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TWENTY-EIGHTH     YEAR.—No. 41.
CUMBERLAND, BRITISH COLUMIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1919.
Subscription Price, $2.00 per year
The Why? of Another
Victory Loan
\A7HEN, on the morning of November 11th, 1918, the guns were hushed and
Y Y glad tidings flashed across the world, there followed with the Nation's
Prayer of Thanksgiving, one yearning query, which found echo in the faster beating hearts of wives, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and sweethearts. That
query was, "How soon will our boy be home?" And, from France and Flanders,
from Italy and Egypt, from Palestine and from far-off Siberia, there came an
answering echo, " How soon, how soon, may we go home?"
r^ANADA caught the spirit of these longings, and at once resolved to satisfy
^ them. It was an appalling task. Shipping was tragically scarce. The composition of the Army of Occupation had not then been settled. And other parts of
the Empire as well as Canada were looking for the speedy return of their men.
npHE problem was this. The half-million men that Canada had overseas had
■*■ taken more than four years to transport to the field of battle. To bring
them home in a few months was a gigantic undertaking—one to tax all Canada's
ingenuity and resources. Canada solved the problem, but it meant crowding into
a few short months, an expense for demobilization which it was impossible to foresee.
HPHEN, too, besides the sentimental aspect of the necessity for bringing the men
x    home quickly the economic side could not be overlooked.  That was, to transform efficiently and speedily the nation's army of fighters into a national army of
workers.
♦     ♦     ♦    •
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Need The •"■•wer t0 th* question "Why •
rt-....I.... doe* Canada need another Victory
LMViaeS Loan?" divides ..self into two parti.
ItSelf 111 (a) To finish paying the expenses
Two Porto °f demobilization, and the obliga-
1 _w" r an» tjons we 8tm ^ t0 our Ki&tnr
(b) To provide national working capital.
Obligations The obligations to soldiers In-
.     c   i*JB elude:
to soldiers    That ,1^,^ tacurre(| «,•. of
bringing home troops from overseas.
The payment of .11 soldiers still undemobiliied.   This
includes more than 20,000 sick and wounded who are
still in hospital, and who of course remain on the Army
payroll till discharged.
The upkeep of hospitals, and their medical and nursing
staffs, until the need for them is ended.
These three items alone will use up at least $200,000,000
of the Victory Loan 1919.
Gratuities     There '* al,°the -f*tuity whicn
has been authorised, and has been
and is being paid to assist soldiers to tide over the period
between discharge and their re-adjustment to civil life.
For this purpose alone, $61,000,000 must be provided
out of the Victory Loan 1919, in addition to the
$59,000,000 already paid out of the proceeds of the
Victory Loan 1918.
Land Furthermore, soldiers who desire
£3_x.|_-_>.-.4V to become farmers may, under
Settlement the Soldiers' Land Settlement
Act, be loaned money by Canada with which to purchase land, stock and implements. The money so
advanced will be paid back; meantime each loan is
secured by a first mortgage. Up to August 15th,
29,495 soldiers had applied for land under the terms
of this Act; and 22,281 applications had been investigated, and the qualifications of the applicant approved.
For this purpose Canada this year requires $24,000,000.
Vr.rfltinn._l Por tb'8 work which, with the
r«"„•„}„ i Vocational Training and Soldiers'
1 raining Service   Departments,   embraces
the major activities of the Department of Soldiers'
Civil Re-establishment, an appropriation of $57,000,000
is necessary.
National
Working
Capital
These national expenditures are war expenses. They
will be accepted readily by every citizen who gives
thought to the task which Canada faced following the
Armistice, and to the success with which she has met it.
Canada needs national working
capital, so that she may be able
to sell on credit to Great Britain
and our Allies the products of
our farms, forests, fisheries,
mines and factories.
You may ask "Why sell to them if they can't pay cash?''
The answer is, "Their orders are absolutely essential
to the continuance of our agricultural and industrial
prosperity."
The magnitude of these orders and the amount of employment thus created, will depend upon the success
of the Victory Loan 1919.
The " Why " farmers and manufacturers (and
t /^M/i{* that includes the workers on these
OI ^reail orders) must be paid  cash  for
Loans #    their products. Therefore, Canada
must borrow money from her
citizens to give credit, temporarily, to Great Britain and
our Allies. Actually, no money will pass out of Canada.
If Canada does not give credit, other countries will;
and they will get the trade, and have the employment
that should be ours, to distribute amongst their workers.
And remember, we absolutely need these orders to maintain employment. If we don't finance them business
will feel the depression, employment will not be as
plentiful, and conditions everywhere will be adversely
affected.
Por Trans- Money must also be available to
nnrt at inn car,y on "" "ation's shipbuilding
portal-Oil programme, and other transport
ation development work.
