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THE CUMBlfeKKiND ISLANDER
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TWENTY-NINTH YEAR—No. 19.
Willi which Is consolidated the Cumberland News
CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1920.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM.
IMPROVEMENTS ON
DUNSMUIR AVENUE
•        	
A committee of the City Councillors interviewed Mr. Stewart,
our local member and the district engineer, Mr. Owens, on
the B. C. Highways Act and'its application to the city of Cumberland. After going over the subject thoroughly and taking into
considertion the fact that the Government had done nothing in
this connection last year, they decided that in the event of the city
providing the necessary material for the work, the Government
would supply the labor in putting two blocks of the city streets in
proper shape. This offer was accepted by the committee, and they
have every reason to be satisfied with the arrangement.
There is a movement on foot to approach the property owners
on the main street with a view to putting alayer of Tarvia on the
graded street after the Government has completed its work. This
would give an excellent finish to the road. The upkeep would be
reduced to the minimum as the repairs to this kind of road .surface
are easily and quickly done at very low cost. It also reduces the
dust nuisance to zero and the appearance of the street would be
greatly improved. With waste paper receptacles at the street
corners, paper, fruit peelings and other refuse could be kept off the
.streets. This surface would eliminate the need of concrete crossings, and the money thus saved could go towards the paving and
put the street in first-class shape.
The citizens in general, and merchants in particular, should give
this their closest attention. The appearance of the city should be
the concern of everyone, but storekeepers' own interest in abolishing the dust clouds which enter their store doors in summer should
be a big factor in the determining of their decision.
Board of Trade
Due Next Week
Jobbers and Manufacturers of
Victoria Due in Cumberland
on Friday Next
Collieries' Office Staff
Dance a Great Success
Five ears, probably more, will convey tbe Victoria Board of Trade excursion over the Island Highway and other
routes as far as Port Alberni and
Courtenay, reaching Cumberland on
Friday next, aa far as is known. Tbe
local Board of Trade bave Invited the
oxcurisouists to lunch on tbat day.
Thc tour Is being arranged under
auspices of the manufacturers1 and
{obbers section of the Board of Trade.
Among those who will pilot cars are
Messrs. II. Uoulding Wilson, J. Carl
I'endray, It. H. Bjenehley und A. E.
Ormond.
The cars will leave victoria Monday
morning, headed for Duncan. Stops
will be made at nearly all the Import;
ant centres along the route.
Probably twenty persons will make
Ihe trip, most of tbem wholesale merchants aud manufacturers. Tbe object of the tour Is to cement goodwill
and friendship between Victoria and
thc up-Island communities and enable
Victoria businessmen to gather data on
the commcrciol possibilities of the territory to be covered.
Buller's Big Show
Coming Saturday
Dog and Pony Show, Bigger and
lietter Than Ever, Comes
Next Saturday
The second annual dance given by the ladies of the Canadian
Collieries' office staff was held in the Ilo-Ho Dance Hall last evening. The hall was very tastefully decorated and the floor was in
splendid condition. At nine o'clock the girls began to arrive with
their escorts and friends. Some two hundred invitations were sent
out in the city and surrounding districts. Guests came from far
and near. Cars lined the streets for blocks. At 9:30 Monty's
orchestra struck up the opening waltz, and sounds of revelry were
maintained until well into the hours of the morning.
The spotlight was brought into play on various occasions during
the evening, and was very effective in its varied hues and colors.
Many fine costumes were noticed during the evening. The guests
appreciated the dance and enjoyed the refreshments that the
hostesses provided for the occasion. Too much cannot be said in
praise of the young ladies who did so much to make the evening a
success. Mr. Geo. Michel acted as master of ceremonies and
rendered valuable assistance to the young ladies in the decorations.
All the guests left satisfied and wish the "annual" event .could take
place every month.
City Hall Notes
The City Clerk Is calling for tenders
for cement crossings on Dunsmuir
Avenue. Tenders ure to be in the
hands ot the clerk by 7 p.m. Monday.
Buller's Trained Animal Shows,
which play two shows here, at 2 p.m.
ami 8 p.m. on Saturday next, May 15,
have a number of new slisplay features
one of which Is un act In which four
large Kentucky thoroughbreds appeal
without riders In a high-school menagerie act. an act which has never been
equalled ln any show of the kind
Thore Is also a big ensemble act, a
pyramid act In which a big troupe of
ponies, white, Spotted, large and small,
appear in a picturesque und entertaining act, leaping aud diving dogs, a
pony that walks a tight rope, a clown
pony and many other features.
The circus turns include some thrilling aerial trapeze numbers, tight aud
slack rope turns, acrobatic events,
ball rolling, contortionists—and a
great ""array of w'ell-traiued clowns
Thc band, which is composed of returned soldiers brought together by
Air, Bullet', is an excellent circus band
This year the circus is travelling by
special train.
SOLDIER BREAKS LEG
IN CLEARING LAND
Early Monday morning workmen
started ploughing np tbe avenue west
of Second Street, preparatory to the
avenue being given a permanent
covering of concrete or asphalt, which
will be a great and much-needed improvement to Cumberland's main
thoroughfare.
THREE LOCAL CHINAMEN
COMMITTED FOR TRIAL
Before Judge Barker, at Nanaimo on
Wednesday, Yee Tol, Chin Tong and
Mah Hon ot Chinatown, Cumberland,
were committed for trial at the Nanaimo Assizes, for an assault on Wong
Sing Que on March 26th in the main
street of Chinatown. They were later
released on bail of $5,000 each.
Capt Mortimer of the Provincial
Police, Dr. McNaughton, the complain-'
gave evidence for the prosecution,
which was conducted by Major Tupper,
while the defence was In the hands of
Mr. Frank Higgins of Victoria and Mr.
P. P. Harrison of this city.
Tbe complainant is said to be a
member of the Chinese Nationalist
League and the accused said to belong
to the Gee Kong Tong (a very influential order in the Cumberland C'hina-
Clty Clerk iMordy announces tbat bis
office hours, until further notice, will
be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Mr. John W. Stalker, a returned
man who lias taken up a farm in
Happy Valley, is lying lu tbo Cumber-
laud Ceneral Hospital with a broken
leg. In the courso of land-clearing
operations he was moving logs and
one rolled onto his leg and broke It.
Mr. Stalker, who enlisted with thc
100th Battalion in Manitoba and was
transferred and saw service with the
Forestry Corps, etime to the district
from the prairies In January.
It Is a great misfortune that he
should have had this accident at tills
busy time on the farm.
On enquiry at the hospital today we
learn that Mr. Stalker is making satisfactory progress.
DOG OWNERS OUTSIDE
OF THE MUNICIPALITY
NEED TAKE WARNING
The Provincial Police give warning
that all owners of dogs outside of the
Cumberland Municipality will be proceeded against If they do not take out
licences by the 15th of this mouth.
The provincial licence is due 1st of
January and many dogs aro still unlicensed. You will save money by
"doing your shopping early."
"Soldiers' Wives
Belonged To
Servant Class"
Offensive llemnrk of Maj.-I'cn. McLean
nn Soldiers' Womenfolk Inspires
il Cumberland I'nct.
ant and tour other Chinese witnesses town).
DEATH OF BLYTHE ROGERS
OF B. C. SUGAR REFINERY
PREFER STEADY WORK
TO CASH GRATUITY
Mr. Blythe Dupuy Rogers, president
and general manager of the British
Columbia Sugar Refiintng Company,
Limited, and son of tbe late B. T.
Rogers, died In Vancouver on Thursday at the early age of 27 years.
Injuries received while on service
with the Canadian Divisional Engineers followed by Influenza and
pneumonia and considerable business
worry over'the last six months, caused
his death.
Since the death ot his father In June,
1918, the management of the great
sugar concern fell on hia shoulders
and be was rapidly making a name for
himself as an energetic, bright and
capable businessman.
He became ill about three weeks ago
and was confined to his residence on
Davie Street, and although be rallied
a few days ago he began to' fall Wednesday night and passed peacefully
away the following day.
A particularly sad feature of the
deatli is that he became a father only
three weeks ago. His young wife, who
is a daughter of Dr. D. II. Wilson of
Vancouver, he wedded on June A, mill.
LADIES' AUXILIARY OF
GENERAL HOSPITAL
A special meeting of the Ladles'
Hospital Auxiliary will be held on
Monday next at 3 p.m., in the Anglican
Church Hall. Tbere ls business of
great Importance to discuss and all
members are urgently requested to
attend. AMY B. CLINTON, Secretary.
WANTED
WANTED—Will purchase Toy Chinese
or Japanese Dogs: Chows, Pekinese,
etc. Must be young dogs. No fancy
prices. J. V. Jones,' c-o Islander
Office. tf
WANTED—Room and board by gent,
or room with breakfast and supper.
Apply Boarder, c-o Islander Office.
1-19
BOY WANTED at the Islander Office.
Splendid chance to learn the trade
thoroughly In all Its branches. Apply to the foreman.
CHURCH NOTICES
ANGLICAN SKHVICKS
Rev. F. Comley.
