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FORTY-SEVENTH   YEAR—No.  44
Mr. Walters
Passed Away
Old Time Resident of District
.Came Here 30 Years
Ago
Mr. Harvey Walters, who died at
Union Hay laut week was interred in
the Cumberland Cemetery on Sutur-
day morning ut 10 o'clock, with the
Rev. K. 0. Robathan Officiating. Deceased suffered a stroke some lime
ago from which lie never fully recovered.
The funeral arrangements were in
the hands of Mr. T. 1-3. Hanks, Cumberland.
Mr. Harvey Walter was born nt
Uffington, Berkshire, England, and
first came to this country thirty-live
years ago, after a period of service in
the Royal Marines. Thirty years ago
he came to Comox. and for many
years operated a brick-yard in Cumberland. Leaving for the Mainland,
Mr. Walter and family took up farming in the Chilllwack district, where
he resided for twenty-five years. .In
1923 he came with Mrs. Harvey Walter to Union Bay, and lie lias resided
there since, in failing health. His
strong personality will lie missed by
all who knew him. He was a member
of the Odd-Fellows and is survived
by his widow and two sons. James
and Harold, both residents of Union
Bay.
CUMBERLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA       FRIDAY, NOVEMBER  2,  1928
SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE:  TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM
PARKSVILLE RACKET
WIELDERS TO VISIT
IMPERIAL CLUB
A number of the members of the
Parksville Badminton club will come
up to Koyston on Saturday. November
17th to engage the Imperialites in n
series of inetr-club games. Parksville can boast of some real good players and the visits of the southerners
in previous years always produced
aome excellent games. Just how many
players are coming up could not bo
learned, but the local I tee are practicing hard 'With a view to qualifying for
the team to meet tlie visitors.
Gulf Steamer
Ready Nov. 30
Big Gang of Men Working On
Crack Canadian Pacific
Ferry
The Princess Elaine is still on the
ways. Forty men, including four
divers, are now employed at the Vic
toria Machinery Depot upon the crack
Canadian Pacific ferry, /building n
launching way under the vessel and
out into the sea. As the steamer wa;
being lowered into the sea upon the
marine railway on September 10 last.
the cradle jammed firmly, holding her
■with her stern a few feet from the
water. According to V.M.D. officers
the vessel Is expected to be released
from the temporary prison about the
end of November.
Effort To Be Made To
Put Coal Industry
On It's_Feet Again
Action   in   the   Matter   to   Be
Immediate
Victoria—Hon. W. A. .McKenzie
Minister of Mines, has set out to re
place oil-burning equipment Insofar
as possible wilh coal burners in government buildings of all sorts. New
public buildings hereafter ure to be
equipped with coal consuming plains,
and many existing Installations arc
due for reconversion. British Columbia is a conl producing province. Aa
yet it does not produce fuel-oil.
Action In this mutter Is to bo immediate.
Action also Is being taken on the
nepnirt lof Waiter Leek, consulting
engineer, whose Investigation nud experiments as to treatment of coal byproducts have been so satisfactory
•that he has been able lo convince the
Minister that (properly used) British
Columbia coal can meet fuel-oil competition both ns to efficiency nnd
cheapness with pulverized conl.
Plants for scientilic treatment of
bituminous coal are to be erected to
produce the pulverized product, whicli
large fuel consumers are assured
(with the automatic stoking and burning equipment now available) will he
found cheaper, safer and more satisfactory In every wny than fuel-oil.
The objective of the government In
taking special measures to hasten
general use of the new fuel Is to put
the languishing colliery industry on
Its feet again.
Mr.  Marriott  has   taken  over   the
business of Mr. Preston Bruce.
School Trustees Hear Report Of
Mrs. Banks, Delegate to Convention
The regular meeting of the Cumberland Board ot School Trustees was
held in the school ou Thursday even-
Ing. ■
The usual business was discussed
and an expense report was submitted
to the Board and proved to be very
satisfactory. It was noted In the re-1
port that (lie Domestic Science and
.Manual Training classes had Incurred
very little expense and were practically self-supporting.
Mr. Apps' report was read and although a number of applications from
different persons have been received
It Is felt that IT the public do not
make a more hearty response, the only
subjects which bo advisable to teach ]
lu the Night School clusses will he j
band and instrumental music. Mr. ]
Murray stated that it is expected that1
thirty pupils will be enrolled for this
week before tiie classes begin. At Mr.
Murray'B request it was moved that
two nights a week be allotted for the
teaching of music in the school, lt
Is felt that the pupils will derive more
benefit from the teaching if this plan
is adopted. The Hoard moved that the
boys may be allowed to have a sale
of articles made in their manual
training classes to help make the
niglit school self-supporting.
Mrs. Banks, Cumberland delegate
to the annual convention of School
Trustees held at Penticton, submitted
her report of the convention to the
board. The report was accepted as
read and the meeting was adjourned.
Mrs. Bunks' report follows:
The B.C. School Trustees' Convention was held at Penticton on September 24th. 25th and 26th. Convention
Sessions were held in the School
Auditorium, a splendid room with a
seating capacity for about three hundred people. Penticton is a rural
municipal school and has three splendid school buildings. The Public School
has nu enrollment of about 525 pupils. Junior High 200, und High School
160, taking care of nbout 900 children
with a staff of 22 teachers. They
have every modern convenience In
their buildings and a well equipped
gymnasium, manual training and
home economics rooms. Our home
economics, 1 am delighted to say,
compare most favorably with theirs,
indeed but an electric BtoVe and more
machines and seating capacity. Their
manual training room is wonderful
and we have a long way to go yet in
that direction. The scliool grounds
nnd gardens are enclosed with stone
hedges in most artistic design and
the gardens nre beautiful, mostly
composed of ornamental shrubs and
rose bushes. The pride of pupils,
teachers and trustees, wns a flag, carefully encased in a glass case and
mounted in the front hall. This had
been presented by the citizens of Penticton to some members of the staff
when tbey went to the war, nnd had
heen carled through Mons. aud many
other engagements, and brought back
to Penticton scarred and blood stained and hung in the Public School. The
school also contains a teachers comfortable sitting room. (I travelled to
Penticton with Mrs. Carwithen of
Tsolum Consolidated and Mrs. Hanna
of Port Alberni.)
The first session opened at 9:30
a.m. with 113 delegates. 5 inspectors
and 12 visitors enrolled (by visitors
I mean Invited representatives of
P.T.A., Teachers Federation and other
organizations. Each session saw new
members arrive, as many delegates
do not stny during tbe entire convention. <l might add that Penticton
during these three days was more
than filled with visitors, for besides
trustees, a Ministerial Conference of
the OkaiinKim United Church was in
session about one block from the
school and a circus was In full swing
fnr Ihree days.)
The convention opened with "O
Canada", some singing Buchnn and
others Weir version. Addresses followed by Ileevn Klrkpatrick and It. S-
Wilton,    School    Board    Chairman.
These were replied lo by Vice-President I-\ V. Hobbs, of Vlctorln. and followed by the President .11. Manning,
ol' Revelstoke. address. Stnndin.;
committees were appointed und tha
morning session closed.
At 2:30 p.m. we agnln were called
to order. During the noon recess 1
hnd renewed acquaintance With many
trustees whom 1 remembered nnd mot
from year to year, and also introduced' my lady friends around so tbat
Ihey would feel at home and consult
with each other on various problems
of School Trustees' work. During this
session, reports of credential, executive and secretary-treasurer reports
were received and the repot on reso-
lutlons of 1927 convention were received  nnd  discussed.
Resolutions were then taken up in
earnest and ns we receive a full and
concise printed report of each discussion on all resolutions, T feel It Is
hardly necessary to report on them
nil. No. 2 submitted by Comox Valley
was moved hy Carwithen. I had consented  to 2nd  same,  but  as  Prince
George Trustee, Mr. Lambert, whose
board it evidently affected hastily
arose and did so and It carried. No. 7
submitted by Courtenay, was most
adversely discussed by Mr. Woodward
of Pt. Grey and lost by large majority. No. 9 was then submitted and
this hud very few supporters. Somo
trustees argued, why should trustees
ask for duties to be thrust on teachers
Which even ministers and parents did
not carry out for their children. A
general feeling seemed to be that a
great many teachers were not just
qualified to teach the Bible, and that
teachers at the present time were allowed to open school by the prayer
and the school law at present says
the highest morality shall be inculcated. This means teachers should
be strictly moral and their duties demand them to punish idleness, profanity, falsehood, deceit and fighting.
This was considered by many trustees
as all that could be expected of teachers. Some Bible stories and passages of scripture are included In
school readers at present. No objec-
ton whatever against Bible reading In
the school was raised but that no
further attempt be made to change
the school law as now stands. Others
felt, that if a committee of .Ministers
could not come to an agreement on
what passages of scripture should be
read In school, it was too much to
expect the Department of Education
to undertake same.
No. 2—Submitted by Comox Valley
Trustees' Association — "Resolved,
that the Annual Meeting be called to
order at 8 o'clock instead of 7 o'clock
iu rural districts, and that time of
nominating aud voting of officers be
altered  accordingly."
No, 7—Submitted by Courtenay—
"That Section 133 (b) be amended by
including the following: That when
a Board or School Trustees are unanimous In their findings leading to a
teacher's dismissal, no appeal from
their decision shall be allowed."
No, 9 —Submitted by North Vancouver—"That the Department of Education be asked to authorize and
prescribe Bible Reading for the public schools of the Province."
Resolution No. 10 requested the Educational Department to have some
system drafted on British or Canadian lines for educational tests, Instead of using tests made from forms
compiled and printed in the U.S.A..
Prince George asked that the courses
of study and the presentation thereof
be re-arranged witli a view to reducing to the minimum the amount of pupils' homework and that physical
training and hygiene be given due
place in the curriculum of both elementary and high school. This resj-
(Continued on Page Three)
MEDAL IS
PRESENTED
Under the auspices of the P.T.A. an
Interesting ceremony was enacted in
the Anglican Hall on Friday venlng
when Mr. Frank Partridge presented
Miss Nina Shields with the gold medal
donated by the P.T.A. for the pupil
who made the highest marks In the
Entrance examination. Miss Shields
won this honor making 423 marks,
while the highest marks made ln the
Province were 447. Mr. Geo. Apps
occupied the chair at the meeting and
Ml*. A. McKinnon presented the successful  pupils  with  their certificates.
