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 ! V .     V
AUG 2    1918
OT/E ISLANDER established 1910.
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Wi/A wAfcA ij Consolidated The Cumberland News.
THE CUMBERLAND KEWS established 1891
VOL. IX.. No. 19
CUMBERLAND, VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C., SATURDAY. JULY 27, 1918.
Subscription price, $2.00 per year
MOST ENJOYABLE AND   8UCCESS
FIX PICNIC EVER HELD HERE.
The First Annual Picnic of theem-
ployees of the Canadian Collleriei
Dunsmuir Limited, Comox Mines, wa;
held at Royston Beach on Saturdaj
July 20th. The management of the
Wellington Colliery Railway Company train crews and transportation
committee made every arrangement
for the comfort and safety of the employees, their wives and children in
travelling from Cumberland to Royston and return, and a day of pleasure and mutual intercourse passeti
ml without an accident of any kind
which reflects great credit upon the
ones who had charge of transportation operations of the day. The festivities were under the able dlrec
tlon of Air. A. . Hamilton, director oi
committees, who was a wise selectior.
on the part of the management oi
the Canadian Collieries, as he musl
have given the day considerable thought and time in working out all details for the comfort of the employees
and dependents.
The special free train of twenty-
live cars, generously donated by tht
Canadian Collieries, pulled out o.
Cumberland by two locomotives al
8 a. m.i to the sweet strains of tht
West Cumberland Conservative Bant.
which played suitable selections
while the two thousand excursionist,
journeyed from Cumberland to Rr.y
ston. The weather was favorable,
With the exception of a few showers
and upon the arrival at the water
front all were taken by surprise bj
the elaborate preparations for tin
day. Tlie first to greet their eye was
the immense Welcome arch, as it
were, extending the hand of wel
come at the arch. All employees and
their dependents under sixteen years
of age were given a Grand Rafllt
ticket. When upon the ground tht
excursionists found that the generosity of the Canadian Collieries Dunsmuir, Ltd. had gone further than
their expectations, and that ever}
preparation had been made for tbeii
comfort, pleasure and convenience-
such as the laying of a thousand feet
of waterpipe from a spring on the
hills, creating a miniature waterworks, with drinking fountains all
over the grounds. Swings on an extensive scale for the children, racing
courses, tug-of-war platform, which
was built in such a manner the two
thousand excursionists were able tc
view the competitions with pleasure.
A 40x00 dancing pavilion had been
erected, but unfortunately this was
not used to any great extent on account of the Intervening showers. A
refreshment stand 40x40, with an array of waiters and assistants wht
catered to the wants of the mothers
and children. There was an abundance of ice cream, soft drinks, bananas, oranges, chocolates and peanuts
supplied free by the Canadian Collieries. The children never had such o
feast; it was only ask and receive
and It will be a day they will nevei
forget, but look forward to it with
pleasure. Then there was the bant
stand for the band who supplied tht
music for the day. Lavatories, bath-
'ng booths for women and men, and
(ei "hones, with an occasional sigr.
"Make ^urself at '""ne," "Try nnti
make the" ot.> ,eUow Mwy" "Takt
off yen- coat anu" Btay awllile'"   et0
In fact, it was beA"1d *" f^""
lions of the employees, .^t^J l"
very grateful for the genei
stowed  upon    them, and • app
the services rendered by the mana.
ment and the various committees.
The morning was devoted to tin
children's sports, racing, skipping
jumping, etc., with numerous competitors.
At noon, and the time for lunch,
Mr. Nat llevls, the President of the
CommtttBOS, gave nil address, thanking the excursionists for the manner
In which they had taken hold of the
great opportunity extended to them
by the Canadian Colliorlea IDuiis)
niuir). Ltd., In setting aside the day
for amusement, rest and recreation of
the employees, their wives ami children. It Is an event without, a pre
cedent In the history of the district,
and gives the impression that the
present management of the Canadian
Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd. are care
fully considering the welfare! of tfceli
employees, as all expenses are being
defrayed by the Canadian Collieries,
with the exception of the cash prize
list of $500.00, which waa''donated b>
the employees and the business men
of Cumberland.
The President of the Committee
then announced the t Mr. Thomas
Graham, the General Superintendent
would give a few remarks.
Upon taking the platform, it was
sonic time before Mr. Gra'.iam could
be heard, he was given sucjh an extra-
">slty   be-
"eclati
irdlnary reception. He expressed Ills
ileasure at seeing so many of the
imployees and those whom they held
near and dear to theui present on
ihls the First Annual Picnic, and
ihat they may enjoy themselves in
,uch a way as to look forward to the
jecond   annualpicnic    witli  pleasure.
Mr. Graham then read a telegram
that he had received from Mr. H. R.
Fleming, of New York, president of
.he Canadian Collieries Company
.lie Canadian Collieries Dunsmuir
Ljttl.. which read as follows:
New York, July 18th„—thos. Gra-
uani, General Superintendent, Ca-
latlian Collieries Dunsmuir, Ltd.,
Cumberland, B. ti..
Please give my compliments and
leartlest good wishes to all of our
nen and their families, and express
uy appreciation of the good co-opera
ion they are giving us, and my sincere hope that the good feeling that
low exists between us may grow
stronger with each passing yeur of
iur labors together and cement a
inn understanding based on fair and
,traightforward dealing with each ot-
aer. I sincerely hope the picnic may
;ive pleasure to all and beg you will
live my congratulations to the win-
ling team.   H. S. FLEMING.
LIST
.247
212
L823
1742
1707
346
1273
1813
1444
368
1686
1812
1621
2073
1284
1903
1797
435
3025
1495
.412
1750
697
1984
5S9
173
399
17G3
372
1622
1729
429
1735
OF    WINNERS   IN    GRAND
PRIZE DRAWING.
$10.00;   T.   Dunn,  winner;   donated by E. G. Prior & Co.
Silk umbrella;  unclaimed;  donated by Can. Rock Drill Co.
$10.00; winner, Mrs. Heaps; donated by N. Thompson Co.
Gold Mounted Pipe; unclaimed,'
donated by North West Supply
Co.
Safety Razor; winner, Wm.
Marsh; donated by Canadian
Explosives, Ltd.
Soap Cup and Tumbler Holder;
unclaimed; donated by T. L.
Peck Co.
Military Box Compass; winner,
Mrs. Willis; Elec. Blue Print &
Map Co.
Safety Razor; winner, Mrs.
