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 See "Thanks For
The Buggy Ride"
Cumberland Islander
Ilo-Ilo Theatre
This Week-end
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Wtth which Is consolidated the Cumlierlnml .Veil s.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1928.
Victim of Logging
Accident Interred
Impressive Service at Funeral
of Arthur Boyd
Arthur Boyd, the twenty-three year
old son ot Mr. and Mrs. James Boyd,
of Maryport avenue, who was Instantly killed whilst at work In the Comox
Logging Camp, was laid to tils rent
on Sunday afternoon In the Roman
Cotholio Cemetery after a very impressive service held tn the Cumberland Catholic Church with the Rev.
Father Beaton officiating. Owing to
the great popularity of the deceased,
the Church was crowded to capacity
by friends from far and near to pay
their last respects. Arthur Boyd waB
a fine upstanding man being over six
feet tall and exceptionally well set up,
a man a person would take a second
look.at, and being of a very quiet and
unassuming nature, generous to a
degree. He has left us the remembrance of a true gentleman, a genial
nature, a lovable disposition, a good
friend and a kindly heart. To his
Immediate relatives and we, who have
yet to make the final lap in life's
journey, Is found consolation In the
thought that—-
Glimmering   through   the   shades   of
doubt and gloom,
The promised dawn
Casts shafts of beavenly leaven
When those, who now parted, shall
again draw near
On resurrection morn.
The Rev. Father Beaton conducted
the brief service at the graveside, deceased being borne to his last rest
by the following friends; Messrs. M.
Davison, N. Helm, J. Ducca. B.
Churchhlll, George Raga and B. Bono.
Many beautiful floral tributes were
received and are hereby gratefully
Two Pillows from the family.
Sprays—Mrs. Wrigley; Carlss Dor-
ith, Vancouver, B.C.; Rose and Parker, Qualicum; Uncle Lex and Aunt
Elsie, Qualicum; Mr. and Mrs. W.
Jackson; Mr. and Mrs. J. Marocchi;
Capt. and Mrs. C. J. Harris, Victoria;
Mr. and Mrs. J. Derbyshire and family; Mr. and Mrs. D. Walker; Agnes
and Alf; Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Taylor.
Oyster River; Mr. and Mrs. Lockner,
Union Bay; Mrs. Francesclnl and
Mrs. Balagno; Mr. and Mrs. Victor
Frelone and family; Mr. and Mrs.
David Hunden and family; Mr. and
Mrs. D. Bannerman and family; Messrs. Norman and Jack Hill; Mr. Robert Aitken; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Baird and family; Mr. and Mrs. James
Baird and family; Mr. and Mrs. Tho-
vlne and family; Mrs. K. Marocchi;
Mr. and Mrs. James Robertson; Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Lockhart; Mr. and
Mrs. H. Bogo; Mr. and Mrs. E. Collins; Mr. and Mrs. J. Bardessono;
Mr. and Mrs. J. Small.
Anchor—Mr. and Mrs. Hopstetter
and family.
Wreaths—Skldder 4, Camp 2; Mr.
and Mrs. Raga and Gladys; Mr. and
Mrs. Struthers and Rita; Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. O'Brien and Kathleen,; Mr.
James Larrlgan; Messrs. Harllng and
Ledingham; Miss Lena Bogo; Mrs.
J. Ducca and family; Mrs. V. Helm
and family; Mr. and Mrs. Tucker
James and family; Mr. and Mrs. F.
Slaughter and Willie; Mrs. M. Cavellero and family; Mr. and Mrs. A.
Marello; Josle and John Burghfmer;
Mr. and Mrs. Rlzz Plrrozinl; Mr. ami
Mrs. J. J. Potter; Mr. and Mrs. F.
Dallos; Mr. and Mrs. Victor Bonora;
McLcllan Bros; Mr. and Mrs. Harding and Eunice; Mr. and Mrs. H.
Grant; Mr. and Mrs. Petticrew.
i    Victoria, Aug. 4—British Columbia's
I greatest ltuquor profits for any period  since  government  control   came
Into  effect,   will   be  declared   about
the middle of this month.
While officials declined to give out
figures for the six months ending
March 31 last, they intimated that
they were larger than for the previous six months and In excess ot
those  recorded  tor  a  corresponding j
Board of Trade Asked to Cooperate
The Courtenay City Council at
their meeting on Monday night discussed the question of entertaining
the personnel of the navy which will
be in Comox harbor on Friday, 17th.
A}1 the members ot the council were
fit the opinion that some entertainment should be provided and a special
meeting has been called at which the
executive of the Board ot Trade is
expected to be present, when a suitable programme of entertainment
Will be drawn I'p, We have not heard
yet whether the Cumberland City fathers have discussed the proposition
op not, but we are led to believe that
that a cricket team from the Durban
will be in town on Saturday the 18th
and some sort of entertainment
should be provided for them.
six months a year ago.
Distribution of the largest dividends on the sale of liquor only
awaits figures for school attendance
all over the province, on which municipalities' share of the profits Is based As soon as these have been compiled, the government will divide the
profits on-the usual basis. The municipalities' share will represent the
largest sum ever given to them under
the present system as proceeds of
liquor sales.
For the six months ending March
31, 1927, liquor profits totalled $1,- \
913,872. Ot this municipalities recelv-'
ed $634,506.
Vancouver, Aug. 8.—Promised harvesting jobs on the prairies, nearly
500 men and fifty women are leaving
Vancouver today and Thursday. As
yet only one order for harvesters--
125 men to St. Boswells. Sask.—has
been received by J. H. Me Vet y, Dominion   Employment  Service.
The 500 men and fifty women who
are leaving In the net two days were
| promised work privately through their
own efforts.
Artist's Sketch of The New
Hall To Be Opened Aug. 17
Travel By Airplane
To The Mainland Is
Beyond Expectations
200 Paying Passengers Carried
in One Week in Addition to
Mail and Freight.—Fred Pickard a Passenger.
"The public ia satisfied." said Mr.
Eve president of the B.C. Airways,
Ltd., when discussing the operations
of his company during the first week j American ports.
Two Cruisers and
Destroyer To Be
Here August 17
Entertainment Being Arranged
for the Boys in Blue
From August the 17th to August
the 22nd, tbe harbor at Comox will
present a busy scene when three warships will be in the old harbour. H.
M. S. Despatch and H.M.S. Durban
and H.M.C.S. Vancouver are the three
ships expected. The two British boats
carry a coropletment of approximately
450 men and the Canadian, destroyer
about 230 so that there will be over
1,000 men around these shores for
the five days. The flagship of the
North   American   and   West   Indies
Only Building Of lis Kind To
Be Found Anywhere
Strength and durability are the outstanding qualities emphasized in the
unique structure to be known as the
Native Sons of ; Canada Hall and
which is fast nearlng completion on
Isabel Street. It occupies a most attractive site, surrounded by beautiful
trees on the left bank of the Courten-
The thirteenth annual Held day of
tbe Vuncouvcr Island und Coal District branch of the B.C. Mine Safety
Association will be held in Nanaimo
on the Central sports grounds on Monday, September 3rd. There will be
mine rescue and llrst aid competitions, when tha following trophies
will be competed for: V.I.M.A. Shield
with 1st, Snd and 3rd prison tor Mine
Itescue work; first aid events, B. C.
Department of Mines Cup, senior men
1st, 2nd prizes; Coulson Cup. senior
men. 1st and 2nd prizes; V.I.S..M.A.
Cup. juvenile boys. 1st nnd 2nd prizes:
Western Fuol Corporation Cup. juvenile girls. 1st mid 2nd prizes; St. John
Hall cup. Intermediate boys, 1st and
2nd prizes; one-man event, for senior
men, 1st and 2nd prizes; two-mair
I event, for senior men. 1st and 2nd
I prizes.
j     Prizes will be presented to the winners in St. John Hall in the evening
by tbe Minister of Mines, after which
I nn invitation dance for Mine Rescue
room 30 ft. by 50 ft; a dining roomftnd   Firat  Alders   and  their  friends
30 ft. by 38 ft; a parlor 18 ft. by 24|,„tM ,,„ ,,„,.,
ft. with a large open fire place, besides
a commodious kitchen, space for gym-
Courtenay Ball
Tossers Easy Win
squadron, the Despatch, will arrive at j ay River—just west of the bridge.
Esquimau tomorrow. The Durban
Is a light cruiser aud came into the
north Pacific waters from the China
station, on June the 6th and since
that time has been on u trip to the
north,  visiting  both  Canadian   and
of carrying passengers and mail between Victoria and the mainland,
"aud it follows that we must be, too."
When the record of one week's
performance of the Victoria company
Is compared with the experience of
others. Mr. Eve points out, it Is the
more oustandlng. He studied operations of pioneer companies in the
United States for three months before bringing the aviation project
to Victoria. While there he watched
one of the pioneer firms ln its operations. For the first six weeks its
planes carried a total of fourteen
paying passengers.
"On Saturday alone," said Mr. Eve,
"the B.C. Airways booked forty travellers."
Mr. Fred Pickard the Cumberland
Liguor Vendor, wbo Is on holiday
was one ot the passengers on Saturday last, the plane making the trip
over to Lansdowne Park in, thirty-
five minutes.
The H.M.C.S. Vancouver is a modern destroyer which arrived on the
Pacific In May lust and is stationed
Many entertainments are being arranged for the "lively little lads In
navy blue," and it Is safe to bet that
Cumberland  will  be  in  the  van  so |
The unique teature of the.building
is that the walls and partitions consist entirely of upright cedar poles;
the ceiling cedar V-Joint, panelled off
with cedar slabs, and one is made to
feel the solidity of the building by the
re-inforced concrete foundation and
especially by the 66 ft. truss logs, three
feet through, over the main floor,
which support and strengthen the
roof and which are tied to the walls
by round cedar braces.
The ball-room, which occupies the
whole of the main floor, is 60 ft. by
92 ft., with a five-foot gallery running
both sides and across one end
far as showing them a good time Is J* one _,    m
. i for  the  benefit of spectators.     The
concerned. _ „  .,     ,  „ - ,      r  ..
| floor  of  the  ball-room  is  of  No.   1
l Eastern maple, the best procurable.
\   In the basement there is a lodge
Cricket Games
This Week End
Cumberland and Courtenay
The finance committee of the aquatic sports canvassed the merchants
of the town during the week and met
with a good response. Following is
the list of cash and goods donations
received up to date. The complete
list will be published next week.
naslum, check-room and furnace-
At the official opening, a corner
stone of solid granite and weighing
600 pounds, will be placed in position.
A flag pole, one of the highest ln the
world, over 200 feet in height and set
in a cement base four feet from the
ground, is to be erected at the corner
of the main entrance.
The construction of the building has
been left entirely in the hands of Mr.
W. J. Hagarty, who prepared the plans
and to whom great credit is due. The
roofing material, carrying a 20-year
guarantee, of tar and gravel construction, has been laid by Mr. Albert Kerton.
This hall is to be opened on Friday,;
the 17th inst., with a grand opening
dance at which the Chevrolet Car and
Radio, for which a great many tickets
have been sold, will be drawn for
The   construction   of   this   building
j will be held.
The local mine rescue and first aid
teams have been practicing energetically of late and should do well at the
Twenty-Six Events
On Program for
Aquatic Sports
Arrangements   Completed
for Big Celebration
A meeting of all committees connected with the aquatic sports to be
| held at Puntledge Lake this Sunday
I was held on Monday night, when
j final arrangements were completed,
has" been watched with keen interest, I The lina"ce ™nimitte6 '"Ported con-
not only by those resident in thc djs-1 aUernWe progress and a goodly sum
trict. but by tourists and other visit- collected with several ot the mer-
ors from outside and Is said to be the|cl""'ts donuting valuable goods.
only building of its kind anywhere.