Mr. Apps in speaking said that there
had been a noticeable decrease iu Interest shown iu P.T.A. during the past
year and he expressed the hope that
this organization would not. be like a
great mnny others which bail heen
formed In Cumberland in the past and
had not survived for long. He said
that the school hoard was always
ready to provide everything necessary
which wonld assist in fhe work of
the school and he pointed out that as
yet the P.T.A, had not beon asked to
provide materials for the scliool.
P.T.A. Associations In different towns
had bought pianos, books and other
things beneficial to the school. Mr,
Apps said he felt thnt the P.T.A. win
primarily an organization for influencing tlie school nnd home '11111 that
he wns not advocnttng that tbey should
provide marerlals for the school.
When speukliiR of the recent examinations, he praised the work of
Mr. Murray and tho othor members
of ihe staff. Ho spoke of the Entrance Class of 1927-2S and declared
that they had been good pupil*
throuRhoui their school eareor, not
only by doing their work well hut by
setting an example to those ln the
lower classes by the splendid qualities which wero depicted in tho character.
It was also noted that although
Cumberland was not successful in
obtaining a district medal it was not
because the pupils were without the
ability to do so. but because Cumberland has only a remote chance when
competing In a lnrge district which
contains large schools with more ad-
MR. THOMAS GRAHAM
IS GOLF CHAMPION
Popular    Mine    Superintendent;
Wins Own Trophy
Mr. Thomas Graham has many notable achievements to his credit during his many years sporting activities.
but we believe he is more jubilant
over winning the trophy, donated by
himself ,for competition among the
members of the Courtenay Golf Club.
Mr. Graham has been in the finals
before, but never managed to be
crowned champion, until last .Sunday.
His win wus a most popular one and
he wus warmly congratulated by his
opponent and by his many friends who
had gathered together at the club
house on completion of the matcli. Mr.
Jimmy Aston put up a great fight in
an efl'ort to capture the coveted cud
but at the lSlh when a halt wus called
for lunch the gume was all square.
Commencing the second 18 all square,
the Cumberland man soon took the
lead and ou the 34th made lt in four
which gave him a 3 and 2 margin.
Finals for First Flight
Tills  Week  Kncl.
In the final for the first llighl
which will be played this week end,
another Cumberlander. Mr. J. Dick
will meet Mr. Tom. Stewart. This
matcli is for the Paxtou cup and ir
Mr. Dick ca nkcep up the consistent
form he has been showing, another
golf trophy should find a resting place
in  Cumberland.
jMR. CHAS. PARNHAM REPORTS    I Steel Plant
ON FIREMEN'S CONVENTION
Interesting   Account   Presented
At Last Meeting of City
I 'lllllls"! I
Council
KICKED BY HORSE;
GIRL IS IN HOSPITAL
Japanese Girl Painfully Injured
A twelve year old Japanese girl.
Shlkema Maruya, whose parents operate a farm on the Hoyston road was
very painfully Injured on Wednesday
when kicked by a horse. The girl,
who wus In the aet of driving the
horse from a neighbor's garden, used
a small switch. The horse resented
the switch nud lashed out kicking iho
girl above llie eye and Inflicting a
nasuy wound, fracturing the boiin.
Mr. Som. Jones who was on hsl way
to his place on the Trent River roail,
noticed the girl making her way lo
to the road way and immediately
stopped his cur and rushed the Injured girl to the Cumberland General
Hospital, and Instructed a boy who
was close to at tho time to run down
and tell the girl's parents. It Is not
thought at preBent that the Injured
girl's eyesight will be affected.
Special Meeting of
Gedunk Club.
The Gedunk Club held a special
meeting at thc home of Miss Sadie
Brown on Tuesday evening. After
the business bad been discussed, refreshments were served by Miss Jessie Baird and Miss Sadie Brown.
Those present wore: Misses Jessie
Baird, Edna Gear, .Maud Baird. Llllle
Banks, Agnes Bruce. Isabelle Herd,
Beth Horbury, Mary Simpson, Norma
Parnham and Vivian Qray.
MRS. ED. HUGHES
UID T0J1ER REST
The funeral of the late Mrs. Ada
Maria Hughes, wire of Kdward W.
Hughes took place from tbe undertaking parlors of T. 10. Hanks on Sunday afternoon last at two o'clock with
interment taking place in tbo Cumberland, Cemetery, Rev. J. It. Hewitt,
Pastor of the United Church officiating. The deceased lady was borne to
her rest by the following well known
citizens: Messrs. C. J. Paruhnm, \V.
H. Cope. Fred. Martin and T. H. Mumford. Hesldes her sorrowing husband,
sho loaves to mourn her loss several
sons and daughters. Tho following
floral tributes were received and are
hereby gratefully acknowledged by
the family:
Wreaths Mr. and .Mrs. Normim.
Victoria; the Machlne-Bhop Employees, Cumberland; Mr. and Mrs. A
Roland and family, Nanaimo; Harold's teaoher and Classmates; Mr. nnd
Mrs. Thos Carey .ind family; United
Church Ladles Aid; Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Mounce; The ('Hy or Cumberland.
Sprays—Mr. H. Norman, Victoria;
Mr. nnd Mrs. Chas. O'Hrien. Mr. and
Mrs. J. Emily; Mr. nnd Mrs. It. A.
James and family; Mr. and Mrs. Ola
W. Roberts; Mr. and Mrs. A. 0. Jones;
Mr. U. C. Lang; Mis* Annie Haywood;
.Mrs. Cavellero and family.
The late Mrs. Ada Maria Hughes
was born al .Montreal, Canada.
vantages, of which Xanainio Is an example.   Pupils In othor districts wero
winners of medals wilh marks much
lower  than   thoso  mado  hy   some  of |
our Entrance pupils.
Miss  Sheila Conway as Veledictor- |
inn for the 1927-28 graduating class
then delivered the Valedictory address
which   was   both   original   and   very ',
clever and  a credit to  Miss  Conway
(Continued from Page Two)
Mr. Charles J. Parnham. chief of
the Cumberland Volunteer Plre De-
partmenl anr] an alderman 01' the
City of Cumberland presented 10 tho
City Council at iheir last meeting a
very Inetresiinn account of ihe recem
convention of tlie Pacific Coast Eire
Fighters which lie attended. Mr.
Parnham  says:
"Arrived at Sacramento Sept. .list
after a pleasant trip. Registered ot
the auditorium where the convention
was held. Al noon the delegates attended a "safety first'- luncheon at
the Travellers' Hotel, during which
they were entertained by slurs from
the Metropolitan Opera and listened
to an Interesting address on Safety
First and First Aid by I). J. Parker of
the U. S. Bureau of Mines. On returning 10 the auditorium for the first
time under the auspices of the Pacific
Coast Fire Chiefs' Association, the
delegates witnessed firsl aid competitions from Hod Bluff, Piedmont, Concord and Pasadena, nil teams working
under rules of American Red Cross
Concord won the silver cup. Demonstrations of flrst aid work were also
given by teams from ihe Sacramento
Telephone Co. and I'aciiic Electric
Gas. Co.. In the evening a g.'.'i
acquainted dance was held for the
delegates and  their wives.
Parade TliriMitrli Town
"On Oct. 2nd, headed by h;iiiih from
Sacramento, Pasadena, ami the Roil
Bluff High School, the delegates
marched from the Travellers* Holel
to the Auditorium, where they received an address uf welcome from Mayor
Conley of Sacramento, which was responded to by Chief Swanson of
Everett. Wash. After the Introduction
of distinguished gnosis, ihe president
of the association mnde his address.
At 11 p.m. an impressive service was
held ror memjbers who have died
since the last convention, the Hev. W.
A. Brown officiating, assisted by
Chaplin John Schlverley. Following
the service tho delegates posed for
the official photograph.
Pain) and Fire
"At 1 p.m. a visit was made to the
exhibit of fire apparatus and equipment on display in the assembly hall,
which was followed by a demonstration by a palm company In which a
shingled house, newly painted, wadset on lire and after being extinguished the sides and roof bad nol beeu
damaged,
"A history of the evolution of fire
lighting uparatus from the days of
tho burning of Rome till the present
dny was ihe subject of a paper by F.
Shepard of New York, given during
the afternoon. Other papers included
"Water Supply nnd ils distribution"
by S. U. Morris, chief engineer of the
Water Deparlment of Pasadena; "Thc
New Uniform Building Code" by .1.
Macliie of Long Bench, describing the
class of material to be used in building mostly of a public nature, exits,
entrances, placing fire stops, escape--,
chimneys, etc. tho rules varying
according to the nature nnd use of the
buildings. Hospitals nnd jails in particular must be fireproof.
Educational Work
"Selling the Fire Department to tbe
Public" by H. Scoll of Eos Angeles
described methods of educating the
puhlic lu fire prevention. "Fire Prevention Education Works lu Schools"
by F. RobertB, lire inarslinll. Portland, showing bow tiie teaching staff
could nid tu this work. Deputy fin
Marshall MacDonald of II. C. told oi
the pari played by school children In
essays, uud of the Blue Qoose Medal
offered for the best cssnys. "Vain,'
of Special Fhe Prevention Campaigns
by F. c. llespert, Oakland, told of tbe
effects of lire prevention education.
No   Fire   Proof  Films
"Motion Picture Film Storage" by
V. E. Perriet, Los Angeles, donll with
composition nnd siorage of films; so
far no absolutely fireproof film has
been perfected,   other papers were;
"Regulating Dry Cleaning [Establishments" by .1. W. StOVOns, Fire
Marshall, California.
"Making a Fire and Water Report"
by I.. Rush. San Fninclscu. showing
methods adopted by Underwriters in
making reports.
"On Wednesday, Oct, :i, there waa
nn exhibition drill by Mi" Fresno Fire
Department followed by a demonBiru-
Hon of automatic sprinklers showing
Hi.1 ciicct iii ;i building sci on (Ire
inside, the sprinkler.-* automatically
going Into action when tho heal reached 136 deg. causing n gong tn ring.
"Effective Methods of Fire Preven
tiou Inspection" by E. Oronfoll ol
Portland
"Fire Righting above I/nlder Height"
bv Chief Mnnton of Seatllo donll wilh
methods or lire fighting in high build
lugs.
