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Cumberland Islander
At the
This Week-end
With which li consolidated the Cumberland News.
Badminton At
Imperial Courts
Parksville   Defeated   by   Local
Feather Pushers
The Imperial Badminton club enter-
mined a team ot Parksville players
at the Imperial Pavilion on Saturday
afternoon last avenging Hast year's
defeat by winning thirteen of the
eighteen games played. Some very
close an exciting contests were witnessed and thoroughly enjoyed by the
large number of spectators present.
Two of the Imperial club's steadiest
players went down to defeat In the
persons of Mr. and Mrs. Shenstone.
The Imperial players scored 476
points against 381 scored by Parksville;
scores    with    the   Imperial   jlayors
names first in each instance:
H. Stewart and Captain Ann
defeated Molliet and Thwattes, 15-14,
15-9; H. Idiens and O. Olsen defeated
Weld and Smith, 16-2, 16-6; T. Graham and F. R. Shenstone defeated
Forbes and Taylor, 16-7, 15-10.
Mrs. Shenstone and Miss MacKinnon lost to Mrs. Forbes and Miss Park,
£-15, 1-15; Mrs. Fairbum and Miss
Blckle defeated Mrs. Bourke and Miss
Feary, 16-3, 15-1; Mrs. Ledingham
and Miss Wood defeated Mrs. A. Taylor and Mrs. R, Taylor, 15-9, 11-15,
Shenstone and Mrs. Shenstone lost
j to Molliet and Mrs. Bourke, 1-16, 3-16;
Ash and Miss Mackinnon defeated
Thwaltea and Miss Park, 15-8, 7-16.
16-14; H. Idiens and Mrs. Fairburn
defeated' Weld and Mrs. Forbes, 15-1,
9-15, 15-3; Graham and Miss Blckle
defeated Smith and Miss Feary, 15-7,
15-10; Stewart and Mrs. Ledingham
defeated Forbes and Mrs. R. Taylor.
16-5, 16-6; Osier and Miss Wood defeated Taylor and Mrs. A. Taylor,
15-10, 10-16, 16-13.
Mrs. Shenstone lost to Miss Park.
7-11, 5-11; Miss Blckle lost to Mrs.
Forbes, 8-11 11-1, 6-11; Miss MacKinnon defeated Miss Feary, 11-1,11-0
The Cumberland Cricket Club old
time dance held In the Anglican Hall
on Friday evening last, whilst being
a very Jolly affair was not as well attended as expected, owing to many
counter attractions in the district;
The Cricket Ohib have been very unfortunate in choosing suitable dates
for their dances and whist drives. The
last one held had been advertised at
least three weeks bfore the day on
which it was to he held, and it is to
be regretted that some of the other
attractions could not have been arranged to suit. However, the boys are
still smiling and intend to carry on.
Another social will be held In the near
future when ample time will be allowed to advertise the aframr and also
Allow other clubs to arrange their
dates satisfactorily.
The drawing for the box of candy
took place at the dance, Tom Carney
being the successful winner. Friends
of the drub bad been very generous In
donating the candy. It was decided
to make up a second prize, this being
won by Miss Pearl Hunden. Dancing
continued after the drawing until
midnight, the Byng Boys' Orchestra
supplying first class music.
Mrs.. T. H. Mumford, Mrs. E. R.
Hicks, Mrs. G. K. McNaughton, Mrs.
J. Shortt, Mrs. W. H. Cops, Mrs. ,1.
H. Cameron, Mrs. A. Nunns, Mrs. Ea.l-
Ie, Mrs. G. W. Clinton, Mrs. E. Pickard, Mrs. T. Graham, Mrs. J. Diclt,
Mrs. J. Conway, Mrs. L. Stevens, Miss
Sehl and Miss Burrows, all members
of the Ladles' Bridge Club, met at the
home of Miss Molly Tarbell on Friday
afternoon last, when four tables were
In play, Mrs. E .Pickard being the winner of the afternoon's play.
A. W. Neill's
Local Member Active in Interests of District
H. E. Murray Has
Narrow Escape
Chandler Jitney Strikes Coupe
Driven by Murray
H. E. Murray of the teaching staff
of the Cumberland Public School had
a very narrow escape from serious injury on Saturday afternoon last at the
junction of the Cumberland road and
Island' Highway. Mr. Murray was on
•his way to the Badminton Courts at
the Imperial PtarlHon and on approaching the crossing and almost opposite Roy's residence put his car into
second gear, keeping a sharp look-out
for traffic from either Union Bay or
Courtenay. Not being able to see anyone he proceeded to cross the highway with the intention of going
straight on towards the wharf. When
about the centre of the raaidway he
was horrified to see a large touring
car, said to be travelling at a high
rate of speed, practically on top of
him. Realizing 'that a collision wa.-
alraost inevitable, Mr. Murray swerved the wheels of his car over to travel
in the same direction as the other car,
towards Courtenay. The latter struck
the Chevrolet Coupe almost In the
centre , forcing it over the roadway
and through the fence, causing considerable damage.
The Chandler car was driven by
Rowley Nunns, of Campbell River,
who is a jitney driver in the employ
of Ritchie, of the same place, received
no damage. Nunns also got out of the
mix-up with out Injury.
The only Injury sustained by Mr.
Murray was a small scratch on the
left hand.
Mr. A. W. Neill, member for Com-
ox-Alberni, can always be depended
upon to look after the Interests ot
Cumberland and the district In general, whilst at Ottawa. Owing to the
great publicity given to the use of
pulverized coal on an Atlantic steamer, residents of coal-mining centres
have been greatly Interested. Mr. A.
W. Nelll, with a view to the welfare of
Cumberland and district, Introduced
the 'following resolution on Wednesday of this iweek:
"Whereas the market for the output
of British Columbia coal mines Is seriously reduced by the competition of
fuel oil, imported at an enormous
i And whereas scientific research In
j Britain and elsewhere has dernon-
I strated that coal, when used In a hlgh-
: ly pulverized form, can successfully
! compete in price and results, with
fuel oil;
! And whereas it is very desirable
; that the output of our mines should
! be increased and more labour em-
| ployed;
Therefore be it resolved: That In
I the opinion of this House, In order to
i test and demonstrate the possibilities
j of pulverized coal, the Government
! should adapt one of their steamers on
j the Pacific Coast, and the furnace of
one of the Government public buttd-
Ingslngs In British Columbia, to the
use of pulverized coal from Vancouver Island mines,"
This resolution, if carried into effect
would follow closely on the decision
of Jhe Provincial Government to test
pulverized coal in a government building In Victoria and one In the interior
of .he Province,
Mr. Nelll states that friends have
told him that tests made In. England
have shown pulverized coal to be thlr- -
ty per cent, cheaper than fuel oil.
League Maintains
|  Big Interest
Checker Tournament Also Very
The billiard' league being run by
the Cumberland Literary and Athletic
Association has reached the 12th
round, having four more rounds to go.
All the players have and are still tak
lng such a keen Interest In the league
that It Is proposed to start another
one, just as soon as the present one
terminates. Young J. Robertson still
leads the league, the play of this
young member showing a marked improvement. The points obtained by
each player at the end of the 11th
round was as follows: J. Robertson,
20 points; W. Smith and G. Williams,
16 points each; S. Hatfield 14 points;
W. McMillan, Sam. Gough, Robert
jh-own, H. Jackson, 12 points each; T.
Carney, S, Hunt, 0. Frelone andD.
^ocKhart, 10 points each; T. Brown
and D. Martin, 8 points eaoh; C. Tobacco, 4 points; G W. Williams, 2
The checkers tournament is also
going strong, the various players
showing great Interest. At the present time Jack Williams heads the list
with 112 points, W. McMillan coming
second with 110 points. Joe Dallos,
however, is considered a strong contender with 100 points and two games
to playy.
Mrs. G. K. MacNaughton entertained at four tables of bridge last evening. Prize winners for the evening
•were Miss Janet Graham and Miss
Josephine Balagno. The guests for
the evening Included Misses Graham,
Dando, Robertson, Galllvan, Richardson, Till, I. and G. McFadyen, Sehl,
Balagno, MacKinnon, C. and L. Carey
and others.
Give B.C. Coal
A Chance To
Come Back
Veteran   Mining   Man   Wants
Province to Encourage
Prospectors .
VICTORIA, Feb. 7.—The day when
British Columbia, will manufacture all
Its oil and gasoline trom its vast coal
resources, was envisaged in the Legislature yesterday by N. A. Wallinger,
Conservative of Cranbrook, and a
veteran mining engineer. In a quiet,
constructive speech containing much
more worthwhile matter than the addresses of members iwho take up more
time in the House than he, Mr. Wallinger urged the Government to keep
abreast of the new movement to bring
back coal as the great fuel of the
world. To this end he advocated the
establishment of a research department which would seek methods of
using coal as well as other minerals.
"We should follow up the use of
pulverize!1 coal as a fuel tin this province, and the use of coal also for the
production of oil and gasoline," he
said. "All the oil and gasoline use!
In British Columbia should come from
our own coal. This Is bound to come
In time, as the present experiments
are perfected for commercial use."
Aftr many years in the hills as u
prospector and mining engineer himself, Mr. Wallinger uttered an Impressive plea for the men who aire finding
the mineral treasure troves of the
province. He deplored the fact that
he knew no prospector under 60 years
of age. Apparently young men. were
not becoming prospectors and he urged the government to remedy this
condition by assisting mineral hunters
Mr. W. P. Symonds, of the City Meat
Market, Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland,
desires to thank his numerous friends
for their valued patronage during his
absence and for the good-will and
courtesy shown to Mr. Manderville
and staff who had charge- of the store
during the past few months.
Mr. Symonds has now returned to
Cumberland and taken charge of the
business once again, where he will be
pleased to meet all his old friends and
patrons, and takes this opportunity of
"onveylng to one and all that service
and quality will be the motto of the
City Meat Market, as in the past, and
respectfully asks the continuance of
the patronage of the people ot Cumberland.
District Crib League Nears Finals
Team from Union Bay Favored
to Win Maynard Trophy
The Cumberland Literary and Athletic club entertained the Union Bay
cribbage team in a district league
game on Friday last and after some
very close and exciting games, the
teams emerged sharing the points.
