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• 'Is Zat So," the big
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"Is Zat So!" the big
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With which It consolidated Die Cumberland News.
FORTY-SIXTH YEAR.—No.  46.
CUMBERLAND. BRITISH COLUMBIA     FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 11th, 1927
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM
School Report
For Month
Of October
Miss Aspesy's Class Win Shield
for Highest Percentage
of Attendance
Division I
II. E. Murray, teacher. No. on roll,
42; perfect attendance, 31; lates, 0;
percentage of attendance, 9S.01.
Honor list—Cyril Davis, Caiuko
Iwasa, Nina Shields, Victor Tomaaa.,
Harry Westfield, Hlroshl Okuda.
Division II
T. A. Galllvan, teacher. No. on roll,
'26; perfect attendance, 19; lates, 2;
percentage of attendance, 94.87.
Honor list, Jr, VIII—Edith Cavallero, Jennie Lawrence, Margaret
Smith. Gratle VII—Sydney Smith
•Chrlssle Robertson. Shlgeru Kelyama.
Division III
Geo. E. Apps, teacher. No. on roll,
25; perfect attendances, 13; lates, 3;
percentage of attendance, 95.
Honor list deferred.
Division IV
I. McFadyen, teacher. No. on roH.31;
perfect attendances, 24; lates, 0; percentage nf atttendance, 93.2.
Honor list—Madge Bryan, JoBle
Wong, Audrey Phillips, Lem Hing,
Harold Hugbes.
Division V
C. MacKinnon, teacher. No. on roll,
33; perfect attendances, 21); lales,3;
percentage of attendance, 96.3.
Honor list—Ada Tso, Wong Cheung,
Teruko Kiyonaga, Margaret Beveridge
Alice Brown. Margaret Drummond.
Division VI
V. J. Aspesy, teacher. No. on roll,
30; perfect attendances, 19; lates, 3;
percentage of attendance, 97.8. Mies
Aspesy's class won the shield for the
highest percentage of attendance In
the month of October.
Honor list—Ina Robertson, Haruo
Nakano, Yasaharu Kadoguchl, Herbert McRae Rose Marocchi, Willie
Slaughter  (Progress).
Division VII
E. C. Hood, teacher. No. on roll.
26; perfect atttendances, 19; lates.l;
percentage of attendance, 96.88.
Honor list—Heroshi Agakl, Freddy
Martin, Walter Hunt. Heroshi Kawaguchi, Mitsuru Herose, Billy West-
Held.
Division VIII
0. McFadyen, teacher. No. on roll,
33; perfect attendances, 15; lates. 2;
percentage of attendance,  90.5,
Honor list, Grade IV, Sr.—Maaako
Iwasa, Shunko Salto, Hauaye Nakay-
ulchl. Orade III, Sr.—Albert Hicks,
Mlchlko   Yamanmo.   Robert   Mitchell.
Division IX
B. M. Bickle, teacher. No. on roll,
29; perfect attendances, 11; lates, 5;
percentage of attendance,  89.2.
Honor list—Norma Cavellero, Tit-
suo Aokl, Sakae Aida, Dorothy Hunt,
Ronald Spooner, William Ramsell.
ANNUAL TOURNAMENTS
GOING STRONG
The annual checkers and billiards
tournament being held at the Cumberland Literary and Athletic Association
are well under way, and It is confidently expected that the finals will be
played before Christmas. In the billiard tournament, the management
adopted a new system wblch ls proving very popular. Everybody plays
everybody and a regular league
schedule has been drawn up, two
points being awarded for a win.
Cribbage and quoits tournament
will be played after Christmas when
it Is expected that a record entry will
be received. Valuable prizes are
given by the association In all tournaments conducted by them.
MANY HAYSEEDS
ATTEND BALL
District Welsh .Society Responsible for Very Enjoyable
Affair
Mr. W. Hall Impresses Big Audience
At Teachers' Convention
"That I Might Travel In Foreign Lands" Proves Interesting
Talk
The Friday session of the Sixth eacli nation's methods of living, etc.,
Annual Convention of the Comox a sympathy and tolerance for the
District   Teachers'   Institute   opened, other races Is created.    Mr. Anstey
CUMBERLAND CRONIES
TO HOLD SOCIAL
this morning with an address by Mrs.
T. E. Banks, chairman of the Cumberland School Board.
In her addreas, Mrs. Banks welcomed tbe teachers and visitors and
hoped that the convention would
prove very helpful;
Following this, Mr. Apps, president
of the Institute, made a short speech,
In which he touched upon some ot
the discussions of the Trustees' convention which was held at Harrlsof.
flot Springs a short time ago. Repard-
Ing the resolution that religion should
not be part of the school curriculum,
he stated that the only religious
teaching some of the pupils got was
the reciting of the Lord's Prayer In
remarked that the new method of
teaching taught the pupils ,to think
antl reason for themselves, and guve
thom the habit of associating their
models, maps and knowledge with tlle
teaching of numbers of facts, but
learning of their relations with humanity. At tlie close of his adtlress,
Inspector Stewart made a few remarks comparing the old and new
methods of teaching, and said that
although the new method was excellent, he believed that the students
should know fuels on which to base
their  reasoning.
Just before the two minutes' silence at eleven o'clock, the Rev. J.
Hewitt  spoke of Armistice Day and
The success of the annual Hayseed
Ball of the Comox District Welsh
Society, held at the Ilo Ilo Hall on
Friday evening last, was phenomenal.
A large crowd was present at the
opening dance, every nook and corner of the district being represented.
The energetic committee of the Welsh
Society had decorated the spacious
hall very artistically, and with a
number of the dancers appearing ln
farmer  costumes,   tbe   scene   was   a
very animated one, The Canary
Club orchestra surpassed themselves
on this occasion, their playing of the
latest dance hits bringing repeated
encores. At 11 p.m., after the grand
march, prizes were awarded as follows;
Best Hayseed (gent), Mr. McLeod;
best Hayseed (lady), Miss Hunt; beat
Milk-maid, Mrs. Can Bannerman; ben
comic farmers, Mrs, J. H. Robertson
Md Mrs. Matt. Stewart; best sustained character, Mrs. Morgan; special
prizes were also awarded to Mrs. 9,
Miller and Mist M. Mitchell, and to
Mrs. S. Davis and Mr. Fraser Watson.
Exactly at midnight, refreshments
were served by the committee and
after all had done full Justice to tbe
many good things provided, dancing
was again indulged in until 2 a.m.
Mr. J. D. Davis made an efficient
master of ceromonles.
VANCOUVER MAN,
WELL KNOWN HERE
DIED MONDAY LAST
the
j Prof. Sage On
Early Fur Traders
school.   He also said that he thought i what lt means to Canadians; that we
the holidays should not be shortened, j should   live  for  our  Dominion.    We
In the summer time the teachers, for! must   oarry   the   standard   that
the most part, spent the time at sum- j (continued on Page Three)
mer school, whereby the pupils are
benefitted.   Some of the improvements! j
have been;   "The Junior High School j
Movement," the health work of the
schools, the option of tbe student in
history  and   drawing,  the jpr'qgress
cards, etc.   He mentioned that one of
the flrst Consolidated Rural Schools' 	
has been established In the district.', Notable Address By U.B.C. Pro-
iii closing, Mr. Apps stated that the i      fessor Enjoyed by Large
greatest things needed today in the' Audience
world are peace and harmony.   That! , ■—
the convention was for the most part I The Comox District Teachers' Fed-
relating to geography and history and ' cratlon's sixth annual convention com-
he thought the study of these subjects j menced  last night    at the Anglican
would help to work out the problems I Hall, Cumberland, and was very well jgtw <,eal nlore enthusiasm would he
of the nation. The children in school' attended. Mr. Geo. Apps. principal IaMea t0 tne popular gome,
today are children of the war, and: of the Cumberland public school and 1" mttlte lhc 'eague more interest-
the teachers can do their part to help president of the Federation, gave a Ilne' t,ll!re is " proposition on foot for
them by being tolerant and showing | hearty welcome to all teachers and jthe ,,Ib '"'Pciul Club to put four or
sympathy for children born In suclV ,licit' friends on the occasion of their i"ve 'earns in the league, distributing
turbulent times have not had the same    sixth   annual   convention. jthe real good players over the four or
The general meeting ef the Cumber
land Cronies' Burns Club, held In the
Athletic Hall on Sunday evening laat.
was very poorly attended. However,
those In attendance were very enthusiastic and decided to carry on the
good work. Mr. Wm. McMillan wns
elected vice-president In place of Mr.
J. Robb, who has left the district. R.
T. (Bobby) Brown was elected
chairman of the social committee. He
has promised to hustle up a few
ladles interested In the work of tho
local Burns' Club. A social and dance
will bc held In the Anglican Hall un
Saturday, November 19th. The very
best of local talent has been engaged
for thlB occasion.
Badminton League
May Start Schedule
This Month
Movement for District League
^Gaining Favor
It Is quite within the bounds of possibility that a Badminton League will
bc formed In the district, and play
commenced in same sometime this
month. If the proposed league does
materialize lt will be conducted on
lines similar to the various league,'
operating on the mainland. Eight
plnyers constitute a team, four ladles
doubles and mixed doubles are played,
and four gentlemen, and only mens
At the end of the session, the scores
ure totalled and two points given for
a win. with home and home games
prevailing . If a trophy could be donated for the league championship, a
advantages as other children.
They say that the war ls finished,
And the fighting fs over and done.
I made a suit from a tunic
For the little lad, my son—
And  poverty  stalks  at  my  cottage
door,
And the war has just begun.
Mr. Arthur Anstey, of the Vancouver Normal School, gave a most interesting talk on "Modern Objectives
in Teaching Geography." He said
that the teaching developed an atti
Mrs. J. Ledlngham and Mr. It. Good-   flVe ,eams* """ "ot »llowi"K the best
players to form one team. Competition would then be on a nlore
equal rooting and add greatly to the
enjoyment   of the  league.