Edward W. Blckle  }10.00
Dr. MaoNaugton   5.00
L.  Frelone    6.00
Campbell   Bros  5.00
V. B. Bonora   3.00
A.  Henderson    2.50
Mrs.  K.  Marocchi    2.50
Marocchi   Bros  2.50
                           ! W.   Merrlflehl    2.50
Team from Victoria to Ifcekle Watoaab... 2.50
Jos. Aspesl   2.60
W. Bruce Gordon   2.50
Robert   Yates    2.60
Dean Quainton is bringing a cricket team to the district this week end.
Today a game is being played with j
Courtenay then the Dean brings his
team to Cumberland for a game
Saturday, returning to Courtenay for
a second game on Monday and a second game in Cumberland on Tuesday.
The visitors have a very fair team,
word was received by the Rev. F.
Comley, one of the number, conveyed
the information that Cowichan was
defeated on Wednesday by eleven runa |
after a good game.
For Saturday's game commencing
at 2:30: E. O. Robathan (Captain).
J. L. Brown (vlcercaptaln), W. Burns,
H. Hassell, S. (lough, J. Vernon-
Jones, Bob. Qoodall, C. Dando, J.
Vnughan, T. H. Mumford and L. H.
Finch with J. Stewart and J. Quinn
acting as reserves.
For the Tuesday game which will
start as soon after 3 as possible, the
| team will be picked trom the above
with the following other players added, K. Lacon, R. Lacon, and J. Ledingham.
Players are asked to be at the "Y"
not later than 2:16 on Saturday and
not later than 3 on Tuesday,
High Tides
For the Week
Aug. 10:—3:21 p.m. and 11:68 p.m.
Aug. 11:—3:42 p.m.
Aug. 12:—0:83 a.m. and 4:47 p.m.
Aug. 13:—1:54 a.m. and 5:31 p.m.
Aug. 14:—2:51 a.m. and 6:06 p.m.
Aug. 15:—3:58 a.m. and 6:36 p.m.
Aug. 16:—4;»7 a.m. and 7:05 p.m.
W.   Hudson     2.60
Mackenzie & Partridge   2.50
J. Mann  .'.  2.50
Thos.  Armstrong   2.50
J.  Nlnatti    2.00
Wm.   Douglas    2.00
Wilcock Ltd  2.00
Hurling & Ledingham   2.00
Henderson Motors   2.00
M.  Shlozakl  2.00
E. L. Saunders   2.00
Chas. Dalton   2.00
a. T. Cavin   2.00
C. W. Spooner   2.00
Alex. Maxwell   2.00
F. Dallos     1.50
E.  Alda   1.00
T. H. Carey   1.00
A. H. Kay   1.00
Albert   Evans     1.00
V. Marlnelll   1.00
TOTAL CASH   $84.50
Eddie Boyd Meets
With Peculiar Accident
Eddie Boyd of Cumberland is In
St. Joseph's Hospital, Comox, the result of a peculiar accident which occurred on Wednesday afternoon.
Young Boyd was standing on a log
when a tree came down, hit thc log
and catapulted the unfortunate man
into the air. He lauded on his head
and It was at first feared that he had
sustained Injuries to bis spine. Ou
enquiry at the hospital it was found
that he is progressing very favorably.
Eddie Boyd Is a brother of the late
Arthur Boyd who was killed Inst weetc
at the sume camp and the sympathv
of the many friends of the Boyd family In Cumberland lias been extended to them.
Shower For
T. H. Mumford. value  % B.0U
A.   MacKinnon,   value     6.00
J. Sutherland, value   6.00
John the Hatter, value   6.00
Matt. Brown, value (cigars) .... 6.00
W. P. Symons, value   5.00
T. Nakanishl, value (reel)   5.00
O. H. Tarbell & Son, value  5.00
Cumberland Supply, val. (grnc.) 2.50
R. C. Lang, value   2.50
L, Francesclnl, value   2.00
Mrs. Tom Brown was hostess at ;i
delightful miscellaneous shower held
at her home on Wednesday evening
In honor of Miss Nettle Robertson,
whose marriage takes place next
The evening was spent In cards, a
guessing contest and games. Mrs.
Buchanan and .Miss Nettie Robertson
winning llrst and second prizes for
whlst. Mrs. Conti was thc winner for
the guessing contest and Miss Chrissie Robertson being the winner of
the game contest, Dainty refreshments were served by Mr.s. T. Hrown.
Tbe gifts were curried in a pretty
decorated basket by little Laureen
Frelone and Master Hilly Little,
| Those present Included. Mesdames
I K. Bobba. L, Frelone, T. Brown. J. D,
| Robertson, W. T. Brown. J. Westfleld.
K. Marocchi, H. L. Robertson, T. Conti, Win. Beverldge, l>. Clelend, S. Cameron, J. Irvine. A. Bogo. J. D. Somervllle. It. T. Hrown, T, Robertson,
H. Buchanan and the Misses V. Bono.
C. Robertson. I.. Bogo, M. Pickettl,
Josle Pirozzln e, .Nettle Robertson.
Emma Ducca, Mary BardesBont, Nellie Cameron.
Youth Killed
At Camp 3
The programme committee had the
hardest proposition on, but after considerable work a programme consist-
lug of twenty-six  Items was drawn
up.    Iu the list of events there are
single und double  boat  races, swimming and fancy diving events, greasy
pole., ladles' single and double row
boat  races and a special  fifty  yards
While at his work at Camp 3 of the | swlm  fl)l" Ia'IieH- ' Tt|i8  event  '«  ,Ln
Comox Loging and Railway Company ! "Den one and in addition to the first
Thursday   morning,   Percy  Anderton j Prize, Mr. J. H. Cameron kindly do-
son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Anderton,! »»ted a medal for the winner.   There
of Courtenay had the misfortune to be
crushed between two logs. He was
rushed to St. Joseph's hospital where
It  was  found  that  his injuries  were
is also a Hy casting casting contest
with a special prize donated by Tommy's Hardware store. A new departure has been introduced this year
covery.    He died nt noon yesterday.
The funeral will take place at 3:30
on Saturday afternoon at the Roman
Catholic  cemetery.
Saturday Is
Scotsmen's Day
such that he had little hope of ro- j and on the suggestion of the Cumberland branch of tbe Canadian Legion,
a life saving contest for youths un
to 18 has been added to the programme with a special cup, to be won
twice in succession, before becoming
j the property of the winner, donated
j by the Canadian Legion. There are
also outboard motor races and launch
races and given fine weather, tlle
sports will attract a large crowd to
the lake. In adldtlon. all children
on thc ground nt 11 a.m.. on Sunday
will receive n special prize. As most
of the events are open, a large number from outside points have signl-
tled their Intention of competing. On
the suggestion Of Mr. Formby, of Union Bay. a special 100 yards handicap
swim will be held for which two val-
able prizes will be given.
Robert   Richardson   eldest
j Mr. and Mrs. O, Richardson, arrived
TOTAL VALUE  $47.00 | )l0me 011 Saturday evening on a few
: days furlough from bis boat which Is
; paying e visit to Seattle. Robert
' joined thc American navy some four
! years ago and says he likes It very
; much  and  Is  contemplating joining
Respectively   submitted,
From North, South, East and West
trains nnd ships will bring the Mo
Cregors and the MncDonulds, the
Camerons and the Campbells to Vancouver on Saturday August 11th for
the Caledonian games. Tbe city will
be alive with colors as over one hundred kilted dancers make their way
to Hastings Park. The skirl o' the
pipes and the waggle o' the kilt will
be In evidence as pipers from Winnipeg, Victoria and Vancouver compete In tbe great bund contest for
the J. W. Stewart trophy, Sturdy
stalwart men from the Land <>' Heather and cakes will show their prowess
iu the weight events while men of nil
nations will race on the track. In an
endeavor to emulate Percy the great.
The followers of the ancient games
of ((uniting nnd horse-shoe piloting
will have an opportunity to show their
skill.. Much amusement should be
created In the boys' scooter race. That
the Bicycle age has not been supplanted will be shown by the speed
artists or. the B.C. Wheelmen's Ass*.
A great reunion will be held In the
evening In front of the grand stand
when the Scottish choir ttnd the Scottish Orchestra will play and slim the
songs of Auld Scotia. They will be
assisted by Mr. Robt. Me I kite, the
famous Scottish Baritone. Miss Mary
of Isdale's pupils will give an exhibition ot Country dances.
Entry forms are pouring Into fl|e
secretary's office from nil over the
Pacific Coast.
Finance Committer, j up for a further period.
Mr. Cioninr Harding, the well known
singer, was a visitor to Cumberland
during the week.
Percy Williams and
Bob Grainger Fund
Percy Williams, of Vancouver, who
brought   undying  fame  to  his  native
province by winning the 100 metro and
2(iii metre races al tbe Olympic games
at Amsterdam has so stirred all residents of this fair province that n fund
has  been   started   to  assist   Williams
on his return.   Coupled with Williams
the name of hob Grainger appears in
till reports trom Amsterdam. Uralnger
practically   crashed   the   Kale  at   the!
Olympic Held In an effort to get to !
Williams In time to act as his coach
and trainer.   He went abroad at great I
Inconvenience, practically broke and
assisted tbe B.C. runner to bring fame
to B.C., Tlie fund started In, Vancouver is to help both Williams and
Grainger and a few admirers in Cumberland of both men have undertaken
to raise a little money locally to send
over. If you have anything to spare
please send It to Mr. J. Sutherland,
Mr. J. Cameron or Mr. J. L, Hrown
or to the office of the Islander. All j
contributions will he promptly ac- i
knowl edged.
I Port   Alberni   Fulfills   League
Engagement    on Sunday-
Locals Win
| The Port Alberni baseball team
■ journeyed over to Courtenay to fulfill
! their league engagement with the lo-
; cals, which, to say the least, was very
sporting of them, as the result in no
: way atfected the standing of the two
! teams in the league. They were hnnd-
i icanped. too. as some of their regular
! players were unable to come over.
j However, they made the best of It
and gave the locals a very good game,
although coming out on the small end
of a 13-6 score. Gilleland started on
the mound for the visitors, but after
being token for 7 hits and 10 runs,
was replaced by Neslund, the veteran
hurler from the Port, after three innings had been played. Neslund allowed 7 hits for 4 runs. Courtenay's
battery was McKee and Downey, and
to the end of the sixth frame there was
but one hit registered with no runs.
From then on Bill slackened off and
during the last three innings was
found for seven hits for six runs.
The game by innings was as follows:
1st innings: Kearney filed out to
Cummins. Edwards went out at first
on an assist by Hunden and Sherwood
fanned.   No hits, no runs, no errors.
Cummins walked. Millard sacrificed
and Downey drew a two-bagger, scoring Cummins. Dixon was safe at first
on an error by Sherwood and Downey
scored. McKay went out at first on
an assist by Macdonald, and Stant
flied out to Kearney. One hit, two
runs, one error.
2nd innings: McNaughton filed out
to Hunden, Neslund went out at first
on an assist by Harris and Macdonald
fanned.   No hits, no runs, no errors.
Hunden hit for two sacks and scored
on McKee's single. Harris went out
on a liner to first nnd Cummins singled and stoic second. Millard was safe
on an error by Sherwood. Downey
drove one out to left field, which Robertson mulled. Cummins and Millard
scoring. Dixon went out at first on an
assist by Macdonald. Three hits, four
runs, two errors.