For loans to Provincial Housing Commissions who are
building moderate priced houses.
These, then, are some of the things for which Canada
needs national working capital. She is in the r» -itlon
of a great trading company, and her citizens who buy
Victory Bonds are the shareholders.
Those who give thought to our outstanding obligations to soldiers, and to our need .'or
national working capital, cannot fail to be impressed with the absolute necessity for the
Victory Loan 1919
"Every Dollar Spent in Canada"
Issued by Canadt'i Victory Loan Committee
in co-operation with the Minister of Finance
of the Dominion of Canada.
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LIGHT-WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OF B.C.
WILL BE DECIOED TONIGHT IN ILO ILO
m
Ex-Sergeant JIMMY CLAKK,
A championship boxing contest will
be staged In tho Ilo llo Theatre, Cumberland* on Saturday, October lltli,
when Jimmy Moore, of Nanaimo, will
box 15 rounds for the champion.hip
of British Columbia, at 135 pounds,
with ex-Serg. Jimmy Clark, for Unco
yearn lightweight champion of the Can
adlan and Australian Forces, 1917-18- _
19. Tommy Moore was the lightweight these boysAuHjTbT alvuTeArtlrtaTTney
champion of the Canadian Forces In can do, and Belzod the opportunity of
England tn 1915-1(1, and defended his matching them. Tho Cumberland
title ln that time by meeting all com- people have not had the chance to see
era until he was called lo France, and such a match staged here before, and
was there when Clark took the title It looks as If the seating capacity of
in 1917, aud has not been defeated the Theatre will bo taxed to thc limit.
Blnce. Moore has been anxious to Anyone wishing to secure good seats
meet Clark since that time, but this ls can ljave same reserved from thc fol-
the first chance he has had. lowing:   F.  Dallos,   Waverley   Hotel;
The   Cumberlanl   promoter   knows .McMillan, Cumberland Darber Shop.
MOUNT...* POLICE OF NORTUW'EST
ABE HEBOES IN THIS SEBI.W.
THE   CITY   COUNCIL
It is said and never disputed, that
the Canadian Northwest Mounted Police never fall to get a man once they
start after him, If the trail leads
around the world. The reason why is
strikingly shown In Vltagraph's latest,
adventure serial, "A light for Millions"
which will begulu In the llo Ilo Theatre tonight. A troop starts after the
outlaws In the lirst chapter and for
liftcen thrilling, swift-moving episodes
It is give and take, lirst one aud then
the other getting the upper hand, until
the troopers finally win out. There
are many battles with hard riding anil
quick shooting, all screened under the
direction of William Duncan, who
plays the leading male role, supported
by Edith Johnson, Jae Ryan and other
"Fighting Trull" favorites.
"EVEIIVBOOV'S KIM"
Caught on a burning pleasure boat
with a girl whom lie had met several
weeks before lu u park, and whom he
had grown to love, a young millionaire
saves her after ahe leaps Into the
water, and their romance comes to a
happy   ending.     This  is  one of the
highly dramatic scenes in "Everybody's tilri," the Vitagraph Btuo Ribbon feature which will he seen al the
llo llo Theatre tonight.
 o	
Tlle present estimated value of Ihe
railways of Canada Is two billion
dollars. That does not Include the
.treat railways whlcl are valued at
one hundred and sixty millions. Canals ure worth one hundred and twenty
three millions; shipping, thirty-five
millions; telegraphs, ten millions; and
telephones, ninety-live millions. These
utilities are a portion of the security
of the security for tbe Victory Loan
1919.   Tlie estimates arc made hy Dr.
The regular meeting of the City
Council was held In the Council Chambers on September 29tb, with a full
board present, with the exception of
Mayor MacDonald, and Aid. Parham
on motion was voted to tho chair.
A   communication    from   tlie  Good
Honds League was received and filed.
Accounts as follows wore referred
to the Finance Committee:
Freight    f 00.50
Evans, Coleman & Evans   262.00
William McLellan     19.00
Thos. B. Uato       1,70
Alex. McKinnon     12.95
C, II. Tarbell & Son       6.05
S. D. McLeod   100.00
A. II. Peacey      T.W
A. Shibotu       2.50
Waterworks Co., Ltd      8,00
Electric Light Co., Ltd    ,14.01
A. Halliday, chairman of the Board
of Health, reported an overflow iu tlie
basement of the public school and Unit
the drinking fountain was out of
order. The matter was referred to
the Hoard of School Trustees.