; all delighted the audience with well
; rendered vocal solos, both being ac-
I companled on the pinna by Miss E.
I Hood.
; Mr. Apps, Introducing Professor
Sage, said that we should consider
' ourselves very fortunate In having
j such a distinguished lecturer come
i amongst us and give an address on
VICTORIA STUDENT
WINS GOLD MEDAL IN
PHARMACY EXAMS
MotoriLicenses
Will Soon Be
Issued In B.C.
Provincial Police Outline Plans
for Automatic Receipt  by
Owners of Cars
The .Motor Department of the Provincial Police Is now preparing for the
carrying oul 0( the p|ans fur t|l(,
issuing of licenses to auto owners
during December without the trouble
of having to attend in person at thc
offices and secure these as In past
years. The licenses for 1928 will be
sent on the forwarding of the- necessary fee. The arrangements connected with the matter are explained
in a circular that has just been Issued
by the provincial police, which reads
as follows:
'Ah forms already filled out with
particulars of motor vehicles are being forwarded this year to each re-
for his convenience In renewing his
gistcred owner of a motor vehicle
license for 1928, it is requested that
in cases where sucli registered motor
vehicle owner has changed his address
that he notify the Superintendent of
B.C. Police. Motor Branch, Victoria,
of his new address, in order that there
may bc no delay In his receiving such
form of renewal, ns renewals will only
he made upon presentation of such
forms.
"Attention Is also called to the fact
hat In cases where a motor vehicle
owner has disposed of his motor
vehicle a notice of transfer from himself to the new owner should Immediately lie submitted by him to the
nearest motor license Issuing office,
or direct to the Superintendent ot
B.C. Police, .Motor Branch, Victoria,
in order that the license of such
motor vehicle may be transferred to
the new owner, and the former owner
relieved ot responsibility and annoyance In any rase wher such motor
vehicle is nivolved ill an infraction of
tbe law.
"Provision is made in the Motor
Vehicle Act for both of the above-
staled actions, i.e.. notice of change
of atldress and notice of transfer of
motor vehicle, and failure on the
part of n registered motor vehicle
owner to comply renders hlm liable
to prosecution.
"In addition, provision is made in
the Motor Vehicle Act for a notice
of  relinquishment  of   license   which
Division X
C. Carey, teacher. No. on roll, 36;
perfect attendances, 16; lates, 2; percentage qt attendance. 91.19.
Honor Hat—Margaret James, Lav-
inla Thoburn, Dorothy Prior, Leone
Brown, Peggy Roberts, Albert Watson
Progress—Willie   High.
Division XI
J. E. Robertson, teacher. No. on
roll, 34; perfect attendances, 17; lates
2; percentage of attendance 92.16.
Honor .llel—Olirlasle . Robertson,
Betty Brown, Dot. Thompson, Marguerite Goodali, Dot. Smith, Hughie
Strachan aud George High  (equal).
Division XII
C, Richardson, teacher. No. on roll,
36; perfect attendances,12; lates 0;
percentage of attendance, 90.08.
Honor list—Maimie Chow, Chlzuru
Okuda, Tomae Shu, Toru Hnra, Yn-
klo Aida, George Hirosi.
Division XIII
P. Hunden, teacher. No. on roll. 37;
perfect attendances, 12; latea 10; percentage of attendance, 89.44.
Honor  list,  Grade   I,  Sr.   Laureon
Frelone,   Lily   Saunders,   Raymond
Stockand.   Grade I, Jr.—Muriel Max-
well, Helen Shearer. Iris Watson. Im- j
provetnent—Helen   Robertson
Matthew McEwan of Vancouver died
ln the Vancouver General Hospital,
on Monday laat, Interment taking
place in the Returned Soldiers' Plot
at Mountain View cemetery on Wednesday.
The deceased, who served overseas
with the 72nd Canadian Seaforths,
wub well known In Cumberland. He
was an employee of tbe Dominion
Government Telegraph Service aud
had, on numerous occasions, taken
charge of the Cumberland office
whilst Mr. Robertson was on vacation.
He left no immediate relatives resident In this country, but a brother,
residing In Scotland and a slater In
London. England, are left to mourn
his loss.
CHOIR WILL REPEAT
THANKSGIVING MUSIC
The choir of the Cumberland United
Church will repeat the Thanksgiving
music on Sunday evening, .Nov. Uth,
at 7 o'clock. Everyone cordially invited.
The Eagles' Whist Drive and Dance
will be held at Union Bay on Friday,
November 18th. Usual time; usual
prices
B. A. McKELVIE TO
ADDRESS LOCAL CLUB
The Comox District Canadian Club
will be addressed on Thursday next,
iu the basement of the United Church,
Courtenay, on the occasion of their
usual monthly dinner. Mr. McKelvie,
who is a very fine speaker and a historian of note will address the club on
"The Romance of Early Settlement
of Vancouver Island."
Moose Carnival Dance, Ilo Ilo Hall,
Fridays December Snd.  Lots of Fan I
Moose Carnival Dance, Ilo Ilo Hall,
Friday, December 2nd.   Lots of Fan)
"Early Fur Traders." j    Vancouver, Nov. 9-John Raymond
  DUrl,,K  <""   e0atSe   <*  hiS   ■"""•e88' , KI"10Ch' 0f Vlet0rla' W0D ,he K°1(l »"- i IS to  he  used   ll,   ea.es   where  u   motor
tude of mind  and mode of thought i p">t<>»>«»* Sage said.*   "The fur trade i dal given by Thomas E. Henderson to  veh,c,0 „ permancnllv reranved (rom
characteristic to the subject.   Geog-! was flr,t a"lr,(;d h>' men who were the British Columbia student obtain-  t„, provlncc   or ,„  1)Urnt,(, or ^
raphy gives the pupils knowledge of I,lrawn ,0 ",0 Facm" eoast ">' ""> lu,c I "lg ",u "lgllest mark" •,urin* tho >ear   aged so that It cannot he repaired or
the peoples of the world, shows them I of lhe beaver and «" 'sea °Uer*   CaD" iln maJor ^«»"»«»atior,8 of the Pliar-1 UM„ „, „ motQJ, yeh|(,le
that foreign children are* just aa rcali,aln Cook Praotleally started the fur | maceiitlcal Association of British Col- j by the SuperlntelldeIU of Bf,   p „
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Local Man
Meets Death
InVancouver
great peaceful' umlila.   The gold medal donated by J.
expeditions.     He    landed In 1778 It i A. Tepoorten under similar conditions j
what ls now known as Nootka Sound.! in minor examinations,
and his men being rather ragged and   John Edwin Smith.
as they are, and by their learning of | trad8-i.?n °"e ?} ''.'" f™" '"A'11"   '."".'A..''.'". B"'". """."" ..u'"""1'"..!?' J|°f »™k «"»««» of relinquishment  of
license from a registered motor ve-
waB won by I bfola owner, together with the license
! and number plates, the necessary
terribly short of clothing, they gath- j Hugh Crawford Anderson. Nanaimo. j „.,,„„ ,„ ,„„,,,, „,. ,„„ sul)(.rimellrl..n\
ered skins, turning them Into gar- Is among those entitled to a diploma t0 refund t0 the rog,st9red om„ ona.
ments for Iheir own use. That was. I of Licentiate of Pharmacy upon writ-, „„,, ()f such |)m Qf (h(j llcMM ^ ^
as noted, practically the commence-1 Ing of two more examinations. I ,„ propor,tollate ,„ lha,       , „, „le
ment of the fur trade. |    Malcolm Stewart. Cumberland qua- i tem uf th(, ||(!(,|1H(, wh,(.h (|| „       |red
"The trade grew larger and larger, lilies as certified clerk upon willing; „, lht, ||nR, o( |(s r(,,inquls„mi,m
until half a continent, from Labrador  of two more examinations
to the Pacific, wan trading for furs. I  ■——
Word  was received here on  Tues-' There are a great many  names  as-; HOSPITAL AUXILIARY
day   that   Mr.   Benjamin   Pearse.   of  soclated wilh the developing of Can-' REORGANIZE
Vancouver,   eldest   son   of   Mr.   anil  ada,  but  It Is  the  'les  couriers du ■ 	
Mrs. Thos. Pearse, of Minto, was in-, hols," those nameless men of the ! On Thursday afternoon last a iniiii-
stantly killed while at bis work ns woods who were the real pathllntlers I her of ladles gathered together with
a stevedore at the Vancouver docks, of Canada, aud the if H. Company was a view to reorganizing the Women's
He was engaged ln loading lumber on  the real trading factor. Auxiliary of the Cumberland General
the S. S. York City at La Pointe Pier "The Russians. Spaniards and Bri-
when the accident happened at 10:3U tish, all were trailing In this coast
on Tuesday morning and was working territory. The Inevitable clash be-
in the hold. As a bundle of lumber j tweeil nations followed. Spain claim-
was being lowered  Into the hold, :i  ed the land which lay on the Spain
"Tlie co-operation of the niotor-
ownlng public is asked Iii observing
the foregoing, which Is for their ben-
eflt, and their observance of these
matters will do away with unnecessary delay and  annoyance."
Hospital. .Miss Sehl. matron of the
; hospital, In a few words, told of the
| needs of that institution, now Hint the
; new wing has been opened'
After some discussion, it  was reg-
largo plank sllppod, striking Pears.) side nf tlie Hue ihe Pope hail drawn ; ulnrly moved, seconded and carried
on the head.   He was removed to the  around thc world. | that the Auxiliary be reorganized.