11 a.m., at Denman Island.
3.30 p.m., at Royston School.
7 p.m., at Cumberland.
GKACK METHODIST (111 lit 11
Rev. Geo. Knox.
Morning Service, 11 a.m.
Sunday School, 2:30 p.m.
Evening Service, 7 p.m.
Rev. W. E. Galloway, Field Secretary of the Alberta and B. C. Sunday
School and Young People's Movement,
gave an interesting talk on the work
of the Sunday school, and gave some
very helpful suggestions, at a meeting held ln Grace Methodist Church
on Thursday evening.
There is an element of danger about
the "wear your old clothes" movement.
While a Denver man was giving nn old
suit the gasoline treatment, he lighted
a match to smoke a cigarette. He Is
now minuB two suits, a bungalow and
several squares of epidermis.
MONTREAL, May 7—That they want
steady work, rather than a cash bonus,
is the idea of the Canadian Federation
of returned soldiers and Sailors, and
plans toward this end arc being
worked out for this purpose.
A meeting is to be held here this
week when delegates will be selected
to form part of a general deputation
to wait on the Dominion Government
nml thc leader of the Opposition next
Monday. The idea is to ask Parliament, both Government and Opposition, to encourage ship-building in
Canada nud to insure steady employment to veterans now employed iu tlie
various shipyards throughout Canada.
For this appeal. It Is expected, there
will be delegates from Victoria, Vancouver. Prince Rupert, Ibe ports or the
Great Lakes. Montreal, Three Rivers,
Quebec and the Maritime Provinces.
CONCERT AND .SOCIAL
AT DENMAN ISLAND
A very pleasant concert and social
evening was held in the Agricultural
Hall on Wednesday evening last.
Local talent, assisted by friends from
Cumberland, were responsible for the
musical programme Mr. Carr and
Mr. Sam Jones were in splendid form,
and the musical monologue hy Miss
Eileen Kelsey showed what can be
done by careful training, "and brought
down tho house." The programme was
as follows:
Song—Mrs. Comley.
Song-- Mr.  Mumford.
Musical Monologue — Miss Eileen
Kelsey,
Song—Mr. Sam Jones.'
Song—Mr. Carr.
Recitation - "What's the .Matter with
Bill?" Mrs. Kelsey.
Song—,Mrs. L. Piket.
Song—Mrs. Comley.
Song—Mr. Sam. Jones.
Recitation—"A Row in the Pit," Rev.
F. Comley.
Song—Mr. Carr.
Miss Oliver of Cumberland nccom
pauicd the singers.
"Groat indignation Is expressed by
ofiieials of returned soldier organizations and veteran officers over the
■statement of Major-General H. H. McLean to the special committee on pensions at Ottawa, that the average
private soldier's wife belonged to the
'servant class."
He's dead, my lass, he's dead, my lass.
He died to save our honor;
But hear that braying "General" ass:
Wlic belongs to the servant class.
So poverty thrust upon her.
He's dead, my dear, to you so dear,
For us he gave Ills life;
Rut gratitude, honor and faith, I fear,
Are not in the heart of tbo profiteer,
And -you jvere only bis wife.
To us the gain, to you the pain,
Through sorrowful years to pass,
But why should you ask for bread, my
dear,
And why should ynu mourn your dead,
my dear?
You belong to tlie servant class.
Bul Christ Who died thai wc might bide
I    In honor anil peace and grace.
Will  surely   remember  your  sorrow.
dear.
On-the dawn  of a   bright   tomorrow,
dear.
And will Hnd his "servant" a place.
Ile fought thc light: to us the right
His widow's pica to hear;
So why should  we close our purse-
Btrlngs tight.
Why should  wc grudge  the  widow's
mite,
Ou ibe word of a Brigadier?
ANNUAL REPORT OF
GENERAL HOSPITAL
The annual report of President Chas. Graham of the Board of
Directors of the General Hospital, together with the financial statement for the year ending 31st March, as presented at the annual
meeting of subscribers, is published below. As will be seen from a
perusal of the reports the hospital has had a busy year and done
much good work for the community. While the year's operations
show a deficit of some five hundred dollars, the results achieved
cannot be considered other than satisfactory, especially as some
two thousands dollars were spent in repairs.
After the reports had been presented, all the Board of Directors
resigned, and Mayor McDonald then took the chair. The meeting
unanimously re-elected the retiring officers, with the exception that
Mr. J. C. Brown was chosen to fill the position vacated by Mr. W.
E. Bickle.
The meeting passed a vote of thanks to the Board of Directors
and Auditors for their services during the past year, and also to
all who had made donations.
Annual Report of the President.
To the Subscribers of the Cumberland General Hospital.
Dear Sirs—
I beg to submit the annual report of the Cumberland General
Hospital for the year ending March 31st, 1920.
Work of the Hospital.
During the year the following number of patients were treated:
In hospital April 1st, 1919     13
Admitted during the year   314
Discharged during the year   289
Died     16
In hospital April 1st, 1920       22
Number hospital days treatment 6,233
Average number of patients     19
Major operations     30
Minor operations   150
Obstetrical cases '...:     38
Financial Condition.
During the year, as will be seen from the financial statement, the
receipts from all sources were $16,225.18, and the expenditure
$16,764.70, leaving a deficit of $539,52 on the year's operations.
The hospital had a balance at the bank in their favor of $1,117.85
at the beginning of the year. The balance in the bank in favor of
the hospital at the end of the year was $577.84.
The Board has been able to meet all its financial obligations
during the year without having recourse to any overdraft.
Repairs to Buildings.
The Alexandra Ward was replastered throughout and a sun
verandah was built on the front of this ward.  The cost of repairs
to the Alexandra Ward was paid by the Medical Fund.
Extensive repairs had to be made to the boiler and heating
system, the cost of which amounted to $552. Other miscellaneous
repairs amounted to $700.74.
Cost of Operation.
The ever-increasing cost of supplies is shown in the increased
cost of operating. The cost per patient per day for the year just
ended was $2.69, being an increase of 23 cents per patient per day
over the previous year.
There has not been any increase in rates paid by patients during
the year.
On October 1st, 1919, an agreement was entered into between
the Hospital Board and the Medical Fund for the treatment of
members of the Medical Fund in the hospital. This agreement
provides that for the sum of $700 per month the hospital agries
to furnish free hospital treatment for the members of the Medical
Fund and their families in all cases of sickness and accident. This
arrangement, while very advantageous to members of the Medical
Fund, seems also to be working out all right for the hospital; and
it should be continued for another year.
Isolation Hospital.
The need for a proper Isolation Hospital in this district is very
great. A committee from the Hospital Board is now co-operating
with a committee from the Medical Fund in an endeavor.to pro.
cure an Isolation Hospital for this district. With a properly
equipped building, maintained under the supervision of the .hospital
staff, all cases of contagious disease can be properly treated and
the further spread of the disease prevented.
In conclusion, I wish to express my appreciation of the good
work of the matron and her very able staff during the year. I also
wish to congratulate the Ladies'Auxiliary on the amount of good
work done by them for the benefit of the hospital during the past
vear. The assistance which they render in furnishing much needed
•supplies to the hospital is greatly appreciated by the Board of
Directors.
We also wish to express our thanks to all those who have made
donations or assisted thc hospital in any way.
Respectfully submitted.
CHAS. GRAHAM, President.
Annual Statement of Receipts and Expenditures for thc Year
Ending March 31st, 1920.
HKCKII'TS.
DONATIONS      ^^^^^^^^^^
•Canadian  Collieries   iDuns-
mulr) Ltd  {850.00
B. I). Pickard :  ln.no
F. Hawkins  2.50
Cumberland Orchestra   39.60
T. Mordy .'.  10.00
C. J. BUNBURY,
G.W.V.A..  Cumberland
RETURN VISIT OF
VANCOUVER ARTISTES
ON MONDAY, MAY 17
Arrangements aro completed for a
second.concert, to be held at tbe Ilo-Ilo
Theatre on Monday, May 17th, by Miss
Tottle Williams, Miss Olga MacAlplne
and Miss# Marjorie Stevens, artistes
whose headquarters are at present in
Vancouver. The concert given by
these ladles In January proved their
ability as musicians, and tho music-
loving people of Cumberland will no
doubt welcome them In a return con-
i-ort containing a different programme.
Full details will appear In the next
issue of this paper concerning the pro-
rumme, etc.
$112.1"
! PATIENTS' FEES—
Prlvato   4.40-1.52
Per S.C.R. Board     394.no
Per Medlral Fund   1.968.50
Per Medical Fund Contract 4,200.00
$5,637.50
EXPKMHTI HKS.
