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THE ISLANDER established 1910.
Wilh which is Consolidated TheCumberland News.
fcegpuatfon l/lirary
THE CUMBERLAND NEWS established 1891
VOL. IX., No. 35
Subscription price, $2.00 per year
LONDON, Nov. 15— The situation
In Holland Is becoming more serious,
dispatches received hero by the Express declared today. The Socialists
are demanding the abdication of
(jiloen Wllbeniina. Jonkhoor Colyn,
the former Dutch war minister, has
been recalled from England to Holland, and It Is believed will be charged
wilh the formation of a new government. The \ Hutch government has
issued a proclamation urgently appealing for the co-oporatlon of the
citizens in the grave crisis. It says
that the minority is trying to seize the
power, and declares Its determination
to maintain authority and order.
Ill Switzerland, it Is understood, the
Bolshevik! has been supported.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15.—Appeals
addressed to Mrs Woodrow Wilson
and Miss .lane Adams, of Chicago, on
. i half of the women of Germany, ask-
Ing that the armistice terms ho modi-
lied to prevent unspeakable disaster,
huve been sent from the German wireless station at Nauen. The appeal
said that the. women and children of
Germany have been starving for years
and that they will die from hunger
by the millions unless the terms of
the armistice are changed so that rolling stock be available for moving
food from the farms. It was said
at the White House today that the
Allies' reply, which might be made to
the wlreles appeal addressed to .Mrs.
,Voodro« Wilson, would probably go
through diplomatic channels.
PAItlS, Nov. 15.—The last of the
German armies have retreated beyond
the borders, It is unofficially announced til is afternoon, and the Belgians
aro in possession of Antwerp, ami by
the end of the month parliament will
meet in Brussels. Complete evacuation of Belgium is expected to be an
accomplished fact before the end of
the week. Trains between Havre and
points In Belgium will commence to
run on Tuesday.
French and American troops occupied the outer forts of Metz today.
LONDON, Nov. 16.—The greater
part of the forces under Field Marshal
von Mackensen, In command In Rou-
inania, has joined the revolution, the
Budapest Azest says. A republic has
been proclaimed ln Austria.
PAUIS, Nov. 15.—The cruiser Admiral Aube and two torpedo boats
have sailed from Brest for the Firth
of Forth, under orders of Admiral
Grassel, representative on the commission charged with the execution
of the naval terms of the armistice.
T. G. Montgomery, very popular and
weli known throughout the district,
died from the effects of Spanish Influenza on Friday. The deceased was
in ills 36th year, and leaves a wife to
mourn his loss. The funeral will take
place today at 2.30 p.m. from the undertaking parlors of Thos. E. Banks
to the Cumberland Cemetery, Rev. F.
Comley officiating. The late Mr. Montgomery was up to the time of his
death ill the employ of Simon Leiser
& Co., as chief salesman in the grocery department, By his. genial dis-
posltlon he made a host of friends
while In the employ of the above lirm.
Adam McKcIvle, at one time conductor on the Wellington Colliery
Hallway, died ut Ellciishurg, Wash.,
mi Wednesday last 111 his 26th year.
h ■   remains, accompanied  by  Mrs.
 I vie, daughter of Mr. and  Mrs.
William Jones, of the Union Hotel,
will arrive iu Vancouver today and
leave Vancouver tonight for Comox.
Tlie interment will take place at
Sindwiolc Cemetery. William Jones
oft for Vancouver on Thursday to
meet his daughter on her arrival.
Evan  John  Hunden, eldest  son  of
Mr, and Mrs. David Hunden, of this
".y, aged 30 years, died ou Tuesday
tbo effects of Spanish Influenza.
. ..al took place on Thursday
... the Cumberland Cemetery, Rev. G.
iCnox officiating.
John Joseph Potter, eldest son of
Mr. and Mrs. James Potter, of this
city, died at Vancouver on Saturday
last, aged 29 years. The remains ar-
. i, ed by Wednesday's steamer and
i, ere interred in the Cumberland Cemetery on Thursday, Rev. Geo. Knox
Victory Bonds provide a market for
British Columbia Mines and Smelters
Of Canada's total production in the calendar year 1917, of copper,
lead and zinc, amounting to $35,750,000, British Columbia produced
For the fiscal year ending March 31st, 1918, Canada sold on
credit to Great Britain and the Allies more than $46,000,000 worth
of metals, the greater part of which were produced from the
mines of British Columbia. That was more than three times the
average exports for the three preceding years.
The Victory Loan 1917 made this
production possible because it enabled
Canada to give credit to Great Britain
and the allies for their metal purchases
in this country.
Without this market the mines and
smelters of British Columbia could not
have sold their outputs.
But the mines have had a market
for their ores. The smelters have
turned out tremendous quantities of
copper, lead and zinc.
This production has not only
brought prosperous times to the miners
but it has been a mighty factor in helping to win the war, for these metals
were absolutely necessary to the production of munitions in both Canada
and Europe.
The Victory Loan 1918 will keep
the good work going. British Columbia will continue to have a market
for her metals and other minerals and
these will help to win the war.
By buying Victory Bonds you enable Great Britain to secure needed
materials for munitions and you help
to maintain prosperity in British Columbia.
Buy Victory Bonds to the limit
Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee
in co-operation with ti e Minister of Finance
of the Dominion of Canada.
, In order to continue the work of
caring for Influenza patients, the citizens of Cumberland ure asked to tender their services for this work. The
City is prepared to pay the current
rate of wages paid to hospital workers
to all who may tender, or who have
already given their services.
