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'.   FOIITY—SEVENTH YEAR No.  4
CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH COLUMBIA     FRIDAY,   JANUARY   27,   1928
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM
|S. Bevis Escapes
Serious Injury
Car Goes Over Embankment—
After Killing Dog
Stanley Bevls, while driving along
Comox Road, near the Nanaimo
. Foundry on Sunday, had a narrow
escape from serious Injury. A dog
ran in front of lib car just as he had
turned down off Front street,, and Mr.
Bevls swerved to the side, but not
before he had struck and killed the
dog. Some children were playing on
the .pathway, and to avoid these, the
driver was compelled to run over the
embankment, where the oar fell some
ten feet, and was badly wrecked.
Fortunately, Mr, Bevls and his companion escaped uninjured.
LETTER TAKES 12 DAYS
TO COME FROM VICTORIA
A resident ot Cumberland received
a letter on Monday evening of tills
week, January 23rd, posted In Victoria ait 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January
11th. Twelve days to come from Victoria to Cumberland is a little bit
thick. As the letter only bears two
date marks on It, the Victoria one
and the Cumberland one of January
23rd, It Is rather puzzling to know just
where the delay occurred. As the
communication was of an Inmportant
nature, the party Involved Is going
round town with' a lovely grouch on
■and has put It up to the Victoria
party to look Into the matter.
Local Burns' Club Honor
National Bard At Social
R. STRACHAN HEARD IN NOTABLE ADDRESS
—THE IMMORTAL MEMORY
Silver Tea And
Bridge Realized
Goodly Sum
Home of Mrs. G. J. Richardson
Scene of Successful
Affair
Mrs. Q. J. Rlobairdson very kindly
loaned her home to tiha Women's'
Auxiliary of Holy Trinity Church on
Wednesday of this week, when a very
euccessstul stiver tea was held in the
afternoon, terminated with bridge
and whist in the evening.
The rooms were very tastefully decorated for the occasion, flowers and
autumn foliage being used profusely.
A large number of vl3Hors were received during the afternoon, a nice
sum of money being raised which is
to be devoted to the kitchen fund of
the Charcta.
BRIDGE AND WHIST
IN THE EVENING.
At eight o'clock the same evening
a number of friends of the Women's
Auxiliary gathered at Mrs. Richardson's home, the time being pleasantly
•pent In whist and bridge, four tables
of each were required to accommodate
the players. The affair was very successful, the combined silver tea realizing a considerable sum.
Winners In the bridge were: ladies'
first. Miss Ivinson, second Mrs. Finch;
gents.' first, Mr. R. Shaw, second, Mr.
T. H. Mumford. In the whist the following were successful in obtaining
prizes: ladles' first, Mrs. J. Devlin,
second, Mrs. E. Nunns; gents.' first,
Mr. O. Apps.
A large number of the flowers for
decorating the rooms were loalned|
by Mrs. J. Idlens, Royston, whilst
other lady friends and members of the
auxiliary helped to decorate the home
and otherwise help to make the affair
the success It was. The auxiliary
takes this opportunity of thanking all
their friends for their very kind assistance and also Mrs Richardson for
the use of her home.
Newlyweds Honored  ,
By Compatriots
Society    Makes    Presentation
to'Two Members
The Cumberland Welsh Society held
a very successful social last Saturday
evening, when approximately seventy-
five people assembled in the Anglican
Church flail to honor Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Williams and Mr. ,and Mrs.
George Hunden newly married coup-
lea.
The first part of the evening was
spent in card games, following which
all present scut down to a delicious
Welsh supper. A toast to the brides
and grooms was ably proposed by Mr.
J. D. Davis.
The table was beautifully decorated,
the predominating flower being the
daffodil. From the light in. the centre
streamers in contrasting shades of
gold and green were suspended and
fastened around the room, while hanging directly above the table was a
large white wedding bell.
Immediately following the supper
Mrs. A. Q. Jones as president ot the
Welsh Society, arose and to a few
words 'wished the honored couples
every happiness and presented to each
couple, on behalf -of the Welsh Society, a handsome bed-lounge. The
presentation came as a complete surprise, but each expressed their appreciation of the gift.
A well balanced and enjoyable programme had been arranged, consisting of songs rendered by Mr. W. Williams and Mr. S. Jones, an amusing
comic sketch by Mr. Harry Jackson,
cornet solos by Mr. W. Jackson, a
a comic reading by Mrs. W. Davis and
comic songs by Mr. Melbourne. The
selections Here greatly appreciated
by the company.
Later dancing was indulged In, the
party breaking up at midnight
Princess Pat. Back
On The_Gulf Run
S.S. Princess Patricia returned to
the Vancouver-Nanalmo run at 9 a.m.
under command of Captain Sterner.
Her return caused favorable comment
In coast circles, whore she has been
popular during the past twenty-five
years.
Success of the ship's new turbine
engine Is said to be a triumph for the
British engine builders who constructed It. Working on plans drawn twenty-five years ago, the builders com-
structod a new turbine, assembled It,
loaded it on a Furness Line ship, and
despatched It to Victoria.
The turbine arrived six weeks ago,
was placed In the' hull, adjusted and
ran like a watch as soon as steam was
turned In The'company management
expressed great satisfaction at Its performance.
RENO GALLIAZI '
INJURED AT NO. 4 MINE
Reno Galliazi, who was admitted to
the Cumberland General Hospital on
Wednesday, suffering from shock and
rather severe bruises Is progressing
as well as can be expected. The youth
was crushed between two coal cars
and whilst his Injuries are very painful ,are not considered serious.
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Aid. Pearse Heads
City's Finances
Mr.  F.  C.  Brock  to  Receive
Handome Present
At the first meeting of the Courtenay City Council for 1928, It was decided, as a mark of appreciation for
services and assistance to the City
during the fourteen years he has been
manager of the Courtenay branch ot
the Canadian Bank of Commerce, to
present to Mr. F. C. Brock, $100.
The only other business transacted
by the Council was the submitting of
the various committees by the Mayor,
when the following appointments
were approved by the Council.
FINANCE: Alderman Theed Pearse
(Chairman), K. L. MacDonald and H.
E. Wallis.
WORKS: Alderman Wm. Douglas
(Chairman), A. B. Ball and E. L. Mac-
donald.
ELECTRIC LIGHT: Alderman E.
L. Macdonald (Chairman), Wm. Douglas and H. E. Wallis.
FIRE: Alderman J. H. Maclntyre
(Chairman), A. B. Ball and H. E|
Wallis.
!    BETTER HOUSING:   Alderman H.
, E. Wallis  (Chairman), Theed Pearse
j and A. B. Ball.
i     SANITARY:       Alderman     Theed
j Pearse (Chairman), J. H. Maclntyre
j and Wm. Douglas.
NOTICE
A meeting of the Parent Teachers
Association will be held at the school
on Monday evening, Jan. 30th, commencing at 7:30 p.m. The speaker
will be the Rev. F. W. Cassilis-Ken-
nedy, Superlntendant ot Oriental Missions In British Columbia.
The Burns' Banquet held In the
War Veterans' Hall last Wednesday
was very well attended, about ninety
or one hunderd people sitting down
to a most delicious repast. The room
was prettily decorated with gold and
blue streamers, while a picture of the
beloved poet was hung at the head of
the liable, draped with the Canadian
and British flags.
After the chairman Mr. J. L. Brown
had asked the blessing, the haggis
ceremony was performed, the dish
being carried in by Miss Verna Murray in Scottish, teostume, following
Piper Stewart of Courtenay.
A lengthy and enjoyable programme
had been arranged to follow the "dinner, the first item being a toast to the
King, proposed by 'the chairman. Interspersed with the toasts were musical selections, much appreciated by
the gathering. The first of these was
a vlollni solo "They're Far Far Awa,'"
by Mr. James Walker.
The toast to the Immortal Memory
of Burns was proposed by Mr. R.
Strachan.
"I feel greatly honored this evening
in being chosen to propose this toast
to the Immortal Memory of Scotland's
greatest hard, and I am afraid that I
cannot do justice to such a subject.
Yet, however, a worshipper we may
be at the shrine ot Burns, each can
impart a little Individuality to the subject. There arc many gatherings,
such as this all over the world today,
each being a bright ray radiating from
one centre, or common point, and it
these rays be traced to their source
it Is found that they emanate from
Scotland's greatest poet, Burns.
However, the world may treat us we
can always look to Barns for new
thoughts and courage. His thoughts
are alive today. What Is Che secret ot
his works? This is found in the poem
beginning,
"To me ye spark of natures fire,
That's all the leavening I require"
Sometimes during his career this
spark was fanned to a white heat, and
some of his best poems were written
at these times. Nothing was too small
or insignificant for his notice. Burns
communed directly with nature and
such Is shown In his works. Even
In this world of science and machinery we can yet get In touch with nature through Burns' works. His
poems portray the better side ot life
the thoughts being recorded In a simple home. Even though his lot was
stormy he could find sympathy for
the lower animals.
His greatest picture, Is perhaps given to us in the poem "A Cotter's Saturday Night." This will ever remain
with us, demonstrating as It does the
beautiful atmosphere of home life,
that which In a great many homes of
today is now lost. Today our actions
are all governed by different controlling bodies. Such was not the case at
Cotter's Saturday Night. Lessons
were taught by example, and by this
means individuality was developed.
Such scenes as those portrayed by
Burns will make any true Scotchman
love his country.
The Scots, are a proud race and
the world has come to recognize this
when we have come to truly understand Burns, we get this pride. If his
teachings were taught today, most
of the world's text books could be cast
away.
Burns believed In Universal Brotherhood. That was his Ideal. Since
then this has become an established
tact progress has been made and nations'are combining to work for the
uplift of mankind.
That famous poem on "Tamoshan-
ter," gives us an Idea of Burns' natural humor and It also teaches a lesson. Everthlng becomes real to us
when we read this work.
Much criticism has been given that
Burns attacked the religious bodies
of his time. This Is entirely wrong.
The poet was bred in a religious atmosphere and has never said a word
against religion—to the reverse. He
exposed hypocrisy and deceit to such
an extent that many religious bodies
at that time purged their ceremonies.
Burns loved his country second to
none. He wrote the national anthem.
He sang ot her beauties, weaving sentiment around her, forming a strong
link between all Scots, and the Motherland.
