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Array I*
See "Alias
The Deacon"
Ciltujjerland Islander
Ilo-Ilo Theatre
This Week-end
With which is consolidated tlie Camber land News.
FORTY-SEVENTH YEAR-No. 23
CUMBERLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA
FRIDAY,  JUNE   8th,   1!I2S
SUBSCRIPTION TRICK:
Cumberland Cops
The Colonist Cup
(SHORT SESSION j
OP CITY COUNCIL:
A short'meeting of the City Council
TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM
It must have been a source of great
gratification, to the teaching staff of
tbe Cumberland Public aud High
Schools on Friday last on the occasion of the annual school sports held
at Courtenay, to see such a large and
enthusiastic turnout. Four years ago
the school sports had its birth, the
ilocal teachers, led hy .Mr. II. B. Murray being responsible for the inauguration of tiie annual meets. Tlie local
teaching staff have been well supported in their efforts by tlie great cooperation of tlie principal, Mr, Apps,
who entered into the project with a
will and has become one of the leading lights in the Upper Island School
Sports.
On account of the sports being held
at Courtenay this year, tlie brunt of
work fell in the Courtenay teachers
and it is a tribute to the thoroughness
of their efforts that the events went
off as smoothly as they did, considering the large number of competitors.
In the High School sections only
Cumberland and Courtenay were entered and all through the .day the
competition between the two schools
was most keen, with Courtenay having a slight lead until the final half
hour or so when tihe Cumberland boys
piled up enough points to give them
the victory, tlie scores being Cumberland 57 points, Courtenay 55 points
Cumberland High School thus captured the coveted Colonist Cup, making
it two out of four attempts that they
have hud this distinction.
In the Public School section, Courtenay had a good lead, with 56 points,
Brechin being second with 45, Cumberland third with 41, Nanaimo, 40
points, having to he content with
fourth place. Other schools in order
of merit were: Comox Sir, Tsolum, 3G,
Minto, 23, Harewood 19, Bevan 16,
Union Bay 6 and Royston 4.
/The weather was not what one
might call ideal for a track meet but
fortunately tlie rain held off all day,
the events being run off according to
schedule. Perhaps the two features
of the day were provided by tlie Cumberland boys when the High School
relay team won handily And 'by the
seventeen-year old Cumberland Japanese scholar, N, Iluyashi .when he
cleared 20 feet 8 Indies in the run-
tag broad jump thus, creating a record for this district. Cllffe Laver, of
•Courtenay, and Norman Hill, of Cumberland were also consistent winners
■for their respective schools. Full list
•of winners were:
Colonist Cup for aggregate on High
.School events: Cumberland, 39; Courtenay, 36.
Senior schools, Eagles' Cup: Courtenay, 62; Nanaimo iQuennel), 45;
Cumberland, 45; Tsolum, 43; Harewood
Davis, Cumberland; Hanocks, Quennel.
Girls' 220 yards: Stant, Cumberland;
Farrar, Brechin; Dawes, Northfleld.
Boys' 880 yards: Rushworth, Quennel; Harno, Cumberland; (tie in third)
Fairbairn, Comox and Carter, Courtenay.
Girls' relay: Courtenay, Harewood,
Brechin.
Girls* baseball throw: Mulr, Tsolum;
Hagarty, Courtenay; Longland, Comox.
Boys' high jump: Wright, Quennel;
Berkeley, Courtenay; Tomassi, Cumberland.
Girls' nail driving: Hagarty, Courtenay ; Johnson, Brechin; McKenzle,
Bevan.
Boys' broad jump: Berkeley, Courtenay; Takeru, Cumberland; Naylor,
Nanaimo,
Boys' medley relay: Quennel, Cumberland, Courtenay.
Boys' mile: Guthrie, Comox; Car
penter, Brechin; Beck, Quennel.
Girls' broad jump: Farrar, Brechin
Herd, Cumberland; Brown, Courtenay.
Drill competition:   Cumberland.
rive-a-side football: Cumberland
and Brechin played to a draw. Play off
for cup later,
Girls' 100 yards: Moore, Courtenay;
Brown, Cumberland.
Boys' 100 yards: Hayashi, Cumberland; Tribe, Courtenay.
Girls' 75 yards: Moore, Courtenay;
Partridge. Cumberland.
Boys' 220 yards: Hayashi, Cumberland; Laver, Courtenay.
Girls' 220 yards: Brown, Cumberland; Idiens, Courtenay.
Boys* 440 yards: Conrod, Cumberland; Laver, Courtenay.
Girls' relay:   Cumberland, Courtenay.
Girls' baseball throw: Gwilt, Courtenay; Pickettl, Cumberland.
Boys' high jump; Laver, Courtenay;
Hill, Cumberland.
Girls' nail driving: Lelghton, Courtenay; Brown, Cumberland.
Boys' broad jump: Hayashi, Cumberland.; Laver, Courtenay.
Boys' 880 yards: Brown, Cumberland; Carey, Courtenay.
Boys' relay:   Cumberland, Courtenay.
Tug of war: Courtenay, Cumberland.
Girls* basketball throw: Lelghton,
Courtenay; Brown. Cumberland.
Girls' broad jump: Brown, Cumberland; Thomas, Courtenay.
NOTICE
A special meeting of tbe 24th of May
j olmmlttee will he held in the Council
was held In the Council Chambers oh\^»" °" M°""!»' eT™'^ al 7:3°
Tuesday evening lust. His Worship "" "l" "'"""sc ot rcce',,;1"g ° Trm
the Mayor was In the chair with Al l,Un,rt reP0rt ""d """""S up 0t a"
dennen Parnham, Mumford, Ledingham, Henderson and Williams present.
Permission was granted to the newly
reorganized Cumberland Board of
Trade to use the Council Chambers for
their regular meetings, a eomraunl-1
cation asking for tlie use of the Chambers having been received from the
secretary.
Ou the Mayor calling for the reports
of the various committees, the light,
water and health committees had nothing to report. Alderman Henderson
for tlie Board of Works reported tho
cleaning of the streets and the installation of a faucet at the Eagler,'
Home on Dunsmuir Avenue, for the
convenience of watering the boulevards. Alderman Ledingham, for thei
Fire Warden** reported tlie new Fire
Siren Installed and in working order
accounts. The public is cordially invited to he present at the meeting.
Monday, June Uth at 7:30 p, in.
School Trustees In
Regular Meeting
PARTY  HONORING
MISS OLIVE RICHARDSON
The Misses Beth Horbury and Owen
Emily were hostesses at an enjoyable
party held at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Emily on Tuesday evening of
this week. The gathering honored
Miss (Hive Richardson who was un-
tited in marriage to .Mr. Clifford Sketch
on Wednesday morning. Games and
fortune telling formed the program
for the evening, while immediately
before refreshments were nerved Mils
Owen Emily aeked .Miss Richardson
to accept a  handsome pair of silver
Rev. Montague Bruce
Addresses Reorganized
Local Board Of Trade
Dinner at Waverley Hotel Attended by Many Enthusiastic Members
Some thirty odd   methberfl of the
audio atlckK from her frfemls along | Cumberland  Board or Trade
Road To Jock's
Point Commenced
as.
Four and five roomed schools, "Qualicum Cup:   Brechin, 44; Comox, 39.
Two roomed schools, "A. W. Neill
Cup": Minto, 29; Northfleld, 16; Bevan, 16.
One roomed school, "Rotary Cup":
Royston, 6.
Cumberland Lodge, A.F. & A.M. Cup
lor aggregate in junior events: Courtenay.
Cumberland Lodge, A.F. & A.M. Cup
for mile:   Comox.
Junior Girls' Relay:   Courtenay.
Cup Awards
Junior boys' relay:   Cumberland.
Senior girls' relay:   Courtesy. j
Senior boys 'relay:   Quennel.
Hiram Lodge, A.F. & A.M. for High
Jump:   (won outright): Wright, Quennel School.
Hiram Lodge, A.F. & A.M., for girls,
100 yards (won outright): Dawes,
Northfleld.
Courtenay   Lodge,   B.P.O.E.,   Public
School tug of war, Challenge Cup: retained by Courtenay.
High School Relay:   Cumberland,
Junior Events
Boys' 75 yards:   Baird, Brechin; Sur
•genor, Tsolum; Slesser, Courtenay.
Girls' 75 yards: Booth, Courtenay;
FairbaJrn, Comox; McAulay, Tsolum.
Boys' sack race: Longland, Comox;
Stewart, Courtenay; Carter, Minto.
Girls' sack race: Carwlthen, Tsolum;
Morgan, Minto; Blackball, Courtenay.
Boys'    baseball    throw:      Hodgson,
•Quennel;    Slesser,   Courtenay; Baird,
Brechin.
Girls' baseball throw:   Cliflc, Comox;
Hutton, Northfleld; Quinn, Courtenay.
Girls' skipping:    Booth, Courtenay;
MsAulay, Tsolum; Falrbalrn, Comox.
Boys' relay: Cumberland; Courtenay; Brechin.
Girls' relay: Courtenay; uennel; Comox.
Boys' broad jump: Monks, Minto;
Surgenor, Tsolum; Coombs, Cumberland.
Senior Events
Girls' 100 yards:   Dawes, Northfleld;
Farrer, Northfleld;   Martin,   Cumberland.
Boys* 100 yards: Haddow, Quennel;
Baker, Tsolum; Haas, Courtenay.
Girls' 75 yards:   Dawes, Northfleld;
Brown, Courtenay; Carwlthen, Tsolum.
Boys' 220 yards:     Baker,   Tsolum;
Word was received just prior to
going to press that a gang of fifteen
men had commenced work slashing
and getting ready for the road which
is to be built as far as Jock's Point
and which it is felt will ultimately
be a portion of the road linking Port
Alberni and Cumberland. Mr. R. A,
England Is the foreman of the gang
working under the direction of the
district road engineer, Mr, W. P. Bevan. A great deal of pressure has been
brought to hear on the authorities
showing the necessity of such a road,
the newly organized Cumberland
Board of Trade being one of the main
factors in getting the work started.
This road to Jock's point will be of
great benefit, not only to residents of
the district but to visitors from outside points as an Al camping site is
reputed to be in the vicinity of the
point.
Local Eagles
Install Officers
Large Gathering of Members at
Annual Ceremony
Bro. D. Sommerville, past president
of Comox Aerie No. 1953 officiated at
the installation of officers for ensuing
year of the local Eagles' Lodge when
the following were installed: Worthy
Past President, Thomas Carney; Worthy President, Thomas Bate; Worthy
Vice-President, Charles Bradley; Secretary, James Smith; Treasurer, J.
H. Robertson; Chaplain, F. Bradley:
Inside Guard, John Brown; Outside
Guard, E. Shields; Conductor, W. F.
Hutchinson; Trustees, R. Coe, W. C.
Collins, and John Davies. Following
the installation a social evening was
enjoyed the following members of the
lodge contributing to a flue program
R. Robertson, W. McMillan, F. Bradley. G. Bates, J. Brown, J. Davies, G.
Richardson.
The School Trustees met nt tho
school on Tuesday evening of this
week, Trustees MacNaughton, Hanks,
Henderson and MacKinnon being present.
A communication was received from
tlie Domestic Science teacher Alias
Till, tendering her rslgnation to the
board. The letter was received and
filed. A letter was also received from
a Dr. Thompson who wishes to lecture on Health subjects at tlie school
It was decided that the school be put
at Mr. Thompson's disposal on the
evening of Tuesday 19th.
A very satisfactory High School report from Inspector Sullivan was read ■
by the secretary.   An application wns	
received from Mr. H. A. Glnspell. of, Hflftge  n{  romnmns  Ash(Ml  ,„   (•■„.
This Province Part nf Annual
with all best wishes for her future
happiness. Miss Richardson suitably
replied,thanking the guests.
invited guests included: Jean Smith,
Olive Richardson, Ella Conn, Katie
Bairtholdi. Lottie Dallos, Josie Bonn,
Katie Biino. Lily Banks, Edna Gear,
Denn Baird, Isabel Herd. Sadie Brown
Dorothy Maxwell, Kathleen Emily.
Margaret Robertson, Mrs .MacDonald
and Mrs. Harris,
Aid Asked For
B.C. Fishermen
School Dance
Very Successful
(■rant  to Novil Scot in .Hen
Ottawa, June Sad.—All the estimates of the Department of .Marine and
Fisheries were pissed this morning
in the House of Commons and those
of the Department of Agriculture
agialn taken up.
There was little discussion on the
fisheries vote, the chief contribution
coming from A. W. .Neill. Independent, Comox-Alberni, who urged thai
disbursed   among  the   fishermen
Nova Scotia,
or
Tennis Ten Postponed.
The Cumberland Tennis Club will
not hold a tea this Wednesday owing
to the tea at Beaufort House, under
the auspices of the Women's Auxiliary
to Anglican church, coming on the
same day. The next tennis tea will
lie held on Wednesday, June 27.
