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Maurice Chevalier
in The Big Pond' j
iimberland Islander
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Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Whippets Take     Increased Duty
Badfeating    tyou\d  Hurt
U.S. Mines
Campbell   River   Feather   Pushers
Take Nine Out of Twelve
The Whippet Badminton players
received the worst defeat of their
career on Friday night Inst when the
Campbell River players easily triumphed over the' local experts, taking nino out of the twelve games
ployed. A tine reception wns accorded the Cumberlanders and following
the serving of refreshments, after
the inter-club games, many friendly
games were played. Following are
the scores with the names of the
Whippets mentioned first in each instance :
Mixed Doubles—Mass Dando and
T. Graham vs. Mrs. Tucker and Mr.
Tucker, 16-21; Mrs. R. Robertson
and R. Bennie vs. Mrs. Pidcock and
J. Burgess, 6-21; Mrs. T. Shields and
C. Dando vs. Mrs. Pollard and T.
Hudson, 10-21; Miss Dando and M.
Graham vs. Mrs. Tucker and J. McNeill, 11-21; Mrs. Gordon and H.
Waterfield vs. Miss Thulin and J.
Barfleld, 20-21; Miss Sehl and W.
Whyte vs. Miss Mort and R. Pidcock,
15-21; Miss Gallivan and H. Bates
vs. Miss Mort and D. Smith, 21-12;
Mrs. Gordon and W. Hutchinson vs.
Mrs. Fornn and D. Smith, 10-21.
Ladies' Doubles—Miss Dando and
Mrs. Shields vs. Mrs. Tucker and Mrs.
Pidcock, 5-21; Miss Sehl and Miss
Gallivan vs. Mrs. Pollard and Miss
Mort, 9-21; Mrs. R. Robertson and
Mrs. Gordon vs. Mrs. Foran and Miss
Thulin, 14-21.
Men's Doubles—T. Graham and R,
Bennie vs. B. Carey and J. Tucker,
5-21; M. Graham and C. Dando vs.
T. Hudson and J. Pidcock, 21-16; W.
Whyte and H. Waterfield vs. J. Me-
Neill and J. Burgess, 13-21; H. Bates
and W. Hutchinson vs. T. Anderson
and J. Barfield, 8-21.
The home team scored 300 points
to 181 by the Whippets.
Upward* of Twenty Million Tons of
Coal Would Stop Coming
Into Canada
Washington, Feb. 24.—Coal producers of the United States received
with considerable anxiety last weak
reports of pressure being brought to
bear on the Canadian Government
for increased protection for Canadian coal, but subsequent despatches
from Ottawa concerning the reception of the demands from Alberta,
British Columbia and Nova Scotia are
said to have reassured American exporters.
Were the Canadian Government to
grant an increase in the tariff from
50 cents to $1.00 a ton, which it is
understood wa? asked by Nova Scotia interest:,, coal producers here believe an export of from fifteen to
twenty million tons a year would bc
"Sprag," "Dick," "Toy", "Jumbo"
and "Drakes", all well known Cumberland youths who rejoice in the
foregoing "nick-names" went cougar
hunting up Rough mountain, Lake
Cumberland, last week end. Although
they were not successful in bagging
any of the big cats, plenty of fresh
foot-prints were seen. The party intend going out again this week-end,
taking along with them sume well-
bred hunting dogs. Last week there
waB four feet of sn->.v up on the
Eagles' Soccer
Team Win The
Collieries Cup
Second   Piece  of   Silverware  Won
After Hectic  Struggle
Poit Alberni
Mayor Appears
In a New Role
Business  Men of West  Coast City
Entertained by Student of
Cumberland. Feb. 24.—The Whippet
badminton club were hosts to the
Cumberland Senior club on Monday
nifht when a series of very interesting
lames were played with the Whippets
winning twelve of the fifteen games
played and scoring 21 points to the
109 points of the visitors. Following
Uie .fames refreshments were served,
followed in turn by  many friendly
the names of the Cumberland .Senior
players mentioned flrst In each instance:
Men's Doubles
W. Kenmare and W. Moncrleff lost
to T. Shields and W. Whyte, 0-15; J.
Richardson and N. Robinson beat Bannerman and Frelone, 15-13; W. Smith
and M. Brown lost to G. Tarbell and
H. Waterfield. 1-15; J. Richardson
and O. Apps lost to H. Waterfield and
G. Tarbell, 3-15.
Mixed Doubles
W. Moncrleff and Mrs. Kenmare
lost to H. Waterfield and Mrs. Robertson, 6-15; W. Smith and Mrs. Smith
lost to W. Whyte and Mrs. Shields,
5-15; W. Brown and MrB. Brown lost
to T. Shields and Miss Sehl, 10-15;
W. Kenmare and Mrs. Roberts lost to
O. Tarbell and Mrs. Tarbell, 1-16; J.
Richardson and Mrs. Smith lost to
Bannerman and Mrs. Bannerman, ISIS; N. Robinson and Mrs. Bond lost
to N. Frelone and Miss Gallivan, Ills ; Apps and Mrs. Roberts lost to
Shields and Mrs. Shields, 2-15; Symons and Mrs. Kenmare lost to W.
Whyte and Miss .Sehl, 8-15.
Ladles' Doubles
Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Kenmare beat
Mrs. Robertsson and Mrs. Shields, 15-
13; Mrs. Roberts and Mrs. Kenmare
lost to Miss Sehl and Mrs. Tarbell,
4-15; Mi's. Brown and Mrs. Bond beat
Miss Gallivan and Mrs. Bannerman,
Card Parties Are
Still Very Popular
The Thursday Night Bridge Club
postponed their usual weekly meeting until Friday evening last, when
the members were the guests of Mrs.
W. Hutchinson. Two tables of bridge
were in play, winners being declared
as Mrs. J. H. Robertson, first prize,
and Miss Lou Sheppard second. Mrs.
Reed of Powell River and Mrs. A.
Lockhart were honor guests of the
evening. Delectable refreshments
were served by the hostess and a social hour enjoyed. Those present included: Mrs, J. H. Cameron, Mis- A.
Maxwell, Jr., Mrs. J. Bennie, Jr.,
Mrs. M. Stewart, Mrs. Reed, Mrs. A.
Lockhart, Mrs. W. Hutchinson, Mrs.
J. H. Robertson, Miss N. Robertson
and Miss L. Sheppard.
Mrs, Charles O'Brien entertained
a few friends at her home, Penrith
avenue on, Friday evening last. A
social evening was spent in whist and
mah jong; several interesting games
being played. Two very amusing
contests were indulged in and th^
''*iViTvliii'm~6f' Tfiem ^ccasioned"l**much
laughter. The hostess was aided in
serving refreshments by the Misses
Irene and Betty O'Brien. Guests
present included Mrs. H. Mounce,
Mrs. M. Nash, Mrs. M. Brown, Mrs.
Dunsmore, Mrs. G. Richardson, Mrs.
J. Horbury .Mrs. Tait, Mrs. O'Brien
and Miss A. Haywood.
Mrs. R. McNeil, Maryport avenue,
was hostess to the ladies of the Tuesday Night Bridge Club on Tuesday,
three tables of bridge being in play.
Mrs. W. Hudson won ladies first prize
Mrs. Kit Brown, second prize and
Mrs. C. McDonald consolation. Mrs.
Hamilton was guest of the club for
the evening. Refreshments and a social chat followed the end of play.
Those present included Mrs. Gear,
Mrs. R. McNeil, Mrs. W. Hudson,
Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs. H- Parkinson,
Mrs. J. Lockner, Mrs. K. Brown, Mrs.
R. Littler, Mrs. R. Abrams, Mrs. J.
Quinn, Mrs. J. D. Davis, Mrs. C. McDonald, Mrs. C. Whyte and Mrs. A.
Mayor Kendall, of Port Alberni,
appeared in a new role last week
when he was announced as thc chief
speaker at the business men's luncheon. A surprise awaited the audience
who had made a special effort to bc
in attendance, as Mayor Kendall declared his subject would be "the good
and welfare and moral uplift of humanity." In this connection there
were four principal points to be considered, he said—phrenology, pys-
chotogy, faceology and intuition, und
if all men, women and children were
taught to know these they would be
better citizens, and the world would
be a better and safer place to live in.
The Mayor placed three chairs, and
said he wanted three subjects to work
on. "No", he sharply interrupted, as
lunch-eaters began immediately to
suggest names for thc sacrifice, "I
will pick them myself."
Keith C. Wiles, who at one time
was on the staff of the Courtenay
Free Press, later with the Argus, now
a resident of Port Alberni, was one
of the subjects chosen by Mayor
Kendall. The following is what the
Port Alberni News says about it:
Too Bad for Wilet
"Mr. Wiles had a great head and
an intellectual face. Take his pen
away from him, he would be a lost
man. He was ambitious, yet there
was something lacking that stopped
him from becoming a great man. If
-yhaad hr.d been filled out a
little more and his facial contours
had been differently arranged he
might have been an R. B. Bennett,
but there he was just as nature had
made him, and he could not help
himself. He was a fairly honest man.
'I don't know the gentleman,' said
John, 'but that's the truth', whereat
there was a rejoinder from the gentleman himself and a murmur from
the audience that seemed to challenge John's professed lack of capacity for personal identification."
The Shuttle badminton club entertained a number of the members
of the Cumberland senior badminton club at the courts in the Band
hall on Thursday night and suffered
defeat by 0 games to 3 and only scoring 177 points to the visitors 212.
