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UMBERLAND ISLANDER
With which is consolidated the Cumberland News.
FORTY-FIRST YEAR—NO. 24
CUMBERLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1922
.SI'BSCUIPTION PRICE:   TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM.
Lieut.-Gov. W. C. Nicol
Presents Cup To Champions
No. 1 Mine Surface Team Dominion  Champions  in First  Aid
Work in the Mining Division
One of the greatest events ever held
In tho city of Cumberland took place
ill the Ilo-llo" theatre on Monday
evening. At the appointed time to
commence 700 or Slid people were
either seated or standing in the Ilo-
llo building, and lllled with enthusiasm ready for the tree concert and
presentation of the Coderre Cup and
medals.
Tlle Nanaimo first aid team and
supporters, who had arrived by automobile, were present, consisting of
Joseph Barton (Capt,), James Brown,
George Carson, Charles Nicholls and
C. J. Taylor. No. 4 mine surface
team of the Comox mines were also
present composed of A. J. Taylor,
(Capt.), Charles Nash, H, Boffey, J.
Quinn and Archie Lockhart, the latter taking the place of J. G. Lockhart,
who was unable to be present on account of an Illness that has caused
him to be confined to his home for
Borne weeks past.
On the platform wore His Honor
the Lieutenant-Governor of British
Columbia, Hon. William Sloan, Minister of Mines for British Columbia,
James M. Savage, General Manager,
Thomas Graham, General Superintendent, Charles Graham District Superintendent of tlle Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir) Ltd., B, H. S. Winn,
Cbjalrman of the Compensation Board,
Re:-. Thomas Menzles, M.P.P. lor the
Coniox electoral district, Mr. Muskett,
Mr. Thorpe of Nanaimo, and Frank
Bond, President ^)f the Cumberland
Centre of the sY John Ambulance
Association, who occupied the chair.
The proceedings commenced by all
present standing and singing "God
Save the King" with Mrs. R. E. Frost
at tiie piano and Mr. W. A. Owen
violin, which was loud and impressive.' \
The chairman, in his opening remarks in addressing the audience,
said, "We are here for the purpose
of making the presentation of the
Coderre Cup and present the medals
to the winning teams. To render first
aid to the injured in a large industrial centre was one of the greatest
works known to man." The winning
of the cup and medals was a great
honor that every citizen in Cumberland and vicinity appreciated, aud expressed his sorrow that J. G. Lockhart, a member of No. 4 surface team,
was unable to attend owing to a serious illness. He, the chairman, further
; stated tliat the success ot tiie team
was due to tlio generosity, encouragement and kindness of the Canadian
Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd., who were
always ready to assist to their utmost
in lirst aid and mine rescue work,
nnd paid a magnificent tribute to
Thomas Graham, the General Super-
1 intendent, and then called upon Mr.
Curr, of Union Bay, for a song, which
received loud appluuse and responded to an encore. Watkin Williams,
of Bevan, was next with a song accompanied by W.C. Edwards. Violin
solo, W. A. Owen, accompanied by
.Mrs. R. E. Frost.
A song was very effectively rendered by Miss Gilchrist, who responded
to nil encore. The chairman said,
"We have now arrived at the most important event ot the evening, the
presentation of the Coderre Cup and
medals representing the Dominion
championship."
Ills Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
on rising, addressed the chair and
audience, and In nn able address said
In.part tliat,It gave him great pleasure to be present on such an occasion, congratulating No. 4 mine surface team on their success, He spoke
of the value of Ilrst aid to the injured
in large industrial centres, where
there was more or less dangerous
work to contend with. His Honor Bald
it required active and intelligent men
trained in first aid work, with presence of mind ready for any emergency. His Honor also stated that
with the assistance of the Govern-
> meat, tho operating companies and
|) the energetic efforts of the first aid
worker, they would, beyond a doubt,
win further honors. He then proceeded to give the history of the
Coderre Cup, which was presented to
the St. John Ambulance Association
of Canada by the Honorable Louis
Coderre, who was Minister of Mines
In the Borden Government. The cup
Is subject to annual competition in
first aid work is open to teams in
Cannda. Tlio competition was dormant during the years of the war,
and has only been competed for by
British Columbia teams during the
past two years.   In l'J20 the Barton
team of Nanaimo won the Coderre
Cumberland second in the competition.
In 1921, or last year's competition,
the order of merit ln the Coderre Cup
was reversed, No. 4 surface team of
Cumberland winning first place with
Barton's team of Nanaimo second.
To get first and second place ln this
competition speaks volumes for the
Ilrst aid movement ln British Columbia, and particularly on Vancouver
Island. His Honor then presented
the cup to the captain of the No. 4
lurfaco team and presented each
member of the team with a medal,
which go with the cup. A, J. Taylor,
captain of the team, upon receiving
the cup thanked His Honor tho Lieutenant-Governor for his kindness ln
being present and making the presentation, and said their success waB
due to the assistance that tbey received from the Canadian Collieries
I Dunsmuir) Ltd., whose help was
always available. The chairman then
called upon the Hon. William Sloan,
Minister of Mines for the Province of
British Columbia, who, ln an eloquent
address pointed out the work that
his department had done ln assisting
first aid work throughout the province. Last year the record in underground accidents in British Columbia was such as any Government
would be proud of. It was 1.4 per
1,000 and that was a better record
than any other part of the continent
of North America. He also dealt with
the fatalities of the Ferule mines and
the Protection Island shaft disaster.
He said tiie life ot winding ropes under B.C. regulations had been cut
down to two years, which was even
better than Great Britain where the
life of a rope was two and a half
years. Throughout the mines of British Columbia naked lights were discarded and said this waB favored
when Thomas Graham and Robert
Wilkinson were chief inspectors, It
w\js also favored by James McGregor,
the present chief.
Speaking of the Idle time ln the
coal mines of Vancouver Island, this
was due to the tremendous Influx of
fuel oil. He had no hesitation ln advocating an extra import duty on
fuel oil, that coal may be placed on
a competitive basis. He could not understand why transportation companies should send their good money
out of the country supporting foreign
industries with B.C. coal mines idle.
It was urgent and Imperative that
an extra import duty be placed on
fuel oil. Barton's team and No. 4
surface team then lined up on the
platform and the Hon. W. Sloan, Minister of Mines, said it gave him much
pleasure on behalf ef the Province of
British Columbia and the Department
of Mines in presenting each member
of the two teams with the Government medals. Captain Taylor thanked
Mr. Sloan for his kindness in being
present and making the presentations.
Thomas Graham, General Superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir) Ltd., was the next speaker, and said there was very little for
him to say after hearing the previous
speakers, congratulated the No. 4
surface team on their success and
then went into the history of first aid
work In the coal mining centre of the
Province, going back forty years and
then twenty yearB when the Miners'
Safety Association of Vancouver
[Bland was organized. Mr. Graham
outlined the work of No. 4 surface
team and their progress, giving great
credit to the men and their Instructors, Dr. G. K. MacNaughton, Dr. E.
it. Hicks, Mr. Frank Bond, President
of Cumberland, and the members ot
St John Ambulance Association, also
James M. Savage, the General Mana-
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G.W.VA-
Notes
JSwai
WEEK OF JUNE U
Q^F
The usual weekly meeting will be
held on Wednesday, June 21, Instead
of Tuesday.
The following ladles and gentle
men were the prize winners at the
recent G.W.V.A. whist drive: ladles'
first, Mrs. J. McWhlrter, second, Mrs
W. T. Brown; gents, Mr. W. McMillan
and Mr. J. McWhlrter.
We are In receipt of a communtca
lion from the attorney-general where
in is stated In part: "that the poll
tax'act does not apply to any person
who has, since the fourth day of
August 1914, served overseas ln either
His Majesty's Naval or Military -forces
or in any corps attached there and
raised for service in the last war, and
which person has, since the date of
such service, returned to this province certified medically unfit or temporarily Invalided, whether still subject to naval or military discipline or
discharged from any such forces.
Ex-service men Interested ln questions of Insurance should attend the
meeting to be held ln the G.W.V.A.
hall on Wednesday, June 21, commencing at 7.30 p.m.
Mr. Warren, of the Department of
Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment, will
address the above meeting and will
deal with various questions affecting
ex-service men.
Information is Bought re tbe whereabouts of the following comrades; any
news' as to their possible address
kindly hand to the local secretary.
295, Charles MacPherson, Royal Canadian Dragoons; Joseph Jackson Culver. These comrades have been missing for some months and are sought
by relatives, and are thought to be
suffering from loss ot memory as the
result of shell-shock.
.MONTHLY  MEETING OF WX
CUMBERLAND HOSPITAL
The regular monthly meeting of
the ladies' auxiliary of Cumberland
General Hospital will be held on Friday, June 23, ln the Anglican Church
hall at 3 o'clock.
AMY SCOTT, Sec.
.MERVILLE HARVEST FAIR,
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23, 1922
Space to let for exhibition of agricultural Implements, sideshows, etc.,
also tenders for contract for catering.
Those desiring same, please apply to
the Secretary, Merville Fair Committee, Merville, B.C., for terms.
Weddings
WALlTwirlYTE
A very pretty weddiuf; was solemnized on Thursday evening, June,8th,
at 748 Burrard Street, Vancouver,
B.C., when Miss Eunice Wall, daughter of Mr. W. H. Wall, became tho
bride of Mr. James Whyte, son ot Mrs.
Thomas Bennett, Cumberland, B.C.
The house was prettily decorated
for the ceremony, which was performed by Dr. A. M. Sauford, of Columbia College, who Is a friend of the
family.
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, wore a lovely gown of
white canton crepe, over which fell
the bridal veil held in place with
orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet ot white carnations and lilies of
the valley. She was attended by her
sister, Miss Rose Wall, while Mr. W
Whyte, of Cumberland, supported tbe
groom. Little Miss Lillian Randall,
niece of the bride, made a pretty flower girl. Mrs. O. F. Randall presided
at the piano.
Following the ceremony a reception
was held and later Mr. and MrB.
Whyte left on the Victoria boat tor
Brentwood, where the honeymoon
was spent.
H ARLING "TleDINGHAM
A most Interesting wedding was
solemnized on Wednesday morning at
St. George's Presbyterian Church,
when the Rev. J, Hood united in the
holy bonds ot matrimony, a well
known and highly respected couple
of this city ln the persons of Miss
Laura Harllng and Mr. John Ledlng-
ham.
The bride was led to the altar by
her father, Mr. D. Harllng, and was
dressed in a travelling suit, of navy
blue with hat to match, carrying a
beautiful bouquet of flowers.
The choir, ot which the bride Is a
member, sang "The Voice That
Breathed O'er Eden," while the
Misses Hood sang In duet, "O, Promise Me." Beautiful and artistic were
the floral decorations ot the platform
and altar, the work of Miss M. McKec
aud Mr. L. R. Stevens.
Mr. E. M. Hood and MIsb Hilda
King were the witnesses, and during
the signing of the register, MrB. R. E.
Frost played the wedding maich.
