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 With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Tl. '...  W  Vol. XXL, No. 22;  4BB0TSF0RD, B, C.   FRIDAY, APRIL. 8,    1921  JJ.00 PER  Yeah  PEGPCS3D  HOSPITAL  TO   COST  $i:i,oou  WHATCOM 13   ROAD,   April   ti.���������A  delegation   consisting  of     Mr.  S.   1.).  Trethc-wey, of (.lie Abbot'sford    Lumber and    Mining-    Developing    Company, and Mr. N.    Hill, of the    Ab-  botsfor.d  bnincli  of the  Royal   Bunk,  attended tlie Sumas council  mooting  Saturday  and asked  the reeve < and  ��������� councillors as to what support would  be forthcoming to    assist in    placing  tho  pro])osed     Abbotsford     hospital  firmly on its feet.    In addressing the  council tho delegation  said  that the  initial cost    would be    $21,000.    Of  that sum,  it was  hoped, the provincial government would  take     HO per  cent,   and   the     hospital ������������������ committee  wished   to     complete     the     balance  sheet,    showing the    total    sum obtained,  to  allow   the provincial  government to come    forward    with its  cheque.  So far a site of three lots, lumber to the value of $2,000 donated  by the local lumber company, and  $2,000 had been collected, also Dr.  Swift had promised instruments for  the .operating room. There was  also a likelihood os several public  bodies offering to take over the  furnishing��������� of. different wards. At  this point, Mr. Hill, in answer to  a question, said that .should the  provincial government ' not come  forward'with the 50 per cent.-it  would mean that a smaller scheme  would have to be taken in hand. The  committee had.- received a premise  and was not afraid that it would be  scrapped.  From statistics given by the lady  who had kept the nursing home  going at Abbot'sford for so many  years, it was deduced that the new  hospital would be self-supporting.'  In'1920, one hundred and seventy  patients    had been    treated in    the  nursing home, including thirty-seven $  confinement   cases.     An   average  qfy  3 4   days   per   patient,   gave   a   total  of 2,450 hospital  days  tor the year, i  .In    event of    confinement    cases '  going   over  the  line,  to Sumas  hospital, parents would    often be    surprised when informed that children',  because born there, were counted as  American citizens.  Tlie reeve and councillors intimated that they fully realized the  need for a hospital and would notify  the hospital1 committee, directly  after the council's next meeting, as  to decision arrived at.  SUMAS OOCNClli  WHATCOM     ROAD,  April  .-���������At  HOARD OF TKADE  A meeting of the Hoard of Trade  was held in the O. W. V. A. club  rooms on M'onday, April 4th. The resignation of Capt. Cope, as secretary  was accepted, and Mr. Arthur George  -was'appointed in his place. Mr. 10.  Webster of the Lights Committee  also resigned. New members were  Mr. Pratt and Mr. R. DesMases. The  secretary was asked to .write to ex-  mayor Gray to arrange with Mr. Mc-  Dermid, solicitor of municipalities to  visit the council and give information concerning incorporation at his  earliest convenience. A resolution  was passed to ask  kovski retained as  Settlement   Board.  the- monthly meeting of the Sumas  Council Saturday, road mutters  wore much to the fore.  A petition was read from land  owners asking that 4th street extension he cancelled. A by-law cancelling the.same will be pesented next  month.  ' -Mr. J. II. Haggard from New  Westminster, paid the council chamber a visit and was informed that  the surveyor's report on the road to  the Huggard property, had , not yet  been   received.'  ���������  Mr. Bowman approached, the  Council asking that the proposed  road, already authorized, be cancelled and another farther west and  shorter 2 5 chains than the other, be  substituted.,  The work on the road running  north from the-Municipal Hall to  the Kilgard-Abbotst'ord . road, a  stretch of 1 1-4 miles, was reported  complete and fit for-traffic.  Mrs. E. Marshall asked if , the  Council would erect a new fence,  if material was-supplied, to .replace  the fence which is now on the stretch  where the new road, to their homestead, will run. The Council was of  the opinion that it could not be re-,  sponsible for the making of a road  arid also for fences which were put  in before the road was gazetted.  The' work done by settlers concerned, on the Sumas bridge on the  line of the proposed International  boundary road was satisfactorily  reported on.  ,M,r. G. Cox, ,owner of lots on' S. E.  quarter of Sec". 2, Tp. 16, interview-'  ; ed ' the Council with reference to.  ;his letter anent the proportioning of.  | the cost of drainage work in the  neighborhood of his farm. Cor-  : respondence included a letter from  the B. C. E. Railway Company in  eply to a request that electrical  current be installed on the MacKen-  zie road for which there were 20  applicants, that'the business offering  did not warrant the extension at  present. Mr. F." B. 'Stacey, M. P.,  wrote saying that he was glad that  the question of a post office at Kil-  ���������gard, had now been settled. . Mr.- Bui  lock's tender having been accepted  and the . office, would be installed  in about four weeks time. A letter  from the.Provincial, Secretary stated  that the Provincial Tax Collector  would be instructed to cease collecting poll tax directly after the final  passing of a by-law, for 11)21, by the  Council.  LOCAL and DISTRICT  spent, (he    week  Miss lna Frascr  end in Vancouver. ,  Miss.T. ' Houghom of Vancouver  spent her Waster holidays with Miss  May.Slady. '  The morning and evenini; services-  of the Abbotsford Anglican church  held on Easter Sunday were well  attended. The'^church was beautifully decorated with Easter flowers by  he Ladies of the Altar Guild. Rev.  rtowe   conducted   both  services.'  Miss Irene Seath of Vancouver  spent a few days with Miss Irene  King of Abbotsford.  Mrs.' William Coutts visited a  friend in Chilliwack on Thursday.  A. great-excitement was caused in  Abbotsford when the chimney of the i  Nursing Home caught fire.- Some j  person rang the fire-bell, and every-1  body ran to see what it was. How- j  ever no damage was done.' j  PERSONALS  Want The-  Ditch Completed  Mr. R. H. Cairns, Inspector of Indian schools and Mrs. Cairns arc  visiting Mr. and Mis. F. W. Johnson.  