General Hospital but death was found ' "In 1789. Spain started forth loiTlie election of officers resulted as
to have taken place on arrival at that vindicate her right. Ilrst proclaiming follows; Presdleni. Mrs. H. Bryan;
Institution. * the ownership of Nootka and Vancou- j sceretary-troasurer, .Mrs. h. Parkin-
Benjamin Pearse was well and fav-; ver Island. After the seizing of an ] son; buying committee. Mrs. McRae.
orably known In Cumberland, whero Englisli ship, the latter declared war, | Mrs. O. J. Richardson and Mrs J. J.
he spent bis early youth, being at one | hut no strife followed. The Nootka ! Pot ter. These officers are only pro
time an   employee   of the Canadian' convention followed, by which Spain Item, as the annual W.A. meeting will I runry.'* Mr, Boyce was seventy y
Moose Carnival Ibiiiie, llo Hn Hull,
Krliliij, December 2ml.   Lots of Fun!
TULI.Y BOYCE PASSES
AWAY IN VICTORIA
The death occurred nt St. Joseph's
Hospital, Victoria, last Monday morning, of Tully Boyce, for many years a
resident of Nanaimo, and for some
time a resident of l'nion Hay. Deceased had been In ill health for some
time past antl has been confined to
St. Joseph's Hospital since last Feb-
en rs
Collieries   (Dunsmuir)   Ltd.     During  was to give back to England part of; he hold In January, when new officers   of age. forly of that time being spent
his long residence here, he made a; Nootka and pay costs." ] are to be elected,
host of friends  who  will  mourn his'    The address by Professor Sage wis      It   was   decided     that     until     the
untimoly end. i listened to vttUi rapt attention by the! greater  part  of the  sewing for tho
Besides his wife (nee Nelly Dlcken-: large audience present, and much as I hospital is done, the auxiliary should
son), of this city, he leaves to mourn | we would like, time does not permit' meet every Thrusday afternoon from
us  to give the professor's speech in [ 2:80 to .i o'clock at the hospital. The
full. ' first meeting  will be held  Thursday,
Concluding, he  said,  "We owe all; November 17th. and the business part
to the pioneers who built up the conn-1 of the meeting will commence at   4
try  but,   I   never   would  have  come,' oclock.
except'for the nameless path-finders,      As no further business was forth-
seeking  the  fur-trade.    Here  is  the ; coming, thc meeting adjourned.
meeting place of nations; here today! 	
O. Robathan because the way was blazed by tiie:    Moose Carnival Dunce, llo llo Hall,
"Early Fur Traders." Friday, December Und.   Lots of Fun!
his loss, two young children, aged
eight and two respectively, father,
mother, five brothers and four sisters.
The funeral will be held from the
residence of the deceased's parents,
Mr. and .Mrs. T. Pearse, Minto, on Saturday afternoon at 2:30, Interment
taking place in the Cumberland cemetery, with the Rev. E.
officiating.
in Nanaimo, where he was a prominent figure in labor and political
circles. Mr. Boyce was well and favorably known to many residents of
this district. Besides his widow he
leaves lo mourn ills loss four sons,
Joseph p, Boyce, Nanaimo; Captain
William Boyce, Victoria; Tully Boyce.
Seattle, and Harry Boyce. Nanaimo;
and three daughters, the Misses Nora.
Kate and Edith, of Nanaimo. The
funeral service took place In Victoria
on Thursday afternoon, after which
the remains were sent to Vancouver
for eremntlon. PAGE TWO
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 1927
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT CUMBERLAND, B. C
EDWARD W. BICKLE
FRIDAY,  NOVEMBER  11th,  1927
A JAG OR A HAT
WE heard of a chap the other day who haa hit
upon a novel way of facing trouble. In
the old days, and even now, some men
were accustomed to drown their sorrows in vari
ous ways, never realizing that most sorrows are
excellent swimmers. This man who has the novel
system of pepping himself up when trouble camps
on his trail simply buys himself a new hat instead of drinking bootleg liquor. He says he can
get more of an inspirational kick out of a new
hat than out of a quart of moonshine. Every
time trouble canters into view on his horizon, he
hies him to the hat store. Not a bad idea by any
means, for there is something invigorating about
a new hat always.
If you want to go on a genuine spree and drive
dull care away you might also buy a new pair of
shoes. With a new hat and new shoes any man
has the same exhilarating tingle that he used to
get from a ginger ale high-ball The expense,
under present high prices, is about the same for
a jag as it is for a hat and the advantage lies in
that you still have the hat the next day. Just to
show the general trend and frequency of troublesome events in the man's life who told us of this
scheme he now has two hundred and thirty-nine
hats.
THE JOY OF GOOD READING
THE reading of good books in this busy day
seems to be a lost art. There is so much of
trash in the newspapers and magazines, so
much of slush in the movies, so much downright
rot on the stage, that it is no wonder the younger
generation is befuddled and misled.
Milton said, "As good almost kill a man as a
good book," and yet the mass of decadent literature vomited from the printing presses of today
have literally smothered to death thousands of
good books that stand idle on the shelves of our
Among the great flood of books today, men,
public libraries,
especially young men, must choose with care.
If they saturate their minds with idle, worthless
books, the better books are lost to them; and
every good book has a lesson, a chapter from life.
Good books are introductions to the minds of
the greatest men. Association with greater minds
raises our own through contact, as a needle becomes magnetized by rubbing it against a steel
magnet. It is not a mere absorption of print, a
great amount of reading, it is what you read and
what you get out of it.
The intellectual system of most of us nowadays
needs a little renovation and cleaning. Start in
now with a good book. It may teach you to appreciate things in other places and other people
that you never noticed before.
The long winter evenings lie just ahead. Devote
less of those evening hours to the newspapers and
magazmes and take up a serious course in reading.
You will be surprized to find how quickly your
mind will glide into a taste for better reading and
how much of the real true beauty of literatuee
you have missed while wasting your time on trash.
Keeps WinshieldClear
Water freezing on" the windshield'
creates one of Winter's greatest driving difficulties. It can be prevented
by rubbing a thin film of glycerine-
over the surface of the glass. Various
otlier solutions are capable of achieving the same effect, hut none seems to I
offer the simplicity and availability of
glycerine.
The Eagles' Whist Drive and Dance
will be held at Union Bay on Friday,
sN'ovember 18th. Usual time; usual
prices
Minto
LIVE WHILE YOU LIVE
IN the New York Tribune, dated March 21,
1905, there appeared this item: "We noticed quite a few automobiles on Fifth Ave.
yesterday.   Looks as though these contraptions were here to stay, but we doubt whether
they will ever become generally popular."
This is what they thought twenty-two years
ago, and now the problem is to find a place to
park one of these "contraptions" while you do
your errands. Who can say what is ahead when
you look at the marvellous developments of the
We hope to live long enough to see the night
past quarter century?
lights of a thousand air cars sailing through the
deep, blue glorious heavens at night, on their
way to the pleasure places or on travel bent. It
will not do to scoff at progress or the strides being made by scientific inventions. If the whole
attitude of life has been changed in the past twenty-five years, who can dare to prophesy what will
happen in the next twenty-five years ? Wonderful
achievements lie ahead. An automobile and a
radio set have opened up new vistas of life to
millions who moved in narrow and circumscribed
grooves a few years ago. Get interested in these
things, stretch your mental and physical wings
and fly out into this wonderful world all about
self to the progress being made on all sides. En-
you. Be alive to what is going on. Arouse your
joy yourself while you can and take advantage of
the opportunities afforded you to see your country, to enjoy music, to commune with the stars.
When the grave worms begin to finish your flesh
it will be too late, you will be dead.
Mrs. R. J. Smith, from Little River.
and Mr. Wilfred Smith, visited the
Valley  on   Sunday  and   were   guests
! of Mrs. J. Wl Stalker.
j    Mr. Smith, principal of the school.
j left on Saturday morning on a short
visit to Vancouver, returning on
Monday evening.
I    Mr. J. G. Thomson and family have
j returned to their home in Union Bay
after being In and around Ladysmith
! where J. G. was drilling for the Can-
' adlan Collieries.
Mr. Reg. Hassell, who has been
confined to bed with a poisoned fool
for some time, Is now quite bettor
and able to get around amongst his
cows again.
One of the Poultry Demonstrations being held in the district undei'
the Farmers' Institute, will take
place at the Stalker Ranch on Friday
afternoon at 1:30, the lecture beinc,
in the school at 8:30 ln the evening.
The second of a series of whip.t
drives was held in the school on Saturday evening when twelve table?
were filled. After playing until the
score cards were full, the winners
were found to be as follows:  Ladles,
-
Lumber
In every sorts of building materials,
MOULDINGS,
WINDOWS. DOORS.
SHINGLES.
KILN  DRIED FLOORINGS,
AND    FURNISHINGS.
*WH DELIVER TO ANYWHERE IN SHOUT
NOTICE  WITH  REASONABLE CHARGES.
Royston Lumber Co.
Limited.
CUMBERLAND, B. C.
PHONES 1 N'B1'1 calls:  131X Courtenay
| Ollice: 1D9 Cumberland.
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first, Mrs. Jofinston; second, Mrs.
Murray; consolation, Mrs. Stockand;
LadleB' travelling, Mrs. Richardson*.
Gentlemen, first, James Randall; second, Mr. J. W. Stalker; consolation.
James Calnan. and the travelling
prize to Noble Harrlgan.    Miss Win
nie Calnan, who had charge of thc
dance, announced another of these
pleasant evenings on the Wth Inst.
.Mrs. W. C. White went down to the
Resthaven Sanitarium last Friday
morning to undergo a course of treatment to restore her falling health.
Canadian Pacific Augments. Ocean Cargo Meet
Powell River
Mr. Max Ferguson, who has been
employed In the butcher shop of the
Powell River Company for a year,
left last Friday for Vancouver. Before leaving the city he was tendered
a farewell party by his fellow employees.
Dr. and Mrs. A. G. Mannerlng arrived home from Vancouver on Wednesday   morning.
Mr. Felix Nicholson, who has been
on the staff of the Powell River
branch of the Canadian Bank of
Commerce for the past two and a
half years, has received promotion
and bade goodbye to his many friends
last Wednesday ere he went to Vancouver to act as teller at the Dunbar
branch of the bank he has served so
well In this city.
