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With which is Consolidated The Cumberland News.
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TWENTY-EIGHTH  YEAR— No. 0.
CUMBERLAND, BRITISH  COLU.HBI A, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY H, 11)19
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Subscription Price, $2.00 per year
PRESIDENT WILSON BEING PRESENTED WITH FREEDOM OF LONDON
THE CITY COUNCIL
President Wilson at the Guild Hall in London, being presented with
the freedom of the city by the Lord Mayor. The Lord Mayor is
shown standing addressing the President who is seated. Many nota
•hies of England were present at this historic event.
LOCAL   AM)   GENERAL   NEWS
,*
II. T. Peterson, of the Vancouver]
Construction Co., and who has thei
ton tract t'or the new pithead audi
tipple at No. 4 of the Comox mines,
left for Vancouver on Monday.
•jtNNUAL MEETING OF
PATRIOTIC WAR FUJfif)
.Mrs. J. McKelvey, daughter of Mr,
and Mrs. William Jones, of the Union
Hotel, left for Ladysmith on Monday.
I). McLellan left for Vancouver on
Monday.
■ qpb Dallos left for Vancouver on
..louday.
,,';,iiain Mathewson, of the Comox-
.lllfi 102nd Battalion, and who has
..ten overseas for the past three years
returned on the Epross of Asia, arriving in ttliis city on Saturday last.     (
Mr. and Mrs. F. II. Ledlcy are hero
visiting friends.
Thomas Graham, general superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
(Dunsmuir), Ltd., left for Victoria on
Tuesday.
A. T. Stephenson, Provincial Chief
Constable of this district, ond Inspector Murray, were hero on an official
visit on Tuesday.
Chas. Graham, district superintendent of the Canadian Collieries IDumi-
mulr), Ltd., left for Nanaimo on Tuesday and returned on Wednesday.
Dudley Michell of Iho Department
of Mines, Victoria, arrived on Thursday.
Miss Ruth Clinton relumed to Victoria on Wednesday. Miss Clinton
some time ago Joined the United
States staff of Red Cross nurses for
the front, and Is now back lo hor
position as night superintendent of
the Victoria Jubilee Hospital.
A Masquerade Dance under the
auspices of the Pythian Sisters, will
be held In tho llo llo Dance Hull on
St. Valentine's Day, Fob. 14th, Ilo llo
Orchestra of four pieces will supply
the music. Gent Masquers, $1,00;
lady masquers, 60c; spectators, 5'ie.;
children. EEC. Pari "f the receipts
will he devoted lo the renovating of
tlio Pythian Sisters' Ward In thc Cumberland General Hospital,
The total output ol' No. 6 of the
Comox mines went up to 1207 tons on
Thursday, and the total output for all
tho mines amounted to 2720 tons.
The Cumberland, Bevan and Union
Jay Patriotic Fund held their annual
|oieeting In the Council Chambers on
Tuesday evening, with Mayor MacDonald in the chair. J. A. McCarthy,
manager of the Royal Bank of Canada
and treasurer of the Fund, presented
his annual statement showing an Income from the commencement of the
Fund in 1914 of $46,192.71, and an expenditure of $34,774.24, leaving a balance on hand of $11,418.17. The treasurer also drew attention to the fact
that thoy were paying out $179 per
month more than their income.
The report was adopted on motion
of Rev. James Hood, and seconded by
John Thomson.
It was decided to pay all returned
soldiers $16.00 per man upon their
arrival.
It was moved by John McMillan and
seconded by Rev. James Hood, that a
ballot bo taken In Cumberland, Bevan
and Union Bay to decide whether the
monthly contribution of one dollar per
month should be continued or discontinued. This was carried unanimously, the ballot to be taken on
Saturday. The men will vote for or
against.
The chairman appointed Messrs.
Pearce and Baird to look after the
ballot ln this city. Messrs. P. Bruce
and S. Robinson for Bevan; Union
Bay to appoint their own men to act
In a similar capacity.
The meeting decided lo pay themen
tor their services in connection with
the taking of the ballot at the rate of
$7.25 per day, the average rate of
wages paid in tlio mines.
Thomas Mordy and John McMillan
were appointed auditors at $7.25 per
day.
The following officers .were reelected: W. W*ley Willard, president: Dr. Ceo. K. MacNnughton, vice-
president; John Sutherland, secretary,
and F. A. McCarthy, treasurer.
HOLY TRINITY CIIURCII-Evenlng
service at 7.00 o'clock. Women's Auxiliary will moot lu the Vicarage at
7.30 p.m. on .Monday, instead of 2.30
li.iii.
Al the Ilo llo Theatre tonight, the
1Ltli cplaodo of "Tho Fighting Trail."
"Thc Mnrrlugo Speculation," and
"Beauty Unadorned."
Few screen stars have risen
to such eminence in such a brief
time and by such versatile talents as have marked the career
of Mildred Manning, co-star
with Wallace McDonald in "The
Princess of Park Row," and who
now repeats that success with
Mr. McDonald in "The Marriage
Speculation," the Greater Vita-
■graph Blue Ribbon Feature,
which will be the attraction at
the Ilo Ilo Theatre tonight. This
is a.fascinating story of a girl
who barters love for education
and society in return for which
she is to marry a rich man, the
chief supporting role of which
is taken by Charles Kent.
Union liny.
Mr! Geo. Davis, of Union Bay, left
for Vancouver on Friday's boat to
purchase or lease the well known
ranch of Harwood's ut Royston. Ho
intends to stock this ranch with pure
bred cattle und will be open to purchase or sell cattle In the near future.
HOSPITAL TENDER
Tenders will be received by the undersigned not later than 6 o'clock on
the evening of February 14th, for the
erection of a laundry for the Cumberland General Hospital. Plans and
specifications, call be seen at the office
of Chas. Graham, district superintendent. Thc lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
E. D. PICKARD,
Secretary of tho  Board of Directors
of the Cumberland General Hospital.
The City Council held their usual
session in the Council Chambers on
Monday evening, His Worship Maybr
MacDonald presiding. Present; Aids.
Parnham, Banks, Thomson, Pickard
and Bannerman. The minutes of the
previous session were read and on
motion adopted.
Dr. E.  R.   Hicks,   Medical   Health
Officer,  presented  his  annual  re.iort
for the yenr 1918, as follows:
Bourd of Health, City of Cumberland,
B.C., Jan. 6th, 1919:
DEAR SIRS:—The following Is thc
health report for the !?ear 1918:
During the months of June and July
there were a few mild cases of Chicken Pox In ' the city. These soon
cleared up and thc city remained froe
of all Infections until October, when
the first case of Influenza appeared,
lt being brought here from Seattle.
A second case came ln from Seattle
about 10 days later. Both of these
cases were Isolated and no further
cases developed from mem.