There are some who speak against
Bums others Introduce him with an
apologetic air. We can afford to be
amused at this. The poet commands
respect both as a poet and as a man.
. We can thank Heaven for the great
gift of Burns and be proud that we
are made of the same clay as he."
; Song, "Star of Robbie Burns," Mrs.
R. Walker.
Song, "Cottage Where Burns Was
Born," Mr. R. Goodall.
The second toast was proposed by
Mr. J. Sutherland to "Bonnie Jean."
"We have already listened to a resume of the qualities ot Burns and
now 1 am to speak about his beloved
wife, Bonnie Jean. Jean Armour was
born In Mauchllne, her father being
a stone-mason. Jean was wood by
Burns, but her father prohibited the
marriage. Shortly alter this Burns
,was passing through Mauchllne and
attended there a village dance. In the
middle of this dance his dog came to
him, and Bums laughingly made the
remark that he wished some girl
would love him as well as his dog did.
A few days later Jean was bleaching
clothes on the village green when
Burns' dog ran over the clothes. She
Immediately spoke to Burns about it,
•In none too gentle a manner, also re
minding Burns of the remark made
at the dance. Ever afterwards Jean
was the lass for Burns.
When the poet proposed he was far
from being well off but later wheat he
went to Edingburgh, he met with the
best in the land. Thore his genius
was recognized and honored, and
when he returned to the village he
was in the possession of five hundred
pounds.
All .through Bums' life Jean proved to be a true Scottish wife. She
lived for many years after his death
making his memory a credH. to Scotland.
The memory of Jean will live as
long as songs are sung.
I have no hesitation in saying that
it Burns had married any other lass,
I doubt If he would have won Scottish
hearts as he has done.
Jean was not honored for her work.
Day by day she went on doing the
work of the home in silence. Tonight
she Is given credit.
Let us go to Dunfries and kneel to
the monument of Burns, and also the
home where Jean spent her life. Let
us drink to the Immortal Memory of
Bonnie Jean.
Duet, "Mary," Mrs. C. Spooner and
Mr. R. Goodall.
Song, "Bonnie Lass of Ballochmlle,"
Mrs. G. Johnston.
Mr. T. Graham then proposed a
toast to "The Motherland."
"It Is a great pleasure to me to be
at this gathering, and to join my
countrymen, in their appreciation of
Burns.
Scotland the land of our birth, has
given to the world many famous men:
men of science, history , literature,
art and commerce. Scotland is famous for Its struggle for liberty and
freedom. Scotchmen have died on
every field where there is a fight for
right. Remember the old heroes of
Scotland, Wallace, Bruce and Douglas, and also those of today, such as
Sir Collin Campbell. Men of Scotch
origin have planted the flag of the
British Empire around the globe.
Of all the poets, Burins name ranks
the first.
The Scotch were always wanderers
in every land and clime. The sons
of Scotland have done much in the
pioneering of Canada. Over 100 years
ago MacKenzie explored the great
north and Simon Fraser sailed down
the now named Fraser River.
The resources of this great country
of Canada are open for advance.
Scotchmen have been In the foreground wherever progress has already
been made and have been privllaged
to become citizens of Canada. Everywhere the sons of Scotland must know
of the work of their countrymen. As
long as the Motherland sends her sons
to Canada, Canada's strength will be
maintained.
The greatest tribute to any land is
(Continued on Page Five)
BROWN GETS ANOTHER
BIG COUGAR
M. Brown, colored man of Cumberland, was again successful during the
past week in bagging a huge Cougar
near Trent river. This is the second
Mr. Brown has obtained in this locality In a very short time. He is convinced the mate of the last one he
shot lsstlll in the district, consequently a sharp look-out Is being kept The
skin of the one shot this week was
on display in the window of Matt.
Brown's Grocery store and attracted
a great deal of attention.
Special Meeting
Of School Board
Committee  Named  at  Special
Meeting
A special meeting ot the Cumberland School Board was held on Monday evening last at the school. On
the reading of the minutes of the last
meeting all business of the old board
was finished and offices were declared
vacant. The following are the officers and committees for the year 1928.
Chairman—Mrs. T. E. Banks; Secretary—Mr. A. McKlinnon; Finance
Committte—Messrs. Bannerman Henderson and MacKinnon; Grounds
Committee—Mrs. MacNaughton, Messrs. Bannerman and Henderson;
Building Committee—Mrs. MacNaughton, Messrs. Bannerman and Henderson ; Purchasing C/ommllttee—Mrs.
MacNaughton, Mrs, Banks, and Mr.
MacKinnon; Library Committee—Mrs
MacNaughton and Mrs. Banks.
A communication was received from
the Department of Education acknowledging a receipt from the board. The
Department also enclosed a cheque
to the amount ot $10.00 as a grant for
science equipment A letter was received from Miss Jessie Baird, asking
the Board to consider her as an applicant should any position on the
teaching staff ot the school be vacated.
The letter was ordered received and
filed for further reference. A telegram re. the purchase of desks and
hot plates for the domestic science
room was read. These are now ordered and it Is expected that they will
soon arrive and be Installed.
The rest of the meeting was taken
up in estimating the total expenditure
for the yeairl928. This approximately
will amount to $31,000.00.
Island Leads In
B. C. Salmon
Pack for Year
Total For Province Shows Large
Drop;   Skeena Shows
Falling Off
Vancouver, Jam 24.—Complete figures for British Columbia salmon
pack for the season 1927, have been
issued by the canners' section, Canadian Manufacturers' Association.
The statement, shows a considerable
decrease as compared with the total
for the previous season, when 2,065,
190 cases were produced, but the
1,360,634 cases for 1927 is considered
a fair total.
Vancouver Island leads In district
packs with 377,800, a gain of 27,000
over the last season total. Fraser
River also shows a substantial increase with a total of 280,041. The
largest falling off Is recorded' In
Skeena district, where In this year
only 187,716 cases as against 407,524
for 1926 were packed.
In outlying districts a considerable
drop In production featured the seaon.
More than 46,000 cases were packed
In 1926, while for 1927, only 267,029
are recorded.
In other districts, Naas River, Rivers Inlet and Queen Charlotte Isles,
all produced less, and Smith Inlet
made a slight Increase.
Under the auspices of the Harmony
Rebekah Lodge No. 22, a very enjoyable whist drive party was held atthe
home of Mrs. Marion Stewart, Allan
avenue, on Monday evening, when upwards of thirty Rebekahs and their
friends were in attendance. Dainty
! refreshments were served during the
evening and prizes for whist won by
Mrs. W. Hutchinson, and Mrs. A.
Lockhart, the latter also being successful In winning the prize In the
drawing which was held.
New School Is
Named'Harrison'
Handsome New Edifice Will Be
Occupied Next Week
The new High School Just completed at Courtenay Is a handsome
tour-room structure and on approaching the front entrance, the first thing
that strikes one very forcibly Is the
bold lettering over theentrance, "Harrison High School," so named as a
tribute to a Cumberland man, Mr. P.
P. Harrison, member of the Provincial Legislature for this district.
It Is expected that the high school
pupils will move into their new quarters during the next week and the
staff having charge of the new building will be W. A. Mclnnls, H. L. Buckley and H. D. Wallis, all graduates
of the University of British Columbia.
Pioneers To Hold
Annual Re-Union
On February 1st
Annual Affair Will Be Open to
the General Public
This year the Cumberland Pioneers'
Re-Union will not be an invitation
affair, but will be thrown open to the
public. This was decided at the
meeting held In the City Hall on Saturday evening last when a very enthusiastic meeting was held and a
great deal of business transacted.
Mayor Maxwell occupied the chair,
Mrs. J. Cameron acting as secretary.
After thoroughly discussing the subject of an invitation dance, as in former years, or throwing It open to the
public, when the latter course was decided upon, It was also passed that in
addition to those old timers who have
been the guests ot the pioneers in previous years, to extend complimentary
tickets to all those who have bad 35
years or over of continuous residence
In Cumberland and district and Union
Bay, to include the district west ot the
C. P. R. tracks.
The following committees were appointed: Hall, Messrs. J. Horbury.
Sommerville and W. MacLellan, Sr.:
Music, Mr. William Whyte, Mrs. R.
Robertson, Sr„ Mrs. C MacDonald;
Refreshments, Mesdames C. MacDonald, Marpole, Carey, Robertson, Maxwell, Derbyshire, Cameron, Lockner
and Gibson; Reception Committee.
Messrs. D.' R. MacDonald, Wm. Mc-
Lellan and Mesdames R. Robertson
and Maxwell; Invitation, Mr. D. R.
MacDonald, Mrs. R. Robertson and
Mrs. C. MacDonald, Mrs. Lockner to
act for Mrs. Robertson jrro tem; Doormen, Messrs. J. Horbury, J Struthers,
and J. Derbyshire. Mr. Wm. Whyte
was appointed as floor manager.
Arrangements for music and refreshments were left In the hands of
the respective committees, and It was
arranged that the Hall Committee and
Music Committee act in conjunction
with the floor manager in arranging
for Introductions, etc.
German Dish Favored
By Welsh Society
The Werner "500" drive, given under
the auspices of the Cumberland Welsh
Society was held on Monday evening
In the War Veterans' Hall. The drive
was well attended, there being thirteen tables of "500" played. Prizes
were won by Mrs. Gear, ladies' first,
Mrs. Contl second, Mrs. William Mc-
Lellan, consolation, Mr. Hunt, Men's
first, Miss Shepperd (subst.) second,
Mrs. W. Davis, consolation. The novelty welner supper was very much en-
Joyed by all present.
HEADING FOR B.C.
MONTREAL, Jan. 24.—Dressed In
a velveteen jacket and "shorts," with
bare knees, bare hands and bare head
and neck, minus an overcoat, Gutdo
Groerls, a twenty-three year old German exponent of the simple life, attracted considerable attention as he
roamed about Windsor Station today,
awaiting a train that will carry him
to British Columbia. Penticton Is
his destination and he will be joined
there in February by eleven other
vegetarians and believers in the simple life, and together they will operate a seventy-slx-acre community
fruit farm. —
PAGE TWO
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FRIDAY,   JANUARY   27,   1928
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT CUMBERLAND, B. C
EDWARD W. BICKLE
FRIDAY,   JANUARY   27,   1928
IS IT YOUR FAULT?
