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The Night Bird
Cumberland Islander
With TThleh is consolidated tbe < nnilirrlund Mews.
At the Ilo-Ilo
This Week End
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FORTY-HIGH™  YEAR—No. 31.
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CUMBERLAND. BRITISH COLUMBIA       FRIDAY,  AUGUST  2nd.  1929.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE:  TWO DOLLARS  PER ANNUM
Changes In B.C.
Game Regulations
SPECIAL MEETING
A special meeting of tlie Cumherland
Rod and Gun Club will be held in the
t Council Chambers on Sunday. August
A|.p Annnunc**&d l:h;" 7,3() B,m' A l11" at,emiinice is
[most earnestly desired.
Cricket Tour
Great Success
Cumberland Nearly Beat Touring Eleven, Time Robbing
Locals of Almost Certain
Victory
Tiie   Cumberland   cricket    eleven
came very near to indicting a defeat
Close Season For Willow Grouse
Throughout Western
District
Opes season kor doe deed
KIM mi NOVE3IBEB l.'ith 'I'll iliitli
Several changes have been made in
the game regulations for tlle 1929-30
se:ison, which have just been released
by tlle Provincial Game Hoard. There
will be an open season on doe deer
from November 15 to November 30.
according   to  the   new   regulations,
while the season nn fur-bearing ani- i on Dean Quainton's eleven on the
mala has been changed, allowing! "Y" ground In Snlunl&y afternoon
spring-trapping lor beaver, muskrnts ! last, time robbing the locals of almost
and otter. i certain  victory.    The  game  started
This year there will be an open ; at 4 o'clock nnd It was decided to
season in most districts of the pro- draw stumps at 7. Right on the time
vinee tor ruffed grouse. In tho wm- ', limit, the umpire called time .wilh thH
tern district the season on cock phea-: visitors score standing at 43 for 8
sunts has' been reduced to fifteen days,, wickets as against 83 for 5 wickets liy
and the ling limit has been reduced , the homo team. Victoria won the toss
from six to four birds per dny. I and put Cumberland in to bat first,
Western District (Open Season)     j joe Idiens and E. 0. Robathan fae-
MOUNTAIN GOAT, throughout the ing the bowling of Erie Quainton anil
western district, except on Vancouver I A. Reld, the first wicket standof Id-
Island, open season from September ; iens und Robathan producing 24 runs
14, 1929, to November 30, 1929, both ( hefore Eden Qunintiu clean-bowled
dates  Inclusive.
Young Stephens Out
On $10,000.00 Bail
DRIVER OF DEATH CAR MUST STAND TRIAL AT
ASSIZES
UP-ISLAND REPORTS
GOOD FISHING
The preliminary hearing of Freder-■ cloudy but he could see the road per-
ick Victor Stephens, charged with man- j fectly.
slaughter in connection with the death William Hutton, father of deceased,
of William Hutton, Junior, came beforejsaid tnat on the WGV to Cumberland
Magistrate John Conway, at Cumber- iafte1' teing summoned to the hospital,
lnnd, on Saturday. Corporal Mansell!lie saw reddish stains on the road and
conducted the prosecution, Mr. P. P,|on  tne  return  trip  noticed  a  wheel
the latter.    Gough joined Idiens and
BEAR (except White or Kermodel I |t was expected that Gough would
Bear), throughout the western district'go out to the lob of Held. How-
open season from September 14. 1929, ever, Gough changed his tactics and
to June 30, 1330, both dates inclusive. I played very cautiously for a few balls
Provided thai no bear shall be trap-1 when he commenced to hit, having
ped in the western district. I no  less  than   four  lives  during his
DEER (Mule, White-Tall and Coas-l   8tay   at   the   wicket   for   a   valuable
Deer), throughout all of tlie western ;
district (except Queen Charlotte Is-
lands. Hornby Island and those portions nf Vancouver Island known as
North ami South Saanich and Highland districts), as follows:
BUCK DEER—-Open season from!
September 14. 1D29, to November 80,
1029, both  dates  Inclusive.
DOE DEER—Open season from November 16, 102!), to November 30, l!)2!).
l)Qth dates inclusive.
Fur Ileariritr Animals
BEAVER. MUSKRATS and OTTER]
1n the western district (except Beaver
and Mnskrats on Vancouver Island),
-open season from March 1, 1930, to I
April 15, 1030, both dates inclusive.
All   other   fur-bearing   animals   In ]
December   1.   1020.  to  February  28,1
1S30, both  dates' inclusive.
I twenty runs. Idiens was still batting
[ confidently at the tea hour, his score
: standing at 28 not out. After a few
, minutes tea interval. Idiens was bowled by Erie Quainton after batting
! for ami hour and fifteen minutes for
1 ihe top score ofthe day, 80. Tlie Cumberland man gave a good display.
! keeping his hits on the carpet all
| through his innings.
Shortly after lhe Cumberland skip
i declared with » wickets down for a
; total of S3 runs, leaving the visitors
! one hour and a quarter to get the
required runs to give them a vie-
I tory.
Comley and Wilcox opened for
| Dean Quainton's eleven, H. Taylor
and Vernori-Joneg being the bowlers.
I Disaster   soon   fell   to   the   visitors
the western district, open season from   «„„,      ,   .      ,     ,  ,      , . , ,
Comley  being bowled and caught by
Taylor with the first ball delivered.
| In his lirst over Vernon-Jones clean
(<um<> Birds
DUCKS (except Wood and Elder
Ducks), Wilson Snipe, Coots and
Geese. In the western district, open
season from October ir>, 1020, to January 31, 1030, both dates Inclusive.
(Legal time when shooting can be
commenced on the opening day at
5.31 a.m.).
BLACK BRANT, in the western district, open season from November
15, 1020, to February 28, 1030, both
(days inclusive.
BAND-TAILED PIGEONS, throughout the western district .open season
from September 15, 1020, to September 30. 1920. both dates inclusive.
Provided that tlie use of decoys in
the hunting of Band-Tailed Pigeons
is prohibited.
GROUSE (Blue only), in the western dislrict, throughout Vancouver
Island (except Soulh Saanich a net
Highland districts), and in the remainder of the district (except Horn-
toy and Denman Islands), open season from September 14, 1020, to October 31. 1920, both dates inclusive.
On Vancouver Island, (Blue Grouse
■only), In that portion thereof known
as the Highland District .open season
from September 14, 1020. to September 30. 1920. both dates inclusive.
Provided that there shall lie a close
reason on Ruffed (commonly called
Willow) Grouse throughout the western district.
. QUAIL (except Bob White and
Mountain Quail). In the western districts, on Vancouver Island in those i
portions thereof situate and lying to
the south and east oi' Englishman
River (except Oak Bay municipality),
and on Salt Spring Island, open season from October 15, 1029. to November 15, 1020, both dales inclusive.
On Denman and Saturna Islands,
open season from October 15, 1920,
to October 31. 1020, both dates Inclusive.
PHEASANTS, cock birds only. In
the western district, on Vancouver
Island (except Oak Bay municipality
and thai portion of Vancouver Island
situate and lying noiith of Oyster
River), and on Gabriola, Texada,
Sidney, Moresby, Pender, Mayne, Gal-
lano and Salt Spring Islands, open
season from October 15, 1020, to November IB, 1929, both dates Inclusive.
Cock birds only, in the western district, o nthe Mainland (except those
portions known as the Squamish Valley, that area situate  and  lying  be-
bowled Wilcox, two wickets being,
down for only two runs. The next
three wickets fell for five runs. It
certainly looked bad for the visitors
when Eric and Eden Quainton were
In to bat together. Eric made a lively
22 before getting his leg in front of
one of Taylor's swift ones. Eden
Quainton and A Reid batted very
carefully and took no chances. Ueid
was eventually dismissed by Idiens
who had relieved Vernon-Jones. J.
Payne aud Eden Quainton batted out
time with the scores standing as noted above.
The visitors proved to be real
sports and on batting their captain
insisted that all be ready with the
padg as soon as possible, with the
result that not a single moment was
wasted waiting for incoming batsmen.
The visit of the Dean's cricket team
tor the second year In succession was
very successful and very much appreciated byihe local players. Cumberland expect, to journey to Duncan
on Saturday, August loth for a game
and it is also expected that a game
will be played against Nanaimo in the
near future.
Following nre tho scores of Saturday's game:
Cumberland
Idiens. b. Erick Quainton  30
Robathan, b. Eden Quainton  10
Gough, b. Eric Quainton  20
Boothman. not out  5
H. Taylor, b. Eden Quainton 1
Vaughan, b. Eden Quainton  3
Brown, not out  4
Extras   10
Total for 5 wickets  83
Mumford, Carney, Vernon-Jones and
A, J, Taylor did not bat.
Bowling: Eric Quainton 2 for 28; A.
Reld 0 for 27; Eden Quainton 3 for 11;
J. Payne 0 for 5.
Dean Quainton's Team
Comley, c. and b. H. Taylor 0
Wilcox,  b.  Vernon-Jones   2
Reade, b. H. Taylor   0
Heurtley, c. Gough, b. Vernon-Jones 1
G. Payne, c. Gough, b. H. Taylor .... 0
Harrison appearing as private prosecut
or and Mr. M. B. Jackson. K.C., of Victoria, acting for the defense. Evidence
was taken for the prosecution, the de
fence reserving its evidence. At the
close of the hearing the magistrate adjourned the proceedings until Wednesday morning, so that bail might be arranged, and on Wednesday Stephens
was committed for trial at the assizes
on ball set at $10,000.00.
Dr. G. K. MacNaughton, of Cuuber-
land was the first witness called and
told of being aroused just before twelve
o'clock on the night of Sunday. July
14th. On going to the hospital he saw
the body of William Hutton ln a Ford
coupe. It was still warm, but life was
extinct. On the following day he made
a post mortem examination. He found
abrasion wounds on the back of both
legs just below the knee joints and
skin abrasions on back of botli hands.
left side of forehead, eye-lids, cheek
and bridge of nose. The middle third
of left upper arm was fractured and
left collar bone dislocated. On the
back of the head was a gaping transverse scalp wound three inches in
length and the whole back of the skull
was fractured. In his opinion death
must have been instantaneous and was
caused by the fracture of the skull and
jonsequent damage to the brain tissue.
Mr. Robert Strachan, mine surveyor,
submitted a plan oi the Cumoerland-
Courtenay road on which were indicated the cemeteries and the Small
road. The plan also indicated where
reddish stains were seen on the road, i
the location of the body of deceased |
and also where a cuff link belonging
to deceased was found. Mr. Strachan
said that the roadway was straight,
with a width of 22 feet and a tarred
surface of 17 feet. The gradient was
Z\{\% down. The reddish stains were
approximately 360 feet from where the
cuff link was found.
Photographs of both the highway
and the car were submitted by Nor-
bert Schwarze, photographer, of Courtenay.
Edward Handlen gave evidence as to
the condition of the car. He had test'
ed the brakes the morning after the
accident and found them in good order. The bumper on the right hand
side was bent four and one-half inches
aud the right hand head light bent
back. The radiator at the right top
corner was bent back seven inches
from the centre, the radiator was
twisted and the supporting rods bent,
The fan casting was broken, a small
dent in the cowl and the right hand
front fender bent slightly, The car,
he said, was capable of making sixty
miles an hour and the lighting system was equal to any other make of
car. Hc hnd driven the car back in
the night with only one head light and
could see 50 to 60 feet ahead.
William Martin Brown, hospital orderly, gave evidence as to the arrival
of the accused and Morgan at the hospital with the body of deceased.
Spencer Morgan said that about
10.30 on the night in question he was
walking on the road between Cumberland and Courtenay and when at the
bottom of the hill at the Japanese Cemetery was picked up by the accused.
On the main stretch, after passing the
Grant road, he saw a man walking on
the right hand side of the road in
thc direction of Courtenay. He was
walking on the edge of the tarvia
pavement and was within ten feet ol
thc car when he first saw him. He
called to Stephens to look out, but it
was too late; the car struck the man
on the right hand side of -.he car.
Stephens ran a few yards be:ore applying the brakes and when the car
stopped they both ran back but could
not find any trace of the man so he
asked Stephens to back up the car up.
As they were backing up he siw William Button's hat lying on the edge of
the tarvia.  They then went to the side
track off the tarvia.
John Thomson, of Courtenay, gave
evidence as to finding the cuff link
about 300 yards north of the Grant
road, which was corrobated by John
Ramsay.
Helen Geddes Morrison identified
the cuff link as one she had given deceased on July 12th and which he had
put in his hip pocket. The last she
saw of deceased was at their home
about half past eleven on the Sunday
evening.
Further evidence was given by Constables N. O. De Witt and O. L. Hall
as to the condition of the road and
also by Corporal Mansell.
TELEGRAPH OFFICE
HOURS CHANGED
SHOWER FOR
BRIDE TO BE
The Island Publicity Bureau has re-
l ceived news from Mr. S. J. Isaac, secretary of the Campbell River Tyco
Club, that a remarkable good run of
tyees has now begun. Asu rule, ihe
heavy run begins near the end of
August.and it is seldom that such big
fish are killed so early in the year,
the general run being between thirty
and flfly pounds iu weight.