The games were thoroughly enjoyed
and during thc evening refreshments
were served. Following are the scores
with the Senior club players mentioned first in each instance:
Mixed Doubles—W, Smith and
Mrs. Smith beat R. Conn and Mrs.
R. Brown, 21-19; W. P. Symons and
Mrs. Kenmare heat W. Davis and
Mrs. Bobba, 21-0; Smith and Mrs.
Apps beat J. Davis nnd Miss E. Conn
21-11; Roberts and Mrs. Roberts beat
T .James nnd Mrs. Westfield, 21-17;
M. Brown and Mrs. Brown lost to H.
McNeil nnd Mrs. Hudson, 18-21; W,
Kenmare and Miss Richardson lost to
E. Hughes and Mrs. T. James, 13-21.
Ladies' Doubles—Mrs. Smith and
Mrs. Kenmare beat Mrs. Hudson and
Mrs. Bobba, 21-il; Mrs. Apps and
Miss Richardson beat Mrs. Westfield
and Miss Conn, 21-12; Mrs. Brown
and Mrs. Roberts beat Mrs. James
and Mrs. R. T. Brown, 21-20.
Men's Doubles—M. Brown nnd W.
Moncrieff beat T. James and H. McNeill, 21-14; Smith und Kenmare lost
to R. Conn and J. Davis, 13-21; W. p.
Symons and W. Moncrieff beat W.
Davis and E. Hughes, 21-12.
Unitde Church badminton club were
hosts on Friday evening at the church
hallwlien Shuttle club members paid
The ladies' auxiliary of the Cumberland Welsh Society met at the
home of Mrs. T. McMillan, West
Cumberland on Tuesday evening
when plans were completed for the
celebration of St. David's Day which
takes place Tonight (Friday). The
hostess served delicious refreshments
following the close of business, aided by Mrs, B. Tarr and Miss Mary
McMillan. Those present were Mesdames F. Covert, D. Morgan, A. G.
Jones, D. Price, E. Williams, S. Davis, H. Jackson, J. Hill, W. Davis, W.
Warren, S, Rees, J. Bond, J. Lewis,
J. Ellis, M. Brown, B. Tarr and T.
a return visit. Many interesting games
were played following which a .social
time was accorded the guests. Following is the result of games, the visitors
being first named ln each Instance:
Mixed Doubles—Mrs. Guy and T.
James lost to Mrs. Spooner and J.
Stewart, 6-15; Miss M. Walker and R.
Conn defeated Miss Marshall and H.
Ladies1 Literary
Musical Evening
On Thursday evening of last week,
the Union Bay Ladies' Literary society held their usual gathering, Mrs.
D. N. Haggart kindly loaning her
home for the occasion, when the subject chosen for the evening was
"Music," and "Composers and their
Compositions". The following programme was rendered and thoroughly enjoyed by all present: Outline of
the lives of several composers: Mrs.
Little, "Beethoven"; Mrs. Watt,
"Schuman"; Mrs. Stacey, "Schubert"
and Miss Steven "Mendelssohn."
Compositions were rendered by Mrs.
Home, "Slumber Song," Schubert;
Mrs. Thomas, Beethoven's "Sonata
Pathctique"; Mrs. Home, Schubert's
"Cradle Song"; Mrs. D. N. Haggart,
Mendelssohn's "Consolation"; also a
duet, "Installation March" by Mrs.
Haggart and Mrs. Home; piano selections, "Mon Ami," and "Eternal
Father," by Miss Searle; duet,
"Whispering Hope," by Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. D. N. Haggart; Song,
"Down the Vale," by Mrs. P. Reid;
Song by Mrs. Thomson, "When the
Swallows Homeward Fly" and selections of popular songs by Mrs. Glover and Mrs. Peters.
A vote of thanks was tendered by
the members to Mrs. D. N. Haggart
for the loan of her home for the
occasion. During the evening refreshments were served.
Brown, 15-3; Mrs. Bond and J. Bond    R|aLr.okiii-n   Violim'*
defeated Mrs, H. Brown and C. Spoon-    WWWUUI11    V 1V111I1 9
Widow Dies At
Scottish Home
er, 15-6; Miss James and G. Guy de
featcd Miss Laing and D. McLean, 15
10; Miss Johnston and V. Spencer de
feated Miss A. Gozsano and B. Wil
cock, 15-6; Mrs. E. Hunden and H. McNeil lost to Miss Randall and C. Horwood, 13-15.
.Ladies' Doubles—Mrs. Guy and Mrs.
James defeated Miss A. Oozzano and
Miss Randall, 15-5; Mrs. Bond and
Miss M. Walker defeated Mrs. Spooner
and Miss N. Marshall, 15-10; Miss Jean
Johnston and Mrs. Hunden defeated
Mra. Brown and Miss E. Laing, 15-11;
Men's Doubles—T. James and G.
Guy defeated B. Wilcock and C.
Spooner, 15-13; J. Bond and R. Conn
lost to J. Auchterlonie and D. McLean,
IMS; V. Spooner and H. McNeil defeated J. Stewart and H. Brown, 16-0.
Mr. and Mn. Robert Marshall, Royston Road, have received the sad news
of the death last week at Linlithgow,
Scotland, of their daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Matt Marshall, of pneumonia.
The deceased, whose husband was a
victim of the mining disaster last August at Blakeburn, had arrived with her
children Just liefore Christmas at her
old home in Scotland. Six children
are left to mourn the passing of both
parents. The family resided here
prior to removing to .Blakeburn,
A typical cup-tie wns played on
Sunday last on the Recreation
Ground when the Courtenay Good-
years and Cumberland Eagles crashed in the final for the Canadian Collieries trophy, a trophy that wus donated many years ago and won about
ten years ago by Union Bay where
it hns been resting ever '.ince.
The game on Sunday.was a hectic
one from many view points but the
finer points of soccer were entirely
forgotten, due no doubt to the eagerness of both sets of pis vers.
The teams lined u; prompty at
2:30 with J. Thoburn in charge. The
first few minutes were ir- Courtenay's
favor, a couple of goal '^icks resulting. Piny soon veered round but it
wan early to be seen that football was
almost entirely forgotten, the players evidently being bent on getting
the ball away, the result was that
very few .real good moves were witnessed. Neither set cf forwards
showed any signs of ever finding the
goal, although it must be said that
the Eagles had the better of the exchanges with Grier in the Courtenay
goal bringing off one or two good
saves. Courtenay, however, came
within an ace of scoring when the
home team left back passed back to
his goal keeper, the ball almost rolling across the line. Both teams were
trying hard for the opening goal and
heavy charging became quite frequent. Stant, the home inside left
appeared to have a special grudge
against the visiting goalie und was
repeatedly impeding . On one occasion after the goal keeper had given
him the slip, Stant chased Partridge
who wns travelling towards the Cumberland goal, charging him heavily in
the hack. Referee Thohmn warned
the home forward who took the referee's remarks to heart and was a
good boy for the rest of the half. The
breather arrived with a blank sheet
neither side being able to score. The
home team had a slight advantage in
the first half and but for,.the excellent work of Grier would'have ffifcfi
at least one up. Just before half time
the Courtenay goalie saved three
good shots in as many minutes and
was given a big hnnd for his work.
The second half was very similar
to the first with neither side showing
signs of scoring. Gibson bad several
chances but took first time pots at
goal, all his efforts going high over
the bar. One shot which came from
the home right almost beat Grier but
with a mighty fine effort he placed a
difficult shot past the post and immediately afterwards dropped on one
of Jock Campbell's near the foot of
the post. After thirty minutes of
play in the second half, the Cumberland left travelled down the field.
Stant got possession, beat the back
and was making tracks for goal Grier
left his post to intercept thc inside
left with the result that hoth went
down and during the scrimmage the
ball was lobbed in front of goal for
Campbell to open the scoring. The
game became faster until thc close
and just four minutes from time up.
Bickle stumbled in the penalty area,
handling the ball nt the same time.
From the spot kick, Searle scored,
putting the teams on the level once
more, and after ninety miutes of play
the score was still tied.
Extra time of fifteen minutes ench
way was ordered. Both teams tried
hard for the lead and better football
was witnessed during the overtime
period than at any period of the
game. Both goals had narrow-
escapes but it wus not until thc last
half minute of the second overtime
period that Campbell scored the winning counter. Immediately following
the close of the game .Weir of Cumberland and Auchinvole of the Courtenny team tangled. One or two
blows were struck before the plnyers
were separated.
Mr. Thomas Graham presented the
trophy to the captain nf the winning
team, with a few brief remarks.
It was a hectic struggle with the
home team having a slight advantage
all through. As the Eagles have already won the Neill cup, this makes
the second piece of silverware to
adorn the club's headquarters.
Cumberland—Goal, .1. Walker;
backs, Bickle and Brown; halves, Tobacco, Conrod, Weir; forwards, Howie, Gibson, Campbell, Stant, Bartholdi.
Courtenay—Goal, Grier; backs, \V.
Auchinvole, H, Stewart; halves, H.
Strachan, Searl, Little; forwards, A.
Auchinvole, J. Strachan, Brown, Par
tridge, McNeil.
The annual report of the ladies'
auxiliary of the Cumberland General
Hospital has just been made known
and shows that during the year, receipts from all sources, including tag
duy ,dance and members dues were
S 112.53 with expenditures totalling
$709,84. This sum was expended in
sheets, bed spreads .pillow cotton,
blankets, towels, etc., also bed for
maternity ward.
The officers for 1031 are Mrs. K.