3rd innings: Robertson was safe on
an error by Dixon and stole second.
Marshall filed out to Stant, Gilleland
fanned, and Kearney went out at first
on an assist by McKee. No hits, no
runs, one error.
McKay went out at first on an assist by Macdonald. Stant singled and
Hunden was safe at first on an error
by Sherwood. McKee fanned and the
bases were filled when Harris got hit
by a pitched ball. Cummins singled,
scoring Stant and Hunden, and Millard
singled, scoring Harris and Cummins.
Downey flied out to Marshall. Three
hits, four runs, one error.
4th innings: Edwards went out at
first on an assist by McKee and Sherwood flied out to Hunden. McNaughton was safe on an error by Millard,
and Neslund fanned. No hits, no runs,
one error.
Gilleland was relieved by Neslund.
Dixon connected for three bags, and
McKay filed out to McNaughton. Stant
flied out to Marshall. Hunden got another two-bagger, scoring Dixon and
came home on a two-bagger by McKee. Harris fanned. Three hits, two
runs, no errors.
5th innings: Macdonald went out
at first on an assist by Cummins. Robertson singled and stole second. Marshall funned and Robertson got caught
trying to steal third, Downey assisting.
One hit, no runs, no errors.
Andy Robinson and Bannerman replaced Millard and Stant in Courtenay's batting order. Cummins fanned,
Robinson went out at first on an assist
by Macdonald and Downey went out
at flrst on an assist by Kearney. No
hits, no runs, no errors.
6th Innings: Gilleland fanned.
Kearney and Edwaids both went out
nt first on assists by McKee. No hits,
no runs, no errors.
Dixon fanned. McKay went out at
llrst on an assist by McNaughton, and
Bannerman filed out to Marshall. No
hits, no runs, no errors.
7th Innings; Sherwood hit for two
bases and McNaughton was safe on an
error by Cummins. Neslund fanned.
Macdonald connected and, on fielder's
choice, McKee tried to get Sherwood
at tlie place, but Sherwood scored.
Robertson singled, scoring McNaughton and Marshall singled, filling the
bases. Gilleland fanned, but McKee
forced Macdonald home by walking
Kearney. Edwards was safe on an
error by Hunden and Robertson scored.
Marshall also tried to score but was
caught at thc plate on an assist by
Harris. Three hits, four runs, two
Hunden improved his batting average with a three-bagger, but McKee
and Harris fanned.   Cummins brought
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1928.
The Cumberland Islander
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1928.
IT IS a good iliing that a sufficiency of labor for
the coming harvest is assured by the sending
of ten thousand of Britain's unemployed to
Canada to help out. We in Canada should feel
both grateful and proud at the knowledge of so
bountiful a harvest. Truly Providence is good
to this Canada of ours and we go marching steadily forward to our peaceful place in the sun, the
envy of so many nations, maybe, but the enemy
of none. How could we be an enemy of the nations wu are helping to feed?   This by the way.
While all of us will rejoice that there will lie
no shortage of labor for the gathering in of the
harvest, there is another cause for rejoicing and
that is the fact that the British and Canadian
governments, and our railways, appear to have
undertaken to see that the harvesters, when their
harvesting jobs are finished, shall not be thrown
on the industrial scrap heap to augment Canada's
unemployed army. The scandal of a few years
ago, when many of the men from the old country
were left here strained high and dry, has not
been forgotten, nor will be soon. It gave Canada
a black eye overseas and was poor emigration
There is much to be said for the idea expressed
in London that, as far as possible, miners should
be sent out here on this harvesting job. They
should make good harvesters, being strong, hardworking and eager for a new chance. When the
harvest is garnered in these men could easily
be absorbed in our mining industry. We are not
all desirous of seeing them enter into competition
with the coal miners of Canada. Where they
would fit in best would probably be in the new-
mining camps, where men are digging for, gold,
copper, silver, lead and other metals, an industry
which had made such tremendous strides in the
past few years.
But whatever the promised harvesters turn
mendous natural resources, and to help this country realize its high destiny as one of the most
prosperous countries of the world and the Empire
where not only are all men equal and free, but
happy, prosperous and successful. Welcome to
the harvesters!
A GREAT THING is happening in the world
but for some peculiar reason not much attention is being paid to it. The nations of
the world, due to the wise and statesmanlike action of Secretary Kellogg, are getting together
to outlaw war. This is a stupendous fact, one of
the greatest facts of all history . Never before
in the history of the human race, so far as humans of today are aware, have the different countries of the earth come so near to the establishment of universal peace. For centuries we have
been either making war upon one another, preparing for war with each other, or else recovering from war amongst ourselves.   What idiocy!
Now, at last the viewpoint is changing. Men
and women—perhaps it should be put women and
men for women saw the truth first—are realizing
the futility of war. War settles nothing; solves
no problems, ends no disputes, eases no burdens
but imposes them instead, never conquers anybody, for the spirit of man is unconquerable, and
in a word is an utter waste of men, wealth, time,
energy and all that goes into the making of war.
War is always destructive; never constructive.
At the end of any war the parties to it have to get
together around a table and discuss the matters
in dispute. The right policy is to sit around a
table first and fight afterwards; better still, to
not fight at all.
Not everybody, probably will see this happy
outcome of the efforts of the United States to
bring about outlawing of war. The professional
soldiers will still want to see standing armies
maintained. The makers of munitions, the builders of ships of war, and all the greedy horde of
army of contractors who profiteer in the blood
of men will still preach about the glory of war.
the heroism of our soldiers (which nobody will
dispute) and the necessity of war as a reconse-
cration of the nation to higher things. We have
heard it all before and humanity is not to be so
easily Tooled today as it has been. The price we
pay for making our international bankers our
munition makers, and our profiteering contractors
rich beyond the dreams of avarice, is too high
Every Canadian will rejoice in the knowledge
The Salmonbellies at Sea
The Westminster Lacrosse team
which represented Canada at th?
Olympic games at Amsterdam arc
shown In the above photograph on
Uie boat deck ol the Canadian Pn-
cillc ship. "Empress ot Scotland.'
on which they crossed the AUnntlc
In the front row. from left to right
arc. 0. Doyle, J. Stoddard. 1).
Brunett, H. Wllkte, G. Feenoy, 11.
Stoddard, .1. Woods,; back row, CI.
Spring, W. I'.uchell J. Vernon,
Red Porter. Bobby Bourne, Ab.
Brown, Hob, .Mackie. Nels Atkinson, Leo Gregory (captain) and
Dan McKenzie (business manager)
in the [(holograph below Is seen
Don Carrick, amateur boxing
champion, i nthe gymnasium on
hoard (he "Empress of Scotland'
sparring with (he liner's physical
instructor. Both he and other
members of the Canadian Olympic   team   aboard   the   vessel   fre
quented the "gym" to keep fit, and
found the exercises, combined with
the sea air, put them In top shapo
hy the time (hey reached the other
The world's champion Salmon-
bellies were defeated by the John
Hopkins University, of the United
Slates who In turn were defeated
by the British team, then the Salmonbellies created a deadlock hy
defeating the British team. The
British learn refused to replay so
the  deadlock  stands.
their hands to in Canada it is to be hoped they j that not only Canada but all the other nations
will decide to stay in Canada, this great land of comprising this commonwealth of nations which
adventure of promise, of opportunity.   There is is the British Empire have signfied ther willing-
room here for many millions. There should be no
restriction placed upon any who want to come
here and find work to do. The parrot cry of
certain sections of our people that the newcomers
will enter into competition with labor already
here is so much balderdash. Every man who
comes will create wealth. He will not only be a
wage-earner but a wage-spender. His family will
soon follow him. All of us who are here already
will benefit by his coming. The Prince of Wales
on his last visit to Canada spoke of this Dominion as "this greatest unchartered reef of wealth
which is Canada". Men are needed, badly needed,
to chart the reef of wealth, to exploit our tre-
ness to enter into holy compact of no more war.
That is a glorious sight to give the world. This
great assemblage of free nations, the most free
dom-loving of all the nations of the earth, na
tions which have proved their prowess on many a
battlefield, speak as one and say, "Yes, we are
for world peace". Truly is the British Empire
a league of nations that gives lead to all the nations of the earth. We who belong to it may
feel proud that when one nation, wnich is an
offshoot of the Empire, proposes the outlawry of
war all the nations which are blood kin to her
grasp her hand in ready willingness to stand for
the peace of the world.
Annual Meeting Held on Saturday Last at Lecture
The annual meeting of the employees of the Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Limited. Comox District Medical Fund was held at the Lecture Hull
on Saturday evening when the reports of the secretary were presented
The meeting was most enthusiastic
and much satisfaction expressed at
the progress made during Ihe past
year, the secretary's report being unanimously approved, All officers were
re-elected, Mr. Sid. Hunt, chairman;
Mr. It. Campbell, of Union Bay, «ee-
chairman; Mr. James Dick, secretary;
Messrs. H. Devlin, G. J. Richardson
and H. Bates representing No. 4 mine
und Mr. H. Waterfleld representing
No. 5 mine.
Dr. George Kerr MacNaughton was
granted leave of absence during the
sessions of the Provincial Legislature
at  Victoria.
The total trade of Canada for the
twelve months ended April 30, 1928
was valed nt {2,345,056,621, an In
crease of $23,205, 269, over thc corresponding period of last year.
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
Hot Weather
Large Oranges per dozen 45<^ and GOc
No. I Hot IIou.se Tomatoes, per lb  20^
Bartlett Pears, tfuod to eat, per lb   25£
Ne wSeason's Apples, 2 lb for 25c
New Potatoes, S lbs. for 25^
Waxed Paper for Lunches  10£ and 15tf
Hamsterly Farm Strawberry Jam, 41b   85£
Gold Cross, Pineapple Marmalade, 41b   85£
Kellogg's  Com  Flakes, 2 for   25^
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
Phone 155 Phone 155
Made Hole in One!
The happiest man in the Comox Valley on Saturday evening was Mr. Johnnie Stevenson,
of the Courtenay Golf Club, and
the cause of his elation was the
fact that to him goes the credit
of being the first player to make
a hole in one on the Sandwick
course, which feat he performed
at the mashie hole, the 8th, on
Saturday. Of course, a hole in
one is more or less a lucky shot,
particularly when made by an
indifferent golfer, which is often
the case, but Johnnie is one of
the most consistent players in
the Courtenay Club, and is fully
entitled to all the glory attached to such a play; all the more
so inasmuch as he is also one
of the pioneers of the club. The
event was properly celebrated in
the accustomed way. at the Club
House at the week-end.
TAKE NOTICE that 1, the under
signed, of Bevan,- B.C., -will not be
responsible for and will not pay any
debts charged to me hy any person
whomsoever without my consent in
Dnted this 18th day of July. 1923
She couldn't
leave town
without thanking
our operators
A lady living at (.'olquitz
Vancouver IslumU was leaving to reside elsewhere, but
so cordial liail been her relations with our operating
staff thnt she felt site
cmihlJi't depart without expressing Iicr appreciation.
"I cannot leave the neighbourhood," she salt)* In a
letter to our ('olquitz agent,
"without thanking jon for
tlie very attentive ami eonrt-
imius service which I linve
always received when making telephone connections
through your exchange. The
service given by yourself and
assistants has been such as to
leave very happy memories."
Comox Jersey
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Olllce Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
j King George Hotel;
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I Centrally Located!