Mr. Thomas Chllcott. who supervised the construction of the new
bridge across Powell River, havln*
completed his work left on Thursday
for Vancouver.
.Mrs. Hugh Young returned on Sunday last from a short visit with
friends In Vancouver.
Mr. and MrB. S. H. Coyle and
young daughter, of Vancouver, have
been visiting Mrs. Coyle'e parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John McLeod, Avenue
Lodge.
A hunting party comprised of Mr.
E. H. Harrington, Mr. Earl Courto
and Mr. Kenneth Prior, returned last
Sunday from Theodosla Arm, bringing with them three deer. Much fog
was experienced by the nlmrods but
they had an enjoyable outing.
Mr. C. B. Watson, of Vancouver,
who spent several days here on bus! ,
ness, and who was accompanied bv !
his son Kenneth, left for home on |
Wednesday, "Bert" is a son of Mr. j
Charles Watson, vendor at the Cov- j
ernment  Liquor  Store. j
Mr.   Reg.   Noble   and   Mr.   W.   II. I
Richardson   were   week-end   visitor.,
ln Powell River, having come down
from   Chippewa   Bay,   Powell   Lake,
whore they are employed by the Yel-1
low Cedar Company.
Coast - Okanagan
Telephone Service
It is now possible to talk to such points as
Armstrong, Enderby, Kelowna, Penticton, Summerland and Vernon from mainland coast, and
Vancouver Island telephones.
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CANADA
Warning to Users of Radio
All Badio Receiving Sets
MUST be licensed
Penalty on summary conviction is a fine not exceeding
$50.00,
License Fee $1.00 per annum
Licenses, valid to 31st March, 1928, may be obtained
from: Staff Post Offices, Radio Dealers, Radio Inspectors, or from Radio Branch, Department of Marine and
Fisheries, Ottawa.
A. JOHNSTON, Deputy Minister of Marine and
Fisheries.
CUNARD
ANCHOR
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CANADIAN SERVICE
FROM MONTREAL
To Plymonth-Cheibourg-Londou
Alaunla, Nov. 18.
To Belfiat-Llverpool-Glasgovt'
Letltia, Nov. 26.
FROM NEW YORK
To Qneenstown nnd Lirerpoul
Scythla, Nov. 19.     Laconla, Nov. 20.
To Cherbourg and Southampton
Berengarla, Nov. 23, Dec. 14. Fob. 10
•Mauretanla, Nov. 30, Dec. 30, Feb. 21.
Aquitanla, Dec. 7, Jan. 6, 27.
Te Londonderry nnd Glasgow
Cameronla, Nov. 19.   Caledonia, Dec. 3
To Pljmonth.Huvre-London
t oafl '*|ttojuv    '81 *on 'Bltiseiuoq
FROM BOSTON
Te Qneenstown and Liverpool
Laconla, Nov. 27.      Aurania, Dec. 3.
Calls  at  Plymouth,  eastbound.
CANADIAN    CHRISTMAS    SAIL.
INGS   FROM   HALIFAX
To Plymouth • Havre • London
Antonla Dec. 5     Aseania Dec. 12.
To Belfast - Liverpool . Glasgow
Athenla, Dec. 11.
FROM ST. JOHN'S
To Helfaat • Liverpool • Glasgow
Athenla, Dec. 10.
FROM NEW YORK
To Qnecnstwwn and Liverpool
Andanla. Dec. 10.   Scythla, Dec. 15.
To Londonderry and Glasgow
Transylvania,   Dec.   10.
To Cherbourg and Southampton
Berengarla, Dec. 14.
Money orders, drafts and Travellers'
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Vancouver, B.C.
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tl) U.S. "Boavertarn" taking Ihe water.    <2) Mra. E. II.  Peacock   about   t<>   chrlelen   the   "Beaverburn."     With   her   la
Captain  Gllllee  (Nihil,  anst Sir Gea.  McLaren  Brown  In  bach (round.    (3)  S.s. "BeaTcrdale" finding down the way.
:
rphe market growth of ocean trade between Great
* Britain and Canada via the St. Lawrence route
has prompted the Canadian Pacific, in their building
estimates for 1927-28, to augment their fleet of
freight eteamers with five modern twin-screw cargo
vessels. The new ships will be of the "Beaver" class
■nd will represent the highest type of express steamer
to be used in maintaining a weekly service from London and continental ports, working strictly to schedule
and ensuring definite arrival dates.
Three of these steamers have been launched, the
"Beaverburn" on September 27, at Dumbarton, Scotland, and the "Beaverdale" the following day at New-
castlc-on-Tyne, England, and the "Beaverford" on
October 27. Launching of the remaining two ships
was scheduled to take place shortly afterwards.
These five vessels constitute five of the ten ships
under construction for the Canadian Pacific, the
others being four 20,UU0-ton ocean passenger steamers
of the "Duchess" class and the tenth the "Princess
Elaine," to be placed in the Pacific Coast service of
the Company. The ten ships will comprise a total
gross tonnage of 135.000 tons and will cost approximately $25,000,000.
The new freighters will be operated out of Montreal, in summer, and Saint John, in winter, to London
and Continental ports on a weekly service. Their
■peed will be 14 knots, maintained in all weathers,
and the voyage should be made in 3V4 days. Normally
the steamers will carry u deadweight of about 10,500
tons or u draft of 27 ft. but should the need arise,
aa much as 13,000 tons may be carried on the maximum load draft.
The principal dimensions are:  Length or wator-
line, 512 ft,, moulded beam, Gl ft. 6 Ins., depth to
upper deck, 40 ft. 6 Ins., and gross tonnage, about
10,000.
By means of the "Beaverburn," "Beaverdale" and
sister ships, the speediest shipping of Canadian fruits
and perishable farm produce, will be effected. Fruit
picked in Ontario can be placed on the London breakfast table in 11 days or 13 days later in the case
of fruit and vegetables from the British Columbia
areas. Tho same rapidity of shipment will apply to
cheese, ham, bacon and lard; to cereals, lumber, timber and manufactured articles. Modern refrigerating plants are required for ideal transportation of
fruit and perishable produce, nnd such planta are a
feature of the new cargo steamers.
They will give the Canadian shipper a highly effi
cient, economic service, rapid loading and unloading,
cold storage, floating suction and elevator plant for
grain, and—the biggest market in the world. Greater
London with its 14,000,000 inhabitants, its voluminoua.
barge service up and down the East Coast from Yorkshire to Dover and its waterways Into the Midlands,,
serves at least one-half the entire population of Great
Britain, and Is continually growing and continually
clamoring for more and more overseas foodstuffs.
The Canadian exporter will readily avail himself of
the opportunities now afforded by the Canadian
Pacifies new fleet of perfectly equipped vessels.
From his orchard, dairy, farm or shed his produce
will be shipped all the way by Canadian Pacific
organization. It may justly be said that, frnm the
time his box, basket, or bale is packed, to the time
it Is displayed on the London market, it has
under the care of the Canadian Pacific. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER Hill, 1927
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
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Cream Rolls, Cream Sponges, Cream Buns. etc. $
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Now the Cold
Weather Ss Here
it is of no use to put on lots of clothes if you don't pui
something on the inside!
Eat Lots of Wilcock's Meal
and go around with a smile on your faco!
WE HANDLE ONLY THE BEST
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fiend have laid down and live for the
hlghoat national life.
The Inst lecture of the morning
p.e.s3ion waa that of Mr. T. W. Hall, of
the George Jay School, Victoria, on
"Thai I Might Travel In Foreign
Countries." His audience listened enthralled by his most interesting address, which, although for the most
part humorous, touched very deeply
and seriously oil human life.   Mr. Hall
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Ilo-Ilo, Friday and Saturday
November 19 and 20
MAA.
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To Kill! Wreck! De.troyl
In a Mad Frenzy of
Jilted Love!
Story by
Darryl Francia
Zanuclt
Directed by
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Myrtla Stedman
Clalra McDowell
Carrol Nye
William Denareal
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A WARNER BROS. PRODUCTION
Also no. 5 of "Tiie Collegians"
and International News Reel
spoke of hto travels in Madeira, Pompeii. Koine, Venice. Paris. London and
other European cities; of the ancient
buildings which  are themselves hls-
j tory and speak of the martyrs and
I those  who have   in    years gone by
j sacrificed tlieir lives for causes slm-
| ilar to those of the great war, when
j the thousands who at the time bitter-
I ly thought "It isn't worth while," but
whom we could tell that,.their effort
was worth all they underwent.
He spoke of the time when years
hence the Inhabitants of the world
would say to those who founght in
the greal war: "Your effort was
worth all." The Canadian children
should, he thought be taught more
Canadian history; more about the
great men who founded and saved
Canada anil made their country possible, just as the Irish, Scotch, Welsh
and English children know all about
their native heroes. His trip abroad
had been a wonderful lesson In fortitude and courage.
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WEDDING
MAKSH—HOFFEINZ
A wedding of considerable Interest
to Cumberland residents took place
at 7;,1n p.m., on Friday last at the
home of Mr. and Mrs, Charles Marsh,
Nanaimo, the contracting parties being Agnes Hoffelnz, second daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hoffeiuz of
Cumberland, and John Whlttaker
Marsh, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles .Marsh. The bride was given
away by Mr. Clifford Cusworth. and
was attended by the sister of the
groom. Georgina (Ooddie) Marsh. The
groom was supported by his cousin,
John Murdoch, tlle Itev. Hugh Nixon
performing the ceremony.
The home was beautifully decorated
for the occasion with a profusion of
red, white and blue, a decorated arch
of hells and old lace trimmings adding a unique touch to tlle occasion.
The bride wore a white taffeta dress
trimmed with silver lace, with regulation veil and orange blossoms to
match, The bridesmaid wore a beautiful yellow creation of georgette and
lmnd-madc flowers, Imported from
New York.
