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The Cumberland Islander Oct 19, 1928

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Array "DAWN"
is coming
Cuiuberland Islander
to the Ilo-Ilo
With which Ih consolldnted the Cumberland flews.
Church Folk
Fete Pioneers
Years of Service of Mr. and Mrs.
D. R. McDonald Recognized
A congregational social waa held In
the United Church Hall on Friday
A musical programme was given
during the Ilrst part of tho evening
to which the following contributed.
Solo. "An Old Fashioned House,''
Miss Jemima Mitchell; Solos "The
Sailors of St. Ives", "Asleep in the
Deep", Air. Ramsell; Coronet Solo,
"The Holy City Vale", Mr. Murdock;
solo, "Out of the Dusk", Miss E. Henderson; recitation. Mr. Henderson;
solo, "Hoses of Plcardy", Miss Josephine Freeburn; solos "The End of
tlie Hoad", "She Lives Down in Our
Alley", Mr. Goodali; solos, "We Never
Miss the Sunshine", "My Little Gray
Home iu the West", Mrs. Woods.
Mr. Henderson, chairman of the
hoard of management, gave a short
address, saying that $800 had been
spent during the year renovating the
parsonage anil repairing the church
and the church hall. Most of the debt
had been cleared and only $250 was
needed to wipe out the Church's indebtedness. Mr. Henderson appealed
to tbe congregation for their support
and suggested that tho envelope system might be effectively used for this
Mr. Hewitt spoke a few words
thanking the congregation for their
loyal support during the year. He declareil that tlie church bad been self-
supporting this year but tbat the
thanks were due the Ladies Aid for
their tireless energy and good work
Which bad made it possible to meet
the Indebtedness of the church.
Mr. Hewitt then called upon Mr.
Bannerman, who was to make a presentation to Mr. and Mrs. D. H. MacDonald, who bave been active members of the church for the past thirty
years and who have just recently
mado their home in Courtenay.
Mr. IJannermnn In speaking said:
"Mr. and Mrs. MacDonald have beon
members of our church longer than
any one else here tonight and were
Instrumental in seeing that the present church was built. Mrs. MacDonald
has been nn active member of the Ladies' Organizations in the church and
Mr. MacDonald has been an active
member of the board of trustees for
many years. His wisdom in church
matters, accumulated by long experience, will he sadly missed. On behalf of tho congregation I wish to
present this token of appreciation to
you." Mr. Bannerman iben presented
Mr. and Mrs. MacDonald with a handsome silver tea service.
Mr. MacDonald said that no words
of his could express his appreciation
for this lovely gift. He felt that he
and Mrs. MacDonald had always tried
to do what they could for the church.
He said he had helped to clear the
land on which the church now stands
and that he had seen the church
through its prosperous and Us unpros-
perous years and had always felt that
the town could not get along without
the church.
Inr closing ho pointed out that most
of the good work In the church had
been helped along by the sustaining
hand of the Lndles' Aid. Mrs. MacDonald also thanked the congregation
for their lovely gift.
Dainty refreshments were then
served by the ladies and Ibe meeting
was brought to a close with tbo singing of "Auld Lang Syne" and "For
They Are Jolly Good Fellows",
Congratulations to Mr, and Mrs. E,
Parbeiry on thc birth of their son. The
Uttle boy was born in Vancouver Hospital last Thursday morning.
• •   •
Mrs. J. Carthew left last Tuesday
morning for a holiday in Vancouver,   j
Mr. R. Martin returned Saturday
night from the big game hunting expedition.
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A very happy crowd n.ssemblcd In
the hall last Wednesday evening to
attend the whist drive and dance held
under the auspices of the Catholic
Ladles' Altar Society. There were 24
tables of whist. The prizes were exceptionally pretty. First ladies' was
won by Mrs. Mclvor, being an eaude
nil cushion, thc last word in daintiness;
second, Mrs. Parkin, a lovely handbag;
consolation, Miss McCabe. Gentlemen's first, Mr. G. McCabe; second,
Mr. Johnson; consolation, Mrs. Mclntyre (sub). An enjoyable dance followed, before which Mr. Tukham
auctioned off a 161b chicken for $2.50.
Music was supplied by Messrs. P. McLoughlin and T. Morgan.
Surprise Party
For Miss I. Brown
A very jolly surprise party was held
at the home of Miss Isabelle Brown
oa Friday evening.
The evening was spent in playing
games and later dainty refreshments
wore served by Mrs. Brown. Miss Kitty Prior and Miss Ka. Brown.
Those present were Miss Isabelle
Brown, Miss Kathleen Emily, Miss
Jean Hrown, Miss Kitty Prior, Miss
Ka. Brown, Miss Vincen Au.diterlonie.
.Miss Harriet Horbury, Miss Edna Con-
rod, Miss Mary (lozzauo, Miss Beatrice Cavellero, Miss Dot Gordon and
Miss Muriel Purtridgo aud Messrs.
Georgo Hrown, Andrew Walker, Hill.
Brown, George Hrown, Bert. Carey.
David Idlens. Harold Conrod, Jack
McLean, Dick Marpole. Andrew Hrown
Krnest  .MacDonald.
Mrs. MacKinnon, Mrs. Lockuer,
Mrs. McLean and Mrs. Richardson
were joint hostesses at a silver tea
held at the home of Mrs. McKinnon
on   Wednesday.
The rooms were decorated with a
profusion of Autumn foliage. Presiding at the urns wero Mrs. Duns-
more and Mrs. Abrams while .Miss
McKinnon, the Misses Ida and Gou-
evive McFadyen and Miss Lou Shep-
pard assisted in serving.
The tea was hold in aid of the United Church Ladles' Aid and the ladles wish to thank all those wbo made
it possible for tbem to realize u good
sum and make ihe tea a success.
Nanaimo's new hospital was officially opened on Wednesday of last
week, several Cumherlanders being
present at Ihe ceremony.
Miss A. L. Bogg of Penticton, B.C..
formerly lady superlntendant of the
Royal Island General Hospital at
Kamloops, B.C., will be the lady superintendent. The graduate nurses
will be In charge us follows: Miss
Mabel McKenzie (North Vancouver!,
operating room uurse; Miss Mabel
Rogers. Miss M. Axlm (Nelson), Miss
Wlnnifred Kueen (Nanaimo), Miss
Grey (Penticton). Miss Janet Wilson,
graduate, Victoria Hospital.
Maple Lake May
Be Fished Soon
Cumberland Rod and Gun Club
Watching Park Boundary
A meeting of the Cumberland Rod
and Gun Club was held in tho Athletic
Club on Friday. October 12th, with
the president. Mr. W. Williams in the
The question of the proposed boundaries as an extension to tho Strathcona Park were discussed. Game
warden Fenton aud Mr. Woods of the
Courtenay Mounlaineerlng club were
present and explained tlio proposed
extension of Ibe boundaries. Mr.
Woods declared that it was not the
intention of the club to Interfere with
the sport or boundaries of the hunters
on Comox Lake.
Mr. Joe Reese and Mr. W. Williams
were appointed to act in conjunction
with tbe Courtenay Mountaineering
Club in defining a line for the proposed extension that would he satisfactory to both clubs.
The minutes of the annual meeting
were submitted to the club by the
secretary and accepted as read.
Arrangements for a smoker to be
held nt the beginning of November,
were made.
The Cumberland Rod and Gun club
will make an effort lo stock Maple
Lake with Russ.
Cabinet Sees Power
Source at Campell Riv'r
Much Discussed Campbell River
Falls Inspected by Tolmie
j Several Important matters were
I scheduled for discussion at a meet-
i ing or tlie Tolmie Cabinet ou Tuesday
All the ministers were present with
the exception of Hon. Wlllam Atkinson, Minister of Agriculture.
Other Minsters nho had been away
returned to the cup tal after meeting
j at Campbell River Monday. Premier
j Tolmie. Hon. X. S. Lougheed, Hou. S,
I D. Howe, Hon. F. P. Burden, Hon. W.
I A. McKenzie, Hon. W. Atkinson, and
Hon. R. L. .Maitland, K.C, made ihe
! trip during the week-end returning
I to Victoria late Monday afternoon,
Mr. Atkinson later loft for Vancouver
■ and will bo the only one absent from
'tlie Executive Council meeting.
The trip to Campbell River was
I made to invesiigato waterpowers
1 whicli have been made tlio subject oi
; much discussion in the legislature.
The government decided to make the
inspection when it became known
thai tho Crown Williamette Company
| of Portland, luul another year in which
I to apply lor the right to use the falls
in connection with its pulp aud paper
i scheme which may Include tlio damning of Buttles Lake.
Dr. aud .Airs. G. K. MacNaughton
joined the party at Courtenay und
accompanied them to Forbes Lauding
whore  ihey spent  the night.
High Tides
for the Week
Oct. 19—10:20 a.m. and 7:14 p.m.
Oct. 20—11:19 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 21—0:22 p.m. and tide remains
level  at  10.0   from  5:30  p.m.  to
9:00 p.m.
Oct. 22—1:18 p.m. and tide remains
level at 9.3 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30
Oct. 23—2:03 p.m.
Oct. 24-0:55 a.m. and 2:40 p.m.
Oct. 25—2:12 a.m. and 3:12 p.m.
Low Tides for the Week
Oct. 19—2:37 a.m. and 3:44 p.m.
Oct. 20—3:21 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Oct. 21—4:12 a.m. nnd level as above.
Oct. 22—5:10 a.m. and level as above.
Oct. 23—0:13 a.m. and 8:51 p.m.
Oct. 24—7:17 a.m. and 9:12 p.m.
Oct. 25—0:17 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Board Of Trade
To Work F°r Ferry
Service On La^e
Local Member and Alberni Member Promise Support
A meeting of the Cumberland Hoard
of Trade held in the Council Chambers on Tuesday evening was fairly
I we'll attended. Correspondence which
had beeu received since the last meeting was read by the secretary, hut
the principal business wus tbe discussion of tlio road now being built
to Jock's point, Puntledge Luke, It
was reported that the Alberni Board
of Trade working in conjunction with
the local boards are endeavouring to
have the read from Alberni to the
lake completed and floating wharves
constructed at the head of the lake
and at Jock's Point to permit a ferry
j service to conect the two extremes.
| Both the local member of parliament,
Dr. MacNaughton and Mr. Hanna.
member   for   Alberni   have   promised
| thoir support.
The local hoard will hold a dinner
In the near future when it is hoped
the federal member, Mr, A. W. Neill
will  ho present.
A miscellaneous concert will be
given hy the members of tho Cumberland United Church, assisted hy
well known artists, Monday, October 20th.   Full particulars noxt week.
Meeting Of Young
People's Club
The Young People's Club of the
United Church held a meeting on
Monday evening in the Church Hall.
The new officers elected to take
charge of the club's work during the
year wero as follows: president, Miss
Hunden; Vice-President of Christian
Endeavor. Miss Maun; Missionary
Vice-President. .Miss MacKinnon; Literary Vice-President, Miss Sadie
Brown; Social Vice-President, Miss
G. McFadyen; Citizenship Vice- President. Mr. George Brown; Secretary-
Treasurer, Mr. Jack Auchterlonle;
Miss Noma Parnham was elected organist ami Mr. Hewitt was unanimously elected honorary president.
After the election of officers, tho
usual business was discussed and arrangements were made for a social to
be held the first week in November,
Local review No. 17 of W.H.A. held
a special meeting on Thursday evening hist  whou Mrs. Lorn Baker, Provincial Field Director and Supervising
Ofricer or Washington State and B.C. j
was  a   visitor.    Mrs.   Maker  attended,
tbe   National   Fraternal   Congress  ut;
Toronto ibis summer when representatives of iifi Fraternal Honolit organ-1
Izations of ihe United States and Can-'
ada convened in that cily.    All dele-1
gates spoke in glowing terms of the |
reception   that   Toronto   extended   to
them—tlieir stay there  being especially pleasant.   Mrs. Baker also attend- j
ed   llie   Supreme   Convention   of   tli"
W.B.A. at Detroit, Mich., and gavo to
tlie review a most interesting account
of the proceedings.
Mrs, McNeill. President of Cumber-
laud Review presented .Mrs. Baker
witli a pretty bouquet of autumn
(lowers on behalf of Mrs. Whitehouse.
Royston. Refreshments were served
during the evening.
I .Monday evening at tlio Anglican
Hull saw the girl's gym. class under
Mr. William Jackson and Miss Vivian
Aspesy, got under way for the winter
activities. About eighteen or twenty
new members have heon enrolled and
tlie club is now about fifty strong, lt
j Is expected that  the boys' class also
' controlled hy Mr. Jackson  will make
j a start in ttie near future.
Mrs. Banks, Chairman Cumberland Board of School Trustees
To Give Impressions of Annual Convention.
Mrs. 'I*. B. Banks [(.formed us yesterday tlittt her report ot the recent
convention ot scliool trustees held at
Mouttclon would he ready shortly.
We hnd hoped lo puhllsh II this week
but as the chairman ot the local trustees hus been exceptionally busy since
her return, no time hns been found
to complete her report. Following is
n report of tlie Courtenay delegate-
Mr, Kerton and Is taken from the
columns of the Courtenay Free Press:
At the regular meeting of the Courtenay School Board on October 12th,
Trustee Fred W. Kerton gave his report of the Trustees' Convention at
Penticton. He said that as a result of
that large convention, he felt that
many of the problems that Rural
School Boards and Rural Municipal
School Boards were troubled with
would be partly solved. The resolutions submitted by the various boards
in most cases were unanimously supported, delegates from the larger cities
endeavoring to find a way to help the
rural communities by giving them
some of thc educational facilities that
abounded in the larger centres and by
so doing help to keep the people in
the country.
Courtenay s resolution regarding the
payment of fees by outside High School
pupils, in which they suggested the
cost of their education should be assessed on tlieir respective districts,
was unanimously supported, the president commenting that the resolution
had considerable merit.
Courtenay's other resolution regarding the dismissal of teachers by a unanimous vote of the board, failed to
pass, not from the feeling, as reported in press that it was against British justice, although one speaker did
speak to that ellect. but it appeared
to be a matter of small concern to the
assembled delegates, their construction
of the section dealing with the matter
being that teachers had a right on
notice of dismissal, to appeal in an
endeavor to find out if there were any
other reasons for the ''oard's action,
not necessarily for re-instatement.
Resolutions recommending Bible
reading in the schools and payment of
indemnities to trustees both went overboard. In the first resolution it was
contended that the home was the place
to tench biblical knowledge to the
child. As to payment of salaries to
trustees, this was thought to be against
the principles of the work.
The Comox Valley Association's resolution objecting to the continual
changing of text books, thus creating
considerable expense on the parents,
wos passed and if adopted by the Department of Education will be appreciated in a large number of homes.
Many other resolutions were passed
by the convention and a number also
fell by the wayside.
On Tuesday evening the convention
was honored by the presence of the
Lieutenant-Governor, together with
the Minister of Education. The minister had sat through the sessions of
the convention in an endeavor, he stat-
ted, to fully appreciate the resolutions
that would be passed on to his department for consideration. In an
Inspiring and instructive address he
told the convention of his concern for
rural conditions and how his department must work with other departments to bring to the families of the
rural workers some of the benefits
that the larger communities enjoyed.
His address was enthusiastically received.
The Lieutenant-Governor spoke to
the convention ond his address was
greatly appreciated,
It was decided to hold thc 1029 convention nt Nannlmo. Chilllwack and
Agassiz also extended invitations for
the convention, but Nanaimo was almost the unanimous choice.
Thc text of thc resolutions submitted by Courtenay follows:
Dismissal of Teachers
"That Section 133 lb) be amended
by Including thc following: That when
a Board of School Trustees ore unanimous in tlieir findings leading to a
teacher's dismissal, no appeal from
their decision shall be allowed."
Fees From  High  School  Pupils
"Whereas, in certain rural municipal school districts in this Province,
tlie municipal High School IsHhc only
means of providing High School education to pupils from outside school
districts adjacent to the municipal
scliool district; and
"Whereas, the municlpnl school
boards are permitted lo charge tuition
fees for admittance lo their High
School; and
"Whereas, in certain cases thc enforcement of the collection of these
fees would entail hardship on the
pupils and deprive them of the privilege of obtaining High School education;
"It is hereby resolved, thnt in llie
event of pupils from outside rural
school districts entering and becoming
Miss Isabelle Yarrow, at One time
a pupil of the Cumberland school and
niece of Mrs. Partridge of this city,
lias been chosen as a member of the
University Players Club. Miss Yarrow wns one of the thirty lucky winners out of liio contestants wim won
ihe distinction of 'being chosen a
player. This is a singular honor
when one realizes tlint Miss Yarrow
hus never li.ul any Elocution lessons
while most of the contestants have
been taking lessons In elocution for
ten anil twelve yeurs mill It is seldom
thnt a freshman Is admitted membership in this particular club.
No Interviews Before 11 O'doek
Finance Minister's Rule
With hia desk cleared of much of
) the preliminary work facing u new
cabinet minister, Hon. W. C. Shelly,
I Minister of Finance, faces several important tasks ou which his decisions
are awaited with interest.
His recommendations regarding tlie
two Important positions nf Purchasing
Agent and Comptroller General have
been tbe source of much speculation
aud burning interest among party
Au announcement on his policy iu
Minister of Industries, which portfolio Mr. Cbelly holds jointly with that
of Minister of Finance, is also awaited
with interest. Tbere have been no requests for loans to finance Indusiries
since tbe new cabinet took office nor
any change In the policy followed by
the previous Government.