. Notwithstanding the fact that the
city had then been under the ban
since Oct. 9th and that no cases had
developed from the first two cases, lt
soon made its appearance again, this
time ln our big hotels, and lt seemed
to be only a matter of time until lt
must sweep over the whole city and
district, and us all precautions had
already been taken the only reasonable thing loft to do was to make preparations to treat the sick as soon as
they fell 111 with thc disease.
Acting lu accordance with this plan
the city council gavo tlie board of
health permission to prepare the new
school for an emergency hoBpitaL The
work of preparation was speedily put
through, and on Oct. 30th the new
hospital was opened and received its
first patients . The nursing staff was
in charge of Mrs. Comley, (matron.)
Mrs. McCarthy, assistant, and an efficient staff ot teachers, who had been
receiving instructions in nursing for
some little time previous. The kltphon
was ln charge -ot Mrs. Richardson and
assistants.
This hospital was open S weeks, and
treated 70 cases, with 5 deaths. Five
cases were also treated n the old Isolation hospital, mul.ing a total of 75
cases treated In hospital.
During the epidemic, nut of a population of 1099 in the city, there were
571 cases and 9 deaths. In the wholo
district (city Included) there were
1598 cases In a population of 3184,
with 28 deaths. Ot the deaths 18 were
Orientals, 13 being Chinese and 5
Japanese.
The following table will give you
some idea of the number ot cases In
each locality and the number ot
deaths:
Cumberland—571 cases, 9 deaths.
Bevan and No. 8—290 cases, 6
deaths.
Union Bay—72 cases, 4 deaths.
Royston— 35 cases, 0 deaths.
Minto—31 enses, 0 deaths.
Japanese Town, No. 1.—100 cases,
2 deaths.
Japanese Town, No. 5.—50 cases, 1
death.
Chinatown—300 cases. 6 deaths.
Camp—130 cases, 0 deaths.
Canadian Collieries Townsite—15
cases, 0 deaths.
Power House—4 cases, 0 deaths.
A total of 1598 cases, and 28 deaths.
I quoted these figures to Bhowwhal
n large percentage ot the population
have been Infected, and, further, to
point out that at least ItVt ot the
people must have had an opportunity
to become Infected. This being so, I
think I can safely tpll tho people of
Cumberland and district, and the
board of health, that they need not
four a second epidemic. We will have
somo cases yet, hut Influenza will
never reach thc epidemic stage again
In this community for some time.
The following ladles helped nurse
at the emergency hospital: Mrs.
Comley, Miss Armstrong, Miss Percival, Miss Mitchell, Miss Dallos, Miss
Hilda Watson, Miss Jessie MacDonald
Miss Potter, Miss Jaynes, Miss Evu
Bickle, Miss Tourlgny, Miss O'Neil,
Miss Annie Reese, Miss Bessie Stewart, Miss Ecclestoil, Miss Laura Robertson, Mrs. Nunns, Mrs. Clinton, Mrs.
Pearce, Mrs. Watson, and Mrs. Nat
Bevis. Of this number 12 were stricken with the disease, and huve recovered, or are recovering.
In the kitchen Mrs .Richardson had
the following assistants: Miss Laura
Robertson, Miss O'Neil, Miss Annie
Reese, Miss Periozzini, Miss Eccleston, Mrs. Nash, Mrs. Hood, Mrs.
Mounce, Mrs. Jenkins, Mrs. Furbow,
Mrs. McKinrion, Mrs, Parkinson, Mrs.
D. Thomson, Mrs. Spfcer, Mrs. Carrl-
gan, Msis Mary Walker, and Mrs T.
Wllsou.
Tho orderlies were: Mr. John Med-
lettl, Richard Bryce, Amos Farmer,
Mr. Moore.
The furnace was cared for at niglit
by Rev. F. Comley, Rev. G. Knox, Rev.
J. Hood, Mr. C. Drader and Mr. McNIven.
To all the above persons svho came
to iny call and later at the call of the
board of health,
To Iho board of health, who so
quickly followed my suggestion and
aided lu starting tho hospital,
To Mlns Campbell and Hie Cumberland General Hospital Board, who no
generously aided us, allowing some of
tlieir nurses to assist us and by loaning us beds, bedding and other hospital supplies,
To C. H. Tarbell & Son for loaning
us a stove
To all those who so willingly supplied linen and delicacies in the shape
of eatables to the hospital, nurses and
patients, ■
To the Ladies Auxiliary who supplied linen and made masks and
gowns for the nurses and doctors,
To Rev. F. Comley, Simon Leiser &
Co., Campbell Bros., and Mr. Mum-
ford, for carrying beds, beddings, and
laundry, etc.,
Tq all these, and any others, who
came to the assistance of the hospital
In Its hour of need. I desire to extend,
on behalf of myself, Ihe hospital staff,
and tho patients, a very hearty vote
of thanks.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient servant,
E. R. HICKS, M.D.,
Medical Health Officer.
Thc following communication from
G. G. Greer, M.P.P., for Richmond, was
received and endorsed. It read as
follows:
DEAR SIR,—I am taking the liberty
of writing you, approaching a subject
which 1 deem of very great weight and
significance to the welfare and tho
futuro development of the Province
of British Columbia.
At the present time thero arc
throughout the province 63 municipalities and municipal districts,—each
one, as regards tho maintenance of
law and order and the admlnlsui ation
of justice, acting independently of the
others to a greater or less extennt,
that Is to say: up to a certain point
the enforcement of law and the administration of justice Is vested In the
munincipallty, each having its own
police force, its own prosecutor
(where one Is used.)
It is true that the calibre of thc men
charged with tho responsibility of this
work Is of the highest, yet I feel you
will agree with me that, ou thewhole,
the system of maintaining law and
order and administering justice Is Inefficient and, In a measure. Ineffective.
We have learned many lessons during the last four'years,—the greatest
of all being that where there Is a
common end to be attained by a
number of units to get the greatest
amount of success lu the shortest possible time, unified command and control Is absolutely essential. Accepting this principle ns being sound.
would not u Police Force of the Province of British Columbia,—operating
us it does today in somethng like 63
Individual units,—be more effective,
more efficient, were it under one unified command and consisted of one
complete organization, modelled, soy.
after the RN.W.M.P.. Iho Irish Constabulary, or one of the Slate policing
organizations adopted by snme of the
States to the south of us?
I am giving fnr your consideration
tho briefest oul line of a police organization which might he adopted In Ihe
Province of British Columbia ll M
moots with your npprovul.
The entire police force of the provinces including cities and organized
dlstilcts, would be under the control
nf an Independent Police Commission
uppulnted aftor the manner of the
Railway Hoard of Canada, answerable
to the Legislative Assembly.