Union Bay still head the league and
are favorites to cop the Maynard
trophy, donated by Mr. Harry May
nard of the Silver Spring Brewery
On completion ot the games last
Friday, the visitors were entertained
at supper at the Union Hotel, a short
social following the good eats put up
by the management of the Hotel. The
standing of the various teams in the
league at the present time Is as follows: Union Bay, 7 points; Cumberland Athletic club, 6 points; Bevan,
3 points; Cumberland Men's Social
Club, 1 point.
Jolly Surprise Party
A very Jolly surprise party was
held on Tuesday night last when some
fifteen members of the Dunsmuir Badminton club visited Miss Charlotte
Carey at her home on Maryport avenue. Cards and music were thorouh-
ly enjoyed by those present, prizes for
cards going to Mrs. C. Spooner, ladles' first, Mrs. W. H. Cope, second
with Mr. R. Yates Junr. and Mr. T.
Little obtaining first and second respectively. During the evening dainty refreshments were served, the
party breaking up about midnight.
Those present included: Mrs. C. H.
Spooner, Mrs. W. H. Cope, Miss Pearl
Hunden, Miss Carrie Richardson, Miss
Mary PlckeW, Miss Lou Sheppard.
Misses Lena and Charlotte Carey and
Messrs. W. H. Cope, R. Yates, B. Wilcock, T. Little, W Bennle and T. Carey
Doctors Callous
Unsympathetic And
Hard Says Member
Burnaby's Labor Member Assails Medical Board Working
Under Compensation Act.
Victoria, Feb. 7.—Dismissal of the
present medical board under the
Workmen's Compensation Act and the
appointment of a board of doctors better qualified for their iwork was urged
in the Leglslaure Monday by F. A.
Browne, Lobor Member for Burnaby.
While asseiing that the Workmen's
Compensation Board itself Is administering the law as well as It could be
administered, being what it is, the
Labor member declared that the medical board which examined Injured
workmen was "callous unsympathetic
and hard." It should be replaced, he
said, by more competent professional
men who would start their work with
a fresh viewpoint and not hardened
by routine. He quoted Dr. R. E. Mc-
Kenchte leading Vancouver Medical j
man, as declaring that members ol
the board were not the ablest men ob-
tainable as their salaries were not
sufficient to attract the best men.
Mr.   Browne asked  the  House   to
increase compensation to the full ex
tent of the injured man's wages.   He
quoted several concrete cases, which
he named, where he believed grave In-,
justice had been done to workers In j
the fixing of compensation.
Delegates Show
Great Interest In
New Cathedral
Holy Trinity  W.A.  Hold Well
Attended Meeting
Some twenty members of Holy Trinity W.A. met at the home of Mrs.
Treen on Monday evening last when
very Interstdng reports were received
from the delegates to the recent au-
nual meeting of the Diocesan Board of
the W.A., held at Victoria. Delegates
trom this end of the Island took a
prominent part In the proceedings of
the annual meeting, Mrs. Pack, of
Royston, replying to the address of
welcome to the delegates In a very
able manner, whilst the Rev. E. O.
Robathan preached a sermon on the
three attributes of W.A. work, "faith"
humility, love," at the opening service In Christ Church Cathedral.
One Interesting point in the report
of the Diocesan officers was the treasurer's figures on W.A. work. All
obligations had been met and a good
deal of work accomplished through
contributions from various branches.
The local delegates were also very
much Interested in the new Cathedral
the architect taking the visitors round
he building and explaining the points
of interest.
Unanimous approval was given to
the suggestion of the Bishop during
Mb address that the contributions of
the various branches of the W.A. be
used to build a "bay" and be used for
W.A. services.
January School Report
And Promotion List
The shield for attendance was won
by Division 5, Miss MacKinnon, with
97.2 per cent. Twenty-two beginners
iwere enrolled on February 1st making a total enrollment of 444. As tar
as possible, upper grades are being
treated as grades doing a year's work.
Parents of Entrance pupils are asked
to note that the Annual promotion
will he based on examinations In Feb-
bruary, March, April and May and
that perfect attndance as far as possible Is necessary.
Dlv. 1, Grade 8—H. E. Murray, tea-
oher. No. on roll 41, perfect attendances 26, Percentage of attendance,
96.73; No. of lates, 3.
Div. 2, Grade 7—T. A. G.alllvan
teacher. No. enrolled, 26; Perfect attendances, 17; Percentage of attendance, 97.16; No. of fates, 2.
Honor Roll, Jr. VIII—Audrey Gear,
Masaru Sora, Margaret Smith, Edith
Cavellero. Grade VII—Ohrlssle Robertson, Shlgeru KJyua, Sydney Hunt.
Division III, Grade 7—Geo. E. Apps,
teacher. No. enrolled, 27; Perfect attendances, 15; Percentage of attendance, 93.6;  No. of Lates, 7.
Honor Roll—Harvey Herd, Letty
Swlngler, Joe Whyley, Harry Buchanan, Olga Bonora.
Dlv. IV, Grades Jr. and Sr. 6—1. M.
McFadyen, teacher. No. enrolled, 30;
Perfect attendances, 16; Percentage
of Attendance, 94.2; No. of lates, 5.
Honor Roll, ,Ir.6—Madge Bryan,
Audrey Phillips, Josle Wong. Sr. 6—
David Hunden, Harold Hughes, Alex
Promoted to Jr. 7—Lem Htng, David Hunden, Harold Hughes, Heromltsu
Saito, Alex Sommerville, Donna Mc-
Rae, Willie Horn, Preston Bruce, Margaret Westfleld
Continuing Grade 6 work—Madge
Bryan, Josie Wong, Audrey Phillips,
Shlgeml Maruya, Gertie Davis, Margaret Marpole, Johnnie Maih, Arthur
Wong, Peter Bono, Muriel Shortt, Ts-
(Contlnued on Page Three)
Honors Even
At Royston
Badminton On Wednesday  at
Imperial Proves Interesting
Ten members of the Whippet and
United Church badminton dubs visited the Imperial Pavilion on Wednesday and engaged the Imperial badminton club in a series of games. Some
very good badminton was witnessed
and on checking up the scores at the
close It was discovered that each side
had scored 12 wins. It was eventually
decided to settle the Issue in near
future, the night of February 22nd
being mentioned as a probable date
Tea was served on the completion
of the inter-club games, after which
friendly games were Indulged In, the
visitors from Cumberland all ex-
pTesIng themselves as having had a
real good evening's enjoyment. Scores
were as follows, with the names of the
Imperials first In each Instance:
Carey and Wilson defeated L. Dando
and D. Lockhart, 21-13; Robinson and
Richardson defeated M Stewart and
n, Dando. 21-6; Idiens and Ash defeated Bannerman and MacLean, 21-4;
Hughes and Bayly lost to G. Brown
and Auchterlonle, 12-21; Graham and
Roy lost to Walker and W. Brown,
Miss Plercy and Miss Maxwell defeated Mrs. Bannerman and Miss Dando, 21-14; Mrs. MacLenan and Mrs.
Idiens lost to Miss Aspesy and Miss
Frelone, 19-21; Mrs. Hughes and Miss
Johnson lost to Miss Brown and Miss
Hunden, 8-21; Miss Sehl and Miss
Dallos lost to Miss Auchterlonle and
(Continued on Page Five)
A wedding of Interest to the res-
dents of Cumberland was celebrated
recently at Nanaimo when two former
Cumberlanders were united at Nanaimo in the persons of Miss Annie
Igh, daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. High,
of Wellington and Mr. William Hyde.
The bride, who was given in marriage
by her father looked very charming
In a beautiful gown of pink georgette
with cream over lace nnd carrying a
bouquet of carnations and roses. The
bridesmaid, Miss Elizabeth Delyn, of
Wellington, was gowned In a magnificent dress of georgette of a delicate pastelshade and carried a bouquet of pink and .white carnations.
A reception was held at the home of
the bride's mother after which the
happy couple left for the mainland
for a short honeymoon, returning to
take up their residence at Pleasant
The funeral of the late Mr. James
Monks, of Minto, an old time resident
of the district and an employee of the
local Collieries for a great many years
was held from the family residence on
Sunday afternoon last, interment taking place in the Cumberland cemetery,
with the Rev. E. 0. Robathan officiating. The deceased was borne to his
last resting pace by the following, all
intimate friends of the family: Messrs.
O. Dfllman, J. Sharpies. E. Calnan, T.
Pearse, A. Wain and J. W. Stalker.
Many beautiful floral tributes were
received and are hereby gratefully
acknowledged by the family:
Floral globe from sons and daughters; floral globe, sisters-in-law and
brothers-in-law, Minto; wreath, Wm.
and George Monks families, Colorado,
U.S.A.; pillows, Mr. and Mrs. R. Williamson, Mr. and Mrs. E Calnan, Mr.
and Mrs. D. Morgan, Mrs. Nellie
Pearse, Mr. and Mrs. A. Wain, Mr. and
Mrs. F. Horwood, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Iluttnn. Minto; sprays, Mrs. Willis,
Union Bay, Rose Court, W. H. A..
Cumberland, Mr. and Mrs. W. Williamson, City, Mr. and Mrs. J. Whit-
worth, Minto, Mrs. T. Williams, Minto, Mr and Mrs. G. P. Davis, Union
Bay, Mrs. Dillman and son, Minto,
Hurling & Ledingham, City; wreaths,
Mr. and Mrs. T. Pearse and family.
Minto, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Thomson,
Union Bay, Officers and members of
the W. B. A.. No. 17, City, Mr. and Mrs.
Bennett, Nanaimo, Mr. and Mrs. J.
D. D. Davis and son, City.
Coming to the
Ilo-Ilo Theatre, Cumberland
"The Big Parade"
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
February 23rd, 24th, 25th PAGE TWO
The Cumberland Islander
PROBABLY the strongest reason why all the
World loves Lindbergh is that he hasn't got
a swelled head. It may not be as important
but it is just as delightful as his flight to Paris.
Many of our college youths, who are havng a hard
time to pass their exams and high hat their old
friends when they get back to the old home town I
would do well to emulate this ability of Lindbergh
who has been acclaimed by royalty, to avoid a
swelled head.
