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THE ISLANDER established 1910.
With which b Consolidated The Cumberland News.
THE CUMBERLAND HEWS established 1891
VOL. IX., No.
Subscription -price, $2.00 per year
The Order-in-Council, closing the
various public places In the city of
Cumberland, in view of the epidemic
of Spanish Influenza, was cancelled
on the 1st day of December. Restrictions were placed by the local board
of health in respect to the places affec
ted by the order-lii-councll, that children under 16 yenrs of age were not
allowed to enter or remain in public
pieces until further notice. The restrictions of tho board of health have
now been removed and will go Into
eVect ou Sunday, December 8th, when
children under 16 yenrs of age will
9 allowed tb attend Sunday School
. .; the public schools will reopen on
.Monday, Deceber 9th, with the excep-
■0.1 of the Primary classes.
By order of the Board of Health
(Juuiuerland, B.C., December 6th, 1918.
George A. Fletcher, of the Nanaimo
Music House, who has been conducting a branch store in this city In connection with the Magnet Cash Store,
has taken the premises over and put
his aon, Earl Fletcher, In charge. The
vill be renovated and an assortment of musical instruments, records,
sheet music, etc., will he kept in stock.
It ls the intention of Mr. Fletcher to
make the Cumberland branch an up-
to-date music house, amid has placed
his son in charge for that purpose.
FOR SALE.—Chevrolet five-passenger
touring car, In good running order,
tires nearly new, self-starter and
electric lights. Owner no further
uso.   Apply B. Grieves, Cumberland.
Mr. Justice MacDonald has handed
down judgment for the plaintiff for
for $300.00 damages and costs in the
recent action of Albert Ibbotson vs.
Lance Berkeley for malicious prosecution.
Sergeant-Major H. B. Conrod, of
this city, who Is returning from overseas, is due to arrive in Vancouver
today. Mrs. Conrod ls at Vancouver
awaiting hia arrivel, and they are due
to arrive ln Cumberland on Tuesday
James M. Savage, of Victoria, General Manager of the Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd., arrived on Tuesday.
Charles' Graham, District Superintendent of the Canadian Collieries, left
for Nanaimo on Monday and returned
on Friday.
Mrs. F. A. McCarthy left for Victoria on Monday on a short vacation.
Thomas Graham, General Superintendent, left for Victoria ou Monday
and returned on Tuesday.
The manager of the Cumberland
Electric Lighting Co., has Installed a
double-action clock in connection with
the city lighting system. The city
lights go off and on automatically for
the afternoon shift coming home at
night and the morning shift going to
work at the local mines in the morning.
Joseph Dallos left for Victoria on
Wednesday morning.
NANAIMO, Dec. 6.—At 1 a.m. a
distinct earthquake shock was felt by
residents of Nanaimo. In some parts
of the town pictures were shaken
from their hangings. In Vancouver and
Victoria the buildings are reported to
have been shaken vigorously and
swayed ln some cases out six Inches.
The exact location of the quane Is
not forthcoming as yet.
Victoria says: The severest earthquake shock recorded at Gonsales Observatory since the present instrument was installed, occurred at 12,44
o'clock this morning. The shock was
so severe that it was appreciated by
every section of the public, the tremor
disturbing sleepers and leaving its
marks. The earthquake appears to
have taken a northwesterly to southeasterly direction, as it was reported
at Bstevan at 12.40, here two minutes
later, Vancouver at 12.44, Seattle at
12.45. Superintendent Dennison estimates the maximum of disturbance at
one hundred miles from Victoria off
the West Coast of Vancouver Island.
The tremor appears to have been most
marked at Estevan, that portion of the
island seaboard being in line of weakness of the Pacific slope.
and they unanimously came to the
conclusion that the Miser and his accomplices ought to be tried by an
International court. They also reported strongly In favor of punishment to
those guilty of murder on the high
seas, and the abominable ill treatnent
of prisoners. The reason for action
on the part ,i the Allies Is said to bo
"a regrettable incident during which
a supervisor of a prisoners' camp shot
three Frenchmen."
LONDON, Dec. 6.—Tho man who,
more than any other person, Is responsible for Germany's policy, Is Er-
nest Daumig, according to the Berlin
correspondent of the Daily Express.
He is now president if the National
W. Allen, engineer on the Esquimau & Nanaimo Railway, left for Nanaimo on Wednesday.
George Tarbell left for Vancouver
on Mondoy.
This city wos shaken by an earthquake at 12.40 on Friday morning.
The first symptoms were as though
tlie town had been struck by a cyclone
and then a gentle rocking from north-
cast to southwest that lasted a few
seconds. Electric light fixtures began
to swing and in places dishes fell to
the ground, causing considerable excitement. At 3.55 Cumberland felt
another slight shock, but not so violent as the first.
In Grace Methodist Church on Sunday services will be as follows: Morning service at 11 o'clock; Sunday
School at 2.30 o'clock; and evening
service at 7 o'clock.
The funeral of the late Margaret
McNIven, aged 39 years, beloved wife
of Peter McNIven, took place on Sunday, Rev. James Hood officiating.