Tho Police Force to consist of a
Superintendent equipped with a headquarters staff and department, which
would include the necessary dorks
and u full equipment of Intelligence
Officers. Under the Superintendent
would be the General Police Organization, consisting of District or Division
Chiefs, officers and men; the division
of the province Into districts being a
matter of detail which might bo left
to the Police Commission to work oul.
The salary to bo paid to Police
officials to he augmentd by a proper
Ponslnn System, worked out on a
basis of time service and service efficiency; promotion in rank to rout
with the Commission on the basis of
service efficiency.
Employment to bo for a period of
yoars ond all employments or dismissals to be In tho hands of the Coni-
BRIT1SH MYSTERY SHIP I EVEALED AS Sill DESTROYER
Photo shows Iwo views nf the dock of Ilio British Mystery Ship that
has been sinking German submarines. Lower halt of this photo
shows the deck as of an ordinaly Irnnip steamer. Upper half shows
doors thrown down revealing ai   eight-Inch gun ready for ail inn.
mi.
ion.
Thc Police Force under such a proposal would be one cnmmplete unit
throughout the whole province. Ils
standard efficiency and esprit de corps
would lib substantially ralBed.
The Commission would be able to
mobilize a force of competent police
officers in any part of tbo province,
at any time, to meet community
troubles, such ua riots, strike trouble,
or other general disorders, The en it
uf such a force would be no greater
than it is today. The police force
would ho free from municipal, civic,
or provincial politics of evil and law-
loss mil ure. The force would lu lime
build up a tradition nf tremendous
value.
Furthermore, after every groat war
history shows a perceptible Increase
in crimes of violence. If history repeals itself, we can look for a certain
amount of lawlessness aud wo huve
already seen it, in the City of Vancouver at least, In the number of robberies and assaults which have taken
place in lhat community.
Discipline und order arc the essen-
tlals to prosperity and progress, and
the prevention of crime, the enforcement of law, the maintenance of order
depend largely on the effleiieney of
the police service.
In conclusion, let me say that I believe police work to be I In many of its
branches, ut least), a highly technical, skilful and Intelligent labor, to
which under such a system as I have
outlined, men of the highest character
and calibre would dedicate a substantial portion, if not tbo whole of llieir
lives. Wo have learned the value of
discipline In war; we know ils value
in business. Will It be less valuable
iu community existence?
Would nol your Council kindly express Ils opinion by answering tlie
following questions:
I. Hues Hie Council indorse Mm
general principle outlined In Hie proposal!
l!. tYli.it number ni* I'nllie Officers
ure engaged!
8. IVhiil Is Hu- cnsi:
Yours truly,
ll. ll. McOEER.
School estimates were passed ami
adopted as presented;
Estimates d! expenditures lor the
Cumberland High ami I'uiilii Bchoola
for nie year 1010;
Toacbers' salaries.. $11,140.00
Janitor 1,380.00
Koi-l'etan 's  salary 60.00
Medical Officer       100.00
Uicl        800.00
Furniture       100.00
Supplies         220.01)
Repalre in turnncea        100.00
Installation of urinals I iO.OO
Sundry repairs and materials     150.00
Floor oil            10.00
Water and iiglii           100,00
Washing towels    !        25.00
Incidentals       150.00
Total    $14,315.00
All of which is respectfully submitted,
Secretary School Board,
Aeeoiinls as follow;; were relerrod
lo the financo committee for payment:
Election expenses    ? 87.84
The Islander  .'    80,50
Tli"   Islander        85.70
The  Islander      112.12
Thomas  Mordy         25.00
B, ti K   Milling Co. . ..      51.35
Total    $372.51
ANNUAL  .HEKTINd OF
LAMBS' Al '.MILIARY
The Ladies' Auxiliary of Hie Cumberland General Hospital held tlieir
annual meeting In (be Council ('haulers on Thursday wlien the treasurer
nnd secretary presented their annual
report. Tho secretary's report staled
that there wero 42 names on the roll'.
Of ibis number 39 were activo members and three having left, the district.
The average attendance Io meetings of Ibe Auxiliary during llie year
wore 13. The ladies have supplied
tile hospital witli sheets, pillowcases,
towels, curtains, plus, night shirts,
infants' wear, hot water bottles, toilet
sets, tumblers, cups and saucers, tea
pots, knjlvcs and fork;;, bed spreads,
blankets and napkins, etc. The articles mentioned above were cither purchased or made by Hie ladies and their
friends.
Tbe treasurer's report was as follows:
Cash lu hand ond of 191..7 $ 50.53
Cash received III  1918  610.TS
Total      $'i70.:il
Expenditure for 1918  $02«.Ul
Balance Jan. 1st, 1919 $ 43.CS
The result of the election of officers
for the year 1IH1I were as follows:
Hon. President—Mrs. Alex. Cameron.
President   Mrs. ('has. Graham,
Vice-President   Mrs. T. Rlckson.
Secretary—Mrs. O. IC MacNaughton
Trea mror   Mrs. E. Roy Hi ks.
Working Committee .Mrs. .John
Bruce. Mn. G. \V. Clinton, Mrs. Mun-
lo.
Buying Committee Mrs. A II. Peacey, Mrs. Thomas Graham, M. i. John
Bruce.
During Hie vai' Hie ladies have
dono a greal doal of work, but their
acllvltle   wi r imewhal Impeded by
the epidemic or Influenza. During
Hie \e;n- 1918 they held six regular
mi ell;.;-,   and one   pedal meeting.
Special meeting of Hie Ladles' Auxiliary of Ho' c berland General Hospital v. hi b,. held ai ih" n ildence of
Mi's Geo. V.'. Clinton on Tin':..lay, ai
7.30 p.m. Business of Importance
altei in".- Hie welfare of Hie hospital
will he brpughl forward, and a large
attendant e Is request) >l       t
NOTICE
In ile matter ol the"AdmlnIstratlon
Act," ami in the matter of the ei lata
uf the inie  William n,  Harrison, do-
i ea ed, [nteslnto.
TAKE NOTICE thai all debts due Hie
e dale of Hie   above-na il   docoduul
i,iu i li" paid i> Hie undersigned on or
boforo Ihe i hi, day ni' March, A.li.
I'll!', otherwise proceedings will l.e
taken Io colled Ihe same.
ALL claims, (bbis and accounts
agalnsl tho estate of the above-named
deccdeul inusi be presented to Hie
undersigned, duly verified, on or before the llib day of March, 1010.
Dated this sin day of February, min.
{Mrs.i HANNAH HAHRISON,
OLIVER HARRISON
Administrators of the above-named
Estate.
NOTICE.—A  number of Cumberland
Waterworks Shares fnr sale    Apply
Box 182, Cumberland, B.O.
Tbe  reporl  of  Burns'  Anniversary.
held a:   Bevan, i;    unavoidably   laid
01 er in ill our next issue. TWO
TflK ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
®tj? Jslattter
Published every
land, B.C.
