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 AGASSIZ  RECORD
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INDEPENDENT
A   COMMUNITY  PAPER
NON-POLITICAL
No. 42.   Vol. 1.
Agassiz, B.C., Wednesday, July  9, 1924
$1.50 per yea
ON THE BEACH AT MANITOU
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LONG before the paleface came
to the broad and rolling
prairies, tho Red man knew
and appreciated thc curative properties of Little Lake Manitou,
which is located near Watrous,
Saskatchewan, on the main line of
thc Canadian National Railways.
And thc first white settlers who
came, in advance of the railways,
to settle on their homesteads in
and around Watrous, soon learned
of this lake with its highly mineralized waters, so that Little Lake
Manitou had its reputation made
when the first settlers reached the
country.
Today thousands of residents of
prairie cities find Little Lake Manitou an ideal watering place, and
excursions aro run from time to
time over the Canadian National
Railways from Saskatoon and
other cities to provide citizens with
a means of reaching this delightful spot.
The waters of Little Lake Manitou are so highly mineralized that
the swimmer finds no difficulty in
floating on their surface and at the
same time their mineral qualities
are health-giving in their action.
With a good sandy beach for the
kiddies to play on, and water
chutes and other enjoyment features erected for their entertainment, Little Lake Manitou has become the ideal picnic spot for the
dwellers in the central region of
Saskatchewan.
A.   S.   NICHOL
GENERAL HARDWARE
HEADQUARTERS   FOR   THE   HARVESTERS
Mower Repairs, Forks, Cable, Rope,
Pulley Blocks, Scythes, etc.
B. T. HAY CARRIER EQUIPMENT.
Phone 16. AGASSIZ.
DR. SUTHERLAND, D.D.S,ID.S.,D.D.C
DENTIST
Will be atjthe Agassiz otel. Friday of each week
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dentistry in all its Branches. Extractions, Crown and Bridge
work.   Plates.   Latest Methods.
Hogg Bros. Meat Market
BEST DELIVERY SERVICE IN THE VALLEY.
One call will surely mean more
EVERYTHING IN MEAT.
Beef, Pork, Veal,  Fish, Butter and  Eggs
YARDLEY'S
Ye Olde English Toiletries
Subtly Scented and Refreshing for the Summer Season.
FRESH  CUT   FLOWERS DAILY.
Phone 42.    W. A. JONES       Agassiz
"Try the Drug: Store first"
Send your Job Printing to
The Gazette, Hammond
BUSY SESSION OF
AGASSIZ W.l.
A meeting of tho Women's Institute was held at Agassiz, Juno
2Hth, Mrs. Fooks presided, assisted by Mrs. Jenkins, Secretary. Mm.
MacLachlan, Secretary, B.C. Women's institutes, wns present niul nd-
drressod the meting, She Ipoko In
her usual masterly manner on -ieve
nil subjects. All of special educational vp'up und interest to iliti
i- oml. vs. Si'0 ptp'.I'i-i'd the methods necessary to get "the resolutions
passed by' the locul institutes"
through the central convention or
provincial meetings, and afterwards
to get them endorsed by the various
local Institutes of Hie Province, preparatory to sending them to the
Legislature to be embodied in Acts.
Mrs. MacLachlan next explained
provincial organization of Institutes
and Dominion federation of the
same, untl then touched on the various committees working under the
Institutes, such as Child Welfare,
Home Economics, Legislature, etc.
She told just how they should function, and ended with an appeal to
the Agassiz Institute not to cease
its efforts re State Health, reminding the members that nothing was
ever accomplished of any importance 'without incessant activity on
the part of the promoters. They
should not rest on their oars just
because the State Health resolution
had been passed by the Provincial
Convention, though all the Institutes
of B.C. were represented. Nor
should they rest because said resolution was now in the hands of others for its further advancement. It
is due to try and get similarresolu-
tiona passed by. each Women's Society in Agassiz, and then to see
that they were successful in getting
them through their central meetings, A copy should besent to the
secretary of the Medical Association of B.C., i.e., to Dr. Telford,
chairman of the State Health Com-
mmitteo of the Medical Association;
also to the member of the legislature representing them. The members tendered Mrs. MacLachlan a
vote of thanks in their usual way,
nad showed their warm appreciation
The winner of the Left-over Recipe from last meeting was Miss
Edith Agassiz. The recipes selected are to be made Into a booklet
and sold for 10c.
During this meeting a resolution
was put by Mrs. E. Probert, that a
delegation be sent from this Institute to the School Board, asking
that Mr. Hugh Brown be offered the
position of Principal of the Public
School. This was passed unanimous
ly. The hostesses during the afternoon were Mrs. Henley nnd Mrs.
Fleck.
Agassiz High
School Promotions
Prorroteil from Grade'J to Grade
10. Total possible marks 1000.
Names in order of merit.
Jack Harris 703, Maude Moore
089, Joyce Probert 6G4, Gladys McRae 602, Anna Tranmer 579, Rita
Laidlaw 669, Mable Morrow 500.
PPasscd on probation — Mable
Henley (French) 535, Sheila MacCallum (History and Latin) 452,
Lillian McKay (Latin)  447.
Promoted from Grade 10 to
Grade 11 — Total possible marks
900.   Names in ordehaL merit.
Joyce McRae 822, Edith Boynton
803, William Flock 767, Madeline
Boynton 758, Everett MacDonald
730, George Morrow 728, Andrea
Martin 684, Andrew Pollock 628,
Doris Hardy 619, Clarence McRao
605.
Pnssed on probation—Mamie Mac
Callum  (Arithmetic)   5(i!l.
Margaret W. Robson, B.A.,
Principal.
DR. HICKS WILL LECTURE
Mr. W. II. Hicks, superintendent
of tho Experimental Farm, leaves
on Wednesday for aten days' trip
to stations on the C.N.R. between
Prince Rupert and Jasper, where he
will lecture and demonstrate stock-
judging, etc. Mr. E. A. Richards
will accompany him as illustrator.
Sock! and Personal
Mrs. W, Shaw is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. W, A. Jones, and is
convalescing after nn illness.
The Orangemen had achurch parade on'Sunday Inst, and marched to
the Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Keeler anil son are spending
a few days in town from Knmloops.
Colonel Boultbco has been confined to his bed for thc past few
days, having caught a cold during
the first rush of fruit picking on"
his ranch here.
Colonel Leader and son, of Vancouver, spent the week-end camping
and fishing at Harrison Hot Springs
There will bc a Poultrymen's picnic at the Dominion Experimental
Farm on July luth, to which all
those interested in poultry will be
welcome. Some interesting demonstrations will be given.
Miss Mary Heath is in Vancouver
visiting- her sister, Mrs. Milne.
Miss Katherine Dewar has left for
the Coast to spend the holidays with
her sister, Mrs. C. R. Dowman, of
Vancouver.
Mr. Stow, of Terminal City, is
visiting his daughter, Miss Dorothy
Stow.
Miss Eva Horwell is home for her
holiday, and has been accepted as
the primary teacher of the Agassiz
school for next term. Miss Horwell
is eldest daughter of Mrs. A. Horwell, and very popular.
Miss Genevive Wright is visiting
her mother in Vancouver.
Mrs. Harvey Nuismith hns returned from a visit of several months to
England.
Miss Blainey, teacher of the Indian school, Seabird Island, left for
Vancouver for the holidays. She
has done excellent work. The Indians are delighted that she is returning next term, as the pupils
havo made the best showing this
year of any they recall.
Mrs. De Camp, of Tacoma, wife
of Rickenbecker automobile agent
at Tacoma, who has been visiting
her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
G. Bailey, Hot Springs road, has left
for her home.
Mrs. -Monty Goulding has just returned from Vancouver accompanied by Miss Brown and Miss Horning.
Watch
This
Space
for
CONTEST
Next Week's
Issue.
E. J. Webb
GENERAL
MERCHANT
PHONE 46
The Agassiz Shoemaker
REPAIRS of every description
All Work Finished by
Latest Machinery
SEWN   WORK   and   LOGGER
BOOTS a specialty.
E. D. Harrington
The Arbor
Ice  Cream  Parlor
We make Delicious
Sundaes and Sodas
We Sell
Fraser Valley Ice Cream.
Mrs. G. Gillis & Sons
\RTIST
C. WARBURTON YOUNG
Box 172, Agassiz.
Write for prices.
W. A. HEATH
CARPENTER
General Carpentry in all its '
Branches
Sash and Doors.
All Doors Mortised
Broken Glass repaired
P. O. Box 131
AGASSIZ
Alexander S. Duncan
BARRISTKK,   SOLICITOR,
NOTARY   PUBLIC,
Resident   at   MISSION   CITY,   B.C.
CASS   YOU*  WATOH   BEPAISS   TO
ARTHUR WOOD
JEWSLMB,   ■WAIOWMAMSm
Ul   SIAKOH9   SETTEB
S8S Oranvilla Oor. Mal.on It,
▼ASOOUm,   B.O.
Get*
ICE CREAM
BRICKS
AT
BUTLER'S
DEER LODGE
Formerly
Harrison Lodge
CARD OF THANKS
Mr. and Mrs .Frank Baker desire
to thank very sincerely thc many
kind friends who showed so much
sympathy with them in their sad
bereavement through the loss of a
beloved ron.
BASEBALL STANDING TO DATE
Centrals   6     4     119
Cubs   7     4      2      10'
Giants   6     4     2     0     8
Tigers   7     0     7     0     0
PI'd Won Lost Tie Pts.
Next game—Centrals vs. Giants,
July 9th.
Will be under the management that Maple Leaf Inn was
last season. Visit us in our new home. We assure
100 per cent service.   Launches and Row Boats for hire
A. W. Wooton,
Harrison Hot Springs
Agassiz Meat Market
Fresh Fish Every Friday
AU Fresh Meats kept
in Cooler
ROY WHELPTON, Prop.
Phone 19 P.O. Box 141 THE   RECORD,   AGASSIZ,   B.   C.
I find ii best"
tor cleanliness
Don't cull the pi timber
when lhe sink drain erti
chokrd. A lilllr (nilrtt'i
Lye will probably clear tt
In a few minutes.  Scorr-r
y. of other uifb around lho
• j aaniUry home.
GILLETTS
PURE FLAK&
fcYE
9
Increase In Tonnage
At Vancouver  Port
Harbor Commissioners  Report Shows
Advance   In  All   Departments
Shipping in and oul ol lho port o(
Vancouver during the calendar year
HI2;| showed an Increase In all departments, according lo the annual report
61' the Vancouver Board ot Harbor
Commissioners. Over $138,000,000
worth of Inns, lumber and general
freight, Including wheal, was exported, an Increase of $110,000,000 value lu
the out-going cat-noes..      Inward, the
porl    r Ived   $22-1,000,000 worth ot
Freight, an Increase of $13,000,000. In
in::;! there wus n total of 19,008 vessels In and out of the port, with-a total
net lonnage of 8,-127,282, This Is an
lucrease of 2.939 ships and 792.2sl)
Ions over the 1922 figures.
The total number of ocenu-golng
vessels last year was 815, which had n
net lonnage of 2,SOI.sua. nn Incrcasi
of 123 vessels over the previous year
A secret so simple
many overlook it
Yet millions of women keep youthful
loveliness this wav
Smaller Legislatures
The demand, voiced generally b.\ the people of Canada, for decreased
expenditure in the administration of public affairs as a necessary and most
effective means of bringing about a reduction In the burden of taxation now
imposed on the country, has resulted in many suggestions beiug advanced
which are hopelessly impracticable, because, In the final analysis. II would be
found that the losses sustained Ihrough Inefficiency would moro than offsei any
savings effected through such false economy.