Aid. Thomson suggested that the
paving of ihe Intersection ot Third
Street and liiiusinulr Ave., when completed I pencil with a carnival, and
the proceeds devoted i" ihe charing
of the City Park. The suggestion was
accepted and tho Council appointed n
committee la carry out the project
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A special meeting ol the Cfly Council wm, held ou Monday, October Olh,
when City clerk .McKinnon read Ihe
Auditor's Itoport, up to and Including
the lliilh day of .September, l!U!i. The
report showed a balance on hand of
 $3,121,911
Iloyal Hank temporary loan.    1,000.00
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS
HOUSE FOR SALE—Situated on Duna
muir Ave., next door to Postofflce.
Apply to Mr. J. Frame, Penrith Ave.,
Cumberland, B.C.
P. H. Coats, Director of the Dominion ,""1 l'il-v <'u'rl< McKInnon's
alter    13   years'   service,
THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE     Mrs. J. Walton will be "At Home" A. F. Owen, expert piano tuner, was Bureau of Statistics at Ottawa
Company want a representative In to her friends on the third Monday of here during the week and leaves for places the total of the National Wealth
this territory.   Full Information and October, from 4 to 6 p.m., Maryport Nanaimo today
literature mallled oh request.   M. J. Avenue, Cumberland.
nnd Income of Canada at $19,002,788,-
125.00.
Gillespie,
Building,
Inspector, Standard Bank
Vancouver, B.C.
FOR SALE—1914 Ford Car, In Al condition. All new tires. Automatic
cut-out and other accessories. Apply H. W. Bayly ,Comox, B.C.
FOR SALE—A full corner lot on the
corner of Penrith Ave. and Fourth
Street; cleared and in cultivation.
Apply Islander Offlce.
BLIGHT—KERTON—A quiet wedding
took place in the Methodist Parsonage on Saturday evening, October
4th, when Miss Fanny Kerton was
united ln marriage to Mr. Arthur
W. Blight. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Geo. Knox.
Balance on hand $2121.90
The roport was received and filed,
resignation
lie iII[l*1     *"*■   years    service,    went   Into
effect.
Thomas  Mordy,  recently  appointed
City Clerk, was then sworn In by Ills.
Alfred Williams, of Vancouver, ad- _.n  Worship Mayor MacDonald nnd  took
Juster of tho Board Uunderwrlters of CUMBERLAND CHORAL ''hi"'«° of l,lu bo»«s of tho Corporation
Vancouver Island, was here on Wed-    SOCIETY START PRACTICE °' ""' ,ilv o( Cumborland,
nesday and examined several of tho  ■ o
buildings on Dunsmuir Ave., where All persons Interested In choral
the rate of fire Insurance is beyond all work are Invited to attend a meeting
reason. His invesUgat'ou was very lo be held Hi the Methodist Church
satisfactory aud Mr. Williams, taking at 8 p.m.. Sunday evening, October J2,
Into consideration the lire protection,
The first Annual "Armistice  Mas- ' water system and pressure, will re-
querade Ball" will be held In the Ilo     The local branch of the Great War     Maurice  Mackenzie  Wallace,  aged commend a reduction of the rate.
Ilo Dance Hall on Tuesday, November Veterans' Association wlll hold their 8 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry 	
1919, under the auspices of tbe regular meetings In the basement of Wallace,  died  on   Saturday,  October     Don't forget thc Orangemen's Dance
to consider selections to he rendered Qame
during the coming season.
Provincial Constable Evans laid an
Information against John it. Johson,
of the Palmer House, on Monday,
charging him  with a  breach  uf the
Act.     tin
lined $2.1.110 and c
W'ednesda
osis.
lie   was
 __o_
11th,
Cumberland Branch, G.W.V.A. Further the Presbyterian Church every Tues-
particulars will be published later.      day evening at 7.30 o'clock.
James M. Savage, of Victoria, general manager of tlie Canadian Collier-
4th.   The funeral took place on Mon- In the Ilo Ilo Dance Hall on November ies    (Dunsmuir).    Ltd.,   arrived   on
day, Rev. James Hood officiating. 5th. Tuesday.
City clerk's Office is now in tho
Council Chambers, Hours: 4 to 6
p.m., .Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. TWO
THE  ISLANDER,   CUMBERLAND. 8. C.
®f|p a^Utnbn*
Published every Saturday at Cumberland, B.C.   .
.-'ATfltDAY. OCTOH1-U 11th. 1910
THE   VULTURE
Inivc out  tho   vulture   from   your
.,     Cod would not allow the Jews
to  i .11   It.    It  lives  on  carcasses;   It
tens among the dead;  with leaden
. igs  i;   circles   about   battlefields.