Saturday at Cuniber-
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8th, 1919
AS SEEN FROM THE TOP
value; acceptance of responsibilities that on being* offered take
on a sudden new formidable-
ness. Opportunity does not say
in so many words, "Accept me,
and root up the old affections";
its menace to the old affections
is insidious. The step upward
means nearly always a step
away from the old associates
and the old associations. The
man who ascends may do his
best to hold fast to those whom
,„,. wind that a.ways blows J^^^^^g
ascent exposes him to the criticism, censure or suspicion of
former friends. So many deterrent considerations are suggested in the advances that opportunity makes that everyone can
well appreciate the remark of a
successfl man: "I believe that
some of my unhappiest times
were those when I was given a
chance to get ahead."
it .seemed
iini(iii),' the trees.    We stepped seeks EXPULSION OF
on thorns and sat down with ENEMY ALIENS
wry face to pick them out.   We 	
wondered why the gnats and G s Hanes has given notice
mosquitoes and sweat bees were of his intention to offer in the
so much worse among the scrub provincjai Legislature a motion
oaks than out on the prairie. So for the expulsion of alien ene-
up and up we went, climbing the- mies from this provinCe. The
long, winding trail that led to motion declare8 that all alien
the top. enemies in the province, whe-
But how different the atmos- ther interned or otherwise, are
phere, both figuratively and lit- un(lesirable, and "it is our be-
erally, when we made the last lief that in the best interests of
turn and came out on the top ot thig province and citizens there-
the peak! It seemed that the ofj economicallv and socially,
whole world had suddenly open- Canada's doors should be locked
ed befoe un. Down at the foot for some tjme at least to all sub-
of the montain on the east is jects or citizens of Germany and
(Prom tlie Youths' Companion.)
What a contrast there is between the hot climb up a rocky
mountain side and the rest in
the ..
at the top! Down below we always saw the ruts and the rocks
in the path . We saw the thorns
antl the bushes that held us back
and tore our clothes. We spoke
about how rough the granite
rocks were as we -climbed and
dragged each other upward. We
remarked about the hot sun and
the stillness of the air at ihe
foot of tho mountain. We
thought how confined and close
between the hills and
the big lake. Away across the
shining water the country stretches off to white limestone hills.
From north to west as far as the
eye can see, stretches a granite
range of high peaks. What a big,
big world it is, antl how wonderful to look out and see it all at
once! It is so big that it fills our
eyes and our souls for a long
lime
except
and awe.
What of the gnats and the
ruts and the thorns now? Where
are they all this time as our
eyes have been trying to take in
her allies.
The resolution, when carried,
will be sent to Ottawa.
A 44-HOUR WORKING
WEEK FOR PROVINCE
Mr.  J.  H.  Hawthornthwaite
i     . i •    .  i™ intends to make vigorous efforts
tie, and not a word is spoken ^ j     * induce ft   L   js.
:ept exclamations of wonder ,ature tQ a(]opt his meagure to
regulate the hours of labor in all
industries in British Columbia.
Many times in the past he has
endeavored to secure the passing of advanced labor legislation
the broad world at one sweep? but on this occasion he professes
Ihey seemed so important a few t„ , „ , Umi* „„ „„„
short minutes ago, but now they
are forgotten or swallowed up
in the bigger  thing  that  has
filled our   eyes   and   thoughtsi. s t   d -  Mr. Hawthornthwaite
There is no room for them—or v,„„, / ,, ,„*„„ nif„„;„„
to have some real hope of success. The bill, as framed, calls
for a 45-hour week, which
means quitting at 1 o'clock on
SPECIAL SALE
For THREE DAYS only, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
The Balance of our Stock of
Ladies' and  Misses'  Tweed
and Velour Coats.
Ladies' Navy. Serge  and Tweed   Suits.
SEE WINDOWS FOR SALE PRICES
Early Spring Goods Shown this Week: Cotton Crepes
in Plain and Striped Prints, Ginghams and Voiles.
License No. 8-19224
at least, if they have a place,
thc are so small in comparison
that they are not worth mention
ing. Gnats do not fill a big place
among mountain ranges.
So it is in life. There is a
summit for eah of us—man or
woman or child. Up there we
can see life as a great wonder-
however, contemplates altering
this to a 44-hour week, thus
making Saturday a half holiday.
OTTAWA TAKES STEPS
TO DEPORT ENEMY ALIENS
Ottawa,  Feb.  5.—With res-
,..,,.     .,   , ,.  . , , pect to the question of aliens in
ful thing that God has opened £     d   wh£h is attractilltt con-
for.us; the landscape is a pur- sjderab,e Mention and causing
R°«nS^bigi?nid T,"terf»Ul tha= some "n^st among certain in-
it fills the who e vision as far as dustria, cent       the followlng
hte can go.   Up there the little information has been officially
things that once seemed so an- 0v,tained'
noyiiig and so important are
forgotten, or at least, seem so
unimportant in comparison that
they are not to be mentioned.
Have you caught sight of the
bigger purpose in life? Have
dollars and selfish ambition and
bickerings and quarrelings sunk
away into insignificance in the
wonderful vision that you have
seen and the great purpose that
yoii have taken up for the world.
OPPORTUNITY
(Prom ilie Youths' Companion.)
Lack of opportunity is the
lack that people most frequently bewail. The man who is less
successfl than his neighbor usually believes that his neighbor
has had better opportunities
than he. The woman who is discontented with her life, because
it seems to consist mainly of
household drudgery, sighs for
tlm opportunities of those who
have more freedom from domestic cares. Men and women
alike who are always finding it
hard to make ends meet envy astoThat dLsposVtion they"wish
the prosperous their opportum- to be made of the 800 Germans
ties quite as much as their pos- who were transferred from the
sessions. -West Indies
Yet those at whose door op- 2.-There' is a large number
portumty seldom knocks and on of aliens employed in Canada,
whom it bestows only the most principally in the larger centres,
grdging gifts may still cherish 0f theS6| many thousands are
some consolatory reflections. anxioua to return to European
Opportunity never presents it- countries and are willing to pay
self to anyone as a wholly mum- their passage if permitted to go.
ficent fairy; it always manages Lack of shipping facilities and
to exact some sacrifice for the passports alone prevent a gener-
benefits  or  advantages that it al exodus of these aliens.   The
promises to confer. And usually government has taken up with =
the sacrifice is more or less com- the Canadian ministers abroad the advisability or necessity of
mensurate with the opporttin- the question of transportation providing for a- stipulation in
ity. The man who laments the for this purpose and also as to the terms of peace which would
rut in which he must travel whether, pending the official permit deportation of enemy
when the opportunity to strug- ending of the war, enemy and aliens after the declaration of
gle out of it occurs that disturb- friendly aliens can be admitted peace and any necessary immi-
nig consequences follow; break- to their respective countries. gration laws against admission
ing of ties that on being threat- 3.—Communication has been of aliens of enemy nationality
ened  take  on   a  sudden   new ma(le to sjr Robert Borden as to into Canada.
