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Array The Garden
Of Allah
Islander
0
at the Ilo-Ilo
next week-end
i
FORTY-EIGHTH YEAR—No.
T
With which Is consolidated Ihe Cumberland Sews.
CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH COLUMBIA      FRIDAY, FEBRUARY
WZ
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE:   TWO  DOLLARS  TER ANNUM
Eisteddfod Is
Microcosm Of
Principality
Cumberland  Welsh  Society  to
Celebrate St. David's Day
With Concert, Supper
and Dance
The Hoynl National Eisteddfod ot
Wiili** will take plaOg lu Uo weeks
time, in preparation for this great
Welsh event nn Immense uinouut uf
rehcaraul and training Ih being put
forth. For months choristers havo
met In practice na often aa live and
six times per week, assiduously study*
Ing the test pieces, Tlie Nationnl
Eisteddfod is a microcosm of Wales.
There you may see preacher and
ploughman, collier and clerk, all rubbing shoulders uud all under tho influence of the Intangible and untranslatable H"wye" of the Eisteddfod".
There you will hear what proves a:i
unforgettable experience, the singing
ot Welsh hymns set to haunting Welsh
tunes by the massed thousands, every
one a singer. There ia the harp played ln Us own land hy those who love
Its music. There one can hear the
children singing the old folk Bongs
tbat have come down through the centuries, and there too, may he seon
folk dances that were da;ccd on
hearth and village green In tho time
of the Tudors.
Welnh People Love Pageantry
Welsh people have a particular
fondness for pageantry, whicli finds
full expression nt the annual Elistedd-
fod.
t„e morning sessions of the Gorotld
d.e re enactments of the early days of
romance. Tho bards arc gathered in
their multi-colored robes, .lie oratorJt
and the curious ceremonial that accompanies the proceedings are inspiring scenes, and the crowning of tho
hard in the Eisteddfod pavilion—a
huge wooden structure, is a most impressive ceremony. The adjudicator
announces the winner of the chief
poe.ry competition, who is at Ilrst onl.
known by a penname, but at the
award is asked to reveal himself.
Amid a tense silence the successful
poet stands up in the audience and lg
at once escorted to the platform hy
two bards and amiii enthusiastic applause. He is attired In bardic robes,
Ud the Gorsedd Sword, half unsheathed, Is held over him by the
Archdruld, who in a loud voice calls
three times: "A oes heddweh?" (Is it
peace?)- Three times thfe answer
comes rolling back. "Heddweh"
(peace). Tbo sword Is pushed home
Into its scabbard and the now bard
takes his seat in the carvel oaken
chair which ho has won.
The Cumberland Welsh Society celebrate St ,Davi"s Day every yer. but
nothing so ambitious as a Eisteddfod
has been attempted. Probably, Wales
ls the onl country in the world whero
such a celebration would or could be
appreciated. Local Welshmen are,
however, not lotting tbe day go hy
without a celebration nnd with that
end In view have boon fortunate in
obtaining the services of Profc-sor
Morgan, of Vancouver and his concert
party. A flrst clasa concert will be
held at the Ilo-Ilo commencing at
7 o'clock, followed by a supper at tho
Memorial Hall and ihe climax will
come with a monster dance al tbo Hollo. The charge for admission has
been set at $1.25 which Includes, concert, supper and dance.
Birthday Party
j   Held At United
Church Hail
Novel   Entertainment   Enjoyed
By Members
The birthday party held at the United Churcb ball was a pronounced
success, and much gaiety witnessed
as the various games wero played.
Each person hnd been presented with
a silken sack In which to put as many
cents as years they wero old. A short
programme of orchestral selections
by Annie, Hlbbert, aad Ray McLeod,
a song by Miss J. Mitchell and a recitation by Mr. A. Henderson delighted
the audience. Many new and amusing
games were enjoyed and a smelling
contest held .which was won by Joe
Whyley, Mrs. Johnston being awarded/the second, tbe consolation going
to' Walter Hundley. Refreshments
were served which brought to an ond
a very successful birthday party.
Dr. MacNaughton In
Straightforward Talk
INTERESTING  DEBATE FOLLOWS MOTION  FOR SECOND
READING OF EDUCATION BILL
Special Meeting Of
School Trustees
Total  of $32,605.00  Estimated
for Year's Needs
At a special meeting of the board
of school trustees bold ln the school
on ftftnday last, to consider the es
tlmates for the year, It was decided
after cutting down wherever possible
'that the sum of $82,605.00 would bo
(Special to the Islander)
Victoria,   Feb.    15.—Especial   inter-
t was given tbe proceedings of tlie
local parliament today by the straight-
forward speech of Dr. MacNaughton,
(Comox), following Mr. C. P, Davie,
(Cowlchon-Newoaatle) ln debating the
motion for a second rending of tho
Ed net lion bill. Tbls measure is oi
peculiar concern to his constituency
by reason of the proposal therein to
tax assisted rural schools within thy
K. A: N. Railway Belt as other such
schools In the province.
Dr. MacNaughton. while not dis-
needod to carry on the work during  puling hroadlj   the Justice of taxing
Ihe coming year.    The estimates are
approximately   J6.00   less   than   last
equally for the maintenance of all
assisted   rural   schools,   pointed   out
Edward Blackmore
Died In Vancouver
Mr. Blackmore. manual training instructor, received tbe sad news of
the death of his father, and left for
Vancouver on Monday.
Tbe late Mr. Kdward Evans Black-
more who was fifty yoars of age was
a pioneer of Vancouver, well known
In sporting circles being at oue time
bicycle champion or British Columbia.
Mr. Blackmore was born In Winnipeg,
and who') eight came to Vancouver
with bis father an architect, At an
early age be took up the profession of
his father.
Estimates Of
School Passed
As Presented
Item of $500 for Improvements
to School Grounds Discussed
by City Fathers
At the regular meeting of tbe City
•>ou..cii he»a on -Monday with Mayor
...u....en in tne chair aud Aldermen
. a, tihaui, mumford, Led.ngnuiu and
i.i .derdon pieient, the main business
i.tyibaaeu *.us the receiving and paso-
li.g oi ilie school estima.es for the
year. .Mr. A. McKinnon, secretary of
the Board of School Trustees was Iu
attendance and when the estimates
had been read bj city clerk Cope, Al-
dei niaa I urnham snid he could uot see
any thing wrong with the estimates
but would like to bave an explanation
of o:.e item, that of §5imj for improvements to scliool grounds. Addressing
ihe mayor and aldermen, Mr. McKinnon said that was the only item discussed at length by the trustees an.l
alter a survey of the whole of tbe estimates It was uecided to cut down
wherever possible and ask for tbe
grant of $500 for improvements to tho
school grounds. The total amount of
the estimates was $G.ut) less than last
year, showing said Mr. McKinnon that
some economy had been introduced.
It was felt that an effort should bo
made this year to finish the two cement teents courts and as the teachers
themselves had raised quite a lot ot
money, the trustees decided to ask
for an extra grant for improvements
:o school grounds and go ahead with
the work. Alderman Ledlngham waa
In favor of the grant and Intimated
that the trustees were to be commended for their efforts In trying to improve tbe grounds at the school and
also for their efforts ia sponsoring
organized games for the children; the
jstimates passed without further comment and Mr. McKinnon thanked tbe
il 'ermen for their action on behalf
if the trustees,
Very little other business was transacted, but the mayor appointed Alderman Henderson, Ledlngham and
Parnham a committee to revise tba
Trades' License and Early Closing Bylaws  and  to  bring  in  their  recom-
! nienihtions at the next meeting of tho
j council,
I    It was reported to the council that
' a certain property holder was on-
oroachtng on  tbe city property and
| aftor tbe aldermen hnd examined tho
registered map and plan of the city,
il was decided to give tho property
holder In question, twenty-four hours'
notice, to remove the fence to tho or-
' iglnal  line.
year's, but the amount to be spent! that in thc enjoyment of a favorable
on improvements to school grounds poltlon as to taxation in such respect
is greatly In excess of previous years, j during the past quarter century, the
This was only decided upon by the assisted rural schools of the B. <fc N.
trustees aftor duo consideration had Bell lands had embarked on a pro-
been given to the item. It was felt, J gresBtve educational programme, ad
and freely expressed, that the two ce-1 instanced in the case of the Comox
ment tennis courts, started last year,! and Tsolum Consolidated Schools, so
should bo completed. The teachers j that taxation, apart from for salary,
hnd raised a sum In the neighborhood I would bring the rate for school pur-
of two hundred dollars towards the , poses to between eight and nine milis
project and the trustees felt that ll
was about time a move should be
made to complete the courts. The
teachers were commended for their
efforts ln raising so much money, tbe
board greatly appreciating what had
' ecu done.
Secretary McKinnon waited on the
council and submitted the estimates
for the consideration of tho city fathers and nfter little discussion, the
estimates were passed.
SICKNESS CAUSES
A POSTPONEMENT
Variety Concert Put on at Anglican Hall In Place
of Play
The Holy Trinity Amateur Theatrical Society Intended putting on a
popular comedy, "Between the Soup
and Savory," but owing to sickness
■ ;,l to postpone the play. Instead a
variety concert, with the assistance
of several friends was held on .Monday night and considering the shortness of the time allowed for such a
concert, tbe result was truly remarkable. The variety took on a regular
Chinese atmosphere, the stage being!
made to represent a Chinese .laundry,
with tbo skit of tbe evening being "No
tlckee, no washee." The programme
itself was drawn up In truly Chinese
fashion, the local artists being given
regular Cbinsee names as a perusal of
ihe programme revealed. In the skit
"No tlckee, no washee." Fraser Watson played the Chinese laundryman,
being assisted by L. II. Finch as a
colored gentleman and the Rev. E. O.
Robathan, just himself.    A six piece
■higher than  the average levy.
\i the same ilme conditions In both
agricultural and coal mining, the
chief maintaining Industries of thc
district, hnd beon none too satisfactory during recent yenrs. for which
reason aud because of the ine-elec-
lon promises of Conservative leaders,
residents had reasonably hoped for
reductions instead of increases, in
school costs charges, lie argued thai
•.lie government would he 111 advised
tc» put its present proposals Into effect
without at lo.ist giving Interested local school authorities fair ilme In
| which   to   adjust   tlieir   progrimines.
"It lias beon stated", said Dr, MacNaughton, "that  the whole situation
as to school taxation is to   ie care ;
fully   considered   and   the   taxation
plan revised with a view to including
as contributors to education   tharges)
many who are well able lu pay and!
who are at present non-contributors.
it has also been promised by the government, as indicated in the King's I
speech  with  which  the Session  was j
inaugurated, thai if it is intended '-o j
have a complete survey of taxation in j
this province of every form and from
every source, looking io equalisations
In the interests of justice aud equity.
"Such boing tbe case, on the author-
tly of government pronouncements, I
would strongly urge that the special j
provisions of ihis bill which particularly and peculiarly affect the ratepayers of my consittuency. and others!
within the B. & N. Belt lands, should
with propriety bo hold over until such l
studios of the taxation situation are!
made and inequities therein are cor- j
ected."
Missj. Balagno
Married To
Mr. A Beaton
Well Known Local Couple Prin-1
cipals in Home Wedding      I
A wedding of much local Interest
took place ou Tuesday morning at
the residence of Mrs. Francescini, j
corner of Third street and Winder-
mere avenue, when Josephine, young-
est daughter of Mrs. J. Balagno, be-
came the bride of Mr. Angus Beaton.!
of Courtenay, the ceremony being
performed by Hev. J. it. Hewitt. The
young couple are both well and fav-
orably known throughout tho district
and have a host of friends who have
showered ihem with congratulations.
Miss Balagno haa been employed as
stenographer at the Cumberland
branch of the Hoynl Bank of Canada
for a number of yenrs, whilst Mr. Bea- |
ton is well known in lumbering circles at the north end of the Island.
The residence of Mrs. Francescini,
sister of ilio bride had been tastefully
decorated for the occasion and as the
bride entered the sitting room where
the ceremony took place, she looked
radiant In a frock of delicate pink
georgette and lace, slightly touched
with gold, made on simple and graceful lines with a long bodice of the
lace and a softly flaring circular skirt
of georgette. Pastel shaded French
flowers Tormed the trimming and her
flowers were carnations. Miss Vivian
Aspesy, neice of tbe bride attended
as bridesmaid, attired in a frock ot
misty blue georgette with flounced
skirt stitched with metallic thread
and caught at the waist line with a
small post buckle. A scarf of delicate shade was draped from the shoulders aud hung at the back.
Mr. Charles Dalton, of Cumberland,
supported Ibe groom.
Immediately following the wedding
breakfast, Mr. and Mrs. Beaton left
for Vancouver en route for Honolulu
whore the honeymoon will be spent.
On their return they will mako thoir
home In Courtenay. The bride's going away dross was a magnificent creation of beige georgette, with blue hat
and coat to match.
The groom's gift to thc bride was
a white gold wrist watch, to the
bridesmaid a bar pin set with pearles,
and to the hest man, gold cuff links.
The bride's gift to the groom was a
silver cigarette case.
Many Attend
Re-Union Of
Island Pioneers
Large Number Present; Active
Until 5 a.m.