Voluntoesr for this work ure asked
to send their names to Dr. Hicks, the
Medical Heulth Officer, or to the
School Hospital, stating when their
services wlll be available.
Tile situation Is serious, and volunteers are wanted ns soon as possible;
I iiiiihcrhind School Hospital
To the Editor of The Islander:
Dear Sir,--In a circular sent around
the city Inst night it is staled: "The
City Is prepared to pay the current
rate of wages paid to hospital workers
to al who may tender, or have already
given their services." Is this really
necessary? In regard to tills, Mrs.
Comley and I feel that our position is
nulto different to other members of'
the staff, and under no conditions
could we accept a salary from the
city. The teaching of the Master
whom we try to serve was that not
only should one "preach the gospel,"
but also "ileal the sick." Hence we
feel we are doing Ills work just as
much in the Isolation Hospital ns In
preaching tbe Gospel. Furthermore,
our Church has three hospitals ou this
Coast in sore need of help at this time
and if it were a question of a salary
we feel they have the first call on our
services; but If the city will still accept our honorary service it Is at their
disposal, as long as we are able to
render It.       Yours very sincerely,
The Signing of the Armistice was
celebrated in Cumberland with the
ringing of the Church bells, fire bell,
and the whistles of the locomotives
standing in the round house of the
Wellington Colliery Railway. At two
o'clock on Monday morning the joyful
newB was flashed 'Into Cumberland,
and the news was phoned throughout
the town, the city began to light up,
and by live o'clock the streets were
crowded, Dunsmuir Ave. being decorated with the flags of the Allied
Nations. At 11 a.m. a monster procession took place headed by the
Cumberland City Band. Men and
women In every walk of life took part
in the procession. Several hundred
school children also marched, waving
the Union Jack and singing patriotic
Special trains came ln from Bevan
to swell the crowd, and everything In
the city and vicinity was at a stand-
At 7 p.m. a huge bonfire was lighted
on the Recreation Grounds, and an
elllgy of the Kaiser was duly thrown
Into the flumes.
With the reading ot the terms of
the armistice, which had been received by wire earlier in the afternoon,
and the singing of "God Save The
King" brought Ihe day's proceedings
to a close.
Appeal lo Ihe Sunday School
To tho Editor of The Islander, Cumberland, B.C.
Dear Sir,—Might I use the "Press"
to appeal to the Anglicans in Cumber-
laud as we are prevented through
present conditions from making a
personal uppeal. The Presbyterian,
Anglican and Methodist Churches are
making a united appeal to all Sunday
Schools to take this opportunity of
helping the Government iu the Victory
Loan, and at the same time help the
Every Sunday School is asked to
take at least one Bond in memory of
the old pupils who have answered the
call of country and will return to Canada no more.
1 have taken out one $511.nil Bond on
behalf of Holy Trinity Sunday School,
Cumberland, and will the parents of
rdd scholars, as well as present ones,
send their subscriptions lo Mr. Mumford, so that we can settle at once
with the local secretary and alBO help
Cumberland   to   reach    the   $100, I
mark? This money Is to be used by
tho Church lu Canada for work among
the Indians mid the Eskimo*. Previously this work has been liiinnccd
from England, hut the Church in Canada feels that this burden has loo
long been borne by the Mother Church
hence II lakes this opportunity of
cailing upon all Anglican Bunday
Schools in Canada to assist in this
groat work. Yours very sincerely,
Hector In Charge.
HOUSE FOR SALE—Five rooms and
pantry; also furniture for sale,
privately. Apply to Mr. R. Rushford, Cumberland, B.C.
H. T. Peterson, of Vancouver, arrived on Sunday. He is the contractor
for the removal of the houses from
Bevan to Cumberland for the Canadian Collieries. There are now some
thirty odd houses moved in and set
up on tlie new Canadian Collieries
Alex. Maxwell, of the Star Livery,
has purchased a new Republic two-
ton motor truck. It wlll be used in
connection with the coaling hauling
The  undersigned   wlll  not  bo  responsible for any debts contracted by
Mali Jack, who has left my employ,
Val. Dalby returned from Vancouver on Wednesday and Is now assisting In the Big Store during the absence of several of the employees
through illness.
Private Matlhow Brown, of tho Willows Military Camp, Victoria, arrived
on Thursday on a few days' leave of
absence. Mat went behind the counter
In thejBIg Store on Friday to help onl
as scjoral of their employees arc
down -wilh the Flu.
Cumberland at noon today had 433
applications, and the total amount
subscribed lias reached $91,100.
Thomas Graham, general superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir), Ltd., left for Victoria on
Frank J. Dalby, storekeeper of tlie
Canadian Collieries, left for Victoria
Monday nnd returned on Wednesday
evening accompanied by bis eldest son
Val. Dalby.
At the close of the campaign toady
Cumberland will have subscribed
something over $90,000 to the Victory
Loan 191S.
John Thomson, of the Mine Rescue
Station, returned from Vancouver on
Robert Thomson returned from the
front on Tuesday, on a visit to his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Thomson.
S. B. Abrnms, Collector of Cuctoms
nt the port of Union Bay, came up on
Wednesday and opened the local Customs olllce for a few hours. He will
bo here again today at 2 p.m., and
attend to the necessary customs work.
John S. llnnnerman, the iocal official,
lias been 111 with the Flu for the past
few days.
