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With which b eoiiolMaM the CtuiberUnd Newt.
The inclement weather and the very short notice given were
responsible for only a fair-sized audience being present at the Ilo-
Ilo Theatre last evening to hear Gen. Sir Arthur Currie deliver an
address in the interests of the Victory Loan. The general's speech
was not very lengthy, but it was to the point, and in urging the
people to support the loan he related several thrilling incidents of
the war among the Canadians.
He was not aware he would be given the privilege of speaking
to a Cumberland audience until late yesterday, but he willing em-
Braced the opportunity. He wished to thank the people of the
Cumberland district, and more* especially the women, for the support which had been accorded the men in the field. The women of
Canada would never fully realize how much help they had been to
the men with the comforts and necessities they had supplied.
* In speaking of the Victory Loan he emphasized the fact that
the people should do their duty in this respect as the men of Canada had done their duty at the front, illustrating his point by relating of incidents of devotion to duty which had come under his
notice. One incident was the case of a corporal in' possession of
information which was vital to the safety of the army, who, when
he found his party hemmed in by the enemy, offered himself as a
sacrifice to draw the attention and the fire of the Huns so that his
comrades might escape with the valuable information. He also
told of the bravery of an officer at Hill 70 in defending a trench
against a fierce counter-attack.
(lon. Sir Arthur Currie arrived in the city about 8 o'clock last
cveninig and will spend two or three days as the guest of the Canadian Collieries. He is looking well, and though his hair has become
streaked with grey, he is the same genial, gentleman as of yore.
Mr. P. P. Harrison Is Police
Magistrate of Cumberland
At last the British Columbia Government has awakened to the
fact that the City of Cumberland was in need of a police magistrate
and has made an appointment to that position. This information
was conveyed to the City Council by a letter from Mr. J. L. White,'
deputy provincial secretary, which was received yesterday.
The appointee is Mr. Paul Phillips Harrison, barrister, of this
city, a gentleman thoroughly qualified in every respect to carry out
the. duties devolving upon him. When seen by The Islander yes>
terday, Mr. Harrison stated he had nothing to say regarding the
appointment, further than that he had accepted it for the time
being. He had been asked by the attorney-general to accept so
that the city could have a police magistrate to carry on the business
of the court, and for this reason he had consented to allow the
appointment to stand. He had no statement to make as to his
plans for the future, but that in the meantime he would assume the
position of police magistrate for Cumberland.
Following is the letter received by the city clerk notifying the
city of Mr. Harrison's appointment:
Victoria, 12th November, 1919.
The Clerk of the
City of Cumberland.
Sir,—I have the honor to state for the information of the
council that His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council has
been pleased to appoint Paul Phillips Harrison, barrister, from the
8th of November, instant, to be police magistrate for the City of
Cumberland, at a salary of $12 per annum, such salary to be paid
by the city. I am, Sir,
Your obedient servant,
(Signed) J. L. WHITE,
Deputy Provincial Secretary.
A short two minutes—Ay!
But in that briefened space
There are sly score of seconds which
In turn may be reduced to space
Atomic as the flash of thought
By which the mind may fly
To weeping France; and view
In long array the miles and miles
Of crosses; each cross a grave,
Each grave a hero's shell.
Thus may he gaze who hath the will
And due respect for those who died
That we might live; those who displayed
That greater love which no man hath
Than that he sacrifice his life
For others—even as the Christ himself—
Thus may we see the poppies wither
On Flanders soil, only to come again
From year to year bedecked in proud
And glorious bloom; reminding us
Of duty to our million dead;
Reminding us that even as mm w» gaze
For this brief space of time
The bitter hours and days which follow
For those they left behind to weep
May be much softened and the cruel blow
Made less, if but that we keep loyal
To our trust; and in stern manner
Decree, that come what may,
Their cares are ours.
—A. S. Hamilton.
Union Bay, Nov. 11,1919.
(Special Dispatch to The Islander.)
Olympia, Wash., Nov. 15.—Governor
Hart yesterday called upon the sheriff
and prosecutor of each county In the
statae tor prompt and vigorous prosecution of all I.W.W. and other agitators. At the same time he addressed
communications to prosecutors of
Plcrco, King, and Spokane counties
urging action, to suppress seditious
publications undor the Syndacitlsm bill
passed by the late legislature.
Contralto, Wash., Nov. 15.—The task
of officials who are attempting to bring
to justice all members of the I.W.W.
who participated In the massacre of
American Legion members on Tuesday
has been somewhat simplified by the
fact that "Brick" Smith, alleged secretary of Ccntrnlltt I.W.W. local, has
turned state's evidence.
J.   King   of   Ladysmith   arrived   In
Cumberland this week.
R, McNeil left for Nanaimo on Friday's train.
(Special Dispatch to The Islander.)
Ottawa, Nov. 15.—-It Ib probable that
the federal election act will be passed
next session. The war time election act
has been repealed and recent by-elections were held under a special act.
The new act will provide for lists independent of those compiled by the provinces where franchises vary widely.
Under the new act It Is probable many
voters will be Ineligible to vote owing
to having defaulted In military service.
It is suggested as probable that conscientious objectors may not be given
the franchise. The new naturalization
laws will not allow women to vote on
their husbands' naturalization, and ln
Western Canada where there are so
many foreigners this will reduce the
women's vote considerably. If has also
been urged that tbere should be a literary test. If the disfranchisement
clauses are numerous or severe the
measure will mean a bitter tight In parliament.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Clarke visited Cumberland this week and returned to
Nanaimo on Friday.
Cumberland Has Subscribed
.Almost  Double  Its  Quota
Cumberland has gone over the top—and then some. It has
earned its flag with crest, and stands in the enviable position of
having almost doubled the amount of its quota for the Victory.
The actual amount subscribed in this city was $83,600 ac<
cording to last night's reports, and it is fully anticipated that at
least another $10,000 will be added to this before the campaign
closes tonight.
During the past week Mr. Edward W. Bickle, chairman, and
Mr. Charles Graham, secretary for the Victory Loan for Cumberland, carried on a whirlwind campaign for subscriptions, and the
successs which has attended their efforts reflects not only great
credit to themselves, but speaks volumes for the patriotic spirit
of the citizens in general.
The quota set for Cumberland was $44,000, but the campaign
had hardly got well under way before this amount had been subscribed. Since then there has been no let-up and the splendid total
reported last night shows how well the canvassers worked and how
liberally the people responded.
Two Accidents Occur at the Same
Spot—Union Bay "Over the
Top" With Victory Loan.
(Islander Special Correspondence.)
' Union Bay, Nov. 14.—The second
bridge going out ot Union Bay was the
scene of two accidents thli week. Although the two cars were greatly
damaged, the Inmates escaped wltb
very slight Injuries. The very tact tbat
the two accidents occurred In exactly
the same place goes to prove either ot
two things—that thia particular portion of the road Is ln need ot repairs,
or that whiskey and gasoline make a
very poor combination.
Union Bay Is gaining distinction In
its Victory Loan campaign this year.
The allotment was $12,000. Already the
total exceeds 122,000. Taking Into consideration the existing circumstances,
the amount ln hand proves the right
spirit predominant in Union Bay.
< Mr. and Mrs. A. Auchinvoie left on
iMonday morning's train for Victoria
and the Sound cities, where they will
spend two weeks' vacation.
The Union Bay junior football team
is certainly putting on a lively front,
At a game played with Cumberland
last Saturday the boys came out flrst,
and at a second game played ln Cumberland on Armistice Day they again
came out victorious. Where athletics
are oonoerned Union Bay cant ba beat.
Stay with It, boys I
The   following   vessels coaled   at
Union Bay wharf during the week:
Skagway, Alaska.
Gray, Victoria.
Clayburn and scows, Vancouver.
Active, coastwise.
Joyful, Comox.
Hope, coastwise.
Walmarlno, Ocean Falls.
Bermuda, coaatwlte.
Equator and acowa, Seattle.
Vancouver, coastwise.
Cheerful, coastwise.
Storm King, coastwise.
Teplc and acows, Vancouver.
Melanope, Vancouver.
Queen City, coastwise.
PeerleBB, coastwise.
Spray and scows, Victoria.
Projective and scow, Vancouver.
Princess Ena, North.
Baroda, Anyox.
Columbia, coastwise.
Beatrice, coastwise.
Protective and scow, coastwise.
Mrs. H. Tappin,,'formerly of the Canadian Collieries office at Victoria, arrived In Union Bay during the week,
where she will reside In future.
Everyone speaks well of the enjoyable evening spent at the Great War
Veterans'  masquerade    ball  held  at
TEH GREATEST SUCCESS ever scored at a social function in
Cumberland, was the verdict pronounced by those who were
present at the masquerade ball given on Tuesday night by the
Great War Veterans of this city, and it was a fitting termination
to the flrst annual celebration of one of the most momentous occasions in the world's history—the signing of the armistice which
marked the conclusion of the Great War.
And what a crowd there was! And how varied and beautiful
were the costumes of the dancers! Truly it was a sight well worth
travelling considerable distances to see. The arrangements which
had been made for the comfort and convenience of the dancers and
spectators were splendid and not the slightest incident occurred to
mar the pleasure of the evening.
The Canadian soldiers were known for their originality at the
front and those who compose the Cumberland branch of the Great
War Veterans' Association showed that they were not lacking in
this respect. The decorations were unique and tastefully arranged
and they called forth many expressions of appreciation from the
merrymakers. One of the most noticeable and appropriate features
of the decorations was the names of the various important engagements in which the Canadians took a prominent part, such as
Ypres, St. Julien, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, Somme, Arras,
Amiens and many others. And a lighter vein was added to these
by placing over the ladies' dressing room a card inscribed "No
Man's Land," and that over the gentlemen's room, "Hell's Fire
Corner." Besides these there were flags and bunting in plenty,
the whole scene being most attractive and appropriate.
The music, too, supplied by the band orchestra, was all that
the most fastidious could desire. Not only was the tempo perfect,
but the musicians were most generous and willingly responded to
the many encores. Besides this they kept on playing for two hours
after the allotted time, and those who would ask for any more
dancing than was provided during the night must be hard to
The committee in charge of the arrangements was composed
of Messrs. W. Brown, chairman; J. Walton, secretary; Scott, treasurer, and F. Watson, F. Slaughter, B. Nicholas, W. Woods and
H. Conrod, and they are to be
congratulated uupon the success
which attended their efforts.
During the whole evening they
left nothing undone that would
minister to the pleasure and comfort of the guests and the expressions of appreciation heard on all
sides testified to their success in
this respect.
There was a very large list of
prizes and the judges had some
difficulty ln arriving at their decisions.
Especially was this true ot the dancing. Many of the contestants were so
evenly matched that as they passed
around tho room their every movement had to be studied. Mr. Charles
Graham was the judge of these events
and his decisions met with universal
approval. The judging of the costumes
was ln the hands of Mr. Hawkins, Mr.
A. Maxwell and Mrs. Bruce. In some
of the classes the picking of the winner wss not a very difficult matter,
but In others lt was different. This
was particularly true of the selection
of the best group representing the
Allies, and the minutest details had to
be taken into consideration ln coming
to a decision.
As to the costumes worn, one could
not wish for a more beautiful display,
and the variety was wide enough to
satisfy the most exacting. There were
those representing the old and chivalrous days of King Henry VIII. and the
(Continued on Page Five.)
Special Despatch to The Islander.
Washington, Nov. 15.—Sir Robert
Borden, who ls returning to Canada
from Virginia, where he has been
spending a few days, Is In Washington
and has joined the Prince of Wales,
wbo ls being feted by tbe American
people. Sir Robert Is attending all the
public functions ln company with the
Prince. His Royal Highness is proving
a great favorite in the national capital and is being enthusiastically re-
cetved by all sections ot the community.
Sir Robert Borden's health appears
to be improving rapidly.
Prospect of Settlement.
(Special Dispatch to The Islander.)
Washington, Nov. 15.—A conference
between the miners and operators has
opened ln the federal offices.. There ore
good prospects of a settlement.
Cumberland.    Two local ladles were
successful ln carrying off prizes.
Mrs. A. S. Hamilton returned to her
home ln Union Bay after a long illness. Mrs. Hamilton is recovering as
well as can be expected.
Mrs. T. Hudson returned on Thursday from Vancouver, where she has
been spending the past three weeks.
Miss Hsggart has been confined to
ber home for the past two days, suffering from a severe cold.
(Special Disputed to The Islander.)
Ottawa, Nov. 15.—Tho earlj' reorganization of the high commissioner's
office In London Is under contemplation, and It Is understood lr George
Foster will be the new commissioner.
He Is now in the West settling some
private affairs. Sir Georgo Pereley has
been anxious for some time to return
to Canada.
(Special Dispatch to The Islander.)
Vancouver, Nov. 15—The Great War
Veterans' Association on Thursday
night adapted a resolution recommending to the Dominion command executive to organize all brunches of the
G.W.V.A. with the object of forcing
the federal government to appeal to
the country on the gratuity question.
On the previous evening they had
heard II. H. Stevens, M.P., for two
Special Despatch tn The Islander.