Brown, president; Mrs. G. J. Richardson, vice-president; Mrs. J. J,
Potter, treasurer; Mrs. H. Parkinson, secretary.
Ascertain City's
Electric   Lighting   Company   Versus
City Case Briefly Reviewed
At the regular meeting of the City
Council on Monday there were pie-
sent in addition to His Worship Mayor Maxwell. Aldermen C. J. Parnham, J. Ledingham, J. Williams, W.
Henderson, W. P. Symons and D.
Bannerman. Very little business
came before the council and after
passing Kills nnd accounts amounting
to $732.40, reports of committees
were received which showed all departments to be working very satisfactorily.
The mutter of the sewer connection at the residence of Mr. R. Abrams Lame up for discussion when it
was resolved to charge "Mr. Abrams
with last year's tux for the privilege
of the connection and instructed the
city clerk to collect the tax from
now on. The collecting of the tax was
dropped in a former ctiy clerk's term
but the council thought it unfair to
expect Mr. Abrams to pay all the
dues since that period as it was entirely the fault of the former city
A communication was received
from the solicitor for the city in the
Electric Light versus City case with
reference to the developments to date
and the registering of certain documents with the proper authorities.
In speaking of the decision ht
dov& ~ftfrpOT "fif"^^ Ap
peal, Mayor Maxwell said, "the decision has been a distinct shock to
some people, but we have got to see
this thing through. At the price set.
?74,000.(10, I am of the opinion that
we can easily take it over and carry
on, but I feci that if I were the head
of u private company I would be in
favor of taking this caso to the highest court in the land. It is the ratepayers we have to consider, however,
and we cannot spend as perhaps some
of us would like to." Several of the
Aldermen entered into a general discussion with Alderman Symons asking some questions about the case,
whicb he was not quite clear on. He
also advanced one or two suggestions
which will be considered by the council. At the end of the discussion
it wns resolved to instruct the city
clerk to write the Inspector of Municipalities, Mr. Robert Baird and enquire the extent of the borrowing
powers of the city.
Before the meeting adjourned, Alderman Henderson brought up the
matter of stop-signs in the city. He
said that many motorists were disregarding the signs and he thought
the City should prosecute all who
were caught breaking the traffic law.
The city clerk who also acts as chief
of police was instructed to get as
much information as possible on the
matter and report at the next meeting of the council. The Chief of Police was also instructed to warn all
nnd sundry to keep off the boulevards, especially at this time of tbe
year, as n groat deal of damage could
he done t0 tho growth if people weie
allowed to use the boulevards as u
sidewalk. The chief reported that he
had been busy chasing youngsters off
for some time and tf he saw anyone
on at all he notified them to keep
Suggested For
Game Act
— #
Fatal Shooting Accident* Has Caused
Considerable  Concern   to
Victoria,   Feb.   26,    Shooting  accidents  in  British  Columbia  woods
has caused considerable concern, and
authority  to  refuse gun   licensor  to
those who ,in the opinion of the Commissioner of Police are not  fitted to
carry firearms, is nne of the twenty-
two provisions in the bill to amend.
the Game Act. offered to the Legislature today  for second  reading.  The
third party insurance against   hunting   accidents,   prohibition   of   high
power rifles in wooded districts and
many   other   suggestions   have   also
been advanced to the department for
consideration,   Hon.   R.   H.   Pooley,
K,C, told the House in his explanation of the terms of the Bill. Second
reading was deferred ut tho request
of the opposition. Existing legislation
already gave the right to suspend or
cancel shooting licenses,  but  not  to
refuse to  issue  them  again   in  the
next   year,  said   Pooley.     Tbe   Bill
would make good this deficiency, and
place this authority in the hands of
Col.  J.  H.  McMullen,   Commissioner
of Police. Permission could be refused to nny one who was cureless, incompetent, or who had already taken
human life in the bush, he explained.
Seven fatal accidents through shootings had taken place on Vancouver
Island   last   year  continued   the   Attorney General, and it had become a
serious question  as to  whether the
Government should prohibit the use
of powerful rifles in wooded country.
Pit-lamping penalties,  giving  Magistrates  discretionary   power   to   fine
offenders $500 instead of a non-optional jail term were proposed, continued Pooley .stating he himself had
narrowly escaped death at the hands
of a pit-lumper one year.
Veterans Trim
League Leaders
Cumberland and District Cribbage
League Games Drawing to
a   Close
Interest   in  the  Cumberland and
District   Cribbage   league  games   is
still being well maintained nnd there
were several spectators at the Memorial hall "ii Wednesday night on the
occasion of the meeting of the Veterans and the shipping boys.    This
game was one of the most important
played on Wednesday, the wise-acres
figuring lhat if the Vets could heat
the champions and the Comox plnyers
heat the Eagles, Union Bay and Comox would once more be tied at the
top of the league, The Veterans came
through   strong   and   defeated   the
shipping  hoys  by  22  points to  14.
The tirst   two  rounds  in  this game
were  in   favor  the   Vets,  the third
round  Union  Bay took  five  of the
six  played  to  even  the  score.    The
Vets went right out after their opponents in the next round and took
five out of the six, maintaining the
lead  until   the  finish.   A   messenger
was sent out at the close of the game
to find out the result of the Comox-   .
Eagles game. After an anxious wait
Bobby  Brown  returned  antl  notified
the   Union   Bay   players   that   the
Eagles   had   beaten   Comox   by   22
points to 14. Thc win of the Eagles
helped   Union   Bay   considerably   as
the lead of two points is still maintained. Other games played included
Oddfellows versus Conservatives, the
former winning by 19 points to 17;
Athletics versus Courtenay Elks, the
latter being on  the short  end of a
19-17 score. The teams rest for two
weeks when the final games in the
league schedule will be played. The
next   games   will   be   watched   with
keen interest.    Union Bay entertain
the   Vets,   the   Eagles   the   Comox
twelve, the Conservatives the Oddfellows   and   the   Athletics   will   have
Courtenny  as   visitors.   Following  is
the  league  standing  right   up-to-the
date: League   Standing:
Thomas Graham
Leaves for Ottawa
Union Boy
Veterans    .
Eagles .
L   D Pts.
Mr. Thomas Graham, of Cumber- 	
land, leaves on Sat^ay.mojnlag for , .Courtenay   £ -^&- If'   8 10
^OtJmvB "'here }$>• w^fcvm ■cna »f a~  ■*"■ —
delegation from the Cumberland JOLLY SURPRISE
Board of Trade presenting a petition PARTY.
to Prime Minister R. B, Bennett,
praying for a tax on fuel oil, Whilst
In Ottawa, Mr. Graham will attend
the annual convention of the Canadian In.stitute of Mining and Metallurgy which convenes at the Chateau-
Laurier from March 1th to 0th. Mr.
R. Hlndmarch, of Nanaimo, will accompany Mr. Graham to Ottawa and
the third member of the delegation,
A. W. Neill, M.P., will leave the Island on March 5th. The delegation
hopes to meet the Premier about the
11th of March.
Mrs. W. T. Turnbull, Maryport
uvenue, was hostess on Wednesday
evening, two tat.les of bridge being
in play. The prize for the highest
score of the evening went to Mrs. II.
Bryan. Dainty refreshments were
: i i ved at thi' end of play. Those present included, Mrs. A. Clinton, Mrs.
J. Conway, Mrs. McCreadie. Mrs.
Kelly, Mrs. J. Shortt, Mrs. II. Bryan,
Mrs. T. II. Mumford. Mrs. W. Cope
ami Mrs. Turnbull.
Mrs. W. Newman was an informal
bridge hostess on Wednesday evening at her home on Allen avenue,
three tables being in play. Mrs. Littler was the winner of the first prize
and Mrs. R. Toman the second. After
refreshments had been served by tbe
hostess, ten-cup reading proved to be
very entertaining and amusing. Those
present were Mesdames C. Whyte, J,
Lockner. J. Frew, Rood, R. Toman,
R, Littler, W. Newman and Misses
Winnie Calnan. M. Lockner. I. Frew
and Messes. W. Newman and C. Newman.
A jolly surprise party was held on
Thursday evening when a number of
the friends of Mrs, Dave Stevenson
called at her home. She was a very
surprised holy indeed and after explanations bad been made the callers
were made very welcome. The evening wus delightfully spent in dancing, singing and games. Bounteous
refreshments were Berved and those
present included Mesdames D. Stevenson, T. Armstrong, C. Polkinhorne
nnd E. Brown, the Misses Katie and
Josie Bono, Annie Beveridge, Emma
Picketti, Josephine Frceburni Mary
Gozzano, Harriet McNulty, Beatrice
Cavellero, Edna Conrod, Vera Picketti, Messrs. Stevenson, P. Cameron,
Victor Bono, Harold Conrod, George
Raga, L. Bartholdi, .lack Hill and C.
The Men's Musical under the direction of Mr. C. W. Sillence journeyed to Coombs on Wednesday evening where they gave a delightful
concert to n large and appreciative
For the past thirty-five years the
Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department bave celebrated March the 17th
St. Patrick's Day, usually with a huge
masquerade ball, The main idea for
these annua) celchrntions is to raise
a little money to enable the department to carry on. Tbe affair has always been looked upon by residents
of thc whole district, yea from as
far north as Campbell River and as
far south as Parksville, interested
people have come to Cumberland for
the firemen's annual celebration on
this day, recognizing that it was the
Cumlierland firemen's day, It was,
therefore, a distinct shock to many in
Cumberland when word was received
that the Native Sons' of Courtenay
had decided to hold a dance on March
the 17th in Courtenay. The local firemen were very disappointed at first
but havo since renlized thnt when the
A jolly party was hold on Wednesday night by the members <>f the
hoard of management of Cumberland
General Hospital Association nnd a
few friends when Mr. William Eadie,
who has been tbe honorary auditor
of the association for the past few
years was honored, being presented
with a handsome sol of golf sticks.