The man who attaches sufficient importance to i
the acquisition of money or fame or position, to
permit it to change his attitude toward his pals
atid acquaintances or his estimate of himself, is'
a fool. The swelled head is invariably a symptom
of inferiority. The world always knows when a
man, who has risen to a higher level in any field
of endeavor, developes the swelled head. It is a
sort or instinct of the mass.
Anyhow, what reason has any human being to
get stuck on himself and snub the other lads who
splashed with him in the old swimmin' hole? The
richest man on earth today will never have the
power on thi searth that Croesus had. And who
knows where Croesus is buried? Who is hero
today to compare in might with Alexander or
Napoleon? Yet those three gentlemen are very
small potatoes today. What writers compare with
MUST STOP BEATING THEIR WIVES      j Shakespeare, what scientists compare with Aris-
AFTER several hundred years a law has just totle or Newton? And, if you please, what did
been passed in England penalizing the offense those gentlemen die of and where are they
of wife-beating and several husbands have i buried?
heard about it for the first time when marched off j Avoid the swelled head! The glory ol the world
to jail. Naturally they are indignant. It has long! passes swiftly. Stick to your work and don't
been the recognized right of all Europeans to flog; estimate yourself. Let others do it for you.
their wives—just to show their authority. ! Humility is a wonderful virtue.   It doesn't mean
In Canada although there is a law against it,! that you have to crawl on your stomach.   It is
no special statute is needed.  It is too much a relic j merely a recognition of the fact that you are a
of the Dark Ages for a modern country to think [ human being, with oil the human frailties, per-
of.  At any rate, the average Canadian wife is not t haps a little luckier or more brlliant than the rest j
the sort who could be beaten—not even at bridge | but with no greater knowledge of when your sum- !
—and few, if any, husbands are foolish enough to | mons will come and with no secret pocket in the ;
try it. shroud to carry anything away with you. : j
THAT great American national bird, the hen,
which has labored so hard through tho centuries to make this country a success, is now
placed under another handicap.
Under the direction of scientists, French hen
keepers are feeding their birds red wine. The
wine contains valuable vitamins which increase
the egg supply.
If the American hen has to depend on what can
be bought in the United States to keep up with
her French colleagues she will spend most of her
time staggering around the barn yard or lying in
the coop with a cold compress on her head.
Ilo-Ilo Theatre, Cumberland
This Friday and
The Big Parade
Once in a while there happens in a j Outside Offers Received by
person's nte something that makes j Cumberland's Latest?
such a deep Impression on him that; The secret is out! For some days
he finds It almost impossible to des-1 there has been much speculation as to
crlbe it. Emotions are aroused in him ' the "Kumberland Koon Klub," who
that 'he finds difficult to express by t were advertised to entertain the ladies
words. So one feels alter viewing: °f the city at the G.W.V.A. Hall on
"The Big Parade," which Is billed to j Tuesday evening last, In aid of the
be shown at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre on Ifun(l9 of the Lady Foresters. A large
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb-1 audience greeted the troupe at the rise
ruary 23rd, 24th, and 25th. "The Big ■ ot the curtain and all were kept in
Parade" is by far the most expensive I good humour by he cleverest cross-
picture brought to Cumiberlamd In. Fatter, jokes, catchy solos, and plantation melodies, not to mention the
many months. There are many scenes
that hold one's breath. But the one
that holds it longest and tightest Is
that which shows the troops charging
The French officer had passed the
word to entrench because the wood
was full of German suipers and the
entire country-side honey combed
with machine gun nests. The officer
replying to the French officer that
they could not entrench, because they
had forgotten their shovels, orders
his men to form. Slowly but steadily
the soldiers advance through the
woods, unmlndtul ot the dropping of
their pals, until they make the Germans surrender. The sight chills
one's blood. It seems as if the whole
earth Is spitting death.
"The Big Parade," Will no doubt, be
acclaimed by the picture patrons as
one of the biggest productions In the
history of motion pictures.
Bevan Personals
cake-walk. The costumes worn by
the entertainers were a show in themselves, negro maidens, mammies and
dandies vleing with each other in the
array of bright colors worn. Some
very flattering offers have been made
to this troupe as to other appearances
so It Is rumoured.
Included in the cast were Mesdames
Covert, Bates, Home, Johnston, B.
Hunden, H.Jackson, Morgan, Graham,
McNeill, Saunders, G. Shearer, Bryant
S. Miller and S. Davis. Mrs. Hunden
was an efficient accompanist.
Refreshments   were served  by  the
At a meeting of the Cumberland
Cricket club held in the Anglican Hall
Wednesday. It Avas decided to enlist
the services of Mr Preston Bruce, a
well known local gardener, to assist
the club In. making the grounds known
as the "Y" into a good playing pitch.
It Is expected that a start will be
made at once, Mr, Bruce having the
assistance of Mr. L. R. Finch In the
matter. It was also reported at tlle
meeting that there is a possibiliy of
Dean Qualnton bringing a team up the
Island in the summer.
In an effort to raise more funds the
club have decided to hold a series of
three "500" drives, prizes to be .given
at each drive with a grand prize at the
conclusion for the highest score obtained In the series. At the present
time the Cumberland Cricketers are
very enthusiastic and are looking for-
! ward with keen anticipation for the
! opening practices.
The first of the series of "500"
drives will be held In the Anglican
Hall on Monday, February 20th. and
every two  weeks  thereafter.    Watch
Lady Foresters and  a nice  sum ot:tor announcements,
money realized for the order.
The Canary Club Orchestra is playing at a special engagement this Saturday, February 11th, at the Head
quarter's Social Club's Dance.
Mrs. L. H. MacNeal and son Jeck
have returned to Qualicum Beach to
reside on their farm.
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Mr. W. Westwood went to Vancouver on Tuesday for a few days Itf a
business capacity.
• •   *
Mr. Harold Grant came down from
Valdez Island for a few days.
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Mrs. Bert. Hlgglns, of Denman Island Is pending a short vacation iwith
her mother,  Mrs.  McAllister.
We are given to understand that a
small job is about to be awarded to
someone who can make improvements
to the "Y" ground. The Cumberland
Cricketers want to get an early start
and would welcome suggestions from
anyone re the laying out of the ground
and other improvements.
Mr, W. P. Symons of the City Meat
Market, after spending the past seven
months in England and Scotland arrived back in Cumberland last week
ened has once more taken charge at
the popular Meat Market. Mrs. Symons and young son are at present In
Vancouver, but expect to join Mr.
Symons In the next week.
NOTICE is hereby given, In accordance with the Statutes, that all
assessed taxes assessed and levied
under the "Taxation Act" and "Public
Schools Act" are due and payable on
February 15th, 1928.
All taxes collectable for the Comox
Assessment District are due and payable at my office. Government Buildings, Cumberland, B.C.
This notice, In terms of law, Is
equivalent to a personal di mand by
me upon all persons liable   or taxes.
Dated at Cunvberland, B.C., this
10th (lay of February   1928.
JAMES L. BROWN, Collector.
| Comox Assessment District. !
This is the first swUch locomotive built in Western
Canada. From tender to pilot It is a product of the
motive power shops of the Canadian National Railways at Transcona. With its tender, the locomotive
weighs 356,000 pounds, and it was turned over to W.
A. Kingsland, general manager of the western region,
by A. H. Eager, general superintendent of motive
power, who has charge of its construction. Three
others of the same class are now being built at Transcona and will follow It into service early this year.
Mr. Kingsland ia standing nearest to the leader on
the pilot of the locomotive and behind him is Mr.
Eager. *
Her honor was dearer to her
than life. Yet she was called
upon to give it up to save her
people. A gigantic epic of the
horrors of Russian Imperialism. War running rampant
over an innocent race. Thousands in the cast. Thrilling
and powerful to the last degree. The play that is the
sensation of all Europe,
brought at last to the screen!
Monday, February 13th
Sinister Muck Men, Voodon magic,
the booming tom-toms,  Weird  .UyS-
cry,  white   man's  pnsslon,   darkest
Africa THE (LAW Is going to
iri'ip you Mill hold you!
Norman Kerry and Claire Windsor
Wednesday, February the 15th
The Dazzling Night Life of the World's Wickedest
City!   Echoes of Babylon in its Wildest Era
Next Friday
and Saturday
Run That
Story at
your peril!
The paper was on the
press. The greatest scoop
of the year was almost
ready to go on the street!
The voice snapped over
the wire — compelling
— threatening!
One Hundred
v,       per cent.
Kick FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10. 1928
School Report
And Promotion List
(Continued from page one)
ingo Matsukura, Willie Cloutier, Mit-
euo Obara, Kate Ayama, Mitsuo Hay-
ashl, Ettle Buchanan, Leland Banner-
Dlv. V, Gttade Sr. 5.—C. McKinnon,
attendances,  19 ;   Percentage ot at-
Honor Roll —Ada Tso, Margaret
Drummond, Wong Cheung, Stanley
Lawrence, Alice Eiown, Tommy Wo.ig
iraprovemenit, Gordon Robertson.
Promotion list from Grade V Sr. to
Grade VI, Jr.—Ada Tlso, Malrgatet
Beverldge, Wong Cheung, Tommy
Wong, Alice Brown, Teruko Kiyonaga,
Margaret Drummond, Dudley Keeler,
Stanley Lawrence, Klso Sora, Willie
Prior, Masakl Kaga, Doreen Blckerto.i
Akira Htrose, Shorl Kiyonaga, Jean
Quinn, Robert Thoburn, Alex Mossey,
BEER is a most v. oa icr-
ful tonic for ail who
are overworked and those
who are run-down because
of weak impoverished
blood. There is no tonic
in the world like good
pure beer.
Being rich in the food
elements of choicest Barley
Malt, combined with the tonic
properties of golden hops, it
quickly aids nature in restoring
both mind and body to normal
health and strength.
Silver Spring
Brewery Ltd.
Victoria..   II
&.C.       II
Breweri ind Bottlen of the famous
For (tie at Government Liquor
Stores ind Beer Parlors.
Delivery Fret to any part of city.
