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Romance of the
Rio Grande"
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Cumberland Islander
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At the Ilo-Ilo
this week-end
Hunting Season
Opens Tomorrow
The hunting season open tomorrow morning at daybreak and already numbers of local sportsmen
have been noticed wending their way
to their favorite hunting grounds.
Black Creek, near Merville is the
rendezvous of many local bird hunters and as blue grouse are said to
be plentiful this year there is sure to
be a large number at the creek.
Others have gone further afield, favoring the country round Campbell
River and north of Oyster River.
Deer are also said to be plentiful
but Mr. Buck will be hard to bag if
this dry weather continues. Prospects, however for a successful hunting season are bright as Willow
grouse which become lawful prey on
October 15th for seventeen days, the
Reason being from the 15th to the
81st with both dates inclusive. With
so many hunters patronizing this end
of the Island it is to be hoped that
no serious accident will happen. If
hunters will take the necessary pre
caution there is no excuse for one
hunter shooting another in mistake
for a deer. A request has been sent
out by the Forestry department urging hunters to be careful with fire
during the dry spell prevalent just
now. More fires were caused last
September during the bunting season than at any time during the earlier part of the summer. Be sure your
camp fire is out before leaving, On
page 2 of this issue we publish some
things to do if you ore lost in the
woods. Read tlicni, Jhey are good
The various competitions held recently at the Courtenay golf club
links have been very successful. In
a recent "pitching" contest, Mr. M.
Minato won top honors with Mrs. W.
Bruce Gordon, of Cumherland, winning a similar competition for ladies.
Mrs. Gordon also won a ladies driving contest with a drive of IHO yards.
She wus also successful in winning
the ladies putting contest held on the
Dth green.
A ladies field day will be held tomorrow when it is expected a record
number of entries will  be  received.
Soccer For Upper
Island Is Planned
Meeting Called for Sunday
Official Times
In the Nanaimo
Athletic Meet
Some third round games were played during the week in the doubles
competition al the green of the Cumberland Lawn Bowling dub which
were keenly contested. One second
round game, between R, Strachan
and A, Kay playing against R. Laird
and W. A. Owen was pulled off on
Tuesday night with the former winning by a score of 21-7.
A good third round game was witnessed between .1. Vernon-Jones and
T. Carney against G, Shearer and J,
Taylor, the former winning by 21-
1(>; H. Jackson and W. Younger beat
W. Whyte and J. Gibb, 21-14.
It had been hoped to be able to
finish the tournament this week end
hut on account of the Nanaimo club
wanting a number uf the local bowlers to journey to the Hub city Sunday it is doubtful if the local tournament can be completed.
List of the members travellig to
Nanaimo on Sunday for a series of
inter-club games with the Nanaimo
Lawn Bowling club has been posted
nt the club and includes J. Fellows,
A. Dunsmore, R. T. Brown, T. D.
Robertson, R. Strachan, H. Water-
field, A. Walker, T. Carney, G. Harv-
ie, D. Bell, Jim Robertson, VV. Whyte,
W,  Younger and three others.
Movietone visits scene of Bombay
uprisings as natives back Ghandi.
(Note—These are the first picture-;
received from Fox Movietone men
sent to India on the outbreak of the
great national revolution against
England. Here 300,000 natives are
shown parading streets of Bombay
in advocacy of boycott of British
Great masses of people express
patriotism but observe non-violence
counsel of Ghandi in jail.
West Point boys don't mind heat:
Warm weather fails to stop parade
of U.S. cadets for Commander Bod-
enhamer of the American  Legion.
Meet Broadway's prize show girl:
Violet Carson is picked as prettiest
and shapliest of all chorines on the
Gay White Way.
Japanese girls go on picnic: Damsels of Nippon on outing shoot tht
Hoztl Rapids at Arashiyamn, the Oriental Empire's scenic wonder.
(Jrand nnlx cuds French race week
All Paris at social climax on the
Longchamps track see Conimamloric,
22 tol, win turf classic.
The above is the Fox Movietone
News to be seen and heard at the
Ilo-Ilo Theatre, Monday, Tuesday
and Wednesday of next week.
George Brown, of Cumberland,
who wrote to the secretary of the
recent Nanaimo Athletic meet with
reference to the trophies won by local contestants, has received the foi
lowing reply, together with a list o;'
the events with official Limes:
"I have you enquiry of the Sth
"First of all, I wish to congratulate you upon the splendid record
you made in the 18 years and under
event, and Nanaimo will look forward to seeing you run next year.
"All trophies in connection with
the meet are for annual competition
and will have to be competed for
again next year.
"We realize that the medals we
gave this year were not as showy as
they should have been, but the committee were a few hundred dollar:'
in the hole and were forced to economize. However, there is now a substantial sum on hand to ensure the
finances for next year, and the medals in future will be properly engraved and made of gold, silver and
Your record  of  10  1-5 sees,  for
the  hundred   will   be  recognized   for
ull   Island   events   until   broken.     I
enclose herewith the official records.
"Yours sincerely.
"C Murray Reynolds".
(Coin.mied   uu   Page  Four)
In an effort to organize soccer for
the coming season for the northern
portion of the Island a meeting of
all interested in the round ball game
has heen called for Sunday night in
tbe Band Halt.    It is almost certain
I that representatives from two of
Cumberland's junior teams will be
present in addition to representatives
from Courtenay. Whether it is intended to include Parksville, Alberni
1 and Nanaimo in the proposed northern league could not be ascertained.
Soccer hus had a long rest in this
district and it seems rather a pity
with so many promising juniors here
and with a first-class field to play on
that the old game should go by the
board. A determined effort however
will be made at the meeting on Sunday to bring the game back to a semblance of  its  former popularity.
Local Brevities
A special meeting will be held in
the Memorial Hall on Tuesday evening, September the Kith at 8 p.m.
for the purpose of forming a ladies'
auxiliary to the British Empire Service League, Cumberland Branch.
All relatives, wives, mothers, etc.,
of ex-service men are cordially invited to be present. The Courtenay
veterans have organized a very successful ladies' auxiliary and it is felt
that there is room for such an organization in Cumberland.
Mrs. Frank Slaughter returned to
her home on Friday last after spending a holiday in Nanaimo, the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Slaughter. During
her stay in Nanaimo Mrs. Slaughter
consulted a specialist, not having
been in the best of health for some
time. Mis Joe Derbyshire also visited Mrs. Slaughter during the week.
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Mrs, J. Murray returned to the
city on Thursday after spending several days in Nanaimo where she had
gone to meet her sister, Mrs. Chester,
better know as Jean Patterson. Mrs.
Murray was accompanied on her return by her brother-in-law, Mr. C.
Marsh, a prominent member of the
Nanaimo Lawn Bowling club who
enjoyed several games Thursday in
company with members of the local
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Thc foundations are being laid for
a store to he occupied by Tommy
Nakonishi yn Dunsmuir avenue on
the site of his former store, which
was burned down some years ago at
the time of the disastrous Kelly Scott
cafe fire. Mr. Nakanishi trading as
Tommy's hardware store has been
doing business in Cumberland for a
great many years and directly after
the fire opened a store on Third
street, later moving to the store he
is now occupying at the corner of
First street und Dunsmuir avenue.
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Tom Little of the Wilcock nnd Co.
staff had the misfortune to drop a
block of ice, weighing 250 pounds, on
his foot on Tuesday whilst in the
act of taking thc load from the warehouse to the delivery truck. He suffered a badly bruised foot and fortunately no hones were broken. The
injury will cause him to be off work
for several days.
Fire Chief Chorles J. Parnham returned to the city on Tuesday after
attending the convention in Oakland
of the Pacific Coast Fire Chiefs. Thfl
chief says he had a wonderful time
and the convention was an outstanding success. Next year the convention will be held in Honolulu.
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Mrs. Peter Anderson, of Union
Bay died in the Cumberland General
Hospital on Thursday noon after being an inmate in the institution for
the past week. The deceased lady
was exceptionally well known having
resided in thc district for a great
many years.
Mrs. C. Buttress, Sr., had as her
guests at the week-end, Mrs. H.
Knowles and son, Arthur, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Wilson nnd Mrs. E. Cuthbert
all of Nnnaimo,
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Tom Rowell leaves Cumherland on
Saturday morning for Vancouver on
the first lap of his journey on a trip
to tho Old Country going to London.
He will travel via Canadian National
Conditions In
Comox Valley
Weather conditions for August
have been ideal for harvesting, with
the exception of a few days, namely,
the 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd, when
some rainfall was experienced. The
weather has been quite clear and
Scab has been very prevalent with
apples and* also the size and color
of the fruit is not up to standard.
From present indications, it looks as
if the yield of both apples, plums and
pears will be fairly small this year.
The Transpnrents are now ready to
pick in this district and the Graven-
steins will be ready in the course of
a few days. Some of the early plums
are now on the local markets but
even these are rather on the small
side this year.
Field   Crops.
The warm weather has in some
cases hastened the ripening of grains
rather too rapidly with the result
Ihat the oats in particular for threshing may be somewhat lessened in
yield. Most of the oats are now
either ready to cut or have been cut
and threshed and threshing machines
are now 'busy in many districts.
Potatoes have for the most [tart
made luxuriant growth of tops but
in some cases the tubers are rather
on Ihe small side. With continued
favorable weather, these should still
size up nnd make a very favorable
The variety tests of oats which
have been carried on in this district
have now bcen completed and will
be shipped to the University in the
course of a few days.
On account of the wet weather
during the early part of the season,
from present observations, it can be
seen that the feed situation in various districts will he well taken care
of this year, although on the higher
sandy lands ,the grass is suffering
somewhat from the dry weather. In
most cases the moisture in the soil
is sufficient to keep these areas safe
from  drying up too  much.