IV. A. Meet
Tho Women's Auxiliary to Holy
Trinity Church mot at tho home of
Mrs. J. Shortt on Tuesday evening of
this week, tho president Mrs. Shortt
presiding, Final arrangements were
made for the garden party which is
to he held on Beaufort House Grounds
on Wednesday afternoon, June 13th.
Tea tickets are to be sold at the
grounds entrance which will admit
I hearer.
	
The financial result of tlie dance
given by tlie teachers and pupils of
the Cumberland Schools last Friday
evening in the Ilo-Ilo Hall was very
satisfactory. Approximately one hundred dollars were cleared to swell the
fund for the building of a cement
tennis court for the schools. The
Maple Leaf Orchestra donated the
music for the dance, and the teachers
and pupils feel exceptionally grateful
to the orchestra for aiding them 'n
such a way.
The Hall was prettily decorated
with fir boughs and paper flowers.
The dance also served another purpose, Mint of celebrating the winning
of the Colonist Cup by the Cumberland
High School. Immediately before refreshments the "High" boys shouldered their principal, Mr. Shenstone, who
carried the cup into the middle of th
floor. Mr, Shenstone congratulate!
all those who took part in the sports
and called the attention of those present to a great athlete, Nobuo Hayashi,
who played the major part in winning
the cup. Hayashi was chaired across
the floor to the cheers of the assembled company. Archie Dick then called for three cheers for the teachers
Miss Partridge and Mr. Shenstone who
had given them valuable assistance
Following this all competitors drank
from the cup, which was later passed
round the hall for each person to sup
from. '
Festivities were closed at two
o'clock everyone having enjoyed the
evening immensely.
Grand Forks, asking if there were any
vacancies on the staff of the Cumberland   School,  and   If so,  would   the
board consider him as an applicant.
Over $201) Towards Court
The school reports for the month of
May were rend. It was mentioned that
the school choir sang at the musical
festival and owing to the splendid
help of their in&tructors were only
four points behind the choir which
took premier honors. The schools
also did very well at the Upper Island
School Sports. The teachers nnd pupils of both schools are at present
raising funds for the building of a cement tennis court, a dance In aid of
this being given last Friday. There
is now a little over jSOQ/JO In hand
and the teachers consulted the Board
ns to the advisability of having tlie cement court built in the near future,
the balance of the cost to be paid in
the fall. A committee of Mr. Henderson, Mr. McLellnn and Mr. .McKinnon
was formed to look Into the matter.
A New Miip
Principal Apps 'informed the Board
of a new kind or map which was demonstrated  at tiie school,  and   which
would prove most beneficial  tq  teachers and pupils,   The maps are fori ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
both history and geography and would j played owing t;> Hie scarcliy of teams
cover world geography, current  hit)- ^ this end or ihe Island.     It is ex-
tory, clasical history, and general geo- pected that Nninimo will semi a team
graphical term's, such  as  astronomy,! up  lo  Cumberland   before   very   long
etc..   This subject was left  for dls* ami & series of games with a town got
mission at a meeting before ihe next [together by Dean Qualnton will pro-
met ut
the Waverley Hotel on Wednesd;
night and welcomed to the district
the Rev, Montague Bruce, president
of the Vancouver island Associated
Boards of Trade. Mr, J. K. Sladen,
secretary of the Saanicli Board o?
Trade and four members of the Courtenay- Comox Board of Trade in thi
persons of Mr. P. L. Anderton, Mr.
W. McBhee, Mr. C. S. Wood and Mr
Ben. Hughes.. Mr. P C. Lang tht
Cumberland president of the Hoard of
Trade was in tlie chair and after an
excellent repast served by Mrs. Dallos,
WEDDINGS
Parker—Little
The L'nion Church at Qaulicuni
Beach was crowded on Saturday
morning by a large gathering of
friends and lelaUves attending a very
charming wedding which was sol-
monlzed by Rev. W. A .Wiseman, wh.)
united Miss Rona Little, of Cumberland, and Mr, George Parker, of Qualicum Beach. The church was beautifully decorated with white flowers
and Cestooue of ferns. The bride, giv-
in away hy hor rather, looked very
British Columbia be given considera-l PrQtty ■'• « dross of white crepe de
Hon in the distribution of the fishing! ('IlPne trimmed with pearls, win veil
grant of $100,000 -voted annually and I and wreath of orange blossoms.   Sli-
carried  a  shower   bouquet   of  pink
Ophelia   rose;   and   carnations.    The
matron  of honor,  Mrs.  Evans, wore
a dress of cornflower blue crepe de
chene with a hat to match. The bridegroom was attended by Mr. Fred Rock-
I ei.   Mrs. ('. A. White presided at the
n*g;.n, ami the. happy couple left to
march.    A
lie  home  of
I'hu   bridegroom's   parents,   Mir,  and
Mrs.  John   Parker,   the  guests   being
Mil*, and Mrs. A. Grant, Mrs. B. Granl
Mrs. Lambert. Mr. and Mrs, F. Evan*
.Mr.   and   Mrs.   Hutchinson   and   Mr.
,s as is possible should be  ,ji(lU.  o{ Cumberland j Mr
Cricketers To Play
Return Game With
PmirtAti'iv   Pfovatllllli! ■sl|,'l]lIH «f Ibe wedding t
tourienay eleven|ree6PUon waa m aL U!B
The Cumberland Cricketers are endeavoring to arrange a return game
with the Courtenay eleven for the com
Ing   week.      The   locals   feel that OS)
Mr, Lang in a few words outlined' the
reason for the gathering that evening
and introduced Mr. Bruce. The popular president of the associated Boards
wan enthusiastically received . After
thanking them warmly for the kind
way they had received him said he
was very pleased to see such on enthusiastic hunch of fellows and after
going over the ground of Cumberland's breaking away from the Boards
of Trade of the Island said that on
this "the third time of asking" they
would be more successful, In fact he
safd he knew they would and if he,
personally could be of any assistance
he would lie only too pleased to lend
that assistance, He briefly outlined
the work undertaken by bis own board
of trade al Saanich and passed on to
the members of the local board a few
pointers, but one thing he said ho
must impress upon them all. If tho
work of the Board of Trade was to
prosper aud that was "to keep religion and politics out of all their
deliberations." He congratulated
them on the reorganization of tho
Cumberland Hoard of Trade and said
be would be most happy to welcome
them at the convention of the Island
Boards at Qualicum Beach next
month.
Mr. Sladen, of the Saaniob Board
of Trade briefly addressed the gathering. He stressed the point, however,
and believed it, nfmsolf, sincerely, that
no man should listen to all this talk
about conservation of natural resources. Wealthy countries like England
und tlie United States had developed
their natural resources to the limit
whilst the poor countries like Mexico
bad allowed their resources to remain
undeveloped. He was not an advocate
of taking everything out entirely; put
k wherever it was possible to put
He said  he had travelled  ten
hi
hack
thousand miles to settle on Vancouver
Island and take life easy but he bad
found -such great possibilities here
that he had become greatly interested
in   public   matters.
Mr. T. H. Carey proposed the toast
to the Saanich Board of Trade, whilst
Messrs. Anderton, Woods, McPhee of
and .Mrs.1 neighboring Board alsso spoke. May-
; Wl email. Ml. and Mrs. Frank Parker, °r Maxwell, who was present on being
Mrs. J. Smyihe. Mr. and  .Mrs. JotUM called upon to say a few words, said
Dougan,   Mrs,   <\   A.   White.   Mrs.  G.| *'*■ whs very pleased indeed to see the
^^^^^^^^ local  Board reorganized, although he
school   term   in   autumn,
It was brought up al the meeting
whether or not any advertising for
I,?b'y take plate in August. If the
warship "Durban" comes to Comox
Harbor in  August  it  Is  felt that a
personal gain should be allowed to; grille could be arranged with the
come into the school or school grounds I sailor hoys, Archdeacon Colllnson
and after some discussion it was prov- has also been approached with a view
e dthat no matter of this kind must to a team from tho Oowichan district
come into tlie school or school prem- playing a game here.
ises during school hours. The members of the local club are
The committee reporting on the practicing steadily but there is plenty
matter of chairs and tables for tho of room for more members ,\\ enough
primary grades as advised hy the In- members could bo obtained games
spector, said that there are tables in i could he played between members
the school. Trustee MacKinnon was [any evening during the week. The
asked to get prices on ibe kinder-j Initiation ice has been placed ai i>1.0i)
garden chairs. I imd  the membership me for season
It was regularly moved and second- 1028 at $2.00. The club find all the
ed that tenders be called for ten i equipment and as cricket m uteri al
cords of wood. runs into real "ja.'It" the executive of
Trustee MacNaughtDU suggested loi tha local clu'i would like to Bee a few
the Board that It might be advisable me ioln up. If yon cannot play
to have a littlo nioio singing taught ' kt« bill waul to help the club, why
in the school and informed the trus- Just send a donation along, It. will
tees  that  Mr,  Parnham  had   kindly]'    gratefully accepted.
offered to train the children once ai  ___
week  after school  hours.    Principal'    At the benefit whist drive and dance
Apps stated that chorus singing was, held in the Veterans' Hall on Satin-
(ailma.n and Miss Vera Silman. Later
in the day the happy couple motored
to Victoria, where obey will spend th
honeymoon. The bride travelled in a
smart tweed suit with pink hat and
scarf to match, On their return M
and Mrs. Parker will reside; at Oram's
C:imp,
*   *   *
Sketch-Richardson
Cumberland United Church was tne
scene of a very pretty wedding on
Wednesday morning of this week
when Olive Elizabeth, daughter or Mr.
anil .Mrs. George Rlcha,rdson. of this
city, was united fa marriage to Clifford Elmer Sketch, son of Mr. and
Mr*. W.B. Sketch of Ladysmlth. The
Rev. Hewitt performed the ceremony
which took place under a  floral arch
safd. at first, be himself was somewhat lukewarm about the affair as be
bad seen hoards of trade come and go
in Cumberland, but he felt sure that
if tbe same enthusiasm displayed that
evening was kept up, Cumberland
Board of Trade would bo as active a
body of men as any on the Island.
Union Bay
Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Renwick have as
their guests their daughter, Miss Dorothy Renwick and friend, Miss Oab-
rlclle Campbell, of Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. Cunllft" and family, of
Nanaimo, were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. M. H. Thomas over the weekend.
*   *   •
Mr .and Mrs. R. Ray had as their
guests for a few days the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Ray, of Victoria; also Mr. and Mrs. P. Ray, of
Seattle.
given to the classes with the exceptions of Lilt* four Upper grides, A;-*
no more business was forthcoming
the meeting then adjourned.
Bridal Showers
Miss {Catherine Richardson nnd Mr.
William Gray were t'eled on Wednesday evening of this week at a gathering of the Minto residents at the home
of Mrs. Wm.Davis. Mr. Gray Is n
resident of Minto. The shower being
given by the Minto residents in honor
of his bride-to-be, Miss K. Richardson
of Ciimbni'land.
A very pleasant evening was speni!
In games, cards, community singing.
nnd dancing to an amusing but. music-   beautifully   de
day evening last, sixteen tables of
whlsl were played, whilst a largo
crowd also turned up for the dnnco
which followed. The prize winner-
were Mrs Aspesy and Mr. Cyril Davis
firsts, Mrs. Sommerville ami Mr.
Smith seconds. The hall, music and
refreshments for'tho dance haili been
very kindly donated and a nice sum.
was realized for the benefll <>f a member of the Ragles' Lodge.
Canadian Legion Whist Drive and
Dance Saturday iitghl In the Memorial
FTail. Whist 8-10. Dance 10-12. Ad
mission;  whist  2.1c; dance 26c.
Parked on Highway
For parking on the Island Highway
in the city of Courtenay, contrary to
the regulations under the Motor Vehicle Act, Herbert Roy. of Royston, and
C. Shilllto, of Union Bay, appeared In
the Provincial Police Court on Friday
night. The latter pleaded guilty and
was lined $10.00 and costs. Roy( represented by Mr. P. P. Harrison, pleaded "not guilty," but after hearing the
diurcli itself evidence Magistrate Haines found him
" ' " guilty and also assessed a fine in this
case of Jio.oo and costs.
I'.T.A.  Mooting  .Not  Held
The Parent Teacher Association
meeting which was to have been held
unlay. Thursday, evening at tho
oi was postponed owing to the
fact thai the lecturer who was to have
spoken was unable to got to Cumberland.
delii
rageiltntions to Members of W.B.A. I    M*- W. Kirkwood returned on Monday  from  Vancouver  where he  has
Mrs, Whitehouse, of Royston, a popular member of the guard team, Mrs.
Parkinson Captain, and Mrs. Hudson,,
pianist, of local review no. 17, TjV.B.A..
were honored at a recent meeting of
the review, being recfepients of lovely
bouquets. Mrs. Whitehouse was also
presented with a pair of handsome
vases on silver stands. Mrs. McNeil,
president, made the presentations on
behalf of the fellow officers and
guards in appreciation of services
rendered inr connection with the rally
of Island Reviews held recently in
Nanaimo.
been spending the past few days with
friends.