Margaret Williams, Gordon Robertson
Kiyoshi Okuda, Yaiko Obaira.
On Trial—Audrey DeCouer, Bessie
Brown, Susumi Kawayuchi, Willie
j Combs, Betty Malpass, Gladys Miller,
I Werdeiia Thompson, Yasushl Yamashl
' Edith Taylor, Willie Brown, James
' Williams.
I    Div. VI, Grade Jr. 5—V. J. Aspesy,
\ teacher.   No. enrolled, 33; Perfect attendances, 19;  Percentage ot attend-
>unce, 94; No. of lates, 5.
Honor Roll—Isobel Vincent, Ina
Robertson, Haruo Nakano, Oheung
Ming, Rose Marocchi, Tommy MM
Millan, Herbert McRae.
Pupils continuing Grade . 5—Ina
Robertson, Hiaruo Nakano, Yasaharu
Kadoguohl, Rose Marocchi, Isobel Vln-
cen, Tommy McMillan, Herbert McRae
Mary Baird, Cheung Ming, Geofrge
Munn, Willie Slaughter, Irene Jaok-
son.Morphl Kimoto, Uri Saito, Violet
Robertson, Willie Johnston, Harry
Tong, Joe Aida, Gwen Abrams, Low
Foo, Millie Tobacco, Arnold Bonora.
Kelghl Kiyonaga, Sammy Armstrong.
Editli Hughes, Shizeo Mitsumaga.
Jimmy Fong, David Davis, Ronald
Brown, John Dickinson.
On Trial—Billy Merrifleld, AUce
Jackson, Richard Bates.
Div. VII. —B. C. Hood, teacher. No.
enrolled, 26; percentage of attendance
96.3; perfect attendance, 17; lates, 3.
onor Roll—Freddy Martin, Hlroshl
Ogakl, Hlroshl Kawaguchl, Mltsuru
Herose, David Bell, Walter Hunt.
Promoted from Senior EV. to Grade
V. In order of merit—Freddy Martin,
Hlroshl Ogakl, Hlroshl Kawaguchl.
Mutsuni Herose, David Bell, Irene Bonora, Eunice Devlin, Billy Westfleld,
Walter Hunt, Gladys Colling, Lily-
Tobacco, Tsuyuko Yaguchl, Thelma
Freloni, Margaret Home.
On Trial—Tsuglo Iwasa, Marie Buchanan, Sakae Fuzimoto, Kiyoko Kl-
yono, Billy Irvine.
Dlv. VIII., Grades III. Senior and
Grade IV. Junior, G. McFadyen, teacher—No. of pupils, 33; percentage of
attendance, 95.2; lates, 7; perfect attendance, 17.
Honor Roll—Grade IV. Jnr—Shun-
ko Salto, Masako Iwasa, Hanaye Nak-
Honor Roll—Grade III. Snr.—Albert
Hlclra, Fumlko Matsabachl, Mlchlko
Promotion list from Grade IV. Jnr.
to Grade IV. Snr.—Masaoko Iwasa.
Shunko Satta, Chart! Choe, Hanaye
NakauclM, Betty O'Brien Jean Somer-
Thu advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control
Board or by the Govern;'. :nt of British Columbia.
Coast - Okanagan
Telephone Service
It is now possible to talk to such points as
Armstrong, Enderby, Kelowna, Fenticton, Sum-
merland and Vernon from mainland coast and
Vancouver Island telephones.
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In every sorts of building materials,
Royston Lumber Co.
PHONES J N'8ht ca"9: 134X Courtenay
\ Office: 159 Cumberland.
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation
and Improvement for agricultural
j Full Information concerning regulations regarding Pre-emptions Is
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
i "How to Pre-empt Land," copies ol
I which can be obtained free ot charge
' by addressing the Department ol
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Gov-
, eminent Agent.
j Records will be granted covering
, only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Dl-
| vision, in which the land applied for
, Is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies ot which can he obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
Ave years and improvements made
to value of 310 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before Crown Grant can be
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to 'Pre-empt Land."
Applications are received tor pur
chase ot vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland.
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of lirst-class (arable) land Is 15
per acre, and second-class (grazing!
| land (2.50 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
ot Crown lands Is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands,"
Mill, factory, or Industrial aites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment ol
Unsurvcyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres,  may be  leased  as  homesttts,
conditional   upon   a   dwelling   being
erected In the first year, title being
obtained   after   residence   and   Improvement conditions are fulfilled and
land has been surveyed.
For   grazing   and   industrial   purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
Under the Grazing Act the Province is divided into grazing districts
and the range administered under s
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 tan
vllle, Tom Tso, Nellie Ramsell, Arthur
Ramsell Sumeye Okuda, Margaret
Shortt, Toshiki Kaga.
Promoted from Grade III. Snr. to
Grade IV. Jmr.—Albert Hicks, Michiko
Yaniamoto, Robert Mitchell, Fumlko
Matsabachl, Aikera. Saito, Cleo Gibson,
Masako Hara, Lem Quia, Violet Scav-
arda, Edna Williams.
On Trial—Hughle Miller. Bill Hunden, Masayuikl Kumibe, Jackie Mah.
Dlv. IX., Grade III. Jnr., teacher.
B M. Blckle No. on roll, 30; attendance, 95.4; perfect attendance, 16;
lates, 5.
Honor Roll—Tltsuo Aoki, Dorothy
Hunt, Norma Cavallero, Keen Mah,
Fanny Tol, Sakae Aida.
Promoted from Grade III. Jnr. to
Grade III. Snr.—Tltsuo Aoki, Norma
Cavallero, Sakae Alda, Dorothy Hunt,
Keen Mah, Bobby Rutherford, Fanny
Tol, William Ramsell, Ronald Spooner, Minora Nakanislii, Eulchi Yashi-
kuma, Kiyoml Ompl, Annie Brown,
Nobuko Yano, Lillian Dooherty, Oswald' Wycherly and Jackie Graham,
Viola Marlnelll, Bessie Carney, Wll-
lard Gilmour, Helen Lawrence, Kan-
eko Tahara,
On Trial—Mltsuko Yaguchl.. Kitty
Div. X., Grade II. Snr. Teacher, C.
Carey. No. on roll, 6; lates, 5; percentage of attendance, 2.9; perfect attendance, 19
Honor Roll—Evelyn Stacey, Margaret Armstrong, Dorothy Prior, Peggy Roberts, Leone Brawn,
Progress—Jackie Williams, Beatrice
Promoted from Senior II. to Junior
III.—Margaret Armstrong, Dorothy
Prior, Evelyn Stacey, Lavlnia Thoburn, Margaret James, Peggy Roberts.
Leone Brown, George Ogakl, Beatrice
Braes, Jessie Mah, Annie Fong, Charlie Scavardo, Marie Jackson, Elizabeth Baird, Albeit Watson, Jack Williams, WilHe High, Ruth Bates, Marcus Grant, Phyllis Robertson, Gordon
Devoy, Iwao Hara, MIyokl Kadoguchl,
Tommy ContI, Dennis Shields, Lizzie
Conn, Irene O'Brien, Toshiki Ohara.
Milford Delvln.
Div. XI., Grade II. Jnr.. J. E. Robertson, teacher. No. on roll, 34; percentage of attendance, 87,95; late, 1;
perfect attendance, 11.
Honor Roll—Chrissie Robertson.
Marguerite Goodall, Jenny Cheung,
Betty Brown, Dot Thomson. Dot Smith
and Billy Robertson.
Promoted from Grade II. Jnr. to
Grade II Snr.—Chrissie Robertson,
Marguerite Goodall, Jenny Cheung,
Betty Brown, Dot Thomson, Dot Smith
Yoshlna Kimota, Kenneth Gibson,
George High, Kakuchlro Suyana, Norman ftaga, Bobby Brown, Pauline
Harrison, John Martin, Hughle Strachan, Alfred Butters, Sawako Tke-
gama, Hazel Gordon, Louis Buchanan.
Mateato Sora, Edith Williams, Billy
Robertson, Johnny Jackson, Davidena
Derbyshire, Shlzeo Obaira, John Iso,
Yashara Kaga, Tetsuo Kawaguchl,
Ketajl Kiyonaga.
Div. XII., Grade I.   C. Richardson,
teacher.   No. on roll, 33; percentage
of attendance, 9S.5;  lates, 0; perfect
attendance, 22.
Honor   Roll—YuMo   Alda,   Hlrowo
Aoki, Maimle Chow, Hideo Matsukura.
Toyoko Yano, Chizuru Okuda.
Promoted from Senior I R. (o Jur.
II. Reader—Maimle Chow. Hideo Matsukura, Toyoko Yano, Chizuru Okuda,
Shlmya Tateyama, Belle Wong, Shizue
Kato, Hironii Saiito, Fumi Makimoto.
Kazumi Yoshlkumi.
Promoted from Jnr. 1 R. to Snr. I.
Reader—Yuklo Aida, Hlrowo Aoki,
Teruo Hara, George Hirosi, Hironii
Matsubuchl, Chiyoko NakauchI, Yosh-
imi Yagauohl, Michiko Ampi, Teteyuko
Kuyonaga, Zlro Kiyonaga, Isamu
Yano, Marryko Salto, Sueyoshl Ogahi,
Sholi Kiyonaga.
Dlv. XIII., Grade I. P. Hunden,
teacher. No. on roll, 37; percentage
of attendance, 89.83; perfect attendance, 14; lates, 11.
Honor Roll—Grade I. Jnr.—Muriel
Maxwell .Helen Shearer. Reginald
Watson,  Doreen Henderson.
Grade I Snr.—Laureen Freloni, Raymond Stockand, Ellen Somervllle.
Promoted from Grade I Snr. tu
Grade II. Jnr—Laureen Freloni, Lily
Saunders, Raymond Stockand, Wyn
tour Vaughan, Mavis Sutherland, Ellen Somervllle, Barbara McNeil, Alan
Mitchell, Ethel Shilllto, Violet Tobacco, Reno Bono. Rita Baird.
Promoted trom Grade I. Jnr. to
Grade I. Snr—Muriel Maxwell, Helen
Shearer, Weldon Stacey, Reginald
Watson, Peter Edmonds, Doreen Hen
derson, Helen Robertson, George Shllllto, Betty Shortt, Frank Weir, Gladys.