. o ..    the   American   ornithologist,
ted two hundred and thirty-seven
ires around one carcase.   If cros-
tho desert, when there is no sign
irtng in Hip air. a camel perish out
ihe caravan, Immediately  ihe air
to darken with vultures.   There
.     many  professed   Christians  who
,   s  vulture in their souls.    They
p   .  upon the character and feelings
oi others.   A doubtful reputation is a
i i .mi, i    for   them.    Some   rival   In
trade or profession falls, and the vulture puis mil  ils head.    These people
revel In the details of a man's ruin.
Thoy say, "1 told you so!"   Thoy rush
Into  some  business  house  and  say,
Have you heard the news?   Just as
I  expected!    Our neighbor has gone
ull to pieces!"
That professedly Christian  woman,
having  heard of the  wrong-doing of
o sister in the Church, instead of
ihling the sin with a mantle of charity
iles  il   all  along  the   streets   to
every willing ear.   She takes the after
noon to make her long-neglected calls.
tells the story ten  times before
lown, and every time tells it larg-
Sho rushes into the parlor to toll
,    nnd into the nursery to tell it, and
: , Ihe kitchen to tell it.    She says,
"Would you have thought It?   Well, I
i   sys   said    there    was   somelhlng
ig about her.   Why, I should not
;   ik to her if I saw her in the street.
I : ii not horrible?   But belter not say
; : j filing about it. because there may
ime mistake.    I do nol wan; my
ie involved In the mailer.   I think
will just go over and ask lliera at
No   203 whether they have heard  it.
urely il  must be so, for Mary Ann
that her husband saw a man who
ard from his business partner that
hla  blind old grandmother had seer.
i ithlng  thai   looked   very   ousplcl-
false witness against thy neighbor."
And in Leviticus lie solemnly says:
"Thou .--halt not go up and down as a
tale-hearer."
Take not into your heart that scum
of hell that people call tittle-tattle.
Whosoever willingly listens to a slander is equally guilty with the one who
tells it, and old writer says they
ought both to be hanged, and one by
the tongue and the oilier by the ear.
Do not smile upon such a spaniel, lest,
like u pleased dog, he put his dirty
paws upon you. Throw back the shutters of your soul. O Christian men and
women! and see if there be within you
a vulture with filthy talons and cruel
benk. Let not this unclean thing roost
In your soul, for "ye shall hold' in
abomination the vulture."
Drive out the bat from your soul.
.No wonder (lod set this bird among
Ihe unclean. It is an offence to everyone. Lei it fly into tlle window of a
summer night, and all thc bands,
young and old, are against it. It Is
half bird, half mouse. It seems mnde
partly to walk and partly to fly. and
does neither well, and becomes an emblem of those Christians who try to
cling to earth and heaven at the same
lime. They want to walk on earth
in wordliness, and yet fly towards
heaven in spirituality; and their soul,
between feet and wings, is constantly
perplexed.—Dr. Talmage.
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ONE   MORE  EFFORT
■ most li
nllis
ollie.
miser
able, God
ken wre
eh on ea
rth is
a gossip.
i tell he
on
the
itreet,
though I
!,:■ .er
seei
hi
r   bel
ore.    She
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d in
s her bonnet strings
. 1 t . hi
hie
not
had time to tie
lie
leard
that  last
;.   Shi
loo
is   111
Hi w:
ys as she
boph
g   I'
see
new
evidences
pravity in tin? windows. 1 think
i when Satan ha.s a job ho Infinitely
thai in all (lu* pit lio cannot
find a devil mean enough to do it, and
a!t bribes and threats have failed to
j i ono willing for the infernal crusade, lu' says lo one of his sergeants,
"Co up to the city, and in such and
i A a atreel get (iini gossiping woman
l . I she will Im; Kind lo ilo it." And
. : e enough, like a hungry fish, she
tai    <   tii''   book   in   bur   mouth,   and
 i slackens the line and lets her
iii' tarther and farther, until after
n     nib- be says. "It is time to haul in
I    line,"   anil   with   a   IVw   strong
: A,' i be brings her io  the beach of
fire.   What do you say?   That she was
i:  member of the Church?    1 cannot
I oil) that.   When Satan goes a-flshing,
i' i nol care what school the fish
ga to, whether it is a Presbyter-
Ian mackerel or an Episcopalian sal-
i ion.    Amidst    tbe   liinnder-crash   of
: Inai, God said, "Thou shalt not bear
Far beyond the expectation of the
Empire and the world, Canada fought
and strove and paid gallantly for five
years. Indeed it may he doubted if
any native Canadian witnessed the
notable effort of the Dominion without
amazement. Thc true spirit of the
people was not understood until the
guns began to speak in  Belgium.
it rose, month by month, to greater,
and still greater, heights. The double
climax came in the autumn of 1918,
when the Canadian Corps marched
from Cambrai to Mons, and when tlie
nation subscribed $610,000,000 for Victory Bonds.