Toronto, Nov. 15.—Up until Friday
at noon (lie total subscribed for the
Victory Loan throughout Ihe whole
Dominion hnd reached the splendid
sum of Jiria.oiiii.diiii. It Is anticipated
that hefore the campaign closes tonight llie magnificent total of half a
billion dollars will have been reached,
R. Barrass, of Nanaimo, paid Cumberland it visit on Tuesday. fl
Page Two
Music and Photoplays
Caught on a burning pleasure boat mation  which  changed him from an
with a girl whom he had met several
weeks before in a park, and whom he
had grown to love, a young millonaire
saves her after she leaps into the
water, and their romance comes to a
happy ending. This is one of the highly
dramatic scenes in "Everybody's Girl,"
which appears at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre
tonight. The scenario is adapted from
the famous 0. Henry short story,
"Brick Dust Row."
Alice Joyce is the star and she has
one of the most delightful and appealing roles in her screen eareer.
ora de Cicneros, the dramatic
op ano,  lias  obtained  a  dts-
iu   bankruptcy    from  Judge
New York, he filed a petition
y 13, 191D, showing liabilities of
i   and assets of $25,000 represent-
,-CBttnent in a textile fac-
.   . France.
v    < induct during tho
nd fa ror among her com-
i.i Germany,     They accured
he   of ha   ng deserted Germany In its
!      i' ui peril, und further, of not having   shown   herself   sufficiently   anti-
,t d   or   rabidly   pro-German.      Of
p, ihe name of Destinn ls anathe-
... Berlin, and her grievous sin of
'uie towards the Berlin public
v. ho In   ;■   ' bo many favors on her can
effaced.     Even under her
i..i  k  ni  Dcstinnova she will have to
. long while ere she can hope to
tored  in favor with the Berlin
Leah Baird makes an alluring and
fascinating adventuress in the sensa-
tlonal photodrama   "Moral   Suicide,"
which appears at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre
r.cxt   Wednesday.   As   Fay   Hope,   the
Mien who causes the "moral suicide"
of Richard Covington, she gives a re-
markably effective portrayal of a char-
ncter of the vampire type. Miss Baird
a Chicago girl who won fame on the
ago before appearing on the screen.
.   starred in many dramatic produc-
-■ during her five years' experience
.!,-'   tuge. Perhaps her best remem-
!    appearances    were    in    "The
Mummy nnd the Humming Bird" and
' iho Gentleman From Mississippi."
1911 Miss Baird became screen star
,1 haa appeared in many features.
* *   *
Never again will concert audiences
*firill i > ihe art of Paderewskl. So says
Constantfn Kadkiewicz, a Polish financier now visiting in Ned York. The
Polish Premier told Mr. Radikiewicz
that lie had no time to give to music,
' that he would never play in public
* *   *
Appearing in tiie production of "De-
clnssee," the new play in which Ethel
;.;■nymi re has .■"■■red such a success,
i ' "'.;■ Gam ■. :-;cc of Emma Eames,
' i    Dprano.
* *   *
' t tho present time when every land
at   borders on  Roumania, and that
fry itself has is own idea of what
and  wimi is not    Roumanian, the
■ ■; tion of tlie presence or absence of
. i al color in a "Roumanian Wedding
.     like this new one of Reginald
■ Kovene, Is negligible, It is a pleas-
ii,;. tuneful ballad, set to a lyric by
Fred G. Bowles, und has been provided
,vith a violin obligato. it has been published for medium voice.
* *   #
Watkfn Mills, the English bass-baritone singer, has recently returned to
Kngland after an absence of five yeas
and ir. resuming bis concert work
there. In the early days of the war this
widely popular singer came to Canada ,
and settled in Winnipeg, where his ac- \
tivilies were of fur-reaching influence
upon the musical life of the city.
* *    *
Violinists in search of something new
should wolcome the announcement
thai Joseph Holbrook'a new violin concerto is shortly to be published in
London. It is said to be because of the
leaps from low notes to very high notes
in which the final movement abounds
' ■ ■ mp ior hus nicknaweil the work
■a -hopper Concerto." A. Eaglo-
field Hull, who bas heard It played,
and who is an eminent authority, says
in London Musical Opinion: "This romance is one piece of sheer loveliness
from beginning to end. It cannot be described; it must be beard."
upright- law-abiding man into the
leader of a baud of criminals that engaged in robbery, murder and kindred
crimes. This play is filled with mysterious and fascinating adventures in
the underworld and its surprising dramatic situations make an instantaneous impression on moving picture audiences. Lionel Barrymore playing the
leading part is ably supported by a
chosen company.
* «   *
San Francisco is to erect at a coat of
iH.uOO.OOO a huge music hall as a war
memorial. The building, which will
be presented to the University of Cali-
ornia, will be used for the arts of
music, painting and the drama.
• * *
Alma Gluck, who is Bald to he Buffering from a severe nervous breakdown due to overwork, has been forced
io cancel all of her engagements and
■vill go into retirement for an unstated
■ ime. Mme. Gluck, who is the wife of
Sfrem Zimbalist, the violinist, is one
of the most gifted of the younger ope-
ratic singers, and her glorious soprano
voice has won her an aviable position
In the musical world.   ,
Constance Talmage Is said to have
been gathering some Interesting statistics on the subject of kissing. The
Talmadge sisters have generally put a
;ood deal of realism into their oscu-
latory experiences on the screen, Constance's attitude being, "if you're going
:o do a thing at all, do it well," and
Xormn's, "the nearer you get to truth,
he nearer you got to art." Now word
arrives that the police of Japan do not
like to see kissing in public, ond Constance, upon Investigation, finds that
In the past eight months the censors
removed 2050 kisses from American
dims. Only one kiss was allowed to
remain—one granted to Columbus by
Queen Isabella, and even that was
shown In Tokio only, and withheld
from the provinces, Constance has
eliminated Japan as a possible choice
for her next vacation.
• * •
Having recently achieved a remarkable success in "The Fair Barbarian,"
comedy-drama, Vivian Martin Is
again appearing in a humorous production at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre next
week. This ls the Paramount picture,
"A Petticoat Pilot," from the story of
Joseph C. Lincoln, well-known writer
who specializes in Cape Cod stories.
Miss .Martin has succeeded in drawing
a marvelous picture of her heroine,
from the days of pi-tailed gingham to
winsome young ladyhood. A charming
love story with the son of a defaulting
partner of the three old seo captains
who adopted her, runs throughout.
The fact that the father of her suitor
ran away with the wife of one of the
partners who was also the sister of another—increased the bitterness of the
old men when they learned that she
wished to marry his boy. A turn of the
wheel of fate brings Mary 'Gusta sudden happiness and a satisfactory end
to the film.
The coincidence of a man who stole
a bicycle in the city and went to the
house of the owner to sell it to the
owner's father was told in the Belfast
County Court when John Sherrard,
l.arnee, was charged with the larcery
of a bicycle on Sept. 19, the property
of Samuel Cochrane, .North street.
Prisoner stole the bicycle In Bridge
street, and brought it to Mr. Cochrane'B
to sell it. A mechanic In Mr. Cochrane'B
imptoyment said defendant offered to
;ell the bicycle, and when witness said
he machine was Mr. Cochrane's, prls-
iner snid he only wanted the saddle
School Children Who. Did Well at
Their Studies During
Last Month.
Following Ib the honor roll for the
various divisions of the city schools
during the month of October. Principal Richards gives a very encouraging
report of the work of all grades and
anticipates even better results In the
Division I.—
1. Douglas Sutherland.
2. Emma Mussatto.
3. William Jones.
4. Karl Coe.
5. Beatrice Bickle.
V. Edna Marsh and Agnes O'Brien
Division II.—
1. Lillias Glen.
2. Fanny Strachan.
3. Phyllis Boothman.
4. Katie Bone and Malcolm Stewart
5. Lottie Dallos and Hazel   Marsh
Division III.—
1. Margaret Mossey.
2. Tom Abe.
3. Chrlssle Sutherland.
4. Margaret Mclntyre.
B. 'Arnold McDonald.
6. Katerlne Bartoldi.
Division IV.—
1. Edith O'Brien.
2. Foshia Kajiyama.
3. Sandy Bevis.
4. Gwendolyn   Williams   and   Sam
Stanway (equol).
. 5. Olive Jones.
6. Lottie Lewis.
Division V.—
1. Bertie Pike.
2. Irene Bate.
3. Ruth Oyama.
4. Dorothy Stanford.
5. Caroline Bilton.
6. Tommy Graham.
Division VI.—
1. Isio Abe.
2. Alastair Macklnnon.
3. Jock Hill.
4. Janet Damonte.
5. Isabel Yarrow.
6. Sarah Oyama.
Division VII.—
1. Harold Conrod.
2. Eleanor Davis.
3. Eleanor Bergland.
4. Norma Parnham.
5. Jean Braes.
6. Gordon Keenan.
Division VIII.—
Jemima Mitchell.
2. Sinclair Swanson.
3. Elsie Bevis.
4. Margaret Salmon.
5. Catherine Swanson.
6. Tom Adamson,
Division IX.—
1. Hazel Gilron.
2. Hetoshi Slglmori.
3. Yoshlo Kowagauchl.
4. Violet Zanlnl.
5. Chin Yeuk.
6. Vesio Commnndona.
Division X.—
tee of diplomacy and constitution
the Brazilian Congress,
Gen. Fournier, former governor of
Mauberge, Is to be tried before a spe-
cail court-martial on a charge of capitulating to the enemy and surrendering Mauberge.
The Argentine postal administration
has granted the Marconi Company permission to establish a wireless there
for world-wide communication In commercial service.
About 300 Palestine Jews, who had
been expelled by the Turks during the
war and taken refuge In Greece and
eight Jews from Persia have returned
to Palestine.
The governor of Paris hns signed on
order bringing to trial Capt. Sadoul. a
French officer who joined the Bolshevik! while on a mission to Russia.
. Premier Clemenceaeu bas been asked
to contest Strasbourg, Alsace, In the
forthcoming election. In 1871 the seat
was held by Leon Gambetta. .
Whereas the Franco-Prussian war
of 1870 cost Geremany $20,000,000 a
day the war which has just ended cost
$300,000,000 doily.
Bavaria, has made a formal demand
for the extradition of Dr. Max Levlen,
the Bavarian communist leader, wbo
has fled to Vienna.
A bubonic plague Is. ravaging all
parts of the territory of Formosa, ln
the northeastern port of Argentina.
Kathleen O'Brien.
Isabel Brown. .
Sarah Lawrence.
Russell McMillan.
Nora Wallace.
Annie Brown.
Dr. D'Arcy has been enthroned in
Chrust Church Cathedral as Lord
Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of
Qlendalough, Primate of Ireland and
Metropolitan. The former Archbishop,
liev. ,1. II. Bernard, D.D., now Provost
f Trinity College, was present, wear
ing his academic robe, and was seated
in the Lord Lieutenant's pew. Over 100
i-obed clergy took part In the service,
which was characterized by much
windows, a piebald pony was taken
out of the stable and painted block
and finally the owner of the house
fired a shot to frighten the crowd away.
A young mon was struck and hnd the
householder .arrested, but the court
held that he was justified. .,
A County Clare woman was dragged
s'rom her bed by eight disguised men
who brutally assaulted her and
dragged her to a neighbor's house
where she and her husband were made
lo go down on their Knees on the road,
still In night attire. They were then
made to promise to withdraw a claim
they had against t'nls neighbor for the
cost of a gate.
Edinburgh tramways during a recent
week carried 1,688,472 passengers, an
Increase of 60,276 over the corresponding week last year. The total since the
corporation took over the cars on July
1 has been 16,378,782, an Increase of
1,148,978 over the same period of last
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockeryware and
General Merchandise.
HONG CHONO & CO.. Bevan.
Marocchi Bros.
Grocers and
\un' erland andiCourtenay, B.C.
License No. 8-26489
The story of "Tbe Valley    of    tlle
Night,"  which appears at the  Ilo-Ilo
Theatre next week, is hinged on the
dnnl  personality of a  circuit judge,
brought on by an automobile accident.
This story was published    under the
name of "The Curious Conduct of
Judge Llgarde." It deals with tho adventures of n man who sat on the
bench during the day and sentenced
people to different terms In prison for
crimes much less than he committed
himself every   night,   without belnlg   ,-u»B mv,, gmnerea around
nwnre ol so doing. Evercy evenlnlg his  ,he llouse and (ller<! was some rowdy-
mind  underwent a curious transfer- ism' Sl0"«s were thrown through the
A gatcman was killed at the Ada-
.oyle  station,  South   Armagh,  dulng
lie night. When the day man went to
•ellcve him In the morning he found
liis dead body with the brains scattered
all over the track. lit is thought that
ie did not hear the train until It was
un near for him to close the gates and
get hack to safety. The coroner's jury
recommended that the railway devise
some system to give gatemen warning
at night,
An Irish wedding at Croogham resulted In a court case at Colerlne. A
crowd of young men gathered around
At the bottom of the sea a photograph has been taken of tho wrecked
Lourentlc, a sshe lies off Donegal
const. The camera, was enclosed ln a
water-tight Iron <ta„k, tested to stand
the pressure at twenty fathoms deep,
and fitted with port hole glass. The
diver then too'* it down, and electric
bulbs were levered from the admiralty
salvage str,araer to provide the light.
After an exposure for an hour nnd a
half it .fas. found that an admirable
photograph of the wreck had been obtained.      [
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Following the failure of the Agricultural Workers Union to abide by the
terms of a signed agreement. County
Wexford Farmers Union have Instructed all members to withhold marvest
The general report covering sll
Phases of the peace treaty has been
read and aWrovod by the full commit-
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Ammunition—the right
ammunition—is half the
big game trip. That ia
why experienced big game
hunters always use
and why we always ree-
emmend them. We know
the results they give.
Sportsmen who use them
know that Dominion Cartridges are dependable,
accurate and powerful.