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Electrically Heated
Our Service is the BEST
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Is in favor with young and old
Your Favorite Vendors
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed Crown
lands may be pre-empted by British
subjects over 18 years ot age and by
aliens on declaring Intention to become British subjects, conditional up-
0:1 residence, occupation and Improve-
n ent  for agriculture  purposes.
Full information concerning regulations regarding Pre-emptions 1b given
In Bulletin No. 1. Land Series, "How to
Pre-empt Land." copies of which can
be obtained free of charge by addressing the Department of Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Government Agent
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes and which is not timbered,
I.e., carrying over 5,000 board feet per
acre west of the Coast Range and 8,000
feet per acre oast of that Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are to
be addressed to the Land Cimmission-
or of the Land Recording Division, In
which the land applied for le situated,
and are made on printed forms, copies
of which can be obtained from the
Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
live years and Improvements made to
value of $10 por acre, including clearing and cultivating at least Bve acres,
before Crown Grant can bo received.
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved Crown
lands, not being timber land, for agricultural purposes; minimum prlc» of
llrst class (arable) lond Is ?5 por acre,
and Bccond class (grazing) land, 12.50
per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease of Crown lands
Is glv6n In Bulletin No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and Lease of Crown
Mill factory or Industrial Bites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of stumpage
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltea,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected In tho first year, title being
obtained after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled and land
has been surveyed.
For grazing and Industrial purposes
areas not exceeding 640 acres may be
leased by one person or a company.
Under the Grazing Act the Province
Is divided Into grazing districts and
the range administered under a Crating Commission. Annual grazing permits are Issued based on numbers
ranged, priority being given to established owners. Stock-owners may
form associations tor range management. Free, or partially free, permits
are available for settlers, campers and
travellers, up to ten oead.
250 Cups to the Pound
Low Fares
Prairie Points
Eastern Canada
Kastern States
a-r»" THE
"Il P.M.
E. W. Blckle, Agent,
Cumberland, B.C. Telephone 85
Or write C. F. Earle, District Passenger Agent, Victoria, B.C.
,:an ad ian National
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
Telephone 144
Mill St., Courtenay
Agent ln 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 Bidwell Street, and
Courtenay, B.C.
In every sorts of building materials,
Royston Lumber Co.
Night calls: 134X Courtenuy
! Office: 169 Cumberland.
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
David Hunden, Jr.
of all descriptions
—    WOOD FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1928.
Office of the Medical Health Officer
Cumberland,  B.C.
July 31st, 1928.
: Notice to the Public of Cumberland,
In a circular letter sent to tho
Health Officers of the Province Nine
cases of Infantile Paralysis were reported in the Province, one In Vancouver, three in Fernie, and five In
Nanaimo, with one death. Sence the
letter was received more cases were
reported from Nanaimo.
In view of the fact that a large
number of families have recently arrived here from Nanaimo, and that
many persons have been visiting Nanaimo, it has been thought wise to publish a few of the facts relating to tht
, seriousness of this disease, and the
' ways It may be spread.
Definition. An acute infectious disease accompanied in many, perhaps in
most cases by Paralysis. The Paral-
ysis Is Incidental and when it occurs,
is a weakening or a total loss of power
In certain muscles with no gross disturbance of sensation.
"The Name Infantile Paralysis" is
no longer applicable. The incidence
of this disease and the increased mortality in adolescents nnd adults must
be realised.
Methods of transmission of tlie (lis-
ease. The work of Dr. Wickham io
the Swedish epidemic of 1905 Is'Important ln this connection. "Owing to
the geographical nature of Sweden,
with Its small villages with a few lines
ot Communication, he was able to
demonstrate that the disease only
travelled along lines of human communication, that it would not cross
a ravine 100 yards wide; he showed
that whenever infection spread to a
fresh village someone from the Infected area had visited the village and
that this person was not ill, neither
did he later develop the disease, he'
was a carrier".
Definition of a Carrier. A Carrier
Is a person adult or child who harbours the Virus in his nasal, buccal,
or pharangeal muccous membrane,
and can transmitt it to others, without himself showing the signs or
symptoms of the disease at the time
or at a later date (healthy carrier) or
one who has had the disease, has ai>-
parently made a complete recovery,
but still harbours the virus (chronic
carrier) "Dr. Pexner of the Rockefeller : Institute, New York, has demonstrated the presence of the virus
in the mouth of a healthy person
whose child was ill with the disease".
Let me quote one Instance of how
a carrier has spread the disease. This
was reported by Dr. Collier. "One
day a farmer from a country village
sold a horse to another farmer who
lived 20 miles away, and as part of
the contract had to deliver the horse
at the farm of the purchaser. He
started from home leaving his child
ill with Infantile Paralysis. He took
the midday meal with the purchaser,
and aat between two of the children
at the table. Within 48 hours both
of the children were ill with Infantile
Paralysis and a few days later their
mother and another child were stricken by one short visit of a "Carrier"
with no possible source of infection
from elsewhere. Probably, too, this
father had infected his own child, for
adults are often Carriers".
Personal Precautions to Be Adopted.
1. "As It has been shown experiment
ally that the virus Is present in
the nasal muccous membrane, an
antiseptic solution should he applied by means of a spray, to the
throats and nasal passages, not
only of the patients, but of all
persons brought In direct contact
with them. A 1 per cent, solution
of peroxide of hydrogen, or permanganate of potash — 1:5000.
These an also be used as throat
wash and gargle.
2. "All discharges of the patient as
well as articles which may he soiled by such discharges, should be
immediately  disinfected.
3. "The sick should be isolated from
the healthy, and If appropriate
Isolation and nursing cannot he
obtained at home, the patient
should be treated In an Isolation
hospital. The sick-room and Us
contents should be disinfected at
the end of the Illness.
4. "Those  closely   attending  on   the
sick should avoid any contact with
others, especially with children,
which might lead to infection in
the ways previously mentioned.
5. "Contacts should be excluded from
school for a period of three weeks.
While It is difficult at present to
know how long the infection ot
Infantile Paralysis persists, isolation of the patient for six weeks
Is a desirable measure.
6. "In view of the danger ot infection
from abortive cases and carriers
anyone suffering from indefinite
feverish attacks should remain
away from work or school and
consult a doctor at once.
7. "In view of the fact that healthy
adults can convey the disease to
children and adults there is more
hope of limiting the spread of the
disease If the contacts are known
and Isolation  of the contacts 1b
Instituted  promptly.
Bear ln mind tbe New York Epidemic
of 1018-5000 dead and 13.000 jwra-
lyied In greater or less degree In
three months,
The   responsibility-   of   disregarding
these regulations Is a very great one.
It Is no leas than the possible death or
permanent crippling of a young child,
E.  R.  HICKS,
31-81 Medical Health Officer.
The Editor, j
Cumberland Islander,
Dear Sid.—Allow me, as president
of the local branch of St. Andrew's
Society ,to protest against the growing tendency to use such terms as
Ex-Premier of England."
Were Mr. Ramsay MacDonald other
han the man he Is he might prefer
o be invited to English Columbia as
he Ex-Premier of Scotland but not,
et us hope, being yet over Anglifled,
le is still a Scottish gentleman and
vould favor the title, "Premier of
3reat Britain, etc."
As compared with Scotland geographically, England occupies the better
position. Numerically and financial'
Iy (If you include her Jews) England
is superior, but then that superiority
existed and was acknowledged at the
time of Union when she agreed to be
governed united with Scotland and
named Great Britain for all purposes
rf national government under a United kingship.
The people of England have a weak-
less for the term English gentlemtn;
let us hope they will continue to claim
•hat distinction and be entitled to it,
ememberlng at the same time that
io gentleman backs out of a bargain
lonontbly made, signed and sealed.
If the local branch of the Canadian
Olub be fortunate enough to have Mr.
MacDonald as a guest, I feel sure they
will honor him not as a Scot, who was
.First Minister in England, not as a
Scotsman, who occupied the highest
position in Scotland, not as one who
had captained one vessel, but as commander of the fleet.
Yours faithfully.
John Inglis.
Courtenay, Aug. 8th, 1928.
of the
Canadian Medical Association
Nelson's Unlucky Love Adventure.
Question concerning Health, addressed to the Canadian Medical
Association. 184 College Street,
Toronto, will he answered. Questions as to diagnosis and treatment will not be answered.
During the summer months the
symptoms caused by adenoids are not
as noticeable as in winter. The. are
referred to now because this is an
opportune time for having them attended to.
Adenoids are tumor-like growths
that develop in the passage betweeu
the nose and throat. Very young
children may have adenoids. The
majority of cases occur in children
from eighteen months to six years of
| age.
The presence of adenoids usually
causes what is apparently a chronic
j cold In the head, with a great deal of
j discharge from the nose. These symn-
i toms, with snuffles, occur during the
' 'winter season. Cough is frequently
associated with the condition.
i    If the growths are large, the child
will be a mouth-breather—breathing |
through the mouth day and night, be-
cause   the   natural    breathing-space;
through the  nose  is  blocked.    This;
gives rise to snoring.
In advanced cases, the child has a ;
characteristic appearance of the face.
The open mouth gives a stupid ex-
presslon, the nostrils are small aud ,
pinched, the upper lip is thickened.
Tin1 voice may have a nasal twang.
The heuring may be impaired. Bed-
wetting may be part of the symptoms. '
Complete removal Is the only treat-
ment for adenoids of any severity.
Parents who have been advised by
their physician to have an adenoid
condition corrected In their child J
should do so. Parents of children
whu show evidence of adenoids, as |
described, should have the children I
examined to find out the condition, j
The treatment of such a condition Is I
advised because ft interferes with the i
normal development of the child, j
lowers his level of physical fitness ■
and, if severe, results in a permanent
deformity of the mouth and face
YJ^riting in the London "Evening
News," Max Pemberton, well-
known English writer, says:—
"I read in an American journal
a discussion as to which is the
most beautiful city in the world;
and I am not surprised that a
writer names Quebec, and
names it with emphasis.
We cannot wonder at the
literary enthusiasm Quebec
has provoked.
"The majestic appearance
ef Cape Diamond," says one
writer . . . the fortifications
the cupolas, and minaret a,
like those of an Eastern city,
blazing and sparkling in the
sun, the noble basin like a
sheet of purest silver, in
which might ride with safety
the navies of the world, the
graceful meanderings of the
River St. Lawrence, the fertile valley dotted with picturesque habitant houses, the
distant falls of Montmorency
. . . thc grim purple mountains, the barriers to the
North, form a picture which it
le no exaggeration to say is
unsurpassed in any part of
the world."
It is easy to applaud such
chauvinism when one has
foot in Quebec and been received
with that courtly hospitality for
which its people are famous.
Naturally, romance is never far
away from Buch a picture. There?
Is a story told of the Lord Nelson
and of one Miles Prentice, who
served under Wolfe and subse-
taently served beer.   This fellow
opened an inn to which the soldiers
and sailors resorted . . . and among
them in the year 1782 came the
Captain Nelson, then commanding
H.M.S.  Albemarle, of 26 guns.
"Miles Prentice," says a writer*
"had a niece, Miss Simpson,
daughter of Sandy Simpson, whose
charms so captivated the embryo
Admiral that when his vessel had
sailed from port he clandestinely
returned for the purpose of wedding 'the maid of the inn,' which
purpose was defeated by Mr. Alexander Davidson, then a Quebec
merchant, who, with the assistance
of his boat's crew, forcibly carried
the amorous captain on board hie
This   seems   somewhat   drastic
treatment, hardly likely to be popular in our time, when captains
ashore to marry maids are usually
welcome and other paople hasten
to buy confetti.   But Quebec
ever was and ever will be a
city   of   tbe   strictest   proprieties.
