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 ��������� '' :'..'  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  rrr*"   , j^st  J'1-. ���������'.' ���������.  "iV.'.fftV  w  to  f.  Ii  ft  4~  VOT,  XIX., No. 19  ABBOTSFORD, B, C.- FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1920  'wR*^*' O  $1.00. P  EAR  I'UONKS:   ������. o.���������ao  t'lii-nu'i's'  Ilosldiiiu-u   I'.t.M  AL'TOiMOIIMilO   UKI'AIKM   mid   ACCKSSOIUES  OAKS   roil   IMH.N,   DAY   Oil   NK.HT  LAM) OWNERS FAVOR  SUMtfS DYKE  PLANS  &$ib\$H,  CJ. SPUING,   Manager  KStT.llT MKUIIANICS & CAKKI-'HI. DillVKKH  6       ' ',      ���������  We. handle���������Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Tires, C'asoliiio and Oils.  Genuine  Kord  Parts and all   Kinds of llcpuirs.  "OVER-LAND  AGENCY  AND  SERVICE   STATION  FINANCIAL STANDING OK li.C.  Victoria, March  27.���������All    records  for   provincial   expenditures   will   he  broken during the coming fiscal year  ending March 31, 1921.      It willbe  the banner year in outlays according  to the budget proposals oi' Hon. .lohn  Hart, Minister of Finance, presented  to the Legislature on Wednesday last  During   the   year   it   is   proposed   to  spend  $17,'110,1)7:5, an increase over  the year ending March  31. 1920, of  no   less   than   $3,273,J OS.   Estimated  revenue   is   $13,978,245      compared  with an actual receipt for the fiscal  year just ending of  $12,004,000.  In  his speech the Minister labored over  the  point  that  the government  had  made its  current expenditures come  within current revenue but the"fact  is that the people who pay the piper  will  be called  upon  for  the  coming  year as in that just ending to faco a  serious deficit, one amounting to no  loss than $3,432,428 on all accounts  Much has been said by the present  adminstration   of   the   wasteful     expenditures of the late admniistration  It is interesting to note that in the  palmiest year of outlays by that government, the fiscal year ended March  31, 1914, just before the war broke  out,  the  total  estimated   outlays  a-  mounted  to  $15,702,000.    The next  year the then government appreciated  the necessity of curtailment, cut  its  outlays to   $11,942,000  and  this  .retrenchment  policy    was     pursued  until for  the year  ended  March  31  1917, the last in which the Conservative  government  was    in     power  outlass aggregated  $9,07 9,3 00.      In  the succeeding four years the present  government had    steadily    increased  expenditures   until   the  estimate  for  'the  coming year  of   $17,410,485,  is  nearly double that of 191C-17.  And while the yearly outlays for  administrative purposes has shown  such a tremendous increase, the public debt of the Province has kept  pace.. The net debt of $18,170,000  on March 31, .1.917, has been increased by borrowings by tho present government of $13,777,000 bringing the  debt as of March 31, 19 19, to $31,-  946,000 against which if offset sinking funds totalling $4,S86,000. At  this session the government has lak-  en authority to borrow $4,000,000  for P. G. E. purposes; $1,000,000 for  the Do partment of Industries; $500-  000 under the Soldiers' Land Act,  and $4,800,000 to retire a note of  the P. G. S. railway company for  which ?tock hypothecated by the former P. G. E. interests will be redeemed rnd which, tberoi'oic, may i.oi  lighlfully be considered a now obligation. Then there is duo on April  1, this year, $1,080,000 which will  have to be renewed. In the budget  proposals of lion. Mr. Mart it was  stated the government also proposes  to borrow $5,000,000 for main trunk  road purposes to which the proposed  increase in motor fees, an increase  estimated at $400,000 annually, will  be devoted.  With these new commitments to be  made it would appear that by the  end of the coming fiscal year the  debt of the province will have been  further increased by some $11,000,-  000, which, as Mr. Bowser, the opposition leader might remark "is going some."  