Doings At Ottawa
Ottawa, September 9th. (Special
to the Islander),—As this letter is
written the special session of Parliament to deal with unemployment is
under way. The full program of the
Government is, as Mr. Bennett promised, directed to immediate betterment of conditions. It is in no sense
offered ns a permanent remedy.
That can be achieved, he believes,
only hy a rather comprehensive revision of fiscal policy, which, it is
anticipated, will be laid before the
regular session of the House early in
the New Year.
The process wall be lengthy and
acrimonious. Even were the facts
at hand to permit the introduction
of such tariff changes as well pro
vide a more staple remedy, it would
be useless to bring them forward
now with the idea of stimulating employment through the coming winter.
They will unquestionably run counter to Opposition views and ure likely
to bring many weeks, if not months
of debate and, when they are carried
it will take months for their reaction
upon economic conditions to become
apparent in expanding employment
Badminton To
Start In October!    The Elite ladies crib clul. mc
The facts upon which Mr. Bennett
will act in framing his fiscal policy
are not sufficiently complete to enable him to proceed this week, or
next. In truth, the conditions to be
met are not wholly known. Nor can
they be until such time as the Economic Conference of the Empire
meets in London next month and
proves the extent and limitations of
actual and mutual cooperation possible at this period in trades within
tbe Empire.
Upon the'success or failure of proposals for mutually beneficial agreements within the Empire, must be
largely premised the policy of the
imediato future in Canudu.
One of the greatest exponents of
Empire economic cooperation is in
Canada at the present time. He is
Lord Melchett, the great industrialist, of London, England. He is seizing every opportunity to emphasize
the wisdom and necessity of this cooperation, which ho views as the life-
blood of Empire solidarity. Were ull
Englishmen us "solid" on the subject
us Lord Melchett, Mr. Bennett would
have little difficulty in finding a
permanent market for Canadian
: grain and other products of agriculture in Britain. Unfortunately, such
is not the euse.
Railway Company being booked by
Mr. Edward W. Bickle, local agent
for the National Railway.
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Before Judge Barker in the County Court Tuesday morning, Charles
Londman, of Campbell River, was
charged with theft of money from
Frank Smith, Dewdrop Inn, Campbell River, on August 2tith last. Accused was found guilty and given
three months' suspended sentence on
the condition that he make restitution.
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Mrs. W. Beveridge, Jr , entertained at a delightful party on Thursiluv
•veiling in honor of the 16th birth-
I day of her daughter, May. Whist,
music and various games were much
enjoyed, Bessie Hrown winning the
whist prize, Lily Picketti the guessing prize and Mary Baird the prize
for the musical game, During the
evening supper was served by tht
hostess assisted by her daughter.
Miss Annie Beveridge, thc lovely
tables being laden with the hest of
good things and centred by the gay
birthday cake. Guests were Chrissie
Robertson, Lily Picketti, Margaret
Westlield, Wnrdcna Thomson, Alice
Brown, Muriel Shortt, Jean Quinn,
Allison Geikie, Bessie Brown, Audrey
De Conor, Mary and Winona Baird,
Donna McRae, Myrtle McMillan,
Margaret Marpole, Barbara Martin,
May and  Margaret   Reveridge.
Review No. 17, Women's Benefit
Association held a very busy session
on Thursday evening last, 6 new
members being initiated. Following
the business a social time was spent,
ice cream and cake being served.
The opening of Parliament, even
for a brisk und abbreviated business
session, was attended with customary pomp. It was shorn of the brilliant social functions—the drawing
room and State dinner—which customarily follow, but the opening itself was up to the usual standard of
social pageantry. A new Parliament
brings ninny new members, and in
this respect the present House is
outstanding. While the families of
many former members did not appear, those of men taking their ploces
for the first time descended upon the
capital en masse.
Gossip still flourishes us to the
probable length of the session. While
some correspondents are currying it
along into months, the best guess is
that two weeks will see it prorogued,
even if closure hus to be udopted to
do so. While Government apply that
pressure reluctantly, they do it not
infrequently. Mr. King enforced u
type of closure only lust session to
stop debute upon resolution duuling
with soldiers' pensions.
In the present instunce the Government accepts full responsibility
for its emergency measures and the
necessity of permitting leading members of the Ministry to attend the
London conferences, in order thut a
permanent remedy for unemployment may be arrived at, will be considered ample justification for using
closure if obstruction develops.
If the session ends within fourteen
days the cost will be $118,310. Each
day costs §5,115 in indemnities, so
that there is little foundation for the
rumors spread that the session will
cost a million or two million dollars.
i Badminton players ure beginning
1 to get their rackets all ready for the
opening of tbe season for the popular indoor winter game. Organization meetings of several of the local
clubs will be held this month with
prospects bright for a new club to
start in the Anglican Hall in October. The Whippets will use the Band
Hall again and the United players
the Church Hall of the United
Church. Two or three small dubs
are said to be getting ready and the
Anglican Hall will he their headquarters.
As far as the big club goes, the
Imperialites, it has not been learned
yet whether the Imperial pavilion
will be available this year as rumour
has it that Joe Idiens la contemplating putting in an up-to-date miniature golf course for the winter.
The Courtenay club will probably
start towards the lutter end of the
present month, using the Native Sons
hull and the Campbell River club will
be stronger than ever and will use
the Community hall at Campbellton.
Residents At
Lang's Camp
Get Big Scare
Fire Checked  in Time
Residents at Lang's Beach, north
of Union Bay, got quite a scare on
Saturday last when a bush tire threatened to destroy the buildings, Messrs. T. H. Mumford and R. C. Lang
who have been spending some considerable time at the bench, worked
all Saturday in an effort to subdue
the blaze. During the morning a
cull for assistance wus sent into
Courtenay and the fire wnrden arrived with equipment. Water wus
pumped from the salt chuck und with
the assistance of the volunteers the
blaze was got under control. After
it was all over the fire warden was
heard to remark that he never for
one moment thought it was possible
to subdue the fire. He thanked tbe
volunteers for their great assistance,
as without their help he would have
been   powerless.
t this
I week al the Cumberland Hail for
their second session of the present
season.     It   is  understood  that   the
] club will use the newly renovated
Cumberland Hall for their weekly
meetlgs, the ball belg centrally located and quite suitable for ihe purpose, On Wednesday there were six
tables in play and some very dose
games were witnessed wilh Mrs. Covert winning lhe first prize, and .Mrs.
A. Maxwell. Sr.. the second. Refreshments were served by a picked committee and a most enjoyable evening
ended with a general talk on the activities of Un- dub for the season
Blakeburn Is
Thankful For
Mr. W. A. Wagenhauser, chairman
of the Blakeburn relief fund states
thnt the response to the appeal lias
been mosl gratifying and wishes to
thank the generous people of the
province for their very prompt response, Approximately ¥12,(100 has
been subscribed bul it is estimated
that ut least $25,000 will he needed.
All the bereaved families will have to
| move away from Blakeburn to be-
( come established in some other place.
Many of these children have been
born in British Columbia and we
want to do our best to give them a
slan to become goo.I citizens of this
Committee Named
A meeting has been held which appointed a committee of seven employees of Coalmont Collieries to collect all Information concerning dependents of the dead miners and lo
arrange for the distribution of the
fund. This committee will be governed in final decision liy three
trustees not employee- of lho company—Rev. Mr. Goodfellow of Princeton, Mr. Jerry Brown -if Coalmont
| and Mr. Wagenhauser, The greatest effort will be made to complete
the fund by the end ot1 this month.
Following are  the  summaries  of
the  chief  amounts   received   up   to
City of Cumberland *   150,00
Old Time Resident
Passes To Her Rest
Mrs.  Hilda Anderson,  of  Union  Bay,
Dies After  Short   Illness
Mrs. Hilda Anderson, of Union
Bay, a native of Sweden, died in the
Cumberland General Hospital on
Thursday noon after a short Illness.
Deceased was admitted to the local
institution on Monday suffering from
stroke. Her sudden death came as a
distinct shock to her many friends as
only on Sunday last the deceased wus
busy In her small store ut Union Buy.
In addition to her husband she leaves
to mourn her loss, two sons, Edwin
und Andy, nnd one daughter, Mrs.
L. Leithead, residing at the Bay. Her
husband, Peter Anderson, who follows the occupation of fisherman was
absent from home at the time and
was eventually located by wireless
some Ilfi miles north of Campbell
The family is exceptionally well
known throughout the district having
resided in Cumberland and Union
Bay for the past U5 years. In the
early days, the Anderson family lived
in a log house close to the old Brewery and during their residence here
made many friends who will mourn
the passing of a kind and generous
soul, in her 07th year.
The funeral will take place on
Sunday at 2:30 from the undertaking parlors of T. E. Banks, interment
taking place in the Cumberlond cemetery with the Rev. Mr. Eby, of fn-
ion Bny, officiating.
Relief Committee
Send Thanks
At a short session of ibe city coun
cil on Monday with ilis Worship
Mayor Maxwell in the chair und Aldermen Mumford. Ledingham, Hen-
derson, Williams and Bannerman pre
sent a communication was read from
the chairman of the Blakeburn mine
relief fund thanking lhe city of Cumberland for donation of $150 towards
the relief of the widows and orphans
left   after  tbe   recent   disaster.
W, A Owen nlso wrote asking fur
permission to tap sewer on lot 11,
block "A", which was readily granted by the council.
Bills and accounts to the amount
of $110.29 were referred to the fi.
niin.e committee and if found correct   ordered   to   be   paid.