YOU TALK a lot about changing your job;
have you ever thought at all about changing
yourself? It's dollars to doughnuts that the
trouble between you and your job is your fault
and the job's .loss.
The local merchant is usually a big taxpayer
an important employer, a responsible and representative business man, so necessary to the
growth and convenience of a community.
The local merchant cannot live on the business
sent to merchants in other cities. Neither willl
the local community amount to much while it
loans its patronage to profit outsiders and thus
paralyze the business of insiders.
If we felt that there were any real saving in the
system of buying by mail, we would condone the
- i plan; but on the average, and when everything
j that enters into a satisfactory trade is all summed
~ I up, our honest opinion is that there is little or no
saving , while there is certainly a great loss to a
community in business
Recently we have been reading of the immense
fortunes that have been made by families that
have been connected with mail-order business
and we have been told of the tremendous dividends being earned or paid by these large-city
This  should open our eyes  to  the
If you had more respect for your job, it would
soon develop into more of a position; if you put concerns, .
more into your work, you would in time get more thoughts of pyalty to our home town, and prove
out 0f it that it is not all gold that glitters.
You know you cannot drop pennies into a slot Our suggestion to home-loving people with civic
machine and pick up gold dollars—the best you P"de is to close the catalogue and continue to
expect and get is a cube of chocolate or of chewing; buy of the local merchants who are helping to
gUm make the home town better and bigger.   And
How in the name of common sense can you get \ more: Buy where you actually see before you buy.
much when you give little? 	
There are times when unrest and dissatisfaction PROFITING BY FAILURE
with one's job are justifiable; there are situations         amnnv •  * u  *    ™i* „„„,„ ,„v,«»i, t„v,„
in business that we cannot change or are not best, TH,? SJ°?^ ',? told, °f ^ g°lf »a™ whl°h J(*n
for us; but before you decide that such is the con-: 1 D-. Rockefeller played some time ago. He
dition in your present job, be sure that the shoe .... missed an easy shot on the grMn. His ball
that pinches is not of your own making. ■    didn't go in the hole    He stopped the game and
The new job is only an opportunity to move; kept it waiting while he made that same shot ove
how you move into the new environment, just as *•*£.t™* to «"d 0U.V^ *hy.,he h?d+.mlss^'
in the old, is up to you.   Will you go forward, or and how he could avoid missing it next time That
will you go backward?   Remember, you cannot fves you a good idea of the way he gets things
stand still; it's either on and up, or down and out. doIle' .
 l_ It's a good lesson in persistence and determm-
KEEP IT AT HOME ation to know tne "8nt and wrong wav of doing
THE PEOPLE of this country spend millions things. Many of us can profit by such a lesson
of dollars ith the catalogue houses, This as this. In the game of business we make shots
staggering sum is sent to eastern cities and that don't hit the mark and still we don't stop to
other large centres from small tonws and strug- And ou why. Probably if we could get in the habit
gling communities like Cumberland. of analyzing things more closely and persist ib-
There may be an immediate saving effected j finding out just why certain things we do don't
on some of this buying; but when the local people succeed, more success would be our portion,
purchase from picture books for cash, and then: H we fail on once trying, it means there's a good
ask credit of their home-town merchants, they ; reason for our failures. It wont' do to take that
are indeed "picture book" pupils in true economy! as final. Let's sit down and analyze the stiuation
and certainly belong in the primer grade of the and study until we learn how to avoid that one
community class. ! failure.
CANADA'S DUTY
TO HERSELF
Hamilton, Ontario,
January 23, 1928.
To the Editor of
The Cumberland Islander:-
I am glad the Department of the Interior is realizing the terribly rapid
depletion of our raw forest products,
and is becoming alarmed about future
supply for her own Industries. I trust
this alarm will bring definite restraining action on the general export of
our raw natural resources at the approaching Session of Parliament.
The export of 1,500,000 cords of raw
pulp wood during the last year
brought us $15,000,00, which probably
went to apply on our National Debt
reduction of 66,000,000 In 9 months,
or $82,000,000 for the year.
Now if the same pulp wood had
been manufactured into finished paper
products In Canada, It would have
brought $90,000,000 at least, and for
higher grades of finished products it
would have brought towards $150,000-
000, which source alone would have
more than provided the $82,000,000
reduction of our National Debt this
year, as well as distributing an additional $100,000,000, largely In wages
in Canada.
Our foreat products last year amounted to $475,000,000, of which we
exported $283,000,000, which, If all
were manufactured here, would have
sufficient additional money to pay off
our National Debt In a few years.
I note the Alogma Steel Co. proposes to again use Canadian' iron ore
which used to be so popular in Canada, but in recent years Canada has
not used a ton of Canadian ore, except any small quantity that Bresco
might have used, running in a semi-
Idle way. Why the disuse of Canadian
ore of which we have more and better
quality than any other country In the
world? Do freight rates have any
bearing or effect on this?
Why haul United States ore 200
miles at 50c a ton and charge Alberta coal $11.00 a ton for a 2,500 mile
haul which should be 50 per cent less
per net ton.
Why should Canada buy such large
quantities of raw materials and finished products from the U. S. when
we have a super abundance ot both
at home?
If the $7,000,00 worth of raw
bestos we shipped to the U. S last year
had been manufactured into finished
products in Canada before being shipped, we would have received $77,000,-
000 for It, the difference would have
been spent in Canada, largely in
wages, etc., and its extra money product alone would have paid off that
$66,000,000 of our National Debt.
If our raw materials shipped to the
United States last year had been manufactured in Canada, it would have
necessitated an additional $1,000,000
being expended in wages, etc., here,
and necessitated our having an additional million population. |
If our nickel mattee, copper and|
other mtnnerals had been converted
into finished products in Canada last
year, it would have brought us many
millions of dollars, a larger per cent
of which would have been spent In
wages here.
Why not double our population
quickly in this way, rather than continue to pursue our usual immigration
policy, with small results.
In fact, if our raw materials which
are now exported were manufactured
in Canada for the next ten years it
would easily pay off our National
Debt and double our population.
I hope the Government will forecast
their intention of doing something
along this line In the speech from the
throne, a few days hence, but If they
don't then 1 hope the opposition will
propose an amendment embodying
these principles so they will be discussed, and that most members will
pronounce either for or against them.
If neither party moves in the matter
I hope an lndependant will move, and
bring it to a discussion and decision,
as tt seems very singular Hat 75 per
cent of the people should be opposed
to Canada's export of her raw materials, and yet can't get any effective
action on the matter.
Canada needs the Great Lakes-St.
Lawrence Water Ways Construction
it the earliest possible date, and she
needs perhaps more immediately the
Hydro Electric Power development
that must accompany this great work,
which should be done on the public
ownership and operation plan, for the
Tood of the whole people, especially
that portion In Canadian territory, sf
well as Canada's share of the International Section, which shares should
■>e definitely dellned before beginning
without nny Chicago diversion methyls being permitted.
Yours truly,
W. O. SEALEY
'CHEATING CHEATERS'
AN UNDERWORLD FILM
WITH RICH SETTINGS
One of the most beautiful and Impressive homes in Southern California provides the baegground for mosi
of the exterior scenes in "Cheating
Cheaters," the Universal - Jewell
which will be the feature at th Ilo-
Ilo Theatre this week end and at the
Gaiety the following week end.
The story is set in New York's underworld and the fashionable suburbs
of the great metropolis of the east.
The home used was that of W, R
Jewett. noted automobile manufacturer, who owns one of the wonder
spots in Pasadena. The beautiful
mansioon wish its colorful and picturesque surroundings is quite typical
of that section of the state. The home
was rented for the filming of this picture, the money received being donated to charity organizations hy the
Jewetts.
"Cheating Cheaters has besides its
gorgeous settings, a capable all-star
cast; including Betty Compson, playing the feminine role, Kenneth Harlan
taking the male lead, Sylvia Ashton,
Maude TurnerGordon, E. J. Ratcllffe,
Erwln Connelly. Eddie Grlbbon, Lu-
clen  Llttlefleld and Cesare Gravlna.
"DOWN THE STRETCH"
„ IS BIG AND RACEY
Marian    Nixon    and    Robert
Agnew Head All-Star Cast
in Film of Turf
"Down the Stretch," King Bagot's
Universal Jewell production showing
at the Ilo-Ilo this Monday, Jan. 30 and
at the Gaiety Tuesday, Jan. 31, depicts life behind the scenes at one of
America's largest race tracks and is
one of the most entertaining pictures
of the year.
"Down the Stretch" is a story of a
Jockey, excellently portrayed by Robert Agnew, who In the face of almost
Impossible odds, wins the hand of the
girl he loves, Marian Nixon, and extricates himself from a maze of befuddled circumstances. There are no
melodranatlc situations, no mortage
to be paid off, but the entire picture
is chuck full of real human Interest
and heart throbs.
King Bagot has gone to great
length to get realism in this picture
Instead of the usual studio horse race,
'.he entire cast went on location at the
Belmont race track and some of the
fastest horses In the country were
borrowed from their owners and
trainers for tne shots. Lady In Black
'.he mare ridden by Agnew, is one of
he best two-year olds in the country.
Ini addition to Agnew and the char-
nlng Miss Nixon, the oast embraces
t number of featured players, includ-
'ng Ward Crane, Otis Harlan, Virginia True Boardman and Ena Gregory.
SHARON LYNN IS
CAPABLE ACTRESS
Hollywood Is coming to know beau-
Iful Sharon Lynn as one of the most
iromlslng of leading women now enraged in making moving pictures.
Despite her wide reputation Miss Lynn
is a comparatively newcomer to the
screen. She has not played In any
large number of films, but her work
has been so outstanding in every single attempt, that she is much in demand for featured roles.
One of her first parts after being
signed by F.B.O. was the feminine
lead in "Aflame In the Sky." Taking
Into consideration the fact that MIsb
Lynn stepped right out of musical
comedy Into pictures without a break
having been discovered while in the
chorus of "Sunny." popular musical
show, her work in the picture was remarkable. Later followed a success
in "Clancy's Kosher Wedding," and
finally came her big role in "The Cow-
ard,"opposite Warner Baxter.