In the war Canada found herself.
The name "Canadian" Ls respected the
world over; not only in the nations
allied with tlie British Empire in the
defence of liberty, but in Germany itself.
Tb" fighting is over. The great task
of dearticulating the organization built
by four years of ardent effort is almost
complete. The work of maintaining
ihe army until it is fully repatriated,
and of fulfilling completely the national obligations to the soldiers has added
much to Canadian War expenditure.
For that reason there is instant
need of a new Victory Loan. The patriotic people whose ardor and energy
brought Canada into the sunlight are
asked to keep the Dominion there by
buying bonds. The honor of the nation is involved in the success of the
Loan, The people who supported the
soldiers constantly while they were
in Prance will not fail in one particular to continue that support until
tlie men are re-established in profitable civilian occupations.
Considering the nehievemnets of this
proud people, there is reason for the
belief that the success of this latest
Victory Loan will be instant and overwhelming. But all citizens must have
a part in il. It Is not a task to he half
done by the whole people, or whollly
done by half tbe people. Let every
citizen subscribe!
.■xiw mam \svaaumfm
Wholesome Fsod Keeps
the Children Well
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
is made from Cream of Tartar derived from graphs, a delicious, healthful fruit, and that is why it produces
wholesome food, superior in texture
and keeping quality.
Prudent mothers avoid cheap baking powders because they frequently
contain alum, a mineral acid. No
matter how much they are urged to
change, they stick to
Dr. PRICE'S
CREAM
Baking Powder
They KNOW it is absolutely pure
Contains No Alum—Leaves No Bitter Taste
Blankets      Comforters
Flannel Sheets
White Wool Blankets, 60x80, per pair $16.50
Grey Wool Blankets, 64x84, per pair $12.00
Eiderdown Quilts, satin bordered at  $13.50
Larger size Eiderdown Quilt, at    -   $16.50
Cotton batting filled Comforters at  -
$3.50 and $4.50
Large size Comforters, cotton batting filled,
with best quality Turkey Red Chintz
covering, at $6.00 each.
Pillows      Bedspreads      Sheeting
FOR SPIRELLA CORSETS, BLOUSE
Extender.., Brassieries, anil Children's Waists, apply Mrs. E. HUNDEN
Windermere Ave., Cumberland, B.C.
"A Joan of Arc Machine"
SHE
ab
on
| HE withstood everything in the field and
above all was, and still is, the last and
_   only car to survive until the cessation of
hostilities"—Extract from letter received by
Ford Motor Company from a British Soldier,
in Africa.
Over shell-torn roads, through water soaked fields, second
only to the tanks in its power to climb debris and crater holes,
the Ford car made a world famous record in the fighting area
of the great war.   In press despatches, in field reports, in
letters, in rhyme and song the praises of the Ford were sounded.
In France    •       700 cars out of 1,000 were Fords
In Italy-      -       850 cars out of 1,000 were Fords
In Egypt     ■       996 cars out of 1,000 were Fords
In Mesopotamia   999 cars out of 1,000 were Fords
The Ford power plant that established this world-wide record
in every theatre of the war remains the same.   It will be in
the Ford you buy.
ri.nl Hu nr,!...iii ■",, Yunrlnir ir.in |„, open tnod.la tho BlMtrle Starting anil
I.lKhtln. l:.|i,l| nt la linn ,'Hra. f
OoupoMTa. Sedan II.17f. [DlDHtl modal prlofla tn<-lu.lfl llaotrlo Startlnit anil l.litlitlnff
K>|iil|>iiirnl,. I'."i...'in In i.l. rim., tin1 ramer, ami niitiH.lil limit nil rear a. optional
ei|iil|iin,iiit nnrl.iM-d cam unly nt Is:, e.tra. tnaafl or icoa art f, 0, b, Kurd, ont., and du
not Ineliido War Tut.
Buy only Genuine Ford Parts.   700 Canadian Ikslsrt
and over 1,000 Service Garages supply then.
ue
ON WHAT EFFECTIVE SERVICE DEPENDS
Effectiveness of your telephone service depends
upon the co-operation of those concerned, If the
person calling consults the directory and callls by number, it vvoll very probably be found that the response
by the operator is prompt and efficient. If the person
called answers without delay, the satisfaction of tee-
phone service is then made complete. Consideration
and courtesy are two main points of co-operation.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
EMDE   &   WAIN
DEALERS        COURTENAY
k K£t*z>m*v:<. ■(wi*o--CWi*'-;jr*5«i-_'"*
Try Our Groceries - Lower Price
than any other Store in Town
Van Camps Pork and Beans Old Dutch Cleanser
8 tins for 50c. Slti  tin  50c.
