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SEE and HEAR
Puttin'on the Ritz
with an All Star Cast
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FORTY-NINTH   YEAR—No.   47.
Cumberland Islander
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AT THE
Ilo-Ilo Theatre
THIS WEEK END
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WITH  WHICH  IS  CONSOLIDATED  THE  CUMBERLAND   NEWS.
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tovlnclii! iikrar;   Mar.1117
CUMBERLAND.  BRITISH COLUMBIA FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER   21st,   1930.
SUBSCltlFTION   PRICE;   TWO  DOLLARS  PUR ANNUM
B.C. To Fight ChmesertLlT*
Coal Importation
year up to date, are as follows;
1924.—83 tons bituminous from
China.
1924.—1710 tons bituminous from
Japan.
1925.—7."*}6 tons bituminous from
Japan.
192B.—30:1 tons bituminous from
Japan.
1927.—325 tons bituminous from
Japan.
1929.—112 tons anthracite from
Japan.
1930.—2 tons anthracite from
China to date.
It will be seen from thc figures
quoted thnt coat from Japan and
China has been coming into the
Province for the last six years in
small driblets. The shipment expected yesterday is a new departure, and,
as the Minister of Mines points out in
his telegram to the secretary of thc
Fuel Board, constitutes a formidable
menace to the Island coal trade,
which is already in a poor condition.
It is at least reassuring to know that
the Mines Department is night on the
job, and that Mr. Neill is alive to
the interests and welfare of his coal
mining constituents,
The importation of fifteen hundred
tons of Chinese coal may not be a
very big thing in itself, but it represents a day's work for every miner
in Cumberland, and in any event it
ought to be stopped. During the last
Federal campaign we were promised
protection for the rial mining industry, and we honestly believe that the
Ottawa authorities will take such action as is possible, eliminating any
further shipments from the same
source.
The Cumberland Board of Trade
during the week also registered a
strong protest with the government
on the news being received here that
such a shipment of coal was due.
SUFFERS SEVERE
SHOCK FOLLOWING
INJURY BY CAR
Auto   Driven    by   Japanese   Knock*
Down  Resident  at  Pott
Office Corner
Miniiter   of   Mines   Makes   Vigorous
Protest to Ottawa! A. W. Neill,
Also   Wires   Authorities;
Fears  the  Effect  on
Unemployment
The Provincial Government has
thrown its weight behind the coal industry of British Columbia in nn effort to stop the importation of Chinese anthracite coal, reported now on
its way across thc Pacific.
In a statement issued Monday,
Hon. W. A. McKenzie, minister of
mines, made it known that as early
as October 3 he had taken this matte up with the Federal Government
and that he intends to press tt further in conference with Hon. W. A.
Gordon, federal minister of mines,
here shortly.
On October 3, Mr. McKenzie wired
thc Dominion Fuel Board, declaring
that the present importation of 1500
tons of Chinese coal "could only have
the effect of further disrupting an
already seriously shattered market".
The fuel board replied that it was
investigating the whole question,
F. G. Neate, secretary of the board
with Mr. Gordon will be in British
Columbia next week, Mr. McKenzie
suid. "It has been my intention since
first learning of the coming of this
coal to British Columbia to take the
business up in person with Mr. Gordon at the earliest opportunity," Mr.
McKenzie declared. ".This I propose
doing. In the meantime I have telegraphed the Hon. Ryckman, minister
of national revenue.
A. W. Neill, M.P. for this district
also added his protest sending on
November 13th, the two following
telegrams in connection with the
matter:-
To The Hon. E. B. Ryckman
Minister of National Revenue,
Ottawa.
Cargo of Chinese eoal will arrive
Vancouver shortly. Mined under
conditlos of Chinese labor which will
make competition by our white miners here impossible. Will ruin our
Vancouver Island mines and enormously increase the already severe unemployment. Urge you collect special duty under provisions of sec. 43
of Customs Act and sec. 6 of Tariff
Act. A valuation of fourteen dollnrs
a ton for this anthracite would mean
a dumping duty of four dollars a ton
which would probably suffice. Early
publication of your intention to so
act would stop further shipments
which is whnt wc want to prevent.
A. W. NEILL.
Hon, E. B, Ryckman,
Minister of Nationnl Revenue,
Ottawa.
Dear Mr. Ryckman,
I have information from Vancouver thnt there is now on the water
and will arrive at Vancouver very
shortly, a cargo of anthracite coal
from China, mined of course by Chinese men (and women) at wages
and under conditions which make it
impossible for our miners here to
compete with. It is going to spell
ruin to our Vancouver Island coal
mines, already hardly hit by the
competition of fuel oil.
I submit that this is a condition
peculiarly appropriate for thc operation of sec. 43 of the Customs Act,
which gives you power to fix an arbitrary value on this coal. Thereafter,
a special duty can be levied under
sec. 6 of the Customs Tariff Act as
amended this last session.
Speedy action is required as even
one cargo slipped in free under the
ordinary tariff would much increase
unemployment in the Island eoal
mines, As the representative of a
large number of coal miners I would
be glad to testify in the House that
your prompt use of these provisions
saved the situation, provided you put
the valuation high enough.
You may remember that I voted
with the Government in favour of
these amendments when they were
being passed last session.
A. W. NEILL.
tt is just possible that thc Government nt Ottnwa, by means of the
laws passed at the last session of
parliament, can make this shipment
now due an unprofitable one for thc
importers. It is interesting to note
that the Minos Department knows
the importers, and that it has passed
its information on to the Dominion
Fuel Board. It may he taken for
granted that the authorities at  Ot-1 CHRISTMAS MAILS
nstructions Given to Board of Works
That All Unemployed Be
Given Equal Chance
Union Bay And!Feather Pushers
Divided Comox Tied At!   ^^anaimo
Head of League
Return Games  Played at  Courts of
Nanaimo  Club
Lone Cumberland
Entry Wins Cup
Mrs. J. Frame of Cumberland was
rather badly shaken up and bruised
on Thursday evening when a car, said
to be driven by S. Nakamura knocked the unfortunate lady down at the
Post Office corner. Mrs. Frame was
proceeding along Dunsmuir nvenue
and crossing from the old Royal
Bank building towards the Japanese
jcwelery store and when about two
feet off the side walk was struck by
the car driven by Nakamura who
came down Dunsmuir avenue, turning at the Post Office corner to proceed up Third street. Mrs. Frame
was tended by Dr. MacNaughton who
ordered her removal to the General
Hospital where she is resting as well
as can be expected. As far as could
be ascertained the unforunate lady
suffered no broken bones but was
badly bruised and shaken.
Nakamura will appear in Police
Court tomorrow afternoon where he
will have to answer to a charge of
driving to the common danger.
ENTRIES FOR
TOURNAMENT
CLOSE SATURDAY
Entries for the singles crib tournament at the Athletic club will positively close this Saturday. There are
a large number of entries up to date
and several games have already been
pulled off. Everybody plays everybody and the greatest number of won
games will decide the winner.
The doubles tournament is expected to be finished by Sunday.
Thc regular meeting of the city
council held on Monday night was of
short duration and was presided over
by His Worship the Mayor with Aldermen Parnham, Mumford, Ledingham, Henderson, and Bannerman
present.
A communication was received
from the Electric Light Company in
reply to the council's request for u
statement of receipts and expenditures from August, 1929, up to the
present, stating that the financial
year of the company ended in January and as it would entail considerable expenditure to bring the audi-
to over frrr.fi Vancouver to make an
audit of the books and prepare a
statement for the council, it was
suggested that the council wait until the 15th of January when a statement would be prepared by the auditor.
Due consideration was given to the
comunication and following a little
discussion the city clerk was instructed to write to the Electric Light
Company signifying the council's
willingness to wait until January 15.
A communication wns also received
from J. H. Robertson asking that
something he done at the rear of his
residence to stop the rain from flooding the back verendah and kitchen.