Bradley; donated by Canadian
Explosives, Ltd.
$10.00; winner, James Irwin;
donated by Van. Portland Cement Co.
Four Tins Paint; winner, T.
McMillan; donated by British-
American Paint Co.
Cut Glass Bowl; winner, T.
Malpass; donated by McCotl
Bros.
Pair White Shoes; winner, J.
Miller; donated by Can. Cons.
Rubber Co.
Manicure  Set;  unclaimed;  donated by National Drug Co.
Collar Box; winner, Miss Bal-
agna; donated by National Drug
Co.
Electric Grill; winner, E.
Gomm: donated by Wellington
Comox Agency.
49-lb.  Sack Flour;  winner, D.
Morgan; donated by Van. Milling & Grain Co.
49-lb. Sack Flour; winner, Mrs.
W. Coe; donated by Van. Milling & Grain Co.
Sprustex  Mop;  unclaimed;  donated by Wood-Vallance Co.
Sprustex   Mop;    winner,   MIse
Stevenson;   donated   by   Wood-
Vallance Co.
Sprustex Mop; winner, W. Robertson; donated by Wood-Vallance Co.
Sprustex Mop; winner, Mr
Hamby, Japanese; donated by
Wood-Vallance Co.
Sprustex Mop; winner. Mrs.
Mathleson; donated by Wood-
Vallance Co.
Sprustex  Mop;   unclaimed;  do-
•ated by Wood-Vallance Co.
s    'u:itex Mop; winner, Mrs. A
Ha'nn 't0"'   (lolmt°l1   by   Wood
Vallance
Co.
Sprustex 1 'CPj winner, E. King
donated by Wood-Vallance Co
Sprustex Mop,- winner, Jin
Lalng; donated 1>y Wood-Vallance Co.
Spurstex Mop; winner, Mrs. N
Searle; donated by Wood-Vallance Co.
Sprustex Mop; winner, Mini
Carruthers; donated by Wood-
Vallance Co.
Sprustex Mop; winner, Frank
.barter; donated by Wood-Valla'ice Co.
24-^b. .Sack Flour; winner, N
Pen'oslnl; donated by B. C
Agen sy.
24-lb.   Sack  Flour;  nuclalmed]
donated" by B. C. Agency.
24-lb. Sock Floiirr winner, Mrs
Balagnaf   donated   by   11.   ('
Agency.
24-lb. Sack Flour;  unclaimed;
donated by B. C. Agency.
7-lb.  Rolled  Outs;  unclaimed;
donated by Brakman, Kerr Co.
|7-lb.  Rolled   Oats;   unclaimed;
Double Magazine Model Nineteen Linotype
The Islander is now equipped with a quick change Model 19 Linotype of the latest style, with two full sized magazines and an auxiliary magazine. A change from
one face of type to another can be made in a few seconds, also a change to different measures. This machine carries ten different faces of type, with a range from
5 point to 42 point. It is equipped with a Cutler-Hammer Electric Heater, having a
dynamic thermometer which holds the heat at a uniform temperature by automatic
regulations, the latest improved method of heating metal. This is the only Linotype
machine of this description north of Victoria.
donated by Brakman, Kerr Co.
362 7-lb. Rolled Oats; unclaimed;
donated by Brakman, Kerr Co.
1782 7-lb. Rolled Oats; winner, Mrs.
Berkluud; donated by Brakman,
Kerr Co.
1498 7-lb. Rolled Oats; unclaimed;
donated by Brakman, Kerr Co.
J05S 7-lb. Rolled Oats; unclaimed;
donated by Brackman, Kerr Co.
236 7-lb. Rolled Oats; winner, Mrs.
Johnstone; donated by Brack-
man, Kerr Co.
1953 7-lb. Rolled Oats; winner, Mr.
J. Balagna; donated by Brack-
man, Kerr Co.
1898 7-lb. Rolled Oats; winner, Mrs.
Lalng; donated by Brackman,
Kerr Co.
1499 7-lb. Rolled Oats; winner, Mrs.
McNully; donated by Brack-
man, Kerr Co.
Any person holding tickets for the
above unclaimed prizes may have
same by presenting the ticket to:
mr. J. McMillan,
Secy. General Committee.
(Completed in our next issue.)
RESULTS  OF   HIGH   SCHOOL  EXAMINATIONS.
High school entrance examination
.•esults were isauod on Tuesday. A
?enticton girl, .May .Macdonald, loads
.he pro.'lnce with 8S7 out of a pos-
ilble 1100. Penticion Centre pnssed
12 ci-.'ididares, a perfect score. Kaslo
.issse.i 13 out o. 13. Cumberland
passed 26 out of 28,' a remarkable
;ood showing. Edith F. Lockard leads
n the. Cumberland Centre with 756,
md Mabel C. Michell a good second
v'ith 744 marks.
(TUBERLAND CENTRE.
Cumberland.
Number of candidates, 28; passed.
26.
Edith F. Lockard, 756; Mabel C.
Michell, 744; Hannah F. Lockhart,
723; Cyril Michell, 718; Edith Horbury, 711; John Stevenson, 699; Or-
pha V. Lewis, 696; Genevieve McFadyen, 696; Charlotte Carey, 685; Ellen
Clark, 679; Alice M. Williamson, 672;
Vivian Aspesy, 667; Blodwen Williams, 665; David S. Lockhart, 644;
Jane S. Clark, 643; Mildred R. Hal
crow, 643; John Biggs, 635;- Morton
H. Graham, 623; Walter Hudson, 622;
Joseph W. White, 621; Grace E. Wat-
son, 619; Edith Francioli, 606; Maude
Evans, 604; Mary Miller, 550; Donald
R. Watson, 550; Edward Wilson, 550.
Non-Munlt'Ipul Schools.
No. 7 Mine—Number of candidates,
2; passed, 0.
Royston—Number of candidates, 2;
UNION BAY CENTRE.
Bowser.
Denman Island.
Number ot candidates, 3; passed, 3.
Wallace Baikie, 556; Alma Scott, 556;
Josiah Corrlgal, 550.
Fanny Hay.
Number of candidates, 6; passed, 4.
R. Arthur D. Hastings, 660; Donald
McLaughlin, 655; Mildred M. Larson,
Number of candidates, 1; passed, 0.
640; Grace M. Curran, 575.
Union Buy.
Number of candidates, 4; passed, 4
Edward T. Searle, 660;   Ethel   M
Fulcher,  591;   Helen  Mary  Haggart.
