 2-room-
ed shack at Comox Lake. Apply
Joe Dallos, Waverley Hotel,        lt
FOR SALE—Privately. Dining Room
table and 4 chairs, In walnut;
Leather Couch; 2 armchairs; 1
open stove; 2 bed springs and mat-
tresBes. Apply Mrs. McAdam, Wav-
erly Hotel. U


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