A perusal of the financial showing  of the present government since it  took office indictes that despite the  gouging of the tax-payer at almost  the breaking point, the chk'f explanation for the increased revenue, the  over-head cost ol! administration has  increased by leaps and bounds. Kor  instance, tlie figures show that where  as the expenditures lor saluriese in  ITtASEIt ROUTE  PRACTICABLE  Very careful surveys have been  made of both the Fraser Canyon ana  the Hope-Princeton routes Dr. King  told the House at Victoria the other  day and in weighing their respective  merits, he declared that the Eraser  route was practicable. No serious  grades would be encountered, the elevation would not he over 1000 feet,  and the route would be available for  nine or ten months of the year, ana  very probably for tba whole twelve  months. , Were it not for the railway  development in the canyon and tht  close contact between highway and  railways the minister observed tha.  it could well be concluded as the besi  /oute selected.  Dr. King likewise announced that  consultations were being carried on  at the present time >with the Canadian" Pacific and the Canadian National  Railways to ascertain if the departments survey, which encroached on  the rigiit-of-way of the railways,  would interfere to any great extent  -with the operations of the railway  companies. Until this was settled,  however, no final selection could be  made and he felt that it was a matter of considerable regret that when  the late government had guaranteed  the bonds of the Canadian Northern  Railway for some $48,000,000 it had  not provided for the construction of a  road for ordinary traffic.  In connection with the Hope-  Princeton route, the minister informed the House that its cost, of construction -would he nearly as much  as that of the Fraser Canyon route.  There were no unsurmountable difficulties, however, in the matter oi  grades and curvatures. On the othei  hand, the elevation at the summit  would be more than 40 0 0 foet and  the season, during which train  would be possible, limited, to not  more than six months of the year.  Moreover, he said, it would be subject to slides and deterioration from  floods and snow water, while the resultant damage would absorb a largt  annual expenditure of money were  the highway to be kept in proper condition. Nevertheless, said the minister, it would have to be remembered that the Hope-Princeton route,  once through connection was established would open up a new country  rich in timber, mineral and agricultural land. The expenditure to complete this extension by either route  would approximate $900,000 to $1,-  000,000.  1916 aggregated approximately $1,-  600,000, they will this corning year  reach the enormous total of $3,312,-  4 80 an increase of a round million  over 1919 and, in addition, the Item  if travelling expenses will eat up a  further $376,000: These figures, too  do not, includo some $650,000 to he  .spent by the lands department for  administrative purposes in connection with various activities, the great  part of which will go in salaries to  scores of various officials who will  fatten upon the public purse under  the headings of land surveys, publicity, general investigations, incidentals and contingencies, reconnaisance.  oil invistigations, etc. in this connection the Minister of Lands would  appear to be a champion spender of  the administration so far as ever-  head outlays for administration purposes is concerned. In his department are some 280 employees    and  (Continued on Pago Three)  Huntingdon, March 2 9.���������That the  Sumas reclamation scheme should'go  through on tlie increased estimate'  basis was practically unanimously  endorsed by a. large representative  gathering of ihe property owners .r.-  terested in the scliemc, held in tho  school house, Huntingdon, Saturday  afternooiv^last. The "endorsement .for  proceeding with tlie work under ihe  increment to the estimates Avas taken by a show of hands, and carried  94 to 6. In addition to this large  majority there were persons present  holding proxies representing over  14 00 acres in favor'of continuing the  work.  