Woods, Iris Watson, Gwen Rulher
ford, Ray Rees, Audrey Lewis, Joe To-
masl, Tom Galeazzl, Eva Swingler (on
Story Of Local
Mines Appeared In
Onward Magazine
Miss Harris Fraser Impressed
by Visit to Cumberland
On Vancouver Island the twitter o;
a dimlnuative sparrow from green
trees or 'hedges is not an unusual
occurrence. But It was a surprise
when having been driven through the
dust-speckled streets of Cumberland
to the coal mines, iwe were introduced
to a small bird called Dick, who occupies a cage In one of the store
bouses belonging to the company,
when he Is off shift.
Blithe, yellow, and anxious to please
it Is Dick's business to protect his
miner friends. They carry him with
them through the cave In the mountainside into the damp cellar of tho
earth, and If 'there is poisonous ga:.
present he Is the first to discover it.
Should Dick's wings droop ever so
slightly his companions know tha
they must leave the place at once, so
much more so Is ia bird affected by
gases than a man.
But Dick Is not the only interesting
character at the mines. By no means!
We are told that Zane Grey the novelist, had recently spent some time in
Cumberland   gathering  material   for
ills next book. Perhaps, he too, was
introduced to the ancient Chinese gentleman, who for twenty years, haj
picked out slate from the lumps of
coal that pass him in carloads. No
one at the mines can outdo him in
We stopped a moment to take a
s snap of some of the miners and discovered that, while their occupation
may seem a trifle dismal, there is no
element of darkness or gloom about
their smiles. One particularly pleasant fellow was just preparing to go
down the tunnel when one of our party asked:
'But the danger? Isn't this where
those terrible explosions happened?"
"I guess there is a risk, all right,"
replied the miner, as he adjusted his
peaked cap with his tiny electric lamp
to his head.
"There was a pretty had one here
not long ago, and several of my
friends were in it. It was an awful
shock to Cumberland. I wasn't down
at the time, but my pal was. I watched the women and kids waiting at the
train for the men to return. One of
the saddest things that happened was
when a chap in the search party stumbled over the unconscious body of
his brother.
"Two Italian fellows who lived near
us were knocked down by the force
of tlie air at the time of the explosion,
but they were brought out ot the tunnel safe and sound. Next morning
there wias a big auction sale of their
goods and furniture, and they left
for the States.
"It made us all think, I can tell you,
but you know there Is a risk to everything. The Doc. said that night to us,
'I'll never kick about my coal bill
again, not after seeing all this. Flesh
and blood is often the price we 'have
to puy for coal."
And with a wave of his hand, the
miner jumped on board the cars and
disappeared from our sight, for with
him courage is a work-a-day affair.
(Altll   OP   THANKS
Mrs. Monks and family wish to
thank their many friends for the kindness and sympathy extended to them
(luring their recent bereavement in
the death of a loving husband and
father.    Also for floral tributes.
Mrs. Monks and family wish to
thank the doctors and unrses of the
Cumberland General Hospital Staff
for their kind services and attention
during the recent illness of Mr. James
In loving memory of William White-
house, Sr. who .was killed at an explosion  at  No.  4  Mine, Cumberland,
on February 8th. 1923.   Ever remembered by his loving wife and son.
We never knew what pain he had;
We never saw him die.
We only knew he passed away,
And never said good-bye
Royston, 1928.
Amery Travels 55,000 Miles
Upptr lift—Mrs, Amtrj ifttr in iinptctltn it tht C.P.R.
tniiiu. Upptr rliht—Dltprttlm Hit litlltl tktt mtunuir. tlr
b rolatr than clllit. Lawtr riihl—Rllht Km. I. 0. M. H.
Aaiiry Oltina Hit tnilnt whlth rirrlW him actttt Hit
Fifty-five thousand odd miles in twenty-two days!
1 That will be the record of Lieut.-Colonel the Right
Honorable L. C. M. S. Amery, M.P., Secretary of
State for the Dominions, when he returns to England
after his Dominions-wide tour on February 11. During this period Colonel Amery has visited South
Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, and has
delivered upwards of 3S0 speeches all told.
His speeches have covered a wide range and have
been enthusiastically received by monster audiences
throughout. He has been particularly happy in his
references to the romance of the British Empire and,
In his remarks concerning the economic position of
the component parts of the British Empire, while in
speeches touching on the Empire Marketing Board
he has broken new ground with most satisfactory
In every speech delivered by Colonel Amery in
Canada he stressed the findings of the Imperial Conference in 1926, which made known explicitly to the
world, he stated, that every one of the Dominions was
an equal Imperial partner in the British Empire.
Colonel Amery landed In Canada from the S.S.
"Aorangi" at Victoria on January 6, and will sail
from Saint John, N.B., on February 3, on the Canadian Pacific liner, the "Montclare," for Liverpool.
For the journey across Canada, where stops were
made at 18 important centres, the Canadian Pacific
Railway Company placed a special train at the disposal of the distinguished* visitor and staff. On
arrival at Banff, Alberta, the capital city of the
Canadian Pacific Rocklw, Colonel Amery threw all
cares of state aside nnd spent nil the day of January
12 enjoying winter sports. The Colonel is an expert
ski-ier and took great pleasure in overcoming the
difficulties of Tunnel Mountain. Throughout ,he
tour Mrs. Amery, herself a Canadian girl, accompanied her gifted husband. Others to make the trip
were Capt. W. Brass, M.P. for the Clitheroe Division
of Lancashire and Parliamentary Under-Secretary
for Health; G. G. Whiskard, Assistant Secretary at
the Dominions office, and G. Huxley, of tha Empire
Marketing Board. PAGE FOUR
;_ 1 _scg3CS_3_sacB_a_a_a_j_8_^^
of the
Canadian Medical Association
MHP1 f>\ 77     f\     ,    . 1« IT'l—-.!1^ tl>ree OT tour' tne Members form
Hie    l^laW UUtStanding    Film opinions,   harden   convictions,   plan
campaigns of action and prepare tor
From Cynthia Stockwell Novel1 h0OkofheSesslon 8om °the
Claire Windsor, Norman Kerry and   Arthur   Edmund   Carew
In Cast of South African Drama
Questions concerning Health, addressed to the Canadian Medical
Association, 184 College St., Toronto, will be answered. Questions
as to diagnosis and treatment will
not be answered.
, No Child Need Die of Diptheria
i In Canada, during the year 1926,
! there occurred 922 deaths from Dip-
I theria. This represents a trmendous
' amount of suffering, both bodily and
' mental, the loss of precious lives, and
', the physical damage to so many that
recovered; In addition, the resultant
expense might be mentioned.
many cases and deaths continue to
occurr?   The answer to this question
is that whilst we have a cure and a
preventive,  they are not- being used
by everyone, and until they are, cases
and deaths  will continue to occurr.
Diptheria antitoxin Is a specific cure
if given, in sufficient amount, on the
first   day   of   the   disease.     Deaths
occurr when this is not done.   Cure
depends upon securing prompt treatment.   The usual reason for delay Is
that parents wait until tomorrow to
see if the child is better before calling a docor.
Injections of diptheria toxoid (Ana-
'The Claw" the Universal Jewell
starving Clair Windsor and Norman
Kerry, wihllch comes to the Ilo-Ilo
Monday, February 13th, comes as near
being a perfect picture as even the
By R. J. Deachman
All day long the storm raged.   The
.pense mlgnt oe meiuioiicu. ■
This Is a deplorable condition when I toxlne-Ramon) or toxlnantltoxin will
 ' ! ■■—-i~    i«   n,«   individual   lniected,
will be held in the
llo Ho Hall
Friday, Feb. 10
commencing at 9:30 p.m.
Music will be supplied by
STAN COOKE and his
Blue Bird
Novelties of all description
[! It is realized that we know as much
I it not more about Diptheria than we I
1 do of any other disease. The germ
I that causes it is known, its method o'
j spread Is understood, there ts a spe-
\ cine cure for it and, best of all, there
: Is a satisfactory and effective means
I of prevention.
I    The question that naturally arises
is that if such be the case, why do so
develop, in the Individual Injected,
resistance to Diptheria (immunity)
similar to the resistance developed \
amongst those who recover from an'
attack of the disease. As Diptheria
deaths occurr chiefly amongst children of pre-school age, these children
should be immunized or 'protected!
against Diptheria. No cases or deaths
will occurr amongst those Immunized.
most critical could ask. A great story dritts P"e° high. The cavalry of the
hv a ureal author, an all-star cast ot] winds and the artillery ot the wild
nlavers and a famous director. I blasts swirled and swung in mad rage
Norman Kerry and Claire Windsor about the streets. The army of men
niav the starring roles In the picture appointed to keep clean the ways to
ami are ably supported by a sterling I the House 'on tne hill, attled in stern
cast headed by Arthur Edmund Carew,! and fierce endeavor. The wind drove
who bv the way, is fast becoming one | ,.„<, snow into their winter garments
of the best actors of the screen, while | unvii they looked for all the world
Kerry's portrayal In the picture to | dike walking Images of snow men.
conceded to be an outstanding char- j Teams carted the "Beautiful" away-
acteiizatlon of the year. j yet still it came-far into the nigh
The story was written by Cynthia the fierce battle raged. For It Is the
Stocklcy and appeared a few months; law of this land that the drifts be-
plans never bear fruit, but beneath
Use surface there is a goodly measure
of solemn decent th inking and a member of Parliament has a serious work
in hand and does his work to the best
of his ability.
And  now  what?    The  opening Is
over,   the   Members   return   to   the
.louse of Commons.   Mutual toliclta-
tions have been expressed among the
Leaders.   The House adjourns—thus
do we begin a Session of Parliament.
The serious matters to come up this
year are likely to Include the following:   St. Lawrence Canals, good, It is
fair to say, for several years of discussion, pro and con;    the Budget,
involving the eternal question of tariff, Income-tax and sales-tax.    Then
there are changes In the Customs Act,
'likely to lead to quite a bit ot tree (or
all discussion.   There are things there
which must be reformed or someone
will  kick over the bucket.
ly   aim   n|,^a....  « —..   -
i the Cosmopolitan Magazine.   It j tween the house and the barn may
with the trials of a hero-worship' pne up P3 high as the Heavens, but
aso in
Ideals '  .
ping English girl, who follows a Brl
isli army officer to the African Veldt.