In the reports of committees, Alderman Mumford on behalf of the
finance committee reported bank balances as: general account, $4,028,76]
school account. S:i,N2.».50; savings'
account, $5:12.-17.
For the board of health. Alderman
Williams reported a clean bill and
Aldermen Bannerman and Mumford
on behalf of the water and light com
mittees respectively reported everything satisfactory. The chairman of
the board of works, Alderman Henderson reported that routine work
only had been undertaken since the
last meeting of the council. For the
fire warden, Alderman Ledingham
reported that Deputy Chief John H.
Cameron was a patient in the Cumberland General Hospital and that
a fireman had been detailed to sleep
in the fire hall at night time in case
of  any  calls  being sent   in.
Alderman Ledingham also reported the fire hydrant at the corner of
Fourth street and Allan avenue wns
oul of order and after some discussion it was decided to purchase a new
hydrant. There being no further
business   the   meeting   adjourned.
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Miss Katherlne Moore, of Royston,
who attended the Highland gathering
at Banff was successful in winning
tive prix.es.
In tbe professional duncinir competition she won two seconds and
two thirds in a class of twenty-five
competitors, of which only five were
| awarded prizes in ihe individual
This is only Kay's second appear-
I ance in the professional class. Miss
Moore also won second prize in the
ladies' character song amongst fifteen competitors, many of whom
were previous notable winners and
ranked with Canada's best.
Another Body
Recovered At
Remaim Believed to Be Thoie of
Thomat Gibion
Victor Bonora. tbe proprietor of
the King George Hotel has donated
a cup for competition amongst the
quoiters of the district to be known
as the Bonora cup. Competition for
this trophy will be open to the whole
of the Comox district and play will
start    at    the    courts    at    tbe   King
George Hotel on Saturday,
Mr. Mitchell, a member of the Na-
aimo Hoard of Trade, who attended
the recent coal conference, in addressing the members of tbe Nanaimo Board of Trade this week said
that the Forestry depart incut was
opposed to the coal interests all
through ihe conference. However,
said Mr. Mitchell, ii was pointed out
to ihem thai one of the largest timber tracts had I n worked out  (The
Timberland),   near   Nanaimo,   with
cool being used, and without a single
lire. Also ihat Ihe railroad between
Royston  and   Cumberland,  although
operating   through   heavily   w led
country ,nnd using coal, had not been
responsible for a single lire during
the  past  three years.
The death tunnel of the
burn coal mine gave up anothi
on Tuesday, believed to be T
Gibson, veteran driver boss,
with 44 other miners lust the!
in the explosion of August
Thirty-nine bodies have now
Thomas Gibson is survived
widow and three children. His
er and two brothers reside in
r body
hy his
Mr. and Mrs. Schrnder of San | Mr. and Mrs, J. Henney, of Michel,
Francisco, Cab, motored here and | are visiting in the district, guests of
are guests of the latter's parents, [ their son-in-law and daughter, Mi.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Coe,
and Mrs. W. N'ewmnn.
Among the Cumberland residents
spending hist week-end at Oyster
River were Mr. and Mrs. \V. Beveridge, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. R. Coe a
Carl, Mr. and Mrs. Kit Brown, Mrs.
Witt and little son, Mr. and Mrs. C
O'Brien. Mr. and Mrs. Williamson,
Mr. anil Mrs. Schroder of San Francisco, son-in-law and daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Coe joined the party there.
Among those camping out al that
ideal spot are Major ami Mrs. W.
Taylor, of Victoria, who will be remembered by many residents of this
district as having been early settlers,
they having formerly owned extensive property in the vicinity of Oyster River. They have been spending
the past   two weeks here.
broadcasting    manager   of   the
Canadian National Radio CNRV
at   Vancouver   who   has   been
transferred   to  Ottawa,
The King George Hotel quoiting
dub held u very successful smoking
concert in the spacious dining room
'»f the hotel on Saturday evening last
which was very largely attended.
The activities of the past season were
outlined by the chairman who told
his audience that the members hud
received a great deal of enjoyment
from the many games and contests
held and paid tribute to the genial
proprietor of the King George Hotel
Mi. Victor Bonora for his great interest in quoiting, Special thanks
were also tendered to Mr. Harry
Maynard, of Victoria, for a generous
donation received During the eve-
nlng an ambitious programme was
gone through) with remarks by Mayor Maxwell. .1. Derbyshire, E. Shel-
ton, W. Douglas and W. Mossey. Add-
iiur greatly to the enjoyment of the
evening  were   BOngfl   by   Messrs.   W.
Vounger, W. Warren, \V. T. Brown,
U. McGrath, -I. Griffith, E. Sinclair,
.1. It. Ellis, T. Carney, Thos. Brown.
Jas, T. Brown. Alex Wain, J. Logan,
M. Brown. D. Dunlop and M. Minto.
Promptly ;ii midnight a very enjoyable smoker came lo a i lose with
i aN singing "For Auld  Lang Syne."
Surprise Party For
Willie Slaughter
The home of Mr, and Mrs. Frank
Slaughter wns Invaded by ■•• number
of friends of their son, Willie, as a
most pleasant surprise. The evening
\\;i-- delightfully spent in games, con-
te-t- and music In the bean con-
tost, Preston Bruce gained tin* first
prize in the hoys' section ami Myrtle
McMillan   in   the  girls,
During the evening, Mrs. Slaughter, assisted by Mrs. James and Mrs.
d served refreshments to which
the young folk- did ample justice
After a most jolly time the party
broke up nt midnight. Those present
included Willie Slaughter, Archie
McMillan. Harvlo Herd, Bryson Pnrn-
Imm. Norman Ellis, Jim Turner, Gordon Robertson. Cyril Davies, Preston
Bruce, David Hunden. Joe Wylie,
Floyd McMillan. Margaret Westfleld,
Eunice Bonora, Allison (iebkie, Alice
Brown, Lily Picketti, Jean Quinn and
Myrtle McMillan. PAGE TWO
The Cumberland Islander
THERE'S money in Cumberland. There are
people here to spend il and there's good business for you, .Mr. Merchant—it' you will join
the Islander in helping to keep business in Cumberland.
It all boils down to the very important thought,
that nearby towns and mail order houses are
always trying to attract trade from smaller communities.
Always trying! Very often succeeding! And,
sad but all too true, to the detriment of yon, the
merchants of Cumberland and the merchants of
all other smaller towns.
What to do about it is a problem you must help
to solve, if yon are to prosper. A mighty vital
problem it is, too, as yon well know.
Just the same, we can keep Cumberland's money
in Cumberland and the people of Cumberland can
be brought around to the habit of buying in Cumberland almost exclusively, And you can make
both conditions possible.
This newspaper has joined with other newspapers of the Province in a wide campaign to convince national advertisers thai they enn best
assist small town merchants by advertising in
the local, home town papers of the small town
merchants. The manufacturers advertising in
Cumberland's home newspaper will help yon sell
more of your merchandise to more and to the
greatest number of Cumberland people. This advertising support will help keep Cumberland's
money in Cumberland. Il will mean frond business
for you—and more of it.
The very next time a salesman from whom you
order merchandise comes to your store, sell him
on Cumberland. Of course, you must sell yourself
first. Get Cumberland minded. Get the salesman
feeling the same way. Enthusiasm is contagious,
and that is what is required in Cumberland. The
eoa! industry is coming back—no doubt about that
and before very long Cumberland will be enjoying
tin? prosperity to which she is justly entitled. The
local Colliery Company is doing all in its power to
bring about better conditions in the industry, advertising extensively in the daily papers in an
effort to convince the people of Hritish Columbia
that Island eoal is superior to any other fuel on
the market. Results are bound to accrue and the
experiments being carried on with pulverized coal
will undoubtedly prove of benefit to the industry.
Yes, Mr. Merchant, coal is coming back and before
very long we shall see Cumberland once more the
busy hive.
We ask you to join us and assist in this campaign. You need the advertising aid of the.manufacturers whose goods you stock—urge their
salesman to recommend your local home newspaper.
WE HEAR a lot nowadays about how much
the average man should give towards his
minister and his church. It is a matter
that has been thrashed out time after time, and
the result has been, so tar as we can learn, that
nothing definite has yet been arrived at. Men
who are often free and open-handed in almost
every other respect are often tight-fisted when it
comes to church matters. We have seen it time
after time. Crossing over to Vancouver recently
we travelled with a well known business man. a
real good sport. On the conclusion of the meal on
the boat our friend left a tip for the waiter of 50c
yet the same man when he does go to church,
drops a nickel on the collect ion plate. There are
lots lik.1 him. Hut our friend would not live in a
community where there were no churches. Oh,
im. He knows that church work and church attendance mean the cultivation of the habit of
reeling responsibility for others. All good men
do not attend church, but you will notice that
most of the big men of affairs in the world belong
to some church and attend its services quite regularly.
The preacher has a hard time of it at best. If
he is grey, he is too old. if he is young, he hasn't
had experience. If he stays at home in his study
he is a poor mixer. If he is seen on the street he
should be at home getting up a good sermon. If
he calls on some poor family he is playing to the
gallery. If he calls at the homo of the rich he is
an aristocrat. Whatever he does, someone could
have told him better. He has a fine time living
oil' donations which never come in and promises
that never materialize.
Everybody should make it a point to contribute
a fixed sum to bis church, whether it be a dollar
a week or a dollar a month, or ten times these
amounts, but let it be something. One never hears
of a man going bankrupt on account of his church
Australian School Girl
If You Are Lost
i In The Woods --
Don't get panicky.
Face tbe fact cooly.