Clark's   Pork  and   Beans Oold  DuHt.3 pkg. for $1,114
8 tins for 26c. Pea9 j .|I1S for 95,.,
Pink Salmon lalti  tin _0r. Corn nnd Beans   4 (inn.. Otic.
Red Salmon  25c. Ramsay Soda Biscuits 23c.
Tomatoes, 21b tins, NortUwest Family Soda BIs-
5 tins for 95c. cults   85c.
K.   ABE &   CO.
TASTE is the TEST
of the DRINKS
THAT ARE BEST
Buy the products of the
BRITISH   COLUMBIA  BREWERIES,   LIMITED
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water It fcf Pure
Cascade Beer   The Beer Without a Peer.
UNION  BREWING  CO.,   LTD.
NANAIMO, B.C.
' '1'HK ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.O.
!!!l!llii!!li;;;!!lli!!!ii!!l!IIHlil!l1
TAKE NOTICE!
Under Sub-section 521 of the British Columbia Statutes, it is an offence to damage electric light and power
poles, and as the posting of bills and notices on said
poles constitutes damage thereto, therefore any person
or persons posting or causing to be posted any bills,
notices or advertisements, driving tacks, nails, or other
wise defacing or damaging any of the new poles being
erected by this Company will be immediately proceeded
against under the above provision. The penalty upon
conviction is TWO YEARS' imprisonment.
H (.'UllIII*HUM) & U...OS WATERWORKS COMPANY LTD. |g
|H WHEREAS, certain mischievously Inclined persons have tamp- s3
35 ered Willi the valves on the mains ot this company, thereby 35
S2 allowing a considerable amount ol' water to run waste, we =3
£*"= therefore wish to point out hat it is a serious offence to _==
&]= tamper wilh such valves, and should the offending parties =|
~\ be apprehended they will lie prosecuted to the very fullest s
fei extent ot he law. ===
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Phone 75 Co., Ltd. p. Q. 314
STAR   LIVERY   STABLE
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Auios for Hire.     Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B.C.
A.   STANFORD
Practical Automobile Mechanic
Cumberland, B.C.
Phone Q
(Night or day)    "
Oils, Urease mid Gasoline.        Curs Kept In Order by Contract
Any Jlnkc oi' Car .ecnre'S-on Ihe shortest notice.
OFFICIAL REPAIRER TO  ISLAND AUTOMOBILE
ASSOCIATION
SPECIALITY:—A Real Self-Starter for Ford Cars,
fully Guaranteed—The Only Thing—Call and See it.
Don't let your new car 1'all to pieces—a little practical attention
perlodlcaiiy will keep it to its standard.
DUNLOP TIItES.        CARS KEPT IN OUDEIt BY CONTRACT.
The Expenditure of
$610,
How the last
Victory Loan
was spent
For
Demobilization
For Trade
Extension
gEFORE buying Victory Bonds again you may want to
know how Canada used the money you loaned her last
year.
Canada borrowed the money to carry on the war and to provide credits for Great Britain and our Allies.
QONSIDERABLY more than one-half of the Victory
Loan 1918 was spent on our soldiers. This included
$312,900,000, for paying them, feeding them, bringing them
home, separation allowances to their dependents, maintenance
of medical services and vocational training schools.
$59,000,000 of the Victory Loan 1918 was paid on account
of authorized Soldiers' gratuities.
$9,000,000 was spent at Halifax for relief and reconstruction
after the disaster,
Other disbursements were not, strictly speaking, expenditures, but National Re-investments.
To Great Britain for example:
$173,500,000 was loaned for the purchase  of our
wheat and cereals,
$9,000,000 for our fish.
$30,000,000 for other Foodstuffs.
$2,900,000 for Canadian built ships.
$5,500,000 to pay other British obligations in Canada.
Making in all $220,900,000 advanced to Great Britain.
To our Allies, we loaned $8,200,000 for the purchase of
Canadian foodstuffs, raw material and manufactured
products,
The Re-investments will be paid back to Canada in due
time, with interest.
These credits were absolutely necessary to secure thc orders
for Canada because cash purchases were impossible.
They have had the effect of tremendously helping agricultural and industrial workers to'tide over the depression that
would have followed the Armistice, had we not made these
credit loans,
As far as money is concerned, 1919 has been, and is still-
just as much a war year as 1918. Our main expenditures
for war cannot be completed until well on into 1920. Thus
another Victory Loan is necessary—Get ready to _>wy.
Victory Loan 1
'Every Dollar' Spent in Canaaa"
Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee
in co-operation with tlie .Minister of Finance
of the Dominion of Canada,
§
THREE
Wl.'!
