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With which is Consolidated The Cumberland News.
TWENTY-EIGHTH     YEAR.—No. 35.
CUMBERLAND, BRITJSH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1919
Subscription Price, $2.00 per year
PRANCE'S MAIMED AND BLIND ,BUT FOR EVER HONORED
BEVAN WILL HOLD HER FIRST ANNUAL
SPORTS ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
Mr.  j.  Fremlett
returned   to   Salt '   Workmen are busy grading Duns-
Lake City on Wednesday. During his
stay liere lie was the guest ol* Mr. and
Mrs. Berglund.
(',. Rideout returned to Victoria on
Monday.
E. Retan, Inspector of Meters, arrived on Tuesday.
George Mordy arrived on Thursday
on a visit to ills parents, Mr. and Mrs.
T. Mordy.
^\(\\.Lockhart returned Irom overseas on  iuosday's train.
Mrs. 0. C. Baker, of Victoria .arrived on Sunday on a two weeks' visit
In Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Rideout.
Tlie list of floral tributes at the
funeral of the late Mrs. R. Adamson
will appear iu our next issue.
, Thomas, Graham, General Superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir), Ltd., returned from an
official visit lo Ladysmith and Victoria
on Thursday.
Miss Jean Graham, of Victoria, arrived on Saturday ou a visit to Miss
Janet Graham, of Cumberland.
P. Watson arrived from Boston on
Tuesday on a visit ot Ills sister. Miss
A. Watson.
Miss Mary Coleman left on Friday
for Victoria to attend the Provincial
Normal School.
Mr. ('. Dando, Sr., left for Vancouver
on Wednesday and is expected to return ou Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Dando, Jr.. left for
Nanaimo on Sunday on a few days'
visit lo friends.
.lames M. Savage. General Manager
of the Canadian Collieries (.Dunsmuir), Ltd.. returned to Cumberland
on Thursday. .
Mr. and Mrs. John Thomson re-
turni'd on Wednesday from a two
weeks' tour of the State of Washington. Mr. Thomson took ills own car
to motor through the State.
ANGLICAN SERVICES:— Sunday,
August 31st, "Labour Sunday." 8.30
a.m., Holy Communion at Holy Trinity.
3.3(1 p.m., at Royston School. 7 p.m.,
Evening Prayer and Sermon at Cumberland.
Don't forget the Garden Party; on
Wednesday afternoon. September 3rd,
at Mr. Mumford's home. Open air concert, 4 to 0 p.m. Home-made candy,
ice cream, etc. Proceeds will be devoted to the furnishing of tlie New
Hall.
A. T. Stephenson Chief Provincial
Constable for this district, and Provincial Constable Dawley, visited Oyster River on Sunday-, and examined
52 automobiles. The object that the
officers had in view is not known,
whether it was a search for firearms
or whiskey.
GERMANS   WHO   FACE   INTERNATIONAL   TRIBUNAL
Veterans nf the World War leading the great parade. At the right
is aFrench priiest who served with the "Blue Devils," aud whose eve
und arm, sacrificed to his country, have been replaced by the Military
Mt'ilnl and I lie Croix tic Guerre.
LOCAL AMI GENERAL NEWS Simon Leiser & Co., are giving their
                         jjlarge premises on the corner of Duns-
Mrs. .Iiiim Sutherland left on Wed-ljniulr Ave. and 2nd Street, a new coat
nesday ou  a short vacation   for  the'Kof paint, which  will add  to the ap-
henefit of her health.                           ;'pearance of the street.
mulr Ave. It is the Intention of the
City Council to roll down and oil the
Avenue when completed.
The lighting committee of the City
Council should investigate our lighting system. We find the streets very
often in darkness.
Mr. J. A. Macdonald, of Victoria,
Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal,
and Mrs. J. W. Ambery, of Victoria,
are the guests of Mr. and Mr.
James M, Savage, at Beaufort House,
the ollicial residence of the Canadian
Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd., during
the week end.
Two of the Courtenay stores were
broken into during the night of Wednesday, and a considerable amount of
merchandise was stolen. It is estimated to be near the amount of $500.00.
The stores affected are in the same
building and served by the one front
door. Messrs. Malpass & Wilson own
the one, and the City Meat Market the
other. The goods taken Included hams,
sugar, tea, butter, milk, tobaccos, and
cigarettes. It is alleged that autos
were used to take away the stolen
goods. Courtenay needs a night watch
man.
The cases of J. Damonte, Hugh Bonora and A. Bonora, under the Inland
Revenue Act, came up again In the
police court on Wednesday, and were
remanded for eight days. In the above
cases tho magistrates disagreed during tlie previous trial.
Should the weather prove unfavorable on Wednesday, September 3rd,
the Garden Party advertised to be held
on Mumfords' Grounds, under the
auspices of Holy Trinity Church, will
will be held In the new Hall recently
completed.
The Prince of Wales will visit Courtenay on Friday, Sept. 2tith. The Royal
train will leave Victoria at 8 o'clock in
tlie morning for Courtenay, the terminus of the E. & N. Railway. While
enroute ten minutes will be spent at
Duncan and Ladysmith. and fifteen
minutes at Nanaimo. Breakfast and
lunch will be served on fife train.
A special meeting of the Comox
Central Conservative Association will
be held at Campbell River on Thursday, Sept. 18th, ut .7311 p.m. All local
Associations will be represented by
their president, secretary and executive of five members.
Miss Josephine Balagno, of the local
branch of the Royal Bank of Canada
staff, and Miss Somerville, returned *
on Tuesday from u visit to Seattle and
Sound cities. Mrs. Hatfield wlll return on Tuesday.
Thomas Rickson, gents' furnishings,
lias given his block a new coat of
paint, which Is a decided improvement now. Painting has commenced;
let the others follow the footsteps of
our enterprising citizens, and brighten
up.