Sit down and think the situation
out. .Many a man has been lost be
Core and has been  found  little thi
i j plenty of water, except when travel-
2 \ liny in warm weather ,and then drink
Z very sparingly. If necessary to use
\ t swamp water—boil in a piece of
? I birch bark over some live coals.
\\ Mo not attempt to travel at night.
1 Sit by your camp fire, make a lean-
! to with some boughs and rest between periods of keeping your fire
When   planning  to  travel   in  the
woods, even for a short distance, it
Ask yourself: Do I know whether
1 am south or north of the railway
line, or lake near which the camp is
situated'.1 If I travel in a definite
direction, will I be sine to strike the
lake shore or railway?
In mosl cases you will he able to
answer yes.
Well, then, if you have a compass,
use it and travel in the known direction, without hurrying, until you
reach the goal, The resi is simple.
Follow the railway line. .Make use
of the mileage posts to locate yourself. If on the lake shore and you
do not koine whether your camp is
lefl or right, follow the shore to
prominent point, build a camp li
and keep ii going until your friends
find you.
If you have no compass, use the
watch Bystem. Point the hour hand
at the sun and the point between the
hour hand and twelve o'clock will be
approximately   SOUTH,
If you have no watch, the trees
will help you. Non* the side of the
trunks on which the moss grows the
thickest. This will be north, nnd
travel accordingly,
If the sun is not shining or yon
have no watch and no compass, and
you cannot find moss on the sides of
the trees, use your knife blade. Place
the point on your polished thumb
nail and it will1 give you a shadow
thus locating the sun. Use your
iudgemi nt as to time of the day and
ro determine your direction by the
watch method described above. Reserve your energy,
All other things failing, there is
-till no need for alarm. Choose an
open spot free of debris, and build a
' camp fire. Keep it going until yon are
round. In the day time you can
make plenty of imoko by using damp
grass, ni"-- or green foliage; at
nighl the brighl fire is hest. Thla is
tie day of the aeroplane, and before
long you will be found.
Do not worry aboul rood, you can
get   along   without   it-      Vou   won't j
Ktarve, even if you go without  food !
for a week or even  longer,    Drink I
"SPRING IS HERE" at the Gaiety
Theatre,   Courtenay,   this   week  end.
Scotland as a braw wee land on the
north of England. It has water nearly all round of it. The population is
about four and a half millions, including Mrs. Andrew Carnegie. It
has a peculiar language of its own,
and if one can pronounce it coherently it is an infallible test of sobriety. It possesses considerable mineral wealth but very little of it finds
its way out of the country. Cold has
at times been discovered in certain
districts as well as in the pockets of
certain natives.
The \iest known exports are Harry
Lauder, Peter Fraser nnd Scotch
whiskey, though sufficient of the latter is retained in the country to satisfy the demands of home consumption.
The chief Import in recent years
is Winston Churchill.
The national dress of Scotland is
the kilt, which is a kind of petticoat
In pattern it resembles a chess board,
but in cold weather the wearer finds
it more like a draft board. It is believed to have been invented because
the aborigdnals were unable to find
trousers big enough to get their feet
The bagpipes provide a wind instrument which is said, when hlown,
to produce a tune. On many occasions in the history of wars, Scotch
regiments have marched to death
listening to the strains of the bagpipes, though it is not known whether their willingness to meet the former wns inspired to escape the latter.
Scotland has produced many well
known men, among them being Robert Burns, believed to have been a
poet. It is usually denied thnt he
was born in Battelsea. Hte most
fnmous poems are "Scots Who Have"
and "Stop Your Tickling, Jock."
In Scotland for a couple to declare
themselves man and wife in the presence of witnesses is tantamount to
marriage, though there's often a
tendency to dispense with the witnesses.
The chief national characteristic
is  reckless  expenditure.
srtain precautions.
(nnd   use   it),   a
of   matches   in   a
good knife and a
Carry a compass
watch, a supply
waterproof case, ;
little  food.
The bunting season starts on Saturday and never a season goes by
without someone getting lost. Lovers
of ihe woods have nothing to fear
getting lost, if they will only use a
little common sense. Above all don"t
gel panicky.
NOTICE Is hereby given that on
and utter August 1st, 1930, lands inl
the Railway Belt and Peace River:
Block recently re-transferred to the I
Province by the Dominion, come un-
der the administration and land laws
of the Province.
It is the de.-.ire of the Government J
to foster settlement in conformity
with these regulations and furnish
all available information to assist
this end. but no consideration will.
be given persons squatting upon or
entering into occupation of such
lands without  authority.
Deputy Minister of Lands
On and after thc 1st clay of August anyone
found posting bills on tho Cumberland Electric
Light pules will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Ily order
Dyers nnd Dry Cleaners
Special family laundry rate
Orders Inft nl. the Ritz Cnie,
phone 150, Cumherland will re-
celve prompt attention. A trial
order will convince you
Telephones:    Courtenny 220
Cumberland ] r, o
Dental Surgeon
Offii o Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite llo-llo Theatre
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Cumberland, B.C.
Practical Barber & Hairdresser
Chtld'n's hnir cut nny stylo 86c
Ladles hair cut nny style !>0c
. **************
Cumberland and Union
Waterworks Co., Ltd.
I'hnno 75
A. P.. CLINTON, Manager.
Orders left  at  Henderson's Candy Store will receive
David Hunden, Jr.
ol all descriptions
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ALEX .MAXWELL, Proprietor.
Autos for Hire.   Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.   Furniture and Piano
; Storage if desired.
I'hones I and 01 Cumberland, B.C.
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Automobile Side  Curtains Repaired
Also Harness Repairs
Now Playing
This Week End
NEW PRICES—      Adult. 35c.      Children
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Every Time She Opened Her
Mouth          She
Put Her Foot
In It
September 15,  16 and 17       '. ■»'
You must meet Dulcy—she's
: pretty, but oh how dumb! And
; how she'll make you howl! Ev-
\ cry time she opens h.
she puis her foot in it
i Marion at her best, di
: the' great King Vidor.
ted by
A laugh in every line	
and a howl in every scene	
the comedy hit of the talking screen!
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept.  18-19-20
I'M IT!"
A revolver barks .... a
white uniformed officer
falls . . sudden terror overwhelms a gay yachting
party on the China Sea . .
This "Ship From Shanghai" is tine and exciting.
It's fast and tense, it'll keep
you on your feet throughout.
Don't Miss It.
In the romance-laden reaches of
the China Sea, this story of mutiny and terror is laid.
typhoon! FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th,  1930.
Canadian Medical Association
I Ignorance as to the condition of your
, body simply leads you to cheat your-
i self by depriving yourself of the care
; you may need.
The enemies to health can mostly
, all be overcome. Disease when treat-
'. ed early can usually be cured. The
■ best way to accomplish this is by the
j periodic examination.
Questions concerning Health, ad-
•IresM'U to tlie Canadian Medical
Association, 184. College St., Toronto, will he answered personally
liy correspondence.
If they were to he asked the question, the majority of people would reply. "There is nothing wrong with
me." Yet wo know that although this
answer would he an honest expression of opinion, it would, in many
cases, be far from the truth. By this
we mean that many people have
something wrong with them without
thnlr knowing it, and that trouble
often takes possession without announcing its arrival.
Admittedly wc should all he able
t'i Bay "Thero is nothing wrong with
me", but wc should be able to say
with assurance of its being true. It
may he t:*ue, but we do not know
wi ether it i ni' nol unless we have
ha.I a health examination.
Why is it that when it is common
knowledge that nl! machines require
supervision and roguter checking up
to keep them running smoothly and
to prolong their usefulness, there is
utter disregard of the need for any
such  supervision   uf  the   body   ma
It is surprising how many successful business men seem to imagine
that, because they have accumulated
wealth, their bodies are in some way
different, and who act as if they were
in some way immune to the ills that
It would seem that as health is
such an evident asset, it would not
be necessary to point out to any person the fact that it is. It might be
expected that the man who is successful in business would make at
least a fair success of living, and yet
we know that this is not the case
with many men and women.
We are not suggesting that the
tight way to live is to cultivate a
state of mind that considers nothing
but possibilities of illness [that would
Indeed be anything but desirable.
Wo do state emphatically however,
that the art of healthy living is the
most Important luisiness responsibility we huve.
Based on this misunderstanding.
wc recommend that the periodic
health examination is a simple and
desirable routine which should he
practiced by everyone. Periodic
health examination is a good habit;
it is good business. Ignorance is always   expensive,   if  not   dangerous.
I Preserving Peaches f
| Alberta Freestone Ponchos arc now at their best. $ft
j Place your orders now. &
Full stock of Fruit Jars, Caps and Rings. g|
Crockery Specials
Glass Water Tumblers 	
Small Cream Jugs at 15c or
Medium Cream Jugs, each
Glass Butter Dishes, each
6 for 65c
. 2 for 25c
  Z»C ®f
4Ec |
Fancy English Cloverleaf Cups and Saucers, 4 for 75c Et
  4 for 75c ||
Former   Food   Controller   Telia   Van.
couver Club B.C. Import*
Plain Cups and Saucers
Cutlery Specials
Teeaspoous   3 for 25c
Dessert Spoons   2 for 25c
Dessert Forks  2 for 25c
Table Forks   2 for 25c
Tablespoons   2 for 25c
Fancy Pockel Knives at, each 35c, (i5c and 95c
Matt Brown's Grocery
Phone ?>8 Cumberland
Vancouver, Sept. 8.—"Inter-Km-
pire trade occupies the minds of almost every ihinKing man throughout
the King's Dominion, und at the coming Imperial Conference, at which all
parts oi the Empire wil) be represented, this question will be upper*
most and the result of that conference will Indicate what lines the future expansion and consolidation of
the Empire will take", Henry B.
ihumson, chairman of the Liquor
Control lioard declared in his address before the Vancouver Canadian
Cluh today,
•"In that excellent book which has
just been published) 'lCconomic Prosperity in the British Empire,' by
Stephen Leacock, the position i.s
summed up in these words:
" 'It is within the reach of statesmanship to initiate in the British Empire an era of prosperity and progress such as the world has never
yet seen anywhere at any time.'