• *   •
Mr. and Mrs. P. Brown have as their
guest their granddaughter, Mrs. S.
Montgomery, and baby.
*   *   *
Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Haggart had as
their guest over the week-end, Mr.
and Mrs. D. Bennie, of Ladysmlth;
Mr. C. Stubbs, of Great Central, and
Mr. and Mrs. A. Jack, of Victoria.
• •   •
Miss Violet Gray, of Nanaimo, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. Bowden.
al Jazz hand, composed of the younger
boys of tho Valley, playing kszoos
and mouth organs.
During the evening Mr. Smith the
school master, on behalf of her friend--
called upon Miss Richardson  to accept a handsome tray of silver from, 11
the .Minto people, and experessetl all("l
gooil  wishes for her future hnplnosi
Resides the combined gift Miss Kid'
ardson  received several private pn
in pink and white, tli
being decorated with a profusion ;>f
summer Rowers.
Tlie bride entered the church on
Hie arm of her Bather to the strains
of Lohengun'S woddfng march, radiant
In a gown of whke tulle trimmed taf-
fota, She wore a veil held In place by
a coronel of orange blossoms ami yM
carried a bouquet of pink Ophell i-BCn
roses, irises and carnations. She was
attended hy her coUBln Miss Beth
Horbury who was charmingly gowned
In n dress of a<inn groen, silk trimmed
with silver net, and wore a picture
h't of ih<' same shade, and carried n
bouquet of pink snap dragons and
carnations draped with pink tulle.
Mr. P, Huuiont supported the groom.
During the signing of tbe register
Miss E Hendorson sang "Until." Following the ceremony q wedding breakfast WOS held at tlie home of the bride
after which the happy couple left by
-T5g=r=       ■ oar for Ladysmith en  route to Oak-
nty people silting down I:.:!'""1- California, where they will take
repast.  The verandah was  "P residence.   The bride travelled In
ceful   :1  ^H  K'ey ensemble suit   with huti 	
corn- '" match, !   ri"'"' Cumberland Rod ami Gun Olub
o the     The groom's gifl to the bride waa intemJ h°Wtog their big fishing com-
a  string of irystal  beads and to the I ""tl,imi   on   P«htledge  Lake on  Sun-
mald.   a    gold    bracelet.     Tlie day' commencing a( io a.m. from what
. glfl .-. the groom was a gold'1" k"mvn M Horbury's Point, and the
Tiie [rehire was to have been on
"Safely First*' ami was to have been
ulven by Mr. p. c. Abeil. secretary of
the Bafety League of Vancouver.
Abeil was un avoidably delayed
Mr.
at   Alberni   by   car   trouble   but   It  ifl
hoped thai ibe Cumberland people will
have an opportunity to hear his lec-
mre In the near future.
Big Fishing Contest
At Puntledge Lake
foliage and Hags, tho dc
ending n mo«t festive air i
on.
After    supper   the   guests    played brld
cards.    Miss   Richardson  being   pre- brW
sented   with   the prize for obtaining "tenet ring,
rhest"   score  in   "500."    The the organ.
"prize" consisted of a large number Those   present
of beeutifu]  gifts from  her  Friends I breakfast were:   Mr, and Mrs. Rid
along with their best wishes,
Among those present  wore!   Missei
Mrs. Hewitl  officiated at'
ai    the   wedding <
om pott tlon win be
end of the Lake, m
below the vicinity
River.   Prizes will
senU for all of which she expressed , Katie Richardson. Carrie Richardson,
her thanks in a fitting manner . Nettie Robertson, Josie Balagno, Char-
Miss Richardson was also honored [ lotte Carey, Lena Carey. Lou shop-
at a shower on Thursday evening given by Mrs. C. R. Apps at her Royston
Beach residence. Tho shower took
the form of a delightful supper party,
pard, Dorothy Apps, Vivian Aspesy,
Helena Frelone. Christine MacKinnon,
and Mesdames Woods, Murray, Hutchinson.   Richardson.
Mrs. Horbury, Mr. and Mrs. Hewitt.
Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs
Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Matt. Hrown.
Mrs. D. Richards, of South WeUnglon.
Mrs. 0. Richardson, Misses Annie
IIavvwood. Harriet Horbury. Carrie
and Kiitie. Richardson, B, Henderson,
Dorothy   Maxwell,   Katie   Bono,   BeUtljach
onflned to the top
Ash to he caught
of   Crulckshanks
iivnur,     rnm   will   be  given   for tho
I biggest lish caught, the largest basket
nf fish caught by trawl or bait, and a
prise fin* the largest basket of fish
caught by fly.   All fish to ho weighed
In not later than > p.m.
Horbury,    Messrs.    K.    Dumoilt,    Km-
inorson, Hen Horbury. W. Armstrong,
Horbury, PAGE TWO
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FRIDAY,  JUNE  8th,  IMS
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT CUMBERLAND.  II. 0.
EDWARD W. BICKLE
CONGRATULATIONS
CUMBERLAND High School athletes scored a
notable victory at the Upper Island School
sports held at Courtenay on Friday last when
they succeeded in gaining possession ot the coveted Colonist cup, given by the Victoria Dailj
Colonist to the High School gaining the mo: I
points in the annual competition. We congratulate the local High School on their remarkable
performance of Friday, more remarkable pe -
haps on account of the injury sustained by Georg
Brown a few days before the sports whilst training, necessitating the bringing into the relaj
team a substitute at the last minute. Noboa
Hayashi was approached and consented to enter
in place of Brown and in spite of hick of training
nobly assisted the locals in winning the Coli nil
Cup.
While we congratulate the representatives ol
the High School on their fine showing, we also
extend to the Public School athletes, best wishes.
The Public School contestants eventually become
the High School athletes, so. the younger members should receive all the encouragement and
assistance citizens can give them. The Public
School athletes from Cumberland did not make
as good a showing as expected. Frankly speaking
we were surprised that they made as good a
showing as they did Budding athletes can not
hope to win races by training a few days or a
couple of weeks before any event takes place. If
is the continually plodding along in face of all
hardships that brings out the best in one, anil our
advice to the young athletes is to keep their
training up now that they have started. Because
the school sports are a thing of the past—for
twelve months anyway, is no reason why training should stop.
These Upper Island sports have assumed considerable importance and are viewed annually
by an increasingly large number of adults.
The suggestion has been put forward and we
honestly believe it to be a good one, that the
sports be held at some place which would be most
suitable to the majority. Qualicum Beach has
been one place suggested and as it is almost midway between the northern portions and the southern portions of school inspectorate no. 3. no opposition to the sports being held annually at
Qualicum is anticipated.
still striving lo accomplish something worth
while doing, aiming to serve our fellows and reap
what we have sown, we do not fail.
Lots of men are beaten according to the onlookers, when the;/ are really victors and winners,
The "thin red line" Unit retreated from Mons,
holding the Germans back doggedly, disputing
with the Hun every foot of the .cay, strewing the
road with their dead bodies, but delaying the
enemy'    "sma  i  through," were beaten by all
the rules of warfa
as victory.
Columbus wa   I
of his   aj, 1   fore 1     ■"■
he was beaten • hen     ...
ad rersi n layed his
emerged trium ihant.    Th
but it is c noil id unto them
. according to the scoffers
. i ocros.i the ocean;
.. mutinied and when
ip'i progress, but he
men who built the
THE SPIRIT OF SUCCESS
THE EFFORT to  accomplish;  it  is  success.
We fail only when we acknowledge failure
and lie down defeated and disheartened.   Bui
while we "carry on," never knowing we're beaten,
C.P.R.   .        b aten  many a lime; they could
hardlj giv I the C.P.R at twenty-five
d iHai   a   In .     o       1 h     c iuld no; meet their
pa .     i   i • in order to meet them, put their
own pri   t(   'ortunes into the tag and borrowed
nd 1 ;        men and meet their
il   who di   i si .-■ that Canada's
g eat  ruilw 13    uildi rs were bi a en?
So wi   i ilgh   continue.    Illustrations of the
truth wi havi   tal d ai - mel on every side.   We
■  ... '...  m a great Canadian city who,
in   p      i serious physical handicap, has
risen fi th ■ nk of newsboy at a street corner
is the head of a big distribution
bu ii i . He .- uld not fail; he kept on plugging
; , on. So we sa; to you good folk who are
always prophesying failure for the other fellow;
put your hammers away and cheer instead of
knocking. The fellow that you think is failing
is only .: ng t igh the experiences that every
sucecssful man has had to undergo. Success
spring t'r mi i sei d of failure. "Except it die,"
says the script! re of the seed., "it cannot live."
In death il Eind3 life. In failure we find success.
In defeat we reach victory. The effort to accom
plish is, oi itself, success.
ALIJERTA STEPS"FORWARD
SAVE THE FORESTS is one of the planks in
the platform of the Alberta Fish and Game
Association. This policy is also embodied in
the member's pledge in each of the local associa.
tions.
The sportsmen of Alberta consider that the
care and protection of Canada's present forests
and reforestation are essential to the maintenance and to the augmentation of this great natural resource.
They stress the fact that the destruction of
national wealth, when not ace mpanied by intelligent reforesting measures. They also stress
other facts, namely, that the robbing of the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains of its tree life
will bring disaster to the farmers of the prairies,
through interference with water supply conserva.
tion; also that when the forest di appears, so does
ihe wild bird ar.d the wild animal liie, not to speak
of game fish in the attenuated streams.
CANTEEN FUND
BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Canteen Fund tor lirltish Columbia ia that portion ut the Canteen
Fund which was allotted lo thin Prov
ince in accordance with the terms "i
ihe "Canteen Funds An. 1D25." Tlie'
amount received trom the Federal
Government was $251,005.02.
Immediately after the receipt ol' thia
amount in February, 1026, the Trustees
uepoa
i'.u- major portion of it in Do-
Goverument bonds, hearing in-
1% per cent., maturing Feb-
st, 1046,   These bonds, which
j.r value of SiMO.OOO, were
ed al a cost of 2:l3.1S5.05 and
: ili lafi keeping tn a safelv
box ia Hi" Royal Bank, Van.
' @
eSm^Ljm
§
v pft!.,       1
JB
■''M ^Sj-s.    a**'"'"'
mWw&LW**lJr
W^SsmKLviiM)';''■
r. e  I'ii- i  Annual  Report and Fl-
I nachl statement Issued by the Trus-
Loca   i; no March ilia. 1927. showed
I an Income from Interest of S12.032.09,
R-blch, added to ;: t-tginal allottment
made a  grand total  received to that
of  8204,027.11.     Disbursements
• to M irch 31st, 1027 were as fob
TWO GIANTS OF SHIPPING CIRCLES
The Canadian Pacific liner "Empress of Australia" is seen in the
huge floating drvdoek at Southampton, England, where she was
plar.d for inspection after her South Amorlca-Afrca cruise. This
dock bears the reputation of being the largest of its kind in the world
with a length ever all of 800 feel, width nt the point of entrance being
134 feet and the dooth of water over the keel blocks Is 33 feet.
$83,087,
British Columbia  Forests yielded  products
valued at this huge sum in 11)27
BEAR IN MIND
Such   production   can   only   be   maintained
in future years if fires are kepi out of the
timber-lands of this province.
YOU CAN HELP!
BRITISH COLUMBIA FOREST SERVICE
m?m OF
LANOACT AMENDMENTS
PHE-EMPTIONS
V. cant, unroaorvetl, surveyed Crown
ii- may be pre-empted by British
i;    ovi r is years ot age and by
aliens on declaring Intention to be-
British subjects, conditional up
> ■ cupal :tin mid improve'
for agriculture  purposes,
Full information concerning regulations regarding Pre-emptions is given
in No. i. )'.; nd Series, "How to
Pre-empt Land." copies of which cau
1 ■        tied fi ■; ol <-  irge by addressing the Department of Lands, Victor-
ia, B.C., iir in any Government Agent
•cords   will  be  granted covering
duly   land  suitable   for  agricultural
purposes and which is not timbered,
I.e., carrying over 5,000 board ft-et per
acre wesl of the Coaal Range and 8,000
feel p' :   'i'1'f easl til' that Itange.
Applications Cor Dre-emptionB are to
ed to the Land Ciminission
er of the Land Recording Division, in
which ;ii" land applied for is situated,
and are made on printed forms, copies
ui   which can  bo obtained from tho
...   tii !i mmii sioner,
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made to
v iluo of .*in per aero, Including clear-
Ing and cultivating al least five acres,
before Crown '.rant can bo received.
For more detailed information see
the Bui lot In "Hon to Pre-empt Land."
PUHCHASE
Applications ore received fur pur-
■ 'i ■ ■ n!' vacant and unreserved Crown
land . no) In ing timber land, for agrl-
nulturnl purposes; minimum price of
IIn i i la s (arable) land Is t'5 per acre,
and second class (grazing) land, $2.50
per aero, Further Information regarding purchase or lease of Crown lands
Is given in Bulletin No, in, Land Ser-
les, "Purchase and Lease of Crown
Lands."