After the ceremony a sumptuous
supper was served, under the able
supervision of Mesdames Wright,
Toombs and Cusforth, cousins of the
groom; Rev. H. Nixon giving the
toast of the evening and the groom
making a very suitable reply. After
much gratuitous advice from their
elders, games, singing and dancing,
the happy couple left to board the
boat for Vancouver, accompanied by
the best wishes of thc large circle of
friends anil relatives present. The
couple were escorted to the boat by
the iN'anaimo Jazz Band. After a short
honeymoon trip the young couple will
take up their residence in  Fairvlew.
FORD MOTOR CO. DOES
NOT LOOK WITH FAVOR
ON "BANKER'S SHARES"
Warning that the Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, Is in no way
associated with and does not countenance a campaign by a United States
house to sell "bankers' shares" secured by capital stock of Ford of Canada,
has been issued by W. It. Campbell,
Vice-President and Treasurer of the
Ford Motor Company of Canada, In
response to numerous requests from
Canadian  investors for information.
The literature circulated by this
stock-selling company. Mr. Campbell
said, may lead unwary Investors to
suppose that they are buying the capital stock of Ford of Canada. Actually
they are offered "bankers' shares,'*
one hundred of which are presumed to
be Issued againsl each share of Ford
stock deposited by the issuers with a
trust company. As these shares are
sold at $10 each und the present market for Ford stock Is ln the neighborhood of $585,110, the "bankers' shares"
are being sold at considerably more
than the corresponding stock market
value of Ford shares.
Asked If the Ford Motor Company
of Canada can do nothing to stop this
stock selling campaign In Canada, Mr.
Campbell stated that two years ago,
when another organization began similar activities, his company was successful in securing a temporary restraining order from the New York
State attorney-general. The rasult
wns that the company Immediately
suspended and wns quickly replaced
by another company. Concerns of
this nature can bc so quickly organized and require so little capital that
it would be Impossible to keep pace
with them through the Issuance of
restraining orders.
Data relating to Ford of Canada's
growth and activities is used in i
prospectus sent out by the American
stock-selling organization. This Information, Mr. Campbell statod, is
used entirely without authority and
the Ford Motor Company qf Canada
emphatically recommends against the
purchase of these fractional shares.
At the ILO IL©
This Week-end
/^ George O'Brien
<4  u
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with
Edmund Lowe
so,
...A nerve tingling—Screamingly funny comedy drama
—Throbbing with action and suspense—Crammed
with laughter—Starred with love scenes tender and
pathetic.
Based on the play hit that is the talk of Broadway.
Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 14-15
AM
nr
From the story "Egypt" by Ernest Pascal
The story of a girl who sought sensations everywhere,
yet had no illusions—hated sham and hypocrisy—
laughed at conventions. And though she thought all
love was lost, found it at last in the man she had ridiculed. A stark human drama of the complex emotions
of a startingly beautiful society leader—that will hold
you with enthralling interest and give you a new outlook on the younger generation!
also "Blake of Scotland Yard"
Wednesday - Thursday, Nov. 16-17
KMMsVH BROS      mar
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A
dark
glittering
melodrama
with a
peppy
comedy
■UtMKUtiSa iHODUCTlON
Special Programme. . .
THURSDAY,   NOV.   17
:t Grand Attractions made Into one colossal programme:
1. (OlRTEVtl   BOYS' BANK  111  musical  and
comedy numbers.
2. MADAME LORELEI  "The Woman of a Thous
and Byes," will answer all questions on
Travel. Love, Business or Private Matters
with astounding accuracy.
3. IRENE   RICH   in   "The   Climbers.",   feature
Move  Attraction.
THREE SHOWS FOR ONE PRICK-fiOr.
Commencing at S p.m. PAGE FOUR
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FIHDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, IM?
JOLLY BIRTHDAY PARTY
Miss Geniece Hanaly was hostess
to a very enjoyable birthday party on
Wednesday afternoon. Sandwiches,
cakes, jelly and cream, also a lovely
birthday cake was enjoyed by her
guests. Games and singing were
taken In good part by all the children.
Following are the names of guests
present: Misses Margaret Armstrong,
Bessie Carney, Cleo Gibson, Owen
Marshall, Jessie Robertson, Hellen
Shearer, Margaret WeBtfleld, Dorothy
and Betty Malpass; Masters Willie
Armstrong, Leroy Richardson, Oswald
and George Wycherly, Kenneth Gibson and Sam Armstrong.
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Autos for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B. C.
Should Wear
Distinctive Mark
Se Recommends Jury on John
Barr Inquest
At the inquest held laat Friday
night to Inquire into the death of
Jack Barr, the Jury returned the foi
lowing verdict:
"That John Barr came to his death
by being shot in the head acclden
tally, by a bullet fired from a 30:31)
rifle In the hands of one Lawrence
Walker, on October 30th 1927, in the
woods near Oyster River, Vancouver
Island, aaid Lawrence Walker msl
took the doceased for a hear. This
jury strongly recommends that a
hunters carrying firearms In the
woods should be forced to wear some
distinctive   mark   proposed   by   the
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H
AVE you given one single thought to the
fact that Christmas is only seven short
weeks away. The time will literally
appear to fly between now and then, leaving one
vory little time to prepare for the greatest festival of the year.
Have you given a thought to your Christmas
Card problem? Your worries in that respect
would soon fly away if you place an order with
us. We have cards to suit every purse, and a
phone call will bring our representative to your
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NOW!
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Cumberland
Madam
Housewife!
Game Board and enforced by the Provincial Game Wardens."
Walker appeared before Magistrate Hames in the Provincial Police
Court on Saturday on a charge ot
manslaughter, the hearing being remanded until Friday evening.
Another Wet Month
October followed in the footsteps
of September and was another very
wet month. According to thc Denman Island observer 8.39 inches of
rain fell, the average for the past
fifteen years being but 5.44 Inches.
Union Bay
\lr. and Mrs. D. Campbell ot Nanaimo spent the week-end here with Mr.
ami Mra. W. Glover.
Miss Annie Sproul of Campbell
River paid a short visit to her sister.
Miss N Sproul. on Monday.
Mr. J. Wilkinson of Cobble Hill returned to his home there on Sunday.
Mr Laurence McLeod of Vancouver
is visiting friends here.
Miss Kathleen Haggart is spending
n fe wdays In Vancouver, the guest of
Mrs. L. H. -Oood.
Betty Cleland of Mervllle spent the
week-end with her aunt, Miss N.
Sproul.
Mrs. C. Wilkinson of Wellington
spent a few days here with Miss A.
Wilkinson.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Thompson will be pleased to hear they are
once again taking up their residence
amongst us,
Mies E. Baldwin, of Courtenay,
spent the week-end here with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Baldwin.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Jack, accompanied
by Mr. and Mrs. Reid, of Alberni,
spent the week-end with Mrs. Jack's
pareutB, Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Haggart.
Comox
A very enjoyable and well-attended
whist drive was held ln Comox Community Hall on Friday evening. The
following were the prize winners:
Ladles, first, Mrs. Carlow; second,
Mrs. Stewart; consolation, Mrs. Thor-
imbert; Gentlemen, first, Mr. W.
Gage; second, Capt. Nordin; consolation, Mr. H. Bossiter. A chicken
which was ruffled was won by Mra.
Price.
Miusos A. Wood und F. Piercy
spent the week-end lu Seattle, the
guests of Mrs. Boy Cliffe.
Miss It. Balkie nnd Mr. A. Penke
spent the week-end the guests of
their respective parents, the former
on Denman Island and tbe latter lu
Nanaimo.
Mr. GeofT. Osier has returned to Comox from Ocean Falls during a temporary lull lu the paper business In
that city.
On Tuesday morning a party of
hunters consisting ot Mr. J. Sutton,
Mr. L. n. Cliffe and Mr. E. T. Cliffe
left with Capt. Brackett on the
"Joker B" for various points on the
Mainland  coast.
Mr. D. M. Morrison, the new manager of lite Courtenay branch of the
Royal   Bank,   with   his   family,  has
moved into the house lately vacated
by Mr. Wm. Eadle and family who
are now residing in Cumberland.
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Be prepared for the Cold Weather.   We carry a full
line of Men's Winter Underwear.
Men's Combinations at $1.90, and Pure All-Wool at
$3.90 per garment.
Men's Shirts and Drawers at 89c and 95c, and Heavy
Ribbed All-Wool in grey and cream (Red Label)
at $1.95 per garment.
Men's Heavy Sweaters and Sweater Coats at $2.95,
$3.50 and $4.75.
All-Wool Mackinaws, Lumberjacks and Jumpers at
lowest prices.
Men's All-Wool Work Sox, 4 pairs for $1.00
Children's Sleepers, one-button style, cosy and warm,
at, per garment $1.25
Boys' All-Wool Sweaters, in all sizes, with fancy collar and two pockets, at $1.85
Buy Overalls Now!   Raw cotton has gone up in price,
the manufactured cottons will follow this month.
Men's Heavy Blue Pant Overall (red back).
Our Price   $1.95
Men's Black Pant Overall.   Our price now $1.75
Men's Blue, with white stripe, Bib Overalls. Our Price
Now  $1.95
Men's Coveralls in Khaki, at $2.75
Watch our Ad. from week to week; it will pay you.
See our windows for other low prices.
MAIL ORDER AND VANCOUVER PRICES
THE MANUFACTURERS' AGENCY
MacKenzie  &  Partridge
Opposite Post Office, Cumberland, B.C.
Mining Men Of
District Discussed
Coal Situation
For the past few years Mr. J. H.