The Pioneers' Reunion on Denman
Island this wcpk attracted u large
number (if old timers, sevoral  from
Record Of
Badminton
Stars Shown
R.f. and   Dominion  Champions
ti) Visit District
Du suu w.idi to see in action tho
Cumberland making iho Journey over Badminton  Champions  ami  premier
In spite ur the cold trip across the s'ilrs of Canada and is.n.?   no you
salt chuck.   Mr. Leo Anderton was at wn°t '° soe a flrst class exhibition of
Ihe piano when dancing started and ""' fastest and most thrilling game
he had the assistance of Mr. Percy l,liU ll:ls 'Vl '* been Invented?   Even
Smith with (lie violin ami Mr. Sun. " >'*"' have never .seen or played Ihe
McLeod at the traps.   Heal old ilme game you musi answer 'yes',   if you
music was played ami as many old "re  one  of the very few  who still
lime dances Indulged In as possible, believe  thai   Badminton   is  a -sissy'
The large number of Invite,I guests game, come to the Imperial Pavilion
sat down to a beautifully nppoln'ed Saturday, February 23rd, and sou will
table  loaded  wilh  goodies  of all de-
seripliion.   After supper, dancing wn.-
wonder how you ever believed such
a thing.   Yuu certainly will gel many
again commenced and continued until   *> thrill,
ll Is reported Hint nearly all the
tickets for the forthcoming Dominion
Championships In Vancouver on March
7, S, 9, have already been sold (and oo
llfly cent tickets were Issued). That
tells you what Vancouver thinks of
the   game   and   the   rapidly   growing
 'ber ot badminton players In tha
now
ot alore
In this district that tbe visit of the
Tho funeral  of thc  late Mrs. Oer-   champion., has aroused Interest,    We
trude Gibson  took  place on Friday   hear of people from Nanaimo, Alberni,
afternoon  last amidst many  expres-   Campbell Itiver and other places who
slons of sympathy.  The deceased lady  Intend to be present.
had been a resident of Cumberland      Reserved seat* mean front row seats
for a great number of years and was   „d  there  la only a  limited  number,
exceptionally well known.   Her hus-   better get yonr's oow
5 the next morning.
Funeral Of
Mrs, G. Gibson
Wf>ll Afi-AnrfpH Gomox t"8tricl *hom that we k
TT CII s/AllCUUCU   a good thing also.   Dut it is not a:
hand pre-deceased her a few years
ago. being killed in an explosion at
No, 4 mine. She leaves a young family to mount her loss, one son being
married and residing In Chemainus.
There are five at home, two boys and
three girls, the youngest ones, a boy i
As regard:
haven't a cai
bach in Cba
will leave tl
7.30 p.m.
Now  as to tli
transportation, if you
you can get there and
Q Halloa's bus which-
Cumberland  Hotel at
players.    There Is
_..„...,.. ""*"' ** "■*'' (Jack  Underbill, singles champion of
nd a girl attending the Cumberland   ,, ,   .     1ft0(.     .   .       .
«,„«,,,,      „,, ,     : Canada,   1028    singles   champ on  of
Puhlic School.   Mrs. Gibson was of a   _ n  1OO0    .... '
. ,. i     ,     ii   BC- 1028   doubles champion of Cana-
very   cheery   disposition   and   at   all    ,     ,    ,__„    ...    *
,,        .   ,        . „    ,     „., i da, I'M.*,  1027; doubles champion of
times   bad   a   pleasant  smile   for  all,: in__   ,___ '
.     ,  ,       .. .  ,.    : B.C. 1!>ji,, 1921 and many other cham-
She  was  a  devoted   mother  and  thc ■ . ' ,
.,    , . ....      plonshlpB.   A startling brll ant play-
young children left at home will hush
her greatly.    By her cheery dlspOBl-      „,.       ,,,,,,,
,, . Then J,  Muir, doubles champion of
tion she endeared herself to a number   0
of .residents, aud the many expressions , (jf
of sympathy received by the family .... '
,        ' .  ,       ... .   _      , Itacular hard-hitting plavcr.
and  the  number  of  beautiful  (lorul
Noel     Kadford
Continuing Ur. MacNaughton urged
.    , ...   ,,„ ,„  „,,„,„   m.. I that If the present  bill were pressed,
orchestra provided lively music, tlio ' '
j provision   should   at   least   be   mndo
j (herein to fairly protect against over-
[ charging those who already are con-
[ tributlng their due quota of education
WITH THE CmCKETEHfl
BEVAN LUMBER PLANT
IS BEING DISMANTLED
The A. It. Williams Company, of
Vancouver have purchased tbe Bevan
Lumber and Shingle Plant and have
men on the job dismantling Ihe well
known mill. Mr. A. Graham, who nt
present is residing in Courtenay and
states that he hns a quantity ot piping, brick, corrugated iron nnd lumber for 3ale. Mr. Graham can be neen
at the plant at Bevan or after five
In the evening can be communicated
with at telephone No. 196 It, Courtenay,
It begins to look as thought the
Cumberland Cricketers are going to
have a busy season. Word wns received from Mr. Craig, of Chemainus.
that bo would be pleased to bring a
team to Cumberland and play on tho
last Sunday In May or the flrst Sunday in June. Tho secretary of tho
local club reports that It will probably be the first Sunday In June as
It Is expected tbat Cumberland and
Courtenay will meet on Friday, May
24th nnd on May 25th, the locals travel to Nanaimo to meet Mr. Eccles'
team of Vancouver. Dean Quainton
Is trying to arrange a game ln Victoria for the locals and Intimates that
the tour of bis team will probably
take place In July this year instead
of August as was the case last year.
Mr. Webster, the president of the.
Army and Navy team of Vancouver
has also promised to bring a team to
the Island.
. Gra-Ham, Mr. Ja-Ka-Sunn, Mr. Mur-
I Ray, Mr.  Mur-Doc aud  Mr.  Pl-LIng
j and   Mrs.   Fln-Chln.    Otber  artistes
were   the   girls   from   Mr.   Jackson's
, Gymnastic Class, Mr. and Mrs. Fraser
I Watson, Mr. and Mrs. Finch, Mr. W.
| Jackson, Itev. E. O. Robathan, MrB. C.
| Spooner, Miss Sheila Conway and Mr.
Murray.
The progrnmme was as follows:
Gymnastic girls In a series of twists
and twirls.
"Akeln." step dancer supreme, Mrs.
F.   Watson.
Banjo Bill in a Banjo Bang, Mr. W.
I Jackson.
I     Signorina Spoonereltl, soprano solo-
Its, Mrs. C. W. Spooner,
The Railway Porter in a musical
monologue, Hov. K. 0. Robathan.
Tho Signorina again, assisted by
Pah Sunn, Mrs. Spooner and thp Rim
e. n. Robathan.
Mademoiselle Conn Nlieilwuy, soloist, Miss Sheila Conway.
Com aad Cabbage iu a COmet-dUOt,
"No tlckee, no washee." Messrs. V
Watson, L, H. Finch, 0. O. Robathan
God Save Ihe King.
costs. To pass tlie measure as presented to tbe Mouse might Impose
costs against already tax-burdened
contributors in excess of those borne
elsewhere In the province, even bringing thoir assessments up to ton or
eleven  mills.
Ho Stoutly argued that there should
be a specified maximum of allowable
school taxation beyond which necessitous costs would bo tnken care of
by the Provincial Treasury, a suggestion advanced by tho Minister but
lacking iho authority of legislation
should the bill pass unamended,
Unless concessions are male in recognition of ibe merits of their case as
advanced by Island Railway Belt
members, It Is expected thai Dr MacNaughton and po-sibiy others will
move amendments on these lines when
the Education Bill has reached thu
Committee stage.
Business Change
Mr.  B, Mover begs to announce to
the people or Cumberland and district
that  be has taken  over the business
Mr.   11    It.  Hassell  and
the "The Dairy,", Dunsmuir
Rural Schools
Protest Act
Largely   Attended   Meeting   at
Grantham Discusses
Taxation
Last Saturday night saw a packed I
hall at Grantham, wheer representatives from the various school districts j
of the Valley gathered In the Commu- !
nity Hall to protest ngalast the gov-
ernment's latest  amendment to  the
Education Act.
Telegrams hnd been dispatched to 1
thc Premier, the Minister of Education |
and our local representative, asking for I
their attendance at this meeting. The
Premier and Minister of Education i
were unable to come, but Dr. O. K !
tributes received ou thc occasion oi ]
tbe funeral, testified to her great pop-
ularlty,    The funeral  was held from j
tbe family residence, Interment tak- j
Ing place in the Cumberland Cemetery
with the Rev. J. R, Hewitt officiating j
Tbe pall bearers, all very close friend;
of the family were  Messrs. William
McLellan. Sr..  William McLean, William   McMillan,   George   Richardson.
John Hill and William Brown.
The members of the Eagles' Auxiliary, of which deceased was a prominent! member nt tended in a body
and held a short but impressive service at the grave-side.
The floral tributes received were as
follows:
Cross—from the children and Tim.
Wreaths -Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Garrison, Mrs. Marinelli, Victoria. Mr. T
Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. J. Bond, tho Pio
North Vnncouver
singles champion, 1920; B.C. doubles
champion 1020 and winner of many
tournaments. Hailed as the coming
champion.
R, OnderhlH, finalists in many
championships; another coming champion.
And  now the ladles.
Miss Eileen George, singles champion of Canada. 1927; singles champion of B.C. for ten consecutive years
1919-1028; mixed doubles champion of
Canada, 1926-1927; ladles' doubles
champion of B.C,  for 0 years 1919-
Hi2!t; mixed doubles champion of B.C.
1929; a wonderful player; second to
none in Canada.
Mrs.   Draper,  ladles doubles  champion   of   H.C,  M29;   winner  of many
tournaments; a player ot rank.
Mrs.   Muir,   mixed   doubles   B,   C.
neers'   club,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   William | championship   finalists,   1929.     Jack
Henderson, Mrs. Balagno, Mrs. Fran-; Underbill Is her brother,
cesclni   and   Josie,   Mrs.   V.   Frelone,]     Mrs. Draper and Miss  Hopkins fln-
IJntrer Longer Dance
The  Linger  Longer Club  held  ono founded   by
of the most  popular and successful known
dances of tbe season on Tuesday eve- avenue.
ning.     The   Canary   Club   Orchestra a full line or groceries, vegetables,
supplied excellent music and Mr. Del rruitn. etc., will be carried, In addl-
Henderson of the Crystal Gardens al tion  to tlie finest meats procurable.
Victoria made a  great hit wben  ho The residents of Cumberland can thus
played several extras during supper, save themselves a lot of trouble and
A decorative scheme In pastel shades worry  by  trailing at  "the  Dairy"  an
of  pink,   mauvo,  yellow   and   green they may buy all their requirements
made a very artistic and beautiful cf- under   one   roof;    mens,   grooorloa,
feet.    Delicious  and  dainty  refresh- fruit   and    vegetables.     Mr.    Mover
ments, prepared by the club were serv- hopes, by strict attention to business,
ed around midnight, and the dancing courtesy, quality nnd  low prices, to
continued until 2 a.m.
merit a share of the public patronage.
MacNaughton, M.L.A.. was deputed by \
torla news of the meeting.
Harold Cox was voted to the chair, j
and Mr. Allberry was asked to fill the j
position of secretary.
Mr. R. E. Ault, of the Tsolum trustees, gave the figures on a blackboard, I
which showed that    under   the new
amendments next year's tax rate would
be almost 16 mills instead of 8.44 mills, j
the present lax rate, not Including any i
extras whicli the now act threatened
to put on In the form of additional ac-
commod&tlon for extra classes.
James Carthew, of the Comox trustees, was thc next speaker, and suid ■
that thc new act was not much out of
order; 11 only took away certain privileges this E. * N. Belt agreement bc-
Stowed upon us here, nnd put us on
equal terms with the remainder ol the
I province. Mr. Carthew. continuing,
Aabl that the whole Incidence of taxa-
' lion was wrong and that every person
in the province over 21 years of age,
male and female, native and foreigner,
should be forced to contribute towards
I the expenses of education.
I Capt. G. It. Bates next took thc floor
| nnd told how the Grantham Conservative Association had taken this matter
j up at one of their meetings uud sent a
resolution re taxation for school pur-
; poses to the Minister of Education,
Hon, J. Hmchcbtle. They had also
sent a teleinam to thc Premier nsklng
; for a delay In thc passing of this act
iituil alter thc Grantham meeting. The
Premier repiied stating that the Min-
ister of Education was unable to come;
that thc new act would not be taken
(Continued on  Page Five) I
Mrs.   10.   Aspesy,   Lndles'   Auxiliary,
F.O.E.
Sprays—Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hill.
Bill. Walker, Mrs. Bonora, Mr. F.
Bradley and Jim Hannah,
City Team Wins
Maynard Cup
Double Header Played in District
Crib League
Union Bay Crib team visited thu
City team at tho Anglican Hall la it
night and engaged the local team In a
double header enabling tbe local team
to finish itieir scheduled games anl
also annex the Maynard trophy. The
BSCOnd gome went to Union Buy and
was more in tbe nature of a friendly
tilt. Tbe City team were not ovi r
keen during tbe Becond encounter,
they had the cup "cinched" anyhow.