"Ihe statesmen of the Empire will
foregather in London, the heart of
the Empire, and they will be fully
Impressed with the importance of
their work, as each of them realize
their individual problems will, as a
result of thc conference, be blended
into one Imperial policy." continued
Mr. Thomson.
"Since the declaration of war in
August, 1914, the minds of the public and the business men of the Empire have been endeavoring to grapple with the situation, but no clear-
cut solution has yet been arrived at
for the reason that the war completely disjointed and upset the trade of
the world, ami as a result of the war,
new problems, new conditions, and
entirely different surrounding circumstances had to be faced.
Dangerous    Experiments
"Experiments have been made on
many lines. Crank theories have
been tried out anti have in process
of time been exploded. When interfering with the channels and methods of world trade which look centuries to build up, experiments can
always lie looked upon as dangerous,
and of this we have had many examples. Amongst them might be
mentioned the 'wheat pool1, and you
all know what effect this has had on
business in general throughout Canada.
"Through the conditions brought
about by the war, many people get
away from the fundamental fact that
the old principle of supply and demand is the only paramount ruling
theory. In this regard Britain has
her supplies of  manufactured  mer
chandise.    On the other hand 8U per
cent of the  foodstuffs  consumed  in
the British Isles is imported.
Enormous   Food Imports
"England sends money out of the
country at the rate of $5,0(JU per
minute for foodstuffs:
"The total money paid out for
foodstuff import amounts to $2,555,-
000,000 per annum, or at the rate
of $7,000,000 daily.
"The imports of butter, bacon,
eggs, beef, cheese and pork exceed
$17,500,000 per week.
"Egg imports into Britain increased from .$57,000,000 in 1920 to over
8100,000,000  in  1929.
"New Zealand increased her cheese
and butter exports from $»:i5,iKi5,875
in 1929 to $89,980,090 in 1928.
"In 1928 Britain imported over
21,000,000 dozen eggs from Egypt
China and Morocco.
"The  imported  foodstuffs  for the
British breakfast table run into fabulous figures each year:
Bacon and pig products $275,000,000
Eggs     100,000,000
Butter     275,000,000
Total   $050,000,000
Therefore the money sent out of the
country amount to $1,780,825 a day
for British breakfasts.
"New Zealand exports of frozen
mutton and beef increased from
$2-1,780,880 in 1918 to $5,648,810 in
"Butter imports into Great Britain from Denmark increased from
$58,800,000 in 1920 to $98,(i48,,165
in 1929.
Denmark increased her bacon export to England from $:t5.000,000
in 1020 to $1,175,500,000 in 1929.
"Many people will say surely if
the British farmer energized he
could produce more eggs, butter and
bacon. This i.s obvious, as Denmark
has done it, and from a poor impoverished country thirty years ago her
exports to Great Britain yearly alone
in those commodities amount to:
Bacon   $130,147,580
Butter         98,08.1,.'i05
Eggs          23,495,720
Total    $258,827,665
"The Danes are a thrifty, intelligent people, and under Government
gtiichince have succeeded wonderfully, but the initiative und 'push' came
from the people themselves.
"Britain imports from the Argentine $025,000,000 of foodstuffs a
"To bring (his matter home to our
own province, what is the condition
of affairs here? The last year for
whicli statistics are given show that
British Columbia imported $22,014,-
070 worth of farm produce, 73 per
cent of which came from other provinces within the Dominion and 27
per cent came from foreign ports.
B.C.   Imports
"Last year in this province butter
tu the extent of 12,500,000 pounds
was consumed; of this 7,500,00 tbs.
were imported. This means 25,000
more cows, or, 2,500 new farmers
could  have been employed.
"Vancouver Island produces only
enough butter to feed her population
for fifty-three days in the year. Meat
imports on the Island are 75 per cent
of the consumption, and would equal
21,000 head of cattle, 08,000 sheep
aud   121,000   pigs.
"Rome 7,000,000 pounds of canned
meats are imported yearly into British Columbia; 3,500,000 pounds of
canned vegetables and 3,300,000 tbs.
(tf canned  fruit.
Famous Husky Wins Prizes
Another Drop of Lumber Prices
No. 1 Common Kir or Cedar, rough  $18.00
No. 1 Common Fie or Cedar, dressed or sized ... 18.00
No. l Common Fir shiplap K" nnd 10"  16.00
No. 1 Common Fir Shiplap (i"    15.00
No. 2 Common Fir Shiplap        12.00
Select Common Rustle 6" and 8"   21.00
All higher grade (inishings, mouldings and every
building materials reduced the prices from
15'; to 20', on previous list.
Prompt delivery with reasonable charges.
Royston Lumber Co., Ltd.
I "Surely we have a lesson to learn
I here, and before we need worry
| about the export market in these
commodities we have a huge home
I trade at our door. After this is filled we can look farther afield for ex-
| ports.
! "We, in this province, the richest
in natural resources in the Dominion
are prone to brag about these resources, but what are we Individually
doing to develop them? The province, though small in size as regards
population, which, according to the
last statistics, is only 590,000, has
an area exceeding the total combined area of the United Kingdom,
France, Holland, Belgium and Denmark, yet our population is not as
much as the town of Sheffield iu England.
Work   Is   Solution
"This will give you some slight
idea of the work we have before us,
and it should be a matter of the
keenest interest to every citizen in
the province to see what can be done
first of all to reduce our heavy imports of agricultural products, all of
which can be raised here, and secondly, to put our shoulders to the
wheel and further expand what exports we have and open up and develop British Columbia.
Cites New Zealand
"New Zealand is a wonderful example of what energy and organization can do wilh a population of less
than 1,500,00 people. She exports
over S275.0O0.OOO worth of most agricultural products, and her exports
of dairy products since the war have
risen from $30,000,000 a year to
"New Zealand has nearly one cow
per capita of her population and
eighteen sheep. She supplies Great
Britain, 1,400 miles away, with 55
per cent of Hritish imports of mutton and lamb, 23 per cent of British
imports of butter, 53 per cent of
British imports of cheese and 23 per
cent of British imports of wool.
Campaign   in   England
"Dealing with the conditions and
affairs in Great Britain. As most of
you are aware, a tremendous concentrated campaign has been conducted in those isles principally by a
Canadian, Lord Beaverbrook, who,
with the power of his wealth and his
tremendous chain of newspapers, is
bringing it home to the people of
England that in order to re-establish
prosperity they must seek an outlet
for their goods, and particularly develop and reciprocal trade with all
portions of the King's Dominions.
"It will be well remembered by
many here the campaign of that
great Imperial statesman, the Kight
Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, which was
started in July. 1003. His police
everyone now admits, would have
unified the Empire and consolidated
our world position. He gallantly
fought the battle until il) health
overtook him in 1910, and as we all
know he passed away just before the
war, July 3, 1914. Like many other
prophets, he did not live to see the
fulfilment of his great ideas and his
great vision.
"On July 3, 1930, the famous
bankers' manifesto was issued supporting the movements they had opposed in his lifetime. This was just
sixteen years today from his death,
and twenty-seven years from the
starting of his great Imperial campaign.    Large bodies move slowly.
"Even today there are many British statesmen who cannot grasp the
importance of the situation. Not
long ago Lord Grey of Fallodon summed up the position in these remarks:
" 'Empire free trade will not do
because llu* Dominion an* not ready
for it.'
"From a Canadian point of view
this statement is as amazing as it
is pathetically amusing. As far
back as 1806 the Dominion of Canada annunciated a policy of Imperial
preference and, as we all know, British goods imported into Canada have
had a substantial preference over
importations from alien countries
ever since.
"This has recently been further
augmented nnd Ihe last revision of
the tariff gave preference to British
goods imported into Canada to the
extent of $400,000,000 a year.
"Canada hardly expects nor could
she ask the Motherland to impose an
import   duty   on   wheat.     It   is   not
Arthur Beauvais, well-known
Indian guide at the Chateau
Frontenac, Quebec City, owes
much of h is popularity among
visitors to the hostelry to the team
of huskies that mush them out on
snowsled trips in the winter.
Chief among his team is its leader,
"Jeff," and at the last minute it
occurred to Arthur to enter Jeff
at the Montreal  Kennel Associa
tion Show held recently. He took
no particular trouble in beautifying him for the occasion and accordingly was gratified to learn
that he had taken three first priies
and one special priie. In fact, he
would have taken another special
prize as the best dog shown, if
Beanvaia had not taken him away
to catch a train. Illustration
shows close-up of Jeff with some
of his prize ribbons.
The telephone
would have
saved her the
"Goodnesn me!" said Mra.
Brown, "I've just been to
town to get my table provisions, and I've forgotten
the meat for dinner. I wish
I'd taken the Smith's ad-
vice and had a telephone
installed; I could just call
up and have the meat sent.
But I didn't—so I guess
there's nothing for it but to
make  the  trip  over again."
You may be sure Mrs.
Brown hasn't ox per ie need
thnt trouble since. She immediately had a telephone
installed, and now does
practically all of her shopping   by    telephone.
practicable from several angles, but
she could expect a .sheltered market
whereby she could dispose of her
crop, and surely we are deciprocut-
ing handsomely by purchases of British goods imported under a very substantial preference tariff. The British consumer is protected from a
'hold up' on price for the reason ihat
the Empire produces over 240,000,-
000 bushels more than its total requirements.