Salaries  	
POWER AND FUEL—
Light  '.  210.20
X-Ray  61.35
Slerlllsor   7U.04
Supplies   101.24
Waler   120.00
-    ' 560.90
Coal
110,072.02
Medical Fund Grant for Alexandra Ward     732.00
Government Quarterly Grant   3,990.95
SUNDRIES—
Freight refund 	
Phone Calls	
Medical Fund share of cost
gauze   	
13.66
3.80
100.65
Total   $16,225.18
Balance April 1, 1919  1,117.85
Insurance    	
Drugs and Equipment 	
Furniture	
REPAIRS—
Alexandra Ward	
Furnace and Basement  	
Other Repairs      700.74
$1,239.80
125.00
1,820.00
126.70
712.00
560.00
$1,972.74
Maintenance  •  5.402.05
New Buildings   201.58
SUNDRIES—
Express and Stamps  47.96
Garden Labor  24.75
Office   255.72
$328 43
Commission on Cheeks   .50
Cash Balance on Hand     577.24
Total   $17,342.03
I-
Total  $17,342.03 I 	
Deficit for the year's working $539.51.
Certified and signed as correct—
T. MORDY, Secretary. CHAS, J. PARNHAM. Treasurer.
We have examined Ihe above accounts nnd certify Ihem as correct—
F. McCARTIlY and A. McKINNON, Auditors. Page Two
THE   CUMBERLAND   ISLANDER
May 6,1920.
SPRING GOODS
For the Window.s
Curtain Goods in Net. Scrims, Madras and Muslins, priced from 25c to $1.60 per pair
Brass and Wood Rods in all lengths and sizes.
Floor Coverings
A fine assortment of Linoleums, Tapestry Squares,
3x3" .• and 3x4, pries from ...$2fi.00 to $70.00
Bungalow Squares, 3x" and 3x3'/. yds., assorted
colors, very suitable for bedrooms, $17.50 and
$20.00.
Our lines of Furniture', Ranges, Beds, Bedding
and House Furnishings, are well assorted and we
invite your inspection.
DEVELOP THE ISLAND
ft. McKinnon
THE   FURNITURE   STORE
Cumberland, B.C.
Nothing conveys a better idea of
magnitude than comparison. Vancouver Island is as large as Denmark,
twice as large as Massachusetts, thirty
per cent. larger than Belgium. Denmark has a population of 3,000,000;
Massachusetts has -a population of
3.Don.Ono; Belgium has a population ot
500,000, while Vancouver Island, with
its enormous undeveloped wealth, has
population of less than 100,000.
This Island needs population; it
never will he properly developed until
its present lamentable deficiency In
this respect has been supplied. It
needs capital, and the best way to attract both these indispensable agencies
of development nnd progress ls
through publicity.
For example, In the Old Country are
thousands of people of small means
who contemplate leaving for overseas
at the lirst opportunity, and whom not
only other parts of Canada, but Australia. New Zealand and South Africa
are endeavoring to divert to their localities. Vancouver Island ln Its own
vital Interests should be brought Into
touch with these people by the most
effective kind of publicity.
The Victoria and Island Development Association has been established
for this work of enlightenment, to assist the citizens to bring to this city
and the Island the kind of settler that
we so greatly need. This Association
has started on a second campaign, and
needs the co-operation of every citizen
of Victoria and the Island. Whether
the population of Greater Victoria will
be 100,00, and that of the Island
doubled, In the next few years or not
will be determined by the practical
foresight shown by our public now.—
Victoria Daily Times.
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NANAIMO CHOSEN FOR
MOTORIST CONVENTION
Motorists of Vancouver Island are
to hold their 1920 convention at Nana!
mo on either June 3 or 10.
Nanaimo ha, sent out the Invitation
and asked for suggestions for the date.
All automobile clubs on the Island and
tbe Duncan Board of Trade will be
represented at this convention.
BISHOP STRINGER
RETURNING NORTH
Right Rev. L. O. Stringer, Anglican
Bishop of the Yukon, and Mrs.
Stringer, are on their way back to the
far northern diocese, from which his
lordship has been absent for nearly
two years, most of the time overseas.
They are due to leave Vancouver today.
COWICHAN TO ERECT
MEMORIAL CAIRN
TASTE is the TEST
of the DRINKS
THAT ARE BEST
Buy the products of the
BRITISH   COLUMBIA   BREWERIES,   LIMITED
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water JBi&JfPure
CaSCade Beer   The Beer Without a Peer.
UNION  BREWING CO.;  LTD.
NANAIMO, B.C.
Cowichan's war memorial to her
fallen heroes will take the form of a
huge cairn, to be erected adjoining the
Duncan Court House, according to a
decision readied at a meeting of rest
dents held at Duncan recently. The
cement base of eighteen feet square ls
to lie surmounted by a structure, fourteen feet square, composed of stones
to be brought from all over the .district. It is probable that smaller
cairns will be erected in each district
tributary to Duncan.
S. DAVIS,
Shoe Repairer, Dunsmuir Avenue
I wish to Inform the public that I
am now In a position to repair by
machinery.
Look like new, but wear longer.
A trial will convince.
Itubkir Heels While You Walt
S. DAVIS,    •    •    Cumberland, B.C.
SEE
Wm. Douglas
for
Hay, Grain and
Mill Feed
Also Baby Chick Feed and All
Kinds of Poultry Supplies.
SAYS PROHIBITION
ACT IS A DISGRACE
DUNCAN, May 7.—Expressing the
hope that the moderationists, whom he
likened to St. George, would do the
same to the prohibitionists as St.
George had done to the dragon, Capt.
Arthur Lane, presiding at a gathering
•of several hundred moderation advocates here, brought round after round
of applause when he finished a short
introductory speech by urging the Introduction of legislation permitting
the sale of malt and spirltous liquors
under stute control.
The argument of ruined homes, he
said, was purely specious. Since the
advent of prohibition, so-called, people
had been living a perpetual He.
lie urged moderates to wake up or
the province would lie bone-dry. Engines! would never stand for the referendum, he said, and he drew attention
to the United States, "the home of
freukdnni and hysteria," the country
l*hlch was to be thanked for prohibition generally.
Mr. J. 11. Hawthornthwaite bitterly
assailed the prohibition act. He described It as worse than a failure. It
ivas a disgraceful thing. Tlie proposed
plebiscite was not needed, be said; the
'legislators were elected by the peoplpe
and should express their views courageously or quit. '
"What," Mr. Hawthornthwaite proceeded, "have we got in Vancouver and
Victoria today? We have the 'snowdrift afternoon' where women indulge
In the most iniquitous form of the drug
habit."
He quoted Chief of Police McRae as
saying 2.000 persons in the city of Vancouver had contracted the drug habit
since tbe advent of prohibition. In
Montreal, he added, women and girls
hawked liquid morphine to men going
from work.
A certain newspaper man walked
into a picture house the other night.
It was so dark he could not locate his
bearings. Out of the gloom a gruff and
very impolite voice snarled, "Take off
your hat!" There was only one answer
to this: "You go to—," and the visitor
dropped into the nearest seat, striking
the arm of the chair In doing so.
Special   Showing   This
Week of Newest. Styles
in   Ladies' Shoes
Oxfords and Pumps
Newest lasts in Ladies' Black and Brown Vici Kid Oxfords, with" Louis or
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THE   CUMBERLAND   ISLANDER
Page Three
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THE ISLANDER
Boxing Football
Athletics
PAGE OF SPORT
The High School Boys go to Nanaimo
Owing to the replay of the McBride Shield at Nanaimo today
' the Nanaimo High School team could not get transportation to
come up here as arranged to play Cumberland. As many of the
boys were going down to see the big game it was decided that the
whole team go down and play the lirst game in the hub city.
All arrangements have now been made and the coming football
players of the city are making their first journey to another city
today. The team to go below had to be changed at the last moment
almost as "Bud" Graham could not go, and "Samson" was on the
sick list. This is no mean loss to the team as both are on the
attacking division and are quite aggressive. The line-up of the
team is as follows:
Goal, Fouracre; full backs, M. Graham, Jock Stevenson; halfbacks, Reid, Jones, Strachan; forwards, Spencer, Watson, Hood,
Willcox, Potter or Lockhart.
It is to be hoped that the boys will come back victorious, but
the main thing is that they enjoy the trip and the game, as they
undoubtedly will. Mr. Campbell and Mr. Wood are looking after
the boys and expect to get them home Saturday night.
Cumberland Team at Qualicum Beach
Tha local football team left the city for "Qualicum Inn" on
Thursday evening. They will rest up there until the week end,
when they will again encounter the Wallace (Vancouver) team at
Nanaimo. They are all feeling fit and quite confident that the
McBride Shield will be among their belongings when they return.
CUMBERLAND FOOTBALL TEAM    Wilde Panned
FAMOUS RACETRACK
SOLD BY SHERIFF
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, May 1.—.
The Alan racetrack, famous meeting
ground of noted thoroughness a few
days ago, until closed by the anti-
gambling taws of Idaho, haB been sold
tor $3,810 at a sheriff's sale to satisfy
a mortgage. It oost $105,000 to complete ln 1911. In its heyday 600 horses
during the season ran under the colors
of noted turfmen. The track was
unique In that it had underground
drainage.
LIPTON'S SHAMROCK
SAILS FOR AMERICA
DARTMOUTH, Eng., May 7.—Thc
23-meter yacht Shamrock, which ls to
be used by Sir Thomas Lipton ln
tunlng-up races for the Shamrock IV.,
the challenger for the America's cup,
has sailed for New York. The Shamrock started the latter part of April
from Dartmouth for New York, hut
met with unfavorable weather off the
English coast and had to put back.