A number of Invited guests sat
dowp to a splendid wedding breakfast at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Harllng, after which the happy couple
left by motor for Vancouver anil othcir
coast cities,
Western Film
With Stampede
"Man  to Man" Carey's  Latest
Super - Western
C'mon, see the West, young man
It certainly is Iu "Man to Man," tlio
UnlverBal-Jewel production at the
ilo-llo theatre on Friday and Satur
day. The broad sweeps of unfenced
grazing kingdoms of Arizona and
California furnished the background
against which Hurry Carey and n
strong cast of players were photographed in the action of a virile storv.
A stampede of live thousand head
of cattle gives enough thrill to the
spectator lo prove that Stuart I'ntlon,
the director, hasn't lost his pep since
lie directed "Conflict" Prlseilla Dean's
amazing Universal-Jewel' starring
vehicle, whicli provided theatre-goers
with a whole flock of tin-ills.
Switching from the dives <>r Tlvu-
Tivn in tlle South Seas to the hoi
grazing lauds of Arizona, the story ol'
"Man to Man," at thn llo-Ilo theatre,
has wide range of appeal.
It Is a Universal-Jewel feature starring Harry Carey, the actor who is
"human" in Western roles.
Opposite him Lillian Rich altrac-
tively animates a figure In Jackson
Gregory's story, a woman as charming as Miss Rich herself. Really wonderful Is this heroine, human enough
not to be capable of hearing a hundred lies about the hero without believing sonic of tliem, and yet sweet
to him because she's in love with him
and can't help it-Athe state iu which
a woman Is most beautiful and lovable.
Harold Goodwin plays a juvenile
role, while Alfred Allen ami Charles
LeMoyne have their hands in dirty
work from the first flash.
Willis Robards, who died shortly
after "Man to Man" was completed,
leaves a masterly characterization in
his final role—that of a blind ranch
foreman.
The Hurricane Hutch serial and
comedy pictures will be screened with
"Man to Man."
On Wednesday only Pearl While
will be screened in her latest special,
"The Br.-.-f.'iway Peacock."
Police Court News
During the night of Friday lust the
Government Liquor Store,* on Dunsmuir Avenue, v^ih broken into and a
quantity of liquor of various brands
was stolen. The contents of tho till
were intact, the depredators were
evidently satisfied with being able to
get away with a good assortment of
liquor.
The" vendor, Mr. Robert Thompson,
left the premises intact at 10.30 p.m.
on Friday, and on opening the store
at 10.30 the following morning found
the back door and an inner door had
been smashed open, and in addition
to a number of bottles of whiskey,
which had been taken from the
shelves, four or live bags of beer had
also been taken.
Mr. Thompson immediately telephoned the chief of police, Mr. Merry,
who was promptly on the spot, followed immediately by Provincial
Constable Dunbar. Although the
night watchman noticed nothing unusual, the robbery appears lo have
been the work o£ a gang of live or
;ix men. \
Investigations were made immediately and a few days later a considerable quantity of tiie stolen liquor,
which had been cached on tbe outskirts of the city, was recovered by
the police officers, Two men wore
subsequently arrested and brought
before the stipendiary magistrate
Mr. J. Baird, when they were re
manded till Saturday.' The police an
closely following up their iim-stiga
tlons, aud further developments arc
expected very shortly,
Locals'Lose to Nanaimo
In Connaught Cup Game
Only Goal Scored Was From,a Penalty Kick   Given   Against
Campbell—Brewster Plays Splendid Game
The lirst round of the Connauglit
CuPi emblematic of the soccer champion of tin' Dominion, resulted hi the
local team being knocked out in the
.;iitial round by the Nanaimo eleven.
The Cumberland team will now have
■> he content for this season ut any
ate, with being returned winners of
ihe-Vancouver Island League aud the
Upper Island League.
The game on Saturday last in the
pup series proved to be a humdinger,
tnd despite contrary reports appearing In the Nanaimo papers, wo still
naintain tbat the locals had a slight
idge on their opponents.
Cumberland won the toss and elect*
Ing to play facing the sun, but with a
slight breeze in their favor, went off
with great dasli and for the first ten
minutes the visitors had a hot time
of it. Nanaimo eventually settled
dowu, tho game becoming exceedingly
"ast. Some hard knocks were given
and taken, Appleby and Zaeearejli
appearing fo take a delight in using
their weight on one another, with the
result that both bad to be attended to
by the respective trainers, Cumberland's left wing wero working well
aud caused tho Nanaimo defence a
great deal of worry, Appleby on two
occasions coining within an ace of
icorlng, As half time drew near both
teams made strenuous efforts to open
the scoring. .Milligan had extremely
hard lines, lie tricked Stewart and
had hard luck' in having his shot
stopped by Hughes, the Inside right
being knocked out in his efforts to
score and the trainer's services were
again called upon. Half-time arrived
with Cumberland pressing.
During the interval the Cumberland City Band played suitable selections, which were much appreciated
by the large crowd present.
On resuming play in the second, it
was uasy to soo that both teams
meant business,""as" the pace Bet was
just as fast as the irwt half. The
Nanaimo forwards In a nice combined
move got. (dose to tho home goal.
Fowler being nicely placed and receiving the ball from Stobbart, tho
centre forward made tracks for Bill
Walker. Jock Campbell, evidently
thinking a certain goal was going to
result, made no bones about it and
brought Fowler down iu the penalty
area. The referee as promptly blew
his whistle and pointed for a penalty
kick, Stobbart converting with a fast
rising shot giving Walker no chance
to save. There was absolutely no
protest against the decision of Referee Rogers in giving n penalty.
From where we stood on the side
linos it did not appear us though
Campbell had ntty cause to force tho
centre forward as he would not have
scored in a thousand years for Ire
had practically lost contro 1 of the
ball. In all fairness to Campbell, he
thought there was a great likelihood
of his opponent scoring aud he did
what any other man would have done,
brought his man down. There may
be some who will argue otherwise,
hut even in first-class league football
In the old land, if there is a danger
of a man scoring there Is no hesitation -they grass him.
This reverse look the heart out of
the locals for a time, but they eventually got Into their stride and for the
last fifteen minutes of the game they
gave the visitors a most anxious time,
but fulled to score tite equalizing
goal, Nanaimo winning a hard game
by the odd goal.
Mr. Rogers, of Ladysmith, refereed
the game In a most excellent manner, keeping a firm hold all through
the game.
For the visitors, Stewart at left
back played a sterling game, while
Ross at right half also played a great
game. Fowler, Stobbart and Dlckiu-
eon, amongst the forwards, played.
good football. For the homesters, the
pick was Brewster; In fact he was
the best man on the field playing a
masterly game. Tho defonce was
sound and apart from Campbell giving
away u penalty, played real good defence, Tho forwards combined nicely for a reorganized front line and
with a little luck would have scored
on two or three occasions.
The teams were:
NANAIMO—Hughes; Zneearelll and
Stewart; Ross, McDougall and O'Don-
ncll; Dickinson, McMillan, Fowler,
Stobbart nud Husband.
CUMBERLAND — Walker; Conti
and Campbell; Irvine, Kenny and
Brewster; Hitchens, Milligan, James,
Plump and Appleby.
Baseball Team Broke Even
In Cames Played Last Week
Change Time of Service
During the hot mouths of July and
August the evening services at llniy
Trinity Church, Cumberland, will
commence at 8 o'clock instead of 7
o'clock.
LAWN SOCIAL WEDNESDAY LAST
The ladles' aid of the Grace Methodist Church gave a lawn social nt
the residence of Mrs. II, .Mounce oil
Wednesday last, it was a regular
"Mothers and Babies' day," very
largely attended and greatly enjoyed
by ull present,
Ills Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
arrived on Saturday and was u guest
of Mr. James M, Savage during the
week end at Boauforl Bouse, the oill-
ehil residence ivf the Canadian Collieries.
The Nanaimo baseball team played
their firsl home game In the Upper
Island League, winning from Cumberland by liio score of four runs lo
two, Over eight hundred people witnessed the match and all wero apparently satisfied with the brand ot
ball served up by both teams.
Tho contest was another pitchers'
battle, both Kayo, for Nanaimo, and
Shakcspoaro, for Cumberland, pitching a line game. The latter allowc I
lie local boys only four safe hit,*,
bul at limes hail difficulty In locating
• he plate, giving live bases on balls,
and hilling one batter, Kaye was In
rreal form, and while Cumberland
:ollocted seven hits from his delivery,
lie hud perfect control, allowing no
..i'-cs on balls, the only free pass
■n-inB from a hit bailer, lie also
boosted hla record by striking oul
fourteen batters. While Shakespeare
was dose behind him with twelve lo
his credit.
Kayo started off by Blrlking out ihe
lirst Iwo men up; Marrocbi got fi
nice hit to centre for two bases, bul
got no fai-ther, Morton going out ol,
u lly to Cain. Aillion lor Nanaimo
drew a pass; W. Uoutllc struck oul.
and Kaye was out on ally to shorl
who doubled Ailkon at Ilrst.
Three men faced Kaye in Ihe second. Pinch hit lo centre,. W. Beattle
getting the lly; King wus thrown
out at lirst hy Bailey, and Horton
popped lo Kaye. I'ipcr started tiling
for Nanaimo with a two-baggei; Cain
drow u pass; A. Beattle fiinnod;
Piper scored on n passed ball; Bailey
walked, and lurkos lillefl the bases
when in- 'vas till by the pitcher, who
pulled himself out of u had hole by
striking out the nest two butters.
Neither team got a man to Ilrst in
the third, bul Iu the fourth Hi" visitors    looked    dangerous.     Lomansky
gol u single, mid Marrocbi was safe
1 Hit an error to third.    Horton tried
] mi one of liis famous cluutu und the
crowd went wild when he fanned.
Pinch to Aitken who got Marrocbi
at second, and King was the third
'•ut on a beautiful catch by Aitken.
Ca)n for Nanaimo fanned; A. Beattlo
hit'to third and wus safe on a bad
peg. but the next two fanned retiring
Ihe side.
The first up for the visitors In tlio
liftli fanned. Boyd singled to right,
bul was caught stealing second, and
Shakespeare made the third out by
tbe Htrike-out route. The visitors
iiii'd n bud Holding inning in Nanai-
mo's half. Woods hit to the pitcher
.vim fumblod, Aitken sacrificed,
W|ood going In second; W, Dcattlo
drew a puss, and Wood noil Ilcattio
were advanced on Kayo's sacrifice;
I'ipcr hit to secoiul. und Wood scored
m the Hi low to the plate; Pinch
i!cd lo get Beattle at third, hut made
a I.ad throw, Heutlle scoring on the
ml. play. Tlle side was retired when
Cain was thrown out nt Ilrst hy tlio
pitcher.
in tiie sixth tile spectators wcio
ircuicd to some brilliant pitching.
Kayo struck out three men in succession, and Shakespeare retaliated
hy doing the same, after A. Beattie
bad singled lo right.
In the seventh Cumberland got
their Ilrst run. Horton was first up,
.mil landed on one for three bases.