576; Dorothy Renwlck, 650.
COURTENAY CENTRE.
Cniirtcnny.
Number of candidates, 5; passed, 5
Viola A.  Campbell,   726;   Barbaro
Duncan, 630; Edith F. Fitzgerald, 618;
PIONEER       RESIDENT       PASSE!
AWAY.
The funeral of the late Ellzabetl
Horbury took place on Monday, Jul;
22nd. from the family residence o:
Third street. Impressive service;
were held at Holy Trinity Church b;
the Rev. Archdeacon Collenson. afte
which all that was mortal was ten
derly conveyed to our silent city
where she now rests iu peace.
Tho pall-bearers were: Geo VV
Clinton, A. H. Peacey, Daniel Stewart
John Bennie. Richard Coe, Jr., ami
James Maxwell.
The Pythian Sisters and Rebecca'
attended in a body, of which the d3
ceased lady was an esteemed mem
ber.
The late Elizabeth Horbury wai
bom at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, 69 years ago, and came to tht
United tates in the year 1882, accompanied by the husband, who survive:
her, remaining there 16 years. The}
then came to Cumberland and havt
resided in this city for the past 2(
years. The deceased was was tht
mother of a gifted family, and all tht
care and love that skilled physician'
and an anxious household could devise and apply for the comfort autl
assistance were brought into play
but the flat of Him who rules our Incomings and outgoings had been is
sued and after a brief struggle, de
spite the prayers and entreaties of al!
who knew and loved her, their ap
peals were overruled and ou Fridn.i
evening, a week ago, the sufferer')
spirit took to flight to that home tht
Christian believes Is the fulfillment
of the life everlasting.
As the death dew gathered on hei
marble brow, around her bedside
gathered her "boys" and "girls." Always boys and girls to her, though
now grown to mature years with boys
and girls around their own firesides
The life so long interwoven with
theirs, with tearful eyes they watch
ed as It slowly but surely passed
over. The love ot a mother tor her
children passeth human understanding.
Business cares and their own home
circles have encroached upon their
time, may have robbed mother of
their companionship, but she was
ever just the same rejoicing In their
success and grieving at their misfortune. They may have grown away
from her, but she never from them.
They were still her boys and girls
Among us all she ranked always
as a woman of culture, refinement,
sympathy, a kind neighbor, devoted
mother and a true friend and withal
a woman of heroic mould In bravely
meeting the stern requirements and
often the disappointments of life.
The deceased leaves to mourn her
loss her husband, two sons, Joseph
Horbury and John Horbury, three
daughters, Mrs. John Freaner ol
Vancouver, Harriot Horbury, Mrs.
Frank Jayncs of Nanaimo, Mrs. W
IV. Anderson of Hszelton and Minult
Htirbury.
The floral tributes were as follows.
Wreaths, the Family Roberto and
'joIs Anderson, Hazelton; Mrs. ('
Oalagno and family; Harmony Rebecca Lodge, Ladies of the Maccabees.
Crosses, Mr. and Mrs. J. Stewart, Mr
tnd Mrs. G. W. Clinton. Sprays, Mr.
and Mrs. H. Parkinson, Mrs,'J. Bruce,
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Bickle, the grand-
.'hlldren Mr. nnd Mrs. Scavarda, Mr
and Mrs. S. D. McLeod, Mr. and Mrs
I). Hunden. Emblems of benevolence.
I'emple No. 9, Pythian Sisters.
CHID OF THANKS.
To all the friends whose symp:itb>
md services were so kindly tendered
II our time of bereavement, we de-
.Ire   to   extend   our   sincere   thank:;.
THOS. HORBURY AND FAMILY
Till. ALLIES IN ALSACE.
Photo shows a part of Alsace, held by the Germans for forty years, now in the
hands of the Allies, and is a part of the front line held by United States troops, the
French soldiers shown are bringing up supplies.
The Slstore nf St. Joseph's Hosplt-
il, of Comox, wish to thank sincerely
he ladles of the Hospital Auxiliary
and  their co-labourers ami all  whe
out contributions und In any way
issisled in making the Garden Fete
luch a decitlcd  success.    The music
iirnlslied by  tho  llo  llo Orchestra
rom Cumberland was much appro:
.:latcil  by tho Hospital.
Service and Holy Communion In
loly Trinity Chinch al 11 a.m. to-
aorrow, Sunday, July 28th.
Ii. Martin of Ladysmith was here
ii n visit on Saturday.
high I). W. Forde, 5S7; Isadore tint-
on, 554.
\ mi.Municipal si'hniii..
Comox- Number of candidates, I:
i.ir,s;cd, 3; Flora Piercy, 718; Wi'ii-
veil Ball, 581; George R. Davln, 650,
Lazo—Number of candidates, 2;
nassed, 1; Wlnnifred M. Good, 550.
1; passed, 4; Roy A. Cltffc, 591; Au
irey L. Grieve, 594; Laura V. King
583; Winnie M. R. Parker, 559.
LOCAL   AND   GENERAL   NEWS
A. F. Owen, expert piano-tuner of
N'anaimo. arrived on Thursday and
(111 remain in the district for a lew
lays.
F. O. Mackay of Douglas & Mackay
if Victoria and Vancouver arrived on
Saturday.
James M. Savage, general manager
if the Canadian Collieries I Dunsmuir), Ltd., left for Victoria on Monday.
Thomas A. Spruston. district superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
iDunsimiir). Ltd.. at Ladysmith, arrived b yauto on Saturday and returned on Sunday evening.
A. F. Martyn of Vancouver and who
has seen active service overseas for
the past two years with tlie Canadian
Engineers, arrived on Tuesday and has
taken n position with the enci- iirtg
lepartuient of the Cinadian Collieries.
Mrs. W. Harrison left for N'anaimo
ou Wednesday on a visit to her siister.
Mrs. W. Robinson and Mrs. Chandler
left for Fernie and points on the Crows
Nest Pass on Wednesday on a month's
vacation.
Mrs. Robert McNeil and family left
in Friday morning for Nanaimo ai.d
-.adysmith on a short visit.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Taylor left on
frlday on a ten-day visit to Nanaimo.
William Mordy returned to Vancouver on Wednesday after spending
i few days with her parents, Mr. nnd
Mrs. Thos. Mordy.
Rev. George Kuox of Grace Methodist Church left for Vancouver on Mon-
lay and returned on Thursday accompanied by Mrs. Knox, who has recently come west from Toronto.