The Indies of the Thursday evening bridge club met this week at the
home of Miss J. E. Robertson, two
tables being in [day, Mrs. W. Hutchinson was first prize winner and Mrs.
J. II. Robertson second. Mrs. Reed,
of Powell River, was honor guest of
the club for the evening. Dainty refreshments were served by the hostess and those present included Mrs.
Reed, Mrs. .1 .11. Cameron, Mrs. J. H.
Robertson, Mrs. .1. Bennie, Jr., Mrs.
A. Maxwell, Jr.. Mrs, W. Hutchinson, Mrs. M. Stewart and (he Misses
L. Sheppard and J. E. Robertson.
goorl   people   of   this   district   realize
that it is essentially Cumberland's
day, tbey will flock to the annual
masquerade in  increasing numbers.
Mrs William Eadie entertained on
Wednesday evening from <> to 0
o'clock at a delightful children's
party in honor of her daughter, June,
who celebrated her ninth birthday.
The little guests had a wonderful
time, taking part in various amusing
games and contests. Prizes were
awarded Elizabeth Conn and Doris
Brown for musical arms; Elizabeth
Conn for the guessing contest ond
Margaret Shortt the peanut hunt.
Pink ami mauve decorations were
used to advantage in a pretty color
scheme. The well-laden tabic complete wtlh place cards and favors was
centred with a beautiful birthday
cake gaily decoruted and alight with
nine candles. Daintily tilled baskets
were given each little guest, happy
faces reflecting their appreciation of
thc occasion. June was the recipient
of many rcmcmbrancdi .testifying to
her popularity. Misses Muriel and
Margaret Shortl helped the hostess
in caring for the needs of the little
ones. Invited guests were Gladys
Brown, Dot Hrown, .Muriel Maxwell,
Betty Cope. Hetty Shortt, Alfredo
Sommerville, Elizabeth Conn, Gladys
Wood, Linda Cavellero, Doris Brown,
Helen Robertson, Margaret Shortt,
Muriel Shortt, June and Robin Eadie.
To Mr and Mrs. W Waugh, Royston Road, at Cumberland general hospital on Friday. February 20th, n son.
To Mr. and Mrs H. Cass, West Cumberland, at Cumberland General hospital on Thursday, February 19th, a
To Mr. and Mrs W. Crawford, of
Campbrllton, on Saturday, February
2lst, at the Cumberland general hospital, a daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. ('. Buttress, Jr., arc
receiving congratulations on the
birth of a soil.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Tobacco are receiving congratulations on the birth
of n daughter. PAGE TWO
The Cumberland Islander
WE SAID it onee before, not so very long ago
and we hasten to say the same again . . .
there are two ways of gutting into a newspaper . . . purchasing an interest and purchasing an interview. There is still another way ...
pulling the wool over the editor's eyes and getting
in for nothing. This is a very popular form oi
entry. It was pulled off on us again during the
week end. As these lines are written we have before US a letter dated February 19th and on perusing same we find that the whole letter is practically advertising two events that arc to take place
shortlv. The letter is not even signed, only initials
which our office hoy has been unable to identity.
The writer might have had the common decency
to sign the letter in full, we then would have been
able to interview the person and explain now impossible it would be for us to publish thi' 10(1
words which the letter contained and which were
purelv and simply advertising . . . for nothing.
Whilst we must admit that tlie events to be staged
are for a worth-while organization, we cannot possibly publish all that is suggested in the letter. It
would not be fair to other organizations in town.
Besides we have to pay wages, light ami fuel. \\ e
have to pay for the ink we use. the paper we print
on and many other incidentals, and we must make
a ruling that anything published for concerts,
gymnastic displays, home-cooking stalls, whist
drives, etc. where an admission lee is charged or
where the sole object is to make money, will have
to be treated as advertising and paid for as such.
In conclusion, please don't try to pull wool over
the editor's eves, it only makes him see "red",
with the result that all in the oit'ice get "hail Columbia."
hi-erh, witli wooden handle and steel s| oon shaped point,
tt has a handgrip in the upper section uf wooden handle.
The method of employment is to grasp the handle in both
hands, to push it into the ground ami then to heave with
circular motion towards the left shoulder, clearing the
ground of debris. Continue until exhausted or until tbe
required depth is reached.
The other instrument also has a wooden handle about
tbe same length. One end is inserted into a 110-inch section of sharpened steel, double pointed, lt is used in the
following manner: CJrasp the wooden handle firmly, and,
using il as a lever, raise the double pointed steel until the
whole instrument has reached shoulder beighth or higher.
Then swing it downwards, overcoming if possible the
force of gravity, passing it on the way down, When one
of tbe points sticks into the ground, give it a slight heave,
to remove earth and rocks. Then repeat until the stomach warns you it is time to knock off work.
These tools comprise the only two known instruments
for finding gold coin or silver or minerals, although
others of scientific extraction have been tried. They have
been employed since the time of the Pharoahs, although
Ihe form hus been modified from time to time. Apart
from a hopeful disposition, a strong back, a cast iron
stomach and a tendency to romance, tliey comprise the
principal stork in trade of our Canadian prospectors.
They have been used with great ^ucrtss all through the
north for generations and we have no doubt that if you
nee lire rhem and try them you will eventually, If not
now, find gold and silver coin, even though tbe minerals
should escape you.
The names of these two very wonderful but very practical Instruments are—Pick and Shovel.
We need hardly point the moral of this little story
during times like these wben there ^ a general discarding
of get-rich quick ideas to return to sound old-fashioned
principle}; and pick antl shovel methods—Financial Times.
The Cumberland High School Athletes received another disappointment
this week from Powell River wben
word was received Thursday evening
from the Paper Town that the bas-
ketballers and footballers chosen to
play Cumberland could not make the
trip. Last time, fog interfered with
the teams travelling. This week word
came through thut owing to sickness
and several other causes it was found
impossible to get the Powell River
High school athletes to travel. Naturally ,the local boys and girls were
disappointed as all arrangements for
the accommodation of the visitors
bad been made. Basketball was to
have been played tonight and following tlie games the visitors entertained
at a theatre party at the llo-llo. A
football game was tu have been played Saturday afternoon and to finish
up with, a big dance in the Memorial
hall, Sunday morning the visitors
were going to he shown the district
before taking the afternoon boat
back to Powell River. .lust when the
games will be played bas not yet been
decided. The local utbletes are ready
at any time it Is up to the Powell
Riverites to name the day.
BEFORE listening tothe complaint of your children about the general fiendishness of the
teachers, and getting all worked up and excited over it, it is better to reflect a little. Remember your one, or a half dozen cherubs drive you
crazy about half the time, and bear with the
teacher who is making for you intelligent men and
women out of as unpromising raw material as
you were twenty or thrity years ago. Remember
that beside* your boy, who of course everybody
knows is an angel, teacher has to contend with
that awful boy of your neighbor's and you know
full well what a terror he is.
A READER of Tbe Northern Miner asks the editor "if
there is obtainable an instrument for the location of
gold, or silver coin or mineral". The answer is that
there are several but two of them are best known and
most widely known by our prospectors. These two are
described as follows:
One of them is an instrument standing about three feet
THK incident was a serious one. Two upturned cars
ami half a dozen injured persons by the roadside
indicated this at first glance.
Motorists from both directions stopped and did their
best to render first aid and get the most seriously injured
started for the nearest hospital—which was far too far
That enemy of motorists, shattered glass, had rendered
its usual havoc, particularly with one of the drivers from
whose arm a spurting flow advertised extreme danger,
None of us seemed to know exactly what to do until
a mure lad pushed bis way through tbe crowd wrapped
his handkerchief around the patient's arm, slipped a jack-
knife beneath it, und then with a screw driver, which he
picked up from the ground, gave the tourniquet a few
expert twists.
It did the trick.
"Loosen this for a few seconds every ten minutes," be
said, "and then tighten it up again. You will bave trouble
if you don't."
The man was rushed to the hospital and the hoy started
back along the line of automobiles. I stopped him and
asked where hi1 hud learned to stop arterial bleeding.
"It's one of the first things a Roy Scout bus to leurn",
be said with a smile, "but I guess I will just cull it my
good turn for today. You know we pledge ourselves to
do at least one good turn daily and I was just telling dad
that I was behind time for today."
And that's all the boy had to say about saving a life.
He probably did not even realize that he had lutight a
score of adult citizens the real meaning of his organiza-
S:Vsv     ■ '■■'. ^^v.''*^'*
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turn's motto—"Re Prepared".
-Richard S.  Rond.
dtanabtau iBehiral Aaanrtatiatt
Questions concerning health, addressed to the Canadiun Medi-
cnl Association, 18-1 College St.,
Toronto, will be answered personally by letter.
Water h usually so readily obtained that we do not think much about
it. It is only when we arc thirsty
and there is no water available that
we begin to appreciate what water
means to us.
About seventy per cent of the
weight of our bodies is water. It is
not possible to state just bow much
vater we should use, but it is evident
ihat WO require considerable amount
the amount required varies depending upon the temperature and humidity of the uir und upon the type of
work whicb each person is engaged.