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Next Week.
Wednesday Md' Saturday MnUneen.
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unless accompanied by an adult This Is done to prevent the unnecessary noise at the evening shows. November 15, 1919.
Page Three
Institution Which Aspires to Become
the Greatest Boxing Organisation
In America Opens In New Tork,
A New York despatch says: The International Sporting Cluub, which aspires to become the greatest boxing organization In the United States, announced Itself publicly today In full-
page advertisements in all New York
City papers.
The club ls backed, the advertisement indicates, by Major A. J. D.
Biddle, Gen. Coleman DuPont, Justice
Bartow S. Weeks, Major-Gen. Wood,
Admiral Simms, Secretary Lane and
other prominent men. Tex RIckard,
matcbmaker of the club, plans to open
the club February 3 with a bout between Jimmy Wilde, the British flyweight champion, and an opponent not
yet selected.
CUMBERLAND should win the championship
of the Up-Island Football League, that is if
form counts for anything. They have one more
game to play and that against a team which has
no chance of taking top place even should they
win. It is thus figured that the Ladysmith Athletics will not put the same amount of vim into
the game as they would if they had a Aghting
chance to win the league, and with Cumberland
coming stronger every game, it looks like a cinch
for the local kickers.
The unexpected happened last Sunday when
Ladysmith City defeated the Athletics. It was
their first win in the series, and before they went
on the field even their most ardent admirers held
out no hopes that they would come out victorious.
Still there was no good reason to be surprised if
they should win, because the City team has been
playing good football all season, but they have
been unfortunate. In several of the games they
played and lost,_according to the play on the field
they should have won, but the fates were
against them.
The defeat of the Athletics
puts them out of the running,
and the struggle now rests with
Cumberland and South Wellington. But the former must not get
worse than a draw at Ladysmith
tomorrow. They are now one
point behind South Wellington
md a draw will place these two °" Sa!urda5. llV™,.Bury„'°wered
. ,    ,. _  ,   the colors of the Tottenham Hotspure,
teams on an even footing.   But
the result of tomorrow's game
must not be worse than a draw
if Cuumberland is to have a
look-in at the championship. The
mon of Cumberland have their
fate in their own hands, and
South Wellington can do nothing
to help themselves. They have
completed their schedule and are
now forced to depend upon Ladysmith Athletics to defeat or
draw with Cumberland in order
to give them a chance,
The Cumberland men, however, claim there is nothing to it
but a win tomorrow and that first
place is sure to come to this city.
They are taking no chances, and
are sending down their strongest
team, which is reported by the
trainer to be in the best of condition. The game at South Wellington two weeks ago showed
the local footballers the advantage of being in good condition,
and they have been sticking well
to their work of training ever
At the present time Cumberland is the only team in the
league which has not suffered
defeat, but they have drawn
three games, which, although
infinitely better than a defeat,
has handicapped them to some
oxtent. It is conceded, however,
that at least one if. not two of
the drawn games might easily
have been defeats, and many of
heir supporters feel the team
was fortunate in securing an
even break.
If Ladysmith wins tomorrow,
South Wellington wins the
hampionship; if Cumberland
wins they take first place; if the
game is a draw, South Wel-
I ngton and Cumberland will have
' * play off the tie.
Flyweight Champion Now ln New York
Will Meet Anyone and Give
Away Ten Pounds.
A dispatch from New York says:
Jimmy Wilde, world's flyweight champion, ls open to all comers in his
The little British lighter, on his arrival here yesterday, said he was willing to give ten pounds to any opponent, and would meet Joe Lynch, Pal
Moore, or any lighter selected for him.
A group of the boxing fraternity
which met him at the pier waa much
Impressed with the champion. He le
a mite of a man, built more along the
lines of a Jockey than a lighter, but
he pronounced himself In lighting condition, and he looked it.
With him were his wife and two
children. His primary intention in
coming to America was for a pleasure
trip, he said, but he declared his willingness to mix ln a little business
with his visit.
Wilde has a tentative engagement to
open the new International Sporting
Club here early in February. His opponent Ib to be selected by Tex RIckard.
In All Likelihood His Crown May Oct
a Severe Tilt When He Meets
All and Sundry.
Arthur P. Oarvey, the well-known
sporting writer of Vancouver, has this
to say regarding the future of Benny
"Benny Leonard's crown may get a
tilt In the near future. He Is matched
to box anyone that John Relsler may
pick for him In a fifteen-round bout to
a decision at Tulsa, Okla., in the near
future. Leonard said tbo other day ln
New York that ho would bar no ono,
not even Lew Tendler, with whom ho
has had quite a feud. It has been stated
from time to time that under no consideration would he box Tendler, but
he says now he would bar no one. He is
confident of his ability to defend his
title and Is willing to swap punches
with him.
Lightweight Wonder Concedes His Op.
pencil! Ten Pounds nnd Finishes
Him OH Easily.
Conceding almost ten pounds, Benny
Leonard, world's lightweight cham-
plon, easily defeated Soldier Bartfleld
of Brooklyn In an eight-round contest
nt Jersey City on Tuesday night.
Leonard weighed 136^ and Bartfleld 1!(!. Leonard rained punches upon
his heavier opponent and took the
honors in. every round.
A wild swing that landed on the
champion's head sent him to the ropes
in the fifth, but he recovered quickly
and wns back again, sending in fast
rights and lefts to BartAelds head. Iu
the sixth and seventh Leonard scored
a half dozen hard rights to the head
but too high to be effective.
The Only Undefeated Soccer Team In
the Old Country Has Its
Colors Lowered.
London, Nov. 14.—A surprise   was
sprung ln association league football
the only club in the three leagues unbeaten. The Hotspurs held a very
strong lead at the head of the second
division, with eleven matches out of
twelve won, and their defeat by Bury
was unexpected. They are, however,
still well to the front with four points
and one match in hand of their nearest
competitors, Blackpool. Following are
the result of the week-end games:
First League-
Arsenal 2, Bolton 3.
Bradford 1, Liverpool 2.
Burnley 2, Manchester United 1.
Derby City 2, Sheffield Wednesday 1.
Everton 4, Bradford City 1.
Manchester City 8, Blackburn Rovers 2.
Mlddlesboro 1, Newcastle United 2,
Preston 3, Chelsea 1.
Sheffield United 1, Oldham Athletic 0.
Sunderland 3, Notts County 1.
Second League—
Barnsley 2, Hull City 3.
Birmingham 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.
Bury 2, Tottenham Hotspurs 1.
Coventry City 0, Huddersfield Town 2.
Fulham 1, Blackpool 2.
Grimsby Town 1, Rotherham 1.
Leicester Fosse 0, Westham 0.
Lincoln City 2, Stockport 0.
Nottingham Forest 0, South Shields 0.
Southern League—
Bristol Rovers 3, Brentford 1.
Cardiff City   2, Brighton   and Howe
Athletics 0.   .
Exeter City 1, Newport City 2.
Gillingham 0, Nottingham 0.
Luton Town 1, Crystal Palace 4.
Plymouth Argyle 3, Merthyr Tydvil 0.
Queens Park 1, Wilwall 2.
Reading 3, Norwich City 2.
Southampton 4, South End 0.
Swindon 1, Watford 2.
Swansea 0, Portsmouth 0.
Scottish League—
Alrdrlecnlans 0, Kilmarnock 0.
Ayr United 4, Hamilton Academicals 1.
Celtic 1, Falkirk 1.
Clydebank 3, Aberdeen 0.
Hibernians 2, Raith Rovers 0.
Morton 0, Queens Park 1.
.Motherwell 1, Dumbarton 1.
Partlck Thistles 1, Rangers 2.
St. Mlrren 4, Hearts 1.
Third Lanark 1, Albion Rovers 0.
Strangler Ed. Lewis, who was defeated by Joe Stecher last week will soon
announce his retirement from the
grappling game, according to a close
friend of the big fellow. The Strangler
was married a short time ago, and It
Is said that his wife objects to him
continuing his career on the mat. If
Lewis has been contemplating a withdrawal from the ranks of the contenders for the championship the defeat
which he sustained will probably have
the effect of hastening his decision In
the matter of quitting. Lewis has long
held a prominent position among modern exponents of this ancient art, and
when he steps down, the game will
lose one of Its most picturesque and
interestiing performers.
Mickey Donnelly of Newark, lightweight, outpointed Jimmy Hanlon of
Denver ln a fast ten-round bout at
Milwaukee last Monday night.
Celtics and Thistles Wind TJp Willi
Even Score After a Strenuous
Battle Laat Saturday.
Last Saturday the second round for
the Merrifield cup waB staged, the
Thistles contesting with the Celtics
for honors of Cumberland Junlon
In the flrst half of the game the
Celtic centre forward, Jones, scored
two goals. Immediately after the commencement of the second halt Hood
scored two goals for the Thistles ln
quick succession. After a hard twenty
minutes, during which both teams
fought for the laurels aB they had
never done hefore, Coe scored for the
Celtics.    •
Only five minutes remained till the
game should be over and the Thistles
during thia time surpassed themselves
in their endeavor to at least tie the
game. Just three-quarters of a minute
before the closing whistle was blown,
Hood, taking advantage of a fine piece
of combination'from the Thistle forwards, scored a third goal, making
the game a draw.
The boys of the Cumberland High
School are looking forward to another game next Saturday, which,
however, will be called off if the
weather does not mend.
The Merrifield cup will be taken by
the Celtics if they come off victorious
in the next game. Should the Thistles
win, however, another and deciding
game will have to be booked for the
next line Saturday,
And the Premier Slugger In the Baseball World Hints That He May
Substitute Flits for Words.
A San Francisco despatch says: Babe
Ruth, premier slugger ln the baseball
world, today replied to Ty Cobb, who
recently criticized Ruth because Ruth
demands a contract calling for $20,000
for the 1920 season.
Ruth Intimated he would hold Cobb
personally responsible, and that fists
might be substituted tor words when
they meet next spring.
"I'll settle the question when I meet
Cobb," Ruth said. "Cubb must be Jealous of me because the newspapers have
played me up this year as the biggest
attraction ln baseball."
Cobb recently spoke of Ruth as a
"contract violator." Ruth's contract,
he said, had two more years to run.
"A player ls worth Just as much as
he can get," said Ruth "And Cobb has
been paid all he ls worth, believe me,
for quite a few years, I wouldn't say
anything against Cobb If he held out
tor $100,000."
Vancouver Soldier Pugilist lias Some
Important Matches Which Will
Keep Hlm Rather Bnsy.
Jimmy Clark, the Vancouver soldier
pugilist, promises to be a busy battler
during tli'8 winter months. The well-
known -lightweight returned recently
from Seattle, where he went in search
of talent for the Oilmore Athletic Club
show on November 26, and while ln tbe
Sound City affixed his signature to
articles calling for a four-round bout
down there with Mike Pete, a well-
known Northwest battler. Clark also
has a battle with Hector McDonald on
tap and has other matches pending.
Rumors Now Colng the Bounds That
a New Major League Will Be
Outcome of Squabbles.
According to a New York report rumors of a new major league are now
riding ln the dust kicked up by the
American League political battle. Col.
Jacob Ruppert, president of the Yankees, declares tbat Ban Johnson's
stand ln refusing to meet with any
committee of which he ls a member
means that one of them will bave to
get out of the league.
If the quintette of magnates lined
up with Johnson support him when
the "showdown" comes, Ruppert has
intimated that he will listen to proposals for a new league, Charles Co-
miskey of tha White Sox and Harry
Frazee of Boston are said to be with
Among those mentioned aa possible
third league magnates are: Price McKinney, Cleveland; Edsel Ford, De
trolt; Commander J. J. Ross, Montreal;
and Harry Sinclair, Pittsburg.
On Tuesday last Union Bay Junior
football players came up and played
the Cumberland Junior entrance team,
the result being two to one ln favor
of the visitors.
One of the Union Bay goals was due
to the fact that one of the Cumberland
players made a foul within the penalty
line, which gained a free kick for
Union Bay.
The players on both sides were well
matched and the play waB fast and
furious from start to finish.
Last Saturday the Cumberland team
went down to Union Bay and were extremely unfortunate In losing the
game three to one. This game was,
however, protested and the protest
was allowed on account of some misunderstanding In regard to ages of
Boya to Play Basketball.
The boys of Cumberland city schools
have formed four basketball teams
which will probably play several games
this winter In the band hall, the prizes
being medals for the winning team.
The tour teams are captained by Hood,
R. Oraham, T. Oraham and Potter, respectively.
Decision to Benjamin.
Joe Benjamin ot San Francisco defeated Johnny Drummle of Jersey City
In a six-round bout at Philadelphia on
Tuesday night.
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Canadian Sculler Wants to Have a Oo
for World's Title, bnt Wants
Race Rowed at Toronto.
If Alfred Felton, the new world's
professional single sculling champion,
is In earnest when he says that his title
is open for defence against all comers,
he may have a race with Eddie Durnan
of Toronto, professional champion of
the United States and Canada. A challenge was forwarded by Durnan a few
days ago.
Felton expressed a willingness to
meet all comers before his return to
his native home in Australia, and desires matches ln England. Having won
the title on the Thames he will probably InslBt on rowing tor lt there. That
arrangement will not suit Durnan, but
the latter Is willing to make Felton an
attractive offer to come to Canada and
row on Toronto Bay ln July.
Durnan's challenge went forward to
the London Sportsman. Several Toron-,
to enthusiasts, friends of Barry,
cabled messages of best wishes the
night before the race In which he was
beaten by Felton, Barry ts 40 years of
age, ten years Felton's senior.