1.—There are at present in
various internment camps
throughout the Dominion about
2,200 interned prisoners, of
whom 1,700 are Germans, the
remainder being of Austrian
antl other enemy nationalities.
Of the 1,700 Germans, 800 were
transferred from the West Indies and were held at the request
of His Majesty's Government.
The government has been advised by Great Britain that repatriation is now possible of a
number not exceeding 100 adult
enemy aliens from the Dominion. An order-in-council has
been passed providing for the de
portation of all enemy interned
prisoners who may be regarded
as dangerous, hostile or undesirable, and this order is now being
carried out, subject, of course,
to the limitations necessarily
iniposetl by the shortage of shipping and restrictions by enemy
countries upon repatriation. Inquiry is also being made of His
Majesty's Government for the
purpose of obtaining directions
Without Music You Cannot
Live a Full Life
Music is now recognized as a necessity in the
home. Music feeds the soul, as food feeds the body
and literature feeds the bruin. Next to religion, it is -
humanity's greatest  comforter.
The New Edison opens the doors to the world
of music. It brings the supreme art of the greatest
singers, instrumentalists and musical organizations
to you with such unerring fidelity that the artists
themselves could give you no more.
%e NEW EDISON
"The Phonograph with a Soul"
does not merely imitate; it actually re-creates.
Before audiences totalling morethantwomillions,
thirty great artists have conducted tone tests which
proved that no shade of difference
could he detected between the artist
and the instrument. They have sung
in direct comparison wilh the New Edison, then
ludilenly ceased, permitting the instrument to
continue alone. The only way the listeners
could tell when the artist stopped was hy
watching his lips. And with the lights lowered,
they were unable to say when it was the living
voice they heard and when the New Edison.
Could a more convincing test than this be
devised f Doesn't it prove thetruth of our assertion
that ownership of this instrument is equivalent to
having all the great artists of the world literally
at one's command i
Come in aud hear the New Edison here, or allow us to send
one to your home, where you can hear it at your leisure. 174
C A. Fletcher Music Co.,   Cumberland, B.C.
TELEPHONE PARTNERSHIP
The making of oven the most ordinary telephone call involves a partnership of at least three pefsons,
The effectiveness of the service depends on the degree of
team play existing betwen those three partners—the person
calling, who co-operates by consulting the directory and calling
by number always; the operator, by making the connection
quickly, courteously and with the maximum degree of liuiniiii
accuracy; and the person called, by answering promptly.
The grentest satisfaction of service Is attained when the
second partner, the operator ,1s accorded the sume consideration and courtesy which she ls always anxious to show tho
other two members of the partnership.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
DR.   It.
P. CUR
DENTIST
iSTlE
Phone 116
Office:   KING BLOCK,
Cumberland, B.C.
TASTE is the TEST
of the DRINKS      '
THAT ARE BEST
BRITISH
Buy the products of the \
COLUMBIA   BREWERIES,   LIMITED
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water
Cascade Beer
Full line of
Fruit Flavors.
Pure
The Beer Without a Peer.
UNION  BREWING CO.,   LTD.
NANAIMO, B.C. LAMPS
PRICES DROP
Tungstens, 15 to 40 watt, 40c, were 45c.
"   .           60 watt, 45c, were 50c
Further reductions if not less than one dozen are
purchased at a time.
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Phone 75          Co., Ltd.         'P.O. 314
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STAR   LIVERY   STABLE
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.     Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention. . Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61 Cumberland, B.C.
"THE BEAUTIFUL
.  MRS. REYNOLDS"
Marocchi Bros. 	
*•     i      "i -i-r-r—r—tt--h The Story of Hamilton and Burr
Grocers and
Bakers
Cumberland and Courtenay, B.C.
License No. 8-2,ri48i)
Royston Lumber Co.
MANUFACTURERS OF
ROUGH AND  DRESSED
LUMBER
Slab Wood (double load)...$4.00
UNION HOTEL
OPPOSITE RAILWAY STATION.
First Class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
WILLIAM   JONES
Cumberland, B. C.
License No. 10-1G0G
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Bed,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
— SPECIALS —
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polisii Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Headcheese.
Rave you tried our  Pickled  Pork
and Corned Beef ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish.will be-
on hand.
License No. 9-W02
World-Pictures Brady - Made
are putting forward another
characteristic star cast in "The
Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds." The
members of this acting company
whose names are included in the
advertising matter are Carlyle
Blackwell, Jne Elvidge, Evelyn
Greeley and Arthur Ashley, and
the remaining cast, which is
quite numerous, contains Pinna
Nesbit, Rose Tapley, Lionel Bell
more, George MacQuarrie, Ethel
bert Hales and others who are
well known.
This picture introduces to the
screen the romantic career of
Alexander Hamilton, one of the
FOR
Fire, Life and
Accident Insurance
THOS. H. CAREY
Cumberland, B.C.
T. D. McLEAN
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Agent for the  HARMONOLA
All the latest Books,  Magazines
and Periodicals.
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
CUMBERLAND   HOTEL
New Home Bakery
Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Wedding Cakes a Specialty
NEW HOME BAKERY
J. HALLIDAY
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
License No. 5r1172
I iiiiiliciliiiiil Si liiliui Vt'iitcnwirks I'd.
NOTICE.—Whereas certain misohtovt-
ously Inclined persons have tuiun-
ercil with tile valves on tlm mains
of this Company, thereby allowing
a considerable amount ot wuter to
run waste, we therefore wish to
point out that It ls a serious offence
to tamper with such valves, and
should the offending parties be
apprehended they will be prosecuted to the very fullest extent of
•    the law.
NOTICE
In the County Court of Nuiiuimu holden at Cumberland, B.C.
Tuke  Notice  thut  by  an  order of
His Honor Judge Barkker made the
15th day of January, 11)19, I was up-
pointed administrator of the estate of
Noosuke Miyomoto, deceased, and all
Canada Food Board License No. 10-4986 parties having claims against the said
1 _#      — # -,,- "testate are required to furnish same,
ChcirllC SUlff  VyhOnff properly vorllled, on or before the 15th
duy   of   March,   A.D.   l'JW, and all
parties indebted to the said esttttc arc
required to puy the amount of their
Indebtedness to me forthwith.
WESLEY WILLARD
Official Administrator,
Cumberland, B.C.
WM.    MEliHIFlEU),   Proprietor.
GOOD ACCOMODATION
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Dunsniuh' Ave      Cumberland, 11.C.
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockeryware and
General Merchandise.
CHARLIE SING CHONG, Cumberland
IIOXG CHONG & CO., Bevan.