As this is one of the houses built under the soldier housing scheme and
Mr. Robertson being a tenant only,
the chairman of the board of works
was given power to undertake the
necessary repairs.
Bills and accounts to the amount
of $5t'J1.82 were presented and if
found correct ordered to be paid. Reports of committees showed that all
departments were in a satisfactory
condition. On the chairman of the
board of works reporting progress
so far as the relief work was concerned, the Mayor asked Alderman Henderson how he proposed to distribute
the work evenly amongst the unemployed. The Mayor said he had noticed the same men at work last
week .ind this led him to ask just
what system the board of works had
adopt id. He did not want to see
more work go to one person than
another and thought a number of the
single men should be given an opportunity. After an explanation by Alderman Henderson, it was suggested
that all relief work be handed out
ns equitable as possible.
Under the general borrowing bylaw No. 89, authority was granted to
borrow the sum of $4,000 from the
Royal Bank of Canada, the Mayor,
city clerk and finance committee to
sign the necessary papers.
Tenders for auditing of the books
of the city and books of the board of
school trustees were then opened, the
first being from Edgar W. Foreman,
chartered accountant, of Ladysmith,
whose price was $200 for the city
books and $25 for the books of the
school trustees. The only other tender in was from Messrs. Dick' and
Mcintosh offering to do the auditing
of the books for $100 and $50 respectively. Without discussion the
tender was awarded to Messrs. Dick
and Mcintosh.
Basketball Girls'
Whist And Dance
The Girls' Eagle basketball club
held a very successful whist drive and
dance in the Veterans' hall on Saturday last when twenty-one tables of
whist were in play. The winner of
the ladies' first prize was announced
as Mrs. Alex Walker with 150 points.
Mrs. George Richardson and Miss E.
Laing tied for second place with 149
points. On the cut of the cards Mrs.
G. Richardson was declared the winner. The gent's first prize went to
Mrs.' Westfleld (substituting), with
a score of 158 points, second prize
going to Mr. G. Brown with 146
points. After refreshments had been
served by the girls, adjournment was
made to the dance hall upstairs where
a jolly dance was held, terminating
on the stroke of 12. Music for the
dance was supplied by Jimmy Walker and his Sunnyside orchestra.
The  girls of thc  basketball  club
are deeply grateful to the following
| merchants for their hearty support
and   generosity  in   donating  prizes,
food, etc.; A. McKinnon, C. H. Tar-
FOR OVERSEAS. j bell    and    Son,    Sutherland's    Dry
Parcels nnd other mail for delivery  Goods, Tommy Nakanishi,  Frelone's
in European countries before Christ-1 Grocery, Marcchi Bros.    Thanks are
mas should be mailed within the next | also tendered to Mr.  Sam Cameron
ten days and at the very latest to I for taking charge of the whist.
connect with, the Ss. Duchess of York .  ■
from Saint John, December 5th. Lo-' Mrs. A. Mclnnis, of Vancouver, is
cal residents .should mail their Old I the guest of her brother and sister-
Country parcels at the Cumberland | in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Thomson,
Post Office by November 27th. ' West Cumberland.
H. S. BASKETBALLERS
DEFEAT COURTENAY.
The usual weekly basketball tilt
between Cumberland and Courtenay
High School teams resulted in the
former winning both games. The
girls winning handily by a score of
36 points to 1. The boys was a little
more even but the final score was
well in Cumberland's favor, reading
20-12. The local girls have now five
games to their credit and the boys,
after losing the first three games
managed to record wins in the laBt
two encounters.
tawa will lose nn time in attending
to this matter. The shipment was
due in Vancouver yesterday but up
to the time of going to press no other
word has been received.
It may be added that the importation to this Provice of small quantities of Oriental coal is not a new
thing. These importations for the
past six years, including those of this
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Some  very  interesting badminton
All teams in District Cribbage Le**u>|*nme8 We/e Pta>'ed. at the courts of
Fulfill   FUlure
the N'anaimo badminton club on Saturday afternoon Inst when a number
The race in the Cumberland artdfof Iocnl Pl»y«"> Journeyed down to j
district cribbage league tightened upJP1***  " ****** of *ames     Miwi  Doi\
fter
thi1* week when after all teams in
the league had fulfilled their games
this week it was noticed that Union
Bay md Comox were tied at the
head of the table with nine points
each. The shipping boys only managed to make a draw with the Athletics in their own club rooms whilst
Comox soundly beat the Oddfellows.
The Conservatives also rigstered a
good win nver the Vets., last
Maxwell, of Cumberland wns, per-
haps the outstanding player on the
local side, her deadly smashes in most
cases having her opponents well
beaten, LePas for the Nanaimo ilea i
was in deadly form, his "cross-court'
shots" being exceptionally good.
There was a fair gallery of spectators present and thc games interest-1
ing and thoroughly enjoyable.
The  following are the  names  of
champions and Courtenay Elks went the Pl«ye« und resultant scores, thej
home joyful after beating the Eagles!fir9t namt'd and SPOrPS representing,
at Cumberland, this being the Elks'tne nome team,
first  victory. Mixed Doubles
Th* re was a good turnout at the i Number on Nanaimo team playing I
Memorial hall when the Vets, enter-] No- l Courtenay team and so on I
tainod the Conservatives, the latter !down the n'at:
leading all the way through to boat! No* l-—Miss Rogers and Max
the Vets, by 22 points to 14. This | Blunt vs, Miss MacKinnon und Capt.
visitors were royally entertained foi-1 Aah, 16-7,16-2.
lowing the games. No.  '£.—Miss  Hawthornwaite and
At the Eagles' hall, the Courtenuy! Leo  WBw  "■■   Mii,s  c,*rey  n"d  *•>■
Elks registered their first win so far Lockhati, 16-12, 16-9.
this season, the final scores reading,!     No* 3.—Miss \V.  Fox and J.  Mc-
Elks 24, Eagles,  12.    A social time Cansh vs. Mrs. Cope nnd A, Walker
followed,   tho   Eagles   living  up   to 115-4, 15-4.
their reputation as first class hosts,      No* ■»•—Miss E. Gray and F. Han-
Comox at home defeated the Odd-  »n vs* Miss Maxwell nnd W. Brown
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POST OFFICE GIVES !
CHRISTMAS WARNING !
ON MONEY ORDERS ;
The  post office  department \
advises that money orders Bent j
to  places overseas  should   be j
purchased by Dec. ] or ;is soon j;
thereafter us possible. Payment I
of Canadian money orders can i
only be made at un office over •>
seas when an advice of the or- \
dor has  been  received  at   that i
office,   Advices have to bo for- I
warded through exchange  of- \
fires of the country where th-* j
order is issued and of the coun- i
try where the order is  to   be X
paid.    Therefore  they   usually |
nif later in reaching the place \
of payment than the letter con- }
taining the money order.
First Aid Contest at Nanaimo Keenly
Contested;  Young Cumberland
Team  Congratulated
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fellows by a score of 22 tu 14. This
win puts the ranchers in an equal
position with Union Bay, the latter
only !>eing able to draw with the
Athlct lea after being behind al!
night.     At one stage of  the  game
8-16, 12-16.
No.5 .—Miss M. Harwood and W.
Huddlestone vs. Mrs. Fairbairn and
R. Idiens,  10-15,  18-16, 4-15.
No. 6.—Miss Jessup and R. Burton
i vs.   Miss   Duncan   and   W.   Dobson,
Northern Half
Of Island Is Rich
Agricultural Area
Island    Need*   More     Highways    For
Progress; P. Leo Anderton Urge,.