Mr. R. H. S.- Cre'swiell introduced  the Hon. E. D. Barrow, who explained the government's reason for'wishing to call the me e'ting. He said  the government felt that as conditions had caused an increase in the  original estimate to, be made, that it  was only right that the matter should'  be laid before the property" owners  before final decisions wore made.  Mr. J. H. Keith "of South Sumas  protested against a vote being,taken  at that meeting as he claimed that  the property owners had not been informed that a vote would be taken.  Tommy Lewis, Jacob Kink, J. II.  Wilson also raised - objections, ' but.  they were mainly based on misii;ulor-  standings which were eventuu,'iy  cleared up.  There was a shori/jiiformal .discussion after tht? principal" business "had  been transacted in which it was 'kKfloated that, there should bo soma  tlement Board to replace Mr. Neleias  while it was thought advisable that  the advisory board, which had done  such yeoman serv'ce should rein-tin j  active.  XO PERMITS TO EXPORT SUGAIl  36,000 will he granted by the Dominion government for improvements  at Nicomen Island.  Ottawa, March 26.���������As a result of  he advice sent out-by the Canadian  trade commission to householders to  egin now to lay in their supply of  uigar for the canning season, eastern  md middle Canada have already  "���������leaned up all granulated sugar offered. There is still a shortage of  "sugar in British Columbia and Alberta. It was stated this morning two  eastern refineries were seeking licences for this .export of large quantifies  of sugar and had been refused.  The trade commission had,  stead placed these refineries who  surplus sugar on their " handy,  touch with,the sugar committee  the British Columbia government  and it is expected in thi.s way that i!;e  shortage will be overcome.  The home market for whitp su'-:-!!'  is filling up,'but there is ;;'.il! a smri'-l  shortage, of   yellow,  it  is  H-iid.  The niew sugar supplies are coming  forward well.  As an evidence of tho demand for  sugar coining lo Canadian ro''iur-s  from ports outside and south, ii '.v- i  said this morning that to dale ihcr-j  have been requests for export lic?iic?������  covering one billion pounds of Fjiignr.  All of these have been refused.  Mrs. McMaster, Bcllingham, spent  the week-end here renewing old acquaintances.  Capt. and Mrs. McKenizic, Mr. and  Mrs. Grant and Mrs. Thomas, Mission  City, visited the' - McManemy's on  Thursday  evening.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Hunt, Flossie and  Mrs. Zeigler motored to Vancouver  on Sunday morning returning Monday evening. '  Mr. Charles Trethewey' returned t ���������.me from Edmonton wh r ��������� he  has .been attending' college.  ,. Mr. \Vm.- Stewart who has been  working.on the Abbotsford section of  the" B. C. Electric Railway for the  past two years' has . been promotea  to section boss for the Vedder Mt.  district. .His friends congratulate  him on his promotion but regret that  it -will necessitate the family leaving  Abbotsford.  Little Roger Winson. only'son of  Mr. and Mrs.' J. \V. Winson, passed  away Friday" afternoon after a few  hours' illness. A malignant growth  appearing suddenly on ,thc throat was  the cause'of his death, l-l'c had just  passed his fourth birthday. J lis parents have'thc sympathy of tho ���������community in their sad bereavement.  Mr. P. Poole of Now Westminster  formerly of Abbotsford wa:j a visitor  hero on Saturday.  Miss Lillian 1-lWl-Toul was homo,  for the week-end.  ' Mr. and M.rs. Alex. Thompson, of  Murrayvillo and his brother, Will,  .from -Hamilton, Ontario,, spent flu;  wcek-ond with Mrs. Thompson's  brother, Mr. .1.  V������.  McMenemy.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. DosMax^s  on Monday April 29th in the local  hospital, a daughter.  Carvi-lh Wells gave a very interest- !  ing lecture on his six years of life in  the .iimgic, in the Alexandria Hall.  