J. Liuge, representing the Canadian
Linotype, Ltd., of New York and San
Francisco, arrived on Wednesday
evening and completed the Installation of a Model 19 for The Islander,
leaving for Vancouver this morning.
Miss Hazel Frame of Pentlcton Is
here on a visit to her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Frame.
Mrs. Robert Grant, Sr, who has
been camping at Royston Beach, left
for Victoria on Friday.
Miss B. Dando returned from a
visit to Powell River on Sunday.
Dr. J. A.' Gillespie of Vancouver
was here during the week-end and
returned on Monday. Mrs. Gillespie
and family are camping at the beach.
Dudley Michel, inspector of rescue
stations, was here on his usual trip of
inspection and left for Victoria on
Wednesday.
Mrs. M. John of Cranbreek is hero
on a visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Michel.
Mrs. James Potter returned from a
visit to Vancouver on Tuesday.
Ptes. E. Hunden, McNeil, Donnelly,
Miller and Harrison of the Canadian
expeditionary forces for overseas, returned to Willows Camp on Monday,
Bert Jones and William Rickson
left for Nanalma by auto on Friday
and will visit Vancouver and Victoria
on a short vacation.
Flngoh Wang, Chinese consul of
Vancouver, arrived by auto on Tuesday morning and left for Nanaima the
same evening. He expressed Ills satisfaction in all matters in connection
with the Chinese of the district.
The S. S. Cowlchan of tlie Union
Steamship Company has discontinued
her run to Union Bay on Sundays cans-
Ign the population of (his district the
inconvenience of receiving no mttll on
Monday of this week. There will he
no incoming mall tomorrow unless tin
postal authorities make arrangements
with the Charmer of the Canadian
Pacific Navigation Company.
Chin Sec Yen. of Vancouver, president of the Chinese National League.
Is due to arrive here In the near fu
turc on u visit and tor the purpose of
raising funds for the erection of a
building at Vancouver hi connection
with the Nationalist League. The
president Is now near .Montreal visiting the various  leagues in the east.
W. J. Bowser, leader of the opposition iu the provincial legislature and
senior member for the city of Vancouver, arrived on Tuesday evening
and visited Comox and Courtenay,
leaving on Wednesday for Campbell
River on a fishing trip. During Mr.
dowser's stay nt the Union Hotel iu
this city the West Cumberland Conservative band turned out and played
a tew snit'itile selections on the huge
spacious verandah of the hotel and a
largo numbor of friends also culled
upon the noted leader of the opposition.
The strikes with the postal clerks
and mall carriers has caused Ihe people to resort to the telegraph lines
for means of communication. Yesterday the local Dominion Telegraph
nfllre was flooded with telegrams and
night letters for points outside. TWO
THK ISLANDER,  CUMBERLAND, B. C.
| in Canada the most essential industry at the present time is agricultural.
Food production is a necessity of the
! mi miner of 191S and the saving of the
I harvest is the necessity of the present
moment. More than 65,000 able-bodied
men, in addition to the men already
employed on the land, such as the soldiers of the soil and the boys and
women of other organizations, will be
needed to save the crops this season.
There is no room for loafers; no time
lor idlers, and there should be no
mercy for tramps and mere pool-room
sports.
VICTORY FOLLOWS
THE FLAG.
3fj? Jtakmtor
Published every Saturday by the Islander
Publishing Company at Cumberland,
B.C., Canada.   Telephone 3-5.
Subscription: One year in advance, $2.00;
Single copies. 5c. Foreign subscriptions
to countries in Postal Union, $2.00
SATURDAY, JULY 27th. 1918
NON - PRODUCTIVE   OCCUPATIONS
DEFINED
The loafers and merely nominal
workers of the North American continent have fallen upon evil days.
Both in Canada and the United States,
the law has now set Its face severely
against them. On July 1st the United
Slates Federal Order, as tlrhwn up by
Provost Marshall Enoch Crowder,
went In effect . All men of draft age.
that is. between the ages of eighteen
and fifty, have now to be engaged in
some productive employment or get
into the army. This Federal Order is
being re-enforced by auti-loafing laws,
enacted hy the State Legislature.
The provost marshall has defined
productive occupations and there is no
escape for those who cannot be classed
among the productive workers if they
are of draft age. Non-productive occupations in the United States arc defined as follows.
First, persons engaged in the serving of food and drink or either in public places, including hotels and social
clubs.
Second, passenger elevator operators, attendants, doormen and footmen, carriage openers and other attendants in clubs, hotels, stores, opera
houses, office buildings and bathhouses.
Third, persons, including ushers and
other attendants, engaged and occupied in connection with games, sports
and amusements, except actual performers iu legitimate concerts, operas
and theatrical performers.
Fourth, persons employed In domestic service.
Fifth, sales clerks and other clerks
employed in stores and other mercantile establishments.
If a man of draft age registered in
due course and waiting his selection
lor the draft be not employed In productive occupation, or If he be idle
partially or completely, he must hold
himself on immediate call tor the
army. The regulation Is applicable
to idle registrants, to gamblers of all
descriptions and employees of race
tracks and bucket shops, to fortune-,
tollers, clairvoyants, palmists and people of such vocations. If the Board
of Appeal so judge, idlers may have
their deferred classification withdrawn and their names will be reported to tlie Adjutant General of the
State for military service. The only
excuscs for idleness and non-productive employment on the part of a man
of military age are set down as sickness, reasonable vacation, lack of reasonable opportunity for employment,
temporary absences for regular employment, not to exceed one week, unless such are habitual and frei|ucnt
or domestic circumstances involving
hardship to dependents if a change ol
employment were ordered, or where
such chance would necessitate night
work on the part of women under
unsuitable conditions,
In the state of New York, the sheriffs, state police, district attorneys,
magistrates, other officers of the law.
and tho state Industrial commission,
under the state anti-loafing legislation,
ore combined to enforce the federal
order and assign men where neeessar>
to jobs of a productive character. Ii
Is estimated that 1,000,000 will change
their employment as the result of this
order of General Enoch Crowder. II
is pointed out, however, that no mar
should give up his present employment,
even though of the non-productive
class, until he has either procured
work at an essential industry or such
work has been procured for him, as
it is recognized that a man employed
nt non-essential work Is'better than i>
man not employed at all.