Mill factory or Industrial sites on
'injur land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may bo purchased or leased, the con-
ditions in ludinfi pa menl of stumpage
HOMESTEAD LEASES
Qnsurveyed areas, not exceeding -0
acres, may be leased ns homosit.es,
condii lonal upon a dwelling being
erected In tho first year, title being
o ' n ■! nfter residence and improvement conditions are fuiiilled and land
ha i been surveyed,
LEASES
For grazing and industrial purposes
areas not oxceeding 640 acres may be
leased by one person or a company.
GKA'/.LNO
Under the Grazing Act the Province
Is divided Into grazing districts and
the range administered under a Grazing Commission, Annual grazing permit." are issued based on numbers
ranged, priority being given to established owners, Btock-ownefs may
form associations for range management, Free, or partially f:*eo, permits
axe nvailabl for setUers, campers and
travellers, up tb ten head.
lows: Purchase of bonds, $233,185.95;
expense account, $35.17; relief expenditures, $9,087.65. This left a bat
anee, cash In bank, of $21,718*84, car
ried forward.
Relief
The major portions of expenditure
made have been for relief purpose
The general policy of the Trustees ha
been to grant assistance to ex-servlc
men and their dependents for relic
of distress when caused by illnes:
emergency or death. No grants l.-iv
been made for a straight unempioy
meut relief .although in a large num
ber of cases unemployment has bee
a partial excuse at least why applies
tions for assistance have been madt
For example, a man who is out c
employment may have illness In hi
family .which necessitates some as
Blstance being granted, whereas if h
luad been steadily employed he wouli
not have needed this assistance.
In cases of death assistance lia
boen given In a number of cases Ii
the payment of funeral expenses, whei
an ex-service man himself dies in destitute circumstances the funeral ex
penses are paid from the Last Poas
Fund, but in the case of dependents,
assistance, when needed is given
from the Canteen Fund. It Is generally known, of course, that If a
man's death is due to war service his
burial expenses are paid by the Department of S.C.R..
Under the category of emergency
cases assistance has been granted in
several instances to men who had the
misfortune of having their homes
burned or their furniture destroyed.
Up to tbe present time assistance
1 lias been grunted to 659 men or their
i families for whom individual tiles are
i kept in the Secretary's office. A3
| there were only 218 such flies made
to March 31st, 1937, it can be seen
| there has been an increase uf new applications which have been approved
: during the past year of 441. Of the
i total amount expended in this way,
approximately 45 per cent has been
expended in the Cities of Vancouver
and Victoria, the remaining 55 per
cent, having been distributed amongst
other  puns of the (province.
HEALTH SERVICE
of Ihe
Canadian Medcal Association
O.N   FEEDING  BAH*
Nurse baity if you can. If a mother
cannol nurse her infant, or if additional food is required, Bagle Uniml
Condeuued Milk will be found Ideal.
lt is made from carefully selected
raw milk which is obtained under
ideait sanitary conditions and surroundings, from healthy cows thai
are kept In perfect health by frequent veterinary inspections. The
milk is condensed tn modern factories wliero cleanliness is supreme, lt
is imperative that all utensils, bottle-,
nipples, etc., be sterilized in boiling
witier before using, when preparing
baby's food. .Make up feeding dilutions fresh at each feeding, mixing
only such quantity at a time as intended for immediate use. hi measuring Bagle Brand use a clean, dry
spoon and do not dip spoon into can,
but pour from can to spoon, allowing the milk on the spoon to -level
itself. In artificial feeding no set
rule can be given for all infants. Bach
infant's desires must bo carefully
studied. The Borden Company, Montreal, issues a carefully prepared
feeding chart, sent free on request,
which may be used as a guide, but,
of course, one should have tlie advice
of the doctor in attendance on feeding and all other matters affecting
tiie child's welfare.
Question concerning Health, addressed to the Canadian Medical
Association, 184 College Street,
Toronto, will be answered, Questions as to diagnosis and treatment will not lie answered.
Typhoid Fever
Typhoid Fever is usually caused by
using contaminated water or milk.
The most effective and practical way
to prevent Typhoid Fever is. therefore
to safeguard water and milk supplies.
To do this is, without question, the
responsibility of every municipal government To do ttiis is also tlie common-sense procedure of the families
who have their own water and milk
supply,
If ibis care is taken, there is little,
danger of contracting typhoid fever
us long ins no other water and milk
is used. During the summer .many
go out into tbe country on short and
long trips. Ii is at such times that'
wnter and milk, whioh are not safeguarded as to their safety, are frequently used.
Amongst those recovering from typhoid fever are some cases who continue to pass out the genus of the
disease. Such persons are Icnown as
"disease carriers."   As to whether or
| not these carriers are dangerous de-
I pends largely on their occupation.
■ Carriers should not be employed in
; the preparation, serving or handling
of food.
It was demonstrated beyond question during tho Great War, amongst
Canadian soldiers and those of other
countries, that tlie use of typhoid vaccine gives practically a sure protection against this disease.
Because of these factB we advlss inoculation against typhoid fever for
anyone who ia at all likely to use
water and milk from sources be does
not know, and who is not prepared to
boll, or otherwise make safe, the water and milk before using.
Union Hotel !
Cumberland, B. C. j
Electrically Heated       ;
Throughout ;
Our Service is the BEST i
R. YATES, Proprietor
Phone l.r.
Phont II  ;
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1926*7 ife^^ssiaia
BRITISH Columbia's Power resources are the envy of the world. With Power, the
riches of the world can be won; with Power, ores can be mined ... smelted; transports tion problems solved; manufacturing industries developed, and with them
population ... pay-rolls. Power is British Columbia's strongest bid for more industries
... more people.
Of the mlllir
province^ but hall
the wheels of Indus
men tut Bridge Bi1
60o,oo< orsepowc
Falls an I other pi
Campl '-■ I nnd (.1
the Nlmpklsh on
tremendous power
our forest and ml
ns of horsepower available In our
a million are now harnessed to turn
try. The great hydro-electric developer will ultimately generate more than
■:, while *!.e output at Bonntngtoit
hits is being steadily increased. The
ilko Rivers, on the mainland, and
Vancouver Island, are capable of
development for (he conversion of
leral resources into labulous wealth.
Two of British Columbia's Blectrlc Power systems
are among tho greatest in Canada, each generating
more than 400,010,000 kilowatt hours in 1927. This
represents an Increase in tho last ten years of 98%..,
truly a remarkable achievement!
Foreign authorities speak of this record us a measure
of tlie great vitnli y of British Columbia.
Today we rank third in power and industrial development among Cant ilan provinces. We have made greater
progress per caplt;   than any!
It is the :>oH' y of British Columbia to foster the
development of th i hydro-electric powers for the benefit
of the public. Tli v are allotted to private enterprises
on condition thai hey will be developed within a certain
time, so'that no t [plottatlon of public assets may take
place.
Millions of dollars are now earmarked for Power
development In our province. Dams are being built,
turbines installed . . . transmission lines erected to care
for the imminent industrial development.
Thousands of dollars arc being expended weekly on
materials and wages; thousands are feeling the Immediate benefits of this enterprise.
Side by side with our power development. Industrial
Expansion has kept pace. Today iv ol Canada's external
trade is handled by British Columbia. During the past
decade, our haslc Industries have increased 101.3%*
Our tot.il payroll, Including all ■ lassos, is estimated at
210 million dollars* Today, oni I umbering. Mining and
Fishing Industries employ 72,517 people, paying them
175 million dollars in wages ... distributing an average
wage ranking among the highest in Canada.
These 175 millions In wages are a great contribution
to our annual internal trade in the province. They
have given our Industrial workorsa buying power ranking
second in the Dominion and have largely been responsible
for our ever increasing prosperity, as evidenced by th«
fact that tbe number of automobiles registered In the
province last year was 7<>,187 as compared with 8,596
in 1916.
British Columbia's steady and varied industrial
development lias changed the conception In Eastern
Canada and the United states of our province. No longer
are wc entirely dependont on the East for our manufactured products. British Columbia is Increasingly
furnishing her own needs. She now ranks third In the
whole Dominion as a manufacturing province.
Our phenomenal Power and Industrial growth has
focused the attention of the great industrialists and
investors on our province. Today, British Columbia In
the eves of the world, stands fur Power, Progress and
Plenty. May our elTorts of the next ten years stabilize
and increase our Prosperity!
Read these announcements and understand your province's '
progress ... clip them out and send them to friends. If you
desire extra copies of these announcements a note to this
newspaper will bring them. Advertise your Provincet
COLUMBIA PROGRESS FRIDAY, JUNE 8tll, 1928
CUMBERLAND it'LANDE*!^CUMBERLAND, B.C.
PAGE THREB
f
WESTMINSTER
GLEE SINGERS TO
GIVE RECITAL
Under the distinguished patronage of
H.E., the Governor-General, Lord Wll
lingdon and His Grace
Matheson, Primate of All Canada, the
Westminster Glee Singers will give a
recital here on Tuesday, June 12th, in
the Imperial Pavilion, Royston, under
the auspices of the Elks.
This body of singers enjoys a unique
reputation. It is composed of men and
boys selected specially from the greatest of English cathedral choirs, and
constitutes a complete choir with a repertoire of one hundred and fifty
pieces, both sacred and secular.
Some of the finest voices from Westminster Abbey, St. George's, Windsor,
Christchurch Cathedral, and Old St.
Paul's, are included In the organization
which wns established by Edward
Branscombe, formerly and for ton years
solo tenor at Westminster Abbey, for a
tour of the British Empire.
Recently the Westminster Glee Singers completed two years' travel in Aus
tralia
they are going to Australia again, this
time via Canada, in response to an insistent public demand. During their
tour they gave 625 performances.
The soloists Include such noted singers as Edward Branscombe himself,
Donald Reid, solo alto of St. Paul's
Cathedral, in addition to a marvellous
body of boys' voices, composed of choristers representing the finest type of
English Cathedral singing.
The programmes are made up of all
, ._.,.« .... , sorts of secular music that singing can
Archbishop j illustrate, and will include madrigals,
New Motor
Regulations
glees, part-songs, solos with vocal ac- I
companiments, numbers for boys'
voices only, and male quartettes.
The work ol the choir has been
marked for its perfection of balance of
tonal values, the beauty of expression,
splendor of sonority, and absolute coordination and precision, particularly
In the unaccompanied features.
Whether in the boys' singing, or in
tne men's work, or in the combined
performance of the whole choir, those
who know something of the beauties
of English Cathedral song will renew
old and precious memories when they
hear this body of singers.
per hour upon, application of the foot I Qougar J\Jake8 Home
brake alone,   and within  seventy-five I       fa Abandmed Farm
Captain A. M. Hilton was fined ?1.0o
and costs by Magistrate Hames, being
charged with common assault. Dr:
H.  P.  Millard  was 'the  complainant
ipieieu lwu yKuia WB,v, ™ . elefendand  did  not  deny the charge
New Zealand, and India, and I hut   pleaded   provocation   .
Periodical    Brake    Inspection    Made
Compulsory
In order that automobile accidents
may be cut to a minimum the Provincial Police Department are now enforcing new regulations that affect every driver of a motor vehicle. Included
In the new regulations is the clause
that brakes of all motor vehicles must
be Inspected at least once every six
months, and that a certificate giving
proof of this Inspection and signed by
an owner or manager of a motor repair shop or garage be available to
police officials at all times.
No brakes shall be deemed to be adequate within the meaning of the clause
unless they ate so constructed and adjusted as to be capable of stopping the
motor vehicle when operated on a dry,
hard, level highway, free from loose
materials, within the following distances in respect of the following speeds
of the motor vehicle, namely: In the
case of a motor vehicle exceeding 6,000
pounds gross weight, within fifty feet
from a speed of twenty miles per hour
upon simultaneous application of both
foot and hand brakes, within seventy-
five feet from a speed of twenty miles
Violin Recital
BY
Smyth Humphreys
Gold and Silver Medallist and winner of Canadian Exhibition awarded
by the Royal College of Music, London, England
IN THE
Gaiety Theatre, Courtenay
ON
MONDAY, JUNE 18
AT 8 P.M.
ASSISTING ARTISTE
MRS. K. W. BRANKSTON, Contralto
Accompanist, MRS. J. P. HUMPHREYS
Adults 50 cents
Children 25 cents
feet from twenty miles per hour upon
application of the hand brake alone;
and in case of all other motor vehicles,
within fifty iev-t from a speed of twenty
miles per hour upon application of the
foot brake alone and within seventy-
five feet from a speed of twenty miles
per hour upon application of the hand
brake alone; and no motor vehicle shall
be driven or operated on any highway
unless there is carried thereon and
made available for inspection upon request by any officer or constable of the
! Provincial Police Force or the police
, force of any municipality, a certificate
1 signed by the owner or manager of
i some motor vehicle repair shop or garage in tlie Province stating the date
within the period of six months last
preceding on which the brakes of the
motor vehicle were inspected and tested by him and certifying that they
were found to comply in all respects
with the requirements of this clause.
