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H'l/A toA/cA b Consolidated The Cumberland News.
Subscription Price, $2.00 per year
To Defray the Expenses of the Peace
Celebration on Recreation Grounds
on Saturday, July 18th.
Photo just released shows the delegates atthe table. Right to left:
Professor Schucklng, International law authority; Herr Giosborts,
German Minister of Posts; Count Brockdorff-Runtzau, Foreign Minister and head of the delegation; Dr. Landsherg, Minister of Justice;
and Herr Leinort, President of the Prussian National Assembly.
Mrs.   Edward   Jones   returned   to
Cumberland on Thursday.
*   FURNITURE     WANTED—Highest     Mr. and Mrs. James Dick left on Fri-
Cash price paid tor nil kinds of second day on a month's vacation.
hand furniture and sfbves, in large or 	
small lots.    Calls promptly attended     Leslie Merrifield returned home on
to.   Phone 55, Courlouiiy, B.C. Thursday.
The following six candidates out of
seven, (pupils of Mrs. Oliver), were
successful recently in the examinations held by the Associated Board of
the Royal Academy of Music and
Royal College of Music, of London,
Eng., at Nanaimo; Elementary, Florence Wood, Morton Graham. Primary, Katie Richardson, Edna Ilennie,
Annie Tait, Mabel Jones.
.Mrs. Burrell, of Victoria, arrived on
Thursday ou a visit to Mr. and Mrs.
A. ('. Lymn.
.Henry Devlin,  Inspector of Mines,
is here on his usual tour of Inspection.
Miss Belfast, of Vancouver, is here
visiting .Mrs. T. Mitchell.
Mrs. W. A. Owen and daughter arrived home on Wednesday.
P.  Monte  left   for   Harrison   Hot
Springs on Friday.
Charles Graham, President of tlie
Cumberland General Hospital, left for
Vancouver on Sunday to -attend the
General Hospital Convention and returned on Friday.
Mr. und .Mrs. J. Carthew, of Powell
River, are here visiting Mrs. Thos
Charles Home returned to Vancouver on Monday.
Dr. I!. P. Christie left for Victoria
on Wednesday.
.Mrs .Fred. Dnngerfleld, of Victoria,
Is here for a few days as the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. E. Banks.
W. A. Owen left for Vancouver on
Wednesday and expects to return today.
Mrs. William Jones, of the Union
Hotel, left for Vancouver on Friday.
'Capt A. W. Richardson, road superintendent, Mayor MacDonald and John
Thomson, chairman of the board of
works, are today examining the streets
and main roads iu an attempt to effect
some needed  repairs.
Leonard Gregory, son of J. H. Gregory, of this city, left for Montreal for
special treatment in one of tlle hospitals of that city.
J. 11* Gregory returned on Saturday
last from a visit to Butte, Montana.
Tlie City Council will hold a meeting on Monday evening to make the
linal arrangements for the Peace Celebration.
Dr. and .Mrs. J. A. Gillespie and family, of Vancouver, are expected to arrive today for a few days' camping in
their summer residence at the Beach.
Mrs. William llickerton, of Ladysmith, arrived last week on a visit to
her parents, Mr. and .Mrs. Chas. Whyte
of this city.
Hon. John Oliver, Premier of British
Columbia, will address a public meeting In the Maple Leaf Theatre, Courtenay, this evening at 9.30, on the Land
Settlement  question.
City Council $50.00
Canadian Collieries  50.00
Cumberland Electric Light Co  25.00
Waterworks Company  25.011
Simon Leiser & Co  15.00
llo Ilo Theatre  10.00
The Islander   10.00
Mumford  &  Walton     10.00
Hideout's Millinery Store   10.00
Thos. E. Bate   10.00
Ezzy & Haddad   10.00
William  Merrifield   10.00
B.C. Breweries   10.00
Wong Dun Club   10.00
Len Chung Club   10.00
Chinese Masonic  ?..... 10.00
Wing Wong Club   10.00
Sing Chong Club   10.00
Charlie Sing Chong      5.00
Young Quey Hing, Contractor ....   6.00
Foo Yuen    5 00
Kam Sun Low     5.00
Lai Fung     5.00
Shin Shun .,    5.00
Yum   Kee       6.00
Charlie Sing Kee     6.00
Chow Kee    5.00
Wing Sun  Lung     5.00
Tai Lee Club     6.00
Wing Lick Lung     5.00
Wing Chong     5.00
Yee Yuen     5.00
Yei Cheong     6.00
Wah Sang    5.00
William Henderson     5.00
C. H. Tarbell     6.00
Alex.  McKinnon      5.00
A. H. Peacey     5.00
K, Abe & Co    5.00
Victor Bonora     5.00
Royal Candy Store  ,    6.00
Marrocchi Bros  5.00
Cumberland Motor Works     5.00
Vendome Hotel      6.00
Favetta & Aspesy     5.00
Frank Dallos     5.00
J. II. Halliday     6.00
F. A. McCarthy     4.00
K.  Nakanishi    3.00
K. Slilbala ..".    3.00
Ray's   Poolroom       3.00
Wong Why     3.00
H. L. Bates  *    2.60
Thomas Bannerman     2.50
Thomas Hudson      2.50
John Sutherland     2.50
Thomas Rickson     2 50
Ho Hee (Tailor Shop)     2.50
John Thomson     2.00
Wesley Willard     2.00
F. L. Leslie     2.00
H. G. Neelands     2.00
A. R. Kierstead     2.00
Howard's Cleaning Works     2.00
McMillan's Barber Shop     2.00
Union Tailor     2.00
Fred Wilcock     2.00
Geo. E. Willis     2.00
Yee Yick Kam     2.00
Quong Me Lung ,  2.00
Yin Wo On  .".    2.00
John McKenzie     1.00
Matthew  Brown      1.00
William Hudson      1.00
Paula Monte     1.00
E.   Dlrldi      1.00
Wing Wo Lung     1.00
H. O. Sims     1.00
All donations to the Peace Celebration Fund will be thankfully received
by Mayor MacDonald or City Clerk
Mrs. Simms wishes to Inform her
pupils and friends that she Is still
giving pianoforte lessons nnd will
continue to do so until further notice.