Mrs. John Liddell left this morning
for Chemainus on a short visit to her
daughter, Margaret, who ts HI with
the Flu.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6.—An earthquake of great intensity, approximately 2500 miles south ot Washington,
was recorded today on the seismograph at Georgetown University Observatory, beginning at 3.45 o'clock,
continuing one hour, and one ahock
at 4 o'clock was so severe that it dislodged needles from the machine.
Note.—Dbnnlson Bays there is close
association with quake in South America and he connects this tremor with
disturbances reported from Washington.
LONDON, Dec. 6.—Serious disorders
and considerable flrnig occurrred In
the principal streets of Berlin, according to reports reaching the Dutch-
German frontier, says au Exchange
Telegraph dispatch from Amsterdam.
PARIS, Dec. 6.—Attention is called
to the coincidence that President Wilson will arrive in Paris on Friday,
December 13th, by Dr. Marcel Hutln
In the Echo de Paris.
GENERAL FOCH.—In supremo lomuinnd of the Allied forces in
France. And GENERAL HAIG, Field Marshal of the British army,
whose courage and stamina has defeated the Huns.
There will be morning service with
Holy Communion ln Holy Trinity
Church on Sunday at 11 a.m., Instead
of at 8.30 a.m. Evening service at 7
Walter White, of Vancouver, arrived
in Cumberland on Sunday and left
again on Tuesday.
The Public Schools will reopen on
Monday morning,
George Wnrron, of Calgary, advance
agent for "Hearts of the World," was
here on Wednesday and completed the
•arrangements for the production of
this famous picture show of twelve
reels, at the Ho Ho Theatre on Tuesday, December 17th.
The report of the City Council is
unavoidably left over' for publication
until next week.
Mrs. H.  Mitchell  returned  to  her
home on Wednesday.
Loy Lewis, a Chinaman, was arrested on Wednesday by Constable
Rushford. He was found to have ln
his possession when on the road to
Chinatown, 15 tins of opium, valued
at $2,000. When his case came up for
trial he was found guilty of having
opium in his possession and fined
$500.00 and costs, which he paid.
Cumberland Emergency Hospital at
the School Building was closed on
Wednesday, the remaining patients
being removed to their respective
LOST.—On the Toad to the Company's
Farm, a sack, containing raincoat,
hat, and a pair of pants. Reward on
returning same to thi; office.
A. R. Klcrstead and Charles Reynolds, of this city, were arrested at
Oyster River on Saturday evening last
under the Game Act, and were charged with illegal hunting, and given a
preliminary hearing on Wednesday,
when their case wos adjourned until
Thursday next.
Thomas E. Banks left for Vancouver
on a business trip on Wednesday.
Mrs. Henry Hurst, mother of Mrs.
Rideout, of the local millinery parlor,
returned to Victoria on Wednesday.
Robert Thomson, who is here on
leave from overseas, left for Vancouver on Monday.
LONDON, Dec. 6.—In a detailed restatement of policy issued by Lloyd
George today calling a forced trial
and punishment of men responsible
for the war, however high their place,
he pledged the entire Influence of the
British Government at the Peace Conference to seo that justice was done.
In declaring for the expulsion and
exclusion of all enemy aliens from
British soil, the Premier pointed out
that a considerable portion of enemy
residents ln the United Kingdom during the war had abused British hospitality, and thus had forfeited their
claims to remain. In a statement
Lloyd George said: "The kaiser must
be prosecuted. The war was a hideous, abominable crime, a crime which
sent millions of the best young men
of Europe to death and mutilation and
has plunged myriads ot homes into
desolation. Is no one responsible? Is
no one called to account? Is there to
be no punishment? Surely that is
neither God's justice for men responsible for the outrage on the human
race, and they must not be let off
because those heads were crowned
when they perpetrated the deed. The
British Government referred the question of the culpability of the kaiser
and his accomplices to law officers,
COPENHAGEN, Dec. 6.—Allied and
American forces will temporarily
occupy Berlin, as exercising police
supervision, according to tbe Deutcho
Allemagne Zeltung, of Berlin.
PARIS, Dec. 5.—Paris is filled to
overflowing, and prices of all hotel
rooms following the requisitioning of
25 hotels for the Peace Conference
purposes have doubled and trebled
and are still going up. Food Is still
in ers'.rlction, and prices generally are
similarly mounting People arriving
ln the city frequently go to fifteen or
twenty hotels before they secure any
rooms. The city ls getting more
crowded daily with the bulk ot the
Conference officials and others interested in getting rooms, such as several hundred of the world's newspaper
LONDON, Dec. 6—The entire Turkish fleet is now ln the hands of the
Allies, he Admiralty announced today.
The warships, after surrendering,
were interned in the Golden Horn at
Constantinople. The former German
Cruiser Goeben was among the surrendered vessels.
LONDON, Dec. 6.—The substance
of discussions in London this week
between representatives of Great Britain, France and Italy, with regard
to the coming Peace Conference were
cabled to the American Government,
and It Is believed that the message
reached President Wilson before he
sailed for Europe.
Reuter's Limited says there is reason to believe that the President's advisors think the views of Conference
will coincide with those of the President. Responsible opinion holds that
the ex-emperor and other persons wbo
are guilty should be dealt with by tribunals of the associated governments.