TIJE 1SLANDBR. CUMBERLAND, B.C.  ■
most fascinating personages o£ Corporation of the City of Cumber-
the early history of this coun- k,vAv,.,T'sTtTrwE\T
try.  The story written by Sam- H>A.\UAL STATE.HLM
uel M. Weller, a prominent New Statement of Receipts for the City of
York   newspaper   man,   is   not Cumberland. B.C., tl)f the 'year end-
similar to the Stage play upon iug December *31st, 1918: -.
the same topic, acted by George Trades  Licenses,.*'- f1152:?'0
Arliss,   for  a   long   run   at   the Real estate, general rates :. 4708.03
Knickerbocker Theatre, except- Real estate, school rates 1854.41
ing that both introduce many of Scavenger rates, arrears    490.45
the same characters, and certain Sewer rates, arrears .....:.........    77.50
episodes of great national im- scavenger .buckets ........;:....v..,.    20.85
portance appear in each version, sundries     50.10
In addition to Hamilton, the city Hull rent,     :.....:, ■ 37.su
film   story   embraces   George Dog taxes :....-,....     so.oo
Washington, Martha Washing^, P""^ ^our1,. »»■-•? ..,;•■ :  3fJ-.ii
ton, Aaron Burr, Gen. Israel Put City scales          5.7u
nam, Thomas Jefferson, James Pound fees '232,-,
Monro,  James  Reynolds,  Mrs. city Head Tux   372.00
Reynolds, etc. TQTAii :?92io.45
Carlyle Blackwell assumes the Statement of Expenditures for the
role of  Hamilton,   and   Arthur     your ending Deoombcr nsUl'll'S:
Ashley   that   of Aaron  Burr,       I       expenditures
while June Elvidge is Mrs, Rey- soavongor buckets  $    io.uo
nolds and Evelyn Greeley is Mar stable account ,     020.03
garet   Moncriell'e   over   whose sundries:*
yoiing charms and   graces   the-    Police uniform  J 46,00 "
men have their first hostility—    sign bourds    24.111
a Situation that gl'OWS more aud      Prisoners' meuls     23.25
more bitter through later years lfees u.b.c.m   10,00
until it culminates in the fatal sundries  120,96
duel on the Jersey heights over- 	
looking the Hudson. Total        223.20
The "Planting" of the Duel ?># BulUl&a                        27.70
.   ..       ... „       .    ,     ,.       .. Repairs to Gleason Property....     17.b2
Author Weller, in leading up l             ffl,.re„u.)MM
to the climax ot his story, makes (1.H
the rather volatile sentiments ot 	
the   beautiful   Mrs.   Reynolds 57440
cling to Hamilton after she is in ^	
he arms  ot  Burr, whom she or     00
loathes—to  the  end  that  she 3207
suggests   to  Hamilton that he ~" ^Z 2ijo
challenge  Burr  and  kill   him. s   drie8                  7656
This provides a plausible "plant- _ toJ .""                       16112
ing''of the duel and the frantic Account"::::::::    73.60
grief which leads the fair and M,e                  30£
.rail Maria to cast herself over n      -^   128 G5
the Palisades at the very spot J                4JB
wnere hei dashing lover tell be- ,m 50
xore his rival S pistol. Travelling Expenses       41.50
Ihe scenes in and around New .    J(]                               195j)
fork in those early times—in-     *             B'-6g
eluding one picturing the Staten ..IZ^I'IZI  48.16
island shore from the Battery Workmol,s Compe„Satio„ ass
—as well as those showing the essment8                             3830
Washington   headquarters    at a.]™!..,
New   Brunswick   and   certain    Janie8"Baln, nmm
points up the river, are exceed- R peatm             lm m
ingly interesting in contrast to • MacKlun^- ~  mM
present views ot the same local- Joa   h                   50 00-
ity.      . '     	
By. what the dramatic critics _ tB]                      »   27no w
refer to as "the long arm of co- * „    ,,„„„,"'«''"'"'''""  r.,,
. , sf    ts*       ssT   s      is        j  Police Court Expenses        2.50
incidence,    Mr.   Blackwell and Tou, AoODunt                         1035
Mr.  Ashley   in  their roles of Hospital"::::.:::.:.:    11.00
Hamilton and Burr   were en- ou Loan   11935
abled to use tor the duel scene 	
the^ identical pistols which hg-   ,   Uoa„ Tax        d     30M
ured in the actual tragedy. This  Mugl8trate.8 Sulary      12.00
at .all events, is the hrm beliet 	
of the owner of the weapons, _. . ,,„„„„„,„„„         .....ii.
.       , ,       ,    ,, s. Total Expenditure  $u519.2u
into whose hands they came by	
inheritance. _ , ,,   .   ,
,,     .,,    i      11      ., ,. , Balance  unpaid cbecks car-
Mr. Blackwell and his associ- tmm l9l7 , 171959
ates were acting, one afternoon, Exl)elldlture8 f0I, 1918    6519.25
"r |eMral pCene U°»   The Befl"' O-tt of school for 1918     3222.49
tilul Mrs. Reynolds" upon a pri- 	
Tt'!, CftaMT°n P^ W  Total Expenditure for 1918....no,461.33
Teaneck, N.J., when Miss S, E. Total       {    [or mg , 921045
Demarest, the lady of the house „  aId Check8 0„ hand Dfic
became interested in the pro- 191g: $    5088
ceedmgs and made inquiries regarding the identity of play and        Vvmmt mmulk AcC0UIJt
players. Sal0 0( DDbentureB ^ 8|10o.oo
Miss Dumarest Tells About the      " s "           593.37
Pistols Receipts   from ' Instalments
"I surmised as much," said    »«'<•    7,309.03
Miss Demarest,- when her ques- interest from Bank       70.74
tions had been answered.   "And	
if Mr. Blackwell would like to        To'al 116,073.14
have the very pistols with which
Burr and poor Hamilton fought, disbursements
I will very gladly loan them to Co8ts ■ $10,324.05
him." Interest ou debentures     2.794.60
The   flintlock   pistols   them-  -■•
selves were made 111 London, and        Totul Payments $13,029.25
bear the initials "J.D.," stand- 	
ing for James Demarest, an an-        Balan.60 tush on iiund . $ 3,ni3.s9
tes'tor of the present generation Amount Owlngi.
of Demarests, several of whom Debentures $ 11,059.311
are residents of Teaneck, own- interest due Juno 1919      onus
ers of sections of thc great orig- Total  $10,385.46
mal estate.    One part of Miss CaBh on baud $ 8,048,8.1)
Denwreat'a home antedates the instalments unpaid     7',i60.48
Revolution and  only the adtli-        '''v'"1 $10,808,87
tions are  of modern construction.    In the house there are Statamont of ashois and Liubiuiki. as
Innumerable antiques, including    "' Dwrnbor aist, lais:
articles of furniture and crockery,  ornaments,  a spinet, etc., assets
which are preserved as family Ileal Estate!-
mementos. Ratos    outstanding    to    Doc.