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
—SPECIALS —
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Headcheese.
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
011 hand.
License No. 9-3902
Royston Lumber Co.
MANUFACTUKEKS OF
ROUGH  AND  DRESSED
LUMBER
Slab Wood (double load)...$4.00
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockery-ware and
General Merchandise.
CHARLIE BIND CHONO, Cumberland
HONG CIIONQ & CO.. liovan.
UNION   TAILOR
V. WATANABE, Proprietor.
Ladies' and Gents' Suits
Made to Order.
P.O. Box 48.
Cumberland, B.C.
CUMBERLAND   HOTEL
WM.MF.HRTFIELI),   Proprietor.
GOOD ACCOMODATION
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Dunsmuir Ave.. Cumberland, B.C.
Canada Food Board License No. 10-4986
UNION HOTEL
01T0SITH ItAIMVAV STATION.
First class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
WILLIAM  JONES
Cumberland, U. (!.
Mess:. '::
I'li.MVAK IMVS AUK QUICKLY old nccUBtomod place al story tlmo,
HI'SIMKIt iii rliapii bringing n new kind 8f prince
                          and knighl for tbe youngsters.
it's tunny how quickly wo slip bncli     With  the mon  ho  life goes on
Into Uni obi groo'vos .'. Ufa, even pretty much as bofore. Tho harsh old
though Jarred oul <>;' them bv yeni ol realities of war arc slipping Into tbo
war and wroncbed by sad partings.      u   tj background.   We run nover for-
Isn't ii true thai In mosl Canadian gel tho price in Ileal! and blood; wo
liuiiio.t lire goes on today pretty much could ea Ily forget lite price in treas-
as it did live blank years ago, tbo ure. When we hoor of plans [or tho
slalwarl sons come to tbe breakfast Victory fjoan lulu, we are brought
table vnli  the same uolsy greetings,  back with a Jerk to tho hard tool that
ilmiiKli tb re Is, perhaps, a shade doop th si o[ Canada's victory has not
■t H"" ■   *'  Ir voices? Returned trom hoen (ullly ppi<i, ■•••' • '• ■'■ ■ FOUR
THE ISLANDER CUMBERLAND, B.C.
THINK of the time and
trouble you can save with
this dependable range.
No black-leading. The cooking-top is
burnished brighter than steel. Grates
—the modern duplex type—clean the
ashes out at a single turn. Oven
walls nickeled steel—easily cleaned.
Baking becomes a real pleasure when you have thit
fine range to work with. Call and see the Kootenay.
MeC]a_y$ Kbofenay
ted thermometer
guesswork out of
■villi the Kootenay
C.   H.
Sold by
TARBELL
&   SON
Cumberland Motor Works
Auto Repairs,
General Blacksmithing,
Acetylene Welding
Accessories,   Gasoline and  Oils
Sole Agents for
The Powerlight Manifold Heater
Gas Saver for Ford Cars
FREE   AIR
TIRE SERVICE
Thomson & Cameron
First-Class Mechanics
5hone 77 P.O. Box 595
MORE EQUIPMENT FOR THE FORD GARAGE
LECTRO
The Electric
Trouble Shooter
for FORD Cars.
It will burn out shorts in coils, which are caused by
pieces of wire, etc., getting across thc contact, recharge the magnets without taking down the engine.
in one and a hall' hours' time. We can test out your
motor in ten minutes and tell you it you have a broken
magnet. There is absolutely no guess about it. It
your Ford is missing and does not pull as it should, let
us test out your-magneto.
A Test will Cost You Nothing.
A weak spark will case missing and a great
loss ol' power and waste of gasoline.
Re-Charge and liinnl Shorts, $5.00
THE  FORD   GARAGE
The HOME of the FORD.
Phone 46
Courtenay, B.C.
THE FURNITURE STORE
Crockery and Glassware
Cups and  Saucers at $2.75, S3.00, $4.00, $5.00, and
$8.00 per doz.
Glass Table Sets, at from $2.25 per set and up.
A full line of Ranges, Beds, Springs, Mattresses, and
Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, etc.
A.   McKINNON
FOR SALE—Grain Oat Hay, over 4
tons, to be sold cheap, at the barn.
Apply CMU YEUK, P.O. Box 322,
Cumberland, B.C.
A dance, under the auspices of the
rythian Sisters, of Cumberland, will
lie held in the Ilo Ilo Dance Hall on
Friday, October 31st. The Cumberland
Hand Orchestra will supply the music.
Admission:  Gents, $1.00;  Ladies, 25c.
FOUND—Near the Union Hotel a
bunch of keys. Owner can have
same by applying to this olllce.
FOR SALE—One larger size nlckle-
plated wood heater. Price $16.00.