"Not dead, but sleeping.
"Night   came   releasing   them   from
Whon a hand from out of darkness
Touched them and they slept."
The funeral of the late William O.
Harrison took place on Sunday, Doc.
1st, from the family residence on
Penrith Ave., to the Cumberland Cemetery. The deceased was born at
Green Bay, Wisconsin, 64 years ago,
and camo to Vancouver Island lu 1874.
He was a resident of Wellington and
Cumberland for 44 years, the latter
place for 20 years." Most of the time
he was weighmastcr for R. Dunsmuir
& Sons, until a few years ago, when
he became manager of the Cumberland Waterworks Co., Ltd., of which
he was a heavy shareholder.
His death was very sudden. He retired for the night, seemingly quite
well, but passed away and brought tbo
bitter cup of Borrow to the lips" of
friends and relatives.
The casket and hearse, which carried tho remains to their last resting
place, though difficult to secure, were
covered will beautiful flowers in abun
dance, and was followed by a large
cortege of automobiles.
The pallbearers were: Georgo W.
Clinton, Frank J. Dalby, Frank Dallos,
Hugh Bates, Charles Mussatto and
John Shortt.
Floral Tributes: Pillow, family;
cross, Mr. and Mrs. Oeo. W. Clinton;
wreaths, Mrs. Boyd and family, of
Nanaimo; Cumberland & Union Waterworks Co., and Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co.; W. H. Wall and family.
Vancouver; sMr. and Mrs. Thomas Edwards, of Vancouver; Mr. and Mrs.
E T. McMurtrle, Union Bay; Mr. and
Mrs. F. H. Wall, Vancouver; Mr. aud
Mrs. A. J. McMurtrle, Ladysmith;
Thomas and Harlo, Ladysmith; Mr.
and Mrs. Frank J. Dalby, Mr. and .Mrs.
Frank Dallbs.    Sprays, Mr. and Mrs.
It. Curry. Vancouver; Mr. and Mrs.
.1. Crlpps, Vancouver; Dr. and Mrs.
O. Randall, Vancouver; .Mr. and Mrs.
A. T. Wall, Nanoose Bay; Mr, and Mrs.
A. H. Glover, Union Bay; Mr. and Mrs.
J. Wall, Nanaimo. Crescent, Mrs. II.
Reese and Miss Annie Reese.
Among those present and who attended the funeral were: W. II. Wall
and daughter,'of Vancouver; A. J.
McMurtrle. of Ladysmith; Nell Bow-
oter, of Nanaimo; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred
Wail and Joshua Wall, ot Nanaimo;
Robert Curry, of Vancouver; Alfred,'
John nnd Mrs. Byod, of Nanaimo; William and Ollie Harrison, of Chicago.
The house to house collection will
take place early next week, as tho
usual date, December 24th, would not
be convenient to most people. It Is
possible that some might think thnt
tbe work of the Red Cross is no longer
necessary now that hostilities have
ceased, but upon reflection all must
perceive that this not the case. Unfortunately the hospitals are still full
of wounded men needing succor, and
wil] be for months to come yet. ln
addition to this the epidemic throughout tbe continent has hindered the
work very much, anil the secretary
read au urgent appeal In the Dally
Province of a recent date, exhorting
all to do tbelr utmost to make up the
deficiency of tbe last few months.
The October and November collections were omitted iu Cumberland, by
order of the board of health, but let us
see to It that the Society loses nothing
through this, rather let tho result be
a practical demonstration of our
thankfulness that the war Is over.
The Bewlng meetings in the Council
Chambers? will be started as soon as
arrangements can be made, but in the
meantime sewing and wool for knitting can be obtained from Mrs. Hideout's store. AMY H. CLINTON.
Robert Herron and Lillian Qish, In "Hearts of the World.'
With Guy Empey
Sergeant First Royal Fusileers, of London
Vitagraph's Big Nine Reel Production
of Empey's World Famous Book
Admission, Adults, 25c.
Ilo Ilo Orchestra, Three Pieces
Usual Saturday Night Dance, From 9 -a.
to 12, in Ilo Ilo Hall
Lillian Glf.li In a scene from Griffiths' ma
tremendous background of the terrillle str
uterplece »f lovo,
uggie in France, TWO
u% .Mattfar
Published every Saturday by the Islander
Publishing Company at Cumberland,
B.C., Canada.   Telephone 3-5.
In the groat drive last October one
American regiment got too far in front
of tbe fighting and found Itself caught
ill a forest, surrounded by the enemy
and cut off from rescue. Some ono
escaped to bring tbe news. Theu the
youngest part of tbe army—the air
service—prepared to bring comfort
and aid. Every day for five long days
tho airmen flow over to drop packages
of food aud messages of encouragement till the main line caught up.
Though some had been killed and
many wounded under the constant
shell lire, the survivors In the wood
had kept their morale. "Pressed on
every side yet not crushed, pursued
yet not forsaken, smitten down yet
not destroyed," they had kept up
courage because they knew help
would come.
