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With which is Consolidated The Cumberland News.
TWENTY-EIGHTH     YEAR.—No. 27.
CUMBERLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, JULY 5, 1910
Subscription Price, ?2.00 per year
INSPECTING THE GREAT PERSHING STADIUM
'The
Woman la the Welt," ure Hurt by
Prying  Timber  la Realistic Scene,
Hedd aNova, starring with J. Frank
Glendon in "Tlie Woman lu the Web,"
General Pershing, accompanied by American engineers, inspecting
tlie great Pershing Stadium, nciring completion at Jolnville-Le-
Pont, near Paris.
LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  NEWS
POR SALE—A 4-roomed house and
two acres of land, one acre Iceared,
one and a half miles from town. Apply
P.O. Box 181, Cumberland, B.C. Cash
or terms.
ANGLICAN SERVICES — Sunday,
July Gth—"Peace Sunday." Holy Communion ut 8.30 a.m. Service at Royston School at 3.30 p.m. Thanksgiving
Service at 7 p.m.
WANT REINSTATEMENT TRESTLE BLOWN UP
OF TELEPHONE STAFF     AS SCREEN PLAYERS
,   URGE HORSES ACROSS
Vancouver, B.C., June 30.—The only 	
obstacle to settlement of the general Cowboys la Vftinrrnph serial
strike ln Vancouver Is the reinstatement of telephone operators, was told
by labor leaders this morning. If the
B.C. Telephone Company wlll agree to
take the striking operators back without discrimination, no difficult will be Vltugruph's latest 15-cbapter serial,
encountered regarding the return to sets a puce for daredevil riding in the
work of the other unions, they de- second episode, which will bo scon ut
clared. the llo llo Theatre tonight.
The Metal Trades Council came ln A bridge built for the serial ou Vilu-
for severe criticism by several of tho graph   ranch,   near   Hollywodd, Cat,
speakers   for   its   action in taking a was blown up, but two or three soe-
"back to work" vote ln face of the onds after a band  of horsemen,  led
henvy vote recorded In favor of stay- >by Miss Nova, had raced down a steep
ing out polled at the mass  meeting mountain side, ovcr the bridge and ou
held at the Arena on Friday last. past the camera.   Flying limber caus-
The return of the street carmen to ed by the explosion resulted In sov-
work was another, cause for rccrlm- ernl more or  loss serious cuts  und
(nation by some of the speakers, and bruises to the players, who, although
In this connection, despite a sturdy riding madly, had not time to get ou'.
defence offered by one of the mem- of range before tbe explosion occurred,
hers of the union from the platform,'    Although the most expert horsemen
the action of those who voted to re- In LosAugeles and vicinity hade been
turn to work was also severely crltl- engaged for the scene, Miss Nova Bet
eized by W. H. Cotterell, president of a pace that caused the men to spur
the union. their horses to keep pace with her.
After being Idle since June 5, Van- Seventy riders urged their horses t.i
couver's  street   cars   were   running their fastest pace down the hillside,
again, thhis morning. which, In Itself, was dangerous enough
Following   the   counting  of  votes without the additional hazard of hav-
cast by members of the street railway- Ing the bridge dynamited,
men's union Saturday, a meeting of The   man   operating   the   plunger
the union Sunday decided to return which ignited the fuse could not see,
to work today.  This decision came at- for the cluod of dust raised by tho
BERLINERS EN MASSE I'ltOTI ST AGAINST TERMS OF PEACE
qi'fts
The procession ol* Germans on thoir way to (lie Reichstag to hoar
terms of the Peace Treaty
Herr Scbiedomann's explanation of ilie
AUTOMOBILE HEATS SPEEDING
EXPRESS  IN   SCREEN   RACE
NEVER TOOK  A  DANCING LESSON
A   thrilling   race  between   ;i   high
powered motor car nml   an   cxpies;
Irene
si I"
FURNITURE WANTED.—Highest
Cash price paid for all kinds of second
hand furniture and stoves, In large or
small lots. Calls promptly attended
to.   Phone 53, Courtenay, B.C.
Tlie Maccabees of Cumberland will
hold a dance iu the Ilo Ilo Dance Hall
on Thursday, July loth. Particulars
later.
The officers and members of Mount
Horeb L.O.L., No., 1676, wlll atten.l.
Divine Service at Courtenay Presbyterian Church, on Sunday eveiilag,
July 6th. Rev. J. Hyde will deliver
the sermon.
Miss Geogheyan, pupil of the London College of Music and teacher of
several years' experience, s Intends
starting a music class in Cumberland,
Studio will be open In September. Applicants kindly leave names at this
office.
PRIVATE GARAQB TO RENT.   Ap-      Miss Hall, of St. Paul, Minn., arrived
ply T. .Mordy, Box 105, Cumberland]      here on a visit, and will be the house
 . guest of Rev. and Mrs. Comley.
ter considerable discussion, a narrow riders, just how far the last man was
majority favoring a return to work, from the bridge before he set oil the trajn |„ socll  j„  h,,, <>|„.|,juk of  tIn-
Out of about 750 votes cast, a majority dynamite, and the effect on thc screen 8ecom|   episode   of   Viliigraph's  new
of 45 favored a walk-in.   The union will be almost as If sqme of the riders Beria]i
has 1,200 members In Vancouver. were still on the bridge at tlie time of
The teamsters' and warehousemen's the explosion.
union announces that it has elected c	
Its own strike comniittee and will
hereafter handle Its own strike activities. It is stated that the Union
decided not to go back to work yet,
but no announcement is forthcoming.
The outside civic employees are
hack at work, and the vexed question
of seniority of the men who struck
wlll be discussed by the civic federation and the city council.