Aerial joy-riding at So. Although horn that many years ago, Mrs.
.Mortimer Armltngo of London, Is a most enthusiastic flying fan, accompanied by her son, Dr. Armltage, who Is over 50 years of age,
lledda Nova had her nerve pul to
a hard test In Ihe filming of the third
episode of Vltagraph's new serial,
"The Woman In the Web," which wlll
be shown nt tho Ilo Ilo Theatre tonight.
Miss Nova and J. Frank Glendon,
tho hero In tho serial, arc escaping
from spies who are pursuing them,
and the action called for them to leap
from a pier Into a swiftly moving
motor boat. The pier at Santa Monica
wns the location, and when the word
was given to jump, Miss Nova was
game and made the flying leap down
some dozen feet to the launch. But
she miscalculated the distance or the
speed or the boat and landed In the
cold waters of the Pacific.
Being an accomplished swimmer she
suffered no 111 consequences and
rather had the laugh on Mr. Glendon
who, In his effort to give Miss Nova
every opportunity to make tho Jump
clear before he did, did not land on
the cushions provided lo break their
fall, but Instead struck the housing
of the engine and suffered a week
from consequent bruises.
The City Council held their regulnr
session in the Council Chambers on
Monday evening, Ills Worship Mayor
MacDonald presiding. Present: Aid.
Bannerman, Pickard, Parnham, Thomson, nnd Halliday.
The minutes of the last regular
meeting were adopted ns read.
A communication was received from
James Baird, City man, requesting an
advance of $15.00 per month. The
Council decided to give blm un Increase of $10.00 per month,
W. A. Rlchardsqn, assistant district
engineer of the Public Works department* lu ii communication addressed
to the City Clerk, requested information as to tlie amount of money the
City was prepared to spend during
the year 1(11!) for the maintenance anil
repairs of the trunk roads within tho
City 'limits. First: On a 50/50 basis.
Second:    On a 60/40 basis.
After careful considerat'ou I be
Council decided to spend $1,000 00 on
the main trunk roads within the city
limits on a 50/50 basts. It was also
decided to maintain Fourth St. ns the
main trunk road from Cumberland lo
Courtenay, Campbell River and the
Hon. William Sloan, Minister of
Mines, informed the Council that he
was taking up the matter of Public
Highways with tlie Minister of Public
Works. J
Tenders for the purchase of city
property was laid over to some future
date. •
The bylaw for tlie sale of certain
city lots knocked down to the city at
a recent tax sale was read a second
and third time.
The chairman of the board of works
was Instructed to purchase a plough
to be used ln connection with the
grading of the streets.
A committee consisting of Thos.
Mordy and Nat Bevis, representing the
Picnic Committee of the employees of
thc Canadian Collieries (Dunsmulri,
Ltd,,, ivas present ln connection with
the Peace Celebration on the Recreation Grounds on Saturday, the 19th of
July, and to call a special meeting ou
Wednesday, the 9th, to make final arrangements and to ask the co-operation of the various employees' picnic
committees ill making the Celebration
a success, and to collect 25c. from
each of the employees to provide
funds for the occasion.
Accounts as follows were referred
to the fluunce committee for payment:
Government Laboratory  $ 0.40
Canadian Collieries   74.44
Thos. E. Bate     1.10
Mumford & Walton .....  10.50
C. II. Tarbell & Son    1.70
A. H. Peacey   10.16
Alex. McKinnon   59.20
I. I. Olson   13.44
Colin Campbell   15.00
The Commission appointed to ascertain the changes in the cost of
living for coal miners in the Vancouver Island district, in accordance with
the agreement entered Into in October,
11)18, by the operators and the miners
concerned, made Its second report on
April 10th, namely, that covering the
period between December 31st, 1918,
nnd March 31st, 1919. In October, 1918
Mr. T. D. Bulger, Fair Wages Officer of
tlie Department of Labor, after an Inquiry Into the situation, reported that
the cost of living bad increased since
tlie Inst adjustment some months previously by 76 cents per day. Ill January, 1(119, a Royal Commission wis
appointed to make a similar onqu'ry
every three months. Thc Commission
was composed as follows: Mr. Tally
Boyce, ol Nuniiliuo, B.C., coal operator; Mr, John McAllister, or Cumberland, locul officer of the United Mine
Workers of America; and Mr. Bulger,
the aint being chairman. In February
the lirst report of the Commission wns
made, covering tb eperlod from September 80 to December 31, 1918, giving an increase In wages of 2% cents
per day. The second report, covering
the first three months of the current
year gave an increase of 2 Va cents per
day in cases where the base rate of
pay Is $3 per day, and 2% cents per
day when thc base rate Is $3,15 per
day, the increase to become effective
on May 1, 1919. .