WANTED TO RENT—A typewriter
in good condition; will he well
taken care of. Apply P.O. Box 192,
Cumberland, B.C.
H. S. Clements, MP., of Vancouver,
nnd representative of the Comox-
Alberni District, visited Cumberland
and Courtenay on Friday. Today be
is at Union Bay and Deep Bay. Ho
wlll return to Vancouver on Sunday.
At the Emergency Hospital there
has lieen a total of 55 eases treated,
and -l£ have been discharged, leaving
13 cases still III tho hospital. Miss
Armstrong has been In charge for the
last vn nights. Mrs. McCarthy alls
now recovered and Is hack nursing
WANTED—Bookkeeping, or any similar clerical work. Apply .1 Hay,
P.O. Box 369, Cumberland, B.C.
Adam Neen, of the Vancouver Royal
Bank staff, arrived on Thursday to
assist in the local branch during the
absence through illness of Miss Grare
Watsou and Miss Balagno,
Earl Dowdall, Dominion Telegraph
operator of Victoria, arrived on Thurs
day evening to take charge of the
Cumberland olllce during the absence
of John Robertson, who is Buffering
from an attack of Ihe Flu.
One nf tho Chinese at I'nion Bay
died on Monday, and the funeral took
place on Tuesday.
Low Mong Yee, of Victoria, a Chinese doctor, and a licensed practitioner of China, arrived on Saturday evening. He reports that upon his arrival
tiiere were eighty-three Chinese suffering from the Flu at Chinatown, and
thirty-three cases among the Chinese
at Bovan, In his report today he says
that thoro are only three cases at
Chinatown now. eighty having fully
recovered from tho disease. He reports Bevan all clear, and further
Stales that every Chinaman employed
around the mines will be able to return to his work on -MotiiHiy.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creech ami
family left by auto for Victoria fills
morning, where they will reside in
tut me. Their furniture and household effects were shipped to the Capital City on Thursday.
On Wednesday last Mrs. Hanks received the sari news of lb1 death of
her sinter's husband, Mr. A. A.. Morgan.
U.S. Customs Inspector nt Sumas,
Washington. TWO
diture has made It necessary.
The farmer who refuses to buy
Victory Bonds stands in his own light.
He strikes a blow at himself. In his
business he needs the help that the
Victory Loan makes it possible for the
Government to do. What would he do
v;ith his grain, beef, pork, or dairy
products, if the money to finance our
exports of these products were not
forth coming?
For the farmer the Victory Loan Is
a sound business proposition, and the
more this is impressed on him the
®lje Jalatttor
Published every Saturday by the Islander
Publishing Company at Cumberland,
B.C., Canada.   Telephone 3-5.
SATURDAY, November 16th, 1918
Canada's Victory war chest needs
lilling again. We have the cash to fill
It as many times as the lid is lifted.
There are only two horns to this
dilemma— you are either a patriot or
a traitor.
The men on tho firing line and on
the battleships have turned from
business, home, mother, wife, children, and they stand ready to give their
lives and shield with their bodies us
who remain at home.
That  Victory Bonds are one of the
best Investments ln the world;
That they bear 5V4 per cent;
That they oro exempt  from Federal
That   they   bear   IV.   per   cent  more
than the U.S. Fourth Liberty Loan
That they will probably Increase In
value after the war;
That they aro as good as cash;
That   Canada   must   put   this   Loan
across or go under.
What two words In any language
have meant more to man than "homeward bound"? There ls a thrill in
them that stirs the heart of everyone
who has gone wandering down the
world trails.    How much those three
We are unworthy to be thus pro- syllables must signify to tlie n*. tutor
tecte'd if we do not do our utmost to "i 'hose tense moments when he turns
sustain them tae nose of- n',R disabled aeroplane lo-
We must lie one in our determlna- w!"'d friendly land and glides down-
tion to win this war. We are traitors >™r<' '" » desperate try lo reacii homo
to the cause for which they arc giving a,lu safety!
their lives if we do things here that      We  were at cloae  Brln9  wlth   "»!
make  their efforts  harder. enemy, and our machine and another
Life is not worth living unless there converged on a German, writes Capt.
is something to live for. Life would Ali>» Bott- lhe British airman. I
not be worlb living If that hunch of caught sight of an enemy plane below
ileinies should win. That is why they Ul). aimed at il and emptied a drum
cannot win. That is why we cannot >" ah°rt bursts. It swept away, but
lose. What a mountain of crime God "ot ''efore two of the German obser-
bas on his books against that horde ver's bullets had plugged our petrol
of Hellish Huns. What grave Is deep tank from beneath. The pressure
enough for this thousand-armed, wellt "lld wlth " tllc Petro1 supply,
thousand-footed, thousand-headed, The l>llot tunicl1 us round, and with
thousand-horned. thousand-fanged. nose <low» neaoert tlie machine for
pirate of the air, assassin of the seas, tlle trenches. Just then the engine
despoile'r of the earth and ambassador "eaBed w0.r" altogether; and we began
of Hell., The army and navy will dig l0 K"dc (lown-
the  grave  hut  we  must furnish  the     A" tllat happened so quickly that I
Our boys
will soon hang crepe on
had scarcely realized our plight.   Our
height was nine thousand feet, and we
tlie door nf tho Potsdam palace and were a little more tllan lli'le Md* a
the bands will play "The Maple Leaf
Forever" along the  Rhine.