Campbell Itiver is remarkable as
being one of the very few places on
Vancouver Island where these fish j 1 P-m- antl from 2-30 to 0.80 p.m
may be taken on a rod and light tackle. There is no need to use a heavy
weight and go down eight or nine
fathoms, as the sea is particularly
shallow at Hie mouth of the river, and
the fish keep near the surface. Thus
the big fellows can be felt at their
best, and their lighting qualities can
be appreciated.
Other   reports   received   yesterday/
afternoon, having regard to the fishing in the Comox district, are as foi- ,
lows:'
Little River, Point Holmes and <
Puntledge River are all giving fair j
sport.   The upper end of Lake Cum
As mentioned by Mr, A. W. Neill
a few days ago in his address to the
Cumberland Board of Trade that
hours hi tin* Government Telegraph
offices might be changed In tlie near
future. Word has heen received at
the local office that commencing August 2nd the Government telegraph
offices ou Vancouver Island will
adopt the following schedule for Office hours: 9 a.m. to noon and from
1 p.m. to 6 p.m. instead of 0 a.m. to
Conservative
Leader Speaks
At Big Picnic
District   Conservative   Association to Hold Big Picnic
at Lewis Park
Saturday
berland   is   good,   as   are   the   Little
Lakes,   Campbell   Lakes   and   Forbes
|    Residents of the district
{an opportunity on Saturday afternoon
will  havi
Landing.
The Misses Margaret Shearer and
Margaret Richardson were hostesses
at a well attended miscellaneous
shower held in the Anglican Hall on
Tuesday night In honor of Miss Mary
Jackson, whose marriage to Mr.
Campbell Morgan takes place on
August  tbe loth.
Games   and   dancing  occupied   the I of   the   Canadian
guests for the major part of the eve- j smuirj.  Limited,
nlng and during the interval for re-1
freshmen ts   Miss   Jackson   was
Mr. Sidney Hunt
Chosen President
Of Medical Fund!
Collieries (Dun-
Medical ami Accident Fund, held on Sunday evening
I)re-1 last unanimously elected Mr. Sfdne\
sented with a hamper full of useful i Hunt 'to he president for another
and beautiful gifts from her many I term. Mr. Dick, who has been secre-
friends. Ihe recipient thanking them tary for a number of years was also
II for their kindness and good wishes, j re-elected wlththe executive commit
j lee remaining the same as formerly.
i of hearing the Hon. R. B. Bennett,
conservative leader fn the Federal
j House, when he Is cheduled to ad-
j dress the district Conservative Asso-
I elation at a monster picnic lo tie held
] in Lewis Park, Courtenay. Il is ex-
i pected that Mr. Bennett will arrive
j In Courtenay about noon when a
j luncheon will be tendered to him and
  j the  distinguished   members   compris-
Same   Officers    As    Last    Year   ing his parly, at the Native Sons' Hall
Will Conduct Affairs Ut  half past   one.    The  Conservative
of Board I leader is accompanied by General A
  I). McRae, Dominion organizer of the
The annual meeting of the members conservative parly, Mr. Leo, Ladner..
M.P., Senator Perley, and Mr. C. H.
Dickie, M.P. Immediately after lunch-
i eon the pany will proceed to the
! ground at Lewis Park and in addition
I to Mr. Bennett speaking, General Mc-
' Rae, Mr. Ladner and Mr.  Dickie will
After refreshments dancing was indulged In until midnight, to music
supplied by Messrs. R. li. Robertson
md K. Trehearne.
City Fathers Again
Discuss Price Of
Electric Plant
Comittee Reports Presented
Mr. Dick presented a very saHls-
fadtory report of the past season's
work and stated that at June 30th
there   was   a   balance   in   hand   of
also he heard.
Sports will be held during ihe day
and possibly a cricket game between
Cumberland and Courtenay.   Cumberland team was approached and iutlm-
! ated thai  ft would he possible for a
•'.'nn.-,^'0.,'*  iTTT*!   "'   !'.a"U,-   "J.team  to  go  from  Cumberland  about
$10,347.36, the best balance the fund!,  ,„ „ ,. _. .
Halkett, l.b.w., b. "Vernon-Jones   5 I of the road where they found William
ric Quainton, l.b.w., b. H. Taylor....22 [Hutton lying on his nack about twelve
feet from thc road. He felt his heart
and there was a slight beat.   They put
Eden Quainton, not out   7
A. Reid, c. Robathan, b. Idiens  4
J. Payne, not out   1
Extras    1
Total for 8 wickets  43
C. Pillar did not bat.
Bowling: H. Taylor 4 for 13; Vernon-
Jones, 3 for 23; Idiens 1 for 6.
Mrs. Boffy and Miss Jenny Boffy
have gone to Campbell River where
they will reside in future.   Miss Bof-
tween Jervis and Toba Inlets, and all
Crown   Lands   west   of   the   former   fy win take oh«» o[ th« telephone
west boundaries of the muniolpallty |*™°e,JJ^I^ Til".0??1 *n A"**81.18*
of  Point Grey),   open   season   from
(Continued on Page Four)
j Miss Dellna Frelone has succeeded
| Miss BoiTy as agent for Cumberland
J Telephone  office.
him in the car and as Stephens said
he could not drive, the witness drove
the car back to the Cumberland Hospital.
In answer to Mr. Harrison, Morgan
said the accused drove up the cemetery hill in high gear and it was difficult to see as steam was coming from
the radiator. His eyes were directed
to the floor of the car up to Die time
he saw the deceased and he would
guess that the speed of the car was
35 miles and hour.   The lights were
Cumberland, July 31.—The regular
meeting of the Cumberland City Council was held in the Council Chambers
on Monday, July 29th at 7,30 p.m.
Mayor Maxwell was in the chair and
Alderman Mumford. Ledingham, Henderson and Williams were present.
A communication from tlie Provincial Secretary re the approval of By-
Law 84 was received and filed and one
from J. Mulrhead re the purchase price
of the Cumberland Electric Lighting
Co. Ltd.. was treated in a like manner.;
A letter from F. A. McDiarmid re bylaw 84 was laid on the table to come
up for later discussion.
Bills and accounts amounting to
$787.24 were presented and were referred to the Finance Committee for
payment.
The reports of various committees
were then heard, the Board of Health
reporting one case of measles and the
Board of Works reporting on the work
done which included cutting of thistles
the spreading of gravel on streets and
the general cleaning of street and
catch basins.
The Water and Light reports were
all O.K. while the Fire Wardens reported three calls since last meeting.
One was to Japtown; one was inside
the city limits and one was in Chinatown. Fireman Dallas while endeavoring to extinguish Ihe latter blaze
sustained a painful injury to his hand
Some discussion went on concerning
tho removal of a portion of the boulevard in front of Hariing & Leding-
liani's new garage. Aid. Henderson expressed the opinion that the part of
the boulevard between the second and
third Decs could be removed without
seriously marring the effect. It was.
however, decided to let the matter
stand until the garage is finished and
the business started when a better
idea will be obtained of the necessity
of such an action.
Considerable discussion went on concerning the amount to be offered the
Cumberland Electric Lighting Co. for
he purchase of Its assets. It was finally decided to make an oiler of
$25,000.00.
The City Clerk reported that Deputy
Fire Chief Cameron had inspected the
Fire equipment and found the chemical truck to be in need of new tires.
The Goodrich Tire Company's agent
here is the only one stocking this old
style and it was decided to purchase
a new set from him.
has had for a number of years.
] Tbe secretary also notified the
j meeting that Ithe board could have ve-
I duced the assessment last January,
I hut the feeling at thc meeiug held in
i January was -to continue the assessment and build up the account; he
also stated that the hospital was in
excellent condition and it was a matter of extreme gratification thak tho
institution was so well managed.
Exensive repairs will be undertaken at the Cemetery during the year
as the Canadian Collieries have
agreed to set out all the land between
the Cumberland cemetery and tne
Roman Catholic cemetery for cenie-
Itery purposes. The Roman Catholic
Church has also notified the hoard
that it would be willing to release
any claims thnt it might have on lhe
Roman Catholic cemetery, If t he-
Board would take over the management and do what repairs are necessary to bring it into fair condition
This matter wfll be taken up later
at a general meeting.
4 in the afternoon and play until 7
In the evening. No word lias been
received from the Conservative Association whether the game will be
staged or not. The day's activities
will be topped off with a monster
dance in the Native Sons' Hall.
Former Local
Pastor Officiates
At Special Service
Rev. \V. Lever-sedge Assists thc
Bishop of Edmonton at Very
Interesting Ceremony
Unique among the churches of Canada is the little church of St. Mary
and St. George of Jasper, which was
consecrated on Sunday last by the
Bishop of Kdmonfoii, assisted hy his
chaplain, Rev. W. Leversedge and a
former Vicar of Holy Trinity. Cumber
land. It is also interesting to note
that in the days of railway construction, the Rev. w. Leversedge was the
first  clergyman of fhe parish.
The building, a beautiful BtrUOture
of Btono and stucco, With a Hied roof,
was built at a cost of $17,000 and is a
glfi to (lie parish from an anonymnu-
wouian in England, it was presented
in memory of her son, killed in the
war. Beneath the corner stone lies
tlie testament found on the young
man's body when lie was carried oul
of No Man's Laud. The furnishings
and fillings of tho church were also
the gift of the unknown donor, whilst
the bell was presented by Viscount
Willingdon.
Johnny  Cameron   must   love   Lake
Cumberland.    If lie Is not on the lake
he  Ih   in  it.    On  Monday  last  whilst
travelling ata good clip in his speed
: boat   he  lilt   a  snag   With   the   result
I thai  the boat  received a decided tilt.
shining brightly.   The sky was a bit | meeting adjourned.
The Board of Works was instructed j Cameron was sitting on fhe engine
to investigate the state of repair and, hatch attho tlmo and slid beautifully
report on possible alterations to thc I into the water. He managed to grab
City Police residence. j n rope hanging from the stern, other-
There being no further business thc j wise he would have hud a long swim
ahead of him.
Dean Quainton
Enjoys Visit
To District
Following the final cricket game
of the tour of his •team. Dean Quainton In a neat speech, said bow much
he and all members of the team had
enjoyed their visit up the Island. The
games played had been very enjoyable and he extended an invitation to
a team combined of Cumberland and
Courtenay players tn visit Victoria
next summer, when lie woul guarantee to provide a full week's crickei
for "them. Mr. J. L. Brown, captain
of the Cumberland club replied. lie
thanked tiie Dean for bringing a team
to the district ;they had all enjoyed
the games very much ami In consequence the game had been "talked
aboul more during the past week
than ever hefore.
During tiie last game played at
Courtenay. Mr. Victor Hall, a member
of both the Cumberland and Courtenay clubs, hnd the misfortune to have
four teeth knocked oul and jaw bone
fractured in two places, His many
friends in Cumherland wilt he glad to
know tha't at the time of going Lo
press he was very much Improved
and able to start  work again.
Twenty Teams
In Track Meet
At Olympiad
Cumberland Sending Strong
Team
Next week end, Thursday and Friday, August S and !'. Hastings Park,
Vancouver will be the scene of the
provincial championship relay race,
which it Is expected will bring together tlie greatest number of high
school athletes ever assembled at one
meet in  British Columbia.
Tho B.C. high school Olympiad will
provide the feature attraction at tho
Canadian Pacific Exhibition for tho
s cond and third day of the fair which
runs from August 7 to 17.
While tiie programme of this great
meet will contain the 14 standard
events that go io make up the Olympic games,, the two outstanding
events of the Olympiad promise to bo
the one-mile relay and the 100 yard
dash—the   latte.
always    being
event that focuses popular interest—
and especially since the double victory of Percy Williams at the Amsterdam Olympiad.
The 80 runners that will compete
in the one-mile relay representing 20
different high schools lu all parts of
the province, will comprise the cream
of the fleet-footed fraternity of all
British Columbia.
Following arc tlie high schools that
have entered relay learns in the Olympiad: Armstrong. Oak Bay, Ocean
Falls. Victoria, Powell River. Cumber
land, Kamloops, Ker emeus, Kelowna
South Vancouver. Nelson. Salmon
Arm Consolidated. Courtenay, Oyama,
McLean High, Port Haney, Fairview
Junior High, Vancouver, Vernon, Nanaimo. Duncan. King fleorge.
HOLD (TP FOR YF.Ut
With such a representative list, the
team that does finally win lho championship challenge cup and Hie gold
medals will have the unquestioned
right to call themselves provincial
hampinns
Besides the gold medals that will go
to each of the four runners of tho
winning team, (he high school they
represent will have tlie right to hold
the challenge cup for one year, until
the next Olympiad. The cup lias to
he won three times- not necessarily
in succession - before becoming the
property of any high school.
Cumberland will fie represented liy
George Brown, captain of the team,
Norman Dill. Harold Conrod, Douglas
Baird and the Japanese schoolboy,
Takeru,
2 Teachers Resign
Seven Youths On
Suspended Sentence
Seven Cumberland youths were
brought before Magistrate B. W.