Tour by Victoria Chamber
the  Athletics  led   12-6  and  it  wasjl6-18*  iQ'W-
only in the last round that the Bay! Udles* Doubles
boys nulled up to split the points.      No. 1.—Misses Rogers and J. Haw
Social    times   followed   both   these
game.'-. Standing of the various teams
in the league up to date is as follows:
Crib League Standing
OWL
Union Bay  5
Comox
Conservatives
Vets	
Athletics 	
Eaglen   	
Oddfellows  	
Courtenay 	
Acquirement Of
Plateau Area
WillBe Urged
Courtenay-Comox   Board   of
Take,  Action  Following
C.P.R. Sum,
Survey of the Forbidden Plateau
by tho C.P.R., undertaken as a result of the efforts of the Courtenay-
Comox Board of Trade and the Courtenay nnd Comox District Mountaineering Club has been completed.
The announcement of the completion of the survey was learned by the
Courtenay-Comox board at its regular meeting when a letter from D. C.
Coleman, vice-president C.P.R. West-
Less than half the length of Vancouver Island can be attained \,y way
of roads, according to i\ I.. Anderton, of Courtenay, the president of
No. 1.—Misses Rogers and J. Haw- the Associated Hoards of Trade of
thornwaite vs. Misses MacKinnon and  Vancouver Island, who was a gueal
CBrey, 16-11, 16-5. of the directors of the Victoria Cham-
No. 2.—Misses E. Gray and M. be of Commerce at luncheon Mon-
H»r\vood vs. Mrs. Cope and Miss day. "Roads and more roads" for
Maxwell, 15-3, 16-8. the Islnnd is the crying need of the
No. :;.—Misses W. Fox and Jes up hour In his opinion.
vs. Ms. Fairbairn and Miss Duncan,      it  was a mistaken  idea that the
10-16. 16-9, 16-0. people often entertained thai   there
Mcn'a Doublea was  no  good   farming  land   on   l!n-
No. 1.—Max Blunt and Leo LePas northern half of the Islnnd,   Ilis own
vs. Capt. Ash nnd D, Lockhart, 15-8,  opinion   after going all   round   thc
17-14. Island and into many parti  of the in-
N'o. 2—J. McCansh and F. Hanna terior of it, was thai there was more
vs. A. Wnlkor and W. Brown, 7-15, go„d agricultuul land north of Cour-
9-16- itenny than there was sooth of it.
No. :l—VV. Huddlestone and R. Mr. Andorlori Mi thut th,- city of
Burton vs. R. Idiens nnd W. Dobson, Victoria should be intensely Interest-
10-15, 4-15. erl in the matter of tho building of
Mixed Doubles— Number 1 Nana!-1 roods throughout the Island.    It ,;-.,/
mo team  playing  No.  2  Courtenay  most essential to the industrial  life
of   TranTa|tconi and vice versa and so on down Lf the city.    If help were not given
th" Hat: in the providing of roads the develop-
No. 1,—Miss Rogers and M. Blunt j m,.nt „f the northern part of the 1s-
vs. No. 2., Miss Carey and D. Lock-:|,,nl| would lie slow,
hot,  16-8, 16-8.
No. 2—Miss J. Hawthornwaite and i Road*  '"'P""""
Leo LePas vs No. 1, Miss MacKinnon |     (;"1"1 roads had shown what would
and Cnpt. Ash. 16-11, 15-4. ] result in the matter of trade in as
No. 3.—Miss Fox and ,I. McCansh 11«" ^ the Improvements had been
vs. No. 4, Miss Maxwell and W. carried out up to Courtenny. It wus
Brown, 18-16, 11-15, 7-15. j •>>' the roads that the hulk of the light
No. 4.—E. Gray and V. Hanna vs. traffic was moved.   Victoria had inn-
No.   3,  Mrs.   Cope  and  A.   Walker,
15-10. 17-14.
No. 5.—Miss M, Harwood anil \V
ern lines, to C. S. Wood, president of Huddlestone vs. No. fi, Miss Duncm
thc Mountaineering Club ,was read. | ami \y.  Dobson,   15-8,, 0-16,   18-16.
It has been found, Mr. Coleman!    \j0. 6.—Miss Jessup and R. Bur-
stated that there was one block oflton Vs. No. 5, Mrs. Fairbairn and R.
timber on the plateau which would {idiens. 3-15, 15-13, 7-16.
be of value if worked in conjunction
with the larger body outside the area,
but suggested that there should  be
no difficulty in arranging for an exchange if thc government wished the
area for park purposes.    Mr. Cole-
I Accident Mars
Basketball Game
filed liy the supplying of these. Similar results would follow If the road*
were carried still further. Tin* beal
results would lit- obtuined by Un
construction of roods ahead of settlement.
Tn referring to the position whin!
the Vi torio Chamber of Commerce
occupied iu the Islnnd Associated
Hoards Mr. Anderton said thai Vic
"he first aid Indoor contests held
I under auspices of the Vancouver Is
: land Mine Safety Association and
the Povlnrciol Government were held
in Un* Oddfellows' hall, Nanaimo, >•■
Saturday evening lust. There wns
oni) one entry from Cumberland,
' No. I mine team, captained by M.
Brown and consisting nf W. Bennio
T. Eccleston, H. Horbucy and .1
| Buchanan, This team did excellent
twork and captured the first prize in
■ihe senior men's competition foi
| which the A. R. Wilson cup was
awarded ,the pr.ii-.es in addition being
handsome safety razor sets. This
team also won second place in the
Men's Senior open event, the judges
j having a hard time to decide the
winners so close did the local boys
inine tn winning this contest also.
The team was the youngest entering
the senior events and were the recipients of many congratulations on
their Bplendld achievement.
Some very good work was done by
the hams in all tin* events and the
judges had a very hard task to make
H filial decision. On one occasion they
found il necessary to visit the two
high teams twice before rendering a
decision. A very pleasing feature of
the meet was the entry of a team
from the B. C. Cement Works, at
Bninberton, this being the first occasion in which a team from this dis-
tii'-i has entered, The team was accompanied by the manager of the
works. Mr. H. Anderson, who following the competition thanked the mine
safety association for the reception
tendered to his team.
The prizes were presented to the
successful contestants by Inspector
T. R. Jackson, in the unavoidable alienee of Hon. W. A. McKenzie, minister of mines, through the pressure
of departmental business, the same
reason account ine; for the absence
of Chief Inspector Jas Dickson,
Inspectors T. R. Jackson and Geo.
O'Brien and Secretary W. Moon; had
all the arrangements for the meet
well in hand and all events were run
off without a single hitch.
Following the presenting of prizes
refreshments were served to a number of the visitors, following which
Mr. Anderson of Bambcrton thanked
the association for the geat reception accorded to the Bamberton visitors and extended an invitation to
visit them at Bamberton when everything possible would be done to at
least equal the great reception accorded to himself and colleagues. Inspector Jackson on behalf of the association replied and tendered thanks
to the doctors and other examiners
for their geat help.
Judges were; Dr. 0. G. Ingham,
Nanaimo, chief judge; Dr. Hicks,
Cumherland; A. J. Dnllaln, Hon. Sec
I B.C. Executive of St, John Amlm-
/flnce Ass'n, Victoria; A. J. Taylor,
Cumberland; -las. Dclaney and Jos.
I Barton, Nanaimo,
man also stated, however, that inves-
Player and Referee CUih in Weekly
Tilt
tigations were still being made with i
a view to finding out the mineral pos- j 	
Bibillties of the area and recommend- [ Thc usual basketball games were
ed that if either the Dominion or i played on Friday night lust in the
provincial governments were interest-[Band  hall  when  the   Piket  Electric
ed that they approach the C.P.R. with
a tangible proposition.
The board went on record as being in favor of asking the government to take steps to acquire this
area by exchange, or otherwise, soon
as possible in order that suitable provision might be made to prevent the
spoiling of the area  for  park  pur
Paddy's ladies clashed in the first
game with the Cumberland Kagles1
girls' team. The game was exciting
from start to finish, fast and full uf
thrills. The game was marred by an
accident to Miss Gwen Fairbairn, of
the Courtenay team who had the mis-
fortune to sustnin a badly sprained
right ankle.    She was rushed to the
toria should act more as a big Iii
to thc rest of the Island. Ik* at
that. Instend of waiting for tin* other
boards to take action and ask the
assistance of Victoria, ii would be
better for Victoria to take the lead
and urge upon the Government the
roquiements nf the outlying pans.