Direotors are unanimous In claim-!
ing Miss Lynn to be one of the most1
thoroughly capable young women In
moving piotures today.    Her  future
••emi unusually  bright.
At the ILO-ILO THEATRE
(This Week-end)
FRIDAY and SATURDAY, JAN. 27 and 28
A baffling, intriguing,
mysterious comedy drama
of two bands of "high-hat"
crooks bent on cheating
each other out of the spoils.
Don't cheat yourself of an
evening of entertainment
—see "Cheating Cheaters"
Also
a new series of
the "Collegians"
and
News Reel
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The Screen's Greatest Race Track Pictuie
Handsome, prancing, sleek thoroughbreds lined up at the tape
—what jockey's son could hold out longer against the inevitable lure of the silks and saddle?   What picture
fan in all the world will sit back unmoved while
this tensely dramatic epic of the turf, packed to the brim with tremendously emotional scenes unfolds in all its epic
intensity before him ? Not you!
You'll  laugh,   cry   and
cheer, and be mighty
glad to see it!
also
Chapter 4 of
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WEDNESDAY February 1st
Don't Miss this Dramatic Smash!
WARNER. BAXTER
Come and
See It!
A tremendously gripping story from the pen
of Arthur Stringer and
brought to the screen in
a sensational picture!
You'll   be thrilled as
never before!
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FRIDAY and SATURDAY Feb. 3 - 4
Judgment of the Hills
Starring
Virginia Valli
Frankie Darro
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THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
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Some of the Machinery producing the Islander and
Islander "Quality" Job Printing
In constant use for the past 10 years
Double Magazine Model Nineteen Linotype
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WHEN the L/inotype was first designed it was thought
that, at best, It would be used only for newspaper
composition, and, perhaps, no larger face than 8
point would be used. But such has been the excellence
of the machine and Its product that It has taken possession
of every branch of composition tor the printing traOaJ
Dlctlonia.ries.encyclopedlas, catalogues, editions de luxe,
books, magazines, newspaper advertisements, tabular work
and commercial job work are now set on the linotype. The
range in size and face is from five point to 42 point.
The~Linotype Is sometimes called a typesetting machine
hut this is not correct; It does not set type. ■ It is a different departure from the old type setting methods. It might
he considered a substitute fo:' type setting. It Is strictly
speaking, a composing machine, as it does composition,
but Its produot is not set typo, but solid slugs In the form
of lines of type with the printing face cast on one edge.
The original Linotype carried 90 characters in one magazine and Hie mold was stationary; thatis, in order to
change the length or thlckne s of the slug the entire mold
vas removed and another substituted. The development
ot the machine from lite original type has been steady and
gradual. As printers learned to adapt their work to the
midline and the machine lo the work, they demanded
more of the Linotype and Improvements began to appear*.
Tho two-letter matrix, which give the operator ISO char-
actors in. the magazine instead of 90; the Universal Adjustable .Mold, which made the change of slug in length or
thickness the work of a minute; the two magazine machine
which gave the operator 360 characters; the quick change
machines, wltich permit a complete change of magazines
in one minute by one man; and the last grand triumph,
the three magazine Linotype and the four magazine Linotype. The former giving the operator a selection of six
or more faces, 640 characters; the later, eight or more
faces and 720 characters. With the original machine only
the text matter of newspapers could be set; with the modern four magazine machine the entire paper, heads ads.,
and text can lie set from the machine without change of
magazines.
Recently Installed
Model 14, Linotype, Three Main Magazines and Auxiliary
*
Chandler & Price Platen Presses
FOR smaller work we liav
Presses, 12 x 18, and a
Wade. The latter Is use
Envelopes, Business Cards. Ri
The design and mechanics
Price Platen Press are a.i near
can be made. It has no eomp:
In all its movements. The prod
and Price Press is a purely i
be run as fast as It can be feci,
as brief as its duty permits, bu
the sheet is being fed.   Chand;
i two Chandler and Price Platen
mial! English Plaicn Frew by J.
; principally for very small jobs,
Tie Tickets and oo forth.
principles of tlie Chandler and
y "fool proof' as a Printing Press
•aierl parts and is simplicity itself
act to be obtained (mm a Chandler
ar.on si equation.   The Press can
Every movement of every part is
t platen is in rest (luring the time
or and Price Presses have gained
Prompt
executicti  of orders—backed
up by the high standard o£
our workmanship—hoe gained us a reputation as Reliable Printers.
And Other Equipment
an enviable reputation amongst Printers everywhere. The Brat
of these presses was built in 1880. and most of them are still In
operation.
We also have a Chandler and Price Paper Cutter, very simple
in construction, having no extra parts and all parts are Interchangeable, wherever possible. Whilst this cutter Is from two
to three hundred pounds heavier than most makes of the same
size, this extra, metal is so distributed as to withstand strains.
In addition to the above machinery, weJiave the usual smiill
machinery found In Printing Offices and absolutely necessary
for the quick turning out of orders. Boston Wire Stitcher, per-
foratting Machine, Numbering and Punching Machines,, Stereotyping Equipment, Rule and Lead Cutters and Metal Boiler.
Babock One Revolution Standard
Press Prints The Islander
Good
Printing will help you to sell more
goods. Entrust your requirements
with us. We retain a highly efficient staff while our motto Is "Good Printing Delivered on Time."
"A" to "Z" of Printing
ALL ARTISTS do not crea'e pictures of equal
merit. All composers do not caneeive music
beauty and melody. All writers are not
equally skilled in choosing anil using Ihemes and
words.
NOR IS ALL PRINTING ALIKE. SUPERIOR
PRINTING IS NOT ALONE A MATTER OP
EQUIPMENT OR OF MATERIALS, OF TIME OR
EVEN OF SKILL. RATHER, IS IT A COMBINATION OF THESE THING;! AND A GREAT
MANY MORE.
One ot the essentials of good printing is an
adequate supply of typo faces.   The most skilful
f
Old Style Hand Press
Newspaper Press of 60 Years Ago
"A" to "Z" of Printing
of printers—even those who may be capable of
creating splendid examples of the 'printing art—
aire unable to produce the desired results unless
they have type faces in sufficient variety to correctly convey the full meaning of the printed
message.
One of the many reasons why The Islander
prdduces SUPERIOR PRINTING Is that Its supply
of well selected type faces is really ADEQUATE.
The importance of this will be apparent to you
If you have us do your next Job of printing.
A Familiar Scene in an Up-to-Date Office
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Let Us Know Your Wants
IF YOU are in the market for a job of printing of any description, let us know
your wants. We will do the rest. Our staff is composed of practical printers
with many years of experience and with the excellent equipment we now have
can handle any job, large or small. We do our utmost to give our many customers
just what they want WHEN THEY WANT IT. Our prices will compare favorably
with any other printer on the Island—we have been told our quality is better and
can safely lay claim to being the best Job Printing Plant on Vancouver Island.
Go Through Your List-Let Us Know Your Wants
Letterheads, Statements, Billheads, Loose Leaf Ledger Sheets, Posters, Business
Cards, Wedding Stationery, Programmes Dance or Dinner Invitations
in fact anything that is printed.    Our prices are right
and our quality Al. If not convenient for
you to call, use the telephone
our  number is 35
Cumberland.
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THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FRIDAY,   JANUARY  27,   1918
Cumberland H. S. Chronicler
Education in the Schools
We have in the past written considerably about the value of a high
school education in general and Its
value to tlle local students In particular. We propose to take up this
question again.
We believe the coarse of study is
totally  unsuited to the needs of the
students    attending   the    local   higli
school,   To illustrate our contention
the curriculum is as follows; Algebra
Geometry. Arithmetic. Latin, French.
History. Chemisiry. English Compos
ition,   Literature and   Physics.    This
is admirably suited to those who in
tend to take up a profession in which
a    thorough    knowledge    ot    higher
mathematics   Is   a   necessity.     Some
may desire a classic education—they
will find Latin aind French suited to
their needs.   We are sure that In all
the years the present curriculm has
has bee.i  in force, scarcely a dozen
students have found it suitable or In
any way beneficial to the pursuance
of a career.    To the majority of the
pupils it has been a waste of time and
money.   We are aware that the course
of study is based on the one In force
at the U.B.C.   Consequently unless s
pupil  is going to attend U.B.C, his
meagre knowledge gained is useless
to the  pursuance of any particular
career.    He  will go Into  the  world
with a  nodding acquaintance of Al-
bebra, Latin and French.    The only
subjects which will be of use to him
and of vital importance are; History.
Higher  Arithmetic,  Composition  and
Literature.    It is generally conceded
that in order to succeed in this commercial   world   of   keen   competition,
one must specialize in his chosen profession.   In view ot this fact the subjects enumerated above are of the utmost Importance in whatever field of
endeavor   the  student  chooses.    One
frequently sees advertisements pointing  out  the   great  necessity   of  the
ability to speak correot English and
how to say exactly what one means in
clear concise language.   The importance of this Is not exaggerated, especially in the business world, no matter
what your profession may lie.   A busi
ness man of today is judged not only
by his business integrity, but also on
his ability to say clearly what he
wishes to say. This may sound absurd and simple, but try It—It's easier
said than done. The best means to
accomplish this is in high school
througli a greater and more Intensive
study of English. This Is not so much
the duty of the teacher, but of the Ed-
eational Board to specify that it
should be done, as was mentioned In
the school paper before. We used to
hold debates every week end but unfortunately this has been discontinued
The reason was printed several Issues
ago. This need not prevent the pupils
from holding debates every Friday
ever lug in the class room under the
supervision of some Interested citizen.
The students will never have cause
SYNOPSIS OF
LANOACTAMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over IS years of age
and by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation
and improvement for agricultural
purposes.
Full information concerning regu
lations regarding Pre-emptions is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Government Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Laud Commissioner of tile Land Recording Division, m which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of 31° per acre. Including
clearing and cultivating at least (lvs
acres, before Crown Grant can be
received.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for pur
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) hind Is }."
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.00 por acre. Further Information regarding purchase or least
of Crown lands is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions including payment of
Btumpage.
HOMESTEAD LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as bomesltes,
conditional upon n dwelling beine
erected In the first year, title being
obtained after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled and
land has been surveyed.
LEASES
For grazing and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or u
company.
