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The Cumberland Islander May 1, 1931

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Cumberland Islander
Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Local Soccer
Eleven Wins
Defeat Burnaby 3-2 Afler 30
Minutes Overtime to Win
0. B. Allan Cup
Cumberland, April 27.—The Cumberland Eagles emerged victorious on
Saturday last trom a hectic struggle
with Burnaby, giving the fast stepping
Eagles the Junior soccer championship
of British Columbia and the proud
possessors, for one year, of the handsome O. B. Allan cup. The score of
three goals for two for the Island team
was only arrived at, after thirty minutes of overtime.
Play started right on time and ln the
first few minutes the Cumberland forwards were swarming in the Burnaby
goal, a goal kick resulting. Back again
went the Eagles, Campbell being penalized when he accldently fouled an
opponent. Gibson obtained possession
of the ball from the kick, giving Bradley a beautiful pass which the outside
right put behind. These early exchanges were all in favor of Cumberland and it looked like a matter of
minutes before Burnaby goal would be
penetrated. Bartholdi raced round his
man and with a beautiful drive from
close to the touch line gave the visiting
goalie a hot one. Following this, Burnaby took a turn and for the first time
entered the Cumberland goal mouth,
forcing a corner. This was only a matter of seven minutes or so from the
start or the game, but the Eagles had
been so much In Burnaby half of the
fleld that one lost track of time. Before
Burnaby could take their earned corner, the game was halted for three minutes while a change was made In strips
both teams turning out in blue Jerseys.
Burnaby did not want to change but
tlie Eagles did not object and the
whole team changed in three minutes.
The corner of Burnaby's was cleared
with difficulty, the mainlanders being
very dangerous tn front of goal. The
ball travelled to the opposite end with
lightning rapidity, the pace being fast.
Campbell hit the Burnaby post with
a hard drive and within half a minute,
the Burnaby right crossed one in front
of the Eagles goal which nearly spelt
disaster for Cumberland. From the
goal kick, Bartholdi obtaining from
Bradley, tested the Burnaby goalie
with a nice shot and one minute later
Gibson put over the bar when well
placed. Back to the Cumberland goal
went Burnaby, Jimmy Walker saving
a low shot in good style. The pace was
killing and the finer points ot football
forgotten, both teams straining to gain
the opening counter. A determined
raid on Burnaby's goal brought the
first goal, Gibson slamming the ball
into the net from about fifteen yards
out, after twenty-five minutes of play.
Oive and take play followed, both
goals having narrow escapes, with the
Eagles' forwards missing more chances
than the Burnaby boys. After 34 minutes, Burnaby broke through on the
right, the ball being crossed for the
outside left to easily pilot the ball past
Walker, to tie the score. Within one
minute, the Burnaby team gained the
lead, the outside left again being given
an easy chance. The breather arrived
with both teams welcoming the toot of
the referee's whistle.
The flrst half was played at fast clip.
Close checking and heavy charging
was rampant and both sets of players
got away with "sly" touches. Fouls
were frequent, but if referee Battle had
blown for every foul the game would
have been spoiled by too much whistle.
The second half opened In favor of
the Eagles, Campbell missing a good
chance of scoring. The ball travelled
to the opposite end where Brown and
Bickle had all their work cut out to
keep the fast moving Burnaby forwards from going through. The whole
of the Cumberland halves were here,
there and everywhere, falling back to
help the harassed defence, then rushing forward to keep the front rank on
the move. w. Dixon, the Burnaby centra half was a wonder. He broke up
many a good move and was Into the
thickest of the fray. He was well supported by a pair of fairly good backs,
whilst the outside left, Richards was
a source of danger at all times. Dixon
and Stant tangled on numerous occasions and after 30 minutes of play In
the second half, Stant was sent off the
fleld for rough play. This was a bad
break for the Eagles. A goal down and
a man short. The fighting spirit of thc
Cumberlanders came out, every man
going into the game stronger than
ever. The Burnaby defence was sorely
troubled, being harassed by Gibson,
Campbell and Bartholdi. Bradley at
outside right was given chances to
cross the ball on two or three occasions
but appeared to be content to pass
back, or .work his way back instead f
going forward and crossing for the
speedy Campbell and Bartholdi. Gibson at inside right was going good and
was about the best forward on ths*
field. In desperation the Eagles fought
their way into the Burnaby goal in the
last fifteen minutes and with about ten
minutes to go, Dixon, the Burnaby
centre half handled the ball Just ln
the corner of the penalty area. Gibson took the kick and with a magnificent drive gave the Burnaby goalie
no chance to save.
The last ten minutes were hotter
than ever. Burnaby were in Cumberland goal mouth, the defence conceding a corner and with the next breath
Gibson was at the opposite end where
he tested the mainland goal tender
with a nice shot. At the end of ninety
minutes the score was still tied, and
extra time ordered.
Overtime Period
The overtime period was a real
thriller, the ball travelling from one
Victoria, B. C, April 30.—Such
good progress has been made an the
reconditioning of Ss. Prince Rupert
which met with an accident at the
dock here last month, that she will
go into service during the early part
of May. This ship has been completely overhauled and on her return to
service will take her place on the
northern run operating between Vancouver, Prince Rupert and Alaskan
points. A minute inspection by Marine Engineers at Yarrows where the
reconditioning work has been down
has found thc ship in perfect condition to resume her regular service.
Cups won by Eagles
Are on Display
The window at the Radio Electric
Shop presents a wonderful spectacle
at the present time, the reason being
the hright array of silverware on display. In all five cups are on view, all
won by the local Eagles' soccer eleven. There is the handsome trophy
won by the Eagles in a five-a-slde
contest at Port Alberni, the A. W.
Neill cup, the Canadian Collieries cup
the Davie Cup, emblematic of the
junior soccer championship of Vancouver Island and the 0. 8. Allan cup
a magnificent piece of the silversmith's art, which signifies the junior
soccer champions of British Columbia. That the Eagles have had a wonderful season is very easily seen as
one looks upon the magnificent trophies and we doubt very much if any
junior team in the whole province
can boast such a record, a record that
was crowned on Saturday last by
winning the championship of the
province. During the season, the team
played nineteen games and never
once tasted defeat. That their record
will be recognized goes without saying and we are led to believe that a
prominent gentleman has offered to
bear the cost of medals for the players as there are no medals at all go
with the various cups won. It is intended to banquet the boys in the
very near future when a record
crowd will be on hand to give the
boys a great ovation.
Armistice Day
Changed To
Ottawa, Ont., April 28.—Armistice
Day will hereafter be known as Remembrance Day, and will fall on November 11 separate from Thanksgiving. A measure for these changes
was given third reading in the House
of Commons tonight and will be passed on to Senate for approval
For the second time this season the
measure was before the Commons
during private members hour this
evening. In its original form aa introduced by A. W. Neill (Ind., Comox-Alberni), it called for the celebration on November 11 itself. An
amendment, however, was moved by
C. H. Dickie (Conservative, Nanaimo) at the request of the headquarters of the British Empire Service
League to alter the name from Armistice Day to Remembrance Day.
Without a division, in its amended
form the bill received the approval
of the House. Out of deference for
the dead, the day should be known
as Remembrance Day, carrying with
it all the sacred remembrance for
those who have given up their lives,
Mr. Dickie declared. R. K. Smith,
Conservative, Cumberland, expressed
his approval of the bill.
end to the other like a flash. In the
flrst Ave minutes Burnaby forced a
corner which was cleared by Walker.
Obtaining from the goal kick, Campbell went through testing the goal
keeper with a nice shot. Immediately
after Cumberland forced a corner on
the left Bartholdi took the flag kick,
putting over a beauty, which Campbell managed to get into the net giving
the Eagles the lead after seven minutes
of play. Shortly after Burnaby forced
a corner which was placed behind. The
rest of the flrst half of the overtime
period was confined mostly to the centre of the fleld.
In the flrst minute of the second
period of overtime. Burnaby forced a
corner, the Eagles defence being pressed gave a second corner away. From
then on until the end the Eagles were
bent on keeping the ball out of their
own goal. Right in the last minute
Jimmy Walker saved two hot grounders, with a bunch of players all round
hlin. It was a glorious finish after a
hectic struggle.
The whole of the Eagles team did
well, and whilst the two backs were a
little, shaky at times, came out of a
trying ordeal with credit. Gibson, Bartholdi and Campbell were the pick of
the forwards with the three halves be-
Ing brilliant, especially from the start
of the second half. Walker ln goal gave
a good exhibition. One of his saves,
with one hand low down being magnificent.
Burnaby was best served at goal,
centre half, and outside left. A pair of
good steady backs with the righ being
the coolest man on the fleld.
Pete Mafleo, of Nanaimo, presented
the cup to the captain of the winning
teams, congratulating both teams on
ths excellent display of soccer.
Great Achievement
By Men's Musical
Win Silver Cup for Second Term in
Mala Voice Contest at Nanaimo
Musical Feitival
The Men's Musical composed of
Messrs. J. and R. .Aston, H. Watkin,
son, M. Thomas, L. Hickman and
Geo, Harwood, first tenors; P. Booth,
W. A. W. Hames, E. R. Hicks, W.
Whitehouse, A. Tilleard, second tenors; V. Baly, L. H. Finch, D. B. Mc-
Monies, T. H. Mumford, H. W. Duckitt, J. H. Mitchell, W. Eadie, A. T.
Searle, W. Kelly, E. G. Baldwin, H.
Smith and E. J, Greig, bass and C.
W. Sillence, conductor, scored a notable triumph at the Nanaimo musical
festival on Wednesday when in competition with other choirs, won the
handsome cup donated by the Nanaimo Rotary Club, for the second time
in succession. The adjudicator, Mr.