The war In France is not all of the
war. If we believe in democracy we
must stand by every placo where democracy is in danger; and if we believe in Christ we must prepare to
bring aid to every sector where the
Son of God goes forth to war. He
lights "not against flesh and blood,
but against principalities, against
powers, against the rulers of the dark
ness of this world, against spiritual
wickedness in high places." The war
for democracy ls just one part of His
On one neglected front 4000 miles
away a whole nation has been for
three years in thc position of that
imperilled regiment. A Christian
race, they had been living too far
within the enemy's lines to be safe!
Holding the frontier for us, they have
paid a fearful price, for every generation bas undergone a massacre on the
least excuse or none. Yet they have
held out somehow, "pressed on every
side but not crushed," encouraged
through Christian schools and
churches and friendship, until the
horrors of 1016. Then in one concerted drive tbelr country was stripped
ml the people exiled before Europe
or America knew anything about it.
Belgium we know; hut "for these
pci pie that huve lived so far away
among fanatical heathen masters," as
a missionary says, "who is there to
speak?" Some one did speak at last;
word was brought back to tbe main
lines, but only after 3,000.000 people
had been thrust out of their homes
and driven out iuto the desert to die.
Could tbe remnant hold out till help
came? The beleagured race bad endured the unfairesl attack tile world
bad ever seen. Fahers aud older brothers bad been captured, taken In
gangs outside their villages and shot
down. Mothers and their families bad
been ordered out of their homes wltb
no chance to pack up food or clothing
for tbe long journey. Girls of high-
school age bad beon stolen to be
slaves or worse in cruel heathen
bonies. Tbe great rank and Ilio of
the captive army had gone where lit
waa bard to reach them—out Into tin'
hostile desert, unfed and unsheltered
refuse of the war with God.
"A noble army, men and boys, the
matron and tbe maid;" that Hue of
our hymn has come ulive in tbe near
East. .Most of thc men nnd boys have
already "climbed tbe steep ascent, of
heaven"; they have chosen death. But
could tbey not have made terms of
peace? The only terms were such as
:i soldier must reject. Suppose a captive Canadian soldier were promised
life on condition of working his enemy's gun? * * * * Then how could
an Armenian accept life on condition
ul denying allegiance to his Com-
ander-ln-Chief? If tlie soldier would
give his life for a country known
only three hundred years, what would
you expect of au Armenian whose
people bave been true to tlieir religion
nearly six times as long? Tbey wero
pioneers of Christianity, They have
obeyed Christ so long that It Is
grained In. The women have stood
their ground, too.
"I will not turn," said one school
girl, urged again and again to reconsider nud save herself, from wha'fate
she well knew. "Nobody ean mix In
my decisions.   I will not turn, und It
is I myself that say it."
And what of the little four-year-old
who came walking barefoot into a relief station, a week alone on the road,
her only clothing a torn pinafore, and
her only food, who knows what scraps
aud refuse? Was she not a good
soldier, too?
Since 1915 Christian America has
I een sending help to that vast sorrowful company—a million and a half in
dire distress, at least half a million
little orphaned children. Hundreds
f.f thousands of the wanderers did die,
yet a few in every group won through
to some relief station in Asia Minor,
or to safety across the border in
Russia, Persia or Egypt. Did you
help? Most of these first refugees are
already on the way to be self-supporting. The boys and girls are In school
learning how to make their living, the
older people are provided with new
materials to take up their old trades.
Hut. after all, these fortunate ones are
just the fringe of the besieged, only
the outskirts of the forest that ls being recaptured. The British army,
victorious in Palestine, has already
released pitiful thousands more,
"smitten down, but not utterly destroyed." living God knows how. For
them the urgent need Is more money
at once for shelter and clothing and
Last year the Sunday Schools of
Canada gave over $100,000 to win the
war ln the near East. This year they
plan for a gift of $200,000, just one-
tenth of the $2,000,000 asked from the
schools of North America. This means
that the help of every school will be
needed If the relief is to reach the
sufferers, Only 28,000 schools in the
United States and Canada out of
about 200,000 had a share In the gift
sent last year. Our watchwords thhis
year must he "Double our Gifts" and
"Double tiie Number of Giving
Schools." Plan for big results. You
have plenty of time if you begin now.
Make sure that your school has a
share in the $2,000,000 gift of 1919 by
doing your best on Januaryl9t.Ii next
—the old Armenian ChriBtmas—when
the relief offering is to be taken in
all the Sunday Schools of Canada. A
letter and package of literature are
being sent to every available minister
and Sunday School Superintendent In
Canada by the Executive Secretary of
the Canadian Committee, Rev. S. T.
Bartlett, Wesley Buildings, Toronto.
He will be glad to send to any enquirer full particulars of the appeal.
Germans Shed Their Wings
LONDON, Dec. 5.—There will be no
formal surrender of German airplanes
as was at one time expected, because
it has been found impracticable to
assemble 2000 airplanes at one place,
und it is extremely doubtful If Germany bas a sufficient number if reliable pilots for that purpose. Hence
tlie first surrender in history of an
air fleet being effected by piece meal.
Tlie Germans are shedding their
wings in the course of their retreat
and the advancing Allies are picking
them up.