On a hot summer day. ;i man working
out of doors gets rid of considerable
.mount of water because be perspires
freely and the water is evaporated
'rom his skin. Such it man needs to
■ I*ink water freely and frequently in
order to replace what is lost, On the
dher hand, little wuter a required
iiy the person who sits quietly in n
moderately-heated room, nnd who
does not perspire.
.Most people do not drink wuter in
ufTicient quantities. It is likely true
; hut muny persons would feel better
ind would actually be healthier if
hey were to increase the amount of
water used. This can be done by developing the habit of drinking a glass
or two of water before breakfast nnd
between each meal.
It is not sufficient to rely upon a
sense of thirst. Thirst should be
quenched. If, however, ns is the case
with most of us, we have not attended to the natural demand for water
unless it was so pressing as to make
is uncomfortable, our sense of thirst
becomes so blunted as not to be a
;afe guide with regard to our needs
for water.
There is no objection to a moderate use of water with meals, providing that drink is not taken while
there is food in the mouth. Water or
..ther beverages must fltrre-c be used
to wash down food.
Excess is never desirable, und if
•ix glasses of water are good, it does
not follow that twelve are twice as
jrood.   There  are  certain   conditions
when excessive use of water muy be
definitely   harmful.
Our bodies require water for the
regulation of tht ir beat through perspiration. Water is also needed to secure regular und complete elimination of body wastes.
A daily wator-dr inking routine
should be established—a glass or two
before breakfast and between each
meal. There is no reason why this
routine could not be followed. It is
one of the simple rules of healthy
living, thc practice of which entails
nr, expenditure of money.
question of cure and the time required for cure become most important
We should never lose sight of the
fact that when the disease is diagnosed enrly, there is every chance of
cure, providing that proper treatment is started without delay and
continued for as long ns it is necessary. The chance for cure decreases
proportionately with the delay in beginning the treatment. The longer
treatment is postponed,; the more
time will be required to obtain results.
Any person who hus been exposed
to tuberculosis—-and this generally
means anyone who has lived in a
home where there has been an active
case—should be regularly examined
by a physician. The reason why such
examinations are recommended is
that if disease does occur, it will be
detected in its earliest stuges and
treatment secured without delay, The
person who, for any reason, suspects
Dramatic Soprano, well known musically in Toronto and Western Canada,
who will be soloist with thc Canadian
National Railways' All-Canada Symphony Hour, February 22nd. Mrs.
Davies was for several year? soprano
soloist wilh thi; National Chorus of Toronto and in thc early years of the
Toronto Symphony Orchestra acted a?
soloist with tbem. Her home is now in
Saskatoon, Sask.
thnt he may have tuberculosis, should
go immediately to his doctor for an
Early diagnosis is the key which
unlocks the door to cure. Early
treatment is the stitch in time which
prevents the serious and sometimes
complete destruction of body tissues
which the germ tuberculosis Causes
If allowed to go unchecked.
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Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Although remarkable progress has
been made in the campaign against
tuberculosis .this disease still remains
one of tin most powerful foes with
which tho human family has to contend.
The progress which bus been madt'
ii encouraging, particularly because
it has been realized in spile of the
fuel thai no specific means of either
preventing or curing tuberculosis has
Us yet been discovered.
The majority of persons take into
their bodies, fairly early in life, the
germs which cause tuberculosis. In
most persons, the germs lie dormant
because tin.1 powers of resistance of
the human body are kept nt a sufficiently high level to hold tbe germs
in check.
It is when the body resistance is
lowered that the dormant germs have
their chance, and they then become
active, causing the disease which we
know us tuberculosis,
Body resistance may be lowered by
many causes, among which are worry,
over-fatigue, poor diet, or the occurrence of some debilitating disease.
These conditions are not the direct
cause of tuberculosis, but tliey act as
contributory causes by lowering body
resistance and giving the germs which
cause the disease an opportunity to
become active,
If   tuberculosis   does   occur,   the
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March 2nd, 3rd and 4th
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Speedboats roar to victory. See the bif
doings on moonlit nights at a classy
summer hotel. See the new dance sensation. Hear three sensational song hits.
Get the thrill of youi* lafftime from the
funniest picture we have ever shown.
Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th
Monday and Tuesday, March 9th and 10th
Buck Duane was too fast on the draw
as he galloped out of town, a Sheriff's
posse at his heels. Over the vast
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"Cas gwr na charo y wlad a'i
Maco" is an adage old and true,
which means that "hated is the man
who does not love the country where
he was reared".
The Irishman was right when he
said, "Every dacent man loves his
native land, even if he were not born
In these times when the people of
all countries have migrated to this
continent, patron saint days are not
now devoted to religious ceremonies
as much as to patriotic reunions. And
why not, when there is so great cause
for such observance as the Welsh
have? Their birthplace was the
Garden of Eden. Adam and Eve
their father and mother. Their friends
the Irish, have always been a little
jealous of the Welsh, because it was
Mother Eve that flrst set the fashion
of "wearing of the green". The
Welsh have a scriptural right for Baying that the Sons of Gomer went
When Purchasing
See that it bears the name of Hot-
point or Manning-Bowman which
stand for outstanding quality in Electrical Appliances.
A full line of percolators, waffle irons
grills, vacuum cleaners, irons, curling
tongs, etc., always on hand.
for Sale by
Cumberland Electric Lighting
Company Limited
Yes, the
is solved!
"I'm going lo aniwer-—
someday." Of course you
intend to write that long-
promised letter to a faraway friend or relative, but
you keep putting if off until
"tomorrow", and, somehow,
tomorrow never comes.
The fact is, you juit
don't like writing letters. If
you could only apeak, instead of writing, it would
be different. Well, you can
—by using the long-dia-
tance telephone.
The telephone is the solution to your correspondence
problem. Instead of putting off until tomorrow,
telephone today.
out and peopled the isles of the sea
before the rest of humanity lost their
original tongue, "the Cymraeg"
(Welsh), in the confusion of Babel.
We have two saints in this one month
of March, St. David, patron saint of
Wales, and the other noble Welshman St. Patrick, whom the Irish celebrate on the 17th. Why should we
not be proud ? Too often love of
country finds expression in war song
and battle verse, and patriotism is
confounded with militarism. All this
is .strenuous sometimes, perhaps it
is needful, but this is not the patriotism I would proclaim on St. David's
Day. Looking back on the centuries
we have our 'Llewelyn ein llyw olaf"
(the last prince), and many others
worthy of praise and honor:
"Their swords are rust ,
Their cause was just,
Their souls are with their God
we trust."
But for my theme (rive me the
simple strenuosity of peace, the
charm, the beauty, the tenderness
and sweetness of thi' songs of St.
David. I love the \Vnles and tbe
Welsh of music and song, of poetry,
and preaching, of liberty and love.
"Cymru Ian Gwlad y Gan." I love
to think of Caradog with his fiddle
rallying the miners and their families
inRhonddn Valley, uniting their great
voices in the blended, harmonies of
the oratorios. I revere the memory
of J. Ambrose Lloyd, Tnnymarion,
Ieuan Gwylit, composing their anthems, arranging their hymns and
conducting congregational choruses.
I love to think of Gwilyn Gwe'nt, who
from the darkness ot.the coal mine
brought summery brightness to his
people with his glees and part songs.
I love to think of the thousands who
have been borne on the swelling pinions of that noble tune "Aberystwyth" (Parry), until their noble souls
grow and expand in the very atmosphere of paradise, nnd lowly lives
have been lifted to greater heights in
the illuminating glory that shines
round nbout the throne of God. Let
others sing the conqueror who slays.
I sing the glory of the singer who
makes his brother mart forget for a
time the sordid struggle of poverty
and sways him upwards to the very
gates of heaven. "Let me make the
songs of a nation and T care not who
makes the laws". Surely the "hwyl"
has not vanished from our people;
the "Amen" still burns and flames
into glory. They call the Welsh emotional people ,but who can listen unmoved when in the Welsh language
some saintly messenger of God, his
hoary head a benediction to his children, is lining out the hymn:
"Golwg ar Galafaria draw wna
im wylo
Weled lesu ai ddwylaw wedi ei
hoelio," etc.
It as unseemly that men whose
bodies are bent with tabor, and faces
wrinkled with care raise their souls
on high and cry "glory hallelujah"?
Thank God for all those strenuous
yet simple sons of St. David.
We could name many Welsh pioneers on this side of the Atlantic,
but why enumerate them? Wherever
there has been a wilderness to reclaim, wherever there has been a desert to blossom as the rose, wherever
there have bcen mineral riches to
bring out of the unwilling rock,
wherever there has been the work of
the world's progress to perform, the
Welshman has been there. His praises
are not sung, his work is not eulogized, bis name is unknow, but he is
"Fel ulltud yn hiracthu am ei
wlad". We find him on the farm and
in the mill sweating in the fierce fire
of his energy, shaping, moulding and
fitting the stubborn steel. "Pouring
his splendid strength in every blow
The conscience of him testing every
stroke to make his deed the measure
of a man." Yes, that is the fate of
the son of St. David, strenuous yet
simple. I venture to say thai when
the old "Cymro's" soul "goes marching on", that throughout Eternity,
as in his early life, he will still be a
son of St. David, strenuous yet simple and joining with joy the immortal
choir of heaven.
Cumberland and Union
Waterworks   Co.,  Ltd.
Phone 75
A. B. CLINTON, Manager.
is easy to digest
Another Drop of Lumber Prices
No. 1 Common Fir or Cedar, rough $16.00
No. 1 Common Fir or Cedar, dressed or sized .... 18.00
No. 1 Common Fir Shiplap 8" and 10"  16.00
No. 1 Common Fir Shiplap 6"   15.00
No. 2 Common Fir Shiplap  12.00
Select Common Rustic 6" and 8"  21.00
All higher grade finishings, mouldings and every
building materials reduced the prices from
1.5% to 20% on previous list.