Advises   Tour
He advised the members of the
Victoria Chamber of Commerce to
make tours through Un* Island ami
visit the other boards,   There would
Junto.
Prize
Hoys,
Capt..
Winners
lst, .Nanaimo.—Geo,
James   Kemp.   Male
poses.    It was pointed out that due I Cumberland General Hospital where
to the large number of people now I an ex-ray examination revealed that
no bones had been broken. The game
was continued following the accident
to the Courtenay player and
going to the plateau, wild flowers and
plants were being taken in Urge
quantities and trees were being cut
down in locations which would .seriously detract from the beauty of
the park.   The dominion government
will be asked to plant additional lakes! narrow margin of one point,
on  the  plateau  with   500,000  Kam-|     The game between the P.K.I'
loops trout eggK.
The  high  price of gasoline cam.,
up  for   discussion   and   the   geneia1
The   Associated   Board
•  fori I  u
Splendid organization, wh
di acted as
a sort of clearing house t
or tho vari
OUl   pails of the Island.
The  repie
sentativoa of the various
todies could
grt together there and 1
resh things
Out  to the satisfaction of
all.
Mr.  Anderton  was  inl
reduced  by
ly were the teams matched that the
result
whisth
I*. B. Fowler, presideni of the chain
ber, os one who wm  alwny*  fair In
was  in doubt   until  the  final
, the Eagles winning by tho
men
and the local Kagles started immediately after the girls' game and was
won rather easily by the Kagles. The
his office as president of thc Assoc!
j aled Boards. He spoke in high terms
! of the ability shown by him iu his
I administration of affairs.
feeling was thnt there was no justi-1 continual crabbing of McKenzie of
fictttion for a higher price in Cour- the P.E.Pa got referee Build's sweet [
tenay than Duncan and othe point* j temper all ruffled with the result
on the Island. - that   the   official  arbiter  tossed   the
  f whistle to McKenzie and Invited the
The Cumberlnnd  United Quoiting player to do the refereeing job. The
club will hold a big banquet tonight i p.K.P.s were entirely off their game
in the King George Hotel,  when a  und were swamped by a score of.  .
large    number    of    members    and  und  were  swamped   by  a  score   of
friends are expected to attend. 146-11 •
EAGLES TO PLAY
TYEE B.  ELEVEN.
Tho local Kagles bi
er eleven will
Re
clock
play the TyeeB team
tion   Ground,  Sunday
when the following will do duty fori
the locals: C. Tobacco, J. Blown, and   Nana
Ed. Bickle. 11. Jones, II. Conrod and   Walt,
J. Weir. R, Howay. \V. Slant, H. (iili
son, H. McFarlane and I,. Hart hold
Scotty Hunter and  Bradley will ac
as reserves
ther Gunnlsi
ised Odgers, Wilt   Broderick. E. Stolzen-
burg.
Second, Nanaimo—R, Harrison,
Jus Alexander, A. Dunn, B, Gordon,
B. Roberto.
Junior Girls, l>t Nanaimo—Doris
Campbell, Capt.. Isabel Shaw, May
'•'later, Anne Moore, Vivian Stobbart
Second, Nanaimo.—Helen Brown,
Ca)H., Constance Mm ire. May Con
ins-.. Blod  Davies,  Marian  Brown.
Senior   Ladles,   First,   Nunalmo-
Miss  Betty Thompson,  Cap!.,   Lillian
Johnson, Agnes Towe, Betty Kemp.
KI le Hutchinson.
Second, Nnnaimo. -Mrs. Sharp*
Capt., Mrs. Turner, Mrs, Ropor, Miss
Jean Campbell, Jessie I oul ion.
Novices (\V A. McKenzie Cup)
Firsl Cnssldy Andrew Patrick. Cap!
Win. Graham, J G, Johnston, J. At
kinson, George Stafford.
Second, B.C. Cement Works, Ham
hi rti n Dudley Bardie, Capt. A.
Denny, Air. Monduin, !>. Foublstor,
ll  .i  Kidd,
Senior Men (A. K. Wilson Cup),
I'm-t. Cumberland—Matt H ro w n
Capt . T. Eccleston, B. Horbury, W,
I'm nnie, T.  Buchanan
Second. Nanaimo -Charles Wharton    Capi.,    Walt    Wharton.   Peter
Kemp, I,en  Wharton, Sid  Wharton.
Senior   Men.   Open   Event,   First,
io—Charles   Wharton.   Capt.,
Wharton.   Peter   Kemp,   Lon
Wharton. Sid Wharton.
Second, Cumberland -Matt Broun
Capt., T. Eccleston, B. Horbury, W.
Bennie, J.  Buchanan.
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Winnie Lightner,  %^V^?X-thegimme   "The Life of the Party"
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 24th, 25th and 26th     -     ALL IN TECHNICOLOR llo-llo Theatre, Cumberland PAGE TWO
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER  21st,   1080,
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED  EVERY  FRIDAY   AT  CUMBERLAND,   B.O,
EDWARD W. BICKLE
A   HAD  HABIT
THERE Is a habit common among the young
men much more dangerous than it appears
and which may lead to results extremely
disastrous—the habit of borrowing money. It is
;i habit contracted with great ease and unci- standi there is no knowink where it will end . We
were "tapped" twice last week and we honestly
believe we have said good-bye to ten perfectly
good dollars. A lew dollars are burrowed to please
some passing fancy with every intention of returning the loan in a short time. Uut the thoughtlessness which caused the purchase of an article
beyond one's means likewise allows the interval to
elapse without any provision having been made to
meet the obligation. Perhaps half the debt is
ready, but more money is borrowed from another
friend to complete tlle amount, and so it continues
Indefinitely. Soon a number of <l<>bis are contracted ami, however small, they tend tn burden life
and make it unpleasant and almost invariably lead
Io dishonesty. Young men wilh small salaries
should by all means avoid ihr habit. To do 30
will necessitate perhaps many sacrifices, but no
dangers are run in living within one's income.
And. besides, the habit of economy and frugality
learned when the income is small, will bear fruil
in abundance when it is larger. II is a safe rule
in youth at least to "borrow not". After last I
week's double touch we have adopted for oiil'sj
"lend not.' I
DELIVER ME FROM MY FRIENDS
THE THING that makes it hard for a person to run a
newspaper is his friends. When » friend thinks
something ought to be kept out of the paper he
does not hesitate to ask it as a personal favor. An
enemy doesn't ask favors. But a friend thinks the
conduct of a newspaper is the personal matter of the
editor, when as) a matter of fact he is largely in the position of a man serving a public trust. A philosophical
old fellow once said: "A newspaper that doesn't
make one mad once in a while isn't worth the
subscription price." To make people mad isn't the chief
province of a newspaper, but if it's going to be one
worthy of the name, it must print the news without fear
or favor. This paper has been threatened with, and indeed has suffered business reprisals, not once but frequently. The things must necessarily be borne In silence
The great reading public which a newspaper serves Is
not interested in the personal difficulties of tho editor or
publisher, though we have known instances where a full
ailing of threats and subsequent reprisals would have
made absorbing reading. But such things must be regarded as part of the game-—to Im suffered perhaps because of mms committed in other directions. And then,
too, it must be remembered that all things, both human
ami divine, are subject to criticism. Even the Bible
does not escape, — Gran brook Courier.
After years of keeping close record, it is agreed that
the cost of running a car and upkeep is not less than 8c
a mile and as high as 14c a mile. Of this cost the gas,
at ■liir a gallon, runs about a cent and a half to the mile,
for thc light cars, and the larger ears from 2H e to 4c
a'mile, Every thousand miles you travel means that it
has cosl ynu $80 to $100. By keeping the wheels going
found you are eating the cake, and may have to go
slmrt for bread if you don't watch out.