Driving   Signals
The view of the department is that
driving signals should be given as a
matter of habit. If the habit is acquired then tho signal will not be o-
mitted on some occasion when its
omission may mean an accident. The
records of the department show that
many accidents would be avoided if
the proper signals were given. This is
particularly true in the case of intersection traffic. Police authorities from
now on will insist upon the strictest
observance of the regulation.
The definition of a "head-light" has
beeh changed to include "cowl or parking lights." There has been a good
deal of carelessness on the part of
drivers in the matter of lights. Some
are inclined to dress their cars up with
all manner of lights until they look
very much like Christmas trees. Others,
with absolute disregard of their fellow-
drivers and contrary to law. travel
along the highways with light'; aglare.
Others again have lights of unequal
candle-power, contrary to the regulations, and not a few travel with but a
single headlight.
Raucous and harsh horns will hereafter be prohibited. This will include
exhaust .compression or spark plug
whistles, and motorists are prohibited
from giving unnecessarily or unreasonable loud or harsh warnings,
"When a motor vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent the driver
from obtaining a view of the highway
to the rear by looking backward from
the driver's position, the motor vehicle
must be equipped with a mirror so located as to reflect to the driver a view
of the highway for a distance of at
least 200 feet to the rear of the motor
vehicle.
Loaded Vehicles
Motor vehicles upon which are carried any lumber or tiling which projects more than four feet from the
rear of the motor vehicle or trailer,
must have attached and displayed at
all times at the rear end of the projecting load a red flag not less and
twelve Inches square, and during the
period from one half hour after sunset to one half hour before sunrise
there shall be attached and displayed
at the rear end of tlie projecting load
a red light
The department feels that some of
the motor driving public have not
given that consideration which ought
to be given to the pedestrian and to
their fellow-motorists. They not only
endanger their own lives but those of
their fellow citizens . Many accidents
undoubtedly could be avoided if a little
more care were exercised by motor
drivers. Regulations are necessary, but
no matter what the regulations and
how diligent the police, unless there is
co-operation on the part of the driving
public, accidents will happen. The
police authorities invite co-operation
of the automobile drivers. They particularly invite sane and reasonable
drivers to report cases of reckless driving. The private citizen will but be
doing a real public service if he reports
the reckless driver, and thereby probably prevents what if unchecked, will
lead to accident.
But Owner Returns After Many Years
and Captures  Interloper
Saywardy June 2.—Mr. John Cleary,
a one-time resident of Sayward, returned, a short time ago and decided
to again take up farming in the Upper
Valley. Mr. Cleary was a pioneer of
the district and left during the war to
join the 102nd Bn. then getting under
way at Comox. He saw much service
in France and since his return lias been
making his headquarters on the Fraser
River, and more recently at Rock Bay.
where he has been employed by the
Hastings Mill Co.
All these years John has kept his old
homestead, and when he learnt through
the columns of the Courtenay newspapers that his section of tlie district
was to be opened up by a new road, he
was not long in making up his mind to
return and start fanning operations
again.
The house and out-buildings were
just as he had left them, but almost
buried In forest growth of various
kinds. In looking around, he found
that in a very substantially-built shed,
some quite large animal had been
making its home there for a long time,
and concluded it must be headquarters
for a cougar family.
After setting a trap and waiting a
day or so he was rewarded by catching one of the largest male cougars
ever seen in these parts.
At the ILO-ILO THEATRE
Friday, Saturday, June 8th, 9th
CARLLAEMMLE
Glenn
Tiyon
■l*'     A HERO FOR
Minto
Mrs. Randall Is at Esquimau enjoying a two weeks' holiday with her sister,
Mrs. Mearns.
Suyumi Uchida, a Minto schoolboy,
met with a painful accident last Thursday. Practice for the 1st June sports
had set the scholars on the running and
jumping rampage and the little fellow
jumped and missed, falling on the concrete step and developed concussion of
the brain. He was taken to the Cumberland hospital and recovered so he
was able to be removed home on Sunday.
Mrs. Gunn and her daughter, Mrs.
Wllloughby, left the Valley on Monday
morning on the E. & N. for Victoria.
Mrs. Gunn goes to Resthaven Sanitarium to convalesce for a few weeks
after her illness, and Mrs. Wllloughby
goes back to her home in Calgary.
Mrs, Frank Williamson and little
girl from Vancouver are at Crowton
with Mr. and Mrs. R. Williamson for
a short holiday.
Mr. William Gray, one of our Native
Sons, enters the matrimonial state on
Saturday, June 9th, when in the English church, he conducts Miss Catherine Richardson to the altar. To honor
the bride, friends in the Valley held a
shower on Wednesday evening at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Davis, when
many useful gifts were handed over as
tokens of good wishes to the youthful
pair.
We are rather proud about Minto
School winning the "Alan Neill Cup"
at the sports last Friday. Annie Hut-
ton, Edith Morgan, James Monks, and
Horace Calnan did the needful to bring
home the bacon.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Popham leave the
Valley on Saturday, starting their long
train ride to Montreal, where they get
the boat sailing on the 15th Inst, for
Liverpool.
Miss Joy Piercy, from Renton, Wash,
is spending her two weeks' holiday at
the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
M. Piercy.
Mrs. Fred McKenzie and son left
Cadaman on Saturday last for Minto
to be present at the wedding of her
brother. "Bill."
Mrs. Baker from Pemberton Meadows, a sister-in-law of Mrs. E. Popham,
came to the Valley last Monday to
make a valedictory visit to her triends
before they leave for England. Mr. and
Mrs. Popham are living with Mr. and
Mrs. Matthew Smith in the meantime,
and by a strange coincidence, Mrs.
Baker came from the same district in
faraway Shetland Islands, ns Mr.
Smith. Needless to say, old memories
were revived.
The
IMPERIAL PAVILION
TUESDAY
8-15 p.m. JUNE
12
ROYSTON
Under auspices Elks' Club
B.P.O.E.
_  COMPRISING:
Men and Boys   from   Westminster   Abbey,   St,
George's Chapel, Windsor, St. Paul's and other
famous English Cathedrals
IN A PROGRAMME OF
English, Scotch, Irish   and   Welsh   Glees, Folksongs, Madrigals, Vocal Dances, Comedy Quartettes, Song of the Sea.
Identically same personnel that packed
capacity houses in Vancouver and
Victoria
Prices, lax Extra
A few Reserved, $1.50
General Admission, $1.00
Children, 50c.
Seats on Sale
Lang's Drug
Store
Cumebrland
Tlie Women's Auxiliary to tlie Cumberland General Hospital met at tlie
Hospital on Thursday afternoon of
tliin week. Routine business was
carried out nnd two new members
welcomed. Tills was the last meeting
of  the  season.
WILLIAM
JAMB CRAFT
PROOUCTION
PATSY RUTH      ApN|GHT
^.MILLER       *^ lii^i^^* ■
_ A UNIVERSAL PICTURE
also
JEAN HERSHOLT
in
"Alias the Deacon
»i
Monday, Tuesday, June 11th, 12th j
Famous
English Vocalists
on World Tour
Under the distinguished Patronage
of His Excellency, Lord Willingdon.
Governor-General of Canada
Smokers'
Supplies
Pipes
Pouches
Cigarettes
Tobaccos
Cigars
also a full line of
High Grade Chocolales
at
A. Henderson's
Mf..«^
also
Wednesday, Thursday, June 13, 14
japianib
'^^MariiRoherbRineharl
A WI ..LI   Hflii-ll*  PRODUCTION -
A UNtVIMU ftCTUfU
p.
/H   li|      M M M M JJ J8Jtai«**»
tmttmmtaw
also
BEBE DANIELS
in
"Swim Girl Swim" PAGE FOUR
May Improve
Coal Situation
From tho Nanaimo Free1 Press ot
June the 3rd.
Premier McLean delivered rather
an interesting address at tlie Liberal
Rally on Piiday night. Of course he
was there to present the best case he
could for ihe government ot which he
is the head, but he did not delve too
deeply Into party politics. Rather he
confined liimself to thu actual record
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FRIDAY, JUNE  8th,  198*
CUNARD
ANCHOR
ANCHOR-DONALDSON
CANADIAN  SERVICE
FROM MONTREAL
To  KelfiisMilvertiooMilasgon.
Athenia June 15. July 13, Aug. 10
Antonla June 22, July 20, Aug 17.
Letitia June 2!), July 2i>, Aug. 24
Andania July (i. Aug, 3, Aug  10
To l-l>iinMith-lliiviv-l,imdnii.
Alaunia June 16, July 13. Aug. 10
Ausonla June 22, July 20, /tug. 17
Auranla June 21). July 27, Aug. 24
Ascania July 7. Aug 3
FROM NEW YORK
To Ojimmtown and Liverpool.
Samaria June 16 Scythia June
To Cherbourg and Southampton.
"Mauretania June 13, 30, Jly 25, Aug 12
Aqitltanla June 20. July 9, Aug. 1, 22
Berengaria June 27, July 16, Aug. 8 ,29
To Londonderry  and  (ahiKgotT.
Caledonia Jun 16, Transylvania Jun 23
To IMymonth-Hafre-London.
Tusoanla June 15    Carmanla June 22
FROM BOSTON
To Londonderry and (■Inisgom
Caledonia June 17, July 18
To (jueenstown und Liverpool,
Scythia June 24 Laconia July 8
AROUND THE WORLD CRUISE
Franconia January 15, 1929
of the Government which has now
been in office for four years, and
which is now considering another
appeal to the electorate. Mo had an
Interesting announcement to make as
to the Governnien.'.i proposals with
rogard to ;h_ coal Industry. The consumption tax on f.el oil which the
1 .te Mr. Slor.il was able to persuade
the Legislature to adopt lias been
declared ultra vires both by the
Supreme Court of Canada and by the
Privy Council. Since this happened
.successful trials biave been car-led
out by the American Shipping Board
with pulvsrUed coal. One of the
ship.-: of the Hoard in a trans-ocean
vojege, made Q remarkable record
amd demonstrated that pulverized coal
[or ship steaming purposes can compete with fuel oil. Following the result of this trial run of the freighter
Mercer. Mr. AAV. Neill, the member
for Comox-Alberni, asked the Dominion Govornnxnt to equip one of the
coastal steamers of the Canadian Mar
chant Marine with a pulverizing an
parattus, and also to give the irw equipment a trial in one of the no\cru-
ment buildings In Vancouver. VVo
understand the Federal Government
acceded to Mr. Xeill's request, but up
to the presoni time there has boon n i
news of any trial.
Meantime    Premier    McLean    has
been  busy along the same lines according to the announcement lie made
at the meeting here on Friday night.
Working in conjunction with the Federal -Government,   he   has   made  ar-
langenients  with  a coastal tug corn-
puny to carry oul on their boats experiments   with  a  pulverizing apparatus.   Tlie Government is making a
grant   of   twelve   thousand   dollars
towards the experiments, and should
j t'aey prove imcossaful a new market
j will bi> oponcd io Island coal.    We
! would not go si
i Car as to say that
j the use of pulverized coal would re-
j habilitate th ■ coal industry, but at
' present il is tho only avenue of relief
from the pr uuro ot fuel oil competition. A:m1 with both the Federal
aud the McLean Governments exploiting this avenue of relief, there Is
;i   least come hope for the future.
and their  relative merits.
The study of a particular for-    |
eign  trade area for the develop-    ;
meat of Canadian commerce,
„,. mi i    i  ,    i i    ..     own trumpet and the other men sitting
The papers will  be judged  by  thai "
Economist's Department of Lite bank
and  five or more of the best papers
PUFFS BY PUFFY
A   I teal  Sport
. rather inclined to blow his
will be submitted to a  committee ol
prominent men for final judgment.
SUMMER TRIPS
TO SKAGWA1
at the same table in the restaurant began to resent It.
"All right," said the man who believed In himself, "I'll show you it's
not all talk. Mention one thing you
can't do, and I'll undertake to do it
myself."
"Man." said one of his companions
a Scotchman, "you're a sport. 1 can't
pa > my bill, for a start, and I accept
your offer."
S. S. Prince George of Canadian Na
tlonal    Railway's    British    Columbi
Coastwise service which will take the I *    *   *
first trip of the C.N.It. schedule, ar-j     A very bored Englishman, attended
ranged for the Summer mouths, out by his valet, was travelling from New
of   Vancouver   on   .Monday   evening,  York to California,
June 11th, at 8 o'clock.    The Prince     On   the   first  day  of   the   railway
George with her sister ship the Prince) journey both  were mildly interested
SPECIALS
FOR THE WEEK END
We have on display a line assortment
Spun Silk Dresses
These Dresses have been specially priced for d»Q QJT
this week end's selling.  Secure one early at 9*m av*3
'Calls at Plymouth, Eastbound.