Bickle on Thursday afternoon, charged wiiii entering gardens, stealing
fruit and otherwise damaging gardens. The boys, all about Hi or 17
years of age. were lectured by the
magistrate, who warned them that
If they came up again for the same
offense, they would he severely dealt
with. The magistrate also Issued a
warning to all other boys who are
tempted lo invade oilier people's orchard and intimated that, nn matter
who they might be, a Jail sentence
might  be  infltdted.
Cancel Licence Of
Furious Drivers
Attorney-General Issues Warning; Many Drivers Convicted
Recently Makes Drastic Measures Imperative.
tornoy-Qen
vincial   Po
The Hoard of School Trustees held
i heir regular monthly mooting on
Thursday evening, Mrs. MacNaughton
Mrs. Bnlrd and Mrs Partridge and
Secretary MacKinnon being present;
trustee Henderson was absent.
Misses   Q,   McFadyon   ami   Annie
Blatchford    tendered    their    rseigna
tions as school teachers,   The applications of Misses Carey, Brown, Walker   and   Robinson   were   considered
for the position vacated  by  Miss  McFadyen.   The trustees present decided to write the name of the favoured
applicant     Tlie count resulted In two
for Miss Carey and two for Miss Robinson.   Secretary MacKinnon suggesi ■
ed that the appointment be laid over   Hi
for the consideration of a full board,   "ff
The   Indies   f bought   differently   and   Of
Trustee Baird moved ami trustee Par-   fen
trldge   seconded   that   Miss   Robinson    on  tin
bo given the appointment, Chairman   clntty
MacNaughton falling tin line.    Il waa   Igan.
carried.    Secretary   MacKinnon   did] |    Thei
not vote. i fences
The Board decided to advertise fc
a  male applicant  to  fill  the  position
vacated    by    .Miss    Blatchford    at    a | fhe part of motorists In driving to Die
salary of $1300.00 per annum. danger of the public.
Expressing determination to take
every possible measure for the protection of human lire and property on
tlie highways of British Columbia,
Hon. K. if Pooley, Attorney-General
has announced thai in future cancellation nt driver's licences may be ex-
pected following conviction on charges of driving to the common danger.
'fills announcement follows complaints received from different sections of the province and particularly rrom residents of Vancouver Island    districts.     This    Week    (he   At-
conferred with Proton tin* subject, and
Ith a Hal of no lens
nvlctlons secured in
ie, Ks by provincial
police district.
Pilled
thlrto
few   m
thf. vs
i number olghl
under the Moto
Malahat, four \
•( Duncan nnd
were   for   of-
Vehiclos Act
ire in the vine at Shawn-
. I,
o   convictions    were   for   of-
desplto   the   notices   posted
lie Island Highway by Govern-
puritnents,   urging  carjo on PACE TWO
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FRIDAY.  AUGUST  2nd.   1929.
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED EVERY  FRIDAY AT CUMBERLAND, B.C.
EDWARD W. BICKLE
CHARACTER BT [LT BY GAME OF CRICKET
ABOUT eight or nine years ago an effort was
made to organize a cricket club locally.
At tlu.' iiiiii.ii meeting held then three men'
turned up, one the sponsor and the other two in-
terestedin the grand old game. Incidentally the
same three are actively connected with the present club which was formed two years ago.
For the second year in succession a team ol*
Victoria cricket rs has toured the north end of
the Island, thi cond tour terminating last Monday, alter a mosl successful period. Cricket is
the national game oi England. It has been so for
more than a i n tiry and a half and the game refuses to how down to any other sport; it enters
into the fibre ofthe Hritish national character.
Specially noticeable is the fact that cricket has,'min
in its history, produced metaphors which have become the inspiring symbols of courage, adventure
fair play and the decrees of fortune in the great
game of life. This was observable during the
Greal War. An English officer wrote: "Whatever happens you will know I batted well." And
again with that frank spirit characteristic of men
willing to give the sportng chance, another officer reported that the "German bowling was accurate."
Wo can say with the Montreal Gazette, "Long
may the supple willow continue to thwack the
new red ball to the boundary."
It has been hard work, this fostering of tho
game of cricket  in Cumberland and it is to be
hoped that when another season rolls round more
of the young men of the town will bo seen taking
' an active part.
Only experience can teach thai these juvenile bopes and
aspirations are in tlie majority ol oases doomed to bitter
disappointment i" the realization of what the great out-
Bide world bolds in store. The majority of iliis juvenile
army of longers after life anil excitement come to tht
stage where they will give anything to gel buck to the
simple pleasures and real friends of Hie sniiil town, only
to find that they are carried by a current which renders
the backward swim -i feat impossible of accomplishment.
Perhaps the restless youngsters are old enough, and big
enough, aud know euough in care for themselves, but It
usually Is the ease that tlio.se who brag about Hie able
to care for themselves are lhe ones who need tlie most
restraining.
While those who have gone through the experience can
Bjmputhlite with those who chafe at the confines and restrictions of a "little burg", yet i iey can assure the young
peopii of today that t'hey have in thai "little burg" nearly
al] the things and nearly ull tin- opportunities which thp
young folks nf a couple of decades ago thought they had
to jin to the big city to get. Young [oiks of today have
pleasures and opportunities manyfold greater than those
which were presented to the youngfolks "i" yesterday. In
the "little burg" today .ire all the things that would have
made contented the young folks of yesterday.
The girl or hoy of today who hasn't an automobile in
the family feels that Providence has been very unkind to
lays not so very lon**, ago the two-horse rig that
Bail Team Wins
THE SMALL TOWN
ONE FREQUENTLY hears the complaint voiced by the
very young members of the community that they are
fed up with the small town and that they long to get
out Into the big world wherethey could do things and
enjoy life to the full.
less
ould be driven wiilume hand
ieni I'm p Sunday ufternoon's
uite so far along the road hut
amis and the road bi emed short
When those now in middle of age
i) moving picture ihentres.and
he "llttlo burg" they had no cl
iui looking back through the
lartles and taffy pulls, almost n
o have been far from uupleasan
essed pleasant  features.
We gol along pretty well with all our h
here wus far more sociability when then
ilaces to go than there is now when even si
as   thought  quite  sufl'i-
easure.    We didn't get
hue didn't drag on our
nougb.
ere young there were
ey moved out of
eo a good show,
he little family
*d of now, seems
and to have pos-
nf the old Irish tongue often repeated by many thousands of every race
Sunday's   baseball    game   between 1 and croed.   But how many know their
Cumberland and Union Bay ended inl»i™n*»B?
a win for the local nine by 13 runs toj Machree .18 a word of the Gaelic
4. Bob. Aitken went tlie route on thai language, meaning, my darling,
mound for Cumberland and kept the How they grip the heart these
hits well scattered. Anderson was simple words. Need one he an Irish
yanked from the Union Bay box in the I man or woman to have a catch come
second in favor of "Chick" Graham,} to the throat on hearing these soul-
who was not up to his usual good; stirring syllables sung or even just
form. Doi behind the bat for Cum-j seeing them in print? Don't they
berland caught a good game, while all I rather find a sympathetic echo in the
the local team hit well and hard. The! heart of all humanity, without disunion Bay nine look good in their new Unction of race or color?
uniforms and have set a precedent for And, just us the song "Mother Ma-
other teams to follow. . chree" has captured the Imaginations
 _ of thousands and made these words
ENDURANCE] FLIGHT I a familiar phrase to them, bo will the
IS AT AN END photodrama "Mother Machree" make
  those words familiar not only to additional thousands of English-speaking
people here and abroad but to millions of folk In the far-flung places
of the world. In places where American and English music is unknown
but where Fox Films is a standard
form of entertainment. There, tlie
words "Mother Machree" will beconie
probably the only words of a foreign
tongue known to untutored millions.
Local audiences will soon have an
opportunity of seeing the pictured
version of this greal song and story
at the llo-llo Theatre. Fnr Fox Films
lias translated this soul-stirring epic
to the screen under the direction of
.John Forde and with Belle Bennett
in the stellar role.
g=aM'airfti3-at-«'---{^^^
indicaps, and
■ were fewer
aid folks who
were raised under the more prasaic conditions of a couple
of three decades ago have been partially carried away by
the growing craze for amusement, to lie entertained, to be
doing something, and to be going somewhere.
The Review.
SU Louis, July 31. The end of thc
record-smashing endurance (light of
the St. Louis Robin came at 7.33
o'clock (Central standard time)
Tuesday night, when its pilots. Dale
j (Red) Jackson and Forest O'Brhio,
descended from the sky which had
bcen their home for 420 hours, 21
minutes and 80 seconds. They exceeded the record of the Angeleno by
seven full days at 2:01 p.m. The
plane made a perfect landing into the
middle of the held with about 15,000
spectators  watching.
The crowd rushed to the Hold, but
a guard of employees from the Cur-
tiss-Hoberison Company, sponsors of
the flight, protected Jackson and
O'Brlne, The St. Louis Robin was
towed into a space beside the hangar
The field was muddy from a rainstorm   that   began   late  today,   where
B. P. O. E.
HELLO BILL!
Don't forget it is
KIDDIES' DAY
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7
at Lewis Park.
The Parade will leave the Elks' Home at 1 o'clock and
we want you to come along and help, if
you can make it
Conic and he a Kid for One Day!
There will be a good Parade, Sports, etc.
All Children Welcome — Also Their Parents
Further particulars at tho Elks' Home.
I'rlnee to Visit Ciinadn
The prince of Wales will probably
pay o visit to Canada next year said
They marched around the walls of Jericho
seven times and blew their horns and shouted
and the walls fell. They kept al it remember.
And about all the public hears of you is what you
tell them yourself.
Courtenay lo Lose
Popular Teacher
Word has been received that Mr.
Douglas Wallis. who has been on the
teaching staff of tlie Courtenay High
THE FRIEND OF LOVERS
School for the past four years, has will continue to teach these subjects
accepted a position on the staff of the j In his new position. We also under-
Victoria High School which lie will'stand that the standing of the Cour-
fill eomenincing with thc Fall term. Kenny pupils In these .subjects in the
Mr. Wallis has been teaching and j recent examinations averaged among
specializing in chemistry and math- the highest in thc province,
ematics and we understand that he Mr. Wnllls will not be a stranger in
his new duties as it was in tiie same
l institution that he received his High
[School education, attending there be-
j tween the years 1915 to 1918. His many
I friends whom he lias made while in
: the district wish him every success in
i his new position.
Mrs.
A. Longland
Given Shower
Few people have heard of Mrs.
E. M. Gilmer, but .Ti millions daily
read the advice of Dorothy Dix,
Mrs. Gilmer's pen name, whoso
photograph, shown above, was
taken recently during her stay at
the Banff Springs Hotel. Sho waa
on her way from New Orleans, her
home*, to Vancouver whence she
sailed for a trip to Alaska aboard
the Canadian Pacific steamer
Princess Charlotte.
Cumberland. July 31. —On Monday
evening Mrs. J. Hill and Mrs. J. Bond
were joint hostesses at a miscellaneous
shower given in honor of Mrs. Arthur
Longland (nee Lottie Lewis) nt the
home of Mr. T. Lewis.
Guessing game?, music and contests
provided the evening's entertainment,
Mrs. Wm. Gordon, Mrs. M. Stewart,
and Mrs. Katie Wier receiving the
prizes,
After the games supper was served,
the table being very prettily decorated
with pink and mauve streamers and
j daisies and gladlolas. During supper
several toasts were made to tiie bride
; and groom, Mrs. Heatherton receiving
] a prize for making tlie best toast.
Arter refreshments little Miss Dorothy Hill, dressed ln a pale blue velvet
page suit, pulled in a wagon beautifully decorated in pink and mauve and
laden with many lovely gifts and presented thees along with a bouquet to
the bride. Mrs. Longland opened the
parcels and thanked the donors for
their gifts and good wishes.
during tlie long flight in the air the Col, T,
dust was Inches thick.
In (•ond Condition
Both men were pronounced i» excellent physical condition, O'Brlne had
gained two pounds since tie and Jackson went up July 18th, scaling 110
pounds tonight as against 138 pounds
when the flight began. Jackson's
weight was the same as when lie went
aloft, 154.
The heart action of both men was
pronounced normal, and physicians
said their hearing was normal, They
conversed with reporters and friends
In  the hangar.
Tlie flyers said they were influenced
to change their plans about remaining aloft 500 hours and decided fn
land   tonight   because   of   the   tragic
it. LaPleche, D.s.o., Ottawa,
on his let urn to Canada. "I spent
over an hour In conversation with
him after tlie meeting of tlie conference of the British Empire Service
League closed, and we discussed
many matters of Canadian interest,"
said Colonel LaPleohe. "I found His
Royal Highness looking yery fit and
found that his interest in things Canadian is keener than ever. He asked
me to convey his greetings and good
wishes to members of the Canadian
Legion."
WIFE TAKES JOB
BECAUSE OF HUSBAND'S
PRIDE IN CAR
I     A  woman  writing under the pseu-
"An    Old-Fashioned   Wife,"
near St. Louis 1 ^'"s i» the August Scribtier's Maga-
said they desired to   7-ine D0W slle Is going back to her job
tomorrow   after-   bemuse   her   husband's   car   eats*   up
so much of the family income.