The first game was raider of a keen
nature, Seymour Abrams' (earn trying
their level best to pul a crimp In the
victorious career of the City team.
hut to no avail. VV. P. Symons, captain of the Cutuhcrlanders, announced
the score as Cumberland 20, Union
Bay \(i and the Becond g:ini" l'nion
Bay Bl, Cumbi rland IB.
Following tbe cards refresh men!:;
were served, Mann's Bakery catering.
The annual get together and presentation of the Maynard trophy to
the CHy team will take place shortly
In the Veterans' hall, but the exact
duto has not yet been decided on,
Mr.   It.  Scott, of  Vancouver,  was  a
business  visitor   to  Cumberland  on
Friday
alists and prize winners in many loading tournaments.
No badminton player can  possibly
afford to miss these wonderful games.
And If you arc not a badminton player now you certainly will be aftei-
wards,   Ii'.h a chance of a lifetime!
Extension Of
Island Highway
Is Suggested
Tp - Island    Delegation    Urged
Thai  Highway Ile lluilt
To Menzies Bay
\ .;.'■:. pre i ntlng I'strlcts
around Campbell Itiver. Comoi and
' ui ii ay waited upon Hon. N. S.
Lousheed, Minister of Public Works,
Monday to b i> bim to extend the
Island Ulghwaj from Campbell Kiver
to Men ill Hi.'. a i the east coast of
Vancouver Island, _ where extensive
logging operations are bring carried
nn.
Mr. Loughei ii ii.[gi ited that these
Inti: ■ iculd Inveatigale the possi
bility of securing help In the proposed road work from the logging operators who would benefit from It, and
then come back and tell hlm the re-
sults of thi i enquiries.
J. N. McLeod and H U, Hurford
repn ■ ati '1 :v Courtonay - Como*
Board •>( Trade, and Mayor Theed
Pearse :i>:|l '' :^ Wood, tbe Courtonay
City Council. C, L Harrison also at"
ti ndi d lo ihow tho Minister photographs of Ihe Forbidden Plateau,
whli li  is being considered as a park
area.
"LILAC TIME" at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre this Friday-Saturday PAGE TWO
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY li, UN
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED EVERY FIUDAf AT CUMBERLAND, B. C.
EDWARD W. BICKLE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY  15, 1929
ENCOUltAGLNG B.17S GAME
SPORTSMEN are reading with great interest the new
legislation proposed by Attorney General Pooley for
the setting up of a separate game department with
several districts in the province and the fostering of a
game conservation spirit.
Wheu we have a gamo department devoted to increasing the game of the province and game wardens who will
spend their time shooting off pests, feeding game birds
in severe weather, studying game conditions iu thc hills
and so forth, we will be able to keep our province as a
game  paradise.
The establishment of a new game department with the
employment ot more men will naturally mean additional
expense. Some ways of meeting this cost were suggested
by the Penticton Hod and Gun Club at its last meeting.
It is proposed that ihe ordinary firearms license which
now covers birds, black bear and deer and costs $2.50 bc
restricted to birds only and that bear and deer bc pu:
under the $5 big game license. Any man going after bear
or deer should pay an extra ¥2.60 for the privilege, thc
club  members  felt,
Furthermore, nnd what Is perhaps more important still,
the club urged that substantial Increases be made In the
hunting licenses granted to non-residents A study of tbe
anual game reports of the province shows tbat an increasingly large number of Americans came here not only for
big game shooting, hut also for deer and birds and for
fishing.
It is argued possibly that they leave a good deal of
money In tbe province through their travelling and out-
titling expenses. This Is all quite true In the case of the
big game hunters, although it does not apply to any extent to thoso wbo hop north across the border for deer,
say, In the Kettle Valley.
Essentially the game in British Columbia should be for
tbe British Columbians. The day may come wben liko
the remainder of the continent, we will have but little left.
If outsiders cau afford tbe expense of an expedition Into
B.C. to shoot our gamo, lhey can afford to pay handsomely
for the privilege. Hon. Mr. Pooley evidently recognizes
this argument as his new proposals include a substantial
increase In the non-resident big game license fee.
Insofar as the encouragement of fishing goes, it might
be possible to do much with an angler's license. Tbls ts
not very popular In many quarters because of the possibility of a fee keeping the youngsters of tbe family from
llshing. But surely, nt least an adult license foe of $1 per
year could bo imposed aud ihe proceeds be used for stocking tbe lakes und streams of the province,
At the present time llshing Is under tbe control uf
Ottawa In most respects although there seems to bo a
division of authority lu this province.
Thc local fisheries warden, Mr. Cartcll, Is doing goo,l
work In stocking waters of this district and should receive the encouragement of all of tbo clubs. No doubt
If the department had more money It could make greater
expenditures. - -Penticton Herald.
'OfiZm
« BfaSk.ncgkSHOE SALE
for one week only starting
Friday, February 15th
Cumberland Briefs
The Harmony Rebekah Lodge No.
22 met on Monday night in the Lodge
room and during the course of tho
evening presented to the Past Noble
Grand, Mrs. F. Covert, a magnificent
Jewel. On tbe conclusion of tbe regular business meeting a whist drive
was held, the prize winners being:
Mrs. Hutchinson, ladies' lirst and Mrs.
Bobba, ladies' second; men's first. Mr.
S. Robertson, substituting; Mr. A.
Grey, second Refreshments were afterwards served by tbe ladies of thc
lodge
The fortnightly whist drive and
dance of the Cumberland Cronies'
Burns' club attracted a large number
to the Veterans' Hall, twenty-four
tables being In play. Prize winners
were: ladies' first, Mrs. C. Walker;
second, Mrs. Johnston; gent's flrst,
Mr. I). Rutherford; second, Mr. A.
Grey. Travelling prizes wore won by
Mrs, Harrington and Mr. Parkinson.
Following the cards refreshmen's
were served, dancing commencing at
10 o'clock and continuing until midnight, the Byng Boys' orchestra supplying the music.
A delightful surprise party was held
at tbe bome of Mrs. Abraham on Wednesday, February Kith, to celebrate
tbe occasion of ber silver wedding anniversary. Several games were played, lho prizes going to Mrs. Lockner.
first and Mrs. C. Whyte second. Mrs.
Abraham was the very much surprised and delighted recipient of a beautiful silver fruit dish, presented by Mrs.
Frew, on behalf of thoso present. Delicious refreshments wore served by
Mrs. Dakcrs, Mrs. O'Brien and .Mrs.
R. Strachan. A great deal of fun aad
laughter was caused by two contests,
the prize winners being Mrs. McLean
and Mrs. Whyte. To bring a very
happy evening to a doso the guesU
stood and sang "For She's a Jolly
Good Fellow", followed by "Old Lang
Syne."
Those present were: Mesdames Williams, Lockner, O'Brien, R. Strachan,
Dakers and Miss Dakers. Littler, Sr..
Littler, Jr., Whyte. Roberts, Frew nnd
Miss Ivy Frew, Whiteliouse, McLean,
Abraham   and   Kenmcrc.
ia Harrison the guessing contebt. Miss
Norma Pnrnham, assisted by Lillian
Banks' and Beth Horbury served
dainty refreshments. The remainder
of the evening was spent in listening
lo some popular dance music over
the radio. Miss Claudia Harrison
will entertain tbe Gedunkers at their
next meeting to bc held on February
28th.
Those present wore the MlsseB Dena
and Jessie Baird, Edna Gear. Evelyn
Carey, Claudia Harrison, Lillian Banks
0-wen Emily, Beth Horbury, Isabelle
■jfterd and  Norma  Parnham.
Mrs. West Stockand, of Cumberland
received word on Wednesday night of
the death in Vancouver of her uncle
Mr. Tom Walters. The deceased was
a well known boxer and at one time
was manager of Tommy Moore, the
Nannlmo tighter.
On Wednesday evening the Gedunkers met at thc homo of Miss Norma Parnham, with Miss Beth Horbury acting as president. A short
business period was held, and tho
Gedunkers arc planning to hold a
dance sometime In March. Miss Beth
Horbury was successful in wlnnnlg
the Valentine contest and Miss Claud-
Union Bay
Miss Mabel Abrams left for Vancouver on Saturday where she will
spend tho next two weeks visiting relatives.
•   *   •
Miss Nettie Marshall returned home
on Sunday after securing her R. N. at
the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria,
A very enjoyable whist drive and
Uance was held in the Old School Hall
an Friday evening last. Prizes for thc
Whist  were   won   as   follows:   Mrs.   A.
Vuclnnvole,   ladies'   first;   Mrs.   R.   F.
.Vallace, ladies' second; Mrs. E, Kiny.
maying as a gentleman, gentlemen';
Irst and Mr, R. McKay, gentlemen's
jecond.
•   •   •
A large number of people from Un-
on Bay attended the Old Timers' Re-
Jnion on Denman on Monday even-
mg, everyone reporting a good time.
IN  MOOKIA.lt
Maxwell--Iu memory of our dearly
beloved daughter and sister, Jessie
Wlnnifred Maxwell, who passed away
in the Cumberland General Hospital
on February 16th, 1926, aged 17 years
and 7 months.
Just a memory  fond  and  true,
Just a token of affection
And a heartache still for you.
Just a sigh for olden momenta,
Just a smile of love anew.
Just a tear In silence falling,
And   a  yearning  just  for  you.
Sadly missed by her mother, father,
sisters  and   brother.
Around tho Corner.
"How far is it to the station, my
little man'.'" asked tbe stranger.
"About ten minutes walk, sir If you
run." saiil Tommy,
Notice
The A. It. Williams Machinery Co., of
Vancouver, having purchased the Bevan Lumber and Shingle Plant, have a
lot of—
PIPING
BRICK
CORRUGATED IRON
LUMBER
Etc., etc.
APPLY: A. GRAHAM
at the Sawmill Plant, Bevan, or after 5 p.m.
Phono Courtenay 196R.
B. C. HOSPITALS
FACE ACUTE PROBLEM
Campbell    River    Nurses    Are
Forced Out to Make Room
for Patients
Victoria, Feb. 14.—British Columbia
faces an acute hospital problem, and
there seems no immediate way out of:
it, according to striking evidence given to the public accounting committed
of the Legislative Wednesday by V.
D, Walker, deputy provincial secretary ]
who lias been associated with hospit.il j
administration for more than two decades, j
.Nurses Crowded Out I
Demands for hospital grants are
pouring In on the government, Mr.
Walker said, and most of them seem
justified by existing needs. In Campbell River, for Instance, he said, the
situation was so sorlous that nurses
had moved out of their quarters to
make room for patients and patients
also were being placed in store-room.^.
When G. S. Pearson, Liberal of Nanaimo, nskod whether hospital grants
were promised by the government
years ahead, Mr, Walker replied that
hospitals often cameto the government in advance of construction to
secure grants for tbe future and sometimes  their requests  wore granted.
He said taxpayers of B.C. are paying
$530,000 a year for hospitals, and he
favored tbe Idea of taxes for hospitals
on a similar basis to school taxes.
One of the chief weaknesses lu the
hospital financing system, said G. A.
Walkem, chairman of the committee,
is the poor collection of fees, and the
fact that same people seem to think
they do not have to pay for services
even  if they have the money. !
Dr. W. II. Sutherland declared the
hospital problem would become more
acute ns (he tendency of the times was
to uso hospitals to a greater extent
than ever before.
The hospital problem can be solved
by adequate health services. Dr. H. K.
Young, secretary of the provincial
board of health, told the committee.
"Give mo a full-time medical health
service and I can save you half the
money you arc constantly giving to
hospitals," he said,
"Thirty per cent, of the cases cared
for In hospitals should never bc there.
Those  cases  should  he  prevented."
Prevention Saves Money i
Dr. Young (Hinted striking facts tn
prove that municipalities which had
adopted preventive methods bad reduced their hospital bills surprisingly.
In the same way. venereal diseases
clinics in Victoria and Vancouver had
reduced the number nf venereal cases
In Essondalo mental home by f>0 per
cent, in five years.
"The  $85, i  spent   on  the  clinics
saved the province between $500,000
and $600,1  In that one institution."
he said.
"We are demonstrating every day
tbe value of prevention."
The committee will prepare a report for the Legislature stressing tbo
economic Importance of preventive
medicine and health education In order to strengthen tbo hands of the
govornmont In making necessary expenditures.
tt
fidO Pairs Ladles' Oxfords and Strap Slippers in Black
Tans and Greys and fancy cut-out styles in low, Cuban
and Louis Heels. Values to S7.50, sizes (t»-| JP
from 21/2 to 7.   Special Sale Price to Clear «PL.'tD
200 Yards, "fi-inch floral designs Drapery
Chintz.   Special Sale 3 yards for 	
95c
_* + $
A Special in Hosiery
Special Sale Ladies' Silk Lisle Sport,
Ribbed and Plain Hose. QP»/»
Reg. 75c, sale price 3 prs. for''*'*'
#i^^^
Minto
Friend', of Mrs. IJ. Wolfe will be
pleased to know that thc operation
she had performed on her was highly
successful and she expects to bc hack
to the Valley In the near future.
Mr. Chard and Mr. G. Smith are at
Nanaimo at present on n business trip.
Mr, R R. Carter, of Courtenny, has
finished the audit of the Minto Electric
Company's books for the past year and
a very satisfactory balance sheet will
bc presented at the annual meeting
next Thursday.