Services will be held in St. Math-  cw's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7.30. Rev. T.  E. Rowe, vicar.  to have Mr. Bro-  supervisor on the  Mr. W. J. Gray, it is reported,  hopes to be manager of the Abbotsford liquor store, when it is opened  up.  The Ladies' Aid pi  Tuesday night was a  ay at Sardis on  great success.  25 cents  tore  .7. J. SPARROW  GIFFORD, April 4.���������Ex-Coun. . T.  Aish attended, the meeting of ' the  Matsqui Council here on Saturday,  and asked ��������� for financial assistance  from the council towards the cost of  a ditching improvement from the j  Slough to the Page Road. Thc-j  scheme had been decided upon by the |  owners .interested, but would benefit  several roads in that district. The  original ditching work was aided  by the council in the form of a grant  on that account. ~-Now-the timbering  of'the'ditchv'wnic'h. \had been;/.down,  14 years, had rotted and the ditcii  had caved in in many places. Some  $35 0 would have to be paid for compensation to owners through whose  land the ditch ran without actually benefiting the. 'land, and the  whole i work was estimated to cost  about $2000 and $3000. Possibly  the C. N. railway would help. 'The  owners concerned had agreed upon  the scheme against themselves and  apportioned the cost, and they  had done all the preliminary work  without calling in an engineer, realizing that an engineer's fees and  charges would probably amount to  more than the work could be done  for. The ditch would drain the Page  road past Hayton's corner, Major's  road to the dyke, and the Reynolds  road. It would benefit the . land of  those and other owners, which' was  the primary motive, but it would also  serve several municipal roads, and  improve those roads and reduce mun  icipal charges in respect to them, lie  suggested $600 as an equitable contribution from the council. ���������>  Coun. Bell declined to consider action until an engineer's report was  presented. The council was not. supposed to drain land, and anyway  unless they had an engineer's report  they would know what they won1  in for. Patching road work there  last year cost $1000.  Mr. Aish: It would not cost anything like, so much if the ditch was  in good repair.  Coun. Bell. J haven't got money to  put into ditch schemes; there are  lots of roads to attend to first. Nc  suggested $100 as nearer the mark  for a suggestion contribution from  the council than $000.  Finally it was decided to postpone  a decision  until  the  work  is in  progress, therwhole council to inspect it.  and base their decision on the result  of  the  inspection.  Mrs.  Campbell  and  daughter  Mrs.  Davidson  of    Vancouver     were    the  guests  of  Mrs. Angus Mclnnes  ovei  , the  week-end.  I Miss lna Eraser ��������� and her sister  . Mrs. Stefan of Chilliwack were visi-  ' tors in Vancouver last week.  | Mr. J. McDonald has come-to take  iMiv Joe Williams' position in the  j Canadian    Pacific    Railway,    as Mr.  and  Mrs.    Williams    have . gone to  Wales.  Mrs. Zeigler and son-Orland motor  ed to Vancouver on Slunday with Mr.  and  Mrs.  Hunt;  Miss   Elsie 'McPhee  spent  several  days with relatives in Seattle during  . the holidays.  |     Mrs. Hovedy of Sumas visited tier  'daughter Mrs;   Renner on Tuesday.  I     Miss Ross of Vancouver is, visiting  ! Mr. and Mrs. L. Farrow.  !'    Mrs.'   Robert    McEwen . ana  son  J Dick have gone to reside in Vancouver.  I Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McDaniels have  "gone to spend the summer on their  ranch in Alberta.  Mr. and Mrs. Whitchelo .were visitors in Vancouver this week.'  Mrs. Lamb of Vancouver was a  recent visitor at the home of Dr. and  Mrs. Swift. ���������  A meeting of the Orange. Lodge  was held in the Orange Hall on Saturday night with a large attendance.  A meeting of the Loyal True Blue  Lodge was held in the Orange Hall  on Monday night. Mrs. Hardy,  Provincial Grand Organizer yisited  the meeting at which some took  'Floor "work and.Degrees. "���������_,; '-^  Mr. -S. Trethewey was" in.-'^ancou-  ver on business this week.  Miss Watson and Miss Elsie Darl-  ingson spent their holidays in Alder-  grove.  : Mr. Ryall was a visitor to Vancouver on Tuesday,  M.YTSQil    KAIOIUKS .Mil)  HUIAKYKI) OK PAYIXO $00,000  ���������    VICTORIA.   April   7.��������� The   farmers of Matsqui Prairie are to be    rer  lieved  of paying  $00,000  for     work  done   by   the Northern, Construction  Company in connection with  dyking  the large acreage   -which is annually  flooded during    the    FTaser      River,  freshet.-    A   w;ell   guarded   and   discreet promise  ' made lj������y Hon. E.    D.  Barrow just prior to    the late    election,  to  the effect  that the government  would   bear   the  cost  of.   the  scheme over and above the.   original  estimate-of    $35,000    made, by government    engineers, has thus    been  kept.     At   the   time   it ' was     made  Mr. Barrow was being    closely pres-1'  sed by Col.-A. L. Coote, the Conservative    candidate in the    Chilliwack  .  riding, and it required the vote of the  Matsqui people to swing the election  to the side of the Minister of Agriculture.  The,item was not sanctioned without a strenuous debate. Mr. J. A.  Catherwood, , Mr. Fred Anderson,  Mr. J. W. Jones .and -Mr. George  leading the attack, the latter stating  that the Northern- Construction Com  pany is the same firm that is engaged  in building,the Pacific Great Eastern  Railway on the cost plus basis, and  ���������that the suggestion that the people  were paying more than was necessary in this connection might have  some foundation. Mr.. Fred Anderson, Liberal member for Kamloops,  was very caustic in his remarks,  claiming that the people of the province should not be called/ upon to  assume a load which really belonged ;  to Matsqui. lion. Dr. King, Premier.  Oliver and Hon. -Miv Barrow' defend-;  ed'the-vote'; ���������. '-   --    ��������� " -.  :.-;..;. . -  Miss   Violet' Magiiire'  ���������of the    Easter    vacation  mother,   returning, to  Tuesday.  spent'  ��������� with  part.  ,her"  Vancouver  ou'  MAKING   THM'  (MSA DM  IX   (JOOD  STVI/K  and   $1)000     have  the new   hospital.  