Other suggestions have been made which are deserving of close and careful sludy ns they are seemingly designed to effect real economies without In
tho slightest degree prejudicial!} affecting any public policy or service. One
such suggestion, which has round favor in many quarters, ls that the membership of the Dominion Parliament and of the several Provincial Legislatures
be reduced. The fact lhat Canada is notoriously over-governed is strongly
urged as a reason for such reductions.
Some people have also advocated the union of the three Maritime Provinces inlo one Province with .one Legislative Assembly, and the same sug-
gestlon has been advanced regarding the three Prairie Provinces. There is
also a strong body of publlr opinion in favor of the abolition of the Senate.
While It would lake a long time to bring aboul lhe union of these .groups
of Provinces, or to secure tho abolition of the Senate, If, indeed, these things
ate desirable or feasible, Ihere can be little doubt but that no dire results
would follow a reduction in the membership of Provincial Legislatures. On
the olher hand, substantial reductions in expenditure could be effected thereby.
According to the last figures available, Ontario has a Legislative Assembly of 111 members; Quebec maiutalns a Legislative Council of 21 members
appointed for life and a Legislative Assembly of Ha members, a total of 109;
Nova Scolia also hns two chambers, u Legislative Council of 21 and an Assembly of IIS; New Brunswick's Assembly consists of 48; Prince Edward Island has 30i Manitoba, 55; British Columbia, -17; Alberta, 5.8; and Saskatchewan, (ill. This makes a grand total of 570 members lo direct lhe machinery of Iegislaiion in the nine Provinces. A reduction of anywhere from fifty
to one hundred could be made with benefit to all concerned, except the members whose seats would be wiped oul.
In llils connection li Is encouraging lo recall that at the recenl session
of the Saskatchewan Legislature ti resolution was presented by a private
member, but a Government suppottc-r, in favor ot a reduction In the membership of ll.e Assembly from Iii! lo 50, such reduction to be made in the next
Redistribution. An nmendmenl was offered by iwo other Government supporters favoring a reduction In membership, but not specifying tlie exact
number of seats to be retained. This amendment received lhe support of
the cabinet ministers and was unanimously adopted by lite Assembly. It is
likely, therefore, thai Saskatchewan will lend the way la the near future towards smaller Legislatures.
Our present unduly large Leglslallve bodies is lhe direct result of lhe
policy of nearly all Governments on the eve of an appeal lo the electorate
bringing down new Redistribution measures providing for a re-arrangement
of constituencies in view of changing population, and In so doing It was always more popular lo provide for Increased population in certain districts by
creating new constituencies than to wipe out a constituency or unite three
into one where the population had decreased or remained stationary. Thus,
step by step, and almost unnoticed, our Legislatures have grown Into unnecessarily large bodies.
Not only It ls high lime thai llils practice Was discontinued, bul there Is
real need for drastic nclion lo correct the mistakes of the past, and bring lhe
membership of the several Legislatures down to a number more nearly approximately actual requirements and needs. To accomplish this reform ls
qutto simple, because tho Provlhces have the power in their own hands to
il, lermiiie ihe si/,-.- of their Legislatures.
The problem is not quite so easy of accomplishment In the ease of the
Dominion Parliament, which consist of 90 Senators and 2:13 members of ihe
House of Commons. Membership in the Senate Is fixed and ls not likely to
be Increased, lim ihe number ot Commoners is bound io steadily Increase
under lhe provision ol Hie UNA. Aei which stipulates that Quebec shall always have or, members and Hint all other Provinces shall be represented according lo their population al the same ratio that 05 hears lo the population
of Quebec,
Tills proviso hits not, in the past, resulted In any very rapid Increase in
membership as is indicated by ihe fact that at Confederation the number of
members was IsI to,- ihe four Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and
New Brunswick, Hven as late as 1905, prior to Hie creation of Hie Provinces
of Alberia and Saskatchewan, Hie membership of the Commons had only
Increased by 33, lo 211. since then, however, the increase lias been more
rapid, ni'l lhe next House will consist of over 210 members. In other words,
the Increase In Hie last twenty years has been equal to the preceding forty
years.
The lime musl come, therefore, when a different basis of membership
must be fixed, unless the Commons Is to become a terribly expensive and altogether unwlehllj body. There ls good reason tor urging Hint consideration
be given llils Inevitable problem now, rather than leave it to future years
when ii win unquestionably he more difficult to arrive at a solution satisfactory lo all Hie Provinces.
CHILDREN CRY FOR "CAST0R1A"
Especially Prepared for Infants and Children of All Ages
Mother! Fletcher's Castorla has
been In u#c for over 30 years as a
pleasant, harmless subHtltute for
Castor cdl, Paregoric, Teething Drops
and Soothing Kyrups. Contains no
narcotics. Proven directions nro on
tacu   package.       Physldana   every
where recommend It,     The 'kind yon
huvu always bought bears signature of
To realize tlie dream that is in
every woman's heart, to keep the
youth that every woman wants ...
Tmu for a while from the elaborate treatments and methods.
Try this simple hut correct way
hy which millions of women are
keeping; youthful radiance and
charm.
Authorities advise this
Cleanse the skin regularly, authorities say, to keep your complexion lovely, radiant, youthful.
Bul he ware of harsh ctcausiug
methods, They injure skin.
Volume and
fjiciency
produce 25c
quality for
Wasti t horn ugh! y wit h
Palmolive Soap — each night before retiring, Rub the creamy,
foamy lather well into the tiny
pores. Rinse — and repeat the
washing. Then rinse again,
Then—if skin is dry—apply a
little cold cream. That is all. Skin
so cared for is not injured hy
cosmetics, by wind and sun, or
by dirt.
The simple, correct ivay
t Vou cannot find a more cflec-
tive beauty treatment.   Because
Palmolive Soap Is blended ofrar*
palm and olive oils—famous for
mild but thorough cleansinjaj
qualities since the days of Cleopatra.   And it is inexpensive.
Just be sure to Ret Palmolive
—which is never sold unwrapped.
All dealers have it. Then for one
week try ihis simple treatment.
To your delight, results will he
noticeable even in that short time!
The cost is so little that you
can well use PalpioIlVC for the
hath, too.
THE IVU.MoiJVK COMPANV OF
CANADA. LIMITED
Winnipeg        Toronto Montreal
Palm and olive oils—nothing ehe—tthe
Nature's green color to Palmolive Soap
MADE IN CANADA
Exports Show Increase
Canadian farm products shipped to
the United Slate's during tlie seven
months ended April. 1921. totalled
J43.235.012, as against ?32,107,897 during the corresponding seven months
two years ago.
TOO WEAK TO WALK
The Sad Condition of a Brandon Lady
—How Relief Came
"I owe my present good health to
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills," says Mrs.
Annie Treherne, Brandon, .Man., who
tells of her new found health as follows:—"Some years ago I had an attack of pneumonia and it left me in a
terribly weakened and run-down state.
1 was unable to walk for a lung lime
as 1 had practically lost the use of
my legs, and iiad to be carried upstairs, for I had not the strength to go
myself. I became despondent over
my condition for I had tried many
remedies, which failed to help me.
While In this wretched condition a
huly friend urged me lo give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a trial and I procured a supply. After taking the pills
for a while l could see that I was
growing si longer, and I gladly continued their use unltl 1 had fully regained my old-time health and
strength. Now If I feel at all run
down at any time I at once take Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills, and they never
fail me. I r-iin therefore warmly recommend them lo others who may be
run-down."
There Is no belter tonic than Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills lo Improve the
blood and bring back strength after
acuie disease such as fevers, pneumonia, Influenza, etc. Given a fair
trial they wlll not iMsappoint you.
You can gel the pills from your drug-
gist, or they will be sent by mall at-
SO rents a box by The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont.
The Kind
"What kind of a man do you want
for this job'.'"
"One who was a bear In lhe past,
who wlll be a bull for the future,
ami a horse In work."
For Sprains and Bruises.—There Is
■milling heller for sprains and contusions ihan in. Thomas' Eclectrlc oil.
It will reduce Hie swelling lhat follows a sprain wlll cool lhe inllamed
flesh ami draw lhe pain. It will lake
the nclii' out of a bruise by counter-
acting Hie Inflammation, a trial will
convince any who doubl lis power.
Cotton Matures Quickly In S. Africa
An experimental crop of cotton
grown In lhe Douglas district of South
Africa has produced 120 pounds per
acre, maturing In five months, as compared wllh the seven months required
lu lhe United Slates, according to the
Dally Mall's correspondent; In Capetown. South Africa, he adds, now
has hopes of soon becoming one of the
world's leading cotton producing countries.
If some men were able lo make
money as easily as they make trouble
their wealth would soon become burdensome.
Minard's     Liniment,
Remedy
the     Athlete's
W.   N.   U.   1521
Aid For British Airmen
Royal Canadian Air Force Completes
Work of Preparation      *
While developments are pending regarding lhe continuance ot the British
round-the-world flight, the Royal Can-
adian Air Force has completed Its
work of preparation for the cross-Canada section of the trip. The route of
flight has been fixed and supply depots
have been arranged from the Aleutian
Islands to St. John's, Newfoundland.
The air force headquarters have received no Information as lo the plans
of lhe airmen.
The present plans call for the following stops In Japan: Kagoshima,
Kushtmoto, Tokio, Mlnatogaura, Yet-
orup Islands, and Paramushlr. Prt-
rbpavlovsk ls lhe furthest west of the
Canadian supply depots. From
there the line of flight continues to
Nlkolskl, Chicagoc Harbor, Nazan
Bay, Dutch Harbor, Chignilt, Cordova
and Yakutat, In Alaska. Thence the
route follows the Yellowhead Pass to
Kdmontou, then to Regina, Victoria
Beach, on Lake Winnipeg, and across
lhe Kenora lake district to Fort William.
The line crosses the upper part of
Lake Superior, through Canadian territory to Sault Ste. Marie, and across
Georgian Bay to Lake Nlpisslng, then
down the Ottawa River to Ottawa.
From the capital the route goes directly to Fredericlon and St. John, N.B.,
Amherst and Sydney. N.S., and then to
St. John's, Newfoundland.
Butter Production Up
About 15 per cent, more butter wai
produced in 1023 than In the preceding year, according lo an estimate ol
the provincial dairy commissioner
The quality, lie states, Is also distinctly ahead of last year.
No Rest With Asthma. Asthma
usually attacks at night, the one time
when rest .8 needed most. Hence
the loss of strength, the nervous debility, the loss it llesh and other evhs
which must be expected unless relief
Is secured. Fortunately relief Is possible. Dr. J. I). Kellogg's Asthma
Remedy has proved Its merits Ihrough
years of service. A trial will surely
convince you.
She Found Them
Very Satisfactory
Saskatchewan Lady used Dodd'i
Kidney Pills for Dropsy
and Diabetes
Mrs.   P.   Shaw   says   Dodd's   Kidney
Pills are certainly doing her good.
Weyburn, Sask.—(Special).—Thai
Dropsy and Diabetes are caused by
weak kidneys and lhat the right way
to treat them ls to use Dodd's Kidney
Pills, Is again shown by lhe experience of Mrs. P. Shaw, a well-known
and highly respected resident of this
place.