To keep up with his tasks Mr. Shelly has introduced a system of apportioning his time each day. The ilrsi
part of ihe morning Is given to conferences with the deputy minister or
departmental heads. To save Interruption from the many callers wbo
have besieged all of the ministers
since they took office he has laid
down a rule that tbere shall be no
interviews before 11 o'clock in the
Surprise Party for
Mrs. E. Johnston
A jolly surprise party was held at
the home of Mrs. Elsie Johnston on
Monday evening.
The evening was spent in playing
cards and games. Winners at cards
were: flrst, Mrs. James; second Mr*.
Freeburn. Mrs. Freeburn also won
the prize for tbe guessing contest.
Dainty refreshments were served by
Mrs. Johnston and Miss Jean Johnston.
Those present were: Mesdnnic.-;
Johnston. Freeburn, James. Derbyshire, James, Armstrong, Slaughter,
Westfield. Bobby Brown and Miss Jeun
The British Columbia Insurance
Underwriters' Association has published reduced rates to apply to the
dwellings and many specially rated
buildings in Xanainio. Tbe reduction
will only apply on business written
after this date and will not be retroactive.
This means a saving to each individual property bolder and indicates
that the Underwriters' Association is
ever ready to give tbe insuring public the beneilt of a reduction in rates
wben the loss ratio of the particular
locality is continued low.
Provincial Member
Addresses Audience
At Lazo Re Roads
Dr. G. K. MacNaughton, member Tor
this district in the Provincial Parliament journeyed to Lazo on Wednesday night on Invitation from tbe Consolidated Board of School Trustees.
The Doctor was accompanied by Mr.
w. P. Bevan, districi road engineer
and both gentlemen addressed the
Air. Staghall occupied the chair and
ufter outlining tbe reason for the
meeting that night, admitted that tbe
roads In tho district during the past
four or live years, had greatly Improved, but ou account of the many
children being conveyed to school
over tlie roads, they would like to see
still nunc work done on tbe roads
Mr. Beuvan gave u very Interesting
talk ; i' 1 sinied he felt absolutely sun:
that had the roads been laid oul in
tbe early days with more care, better
results could have heen obtained for
Ihe mo.le.V expended. He pleaded for
more co-operation mid less criticism
and told tbe audience that before
atrnlgtenlng and widening the roads
in ihe district they must he surveyed
nud he hoped lhat when the time came
in do this adjoining property osfners
would cu-opurate with the public
works department in making the necessary adjustments.
Dr. MacNaughton Iben addressed
ihe gathering and told bis listeners
that (he vice-president and secretary
ni' the Automobile Club bad complimented him on the roads In tbe district, and said lui hore were none
better in ihe province and thai hey
were ihe best on Vancouver Island.
|{c had come out to see them With a
view tn KoitiiiK their vfewH and Information ns to Iheir needs, so that
when lw went down to Victoria he
would he in a position to do his very
hest for thom. He nsked them lo believe thai lie and the government officials were doing iheir best and not
to kick about things unless lhey hnd
Island Publicity Bureau
Issues 100.000 Polders
Tlie mono "Follow the Birds to I
Victoria," ibe local climate, the Crys- j
tal  Garden  and   golfing  are  featured
Andy Orr Injured
In Car Accident
Three Others Also Injured  in
Andy Orr. one time a member of
tbe Cumberland I'nited soccer team
was badly Injured in au automobile
crash which occurred on Sunday at
Stewart Creek Bridge, half a mite
south of Ladysmith. Orr was stated
lo be driving a light delivery truck
and a car driven by a colored man,
Burton Alexander, crashed Into the
former, at the Stewart Creek bridge.
After going over the side of the bridge
the occupants wero lu danger of
drowning us the water runs about
four or five feet In depth at the point
where the cars fell.
Although badly injured and bruised,
Orr, after cxtricting himself from tlie
wreckage uf bis own car. aided tbe
three Victorians from the tangled
mass of the other vehicle.
Constables Smith, Kilpatrlck and
Byatt rushed to tbe scene of the accident and supervised Ihe transfer of
ihe injured men to ihe hospital. Dr.
George Moore attended tbem there.
According to Ihe police report of
the crash, the car driven by Alexander was proceeding south on the
Island Highway, as was also the
truck driven by Orr. Immediately
north of ihe bridge was a steep hill
on which Alexander said to police,
bis brakes failed to hold.
The injured men are:
William Holucss.. 812 Caledonia
Avenue; cuts about face and head
bad bruises and shock.
Barton Alexander, colored, Victoria;
badly shaken up and bruised; nose
broken  .
David Jones. 27(>,{ Douglas street;
cuts, shock and other slight  Injuries.
Andrew Orr. Blalneys, VI.; fractured ribs and cuts about face and
on the cover of the publicity bureau's
new wfnier folder. Priming of 100,
000 copies of the folder for dlslrilm
lion on the prairies and Fasiern Canada Is under way.
j pupils in a municipal High School, the |
j costs of thc said education should bc I
assessed on nnd collectable from the
school district in which thc pupils are
| resident at the time of receiving the
education." 1
Sportsmen,    Not    Police,    Will
Administer    Law   Says
Duncan. Oct. IS Speaking at a
complimentary dinner in Premier
Tolmie and himself, given by tbe Duncan Chamber of Commerce Wednesday evening, Hon it ii Pooloy, MP..
attorney-general) said lie would re-
commend ihe administration of the
game laws of ihe province by individuals wbo were nol members of tbe
provincial police and would encourage
the rearing of gome birds hy ibe establishment <>f suitable game farms.
He proposed ihe administration by a
board of experlened Bportsmen.
Tlie attorney-general, in making
tills statement,  was  replying to the
tons) nf the province, subinitled by
II    F.   Prevost.
Responding to ihe toasl ot tho
Premier, given by (he chairman. Mr.
o. T. Smith, Premier Tolmie discussed
ilie migration proposals, especially tbe
conferences wilh Lord Lovat. and expressed ihe hope of presenting an Immigration policy wblcb would meet
with  Keiier;,!  acceptance.
Mr. and Mrs. Chard nnd family have
taken the old Hen.slowe ranch and
moved in from Cowichan, where they
have been for the last five months.
They nre Welsh people, come out under thc Empire Settlers Scheme, and
wc xtend the hand of friendship to
them nnd wish them succcs.s.
Noted Mining
Men to Speak
Western Meeting of Canadian
Institute of Mining to Convene
November 21   in   Vancouver.
to deiute Tuning
law amendment
The Annual General Western .Meet-
Inn or ih,. Canadian Institute nf Mining and Metallurgy win be fold this
year In Vancouver on November 21st-
88rd. In recent years the Institute
meetings, both ut the paront boily anil
or the division In iiritish Columbia
have been notably successful. Not
only have they attracted a large attendance, comparable tu tin, attendance at similar funetlons In the great
centres of Kastem Canada, hut the
papers presented nnd the discussions
thorenn have heen of „ high order.
Tho meeting this year promises to be
no less successful In every respect
judging from tho programme that has
now been announced. The sessions
will be held In the Hotel Vancouver,
and will open on Wednesday morning
with an address by the President of
the Instliule, Mr. It. II. Stewart. This
will bo followed by tho presentation of
a review on conditions and mining developments during tho yoar In nritlah
Columbia by the Provincial .Mineralogist. Mr. J. I). Galloway, ami the roai-
denl Engineers of tho respective Mineral Survey Districts. The afternoon
will he devoted to a survey of tho
Mining Sii nation in Manitoba hy
Dr. J. S. llel.ury, Professor of Geology
at the University of Manitoba, supported by Mr. II. It. I.umsilcn of the
Natural Resources Department of tho
Canadian Pacific Railway Company,
who will discuss Uie Important nun
metallic resources of thai Province.
At the morning session of Thursday.
November 22nd, attention will ho directed to ihe consideration of the oil
situation In Albertn, with contributions hy Mr. P. |). Moore. Plld Geolo-
gisl for Hi,. Imperial Oil Company,
and Mr. S. U. Coultls, Production Engineer Tor the imperial DM Company,
un the Turner Valley Oil Fields. In
the afternoon the main topic of discussion will he lhat of the Mining
Methods employed al ihe Major Mines
In British Columbia, Introduced by
Mr. J. 1. Moore nf Hie Britannia M. &
S. Company. Mr. I). Thompson of tho
Consolidated M. & s. Company's Sullivan Mine, and representatives of the
Granby ami Premier Companies. On
the third dny of tbo meeting the feature will lie a discussion on desirable
revisions of the Placer Mining Act
ami llie Mineral Art. with papers un
the subject hy Mr. A. M. Wlllteshlo. I.
A. Bonner, It. W. Ilaggen and others.
Among oilier contributions that have
heen promised are the following: 'Uso
of Solid Fuels In Hie Pulverized Stato
fur Power and Other Purposes' by
Mr. B. S. Malloob or the Mines Brunch
uf the Dominion Department or Mines:
'The Coal Situation in Alberta' by
Mr. J. 1. Richards, Acting f'hoif Inspector of Mines In that province.
'Geology of the Tropical Area* by Dr.
T. c. Phemlster of the -University of
British Columbia: 'Geology and Mineral Resources of the Portland Canal'
by Mr. It. Hudson: 'Production ot
Copper ai Britannia from Mine Waters' by Mr. F. lObbutt: 'Milling Practice nt the Premier Mine' hy Mr. Dale
I.. Pill: A Solution of Fault Problems
by (I. V, Douglas. The social functions include official luncheona nn the
three days of the meeting, and a dinner Followed hy a sialic i the evening ur November 2:ird.
Exceed   Those   of   .Any   Other
Part of Continent, Snvs
U. T. Mather.
That British Columbia has vast
limestone deposits or the purest quality the! win Ih- tin- foundation of n big
lime Indus ry, waa tin- statement of
Mr R r Mather, vice-president and
general manager of tlie Pacific Lima
Bureau Co., before Die engineering
bureau of the Hoard or Trade, al
luncheon on Wednesday, in Vancouver.
An area of limestone deposit twenty-five miles square on Texada Island
is almost pure, and ran to n great
depth. DopOBltB in other pans <>r iho
continent were not so puro nor so
well situated commercially, he -aid
Years ago. he added, lime was almost exclusively used (or building
purposes. Today about 75 per cent.
of tlm production from liis own plant
Is used in chemical production. The
pulp and paper mills of British Columbia used large quantities of linn'.
as do the mines, utilizing it in 'lie
flotation system. There is only ono
company in Uritish Columbia producing lime and it ships large quantities
of it to Manila, tho Phillipine Islands.
Quatemala and New Zealand foi sugnr cane growing, The market for
limes is growing, he said, as tho
chemical  industry expands. PAGE TWO
FRIDAY.  OCTOBER   15.   1927
The Cumberland Islander
FRIDAY,  OCTOBER  19.   1927
THERE aro a large number of persons literally
afraid of a hospital antl regard it a disgrace
to be sent to one. Yet, in fact, the hospital
is one of the most helpful and needed institutions
nf civilization, and the natural place of resort in
a severe illness, or in case an operation is to he
performed. A hospital is equipped so that eare
.md skilled attention can be given far better than
in one's own home. Trained nurses and experienced physicians antl surgeons know better what
we need in our sickness and pain than the loved
ones of our own family. The old unreasonable
fear of the hospital is a relic of the days when
limbs were sawed oil' without, anesthetics amid
unpleasant surroundings. All that is changed and
the hospital should be welcomed as an institution
of mercy, a home of rest antl cure.
To carry on the good work of a hospital, a lot
of money is required, as in addition to the cost
of salaries medicine, etc., equipment in the way
of furniture, blankets, sheets and a hundred and
one other things are needed, and in this latter
branch of the work, so far as the Cumberland
Hospital is concerned, the Ladies' Aid undertakes
lo provide. To help the ladies in their work, the
city council granted them permission to hold a
lag day in Cumberland on Saturday, October the
27th. We commend the object to all our readers
and friends and urge upon one and all to give
liberally on the 27th.
THERE is nothing that adds more to the appearance of a town than well-kept premises,
neat yards, clean gardens, beautiful lawns
and last but not least, a tidy looking fence. One
of the buildings of Cumberland, boasting at one
time a very nice fence, looks as though a cyclone
had struck it. We refer to the Memorial Hall
on Dunsmuir Avenue. Every night in the week,
numbers of youngsters can be seen playing around
the building, scratching their names on the arch
way, swinging on the chains between the concrete posts, filling the drinking fountain up with
all kinds of rubbish until at the present time the
Memorial Hall is an eyesore to the town. Can not
something be done to stop all this needless destructive play of the youngsters? There are
also other places in the town suffering the same
way. It is a lamentable fact that there are some
who take no pride at all in fixing anything up
about them and are envious of others that do,
and tlo not a little annoy them by little unkind
acts that tentl in some way to mar the tidiness of
another's premises. And right here we would
state that the habit some boys have of whittling
and defacing a yard fence needs a severe repri-
| mand. Nothing is more aggravating to a man
i after he places a neat fence around his yard and
paints it up and then go out some morning and
I find the boards shaved and notched up by a pocket
knife in the hands of some ruthless, thoughtless
boy, and oft-times done through spite or malicious
intent. Such things should not be and if they
continue to be, there should be some preventive
administered that would tend to make them not
to be. A word of reproof heeded in season oftimes
tends to peace.
The Memorial Arch in Cumberland to be disfigured the way it is and by thoughtless youngsters in most cases, is something the residents of
Cumberland can not be proud of.
Vancouver Island, for its size, contains the densest and
moist valuable stand of mature s >ft wood timber on the
earth's surface. It contained one-thirtieth of the world's
available supply in 1924.
A man arrested recently for driving an automobile while
intoxicated was sentenced to attend church for six months.
Sort of solitary confinement.
of the
Canadian Medical Association
Questions concerning health, addressed to the Canadian Medical
Association, 184 College Street,
Toronto, will be answered hy letter. Questions as to diagnosis
and treatment will not he answered.
The temperature ot the human body
remains at practically the same degree
as long us the individual Is well. This
is called the normal temperature.
Any change irom this normal teinper-
atue is a signal that there is something wrong with the human machine.
The temperature is controlled hy u
centre in the brain. When the body
becomes too warm, the ui'leries of
the skin are diluted, more blood Is
thus brought to the surface, perspiration increases nnd there follows a
cooling ot the body. It the body Is
cool, the arteries are contracted, perspiration is decreased and the heat of
the body conserved.
The food  we oat  is partly used to
keep up the heat of the body. In
Canada, it is necessary to wear sufficient clothing most of the year to
conserve our body heat and to maintain the normal temperature of the
The problem of what clothing to
wear is made difficult because we go
from the heated indoors to the cold
outdoors. When Indoors, we should
not wear the clothing required to keep
us warm outdoors. Under Buch conditions, the individual perspires freely, the skin and clothing becorale
damp and, as a result, he is chilled
when he goes* out.
Avoid over-clothing when indoors.
Children should not go to school wearing two sets of underwear and several sweaters. Warm schools and
offices are usually at summer temperature. The warm extra clothing
should be kept for outdoors.
Proper clothing will do much to
help iu maintaining physical fltneas
and to prevent colds in winter.
room House, barn and garage; 5
acres of land, 1% miles from Cumberland, Apply Leighton, Cumberland.
Oue of our good friends was telling on the street yesterday a conversation be chanced to hear between a young
boy and a man who believes in Christian Science. It appears the scientist came across a small boy sitting under
an apple tree doubled up with pain. "My little man," he
said, "what is tiie matter?" "I ate some green apples,"
moaned the boy. "and, oh, how 1 ache!" "You don't
ache" announced the follower or Mrs. Eddy. "You only
think so." The boy looked up in astonishment and then
replied m a most positive manner, "that's nil right, you
may think so, but   I've got  Inside information."
liarthelmess in Hole of Unpopular Boxer in "The Patent
Leather Kid," Coming to the
Ilo-Ilo Theatre.
Hi., black hair was slick and shiny
ike patent leather and they called
-film "The Patent Leather Kid."
Ho was an East Side boxer so unpopular thai he always drew big
crowds—crowds hoping to see him
kiKH'kodout, or at least, that patent
leather hair mussed.
Richard Barthelmcss has one of
the greatest roles of his screen career ln "The Patent Leather Kid,''
First National's mighty epic, which
comes to the Ilo-Ilo for three days,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 25th, 2Gth and 27th.
"Ti.e Patent Leather Kid" is the
sUory of a pugilist who is drafted for
tlie  war much   against  his   will,  but
rW/Children Like It—SWk
^Jf      So Will You      VIA
*SS|      At  the   flrst  ilan  of  a IkS^*
fc    >S   CoW. buy "Huckk-yV. Tbe hf
E first innt* dut-a iwo thing*— *
relieve* the cout(h imiuntly and
dallghtji the tiwtr. Different from
all other remnliei for Cough*,
Colds, Bronchitis. I'reventa "FluH,
Pneumonia and all Throat and
Limit truiii,],-. Sold everywhere
under money-refunded guarantee.
W. K. Bnckley, Limited.
142   Mutual   St.,  Toronto 3
.   gia    Act* \iVt a fiaih—
I tingle |Jp provti ii
75c a„d 40c
who emerges with a decoration of
bravery and ultimately wina the girl
he loves. The story gives Barthel-
mess every chance for a human, convincing portrayal of a man who Is
redeemed through suffering and a
woman's love, and the ever-popular
Dick makes the most of the opportunities.