■•Fire FiKhiiNK. Proper Ventilation"
by T. Baird, Santa Barbara, iho mosl
Interesting paper rend so inr. dealing
with methods of ventilating when
fighting fire lu smoko-Hlled buildings
"Fire Fighting: Ladder Work" by
It   Rogers  of Se.1t.H0.
"FiKhiing OIl'Flres" by M. Dufrey
of Hie  l'nion  Ol]  Co.
"Value of Fire Schools and Colleges" by S. Dodd, Los Angelos, dnall
with education of firemen In lire
fighting. *
"Automatic operation or Carbon I'l-
Coon, Illustrated by Motion  Pictures.
"Automate! operation or Carbon i>i-
oxido Extinguishing Agents' by M,
Liizwell of 1,0s Angeles.
"Value ol' Automatic Fire Doors''
by A. McFarllne, Eos Alleles, wblcb
described automatic closing of doors.
"Polowlng Luncheon, ;n the Stale
Fair Grounds an exhibition wa- given
Ity the American Ea France, Fomito
and other companies, one display
showed the extinguishing of nn oil
fire, in another a one-room Imme
was built in which was placed a washing machine containing 20 gallons of
gasoline and n quantity of silk wenr,
while about the lloor was poured 10
gallons of gnsollno. When the building was a mass of flame, carbon dioxide gas wns forced In from tanks
under high pressure and In 12 seconds
the lire was completely extinguished
and without injury to the silk garments in the washing machine.
"Engineering Service of the Nationnl Board of Underwriters" by H.
Raines  of San   Francisco.
"The Chemistry of Combustion and
its    Application     to     High     Pressure
Stream.'" by Wall lace McGregor of
Buckley, Cnllfifornla.
"Underwriters Laboratory Service"
by 11. a. iter. Los Angeles.
'■nu Burning Equipment." Tbls
paper wns followed by a general discussion.
in 11 venlng u meeting for master
mechanics only was held, followed by
a dance In tho Auditorium which was
followd ni mldiiigln by -i smoker in
the Elks' cluli.
r:\litlii!l,Hi Brills
Thursday, Oct I Exhibition drills
by Corvallls Fire Department, a volunteer department, mostly ladder
work.
Exhibition by Rio Vista Volunteer
Department, hose and hydrant work.
Previous 10 the morning demonstration ihe Sacramento Fire Department
band performed.
"Organ iz ttlon Volunteer Departments" by M. Ryan of Redwood City.
This paper described tbe proper methods to be taken In organizing departments In small districts.
Financing  Volunteer Brigades
"Financing Volunteer Brigades" bv
J. Wood of Renton. Wash. This was
a very good paper and showed the
various means adopted by volunteer
depart ments lo raise rumls for buying
equipment, illustrated In three ways,
viz. public subscription, bond Issue
or taxation,
"Equipping Volunteer Fire Deparlment" by L, Kearner, Jr., of Rio Vista
showing the steps necessary hi purchasing equipment surveying the town
nnd placing hydrants and Installing
an alarm system.
"Maintenance of Interest of Members   and    Public   in    Volunteer   Fire
Departments" hy T. Oraham of Cor-
vallies, Wash., showing the main
steps to be taken iu maintaining interest. The firemen could look upon
bis position as doing sixty per (.(.„t
ol good to himself ami ■lu per cent, to
the public. Firemen should take Ilrst
aid courses and join in games and
spoils of ii]] kinds. Funds should be
malnf lined for sick and injured firemen.
"Industrial Volunteer Departments
by ll. .1. Wilson pf Asoclated Oil Co.
'Volunteer Fire Departments In
Sawmills'' by 0. R. Peterson. California, dealing with tire protection in sawmills.
Discussion on Volunteer Brigades
These papers were followed by a
general discussion on volunteer Are
departments, arier which ibe volunteer chiefs met at luncheon. Following lunch a visit was made to the
exhibit bail where several demonstrations were witnessed.
"Value of Rural Protection 10 Small
Cities" by w. Qroco, Wash. State Fire
Marshall dealing with the advantage
of fire protection iii small commun-
ll1" ■ more especially farming districts, Mr. Grace showed how the
stale providod lire protection Tor tha
farmer and thc method of payment
for same.
There was n fire alarm telegraph
meeting 1 which papers wore dls-
cussed relative t<> manufacture and
uses nf electric fire alarm systems.
At 0:30 an official dinner, attended
Ik tbe governors of Washington, California, ami Denver, al which 18'in
peoplo were present, was held In the
Memorial Auditorium, followed by an
Illuminated drill of the Corvallls and
Sacramento departments, In the evening a grand ball was held.
Friday Oi :. Exhibition drill by
Sacramento lire department, followed by selections by tlie dept. baud
and community Btnglng opened the
proceedings,
Use nf Fire Hose
"Manufacturer, Care and Use of Fire
Hose" by 0. Haggerty, of Borkley,
California,
"Arson Investigation" by r. Turner  of San Francisco.
"I he Fire Chief and his Relation
10 Insurance Adjustments," by C
Herald of Seattte.
"insurance nnd iv- Relation to Fire
Si nice." hy F. Agnew or San Fran-
cisco.
"Organization of Fin- Districts" by
Prof. Motcall it the University of
California.
"The Viilu ■ i*i Athletics in Fire Departments." b, B. Barnet, instructor
Eos Angeles.
Xcucl CcMireillloil nt  Vancouver
Following luncheon n demonstration
by exhibitors wa given, .md the convention   .1   cmbled   to   1 elude   Its
buslne - Reports of committees wore
received and Vancouver, 11 c, was
chosi n 1 ■ ihe 1020 convention eity,
bringing to a close thi thirty fifth an-
nn ii convention of Pacific roast As-
ioi lalloii  or  Fire  Chiefs
KI-KTCN, OF COURTENAY,
WINS CUP FOR 1028
Harry Kerton was thc successful
skipper in the model races for the
Simon  &   Balkwlll   Challenge  trophy
for    A    class.      He    Sillied    Ills    model
' Phc Snud" i<i victory in four of ibe
live mee in ibe other race he was
second.    Ills  model  received   It  pts.
Ray McQuillan wns second with his
mod'!. Mis model received pi point"*,
Tom Bryant's "Ironsides" was third
wilh 2!i points, Wllbert Auchtorlonle'J
"Shooting Star" fourth with "s pts.,
Tom Hughes' model fit'ib with 27
points, Oeo, Trotter's model sixth with
::! points. Konnotb Cook's model seventh wiiii 1:: points, \v. MacNaught-
on's boat eighth with 1" points, D.
Inglis boit ninth wilh ~, points nnd
Qordon Black hall's model last.
Auchtertonle in the fourth race was
forced to start his model a second
time owing to starting his model before the word "go" wiis given, spoil-
lug his chance of winning a good place
Talked Of
Many    Papers   Featuring   the
Project
Many of ths coast papers are featuring the possibility of u steel mill
fur tiih district, and naturally, In
some quarters has aroused a great
deal of Interest. Talking lo a prominent business mau about tbo possibility we were surprised lo bear hlni
say "there's nothing in It."
Some years ago wben Mr. Fleming
was general manager of the I'aniiillau
Collieries (Dunsmuir), Limited, be addressed a local audience aud said that
whilst tbe Comox district wus Ideal
Tor a steel plant, tbere was not enough
market ou the Pacific and lt was absurd to think of competing elsewhere.
HALLOWE'EN TEA
On Wednesday afternoon the Cumlierland High Scliool held a very successful Hallowe'en Tea In tbo New
School.
Tea wa.s served In thc clasa rooms
by the High Scliool Girls at dainty appointed tables decorated In Hallowe'en colors and centered with vases
containing yellow chrysanthemums!
Mr. Norman Hill hnd charge of tho
Orthophonic which Mr. Lang had
kindly loaned to the scliool. Many
beautiful selections were played during tin. lea hour. Mr. Douglas Baird
Informed all arrivals that a witch
would read everyone's lea ell]) for
ten cents, and that she would portray
your past, present antl future for
you. Mrs. noil as tho witch fulfilled
Douglas' prediction as she sat in the
witch's den made solemn and weird
with Its Hallowe'en decorations and
subdued light from a Hallowe'en lantern, and prophesied rosy futures for
the "old" antl great success for the
"young".
Tbe third year students bad charge
of the candy stall while the home
cooking stall wus under tho able direction of thc lirst year students, and
tlie wifehs' den was supervised by tbe
second   year  students.
Colliery Employee
Retires From Service
Mr. Charles  Hooper of Union
Hay Honored by Friends
Mr. Charles Hooper, well known In
Cumberland, has retired from an active life spent with the Canadian Collieries. Mr. Hooper came lo Union
Hay In 1890 and has been in ihe employ of the local company since then,
rounding out a matter ol* thirty years,
first with the Dunsmuir Interests and
later the Canadian Collieries  (Dnns-
| muir), l.imledt. Por the past few
yearH be has been night watchman
round the plant at the shipping point.
Inn has found it. necessary to resign
at tlie age of 75 years. Ou Friday evening last a number of bis friends
and co-workers surprised hlm nt his
home anil presented him witli an easy
chair ami a smoking stand as a small
token of their esteem. Following the
presentation an evening of song and
story was thoroughly enjoyed by all
present,  ending   with   the  singing  ot
j "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" and
"Auld   Lang's  Syne."
No Rowdyism On
Hallowe'en In City
j Many Cranks Clayed hy Boisterous Youngsters; No Damage Done
Th.- youth ef Cumberland mi llnl-
lowo'on turned uut jii large numbers
and had a g I ti , without, su far
ns we have been aide to learn, euuslng
any property damage Th.. youngsters
hail been lectured by thoir teachers
at the da. sch.ml on luiw and how not
tu celebrate All Hallows Eve, and tho
lectures proud t(l ba w.il worth tho
time speio. House parties were numerous and the younger tuns of tbo
community dressed up in till manner
of costumes, mostly uf a weird type.
Vending his way hoi  Wednesday
night tin. Islander scribe was accosted
it/ a weird looking object witliu tail
pointed hat nn and safelv enclosed
ill a multi-col..red travelling rug with
features hidden by a liome-i le mask.