"Tlie  difficulty   ia   just  this,"  she
writes, "my husband honestly regards
1 tlie ear he owns as an absolute necessity. He can hardly conceive of a tol-
'• erahle existence without it, or even
! with a low-priced substitute. It furnishes  him   endless   diversion  for  Ills
j leisure  moments  and  unlimited   topics  for  conversation,    tl  gives  him
ii glowing sense of speed and power.
! The liner liis car, tho more successful  and   Important  hc  feels.    And   I
know how hard he works, how free
he Is from  all  other weaknesses—I
would  not [begrudge  him  this   one
death    yesterday    of    their    friend.
George Le
in  an  airplane
Field. Botli flyer
attend  his  rum
noon.
Could Have Gone On
Jackson told newspapermen that h
thought they could have flown the St
Louis Robin 300 hours longer. O'Hrin,.
declared they could lake the same
plane as it now stands and break
their own record. Both said the first
LOO hours o( flying wore the hardest,
and after thai 11 was not bad at all.
The crowd got beyond control as
soon as tiie plane was brought to
earth. Police lines were swept aside
and several persons were injured but
none reported seriously.
COMING
MONDAY, AUGUST 5th
on
MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH
from S to 10 p.m.
ROBERT KARLINER
The Master of all Hypnotists
He will show you proven facts about the art of
Hypnotizing
He Will Entertain You!   —   He Will Astonish You!
Do not miss your chance to see something
extraordinary!
Even Better than the Best of Shows
Adults 50c —PRICES— Children 25c
CAUSE AND EFFECT
WHAT THE WORDS
MOTHER MACHREE
MEAN IN GAELIC
Heart   Gripping    Phrase   Has
Stirred Millions of Folk All
Over the World
What is ilio moaning uf "Machree"
as used In conjunction with the word
mother?   Hereare two little syllables
SURE!
Ma gives
the children
i ;■■ vw ^■■''■">»:,|-ibS3L
Comox Jersey Ice Cream
"Because it is so rich in pure Cream." But the children
are more interested in the cold, smooth, tastiness of
Jersey Ice Cream and so will you be once you sit down
to enjoy this wonderful treat.
AT YOUR FAVORITE VENDORS
Comox Creamery Association
Courtenay, B. C.
Specials
at
The Dairy
Canning Apricots
per case 	
$1.00
indulgence.   1 only wish our modern
| American life wore not so excessively
j speeded up, so that there were less
I regard for ostentation, and more for
intrinsic values.    For, of course, my
husband   in   his   motor  mania,   like
many another good man. is merely reflecting the extravagant spirit of thc
age.
"And so 1 am going backto my job
not because 1 am tired of home-making;, but because the extra pay envelope is just what is needed to put
our household on a sound financial
basis, For the first time, I shall have
lhe intense satisfaction of being able
to live up to a budget. Tho major
part of my salary will be devoted to
Advancement, under the subhead.
Savings and Investments. As for the
remainder, every woman who has resorted to all sorts of shabby subterfuges In order to stretch an Inadequate Income, knows what 1 shall do
with that.
"But whatever else I spend my
money for, I shall not buy a single
repair part, nor a single gallon oE
gasoline for that wonderful car!"
1 lb. of Plums
!/o dozen Pears
2 lbs. Green Apples
2 Hjh. Green Apples
.1  dozen Oranges
$1.00
I'hone 98
1 lb. Tomatoes
li Ib.s of Peas
7 lbs. New Potatoes
1 Large Green Cabbage
I! Bunches Carrots
$1.00
5-11). Roast of
Pork,  any cut.
$1.00
The
DAIRY
Everybody decries the frequency
of the Forest Fire —- even the
people who cause them. Too
much time is spent in bewailing
the effect, not enough in analysing the cause. PLAIN CARELESSNESS was the clause of
Eighty Per Cent, of our Fire
Losses last year.
PREVENT FOREST FIRES - YOU CAN HELP!
BRITISH  COLUMBIA  FOREST SERVICE
Englishman: 'Lo Samuel; how're
things going today?
American: Not so well, old man, not
so well. You know, I won and lost a
fortune at the races yesterday.
Englishman: Cheerio, old top, cheerio!   I, too, have my Epsom Downs.
Automobile Side  Curtains Repaired
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
Also Harness Repairs
E. L. SAUNDERS
THE FAMILY SHOE REPAIRERS
^CONFEDERATION.
Daily from VANCCIWIK to ICRCNIC
THE splendid appointments
of the CONFEDERATION
afford luxurious relaxation.
Serving all the principal cities
on the prairies, this last word in
modern rail express fulfills every
desire for sneed and comfort
Through the
awe-inspiring
Fraser Canyon
in daylight.
*HD3P
RM«8
radio ind (he world*
famou* CNR Ptrunal
Service.
"Continental Umittd"
ti uiual Dally ll fcM p.rfc
Canadian National
*    p      _|   *j | em
rnrthm hitcirmntlon from E. W. Blckle, telephone .15, Cuiiiliorlnnil. ll.C, or
writ* C. r. Karl*, Dlitriet Pauoifv *«•»». Victoria, B.C. FRIDAY.  AUGUST 2ml.  1929,
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
Over a Century in Railroading
Clxty-one active years in rail-
•J roading is the uniquf record of W. J. Grant, dislrict
freight agent of the Canadian
Pacific Railway at Hamilton
and this length of service is
claimed never to have been
reached by any other railwayman in the Dominion. Mr.
Grant has just retired and 40
of his 61 years of service have
ioen with the C.P.R. At the
same time Mr. J. P. Clancy,
assistant foreign freight agent
of the C.P.R. at Toronto, has
also retired after 45 years of
service with the Allan Steamships Line and thc Canadian
Pacific. Between them they
have completed 106 years in
railway service. Photographs
show, left, Mr. Grant; right,
Mr. Clancy; below, J. W.
Maguire, who succeeds Mr.
Grant as district freight agent
at Hamilton.
Courtenay Locals
Cameron Ritchie and Evart Duggan,
of Medicine Hat. Alberta, are visiting
at the homo of the former's aunt. Mrs.
J. H. Bakin. in the Orchard.
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. simmers, of Victoria, have been visiting at the home
of the latter's mother, Mrs. W. Hodgson.
Mr. and Mrs. Hixson ard son Eddie,
and Mrs. Forsyth and son, Warren,
arrived by motor from Portland on
Friday for a few week stay with Mr
and Mrs. J. A. Warren, parents of Mrs.
Hixson and Mrs. Forsyth.
Miss Mary Bardesonnl, of the comox
Creamery staff, whose marriage is to
take place shortly, was honored with
a miscellaneous shower at the home
of Miss L. Frelone. Cumberland, on
Wednesday evening.
Miss Davey has returned to Victoria
after spending a fortnight with Mrs.
James Hudson, Little River Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bool, of Cour
tenay, are spending the next two
weeks ln Campbell River, Mr. Bool
looking after the branch there and
the family camping in the neighborhood.
Thursday and returned on Sunday ac- >
companied by Mrs. Van Hemert and!:
family who hove been holidaying with  j
relations for the past couple of weeks' '•
at Everett, Wash. I!
Mrs. O. O. Graham, formerly of J •
[Courtenay and now living in San !
Diego, accompanied by her daughter' i
Mrs. L. F. Mawhinney (Iris), are vis-1 •
itlng with friends In the district.        I
Mr. Ross Qalbraith, who has been j
[spending the past couple of weeks the!
guest of his cousins, Mr. and Mrs.'
Warren Cooper, returned to Vancouver on Monday last.
PAGE THREE
4
HEALTH SERVICE
ofthe
Canadian Medical Association
Mrs. R. Bowie returned home on
Wednesday from a couple of months'
visit to her mother in the Old Country.
The Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Alexander
left on Monday for Victoria on his
vacation, where he will exchange pulpits with the Rev. Mr. Keeler of that
city. Mr. Keeler and family have arrived in the distrlot and are camping
at Little River.
Miss Ward, of Vancouver, arrived
here on Monday last and is camping
at Little River.
The Courtenay Builders Supply have
been forced by increasing business to
enlarge the floor space of their plant
on Mill Street and Mr. McPhee has
also engaged an able assistant, well
known in the building and retail
hardware business, in the person of
Mr. John Ferguson, of Ladysmith. Mr.
and Mrs. Ferguson and family have
arrived in town and are making their
home In one of Mr. Fred Kerton "s
houses on the Lake Trail.
Miss Thelma Hodds, of West Sum-j
merland, who has been spending thej
past ten days with Mr. and Mrs. Chas.'
Rive, of Courtenay, returned to her
home via Victoria on Monday last. Mr.
j and Mrs. Lee Hatfield, of Lynn Valley,
North Vancouver, were also the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Rive during the past
week.
A DANCE
I
Under the auspices of. the Comox-Albci/ni District Conservative *
Association, will be held in the 't
NATIVE SONS' HALL
COURTENAY
Mrs. A. Smillie, of Nanaimo, Is
spending a few days in town with
friends.
Mr.   Geo.   Van   Hemert   left   last
SATURDAY, AUG. 3rd, at 9 o'clock
During the evening EXHIBITION DANCES will be presented by
a number of Canada's Belles, who are conceded to be the finest
dancers on the North American continent.
Everybody Welcome
GENTS. 75c
LADIES 50c
—ADMISSION—
Don't forget Saturday, August Brd, Native Sons' Hall, Courtenay,
at 9 o'clock
P. P. Harrison
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Office
Courtenay           Phone 268
Local Office
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings
Telephone 116R or 24
Mr. and Mrs. E. Rive, of Vancouver,
are spending a few days' holiday with
I their son and daughter-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Rive.
Misses Effie and Mary Marriott, who
have been visiting with their brothers,
Bert and James Marriott, left for Vancouver via Victoria on Sunday last.
Mrs. Mahar and family are leaving
Courtenay on Friday for Vancouver
where they will reside in future.
Mrs. Colville C. Graham, of Cumberland, has taken a position as stenographer in the local offlce ol the Canadian Utilities.
GRAND
Public  Picnic
will be held at
Lewis Park, Courtenay
Saturday Aug. 3
under auspices of Comox Central Conservative Ass'n
Highland Dancing
Children's Sports, etc.
The following speakers will be present
and will deliver addresses
between 2 and 5 p.m.
HON. R. B. BENNETT, M.P.
Leader of the Opposition in the Federal House
i|: * *
GEN. A. D. McRAE, M,P,
North Vancouver
LEON. J. LADNER, M.P.
South.Vancouver
A. R. DICKIE, M.P.
Nanaimo
*   *   *
DR. G. K. MacNAUGHTON, M.L.A.
(Comox)
Ladner fire
put 60
telephones out
of service
Fire, a frequent foe of telephone men in their efforts to
keep the voice channels open,
dealt service another blow on
Saturday, July 6, when a
blaze that swept a section of
Ladner, B.C., destroyed a telephone pole and 125 feet of 50-
pair cable, putting; 60 telephones on the Westham road
and Westham Island out of
order,
A telephone crew from New
Westminster made the necessary replacements in time for
a resumption of telephone
service on Monday,
B,C. TELEPHONE CO,
Wa A. Mathewson
Was Real Pioneer
The funeral of the late William A.
Mathewson, who died in Vancouver on
Sunday in his 82nd year, was conducted from the Sutton Undertaking
Parlors to the United Church Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon, the remains having been brought over on
the Charmer arriving here that day.
It was held under the auspices of
Hiram Lodge No. 14, A. F. & A, M„
of which the late Mr. Mathewson was
a charter member and a Past Master,
j    Questions concerning Health, ad-
[    dressed to the Canadian Medical
Association, 184 College St., Toronto, will be answered personally
by correspondence.
Rabies
There arc certain diseases Which,
although tiicy are comparatively rare
; and are responsible for but few
' dcailis, attract attention becauso of
jtiie sufferings which they cause and
I our inability to cure them. For example, we think of rubies with horror, not because it is u common disease or because it causes many deaths
but for the reason that when it does
occur, we find ourselves helpless.
The reason why we refer to this
particular disease is not In order tn
cause a thrill of horror, hut to remind our readers that rabies can be
prevented. The time between the occurrence of tlie bite aud the develop-
men of symptoms, tlie Incubation
period—varies a good deal; the average in man is about forty days. If
the disease fs to be prevented, it Is
necessary that the treatment, which
by the new Semple method takes
fourteen days, be completed, and that
fifteen days ho allowed for the full
development of the protection Which
tiie treatment gradually produces. In
order to secure the necessary twenty-
nine  days   hefore  the   symptoms   ;ie-
the W. M„ Bro. L. D. Piket, being assisted in the ceremony by Wor. Bro.
C. Fred Smith. The Rev. Thos. Menzies, former pastor at Sandwick and
an old friend of the family of the deceased, conducted the church services
in the Sandwick church and at the
graveside.
The late Mr. Mathewson was one of
the Comox Valley's real old-timers,
coming here from Nova Scotia, of
which province he was a native, fifty-
five years ago. He Is survived by three
daughters. Mrs. W. A. Rennlson, of
Sandwick; Mrs. Geo. Ardley, of Courtenay; and Mrs. E. S. Anthony, of
Vancouver.
velop .ii is essential thai treatment
' be started at the earliest possible mo-
men.