Molly O'Day, a newcomer to the
screen, plays opposite Barthelme-is,
and her interpretation of the rols
of tlio Golden Dancer marks her as
one of the screen finda of the year.
'The Patent Leather Kid" is an Alfred Santel! production under the
production management of Al Rock-
ett. It is First National's first big
special tn several years, and has
been acclaimed one of the really big
pictures in  recent yearn.
Prune  Whip  Delicacy
1   package  of orange junket
1 pint of milk
1 egg white
•i  cup of sugar
1/3 cup of prune pulp
2 teaspoons  of  lemon  juice
'repine orange junkei according to
ections on package and set away to
chill. Heat egg white until stiff, add
sugar gradually until thoroughly
blended. Add prune pulp (prepare by
rubbing cooked prunes Ihrough a
sieve) and sugar, i Before serving
heap the glasses of junket with prune
whip, and garnish with sections of
orange, if desiredr
Banana ram*1*
4 bananas
2 oranges
2 sliced pineapples
Salad  dressing
Berries or candied cherries
With a sharp knife cut a section of
skin from the concave curve of the
bananas, and carefully take out fruit,
leaving the shin in the shape of
canoe. Pare oranges; remove se
tions, and cut in pieces; m't with
pineapple (cut in pieces and an equal
amount of banana pulp (cut in
pieces). Fill canoes with fruit; cover
witli mayonnaise or French dressing;
sprinkle generously with paprika; lay-
on lied of shredded lettuce, and garnish with berries or candied cherries.
Clever Midiret Has Comedv
Role in "Baby Mine'
Marry Earles, the clever midget
who played with Lou Chaney in "Tbe
Unholy Three," has veered from a
sinister character to a comedian, iu
his latest screen role. Earles appears in the cast of "Baby Mine."
which come to the Ilo-Ilo on Wednesday only of next week, in which Karl
Lane and Oeorge K. Arthur are being
He plays a vaudeville midget induced to impersonate a baby in tho
new picture, a hilarious iilmizatlon
of the famous stage play, with Charlotte Greenwood. Louise Lorraine and
a notable cast. Robert 7,. Leonard
directed llie production .
In his last screen role Earles, who,
although in his thirties, is no taller
than a small child, played a sinister
little sideshow freak, accomplice of
tlie malicious "Professor Echo," sideshow ventriloquist, enacted by Lon
Latest l'ru«' Alwrdeen
Jeannie—"Jock. Jock, there's a coo
in the vegetable garden."
Jock—"All richt, woman, dinna
stand makiti' that fuss. Hurry up
and milk her before she gets out."
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GOOD NEWS           !
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My wife says we will have
MUFFINS for dinner.
No   need    to   call    "dinner's
ready" now.   The whole family
la anxiously waiting for Mother
io get those tasty golden brown
mullins on the table.
And  for health—say, boy, if
1 felt any better I'd bite myself.
And no doctor bills for the kiddies, either.
D <1
You'd be all pepped up, too, if you
they are.   COMOX WHOLE WHEA1
by all good grocers,
knew how good
FLOUR is sold
Phone 8
| KwnireKMrwrTjirarsj "s .•;• Him smiTHMi .vi h*. ysBj^ragTOBaBi
Buildim Material
Rooting Felt
Builders'  Hardware
Wall Paper
Rugs, etc.
Phone 17
P.O. Box 62
Crockery & Kitchenware
BOND, 4 for 95c, per dozen  tp£l.OO
Clover Leaf Cups and Saucers, per dozen  $1.65
Fancy Salad Bowls and Cake Plates at $1.25 and $1.50
Glass Measuring Cups, each   20£
Brown Tea Pots, 3 sizes, each 25c, 35c, and 45c
21-piece Tea Sets at per set $2.95 and $3.95
Dust Pans, each   15^
Frying Pans, eac.i   15c, 25c, and 35p
Galvanized Coal Buckets, each   95p
Galvanized Water Buckets, 35c or 3 for $1.00
Copper Wash Boilers, each   $3.50
• Each 	
Aluminium Roast Pans, eac.i
Aluminium Perculator, each
Mutual Life of Canada
If interested in a sound investment study this result
of policy in Mutual Life
Cross Cash Paid
Premium   Amount   by Mutual Lite
120.40 $1,000 11,371.02
Policy No.    Plan    Age
38,186   Endowm't 2D
30 years
Net Cash Paid
by Assured
Amount Received
for Each $100 Invested
Regular  Dividend   Allotment   tor   1928—$3,400,009
In addition to this a special Cash Dividend ot $700,060 la »«w
being distributed to policy holder.s
P.O. Box 25
District Supervisor
Victoria, B.C.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Cumberland, B. C.
Practical Barber & Hairdresser
Children's hair cut any style 35c
Ladies' hair cut any style 50c
Charlie Dalton
P. P. Harrison
King George Hotel j
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Ollice
Courtenay           Phone 268
Local Office
Cumberland Hotel In Evenings.
Telephone   115R   or   2st
good  service,  reasonable  charges.;
Energy will do anything that can be
sf antra llv I ns*ats*A ■   ''"'"■' '" lnls wn,,,l|i nnd "o clrcum-
vCHH Ally  LUlalcQ: j stances, no'opportunities, will make a
I man without It.—Goethe.
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B. C.
Yi'e specialize in Building ;
If you are contemplating build-    j!
ing or repairing, it will pay you
to g:t our estimate for material.
Wc deliver to Cumberland at
minimum charge
Central Builders
Supply Limited
O-iposite Government Wharf,
In every sorts of building materials,
Royston Lumber Co.
PHUNFS I N'ght calls: 134X Courtenay
( Office:   159 Cumberland.
Good Only From October 8 to October 20
With every Hotpoint Turnover Toaster sold at the
regular price of $7.00 you may secure a beautifully
finished serving tray for the low price of 75c. These
trays are decorated in red and blue with an inlaid
design and handsome nickel rail and sell regularly at
$3.25 each.
Hotpoint Toaster.. $7.00 Hotpoint Toaster ....$7.00
Serving Tray   $3.25 Serving Tray     75c
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
This is a Va-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
Both Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water and Boiler Inspection.
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director.
'. FRIDAY,  OCTOBER   19,   192?
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed Crown
lands may be pre-empted by BritUh
subjects over 18 years of age and by
aliens ou declaring intention to become British subjects, conditional up-
pon residence, occupation and improvement for agricultural purposes,!
Full informption concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions is given
in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series, "How
to Pre-empt Land," copies of which
can be obtained free of charge by addressing the Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., or to any Government
Records will be granted covering
only lands suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is uot timbered,
I.e., carrying over 5,000 hoard feet per
acre west of the Coast linage and 8,000
feet per acre east of that Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division
la which the land applied for Is situated, and are mude on printed forms,
copies of which can be obtained from
the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made to
value of $10 per acre, Including clearing and cultivating at least live acres,
hefore Crown Grant can be received.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
■ Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved Crown
lands, not being timberland for agricultural purposes; minimum price of
first class (arable) land is $5 per acre,
and second class (grazing) land, $2.50
per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease of Crown
landa Is given in Bulletin No. 10, Land
Series, "Purchase and Lease of Crown
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may he leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected ln the flrst year, title being obtained after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled and land
has  been  surveyed.
For grazing and industrial purposes
areas not exceeding 640 acres may be
leased by one person or a company.
Under the Grazing Act the Province Is divided Into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing Commissioner. Annual grazing permits are issued based on numbers ranged, priority being given to
established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits are available for settlers, campers and travellers, up to ten head.
On Thursday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Roy the local W. A. held a
very successful Silver Tea and Whist
Drive in the evening which was well
attended by the local people and quite
a number of our Courtenay friends.
The prizes for the whist drive were as
follows: Ladies 1st, Miss Forde; gentlemen's flrst, Mrs. George Meredith;
Ladies consolation, Mrs. Edwards;
gentlemen's consolation, Mr. Forde.
There was some splendid bidding during the auction of cakes, etc, ably conducted by our genial "auctioneer," Mr.
Tom Ripley.
• *   *
Mr. McNeil, of the Shell Co., whose
territory extends from Nanaimo north,
has been transferred on promotion to
Victoria, being replaced at Nanaimo
by Mr. Barton, of Vancouver onlee.
We welcome Mr. Barton, who seems
very pleased with the plant at Roys
ton and hopes to carry on the work
which Mac leaves behind.   Goodluck,
• *   *
On Monday the weekly parade of
Royston troop of Brownies was held
at the home of Mrs. J. Idtcns (Brown
Owl.) This troop consists of a very
bright and intelligent bunch of youngsters and under the able command of
Mrs. Idiens are making wonderful
progress  in  their  various  drills  and
On Saturday night at the Imperial
Pavilion, Messrs. J. and H. Idiens presented a very successful and enjoyable
dance, Les Crane and his Canadians
again showing to wonderful advantage. Everyone had a wonderful time
and all went home happy and contented.
Club Orchestra
Albert Cooper and Bill McKay.  Others | Canary
present were Gladys Feeley, Margaret
McColgan. Hilda Anderson, Mary Reid,
Violet Davis, Muriel Hobbins, William I Victoria, has opened up a Beauty Par-
Madain   A.   J.   Slater,   formerly   of
work done during the past month.
Mesdames I. Duncan and S. H. Dyer
provided refreshments and afternoon
tea   was  served  by  Mesdames  J.   B.
McCartney, Arthur Senile, Roy Cairns,
Wilfred Bowden, Ben Abrams and
Jack Abrams.
Miss Alivine  Kirkwood is  spending
a few days in Powell River.
lor in the Laver Block.   Madam Slater Howes and S. H. Dyer,
has had a wide experience in her line •   »   *
Mr.  E.  Felix Thomas held  a  very
successful sale yesterday of the effect
Rev. Father Quinlan of Campbell
River, was in Sayward during part of
the past week and celebrated. Holy
Mass at the lower end of the Valley
Union Hotel 1
Cumberland* B. C.
Electrically Heated       |
Throughout ti
Our Service is the BEST 1
R. YATES, Proprietor i
Phone 15 Phone 15
On Friday we woke up to the fact) WeddinQS
that the long delayed repairs to our
Government Wharf were in progress, „    ,, -   .	
„.„*".„ Vi  • j I Mawhinney — Graham
the Pacific Dredge Company pile driver being at anchor in the fairway. We friends here of Miss Iris Graham,
understand that several new piles formerly of Courtenay, will be inter
are to be installed, also a new freight!ested in the following description of
shed, which we understand is to be jher recent n*xfaW'<
of the lock up type under the care of "St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Palms,
a regular wharfinger. This will be of | California, was the scene of a pretfiy
great benefit to all concerned as(wedding on September 20, when tlie
freight and goods will now be under | pastor. Rev. W, C. Kernan, officiated
cover and less liable to damage from j at the nuptials of Iris C. Graham,
any unforseen cause. ionly   daughter   of   Mrs.   A.   Graham,
] Culver City, formerly of Hazelton and'River, spent the week-end in town
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thomas, who: courtenay, B.C.. and Mr, Leslie F. Ma-
have been away in Vancouver for the; whinney, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. F.
past few days, have returned after aj Mawhinney, Shelbouine Street, Vic-
very enjoyable trip, during whicli they! toria. The bride, who was given in
had beautiful weather and no rain,   j marriage by  Mr. E. H. Hicks-Beach.
* *   * I wore  a   lovely   gown  of   white  satin
On Monday night twenty-four young j and n white tulle veil, and carried a
people invaded the home of Major and I bouquet of white rosebude and lillies
Mrs. Hilton to give a surprise party I of the valley. She was attended by
to Miss L. Hilton. Everyone had a! Miss Violet Hicks-Beach in a gown of
good time. ; pale green transparent velvet and sll-1
• *   • jver, and a turban of silver cloth.   She
At seven o'clock on Monday morn- carried a bouquet of mauve sweet peas
Ing we were aroused by the annual I and yellow roses. Mr, Dick Creedon,
barrage of local hunters against the] of Los Angeles, was best man, and the
army of ducks and pheasants.    The j ushers were Mr. Ted Hicks-Beach andjtaken. up residence in th dwelling Jn
of Mrs. R. Duncan. Many out-of-town ] Wednesday morning and at the upper
people attended and good prices were' end on Thursday, giving all the Cath-
realized. I olics un   opportunity   to go to their
*   *   * duties.
Mr. Wm. Lewis has returned from]  ,
Sechart, where he has been employed
by the Canoe Pass Logging Company,
J Headquarters
Hall'*      ;
Reasonable '
Hnoiiis Steam Heated
Householders and Licence Holders
who wish to vote in the next Municipal Elections must register at the
City Hall on or before October 31st,
All persons over the age of 21 years
who are British subjects and who
have resided within the city from tlie
lirst duy of January 1928, who have
paid to the collector the sum of two
dollars exclusive of water, electric
light rates, or dog licences, may register as a householder. Licence
Holders who are British subjects of
the age of 21 years who have paid the
amount of Five Dollars as a trade
licence during 1928 are entitled to be
registered as licence holders.
41-43 W. H. COPE, C.M.C.
and is now back at Headquarters.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. B. Paul and
family have returned to Kye Bay after spending a few days in Vancouver.
Mr. G. H. Pidcock, who is engaged
| in   logging   operations   at   Campbell
with his family,
Mr. C. S. Wood has returned from
a short visit to Vancouver.
Wc note that Mr. C. L. Harrison is
lecturing to a Victoria audience during the week on the Forbidden Plateau and exhibiting slides from the
photos whicli he look during the summer camp.
•   *   *
Mr. E. R. Bewell and family have returned from Royston where they have
been residing for the summer and have
latter were conspicuous by their absence. The weather was cold and
rainy, visibility was poor and victory
remained with the bird army.
Mr. John Dullam.
Union Bay
Honoring Mrs. Cecil Stubbs (nee
Miss Kathleen Haggart) a public mis-j
cellaneous shower was hold in the Un-
Ited Church by the girls' sewing club!
on Thursday  evening.    She was the!
the Orchard formerly occupied by Mr.
.  ,. . .       .  ..   ,R, G. Laver, the latter, with his fam-
A reception was held later at thei.,    .     , .. . .    ... ,
r ■»,        j ■»»      ^   ,t   ,« ,      Hy- having moved   nto their commod-
home  of Mr.  and  Mrs.  E.  H. Hicks-   A T      . li
„ .    .  , ,   I tons apartments over the store.
Beach.    After a short honeymoon In B , ,
San Francisco, Mr. and Mrs. Mawhin-     Mrs. H< Watkins and baby son are
will reside at San Pedro, where | gliests at the home of Ml.   and Mrs
the groom is connected with the editorial staff of the Los Angeles Examiner."
R. H. Uerrott, Victoria Avenue.
Nit-klin  -  Skittles \ "'" '
\    The    Sayward    Women's    Institute
The marriage of Mr. Frank Nicklln held a regular meeting on Thursday
recipient of many useful  and pretty |and MIss mmm  SkIules, both ofjafternoon  at    the    Community  Hall.
gifts which were presented to the guest j Littlp Riveri wa6 solemnised at Van-
in a dainty decorated basket which
was drawn in by little Muriel Har-
Mr. Herbert Glover returned home
on Saturday from Seattle and Portland where he hns been spending the
past two weeks.
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
David Hunden, Jr.
—     WOOD
of all descriptions
Automobile Side  Curtains Repaired
Also Harness Repairs
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
Telephone 144 *p„ Mill St., Courtenay
Agent in Courtenay: Mr. A. B. Ball
Service and promptness still our motto.
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 Bidwell Street, and
Courtenay, B.C.
■KT   Special Family Laundry Rate   "^3
also expert
A Trial Order Will Convince You.
Orders left at the Ritz Cafe, Telephone 150
Cumberland, will receive prompt attention
Courtenay 226
Cumberland, 150
couver on October Uth, Mr. and Mrs.
Nicklln are taking up residence on the
Hannah farm ut Little River.
Courtenay Locals
Mrs. Liddle hus returned from Vancouver  where  she  was  the  guest  of
Mrs, S. Dice, of Powell River, left on i Mrs.   Roger   Cobb,   Cedar   Crescent,
Wednesday after spending a few days;Shaughnessy  Heights.
in town, the guest of Mrs. C. P. Ren-; *   *   *
wick. j    The annual dance of tlie Courtenay
Volunteer   Fire   Brigade   lust   Friday
On Friday evening the home of Mrs.