still     pouring  in  ���������Between $8000  been suscribed to  and the money is  from all sides.  Tlie .collectors are meeting with  success and it is expected that the  necessary amount will be raised in  record   time.  The hospital charter has been  completed and now awaits tlie signature of only paper before being  issued.  Mr.   H.  Harlow of  Gilford   w;ik   in  town   today.     Mo  intends  opening  a  store  in     Vancouver  in    connection  with Jiie store at G if ford.  FOR LADIES AND ECONOMY FOR THE MEN  Ladies' and Children's Fine Shoes direct from  Canada's Premier Shoe.House. You will be surprised al Ihe tremendous reduction prices are for  $400 lo $5.0(Mower than last year. Ladies' shoes,  in Ihe best grades and sizes,  sel f Jo *sce Ihese shoes. We  Pine line oP inPanl's shoes.  You owe it to your-  have a   particularly  NEW STOCK OF SILKS  Grocery Prices:  Pacific Milk 2 tins  Por 25 cents   .........2Tins Por. 1.5 cents  pail  05 cents  Powder; 1  tin Por 17 cents  Royal Yeast :   Strawberry .Jams, 4 lb  "Golden Crust l>a  IP you like  our    Special  good leu .remember this is  goof  40.  Where 'Quality and Service Coimls We  The Business  SHELLY'S   XXXX  BREAD  Fresh Dally  I. Try  cents  Gel ���������  B.  THE STORE OF QUALITY  C.   Phone,   4 Fanners'   Phone   1007 i>Aflis t^o  f HE ABBOTSFORD POS* - **"*-?  mn     i ���������i-nr-T^s  r## ABBOTSFORD POST  Published:Every. Friday  A. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  Member 0* the Canadian Weekly    Newspapers^   AsBOClatlon.  FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 1921  The Provincial House has  wound up its business for the  session, and so far as legislation outside of the liquor act  but little has been done that, is  of material benefit to the province at large, there being a  great many ways in which B. C.  was" to have benefitted according to the speeches from the  various platforms during' the  recent election.  Election promises are like  the snow ball on a hot summer  day���������they are of short duration  But that promise of Hon. Mr  SOMETHING   IOR  NOTHING  following is taken  from an  has ' three  The    ---  exhange    which    says it  things  to sell. .  The newspaper and printing business is in entirely different, circum-  BUmcM as compared with mere "������i;  tile business, as labor unci ma ten..'  costs cannot decrease this > ca  Paper stock may be somewhat lenvu  in price, but the decrease will be so  little that it will make no materia  difference in . production cost cl  either job printing or the newspapci.  "The Record has but throe things  l������"These are; white space, job work  and subcriptions, but the greatest ol  these is white space.   '  "People  who  would not  think  o.  going into a    store and    asking    the  E. W. Bigelow  Barrister, Etc.  At J. A. CATHERWOOD'S.  Every   Friday     I  Phones:   Mission  1503  Long Distance:  Phone 80  Pt. Coquitlam  Farris to the hotelmen-and it  merchant to^hand out a  p^ ft  :���������   ���������i,���������������ofc������rA   that there  was  |���������d8f������| Verges one of the only  is almost sure that there was  some understanding in lieu of  support���������is now a thing of the  past, and maybe Mr. Bowser  was not so far wrong in h\s  statements' during the Delta  bye-election, except that he  may have made the statements  with more force than they  warranted, but that is excusable  on the hustings- But at the  time Premier Oliver said- he  knew1 nothing about them and  he certainly has acted his part  ever since.  It is not for us to enumerate  what many people think is lack  ing in the legislative acts of the  past session, except to say that  with the: exception of carrying  out the wishes of the people in  regard to the referendum no  great problems that we are up  against, have been solved, ex-  ' cept passing out the suggestion  that the people should be taxed  more, and it does not take very  much executive ability to suggest or even to legislate along  this line.  There is one consolation how  ever and that is that the members of the government have  done well by themselves and  the opposition,in increasing the  sessional indemnity to $2,000.  And we are of opinion that not  many of them earned their  money.  Now that the sessional  duties rae over the members of  the cabinet can take a little  rest and perhaps a little jaunt  at the province's expense.  The first to go was little  Mary, who went before the session was over. A whole programme was outlined, in which  she was to do considerable talking���������that comes easy. Then  comes the word that the Premier is to follow to the East in  a short time���������the end of April.  We were just wondering as to  what would happen should they  meet���������repeat the election stunt  of Vancouver Hotel fame or to  decide who was president of Ihe  council?  "Billy "Sloan is to go over to  a mining meeting in one of the  like second nature coast cities  of U. S. ."'������������������   .     \ ���������**'  Dr.-King, is doing the wise  thing���������making a trip to Dewd-  ncy, and the Fraser Valley, lie  will find a welcome hand everywhere and he will nee things  for himself.  The last few months have  been strenuous ones for the  ministers, what with a session  following so closely on a general election, and who can  blame them if nobody is left a<  home to 'keep house' for a little while.  three things they "have to sell, namely: space. .  " -it is barely'"' possible that m  this community there are some who  do not vet understand that notices m  a newspaper, advertising a function,  or entertainment, where an admission is charged,, or goods sola, lb  subject to charge.  "There mav be soma who.inmi-. i'  is alright to charge a baker tor advertising his . products, but an outrage to charge some society tor advertisements of cocked food, oi  other sales; it seems reasonable to.  the minds of some' that reading  notices of admission charges and  programs of theatre is advertising  and should be advertised for, but  that the same thing does not hold  true when applied to an organization  made up of many individuals.  "In the olden days when country  editors traded subscriptions for theii  winter's supply of vegetables; when  print' paper was three cents a pound,  and when a $10 a week "hand-peg:  ger" set all the type, this may have  been the practise;' but in this modern  comnjercial age, with costs soaring  in, every department, high rent,  high taxes, modern equipment, the  demand for speed and accuracy, four  teen cent news sprint, the.publisher  is a poor "-business man unless he  makes a fair and reasonable charge  tor every product of his office soon  er or later, will be numbered with  the thousands of newspaper failures.  "No one admires a failure, and a  run-down business is abject in tho  minds of its customers. Fair and  equitable profits, based on costs of  production are necessary in a newspaper and job printing offce, the  same as any other business.  "The present subscription price of  The Record is $ 2.GO because we  believe the paper is worth it, and  because the costs of production  compel   the   charge.  "Our job printing prices are quoted from the Franklin Printing List,  a uniform list, adopted-by 10, 000  printers throughout the  based on the. lowest possible prices  that may be charged to yield  a fair  profit.  "Our advertising rates are the low  est compatible with the costs of  printing and circulation.  "The policy of The Record is one  dedicated to the upbuilding of this  community and every organzaton  and institution in the community. As  a newspaper our mission is that of  purveying news and supplying a reputable advertising  medium.  "To render the greatest service  and do the most good, at the minimum of cost to all concerned is our  business   policy.  iMUAHSd OX A XFOW BASE  Have we not for ages past been attempting to build tho social structure) on a few select somewhat superior individuals? Lincoln was one  of the first moderns to recognize  the bettor way of building on tho  common aense of the masses. The  common average man is the new basis for upbuilding tlie democrasy,  Higher education was for the few  today none so poor or lowly but can  fioonro all the advantages of -t\y:  highest life desired. We are.undertaking distinctive things in tin.  training of youth. The day is near  when all ablebodied boys and girls  shall be trained in .at least one of  the trunk-line industries and this  training shall form part���������an important part���������in school and college,  discipline.  The modern idea began in tin:  effort to so train boys and girls that  they would be able to make a living;  this idea has expanded until it means  that the highest purpose is to  maku  not a    living    only,    but���������a life.  \m\ this can only be .accomplished in  aiding youth to build character  rather than to inspire with a money-  making   mania.  The chief concern ol* every prireiv  should be to make respectable and  useful citizens out of his children;  business ' success being merely a  means to'that end. Above all els-,  youth must be trained more and  more in productive pursuits, and lcs:-  and less in non-productive or parasitical enterprises, Labor' is tho  prime agency in the creation oi  material wealtn; labor is honorable  in spite of the tendency of the times  to breed those "who toil not. neither  do thev spin." " Or, if they spin at  all as Henrv Bullen well says, they  spin webs to emmesh their fellows.  Labor is becoming more and more  dignified even though branches o>  it are sowing deeper radicalism. The  good sense of the masses will eventually rule. Our children must become masters in the essential industries rather than either masters or  servants in the non-essentials.  In no field of industry are bright  boys and girls needed more.than in  the graphic arts. Here there are  opportunities beyond the present  vision of average men and here  there is ample scope- for all the  abilities any young man or woman  possess or    develop.    In    fact  1 The Spirit of Responsibility to the whole telephone democracy, to tlie millions who iorm the  telephone-using public,-is the foundation -oi-service. It is the appreciation of this responsibility  by tlie many employees of the company which,  has as its result a comprehensive and adequate  telephone system and an alert and prompt handling of telephone calls.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Go.  Wm. Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock   Specialist. _  211 years among the Stock iumi of  the Vruser Valley. Am familar  with the dilTo.r.eut, breeds of live  stuck and thoir values.  Address all communications to  Box 34 Chilliwack, B. C  J. H. JONES "  Funeral   Diredd  AGENT   FOR' HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  may    ,,-.   there is no productive work mo e  fascinating to the thoughtful youth  than that connected with type ink  and paper. The possibilities of tho  combination of these three servants  ���������of man are beyond the power of  man  to   conceive.  Here then is one of the greatest  and most lucrative fields of endeavor our young men and women.can  find on earth.  INCUBATORS  AND  THE  THREE  OLD  TOADIES  There was an olu lady all dressed u  silk'    ' '   j i   ������������������  Who lived upon    lemons and buttermilk;  And thinking this   world was a spur  old place,  She carried its acid all over her face.  Another-    old    lady all    dressed  in  patches,  Lived    upon   -nothing but    Lucifer  matches;. '  So the world, it    made her strangle  and   cough -  And sure as you rubbed her you set  her   off.  Another-old lady all sunny and neat,  Who lived upon sugar and everything sweet;  Exclaimed when she heard of then-  troubles,  "I  never,"  For the world is so nice I could livt  on   forever!  .-,   ---   Now children take your choice  country,-j Of the foods your heart shall eat;  There are sourish thoughts and brim  stone   thoughts  And thoughts all good and sweet.  And whatever the heart feeds on.  Dear children,  thrust to  me,  Is.   precisely  what this    queer    ok.  world  Will seem to you to be.  CANADA   IMPORTED  2,205 U. S. AUTOS IN  1020  CALGARY. Alta-., April 2.���������Plush  lined limousines have no place ir.  rural western Canada, but nearly  every farmer has a car and to meet  the growing' demand paticularly in  tlie agricultural districts Canada im-  portod 2,26i) 'automobiles from the |  United States in 1020. This is in  addition.to Ihe big output of the  factories and brandies in Canada.  