tho list of foodstuffs, meat'., etc.,
used III the calculation of tlie Increase
was that supplied by the miners and
Used In previous adjustments. As before, thc Commission adopted the
method of taking the percentage of
Increase or decrease lu prices of foods
between December, 31, 1918, and
March 31, 1919, and allowing twci-
fiflbs of this increase to cover the in-
Photo shows scene of volcatio-strlcken island, showing type of inhabitants, peculiar dress, nnd at extreme rigbl of photo shows a
native carrying candle-lanterns.
crease In the cost of clothing, boots,
etc., for the same period. Retail price
lists we.'.c secured from eighteen general n.' .{'bants and ton meat dealers,
trading with the miners, in the towns
of Nanaimo, Cumberland. Ladysmith,
South Wellington, Bevan, Cnssidy's.
Courtenay and Union Bay. Sessions
were held at Nanaimo and report
forms wero scut out to the various
merchants with a request to furnish
the desired information as to retail
prices on March 31, and these were
promptly returned, filled in and certi-
lled, by all the dealers. Slight Increases were found In sugar, syrups,
canned meats, butter, tea, coffee, bacon, ham, mutton, pork, beans and
evaporated milk, and slight decreases
In barley, vice, sago, tapioca, all cereals, Hour, canned vegetables, evaporated fruits, soups and beef.
Mount Horeb Loyal Orange Lodge
No. 1076, will celebrate the 229tli anniversary of the Dntlle of the Bo.vuc
with a social evening in Fraternity
Hall tonight, July 12th. Refreshments
will be served, and some of the best
local talent will provide the entertainment. The brethren are invited
to bring their friends and spend a
pleasant evening.
Imprisoned by Ihe glass windows of
a limousine aud with no chance lo
escape, J. Frank Glendon drives the
car at top spocd across n burning
bridge. Urns furnishing a real "thriller" in the third episode of Vita-
graph's big now serial, "The Woman
in the Web," which will be seen at Ihe
.Ilo Ilo Theatre tonight.
lledda Novo, the young and beautiful Russian actress and heroine In
the serial, was In the car with Mr.
Glendon and faced the perils of the
ride without the slightest appreliehn-
The bridge, -jii-il wide enough for
two automobiles, hail been set alire,
and Director David Smith gnve Instructions for tlie machine not to slart
down the bill towards tlle bridge until the flames reached a certain height.
In his anxiety to make a quick start
when the order to "come on" reached
him. Mr. Glendon stalled his engine
and, being unused to the car, had
trouble starting it. When he did reach
the bridge, one half was just fulling
away, lie swerved to the left, throwing Miss Nova against the wind shield,
but the car landed in safety and without injury to its occupants.
The Board of Directors of the Cumberland General Hospital beg to acknowledge the receipt of $39.00, being
the further donation from the Cumberland Amateur Orchostra,
Tho Collecting Committee of the
Red Shield Campaign; report a collection of something .over $1000.00, In
connection with tho- recent Salvation
Army  Drive.
The proprietors of the Beaver lun
were Oned $10.00 and costs In the City
Police Court on Friday for violating
the .Motor Traffic Act by allowing their
car to stand, on the wrong side of the
street. Thos. ilillilllly was fined $5.0ll
and i-nsls fur a similar iilTcnce. Until
caaes come up before Mayor MacDonald und T. K. Mute. .1.1'.
George Unwell returned to Nanaimo
nn .Monday.
NECESSITY may sometime compel yb'u to surrender your investment in War livings
Stamps, but should this happen you get all your
money back, with a good rate of interest in addition
for the time in which you have lent it to the
Sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps
will buy a $4.00 War Savings
Stamp  worth  $5.00' in   1924.
national wab BArnroa cojimittee
(Hrin-ii Columbia Division)
Vancouver, 11, C,
Bv v Thrift Iimk TWO
Published every Saturday at Cumberland, B.C.
SATURDAY, Jl'LY  12th,  1919
.11011K I'llOIIK T10.N
in the price level Is to be expected in
this continent are undoubtedly sound
and should be taken seriously by
"those who," as Mr. Armour says,
"postpone building or buying in the
hope of materially lower prices," and
so "are speculating in the future misfortune of the nation." Shipping rates
dropped some time ago; metals and
chemicals, made scarce by the Interruption ot traffic and the munitions
trade, have, of course, declined, and
steel is cheaper than it was. But in
products whose prices are dependent
to a large extent on labor cost it ls
not wiBe to expect changes based on
lowered wages. The interviews mentioned above, given out by the United
Suites Department of Labor, touch on
some of the reasons for this opinion,
but they do not remove the most widespread misapprehensions.