You'll never regret keeping   . .
LANG'S
Cream of Lilies
Mr. and Mrs. E, T. Searle had ns
their guests last week their son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
: Searle. of Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Grant, uf Victoria,
, were visitors In town this week, the
guests of Mr. und Mr.s. H. Lelthead.
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
always handy
Backed by world-wide reputation
Union Bay
Mrs. Win. Marshall spent the weekend in Nanaimo, the guest of her sister. Mrs. J. Turner
Mrs.   J.   Marr.   of   Port   Alberni.   is
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
TAKE NOTICE that the partnership firm of "Mackenzie & Partridge"
heretofore carrying on business ut
Cumberland, B.C., as dealers in dry-
goods, whereof I. the undersigned,
and Frank Partridge are the sole
members .will be dissolved on the
15th day of November, 1930;
AND TAKE NOTICE that  after
such date I will not be liable for any
debts or liabilities which may be in-
; curred ur contracted by said Frank
Tlie   S.S.   Waikawa   arrived   from  Purtirdge either on his own  behalf
Vancouver on Wednesday last, and af- ur purporting to be on behalf of the
ter coaling, sailed for Sidney. Austra-. firm.
11a, via San Francisco. ■ JNO. MACKENZIE.
Hon.W.D.Upshaw
Endorses Sargon
Few men in .America are known to
more people from coast to coast than
William I). Upshaw, former Congressman from the Fifth (Atlanta)
District of Georgia. During his eight
years in Washington he attained national prominence, A well known
national magazine described him as
"the most amazing man in congress."
Obeying a grateful impulse because
of the great physical blessing received through the use of Sargon, Mr.
Upshaw writes that he is simply doing unto others as he would have
them do unto him in making the following voluntary statement:
"My first experience with this remarkable invigorator came in the
-minnier of 1928, when Sargon was
brand new. I wns suffering from
nervous debility and an alarming
physical depletion as tbe result oi
tover-work on the lecture platform,
(and really feared I would not have
I strength enough to get me through
tbe political campaign of July and
l August. Unbelievable as it may seem,
two bottles taken with the Sargon
Pills simply made me over. After
the most hectic speaking campaign
through which I ever passed, I came
out actually feeling far stronger
than when I began.
"Later, rushing away on another
busy speaking tour covering several
States, I did not persevere in thc
daily use of the medicine until my
system was thoroughly cleansed, witli
the result that twice since then I
found myself again suffering from
general debility, constipation and
dizziness, and each time the Sargon
combination has cleared me up and
left me. feeling tip-top,
"Living now in the aftermath of
those refreshing experiences. I am
moved by common gratitude to heartily commend this wholesome and effective medicine to everybody whose
run-down condition calls for complete
restoration."
Sargon may be obtained in Cumberland from Lang's Drug & Book
Store. Adv't.
Cream of Lilies is the finest preparation on the market today for keeping the skin soft and white Great
for chapped hands.
i
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i spending a few day
1 of Mr. and Mrs  C.
in 'own. the (Uiesl
P. Renwick.
DR. W. BRUCE GORDON
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite llo-llo Theatre
.CUMBERLAND. B.C.
A Bottle of Silver
Spring a Day
Keeps the Blues Away!
Q
,       It behooves every citizen of British k
Columbia to demand B.C. Beers . . . a |
.  product of his fellow countryman and S
a native industry. |
The quality of B.C. beers is dependable" I
I Only the best B.C. hops, famous for their $
excellent aroma.. barley malt made from |
Canadian grown barley and sparkling, \
; clear mountain water, well-known for
its purity, are used in their producnion.
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Buy a Silver Spring!
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wtkTnd1!"    Harry Richman in
"Putti!!' on the Ritz"
This former star of George
White's Scandals whirls you
through the sunshine and the
laughter, pathos and heartbreak, love and happiness of a
smnll trouper who made Broadway and became the big town's
favorite night club cut-up and
song bird. "Puttin' On the
Uitz" is the Inst word in song
and dance entertainment.
Song Hits - - -
"PUTTIN ON THE RITZ"
"WITH YOU"
"THERE'S   DANGER  IN
YOUR  EYES  CHERIE"
"SINGING A VAGABOND
SONG"
"ALICE IN WONDERLAND"
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Make Whoopie with
Wild Mabel ofthe
Gold Diggers!
WINNIE LGHTNER
MEANS THE BEST
IN COMEDY
VITAPHONE MEANS
("LEAK DIALOGUE
TECHNICOLOR MEANS
SETTINGS IN THEIR
NATURAL STATE
Unlike most comedies, the
"Life of the Party" is a
really big attraction
through its lavish produc-
toin qualities and its distinguished cast.
Mon. - Tues. - Wed.
Nov. 24th-25th-26th
LIFE OFTHE
-ARTV
with
uiinniE
LICHTilER
Hear Winnie's brand new song hits!
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MAURICE
C H EVALIER
in
"The Love  Parade"
with
JEANETTE MacDONALD
LUPINO LANE        LILLIAN ROTH
Chevalier has captured the heart of the world! His
charming personality. His glorious voice. His happy
fun. Here you get all of Chevalier, ln the spectacular
smart, sensational musical-romance that thrilled New
York. Hear him sing "Nobody's Using It Now" and
"The Love Parade". See him make love to gorgeous
Jeanette MacDonald. Nothing like it has ever been
seen on screen before.
He Sings     He Loves     He Charms
Tuneful melodies by Victor Schertzinger, composer of
"Marcheta'. Sparkling with humour. The roguish
love affair of a beautiful Queen and a dashing King of
Hearts It's the screen's first original musical-romance.
A delight to see and hear.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
NOVEMBER 27th, 28th, 29th FRIDAY, NOVEMBER  21st,   1980.
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
PAGE THREE
Another Drop of Lumber Prices
SEE OUR PRICE LIST
No. 1 Common Fir or Cedar, rough $16.00
No. 1 Common Fir or Cedar, dressed or sized .... 18.00
No. 1 Common Fir Shiplap 8" and 10"  16.00
No. 1 Common Fir Shiplap 6"   15.00
No. 2 Common Fir Shiplap  12.00
Select Common Rustic 6" and 8"   21.00
All higher grade finishings, mouldings and every
building materials reduced the prices from
15% to 20% on previous list.
Prompt delivery with reasonable charges.
Royston Lumber Co., Ltd.
PHONES:
| Office, Cumberland 159
I Night Call, Courtenay 134X
¥-—■**.
FOR HIRE--.
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fields, closed cars, or hard-to-get-at places,
for only
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$1.00 a day
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Cumberland and Union
Waterworks Co., Ltd.
ESTIMATES GIVEN ON ALL PLUMBING
AND REPAIR WORK.
Phone 75
A. 6. CLINTON, Manager.
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RILEY'S TRANSFER
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
 PROMPT ATTENTION	
David Hunden, Jr.
COAL    —    GENERAL HAULING
of all descriptions
WOOD
Automobile Side Curtains Repaired
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
Also Harness Repairs
E. L. SAUNDERS
THE FAMILY SHOE REPAIRERS
W. Marshall, an old time resident
now residing in Nanaimo. was a visitor
here c.n Sunday, returning to his home
on Monday.
Review No. 17 or the W. B. A. held
an interesting session at its regular
meeting   on   Thursday   evening   last
when a class of sixteen new members
was initiated by President Mrs. Morgan assisted by Mrs. Caroline O'Brien,
of Vancouver,  provincial field  director, who was a distinguished visitor.
Special happy greetings were received from Supreme President Bina M.