During the same period, according  to figures compiled bore. Canada  imported from tho United States L-  I{7*J,727 barrels of gasoline and G,-  sVOO.000  barrels of crude oil.  Western Canada now has one  automobile for about every fifteen  residents.  BROODERS  for the coming hatching season,  which will be the biggest in tfce  history of this Province.  BUCKEYE, JUBILEE, RELIABLE,  PRAIRIE STATE and ELECTRIC  INCUBATORS and BROODERS.  CATALOGUES    FREE  A. I. Johnson &Co.  844 Cainbie St.  VANCOUVER  For  a Good SmokeTry  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  B.    C.   CiGAR    FACTORY  W'lLBERG  a WOLZ. PROPS  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister    ' Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8001 P. O. Box 69  MISSION CIT^T, B. O.  SI-.^.VICS  STATION  Made in Canada  u  Actions speak louder than words to indicate the worth of a motor car.  More than half a million people have purchased Chevrolet cars. And more Chevrolet  cars are sold now than ever before.  490 TOURING CAR  HAMMOND  J;.>'"V1    :.'���������''  153 F. C. B. Mission City  STUART MOTORS  CHEVROLET aud DODGE AGENTS  Mission City, B. C.  Mr. V. I). Sibley Is busy creeling  h'.s new blacksmith shop on the  site of his former premises, destroyed last summer by fire. This is welcome intelligence to his many friends  It is gratifying to learn that Mr.  G. (.!. Cordelle is to remain in town  and contemplates opening up a real  estate business. A keen sportsman,  as well as a live business man, Mr.  Cordelle is an asset of great value to  the community.  It is better to suffer wrong than  to do it, and happier to be sometimes  cheated than not to trust.���������Johnson;  f iipMuwiiim.\iUMW''tw'mwv'^mmBn*i  EBSa  =33  iHYjuDIHii^uumiu.iiiuiMii  KJ������: ���������*  f  %0  va  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE THKKi-:  Letter  Heads  Bill  Heads  Envelope  Statements  Posters  Shipping  Tags  Visitmj  Cards  JlLaC������    J���������ilCo  s  The Merchant who advertises his goods thereby shows  his confidence in them. His  advertisement is an invitation to the people to test his  sincerity by testing' his goods.  This paper has a bona fide  circulation and an adv. in it  will reach the man who  spends his money in his own  province.  For job Printing  This of fice is equipped with  an assortment of type and  paper that will insure a perfect and artistic piece of w or k  When next you see a good,  well executed piece of printed  mutter, whether it is business  stationery, pamphlet, booklet  or any of the numerous printed articles, examine it carefully and you will invariably  find that it is the product of  this office. The intelligent  Business Men, Farmer and  Fruit Grower alike demands  and receives  Dodgers  Loose  Leaves  Invoices  Price  Lists  Invitations  Receipts  Circulars  Meal  Tickets  Menus  JLaC������    JZitC*  a  o        . o  ing  is op to a Standarcl-  not down to a Price"  Hub Square  icity ��������� - Proves - Profitable  <y   Mission City  l������Ki;\l.\'f;   OF  TUN  AITU].   OKOMAKH  **~~  ���������mwmjmwiiummiufci mi i mmt^i  *fvmiu\ ������%���������* ���������.������������������������������������'������������������!( *  ���������nBtJ&Ei  Tho foliage, of ii  free is'the  manufacturing centre    whom good, maler-  ia'ls from tho soil combine wit It (1ms.  "mm I ho'ri.ir to form the tissue built:  ing mat.Gri.ala.   xTho larger I lie active  'leaf    ti'roa    I horofore ihe    belief the  giowfh.      Definite   experiments   covering- four years in  Virginia  indicate  an average increase of trunk  growth  of    j.IK?    inches on ��������� lightly    pruned  , trees.     In .other words  the  greatest  growth will result'Where no pruning  is practised.     Pruning is    practised,  however, to direct the growth'so' that  an  evenly, balanced  strong tree may  be  formed  and surplus and   undesirable branches not allowed to develop  ;Tho  directing of  tho growth   durine.  !tlio early years of    the tree is of particular    importance.    The ideal tree  .-s probably that'which   has the first  branches  about  2<l   inches  from   tlie  ground    and 5'to (5    1,'ran dies which  [ form ihe   'frame of the    tree spaced  evenly    as    far    apart    as    possible.  Particularly desirable is it lo remove  the. next (o iho'him top branch whidi  if left   will  form a  weak   top  because  of the forked crotch formed with tin-  (op limb.  Heading back at planting time is  necessary to , balance the loss from  cut off roots because of digging.  Tests made at Kentville show an aver  age growth of 1.82 inches the first  year and 2 0 inches the second year  where ncAvly planted trees had three  quarters of their growth removed,  'whereas similar trees not headed  back    made a"  growth of 1 inch the  * first, year and 2.4 inches the second  year.  Strong growing branches should  be suppressed by heading back and  weak branches not, pruned at all. If  thejwlole free is weak the remaining  buds and thus bring about a more  vigorous, development. But if there  are weak branches on one side of a  tree and strong ones on the other the  reduction, of leaf area on the weak  branches will fend'to further weaken  these branches because of the strongest sap flow of foliage area on the  strong branches will lesson this tend ,  ency and throw more growth toward i  the weaker branches.  The     central    branch  should     be  allowed to    maintain the lead,    this,  however,.not for the purpose of form  ing a pyramidal tree with a central  leader but so    .that from it    several  well    spaced    scaffold    branches are  developed on side limbs only.  After  a few   -good    scaffold    branches are  formed on this central-leader, if the  'tendency is toward a pyramidal form  'with central    leader    extending high  I into the air    having many    branches'  radiating    from it    this    should    be  checked, thus forming a tree combining    the    desirable    features of the  pyramidal  form and eliminating the  undesirable open centre form of tree.  To balance the tree the    heading  back  of strong growing  branches  is  necessary.    This heading back  tends  to develop side    branches and attention must be given to the elimination  'of some of these that, too many seaf-  ;fold  branches are not  formed.     