The citizens of Bevnu are making great preparations for their
first annual Sports to be held on the Recreation Grounds at
Bevan, B.C., on Saturday, September 13th, The sum of $7511.00
has been subscribed towards prizes and to defray the expenses
of the day. The Sports will commence at 10.00 a.m. prompt, and
will include: An Exhibition Baseball Game between Victoria and
Cumberland, Tug-of-War, Quoiting Matches, Children's Races.
One Mile Race, Half-mile Race, Walking Contests, and First Aid
Competition.
Those attending the Sports are asked to bring their baskets and
hot water will be supplied. Transportation has been arranged is
follows:    A special train will leave Cumberland for Bevan al
9 a.m., and will leave No. 5 Crossing at 9.30 a.m. A special train
will leave Union Bay at 9 a.m. for Bevan. Returning trains will
leave Bevan for Cumberland at 7 and 7.30 p.m „and for Union
Bay at 7 p.m. A late train will leave Bevan at midnight after
the dance.
The officials in charge of the day's sports are:
JOHN G. QUINN .7: President
J. L. BROWN Director of Committees
R.  T.  BROWN Secretary
D.  McMILLAN   Treasurer
GEORGE SHEARER  Starter
H. FARMER Handlcapper
THOS. GRAHAM, W. WALKER, GEO. O'BRIEN,
and A. AUCHINVOLE Judges
Preston Bruce  Convenor of Sports
D. CHAMBERS Convenor of Grounds
R. T. BROWN, D. McMILLAN, and S. L. ROBERTSON
 Finance  Committee
The programme for the day's Sports are as follows:
10.00 a.m.—Boys' Race, 6 years and under:
1st prize, 75c.; 2nd prize, 50c; 3rd prize, 25c.
10.00- a.m.—Girls' Race, 6 years and under:
1st prize, 76c; 2nd prize, 60c; 3rd prize, 25c
10.05 a.m.—Boys' Race, 8 years and under:
1st prize, 75c; 2nd prize, 60c; 3rd prize, 25c
10.05 a.m.—GIrys' Race, 8 years and under:
1st prize, 75c; 2nd prize, 50c; 3rd prize, 25c.
10.10 a.m.—Boys' Race, 10 years and under:
1st prize, 76c; 2nd prize, 50c; 3rd prize, 25c
10.10 a.m.—Girls' Race, 10 years and under:
1st prize, 75c; 2nd prize, 50c; 3rd prize, 25c.
10.15 a.m.—Boys' Race, 12 years and under:
1st prize, $1.50; 2trd prize, 75c; 3rd prize, 60c
10.15 a.m.—Girls' Race, 12 years and under:
1st prize, $1.50; 2nd prize, 75c; 3rd prize, 60c
10 20 a.m.—Boys' Race, 15 years and under:
1st prize, $2.00; 2nd prize, $1.50; 3rd prize, 75c.
10.20 a.m.—Girls' Race, 15 years and under:
1st prize, $2.00; 2nd prize, $1.50; 3rd prize, 75c
10.25 a.m.Boys' Obstacle Race, 15 years and under:
1st prize, $2.50; 2nd prize, $1.50; 3rd prize, 75c
10.35 a.m.—Girls' Egg and Spoon Race, 15 yearB and under:
1st prize, $2.50; 2nd prize, $1.50; 3rd prize, 75c.
10.45 a.m.—Boys' Sack Race, 12 years and under:
1st prize, $1.50; 2nd prize, $1.00; 3rd prize, 50c.
10.50 a.m.—Girls' Shoe Scramble, 12 years and under:
1st prize, $1.50; 2nd prize, $1.00; 3rd prize, 50c.
10.5 a.m.—Boys' Three-legged Race, 14 years and under:
1st prize, $1.50; 2nd prize, $1.00; 3rd prize, 50c.
10.66 a.m.—Girls' Relay Race, 14 years and under, 3 girls to team:
1st prize, $3.00; 2nd prize, $2.25; 3rd prize, $1.50.
11.00 a.m.—Boys' Pillow Fight, 15 years and under:
1st prize, $2.00; 2nd prize, $1.00.
((uniting Competition:—18 yards,—1st prize, $6.00; 2nd $3.00.
—11 yards—1st prize, $5.00; 2nd, $3.00.
11 a.m.—Girls' Potato Race, 15 years and under:
1st prize, $2.00; 2nd prize, $1.00; 3rd prize, 60c
11.05 a.m.—Boys' Cracker Eating Competition, 10 years and under
1st prize, $1.50; 2nd prize, $1.00; 3rd prize, 50c. •
11.05 a.m.—Girls' Skipping Race, 10 years and under:
1st prize, .$1.00; 2nd prize, 75c; 3rd prize, 60c.
11.10 a.m.—Boys' 50-yards' Race, 8 years and under:
1st prize, 75c; 2nd prize, 50c; 3rd prize, 25c.
11.10 a..m—Girls' 50-yards' Race, 8 years aud under:
1st prize, 75c; 2nd prize, 60c; 3rd prize, 25c.
11.15 a.m.—Japanese Boys' Race, 50 yards:
1st prize, goods $1.50, K. Abe; 2nd goods, $1.00, T. Nakanishi.
11.25 a.m.—Chinese Boys' Race, 50 yards:
1st prize, $1.50, Wing Chong; 2nd prize, $1.00, Wing Sing L#ng;
3rd prize, Ylm Kee, 50c
11.30 a.m.—Human Wheelbarrow Race, 10 years and under:
1st prize, $2.00; 2nd prize, $1.00.
11.40 a.m.—Girls' Potato Race, 10 years and under:
1st prize, $1.00; 2nd prize, 75c; 3rd prize, 50c.