Canada is the cactus in the Kaiser's
Our boys have gone over to clean
up on that fool hunch of Huns and it
is up to us to supply them with whatever they need to finish the job. It
takes money to keep tlie riveters riveting, the sawyers sawing, the mach
half miles from. friendly territory.
Reckoning the gliding possibilities of
our type of machine as a mile to a
thousand feet, the odds seemed unfavorable. On the other hand, a useful cast wind had risen, and the very
skillful pilot would certainly cover
all the distance that could be covered.
I located our exact position and
searched the map for the nearest spot
and   I   remembered   that
French had stormed It two days be-
contalns no words 10,'e-   Fr°m the shape of the line be-
Cannda's bakeshop. We are In this
scrap lo tlie last dollar, the last grain
of wheat, tiie last day.
Wc will never stop until Germany
dips her dirty bloodstained rug to the
Union Jack.
It is a whale of a job we've tackled,
but we can anil must put it over. Hut
you must help. Don't whine. Don't
knock. Vou can'! saw wood with a
hammer. Don't lurn the hose on the
tin-; add fuel.
Buy   llonilsl     Buy   Bonds!
ine guns spitting bullets, and the grub in the »nes-   The v"lase of Bouch-
wagon always on hand with the eats. avesnes was a fraction south of due
There  is  nothing too good for our WC8t'   and   r   remembered   that   the
brave defenders.
Our vocabulary
adequate to express our approval ot fore thls advance there was evidently
the achievements of our armies since a smaH salient, with Bouchavesnes in
we threw our hat In the ring. We are the middle of the curve. I scribbled
rich on top ot the ground; we are thls observation on a scrap of paper
rich under the ground, and our rivers a,ld '"""led « to the pilot with the
creep like sliver serpents to the seas, compass direction. He checked my
bearing our products. statements on the map, nodded, and
The   children  of  England,  France,  aet a course for Bouchavesnes.
Italy and Belgium, are laughing onco     Could we do lt?   Taking advantage
more because they arc being fed from o£ our nll<5ht' a German scout d^ved
steeply trom a point behind us. We
could not afford to lose any distance
by dodging; so tbe pilot kept straight
on. 1 raised my gun, aimed at the
wicked- looking nose of the attacking.
craft and met It with a barrage of builds. The German turned aside, but
dived onco more. For a second time
we escaped. The Geman pulled up
and passed ahead of us. It rose and
manoeuvred us If to dive from the
front and bar the way.
.Meanwhile four specks, approaching from the west, lind grown larger
and larger, until they showed themselves lo be British two-seaters. Tho
Shall we luce the sugar shortage In Gorman hesitated and then raced
Canada honorably nnd courageously? "way to tho northenst.
or ar.' we going on quietly hoarding There was now no obstacle to the
even If only a little in every home? long glide. As we wont lower the
Manufacturers, confectioners and torn ground appeared plainly. From
public eating places are doing their two thousand feet I could almost
share well. Soldiers and munitions count the shell holes. Two battery
workers want sugar more than tlie positions came Into view, and near
persons doing ordinary work. Let one of them 1 could distinguish a few
ihem have It. It must come from the tiny dots moving. When we were
private homes; Ihore only is there slightly behind the trenches a.coh-
hoardlng. however slight in every in- fused chatter from below told us that
dividual case. Don't be mean for the machine guns were trained on us. By
sake of a sweet tooth. way ot relallatdn  I  leaned over and
 o  shot at what looked like an emplace-
A  SOUNII BUSINESS PROPOSITION  me"t.    Then came the German front
  line, raged and unkempt. I llred along
From some rural districts come re- an open trench. We swept by "No
ports that tlie farmers, still express- .Man's Land" at a height of six hulling resentment over conscription, are dred feet, crossed the French lirst-
, refusing to buy   Victory   Bonds.    To  line   and   second-line   trenches,   and,
JUST   ARRIVED: -  Newest Fall Styles at
Moderate Prices in
Ladies' Velour and
Tweed Coats
Ladies' Serge and Tweed Suits
All Wool Sweater Coats
and Sweater Sets
License No. 8-19224
Dream Pictures
Suddenly, in the glow of the evening lamp,
a presence appears—a great artist, with violin in
hand; who at our bidding.draws from the strings
a thrill of joy, a sob* of grief, a sigh of love.
And under the enchanting witchery of
music, we are transported back to the old-time
rest and comfort of happier days.
Gradually the dream picture dissolves, the
presence fades, and we behold the most
marvelous of all musical instruments—
"The Phonograph with a Soul"
Let Edison dream pictures enrich your
days. Let the life-like Edison Re-Creations
round out your life, broaden your outlook,
bring you the consolation, the contentment,
ihe solace, of beautiful music.
We will gladly
; lace a New Edison
i i your home long
enough for you to
appreciate what an
ever-ready and inexhaustible fountain of
mental refreshment
it is.
G. A. Fletcher Music Co.,    Cumberland, B,
To make sure that she lias heard correctly, the operator
repeats nftcr you the telephone number asked for. Ii you hear
this repetition and advise (lie operator, one of the most troublesome dUliriiltli's In telephone operating will lie eliminated, und
your service benelittcd accordingly.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
The propeller had
been scored hy tlle bracken, but that
asiime such an attitude is utterly un- after passing a small ridge, prepared w|re wa, broken,
warranted.    It is the  worst kind of to settle on an uneven plateau covered
folly, and II is disloyal.                        by high bracken.