Good, past president of the local
Board of Trade, has been urging on
the members of the Board the possibilities of by-products of coal. This
question, was brought very forcibly
to locnl citizens yesterday by a special Invitation given by theHotary
Club tn Mr. Harry Freeman of the
Chamber of Mines, Vnncnuver, who
brought with him Mr. Baker, associate of General Sutton. At the meeting
yesterday, which wns attended by rep-
resontatlvos of all tiie surrounding
mines, great str«Rn was placed on the
Importance of this new process for
gelling Uie by-products ot coal. So
interested were the mine owners that
the working model of this plant wiil
be here a fed days and lt is predicted that Xanainio will have the
Ilrst by-product plant III Canada,
In connection with this process the
following Interesting article appeared
in yesterdays issue of the Vancouver
Sun:
Coal Research
It is announced from Baltimore
that a new method of firing steamship
boilers with pulverized coal haa been
perfected iu the plant of the Maryland Drydock Company ut Curtis Bay
and that this new method has shown
such advantages, both engineering
and economical, that It may revolutionize tlie future firing of all types
of power units.
The new mechanism can be operated at less than a third the coat required by the Diesel Engine and at
onc-hnif the cost of oil, it is asserted
by the officials of the United States
Shipping  Board.
With the exception of Canada, nearly every section of the civilized world
is going into the coal research and
making something out of It. The big
industrial plants of the United States
and Kurope are turning out hundreds
of i-onl by-products and marketing
them at huge profits. In Germany.
France and Switzerland, experiments
looking towards the utilization ot
both powdered coal and coal by-products are being carried out continually.
Coal is recognized today, not as a
raw fuel, but aa a raw product for
profitable manufacture.
And yet the official status of coal
in British Columbia, rich In coal deposits that have hardly been scratched
Is merely that of an Indifferent fuel
whose maximum value can be realized
in the hopper of a furnace.
The business of raising the status
of coal In this province is the business
of the provincial government. It ls
the government's business to see that
one of our richest natural resources Is
made to yield maximum profits to
whom those natural resources belon.
Heports such as those trom Germany and us this present one trom
Baltimore, indicate, the wealth-producing potentialities of coal. Coal research, sponsored by the provincial
government should be uncovering
those potentialities for the use of
British Columbia people whose heritage these coal deposits are.
Motorist—"I'm sorry 1 ran over
your hen. Would a dollar make It
right?" j
Farmer—"Well, better make It two.
I have a rooster that was mighty fond
of that hen and the shock might kill
him too."
DR. W. BRUCE GORDON
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. ot Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
CUMBERLAND, B.C.   :;
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P.P. Harrison, M.L.A.:
Barrister, Solicitor,.
Notary Public
Main Office
Courtenay Phone >258
Local Office
Cumberland Holel In Kvenings.
Telephone  11511 or  24
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 1827
THE CUMtiiRLAfJi) ISU INDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
PAGE FIVE
JOHN INGLIS
The Practical White Tailor
COURTENAY. B. C.
City Meat
Market
Phone
111
SEVEN BADMINTON
CLUBS IN DISTRICT
Our Meats are  the best,
only
FRESH KILLED LOCAL
LAMBS, MILK-FED
PORK
Government inspected Beef
FRESH AND SMOKED
FISH
TUESDAY and
THURSDAY
Let a trial order prove this
to you
Wet Weather |
is coming on—let us call
for and deliver your orders
With the Badminton season here
only one month old, the game has
grown In popularity to an astonishing extent, and already it ls beginning
to be doubtad if all the clubs ln the
district will be able to accommodate
those who wish to play. There are
seven clubs ln the district, making
ln all • total of eleven courts, five
ot which are housed tn the Imperial
Pavilion at Royston. Comox has one
court, Headquarters has one, Cumberland has four clubs with one court
each, while Courtenay players make
use of the big pavilion at Royston.
It ls estimated that the Pavilion with
Its five courts can handle eighty players, and the membership now Ib close
approaching this figure.
Nanaimo now baa taken up Badminton, thinks to the efforts of Mr.
Max Blunt, who Is now located there.
Mr. Blunt wm last year's president
I and Is himself an excellent player.
I Arrangements »re now going forward
| for a match between Nanaimo and the
i Imperial Club, probably next Satur-
I day . Nanaimo has promised to come
j here for the first match and tbe local
team will give them » return match
later In the season. It Is expected
also to play against Parksvllle and
possibly Duncan this season, and It
possible several ot the provincial
stars from Vancouver will be brought
over to play an exhibition game In
the pavilion.
It is also possible that a Badminton
league may be run ln the Comox district thli seaeon and members of the
various clubs are now gathering data
on the manner ln which such a leaguo
is carried through.
Wftat We Need
What pedestrians need more than
rules are wings, and sometimes they
get them.
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Cumberland Supply
-The CASH Store
Facing the Post Office
Dunsmuir Ave.
Cumberland
It Is hard to .believe—nevertheless it is true—you can
buy at this store quality goods as cheap as other stores
which cut their prices by wiling inferior lines. We
refuse to lower the quality of our goods—as a price-
catcher.   NEW STOCK JUST ARRIVED:
Orange and Lemon Peel, from Dundee, Scotland, per tb .... lie
Citron Peel, Dundee quality, per Ib   Or.
Glazed Cherries, per Ib  „  60c
Shelled Almonds, per lb   tie
Shelled Walnuts, per Ib (Hs.)  55c
Re-Cleaned Currants, bulk, per Ib  16c
Seedless Raisins, bulk, (Sunmaid,), per Ib   lSe
Puffed Raisins, (Sunmaid), 2 pkts I6e
Almond  Paste   65c
Crystallized dinger   4Ue
Root Ginger, per pkt  46c
Libby's Mince Meat, per Ib  25c
Cowan's Pink Chocolate, Vanilla Icing, per pkt  20c
Royal Purple Tomatoes, 2%s Ite
Royal Purple Tomatoes, 2s 16c
Royal Purple Peas, No. 3   20c
Royal Purple Peas, No. 4, 2 for  tie
Royal City Golden Wax Beans  20c
French Peas, Tres Fins  28c
Royal Purple Green Cut Beans   I8e
Choice Mushrooms, per tin J8e
Sweet Potatoes, 2% tin  JOe
Asparagus Tips, Llbby'a   28c
Sauerkraut, 2ft   25e
Pumpkin, 2H   «Se
Nabob Tea, per Ib  76e
Blue Ribbon Tea, per Ib   70e
White Star Tea, per Ib   66c
Malkins Best Tea, per Ib  Me
Choice Bulk Tea, per Ib  66e
Nabob Coffee, per Ib   70e
Blue Ribbon Coffee, per Ib  70e
Malkin's Best Coffee, per Ib   70e
Seal Brand C. t S. Coffee, per Ib   66c
Fresh Ground Coffee, per Ib  65c
Barrlngton Hall Coffee, per glass   70c
Good Useful Broom   46e
Extra Special Broom   *8e
Scrub Brushes   20e
White Wonder Soap, 6 for 86c
White Swan Soap, 6 for 26c
Crown Olive Soap, 4 for  .,  26c
Washing Soda, 6 Ib   26c
Ammonia, quart bottle   He
SPECIAL FOR CASH ONLTl
Royal Standard Five Roses Purity Flour, 49a 62.65
Fine Granulated Sugar, 201b  MJHI
Cumberland Supply
-The CASH Store
Phone 155 Cumberland, B.C.        Phone 155
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Mountaineering
Club Formed
Want Monnt Albert Edward Aren
Made National Park
The Courtenay-Comox Mountaineering Club came into being at a
meeting In the City Hall on Friday
night. This action was the culmination of the interest displayed by a
number of citizens Intent on making
the beautiful hinterland of Courtenay
more accessible. One of the chief
objects of the organization at present
Is to have the area of which Mount
Albert Edward ay be said to be the
centre, taken over by tho Canadian
National Parks Association and to
preserve the natural conditions of
this huge area for the enjoyment ot
future generations.
In proposing Mr. C. S. Wood for
president of the club, Mr. William
Douglas said there was no one more
entitled to the position, as no one
had done more In discovering and
exploring this tableland; moreover,
It was Mr. Wood who found the
source of Browns River when others
had failed to do at).
In reply, Mr. Wood considered lt a
very great honor to be the Ilrst president of the club and warmly thanked
those present. Mr. Douglas was unanimously votfld vice-president. Dr.
F. H. Moore was appointed secretary-
treasurer and four directors were
nominated In the persons of Messrs.
J. W. McKenzie, W, A, B. Paul, O, 1).
Capes and Fred Duncan, who with the
other officers will form an eexcutlve
committee.
Mr. Theed Pearse, together with
the president, was asked to prepare
the constitution and by-laws setting
out the alms and objects of the club.
The advisability of becoming affiliated with the National Parks Association was discussed, and lt was thought
best to take this step. The Immediate
objects of the association will be to
construct a permanent cabin ln the
neighborhood of Quarts Creek Mountain, some ot the members signifying
their intention of making a trip In
on Monday (Thanksgiving Day), fo,'
the purpose ot deciding on the exact
location of this cabin, it tbe snow is
not already too deep. Letters are to
be addressed to Mr. M. B. Jackson,
chairman of the Game Conservation
Board, and to the National Parks
Association offering any assistance
possible in hastening the arrlvsl of
the band- of Big Horn Sheep whicli is
coming here from Banff for this area.
Stocking the many beautiful lakes
in this district with trout Is also
among the objects of the club.
Necessary qualifications for membership were discussed. Members
will probably have to qualify by at
least ascending to what is known as
the "First Lookout," a point some
3,000 feet above Courtenay, from
where a magnificent view of the Comox Valley and Gulf Islands Is obtainable.
Col. W. W. Foster, in recently discussing tbe area here, pointed out
the advantages and advisability of
getting this section designated by the
Dominion authorities as a game reserve.