Let's start a Cumberland Gun Club.
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Opening   Announcement
SPECIAL  OFFER
For thirty days, commencing May 8th, I will make
Twelve Good  Photographs
Black and White or Sepia, size 4x6 inches, mounted in
suitable mounts, for the sum of $14.00, and will give
Free of Charge s&vs* Enlargement
from same Negative (mounted), colored in natural
colors.  Come and see me and let us talk it over.
Geo.   Barton,   Photographer
Cumberland
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The warm weather is here again and with it
has also arrived a consignment of Bestov Electric
Cookers.
These little stoves are the latest thing on the
market, and will save yoi} much discomfort this
summer by allowing you to prepare your meals
without the necessity of lighting your coal stove.
Before purchasing these stoves we considered
the question of price very carefully, and finding
the usual grill stoves way up in price and beyond
the means of the average housekeeper, we looked
around for something that was serviceable and at
the same time reasonable in price.
We found what we were looking for in the
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SEE THEM IN OUR WINDOW.
To the Editor, Cumberland Islander.
Sir,—I would like space in the sporting columns of your paper
for a few notes re the soccer football game in the final of the
McBride Shield, played at- Nanaimo last Saturday between
Wallace's of Vancouver and Cumberland United.
As the result of the game was a goalless draw after playing two
hours, the result indicates that both teams went into the fray with
determination. The Cumberland boys realized that in Wallace's
they had strong opponents, and this game turned out to be probably one of the best and hardest fought contests in the history of
football on Vancouver Island. The 3,000 spectators who witnessed the game were satisfied that the event was well worth the
money, and 1 heard many state that they had never before witnessed such a hard-fought contest.
The class of football put up by both teams was away above the
standard usually Seen around here, antl as we are now scheduled
to meet again on Saturday at Nanaimo in the replay, I believe that
this game will be much more keenly contested. The Cumberland
team is now putting in some extra training, and the Vancouver
team is probably doing likewise- There will undoubtedly be a
much larger crowd on the cricket grounds at Nanaimo than last
Saturday's brought forth, should the weather hold fine. The local
team intends to "finish it" on Saturday, as they claim they have
now got the measure of the Wallace boys, though by no means
does the local team think it an easy task, as they are going into
the fray with grim determination.* The line-up will be the same
as on Saturday last, vizj
'        CLAUIC.
SMITH. WILKINSON.
R. BROWN. T. JACKSON. S. SULLIVAN.
BANNERMAN. - O. HARRISON.
CONTI. W. BROWN. A. BOOTHMAN.
The following is the football career of each player of the Cumberland team:
J. CLARK, tlie goalkeeper, Ib well known on the Island and Mainland. Jock
ranks high among the goalkeepers of Uie Pacific Coast, as he lias on many
occasions distinguished himself In bringing off brilliant saves.. Practically
the whole of Jock's football career has boon around the province of B. C. he
having emigrated from Scotland some ten years ago and played his first game
In this province for Cumberland, though he has played for many other teams
during that period. Hn played goal for the famous Couglilan's of Vancouver
in the 1018-19 season when that team won the Mainland League championship.
This year Jock drifted back to Ills favorite learn.
HECK SMITH, right back, lias played all his football around B. C, having
played a few seasons for the Longshoremen,'Vancouver. Although of small
stature, which is very uncommon for a hack, Heck's tackling and kicking is
excellent and ranks high on the Coast among the much taller backs, and ls a
great asset to the Cumlierland team. Heck, liko Jock Clark, claims the Scotia
as the land of his birth. ,
A. WILKINSON, left back, unlike his partner, is very tall, and at times he
can take the ball right off an opponent's head by the long reach of his legs.
Although only bis first season of football, he has played some great games, aud
ls now very popular as a back. He is a native son of B. G, having been bom
on the Island.
BOBBY BROWN, right half-back, needs no introduction, as lie Is well and
favorably known ou the football Held on the Island. Bobby has played most
of his games for Cumberland, and he Is playing better football today than in
the whole of his career. He Ib a hard worker on the field, a splendid tackier
and a hard man to pass, and his playing to the forwards is a treat to watch.
He is a son of the Land o' the Heather. ,,
TOMMY JACKSON, centre half, Is a wonderful player and ranks among the
best centre halfs on the CoaBt. This.is Tommy's lirst season for Cumberland,
he having played most of his football games for Coleman, Alta. He claims
Lancashire, England, as his birthplace.
S. SULLIVAN, left half-back, like his two partners, Is hard lo beat, and this
trio makes one of the best half-back lines In the province. This Is Tommy's
Arst season for Cumberland, but he has played football around the Mainland
for many years.   He Is a son of old Scotia.
D. BANNERMAN, outside right, is a young player, la very fast and has good
control of the ball. Ills crossing at times is a treat. This is his first season
of senior football and he's a coming player. A native son of Wellington, Vancouver Island.
S. CONTI, Inside right, also llkfc his partnor, Is a native player, and
from the manner in which he controls the ball at times a person would
Imagine he had been ln senior circles for many years; he is vory tricky, a hard
worker on the field and plays well to his outsldo wing. Sackle Is also a native
son, Wellington being his birthplace.
W. BROWN, centre forward, needs no introduction, having played for Cumberland for many seasons, and is a popular player on the football field of the
Island. Although of short build, Billy is a wonderful player, and his opponents are generally a head above him, yet many times over lie Is seen tricking
his much taller opponents, and when lie gets an opportunity Is very dangerous
in front of goal.   Billy claims England as the country of hia birth.
A. BOOTHMAN, inside left, nlthough having played football for a great
number of years. Is yet full of the game aud bas a great head and uses It
well. He has the credit of keeping the Cumberland forwards well balanced.
Is a tricky player and feeds his wing mate nicely. He ls also a son of the Land
of the Rose. ,
O. HARRISON, outside left, has also played mosl of his games for Cumberland. He Is very fast and his crosses arc almost, perfect, and when given an
opportunity has a terrific shot.   He is alBo a native son, Cumberland being his
birthplace.
Yours, etc.,
NAT BEVIS,
Secretary Cumberland Football. Club
Several sport writers on the other
side of the line are taking a crack at
Jimmy Wilde, the British atom, who
has no equal In the world at 106
pounds. They think that the little
fellow should be taking a bout every
week, and that he should never worry
about being outweighed by ten or
twelve pounds. When Jimmy came
over from the Old Country he announced his willingness tu defend his
title of featherweight champion, aud
he has Jumped inside Ihe ropes on a
number of occasions and, In fact, has
been the busiest of Ihe several pugilistic champions. Dempsey has not
been mixed up In a bout for nearly a
year, and Benny Leonard has been taking things easy. But Jimmy has been
in nearly a dozen scraps Inside of six
months. The sport writers claim that
the featherweight champion Is afraid
to sign on for another go with Patsy
Wallace, who was the firat man to
knock Jimmy off his feet In America.
It was a hard punch that upset the
littlo fellow, but It caused hlm to turn
loose both his hands, and Patsy hail a
hard time during the remalndcr^of the
bout. There Is little fun for a featherweight In mixing things with bantamweights overy week. A bunch of these
boys are hungering for a scrap with
Jimmy, and If he remains on this side
long enough and the purses are right,
there is little doubt but that they will
be accommodated.
KENNEL NEWS AND NOTES
Bert Finch, well known dog breeder
and judge, is now resident In Vancouver and will be glad to hear irom any
lover of dogs In Cumberland. If >*"«
want to know anything about your
dog. just drop a line to Bert Finch, c-o
The Islander, and you will gel all Iho
Information you waul. To all lnvi'is
of dogs Bert Finch needs no Introduction; to those who uro not acquainted
with hlm Iho following notes will enlighten.
As a youngster, of Irish parents, nnd
losing them at early childhood, he wiib
taken to Shrewsbury, England, and
adopted by an uncle, who took care of
a kennel of English bulldogs of the
long In leg and herring belly typo, hut
activo as kittens and good in head,
owned hy J. hon, a druggist. Lnter he
asalstcd with these dogB and also with
a kennel of St. Bernards, owned by J.
Orovcs, the mayor of the town In those
days.
Many dogs bred and sold by Bert
Finch have won names here and ncroaa
the line. Seattle, he says, possesses
splendid specimens of various breeds.
The novice, ln his opinion, Is the
backbone of our shows and needs encouraging.
Dog stealer to pal: "These sky terriers ain't no good to steal; they're so
ugly. I canH sell this one for a dollar.
Guess I'll take It back and got the reward."
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: Whippets are gaining In favor In the
West.- At Calgary a club was formed
last month, to   hold whippet   racing.
Many people arc unaware of the
beautiful specimens of dogs owned In
II. C. Those who are fortunate enough
lo visit the Vancouver Dog Show on
May 21 aud 25 will he agreeably surprised.
Tho Into Victoria show would hnvo
heen a greater success If arranged so
that its date would be nearer Vancouver aud Nanatmo's show. The Judge
gave great satisfaction to all exhibitors'.