Finch Hied to left, which Alt. Beattlo
got, holding Horton on I bird. King
grounded to Wood.'nnU Morton was
caught going home, King golrg to
second on the play. The next hatter
was It it by the pitcher, and King
Bcoved mi Boyd's two-bagger. The
suspense una ended when Shakespeare was thrown out at first by
Cain. Aitken, tiie lirst man up for
N, ualnio, whs thrown mil at first;
W. Beattle drew u pass; Kaye laid
down a nice bunt; und riper singled
scoring Beattie on the bit. Kayo ho-
tCoutitiucd on I'ago Three) lSf8
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER
SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1922
Kiss Your $$
Goocl-bye
if you feed Dry Milk Products to Chicks over 6 Weeks
of iige.
Per Unit
of Protein
High-Gra.de Dried Milk Products cost   $8.10
High-Grade Beef Scraps cost  :  $2.80
High-Grade Fish Meal cost $1.54
Agricultural Colleges and Experimental Stations in
Canada and United States advise a 17% protein Developing Mash in order to obtain the most economical
growth.
ROYAL STANDARD DEVELOPING MASH
ANALYSIS:
Fr.oxE!?;   17.594
Fat       5-0'«
Fibro   W>
INGREDIENTS:
Bran, Shorts, Cornmeal,
Feed Flour, Pulverized Oats,
Beatty's Fish Meal, Darling's
Beef Scrap, and Bone Meal.
ii
i!
i
I!
' per 100 lbs
Developing Mash $2.70
Developing Scratch $2.85
VANCOUVER MILLING & GRAIN CO., LIMITED
Campbell Highet, Local Manager
Courtenay Phone 33
SLATS' DIARY
thian Sisters Sale of Work   REPUBLICANS    DEFEATED
.'-• of work and home cooking
:':.: QW.V.A. Hall recently
i.... *.. <. .eiy successful affair, and
.--.<„ « .;-lnl of money was realized.
-." holders oil reported ex-
^"iui results, the following ladies
Luvlng charge: nialn sewing und
fancy work stall, Mrs. Aspesy and
Mrs, White; home-cooking stall, Mrs.
Mitchell and Mra. Prydo; candy stall.
Mrs. R-eloul nnd Mrs. Francescini;
ice etei.- stall, Mrs. Watson and Mrs.
Eacott, .his stall was exceedingly
popu'ar  especially with  the younger
Mrs, Rotcr'.-on, Mrs. Westliold,
Vrr,. Horbury, Miss Horbury, Mrs.
Horbury, Mrs. Reece, Mrs. Stunt, Mrs.
Bolagno and Mrs. Beveridge attended
to the refreshments, whicli were so
nice that they deserve special comment.
Ia the evening a large number attendee the whist drive, the winners
being as follows: ladles' Ilrst prize,
Mrs. A. G. Slaughter, second prize,
M''s. Salmon; gent's first prize, Mrs.
C. Wbyle, second prize, Mr. Robert
Bennie. After the whist drive dainty
refreshments were served which were
giealiy appreciated.
A large fruit enke, donated by Mrs.
D. Slant, was raffled during the evening the proceeds going to tiie order.
' \.-o-- MacDonald was the fortunate
.,""...,-. a very enjoyable dunce was
the laat iioin nnd completed a very
BELFAST.—A British victory over
Irish Republicans when the latter re
treated today from a number of stra
logic points extended along the Ulster
Free State frontier, is reported.
Willys Automobiles Bought
By Durant For $5,525,000
ELIZABETH. — Properties ot th
Willys Corporation here were bid In
today at auction by the Durant Motor
Corporation for $5,500,000. Sale of
the Willys plant, which covers 37
acres and had an estimated value of
approximately $11,000,000, must await
confirmation of Judge Rodlns in the
federal district court at Newark.
Tlio rytliym of the march and the
beat of the drum awaken the pulse of
patriotism in any young man worth
his salt. The militia camps supplied
this incentive to service in addition to
providing the young men ot the land
with three weeks splendid physical
training and discipline. That is why
tiie thinking women of Canada regret
that economy on the part of the King
Government was levelled at the mill
ilu department.
Be sure your match is out. Pinch it
before you throw It away.
pleasant and successful day for the
order.
Price change, Edison Mazda
Lamps, effective May 1st
Watts Type Clear Frosted
10 to 50 li 40 45
60       B 45 50
50 Nitrogen C 70 75
76        "         80 - 85
100        "         1.10 1.20
150        "         1.60 1.70
200        "  2.20 2.30
300        "         4.00 4.10
400        "  5.00 5.15
750        "  8.00 8.20
1000        "         9.25 9.50
REDUCTION IN PRICE
OF LAMPS
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Co., Ltd.
Phone 7R
P. O. 314
Whereas certain mischievously Inclined persona have tampered
With the wives of tho mains of this company, thereby allowing
a considerably amount of water to run to waste, we therefore
wist to point out that it is a serious offence to tamper with auch
valres, and should the offending parties he apprehended thej will
he prosecuted to the very fullest extent of the law.
CUMBERLAND AND UNION WATERWORKS
COMPANY, LIMITED
iiiillliill
Friday—Since the wtmmen has got
to voteing the candidates do a awful
lot of calling and tipping there hat and etc.
Today a man begun to
start up are walk and
had a card in his hand
but Brizz witch is my
dog let out a bark and
a growl & went for
him. He started to
run and ma she went
and yelled at the dog
and then at him and
sed That dog wont bite
you. What are you
running. He turned
his bed over his shol-
der and sed. For
Sheriff.   And went on.
Saturday—Jake and Ted Includelng
me tuk a hike out into the country
aud out on ole man Henry'8 farm
they Is big goat and he cum for me.
I got to the fence just ln time and he
mist me. But his lied hit rite itackly
where I had ben a 2nd before,
Sunday—We have not dlsslded on
where we will have are Vacation this
yr. Pa says that Money is klnda
close and tight, anyways Its tite even
it it alnt very close. So he gesses he
wll' let ma and I go away and he will
stay at home for us to send post
Cards to.
Monday—I rote a note to Jane all
in French today. When I told pa
about It he sed to mo. Why you cant
rite French can you. I replyed and
answered No but that dussent make
no difflrunce because Jane cant read
French neether.
Tuesday—Ma says she dont see
why we cant go way for a trip this
yr. because It dussent cost us as much
to live as It did a yr. ago. Pa sed he
new it diddunt because he dussent
make as much as he did last yr. witch
Is why It dont.
Wednesday—Tuk a Spin out ln the
Country with pa and the ford this
evning and we broke a Connecting
rod and stops ln at a old Fashioned
Black smith shop to get It mended
nnd they was 1 man a shoeing horses
and 1 man shoeing flys and 2 fellows
a whittelling and Chewing tobacca.
Thursday—They is a new dress
maker here ln town. She drives
around ln a nice Otto and has a Bull
dog and dresses very stylish and has
been single 3 times so ma herd at the
Ladys aid today.
Bevan Notes
Mrs. J. Wallace has her sister, Mrs.
J. Stewart of Nanaimo, as her guest.
Mrs. Bean accompanied by her
daughter, Mrs. D. Fraser, left last
week for Laum, B.C.
Mrs. A. Robertson spent the weekend with Mrs. Higgins, Courtenay.
Mr. J. G. Quinn, Past Dictator of
the Cumberland Lodge ot the L.O.M.,
left for Walla Walla, Washington,
on Tuesday morning last. Mr. Quinn
will represent the local Moose at Its
big three-day convention being held
In the neighboring state.
LAUNCH DRIVE
ON FISHERMEN
Wholesale Seizures Among Japanese
on West Coast—Nearly Two Score
Bouts Seized Without Licences
Seized for Illegal Ashing, between
thirty and forty Japanese fishing vessels have been taken in charge by the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police at
various points on the West Coast of
Vancouver Island during this week.
In conjunction with the Federal fisheries protection service, the police
have launched a drive against unlicensed fishermen, and are checking
up the papers of all the craft operating from the West Coast. Nine Japanese boats were seized on Monday,
the opening day of the campaign, and
since that time the number of seizures has been augmented steadily
until yesterday It was reported to be
nearly forty.
.Major J. A. Motherwell, Dominion
Inspector of Fisheries for British Col-
iimbiar with headquarters at Vancouver, has been at Port Alberni and
Clayoquot superintending the operations. He has now returned to Vancouver.
Japanese fishermen on the West
Coast have been giving quite a little
trouble this spring and summer. To
prevent them from getting too firm a
hold upon the fishing industry on the
West Coast, the Government this
year reduced considerably the number of licenses to be given to Japanese.
In Three Mile Limit
The fishermen unable to get licenses then adopted the expedient of
doing all their fishing beyond the
three-mile limit, claiming that no
licences were needed to fish beyond
territorial waters. To deal with this
evasion an order-ln-councll was
passed some weeks ago at Ottawa
ranking licenses imperative for all
fishing vessels of Canadian registry
clearing from Canadian ports to fish,
whether Inside or. outside the three-
mile limit. Fisheries patrol cruisers
have since then been busy on tho
West Coast overhauling and examining the Japanese craft, many of
which have been fishing as usal In
defiance of the government regulations. It Is said that the Japanese
have taken the matter up with the
Imperial Japanese Government, protesting against what is regarded as
the high-handed action of the Canadian  authorities.
If you find a (Ire, try to put It out.
If you cannot extinguish It, send word
of It to the nearest Forest Ranger,
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imii
SUMMER
DRINKS
1  Lime Juice
Lemon Squash
Limeade
3=
Observations Of A
Federal Member
May 26. — Conservatives moved
amendment to budget blaming Government for not going further in
direction of free trade, hoping to
catch Prairie Progressives who are
all free traders. Sounds insincere to
blame Government for not doing what
they themselves are against doing.
All Conservative speakers strong for
protection principally for the Eastern
manufacturer.
May 21.—Neill spoke on budget.
Protested strongly against further
Importations of Japan coal as ballast
by government ships. Demanded
better attention to the needs of B.C.
especially ln country ridings, which
In the past had been ignored for
benefit of city seats. Urged the claim
of B.C. to better and lower freight
rates. Had the motion of the Government to submit the Crow's Nest
agreement re railway rates to a committee, not been carried (all the B.C.
Conservatives voted against it) the
agreement would have automatically
gone Into effect, which would have
meant not only the continuation of
the present high rates but still greater discrimination against B.C., which,
Hon. John Oliver stated in his evidence before the committee, would
have spelt ruin to many of the B.C.
industries.
May 29.—Neill introduced Bill 122,
an act respecting Immigration copied
from New Zealand Act. Provides
that every immigrant before coming
to Canada must apply In writing for
permission which can be granted or
refused by Canadian Government.
Explained that as it applies to every
one, Japan Government could not ob
ject as they are not mentioned by
name and yet the act could be used
to forbid any oriental. Urged the
Government to conside It. BUI passed
first reading but questionable if It
will come up for second reading this
session as Government business takes
precedence now.