West on the occasion and the local
review was highly  complimented  on!   Mr. ond Mrs. Jos. Wucock. formerly
the work accomplished.   This review'of tW« c'lv. now ot Campbellton. mot-
now leads the province in net gain re- j "red here on Sunday,
suits.  Following the business, refresh- *    *    *
ments were served bv an energetic. The Merrymakers' orchestra Jour-
committee and a handsome basket of: neved to Qunthhski Cove on Saturday
artificial roses with greenery, donated j wnere the>' nlled "" engagement,
by a Courtenay member, Mrs. Bryant,'    „ .„  *„*,,*,
was drawn for. when Mrs. Kenmare!, ,M,r- a"?,„Mr?- ,*V ,ut,ler: *"*       .
was holder of the lucky number.        , Ll"lei; W "red Uttler and Bill Bennle
...    w . w _     ,.    „ „ were local residents motoring to Na-
.M^MfJ,lTLMlDr,!d'°.C=-^«ln,o  Sunday  to  witness  the First
Ian. May Beveridge, Jean Quinn. War- field, while consolation went to Miss I those who  patronize imported voal
dena  Thompson.  Chrissie  Robertson.: Dot  Walker and  Mrs.  J.  Edwards, \ n>-e in most cases paying liiRher price
Winona Baird, Annie Brown Doreen: (substituting),   Following the cards j for heat uni.s than when buying B.C.
Bickeiton, Mary Baird, Gertie Davis,  „  ,un..in„. ...... -,. j      j       ,     «   L ,     ,       ■
Dot Brown. Donna McRae. Bessie I » *,Ucto"' suPf *»s «™d and | coal. Much remains to be done In
Brown. Allison Geikie, Audrey Deil8ter " box of ^"co'a'68 roffled | educating the public how eoal can
which was won by Pat Murray. | be  handled efficiently,  not  only  in
Couer und Lawreeu Frelone.
*     *    * " * j steam plants, but in domestic houses, j
Mr. and Mrs. H. McMillan and fain-'    Amns Lobley, of Nanaimo, form-, Rna  how,  under  effi, lent   handling,
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt were;«ly a resident here, is renewing ac- j C0H| ,.,,„ even c.ompete with fuel oil;
week-end motorists to^Nanaimo.        j quaintances and enjoying a hunting! in cost u,„i in  freedom fr„m dlsa-|
trip nt his old haunts at Lake Cum- jfreenble feature:
berland.
EAGLES DEFEAT
COURTENAY 1-2
bellton, visited her mother. Mrs. Chas.
Aid ontests.
McDonald, on Sunday.
The home of Mrs. J. Westfleld wssj Mr. and Mrs. J. Thoburn and Edna
on Friday evening the scene of a mer-1 motored to Nanaimo on Sunday to see
ry gathering of young people when the i the scccer match. They were accom-
guest of honor was Margaret, daughter! panletl by J. W. Watson and Henry
of the hostess, on the occasion of her j Watson, the latter being a Nanaimo
fifteenth birthday. Cards, contests! City player,
and games of various kinds were im-! ...
mensely enjoyed, prizes for cards be- j Mrs. Caroline O'Brien, of Vancouver,
ing won by Lily Plcketti, first; Ward-1 provincial Held director of the W. B.
dena Thompson, consolation. Gues- A., arrived on official business on
sing contest winner was Donna Mc-j Thursday, returning to the mainland
Rae, while Lily Picketti won the 'lucky' i on Friday.
prize.    Centering   the   supper   table, j ...
which was laden with delicious things j A delightful whist drive was held
to eat. was a lovely birthday cake with' on Thursday evening by the Royston
fifteen pretty candles and assisting as: baseball team in the cosy tea-room
serviteurs were Mrs. Raga. Misses Vi- of ,hl. irapcl.i,,i Pavilion, Rovston.
oln Rees and Barbara Westfleld. Miss
Margaret was the recipient of many j
lovely birthday gifts and good wishes'
Thirteen tables were in progress of
play, visitors being noted from Cum-
from her numerous friends. Invited twrland. Courtenay. and Union Bay,
guests were Lily Picketti. Barbara I Winners of handsome first prises
Martin, Alice Brown. Myrtle McMll-1 were Miss Norn Ford and H. Water-
or     ■ OWU? fame
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Extra SPECIALS
12 Cakes Classic Soap $ .60
2 tins Classic Cleanser 20
1 package Naptha Soap Flakes    .20
1 Cake Maxine Elliott Toilet Soap  10
1 21-piece Tea Set, sells for   2.75
Total Value  J3.76
EXTRA SPECIAL PRICE— tt»«) fJB
while they last   tPtU.iO
Mcintosh Red Apples are now at their best best.
Buy them by the box; 35-tb. boxes at per box     J2.2J
Crockery Specials
Look these over, they are very attractive and good
Quality.
Fancy Sugar and Cream Sets, at per set 45c and $ .75
Fancy Vases, Plates, Bon-Bons, Fruit Baskets,
Trays, Cups and Saucers, etc., at 95c and  1.50
Tea Pots at each 65c and 85
FULL STOCK OF FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES.
COAL INDUSTRY
 WEATHERS STORM
OF   DEPRESSION ; Courtenay   Presents   Strong   Lineup j
  to   Extend   Eagles
Tbii la Opinion of Provincial Mineral-' 	
ogist J. D. Galloway On  Sunday  Inst  tho  Cumberland
  Kagles further increased their lead \
British Columbia's mining industry i in thc Upper Island Junior League
h:is weathered the storm of depres-'by a 4-2 win over Courtenay, The
sum better than might have been ex-1 game was played at Union Hay Cour-
pected, was the opinion expressed 1 tenay having selected the grounds at
by J. D. Galloway, Provincial miner-j the Hay os their home grounds. The
alogist, in the first programme ad-j game of Sunday was vastly different
dress of Wednesday's sessions of the, from that of a week ago, Courtenay
convention of the British Columbia'fielding n much stronger team and
division, Canadian Institute of Min-J combining better. Courtenay'a main
ing and Metallurgy. He felt the in-! weakness was in the wings and when
dustry whs on the eve of hetter j this division is strengthened some
things. | real good games should result.
While no figures are yet available,' The game started at 2:80 and from
Mr. Galloway believed the year would; the kick-off the Kagles started to
see increased output of silver, lend,   pros but good work by the Courtenay
zinc nnd decreased production of gold
and  copper.  Coal  would also  show
defence   kept    them    fit.in   storing,
After this first spurt Courtenay set-
a decrease. He believed thnt in dol- tied down ami end to end play prolan the production of 1930 output j vailed through the rest of the half.
would show a decrease of twenty per'Ahout   ten  minutes   from  the start
cent, from the preceding year.
While conl mining will probably
show a decrease, he said, the last
four or five months of this year are
expected to make a favorable showing as compared with the corresponding period last year.
"There is coal in British Columbia
for every purpose",  he  said,   "and
Bartoldi put the Kagles one up after
testing (trier with a hard drive nnd
banging home the rebound with equal
force. Just hefore half time Courtenay made it one all when Partridge
headed in a well placed corner kick.
In this half Courtenay equalled tho
Kagles  in  all  departments.
In the second halt' the Kagles re-
DO YOU EVER
APOLOGISE FOR
LIVING » » • » IN
BRITISH COLUMBIA
^OU just can't imagine any
one apologising for the fact
that British Columbia is home'
to them.
If you are proud to live in
British Columbia, you should
be proud to use the things
that British Columbians make.
Demonstrate your pride in
British Columbia every time you
make a purchase. Ask for
B. C. Products.
arranged their team; putting Weir,
who hail been playing centre forward
buck to his regular position, moving
Gibson from goal to centre and Tobacco filling the position of goalkeeper. The improvement was apparent from the start, the Kagles hit
their stride and continued pressing
throughout the half. Courtenay was
unfortunate in losing BUI Auchinvole
early in the second half, his knee
going out of joint which put him out
of play for the rest of tin- half. In
this half the Kagles scored three more
through, Howay, Stant and Gibson
and Courtonay converted on a foul
kick when Tobacco handled the ball
some twenty-live yards out.
The farmers were full value for
tho 1-1 score at half time and no
doubt would have made a much better showing in the second half hod
they  not  lost  Auchinvole.