Master Austin Davies was operated
on for appendicitis last Saturday and
is reported as doing uncommonly well.
Thc Valley was very well represented
both on and oil the stage at the event
of the sea-son in Courtenay when the
musical comedy. "Trial by Jury," was
put on.
Courtenay Locals
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hemm motored
to Nanaimo on Tuesday en route to
Vancouver where Mrs. Hemm will
spend a short holiday with friends.
Mr. P. R. M. Wallis, of Victoria, who
is recovering from a very serious 111-1
ners. is convalescing at the home of:
his brother. Mr. D. Wallls.
• #    •
Mr. .T^ck HflRloni returned nn Tttfts-
dnv nft«r sncndltirf the week-end ir'
Vancouver on business.
• •   *
Mr. R W. F BlieVmnr«. M«"ii<ll|
■Trnltiln" T*wHii.-fni» "-pnt n'-er tn V*>n-j
cnin-pr nn Wednpsrimv after receiving
the nnd nsws that his father had died
nn Tuesday.
Mr. D, OnHmore arrived during the
week frnm Vancouver where he now
resides. nr>d Ik tenrlnR down what re-
mnlns of b»<= hullrilnff nn the Union Eay
Rond recently damped by fire.
• •   •
Mrs. M. WH«ht. of Vnn«MiiM»r, who
.-.-.mo  fl"°l* to nff*n«H  lior hfl+V'inr'q  IMflfl-
hi— jq idsltlng with her mother. Mrs.
A. Beaton.
• *   *
Mi-    f>t>ri   Mt*q    A'nv.   rVinlmerS   hivp
rofntmnd tn TTnr*.o y.-'ke after a visit
with Mrs. Ray P^^nn.
A la rue number nf nennle frnrn
Cnnrtenav nnd disMfit went over to
Dnnrnin Tclnnd 0*1 Mnnrtnv evening to
nttend the Annual Pioneers' Re-Urtlon
lipid two nnd thev all renort a most
wonderful time. The Hit "Joyful" carried about slJftv frnm fnmnv and other
boats from Union Bay nnd Buckley
Bay were loaded to the gunwales.
• •   »
Have Increased Reach Frontier
Tt is understood that the local syndicate  which  recently  purchased  the
• *   •
McPhee portion of Kve Bay, has Increased it* holdings hv the purchase
nf the ndlneent Chnnpcll property,
I hns extcndlnc their beach frontage
around to Cape Lazo.
•   •   •
Mr, nnd Mrs. W. Robsnn and aon
Roderick went dnwn to Victoria by
train on Friday last.
Mrs, n. sohwarze was a passenger to
Vancouver  on  Thursday.
Mr. F, W, Galloway made n business
trip lo Vancouver last week-end.
• •   •
Mrs. T. D. Smith met with n painful
accident on Sunday while preparinR
supper. A double saucepan in which
she was preparing a pudding exploded with the result that she wns severely scalded on the face and arms.
• •   •
.lolly Bachelors Give Party
A very unique Jolly Bachelors' Party
was held in the supper room of the
Native Sons' Hall on Friday evening
of last week when each Jolly Bachelor
member of thc club was entitled to
bring one bachelor friend. Thc occasion was to make n presentation of a
desk iien set to Miss Anna Hildebrand,
a retiring president of the club; ilso
to present Mr. Lloyd Geidt, a former'
member and who has recently been
married, with a cheque and best wishes *
of his friends. I
• *   • !
Thc early part of the evening was'
spent at bridge and the prizes were
won as follows: Ladies' first, Miss;
Kathleen Cooper; consolation, Missj
Marjorie Michell; Gentlemen's first'
Mr. Wallace Baikie; consolation, Mr,
Stan Venables. Dainty refreshments:
were then served In the supper room,
after which dancing was ln order.        1
Say B.C. Coaling
Ports Lead Coast
British Columbia coaling ports
wbieb include Vancouver and the nine
ports of Vancouver Island, lead ln the
business of bunkering deepsea and
coastwise ships on the Pacific Coast,
according to figures compiled by thc
Vancouver Merchants' Exchange following a claim made by Seattle that
it Is ilie leading hunker port.
It appears that recently a British
marine publication printed a statement from a private shipping company that Its Pacific ships bunkered
at British Columbia ports because of
better facilities. A Seattle bunkering
firm protested to the British paper, declaring (bnt all but one European lino
had discontinued bunkering at Brltisii
Columbia ports.
After Investigation the Merchants'
Exchange took up the cudgels in defense of British Columbia ports, forwarding to the British publication a
statement declaring that while three
or four lines in the U.K.-Continent
trade take a few hundred tons of fuel
at Seattle in order to reach their main
fuel bunkering ports at the Panama
or in the Wost Indies, all other regular lines trading from Vancouver Island.
In 192S the coal ports of British
Columbia loaded 202.106 tons of conl
of which 100,000 tone were for deepsea
vessels, and 36,000 tons for coastwise.
Tbe Seattle total for 1928 waa 65,000
tons to nil craft.
THANKS
On behalf of John Thc Hatters & Co-, Mr. Alex.
Gresola wishes to express his appreciation and extend
his thanks to all his customers who patronized them
during their stay in Cumberland, and especially during their dissolution sale, which helped materially in
discharging his obligations to his former partner.
Mr John Malaharis.
Mr. Gresola also wishes to express his appreciation
to Mrs. J. Murray for the creditable manner in which
she conducted the business.
Lumber
In every sorts of building materials,
MOULDINGS,
WINDOWS. DOOItS
SHINGLES.
KILN  DRIED  FLOORINGS.
AND    FURNISHINGS
sVF DELIVER TO ANYWHERE IN SIIORI
NOTICE WITH   RBA3CNAULE  CHARGES
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i
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with the best of
them, at the
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prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
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COAL    —
GENERAL HAULING
of all descriptions
WOOD
Black Tea Ice Cream
1 cup evaporated milk diluted wltb
1 cup water
IVi cups augar
3 tbsp. black tea
V. cup lemon julce
6 clovea
Yolks 8 eggs
Vs tsbp. salt
Orated rial o» % !•»»•»
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup cream
Scald milk and water and add tea
and cloves and steep for 3 minutes.
Strain add sugar, Bait and well-beaten egg yolks. Cook ln top of double
boiler until thickened, Cool, add lemon Juice and rind, evaporated milk
and cream. Freese ln a 1:6 salt-Ice
miitura. PAGE FOUR
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
J
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY,U*V1929
it
The Tragedy Of A
West Coast Race
A Review by G.  V. Ferguson
There nre parts of the world, per-1 were of noble blood in Temlaham the
haps, which stands impervious to the land  o£   their  tribe  on   the   Upper
Impact uf tho West. Somewhere, perhaps, there stands some use or custom the stuff of which is stout enough
to stand the relentless hammering
of the White Man, dynamic and dreadful, secure In the power of the in-
Skeeua,, a land which once had been
a paradise on earth, if tribal legend
was io be believed, but a land in
which through war anil dissension,
evil had taken root and flourished.
Alan's first disobedience had been fol-
Btruments   he   employs.    Somewhere  lowed by other lapses, and in 1887,
perhaps, there is such a haven; somewhere, perhaps, tho strength ia there.
13ut that haven was not Temlaham,
iiur have the Indian tribes of the
Upper Skeenn the fibre nor the force
to face the Btorm of modem life.
Primitive civilization has much to
comment) It. Within lis llmltes, it is
firm, secure, embedded deep in customs anil usages, hearing tho holy
sanction of untold ages. "Uut they are
Stiff With their years, stiff and brittle
and unsafe. Ho it was that Temlaham fell. Life was good thore in Its
fashion until the Time Spirit swept
down the Skeena gorges. The blast
crackled over Temlaham, and all Its
totems ami ancestral magic availed
ii mn one whit Down came Temlaham, aud in the wreckage came also
the flotsam of the tribes, Kamalmuk
nn dSunbenms, Neetah, and Bitten
Wrists, weohah, G reat-wlnd-of-the-
air, ar.d all the rest. Today little Is
left. There are still Indians in the
mouutaius and ou tho rivers. There
are still canoes on the rivers and totems gaunt on the shores. The
Wolves, the Ravens and the Firewoods still have their being, hut the
numbering of their days is long since
past. Their lives are a tale already
told. Temlaham is gone, dead and
gone these forty years and more, anil
those still living recount those yesterdays as part of a legend belonging
to the pasl -the last sad story of a
savage grandeur now gone forever.
This then is the story which MarlUB
Barheau, the Dominion ethnologist
nnd folk-lorist, has to tell: a story
told with Infinite sympathy, restraint
and skill, nud now enshrined In a
volume admirably produced and beautifully illustrated. How Mr. Uarbeau
tote those legends from their tribal
resting-place would make a story in
itself. The matter of the book is Indian. Tlie form, however, is the author's, and the skill he has shown is
proof of his zeal in a great task, for
it' we must take their heritage from
them (ns is written and ordained) at
least we should erect worthy monuments in honour of those tribes who
who once stood regnant in the land.
This volume forms such a tribute. May
there bc many more.
the subject has dignity. There may
be many who can see little In such
a theme. To them, as their train roars
down the rock bound tracks along
the Skeena, the little Indian villages,
men' clusters of wretched hovels,
clinging to the beaches, may seem
sordid enough, compared with the
steam-heated luxury of woll-built
city homes where all the mechanical
devices of thc great age of machines
hnve joined hands to make life easy
nnd comfortable. To others, as their
tourist vessels glide through the Inside passage of the Pacific Coast, the
Indians who gaze at them from dock
aud shore wrapped In thoir filthy
rags, are not impressive spectacles:
"Just Indians, my dear, and my God
how they do smell." Such, perhapp,
Is the comment of the dominant race.
when the story opens, llitle was left
of the ancient glory. Little was left,
aad that little crumbling fast before
the insidious though only semi conscious encroachment or the white
man.
Nothing else in n well told story
equals the magnificent opening scene
in whicli Sunbeams wins the place of
chief for her puny son, Uiiten Wrists,
In ihe fuce of the violent opposition of
her Uncle Neetah, who himself aspires to the post. Intrigue and chicanery, move and counter-move in this
savage ceremony pile oue ou another
In fast succession. At last in uie
moment of her triumph Sunbeams
signs the glory of Hauumuk, the new
Chieftain, whilo old Weehnh, head oL
tlu* tribe, applauds her act:
"Hearken! In Hanamuli's keeping
are the sacred traditions of Temlaham
of epic struggles between the Fire-
weeds and the Havens, of an age of
bliss In the laud of plenty, and of the
downfall nnd dispersion long ago.
Hearken, you all, and remember to
the end of time! Its rehearsal will
recall how the hunters of Keen-
ley once went down to defeat at tbe
hands? of their neighbors the Kunra-
dels, how the last of them, Shawah,
and her daughter, were redeemed L*V
Sunbeams of the Sky, and how Hie
perennnlal difference between the
FIreweeds and the Havens was smothered in fire and blood, as we still remember to this day."
The scene, a foetid native hut, the
audience, iish-stained nnd dirty, the
singer a squaw furbished in her tawdry trappings for a savage, pagan
ceremony. But the theme, the grandest that man cau sing! The Homeric
epic, the story of a noble past, the
hope of a glorious destiny. Long into
the night the singer held her place.
But Kamalmuk laughed nnd went
out. The ancient story now and again
still had power to move him, but the
attraction of the white's trading pOHt
now meant more to hlm. Honorable
association with the white conquerors
nftant more to him than reverence of
a dead pnst. He laughed and went
out: but Fate marked his passage, and
How can they know tbat of these
his fashion a man of destiny, and
Destiny laughed.
A day later his son was dead. The
new chief Hanamuk, little Bitten
Wrists, was laid low In the moment
of his elevation. The disease wns
measles, itself one of the white meu'*i
gifts, but to the savage mind, lt was
no stark physical malady, but ouo
born of the scorn and curse of Neetah
tho sorcerer, the rival of Hanamuk,
who had sworn revenge after his defeat, by Sunbeams.
There follows the drama of the story
Tradition demauded blood, but Ktt-
winkul Jim shauk from the task. Ho
had beeu torn from his traditional
moorings, and nothing had taken its
place, He suspected witchcraft in his
son's death but why should he shoulder the blood curse of a crime? Was
not  the   law   of  the   while   man   su-
nassacre, no bloodshed. The Ravens.
tlie Fire-weeds and the Wolves sank, as j
they were doomed to sink, into sordid :
liuguor. Only the keenest minds am-1
oug thom understood that their day j
was over, that the great days of Tern- i
lahani so solemnly celebrated in their;
tribal rites, could never return. They
* ere unwanted wreckage cast up on
i he shores vt a new age. With kindly
contempt reserves were allotted to
..,em, nndtiiere the last survlviora of
. amalmuk's generation live to this
i ay. Sunbeams herself, still Is alive,
conquered, indomitable. The main
i>ctors in the last drama of Temlaham
liave all disappeared, and the curtain
• ill never rise upon that stage again.
iiie epilogue of generations of bls-
lory is finished. A new civilization
n et an old weak civilization. Rows
"!' aspiring totem poles above aban-
doned huts In the shadows of tha
mountains along the Skeena, are the
monuments of the race which lost.
Kamalmuk himself Is the subject of
tlie last tribal epic, shrouded already
i i the mists of a day definitely over.