11.50 a.m.First-Ald Coulesti   1st prize, $25.00; 2nd prize, $15.00
12 to 1.30 p.m.—Lunch.   Addresses.
JlOCChe Competition:    1st prize, $15.00;  2nd prize, $7.50.
1.30 p.m.—Japanese Obstacle Rnce:
1st prize, $5.00; 2nd prize, $2.50; 3rd prize, goods, $1.50, Shibalo
1.40 p.m.«-Single Ladies' Race, 75 yards:
1st prize, val. $3.00, A. McKinnon; 2nd prize val. $2.50, Campbell Bros.; 3rd prize, val. $1.00, W. HudBon.
1.60 p.m.—100 yards Dash:
1st prize, travelling bag, S. Leiser & Co.; 2nd prize, val. $5.00,
C. H. aTrbell & Son.
2.00 p.m.—Married Ladles' Race, 76 yards;
1st prize, val. $3.00, T .D'. McLean; 2nd prize, $2.00, F. Dallos:
3rd prize, $1.00.
Wrestling Mutch i— (Cutch-as-Catch-Can:
1st prize, $15.00; 2nd prize, $10.00.
3.40 p.m.—Returned Soldiers Race. 100 yards:
1st prize, val. $6.00, Union Hotel; 2nd prize, $2.5e.
3.50 p.m.—Committee Men's Race. 100 yards Handicap;
1st prize, $5.00; 2nd prize, $2.50; 3rd prize, $1.50.
3.55 p.m.—Tug-of-War, Chinese, 7 men a side on turf:
1st'prize, $25.00; 2nd prize, $7.oo. donated.
3.55 p.m.—Tug-of-War, Japanese, 7mcn a side on turf:    '
1st prize. $25,110.
4.00 p.m.—Ladies' Needle and Thread Contest: '
1st prize, $3.00; 2nd prize. $1.50.
4.05 p.m.Bandsmen's Race, 100 yards:
1st prize, $5.00;  2nd prize. $2.50.
4.10 p.nT — Chinese Race, 220 yards:
lBt prize, $4.00; 2nd prize, $2.00, Chow Lcc.
Not only the ex-Kaiser and Crown Prince, but also Admiral Von
Capolle, General Von Bulow. Ma shul Von Miickeiisen. Prince ltiip-
precht, of Bavaria; General Linen Von Sanders, ure slill un the
Allies' crmilnal Hist.
IDEAL  OUTDOOR   HEROINE
Betty Couipson has been styled
"the outdoor girl," and, at tlle Diando
studios, where was made the thob-
bing Western serial, "The Border
Raiders," she was up with the sun
mornings and off for a brisk canter in
the country. And her reputation as a
horsewoman Is scarcely 'less than thai
of her accomplishments as a walker.
"All means of transportation denied to Betty," remarked George Lar-
kin. who appears with her In the story,
"I'll wager she could wall; to New
York and appear fresli as a daisy.
early next morning at tho studio."
lu "The Border Raiders," which Is
the first of the Pathe Programme
Fcaurcs, Miss Compson plays the role
of Rose Hardy, tbe real boss of her
father's ranch and Uie queen of an
outfit of fearless cowpunchers.
It is a rough-riding, strenuous story
of the southwest dealing with cattle
rustling and opium smuggling, based
on records of the United States Secret
Service—a chronicle of the period
when every day in that unsettled section had its romance and it.; tragedy.
This story, by Frank Beri-stord and
Jack Cunningham, was specially cast
with the most capable players, the
idea being to bring out to (ho fullest
measure the character valuo of It.
The Diando has been signally -successful in this, and, with the locations
faithful In every detail and the direction nithe hands of Stuart Paylon,
who has established a high reputation
for tills class of work, the production,
which will be seen at the Ilo Ilo Theatre on Wednesday, September 3rd, ti
as near perfect as skilled story.writing, flawless casting and acting can
make it.
A Grand Smoker will be held this
evening in the Miners' Hall, under flic
auspices of the Cumberland United
Football team, as a reception to the
Soutli Wellington Football Team. The
programme for the evening will include wrestling between S. Swanson
and Andrew Thomson .also J. ICoedak
und I). Kailuck; boxing contest between Roberts and Reese, also lleril
und McLeod. and several others, Several local arllsts will lake part in the
programme.    Admission, $1,00.
"TRUE HEART SUSIE"
Charming indeed, is tlie story of
"True Heart Susie." David W.Griltith's
new Artcraft picture which will be
shown at the Ilo Ilo Theatre on Monday, Sept. 1st, Labor Day. It Is one
of those pastoral themes which rise to
tlie dignity of screen classics by reason of the artistry of this master producer, and which invariably hold their
own against criticism.        '
In this fascinating story of a little
lloosier girl who loves a boy witli
rare dovotlon, the heart interest is
supreme and tlie suspense wonderfully
compeling. Susie May Trueheart loves
William Jenkins so well that when a
politician fails to keep his promise to
send William to school, she sells butter and eggs and even her cow to
raise funds for the purpose. So It
happens that William goes to college
but he is unaware that his good ungel
is Susie to whom lie writes desultory
letters.
So It happens that when lie leaves
college and is oriluincd a minister, ho
conies to Ills home as pastor of (lie
village church. Then the tragedy of
poor Susie's life Is born. William
weds a beautiful flighty girl who repays his love by accepting the attentions of less worthy men. Hut she Is
punished by fate. Susie, although she
never has forgotten that she was the
bearer of flowers at the wedding of
the man she loved .protects the erring
wife, alld it is only after the hitter's
deatli that William comes to a realization of Susie's great love and both
lind happiness.
Sweet Lillian Gisli plays die part
of Susie ami Robert llarroii is William
Jenkins. Clartne Seymour plays the
role of Betty the butterfly wife. Tlie
support generally is of (lie finest
grade.