Persons who are blten by animals
j should Immediately consult their physician in regard to treatment. The
doctor will cauterize the wound with
fuming nitric acid and will advise as
to the pasteur preventive treatment
after  considering   the   circumstances.
The animal responsible should not
be killed, hut should lie captured and
kept. If It has rabies, it will die In
a few days. It' after ten days, the animal shows no symptoms, this is evidence that It is not  suffering from
rabies. In the meantime, treatment
will have been started because, as
stated there is no timeto lie lost, and
It is continued until the physician is
certain that it is uot required, or, If
It is required, until tlie treatment has
been completed.
The Pasteur prevemivo treatment,
or rabies vaccination, is not a cure.
It is of no value once the disease has
developed; it does prevent when given promptly, its value depends upon
the time factor; given early means
success; given late means failure.
Births
To Mr. and Mr.s. Bernard (Lloyd)
Geidt. of Courtenay, at St. Joseph's
Hospital on July 28th, a daughter.
Over Two Hundred Trains Daily
'rhe Alan covered passeniicr train shed nl Windsor Station, Mimu-w*!.
The GEM
j BARBER SHOP
:        Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
■ Cumberland, B. C
I        ALBERT EVANS
! Practical Barber & Hairdresser.
; Children's hair cut any style 35c
|   Ladies' hair cut any style 60c
I:
j  GtirpberlaiKl
■Commercl.l   JJntol
;Hudi|iiirler,   *f| WIC1
j   ACCOMMODATION THE BEST
'• Booms Steam Heated
'        W. MEBItltiELD, Prop
Kate,      ;
Reasonable !
SCOTTISH LAUNDRY
FIRST CLASS WHITE
LAUNDRY SERVICE
Dyers and Dry Cleaners
Special family laundry rate.
Orders left at the Ritz Cafe,
'phone 150, Cumberland will receive prompt attention. A trial
order will convince you.
Telephones: Courtenay, 226
Cumberland 150
DR. W. BRUCE GORDON
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
CUMBERLAND,  B.C.
The largest In Canada and com paring very favorably with some of
the largest in the United States, the Montreal Terminals of the Canadian
Pacific Railway have 40 miles of double main track, six of single main
track, 15 switching and delivery yards, over .'100 private individu?'
sidings and three interchange tracks with other railways, making a
total of over 250 miles of trad;. An average of 126 passenger and 100
freight trains are handled daily, the number varying at different seasons.
Nearly 8,000 freight and passenger cars are moved every day. 51 transfer
and yard engines are in service 24 hours of the day and frequently additional locomotives are required. Between 32UQ and ,'luOO men are
employed constantly.
There are two large passenger yards, Glen Yard at Westmount,
and Place Viger, of which the former is the larger and more important
since it takes care of all incoming and outgoing trains to and from the
Windsor street station. An average of 90 trains enter and leave the
Windsor station and an average of 40 Place Viger Station daily which
means that 65 outgoing trains at least, have to lie switched daily, their
card made ready, inspected, watered, iced and cleaned in preparation for
their journey.
Freight traffic is more difficult to handle than passenger. Of the
15 switching and deli . y yard-, Sort in, Outremont and Hochelaga are
the largest. Incoming trains are taken in tlie receiving yaru; outgoing
In the classification yard and cars held for orders or repairs in the hold
and repair yard.
An important feature of freight traffic is the prompt placing of all
loaded cars onto the various private sidings, public team tracks and
freight shed tracks throughout the city so that the various consignees
can take delivery of their shipments as noon as possible after arrival in
the receiving yards. Prompt placing of empty cars for loading is another
important feature, as Is also prompt movement of cars loaded in the city
for shipment elsewhere. During the navigation season an average of
400 cars loaded with pierage freight for export fs always1 ,vnHmg to be
unloaded. Further, during the grain movement b< asop Were is always
an average of 1,000 cars of grain on hand.
Heavy traffic means constant attention to i,..iiire maximum of
safety. The main !!no 'racks are laid with I no Id. rail and rock-ballasted.
Nearly 200,000 new ties and 2,800 gross tons of rails were laid in the
main line and yard tracks during 1927 without causing a minute's delay
to traffic. There aro four engine houses on the Terminals, each with
•tails for from 24 to lid engines and on the average 186 trains are dispatched every 24 hours for passenger and freight trains. There are on
the terminals 226 buildings, 125 bridges and culverts and many hundred**
of drains along the right-of-way.
tea     _
Everybody Come and Bring Your
Baskets
Tea and Coffee Provided
Refreshment Booths on the Ground
BIG   DANCE   IN   NATIVE   SONS'   HALL   IN   TIIE   EVENING
FROM 9  TO  12
Lumber
In every sorts of building materials.
mouldings,
windows doors,
811 INGLES,
KILN  DRIED  FLOORINGS
AND FURNISHNUS.
WE DELIVER TO ANYWHERE IN SHOUT
NOTICE WITH REASONABLE CHARGES,
Royston Lumber Co.
Limited
CUMBERLAND, B. C.
PHONFS J NlB,lt ca,la: 134X CourleM-v
^ Office:   169 Cumberland.
KING GEORGE HOTEL
Good Service
Reasonable Charges
CENTRALLY  LOCATED
TENDERS WANTED
SEALED TENDERS will be received by tlie undersigned up tilt ti p.m.
'on Saturday, August ard, for the repairing of the foundation of the Cumberland United Church Hall. Sills
and posts to bo renewed Where necessary. Cement blocks to bu placed
under each post.
Lowest Or any tender not necessarily   accepted.
Further particulars may be obtained from ilie secretary of the Cumberland United Church.
ALEX HENDERSON
Box 275,
28-31 Cumberland,   B.C.
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Summer Train Service
"Confederation" loaves Vancouver
10.80 a.m. daily for Kamloops. Jasper,
Edmonton, Saskatoon. Iteglna, Urau-
(Inn Winnipeg, and Toronto making
close connections for all Ontario and
Southern points,
"Continental Limited" leaves Vancouver 0.50 p.m. Daily for Kamloops,
Jasper, Edmonton, Saskatoon. Winnipeg, Ottawa. Montreal, making close
connection for Maritime and United
States points. Tli Is train carries
through standnri sleeper to Chicago
via Duluth and also through standard
steeper to Keluwna via Armstrong aud
Vernon.
Slimmer Steamship Service from
Vancouver
Alaska sailings every .Monday 8.00
p.m. via Prince Rupert.
Prince Rupert, Anyox and Stewart
sailings every Wednesday and Saturday at 8.00 p.m.
Weekly sailings to Queen Charlotte
Islands.
Do you buy     O
the Cheapest    •
Don't be misled by an inferior article which
ia a few cents cheaper.   There is only
one quality
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE
HOTPOINT
Start the SUMMER right with a
HOTPOINT ELECTRIC IRON
only
$4.95
only
.sold by thc
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
' ("ifii ."ui ifji Ait iui ."ljj £rj iui .ui .ui iui iui iui ."ui."!!'..'! •,.'! !i','. i, :.:'.."';". .'■.''. -■ ■; .' •'. :■ ■'..i •;.' *'.,":   .: ■..: ii if.'.:
Cumberland and Union
Waterworks Co., Ltd.
ESTIMATES GIVEN ON ALL PLUMBING
AND REPAIR WORK.
Phone 75
A. II. CLINTON, Manager. PAGE FOUR
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FRIDAY,   AUGUST  2nd,   1H29,
Danced Bare-
Legged And Made
Old Men Nervous
Dorothy  Mackaill—A  Vignette
She was born in Hull, Yorkshire.
England, on a stormy March 4th. The
year? In Miss MackatU'B own language, "Why bring that up?"
She is thc daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Mackaill, her father being descended from a long line of Scotch-
Bnglish squires. He continues to
manage the Maypole Dairy Company
at Hull, a position he has held for
years. Her mother lives with her in
Hollywood. Her brother, is in Australia.
At the age ol six, DoroSthy Mackaill
decided to become ;in actress,   When
she reached ten her ambition  was to
he a bare-legged dancer in the front
row and make old men nervous.
When she was thirteen, she was
senjt to school in London, After nine
months at the Thorna Academ
Wlgmore Street, she ran away and
her first ambition was realized. She
joined tbe chorus at tlie London Hippodrome and was prominent in a
number called "The Chicken Walk."
She danced bare-legged in (the front
row and made old men nervous.
Between times she played In English pictures. She lias forgotten the
name and the company. At that time
she dlUnlt care for film acting.
The specially number. "The Chicken Walk," became so famous that the
girls who performed it. at the Hippodrome were taken to Paris. There
Miss Mackaill played in a French
film—and didn't like tbalt any hetter.
Then her second ambition was born
It was to go to America and dance
in the follies. She wanted to see tho
tall buildings sho had read ahoult—
and to work for Flo Ziegteld. So she
started for thc New York skyline at
the westward side of the Atlantic.
Alt a revival of "Floradora" In New
York she crashed the stage door about
exchanged persiflage with a man who
proved to be Lee Shubort. He gave
her a job in the show. When thc
show closed she went to see Mr. Ziegteld. Sho was determined to gdi in
the Follies .
In the producer's outer office she
proclaimed that she was "Dorothy
Mackaill of London to sec Mr. Zleg-
feld." The London part oE her announcement gott her an audienoe.
"He liked my voice and my legs
and put me ia the Midnight Frolic
in the roof," Dorothy reports.
Then he gave her a racy song to
slug becuuse it sounded funnier in
her English accent. She was wearing
the elolthes of Jacqueline Logan then
—Jaeky having just left tlie show.
Edwin Carewe, iho director, saw
Dorothy MacKaill iu the show and
offered her a role iu "Mighty Lak' a
Rose." She decided she liked American movies. Her lirst role got her
parity witli Richard Harihelmess in
"The Fighting Blade" and "Twenty-
One."
Then she signed a contract to go to
Hollywood. But her next pictures
were terrible and with cusltomary Impulsiveness she tore up tlie contract,
muchto the relief o fthe producer who
had signed ber. She played in a
number of other Kastern picliure.'
with  indifferent  success.
Something had to be done, so she
bobbed her lung yellow hair for a
role in "Chlckle," her initial First
National picture. Then came a series of productions leading ilo "Subway Sadie", her lirst picture wilh
Jack Mulhall. Since then they have
been teamed iu many successful
screen offerings, She would rather
play with Jock than with Million Sills
but admits that "The Barker," and)
"His Captive Woman," made wilh j
Sills, were among her best.
Dorothy Mackaill bag neve.- had ■!
desire ko return to England because,
—"it would take too long."   Sho lost I
her   English   appearance   when   she-,
bobbed her hair.   She is now five feci ,
four Inches tail, weighs  Ufi pounds,
and has hazel eyes and blonde hair,    j
She hates dresses with flounces and
Bhe   never   wears   ear-rings.    She   is
not an advocate of the hare-legged
fad.    Thinks    hoi r  hosiery witth  Its
silken   sheen   is   more   feminine   and
Haltering.    She does  noi  like figured
material   tor   gowns      Her   favorite
outing oulfll  Is white trousers and a
swealshlri
She lias  no diel   worries.    Her  favorite breaktusl  dish la liver and bacon.   She eats har desserts lirst. not i
last.
Dorothy Mackaill is the most outspoken   of  ;ill   tbe   stars.     Sb6   says |
exactly what she  thinks to anyone. I
She  is  frank  ami  likes  frankness  in |
others.   She llkea to indulge in games i
of chance   but sli(. hates a cheater.
She  has   never   kepll   a   diary   and
hates methodical persons and routine
details.   She does not care for baseball,    She has never hen interested
in  perfumes, but loves  face powden
and   likes   to  try   new   brands.    She
plays   well   and   sings   •"falr-to-raid-
dllng."
She has been married Ho Lothar
Mendos, the director; lmt says they
found they were happier apart. Sim
doesn't intend to marry again, she
declares. "Hut 1 might change my
mind," she adds .
Among her lallcbl pictures nro
"Children of lhe Ritz," "Waterfront."
"The Barker," "His Captive Woman."
■Two Weeks orr." "Hard to Get,"
"The Great Divide." and "The Woman on tbe Jury."
A "MONSTROUS" Shoe Sale
Cavi
m's
Sho
Cumb
erlan
a
TO THE  PUBLIC:
Owing to thu backward season our summer lino.',
such as Tennis Shoes, etc., have not sold as quickly as
we would like, so to hurry them along we are offering
you ALL SIMMER LINES AT COST PRICKS.
In order to make room for our Fall shipments which
will lie in by the end oi' August, we are offering nearly
every pair in our present stock at bargain prices,
A look around our store will convince you that this is
a real sale
Yours truly
G. T. CAVIN
We have been planning and getting
prepared for this sale for
some months
AS THERE IS NO PROFIT FOR US AT THESE
PRICES; ALL SALE PRICES are KOI! CASH ONLY
MEN'S WORK BOOTS
Men's six inch top Miner Boots,fully nailed, outside
counters.   Made of good quality black oil chrome. Stout
soles, sale price, per pair      fl»'> Qff
Aug. 3-Aug. 17
Ye have named this Shoe Sale
"Monstrous" and it is, as it includes
every pair of shoes in our $15,000
stock. We have learned that it is not
high sounding words that sell goods,
but prices; Bargain Prices for Quality
Goods. Here are
some of them - - -
Unquestionably the
best values we have
ever offered.