Raspberry Vinegar 1
Lemonade Powder §j
Persian Sherbert 1
MUMFORD'S
GROCERY
SHRINERS   CONVERT
SUNKIST GIRLS' CALVES
INTO   BILLBOARDS
RIVERSIDE, Cal.—Naughty Shrin-
ers from Kansas terrorized California
today.
Armed with sunflower "stickers"
they were sweeping through South
em California, while girls fled right
and left. Riverside was the first city
they-hit.
They walked the streets ln droves
and it took some clever footwork on
the part of Riverside girls who did
not carry a big, yellow paper sun
flower on each calf.
The naughty Kansans, far from
widely control, asked no questions.
They Just "licked the sticker" and
pat-pat-pat—another pair of California calves were advertising the Sun
flower State.
SPRINii FEVER
\ot exactly lazy-
Vet I want to sit
In the momin' hazy
An' jest dream a bit.
Haven't got ambition
For a single thing-
Regular condition
Ev'ry bloomln' Springs!
Want to sleep at noontime
(Ought to work Instead),
But along at moontime
Hate to go to bed.
Find myself a-Btealln'
Fer a sunny spot—
Test that Spring feelin',
That is what I've got.
Like to set a-wishln'
For a pipe an' book,
Like to go a-flshln'
In a meadow-brook
With some fish deceiver,
Underneath a tree-
Jest the old Spring fever,
That's what's ailing me!
Douglas Malloch, The Lumberman
Poet.
M    T. H. MUMFORD
J. WALTON    m
Hill'!
Throw pipe ashes, cigar or cigarette stumps in the dust of the road
and stamp or pinch out tho fire before
leaving them. Don't throw pipe
ashes and cigar or cigarette Btutnps
Into brush, leaves or bine needles.
STAR   LIVERY   STABLE
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.     Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
—♦
Cumberland. B. C.
w
Phones 4 and 61
R. Fyvie, Custom Tailor
FOR
SPRING CLOTHES
A large assortment of Samples of
the latest 1922 weaves and patterns
at prices that defy competition.
ALTERATIONS, CLEANING AND PRESSING
CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO
Ilo-llo Block Cumberland
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A
Rattling Good Car
CUT OUT THE RATTLE—
Or rather let us do It.   We know how to make your car behave,
and will give you a lot of free advice on the subject If you ask us.
Harling & Ledingham
Telephone 8 Cumberland P.O. Box 319
Marocchi Bros.
Grocers and
Bakers
Cumberland and Courtenay, B.C.
YOU WILL BE READY
for those holiday rides after the
necessary welding has been done
on your car. Why not employ
us to do the work? We have
the proper facilities and the skilled welders and our costs are low.
Give   us   the   chance.
CUMBERLAND GARAGE
A. R. Kierstead, Prop.
Third Street Cumberland
CITY MEAT
MARKET
For Best Quality
BEEF, VEAL, MUTTON AND
PORK
Fresh and Cured Fish
|    HOTELS AND CAMPS
| SPECIALLY CATERED TO
Our Motto:
"QUALITY AND SERVICE"
W. P. Symons
Proprietor
The cutting of Hie militia estimates
at the behest of the Liberal supporters of the Government—means that
the number and size of tho annual
summer camp will also have to be cut
down.
A child's first pride centred Ills
father and his mother and his home.
Then bis Interest spreads as his mind
develops and he begins to feel proud
of his country and its history, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1922
vr
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER
Tliree
(,s
Baseball With The
Intermediates
Last Sunday saw two more games
of the. intermediate league decided
The Cumberland boys took the Bevan
team Into camp, 6-1, at Bevan, and
the Japs outslugged the Union Bay
boys 13-10 on the Recreation
O.roiinds.
Japs 13, Union Buy 10
This game was very disappointing
to the spectators, who expected to
see a. snappy brand of ball. Both
teams have played airtight ball at the
Hay, but the diamond evidently was
too fast for them. The visitors
chased In five runs In the first and
also the third, but were held scoreless
afler that.
The Japs on the other hand kept
on driving the runs in and celebrated
Dangerfleld's entry the box, In favor
of Andorson, in the fourth by scoring
live runs, thus tlelng the score. This
encouraged the Japs and they added
a run in the fifth and two in the
eighth.    Score by Innings:
R. H. E.
Union Bay .... 505000000—10 10 5
Japanese   0415O102X—13   14     8
Batteries — Anderson, Dangerfield
and McKay; Ilojo and Togo.
Umpire, Harry Farmer.
Cumberland 0, Bevan 1
The Cumberland intermediates visited Bevan Sunday morning ln the
other IntiQmedlate league fixture.
The locals found little trouble ln
winning, the home team securing its
lone tally in the ninth Inning. Hunden fanned 15 batters for Cumberland
which will probably stand as a league
record for some time. Aitken pitched
steady ball for Bevan, allowing but
six safe singles In as many innings.
Westlield also twirled for Bevan and
gave away a hit every inning for
throe innings.
Both teams played good ball, although the diamond could hardly be
called fast. Cumberland bungled two
chances and Bevan four.
Umpire W. Aitken.
BASEBALL TEAM BROKE
EVEN IN TWO GAMES
(Continued from Page One)
ing caught at third.   Cain fanned.
The visitors scored another ln the
eighth. Bannerman got his first hit,
and Horton, after two men were
down, hit a hot one to Bailey, which
bounded out to the field. Finch sin
gled, scoring Bannerman. Horton
was the third out when he was forced
at third on King's hit to Aitken
Only three men faced Shakespeare
in Nanaimo's half ot the eighth. A.
Beattle hit to second and was thrown
out at first; Bailey Hied out to short
and Parkes struck out.
Kaye wound up a splendid day by
striking out three men on ten pitched
balls, receiving a rousing welcome
on his return to the dug-out tor the
feat.
Score by innings:
R. H. E.
Cumberland       000000110—2   7   4
Nanaimo   01002010X—4   4   2
Batteries — Cumberland, Shakespeare and Finch; Nanaimo, Kaye and
Piper.
Umpire—T. Aitken.
Cumberland Beat Ciiemainus
The locals won a league game on
Sunday last, when they met and defeated Chemalnus by a score of 17-4.
The game was a very one-sided affair
and was uninteresting from a spectator's point of view.
Do you know that a falcon in captivity will not live if it is not given
at least one bath a week, and that it
should be thoroughly bathed twice a
week7 No! Well, no one else knew
it around the Pickford-Falrbanks
Studio, at Hollywood, until one of
these birds was Imported from England to play a part In the Douglas
Fairbanks screen version of "Robin
Hood." Among the instructions sent
from the old country with this falcon
was one marked "especially important." This referred to the necessity
for cleanliness in the care of the
feathered creature.
IF   YOU
Dont Read This
YOU WILL LOSE MONEY ON YOUR NEXT PAIR OF SHOES
Compare these Prices
Black Box Toe, Rubber Heel, guaranteed solid $6.50
Brown Box Toe, welted, guaranteed solid $5.50
Tan Recede Toe, welted, guaranteed solid $6.75
Tan Box Toe, Best Calf Skin, Double Sole through
to heel, a shoe built for very hard wear $8.75
Wehaveanumberof pairs of white miner's Rubbers
which we will sell to clear at per pair $4.00
New lines of Ladies' Strap Slippers just in, at vary
moderate prices 84.25 to $6.75
We will sell to you any pair of Shoes we have in Stock
at a bargain—We must reduce our Stock—Before you
buy your next pair it will pay you to call in and look
over our stock.
CAVIN'S SHOE STORE
We Don't Sell Dry Goods —We Sell Footwear Only.
Baby Carriages
and Go-Carts
A NEW LINE JUST OPENED OUT
Wall Papers—A wide range of patterns and prices
from 10c a roll and up.
Beds, Springs and Mattresses — A full range and
prices adjusted to meet present conditions.
A full range of Bedroom and Dinlngroom Furniture.
The
Furniture Store
A. MacKinnon
Robert D.Webster
Passed To His Rest
Robert D. Webster, who has been
a resident ot Cumberland tor a great
many years, passed away on Saturday, June 10, at Vancouver, B.C.
Tho deceased, who was well known,
had suffered for a considerable time.
With a view to obtaining further medical advice, he left tor Vancouver, but
failed to rally, dying on Saturday,
June 10.
The remains were brought to Cumberland tor interment, the funeral
taking place on Wednesday afternoon
last at 4.30. The deceased was a
member of Union Lodge, No. 11, I.O.
O.F., a great many members of this
lodge attending and paying their last
respectts. <
He leaves to mourn his loss, a
mother, two Bisters, Mrs. F. Partridge
and Mrs. O. Yarrow, and three brothers, James, Charles and Cecil, all
residing In Cumberland.
The Rev. Jas. Hood officiated at the
graveBlde.  .
Many beautiful floral tributes were
received, amongst which were the
following:
Pillows—Family, Charles and Cecil,
Wreaths—Mr. and Mrs. J. Jones, of
Ladysmith; Mr. and Mrs. H. Watson,
nanaimo! Mr. and Mrs. F. Partridge;
Mr. and Mrs. O. Yarrow, Mr. and
Mrs. James Webster, Mother, Mr. and
Mrs. J, Stant and family.
Sprays—Mr. and Mrs. A. Watson,
Nanaimo; Isabel and Muriel, Mr. and
Mrs. W. McLellan, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Whyte, Mr. and Mrs. Mariuelll Mr. T.
Bannerman and family.
Harmony Rebekah Lodge, cross;
I.O.O.F., No. 11, three links; W. Hay-
man and family, cross.
ILHBIS
Interviewed Local Member
The residents of Trent River Road
appreciate the Improvements that
have been made and interviewed Mr.
Thomas Menzles, M.P.P., during his
recent visit, who promised to use his
best endeavors to secure additional
financial assistance, so that the road
may be extended. There'are now a
dozen farmers situated in that section
of the district.
A Kansas town offers a reward of
twenty-five cents to every boy who
brings a stray cat to the city pound.
If the city fathers here in Cumberland
were to offer even five cents per cat,
some ol our noted young citizens
would soon make a pot ot money; if
one ot them sighted tabby It would
be a case of the survival of the litest.
Getting Rid of the Thistle
So many farmers and residents ln
our neighborhood are having difficulty ln eradicating the noxious weed
known as the thistle, and tor the
benefit ot those affected the following
cure Is submitted. The Department
of Agriculture published a book called
"Weeds of Alberta," and it Is trom
that book that the pointers have been
obtained regarding the control ot the
thistle. The book states that, as the
roots of the thistle extend below the
level reached by the plow, other ways
than by plowing have to be used to
destroy the weed. The use ot a stiff-
tooth cultivator Is recommended, as
it cuts away the stalk and leaves of
the plant, and the roots finally die
from lack of air.
This method has been followed for
the past three years and with excellent results. In the fall of 1919, a
field was plowed which was bad with
thistles, and in 1920 a stiff tooth duck-
foot cultivator was used on the
thistle patches Just as the plants
started to show' above the ground,
which was not until May. During the
summer and fall, even to October, the
stiff tooth cultivator was used as soon
as the new stalks were noticeable,
which would be trom a week to ten
days after the previous cultivating.