BYa process called homogeni-
zation, the large fat globules
have been broken up into tiny
ones—easy to digest and
assimilate.   That's one reason
why Canadian mothers find
Nestle's Evaporated Milk so
satisfactory for infant
feeding and for growing children.
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Orders left at Henderson's Candy Store will receive
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Soviet Coal And
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Prompt delivery with reasonable charges.
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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.
In experiments In low temperature
carbonization of coal at Glenboig,
Scotland, by the Busey Coal Distillation Company, advance figures of
th<? results have been supplied by the
Fuel Research Board, Only one retort was used and the official test
started at noon on November 7 and
finished at 4 p.m. on November 12,
During that period S»0 tons of coal
were put through the retort, an average throughput of 17.4 tons per day.
For every ton put through the retort, the average yield was:—Gas
7.'!.6 therms; total coke made llVj
cwt.; screened coke 10 cwt,; and oil
21.7 gallons.—Mining and Industrial
By Betty Barclay
Of course, some fresh vegetables
are obtainable at this season but
others are very scarce or too expensive for the average housewife to
enjoy. Why not secure the variety
you need by preparing vegetable
dishes from the vegetables at your
command'.' Fresh vegetables or
canned vegetables can have their
flavor accenuated by using a little
sugar, not as a sweetener but as a
seasoning agent, Here are two attractive recipes:
Casserole of Vegetable
0 cold boiled potatoes
1 eup canned or stewed tomatoes
V* teaspoon pepper
1 onion
1 iii)) cooked peas
1 teaspoon salt
1   cup cooked carrots
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon butter
Slice onion and cook in the butter
until soft and yellow. Butter a baking dish, arrange cooked vegetables
in   layers,  add  seasoning and   pour
tomatoes over all. Sprinkle top with
crumbs   and   dot   over   with   butter.
Bake in a moderate oven. Other vegetables may be substituted  for the
peas and carrots.
Corn Virginia Style
2 cups canned corn
2 tablespoons butter (melted)
2 green peppers
2 eggs
2 cups milk
2   teaspoons  sugar,  salt  and
Remove seeds from poppers und
chop peppers fine. Add slightly beaten eggs to corn and milk. Stir in
other ingredients. Pour into a buttered baking dish. Bake in a moderate oven until firm. Serve immediately.
Charles Bishop, the Southam News
Bureau special writer in the Vancouver Daily Province of Thursday
has the following to say with reference to the offer of Russia to buy
farm machinery to the extent of ten
million dollars, providing Canada will
take in part payment, approximately
three million dollars worth of coal:
Ottawa, Feb. 26,—Official comment is withheld here on the proposal of Col. H. J. Mackle, on behalf
of the Soviet Government, for reciprocal trade between Canada and Russia. The chances, however, are that
no such arrangement will be entered
Col. Hackle has been here much
this winter, placing his case hefore
ministers and others and doing it in
a very persuasive way. While it is
admitted that the placing of $10,-
000,000 worth of orders would be a
welcome thing, on general principles,
tho view expressed in ninny quarters
here is that in the long run it would
be had.
One instance cited is that of the
coal miners who. it is claimed, would
be adversely affected liy Soviet Importations, even though the Canadian
conl is bituminous and the Russian
coal is anthracite. There is also the
argument thnt the equipment being
bought from Canada will be used
later to intensify competition with
Canada, although this is not regarded as very impressive when other
countries can supply it just as well.
Lower Labor Standard
The apparent antipathy to resuming trade relations with the Soviet is
largely based on the undesirability of
free labor competing with forced labor and with a tendency to reduce
one standard to the low level of the
The previous Russion trade mission was sent from Canada because,
while ostensibly carrying on trade
it was most industrious in the dissemination of Communistic propaganda.
abide by their contract if we did get
an agreement from them.
"The only way to deal with Russia
is universally to stop trading with
Russia", Sir Herbert said.
Coal Dealer* Opposed
Toronto, Feb. 26—Local coal dealers nre reported to be making a
strong protest to the Federal Government against the Soviet proposal
to purchase Canadian machinery and
pay in part with Russian coal. According to Arthur Hillmer of Oak-
\ ilie, president of the Canadian Retail Coal Dealer's Association, a, resolution to this effect has already been
forwarded to Premier R. B. Bennett.
Montreal, Feb. 20.—If Canada
were to accept the Russian overtures
now before the Dominion Government and exchange her machinery
for Soviet coal and gold, she would
in the opinion of Sir Herbert S. Holt,
simply be expediting her own economic ruin, since she would be supplying Russia with the means of becoming a more formidable competitor
than  ever.
The veterans president of the Royal Bank of Canada today gave one of
his rare newspaper interviews, following the publication of a .statement
by Lieut.-Col. Mackle In regard to
Russian trade.
"Emphatically we should not allow
Russian coal and wood fo penetrate
our markets. It is produced by conscript labor", Sir Herbert said. "The
Soviet allots a number of workers to
agriculture and lumber enterprises,
and says to them, 'unless you work,
we will give you no food.'
"Colonel Mackie is a representative ofthe Russian Government, and
has been for many years. He says he
is not a Bolshevist, but we have to
take his word for lhat." Sir Herbert
"Il is not merely Russian anthracite which would be Imported to our
markets, but there are screenings
also which tonics into direct competition with Nova Scotia coal. Just ask
the British Empire Steel Co. how
much it would hurt.
"Importing   Russian   coal   prevents
Canadian employment, Every ton of
conl lhey produce and everything
they produce, whether it lie wheat or
oil. is dumped under cost, Whal Is tlle
use of having a conference with Russia when they undersell us in everything and will continue to undersell
us in everything'.'     They  would  not
Observe World
Day Of Prayer
The Women's World day of prayer
which was observed throughout the
wrohl on Friday, was marked by a
well attended service at Cumberland
United Church, which included all
denominations, Mrs. .1 R, Hewitt,
presided; Mrs. G. VV, Clinton led in
silont meditation. Prayers were offered for Thanksgiving by Mrs. I). Hunden; for the Church by Mrs. H. Bryan; for the Crusade of the Righteous
by Mrs. Margaret Mitchell; for Peace
by Mrs. James; for Church and Missions by .Mrs. Marion Stewart; for
Youth by Mrs. H. Parkinson; and for
Personal Consecration by Mrs. J.
Yep! We've Met Thli  Kind Too
The following item was taken from
a trade journal south of the line, but
we suppose there is not a district on
earth where it could not be aptly
applied. Certainly, it gives one a
glimpse into the future of some print
shops in B. C, unless they change
Iheir methods:
"Having occasion to purchase some
letterheads, we dropped into a small
print shop and inquired the price on
1000 letterheads. Without a moment's hesitation the proprietor
quotod us a price of $4.50. While
our knowledge of prices was at that
time limited, we protested.
" 'But you can't make any money
at that price.'
" 'No, I know it', said the printer,
'but compel ii ion won't let us get any
" 'If that's the case, the printing
business must be a pretty poor business', we commented.
" 'Poor ain't exactly the right
word', he replied, as he jerked Mn
thumb toward a shabby man who was
running a Gordon press, and was the
only other occupant of the room.
" 'See thai fellow over there? Well
he works for me and 1 can't pay
him: In two years he'll own this
shop. Then I'll work for him 'till I
get it back.' "
Customer: To whal do you owe
your extraordinary succes as a house-
to-house salesman?
Salesman; To the first five words
I utter when a woman opens the
door: "Miss, is your mother in?"
Two Swetles were walking on a
railroad track, when a train came
along behind (hem. One of them was
lucky enough to jump off the track
in time; the other not being so fortunate. The survivor told about it
"After I ytimp," he said, "I run a
leetle vay, and then I go back to see
'bout Ole. Putty soon I come cross
an arm tin the track, an' soon I see
one of Ole's legs. N'ex' t'ing I see
Ole's head. Den I say, 'My God
somet'ing must 'a' happened to Ole!
•isn't   it  Btrangc   that   princes  and
kin,"s ,
And  clowns  that   caper  in  sawdust
Antl common folk, like you and me,
Are builders of eternity.'
To each is given fl hag of tools,
A shapeless mail and book of rules;
And  each   must   make,   ere  life  has
A    stumbling   block   or   a   stepping
stone." —Selected.
Montreal Symphony Orchestra On Air
This is the Montreal Symphony Orchestra which will
broadcast a Fireside Symphony Hour every Saturday between 6.aQ and 6.30 p.m. E.S.T., starting
Saturday, Feb. 21, over th" network of the Canadian
Pacific Railway Company's Telegraphs from lVijuupeg
to Halifax. It will play symphony concerts of a/very
high order and the conductor, Mr. Douglas Clarke,
Dean of the Faculty of Music, McGill Umversity.
(in-set) has drawn up a series of programmes which will
be representative of three centuries of music.
The programmes will be chronological in character
and each will be representative of music written
between tho 17th, cantury and the present. They will
begin with works or part of works by Bach, Handel,
Haydn or Mozart, continue with Beethoven or Brahma.
then go on to Wagner or TBehaikowsky, and conclude
with the moderns. English composers will be prominent
in the concerts, including such moderns
and Vaughan Williams, while an early
composer will also be heard.