MONT*
Blue-
THE WOMAN WITH
A THOUSAND EYES
The Courtenay Boys' Band, who are
presenting a concert in conjunction
with the regular theatre programme
at tbe Gaiety Theatre on Tuesduy,
November 16th, have been singularly
fortunate In securing tbe services ol
Lorelei, the noted psychic and mind-
reader. Madame Lorelei has answered questions relating to Love, Business, Travel, and such matters to-
many noted people ln all parts of thi
world. She Is the only medium wlm
predicted Armistice Day, and other
similar noteworthy events wilhoul
error. She will answer question,
without charge at the concert. Pri
vate questions will be taken up after
the entertainment at a small charge
The Boys' Band are selling tickets for
this big show and the one price Includes a band concert, the feature
picture, "The Climbers," with Irene
Rich and Madame Lorelei, the Woman
with a Thousand Eyes. All for the
sum of fifty cehts. Assist the band
and enjoy the big entertainment bar
gain of the year. The concert will be
repeated in Cumberland on Thursday,
November 17th.
biggest, has an excellent supporting
cast including Raymond Bloomer,
Peggy Montgomery, Edith Yorke,
Phillips Smalley, Clarence Thompson
and Nora Cecil.
Coming!
"IS ZAT SO?"
Yes!
Fildom's two most virile male stars-
George O'Brien, of 'The Iron Horse'
and "3 Bad Men*' fame.  And	
Edmund *Lowe, ihe Great Sergeant
Quirl of "What Price Glory,, in	
A double barreled love story of a
prizefighter uud his manager ln high
society.
Based on the sensational Broadway comedy drama hit, which made
Its author and star famous throughout the world.
Pathos, laughter and tingling suspense as well as some very fine lovo
scenes feature this delightful picture
which Includes ln its cast such well
known screen favorites as	
Kathryn Perry, Cyrl| Chadwick,
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Philippe De
Lacy, Doris Lloyd and Richard Malt-
land.
A real treat is promised to patrons
of the Ilo-Ilo Theatre when "Is Zat
So?" has Its presentation this Friday
and Saturday,
M/jfOL
BLACK
DIAMOND
"THE CLIMBERS" GIVES
IRENE RICH SPLENDID
EMOTIONAL VEHICLE
All the pomp and clrsumstances of
an Old World Court are embodied ln
"The Climbers," the Warner Bros'
production starring Irene Rich, which
comes to the Ilo Ilo, Wednesday and
Thursday, and to the Gaiety next Monday and Tuesday.
During tbe reign of King Ferdinand
VII., the Court of Spain became guilty
of prodigal expenditure, clandestine
love, reckless gaiety and dark Intrigue. There It was that pitiless
social "climber" caused ihe banishment of the beautiful Duchess of
Aragon.
Irene Rich as the Duchess has an
opportunity to portray one of the
most colorful and romantic roles of
her career. She emerges from the
character of a, gentle-mannered woman qf high degree to the tempestuous and fiery-spirited "hell-cat" of
New Spain, a woman whose mind and
heart are embittered for all men.
Then Into her life comes a dashing,
light-hearted cavalier wbo lays siege
to her heart with a resistless and
charming persistence. Discovery that
she loves him also brings the revelation that he was the man who unwittingly caused her exile. Hate and
love are at war in her heart.
Paul L. stein directed and Tom
Gibson wrote the adaptation of thc
Clyde Fitch drama. The supporting
cast includes: Clyde Cook, Forrest
Stanley, Flobelle Fairbanks, Myrna
Loy, Anders Randolph, Rosemary
Cooper, Dot Farley, rfeotor Samo,
Joseph Striker, Max Barwln and
Martha Franklin.
"The Black Diamond Express"
Eulogizes the Railroad Man
Monte Blue, as Dan Foster, engineer, epitomizes all that is fine, strong
and loyal in the railroad man. His
pride is that he is always in on
schedule, thai he can put bread in'the
mouths of his widowed sister's children, that he Is lu good standing with
his employers and with the men of
thc Brotherhood.
Thnt the speeding car of a Joy
riding society girl should crash into
his train, causing the ilrst accident
identified with his name, Is a grief
to him, but this is forgotten in pity
for the girl. Pity turns easily Inlo
love, and hefore he knows It he Is
engaged to a girl whose mother comes
lo plead that she cannot stand poverty
The engineer's brother goes to the
dogs, and for the girls sake Foster
gives her up. When she marries the
rich man, Foster is the engineer on
the express that carries her prlvati
conch and bridal party. Bandits hold
up the train . One of them proves to
be Foster's brother. Terrific are the
adventures he goes through to keep
his honor clean.
lu the cast In support of Monte
Blue are: Edna Murphy, Myrtle Sted-
man, Claire McDowell, Carrol Nye,
William Demarest und J. W. Johnson.
Howard Bretherton directed. "The
Blnck Diamond Express,'" a Warner
Bros, production, comes to the Gaiety
Theatre this Friday and Saturday, and
to the Ilo llo the following Friday and
Saturday,
Eases Job of Starting
It takes considerable burden away
from the starter if the clutch Is disengaged before the engine Is turned
over after it has stood for some time
in the cold. This operation relieves
the starter trom turning over the
heavy mechanism between the flywheel and the transmission case anil
permits considerable more snap in
the starting process. This is true
of all cars except the years best sell-
ing small car which, while having the
same type transmission as larger caft,;
should not be turned over with tlio
clutch disengaged, according to the |
Instruction book.
SfflflPSISDF
iMfflJunni
1'KE-E.VPTIOAS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British aubjects over 18 years of age
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation
SS?DoseTPV°ment   for   Wloultura"
Full Information concerning regulations    regarding   Pre-emptions    is
"H„ew ," Bplle"n No X- LB»1 S«*£
How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Gov-
eminent Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
land, i.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Const Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
Ave years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre. Including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before Crown Grant can he
received.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land.*'
PURCHASE
Applications are received for pur
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land ls J5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Scries, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or teased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESTEAD LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected In the first year, title being
obtained after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled and
land has been surveyed.
LEASES
For grazing and industrial purposes areas not exceeding C40 acrea
may be leased by one person or a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Act the Province ls divided into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing     Commissioner. Annual
grazing permits are issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
mny form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free,
permits are available for settlers,
campers and travellers, up to ten
head.
iBHart
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Loosen Up the Grease
Shifting gears may be a "man-sized"
job when the lubricant in the transmission housing congeals after a night
out ln the cold. A great deal of energy, an excessive amount of gear
clashing and possible damage can be
saved and prevented If the motorist
will take the trouble to work thc shift
lever Into every gear combination a
few times beforo starting the motor.
I This will make a path through the
stubborn lubricant.
"SENSATION SEEKERS"
ELABORATELY FILMED
One of Ihe largest sets ever constructed tor a motion picture was
built for Lois Weber's production "The
Sensation Seekers." which comes fo
the llo llo Theatre Monday and Tuesday, and to the Gaiety. Wednesday
ond Thursday.
An elaborate sequence takes place
In Mils setting with Billie Dove and
Huntley Gordon, stars of the picture,
ns the central figures.
An Immense three story exterior
wns built showing u beautiful country
club ill all Its detail Including spacious and beautifully landscaped
ground.
Thc various rooms on tho Interior
of the club were constructed on the
various spacious stages at the big
Universal studio.
One of the finest of the setB was
nn Immense hall room which covered
the space of five ordinary set". A
hardwood floor wns laid and thc room
was elaborately decorated with
streamers and expensive furnishings.
1    This production, one of Universal'*
$8.20
For a Bridge Lamp
and Shade complete
Shades are Pig-Skin Effect Parchment.
Beautifully Colored Decorations.
See our Window Display
of Bridge Lamps with
Assorted Colors
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
MWHtSB
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
TO KEEP "CLOSED" PLUMBING "OPEN"
This is a Va-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
APPROVED
Both Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water and Boiler Inspection.
CUMBERLAND AND UNION WATER WORKS CO.
Limited.
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director.
tor.      j PAGE SIX
THE CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B. C.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER  11th,
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Bagdad Rugs
O.N VIEW NOW—A consignment of Bagdad Rugs. The colorings
are very good, and will go with most furnishings, making
your rooms more comfy and adding that something which
adds to tbe attractiveness of tbe room. Sizes 36 x 72, and
Ihe price is 1*55.50 each.
New Window Nets
JUST COME TO HAND—A good assortment of new Nets,
which are very new; while ground with hello and gold
stripes running the whole length of the net. Usual width
and the price Ik 115c per yard.
i'ream Ground Nets, with gold aud pink stripe, very smart
and suitable for most rooms.   Full width.   Price N5c per yd.
Quite a number of new lines in Nets, and at vory reduced
pi-ices.
Curtain Rods
Two lines oi' the new Hul rods fur window curtains, at 25c and
35c each,   Both of theso lines extend to a wide width.
Ayrshire Blankets
We have a splendid showing of real Ayrshire Blankets in the
various weights and prices. Try a pair and And real warmth
and comfort. Every pair guaranteed to give you absolute-
ea tis faction,
FOR HOUSE FURNISHINGS
Try
SUTHERLAND'S
CUMBERLAND
A girls' public school physical culture club was organized on Thursday
afternoon last, for the girls of Grades
VI., VII., and VIII. They will meet
every Thursday afternoon and be
under the direction of Mrs. Jackson.
The club promises to succeed as well
as that of the boys, for there were
about thirty Rlrls at this first meeting.
LUNCHEON PARTY
Miss Madge Bryan entertained a
number of friends at n luncheon party
on Monday Inst in honor of Miss
Hhofla Walton, who was her weekend guest The invited guests were:
the Misses Isabel Brown, Muriel
Shorn, Thora Keeler, Elma Keeler.
Audrey Philips and Rhoda Walton.
MUSICAL SERVICE
The regular monthly meeting of the
Holy Trinity W. A. was held at the
home of Mrs. L. R. Pinch on Tuesday
evening last, the usual business being
transacted. It was agreed that they
should meet Friday of every week to
make preparations for the sale of
work which is to be held December 7.
The special music at the evening
Thanksgiving Service at St. George's
United Church was greatly appreciated by a large gathering.
Two anthems, "Break forth Into
Joy" unci "I will give Praise" were
rendered by an efficient choir, tho
sole in the latter being ably sung by
Mr. Goodali. The solo. "Let us have
Peace" was given by Miss Etta Hood
in a very pleasing manner.