It is generally believed that labor,
says the New York Post, on account
of Ihe shortage .caused by the war,
received enormous wages, bo that It
In connection with the annual meet-*
ing of the Canadian Manufacturers'
Association, the retiring President,
Mr. \V. .1. Rulniun. said in the course
of his address:
"Hut we have not yet passed the
period of readjustments by war to
peace conditions. We went successfully through the war; we have got
through most of the work of demobilization; but there are problems now
facing us which are quite us difficult
us those urislng out of the war or
demobilization and we will be very
fort untile If they ure solved as safely
and successfully. The chief problem,
which conliilns the elements of prac- v
. bully all others, Is that which has Is now enjoying .a greater share of the
exoited the fiercest con
t~roverHieH "for fining* of Industry than it ever
before, and that a continued period of
unemployment, coupled with a lower
cost of living, will restore a more
normal proportion. Stories are told of
riveters or longshoremen earning $50
a day. The fact is that a small minority, working on piece rates and.rewarded hy war bonuses, did achieve
undreamed-of opulence, but by far the
centuries, namely, the constitution of
society. The Itoyal Commission on
industrial Relations, created by the
I romlnion Govermment, has finished
its sittings in all the chief industrial
centres from coast to coast. This
Commission has created an open forum where all might state, not only
their grievances, but also their con-
ception  of the   laws   nnd   practices Krmlet   "art   were harclly danced
which should govern the social struc-  en0,,gh t0 cover the lncrea9e<' CORt o(
, living;  though here enters the ques-
"Whlle  tlie  general   result  of our "°" how far an "l0™aaed continuity
negotiations with employees has been "r employment and the larger number
satisfactory, In one particular we have ot   wage-earners   within   the  family
tailed entirely, and that is in dealing ™*  have  supplemented   "■«   of-""
with tho extreme element which has
made ils appearance for the first time
in Canadian Industrial history. These
exercmists arc impregnated with the
ideas which brought about thc Russian catastrophe. They> arc revolutionary in their methods and revolutionary in (heir speech, ft seems im-
IioMsible to negotiate with them. They
do not ask for a peaceful .solution.
They appear to want war. Literature
was   confiscated   recently   in   various
rise in the wage scale. From July,
1914, to July, 1918, the cost of living
for wage-earners in average communities rose, according to the estimates
of Uuited States National Industrial
Conference Board, the largest association of employers in the country, G.9
per ecnt. There are no comprehensive
figures on wage increases, hut some
familiar with the matter estimate that
the average rise, in weekly earnings
was not over 60 per cent.    In ship-
part, of Canada which advocated "that >'ards' for Stance, where the greatest
the 'proletariat* take up arms, and, if
changes were registered, the ordinary
mechanic's hourly rate was increased
from the neighborhood of 50 cents to
about SO cents.   On the railroads the
necessary,    wade    through    blood    to
achieve their ends!
"If this countrv is to retain con-
lUlence in organized labor, the trades Percentage of increase was consider-
and labor unions will have to de- ably less for the morD hlBhly 8kiUcd*
nounce any of their members who charts issue(1 by the New York State
hold  and  preach  seditious  doctrines Industrial Commission show the per-
that  me   repugnant  to   the   common centil*Se  l»"*ease   in   average  weekly
sense of the Canadian people.   Private ea™lngB  constantly   lagging a  little
property is not going to be eliminated.
Revolutionaries   cannot   convince   a living.
behind  the  increase  in  the cost of
million farmers in Canada that they
should band their farms over to any-
Since the armistice weekly earnings
have declined ln the Industries most
These are odd lines of Invictus Shoes-
"The Best Good Shoe for Women."
Ladies' Patent Button Cloth Top Oxfords,
Regular $6.50.   Sale Price $4.75
Ladies' Tan Calf Lace Oxfords, Cloth Top,
Regular $6.50.   Sale Price $4.75
Ladies' Tan Calf Button Oxfords,
k   .                            Regular $6.50.   Sale Price $4.75
Ladies' Tan Calf Blucher Shoes,
Regular $6.75.   Sale Price $4.75
Ladies' Tan Calf Button Shoes,
Regular $6.75.   Sale Price $4.75
^adies' Black Cloth Top Patent Button Shoes,
Regular $6.75.   Sale Price $4.75
Watch this Space next week for further Specials.
License No. 8-19224
body.    They   cannot   persuade some affecled   by   the   war   demand, even
hundreds of thousands   of   Canadians thoul>'h   waBe   rates   nave   not been   _^
who own small shops that they should lowcre<1- The reason is that b°nU8e8 IN THE COUNTY COURT OP NAN- T Pi M/*I FAN
relinquish possession. They cannot are »° >onBer belnB Pald' and the em" AIMO HOLDEN AT CUMBERLAND *•*■*• IVlCI-i.U.r\l 1
convince other hundreds of thousands P'°yees are not working overtime. But w,t^m,b«, ™A Ta»„»tW
who Have accounts in the banks that ■«* d">Ps «■ «"*«»«• *> ** -"■ »   Take notice that by an order of His   . WatCnmakerand JeweM
their savings  should  be  put  into a low"  cost  per  unit  of  product  so Honor Ju(]ge Barker made fte ^ Agent  for the   HARMONOLA
common purse.   They cannot convince ™f aa a lower(.rate °' ?''*a.UC"°n' da of May, 1919, I was appointed ad- All the latest Books,   Magazines
some   millions   in   Canada,   many   of ^^Znl^lL^eT, "M*™0t * the «** « A™»« and Periodicals.