'■ lie hills still rise around Temlaham.
lie Skeena still whirls and eddies
Ils way to the sea, but the very continent on which these dramas were
'iiacted has disappeared forever. A
i ew land, who knows whether It l<i
:< better one? h.as taken Its place.
—The Canadian National, January.
IRENE RICH BRILLIANT
IN "THE SIVER SLAVE'*
Double  Feature I at  the  Ilo-Ilo
This Wednesday and
Thursday
Irene Rich has the greatest part of
her career as the charming widow
who uses her charms to win from her
llapper daughter the men of wealth
and years who try to win her. It In
only when her mother explains her
reasons that the youngster forgives
whnt seemed to be her unpardonable
conduct on her parent's part. The
story has a background of brilliant
coloring and smartness. The women
of the cast wear beautiful creations.
"The Silver Slave" is a masterpiece
of modem life. The strong cast in-
eludes Audrey Ferris one of the most
beautiful of »he newer Hollywood
lights—Holmes Herbert, John Mlljan,
and Carrol Nye .The story is by Howard Smith nnd the scenarizatlon was
done by Peter Milne. Howard Breth-
erton directed. "The Silver Slave,"
starring Irene Rich, comes to the Ilo-
Ilo next Wednesday and Thursday
along with the feature "The Lady
from Gay Paree", with Barbara Bedford, Margaret Livingston and Malcolm McGregor.
ORIGINAL ^GARDEN i
OF ALLAH" INTACT
Estate at Biskra, Algeria, Has
Deteriorated Little Since
Hitchens Described it
"The Garden of Allah" at Biskra,
Algeria, is exactly as described by
Robert Hichens in his novel which
Rex Ingram filmed abroad for Metro-
Goldwyn. The famous picture comes
to the Ilo-Ilo, Friday and Saturday.
22nd and 23rd.
It has deteriorated scarcely at all
In the twenty-five years since Mr.
Hichens thinly disguised it as being
on the "oasis of Beni-Mora overlooking the great Sahara desert."
The garden, considering its unique
desert surrounding, is one of the most
beautiful estates in the world and
certainly the most artistic in Africa.
From It you get a wide view of tho
Sahara. The garden itself is a mass
of towering palms and rich growth of
grass and fruit trees so thickly planted that the tropical sun can hardly
pentrate. It takes in about eight
acres. A marble statue of a purple
dog described by Hichens, adorns tho
1 twn.
The original designer and owner
was Count Lnndon, n Frenchman. He
ts now S5 yenrs old and still living.
He gave tbe estate to his sister on
her bethrothal. When she died the
magnificent wedding present was loft
to his niece, who now occupies It part
of the year. Visitors are allowed In
at all times.
The estate is such a sliowplacc,
thanks to the publicity It has received
from the novel, play and motion picture, that the big travel bureaus now
make out touring itineraries which
read "Algeria, Biskra, "The Garden
of Allah' and Tunis." The tours take
fifteen days.
It Is five days by these six-wheeled
motor caravans from Algiers on the
. Vc:'.iterilnncan to "The Garden of
j Allah" on the Sahara by way of Con-
| stantlne, Mlchelet, Bougie. Kerrata,
! Setif, Ampere and El Kantara. Tho
j distance Is about 420 miles.
] By train from Algiers to "The Garden of Allah" via Constantlne takes
' 14 hours.
j High - powered, six-wheeled cars
; equipped for desert travel can cut
south across the Sahara from Algiers
to Bou-Saada and then east to Biskra
1 and cover 285 mlle3 in one day-
Some private parties have claimed
to have made the trip between dawn
\ and dusk. The same trip by camel
1 caravan takes nearly a month. j
I    Alice Terry and Ivan Petrovlch play ]
the leading roles in this Metro-Gold'
■ wyn feature picture.
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marked him as her own. He was in preme? Murder was an ugly word,
villages each one represents some tra-;ai„i murderers were dlsplsed aud huut-
ditiixi   which  stretches  further  back e(i   folk.    He  valued   too  much   his
than any of the great eastern cities
which now sprawl so shapelessly over
friendship with the whiles to run such
risks,    And he stood tn fear of the
mile  after  mile  of   territory?    How  iaw.   Helplessly his mind wavered.    ;
can   they  tell   that   the   Indian  they      At   home   Sunbeams,   the   mother,
sneer at or ignore is a man whost* | nursed her sorrow and her rage, and
lineage  and  family   is  of  truer  de-1 cursed the Impotent weakness of hor
scent  than   a.iy  of  the  well  dreSBed  husband.   To her there was no proh-
tourists, to whim the Pacific Coast
means nothing more than a few days
•holiday away from home and office?
How can they tell these things \
What, indeed, does it matter, once
told? Little enough, perhaps. Small
enough boor, perhaps, to a people who
live a thousand moments in present
and future to one In that past. Happy
Is the nation  without a history, the
lem. The duty was clear. Bitten
Wrists was dead, thc chief of the clan.
Hanamuk had been slain, cruelly, and
wantonly, not in fair light but by sorcery and witchcraft of a rival. Blood
called for blood and daily she spurred
on hor mind-crippled husband to his
plain duty.
The rest of thc story Is briefly told.
Goaded to desperation by Sunbeams,
proverb runs. Happy, perhaps, that | in one of his recurrent moo,Is of trlb-
poopla may be, but can it he a nation Ll faithfulness, Kamalmuk murders
If the story of the pnst is not woven Neetah on a lonely trail nt evening
ruthlessly into a web now loomed, above the flowing Skeeua. Thc affair
What cm such u people be, if In tin   is  hushed  up  for the  moment   with
pattern there nre no fierce scarlets
and sombre purples of past achievement nnd aspiration, of failure nnn
success, Fallen Temlaham mny be,
but she died not without her glory,
and today thai glory sheds a pallid
Illckcrlng light upon the present.
Kttwlnkul   Jim   wns   the   name  lit
tribal justice, retribution and atonement. But the Indians, stirred Irom
their lethargy by the event, grew restive. The confusion born of the Time
Spirit tears nt their hearts, antl tho
embers of revolt from while domination glow faintly brighter. In the
background looms the dignified figure
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was known by al the trading post,! of Sunbeams, thc relentless, the great
' where his contemptuous idol, Mr. rock stemming tbo onrush of thc new
Beach, now nnd then gave him n pipe'nge. Complications set In .an un-
and a paper of tobacco.a worn outt scrpulous white turns tho revenge to
hat from Vancouver or u pair of leath-1 his own advantage and at last a tiny
er boots. Kitwinkul Jim was proud punitive expedition sets sail for the
of his association with Mr. Beach, Skeeua, Intent upon seizing the mur-
proud of his friendship with the white [ derer. Kamalmuk files to the hills,
men. Not so proud, nlns ,of his own ' Treachery follows. Showing nn sym-
true heritage of noble blood, for Klt-.pathy and no understanding with In-
winkul Jim was Kamalmuk, a chief i dlan mentality, Indian tradition or
among his own people. Not so Ills'custom, the police first trick Kamal-
wife, Sunbeams, proudly bearing her muk from his biding placo. and then
ancestral name, nnd scfljrning thief shoot him down, Sunbeams, with all
"Fanny Johnson" with which the her lack of love for the new em, knew
eusy-going white men hnd Inbellcd better than her unfaithful husband
her. Proud, Implacable nnd pagan, a what the white man thought of her
Tory heart and soul, clinging to thc people. They were only damned Si-
things she knew, and understood and washes after all.
loved, even though she saw, none Kamalmuk's death wns a rude shock
clearer, the crumbling foundation on to the tribesmen, but thore was no
which her little people stood.    Both  spectacular aftermath, no rising, no  ,
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Vou don't have to be a detective to find a thousand
laughs, thrills and chills in this comedy knockout!
S'olen jewel.!—mysterious disappearances—a beauty
iu durance vile—and our heroes solving everything in
a big way. Stay away if laughing isn't on your diet
lil.   Because this one is even funnier than "Rookies,"
with
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**
Wednesday and Thursday, February 20th and 21st
"The silver Slave
Starring Irene Rich with Audrey Ferris
The gay widow has found thc emptiness of loveless
marriage!    She sees  her  daughter following  after
moneyed men—leaving the lover of her childhood!
No reasoning will change the daughter's mind!    So
mother uses her own charm and wooes away one after
another—then—from across the sea—comes—
also
The Girl from Gay Paree
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REX INGRAM'S
Greatest Triumph/
THE STORY:
Father Antoine, a handsome young monk, by chance is subjected to the
temptation of the world outside his monastery. Forgetting his vows, he
escapes, and, changing his name to Androvsky, wanders through many
lands.
He meets a beautiful girl, Domini Enfilden, and falls in love with her. She
ia warned against him by an Arab soothsayer, who forsees no happiness
for ths ni, but she disregards all warnings, and the two arc married,
They go into tho Sahara Desert, where Domini's happiness is disturbed by
the sadness und r which her husband appears to be laboring, She tries
to harn his secret, bul fails. Then, one day. tbey are caught In a terrific
.sandstorm—a scene that will live long in the memory of the beholder—
which brings to an emotional climax ono of the most colorful and truly
gnat stories which have bcen brought to the screen.
Filmed iu the Sahara Desert, with thousands nt' Arab tribesmen, this has
been hailed as one of the biggest and spectacular pictures in many years.
with
Alice Terry
and
Ivan Petrovich
A laugh in every foot! |
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'PHOAE 155
SYSTEMATIC FEEDING
AIDS  BIRDS  DURING
THE COLD SNAP
Three Tons of V I  Has  Been  Did-
trlhuli'il   All  Over  Vancouver
Islunil—-Hany Volunteers
Holp ilie Good Wurk
During ihe receni cold Bnap, greater
Interest than ever before has been
evinced In Un- protection and feeding
of birds, who have a hard time
scratching a living, according to Major Mon let tb, secretary of the Victoria
and District Fish and Game Association. Feed, consisting of crushed
mixed grain with a necessary portion of grit, has been supplied from
the Provincial Game Farm at Elk
Lake, under tbo able direction of
Game Warden Jones. Acting under
the instruction of the Provincial
Ciame Hoard ami in conjunction with
the Victoria and District Fish and
(lame Association, the work was carried out very efficiently.
The greatest .sufferers in the cold
weather are the imported same bints
and mosi of all tbe California quail,
which are naturally accustomed lo
warmer climes. Further handicapped
by their short leg3, these little birds
find it very diffioult to scratch their
food when tho ground is covered with
ti carpet of snow. The favorite dish
for quail is .seeds and grain, tliey being particularly fund of tho seeds of
broom. Undor ordinary weather conditions these seeds are found In large
qiianiiiU -*. around any broom patch.
[fowi ■■•■■:, tiie ground covered with
bi ow, om i in oo ' ie difficulty these
bird   have of scratching their living
Unable to n ach i I. tliey rnpidly
arrive at a itngo Df tarvatlnn. and
Buffer greatly from tho cold. Undi r
snr!) i on lltlons quail can ho easily
caught by hand, and on numerous
oc ii loi I lvb hi en R '■''■ nred up by
- ime kli 'i u arled housewife In the
l, icki ird i l brou [hi Into the klteho i
to thaw out, Very little fonr, If any,
Is shown hy the blr Is while ail thia
i go ng on, and oue la apt to think
that If the... could speak thoy would
' ay "thai k ;■ m ' in appri elation of
the kind e ■ i eing shown towards
them
rintmnl It*- Toll
In spit, of ll ■ ■!: trlbutlon of food
and the I li of many people, tho
reci nt i I i i has i Inimed Its toll
of Ird it nothing to the nuraboi
that woul I p      .;'' ' havi "gone west"
had li ■.-.: i i for tl e •:* tematic and
vnlu ' le work c irrled out by supplying reed to differi nt parts of Vancouver Island.
In 'hi- placing the grain on the
ground, careful Instruction!] had to
he enrried out. It was obvious that
careless spilling nf tho food on tbe
snow would have been of little or no
use, but those responsible for the distribution of this grain cleared the
snow and made small traits leading
tn the location of the food. Some
three tons of grain has been used in
feeling members of Hie feathered tribe
who provide so much sport tor Vancouver Island's sportsmen,
Farmers, and people in many otlier
walks of life, all combined to assist,
and man., telephone calls and letters
from residents in outlying districts
wi re received by .Major Montelth, who
, lost no time i.i seeing that grain was
shipped. StageB muking llieir daily
run; and private cars were all working, carrying food to unfortunate birds
j ,n   .■.nine  pi:t  of  Vancouver   Island.
j The food was put down In hundreds
of places, where ii was readily found
jy the birds, both quail und pheasants. Stage drivers carried this food
free of charge, just giving a helping
.innd to the big army nf those out to
mva the birds. The work hag never
before been equaled In this part of
the province, according to Major Mon-
tolth.
Dogs Run Wild
Tlie fre of many local nnd Island
iportsmen has been aroused hy the
leaving of dogs to run wild during
his cold snap. Many birds and deer,
It Is claimed, have been pursued by
theso dogs and In many cases rendered
helpless on account of the frost and
now. An urgent appeal is issued to
dog owners to keep lied up or confine
m li dogs as are apl to run wild.