Ronald Gibson, of Winnipeg, told the
large audience after this contest that
three of the finest male voice choirs
he had heard were in competition
and referred to the Men's Musical as
a choir the equal of the male choir in
Winnipeg, which city had a much
large number of singers to choose
from. L.8Bt year the Men's Musical
captured the cup by only one point,
but the'difference in points this year
amounted to seven, thc awards being,
as follows: Men's Musical, 178; St.
Andrew's male voice choir, 171;
Phillips' male voice choir, 168.
The decision was received with enthusiasm by the vast dudience and
many congratulations have been tendered the choir since their return to
The test pieces this yenr were (1)
"0 Breathe Not His Name," the
beautiful and well known Irish folk
song and "The Farmer's Boy."
Mr. W. Kelly, of Cumberland, was
third in the baritone event and Miss
Audrey Phillips second in her class
in the pianoforte solo competition.
On the conclusion of the competition on Wednesday night the Men's
Musical invited the ladies to be their
guests at a dinner at the Malaspina
Hotel, where the success of the choir
was well toasted, Dr. E. R. Hicks responding on behalf of the choir.
Cumberland school children went
down this morning to compete in the
various events, Bessie Carney and
Doreen Henderson, pupils of Miss
Katherine Moore competing in the
dancing competitions. Willie Merrifield, a violin pupil of Mrs. Carey, is
competing in the violin solo class and
Mrs. Chas. Spooner in the mezzo-soprano class. Mrs. Spooner is a pupil
of Mrs. Tribe. Cumberland school
choir won the shield last year and
are competing again this year, the
competition being held this afternoon
in this class.
Alice Brown To
Be Queen of May
Popular Native Daughter Honored by
School Pupils
The scholars at the Cumberland
schools voted Thursday to choose one
from among their number to be the
Queen of the May at the big Empire
Day celebration which will be held
here on Monday, May 25th. The voting was very close and after all returns had been turned in it was
found that Alice Brown was the popular choice with Rose Marocchi and
Enis Bonora being chosen maids of
Robin Eadie and Allan Nunns were
chosen as pages.
Several residents have asked on
what day the celebration wilt be held
and we can definitely state that Monthly, May 25th, was the day chosen
for the big event, the Mayor notifying the meeting on Tuesday to that
The Cumberland Rod and Gun
club's first shooting match held on
Sunday last proved to be very pleasant, but owing to many counter attraction, there was not as many
shooters present as had been hoped.
The shoot was at 25 birds, Wm. McLellan cracking 23 out of 25. Other
contestants in this first squad being
I. Frelone, 17 birds; B, Westfield, 16
birds. In the second squad, J. Gordon
and P. Francioli tied with 20 each,
others taking part being L. Frelone,
18; C. Aitken, 15.
On Sunday, May 10th, the shoot
for the Frelone cup will he held. This
shoot will be at 25 birds at 16 yards
and is open to any member of thc
club and will commence at 1 !30 p.m.
Arrangements have also bcen made
whereby members can get their
shooting at the same price as paid hy
the Nanaimo Club, Messrs. Tarbell &
Son supplying the birds and shells at
a cost of $1.50.
Arthur Paul, of Nanaimo, was a
business visitor to Cumberland on
Monday and Tuesday.
Board of Trade
Delegates Talk
On Ottawa Trip
Interesting  Recital  of  Journey Told
By Messrs. Hindmarch and
There was only a sparse attendance at the dinner in the Union Hotel on Monday night when the Board
of Trade had as guests, Messrs. T.
Graham and R. Hindmarch. After a
very excellent dinner, the president
of the board of trade, Mr. T. H.
Mumford welcomed to the meeting,
the two delegates chosen by the local
board to go to Ottawa to present to
the premier the brief prepared and
the petition signed by over 7,000 residents. He called upon Mr. Hindmarch first and the editor of the Nanaimo Herald on rising said he must
than't the Cumberland board of trade
for their kind invitation to be with
them that evening and also thank
them very cordially for putting so
much faith in him in asking him to
bc one of theinieiogates. He said he
would not tell them what had been
accomplished at Ottawa, but would
give a few incidents of the journey
from the time Mr. Graham and himself left Vancouver. He would leave
to Mr. Graham the telling of the interview with the Premier.
In a very humorous vein, Mr.
Hindmarch described the train journey via the C.P.R., paying tribute to
the excellent service, but said the
train was no place to get a good
night's sleep. Being a rather broad
man he appeared to have a herth that
was far too narrow and Mr. Graham
being a tall man had a berth that was
far too short, neither condition con-
duch'e to a good night's rest. However, SBi'.d Mr. Hindmarch, in spite
of these little drawbacks, the journey was made rather pleasant for
them by the staff on the train, even
the colored porter helping them out
once in a while, in a manner which
was not part of his duties. The party
arrived at Ottawa, but owing to a
misunderstanding the rooms which
they thought would be theirs on arrival could not be had. However,
after a little ailment, one room
twin beds was obtained and everything appeared to be going along
smoothly. As they arrived in Ottawa a few days prior to the opening
of parliament, a trip was taken into
Montreal, where, Mr. Hindmarch assured his listeners, he had a good
timo, whether Mr. Graham had or
not. So far as his observations went,
the speaker said, he did not see any
depression in Montreal or in thnt
section of the country, the depression
appeared to be centred more round
the middle west and the entire west.
On the return to Ottawa, they were
very fortunate in meeting an old
friend of Mr. Graham's, a Mr. Jimmy
Dougall. Before concluding Mr. Hindmarch said he must pay tribute to the
.memory of Jimmy Dougall, He was
simply wonderful to them and had
it not been for his influence and his
foresight the delegation could not
have accompished as much as it had.
He also paid tribute to the work of
Mr. A. W. Neiil and Mr. C. F. Dickie
for their great help and kindness in
assisting the delegation to place before the premier, the business which
took them to Ottawa. Mr. Hindmarch
said he was very pleased to get back
to B.C. and so far as he was concerned, he would rather have a trip
up the Island, from Nanaimo tn
Campbell River, than a trip back to
Ottawa. He looked upon this Island
as the finest plnce on earth.
Mr. Mumford thanked Mr. Hindmarch for his very interesting account of tho trap to Ottawa and call-
fie uponTMr. Graham ,who on rising
snid Mr. Hindmarch had so very interestingly told of the recent trip
that his tusk was made much easier.
As you arc most probably aware, I
had a two-fold purpose in going tn
Ottawa, one the business which you
very kindly entrusted to me nnd thc
the other, the annual convention of
the Canadian Mining Institute which
was being held about thot time. He
had been a member of the Canadian
Mining Institute for 2il years, but
hnd never been able to get to any of
the conventions held In the east. He
met many old friends whilst there
and he was very proud to say that
during the convention he was able to
bring before those present the sad
state of the coal industry and more
especially ea it affected British Columbia, with the result that he was
successful in having a resolution adopted by the convention, which he
thought would help considerably.
Mr. Graham described very vividly
Lhe trouhle the delegation had in getting their case before the Premier.
They arrived in Ottawa on the eve
of the opening of parliament, which
was a Very busy time for Premier
Bennett. It was then that the services
of his old friend, Mr. Jimmy Dougall
were enlisted and which proved to be
of such valuable assistance. The parliament buildings were magnificent,
(Coutlnued otx Pt|» 2)
Program for Empire
Day Drawn Up
Well  Attended   Meeting   Spent  Considerable Time Over Various
A very well attended meeting of
sports committee of the 24th of May
celebration was held in the council
chambers on Tuesday night with J.
I,. Brown in the chair. Over two hours
was occupied by the meeting in discussing the various items, first to
come up for discussion being the
holding of the parade and May Queen
when it was formally carried that the
parade and May Queen be held as
usual. The giving of flags to the children for use in the parade will be
(Mscontinued this year and the prize
list for the parade cut slightly. Prizes
will be: best decorated float, $20.00;
best advertising float, $10.00; best
decorated automobile, $10.00; best
comic group, $7.50; best decorated
bicycle, $5.00; befct character representation, $5.00; best group, three or
more, representing sportsmen, confined to public and high schools of the
district, first prize $7.50, donated by
Cumberland Rod and Gun Club; second prize, $3.00.
Parade pnizes for district schools
wil! be the same as last year: best
decorated group, minimum of 10,
grade 0 up, $10.00; best decorated
group, minimum 10, grade 5 down,
§10.00; class with highest percentage
in the parade $,10.00.
The children's events, which usually take place right after the parade and up to the lunch hour will
remain the same as formally and amateur dancing, highland fling, Irish
Jig and sword dance will also he on
thd programme.
The pole vault, hockey match and
four mile race has been eliminated
this year and it was reported at the
meeting that the firemen did not desire to have a competition this year.
Other items arranged for were baseball competition to be left in the
hands of the baseballers themselves.
It was suggested that the preliminaries in this competition be played
during the week preceding the 24th
with the final to be played on the
Recreation Ground immediately after
the sports on Monday, May 25th. A
Bboot will also hp provided for with
the Cumberland Rod nnd Gun club
making the arrangements. The usual cricket match on the "Y" will also
take plaee and a football game between Cumberland Eagles and an
outside team will also be held. Arrangements will also be made to have
a band with not less than 14 pieces.
Every angle of the celebration was
discussed by the meeting antl as .several members of other committees
were present, various points were
brought out, resulting in a complete
understanding. The celebration this
yenr should be a big success and the
baseball game as tbe final attraction
should interest a very large number.
Boxing, wrestling and a special
Japanese wrestling match will follow
the baseball game, these affairs being
held in the band hall. There will also
he physical drill and other gymnasium work put on by the students of
Messrs. H. and W. Jackson. Lieut,-
Col Villiers has donated seven cups
for competition.