There are many dogs In Cumberland,
which goes to show thero are many
lovers of dogs here. Is It not possible
to form a Kennel Club and affiliate
with the Nanaimo Kennel Club? By
forming a Kennel Club all dog lovers
would get much more satisfaction out
of their pets and also a great deal of
enjoyment. Owners would also get
much valuable Information on how to
prepare their dogs for show purposes.
Mrs. Helen Hunt, an English woman
used to keep her kale, amounting to
$15,000, under her dog's kennel,
said It was safer than ln a bank.
She
If your dog Is slightly sick, keep him
warm—perhaps a dose of castor oil
„„.._ and syrup of  buckthorn  may be all
HI,lhat Is needed.
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Homing Society
Booming
J6»0 in prize money and $200 worth
of cups and medals will be awarded
by the Vancuver Homing-Pigeon Society this season. Races are held each
Saturday during fhe summer months
and prizes awarded to the best average record for the season's racing.
Various towns In the United StateB,
south of Vancouver, aro the starting
points of the races, the longest race
being 600 miles.
Italian Game
Ends in Riot
ROME. May 7.-A football match between teams representing the cities of
Lucca and Viarcggio, played at Vla-
reggio, degenerated fnto a light and
then Into a riot. A former army captain, who acted as referee, tried to intervene nnd settle Ihe difficulty when
It arose, hut failed. Carbineers then
made efforts to establish order. The
crowd attacked and disarmed them,
and they were obliged to flee to their
barracks. The mob looted a gunsmith's shop, occupied thc railway
station and barricaded the roads leading into the city to prevent the arrival
nf reinforcements. Two thousand soldiers have been ordered to Vlaregglo
to repel the disorders.
Carpentier
Joins Circus
Georges Carpentier. the French
champion, will mingle with elephants
and clowns in one of the rings of the
Sells-FIoto circus. A contract that
will net the boxer $1011,000 was made
April 24. Carpentier will make his
lirst appearance with the circus in
Washington on Monday next.
NANAIMO SOCCER MEN
PREPARE FOR BIG SEASON
NANAIMO, May 7.—With the view
of providing a team which shall he a
credit to the city In thc Inter-city summer football series, the games in which
will bo played Saturday afternoons, a
meeting was held here this week at
which the Nanaimo Football Club was
formed. As its name would imply, the
newly-formed club embraces every
other football organization in the city,
so that a thoroughly representative
team may always be secured. The
offlcrs of tho new organization are:
Hon. president, G. W. Brown; president, John Hunt; vice-presidents, D.
Brown, R. Adam; secretary, F. Hart;
treasurer, J. English; manager, J.
Clare.
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get Ford protection and service. We sell only genuine
Ford parts, at the best prices.
Pinion  $2.20
Axle Shaft   $3.90
Drive Shaft $5.50
Crankshaft $17.00
Front Spring $4.60
Rear Spring $12.10
Timken Bearings for front wheels, set $9.50
Chevrolet Mufflers installed $7.95
Wc have a large stock of Tires to choose from at the
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If people would get their
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it would relieve thc Saturday waiting.
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THE   CUMBERLAND   ISLANDER
May-8,1920.
BRIGADIER-GENERAL
EXPLAINS HIS ORDER
TORONTO, May 7.—A special dispatch from London to The
Toronto Mail and Empire says:
" 'It was my dirty duty.'
" 'Thus Brigadier-General R. E. H. Dyer, ex-commander of the
British troops in India, on Tuesday explained his order to a small
squad of troops to fire into a crowd of 5,000 Indian civilians at
Amritzar in April, 1919.
"Dyer's men killed 500 and wounded 1,500 inside of less than a
quarter of an hour.
"First praised for his action by his my act, horrible as it was.
chief, and then, when after nearly a |    «'what would have happened if t
year's   complete   suppression  of  the nad* not ordered my men to shoot? My
affair the world learned of It, repri- nttie torce  would   have  been  swept
manded, Investigated and  ordered  to away like chaff before the wind. Thou-
reslgn, General Dyer arrived in London on Tuesday to protest against
what he considers being made the
scapegoat.
" 'I am a soldier,' he said. 'It took
me thirty seconds to decide that tbe
shooting was necessary to save British
rule In the Punjab (tbe province to
which Amrltar Is.)
1 'It haB taken the Government a
year to decide that I did wrong.
" 'I shot to save British rule, to preserve India for the British Empire
and to protect Englishmen and English
women who lived under my protection.
Now I am told to go.  Every English
sands of natives were marching on the
city. At the time no one ln authority
condemned me. On the contrary, I
was given another command ot another operation afterward, as a result
of which 1 was complimented hy the
general officer commanding the troop.;
In India.
" 'Lord Hunter's commission afterwards condemned me,' he added bitterly. 'I should have been court-
martialed, but there never was any
suggestion of that.'
"General Dyer has a thickset face,
which is burned brick red from thirty-
History Repeats
Itself In Higher
Prices, It Is Shown
OTTAWA, May 7.—The disorganization of the whole economic position of
Europe due to the war is reflected In
the rise of prices, which is at present
the source of universal discontent
among the peoples, belligerent and
neutral alike, says a declaration on the
economic conditions of the world, approved hy the Supreme Council on
March 8 and tabled in the House of
Commons by Sir George Foster.
"High prices are the inevitable result of war," the declaration states,
"and ln comparison with most wars
the present situation is far from abnormal. In the Napoleonic wars prices In
England rose 76 per cent, and lt took
eight years to become normal again.
"In the American civil war, prices
rose 100 per cent, and took twelve
years or more to become normal."
man i have "met "ln"Yndla "a f>pro7e<Tot'flve >'earB' 9ervlce ln Indla"
He—Did you read my poem last
night? She—I began It. He—Interrupted, I suppose.   She—No.
Infant Mortality
In U.S. Enormous
Every year in the United States 25,-
000 mothers and 125,000 babies die because of the lack of proper care. Tomorrow's citizens are being sacrificed
because the United States ls the only
nation among 18 important powers
that has no infancy and maternity legislation. Anne Martin in April Good
Housekeeping says that: "Of the
2,500,000 babies born yearly in this
country at least a quarter ot a million
—one out of every ten babies born—
die within the flrst twelve months after
birth. Foreign countries long ago
adopted governmental measures to
save the lives of babies, and have
thereby lowered the death rate. France
loses only one out of thirteen babies
born; Australia and Sweden, one out
of fourteen; Norway, one out ot seventeen; New Zealand, which through its
most effective provisions for rest and
medical and nursing care for the
mother before and after childbirth, haa
achieved the lowest baby death rate ot
any country ln the world, and loses
only one out of twenty."
ILO-ILO THEATRE
Saturday, May 8
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SUNSHINE COMEDY
FOX NEWS
TWO
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Starting   Tonight
Saturday, May 8
Wm. Duncan
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'Man of Might'
Wednesday, May 12
BOUND
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Episode
of the
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L. LEE
'Heart of Youth'
' CANADIAN PICTORIAL
COMEDY:  IN BAD THE SAILOR
Tuesday, May 11
Graphic Film Picture
'Ashes of Love*
Chester Outing: HERE COMES THE GROOM
COMEDY: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT
Wednesday, May 12
MARGARITA
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The Tiger Lily'
Thurs.-Friday, May 13 & 14
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"The Love
_    Burglar"
Sennett Comedy: HEARTS AND FLOWERS
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BULLER'S
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On Saturday, May 15th
ONE DAY—TWO SHOWS—AT
CUMBERLAND BC
BETTER THAN  EVER
Two Performances—one at 2 p.m. and in the evening
at 8.30.
One Hundred Animals, Including Waltzing Horses.
Tight-Rope Walking Pony—Military Drill by Ponies.
McMann & Wheiler, the Flying Ring Wonders.
Raymond Brothers in Feats of Strength.
Miss Pearl Barlow's Educated Dogs.
Miss Queenie Barlow, the Greatest Child Contortionist
in the World.
Monsieur Lazard on the Wire.
Buller's Returned Soldiers' Concert Band.
ADMISSION: ADULTS, 75c; CHILDREN, 35c.
We Pay the War Tax.
EACH CHILD ENTITLED TO
A FREE PONY RIDE
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INTERESTING FACTS AND
FIGURES ON PIANO AND
PHONOGRAPH INDUSTRY
Mr. Geo. A. Fletcher, the well-known
musical Instrument dealer ot Nanaimo,
was lo town a few days ago, looking
over the local Held. In conversation
with a representative ot this paper he
made some interesting remarks on the
changes that have taken plaee ln the
piano and phonograph business ot late
years.
"The piano and phonograph indus-
I try," he said, "has undergone a complete revolution. As in all other
trades the prices and terms have
soared higher and higher with the advance ln cost ot material and labor.