This is the first time anyone    St, mis $191§,82
has been known to claim that interest on sumo    168.63
the pistols actually employed by General Pates, 1918   87i.se
Hamilton and Burr were not the school Rates, (City), 1918   59.1.43
ones now owned by Col. Richard school Rates (School District
Church, of Rochester, N.Y., so    Extension  11155.43
that Mr. Blackwell's new.picture 	
play serves to raise at least one Total Rates Outstanding $6404.77
point  directly  questioning  the Sewer Rentals $ 121.37
Commonl   accepted   record of a Scavenger Arears     020.80
vitall      important      historical Scavenger Buckets      30.110
period. Emergency Hospital Fees paid   152.00
One of the largest and most Emtsrg. Hos.,Fees unpaid    60tj.no
brilliant  casts  ever assembled	
for a motion picture is seen in Total  $1530.17
the new World-picture Brady- Team Horses „ $   3511.00
Made, "The Beautiful Mrs. Rey- wagons, sleighs, etc     300.011
nolds."   Heading this cast are <-'it>* Buildings    2,000.00
for big stars, Carlyle Blackwell, Safe      100.00
June Elvidge,  Evelyn  Greeley I'^c Hall Apparatus    1,000.00
and Arthur Ashhley, and inclu- Isolation Hospital      400.uu
dec! in the cast are some of the Repairs Gleason Prop       17.02
best known and best liked film Beyer Pipes       50.00
favorites, and will be seen at the Feed at stable       30.00
Ilo Ilo Theatre on Monday, Feb. —■	
10th. * Total $4,247.62
■IV
THREE
TOTAL ASSET  $11,279.50*
LIABILITIES
Unpaid Checks on hand Dec.
.   31stj.. 19JS: ,..; .....$1250.88
Unpaid' Bills Emergency Here...* 1839,99
Total   $3II90.S7
I hereby certify that 1 have examined the books and accounts of the
City ,ot Cumberland for the year ending December 31st, 1918, aud liml
them Correct and as set forth above.
T. MORDY, Auditor.
I I IIIIKHI.AMI   I'l HLK    AM) HIGH
SCHOOLS
Sli Icniciil of Itcrctpts und Kxpcndl-
lures for the ji'iir ending Herciiihcr
■list, HUM:
RECEIPTS
Government Grants, (quarterly)
 , *   7532.40
Government Grants, (Outsido-
      1859.15
City of Cumberland    3222.4:1
. > 	
Total   *12.oii.":
EXPENDITURES'
Teachers' Salaries  $ 9760.00
Janitor's Salary   1270.(10
Secretary's Salary .".  OO.OO
Fuel   190.o:i
'Sundries   217.99
furniture  (desks)    213.2:!
Supplies, (maps, books, etc... 221.4.'.
Repairs  :.  38S.SO
Insurance   202.5 1
Medical inspection   100.0 1
. Total Expenditure $12,014.(1!
" T. MORDY, Auditor.
A. McKINNON,
Secretary School Board.
Whon the completed picture. "Tin
Maid of Belgium." was shown to Ufa
employees at studio, a continuum
chorus of exclamations greeted tin
showing. "Gee, no one could tell hou
it was going to come out!" exclaimed
one enthusiast, after the showing.
II
COMOX ASSESMENT DISTRICT
NOTICK is hereby given, in accordance with the Statutes, that all assessed taxes assessed and levied under
the "Taxation Act," iliclucUng Rural
school taxes, under the Public Schools
Act, are now due and payable for the
year ll»l!».
All taxes collectible for the Comox
Assessment District are due and payable al my pfllce situate in Uie Qovern-
meni Buildings. Cumberland, B.C.
This notice, In terma of law, is equivalent to a personal demana by me
upon all persons liable for taxes,
Dated al Cumberland, U.i'., Ihis L'-lth
day of January, nun.
• JOHN BAIRD,
Assessor and Collector,
Comox Assessment District,
Sore Throat. Colds
Quickly Rell-tved By Hamlin's
Wizard Oil
Hamlin's Wizard Oil is a simple
and effective treatment for sore
throat and chest colds Used as a
gargle for sore throat it brings quick
relict Rubbed on the chest it will
often loosen up a hard, deep seated
cold in one night.
How often sprains, bruises, cuts
and burns occur In every family, as
well as little troubles like earache,
toothache, cold sores, canker sores,
stiff neck, and tired aching feet
Soothing, healing Wizard Oil will always bring quick relief.
Get it from druggists for 30 cents.
If not satislicd return the bottle and
get your money back.
Ever constipated or have sick
headache? Just try Wizard Liver
Whips, pleasant little pink pills, JO
cents.   Guaranteed,
JOHN MAY
VIOLIN MAKER
Fine Repairing and Retoning
Bows Re-haired and Repaired
Headquarters:    THOS. E. BATE,   Cumberland, B.C.
Make Old Clothes Look Like New
LADIES' SUITS Cleaned and  Pressed  $1.76
SKIRTS Cleaned and Pressed  UM
WAISTS Cleaned und  Pressed   $1.00
GENTS' SUITS Cleaned and Pressed  *l.i10 uml *2.llll
OVERCOATS Cleaned and Pressed  $1,60 and $U5
SUITS Sponged and Pressed 73e.
DRESSES Dyed and Pressed  *2.i>ll ami up
SKIRTS Dyed and Pressed  $1.50
WAISTS Dyed and • Pressed $U0
GENTS' SUITS Dyed and Pressed. $11.00
OVERCOATS Dyed and Pressed  »L'.,"»0 to $3.00
ALL K1MIS OF HUPUIUNt* AMI Alsi'EKIMi
R. B. HOWARD
CUMBERLAND DYE WORKS
Plume 104 P.O.  Hum   111
i /
$5.00for$4£ ^F=r
And Every Doll
Worth A'\'. -■
'"«>' ■■■■'.!   tC   IS   'ft   I'
A-  ;' —A'-'I'fi;-!
Cosl $4.00 this month
Redeemed in 1924 for
$5.00. Sold atMoney
Order Post Offices,
Banks, *-nd whereve
tha Triangle anc
li.'.ivri* sjgn is dis
pl.-iyxd.
rm
Mi
■■ ^j^osg)jiirf<i»iiiisWi-»isfc»a8 FOUR
fHE ISLANDER. CUMBERLAND, B.C.
TONIGHT
Greater   Vitagraph Blue Ribbon
Feature
ALBERT E. SMITH
PRESENTS
MILDRED   MANNING
and
WALLACE   MacDONALD
IN
" THE MARRIAGE
SPECULATION"
BY
CYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Comedy and 11th Episode of "The Fighting Trail."
A Show of Eight Reels
Adults 25c
Usual Prices
Children 10c
Usual Saturday Night Dance.