Canada's anti-loafing law has been
In operation since early In April and
every male person over sixteen anil
under sixty yenrs of age. unless a
bonn-lide student, or physically unfit
or reasonably unable to find employ
ment, must be engaged In some uscfu
occupation,
FARM
EMPLOYMENT
NEEDED
AGENCIES
Everyone who Is willing to go on
the farms for the harvest has been
registered. It remains now to organize tho volunteers. Those who are not
canvassed hy local committees should
come forward and got In touch with
local organizations. At points where
organizations are lacking, volunteers
s.iould start farm employment agencies
on their own Initiative so as to bring
farmers and war-workers together.
Food Prices In France
Here are some present war-time
prices in France, as compared with
prices as they were before the war:
1918
Butter, per lb 90
Pork, per lb 70
Potatoes, per .lb 06
Roast Beef, per lb 65
Beans, per lb 28
Coffee, per lb 60
Chocolate, per lb 65
1914
.30
.28
.02
.30
.1!
.40
MORE FISH USED
The Canada Food Board campaign
to increase fish consumption is hiving
results. In the Canadian army sU
tinned or in training in Canada 200,000
pounds of beef were saved In the
month of May, and approximately the
same amount in the month of June,
by the substitution of fish. In the
west a trainload of flat fish every few
days from Prince Rupert is sold at
popular prices under the auspices oi
the Canada Food Board. In Toronto
recently 100,000 pounds of mackerel
were sold within one week as the result of a special campaign.
TWENTY SHEEP FOR EVERY SOL-
DIER
Twenty sheep are required to provide sufficient wool to keep one soldier clothed. In Canada there are less
than 5% sheep per soldier. Wool is
at a record price, as Is also mutter..
The Canada Food Board urges greeter
protiuctlon of sheep and municipal cooperation in controlling the menace
from dogs.
PENALTIES FOR BREAKING FOOD
LAWS
Any person violating any provision
or any order or regulation of the Canada Food Board now or hereafter
made In pursuance of tbe power Invested upon It, is guilty of an offence, and shall he liable upon summary conviction before a police magistrate or a justice of the peace, to a
penalty not exceeding $1,000, and not
less than $100; or to imprisonment not
exceeding three months, or to both
fine and imprisonment."—By Order-in-
Council P. C. (1542), of June 22d, 1918.
The enforcement ot the orders and
regulations of the Canada Food Board
depends principally upon the patriotic
co-operation ot the municipal police
authorities.
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36in.  Voiles in white,  maize,
black, at 65c. per yard.
peach, grey, old rose, Alice blue, navy and
Crepe Cloths in plain self-colors and fancy stripes.
Lace Figured Organdies and Silk Striped and Figured Voiles from 50c. to
$1.50 per yard.
Prints, Cheoked and Striped Dress Ginghams, at the old price, 5 yards for $1.
Special Values in Messaline and Pongee Silks.
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resigning may become endemic, resulting in the perfection of Bolshevism,
Useful war workers are made ot steru-
r stuff than the thin-skinned ones who
resign.
THE SASKATCHEWAN IDEA
Every now and again one hears of
protest against what he considers 111-
t civilian war worker who resigns as a
"ivllscd central administration from
Ittown. The Executive of the Sas-
.tchewan Food Control resigned be-
ause they did not like some of the
Regulations of the Canada Food Board,
egardless of the effect that their resl-
[liatlons might have on food conserv-
titlion. In Saskatchewan some persons
.com to think that food regulations
ihould be drafted, in the first Instance,
rom the Saskatchewan point of view,
md that therefore the rest of Canada
ihould he made to conform. As a matter of fact, the Canada Food Board regulations are drafted to apply uniforms' all over Canada, but are sufficiently
lastlc to meet the peculiar needs of
nch Province.
Resignation as a form war work
vlll not readily commend Itself to the
iiihllc. War workers from civilian life
diould enlist for the duration of the
var and consider themselves under
llsclpline. They should be amenable
o authority. They may criticize and
iUggest improvements in the adtninl-
itration of the particular war effort
they are engaged in, but it their
criticism Is not Justly lodged, and their
itiggestlons futile, they need not be-
:ome annoyed and resign their trusts.
riiey might at least "carry on" until
heir successors have been chosen.
Imagine an army composed of boI-
lii-rs, who considered their General
Incompetent, resigning as a protest.
That Is what happened In Russia See
where Russia Is now.   The habit or
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"THE WORLD FOR SALE"
Cast
Ingolby Conway Tearle
Fleda Druse Ann Little
Gabriel Druse W. W. Blttner
Jethro Fawe Norbert Wickl
Tekewani  Crazy Thunder
Marchand Escarmtllo Fernandez
Jowett Joseph Donohue
Summer Song Maude Scolleld
Director—J. Stuart Blackton
The Story
A tale of two rival villages In Canada, separated by a river, "The World
for Sale" deals mainly with the life
and problems ot a man by the imino
ot Max Ingolby, who seeks to suite
the two townships into one strong
city and to put an end to the old feud
which exists between them.
At the opening of tho play we meet
Floda, the heroine of the story and
daughter of Gabriel Druse, the gypsy
king. Gabriel Druse, althou|;!t a
gypsy, Is a man of very high Intellect
who mingles freely with the men of
both villages.
Fleda is extremely beautiful and Is
loved by three men. The flt.it of
these Is no less a personage than Ingolby himself, whose regard she returns. Another Is Marchand, the leader of the rough element In the French
town, a rascal In every sense of the
word.
Tho third suitor is Jethro awe, a
gypsy to whom Fleda was married In
their childhood according to an old
pened to Ingolby In revenge. Fleda.s
finds him there and puts the dread
Gypsy curse of death upon him.
Now that Ingolby Is 111, the fight between the two towns grows to a serl-
ious extent, Gabriel Druse Is made
head constable and, with the aid of
the Catholic priest, succeeds In establishing a temporary peace.
For some time Ingolby lies HI and
blind, and attended by Fleda, for whom
he comes to have even a deeper love.
It is often only his love for her which
keeps him from committing suicide at
the thought of his helplessness. One
afternoon he senses trouble and gropingly makes his way to the bridge
which he had built and which Is the
only thing that joins the two towns.
He arrives Just In time to prevent its
being dynamiited by two Manitou
men, and Druse finds him there, collapsed, after It Is all over.
In the meantime Fleda has been kid
napped by the outlawed Jethetro and
the gypsies, and is taken to the gyp
sles' celebration, which she Is made
to believe Is the celebration of her
marriage to Jethro. She is strangely
Impressed by the gypsy music and
dancing and finds herself In a moment of weakness almost tempted to
yield to Jethro, but Is saved by the
memory of Ingolby, and at the crucial
moment le rescued by her father.