"I suffered from Dropsy and Dla-
betesMly back and head used lo ache,
and 1 always felt tired and nervous.
My limbs swelled and I was depressed and low spirited.
I have taken Dodd's Kidney Pills
during the winter. Twenty boxes In
all, and they are doing me a lot of
good. I have found them very satisfactory."
Mrs. Shaw's ailments were caused
by weak kidneys failing to do their
work of straining the Impurities out
of the blood.
Ask your neighbors If Dodd's Kidney Pills do not heal and strengthen
weak kidneys.
It Is said that a fool and his money
are soon parted, and yet lols of fools
keep right on accumulating wealth,
Minard's Liniment for Distemper
Mrs. Jones.—"Did you lake a spoonful of easier oil? You know I promised you 5 cenls If you would "
Jimmy.—"You owe mo 50 cents
maw, I drank the whole bogle."
Deer Increasing
The number of deer lu California is
Increasing despite the fact that the
combined loll laken by hunters and
mountain lions each year ls at least
50,000. The stale at present has a
population or 300,1100 to 400,000 deer,
according to estimates of the California Fish and Game Commission.
A safe and sure ineillelne for a chili
troubled Willi worms Is Mother Graves
Worm Exterminator,
The Palestine
Is soon to make
Mount of Olives,
Exploration Soetet]
excavations on  III.
"I am uol the rose," says lhe Bast
ern proverb, "but I have been will
the rose and then fore I am sweel."
MuskrJis valuable
!.r.HrmIKtbeffeens
229 , #
THE   RECORD,   AGASSIZ.   B.   C.
Government System Provided
To Secure Correct Information
As To Agricultural Conditions
Famous French Flier
lulling  the  ionise  of   the  eurretll
month ihe Dominion nnd Provincial
Governments of Canada will proceed
with their joint annual enumeration
of lhe arras sown to liehl crops nnd or
the numbers or farm livestock,
In all the provinces lhe returns will
be collected Ihrough Ihe rural schools,
exi-epi in Prince Edwaftl Island and
Brlllsh Columbia, wheie ilny will be
senl through Ihe malls
The present system has now been
annually In force throughout Canada
since mix, untl nl nn Interprovluclal
Conference on Agricultural statistics,
liehl Iii Ottawa nn January t'O III. HIM.
the existing plans were endorsed for
conllntianco during lhe presenl year
and until suoli lime as if may prove
possible io evolve better,
Ai the conference referred lo, certain Improvements were effected In
the cardboard schedule Issued for farmers to fill up, anil on this card the
Dominion and Provincial Governments
make an earnest appeal In all farmers
In give Hie Information required, urging lhe following seven specific reasons why they should do so: (I) The
statistics are collected and published
primarily in ihe farmer's own interest;
(2) They are his protection against
misleading reports by speculators interested In controlling or manipulating
prices; ('.!) Tiny provide information
which determines prices, and so ensure fair play all round; (4) They enable transportation companies lo judge
of the volue of Ihe crop and to
make adequate and timely arrangements for its movement; (3) Bankers
require accurate informal ion for the
extension of credit facilities; (6) Manufacturers, wholesale rnil retail merchants and oihets require knowledge
of crop conditions for lhe establishment ol profitable local enterprises
which react favorably upon the farming Industry; (7) No one can prevent the issue of crop estimates; bul
farmers can help to ensure the accuracy of lhe government estimates by
returning the schedule required. The
larger the number of returns, the
greater will be the value of lhe estimates based thereon. It is further
pointed oul thai the completed schedules will be treated as absolutely confidential, and no Individual returns
will be divulged. Tlie facts supplied
will not be used in any way for taxation purposes o; lor the Imposition of
any other liability.
In most branches of national effort,
the necessity for accurate statistics is
being more and more realized. When
it is considered that Canada is now
one of tlie world's leading wheat-
growing and exporting countries, and
that the prices received by wheat
growers are determined by world conditions of supply and demand, farmers
too should realize that upon the timely publication of accurate information
depends largely the welfare of the
great agricultural Industry as a whole
and consequently that of each Individual concerned in it.
If any farmer in this district should
nol receive the cardboard schedule
through the rural school or otherwise
by the middle of June, Immediate application for It should be made either
to the Public School teacher of the
School District ill  which he resides,
the Provincial Department of Agriculture al lhe capital of his province, or
the Dominion Statistician at Ottawa.
World's Good Wheat
Crop Hurt Canada
Record   Harvest   In   1923   But   Prices
Were Disappointing to Farmers
"Although In 11123 the Dominion
reaped lhe mosl abundant harvest on
record, the returns to the Canndlnn
farmer were disappointing," said 13.
II. Godfrey, head of lhe agricultural
statistics division of the Bureau ol
Statistics, Ottawa, in a paper read on
j his behalf before lhe Farmers' Club at
, London.
The paper was a study of costs ol
. production    on   Canadian  farm and
conveyance   of   produce t" English
ports.
"But ihis disappointment," Mr.
Godfrey cdhtlnued, "was due large!)
to the general excellence of Ihe wheal
crop throughout the world which had
the effect of reducing the price. This i
is ii rare occurrence and we may look
for a rise in the price when world conilllions of wheat revert lo the normal."
Dealing wllh rresh outlets for Canadian grain, Mr. Godfrey pointed out
lhat the Panama Canal ls likely to
have an important Influence in shortening the land haul from a large part
of Western Canada. He also Indicated that Hie Hudson Bay route has received tlie approval of successive governments.
The United States, he added, has
apparently reached the limit of wheat
production, while in Canada, where
vast areas of fertile lands still await
the plough, agricultural product len
must cominue annually to increase.
SADI LECOINTE
French ace, who plans competing in
America this autumn Tor the Pulitzer
prize and who Is now experimenting
wiih a plane which he claims ls the
fastest ever made, being rated al £si)
miles per hour.
Cost of Forests
Why He Was Bent
"Well, Sandy," snldf Ihe laird, "you
are gelling very bent, Why don'l you
eland up straigh'. like me, man."
"Ell, man, de ye see that field o'
corn over there?"
"I do," relumed lhe laird.
"A' weel, yn'll notice thai the full
heads hang down, and the empty
ones sland up."'
Many private owners cannot afford j
lo raise forests because there is no j
income from growing timber. Land j
suitable only for timber growing
should be exempt from taxation during the growing period. Rocky lands,
lands too poor to cultivate, steep hill-
siijes and swamps might thus be
brought Into cultivation, Cutoyer
lands might become suitable Investments for life insurance companies
and ollu-rs willing to wait a long time
lor a new crop to grow.—The Chicago
Tribune.
Blood flows Ihrough the bones of
very young children almost as freely
as through the veins.
Appreciates Racial
Problem Of America
Japanese   Admiral   Says   War   With
United States Unlikely
"Japan will not go to war with lhe
United States over the exclusion differences. Those two countries would
be foolish lo figlYl over such a thing
After all, the United States has a big
racial problem which Japan has not.
Japan is one united nation."
This was tlie opinion expressed by
Admiral Hideo Takeda, who retired
from the navy in 1914 and ls now
chairman of lhe board of directors of
a large shipbuilding and electrical ap
pliance company in Tokio. The admiral spent six weeks In the United
States, ami sailed for home on tlie
Canadian Pacific S.S. Empress of Asia.
He was on private business only, he
said.
Anne.—I am so happy! I've found
out where my husband spends his
evenings.
Alice.—You have?     Where?
Anne.—Al home. I stayed in myself last night anil he was there.
Egypt Feared Cat Sorcery
The belief that cats were connected with sorcery and were the prefer
red attendants of witches Is said to
have originated In Egypt.
MR. WRIGLEY'S COUNTRYMEN
[rrom Loadon opinion.]
•I believe 1'vt cot America.   I feaar a persistent chewing
Belief Is Entertained That
Climate Or \Vestern Canada
Ia  Undergoing A  Change
lergoing
-o
Geologists Seeking  Oil
Field Will Include Alberta and
Southern Saskatchewan
Two parties or geologists, representing i lie Gtiologicftl Survey or Canada,
in charge of Dr. M. V. Williams of the
University ol' Brlilsli Columbia, nre
making intensive surveys of oil and
gas through Southern and Central Al
beiia and Southwestern Saskatchewan.
Dr. Williams worked here last year,
later making optimistic reports of
lhe region. He said, in nn Interview
that he looked Tor nil and gas to bn
found on the Rogers Imperial structure, the center of which Dr. Williams
thinks may prove lo be the largest tras
Held In the world. He expects oil to
bf found also, he said, but nt a deep
level. Dr. Williams said he wns anxious to see the Moodie No. 1 well
and the Baalim well, both near Coutts,
completed.
Considerable drilling nt Wainwright might be expected this summer, he an id. A party of geologists
under Dr. Hume will make surveys
there.
Speaking of the Rogers Imperial 65,-
000,000-1'oot gasst-r, Dr. Williams said
il. wns a most important discovery,
opening up an entirely new field.
Joint Soreness Subdued.
Swellings Quickly Reduced
Wonderful Results From Rubbing The
Sore Parts With
NERVILINE
"My testimony should convince anyone lhat 'Nerviline' Is a splendid preparation to use on swelled joints. Ilheii-
matlsm left me badly crippled," writes |
Amos F. Fleury, from Kingston. "I
went to McKay's Drug Store and they
recommended Nerviline, which restor-1
ed me completely."
For   Rheumatic    pains.   Lumbago, j
Sciatica, you will get lasting satisfaction'   from   a 35c bottle of Nerviline,
Sold everywhere.
Finish the H. B. Railway
Can Show Good Reasons Why Work
Should Be Completed I
Regard must be had  for Ihe work j
already done, and lhe practical ques^>
lion is, would the road be used enough
to Justify its completion?     There isj
considerable evidence that It would, I
and if llils ls not done the investment ]
already made will be practically wasted, as there is little prospect of local
tralllc.     A few million    dollars   will
complete the laying of the rails to the
Bay,   while   a   minimum of handling
facilities ceuld be established at the
terminus for the purpose of testing
the route.—Monetary Times.
What a wonderful old world this
would be if the men who think they
know it all could only prove It!
Weather observers as well as uhl
selilers lu the west entertain lhe belief that the climate of Ihis country
Is changing, A weather authority,
formerly of the United Stales, maintains positively that this rhange has
been slowly but surely taking place
for the past thirty years.
The bluer winters of several decades ago are not experienced by the
present-day settler. The blitzards
that raged continually 111 parls of the
prairie provinces are now conipara
lively rare. In those days thc dread
silence which preceded a storm liehl
nature In a deadly grip uniil thc onrush of the maelstrom of snow and
wind wllh Its destruction engulfed all
things lu lis wake.
The weather has pcrceptibly^chang.
ed for lhe better. Strawberries can
he raised anywhere In the prairie provinces together with other varieties of
fruits, Hie growth of which was regarded as impossible several years
ago. Men connected wllh forestry
work In these provinces say that in
time horllculturalists will be able to
supply the people ol Western Canada
wllh every kind of fiult demanded,
oulslde or the tropical varieties.
Discussing lhe causes of this weather transition, weather prophets advance several logical theories. Some
claim lhat the weather merely moves
in cycles—first warm, then hoi. They
inspect records of years back and by
Hiking the weather averages over periods of ten years each, that Ihe average temperature of these cycles has
never varied to any grent extent since
the first observations were made.