them wuge-eamers, who own or are "°;„g™" y„„."- ,„™°™'„„™™ ,„ Ledru, deceased,.and all parties hav-
paying  for  ther  houses,  that  these
1018, and  March,  1919, according to
the United States  Industrial Confer-
ing claims against the said estate are
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
houses should be given to Soviets, as u,e ¥"'™ Du"™ ",u"°""" ""■""•- hereby required to furnish same pro-
they were In Russia, for the purpose ence B°a»l. ">ey declined from the per,y Terlfle(l on or before ^ ^
ol billeting the chosen friends of the <""•'" of 65-9 Per cent '""ease over day of July  1919  and all
the 1914 figures to 61.3.   And there is
Soviet. l"c '»" "*ureB lo 01">*   """ """ m debted to tho said estate are required  OUMbtnLANU       HU I tL
"They cannot convince the owners "° reason (or «P*>t«»« ""'V «reat re" to pay the amount of their indebted- WM
of   taclories,   whether   Individuals   or 'l'i«lon "> tne essentials of the work- ^ (o me torthw,th_
stockholders, that their rights under n"*"'" budget-food, shelter, clothing,
MERRIFIELD,   Proprietor.
tJie law arc un illusion.   They cannot
Official Administrator.
fuel and light. The world has barely
convince any loyal citizen who has enough grain, and the channels are
acquired properly by Industry and CTer °Pel»"S wlder for the export ot
thrift that be is not entitled to the America's surplus. It will be long
free use and possession of It. "efore new building can make up the
"In tho discussions about the High "™ lost durl"S the war' and even
cosl of living there is a tendency to '">-'" ">« »'Bh level o{ railH '* llkely
forget the historical fact that great I" remain.»"><* tile>' wi" have already
wars are succeeded by great scarcity, """Cled   t'le   ™lue»   ol   real e8tate*
which often approaches famine. Dur- Clothing may possibly become a little SEALED TENDERS addressed to the
ing four and a half years the ener- cheaper on account of larger supplies undersigned,   aud   endorsed   "Tender
gics of the civilized world have been "f w°o1' but aliy BUch clian*Se wl" be 'or addition  to wharf, and dredging
devoted to destruction.    Food and all lo"8 "• developing,
kinds ot material  have  been
Dunamuir Ave..       Cuiiilim-lawi, B.C.
Canada Food Board License No. 10-4986
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockeryware and
General Merchandise.
___             -   _   CHARLIE SING CHONG, Cumberland
Coal, however, ls at Powell River, B.C.," will be received   H0NG CHONG & CO., Bevan.
slt„l likely to go higher rather than lower, at this office until  IS o'clock  noun,   	
since America ls now the cheapest Thursday, July 31st, 1919, for thc con-
producer In the world. As tor sun- struction ot an addition to the whurr,
dries, such ns carfare, movies, and u„j dredging it Powell River, District
ice cream sodas—they certainly wlll 0f Comox-Alberni, B.C.
arc source, and thoy will be dear »ot tumble with the signing of peace. pianB ami forms of contract can bo
' they become plentiful again. '''" expect materially cheaper prices seen a,„i specification and forms of
by way of cheaper labor Is therefore tender obtained at this Department, at
to expect  that
in stupendous quantities. Production
has been restricted through diversion
in effort The result Is a world scur-
ciiy.    Articles are dear now because
The largest raft that has ever been
floated has recently crossed tbe North
Sea from Trondjlicin, In Norwny, to
Ipswich.    It was 860ft. long, and 42l't.
workmen  will accept the offices oAthVoisArlci^Engineers'a[ broad*     U   dr6w    lim*   71n*    wla'"
plentiful   again,
Other  minor  factors  contribute,  but
thlB    is   Ihe   chief   explanation   Of   the ^sssnnillll^sm                                   mssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssm	
high cost of living less real wages than they did before Westminster,  B.C.,  Victoria,  B.C.,  at
"Therefore,  our  only  salvation   is l»l-».   If a permanent surplus of labor the Post Offices, Vancouver, B.C., nud <lra,,'fht  hid  been  Increased  by  the
nol  in lining less work, but ln doing wcre '" Prospect workers might, with Powell River. B.C.
more  work.    The war has Increased s"mc difficulty and n good deal of bad Tenders will not be considered un-
our  debt.    We have  fewer hands  to feeling,  be  forced  to  do  so.    But n iesB made on printed forms supplied
do the work that is necessary to pro- sboragc is likely to exist, granted that by the Department and ln accordance  "mber   steamboats  could   carry
vide for our wants and to pay our industry will return to anything like w|th conditions contained therein."     "*" """       '"""""' ""'"' ""
debts.   Our forests can only be cor- Hs full   capacity.     Immigration   has Each tender must be accompanied eneim* nor sails' " was towed by a
verted Into lumber, then into money, practically   ceased   In  the  last four by an accepted cheque on a chartered tug a" the way* The voyago was miu!<!
and   then   Into   food   and   clothing, years, and if It is not now debarred by bank payable to the order of the Mln- ln tempestuous weather, and the raft
through the efforts  of all connected In* It will be of extremely uncertain iBter ot publlc WorkB| equal t0 10 pc, arrived at the mouth of the Orwell 111
with the lumber Industry,   The ore in quantity.   Price levels in Europe are 0f the amount of the tender.    War the mlddle ot a gale*   The eabi" tor
the mines is useless until it is in a higher thnn our own, a greater scar- Loan BondB of the Dominion will also the  crew  of  tbia  stra»Be  float  was
marketable   condition.    The   land ls city of workmen exist there, and their be   accepted   as   securrity,   or   War built illt0 tbe afterl>art, the roof rising
fruitless until it is tilled and reaped, political and economic power is more Bo„dB and cheques If required to make a few feet above th* deek*   The cabln
We have great stores of raw material, highly organized.    American labor Is up an oai amount.                                    was very warm and comfortable, and
but they are valueless without work, becoming  more  conscious   of  power Note.-Blue prints can be obtained the V6s8el rolled 80 "ule Umt a SIai!s
and work must be defined in the broad and better able to use it.   Our work- at this Department by depositing an t«mbler on a 9he'f "ever moved.