The moulders' union meets tonight
to take a vote on returning to work.
Shipyard workers wlll also vote tonight.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Gordon returned to
WANTED—At thc Ford Garage, Courtenay, B.C,   first-class   and   speedy Cumberland on Tuesday.
auto mechanic; no oilier need apply. 	
Returned soldier preferred.
WINNIPEG STRIKERS ARE
RETURNING TO WORK
Mr
day.
G. L. Andrews arrived on Tiles-
George- Rideout, of Victoria, arrived
on Tuesday on a visit to Ills brother,
R. L. Rideout.
Miss Dessie Stewart returne 1 home
on Thursday.
LOST—A  lady's  gold   wrist watch
Miss Eva G. Bickle left fir Victoria
and chain bracelet, on the Courtenay °" Fvmy t0 attend Summo" School
Road, near Ihe brewery.   Reward If 10r teachers, which opens on Monday,
returned to T. D McLean, or Islander
Ofllce, Cumberland, B.C. Mrs*  C*   Dilndo  returned   home  o*i
  Tuesday.
"The Sign Invisible" is the First National program at tlie Ilo Ilo Theatre
on Tuesday.
Mrs. Allsopp, of Nanaimo,  is here
on a visit to Mrs. Dando.
Harry Armstrong, of this city, was
lined' $60.00 and costs in the city police
court for violating tlie Prohibition Act.
C. It. Drader. principal of the Cumberland Public School, has resigned
and left for Victoria on .Monday.
Miss C, Jaynes left for N'anaimo on
Sunday.
F. Campbell and H. S. Hooper, of
Union Bay, were eacli lined $50.00 and
costs for exceeding tlie speed limit
when driving through the streets of
Cumberland.
The Northwest Mounted Police made
raid on all the Socialist quarters In
the district on Monday.
Winnipeg, June 30.—It ls expected
that by Thursday morning or at the
latest Friday, some 8,000 men employed in the railway shops In Winnipeg, who were out ln consequence of
the sympathetic strike, wlll have returned to work.
A general understanding was arrived at today affecting 5,000 who bad
been in the service of the Canadian
National railways, and It is expected
that a similar arrangement will be
effected respecting the men who were
employed by the Canadian Pacific Rail
way.
Building trades workers will return
to duty Wediicsday morning. The
majority of tlie essential trades have
voted to resume work, on the understanding that contractors will negotiate outstanding wage schedules Immediately.
The Woman in the Web
which will be seen at the Ilo Ilo Theatre tonight. Heddn Nova, the beautiful young Russian actress, aud J.
Frank Glendon, stars in the serial, ar'.'
fleeing from their pursuers after driving the car across a burning bridge,
and their only chance to escape Is to
overtake tbe express. Speed laws or
safety were not considered in making
the scene, Mr. Glendon being satisfied
to hang onto the steering wheel and
trusting to luck as the car dashed
along the narrow road by tbe railroad
tracks.
The train was overhauled just ns i'
was about lo pull out of llle station,
nnd the pair driving up on the platform swung onto the rear platform
aking an Instant to wreck l be raech
anlsm of the automobile so their enemies could not use it against them
The story of "The Woman In the
Web" la that of a young girl bound
by royal blood to marry a noble suitor
but who loves a young American. Slip
undertakes a great mission and in carrying it out Is fought al every turn
by powerful influences reaching
around tlie'globc. but protected always
by the American.        'k
beautiful screen star,
never took n dancing lesson In ber
life, yet In five years of professional
stage and ball room dancing slie
earned live hundred thousand dollars.
Then she went to the screen. The last'
picture she made, finishing it a few
days before tne tragic death of Capt.
Castle on Ihe aviation field In Texas,
was "The Girl from Bohemia," a Pathe
plya. "The Girl from Bohemia," wlll
he shown at 'he Ilo Ilo Theatre next
Wednesday, July Oth.
NOTICE
Owners of cows, horses and live
stock are hereby notified Hint on and
after Hie 15th Inst, the provisions of
Ihe City of Cumberland Pound Bylaw
will be strictly enforced.
Horses running nt large al any timo
wiil he Impounded.
Cows running at large between (be
hours of 8 p.m. and s a.m. will be impounded.
tlier than milch cows,
re ni any time will be
Live.stock
ruuning at I
impounded.
Ily Order,
A. McKINNON, City Clerk.
.Mrs. TThoinas Michell left forCran-
brook on  .Monday.
Miss Nellie Ronalds, of San  Frun-
clsco, arrived on Tuesday.
Mrs. John Frame mid Mrs. 11. Harrison left for Seattle ou Monday.
Pte. Felice Crlspl, decorated for lis!
148 wounds, is one of eighteen soldiers to receive the gold Medal of
Honour.
Mr. and Mrs
on Tuesday.
ii. II. Haasoll returned
Miss M. Whltworlh left for Vancouver on .Monday.
II. Colllshaw wenl in
.Monday.
Vancouver ou
CELEBRATION DATE ARRANGED
George Bowen, of Nanaimo, recently
returned from (be front arrived here      .Mrs. 11. I,. Ride
on Wednesday. ver on Sunday.
mi lefl for Vnncou-
t'has. Home arrived on Tuesday.
SEAPLANE N-C4 AT MOMENT OF COMPLETING GREAT OCEAN FLIGHT
-i.  *" v"-'-^_ v. *" "•-•Sr  "— — *■     'T-&:
The successful N-C4, commanded by Lieut-Commander Read, rush-
along the water to her anchorage at Lisbon, Spain, after her flight
from Pontn Delgada.