Olhers are.supporting the viewpoint
of Ihose who believe that a change
is Inking place.
Some attribute the climatic transition to Irrigation projects of lhe west.
There are now about 39 million acres
under irrigation and through this
means a tremendous amount of mols-
lure ls brought Into what was formerly a dry country. Evaporation and
subsequent precipitation has also been
largely Instrumental In changing an
arid plain into a rertile grain-producing country.
The theory ls also often advanced
that the climate has been affected by
the destruction of forests. These
forests, It ls claimed, formerly conserved moisture and kept the snow
from melting too quickly, so lhat the
action of the sun on the earth was
slow.
In Ontario, where the forests formerly sheltered the country, there are
now fierce storms both summer and
winter. Where a bllzrard was an unknown quantity in years gone by,
there are now storms that rival tho
early storms of the western prairies.
It is believed to be virtually impossible to find a man over 40 years old
who lias perfect eyesight,
BLUE RIBBON
TEA
Ask for Blue Ribbon Tea and
see that you get it—there is
no other Tea "just as good."
Try it.
PAIN
Minard's, lhe greal counter-irritant, penetrates to the rout of
the pain apil gives quick relief.
Rats Drive Birds From Island
Many, thousands of sea birds who
I make their homes In the spring on the
Island of Allsa Craig, in the Clyde,
have been driven Ironi their nests by
armies of rats, which have overrun the
Island. As far as the Craig Is concerned, some species of the birds have
become extinct! The rats carry oil
eggs friim lhe nests anil kill the young
birds. Inhabitants say the night Is
made hideous by Ihelr squealing as
they fight for food.
W.   N.   U.   1529
No power on earth, nor under the
earth, can make n man do wrong without his own consent.
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FRASER CAFE TAKES CELLAR
POSITION
The Hammond ball squad journeyed to Queen's Park, Tuesday
evening and hud a light work-out ut
the expense nf Jack Morgan's pirate
crew. Herb essayed to burn 'cm
over for the lliirbageinen, and Mun-
ruc's hirelings touched up his
slants for 10 bingles and 10 runs.
The tilt started olf in big league
style when Isaacson fanned, Lewis
breezed, and Goodall whiffed. Kroner's tallied through Elmer when
Olsen fumbled a tricky grounder,
and held the lead until the fourth,
■when u (lock of base hits chased
three counters over thc platter. In
the sixth another onslaught, with a
few bright miss-plays, netted five
more. Fraser threatened at this
point when Olsen wns nicked for
three hits, and one run came in, but
he relieved by striking out a couple,
which provd quite effective. Bcezer
Bill Clarke found his batting eye
and logged off three healthy swipes.
Dean Freshlield pnlled the same
bright trick and Olsen had a nice
large evening, whiffing eleven and
collecting a free pass and three
smacks in four trips up. Thure
Stormo turned in a creditable performance as umpire.
HAMMOND—
AB R   H PO A    E
Isaacson, rf  3    0    0    0    0    (I
Freshlield,  3b  ....4    13    12    0
Lewis, If  3    0    0    10    0
Goodall, sr  5    2    111      0
Cross,  lb  4    12    3    0    0
Scott,  2b   4    12    2    2    0
Clarke, c   4    1    3 11    0    0
Mouiiger,   cf    4    12    2    0    0
Olsen, p  3    2    3    0    2    1
Butler,   rf    1     10    0    0    0
35 10 10 21    7    1
FRASER CAFE—
Elmer, rf     4    1110    1
Frisch,   2b   4    0    2    2    10
McQarkity, ss ...A    0    0    12    2
Lajoie, cf  1    0    0    2    0    0
Ryan,  If     4    0    0    2    0    1
Mclnnis, lb  3    0    2    4    0    0
P.   Bunynn,  3b....3    0    0     I.    0    2
Lindsay, c   3    118    2    0
Herb,  p   3    0    0    0    2    1
32    2    6 21    7    7
Score by Inning's :
Hammond      00030B2     10
Fraser    1 O O 0 0 1 0      2
2-base hits, Scott, Mounger. Sacrifice hits, Lewis (2). Stolen bases,
Freshhelil (2), Cross, Scott. Bases
on balls, Herb, 3. Struck out : by
Herb, 0 ; by Olsen, 11. Wild pitch,
Lindsay. Earned runs, Fraser 1,
Hammond, 8. Umpire, Storme. Time
of game, 1:45.
WESTMINSTER IRONWORKS
GETS CONTRACT
Steel.,   for   ..University    from   Well-
known  Firm.
A contract for thestructural ironwork required for the eight semipermanent buildings of the University of British Columbia at Point
Grey, has been let to the Westminster Iron Works, of New Westminster. The unit figures of tlie local
company aggregate in the neighborhood of $15,000, and delivery of a
purtion of tlie order Is required to
start within two weeks, Some of
tiie truss roils and other special iron
work required on several of the
larger buildings of the group will be
very heavy and will require special
fabrication.
Wide satisfaction will be given
by this well-known and highly competent firm getting this ordtr. Mr.
Reid, sen., is not yet back from an
extended business antl pleasure trip
to his old home near Belfast, and to
Western Europe generally. He will
return in September.
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made or collection taken, are olMsod
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arte, when an admission ohorg-e la
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"When Tiiay Hare Gone
Tbo past comes up—childhood
days—happy hours by tbo fire,
Hid,,—their hopes and JoyE—
and  trials,   too.
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designs.     Established   1878
AGASSIZ PUBLIC SCHOOL
Students promoted from Grade 7
to Grade 8.  (In order of merit.)
Gordon MoRae.
Iris Fozzard.
Beatrice  Nurse.
Muriel  .Marques.
Dorothy Clark.
Dorothy Edwards.
Carrie Chaplin.
Ethel Bates.
Thelma Hubbard.
VICTORIA GENEROUS
TO DEWDNEY
Governmental   appropriations from
Victoria are just named by thc Public Works Dept. as follows :
Protecting  bank  of  River  Lillooet,
$2000.
Pitt River Bridge, $5,500.
Dewdney Trunk Rond No. 1, $2,500
Hastings-Barnett   Road,   $6,000.
Dewdney No. 6, $1,000.
Dewdney No. 7, $7,000.
Good move ! What now about
appropriations for thc Agassiz end
of the Dewdney Trunk ? May wc
soon be able to announce all necessary funds for that ?
SOCIAL AND PEKSONAL
FORMER WHONNOCK  TEACHER
HEARD FROM
Those who knew Miss Mabel H,
Turner when she taught the one-
roomed Whonnock school will bo
pleased that she has just received
her first-class certificate for B.C.
by virtue of taking her "Life" Diploma in the Bellingham Normal.
She had her choice this month of
taking a county superintendency in
one of the Southern States at $1,-
500, or the 7th and 8th grades nt
Momlo, Wash., a consolidated school
carrying four years of high school
work. She chose the latter. Many
grown-up students will be pleased
at Miss Turner—now Mrs. Mabel H,
Turner-Johnson's—success.
BIVOUAC OF COMMUNITY CLUB
After deferring, to suit the weather, tho Lillooet Community Club
at last was able to gather in true
bivouac style on the bank of the
Alouotte. They had a delightful
time, and the evening passed all too
rapidly. Messrs. JJ. M. Cameron
and C. .L Wnrnc-, with many others,
helped cheerfully. The supper was,
as the school boy would say, "composed" of the most delicious edibles.
The sing-song marked real merit,
and enthusiasm, and — sociability,
and was led by Mr. Piatt, Mr. Pring
and others. Hinted it is that there
will be more of these Alouette outings before the passing of tho
"basket  of  summer fruit."
There will be no meetings of the
Wolf Cubs during July.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Boxtrom are
the proud parents of a little son.
Citizens will do well to remember
thut Mr. J. Eaton does painting and
papcr-hunging. He is an artist at
thc job, and so always gives satisfaction.
Misses Edith Harrison and Vera
Graham are the Haney C.G.I.T. representatives to spend a season at
White Rock camp. Their comrades
raised the requisite funds. The
camp opened on June 27th. Miss
Annie Fountain being thc competent
leader.
Mrs. Jas. Best, at the W.M.S.,
meet at St. Andrew's church last
week, reviewed the work done by
the 15 Missionary Hospitals in our
country. The W.M.S. was the first
to venture in this splendid service.
It is of immense value in the backwoods places and where are found
struggling "Newer Canadians."
Miss Vera I. Finlay, primary
teacher at Ruskin, is enjoying thc
early portion of school holidays
with her parents at Lndner.
Ihe Baptist Church prayer meetings have been changed from Kriday
to Wednesday evenings.
Miss Anna Ferguson, daughter of
Mrs. A. W. Ferguson, is home from
college to spend vacation with her
mother.
Tennis now is an evening attraction on thc Hammond station
grounds almost daily, much credit
being due Messrs. Lawrie, Marison,
Lydintt und Brown for so pleasing
a court.
Among the families more recently to be welcomed to Hammond, are
Mr. and Mrs. Murray and Mr. and
Mrs, Bates.
Mr. Thos. Webber has a cosy ice
cream parlor. The service is the
best. Pool and billiard tables are
being prepared for further entertainment.
Mrs. J. W. Langs, Mrs. Percy
Burnett, Mrs. Wm. Reid, and Mrs.
H. Menzies, each took nn active
part in last week's St. Andrew's
Church W.M.S. meeting, treating
interestingly of social service work
and hte Indian 1 Industrial Schools.
Following the Institute Mrs. H. Burnett and Mrs. H. Menzies acted ns
hostesses for the social.
Mr. E. T. Matchett and family
will remain in Haney for the present.
Mrs. Wm. Stoney and sons were
last Friday visitors to Vancouver.
Mr. Batterliiim is Mondays in
charge of tho Pitt Meadows brunch
of the United Farmers' Limited.
Mission City's May Queen and her
entourage passed through Hammond
Dominion Day, en route for the big
Vancouver fete.
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MR. BAILLIE RETURNS
Mr. John Bailie, of the "Ridge"
returned on Saturday after a two
months' visit in Ontario. The first
eight days he attended the Presbyterian Assembly, at Owen Sound,
then afterwards visiting the scenes
of his boyhood days in East Grey.
While 33 years is a long time, he
remembered many of his old school
boy friends.
TIMBER IS HALF OUR FREIGHT
TRAFFIC
Figures issued by the Dominion
Bureau of .Statistics show that one-
half of the rail freight traffic originating in British Columbia is made
up of forest products. Last year
the railways carried well over 2,-
000,000 tons of lumber, shingles and
other wood products, out of B.C.
Haney is putting on a "Middy"
dance on July 18th in the Agricultural hall. Everyone accustomed to
going to dances may safely reserve
the evening.
A signal shows
lumber is asked for
over which two pers
thoughts, one to the
sages pass over the
pany in a day.
The   telephone
its results, but she c
her keeping is part
communication,   but
benefits of her servi
for h.r co-operation
to further the progr
on the switchboard, ..a ..telephone
..and a wire highway is created
ons    may    send    their    words    and
other.     Thousands   of   these   mes-
wires of the B.C. Telephone Corn-
operator cannot follow her work to
an appreciate its importance. ..In
of    a    great   mechanism    of    inter-
those whom she serves and the
ce remain unknown. ..Each summons
is of equal urgency, for each helps
ess of the community and the prov-
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spell economy are—low gas and oil
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Star is the smart appearing car that
costs less to buy and costs less to maintain.