S. Abrams was the scene of a happy
gathering wher her daughter Jean en-
night was very enjoyable und a very
successful affair, socially. Not as
many  turned  out   as  were  expected.
tertained a number of friends, the oc- ] owing no doubt to other attractions
casion being her fourteenth birthday.! and largely to the fact that Friday is
Various games were played, prizes bc-; not the best night in the week
ing won by Beth Magnone, Violet' to hold an event of this nature. The
Feeley, Alma Magnone, Herbert Jones, I music   was   supplied   by   Herb   Roy's
There was the usual good attendance
of members. Instead of sending vegetables and fruit, a collection is to be
taken up for the Queen Alexandra
Solarium for Crippled Children. Arrangements were made for the Institute's potato exhibit at the Provincial
Seed Fair and Potuto Show to be held
ut the B.C. Winter Pair in Vancouver,
and great hopes ure entertained oi
taking the cup again. The refreshments committee who had churge at
the Sayward Fair reported a profit of
twenty dollars by sale of ice cream,
etc. of which sum len dollars wus
donated towards paying off the balance
owing by the Fair Committee. It was
decided to assist with thc Domestic
Science, children's sections and the
refreshments at thc 1929 fair, the election of the committee to oe left until
after the annual meeting, Mrs. J. Wallis, District Nurse, made a report on
Editor   of the Cumberland Islander
Sir,—Owing to the closing of Deep
Water Bay to purse-seining this season
there are more grilse in the waters
around Cape Mudge than have been
for years. These grilse are young cohoes and springs, but most of them are
We fishermen were looking forward
witli fond anticipation to a good run
of flsh next year. Now comes the disquieting news that Deep Bay is again
open to purse-seining, and most of
these grilse will be caught in the seines,
killed and wastefully destroyed. Who
is responsible for this base surrender of
the country's interest? Wc have been
informed that our member of parliament disclaims all responsibility and
shifts it on to the shoulders of the fish
ery department. But the officials of
that department also pass the buck
When wc appealed to them nnd protested against the opening of Deep
Water Bay to seines they said: "There
is a higher power than we are!" Now
we want to know who this "higher
power" is that dominates the government machine and dates to flout the
public opinion and treat it with contempt. Is this "higher power" the
cannery  men's association?
Will our estimable representative,
the fishermen's doughty champion, be
kind enough to stand forth and enlighten us with regard to this question?
Quathiaski Cove, B.C. Oct. 5th, 1928.
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Famous Trading Post
Is Rebuilt for Film
One of the mont perfect settings
ever constructed for the filming of
a motion picture was built at the
Metro-G old wyn* Mayer studio during
the making of "Rose Marie," the
screen version nf the famous musical
play which was presented on the
stage by Arthur Hammersteln.
■This selling was an exact duplication of old Posl Duray which was
built a hundred years ago In Western Canada when the Hudson Boy
Company had trading posts linked
oss the North American continent.
The setting consists of the post office, general store .church, tavern,
dunce hull, a number of small shops
ami two blocks of cottages which
were inhabited by Ihe principal ^el-
tie rs. *\%
Whilo a purl of the action wus film-
!'il aboul this post hundreds of thrilling scenes were filmed along the
Feather and Merced Rivers in Yose-
mite National Park.
Joan Crawford lias tho title role
if the film piny, which is coming to
the Ilo-Ilo this week end. and James
Murray has the leading mule romantic role. The picture was produced
for Metro-Gold wyn-Mayer by Luc tan
Hubbard and the nisi ulso includes
House Peters, Gibson Gowland, O.
Cooper. Polly Moran, Crelghton Hale.
Gertrude Astor, Hurry Grlbbons, Ll-
onel Belraore. William Orlamond and
n dozen others.
—.Seems ta        "^""
hold a meaning aj      . *
mirth, of happiness,
nf jui/ mid of pleasure,
'i> picture In onrselivs Ihe
feasting nud the revelling   but
sucli has nu empty meaning '»
those "away (rum home."
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Hastings   St,   W„   Vancouver,   n.   C,
^^^        riulike
io Cavell  acting s  scene for
I was amazed al hor likeness
original.   Pul her on the pe-
lllll I
irlni!  Cross  Uoin
peoplo would in
e the
llndarl.   win
lili-f helpers
■ts lier war-time ad-
salil il was un-
Mlss  Tlinrnilike
* she said, "and
|8   sn   like   Miss
' hands, and the
Nurse Ca
sels  ami   re-enm
venture for tin- film
canny  to  svnrk   with
"ll all coraon land,
I ruli my i yes she
CnvellJ her walk, ll
way she talks'."
"Dawn" comes to tho llo-llo Theatre
ami Wednesday,
mi 31st. General
evening perform,
ances is sei at 76c. A matinee will
he shown on Tuesday at adults 600
and children 2ac. Special music will
he heard with the showing nf "Dawn."
nn Mn
Oct ohi
ulay. Tuesda
r 20th, 30th
inn   for   tlie
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite llo-llo Theatre
Friday and Saturday
(this week end)
Joan Crawford
James Murray - House Peters
The Screen's  Most  Lavish  Musical Success Since "The
Merry  Widow"
Monday and Tuesday
October 22nd and 23rd
Ralph Lewis
Cai* Win"
Thundering Romance of Hauling Cups and Breaking Hearts,
Wednesday Only
October 2-nii
October 26tb, lifitli and 27th
Ih- thought ha was IiIkroi- Hum
the War. until fata lifted hltn
oul of tlie equarod circle and pul
hlm among the real lighting
men, Then be know/hoW small
in- was.
Digger than tbo battle ol runs
was tbo |1ghl against himself- -
to heut Ibe coward thut wii.i In
him to rotarn to tbo girl who
always knew be wns a hero!
It's moro than just a motion picture! It's nnil" than you over
expected trom th*.' screen. You
(■[in'! Imagine how mighty it in
until you have actually lived
through it wltb Richard Bar-
Itlcluird Barthelmess lu "The
I'atcnt Loaf Iter Kid" trill ho
jnur Greatest Hemorj of Motion Pictures.
Qenera] Admission  fifty ("en1-
Saturday at 2:30
FRIDAY;   OCTOBER   19,   1927
Cumberland Personals
LADIES* COATS We expect to have a delivery of some new
coats this week, several In slaes 40, 42 and -14 suitable for those
who require ;i large size.
LADIES HATS   Several now styles will he on hand this week
end Including an assortment of bats for those who require
extra large sizes, made in velvets with colored trim.
Several small Hats trimmed metalic, Just as smart as can be,
seo them.
IU1N COATS Ladies and Misses Coats made with warm lining
which  will  keep you cumfy . Price $9,50.
Ladies' and Misses' Leatherette Coats unlined, In green, blue,
red and black.    Price $7.05.
IT If COATS-—We have twn real smart Coats, one in black, the
other in brown, medium size, and the prize is reasonable, Bee
We expect to have a delivery of those goods this week, and we
feel sure tbey will give you satisfaction, call In and ask to see
them as thoy are built for tlie rainy day, and are well recommended by those who have tried them.
The Home of High Class
Cakes and Pastries
A Mann's Pie
The Whole Family gets a tli ri 11 when one of our pies is the
dessert. Their delightful, gulden brown, crispy crusts and the
well filled contents of fresh fruits are so thoroughly enjoyable
that every  woman  says "what's  the use of my  making  plea
Dr. C. R. Drader arrived In Cum-
< berland on   Wednesday uf last  week.
I Dr. und  Mrs.  Drader left for Greenville.  California,  on   Friday  via   Vlc-
I toria.
Mr. William Horwood, of Revelstoke, spent a few days in Cumber-
laud last week, ibe guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Horwood.
Mrs, W. llaslam of Powell River is
visiting her mother. -Mrs. Mossey.
Mrs. Goodali left during the week
.or Vancouver where she will spend
.    short   holiday.
• *    •
.Mrs. Pickup, a former resiiieui of
Cumberland, \t, in town visiting Mrs.
I always did sny as my Si was not
so bad lookin' wheu he was dressed
up- Mirandy Perkins at tho llo-llo
Hayseed Ball, Nov. 5th,
• *   •
The Intermediate Group of the CO.
I.T. Club bold Its first meeting of the
season on Tuesduy afternoon In the
United Church Hail. The following
officers were elected: President,. May
Beveridge; Vice-President, May Graham; Secretary, Bessie Nicholas;
Treasurer. Mary MacMillan.
Miss Sehl, matron of the Cumberland Hospital, will commence in the
Home Nursing Course ihe Ilrst Wednesday in November. The Intermediate girls will take the full courso
this year nnd are very keen to com
mence this work.
• *   *
The initial meeting of the Ladies
Bridge Club was held on Thursday
evening when Mrs., li. R. Hicks wus
Mrs. James Hood, President of the
Women's Missionary Society for Vancouver Island will address a meeting
of the Cumberland Women's Mission
ary Society this evening. While in
town Mrs. Hood will be the guest of
Mr. and   Mrs. J. C.   Hrown.
"How  do,  St!   wha
your Sunday hest?"
"Hayseed   Ball   of
November 5th."
you   goin'   in
ourse.   llo-llo.
when lhey are better und more reasonable al
Mann's Bakery
f I'hone 18
In good condition. Prico must bo
right.      Apply   Islander  Office.
Good Condition. Cheap for Cash. Apply Islander Office.
Mrs. Laura Maker, regional Field
Director of the W.B.A., was a visitor
to Cumberland Review No. 17 during
tbe week. During ber stay in Cumberland she was the guest of Mis.
Victor Frelone.
Mr. and Mrs, L. U. Stevens received news last week tbat a son b d been
born to their daughter and son-in-
law. Mr. and Mrs. Stevens-Brown, or
Toronto. Mrs. Brown is better known
to Cumberland people as Miss Marjorie Stevens, ihe concert violinist.
Twenty tables wore in play on Saturday evening last at tlie whist drive
held in ibe Veteran's Hall under auspices of the Lady Foresters. Winners
at whist were Mrs. Marshall. Union
Bay and Mrs. Scavarda, Mrs. Wheeler and Mr. I). Morrison. Refreshments, were served und a dance followed which was very well attended.
**   *    •
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Walker have re
timed to Cumberland after spending
the past few months in Vancouver.
Mr. Walker has heen taking special
treatment al the Vancouver General
Hospital and it is reported that his injured leg is much  Improved, though
III in a plaster cast.
Miss Alma McMillan left ou Sunday for Ladysmith where she will
spend a few dnys before returning to
her home  in  Revelstoke.
Mr. Tommy Dunn returned io town
on Saturday after having spent the
past three mouths iu Alisbury, Sask.
Mrs. Sarah Brown accompanied by
her two sons, William and Mathew
left on Monday for Vancouver where
they will visit Mr. Martin  Brown.
*    *    *
Mr. John Coates left on Monday for
Vancouver where be will spend a
short holiday.
Mr. .). Murray, Mrs. Clarkson, Mrs.
R. Good, Jr.. and Mrs. R. Good, Sr.,
of Nanaimo. spent the week end In
town the guests of friends.
Mr. C. J. Parnham retur
on Saturday.
ed to town
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in these beautiful instruments.
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Commercial Street      Nanaimo and Cumberland, B.C.
Local Representative R. A. Robertson
The Ideal Milk
fir Baking
doubly rich
and creamy.
Adds richness
and flavor
St.Charles Milk
J Unsweetened i
.Municipal Light Supt. J. Shortt,
trom Cumberland, V.I. is now in
charge of ihe department here und
met the councilors last week. Hy
said that the system wus apparently
in good shape and would require comparatively little expenditure. He considered the clasa ol' inside wiring dono
here well above tbe average—Penticton Herald,
Mr. Thomas Cunllffe, a former resident of Cumberland who has been at
Ladysmith Cor some considerable t im :
has resigneil as a member of the Ladysmith Board of School Trustees,
having secured employment ai Princeton.
* *   *
Oscar Hendrlckson, of Parksvllle.
was painfully Injured on Monday
morning at the logging camp of Thomson and Clark. Deep Bay. when he
was caught by a rolling log. suffering
a badly fractured shoulder aud other
Injuries. He was conveyed to the
new Nanaimo hospital.
* »   *
Won't us show them thar lame
ducks how to step! Hayseed Ball.
November 5th. llo-llo.
* *    »
Mr, John Conway, government agent
spent a few days in Victoria on departmental  business, tills  week.
Mr*.  Marsden  left   on  Tuesday   tor
Vancouver, where she will he a patient at the Vancouver (Jural Hospital,
t       •       *
.Mr. find Mrs. William McLellan
receiving congratulations on Ihe birth
of n daughter.
* *    *
Mr. and .Mrs. Thomas Robertson,
West Cumberland, are receiving congratulations on the birth of a sun.
* »   *
Miss  Irma  Knowlton,  H.N..  returned to town ou Tuesday after having
spent a two week's vacation in Vancouver and  Victoria.
»   •   •
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Brighton, or Vancouver, and Miss Dorothy Brighton, of
Victoria, are spending a short holiday
in town the guests of Mr. and Mrs,
Wm. Merrifield.
Mr. John Macltae. of Avenmore,
Ontario, was iu town during the week
visiting his cousin Mr. D. D. MacRrac
Wind up the cat, throw out tbe
clock, and get on the waggon for the
Hayseed  Ball,  Ilo-Ilo. Nov. 5th.
* *   *
Mrs. Andrew Thompson Is still confined to the Cumberland General
Hospital hut is progressing favorably.
Bath and Paint in first clnss condition. For further particulars apply
to Mrs. Jack Harris, Courtenay, Phone
20DL. 42-44
The Junior Group of the Canadian
group of the Canadian Girls In Training held their first meeting of the
season on Thursday afternoon. The
j following officers were elected: President, Allison Geekie; Vice-President,
Mary Baird; Secretary, Gertie Davis;
Treasurer, Bessie Brown.
•       *       •
iMrs. Ledlngham and Mrs. Harllng
en tori allied lu honor of Mrs. Har-
ling's guest. Mrs. Bell, on Monday
a    «    •
That the Interesting game of "500"
is becoming one of the most popular
forms of amusement was amply demonstrated on Wednesday evening,
when the Ladles of the Cumberland
Welsh Society held a drive In the
G.W.V.A. Hull, there being eighteen
tables in play. There was keen Interest anil bidding throughout. Winners were as follows: ludies, first, Mrs.
Kale Bobba; second, Mrs. Conrod;
gent's first. Mrs. C. Grant (sub.); second. Mrs. Alex Gray. Dainty refreshments were served at the conclusion of tbegarae,
* *   •
A jolly surprise party was held at
ihe home of Wllbert Auchterlonie on
Friday evening wheu a number of
bis friends made an unexpected call.
Many Interesting games were played during the evening. Romeo and
Juliet being the most popular. Later
dainty refreshments were served, to
which tbe young people did full justice.
Those present were: Lily Picketti,
Margaret Geekie, Alice Brown, Bessie Brown, Mary McMillan. Edith Cavellero. Edna Watson, Wilbert Auchterlonie, Clinton Harrison, Irvine
Banks. John Earle Bannerman, Harry Westfield, Tommy Conrod and Willie Brown.
• *    •
Mrs. Kate Brown entertained on
Tuesday evening in honor of Mrs.
Harry Farmer and Mrs. Amos Farmer.
During the evening many games
were played, The winners for cards
were: flrst, Mrs. J. Murray; second,
Mrs. Belt; consolation, Mrs. J. Davis.
Mrs. Marshall nnd Mrs. Whitehousc
carried off the honors in the "Cootie
game" and Mrs. Stockand was awarded
the consolation prize. For the most
original design of a "Cootie". Mrs.
Littler was the prize winner and Mrs,
A. Stocknnd won the honors for the
guessing contest. Those present:
Mesdames. H. Farmer. A. Farmer. K.
Brown. It. D. Brown, Littler, Covert.
Dell. A. Stockand, Coe, Tobncco, J.
Lewis, Miller. W. Marshall, J. Davis,
R. Davis, Whttehouse, Gear. Morgan,
Watson, Clark, Saunders, II. Jackson,
Murray and Devoy.
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and secure the full advantages ot* this exceptional offer
Courtenaj-s Phone 26 Cumberland, Phone 23
Mumford's Grocery
Phone 71 Phone 71
Christie Sodas, 35c. per box or
3 for $1.00
Excelsior Dates, 2 packages for
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provincial rnti.ic works
177   SiimlliillK   UrirlRi-.
Island Highway, 22>,£ Miles South of
During  tho  reconstruction   of  the'
above bridge, work starting this date,.
till driver!* are requested to proceed
by the work with due caution,   Warn-
Ing sIriis tire placed on the Highway
nt each approach to the bridge,
Deputy Minister and
Puhlic Works Engineer.,
Victoria,  B.C.
October 18th. 1H2S 42-48 !
trouble on 500
Tnnihlo ivus prevented
mi ut least .VMt telephones
us tlie result of tlio trimming nf U.IMKI trees hy tele-
phone maintenance mon In
fl rout or Vancouver tli is
Trimming of trees which
grow nejir telephone lines Is
esseiitlul to good telephone
service because, If the
branches became entangled
with the wires, It would put
the telephones nerved by
those wires out of order.
So thnt the trees may he
saved ns mneh as possible,
only expert tree-trimmers
are permitted to do the
This Is another of the
many ways In which the
ever-alert maintenance men
prevent trouble hefore It develops,
Christmas Is
s t  t
#HR1STMAS, the day of good-will, gifts, and happy
greetings ia only a fow weeks away. In these
• weeks thousands of Christmas Greeting Cards
will be purchased and exchanged—some ready made,
others made-to-order expressing the season's own
sentiments. The sender at times may compose and
assign his or her cards; but in a majority of cases he
does not. The printer, then, is the source to whom
to appeal. We have a large range of cards to choose
from, at prices within the reach of all. Ask to see
one of our many sample books. Phone 35 and our
representative will call.
The Cumberland Islander |
Cumberland i
is coming
Cumberland Islander
to the Ilo-Ilo
With which In consolidated the Cumberland News.