In 1921, the thistle patch was watched
very carefully, in only five places did
any thistles grow, and ln these the
plants were small. This manner of
cultivation Is the only one that has
been found to successfully destroy
the weed, which is so fast becoming
a pest.
As a proof ot the claim that fans
keep In very close touch with the current activities of their favorites, It Is
cited that Douglas Fairbanks has
Just received a letter trom an English
admirer, residing in Bombay, India,
addressed as follows: "Mr. Doug
Robin Hood, care ot The Virginian,
Hollywood, Calif." Mr. Fairbanks Is
now In the midst of producing "Robin
Hood," and "The Virginian" is on
schedule as one of his future pictures.
Miss Nora Heald has recently been
appointed dramatic critic ot thi
Dally Mall. This Is the first time that
a woman has held such a position on
the staff ot the London dally newspaper. Miss Heald Is one of the
clever sisters of the late Ivan Heald,
a humorist with a whimsical genlum,
who was killed during the war.
Ilo=llo  Theatre
i   FRIDAY and SATURDAY ,JUNE 16th and 17th   I
1 You will want to jump out of your seat when you
j     see that mad stampede bearing down  upon  you —
j      thousands of fire-crazed steers rushing and careering
right into the lens of the camera!   And a man and a
girl apparently hopelessly caught in the thick of their
onrush.
| A thrill!   Such a one as you have never seen or
felt before.
And  then—a  terrific  battle  in  the  mountains
B      against odds which seemed hopelessly uneven.
Extra Attractions
Hurricane Hutch
and Comedy Pictures
Coming Wednesday Only
PEARL WHITE
in the (i-Reel Special Feature
The Broadway
Peacock
SATURDAY MATINEE DISCONTINUED
wwtiatn»mc,.
rfidantic thrill •v#r
shown in a western
production f
HARRT
CAREY
II
MAN
MAM
A UNIVERSAL-JEWEL
piBaenhxl by Carl Loemmlo
OtrecM by Stuart Paton
Story fry Joekeontjrsjtory
Usual Saturday Night Dance, 9.30
BELIEVE BARONET
ON PACIFIC COAST
Family   Seeks   Sir   Cloud   lllrett-
farnnc—Itehitlves on Van.
comer Island
A missing English baronet, who is
stated to ho widely known on the
Pacific Coast, is being advertised for
in the English papers.
He is Sir Claud J. Rlvett-Carnac,
fourth baronet, who was In England
In 1908, a year before his father died.
Since that time he has not corresponded with the family, who do not
even know whether the present baronet, now about 44 years of age, is
aware that he has succeeded to the
title.
Tho mother and sister desire to locate him, not only for sentimental
reasons, but because the baronetcy
fund, and the accumulated Interest In
the years since the death of tlio third
baronet, must he dealt with.
Practically nothing since 1!)16-1!U7
of an authentic nature is known of
the missing baronet, who it is stated,
declared when he left home tliat lie
would never return.
The family have evidence that tho
missing man has been seen on the
Pacific Coast. A newspaper reported
in 11115 his marriage to an actress in
Sun Francisco.
Sir Claud went to South Africa
early in the war, served ln the Cape
Mounted miles, and won a medal with
five clasps.
The heir to the title is Sir Claud's
cousin, William Perclval Rlvctt-Car-
nac, of London, England.
Col. Percy T. Rlvett-Carnac of Che-
mainus, who is widely known in the
Island, and Is also a South African
war veteran with distinguished service, is a relative of the missing baronet.
GIRLS' HARMONY  CLUB
Kenneth Davenport, who, as a member of the Douglas Fairbanks scenario staff, played a big part in getting
together lhe historical and legendary
dala for "Robin Hood," writing a
good share of the continuity, was formerly an actor and was a member of
the cast presenting "Tho Pit," the
famous slap' success In whicli Doug
appeared al tho same time. Mr. Dav-
8tar occupied lhe same dressing-
room for a Whole season, starting a
lioon compauionshlpsulp which hat'
never waned since.
The Girls' Harmony Club gave a
social evening on Wednesday evening
last at the home of Mrs. Oliver. Thin
function brings to a close the exercises of the club for «he season,
whicli will be resumed In September.
Tho rooms wero tastefully decorated, and very conveniently arranged,
which displayed considerable forethought on the part of the hostess.
Various forms of games were Indulged in, some of which wero of unusual Interest, being very original.
Several vocal and violin solos wero
rendered, while Mrs. Oliver played
the accompaniments in a very capable manner.
The refreshment were daintily
served anil every one enjoyed tlio
evening to tlle utmost.
2 MONTHS' HARD LABOR
Ma Jan Sow. a resident of Union.
Bay, was charged before Magistrate
Bitinl Willi having opium Iu his possession, and was sent down for two
months with hard labor. Constable
Hicks, of the R.N.W.M.P., took tho
accused to Vancouver on Wednesday
Jersey Ice Cream
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TOE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER
SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 19S2
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER
Published every Saturday morning at
Cumberland, IJ. C,
EDWARD W. BICKLE
SATURDAY   JUNE  17
1922
SELFISHNESS
Probably the greatest iuipedinieti;
to progress ln Cumberland, and in all
other towns in this wide, wide world.
Is selfishness. The most miserable
human on earth is the man, or perchance the woman, who Is Inuocu-
lated with the virus of selfishness.
and yet we all suffer from this blast
Ing disease. Selfishness is the trail
of the slippery eel. It Is the appetlti
ot the gnawing rat.
It Is the devilish selfishness on the
part of a woman that lias closed the
Ooor to many a happy home, and sent
tho man in a delicious dream down
to hell. It Is selfishness that causes
the husband to withhold from the
wife the means needed to buy the improvements that will lessen her wort
ln the kitchen. If it were possible to
taka from this world all its selfishness we would have little need foi
any reforms.
Did you ever stop to think how thi;
leprosy oi; selfishness has fastened
Itself upon you?
How often have you wrapped tin
cloak of sullen selfishness about you
and walked hurriedly past the cripple
selling pencils on the corner? How
many times today have you thoughi
of self, and how many times this verj
day have you really considered the
Interests of others?
Some men are so goshblamod
greedy for yellow gold ami so selfish
that when they come in your presence
thuy cause your skin to shrink and
you break out all over with goose
pimples.
Selfishness ia the most Insufferable,
Insupportable trait In human character, suve one.
ASK   YOURSELF
THIS TIME OF YEAR
There Is something wrong here in
this office — something radically
wrong with the editorial "us."
As we endeavor to wield the newsy
pencil, the eyes become drowsy, and
away back, there is a dull ache.
The thinking faculties are sluggish
and although the body must be
hungry, wo lnck the desire for food
and drink.
Wo don't even care for reading, and
when we put our thoughts on paper,
they are dry and dull—luck the proper punch.
Eureka I    There is the secrete
A barefooted boy, with dirty knees
and finger nails, a hole in liis straw-
hat, no troubles before him but
fisbln'.
And that's wl it we need—todriy.
So, If this paper doesn't get out on
time this week, or It It does, and you
look at It and see nothing of interest
—why, Just grab a pole and line and
come down to that cool old place,
Comox Lake, and we'll share the
bait.
As you push your tired legs through
your trousers to the merry jingle of
the ularm clock, do you ever recall
those days when you jumped out of
lied, tossed on your two-piece suit of
hickory waist and that pair of pants
.villi the patch on the seat, grabbed
lie old straw hat with tho hole in the
•op and slid down the banisters to
that savory breakfast of bacon and
egg? Do you ever stop to wonder if
tite staid old business man of today
could really be the lad who couldn't
wait to open the gate, but leaped over
it and raised a cloud of dust as he
ran barefooted down the village
meet to whistle for Skinny on his
vay to the pond? Can those weary
jlil feet be tho same that once suffered from a stubbed toe and the
ground-Itch? Can that shiny bald
pate or the head with Its locks o.'
grey be the same that was cut so
close that the hair would dry almost
between dives In the old creek? What
lias become of that happy-go-lucky
hoy that ate so heartily of healthy
food and slept so soundly on the old
itraw mattress? Is It that boy's
fault or the fault of the Irritable man
you have made out of that boy, that
Indigestion now torments you and Insomnia liceps you figuring ln the wcj
small hours ot the night? What bc-
eanio of that barefooted boy, anyway,
nnd whose fault was It?
P. P. HARRISON
Barrister and Solicitor
Notary Public
CUMBERLAND - -  B. C.
Lui Francescini
Shoemaker
Shoe Repairing a Specialty.
CUMBERLAND.  B.C.
THE SAND PILE OF LIFE
A mother recently planned a sand
pile for the pleasure  of   two   small
children.     After    some   negotiations
the load of sand was delivered and
tbO father had  It dumped    under    a
cherry tree and  a board    was    put
acro:.3 one side of the pile of sand to
keen It In place.    The children were
delighted and went   busily   to   work
with little buckets and spoons, fush-
lonlhg t Illinois and wonderful palaces
In the °n:-.d. Then the little boy began
to carry tho snnd    away    and    the
mother, watching from   the   kitchen
window, lnd to stop and explain thai
!f the sand  was  carried   uway,   the
nice sand pile would In time be all
gone and  the  playground  destroyed.
Tho little fellow    saw    the truth of
mother's statement and   the   rest of
the day lhe little boy nnd the little
girl played beneath  the cherry  tree
happy In tho Joy   of   tlio   snnd pile,
"hat night when   the   little brother
his sister had been tucked  Into
, and mother   sat   mending,  jdie
J the father what a relief the sand
lo was to he.     Now   the   children
.ould be content to play In their own
yard and mother could  watch  them
rom the kitchen window.    The sand
lie was to prove a good Investment,
luring the night    the    family  were
,'akened by a storm.    The heavens
ened and the rain came dtfwn  In
rrents.   As tho father went to close
tho window, a vivid flash of lightning
lit up the yard and he saw the llltle
buckets and the spoons, and the sand
pile helng swept    away    toward tho
street    In the   morning,   when   the
little boy nnd his sister went to look
for the ennd   pile,   It   was   gone —
washed away   In   the   storm   of   the
nl&ht before     As   the   mother comforted her disappointed   children   at
breakfast, father sipped    his    coffee
And thought how other wall-planned
THE CLASS OF '22
Commencement time!
What would you not give to be a
member of the graduating class of
1022 and stand once more with those
graduatos, the clean, unsoiled pages
of your life lying white before you
Tiie poet truly bus said: "Of all
.ad words of tongue or pen, the sad
lest nro these: it might have been."
There Is no use ln recalling the old
class motto: "The mill will never
grind with the water that is past,"
■till, a fellow, and a lass, too for that
mailer, who graduated long ago, cannot help kicking himself, sometimes,
for the blunders be has made.
Hut what right have we has-beens
lo butt In, anyway? This season belongs to the class of 1922. The young
gentlemen and ladles who stand today
In all the beauty of their youth are
having their commencement and they
are entitled to the spotlight and the
center of the stage. We do not envy
i hem, for we know the pathway
ahead is strewn with heartaches and
jitter disappointments.