Ask for a Demonstartion.
WANT ADS.
Adverataementa In this eoromn must ba
prepaid.
EXCEPTIONAL HOUSE  BUY
Two houses in Hammond—larger
one six rooms. Splendid. Ivy-man-
told and surrounded by pretty
shrubbery, flowers and vines. Two
houses and their large lots for
$3000.     A great snap.      Apply
Gazette Office, Hammond
FOR SALE
Good Clover Hay, standing or in
the cock. Will help load if necessary. Enquire
Gazette Office, Hammond.
Phone 01.
FOR SALE
Good Prairie Hay, $4 per acre or
$8 per ton In the field. $11 por ton
delivered in Hammond or Ridge.
Further, price according to distance.
THOS. DAVISON,
PhmicJIIi-jH          Haney.
WANTBD
Raspberry Plokors for July, anon
accommodation nnd good price foi
picking.
Apply A. TAI'P,
Hammond
WANTED
To pick Raspborrlos, 20. Top price,
paid, with bonus ir step till ond of
season. Apply
K.  CHURCH,
Phono 37-F Hammond,
BOY   WANTED
flood honost, nollvc Boys required
for week ends, to distribute dodgers
In  and   around   town.
Apply MERRICK'S   STORE,
Port Moody.
FOB BALE
Good reliable  Mare, about  1800  lbs.,
nlso Boggy,  Harness and small Wagon
Apply J.   ABBOTT,
P-lver  Road,   Port  Hammond.
FOB SALE
MAXWELL TRUCK. Just ropollsh-
thoroughly overhauled nnd In good
shape. Apply
J.   HENDERSON,
21
Hammond,
FOB BALB
LIGHT DEMOCRAT WAGON, In
good repair. Can be seen at Sibley's,
Blacksmith,  Hammond.
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I. O. O. F.
Meeis   every   Wednesday   evening   at
i   o'clock   I„   the   Odd   Fellows'   Hall
Ontario   Street.   Port  Haney.    Visiting
brethren   cordially   invlied   to    attend.
H.   M.   Davenport,   Roe.   Sea
W.   R.   Adams,  V.O.
J.  Gait,  N.O.
HAMMOND L.O.L.
The   regular   meetings   of   Hammond
L. O. L. No. 1866, aro hald In the Fossett hall  at  8  o'clock  p.m.   on  Second
Saturday and 4th Friday, each monta
Visitors  cordially   Invited.
Wm. Hope, W.M.
W.   A.   Brock,   R. S.
HANEY   L.O.L.   No.   3816
Tho   regular   meeting   of   above lodge
Is hold In  tho Oddfellows hall, Haney,
first Tuesday In each month at 8 p.m
VlBltora cordially  Invited.
Geo. Hastle, W. H.
_ J. M. Campbell, U.S.
L.O.B.A.
The  regular  meetings of  Hammond
L.O.B.A. No. 165 are held In the Fos-
sett Hall, the second Tuesday of each
month at 7:80 p.m,
W.M., Mra; If, Macey, 'Phona MR.
Baa-SeCy,    Mrs.    J.    H.    Ritchie.
Phone CI.
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Social and Personal
The directors of the Agricultural
Association meet Saturday ovomnii.
Thc Pioneers' Celebration on Oct.
3rd will be one of the most pretcn-
sious functions yet marking history
for the Valley. Then Maple Ridge
will be a 50 year old municipality.
The Anglican church at Whonnock
was recently presented with a litany
desk by Rector H. J. Underhill, of
St. Alban's Church, Burnaby, and
his congregation. Rev. Mr. Underhill was once rector of St. John's,
Maple Ridge.
- Mr. Hampton, jun., is home with
his mother for vacation. He did
well for the term at the engineering school.
Miss Winnifrcd Lancnby is home
for her vacation, as also is Miss Wat
son, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Watson of thc River road.
Tho Aberncthy-Loughecd Logging
Camp near Port Haney is going in
full blast, though most of thc camps
on the coast aro shut down.
We understand, Mr. John Chest-
crs, of tho Dewdney Trunk, has leased the Thorn farm on Sharpe road.
Mr. Olson and his daughter, Mrs.
Thonins Webber, have lately returned ufter n months' visit to a Prairie
Province. .
Raspberries are a very poor price,
both ill Vancouver and on the Prairie.
Mr. McMartyn has joined forces
with Mr. Kondry in the auto truck
business.
The warm days are offset by the
extra cool nights allowing one to
slumber in pence and happiness.
Mrs. John de Wolf, Hunter road,
has been in poor health for some
time, but on her return from a Vancouver visit, is slowly mending.
Miss Lena Dale motored up from
Vancouver for the big dance.
Mr. Cummings, editor Fraser Valley Record, Mission City, lnuln our
office a pleasant call Dominion Day
Among Hammond's Celebration
Day visitorj wer> I'.-'is. I). B
Eooth, W. tl. MacK.i.,', D 11. McLean and Jas. Mars, a.! of Coquitlam.
Mr. and Mrs. .las Ii'vi:,tr tvere
this week on businjs- to Nest.ni'ii-
stcr.
Mr. E. E. Adair and Mr. Walts
spent the First in Hammond.
Mr. W. H. Macey. from Vancouver, joined his brother and family
here at week-end.
Mr. G. H. Smith, now for some
months residing in Vancouver, wus
up on Dominion Day.
Mrs. Munday, of Portage la Prairie, was this week'3 guont at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Mclnnis, of
thc River Road.
Mr. Joseph Brown, B.A., now
lecturer in mathematics in U.B.C.,
spent Tuesday with his parents on
the River Road.
Mr. W. J. Stevens, of Dart ford
street, is still confined to his room
and does not expect to be out for it
month.
Mr. John, jun., is spending the
summer with his parents on the
Sharpe Road, and is making good
recovery from his serious operation
Mr. D. M. Hartnel spent the early
part of thc week in Seattle on business.
To Mr. E. G. Munroe isdue much
credit for the Hammond Cedar Co.'s
team's splendid triumph on the
First. They, in the baseball field,
stand second to none.
The Presbyterian Sunday Schools
of Hammond and Haney are preparing for their annual picnic.
Soomething special is in prospect.
Many of our public school teachers left this week for Victoria,
where they will take a five weeks
course at the summer school.
SCHOOLS OUT
RUSKIN SCHOOL HONOR ROLLS
Div. 1—Proficiency : Emma Thor-
steinson. Deportment : Gladys
Brown. Punctuality and regularity : Roy MacDonald.
Div. 2—Proficiency, Margaret
Ellis. Deportment, Guilrun Nelson.
Regularity and punctuality, George
Kozalanka.
Promotions in Division 2	
Grade 1 (a) — Fumi Ito, Edith
Langford, Selma Recdel.
Grade 2—Gordon Thorsteinson,
Agnes Brickman, Nora Porter, Mary
Huzalanka, Raymond Melville.
Grade 3—Edgar Lind, George
Robinson, George Kasalanka, Herbert Recdel.
Grade 4 b—Gudrun Nelson.
Grade 4 a—Unis Hamaguchi, Alfred Lind, William Reedel, Hilmar
Nelson, Ray Cheer.
Grade 5—Woodrow Jamieson, Edwin Brickmnn, Margaret Ellis, Irvine Reedel, Richard Jamieson, Ei-
nar Thorsteinson.
Grade IS— Mabel Miller.
(Courtesy of Misses Monkman
and Finlay.	
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Eminent Railway Builders
A unique record of Canadian railway pioneer engineers isembodied
in a photograph taken in Vancouver
recently of three prominent members
ol the profession whose record for continued service in the survey and construction of railways is possibly
without parallel. They are—reading
from left to right, H. J. Cambie,
M.E.I.C, eighty-seven years of age;
T. H. White, M.E.I.C, seventy-six
years of age; and J. H. Kennedy,
M.E.I.C, seventy-two years of age.
They are all resident in Vancouver.
2aoh has been identified with one
of the threo great transcontinental
railroads now operating in British
Columbia, as chief engineer on the
location and construction of the
original main lines within the Province, pioneered through the wilderness of mountains, canyons, forests
and plains by feats of engineering
skill and perseverance not surpassed
and scarcely equalled in any other
n.irt of the world. Each one is enjoying excellent health, and occupies
lho very highest place in the respect
and esteem of the members of the
engineering profession together with
the general public. Another very
interesting coincidence lies in the
fact that each one possesses the apparently magic name "Henry".
Henry John Cambie, M.E.I.C,
was born on October 25th, 1S36, in
County Tipperary, Ireland. He had
charge of the location of the present
main line of the Canadian Pacific
Railway from the Coast to Griffin
Lake, and was chief engineer of the
world-famous construction through
the Fraser Canyon from Yale to
Lytton, and also the construction of
the section from Savona Ferry to
Shuswap Lake.
Mr. Cambie has been continuously
associated with the Canadian Pacific
Railway and its predecessor, the
Government Railway, for sixty-eight
years. His name is perpetuated by
the station on the Canadian Pacific,
Cambie,  on  the  giant loop below
Glacier. Mr. Cambie explored, surveyed and planned the whole course
of the Canadian Pacific through a
large section of the province of British Columbia, and under his direct
supervision the part that runs
through the canyons of the Fraser
was built. At the age of eiglrty-
seven he is still hale and hearty,
enjoying the love and esteem of his
fellow men.
Thomas Henry White, M.E.I.C,
was born on January 27th, 1848, at
St. Thomas, Ontario. He was chief
engineer of the location and construction of the present main line from thc
Yellowhead Pass, down the North
Thompson and Fraser Canyons to
New Westminster. It is interesting
to note that he was Mr. Cambie'?
right-hand assistant during the work
in the Fraser Canyon.
Mr. White has always been popular
with his fellow engineers, being noted
for abundant good nature, keen sense
of humour, and an absolute fairness
in all his associations.
James Henry Kennedy, M.E.I.C,
was born on March 3rd, 1848, in
Carleton County, Ontario. He had
charge of the location of the main
line in British Columbia, under the
Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway charter, from Laurier to the
Coast. As chief engineer, he built the
first section in the Province, from
Laurier to Grand Forks, through the
Kettle Valley country and afterwards
constructed the longer section from
Chopaka to Brookmere, through the
difficult Similkameen and Tulameen
Valleys
The complete record of the life-
work of each of these pioneer railroaders is full of Interesting reminiscence, and the monuments of their
handiwork arc to be seen in practically
every province of the Dominion.
Although British Columbians take
great pride in the achievements of
those men, they nevertheless feel that
they belong to Canada, from coast to
coast.
SYNOPSIS OF
UIOACTMNDINTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may ba pre-empted by
Urltlsh subjects over 18 years ot afe,
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and Improvement for agricultural
purposes.
Full information concerning regu-
iatloni regarding pre-emptions 1b
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Hcrles,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be .obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any" Gov-
eminent Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of tlie Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre oast of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to tho Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, In which the land applied (or
ia situated, and are made on prlntad
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can bo
received,
For moro detailed Information see
tho Bulletin "Mow t.o Pre-empt
Land." i
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-clans (arable) land is $0
per acre, and second-class (gtazlng)
land |2.50 por acre. Further information regarding purchase or leas**
of Crown lands is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Ofown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites ou
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, tho conditions Including payment of
■tumpage.