The Victory Loan has nothing to do     To   avoid    landing   downwind   and wa" a" the •lamaBe aone '" landing*.
with conscription, with Onion Govern- downhill the pilot banked to the right Taking Into consideration the broken
ment. or any other  kind of govern- before he flattened out.   The machine ground, the short space at our dlspos-
nient.    II  would have been launched, "pancaked" gently to earth, ran over a| and the fact that wc landed cross
no mailer what  party or leader had  the bracken, and stopped  two yards w|,„|. the p|lot had exhibited wbnder-
been in olfico.   The heavy war expen-  from a group of shell holes.    Not a fU| skin.
It.   P.  <' II It I S T I K
Phone 118
Office:    Next "The Dig Store.'
Cumberland, B.C.
of the DRINKS
Buy the products of the
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beef   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water
Cascade Beer   The Beer Without a Peer.
Full line of Pure
Fruit Flavors.
The Influenza Germ is in
He hates Fresh Air.
him o'it.
Buy an Electric Fan and keep
He cannot exist where there is plenty of Light. The
remedy is obvious.
Shiver in a cold room and he will get you for sure.
We have Electric Stoves, Electric Bed Warmers.
Wt are pleased to show you any of the above if you
care to call at our store; there are no germs there.
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Phone 75 Co., Ltd. p. Q. 314
LONDON, Nov. 11.—It Is officially
announced that the armistice with
Germany was signed at 6 a.m. today,
and that hostilities ceased at 11 a.m.
Prime Minister Lloyd George announced that tho cessation of hostilities was effective at 11 a.m. on all
fronts in Europe.
The Allied troops will not, until
further orders, go beyond the line
reached at that date and hour.
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61 Cumberland, B.C.
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Have you tried our Pickled Pork
and Corned Beef ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish will be
on hand.
License No. 9-3902
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Agent for the  HARMONOLA
All the latest Books, Magazines
and Periodicals.
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
WM.    MERKIFIELD,    Proprietor.
Dunfltnuir Ave..       Cumberland, B.C.
Canada Food Board License No. 10-4986
Fire, Life and
Accident Insurance
Cumberland, B.C.
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Ci-ockeryware and
General Merchandise.
HONG CHONG & CO., Bevan.
PARIS, Nov. 13.—The Oermans have
begun the evacuation of Brussels, a
despatch to the Paris edition of the
New York Herald says. King Albert
and his family wlll probably re-enter
Brussels next Friday. A great ceremony has been planned to be held in
the Cathedral. Burgomaster Max, recently released from a long imprisonment In Germany, will be one of the
principals In the ceremony.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.—President
Wilson Is ready to consider favorably
the supplying of food stuffs to Germany, If he can be assured that order
Is being, and will continue to be,
maintained there. This reply has
been sent to Germany in answer to
her appeal for food. The only other
condition placed upon the matter was
that there be a guarantee of equitable
distribution. Assistance will be forth
coming quickly because it ls the purpose of the Allies to check anarchy
in the Central Powers and prevent its
ZURICH, Nov. 13.—Roumania has
declared war on Germany, according
to a despatch from Bucharest to the
Frankkfurt Gazette. A despatch from
Jassy said that the Roumanian Government issued an ultimatum to Germany on Saturday giving the German
army twenty-four hours to get out of
the country. This decision is Interpreted as preliminary to measures to
disarm and drive out the German
army under von Mackenscn, which
has been oppressing the Roumanians
since the treaty of Bucharest. The
reorganized Government in Roumania
Is headed by General Coaudal.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11—Germany
signed today an armistice that branded her before the world as a beaten
By its terms, she surrendered in the
held to a better force than the mighty
military machine her autocrats had
bullded. By it, she agreed to the
evacuation of, occupied territory. She
swore away her hold on a generous
portion of her battleships and submarine fleets. She acceded to demands
for surrender of a portion of her war
LONDON, Nov. 11.—The period
given for the evacuation of the left
bank ot the Rhine by the German
forces has been extended by twenty-
four hours, according to a wireless
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.—President
Wilson this afternoon told Congress
and the world the terms Germany accepted when she signed the armistice.
These terms pictured Germany surrendering abjectly to General Foch on
the field, tier armies beaten, her government overturned and her master
in flight.
A small Congress and a small
crowd heard the President's burning
words, but enthusiasm ran riot.
The terms are as follows:
Cessation of hostllies.
Evacuation of nvaded territory, including Alsace-Lorraine and Luxemburg.
Surrender of vast . quantities of
guns and equipments.
Evacuation of left bank of Rhine.
Surrender of vast amounts of rolling stock ln occupied territories.
Abandonment of Bucharest and
Brest-LitovSk treaties.
Unconditional surrender of all German f otaEnslsecr shr md bf cm r hr
man forces ln East Africa.
Reparation of all damage done.
Surrender of scores of submarines
and larger warcraft.
Concentration of aircraft at stipulated points.
Evacuation of all Black Sea ports.
Restoration of all Allied and United
States merchant vessels.
Duration of the armistice to be
thirty days.
Holland, and it is believed that he will
be interned.
OTTAWA, Nov. 12.—Orders will bo
given Immediately to suspend the war
measures Act in Canada. Various
Depot Battalions will be disbanded. It
Is probable that the censorship wlll be
lifted at once.
LONDON, Nov. 12.—Emperor Karl
of Austria has abdicated, according to
a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company, quoting
private advices from Vienna.
Violent street lighting has occurred
at Dambarov, Hungary, betweeu miners and soldiers of the old regime.