Sunday, on the Recreation Grounds,
Cumberland, B.C.. the lirst opening
game of the Island Footbnll League
will lake place between South Welling
ton and Cumberland United.
Mine rescue teams from No, 4, 5, and
7 have been practising nil week for
the fourth annual field day mine rescue and first-aid competition, of the
Vancouver Island Mine Safety Association, to he held on the Crffckel
Grounds at Nanaimo, on Monday. Labor Day. Teams are expected to lie
present representing the interior of
British Columbia and all the mining
centres of thc Pacific. Coast. We understand that 15  iirst-aid teams and
8 mine rescue teams have pntere'd the
competition. Cumberland will be fully
represented and undoubtedly will
carry off some of the prizes,
George Michell left for Vancouver
on Wednesday.
Mesrs. Mumford ti Walton, ihe popular grocers, and known as Mum-
ford's Grocery, now occupying one of
the stores lu (lie W. O. Harrison
Block, have purchased from the Canadian Credit Men's Association, of Van
couver, ihe premises ne. uplod by K.
Abe. ami adjoining Peacoy's Drug
Store. Tlie new proprietors will renovate and move Into their new store
iu the ni'iir future II Is understood
thai K. Ahe will retire from DtuiBtnuir
Ave., aiid continue lai; stores ut Nn. 1
and No. 5. Japanese Town.
Cumborland Baseball leant defeated
Alberni on Sunday, The game was
played un the ItQcreatiOll Grounds.
Cumberland. Ihefo was n large attendance, and tlie *,isiting friend, look
their defeat lu good pari. Al ihe end
of ihe game tlie score stood 2 tu 6 iu
favor of Cumberland,
Tho event I,I lie- season will lake
place on Thursday, Sept. 4th, nn the
Recreation Of tuiids, Cumberland,
The famous llillliiir.t Football Team,
of Calgary, champions of Alberta, wlll
arrive ou thai day, and play the Cumberland United a game of football.
Kick-off at 5 p.in. prompt. During tlie
game tlie City Band "ill render suitable selections. .Vlmlssfon lo tlie
Grounds will be .M,-. In Ihe evening
a reception dame wlll be held in tne
llo Ho Theatre, in commence ui 0.80
pin.   Cents 75e.. Ladles 25c.
4.15 p.m.—880 yards Race:
1st  prize, $ii.ilO;  2ml prize. $3.00,
4.25 p.m.—Chinese 14 mile Walk:
st prize, $5.00; 2nd $1.60, llo Yuen; 3rd, 60c„ Yu Ching. TWO
I'HE 1SLANDMR,  CUMiSELAMD. B. C.
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Published every Saturday at Cumberland, B.C.
SATURDAY', AUGUST 30th,  1919
THE  NEW  HAY  IN TRANSPORTATION.
Journal, the war has increased the
demand for pharmacists, aud it will
be a long time before the demand is
met, in the judgment of Dean William
Mansfield, of the Albany College of
Pharmacy. Dean Mansfield said the
college is making every effort this
year to acquaint high school students
with the opportunities to he found In
pharmacy,  especially  the  girls.
Many women have made excellent
pharmacists, Dean Mansfield declared,
because they are conscientious, pains-
It Is a regrettable fact, but nevertheless an actual truth, that a nation's
real possibilities become most evident
during war times.    The airplane, for taking and accurate, and many women
instance, illustrates a development un-
nre otday occupying positions of trust
dreamed of "a "tew" years ago'   InveS- anA responsibility in large drug stores
ors before the war claimed that event- throughout   the   country.    In   many
States   the   pharmacists   are   women,
who   are   dally   demonstrating their
unlly  the crude  efforts of lite early
experimenters  would  evolve an  air- ™™_^_^^^^^^^_
craft of true worth, Cut only the most professional ability.
visionary uf dreamers forecasted any The8C women who have "made
real BUcceas dining the present gi-mir- KOiW In pharmacy are daily proving
ntlon. lim the vicissitudes and ncces- that 'he old opinion that women would
allies of war spurred on tlie median- "over makX' good pharmacists Is er-
Ical world wilh such impetus that roneons. A strong feeling against
wlthhln a few years an ulrpione of women taking up pharmacy prevailed
marvellous speed, safety and accepted UI>tll recent years when a few Instl-
vnlue, has been evolved. Soon we tutions began to admit women. Among
may expect lo view the commercial these are the Albany College of Phar-
alrplane with as little curiosity aa we ™aey, which graduated the first wom-
iln a street ear or an automobile, a" pharmacist In 1883.   When the first
Hut, marked as has been the pro- women were graduated and assumed
gress of aircraft mechanics, It will positions as pharmacists, the eyes of
affect industrial systems but little all persons opposed to women in phar-
compared with the less sensational hut "lacy opened in wonder. They were
mure far-reaching development of (he actually surprised when they say that
motor truck. During tlie stress of the women's work was as good as that
war demands, the railroad systems of of the men, and in some cases even
tlie continent were taxed beyond all better.
limits. Short hauls by freight have T1>e women graduates in pharmacy
always been a problem.to botli the at first took secondary positions as
shhipper and the railroad!'and it was clerks under a registered pharmacist.
Hi is burden which the trucks first After tho early graduates had proven
assumed. Perishable goods, produce theor worth and their ability to the
and other foodstuffs were transported persons with whom they were asso-
by truck in increasing quantities. The elated, they gradually gained the con-
heavier freight, war munitions and fidence of the world at large, and
long distance shipments were con- finally began to assume positions of
signed as usual to the railroads, and greater responsibility, many of them
tlie result was a gradually improved becoming actual proprietors of phar-
scheme uf transportation. macies.    Only in recent yearB, how-
Tbe motor truck rapidly gained in ever, has women's work in pharmacy
favor, and its acceptance as the Ideal become universally recognized by
means of handling the hort-haul buai- educators and by the pharmaceutical
ness became increasingly evident. But profession in general. It has been
that truck transportation would actu- recognized by the medical profession,
ally become u factor in long distance and today the majority of the phar-
hauling was not believed until quite macists in hospitals and sanitariums
recently. are women whose work In these Instl-
Ilarvey S. Firestone, of Akron, tutinos has proven their worth.