HOMESITE LEA8ES
Unaurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites,
conditional upon a dwelling helm;
erected In Uie first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has1 been surveyed. •
LEASES
For graslng and Industrial purposes area's not exceeding 640 acra
may be leased by oho person or h
company.
GRAZING
Under the Grating Act the Province Is divided Into graslng districts
anft the range administered under a
Graxlng Commissioner. Annual
erasing permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free,
imimltsi aro available for settlers,
cumpers and travellers, up to ten
head.
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TIME    TABLE
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Leave Haney Daily 8.30 a.m, 1.00 p.m., and 4.00 p.m.
Leaves Haney Saturday and Sunday 8.30 a.m.,   2.00 p.m., 6.30 p.m.
Leave Westminster Daily 10.30 am., 2.00 p.m., and 5.30 p.m.
Leaves Westminster Saturday and Sunday 10.90 a.m., 2.00 p.m., 4,30 p.m., and 9.00'.p.m.
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15
A Daughter
A Story of Romance and Adventure
of Western Pioneer Days
— BY —
ALEXANDER D. McLEOD
(Published by Special Arrangement
with the Author)
(Continued)
"Often I think il wrong of me to
think and feel this way and imagine
things as I do, but I cannot help it. 1
think, sometimes, that it Is wrong of
me, but. at other times. I think it
does me good to let my imagination
thus wander away with my thoughts.
II relieves the aching loneliness. Oh,
Mr, MacRae, it may seem sentimental
and silly ol' me U talk in this way, to
say these things to you, but somehow
I cannot help it. I feel as though I
must yield to the urge antl the Impulse to speak about it. Do \vou
think it is wrong of me, Mr. MacRae?
Hut, really, it is so intensely lonely
not to have anyone to talk to when
you Feel depressed."
Inwardly feeling flattered that she
should confide in him, he said; "On
the contrary, Miss Fraser, you are
perfectly right In talking il over with
someone. One should let one's Imagination wander away, and carry
one's thoughts from brooding over
troubles. It diverts one's attention
from the depressing moods with which
most people are at odd times afflicted,
Por, here you are. often alone and unable to talk ard associate with people
When you often feel the mosl need of
It. At your age, and with your temperament, you cannot help bill feel the
heed of and crave Ihe society of peo-
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pie. I can see it is an advantage
denied you here to a very large extent.
"Our moods of depression are very
often dispelled by allowing our imaginations thus to run away with our
thoughts. Sometimes the visions of
the imagination may seem light and
frivolous and childish, but the happiest
moments of life aro often the product
of frivolous Imagining, a truth that is
very well exemplified in childhood
days. I think that our fancies should
be Indulged and encouraged. They
relieve the tedium of the monotonous
hours of life. They are not wrong;
ihey are nature's antidote to gloomy
thoughts. What you have said just
now both interested and pleased me.
It. conies as a tonic to my own
thoughts and mood at the present
time."
Mary, feeling relieved and encouraged by the thoughts to which Ronald
had just given expression, and acting
on me impulse of the encouragement
given, said: "It is, indeed, nice to
know dial the feelings that sometimes
take possession of me, and which are
so depressing, and the thoughts that
accompany them are not peculiar to
myself, nor, as one might imagine, due
to an odd streak in my own make-up.
I suppose that most: people feel the
same way at odd times. But, during
the last few days I felt particularly
downcast, and wondered if there was
something about me thnt was displeasing to people and .caused them
annoyance. Since the night of the
dance 1 fell that you, Mr. MacRae,
were annoyed at me, and 1 have been
wondering what could have been the
cause of it. When you came back lo
the dance at daylight, after your long
absence, you looked worried and
downcast. I wondered whether I
were to blame, whether 1 had done anything to annoy you. You are going away
morrow, and it lias worried me a great
deal to think that you might leave
feeling annoyed nt me after all you
have done for us—and—for me. I
hope, Mr. MacRae, I have not given
you cause for offence. If I have It
was unknown to me and quite unintentional."
Taken aback by the Ingenuousness or
her pointed suggestion, wiih respect
lo the meaning she had taki n from his
altitude towards her since he heard of
her engagemenl Lo Sergt, Melvin, Ronald was for a time unable to frame a
reply. Ar if tongue tied and unable
to Bpeak, he arose ami began pacing
Up and down the beach in silence. She
sal and watched him with a puzzled
and quizzical expression depleted on
her lace. Me finally compost d himself, and, coming up and Standing beside her, he said ".Miss Fraser, you
have suggested a question lhat is hard
for me to answer or explain, It would
not l)e fair to you. I can assure you
though, lhat 1 was nol. annoyed at
you; my feelings were not due to annoyance."
tlned questioning look
where she was silting
and. turning towards
MacRae, I do not un-
Xplaltl what it is all
sir
With
she arose fron
on  the  pimss,
him, said: "Mr.
del-stand; please
about
"li Is nothing, at lefts! nothing very
serious. Miss Fraser, but. 1 feel I have
no riglii to ;ell you ihe real reason. It
might cause yo,. unhapplness In the
future. I am sure M would not in-
teresi you. As it is only a personal
matter with me, I would raiher it remain a secret."
"Much as I would wish to know,'I
still do not understand, Mr. MacRae."
After a pause she added: "Don't you
think we had belter go home now?"
With ihat she commenced (o gather
up the things, put Ihem into the baa-
kel, which sin- carried to the boat.
While she did so, he stood by In slupl-
fled Inaction, amazed at the recepiion
she had accorded  his blundering an
swers. In a short time, however, he.
recovered sufllcienl poise lo approach j
her ns she was placing Ihe things
down in the stern of the boal. Me
felt now that his only alternative to a
clear understanding between them was
to explain all, and make a lull confession of his sentiments and his love or
her.
"Miss Fraser, I hope you will forgive me if I appear to you to have been
crude In my refusal to reply to your
questions. I ditl not mean to be so.
A while ag<* we were talking about being Oppressed by depressing feelings
of loneliness. As those feelings are
often caused b\ greal disappointments,
an understanding of toy feelings may
help to explain all, and. perhaps, furnish an answer lo your questions.
"Tho secret of the whole mailer is,
Mary, lhat I love you wiih all lhe Intensity thai It is possible for the soul
of man to love a woman. From lhe
time I first met you on the trail, 1 loved you. From ihat time on my tic-
lions were controlled by my love for
you. My depressing moods of the
past few days have been caused by
disappointed love. The night of the
dance I learned for the flrsl time of
your engagement to Sn^t. Melvin, aud
lhat you were lo be married to him
soon. 1 felt so disappointed and depressed al. the news ihat I took a long
walk along the lake shore lo think
matters out, and to try and reconcile
myself to my disappointment and also
decide on the better course to follow.
"Vour father had made a proposition to me to stay with him, lake up
a homestead, and go iu with him in
the ranching business. I have decided that 11 would not be right lor me lo
stay around here in view of my lovo
ol you, and In view ol the facl that
you are going to marry another man.
I thought that it would nol be fair as
it mlghl be distressing to you, should
you at any time learn of my love of
you. I accordingly decided to bury
the secret of my love and leave you
happy in lhe choice you have made.
Sergt. Melvin is a splendid man and
worthy of the love and hand of any
woman. Bitter as my disappointment are, I cannot hut wish you all
the joys of a happy life. I love you
with all the intensily of which my
soul is capable of loving. As I do
love you, I do not wish to stand in the
way of your future happiness. I
Ihink that it is better for us both that
I should leave, but in the depths of my
heart the secret of my love of you
shall ever remain fresh and unalloyed. All I ask is the assurance that
in future years I shall have your good
wishes and esteem.
"I did net wish to distress you by
telling you all this. While iq,a certain sense it Is a pleasure to me to
have you know the secret of my love,
yet I do hope that that knowledge will
not cause you future unhapplness. As
I love you, I glial, think of you always.
My recollections of the all but too
brief time of our acquainlance shall be
the happiest memories of my life. Forgive me, Mary, if in any way, I have
caused you distress. But now that I
have confessed my love, I have begun
already to feel the relief of which you
spoke a while ago."
When Ronald had made this, his
first confession of love, he stood with
head uncovered In nn attitude of true
devotion. The background of the
setting sun-tinged his features all
with gold. With n wild surge Mary
had never experienced before, she felt
that all at once her golden dreams
had come true, that here stood her
Fairy Prince of whom she had dreamed, and with whom she had in dreams
conversed. At first she listened with
downcast looks and averted eyes to
the oul pourings of Ronald's heart as
he told her the story of his love and
disappointment. Then with deep feelings of ineffable joy, she marked the
true ring of the note of sincerity in
Ills voice as every word sank deep
into her heart.
When he had ceased speaking, and
she beheld him now as she had never done before, she slowly_j),rose, and,
with the lovellght shining through
tear-dimmed eyes, she approached
and gave her answer In a clear voice:
"Oil, Ronald; It Is not true that I
am engaged to Sergt. Melvin; it ls
not true that I ever thought of marrying him. I could not marry a man
whom I do not love; 1 do not.Iove him,
therefore, 1 could never marry him.
You say that you love me, Ronald,
then do no' go away; do not leave me.
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Face Broke Out In Pimples. Were Disfiguring.
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The Inlo June twilight was descending over hike. Iillls nnd valleys: mirrored on lhe placid, unrlppled surface
ol the waters were (ho trees, the hills,
the rocks, and the heavy foliage of
the shore line; on (he smooth surface
of Ihe water (locks of aquatic birds
swam past on Ihelr course, undisturbed nnd unafraid; the penceful cnlm of
evening wns falling over surrounding
natwre undlslurbed, save by the occasional high pitched wall or the loon,
whose notes re-echoed from hill to hill
and died art'ay In the dlstnnce when,
nt last, these plighted lovers, nTter repeating over nnd over again (he old,
old story, -towed wllhout haste In the
dlrecllon of their home.
The End.
NO MORE WEAK
and DIZZY SPELLS
Since She Used
MILBURN'S
Heart and Nerve Pills
Miss Bertha Charrette, Regina,
Sask., writes:—"I have had n lot of
trouble lately, with whnt I thought
was heart trouble, and after any unusual exertion I always felt sick.
My doctor advised a complete rest
and change, but this I was unable to
take.
I became Interested In Mllburn's
Heart and Nerve Fills, so started taking them. I have now taken three
boxes and am so much Improved I can
go about my dally, work without feeling any after 111 effects, nnd have not
had any weak or dizzy spells for
some time. Your medicine hns done
me more good than anything I have
ever taken, and I will gladly recommend Mllburn's Heart and Nerve
Pills to any woman who ls weak and
run down."
Price 60c per box nt all dealers, or
mailed direct on receipt of price by
The T. Mllburn Co., Limited, Toronto,
Ont.
Water Supply In Deserts
Animal Life Found Under Sahara Has
Scientific Interest
Australia's success in finding huge
and apparently limitless supplies of
water beneath thc arid surface In the
Interior of the Island continent no
doubt prompted the search for similar
reservoirs beneath the sands of Ihe
African Sahara. French engineers
havo been astonished at the frequent
discoveries of wnler nt n depth of from
200 to 300 feel, and no less nt lhe (act
thnt live flttti, crabs nnd crayfish have
lieen brought up by the artesian wells.
These proved (o be of species similar
to those found In the Palestine hikes.
nnd hnve provided their own Interesting scientific problems. In the same
way salamanders have been brought
up by well borers from underground
streams In Texas. Hut the varied
animal life under thc Sahara has a social as well as a scientific interest. It
suggests the existence of continuous
bodies of water, bearing put the declaration of explorers nnd geologists
that while the surfnee of the desert In
dry, there ls a water supply available
for modern settlers over large territories.