The teams were:
Eagles—Gibson; Hrown and Bickle
Tobacco, Conrod and Hunter; Bartoldi. Bradley, Weir, Stant and How-
Courtenay—Grier; w, Auchinvole
end Thomson; Strachan, Senile, Larson; McCabe, Robinson, Auchinvole,
Partridge and  McNeil.
Cream of Lilies is the finest preparation "n the market today for keep
tug the skin soft and white Great
for chapped hands.
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TO  HOME!
THAVK1, in princely style across
(jinari* un the "Continental
Limited." ariMorral nf rail trunw-
porUtinn. On this ertn-k flyer you'll
enjoy lhe ultru-niuurl equipment-,
the roomy berth*, tht* rudio-equippi'd
Ubmry-huffel-iih*4ervtilion carr*.
Across the Atlantic, you'll travel nn
any one of a dozen uulaljal liners.
Your holiday trip lo Old Kuirlaud
will hi* more enjoyable if you travel
the Canadian National way . . . low
farrn to rahtern Miihourd make it
more f-'-nnnmirul. too.
Why Hot vnyuiivjor
further parlfriilWif
Canadian national
For information call or write K. \V. Blckle, Cumberland, B.C.
or C. F. Earle, District Passenger Agent, Victoria, B. C,
w.ni
L.0 W      RAI L    P AP B S      PAST
STAR LIVERY STABLE
ALEX MAXWELL, Proprietor.
Autos for Hire.   Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.   Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Make
a Santa Claus
visit
by telephone
Haven't you ever envied
the speed at which Santa
Clans travels, vititing homes
all over ihe world in the
ipncc of a few hours? If
you could only move as
quickly a I Christmas lime
what a lot of places you'd
visit. However, your friends
and relatives are scattered
far and wide, and unfortunately you can't be everywhere at once. So many
places, so many people, hut
only   one  of you.
There's a way out of the
difficulty, and you need'nt
posies magical powers. The
long-distance telephone
travels at almost Santa
Claua speed. You can ait
down at your telephone and
within a few moments be
connected with a far-away
dear one. You'll be surprised and delighted at the
number of Christmas visits
you can make in a very
short   time.
B. ('. TELEPHONE CO.
The GEM
BARBER SHOP
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Cumberland, B.C.
ALBERT EVANS
Practical Burlier & Hairdresser
Chltd'n's hair cut any style 35c
Ladies hair cut any  style  50c
The Scottish
Laundry
Alice St., Courtenay
FOR   THE   BEST   IN   DRY
CLEANING  OR   LAUNDRY
SERVICE
PHONES:     226—Courtenay
150.—Cumberland
P. P. Harrison
BARRISTER, SOLICITOR
NOTARY   PUBLIC
Main  Office
Courtonay     Phone 258  ;
Loci   Offirr
Cumberland Hotel in Evening*  '.
Telephone Ulfti or 24       i
Giiirjbepland  I
Mr u.turi 'PJIHLI   n.nonaM. ;
Accomodation Th<> B,.»t        j
Rooms Steam  Hunted ;
W.   MERRIFIELD,   Prop.        |
! "	
********************************* .
\ 24—TELEPHONE—100 1
TAXI
Charlie Dalton
Phones 1 and 61
Cumberland, B.C.
Meets Boat at Union Bny       X
Every Sunday morning J
*♦
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*! PAGE FOUR
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FRIDAY.   NOVEMBER
SPECIALS   at
••';.
tl
- 95c.
BBS ■■*: ^Aia^-\m.:'y.^i±rra*::-m. Wm H
li      Personal Mention     g
:.y,!
■f I
WHAT 95c WILL BUY AT SUTHERLAND'S
adtes Silk
Gwen Falrbalrn, the popular bas-i Four tables of crib were in play
ketball and badminton player will be on Wednesday night on the occasion
confined to her home for two weeks of the usual weekly meeting of the
as the result of a badly sprained Elite, ladies' cluh, when delectable
ankle   received    in    the   last    game  refreshments were served by a pick
benchtan, flesh
Ladies' Silk an
did quality, pr
Wool  Hos.
and French
Wool Hose
e per pair
in shades,
white mute, t
venglow,
nude, 2 pai
rs for       .       .
95c
in several o
the best shad
es, splen-
$. t against the
■SH
Cumberland girls' team.
Boys' and Girls' Sweaters in
quality for the price 	
Girls Undervests with should
Special,  3 pairs  for
Garls' and Boys' Fawn Hose,
wearing stocking, for our Spe
Men's Natural Underwear, a j
Turnbull's, most all sizes
Men's Fancy Hose, quite a
and   11.  2 pairs  for
Beys' Cowboy Gloves with
clearing ;ii 2 pairs for
Curtain Net for window ci
and the price only. 4 yard
Cretonne, a good assort tn
good  Value,  3  yards   for
Ladies'   Undervests—Splen
Special, 2 for
a  variety of shades,  real good
    95c
v straps, sizes,   IS, 20 and  22.
 95c
i ribbed make a splendid hard-
ial at 2 pairs for      95c
lod bard-wearing line, made by
e garment      95c
in sizes IU, IOVh
95c
1,25 each, special
....        95c
from 34 tt.   11. P
a large assortmei
inches wide
lid quality, fleece line.
nice pattern
95c
colors,   real
95c
undervests
95c
The Rev, and Mrs. Comley wh.)
: have liven guests of the Rev A, W,
and Mrs. Corker at Comox for the
: past week were visitors to Cumber-
! land on Thursday. They will return
| to their home at Victoria today.
•    *    *
' The Sunnyside orchestra will jour-
! ney to Headquarters this Saturday
! and play for a big dance at thfl pop-
I ttlar community club there . A number of thc younger set of Cumber-
' land will accompany the orchestra.
j    Harry  Devlin  visited  Nnnaimo and
I Vancouver nt   lho  week-end.
$fi j Cream of Lilies is the finest prop-
$£ i aralion on the market today for keep-
S$ ! ing the skin soft and white. Great
$ff : for chapped hands.
EXTRA SPECIAL—10
this is one of our extra
colors and tht- price, do
Dozen   Ladies'   Rayon   Silk   Bloomers,
specials  an  assortment  of
not miss this snap, 2 prs. fi
95c
I;
SUTHERLAND'S      §
Ladies of the "Elite" cribbage club
| continue  to   hold   interesting   weekly
sessions   In   Cumberland   hnll.    Last
Wednesday evening Mrs. Covert and
j§& | Mrs,   Schmidt   were   winners   of   the
\\  prizes.    A  jolly  socinl  time   followed
M j the games.
-,.      Mrs. J. Quinn was hostess last Tues-
.''■£'V*   day evening at three tables ol bridge,
*■**■'■* I followed by a socitil hour.    Mrs. K.
Brown wns successful in gaining flrst
priae, Mrs. R. Littler second nnd Mrs.
J. Whyte the consolation.
Particular
Families
order Prime Meats
i
at
Wilcock&Co.Ltd
tender roast fowl!   Thc
mouth water before you
f
Succulent, delicious be!
sort we sell will make
sink your teeth in.
PRIME BEEF POT ROAST — PRIME UEEF ROUND
STEAK — PRIME BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK
FRESH PORK — VEAL AND HAMS
id committee, following the card
Kames. Mrs. McMillan was announc-
ori as winner of the lirst prize and
Mrs. Schmidt as second. It was also
announced that the mixed crib games
which should have taken place on
Wednesday will positively he held in
the' Cumberland hall this coming
Monday. Thc games will be open to
all. ladies and gentlemen and will
start at 8 o'clock.
» * *
Members of the W. A. of Holy Trinity Anqllcnn chuicll entertained on
Friday evening al n well attended
whiat drive, social and dance In the
church hall. At whlst. ot which there
were seventeen tables, prize winners
were announced as: Ladies, first.
Mrs. Buchanan; second. Mrs. Ruth
Richardson; men. first. Mrs. J. Conway, substituting: second, O. Tail.