GRAZING
Under the GrazIiiK Act the Province Is divided Into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing      Commissioner. Annual
grazing permits are issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free,
permits are available for settlers,
campers and travellers, up to ten
head.
Hospital Report
For the Year 1927
The annual report ot St. Joseph's
Hospital, Comox, for   the   year 1927,
was submitted to the board of directors at a meeting held January 12th.
THE YEAR'S RECORDS
No. of Patients, Jan. 1st, 1927     15
No. of Patients admitted during
the year     428
No. of Patients treated during the
year     **3
No. of Births      68
No. of Deaths       15
(2 infants, 2 children, 11 adults
Of this number, 3 occurred within 48 hours' of admission.)
No. Patients   discharged   during
the year     426
Mo. Patients carried Into 1928     17
Mo. of days' treatment (ordinary) 5494
Mo. days' treatment (Tb.)      260
So. days' treatment (Indian)     224
Mo. of "Out-patients" (not Included in other number)      40
No. Patients admitted to Isolation
cottage          5
No. of Tb. Patients        4
No. of Medical Patients      121
No. of Surgical Patients (major) 10
No. Surgical Patients (minor) ....   175
No. X-Ray Examinations   85
No. of Consultations      20
No. of General Anaesthetics     140
Daily average of patients .... 16.38
Patients average   days'   stay   In
Hospital   W.49
Per capita Cost   W.18
FINANCIAL  STATEMENT     -
Receipts
Government Grants (per capita)  $ 3.879..20
Government Grants (liquor revenue)      1,369.25
Provincial Board of Health      85.00
Department of Indian Affairs 596.00
Department of Soldiers' Civil
Re-Establishment         410.70
The City of Courtenay       604.80
Patients: general or paying.... 6,767.74
Workmen's Compensation B'd 1,976.15
Contract   (Comox   Logging It
Railway Co     4,425.65
Donations       »'*•««
147.23
60.00
113.84
62.50
306.00
$21,178.72
Expenses
Drugs, liquors, medical and surgical supplies $ 1,201.06
Equipment renewals, X-ray and
laboratory supplies       807.26
Food, maintenance, etc     2,957.13
Charts, telephone, office exp. 231.93
Fuel, light and power, water..      912.46
Salaries, wages     11,405.25
Buildings and grounds     1,107.96
Laundry supplies and repairs       57.61
Insurance: Fire and Accident      439.50
Workmen's Compensation B'd       21.65
Interest and payment on mortgage     1,601.25
Labor on new sun room         70.00
$20,705.06
Total Receipts for year $21,178.72
Total Expenses for year $20,705.06
SUMMARY
Total Receipts for year   $21,178.72
Totnl Expenses for year $20,705.06
Current  Expenses     $19,033.81
Expended on Capital Acct $ 1,671.25
Surplus $     473.66
Jan.   1st,   Cash-book   balance
(deficit)  $     354.03
Total Receipts for year   $21,178.72
Total Expenses for year $20,705.06
Dec.  31st.  Cash-book  balance
(surplus)   $     119.63
RESOURCES
Bonds: City of Courtenay.. $     500.00
Shares In Comox Waterworks $5,100.00
Bills payable to us   $10,000.00
Real Estate       4,000,00
Hospital Buildings     38,300.00
Equipment        10,200.00
$68,219.73
LIABILITIES
Capital Debt   $ 8,000.00
Mortgage on Property       8,500.00
Bills payable by us       1,500.00
$18,000.00
Certified correct
(Signed) J. A. CARTHEW,
JOHN CONWAY,
Auditors.
to regret this training.
In previous years there has been a
normal class, this year, however, no
students applied. Perhaps it is just a*
well, the profession is a crowded out1,
consequently very few graduates ever
become teachers. This is the only
course in high school where one can,
with  minimum of expense  more or
appealing manner to invest a difficult
role and series of situations with a
heart interest It would not have had
without his excellent performance.
Virginia Valli gives, what is undoubtedly one of her finest performances
as the school teacher who Tad loves,
and who eventually manages to infuse
some  self-respect   Into  the   brother.
less, command a career. The rest arc i The brother, Brant Dennlson, Is play-
left In the cold. Frankly speaking, > ed by Orville Caldwell, who was the
the students graduate, and then work' knight in the "Passion Play," and
In the mine or lounge around thej this superb actor excells himself in
streets. It is certainly not their fault.:, all his scenes. Caldwell's was a hard
They are blessed with a slight know-1 role to fill and the actor deserves a
ledge of Algebra, Latin, etc., and it is j world of credit tor his clever and
of no earthly use to them. What ] sympathetic performance.
could they possibly do with it?   One;    The director also deserves no little
Other sources	
Interest on City Bonds .
Refunds	
E. & N. Railway	
Comox Waterworks	
might say "go to varsity and finish
your course." That is all very fine
but as everyone knows It Is not always financially possible. The idea!
curriculm Is one wherein a student
can graduate with sufficient qualili
cations,from high school, without the
necessity of attending U.B.C.
As we see it, a student oan get nowhere with the present course unless
he goes to U.B.C. or the Normal
School. We cannot say offhand whai
course of study would be the most
beneficial, because the students apparently don't know themselves. It
is an education and yet it isn't, it fits
them for no particular trade, in other
words It is more of a liability than an
asset.
We .suggest .however, a thorough
training in elementary business practices of every day life. The number of
people who cannot make out a cheque
properly, is surprising. This knowledge is of a greater economic value
than being able to mutter a few scraps
of Latin.
What Is your opinion?
Address all communications to the
editor of the C.H.S.
praise for his skilful work. "Judgment of the Hills" hakes place with
"Mother," "The Magic Garden," "Laddie," and the rest of the J. Leo Meehan
productions, among which there Is not
one picture that Is not entertainment
to the las too.
ping and dogs. Samuel Alexander
White's fine series of fiction on the old
fur trading days In the Northwest is
concluded with another thrilling complete story. Another interesting article is one by Robert James, descriptive of the Island of Anticostl at the
mouth of the St Lawrence.
DR. VV. BRUCE GORDON
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
CUMBERLAND, B.C.
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GREAT CAST IN FILM
AT THE ILO-ILO THEATRE
Virginia    Valli    and    Frankie
Darro Are Excellent
X boast of a better cast or more perfect acting than "Judgment of the
Hills," the F.B.O. Gold Bond which
comes to the Ilo-Ilo Theatre Friday
and Saturday, February 3rd and 4th.
The acting throughout is Bplendld
every member of the cast filling their
role to perfection and acting as It
they really meamt their roles.
Little Frankie Darro Is superb as
kid brother and manages through his
-     ROD AND GUN
Covering a wide field of outdoor act
ivities, the February Issue of Rod and
Gun and Canadian Silver Fox New3,!
just published, is an exceptionally In-!
toiesting number, Bonnycastle Dale,
well known writer for the magazine,
this month contributes an unusually
interesting story on hunting brant on
the Pacific and Atlantic coass. An
enllghenlng discussion of the Rainy
Lake damming proposals is concluded
by Arthur Hawkes.
Among other stories and regular
departmental features are some splendid hunting and fishing articles on
bird life, guns and ammunition, trap-
Union Hotel
Cumberland, B. C.
Electrically Heated
Throughout
Our Service is the BEST
R. YATES, Proprietor
Phone 15 Phone 15
ELECTRIC WASHER
Made by WINCHESTER Arms Co.
It's Wringerless!
It Washes
Blues
Rinses
and
Line Dries
Then Empties Itself!
Phone for a Demonstration In Your Home.
CASH $180- OnTerm8$190
Sold By
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
. DINING ROOM
jOur DiiiinK Room offers good food,)
| Koo.l  service,  reasonable   charges, j1
jKirgGeorge Hotel*
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MALT
PHOENIX EXTORT LAGER
BEER as a MALT BEVERAGE has a decided and beneficial
place in the lives of human
beings; it is a HEALTH FOOD
as well as a HEALTH DRINK
and has a very nourishing and
invigorating reaction upon the
human system.
The use of PHOENIX EXPORT
LAGER BEER is very highly
recommended as an aid to
digestion because it is properly
brewed and aged and
absolutely pure.
Ilrcwi'd ami [tattled by flu
VICTORIA BREWING CO. LIMITED
Victoria) lie.
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
TO KEEP "CLOSED" PLUMBING "OPEN"
This is a i/g-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, Ire, and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water a'iiil Boiler Inspection.
CUMBERLAND AND UNION WATER WORKS CO.
Limited.
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director.
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Victor ia-
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d.     1/ictSria. B.C
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Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
Lumber
In every sorts of building materials,
MOULDINGS,
WINDOWS, DOOHS,
SHINGLES,
KILN DRIED FLOORINGS.
AND   FURNISHINGS
WE DELIVER TO ANYWHERE IN SHORT
NOTICE WITH  REASONABLE CHARGES.
Royston Lumber Co.
Limited.
CUMBERLAND, B. C.
PHONES J Nlght cnll9: 134X Courteng],
[ Offlce: 159 Cumberland.
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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
Cumberland, B. C.
Coast - Okanagan
Telephone Service
It is now possible to alk to such points as
Armstrong, Enderby, Kelowna, Penticton, Sum-
merland and Vernon from mainland coast and
Vancouver Island telephones.
B. C. TELEPHONE COMPANY FRIDAY,   JANUARY  27,   1928
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
PAGE FIVE
DANGEROUS VARICOSE VEINS
REDUCEDJRJONEY SACK
This  Simple   Home  Treatment   Is   Giving   Amazing  Results
Rub Gently Upward and Toward the
Heart as Blood In Veins Flows
That Way
It you or any relative or friend
Is 'worried because ot varicose veins
or bunches, the besit advice that anyone in the world con give you Is to
ask your druggist tor an original two-
I ounce bottle ot Moone's Emerald Oil
(tull strength) and apply night, and
morning to the swollen enlarged veins
Soon you will notice that they are
growing smaller and the treatment
should be continued until the veins
are ot normal size. So penetrating
and powerful is Emerald Oil that even
Tiles are quickly relieved. All druggists sell lots of It.
Local Burns' Club
(Continued from Page One)
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RILEY'S TRANSFER
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
5ST    PROMPT ATTENTION     ^
COAL    —    GENERAL HAULING    —    WOOD
of all descriptions
David Hunden, Junr.