DEVOTEES of the squared-circle game are
looking forward with pleasurable anticipations to the meeting of George Ross and Jack
Roberts, which is scheduled to run for twelve
rounds at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre here on November 22-
There is much interest among local fans over
this match because of the fact that at their last
meeting these two men were so evenly matched
that there was considerable diversity of opinion
as to whether the decision in favor of Roberts
was a proper one. The admirers of Roberts claim
it was, but those who favor Ross claim the very
opposite; while there is a large number who state
the bout should have been declared a draw.
Both men are good mixers and willing fighters,
and with two more rounds added to the contest,
lovers of good clean sport will have the opportunity of seeing one of the best exhibitions of
the manly art ever given in this district.
According to reports both men are in splendid
shape. Ross has been doing considerable fighting
of late, while Roberts has not
been idle in the way of training.
The latter probably has the advantage in ring experience, but
the former can count on his
youth to make up for this handicap. Thus, by all thc rules of the
game, the men should step into
the riing on an even footing.
The promoters, Messrs. Davis
and Brown, are making arrangements for the best evening's entertainment yet provided in this
line of sport. Already two preliminary bouts have been arranged for, and it is possible a
third may materialize.
Taken all in all, the lovers of
the fistic game have every reason
to look forward to the evening
of November 22, next Saturday.
O'Dowd Wins In Second.
Mike O'Dowd of St. Paul, middleweight champion, knocked out Jimmy
("Butch") O'Hagen of Albary In the
second round of a scheduled ten-round
bout at Detroit on Tuesday night.
O'Hagen waB floored three times in thc
second round with right crosses to the
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Page Four
November IS, l&ld.
blished every Saturday morning at
Cumberland, li. C.
Canada's greatest soldier is at
present u visitor to Cumberland,
and the people of this city fully
appreciate the honor conferred
Up0n ii by ii visit from une who
stands so high in the estimation
no| only of his own countrymen
bul of the whole Empire and even
i,i I that, among the nations
who were allies of Great Britain
during the Greal War. The visit
of the great soldier will only be a
brief one and Sir Arthur has
ci me here merely, as hu says, as
a private citizen, but the honor
is appreciated nevertheless.
Sir Arthur Currie, however,
is mistaken if he imagines he
can, at this time at least, rightly
call himself a private citizen.
There was a time when he could
lay claim to that distinction, but
he forfeited that right by his
deeds   during   thc   four awful
able prices in Great Britain and
Europe. This vast system of
marketing was effected through
credits for which Victory Loan
subscriptions provide the working capital. If, for instance, the
public should turn an indifferent
ar lo the Victory Bond salesmen now al work, our prosperity and credit would be impaired,
our production dwindle and every
me would feel the menace of
lioverly. There is gootl reason
to hope that Canadians are
awake to their responsibility and
"In  affectionate  memory  ot   Evan
John   Hunden,   beloved   husband   Of
Elizabeth Hunden, who died November
12, 1918, aged 39 years.
Thou didst call me to resign
What most I prized; it ne'er was mine;
I only yield Thee what Is Thine,
Thy will be done.
We mourn liis loss but we'll not pine.
For we believe liis spirit shines
And by ills grace some day we'll meet
To part no more at Jesus' feel.
Bui it wus hard ut the lust separation
To part with a father who loved us so
The allusion lo Canada's high j The heart and the home feel a wide
•ating on Wall Street brings up1      desolation
mother phase of the Loan ques-
ion    While Canada can borrow
1 Since we bid our dearly loved father,
abroad on more favorable terms
than any other nation, it is not
desirable that she should do so;
for that would take large sums
ut of tlie country in annual in-
ercst payments.   It would help
build up the prosperity of the
.'ruled States at our expense. It
is much  more   expedient   that
Canadians should themselves be
he lenders, and that the interest
ihould stay in the pockets of her
own people.  If it is profitable for
iVall Street to loan   money to
years which he and his men spent I Canada it is equally profitable for
in France and Flanders.   He is no Canadians to loan money to their
remembered by his wife and
Dou't forget Ilio social nnd dance to
lie held In the Church of England Hull,
Tuesday, November 18. '
longer a private citizen, he belongs to the Canadian people,
and they are proud beyond measure at the realization that he is
theirs, and they are anxious and
ready to do him honor upon
every occasion.
There is an old saying that a
prophet is not without honor
save in his own country, but
this does not hold good in the
Don't forget the social and dance In
lie held in the Church of England Hall,
PueBday, November IS. ***
From the Straits of Belle Isle, which
: form ihe short route connecting the
Atlantic Ocean  with the Gulf of St.
Lawrence, and are used by shippiing
(luring the summer, to Fort William
] and Port Arthur, on the northwestern
[ shore of Lake Superior, whore Cana-
case of Sir Arthur, because there U'an western grain is transferred    io
is in Canada no man who is held'water carriage, the distance is 2217
in greater esteem    than is the
,     ,   ,, .     ,,    ,       ,     »     1    A commission    01' German experts,
man who held in his hands for!
A commission
. . ! who have visited Ihe mines of North-
nearly four years the destinies Urn France which .were devastated dur-
of the Canadian army in Europe, j tag ihe war, believe that it will take
And surely he is entirely worthy I ft'0™ two to eight years to restore
of that confidence.   Throughout "'"'" '" ""'ir l-"','"C1, condition.
the whole campaign, even when A"*""  —
the odds were   heavily   against
the Canadians, under the. direction and guidance of Sir Arthur,
they never lost an engagement,
and the Germans will ever have!
cause to remember the men from
this country.   It is conceded by
the military authorities of all the
Allies that Sir Arthur    Currie
was the "discovery" of the war.
Until he proved otherwise it was
stoutly maintained that a civilian
could not be transformed into a;
competent leader and that it re-j
quired a life of military training
lo properly equip a man to take
charge of a campaign. Sir Arthur
has disproved this fallacy.
There are those, and some of'
them may he found in high
places, who never let an opportunity pass without saying
something of a disparaging nature of the great Canadian soldier, but these individuals are]
actuated by envy and jealousy,
and the people of Canada   take
their   remarks   at   their   true
worth. There can be found men
who   served   in   tho   Canadian
army who do not feel any too'
kindly toward thoir old commander, but this is because he
in. isted upon those under him
being soldiers and obeying
rs. As to his ability as a
leader none of them express any
doubt whatever, and his record
during the whole war is a striking testimony to his qualities as
a .soldier.
Cumberland is honored by I
having within its borders Canada's greatest soldier, and the
people are not slow to appreciate
that honor.
Only limited Quiintily Can lie Supplied
No Applications After February
1 Next.
The annual free distribution of
aamples of seed grain Is being conducted at the Central Experimental
Farm, Ottawa, by the Dominion Cere-
Thcfollowing kinds of grain will be
sent out this season:—Spring wheat
tin about fslb samples)' white oats
(about 41b)' barley (about 51b), field
peas, not garden peas, (about Gib),
field beans, early ripening, only for
districts where the season is short,
(about 2tb). flax for seed (about 2tb),
and  flax  for libre   (about 21b.)
Only one sample can be sent to each
applicant. Applications must be on
printed forms which may be obtained
from the Dominion Cerealist at any
time after September 1. As the stock
of seed is limited, farmers are advised
to apply early to avoid disappointment.
Xo application forms will be furnished
after February 1, 1920.
Don't forget the social and dance to
be held ill the Church of England Hall,
Tuesday, November 18. ***
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from your cylinders,
carburetor, etc. We
cleau out all the carbon
from your engine thor-
. oughly, so that lt will
run smoother and give
you no trouble. Bring
your car in and have us
burn out the carbon and
there take the knock
out of your motor, and
incidentally get more
power on hills.
We boast the best equipped garage-machine shop in
British Columbia.   We invite inspection.
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We have thc most complete stock of accessories—
1 ires 111 Nobby, Goodyear, Dunlop and Maltese, in all
sizes We have in stock parts for all magnetos and distributers. V. e have the Tunger Rightfier, the very
latest 111 storage battery; charging outfits in charge of
a practical electrician who also looks after our starting
and lighting troubles. Absolutely no tinkering and
guesswork, as we have the great Ambu electrical instrument which is mechanically correct.
We have a small arbor press for removing small
bushings, etc.; also a 20-ton screw press which will re-
gear without the aid of a crowbar or sledge
move any
At the present time Canada's
rating on the New York market
stands higher than that of any
foreign nation; and it is possible
for her to obtain funds on that
market on more favorable terms
than any other country, The
reason for this, as any financier
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Page Five
Talented Entertainers From the
South Delight Large Audience   at City Theatre
,   The  Old  Fashioned   Girls   literally
sang their way into the hearts of the
Cumberland people during their per
fo'rmaiu'e at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre on
Wednesday night, and those who attended were given a treat which they
will long remember. In these days of
rag-time and jazz music it was refreshing to hear once more the old favorites
of ones childhood, and as the fulr performers poured forth the sweet strains
of the old songs memories were indeed
turned hack to the days of long ago,
None of thc ladies ean he said to
possess tlie voice of a 1'atti or an
Alhnni; their volume was not greater
nor was their range remarkable, but
tliey sang sweetly and with a simplicity that won them a place iu the
hearts of the audience.
This is the forerunner of a number
of similar attractions which have heen
booked for the local theatre during
the winter, and the success which attended the inaugural engagement
should be a guarantee for tltose yet
to come.
There was a large audience present
which was intent upon hearing the
good old songs, but their enjoyment
wns marred to a degree by the constant noise and disturbance caused by
a number of young lads who had boon
allowed to congregate at the front of
the theatre and who were nliowed to
do pretty much as they pleased. To
say the least, it Is not. quite fair to
those who pay their money to hoar an
entertainment to have to put up witli
annoyance such as that to which they
were subjected on Wednesday night.
If children are to be admitted at night
performances they should he accompanied by some one who has control
over them. It would, however, he
much ..better If they were not admitted
at all, especially those who cannot
behave themselves.
Don't forget the social and dance to
be held in the Church of England Hall.
Tuesday, November IS. ***
Masquers Celebrate
(Continued from Page One.)
early colonial days; there were stately
ladies and gentlemen of the Orient and
there were common hoboes of our own
days; there were representatives of
ull branches of the national service
and there were tho.se who represented
the "Mexicans, the North American Indians und the negro. In fact almost
every type of humanity had a representative. And there was a suflicient
number of clowns on the floor to keep
the large audience In good humor
while the dancers were resting.
As to the actual number of those ill
attendance it is variously estimated
at between 1200 and 1500. At all events
there were present all who could be
accommodated in the building and
many had to be turned away.
That the veterans aro appreciated
by citizens was amply shown by tlle
splendid list of donations in prizes and
money for the occasion, as the following list indlcntcs:
Tlie Islander, $5; King Ceorge
Hotel, $ii; W. Merrifield, ?5; Vendome
Hotel, ?5; New England Hotel, ?5;
Waverly Hotel, $10; Union Hotel, $5;
Alex. Maxwell, $5; Vancouver Breweries, $10; Mr. Fraser, $1; Marrochl
Uros., ?1; J. Halliday, $2.50; K. Shl-
bota, goods, $2.50; Mr. Leslie, $2;
teller Canadian Dank ol* Commerce, $2;
Mr. McLean, goods, $5; Mr. McLellan,
$5; T. 13. Hanks, $5; Dr. Hicks, $5; J.
Baird, $1; Mr. McCarthy, gold piece,
$2.50; II. S. Rae, $2; Mr. McKinnon,
goodii, $3; Royal Candy Co., $2; Mr.
Scavado, $1; Simon Leiser, suit case,
value $10; Tarbell & Son, goods, $3;
F. Wilcock, goods, $2.50; Mumford &
Walton, $5; Mumford & Walton, box
of cigars; Ezzy & Haddad, goods,
$3.50; w, Wotanohl, BOc; T. Rlokaon,|
$3; A. II. Peacey, goods, $3; S. Isaka, I
tickets for suit denning. $3; \V. Henderson, box of cigars; T. E. Bate,
goods, $2.75; W. Willard, goods, $2.50;
Mrs. Hideout, goods, $10.50; collected
at Bevan, $8.50; collected at Chinatown, $20; collected at Japtown, $30;
Charlie Sing Chong. pair gloves; Wilson Bros., Victoria, $10; U. Wilson Co.,
box of apples; !•'. It. Stewart & Co., 10
pounds of tea; Pendray & Sons, case
While Swan washing powder; Swift
Canadian, Victoria, one Premium ham;
P. Burns & Co., Vancouver, one Shamrock ham; Western Groceries Limited,
Vancouver, 10 pounds Great West ten.
Following are the prize winners in
the various events:
Best dressed Indy—First prize, $10
cash; Mrs. DeCoeur; second prize,
ulouso, value $10.50 by Mrs. Rideout,
won by Mrs. Rideout, who thus won!
her own prize but generously donated
lt to the C.W.V.A. for disposal.
Best dressed gentleman—First prize, I
$15 cash, A. W. Watson; second prize,1
suitcase, value $10, S. Leiser & Co.
W. C. Grover.
Best sustained character, lady—First
prize, $10 cash, Mrs. Muir of Union
Bay; second prize, valne $3, Mr. McKinnon, Mrs. Andrew Kay.
Best sustained character, gentleman
—First prize, $10 cash, Corp. Cronk;
second prize, $2.50 gold piece by Mr.
McCarthy, J. Murdock.