Vancouver, B. C, April 30.—Announcement has been made here that
Colonel J. Carletor, Brown of Montreal has been appointed Pacific
Coast Manager for the Canadian National Steamships with headquarters
in Vancouver. Colonel Brown has had
extensive experience in steamship
matters and comes to the Pacific
Coast well equipped to handle the
work nf the company, Colonel Brown
is expected in Vancouver on May 1st
to assume his duties.
Alleged Assault
On Young Girl
Former Cumberland Man in Trouble
at Courtenay
Robert Daniel Marsh, a logger and
a former resident of Cumberland appeared before magistrate Bates on
Monday charged with indecent assault on a six-yenr-old Courtenay
girl. The case was remanded at the
request of the prosecution and Marsh
WO understand, is being held in custody.
The Girls' Talent Club, composed
nf girls nf Holy Trinity Anglican
church held a delightful musical evening at the hnme nf Mrs. C. V. Dando, Jr., nn Tuesday night, closing for
this season the activities nf the club.
The first part of the evening was devoted to a contest in the form of a
musical romance, which brought to
thnse present a great deal of enjoyment. This contest was won by Miss
Margaret Robinson.
During the course nf the evening,
pinna BoloB, violin solns, instrumental
duets, several Vocal solos and a hu-
mornus reading were excellently rendered. Mrs. C. V. Dando, Jr. served
dainty refreshments, bringing to a
close a very delightful and successful evening. This was the girls first
attempt at a musical evening and so
successful did it turn out to bc that
already it has been decided to bold
u series of such evenings next fall
and winter. Those present included
Mesdames C. V. Dando, Jr., and J.
Vaughan and the Misses M. Mitchell,
M. Tarh'ell, D. Cannon, J. E. Robertson, M. Robinson, S. Conway and C.
Attend Grand
Rally Of W.B.A.
Mrs. S. Covert, Mrs. H. Jackson
and Mrs. S. Miller returned to this
city on Wednesday after attending
thc grand rally of the W. B. A. held
at the Empress hotel on Monduy. The
local delegates were enthusiastic as
regards the reception accorded them.
Mrs. Bina West Miller delivered an
address which together with ritual
drills by the Queen Alexandra Review of Victoria, were outstanding
features of the closing session of the
provincial convention nf Women's
Benefit Association. The affair was
held in the ballroom which wns beautifully arranged with flowers and attended by a large gathering of members and friends who followed the
proceedings with interest. Mrs. Bina
West Miller was presented with beautiful floral offerings,
Mrs. Kathryn Bowen, state director of Washington, brought greetings
from across the border and tendered
a cordial invitation to the W.B.A.
of B.C. to attend a rally to be held
in Washington State in the fall. Mrs.
Le Gallais spoke briefly in her capacity of Provincial Health Supervisor.
The closing exercises were conducted by officers of the Nanaimo
Review No, 14, and Cumlierland Review No. 17. On Tuesday delegates
were taken on a sight-seeing tour
which included a visit to the famous
Blitchart Gardens.
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Mrs. TJMftHiiis Graham entertained
at a deligntTuI Bridge tea on Thursday afternoon at her home on First
Street. The reception rooms were
prettily decorated with tulips and
other spring flowers. There were six
tables of bridge in play, Mrs. Allyn
winning first prize, Mrs. J, Shortt,
second nnd Mrs. H. Bryan, consolation. Dainty refreshments were served and a large number of friends
called at the tea hour.
Rev. Mr. Myers and Mr. Holtzer,
of Vancouver, will arrive on Tuesday on a visit to Mr. and M rs.
Schmidt, West Cumberland. They intend holding a service here if possible.
Mr. Fred Hutchinson left this
morning for Nanaimo where ho will
spend a couple of days before proceeding to his old home in Kngland
for a three months' visit.
Upwards of seventy children of the
Cumberland Public school journeyed
to Nanaimo this morning to take part
in the musical festival at the Hul)
'ty. The children were transported
down in private cars, seventeen or
eighteen cars being needed for the
occasion, The children did very well
at last year's festival aud it is confidently expected that the success attained last year will be repeated by
this year's contestants,
Tbe total amount of money collect- '
ed for the May 24th celebration Up-
to-date is $lf>N,>.fi(), The finance committee  expect   to  reach a  total   of
$1200 during the next week or sn.
Joe Idiens, the well knonw Cumberland cricketer Is playing for Nanaimo <>n Sunday against Cowichan
in the opening game of the season,
Cumberland people noticed at tbe
Pygmy Pavilion, lhe popular Nanai-
mo rendezvous of indoor golf fans
were Mrs. IL Bryan, Mrs. A, B. Clinton, Mr. L. IL Finch and Miss Audrey
The secretary of the Athletic club
is calling for al! players lefl in the
cribbage and checkers tournaments
to get their games played as soon as
possible. If gumes are not played by
a certain date, players failing to
show up will forfeit the points it is
The Cumberland Welsh Society
will hold a special dance in the Cumberland Hall on Monday, May 25th,
the day of the Empire celebration.
Make a note of the date and reserve
it. Something snappy.
The Hon. J. W, Jones, minister of
finance and the Hon. W. A. MacKenzie, minister of mines and labor, accompanied by T. R. Jackson, local
inspector of mines visited Cumberland on Tuesday and during then-
stay visited the hospital and also interviewed some of tbe members of
thc local Conservative Association.
G. G. McGeer
In Fine Speech
at Club Dinner
Famous K.C. Say. He'll Be Damned
If He'll  Be Buried Until
He'. Dead
Cumberland. April 27.—Those members ol the Comox District Canadian
Club, unable to be present at the supper in the Union Hotel. Cumberland,
on Friday night, when Mr. G. G. McGeer. K. c. wus thc guest of honor,
missed one of the greatest orations
ever delivered belore lire local Canadian Club. For over two hours the famous K. C. held his audience spell bound
as he unfolded before them his talk on
the St. Lawrence Waterways and the
outlook of today.
Speaking, he said, as a Vancouverite,
we had a definite interest in the St.
Lawrence waterway as it would undoubtedly develop a new channel of
trade. Upwards of 300 millions of dollars would be expended on the deepening of the channel and whilst the
Hon. M. Tachereau. of Quebec, had opposed the scheme claiming that Quebec and Montreal would sufTer through
Fort William being made a deep sea
terminal. Premi' r Drury hastened to
assure Mr. Taschereau that Quebec
and Montreal would not suffer. Mr.
McGeer claimed the province that
would suffer would be British Columbia and thc Port of Vancouver. But he
could not help believe that what was
good for the rest of Canada must be
good for British Columbia. He described the benefit that would accrue to
Fort William and the Great Lakes and
pointed out that these waters were
only open for navigation for a certain
period of ihe year whilst the Port of
Vancouver would be open the year
round. Whether we in British Columbia liked it or not, said Mr. McOeer.
the development of the St. Lawrence
waterways was like the rain, it was
bound to come. We must develop our
western trade, claimed the speaker.
Surely we have not come to the end of
our ability to market our products,
queried Mr. McGeer.
Turning to the other part of his address, the speaker said, economic problems had been studied the world over.
to find not a solution of our present
problems but a cure. Economy ls the
success of making a living. The speaker went very minutely Into the economic system of the world as lt stands
''.day and claimed if money could be
mobilized for war and destruction, how
much more ought lt to be possible to
mobilize it for |>eace and plenty. Peace
and plenty for every human family.
Showing a remarkable grasp of his
subject, Mr. McGeer dwelt at some
length on the banking system. He reviewed the work of Richard Cobden,
wiro was responsible for the Corn Laws
of England and the work of Henry
Ford and his belief of less work and
more pay with the resulting greater
purchasing power. Communism, said
Mr. McGeer could not live in a country where work was plentiful and
wages high. lie reviewed also the rapid
strides trade hud made In the ten
years following the war with strides
made since the civilization of man and
quoted figures extensively to prove his
assertion. The dole of England came
in for favorable comment, a system
adopted alter the German system. The
national debts ol Canada. England and
the United States were also dealt with
In a very clear manner. There wos no
mistaking the depression that hit the
world, when it did enme. said Mr. McGeer. Many had blamed the stock
market for the depressed trade, but
personally he had grave doubts as to
whether tlie stock market crash had
anything to do with it or not. There
was at the present time great depression and he was very much afraid the
end was nol yet. This is somewhat of
a drab picture, I know, said thc s|Kak-
er and In concluding lie told of the slogan he himself had adopted. A slogan
made by the lato T. P. O'Connor, "I'm
damned if I'll be buried until I am
Mr. T Carey moved a'hearty vote
of thanks lo tlie speaker for his very
able address and extended an Invitation to Mr. McfJ • to come again and
address iln, Canadian Club.
The Following loaned ears for the
transporting „t the school children to
tho Nanaimo Musical Festival, Messrs. Mumford, Mcbellan, Carney, W.
Hcnders  Matt Rrown, Somervtlle,
Horw I. I'.. ,1. Richardson, (i. Richardson, Wm. Eadle, II. Gordon, W. II.
Copo, Robertaon, Howltt, Treen,
MacKinnon, The children were in
charge of Mlssoi MacKinnon and
llaii,I of the school staff.
Twenty-Six Tables
at Golf Club Bridge
The Courtenay Ladles' Golf Club
held a most successful bridge drive In
the Native Sons* Hall on Monday
night, twenty-six tables being In play.
During the evening dainty refreshments were served and prize winners
announced as: Ladies, first. Miss D.
Cannon: second. Mrs. Hugh Stewart;
consolation. Mrs, p. McLoughlin; Gentlemen, first. Mr. H, S. Baker; second.