OTTAWA, July 2.—In view of His
Majesty's   recent   proclamation,   and
Mr. H. TT. Hnzelton, president ot having regard to the desire expressed
tlie Builders' Exchange, tonight an- as to a general celebration of peace
nounced Hint the workers of the build- throughout Ihe Empire, the Governing trades would all return to work ment has appointed Sunday, July 6,
on Wednesday morning. Tlle scale Is as n day of general thanksgiving for
that offered the employees before tbe the blessing of peace and. lias also
strike, namely from 5 to 16 cents in- concurred and Is appointing Saturday,
crease ln all trades. Negotiations July 19th, for pence celebrations lu all
were carried on by thc various unions purls of tbe Dominion.
with thc Builders Exchange the om-  0	
ploycrs   declining   to   recognize   the I'LENTV OE THRILLS IN
Building Trades Council. .NEW IRENE CASTLE PI,IV
A settlement of the metal trades dls- 	
pute may be effective at tho same time Everyone likes stories that are roll
although committee members declared of action nnd thrills, That Is shown
that contract shop strikers had no by Ihe large sale or hooks of Hint des-
Intention of returning "Just yet." erlntlon, which ure read with avidity
All employees of the Vulcan Iron by persons of every class. Such n
Works will bo back at work Wcdncs- s(ory |s that of (he Putbo play, "Tbe
duy morning, It waB definitely an- Girl From Bohemia," slurring tho
nounced tonight, At meetings now charming Irene Castle, which wlll lie
being held it is thought likely that tbo seon nt the Ilo Ilo Theatre on Wcdncs
men wlll vote In favor of a general re- day, July Oth, It Is tremendously ox-
sumption of work In the contract citing and tlierels a mystery In It that
metal shops. has you guessing from starlr to finish.
"Ill  order to await developments," —, .,, .
tlwlive men of European nationality M*s. Burrell returned lo Victoria
—C'linrltonoff, Aliuazoff, Berenczku, on Friday, after a ten-day visit to Mr,
D'evyatken and Blumenburg- -arrested and Mrs. A. C. Lymn.
on charges of sedition in connection    f-	
wifh tlie general strike in Winnipeg, Justice, which, jt states, "Is being
who commenced a hunger strike lu signed by tliuoRajida upon thousands
Stony Mountain penitentiary yoster- of our citizens." ' It roads:
day morning, partook of food, at mid- "We, tlie undersigned, make vigor-
day today. The reason assigned for 0us protest against deportations of
the calling off of the hunger strike ls men held In Stony Mountain pehlton-
the fuct that Judge Dawson Is going tlary or elsewhere ih the Domin Ion
to hear the appeal for ball of their without first granting them fair an I
counsel, M. Hymans, on Wednesday,   open jury trial.   We urgently petition
The Western Labor News features you thai pending such trial they be
a petition to be sent to the Minister oi  released ou ball."
MONE*
YOVR
SOCK
?*s
IF"
IDLE
MfcfEY
MAKE your money work and earn son
Sixteen Thrift Stamps arc exchai
lething.
ble for
a $100 Wat* Savings Stamp, and for every War
Savings Stamp you accumulate tlie Dominion of
Canada is pledged to pay you $5.00 in 1921
IT Invest thc interest on your Victory Bunds aud
make it work and earn for you.
NATIONAL  WAII  SAVINOH  CCIMMI1I1.K
(llrllMi Columbia Division)
Vint. n,rv»'r,  B.C.
Bwy Thrift Staj* TWO
THK'! ISLANDS*,  CUU1KRLAMD, B. C.
eliisni.' It is devoid of all Gospel
teaching. They have 'Saints." in their
Children's Magazine they print biographies of 'Socialist Saints.' These
have included republicans and murder
ers. They have 'Testimonies.' Young
'converts,' (as they are called) get
up and testify that 'religion is superstition.'
  "Thus God 1° blasphemed, the Bible
The following Is a copy of resolu- denied and the Gospel parodied. The
tions adopted by the Vancouver Board poor, unhappy children go among
of Trade al a meeting held on June 10: their fellows and sow these seeds of
WHEREAS the high cost ot living lias unbelief—surely a menace to the Eng-
reached such a point that many of the ,nnd of t0<la» ana tne fu'»re"
®lje Salatttor
Published every Saturday at Cumberland, B.C.
SATITJUY. JULY 5th, 1919
RESOLUTIONS RE THE HIGH COST
OF LIVING
people of Canada find it impossible to
obtain proper and nourishing food In
sufficient quantity to maintain their
bodily health and vigor; and In spite
of the fact that the war Is now ended
the prices ni food are still Increasing.
' The Life of Faith Is a most reliable
Christian journal and Mr. Reade Is
evidently In a position to know what
he is writing about If this Is a true
representation of Militant Socialism,
It   Is  certainly  a   most   foolish   and
AND WHEREAS the dangerous social dangerous cult It ls hoped that only
unrest of the present Is greatly ac- " »"ln11 minority In England hold
eentunted by these conditions: tncsc vlews' mA t,mt thelr trlbe W|U
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that decrease. It ls n moBt hopeloss creed,
this meeting, composed of represent, without either fnth or charity. Hb
atlves of forty-three labor organiza- adopton would involve great dangers;
tions and ten other societies, demands "lore Is no possibility that it would
that the Dominion Government take Improve conditions In this life ln any
Immediate steps to prevent the ex- way, and, as far as thc future life, It
portation of any food stuffs from Can- rol,H lts vlctlm8 ot a" hope.-The
uda except the surplus over and- above Sentinel.