Women Seek 1'arllumentary Honors
LONDON, Dec. 5.—Among the candidates for Parliament nominated yesterday were four women. They Include Miss Pankhurst, daughter of
Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, the Suffragette leader; Mrs. Frederick Peth-
Ick Lawrence, joint editor of "Votes
for Women," Miss Mary McArthur,
secretary of the British Women's
Trades Union, and Countess Georgl-
aun Mnrklevtcs, of Dublin, tbe Sinn
Fein lender.
must count as no Christmas of recent
years has counted. The spirit of
Christines must be kept up. Only
sensible, wisely selected things can
bo given, and ono gift should provide
for many. Here lt ls—an ideal gift,
for one and the whole family are sure
to be delighted with It. The Youth's
Companion fills the hill completely,
coming ull new Ei2 times a year. Stories, Articles, Receipts, Special Pages
and more in quantity for all ages than
any monthly mugu2inc gives ln a year.
A distinct bonefifio all hands. You
give cheer, uplift, Inspiration and entertainment—an actual need of these
times. The Companion Is still only
$2.25 a year.
Don't miss Grnco Richmond's great
serial, Anne Exeter, 10 chapters, beginning December 12.
The following special offer ls made
to new subscribers;
1. The Youth's Companion—52 Issues of 1919,
2. All the remaining weekly Issues
of 1918.
8, The Companion Home Calendar
ror 1919.
All Ihe above for only $2.25, or you
may Ineludo
I. McCall'B Magazine—12 faBhlon
numbers. All for only $.125. The two
magazines may bo soul to separate
addresses If desired.
Commonwealth Ave., & St. Paul's St.,
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New subscriptions received at this
Make Your Chrisir
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Silk and Wool Sweater Coats and Sweater Sets
Silk, Georgette Crepe and Silk Crepe de Chene Waists
in new advance styles.
Hand embroidered Handkerchiefs in fancy Xmas boxes
and novelty Calendar folders.
Xmas Novelties in ladies' Silk and Silk Crepe Neckwear.
Novelty designs in men's Neckwear and Mufflers suitable for Xmas gifts.
Military Brushes, Shaving Sets, Dressing Cases, Manicure Sets, Handbags, Cut Glass, Etc.
License No. 8-19224
"What Phonograph Shall I Buy?"
How many times, when the subject of purchasing
a phonograph or talking machine has come up, have
you asked yourself this question !
The Edison tone test answers it for you,
completely, convincingly.
Over two million music lovers have been present
when this test was being made; and they have
realized, as you will realize, that the New Edison
alone can actually re-create the human voice and
the music of human-played instruments.
It is all-important that you hear
"The Phonograph with a Soul"
mst it is the only instrument that re-creates the singer's voice so
ll'ully tlmt the human ear cannot distinguish the rendition of the
it liom that of the New Edison.
The wise way to choose your phonograph is to have the several
it phonographs and talking machines sent to your home on
here you can make direct comparisons among them, and then
!■.- which one you would like to keep—which one you think you
lid enjoy hcarins as much live years Irom now as you do to-day.
Pe your own salesmen. Sell a phonograph to yourself. We will
Ily s-nd a New Edison to* your home for the purpose, without
jjjtion on your part.
rid, ivh
G. A. .Fletcher Music Co.,    Cumberland, B.C.
Fire, Life and
Accident Insurance
Cumberland, B.C.
Office:   KING BLOCK,
Cumberland, B.C.
When names are not listed
in Directory ask for
The furnishing of prompt nnd oft'octlvo telephone service is
possible only when culls nre ninth' by number, following consultation of the directory.
If the name Is not listed, ttsk "Information." She Is always
willing to help you.
British Columbia Telephone Co., Ltd.
of the DRINKS
Buy the products of the
Ask for the Brands that are the Best
Alexandra Stout is sure to satisfy.
U.B.C. Beer   The Beer of Quality.
Silver Top Soda Water
CaSCade Beer   The Beer Without-a Peer.
Full line of Pure
Fruit Flavors.
It is primarily a love story, a
romance of a young boy and
girl, caught on the eve of
their wedding day in the
maddened maelstrom of war
-the Great War!
It visualizes for you—The
German Advance-The German Brutality—The Fiendish
War Inventions-The Liquid
Fire—The Poison Gas-But
Always the Tremendous
Human Note is There-the
Love of a Man for a Maid.
It is a Masterpiece that will
live in history.
It is a priceless human document that will place the entire
civilized world in Mr. Griffith's
debt for generations to come.
In it is preserved, with all the
tender poignancy of pathos,
the Human Side of the Great
War-not merely battle scenes
but the effects of this war
upon the Hearts of the World.
With an Orchestra of Artistes of Metropolitan Repute
PRICES: Evening, 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50
_ Si!     These prices universal throughout the United States and Canada, under bond with Mr. Griffiths, until 1920.
It is another Griffith Triumph—A Story more vital than "The Birth of a Nation"—It is a Magnificent Success-
You must see it—All former productions pale into insignificance when compared to this Superproduction of the#
Wizard of Photo-Filmic Art--It might well be called a Cinema Grand Opera, so well does the musical accompani-'
ment fit the picture--There is a theme running through the symphony indicating every important character, and
every gesture is timed with the music—The picture might easily be understood without titles, as the music interprets the scenes so exactly.