Mr. James Dick;.consolation, Mr. Percy
Fir.l Cricket Practice
A number of the members of the
Cumlierland cricket team were noticed at the *'V" nn Wednesday night
preparing for the opening frame
which will take place on May 17th,
Nanaimo being the visitors, Some
work will lie done on the pitch this
week end. PAGE TWO
FRIDAY. MAY 1st, 19
The Cumberland Islander
TIME and time again we have tried to persuade
mercants of Cumberland to advance the idea
of a dollar day. hut up to the present time we
have not been successful. Other cities and small
communities hold a dollar day at least once a year
and havt' found them very beneficial. Merchants
are not actuated by ulterior motives when a dollar
day is put on, hut are simply seeking to stimulate
trade. There is no intention of persuading shoppers that on a dollar day they will he able to get
two or three dollars worth of goods for one dollar.
The idea is to tell in figures just how far a dollar
will go. where it can lie spent, and how it can he
spent. With limes as lhey are, careful buying is
essential and il is likewise important that as much
as possible of thf buying shall be confined to the
town. It is even more vital in bad than in good
times that tlie people of small communities should
gel together with the object of helping one another. Ten dollars spent out of town impoverishes
the community lo that extent, while ten dollars
spent in town enriches the community to that extent. The community sutlers or benefits according
to the degree in which the spirit of loyalty and
co-operation dominates the life and actions of its
Cumberland merchants should try to meet present conditions and make it easier for local shoppers to do their buying. Ily all means let's have
an annual "Dollar Day", and let us start one as
soon as possible.
ONE of the seventy odd bills passed at the recent session of the Legislature that ought to
commend itself to everybody is the legislation which forbids the uprooting of dogwood trees
and the picking (tf it whether in blossom or not.
This measure was designed, of course, to put
and end to the depredations of those individuals
who go out into the country and load up their
automobiles with all the wild flowers they ean
put their hands on. Many a dogwood tree has been
wholly or partly demolished by these vandals. The
dogwood is the emblem of Native Daughters of
B. C. and they, quite properly, asked the government to take action.
Man is too often guilty of thoughtlessness and
wastefulness when he roams at large among nature's most beautiful surroundings. Some see nothing amiss in the admiration of her handiwork
that urges them to grab practically everything in
sight. At least the dogwood tree should be safe
A STORY .is told in the "Outlook" by the editor of a
Democratic paper, about a woman whose five sons,
mechanics, were out of work and who said to him:
"Vou were right two years ago; I should not have voted
for Mr. Hoover. Just to think of everybody out of work
now and him sitting in the White House with all the
country's money."
This editor expressed some sympathy for Mr. Hoover
as a victim of such a villainous charge. "Well," said the
woman indignantly, 'there used to he plenty of money.
If Mr. Hoover hasn't got it all now, then who has? Answer me that?"
This editor acknowledges that he was dumbfounded
bul later meeting a banker, he put the proposition up to
him. The banker replied: "You havo told your story, so
now I will tell one."
The banker's story was of a negro who reported that
he has sold his coon dog for $1,000, "A thousand dollars,
Rastus," I exclaimed. "You cannot mean you got a
thousand dollars tor that no-account hound." " 'Yassuh',
said Kastus, 'a thousand dollars. What did you do
will al that cash?" I continued, "'Cash!' said Rastus,
1 ain*l git no cash; I git two dem live hundred dollar
culs.' " "And that," said the banker, "is'the answer to
lhe lady's i|uestion."
Pt'ople never really had the money they thought they
had. Values were inflated all along the line, and only a
very few were able to get actual money before the colls,pso carried the fictitious values away.
This may or may not be an answer which would d,is-
pose of the supicions of the woman who thought that
Mr. Hoover had all the money. But it does illustrate Mr.
Hoover's unfortunate experience with public opinion. A
man of unusual executive capabilities, ho is being blamed
for the hard times in the United States, when the commonplace Mr. t'oolidge received nil the credit for the
preceding prosperity.
In Canada, as in the United States, the influence of
the people who, like the woman referred to, blame the
head of the government for all their troubles, will be
ail important factor in the next elections. However, in
this country there will be room for division of opinion
as to which party should shoulder the responsibility. The
prosperity for which Mr. King had been given credit was
already on the wane before he turned the reins of government over to Mr. Bennett. And the prospects are, or
at least we hope they are, that there will be a substantial measure of recovery from the conditions for which
Mr. Bennett is now he.ing blamed in many quarters tie-
fore there is another election. —Financial Times.
PRICE CUTTING never did anyone any permanent
good. Is an admission that the firsl price was too high. Is
unnecessary if youi- customers are gelling a fair deal. Is
a poor way to establish public confidence in your business. Is easy to start and hard to stop. Is inefficiency's
last resort. Is the first step towards a receivership.
—Tbe Last Word.
THERE is something rather immoral—or indecent,
which is worse—about the blent of the Conservative party workers that there Is a lack of putronagc,
or jobs for the boys, about the present provincial administration. If there has at last arisen In the West of Canada a government so strong and a premier so determined
that they are able to defy this hydra-headed menace to
proper government, let that be credited to them at Its
full value. It is a foul thing that politics here should have
laken the trend that leads men to believe and to believe
thoroughly that the only proper result of voting for what
they call convictions should be to put some other quite
competent person out of a job.
The public- is .ill-served by such a system. There is no
stability in it. A man who does not know from year to
year whether he is to go on in his job or not, merely at
the will of a change of government, can not be a really
good citizen. He becomes a time server and a pusillanimous fellow of little worth.—Butterfleld, in the Vancouver Province.
(Continued from Pafee One)
said Mr. Graham, but the offices of
the various departments were miserable, scattered all over the place and
generally deputy ministers' offices
were located in the museum. Mr.
Gordon, the honorable minister of
mines also proved to be a great
friend and was most sympathetic, assuring the delegation time after time
that he would do all in his power to
assist. Mr. Neill and Mr. Dickie also
worked very hard and did all possible
to get the delegation to meet the
premier. Eventually, after many
waits, the delegation met Premier
Bennett about 10:80 one night, fifteen minutes after the house adjourned. The Premier, said Mr. Graham was most cordial and showed remarkable grasp of the situation ami
especially of the situation as it affected British Columbia and Vancouver Island in particular. The petition
of the Vancouver Island coal mining
communities would receive attention
at the earliest possible moment and
Mr. Graham said he had not the
slightest m.'sgivings about the matter.
Judging from Premier Bennett's attitude, he had no hesitation in saying
that whilst we might not get all we
asked for, he honestly believed that
substantial relief would accrue as
thc result of the delegations visit to
Ottawa and if so Mr. Graham said,
brighter and happier days are ahead
for the coal mining industry and for
the communities depending on the
coal mines for a livelihood. ■
Before taking bis seat, Mr. Graham said he would like to add his
word of praise to the efforts of the
Into Mr.-Dougall, without whose help
the delegation could not have accomplished so much. Mr. Dougall went
w.ith Mr. Graham and Mr. Hindmarch
to the station in Ottawa as they left
on their return journey and of the
three in that party he looked far and
away the healthiest of the trio, yet
only two short weeks afterwards was
called to his rest. Mr. Graham said
on picking up the Victorin Colonist
and reading of his demise he was
very much grieved. He had koown
Mr. Dougall ever since his early days
in Montana and had always held him
in high regard and In his passing
Canada had lost one of her truest
and noblest sons,
On the conclusion of Mr. Graham's
talk Mr. J. Sutherland moved a
hearty vote of thanks be extended to
both speakers for their very interesting account of the journey to Ottawa
in the interests of the Cumberland
Board of Trade.
tic iltli 5bivice
(Sauabtan Ifiebiral AHBOttattott
Questions concerning health, addressed to the Canadian Medical Association, 184 College St.,
Toronto,  will  be  answered  per-
Any annual healthy woman may
expect to go through pregnancy wilh
no greater risk than any of us take
when walking down lhe. street. In
both cases tbere are possibilities of
danger, but if reasonable tare is taken, there is perfect safety.
Pregnancy is a normal condition,
but it does mean lhat. for a period
of time, nature .is under a strain. The
strain can lie met without causing a
breakdown, providing proper care is
Accidents of pregnancy occur, but
so do motor and otber accidents,
There are very few accidents which
could not be prevented, and certainly
there arc few very few accidents of
pregnancy which cannot tie prevented.
Every expectant mother should lie
under regular supervision during the
whole of her pregnancy. Hy this we
mean lhat Bhe should have tbe necessary examination .<> make Burc thai
conditions are normal, to detect any
abnoraml condition and to have it
(rented before barm  results.
Serious conditions rarely develop
suddenly.  It   tnay appear as though
they did to tbe per-on concerned,
but there are usually certain changes
whicb the doctor would have noticed
days or week:: before. He cannot de*
tcct these unless the woman lias put
herself  under  bis   care,  and   Ihis   is
one reason why we believe she should
do so as soon as possible.
The expectant mother also needs
instruction so that she will hnve a
minimum >•( discomfort. To meet the
strain she needs to make some adjustments and she can be helped in
doing Ihis by proper advice. It is not
a question of being fearful or making
an unnecessary fuss. It is a matter
of common sense to make allowance
for thc special demands in order to
be iis comfortable as possible.
Nothing ii mother sees, or any experience she may go through can
cause the child to he marked or altered physically, There is no connection between the nervous system of
llie mother and the baby.
The baby does depend on the
mother for its nourishment, hut this
does not mean that the mother should
cal enough for two in the sense of
eating twici' as much as she did liefore.
Tin' expectant mother should nol
eal more than a wholesome amount;
-br should nol become over-stout.
Sho should drink several glasses of
waler each day. Her diet should include milk, green leafy vegetables
and fruits.
Advice us to rliet and othor phases
of Inr life will be given her by her
doctor as part of the pre-natal supervision sbe should have during her
A properly balanced diet is needed
hy all, both old and young, .in order
that their bodies may be adequately
Manufacturers uf
Rough and Dressed Lumber
All higher grade Finishings, Moudings and every
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nourished and that they may enjoy
good health.