In this way the concerts will lie rt
the hest in music for tlie lust three een
tlie art of composing reached its hei
listener following the ten programme' al
will acquire a knowledge of music whic
the ordinary concert goer yeai
psEIgar, Hoist
English Tudor
nt alive of
i, in which
and every
i projected
VOUld take
I from tlie
enjoyment of listening.
 real Symphony orchestra has earned high
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The Montr
praise from critics
, .-„  i , .,.....,o. ..nd its r&nge of subject matter as
well as its perfection in technique is remarkably well
developed. The concerts will be broadcast from Tudor
Hall, in Montreal, anil are made possible by the
Canadian Pacific Railway. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27th, 1981.
New Rayons
New Prints
New Broadcloths
Rayons ure considered very good for Spring and Summer, and
we have a new assortment of Rayon's. Spots are considered
exceptionally good, we have navy and white, white anil blue,
white anil navy, blue and navy, white anil red. 30 inches wide
and the price per yard  50c
BROADCLOTHS—A good assortment of bvoadeloths, in a
splendid qunlity, fully 30 inches wide, in colors rose, twn shades
of green, navy, yellow, red, pinlt, white and helio , . we
guarantee the quality nnd colors . . . all at, per yard 29c
PRINTS—A new selection of the newest in prints, the designs
are good, anil the grade of cloth will give tho utmost wear,
fully SB inches wide and 35c per yard or 3 for $1-00
KAYSER HOSE.—We have just received a special line of the
Kayser Hose, Kayser is known from ™ast to mast, they are
full fashioned ,all "ilk. and the new low prlc i this well-
known line is. per pair *1,00
BROCADED SILKS IN RAYONS.—We have a new selection
of this well known line of brocaded silks and there ure so many
uses for them, thnt it would pay to secure some nt the price
quoted. The colors are rose, navy, white, pale Hue, deep blue,
helio and fawn, the price per yard 49c
NEW DRESSES.—Some smart dresses made of good quality
prints, the colors are absolutely fast, Ihe styles are right and
all at one price, each *2-95
BOYS' NAVY CORD PANTS.—A shipment just arrived of
Boys' Cord Pants—just what the young folks want at present,
and the kind that will give good wear, prices $2.95 to $3.95
Sutherland's Dry Goods
by the Cumberland District  Welsh Society will he held in the
with a
Dancing 10 p.m. to t a.m. Merry Makers' Orchestra
_   _   —    $1.25
Admission to the dance: Gents. 75c, Ladies 50c.
Tickets may be obtained from the secretary,  A.  U. Jones,
Phone   1561. or  the  treasurer,  Mrs.   M.   Brown.  Cumberland,
The Scottish
Alice St., Courtenay
PHONES:     226—Courtenay
P. P. Harrison
Main  Office
Courtenay    ■ I'hone 258
Local Office
Cumlierland Hotel in Evenings
Telephone   U5H or 21
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t 24—TELEPHONE—100
1 Charlie Dalton
* Meets Boat at Union Bay
Every Sunday morning
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Opposite Ilo-Ilo Theatre
Cumberland. B.C.
Practical Barber & Hairdresser
Child'n's hnir cut any style 36c
l.ndies hair cut any style 50c
IVw attjftt)**.
Meats You Are Proud To Serve-
At Prices You Are Glad To Pay!
Our efforts to give you good quality meats and
vegetables at
Carry Prices
have beon mosl successful,   Our business Increased
<'      wonderfully during the past  two weeks which has      l|
encouraged us to continue with our policy of giving
Quality Meats
And Vegetables
at (ash and (any Prices
Even with thc greatly reduced prices we are offering      * •
for this week, our high standard of
quality is maintained
',      Family Butchers Opposite the Post Office      « ',
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I      Personal Mention
i&ti'iUA'i'li Sii
Miss Carrie Buchanan who has
been visiting her mother for a few
days left for Duncan Friday morning.
Mrs. .1. Murray returned to the
city on Thursday after visitinit in Nanaimo for the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. Craig, of Blakeburn, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. D.
Logon, of Koyston Hoad . They intend taking up residence in this (lis-
Mr. Archie Dick, of the U.B.C.
Vancouver, visited his parents, Mr.
nnd Mrs. .1. Hick, over the week-end.
Welsh Society Whist Drive.
The Welsh Society's weekly whist
drive on Saturday last hnd seventeen
tables in play when Mr.s. Dunsmore
und Mrs. .M. piercy were winners of
the ladies' prizes with Mrs. B. Tarr
(sub.) and T. McMillan taking those
for gents. Delicious refreshments served hy the Indies of the society were enjoyed following the games.
Canadian Legion
Whist Drive.
Cumberland branch ol the Canadian
Legion entertained on Saturday eve-
nine in Memorial hall ut their regular
weekly whist drive und dance. Eighteen
tables were In play at cards when Mra.
Mossey was successtul In winning Indies* flrst prize, a cut of curds beinK
necessary to decide second with Mrs.
J. Gear nnd Mrs. Morello obtaining an
equal score. On the cut Mrs. Gear was
successful. A Boothman and W.
Younger captured gent's flrst and second respectively. Dainty refreshments were served by the ladles of the
auxiliary when the crowd was augmented bya lurge number of young
folks, all repairing to the dance hall
where a jolly time was enjoyed Ull
A number of the young friends ol
Tommy McMillan arrived at his home
at West Cumberland on Friday evening taking thc place by storm and
giving Tommy an immense surprise.
The young people had a merry time in
various games and music added to the
fun, home-going time coming all too
soon. Girls of the party served refreshments. Those attending were Jean
Somerville. Adele McMillan, Betty
Malpass, Lola Gomm. Violet Robertson. Alma Ellis. Ina Robertson. Kitty
Jackson. Rosina Deconick, Beatrice
Brace, Robert Mossey, Archie McMillan, Arnold Bonora, George Nicholas,
Jackie Graham. Willie Warren, Tom-
my Stephenson, Tommy Hobbs, Marino GaleazzI, Bill Robertson, Tommy
Messrs. J. and A. Mann motored on
Thursday to Chemainus on a business
trip. Mrs. J. Mann accompanied them
to Nannlmo en route to Vancouver to
visit her daughter, Mrs. Ewart.
Coming to Ilo-Ilo Theatre, Friday
and   Saturday,   March   13   and   14
V^ftet First W
The littlo son of Mr. and Mrs.
Waugh. Royston Road, whose age is
rot quite two years, hnd the misfortune to hove two fingers of his left
hand severed while playing with an
axe at his home on Saturday.
Mrs. W. T. Brown entertained on
Monday afternoon at a merry party
in honor of the seventh birthday of
her daughter, Teresa, when school
friends of the little honor guest were
invited to celebrate th important vnt.
Gums, contests and singing were happy diversions when winners of prizes
were: Guessing, Edna Thoburn; musical chairs, Chrissie Srachan; spinning the plate, Vera Mason; singing
contest. Elsie Daker and Arthur Mason. A delicious tea was served by the
hostess when a pretty feature of the
table was the birthday cake with seven
gay candles, Teresa received many
pretty remembrances ot the day.
Those present were: Chrissie Strachan.
Dot Brown, Edna Thoburn, Betty
Brown. Elsie Dakers, Teresa Brown.
Vera Mason. Jeanie Brown, Arthur
Mason and Gordon Brown.
Birthday Party
For Young Tot
Cumberland. Feb. 23.—Mrs. L. Frelone, Dunsmuir ave., was hostess to a
merry throng of young folks on Friday evening when she entertained in
honor of the tenth birthday of her
daughter. Laureen. Various indoor
games and contests were indulged in
by the guests and radio music was enjoyed. Rose Marocchi and Viola Martinelli were the winners of the contest
prizes while the latter also was winner
of the "lucky" prize at table. The
hostess served a delicious supper at
prettily arranged table where a lovely
birthday cake with its ten pretty candles occupied a very prominent place.
Many gifts and good wishes atte.sted to
the popularity of the little honor guest.
Guests were Uiy Tobacco, Dorothy
Bogo. Doretta Brown. Rose Marocchi.
ThelM^ Frelone, Ndrma and Linda
Cavellero, Lily Picketti, Lizzie Conn,
Margaret Westfield, Viola  Martinelli,
Mr. and Mrs. Roberts and daughter, Dorothy, were visitors to Nanaimo during the week. They were accompanied on their return by Mrs.
W, Yonuger.
* *    *
Members of the C. R. Hiking club
hiked as far ns Discovery Post on
Sunday last. The party consisted of
Misses C. Small, E. Henderson, A.
Taylor, B, Nicholas and Messrs. (J.
Sheppard, J. Buchanan, J. Marpole,
F. Lowery and W. Colling. A good
time wns had despite the inclement
Lt.-Col. Charles \Y. Villiers. general manager of the Canadian Col-
Herdea (D.), Limited announces that
as from February 23rd, Thomas W.
Scott, of Cumberland, will be assistant general superintendent of the
Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd,
and of the Western Fuel Corporation
of Canada, Limited.
%        V        *
Mr. Donaldson, of the Donaldson
Chemical Co., Vancouver, has written to the secretary of the Cumberland Lawn Bowling Club that he \*
pleased to henr of the condition of
the local bowljng green which has
shown considerable improvement
during the past few weeks. He also
states he will be in Nanaimo early
in March and will take a run up to
Cumberland to inspect the green,
* *    *
The Annual Masquerade Bail of
the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department will beheld on St. Patrick's
Day, March the 17th. Something different this year.