the needs ol the Canadian people;
THAT we also demand that the Dominion Government rescind Immediately
the Order-in Council passed on or
about December 11th, 1918. regarding
the establishment of Municipal Fair
Price Inquiry Committees, and that
the previous Order-in-Couneil of October 4th, II)IS, be reenacted, with such
amendments as will extend to the
Committees the same powers of Investigation as are therein granted to
the Minister, and be put in force Immediately;
THAT we further demand that the
Dominion Government take immediate
steps to effectively control the prices,
profits, and distribution of the necessities of life by the appointment of a
Trades Commissioner or Commissioners with full powers and definite instructions to lake prompt action in
tlie Interests of the people of the Dominion ;
THAT we also demand that the Provincial Government of British Columbia
lake deliuit
SEALED TENDERS are invited for
repairs to Alexandra Ward of the
Cumberland General Hospital, consisting of raising to former level, building
new porch, and replasterlng. Sealed
tenders will be received by Robert
Robertson, chairman of the house
committee of tlie Cumberland General
Hospital until Friday, July 11th.
Plans and specifications are now In
the hands of R. Robertson.
THOMAS MORDY, Sec.
SEALED ThlNDERS addressed to tlie
undersigned, and endorsed "Tender
for Wharf at Half-Moon Bay, B.C.,"
will be received at this office until 12
o'clock noon, on Wednesday, July 28,
1919, for the construction of a wharf
action to the limits of its at Half-Moon Bay, Comox-Atlln DIs-
powers, to control the prices, profits, trlct, B.C.
and distribution of foodstuffs within plans and forms of contract can be
Ihe Provino. both by Investigation aeon and specification and forms ot
along the linos adopted by the Provin- tender obtained at this Department, nt
cial Government of Manitoba in 1917. the offlce of the District Engineer at
and by graining power to, or securing New Westminster, B.C. and at the Post
power from tbe Dominion Government Offlce, Halt-Moon Bay, B.C.
for the Provincial Commissioner of Tenders will not be considered un-
Publlc L'tilitie--. to act forrthwitb in less made on printed forms supplied
the Interests of tlie people, with part- by the Department and ln accordance
Icular references to tlie packing with conditions contained therenl.
houses, cold storage plants, grain ele- Kach tender must be accompanied
vntors, wholesale warehouses and by an accepted cheque on a chartered
other food depositories; bank payable to the order of the Mln-
THAT we go on record as in favor of later of Public Works, equal to 10 p.c.
tlie public ownership and operation of 0f the amount of the tender.
Special Sale of Ladies' Skirts
FOR   ONE   WEEK   ONLY
Ladies' Black Silk Taffeta Skirts, regular $11.50
"     Black Silk Poplin Skirts, regular $7.75   -
Silk Striped Sport Skirts, regular $9.75 -
"     Colored Silk Poplin Skirts in burgundy, old
rose, purple, and brown, regular $7.50 -   -   -   -
Sale $8.75
Sale $6.65
Sale $7.75
Sale $6.45
These skirts are all made in the newest and most popular styles in all sizes.
Ladies' Wash Skirts
We are also offering the balance of our stock of Ladies' White
Wash Skirts during this sale at greatly reduced prices. These
are made of the best quality Duck, Repp, Bedford Cords and
Piques.
Watch this Space for further Specials next week.
License No. 8-19224
HKltDA NOVA WO.N FAME
IN "THK BAR SINISTER."
Hedda Nova, the beautiful young
War Russian actress and heroine in Vita-
packing houses, cold storage plants, Loan Bonds of the Dominion will also graph's new serial, "The Woman in
grain elevators, municipal markets be accepted as security, or War Bonds the Web," the first episode of which
and other food depositories, and also ana- cheques If requlrred to make up was shown In the Ilo Ho Theatre last
the   public   control   of   distributing an odd amount. Saturday evening, wlll be recalled as SEALED TENDERS, addressed to the
agencies; Note.—Blue prints can be obtained the girl who created such a sensation undersigned,  nnd  endorsed   "Tender
THAT we proceed to organize for the at this Department by depositing an in the role of Belle DaviB, the suppos- for repairs to wharf at Comox. B.C."
definite enforcement of these our de- accepted bank cheque for the sum ot ed negress in "The Bar Sinister," came will be received at this office until 12
mands by eve-y legitimate means at $10, payable to the order of the Min- to this country as a member of a Rus- o'clock noon, Tuesday, July 15, 1919,
our command, and to enlist the co- inter of Public Works, which will be 8ian ballet, after appearing ln London for repairs to the wharf at Comox,
operation of all organizations seeking returned If the Intending bidder sub- and Paris and other European cities. District   of    Comox-Alberni,   British
to reduce the high cost of living; m|t a regular bid.
THAT copies of these resolutions be Ry order,
sent to the Dominion nnd Provincial r. c. DESROCHERS,
Governments, and to the representa-
Ottawa, June 111, 1919.
lives of lliis city in tlle House of Department of Public Works,
Commons, the Senate, and the Provincial Legislative Assembly, with the request that we be given a prompt and
definite erply as to what they intend
to do in tills regard.
IS THIS SOCIALISM I
Secretary.