Foster Tots   \c°»solidution °f
j Island Mines Was
Lost In Bushl
Search   Party   Works   All
Night—Children Found
at Daybreak
Dunsmuir's Dream
Victoria— Consolidation   of aome  of
the largest coal mines on Vancouver
Island,  recently effected,  was one of
j the dreams  of the  late  Hon.  James
A number of Cumberland residents j Dunsmuir which never came true for
assisted  in  the searcli of two little  him.
girls lost In the bush on Friday even- j Mr# Dunamulr, who was once Lleu-
ing last, at Happy Valley. The tiny tots : tenant- Governor of British Columbia,
children of .Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Foster, ami reputed to be the wealthiest man
left home on Friday afternoon witli j who evpr made (1 [ortune i„ the prov-
the Intention of meeting their cousin inofl, died Home years ago leaving an
coining from the Minto school. In | eHtato ot mnre nilin $10,000,000, but
some manner or other they must havo i W[tn his greatest hope unrealized. For
wandered a little off their usual path |yeiirs he hmi planned to become master
with the result that they were com- j of tho (.oal industry of Vancouver Ia-
pletely lost. Darkness came on and j |aurt wltll (ln tlle important producing
aa the youngsters did not return an mlnea in hia control. He was for a
alarm was given. Telephones in all I lonB peiod ti,e dominant figure in the
directions were ringing, Cumberland situation, his influence extending
and Courtenay residents responding j westward to Hawaii, aouth as far as
in numbers to assist in the search. | the Mexican [tne, and north to Alaska.
A section of the hush was thoroughly
searched throughout the long niglit,
hut nothing was seen of the two children. Numerous (lies were lighted
and men shouted iu all directions in
an effort to attract the attention of
the children. The night became very
cold and frosty nnd the searchers redoubled their efforts, realizing that
the intense cold would perhaps he
fatal to the children, still the children could not he found.
Mr, W. Davies, of Minto. who had
heen on the afternoon shift nt No. 4
mine went out on the search about
midnight and aa he ia familiar with
the country, thoroughly covered practically every section. Just at daybreak he thought lie would try another direction and to his great joy
found the children sitting on a log.
apparently none llie worse for their
An effort is being made to form a
basketball league to play league
games during the winter. A number
of the young people in town are making plans to organize teams to play
the game for the excellent sport and
exercise which U affords. Moat of I
those Intending to piastre inexperienced in the art <>T Tiaslfetball~"ancl
would be very glad of advice and assistance given by auy old-timers at
the game. Now is your chance, if you
know anything about the game, to
help some of Cumberland's weighty
maidens to reduce and to put some !
pep and vim into those who need '.!.
We hear that several teams will enter the league if one is formed. They
are High School Girls' team. Gedunk-
er Girls' team and it Is hoped that the
old P.D.Q. team will reorganize. The
boys in town bave several teams
known as the High School, Ex-High,
Cougars and the Hoarding House
Why not help tbe young people to
organize a league soon and work out
a schedule of play? It la hoped that
the old and young will patronize all
league gamea this winter and help
to make tlie playing of this game a
successful undertaking.
but the consolidation which he had
planned did not become a fact until
many years after his death.
Vancouver Island is the cradle of
the coal industry of Western Canada.
The Hudson's Hay Company brought
coal miners from Scotland to work
the mines at Suquash, so named from
the Indian expression "the rock that
burns." The mine was operated as
early as 18.18, but it was not until the
early fifties' that coal was discovered
at Nanaimo aud the industry became
commercially important. A mine waa
opened In ISIiS near Nanaimo, is still
operated, nnd is the oldest operating
mine in Canada. It was the Wellington seam, discovered in 1871, which
made a fortune for the Dunsmuir
The coal Industry of Vancouver Is
land has not been so brisk in recent
years owing to competition of foreign
fuel oil and other causes. These conditions were responsible for the recent
taking over of the Western Fuel Corporation of Canada, by the Canadian
Collieries   I Dunsmuir).   Limited.
Lord  Abercumvay  Compares  British
Lack of Cohesion with tier-
mau Efficiently
The world fuel conference passed a
resolution for the adoption of an international nomenclature for a uniform classification. In this connection
.Lord Aberconway said that Great Britain had no coal Industry organization such as existed in Germany. The
coal trade there was In a position
of comparative security, with regulated output ami prices, aud associations to ably deal with mine owners
and coal producers. In Britain, on j
the other baud, producing was far in
excess of requirements. "Our system
is bad," Lord Aberconway continued.
"The coal is owned by landownerb
who compel the collieries to work the
coal mines, whether ihero is profit or
loss. We spend huge sums equipping
first-class collieries, then we produce
more coal than we can sell. We are I
all struggling to sell our coal, even I
at a loss, nnd I deplore the fact that I
a nation so intelligent as ours should ,
not see the necessity for complete or- i
Mr. Thomas Graham in Final
for Cup Donated by
Mr. Thomas Graham, of Cumberland, all rouud sportsman, is in tbe
j final for the Graham Cup to be decided this week end on the links of
the Courtenay Golf Club. Hia opponent will be Mr. Jimmy Aaton, of Courtenay. and if the latter wants to win
the magnificent trophy he will have
to play some golf, as the local player
Is right at the top of hia form. The
semi-final matcli between Mr. Graham and Mr. Stevenson waa a very
good one, the former taking two holes
at the start, the rest being halved up
j to the 13th, which Stevenson won, but
Mr. Graham settled the isaue on the
j 10th green. Following are the results
of the championship, first and second
(lights up to date:
Chanipfonship Flight
First Hound—T. Graham beat W.
Gage; R. Filberg beat L. Piket; J.
Stevenson beat J. Williams; J. \V. McKenzie heat P. Booth; J. N. McLeod
beat J. Aitken; J. E. Aston beat H. H.
Graham; J. H. Eakin beat H. B. Dixon; G. I'chfyama heat W. A. W.
Second Hound—T. Graham beat Filberg; Stevenson beat McKenzie; Aaton beat McLeod; Eakin beat Uchl-
Seini-Flnala—Oraham beat Stevenson; Aston beat Eakin.
First  Flight
First Round—T. Stewart beat E. T.
Cliffe; H. Hates beat W. Booth; W.
Sutllff beat H. Bowie; H. S. Baker
beat F. Duncan; W. H. Cooke heat It.
G. Laver; I<\ McPherson won from J.
Idiens by default; Heck Stewart beat
P. D. Graham; J. Dick beat A, B. Ball.
Second Round—T. Stewart beat H.
Bates; Sutllff heal Baker; Mcpherson
boat Cooke; Dick beat H. Stewart.
Over Production Is
Responsible For
Canadian Coal Trade Discussed
By   Dominion   Deputy
Minister of Mines
Toronto.—An earnest plea for
wholehearted and sympathetic cooperation of the consumer in the greater use of Canadian coal, was made
here this week by Chas. Camaell, deputy miniater of mines for the dominion, in an address before tbe Toronto Canadian Club. Greater fuel independence, increased work for Canadian coal miners and more satisfactory returns for those who have their
money invested in Canadian minea
would reault from a generous public
response, Mr. Camsell declared. He
emphasized the fact that the difficulties of the industry in the Dominion
were common to practically all coal
producing countries in the world. Previous to the constitution of the Dominion Fuel Board in 1922, the primary problem had been that of the consumer, in recent years the industry
had undergone a marked change, with
a result that today the problem was
that of the producer.
Anthracite Being Imported
Mr. Camsell Btressed that previous
to 1922 there had been no importation of anthracite from Great Britain.
Since the inauguration of this movement it had developed rapidly until
last year about 135 ships had entered
the port of Montreal carrying more
than three-quarters of a million tons
of anthracite. Thia ls not, as haa been
described in some quarters, a transient move but one that is giong to
he permanent, because it Is based on
economic principles, the speaker aaid.
Increased efficiency in the use of coal,
increased development of hydro-electric energy and increased uae of fuel
oil were given by Mr. Camsell aa three
fundamental factors contributing to
the aggravation of the present problem. These facts alone, he estimated
had resulted in displacement of millions of tons of coal ln Canada and
the United States.
Over Production Throughout World
There was also a serious factor of
over-production. The United States
industry today, said the speaker
geared up to produce a maximum of
750,000,000 tons of coal annually,
while the average yearly demand was
500,000.000 tons. The British coal industry was capable of producing 330,-
000,000 tons, whereas only 260,000,-
000. tons could be sold. The reault,
he said, was price cutting and financial loss to the pioducer as well as
unemployment of thousands of mlnera
An analogue situation prevailed in
Canada. The coal industry ln Alberta was equipped to produce fifteen
million tons annually with a market
for several million tons. In Nova Scotia the capacity to produce was thirty
per cent, greater than the market requirements, while New Brunswick's
capacity to produce exceeded the
market by nearly fifty per cent.
Well-known Miner On
Island, Richard Morgan,
Succumbs to Injuries
Nanaimo.—Richard Morgan. 03, who
sustained injuries to his head while
at work in the Extension mine last
week, died In Ladysmith Hospital. He
was a native of Wales and was well
known iu the mining districts of Vancouver Island where he had lived for I
forty years. He waa a former mem- j
ber of the Wellington Hovers' champion football team. Surviving relatives are bis wife and live sons. John,
Daniel, Richard, William and David,
all of Ladysmith. The funeral win
helil on Wednesday from the family
residence, Ladysmith under auspices
of the Knights of Pythias Lodge of
which deceased waa a past counsellor.
Harry Jackson
Lost In Bush
Popular Local Resident Caused
Anxiety to His Friends
Lad Badly
School Chums Practice With Old
Pistol; Disaster Results
Two Cumberland School boys, afler
school hours on Tuesday afternoon
adjourned to llie old city dump to
practice with a revolver of ancient
pattern, said to be a .22, with a nail
stuck in for a firing pin. The boys
are both well known throughout the
district, their parent a having lived ;
here for a great many years. Irvine
Banks, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. R
Banks was Uie proud owner of the
pistol and ti was tbe practice ot
young Banks and his chuni, Clinton
Harrison, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. P.
Harrison, to try the pistol out. Tuesday afternoon, in some manner yet
not explained, Clinton shot his pa'.
Several previous attempts had been
made lo Rre the weapon without result, but on Tuesday to the consternation of both boys and whilst young
Harrison bad the pistol it went off.
Banks Is said to have exclaimed "why
you hit me then." Clinton Harrison
ran to one of the bouses close by and
notified the people that he had shot
his chum. No time was lost and Dr.
Hicks responded to t> r -call, removing the injured boy to the local hospital, In addition to the wound, young
Banks was suffering from shock and
it waa not until Wednesday morning
that an ex-ray picture was taken and
the bullet located between the heart
and the liver and about one-bald inch
from the back bone. His condition is
considered serious but. at the present
time not critical. The injured boy is
not ln a fit condtion to tell much
about the accident yet and young Harrison was so prostrated tbat he was
a patient at tbe hospital until Wednesday night when he was allowed to go
Harry Jackson, the well known lo-
oal  comedian, athlete  and  gymnastic
instructor caused some of his friends
j and his family a great deal of anxiety
j on Monday of this week when be fall-
i ed to put in an appearance at dusk
| after a hunting trip.   Ile hnd Intend-
| ed  being hack  home  by  two  o'clock
' Monday   afternoon   lu  time  to  go  to
I work at  No. 4 mine.    As he bad not
returned at dusk his wife and family
became anxious and a few friends and
close acquaintances organized searc'.i
parties   and   scoured   the   hills   surrounding Cumberland with no result,
Early  Monday  morning  more  search
parties  went oul,  some up  the  trail
behind   Chinatown   and   two   parties
going up Puntledge lake.   One of the
parties decided to go up by No. I Dam
and they were very glad Indeed to aeu
the   genial   Harry   coming   down   the
. creek, apparently none the worse for
I bis night in the woods.   Those who
know   Harry   Jackson,   however,   felt
no alarm at bis absence, ns barrin;;
I an accident he ia a man well able to
take care of hlmaelf.    As  Harry put
] It, "I did not mind being out all night
j but I was worried about the wife aad
I family and I sure am damned hungry."
|     Jackson   fs   well   known    up   anil
j down the  Island as a footballer and
! all   round  athlete,   but  to   his   many
acquaintances throughout B.O. be will
be hest remembered as the trainer of
the famous Cumberland United Soccer
team,   travelling   back   to   Winnipeg
with ihe team In quest of Dominion
Solution of Problem Offered
Depression of the market has been
a severe blow to the coal producing
industry generally and a great deal
of thought is now given to rectification. Mr. Camsell aaid. As a cure for
all these Ilia, plans are being proposed to put Into effect In Great Britain,
United States and Germany. Solutions are expected from application
of what is known as rationalization
mechanization or nationalization. None
of these methods are yet being applied
to Canada, thc speaker said, but If
applied they must be done by (he hi
dustry itself, The government can
not help very much.
Second Flight
Firat Round—D. M. Morrison beat
Dr. F. H. Moore; G. Van Buskirk beat
Loo Lang; A. Aitken beat G. W.
Stubbs; C. S. Wood beat C. Forrest;
A. McLeod bent It. U. Hurrord; K.
Minato beat R. Stnchnn; F, Field heat
C. Macintosh; W. .McPhee beat W.
Mrs. Ida Maria Hughes, wife of Kdward Hughes, died ut her residence
on Thursday after a lengthy Illness,
The deceased lady was of a very quiet
and unassuming nature and bore hot-
long lllneaa with remarkable fortitude. She was a native of Montreal
and had lived with hor husband and
family in Cumberland for the past
eight years. The funeral will take
place  from  the  T.   E.   Banks   under-
Model Yacht Races
To Be Held Saturday
On Saturday. October 27th, starting at 2:30 p.m., five races will be
held. If weather la fine, for the Slm-
son & Balkwill Challenge Trophy for
A Class of the I.M.V.C. These races
will be staged at a point 100 yards
beyond the mill on the dyke road to
Comox. Each race will be from the
shore to the sand bar. A competltlor
will get a point for each boat bla
model heats in each race. The skipper having tbe highest score at the
end of tlie fifth race captures the trophy Tor 1!>2K. Races to be held under
the rules of the Independent Model
Yaehi Club of British Columbia.
Hallowe'en Parly
The Junior W.B.A. Lodge held a
Hallowe'en Masquerade iu the Fraternal Hall on Tuesday evening. The
rooms were decorated with orange and
black streamers and Hallowe'en motives. Many tiny tots attended tho
masquerade in quaint costumes of
many hues and novel styles,
A musical programme was arranged
which  thc following contributed:
nigs,  Valda   Frelone,  Gloria   Aspecy,
Chrlssle Robertson, Margarei Beveridge, Margaret Qoodall and Dllys Williams; dances, Hazel Gordon. Jean
itrown, Barbara McNeil, ami Valdn
Frelone;  recitation, if   Gordon,
A picturesque grand march Col-
lowed the programme. What a medley of clowns, flappers, old-fashioned
ladies, masher gentlemen and wee
fairies marched past the judges bench
each hoping that their dress be tha
one to win approval. After much deliberation the following were chosen
as prize winners; Best-dressed Lady,
Mary Baird; Best-dressed Ueiit. Gertie Davis; Beat Sustained Lady, Donna MacRae; Best Sustained Cent, Hazel Gordon; Hest Flapper, Cbrlssl ■
Robertson; Best Original Lady, May
Beveridge; Best Original Gent, Mar-
garel Westfield; Besl Comb- Lady,
Lily Picketti; Hest Comic Cent, Bessie Bl'OWn; Best Tiny Tot, Valda Frelone.
Othor prizes awarded were; dancing. Jean Hrown; cootie game, first.
Annie Young, consolation. Audrey
Cyril Davis kindly supplied the music for dancing and a committee of
the Senior W.H.A. ladles served a
delightful buffet supper to whih the
Juniors did full justice.
Stool Pigeons
Attorney-General Snys Department Polity Will He
j     In a news report  from Victoria It
I is    claimed    thai    Attorney-General
! Pooley has Issued Instructions thai the
Provincial   Police   musr   not  employ
stool   pigeons,    Greal   indignation  has
1 u caused locally by lie- aotfvltles
of certain Btool pigeons working In
this district, presumbly undor orders
of ihe Provincial Police. Two local
men were flued $800 recently .tnd tins
latest case, thai of Mr. Dawley. of the
Courtenay Hotel, lias, we understand,
been adjourned after tlu- fourth time,
and wil! be beard on Monday. The
remand ihis last time came as a request fro inthe Attoruey-General's do-
part mem. if the Attorney-General's
deportment is sincere in its declaration   that   no  more   stool-pigeons  be
The Parent Teachers will meet io-
night, Friday, Oct. 26th, at 7:30, Inl Second Round—Morrison beat Van I taking parlors on Sunday afternoon
the Anglican Hall; distribution of j Buskirk; Wood beat Aitken; McLeod at two o'clock for Interment in the
gold   medal   and   certificates,   Public | beat Minato; McPhee beat Field. | Cumberland Cemetery, with the Rev.
School debate and musical Items. All |    Semi-Finn
Interested aro invited. |
McPhee beat Field,
s—Morrison   heat  Wood;
1 McLeod beat  McPhee.
I J. R. Hewitt, paator of the Cumher-
I land  United Church  officiating.