We are happy
WE WERE made very happy today by being
Congratulated  on  the  catering  for  the
recent Burns' Banquet, which we undertook
on short notice.
SPECIALS  FOR SATURDAY
Cream Rolls, Cream Buns, Cream Sponges, Golden
Brown Doughnuts, Girdle Scones, Meat Pies.
Mann's Bakery
The Home of High Class Cakes and Pastries
PhOne 18 Cumberland
Egg exports from British Columbia
last season exceeded all previous records, amounting to 200 carloads compared with 100 carloads for the 1926
season.
Shipments of Canadian flour to
Japan through the port of Vancouver,
B.C., last year exceeded one million
barrels, freight traffic statistics show.
CONTINUING OUR JANUARY SALE
Men and Young
Men it will pay you
to buy your clothing from us.  We are giving
unequalled values in Suits and Pants
Men's All Wool Serge Suits double and single        0-1 /» QC
breasted styles at    «D±0»t7t)
Men's High Grade Navy Blue All Wool Serge Suits flJOJ QC
regular (85 Value. Our Price  &*Vt,i/0
Men's Navy Blue Serge and Mixed Tweed Pants trom $2.95
Men's Fine Dress Sox All Wool In Black, Heatlier and   Kftp
Tan at per pair ..._ tWv
LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S' HOSIERY AT SALE PRICES
Ladies' Silk and Wool Hose In the leading colors 7^p
Reduced to, per pair    ' ''*'
Ladies' Silk and Lisle Hose In the wanted shades 7^iP
„ Regular $1.00 Value, Sale Pride   *™V
We absolutely guarantee every pair.   Or your money back.
See our line of Heavy Ribbed Black Hose,'sizes ^ftf»
8 to 10H at only, per pair OW*
Ladles' Sweaters In Silk and Wool, Black and White and the
leading shades of Fawn, Nude and Mauve (PfT QE
Reduced from 17.50 and WM, at W.05 and    00*00
BARGAINS IN TOWELS trom 350 Per Pair.
THE MANUFACTURERS' AGENCY
Mackenzie & Partridge
Opposite Post Office, Cumberland
patriotism, so now let us drink to the
"Dear Old Land."
Song, "My Aln Folk," Mr. T. Robertson.
Recitation, Mr. R Strachan.
The toasit to "Our Adopted Country,"
was propesd by Mayor Alex Maxwell,
"Very few realize how great a country Canada Is and how vast are her
resources.    These are In reality the
greatest in the world.   Canada Is larger than the U.S.A., and also larger
j than the whole of Europe.   There Is
l not one province but can  boast of
some individuality.    The wheat pro-
i duoing countries of the world are at
I tile present time   falling   behind In
I production and are beginning to look
to Canada.    If the settlers continue
ito come from Britain, Canada can be
kept a white country.   That Is what
is needed to promote prosperity.   After the toast was drunk, the company
joined in singing "O Canada."
i    Song, "Afton Water," Mrs. C. Spoon
er.
The toast "To the Lassies," 'was
most ably proposed by Dr. G. K. Mac-
naughton,  causing much merriment.
"This toast deserves an honorable
place at any banquet, for from the
ladles' Burns received Inspirations
for many of his poems.
Perhaps the first toast was drunk
by Adam and Eve although we cannot
quite say In what beverage. After
Adam had secured a supply of mountain dew and filled two receptacles
he probably asked Eve If she would
not care to drink, to which Eve replied, "I do not care A-dam If I do."
Darwin has set forth his theories
on the decent of man but no one has
yet had the nerve to write a book on
th decent of woman. However, every
married man knows that execept on
payday very few women have de-cent
left.
This dew Is not related to the
Scotch mist.
As no one has decided to write on
the decent of woman, we must 'turn
to the scriptures. After the Lord had
created all else he made man to live
in the garden. However, he became
lonesome and grew paler and thinner
each day. Pink pills for pale people,
and a few bottles of Lydia Plnkham's
Vegetable Compound were tried without success, so as it was a case of
kill or cure the Lord pescribed woman, a wife.
As this is leap year It would be well
for some of the bachelors to try this
medicine, but It must not be shaken,
and only onet spoon is allowed before
meals.
The first patient of all time was Adam, in the Garden hospital. The original par value of women was, to
speak In stock market terms, one bone
but this stock has Increased many
times since then.
Now, as Eve was created there was
the question of dress, she might have
used a rose petal, a gossamere butterfly wing, or a hat trimmed with
humming birds also sllkwork stockings. However, she chose a useful
evryday dress, the tig leaf
Man scientists say, has three kinds
ot ribs, true false and floating. Woman must have been made from the
false.
After a time, there was big row In
the family and Eve started to raise
Cain. One afternoon she had been at
afternoon tea and, as old woman, stayed longer than she should have done,
not being able to And the can-opener
when she returned , she fed Adam on
green apples. From then she was
the tall of man.
The virtues and graces of Scotch
lassies, have been well told by Burns.
Women are great forces for good
and evil. In every tragedy and comedy, a women takes the leading part.
The Scotch are tamed for their
strength ot character and are In the
vanguard ot all human progress.
Burns desired beauty of character
as well as figure. Now I ask you all
to rise with me and drink to the lassies.
The toast was responded to by Mrs.
E. L SAUNDERS
UP-TO-DATE SHOE REPAIRER.
It pays to have your shoes repaired as they wear
longer after repairing than when new.
I aim to give the best in Material, Workmanship and
Service at—
THE FAMILY SHOE REPAIRERS
Note address— Opposite the Drug Store.
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ACCOMMODATION THE BEST
Rooms Steam Heated j
W. MEBRIFIELD, Prop.       |
lEiBMaaMEiBEiaEiaiaMaEiSMaMaai
rO     Qtdekly	
Irritated Throats   ",
Slowly iwaHow a tip of "Bockler1!".
You'll be astonished by the mmediat*
relief tt brings to m sore, inflanwd
throat.  Singers, speakers and smokers
should never be without it   The first
■ done clears and soothes the throat and J
i bronchial tubes —and there are 40
_\   doses In a 76-cont bottle!   At all
l\ druggists and guaranteed
1_V      W. K. Buckler, Limited.
V 141 Mutual St, Toronto 1,
RUCKLEYS
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■la lip.
J. H. Cameron. She thanked Dr MacNaughton and reminded him that If
woman was made trom a rib man was
dust under the lassies feet. Also If
women's dress Is today scanty and
more like that of Eve, the men have
not yet had the courage to resort to
the costume of Adam.. However, although he has said much about us, we
all know he is very fond of the lassies and In regard to the men may 1
repeat the old saying, "With all their
faults we love them still."
Song, "The nameless Lassie," Mrs.
T. Cessford.
Violin selections by Mr. J. Walker.
The chairman, Mr. J. L. Brown, then
proposed a toast to the visitors. This
was responded to by Mr. J. Idiens and
Mr. Harvey. Mr. Idiens made some
witty remarks about the Scotch, saying, "The Scotchmen are found everywhere, one even being found in Heaven. They are the material far much
humor and it the Scots, were done
away with, the pen would suffer
greatly. The Scotch head for Canada
In fact some of the more enterprising
are arranging to be born here to save
their fares. However, though so
many jokes are told about the Scotchman's mean qualities, this does not
say that they are really mean. They
are just the happy medium." ■
Mr. Harvey also made a few witty
remarks,
Song, "The Cornrigs," Mr. Altken.
Piper Stewart then gave a few selections on the bag-pipes and Miss
Verna Murray danced the.rHighland
Fling.
Following this the company went
upstairs and finished the evening by
dancing.
A
DICTIONARY COST
OVER ONE MILLION
Oxford's Famous Lexicon Figured to Represent Much
Greater Outlay than
Reported
■j
Concerning the cost of the just
completed Oxford dictionary, Frank
H. Vizetelly, writing to the New York
Times, says:
'If the delegates of the Clarendon
Press, Oxford, paid Dr. Murray less
than £1,000 a year, or $5,000, for his
plans and his services as editor-in-
chief, they must have been pikers.
Figure for yourself ?5,000 a, year for
thirty-six years and you will find the
yield to be $180,000 Add to that the
salaries of Henry Bradley at £600, or
,500, a year for thirty-four years,
total $85,000; that of William Craigle
at £333, or $1,667 a year for twenty-
seven years, total $45,009, and that
of C. T. Onions at £333, or $1,667 a
year for fourteen years, total $23,338,
and you get a grand total ot $333,347
for salaries for four men alone.
You refer to twenty-odd volumes.
There are ten according to the plan
of the book on my shelves. The total
number of pages runs to 15,000 of
three columns, size 7<4 by 10 Inches,
of solid type that could not have
been set and electrotyped for less
than $10 per page. This Trould yield
you $160,000, and the composition and
electrotyping no doubt cost more than
this.
But what about the 'rent that was
paid during the seventy-one years
that have'elapsed since the date when
the book was begun In 1857 and the
present time? What about the paper
and the press work and the binding?
And what about the clerical staff and
the 1,300 persons who worked on it?
If the truth were told, the cost on historical principles would exceed $1,-
000,000.
® B
TRY
A.   Henderson
FOR
SMOKERS'
SUPPLIES
See  our large  range
of PIPES at
35c and 50c
In   selecting   your   Chocolates,
always choose the best at little
extra cost.
We sell Moir's—always
fresh.
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24 TELEFIIONE-
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TAXI
Car  leaves   Cumberland   Hotel
at 9:00 a.m. every Sunday and
meets boat at Union Bay.
Review No. 17
W.B. A. Installation
Review No. 17, W. B. A., installed
its officers on Thursday evening as
follows: President, Mrs. Grace Mc-
neil; Vlce-Preslden, Mrs. Annie Davis
Past President, Mrs. Susan Covert;
Treasurer, Mrs. lice Miller; Financial
Secretary, Mrs. Mary Hudson; Chaplain Mrs Mary Devoy; Recording Secretary, Mrs. Mary Frelone; Sergeant,
Mrs. IsabeUe Brown.; Hostesses, Mrs.
Ellen Potter and Mrs. Ellen Miller;
Lady-of-Ceremonles, Mrs. EHzaeth
Morgan; Captain, Mrs. Florence Parkinson; Press Correspondent, Mrs.
Annie Davis; Junior Supervisor, Mrs.
IsabeUe Brown; Lady-of-the-Day Mrs.