est sense, the work of brains, the work era will expect not a smaller but a accepted bank cheque for the sum of                              **	
of capital and the work of hands." larger  share  of  the   wealth  of  the $io, payable to the order of the Mln-
  nation.     Purchasers   and   producers Ister of Public Works, which will be
" would be well advised not to wait for returned If the Intending bidder sub-
WAIT1NG r'OB LOWER PRICES l<nvcr prices and wages but to prepare mlt a regular Ibd.
 . for a reasonable satisfaction of that By order,
Statements  by   J.   Ogden   Armour, expectation.   Our   industrial   welfare R. c. DESROCHERS,
Major-General   Ooethals,   A.   Barton lies in a greater productivity and a Secretary.
Hepburn, Jacob II. Schiff and others more  economical  distribution  of  the Department of Publlc Works,
that no sudden and general reduction product. Ottawa, June 25tb, 1919.
launched, but when It arrived Its
draught had been increased
swelling of the timber to lift. It was
built of 4,750 tons of timber, which Is
more   than   five  ordinary   Norwegian
the raft possessed neither propelling
TENDERS will be received for the
reshlngllng of tho Fraternity Hall,
up to July 15th, 1919. For further
particulars apply to Wesley Willard,
Chairman ot the Trustee Board.
Sale. Good condition. Price reasonable.   Apply 98F, Courtenay, B.C.
An observance on the part of telephone users on
the following suggestions will save not only their time
but will also assure them better service:
Look in the telephone directory and be sure of the
Do not call until you are ready to talk.'
Speak plainly and listen carefully.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
of the DRINKS
Buy the products of the
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water Ful1 ^ine of Pure
Cascade Beer
Fruit Flavors.
The Beer Without a Peer.
All-over Aprons, made of fine
quality print, very special,
each   $1JI0
A spoi
Sale of Remnants,
.ling   all    the    latest
and   novelty   silks
dress  fabrics;   comes
Ii: ii
and waist lengths.
other useful, pur-
Under Sub-section 521 of the British Columbia Statutes, it is an offence to damage electric light and power
poles, and as the posting of bills and notices on said
poles constitutes damage thereto, therefore any person
or persons posting or causing to be posted any bills,
notices or advertisements, driving tacks, nails, or other
wise defacing or damaging any of the new poles being
erected by this Company will be immediately proceeded
against under the above provision. The penalty upon
conviction is TWO YEARS' imprisonment.
July 1.0th, and Continues for Fifteen Days.
HI WHEREAS, certain mischievously Inclined persons have tamp- 3 =3
=1 ered with the vulves on the mains of this company, thereby = =
5= allowing a considerable amount of water to run waste, we =•== =
*•**■*•*•* therefore wish to point out hat it is a serious oltetice to 53 35
***•= tamper with such valves, and should (he offending parties §§j jS
S; be apprehended they will be prosecuted to the very fullest **S SS
SS extent of he law. = =
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Phone 75 Co., Ltd. p. Q. 314
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.
Practical Automobile Mechanic
-    Cumberland, B.C.
Phone O
(Night or day)    °
Oils, Grease and Gasoline.        Cars Kept In Order by Contract.
Any Make of Car secured on the shortest notice.
SPECIALITY:—A Real Self-Starter for Ford Cars,
fully Guaranteed—The Only Thing—Call and See it.
Don't let your new car fall to pieces—a little practical attention
periodically will keep It to Its standard.
Marocchi Bros.
Grocers and
Cumberland and Courtenay, B.C.
License No. 8-25489
Royston Lumber Co.
.     LUMBER
Slab Wood (double load)...$4.00
Fire, Life and
Accident Insurance
Cumberland, B.C.
New Home Bakery
Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Wedding Cakei a Specialty
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
License No. G-1172
There never was a time when money could be invested to such
great advantage as now. This Great July Clearance Sale offers
values in Ladies' and Children's Ready-to-wear, Dress Goods,
and Boots and Shoes that are truly astounding.
Colored Habutai Silk', very special, 36in. wide, yd. 95c
Habutai Silk, the best washing silk we know of, 36in.
wide.   July Clearance Sale, per yard $1.65
Novelty Plaid and Stripe Silks, suitable for suits, dresses and skirts, 36in. wide, value to $4.50
ale Price per yard :._ $2.25
Colored Pongees, good quality" and pure of dressing,
37in. wide.   July Clearance Sale, per yard      .$1.75
Dependable Hosiery for Women and Children. When
yuo buy here you can depend upon getting the utmost value for your money.
Ladies' Lisle Hose, shades of. black, white, brown and
pink.  July Clearnec Sale Price Per pair 40c.
Ladies' Silk Boat Hose, reinforced at the heels and toes
shades of black, white and gray.   Sale Price ...85c.