The miners with the aid ot weapons
smuggled from Russia are reported to
have defeated the soldiers.
LONDON, Nov. 12.—Dr. Solf, the
German Foreign Minister, has appealed to President Wilson to hasten negotiations as, he says, there Is pressing danger of famine. In another
appeal to the President Dr. Solf says:
"The German Government has received the conditions of the armistice. We
have to accept the conditions but feel
It our duty to draw the Prosdent's
attention most solemnly and with all
earnestness to the fact that the enforcement of the conditions must produce among the German people a
feeling contrary to those upon which
alone the reconstruction of a community of nations can rest guaranteeing
a just and durable peace. The German people, therefore, at this fateful
hour, address themselves to the President with the request that he use his
Influence with the Allied rower:* in
order to mitigate these fcarfull conditions. Everywhere in Germany the
momentum of the revolution which
swept the old regime out of power
seems to be Increasing. There arc
evidences of friction between the military authorities and the soldiers and
workmen's council. In many towns In
northern Germany the authority of
the latter are being questioned. It Is
reported that civil administrations
have been provisionally organized
where there is any danger of conflict
between both parties.
The Paris Matin publishes a dispatch from Zurich reporting that republics have been proclaimed In Berlin and Wurtemburg. The sailors of
four warships In the Baltic are reported to have joined the Revolutionists.
AMSTERDAM, Nov. 12.—Tho German frontiers arc entirely open, it is
reported. The Guards threw down
their arms and great numbers of
German officers fled into Holland.
Dutch munitions workers have been
ordered from Germany.
LONDON, Nov. 13.—The grim spectre of Bolshevikism has appeared out
of the turmoil in Germany, nnd has
received recognition at Berlin. This
would seem to Indicate that the true
Socialist government has taken anew
turn, the strength of which is so great
that it cannot be ignored. Up till a
short time ago the Bolshevikism clement was so small in Germany that it
appeared to be negligible. According
to advices from Bremen the revolutionist sailors ot the German navy
have seized all the warships of the
Empire and have established their
control of Heligoland. What effect
tills will have on the agreement of
Germany to surrender a certain number of vessels to the Allies cannot as
yet be determined. The training ship
Sehlcsieu is said to have been sunk by
revolutionary warships.
William Hohenzollern, the former
German emperor, Is now iu Holland,
and has been visited by an official representative of the Netherlands Government- Ills status has not been
definitely settled as yet. but it appears
thai he is posing as a private citizen
ot Germany, Instead of tlie War Lord.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13—Under an
aincmluicnt to the nruilstiee terms,
Germany Is required to surrender ull
her submarines. Including the big sub-
murine cruisers and mine layera,
Germany glveH up about 200 U-boats,
Instead of 160, ub required In the original terms. The amended armistice
made public at the Stale Department
biHt night changed the ileluils of time
and numbers, but did not ulter the
general broad principles. It Is shown
that 150,000, instead of 5000, cars must
be surrendered In evacuated territory.
The Germans must give up 25,000,
Instead of 30,000 machine guns.
German East African troops must
evacuate, not surrender.
The German evacuation of Russia
Is delayed until such time as the Allies
decide It Is safe, considering the Internal condition.
Other conditions are altered slightly and allowance Is made for rationing of Germany, in consideration of
the Allies' commandeering of the railroads.
LONDON, Nov. 13.—The German
high command has warned the Allies
that mines placed in Ostend are timed
to explode today.
New Home Bakery
Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Wedding Cakes a Specialty
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
License No. 5-1172
Royston Lumber Co.
Slab Wood (doubleload)...$4.00
PARIS, Nov. 14.—The Allied armies
on the West Front, following the
evacuation of tlie Germans, are reported to be started forward. American
troops have crossed the German frontier towards Metz and Strasshurg.
Brley, the centre of the famous
llrley Iron basin, has been occupied.
Marshal Foch, Commander-in-Chief
of the Allied forces, wlll make his
entry Into Strasshurg and Metz on
Sunday, In the presence of President
Polncure and Premier Clemenceau.
Alsace-Lorraine ls slowly being
evacuated by the German troops, and
the French administration is replacing the German authorities as the
latter go out. Re-occupation of the
restored province will be carried out
exactly the same as the restoration
nf the occupied territories of Northern France. Alsace and Lorraine are
considered to havo been occupied by
the enemy for forty-eight years, instead of only four, as lu tho case of
Northern France.
Marocchi Bros.
Grocers and
LONDON, Nov. 11.—Mons, the Belgian town near where British troops
engaged ln bitter fighting with the
Germans at tbo beginning of the war,
was captured early this morning by
Canadian troops under General Home
according to Field Marshal Haig's
announcement today.
PARIS, Nov. 11.—The Belgian frontier east of the forest of Trelon, eaBt
of Avesnes, has been reached by the
French, according to the war office
announcement today. Italian troops
have encrcd the town of Rocrol, less
than two miles from the frontier.
Between Mezlcres and Sedan the
French have forced their way to the
east bank of the Meuse between
Lumes and Vrlgne,
PARIS, Nov. 12.—When tho news of
Victory arrived the colebrated Latin
Quartlor uf Purls came to life with a
bang, after four years of churchyard
quiet. Students paraded shouting,
singing, and waving Hags. The war
hit this quarter harder than It hit any
other section of Paris, rendering It
silent and empty, today it Is as gay
as ever, blossoming Into now merriment, gaily bedecked in bunting. The
roof of tho Bourse almost lifted when
the brokers boomed tho Marscltaise.