Ohio, was one of the first to see the The fact that women are especially
possibilities of truck transportation, painstaking an dfaithful is now mak-
Thoroughly imbued with the idea of Ing their services desired above those
"Ship by Truck," he recently planned of men. Another phase of woman's
a live thousand mile road test to con- work in pharmacy is the fact that she
vinee the doubters that not only short receives the same pay as a man. This
trips but long hauls by truck were is not true in most of the professions
feasible, inexpensive, sure and speedy, or in the business world.
Over all kinds of roads and in every	
variety of  weather  two  trucks were OLD APl'LE TREES
sent   from   Akron,  Ohio,   to   Macon, 	
Georgia, through the South and North Everyone who loves the country
to New York. By hauling all kinds loves an old, neglected, half-forgotten
of freight from town to town and apple orchard. The treeB themselves ==
points between, the trucks, often load- have a peculiar charm, full of sugges- g|
ed to capacity, successfully distributed tion, full of character. The gnarled, jj||
products of the farm and cities to the twisted branches crowd close upon one s
consumer ta an actual expense appre- another, straggle Idly in all directions, S|
ciably below the rates of any other seem to mourn their old, departed =3
transportation system. usefulness, yet to mourn it with still m
Fur the use of the shipping public, lingering possibilities of vigor and un- =
tlie crew gathered' data throughout directed energy. Their postures are =5
the journey on all subjects related tn so odd, their growth so various, that, =
the "Ship by Truck" movement. To as you dreamily gaze at them in a hot =
definitely establish thc commercial im- midsummer noontide, they seem like =3
portance, efficacy and economy of wild witches suddenly arrested in a 3
hauling by truck, accurate details of furious adnce. And then all lovely =
tlie trip were minutely recorded. That Minings-haunt them. The chickadees §3
the triii was a big success Is the un- and the bluebirds build in them. The ^
anlmous opinion expressed by every- humming birds hide their nests on the
one who followed the progress of the moss-grown boughs, and glitter and
erucks. flicker among the leaves In ruby radi-
Merchandislng experts and students ance. The sunlight trailB idly through
of commercial activities are agreed the dancing foliage and dapples the
I hat motor transportation is no longer wind-swayed grass below with warm
a doubtful issue.   Trucks will become caresses.
mure and more an important factor in Then a wise and*skillful husbnnd-
snlving America's freight problems, man comes along and makes the old
That they will lend effectual aid in apple orchard over. We regret its
lowering distribution costs Is not wayward charm, but regret Is lost in
questioned. Efficient service rendered KUeh splendid possibilities of renova-
by trurks during the war period, both ,lo»- Nead limbs are amputated, wild
In the war zone and on.this continent, growths lopped, dangerous cavities
has resulted in an overwhelming ap- cunningly cemented; judicious grafts
proval of "Shhlp by Truck." The out- "re applied here and there, if needed.
eunie will inevitably be cheaper, quick Anli the fantastic,. nightmare witches
er transportation, with its accompany- "re turned once more Into useful, pre*
ing result or decreased living expense,  "table,   prolific   mothers,   with   some
 o-^  mme loss of romantic beauty, but with
ANOTHER FIELD FOR WOMEN     much gain to the enduring substance
  of the world.
Open the door even on a crack—tho . Our souls, as we grow older, are
much talked of door of opportunity— something like the old apple trees,
and the first woman slips in, and then spots die here, die there. Wild shoots
before one realizes It the door swings 0f habit spurt out to right and left and
wide open and women walk In as intertwist and intertangle. Fruits that
though it- had been their right from we used to bear grow stunted and
time Immemorial and there was noth- abortive, have not their youthful
lug unusual about the situation of strength and sweetness any more. And
portals ajar that once were tightly there Is the beauty, too. Rich and love-
elosed. ly mmeories nest in the quiet corners.
This state of affairs Is peculiarly There are tender affections that the
true of tlie profession of pharmacy, moss-clad, branches hide away. And,
iu which women are daily demon- with the more fortunate and blessed,
stinting their ability. Since the Al- haunting sunlight twinkles on the
bany College of Pharmacy opened its leaves, all tho more cordial for being
doors to women In 1883 .thirty-seven  the sunlight ol autumn.
w.nneii  students have received diplo- 	
mas rroni that Institution. Tlle largest
number of women to be graduated in
one year was six, who were graduated
in 1910.   Of the twenty graduates this
When purchasing an auto see Thos.
Hudson, of Union Bay, B.C., representing the Auto Transfer ot Nanaimo,
and agent for tho Comox District for
year (wo were women.   After 1920 no  '*""' r.°       "*""'  ~"* **."" "."""-."a      «"V
 „ „,_•_ i-ulijl  the ( hri'YoIet, Orerland, Dodge, Hud-
■an enter tlie college without com
pletlng a high school course.   This is      ..,   1     ,
,       , , .   .,     public Truck.
one reasou why a larger registration
son Six, Cadillac, Chalmers and Re-
(ban ever Is expected at the Institution  VVANTED-TWO   ROOMS,    furnished SB.
,!lis >'<!,ir or unfurnished, with use of kitchen. S|
According  to  the  Albany  Evening     Apply "XYZ," Islander Offlce. |j['
Style, Durability and Comfort are assured to
every Wearer of     jHte*
a
Corsets
They are stylish, because they are designed especially
to carry the new season's dresses.