Dominion Land Surveyors      ,
The origin of the art and practice
if land surveying is lost in the mists
of antiquity bul  that  it  was one of
the   eni ly   profi i lona   (here  can   be
■ ii  reu onable doubt.    As population ;
In r .i od on tl e o irtli the very exist-1
ence of tho tribe or of tho family do-*
pi nd d   upo .   the   proprietorship   of!
tho land ovor which the men hunted
or later eked  oul  n  pn itoral living. I
I he pn toral li:    more especially led j
to a   di.;   a I   of  the  available   land
among  the  fnmilloa and  Individuals.
I'm bnbly  tl     m tl cine man  or vil-
1 ■■■■    ureer ir wa i Lhc one who knew
In  : the llmll   ol thi area ovor whicli
the tribe hoid  swnj  and ha may bo
i  g   pio] ■ nl or   of   ilie   present   day
highly qualified hind surveyor.
When tho Dominion of Canada no-
quln d from the Ilti Ison's May Com- ]
pany that groat area then known as!
I Itupi 11 -   Land,   tho  Survey  and  ad-1
ml ilstrntion of ii wero early entrusted i
1 to the Department of the Interior. By '
the   Dominion   Lands   Act,   provision
..    mn le f n  a Board nf Examiners
fore the Board of Examiners.
All surveys of or affecting Dominion lands may be made only by those
qualified. In each province, however,
there arc lands over which the province has jurisdiction and legal surveys affect lug these lands may be
made only by a duly qualified surveyor for that particular province. As
tlie technical qualifications are very
similar in the province and the Dominion, It Is quite often the case that
a Dominion Land Surveyor has also
qualified to make surveys in one or
more of the provinces and many of
tbem have established provincial practices.
The list of Dominion Land Surveyors,  past   and   present,  carries   the
names of many distinguished  Cana-
ians.   Dr. E. Devllie, Dr. W. F. King,
Dr. 0. J. Klotz, 'were three outstand-
Ing men in the Civil Service of Cana- j
da.   Others still living hold honoured
positions In thc federal and provin-
cial services with the Canadian Pa- j
ciflc and Canadian National Hallways, j
and  as   university  professors,  while
thoso In business for themselves are i
scattered  all  over the  country,  not:
onlyln  the profession of their early |
days but as lawyers, bankers, Investment brokers and executive and administrative managers.
To he a successful surveyor in a
new country requires resourcefulness
in a high degree and Indomitable
pluck, qualities whicli stand their
possessors in good stead if they take
up otlier vocations.
Orange Honey Sandwiches
1   cup sugar
WA cup water
Vt cup orange juice
V< cup finely-chopped orange peel
>_. teaspoon vanilla
llnll sugar, water, and orange Juice
until syrup will spin a thread wtien
dropped from tip of spoon. Add orange peel, from which the white must
be removed before peel Is chopped,
and oae half teaspoon vunilla. Again
bring to boiling point; cool and use as i
sand wich filling between thin siloes
of buttered bread. J
Cumberland
Halts       ;
■iMmable  !
Ill
luall-
id
d experience of candidates
ie commissions as Dominion Land Surveyors, The Surveyor
' Ceneral of Dominion Lands, Depart-j
ment of the Interior, was to act as I
CI alrm in of this board, Li the Act:
II was provided thai any duly quail-,
(led land surveyor In tbe then exist-:
Ing provinces of Canada who register-'
ed was entitled lo a commission as I
Dominion Land Surveyor and many
Becured commissions in this manner. ■
Since the date of tlio Act, 1S72, however, many others have qualified  bo-'
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j  Charlie Dalton
•   Meets Boat at Union Bay Every
\ Sunday Morning
Auto, horse and
sled used
to reach scene
of trouble
'They lmd to travel by
automobile, horse nnd find
to reach (lie scene of (lie
telephone trouble-but tbey
got there, uud speedily restored service.
Such was tbo experience
of repairmen of the it. ft
Telephone Company en
Monday, January 2S, when
cold weather caused a break
In tlie Vn ncouvor-l 'it bra 1*3
circuit. The trouble wns
nbout l-l miles from Kiiin-
loeps, hut the huge snnw.
drfiA, innde the main rond
impassible In places, and a
detour was necessary, The
telephone men rode 12 miles
In an nutomobilo( when the
mi to could mt uo further,
lhey obtninod n team of
horses; and four or five
miles beyond, when the
tenm coutil not get ihrninrlt.
tbey sel out to do (he re*
imilnlnp three miles on foot.
They had the line hack in
order hy three o'clock Hint
afternoon.
B.C. TELEPHONE CO.
P. P. Harrison
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Ollice
Courtenay             I'hone   258
Locnl  Ollice
Cumberland Motel In Bveningrs.
Telephone   11511   or   2-1
■ Filmdom's Most Popular Comedy
Team 'Invades the Underworld
j    Karl Dane and George K. Arthur,
famous comedy  team of the screen,
invade tlie underworld and enact the
role of a pair of amateur detectives,
in  iheir  latest  hilarious  experience,
: "Detectives," which comes to the Ilo-
| Ilo   Theatre,   Monday   and   Tuesday,
February IS and 19.   The new Metro-
j Goldwyn-Mayer comedy is a thriller
1 with laughs injected by the pair aB
"hick"  detectives,  blundering iuto  a
I serious   underworld   plot.     Mareelliiu
j Day  plays   tho   heroine,  and   Tenon
Holtz,   Clarence   Lyle,   Polly   Moran
and others of note arc in the cast. It
was directed by Chester M. Franklin.
NANOOSE CLUB PROJECT
LAID ON  BOLD LINES
The    beautiful    wooded    peninsula
overlooking Nanoose Bay, held by the
; Canadian Kxploslvos Company, as suc-
: cesaors of the consolidation of the
I ^plosive companies ou this coast, lias
been selected as the site of handsome
j ciub quarters,   A bond was issued for
llie property three weeks ago.
I The area which lies to the north
j west of the bay, at a considerable ele-
I vation, is approached by a motor road
1 which connects it with tho Island
I highway near tho Arlington Hotel,
; fifteen miles north of Nanaimo. Tbo
', properly, white having this conncc-
; tion, is entirely isolated by land, every
! arrival being under survellance at tho
lodge gates, so that it is as coniplcto-
■ ly self-contained as a private estate,
■ On tlie seaboard side are three deep
1 water piers which will be retained,
j the location being an Ideal one for
! yachting, and providing admirable
j anchorage for club visitors arriving
j hy yacht or by launch from any dis-
, tance.
Well Equipped
j On the property stand modern resi-
; deuces used by the staff until opera-
, tions were suspended four yeara ago,
and (here is also a group of buttg-
, alows facing south, located on an oak
studded terrace below the larger residences. Water is obtained from Deep
Lake, within tbe confines of the property, and there areteleplione. sewerage and other facilities, but the lighting plant was dismantled in 192tJ, aud
transforred to Estevan, Sask.
The new club house, which is to be
erected from the designs of Mr. A. A.
Cox. Vancouver, will be financed by
' an incorporation of the Nanoose Club,
j Limited, with $5,000,000 capital, divld-
| ed into 20D shares of $25,000, the lat-
1 ter sum to constitute the membership
, fee.   Mr. S. Drummond Hay, Vancouver, is secretary for ihe promoters, the
I Toronto General Trust Company, Van-
1 couver,   Is   trustee   for   the   proposed
incorporation, and the solicitors are
Messrs.   Craig.   Ladner.   Carmichael,
i Tysoe &. Downs, of Vancouver.
Palatial Clubhouse
\ It is proposed to locate a palatial
clubhouse on tbu southeast slope ol
Notch HU1, overlooking Nanoose Bay.
The plans call for all the conveniences
of a modern club. A complete viceregal suite is projected, entirely self
contained. A ballroom, stage for theatricals, and similar facilities called
for in such an establishment are Included in the design.
Among the feature of the grounds
will be nn lS-hole golf course, polo
grounds (of which meadows already
exist) salt water swimming pool, tennis; squash and badminton courts.
Wben the necessary details are
completed, a board of directors will
be organized ami tenders invited for
construction.
Romance, Thrills
Make "Lilac Time"
A Great Picture
Tender Love Story, Brilliant Acting
hy Colleen Moore and Airplane
Fight Thrills Arouse Fan
Enthusiasm
If love levels ail ranks, it also overshadows even events of world import,
so far as lovers are concerned. And
as most of tlie world ls composed of
lovers and all tlio world loves them,
it is not surprising that "Lilac Time,"
First National's big new special whicn
opened last night at the llo-llo with
Colleen Moore as the star, enthralls
by reason of the love story it tells to
even a greater extent than because of
the World War background.
First National has supplied a pic
ture, perfectly directed by George
Fitzmaurice, wherein a little Freucli
girl aud an English aviator are tha
principals. Colleen Moore i3 the girl,
Jeannine, nnd Gary Cooper ia the
young ace. Both contribute brilliant
performances.
The audience responded to the magnificent scenes of the air battles; the
movement of the troops from a provincial village before the enemy advance—all of which were marvelously
presented. Bul it wept with Colleen
Moore, laughter with her, longed, aa
did she, for peace, tbat love might not
be thwarted In its purpose.
The work of the star is of that
quality which defies the critic's analysis. She simply is the character
she portrays, it is more than acting
it is consumate art. Miss Moore has
added to her list ot screen portrayals
one tbat can be definitely aslgned to
a place at tlie very apex.
CARD OF THANKS
Thc family of the late Mrs. Gertrude
Gibson tender heartfelt thanks to all
who loaned cars, the services of their
neighbors nnd for tho very beautiful
floral tributes received on tho occasion of tlie funeral of a devoted
mother.
t'AMX OF THANKS
Robert, Herbert, Margaret Gibson
and family take this opportunity of
thanking Doctors MacNaughton and
Hicks and the nurses at the Cumberland General Hospital for their kind
attention and sympathetic attitude on
the occasion of tbo illness of their
late mother, Mrs. Gertrude Gibson.
IN  MEMOBIAM
ln   loving   memory   of   our   dear
daughter and sister Sarah Lawrence,
who passed away February 17tb, 1927.
The depth of sorrow oan not tell
The loss of one we love so well;
And while she sleeps a peaceful sleep
Her memory we shall ever keep.
Her smiling face to us so dear,
Her gentle footsteps no more we hear,
Her wilting hands nnd face so sweet,
In heaven some day we hope to meet.
However long our lives may last,
We will rememher you.
Sadly missed hy her daddy, mama,
sisters and  brother.
AI!AMA';':':: '      '   AAr
iiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii	
The Greatest
Air Spectacle
Of The Age!
Not a War Picture
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Two Shows at
7 and 9 p.m.
il Adults   50.?
Children   25.?
-MATINEES-
Friday - Saturday
at 3.00 p.m.
Adults   35.?
Children   15.?
\\ Millions have paid $2.00 per J
J  seat   to   see   "Lilac   Time."
NO ADVANCE IN PRICES
AT THE ILO-ILO!
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IL0IL0 THEATRE
Cumberland
AY, FRIDAY AND
AY, FEB. 14-15-16 ,<
CUMBEKLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
COME TO CUMBERLAND
on
St. David's Day
March the  1st
FOR THE BIG
Concert
Supper
Dance
Which will be held by the
Cumberland Welsh Society
Concert commencing at 7 o'clock
PROFESSOR MORGAN'S CONCERT
PARTY
of Vancouver, will bc responsible for the Concert,
which will be held in the
ILO ILO THEATRE
Immediately after the concert, supper will be served
in the Veterans' Hall, after which a monster dance
will be held in the Ilo-Ilo-
Admission:
Concert, Supper and Dance  $1.25
Tickets limited — Get yours early.
L
Ward off the Flu and
other Winter Ills
with an
Electric Hot Pad or Headlight Heater
Few things offer so much warmth and comfort, ao
much protection from ills that come with cold Winter
nights and damp Spring days, as Electric Hotpads and
Electric Heaters,
NORTHERN ELECTRIC HEATING PAD d>Q PA
HOTPOINT HEADLIGHT HEATERS     d»Q AA
priced at   VvtUU
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
To Keep "Closed" Plumbing "Open"
This Is a Vi-ln. valve for use on domestic hot wator supply
systems for relief of damaging pressures caused by ranges
and tank heaters.
Approved
Bolli Red Top Relief Valves are approved hy Underwriters'
Laboratories, Inc. and by Slate and Municipal Bureaus of
Water and Holler Inspection.
CUMBERLAND AND UNION WATER WORKS CO.
Limited
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director.
Telephone 144
Co.
Mill St., Courtenay
Agent ln Courtenay: Mr. A. B. Ball
CLOSED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS ONLY
Service and promptness still our motto.
TOWING & FREIGHTING — REGULAR FREIGHT SERVICES
Powell River, Alert Bay and all Way Points every Tuesday,
Courtenay, Comox and Way Points every Wednesday.
Tugs and Scows for hire.   Boats for charter.
Warehouses and Docks at Vancouver, foot of Bldwell Street, and
Courtonay, B.C.
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
Rural Schools
Protest Act
fContlnued from paste l
up until next week, hut tlmt our own
member would be present and give full
particulars.
Mr. Staghall, Comox District, was
the next speaker, and stated that the
educational survey of 1924 was a big |
thing, but he objected to remedies be-
Ing applied piecemeal and thought the[
whole affair could wait until the whole
system of taxation was gone over in J
every phase.