To secure a balanced diet, it is
necessary to use a wide variety of
foods. Xo normal person need worry
about tlie lack of this or that particular substance in his diet if, in addition to using a wide variety of foods
he indulges regularly in his diet each
day, milk and the leafy vegetables.
The name "protective foods" has
been given very aptly to milk and the
leafy vegetables because of their
ability to make good the deficiencies
of other foods. This may be expressed more directly hy say.ing that the
use of these protective foods makes
certain that the diet is properly balanced and that the person using them
will not suffer the loss of health and
strength which occurs if the diet is
not so balanced.
Milk is the one food for which we
have no satisfactory substitute. It is
the most important food for young
children. It is nol, however, a food
whose use should be limited to children. It is valuable throughout life
and therefore, milk and milk products should form a regular part of
the diet al all ages.
Milk is food and containing about
twelve per cent of solids. From one
quart of milk is secured about half
a cupful of butter fat, milk sugar
and small amounts of different minerals.
We dot not see these substances in
milk as we use it because they nre
dissolved. They are there, however,
when we take milk into our bodies
we receive all the nourishment which
comes from such food laments.
-Milk gives us the food substances
which build up the body and repair
worn out lissues. Milk is rich in calcium (lime) and phosphorous, The
green leafy vegetables are also n
source of calcium. The uso of milk
assures lhe body of sufficient calcium which, if deficient early in life,
results in the improper formation of
the bones and teeth.
Vitamins are present in milk. Their
importance in promoting growth nnd
development in children and in keeping both children and adults well is
recognized. Vitamins are essential in
our diet, and wo ean safely rely upon
milk and green leafy vegetables for
a large proportion of lhe vitamins we
One of the simplest and' most effective ways of protecting health is
through the regular use of the "protective foods"—milk and the green
leafy vegetables.
Last week we reported a benefit
whist drive as being held under the
auspices of the Rod and (Jun Club.
This was hardly correct as the affair
was held under the joint auspices of
the Cumberland Branch of (he Canadian Legion, the Welsh Society and
the  Rod and Cun Club.
Bobby Jones and
Director Prepare
To Make Movies
With Everything at Loose Ends at
Firat, Conference on the Link* at
Atlanta Reiult in Some Fruitful
Plant for Bobby's Series of One-
(Mr. Keeler, well-known Atlanta
newspaper man and sports expert,
has been closely associated with Bobby Jones during the golf-champion's
entire career. He has accompanied
Jones to California, where Bobby is
making a series of pictures for Warner Bros, on "How I Play Golf.")
(Reprinted by permission of The
New York Times.)
In a general way, you might say
everything started at a loose end, or
rather, at several loose ends. When
Bobby Jones signed his name to a
contract to make a dozen sound-motion pictures for Warner Brothers,
at the rate of one reel per picture,
Bobby certainly didn't know what
sort of pictures he was going to make
except they were to be of an instructional variety. He was quite sure
there would not be any elephants
with howdahs or any gilded Babylonian temples or any coryphees mixed
up in the production.
Bobby, therefore, was at a loose
When George Marshall, veteran
director for Warner Brothers, came
to Atlanta late in January to talk
over production plans jyith Bobby,
Mr. Marshall admitted at once, and
freely, that he was at a loose end. Mr,
Marshall being n golfer of considerable ability—be is a 4-liandicap man
at the Lakeside Golf Club, Hollywood
where most of the shooting w.ill take
place—eased the situation notably
from Mr. Jones' point of view; but
the question was, what now?
Everybody, however, was against
causing Mr. Jones to get out in front
of a camera nnd announce he was
going to play a drive, and then
merely play the same, and go on and
(continued on page 3)
A Real Laundry
Comox Valley Laundry
Thomas Bros.
Phone  71   or  23,   Cumberland
Courtenay Phone 200
Let  ui  make  things  look  like
new for you this Spring.
Charlie Dalton
Meets Boat at Union Bay
Every Sunday morning
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May 4th and 5th
Bigger, Brighter,
Better Than
Because "Sunny" has four
differently delightful Marilyn
Miller characterizations!
A daredevil circus performer!
A flrting, teasing, tempting
grass widow with a boy-friend
in every sport!
A society belle who makes the
four hundred look like forty
And Marilyn herself—as you
like her—in gowns as captivating as her personality—in a
romance as sunny as her
See 'Sunny'! Be Sunny. You'll
remember it until Marilyn returns again!
What a Girl
What a Show
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Wednesday and
May 6th and 7th
A Miracle of
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III if
Friday and Saturday, May 8th and 9th
p resent
The Talking Picture
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All the Talking-
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From the Play
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Picturegoers, weary of stereotyped
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any other love story ever filmed!
And critics have used only superb,
tives to describe iti
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Provincial Bureau
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Comox  Electoral  District
The Scottish
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I shall, on Monday, the 18th day of
May, 1981, at the hour of 10 o'clock
in the..forenoon, at the Court-house,
Cumberland, hold a sitting of the
Court of Revision for the purpose of
revising the list of- voters for the said
electoral district, and of hearing and
determining any and all objections
to the retention of any name on the
said list, or to the registration as a
voter of any applicant for registration; and for the other purposes set
forth in the "Provincial Elections
Dated at Cumberland, B. C. this
fith day of April, 1931.
JOHN CONWAY,   16-19
Registrar of Voters,
Comox Electoral District.
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Fertilizer   from   Smelter   Smoke
The Consolidated Smelter at Trail
is now shipping fertilizer from its
new plant. Seventy-five tons have
been used in the Grand Forks district
with complete success, and there are
indications that the prairie provinces
will take all that it is possible to manufacture. The fertilizer is in part
composed of material taken from the
smoke of the smelter so that it serves
the double purpose of cleaning up the
fumes und enriching the land. The
process uses a tremendous flow of
electric power which is being provided by the West Kootenay Power and
Light Company. They are putting in
additional plants on the Kootenay
River and lhe Pend O'Reille to meet
the demand.
Building on the Increase
Building returns from the princi-
nal centres of British Columbia for
last February totalled $2,059,(194 as
compared with $1,578, 329 for February, 1930. The total for the first
two months of the year was $4,362,-
378 as compared with $2,669,735 a
year ago or an increase of approximately $1,700,000. The chief gain was
in Vancouver though nearly half the
districts reporting showed increases.
Oliver Going Ahead
In the irrigated area around Oliver
and Osoyoos 500 acres of orchard
and vegetable land has been taken up
hy new settlers at prices ranging
frnm $80 an acre for raw land to
$750 for bearing orchards. About
25,000 fruit trees have been planted
and around'$100,000 spent in building construction. It is expected that
about 20,000 new peach trees will be
planted this year.
A Big Fruit Business
The Associated Growers of B.C.
with headquarters at Vernon shipped
038 carloads of fruit and vegetables
to Great Britain during the past season, and have only some 20 cars left
to dispose of. President R. J. Chambers reports the selling cost on $3,-
250,000 worth of produce was about
three per cent.
Live  Stock   in   Kootenay
J, P. Munro, deputy minister of
agriculture, returned from a trip in
which  he  addressed   farmers'  insti-
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worrying about the family
at homo? Naturally/ you
can't help thinking about
them, and, of course, you'ro
wondering how they're getting along. We'll, it's very
easy to find out, if there's
a telephone handy.
Juat call them up, and
see how quickly a chat with
them sweeps away your
When great distance separates you from loved ones
there it nothing so reassuring as a telephone call.
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tutea in the south-east portion of the
province. Since a previous visit three
years ago he noticed a marvellous increase in live stock, particularly in
Aryshires. He also found the farmers
making a definite endeavor to capture and hold their local markets
such as Trail, Cranbrook, and Fernie
as offering the best and quickest cash
returns for their produce.
Okanagan Soil Survey
A soil survey of the Okanagan Valley was initiated in Kelowna last
week under a committee composed of
Federal, Provincial and University of
B.C. representatives. The work is being done under the supervision of
C. C. Kelly representing the Provincial Department of Agriculture, who
is being assisted hy R. Thomas and
R. H. Spillsbury, all University graduates and practical men. Their aim
will he to analyze different soils with
a view to discovering for what form
of production they are best suited.
Reforesting the Fir
Fifteen thousand two-year-old fir
tiees from the Government's nursery
at Vancouver were recently planted
on logged off land .near Campbell
River, where a thousand acres have
been reserved for reforestation.
New Ferry Boat
A new ferry boat the "G. B.
Wright" has been put into service
between Sorrento and Scotch Creek
on Shuswap Lake. It replaces the old
launch and scow which have been
abandoned as obsolete.
Taghum Bridge Raised
The raising of the Taghum Bridge
over Kootenay River five miles below
Nelson has been completed. It has
been lifted seven feet without interrupting traffic. The work was made
necessary because of the construction
of the new Corra Linn dam of the
West Kootenay Power Company.
"Well, Ed, the whistle didn't
blow," remarked Mrs. Carroll, lifting tbe corner of her apron to her
right eye and turning toward her
front door.
Ed. Carroll stood with legs spread
on the front porch of his modest
home and spat out six short, crisp
words, Each may he found in the
most ethical and refined of dictionaries, but not even the most hectic of
modern fictionists would dare submit the group as used by Ed. Carroll,
to his printer.
"Six days' work this month" added
the husky mechanic, "and today's the
sixteenth. Ain't thnt something?"
He did not follow his wife inside.
Tears always annoyed him, even
though he realized they solicited pity
rather than anger. Anyway he had
exhausted hi» comforting phrases
long ago. The year 1929 had seen to
that, so in 1930 he found himself
sulking and brooding over what he
could do to make that table of his
look more like the heavily-laden piece
of furniture which he had been so
proud when work was steady.
He had painted his home—with
paint deposited in the cellar when
times were better. He had placed new
gravel on his walk. His fence had
been repaired until it looked like
new. Little jobs around the home that
had been begging attention for years
had all been taken care of.