I would add that my first
visit to this incomparable
height was made during the
first considerable snowfall of
thc year. I believe some
five feet of snow were down
in relatively a few hours, and
anything more bewitching
than the whitened domes and
pinnacles and the fairy-like
scenes beyond the wells it If
difficult to imagine.
But Quebec is the home of
superb spectacles, and in tht
Chateau Frontenac possesses
one of the most dominating
hotels in the world. Here
is a great hostelry like to
no other one can name—
majestic in the fashion of a
mediaeval fortress, yet u
up-to-date as any hotel in
America and more comfortable than most. From its terrace a
glorious panorama of river and villages and blue hills beyond is unfolded . . . and it is no surprise to
hear that many thousands of Americans seek this palatial height
every year and suceumb to Ha
"See Naples and then diet"
Father, see Quebec and find •
new inspiration to live. _
Miss Hutton returned to Victoria on
Saturday last after spending a very
pleasant holiday at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hutton.
Mrs. Stalker returned from Sidney
last Friday after a visit to Resthaven
Sanitarium where she found her aunt,
Mrs. Gunn, improving In health from
her treatment there.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Morgan and family motored to Alberni on Sunday and
report a very pleasant trip. They met
Irvine and Scotty there.
Mrs. W. c. White left with the stage
on Sunday morning for Alberni, on a
visit to her daughter, Mrs. A. Monks.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Wain and friends
visited Campbell River on Sunday
Mrs. T. Hadden, who came to attend
the celebrations, is the guest of Mrs.
E. Carter for a couple of days.
Mr. and Mrs. Playfair, of Point
Holmes, visited friends around the
Valley during the week.
Mr. A. Marshall is the proud possessor of a brand new "Chev" car.
Mr. D. L; Stuart, who purchased the
Popham place, is busy now erecting
a chacken house.
Given Newly-Weds
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Horwood
was the scene of a very pleasant function on Monday night of this week
when the Valley people gathered there
to wish Mr. and Mrs. Fred Horwood,
Jr., the newly-weds, a happy and
prosperous. life. Mr. T. Pearse voiced
the sentiment of the gathering in a
few fitting words when he presented
the young couple with a tray and tray-
ful of table silver to carry back to
California the good wishes of their
friends. Fred, Jr., suitably replied
and Mrs. Horwood, Jr., whom everyone falls in love with, voiced her
grateful thanks for the beautiful gifts.
A happy evening was spent in
games, music, recitations, etc., taken
part in by Mrs. S. Shaw, Mrs. H.
Shaw, Mrs. A. Wain and Mrs. J. W.
Stalker, and Messrs. T. Pearse, E. Calnan and J. W. Stalker. To crown the
evening's fun the young folk ot the
Valley, well supplied with cow bells,
tin cans, etc., etc., .gave the newly-
weds a taste of a Canadian charivari.
The young couple leave on Saturday
morning on their return journey to
Oakland, Cal.
Who Won lit
Proud Parent [who served)—"What
I told you fs the story of the World
His Son "Hut. Papa, what did they
need the rest of the army for?"
Automobile Side Curtains Repaired
Also Harness Repairs
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
AutoB for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B. G.
Migratory Birds
Convention Act
A summary of the Migratory Birds
Convention Act is given below. This
is the law which Is based upon the
Treaty with the United States. The
District Officer is Mr. J. A. Muriro,
Okanagan Landing, B.C., and enquiries may be addressed to him or to
the Commlsloner, National Parks cf
Canada, Department of the Interior,
Open  Seasons
British Columbia, both dates inclusive, Ducks, Geese, Brant and
Coots, Eastern District, September 15
to December 31. Ducks, Geese and
Coots, Western District, October 15
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1928.
There was a chill in the room, no
fire could dispell it- The brave, hewn
branches ot the tall trees remembered Bummer and burned in red ami gold
end green. The stove glowed. But
the room wns cold with the loss ot
Something was dead In each of us,
nnd what was dead was Hope"—
The Hue went through Pauli's mind.
She shook herself, mentally, physically,    She reminded Mltzi:—
"Al least you saw liim when tbe
regiment came through."
"Yes, I saw him. 1 was so—ob,
i'auli It was more than happy that I
didn't see him. You can't understand
what I mean, You'll learn, 1 suppose.
1 mean I touched htm, I knew he was
there, but my eyes saw tho old Fritz,
After he had gone I saw him again—
what he had really looked like—not
Fritz at all, not Fritz."
"Carl hasn't been home since he
kissed me over there by the window.
He's never seen his baby, hut now"—
Pauli pulled at the folded piece of
paper on top of tlie letter packet. She
slipped it from under thc string that
held the letters together and smoothed
It out. The first words.—I—love—
She smiled happily, gallantly. She
tucked the piece of common paper
with ihe three celestial words in common Ink upon it, in the little pocket of
her dross, over her heart. Mitzi watched her. And asked desperately: —
"Where's ihe sewing? Give me some
Pauli gave her a dross, needle and
coarse thread from tho basket.
"What luck," Paid Pauli, "for us—
that you save Kurt's clothes."
Mitzi   was   quite   still.    When   she
spoke again her voice was quite pitiful.    She explained  simply: —
"I hoped I might need them again."
There   was   a   sound   In   the   hall.
Pauli's pale face (lushed.    Tier heart
beat sickeningly.   Carl, she said quickly, trying to hide her exultance, her
"Is that the baby?"
She got to her feet, listened at the
baby's  door.    He  was   sleeping,   she
knew;   she was  listening  for Carl.
The step passed upward. Paull
turned away. Her heart sank again,
paunded, was normal.   She said;—
Dr. Mueller told uie that most women nowadays, cut up their sheets
for the new babies."
She came back to the fire and picked up some sewing.   Mitzi asked:—
"Was ho asleep?"
"Yes.   He sleeps a great deal, day
times, to make up for the bad nights.
T suppose.   When ever a band passes
he wakes up and cries."
.Mitzi nodded.
"I  suppose so.    Maybe ho understands."
Paull laughed a little.
"We thing he's a born critic.   You
OUghtto see him wilh books or papers
Ho takes hold of all he can find—there
aren't many now—and  tears them—
quite happily.    If that isn't criticism
what is it?"
Mitzi smiled.
"Kurt, was like that too." she said
"He always profererd books to toys
when he was little."
Pauli turned a hem.   Her roughened fingers kept catching in the thread.
'The baby will be all right I'm sure,'
Bhe said, "as soon—as we get some
"How about Baruska?" Mltzi inquired; "she's on thc farm, Isn't she,
or did she leave?"
"I don't know. We've written and
written but mails are uncertain and
we can't afford journeys, of course."
Mltzi started to speak; hesitated
dropped her sewing, picked it up
again finally said, with a sort of
forced courage:—
"Don't think me meddling, but I'd
Write Mr. Behrend. After all, the baby's bis grandson."
Paull Hushed again.   She answered
Slowly, making a funny little gesture,
half defiant apology, half resignation.
"I have written."
"And had no answer? What, a brute
he is. But now that Cnrl is coming
surely he'll let you hoar from him
his own son- coming home after nil
this time?"
Paull smiled across at her. She said
"I'll tell you a secret. Don't tell
father, for mercy's sake! I took advantage of Carl's arrival and wrote.
and this morning—well, I did get an
"Everything. I was a little astonished, although I had hoped. But father insulted him, really—well, almost
beyond forgiveness. He had that carload of rice hidden. Mr. Behrend, I
mean. And he came for advice and
father said, "I'm busy.   Please go,"
"I know," said Mitzi. "Was that
really  all?"
"No. You remember when it was?
Just before tho baby was born? Well,
Mr. Behrend turned at the door and
said, 'Let me know about Pauli I'll
come as soon as 1 hear the news of
her and the baby. You can reach me,
night or day.'"
"And then?"
"And then father said. "Come back
when you've sold your rice for what it
cost, not a heller more; come back
then and not until then, you murder!"
Again that sound in the hall. Oh,
those little trivial sounds and tbe
listening heart. Paull rose again and
went to the door. Mltzi watched her.
The dear pitiful pretense. Mltzi knew
or once had known, the waiting for
the dear beloved familiar step. Now
Mitzi listened too for the heavy tramp
of an impressive elderly postman.
She spoke hastily.
"It was dreadful. I suppose. But
somehow nothing seems so bad these
days. I mean things like that, personal animosities. quarrelB, and even
if he was terribly angry he's the baby's grandfather."
I'auli came back. The sound in the
hal1 had ceased.
"I know, but you know them both,
Mr. Behrend and father. Especially
father. He—well, he has his pride
left to him. That's about all. He'd
rather die than write or apologize.
Writing would amount to that I suppose. His pride and his principles,
these remain to him. Anyway, Mr.
Behrend's coming and I've got to tell
father—don't envy me!"
Mitzi laughed, a rusty sound, as If
laughter were strange to her. an alien
thing,   unused,   half  forgotten.    She
asked: —
"Where is the professor now?"
"In tho queue waiting to huy food
sine edaylight."
"Food   that reminds me.   I'd better
go "
"No stay for dinner. I had it ready
quite a while ago, before the doctor
came, hut I'm keeping it warm till fa
ther comes. I never know how long
he'll be .when he goes out like this."
"Well, are you sure you can spare
I'd love tn stay. Kurt's still at school,
"Carl's not due till supper. I asked
father to have something special for
Carl. He promised. I know he'll
bring it, if he can.   Guess!" !
"I can't."
Mitzi     looked    very    simply    and
stnrkly hungry.   She ordered directly
and petulantly, as a child,
"Don't tease; tell me!"
"Not rcaly?"
Pauli rose and began to clear the
"Only enough for Carl, of course.
Father's selling the best picture, Judas. He took it down yesterday. We'd
rather counted on Judas, but ft Isn't
every day that one's husband"	
She stopped suddenly, she couldn't
hear Mitzi's eyes. The physical hunger
was gone from them now, but they
were  starved, starved.    Paull  asked
hurriedly: —
"What time Is It?"
Mltzi dropped the tell-tale eyes to
the cheap little watch on her wrist.
"Twenty past one."
Time goes so slowly!"  Pauli complained,  taking the  picture  of Carl
and   the   paper  flower  to  the  desk.
"There, by his typewriter.   Car] loves
bright colors—like a child—he is a
baby really, In so many ways.   Father
wanted  to  sell  the tpyewrlter but  I
wouldn't—H was like asking me to sell
something alive—-and I was right, for
it pays its board now, addressing envelopes—"
She picked up a stack of envelopes
nnd held them out.
"See? I rather like doing H— I'm
learning to do them so accurately and
rapidly—only one's hands do get cold
and numb. Mitzi—I'm goin to wear
my wedding dress—today—is that awfully silly and sentimental of melt's the only nice one left—I've cared
for like a bahy-Hsten— I hear some-
the scant, unappetizing food before
him.    He said:—
"The English are starving us"—
Mitzi read further:—
"Merchant ships sunk without warning!"
Pauli shuddered. She commented,
Bincerely shocked, and wondering a
stuck heavily to her knife:—
"This bread is dreadful!" she complained. "It gets worse every day,
What do they put into it?"
"Sawdust," suggested Mltzi.
The professor smiled.
"Every thing but flour—depend on
that.   Fancy, in 1915 that man from
little that any horror could still move j Dresden who called here -with greet-
her, who had lived through so many | j.lga from the Von Qoetzes told me
they still had some white flour there.