This is their day. The flowers
never were quite so beautiful; the
sun never quite so fair. It Is one of
their big, happy days. The next will
he their wedding day. The really
glorious days of life are few; and
some of us never realize them all.
So, children, throw hack your heads
and get tiie most out of your commencement night. We all bow In
homage to the sweet girl graduate
and admlro the brfy who lays aside
his books to wrestle with the grim
problems of life. It Is your day and
we rejoice that you are so happy. But
when you lay aside your books, and
realize that you never again will re
!pond to the call of the old school
bell, just remember that you will get
more practical knowledge after yon
leave the schoolroom than you ever
found in all your books from primer
to astronomy.
Truly, this is but the commencement of life.
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Wood for Sale
$700
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DOUBLE LOAD
for	
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ONE  WEEK ONLY
175   Sample   Curtain In l'/n-yard and 2-yard lengths   Special
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SPECIAL
JOB LOT OF ROMPERS CHILDREN'S DRESSES
Boys' Wash Suits at Bargain Prices
Ladies' White Repp Wash Skirts, Value $1.90.     Special Sale
Price, to clear	
Sample Lot of Ladies' Habutai Silk, Voile and L)imitie Waists, Values to
$3.75, Special Sale Price 	
Clearance Sale of Ladies' Panama and Outing Hats, Values to J1.50,
Sale Price 	
MEN'S DEPARTMENT
Soles and Solid Rubber Heel,
95c
$2.45
75c
Men's White Canvas Shoe's with Rubber
Regular $3.00, Sale Price 	
Men's Fawn Canvas Shoes, Rubber Soles and Solid Rubber Heels.
Regular Price $3.50, to clear	
Job Lot of Men's Straw Hats, Values to  $3.50
Your Choice 	
Men's Colored Cotton Sox, Regular 35c pair,
4 pairs for :	
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BOYS' DEPARTMENT
Boys' Striped Sport Shirts, to clear  $1.50
Boys' Shirt Waists in Blue Chambray, White, Striped and Black fl»-1 Ofl
Regular $3.90
Regular $1.75, to cleat-
Boys' Brown Canvas Shoes, Leather Soles and Heels
Sale Price 	
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Pure Strawberry Jam, 4s
W. C.
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Ladies' and
Gent's   Tailoring
Alterations, Repairs, Finishing
and Pressing
King Bench
per tin   $1.10
Fresh Ground Coffee, regular 7(ic. Per lb., .50
Shoe Polish, Black and brown, regular 15c.
Per  box of one dozen   95
Ginger Snaps, 2 1-2 His for   ..Ml
Cheese, mild Canadian, per lb  .25
Bulk Sultana Raisins, regular 35c, per lb  .25
Bulk Currants, 2 1-2 lbs for  50
Bowat's Sour Mixed Pickles, large bottle .... .55
Rowat's White Onion  Pickles, bottle   .55
Ramsay's Soda Crackers, In cartons   .25
Camosun Orange Marmalade, Is glass Jars .... ,25
RESEARCH DEVELOPS NEW DSE
FOR CANADIAN WOOD
Many people when passing a shop
where automobile storagt batteries
nre sold must have noticed ln the
window one or two bntterles cut open
to» show the interior construction.
These sections show the edges of the
load plates used in the battery and
botween the plates very thin corrugated sheets of wood. These shoots
are known as separators and while
perhaps appearing relatively unimportant have Iu fact been the subject
of extensive research.
Wood for battery separators must
possess special chemical and physical
properties and until very recently the
wooden separators used In Canada
were made almost exclusively of Imported woods. The Forest Products
Laboratories of the Forestry Branch,
Department of the Interior, recently
undertook research, to determine
whether any Canadian wood was suitable for separator work, and as a result found a most excellent material
in tho yellow cypress of British Columbia. Tills wood was found to possess tiie requisite properties to a high
degree and Is now in relugar commercial use for the manufacturers of
separators.
investments of his hud been swept
away like the little tots' sand pile.
Afler all, our sorrows and disappointment.; do not change a great deal as
we grow older. We are continually
losing our sand piles.
EDWARD ROBINSON
Phone 121 Box 33
jlnrjpnrt Avenue, Cumberland.
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First Class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
v  Introducing Nu Jell
TODAY'S SPECIAL—$1.00 for one Beautiful Mould and 6 packages of Jelly. Each
package of Nu-Jell makes one pint of Beautiful Jelly. Sets Firm and Clear, and
a most Delicious Flavor.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES—Local Strawberries, Fresh Tomatoes, Fresh Green
Peas, Carrots and Turnips, Head lettuce, Rhubarb , Cucumbers, Grape Fruit,
Gooseberries, etc.
iKllMMIMRIM^
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You Want The Best Milk
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Also
ALL KINDS OF FERTILIZERS
Leave Orders nt
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FOR
WINDOWS, DOORS, FRAMES,
INTERIOR TRIM AND
GENERAL FACTORY  WORK
write for prices to
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HINTS FOR CAMPERS  IN  TjlE
FOREST
Build a small camp-fire. Build il
in tlle open, not against a tree or log
or near brush. Scrape away the trash
from all around It.
We arc in receipt of a circular from
liio B.C. Gout Breeders' Association
if any of our readers arc interested
in these very profitable animals, or
Intend to purchase any in the near
future, we shall he pleased to give
them any Information we may have,
ami furnish them with the names and
addresses of reputable dealers.
Milk  Goats
Milk goats are particularly adapted
for the small-holder, and for people
in outlying districts, as they enable
one to become more self-supporting,
and are of great use in cleaning up
brush weeds, etc.
When you realize tliat a good average goat will supply you with two
quarts of rich, delicious milk a day,
and that from that milk you can make
butter «and cheese, you will want to
keep a gont, just as you now keep
chickens to get your own fresh eggs.
It is recommended, however, that two
goats he kept, so that one would al
ways be In milk, nud besides, no
animal does well alone. You can
keep a goat at a cost of from a dollar
to a dollar and a half a month.
The prejudice existing against milk
goats in the minds of lliose who have
not had experience with them Is duo
lo ignorance. Nanny goats have no
objectionable odor—rather the opposite—and the milk, Instead of being
strong-tasting, as some people imagine, is ns sweet and wholesome, if not
more so, than any got from cows
The goat, moreover, ls..a dainty and
particular feeder, and will not-toucli
soiled food; this nnd the open air lire
they enjoy accounts for their immunity from tuberculosis. Out of
ovor 60,000 goats killed for food In
one abattoir alone in the States
during the last ten years not one case
of tuberculosis was found.
Goat's milk is rich, containing from
live to six per cent hutterfat, and yet
the fat globules ore so small that the
milk Is digested in one-third of the
time it takes to digest cow's milk;
tills Is why goat's milk make's such
an ideal food for infants and invalids.
lloast kid equals, If it does not surpass roast lamb, and mature goats or
neuters are used as mutton, and in
ninny parts of the world are the only
source of supply of that food.
As showing the distribution of goats
througbout the world, It may be mentioned that iu India there are 30,000,-
000; in United States, 3,000,000; ln
Mexico, 4,000,000; in Argentine, 4,000,-
000; in Brazil, 10,000,000; In France,
1,500,000; in Germany, 3,600,000; In
Spain, 3,00,000, etc.
A good average common goat ln
milk will cost from $40.00 up. Milk
goats with some breeding ln them will
fetch higher prices, and registered
pure-bred stock of high quality Is
worth on the basis of $75.00 and up
for five months' old kids. Remember
that goats, especially good ones, are
scarce and the supply will not equal
the demand for years to come, »and
that although'the first cost Is high,
the feed cost is only nominal and a
good milker will soon pay fir Itself.
Warning
When buying a goat, see it milked
or got a line on tiie milk yield of its
dam or sisters. There are people exploiting the goat business for ail it is
worth, and ready to take advantage
of your ignorance.
When buying a pure-bred or regis
tered grade goat, get the seller to
hand you the Canadian or American
registration papers, together with
transfer application form duly signed,
and If the ear tags are not in the
goat'B ears get them also.
Angora Coats
Anguras are entirely distinct from
milk goats, being raised for their wool
or mohair. They are white goats
with long, curly coats, horns and
drooping ears. Hundreds of thou
sands are kept in the States of Wash'
ington aud Oregon, as well as other
States to the South. They have not
been bred to any great extent In
British Columbia, but should do well
here. The poorer grades are used for
clearing land.
Why labor to clear land? Let goats
do It for you and bring In an Income
at the same time.
The women of Canada regret the
cut of $400,000 in the militia estimates. Canadian women have always
endeavored to tench their sons and
daughters that the glories of citizenship rest on the proper sense of individuality.
BREAD!
Do you eat it for lunch with
fresh fruit and milk?
Or do you e •; other less nbur-
ishing foods ?
The way you feel is a matter
of the kind of food you eat.
Natural foods are the best.
Bread is nourishing.
Bread with milk and fruit is
delicious.
Eat right and feel right.
Bread is your Best Food—Eat
more of it.
Eat
HALLWAYS BREAD
—is the' Bread that Builds
THE NEW HOME
BAKERY     ~
has   prepared
Mr. Leonard Frank
for the Canadian Collieries
of beautiful pictures portraying the
inside workings of the Extension
orate specimens of the photographic
art, and give a good idea of conditions
twenty-two pictures in the book,
which not only portrays the Inside
workings but gives a representation
of all the machinery and railroads ln
connection with the transportation
facilities. These pictures will be
used iu illustrations in the newspapers throughout the province. They
should draw attontlon in Europe to
tiie extent of tho staple Industry of
Vancouver Island. u
saturdaY, June 17, till
THE  CUMBERLAND  ISLANDER
flv.
Summer Shoes
Now Showing
Ladies' and Growing
Girls' Patent Slippers
priced at $2.50 pair.
The latest in Brown
Brogues one and two
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$7.50, now $5.50 and
$5.75.
Ladies' White Canvas
Strap Slippers and Oxfords, leather soles, reduced to $2.50 pair.
A full line of White and Brown Canvas, Rubber
Soled Oxfords and Lace Shoes priced from $1.00 a pair.
GIVEN AWAY FREE
One Chance With Every Dollar Spent
A CABINET GRAMOPHONE VALUE
$100.00
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Annihilation Of A Nation
Montenegrins Effort to Prevent Annexation.of Their Country to
Serbia—Reparations Commission Doesn't Know to Whom
to Pay $2,000,000 Collected for Montenegro
11) WALTER LITTLEFIELD
At Genoa this week the destitute
remnant of the Government de jure
of Montenegro will Journey from Its
headquarters in the old mansion at
7 Via Volturno, Rome, and before the
Supreme Council of the Allies attempt
to secure a recognition, which, while
frequently and eloquently acknowled-
cd by various heads of the Entente
chancelleries, has always been Ignored by their representative bodies
—the Supreme Council, the Council
of Ambassadors and the League of
Nations.   «
The anomaly is so extraordinary
that an inquiry Into Its causes should
be of vital concern for all those who
still believe in saving some fragments of the war's Idealism, almost
obliterated by succeeding conventions.