Ingolby suddenly regains his sight
and appears among the surprised hostile population In time to suppress another riot. While he Is addressing
them and attempting to conciliate
them, news comes that the Catholic
church on the other side of the river
is on Are. The church is saved by
Ingolby's modern Are brigade, but the
tavern nearby, the meeting place of
the conspirators, also catches Are, and
is not saved. Tekewani, the Indian
Chief, effects a thrilling rescue ot
Marchand, who was sleeping upstairs
In  a drunken stupor.    Knowing his
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his success and because they see that
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hurls a missile at him and he is made
blind.
Jethro, now an   outcast,   goes    to
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but Is prevented by his daughter, Summer Song.
In the Anal scene, Fleda renounces
her right to rule over the Gypsies,
saying that she has forsaken her race
and religion to marry Ingolby.
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(By J. S. Plaskctt. Director Dominion
Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria.)
The cause of astronomy In Canada
has been markedly advanced by the
completion ot the 72-inch reflecting
telescope at the Dominion Astropphy-
slcal Observatory at Victoria, B.C.
By the construction of this splendid
Instrument, the second largest In tbe
world, the Government has shown
great progresslveness and enterphise
In advancing science. This institution,
with the well-known work of the Dominion Astronomical Observatory at
Ottawa, will place Canada In the forefront among the nations In astronomical research, as no otlier national observatory has a telescope ot half the
aperture of the mammoth Instrument
at Victoria.
The project was first brought to the
attention of the Government In 1911
and then again in 1912 by memorials
from scientific societies, but It was
not until the spring of 1913 that the
Hon, Dr. W. J. Roche, Minister of the
Interior, who has sympathetically
supported the enterprise from the
first, authorised enpulrles and the
calling for tenders for 60-lnch and
72-inch reflecting telescopes. Contracts for the construction of a 72-
inch reflecting telescope were let to
the John A. Brashear Co., of Pittsburg, for the optical parts, and to
the Warner and Swasey Co., of Cleveland, for the mechanical parts in the
fall of 1913. These Arms are probably tbe most favorably known in the
world In their particular lines, and
have produced a superb instrument,
which is now engaged i n regular
astronomical work and fully meeting
all expectations.
This great telescope differs entirely
from the layman's idea of such an
instrument, which he conceives as a
nnicely mounted brass telescoping
tube, with a lens at the outer end
and an eyepiece at the inner. Such
telescopes and the larger ones of the
same tpe mounted at most observatories are refracting telescopes, In
which the light coming from the star
or other object looked at is refracted
through the object glass at the outer
end, a real image similar to that
formed on the ground glass ot a
camera, and this Image Is magnified
by the eyepiece, or ocular as It Is
technically called. In the reflecting
telescope the outer or upper end of
the tube Is open, and a concave mirror Is placed at the lower end, which
reflects the light back to tbe upper
end, forming an image of the star
there, where it can be magnified by
the eyepiece as In the refractor.
For many years most observatories
were supplied with refracting tele
scopes, which are slightly more convenient to operate, and are more
suitable tor the visual observations,
which In the nineteenth century
formed the major part of astronomical work.
The application of photography to
astronomy, tor which visual tele
scopes are not suited and in which
the reflector offers marked advantages, led to the greater use of reflectors, and this change was hastened by the practical Impossibility of
obtaining the large pieces of glass
required tor large lenses. The 40-
inch Yerkes refractor, completed
about 1895, the largest refractor In
the world, was the last very large
refracting telescope to be built. The
change to the reflecting type was accelerated by the fact that a reflector
with Its dome can be built for about
a quarter the cost of a refractor of
the same aperture.
Hence, when the Dominion Government decided to obtain a large telescope, only the reflecting typo was
considered, and the aperture of 72
inches was considered about the use
ful practical limit. There wore re-
llectors of 36 Inches at several ob
servntories, and a very successful one
of 60 inches at Mt. Wilson, California. There was also at the latter
place a reflector of 100 Inches aperture under construction, but the material of the mirror was defective,
and no better could be obtained. This
instrument has since been completed,
but the Dominion telescope was regularly employed in actual observing
before the 100-inch.
In the 72-Inch reflector, the principal optical part Is the large mirror,
which is 73 Inches In diameter, 12
Inches thick at the edge, 11 1-10 at
the centre, with a central hole 10
Inches In diameter. It is constructed
of a kind of plate glass, and, as the
upper surface only is finished accurately and has a bright coat of silver
deposited chemically on It, so that
the light does not enter or go
through the glass, as in a refractor,
it Is evident, so long as this surface
is perfect, that a few bubbles or
other defects In the Interior, which
would be fatal in a lens, do not matter. This particular mirror, however,
has very few such defects, and Is a
beautiful example ot the glass makers' art. It was cast at Charleroi In
Belgium  In the spring of 1914 and
Dong Fong & Co.
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or four days before war was declared.
It was ground and polished by the
John A. Brashear Co., of Pittsburgh,
Pa., the most noted opticians in
America, If not In the world. The extreme accuracy required in the reflecting surface can be realized when
it Is said that it must nowhere deviate over the whole 72-lnch concave
surface more than one two-hundred-
thousandth of an inch from the true
theoretical form. It Is this accuracy,
which Is twenty times beyond mechanical methods of measurement,
and is tested by an optical method,
which explains tbe high cost and the
long time required to obtain high
grade lenses and mirrors.
This mirror, which weighs 4,340
lbs., is mounted in the lower section
of the tube of the telescope, seen to
the left of the photograph. This sec-
ion, which is a steel casting 7 ft. 6
in. In diameter and 1 ft. 6 In. deep,
is arranged to support the mirror
flexibly without strain and yet invariably in position, and weighs nearly tour tons, so that mirror and cell
weigh six tons. The flange of this
cell Is bolted to a corresponding
flange on the central section of the
tube, also a steel casting ot the same
diameter and 6 ft. high, weighing
seven tons. The upper section of the
tube, of skeleton form, Is built up ot
structural steel, Is of exceedingly
rigid and light construction, Is 23 tt.
long and weighs two tons.
The light from the star or other
object at which the telescope is
pointed enters the tube and falls on
the slivered concave surface ot the
big'mirror. It la reflected upwards
in a converging beam and forms an
image oi tbe object at the centre of
the circular member, held centrally
at the upper end of the tube by the
thin perforated webs shown In the
photograph, which, being placed
edgewise, obstruct very little light.