Durable, because of the quality of material and unsurpassed workmanship.
Comfortable, because they are cut to fit perfectly, and
insure freedom of movement.
Visit our Corset Showrooms and see the new models.
We can also show you some very smart Tailored Suits
and House Dresses.
License No. 8-19224
I
ILO ILO THEATRE Tonight
Tenth Episode of
The
Woman
in the
Web.
Monday. Sept. 1st, Labor Day:
D. W. GRIFFITHS
MEANTIME IT'S THE LONG
DISTANCE TELEPHONE
i  m»
In the days that are ahead, the enterprising business man will no doubt have his air machine. When he
wants to interview an out-of-town customer, a few
minutes' glide through the air will bring him and his
man together.
Meantime, he has to be content with something
short of that. Se finds that most efficient substitute in
the Long Distance Telephone. This brings him voice-
to-voice with his customer, and gives all that is necessary of the personal touch. ,
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
PRESENT
"True Heart
Susie"
A Story of a Plain Girl.
Another great romance by the famed
creator of "Hearts of the World" and
"The Birth of a NoJIon.' ' A picture of
smiles, tears and human appeal that
goes straight to your heart.
■a
TASTE is the TEST
of the DRINKS
THAT ARE BEST
Buy the products of the
BRITISH   COLUMBIA  BREWERIES,   LIMITED
Ask for the Brands that are the Best.
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water ££]&** Pure
Cascade Beer   The Beer Without a Peer.
UNION  BREWING CO.,   LTD.
NANAIMO, B.C. (M
THE lsUMDisft, CtlMBEHLANl), 6.6.
I  1TAKE NOTICE!
v
Under Sub-section 521 of the British Columbia Statutes, it is an offence to damage electric light and power
poles, and as the posting of bills and notices on said
polos constitutes damage thereto, therefore any person
or persons posting or causing to be posted any bills,
notices or advertisements, driving tacks, nails, or other
wise defacing or damaging any-of the new poles being
erected by this Company will be immediately proceeded
against under the above provision. The penalty upon
conviction is TWO YEARS' imprisonment.
H| 11IIHEHMM) & UNION WATEKW0BK9 COMPANY LTD.          g
55 '   WHEREAS,' certain mischievously inclined persons have tamp-       55£
53 ered with the valves on the mains of this company, thereby
^ allowing a considerable amount of water to run waste, we
= therefore wish to point out hat it is a serious offence to
gp tamper with such valves, and should the offending parties
53 bo apprehended they will bo prosecuted to tho very fullest
= extent of he law.
SILVER
SPRING
BEER
At any of the Hotels.
THREE
GENERAL PERSHING, PREMIER CLEMBNCHAU AND PRES. POLNCARE
These three notables on their way to the reviewing stand for ihe
Fourth of July ceremonies in Parte.
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Phone 75 Co., Ltd.
P. O. 314
STa\R   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 Cumberland, B.C.
A.   STANFpRD
Practical Automobile Mechanic
Cumberland, B.C.
Phone O
(Night or day)    P
Oils, Urease and Gasoline.        Cars Kept In Order by Contract.
Any llukc of Car secured on the shortest notice.
OFFICIAL REPAIRER TO ISLAND AUTOMOBILE
ASSOCIATION
SPECIALITY:—A Real Self-Starter for Ford Cars,
fully Guaranteed—The Only Thing—Call and See it.
Don't let your new car fall to pieces—a little practical attention
periodically will keep It to ils__ standard.
Dl'NLOP TIRES.        CARS KEPT IN ORDER BY CONTRACT.
UNION   Ta^ILOR
U. WATANABE, Proprietor.
Ladies' and Gents' Suits
Made to Order.
P.O. Box
Cumberland, B.C.
Coal and Wood
Hauling
*»■'->..>.•- ^ja
ouBfcH'-U
Slabs and Blocks. Also all kinds of Timber for Building
Puruoses.   When you move call us up for quick
service.  We are here for Service and we are
here to Stay.   (Service Day and Night.)
AITKEN, GIBSON & CO.
One Thing
Is Certain
The woman who takes a
pride in baking and is watchful of the family health is
never won away from
DR. PRICE'S
CREAM
Baking Powder'
Made from Cream of Tartar
derived from Grapes
Contains No Alum-
Leaves No Bitter Taste
T. D. McLEAN
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Agent for the  HARMONOLA
All the latest Books, Magazines
and Periodicals.
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
Marocchi Bros.
Grocers and
Bakers
Cumberland and Courtenay, B.C.
License No. 8-2548!)
Royston Lumber Co.
MANUFACTURERS OF
ROUGH  AND  DRESSED
LUMBER
Slab Wood (double.load)...$4.00
FOR
Fire, Life and
Accident. Insurance
THOS. H. CAREY
Cumberland, B.C.
HEPATOLA
Owing to the contusion In mail
orders ot this medicine, we are
advancing the price from $5.20
to $5.60, and paying all charges.
This will give our many customers quicker service.
SOLE MANUFACTURER
MRS.   GEO.   S.   ALMAS
524 4th Ave, North, Saskatoon.
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton. -
—SPECIALS —
Cambridge Pork Sausage   .
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Headcheese.
Have you tried our Pickled  Pork
and Corned'Beel ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish will be
on hand.
License No. 9-3902
New Home Bakery
Fresh Bread. Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Wedding Cakes a Specialty
NEW HOME BAKERY
J. HALLIDAY
Dunsmuir Ave,,      Cumberland.
License No. 6-1172
UK.  K.   I'.  CII1MSTIK
, DENTIST
l'hone 110
Office:   KING BLOCK,
Cumberland, B.C.
UNION HOTEL
OPPOSITE RAILWAY STATION.
First Class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
WILLIAM   JO.NKS
Cumberland, B. C.