Gertrude Sommervllle; Miss Canada,
and Miss W. A., Mrs. Ellen Carney,
and Mrs. Margaret Herd; Standard
Bearers, Mrs. Coe and Mrs Saunders.
In charge of the ceremonies ot Installation were: Mrs. Frelone, Mrs.
Bryant and Mrs. Stant. The president
asked Mrs. Frelone and Mrs. Sommervllle, who were installing officers tor
1927 and Mrs. Home retiring Junior
Supervisor to accept lovely ouquets
In appreciation of their work. After
the meeting a social time was spent,
when a box of chocolates donated by
Mrs. J. J. Potter was rattled, Mrs. J.
D. Davis holding the lucky ticket	
The Junior Rose Court of the W. B.
A. elected and Installed new officers
on Wednesday afternoon. . Miss lone
Morgan was chosen Queen; Mrs. Is
abelle Brown, new Junior Supervisor
was In charge and will direct the eau-
itlful work of this court for tne rear
Many intersMng events are looked
forward to by the members and 1928
promises to be a most successful year.
City Meat
Market
Phone 111
START THE NEW YEAR
RIGHT AND PHONE US
YOUR   MEAT   ORDERS,
AND GET THE BEST!
Prompt Deliveries
GIVE US A TRIAL!
Ford Is Not In
Any Price War
New York, Jam 21—Asked at the
Ford Industrial Exposition regarding
the much talked of automobile prices,
Mr. Ford stated: "I know nothing of
what other manufacturers are doing.
We are making our car as cheaply as
we can possibly make It and there the
price stands. We have done everything we can in production to give
the best that can be given for the least
money."
The Ford plants have now reached
a production of 1,000 cars per day,
which is the key of the situation to
heavy mass production and It Is expected that It ■will be stepped up beyond this number by leaps and bounds
Orders on file throughout the United States and Canada run into hundreds of thousands, while but very
few people have had the thrill of riding In the new car.
As 1928 becomes older the effect of
the Ford Company again entering the
industrial Held will be felt to a most
advantageous degree. Many persons
have wondered why Mr. Ford has
been able to turn out a car costing
between 100 and 200 dollars less than
any other manufacturer today represents a complete industrial chain in
which every link is strong.
The cycle ot Ford manufacture begins in the Iron and coal mines, follows Ford owned transportation
routes and completes the conversion
and fabrication of the materials. Only
completed Ford products are placed
in the hands of the customer. This
control of the raw materials by one
organization without any thought as
to Or responsibility of profit as it
passes from' stage to stage enables
the Ford Motor Company to turn out
a car ot quality equal to that ot a
thousand dollars higher In price 'with
but one profit and that on the final
product.
The Inclusion In the new car of
many features heretofore only found
as standard equipment on the very
finest of motor cars or in exceptional
cases as extra equipment at an additional price on some cans has been
one of the marvelous surprises and
wonders of the new car. The use of
Houdallle hydraulic shock absorbers
as standard equipment is an excellent
sample of Inbuilt quality. The use
of roller bearings throughout, even
to replacing bushings on the spindles
and the design of the rear axle, which
Is of the floating type and should live
out the life of the car, are a few of
the features built Into this 1928 Ford
ot 1930 standards. A multiple disc
clutch and Lincoln transmission allow an ease ot driving to the owner
only found in expensive cars. The
motor, silent, smooth, develops forty
horsepower and enables the driver
to enjoy the same pleasure In speed
pickup and hill-cllmblng ability as by
the most expensive cars on the road
today. The road ability and comfort
of this new car can only be appreciated by an actual demonstration of this
new car's abilities. The beauty of design In the bodies and the quality of
the finish has the appeal to ownership.
TIDE TABLE for COMOX DISTRICT
JANUARY
Date     Day     Time H't.   Time Ht.
Time
Ht.     Time          H't
20   |    F.    | 5:51   12.8 | 10:33   11.1      I
14:32
12.1   |   22:21          1,4
21   |    Sa.   | 6:25   13.3 | 11:23   11.0
15:07
12.0   |   22:58          0.9
22   |    S.    i 6:57   13.5 | 12:06   10.8
18:48
11.9   |   22:36          0.7
23   |    M.    | 7:27   13.6 | 12:47   10.3
16:35
11.8
24   |    Tu.  | 0:16    u.7 |   7:56   13.7     l
13:27
9.6   |   17:34         11.6
25   |    W.    1 0:57    1.0 |   8.24   13.7     |
14:08
8.7   |   18:39         1L3
26   |    Th.  | 1:39    1.8 |   8:53   13.7
14:52
7.7   |   19:49         10.9
27   ;    P.    | 2:22    3.0 |   9:23   13.8
15:40
6.7   |   21:04         10.5
28   |    Sa.    | 3:06    4.5 |   9.54   13.5
18:35
5.6   |   22:25         10.2
29   |    S.    | 3:54    6.2 | 10:27   13.4
17:33
4.5   |   23:58         10.3
30   |    M.    | 4:51    7.9 | 11:04   13.2
18:34
3.4   |
31   |    Tu.   | 1:37   10.9 |   8:04    9.5      |
11:48
13.1   |   19:34          2.4
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
FACING POST OFFICE        DUNSMUIR AVENUE
A Few Everyday Bargains
AT OUR STORE. EACH ONE A MONEY SAVER.
Good Bulk Tea, per lb   550
White Star Tea, per lb   650
Blue Ribbon Tea, per tb   750
We stock Nabob, Braids  Best, Malklns  Best etc.
Pride of B. C. Salmon 14b, 2 for 25*
C. & B. Extra Choice Salmon, Ms _ 250
Brunswick Sardines, 3 tins for  250
King Oscar Sardines, per tin  150
Clark's Veal Loaf, H«. per tin ...-  25p
Carnation and St. Charles Milk, tall, per can  120
Carnation and St. Charles, baby slie, 3 for  200
Sesqui Matches, per packet  -.._  400
Royal Crown Cleanser, Shaker, each  -  100
Old Dutch Cleanser 2 for  250
White Laundry Soap, 5 for 250
White Swan Soap, 6 for _...  250
Excellent Brooms, each   450
Al Quality Broom, each  950
Heinz Tomato Ketchup, per bottle   810
Clark's Tomato Ketchup, per bottle   240
Toilet Paper, 7 .rolls for  _  250
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
Phone 155 Cumberland avr*r!
P4SPSIX
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, 83(31
PR1DAV,   JANUARY  % tl»S8>
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Silk, fully 36* inches wide, extra value,
, _; our price will be $1.00 per yard secure
a length now, you can bu'y'enough for    fl*Q C A
ft fuE,dress for  :;...,'r".,..,,.„..^_kl. .   «DO.D\J
Black Duchess Silk, a very fine quality, fully 36 inches
A3V  'wide sWthe-dVe'is thft.best fiji  RA
u Hy,prieeiiwi?.y«d;\ui _,..,•....._ «>u • tPxeOU
isaako tahm auoy UggJJ. '
, About 10 Mackinaw Coats in our stock and for a quick
clearance we will offer our regular $9.75 for' $7.95
and we have a few to clear for (ft/* QP
secure one^npw before it is too late '■■'■• tpO.J/U
Boys' shirts and Drawers, a table' With garments of
Various .kinds., Values" to $1.50 clearing r7fc,_
it per' garffint. HsSS"* «2?>?.S'  ... iOC
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Ask to see our real lines of.T6Wel$ our 75c per pair
towel is one of the besr w'6'1 Kaye. ever offered at
this price.   i ....    ,,,,.[ '"''|L:"!'';
Our $1.00 line is a real good towel, beautiful quality
and will give yoti ifeal service.
GIRLS' COATS, only a (ew left, arid we have reduced
them to a price whiiih should make them attractive.
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Mr. Harold Grant spent the -week
rad at home returning to Valdez Is-
. land Monday morning. :.;:;.;
'fftel XIei.Tilteari!ttog scaler for
Comox Logging Co.) left for Valdez
Island Monday last:'    -..u ■■ .
The many friends, of Mr. J. Miller
will be pleased to know that he Is
risking a speedy recovery trom1 the!
painful accident' he met with;.
1' "'Mr. W. Paquette; Jack Webber and
"Murdock McAllister all 16ft on Mon-
. (for, last tor Port, Alberni where they
■will work for the A. P. L. Lumber Co.
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Mrs. William Robinson, ot Nanaimo
■is ,sptnjdi»*^fj»ir,day* wHlt\ NriH>d.
.llm-^i'fehttril^-"   .-;'v.-»..-*£»»'..>■.
Mrs. B. Pearse brought her household effects trom Vancouver and has
1 started  housekeeping In the cottage
belonging to Mr T. Pearse.' '
7 .Mrs. C. White returned from Alberni
last week end.    B-.J I
U IE Pi '' ■: 7" . .'
, Mr. William Plercy, who. has been
spending several weeks with ills parents, Mr. arid Mrs. M. Pleftry,-return-
jell: to Washington'on Sunday!. last.
The Rev. Mr. Wlllemar and Mrs.
Willcmar of Sanilwlck are' spending
a vacation with Mr. and Mrs. Bayly.,
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Ladies'Bridge
;:GM) Entertained
., lira. (3, K. MacNaughton entertained the Ladles'. Bridge Club on Thursday evening when four tables were in.
play, the winner for the evening being
Miss .Molly Tnrbell. . Partners were
chosen in rather, a novel way,, each
player .receiving the name of a flower
and a list of the other' "flowers" •with
wheth she was. to play during the evening. Those. present were Mrs. J. H.
■ Qameron, Mrs. G, W. Clinton, Mrs.
W. Hi Cope, Mrs. J. Dick, Mrs. T. Gra-
harJi, Mrs'. E.' Robinson, Mrs. T. H.
Mumford, Mrs. J. Conivay, Mrs, J.
Shortt',,,'Stjrs,' | %rMurray,,. Mrs Eadle,
Mrs. K. R. Hicks, Mrs. U Stevens,1 and
the Misses F. Sehl, M. Tarbell and P.
Burroughs r-     r-J.~ •
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Mrs. Harry Bryan returned  from
Victoria Saturday,  after spending
few days in that city., smiHpjw
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; Men! — Gome and .-, lesirn,. how to
freeze a Mother-in-Law at the; Anglican Hall on Thursday, Feb. 2. Doors
open at 7:30. -Admission 50 cents.