Money orders, drafts and Travellers'
Cheques at lowest rates. Full Information from local agents or Company's
Offices. 6)2 Hastine* St. W., Vaacou-
w, B.O.
Courtenay
Builders'
Supply
liUmber & Shingles
at mill prices
Delivered Anywhere.
Phone 183
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
Telephone 144 /"■*« Mill St., Courtenay
Agent ln Courtenay: Mr. A. B. Ball
CLOSED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS  ONLY
Service and promptness still our motto.
TOWING & FREIGHTING — REGULAR FREIGHT SERVICES
Powell River, Alert Bay and all Way Points every Tuesday.
Courtenay, Comox and Way Points every Wednesday.
Tugs and Scows lor hire.   Boats for charter.
Warehouses and Docks at Vancouver, foot of Bidwell Street, and
Courtenay, B.C.
THE ROYAL BANK'S
PRIZE FELLOWSHIP
The Royal Hank of Canada will
grant a $1,000 Fellowship or a $250
fash Prize to tha graduate or under-
graduate studenl of n Canadian University who writes the beat paper not
exceeding 3,000 words in length,
any one of certain specified subjects
during tho Academic year of 1928/2U.
The stiiflciit winning the prize may
select either the $1,000 Fellowship at
any university in Canada or $250 in
cash.
Tho papers must In; submitted In
triplicate through the Economics Department of tlie university whioh the
student la attending to the Economist's Departmenl of The Royal Bank
of Canada before -March 1, 1929. They
should be typewritten and numbered.
The name of the student should be
submitted   in   a   scaled   envelope   to- j _, _~      ~
gether with a statement from the iiiHTciTlDl©  fc.CZ©m<l
IversKy that the student is in full time'
attendance during the academic year
1928/29.
Tlie winning paper becomes the
property of the bank and at the option of the bank may be published! as
the bank se&3 fit. A non-winning paper remains the-prnjieriy of the student submitting it.
The subjects I'm* the 1928/29 Fellowship contest will be as follows:
The Economic Aspects of the
Saiivt Lawrenece Waterway Plan.
Tlie Coal Problem in Canada.
A discussion of tlie relationship
between the Saint Lawrence Valley and the coal supplies of the
Bast and West.
Sources   of   Federal    Revenue
Rupert, will take thirteen iround trip
to Skagway during June, July and
August, with calls at Prince Rupert
Ketchikan. Tnku Glacier, Juneau and
Wnangell, The Prince George will
leave Vancouver at 8 p.m. ou June 1
July 9. July 28, August (!, August 2
and September ... while the Prim
Rupert will take trips out of Vancouver on June 18, July 2, July l(i, July
30, August 13 unci August 27. These
ships will give a fast and comniodloui
passage to Alaska, travelling through
the famous Inside route. Both vessels
are twin screw, oil burning steamships
with luxurious appointments in their
public rooms and staterooms, all of
which are outside. Eight full days arc
spent on (he steamer as she steams
among the island-dotted route to Alaska, past mighty glaciers and towering mountains, with calls at picturesque towns and settlements all along
the route.
though critical. On the second both
were restless. On the fourth they
were faintly Impressed but limp with
weariness.
"So this is America, Sir," said the
Valet "Fancy their halving made
such a stir about Columbus discovering it, My word! I don't see how ho
be could have avoided it!"
*   *   *
Another Scotch story
A Scotchman wns found dead in
front of a one-cent punching machine.
Tho coronei* found that death had
been caused by overexertion. Investigation disclosed a sign reading: I
"Your penny returned if you hit hard
enough,"
A Wonderful Line of Men's Socks Selling
at the low price of tfjl   A A
Five Pahs for   tP±«VU
Special Reductions have been affected on all Hats.
We have a full and complete stock of both Ladies' and
Gent's Hats and all are the latest, New York
and Paris Styles
John the Hatter Ltd.
"Victory"
j King George Hotel |
I good  service,  reasonable  charges.;
j Centrally Located!
Goes Quickly
Strong, Powerful Yet Safe, Surgeon's   Prescription    Called
Moone's Emerald Oil Has
Astonished  Physicians
Alberni
CUMBERLAND
Nanaimo
Radios were his illne so .much down
and so much a week.   As he knocked
at tlie door of a certain house lie remembered   Uhat   he   had   been   there
before and received a curt dlssmlssal
This time, however, it was different.
"Oh, it's you, Is it?" said the housewife cordially.   "Come in, won't you?"
Two minutes later lie found himself j
In a room with five children, howling
and sqabhllng and creating a terrible
racket.    The woman  had  locked  the
door and gone oft to do her shopping.
After an  hour had  passed she re
turned.
"Now." she said sweetly, "If you
still think that I need a radio in this
i house, I am ready to listen to you."
i Without a word the salesman reach-
led for his hat and quietly left the
i room.
Here is a surgeon's wonderful prescription now dispensed by pharmacists at trifling cost, that will do more
towards helping you get rid of unsightly spots and skin diseases than
anything you've ever used. I*,, |(l  ]>.,t4, Mary
In skin diseases its action Is lftt:e; Marry has no Utile lamb,
less   than   magical.     Tbe   Itching   of! Like she had  long years ago.
eczema    Is    instantly    stopped;    tho  But she has a pair of calves,
erptions  dry up nnd scale off in  a [ That she delights to show,
very few days.   The same Is true of:
harbors' .itch, salt rheum  and other They go with her to school each day
irritating and unsightly skin troubles.  As faithful calevs should do.
You  can  obtain   .Moonc's  Emerald Where Maty draws n teacher's pay,
Oil In the original bottle at any mod- For imparting knowledge true,
em drug store.   It Is safe to use, and,
failure in any of (;lie ailments noted  Ye pedagogues of other days
above is next to Impossible.   All good  Would deem her calves too shocking,
druggists can supply you at any time [ But Mary says It always pays
To  buy  high-priced  stocking.
Iron
Cash, $2.75
On terms, $3.00
Lumber
In every sorts of building materials,
And   Mary wears  expensive gowns.
That tire very light and airy,
Not so showy for their cost,
But they show a lot of Mary.
— Royal Arcanum Bulletin.
* *    *
Bee Careful
You never hear the bee complain,
Nor hear it weep and wall,
But If it wish it can unfold,
Avery painful tail.—Goblin.
• *   •
The Argument
Tbe  Lady:   Count   yourself  again,
big boy, you ain't so many.
The Cent: Stick a thermometer
your lips, you ain't so hot
—Texas Ranger
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
High (lass Groceries at Lowest Possible Prices.   Support us, and we will give you every advantage in
Quality and Prices
Rowat's Sweet Mixed Pickles,   large bottle  65*
Rowat'a Sweet Mustard Pickles and Chow Chow,  60V
Heinz Sweet Mixed Pickles, per bottle  45*
Heinz Pure Malt Vinegar, qts 45c: Pints  30p
C. & B. Malt Vinegar, quarts  40*
Royal Purple Brown Vinegar, quarts  25p
Heinz Bulk Vinegar (white) per gallon  $1.00
Heinz Worcestershire Sauce Small, ....35c; large.... 45*
L. & P. Worcestershire Sauce, small 45c; large.... 75*
Liquid Ammonia, qts., 23* and 19*
Sesqui and Maple Leaf Matches, per pkg. .
Chloradine Lime per tin	
Cow Brand Baking Soda, per pkg	
Royal Baking Powder, 12 oz	
White Star Baking Powder, 12 oz	
Magic Baking Powder, 2(LiS ...90c; 12 oz...
Rose Pastry Flour, 10s	
Snow Flake Pastry Flour, 10s 	
Heinz Tomato Ketchup per bottle	
now on sale at the
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
451
. 15*
15<?
.55?
.25*
.33*
55*
59*
31*
Clark's Tomato Catsup, per bottle   24*
Libby's Tomato Catsup, per bottle  27*
Heinz Pork & Beans, flats, 2 for  23?
Van Camp's Pork and Beans, 2 for 25c, and  17*
Toilet Paper Western Packet of 8 rolls  30*
Toilet Paper, 6 rolls for   25*
Toilet Paper, 4 rolls for   25»?
Men's Chrome Tanned Gloves, per pair 65*
Men's Horse Hide Gloves $1.25 and $2.00
Men's Semi Dress Pants, per pair  32.75
Men's Summer Shirts, assorted, eachV     65*
Johnson's Floor Polishing Outfit, Regu-     (IJt A A
lar S6.75. .Complete for  «Ptl.UU
Men's Work Socks, 3 pair for $1.00, per pair 65c, 70c
Fresh Stock of Apples, Oranges, Strawberries, Cherries
Lemons, New Potatoes, etc.
FRESH DAIRY BUTTER, CHOICE ^jf.
per pound  fxtlv
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
TO KEEP "CLOSED" PLUMBING "OPEN"
This is a '/6-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
APPROVED
Both Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water and Boiler Inspection.
CUMBERLAND AND UNION WATER WORKS CO.
Limited.
G. W, CLINTON, Managing Director.
STAR LIVERY STABLE
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
FIRST CLASS WHITE LAUNDRY SERVICE
I''■:•''   Special Family Laundry Rate   =131
also expert
DYERS AND DRY CLEANERS
A Trial Order Will Convince You.
Orders left at the Ritz Cafe, Telephone 150
Cumberland, will receive prompt attention
Cumberland, B. C.
Telephone
Courtenay 226
Telephone
Cumberland, 150
1
Charlie Dalton ratDAT, JUNE 8tb, 1928
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
Trolley mishap
puts fifty
telephone: out
of order
Jerking t'rjm Its overhand
wire, a street cur trolley pole
struck a (O-pnlr telephone
cable In the business section
of New Westminster recently,
causing n short circuit which
burned the cable ln two. As
a result, fall telephones were
put out ot order.
Obviously Ihe trouble could
•ot have been foreseen or
prevented. However, our
nalntennnce men were speedily on the Job lo muke the nee
esNiiy repairs,
B.C.  TELEPHONE   CO.
CHAPTER  VI
The Bilence which followed had In
It something ot the element of fear.
Mitzi was deliclously afraid because
she hud broken her word. Pauli
und Bruce were afraid that they hud
not board correctly, aud Carl was in
tenor lest tills thing prove a Joke—
the sort of Joke that hud been played
on Tantalus in—terror because ho
was afraid to believe the evidence of
bis own ears.
Prom tho dining room they heard
Behrend's deep voice, the Professor's
lower tones, the laughter of Utile Kurt
us Baruska teamed him and cut
'clumsy capers for his amusement
"What did you say, Mltzi?" asked
Carl  flnally.
llltzl drew a deep .breath. Well,
bettor muke a clean breast of it—she
was in for it now. She looked from
one to the other. Bruce stolid enough
but his eyes shining, roull, her
whole little figure one tense appeal
Carl motionless, almost expression-
Jess,' yet Paull knew that Ms heart
was praying—"don't let it be a lie—
ah, don't let it be a lie!"
"Fritz had supper with the paper's
critic, as I told you," Mitzi explalno I,
"last night. And Bergman was there
He told them he'd taken the play-
Fritz wrote the announcement for tomorrow's paper . . . .and got a dozen
proof sheets to surprise you today . .
oh, good heavens'. What will lie say
to me—now that I've told?"
Behrend's voice assailed their ears.
"Do come In"—
Mltzi turned her eyes a little dim,
from Ihe look she saw on Carl's face,
on Paull's—and, yes—by all that wus
wonderful on Bruce's too. She said,
trying to laugh but not succeeding . .
"Fritz will destroy me!" and ran Into
tbe dining room. Carl looked helplessly from Bruce to Paull.
"Can it . . . ? Do you suppose . . ?
Oh, is it true?"
Bruce said, practically:—
"Open the manuscript . . . .there 11
be a note there—I fancy-
Carl went to the desk, stumbling 8
little Ho picked up the long, thick
envelope. His hands shook. The
others   followed  him.
"Oh, what's In It?" asked Paull, anxiously, and Bruce dropped a steadying hand on Carl's shoulder.
Unloading Sale
Continues
We have decided to continue our Unloading Sale
until Monday, the 25th of June. We thank the
purchasing public for the generous response received
and trust that we shall have further opportunity to
serve you.
LADIES' DEPARTMENT
Corticelli full fashioned Silk   tl»1   U(\
Hose, priced at   »J)X.lt/
Monarch Silk Hose   89p
Art Silk Hose   38*
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"Hurry up. can't you?"
Carl turned ami with a gesture nf
helplessness hnnded his friend the
package.
"Open it. I—T can't! Why did I
wait? Why did I take It for granted
that .   .   .?"
Bruce opened tlie envelope . . . and
drew out the folded manuscript of
the play .... thick, closely written
.... Carl groaned . . .
'Idiot! Fritz and his practical jokes.'
A paper fell to the floor. Pauli followed it with her Intent eyes. She
said, pointing:—
"Isn't  that"	
"A letter!" Bruce shouted and stooped to recover it. Holding it, he looked
Inqurlingly at Carl.