National costume, lady—First prize,
$10 cash, donated by local branch G.
W. V. A., .Miss Edna Bennie; second
prize, table centre, Ezzy & Haddad,
Mrs. .McLeod.
National costume, gentleman—First
prize, $10 cash, donated by local
branch G.W.V.A., W. S. Wood; second
prize, pair gloves, Charlie Sing Chong,
G. W. Stubbs.
Best hobo—Firsl prize, box cigars,
donated by .Mumford & Walton, T.
Pearco; second prize, two tickets for
suit cleaning, $3, .Mr. McNIven.
Best comic group (three or more)—
Prize, $10 cash, J. G. Lockhart, D.
Stewart and W. Jackson.
Best group representing Allies (four
or more)—Prize, $20 cash, J. English,
Mrs. McNeill, J. D, Davis, Mrs. S.
Swanson, representing Great Grltaln
aud the United States, respectively.
Best clown—First prize, box of apples, $4.(10, by B. Wilson Co., D.
Conlnk; second prize, goods, $2.50, by
W. Willard, Mr. Treloar.
Best comic gentleman—First prize,
bam, $9, by P. Burns Co., F. Watson;
second prize, goods, $3, by C. H. Tar-
bell, J. Wilcock.
Best comic lady—First prize, 10 lbs.
Croat West tea, $7.50, by Western Groceries Limited, Mrs. Lockner; second
prize, goods, 03, by A. H. Peacey,
Mrs. Jack Hill.
Best Topsy—First prizee, goods, $5,
by T, D. McLean, Miss Beatrice Jlltch-
8ll| second prize, goods, $2.75, T. E.
Bate. Miss A. Malcolm.
Special prije, $5—Mrs. Cronk.
Waltz—Prize $10 cash, Mr. and Mrs.
McKenzie of Courtenay.
Two-step—Prize, $10 cash, Mr. W.
McMillan and Mrs. Robert McNeill.
The following are the winning numbers of tho tombola prizes, which may
be obtained at Mumford & Walton's:
First, 490; second, 77; third, 223;
fourth, C3; fifth, 117; sixes, 462; seventh, 49.
Following is a list of those appearing in costume with some of the characters represented:
Mrs. Robertson, Britannia.
Mrs. Johnson, colonial lady.
Miss Milter, Busier Brown.
Miss Banuernian, spring.
Mrs. Stant.
T. Johnson, rancher.
A. W. Watson. King Henry VIII.
Andy Robertson.
Mrs. Hult.
Catherine Grey, clown,
Blanch Dando, Spanish lady.
W. Rlckson, clown.
Miss Nicholls, Red lady.
Miss Graham, clown.
Miss Ronald, lady.
Miss Robertson, red star.
R. Rideout, Turk.
J. McLeod, Uncle Sam.
T. H. Cary, clown.
Mrs. Wm. Brown, lady.
Miss May Caddy.
Mrs. Dawson, old-fashioned girl.
Mrs. Nunns, sailor.
H. C. Brown, Indian.
Miss Ivy Piercy, Red Riding Hood.
Mrs. Franceslne, flags of victory.
Mrs. DeCoeur, English princess.
J. Murdock, Chinaman.
B. Dalby, darkey.
Amy Dallos, clown.
John Alban, lady.
Miss Harrison, Britannia.
Miss Robertson, France.
Miss Lockhart, girl guide.
A. Chambers, Austrian.
D. Richards, clown.
Mrs. Marsh, Japanese.
Mrs. Fnlrbairn, Century girl.
Mrs. Bevis, flower girl.
Mrs, Andrew Kay, Turkish Indy.
R. Watson, oflicer.
Mrs. Owen, Dutch lady.
Mrs. .Muir, Night.
Mrs. Thos. Trelour, clown.
Miss Glsborne.
Miss Blntlle.
J. Campbell, Canadian soldier.
Mrs. McNeill, Britannia.
J. English, John Bull.
J. I). Davis. Uncle Sam.
R. McNeill, middy.
Mrs. Lockner.
Mrs. Proposky, Irish lady.
Mick. Helm, cowboy.
D. Campbell,,clown.
Miss Halcrow.
Miss Cuddy.
Miss A. Baird.
C. J. Stockand, comic.
R. Robertson, deputy sheriff.
Miss A. Malcolm, Topsy.
Miss  Dorothy   Brighton,  Christmas
A. Wiiffiingham, comic.
.Mrs. Piket, pierrot.
J. Lockner, Father Christmas.
F. Losio, clown,
Wm. Fedoat, clown.
Louisa Shcpimrd, lady ot the harem.
Justlna Damonte, Irish lady.
Herbert S. Roy, clown.
W. M. Brown, soldier.
II. Foster, soldier.
Mrs. C. Helm, Irish girl.
A smile comes naturally when we meet our
friends and acquaintances face to face, in our
offices, at our homes or on the street. And why
should it not when the wires of the telephone
bring a caller to us ?
Make your "hello" greeting genial, an answer
that tells just who is talking, and a tone that
reflects both interest and atatention.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
At any of the Hotels.
M. Thomson, comic.
Mrs. Muir of Merville, gypsy.
S. George, Father Christmas.
Corp, Cronk, trapper.
Mrs. Cronk, Esqulmo.
Miss Beatrice Mitchell, Topsy.
Edna Bennie, Scotch lassie.
■ W. tf. McClelland, house surgeon.
A. Barber, beefeater.
Mrs. Stockand, Ace of Hearts.
.Miss Mildred Maxwell, flower girl.
Arthur Lewis, clown.
Jessie Stephenson, flower girl.
J. B. Monk, comic.
Mr. Barber, comic.
D. Stewart, monkey.
W. Jackson, comic.
Miss Tourlgin, Belgium.
Miss Annie Reese, United States of
Miss Wilcock, Allies.
'I\ Mlchellee, soldier.
A. E. Hornal, comic.
T. Pearse, hobo.
Mrs. Swanson, Stars and Stripes.
Mrs. Whyte, Sweet Caporal.
Mrs. T. Hannah, nurse.
W. C. Grover, 17th century gent.
Miss A, Potter, clown.
W. G. Hassell, Moorish sea pirate.
T. Hannah, logger.
Mrs. Hassell, Peace.
Mrs. Jackson, clown.
Angus McMillan, Scotland.
Mrs. McLeod, Chinese lady.
W. Whitchouse, gypsy.
G. Brown, comic.
J. Walker.
A. Nunns, comic
Miss E. Percival, summer.
Miss I. Lewis, winter.
Miss Draper, Night.
F. McKenzie, cowboy.
J. J. Donnelly, comic.
F. J. Daly, Aunt Jemima. "
Mrs. Rideout, Turkish lady.
Mrs. Shouldlce, gambling act.
Mrs. F. Watson, winter.
iM. Brown, pierrot.
John Williams, Tom Watson and L.
Francesclnl, comic group.
G. Mount, butcher.
,Vrs. Hill, comic lady.
A. Summervllle. Victory.
Miss Vlckensell, Old Dutch Cleanser.
MIbb J. Marder, soldier.
J. Wilcock, hobo.
M. Bell-Irving, pierrot.
Mrs. Trelone, national.
Miss Maude Collie, Britannia.
Mrs. Malpass, Shamrock.
H. White, clown.
J. B. Balagno, Peace.
Mrs. Hatfield, clown.
R. Hornal, comic.
Mrs. L. W. Nicholson, advertisement.
Miss C. Lockhart, flower girl.
R. Barrass, courtier.
Miss E. Ecdestor, old-fashioned costume.
Nellie and DruBcllla Potter, Gold
Dust Twins.
Mrs. Mcllne. Canada.
Miss Franceslne, America.
Miss Lizzie Marston, Ireland.
Mrs. J. D. Summervllle, Belgium.
Miss M. Gray, pierrot.
Miss C. Gray, plerrol.
Mrs. McNeil, French girl.
Mrs. J. Murdock, Cinderella.
Miss Sheppard, Woman's Land Army.
Mrs. T. Johnston, Spanish dancer.
Miss M. EvaiiB, Red Riding Hood.
('. Graham, clown.
O. F. Marsh, the Devil.
Miss Saunders, France.
Mrs. DIconnet, school grll.
T. Robinson, comic.  ,
Mrs. Sheppard, Turkish lady.
E. Lyons, comic.
R. Robinson, comic.
IN Ihe County Court of Nnimlnio
Holden nt Cumberland, B.C.,
Oct. 8, 1919.
TAKE NOTICE that by nn order of
His Honor Juduge Barker, I was appointed administrator of the estate of
Wm. Phillips, deceased, and all parties
having claims against the said estnte
arc hereby required to furnish same
properly verified on or beforo tbe 16th
day of December, and all parties Indebted to estate are required to pay
the amount of their.Indebtedness to me
forthwith,. WESLEY WILLARD,
Official Administrator.
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Best Dressed Lady—First prize $15 cash; second prize,
goods value $7.50, Campbell Bros.
Best Dressed Gentleman—First prize .$15 cash; second
prize, goods value $7.50, Simon Leiser Co.
Best Sustained Character, Lady—First prize $8 cash;
■  second prize, goods, value $2.50, A. II. Peacey.
Best Sustained Character, Gentleman—Firsl prize, $8
cash; second prize, goods, value $3, T. E. Bate.
National Costume, l.ady—First prize $7.50 cash; second prize, goods, value $3, A. II. McKinnon.
National Costume, Gentleman—First prize $7 50 cash;
second prize $2.50 gold piece, E. Perodi Poolrooms.
Best Hobo—First prize, box of cigars, \V. Henderson;
second prize, two tickets for suit cleaning, Cumberland Tailors.
Best Comic Group (three or more)—Prize $10 cash.
Best Representative of Any of the Allies, Lady or Gentleman—Prize $G,00.
Best Advertisement, Lady or Gentleman, Comic or
Otherwise—First prize $5; second prize $2.50.
Best Clown—First prize, box apples, value $4.60, Mumford & Walton.
Best Flower Girl—First prize, goods, value $5.00, Mrs.
Rideout; second prize, box chocolates, value $2.50,
J. Fraser.
Best Comic Gentleman—Prize $5.00 cash.
Best Comic Lady—Prize $5.00 cash.
Best Topsy—First prize, goods, value $5.00, T. D. McLean; second prize, goods, $2.50, J. H. Halliday.
Best Dressed Old-fashioned Couple—Prize $8.00 cash.
Tombola Prizes for Spectators.
The band will parade the main street at 7:30 p.m. in
various costumes.   Prizes will be given to members of
the band for best representation, judging for this event
to take place on the parade.
The judging for the events at the hall will take place
at 11:15 p.m sharp.
Music furnished by the band orchestra of nine pieces.
Only persons in proper costume will be allowed on the
floor until after the judging is completed at 11:15.
mum Page Six
November 15, 1919.
Not systems fit and wise,
Not faith with rigid eyes,
Not wealth in mountain piles,
Not power with gracious smiles,
Not even the potent pen—
Not words of winning note,
Not thought from life remote,
Not fond religious airs,
Not sweetly languid prayers,
Not love of scent and creeds—
Men and Deeds.
Men that can dare and do,
Not longing for the new,
Not prating for the old;
Good life and action bold:
These the occasion needs—
Men and Deeds.
—Duncan Macgregor.
Story of How Great Boer General
Played the Game When
He Had Advantage.
Smuts Was Too Chivalrous to
Take Life When He Knew
Cause Was Lost.
"I suppose," said a peeress when the
Women's Suffrage bill passed In England, "that 1 am as competent to form
an opinion on public affairs as my old
drunken gardener." That Is one expression of a view which seems to be
strongly held by the women of Bom-
bay. A meeting held recently by the
women affirmed that they consider
themsolves competent to form judgment on publie questions and to vote
upon them, and that the omission from
the government of India bill, now be-
.ovc a parliamentary commmittee, of
any recommendation to extend the
suffrage to women In India is a reflection ou their intelligence and a stigma
on their womanhood.
Commenting on this an Indian newspaper to hand says: "Much as we
sympathize with the ladles who are
forcmoso In the feminist movement in
this country, we doubt whether the
representatives of the movement who
are about to go to England to lay the
feminist ease hefore the committee will
succeed in persuading its members,
either that the women of India, even
ihe educated classes, take sufficient interest in affairs of state, or tlmt those
who do take an interest in them are
numerous enough to warrant sucli an
extension in the franchise. Further,
there would be difficulty In deciding
what form the qualification for the
vote ought to take. Should it be a
properly or literary qualification, or a
combination of both? If the lirst, the
number of women in India who are
property holders in tlieir own right is
very limited. If tbe latter, then, in the
event of the vote being granted to women, we might witness the growth of a
formidable new "rights of man" movement among failed B.A.s. If the last,
Iben again the qualification would have
to be extended more widely than that
proposed for men If a body of female
voters large enough to be worth legislating for It ls to be enrolled. And
theae objections do not take any account of the caste prejudice aud religious beliefs which female suffrage
would have to encounter. Wo do not
think, for Instance, that the Mohammedan attitude towards women has altered enough to contemplate with
equanimity the equality of the sexes
implied In female suffrage, On the
whole, we think lhat the movement Is
a little premature and the considers
Hon of the question of extending the
franchise to women might sulutably be
left over until tlie occasion of the lirst
proposed revision of Iho working of the
new regime. In the Interval, women
hnve the opportunity of making their
case doubly strong by Impressing the
country with their growing Interest in
publie affairs."
A dispatch from Plymouth, England,
says: Everyone in Plymouth knows a
political campaign is In progress.