Apply P. P. Harrison, residence.
1)11.   It.   P.   CHRISTIE
DENTIST
Phone 116
Offlce:   KINO BLOCK,
Cumberland, B.C.
DAYTON
AIRLESS
TIRES
A Pneumatic Tire without
Compressed Air.  One size
only—30x3 *_.
No Blowouts
No Punctures
Enquiry Solicited.       Agents Wanted
SHIP CHANDLERS LIMITED
1214 Wharf Street, Victoria, B.C.
Agents f.r Vancouver Island.
New Fall Coats
The cool nights are here, and so is our comprehensive
range of Suitable Coats for Ladies. We were very
fortunate in securing some extra special values, arid
we feel sure you will agree with us when we say they
are Al in quality and style.
Ladies' Tweed Effect, rubber-lined Rain- d»"| P7 PA
coat.  Price <Pi- * •*»"
Ladies'Fawn Rainproof Coats, with belt, d»-| Q {T A
very smart.   Price    «PXt/»tHf
Ladies' Check Raincoats, in brown effect d»1 Q *CA
Price    «P-_.-_-.«JV
Ladies' Heavy Tweed Coats, Raglan sleeves, rubber-
lined, very suitable for motoring, driving or walking. This is one of the best coats to (J»QC AA
be had.   Price   tpOtl-Ul/
Ladies' Heavy Tweed Coats, in a good range of colorings, several leading styles, and a splendid quality
of Tweed, at our Special Price. GS.*)^ ftft
Complete New Stock of Fall Underwear
TURNBULL'S UNDERWEAR
Has a reputation. Every garment with their name
is sufficient guarantee of quality.
Turnbull's Vests and Drawers for Children.
Turnbull's Combinations for Children.
Turnbull's Vests and Drawers for Ladies.
Turnbull's Combinations for Ladies.
Turnbull's Vests and Drawers for Men.
Turnbull's Combinations for Men.
Our prices on above lines are very reasonable.
LADIES' CASHMERE HOSIERY
We have some lines of last year's Hosiery at old
prices, a very good line at 95c. per pair. Ladies' All-
wool Hose, English make, splendid quality, (j»"| OP
Price per pair «P A U O
LADIES' FLANNELETTE NIGHTGOWNS
Considering values as they are today we think we
have been fortunate in securing some real values.
Line No. 1.—Good quality Gowns, full size. d»0 S\ C
Price    tyUauO
Line No. 2.—Better quality Gowns, full size d»0 PA
Price       tp6,D\J
Line No. 3.—Full size Gown, made of good d»0 A P.
Flanelette.   Price tyamitVU
MEN'S AND BOYS' OVERCOATS MADE
BY COPPLEY, NOYES & RANDALL
You require an Overcoat this Fall.   Why not now
See our new Stock and compare our prices and we feel
assured you will buy.  You can save money on our line
of Coats.
Kaufman Rubbers for Wet Days   ah sizes from i i  t    ■
Did you say Groceries ?  For Quality, Service and \ ata
SIMON LEISER & CO,
LIMITED.
THE   BIG   STORE.
Phone 3-8
KITAMURA   STUDIO
WILLARD  BLOCK
PHOTOGRAPHS
Taken Every Day.
First Clua Work Guaranteed.
The Season for Portrait Haa Come.
Enlarging a Specialty.
Films Developed tor Amateurs
K.T4MUEA    STUDIO
P.O. Box 203 Cumberland.
Make Old Clothes Look Like New
LADIES' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  ...*1.75
SKIRTS Cleaned and Pressed  J1.00
WAISTS Cleaned and Pressed 11.00
GENTS' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  $U0 and 12.00
OVERCOATS Cleaned and Pressed  |U0 and $1.76
SUITS Sponged and Pressed 76c.
DRESSES Dyed and Pressed  $2.60 and np
SKIRTS Dyed and Pressed  .'. $1.60
WAISTS Dyed and Pressed  $1.60
GENTS' SUITS Dyed and Pressed M9M
OVERCOATS Dyed and Pressed .., $2.60 to $fc00
ALL KINDS OF REPAIRING AND ALTERING
R. B. HOWARD
CUMBERLAND DYE WORKS
Phone 104 P.O. Box 191
Big Demonstration
Crystal White
Soap
4 Cakes for 40c, and 1 Cake Free.
2 Cakes Creme Oil Soap for 30c. and 1 Crystal
White Free.
5 Cakes Pete's Pine Tar Soap 50c.
Mrs. Owen will be with us all this week, and is
offering a Big Deal in Soaps. Take advantage whilst
this demonstration is on.
Obtainable Only at
MUMFORD'S   GROCERY
Licence No. 8-17268.
Phone 71
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