On a question being asked as to the
E. Ss N. Belt dole, Mr. Mantle told how
a bill was put through to help struggling schools in tho widely scattered
population, by paying the teachers' I
salaries. He had learned on fairly;
good authority, however, that if the
government was approached in tlie pro-'
per manner they would agree to post-
pone this new burden until the whole'
taxation problem was gone over.
Mr, Avent then read a petition which
was being put around for signatures, as
follows:
"Whereas the entire system of taxa- ■
tion is being considered by the govern-
ment, that this meeting petition the
Department of Education to hold over
the present amendment until such sur-'
vey is included."
Mr. William Duncan said that although he had no voice in tlie rural
dlstrlot, he being a taxpayer of Courtenay, still he was interested enough
to attend, and his own opinion was that
the whole expenses of the educational
system of British Columbia, outside of
the unversities. should be paid out of
consolidated revenue: then the government would be put to the need of securing mv sources of money raising.
They policed the province, and looked;
after the Forestry Department, Asylums
and other phases of provincial life., and
wns there any good reason why education should be different?
Dr. G. K. MacNaughton, our member, j
entered at this moment, accompanied
by Mrs. MacNaughton, nnd Mr. Duncan'
was asked to go over his point again for
tho doctor's benefit.
Mr. Mnntle was then asked to out-!
line the trend of thought throughout
the Valley, as it was typified at this
meeting.
Mr. Ault again went over tile figures
of Tsolum Consolidated scliool district,
balance sheet, and Mr. Carthew saidj
Comox Consolidated was in much the i
same position.
Dr. MacNaughton was then given I
the floor. He said lie was glad to come |
and meet so many in this hall. He told
how Mr. Davie of Cowichan and him- j
self had taken tills matter up right J
away as it was their constituencies
which were most concerned. He had
Interviewed the Minister of Education
several times, and admitted that Mr.
HlnchcliiTe required some money this
year over tlie usual revenue, nnd he
thought this wns an easy way to find
what he required. But Mr. Hilichclifte
had assured him that it was not districts like Comox nnd the Tsolum he
was after, it was those districts which
were paying from 1 mill up to 3 or 4
for education, and he had the assurance of Mr. HinchclilTc, although it
was not embodied In tlie bill, that any
rural district which was taxed over 8
or 9 mills would have government aid,
and he would do his best when he went
back to Victoria to place tlie position
of these two Consolidated Schools before the Minister.
The matter of broadening the incidence of taxation was discussed during
the evening, Capt. Bates contending
that the liquor profits should go towards education all over the province
and not be handed over, as lt is at
present, to the urban district where the
store happens to be located; also tlmt
$10 a year be assessed on all males and
females over 21 yoars of age who did
not otherwise pay school taxes.
Mr. Carthew gave an instance of a
family coming to Comox, the head of
the family worth $150,000, rented a
house at $10 per month, sent his five
children to Comox school and never
paid a cent ln taxation, which surprised the man himself.
Mr. Ault thought a graduated scale
of taxation would bc better than a fiat
rate.
Dr. MacNnughton stated that thc
Minister of Education was seeking a
solution of this taxation problem, and
his intention was certainly to brouden
the system of taxation.
Mr. Hughes than moved that n roso- j
lution bc herewith framed on the lines
spsclficd by Mr. Mantle, nnd Mr. Cnr-
thew, Mr. Staghall, Mr. Mantle and.
Capt. Bates were requested to draw up
this resolution.
An interval was given lo the meeting]
during the time tills resolution was he-;
ing prepared and thc doctor was sorely
buttonholed by the various interested
pnrtles.
The resolution was then presented as
follows:
"At a meeting of the Comox, Royston
Minto and Tsolum school districts held
in the Grantham Hall on February 9th
the following resolution was unanimously passed:
"That in view of the fact, that it is
the intention of the government to
consider very carefully the whole system of taxation for sciiool purposes
during the coming year, the present
bill dealing with tho school act bo held
over until the above mentioned survey
has been made."
Mr. Hughes moved and Mr. Stalker
seconded, that Dr. MacNaughton, M.L.
A., present this resolution along with
the signed petition to the proper authorities.
Dr. MacNaughton then stated he
would like some opinion on the number
of children which should comprise a
HEALTH SERVICE
ot the
Canadian iMedical Association
questions coiicer.iiiiK health, addressed to the Canadian Medical
Association, 1S4 College Street,
Toronto, will bc answered by letter. Que:-tions as to diagnosis
and treatment will nut lie answered,
Influenza
During nn epidemic, most people
are anxious to net-lire information aa
to how to protect themselves from the
particular disease which happens to
ho epidemic nt that time. There are
fewer epidemics now than there used
to bo because we have learned how
to prevent, certain diseases which, not
so many yenrs ago, were tlie cause or
epidemics. The early settlers in this
country had thc sad e.\perlence of
repeated epidemics of cholera antl
typhus fever, or. as the latter Was
called, ship's fever or Immigrant fevrr
Until recent years cause, epidemics of
typhoid fever were common. These
diseases rarely cause epidemics now
because our public health organization wnges a successful war against
them, providing the necessary ctiuin-
ment with which to light iB available.
We are not. successful in thc same
mensure   in   preventing  epidemics   of
such diseases us Influenza, because
l as yet the cause of this diaease Ib not
1 definitely known; nor have we a
i means of making ourselves immune or
; resistant to Influenza, in the way we
i can, through vaccination, rend our-
j selves immune to smallpox.
All tlie advice given in  regard to
; influenza may be put In a few words
, —live a hygenlc life, and If you bo-
come ill, go to bed and call In your
■ family doctor.    This advlco  Ib  per-
| fectly sound.   Our reason for refer-
, ring to it is that it Is important that
; it be understood, If we are to protect
| ourselves al the time of an influenza
| epidemic, we must believe it is practically impossible to alter our mode
of living suddenly.    We should,  for
exiimple, always wash our hands bo-
fore eating; we should never put anything into our mouths, excepting food
anil drink, or a toothbrush.   The reason for these habits is to keep disease
germs out of the mouth—the common
mode of entrance.   Such habits cannot
tic   suddenly   established   during   an
epidemic.   Practise (hem at all times
and you will do them unconsciously
and so protect yourself, during and
between epidemics, from some of the
dangera of infection.
Thanksgiving Date
Not to Be Changed
Move Is  Defeated  tt) Combine
Armi.stice  Day  And
Thanksgiving
Ottawa, Feb. 13.—Seldom indeed is
[here a lack of business iu the House
of Commons on private member's day.
This afternoon lliree debates developed. Thc lirst was on a resolution of
Dr. F. W. Gerhshaw, Liberal, Medicine
Hat, that,the national Thanksgiving
day be on Armistice Day, November 11
instead of on the Monday of the week
in which November 11th falls,
This resolution was lost on Mr.
Speaker calling for the yeas aad nay---.
Tho second was that a committee Investigate the granting of family allowances. This was carried without
division.
Titles Still Debated
The third was on the titles question,
left over from the day before. The
.lchate on this was not completed
when the House rose at six o'clock.
ii will lie continued tomorrow. The
•('solution was moved by C. II. Cahnn,
Conservative, St. Lawrcnce-St. Georg.i
Thursdays are private members'
days as well as Wednesdays in tlie
early part of the session, so there will
probably be another field day for
members in this private legislation.
"Canadians*
i    The next resolution on the Order
I paper is that of E. D. II. Bisett, Lib-
i eral, Springfield, that citizens of this
; country should be described as "Canadians" in legislation, instead of the
name of the race of their ancestors.
Thia was followed by one submitted
i by  Hon. Dr. Edwards,  Conservative,
Frontenac, respecting the natural resources of the Prairie Provinces.
A bunch of mules had just arrived
at No. 4 anda driver made the mistake
of going too near one. Hia comrade.i
caught him on the rebound, placed
hlm on a stretcher and started for
ihe hospital. On the way the injured
man regained consciousness.
Ho gazed at the sky overhead and
felt tho awaylng motion of the stretcher. Feebly h,e lowered his shaky
hands ovor the side 40 find only
space. "My gosh!" he groaned, "I
ain't  even  hit the ground  yet."
^in-ss; the new act called for thirty-five
!o one room in.stead of forty, as heretofore.
Mrs. Carwithen, Tsolum Consolidated. Mr. Staghall, Comox Consolidated,
ind Mr. Stalker. Minto. agreed that
forty was not too great a number In a
Traded scliool, but was much too large
Ior an ungraded school.
A vote of thanks to Dr. MacNaughton
for his presence, and to the chairman,
crmimited the meeting, whiqh lasted
-.ill 11:30 p.m.
maoism
and Pneumonia
NunlccU'tt hrum-hial coldi nre
Rcroun.     Stop   them   iiiHfanlf;/
Buckley's Mhtu™.  Ih action i
Ik'vintf  the  cough  nml  c!"iirin(t  tlie
tubes I.' iimnzinHly swift—nnd sure
All druBBtata ael! "Ituckley'ri" undo
n poattivf cunrnntee.   Huy a bottls /
\ Unlay, and be sufe,
W.  K.  Rurlctnj,  Llmi.rd.
142  Mulunl   Hi..  Toronto 2
L   60 MIXTURE m%W
Acts like a ftuih-
a ilniilc lip provct It
75C   and   40c
CANADIAN NATIONAL
EUROPEAN TOUR'
-Miirvt-lniisI   Different I   What   You've
.been waiting for
Never before have the opportunities
for seeing Europe, In comfort, been
better presented than in the Canadian
National 1929 All Expenses Tour j
through Great Britain, France, I3el- '
glum, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
Prom $416.00 up (Montreal-overseas I
and   return   to  Montreal  you  get  a;
38 day to 69 day BlghtBeelng tour— i
visiting the old world—the cradle of;
civilization—of seeing worid-renown-
ed  cities  and  beauty spots,  historic
•sites and monuments.   Sail from Mon- j
treal, July 6th, on the Cunard Line
S.S. "Andania",   Everything along the :
wny Is arranged with no attention to '
detail necessary on your part.    The I
assurance  of  desirable  steamer  ac- '
commodation and choice hotels on the ;
other   side—the   elimination   of   the
wrangling with taxi-drivers, porters,
disappointments and delays are only
a  few of the advantages enjoyed  by
taking this most attractive tour, which
offers great travel value.   A feature
is touring Scotland and England by
motor coach,
Full details and information from
E. W. Bickle, agent, Dunsmuir, ave.,
Telephone 35. 6-8
PAGE FIVE
Eastern Canada
ur the
United States
this Winter
by the
CONTINENTAL LIMITED
Leaving Vancouver !):50 p.m. Daily
EDMONTON WINNIPEG MONTREAL
Carries Through Standard Sleepers
VANCOUVER-CHICAGO
VANCOUVER-KELOWNA
Radio-equipped Observation Car
E. W. BICKLE, agent, Cum berland,  It.C, Telephone 85
Or write
C. F. Earle, District Passenger Agent, Victoria, B.C.
Service    —    Courtesy
Canned Fish
Horseshoe Salmon, Vi lb. tin, 2 for   45<?
King Oscar Sardines, 20c. per tin, 5 for   95<?
Pink Salmon, '/t's. 5 tins for   55tp
Kippered Snacks, 3 tins for  25£
Kippered Herring in Tomato Sauce, large, 3 tins 50s?
N. B. Sardines, 3 tins for  25£
Canned Finnan Haddie, 2 tins for  55tp
AIRY-FAIRY CAKE FLOUR, 35c per      t£-|   A A
packet, 3 for    tDloUU
2-lb BOX OF DUTCH COCOA, 35c per box     rffl
5 lb. Box         4 OL
Full Stock of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Always on Hand.
MATT BROWN'S GROCERY
Service and Quality Reigns
Phone 38 We Deliver
Mutual Life of Canada
If interested in a sound investment studv this result
of policy in Mutual Life
Policy No.    Plan    Age
U.IK   Eudosvm't 29
30 years
Net Cash Paid
by Assured
JH2.70
Gross
Premium
(29,40
.Vniount
sU.uuu
Cash Paid
by .Mutual  Lite
tl.371.02
Gain
Amount Received
for Each Slim Invested
$108.70
Regular   Dividend   Allotment   for   1028—5*1,400,000
ln addition to this a special Cash Dividend of $700,000 Is now
being distributed to policy holdor.s
WILLIAM HENDERSON, Al.
Phone 83L Agent Cumberland.
The GEM
BARBER SHOP
Opposite  Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Cumberland, 11. C.
ALHERT EVANS
Practical Barber *i Hairdresser
Children's hair cut any style 860
Ladles' hair cut any style SOc
j King George Hotel j,
; good service,  reasonable chargua,;:
jCentrally Located!
DR. W. BRUCE GORDON
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir* Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
CUMBERLAND, B.C.
Fertilizer and
Seeds
It ia not too early to be thinking of Fertilizer and
Seed Requirements for the Spring. Our new stocks
will arrive shortly, and wu can supply your needs
without delay.
ORDER THROUGH ANY GROCER IN
CUMBERLAND
«•    t    ♦     t     ■i-~~
Comox Creamery Butter 55c PM lb.
Comox Creamery As.sociation PAGE SIX
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
PRIDAY. fCBRUstllT It, IM*
Something New
Butterfly skirts, candy stripes, have just been delivered to us and are on sale now; the shadings are very
smart, and the style is there.   Price $5.50 each.