He glanced at his home affectionately and then allowed his eyes to
rove down the stretch of one hundred and fifty feet of vacant ground
in the rear. Not quite vacant, of
course IMary had two or three pet
rose bushes there, and the children
had the ruins of a hut that had been
built after Easter bunnies had outgrown the cellar. Near the kitchen
window there wns a lilac bush, with
a honey-suckle vine fighting for
nourishment in the same spot of
"Not a thing today, either at the
factory or at home" he muttered—
and then a happy thought struck him.
"Why not plant that little plot of
earth? He had plenty of spare time,
considerable spare ground and loads
of ambition. Why not get a few seeds
hunt out thc old garden fork and
hoe ,and turn those square feet of
soil into square meals?
Suggesting the idea to Mary, he
found her to be 100 per cent in its
"Fresh peas!" Bhe exclaimed.
Think of them, right from our own
garden with a bit of morning dew
clinging to each pod! And some corn,
perhaps Golden Bantam"
"And a bed of lettuce near the
bunny house, with radishes over
there, and tomato plants running in
a double row along the south fence!"
Ed. Carroll was enthused, and with
him, enthusiasm meant action. Before the sun net that night, three-
fourths of his garden had heen spaded. Before the week hnd passed,
those seeds that called for early
planting had already commenced to
germinate in Mother Earth.
The entire garden was planted before his work became steady again,
but the days were then long enough
so that he delighted in a half hour
with the hoe after dinner was over
or sometimes hefore it was ready.
More fresh vegetables appeared
upon the Carroll's table that summer
than had ever appeared before. More
roses blossomed in the cheeks of the
Carroll kiddies than had ever blossomed hefore.
All in all it was nn excellent idea
—so excellent that fully a dozen of
the Carroll neighbors determined to
adopt a similar use of spare time
next spring.
(Continued from Page Two)
explain the process.
"Human interest," insisted Mr.
Marshall, "A thread of continuity.
Something to tie the demonstration
and tho instruction to the lowly duffer, and the average golfer, and even
In other words, another loose end
to be tied.
Mr. Marshall conferred with Bobby
and retired into silences and came
out wth this.
"Suppose," he told me, after a
couple of days in silence, "suppose
we start it off something like this.
"Here we have a typical pair of
club golfers, on the duffer side. A
big guy and a little guy, Always playing together. Always in a row. The
big guy always bulldozing the little
guy, and beating him and trying to
make him like it. Also trying to teach
the little guy to play golf the way he,
the big guy, plays, which is terrible.
"The little guy is getting discouraged. In fact, he already is discouraged. He sees a glimmering of hope.
The great Bobby Jones is coming to
play an exhibition match at their
club. He will watch the four-ply
champion a whole round—he simply
must learn something from that.
"But he doesn't watch the champion, 'The gallery is too big and too
eager, and when nobody else is in the
little guy's way, the big guy is standing right in front of him. He doesn't
see Bobby play even a short putt.
"So he—the little guy—decides it
is no use and that he will give up
golf, and next moring early he rakes
his whole bag of clubs and starts for
the river, or ocean. He's going to
throw them in, and maybe himself,
too. And on the course he meets Bobby Jones, out for some early practice.
And Bobby says what's biting you,
and the little guy breaks down and
tells him—he can't learn to play golf,
and the big guy picks on him, and so
"And the great Bobby says, 'Conic
over here—I'll give you a lesson.' "
Well, that sounded like a start,
sure enough. Every club has two
members like that—at least two. The
old human interest was there.
Then the weather cleared up and
Mr. Marshall and Mr. Jones got to
playing golf together, out at Bobby's
old home course, East Lake and
George suddenly broke out, like thc
old monk in Liberia, with 33 on the
first nine, and a card of 75 in the
w.ind,and almost before he had recovered from the prostration resulting from this performance he had
given birth to another idea.
"You know," he confided to me—
over the telephone, the evening after
he shot the 33 on the first nine nt
East Lake—"you know, it's amazing,
how simply watching that boy's
smooth, effortless method inspires a
fellow to shoot golf. I understand
now why all the competitors used to
shoot their hottest rounds against
him—until finally they began to get
into their heads that he really was
better than they, and got a hit afraid
of hlm.
"But, listen," Mr. Marshall went
on. "I believe I've got the right
hunch now. Did you know about the
little chap who comes down to Atlanta every winter and spends two
weeks, just lying in wait for Bobby
Jones to play a casual round at East
Lake, and he just goes around and
watches him. Fact. He was out there
today. I found out about it, myself.
He lives up East, somewhere, and he
says that he shoots around 90, usually, but after watching Bobby Jones
play a few rounds, he goes back antl
begins shooting 85 and sometimes
better, in the gentle springtime, and
taking his customers for a ride."
So here's the latest though, in the
production plans of "How 1 Play
Golf," hy Bobby Jones.
"Just- one episode," explained Mr.
Marshall. "Scene: The home at Lakeside. Persons in the picture, two em-
hatled club members ending a match.
Bobby Jones, seated on a lunik,
watching them. One contestant tightens up and blows a short putt to win
or maybe square the matcli. He
throws the putter down and says—
well, you know what he says, but
we'll have to delete some of it.
"Then he adds that this is the
fourth time he has lost a match with
this snme guy blowing a short putt."
"Vou recognize the setting? Ah
yes—it's familial' enough.
"And then Bobby Jones gets up
and walks over to the unhappy loser,
and he says:
" 'Did you ever practice putting
" 'Why, no,' says the unhappy one
—he has plenty of trouble with his
driving and his irons and his idtehes.
And, besides, anybody ought to hole
a little hit of a putt like that.
" 'Well,' says Bobby, 'you missed
that one—for tbe match.'
"And Bobby asks him if he ever
figured that a two-inch putt was just
as many strokes on the card as a
200-yard drive.
"Oddly enough, the player hadn't
thought of it that way.
"'Well,' says Bobby, 'I didn't
think it was much use, practicing putting, or studying thc right way of
putting, for a good many years. And
I finally hnd it enten into me. Now if
you'd care to know there aie three
fundamentals in putting which you
must observe if you're ever going to
putt decently.'
"Would he cure to know? Well,
ynu see the rest of thc episode—Bobby Jones showing the club-player
where and how his grip must be
changed for the putt which is different from all other shots; the points
Bobby learned from the late Walter
Travis, in a locker-room lecture of
extraordinary severity, in Augusta
in 192-1. And Bobby's grip and his
changes of the player's method
shown in close-ups; and then some
snmple puts, all holding out neatly—
the re-takes take carp of that.
"And maybe another episode is
how to get out of a bunker nnd close
to the stick: I know a lot of people
would like to see how Bobby Jones
manages that with such astonishing
frequency; it was a blast from a
bunker by the sixteenth green 'at
Hoylake that saved the British Open
I'hnmpionship for Bobby, last summer—a blast from under the bank
that struck the hall three inches from
the hole for a birdie 4, on the 70(h
hole of the long grind.
" 'And so on, 'says George Marshall,' for all the shots needed in a
round of golf; trouble-shots as well
us drives; shots from the hay as well
as the fairway.1"
Introducing Dutch.Maid
of youi* support.    The quality  speaks  for  itself.
now made in Vancouver, H.C. . . a product worthy
Dutch Maid Salad, 11 oz. Jur 25c.
Dutch Maid Salad Dressing, large, 2!! oz   lac.
Dutch Maiil Mayonnaise, 8 oz. jar  25c.
Dutch Maid Mayonnaise, 16 oz. jar  35c.
Dutch Maid Sandwich Spread, 8 oz. jar   25c.
Dutch Maid Sandwich Spread, 16 oz. jar  35c.
4-String Brooms, each i5t.
Hawes' Floor Wax, 1-lh. tin , 45c.
Princess Snap Flakes, 25c. per package—One Pkg. Free
Jersey Corn Flaes, 5 packages for  55c.
Barton's Canned Peas, 5 tins for ....   .. SOc.
Large Bath Soap, reg. 2 for 25c, now 3 for  25c.
Jumbo Carbolic Soap, 5 for  . 25c.
Full Stock of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables also Full
Stock of James Guaranteed Seeds . . . H.C. Grown.
Matt Brown's Grocery
Phone 38
For Service and Quality
Soothes that tired aching part of
the   body   and   relieve*   pain   by
meant    of    electrical    rayi    of
light and heat.     Its effect on
the body is like that of the
sun's   rays.
Q-RAY not only has an
•ffect    externally    (on
the    surface    of    the
skin)   but   also   internally     on     the
body tissues and
Q-RAY is bet
ter than the hot-
water   bags  or   bot'
ties,   it   is   more   convenient to  handle and  is
always ready.
These   Q-RAY   Electrical   Sunlight
Therapeutic Lamps are a Superior article  and   sell   for only $7.50  and $B.5
Cumberland Electric
Lighting Company Ltd.
Cumberland and Union
Waterworks   Co.,   Ltd.
Phone 75
A. B, CLINTON, Manager.
Automobile Side Curtains and
Harness Repaired
H        Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
David Hunden, Jr.
COAL     —     GENERAL HAULING     —     WOOD
of all descriptions
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Autos for Hire.   Coal and Wood Hauling given very
prompt attention.    Furniture and Piano
Storage if desired.
Phones 4 and 61
Cumberland, B.C. PAGE FOUR
FRIDAY, MAY 1st, 1931.
Burton Garments
Smart Style
Expert Tailoring
Genuine Woolens
Three Prices Only
Guaranteed Satisfaction
with Every
Burton Garment
at Sutherland's
So fresh and such a variety!
To look over our ample variety of FRESH FRUITS
AND VEGETABLES is to wonder which to choose
first. You'll be tempted to buy all you can carry in
your market bag. Of course there is no need for you to
carry your purchases; we have a good delivery system.