Ladies Silk Hose, reinforced heels and toes, lisle garter ■
top, neat fitting, shades of Russian, pearl champagne
black and white.   Sale Price per pair $1.20
Children's Hose in small sizes, 4-4i/2,5-5i/2. Per pair 20c
Ladies' Radium Clock Stocking, beaver, fawn and gray
reg. 2.95.   July Clearance Sale, per pair $1.75
Extra Strong Stockings for Boys and Girls at 45c. pair.
Every pair is guaranteed to wear well, knit from
selected cotton yarn of excellent qaulity. This quality
stocking is superior to any 70c. cotton hose on the
market to day. Get your sharer at the great saving
in cost.   The sizes are i'rom 0 to 10. Pair 15c.
Boys' Bloomers, $1.10. Parents, why pay high prices
for your boys' pants? They scull' them out just
the same. Two pairs for the price of one. They come
in durable tweed, bloomer style, lined throughout,
sizes 22 to 32.   Price $1.10
Women's Vests of fine ribbed cotton, with or without
sleeves.   July Clearance Sale price 30c.
Women's Combinations in popular makes of cotton,
square-shaped neck and sleeveless style and knee
lengths.   Sale Price per pair 80c.
Women's Bloomers of fine balbriggan cotton, with elastic on the waist and knee; colors sky blue, pink, and
white.   Sale Price per pair •. $1.00
Girls' Vests of fine ribbed cotton, with short sleeves,
sizes 2 to 12 years.   Price two for 55c.
Girls' Sateen Bloomers, very special.    Per pair....75c.
Ladies' Black Sateen Bloomers. Sale Price $1.25
Girls' B.C. Corsets,   July Clearance Sale 75c.
Come in and look around. All our Stock is Reduced during the
Big Sale from 25 to 45 per cent off the dollar. Skirts, Kimonos,
Silk and Wool Sweaters, Dresses, Silk and Voile Waists, Shoes,
and Millinery, etc.
Ladies'  White Cotton  Gloves,
Special 25c.
Laii'efl) Patent Leather
Pimps, July ploarance Salfl
Price por pair  if>!UO
Ladies Wear Specialists
nun jiarie oshorm: in
"I'UI'lll BY lfROXY."
[tgwtt'ai.V -i~2^ 2K£i.'Jtr,i'.-ri"m
D. Campbell's
Ae&t Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Polk and Mutton.
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Have you* tried our Pickled Pork
and Corned Beef ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish will be
on hand.
License No. 9-3902
I) It.
Phone HA
Office:   KINO BLOCK,
Cumberland, B.C.
First Class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
Cumberland, B. C.
License No. 10-1600
Baby Marie Osborne, thc little girl
who la ii photoplay star ln ber own
right, will be seen at the llo Ilo
Theatre on Wednesday, July 16th, In
"Cupid by Proxy," a romantic comedy
feature In which she registered u
tremendous hit when the picture play
bad Its premiere In New York.
Unlike most prodigies, Baby Marie
has remained a sweet and winsome
child ln spile of tbe prominence she
has attained in her profession since
she made her debut three years ago.
"Does your little girl enjoy her
work?" a visitor ot the Pathe-Dlando
studios asked Leon Osborne, the little
star's father. He laughed. "It Isn't
work at all to Marie," he said. "Her
hours here at the studio are arranged
so as iiot to interfere with her daily
sessions with her books. I suppose
tbut Marie ls as far advanced lu elementary education as most little girls
two or three years older than she ls.
This is not because Marie ls any
brighter than "other little girls, but
merely because she has had the advantage of private tuition which began
two years ago. When It comes time
for us to go to tho studio to make tho
pictures, Marie Is as delighted as If
sbe were to go out and play lu tbe
MXIaiyS Sunshine
AFURNa^CE easy to manage; a furnace that is
economical of fuel; a furnace that will heat
your home comfortably.
This is the proposition we offer in the Sunshine.
McCIary's heating experts will plan a heating system for you witfhout charge—a heating system that
they guarantee will heat your home comfortably.
If you want to be sure of COMFORT;
if .you want a durable, honestly built
furnace, well installed, put the problem
up to us. '
Ask about the LITTLE DRAFT-
JtlAN that turni on the drafts
<uid regulates them automatically.
Sold b>
C.   H.   TARBELL   &   SON
fields iwth other llttlo boys and girls, than as an aid to tbo plot."                  Marie Invariably arrives al tbe wrong
Of course you have noticed that in all Moot   school   teachers   agree   mat conclusion In the Waller of mure ad-
her pictures Marie has one or more girls seem to take more readily to ma- dltlon ol* *,i sing u ro , oi figures, but
children  who  have  important   parts, themiaic:: than toys.    Likewise girls Bhe  can  toll   outytantlally  the  facts
This Is a set plan wo have worked have a.  distaste   for   geography  ami  co jrni   |   ail   Llstorrlc   Incident   In
out, more to keep tho child Interest history.    Nut so with Baby Osborne, connect* n v Uh the founding and pro-
alive and paramount ln  the   picture Her   governess    reports   that   Baby cress of Aniemca. FOUR
Cumberland Motor Works
Auto Repairs,
General Blacksmithing,
Acetylene Welding
Accessories,   Gasoline and Oils
Sole Agents for
The Powerlight Manifold Heater
Gas Saver for Ford Cars
Thomson & Cameron
First-Class Mechanics
Phone 7. P.O. Box 595
The Electric
Trouble Shooter
for FORD Cars.