Nearly everey man, woman and child
knows at least one of the candidates—
Lady Astor.
Posters on all the billboards and almost every otlier available space announce that "Lady Astor Is the only
Lloyd George candidate," or appeal to
tbe voters to "mako history and elect
the first woman member of parliament."
Tho election Is the dominating topic
of conversation.
The campaign  was Inaugurated  by grounds as a war memorial a replica
the spectacle of Ibis brilliant woman, of the Inverary cross.
dressed all In black, driving through
the streets behind a dashing team of
sorrels, with silk-hated coachman, his
svllip and the bridles of the horses
adorned with red, white and blue ribbons—the coalition colors.
What is still more unusual in this
quiet Devonshire city, taxis loaded
with newspapermen and photographers trail the "Astor carriage" wherever
it goes.
"Astorlsms" is a familiar term in
Plymouth since "Lady Nancy" took the
stump, meaning the punchy epigrams
with which she enlivens her speeches,
coining tbem readily to meet every
question propounded by the hecklers
and express her views on the IssueB
of the campaign.
Lady Astor in tlie course of the
morning's drive about the constituency
stopped at Unionist headquarters. Descending from her carriage she came
face to face with Isaac Foote, her Liberal opponent. She smiled and said:
"Oood morning, Mr. Foote."
The Liberal candidate replied with
equal cordiality and they talked together, Lady Astor chiding him good-
"You are far too progressive a man
to be Identified with the ancient mariner Asquith party. You are a good man
but you arc going In the wrong direction."
Lady Astor has set the pace so far in
this campaign that the others will be
compelled to busy themselves to keep
In four addresses recently Lady
Astor favored state purchase of the
liquor business and local option on the
question of prohibition. She told one
questioner she favored closing public
houses on Sunday.
Her statement was loudly applauded. At one meeting Lady Astor found
a Socialist delegation present and to lt
■die argued that Christianity was the
only remedy for the world's Ills.
"I don't mind telling you I am a
Socialist at heart," she said. "It Is the
most beautiful creed on earth. But
I here has been only one true Socialist
aud He said: 'Love thy neighbor ns
The candidate declared she did not
are a "tuppence" for a political career
but that she would do what was best
for all classes.
The campaign committee of the
Labor party is considering the advisability of Instituting a suit for slander
against Lord Asl/ir In connection with
his characterization of W. T. Gay, the
Labor candidate, opposing Lady Astor,
as a "not too successful manager of a
co-operative boot manufactory."
*     ss     •
The G.W.A. of Holy Trinity Chujch
held tlieir monthly meeting at the
home of Mrs. C. Dando on Monday
evening, November 10. Arrangements
were fully completed for the social ami
dance to be held In the Church ot Enp-
land Hall on the evening of November
18. The grand march starts at 9:00
o'clock sharp. There are also to be
games and otlier amusements and a
prize Is to be awarded the best
gucsser. The members of the Qrils'
Guild will be tho hostesses for the
evening and they are looking forward
to a successful event. Admission for
ladies will be 25c and for gentlemen
50c. Refreshments will be served.
A London despatch says: In the
field and at the peace table. Great
Britain has had during these momentous years fow more able, loyal and
useful representatives than the Boer
Gen. Smlts, who fought against Great
Britain so long and so hard in South
Africa more than twenty years ago.
When he came to London for the first
Imperial conference, his former status
as an enemy brought auout an amusing Incident. At a brilliant social gathering, where mauy British officers of
high rank were present, their breasts
glittering with orders and medals,
Gen. Smuts' unadorned expanse of
plain khaki was conspicuous. A lady,
mentally connecting his fame with the
country from which he came, but for-
getting how It was earned, exclaimed
innocently, to the great amusement
alike of the company and of the hero
himself: "Why, general, you have no
South African ribbons!"
Of course, all the South African ribbons that were won ln the Boere War
were awarded to the victorious British,
whom Oen. Smuts had done his best
to defeat.
Britain always honors a fair fighter
and a good loser, and one reason why
honest reconciliation since that un
happy war has been possible for both
parties ls made plain In another little
incident that rests on the authority of
.len. Smuts himself. In appreciation of
his services to the Empire, a dinner
was given him not long ago ln the
gallery of the House of Lords, at which
a notable array of soldiers, statesmen
and diplomats were present. Viscount
French presided, and proposed the
health of the guest' of honor, a toast
to which the general made a dramatic
and unexpected reply. He rose with a
curious smile on his face, expressed
his thanks ln a few gracious words,
and then, says Mr. Isaac F. Marcosson,
turned to the chairman and related a
itory that sounded like a chapter from
It dealt with the closing hours of the
Boer War. Smuts, with the tattered and
batatered remnants of his army, had
taken refuge In the mountains. Dispirited and discouraged, they awaited the
end. Late one afternoon they heard
the panting of a locomotive, and looking down they saw a British armored
train crawling beneath them.
One of the Boer officers spoke up and
iald: "We will register one more
Instantly a score of men began to
assemble huge boulders to hurl down
on the approaching train.
Smuts stopped them, saying: "No,
we must not add murder to defeat."
The train was allowed to pass in
safety, and the next day Smuts discovered that it conveyed Gen. French
and his staff. Yet by the curious working of fate here they sat side by side In
he House of Lords, each ln the uniform of a British general and consecrated to a common cause.
Auchiiialrn will erect on the school
Weird Stories of the Return to Earth
of thc Shades of Those Who
Hnve Departed Tills Life.
(By George A. Wnde ln the London
Dully Mall.)
Everywhere there   is a   great and
fast-spreading growth of belief ln the
occult, lt tnkes various forms In different countries, and, indeed, with different Individuals.
Shortly before the armistice a man
wrote to the papers stating that his
brother, an officer In France, had appeared to their father, who was Ul ln
bed and had much wished to see the
son before he died.
The father told the family that same
day of the "visit," saying he could now
die happy. He died next day, and two
or three days later the family received
official news that the officer had been
killed at the front at a time corre-
sopnding almost to a minute with the
hour when the father had said his son
eame to see him.
Hence not only this family, but also
m any scores of people who know the
story, have been led to a strong belief
In something In which they did not
prt 'viously place much credence.
1 was speaking not long ago to a
wa'M-known story writer, who told me
tha t—though he had never hitherto be-
1 levied in the existence of spirits or
ghoa t-ralslng^he was now half-way
to brellef.
Ha had been to a seance at Preston,
In Lancashire, quite unexpectedly, and1
was irjiknown to anybody there except
to the friend who had persuaded him
to attend. Also he was a sceptic, and
when asked who he would like to see
he replied, with an incredulous smile,
"My mother."
He told me that his mother'a spirit
appeared and spoke to him, mentioning something which no one but themselves knew.
He was so upset that he has never
leen to anything of the kind since.
But he now firmly believes   In   the
A Cornish neighbor of mine tells me
hat around his old home "down west"
ill the folk have a strong belief In "the
•ailing of the sea" when something
serious ls abou> to happen.
He states that ln March last year
here was a big ground-swell of thc
iea on the Cornish coast, which made
i terrible "call," and that the Cornish
teople far and near felt sure thnt some
llsaster was occurring to those they
Within the next day or so came news
of a slaughter and retreat at St Quentin, in the part of the line where there
was a large number of Cornish troops.
Naturally, since such curious confirmation of what all had been expecting came so quickly, lt has made the
superstition spread still more In the
county of Cornwall.
A cousin of mine ln Leeds always
believes tbat angelic music can come
to welcome tlie dying. He says he
knows this is so, because, when his
own father was dying, he (the son)
lying awake in the middle of the night
in another room, was suddenly startled
to hear most beautiful music, as If
from afar. He went at once to the sickroom, where his father, with shining
eyes, whispered to him: "Willie, the
angels have just been here, and they
plnyed such Bweet music." Within an
hour or so the father died.
All these stories are true.
And they explain why the belief In
the occult Is spreading so rapidly today.
A Victory Loan Message
IF the people of British  Columbia as a whole respond  as
readily, as unreservedly, lo the direct appeal""Buy Bonds,"
as the business men hnve responded  to  the  appeal   to   give
their time, their business
ability and their energy to the
task of preparing this 1919
Victory Loan Campaign, there
will never be a moment's doubt
of the result—British Columbia
will take up her quota and
And the consideration that
it is a good investment makes
the Canadian 1919 Victory
Loan just that much more attractive. That the money
raised in British Columbia will
be spent in British Columbia—
that it will be an insurance for
continued business activity in
re-establishing the soldiers and
in upholding Canada's export \
trade—there are other considerations which must appeal to
every citizen to "Buy Bonds"
of Canada's 1919 Victory Loan.
Chairman Provincial Business
Crockery and Glassware
Cups and Saucers at $2.75, $3.00, $4.00, $5.00, and
$8.00 per doz.
Glass Table Sets, at from $2.25 per set and up.
A full line of Ranges, Beds, Springs, Mattresses, and
Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, etc.
Make Old Clothes Look Like New
LADIES' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  $1.76
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WAISTS Cleaned and Pressed  UM
GENTS' SUITS Cleaned and PresBed UM and $2.00
OVERCOATS Cleaned and Pressed UM and $1.75
SUITS Sponged and Pressed  76c.
DRESSES Dyed and Pressed  $8.60 and up
SKIRTS Dyed and Pressed  $1.60
WAISTS Dyed and Pressed  $1.60
GENTS' SUITS Dyed and Pressed $3.60
OVERCOATS Dyed and Pressed ..r. $2.60 to $8.00
Phone 104 P.O. Box Ml
Royston Lumber Co.
Slab Wood (double load)...$4.00
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Yeung Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Have you tried our Pickled Pork
and Corned Bcei ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish will be
on hand.
License No. 9-3902
Fire, Life and
Accident Insurance
Cumberland, B.C.
New Home Bakery
Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Wedding Cakea a Specialty
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
License No. 6-1172
Own   the   Eest
ll* your  plani     cars  the
name and trade mark 01
*     HEINTZMAN   &   CO.     *
you have got the very
host manufactured ln the
Dominion of Canada. If
it doesn't bear the name
and you mint the best,
call or write to the nearest Helntzman branch
and they will take your
other piano in exchange
for a Ye Olde Flrme of
Helntzman & Co. piano,
allowing yuo a fair valuation on your used Instrument.
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Agent for the  HARMONOLA
All the latest Books,  Magazines
and P iriodicals.
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
Pit.     It.    1   .    I   11 Is 1 s  I
llllce    KIN
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Claiyi Kootenay
TOP, bottom and all four sides
of the Kootenay oven are
evenly heated. That is why it is so
famous as a dependable baker.
There is a thermometer, too, to
tell whether the heat is right or not.
No range is quite so easily managed. Duplex Bates
clear the ashes at ■ single turn. Burnished cooking-
top nevet needs blackhad. Nickeled steel oven walls
are kept clean with a damp cloth. Well-fitted joints
and dampers hold the fire—and the oven heat—for hours.
Let tu show you the Kootenay. f
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C.   H.  TARBELL  &  SON [Ol
November 15,1919.
Page Seven
The World Over
Hon. T. D. Pattullo, In a letter to the
city of Prince Rupert, desires an expression of opinion from the council
in connection with an application that
has come before hlm for waterfront-
age in Section Two, tho application
having been made by fishermen. Section Two is becoming increasingly
valuable as residential property, and
while the council has as yet mado no
final statement? it is unlikely application will be endorsed. The city Is anxious to foster the fishing trade, and the
policy Is to centralize the various fishing plants and wharves, rather than
to have locations scattered along the
waterfront. Seal Cove Is gradually becoming headquarters for the Ashing
Last Friday afternoon Lew Patrick,
one of the oldest and best-known locomotive engineers in the service of the
Canadian Pacific Railway, handled the
throttle of his engine at Revelstoke for
the last time. On the arrival of the
south train from Arrowhead, Engineer
Patrick closed a railroad career of
forty-one years which he commenced
at St. Boniface, Manitoba, as a brake-
man on the Pembina branch of the C.
P.R. In April, 1881, after serving as
fireman, he became an engineer and
has been running trains ever since.
During Mr. Patrick's remarkable railroad career he never had an accident
and he has left the service with the
goodwill of everyone. He resides at
Kerrlsdale, near Vancouver.
After a separation of more than
twenty years, Charles A. Dempsey of
3617 Twelfth avenue west, Vancouver,
met his brother, Alexander, of Edmonton, In Vancouver early last week. The
brothers left the paternal home In Ontario as young men to try their luck In
the West. After a few years they separated, Alexander locating ln Alberta,
while Charles came on to Vancouver.
Alexander, with his wife, was on his
wny to Seattle to spend a holiday when
fate ordained that he should meet his
brother in this city. Needless to say,
both were delighted to meet and talk
bygone days over again. Both are
"three score years nnd more."
Is prepared to make to the organization for the purpose of erecting new
buildings, has been given by the council of the Board of Trade. The full
board will be asked to give the Anti-
Tuberculosis Society every support in
Its attempts to obtain the money. A
loan of $120,000 Is offered by the Dominion ln order to extend the accommodation of the institution at Tran-
qullle providing the province will
guarantee the Interest on half the
Gen. Sir Arthur Currie, Inspector-
general of the militia force, gives a
point-blank denial to a report that
.Major-Gen. R. G. Edwards Leckie, G.
O.C., will soon retire from the head of
military district 11, to be succeeded by
Major-Gen. W. B. Lindsay. There Is no
change in contemplation, Gen. Currie
J. D. Ferguson Is being sought by the
Vancouver police because of his alleged
part ln a midnight affray on Water
street In which P. Anderson was badly
Injured by knife wounds. Anderson was
rushed to the hospital. Ferguson made
bis escape from the scene ot the encounter before the arrival ot the police.