ILO ILO THEATRE
LATEST PHOTO OF PREMIER
CLEMBNCEAU
Premier nnd President ot tho World's
Peace Conference.
Special Sale for 4 Days
It will he to your iiilriintnge to see our
Price I,Int. If Jim have not received
one please cull nl llie Store und sine
moneys
K.   ABE   &   CO.
THE FURNITURE STORE
CHRISTMAS  GIFTS that will be appreciated
IKK HE HS, 111 fumed golden oak and mahogany, from $5 to 116.00
Music and China Cabinet*, Parlor Suites and Congoleum Rugs,
Ladles' Dressers, and Chiffoniers.
We have just opened up several cases of beautiful Chins, suitable
for Christmas Gifts.
Por the Children we have Dolls, ln all sizes, Mechanical Toys,
Teddy Bears, Kindergarten Sets, (lames, Horns.   Everything to
make tlie Children Happy,
A.   McKINNON
No. 408A
No. of Application 2H40F
S1443F
LAND BEC.I8TKY ACT
Notice under Section iW.
TAKE NOTICE that an application
has been mads to register the Corporation of the City of Cumberland, as
the owner ln tee simple, under a Tax
Sale Deed from the Collector of'the
said Corporation, to the said Corporation, bearing date the lilst day of
October, 1018, In pusuance of a Tax
Sale held by said Collector on or
about the 10th day of October, 1917,
of all and singular those certain
parcels or tracts of land and premises situate, lying, and being In the
City of Cumberland, in the province
of IirltlHti Columbia, more particularly
known and described as:—
Lots 2 and 3, Block 15, Map 522A.
You and those claiming through or
under you, and all persons claiming
any Interest In the sold land by virtue
of any unregistered Instrument, and
all persons claiming any Interest In
the said land by descent whose title
is not registered under the provisions
of tho "Land Registry Act" (R.S.B.C.
1911), are- required to contest the
claim of the tax purchaser within
thirty days of the service of this
notice upon you, and in default of a
caveat or certificate of lis pendens
being Hied before the registration, as
owner, of the person entitled under
such tax sale you and each of you
will be for ever estopped and debarred from setting up any claim to
or In respect of the said land, and I
shall register the said Corporation as
owner of the said land so sold for
taxes.
Your attention Is called to section
36 of the said Act  (R.S.B.C.1911, c.
127) and amendments.
Dated at the Land Registry Office, at
the City of  Victoria,   Province   of
British Columbia, this 24th day of
December, AiD. 1918.
F. J. STADPOLE,
Registrar General of Titles.
To R. S. Watklns, Assessed Owner of
Lot 2, and
P. W. Robins, Assessed Owner of
Lot 3.
I direct service of this Notice to be
made by publication thereof In (pur
Issues, one ln each consecutive week
of a newspaper circulating in Cumberland. .      P. J. STADPOLE,
Registrar General of Titles.
FOR SALE—Chevrolet live-passenger
touring Car, ln good running order,
tires nearly new, self-starter and
electric lights. Owner no further
use.   Apply B. Grieves, Cumberland.
WANTED TO RENT—A typewriter
In good condition; will be well
taken care of. Apply P.O. Box 192,
Cumberland, B.C.
WATER NOTICE
(Use and Storage
TAKE NOTICE that the Canadian
Collieries (Dunsmuir), Limited, whose
address is Victoria, B.C., will apply
for a licence to take and use 20 cubic
feet of water per second out of Tsa-
Abl River, also known as Baynes
SoUnd River, which flows In an easterly direction and drntns into Baynes
Sound, about 5 miles south of Union
Bay. The water will he diverted from
tbe stream at a point 1V4 miles more
or less, approximate bearing S. 60 degrees, 48 minutes W. (ast.) from N.W.
corner ot Lot 2 A, Nelson District;
and will be used for mining purposes
upon the mine and washery located at
Block B 34 Nelson District, nnd Lot
28, Union Bay. This notice wus posted
on the ground on the 17th duy of Do-
cober, 1918. A copy of thin notice and
an application pursuant thereto and
to tho "Water Act, 1914," will be Hied
In tho offlce of the Water Recorder nt
Nanaimo. Objections to tho application may be filed with the said Water
Recorder or with the Comptroller of
Water RlghtB, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after
the first appearance of this notice in
a local newspaper. The date of the
first publication of this notice is December 21st, 1918.
CANADIAN    COLLIERIES     (DUNSMUIR),   LIMITED,  Applicant.
CHARLES GRAHAM, Agent.
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THE   BIG   STORE
MANCHESTER, England,
December 30th, 1918.
TO SIMON LEISER & CO,, Ltd.:
Am enclosing you as a souvenir of my visit to England at
this time of rejoicing at the assured prospect of peace, a copy
of the King's special New Years' card, which I was fortnate
in securing iiom the designers. You may be interested' in
knowing, as 1 have just finished the round of the manufacturing centres, what the prospects of a fall in prices are, and I
regret to tay that any hope I had of buying goods or placing
orders on a more favorable basis has been entirel shattered;
not only are goods very scarce, but no orders can be booked
except at considerably advanced prices as compared with those
prevailing when I left Vancouver in October. I can safely
say that any British goods in Vancouver today are much
cheaper than the same lines can be repeated for now or
during the coming six months, and almost certainly for a
year.
lt is expected that when the fall does come, as come it
must, it will be exceedingly gradual, and we must get accustomed to the absolute certainty that prices generally under
average favorable conditions will never again fall as low as
pre-war levels; improved labor conditions will prevent it; for
instance, prints and fine cottons at 10c. are memories of a past
condition of labor and competition which will not come back.
Cotton spinners are on strike for another 40 per cent,
increase in wages, which has in some casus been conceded,
and this will, of course, increase present prices.
In linen goods, manufacturers have mutually agreed on
a higher fixed scale of prices to maintain till July, 1919, and
so high that I don't feel like buying a yard. And so, even
should things ease off in six months, owing to great demand,
it will be a year before we feel any result in Vancouver.
The same conditions exist in carpets, and other thing.,,
and to a similar degree in silks. These things are only natural
with all manufacturers trying out for raw materials, which
the Government will only give out in spoonsful, and three-
quarters of the world crying for deliveries of goods.
So rest assured that 1919 will not see cheaper goods in
Vancouver, but rather an advance.
Yours truly,
H. A. STONE,
Gault Brothers, Ltd."
V.
SIMON LEISER & CO.,
LIMITED.
THE   BIG   STORE.
Phone 3-8
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study courses, like others you know
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Subjects and Advertising, Drafting,
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Write for free catalogues and particulars to II. J. MILSOM, Nanaimo
Manager, INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, P.O.
Box 1121, Nanaimo, B.C.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
The undersigned  will  not be responsible for any debts contracted by
Mah Jack, who has left my employ.
CHARLIE SING CHONG.
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