The Influenza Germ is in
He hates Fresh Air.
him o'tt.
Buy an Electric Fan and keep
He cannot exist where there is plenty of Light. The
remedy is obvious.
Shiver in a cold room and he will jjet you for sure.
We have Electric Stoves, Electric Bed Warmers.
Wt are pleased to show you any of the above if you
care to call at our store; there are no germs there.
Cumberland Electric lighting
Phone 75 Co., Ltd. p. Q. 314
Royston Lumber Co. #^<$^<&^-M##-#*^l>^#^#^<»^
Slab Wood (double load)...$4.00
First Class Accommodation.    Heated
throughout by Electricity.
Cumberland, B. C.
License No. 10-1606
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.
D. Campbell's
Meat Market
Young Steer Beef,
tender and juicy.
Veal, Pork and Mutton.
Cambridge Pork Sausage
Home-made Sausage
Polish Sausage
Veal Loaf
Boiled Ham
Ham Bologna
Have you tried our Pickled Potk
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
The Great   Removal   Sale
Commenced on November 30th
The entire stock of Dry Goods must be sold
in the next few weeks. Why not make your
selection today and save money at Bargain
Why Pay $40.00 ?
When you can get beautiful Ladies' Suit for
$26.95, with Style up to minute and Quality
the best.
Marocchi Bros. Nevf Home Bakefy
1        r -" Fresh Bread, Cakes,
Pies, etc.
GrOCerS and Wedding Caket a Specialty
Dunsmuir Ave.,      Cumberland.
License No. 6-1172
Cumberland and Courtenay, B.C.
License No. 8-25489
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Agent for the  HARMONOLA
All the latest Books, Magazines
and Periodicals.
Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland, B.C.
WM.   MERRIFIELD,   Proprietor.
Dunsmuir Ave..       Cumberland, B.C.
Canada Food Board License No, 10-4986
Charlie Sing Chong
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Crockeryware and
General Merchandise.
HONG CHONG & CO., Bevan.
JP       THE      ~%
tyv   FAIR DEAL STORE      ^
Terrorist Revolution In Berlin
PARIS, Dtfc. 5.—A terrorist revolution under the leadership of Dr.
Llebnicht, tbe Radical Socialist, will
break out tn Berlin on Friday evening,, according to advices received by
the Zurich correspondent ot the Journal. Llebnicht, says the report, has
15,000 men well armed. The population of Berlin, according to the report,
ls at the mercy of tbe marauders, and
there appears to be no authority there.
Britain Must Maintain Naval Stiprc
LONDON, Dec. 6.—The British naval
authorities have decided that it will
bo unnecessary to demand the return
of Heligoland to Great Britain from
Germany, Winston Spencer Churchill.
Minister of Munitions, announced In
a speech at Dundee. Mr. Churchill
also adds: "We enter the Peace Conference with the absolute decision that
no limitations shall be imposed to our
right to maintain our naval defence,
We do not intend, no matter what
at'gumenlH and appeals are addressed
to us, lo lend ourselves ln any way lo
any fettering restrictions which will
prevent Ihe British navy maintaining
Its well tried and well deserved supremacy.
Fond Hints In Cologne
COPENHAGEN, Dec. 5.—Machine
guns were used in suprcsslng food
riots In Cologne on Tuesday, according to reports received here. Several
stores In different parts of the city
were plundered. After plundering the
stores great crowds gathered at the
food depot, hut the "Wolfaro Committee" of Ihe city decided to suppress
the disturbance without mercy. The
mol) retreated when machine guns
were brought into play. Other casualties occurred In conflicts between
mobs and police throughout the
night. FOUR
In   this   article   Mr.   David   Wark
to become soldiers. The proposition
that he give up his daily work tor two
years in order to learn how to kill
Griffiths, noted author and moving
picture director, gives sonic of the men he never saw would have been
conclusions reached by him as a re- rejected with Indignation hy every
BUlt of his recent tour of the European German alive. But the progress of
battlefrbnt, during which he was raising the great German army was
given opportunities to sec what was insidious and fascinating. Consider
going on In the war such as have the case of the German farm boy.