This image can be observed here by
an auxiliary telescope reflecting It to
the side of the tube, or, as Is IU chief
purpose, can be photographed on a
plate placed  In a  suitable holder at
this point. Such observations are
made at what Is called the principal
focus.
An alternative method ot using the
telescope is to attach to tho circular
member a flat mirror about 20 Inches
In diameter, mounted dllagonally
about four feet down the tube. This
reflects the beam to tho side of the
tube, where It can be conveniently
observed with an eyepiece and direct
ly photographed as before. The instrument arranged thus is called n
Newtonian telescope.
A third method, and the form In
which the telescope will mostly be
used, Is the C'asscgraln, In which a
convex mirror, 20 inches in diameter,
attached to tho same circular mem
ber, and held about seven feet down
lu the tube, reflects the light from the
main mirror back again through its
central hole, and forms the Image oi
the object pointed at, about a foot below the mirror cell. Here It can be
viewed by an eyepiece or photographed, but will In general be analyzed by the spectroscope, which Is
seen attached below the mirror cell
at the bottom of the tube. The spectrum of the star is formed and photographed by the spectroscope, and
from this spectrum can be determined, not only the elements present In
the atmosphere of the star and its
temperature and pressure, but also
the velocity with which it Is moving
towards or from us, and as a development of the last year or so, Its distance. The spectroscope is probably
the most wonderful Instrument of research ever devised, as, by the character of the light from any body, no
matter bow distant, such marvelous
knowledge can be obtained, and the
telescope will mostly be used with
this attachment.
The tube of the telescope weighs 15
tons, and this great weight is necessary in order that it may be sufficiently rigid to maintain tbe optical
parts in their correct relative posi
tlons. At the same time, they and
the tube In which they are held must
be so mounted as to enable them to
be readily pointed to any desired oh
ject in the sky and then to accurately
follow Its motion across the sky.
This is effected by attaching the
tube to a cross shaft, passing horizontally to the right, called the
declination axis, which is 14 feet
long, 16 inches in diameter, and
weighs over live tons. This axis
ends In the weights, which balance
the telescope on the polar axis, the
large, Inclined built-up shaft, running diagonally across and resting in
liearingK on the two piers. Motors
and gearing for moving the declination axis and tube are contained in
Ihe large circular housing to (he
right.
The polar axel, so called because It
s adjusted parallel to the earth's axis, is huillt up of three slcel eastings,
bolted together, and Is twenty-three
feet long, weighing nearly ten tons,
it carries tube, declination axis.housings and mechanism iu ball bearings
on the north and south piers, tlie lotal
weight of Ihe moving parts being 45
ions, and Is also moved by motors for
letting the telescope to any deBlred
object. In addition to any such com
paratively rapid movement It is driv-
in by a very accurate governor mechanism, called tho driving clock, at the
;*ate of one revolution every twenty-
i'our hours on the polar axis. The
revolution, at the same rate and in an
ipposite direction and ou a parallel
ixls to the earth, counteracts the elects of the earth"s revolution, and
inables tho telescope to accurately
.ollow follow the apparent motion of
he stars across the sky.
All this mechanism has to move tlie
mormous mass of the telescope with
he  greatest  Htnoolhness  and  accur-
icy, and requires   the grentcit pcr-
ectlon of workmanship.   It Is a mas-
erpieco ot the mechanician's art and
orrus a marked advance, not only  In
ilze, but   iu design,,  qualily of work
iianship,  accuracy  and  convenience
if operation, with, at the same time,
relative simplicity of construction, over any previously built.   The builders of the mechaulcal parts of the telescope   and of   the   dome were the
Warner and  Swassey Co.,  who have
made the mountings of theYerkcs de-
Inch, the Lick 36-inch, and many other of the largest telescopes of the United States.
The building in which the telescope Is housed Is circular, 66 feet In
diameter, surmounted by a revolving
dome. It Is built entirel of steel, and
has a double covering, with provision
walls from the ground up to louvres
at the top of the dome. This Is to
overheated during the day, and to enable it to take the temperature of the
air, both essential conditions for the
satisfactory working of such a large
Instrument. The dome as well as the
telescope, though not the largest, Is
the most complete and convenient In
all mechanical edtalls of any previously built. It Is of hemispherical
shape, provided with a double shutter to be opened during observing, 16
feet wide, and extending six feet beyond the zenith. A movable platform, raised and lowered by electric
motor and extending across the sbut-
(Contlnued ou Page Four.)
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tor opening, gives the observer convenient access to the upper end ol
the tube when work is being done at
the Newtonian or Principal Focus.
Movable canvas curtains, electrically
operated, move from bottom and top
of the opening so as to limit the
iVngtf! of tbe opening to the width
of tbe tube, to prevent it being shaken when a wind is blowing. The
whole dome is revolved by a motor
operated from the same switchboards
from which the telescope is set, so
that the opening can be turned to
any part of the sky. Everything that
would tend to facilitate the operation
of tlie installation and make It more
convenient and efficient In use hat.
been provided in mounting and
dome, and use bus demonstrated tlie
completeness and perfection of the
v. bole equipment,'
Tho principal work In which the
telescope will be employed will be
the determination of the velocities o,
the stars toward or from us, radial
velocities as they are called. Those
,'elocitlQS are obtained by means 01
he spectroscope attached to tbe lower end of the telescope, and this work
requires very large telescopes for Its
buccessful prosecution. It is one ot
the most important and urgent problems in the investigation of the structure and mechanism of tbe universe.
aud the new observatory at Victoria
.sill have a large share in this valuable work. Other lines of work In
direct photography of the heavens, iu
photometry, and in other lines of
astronomical research will also he
carried on, but the main work will be
tiie measurement of radial velocities.
That this observatory, with its unequalled equipment, will play a large
part and be a great asset in astronomical research, and will bring Canada into great prominence iu the
scientific world, is undoubted, and
the Government are to be congratulated on their enterprise and liberality in embarking on this undertaking and in carrying it to successful
tompletion.
Pte.   John   .Marocchi   of   Vancouver
left on Wednesday mornfng.
Messrs. Mustard and Adam, of the
Provincial Police force, were in town Friday.
See Ethel Barrymore in "White Raven at llo Tlo Theatre Monday and Tuesday.   A feature film at regular prices.
A join! meeting of the Red Cross
society and the Hospital Auxiliary
wiii in; held at the home of Mrs. E. R.