How she scopes with the conventions
■ of the narrow-minded social set,
transplanted to the African village
from England, Is one ot the vivid highlights of the story,
the road trom Wellington street to the
Senate O'.ianiber must be made smooth
as a billiard table beneath the feet
of the men who make the laws.
All this remember was the day before! On tile opening day itself, the
sun shone forth from clear skies. The
ghts of tne story. , ^uu 1IUMu
Sydney Olcott, to whom the task of J snow glittered In smiling mackery ol
•l     ■-*   "*"**«Aa*      Plnnr   out
A veritable panorama of lite is pre-
i sented in "Not For Publication," the
t i FBO production starring Ralph Ince
}: which plays at the Ilo-Ilo, Friday and
| Saturday, February 17 and 18.
- j    Each character In this tremendously
[ [ absorbing story of contemporary con-
' quest of the West represent a distinct
' factor in modern society.   Ince as the
i star, portrays the agresslve contract-
I or and builder who, .realizing the slg-
| niflcance  of the  honey-combing  In-
| fluence  of politics  in his activities,
i chooses to recognize this fact and ut-
i ilize his political power to his advait-
Rex Lease, playing one of his prin
cipal roles as a newspaper reporter,
portrays the station of the "press" in
modern, life. Love and eminent position of womanhood are exemplified
In the characterization ot Jola Mendes
iln the leading feminine role. The
"menace," motivated by selfish purposes is characterized by Eugene
Others in the spendid cast, Including Thomas Bowers, Roy Laidlaw and
Tom McGuire, represent factors of
minor nature contributing to the portrayals of the others. Ince directed
"Not For Publication," which is based
on "The Temple of the Giants," an
original story by Robert Wells Ritchie
Ewart Adamson wrote the adaption.
directing was handed by Universal
has brought a true portrayal ot the
story to the screen. His masterful
touches show time and again as the
plot is unfolded.
The supporting cast Includes such
names as Helene Sullivan, Tom Guise,
Nelson McDowell, Bertran Johns,
Dick Sutherland, Myra Bonillas, Pauline Neff, Larry Steers and others.
"Surrender!" Cries Mary Philbin As
Fan Letters Reach 3000 Weekly
It is with exceeding regret that we
have to announce the death of little
Barbara, the infant daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Heber Cooke. The little girl,
who was only three years and nine
months old, was taken 111 with tonsil! tls on Saturday; quinsey developed
and she passed away on Tuesday.
The sympathy of the entire district
goes out to the bereaved parents.
The funeral will be conducted from
St. John's Church, Courtenay, on Friday (to-morrow) afternoon, at 2:30.
the wrath of yesterday. Clear out
to the Gatineau Hills in million toned
facets of beauty, ot light and shade,
the sunlight glittered. The smoke
lifted from a thousand chimneys clear
and cold as ice itself. There was
tonic to the atmosphere. The frost
etched In witched and weird tracery
of fond and fresco on the window
panes. Silhouetted against the Northern sky-line, stood the pile ot the
Parliament Buildings. Historic!
Grand! Menories press and throng!
No one knows! Miltons may e mute,
Cromwells guiltless, Gladstones, silent, while a parvenu wakes the echoes
with his strident tones
As a means ot providing a storm
now and then, we have matters pre-
lalntng  to   Immigration.    It  Is  the
friction corner, the hot-box of Government administration.   Every man
in the street has his own solution—every man believes his own to be right.
The man without an opinion on this
subject has not been born yet.   Mi.
Robert Forkc will bear the brnnt of
the  controversy.    Add  to all  these
things, the question ot the visit of Sir
Henry Thornton to Mexico, the desire
on the part of the new Leader to make
his impress felt and there ts enough
tinder to kindle the lire, to keep the
house   warm,   no  matter   what  the
weather-man offers to the people of
i    Fan mall is considered by producers
j to be the barometer of a motion picture star's popularity.
; For every person who writes a letter, there are many eager to see that
j star's plcfures.   All do not put their
I administration In writing.
It's Wringerless!
It Washes
Line Dries
Then Empties Itself!
Phone for a Demonstration In Your Home.
CASH$180- OnTems$190
Sold By
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
Mary Philbin stair of "Surrender!"
the Universal Jewell which will play
at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre, Febbruary 10
and 11, receives an exceptionally
heavy fan mall. I
"I always get fan 'mail," she said,
"but I have noticed, that when one|
ot my pictures has just been released,
the mail Increases tremendously, even
doubled until that picture has run its
course, By that time, usually a new
picture is out and that keeps the fan
mail arriving." ,
Pan mall is a large personal expense to a star.   Each picture must
be paid for and autographed. Then it
must be mailed In a heavy envelope
Most stars employ special secretaries
to care for their fan mall.   Miss Phll-
bln's mail consists of from 1,000 to
3,000 letters a week, coming from every country In the world.   Miss Philbin couldn't resist starting a postage
stamp collection and she has one of
the largest collections in Holywood.
Ivan Mojuklne, who plays opposite
Miss Philbin, Is believed to have received the largest amount ot fan mall
of all European stars before he came
to America.   Now his mall is rapidly
Increasing due to the release of Michael  Strogoff"  a European  film  and
"Surrender!" Ms first American production.
In  the   supporting  cast of  "Surrender!" are Otto Matiesen, Nigel de
j Bruller, Otto Fries and Daniel Mak-
I arenko.
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A.   Henderson
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
The opening year was tlhus the gayest of the gay.' Our growing National
importance reveals itself in our strut.
Two years ago Governments were
shaky and the tones were grey. Last
year, color burst forth—this year it
was a riot. Pageantry never loses its
appeal to a Democracy. All such
grand occasions must e military.
"When the war drums throb no longer and the battle flags are fulled,"
Parliament will stay closed! How
could they ever be opened without the
clink of arms, the flash of sabie, the
rattle of spurs, battles, magnificently
stern array?
From the House ot Commons they
march to the Senate Chamber to hear
the King's speech. This gives the cue
to the season's task, but the King's
speech sayeth little. The scene entrances. There Is Mr. King in re-1
splendent uniform looking like a million dollars. Mr. Bennett In sombre
black, who really owns several millions, looks just about $500.00 less—
lmaculate thaugh he is, one can figure
that his tout ensemble Is not wortn
so much. And don't forget Mr. Guthrie. His Is a statuesque figure. Politics, like the stock exchange, Is hard
on hirsute adornment and Messrs.
King and Bennett are spare in the
thatch, hut Guthrie, though thinning
as he climbs the ladder ot advancing
years still occupies a strong place as
one ot the best looking gentlemen in
the House of Commons.
That's all. The social scenes of
the Opening are a' thing ot the past
for another year. It was five-thirty
by the olock in the big tower of the
Parliament Buildings on the morning
after. The cold bit close. The stillness of death hung over the oity. A
scrub women wended her way to work
for the House must be kept spotlesj
and clean. What did she think of It
all? Before the City awoke to another
day, she had finished her task and
turned homeward again—"Home
Sweet Home."
Fa\orably Impressed
Mr. H. A. Brown, of Indian State
Railways, in the Punjab, was t
visitor in Courtenay during the week.
Mr. Brown Is on a year's furlough to
England and Is going around the
world via Australia and New Zealand
looking for a place to settle when he
retires in a couple of years' time.. He
was more favorably, impressed with
Vancouver Island than any other
carts he has seen.
FOR SALE—In Splendid Shape
Ford Touirlng, a bargain for
Cash or Terms, apply Box "B"
Islander, Cumberland.
Cumberland Cricketers are getting
ready for the coming season. Improvements are about to be undertaken at
the "Y" grounds, and tho committee la
on the lookout for a man who can undertake the work.
City Meat
Acta Like a FUu
In Relieving Colds
Tint". wh» » m»n» people buy
"Buoklw'l" to «nd Cough;, Bron-
ehHU ind .11 Thro.t, ChMt «nd
Lun« trouble.. If. Iiuunt, pl«u»nt,
,u»r.nU«d. You'll not. it. unluu.
power, in th. venr Brit do.e—»,nd
there «r. 40 do..! In • 76-jent botU. I
A>k jour druraUt for "Buckler • .
W. K. Buckler, Limited.
11! tfatul St., Toronto I
v BWS&Wro
V. Acii like o floih-
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Car leaves  Cumberland  Hotel
at 9:00 a.m. every Sunday and
meets boat Bt Union Biy.
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 e
This is a y_-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
Both Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water and Boiler Inspection.
There Is little to record In the
speech from the Throne. We are to
have Ambasadors In France and Japan, an extra trade treaty or two,
some custom legislation,  a mooring
mast In  Montreal and a few other I fl  _
things.   So tar, so good!   But legts-1 «ffl=B3=»=rc5J=q3sasMj
lation Is really made In the rooms of
the Members.  Amid all the boisterous	
hilarity of the re-unions which take       -R> w   BRUCE GORDON
I place  at th  eopenlng of a  session, T.«ni_l e„, „«
there  is  a  goodly  grist  of  solemn vmm Burgeon
talk.    Meetings  together  In  groups        0fll« Cor. ,pt Dunsmuir An.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
teseaa6SESeas_. CUMBERLAND, B.C.
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director.
Quality and Service
Beef, Veal
Lamb, Pork
Phone 111
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—
Note addreta— Opposite the Drug Store.
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Cumberland, B.
[P.P. Harrison, M.L.A.
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Office
Courtenay.           Phons 151
Local Office
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings.
Telephone  116R  or  24
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•tern VjOLSI    Re»onaMej
Rooms Steam Heated
i Union Hotel
Cumberland, B. C.
Electrically Heated
Our Service is the BEST
R. YATES, Proprietor
Phone 15 Phone !.">
Our Dining Room offers good food.j
good  service,   reasonable  charges, j
King George Hotel
The Cumberland Welsh Society will
hold a "500" drive in the Memorial
Hall on Friday, February 17th, commencing at 7:30 o'clock. Refreshments will be served. Admission 50c.