The streets' were packed with merry
makers. The youth of Paris paraded
In groups currying Hags and shouting
songs of Victory . Tlle only sad note
was inside the homes where women
folk were weeping when told the war
was over, because almost all have at
least one whom peace wlll not bring
LONDON, Nov. 12.—Allied warships
have entered the Dardanelles, and
British units have entered Alexalid-
retta, It was announced today.
Cumberland and Courtenay, BiC.
License No. 8-2548Q
THE HAGUE, Nov. 12.—It ls officially announced that the Kaiser ls iu
How Many Crowns for
Your Honor Flag?
Of course every city, town and district
will earn its Honor Flag.
But how about the crowns?
For every twenty-five per cent, in
excess of its quota, each city, town and
district will be entitled to add a crown to
its flag.
Can you do fifty per cent. b«tter than
your quota—that means two crowns for
your Honor Flag.    ,
But double your quota and it means
four crowns.
Hang a Flag in your hall, that for
years to come will show that your city,
town or district did better than well-
That it was a real factor in the huge
LOAN 1918.
Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee
in co-operation with the Minister of Finance
' of the Dominion of Canada
106 FOUR
The Bank will trust you
Perhaps you never had an account in a bank—maybe you've
never done business in a bank—hardly even cashed a cheque in
one.   But—
that is no reason why you cannot go to a bank and borrow
( money to buy Victory Bonds.
If you are a steady, industrious, thrifty citizen, working and
^saving a part of your income, you are just the kind of person
Canada's chartered banks stand ready to help to-day.
Any bank will lend you as much money as you can save
during the next twelve months, with which to buy Victory
All you have to do is to pay ten per cent, of the amount you
want to buy and deposit the receipt for that ten per cent, in the
The bank will lend you the 90 per cent, balance at 53^ per
cent, interest and will give you a year to repay it, the interest
you get on your bond being just the same as the bank charges
This is a fine opportunity for you to begin a real savings
account, to jnake a first class investment and to help your
country at the same time.
Why not see a banker to-day—he will tell you all about it
and you will be glad of the advice and help he can give you.
Borrow cad Buy Victory Bonds
l«..uerl by Canada's Victory Loan Committee
in co-operation withthe Minister of Finance
of the Dominion of Canada
1 cm the iniin In Ihe trenches. When tlie call came I went
out to light the common enemy of mankind. 1 suggest no other
reason. Asked no prolit. The Umpire's call was for men, and
1 went. I left you with a trust; 1 demanded of you that you
"Curry On" whilst I was "Over There") that you watch over and
care for those near and dear to me. and foot tbe bill fo- them
and -for me. For more than four years I have stood between
you and destitution. I have been through hell and suffered
the tortures of the damned; have been succored and again gone
forth to drive the enemy back. On'foreign soil I have been
greeted by all—poor and rich—as tho savior of mankind. When
I return to Canada 1 shall call upon you for an accounting of
your stewardship. I shall ask of you: "How Iiiitc you kept
your Trust.'" And woe betide those who have failed me. Those
baie been mere boasters whilst others and I have paid the
price. I am coming back from a land where men poured out
their wealth till told to stop—till there was none to pour out,
but there the wealth was blood, not gold. My account lies with
a man named Foch, but yours is due to me, and unless you can
look mc straight In the face and say; "I fought with you," and
show mo your bonds, I shall deem you to have been the Kaiser's
friend, and no quarter will he shown. I wlll judge you, not hy
your cheers, or the (lags you waved when peace came, but by
the aid you gave by the Bonds you bought. There is yet time
for you to make good, and I warn you that if you have not,
then waste no time in doing so, for I, the man from the trenches,
am In no mood for dallying with traitors or idle talkers.
Only 8 more days to Ilo Your Bit. If you meant those cheers
when you heard of peace Buy your Bond Today.
Tlie    Emergency    Hospital    mill    its
Efforts in Cumberland
From November 8th to November 12th
U>°A to 20'/' Discount or»all Dry Goods, Foots
and Shoes, Silks, Clothing and Keady-to-Wear
K.   ABE   &   CO.
Complete House Furnishers
For values in Furniture, Beds, Spring Mattresses,
Linoleums, Carpets. Wallpapers,
Crockery and Enamelware
Dear Mr. Editor,—Will you kindly
allow me a small space In your valuable paper to describe my views re the
Emergency Hospital and its effect in
Cumberland. Of course, it is a well-
known fact to us all, that the cause of
the Emergency Hospital being installed was owing to the fearful epidemic (Spanish Influenza) prevailing
throughout the whole of the country.
No doubt for a time it seemed that
Cumberland was going to steal- clear
of the dreadful disease to a certain
extent. As we took up the outside
papers we read of thousands of cases
and many deaths throughout the cities of Canada, and even In our neighboring town of Nanaimo, for weeks
previous to a case being reported In
Cumberland. But fortunately we had
some men on our Board of Health who
had greater foresight than others, and
Baw the necessity of an Emergency
Hospital in Cumberland to be prepared for It, as our turn was yet to
come. The parties responsible for the
installation of the Emergency Hospital did not put off any time, as within
four days after the decision was arrived at to have such an institution,
the Public School was thoroughly
equipped with hospital requirements
and the hospital in full operation, and
none too soon at that, as many patl-
wits were waiting for admission. .More
patients were admitted every day
miter tlie opening of this valuable in-
tstitutlon. Tlie work of caring for the
patients was taken up by u staff of
volunteer nurses, some trained nurses
:and others, and great credit is due
those ladies, as they were running the
risk of their own healths and lives.