After a  b.l  of paries ing wl   II was
| found hopeless lo solve tit,, identity
of the lady wearing the travelling
j rug and mask, the scribe produced a
I candled apple which he had received
i from the principal uf the Cumberland
t Public School as a reward fur many
favors rendered.
In the race \v. MacNaughton had his
model disqualified In tho fourth race.
Tom Hughes' model, I). Inglis' boat
nml Kenneth Cooks' models were given n handicap of forty seconds over
other entries. Tom Bryant's model
gave a If. second handicap to the
other models due to carrying more
sail  than tlie class allows. PAGE TWO
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER. CUMBERLAND, B.C.
The Cumberland Islander
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT CUMBERLAND, U. C.
EDWARD W. BICKLE
-•^£^->
FRIDAY,  NOVEMBER  2,   1928
A  IHSTIM Tl\i: FLAG  fOII t A> \l>A
CAN Al) A, it would seem, according lo advices irom
Ottawa, is to bc laced with a "flag controversy" during the .forthcoming session ol parliament. The resolution, which has already been prepared, will be introduced by the Liberal member tor North Uatlleford. The
Question of a distinctive Canadian Hug i nol ;i new
subject, however, li has been talked about, uoi only on
the door of parliament, bul In various organizations, notably the Native Sons ot Canada, au I ■ the Empire
flub tins taken the matter up erlousl uul is advocating
a national flag tor this Dominion which would contain the
Union Jack in tbe corner and umi di ■ I <■ L'aiiadia'i
badge mi tbe Held. A design ol thi nuturi ,vould undoubtedly appeal to the greal majoritj "i the ■ madian puople,
When Sir John A. Macdonald lull in I n red ensign
for Canada, it was Intended solelj [01 a ■ Lhc Mercantile
.Marine, so thai sblpB of Cauadian registrj mighl bo more
easily Identified among the ihlp ol o . nations trading
on ihe high seas.   Bin the red un   gn \       id ipted many
a Canadian flag is brought to the attention of members
of parliament. In the past there has been an uKitatiou
in certain definite quarters against such a move. Uut thc
criticism has invariably come from people who fail to
appreciate that the proof of our nationhood is contained
in that "little piece of bunting" which flutters In th'.
breeze.
Protagonists of a Canadian flag, however, may look to
the future debate with a certain amount of assurance,
because, unless the leader of the Conservative party suffers a change of heart, lie will sponsor auy measure designed to give Canada this right. Speaking at Calgary
some time ago, Hon. ll. B, Bennett was quoted by the
Canadian press as having said: "It is coining, and amendment to our constltiutton, and a Canadian flag." The
leader of the Conservative parly could only mean one
hing lhat now that Canada had "taken her place among
the nations of the world," she was entitled to an "emblem
of ber own." Canada today is the only Dominion among
the British Commonwealth of Nations that does not pos
sess her distinctive flag,
The Encyclopedia Brltannlca describes other Dominion
Hugs In detail. That of New Zealand is the blue ensign
with the Southern Cross In the Ily. "Precisely tbe same
flag, with a large slx-potlitod slar .enihleinati
Some "kids" on Hallowe'en made aa
attempt to paint over Ihe word "Harrison" over the door-way at the Courtenay High School All thai is left
is ihe "II" so ii is very evident that
no matter how they try lhey can't
knock the "II" out of Harrison, as
this is the second attempt to obliter-
years before Canada took li
er
pin
ei   n
- a pa
run
tr wit
Great Britain aud other
tliuu
ininns
In   ■
i Ci
minion
wealth  of British  niith
Uis.
Ti
kIj :■
.  hn
■ r
Cai
mda   i
the only dominion wlthi
mi  a
di
•
■
■
It will be interesting
to   IK
do
thi
thi
nl nnd
dix
[sion i
any debate which may bi
3 pie.
dpi
Ian
il  9 1.
en the
que
lion '
ate the name,
neighboring   c
High School b
the  magistrate
matter.
is reported from our
that some of the
had a session with
isi   night   about  the
Medal Is Presented
(Continued from Page One)
when one realizes
own composition. '
follows:
"Cliissmates, lad
a gooil  many year
was begun.    Tbe i:
of the six j Kast an,i ln)m wi
that
rhe :
ddres
-lates Immediately under the union, forms tbe Hag of the | and  from  new, li
Commonwealth   of  Australia."    Since   these   flags   were j 'shipbuilding yard
originated the  Irish  Free Stntp and  South  Africa h«vt» j rumbcrlund.     Kadi
designed iheir own Hans.   Tbe Hag of the Irish Froe State
docs not contain the Union .lack, because at the time freedom was granted, feeling was too bitter to bave precipitated  further dispute    Hut lime is a  great healer.    The
South African flag, flying over the capital of tbe Transvaal
which  was won'by the sword almost three decades ago.
contains the l'nion Jack.
Canada wants a flag emblematic of her nationhood. But
Canada's new flag wil] not be acceptable unless the Union
.lack is contained In It.
—"The   Review",
of her
was aa !     Following
a debate "R>
and gentlemen,!'
go a battleship
rial enme from
Irom old lands
v   reaching tho
our fair city o!
Bticeeding   yenr
found the ships  i good deal more improved for under the watchful eve nl
Yardmasier   Apps   nnd   Ihe   roust ant
hammering of .'Builder'  Murray and
bis helpers, the good ship was well-
founded   upon   its   keel   oi   English
Grammar,   Its   monstrous   "bolts'   of
Geography, its tall masts of Lltera-
. lure,  lis  beautiful   lines  of  drawing
j and Its fifteen-inch nuns of Arithmetic
North   Vancouver, j aml vja Ihfl greaay aklda ()1 examination, it was nt  lust  launched safely
reehrlstened C.H.S. 1931, until we aro j
launched upon the stormy seas of Ufa '
rechrlstened  once  more  as   P.c.s.
Products of Cumberland Schools! The j
good  old  "2S  will  strive  to  lead  tho
way for one younger sister C.P.S. tli'jii
I now on the "stocks" nnd to keep up
the "traditions of the licet" of which
we are proud to be members of the
i crew I  and we hope thai  Yardmaster
, .Apps and  Builder Murray and their
■ assistants  will   tlnd   reason  to  be ex-
| tremely gratified with the results of,
i their combined efforts and that Chief
I Engineer Shenetone will not have
h n'il work in finding a trustworthy
i band of sailors among us to man thu
: finished model of Battleship P.S.S.
1 1031."
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER  2,  102S
si^teit=fM=tw^!rft=iMt=*
We sell
Ames-
/ ■ *.J AoAen        jt
/    JS 1st Grade   li
/    *,*, J ;;:iai an <:eed \\
§^Aj; RUBBERS I
KINU VIDOR'S "THE CROWD"
A TRULY UKEAT 11 Id
King Vldor, Metro-Goldwyn-Mnyer
director who has given to the world
of picture-goers such magnificent productions as "The Big Parade", "La
Kaheme" and "Danlleys the Magnificent", has added another feather to
bis directorial bonnet with his direction of "The Crowd". The latter,
based on Vidor's own original story,
Is coming to the llo-llo Theatre this
week end and promises to prove one
of the big productions of the year.
it is truly a great story based on the
humanities of life and containing
nothing which millions of people have
not experienced in their struggles for
happiness.
ioldwyn   Mayer
ed  racing stale.    James  Mur-
id   Helene   Costello   have   the
nl  romantic roles while Barry
lie role of a jockey.
criptlon, or
rs in one -The Family
Weekly Star. Montreal
farm, the other for the
of superior excellence.
;i yeur covers the sub-
three years for $2.
M
BOXER   UPRISING   BACKGROUND I »
FOR NEW McCOY  PICTURE      j ^
vhich,
James Murray. .Mrs. John Mar-
:hi, Mrs. William Younger left for
naimo this afternoon to take part
the celebration of Mooseheart Day
Nanaimo, In consequence, the stor?
John the Hatter in Cumberland, of
ilcli .Mrs. Murray is manageress
I1 be closed from :i o'clock today
ire will open as usual on Saturday
back-
The Boxer uprising in China
a quarter of a century ago. w
focal point for the eye- of tin
issed world, has beeu made tbe
Ing dramas ever Hashed on the screen.
With Tim McCoy In the stellnr rule,
and Claire Windsor playing the featured feminine lend, Metro-Gofdwyn-
Mayer has woven a delightful romance in Peter B. Kyne'a story of tbe
siege of the foreign legations.
The picture, coming to the llo-llo
this Monday and Tuesday, was directed by W. S. Van Dyke, and the supporting cast includes: Lawaon Butt,
Cyril ChardwJck, Emil Pltzroy, Frank
Currier. Sojln Kamayaraa, Alberl de
Winlon, Frank Chew, Mrs. Wong Wing
Theadora Lodl and others.
"FRECKLES" BARRY RETURNS TO
TIIE SCREEN
"Freckles" Barry, who used to be
the most popular child actor on tlie
screen and who was starred for years
by Marshall Neilan, is coming back
to the screen at the llo-llo Theatre
in "In Old Kentucky" Hurry, who Is
now grown, has beon absenl from tbe
screen for a number of years nnd
makes his come-back in llie thrilling
CITIES SHOULD OWN
LIGHT AND WATER SUPPLY
High School Debate on Subject
Very Interesting
An   Inti n ^'ing   debate  hold  at   the
High  School  on   Friday last was of
:i very interesting nature, the subject
i   i being:   "Resolved  that  cities
ouid   own   and   control   their   own
tnd   water   supply,"     Speakers
irllrmative side were George
Pink Low and on the neg-
Idi   Edna Conrod and Beatrice
i    A most interesting discus-
lefl
tho
melodrama of  George Hrown who affirmed that if a | UI,on    ieA     l8.°
city owned  ils  own  water and  light. | ber,amI  HtB"  Sch001-
rates would be much cheaper and fu-1     "Well   we   1:
(ure citizens would benefit materially, j an(I   are   now
Edna  Conrod   for  the   negative side | Chelr   Engineer   Shenstone
claimed  thai  the   majority  of small
towns   were   not   wealthy   enough   to
own aud control their own light and
water supply and also said tbat numerous quarrels resulted from a publie
ownership.