10(/c off all regular
lines, Astoria, Paris
and Heads Boots
Ladies' Pure Thread Silk
Stockings
in all the newest shades. We wish to discontinue Ladies' Silk Hose. The Admiration
line which is pure silk to the top, sale price
$1.25 per pair
Sale of  Men's Astoria-made
Boots & Oxfords,
$5.75
The MIRAGE line which is pure silk
rayon reinforced, sale price
75c. per pair
Men's White Rubber Mine Boots
The GREY TRIMMED HARD
ROCK MINER
During this sale, per pair
$4.75
PURE WOOL WORK SOX
Made nf soft pure wool
sale price, per pair
50c
Exceptional   Bargains
in   CHILDREN'S
HICUT   SHOES
It is hard for us to sell Hicuts so we
are offering vou a number of pairs al
per     $L75     pair
These are the best ot shoes and you
will gain if you buy them for play
boots
These are tan in color and are a bit oil' color
You can always use an extra pair—Here's your
chance to get one cheap.   Per pair, §5.75
MEN'S   DRESS   OXFORDS
Black and Brown, sale price
$4.50     M^?\..
60 pairs of Ladies' Black & Brown
Oxfords with built-in arch support
on sale for   fl*9 fft     per pair
$3.50
EEE Kid Arch support Slippers. There
is real comfort for wide feet in these soft
kid, 3-button, arch support slippers, sale
price-per pail' $3.95
Thev have cushion in-soles
An Outstanding Bargain in MEN'S
DRESS SHOES
There are thirty pairs of Men's
black & brown calf skin, welted
dress boots in this lot, mostly on
squared toe lasts.   Sizes 8 to 10
Sale price
$2.95
per pair
SALE OF SNEAKERS
Boy's brown Oxford sneakers, size 1
to 5, sale prlco  .95{!
Boys' brown Hicut crepe soles, size 1
to f>, sale price  $1.25
Same 111 youths size 11  lo 13....$1.10
Girls' brown strap erepe Boles, size 11
to 2. sulo price  IK»C
Same In child's, sizes 1 to 10M.....83C
Youth's Oxtonls, slz0 11 to 13 85c
Men's Barrle, a Hicut sneaker, Ineetl
to the toe with patch on ankle, special
sale   price,   ' |1.35
Hoys' Uarrle, size 1 to r, .   .   K1.30
All other
' Tennis Shoes al
• prices
These are regular ,$6.50 to $7.50 sellers. We have
only one or two pairs of each kind but there are all
sizes in the lot. A great chance to save on a good
pair of Oxfords
Sale of Children's Sandals
These Sandals were made by Humbcrstone—the
original non-rip Sandal. We imported them direct
from the factory.
Brown sandals. Panco soles, sizes 11 to 2 ...$1.75
"     sizes 8 to IO'j....$1.55
sizes 4 to 7V4....J1.35
We also have these same sandals in patent leather
Dozens and dozens of pairs of
Ladies strap slippers to choose
from at per pair
$2.95
Ladies' three eylet Blonde Tie, a
fancy Paisley trim tie with nice
spike heel, sale price t
$3.75
Ladies' White Tennis Straps & Oxfords  £,"     ' . i „i i   iiir , P, um
Slippers and Sandals, sale price, per pair
75 pairs Ladles' White Tennis Shoes    Tu88C! are Wonderful  values us Ihe
wholesale price nl this line is tl.till :i
with Heavy green crepe soles ami „.,,,. Wo muBt get these nut and sure
heels.   Sale price, per pair $1,25   l.v this sale price "ill do it.
LADIES' FANCY WHITE LEATHER STRAP SLIPERS, WITH
HIGH HEELS, sale price, a pair  d»1   Off
$1.00
Children's Canvas Oxfords, leather tip, panco soles, size 8 to 2, sale
price per pair  $1.50
Bargains in Ladies' Hicuts, 30 pairs of Ladies' Black Kid Boots,
mostly with cushion insoles and    on wide lilting lasts, sale price,
permiir 95c
- a nice summer Oxford
heels  and   panco  soles,
MEN'S BROWN SUMMER OXFORDS ■
with fancy open vamps and with rubber
sizes 6 to 10, sale price, per pair	
$2.95
LOOK
THESE
OVER
We have many other bargains to offer besides those listed in this
ad. Everything is well displayed in our store sothat you can make
your selections very easily.   Shop early and. get the best selections
/-., t      r> r* Qrouse tblue only): Daily bug liin
Changes ln d.L.     ,,,, Bl ,„t„i ,,,,« nmit, 25.
_ _ 1       . !     Quail (except Hob-White and Moum
Game Regulations m« Quoim Dan, bag -mm, im .0
 °  , . ...1   1   11...1,    r.
to! III ,
(Continued from page one)
lal bag limit, ."1
throughout the province
Ducks:  Dally bag limit, 20;  total
bag limit, trii).
Goose:   Dally  bag  limit,  t«;   total
October 1*>. 1 !»2f>, to November 1">. l!»-:i
both dates Inclusive
ling limit
WESTERN   DISTRICT—PhoosanU bag limit 6
(.■nek birdsonly): Dally bag limit, 4;     Brant:  Daily bag limit,  !0;  total
total bag limit, 25. ! bag limit no.
European Partridge: Daily bag lira-      Wilson Snipe: Daily bag limit. 25;
It, ii; total bng limit, 26. I total bag limit. 1B0.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Larson for the past
ten days, left lor Victoria on Wednesday.
A very enjoyable Court Whlst Drive
was held at the school-house on Friday.    Eight tables were ln play, the
proof to bint of the 'prizes brine; won by Mrs. Hastings, laden which any game lies' flrst; Mrs. King, ladies' second: Mr.
Coins:   Dully  bag  limit,  25
bag limit. I "ni.
Band-Tailed   Pigeons:    Daily   bag
limit, 10; total bug limit, BO.
Evory  person   shell   upon   request
of any game warden or constable, furnish Bntlsfnclor
locality and dal
was by him killed or taken.
Chiuhvick, gentlemen's first and Mr. Joe
Hastings, gentlemen's second.
Faimy Bay Mrs. Taylor and son left for Vancou-
 ■                            ver on Monday after spending a hob-
Mrs. A. P. Larson, of Swanson Bay.ldny here,
who has been visiting at thc home of   Thc Misses Mildred and Edith Larson
motored to Victoria on Sunday.
An enjoyable time is anticipated at
the dance to be held in the Fanny Bay
Community Club Hall on Friday, August 2nd.
Mr. Burnett, of Victoria, is visiting at
thc home of his daughter, Mrs. A. Q.
Walker.
Minto
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. White and Mrs,
J. w. Stalker returned from the S.D.A.
Camp and report good meeting dur-(
Ing the 10 days of the encampment.
Agnes Hutton returned to her duties in Vancouver. Leaving by stage
Wednesday morning.
Thomas Miller, after a trip through
the Caribou district has been visiting
his home for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. H. c. Casey arrived on
Wednesday to visit Mrs. Casey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. w. c. White, to
spend the remainder of their holidays
Mr. Lawrence Wain has gone to the
States to follow his usual occupation
Mrs. wm. Harrison, of Princeton, Is
visiting her mother, Mrs. Hugh Miller FRIDAY,  AUGUST 2ml,  1929.
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
PAGE FIVE
:aB»-.rrr.:-  • nw««irMe«=c3e»eeaoaH«^ to Restore
I Respiration in Cases
\
Ilo-Ilo Theatre, Cumberland
Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3
Double Attraction
If you enjoy clean,
fast, uproarious
romantic
Comedy
here is
the best
of the Season
Also one of the
Best Feature-
Comedies ever
released
Charles
Farrell
in
it
Adult:
r-.l) Cents
Adults. 35 Cents
saefesrr ssasasaSSfc
RILEY
THE
COP"
It will break
your laugh record!
Children 25 Cents
SATURDAY MATINEE AT 2:15
Children 15 Cents
Monday and Tuesday, August 5 - 6
WILLIAM FOX.
There's a spot, in my heart which no
colieen may own,
There's  a depth   fn   my  soul   never
sounded or known;
There s a  place in  my mera'ry, my
life, that you fill,
Xo other ran take it, no one ever will.
Sure I love the dear silver that shlne-i
in your hair,
And   ihe   brow   that's   all   furrowed
and wrinkled with care.
I kiss the dear lingers, so toil-worn
for me,
God!   bless  you  and   keep  you,
Mother Machreel
■ sorrow or care in the deur daya
gone i>y,
bright h ythe light of tho
smile in your eye;
i candle that's set in a window
at night
Your fond love" bus cheered me, and
guided  mc  right.
permission M. Wttmarh K- Sons.)
Wednesday and Thursday
August 7 - 8   .
GEORGE O'BRIEN - LOIS MORAN
'BLINFOLD"
A maelstrom of law, life, love and
luiury
♦
WiapaagP
•.■^g^.aa-^^aiaag-
lot Apparent Drowning
I 	
The following instructions for nrtl
flcial respiration, which should Ije applied in cases of drowning, are taken
■ from the manual of First Aid Instruc-
tions for Miners, issued by the United
States Bureau of Mines. Clip the instructions and keep them in your camp
kit:
In using the Shaefer or prone method, place the person on his abdomen: remove from his mouth all foreign bodies, such as false teeth, tobacco and gum. The tongue usually
falls forward of its own weight, but see
that It Is forward. Turn his head to
one side and rest lt on his forearm,
so that the mouth and nose will not
jcome In contact with the ground and
I extend the arm forward.
BEGIN   RESPIRATION
If the person Is thin, prepare a pad
of folded clothing or blankets and
place It under thc lower part of the
chest. Do not wait to loosen the victim's clothing but begin artificial respiration at once. An assistant may remove all tight clothing from thc victim's neck, chest and waist. Blankets,
hot-water bottles, safety lamps or hot
bricks well wrapped in paper or cloth
should be placed about the person by
an assistant.
Kneel, straddling the person's thighs
and facing the head; the palms of
your hands are placed over the short
ribs with your thumbs parallel with
the spine about two inches apart and
your fingers spread out as much as
possible, the ends of the little fingers
reaching Just below the last rib. With
arms held straight, swing forward
slowly so that the weight of your body
is gradually brought to bear on the
person. This operation, which should
take about two seconds, must ont be
violent, lest the Internal organs be injured. Then remove the pressure, but
leave your hands in place, thus returning to the original position. After two
seconds swing forward again and repeat deliberately about fifteen times a
minute, the double movement of compressing and releasing, causing a complete respiration in about four seconds.
If a watch or clock is not available follow the natural rate of your own deep
breathing, swing forward with each
respiration and backward with each
inspiration.
DON'T WAIT FOR PULMOTOIt
Do not wait for the arrival of a put-
motor before beginning artificial respiration.   According to the Bureau of
Mines,  when  breathing  is  suspended
manual  methods  should   be  used   at
once, because there is a chance of reviving the patient if they arc used immediately, but "if owing to delay, the
cells of the brain have been derived of
their supply of oxygen for more than I
the critical period  (rarely more than!
ten minutes), it is utterly impossible!
for any later treatment to restore them
to their normal condition."
ADVEItTlSEItS MAY
TAKE OVER MOVIES
"That Is. after all  tlie logical outcome of business methods applied to
tlie entertainment Hold.   Tlie hunker
SAYS WHITER j '*"'' Interested in the theatre .except
  jas an investment.   All lie ,are., about
Quantity  Production  and  Mer-|is suulne an adequate return on Ms
gers   Making   Entertainment j
a Precarious Busniess—Thin j
a   Very   Precarious   Business'
—Thinks   Public   Mav   Balk.,
mouey,
And ho
w can he gel a -
reatei
return
nan tin
s to do
nigh encouragl
his work for
ig ad-
ifin ai
no rust
to dims
elf whatever?"
Big busness may so Influence the
entertiiinnieni Hold whlchil has entered with such vehement enthusiasm
through numerous mergers recently
thai ii will no longer he able to give
the public what ii wants .declares
Thomas McKnighl in "Wall Street
Marries Broadway," in the August
Scrihuei's Magazine. The result will
he. suggests Mr. MclCnlght, thai Big
Business will have to call in the advertisers,
"t'nn the talking-picture be depended on as :i permanent panocea for all
these Ills'" asks Mr. McKnlgbt. "if
It can'l what then?
"Consldor for a moment the position
of the hiislness-man-thoatre-operntor
If the public decides, as it is quite
capable of doing, that it doesn'l care
very much for this brand of cuter-
ininineni after all.
"Talking-pictures are. o( course, the
most profitable form of presentation
Dill   if I hey  don't   serve  tn  pull  people iu ntr iiie streets, perhaps a little
vaudeville will have to I dded   it j
eosts more, bul tlie houses have just
got In lie tilled.    Hut suppose, just for |
sake o ia
still remain unfilled (nnd this Is quite |
possible, sine,, the country is .as  1
have    already    slated,    overstated).