She is the seventh feminine star to Columbia.
be placed under contract by Albert E. Plans and forms of contract can be
Smith, president of Vitagraph, in as seen and specifications and forms of
many months, and leaped to stellar tender obtained at this Department,
fame In photoplay in a little more at the office of the District Engineer
than a year, receiving most of her ex- at Victoria, B.C.; nnd at the Post
perlence in big productions. Offices, Vancouver, B.C., and Comox,
Born in Odessa, Russia, eighteen B.C.
years ago, M.'*s Niva was educate,! Tenders will not be considered un-
:n her own country and in Oermnny, less made on printed forms supplied
leaving tlie G:»J Sisters Conven: in by the Department and in accordance
P.erlln only a few weeks bef ifo wai with conditions contained therein,
was declare-1 Her father, u piano Each tender must be accompanied
manufacturer In Odessa, was cang.it by an accepted cheque on a chartered
with her mo'her In Germany and bom bank payable to tbe order of the Min-
Interned. The daughter, after two ister of Public Works, equal to 10 p.c.
yearrs' vain waiting for her parents' of tho amount-of the tender. War Loan
release, left home nnd went on the Bonds of the Dominion will nlm lie
stage as a dancer In a Russian bullet accepted as security, or War Bonds
company. She arrived in New York and cheques If required to make up
eighteen months ago to play vaudeville an odd amount,
engagements, but her extraordinary Note.—Blue prints can be obtained
beauty and expressiveness uttractcd nt this Department by depositing an
thc attention of motion picture olll- nccepted bank cheque for the sum of
clals and she wns Induced to enter $10, payable to the order of the Min-
pbotoplay.
MISS iiienk CASTIE IN "THE
ItlKL  KltnJI   BOHEMIA.'
In the Life of Faith, London. Eng-
luiid. II. Musiirave Reade alleges that SEALED TCVDERS addressed to the
'.'Socialism is a menace to christian, undersigned, and endorsed "Tender
ily." 11 is pointed out by the editor tor addition to wharf, and dredging
thai Mr. Reade With authority as. al Powell River, B.C.," wlll be received
previous to his conversion In 1000, he at this olllce until 12 o'clock noon,
was cloBely Idculllicd with Socialism, Thursday, July Ills), 1919. for the con-
having 1 11 a  prominent leader and structlon of an addition to the wharf,
writer 111 tho cause, lie declares that and dredging it Powell River, District
"the prosonl 111III11111I socialism is dls- of Comox-Alhernl, B.C.
tlneily German In lis origin. Karl Plana ami forms of contract can be
Marx, Llebnicht and Ilehcl were the seen and specification and forms of
lirst teachers of modern Bolshevism, lender obtained ut this Department, at
I.e., the Class War." After discussing the offices of the District Engineers at
the dangers ot extreme Socialism from Westminster, B.C., Victoria, B.C., at
an economic and social standpoint, he the Post Offices, Vancouver, B.C., and
charges it with being nn avowed- Powell River. B.C.
enemy of Christianity, and continues Tenders will not be considered Unas follows:--
"All over the country there arc by the Department and In accordance be her fare'vell screen appearance in
Socialist churches, and according to with conditions contained therein. "The Girl from Bohemia," a Pathe
the I.L.P. Year Book there are now Each tender must be accompanied play. It was only a week after she
l"il Socialist Sunday Schools attended i,v an nccepted cheque on a chartered had finished making this play that she
by thousands of boys and girls. They bank payable to the order of the Mln- received the news of the tragic death
have 'Ten Commandments.'  These arc ister of Public Works, equal to 10 p.c. of her husband, Captain Vernon Castle
short phrases whicli the children re- of  the  amount of the  tender.    War who was killed on the army aviation 1N JH5.?.0™iy .__??.___.. ™*
peat.     There   is   nothing of God  In  Loan Bonds of the Dominion will alBO Held 111 Texas.
them. Indeed, the secretary stated In be accepted as securrlty, or War Since' then hlB young widow has
The Clarion, July 2S, 1911, that there Bonds and cheques If required jto make retired from her professional actlvi-
Is no room for the 'old Biblical fables.' up an odd amount.
They  have  'Lessons.'    The  titles  of     Note.—Blue prints can be Obtained work.   She is planning to go to France da oI May' '
some are "Bloody Sunday," Capitalist at this Department by depositing an for the purpose ot entertaining the *mlnistrator of the estate of Armand
.Murders.'   'French    Revolution,'   and accepted bank cheque for the sum of American soldiers in the Y.M.C.A. en
'Red Flag.1   Many of the teachers are $10, payable to tlie order of the Mill-
BE READY WHEN YOU TELEPHONE
An observance on the part of telephone users on
the following suggestions will save not only their time
but will also assure them better service:
Look in the telephone directory and be sure of the
number.
Do not call until you are ready to talk.
Speak plainly and listen carefully.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
i>ifci
— no 11 • gas
Ister of Public Works, which will be
returned if tlie Intending' bidder submit a regular bid.
By order,
R. C. DESROCHERS,
Secretary.
Beautiful and ever-charming Irene
less made on printed forms supplied Castle Is coming back in what may Department of Public Works
"     '  ' '    "'"" *        "    '"" Ottawa, June 11, 1919.
NOTICE
AlMO HOLDEN AT CUMBERLAND
B.C.,
Take notice that by an order of His
ties and confined her" labors to war Honor Judge Barker made the 14th
1919, I was appointed ad-
Agnostlcs,   They have 'Hymns.' These ister of Public Works, which will be
Include 'Arise, ye starvelings.'   That returned If tlie intending bidder sub-
matohless hymn, 'JesuB, Lover of My mlt a regular Ihd.
Soul,' is condemned as 'an unwliolc- By order,
some wall.'   They have a 'doxology.' It. C. DESROCHERS,
This begins 'No Saviors from on high Secretary.
deliver,' and so on.   They have a cat- Department of Public Works,
echism.   They call It tho 'Red Cate- Ottawa, June 25th, 1919.
tertalnment huts at the front.
In "The Girl from Bohemia," Mrs.
Castle ls afforded a splendid opportunity to practice her winsome art, and,
incidentally, display some marvellous
gowns.