The affirmative was given the decision by one point only, the judges
having hard work in making a decision. This week's debate has been
postponed. Next week the subject
for debate will be: "resolved that hope
has more Influence upon mankind
than fear."
of Cum
"Cradle" '•
k   where i
and   his t
worthy assistants are busily Installing the engines of Algebra, Ihe boilers
of Geometry, the added machine-guns
of Arithmetic, the crow's nest of Literature, the nickel  plated  life bonis
of French  and  Latin  and  al
ihe grand old Hag of History
"From   C.P.S.   1!)2S   we   ha*
ide
beet
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A mooting of the Ladies' Auxiliary
was held at the hospital on Thursday
afternoon. The usual business was
discussed and Mrs. Bryan submitted
a report of the tag held on Satudav
by the Auxiliary, In which it was noted lhat proceeds up to date were $287.
tbe   valedictory   address
solved that the farmer is
e to the Community than
the Manufacturer" was held. The af
Urinative was supported by Nina
Shields, Sheila Conway and Cazuko
Iwasa and the negative by Cyril Davis
Douglas Baird and William MacNaughton.    Some Of the speakers OX
hlblted teal oratorical ability .md iiu-
arguments became quite heated In
one stage of the debate and incidentally very amusing. After listening
to the Cirsi Vear orators, we ean realize why some politicians with oratorical ability are elected lo high offices without any otlier recommendation. Miss iUaichford. Miss Caution
and the Hev. E. o. Robathan, who
acted as judges awarded the decision
i'i  favor of  the affirmative.
Following tho debate, Mr. MncKI i-
non presented certificates to Vincen
Aucluei ionic, Douglas Baird, Magnuj
Brown, Jobn Coombs, Sheila Conway,
j Cyril Davis, Norlo Herose, Cazuko
' Iwasa. Helen Jackson. Takeru Kawii
guchl, Hatsue Matsukurn, Floyd MacMillan, William MacNaughton, Hisako
Nakano. Heroshi Okuda, -Nina Shields,
Roslna Thompson, Lena Tomnssi, Victor Tomassl, Joseph Williams. Thev
pupils passed on recommendation and
the following were successful in the
Clovernmeul exams. Nina Shields. Cazuko Iwasa. Cyril Davis, Annie .'.
Brown, Edna M. Watson, Alden 1..
Francescini, Wilton F. Dalby. Annie
I-'. Voting, Janet Lawrence. Marguerite Herd, Mildred Lockner, Archibald
Freeburn. Dtlys Willi mis and llaruu
Kilnoto.
ome of ihe "tag boxes" from t.
ramps bave not been returned.
After the meeting had adjourned
.Miss Sehl served dainty refreshment.^.
Those present were: Mrs. MacNaughton, Mrs. Tom. Graham. Mrs. Conway,
Mrs. Baird. Mrs. MacRae, Mrs. Potter, Mrs. MacKinnon. Mrs. Bryan. Mrs.
Pickard, Mrs. Donald. Mrs. White.
Mrs.  Lockner and   Mrs.  Parkinson.
For Stiff Joints
Pharmacists say that when all other
so-called remedies fall Joint-Ease will
succeed.
It's for joint ailments only thai is
why you nre advised to use it for ior .
painful. Inflamed, rheumatic joints.
Joint-Ease limbers up the  loinl
is clean  and stainless and  quick  results are assured    Sixty cents a tube
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ground for one of the most interest-
id t
lie opening remarks of  Knocking (lie **H" Out of Harrison.
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Thtve are two grades in Rubber Footwear 1st and 2nd.
It will pay yon to buy the 1st Grade as you will jrot
more than twice the wear.
Our Stock  ot  Rubbers  is
Complete.   One of the oul
t i.inpiPic.    une ui uie ma- h^tarMi:
standing values is our new i.A)-|      -v.
Queen  Ann  Overshoe  Eor I   {'<'.■*; if     ^A^i
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Wi  ar.  slip selling a tl.mil I.in • \   A ,. ■'•.*},
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Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
TO KEEP "CLOSED" PLUMBING "OPEN"
This is a l/fc-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply .systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
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G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director. w
FRIDAY, NOVBMBER 2. 192S
CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND,_BjC.
PAGE THREE
SYNOPSIS OF
LANDACT AMENDMENTS
Your
Grocer
Recvmn,
I'llK-UlITlONS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed Cvown
lands may Ijo pre-empted by British
aubjecta over Iii years of age and by
aliens on declaring Intention to be-j
come British subjects, conditional up- \
pon residence, occupation and improvement (or agricultural purposes.]
Full Information concernlug regulations regarding pre-emptions is given
in Bulletin No. 1. Lund Series, "Howl
to Pre-empt Land," copies of which j
can lie obtained free of charge hy addressing the Department of Lands,)
Victoria, B.C., or to any Government
Agent-
Records will be granted covering
only lands suitable for agricultural
purposes, and whicli is not Umbered,
i.e., carrying over 5,000 hoard feet per
acre west oi' the Coast li mge and 8,000
feet per acre cast  of that Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to he addressed to the Land Commissioner of the land Recording Division
In wbieb tbe land applied for Is situated, nud are made on printed forms,
copies of which can he o!n:i!ticd  from
the Land Commissioner,
Pre-emptions must be oecuprfod for'A
five years and Improvements made to T
value of $1" per acre, Including clear-
lug and cultivating at least five acres,
before Crown Grant can be received.
For   more   detailed   itifnntntinn   Bee
the iiuileiln "How io Pre-empt Land.'*
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved Crown |
tanda   not being timberland for agrl-iff
cultural purposes; minimum price of  "
firsl class (arable) land is $5 per acre,
and second class (grazing) land. $2.50
per   acre.     Further   information   regarding purchase or lease of Crown
lands Is given in Bulletin No, 10, Land
Series. "Purchase and Lease of Crown ; A
Lands." J
HOMESTEAD LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20 \ *
acre?,  may  be  leased  as   liomesites, I f
conditional   upon   a   dwelling   being
erected In the first year, title being ob- \
tained   afler   residence  and   improve- , A
ml land  iT
whereas the text books supplied by
' parents to children in Entrance and
: High Schools ara continually being
; changed, be It resolved that the De-
i partment of Education sanction cer-
■ tain books to be used over a reasou-
1 able period of time, as the continual
. changing of books works a hardship
| on people wilh large families. This
j carried unanimously.
| Prince George recommends that tlm
. true facta of the military, naval, aer- !^r was served from a table de
Local Happenings
Mrs.   j.   Dallos   entertained   al   a
Hallowe'en party for her small  son
Grant   on   Wednesday   evening.    The
rooms were decorated in Hallowe'en
colors   of   black   aad   orange,   whilst
black cuts, pumpkins and  grotesque
owls  peeped at the guests  from all
corners of the rooms.    A buffet BUp-
aled
-   ...onomic burdens  borne by I ■» Hallowe'en fashion.   Those present
j uiied and central European powers  were:   «"•  p-  »llir,i-  M«-  MacRae,
be war  1014-18 be now included \ Monnle    Marpole.    Donn;
he history taught, in  our schools
.Miss Gwen Emily returned to town
ou Tuesday after having spent a
month's vacation in Woodfibre and
Vancouver,
"**  \t School Trustees
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Get Your
Overalls and
J| Ginghams for
Hear Report
(Continued front pag
nne)
ment conditions are fulfilled and
bas   been   surveyed.
LEASES
'   For grazing and industrial pnrposos '
areas not exceeding C40 acres may be
leased hy one person or a company.       .
GRAZING i£ rVUp    HnVsPPfl
Under   the   Grazing   Act   tho   Pro-j^    1 11C     IICIVO^^VI
vince Is divided into grazing districts j
nnd the range administered under a ! A
Grazing Commissioner.    Annual grnz-IJ  y-v    •,*    r
ing permits are issued based on num-1      Oclll   jTOlTi
ber?  ranged, priority being given to   ,
estahlished    owners.      Stock-owners j •
may form associations for range man- tf
agcnicnt. Free, or partially free, per- f T^-ir-. fhfi H 31161
mils are available for Bettlers, cam- \ JU11H Lli^ liULLV-i
pcrs and travellers, up to ton head.
j   (:tfii)l)ei'l<fif(l
■Commercial     L I t \\-. > I        Rates
iHeBUquartcrs Tj OlCl    U, able
;   ACCOMMOIUTION THE BEST
; Rooms sieiuii Heated
I W. SIEHH1EIELI), Prop.
liition was mosl favorably and heart-
4   ily suppprted and most  trustees fell
loo much homework is given children,
.   especially iii the High Schools.   Burn-
f   :i!i, asks thai "O Canada" i>" replaced
■ ' by a new song as there are sentences
♦ j or Btatomenta in the iwo present versions which are mil acceptable to the
r genera! public, ami much confusion
A arises for the singing of ihe two ver-
♦ ' sinus now in use.
No.   l'i   Submitted   by   Burnaby—
U\ "That this Association deplore the fact
B that educational testa are made from
■y tonus compiled and printed in the
; !; I'nited Slate-;, and if BUcll tests are
jj, necessary the Dejartmeiit he reiiuest-
A:ed to have a system drafted ou llrit-
T'iish and particularly Canadian lines."
Nn. lit, submitted by Maple Ridge,
A  that  thc presiding officers for Ktgti
\   School   ICxanis.  he secured   hy  aa   iu-
■', ter change of high school teachers so
^  aa to ovoid Interference with olemen-
and Company
Cumberland
Best Selection in town
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
nr Throwing " ••""J'
Yuu hnvo your choice (if Saving \U  ..,,,,
„„ Needless High I'rlcoK.   Wo nro In Uio noslOon to give yoii
Quality Groccrlca nl  licnsoiinhlo Prices-mail   II"*
Burtord Pcnrs, nne qunlity, per tin 	
Sliced   Pineapples,  choice,   per  tin   .
Koyal Purple Tomatoes (large) per tin .....
Royal Purple Tomatoes, (small), per tin	
Campbell's Tomato Soup, por lin 	
Campbell's Vegetable Soup, per tin 	
Pry's Cocoa, '= tins, per tin 	
Westfielil Corn Beef, per ii" 	
Royal  Purple Corn, per tin  -	
Libby's Spinach,  (large), por tin  	
Libby's Spinach, i-mall), per Hn 	
Crisco, 1 in. '!<'<•: 3 tb. tin ..