One need not be a partisan ot the
arguments advanced for the Independence of Montenegro on the one hand,
or for her absorption by Serbia on
the other, without being able to
realize where the truth lies.
It Is perfectly obvious why Italy
for political, strategic and dynastic
reasons should wish It to be restored
to full liberty of action as an Independent State.   It Is equally obvious
why France should not desire this to
be so. The propaganda of each, In
order to secure Its-ends, Is open to
suspicion. Moreover, the noncommittal attitude of the British Govern
ment is no mystery. There is only
one possible deduction to make from
the refusal ot this Government ot the
request made ln the House ot Commons to publish the report of the
Count de Sails on Montenegrin conditions. The report utterly condemned
the methods practiced by Serbia and
supported by France and the French
Generals, Franchet d'Esperey and
Venal, by which Montenegro was annexed to Serbia, and the publication
of these things by the British Government would hardly be considered aB
a friendly act toward France, whose
sensitiveness has been one of the
most trying elements ln post-bellum
readjustments.
It does not particularly matter
whether the de Sails report confirms
ln all Its gruesome details, "The
Bloody Album of the Karageorge
vltch.' • The fact that It Is a general
confirmation of the alleged atrocities
of the Serbs In Montenegro Is quite
sufficient for all reasonable persons,
And, finally, It Is perfectly natural
that   our   own   State   Department,
The telephone at your elbow seems so simple
an instrument, it does its work so quietly and
quickly, that it is difficult to realize the vast
and complex equipment, the delicate and manifold adjustments, the ceaseless human care in
the central office.
It is the skill behind the scenes, together with scientific
development and construction, efficient maintenance and
operation, which make it possible for you to rely upon the
telephone day and night.
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Slab Wood (double load) $4.50
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or Leave Orders at Vendome Hotel,
Rough Boys Well
Leathered
having found It necessary ln January,
1921, to withdraw the exequaturs ot
the diplomatic and consular officers
of Montenegro, should not care to no
bothered with an explanation as to
why It did so—should, ln fact, ignore
all requests made by the de Jure Government of Montenegro for an explanation.
A Grave Injustice
The only thing that matters is that
a grave Injustice has been done a
brave and ancient people. The steps
by which this injustice has been developed may be read as an open
book:
Montenegro, with an area about
that of Connecticut and a population
about that of Rhode Island, became.
In the seventh century, the cradle ol
the tribes of Slavs pressing down into
the Balkans from the northeast, and
ln the succeeding five centuries, principally under Its Kings, Bodin and
Michael, It greatly flourished until
Incorporated ln the great Serbian
Kingdom of the middle ages.
This kingdom was obliterated by
the Turks on the Plain ot the Blackbird—Kossovo, 1389—and henceforth
Montenegro, whose black shadow of
its greatest mountain, Lovscbem,
gave to It Its name, because the
asylum tor the Slavs escaping from
the slavery ot the Turks. They and
the survivors of Kossovo, mostly
Serbians aristocrats, formed the new
Montenegro, which for centuries was
the only nation ln the peninsula
which successfully defied the invasion
of the Turks, even when the latter
had passed on and were thundering
at the gates of Vienna. Under Its
Bishops, Princes, and finally a King,
Montenegro always took the lead in
the successive attempts to drive the
Turks from Europe, and Its moun
tains as often offered a sure refuge
to the defeated survivors, Montenegro fired the first shot iu the first
Balkan war of 1912, sent 10,000
troops to aid Serbia against Bulgaria
ln the second Balkan war of 1913,
and followed Serbia Into the World
War ln August, 1914.
King Nicholas, of Montenegro, who
died In exile.a year ago, has been
accussed of trying to make a separate
peace with Austria in the spring of
1915. If he did so, nothing came of
the negotiations, for ln the Autumn
ot that year we find his adult male
population mobilized to a man and
gallantly defending the left flank of
the Serbian Army as It retreated from
Belgrade. Then there was the sur
render of Mount Lovschon, which
was said to command the Austrian
ships in the Bay ol Cattaro—commanded them It only It had possessed
12-Inch guns, which the Allies, after
numerous promises, failed to provide.
Again negotiations with Vienna were
reported, but it there were any they
must have proved as unsuccessful as
the former, for Nicholas and members
ot his responsible Government fled
to France. During the period, of Austrian occupation the Invaders had no
more success ln establishing a provincial government In Montenegro
than Serbia now has in establishing
one of annexation.
All through the war and down to
the time of the armistice Entente
statesmen and even President Wilson
repeatedly spoke with the same fervor about restoring Montenegro as
they did about the restoration of Bel-
glum and Serbia, about the lost provinces of France, about the rights ol
Greek nationals in Turkey.
Influence of Two Events
But two events were to take place
in November, 1918, which were lo
make all these pious utterances ineffective at the Paris peace conferences and at the other conferences
that followed—ineffective even before
the Council and the Assembly of the
League of Nations,- An almost humorous episode ot the situation is that
the Reparation Commission has
$2,000,000 collected tor and due Montenegro, but doosu't apparently know
to whom to pay It although Serbia has
put ln a claim.
In extenuation of the attltudo of
the Washington Government It has
been officially stated that tho presence of the de Jure Government of
Montenegro at Rome Is quite Irregular. Is it, however, any more Irregular than the presence of a Russian
embassy at    the    defunct Kerensky
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Government at Washington?
Now what were the two events
which in November, 191S, seemed to1
change the entire status of Montenegro? In the lirst place, a National
•\ssenibly was elected in Montenegro
in November 19, and five days later,
neeting at Podgorica, proceeded to
/ote the annexation of the country
o Serbia and to abolish the dynasty.
Then the Government at Belgrade
'ratified" this vote. We see, there-'
ore, that the present onicially ac-,
opted, but legally unacknowledged,
tatus of Montenegro had ils origin
n the vote of the National Assembly
it Podgorica. It is said in extenua-
ion of the Serbian officials who con-
lucted tlio elections wilh the aid of
lie French military that It was Im-
losslblo to gather the old Assembly
lecause two-fifths of the doputiea
/ere refugees abroad, and so it beanie necessary to elect u now one.
.low this election was absolutely un-
iotistituttonnl, as no opportunity wm
;lven tor ihe gathering of the old
Parliament which hail been ordered
o re-assemblc by royal decree on tlle
lay after -the armistice was signed.
It docs not matter whether the Sor-
ilan officials, who were hurried from
llelgr'ade to supervise tho elections,
.'xcrciscd all their Ingenuity and honesty to have the elections lair. The
call for the elections in itself was an
illegal act, and, in its defiance of tho
Jecrce assembling the old Parliament, quite open to suspicion.
But was tills election fairly con-
duoted—and the report of the Count
de Sulis confirms that fact—why is
the report not published? In the circumstances it Is perfectly fair to believe tliat the report confirms nothing
of the sort; that its conclusions are,
on the contrary, quite the opposite.
This belief iinds both color and proof
In the stories told by Montenegrin
refugees in this country and in the
added fact tliat the people at home
are trying to show in every possible
way that they object to lhe domination of Serbia.
is It Reasonable!
And consider the history of Moute-
uegor, consider the history of Serbia.
Does It seem reasonable that the aristocrats of the Black Mountain, after
the struggle of centuries to maintain
their independence, and when that
independence was actually achieved
should suddenly decide to bocomo the
members of a people whoso ancestors
were the farm servants of those who
escaped from the slaughter of Kossovo? An ulllrmative answer does not
appeal to the understanding.
Nearly a year ago the Montenegrin
Government dispatched to the State
Department at Washington a memorandum relating to tlio revocation of
the exequatur of tile Montenegrin
Consul General, F, i>. Dix, resident
at New York. Aside from tbe specific
nature of the protest, as its general
lines will bo followed by the delegates at Genoa, It may not be found
uninteresting to read here the exact
contention of the Government de jure
in regard to tlle present situation.
The document, which is signed by
J. S. Plamenatz, Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs, says iu part:
"When the Serbian troops, led by
French officers, entered Montenegro
and accomplished the annexation ot
tiie allied Montenegro by force and
bloodshed; and when the Montenegrin people rose in arms against this
new oppressor, President Wilson, at
one of the sittings of the i'eace Conference, composed a message which
was communicated to the .Montenegrin people through the Montenegrin
Government and my means of the
French military authorities. Hy this
telegram the representatives of the
great powers appealed to the Montenegrin people to stop all further
bloodshed, assuring them tbat they
would he given tho right of free self-
determination,
"The term 'free self-determination'
cad be understood in only two ways:
either the right of self-determination
as foreseen in the Montenegrin Constitution or the self-determination
which was granted even m onomvl
provinces, such as Hleswig, Upper
Silesia, etc.
"if   President  Wilson's   message   I"
ilie people of Montenegro meant tho
Ilrst method, then Montenogro should
have been restored In the same way
as Belgium and Serbia, If. however,
the second method was Intended bv
the words 'free Belt-determination,'
this should have been carried out by
means of a plebiscite, which would
naturally mean the withdrawal of the
Serbian Army of Occupation, while
Lhe vot'ng would be conl rolled by the
great allied powers.
"However, neither the ono nor the
other has yet been put into practice,
so that the question of .Montenegro
still remains open, while Ihe great
powers are hound to settle it in favor
of the constitutional liberty of the
.Montenegrin  people.
"Taking Into consideration all the
foregoing facts, tlio royal Government
of Montenegro cannot believe that
the Government of the United States
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Let us introduce OUR NEW HOUSE MAID.
You will SEE her in this paper every week, and
she will give you NEW IDEAS about furnishing your
home so you will be PROUD of it.
When you read what our new Housemaid says
you will learn WHERE to buy the things you NEED
to beautify your home at LOW PRICES.
What we tell you about our furniture is the
TRUTH—that is the way we have made a success of
our business.
Let US Furnish YOUR Furniture
Jeune's Furniture Store
Opposite the Double-Arrow Sign
PHONE 144 COURTENAY, B. C.
DENTAL
CREME
COUPLETS cleanliness Is your best assurance against
tooth trouble*. There is no dentifrice so well devised
to give supreme cleanliness at Klauo.
The creamy, quickly soluble lather whitens the teeth,
hardens the gums, and brings to the mouth that Coolj
Clean, Klenio Fctling.   Step in today and get a tube.
Frost's Pharmacy
The Rexall Store
An Ideal Place to Entertain Your
Friends
The
MaplesTea House
Royston Beach
ICE CREAM
LIGHT LUNCHES
CHOCOLATES, ETC.
AFTERNOON TEAS
•tho most civilized country In lhe
world ■ would commit an act which
would mean the breaking off of a
diplomatic relations with Montenogro. Such an action would not only
;iiil the criminal Intentions of Belgrade, but would Ignoro ail Die principles of International morality and
Justice,   and     Ihe     United    Stales   of
America would be guilty of not keeping Its given word and respecting Ihe
sovereignty   "if   Montenegro."
Now, even  though  we may hot be
ill entire sympathy wilh the feverish
language of lhe foregoing document.