"However, there ls probably no business in which the matter ot terms and
prices have so completely changed in
the last three years. Today it would
be impossible to walk Into a piano or
phonograph store ot repute and offer,
say, $25 cash and $10 per month as a
payment on a $100 piano, or $10 cash
and $5 monthly payments on a $250
phonograph, as one could do only a
few years ago. Throughout Canada
the cash payment on a piano or phonograph Is set by all Arms ot worthy
standing at 15 per cent ot the total
value. Terms are arranged covering
a period ot one year for a phonograph
and two years tor a piano. No house
ot good standing will accept less than
the above, although, as in every otber
trade, there may be some small dealers
who are willing to go below these
recognized terms.
"Small terms extending over unlimited periods are beneficial to no one
and customers are educated to save
the Interest that always accumulates
-with lengthy payments. It is possible
for almost everyone, no matter how
limited their means, to purchase a
piano or phonograph, but it is certain
that If it is a financial Impossibility to
do so Inside of two years they are not
In a position to afford an instrument,
and it Ib no kindness to sell them one.
By limiting the payments on a piano
to two years, and on a phonograph to
one, a purchaser ls also limiting the
interest, which ot course is added to
the ultimate, price of the instrument
Prominent men throughout this industry have "fought for years for better
terms and cleaner business and have
at last succeeded." I
Mrs. M. B. Tribe, of Courtenay,
licentiate of the Royal Academy of
Music, London, Eng., will take pupils
for singing and the violin, starting
from May 1st, 1920. Phone 48Y, Courtenay, B.C.
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FOR SALE—3,800 feet of Kiln-Dried
No. 1 Flooring and V-Jointing;
cheap for cash. Apply Box 83,
Union Bay, B. C. 2-20
FOR SALE—FOUR ACRES OF LAND
with three-room dwelling, barn,
garage ana other buildings; one and
a halt miles from Cumberland.
Price reasonable. Apply A. R Wesley, Cumberland, B.C.
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SEVEN HOUSES FOR SALE CHEAP.
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PRIVATE SALE OF HOUSEHOLD
Furniture, and other things. Mendel
ssohn piano, Ourney Oxford stove,
Goods can be Been by calling at Mr.
Jos. Tatt, Penrith Ave., Cumberland.
FOR 8ALE—90-OVERLAND, LAST
year's model, ln first-class condition.
Apply P.O. Box 135, or phone 97R.
SEVEN HOUSES TO SELECT FROM
at prices from $550 to $1200. T. E.
Bate. Phone 31.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A OOOD
home cheap? If so, see T. E. Bate.
Phone 31. t>
MENDELSSOHN PIANO FOR SALE,
in good condition. Apply Mr. Joseph
Tait, Cumberland, B.C.
FOR     SALE—3-ROOMED     HOUSE.
Cash or terms.   Apply to B. Pearse,
City,
1
WE ARE OFFERING SIX MONTHS
free subscriptions to the Texas Pacific Oil News to all persons sending
in their name on or before the lat ot
June, 1920, Latest information from
all points direct from Texas. Keep
posted If you have invested or contemplate investigating. York &
Webster, publishers, 419 Winch
Building, Vancouver, B.C. May 8,1920.
THE   CUMBERLAND   ISLANDER
Page Five
ASK YOURSELF
Is it comfortable, useful, durable and practical?  Is the
designing artistic and in good taste? Will the
FURNITURE
accord with the furnishings and add to the beauty and
attractiveness of the home?
Come here and we will show you furniture that is of
such' a standard that it answers every requirement.
P.O. Box 27S.
T. E. BATE
CUMBERLAND.
Phone 31.
Fred's and Joe's Place
CUMBERLAND
HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL
THE ATHLETIC AND SPORTING ORGANIZATIONS IN THE
CUMBERLAND     DISTRICT.
j      .WAVERLY   HOTEL
The House of Quality.
Phone 69.
Cumberland, B.C.
ADVERTISE  IN  THE  ISLANDER-IT PAYS
HAVING BEEN APPOINTED SOLE AGENTS FOR
THE FAMOUS
NORTHROP & LYMAN'S
FLAVORING
EXTRACTS
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE SHIPMENT
IN VANILLA AND LEMON FLAVORS.
Guaranteed pure—nothing but the finest Mexican
Vanilla Beans and Lemon Oil used in the manufacture.
2 oz. bottle, 25c, 4 oz. bottle, 45c.
OBTAINABLE ONLY AT
Mumford and Walton
Grocers, Cumberland.
Make Your Telephone
Service  More Effective
Anyone will acknowledge that promptness in answering the telephone is a courtesy shown the caller.
Promptness can be made more effective when you
announce who is speaking, with perhaps the name of
the firm. Not only is it a courtesy to the caller, but it
helps your own business—it shows you are responsive,
appreciative.
British Columbia Telephone Co.
Limited.
(J
Music and Photoplays
BAND CONCERT Bit.' SUCCESS
The entertainment given by the
Cumberland Band on Sunday last waa
a great success. There were close to
300 present when the Band opened
with "God Save the King." This con.
cert was the writer's initial appearance at any concert given by the Cumberland Band, and I cau only hope
there will be many more such enjoyable affairs.
Miss Leslie, Mr. S. Jones and Mr.
.lames Gregory assisted with vocal
contributions, with Mr. C. EdwordB as
accompanist.
Mr. P. Monte, tlie bali'dmaster, has
excellent control over his players; he
is an able musician and a bandmaster
ot unusual merit. The band has been
putting In a lot of time rehearsing and
the splendid results obtained should
command recognition at their next
performance, which It Is hoped will be
In the near future.
The only incident that marred the
concert was when a couple of sturdy
youngsters, right in the front row,
started a sort of free-for-all light, Not
content with that their next item on
their own programme was a marathon
race around the seats aud up and
down the passage ways. It is: very
annoying to the audience, embarrassing to the performers and should be
Immediately suppressed with a firm
hand.
* ♦   +
"THE 1IEA11T OF VOUTll"
Feuds hetweu neighbors arc fairly
common and usually abound in ludicrous comedy, though the feudists frequently fail to see the joke. One of
these "spite fence" quarrels forms the
basis for Lila Lee's new Paramount
picture, "The Heart of Youth," which
Is to be the attraction at the (lo-llo
Theatre on Monday evening. A farmer and the city man on the adjoining
plot have a standing argument over
the title to a spring, which provides
tlie latter with his water supply. Lllu
Lee Is the pretty granddaughter of the
farmer who complicates matters by
falling ln love with his enemy's son.
However, their love affair finally settles up the quarrel, though not until
some exciting scenes lhat are brimming over with laughs and the high
spirits of youth. Tom Forniau is the
leading man, and the picture was
directed by Robert G. Vignola.
.   *   *
MUSIC IN SOUTH AMERICA
Music seems to have taken a new
hold on the hearts and minds of South
America. Maurice Dumesnil, the
pianist, who has just returned from tlie
Southern Continent, says: "The enthusiastic response ot the South American to good music is almost unbelievable. Great crowds pack the concert
halls, and the interest runs at fever
heat;; The symphony orchestras, of
which there were several, are sold out
at every concert"
. *   *   *
"ASHES OF LOVE"
What power would the thought of
truth and justice have ou a mother's
actions if her own daughter's good
name were in the balance, is au interesting question raised ln "Ashes of
Love," the latest Ivan Abramson production made for tlie Graphic Film
Corporation, which Will be the attraction at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre on Tuesday.
In this story the daughter, on her
deathbed, confesses to the mother she
has been untrue to a husband who has
lived for her alone. The mother decides to keep the secret locked in her
heart, a determination that is weakened, as time goes on, hy the agony of
despair that takes .possession of tlie
husband in the loss of his loved Site.
She sees him gradually losing his
mind, as a result of the strain, and the
realization comes lo her that It Is her
duty to kill the memory thai Is killing
him. She tlnds herself In the position
of justice with the reputation of a
dearly loved, dead daughter on one
side of the scale antl a man's reason,
perhaps his life, on the other—and
comes to a decision. It is this de-
dlsion that leads up to Ihe biggest
climax ever written into a photoplay
and once again proves whnt a master
craftsman Ivan Abramson Is in tlie
matter of play construction. There
are many other Issues in the story, all
of which are a logical part of and help
to build up the central theme, tho result being a type ot picture that holds
a distinct appeal for every class of
audience.
* *      •
COMPENSATION IN SINKING
A singing nation Is a progressive
nation. A singing nation is never defeated in war. One cannot have a
grouch in his heart if there is a song
on his lips. You cannot hnte the man
next you quite so bitterly nfter you
have sung out of the same book and
have discovered that your voices harmonize. Instead of wishing to murdei
him you plan to make him your partner in a duet.
There are many reasons why singing
ls good for the world. There is even
compensation In the singing of the girl
in the next apartment after midnight,
for it gives you good cause to break
your lease when the landlord raises
your rent. Everyone wants to sing.
Those who can, do sing, and some who
can't, try.' Those who know they can't
are happy in the song of others; in the
change from the deadly monotony of
business life, in the opportunity to get
one's mind off high prices, tlie sorrows
of the great world and the petty
troubles within.
«     ss     ss
"TIIE TIGER I.II.Y"
On Wednesday next a brand new
"Flying A" picture, hailed as one of
the most absorbing romances ever
flashed upon'the screen, will he shown
at the local theatre. It is "The Tiger
Lily," the pictured love-story ot a
beautiful Italian girl living In America.