The  whole aim    should lbc to    build up a  framework     that will     carry     large  'crops   of   branches.  j     Sunlight is essential  for  vigorous  I leaf growth and also for ripening the  ��������� fruit, a   dense    growth is    therefore  objectionable an*d  the  preventing of  I this should for the most part consist  I of annual removal of such small  ���������branches as are likely in time to extend to where other more desirable  branches should be. The judgment  of the operator only can determine  how best to develop the free. The  tendency to remove all small branch,  es which may for several yean; develop fruiting areas should be avoided.  It is of course impossible to prune  so that some of the larger branches  will not in time have to bo removed,  but a little thought will reduce litis  possibility to a ^minimum.  Undoubtedly the later part of  March and April are the best months  to prune. The wounds made at that  season    will more    readily heal over  urcoWiV hot  OP  OK(  l!.-\lil>   FKIUTS  rot  (he.-  the.  the.  Hrown ml is one of (be mo.sl, 'fui..'T-"  ous    disease's of the    .orchard.    i.i. i:j  most   , deslnicIKo   on      plums     -.uid  cherries.     Peaches  in      Canada '  are  usually not seriously affected. Hrown  rot.  may  also occur on   apples, apri--  cots',-pears and quinces,   -in addition'  to the damage done by brown rot in  tlie orchard, it is tlie most important  rot of (he    fruits    above    mentioned  while they are in transit on the market.     Losses   in   the -orchard   result  from     (he . following: , in     cherries  from blighting blossoms, and rotting  of the green, half ripe or ripe'fi'uil;  in   plums   from   blossom   blight,  rotting of the ripening fruits an occasionally   flighting    or the    twigs;  in  poaches'and    apricots  from  blossom  blight,    twig    blightj    rotting of the  ripening fruit and as an    important',  primary  cause  of  peach   canker;   in.  apples   and   pears   occasionally  causing a rot of the ripening fruit.  The    fungus    causing    brown  hibernates    in     many    places in  orchard.     It-   may live     over in  bligfifed twigs and cankers or in  hanging and   fallen ununified   fruits/  From  all  these scources  there, is ap>  abundant production of..spores in the-  spring.   These are   wind-blown.  The'  important factors which  determine a''  destructive  attack   of brown  rot are-  high     humidity '   and     temperature.  iTwenty.-l'our hours    more or less of.  !these air conditions which are suitable   for   spore  germination   lead   to  wide-spread rotting of the fruit if it.  is in     the    susceptible     stage.    The;  grower can    probably not    eliminate.-  enough of the over-wintering mater-"-  ial' to  effect adequate protection   by-'  this-method    alone.    However, it is-  advised that blighted twigs and hang;  ing. mummies  be   removed' from'the-  trees before the buds start" and thaf;  the fallen mummies be plowed under  or    otherwise    removed.       All    thia.;  material should be removed from the'  orchard    or    burned. In    addition to  such   eradication   measures   spraying:  1 will   furnish   fair   protection   against--  .brown rot.    Spraying the fruit  while.  : it Is ripening has been objectionable',  because it could not be marketed in;  a stained    condition.      Dusting with'  j sulphur may furnish a. means of mak  jing a late    application - which    will-,  protect the fruit in its most suscop-.;,  tible  condition,  while  it.   is ripening,-  and in    transit.    The    public would:-  then need to be    educated to receive-  such   fruit.     Spraying for brown rot.  in cherries and plums should approx-.  imate  the following schedule;   Lime,  sulphur 1-4 0, first blight, second tip--  plication  just after the shucks have:  fallen and before the fruit    enlarges-  to more than half size,  third apnl'ic-  ation just as the fruit begins to color.  The,    insectide    should be    added :to  these  spray  applications.   For  brown  rot in peaches lime sulphur must, not  be   used    because it will    burn'   the-  leaves,     fi'elf-boiled   ("not   home-boiled)  lime and sulphur of the formula  S-8-i")0, that is eight pounds of stone  lime, eight,    pounds of    sulphur and.  after tin's has been thoroughly mixed  while the. lime is    slaking it is made  up to fifty gallons by adding water.  Make   three   applications,   first   just  after the blossoms fall, second about  three    weeks later    and   third  about  one month    before the    fruit will be  ripe.    Lead arson tate, 2. pounds to.'In-"  gallons,    should be    added    to these,  spray    applications    to    control eiir-  culio.     Late  applications  of sulphur  and    arsenl.ate of load dust (90-10)  should be experimented with on susceptible   varieties.  11Y-LAW  closing;  '  .    KOAI)  NOT ia:g\l.  WHATCOM   ROAD,  April   f>.���������Mr.  IS.  II. Vomer, provincial government  engineer,  the, Sumas  "ere 1100  (he   meeting   of  msfm^H^mm^^am       i   m ' mil//  than if made earlier and there is  more time to give 16 the work. Cover  ings are generally of little value except in tho case, of large wounds  when a good thick white lead painl  with a litllo linseed oil in il should  be painted into (he wood suiTa.ee. to  prevent, checking . and decay. Such  wounds should be pofoctod from yeai  to year to preserve the wood until  healed   over.  The cutting should be made reason'  ably close as otherwise more time  will bo required for the wound tc  heal over. .'. Stubs of branches it  left .prevent a covering for the wound  with bark., and- decay may result  before Ihe wound is healed over. Ok!  neglected trees should be careful!."  pruned to remove all dead wood  leaving the best and strongest branches. If is not always possible ti>  make a good looking, shapely tree, in  doing this and the usefulness, t.l  many an old free has been sacrificed  for some years by too extreme, pruning at one time.  attended  Council Saturday wlitn  rcieronco to a fence built by a-.ranr.n  or on the Yale road. The builder of  the fence was requested by the provincial authorities io move it. ��������� but  rcfufed to do so as a bylaw had been  pissed, by the council, in 10 12, /.losing that stretch of road���������Yale road  from the Evans Thomas road east  The maft"r was further investlgai'd  and it was found that Ihe by-law had  not, received the consent of tho liou-  tcnant-govcrnor-in-oouuoil.  