What's In he done then?
elgn   :i
only ,
the gn
I Vtl'OI.FU.VK   IIAMIWKITIM,
WOlfSri TIMS  i;l(KKI.t:vs
Hy Harry It. Smith
Napoleon is supposed to have I n
ii man nf extraordinary coolness—
Mill] an occasional outbreak nr temper probably histrionic. I have a
letter wril  by Marel ,th0 emperor's minister of foreign affairs, in
which lie says: "The only calm person in i his crisis i>
Physicians noted tl
pulse was abnormal slow. Conceding
ilie calmness, ihe handwriting ol Napoleon Is an argument against the
revelation of character by autography
II,. wrote hi exceptionally hat hand,
generally indicating frantic haste and
feverish excitement.
A page of his mnnuscrl]
famous scrawl nl' Hon
look like copperplate by
It is mill or Greeley thai
ent compositor once let
drowned in ink crawl  o1
The Rev Richmond Craig, of the
First United Church. Vancouver, was
a guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Duncan over the week-end.
The Misses Effle and Mary Marriott,
of England, are visiting their brother
and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Marriott.
Mr. Swartson, principal of the Tsolum
School, has resigned that position.
Mrs. A. Beaton Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Chris. Carwlthen.
•   *   •
Miss Mary Woodrow is a visitor of
Mrs. McCabe.
Sayward
emperor
makes tin
:e Greeloj
ompariaon
mi Irrever-
;i fly half
■r  ii   i»;ip
ui tin
Un
■ilii
fly
went  t
protest  lu* could  noi   i
word,   Mr; Oreely glair
tracks aud said the won]  wns "un-
. constitutional."   Napoleon's writing la
(argument, tha   the theatres   In,   ,....    P ,   ,,       „      ,
.       ,,.,  ,        ,   ,, llkfl that,    Fortunate y there lives h
r.'ii   iir::ill.,.l    ,■.,.,!   ilii..   :..   ,...;,.
I Paris n gifted creature employed as
an expert   hy Charavay,  the  leading
authority on French autographs. Thin
solver nf orytogranig has deciphered
solution   will   occur  to  the most of the manuscript of Napoleon's
man   either   lmprove    the  love-story,  though   some   paragraphs
' r tne box office price,  baffled him.   Nevertheless, he is en-
how, as; titled to rank with CEdlpus and Cham-
materlul  poiHon, and should have a statue in
writers dont' exist In  the quantities J the Invalldes heside the tomb of Na-
iem.    And  with his over- poleon, Inscribed "The Man Who Can
n't   lower  the  box  office  Reart Hfs Writing."
price any more and still make money
show, i
But he
better
can't  improve the
actorH   and   better
he needs
head  lie
'Em
more
ska,'   b«
'the advertla-
' Letting an advertiser putnn Im
show tor him will solve all his trouble. He can rent hsl production facilities to Ilie advertiser, help him static
tlie show, and itieu extract more'money from him for the use of the theatre. And the chances are that the
advertiser will put on a hotter show
than lip can.   He'll have to.
Sandwick
Mr. C. W. James and family have
taken up their residence at Headquarters,
•    •     t
Mr. and' Mr.s. Clark, of Vancouver,
who have bcen visiting their sister
Mrs. Narroway after an absence of
sixteen years, returned to Vancouver
on Monday.
The regular meeting of the Sayward
Fanners' Institute took place Saturday night at the Community hall, president D. Davies occupying the chair.
There was the usual good attendance
of members. A good deal of interest
was shown when the report of a demonstration of a stumping machine
to the Minister of Agriculture, came up
for discussion; the secretary being Instructed to make further inquiries. The
question of placing British boys on
farms also came in for much animated
talk, the matter being left over until
more information was available. A
donation of twenty dollars was voted
towards the Sayward Agricultural
Fair, its disposal being left to the Fair
Committee. There was a good deal of
business correspondence which was ordered  filed.
The Rev. George Knox of the United
Church Coast Missions, arrived from
Cape Mudge on the Mission Ship "Edward White' accompanied by his wife
and daughter. He held dlvihe service
it the Community hall on Sunday afternoon and despite the inclemency of
the weather a number of people travelled miles to attend.
Mr. Jean L. L'Abbe returned to liis
logging camp at the fork of the Salmon and While rivers on Tuesday, arriving by the Union Steamer Venture
from Vancouver, and bringing with
him, besides other tilings a Ford light
delivery truck.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom. Hern took passage to Vancouver on Wednesday's
boat, and Mrs. A. Smith, of Kelsey Bay
was also a passenger as far as Rock
Bay.
At the Ilo Theatre, Cumberland
Friday and Saturday, August the 9th and 10th
ROD AM) GUN
A large variety of stories and articles of outdoor Jife, fishing aad
hunting, well Illustrated, combine to
make a very attractive publication of
ihe August Issue of the national out
door life magazine. Itod and Gun and
Canadian Silver Fox News.
Among   the   favorite   contributors I
avlng splendid features in this issue !
jf the magazine arc John Richmond,!
Bonnycastle Dale. J.  W.  Wiuson, G, i
i'. Sladen, W. C, .Motley. C. S. Landla, |
J. It. Mattern and F. ('. Ness. Their)
various articles cover tho outdoor
field very thoroughly In Interesting [
aud informative style, partclularly in J
angling and target and game shoot- I
lug. The magnificent cover dosig I |
by the well known artist, Major AI-1
Ian Brooks, Isitself worthy of special i
mention. Up to date developments i
in tiie silver fox Industry are dealt
with in the regular fox section.
Hod and Gun and Canadian Sllvur
Fox News is published monthly hy
W. .1. Taylor Limited, Woodstock,
Ontario.
lilnfa In Australia
Bomb outrages and riots have or
curred during the last two days iu
various parts of Australia. A bomb
with a time fuse, was hurled Into a
house in Ivanhoe,B Melbourne suburb
and is believed to have heen Intended
for (In- man responsible for the con
vlctlon of the perpetrators of previous
bomb mil rages.
Thousands of unemployed in Perth
attacked the police and injured several, a mounted force ultimately dis
sing the mob inn! urrestlng Reveral
of the nssaflantB.
Parksville
A very successful dance was held in
Hirst's Hall on Friday evening. Among the local people who attended
were: Mr. and Mrs. Aberncthy, Mr.
and Mrs. V. McNeil. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Dlgby, Mr. and Mr.s. Ford
Mrs. Forbes, Miss Feary, Miss Donovan. Miss McDermld, Miss Jennie J
Carlson, Miss Benjamin. Miss Brltton,'
Miss E. Butler, Miss Helen Adkln, 'Mr. \
and Mrs. Clnrkson. W. Rohcow, Dick j
Smart, Norman Carv. J, Jones, W. •
Hirst,
Mr. Baigett, Sr.. of Cowichan, was up !
to visit his son, Mr. Ted Baigett; he
also spent some time with friends in
Qualicum.
Mr. and Mrs. Kingsley and family I
returned   home  from   Vancouver   last
night  (Monday?.
LILY PAMITA
<j HERBERTMO
_     PRODUCTION
llnMJrtistt Picture
f PAGE SIX
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FHH1AY.  AUGUST 2nd.  1929.
Extra Special
in Coats
We have a few smart Tweed and Velour Coats for
ladies. Regarding style they are right up to the minute, but as the season has been rather backward we
have decided to offer them all at one price to effect a
speedy clearance. It will pay you to secure one of these
as they are mostly tailored effects, and are good any
season- See window for these coats and they are
offered at the very cheap price of per coat $10.00
HATS AT A GREAT SNAP
We have about two dozen ladies Hats, good styles, and
some high priced quality hats, but for a few days we
are putting these on Sale at $1.95. You can get a
lot more wear out of one of these than the price we ask
for them, so do not delay.
SWEATER COATS
We have just received a smart assortment of Ladies'
Sweater Coats, in new colorings, and natty styles, you
will be surprised at the real value in each one of these,
from, each   §3.9;>
Cumberland Personals
EXTRA SPECIAL IN LADIES'
DRESSES.    See Windows  	
$L95
SUTHERLAND'S
Dry Goods Store
FOR SERVICE — LATEST SANITARY METHODS
visit
The Central
barker Shop
Next to Shorty's Pool Room A. OATZ, Prop.
For Ladies and Gents.
Moderate Trices Cumberland, B.C.
A   Mr. and Mrs. Harold Banks left on
', j Monday  for Ocean Falls where they
r | will reside in future.
f i *    *    *
{. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Graham and
J P. D. Graham accompanied by Mrs.
! Graham's sister. Mrs. Davidson of Jol-
Mliet. 111., returned from Seattle on
: | Thursday last.
• 1 •    •    *
J    Mr. and  Mrs. J. Delaney spent the
j week end in Ladysmiih.
* *    *
Rev. and Mrs. Comley who have
been visiting in the district left on
Wednesday for their home in Victoria.
Miss Rena Bonora left on Saturday
for Nanaimo.
Mr. and Mrs H B. Robertson and
Mr. P. Perry, president of thc Canadian Collieries <D.i Limited arrived
in town on Sunday and are guests at
Beaufort House.
Miss Hilda Watson is spending the
summer vacation with her mother
Mrs. Watson.
Mr, Thomas Graham left on Monday
for Princeton, B.C.
Mr. F. R. Shenstone returned from
Victoria on Thursday last, On Monday Mr. and Mrs. Shenstone left to
spend the summer vacation touring
the Island and Mainland.
* «     »
On Wednesday of last week a very
enjoyable party was held at the home
of Mrs. Wm. Lewis, the occasion being
her birthday. The greater part of the
evening was spent in music and games
and singing. Before refreshments.
Mrs, Covert, on behalf of those present, presented Mrs. Lewis with a very
lovely birthday gift. Among those
present were Mesdames J. Hill. H. Pes.
Jr., Covert. S. Davis. Bond. J. Bond.
Kate Wier. J. Potter. S, Miller, W.
Herd. W,  Gordon. J. Lewis. Morgan,
F. Watson,  Healhcrton, Cox  (of Seattle)  ond Miss Viola Reese.
Mrs. J. McCormick and Mr. and Mrs,
Gaynor of Ellensburg. Washington and
Dr. J. Bickle ol Ladysmith were in
town on Tuesday.
* a    *
Misses Palmer and Mr. Jackie Bates
of  Vancouver are visiting  wilh  Mrs.
G. K. MacNaughton.
* *    *
Mr. Geo. Snowden of Vancouver is
thc guest of Mrs. J. Emily.
i     Dr. ami Mrs. Gillespie, of Wilieouv-
| er, who have been guests of Mr. aud
| Mrs.  T. E. Banks at Gartley  Beach.
returned to Vancouver this week.
I Mrs. Rolieri Spruston and son,
Douglas returned to Uicir home in
I Nanaimo on Saturday last after
j spending w week's vacation with Mrs.
] Wm. Abraham.
* •     .
i    The many friends of Mr. Gear will
be sorry lo hear that he was ratli-^r
painfully injured whilst following his
cupatlon ai  Nn   -i Mine.
• *    *
I Mr. V>. .1. Richardson, who is a pa-
i Lieut iu (he Cumberland Hospital auf-
! fering from a poisoned baud Is mak-
1 ing  good  progress inwards recovery.
j Miss Annie Haywood returned fro:n
i Nanaimo lasi week end after attending   the   Wedding   of   Miss   Charlotte
Janes.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. James White of Paw-
i*H  River  arc  visiting  with  Mr.  ami
Mis.  t,  Dennett,  West   Cumberland.
Miss Edith O'Brien, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles O'Brien has rehired lo Victoria to complete her nursing course, alter spending a vacation
here wilh her parents.
Through a reportial error, the name
of Mr. ll. Zanlnl appeared in ibe account of ihe funeral of the late Mr.
.1. Miller, as a pall-hearer. The nam**
should have read Ronald Delaney.
The Name of Mr. H. Keeler was also omitted from the list of those sending lloral tributes,
Engagement Announcement
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Graham, announce the engagement of their only
daughter Janet Eade to Harry Charles
eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Simms ,of Royston, B.C., the wedding
to take place early part of September.
i ^^^m^^mm\^m^z ~-m::: ;•♦,.;- <*k . -.«•**,.. -mm' rmm:::-^m:.vm;--.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Jackson announce
the engagement of their eldest daughter. Mary, to Campbell, second son
of Mr. and Mrs. D. Morgan. The wedding will take place ou Saturday,
August 10th.
STAR LIVERY STABLE
ALEX MAXWELL, Proprietor.
Autos for Hire.   Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.   Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B.C.
Mrs. Arthur Woods and daughter
Viola, of Vancouver, arrived in town
on Saturday to spend a week with
i Miss A. Haywood.
*   *   *
On Wednesday of last week the Lady
Foresters held a whist drive and tea
at the home of Mrs. Johnson. Seven
tables of whlst were in play, Mrs. Hudson winning first prize; Mrs. T. Crawford, second and Mrs. T. McMillan,
consolation. After the cards dainty
refreshments were served by the ladles.