Squirrel Peanut Butter, 2« lbs., per pall 	
Rowafs Worcestershire Souce, per bottle,
Clark's Tomnta Catsup, per bottle ....
Royal Purple English Malt Vinegar, quarts ...
Brazil Nuts, per Ib. .
Filbert Nuts, per Ib	
Walnuts,  per   Ib.       	
Peanuts,  per   tb.
Chestnuts, per Ib.
Robin Hood Rapid Oats (China) 	
Rodgers Oolden Syrup, ti-lb. tin 	
Lux Toilet Sonp, :'. i altos for
Fels Napthn Soap, per carton 	
Lite Buoy Soap, 3 cak. a tor   .
Strawberry Jam. 4-lb. tin
Pumpkins,   large   tin
Regal  Salt. - tor
Classic Cleanser, 3 (or 	
SMKI.l.V'S IIRBA1) .V C.U.'i.S
THK CUMBERLAND SUPPLY STORE
Phone 155 (•wberlaml
RILEY'S TRANSFER
Orders loft tit Henderson's Candy Store will receive
PROMPT ATTENTION      "?;£!
David Hunden, Jr.
tnry  school   work.    This   wns   most
heartily endorsed.
t      Several resolutions were re-drafted
■ in cover un.  it snbmitteil  by Cour-
A   tenay, (No. 17 and "J hy Salmon Ann)
™  whereby rural districts shall he as-
sessed fees, collectable for the coat of
^ High School pupils who attend City
>ii High Schools.
a No. 2D North Vancouver District,
i 1 "Be it resolved thai the Department
HI of Education be asked to Insist thai
♦ j more enre be exercised in the setting
of examination papers in order to In-
' Bure ilini the questions are set onlv
A on the prescribed work ns laid down
^lin the programme of studies for eauh
A| grnde, ond thua afford the candidates
fair chance,"   This was explained
| by n private school master who said
: four Latin questions set  in the lasl
exnnis. had not been In their prescribed course—hut It was afterwards discovered and allowances or credits given for same.
No. 31 submitted by Comox Valley
Trustees   and   seconded   by   myself,
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  124C
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mul a letter of thanks and opprecla-
tL,iu he sent io McLean's magazine
for corrections of facts, as represented by certain writers of magazines
published In U.S.A., Vancouver City
and New Westminster and thinks that
th(.   time   has   arrived    when    School
Trustees should hu paid an annual
Indemnity nol exceeding that paid to
aldermen and the discussions for and
againsl ihis resolution were very heated, Al nne stage of thc argument It
became sn warm that apologies were
demanded and refused and the Presl-
dnit finite losi control of the meet-
inn ■ The voting on ihis subjecl was
so close thai the show of hands had
to be counted pretty carefully, but
the resolution wns lost.
Vancouver: Resolved that section
33 of the Public School Act be amended h> changing the word "may" to
"shall", thus making the provision
of certain funds, deemed necessary
by School Boards, for extraordinary
expenditure, obligatory on Municipal
Councils Instead of optional as at
present. Carried.
The usual number of addresses at
this convention was noticeable by
their absence. The only address of
note being by the Minister of Education, who attended each session. The
Lieutenant-Governor and .Miss McKenzie were presenl al the Hon.
Joshua Hnchllffe address and spoke
:i few words.
The election of officers and place
of meeting proved very interesting
to the trio of Indies, as we wen* appealed to from many, for our support
as we controlled eleven voles. The
plaee of meeting last year was lost
where
MacRae,
Douglas Baird. Alex MacDonald, Robbie Collins. Alex. MacDonald and the
Misses .Maude and Jessie Baird.
The Cumlierland Welsh Society held
a whslt drive and dance In the Memorial Hall ou Saturday evening. There
were 2.ri tables of cards in play and
the prize winners for the evening were
ladles' first, Mrs. ,\. Clarke; second.
Miss Barbara Grant; gents' lirst Mr,
C, Graham, second Mr. It. 8haw, Travelling prizes were won hy Mrs.
Sehmltt and Mrs. B. Francescini, Refreshments were served and later a
dance was held. Ihe music betllg supplied by Mrs. Hudson's orchestra. One
of the largest crowds ever in the
Memorial Hull was In attendance nt
the whist and dame. Twelve o' clock
cume only too (illicitly for those who
danced.
The I'nited Church held a concert
In the United Church Hall on Monday
evening. There was a good attendance and iho talent of those contributing to the programme was deeply appreciated  by those present
The following selections were rendered by the artists and each one nave
an encoretinstrumental, McLeod Trio;
vocal Solo, Mr. Goodali; Xylophone
solo. .Mr. Pilling; vocal duet. Mooro
sisters; piano solo, Miss Fuieher; vocal solo. Mrs. Tribe; Instrumental.
McLeod Trio; reading, Mr. Strachan;
vocal solo, Rev. J. Hobbins; cornet
solo. Mr. Murdock; vocal duet, Moore
Sisters; banjo solo, Mr. Jackson; vocal solo, Mrs. Tribe; "God Save the
! King."
*    *    *
j     It won't he long now! so get ready
j to wind up the cal and throw out the
by   only  one   vole,   so   here   is   «,KMf,]|)|ik a)](] get on t|)e wag0|) fQr H&y_
we counted tor once, and nf course, Lee{] p,,,,   >lon,inv, [lo-Ilo.
we pulled hard  for Nanaimo,    Wed-, «   t   ,
aosday afternoon we were taken for T|]c U(|fes, A((| (>f llu, Cumboriand
;l drive through the orchards and In Unlte(] church held its regular meet-
the evening the Junior High gave a lng ,,, thfl h()me ((t. M|.H ,,._ ,, wu,
very creditable and pleasing enter-1 ]jams ()U TueBdQy (lvtmi„K< w]l(.n [t
tainment, bringing [he convention to I   as (let.f(led that the Ai(1 W()Ulr, llol(,
a close.  ;i home-cooking stall'and sale of wurk
  | un November 10th.   A silver tea will
! also he held at the home of Mrs. Geo.
j K. MacNaughton later In the month.
I     After   the   business   had   heen   dl3-
' cussed dainty refreshments were ser»'-
I ed hy Mrs,  Willlnms.    Those presenl
; were Mrs. ti. Richardson, Miss Hay-
i wood. Mrs. G. K. MacNaughton, Mrs.
j Baird. Mrs. MacRae. Mrs. Jimmy Watson,   -Mrs.   Dunsiuore.   Mrs.   Abrams,
' Mrs. R. Strachan, Mrs. Mitchell. Mr3.
McLean.   Mrs.   Lockner,   Mrs.   Hewitt,
Mis.  White. Mrs. Tar and Mrs. Con-
rod,
P. P. Harrison
(ARM Ol' THANKS
The Ladles' Auxiliary of the Cumberland   General   Hospital    take   this
means  of thanking  all   their   friends |
who assisted sn materially to make
the  tag  day  held   lasl   Saturday   such |
an   outstanding  success.    Such   help
given   very   generously   spurs   ihe   ]
dies on !<> further efforts i" an e
doavor tn make tha local hospital
credit to the community,
Cold  Relieved
or Money Back
Evcrywhurc men, womin BnJ children
nre (Inclina »n#t«in( relief from Coutflu
mil Cold* uf all kindft by taking Iluck-
ley'i Mixture. KverrwhiTe dmKifiBU »r«
•ellinir "llucklry'a" under positive «uar-
*nU*. Thu first dote proves how different it is—and .here are 40 dore* ins
76-eent bottle t Never bc without thU
prov.ii conqueror of colds.
W.  K.  Buckler,   Limited.
US  Mutual  St.. Toronto 2
BUCKkfYS
BV Amlik.a/1
^^      m linslc alp pi
75C  and  40c
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v
The Gift lhat La its
Jewellery   is   a   gifl   thai   will   endure   tu   recall   llie
occasion for a lifetime,   li is the gift of Kings—
thc Gil't Supreme
ELGIN STRAP WATCH -
16-Jawol», Ullon's Case c.r
White Oold, Rosa Gold
Strap.
CLARKE L1QHTBR 1 IK.
Ureen Gold, Engine Tiiriis.il
Man-steed, iiiiral.l...
BLUB   WHITE   SOLITAIRE
DIAMOND   HIN'fi    Platinum
Setting.    Special Prices.
CORAL BEADS—ol Beautiful
Shade will. Clasp'ot White
Gold.
Dinner run  Links. Smoked Pearl with White Gt
Edges
I
4*.
I
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A SMALL DEPOSIT WILL 1101,1) ANY ARTICLE
IN* THE STORE UNTIL XMAS
M. SHIOZAKI
Dunsmuir Avenue Cumberland
MATT  BROWN'S GROCERY
APPLES
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Ollice
Courtenay           Phone 2!3S
l.oc.t Ollice
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings.
Telephone   116R or  2'.
\ Mi
[•■:,
^nWi
*    -^A-'i A :;*..;
'.  y fl 'it Mr.'ik'L'W,'/. %.
•*;aii^
CHRISTMAS
Seems lo
l,,,liln menningoj
mirth, ol happiness,
of j'Hi il„,l ,,i j,l,>.;iirr
We picture toiinrjih.ti Ih:
feasting and tits revelling—bul
nurli Iuia uu iu., ty i editing l
tliute "away from l.uuu\"
(l'i HOME    I
THIS Yf Ait.    I',  r relaliccs uu-t friends tell
nolenjayar,  '     t     ■; ll an a  i it frai i tot.
sVE HAVE MAC  IT SO I   .   l.v MAY IHsVEl COMFOttT.