Liquor Control
"Possibly on an occasion like this
1 am expected to say something
about the liquor question in the Province of  British  Columbia.
"First of all ,the importance given
to this question b ythe press and liy
the public surely is un Indication of
lack of proper proportion. Were we
to visit France, mercurial and hysterical though we may deem the
French people, would we not ridicule
anti comment upon a whole nation
pining its future progress ami destiny on tlu* question of 'booze'?
"This situation has reached such
a head that within a week one was
amazed to read on the front page of
a British Columbia daily paper the
important   announcement   that   the
Chicago gang leader and bootlegger
(Scar-Faced Al Capone) was not
dead, lmt only suffering from u cold.
The world, no doubt, is now anxiously waiting for news of 'Hard-Boiled
George1 and what he cats for break-
"The present situation has, as you
all know, arisen as one of the results
of the war. .Many people deemed
that total prohibition would help the
war.   The results you know.
"Government control came into
this province early in the game.
From the normal man's point of view
the distribution of liquor to those
who want it should be conducted
much on the lines of the postoffice
where people can go and buy whnt
they require, It is plain, therefore,
we could eliminate a lot of trouble in
this connection were people to look
upon the whole situation in a coldblooded businesslike way.
Observe   the   Law
"The present Liquor Act, as it
stands on the statute hooks, is the
luw of the land. Be it wise or otherwise, it is the law; anil all right-
thinking people will do their best to
en-operate and see that it is kept,
the board with the
tin* people is a sim-
ir help and good
oi'dinaryily diffi-
Sargon Routed His
12 Years Troubles
"I'd been a victim of stomach
trouble and constipation for 12 years
1  suffered with  indigestion, could'nt
half steep, and rheumatic pains in
my left knee worried mc continually.
The relief 3  bottles of Sargon gave
me is remarkable. A feeling of new
strength and energy has come over
my whole system. All my ailments.
including my rheumatic pains, are
gone and I'm enjoying line health.
"The good effects of Sargon Pills
stay wtih you and they are so gentle
and natural in action I hardly knew
I hnd taken them."—Charles J.
Payne, 05 1 Sth Ave., \V\, Vancouver.
Sargon may be obtained in Cumberland from Lang's Drug & Book
The  position
pie one; without tl
will  it  will  he e\li
"In order to
upon people's
get   some   hon*
the   handling
impress the situation
ninds we will have to
ible examples, and in
if these, as in most
f the kind, justice cannot be
tempered with mercy, or consideration,"  continued   Mr.  Thomson.
"When the history of the liquor
administration is written, perhaps
some the rulings aud actions may
savor more of the blacksmith's anvil
than of the calm, judicial atmosphere
of the Privy Council, but wo have the
work to ilo and we must get on with
"Now", as regards the city of Vancouver-, some people may think because I happen to have resided a
large portion of my life on Vancouver Island, that I take no interest in
your great city and your great port
wilh such future prospects. This, 1
tan assure you, is not the case
"It lias been my good fortune to
visit most parts of British Columbia
from the 49th parallel to the Arctic
Circle, and from Tete .Jamie Cache
in the Rocky Mountains, to Bella
Coola on the Pacific. In addition to
this, I fully appreciate what benefits
Vancouver benefits the rest of British Columbia, and in your present
expanding grain cxporl trade, I think
I might take credit to myself tor no
-mall share in [bis
"(Mi the ti
Union Bay
Mrs. Robt Thompson, of Aberdeen,
Wash, was a visitor in town on Wednesday, the Klie.si of Mrs. Bill Anchl
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kay left on
Saturday for Vancouver where Lliey
will spend a tew days' vacation.
I    Mis. D. P. Simpson left on Sunday
[for her home In Vancouver, after having spent thc past week In town, the
: guest of Mr.s. Seymour Abrams.
|    Mr. and Mrs. Harry Veal, of Victoria.
(are thc guests or the latter's parents.
'Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Hacgart.
Mrs. Lee Walrath. of Vancouver, is
spending a month with her mother.
Mrs  Eade.
Alter spending a lew days with her
parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. Glover, Mrs.
Waller Matthews left on Sunday for
her home in Seattle.
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| Mrs. Stella Peacock I
Cases   of   All   Kinds
\ Phone   92L Cnmoi \
Audrey.    Alan    Fractional,    Barbara
and Dean No. 2 Mineral
gallon went
building au<
vator on tin
by the Boar
put forward
position an
occasion when a dele-
Ottawa to urge the
d establishing of au ele-
e Coast, I was sent down
d of Trade in Victoria to
I our plea. Realizing the
1 urgency to establish an
lhe Pacific Coast of Can
I Office, Cumberland 159
| Night Call, Courtenay 134X
Your appearance is your greatest asset, so when in
doubt as to a good Haircut or Shave visit the
Central Barber Shop
P. P. Harrison
Main   Office
Courlenay Phone 258
Local Office
Cumberland Hotel in Evenings
Telephone   I15H  or  21
nda, I joined forces with lhe delegation from Vancouver and urged Cor
the establishment nt' the elevator
"Later on, when you know there
were great difficulties from the railroad viewpoint of getting a Western
movement of grain, the argument
being advanced that shipments of
grain would not stand transportation
through the tropics via the Panama
Canal owing to the moisture, I had
an opportunity, ns Food Controller
of Canada ,l<t arrange for the shipment of two cargoes through thc
Panama with men upon them to keep
*i complete record of the temperature
and moisture of lhe wiieat under the
varying tropical conditions, and these
records of the cargoes completely exploded the theory and established the
fact that the Panama Canal route
was both feasible and practical. The
result today is the development of
Vancouver as a great grain port, ami
it is a matter of pride with inc. personally, that I played my small part
in this development.
Only   Co urn Re   Rt-quircd
•'On   visiting   st.mc   town-   during
those so-called hard times, one rum-
; inates ami wonders what a risk eer-
, lain places are taking in being nicknamed the 'Wailing Wall."    We, on
■ the Pacific Coast of Canada have our
future in our own hands.    Vou men
in the great port of Vancouver have
the destinies of the city in your own
• hands.
■We are all proud of the fad that
1 the first Narrow! has been christened   'The   |.ion-.'   Cate'.   and   whenever
1 you may feel 'blue' and despondent
i all you have to do [s to look up and
'see the rugged lions of natural rock
standing guard over the destinies of
! your city.
, "A little of lhe lion's courage and
I the lion's grit would stand us all in
g I   stead  at  lhe   present   time  and
: it should not be forgotten that although the 'Poodle Pup' i*- much the
1 same shape as a lion. Ids actions are
I very different.
Define.*.   Capital
"hi   conclusion,   I   would   like   to
j rend Stephen Leaeock's definition of
I capital.    One often hears the exprcs-
- sion in   British Columbia: 'Wc  lack
I capita!.'     The   question   is   what   is
j capital'.'    Professor Leacock says:
• l     "'For most people capital and in-
\    vestment   arc   vague   terms,   entirely
■ 1 confused with money and documents,
j i bank cheques and other things, with
•.which they have in themselves noth-
;   ing to do.    But  by capital we mean
; ' in    political    economy     not    in    the
; j money market    -all the whole appar-
! I atus   of   thing*-   already   made   which
S j aro useful  in  making other things.
I j Machine?, are capital     factories, rail-
I   way  equipment,  telegraphs,   business
! ' premises,     In  fact, wc have only to
! ! open our eyes aud look about us, and
Situate in the Quatsino Mining
Division,   Rupert   District;
Where located: to the East of
Elk Lake nnd to the North or
Raging  River.
Lawful   holder:    Coast   Copper
Company Limited No. of holder's Free  Miner's  Certificate
TAKE NOTICE that I, C. A. Sea-
ton,    Free   Miner's   Certificate   No.
18034-D, acting as agent for Coast
Copper Company Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No. 40088-D, intend,
nt thc end of sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder,    for   Certificates   of   Improvements,  for the  purpose of ob-
taining Crown  Grants of the above
that action, under Section 85 of the
"Mineral Act", must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificates  of  Improvements.
Dated Ibis I lth dav of Julv. 1930.
Agent for Coast Copper
20-38 Company Limited.
Charlie Dalton
Meets Boat nt Union Bay
Every Sunday morning
:     (»lHI}l)CI'i<UHl
I CommarcUl    .Ll/|f<->|        «"<■
'HenditimrttM   P|*'ICI     Kea«»n«hl
Accomodal ion   The   Beit
I Booms Steam Heated
!        W.   MERRIFIELD,   Prop.
; what we mostly see is capital.    In a
industrial city there is more
capital in sight than scenery.'
"To this definition 'man power'
might well bo added, as the character
and quality of human livestock go a
long way to make a country prosperous.
•|'n fortunately, we arc passing
beyond the sphere and Influence of
i hose great men, the pioneers, who
fust opened and really made British
Columbia what it is. We should keep
their memories green and emulate
their determination and courage,
carrying on the work in our own
small way under much easier and
pleasuiiter experiences than they encountered; doing our bit to indicate
: our pride and faith in British Colum-
! bin, in Canada and the British Empire, of which we form a part, and
handing on to the rising generation
sonic of ihe wonderful faith and
spirit  of the  Western pioneers.