It will burn out shorts in coils, which are caused by
pieces of wire, etc., getting across the contact, recharge the magnets without taking down the engine.
in one and a half hours' time. We can test out your
motor in ten minutes and tell you if you have a broken
magnet. There is absolutely no guess about it. If
your Ford is missing and does not pull as it should, let
us test out your magneto.
A Test will Cost You Nothing.
A weak spark will case missing and a great
loss of power and waste of gasoline.
Re-Charge and Burnt Shorts, $5.00
The HOME of the FORD.
Phone 16
Courtenay, B.C.
New Colors and Designs
1919 Stock Now on Sale
Our Stock of Furniture, Ranges, Beds and Bedding
is well Assorted and Complete in all Lines.
Try Our Groceries - Lower Price
than any other Store in Town
Van Camps Pork and Deans Old Dutch Cleanser
.'1 tins for 30c. 5Iti  tin  60c.
Clark's  Pork  and  IScans Gold Dust... 8 pkg. for $1,04
2 tins for 25c. Peas 5 „„„ for ,L
Pink Salmon iitti fin 20c. Corn and Beans   4 tlnna 9<c
Itcd Salmon  25c        Ramsay Soda Biscuits 25c,
Tomatoes, 21b tins, Northwest Family Soda Bis-
f. tins for 95c. cults   85c.
K.   ABE &   CO.
Comox District—Highway Bridge over
the Tsable River, near Fanny Bay
Station,  distant  about  Four  Miles
from Union Bay, Vancouver Island,
SEALED    TENDERS,    endorsed    as
above, wlll be received at the Department   ot   Provincial   Public   Works,
Victoria, B.C., up to noon of June 5th
next, for the erection and completion
of a bridge over the Tsable River.
Drawings, specifications, forms of
contract and tender may be seen in
Room No. 7, East Wing, Parliament
BulldlingB, Victoria, B.C.; ln the offlce
of the District Engineer, Court-house,
Vancouver, B.C.; and In the Govern■•
inent Agent's Ofllce, Cumberland and
Nanaimo, B.C., on und after the 14th
Tenders must be accompanied by an
accepted bank cheque or certificate ot
deposit, made payable to the Honourable the Minister of Public Works, for
a sum equal to ten (10) per cent, nt
the tender as security for the due
fulfilment ot the contract, which shall
be forfeited if the party tendering
declines to enter Into contract when
called upon to do so, or if he fails to
complete the work contracted for.
The cheques of unsuccessful tender-
era will be returned to them upon the
execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied
and signed with the actual signature
of the tenderers.
Public Works Engineer,
of   Provlnciial     Public ;
B.C., May 12th, 1919.       =
Is Now Open for Business In the
Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland, B.C.
Taken Every Day.
First Class Work Guaranteed.
The Season for Portrait Has  Come.
Enlarging a Epecialty.
Films Developed for Amateurs
P.O. Box 203 Cumberland.
745 Yates St.,
Victoria, U.C.
LEARN—These are the big paying
lines of the future. Skilled men
aud women are always ln demand
In the after war re-adjustment
only trained persons will be wanted.
Start now to learn. Send for catalogue today. WHAT DO YOU
WANT TO BE? We train you In
electrical, mechanical, mining and
steam engineering. Ship and mechanical drafting. Also courses in
Navigation, Agriculture, Stenography, automobile, languages, chemistry, telephone and other subjects.
International Corres pondence
SchoolB, P.O. Box 1121, Nanaimo,
B.C., J. H. Mllsom, Manager.
Owing to the confusion In mall
orders of this medicine, we aro
advancing the price from $5.20
to $5.50, and paying all charges.
This will give our many customers quicker service.
MRS.   GEO.   S.   ALMAS
524 4th Arc, North, Saskatoon.
Special Sa
Ladies' Oxfords
SHADES; Tan and Black in a good
Assortment of Leathers.
PRICE per pair $3.65
Special Prices
Mens' Ladies' and Childrens' White
For Values See Our Window
Secure a few pairs quick, as they
are sure to go out soon. The price
will sell them.
Phone 3-8
When purchasing an auto see Thos.
Hudson, of Union Bay, B.C., representing the Auto Transfer of Nanaimo,
and agent for the Comox District for
the Clirevolct, Overland, Dodge, Hudson Six, Cadillac, Chalmers and Republic Truck.
TO RENT—lirlloomcd house, with 30
acres cleared, ready for cultivation
or Information and particulars, apply to 12. II. HICKS-BEACH, Courtenay, B.C.
Make Old Clothes Look Like New
LADIES' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  $1.76
SKIRTS Cleaned and Pressed  $!•**
WAISTS Cleaned and Pressed  9'M
GENTS' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed $1.50 and $2.00
OVERCOATS Cleaned and Pressed  $1.60 and $1.75
SUITS Sponged and Pressed  75c.
1 DRBSSlES Dyed and Pressed  $2.50 und up
SKIRTS Dyed and Pressed  M.B0.
WAISTS Dyed and Pressed $1.50
OENTS' SUITS Dyed and Pressed ISM
OVERCOATS Dyed and Pressed  - $2.50 to $11.00
Phone 104 P.O. Box 191
Great West Tea
Now 65c. per pound.
'Obtainable Only at
Licence No. 8-172
Phone 71


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