The Navy League of Canada, Greater
Vancouver branch, ls ln receipt of a
I1/, -pounder Maxim gun, which has
been loaned to the league by the department of militia and defence for
training purposes for the Boys' Naval
Word has been received from Mon-
treal that a special car carrying Montreal mining men will leave that city
for Vancouver to bring delegates to the
meeting of the Canadian Mining Institute which convenes In Vancouver
on November 26, 27 and 28.
Owing to Ill-health, Sir Arthur Cur
rlc will remain on Vancouver Island
until December. His physician has forbidden him to make the trip to Toronto where he was to have received the
degree of doctor of laws from Toronto
later walked from the courtroom a free
John, three-year-old son of John Lu-
pan of Walker township, near Cobolt,
died from the effects of severe scalding
received when he fell Into a tub of
foiling water which his mother was
using while washing clothes.
The latest returns indicate that, as
a result of the election in Newfoundland the new government party will
have twenty-four members ln the
House and the opposition twelve.
Skipper George Bradley of the Rams-
gate steam trawler Acceptable has had
some exciting experience In his first
North Sea fishing trip since his release
from work with the Dover Patrol. In
one night he trawled up three moored
mines. The flrst had been partially destroyed without exploding, but several
pieces nf the mechanism, Including the
detonator, had remained tn the net.
Fishing was continued, but when the
net was about to be hauled on deck
another mine, quite Intact, was seen
to be among its contents, and as it was
impossible to get rid of the dangerous
object without cutting his trawl adrift,
this course had to be adopted. Later a
moored mine became entangled ln the
net aa the starboard trawl was being
raised, and as lt was brought to the
surface the mine could be heard bumping against the side of the vessel. Undismayed by the imminent danger of
being blown to pieces, Captain Bradley got deck hands to hold him by the
feet while he leaned full length-over
the side and, with an axe, cut round
the mine and had the satisfaction of
seeing it sink. Fishing was afterwards
abandoned, and when the flah caught
during thirty hours' trawling were sold
nearly $2600 was realized.
with heart disease while riding, bad
been rector of Aston, Herts., for forty-
two years.
Although twenty years old, the
cruiser Highflyer has again been selected as the flagship of tbe East Indies station.
Pleading guilty to a charge of bigamy, Mrs. Elizabeth Muddlman, who
had been brought from Wales for trial
at Jedburgh, was sentenced to two
months' imprisonment. It was stated
that in May, 1918, she was married In
Jedburgh parish church to a Russian
seaman employed at timber work In
the Jedburgh district, her husband,
Jom Muddlman, a territorial In the
3outh Wales Borderers, being alive.
An agent stated the husband went to
Aden In 1914, and sent letters to her
for some time, but afterwards, when
ihe got no reply to her letters and
could hear nothing about him, she believed he was dead. Her husband had
come home ln May last, and they were
living together.
Under Sub-section 521 of the British Columbia Statutes, it is an offence to damage electric light and power
poles, and as the posting of bills and notices on said
poles constitutes damage thereto, therefore any person
or persons posting or causing to be posted any bills,
notices or advertisements, driving tacks, nails, or other
wise defacing or damaging any of the new poles being
erected by this Company will be immediately proceeded
against under the above provision. The penalty upon
conviction is TWO YEARS' imprisonment.
Before the war the corporation of
Glasgow got power to erect a new
bridge over tbe Clyde at Oswald street
and to reconstruct Queen Margaret
bridge over the Kelvin, but the work
was prevented by the war, and now
only two of tbe seven years allowed
for the former remain, while the five
years allowed for the Queen Margaret
reconstruction have completely expired. Steps are now being taken to
have the former time extended to
seven years and tbe Ave years allowed
ln the other case renewed. At the same
time power will be asked to start and
assess for free ferries across the Clyde
from July 1 next, and also to increase
the parks and libraries assessments.
A satisfactory report regarding the
proposed establishment of a Marconi
wireless telegraph station on the West
Coast of Vancouver Island was given
to the British Columbia Manufacturers' Association by Acting Secretary
Hamilton last week. He stated a definite application had been made to the
government for a license to build a
$2,000,000 station and the company was
now taking the matter of the establishment of a station in Japan up with the
Japanese Government. Government officials had said that it would be impossible to communicate with Japan by
wireless, but the company officials believed they could do it.
The vote on the new school money
by-law at Prince Rupert will have to
be taken over again, owing to a defect
in the advertising. It is probable that
nt the samo time a ballot will be taken
to finally settle the question of a site.
There nre but two available sites for
thc school, which Is to cost $150,0*00,
ore being on the Acropolis, the most
elevated part of the townsite, overlooking the business section, and the
other at Hays' Creek circle.
The by-election for aldermen In Chil
llwack last week resulted in Mr. C. A.
Barber heading the poll with 139 votes
and Mr. , M. Carson securing the second seat with 105 votes. S. S. Danger-
field, the third candidate, received 74
votes. Tho by-election was rendered
necessary because of the resignation
of Aldermen Jackson and Stringer, who
recently left the council for business
reasons. Mr. Burber Is editor of tho
Chllllwnck papor.
The Provincial Government has appointed Mr. Justice Clement of Vancouver to a royal commission of one
to take evidence and report on the
hotel interests in respect ot losses incurred owing to the operation of the
Prohibition Act.
R. W. Harris, formerly of the Wha-
leen Pulp and Paper Company plant,
has accepted the position ot Board of
Trade commissioner at Prince Rupert.
Police Constable William Millon of
Toronto was shot twice above tbe heart
while attempting to arrest a burglar
In the rear of a Yonge street store
early one morning. When found, Millon
had his baton in his right hand, Indicating that he had been engaged In a
struggle with the burglar. A revolver
containing two discharged cartridges
was found near the wounded man, but
the constable's pistol was missing. The
wounded policeman was removed to
the hospital in an unconscious condi
tion and but little hope is entertained
of his recovery. The burglar has not
yet been located.
A very pratlcal lover who asked a
London magistrate for a summons to
recover presents given to a former
sweetheart, produced a list and began
to read off: "Two rings, one locket with
chain, one watch, one costume, three
pairs of shoes, one dress, one hat, Ave
blouses, six pairs of ." Magistrate:
"Stop. Why, you have practically
clothed the girl. And what a wonderful
system of bookkeeping you must have.
What do you value all these things
at?" "One hundred and twenty-six dollars and fifty-nine cents, according to
my accounts. I have offered to forgive
her and take her back. In my letter I
pointed out that the alternative must
be the return of all my presents."
"You can take a summons wltb regard
to the jewellery, but not the clothing.
I regard such articles as perishable
Dr. Fort Newton, who went from
the United States to tbe pulpit of tbe
City Temple, London, when the Rev.
R. J. Campbell left it three years ago,
will return to the United tates, having
accepted a call to the Church of the
Divine Paternity, New York.
The world's championship for bagpipe bands was won by the Edinburgh
City Police Pipe Band at the Cowal
Highland Oatherllng, where tbey
secured tbe Argyll shield and the
Harry Lauder shield. The Argyll
shield carries with lt besides tbe
world's championship a h andsome
gold medal for each member of the
band, and a prize of $60. This ls the
flrst occasion on which the Edinburgh
police have won this distinction, although they have on two previous occasions won the Lauder shield, for
which there ls a gold medal and prize
of $25 for each member of the band.
The band was under the charge of
Superintendent Hugh Calder, pipe-
For robbing churches, Bernard Wilson, described as an actor, was at
Rochester sessions recently sentenced
to three years penal servitude. He had
committed robberies all over England.
It was the wrong house which William Stacey, an ex-convict, broke Into
at Shepherd's Bush, London, tor. a
policeman Ilved tbere, and he arrested
htm. The sentence waa three years.
Rev. Dr. Sipprell, now in the seventli
year of his pastoriate of Mt. Pleasant
Methodist Church, Vancouver, an
nounced to his quarterly board last
week that he had accepted the Invitation of the Metropolitan Church, Victoria, to assume that charge in the
next conference year. Acceptance is,
of course, subject to the approval of
tbe conference.
Rev. Father Leroy of Britannia, who
served through the war as a private in
the French army, is in Prince Rupert
and will be stationed at a northern
post as a priest under Bishop Bunoz.
He was wounded three times, was
decorated with the Croix de Guerre,
and for ten months was a prisoner of
war In Germany.
Endorsation of the request of the
Anti-Tuberculosis Society to tho Government of British Columbia for a
guarantee of Interest of a loan of $60,-
000 which the Dominion Government
A government museum in which will
be placed all available relics of early
days in Manitoba will be established
with the library In the now parliament
building, Winnipeg, according to plans
of the Norris government. A board will
manage and control the library ns provided in an net passed at tho Inst session of the Legislative Assembly and it
has also authority to purchase and
otherwise acquire hooks, archives,
paintings, maps and other articles.
Mr. G. G. Ommanncy of Montreal
has been appointed Investigation engineer of the C.P.R. and will be attached to the headquarters staff of the
department of colonization and development at Montreal. He will devote
his attention to classification and investigation of natural resources tribu
tory to the company's system, the
utilization of waste products and general industrial research.
S. A Hamilton was returned as
mayor of Moose Jaw by acclamation
at the civic by-election nomination last
Thursday. Mr. Hamilton resigned on
August 1 following a difference with
City Commissioner Mackle, and declared at that time that his return to
office would be the dismissal of City
Commissioner Mackle.
During restoration at St. Alban's
Church, Worcester, discovery has been
made of what archeologists believe to
be the remains of ths, original church
built 1200 years ago.
Instead of a casket, Mr. Lloyd
George has asked that when he re
celves the freedom of Wexham, the
customary gift shall be a silver tea
service for his wifo.
Fourteen schools under the Edinburgh School Board were comma*
deered by the government during tbe
war. Prior to the summer holidays all
these, except Are, had been returned
to the education authorities, and the
other day four ot these were reopened
—namely, Portobelio, London street,
Bruntsfleld and Cralglockhart. The last
mentioned was used as the cookery
school of the Scottish command. One
school only remains to be reoccupled—
Flora Stevenson's, which was used as
an annex to Cralglelth Military Hospital—but It has also been vacated by
the military.
Lauder's Scottish home ls a good-
sized manor house such as Glasgow
merchants have In goodly number on
the Clydeside, midway between Dunoon and Innollan. In the eyes of the
motorboat owners at Dunoon it Is
place of Importance to the visitors,
for along tbe front where the boats
ply for hire may be seen chalked up
In big letters, "To Harry Lauder's, 4d.
Other runs are 9d and ls, but to view
Sir Harry's front gate, garden wall,
and flagpole from the water seems to
be the star turn In tbe motorboat owner's programme.
•With his fishing rod and a recently
caught fish beside hlm, ArtUur Richardson, 44, a Bletchley, Bucks.., tradesman, was found by his son dead on
the river bank.
John James Quinn, who shot and
mortally wounded Roch Samson on
August 25 at Juror's and St. Alexandre streets, Montreal,.was found not
guilty by the Jury and a few minutes
Believed to be a relic bt the last
Ootha raid on Kent, a large shell fragment has been found lodged under the
Ivy on Bearsted church tower.
Arrested for bigamy at Woolwich, a
girl said she thought she had the rlgltt
to re-marry as her husband had married her under a false name.
Chemist and druggist to the Royal
Family for half a century, Sir Peter
Wyatt Squire was burled recently at
Shepperton, Middlesex.
Bitten by a dog, Mrs. Anna Rogers
of Leeds died an hour afterwards.
The oldest Inhabitant of Ashby-de-
la-Zouch, Mr. Edward Thorley, who
died aged 98, had more than eighty
grundchlldren. t
Dead by his bicycle on the public
roadway, the Rev. G. V. Oddle, seized
A great piper Is Pipe-Major William
Ross, who his Just been appointed
tutor at the school for training army
pipers at Edinburgh Castle, He comes
by*hlB art naturally, his father and
mother both having been accomplished
pipers. He taught the Prince of Wales
to play the pipes very creditably. He
served in the Great War with the Scots
Guards and this year secured for the
fourth time the bagpipe championship
of Scotland.
The death Is announced of Mrs
Elizabeth Elliot, Ewes, Dumfriesshire,
in her 100th year. She was a native of
Castleton, Roxburghshire. Her maiden
name was Armstrong, and she was a
descendant of the famous Armstrongs
of Gllnockie Tower. Her faculties were
splendidly preserved and like other old
people she enjoyed telling of tbe good
old days thqt are gone.
Glasgow corporation entertained
200,0000 school children in the public
parks in celebration of peace. The
King sent the following message from
Balmoral Castle: "The Queen and I
send friendly greetings to the children,
prayllng that God may bless tbem with
bright and happy lives in a world of
peace and harmony.
WHEREAS, certain mischievously Inclined persons have tampered with the valves on the mains of this company, thereby
allowing a considerable amount of water to run waste, we
therefore wish to point out bat lt is a serious offence to
tamper with such valves, and should the offending parlies
be apprehended they will be prosecuted to the very fullest
extent ot be law.
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Co., Ltd.
Phone 75
P. O. 314
Perrins' Biscuits
Licence No. 8-1726S.
Phone 71
of the DRINKS
Buy the products of the
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. .Beer  The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water ffiS^Pure
Cascade Beer   The Beer Without a Peer.