March 31. There .was a. very large  number present and a percentage of  the proceeds will be I'or the Parent4  Teachers Association.  On  Tuesday  night    a    basketball  laud .Abbotsford, at Chilliwack.  ! the game between t'he ladies, Abbot'  ford players scored but the men we:  not so;   successful.  In  DUX LOP��������� MILL-TO'J  A very pretty wedding was solemnized on Saturday morning last at  the home of Professor and Mrs Hill  Tout, when iliur youngest daughter  Edith t Mildred was united in marriage to Lieutenant John Dunlop,  the Rev. Mr. Rowe officiating. Th.e  room was very^ prettily arranged and  tastefully decorated with daffodils  and nariissus, and the bride looked  charming in a travelling costume of  navy blue -with touches of pink and  a large picture hat to match. It waa  a family party and eighteen people  sat down to a generous breakfast  after which the young couple motorr  ed to White Rock where they spent  a short honeymoon.  .  HEE  INSPECTORS COMPLETE .  TOUR THROUGH   VALLEY  Messrs Findlay and Turnbull, provincial inspectors ,of apiaries, havo  just completed a tour of the Eraser  Valley aiid have addressed .over 700  bsc-keopcrs in the" past two w-oks  on modern methods of honey extraction and the control of bee di;u'asos.  'I.hey report very favorable conditions  in the Valley, both in regard to interest being taken and tho number  of colonies of boos wintered. Most, of  the beekeepers report wintering 100  p:r cent, of I heir-colonics and this is  a very favorable sign, indeed, as if  has shown that the honey producer  of British Columbia has a.f last solved  to n groat, extent the problem of wintering which  has been  a'bugbear to  all  keepers  in  fi  lay I  few yaais.  ON     VALE  Thomas   and  !a^'������e  ..sample  NTOLEN   KKO?.!     CAS J  | Koad    between    Evans  Vedder Mountain.   I  case containing     l������ra������������>-::������     Sundries  ::������d one Poc.'or's okko containing ttur  ��������� i:ical   Ca'alojvur.s.        UindJy  leave  ;:  Abboti;i'(t:d   !>n:& Store and  n-<   ������������������������������������'  game was played between Chilliwack ward.  CTW,THTBMQW������niian������^ - ww������-n ~.-���������~n^.^~ .������-.  &Z������M3������2KilBGE������t  ulna d  in  of  .SS5,  L-^ra  WKlTCHELu  "'.   STORE  I MILE  rs������s  AH Roads  ibea  to  ���������J=^sjCPJ  !!  AND  '\  *\,  \l.  >i  \I/k?f  %  '���������"��������� ^ % tf'-s  s  /V!  L\  AUSTRA LI A N   SCJTKrrE  RAID TO P.E POP!'LAP*  "Anw returned man in Austral) i  can got a job if he wants it," &:v-h  Major Ellis of that country, now in  Vancouver.  To substantiate this statement'ho  refers to the Australian year b(!o'<  where in the city of Melbourne from  April 8 tc May 31. 1919, there had  been 47,?P0 applications for work  by the demobilized men. 42,4'* 0 had  been given positions. There are ninety-five dieorent trades and classifications where men can improve their  ekl'l.  In describing the Australian 'system he said that when an eurjiny  shop foreman returned and found hii;  old job filled he would apply fo the  employment office and say that he  wanted a similar position-. The employment office would put him on  army pay with allowances, and endeavor to find hi in a position in the  interval the man would be drawiin;  his pay In nearly every case men  were placed in the same, and in hundreds of cases much bettor jobs than  they had before enlistment.  fey*  ^,   S*1*  .* ���������* A-  ���������   /"*  Of  "' ���������tl!/i!nu  xro.  ���������^/piT^-f.  Boots  Ox  rid  ���������^ 3-4 r\ c\.  .J  Dry Goods  r  i <s'*ni rvr f������"  i^enxs 'rurnism^ga  ilKCTZ&2^tZ!X^22!ZmBtSI5ga*ZBF9rSBISn?.tlBKJI U!WJ3ST?i:u;JitjeSO,*_l=,i'  ,i;'������jrm*f--������������l'i*tiUT.'*VA,x rjz *���������a  17  ������    qjy o  Dressmaking,   line   nm\  (.Ircssmakcr.���������inquire   ;  1L   O.   Phone, '4  m Fewinj;  Ii'V Oondt.  by  De:  capable  ���������tn.eul.  aim   quaii  tied  Fai'M-.O'.'s'   VUnv.c   ift'.W  -f^-ii y^^jmrm^m������. gi^-jm. -.n... - ������ ..i.