"You don't mean it. How terrible!"
"Why?" asked her father, bis voice
She turned toward him in astonishment.
thing—I know it—at the door—I "
Mitzi rose. Pauli flew to the door.
Her hand shook so that she could
hardly turn the knob. She said plead-
iuglv, as if asking for help, "Mitzi?"
She opened the door. The professor
stood there, wiping his wet boots on
the mat. He was very cold, his thin
worn overcoat soaked, lit. one ungloved hand he carried a string bag,
with small parcels In the bottom of
It—a meagre looking affair.
"Father, oh, hurry and come in by
the stove.   Have you got the sausage?"
"And  a  newspaper?"  Mitzi called,
The professor came iu.   Paull ran
her hands down his arms and sides.
"Oh, my dear, you're wet through!'
She took the hag and put it down.
Dr. Arndt smiled at her,
"No, only my coat.    Don't worry.
It's not a real rain.   Just one of those
miserable mists, a drizzle. Carl?"
"Not yet."
"Of course not.   It's far too early—
and the baby.    Did  Mueller come?"
"Yes, tho baby's doing beau.ifully.
If only we had some eggs and milk
we needn't worry a bit."
"If only—repeated Arndt.
"Did you say you bad a paper?"
"Here, In my pocket."
He fumbled  in  the pocket of the
coat he had taken off.
"There's not much In It. Too much,
rather. The usual casualty list is
longer than usual.   More victories."
Mitzi took the paper and relapsed
into her chair. Arndt sat down, and,
stooping, began to unlace his wet
hoots. Pauli set the table scantily— I
three plates—on the bare boards. I
You'll see!" she comforted. "It
can't go on like this; it will soon be
Mitzi looked up from the black lists
her eyes devoured, dreading to find
that for which she sought. She said,
"Never over for me until I hear"
"Don't worry the old man bade her.
"Fri^z Is probably quite happy somewhere in a hospital. You can't rely on
the lists. And I'm not sure about the
"Did you get the sausage?" asked
Pauli again, starting to untie the bag.
Arndt shook his head.
Her face  clouded;   she  caused,  a
loaf or bread  In  her  ham's;—
"Oh, I see. Well, it can't be helped,
however; we needn't have a fire in
tlie kitchen then."
"That bread you're holding carelessly." said her father with a certain
mordiant humor. " is more than worth
its wefght—in worthless money. It
cost seven thousand crowns. They
kept changing the prices. Every time
I counted my money again, every few
yards. It was worth a little less."
In silence Pauli brought him his
slippers from their place by the stove.
The professor went on:—
"Whenever they chalked up a new
figure people dropped out of the line.
It was pretty bad to watch. Mostly
women crying. Some men fought to
get nearer and were beaten by the
soldiers; there were times when it
almost came to a riot. Not the first
time. The windows in some of the
shops were smashed yesterday; a man
was killed. I—I fail to understand
how money can be worth nothing."
Paull Ifted a dish from the stove.
She said, low: —
"Dear, don't mind so much."
"The man next to me,' continued
Arndt, unheeding, "said that it was
people who were selling short who
caused the drop in values. Selling
crowns they didnt have—billions—so
that the value goes down and they
huy cheaper when the time comes to
deliver. I don't believe that. I can't
I don't believe that in all the world
there's a man low enough to make his
profit on the hunger of his countrymen!"
Paul! set the dish down.   With quite
nn air she announced: —
The professor drew a chair up to
the table and peered into the dish.
"And herring!" added Pauli with
something of triumph.
Mitzi  tured a page of her paper.
She read aloud:—
"Another   British   Defeat"—
Paull's  eyes  grew  wide,  lost.    She
"I  wonder—if Bruce"—
Her father's glance was riveted on
and" one could get rolls.   Not now, I
"We should make our own bread,"
said Mitzi.
„__   . _ . , „,    .. -    Pauli sat down.  Her hands, her feet
"Why? But you surely see. Oh, it Uep whole bod Beemeij curiously rest-
doesn t bear thinking about women I les3 She waa on tlptoe| mentally—
and little children.       ....    „  I listening.   She ate a little, pecking at
The professor got to his feet.    He I th    foofl      d argued>
gripped  the  edge  of  the  table.    His
voice rose, shrilly, out of all control;-
"Why? Is It more terrible to drown
women and children than to starve
them . Why? Anybody who is desperate enough will do anything. We're
all barbarians."
He raised his shaking clenched fists
in the air, a look of madness on his
old, flue face, his haggard 'ace. He
cried out hoarsely;—
"God   d "
He stopped. His curse, his curse
upon the enemy, Ihe British, was broken off as If It were a brittle thing. He
called like a child, shuddering with
terror In tbe dark: —
"Pauli!    Pauli!"
Her arms were around htm. Mitzi's
eyes were full of difficult tears. Arndt
turned to his daughter and put his
head, bent and humble, against her
breast as If he were the child and she
the parent.
"Don't let me hate, Pauli. Don't let
me become—a barbarian—don't"—
She stroked the thinning white hair
tn silence. Her lips moved then to
murmur endearment, comprehension,
comfort. Gently she forced him Into
a chair. He sat down weakly, his
knees giving. Mitzi, tlie back of her
dashed acros slier eyes, drew up her
chair at Pauli's silent signal. There
was a pause. Then the professor with
a quiet face bowed his head over the
table and the pitiful food. His voice
was very hushed, but it had strengtn
again, sanity and patience, even belief,
he prayed:—
"For what we are about to receive
may the Lord make us truly thankful."
Arndt lifted his head and served j
Mitzi from the one common dish In i
the middle of the table. They all ate
for a time in silence. Pauli cut the j
bread.    She asked hopefully:—
"What happened to Judas?"
Arndt answered his mouth ironically twisted, "He went to a German"—
Pauli trying to smile, inquired. "I
see—for thirty pieces of silver?"
Her father shook his head. He replied gravely: —
"No one cares for beautiful things
any more. All that is over . All the
dreaming and the loveliness that colored  life—the poetry and  the joy"— j
Mttzi broke In hotly, "Anyway." she i
began, stopped and ended scornfully,
"The  Germans"—
Pauli looked at her in amazement.
"They are our friends." she reminded the other woman gently.
"No; they got us into this. Is that
friendship ?"
Pauli lifted her eyebrows and glanced at her father. She knew that he
remembered, as she did. Mitzi's warm
championship and enthusiasm at the
beginning of the war. She hoped he
would say nothing. He was silent,
however. What was the use? People's
viewpoints altered with the waxing
and waning of their larders. Any
philosophers would know thnt. Pauli
exclaimed  impatiently, as the bread
"But how? That takeB fuel, and
besides we are only allowed halt a
pound of flour a week."
"1 know. But one of the papers had
a recipe for making bread without
The father and daughter flashed into
Interest. Odd how these trivialities
Impressed them. They were actually
eager to hear Mitzi's recipe. Paull
"Really?  Tell us how!"
Little Mltzi looked as mysterious
as wise as the Delphic oracle might
1 ave appeared to avid seekers after
knowledge,   She answered:—
"Well, you take horse chestnuts"—
Arndt  nodded.
"It sounds palatable," he commented gravely; "1 doubt if it would give
people skin diseases as the other stuff
Paull looked up from her plate.
"It shouldn't stick to the knife,"
she added, "and that would be a great
1 oon. I don't know why little things
Ike that are so Irritating."
"I saved the paper," Mltzi told them;
"I'll cut the recipe out and lend it to
you,  Pauli."
Paull was listening again. Surely
this time It was the baby—crying just
a very little. She went toward the
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Sunday, August 12th
Sports Commence 10:30 a.m.
1.—Single Row Boat Race, half mile open.
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Telephone 35
Or write C. F. Earle, District Passenger Agent, Victoria, B.C.
Mutual Life of Canada
If interested in a sound investment study this result
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Policy No.    Plan   Age
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' 30 years
Net Cash Paid
by Assured
Cash Paid
by Mutual Life
Amount Received
(or Each $100 Invested
Regular  Dividend  Allotment  for  1928—$3,400,000
In addition to thla a special Cash Dividend of $700,000 la now
balm distributed to policy holders
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1928.
Courtenay Boy
Hit By Car
What might have been a very serious accident occurred on Union street
on Saturday afternoon, when "Billy,"
the little son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W.
Tomllnson, of the Dyke Sawmill,
darted out onto the street between
parked cars and was knocked down
by a car driven by Mr. J. L. Dawley,
of the Courtenay Hotel. It was at
first feared that the little fellow had
sustained a fractured skull, but this
was found to be slight after he had
been examined at St. Joseph's Hospital. Apart from being somewhat
bruised, the child did not suffer any
serious Injury. No blame whatever
was attached to the driver of the car.
Death Came
Very Suddenly
Parksville, Aug. 8.—Mrs. Badger, for
some months a resident of this district, died very suddenly on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 6th. Although
suffering from ill health for a long
time, Mrs. Badger was at the church
service on Sunday evening as usual,
so her death was quite a shock to the
Here lies  a young salesman named
Who married on one of hlB trips,  .
A widow named Block,
Then died of the shock,
When he found there were six little
At the Ilo-Ilo Theatre
August 10th and 11th
It was a hit as a song but as a picture . . . .wow!
"Whispering Sage"
August 14th and 15th
They called him a Bush
Leaguer but he had a lot
of Big League Stuff with
 the Girls
QJarntrSnu. prunt
Monte Blue
u Speca
thebtf lovtblt
kid hero of
the big atidci
The romance of a big town
girl and a small town boy
—of moonlight and honeysuckle — of baseball and
business. A picture that'll
make you just glad to be
alive!—The Bush Leaguer
Comedy and
News Reel
This picture
will make a hit
with you
**• Bush Leaguer*  Don't Miss It!
Ilo-Ilo Theatre
The Seeoen ia Jtevic
I have seen "The Legion of
the Condemned," alone in tho
projection room, with no accompaniment saving the whirring of the machine, it held me
enthralled, enraptured. Every
heart string was tense—all
nerves taught. Viewer ctf a
thousand dims, it was with difficulty that I refrained from
leaping to cheer all the genius
responsible for the creation of
this masterpiece. God, what a
It is the living story of young
men who live suddenly, swiftly,
violently, and seek to die in the
same manner flying high above
the mud-mucked fields of Prance
To them the war Is an adventure, and death the most fascinating thing in life.
Prom its ingenious first flaaii
es to its final whirlwind climax.
the picture is superb in every
department. In story value it
is vivid with the combined
strength of an 0. Henry, a De
Maupassant, a Stephenson. In
cast it is a colorful melange of
superb characterizations. Two
new, startling stars scintillate
In the cinema heavens—Gary
Cooper, Fay Wray. In direction
It attains the topmost peaks of
artistry. In pictorial composition and photographic beauty it
is breath-taking.
I would bet my future hopes
that upon its first night—yea,
and every night thereafter—
there will be prolonged bursts
of that spontaneous applause
which emanates from a thrill-
bound audience as it senses the
glories of accomplishment.
It Is bigger than "Wings" -
Bigger than the biggest—better
than the best. A mighty triumph for Paramount.
I congratulate the world. It
has a treat ln store for it whan
"The Legion of the Condemned"
reaches the screen.
(Reprinted from the New York
Morning Telegraph, motion picture section, Herbert Cruik-
shank, editor.)
"The Legion ot the Condemned" has reached the screen and
will be shown at the Ilo-Ilo
Theatre. Friday and Saturday,
August 17th and 18th.