Tom   Richardson.   Well   Known
in Cumberland Passed lo
His Rest
Mr. Tom Richardson, beloved labor
leader for a great many years in England, and who spent some seven or
eight years In British Columbia, making his home in Vancouver, accord •
ing to word received has passed lo
his reward. At the time of liis residence In British Columbia, Tom Richardson made iwo spoakir.g tours
throughout the province. One of his
appearances in Cumberland waa in
support of the prohibition movement,
when he took the platform with Mr.   of him that he helped materl
W. R. Trotter, a Vancouver printer of, raise his party lo a very high
A special meeting of the Cumberland Board of School Trustees was
held on Monday evening, when all the
trustees attended. Reports on the
possibility of having a niglit school
were discussed. Providing that sufficient entries can be obtained (ho
following choice of subjects will be
available: algebra, arithmetic, chemistry, sewing and dressmaking, English, Flrenoh, geography, geometry,
history, manual training, physics,
shorthand, typewriting, and book
keeping. The latter subject will be
flight, if a teacher can be obtained.
Music is one of the subjects which
will be taught at Ihe night-school.
Twenty entries have been received
for the band and ten for the stringed
instrument ClflSS. This subject seems
to bave proved to be (he most popular. Tbe teaching of music as a part
of night school work Is decidedly i
new venture in Cumberland ami tl
Is hoped that the citizens will give thc
scheme their hearties! co-operation,
Mr. Murray reporietl that tbe city
baud was agreahle that the night
school have the use of their instru-
meins, providing that the school band
will play with the city band on any
occasion when Iheir service- will be
desirable. An endeavour will he made
to raise finds to purchase four or five
Instruments, which will be the pro.n-
ery of the school. Mr. Murray and
Mr. W. Jackson were appointed to
teach the music at night school and
it is understood that llie school will
be self-supporting.
Trustees Hanks and MacNatlghto i
were appointed on a committee to In*
lorvlow Mrs. Tribe, of Courtenay, on
the subject of teaching singing in the
| Cumberland School at ibe last regular meeting of ihe board. They re-
ported that Mrs. Tribe lmd agreed to
tench alngbig to all classes, excepting
thr- receiving class, on Thursday af-
lernoons from 1: 3:80. After a lively discussion l( was moved ami seconded (bat singing he to Ugh I a- n
regular subject In Ihe Public ntnl HIA
t School and tbat Mrs. Tribe he engaged as teacher. This programme
■will bo followed until Christmas ami
if it proves fo be a success, singing
will be Included in the curriculum.
The proposed tennis court was
again the subject of discussion nnd It
wns decided tlia I all work on Ihe
courf  he postponed null!  tbo spring.
Birthday Party,
Mrs.   Sam   Davis   entertained   lai
Saturday   evening    at    a    llalowe'e:i
party In honor of her daughter, Gertie, Hie occasion being Gertie's thirteenth birthday.
Each guest was greeted al the door
by a gbosi and conducted to his place
at the supper table, which wus decorated with yellow, orange and black
streamers hanging from a Hallowe'en
shade in the same colors. The tabic
was centered with a targe birthday
cakr- hearing thirteen candles in Hallowe'en colors. Great fun was derived hy the girls from the fortune-,
bead-hands and famors which marked
the  places  at the  table.
After supper, tbe evening was
passed in playing games, singing and
dancing, the music being supplied by
Miss Pearl Hunden and Miss Annie
The winners of tlie different games
played wore as follows:   Cootie gam",
May Beveridge, consolation, Alice
.lackson; superstitions, Barbara Martin; musical arms, first, Lily Pleke'.-
li, second, Gladys Miller; cutest kiddie. Katherine Woods.
Those present wer.': Katherine
Woods. Lily Pickettl, May Beveridge,
Kitty Jackson, chrlssle Robertson.
Wardena Thompson, f>ilys Williams,
Gladys Miller, Alice Brown. Annie
McLeod, Jean Quinn, Margarei Drum
montl, Bessie Hrown. Doreen Bickerton and Margarei Westfield.
red a
condition w
111 Ih'
least, lhal
ie nl* ilio
most i
able Imagln
Tlio re-
port  from   Victoria  follows:
Stool pigeons must not he employed
by the provincial police, under a policy announced by Attorney-General
Pooley Today. When informed that
two stool pigeons bail been operating
In tbe interior of the province, the attorney-general Immediately asked officers or the force for a report on tbo
"Tbe police of this province are going to operate on a clean above board
basis and the use of stool pigeon3
will never form part of tbelr methods,"  Mr.  Pooley slitled.
Mr. Pooley explained that in making raids special police without uniform could be used Where they wore
considered necessary, Hut only actual officers of ihe force will bo eni-
| ployed in such work. Special stool
pigeons like those employed in piLst
years from time to time for special
enses and as a temporary arrangement will not  he used In future.
Clarence   Harrow,   of   Chicago,   one
of the most noted criminal lawyers of
I Hie age, plans to come to Victoria and
spend a lengthy vacation on Vancouver Island, now that he has retired
I from   active  practice.    Mr.   Harrow's
; intention   of  coming  here   was   made
; known   in   a   personal   lei tor   he   has
written to Stuart Henderson of Vic-
; toria.   The two have been iii corres-
. pondence <>n professional matters, as
: Mr. Henderson lias been Mr. Harrow's
conaultanl on Canadian Criminal pro-
i cedure.   Since lie has learned that Mr.
i Henderson,  In  his  holiday  moods  is
one of tlie koonesl  explorers of the
I unknown British Columbia wilds. Mr.
j Harrow has asked lo accompany the
I Victorian on a trip on the Island.
Tli..   li
rat   time
i  Scotchman
i Uie tree
Mir in ii lu
ml BiiniR.. Iir
OUI   nil  1
our tires.
note, against the late .Mr. J. Haw-
tbornwaite and Mr. Hugh McKinnon.
, Tbe late Mr. Richardson was a fine
] type of labor man and It is recorded
ard In the Old Country.
During his visits lo Cumberland he
made  many  friends   who  will   mourn
j bis  passing.
Resident Of Hornby
Island Is Victim Of
Shotgun Accident
Sixty-Five Vear Old Farmer Is
Seriously Wounded by Accidental Discharging
nl' Gun
The lirst rei orded shooting accldeni
this si'Msnfi in this district occurred
on   Sunday   lasl   when   Mr,   Jackso i
Nelson    Arllull's,    sixiv live    year    old
farmer nf Hornby  island  was accidentally Hbol !>'■ hi    on, William John
li u reported Hi il the two went oui
ii   Sunday lasl t" locate firewood on
their own property, nnd as thore woro
lots .if dueiis about, ihe younger man
took along a  shotgun.    Wben  about
twenty vards from hi- rntlfor, young
! Arthurs siijiju-it mi a !<,g on whicb he
j wa.j   sia ud ing.     Thf   jar   caused   the
■ gun io gn off and a portion  nf the
charge entered Ihe elder man's back,
neck ond head,   lie was removed with
all possible Bpeed to the Cumberland
| Genera! Hospital, whero he lies in a
l critical condition,    Hr. MacNaughton,
I M.L.A., who is attending the Injured
man says ho has a fighting chance of
I recovery, unless complications sel   in
Provincial  Police of Courtenay went
I over to Hornby Island to look after
"Quito apari from tho public
curiosity created by reason nf
Its having had a  boo atlonally
stormy pus lage  I    way to
the screen, 'bawn' will
ly  he  an   outstanding   popular
"ll i i: || ■ If ■ vi ry beautiful picture, Con ilden I nn ri I ■
as ;i Hcreen pin■. 11 one nf the
i t    emotional    pb tun
made   in   Hits   nr   in   any   Other
■ it    drams  Is sel
simplicity .ind   li
er one agrei ■■   ■■• Itti  th
of such a theme
mii thai ihis theme, liai
chosen,   could   nol   havi
belter handled
"This i*. bo emphatically true
thin   very  few  will  :.       I
see "Dawn' withoul  '■■
foundly  moved  hy  ii
Wilcox In this pictun
]>• lifted HtitHi lilm production
lo new omotlonul held
"In her repri  -
character nt Nurse Ca<
Thorndiko Is magnll
presents  mi   un;' i
trail   whii h,   hy   rcas >f  Its
extreme    austerity,    c nv i
nne nf Its complete  II
"Dawn" comos "■ I      flo-Il
Monday.   Tuesday,    W
October 2fltli, 30th a' I
at the Ilo-Ilo Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 29th, 30th and 31st
The Immortal and Tragic Story nf England's Martyr  Nurse, Edith Cavell. Two Shows at 7 and 9 p.m. General  Admission, 50c;  Box  Seals.  75c.
3 days only. Matinee Wednesday, Oct. 31st at 3.30 p.m., Children 25c, Adults 5 0c wm
The Cumberland Islander
IT IS conservatively estimated thai tourists from the
United Stales contribued twelve millions of dollars to
the merchants and business men ol" British Columbia
during the past season. This figure is based upon the
number of automobiles which entered this province through
twenty-one ports of entry ami assuming thai each passenger remained only three days iu the province. It does
not take into consideration tourists from Ea-siern Canada,
or the Old Country, or those who arrived at our Pacific
ports by steamer.
There are two magnets attracting tourists to UritMh
Columbia. First in importance comes the Vancouver Publicity Bureau, under the capable direction of Charles II.
Webster, and secondly ihe Victoria ami Island bureau
under the guiding hand of Oeorge T. Warren. Both are
proven salusinen of highest proficiency . They are staunch
believers in ihe slogan that "It pays to advertise," Advertising British Columbia's attractions has brought, our
merchants many millions that would not otherwise have
been available. And while these two publicity bureaus
bave borne the financial brunt of attracting this great
army or tourists, wc in North Vancouver und adjacent
municipalities have received many benefits that cannot he
figured In the dollar and cents column.
In the recent booklet of views depicting the beauty
spots adjacent to Greater Vancouver, the North Shore
takes a leading role. There are at least ten photographs
breathing the message that one musi come to the North
Shore before one may appreciate the real attractions which
greater Vancouver holds  for nature lovers.
During tbe past year the Vancouver Publicity Bueau
bas spent approximately eighty-eight thousand dollars, an
insignificant figure compared to the benefits whicb have
resulted. That the budget of the greater Vancouver Publicity Bureau was wisely administered may be better understood when it is pointed out that more tban seventy-two
per cent,  of the total   was  expended  in   newspaper  and
magazine advertising.   Administration costs were kept to
the minimum.
Tbe value of tourist traffic to Canada during the past
season is estimated to amount io more (ban a half billion
of dollars. And the more the attractions of Greater Vancouver are broadcast to tbe tourist world, Ihe greater will
be tbe benefits. A community should not stint tbe amount
allocated to the Publicity Bureau, Careful administration
has made it tlie axis of one of British Columbia's biggest
industries -Th'e  Review", North   Vancouver.
ORGANIZATION of the Colonization Finance Corporation put a business complexion ou the immigration
question. Tlie problem of finding successful farmers
for the millions of acres id' idle lands in this country is
more likely to be solved if attacked from a business point
of view than ir left to a bureau of ihe government.
The initial plan of the Colonization Finance Corporation
and an Indication of tbe broad Bcope of ihe enterprise, are
outlined in an adjoining column, 'fhe reader first of all
is likely to he struck with the fact thai tbe Immigrant
is to he assisted and encouraged after be lands on these
shores as well as when be Is negotiating for his passage
from the laud of bis birth. Secondly, il will be observed
lhat this plan which, If successful, will be of great benefit
to the country and will enable the trust and loan companies to liquidate resources which for some years have
been tied up iu Weaicrn lauds.
Placing tlie Immigrant on a farm ami helping him finance
improvements and the purchase of equipment does not. of
course, assure that be will be a successful farmer, or even
a good citizen. But with reasonable care exercised in
the selection of immigrants overseas and a policy of not
trying to make an agriculturist out of a man who has no
Inclination in tbat direction, the percentage of failure In
this scheme should be small. The Canada Colonization
Association, a C.P.R. subsidiary, and certain other agencies
can be trusted to exercise discretion in ihe type of immigrant which they would place on the land.
National prosperity, of course, is tbe greatest encouragement to immigration and il is reasonable to expect that
there will be an ever widening ilow of immigration as
there are continual practical demonstrations that this is
a land of opportunity and achievement, Tbe artisan and
city dweller type of immigrant may succeed without assistance, but it takes some capital to begin farming on
the prairies or eleswbere and there is ample justification
for a plan which gives the newcomer u reasonable amount
of assistance at the beginning of his career.
--"Financial   Post". Toronto, September 21st( 1923.
of the
Canadian Medical Association
Questions concerning health, addressed to the Canadian Medical
Association, 184 College Street,
Toronto, will be answered by letter. Questions as to diagnosis
and treatment will not be answered.
Hardening of the Arteries
The arteries are normally elastic.
Control of blood pressure is exercised,
first of all. by the heart, or pump,
through the force and frequency of
Its beat; and, secondly, by the arteries
through their expansion or contraction, which abilities are very large,
such ns tbose In the nbdonien, and If
they relax, they are capable of holding all the blood in tbe body. Sometimes they do this, with tho result that
the person faints because all the
blood Is drained away from the brain.
As we get older the elasticity of
tiie arteries is gradually lost. It Is
said, with much truth, that a man is
as old as his arteries. When the loss
of elasticity is rapid, premature old
age results. Along with the loss of
elasticity, there ls a thickening aud
hardening of the walls of the arteries. They become more or less brittle, and break comparatively easily;
the calibre becomes smaller, on account of the thickening, and this
tends to raise the Mood pressure
above normal.
We do not know haw hardening of
the arteries ean be completely controlled. We do know, however, what,
in many cases, will check the development of the condition. We know that
the absorplfon of poiBons Trom diseased teeth, tonsils or other pnrts ot
ibe body must be stopped. We know
thai overstrain, both physical and
mental, must be avoided. Wo know
tbat the condition of all systems of
i lie body must be watched and remedied when necessary, because if one
part of the body is diseased or ls not
functioning properly, a strain is
thrown thereby upon all the other
parts. Including the arteries and otlier
parts of the arterial system.
room House, barn and garage; B
acres of land, Vfa miles from Cumberland, Apply Leighton. Cumberland.
Mrs. Eadie Heads
Ladies Bridge Club
The Ladies' Bridge Club held its
initial meeting for this season at the
home of Mrs. T. il. Mumford on
Thursday evening with the president,
Mrs. Micks, in the chair. Mrs. Hicks
and Mrs. Cope, secretary, resigned
their po-sitions and new officers were
elected as follows: President, Mrs.
Eadie; Secretary, Mrs. E. R. Hicks.
Bridge was played after tbe election
of officers, Mrs. Shortt being the prize
winner for the evening. The club
decided to meet twice every mouth
on Tuesduys und Thursdays, alternately.
Tbose present were: Mrs. J. Dick,
Mrs. O. K. MacNaughton, Mrs. G. W.
Clinton, Mrs. A. Nunns, Mrs. A. Ross.
Mrs. J. Shortt, Mrs. W. II. Cope, Mrs.
J. Conway, Mrs. C. .1. Parnham, Mrs.
L. R. Stevens, Miss Burroughs, Mrs.
H. E. Murray, Mrs. E. R. Hlcks, Mrs.
Graham and Mrs. W. Eadie.
?0   - Quickly Eases      OS
Irritated Throats      *
Slowly iwallow m lip of "Buckler*!".
You'll bs utonbhed by Um immttdiat*
relief It bring* to * lore, inflamed
throat. Singer*, ipetken and tmoken
should never be without it    The firwt j
I dote cletn Hnd soothe! tbe throa* and /
\ bronchial tubes— and there m-AO fi
k\ doies In a 75-c*nt bottle! At all fm
■\  druggist* and guaranteed Bl> im
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75C  and  40c
An electric distributing station that
will utlmately be able to supply power
sufficient to light the homes of approximately 300,000 families and will
be operated withoul a human being
inside its walls, was put into service
on Monday. September 17th, at 23Sth
Street ami Spuytcn Road, New York
City, by the New York Edison Co.
This manlcss station, one of the
largest in the world to be operated
ment is functioning properly.
It will be necessary for human beings to visit the station only once a
week to Inspect the apparatus. A
complete burglar alarm system on
windows and doors mid other places
will  protect  Ihe building electrically.
This control system was devised by
the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company and adapted for
the New York Edison Company by
the Edison Company's own engineers,
without a single attendant, will be
controlled from another station more
than three miles away. The distant
operator can close or open any switcn
placing in service the various transformers antl circuits in the new station, simply by pressing keys which
send over wires electric impulses of
the dot and dash system used In telegraphy. Also he will receive automatic signals from the station which
will   inform  him   whether  tbe  equlp-
The Badminton Tans are having a
wonderful time twice a week in the
Imperial Pavilion and several keen
contests are looked forward to tn the
near future. The champions of last
year had better look to their laurels
as some of the recruits in the ranks
are surely  promising.
The Scots say: "If that's a moose
what are your rats like?" Well, come
to the big Moose dance at the Pavilion on Saturday night—"She'll be a
On Thursday Mr. A. W. Neill. oi
Alberni, our member, came over to
spend a day or so on Denman Island
and incidentally take delivery of his
car which had been repaired at the
Royston Motors,
A Variety Concert in aid of the
Courtenay Anglican Parish Halt will
be held in the Gaiety Theatre, Courtenay. on November -1st.
Building Material
Opposite  Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Cumberland, B. C
Practical Barber st Hairdresser
Children's hair cut any style 35c
Ladles' hair cut any style 50c
j King George Hotel j
I good   service,   reasonable   charges.;
[Centrally Located;
Charlie Dalton
I  P. P. Harrison
Barrister, Solicitor,
Notary Public
Main Office
Courtenay            Phone 258
Local Office
Clinihertand  Hotel  In  Kvenlngn.