Bang I
He.—"I nlwnys carry this revolver.
It snved my life once."
She.—"How thrilling! Tell me aboul
It."
He.—"I wns starving and I pnwned
It."
In India moro than 84,000,000 women arc engaged fii agriculture.
Successful Women Trappers
U.S. Government Employs Four tt
Destroy Wild Animals
Four officially appointed womel
trappers—women whose duty it Is tt
seek out. and destroy mountain lions
wolves, coyotes and other crenturet
that prey upon stock, nre in the emploj
of thc United States Government.
It wns In 1915 thnt the government
undertook a campaign to destroy these
noxious animals, and experienced
trappers were engaged for the work.
Then war enme, nnd the men were
called to the colors. Alas, many never returned. This led the authorities
to break their rule of only employing
men for this perilous calling, and since
191S four women—wives and daughters of former government trappers—
have entered Uncle Sam's service as
hunters and destroyers of wild creatures that give the stockmen and
ranchers so much trouble.
The more famous and daring of
these fair hunters Is Mrs. Anna Newman, and her daughter, Miss Anna
Schneider, whose hunting headquarters nre nt the little settlement of
Benton on the Nevada side of tho
Sierra Nevada range of mountains.
Here they trap their nnlmnls—for they
nre tnken In steel traps—over wild
nnd mountainous country far from the
haunts of man.
Since they started, In 1918, they
have accounted for 400 coyotes, mountain lions, lynxes and bob-cats, the
principal pests in their large district.
When Truth Hurt
Singer.—It wns a very successful
concert. My voice filled the hall,
didn't It?
Candid Friend.—Indeed It did. And
I saw several people leaving to make
room for It.
MRS. MARY GRAY
Canadian Mothers, You
Should Be Healthy
And HappY!
Vancouver, II. C—"Motherhood left
me a physical and nervous wreck. I-
was so weak I could scarcely get around
and was too nervous to sleep. I hud
headaches und backaches till tho time,
nnd distressing puiiis In niy side —my
health was entirely gone. I doctored
but got no relief to speak of until I
began taking Dr. Perce's Favorite Prescription, and heforo 1 lind taken all
of ono botllo I was much Improved, and
In tlmo I wns completely restored to
health. Havo had two line, henlthy
children since. Hud It not linen for Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription 1 don't
know what I would have done."—Mrs.
Mary Gray, 73S Homer Street.
What Doctor Tierce's Favorite Proscription has dono for other mothers, It
wlll do for you. Got It this very day
Irom your neighborhood druggist, In
either* liquid or tablet form, and wrlto
Dr. Plorco's Invalids Hotel In Iluflalo,
N. Y„ lor free, confidential medical
advice. Send 10 cents to Dr. Pierce's
Laboratory. Urldgebnrg, Out., II you
wish a trial package ol tablets. •
Till']   RECORD,   AGASSIZ,   15,   C.
RED ROSE
TEA. "is good tea'
and extra good is the Tl
ORANGE PEKOE QUALITY
WORLD HAPPENINGS
BRIEFLY TOLD
Millions From Tourists
Great    Importance    of    the    Tourist
Traffic of the Dominion Is
Shown
Tourists spcnl $136,000,000 In Canada last year, and of Ihis over S36.000,-
000 was spent in the province of British Columbia, according lo an estimate
made by lho Dominion Parks Branch
ot the Canadian Government, Depart-
meni of ihe Interior, an organization
which keeps dote tab on the movement of tourist tralllc in Canada.
The tralllc Includes the railways,
but uot less than 1.602,000 nulomo-
biles, carrying an average of four passengers each, were registered as having passed Into Canada on holiday
bent during 1923.
The Importance of this tourist I raffle to the Dominion ls seen In the fact
that the amount spent by these travellers amounts to about 85 per cent, of
the annual return on the securities
which have been bought In Canada by
United States Investors.
Sores Heal Quickly.—Have you a
persistent sore that refuses to heal?
Then, try Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlc Oil
In the dressinlg. It wlll slop sloughing, carry away lhe proud flesh, draw
out the puj and prepare a clean way
for the new skin. It is a recognized
healer among oils, and numbers of
people can certify that It healed where
properly applied.
Working On Beam
System Of Wireless
Marconi Will Shortly Conduct Experiments In Long Distance Radio-
Telephony
The beam system was not used in the
experiment recently conducted from
Cornwall, in Which .Signer Marconi
was enabled lo speak by radio with
Australia. Mr. Marconi said the results of beam transmission which he
Intended to make the material for
trans-Atlantic experiments iu the future, undoubtedly would satisfactorily
prove its availability for high speed
telephony for which he said his com
pany was prepared to build large stations in various parts ot the world
The Inventor ls certain the beam
can be encompassed within an area
as narrow as five degrees and possibly less, and that by lis use he will be
able to obtain with power of only one-
tenth of a kilowatt as efficient transmission with twenty kilowatts, which
was the power used in the speech to
Australia. He added that radio telephonic communication between Europe and America ls "coming soon."
Gifts Of Chinese Generals
IIslong-KeJ-wu, Chinese military
leader, has presented each of his soldiers with a handkerchief inscribed
with eight characters reminding Ihem
or tholr meritorious service. Olher
generals are distributing wash cloths
and tooth brushes.
There's Truth  In That
"Scientists say mosquitoes weep. Is
It true?"
"Probably:    I    have  seen a  moth
ball."
PIIULS
FOR
HEADACHE, BILIOUSNESS
CONSTIPATION,
INDIGESTION,
KIDNEYS,LIVER,
BOWELS.
In English Class
Teacher.—I    have    went.    That's
wrong, Isn't It?"
Pupil.—Yes, ma'am.
Teacher.—Why ls It wrong?
Pupil.—Because you ain't went yet.
Sentenced To Death
No Appeal Possible
The death warrant is passed out.
every time a corn Is treated with Putnam's Corn Extractor. It means the
end of the corn. Putnam's lifts out
corns, root and branch, aud never
falls. Refuse any substitute for Putnam's.    25c everywhere.
Wheat In the Northland
Herman Trelle, who look second
place with his Marquis wheat at the
Chicago International Exposition last
year, and whose farm ls at Lake Saskatoon west of Grande Prairie, Al
berta. and 100 miles northwest ot Ed
monton, reports that on May 24 his
new wheat stood nine Inches above
ground, He rfent a sample to W. J.
Stephen, Field Crops Commissioner,
ol lhe Alberia Government.
Something In It
She.—What's In a name? as lhe pool
says.
lie.—Well, If you like mine, you
might get a good home out of it.
You Can Stand
fon this WashBoau
Our SMP Pearl Ware Wash
Board is so strong*, tough and
durable that a full-grown man or
woman can stand on it without
doing the rubbing surface or any
part of it thc least harm! The enameled surface won't chip, flake or peel off. Think of
the wear there is in such a wash board!
There is thc same wearing qualities in all
articles in SMP Pearl Ware.  Try out the
Wash board and be convinced.
^skfpr SMP
Pearl Ware
HUM MV
'«Sheet Metal Products co"m«™
The oonslituent assembly of Meso
potamia refused to ratify the proposed Anglo-Irak treaty.
Dr. G. A. Gordon, British Government surgeon, died from injuries ro
eclved In an automobile accident.
Control of Eskimo residents of Can-
adii Is placed under a bill given first
reading in the House of Commons.
Two workers were killed and several policemen seriously wounded In
a labor riot at Kingston, Jamaica. Tho
rioters burned lho police patrol wagon.
The Auglo-ltallan experts have completed Ihelr work of defining a new
Jubnluni! frontier. A eonvenllon wlll
be signed shortly.
It. Is announced lhat the United
Stales Government will close Its books
lor this fiscal year wllh a surplus ot
between J35O,006,OO0 nnd $-100,000,000,
Fo^frim? a meeting at Winnipeg ot
the executive committee of the On-to-
the-Bay Association, it was declared
by members that there had been a decided improvement in prospects for
early completion of the Hudson's Bay
Railway.
Straight Talk On
Danger Of Colds j
Let your cold gain headway, and
you can't keep it from running Into
Catarrh.
Catarrh never stays In the same
place—It travels down Into the lungs
—then It's Consumption.
Drive colds and Catarrh right out of
your system whlto you have the
chance.
Easily done by Inhaling CATARRHOZONE, which Instantly reaches the
true source of the trouble and gets
right where the living germ of
Catarrh Is working.
CATARRHOZONE Is full of healing
balsams and essences, and Is able to
patch up the sore spots and remove
that tender, sensitive feeling from the
nose and throat.
Hawking and spitting cease, because the discharge ls stopped. The
nostrils are cleared, headache ls relieved, breath is purified. Every
trace of Catarrh, bronchial and throat
weakness ls permanently removed.
Get CATARRHOZONE today; two
months' treatment SI.00: small size
60c. Sold by all druggists or by mail
from The Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.
Bank Savings Increase
An Increase of approximately nine
teen millions In total savings deposits
in Canadian banks during the month
of April Is shown by the statement issued through the department of finance. Demand deposits also show an
Increase of over ten millions during
the month.
BABY'S OWN TABLETS
ALWAYS KEPT ON HAND
Mrs. David Gagne, St. Godfrey, Que.,
writes:—"1 have used Baby's Own
Tablets for my three little ones and
have found them such au excellent
medicine that I always keep them on
hand and would strongly advise all
other mothers to do lhe same thing."
The Tablets are a mild but thorough
laxative which quickly relieve constipation and Indigestion; break up
colds and simple fevers and promote
that healthful refreshing sleep which
makes the baby thrive. They are
sold by all medicine dealers or by mall
at 25 cenls a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Ilrockvllle, Out.
Customs In Baking
The Arab woman digs a fill In the
sand nnd builds a hot fire In It. Then
she rakes uwny the embers and plasters her dough on Ihe hot sides. When
the bread Is done she picks it off wllh
a pall' of longs. The dellclously crisp
Persian bread which Is bought In enormous lint pancuke-llke sheets sometimes 30 Inches long, ls prepared in a
number of ways. The Ecuadorean
woman follows a very Interesting old
custom, She bakes bread In the shape
of persons and animals for All Saints'
Day.
Many people are almost crippled
wllh corns. But llils Is needless suffering which can bu speedily ended
with Holloway's Corn Remover,
The greatest earthquake area In tho
world ls In Italy, not Japan. Ilaly
has had 27,672 shocks and Japan
27,053.
Many a man who has tho courago ot
his convictions makes a tool of himself.
Minard's Liniment for Falling Out of
Hair
BIGBEN
.   CHEWING  i
1   TOBACCO   l
MaaufadurW by
laeparial Tobacco Company
of Canada Liaaateal
Wr
British Chemist's New Discovery
Alcohol Suitable For Automobile Fuel
Can Be Made From Hops
A new microbe has been discovered
whereby 10,000 tons ot waste hops can
be made to yield annually half a million gallons of alcohol suitable for motor spirit. It ls a British discovery,
and another proof of the value of
chemical research.
Until two chemists made this discovery, brewers paid large sums every
year for the carting away of (heir
"waste" hops. Now not only can mo-
tu.r spirit be extracted from this so-
called waste, but a further result Is
the manufacture of acetic acid, essential in many Industries.