(Continued from Page One)
Hunden home with another two-
bagger and Robinson went out on a
Uner to first. Two hits, one run, no
8th innings: Sherwood singled and
McNaughton singled. Sherwood tried
to make third but Robinson pegged
a nice one to Harris for an out. Neslund went out at first on an assist by
Cummins and Macdonald went out at
first on an assist by Harris. Two hits,
no runs, no errors.
Downey was out at first on an assist
by Kearney and Dixon was also out
at first on an assist by Macdonald.
McKay and Bannerman singled and
Hunden went out at first on an assist
by Macdonald. Two hits, no runs, no
Robertson fanned. Marshall was safe
at first on wild heave by McKee. Gilleland connected and Marshall was out
at second on fielder's choice, Harris to
Cummins. Kearney walked. Edwards
singled, scoring Gilleland, and Sherwood singled, scoring Kearney. McNaughton fanned. Two hits, two runs,
one error.
The teams were:
Port Alberni—Kearney, ss.; Edwards,
c; Sherwood, lb; McNaughton, 3b;
Neslund, rf. and p.; Macdonald, 2b;
Robertson, If.; Marshall, cf.; Gllliland.
p, and rf.
Courtenay—Cummins, 2b; Millard,
cf.; Downey, c; Dixon, lb; McKay,
rf.; Stant, lb; Hunden, ss.; McKee,
p.; Harris, 3b; Robinson, cf; Banner-
man, If.
Score by innings:
Port Alberni .... 000000402 6 84
Courtenay   244200 1 Ox   13 14 5
Summary—Struck out by McKee, 10;
by Gilleland, 3; by Neslund, 3. Hits
off McKee, 8; off Gilleland, 7; off
Neslund, 7. Bases on balls, by McKee.
2; by Gilleland. 1. Hit by pitched ball,
by Gilleland, 1. Errors, by Courtenay,
5; by Port Alberni, 4. Twobase hits:
Downey, Hunden (2), McKee, Sherwood. Three-base hits: Cummins,
Dixon, Hunden.   Umpire, Bono.
The Ladies Golf Club
The draw for the Ladies' Golf Club
for a Hidden Hole Competition from
Monday, the 13th, to Saturday, 18th,
is as follows:
Mrs. Uchiyama vs. Mrs. W. Booth;
Miss J. Graham vs. Miss I. McFadyen;
Mrs. SutlifT vs. Miss B. McBryde; Miss
K. Cooper vs. Mrs. Eakin; Mrs. Laver
vs. Mrs. Filberg; Mrs. B. Marriott vs.
Miss Michel; Mrs. Piket vs. Mrs. W.
Cooke; Miss Woodward vs. Mrs. McLeod; Mrs. Shepherd vs. Mrs. Auchinvole; Mrs. Morrison vs. Mrs. Van
Hemert; Miss Robinson vs. Mrs.
Bowie; Miss G. McFadyen vs. Mrs.
All ladies desiring to enter the Electric Competition kindly hand names
in at Club House where full instructions will be given by Mr. Stevenson.
Wm. Carta Killed
at Nanaimo
Brother and Sister of Deceased Resid e
in District
William Carlo. aged 47, a brother of
Mrs. B. Crawford of the Lake Trail and
of Mr. P. Carto. Comox, was almost instantly killed at Nanaimo on Saturday
morning. He was engaged in tearing
down the old trestle running over the
Brechin road and formerly used to convey coal to the bunkers of the Jingle
Pot Mine. As far as is known, a heavy
piece of timber came away unexpect
edly, striking Mr. Carto on the head.
The deceased, who had resided in
this province for the past 36 years and
was unmarried, is survived by four
sisters and two brothers, namely, Mrfi.
B. Crawford, Courtenay; Mrs. Sander-
gaard, Westholme; Mrs. Lathrop,
Crofton; Mrs. Kennan, Oregon; Mr.
Philip Carto, Comox and Mr. George
Carto, Goldstream.
The funeral, which was held under
the auspices of thc Nanaimo Lodge,
Ancient Order of Foresters, on Tuesday afternoon from the chapel of the
D. J. Jenkins Undertaking Parlors to
the Nanaimo cemetery for interment,
was largely attended by many friends
of the deceased, the Rev. E. M. Cook,
Baptist minister. Ladysmlth, officiating. The pall bearers were Messrs. J.
Mario, P. Mario, J. Reld, H. Patterson.
J. Russell and W. T. Haugham.
The following were the floral tributes sent:
Hearts—Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Tntro
and family; Mr. and Mrs. J. Mario.
Cross—Mr. and Mrs. P. Mario.
Wreaths—Court Vancouver Foresters, Victoria; Margaret and Will; Mr.
and Mrs. James Reld; Mr. and Mrs
W. Haugham; Miss S. Kidd.
Sprays—Bertha and Annie; Marie
and Freddie; Mr. and Mrs. H. Patterson: Mr. and Mrs, J. Salmon and family; Mr. and Mrs. A. c. Morgan: Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Hosko; Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Godfrey; Mr. and Mrs. P. s.
Carto; Ruby and Pearl; Mr. and Mrs
G. Banasky.
Battles of the (entnrj
Jasper, Allierta, Aug. 7.—"lt was the
most exciting thing I ever saw. and
I've seen a feiv exciting things In
the Rockies", said Mrs. Edmunds;
wife of Somuel C. Edmunds, prominent business man of Phlladephia, describing an attack on u mountain guat
by a mountain Hon. Mr. and Mrs.
Edmunds who were guests at Jasper
Park Lodge, were out "shooting" with
a motion picture camera mountain
sheep and goats which are very numerous around Jasper, when suddenly
before them appeared a mountain lion
attacking a Billy Goat. The lion
struck and the Impact sent them both
splashing Into the river below. The
Billy Goat escaped with no harm
other than a good soaking. Mountain
lions like the rest of tho oat family
have a particular dislike for water.
I Winnipeg, Aug. 7.—Honesteading
in April was very active in the four
western provinces, no less than 1,103
homesteads, 74 soldier grant entries
being filed, principally iu thu Edmonton, Grande Prairie and Peace Hivor,
Alberta land recording divisions. Total
entries in the province numbered 842,
Saskatchewan being second with 360.
During the first four mouths of this
year 2,979 homesteads and 173 soldier
grants were filed on, representing 504,-
320 acres. The record for tho corresponding perold of 1927 shows 1,628
homesteads and 131 soldier grant entries, representing 205,440 acres. In I
the four month period 1,915 entries
were recorded in Saskatchewan land
divisions andl.824 in Alberta. There
were 171 in Manitoba and 142 in British  Columbia.
Wilcock & Co.
"The Family Butchers"
ere an
Lumber companies report the
greatest volume of business In Alberta since the boom year of 11)12.
One hundred million feet of lumber
is being cut in Alberta this year 'but
the bulk of the supplies come from
British Columbia mills.
A press report from Telfordville
states that the farmers are well
pleased with the allocation or stations on the twenty mile extension
to the Hoadley subdivision of the
Canadian Pacific Railway. A large
number of settlers are going into
the territory which will be served
by this extension and the old timers
in the district are now clearing and
breaking as much land as possible.
Kyohei Kato, who represents a
Tokio concern, and who has just
concluded a business mission to
Canada, stated that he had bought
8,000,000 bushels of wheat in Canada, or about half of Japan's total
importations. He explained that
Japan got more for its rice than
Canadian wheat cost In their market, hence the present purchase.
He said, too. that Japanese were
eating more wheat foods and adapting themselves to the stronger diet.
"The Maritime Provinces in particular, and Canada in genera,!, need
more commercial advertising," waa
the opinion expressed by Hon. J. B.
M. Baxter, Prime Minister of New
Brunswick, when interviewed on
arrival on board thc "Empress of
Scotland" after a month's visit to
Europe. British settlers In tho
Maritime*, have been quite satisfactory as regards type and quality,
he said, and he hoped that we will
be able to obtain a great many
more apread over a period of years.
Part of a litter of eight red foxes,
which, together with the vixen,
were captured In the ^Areola district recently, have been brought
lo Moose .Jnw by Mr. W. White, who
has established a fox farm east of
this city. It Is many years since
red fox have lived at large in their
natural state in the southern part
Of this province, where these were
captured. Mr. White intends to
etart raising patch foxes, a rross
between red and silver or black
(ox, as a commercial enterprise.
Wool growing in Western Canada
le increasing rapidly, According to
W. W. Thomson, manager of the
• western branch of the Canadian
Co-operative Wool Growers Mm-
Ited, tip to June 30th.. he pointed
out. four carloads of wool had left
Regina for Weston. Ontario, {for
grading by Government author-
(ties) as compared witli one for the
similar half year of 1927. This
year's shipments represent 108,000
lbs. from ;!ti0 flocks In the provinces.
The mystic number "13" holds no
terrors to the Royal Order cif Jesters, an organize Hon within the
Ism alia Temple Shrine of Buffalo,
who sailed on Friday the Thirteenth of July, with thirteen members in tlioir parly, from Montreal
for Liverpool. The society meets
on Ihe thirteenth of each month at
6.18 in the afternoon, and is divided
into COUrtfl of 13 members each.
The party of Jesters .'.ailed on the
crick new Canadian Pacific liner
"Duchess of Bedford" in a group of
Bhrinor* visiting the old worlA
Write to The Borden Co.
Limited, Vancouver, for booklet with 85 tested recipes.
Note .-One tin of St. Charles Milk,
diluted with equal quantity
cf water equals FOUR cum
rich, creamy milk.
St.Charles Milk
The jar at left is filled with
Gum-Dipping solution. The
other jar is empty at first. One
end of the wick—made of
cords used in Firestone tires—
is placed in the solution, the
other in the empty jar. Solution penetrates entire length of
the cord wick showing that
Gum-Dipping saturates the
This exclusive Firestone process insulates every fibre with
rubber, reduces internal friction
and gives thousands of e:;tra
miles. Firestone tires cost no
more than ordinary tires. Your
local Firestone Dealer will gladly serve you, and save you
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■looms Steam Heated
Charlie Dalton
Boiled Ham
Veal Loaf
Baked Ham
Jellied Veal and Tongue
Pressed Corn Beef
Head Cheese
Ice in any quantity
Week End Specials
Corn Flakes, 2 for 25c, or 9 tor  $1.00
Post Toasties, 2 for 25c, or 9 for     1.00
Van Camp's Pork & Beans, Is, 2 for 25c or
9 for      1.00
Del Monte Pork & Beans, Is, 2 for 25c, or 9 for    1.00
Pilchard's, i/2s, 2 for 25c, or 9 for.     1.00
Pink Salmon, '/£s, 2 for 25c, or 9 for     1.00
Picnic Jars of Strawberry Jam or Marmalade
2 for 25c, 9 for     1.00
Picnic Jars of Sweet Mixed Pickles, Sweet
Chow, Sour Mixed and White Onions, 2 for
25c or 9 for   .    1.00
Canned Fruits, Pears, Sliced Peaches, Apricots
and Black Berries, 25c, 4 for 95
New Prices on
we make a special offer on
6  lb  IRON  complete with  &A   Hfl
Iron, with Ironing Board
I'ad and Cover	
Ironing Hoard I'ad and Cover (PI   A A
Purchased Alone  ijjl.vll
See Our Window
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
This is a !/o-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
Both Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water and Boiler Inspection.
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director. PAGE SIX
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1988.
Clearing Line
Ladies' Coats
We have only a few Coats on
hand and to make a speedy
clearance we will offer any coat
in stock at a reduction of 25%
It will pay you to secure one at
this Reduction.