As played hy Margarita Fisher in the
title role, it presents a rare study In
human emotions—love, fear, sympathy,
hate, Jealousy, pathos, revenge-
brightened hy youth and romance and
touches of delightful humor.
The star, known as Carmlna, otherwise "The Tiger Lily," makes an entrancing (laughter of the South with
her* flashing eyes, supple figure and
glorious hair. Through her efforts to
keep peace and harmony in her little
community, Carmlna becomes Involved
in a chain of unusual circumstances,
from which she emerges as tlle affianced sweetheart of a young American
millionaire.
SILVER
Sandy Chapman
UNION BAY
Car for Hire
Night and  Day
Prompt Service and Careful Delivery.
Charges Moderate.
FOR
Fire, Life and
Accident Insurance
THOS. H. CAREY
Cum berland, B.C.
is becoming so valuable that it is fast approaching the point where it may be considered as a standard of value, and the discovery
of it will cause to
SPRING
up instantly in the mind of the prospector delightful visions of affluance long deferred, but
the source of sure and real pleasure is a drink
of good, refreshing Silver Spring
BEER
AT ALL THE LEADING HOTELS.
Silver Spring Brewing Company
VICTORIA,   B. C.
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Cro'ckeryware and
General Merchandise.
CHARLIE SING CHONG, Cumberland
HONG CHONG & CO.. Bevan.
NOTICE
u the County Court of Nanaimo holden at Cumberland:
In the will of the late William Roy,
deceased,
Take notice thai by order of His
Honor Judge Barker, made the 14th
day of April, 1!>20. David Roy of Royston. B.C., war, appointed executor of
the last will and testament of William
Roy. who died on or about the 24th
day of February, A.D. 1920, at Royston, B.C.
Aud further take notice that all
claims, bills and accounts against tlie
said William Roy. deceased, duly verified hy affidavit, must be presented to
Uie said David Roy for payment nn or
before the 17th day of Mny, 11120. and
'.hat all debts ami accounts due the
said decedent must lie paid to the said
.lavld Roy on or before said 17th day
of May.
P. P. HARRISON,
Cumberland, lie., solicitor foi tht
vi:hill-named executor.
LAND ACT.
Notice of Intention to Lease Land.
tn Nelson Land District, Recording
District of Nanaimo, and situate one
mile tn a nyrtherly direction from
Union Bay, on Baynes Sound.
Take notice that Arthur K. Water-
house of Port Alberni, B.C.. occupation
merchant, intends lo apply for permission to lease the following described
lauds:
Commencing at a post planted at the
southeast corner of lot eleven (tl);
fhence in a northwesterly direction,
tallowing the shore three thousand
eight hundred and fifty feet more or
less to the northpastcorner; thence
east five hundred (600) feet more or
less to the low water mark; theuce in
a southeasterly direction paralleling
the shore to a point cast of the point
if commencement; thence west to the
point of commencement, and contain-,
ing forty (40) acres, more or less.
A. E. WATERHOtTSE,
by his agent, F. C. Riley.
Dated, March 13th, 1920.
Automobiles
That Stand the Test
WHEN considering the purchase of an automobile,
be sure you select a reliable car—one -that will
stand the test. We are agents for THOS. WEEKS of
Nanaimo, and we carry the following reliable makes of
automobiles:
Chevrolet, Dodge, Chalmers,
Hudson Six, Cadillac.
We also specialize  in   REl'UBLIC   TRUCKS  and
TRAILERS of 1 to 5 tons.
THOMAS HUDSON
UNION BAY, B.C.
TENDERS FOR COAL
SEALED TENDERS addressed to thc
undersigned and endorsed "Quotation
for Coal, Dominion Buildings, British
Columbia," will bo received until 12
o'clock noon, Monday, May 17, 1920,
for the supply of coal for thc public
buildings throughout the province of
British Columbia.
Combined specification and form of
tender can be obtained from the Pur-
haslng Agent, Department of Public
Works, Ottawa, and from the Caretakers of the different Dominion Buildings.
Tenders wiil not be considered unless made on (he forms supplied by (he
Department and in accordance with
the conditions set forth therein.
Each (ruder must be accompanied
hy an accepted cheque nn a chartered
bank payable to the order of the Minister of Public Works, equal lo 10 p.c.
f the amount of thc tender. 'War
Loan Bonds of the Dominion will also
be accepted as security, or war bonds
and cheques if required to make up
an odd amount.
By order,
K.  C.  DESrtOCHEItS,
Secrclary.
Department of 1'uhlic Works,
Ottawa, Out., April 12, 1920,
NOTICE.
Owing to an error in previous notice
to owners of dogs, the date of discount
on dog tax is extended to May 15th.
n or before that date the tax is:
Dogs. -$1.00; females. $2.on. After that
date: Dogs. $2.00; females, $3.no.
Unpaid dog taxes are now overdue and
owners who neglect to obtain a Ifcense
are liable to he summoned. Police are
authorized to destroy all dogs running
at large without license tags. Tags
can be obtained at the Post Office.
C. J. BUNBURRY,
Chief of Police.
SECTION "P.
VOCATIONAL   LOANS.
Regulation* He l^ans lo Vocational
Kf-Tnilnfmt Graduates starting Jn
Business—Authority: Order-lu-Coun-
cil Para. (,t) P. C. 2829.
(1) Applications for loans-not ex-
reeding $500.00 free of interest, for five
years, for the purchase of tools and
equipment will he dealt with under the
following provisions:
la) Loans will only be made io those
men who have satisfactorily completed
a re-training course with the Department of Soldiers' Civil He-establbh-
ntent, and wish to start in business in
line with the training they have re;
celved, and who are unable to do so
ivithout such assistance.
Oil Loans may only lie made for the
actual purchase hy the Department or
Tools and Equipment necessary to
establish such men in business for
themselves, or in partnership w-iih
snme otlier person.
(o) Applications for loan must be
made within four months from J.iuii-
ary 1st, 1820, or two months from date
tf completion of re-training courso,
.vhichever is the later.
id) All applications for loans will
lie forwarded to the Director of Vocn-
lonal Training, marked Tor the atten-
iion of "Loans Oflicer."
(e) Men who have already received
loans from the Soldier Settlement
will not he eligible for loan under P.C.
2329.
(fj Under no circumstances wiil
cash loans be nhidc.
Under Sub-Sccflon **»".
"Those with a disability due to or
aggravated by War Service and who.-c
pre-war training or education has been
interrupted hy War Service and Who
are in need of assistance for tne pur-
pose of continuing su<h training or
education thus Interrupted," may get
turther Information upon application-
to the Loans Brunch. Dept. S.C.It.,
Central Building, Victoria, B.C.
W. C. WINK EL,
A.D.V.O. Page Six
TBE   CUMBERLAND   ISLANDEfi
May 8, 1920.
r
Your Boy's Clothes
Question Settled
Our first consignment
of Boys' Smart Up-to-
date Suits has just arrived and are on view.
As heretofore the usual
brand is still carried—
Messrs. Coppley, Noyes
and Randall, Ltd., whose
suits are in a class by
themsielves when it comes
to quality and style.
Our assortment comprises some very smart
designs, and the styles
are sure to please Master
Boy who is looking for a
suit after Dad's style.
Men's Summer
Combinations
The well-known brand,
"Del Park," has just arrived, and is all that is
claimed for comfort and
wear.   Price $1.95
Phone 134.
DRYGOODS
GENTS FURNISHINGS
COMOX FALL FAIR LIST
WILL BE OUT NEXT WEEK
The 1920 prize Hat of the Comox
Agricultural and Industrial Association will he out next week. Mra.
Hardy, the secretary is receiving many
applications for It. The prize list has
heen carefully revised in every department and changed to meet local conditions. There will be keen competition for the $150 silver cup presented
hy the Ladies' Auxiliary for the lady
exhibitor obtaining most points In
the classes that appeal to them most.
STOPPED AT MIDNIGBT
SAN FRANCISCO, May 7.—A police
regulation that prohibits wrestling after midnight stopped the match between Ad Santel and Jack Taylor here
last night. In nearly two hours of
wrestling the grapplers got a fall
apiece.
In the Provincial court laat Saturday Harry-Young, charged under the
White Slave Act, was lined $100.
Marie Cahn, charged with vagrancy,
was asseased $50 and costs.
1
Not being controlled by an Eastern Piano Manufacturer, we are not compelled to sell just one line of
Pianos, but can buy wherever thirty years of experience
prompts us.
Today we can offer a greater variety of makes than
any other firm on the Island, or for that matter in the
Province—right here in our Cumberland Branch.
The following makers need no introduction, as
thousands of their instruments are in Canadian homes:
THE GERARD HEINTZMAN
THE NORDHEIMER
THE CECILIAN
THE MENDELSSOHN
THE SHERLOCK MANNING
THE MOZART
HAINES BROS.
The house of "Fletcher" stands for service. For over
thirty years it has made progress, which can only come
to firms whose business and dealings spell PROGRESS.