������m.,/-.���������>^-|f|W S;'  ���������,rif  mm  i J'Wliia  famcrrTa  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  THK ABBOTSFORD POST  r~���������r^tnxr.1' aif r.::: :\a.r.;;. ;;i. ��������� i ,���������-.: ir;��������� t-.-t". -rssss  j. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  FINANCIAL STANDING OFr IJ.C.  (Continued   from   Page   Three)  of the annual natural growth.    The  aiiogod shortage in cars had not been  the cause of high prices for the C. P.  R. alone had supplied  110 cars    per  working day for'four months to the  lumbermen and in the same time the  mills had shipped 5,483 cars of lumber  to  the  States  leaving  the local  market  uncarcd  for.    To  emphasize  ���������the   enormous  profits   made   by  the  lumbermen Mr. McKenzie pointed to  the fact that at the soldier seltement  area at Camp Lister.where the Board '  had been paying $40 per - thousand ! encourage the development of gold,  feet for lumber, two limits had been ! ������r- Rose thought - the -, government  bought and through co-operative! might' well abate the. mineral tax  methods the soldiers were' tuning j uP������n tn������ Sold contents of the.ores  out lumber at from $12  to  $15 per! entirely.   .He   also   favored   the- im-  thelB. Crproduct in the "outside 'markets of the. world.  J Dr. Rose-, Nelson, was another Conservative . member who presented  some-real constructive, criticism. He  urged the, linking'>up.at many points  in _ the Koote'nay sections of existing  highways, suggested that it was a-  bout time, the .Minister, of Mines produced results from'the legislation he  had enacted in 19.18 to permit of ore  testing and. sampling plants being established, and pointed out to the big  advantage to the mining element of  the interior if an ore-testing plant  for the-complex ores of that section  were put in operation.     Further,  to  raaas2=E~iQ������^2  masncascaaaxeaaxaisiatoma  L DASHWOOD iJONE  BARRISTER  an<T SOLICITOR  809 Rogers Uldg. Vancouver  ."  O..  ,'Vk  Counsel, J. Milton Price.  7 l  Dr.G.AoPollard  ���������.f     -   ��������� *  Dentist  i:.^  IS  ;on o  Fir*  \  c  the  'M.    He criticised the    Land    Settlement Board for allowing, the license  holders of those limits to secure '-. a  $2 9,000 profit on their ' moldings. ��������� a  purely sepculative   profit ,.: to'   which  they wore not entitled;'but the principle of such co-op.anat.ive ���������workr might  well,    be    extended    to  the'- government regulation o'f .lumber-standardization claiming the lumbermen'-' /are  mulching the'eonsumer through giving short' measurements."    The 'Minister of Lands,-he thought, might" better turn his attention to- the-situation and seek to protect the'-interesrs  of the public rather than, devote-liis  ���������energies to securing from' the legislature-greater privileges for'the lumber  men in the shape 'of'granting further  oportunities .for profit through .., the  unrestricted export of unmanufactured lumber to the'Puget Sound cities  there to be manufactured and. subsequently come into competition  ' with   j    , ��������� ��������� ���������    na]r   lja   Inme   evidence, oi    a. ucgiirwL  financially to a ma- 13cajp. of, dandruff-^tliat awful.'scurf.  '.;'..., . ,      There   is  nothing, so   destructive.  position   of   fees   for  tuition , at  the  Provincial University thus ; assisting  that institution  terlal. extent.  ' ' Hon. Dr.,McLean, Minister of Education, also'contributed to.the debate  His department "will during the coming year;.expend apprp.ximat.ely .?������.-  000.000 on. education "and- health .mat-  leri/ j^e.roundly!berate'd the -municipal'lips" for expecting the government'to do.moreiii thei', way of grant-.  i:ig" aid '.to ." hospitals , and," schools  claiming B. C. gives more, in .that  direction., than any .otheij province." ,  He aserted it has got. to the.stage  where the' goy'e'riimeLt was supposed;  430 HASTINGS Street, \V.  (Over  C.P.ft;  Tidt.   &  Tel.  Oflices)  VANCOUVER - B.C.  ,It Is always well to write or phono.'  for  appointments    HAIR'StbPS'FALLIWC  Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle���������  ,.of Danderine right, now���������:Also  , stops, jtching. scalp.  Thin,   brittle,   colorless   and   scrags1  hair  is imite  evidence, of   a. ne^'Ieotor  telephone Call?  Supposing you arc telephoning a store and .you got Tor the answer  "Hello!" would you proceed to give.your oivder or would you inquire  "Is that So-and-So's?" At the same time you would think how  much better it would have been had the person replied with the  name of the store. ' '  Had he done so, you would doubtless have said to yourself, "Now,  that man is quite up to dale; ho knows how to answer tho telephone,  properly."  Yet how many people lilurt out. "Hello!"  never realizing that it  also' interferes with  cHicionl.  telephone service.  BRITISH COLUMBIA. TELEPHONE Co.   u  the hair, as dandruff. It robs. the ljai.  of its 'Iustrej its .strength and its verj  life;- eventually producing av feverish  ness and Itching 'of the scalp, which i:  not remedied' causes, the hair- roots tc  shrink, 'loosen ' arid *die���������then the haii  falls out "fast.'r A* little. Danderine to  ' night-7-now-*-any time���������will-surely save  ��������� your hair..'  .Get a. small bottle of Knowlton's  Danderjne from any drug store.... You  surely .can have, beautiful hair and lot?  of .it. if you will just try a little, Danderine. Save your hair! Try it!  to. be a sort .of good un.cle ,to the mu r  nicipalities which, he "argued,,.must' confronting those municipalities is a  make up .their, minds .that'they, must , condition, not a'theory and that recontribute more for such '.' facilities, criminations over" past errors is not.  He blamed their extravagance, for '< solving the acute problems with  their".present financial troubles for- I which many of the'.municlpalitles are  getting the; fact  that ..what .is  today ' now' faced."'     " '" '    "    "  KSTV1WK JMV3 ACW  ���������r-.lix* WMMrfw  tone  s  side,  radiating   lo  i'  ���������Pains   In   right  back, shoulders, under shoulder nuuic  and across hips. Avoid those through  the use of .Hepatoma ($5.50 trcul-  mc-nt).     Information   on    request.  Sole   .Manufacture?'*  MltS. GKO. S. ALMAS  i������2l   4th   Avenue,   North,..Saskaiooon  Wm. Atkinson"  General Auctioneer and  Stock   Specialist.  Live J  m-ww ���������������1������ www cm  Do not forget  to file your  on or before the  of April,. 1920.  -.'> u-ai-M iiiiion^- i.Iic* Stuck men of  l he Kinser VaN.-y. Am familar  with the cliffetv.nl, breeds of live  sLovk and their values.  /Whines   all   communication's  L>x ::i C'hiilHwaclc,' H. (J*     '  to  ^-feun::tQLJi].uuuiiEx:[issi^iy^  J, H. JONES  Funeral' Director  AGENT   FOR   HJTCADSTO-Wto  Phone Connection. Mission City  For a Good Smolce Try  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  ,B     C.    CIGAR    FACTORY  WILBERG   a  WOLZ.  PROPS  NW   VY r������-T M       l:\ll     f    C-.  Dominion of Canada  Department of Finance  ALL   persons  residing  in  Canada,  employed  in  Canada,  or "carrying on  business' in  Canada,  are liable to* a tax  on income, as follows:���������  1. Every unmarried person, or widow, or  widower, without dependants as defined by the  Act, who during the calendar year 1919 received or  earned $1,000 or more.  2. All other individuals who during the  calendar year 1919 received or earned $2,000 or  more. ::     -  3. Every corporation and joint stock company  whose profits exceeded $2,000 during the fiscal  year ended in 1919.  Forms t0 be used in filin^  returns on or before  the 30th of April, 1920.  ALL INDIVIDUALS other than  farmers and ranchers must use  Form Tl.  FARMERS AND RANCHERS  must use Form T 1A.  CORPORATIONS and joint  stock companies must use Form  T 2.  Penalty  E������ery person required to make a return, who  fall* to do ao within th������ time limit, ithall bv  ���������ubject to a penalty of Twenty-five per centum  of the amount of the tax puyuhlo.  