After the serving of refreshments, old
time dances were thoroughly enjoyed.
During the evening a pair ot embrol
dered pillow slips were drawn
when Mrs. Elsie Marocchi held the
lucky number.
Mrs. A. (1. Jones entertained at
the lunch hour on Thursday in honor
of her son Trevor's eighth birthday,
when a number of the young friends
of Trevor enjoyed a well prepared|
luncheon. Those present included
\V. Vaughan. T. Vaughan, E. Williams. Miss A. Williams and others.
Trevor assisted in making the young
guests welcome anil he was the recipient of many gifts, testifying to
his popularity.
To augment their funds for carrying out their season's plans, members
of the Eagles' girls' basketball team
held a successful whist drive aud
dance in Memorial hall on Saturday
evening. Twenty-one tables of whist
were in play when Mrs. A. Walker and
Mrs. J. Westfleld. substituting, wor.
first prizes, while second prize ln the
ladies' division was decided on the cut
of cards by Mrs. Ruth Richardson and
Miss Evelyn Lalng. the former winning. Geo. W. Brown enpured men's
second. Abundant appetizing refreshments were served by tho young ladles
and dancing followed.
John and Leland Bannerman and
Cyril Davis motored 0:1 Friday evening
to Comox where they were guests at a
Review No. 17 of the W. B. A. held
its annual fall bazaar ln the Cumberland hall lust Wednesday afternoon
and lelt highly gratified at Its splendid success, The fine weather of the
afternoon brought out many visitors
who enjoyed the afternoon tea and
("or I a social chat as well ns having the op-
1 portunlty of purchasing at reasonable
prices the plain and fancy sewing and
tempting home-cooked fooda offered
for sale. Many took advantage of the
fortune-telling booth while for the
children a fish-pond and candy stall
farewelV party and dance given by the | WW attractions. A handsome sum
younger set of Comox and Courtenay I WM ™»^ ior *« ""'*' ot the re"
in  honor of  Paul  Roland,  who  hns, "ew.
bcen the guest of his uncle, E. Cro-      	
teau of Comox. for some time, and i
who Is leaving shortly for his home
in Montreal.
; Mrs. E. King returned Thursday
trom Vancouver where she spent tlie
I Thanksgiving holiday.
Mrs. Malt  Stewart  was hostess on j
Thursday evening of last week when
I guests   were   the   members   oi   the I
[ "Thursday Night Bridge Club" com-'
j prising  two  tables  of  players.    The
j hostess was found to have scored the
highest number of points, thus securing first prize, while Miss Lou Sheppard was second prize winner. Dainty
: refreshments were served and a social
i time rounded oul fhe evening.
*    *    '
!    Cream of Lilies is the finest prep,
ovation on the market today for keep-
ling the skin soft and white.    Great
j for chapped hands.
.   .   .
CHURCH OF ENGLAND {
Parish of Cumberland I
Sunday before Advent, Nov. 23 2
Services at the Parish Church: j
Matins and Sermon at 11 a.m.; \
Children's Service at 2;.'I0 p.m. 5
Evensong nt 7:.'t0—-address on I
the Lambeth Conference by the 2
Vicar. I
e *********************************
LOST—A String of Penrla, between
the United Church. Anglican
Chinch and Fourth street. Finder
please return to Islander.
An itching skint
Ugly pimples?
Red eruptions?
The active fluid 1)1)11 will wash the
disease germs out of the skin. Touch
a few drops to a had spot—watch tlie
formula penetrate. Repeat the test
one, two, three times—tlie rough unsightly spots have disappeared,
LANG'S DRUG STORE
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF
CUMBERLAND
f
J. Nord. who has been visiting relatives and renewing acquaintances
here for the pasl week after an absence of about six years, left on Saturday for Alert Bay. where he now
resides.
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SPECIALS
i-:,!"ks mats- $1.95
Flanelette Sheets  $2.45
Boys' Stockings and Hose      19c and 75c
Boys Combinations     59c
Hoys' Pants 79c to $1.49
W. H. Anderson  -  Union Hotel
, s     Phone 15 Cumberland
* X.****************************************************************
Proviug everywhere tindrr
many varied conditions
that ;i really -jooil low-
priced radio run be produced without nacrifiring
either beauty or
perforin a nre.
Thi
COASTAL STEAM
SHIP   5ERVICE
''li
(n\v
j-i.ip
In
..mil Steinn-
,,-ll,i- north
Kve,
ll,M,
lean
liiMin   nf oeem
. ntngnllleenl piiltlli
. i-.iinli.riiil.li' berths, rs
IIIFIllv
Monday, S.S. Trim-'
r nr S.5, 'I'ri Ilenryc
Ynui'oiMcr ai nil" p.m
Ince Unpen, \nyin -in
rl.ralllnitnl Powell lllie
leeitll    1'nll-.    rrliiriiin:
Stewart,   11.on   n.m
.I.i-.
u aervice from I'rtne
t   I..   Nnrlll   and   -null
i i Imrl..tie Island.. I'm'
he sen fjouuj
JmanUen.
Kitpcrt lor poind
.la,, \\ cdttesdnj i
at 11.30 is. ni.
Titi-cm
S.S. -I'rit
Kn.t.   >!•»,
ml Snlurda
SliHVHK
re Diisisl"
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-    -    lil.-lll |,,n
IMM! ss.ti
Canadian Rational
For fu
Cumbi
'ther Information
rland, B.C. or C.
call or w
F.   Earle,
it. E. W. Bickle.
D.P.A., Victoria.
next shipment of Phileos will be ... .
CONSOLE MODELS
in a very attractive cabinet to sell at $135.00. If you
want a pood RADIO at a price, get in on this. They're
irood—ask anybody who has one. Phone 276 Courtenay
or get i ntouch with us right away.
G. A. Fletcher Music Co. L«-
Courtenay
Nanaimo
See models on display lit
LANG'S DHUG STOKE—Local Representative
->:>
i-*i£#*^S':#&^
Mrs. Stella Peacock
PRACTICAL NURSING
Cue. of All Kind.
Pho
921.
Life Assurance
a form of Property
LIFE assurance is as much
a form of property as a
house, a farm, a bond, or a
savings account with these
eu/iaMlagen—
(1) lu present and future
values are guaranteed.
(2) It constantly appreciates
in value.
(3) Its values are always
available in liquid form.
(4) It is property purchased
on a strictly one-price-
to-all basis.
Taii mer yemr assurance problems with a Ssttt Life Mens.
SUN LIFE ASSURANCE
COMPANY OF CANADA
HEAD OFFICE
MONTREAL
Still Doing
Hemstiching - -
Mrs. Francescini having sold
out her business on Dunsmuir
avenue is prepared to do pic-
oting and hemstitching at her
residence.
Corner of Winder*
mere Av3. and
Third Street
J. J. GOW
Representing Sun Life
Assurance Company
of Canada
P. O. Box 12.r)
Courtenay, B.C.
City Prices
at Frelone's
Orchard City Tomatoes - 15c • 7 for $1.00
Hatzic String Beans • • • 15c • 7 for $1.00
MALKIN'S TEA 31b. for $1.00
Frelone's Grocery
Telephone 122
Deliveries Daily
Cumberland
MANN'S	
aBetler
LOAF
• • •
A big golden packet of nourishment of finest flour,
best butter, tastisst ingredients. Let a Mann be your
cook. Yes, of course, we have the usual Satrday
specials.
MANN'S BAKERY
We deliver Cumberland, B.C. Phone 18
■s**,r.**:yy+>.   m*nML*X3MHSWH£imK&m awKZ-fc
Shop at Mumford's
The Money Saving Grocery Store
You can save time as well as money here, for in addition to the prices being always a hit lower than elsewhere, our service is prompt and deliveries are never
held up.  The food we sell is all of the highest quality.
Mumford's Grocery
IF  YOU  GET IT  AT MUMFORD'S,  IT'S  GOOD.

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