The winning number for the fruit
cake raffled by the Lady Foresters is
"460," To date the cake has not been
claiimed. The holder of this number
ticket may call at the home of Mrs.
Gecvge Shearer and obtHia the fruit
cake. If not dammed by Thursday
morning next another drawing will
take place.
Mann's Bakery
The Home of High Class Cakes and Pastries
Croam Rolls, Cream Bins, Cream Sponges, Golden
Brown Doughnuts, Girdle Scones, Meat Pies.
Mrs. Sam Davis
Heads Welsh Club
At a recent well attended and enthusiastic meeting of the Cumberland
and District Welsh Society plans were
formulated for once more honoring
March 1st, birthday of St. David.
patron saint of Cambrai. As in previous years this will take the form of
a concert, banquet and dance. The
services of several well-known Vancouver artistes have been secured for
the concert, thus adding to the attractiveness of an already premier event.
Officers elected for the year were:
President, Mrs. Sam Davis; Secretary,
Mr. Watt. Williams; Treasurer, Mrs.
H. Jackson. Mrs. Morgan was elected to the All the office of secretary of
the Women's Auxilaiy In place ot
Mrs. S. Davis, who has acted in that
capacity, since the formation of the
Society. Beautiful silver vases were
presnted   to   the   retiring   president,
Mrs. A. G. Jones, a gold pen and pencil set to Mrs. O. Roberts, retiring
treasurer. The Women's Auxiliary
presented lovely bouquets to Mrs.
Roberts, Mrs. Morgan and Mrs. S.
Davis in appreciation of their untiring efforts in behalf of the Society.
Mrs. Marsden Sr. returned from
Vancouver on Wednesday where she
has been undergoing medical treatment.
Mr. Jack Marsden, Jr. arrived In
Cumberland on Wednesday from
Brule, Alberta.
Mrs. McNaughton entertained the
Sewing Club at her home on Wednesday   last.
Union Bay
Mr. C. Stubbs, of Great Central
Lake, spent the week-end with Mr.
and Mrs. D. R. Haggart.
We are all very sorry to hear of
Mr.   E.   Anderson's   recent   operation
Phone 18
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
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and hope he will soon recover.
Miss K. Haggart left on Monday for
Great Central Lake where she will
spend the next week with Mr. and
Mrs. A. Jack.
After spending the past three weeks
with her daughter, Mrs. S. Seeley, at
Vancouver, Mrs. F. Brown returned
home on Saturday.
Once again the "Eagles" heM a very
enjoyable whist drive and dance on
Friday of last week. A very large
crowd was present. The winners at
whist were: Ladles, first, Mrs. Armstrong; second, Mrs. G. Harwood;
Gentlemen, first, Mr. A. McLauchlln;
second, Mr. H. Brown. After cards,
dancing began and old and young
joind in dancing to the music supplied
by the "Melody 4" orchestra.
We are sorry to hear of the Illness
of Mrs. D. Walker, Jr., and wish her
a speedy recovery.
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Many of you will have heard of Dean Bennett, of Cheater
Cathedral; he is perhaps the greatest living exponent of
how to work out In a practical way the results of modern
pystvatoglcal knowledge a.id educational experience. He
originated "Children's Comers" in Churches, by his work
In Chester Cathedral, and his Idea is now found carried
out In all parts of the world. He has written a little book
called "Mary Jane and Harry John" or "Home of the
Premier School" which is lull of good sense and just what
some of us need. For Instance he tells us "Few things are
difficult when you know how to do ithem, and to bring up
children religiously is not difficult when you know how.
This book tells you how. Certain things you do need to
know—that's the science of It; and some things you need
to do—that's the art of it."
Under "Suggeslon" he tells us that a suggestion makes
and longer abiding Impression than does information. "So
fathers and1 mothers who never take their children with
them to Church do inflict on them irreparable religious
loss. Nothing in after life can ever make up for this critical act of neglect. It Is no use trying to blink this ele-'
mentary fact. Quite young children are not bored by
grown-up services, even if they last for more tiban an hour
and include a sermon. They have endless resources for
occupying themselves. What bores children is the obviously bored grown-ups. To sum all this up in a sentence; If you want to start your own little people on the
way that leads to religion, you mist do some religious looking things yourself and let .the children "see" first, "ask"
second, and "hear" third. There Is nothing difficult about
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Your feet may be so swollen and
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j Two or three applications of
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What you CAN do is save Money, and keep down the
home budget, by careful trading—and buying your
Groceries at the Lowest Price.
We offer you Hamtserley Farm Jams at a Low Price
We guarantee the Jams, and will accept any returns,
if not satisfactory.
Hamsterley Farm Strawberry Jam, 4 lb  85c
Hamsterley Farm Raspberry Jam, 4 lb tin   75£
Hamstenley Farm Gooseberry Jam, 4 lb. tin 75()
Hamsterley Farm Loganberry Jam, 4 lb. tin 750
Maritime Strawberry Jam, 4 lb. tin   750
Manisterley Furm 1'lncapplo Marmalade, 4 lb. tin 850
Gold Cross Orango Marmalade, 4 lb. tin 050
Gold Cross Sliced Peaches, 2s  250
Hamsterley Farm Peas, per tin  170
Gold Cross Strawberry and Raspberry Jam, Bottle  300
Heinz Pure Malt Vinegar, 16 oz :.. 80c, 32 oz 450
Royal Purple Vinegar (Malt), Qt. Bottle   300
Cross and Blackwell's Malt Vinegar, Malt   400
Try our New Royal Purple Jam
as good as the best, at per lb.
Snow    Flake    Pastry
_r. 59c
Oranges, 40c, 50c, and
3 dozen
' for	
Cumberland Supply
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Phone 155 Cumberland
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No matter Ihow discouraged you
have been with powders, footbaths
or other applications, If you have
not tried Emerald Oil then you have
something to learn.
It's a wonderful formula — this
combination of essential oils with
camphor and other antiseptics so
marvelous that thousands ot bottles
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Every good druggist guarantees the
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00 to end your toot ti oubles or money
The New
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Saturday, Feb. 11th 1928
Hudson   -   Essex   .   Dodge Can
Courtenay, B. C.
Courtenay Locals
The main floor of St. George's United Church was fulled to the doors
at ttoe service on Sunday evening, the
occasion being the attendance In a
body of the members of the City
Council, School Board and Volunteei
Fire Brigade. The Rev. W. A. Alexander preached a very impressive sermon and the music was very enjoyable.
As a result of the whist drive held
last week by the Farmers' Institute iv
aid of the Alexandria Solarium, a ne;
amount of $62.65 was turned over tc
that institution. The committee ir.
charge wishes to express their thank'
to all those assisting, especially for
the trucking of tables from the Agricultural Hall and the musicians who
contributed their services.
Mr. Art. Killam, representative of
Fleck Bros., Vancouver, was In the
district on Tuesday.    •
Mrs. J. Bruce, who has been 111 In
the Cumberland General Hospital, is
now progressing favorably.
Mrs. John Rlckson had the misfortune to fall a few days ago and sustain a very painful sprain of her ankle but will soon be able to be around
Mr. E. P. Labell, of Vancouver, General Superintendent of the B. C. Telephone Company, and Mr. W. R.
Jones, of Nanaimo, District Superintendent, were in town last week-end
in connection with company business.
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Currier ,of Detroit, Mich., who have recently been
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Hagarty, left last week for their home
via California and Mexico. Mr. and
Mrs. Hagarty drove them as far as
cording to his finding of fact, the defendant, Canadian Robert Dollar Co.
Ltd.. was liable for the damage. He
added that he was sorry that the parties did not accept his suggestion of
appointing a disinterested and experienced lumberman to assess the
Plaintiff claimed $47,1S7 damages
and submitted that nearly 7,000,000
feet of timber had been destroyed,
whereas defendant argued that the
loss would not exceed 1,000,000 feet.
Mr. Justice Gregory stated that he did
not accept these figures.
"I have been unable to arrive at the
amount of damages to my entire satisfaction, but my estimate Is that It
amounts to he sum of $3,000," said the
judge. There will be judgment for
that amount. The counterclaim was
not proceeded with and it will be dis-
.nilscd with costs."
The counterclaim was for $68,910
Originally each party blamed the
other for the fires.
Minto >
i.iiss Thelma Gray arrived from
Duncan on Friday of last week and is
spending some time with her sister,
Mrs. Wm. Davles.
Mr. Thomas Miller was home for a
short visit to his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. Miller, at the end of last week.
The water question has been agitating the minds of the people over the
whole district. Even the Fish Warden, Capt. Beadnell, has got Into it
trying to get a little water down
Royston way for the sake of the fish
spawn that is deposited there. He
nas doped out a scheme which, with
the assistance of the public works department would help very materially
to give an even distribution over the
whole district.
CLAIMED $47,187;
Following the finding of fact in
favor of Thompson & Clarke Timber
Co. Ltd., Mr. Justice Gregory has
awarded It judgment for $3,000 against Robert Dollar Co. Ltd. as compensation for felled, bucked and standing
timber which was destroyed by fire
at. Deep Bay, Vancouver Island. In
June, 1925.
His lordship pointed out that, ac-
Regular Meeting
Of School Board
School Board Responsible Only
in Case of Sick Leave
In place ot the regular meeting
which Is customarily held on the first
Thursday ot each month, the Cumberland School Board held its meeting last evening when all officers
were present.
The report of Mr. Blackmore. Manual Training instructor was submitted and is being held over for discussion at the next meeting. The monthly report of Principal Apps was received and filed. Mr. Apps also made
an application for a leave ot absence
from his duties for a period of three
or four days dating from February
14th for the purpose of attending an
Anglican Synod at Victoria. Mr.
Apps stated that he would furnish a
substitute during his absence, and the
request was granted.
It was reported that the new desks
for the Home economics Cooking
Classes have arrived and will be Installed Immediately.
Mr. F. R. Shenstone. principal of
the Cumberland High School was
present at the meeting and made application that the School" Board
should pay the substitute teacher's
salary resulting through his four day
absence In. Victoria some weeks past.