CONVENIENT TERMS ARRANGED.
The Geo. A. Fletcher
Music Company
CUMBERLAND,   B.C.
Personal Mention
Mrs. J. Newton of Nanaimo is here
visiting Mrs. T. Graham.
.   *   .
Mr T. Graham returned from Victoria on Sunday.
ss     ss     *
J. C. Mortimer, provincial constable,
left for Nanaimo on Tuesday.
* *     ss
James M. Savage, general manager
of Canadian Collieries (Dunamutr)
Ltd., arrived in Cumberland on Tuesday and returned on Wednesday.
ss     *     ss
.Mrs. R. Pearce and Mrs. Stanley J.
Charninu, both of Victoria, are visiting
Mrs. Emily.
ss     ss '   ss
Rev. W. E. Calloway was a visitor
to Cumberland this week.
...
Rev. George Knox, pastor of the
times' Methodlsl Church, will leave on
Monday tor Vancouver to attend the
13. C. Methodist Annual Conference to
lie held in that city.
*>   *   *
Mrs. P. MoArthy left for Vancouver
on Sunday.
* ♦     ss
Born, to .Mr. and Mrs. J. Dundaa,
.May 6th, a daughter. ,
., .   .
Miss May Walker arrived ln Cumberland on Tuesday on a visit to her
parents, Mr, and Mrs. A. Walker.
ss     ss     *
Mrs. Harry Wilson of Nanaimo le
visiting friends in Cumberland.
s      *      .
Harry Norris arrived ln Cumberland
on Wednesday and Is again working in
the Government office.
s      *     t
Rev. Geo. Knox left for Nanaimo on
Wednesday morning and returned on
Thursday.
* ss      *
Mr. W. Parkin left for Nanaimo on
Wednesday morning and returned on
Thursday..
.   ..   .
Judge Barker of Nanaimo motored to
Cumberland on Thursday on business.
* *     ss
Mrs. T. Boyce and daughter, Nora,
arrived in Cumberland on Thursday
from Nanaimo, owing to the illness of
Mr, Boyce.
* *   *
Mr. Doyle arrived in Cumberland
litis week to renew old acquaintances.
* *        *
Major A. E. Robertson of Victoria,
and Captain Bates of Courtenay, of the
Soldiers' Settlement Board, were in
town Thursday.
LOCAL BREVITIES
One morning thia week, while Cumberland wns yet waking up, a wandering cow approached the red "danger"
flag used by the workmen on Dunsmuir
Avenue. "Bossy" gave it earnest attention for some moments, looking lt
over from different angles. Evidently
satisfied that it represented no alleged
Bolshevik or ultra-radical elements,
she resumed her leisurely stroll up the
main street.
Geo. Barton, the local photographer,
is making a special offer, as an opening announcement, of a dozen good
photographs for $14, with which la
given free one enlargement done in
natural colors. See his ad. on another
page.
Mumford & Walton announce the
arrival of a shipment of the famous
Northrop & Lyman's Flavoring Extracts. They have been appointed sole
agents for this line.
Furniture of satisfaction is the
special attraction of T. E. Bate thia
week.
Some 2:10 new books have arrived at
the Cumlierland Circulating Library at
Frost's Drug Store.
The Geo. A. Fletcher Music Co. advertise an extensive range of high-
grade pianos. The company can arrange convenient terms.
Ford parts with Ford protection la
the theme of the Cumberland Motor
Works ad. this week.
I "WHAT WE WANT TO KNOW"
1. What the attraction ia In the
school yard every evening about aeven,
r». Why car-riding "sounds" jazzy?
4. Who tore loose ln Nanaimo, blew
horns and yelled n' everything?
6. Who has the Colgate tooth-paste
ad. smile?
C. Why one hundred and thirty
bucks looked good to someone?
7. Who danced for a chicken?
8. Who named the cat after her
mother-in-law?
9. Why Cumberland is behind the
times? Even North field has a saxophone!?).
10. Why mother' keeps a watchful
eye from the window—on son?
11. Why "Bevan" comes to Cumberland to, take a shower-bath?
12. Do we know our business?
THE BIG STORE
FOR
Service, Quality
and Cleanliness
GINGER SNAPS—per lb 30c    BULK TEA—per lb 60c
MIXED COOKIES—per lb 35c    MAYBLOOM TEA—1-lb. pkg. 70c
BRAID'S IDEAL TEA—1-lb. pkg. 80c 8-lb. pkg. $2-25
PACIFIC MILK—Large size tins each 15e;   7 for $1.00
Baby size tins  each 10c; 11 for $1.00
THE BEST COFFEE—Fresh ground, No. 1, per lb. 80c; No. 2, per lb. 70c
LIBBY'S SWEET CHOW 9 oz., 25c; quarts, 65c
LIBBY'S GHERKINS ; 9 oz., 25c; quarts, 60c
LIBBY'S SOUR PICKLES 9 oz., 25c; quarts, 60c
LIBBY'S SWEET PICKLES 9 oz., 25c; quarts, 65c
LIBBY'S SOUR CHOW 9 oz., 25c; quarts, 60c
LIBBY'S QUEEN OLIVES 4-oz., 25c; 9-oz., 60c; quarts 65c
LIBBY'S QUEEN OLIVES—Stuffed :.. 4-oz., 25c
LIBBY'S PREPARED MUSTARD, bottle J :......... 25c
;
FOR HIGH CLASS Biscuits Try
McCORMICK'S
Jersey Cream Sodas
1,1 AND
Fancy Sweet Biscuits
They are made from the best and purest materials:
No. 1 Creamery Butter   Best Grade Flour
Fresh Sweet Milk Pure Chemicals
LADY FINGERS
MARGUERITE
FRENCH SHORTBREAD
RICH BUTTER
Phone 38.
Simon Leiser & Co.
Limited.
t
STEEL LAYING ON C.N.R.
IS BEING RUSHED NOW
A discovery is reported ln Pennsylvania which, if confirmed, will make
diamond aud oil mines, oil wells and
potato pits look cheap and commonplace. A rock is aaid to have been
found, a grain of which, dropped In a
glass of water produces a beverage
that cannot be detected from a popular
Scotch liquid, Scores of expert assay-
ers are flocking to the scene and
thirsty thousands are waiting their report with bated breath.
Track-laying along the line of the
Canadian National Railways in the
Kokailah-Cowlchan district is being
rushed forward while favorable weather continues, and better progress Is
being made now than ever before.
Steel has been laid as far as Mileage
60, and seven more miles are to be
covered before the first crossing of the
Cowichan River is reached. It will
require about two months to lay a
bridge across the channel and while
this work is proceeding the track-
laying will be held up owing to the
inability of getting rails acroas to the
other side by any other means.
By the end of the year, it is estimated, Mileage 100 will be reached,
leaving about thirty-six miles to be
laid next year. This will bring the
line to a point about five miles south
of Port Alberni.
. Work te at present handicapped to
some extent by shortage of labor, but
all the material required le available.
A suflicient quantity of rails to complete the line has been ln storage at
Colwood during the winter and steel
is being carried north as required.
The structural material for the building of the bridge over the Cowichan
River Ib also on the ground.
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
—SPECIALS —
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Headcheese.
Have you tried our {Pickled Pork
and Corned Beef ?    It is delicious.
Each Thursday morning from now
on a full line of Fresh Fish will be
on hand.
License No. 9-3902
UNION HOTEL
OPPOSITE RAILWAY STATION.
First Class Accommodation.     Heated
throughout by Electricity.
WILLIAM  JONES
Cumberland, B. C.
-      -    License No. 10-1606
New Home Bakery
Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
Wedding Caket a Specialty
NEW HOME BAKERY fc
- J. HALLIDAY
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
License No. 6-1172
by selecting the shells that
hunters from coast to coast
have proved dependable
under all conditions.
Regal
Shotgun Shells
are a double assurance ot
success for the man who
prefers ballistite powder.
Wc also carry a full line of
Canuck and Sovereign Shotgun Shells and Dominion
Metallic Cartridges — e*>Ph
backed by the big "D" tra-' •-
moik
PALMISTRY AND
PHRENOLOGY
MRS.   YOUNG
633 Hastings St., W., Corner of
Granville.     VANCOUVER, B.C.
LEN   D.   PIKET
Ex-R.A-F.
Practical Electrician.
Wiring etc.
All Orders Receive Prompt Attention.
Phone 63.
DR.R. P. CHRISTIE
DENTIST
Phone 116
Office: WILLARD BLOCK
CUMBERLAND, B;C.
CUMBERLAND   HOTEL
WM.MERRIF1ELD,   Pioprintor.
GOOD ACCOMODATION
EXCELLENT CUISINE
Dunsjnuir Ave..       CuuilHrland,'B.C.
Canada Food Board License No. 104986
r  :.
S. C. WHITE LEGHORN EGGS FOR
hatching after March 25; bred from
splendid laying strain of two-wr-old
hens and selected vigorous cockrels.
Setting (1.50, per 100 (9.00. B. Tow-
ler. Courfpnav B.C

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