•       •       •
Mumford's Grocery
"If You Get It at Mumford's, It's Good"
.lust Phone 71 Cumberland
Union Hotel Phone 15
Farewell to
High Prices
Once tried, it will be yuur regular habit to trade here
daily. Nol only will ynu appreciate the saving, but
the lustiness nl* our offering will make you wish you
had shopped hero sooner.   As usual, we have	
Cash and Carry Specials
that are sure to make a big appeal
Tasty Cold Meats
Delightful "appetite-tempters" . . . our array of cold
meats Fresh, iced . . . they go great in sandwiches
or for a light lunch i
Everything in Quality Meats
Personal Mention      !
The Woman's Missionary Society
of the Cumberland United Church
will hold a tea and home cooking stall
in the Church hall May 12th, from
three to six o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Patterson returned
to their home in West Cumberland
afler spending a short holiday at Nanaimo.
Mrs. J.   Brown  and two  sons of
j    West Cumberland left on  Saturday
for   their   ranch   near   Abbotsford
where  they   will   spend  the  summer
* «     *
Mrs. K, Brown, Penrith avenue,
| entertained members of the Tuesday
Evening Bridge Club nt her home on
Tuesday evening. Mrs. Hamilton was
guest of honor. Three tables of
bridge were in play, Mrs. C. MacDonald gaining first prize and Mrs. Abrams, consolation, Delicious refreshments were served following cards.
Those present were Mrs. Hamilton,
Mrs. R. Abrams,, Mrs. J. Lockner,
Mrs. C. Whyte, Mrs. R. McNeil, Mrs.
Gear, Mrs. H. Parkinson, Mrs. C. Mc-
Donald, Mrs. J. Quinn. Mrs. W. Hudson, Mrs. A. Clarke, Mrs, J. D. Davies,, Mrs. U. Littler and Mrs. K,
* *    *
Mrs. Spooner and son Ronald left
on Wednesday for Nanaimo, Mrs.
Spooner is entering the lists as soloist at the Musical Festival.
* *    *
Mrs. J. H. Robertson and daughter
left for Nanaimo this morning (Friday).
* *    *
Friends of Mr. W. Davis, Minto,
will be pleased to hear that be is progressing favorably at the Vancouver
Ceneral Hospital and hopes to he
home in two weeks' time.
* *     *,■•
Messrs. Archie Dick and Stephen
Jackson arrived home from U.B.C.
at Vnncouver on Tuesday.
Eastern Star Hold
Wonderful Dance
"The best dance that has been put
on here in years" was the general verdict expressed with reference to the
dance of the Order of the Eastern Star
held in the Native Sons' Hall on Friday night last. Upwards of two hundred couples responded to the invitations sent out and to music supplied
by the Merrymakers' Orchestra had a
thoroughly enjoyable time.
Members of the Eastern Star spared
no pains in making the event an outstanding success. The decoration
scheme was carried out in the five
colors of the order with streamers
from the five points of a huge star in
the centre of the hall in which the
same color scheme predominated; this
star, by the way, provided the only
illumination. A similar lighting effect
was also introduced in the moonlight
waltz when a rotating arrangement
threw its beams of subdued color on
the colorful throng below.
An innovation was also introduced
in the supper room where, one hundred
at a time, the guests were served with
delightful refreshments at daintily
laid out small tables, all decorations,
even to the red star in the centre of
the ice-cream, being reminiscent of
the order.
Englishmen Honor
Their Patron Saint
Enjoyable   Dinner   and   Social
Held by Local Society
England's day and Shakespeare's anniversary was celebrated here Thursday evening when St. George's Society
held a very enjoyable dinner and social
evening. With Mr. Ben Hughes, this
year's president of the society as toast-
master, a capital loast list and programme had been arranged. The dinner, of Old English fare served in the
Community hall by the Strand Cafe
Co., left nothing to bc desired in the
way of quality, quantity and service.
The speeches of ihe evening were interesting and a high level of ability
and wis fairly well sustained throughout the evening.
Thc toasts were: The King, the
chairman; Canada, Dr. G. K. Mac-
Naughton, M.L.A., Mayor J. H. Maclntyre then read Rupert Brouk's "The
Soldier"; The Empire, Rev. M. W.
Lees; Shakes|)eare, Rev. T. L. Hipp;
England, Mr. R. U. Hurford. This toast
was followed by the company singing
"Land of Hope and Glory"—Elgar and
well known scenes of London on the
screen, shown by Mr. Stubbs. The Ladies, Mrs. P. V. Hall.
The company then adjourned to an
adjoining room where an enjoyable
concert was held. The first item was
some country dances by the Misses
Lynn Hilton. Sheila McMonntes, Phyllis and Katherine Capes, Ruby Col-
well, Palama Harvey, May Tylor and
Mable Dack. An old English play, "The
Masque of St. George" was confidently
done by a group of Mr. Stubb's entrance class boys. Douglas Thomas as
St. George. Coulton Hagarty, Philip
Le Mare, Bob Brown. Alec Bell, John
Le Mare and Marshall Bell. Songs by
Mrs. Harvey, Mrs. Tribe and Mrs. Ben
Hughes. Recitations from Shakespeare
by Mr. G. W. Stubbs; a humorous
sketch "Mayfair and Mile-End at the
Theatre", by Mr. and Mrs. F. V, Hall,
Mr. F. W. Tull and Mrs. Ben Hughes,
Community singing of old English
songs brought an enjoyable evening to
a successful close.
At the close of the programme, the
toastmaster took occasion to pay tribute to the energetic secretary of tho
socicy, Mrs. P. W. Tull, whose work
had made the even possible.
Mrs. E. W. Bickle entertained at
the tea hour on Tuesday afternoon at
her Dunsmuir avenue home. Spring
flowers were used in pretty arrangement throughout the reception rooms
Mrs. C. R. Drader, Mrs. Cooper and
Mrs. T. R. S. Graham assisted the
hostess in serving tea.
* ■*    *
Mrs. L, Francescini accompanied
the lotitl delegates to the W.B.A. convention at Victoria and is spending
thc week there.
* *    •
Mr. C. Dalton motored to Victoria
on Sunday where he is spending a
short holiday.
* *    *
Mr, V. Frelone, Miss D. Frelone
and Mr. .1. Walker motored to Nanaimo on Saturday returning the
same day.
* *      4
Mr. and Mrs. M, Brown and Mr.
and Mrs. J. Bond motored to Nanaimo on  Sunday  returning the same
* *    *
Mrs. F, Baird, Mr. H. Murdock
and Mr. Dawson, all of this city, left
on Sunday for Powell River on Wednesday.
Hi :-, :[■
Mr. and Mrs. J. Donnelly, Jr., and
Mrs. Jas. Baird motored to South Wellington to spend the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. J. Donnelly, Sr.
* .;■      *
Mrs. C. McDonald and boys motored
to Campbellton on Sunday. Mrs. A.
McNeill returned with them to her
home at that point after visiting here
for a few days.
* *    •
Norman Robinson and Dick Idlens
returned on Saturday from a week's
motor tour of the Cariboo Highway,
having gone ae far as Chase. They report a wonderful trip.
Miss Ivy Frew has gone to Powell
River where she will visit with her
sisters for a time,
Mrs. Jas. Baird and Bill motored on
Wednesday to Campbellton to visit
the former's sister, Mrs. A. McNeil.
* •    •
Misses Delina Frelone and Lily
Banks, of the Telephone staff, visited
Nanaimo on Saturday to witness the
Eagles-Burnaby Junior soccer match.
* »    *
Mr. and Mrs. J. Biggs and family,
of Nanaimo, spent the week-end here
with Mrs. Biggs' parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. McLellan, Sr.
Cumberland branch of the Canadian
Legion held its usual Saturday whist
drive and dance in Memorial Hall with
nine tables in play. Mrs. F. Slaughter
and Mrs. Morello won ladies' prizes; P.
McNiven and T. Robertson, Jr. cap-
Lured those for gentlemen. Refreshments, delicious and abundant, served
by the ladles of the Auxiliary, completed this part of the evening's entertainment, when the dance commenced,
lasting till midnight. A large and
jolly crowd attended and the Merrymakers' orchestra supplied snappy
* *    *
Mrs. F. Brownsey, of Sooke, former
resident of this city, arrived on Monday to spend a few days as the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. H. Mounce.
»    *    *
Carl Coe left on Monday for Richmond, Cal.
* *    *
The fine weather of the week-end
coupled with the fact that Nanaimo
was to be the venue of the Junior
Provincial soccer final between the
local Eagles and Burnaby, Induced
many residents of this city to journey
to the Hub City on Saturday. A large
number remained until Sunday to see
the match between New Westminster
"Royals" and Nanaimo City, won by
the latter. Interest also attached to
this game in that Henry Watson, popular Cumberland athlete, appears on
Nanaimo City lineup. Among those
motoring to Nanaimo were: Mr. and
Mrs. R. Coe and Carl; Mr. and Mrs. A.
Clark and family; Mr. and Mrs. J.
Watt; Mr. and Mrs. H. Buchanan; W.
McLellan. Jr., and a large number of
the younger sport fans.
Union Lodge No. 11, I.O.O.F., and
Harmony Rebekah Lodge No. 22, attended divine service at Cumberland
United Church on Sunday evening,
commemorating the anniversary of the
founding of Odd fellowship. There was
a very large attendance when Rev. J.
R. Hewitt delivered an eloquent address. The choir rendered special music
and tho edifice presented a spring-like
atmosphere with touches of flowers.
* *    *
Mr. and Mrs, R. Aitken are receiving congratulations qn the birth of a
son on Friday, April 24th.
* *    *
Mr. and Mrs. R. Littler, MrfU C.
Whyte. Miss Hilda Littler and W. Bennie motored to Nanaimo on Saturday.