been granted no other man in civil From infancy he has been getting up
Hie, at daybreak! he haa worked all day
•Hearts of thc World" will appear in the fields when not pegging away
al the Ilo Uo Theatre one night only, at school. At night he crawled into
Tuesday, December 17th, by David W. his weary bed. Day followed day in
Griffiths, v.-ho staged his latest master sodden succession. Nothing came to
piece on the battlefields of France.       lighten his life.   Every day was like
This awful thing must never be every other day and every day was a
allowed to happen again as long as dny of hitter uninteresting toll. The
the world lasts. That is the thought time came when he was called to the
lhat wns uppermost in my mind as I colors. He found himself transformed
stood ln the front line trenches in into a young god. He stood at a
Flanders and watched the horrid tra- palace gate with a drawn sabre flash-
gedy of war blazing back and forth Ing In his hand. A silver breastplate
across the waste:; of No Jinn's Land, covered the swelling chest that but
And that is the universal cry that is yesterday was concealed hy a soiled
coining from all the tortured nations farmer's smock. On his head was a
at war. All Europe is presssing on to silver casque with a tall horsehair
more fighting, more blood and more plume that nodded and tossed In the
suffering, in tho hope that this debacle breezes. When he went on guard duty
of slaughter mny sweep warfare out a magnificent military hand escorted
of the world forever. This desolate him down the Linden. Emperors and
and piteous cry has probably followed princesses answered the salute ot his
every war since the world began. Has gleaming sword. At times he rode
our anguished prayer any better forth on a proud charger who minced
eimnee to be heard than all the other his steps like a dancing master,
cries for peace that come echoing with This was the farmer boy's day of
mockery to us out of the Illimitable glory Never thereafter would he walk
sorrows of the past? the plow furrow with the same sodden
From my own experiences at the step. He had lived. And it was the
front it occurs to me that our genera- grim cruel monster War who had
tion has perhaps a better weapon to made him live, who had breathed this
use against war than those who wept subtle flattery Into his ear to make
iu ages gone by. To my mind It is* hlni a slave for future slaughter,
clear Cat this grim reeking monster, To a les:;er degree this waB true In
War, Is vory likely to perish from the other countries. The sentry of the
earth forever owing to a shortage of Horse Guards in London was the
his favorite food—Romance. proudest sight luEngland.    Our civl-
There is no question at all that wars ILiation 1ms been guilty of our tragic
happen very largely owing to the error. It has made the machinery of
eagerness of soldiers for adventure, pence dull, tiresome, stupid, old. It
'llie military caste in every country has made the machinery of war vivid,
is ever pressing for war. If there had picturesque, beautiful, attractive,
been no military caste, in Germany Armies are proud, they tingle with
Hi mc wouhl have been no war. And pride. Peace Is lived by the rules of
without the picturesque glamor that old men. Young men go to war and
always ha:; gone with armies there light until the world thrills with their
would have been no military enste.      fighting.    Theu old men take up the
Stripped oi* its feathers, it w mid threads and lay down the rules by
have  been  difficult  to persuade men which the world shall live.   And they.
Our 1918 Display
Now Complete
Don't fail to see our big assortment
oi Dolls, Toys, Games, Rocking
Horses,   Sleighs,    Dolls'    Carriages,
Velocipedes, etc.
Buyers will find it very much o their
advantage to reserve heir orders until
they see our lines.
T. E Bate
Christmas Sale of Specials:
We are hnving a Special Sale for Christmas of Chocolates,
Candied Peel, Seeded or Seedless Raisins, Currants, nice Okanagan Apples, Japanese Oranges, and all kinds of Nuts. Vou
will he surprised when you see how all our prices are lower
than you can purchase elsewhere.
Cnmc Knrlj nnd Save from 5 to In per cent, on your lotiil pur.
dun c.
K.   ABE   &   CO.
send back the glowing young hero of
yesterday to live again the sodden life
of the dawn-to-sunset worker.
War has been described as the failure of peace; and his is one of the
reasons why it has failed again and
again and yet again and always
throughout the ages. Peace does not
offer enough latitude for youth; and
the young blood that flows hot and
strong. Various remedies have been
offered for the correction of this crucial error of civilization. It appears
to me that the evil is about to correct
itself. It is an old saying that every
disease has its own cure. But we go
further than this; every disease is in
fact its own cure. The defence that
science has erected against smallpox
Is a pocket edition sized and cured hy
the aroused blood corpuscles.
I have a feeling that this war will
do a great deal toward squeezing the
romance out of army life. The dreadful squalor of modern fighting gives a
new aspect to this age-old drama.
After the war is over, the farmer
may go hack to the palace gate; he
may wear again the gleaming cuirass;
his sabre mny flash as of old,-but it
will never be the same. Under the
shining armor he will, In Imagination
feel the cVawlfng vermin of the
trenches. When the military band
escorts him down the Linden he will
remember how, on another day he was
escorted into a trench that crawled
with lice and gave forth reeking vile
odors; that was horrible with filth and
mud. Never again can they make him
feel romantic about the business of
making war. Tills life of a soldier in
modem war is the life of an underpaid, overworked ditch digger, compelled to live in discomfort and danger. Taking It by and large, the life
of a modern soldier is almost as dull
and monotonous and tedious as the
life of the dullest civilian. All the
glamor has gone. All the magnificence
of the manoeuvring armies has passed.
The armies do not manoeuvre any
more. They go to live in a ditch and
stick there (literally) until they are
relieved hy other troops. Even the
awful grandeur of the artillery duels
of the past has heen eliminated. The
modern gunners usually do not know
what they are shooting at; seldom see
what their target, is and sight their
guns hy mathematics. The courier
with the foaming charger of other
wars has become a desk telephone ln
this war. There are still gallant
charges—probably such stupendous
deeds of bravery have never been
witnessed before in the whole .history
of the war; but it is different. The
Othello of tomorrow, as he relates his
exploits to his Desdemona, can bo
imagined as telling how he led a
charge against the enemy:
"And did it win the battle?" the
wondering maiden will enquire.
And the truthful Moor will reply:
"Nay; there were 3000 odd charges
made along the 500-mlle front that
afternoon and mine was one of them."