"The Olrl from Bohemia" wlll be
Bhown at the Ilo Ilo Theatre next
Wednesday, July 9th,
Ledru, deceased, and all parties having claims against the said estate arc
hereby required to furnish same properly verified on or before the 15th
day of July, 1919, and all parties Indebted to tho said estate are required
to pay the amount of their indebtedness to mc forthwith.
WESLEY WILLARD
Official Administrator.
TASTE is the TEST
of the DRINKS
THAT ARE BEST
Buy the products of the
BRITISH   COLUMBIA  BREWERIES,   LIMITED
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water
CaSCade Beer   The Beer Without a Peer.
Full line of Pure
Fruit Flavors,
UNION BREWING CO.,   LTD.
NANAIMO, B.C. THE ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
THREE
3
Illlllllllllllll
II
p Don't Clean Your House this Spring g n
= until you have seen the Vacuum Cleaners we have just received. jsi S
Uf You can make the hardest of all household duties, cleaning, 3g j=
S a real pleasure with one of these Cleaners. 35 •***=-*
3= Will the handicap of tlie old broom and dustpan, the house- Ss gg
§H wife's honest efforts are reduced to DRUDGERY!        - Ig ==
§§ To put the acual labor, the hard part, on Electricity, Is *****= 53
== better housekeeping, better living.   Save your time and strength. == =
SS The BEST you can do with a broom barely approaches the §j| S3
=5 STARTING POINT of what a Vacuum Cleaner wlll do for you. s sg
§§| *    Stop playing tag with dust and dirt, quit chasing it from §3 gH
35 place to place witli a broom.   Remove it once and for all with =gs SS
£= s Vaciiuin (leaner! = ==
M =
3=1 Clean your carpets and rugs the Electric way.   Discovor how
g§ cnsllyy you Can remove dust from your upholstered furniture.
=5 Freshen up your portlerres and curtains.
HI Don't stoop for threads, lint, etc. '
"SS A Vacuum Cleaner will clean those nooks and corners so
=== hind to get ut with a broom.    No necessity o move furniture,
= raise carpets—just clean everylhng where It stands.
z=M For hire of this machine we charge $1.00 for the first hour
— and 50c. for each succeeding hour.
53 .       Free   delivery   and   removal, free demonstration and in-
35 structiott,
^rj If you prefer to own your own machine we will sell you
35 one on the very easiest of terms.
=1 Phone or call for further particulars.
= CUMBERLAND & UNION WATERWORKS COMPANY Ml). §g
=S WHEREAS, certain mischievously Inclined persons have tamp- =§
^ ered witli tlie valves on tbe mains of tills company, thereby 3E3
f-~ allowing a considerable amount of water to run waste, we "*==
35 therefore wish to point out hat it Is a serious offence to s
35 tamper with such valves, and should the offending parlies ^
53 be apprehended they will be prosecuted to the very fullest =s
= extent of he law. 2=
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Co., Ltd.
M Phone 75
P. O. 314
ai
:i
STAR   LIVERY   STABLE
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.     Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61 Cumberland, B.C.
A.   STANFORD
Practical Automobile Mechanic
Cumberland, B.C.
Phone O
(Night or day)    9
Oils, Urease and Gasoline.        Cars Kept In Order by Contract.
Any Make of Car secured on the shortest notice.
OFFICIAL REPAIRER TO ISLAND AUTOMOBILE
ASSOCIATION
SPECIALITY:—A Real Self-Starter for Ford Cars,
fully Guaranteed—The Only Thing—Call and See it.
Don't let your new car fall to pieces—a little practical attention
periodically will keep it to its standard.
DUNLOP TIRES.        CARS KEPT IN ORDER BY CONTRACT.
FOR
Marocchi Bros. Fire>Lifeand
Grocers and    Accident Insurance
Bakers
THOS. H. CAREY
Cumberland, B.C.
Cumberland and Courtenay, B.C.
License No. 8-25489
New Home Bakery m
r? u n i    /-,_!_._ II
Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Royston Lumber Co.
- Wedding Cakei a Specialty
NEW HOME BAKERY
J. HALLIDAY
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
-$4.00 License No. 5-1172
MANUFACTURERS OF
ROUGH AND DRESSED
LUMBER
Slab Wood (double>ad)
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
—SPECIALS —
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage*
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham-Bologna
Headcheese.
Have you tried our Pickled Pork
and Corned Beef ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish will be
on hand.
License No. 9-3902
OR.  It.  I'.  ( II 111,ST 11:
DENTIST     -
All-over Aprons, made of line
quality print, very special,
each   (1.0(1
EZZY & HADDAD'S
SECOND JULY
A Bilodal Sulu of Rownantd,
in-, lu.ling ull tho latest
stripes and novelty* silks
and dress fabric**'; comes
in nross and waist lengths
nml lor other useful purposes.
SALE BEGINS THURSDAY
July 10th, and Continues for Fifteen Days.
There never was a time when money could be invested to such
great advantage as now. This Great July Clearance Sale offers
values in Ladies' and Children's Ready-to-wear, Dress Goods,
and Boots and Shoes that are truly astounding.
Habutai Silk, very special, per yard  55c.
Spun Silk, the best washing silk we know of, 30in. wide
July Clearance Sale per yard  $1.30
Novelty Plaid and Stripe Silks, suitable for suits, dresses and skirts, 36in. wide, value to $4.50
ale Price per yard $2.25
Printed Pongees, good quality and pure of dressing,
July Clearance Sale per yard $1.15
Dependable Hosiery for Women and Children. When
yuo buy here you can depend upon getting the utmost value for your money.