Telephone   11511  or U
Very Explicit
Motorist: "ls It very Inr to the next
Native: "Well. It seems turther'n
ll Is, hut It ain't."
ALEX. MAXWELL, Proprietor
Autos for Hire.    Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B. G.
On Friday Mr. A. Doblc. of the Metropolitan Assurance Company, motored to Alberni. back to Royston and
then to Cumberland and from there
to Nanaimo and back the same night
to Roy.ston. Our genial Art can sure-,
ly move some if necessary. I
Since 1857
Write The    Borden   Co.,
Limited, Vancouver   2w
It I Get In on the best part of the meal. wnOLK WHEAT MUFFINS again, and thc whole tamlly is sure to be on time. No
dessert is so tasty, and nothing on the menu so healthful.
Try them made our way—piping hot. with plenty of Rood butter
and we'll guarantee you'll pronounce them a real treat. If you
haven't a recipe, phone us and we'll give you one that's a sure-
lire hn.
Call your grocer NOW and tell him to send you a sack o! Comox
Whole Wheat Flour.   You won't regret tt.
Phono I
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Builders' Hardware
Wall Paper
Rugs, etc.
We specialize in Building
If you are contemplating building or repairing, it will pay you    j
to get our estimate t'or material.
We deliver to Cumberland at
minimum charge
Central Builders
Supply Limited
Opposite Government Wharf,
Phone 17
P.O. Box 62
Per Box   «Pl.OO
Per Box  tpu.OO
Per Basket  OOC
In every sorts of building materials,
Royston Lumber Co.
PHONFS I N'Rnt calls: 134X Courtenay
| Ollice:   159 Cumberland.
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10s, 15s, 25s, 40s, 60s, 35c or 3 for
at a snap price, complete for	
Mutual Life of Canada
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: of policy in Mutual Life
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by ABBured
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for Each $100 Invested
The Only Toaster in the
World You Needn't
Automatically Toastmaster makes toast just as you
want it.   Toasts light brown, medium or crisp—and
Sold by the
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Co., Ltd.
Regular  Dividend  Allotment  (or  1928—13,400,006
In addition to this a special Cash Dividend of $700,606 is nw
being distributed to policy holder.s
P.O. Box 25
District Supervisor
Victoria, B.C.
Red Top Relief Valves, $7 each
This is a Y^-in. valve for use on domestic hot water
supply systems for relief of damaging pressures caused
by ranges and tank heaters.
Both Red Top Relief Valves are approved by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., and by State and Municipal Bureaus of Water and Boiler Inspection.
G. W. CLINTON, Managing Director. Jt
FRIDAY. OCTOBEli 2ti, 1928
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed Crown
lands may be pre-empted by British
subjects over 18 years of age and by
aliens on declaring intention to become Britlsb subjects, conditional up-
pon residence, occupation and improvement for agricultural purposes.
Full information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions Is given
in Bulletin No. 1, Laud Scries, "How
to Pre-empt Land," copies of whicb
can be obtained free of charge by addressing thi' Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., or to any Government
Records will be granted covering
only lauds suitable tor agricultural
purposes, and which-Is not timbered,
I.e., carrying over 6,000 board feet per
acre west of the Coast Kange and 8,bU0
feet per acre east of that Ituugc.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of tho Land Recording Division
In which the land applied for is situated, anil are mnde on printed forms,
copies ot which can be obtained from
the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must bo occupied for
five years and Improvements made to
value of $10 per aero, Including clearing aud cultivating at least five acres,
before Crown Grant can be received.
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt Land."
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved Crown
lands, not being tlmbciiand for agri'
cultural purposes; minimum price of
first class (arable) land is $6 per acre,
and second class (grazing) land, $2.50
per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease of Crown
lands is given in Bulletin N'o. 10, Land
Series, "Purchase and Lease of Crown
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling being
erected In the ilrst year, title being obtained after residence and improvement conditions aro fulfilled and land
has   been   surveyed.
For grazing antl industrial purposes
areas not exceeding 6-10 acres may be
leased bv one person or a company.
Under the Grazing Act tbe Province Is divided Into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing Commissioner. Annual grazing permits are Issued based on numbers ranged, priority being given to
established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range management. Freo. or partially free, permits are available for settlers, campers and travellers, up to ten head.
om mere Inl    II rt+£>]
iendguarltrs   |^[ V*>WI
ItuiiiiiN Steam Heated
\\. MEHUIFIELl), Prop.
leased in British Columbia.
Here is a picture so great—a characterization so inspired—a message
so mighty—we urge everybody in the
Comox District to see it! You may
never  see anything  like  it  again—-
The month of September was ideal
for completing harvesting and threshing. The weather continued fine up
to the end of the month, but October
started in with rain and heavy rains
and winds continued to the 5th, so
that the ground is now well saturated
and If rains continue, it will make
potato digging bad
is netting under way now.
he crops of potatoes which were I memory of Motion Pictures.
not frozen down early in September j  ■	
are still green, and n fair crop is being i
dug. |
The mangel crop is fairly good but]
it is an off year for turnips on account
of flea beetles early In the season.
There is more interest In fall wheat
here and more of It is being sown.
Hed Rock wheat sown here last year
gave good results and others are
planting It this year.
Theatre,   Vancouver.    Arter   playing iBARTHELMESS IN
to a packed house for a solid week,
the manager of the Dominion Theatre
found it necessary to hold it over for
another week's showing. This does
not, in any way, hinder its presentation in Cumberland this.week end as | Another "Tol'able David" Role
there are _two prints of the film re- ' rt,WMH^
Pntntn imrvpst-   never:
potato i.ars-e.t       R|Chard Barthelmess In "The Patent
Leather Kid"  will  he your greatest
Plays Dominion Theatre, Vancouver, for Second
s„  »tsso Pa. I as the war picture . It Is a slice out
Hlcliard  Barthelmess  In    Tho  u-. '
ten Leather Kid" has heen held over I of everyday life, great In Its realism
hy popular demand at the Dominion and Us truth.   There Isn't a character
 -—==■ jn it anv higher than a petty official
 . ..^.~.....-^i. ~'^t£Z^\,n a large business firm, yet the scenes
' ~" M .teem with drama, heart throbs and hu-
Union Hotel I»«'«««"•
;]|    A large cast was required to film
A  tt, including a mob of extras larger
g than  any ever before  used  for any
but a war picture.   Scenes were built
on a lavish scale, one of them being
Those countless motion picture tans
all over the world who have beeu
waiting for another "Tol'able David"
will have thoir desires answered next
Thursday at the Ilo-Ilo Theatre,
where Richard Barthelmess in "The
Little Shepherd of Kugdom Come.''
will be the attraction.
The story is from the pen of John
Fox, Jr., and it has beon transferred
I to the screen with all the exquisite
I whimsicality and sentimentality with
which tiie author and an originally
invested it. Hartlielnioss has simply
and definitely re-incarnated this "Tol'able David" and given what is in the
reviewers opinion one of the finest
performance of his already brilliant
The star appears in the early sequences us a boy of fourteen and is
extremely convincing. Barefooted
and wistful, he lias nevor given the
screen a more lovable characterization.
First Nationnl has surrounded Barthelmess with a remarkably fine cast
headed by .Molly O'Day, who made
such a sensation in Unit other splendid
nurthelmess film. "The Patent Leather Kid.".
Photography ond sot tings are In
pronounce It to he as great in its way i keeping with the high quality of the
I story and acting. The high lights of
| the narrative come when Chad, played
King Vidor's "The Crowd'
mortalizes the  Vast
Middle Class
King Vidor has Immortalized the
vast middle class, their hopes, triumphs, Joys and tears in "tlie Crowd,"
a production for Metro-Goldwyn-.May-
er which comes to the Ilo-Ilo Friday
and Saturday, November 2nd aud 3rd,
and which has been Vidor's pot. idea
for a motion picture ever since th?
filming of his "The Big Parade."
Critics who have seen "The Crowd" j
Fletcher of Courtenny.
Only relatives and Immediate friends
of the young people attended the cere
mony whicli was performed by the
Itev. \V. A. Alexander.
Miss   Marjorie   Fletcher,   sister   of
the bride made a charming bridesmaid
and the groom was supported by his
brother. Mr. Lloyd Geldt
The young couple will spend their
Mrs. Miller, who lias been confined
to bed. i.s gradually improving, her
many friends will be pleased to know.
Miss Tlielma Gray was brought to
thc Cumberland Hospital to undergo
an operation,  trying to improve  her
honeymoon in Vancouver and Victiiria Iepneral   health   wl,ich   has   not   bcen
On their return they will mako tlieir;Boud tor some ttae "Mk*
home at Sandwick.
Cumberland, B. C.
Electrically Heated       |
Throughout |
by Barthelmess, first meets the Dillons .the feudal trouble makers, and
the extremely thrilling climax of the
story is when n spectacular guerilla
warfare is singed.
Geldt ■ Fletcher
A  wedding of interest to  Cumber-
.Miss Gwen Noel ,of Courtenay,
whose wedding lo Mr, Val. Dalby will
take place soon, was tho guest of
honor at a miscellaneous shower held
on Saturday evening at the home of
Miss Battle Edwards, "Rlppus", Car-
rick Street, Victoria.
The reception rooms were beautifully decorated with autumn (lowers
and a color scheme of blue and white.
A large pink rose containing many
beautiful and useful igfts was presented io Miss Noel during the (veiling
After an evening made enjoyable by
games and dancing, dainty refreshments were served by Mrs. Edwards,
Mrs. G. Wise and .Mrs. F\ Pimm. Thine
present included: Miss L ,11. Noel,
Miss Edwards, Mrs. Wise. Mrs. Pimm,
and  the Misses Gwen Noel, Plo  M-ie-
Connell, Marguerite Scholefleld, Owen
Harper, Alice Dill, Phyllis Mny.
Georgia Rudge, Inez Penzer, Helena
Turnball, Esther Bean, Ethel Cruch,
Eleanor McLeod, Margaret Suycr, Evelyn Hudson. Ada fthalnes. Iris and
Shirley Noel,
! Friends of Mrs. Gunn will bc pleased
to know she has been able to leave
the Sanltfttium at Sidney and has gone
lo Calgary to reside with her daughter. Mrs. Willoughby.
Mrs. Nellie Pearse, who lias bcen ailing lor a couple ol weeks, but was get-
! around again, was rushed off to
the Cumberland Hospital last weekend and operated on for appendicitis.
Our Service is the BEST
It. YATES, Proprietor
P. O. Box 3011 Phone 15
.- jt^L-A - '  - Jm**--'"    "' -tstt
r. u. out
• Cotm
Hnus    ;
lU-asunatile ;
Householders and Licence Holders
who wish to vote in the next Municipal Elections must register at the
City Hall on or before October 3lBt,
All persons over the age of 21 yea""
who are British  subjects    and  wL.
have resided within the city from the I
first day of January 1928. who have |
paid to the collector the sum of two
dollars exclusive of water,    electric
light rates, or dog licences, may re- (
glster  as  a    householder.    Licence |
Holders who are  British  subjects  of
the age of 21 years who have paid the ;
amount of Five Dollars as a trade
licence during 1928 are entitled to be
registered as licence holders.
41-43 W. H. COPE, C.M.C.
a reproduction of famous Coney Is- i landers was celebrated at Hartlaud
land. Other scenes, including one I Farm, Sandwick, on Thursday morn-
using Niagara Falls, wero taken ou : ing when Walter Gillibraml (Gill!)
the original locations. Geidt, yougest son of the late Mr. Al-
Eleanor Boardman and James Mur- fred Geidt and Mrs. Geldt Of Ilarihind
ray head a noteworthy cast. The story ; Farm, was united in marriage to
was written by Director Vldor and i Dorothy Margaret Fletcher, youngest
took more than a year in making.       daughter of the late  Mrs.  Margaret
You Can Quickly Limber Up
Sore, Stiff, Swollen Joints
seconds   it
ind blessed
Cumberland Supply
The CASH Store
You have vniir choice oi' Saving .Money or Throwing lt Away
on Needless High Prices. We are In the petition to give you
Quality Groceries tit  KcnsonaWo Prices—HEAD THIS  LIST
Hurford Pears. Hue quality, per tin 	
Sliced   Pineapples,   choice,   per   tin   	
Royal Purple Tomatoes  (large) per tin 	
Royal Purple Tomatoes, (small), per tin 	
Campbells Tomato Soup, per tin 	
Campbell's Vegetable Soup, per tin 	
Fry's Cocoa. Vj tins, per tin 	
Westfield Corn  Beef, per tin 	
Royal  Purple Com. per tin 	
Libby's  Spinach,   (large),   per  tin   	
Libby's Spinach, (small), per tin	
Crisco, 1 lb 30<; 3 lb. tin
Siiuirrel Peanut Butter. 2% lbs., per pail 	
Rowat's Worcestershire Sauce, per bottle,
Even Chronic Rheumatic Swell- i joints and in juit a fe
and  who I     ings in Kneft EU)0W  Shoulder I win Penetrate to the bon
^r,. »  *  *    v u j     ii      comfort  comes (|uicuy.
or Finger Joints Yield to the:    „   .     ,       '   ,,      , ,        .
m«:  ti     ti e  i  i   n -'It absorbs instantly and is so clean
Mighty Powerful Influence of and sU)iniess thai vou can rub it on
JOINT-EASE. [more quickly when the joint is in-
  j flamed and the agony intense.
It's here, right in town and every | Being such a powerful counter irri-
live druggist has lt. tant  ft cannot help bringing speedy
It's a low price, to be sure, but; and helpful results in congestion, sore
that doesn't stop it from taking thei throat, chest colds, lumbago and neu-
klnks, lameness or torture out of your j ralgla much quicker than almost any
troubled joints. i remedy you can buy.
Joint-Ease ls the name, so called i But you must remember that it i-
because it Is compounded solely for for joint ailments that Is mostly dis-
the purpose of relieving all joint ail- j penscd and its helpfullnoss will as-
raents. tonlsh you aftor alt ordinary liniments
Just rub It on the tormented, lame 'and other treatments havo failed.
Classes in the following subjects
will bo opened, if a sufficient, number
register for the courses. Registration
may bo made with Principal Shenstone
of the High School or Principal Apps
of the Public School from whom all
information  may be secured.
Subjects  Proposed
Algebra. Arithmetic, Chemistry,
English, French, Geography, Geometry, History, Clothing Projects, Physics, Shorthand, Typewriting and probably  Book-keeping.
Classes in Wind and String Instruments are being formed by Mr. H. E.
Murray and Mr. Jackson,
A.   MacKlNNON
Secretary School  Board.
High Tides
For the Week
Oct. 20—3:18 a.m. and 3:41 p.m.
Oct. 27-4:16 a,m, and 4:09 p.m.
Oct. 28—5:10 a.m. and 4:37 p.m.
Oct. 20—6:03 a.m. and 5:06 p.m,
Oct. 30—6:57 a.m. and 5:35 p.m.
Oct. 31—7:54 a.m. and 0:08 p.m.
Nov. 1—8:58 a.m. and 6:43 p.m.
Low Tides for the Week
Oct. 26—9:12 a.m. and  10:05 p.m.
Oct. 27—10:04 a.m. and 10:40 p.m.
Oct. 28—10:55 a.m. und 11:31 p.m.
Oct. 29—11:45 a.m.
Oct. 30—0:04 a.m. and 0:36 p.m.
Oct. 31—0:49 a.m. and 1:29 p.m.
Nov. 1—1:36 a.m.  and  2:27  p.m.
Mr.  and  Mrs.  William  Monks have
returned  to the  Valley after living a
time at Campbell River.
*    •   *
Wc are sorry to hear that the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Chard, the new arrivals. Is sick with pneumonia.
Thc trail through the bush between
the Royston Road and Minlo school
has been repaired und put in shape
for the winter months to give the |
children a dry path. Mr. Ucliiyama.
of the sawmill, very kindly supplied
the planking and the road department!
fixed it up.
The ('ionics Club held a most successful whist drive tn tbe Memorial
Hul! on Saturday night. There wero
twenty-one tables of cards in play
and the following won prizes: ladles'
Mrs.   Wai
pecy;  <■<
first,  Mr
Win.   Hrown
were served
md. Mrs. J. As-
iolatlon, Mrs. Ross; gent's
Walter Brown; second Mr.
n;   .Mrs. Nash   (sub.), con-
he cards refreshment*
ml dancing was enjoyed
until midnight. The attendance at
the dance was exceptionally large and
Indicates that these dances are becoming vory popular.
_^^        350 and 40p
Clark's Tomato Catsup, per bottle  240
Royal Purple English  Malt Vinegar, quarts  250
Brazil Nuts, per Ib	
Filbert Nuts, per lb	
Walnuts,   per   Ih	
Peanuts,   per   It)	
Chestnuts, per Ib	
Robin Hood Rapid Oats (China)  	
Rodgers Golden Syrup. 6-tb, tin  	
Lux Toilet Snap. 3 cakes for 	
Fels Naptha Soap, por carton 	
Life Buoy Soap. 3 cakes for 	
Strawberry Jam. 4-lb,  tin  	
Pumpkins,   large   tin   	
Regal Salt, 2 for   	
Classic Cleanser, 3 for 	
Phone 155 " —l
Blue KibbowTea
Always Reliable — Sold by$iil Qroctirs'
Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
'".-if     PROMPT ATTENTION     "<©|
David Hunden, Jr.
of all descriptions
_     WOOD
Vancouver-Courtenay Transportation
Telephone 144 rj„ Mill St., Courtenay
Agent in Courtenay: Mr. A. B. Ball
Service and promptness still our motto.