License No. 10-1606
CUMBERLAND   HOTEL
WM.   MERKIFIELD,   Proprietor.
GOOD ACCOMODATION	
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Dunximiir Ave..      Cumberland, B.C. *********
Canada Food Board License No. 10-4986
  SHOE   REPAIRING
Own   the   Best
If your piano  bears  tlie
name and trade murk of
HEINTZMAN
»****<
CO.
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockeryware and
General Merchandise.
CHARLIE SINQ CHONO, Cumberland
HONG CHONO & CO., Bevan.
8. DAVIS, of Vancouver, wishes
to Inform the publlc of Cumberland and district, that he-is prepared to do all your SHOE REPAIRS, with the best of matorlal
and workmanship.
(Successor to L. J. Aston.)
you   have   got   the very
best manufactured In tlie *
Dominion of Canada. If
It doesn't bear the nume
and you want the best,
call or write to the nearest - Heintzmmi branch
and they will take your
other piano In exchange
for a Ye Olde Flrme of
Helntzman & Co. piano,
ullowing yuo a fair valuation on your used Instrument
**********    *
Marion Fremont, author of "True
Heart SiiHle," Is a recognized writor
of exceptional cleverness un her latest
effort amply proves. Miss Fremont
has done exceptional work iu Ihe pasl
und her latest achlevuicul ranks
among licr best. At the llo llo Theatre ou Monday night.
Begin Your
Trip Right
by selecting the shells that
hunters from coast to coast
have proved dependable
under all conditions.
Regal
Shotgun Shells
nrc n double assurance ol
tiurccs'] for the nun who
prefers balllstlte powder.
We olio carry a full MneTof
Canuck and Sovereign Shotgun  .Shells   and   Dumliif'in
Mfrnllk- Caftrldiea — each
backedby Uw big ,TD " trar* •
mark
WOarfs Sunshine
A FURNACE easy to manage; a furnace that is
economical of fuel; a furnace that will heat
your home comfortably.
This is the proposition we offer in the Sunshine. »
McCIary's heating expo-ts will plan a heating sys- P
tern for you without charge—a heating system that "-
they guarantee will heat your home comfortably.
If you want to be sure of COMFORT;
if you want a durable, honestly built
furnace, well installed, put the problem
up to us. »
Aikabout the LITTLE DRAFT-
MAN that turns on the drafts
and regulates ithem automatically.
Uold by
C.   H.   TARBELL   &   SON
<@>»—■■
PETITIONS
Some
of tbe sr
sntest struggles
for
Ilia liberty uf ih«
citizen have
it't'ii
over tin
right ol i
■ tltlon.   To cite
but
one example froo
the  hlBtor of
the
United Stales, tli i
e Is, tbo spec lac
e of
the von
rable Job
■ Quincy Adams
,   ill!
ox-Prea
dunt who
iad become ■• Mom-
bar ol
tho
Spaukei
and Biibn
ItluG himself tc
tbo
conanre
of the H
ti -  for having
.IV-
Rented i
etfltons t(
al olish (.slavery.
The i
111111)0"    1   <
d is the gardenor's
fi luho i
Ivos upon tho i-in.ill
Im eel i
■ al li   .ih
o ihe garden ci
ops.
A raw
id    In t
ip garden will
help
keep i'
free from
Inscets. POUR
THE ISLANDER. CUMBERLAND, B.C.
/'.
Cumberland Motor Works
Auto Repairs,
General Blacksmithing,
Acetylene Welding
Accessories,   Gasoline and Oils
Sole Agents for
The Powerlight Manifold Heater
Gas Saver for Ford Cars
FREE   AIR TIRE SERVICE
Thomson & Cameron
First-Class Mechanics
Phone Ti P.O. Box 595
MORE EQUIPMENT FOR THE FORD GARAGE
LECTRO
The Electric
Trouble Shooter
for FORD Cars.
It will burn out shorts in coils, which are caused by
pieces of wire, etc., getting across the contact, recharge,the magnets without taking down the engine,
in one and a half hours' time. We can test out your
motor in ten minutes and tell you if you have a broken
magnet. There is absolutely no guess about it. If
your Ford is missing and does not pull as it should, let
us test out your magneto.
A Test will Cost You Nothing.
A weak spark will case missing and a great
loss of power and waste of gasoline.
Re-Charge and Burnt Shorts, $5.00
THE FORD   Ga4RAGE
The HOME of the FORD. ~     i
Phone 46 Courtenay, B.C.
THE FURNITURE STORE
WALL   PAPERS
New Colors and Designs
1919 Stock Now on Sale
Our Stock of Furniture, Ranges, Beds and Bedding
is well Assorted and Complete in all Lines.
A.   McKINNON
Try Our Groceries • Lower Price
than any other Store in Town
Van Camps Pork and Beans Old Dutch Cleanser
.1 tins for SUc. Sib  tin fide.
Clark's   Pork   and   Beans Gold Dust....S pkg. for #1]00
2 tins for 25c. Peas 5 .|B8 for jL
Pink Salmon Jilb  tin 20c. Corn and Beans   4 tlnnj 9|c.
Ited Salmon  25c. Ramsay Soda Biscuits 25c.
Tomatoes, 21b tins, Northwest Family Soda BIs-
5 tins for »5c. cults  !)5c.
K.   ABE &   CO.
"MOKE TROUBLE" AT THE ILO ILO
"More Trouble" is aptly described
as a tragic farce. It.has to do with
the trials and tribulations that befall
Lemuel Deering, a wealthy iron manufacturer, upon the graduation of his
son. Harvey, from college.
The ho comes home with his parchment and his father discovers that h"
neither drinks nor smokes; he has no
idea in life save to take up useful pus-
suits. Agreeably surprised, the father
makes Ills son an equal partner in his
business.