This useful microbe develops so
much heat by Its evolution that It
kills all antagonistic germs and great-
'ly stimulates the process of fermentation. Apart from motor spirit, 15,000
cubic feet of gas, suitable for internal
combustion engines, is also rendered
available by the process, and the
whole discovery has aroused keen Interest In the chemical aud commercial world.—Tlt-BHs.
Moon Like Dried Mud
The moon's surface ls lhe color of
dried mud, according to F. J. Har-
greaves, a member of Ihe British Astronomical Association, who has per-
fected a process of direct color photography. He says tlie surface of tho
moon can also be likened to weal tiered, dirty concrete.
ZIG-ZAG
Cigarette Papers
Large Double Booh
120 Loaves *a
Finest You Can Buy/ elv
AVOID IMITATIONS   P
MONEY ORDERS
Dominion Express Money Orders are on
I salo in live thousand offices throughout
Canada.
GERMAN MONEY for sale—200.001)
marks, ROci r>00,0U0 marks. 00c: one million marks, $1.2.',: tim million murk*. $*i.r,n.
Specialty Import Co., tDepl. 41 3 \V. Don-
uas St., Toronto, Ont.
Grain Figures Climbing
Grain In Store In Country Elevators
Is Dwindling
With grain loadings at polnls along
Canadian National lines for the week
ending June 5 at 3,620 cars, an in
crease of 2,216 cars over the same
week a year ago, the season's loadings
for that system now total 160,017
cars containing 201.0SS.000 bushels
of grain, as against 118,965 cars with
157,263,000 bushels during the same
period of tho previous crop season.
The substantial Increase of 31,052 cars
with 13,S20,000 bushels shown by this
season's .statistics are an indication ol
the rapidity wllh which the 1923 crop
Is being moved to market. Grain la
store In country elevators along Canadian Nalional lines In Saskatchewan
now amounts to ouly 7,550,000 bushels
and in Alberta 4,923,000 bushels.
Miller's Worm Powders are complete In themselves. They not only
drive worms from lho system, but repair the damage lhat worms cause
and so Invigorate lhe constitution lhat
It speedily recovers from the disorders of the digestion Hint lire Iho result
nf the work of these parasitic Intruders. They do their work thoroughly
and strength and soundness follow
their use.
OVIR HALF A OINTURY REPUTATION
DHLECLERC'8r:vltR/K?0Va*vS
WKAKKtnsUtSjtD(.AtlliKR,riRAVKI,.BA(K*r'H*'.Ac.
Da LE CLERC'S V^*AN>EMfA
SIKH ANII KKI.ItBt.F  POR  I.AIIIKS AM.Ml Ml.
DrLE CLERC'S APv«R?aVT^'L.
Sold br laadlnt Chnttiitti i'tfcai In Fnglan.l 3*.
D(t. LtCf.EncMid.Co.lUt'ii'iinclitM. N.W.I, t,outran
•rMalt 91,10 from Tl, Front S't.E..ToddNio,Out.
orM. Bikkman Strkkt. Niw YqkkCiiv.
^Vhenpure
sweet milk
is essential
Frte Recipe Book-
Write ll.. Borden to.
Limited, Montreal,
"Grave wanled (secondhand) In
Bmmplon Cemetery; hold Iwo or
more. Good price given," runs an ad-
verlisement In a Fulhatu newspaper.
Minard's    Liniment   for    Aches   and
Pains
Tho only difference between, black
pepper and while pepper ls Iluit lhe
former has not been snipped of the
outer skin of the berry before grinding.
.Myucai Prstatlu
;Oeii,BtsHkyC«nlllln
HID FYFSU" Murine Fre Reirrde
WK MM "NlgbtandMoniUu."
■Sep yaarlyea Clean, Clear an* Healler.
Writ* for Free Ere Care Book.
lfalMrrelM<eICi.,t[ulOlllSlr«l,Caltiu
W.   N.   U.   1529 THE   RECORD,   AGASSIZ,   B.   0.
Agassiz Record
Printed  by  Tha Valley  rubllahini;  Co.
Hammond, B. C.
3. JUN1UR DOUQAN, Editor.
EDWARD HAQKLL, Mnnar«T.
Subscription:   J1.50  por annum
Advortlslnfr Hates :
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 0, 11)24
MR.   LOUGHEED  ACCEPTS  PAT.
RONAGE OF NAVAL COMMAND-
ER.
Lnst Thursday, Mrr Nelson S,
Lougheed, President of thc Abern-
ethy-Loughed Logging Co., by showing Vice-Admiral Sir Frederick Field
his vast logging plant, afforded him
the occasion to remark :
"Thc most interesting day I have
had on tho trip."
Little wonder at such an opinion,
as Mi'. Lougheed explained tho wonderful processes of taking down the
mighty forest monsters and convcv-
ing them to the river, some dozen
miles away. President Lougheed
was assisted in the entertaining by
Mr. McCormick, Vice-President of
the Co. and the Misses Margaret
and   Ethel   Lougheed.
This wns the grandest forest operation Sir Frederick had ever seen,
and hence his wonderment nnd admiration. Cedai-s 2000 years old
were seen in their prestine glory,
and all the processes that happen
them at tlie hands of gangs of men
and the latest in logging engines
and machinery. The Vice-Admiral
and the others of his party were the
guests—to the camp of—Mr. Geo.
Kidil, Mgr. B.C.E. By. The loggers'
dinner formed a part of the treat.
The distinguished guests paid
high compliments to Haney's great
Captain of Industry.
Side lights on a Great Iiidnstry
OLD TIMER'S
COMMENT
LUMBER      THE      COMMERCIAL
LIFE OF THE PROVINCE
"Wc arcall More or Lest Dependent
on  it."
"I remember way buck in tbe
'Seventies' what a serious situation
was created, amounting almost, to a
panic, when the news went round
that tlie sawmill was tfohitf to close
down. We wero all more or less dependent on it." Thus an old-timer recently speakinp of the rally days of
the historic Eastings Mil!, around
which p-rew up the present city of
Vancouver,
Tho most effective way to realize
what the lumber industry means to
British Columbia is to visualize for
a moment what would really happen
if hte 3,000 concerns exclusively engaged in handling forest products
were compelod by any industrial upheaval to close (lown.
Here area few things that would
happen :
An  investment  of  $20,000,000
would be imperilled.
An annual purchasing power of
$100,00,00 would be destroyed.
Forty thousand  workers would
bo without jobs.
The Province would losea third
of its revenue.
The  railroads  would  lose  half
of their freight traffic.
Half the  number of big ships
would comeot our harbours.
The situation is in fact much the
same as it was in the 'Seventies,"
the forest industries are the life of
the Province. .."We are all more or
less dependent on them." And every
reader of this article io Interested.
This   series   of   articles  communicated   by   the   Timber   Industries
Council   of  British   Columbia-
SUMMER EXCURSIONS
LOW   FARES
TO
Prairie Points
Eastern Canada
Central and Eastern States
Optional Routes—Stop-overs—Side Trips.
ENQUIRE ABOUT THE
TRIANGULAR TOUR
Vancouver—Prince Rupert—Jasper Park
A delightful rail and water trip.
Tourist and Travel Bureau, 527 Granville Street, Vancouver
Canadian   National   Railways
The Pleasure of Travel
is fully realized on the lines of the
Canadian Pacific Railway
THE WORLD'S GREATEST HIGHWAY
Twenty-four hours in the beautiful
Canadian Pacific Rockies
Through transcontinental trains daily.   Electric lighted
sleepers and compartment observation cars.
VARIOUS ROUTES LIBERAL STOP-OVERS
For full Particulas and reservations, apply to any
Canadian Pucifi Agent or General Passenger Department
Vancouver B.C.
NATIONAL PARKS ARE GAME SANCTUARIES
THE National Parks of Canada
are a haven for wild life;
where guns and hunting dogs
are forbidden and where the animals have come to look upon man
as their friend rather than as their
destroyer. As a result wild animals are increasing in the national
Sarks of Canada and the graceful
eer, the lordly bison and the always interesting bear live at peace
in their natural habitat without
molestation.
At Jasper National Park in Alberta, which is 4,400 square miles
in extent and the largest of Canada's
national parks, bears, deer, moose,
mountain sheep and goats abound,
and the visitor finds also great
numbers of smaller animals such as
beaver, squirrel and others which
are becoming quite tame since they
realize that they are protected.
At Wainwright, on the main line
of the Canadian National Railways,
east of Edmonton, there exists one
of the finest demonstrations of the
feasibility of game conservation,
for there, in the buffalo park are
some 8,000 animals, the growth
from a herd of 716 which was purchased some sixteen years ago by
the Canadian Government and al
lowed to multiply in peace. So
great has been the development of
the herd that this fall 2,000 of the
surplus animals had to be slaughtered and in the spring another
2,000 young buffalo are to be
moved into the northern hinterland
nnd allowed to roam at will there
under conditions where they also
will be safe from.ruthless hunters.
In addition to buffalo, the government has at Wainwright large
numbers of elk and yak, which are
fast becoming unknown animals
except to the adventurous hunter
who was prepared to go miles beyond the limits of civilization, and
these animals also are multiplying
in the conditions under which they
are being kept.
Visitors to Jasper Park at thc
present time And cinnamon, brown
and black bears very numerous; if
they go far enough afield they may-
reach the haunts of the grizzly,
still within the park limits. Deer
may be found browsing within a
stone's throw of Jasper Park
Lodge, the bungalow camp hotel
operated by the Canadian National
Railways and cariboo are reported
to be becoming more plentiful year
by year. The "blghorli" mountain sheep grazes peaccfuly along
the lower slopes of tho great
mountains which rise on every side,
while the more timorous mountain
goat may be seen on the higher
slopes, making his way over precarious footing and seeming to
challenge the camera enthusiast to
climb up and include his picture in
the collection.
By means of the sanctuaries
which have been given to various
animals, the younger Canadians
growing up today can now r.nd in
the future see for themselves,
specimens of various big game animals which a few years ago were
threatened with destruction. And
since Canada was almost the last
native haunt of many of these, such
as the buffalo, the educational
value alone of the sanctuaries is
great. The experiments already
made have shown that such animals as the buffalo can readily ba
propagated in captivity and in their
case also, the revenue derived by
the government from the sale of
buffalo meats, hides and heads
from the animals which it has become necessary to kill, will, it is
estimated, go a long way towards
paying for the cost of the experiment and the upkeep of the National Parks.
RAILWAY USES ELECTRIC CAR
THE first storage battery electrically driven car used by
railways in Western Qanada
has been placed in service between
Winnipeg and Transcona by the
Canadian National Railways,
whoso shops at Transcona employ
some 2,400 men, many of whom reside in Winnipeg, travelling back
and forth morning and evening.
Others  reside   in Transcona with
their families, but do their shopping and other business in Winnipeg. The inauguration of tho new
electric car service gives a regular
schedule of runs daily which can
be operated by the railway company much more economically than
under the former system of operating extra passenger trains several times dally. The new car was
converted from a gasoline-electric
car at the St. Catherines shops of
the Canadian National. It is of
solid steel construction throughout with four-wheeled ball bearing:
trucks. The length is 6!) feet over
all and accommodation is provided
for 100 passengers. One end of
the car is reserved as a smoking;
compartment. The car Is capable?
of maintaining a speed of 40 miles
per hour on level track and makes
the one-way trip between Winnipeg and Transcona In 16 minute*

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