* *    *
According to a report made to the
City Council of Penticton by Electrical Superintendent John Shortt, that
in spite of the rate of reductions put
into effect in 1930, the municipality
made an electric light profit of about
$5,S00. The Superintendent told the
council that seven years' work would
be needed to bring the system up to
a proper state- of efficiency.
A few of the girls of the Entrance
class of the Cumberland Public
School entertained at luncheon Wednesday in the domestic science room,
whon a very dainty meal was served,
the girls being supervised by thc domestic science teacher, Miss D. Cannon. The girls received many congratulations and their work speaks
volumes for their instructor Miss
Cannon. Invited guests were the
Misses T. A. Gallivan. Jessie Baird
nnd C. Richardson of the Public
School staff. The girls acting as hostesses and waitresses were C. Suig-
mora, T. Mntikura, Jean Quinn, Alice Brown, Audrey DeCouer, Muriel
Harrison, Margaret Beveridge, Mary
Baird, Donna McRae and Ina Robertson.
* a    *
Jack Hough, of Courtenay, plant-
man for the British Columbia Telephone Company had several narrow
escapes while shooting trouble recently in his district. One tree crashed down directly in front of his car,
another behind him and a third almost on top of the car, some of the
branches piercing the roof of the
vehicle. Hough bore a charmer life,
however, and escaped without injury.
Mrs. J. Mann, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ewart.' of
Vancouver, returned to Cumberland
on Wednesday.
* *    *
Mr. and Mrs. Fraser Watson are
receiving congratulations on the birth
of a daughter at the Cumberland
Ceneral Hospital on Tuesday, February 24th.
The Annual Masquerade Ball of
the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department will bc held on St. Patrick's
Day, March the 17th. Something different this year.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Crawford and family spent thc week-end here, guests of
Mrs. Chas. McDonald-
Mr. Jas Thoburn, popular football
referee motored to Campbell River on
Baturday where he refereed a game
played between Klngcomc Inlet and
Quathiaski Cove which the latter won
by a 1-0 score.
Surprise Party for
Miss Henderson.
Miss Elizabeth Henderson was most
pleasantly surprised at thc home of
her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. W. Henderson, Jr.. on Thursday
evening last when a number of young
friends called to spend the evening and
spent a merry time when music and
games of various kinds were diversions.
Those in the party were Misses A. Taylor, Helen Saunders, Christine Small,
Bessie Nicholas, Kitty Stephenson, Jemima, Mitchell. Doreen Henderson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Henderson, Jr., and
Messrs J. Buchanan. W. Colling, Bill
Devoy, Hugh Irvine, Reg. Churchill.
George Sheppard. Fred Laurie.
DDD—a sluggish
pimply skin needs
its tonic action
An m'live lluiil Dial cleanses the III-
sill's of unsightly impurities. Shin
sufferers—givo Ihis treatment a test.
Smithing, cooling, healing—a remark-
olilu atfent.
A hunch of thc perms were hitting il
In the bronchial saloon;
Two bugs on the edge of the larynx
Were jazzing a rag-time tune,
Back of the teeth in a solo game,
Sat dangerous Ack-ker-choo,
And wntching his pulse was his light
of love,
The lady, that's known as Flu.
—Puhlic Health Journal.
SEALED TENDERS for thc painting nnd kalsomining of the interior
of thc Athletic Cltih Building will he
received up to and Including March
the :11st, 1931, The lowest or any
tender not necessarily accepted.
Further particulars may he obtained
at tbe Club Building from the secretary,
Complication Of
Trouble Routed
"Those who saw my terrible condition before I took Sargon can
scarcely realize I'm the same person", declared Mrs. Charles J. Bull,
Coming to llo-llo Theatre,  Friday
and   Saturday,   March   13   and   14
Two tables of bridge were in play
on Wednesday evening when members of the men's bridge club met al
the home of Mr. J. J. McCreadie. Delicious refreshments were served following the card games and n social
hour enjoyed. Those present were
Sergt, Mansell and Messrs. G. Cavin,
Sr., W. Turnbull. P. D. Pickard, R.
Shaw. W. P. Symons, L. R. Stevens,
I'. J. Dalby, J. J. McCreadie. The
next meeting; of the club will be held
at the home of Mr. W. P. Kelly.
Mrs. W. T. Symons was a tea hostess on Thursday afternoon, those
calling being Mesdames H. Bryan, G.
K. MacNaughton, G. J. Richardson,
0. K. Apps, J. Conway, A. B. Clinton and A. McKinnon.
First Aid Hold
Social Evening
Members Receive Medallions and
Labels at Whist Drive
Cumlierland, Feb. 23.—Cumiberland
First Aid Classes of St. John Ambulance Association were hosts to members and friends at Cumberland ball
on Friday evening last when those successful In the recent examinations were
presented with medallions and labels.
A very large number of students were
successful, the results testifying to the
Interest taken ln this work. A. W. Watson, president of the Cumberland centre made the presentations while A. J.
Taylor was chairman for the evening.
Those receiving medallions were Misses
Elsie Waterfield. Evelyn Hilton, Barbara Westfield, Messrs. Rob Bennie,
Joseph Taylor. James D. Robertson,
Thomas H. Robertson. Magnus J.
Brown, William Whyte, Henry Watson,
Jack Watson, John Fellows. John Buchanan, Rudy Bonora.
Those receiving labels were Matt
Brown, J. S. Brown, H. Waterlleld.
During the early evening there were
fifteen tables of whist in play when
Mrs. M. Littler and Mrs. Mossey were
pri2e-wlnners for ladles with Matt
Brown and Sid Hunt, Jr., securing the
gent's prizes. Artcr serving of delectable refreshments by ladles of the
classes, musical games and various
amusements were Indulged In and Mr.
A. J. Taylor addressed the gathering
on First Aid work.
Parish of Cumlierland
Ordination    10:30
Bishop of Columbia.
Evensong  7  p.m.—The   Vicar.
have a large stock of second hand
and rebuilt typewriters, all makes,
which we arc offering at greatly
reduced rates. Prices ranging from
$35.00 to $80.00. Terms arranged
to suit customer. Remington Typewriters Ltd., 321 Pemberton Bldg.,
Victoria. 4t."
Floral Designs
Made up to ault any occasion.
Any order 'phoned hefore midnight will be waiting for you
the following morning.
.lusl 'Phone Your Request
We'll do the rest
No. is 324 Courtenay
Night  'Phone  98X
f Special Showing
March 12th   ...
On Thursday, March the 12th, we will have a
special showing ot* New Spring Coats and Dresses
Some Wonderful Creations
call and inspect them
W. H. Anderson - Union Hotel
:J51 11th Ave. R.. Vancouver. "I
never hnd (gotten hack my strength
since an appendicitis operation twelve
years ugo. I had raging headaches,
indigestion, a weak sensation in my
back; and my hands and feet often
got cold from poor circulation. Constipation kept my whole system poisoned; my knees got to hurting when
I'd go down steps and my wrists
would throb nnd ache.
"Four bottles of Sargon and Sargon Pills overcame these troubles
and filled me with new energy and
strength. 1 ean never be thankful
enough for this wonderful treatment."
Sold by Lang's Drug & Book Store.
Cumberland, Feb. 23.—The home of
Mr.and MrB. Fred Bell, New Townsite,
wns on Thursday evening the scene of
a happy gathering in honor of the 20th
wedding anniversary of the host and
hostess. Cards, games and various
amusements occupied the guests and a
delightful musical programme added
to their pleasure. At whist, winners
were Miss Ivy Frew ladies' flrst, Mrs.
F. Bell consolation; R. Strachan, .gent's
flrst, Jas. Thoburn consolation. Housie-
housie prizes went to Mrs. J. R. Gray
and R- Strachan. Contributing to the
programme were .selections by Mr. and
Mrs. Bell, Miss Viola Bell and Mrs. W.
Kenmare. Following the serving of a
dainty supper. Mr. A. J. Taylor on behalf of the assembled guests presented
the host and hostess with a very ap*
propriate gift of lovely china expressing in happy manner the congratulations of all. Mr. and MrB. Bell neatly
expressed their appreciation.
Those present included: Mr. and
Mr.s. a. J. Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Thoburn. Mr. and Mrs. R. Strachan,
Mr. and Mrs. Waterfield. Mr. and Mrs.
Dakers. Mesdames M. Brown, Bouch,
Kenmare, Stephenson. J. R. Gray.
Minto, F. Smith, Misses Jean Dakers.
Ivy Frew, Viola Bel!.
I   Sunkist
Seedless and full of .juice, 50 for 50c
2 Pink Salmon, total value  90c
SPECIAL PRICE, 3 one-pound tins 75c      |1
:-:   SPECIAL OFFER  :-: ■
2 lbs. of Bulk Tea and 1 Green Tea Pot, 5-cup QP-     ~
capacity for t/OC     fy
Full Stock of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
Matt Brown's Grocery
For Service and Quality
Phone 30 Cumberland
Quality and Fair Prices Is
What We Have Built Our
Trade On ,..,
Quality and fair prices . . . AT ALLT1MES ... is
what we have built our extensive trade on. Our prices
will compare favorably with prices prevailing anywhere on Vancouver Island . . . and the quality of
our mrats cannot be beatsn. In making your meat purchases, remember "The store that appreciates your
City Meat Market
Phone 111 Next to Tommy's new Hardware Store
In the name of - - J
Buy your fresh fruits and vegetables where quality is
paramount .... and where value is not forgotten.
May we 'phone for your order daily? Our legion of
satisfied customers is our best guarantee.
Mumford's Grocery
Phone 71 Prompt, Courteous Service
"If You Get It at Mumford's It's Good"
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