Another smash in the price of
the remaining hats of our summer stock, absolutely no reserve
any hat in the lot for $1.95 do
not wait a stherc are only about
12 in the lot, and the regular
prices run up as high as $5.95
—for Saturday take your choice
at $1.95.
We have still a few girls' hats which we are clearing
at \)m each, secure a nice hat for your girl at this very
low price regular value to $2.95 now fpr 95c.
For Bathing Suits, see our stock and be prepared for
the swimming events to take place at Comox Lake.
Sutherland's Dry Coods Store
City Meat Market
We carry at all times the best to be obtained:
Our Cooked Meals cannot Be Beaten.   We Have Built
Up a Reputation in This Line of Which We Are Justly
Proud.   Try Some of Our—
City Meat Market
We Deliver
Phone 111
Ice For Sale
Rev. F. Comley, tomer vicar of
Holy Trinity Anglican Church ,who Is
now touring the Island with Dean
Qualnton's cricketers, will during Ms
stay In this district be the guest of
Mr .and Mrs. T. H. -Mumford at Gartley's beach.
*   *   •
.Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Richardson are
spending a two weeks' vacation at
Puntledge  Lake.
Dalton'a Bus will leave Cumberland Hotel fop Royston Dance at 10
o'clock on Saturday evening and at
9 o'clock on Sunday morning tor the
Lake   sports.
COUJfDr-Laat Thursday, a spare
Tire and Rim. Owner can obtain *>y
describing and paying for this art..
Apply Islander Office.
WIST—RIM AND TIRE at or near
Cumberland about two weeks ago.
Please return to Cumberland Motor
and furniture, apply 204 Maryport
avenue, Cumberland.
FOB SALK—Kngllsh Baby Buggy
and Go-Cart. Phone 121, Cumberland.
Five Rooms, Lot 60 x 120, good garden. Cheap for Cash or can be had
on good terms. Apply P. O. Box 73,
Cumberland, both in first class shape.
One at'$550 and the other at $1,000.
Both Cash Deals. Apply In. first instance to the Islander office.
All students expecting to attend the
Cumberland High School for the coming term are requested to register
with the Secretary of the Board on or
before the 15th Inst., so that proper
arrangements may be made.
31-32 A. MacKINNON, Secretary.
The widow of the late William
Shearer tenders heart-felt thanks to
Drs. MacNaughton and Hicks for their
very kind ami prompt attention to
Mr. Shearer during his last illness.
Special thanks are also tendered to
all friends for loan of cars on tha
occasion of the funeral and for tha
many iloral tributes received.
Cumberland Personals
Mr. und Mrs. Jack Aitken spent
the week-end in Cumberland, the
guests of Mr. H. Gibsuu.
e    *    .
Mr.  aud   Mrs.  J.   Keist  arrived   in
Cumberland  on  Sunday.    They   will
make their home here.
.     a     a
Mr. and Mrs. J. Ledingham left on
Sunday for a two week's motor tour
which will lake them into the state
of Washington and the Interior of
a     a     a
Mr. and .Mrs. Harllng huve returned
arter spending tiie past ten days holidaying ou l lie mainland.
a    a    a
Mr. William Boyd left for his home
lit Cadomin. Alberta, Tuesday morning, after attending the funeral of his
brother, tlle  late Arthur  Boyd,
Mr. Joe Boyd returned to Jasper
Park on Tuesday. He ranie up specially to attend the funeral of his
brother, the late Arthur Hoyd.
a    a    a
Messrs. W, Henderson, J. H. Robertson and T. Robertson are spending
a week's vacation at Campbell River.
a    a    a
Cumberland Cricketers will play a
game with the Nanalnto eleven on
Saturday, August the 26th. This will
bo the llrst away game of the Cum-
berlanders. who have been, anxious
to get a game with a good eleven
so that a few pointers could be picked up.
Mrs. A. Mortimer und young son,
after spending an extended vacation
in Cumberland left last week for their
home in Powell River.
. * »
The Misses Winona and Mary Ualrd
are spending a vacation In Powell
a    a    a
Miss Marguerite Sehl. of Victoria,
arrived in Cumberland on Monday
nnd will spend a week's vacation here.
a    a    a
Mr. Jim McConnel. of Vancouver,
is spending a  week in town.
Mrs. J. .Marsden returned from Vancouver on Monday and Is a patient
at the Cumberland Qeneral Hispltal.
A car belonging to a visitor trom
Nanaimo district caught lire on Wednesday noon last but was got under
control by the prompt action of Messrs. R. Shaw and T. H. Carey. The
ear was parked ou the vacant lot at
the corner of Maryport avenue and
Third street and it Is presumed n
lighted match of the stub of a cigarette set fire to the dry gas.
j    Mr.  and  Mrs.   James   Boyd     and;
j family take this means of thanking j
jail those friends who by their offers i a   a   .
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Miss Carrie Richardson motored to
Victoria on Wednesday last.
• •   •
Mrs. G. Richardson and Mrs. J.
Horbury motored to Victoria on Wednesday last accompanied by Mr. Robert Richardson, who has been ordered to rejoin his ship in Seattle harbour.
• •   •
The Cumberland Cricketers received a challenge from a team from No.
4 Mine, the game to take place Thursday. Owing to the two big games at
the week end with Victoria it was
deemed advisable to play the No. 4
team at some future date, probably
after the visit of the team from H. M.
Durban on the 18th.
•   *   •
Mrs. E. O. Robathan entertained a
few of the girls of Royston and Gartley's Beach on Monday evennlg last
at a bonfire party on Royston beach.
The party honored Miss Rhoda Walton formerly ot Cumberland. Delicious refreshments were served by
the hostess.
t   *   «
The baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Gordon Cavin, Shirley Marie, was
Christened on Tuestray evening at
Holy Trinity Church, the Rev. E. 0.
Robathan. officiating.
• •   •
Mr. and Mrs. White and family, of
Vancouver, were visitors to Gartley's
beach on Tuesday evening, the guests
of Mrs. G.  K. MacNaughton.
• *   •
Honoring Miss Rhoda Walton, of
Victoria, a bonfire party was given
at Gartley's beach ou Tuesday evening of this week, Mrs. G. W. Clinton
being hostess. A very enjoyable evening was spent in community singing. Refreshments were served during the evening.
• •   •
Miss Walton left for her home In
Victoria on Wednesday morning.
■ •   •
Mrs. L. H. Finch is spending a
week's vacation at Gartley's beach,
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Mumford.
■ •   •
Mr. L. H. Finch paid a short to
Alberni on Tuesday of this week.
• •   •
Mrs. F. Henley and child returned
to town this week after spending a
vacation  tn  Bellingham. Wash.
• *   •
Mr: William Harrison, of Chicago,
is visiting with his mother, Mrs. W.
Harrison, arriving in Cumberland on
• *   •
Miss Annie Logie, of Vancouver ts
the guest of Dr. and Mrs. G. K. MacNaughton at their summer home at
Gartley's beach.
• •   •
Miss Muriel; Short Is visiting in
Vancouver .the guest of Miss Allison
• *   *
Mrs. Donald McClean Is spending
an  extended  vacation  in  Vancouver.
Mr. Fred Dallos of Portland, Ore-
is visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs
F. Dallos, of the Waverley Hotel,
•      •      •
Mr. H. Garvin, Mr. and Mrs. Black,
of Vancouver who are on a motor
tour of Vancouver Island were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Stevens
during the week.
• *   •
Miss Lillian Grant Is spending a
few days holiday ln Vancouver.
• •   *
Mr. and Mrs. George O'Brien, of
Wellington, were visitors to Cumberland last week end.
• •   *
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Theal, of Chll-.
llwack are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wier,
parents of Mrs. Theal.
Mr. Peter McNiven visited Vancouver at the week end to attend the
funeral of his sister.
• *   •
Mr. Hugh McNeil is spending a
short  holiday  in  Vancouver.
• *   *
Mr. Preston Bruce and Miss Agnes
Bruce are visiting In the terminal
• *   •
Miss V. Jones, of Nanaimo, is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. Devlin for
a few days.
• *   •
Mr. and Mrs. E, Williams and family have returned to Cumberland after
mi extended visit with relatives tn
Ban Francisco.
• *   »
j Mr. Tommy Dunn and Mr. Herbert
(ilhson left on Sunday morning for
i the   prairie   via   Vancouver.     Herb.
I and Tommy say they are golem to
help harvest Canada's bumper crop.
• •   •
Mrs. H. Thompson 'left on Monday
accompanied by her grand-daughter,
Miss Roslnn Deconlnk to Bpend a vacation with her daughters, Mrs. F.
Deconfnk and MIbs Peggy Thomson.
Mr. Henry Thompson Jr. left on
Thursday to spend the week-end In
Miss Agnes Balllte, of Vancouver, Is
• •   •
spending a vacation with her friend,
Uoslna  Thompson.
* •   *
Miss Barbara Phillips returned to
Victoria this morning after spending
five weeks as the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. George W. Clinton at their summer residence at Gartley's beach.
Victor  Records j
Wonderful New Dance Selections
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Dixie Dawn  F.T. 21,438 •
O, Ya Ya   F.T. 21,304 :
Parisian Blue F.T. 216,518 i
Nothin'  F.T.   2,180 .
O Look at That Baby F.T. 21,323 :
Chloe—Organ Solo  21,298 :
Just Like a Melody Out of the Sky—Vocal 21,484 :
Constantinople—vocal   21,477 i
Ol' Man River  30,912
Soliloquy  35,828
Together  35,883
Oh! Sweet Mystery of Life  39,921
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Lang's Drug Store
The Rexall-Kodak Store
Watch for our Radio announce-
ment of New Sets
M-mnford's Grocery I
Phone 71                                                   Phone 71 j
STOP!     LOOK!     LISTEN! :
You Can't expect to get the best for nothing, but you :
can expect to get :
prices- and service at MUMFORD'S GROCERY j
We keep all perishable goods under glass and on ice.
We sell only the best grade fruits and vegetables. :
We display them, in a screened window, protected :
from flies
For Quick Action Phone 11, Cumberland
also GENERAL HAULING of all descriptions.
James Whyte
an establishment for
3rd Street (next to Cumberland Supply)
One week only, commencing Saturday, August 11th.
One of our prominent citizena when
on a tour of Inspection of the water
works accidentally fell In the dam.
He is all right now.
•   •   •
Mrs. Thomas Boiich left on Saturday for Nanaimo on a three week's
a    •    • ■
Thomas Graham, general superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir), Limited, left for Ladysmlth on Tuesday and Is expected
to return today.
Mrs. E. W. Murphy, son and daughter, Buster and Edna, guesta of Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Graham have returned to their home In Seattle.
a   •   •
Charles Thulln, of Campbell River
was a visitor to this city on Tuesday,
he reports the northern town ln a
prosperous condition.
Mrs. Caleb Dando, Sr, and daughter
Blanche, left on Thursday tor Vancouver.
.   e   e
Mr. Bradbury |s the relieving telegraph operator here during the a>
Hence of Mr. Robertson, -who Is on
three weeks' vacation,
a   a   *
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Stacey are leaving on a motor trip to Portland, Ore-
Winnipeg, August l.-Offlclajls In
charge of the Alberta. Government
poultry plant at Oliver, Alberta, report a shortage of chicks this year.
Over ten thousand chicks were distributed, yet the demand has been far
In excess of the supply. WhHe Leg-
boms, Barred Rocks, and White Wyan-
dottcs are among the breeds represented ln the shipments. Over three
thousand chicks are being reared on
the farm, and In view of their Increasing demand, a beginning la being
made thla year with turkeys.


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