Ladies' Lisle Hose, shades of black, white, brown and
pink.   July Clearnec Sale Price Per pair 40c.
Ladies' Silk Boat Hose, reinforced at the heels and toes
shades of black, white and gray.   Sale Price ...85c.
Ladies Silk Hose, reinforced heels and toes, lisle garter
top, neat fitting, shades of Russian, pearl champagne
black and white.   Sale Price per pair $1.20
Children's Hose in small sizes, 4-4i/»,5-51/2. Per pair 20c
Ladies' Radium Clock Stocking, beaver, fawn and gray
reg. $2.95.   July Clearance Sale per pair $1.85
Extra Strong Stockings for Boys and Girls at 45c. pair.
Every pair is guaranteed to wear well, knit from
selected cotton yarn of excellent tjaulity. This quality
stocking-is superior to any 70e. cotton hose on the
market to day. Get your sharer at the great saving
in cost.  The sizes are from 6 to 10 Pair 45c.
Boys' Bloomers, $1.40. Parents, why pay high prices
for your boys' pants? They scuff them out just
the same. Two pairs for the price of one. They come
in durable tweed, bloomer style, lined throughout,
sizes 22 to 32.   Price $1.40
Women's Vests of fine ribbed cotton, with or without
sleeves.  July Clearance Sale price 30c.
Women's Combinations in popular makes of cotton,
square-shaped neck and sleeveless style and knee
lengths.   Sale Price per pair 80c.
Women's Bloomers of fine balbriggan cotton, with clastic on the waist and knee; colors sky blue, pink, and
white.   Sale Price per pair $1.00
Girls' Vests of fine ribbed cotton, with short sleeves,
sizes 2 to 12 years.   Price two for 55c.
Girls' Sateen Bloomers, very special.   Per pair....75c.
Ladies-' Black Sateen Bloomers. Sale Price $1.25
...,,r     .     &m 4" SSSStBkVBQ
Girls' B.C. Corsets,   July Clearance Sale 75c.
Come in and look around. All our Stock is Reduced during the
Big Sale from 25 to 45 per cent off the dollar. Skirts, Kimonos,
Silk and Wool Sweaters, Dresses, Silk and Voile Waists, Shoes,
and Millinery, etc.
Kayser's   Silk   and Chamoi-
si-tte Olovos, to clear at
I'er Pair  DUc.
EZZY  &   HADDAD
THE FAIR
Cumberland
DEAL   STORE
Powell River
Ladies' Pntont Leather
I'm'lis, July Clearance Dale
Price per pair 4*11.10
I'liunn 116
Offlce:   KING BLOCK,
Cumberland, B.C.
...   *
*****
UNION HOTEL
OPPOSITE RAILWAY STATION.
First Class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
WILLIAM  JONES
Cumberland, B. C.
License No. 10-1006
"FLORENCE AUTOMATIC"
OIL COOK STOVES
THE blue flnme from thc Florence
wickless burner i3 always steady,
always under perfect control. A special
jacket bolds it directly under the cooking •
uteri3ib—-riving a quicker, more econ-
omic***.l htat.
Used with McCIary's Success oven, the Florence
Automatic 13 a wonderful baker,
Th:re an no wicks to clean, :,ooJors, no trouble.
L-i U3 pivc you a demomtra'ion of the Florence
/..-'.onia'.x in actual operation. I
Sold by
TARBELL
T. D. McLEAN
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Agent for the  HARMONOLA
All the latest Hooks,  Magazines
and Periodicals,
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
CUMBERLAND   HOTEL
WM,    .MKIilill-IKI.I),   Proprietor.
GOOD ACCOMODATION
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Dunsmuir Ave..       C berland, U.C.
Canada Foud Board License Nn. 10-4986
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockery ware and
General  Merchandise.
CHARUE 8INQ CHONti. Cumberland
MONO CltONQ ft CO., Bevuu. POUR
THE ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
Cumberland Motor Works
Auto Repairs,
General Blacksmithing,
Acetylene Welding
Accessories,   Gasoline and  Oils
.1
Sole Agents for
The Powerlight Manifold Heater
Gas Saver for Ford Cars
FREE   AIR
TIRE SERVICE
Thomson & Cameron
First-Class Mechanics
Phone Tt P.O. Box 595
MORE EQUIPMENT FOR THE FORD GARAGE
LECTRO
The Electric
Trouble Shooter
for FORD Cars.
It will burn out shorts in coils, -which are caused by
pieces of wire, etc., getting across the contact, recharge the magnets without taking down the engine,
in one and a half hours' time. We can test out your
motor in ten minutes and tell you if you have a broken
magnet. There is absolutely no guess about it. If
your Ford is missing and does not pull as it should, let
us test out your magneto.
A Test will Cost You Nothing.
A weak spark will case missing and a great
loss of power and waste of gasoline.
Re-Charge and Burnt Shorts, $5.00
THE  FORD   GARAGE
The HOME of the FORD.
.1
jijj j   Phone 46 Courtenay, B.C.
A.   McKINNON
Try Our Groceries - Lower Price
than any other Store in Town
Van Camps Pork and Beans Old Dutch Cleanser
il tins (or 50c. t>|D tin 50c.
Clark's  Pork  and  Beans Cold Dust....8 pkg. lor $1.04
2 tins for 26c        peas 5 Una for »5c.
Pink Salmon Jslti  tin 20e. Corn and Beans   4 tJnns 05c
Hed Salmon  2.1c Ramsay Soda Biscuits 25c
Tomatoes, 21ti tins, Northwest Family Sods BIs-
5 tins for 95c. cults  36c
K.   ABE &   CO.
DEPARTMENT OF WORKS =
THE FURNITURE STORE
WALL   PAPERS
New Colors and Designs
1919 Stock Now on Sale
Our Stock of Furniture, Ranges, Beds and Bedding
is well Assorted and Complete in all Lines.