Flannel Butterfly Skirts in shades ot Navy, Red and
Copen, a very smart and attractive skirt. Price $4.95,
Misses Sweaters, in many new stripes, sizes 28 to 34,
made of a very nice quality wool, will give real Rood
wear.    Price $2.95,
TABLE OILCLOTH
We have had delivered the new self colors in table
oilcloth .which makes a most attractive table coloring, The new shades we have in stock tire Retl, Pale
Green, three shades of Blue, Pink and Yellow, <iuitc a
change from the usual floral designs, antl the quality
and price are the same.
We arc opening out a consignment of new goods, including many novelty designs in prints, broadcloths,
and fancy goods suitable for dresses,
A shipment of liouso Dresses has just arrived today,
and will be on display in a few days.
Representing Pictorial  Review Patterns
Pantorium Dye Works.
Cumberland Personals
DRYGOODS
& GENT'S FURNISHINGS
SPECIALLY
Mrs. MacNaughton is spending the
' mid-term holiday with her daughter
; who Is attending St. Margaret's, VIc-
\   toria..
Mr. and Mrs. .Moycr are receiving
congratulations on the birth of a sun
at the Cumberland General Hospital.
Dr. Wilson wlio lias been substituting for Hr. MacNaughton during the
latler's absence at Victoria, has left
Cumberland for Britannia Lieaeb Hospital. Ur. Miuorgan, of Britannia,
who lias just resigned to enter private
practice will till If, MacNaughton's
placo iu Cumberland until thc end of
■ the present session of the legislature.
Mr. Lion Horbury who has beeu
; spending the pa.U week at Vancouver
; and Wilson Creek, returned to bis
!   home In Cumberland on Tuesday.
! Mr, \v. Whyte returned from Van-
;   couver on Saturday.
',      Tb,Q   many   ErlendB   of   Mrs.   Dave
' Walker will bo sorry to hoar she Is
I ill in ilie Cumberland General Hos-
; piiai.
: i ...
; Mrs. J. Gillespie is also n patient
I   in  the Cumberland General  Hospital.
\ Miss Sadte Brown returned to Df;n-
;   man Island on Sunday, after spend-
■ ing the week end in town.
■ I *   *   •
t j Corporal Mathews of Ashcroft was
; a visitor In town on Wednesday mom-
•   Ing.
'       Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilcocvk and BOn
■ Bert left on Monday for a motor tour
, of Vancouver  Island.
«   *   •
Mr.  T.  Bennett  returned  home on
Tuesday  from  Vancouver,  where  lie
| has been a patient in St. Paul's Hospital for the last week.
i     Tlie Hev. P, and Mrs. Comley wero
, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. II.
Mumford during last week end and
| early portion of this week. The Rev,
Comic,, was a delegate at the recent
Synod held in Victoria aud was on
his way home to Alert Bay.   On Sun
, day evening the Hev. gentleman
preached   at   tlie   evening   serivce   at
{ Holy  Trinity,    He  left  on  Tuesday
; morning  for  Alert   Bay  accompanied
j by  Mrs.  Comley.
A reception was held in the Geoi-
gia Hotel tor Mr. and Mrs. Angus
Beaton on their arrival in Vancouver,
after which they left for Seattle en
route to Honolulu, and before returning home will visit in California.
Mr. Duncan Fraser was a visitor
from Victoria over ilie week end.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Graham, Sr., left
on Tuesday for Nanaimo and returned
on Friday.
Mr. Aubrey Dykes is a patient in
tho Cumberland General Hospital,
due to big blow-tovch exploding ami
severely burning his face and hand...
Mr. Frank Hotter returned to Kamloops Sunday after having made a
short visit to see his brother 'James,
who Is ill lu ihe Cumberland Hospital.
Won on Appeal , <
In the case against Low How, son of j !
Li Yuen, which was appealed by Mr. j I
P. P. Harrison for the accused to the I !
County Court, the appeal was heard ] !
before Judge Barker at Cumberland!!
yesterday with the result that the con-! I
vlctlon was quashed. , I
Mr. Ooorge W. Clinton left on Sat-! ■
unlay last, for Vancouver accompanied ' j
by MrB. Clinton. '.
His Matters Voice Records
Mrs. M. Brown entertained at a I
dinner party on Thursday, February)
7th to celebrate the occasion of her
sou George's sixteenth birthday. Cov-
ers wero laid for ten, and the guests,
sat down to, a well set table laden
with dainties, in the centre ot*which
a large birthday cake bearing Bixteen i
oaadleB made a charming effect. After ;
dinner the boys spent tbe remainder
of the evening enjoying thc theatre.
Those invited were Andy Walker,!
Andrew Brown, George Brown, WU-
lie Brown, Harold Conrod, Jack Mc-■
.Lean, Norman Ellis', Floyd McMillan
and Joe Williams.
Joe
Mondi
sister.
Balagno  arrlvi
y to attend the
d   in   town   on
wedding of his
Mrs. J, C. Brown, Mrs. Abraham
Mrs. Watson, Mrs, F. Horwood, Miss
A. Haywood and Mis. Hewitt will bo
Joint hostesses at a silver tea to be
held at ihe manse on Wednesday,
February 20th, at 3 p.m.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bennie
in the Cumberland General Hospital
on  Thursday,   February   lith,  a  son
Notice
NOTICE is hereby given that all ac
counts due and owing to John The
Hatter & Co., are to be paid to Mrs,
J. Murray.
John Thc Hatter & Co.,
Per A. Gresola
for Saturday only
20 lbs. Sugar   $1.33
6 lbs. Apples  25
'3 doz. (Sunkist) Oranges     .50
Shoulder Turk, per lb 20
j    Loin of Pork, per lb 25
Leg of Pork, per lb 25
Loin of Veal, per lb 30
Leg of Veal, per Ib 30
Shoulder Veal, per lb 20
Pork Sausage, 2 lbs 35
I,     THE DAIRY
'Phone 98
Messrs.   Frank   and   J.   Bond,   the
well known roller canary breeders ot
i Cumberland, who have been meeting
wiili  such  wonderful  success   at all
the  const  shows   this   winter,   made
' two   shipments   on   Monday   of  this
, week to widely separated points. One
, shipment  went   to   Indiana  and  the
■ other to California.    The birds  were!
shipped via Canadian Pacific Express.!
j Since  taking  several   prizes   at  the'
j coast  shows, when  some of the best I
I birds   in   America   were   competing
j against them, the birds of the Cum- '■
: berland men have been In great de-
' maud,   fanciers   from   different   parts
of the Stales making enquiries during
tlie past two weeks.
APPLICATIONS WANTED
Applications will lie received by tho
undersigned for the combined po.si
lions of orderly and janitor at thi
Cumlierland General Hospital. Itegu
lar hospital orderly duties and tin
usual janitor duties, tako care of
furnace and any other work required.
Salary. ?7o per mouth room aira
board. Applications to be In the
| tiantM of the Secretary not later than
February 28th, 19°9.
C.  J.   PARNHAM, Sec'y
7-8 Cumberland General Hospital
A novelty whist drive will be held
by the ladies auxiliary of the F.O.E.
In the Eagles' Home on Tuesday, Feb.
19th. Good eats and good prizes. Admission   25c It
litis for Hie V.iu' Games
Charlie Dalton's bus will leave the
Cumberland Hotel at 7:"o on Saturday night, February 23rd for the Badminton Games at Royston. Fare BOc.
return. Two trips will be made if
necessary. Reserve accomodation now.
Homo Cmikinir Sale
Tbe W.B.A. Review No. 17 will hold
a homelcooking sale and afternoon
tea in tho Fraternal Hall on Wednesday afternoon, February 20th from
:i to c p.m. lt
mzzam :
HOLY TRINITY CHCRCH NOTES
During tbe season of Lent it has
been arranged for the following clergy
to visit the parish at the evening service, and they will preach in Holy
Trinity Church on the da;es against
llieir names:
February 24th—Rev, G. L. Bourdtllon.
March 3rd—Rev. A. W. Corker.
March 10th—Rev. E. M. Ellis.
March 24th—The Bishop of Columbia
March  17th—Ven. Archdeacon E.  P.
Laycock.
(Please cut out this list for reference)
The First Cumberland {Holy Trinity) Troop of Boy Scouts are making
progress in their work and in a week
or two thc boys will be ready to be
invested with their Tenderfoot Badges
A recent innovation hag been the placing of a "Good Turns" box on the
table at the meetings and the scouts
must come prepared to put in it a
small written account of the good
turns done during the week. From
written reports turned In recently
the following are extracts: "1 went
to help a poor wounded dog home",
"I found a boy who was going to the
movie. He bad lost 25c so 1 helped
bim to find it". "I went to see if I
could do anything for an old lady",
"I rocked the baby, made the fire and
cleaned tho bedroom", "I went on an
errand".
Mr. Frank Shaw has presented tha
Troop wilh a very fine Knots Board,
and the 1st Ladysmith Troop bas al^o
given  a  useful  Notice  Board.
Darrel Thomson ls Ihe latest recruit and is now passing through the
probationary tests of a Tenderfoot.
Birthday greetings are being sent
by tbe Scouts to the Chief Scout, Sir
Hobert Baden Powell, who will be
~2 on February 22nd.   This year also
Hot Numbers Just In
21805—  "Don't Be Like That." j
21793—   "Freshman Hop." j
21806— "I'm Sorry Sally." j
21798—  "I Can't Give You Anything But Love." j
21779— '"Sonny Boy." j
21766—  "It Goes Like This." j
***** ;
You Can't Go Wrong With A Master's Voice Record. |
***** *
Also a New and Up-to-Date Line of Sheet Music. *
LANG'S DRUG STORE |
"IT PAYS TO MAI. AT LAND'S' '•
\
Buy Your Meat
where you buy it best
The name City Meat Market stands for:
CLEANLINESS—Every piece of meat you buy frum Citj  Meat
Market is lu Ferlect condition.
QUALITY—Only meat of .high quality Ib sold by City Meat
Market.
ECONOMY—lt is the policy of the Clt.. Meat Market to tell the
housewife of the advantages of using cuts which
at present areuot so kell known as the popular
steaks and roasts, bul which provide delicious new
dishes for the family menu—and at a saving.
£.     FA lit PRICE—The name City Meat Market means good meat at
£») a fair price.
■II     COURTESY—You will llnd that the City Meat Market gives you
Jj^ prompt and willing   service   at  all  times.
I CITY MEAT MARKET
rj^        "The Store That Appreciates Your Patronage"
~jd   Phone 111 We Deliver
commemorates the 21st Birthday ot attending are as follows: Mlaa E. HII-
the founding of the Boy Scout Move- ton, Miss D. Waterfield. Miss N. ford,
ment. I Miss J. Edwards. David Idiens, Robert
Confirmation classes are now being   Ash- Jiielt Hilton, Tom. Hilton, Cyril
held each week at  Royston.    Those j Edwards.
Enjoy Home Life
with the
Rogers  Batteryless
Radio
The Rogers' Batteryless Radio will provide numberless hours of enjoyment in your home Its dependable
operation — its magnificent appearance — Is further
emphasized by theso low prices,
i
ll:
USE GAS AND OILS
THAT are DEPENDABLE
When you use ETHYL GAS and AEROPLANE OIL
you know you are getting thc utmost in dependable
performance from your car ... . and getting with a
maximum protection for your engine. ETHYL GAS,
distinctly a POWER fuel, and AEROPLANE OIL, a
paraffin base lubricant, arc endorsed by hundreds of
motorists,
♦ ;        Cumberland Motor Works
THE EVENT OF THE YEAR—Everybody's Going ! 1
ADMINT0N
- Exhibition Games -
Sponsored by the Imperial Badminton Club
Dominion and
B.C. Champions
i
Jack Underhill
Men's Singles Champion of Canada
Miss Eileen George
Ladies' Singles Champion of Canada
and B.C.
Table
Model
$170
i\ ■ I. QHIDT
1  |       Satisfaction  Guaranteed
W. GORDON
Phono 77
^Mfc&*&^^^ '
&*' Low [Joy
$275
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PREB DEMONSTRATION IN YOUR HOME.
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THE
G. A.
FLETCHER
MUSIC
Co., Ltd.
CUMBERLAND COURTENAY NANAIMO
Phone R. A.  Uobssrtsiin. *»7M  Cumlserlnnd. for Demonstration.
iaMfc_«aaswJXfc-«sss«>>-^sssO     .1*1  .', tm.   ., ssO ,,,,<■ ,,.,   s*
You must be
satisfied
We aim to satisfy all our customers and friends
is one thing we pride ourselves on—thc satisfying
of ALL our customers.   Our friendly courteous service
and the quality of our goods has earned for   .   .   .
Mumford's Grocery
such words of praise as
"If You Get It at Mumford's—It's Good"
Phone 71 W. Deliver   SS
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Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Muir
Nationally known title-holders and winners of many B.C. Championships
DICK UNDERHILL   MISS HOPKINS    MRS. DRAPER     NOEL RADFORD
Well known Vancouver Players—Champions All
IMPERIAL PAVILION
ROYSTON, at 8 p.m., on
SATURDAY, Feb. 23rd
Ringside Seats $1.00 Rush Seats 50c
Reserved Seats are limited—Get your tlekeU from Imperial Club member..

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