RILEY'S TRANSFER
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
2W     PROMPT ATTENTION     =^I
David Hunden, Jr.
Mr. Patterson, M.L.A. for Edson Riding, accompanied by his family arrived
In town from Alberta and are visiting
Mrs. Shearer.
Mrs. Cox left for her home in Seattle on Tuesday.
COAL     —     GENERAL HAULING
of all descriptions
—     WOOD
I         CORN FLAKES |
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i         9 lor  JH.UU §
M     Pure Strawerry Jam, 4s pur tin   65c ste
Pure Raspberry, Peach, Apricot Jam, tin fi5c 'rA
Canned Tomatoes, 2 lb, tins ,15c, 7 for              $1.00 %
w.
Jell-Jell Jelly Powders, assorted, 4 for 30c ^
$     Fancy Mixed Biscuits, 85c per II)., :s His for    . $1.00 W
ll      Crisp Lemon Simps, 80c Hi., 2 His. for 55c |jL
Family size packet Sodas, each       25c &
Clot lies Baskets, 8 sizes, extra special at, small W
size   $1.26 W
Medium Size   $1.65 S
Large Size  .'.  $1.95 %
m
  |
fFULL STOCK OF PICNIC BASKETS, ETC. |i
  If
SSL
"W              Full Stock of Fresh Fruits ami Vegetables |£
1        I
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Ji      BOOK YOUR ORDER EARLY FOR PRESERVING ff
H                       AT LOWEST MARKET PRICE §£
Mrs. J. Bond
ver on Monday.
Tlurned from Vuncou-
Mr. Leslie Merrlfleld, of Oakland.
California, arrived in town on Tuesday on ti visit to liis parents Mr. and
Mrs. Win. Meriiield.
Tbe home of Mrs. Victor Frelone
was the Bcene of a miscellaneous
shower on Wednesday night given
by MIsk Dollna Frelone and Mrs
Harold Bereuly, in honor of Miss
Mary Bardlasona, whose marriage
will take place shortly. The room wns
prettily arranged with (lowers. Tbe
prize winner tor oarda was Miss Lena
Bogo; gnme contest by Miss Elizabeth
Henderson. Tho consolation prize
was won by Miss Bardlsaona which
consisted ol a tiugo pink rose lUteil
wilh many useful (*il'ts, which wen'
greatly appreclaiod. Tin* guests then
all sin down lo ., table well laden with
dainty refreshments, sorved by Mrs,
v. Prolniie ami -^r> '•■ Francesclnl.
Music and •dnnliiK was enjoyed by nil.
Tin- happy gathering breaking up ai
midnight. In vitert guests were Mr;'
ll Holm, Mrs. 'n. Hunden, Miss Dorothy Hames. Mi— Isnliollo Henderson.  Miss V. Aspesy,  Mis.  L,  Kraiices
clnl, Mrs. v. Frelone, Miss Dollna
Frelone, Mrs Lome Cleland, Miss
.losie Perozzinl, Miss McLellan, Mrs.
Churchill, Mrs. Weir. Mrs. Edith
Hrown. Miss Lena Bogo, Mrs. Dick
Damonte, Mrs Parkin, Mrs. K. Mnr-
occhl, Miss Beatrice Cavallero, Mrs,
Harold  Berosly.
WANTED Two Mon, one for tie mill
one for bush work, apply p. 0. Box
402, Courlenay, B.C.
i   MATT BROWN'S GROCERY
m     For Service For Quality
it :
III
2' (TELEPHONE Hill
TAXI
Charlie Dalton
Meeta Boat at Unlun Bay Every
Sunday Morning
Mlsa Doris Bailey, of Vuncouver,
who lias been visiting ber grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J, R. dray, has returned lo hor home.
Mr. Malcolm Stewart and Mr. Alt
McNlven were visitors to Cumberland last week end. They arc located
at Forbes Landing with a survey
party.
Mr. Willie MacNaughton lias returned   after   spending   a   holiday   hi
Vancouver,
* • *
Mr. and Mra. C. A. Felgadie, of Oakland, Cat, are ihe guests of Mr. and
Mrs. William Merrlfiold al tbe Cum-
berlr.nd Hotel.
Deputy Chief J. H. Cameron of the
Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department returned to the city after attending the fire chief's ennvention in
Vancouver.
In Great Demand
The demand for Lang's Cream of
Lilies during the present hot spell
has been enormous
It is recognized as the greatest
preparation for Sunburn
Worth its weight in gold but sells for
50 cents per bottle
Lang's Drug Store
CONVENTION FOR
NANAIMO RIDING
SET SEPTEMBER 7
PARNHAM AND
CAMERON ATTEND
CONVENTION
Pasadena Man Elected President
of Pacific Coast Fire Chief's
Association
Messrs. ('. J. Parnham and J. H.
Cameron, of the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department were visitors to
the big convention of tbe Pacific Coast
Fire Chief's Association held last Friday. Saturday. Monday and Tuesday
in Vancouver. Many interesting papers were read during the four days
and the fire drills and demonstrations
were given each day.
Many entertainments were given in
honor of the visiiing delegates, points
of interest in and around Vancouver
being visited witli a special boat carrying a number over to Victoria,
The convention assembly decided
lo readmit the fire chiefs of Alberta.
Saskatchewan. Manitoba and Wyoming to membership in the Pacific
('oust association, after an address
requesting ihat action from Chief
Jnmes Smart of Calgary. It was
pointed out Unit those provinces and
the state had formerly been members
but had been withdrawn into other
associations during a continental redistribution   of  membership.
The choice of the next convention
city was left to lhe decision of the
executive.
A special ovation was given to Second Assistant Chclf J. H. De Graves
of Vancouver as a tribute to his organizing work lor lhe convention
in Vancouver.
An association of Pacific Coast fire
commissions, which will co-operate
with tlie chiefs at ibeir convention
was formed Thursday afternoon under the chairmanship of Commission-
er C, w. Blglow of Portland.
A resolution urging thai only slow-
burnlng cellulose-acetate be used for
X-ray film, in order to avoid such an
other catasrophe as occurred at the
Cleveland Clinic two months ago, wa*
approved at the session.
In iiie election of officers. Fire
Chief K K. Coop, of Pasadena. Cal..
was the unanimous choice for the
presidency,
j    The Nanaimo Federal Conservative
nominating convention  will meet on
September 7 in  Duncan  for the purpose  of nominating  a  candidate  lo
! contest thenext election for the House
, of Commons.    It is fully anticipated
I that the sitting member,  Mr.  C.  H.
I Dickie, will bo the choice of the con-
\ vontion.    The  gathering  will  nssem-
1 hie for business at I o'clock.
Surprise Party for
Mrs. Martin Brown
;    Cumberland,   July   31.—On   Friday
eevning the home of Mrs. Martin
I Brown was the scene of a very jolly
, surprise birthday party given in her
' honor by her friends.
| The greater part of the evening was
; taken up with games. Mrs. Jack Lew-
j Is won flrst prize for the peanut race
while Mrs. Katie Wiev won the booby.
Mrs. Fraser Watson received the prize
for musical arms.
After refreshments, Mrs. Covert on
behalf of  the  ladles,  presented  Mrs.
Brown with a very lovely birthday gift.
Those  preesnt  included:   Mesdames
Harry   Reese,  Jr.,  Hill,   J.   Bond,  Sr.,
Herd, Sam Davis, Heatherton, Morgan,
Fraser Watson, Wm. Lewis, J. Potter,
| Katie Wier, Jack Lewis, Stevenson, W.
Gordon, Covert, Sam Miller and Cox
and Miss Viola Reese.
"It Pays to Deal at Lang's"
ia%yM... ."-^k\\\S>~: .'y^k\> ■ .   4s\W+'.. .   ^s\W>-       ^k>        •***>       ^feU*1   .' 4a%> .....4a^:--.S4*\^Z.~M
FOREST FIRES
UNDER CONTROL
Island Fires Costly
Continued hot dry weather through-
oni tho entire Northwest alleviated
only partially in ihe last week by
isolated light rainfall, has created a
fores! tire peril unparalleled in recent years, according lo forestry authorities.
W. It. Fluinerl'elt. assistant chief
forester, who made Ibe trip to Vancouver Island by plane and surveyed
the fires burning al Bloedel and South
Wellington, staled Hint these outbreaks were being held, despite the
high wind blowing.
The greater P.irt of lhe l.OHO.OfiO
Teei reported to have been burned ou
the Hloedol operations, was fir, said
Mr. Flumerfelt. and a large amount
of it would be salvaged. Had thla
timber been cedar It would have been
entirely destroyed owing to the Inflammable nature of that kind of
Umber,
In one place a "cold-deck" containing aboul 500,000 feet nf timber was
reported lo have been burned as well
as  lhe  1, ,000 feet.
Due to the method adopted at Bloedel of logging over a certain area and
Ihen leaving n green strip between
each logging operation, lire fiphters
were able to confine lhe conflagration
io small areas.
The outbreak at South Wellington
covered aboul 1 ncres and this morning was well under control, said Mr.
Flumerfelt.
BENNETT COMES
ON BIG YACHT
TO TOUR ISLAND
Hon. H. B. Bennett, Conservative
party leader or Canada, arrived in
Victoria at 10.30 o'clock Weds., on.
the private steam yacht "Coresus" of
General A. D. Mcltae, M.P,. of North
Vancouver, aud chief Conservative
whip.
The yacht came to anchor just off
the Causeway and the leader was
brought ashore in a dinghy. There
waa no official welcome al the Causeway, the party being met only by tbe
General's chauffeur, whom he bad
sent over from Vancouver with a costly limousine for the occasion.
((thora in the yacht party were
Lady Mcltae, Sir George l*erley, M.P.,
and Lady Perley, and Thomas Green
a newspaperman, travelling with the
party from Ottawa.
Studies  Sleeks
At the Empress Hotel, Mr. Bennett
explained that he was giving no talks
for publication io newspapermen. After registering he went to the news
stand, bought the latest editions of
two newspapers seated himself on a
lounge, turned to the financial pages
aud began boring Into tbe quotations
and financial gossip of the stock markets.
Mr. Bennett Is stouter than he was
when on the coast a year ago during
the Dominion by-clectiou campaign.
Despite the heat of the day he wore a
knee-length top-coat. He said that
bia only public opinions during this
trip are being expressed at the various meetings at which he speaks.
Luncheon Uncst
At noon Mr. Bennet was welcomed
by Premier Tolmle and at 12:45
o'clock tbe lender and his party were
guests at a luncheon given in their
honor by tiie premier. There were
twenty-live at this luncheon, including Mayor Aiiscomb and Mrs. Ans-
comb, tbe Senators and their wives.
1). B, Plunkett, M.P., C. H. Dickie,
M.P.. of Cowichan; C. F. Davie, M.P.P.
of Duncan; Col C. W. Peck, M.P.P., of
Sidney, and the Cabinet Ministers and
Vlctorin members and their wives.
Karly in the afternoon, Mr, Bennett
left whb the other members of the
luncheon pnrty for Willows Beach
where he and Sir George Perley Bpoke
Wednesday afternoon.
|    Mr. Bennett and his party left Vic-
Meat Satisfies
"GOOD DIGESTION WAITS ON APPETITE"
Meat appeals to the appetite. A well prepared meat
makes your mouth water and calls forth a good supply
of digestive juices in the stomach, and so "Good digestion waits on appetite."
Meat is almost  100 °/o digested
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BUY YOUR MEAT WHERE YOU BUY IT BEST
from the
City Meat Market
"The Store That Appreciates Your Patronage"
Phone 111 Near thc Ilo-Ilo Theatre
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Eat More Bread
Tasty and wholesome. Mann's Bread is a
body builder that is recognized by hundreds
of housewives and mothers who make it a
daily table item.
Mann's Bakery
SATlltllAY SPECIALS
Custard Pies linked lo Order.
Lemon  Plea Lemon  Tart*
Apple  Pies Raisin  Pies
If you get it at Mumford's
its good
"Yes siree, that's our slogan. It has been our slogan
for a long time now—and it was not one of our own—
one of ur custmers was heard to remark to a friend
about the good food stuffs—groceries, fruits and vegetables, etc., that could be obtained at Mumford's. If
you are not already a customer of ours, just drop
along to the store and let's get acquainted.
Yours for Courteous friendly service
Mumford's Grocery
If you get it At Mumford's It's Good
=     Phone 71
Deliveries Daily
torla Thursday by motor. He spoke
at Duncan at 2.30 o'clock and In Nanaimo in the evening. This afternoon
he will speak at Parksville andat Port
Alberni in the evening. On Saturday
he will drive to Courtenay for an
afternoon meeting. After the meeting thc parly will be met by General
McRao's big yacht and taken to Vancouver.
Tuesday was a busy day for tlie
leader. He spoke at an open air meeting In North Vancouver at an affair
ararnged by General McRae and in
tlie evening spoke nt West Vancouver, where he attacked the importation
of New Zealand butter under tbe inter-Empire trade agreement between
Canada and Uie Antipodes. It was
not until after 1 o'clock in the morning thnt the party boarded the Coresus and headed for Victoria.

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