"Gentlemen, we all have problems
to face; work to do; difficulties lo
surmount; let us get on with it, as
it is our duty." concluded Mr. Thum- PAGE FOUR
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Smart New Silk Dresses have just arrived and art* on view, in
some of the best selling colors, comprising Black, Brown, Eawn
aud Navy. The designs arc very smart, and the prices are
a marvel of cheapness when you consider the wonderful quality. We have mosl of the sizes and if you have time to caU
c the dresses we have to offer to you from $6.95 to
$9.75 you will in- hgreeably"§urprised.
MILLINERY--Wc arc showing quite a l'e\v of the new felt and
velvet hats and for a snappy new hat see our $2.95 line of
felts in the prevailing colors.
RAYON SILKS—Come in beautiful colors, the shades are nile
green, helio, fawn, peach, and the prettiest of all is the white
white which looks more like ;i very expensb.e silk than tin*
regular price of all those Silks,     ('illy 59c per yard.
COTTON DRESSES—We have still a few .if our besl grade
cotton dresses, which wc have reduced to $1.95 each to
effect a speedy clearance.
SWEATERS FOR BOYS —We invite you to see our special
line of boys sweaters in shades of Eawn, navy, grey and red,
all at 95c each    jusl what you *want for school days.
SILK HOSE - We consider we have as good a line of full
fashioned hose for holies as you can gel anyplace, ami our
colors arc all good, ilit- quality is the l>est for the price.
See our leader at  $1.50 per pair.
PILLOWSLIPS—See our three leaders in pillow cases, and
every one of them wc fee] will meet any competition you
may care to test them with. Cases full size hemstitched,
25c each.     Heavier quality, and full size, each . 37>iiC
Hest grade cases, a wonderful line at. per pair 95c.
HEMSTITCHED SHEETS--WV invite comparison of our line
at  per pair   $2.5o
m_''**,.;■ ♦ -.♦. ♦ ... *^L*^_j*»-.i".^:.j«--::
♦,      Personal Mention
Sp i nip   tn
(Continued from page one)
|ne ,el}f»tt i*faj*smsa}*tm itflfrw ,<.**>frM...»i/w..<^/WCI
] family
on the road to recovery and expects to
leave that institution this week.
nd   .Mrs.   S.   Alexander   und
if Cowichan Lake, are visit-
former's   mother,   Mrs.   M.
Mrs. E, Shaver and little daughter, Donna, of Victoria, are here on
a two weeks' visit to the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Young,
Trent Road.
Seventeen tables were In play at the
Welsh society's weekly whist drive and
-''•tr'social held last Saturday evening in
V^i ! Cumberland hall. Mrs. Turner, a vis-
W& ■ itor   from   Nanaimo,   captured   Indies'
§5jM lirst prize; Mrs. R. McNeil, second.; E. Roberts, New Townsite. motored
j*fe In the men's division W. Davies. Minto. to Nanaimo where he spent the week-
Inland Sid. Hunt carried oft the prizes.     ,end.
|j£i Mrs. G. Richardson returned Sunday | Mrs, A. Williams was hostess at lun-
;|£ |from a visit to Victoria. jcheon on Friday in honor of her aunt
fW\     Mr. and Mrs. J. Donnelly, Jr., mo-1 Mrs. R. Thomson, of Aberdeen, Wash
M& I tored  to South  Wellington  on Satur-
day to visit the former's parents and
returned on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan. McMillan, of Nanaimo, motored here on Saturday lo
spend the week-end. Returning with
them was the former's mother, Mrs.
M. McMillan, who has bcen their guest.
Dunns her two month' absence Mrs.
McMillan also paid a visit to her
daughter in Vancouver.
Mrs. Eva Schrader. of San Francisco,
Cab. fs visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. Coe.
■ • i
'A; I
100 yards men, City of Nanaimo,
Mrs. Jas. Bennie who underwent an Roy Hebden trophy, time 10 4-5 sec.
operation for appendicitis at Cumber-j lst Norman Green, Nanaimo, B.C.;
land general hospital recently, is well  -nd,  Wm. Hoggan, Nanaimo,  B.C.;
iccts to 13rd, D. Horrocks, Nanaimo, B.C.
Marathon Bicycle Race, Ladysmith
to Nanaimo, Vancouver Sun cup, 43
Mr. and Mrs. S. Davis and Mrs. R.  minutes:   1st   Pete  Tyson,   Victoria
D. Brown motored to Coombs on Sun-! Y.M.C.A.; 2nd Wm. Dewar,  Exten-
day and spent thc day as guests of Mr. | sion,  B.C.;_ 3rd, John  McGlaughlin,
and Mrs. Jas. Nathaniel.
W. Kelly, principal of the high
school, motored to Nanaimo Saturday
to meet Mr.s. Kelly and family who
will take up residence on Windermere
Avenue, this city.
Covers were laid tor ten.
Mr. and Mrs. Tucker James spent
the week end in Victoria, the guests
of Mr. James* parents, returning to
the city on Tuesday.
Clap Hands!
Fnergv—-just brimminB over with energy! Only
proper feeding cun do this for babies. And Nestle's
Evaporated Milk is thc proper food.
Anti here's the Rcast.n ! Nestle's Evaporated Milk is just
thc best of fresh cow's milk with part oflhe water removed—
then seideil and sterilized in air-rt^lit containers. Add water
again and you have absolutely pure, safe milk—but more
readily digestible than ordinary milk because tbe large fat
({lobules of tbe milk have been broken up into small onet
of tbe same size as in Mother's milk. Also, the curds which
form in the stomach when Nestle's Evaporated Milk is used
are soft and flaky and therefore easily digestible.
Use Nestle's P.vapnnited Mill* for Your Baby. Use il In
coffee—io cocoa—in tea. Use it in all cooking and as a
bever.tge hy diluting with one to two parts water.
:■:     EAT CHICKEN    :-:
Tln> price of heavy breed '■', and -I pounders has not
yet gone up—We have 800 Cockerels ready now and
more to follow.
Come in Kyi' Bay and gel what you want.
W. A. B. Paul = Wedeene Poultry Farm
, **
tf£ |    W. A. Owens motored to Nanaimo on
% j Saturday.
Mrs. Denholme of North Vancouver.
a former resident, is the guest of Mrs.
Esther King, having arrived with her
hostess who visited the mainland lust
Members of the "Elite" cribbage cluh,
composed of women enthusiasts of thai
interesting card game, who held a very
successful series last season, convened
for the first of their fall and winter
gatherings on Wednesday evening last
in the Cumberlnnd hnll. There was a,
fine attendance, four tables being in
play with Mrs. Jas. Murray and Mr.s.
A. Maxwell. Jr., winning first and second prizes respectfully. Delicious refreshments were served at the conclusion of play and plans laid for the
Mrs. B. Sweeney, of Powell River,
who has been visiting her mother, Mrs.
Gibson. Windermere Ave., for the past
few weeks, has returned to her home.
Mrs. Jas. Magnone, of Port Alberni.
was the guest of her mother, Mrs. M.
Mitchell, during the week.
Mrs. N. Hudson and Mrs. W. Marshall, of Union Bay. accompanied by the
latter's two sisters. Mesdames Turner
and Thatcher, of Nanaimo. who are her
guests, were visitors to Cumberland oni
The announcement appears in recent
Vancouver papers of the engagement of
Miss Dorothea Gillespie of that city to
Walter Thomas Patrick, of Montreal.
The bride-to-be. who is a daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Gillespie, is well
known here nnd is a native daughter of
Mr. nnd Mrs. D. Hunden. Misses Ellen and Penrl. motored to Nnnaimo on
Saturday.   They also were guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J, Matthews at North-
| field.
j Mrs. J. Cameron and her mother,
Mrs. Ross, left on Sunday for tlie enp-
lital when; they will spend the next'
j W. Bowden, of Union Bay. has joined j
the stafi ol Wilcock Bros., butchers,
and lias with his family taken up residence here.
j Armstrong's football eleven journey-)
ed io Campbell River on Sunday where'
j a game wns played with a team from
Quathinski Cove. The local boys report a fine outing, though they lost
the game 4-2.
Mrs. James Dick and sons
returned last week from their summer
home at Little River.
Harry Norm, oi the government office staff, left Saturday on his annual
z^z.^   three weeks' holiday.
Mr, and Mrs. Ci. Henderson will leave
o*n Wednesday by motor lor Los An-
gt'Jes, Calif. They will be accompanied
|by the latter's mother. Mrs, Knowlton.
of Victoria, and expect to be away for
tthe next three weeks.
I Miss Jean Johnston has resumed her
■duties on the staff of the n. c. Telephone Co. after nn absence of several j
months due lo illness.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Ledingham nnd Gordon!
spent ibe week-end in Vancouver.
Mrs. R. Spittnl. of Vancouver, re-1
turned to her home on Saturday after
visiting her sister, Mrs, S. Boothman.
Mrs. R. Thomson Doreen nnd Jackie. I
of Aberdeen. Wash., left on Saturday!
en route for their home nfter spending
a week with relatives here, They were
accompanied to Nanaimo by motor by
J. Thomson nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. W Auchinvole.
Alberni "Buffs baseball nine were
visitors on Sundny. engaging in games
on the recreation grounds, first nt 1
p.m. with Minto. which proved to be
an exciting affair, ending iu favor of
the latter with a n-3 score; later at
5 p.m. with the local 'Athletics' who
look thc visitors into camp witli a score
of 11-1.   C. Bates
was umpire on both
Church of England Services
Trinity Church, Cumberland
Sunday. Sept.-1 (Trin. XIII)
Holy (Communion:  8 a.m.
Evensong:   7  p.m.—Rev. G.  L.