'Mr. Vomer requested tlie assistance of Ihe council so that the matter could bo amicably settled. The  road .had been in u-.e .since* I ���������'��������� I 2 to  the, present day and tlie go'e-nii.-nt  had no intention of allowing it to  be closed.  Mrs. Doll of Huntingdon;- recently from .England, whose husband  made I ho" supreme sacrifice, in tho  great con Wet, will suceod Mrs. Mag-  uiro, at the nursing home. She took  the position on'the 1st. nf April.'Mr*.  Dell is a graduate nurse of England,  with a great experience and no  doubt will' carry on the good work  with marked success. Mrs. , Dell  mid her young family moved into  their now home on Thursday.  Mrs.  W. J. Gray is at  Alia., visiting her mother  Champion,  who is ill.  The Sunday School Orchestra 13  ���������letting up a musical comedy. It has  also received and excepted an invitation to play on May Day.  The first practise will be next Wed  ncsday night.  ���������* if- ftiR ABfiOTSFORD POST,  A&BOTSFOlli), B. a  '_*B U I..1  wwiiumi ������wu ������| ������>! ' inwriijgi  gy"'***���������'"'"> ���������"'������������������^"'-'i -Mw������*������.'f|w������  That the best of Meats can be purchased at ibis Store   .  We select our Beaf with intelligence:  that't  why one  of pur roasts make such a fine meal.  Try one of our prime roasts and be convinced.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  B.   C.   Plume   41.  jnttrBM.ru' Phoaa 1,909  Abbotsford, B.C.  They give .you greater mileage, more power  and smooth running motor.     ..    ���������  We can equip any make of car from our slock   your money "refunded if not  satisfied.   Come  cars and talk it over.  We have a good line of new and  second-hand  cars, some real snaps.  DONE IN ABBOTSFORD  AND DONE RIGHT  By Ihe Abbotsford Garage and Machine Shop, Ltd  The superiority of our Repair Work is winning  for this establishment not only the good will and  patronage but the esteem of all car owners and  one reason we can guarantee our work is because  our workers are all mechanics.  We are handling the Gregory Tire���������Home  Grojvn and Hand Picked which we guarantee,to  satisfy the customer.  Don't forget our Specialties:  LATHF-WORK  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  -.    OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  ������������������*     ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  RE-WOUND  We guarantee all our work to be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  Pboo*, B. G. 7  Limited  ABBOTSFORD B. C,  Farmers 1918  Buy Your Goods At  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  THE COUNTRY STORE  with the CITY SERVICE  / NEED YOUR BUSINESS  Farmers' Phone 1803  A. E. HUMPHREY  (Lute "Taylor   &   Humphrey)  B. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  Honra   ������   Hart   Block,   Chilliwacli  .  Uox    4tf,'J. eilll'MWAOK  GIBSON & IRVINE  AMioTSFoiii), n. o:  BUILDING     CONTRACTORS  Estimates Free  K-irptx-ClHtis   Work   (iuara������l������oil  r���������������������������  t  Yarwood&Durrant  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAWOEFICE  OPEN"   EVERY   FDIOAY  AUIJOTSFOtm,   I?.   C.  i J. E. PARTON  Carrios  a 'Stock of  Wall Paper  AND  Paints  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  Advertisements under the above  heading cost 25- cents per issue.  Leave copy and' money at The Abbotsford Garage. ���������;���������.:''������������������  FOR SALE���������Fine young cow,  very gentle, easy 'to"milk, the richest milk and cream. Fine butter  maker, a bargain. "��������� James M. Mil-  stead, Abbotsford-, B. C.  NEW  METHOD  FOR  .ERADICATION   OF   THISTLES  Mr, P. A. Cornelius,'expert chemist with the Carnation Milk Products Company of Kent, Washington,  has what he believes will be ono of  the most effective... mothods yet  known for the eradication of the  Canada thistle. The oradicator or  wha'tover It.may bo tormod is in the  nature of a compound used as a  spray.  A number of'tests were undertaken by Mr. Cornelius hist year and  in every case tho uso of tho i:pray has  been a complete success. On three  pieces of ground whore tlio thistlo  flourished to more than the,usual ex  tent tho spray was used with the  following result:  Patch No. 1���������Thistles entirely exterminated  by first application.  Patch No. 2���������ThisileB entirely  eliminated  after  second  application.  Patch No. 3���������Thistles e.-tlrely  eliminated after third application.  Some people are of the opinion  that killing tho plant abov? ground  stops further growth and eradicates  the plant, To this Mr. Cornelius  takes the exception and declares that  one must go deeper. The thistle  rears itself as primary shoot and  ] will  go to seed  unless the plant    is  ]injured. If cut off above the ground  1 the secondary shoots or underground  branches, .growing about three-  fourths of an inch apart, start to the  surface and thus make four or fiv.i  othor plants. If the primary shoot,  is uninjured, these secondary brandies continue to grow, forming underground runners.  The best time to kill the Canada  thistle, the Chemist says, is when  the plants are young. Only one  spraying is necessary if done in time.  i This preparation has not yet been  placed on the market, but a company has been organized for the purpose of manufacturing the compound  Mr. A.    Taylor's house is    nearing  completion.  Municipality Helps  New Hospital  At the last meeting of the Matsqui council on Saturday last, Messrs  J. L. Preston, J. Brydges, R. L. Mc-  Culloch and Dr. Swift attended before the council and asked for a  grant in aid of the proposed Matsqui  Sumas and Abbotsford general hospital. It is proposed to build a central hospital in Matsqui municipality  near Abbotsford, to' serve the districts indicated, and meetings to further the scheme have ��������� been held at  various points. ' Cash donations ana  guaranteed promises amounting to  $6000 have been secured, and the  building and furnishing of the hospital is esteemed to require ? 23.00 0.  