It ls too big. Too vast. The hero
of war is lost. . His deeds of heroism
have been swallowed up. He is a
speck In a mighty picture. He is a
grain of sand on a vast stretch of sea
beach.   He is an atom.
That's not the stuff upon which the
war monster can feed with safety.
With the adventure gone and the pic-
turesqueness gone, the war monster
is due for a very slim diet. And there
is another, still more compelling reason upon which perhaps we may venture to lean. This is an age of intense
individuality. In this age, people are
struggling for individual expression.
Every man and every woman Is aware
of the God-given  right to he heard.
War denies individuality to men. It
ships them in bundles and kills them
In bundles and buries them in open
ditches. War is out of tune with the
times. This is one of the strongest
reasons why we must fight on at any '
cost until Germany is beaten.
The giving of world power to Germany means the submersion of the
Individual. It means turning men
Into machnles. It means crushing
every human soul into a mould.
CHRISTMAS  GIFTS that will be appreciated.
KOCKEltS, in fumed goldon oak and mahogany, from 155 to $10.00
.Music anil China Cabinets, Parlor Suites and Congoleum Rugs,
Ladies' Dressers, and Chiffoniers.
We have just opened up several cases of beautiful China, suitable
for Christmas Gifts.
For the Children we havo Dolls, In all sizes, Mechanical Toys,
Teddy Hears, Kindergarten Sets, Games, Horns.    Everything to
ninkv the Children Happy.
A Court of Revision to correct and
revise the Voters' List for the Municipality of the Corporation of tho City
of Cumberland will be held in the
City Council Chambers on Tuesday,
December 10th, at 7.30 p.m.
Tho Court shall have power to hear
and hy a majority vote to strike out
the name of any person Improperly
placed on the list or to place on the
list the name of any person improperly omitted from such list.
City Hall, A.  McKINNON,
November 29th, 1918.       City Clerk.
Buy Goods at The Big Store
Save Money for Victory Bonds
There Is absolutely no doubt about tho values you get at The Big Store.
In many cases we are selling goods blow what lt would cost us to buy tho
same goods today wholesale.
Take Flannelettes fur a sample: We can give you good valuos in both
white and striped Flannelette from 23c. to 45c. per yard, goods that are
quoted at from 29c. to 55c. by the wholesale houses today. We are giving
you the benefit of our foresight in buying aheud. -
Ladies' Fall Coats
Wc have lmd n most succesful Season, in fact, one of tlie best, owing
to our lntge stock and early buying. Wo have been able to save you-
many dollars ou your Fall Cost,
Our Call Stock embraces some very good lines in staple Tweed Cunts
at very Special Prices.
Wools!   Wools!   Wools!
We Imve a Consignment of the well known Banner Worth Wools, also
the Monarch Wools, In grey and khaki. 'Buy early as we have only a limited supply.
For Men
We huve nn "Extra Special Navy Serge," fast dye Suit ln all sizes for
$35.00.   We invite comparison.
Have you tried our Famous Tiger Brand of heavy underwear, known*
from coast to coast? We have three weights, and our prices are low,
comparing  today's  values.
White Rubber Boots
Olv*.s good liard wear.   Just the kind to keep your feet dry.
Price per pair, $C50
Youths' and Boys' Suits
Copplcy Noyes Si Randall, whose line wc carry, is considered one of
the best in Canada. Our stock a present is very heavy, comprising all tlie
smartest lines on the market. We invite you to examine and compare our
values, when you will be convinced that you can save money by buying
Ladles' Cashmere Hose, Penman's make,—nuff said. Several qualities
at 75c, 93c, and ifl.'-'l per pair.
Boys' Worsted Hose, all sizes, 7.1c, and 93c. per pair.
Silk Hose, In all the new colorings at keen prices.
Sprustex Mop and Polish Specials for ono week, ending Nov. 10.
Sprustex Mops, reg. $1.00 S5c.
Sprustex Mop-Pads' reg. 60c 45c
Sprustex Polish, quarts, reg. $1.00 $1.00
Sprustex Polish, 12oz„ reg. SOc 85c.
Sprustex Polish, 4oz., reg. 25c 13c.
Have you tried our Fresh Ground Coffee lately?   It is delicious.
License No. 8-1S324
Phone 3-8
Corner Fourth & Maryport
Repairs Executed Efficiently
and Promptly.
Phone 8
In re the Estate of the late Thomas
G. Montgomery, deceased, Intestate.
All persons indebted to the above
estate must pay such indebtedness to
the undersigned. AH persons having
any claims against such estate may
present the same to the undersigned.
Solicitor for Mrs. Edith F. Montgomery, widow   of   the   above-named
November 30th, 1318,
Ilo Ilo Building
Watch and Jewellery Repairing. ALL
Work Guaranteed 12 Months
Man works from sun to sun,
Hut a woman's work mis uever done.
Till "CRYSTAL WHITE" came to her ken,
And now she's done before the men.
Are you looking for a good reliable Familj Sc?p.?
If so, try
The Perfect Soap.
Will not injure the most delicate fabric oi irritate
a sensitive skin.
Licence No. 8-17268.


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