Owing to the fact that Mr. Shenstone
was not absent on sick leave, and not
wishing to establish a precedent, the
School Board unaitinious'ly decided
that Mr. Shenstone would be responsible for the payment of the substitute
Honors Even
At Royston
(Continued  from   Page  One)
Miss Robertson, 6-21;   Miss Lelghton
and Miss Graham lost to Miss Frelone
and Miss Auchterlonle, 7-21.
Wilson and Miss Plercy lost to M.
Stewart and Miss Robertson, 12-21;
Richardson and Miss MacLenan lost
to L. Dando and Miss Aspesy, 13-21;
Ash and Miss Graham- defeated C.
Dando and Miss Frelone 21-4; Robinson and Mrs. Idiens defeated ock-
hart and Miss Dando, 21-17; Idiens
and Miss Lelghton lost to Bannerman
and Mrs. Bannerman, 6-21; Carey and
Miss Sehl lost to Walker and Miss
Auchterlonle, 20-21; Graham and Miss
Maxwell defeated Auchterlonle and
Miss Brown, 21-10; Hughes and Miss
Johnson defeated MacLean and Miss
Hunden, 21-10; Bayly and Mrs.
Hughes lost to W. Brown and Miss
Aspesy, 12-21; Carey and Miss Sehl
lost to G. Brown and Miss Auchterlonle. 12-21
Carey defeated Lockhart, 21-10; G.
Wilson defeated L. Dando. 21-6; P. D.
Graham defeate'd G. Urown, 21-17; N.
Robinson defeated M. Stewart. 21-13.
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Ever St.
To Think?
That when you spend money  BUYING
merchandise from out of town merchants
you are helping to cripple the prosperity
of Cumberland.    A town's Prosperity is
only as great as the amount of money in
circulation. When you send your money •
to mail order houses, that money is
lost forever as far as Cumberland
is concerned
MANY there are who make of a legitimate and well-established business nothing but a convenience—a place from which to get odds
and ends when there is no time to go farther afield. They do not
hesitate to send their good money away for things they need, and which
could just as satisfactorily and much more promptly be supplied by their
home merchants and dealers.
Your argument is that you save. Maybe you do save 5 or 10 cents here
and there. But the reason is simple. The mail order house has a stupendous turn-over and it is all for cash.
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Be Loyal to your Community
This space made possible by the following merchants:
Sutherland's Dry Goods Store.
Matt. Brown's Grocery.
Mrs. L. Francescini.
Cavin's Shoe Store.
Tommy's Hardware Store.
Mann's Bakery.
M. Shiozaki, Wachmaker and Jeweller.
Marocchi Bros. Bakery.
L. Frelone Grocery.
A. Henderson, Confectioner.
Lang's Drug Store.
Cumberland Supply.
C. H. Tarbell & Son, Hardware.
Royal Confectionery
Cumberland Motor Works.
Harling & Ledingham.
Mackenzie & Partridge, Dry Goods.
City Meat Market.
Ritz. Cafe.
A. McKinnon, Dry Goods.
Wilcock & Co., Ltd., Meat Market.
Cumberland Electric Lighting Co.
Henderson's Garage.
Mumford's Grocery.
Personal Mention
i     Mr.   Flnbow   accompanied   by   the
■ Rev.   Jean   Pinbow,   left Cumberland
Thursday morning for their home in
*   *   *
Mr. Price, of the firm of Shilvock-
Jackson, Limited, Vancouver, was a
visitor to Cumberland on Wednesday
* *   *
Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Vi:-
liers. General Manager of the Canadian Collieries   (Dunsmuir)  imited.. is
at present in Cumberland.
Mr. Arthur S. Killam. of Fleck Bros.
visited Cumberland on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Graham motored to Nanaimo on Tuesday.
* *   *
Mr. Dan Evans, representing the
Slmonds Saw Company o[ Victoria,
paid a business visit to Cumberland
on Tuesday last.
* *   *
Mr C. R. Kerning, Branch Manager
of Regal Films Limited, of Vancouver,
visited Cumberland this week.
»       •       *
Mr. and Mrs. T. Scott are expected
to arrive In Cumberland tonight.
While 'here they will be the guests
ot Dr. and Mrs. 0. K. MacNaughton.
* •   • .
A series of "500' drives will be held
in aid of the funds of the Cumberland Cricket Club. The first will be
held on Monday, February 20th In the
Anglican Hall. Dance follows cards.
Admission, 50c.   Cards at 8 p.m.
* *   •
Mrs. Toy, of Alberni, Is visiting her
sisters Mrs. J. Dick and Mrs. E, Prior.
* •   *
At the last meeting of the Ladies'
Auxiliary of the Cumberland General
Hospital some thirteen members were
present. The membership is growing
ropldly, about twenty-five being enrolled. Arrangements are bein made
for the Auxiliary to hold a hospital
ball on Easter Monday.
Miss Sehl, matron of the Hospital,
served tea in the nurses' sitting room
during the afternoon.
•      *       *
Mrs. A. Mortimer, of Powell River,
Is the guest of her mother, Mrs. J
Baird, for a few days.
Sewing Time
Now is the time to get some of your sewing done, so
that in the sunny days you will be able to enjoy the
sunshine having as little needlework to do as possible.
New Spring Goods
NAINCHECK—so suitable for underwear, just arrived
in colors Pink, Blue, Mauve, Peach and White.   Fully ,
36 inches wide and the price 30c per yard.
New Printed Figure Crepe—This material is ideal for
underwear, soft and comfy, washes well and gives satisfactory wear, in five shades, of Pink, Blue, Mauve,
Peach and White with contrasting colors, a real nice
quality at 35c per yard.
Ring-A-Rosey Prints—For House Dresses and children's wear this new material is just what you want, the
designs are pretty and a good quality at 40c per yard.
Priscilla Prints—A smart showing of these new goods
are on display, and are worthy oi your attention, you
will be more than pleased with our assortment.
Priced at fiOc per yard.
Broadcloths—We have just received two assortments
in plain colors of this most useful cloth, both qualities
are fully 36 inches wide and we have a large choice of
eolors, especially in the cheaper range. Colors: Laven-
dar, White, Pink. Blue, Natural Fawn, Green and
Cream. Priced at .50c and our beautiful mercerized
Broadcloth at 95c per yard.
New Dress Rayons—We have received about twenty
Dress Lengths of the newest in Rayons, and the. combinations are delightful, in their colorings, no two alike
select now and you will have something exclusive.
To our patrons:
Wutcli  for "THE  BIG  PARADE!"
It will be In Cumberland at the Hollo Theatre on Thursday, Friday nnd
Saturday,   February   Slril,   -llh   mid
25th. ..Tills picture Is licing shown In
funilicrliiiMl iihriitl of some of the big- {
ger centres of the Province.   It was
being road-showed In Vancouver re-'
fci'lly lit $1.75 ii llcket.   We are doing i
our best to bring to Cumberland mill
district the very best pictures obtainable.
Ilo-Ilo Theatre.
A number of Cumberland people
journeyed to Union Bay on Friday
last to attend the whist drive and
dance held by the local Aerie of Eagles. Prizes for the whist were won by
Mrs. T. Armstrong, Cumberland, Mrs.
Harwood, Union Bay, Mr. McLaughlin
Fanny Bay, Mrs. Brown, Union Bay.
A magnificent scarf and box of candy
were won during the evening by Mr.
Hastings and Mrs. Bates respectively.
*       *       •
The good weather of the last week
brought many people out, long walks
being the order of the day.
*   •   *
The Board of Works of the City of
Cumberland also had a few men out
cleaning the ditches and otherwise
generally Improving the conditions of
the streets.
*   *   •
Mr .Stewart of the Columbia Paper
Company was a business visitor to
Cumberland during the week.
Mrs. H. Manderville and Miss Vera
Mandervtlle, after residing In Cumberland for the past seven months
left for their home in Vancouver on
Sunday last.
■   •   •
The many friends of Mrs. O. J.
Richardson will be pleased to near
she Is able to be out once again after
being on the sick list for the past two
• •   •
Grant, the young eon of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Dallos, is again a patient It
the Cumberland Hospital, reports
however Indicate that he Is progress,
lng  favorably.
• •   •
Mr. J. McMillan was a business
visitor to Cumberland during the
• •   *
After spending the past two weeks
In Victoria. Mr. Jack Halllday returned to Cumberland on Tuesday.
Puebec Dog Derby is Big Winter Event
sr X.OO/S a fire: oueeec
February 20-22 will be the high
1 light of the Quebec Winter sports
when the Eastern International Dog-
Sled Derby will be run over a course
of 120 miles, which will take three
days to complete. World-famous
drivers such as L. Sepalta, E. St
Goddard, G. Chevrette, and eleven
others took part last year, among
them being Paddy Nolan, the fjf-
teen-year boy musher, who put up a
sterling battle and was only defeated by bud luck. Winner gets a
purse of $1,000 and custody for one
year of the handsome gold cup.
Last year the winner was St. Goddard.
The season lasts three months,
from the end of December, and there
are winter sports galore, including
ski-tag, ski-joring, tobogganing, bob-
sledding, skating, snow-shoeing,
curling, hockey, and runs to places
of interest in dog sleds. Masked
balls, and outstanding events in the
winter sport world are further fea-,
tures of Um season, and all are with- j
GEoaor cxevee-rre- #hp poos
in easy reach or even just outside
the Chateau Frontenac, one of the
finest hostelrics in America.
Quebec is a colorful and romantic
city and the quaint narrow streets
are most delightful in winter when
the picturesque buildings emerge
from huge drifts of snow. Many of
the carts and wagons are brilliant
reds, yellows or blues, and houses
are often equally gay. Bob-sledding
on the old city walls is one of the
romantic sports, and skiing over the
Plains of Abraham where memorable
battles   wars   fought,   u   another.
Then, too, the triple-track toboggan
slide is one of the fastest in the
During the winter sports' season
the Chateau Frontenac is the center
of all gaiety, everything radiating
from there. It is a tiny village
within itself where the inhabitants
are on pleasure bent, and those who
seek, will find keen enjoyment in the
winter sports and festivities. Quebec with its old world atmosphere,
its buildings of antiquity and its
leisurely ways will lure on«, after _
first visit, time and time again.


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