Then! A firm of tobacconists demands immediate settlement for cigars
and cigarettes charged to Deering, jr.
A liquor bill of amazing proportions
Is presented for swift payment. A tnsi
bill of considerable proportion follows
When confronted with these, the son
denies that he owes tbe money ni'd
wlll not explain how they came to lie
charged to him. Then n liii; note
comes from thc hank, but the son
swears he did not sign it. Tlie repudiation of tlie note entails difficulties to
the iron master's plant, and a strike
forces him to the brink of bankruptcy,
Then a rival comes to bid In the
property at a fraction of Its value.
The younger Deering lands in jail on
a trumped-up murder charge and the
old man sags under the cataclysm.
The proprietors of the New England
Hotel are having a new front put in
with plate glass windows.
Mrs. A. C. Lymn, who has been
spending the past month in Victoria,
is expected home today.
COAL MINES REGULATION ACT
RULES:
1. After the 1st day of October, 1919,
all plans required to be kept in- accordance with the provisions of the Coal
Mines Regulation Act shall be made of
durable material and the surveying of
mines and the preparation of mine
plans shall be done by a person or
persons holding a certificate granted
under the provisions of the Coal Mines
Regulation Act, and Amendment Acts.
2. In no case shall a certificate be
granted to any applicant until he has
satisfied the Board of Examiners that:
I. He has had two years practical
experience In the surveying of mines
or is the holder of a diploma In scientific and mining training, after a
course of study of at least two
years at an educational institute approved of by the Minister of Mines,
or has taken a degree In scientific
mining subjects at a university so
approved.
II. He is competent: A. To make
an accurate .survey of the workings
of a coal mine and to connect such
survey with a surface surface.
B. To make accurate survey and
levellings.
C. To plot accurately surveys and
levellings.
III. He has given satisfactory evidence of his sobriety and general
good conduct.
3. Each plan required to be kept in
accordance with the provisions ot the
Coal Mines Regulation Act shall have
inserted on it the date on which the
last survey was made and the signature of the persons making such survey.
4. A certificate authorizing any person to act as Mine Surveyor may be
granted to such person without written examination, if the Board of Examiners report that he has the necessary experience and provided application is made for such certificate before the first day of December ,1919,
6. Every person who violates any
rule or regulation under the Coal
Mines Regulation Act or Amendment
Acts, Bhall be guilty of an offence
against tho Coal Mines Regulation
Act, and are liable to the penalties and
obligations imposed by the said Act.
KITAMURA "STUDIO
WILLARD   BLOCK
PHOTOGRAPHS
Taken Every Day.
First Class Work Guaranteed.
The Season for Fortrult   Has  Come.
Enlarging a Specialty.
Films  Developed for Amateurs
KITAMURA    STUDIO
P.O. Box 203 Cumberland.
*-
-*fr»**$3*e>»4»-
-9
Standing, sitting and walking correctly
are the first essentials to good health
and that elusive charm we call style
A LL women wish to be well; but all women
IA do not appreciate the vital importance
X A.of correct corsetry as an essential to
good health. The well-known medical
authority, Alice S. Cutler, M.D., warns us:
"As a physician who knows that if it were
not for ill-fitting and the wrong kind of
corsets we would have very few female in
valids, I am naturally determined to do
everything in my power to educate women
in thc proper fitting of corsets. Most
learned physicians now recognize the modern
corset as a hygienically healthful garment
and one that is often the best means of providing corrective support for many bodily
ailments."
GOSSARD CORSETS
The Original-Unequalled Front Lacing Corsets
f
have attained their unquestioned superiority
by assisting nature to perfect expression.
Every Gossard is hygienically correct. Properly fitted to the figure for which it was
designed it will give scientific support to
abdominal and back muscles, with no chance
of undue pressure at the waistline; the organs
of nutrition will be free from pressure; the
erect posture which is induced will encourage
deep breathing and the diaphragmatic mus
cles become strong with use. A woman so
corseted will have the undeniable beauty of
health and that grace of body, standing,
sitting, or walking, which is best expressed
in thc one word, style.
We unreservedly recommend Gossard Corsets
as the complete expression of modem corsetry.
Our highly specialized corset service is maintained with a full appreciation of the exacting
needs of the modern, active woman.
♦
Gossards are priced at 32.50 32.75 33.00 33.50 34.00 35.00 »5#50and
SIMON LEISER & CO.,
LIMITED.
THE   BIG   STORE.
Phone 3-8;
-4S;0!€>^
-♦:♦
Mr. T. E. Bate, of the Magnet Cash
Store, has just finished putting on a
new coat of paint on the from, of Ills
store, on the corner of I/unsmuir Ave.
and 1st Street.
Mr. and Mrs. L, T. Payne, of Calea,
Peru, spent the week-end with Mr. and
Mrs. S. Horwood, and left for England
on Thursday.
Make Old Clothes Look Like New
LADIES' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  $1.75
SKIRTS Cleaned and Pressed  #1.00
WAISTS Cleaned and Pressed  $1.00
GENTS' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed IU!) and #2.00
OVERCOATS Cleaned and PreBsed  #1.5(1 and $1.75
SUITS Sponged and Pressed    J5c.
DRESSES Dyed and Pressed  #2.50 nnd np
SKIRTS Dyed and Pressed  #1.50
WAISTS Dyed and Pressed  #1.50
GENTS' SUITS Dyed and Pressed #8.50
OVERCOATS Dyed and Pressed  #2.50 to #8.00
ALL KINDS OF REPAIRING AND ALTERING
R. B. HOWARD
CUMBERLAND DYE WORKS
Phone 104 P.O. Box 191
REDUCTION IN PRICE
OF
Great West Tea
Now 65c. per pound.
Obtainable Only at
MUMFORD'S   GROCERY
Licence No. 8-1726S.
Phone 71

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