Posvell 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 ot Bldwell Street, and
Courtenay, B.C.
'Seems In
hold a meaning nf
mirth, of happinest.
Of joy nnil of pleasure.
We picture to ourselves the
feasting ami thc retelling -hul .^^^
melt hax an empty  meaning to '"'•
those "away from hanie."
my home  9
THIS YKAR .'    Your relatives amt friends
nol enjoy any thing more, than a \i*il from
*BLV._flrfK\SILYIKOM lMI.Wl.Sl IO lilt: 01 lit OtINTI,Y
MEOANTIC Nov. 22 to Southampton,
ANDANIA Nov. 23 to Glasgow, Belfast
ami Liverpool
ASCANIA Nov. 23 to  Plymouth  uml
LAURENTIC Nov. 24 to Belfast, Glasgow
and  Liverpool
PENNLAND Dec.   2 to Plymouth
ALAUNIA Dee.   3 to Plymouth and
LAPLAND Dee.   9 to Plymouth
BALTIC Dec. 10 to Liverpool
TUSCANIA Dec. 10 to Plymouth and
FREDERIK VIII.Dec. 10 to Chrlatlansnnd. Oslo
LETITIA Dec. 14 to Liverpool and
REGINA  Dec. 16 to Glasgow, Belfast.
Through Shepmil Cart. Im FothwinA Sailmfii
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I I t   INIOtlMVrtON At
E. W. BICKLE, Agent, Cumberland, B.C* Telephone BR.
or write 0. V. Earle, District Passenger Agent, Victoria, B.l.
Canada NMlLiM
177   Sandhills   Bridge.
island Highway, 22Vj Miles South of
During the reconstruction of the
above bridge, work starling ibis date,
all drivers are requested to proceed
by the work with due caution. Warning signs are placed on the Highway
at  each'approach to tlie bridge.
Deputy Minister and
Public Works Engineer.
Victoria,  B.C. '
October 18th, 1928 42-43
Dental Surgeon
Ollice Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite llo-llo Theatre
Bad Legs
Head This!    If You Have
If you or any relative or friend aro
worried or suffer because of varicose
veins, or bunches, the best advice that
anyone in this world can give is to get
a prescription that llterully hundreds
of people all over the country are using witli complete satisfaction.
Simply ask your druggisl for an
original two-ounce bottle of Emerald
Oil and apply night and morning to
the swollen enlarged veins, rubbing
gently upward and towards tbe heart
us the blood in the veins Hows that
way. Soon you will notice thai, tbey
arc growing smaller and tbe treatment
should be continued until the veins
are of norma) size. Emerald Oil Ih a
powerful, yoi harmless germicide nud
results are guaranteed by nil good
The Kind of Meat
You're Glad to Meet!
Wilcock & Co.
Tender, Juicy and with a Flavor that's Delicious
Same Service accorded a personal visit to this
store will lie given your I'hone Orders
Chiistmas Sailings
To Glasgow, Belfast, l.trorpool.
Athenla Nov. -, /Vnionta Nov, si
Utltln Nnv. to,        Andania Nov. 2.1
To L'lfmotitli, Chcrbourgs London.
Alaunla Nov. 2 Ausonia Nov. !i
Aurania Nov. in,       Aseania Nov. 2:1
To I'lsmoiitli, Havre. London.
Alaunla  Dec. 3,     Tuscanla bee
To Itt'luisf, Llrorpool, Qlnsgows
Letltia Dec. 14.
To Belfast, LlTorpool, GlASgow.
Letltia, Dec. 13.
"The Family Butchers"
Get Yours Now
$10.95 to $18.50
from .
Be Dressed in the Hest for the Jolly Bachelors
anil the Moose Carnival Dance
Also   weekly  Ballings   trom   New
York iiiui Boston to European Ports
Money Orders, Drafts and Travellers'
Cheques, at lowest rale*. Full Information from Company's Offices, 622
Hastings   St,   W..   Vancouver,   B.   C.
I John the Hatter & Co.
C:i      "The night Placo to Buy"—Shop hero and Save Time and Monoy
Om^iu\iftiii.mB;niuaii.Si.Miuiu&Siii.^i!.ii,ii;u\A'.^ ■•s.fi*:  •»*£'.:. PAGE FOUR
Cumberland Personals
LADIES* COATS We expecl to have Q delivery of some now
coats this week, several In sizes lit. 42 und 41 suitable for those
who require » large size.
LADIES BATS   Several new styles will be on hand thia woek
end Including an assortment of huts for those who require
extra large sizes, made in velvets with colored trim.
Several smart Mats trimmed raetallc, just as smart us ean be,
see them.
BAIN COATS   Ladies and Misses Coats made with warm lining
which will keep you cumfy . Price 10.60.
Ladies' and Misses' Leatherette Coats unlined. in green, bine,
red and black.   Price $7.05.
FIR COATS—We have two real smart Coats, nne in black, the
other in brown, medium size, and the prize Is reasonable, see
We expect to have a delivery of these goods this week, and we
feel sure they will give you satisfaction, call In and ask *o see
them aa they are built for the rainy day, and ure well recommended by those who have tried them.
The Home of High Class
Cakes and Pastries
A Mann's Pie
The Whole Family gets a thrill when ono of our pies la the
dessert. Their delightful, golden brown, crispy trusts and tho
■well filled contents of fresh fruits are so thoroughly enjoyable
that every woman says "what's the use of my making pies
when they are bettor and more reasonable at
Mann's Bakery
Cumliui-lanii We Deliver
The Women's Missionary Society
held a meeting on Friday evening
with Mrs. D. R. McDonald In llie chair
The Society welcomed Mrs. James
Hood, president of the Victoria Pres-
byteriul of the Women's Missionary
Society and a former resident of Cumberland, to Iheir midst.
MrB. Hood nave a very Interesting
address to the society, speaking main
ly of the numerous activities or this
band of workers, and of the good work
lhey had done among the women and
children of foreign lands. Mrs. Hood
pointed out that many difficulties are
met with in his work and that the
need of prayer in helping one to overcome obstacles cannot ho emphasized
too strongly.
The New 1929 Marconi
Six Tube A.-C. Batteryless
Here, indeed, is Ihe now performance In "light socket" Radio—The new Marconi Bnt-
terjlesti—a 6-Tube set with one
dial operation thai offers new
and finer selectivity with truly
life-like tone.  $205.00 complct*.
Note:   The Now  Mart I  Hal
tery Operated Model Is Identi
cal in every other detail will
the Batteryloss, This model
too, tins the "presence" charac
teristlc of the New Mnrcolil lin-'
(160.00 stripped
Table .Model, $02.60 gripped
(i.Tube HnlteryleHs
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Definite Selectivity
Definite Selectivity in thu new Marconi Line is made
possible by an arrangement of Four Straight Line
Frequency Condensers which tune all circuits simultaneously. Marconi Standards of mircomcter precision
and the high technical ideals that are always identified
with Marconi Engineering practice are fully evident
in these beautiful instruments.
G. A.
Co., Ltd.
Music and Radio House
Nanaimo and Cumberland, B.C.
Commercial Street
Local Representative tt. A. Robertson
i    The   Pythian   Sisters   will  hold  a
I liamc clinking sale Saturday morning
at 10 o'clock in the empty store next
to the Royal Rank.
* •    •
The   Linger   Longer   Club   held   ita
! first  dance of the season  in  the Ilo-
j llo Hall on Friday, last.
t    Thc hall  was decorated  with  aut-
I iinni loaves and streamers in blending
colors.    There wns a large crowd in
attendance and  the  music  was supplied by the ('unary Club Orchestra.
Refreshments were served at midnight
by elum members.
* »   *
On Friday evening the Senior Group
of the Canadian Girls iu Training under the leadership of .Miss ll. Harrison
held a reorganization meeting In the
United Church Hall. The following
officers were elected to supervise the
eluli's work during th© year: President, Miss Jean Brown; Secretary
Miss Katherine It nnv n; Treasurer,
.Visa Edna Watson.
K     t     #
The Golden Key Club held Its Initial
meeting of the season on Friday afternoon In the United Church Hall,
when Margarei Beveridge was elected
President, Edith Hughes, Secretary,
and Jessie Robertson, Treasurer.
Miss Pearl Hunden will supervise
the work of the club this season ami
the girls intend to arrange an interesting programme to follow this season.
• •   *
The Cronies' Club held a most enjoyable party at the home of Mrs. R.
Freeburn ou Monday evening.
Cards and games were played during the evening. The winners at
whist were: fist, .Mrs. U. Goodali; second, Mrs. R. T. Brown; Consolation,
Mrs. Slaughter. Mrs. Johnston and
Mrs. Slaughter won prizes offered for
the different contests.
Late In the evening dainty refreshments were served by Miss Annie Beveridge and Miss Josephine Welsh and
Mrs. Freeburn. Those present were
Mrs. Freeburn, Mrs. J. Cameron. Mrs.
R. T. Brown. Mrs. Westfield, Mrs.
.lackson, Mrs. It. Strachan, Mrs. R.
K. Walker, Mrs. Goodali, Mrs. James,
Mrs. Derbyshire, .Mrs, .Slaughter, and
Ms. Auchtelonie.
*      *      »
Mrs. R. Robertson was a bridge
hostess on Wednesday evening when
her gnosis were: Mrs. J. Robertson,
Mrs. A. Farmer. Mrs. A. Sommerville,
Miss J. Balagno. Mrs. Wm. Hutchinson, Miss Nettie Robertson and Miss
Laura Robertson,
• *   *
Mrs. McLean entertained on Sunday
In honor of Mrs. Hood.
Mrs. J. (.'. Brown entertained at
dinner ou .Sunday evening in honor
of Mrs. James Hood who was her
guest over the week end.
Mrs. G. K. MacNaugton entertained
the Thimble Club on Saturday evening, the guest-of-honor being Mrs,
James Hood of Victoria, who was a
member of the club before she made
tier home in Victoria.
Tiiose present were: Mrs. U. K.
MacNaugton, Mrs. James Hood. Mra.
I). It. MacDonald, Mrs. Hicks, Mrs.
Piirnhiim, Mrs. .1. ('. Brown, Mrs. J.
Watson. Mrs. Frame. Mrs. Hewitt,
Mrs. McLean, Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Harllng, Mrs. Nash. Mrs. Tom. Williams,
a id   Mrs,   Macintosh.
Mrs. Robert McNeil left on Wednesday for Cassidys where she will visit
her sister. Mrs. Haslam.
»    *    •
Miss Helene Olsen, R.N., who has
j been on the staff of the Cumberland
General Hospital for six months bus
resigned her position and Is leaving
shortly to spend the winter in Vancouver, B.C.
Mrs. James Hood left Cumberland
on Monday for Alberni, where she will
pay an official visit to the Albern
Women's Missionary Solety before re
turning to  Victoria  on  Wednesday.
The Initial meeting of the Gedunk
Club was held on Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Flora Baird,
when Miss Jessie Baird was elected
president and Miss Byy Carey, secretary-treasurer.
The girls organized a basketball
team whicb they intend entering In
the league. The players will be
known as thc Gedunkers and Miss
Edna Gear will lead the team as Cap-
Arrangements were made to hold
a dance in the Anglican Hall on November 8th and the Club hopes that
the young people will patronize their
firsl, dance, us it will be one of the
hest and promises to be of unique
After the usual business had been
discussed the Misses Maud and Jessie Baird served dainty refreshments
and Miss Edna Gear contributed several piano solos. Those present were
Misses Jessie Baird. Maud Baird, Ag-
ness Bruce, Lillle Banks, Sadie Brown
Evy Carey, Edna Gear, Isabelle Herd,
Vivian Gray, Claudia Harrison, Beth
Horbury, Norma Parnham and Mary
At the ILO-ILO
This Week End
Mon. - Tues. - Wed.
Oct. 29 - 30 - 31
General Admission    -      -    50c
Box Seats 75c
Mat. Weds, at 8:30
Adults, 50c Children,  25c-
Thursday Only
November 1
"The Kittle Shepherd
of Kingdom Come"
A Thrilling Successor to
"Tol'able David"
Friday and Saturday
I concert!
Monday, October 29th, 1928    I
Commencing at 8 p.m. "
♦    ♦    ♦    ♦   ■.♦*::~»r.*^r.-^r *•***•*;• ****   '
—Programme— A
McLeod  Trio      lg
..Mr.   Goodali
2. VOCAL   SOLO Soleoted	
I. VOCAL  lU'ET  "	
:,. PIANO SOLO Llebestraume by Llsl Miss Kuleher
ii. VOCAL SOLO        Soloctod Mrs. Tribe
 Mr. Pilling    I
Moore Sisters    M
!l.    VOCAL SOLO	
11. VOCAL  DUET "	
12. BANJO   SOLO "	
 McLeod   Trio    Ai
.Selected Mr.   Strachan    ;'.'
 " Rev. J. Hobbins    ll
 " Mr,  Murdock     it
 Moore  Sisters
..Mr. Jackson    IM
..Mrs. Tribe    *"
Admission  Adults, SOc; Children. 25c.   )3
-*-*-■»-$-*- IS
Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Programme at 8 p.m.    ||
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Mr. W. Williams left on Thursday
for Vancouver, where he will spend
a few days.
* *   •
Miss Florence Sehl aud Miss Phyllis Burrows were joint hostesses on
Monday evening, when they entertained at a charmingly arranged bridge
[■arty. Autumn flowers decorated the
rooms and tapers of a blending shade
graced tlie mantel.
Tlie winners at bridge were as follows: ladle's first. Mrs. Hicks; consolation, Mrs .Conway; gent's flrst,
Mr. Mumford; consolation, Dr. Hicks.
Dainty refreshments were served after
the game.
Tbose present were: Dr. and Mrs.
Hicks, Dr. and Mrs. MacNaughton,
Mrs. Thos. Graluim, Mr. and Mrs.
Bryan, Mr. and Mrs. Mumford, Mr. and
.Mrs. A. Nunns. Mr. and Mrs. Dick,
Mr. and Mrs. Conway, Mr. and Mrs.
i Union. Miss MacKinnon ,Mrs. Shortt,
Aliss Cannon. Mr. Shaw. Mr. George
Tarbell. and Mr. Fred Pickard.
* •   •
Mrs, Carmlchal and son. of Hornby
sland were visitors to town-on Wod-
' esday.
* *    ♦
Mrs. George K. MacNaughton en-
: 'I'tained at dinner, on Saturday evening, In honor of Mrs. James Hood, nf
In   loving  memory  of  Eleanor  M.
Davis, who passed away October 27th,
1926, aged 14 years und 2 months,
lt is sad that one we cherish
Should he taken from our home.
But the joys that do not perish
Live in memory alone.
Ever  remembered  by  her parents,
sister and brothers.   Mr. and Mrs. S.
Davis aud lamily.
Mr. and Mrs. J, Murray and daughter, Verna, spent the week end in Nanaimo.
We take this opportunity of thank-1 =
lug all our neighbors and friends fori ,
their kindly assistance In searching i;
for our little children, lost overnight<. !
in the valley, Mr. William Davies find- . '
ing them at day break. We also thank j
the Provincial Police for assistance! I
and the Canadian Collieries for the ; ;
use of their mine lampa. \
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Foster. | :
Announcement )
Madame Slater wishes to announce \
the opening of the "Vanity Box" Beau-; \
ty Parlors in Laver's Block, Courten- !
ay, specializing In high class Beauty I
Culture.      Prices    very    reasonable. •
Phone 239 lt |
Bath and Paint in first class condi-: j
tion. For further particulars apply \ \
to Mrs. Jack Harris, Courtenay, Phone i ■
209L. 42-44 \ ;
also a full line of
High Grade Chocolates
A. Henderson's
Telephone men
service at
leli'lilumc maintenance
men mivnl the General linn,
liltnl, Vancouver, from a
(suspension of telephone ser.
tlco on Soptembor ID, when
they detected trouble on the
fill-pair cable that series
the Institution. In Me course
of regular Insertion nnd
tests of lines, lt was discovered thnt moisture hnd
penetrated the cahlo and a
cessation af service would
result unless prompt action
wns taken.
Temporary lines were
strunir to provide service
while the cable was being
repaired, nnd the situation
was back to normal the following day.
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when you own a Westinghouse Radio Receiver,     Sensitive—powerful—perfect   tone
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you a demonstration to-day.
For Batteryless, Battery
and the full line of Radiola
Models, $82.50 to $395.00. ,
Westinghouse Cone
Speaker $39.50
Cumberland, Phone 23
Courtenay, Phone 26
Mumford's Grocery
Phone 71
Phone 71
for 3 days
wrapped, per box	
per sack	
Mumford's Grocery
Residents of Cumberland
and District
Better make sure of your Milk
Supply tor the winter. Phone 94,
Cumberland, or stop our driver on
the street and place your order.
"Watch for Our Wagon"
Pure Milk from Government T. R.
Tested Cows.
You Can Whip Our Cream but You
Can't Beat Our Milk.
H. R. Hassell
Automobile Side Curtains Repaired
Also Harness Repairs


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