Bourdillon,   M.A.
is now re-opened in the
Anglican Parish Hall, daily
from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
$5.00 per month.    Books and
stationery provided. No extras
Saws filed by Machine
—they cut truer, faster, better—just like new! Teeth,
bevels, pitches are made uniform, and mechanically accurate. Quicker service on all
kinds of saws. Let us file your
saws by machine—you'll bo
Leave Saws at Tommy's
Hardware Store
In loving memory of a dear hus
band and father, William Cooper
Colling, who passed away September
14th,  1929.
Peacefully sleeping, resting at last,
The   World's   weary   troubles   and
trials are passed;
Xn silence be suffered; in patience
be  bolt-;
'Till God called him home.
To suffer no more.
Ever remembered by bis loving
wife and family,
.alVV*       .41 .  »«
wife wauls to make her dollars stretch as
is possible.   Thrifty women know thai their dollar
it I hi- store than elsewhere, and that every-
Ihe -niiir iiiiil'n
// «*
Still Doing
Hemstiching - -
Mrs. Francesclnl having sold
out her business on Dunsmuir
avenue is prepared to do pic-
oting and hemstitching at hor
| Corner of Windermere Ave. and
Third Street
Nanaimo, B.C.
100 yards women, City of Nanaimo, J. A. Irvine trophy, time 18 1-5
sec: 1st Bud. Bindon, Nanaimo, B.C.
2nd Phoebe Main, Nanahro, B.C.,
3rd, Mae Guineas, Nanaimo, B.C.
12 lb, shot put men, open, Dr. O.
(i. Ingham trophy, 38 ft, 3% inches
1 st, Alexander MacDonald, Nanaimo ,B.C; Paul Brooker, Victoria.
B.C.J Art Chapman, Victoria, B.C.
100 yards boys, 18 years and under, Senator Planta trophy, time 10
1-6 sees.: lst, George Brown, Cumberland, B.C.; 2nd D. Horrocks, Nanaimo, .B.C,; 3rd, Lyn Patrick, Victoria, B.C.
00 yards girls, 18 years and under, open (no trophy) 7 2-5 sec: lst
Kay Brown, Cumberland, B.C.; 2nd,
Lizzie Main, -Nanaimo, B.C.; 3rd,
Bud Bindon, Nanaimo, B.C.
■140 yards men, open, W. E. Humming trophy, time 57 2-5 sees.: lst,
Lyn Patrick, Victoria Y.M.C.A.; 2nd
H. E. Wilson, Chemainus, B.C.; 3rd,
C. Sunningham, Victoria, B.C.
100 yards open, Capital Theatre
trophy, time 10 2-5 sees.: lst, Lome
Campbell, Victoria, B.C.; 2nd, Henrv
Watson. Cumherland, B.C.; 3rd, William  Mearna,  Victoria,  B.C.
100 yards women, open, Ryan
Bros, trophy, time 12 2-5 sees.: lst,;
Kay Brown, Cumberland, B.C.; 2nd,;
Bud Binden, Nanaimo, B.C.; 3rd, I
Lizzie Main, Nanaimo, B.C.
880 yards men, open, Dr. Hall I
trophy, time 2 min. 4 1-5 sees.: 1st,'
Chartress Cunningham, Royal Oak,;
Victoria Y.M.C.A.; 2nd, Ray Kersey,;
Keating. B.C. (Victoria Y.M.C.A.);
3rd, Frank Aldous, Victoria, B.C.
fit) yards women, open (no trophy)
7 4-6 sec: lst, Kay Brown, Cumberland. B.C.; 2nd, Lizzie Main, Nanaimo, B.C.; 3rd, Mae Guiness, Nanai- J
mo. B.C.
220 yards men, open, Nanaimo
Lumber trophy, time 25 sees, (bad
turn): lst, Henry Watson, Cumber-]
land, B.C.; 2nd, Wm. Mearna, Victoria, B.C.; 3rd. Lome Campbell,
Nanaimo,  B.C.
Running ■ Broad Jump, Sheriff j
Trawford trophy, 19 ft 9in.: 1st, W,
F. Russell, Coombs, R.C.; 2nd, Art,
Chapman, Victoria, B.C.; 3rd, A. T.I
Fell, Victoria, B.C.
1 mile relay (440 yards each man)
David Spencer trophy, time 3 min
55 sees., lst, V.M.C.A. Victoria; 2nd
High jump men, open. Daily Prov-
ince trophy, 5 ft, 7 inches (not recognized) : lst W. F. Russell, Coombs
B.C.; 2nd, A. T. Fell, Victoria Y.M.
C.A.; 3rd, A. Chapman, Victoria.
Pole vault men, open, Metropolitan Stores trophy, 10 ft (not to be
recognized): lst, D. Atlin, Ladysmith
B.C.; 2nd, Ray Kersey, Victoria
Y.M.C.A., Keating, B.C.; 3rd, N.
Hastings, Nanaimo, B.C.
Starters for all vents, Phil Piper, |
Nanaimo,  B.C. >
Time Keepers: Roy Hebden (form-'
erly Victoria, B.C.). Ernie Kelley, j
Nanaimo, B.C.; Frank L. Reynolds, I
Nnnaimo, B.C.
Judges   track   events:   Victor   B. !
Harrison,   Dr.   Allan   Hall,   Charles
Judges field events: Rill Culligan,
Jack DeLong, Tom Lewis.
All track measurements under
supervision of C. Murray Reynolds.   I
Patronize a B.C. Product
Order your Christmas Cards this year from
someone who specializes in this class of work.
You would not think of going to a grocery store
to buy jewelery. Why go to anyone else but
a printer for Christmas cards? We have the
finest samples of greeting cards that it has ever
been our lot to handle. Most of tham are B.C.
products and printed right here in Cumberland.
The cards that are imported ones are plainly
marked. Every dollar you spend on these cards
remains in B. C—and most of it right here in
Cumberland. Order early and if not convenient
to call at the office just 'I'hone 35 and sample
books will be sent.
;,    The Cumberland Islander     *',
Specializing in High Grade Christmas
Greeting Cards
f*tj)f*,.fflt,   iiaj^nM^ii ms\s%m n"V^»
| Girls' Coats with Capes on |
79c. and 95c
39e. and 19c.
Tides in the Comox District
; Date       Day
Breakfast &Tca Muffins
By Belly Barclay
j Time
H't. I   Time
■ Time
| 2:07
I 2:46
I 8:38
I  4:20
, 5:20
1 6:38
•> >,
1 7:40
I 1:27
I 2:40
I 3:53
1 5:03
| 0:02
] 0:42
! 1:21
| 2:01
I 2:44
1 2:44
1 4:24
I 5:27
htiyfl more
thing is ii
Muffins taste Rood this time of
year. The cooler thc weather, the
better they taste. Here are two recipes, quite similar, hut the tea muffins are 'smaller and sweeter than
those served at the morning meal:
Breakfast  Muffins
2 cups special cake Hour, sifted
\  teaspoons bakinjr powder
•4 teaspoon salt
1 egjr, well beaten
:,j   cup milk
4 tablespoons butter or other short
euing melted
Sift flour once, measure, add bak-
in|? powder and salt, and sift again.
Combine egg and milk and add to
flour, beating until smooth. Add
shortening. Bake in greased muffin
pans in hot oven (400 degrees P.)
25 minutes.   Makes 10 muffins.
Queen Tea Muffins
lsi  cups special flour sifted
■1  teaspoons baking powder
Mi  teaspoon salt
■I tablespoons butter or other shortening
•I tablespoons sugar
1 egg, well beaten
-"Vi   cup milk
Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and salt, and sift again.
Cream butter, add sugar, and cream
together thoroughly. Add egg, then
flour, alternately with milk, a small
amount at a time. Bent after each
addition until smooth. Bake in greased muffin pans in hot oven (450 degrees F.) 20 minutes. Makes 18
small muffins.
Mumford's Grocery
Phone 71
P» H Up richer taking
The Burden Co., Limited
I lamer Arcade, Vancouver
Send Free Racipo Book tot
= Peanut Brittle ■
made fresh every week
Pcr 35clb-
Dunsmuir Avenue Cumberland
C. H. Tarbell & Son
Before the cold weather comes Brighten-up your Home
with a flesh coat of Paint or Varnish.   A coat
of Good Paint is true economy.
S. W. P. Regular Colors: I., pint 85c, Quart $1.50, Vi
gallon $2.85. 1 gallon   $5.35
Marnot Floor Enamel: A durable, lustrous finish. It is
hard .tough and elastic, pints 85c, Quarts ... $1.50
Family Paint: A paint that can be repeatedly washed.
I/, pints, '10c; pints, 70c, quarts $1.25; I:. gallon
$2.25; gallons : $4.25
Shcrwillac Fast-Dri Enamel: Dries dust free in four
hours with a durable glossy finish. Vi pints ,'!5c.
l/o pints 65c, pints $1.15, quarts $2.15
Sherwillac Varnish Stain: For floors, furniture and all
interior woodwork. Vi. pints 30c, ''■, pints 55c,
1 pints 95c. 1 quarts $1.75
Semi-IiUstre: A quality paint for the interior with a
soft mellow lustre. Makes a beautiful job. Pints
80c, quarts   $1.50
Linseed Oil Paint: An ideal paint for protecting and
beautifying shingle roofs, houses and garages. 1
gals. $3.25, in 4 gal. cans, per gal $3.00
Fast-Dri Varnish: Dries dust free in four hours, y.,
pints 65c, pints $1.15, quarts   $1.95
Marnot Varnish: A durable finish for floors and Linoleums, i/i pints 65c, pints $1.15, quarts $1.95
We also have a full and well assorted stock of Paint
and Varnish Brushes.
More cups to the Pound and Better, MACLEAN'S Orange Pekoe


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