Mrs. M. Ross arrived in town last
wee end to tae up residence with her
daughter Mrs. J. H. Cameron:
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The Re\-. and Mrs. B. O. Robathan
and   famlljy  returned   trom   Victoria
Monday last, after spending a few
lays'in that city.        io3  ":
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The Rev; A. W. Corker Of Comox
conducted the evening service at Holy
Trinity: Church last Sunday evening.
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Miss Katherine Bairtholdi was hostess at a delightful dance, held in
the Ilo-Ilo Hall last Wednesday evening. A large number, ot guests were
present, all enjoying themselves Immensely, Refreshments were served,
and good music was supplied, by the
Canary Club Orchestra, wiho played
In their usual snappy style.
The Cumberland Fire Brigade was
called out last Sunday morning at
about 4:30 to a tire at Chinatown. The
Are was soon under control but considerable amount of damage was done,
one bedroom of the building being
completely burned out.        ^i    .
Mr. J. Bardoibrii had the misfortune
to lose his spaniel In an unavoidable
accident ori Tuesday morning. The
dog ran across the road lust as a
iieayy' truc)[,' driVen' ojr' William Hutchinson came round'tne. corner of
Dunsmuir1 Aven.tfe _aid' Third Street,
one of the wheels of the truck passing
completely over H, causing Instant
deatii.'    :"
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. Barrister, Solicitor,
|i   '.;' Notary.(Public
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.CqUr,tenav',''   -^"     Phone 258
SLocal: Office
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings.
Telephone  115R  or  24
Mr. E. R. Lee, the famous Cougar
hunter, made a record kill on Monday and Tuesday of this week, when
In the Menzles Bay dlstrki, he shot
six of the species. They were an old
torn', an old tabby, a pair of yearlings
and two kittens.
Canadian Legion Whist
Drive and Dance.
A well attended whist drive and
dance was held In the War Veterans'
last Saturday evening, under'the auspices of Uie Canadian Legion, B.E.S.L.
Twelve tables of whist were played
the prizewinners being; ladies' first,
Mrs. Balagno, sepond Mrs. Buchanan,
gents.' first Mr, Tom Conn, second Mr.
Alex. Ray;. Refreshments were served after, the whist, followed by dancing to music supplied by Mrs. Hudson,
and Messrs. J. H. Robertson, L. Thomson and L. Dando.
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Don't forget the variety entertain-1'
ment given by Holy Trinity Theatrical ■
Society, in the Parish Hall, Thursday ;
February 2.
Mt. Thoihas Graham left for Vicf.i
torla ori Thursday morning last. *   ; j
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Tire catering for the Burns' Banquet held "in the War Veterans' Hall
on Wednesday of this week was In the
very capable hands of Mann's Bakery, j
with Miss A. Maiih In charge. ,
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Mrs. S. Robertson and daughter,
Laura left on Sunday last tor Victoria.'for a short holiday.
*" • ' • ■
Miss   Marjoria Grant,  is  spending
Her vacation with her Grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Griayi ■
».  •   •
Mr. J. G. Mtlllchamp, of Vancouver
was a business visitor to Cumberland
today. ■■■■•.,.    .
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.. Mr-^Barle  Bunson,  of  Vancouver
was a visitor to Cumberland during
the week.   ll;. ,.
ii\r, R. C, Lang^. was a business visit-;
or to Alberpl during the week.
"•'■*•''
The many friends of Mr. L. R. Finch I
wilt be pleased to hear he has now left j
tlle Cumberland General Hospital tor
tils home, his progress since his recent operation being very favorable.
.";■■!■: ' -:   OWJ   Ij.jIU;   , :.
" Mr.' and Mrs. !Wittlngton, of Victoria
were visitors to Cumberland on Thursday,'coming' up the Island wt*h the
express purpose of visiting Mrs. S.
Horwood, who has been very 111.
Get The Most
Radio Value
la radio, as in all other things there is an accopted atandsrd
—WtttinihoiHo. | Juat »a the word "Sterling" on suVor definai
■ (Uflnlto unvarying quality, ao "WesUngkouto^on a radio tot
earriaa the auurance of moat radio, value.
Model 57 illustrated above, ia th* biff oat value in radio.
Contains all the (eaturaa of any set at double the prlco. On
dial control nwkoa it the aimpleat to operate. Uasa the newly
perfected- UX-201-B radiotrona, eonaequently operating coats
ara cut in half. For tonal qualitiea, volume and aelectivity, it
•ota a new atandard for receivera in the moderate prlco class,
Tho price, without tubea ia only $78.00.
You are miaaing a treat deal of life if the great artists who
an broadcaating to milliona thia winter are not being heard
by you. We will gladly demonatrate tho 57 in your homo
without coat or obligation.    Phone ua to-day for an appoint-
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SURPRISE PARTY
LAST NIGHT |
A very enjoyable surprise party was
held last night at the home of Mr. and:
Mrs. W. Jackson when a number of.
the young friends of Master Hughle
Strachan gathered to honor him on
his eighth birthday. Singing and ] ■■
sames occupied the early pant of the
evening, the Misses Mairle Jackson
and Isabel Vincent, giving exhibitions
ot dancing. Mrs. W. Jackson assisted
by Mrs. R. Strachan, served dainty
refreshments. Master Hughle was the
recipient of many useful presents, testifying to his popularity.
Those present Included: Isabel Vincent, Marie Jackson, Margaret Home,
Lavlna Thorburn, Gwen Abrams,
Hughle Strachan, Teddy Vaughan,
Robert Brown, Gilbert Davis, Willie
Home, Bobby Rutherford, Robert
Thorburn, John Daker, AlfredButtress
Fred Buttress.
LANG'S DRUG STORE
IT PAYS TO DEAL AT LANG'S CUMBERLAND
Distributors for B.C.: E. G.   Prior & Co., Vancouver, B.C.
Westinghouse
BATTERYLESS AND BATTERY
RADIO and RADIOLAS
Trollers May
Be Restricted
According to a wire which, has been
j received from A. W. Neill, M.P., from
In
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Lourtenay
Saturday, Feb. 4th
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Enjoyable Whist
Drive and Dance.
The Ladles' Auxiliary to the Trat- ] Ottawa, It Is proposed to restrict troll-
emial Order of Elagles were the soon-! ers in future flshery operations as
sors of a very enjoyable whist drive well as purse seiners. Mr. Noill's des
and dance held on Friday evening last patch which Is dated' Jan 24th, reads
in,the War Veterans' Hall.  The whist as follows:
prkes were won by Mrs.- T. Carney "I find Department has Issued an
ladies' first, Mrs. D. Sommervllle, la-. amendment to fisheries regulations
dies' second, Mrs. Magnone (subst.), which will affect trollers as follows:
Men's first, and Mr. T. Carney, sec- i. Must use only one line,
ond, Refreshments were served after! 2. Must not troll within, whatever
the whist, which were followed by | distance from mouth of creeks or rivers, Is prohibited to purse-seiners.
3. Must stop Ashing for 48 hours
each week.
I am opposing these on grounds of
being quite uncalled tor and not asked
for nor ever mentioned ait the investigation meetings held recently by Mr.
Found. Would like to hear from
trollers."
A. W. NEILL.
Amateur Theatrical Society
To Stage First Concert.
Services at Holy Trinity Church
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29.
The first entertainment ot the Amateur Theatrical Society will be staged in the Anglican Hall, on Thursday, Feb. 2. The players have been
rehearsing for some time, and the concert promises to be one of the most jT~
humorous ever staged In Cumberland.
The concert features the comedy,
"Freezing a Mother-ln-Law" and
"Mother Jarley's Waxworks." No one
should miss this.
dancing, until midnight.
Hospital Staff
Entertain Board.
On Friday evening last the matron
and staff of the Cumberland General
Hospital were hostesses to the members of the Hospital Board and their
! wives at a jolly party held In the .nurses' recreation room. The evening
was spent in cards, competitions,
games, community singing and dancing. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Mumford
were the winners of the guessing contest, while Mrs. G. K. MacNaughton
and Mr. Mumford won the bridge prizes. Much merriment was caused over the nature ot these prizes. Dainty
refreshments were served by the staff
during the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C.
Brock Honored
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Brock,-who are
shortly leaving the district, were honored on Monday evening last when a
number of friends met at the Elk
Hotel, Comox, and presented them
with a beautiful silver plate entree
dish.
Holy   Communion   S:30   a.m.
Holy Communion 11:00 a.m.
Evensong 7:00  p.m.
The preacher at the evening service
will foe   the   Rev.  Cassllls-Kennedy.
Assisting at the service will be the
B.   Oana,   Japanese   priest   In
charge of t he Holy Cross Mission.
A well known athlete but quite un-
romantic is married to a sloppily sentimental  woman.
One evening she said to him with
a sigh, "Would you mourn for me It
I were to die?'
"Oh, yes," he mumbled, "ot course
I would."
"And would you visit the cemetery
often.?" she pursued.
"Certainly," he said with a little
more animation. "I pass It on the
way to the Badminton Courts anyhow."
WRITE IT ON THE WATER
Say It with flowers,
Say It with sweets,
Say It with kisses,
Say It with eats,
Say it with Jewellery,
Say it with drink,
But be damn careful not to say I
It with Ink. -H
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MOST PEOPLE show a marked preference tor
Royal Ice cream. Of course, there's a
a reason—tastiest flavors, purest creams, and
frozen Into a most luscious delight. Get some
today and don't forget the folks at home—they
would Hke some.
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I
1924 FORD TOURING   $200.00
$250.00
Good Buys in
Used Cars
All with 1928 License
1927 Chevrolet Coach  $750.00
1925 Coupe in first class condition     $350.00
1926 Ford Touring, just like
new  $340.00
1923 Ford Touring $150.00
1924 Star Touring $375.00
1923 Ford Coupe  $200.00
1923 CHEVROLET
TOURING	
1926 FORD ROAD-        <CQ9^ (.ft
STER, juts Hke new   ^o£,D.V\J
Several Ford Light Deliveries from $50.00 up.
Ruick, Oldsmobile and Chevrolet Dealers.
BLUNT & PASSIE LTD.
Phone 61 Courtenay

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