A deputation waited upon the Sumas  council with similar request on Saturday. The committee is to meet  Hon. E. D. Barrow this week regarding a grant from the government.  They'asked for a contribution from  the Matsqui council so as to be able  to present better figures to Mr. Barrow, as it is probable that the  amount of tlie government grant  will depend upon the local donations.  It was stated that practically the  whole of the. amount donated had  been given by working men, $400 of  it from (Jlayburn alone ana that the  hospital would not he a burden on  the municipality, even if it failed to  pay its way���������there would be no responsibility on the council. Coun.  Bell was repeatedly assured in reply  to his questions on the point. The  hospital will be an incorporated company under the Benevolent Societies A.ct, and the council will nominate a member of the board of govern  ors in the event of' donating to the  building fund. ���������  After a discussion as to ways and  moajis, during which the availability  of funds from the poll tax was the  main feature, it was decided, on the  motion of Coun. Bell, seconded by  Coun. Gledhill, that tho Matsqui, Sumas and Abbotsford genftral hospital  be donated ^.500, "proceeds of the  poll tax actually collected in. Matsqui  municipality." -  The contract has been let for the  moving picture  show  building    and  construction     will    probably     begin  Inext week.  usmess  Our Grocery Slock is now complete in all lines  and the prices are DOWN.  Fresh supply of green vegetables.  ,.  Free delivery to all parts of the district  Buy-Bread Made In Abbotsford  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  ri  Insurance of all kinds  ���������   NOTARY PUBLIC   ������    '  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE--Money to Loan on. Good Farm Mortgajjas  icCaliiam  Abbotsford  SOME CASH AND CARRY LINES  King-Beach Jams ..-. , '. :  95 cents  Oranges, from per doz : 20 cents  Royal Crown Oatmeal Soap, 6 cakes for 25c.  Swifts Shortening .." 10's for $1.85  Pacific Milk - - 2 tins for 25c  Siani No. 1 Rice : , 3 lbs. for 25c  AG. ANDREWS  CASH   GROCER ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  1>IHVE SLOWLY AT CROSSINGS  A gateman at a railway crossing  has time to observe the habits and  manners of -the people who cross  the railway ti*ack and his observations often contain a valuable, lesson. One of these guardians of public safety has writtn to the Ontario Safety League, telling a partial  story of his own particular crossing, with special emphasis on the  night operation of automobiles. lie  says that hundreds of motors cross  his "beat" between 7.30 and 1 1 p. m.  and that scores of these cars have no  tail light, or a useless one, that many  have no lights, front or rear, and  that "if a man h ashamed to have  his lights lit, he should not drive a  car."  He continues, "Safety First. 1  think that motorists should be warned to slow down when approaching a  railroad crossing. As you know,  some of these express trains run very  fast, and it sometimes is impossible  to judge the speed. Now if a man  was to be stationed at some of these  crossing at some time when traffic  was the busiest/ he would see the  complaints we, as gatemen, make  against the motorist, and fine a few  of'thorn. It would help to make the  crossings more safe, The gatemen  are all anxious to protect the public  and also the railway company and  you can imagine the difficult position in which it puts a gateman when  a motorist drives into a gate and  breaks It, as most of the gates arc interlocked and cannot be raised till  the semaphore is lifted."  "I have been gateman for nearly  a year and I have seen some close  calls, some that would raise your  hair, and I would hate to see anyone hurt or killed, on any of these  crossings, for I am sure I would  never forget it to the rest of my days  A super-six dance���������This' is going  to be good, with syncopate melody  supplied by Heun's Six Elece Or-'  chestra, Bellinghara. Roller" Skating  Rink, Mission City, Friday night,  April 15th. Under the Auspices of  the Mission Memorial Hospital. Res  idents on the south side of the Fras-  er river can, for a nominal fee, arrange  ferry   accommodations.  Matsqui May Lower  Thv Wage Scale  GIFFORD, April 4.���������The greater  part of the sitting.of the Matsqui  Council here on Saturday was devoted to the hearing of requests for  expenditure and grants, and the consideration of proposals intended to  reduce expenditure. These conflicting discussions produced some  plain   speaking.  H. Page and others attended, and  presented a petition requesting the  council to lower scale of pay for  council work to 70c per hour for a  man and team, and 40c per hour for  a man. Mr. Page, as spokesman,  said he and others had done a great  deal of gravel hauling free of charge,  and they did not like to see their  money "being paid away to others for  similar work, especially on the existing scale of pay, which was too  high in their opinion. Some men did  nothing else but work on the roads  for the council���������All they lived for  was a job on the roads. The pay had  been high and the ratepayers had  to foot the bill. City men could take  it out of the farmers all round, and  the farmers had nothing to say.   <  Several councillors said they could  not get men to work on the roads if  the scale was lowered still further-  it had been reduced a few months  ago.  It was also stated that the scale  fixed by the council fixed the scale  for the work on the ditching and gov  eminent work locally, and that usually the council's scale was a trifle  the lowest, with the result that men  were tempted to .quit work and work  Tor the government. Anent tho  present rate for hauling gravel in  ward four, Mr. Page stated that the  very man employed on the patching  work there had offered to. haul gravel to any road In ward four for $2  per yard if given a contract for a  reasonable amount. It was pointed  out that though last year at certain  timeaumen could not be obtained to  work'on,the roads at all, things were  changed now, and many men were  only too anxious to take a job on the  roads this year. The deputation plea  ded that the council should reduce  their wage scale in keeping with the  general trend of things at    present-  I


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