ROSES
Rev. Page Roberts
President Cherioux
Lady Roundervay
Red Radium
Queen Alexandra
Golden Emblem
, Madame Harriott
Geo Dickson
General McArthur
Emily Grayce
The above roses are in stock at thn
Cumberland Supply and can be obtained at a very cheap price. Inspection  invited.
Cumberland Personals
sMMssasaswss-eaateteoa^^
FOR SALE—Cabin Launch with tank,
piping shaft and propeller. J. Emily,
Bos 641, Cumberland. 46-46
LOST—Ladies' Mesh Bag containing
money and dance ticket. Reward given. Lost between Royal Candy and
Frelone's Store.    Return to Islander.
Christmas
I RAH**1
Sailings
Special Service To Ship's Side
l.v. Vancouver
0:50 p.m. Steamer To
November 21          LETIT1A        Glasgow
November 21 REGINA    Liverpool
November 29 ANTONIA London
November 29    PENNLAND Plymouth
December    5          ATHENIA Glasgow
December     6 . ASCANIA   London
December     (i   BALTIC   Liverpool
First Two Steamers Sail From St. Lawrence Ports
The Balance  From Halifax
This  through  service,    arranged    for your convenience,
eliminates delays and expense and ensures best of service
and attention.
For Full Particulars, Reservations and Tickets, Apply
K. W. BICKLE, Agent,
Telephone 36 Cumberland
Canadian National
The Largest Railway System in America
Miss Beth Horbury. who has been
spending a vacntion at Crofton and
Nanaimo, returned tn her home on
Tuesday.
Miss Edith Horbury, of South Wellington, spent Thanksgiving In Cumberland  with  her parents.
• •    ss
Mr. Robert Reid, who has been visiting In Vancouver over the week-end.
returned home Tuesday.
ss     ss     .
Mr. Walter Hudson and Dick Do
monte were visitors in Nanaimo lor
n few dayB during the past week.
...
BIRTH-To Mr. and Mrs. Corrlgul
of Denman Island, on Tuesday, Nov.
8th, at the Cumberland General Hospital, a son.
*      *      •
Miss Norma Parnham returned tn
town on Tuesday evening after spending a few days In Vancouver.
,,,   4)   «
Mrs. C. J. Parnham entertained the
Ladles' Sewing Club on Tuesday evening last.
-*>   '•-   <£■
MrB. Morgan Is spending a few days
with her sister. Mrs. T. E; Banks.
.8.     ■*.     *
A Girl Guide Association meeting
was held at the home of Mrs. S.
Watson, Royston, on Tuesday lasl.
All officers were re-elected. President, Mrs. Greig; vice-president, Mrs.
J. Idlens; secretary-treasurer. Mrs. s,
Watson.
Mrs. E. R. Hicks will not be at home
on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 16th
ss • ss
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Nunns and
young son were visitors to Campbell
River last  week-end.
ss • •
Mrs. H. Mandervllle left for Vancouver on Monday last, being accompanied by Mr. and .Mrs. Dudgeon nml
children who had been spending a
short vacation here, the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Mandervllle.
* *     ss
A touring car driven hy Mr. Noble.
of Victoria, was slightly damaged on
Tuesday last, when the delivery truck
ofMarocchi Bros., driven by To/mmy
Little,, collided with Mr. Noble's car
at the corner of Pendrlth and Third
Streets. Neither driver was bun bin
both cars suffered damage.
ss     ss     *
Huve you seen the display of high-
grade stationery In the small store
window at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre building? The finest samples of the paper-
makers' art are on view nnd the
prices are right.
I     I     s
Mrs. E. 0. Robathan and family
left for Nanaimo Wednesday morning
Inst where they will spend a few days.
* ss *
Mr. and Mrs. William Hutchinson
returned from their honeymoon trip
on Saturday last.
. 4 *
Mr. J. Walton and daughter, Rhoda,
of Victoria, were visitors in Cumberland over the week-end, Rhoda being
the guest of Madge Bryan. They returned to Victoria Monday accompanied by Miss Elma Keeler.
<S>   •*   <?•
MIsb 1. Knowllon returned to town
Saturday last, after spending a few
daya In Victoria.
• •   *
Miss Etta Hood spent last week-end
with her sister. Miss Edith Hood, at
the residence of Dr. and Mrs. E. R.
Hicks. Miss Hood returned to Dun
can on Monday, accompanied by ber
sister who returned to Cumberland
thc same day
...
Miss Pearl Hunden, Miss J. Harrlgan and Mr. D. Hunden spent last
week-end   In Victoria.
',       ss      .
Mr. Stanley Monnce and Mr. Ernie
Collin left for Victoria Sunday morning lut returning Tuesday morning.
Mr. Donald Watson of .New Westminister spent Thanksgiving ln Cumberland.
.   .   .
Dr. D. Sutherland, of Vancouver,
spent Thanksgiving week-end with
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Sutherland.
• •   •
The Misses Ida and Genevieve MacFadyen and Mrs. McFadyen motored
to Nanaimo Friday last en route to
Vancouver where they spent the week
end.
ss     •     •
Mrs. T. Piket and son Harrison or
Denman Island were visitors in Cumberland last week-end.
• *   •
Miss Chrlssle Sutherland, from
Monties Bay, spent Thanksgiving with
her parents Mr. and Mra. John Sutherland.
.Miss Till spent the holiday weekend In Powell River and Vancouver
visiting friends.
Mr. and .Mrs. G. G. Hae of Nanaimo
were the week-end guests of Mrs. M.
Watson, .Maryport Avenue.
Miss T. Gallivnn spent last weekend nl Courtenay with her brother
Mi', T. Galllvan.
.Mr. and .Mrs. T, H. Mumford motor
ed lo Victoria on Sunday lust returning Tuesday.
Miss Mabel Jones spent the holiday
week-end with her parents. Mr. ami
Mrs.. Sam Jones.
Mrs, F. Uallos. Miss Lottie Dallos,
.Miss Amy Dallos left Inst Friday foi
Vancouver. Mian Amy Dallos proceeded to Regina on Monday while
Mrs. Dallos and Lottie relumed lo
Cumberland.
Ml', and Mrs. 1). Baiinerniiin and
family spent the holiday week-end at
Nanaimo.
.Miss Bailey, of Victoria, has Joined
the clerical stair at the Provincial
OiivcriinieiK Building, Third St., Cumberland,
Mr. Alex. Clark left for Alberni on
Saturday last, where he will reside in
future.
Mrs. James Baird. snr., is spending
a vacation with her daughter. Mrs.
Fred Smith of Courtenay.
Miss Bella Baird has returned to: ;
her home, after spending the past | S
mouth in Nanaimo and Vancouver.      ;
The Eagles' Whist Drive and Dance ! ;
will be held at Union Bay on Friday, I '.
November 18th. 1'sual lime; usual; ;
prices
Mr. Thomas Graham went to Victoria on Wednesday to attend the funeral services of the late Tully Boyce,
and returned on Friday.
Mrs. A. Reginald Stacey and children left fnr Vancouver on Friday
morning.
Mrs. Frank Telford of Vancouver
was In town this week paying a short
visit to her parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Caleb   Dando.
Mr. Caleb Dando. snr.. left ror Vancouver Friday morning.
Miss Lillian Banks returned from
Vancouver on Thursday, after spending a week's vacation there.
Mrs. Johnson returned to her home
at West Vancouver on Tuesday Inst
after spending the past ten days with
her daughter, Mrs. T. W. Carlisle.
Mr. Len Harding returned from tht
Loggers Convention at Tacoma on
Wednesday.
Mr. Harold Grant has again returned to Vuldez Island to take charge of
the construction work for the Comox
Logging Company. j
Mr. J. Booomer has left tor Menzies j
Bay where he will reside in future.
Sale of Aprons
The W.B.A. will hold a snle of
aprons nnd home-cooking in tho Fraternal Hall. Dunsmuir Ave.. Wednesday. November 80th, rrom .1 to tl p.m.
Afternoon ten  will be served.
VETS TO ATTEND
DIVINE SERVICE I
All returned soldiers are asked to
meet at the Memorial Hall on Sunday
evening for the purpose of attending
divine service nt Holy Trinity Anglican  Church at 6:30._
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Re Notaries Public
The   following   communication   has
been  received  by the  Editor of The j
islander for publication:
Dear Sir.
Vou are of course aware that by
oue of the sections of the "Notaries j
Act," passed last session of the B.C. j
Legislature. Notaries of the province j
were given until t'hc "tli day of Sept. | '.
1927 in which to enrol. "'	
Unfortunately, quite a number failed <„«.„«.„
to  register    during    the    prescribed
period of six months; In the majority
of cases through  lack of knowledge
of the terms of the Act.
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for
Service and Satisfaction
Phone 46 Courtenay
The government of this province I
will therefore he petitioned at the en-
BUlng session to introduce an amendment permitting those notaries who,
by inlsadverteiice, did not enrol, the
privilege of registering during a period of three months from the time any
such legislation Is passed. Such
petition Is in course of preparation
and will be presented to the government In the near future.
I was appointed a few weeks since,
by a gathering of ex-Notaries Public,
to act on their behalf with the object
of reinstatement, as aforementioned,
being obtained. It is most desirable
that, when this petition is presented,
the same shall contain the names of
all ex-Notaries who desire to he
placed nn the Rolls, as it Is quite obvious that this matter may not he
readily opened  thereafter.
I shall therefore appreciate due
I publicity being given tn this letter, so
that all the ex-Notaries on Vancouver
Island nr the adjacent Islands, who
have not already communicated with
me, will do so by the 15th day of
November, 1927, as the Petition to thc
government should he ready for signature by that date.
Yours faithfully,
HUBERT LETHABY,
Notary Public.
608 View St.. Victoria. B.C.. November
■    4th,   1927.
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3. Relief Insurance. In euse of Illness or temporary unemployment, half payments will
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4. Ten days trial. Tf dissatisfied the in-tru-
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