Any person, whether tillable, or otherwise,  who falls to make u return or provide Information duly required according to the provision of  the Act, ahull be liable on summitry conviction  to a penalty of $100 for each day during  which the default contlnueu. Also any person  making a false utatcmont In any return or In  any Information required by tho Minister, ohal!  bo liable, on summary conviction, ro a penalty  nor exceeding 910,000, or to six months'Imprisonment or to both One and Imprisonment.  General Instructions.  Obtain Forms from the Inspectors or  Assistant Inspectors of Taxation or from  Postmasters.  Read carefully all instructions on  Form before filling it in.  Prepay postage on letters and documents forwarded by mail to Inspectors of  Taxation.  Make your returns promptly and avoid  penalties.  Address  INSPECTOR  OF TAXATION,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  account' of shortage or cars  MSLS& JnsUW  ^?jS^  ..  R. W. BREADNER, >  Commifssioner of Taxation.  a  =e?  JUGQ'i   AWAY   1>0\\'K   NOW  Eggs' took anotlver drop at tho  New Westminster market on Friday  iast, the prevailing prices being 4.1to  4 5 cents per dozen wholosale, some  oales" being made as low as -12 conls  In the poultry section there was a  slight upward trend in prices, probably owing to the near approach ol'  ICaater. An advance of two cents  was recorded in both light and heavy  r.Moiy administered by the Provinci:.'  Government and the remaining 1 I.  per cont. of the population living  v.iclMii I.his area includes the Indians,  who arc-'exempt from ta>:a'!oi>.  "The thirty-five cities have an assessed value of taxabb lands amount  ing to $2'1G.33~������,573 and of taxable  improvement amounting to $130,-  272,220 or of a total of $:.7iJ.C0 7,-  7i):j.    Tilt;  twenty-eight district  nui-  hens. Broilers however dropped from   nicipalities liave an assessed value of  75 cents to 60 and 6.5 cents. ;"? ' ' 9.GG8,7yS in taxable lands and of  ��������� , . ! .$51,036,005 in taxable improvements  TOW IJ. C. DJiJilT IS DISTIllllUTKI)   or a total of 9160,754,803. The total  ' v- *    ���������    '������/"������������������,    oo      r,       ���������      ������,    assesBud  valutaion of    taxable    land.  Victoria,   March   28.���������Premier  01-   and  iniprovomeuts  in  all  municipal-  .ver, Hon. John Hart and several of- ities is $537,362,590. There are ex-  ;e;als;of the government last yrar emptions of lands and improvements  ourcd the province as a taxation : to a total of $39,495 172 of which  ommission.    Speaking of his obsor- . $30,653,809 is in cities and $8 841 -  ��������� atious Hon.   Mr.   Hart told  the  Lc- ! 363 in districts" '        '       '  jislature last week some, interesting;  .. ''Is.    He said :  "The municipal area of the thirl.y-  ivc cities ������������������land  twenty-eight districts  in  the province  comprises     945.208  -ores orl476 square miles, and con-  lins a.population of 374,980.    This  ���������ea is  less  than  one-half of  1  per  ���������it. of the total surface of the pro-  ince   but   it  contains  approximately  ��������� 6 p.?r cent, of the whole population  Tlie  remaining   9 9   1.-2   per  cent,   of  area comprises the unorganized  tcr-  ! In Vancouver and vicinity the assessed value of land is $220,228,045  improvements are $104,605,44~. Tho  total  debt of cities and districts    in  ; British Columbia is $106,300,458.  The total amount of sinking funds  which should have been on hand on  December 31, 1918, was $1 6,669,54f>,  hut there is in fact a shortage ol'  $5,206,093. Sixty-five per cent, of  the total municipal indebtedness of  flic province is in Greater Vancouver  i  a<5?.v.  #  ;?  Ii  iTi  II  *  '<  f  X^nrr-n t'*'V^','rjl,|l'������*'^ -2^  ���������j = 'tf-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE TITR15E"  .. .-'V.;  i  aiVtv..1,.',  '^t-fv ft/-  3.-i.i.;S.?'i  ..^���������i,,, ..!,,'i>������n������������������^..J^������Li.^Ii^^  Have you got it?    