It will be admitted ihat the provocation to Indulge In It wus very great
and Hint lhe faci remains ■-- unexplained, Ignored and apparently unjustifiable. — 1'er Michael G. DUlatO-
vltch, Cumberland,
Nqvor leave a ramp-ilrc, even for n
Bhorl time, without quenching It with
water and then covering it with earth. Six
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER
SATURDAY, JUNE it 1842
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Standing, sitting and walking correctly
are the first essentials to good health
and that elusive charm we call style
Personal Mention
A LL wortien wish to be well; but all women
ytS do not appreciate the vital importance
JL 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 the 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."
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The Original-Unequalled Front Lacing Corsets
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 the one word, style. i
We unreservedly recommend Gossard Corsets
as the complete expression of modern corsetry.
Our highly specialized corset service is maintained with a full appreciation of the exacting
needs of the modern, active woman.
ORYOOODS
GENTS FURMSffllVOS
Ancient Order of Foresters
Hastings are held on the second
and fourth Wednesdays of each month,
In tho Frkitrnlty Hall, Dunsmuir Ave.
Visiting brethren cordially Invited.
Edward Gomm, Chief Ranger.
J. Vaughan, Secretary.
P. Slaughter, Treasurer.
Garden Party on Wednesday
The ladies' aid of St George's Presbyterian Church are holding a garden
party on Mrs. Parnhain's lawn on
Wednesday afternoon, June 21. Afternoon tea, ices, etc, will be served
by the ladies. A fancy and plain
sewing stall will bo In evidonco and
also the "can't do without It" home-
cooking stall.
Eaeagg
CARD OF THANKS
Mrs. Webster and family wish to
thank their many friend; for their
kindness and sympathy, also for the
many beautiful floral tributes, sent In
their recent sad bereavement iu the
loss of a loving son and brother.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Advertisements of coming events,
ile, under this head charged ut the
r.iii o*' it) cents a line. Announce'
incuts iu black face type, 20 cents n
CLASSIFIED ADS.
(htrgcu foi advertisements in thi-
"I. mo '.iiii
Ik cents H word s'er iirsi Insertion,
;>iiii ;> minimum charge nf 115 cents;
one]) additlon.il insertion, a cent a
tvortli minimum 'Charge, 25 cents an
IiiKortlou*
....('ash tilth order or booking foe in'
.:„ conts charged.
After visiting relatives In Lady-
;mlth for several days, Mr. James
Burns returned to Cumberland on
Saturday last.
James Dick, Paymaster, returned
rom a visit to Victoria on Thursday.
f'olville C.  Graham returned  from
,'oiicouver Friday morning.
Miss II. Picketti and Miss M. To-
lacco returned from Vancouver on
.ionday last.
Mr.   Toltinger.  of  Victoria,  was  a
isltor In town  during the week on
aisiness.
A miscellaneous shower was held
at the home or Mrs. D. II. MacDonald.
Maryport Avenue, on Friday afternoon lost In honor of Miss Harllng,
whose marriage to Mr. John Ledlng-
linni took place on Wednesday morning last. Many beautiful presents
were received coupled with lots of
tood uattired advice to the recipient.
SHIPPING AT CANADIAN
COLLIERIES' COALING
WHARF AT UNION BAY
Wick Kndlng June 15, 1932
Esdud, coastwise; Yokohama Maru,
Sattle, Wash; Chohalius, coastwise;
Beatrice, coastwise; Achates coastwise; Storm King, coastwise; Che-
uiainus, coastwise; Earl, coastwise;
Progressive, coastwise; Dola, Vancouver;' C.P.R. Hulk 100, Vancouver;
Moresby, coastwise; "Howltt Hall,
Vancouver.
LIEUT.-GOVERNOR NICOL
PRESENTS CODERRE CUP
(Continued from Page One)
ger, who invariably remains in the
background, but takes a very keen
interest in first aid and mine rescue
work and the safety of the employees.
Mr. Graham then proceeded to present the special prizes, which con
sisted of a beautiful gold watch In
a plush case with the name of each
member of the team engraved on tlle
back. This finished the presentation;
the general superintendent took his
seat; the team stood in silence. A.'J,
Taylor, the captain, had thanked the
Lieutenant-Governor, also the Hon.
Mr. Sloan, Minister of lllnes, for being present. At last Taylor says, "I
don't know what to say this time,"
and the superintendent spoke up and
said, "Just carry on," and this finished the presentation ot cup and
medals.
Mr. E. S. H. Winn, chairman of the
Compensation Board, gave a few re
marks; when they first started they
had 21 employees using first aid work
and they now have 2,340 with 6,000
trained men. At first it cost $170,000
in disability payments, now it had
fallen to under $20,000.
Rev. Thomns Menzles, M.P.P., gave
a very interesting address and said
it was a red letter night for Cumberland and Nanaimo as it took men of
sterling quality to win such honors.
He gave great credit to the men who
understood first aid work In helping
their fellow workmen, and to have
attained such proficiency between
employer and employee. The chairman gave a hearty invitation to ail
young men to join first nid classes.
Charles Graham, District Superin
tendent, nnd A. J. Taylor, captain of
No. 1 sui face team, came forward
,Ir Taylor said it would have been
Impossible to obtain such results
..'ithoul the generous assistance of
he- management of tho Canadian Col-
lieri -s and handed the cup to Mr.
Graham for safe keeping. A hearty
•ole of thanks was tendered the Hon.
uictltenant-Governor and the Hon Mr.
..loan, Minisler of Mines, with the
ingiiig of "God Save lhe King," completed a very successful evening.
FOR SALE
FOR SALE) HEALTHY YOUNG PIGS
from 0 weeks to 2 months old, $f>.5(>
each. Also, wanted, helfor cnlves,
must ho from Ilrst class Jorsey
grades, It. Waddell, R.Il. 1, Cumberland. J17
HEMSTITCHING AND PLEATING
attachment; lltn any machine,
Price $2.50. Personal checks 10c
extra. BRIDQMAN SALES AGENCY, Box '12, St. Catharine's, Out.
Jy S
0-ROOMBD HOUSE FOR SALE—IN
llrst-class condition, Recently papered, painted and shingled. On
Windermere Avenue, lot 7. Also
two-roomed shack, recently beaver
boarded,   Apply P. 0. Box 49.
FOR SALE—OAKLANp HEATER IN
llrst-clnss condition, only used a
few months; open lire-place effect
Willi lire guard attached, Apply
Box 123  Islander.
HELP WANTED—FEMALE
WANTED — YOUNG WOMAN FOR
light housework In family of throe;
no young children, Apply P. O.
Box 73, Powell River
KEEP   COOL
Summer    Drinks
Lemonade Powder and Sherbet,     Raspberry Vinegar,
Lime Juice and Lime Juice Cordial,   "Grape Juice
Loganberry Juice,     Lemonade and Hires' Root Beer,
Thorpe's Ginger Beer and Ginger Ale
FULL STOCK OF FRESH FRUITS
Oranges, Lemons, Grape Fruit, Bananas, Apples and
Strawberries.
VEGETABLES
Hothouse Tomatoes and Cucumbers, Head Lettuce
and Green''Cabbage, Fresh Green Peas, Sweet Potatoes
Onions, Parsnips and Potatoes.
FOR COMPLETE SATISFACTION USE
Cream of the West Flour
Now $2.25 per 19-lb. Sack
Just Arrived New Stock of Glassware at Lowest
Market Prices—Tumblers $2.50, $2.00 and $1.75 per
dozen. Water Jugs, Water Sets, Berry Bowls and
Sets, Etc.
Burns  & Brown
B. & B. GROCERY
NEW CATAIOGUE  PUBLISHED
We ase in receipt of the new sea
son's catalogue and price list of the
British Columbia Nurseries Co., Ltd.
Tlle catalogue Is well compiled and
shows considerable thought on the
part of those responsible. Anyone
interested in the planting of homo
grown roses, shrubs, ornamentals or
fruit trees would be well advised to
obtain a copy of this catalogue, which
may be had free of charge by dropping a line to the B.C. Nurseries Co.,
Ltd., 904 Yorkshire Building, Van
couver, B.C. Any of our readers, who
are contemplating purchasing ornamental trees, shrubs, fruit trees, etc
can be sure of receiving service and
satisfaction from this renowned firm.
FIRST AID DANCE
WELL ATTENDED
The dance held nt the conclusion
of the concert and presentation of
cup and medals to the No. 4 mine surface team was a brilliant success
The large crowd of dancers attending were highly delighted with the
way they were catered to, An abundance of refreshments were served,
the ladies belonging to the Cumberland Centre of the St. John Ambulance Association being responsible.
Music for the dance was supplied by
Mrs. R. E. Frost, Mr. W. A. Owen, Mr,
\.  filling and  Mr. Plump.
Council Meeting Held
The city council hclil tholr regular
mooting on Monday evening, passed
the accounts nnd attended to such
business that required Immediate attention, and adjourned to allend the
presentation of cup nud medals in
lhe llo-Ilo thoatre,
EASTBOUNO
SUMMER EXCURSIONS
From Vancouver and Victoria
Wl.VNirai Ayn ft/) ST. PAUL
MINNEAPOLIS
CHICAGO     $86.00
DETROIT      $105.05
DlLl'TH
LONDON      $113.75
TOItONTO    $113.75
NIAGARA FALLS   $120.05
MONTREAL      $132.75
ST. JOHN    $100.30
QUEBEC     $111.80
HALIFAX    $1605
BOSTON   • $158.15
NEW YORK  $147.10
$13.00 additional for ocean trip between Victoria and Prlnco
Rupert. On sale dally to August 21st. Final return limit Oct
31st.
Choice of Routes—Stopovers and Sldetrips.
E. W. BICKLE, Agent, Cumberland, B.C.
Canadian NaMonafRailiuaiJ^
Wobd for Sale
DOUBLE LOAD
for 	
$7 00
Cut Any Length Required.
CHAS.  PEARSE
Phone 86F Happy Valley
D. Campbell's
Meat  Market
My endeavor is to please my
customers, and that with best
"Service," reasonable prices,
and best and freshest quality of
goods.
Fresh and Cured Meats, Vegetables and Fruits
D. CAMPBELL
Form 9.
LAND ACT
Notice of Intention to Apply to
Purchase Land
In Coast District Range If and sit.
-.mle In False Scooner Pass, and lying
Last of Schooner Pass which lies East
of Braliam Island, nt the Entrance to
Seymour Inlet.
Take notice that I, Ambrose Allison,
of Vancouver, l). c, occupation lumberman, Intends to npply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commenolng at a post planted at tho South Went Cornor ot Lot
SOS at the head of False Schooner Pass,
thence East 10 chains, thence South 60
chains, thence West 20 chains, thence
South 16 chains, thonce West 20 chains
to shore line, thence along shore to
point of commencement, and containing 100 acres more or less.
AMBROSE PICTON ALLISON
Dated: April 22nd, 1922. Jy 1,
Moil's
High Grade
Chocolates
FRESH STOCK ALWAYS
ON HAND
New shipments of these high-
grade confections arrive every
two weeks, ensuring fresh goods
all tho time.
Henderson's

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