* *    +
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Murray, Miss Ver-
na Murray, Miss Josie Burghiner and
Mr. and Mrs. W. Herd were visitors to
Nanaimo on Saturday, returning Sunday.
* *    *
The many friends of Miss Lou Sheppard will be sorry to learn that she is
a patient in the Cumberland General
hospital, having taken suddenly very
ill on Friday evening.
* *    #
Mr. and Mrs. D. Bannerman, John
and Leland motored to Nanaimo on
Saturday to witness the Eagles-Burnaby soccer match. They returned on
A rash—a skin .tore
Eczema f
DDD haa no rival In the treatment ot
skin disorders. A doctor's formula
thut doctors recommend. An active
fluid that destroys the disease germs
in the skin. DDD cools, soothes, heals.
The blemished skin to washed clean.
Ford Factory Doctor
Pays High Tribute
To Sargon Powers
"Sargon is one of the most powerful strengthening, reconstructive
tonics a nd body builders I have
known in the 30 years I have engaged in the practice of medicine,"
declared Dr. P> K. Drummond, for
12 years factory physician at the
Ford Motor Co., Detroit, who was
retained to examine the formula. "At^
this season of the year, especially,'
people who are in a run-down condition, due to simple anemia, thin,
watery blood, poor digestion or elimination, should benefit richly from
the Sargon treatment."
Dr. Drummand's straightforward
endorsement of Sargon is typical of
the unstinted praise it has received
from scores of other outstanding
physicians and explains why Sargon
is having the largest sale of nny tonic
medicine of its kind in the world today,
Sold by Lang's Drug & Book Store.
Cumberland Library
Cumberland, April 24.—The Cumberland Public Library Association met
this evening in the lecture room at the
building of the Cumberland Literary
and Athletic Association, when routine
business was transacted. The secretary
reported the receipt of the Government cheque for $200. The meeting
went on record as favoring the purchase of a number of books, both technical and fiction. The Cumberland library has been very successful ever
.ilnce its Inception, and the arrangements made with the Literary and
Athletic Association for the housing of
the books and with the Victoria Public Library for loan of books, has always worked very satisfactorily.
How's the
Old Eye?
Miniature Golf!
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Come to the Cumberland Miniature Golf Course and slap the
tittle white ball straight down the alley into the hole.   This is
a tricky course and lots of fun.
The Beauty Spot of the District
Cumberland Miniature Golf Course
Miss Nina Shields was the guest of
Miss Dilys Williams, Courtenay, during the week-end.
st * *
A committee of the Lady Forresters met at the home of Mrs. T. Carney, Allan avenue, on Wednesday
eveningf when arrangements were
made to holda banquet on May 11th,
for the celebration of Mother's Day.
Mrs. H. Mortimer paid a short visit to her mother, Mrs. Flora Baird,
Maryport avenue, returning to her
home in Powell River Sunday.
* *    *
Mrs. M. Hassell, of Vancouver, is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Genge, of
Minto. Mrs. Hassell was accompanied
by her son, Mr. R. Hassell, of Minto,
who  returned from a business trip
to Vancouver.
* *    *
Mrs. E. King spent several days last
week in Vancouver.
* *    *
Airs. Jas. Weir, Miss Chrissie Robertson and Tom Robertson motored to
Nanaimo on Saturday.
* *    *
Cumberland Welsh Society held their
regular weekly whist drive In Cumberland hall on Saturday evening with
eleven tables ln play. Mrs. T. McMillan and Mrs, E. Williams (substituting)
won first prizes with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Quinn securing second prizes. Dainty
and abundant refreshments were served by ladles of the society after the
* +    *
Complimenting Miss Marguerite
Herd on the occasion of her birthday,
a jolly crowd of young folk paid her
a surprise visit on Wednesday evening
last at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. Herd. Cards and games
occupied the guests and delicious refreshments were served by the young
ladies assisted by Mrs, Herd during the
evening. Miss Peggy Brown and T.
Conrod were winners at whist, while
Miss Edna Watson and A. Walker captured the bridge prizes. The honor
guest was the recipient of numerous
congratulations on the happy event.
Those present included Misses Annie
Brown, Edna Watson, Peggy Brown,
Isabelle Brown, Eileen McMillan, Nina
Shields, Kay Brown, Marguerite and
Isabel Herd, Messrs. Andrew Brown,
W, MacFarlane, A. Walker, Oeorge
Brown, T. Conrod, Eddie Hughes, D.
* ♦    *
High School classmates and friends
paid a surprise visit on Friday evening
to Miss Chrlssle Robertson, spending
a jolly time in various Indoor amusements and music. Girls of the company
served dainty refreshments during the
There is no need to throw away your old lawn-mower Just because lt is not working right.   We have Installed a	
Foley Elektrakeen Lawn Mower Sharpener
Sharpens all kind of hand mowers up to 22 inches In width.
Automatically sharpens blades and cutter bars together. Makes
an old mower like new. Bring you mower ln and make your grass-
cutting a real pleasure.
Robson Motors
General Auto Repairs and Blacksmithing
W. G. Geidt and Wm. Leighton
Slogan is
"Quality by Comparison"
We chose to sell "Sutton Seeds" (and we have sold a large
quantity) because hy comparing results, produced by using
Sutton's Seeds, we are convinced and satisfied with the quality,
and tho samo applies to	
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selected seed, which will prove true to type and color.
Especially wo recommend our Tomato Plants as being produced
from  "Goulds Market Ring", a clean, smooth,  real market
Tomato with delicious flavor.
With Seed, Plants and Trees It pays to buy the best at all times
oven though the price is a little more, it coili more to produce
good seeds, plants and trees. So it will surely pay you to buy
all your Garden Produce from	
The Garden Patch
The Elite Cribbage Club held their
usual weekly cribbage drive on Wednesday evening at the Cumberland
hall, twelve tables being in play. Mrs.
S. Millet- secured the ladies' first
prize. Appetizing refreshments were
served by a committee of ladies following th? card games.
Fathers Super-het-er-o-dyne.
Since father's got his Superheterodyne
To him a wireless wonder, superfine,
He's at it day and night, selfish crazy
with delight
Getting stations on his Superheterodyne.
Mother's life's unhappy, uninteresting, slow
Since father's got his Superheter-
She  enn't get to  a  whist drive,  a
dance or picture show
'Cause father's got his Superheterodyne.
It seems that father hasn't mediated
quite enough
On   how  his  disappointed   spouse
will bear this radio stuff.
Perhaps he'd better cogitate, go slow
and mend his ways,
Reduce time listening in to jazz
and  merry  roundelays.
Yos! mother says she'll got him hefore may days huve sped,
Some night he may get china, hut
—it will be on the head,
If ho persists in listening in—the art
ho loves so well.
'Twill not surprise me In the least,
some night if he gets, well
We'll  leave  the  place  unmentioned
but, if mother keeps uncivil,
I'll hct a pound, this radio hound,
will get the devil.
'Tis hoped that father will be kind
and generous, so
Take notice of the gathering storm
that darkens mother's brow.
Go back to mutual methods where,
love, peace and quietness shine
Much better far for father and his
—T. R. Jackson, Cumberland, B.C.
If the person, who is known, does
not stop spreading scandal about the
Willinmson family, action will have
to be taken, compelling said person
to desist.
Marsden  Road,
Cumberland, B.C.
April 27th, 1931.
SEALED TENDERS addressed to the
Purchasing Agent, Department of
Public Works, Ottawa, will be received at his office until 12 o'clock noon
(daylight saving), Tuesday, May 26,
1931, for thc supply of coal for the
Dominion Buildings and Experimental Farms and Stations, throughout
the Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Forms of tender with specifications
and conditions attached can be obtained from G. W. Dawson, Chief
Purchasing Agent, Department of
Public Works, Ottawa; H. E. Matthews, District Resident Architect,
Winnipeg, Man,; G. J. Stephenson,
District Resident Architect, Regina,
Sask.; Chas. Sellens, District Resident Architect, Cnlgnry, Alta.; and
C. F. Dawson, Acting District Resident Architect, Victoria, B.C.
Tenders will not be considered unless made on tho above mentioned
The right to demand from the successful tenderer a deposit, not exceeding IU per cent of the amount of
the tender, to secure the proper fulfilment of the contract is reserved.
By order,
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, April 27, 1931.       18-19
Battery Radio. Apply in first instance to Islander Office, Box 430.
FOR SALE—Delco Light Plant, 32
Volt, 16 batteries. Price $200.00.
This also includes enough heavy
wire to wire a medium size house,
a number of drops, cleats, brackets
and good lamps. Engine in first
4ass running order. Burns either
coal oil or gasoline.
FOR SALE—6-hole Albion Range.
Burns wood or coal. With hot
water reservoir at one end, warming oven, stove pipes, sand irons,
and a 40 gallon galvanized hot
water boiler. Range and boiler in
perfect order $45.
FOR SALE—4 H.P. Gas Engine.
Canadian Fairbanks, with galvanized supply tank, cooling tank and
dry battery for starting. In perfect running order $1 oo.
FOR SALE —Small size Cle-Trac
Tractor $450. Can be inspected at
any time at Darby Farm, Albert
Hend. F. F. Hlggs, R.M.D. 1, Victoria—or phone Belmont 15R.
Parish of Cumberland
Sunday, May 3, (Easter IV)
Denman, 11 a.m.; Union Bay,
2 p.m.; Royston 4 p.m.; Cumberland, 7 p.m.
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Cumberland and
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Phone 104Q
Dental Surgeon
Office Cor. of Dunsmuir Ave.
Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
j P. P. Harrison j
% Main Office
I Courtenay         Phone 268 ;
g Locss.1 Office ;
S Cumberland Hotel in Evenings ■
5 Telephone 116R or 24 {


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