Hicks Monday, July 20, at 7:3il p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Lockard, son and
daughter left on Friday for Vancouver
ami will make that city their residence tor the time being. Their furniture and household effects left by
steamer on Thursday.
FOR SALE CHEAP. — 80 - Acre
Ranch of good land, comprising
as bungalow andt several outbuildings, 20 acres under cultivation. For further information apply to G. J. HARDY,
Courtenay, B.C.
The ladies of Courtenay 1.0. D. E. repeated the Operetta which they gave at
'Courtenay Wednesday night, at Ilo Ilo
Theatre, on Friday night, and many compliments were heard regarding both the
talented young people who took part and
the splendid work of the ladies who had
charge of their training and direction.
A well attended dance followed the con-
cert
Please take notice that the Red
Cross society is asking the ladies of
Cumberland if they will he kind
■ uough to set aside some of their preserved fruit for tho military hospitals
of British Columbia. This will be
collected later and sent to the hos-
pitals by the Red Cross society.
K. .1. HICKS, Sec-Treaa.
JULY SALE
Clearing Prices on Trimmed and
Untrimmed Millinery:
The entire stock of Summer Millinery is
marked at prices which willeffect a quick clearance. The selection presents a pleasing assortment of models in styles which are the very latest.
Values to $5.00 for $3.50
$7.50 for $4.75
$15.00 for $6.50
WHITE VOILE BLOUSES AT PRICES TO CLEAR:
Values to $4.00 for $2.95
$2.75 for $1.95
Georgette Crepe and Crepe de Chene Blouses to Clear:
Values to $9.00 for $6.95
$7.75 for £5.15
£6.50 for £4.95
Ladies' Camisoles in Crepe de Chene and Silk at Exceeding Low Prices.
M. RIDEOUT
MILLINERY PARLORS
DUNSMUIR AVE.
<r
ac
91
'^
Utilizing all
the Heat
Any furnace will bum
fuel, extract the heat from
it. But only a properly
built and installed furnace
will utilize all the heat to
warm your home.
McCIary's Sunshine
Furnace installed the
McClary way is guaranteed
to warm your home—every
room in it.
For Sale by C. H.^Tarbell & Son
MeClaryS
Sunshine
Furnace
London Toronto       Montreal      Winnipeg      Vancouver
St. John, N.B.   Calgary       Hamilton      Edmonton     Saskatoon     „
JCSTICIA GOES DOWN IN BATTLE
WiTII HO U-BOATS.
rhrlit SiihiiiurliM's Require Twenty-
t'diir Hours to Sink (limit Liner off
Irish Coast—Fight Put Dp by Vessel One uf Finest In Annuls of lull-
Submarine Warfare—Few Ciiguulltes
London. July 24—The giant White
Star liner Justieia was sent to the
bottom off the Irish coast last Saturday morning utter a running tight
with eight German submarines which
lasted upwards of twenty-four hours.
Eleven members of the liner's crew
were hilled, but no passengers were
lost. It is learned.
Another Good Line Obtainable
Only at
MUMFORDS GROCERY
is Mrs. Haines' "Home-made"
Marmalade,
in lit) Glass Jars and 41t> Tins.
The Ideal Breakfast Dish.
The story of the big vessel's gallant fight, if it could be told now,
would make one of the finest stories
In the annals of anti-submarine warfare. Nothing which occurred gives
the navy officials any cause for misgivings over the U-boat war. The defensive methods showed to excellent
advantage and Indicate that the Entente naval forces may always be
counted upon to make the enemy pay
dearly for each attempt he makes.
NOTICE.
A special general meeting of the
members of Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir), Limited, Medical Fund
will be held in the Ilo Ilo Theatre on
Sunday, July 28th, at 11 a.m.
1st, For the purpose of considering
the lincnclal standing of    the    Fund
and the handing over the liability for |
the treatment of   accidents    tq    (b,e.J
Workmen's Compensation Board,
2nd, Tho proposal of the Board of
Directors of the Cumberland General
Hospital for the treatment of members and their fumllles In case of
sickness.
3rd, The communication from the'
Board of Directors of the Cumberl-     ll
.co   to
ichiiia.
°-iW, can-
'»««•-),  Lta-
General   Hospital   with   refere-
the purchase of an X-ray nr
iy Order of the Medical r
adian  Collieries   (Dun:,
ited, .Medical Fund.
A. STANFORD,
m^A GARAGE
Corn?r Fpurth & Maryport'j
Repairs Executed Efficiently
and Promptly. /
Oils
Grease
Phone 8
Gasolii »e
THE   BIG   STORE
New Goods and Leaders
New Wools for Knitting Ladies' Sweaters.
"Monarch Floss," the most desirable for a comfy sweater, put
up in boxes of 16oz. balls, $5.75 per box, containing enough to make
a full sized sweater. Colors white, black, maroon, emerald, cadet,
rose, purple, nile, Copenhagen, lemon and mignonette.
Ladies' House Dresses, made with very good quality Gingham,
in all the new styles, prices §2.75, #3.25 and §3.50 each. Sure to
please and give good satisfaction.
Girls' White Muslin Dresses, 4 to 12 years, made in nice styles
and trimmed with lace and embroidery.   Prices $1.25 to #1.95.
Children's Cotton Hats, values to 50c. and 75o., are to go at 25c.
A good snap.
Girls' White Middy Blouses, only a small assortment left, to be
cleared out at 75c. each.
Ladies' Silk Dresses, only two left, sizes 36 and 38, reg. #27.50
each.   To be cleared out at #14.95.
Ladies' Tweed Coats, made up very smartly, choice shades of
fawn and grey, reg. up to #25.00.    Only three left.    Price #17.95.
Ladies' arid Children's Summer Vests, much under today's high <
prices.   Three for One Dollar,
Ladies' White Outing Skirts, about half a dozen left.    Clearing
Price #1.50 each.
II     ~
SIMON LEISER & CO.,
LIMITED.
THE   BIG   STORE.
Phone 3-8
George Barrass
Late 102nd Batf«.|l<m, C.E.F.
Violin Inrstruofcion
Term? Moderate
P.O. Box 39) Cumberland
Cumberland Tailor
Repairing, Pressing and  Cleaning
Ladies' Tailoring a Specialty.
Phone 1
S.   ISAKA
Gents Tailors Prices Moderate
COMING:— At the Ilo Ilo Theatre
Rita Jolivet in "LEST WE FORGET."

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