"Read  it!" Carl  ordered,
"It begins with the usual felicitations," Bruce told him, "and goes on:
—'I have given 'The Enemy' a careful reading. It is a fine play, and K
you will consent to change the ending
I will be proud to produce it. r return
the manuscript to you and will be glad
if you will make an appointment with
me at my office so that we may talk
over the necessary changes. With
congratulations, my dear sir, believe
mo, your admiring and obedient servant"
Bruce broke off. He extended tlie
letter towards Carl.
"I have changed it!" Carl shouted
"Already—oh, it can't possibly be true.
Read lt again. No, give it to me. I'll
read it for myself."
He snatched at the letter. Held it j
close to his eyes—read—line fo<- line---1
threw it down on the desk and turned j
to the girl.
"Paull!" he said.
The tears brimmed over and ran
down her Cheeks. She said, with
shaken  lips:—
"Carl,  dear"—
They looked at one another, They
had forgotten Bruce. Bruce turned
from them and went slowly into the
dining room, He thought -thai settles
it— it's all over. He said to himself,
with a certain savagery: -Well, you're
glad, aren't you? Glad they're getting
what they want? Glad it's come right
for them? His heart answered, Yes,
but what are you going lo do now?
They don't even need you any more!
Suddenly lie was sic': for Bngln-n-d- -
the green checkered fields, ;;lt> great
trees, knee deep in grass, the silver
winding of rivers, obi houses, serene
in sunlight or sleep.* with sound of
rain upon their roofi : hedgerows,
dewy nnd great roses blowing In English gardens; sic!: foi the sound of
English voices, for his mother's slow,
gentle smile—for borne. Home was
the place one went to finally, when
one was wounded; one weni there itnd
salved tlie hurls with Bhe old familial
things of one's birthright!
Behrend Bald:—"Do hurry! what
on earth Is keeping all of you?"
Bruce looked back at Carl an! Paull.
They were standing as lie bad lei't
them there—like statues -needing, he
thought, with an unusual flight of
fancy for him, the right word, the
magic gesture to melt them into each
other's arms, passionate flesh and
blood. He. answered Behrend over the
ache in his throat:-
"There's a letter to be answered at
once." He started to pull the dining
room doors to, and Behrend said, quer-
uoulsly:—
"What nro you doing that for? Can
nothing wait until after diner?''
Bruce made a gesture, an npoloeget-
ic gesture, in the direction of Paull,
and Carl. He took his place at the
table. Tbe professor and Mitzi looked at him, one gently, the other keenly. Both knew, both knew of his
hurt. Mltzi knew more, but, having
had her say, was determined not lo
"let it go further." The professor said
quietly:—
"We'll not wait longer and  bowed
his head to pronounce  the  blessing.
Amoment later there was a  clatter
of silver and china and tlie sound of
voices talking all together,
In the other room Carl said, huskily :-
"Now—I'll write the fir.it words on
my typewriter!"
"To Bergman?" Pauli asked, persuading herself that they would lie.
hut somehow disappointed, she added,
'Oh, Carl, I can't tell you how happy
I am."
"Nor I you," said Carl, standing in
front of tho machine, "No, not tq
Bergman—to—Pauli."
She leaned over his shoulder, Slowly with one Inexperienced finger he
struck the keys. Under her eyes it
wns spelled out there, magically, marvellously—
"I   ... I, )VH   .... YOl*   . . .
lie asked her whispering:
"Ah!"
He asked her whispering:
"Paull—you'll marry me, Pauli.
SOON?"
She leaned over him smiling, crying
She put out her hand—the keys rallied violently—three times.
"  Y-E—S-!"
His band lay over hers on the keys.
Pressed down bard. Her face, bont
to him was radiant. And from the
dining room Behrend's Irritated Voice
reached  them.
"Oh, shut  tho doors, thou,
endure a typewriter,"
They turned, a very little
wa ■  at   the doors, drawing
gother.    He said, with a gl
smile and an apparition of a wink:
"So sorry!"
The doors shut,
Carl got to bis feet. II" pulled
Pauli Into his arms. He cried out to
her: —
"Pauli, sec—I can write! Ah, you
darling, you never doubted, did you?
Pauli, I shall be a great author—and
always -your lover."
The telephone rang sharply
lovers looked at It as If not comprehending tbe meaning of the signal,
Paull said, oddly, on a little sighing
breath:—
"Oh—I—Carl, I'm afraid."
Carl  laughed.
"of what Of liii'piness? Our troubles are over! This Is- -Just the beginning. How does Ihe old tale go. Paul!
my heart? And then they lived happily—forever after?"
Tho telephone rang—aud rang. She
suid whispering: —
PAGE FIVE
K
I  i-iin'l
Bmcfl
ilicni  toot ,ii
Tin
"Answer il."
"Kiss me!"
Her hands crepl up, up, toward liis
shoulders. Fell to her sides. She
thought she heard a stirring tn the
timing room, beyond (he Soots. She
pleaded:—
"Oh. what does i: amount to'" He
moved away from her. n little unhao-
in.y. too'! down the receiver.    He said
turS"—       ° m" """ BOt SOn>e ru,lli-
"C'arlr said Pauli laughing.
He looked down at the thing in his
hand, smiled, put it resolutely to his
"Hello? Yes. Fritz, we're waiting
What When? I, doesn't seen, pS
ble. You're sure? How soon a, v0„
Set here? All right, then. Goodbye '
the ,,'.!' ?'V s"cak!n« P'11'1' 1'ad taken
rnf,in   n     '!""er tro"'tho 'wwriter,
he    dress''"In''Ul  " "'   l"e  '"""»'  °
net dress,   she turned now. alarmed
»s a ,»'•» «<1 creature is terrified at
an alien breath, an alien step, she
asked trembling:—
"What was It?"
"I'Tliz isn't coming," Carl said re-
Placlng the Instrument. "The Archduke has been killed in Sarajevo!"
He ran to the dlnnig room doors-
flung them open.
"Fritz phones—the Archduke shot-
» studont-ln Sarajevo"	
Every one, save lime Kurt, rose
mechanically. Mltzi impulsive, swav-
ed. Mltzi burst i„t„ tears. Brace
whistled under bis breath ami the Pro-
rcssor went white. Baruski stood
thoreatthe kitchen door, looking bo'
finely troo one tn tlie other.    Jan's
"end   ai ared   over   her   shoulder
staring. Behren's face flamed red
with a rush ol angry and astonished
blood. He smote his list down among
ibe china nnd glass.
"Killed! Killed! Fly God. this Is terrible! This Is a rhallenge."
Arndl said, "he was warned." He
added. "Hoes Fritz say more?"
"No. He ran't get here. He'll ring
up Inter or Join us somewhere He
says the city's in a turmoil."
Bruce spoke deliberately:—"This Is
rotten news, but"—
Behrend  turned  on  him.    Rotten?
Is that all you can sav?"    He sank
hack into his chair.   His gesture said
well, one must go ou living."    He
picked up Ills knife and fork.
Paull slood where Pari had left her
Sim called:—Carl!"
Ho went back to her. The doors
were open, but no one was heeding
them Just then. He took her into his
arms. He said:— "Pauli. Paull, what
Is It to ua?"
Ills   lips   touched   her  closed   wet
eyes,  her satin  smooth  cheek.    His
arms lightened.    He kissed  her, profoundly, on her warm, red mouth.
CHAPTER VII
Behrend rose from his seat at the
table and came fusing to the doors,
his napkin In bis band.   He said:—
"What's all this? Come ill. can't
you and tell us what Fritz"	
lie broke off.    He had seen them
draw apart    His slow mind labored
after his eyes.    He repeated, a  little
testily hut without any amazement: —
"What's thls-lhls?"
Carl said definitely:— "Paul! and I,
sir—we're to be married. Bergman
has accepted my play."
"But?" argued Behrend.
Paull ran toward him. She pulled
... bis coat sleeve, held out her band
to Carl. They went, linked into tlle
dining room, Behrend's heavy, expostulating, frowning a little al. an event
which he had not personally engineered.
.Mltzi and Bruce and Arndt looked
up expectantly. Bruce knew about
tbe play and now tlie woman's eyes
read the other news In Pauli's eyes.
1 nCarl's bearing. Dr. Arndt was
tiulet, grave, preoccupied with foreboding.
"My play's accepted," Carl said, "and
congratulate me."
"My dear boy!" Arndt was on his
feel now.   Carl laughed shakily.
"Not on tbe piny. Lot thai wait. On
Pauli.    She'll marry me, If" —
Behrend said, over the turmoil, anil
plaintively, "But one doesn't approach
marriage like this!"
Dr. Arndt had un arm around bis
daughter and a hand fust tu Carl's.
Baruska. as if forewarned by a sixth
sense, was standing at the sideboard,
drying bravely Ito a dish or potatoes.
Jan's shock head appeared at tlle
kitchen door, in bis band a glass from
which he drank In appropriate gestures. Somewhere on the fringes of
the crimp Mltzi was crying and laughing, trying to get within kissing distance of her friend. Alone, like a little
Island, stolid and engrossed, small
Kurt sat still in this ocean of clamor,
these tides of emotion, and ntc— ami
ale —and ate.
Dr. Arndt said:—
"Nonsense. In tills case how foolish
for our Carl to approach me on tiptoe—In a morning coat—to demand
Paull's band. Sec. be has It already,
and hasn't be been sou to me all these
years?"
Mltzi came up then, fought tier way
through, kissed Pauli soundly; She
said something that sounded like. "Be
as happy as we are"—
Bruce didn't speak, not really. He
just managed to commandeer a hand
of each at last, and shake them pain
fully.    Ills eyes shone,    lie was giad
for   II t   so   really   glad   and   his
heart was a brittle piece of glass in
his breaat so inilnltely fragile, so
cutting.
Botlrolltl stomped In and made himself the keystone of the group. He
kissed Pauli In a practical sort of
fashion, thumped Carl on the shoul-
der.    lie Bald:—
"Well. It's settled. Now. for heaven's sasc, dinner."
From little Kurt's blue eye', now ,1
trlflo glazed with sufficiency, there
-hut ;i gleam of admiration, This man
was nol to lie dellected. Tills man
m beyond diversion. This man knew
whal he wanted all qalllics verv appealing lo childhood.
Eventually they sat down and were
setveil. it would seem that that tlle
Archduke was forgotten In the rush
of Questions.
Arndt smiled faintly. He had been
watching Paull. Her eyes, her brilliant eyes, her tremulous color. Ihe
rosy blossom of her surrendered lips
lie thought. "She is very like her
mother my little Paull. God bless
her: keep lier safe. Boy, ir you aren't
good to her!"
He answered  Behrend nt   length:—
"That depends August.   Not that I
know much about It,   But It seems lo
me to turn on  the question of the
l>' >y's being a success."
Belirend  said  Impatiently: —
"But of enure It wlil lie.   What aro
you thinking of?"
"Carl and Paull," Arndt answered.
He saw thai tlie two of them were engrossed In talk nnd laughter with
Bruce and Mltzi.
Behrend   waved   his   large   capable
hand, ihe rings on It so imbedded In
flesh Hut they had lost the heart to
sparkle.
"Of conre tn that also.   One has al-
1 ways known that. Well, what a day—
A little e,lre thought toe .our comfort
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Carl s birthday, tbe play   nnd b wife!"
Arndt Bald sombrely:
"Yea, aud a murder"
"Murder] Ah. tin- poor Emperor
wluit a day for him    wli.it a day!"
Arndt, too, was thinking of Franz
Joseph ni the tragedy Hint followed
htm first tlie wife, Elisabeth of the
long black- hair nml the face like cvar-
ven Ivory; then tbe son. the til son,
dead tn the hunting lodge, the girl by
In. ilde   nml now this.
Up pushed his plate from him, sickened, lit- eyea thoughtfully rested
on his child and her chosen husband.
He saw them look at each other, deeply;   In- saw  them smile setrelly.    lie
though! "it can't touch them; how
could if' Voung nnd hopeful hearten
and in  love    why should   It?"
Diner, the belated, the Interrupted,
the magnificent dinner, was over..Mr,
Belirend found a large chair, Into
which tie carefully Inserted himself.
He was purling, lie was magenta in
the face witli excitement, noose ami
Karlowttzcr.    He was also drowHy.
After a time Dr. Arndt beckoned
Patlll and Car] into his stmly. Bruce
nnd Mltzi were talklag. Behrend slept
with one oya open ready to deny to
nil accusers that he slept. In the
study, hook lined, shabby, comfortable, the three conspirators sat down
Arndt Bald;
"I needn't toll you how glad I am
and how much I love Paul! how I
pray for her happiness. I needn't tell
you Carl, that 1 trust you"  -
They both kissed him. I'auli ia
her Impetuous, loving passionately
grateful    manner; Cnrl    simply   ami
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Btralgtforwardly, in the old European
(laahlon customary between father and
son, strange to English and American
eyes perhaps— but singularly touch-
lug.