».;LV..n!L"!.vn.i'i  i. .'■:' t.   ..lain wr.rt
ANDANIA Nov. 2:t to Glasgow, lleirast
nnd  Liverpool
AS0ANIA Nov. 'I'.', to Plymouth nnil
London
LAURENTIC Nov. 24 to Belfast, Glasgow
nnd Liverpool
PENNLAND Dee. :i lo Plymouth
ALAUNIA Dec.   :i i.i Plymouth anil
London
LAPLAND Doc.   II n. Plymouth
BALTIC      lu.. 1" hi Liverpool
TUSCANIA. I  i" in rivmouih and
London
PREDERIK VIII Doc. 1 Ihrlstlansand, Oslo
Copenhagen
i.ktitia Doc, ll in Liverpool and
Glasgow
REGINA Dec, ir. to Glasgow, Belfast
Liverpool
:»A, A-AiAaji*,
V'.*',!.i!; * . .■..>;?■ :**,«*
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/* *   .,:*>>*jH
■ ■fiW
Mra. L, Frelone wat* hoateflB at n
jolly Hallowe'en party on Friday evening lasi when her daughter Laur-
een entertained a number o( her
young friends, Tlio youngatera were
li 11 dessed In funny coatumes, The
rooma were gaily decorated in blnck
and orange streamers with lanterns
and pumpkins. A merry time wns
spent in playing Hallowe'en gamaa
ami tliosp winning prizes for the dli'-
ferenl contests were: Billy Westfield,
Tommy Conti, Linda Cavellero, Myrtle Vale and Lillian Picketti. Dainty
refreahmenta were served by Mrs.
Frelone. Those presenl were Lizzie
Conn. Nlta Pilling, Helen Roberts?*,
Dot Brown, Lillian Plcketitl, Betty
Hrown, Dorothy Boko, Doretta Hrown,
Myrtle Vale. Lillian Tobacco, Rosle
Marocchi, Thelma Frelone, Norma
cavellero, Linda Cavellero, Dorothy
Smith, Barbara McNeil, Hazel dordon,
Lillian Saundera Muriel Maxwell,
Margarei Westfield, Alex Lindsay,
Tommy Conti, Billy Irvine. Billy Conn
Billy Westfield and Norman  Raga,
iUJY THEM HY THK BOX
KINGS, SLATTED—
Pur Box 	
JOHNATHAN AND MACKINTOSH—
Per \\o.\	
TABLE PEARS—
Per Basket	
$1.85
$2.35
35c
$2.95
$4.95
$1.00
$1.50
MATT BROWN'S GROCERY
VICTORY ELECTRIC IRON—
Guaranteed for 1 Year, each
ELECTRIC TOASTER—
Guaranteed for 1 Vear, each	
TUNGSTEN ELECTRIC GLOBES—
10s, 15s, 25s, His, 60s, 85c or,'! for .
WINCHESTER FLASH LIGHTS—
nt a snap price, complete for	
The Pnmlly Herald and Woakly i
Star with list wondorCu] Improvemanta :
Is now ri'Knrdcd nn the Rronl AKiU'iit- j ;
tural Paper nf Canada and tba family I
Cirele'a beat magaalne. ;
.vjc«SV/
S.S.'IBO,    ,,,;■,       :   ,,   .,
(run   lsl,! .si. ,  ,.   ,„
S.S."OSCW  ll,"Ns..ms«s
• /■'.;; motSe'linm
S     r.lll, ■■lill.M     Dim
COM.     -     CENERAL HAULING
of all descriptions
—     WOOD
•   INI (IHMSMIIN  S
K. IV. lllt'KI.i:. Agent, Cumberland, It.C. Tolcpbona 85.
' ur nrilf C. !•'. Knrlc, District Pasgongor Agent, Victoria, D.C.
^ .-1 - t n tn, $ B ai ft. B m mm. ** tKI) st'l
• :   ■ ..      .
IV
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
J,   i       iii n~ Mill St., Courtenay
Telephone 144 {^O.
Arciit m Courtenay: Mr. A. B. Bnll
CLOSED WEDNESDAV  AFTEBNOONS  ONLY
Service and promptness still our motto.
TOWINO * FREIGHTING - REGULAR FREIGHT SERVICES
Powell liiver, Alert Bay and all Way Points every Tuesday.
Courtenay, Comox and Way Points every Wednesday.
Tugs and Scows Ior hire.   Boats for charter.
Warehouses and Docks at Vancouver, foot of Bldwell Street, and
Courtenay, B.C.
High Tides for
the Week
Nov. 2.-10:03 n In. and 7:2:i pin
Nov. 3.-11:00 a.m. nnd 0:14 pm
Nov. 4.-0:11 p.m. and 0:32 pit;
Nov. 5.-1:01 p.m. nnd 11:40 pm.
Nov. 0—1:42 p.m.
Nov. 7.-1:32 a.m. and 2:17 p.m.
Nov. n.—2:51 a.m. and 2:48 p.m.
Low Tides for Ihe Week:
Nov. 2.-2:25 a.m. and 3:34 pin
Nov. 3—3:10 n.m. ond 3:34 p.m.
Nov, 4.-4:10 a.m. and 0:44 p.m.
Nov. 5.-5:00 a.m. and 7:59 p.ln.
Nov. 0.-0:14 a.m. nnd 8:49 p.m.
Nov. 7.-7:25 a.m. nnd 0:20 p.m.
Nov. 8.-8:33 a.m. and 9:50 p.m.
Automobile. Side  Curtains Repaired
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
Also Harness Repairs
E. L. SAUNDERS
THE FAMILY SHOE REPAIRERS
—    -«-    —    —    —    '
I   Union Hotel ♦
A I nmlierhind, II. (1.
Electrically Heated       *
4 Throughout .
Our Service is the REST '
■
♦
It. YATES, Proprietor
P. O. Box .'109 Phone
The Kind of Meat
You're Glad to Meet!
YOU AUK DUE FOR A PLEASANT SURPRISE
WHEN  Vtil* CET ACQUAINTED WITH  TIIE
SORT OF QUALITY .MEATS SOLI) AT
Wilcock & Co.
Ltd.
Tender, Juicy and with a Flavor that's Delicious
Thc Same Service accorded a personal visit to this
slop' will lie given your Phone Orders
PHONE Gt; CUMBERLAND
"The Family Butchers"
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CUMBERLAND ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1928
New Dress
Goods
Novelty Dross Materials, suitable for evening wear, we have a
selection of new orepes, in plain colors with floral effects of
same color as goods, come in Bhades, old Rose. Pink, Nile Green,
Paach and Gold. 3% yards in each dress length. Price $6,95
the length.
Crepe Back Satin, in gold, old rnse, maise and pink, this material
Is a really good tine quality, with a beautiful satin face, ami the
colors are all good.   Price ?3.50 per yard.
Crcpe-de-Chenes and georgettes arc always good, we can gel yon
mostly any color wanted and it nol in stock, two days will
deliver it lo ynu.
ICngllsh Tweed Dress goods, come in six good shades, and fully
40 inches wide, this is a doth we stock every season, ami we can
guarantee it to give you satisfaction,   Price B5c per yard,
Coatings, we have several new lines ot heavy coating suitable
for Ladies' or Girls' Coat:., we bought these cloths at about half
price and pass on ihe saving in our customers.   Price $2,!).ri yd.
Flannels, a good range of colors, In brown, fawn, blue, green
navy and  black.
Navy Serge, a good quality, suitable foi- dresses, skirts and
bloomers, 54 inches wide and ihe price is nnly $1.75 per yard.
NEW RAINCOATS—See our slock of Raincoats, you will require
one for the wet days.
SUTHERLAND'S
CUMBERLAND, B.C.
PHONI IU
Notice
to the residents
of Cumberland
and District
Having taken over thu business ot* Mr. Preston Bruce,
I am prepared t» supply
Fresh Milk and Cream
in Large or Small Quantities
MILK FROM T. II. TESTED COWS
BAYVIEW RANCH
.1. E, MARRIOTT
Phone Orders to 25, Cumlierland.
Our Milk and Cream can also lie obtained at the Royal
Candy Store at any time; also at Tom Armstrong's.
The New 1929 Marconi
Six Tube A.-C. Batteryless
CONSOLE
Here, indeed, is tlie new performance In "light socket" Radio—The new Jlarconl But-
lOTjlcnn—a C-Tulie aet with one
dial operation lhat offers new
and liner selectivity witli truly
llfe-ll':o tone.   0365.00 complete,
Note: The New linn I Buttery Operated Model ls Idontl-
cal ln ovory otlier detail with
the Batteryless. Tills model,
too, has tho "presonco" charac-
terlatlc of tlie New .Marcnnl line,
*l(W.llli slrl|i|ieil
Table Model, WM stripped
O-Tiilio liulterylesg
(nr llallery operated)
Definite Selectivity
Definite Selectivity in the new Marconi Line is made,
possible by an arrangement "!' Four Straight Line
Frequency Condensers which tune all circuits simultaneously. Marconi Standards of mircometer precision
and the high technical ideals lhat are always identified
with Marconi Engineering practice are fully evident
in these beautiful instruments.
THE
G. A.
FLETCHER
MUSIC
Co., Ltd.
Nanaimo's Music and Radio House
Commercial Street      Xanainio and Cumberland, B.C.
Local Representative li. A. Robertson
PHONE 47 M CUMBERLAND
LOOK FOR NEW MODELS O.N  DISPLAY IN
ILO-ILO THEATRE BUILDING
Cumberland Personals
Lieut. Col. C. W. Villiers was an
invited feuest to Government House,
Victoria on Tuesday afternoon, when
ii reception was held Tor the Right
Hon. Austen Chamberlain und Lady
Chamberlain.
The Ladies' Aid of the Cumberland
United Church will hold a Sale of
Homo Cooking in the vacant store
next to the Royal Hunk on Saturday
November the LOth.
Celebrate Armistice Day by attending the carnival dance ol tiie Cumlierland Veterans to lie held Nov. 12th
in the Uo-Ho Hall.
.Mrs. Eadie was a bridge hostess on
Tuesday evening when she entertained the Ladies' Bridge Club. Mrs. Stevens was the prize winner for the
evening.
Mr. Thomas Graham, general superintendent of the Canadian Collieries
(Diinsniiiiri. Limited was a business
visitor tit Nanaimo during ihe week.
Thom Canary Bird music makers
will be lhar. Reckon you'll just have
In dance my hock! what a time we'll
havt-!   Hayseed Hall, Monday, Ilo-Ilo.
Residents of Cumberland will be
glad to know that Mr. and Mrs, Sillence have decided to return to the
district after spending the past two
years in Alaska. Mrs. Sillence has
already arrived and is the guest of
iter daughter, Mrs. Ram. Watson at
Royslon, Mr. Sillouce will be re-
■membored by music lovers tor his
faithful anil untiring work as leader
of the district choral society.