U. WATANABE, Proprietor.
Ladies' and Gents' Suits
Made to Order.
P.O. Box 43. Cumberland, B.C. Page Eight
November IS, 1919.
Chief Magistrate Declares Insur
ance Premiums in This City
Are Much Too High.
With Record of Few Losses and
Splendid Fire-fighting Service
Rates Should Be Lower.
His Worship Mayor D. It. McDonald
Ims started on tho warpath against
what he terms the excessive rates
charged by the insurance underwriters
for the City of Cumberland, At the
mooting of the City Council on Monday
night he made It known that he was
opening up a campaign the object of
which Is to secure a more equitable
rate for lire insurance in this city.
Addressing the council on the subject, His Worship said Cumberland
citizens were now paying the highest
rates for insurance of any city on the
island, and this Included places which
were entirely devoid of llre-flghtlng
appliances. From his viewpoint Cumberland should have the lowest Instead
of the highest Insurance rate. The
splendid record which tlie city could
show ln the way of few destructive
fires, and the prompt and efficient
manner In which all blazes were extinguished, placed the city in the position where It could reasonably demand that the Insurance premiums be
If, as it was stated by one alderman,
the reason for the high rates was that
certain business places were carrying
larger stocks of highly Inflammable
material than they had a riglit to,
then, His Worship slated, these people
would be compelled to comply strictly
with the regulations. The community
at large should not be made to suffer
because of the lack of consideration of
a few.
-The movement for lower rates will
he set in motion when the city clerk
answers a letter from the Victoria Underwriters asking for certain information in connection with the Cumberland
lire department.
Mayor McDonald states that now
that he lias embarked on the crusade
there will be no let up to it until he
has "gone over the top."
ing to the recipient that his services
as a public servant were appreciated.
Ho then handed Mr. McKinnon a
cheque for a month's salary and a
fountain pen.
In his brief reply, Mr. McKinnon
expressed his surprise when made
aware of the reason for which he had
been asked to attend the council meeting. While In office he had striven to do
his duty, and it was a great satisfaction to him to know that the council
felt he had succeeded iu that respect.
He had been sorry to leave the service
of the city, but his private business demanded his full attention and he was
therefore forced to step down.
Hearty applause from the members
of tho council greeted Mr. McKlnnon's
concluding remarks.
Lack of the Necessary Finances Compels the City to Shut Down on
Needed Improvements.
According to the statement of Aid.
Thomson, chairman of the civic board
of works, at Monday night's meeting
of the City Council, nothing further
can be done In the way of local improvements for the time being owing
lo the lack of the necessary money to
pay for the same.
It had been hoped that certain delinquent taxes would have been paid
into the city treasury before this and
that the contemplated work could be
completed this fall, but the money has
not come In and so the work ls held up.
It had been Intended to complete the
train on Dunsmuir avenue from the
liostoffice to the main sewer, but as
matters stand now the drain will terminate at Third street, and the surface
water from that point on will pass
ihrough the open drain on Dunsmuir
avenue. The board of works would like'
to finish the work, but under the circumstances there Is no help for lt.
(Ily   Council   Makes   Presentation   In
Retiring (Ily Clerk as u
Murk uf Esteem.
A pleasant little affair took place at
the regular meeting of the City Council on Monday evening when ex-City
Clerk McKinnon was requested to appear before the council board. When
invited to step up to the mayor's desk
the late clerk was subjected to a bombardment of expressions of appreciation by His Worship on behalf of the
City Council and citizens at large.
In addressing Mr. McKinnon, the
mayor stated that the small token
which was being given In no way
measured up to the standard ill expressing the appreciation of the council for the services rendered hy the
retlrling city clerk, but he trusted it
would have the desired effect of show-
Aid. Banks Lays Proposition Before
City Council to Assist Firemen
in Reaching Fires.
If the suggestions made by Aid.
lianks are carried out there will soon
Me installed on the city hall bell tower
a siren which will be sounded when a
call is Bent out to the Are department,
Aid. Banks stated that the superintendent of the Canadian Collieries had offered to have a siren connected with
the wires which the company will run
to the bell tower ln connection with
the red light which they have been
given permission to place there to
warn employees when the mines are
not working.
At present it is necessary for tlie
members of tlie fire brigade to go to
the city hall In order to ascertain
where the fire is located when a warning is sent out. With the installing of
tlie siren a set of signals could be
used, so that the firemen could proceed
directly to the scene of the blaze. By
this means much valuable time would
be saved and the new system would be
a vast Improvement over the present.
Aid. Banks still has the matter ln hand.
Don't forget the social and dance to
be held in the Church of England Hall,
Tuesday, November 18. •»•
Mr. and Mrs. W. Robinson returned
home on Sunday's boat.
Believes Record of Cumberland
Men at Front Worthy of
That the services performed at the
front by the men of the Cumberland
district are worthy ot consideration Is
the Arm belief of the City Council and
they are making a move with the object ot securing some trophy of the
Great War to be placed in the public
park as a reminder of the good work
done by Canadians as a whole and the
men of Cumberland ln particular. Accordingly the city clerk, on Instructions, sent the following letter to H.
S. Clements, member ot Parliament
for Comox-Alberni:
November 3, 1919.
H. S. Clements, Esq.,
Dominion House of Parliament,
Dear Sir,—
I ara directed by Mayor D. R. McDonald of our city to remind you of a
request made by us some time ago of
a grant from the Dominion Government of a war trophy, which could be
placed tn our public park as a permanent memorial of the Great War.
We are Intensely proud of the
splendid record which Canadian boys
have made for Canada, and are extremely anxious that we should have
in our midst some tangible memento
of that fearful struggle, which, in time
to come, will become at first a memory
and then merely history.
You will, I am sure, do all ln your
power to help us ln this matter, knowing, as we know, that the boys of Cumberland have done their bit, along with
the rest, and hold as proud a record
us that of any city in the Dominion.
Trusting to hear favorably from you
on this matter in the near future, with
best wishes from all, believe me,
Yours very truly,
City Clerk.
General Meeting Held Thursday Night
and New Olllcers Are Named-
Early Enteretalnnient Promised.
The annual general meeting of St.
John's Aumblance Association was
held in the Church of England Hall on
Thursday evening, when the following
officers were elected for the ensuing
President—Mr. John Thomson, reelected.
Vice-president—Mr. John G. Quinn.
Honorary Presidents—Mr. Thomas
Graham, Mr. Savage, Mr. Charles Graham.
Secretary—Mr. Robert Reid.
Treasurer—Mr.  William  Beveridge.
Trustees—Messrs. James Quinn,
Jaunty Taylor and R. Stacey.
Entertainment Committee—Messrs.
R. H. Robertson, R. Stacey and John
It was decided that an entertainment be held at a near deate. The
matter was left in the hands of the
After the regular business of the
meeting was disposed of a smoking
concert was held, when the members
from Union Bay, Bevan and Cumberland enjoyed themselves till a late
Classes will be started and all persons wishing to take a course in first
aid should give their names to Mr.
Robert Hold, the secretary.
Now Is Your Opportunity
to secure a good piano at a moderate price
with your
Victory Bonds
We will take Victory Bonds at par value in
part or full payment on Pianos or Phonographs. A small cash payment will place the
above beautiful, full-tone piano in your home,
and we can arrange terms to suit your convenience.
Call on us or let our representative call on
you to talk PIANOS today.
Large Shipment of New Sheet Music
Cumberland, B.C.
Civic Fathers Cannot See Why They
Should Be Called Upon to Pay
for .Services i of Coroner.
The members of the City Council are
of the opinion that they should not be
called upon to pay for the services of
the coroner In connection with the Inquest Into the deatli of Hazel Potter
some timo ago. The question came up
at the rogular meeting of the council
on Monday' night whon a bill was received from Joseph Shaw for $5 for
services as coroner In tho case above
referred to.
lt was contended by His Worship
and several aldermen that the city
was not liable owing to the fact that
the injuries which caused the girl's
death were received outside the city,
and that the fact that she died at the
hospital was not sufficient to justify
the coroner ln making a demand for
payment from the city.
After Bomo little discussion the
matter   was   referred   back   to   the
Phone 3-8
Extra Special Sale
of Boots and Shoes
Bargains        Bargains        Bargains
The Big Store has just been fortunate in securing the whole complete stock of Loggie Bros,
of Courtenay at their own price. The above stock of shoes along with our own complete
stock will be offered on sale for ten days only, commencing Saturday, November 8.
Terms Cash
Terms Cash
Terms Cash
Our windows and counters will
be loaded with exceptionally good
values, such as should induce
everyone to lay in a stock for
this winter, as well as spring.
We mention only a few of the
many lines which will be offered
at prices which will mean a great
saving to the Home, and a "Dollar Saved is a Dollar Earned."
Messrs. Loggie Bros, have long
been known in the district, and
their stock consisted of only high
grade footwear, known for its
its quality and style, and we consider ourselves very fortunate in
securing this stock at our own
offer, especially in view of the
very high price of shoes.
','"6      S.SSV    US
BOYS' SHOES, Greb make, well known for their
good wear. (1»Q QF
Sale Price per pair tpOtHO
GREB SHOES FOR BOYS, guaranteed to give
good hard wear, sizes 1 to 5Y^. &A QfT
Special for Four Days' Sale tJJ'J-wD
MISSES' FINE BROWN MAHOGANY, fine uppers, sizes 11 to 2. id* A QP
Special per pair                            «Pr4»t/0
MISSES' BLACK KIP, a smart up-to-date shoe,
sizes 11 to 2.   Do not miss securing two or
three pairs of these.
Sale Price per pair
GIRLS' SCHOOL SHOES, sizes 8 to 10l/2.
Sale Price d»Q HK
Per pair         *vO* I O
Loggies' Stock of Minster & Myles high-grade
shoes for ladies will be on sale at less than today's cost price.
Loggies' Stock of the Beresford t'hoe will be on
sale at less than today's cost price.
If you realize the price of shoes today you will be
on time and participate in this great saving
event. So that everyone will have an equal
opportunity, there will be no goods sold at sale
price before Saturday.
Save your Dollars and Buy Victory Bonds!
You can save many dollars buying shoes at this Sale!
Phone 3-8
Address to Women.
A splendid address wus given ln
the Manse on Tuesday evening under
the auspices of the Women's Missionary Society of the Church, by Rev
John S. Inkster, of Victoria, the Presbyterian president of Vancouver Island.
The address was much appreciated by
the audience of women.
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Don't forget the social and dance to
be held In the Church of England Hall,
Tuesday, November 18. •••
Rebeltah Lodge to Hold Sale.
The olllcers and members of Harmony Rebekah Lodge, No. 22, I.O.O.F.,
held their regular meeting on Monday
night and lt was decided to hold a
sale of work of useful articles in the
latter part ot April next.
A Treat tor Churchgoers.
On Sunday Rev. R. H. Roper, the
newly appointed missionary to the
lumber camps ot Vancouver Island,
will preach at St. Georges' Presbyterian Church. Mr. Roper sings the
Gospel as well as speaks lt, and a treat
is ln store for all who attend.
Tp Make Improvements.
At a joint meeting of the Ladles' Aid
and Managing Board of St. Georges'
Presbyterian Church held Wednesday
evening tt was decided to beautify the
interior ot the church, Che work to
begin at once.
Benefits Paid.
The Women's Benefit Association of
the Maccabees have just received from
the Supremo Lodge tho money to satisfy the claim of the lato Mrs. Margaret
Adamson. This ls the third claim ot
this lodge which has been paid within
twelve months. Mrs. Mai y Hudson ls
record keeper and will look after all
prospective members.       ,
Anglican services Sunday, Nov. 16,:
Holy Communion at 8.30 a.m. Service
at Union Bay, 3.30 p.m. Memorial service at Cumberland at 1 p.m. The
Memorial Shield presented to the
church by the Sunday School children
ln honor of thoso who gave their lives
for Canada will be unveiled at this
The regular Sunday services will be
held in St. George's Church on Sunday,
Nov. 16,: Morning at 11 o'clock. Evening at 7 o'clock. Sunday School at 2.30
Grace Methodist Church, Sunday,
Nov. 16: Morning service at 11 o'clock.
Sunday School at 2.30 p.m. Evening
service at 7 p.m.   Subject: "Drifting."
Mr. Geo. A. Fletcher, headl of the
Nanaimo Music House of that name,
paid a flying visit to his music store
hero In Cumberland. Ho expressed
great satisfaction at the progress being
made iu Cumberland.
Bills Ordered Paid.
At the nfetlng of the City Council
on Monday night the following accounts were ordered paid: Simor
Leiser £ Co., (9.20; Kings printer, 45c;
government telegraph, 60c; J. D. McLean, $6; E. N. Fletcher, $6.45; B. C.
Telephone, $4.60. The account of the
Royston Lumber Company was referred back to the company for an
Itemized statement.
The gift of new lights installed ln
St. Georges' Presbyterian Church a
few weeks ago by Mr. Peter Myers ls
much appreciated by the whole congregation.
Miss -Booth, of Victoria, district
traffic supervisor, ls here on an official
A. B. Jones arrived in Cumberland
on Friday from Vancouver and returned on Monday.
Charles Graham, district superintendent of the Canadian Collieries, returned to Cumberland on Sunday.
berland a one dollar bill. Owner
can have same by applying to Miss
♦      sfislisls*******
S. DAVIS, ot Vancouver, wishes
to inform the public of Cumberland and district, that he is prepared to do all your SHOK REPAIRS, with the best of material
and workmanship.
(Successor to L. J. Aston.)


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