Dr. Arndt tusked:—..And when are
you children planning your marriage?"
Carl answered, "as soon aa possible."
Arndt flung out his bauds in a gesture of resignation. He said, whlm-
sicallv. Of coure, but"	
Paull told htm hastily. "We—oh, I
shan't leave you so quickly, father—
Carl was only joking"—
She looked appealingly at her lover.
Her eyes said, "Don't you know I, too
am of your desire? Soon, soon? But
he's old and I'm all he has."
Her Bather saw the look and cor-
rectlv Interpreted It. Ho said, smiling:—
"Carl's face tells mo that ho isn't
joking Paull. Well—what had yon
planned?"
"A little flat," said Carl, eagerly,
"near here-some furniture—just a tew
sticks, you know, to start with"—
Tlie   professor  smiled.
Continued Next Week PAGE SIX
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Mr. Fred Pickard spent the June
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Miss Olive Richardson arrived from
Victoria on Saturday night last.
•      *      •
The fishing season at thin end of the
Island has been exceptionally good
.-:. far. according to the many reports
recelv.ed al the office of the Islander.
Parties coming down from the Lake
report thai If e trip into the little
j lakes is made with the express purpose ol fishing, the iisb are so numerous they come right out of the water
:-:iit take a look al one. If one happens io be putting a worm on tho
book al the time, well, there's ao
more Rah. Il is one place where you
nave to bait your books behind a tree.
»   *   »
Miss Edith Hood accompanied Mr.
nnd Mrs. J. C. Hrown and Miss Jessie
Hrown lo Victoria over ihe week end.
Miss Jessie Hi own is remaining In Vic
torla having accepted a position In the
capital elty.
Hum.' dirty sneak thief pinched the
iron slakes and ropes from the practice
nets at tlie Cumberland Cricket Club
Ground at the '">" last week. From
what we hear from tho members of
the club, its the coop for the guy if
ever they get hold of him.
Mr. and .Mrs. Newman have just returned from a tour of Fraser Valley
points, having spent the past two
weeks at Harrison Hot Springs, Mission, Chilliwack and other places of
interest in tha valley.
■    •    •
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Mumford and
Mr. and Mrs. H. Bryan motored to
Victoria on Saturday last to spend a
few days In thai city, They returned
to town  on  Tuesday.
Mr. H. T. Griffiths of the Underwood Typewriter Company Limited,
Vancouver, was a business visitor to
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I Playing with one or his sons. Mr.
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'. \ the line score of 77 for eighteen holes.
; I He was oul in 40 nnd came In in 37
! [ making birdies on each of the last two
; | holes.
; | Dr. (i. Ker MacNaughton, the coa-
; j servatlve candidate for the Comox
! i Riding received a very enthusiastic
; J welcome at How.set- on Wednesday ev-
'J onlng when he addressed the residents
I of (he southern portion of the riding.
j Miss Chadwlck, of Nanaimo, spent
j last week end in Cumberland the
| guest of her sister Mrs. J. Frame.
The Church Council to Holy Trinity
Church met on Wednesday evening ot
this week,
»    *    •
Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Mitchell, of Vancouver, were visitors to Cumberland
over the week end being the guests of
the former's mother, Mrs .Helen Mlt-
chell.
»    *    *
Mr. and .Mrs. R. Spittal, of Vancouver, former residents of Cumberland
are paying a visit to relatives in tha
district.
* *   *
Mr. Ted Hoffey and Mr. and Mrs.
"Doc" Jones. San Francisco are visitors to Cumberland.
• *   *
Mr. Alan Nunns niolored lo Nanaimo en rotue to Vancouver where he
will  spend  a   few  days.
The sympathy of many residents nf
Cumberland is being extended to Mr.
P. S. Pagan, paymaster of tbe Canadian Collieries (D.) Limited .on account of tbe death of his wife. Mrs.
Nora Pagan. Mr. and Mrs. Pngan and
family were residents of Cumberland
at one time, leaving lure some ten
years ago.
• *   * i
Mrs. J. It. Gray left on Wednesday
morning for Victoria where she will
attend the graduation of her grand-j
daughter. Miss Marjorfe Grant, at the
Jubilee Hospital.
* *   * i
Miss Emma MusBatto, daughter of
Charles Mussatto, at one time a res'- 	
dent of Cumberland and now of Ala-| Fined Under
meda, California, arrived on Wednesday accompanied by Miss Colombi
Parodf. of Alameda, the young ladle a
will return to California on Monday
next.
Miss Ethel Jones, Mr. Wilfrid War-
dell and Mr. Richard Hardy, of Vancouver are visiting Mr. and Mrs, E.
H. Devlin. Mr. Hardy who has been
ou the sick list came up to Cumberland for a little rest and change and
is much improved in health after a
stay at this end of the Island.
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That a 800-ton news mill producer j ;
sufficient paper for S.000 sixteen page] ;
newspapers every minute, and that. !
this paper is made at the rate of forty- j
live miles per hour? Some machines j !
tenders may irlde forty-live an hour,;
In. the Old Tin Lizzie, but did they ev- 1 j
er think of figuring how many miles ;
per hour the paper machine runs?    j ;
That three hundred tons of news ;
per dny Is a very nice production for j !
a paper mill, and yet It is only tour ;
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That on a news machine, running;:
about nine hundred feet per minute. |j
the sheet. Is five-eighths of an Inch
thick and carries two hundred purts
of water at the slices, and llwee seconds later at the couch roll It is only
three one-thousandths thick and has
but three parts of waler?
That when the paper machine is
running around one thousand feet
per minute it Is unrolling a thirteen-
foot log into a half-mile sheet of pa-
paper in three minutes?
That twenty-two thousand newspapers and periodicals in the United
States using newsprint consume three
million tons, or, for every working
day, a strip of paper thirteen feet
wide that would encircle the globe?
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United Church will bold a Strawberr ■ |
Social aud Tea in the Church Hall o i
Tuesday. June 2Cth. Keep the dai)
open.
Week-end SPECIALS
For Men
SHAVING CREAM AND RUBBER SET SHAVING
BRUSH.   REGULAR VALUE $1.64 ftO«
SPECIAL   VU C
SAFETY RAZOR BLADES TO FIT YOUR GILLETTE
EXTRA FINE QUALITY STEEL, LARGE rJQ„
PACKAGE, REG. $1.00, SPECIAL PRICE I OL
SMALL PACKAGE, REGULAR 50c OC «
SPECIAL PRICE  OOC
CREAM OF LILLIES
Give this a trial for after shave.   Keeps the skin in
just the right condition.   Price per bottle 50<>
Vacuum Bottles, special  60»?
Lang's Drug Store
The Rexall-Kodak Store
"It Pays to Deal at Lang's"
Old Drury Coffee...
THE PEOPLE'S FAVORITE
per lb	
65c
KOYSTON   NOTES
Mrs. Mabel U Tight, a promlnei [
club woman of Lus Angeles, who I,
making a tour of B.C., arrived 11
Seaviev. House, Royston, on Thur.- -
day and will spend a few days th>
guest of Mrs. A. L, Pack.
Mrs. Francis E. Norrish, organh-
Ing secretary of the Diocsean Boar I
of the Anglican Women's Auxiliaries
Victoria, arrived at Royston Friday,
and will spend a few days with Mr .
Pack, President of the Royston W. A.
Mrs. Norrish is visiting the dlfferei t
brunches of the Women's Auxiliar f
on the Island, and will proceed fron
Royston to Denman Island.
FOR RENT— FOUR ROOMED COT-
tage nt Puntledge Lake. Phone 180,
Cumberland for further particulars.
FOB SAIE—A CHEVROLET  TOUIl-
ing Car.   Apply Mrs. C. Whyte, City.
(TC~
Jr
'n
difficult
Yfeediogcajej
—when no food seems
to agree with Baby—use
Eagle Brand. It nearly
olways solves the problem.
I Attend the garden party lo be held
I nt Beaufort House Grounds on Wednesday new! under the auspices of the
llnly Trinity Anglican Church Women's Auxiliary. N'ovolty Side Shown
Afternoon Tea ,oto. trom s to ii.
Saby Welfare
Boohs
on the core nnd feeding of infants. Write
The Borden Co.,
Limited, Vancouver.
aga 	
(Mill OF THANKS
The pupils and teachers of the Hlgl
and   Public  Schools   wish  to  oxteni
their   thanks   io   Mr,   Bickle,  Jimmy
i Walker's Melody Four Orchestra, Royal Confectionery for their generosity
j in connection with Tenuis Court Dance
: They  wish   also  to  lluink  tiie  ladies
who kindly donated cakes and gave
' their help in making sandwiches.
Through Ihe generosity and co-op-
1 oration of tho above, the dance was
a Bplendid success in every way and
j the Bum of $Kiri.nn was added to tho
j funds   now   in   hand.
SEE THE BIG DOUBLE ATTRACTION AT THE ILO-ILO
THIS WEEK END.
Ilo-Ilo Theatre, June 14-15-16
WILLIAM  FOX   present*
mi worid's <mm motion piciuwe
Will
A sardonic comedy,
tinged wilh love ro-
mance, set against a
background of world
shaking   conflict.
VICTOR MCLAGLEN-EDMUND LOW!
DOLORES DEI RIO mdasupab caA
■/"i1"! thtfisft liiumjih It)
IAUMNCE SHLUNG5 *•' WXi/Ui ANDeMON
RAOUL WALSH >*«/*»»
The Picture with a
Thousand Laughs!!
As a sequel to the accident nt the
foot of the Sandhill at Deep Bay recently. In which two youths lost their
lives, Charles Winfield and Cecil J.
Winfleld appeared in the Provincial
Police Court during the week. The |
former was charged with selling beer
in the Bowser Beer Parlor to minors,
to which he pleaded guilty, but made
the statement that there was nothing
about the appearance of the young men
to indicate they were minors and the
question of their being otherwise never
occurred to him, A witness, who was
in the premises at the time, gave similar evidence. The accused was fined
$300.00 and costs.
Cecil J. Winfleld, the proprietor of
the premises, was charged with selling
beer contrary to the regulations, this
charge arising from the evidence given
at the inquest to the effect that a
dozen bottles of beer had been purchased and taken from tho premises.
Although disclaiming all knowledge of
the transaction, he pleaded guilty and
was fined $50.00 and costs,
Old Drury Tea. ..
THE BEST OBTAINABLE and used
by all Discriminating People QA _
per It)  0"L
Seasonable Fruits and Vegetables
The Pick of the Market
Mumford's Grocery
Phone 71 Cumberland
"IF YOU GET IT AT MUMFORD'S—IT'S GOOD!"
2nd Annual
■ijP.P. Harrison, M.L.A.I
DANCE REVUE
Presented by the
Gwen Noel Dancing School
Monday next, June 11th
at 8:15
Gaiety Theatre
Courtenay
All Local Talent Sixty Pupils in the Cast
Beautiful Costumes—Snappy Dancing—Peppy Music
Adults 50c. Children 35c.
You get VALUE at
Matt. Brown's
Grocery
Fresh Ground Coffee, per Itj, 55c, 60c and  65«?
Whole Wheat Fig Bars, 1 It) boxes, 30c; 2 for .... 55«?
Dixie Sandwich Biscuits, 1 lb boxes, 30c; 2 for .... 55«?
Choice Bulk Tea, per lb  60c; 2 lb for  $1.15
2'/a lb tins Budwelser Malt, per tin 95t>
WILLIAMS COMBINATION PACKAGE
1 tube Shaving Cream  35c, 1 bottle     9Kp
Aqua Velva Given Free Owt
2 sizes Pat Scrubs and Scrub Brushes, 2 for  25d
Bread Knives, each   75<*
Egg Beaters, double, each :.....:  75»>
Victory Electric Irons, guaranteed, each   $2.95
Enamel Wash Boards, each  85<>
Glass Wash Boards, each   95£
Medium Galvanized Pails, 35c; 3 for  81.00
Medium Galvanized Tubs, each   *i'n§
Copper Boilers, each  $3.35
Thermos Bottle, pints .... 85c, and Thermos d»-|   jCf?
Kit,  $1.00, the 2 for  V J..UW
ATTENTION!     SMOKERS' SPECIALS
Pipes from, 25c, 50c, 75c and W.\PQ
One Old Pal Briar Pipe,  50c, and one      Kft«
Large Packet of Tobacco, 20c, the 2 for WW
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Office
Courtenay             Phone  258
Local OlBce
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings.
Telephone  115R  or  24
Pastries that Please
the Palate
Whether it is just for your evening dessert, a climax to the picnic, or something really elaborate for a party or banquet, you'll
find it most satisfying here.
Mann's Bakery
"The Home of High Class Cakes and
Pastries"
Phone 18
Cumberland
Glmnberlaijd
■ Commercial
; Headquarter*
Ram     ;
Keuonablt !
•Hotel
ACCOMMODATION THE BEST
Idioms Steam Heated
W. MERUIF1ELD, Prop.

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