As it turned out many of those girls
were stricken down with the disease,
but tbe remaining nurses who wore
left on their feet worked nil the harder to relieve the Bufferings of tho
many patients that bad already entered the hospital, My wife and myself
had by this time been stricken down
with the disease and the Doctor advised us to go lo the hospital, which
we very gladly consented to do, and
1 may say that wo ure very thankful
to those responsible for this iuslitu-
tion, as we were relieved of half of
our sufferings in a very short time
owing to the attention and treatment
afforded us by the able and willing
. tail of nurses. The hospital had only
DL to In operation some eight days
wlie.*1 >v0 entered, but tlie system that
the d vtors and nurses had adopted
would vV* a Person the impression
that It I. V' ''u0" '" °l"-'lat'u" lur nve
years aV we were fortunate in
having a s,\"' Ot able and well qualified cooks in 'fc* kitchen. As a person
came through '"** worat ot h'B sufferings the cooks .'ad everythhing there
that the heart of a sick person could
desire and which VOS beneficial for
restoring their strci'«th. It Is only
three weeks since the inauguration of
Emergency Hospital, o'»l It lias a
wonderful record. Il has mired and
discharged nearly BO patients and Is
treating many more; and ui'uy serious
cases have been Irented. New I understand Unit the malady in this district is not yet over, as many new
cases are being reported every tiny,
therefore I would advise anyone who
is requested by their doctor to go to
the hospital not to hesitate, but to
take advantage of the opportunity, for
1   assure   you   that   If   there is any
Buy Goods at The Big Store
Save Money for Victory Bonds
There Is absolutely nu doubt about the values you get at The Big Store,
lu many cases we are selling goods blow what It would cost us to buy the
same goods today wholesale.
Take Flannelettes fur a sample: We can give you good values In both
white and striped Flannelette from 25c. to 46c. per yard, goods that are
quoted at from 2ile. to 55c. by the wholesale houses today. We are giving
you the benefit of our foresight iu buying ahead.
Ladies' Fall Coats
Wo have luul a most succosful Season, in fact, one of the best, owing
to our large stock and early buying. We have been able to save you
many dollars on your Fall Cost.
Our Pnll Stock embraces some very good lines in staple Tweed Coats
at very Special Prices.
Wools!   Wools!   Wools!
\Vo have a Coiis^nmi'iit of the well known Banner Worth Wools, also
the .Monarch Wools, iu grey and khaki. Buy early as we have only a limited supply.
For Men
We have nil "Extrii Special Navy Serge," fast dye Suit in all sizes for
$85.00.    We invite comparison.
Have you tried our Famous Tiger Brand of heavy underwear, known
from coast to coast? We have three weights, and our prices are low,
comparing  today's   values.
White Rubber Boots
Gives good hard wear.   Just the kind to keep your feet dry.
Price per pair, $6.50
Youths' and Boys' Suits
Copplcy .Noyes it Itnndiill, whose line we carry, Is considered one of
the hest'in Canada. Our stock a pre.ient is very heavy, comprising all tlie
. smartest lines on the market. We invite you to examine and compare our
values, when you will be convinced that you can save money by buying
Ladies' Cashmere Hose, Penman's make,—nuff said. Several qualities
at 75c., ll,*ie., and $l.-*» per pair.
Boys' Worsted Hose, all sizes, "or., and 93c. per pair.
Silk Hose, in all the new colorings at keen prices.
A \
Sprustex Mop and Polish Specials for one week, ending Nov. 16.
Sprustex Mops, reg. $1.00 S5e.
Sprustex Mop-Pads' reg. 60c 45c.
Sprustex Polish, quarts, reg. $1.00 $1.00
Sprustex Polish, 12oz„ reg. 50c 85c.
Sprustex Polish, 4oz., reg. 25c I5c.
Have you tried our Fresh Ground Coffee lately?   It is delicious.
License No. 8-18324
Phone 3-8
ebanie of a person being restored
back to health of tor an attack ot
Spanish Influenza, th's can be done in
our Emergency Hospital, in concluding I wish, on behalf of my wife and
myself, to express our greatest thanks
to the Health Officer and those responsible for the Inauguration of the
Emergency Hospital. Doctors, nurses
and all others who volunteered and
assisted lu the successful operation
of same, as It has been the means of
restoring health back into our home,
as It did In many others in Cumbe-r
hind, and probably save the lives of
many others. Thanking you, Mr,
Editor, for this valuable space,
Cumberland, B.C., Nov. 1.1th, 11)18.
Mrs. A. Williamson and son wish to
thank their many friends for the great
kindness and sympathy shown them
during their recent sad bereavement,
and also for floral tributes and kind
letters of sympathy.
Mrs. Thomas Michell returned from
a visit to victoria on Thursday,
Ilo Ilo Building
Wnleh und Jewellery Repairing. A I.l,
Work liunrnntced 12 .Months
Mini works from sun lo sun,
Hill ii ivoinun's work was never dune.
Till «( IIYSTAI, WHITE" came to her ken,
And now she's dune before the men.
Are you looking for a good reliable Family Soap ?
If so, try
The Perfect Soap.
Will not' injure the most delicate fabric oi irritate
a sensitive skin.
Licence No. 8-17268.


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