NOTICE   TO   CONTRACTORS        =
Comox District- Highway Bridge over §=
the Tsable River, near Fanny Bay =
Station,  distant  about  Four  Miles =
from Union Bay, Vancouver Island, g
B.C. 35
SEALED    TENDERS,    endorsed    as =
above, will be received at the Depart- =
ment   of   Provincial   Public - Works, ****=
Victoria, B.C., up to noon of June 6th f=
next, for the erection und completion =i
of u bridge over the Tsable River.       §=§
Uruwlugs,   speclllcutioiui,   forms   of 35
coutruct aud tender muy be seen iu 53
Room No. 7, East Wing, Parliament ==
Bulldlings, Victoria, B.C.; lu the offlce =5
ot the District Engineer, Court-house, ****=
Vancouvor, B.C.; and In the Govern- =
ment Agent's Office, Cumberland and ******=
Nanaimo, B.C., on and after the 14th =
InnBtant. ==
Tenders must be accompanied by an 35.
accepted bank cheque or certificate ot H§
deposit, made payable to tbe Honour- =
able the Minister of Public Works, for =
a sum equal to ten (10) per cent, of =
the  tender  as  security   for  the  due =
fulfilment of the contract, which shall j||
be  forfeited  it  the  party  tendering =
declines to enter into contract when f3
called upon to do so, or If he fails to =5
complete the work contracted for.       ****=
The cheques of unsuccessful tender- =5
ors wlll be returned to them upon the =
execution of the contract =
Tenders will not be considered un- =5z
less made out on the forms supplied =f
and signed with the actual signature =
of the tenderers. =
A. E. FOREMAN, j§|
Public Works Engineer. =
Department    of  Provlncllal     Public =
Works, ss
Victoria, B.C., May 12th, 1919.       §§
KITAMURA   STUDIO jj
Is Now Open for Business ln the s=
WILLARD  BLOCK ||
Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland, B.C. =
PHOTOGRAPHS jj
Taken Every Day! H§
First Class Work Guaranteed.     =3
The Senson for Portrait  Has  Come. =
Enlarging a Epeclalty. 1||
Films Developed for Amateurs =
KITAMURA    STUDIO g
P.O. Box 203 Cumberland. 5=
BURROUGHS   ADDING      B
MACHINES m
FREE TRIALS
EASY TERMS =
Wrlte-
R. T. ROBERTSON,
745 Yates St.,
Victoria,
B.C. =
LEARN—These are the   big   paying =
lines  of the  future.    Skilled men §=
and women are always ln demand =§
In   the   after   war   re-adjustment =
only trained persons will be wanted. =
Start now to learn.   Send for cat- 3
alogue   today.     WHAT   DO   YOU JJ
WANT TO BE?   Wo train you in j=
electrical, mechanical,  mining and =
Bteam engineering.    Ship and me- =
chanical drafting.   Also courses ln =
Navigation,  Agriculture,   Stenogra- =
phy, automobile, languages,  chem- =s
istry, telephone and other subjects. =3
International     Corres pondence =
Schools,   P.O.   Box   1121,   Nanaimo, §§
B.C., J. H. MIIsom,.Manager. =3
HEPATOLA
Owing to tbe confusion in mail
orders of this medicine, we aro
advancing the price from $5.20
to $5.50, and paying all chargos.
ThlB wlll give our many customers quicker service
SOLE  MANUFACTURER
MRS. GEO. S. ALMAS
524 4th Are, North, Saskatoon.
illllllill
THE   BIG   STORE
Special Sa
Ladies' Oxfords
SHADES; Tan and Black in a good
Assortment of Leathers.
PRICE per pair $3.65
Special Prices
on
Mens' Ladies' and Childrens' White
Footwear.
For Values See Our Window
Secure a few pairs quick, as they
are sure to go out soon. The price
will sell them.
SIMON LEISER & CO.,
LIMITED.
THE   BIG  STORE.
Phone 3-8
1111
When purchasing an auto see Thos.
Hudson, of Union Bay, B.C., representing the Auto Transfer of Nanaimo,
and agent for the Comox District for
the Chrevolet, Overland, Dodge, Hudson Six, Cadillac, Chalmers and Re-
publlc Truck.
TO RENT—5-Roomod house, with 80
acres oleared, ready for cultivation
or Information and particulars, apply to E. H, HICKS-BEACH, Courtenay, B.C.
Make Old Cl6thes Look Like New
LADIES' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  $1.75
SKIRTS Cleaned and Pressed  *••««
WAISTS Cleaned and  Pressed   -'• #'-<»0
GENTS' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed $1.50 and $2.00
OVBRCOAT8 Cleaned and Pressed  *1J>0 and $1.75
SUIT8 Sponged and Pressed .» 75c
I1RES8ES Dyed and Pressed  , :%iM and up
""BHMW Dyed and Pressed  $1.50
.  ftAlSTB Dyad and Pressed  $1.50
GENTS' SUITS Dyed and Pressed $8.50
OVERCOATS Dyed and Pressed  MM to $8.00
all Kinds of repairing and altering
R. B. HOWARD
CUMBERLAND DYE WORKS
Phone 104 P.O. Box 191-
REDUCTION IN PRICE
OF
Great West Tea
Now 65c. per pound.
Obtainable Only at
MUMFORD'S   GROCERY
Licence No. 8-17268.
Phone 71

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