Mr, and Mrs. John Bond, Mr. and
MYs. Brown and Mr, Hill Brown motored to Nanaimo Saturday to spend
the  week-end.
Armisiice Day Carnival Dance, llo-
llo Hnll, Monday. Nov. Uth, Good
Music.    Good Time.
Mr. and Mrs. Bartlctt ,of Qualicum,
during tlie course of a nmlor tour of
the Island called at Cumberland on
Sunday last ami visited Puntledge
Lake.
Hi. thnr! If you ain't got no missus, kalkilate you'd better iiorry one.
It'll be just the same. Hayseed Ball
II0--U0.   Monday,   Nov.   5th.
Miss Warren, R.N., of Victoria, arrived on Thursday to fill the position
on the Cumberland Nursing Staff,
which was vacated by Miss Olson, U.N.
Programme for the Week
at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre.
This Friday and Saturday, Eleanor
Boardman in "The Crowd." Monday
and Tuesday, double attraction. Claire
Windsor iu "Foreign Devils," and
"Under the Black Eagle." Wednesday and Thursday, James Murray and
Helene Costello in "Old Kentucky."
Next Friday and Saturday, Norma Tal-
in "THE DOVE."
CAM) OF THANKS
To  our  many   friends:   We   thank
you.    Edward   Hughes  and   family.
WANTED—A girl, either for housework or dairy work. Apply Bayvle*
Ranch.     Phone  6DY  Courtenay.
Insertion date
for "ad"
is telephoned
across continent
Mnleriiil for an advertise
mini to appear in a Vancouver newspaper was recently sent from New York
hy nir mail. Nu Insertion
dut<> accompanied (lie advertisement, bat it long-ills*
taucfl telephone call from
New York saved the situation.
In iHiijInff tribute to the
telephone service on the
call) llie newspaper said:
"Tlir messtme came
through ns clearly us if the
conversation were between
Iwo points uilliin a few city
blocks of each olln r."
B. C. TELEPHONE CO.
BIRTH
CURWEN- To Mr. and Mrs. Guy
Curwen (formerly of Cumberland), at
Chilllwack on Sunday, October the
28th, a son, Lanilim Mcl'hail. Mother
and baby doing line.
Lieut.-Col Charles W. Villiers who
was here at the week end left lor
Victoria on Monday.
Mr. Irvine Banks, son nl' Mr. and
Mrs. T. E. Banks, who was accidentally shot by his pal, Clinton Harrison
last week, is making progress towards complete recovery.
Say thar Hiram! Beckon there'll ho
morp than one kind of chicken at thai
thar Hayseed Ball—Ilo-Ilo. Monday
night.
Mr, H. Akiyama. a fifty yoar old
resident of Royston Mill died in the
Cumberland General Hospital on Wednesday of Pneumonia. Tbe funeral
arrangements being in the hands of
Mr. T. E. Banks. Deceased was well
known among the Japanese of the
district und hail been an employee
of the Royston Sawmill for some
time.
A delightful purty was held al the
home of Mrs. V, Frelone on Wednesday evening last, when a number of
her friends gathered and spent a very
pleasant evening in cards, music and
dancing. During thc evening a dainty
supper was served hy the hostess, tlio
tnble decorations consisting of pink
and white chrysanthemums.
Mr. A. Gray. -Mrs. W. Gray and Mrs. |
G. J. Richardson left ihis morning I
for Vancouver. Tbey expect to re- j
turn to tbe city on Sunday,
Messrs. William and Alexander
Campbell, or Campbell Bros.. General
Merchants, of Cumberland, returned
to the City 011 Tuesday after spending
a few days in Victoria.
£
\l
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Westinghouse
'jstinghouse
It gives you:
Full  6-tube power,  using the new
When you buy a Westin^'iousc Batteryless Radio you own a beautiful
instrument that embodies the latest improvements at a price that represents more radio value than has ever been c ?fered before.
of the expense of new batteries and
battery charging.
Oversi^: power supply unit provides
maximum of power for amplifier tube.
Distant stations brought in with ease
nnd clarity.
Pilot lamp illuminates dial—shows
when set is on or off.
New improved cone speaker, developed by Westinghouse, and many
other features which we will be glad
to show.
i
Westinghouse A.C. Radiotrons.
Selectivity, finely balanced, giving
equal performance in the upper and
lower wave bands.
True-to*life tone quality—both high
and low notes reproduced with cqur.1
fidelity.
Economy of operation. All the current used in the year costs only a fifth
Hear a Westinghouse Demonstrated
and Judge ils Value for Yourself
AUTHORIZED WESTINGHOUSE DEALERS
For Ijatteryless, Battery and the Full Line of Radiola Modeli
LANGS' LIMITED
Cumberland, Phone 23 Courtenay, Phone 26
WHEN YOU BUY A WESTINGHOUSE YOU OWN THE WORLD'S MOST ADVANCED
RADIO*)
DU. VV. BRUCE G0IID0N
Denial Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite llo-llo Theatre
CUMBEHI.AND,  B.O.
Canadian *&*
Sertice
Christmas Sailings
FHOM JIOJi'J'IlEAL
'I'd Glasgow, Belfast, Liverpool,
Letltia Nov. 1(1,        Andania Nov. 2:1
To I'ljtiioiilli, Cherbourg, London.
Ausonia Nov. !l, Aurania Nov. Ill
Aseania Nov. 211
KKOM HALIFAX
To Plymouth, Havre, London.
Alaunla  Dec. '!,     Tuscanla Doc. 10.
To Belfast, Liverpool, (slusgon.
Lolltia Dec. 14.
FHOM ST. .I01IN
To Belfast. Liverpool, Glasgow.
Utltia. Dec. 13.
Also   weekly   sailings   from   New
York and Boston to  European Ports
Money Orders;. Drafts and Travellers'
Cheques, nt lowest rates. Full lnform-
atlon frnm Company's Offices, 622
Hasting?   St.   \\\,   Vuncouver,   B.  C.
RUPTURE
EXPERT    HERE
P. H. Sealoy, of Chicago anil Philadelphia, nationally l'amous expert, will
himself personally be at the Emirress
Motel, and will remain in Victoria
thia Thursday and Friday only, Nov.
S and 0, from 9 a.m. to ii p.m. daily.
Mr. Seeley Says:
"The Spermatic Shield will not only
retain any case of rupture perfectly,
but contracts tho opening in It) days
ou the averagi case. Being a vast advancement over all former methods—
exemplifying instantaneous effects immediately appreciable and withstanding any strain or position no matter
the size or location. Large or difficult cases, or incisional ruptures (following operations) specially solicited.
This instrument received the only a-
ward in England and in Spain, producing results without surgery, injections, medical treatments or prescriptions, with distinguished personal patrons of all nations." "His method
has alwaya been most satisfactory."
—Late IT. Kdward Shlppen .former
-Medical Director U. S. Navy.
This instrument is the same as supplied to Surg. (Jenls. Bureau, U. S.
Naval Hospital.—Penn. R. R., Etc.
He will be glad to demonstrate
without charge or fit them if desired.
Business demands prevents stopping
at any other place in this section.
N. B.—Every statement in this notice has been verified before the Federal and State Courts—F. II. SEELEY.
CAUTION—All cases should he cautioned againsl tlie use of any elastic
or web truss with untleratrapa, as
same rest where the lump Is and not
where the opening is, often resulting
in Btrangulatlon.
Home Office, 117 Dearborn St., Chi
caRo.  111.
Some vittles, sandwiches and doughnuts and, and apples more than
enough—Hayseed Ball, Nov. 5th, Hollo.
Tho first Bi-Monthly Whist Drive
nnd Old Time Dance of the Native
Sons of Canada will be held in the
New Hall, Monday, Nov. 5th. commencing at S p.m.. Good prizes and
refreshments. Grand prize for best
;isegregate at end of season. Attend
the Ilrst one and don't miss any.
Mrs. U. McNeil returned from N;i- i Mr. Jim Bennie has returned from
naimo on Tuesday. While in Nn-j Hardy Bay where he has been working
naimo Mrs. McNeil attended the fun- on the road gang, which has heen
oral of her neico Bahara Ibslam, who J laid off for the winter months,
had a number of small friends hero, Mrs. R. Grant, of Victoria, Is in
having heen a visitor to Cumberland [ town on a visit to her parents Mr.
during the summer. land Mrs. J. R. Gray.
FOIt SALE—6-ROOMBD HOUSE with
Bath and Paint in first class condi-
Hon. For further particulars apply |
to Mrs. Jack Harris, Courtenay, Phone ,
209L. 42-44
Chocolates
by Moirs
IN MT,.HORIAM
In loving remembrance ol' Louis
Francescini who departed this life
November Ifith, 1921. Ever remembered hy his wife and son,
What coud he nicer, for your
Bridge Party, afternoon tea or
for any occasion, than a pound
or so of fresh Moirs Chocolates.
Our Chocolates are Guaranteed
Fresh as we have a rapid turnover. Why should you make
Candy when you can buy Moirs,
tho world's hest chocolates at
a reasonable price.
A. Henderson's
COIBERLAND, B.C.
IJ
Sasas-s-sra-asW'---**"*^^
Mumford's Grocery
I'hone 71 Phone 71
"IF YOU GET IT AT MUMI OllU'S—IT'S GOOD!"
Watch this space
next week
■^M-M-*
Mumford's Grocery
You can whip our cream
But you can't beat our milk
Special to Customers
until Nov. 15th
To any of my Customers getting me a new customer
for a Pint of Milk Per Day. I will give
We make our pies and pastries as fine as possible.
Our customers tell us they can't buy any better any- 4
where.   Our products are tested for their purity and
wholesomeness.   You will do wisely by ordering now .
for the holiday. |
SATURDAY   SPECIALS
Cream Rolls. Cream Buns, Crt?am Sponges, and Cream Cakes. 4
Mann's Bakery ♦
"Tlie Home nl Hlgn Class Cakes & Pastries," f
MMMMMMW *>*> HIKEBMK;   -•■    em. .***■.:. zmszXsWBS2)i\
$1.00
Worth of
Plm Tickete
FREE
To a Customer getting me a New Customer for One
Quart of Milk Daily, 1 will give
tP£.UlS Quart Tickets rrvCil-i
H. R. Hassell
Cumberland Phone 94

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