Pyorrhoea? ���������   ���������  - According to Major Xazanjain of the B:-iiish Armies, :u  France and Captain Nociine"of the American Red .Cross,  staff, Prorrhoea is is directly responsible for and the c:;u'-:e  of over fifty different diseases of the human system, it can  be cured.    Caii in for an examination. .  Phono'7303.        WILSON BLOCK     ���������     Mission City, B. C.  i  "'���������tap1 "W "&? tE?      /^^-X "KT tEJP  ^VI PC   JO M  ������JTC  II  <*'  * .;������������������������-  Letter  .   Heads  ���������Bill  Heads  Envelopes  Statements  Posters  Shipping  r���������if���������i  lags   ���������  Visiting  Cards  ii  a . 9  The Merchant who advertises his goods thereby stows  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 office is equipped with'  an assortment of type and  paper that will insure a perfect and artisticpiece of work.  When next you see a good,  well executed piece of printed  matter, whether it is business  stationery, pamphlet, booklet  or any of the numerous print-  eel 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  IS I]  mmmc&u&i^  VtSAXClAh STAN.HXCJ OF IJ.C.  Dodgers  Loose  Leaves  Invoices  \   - ' *     .       r '  Price  Lists  nvitations  191  eceipts  Circulars  leai  Tickets  Menus  Etc. Etc.  ���������  ���������%  \e*&  (Continued from Page One)  attached thereto is the newfangle an  force i'or forest, protection purposes,  the naval service composed oi' motor  launches, boats, etc., used for inspection and supervision purposes and  which latter service will cost the  people $50,00 0 for maintenance. In  all Hon. Mr. Patullo thinks ho can  get along with $1,325,000.  Throughout  the budget speech of  Hon. Mr. Hart there was not a single  ���������reference to retrenchment in the over  head expenses of government  which  now, on the basis of a population of  540,000,   is   costing   about   $-10. per  head of population, man, woman and  child.     A multitude  of  new  departments have been added to the service  such as the Public Utilities Commission which, despite the fact that the  office has been shorn of its chief reason for its being since the 13. C. Electric and 13. O. Telephone companies  : wtihdrew themselves  from  its jurisdiction   and came under  that of the  . Railway  Board  of  Canada,  is  of .no  : practical  service,  yet  is   to  be   eon-  , tinned   at  an   estimated   outlay     ol  | $25,000 I'or the year; (he. old Purean  :o������ Information which the late govorn-  jment eliminated in    curtailing    outlays, is to be revived at an outlay ol  I $32,770;   the system oL' district pub-  ���������lic works engineers inuuguratsd    by  i the  present government  will  cat  up  'some  $58,000:   the new  government  'employment bureaus call for $72,000  :the Civil Service Commissioner must  I have $15,G50 though if has developed  during   the   present   session   that   it  is proposed to remove from the jurisdiction of    thai    official    important  branches of the service such as the  lumber scalers, the provincial police  and others thus reversing the \n hey  of the late Premier, Hon. Mr. Hrew-  'ster   whose chief reason  in bringing  down that act was  to eliminate Ihe  evils of patronage by taking tho service out of the hands of the Mimst-  tcrsi'or the government and prevout-  ing political appointments.    The new  labor  department   will  cost  $ h.-u-lt;  though so far it has not shown any  particular reason for lis being. These  are but a few of a ^core or more o,  ���������new departments which  have Uiruou  the administration of    the    Province  into ^species of bureaucratic    system  that is eating up immense sums    m  the aggregate and calling for an over  head  expenditure out of,all proportion to the comparatively limited population  of the  Pruviuco.Toclay -'uf-  Iavs I'or administration purpor.es per  OTHER TABLETS NOT1  ASPIRIN AT ALL  0  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross  are Genuine Aspirin  ������������  ������   '3       /  Mission City  If .you don't sec   tho -"Bayer -Crow."  on   me   UHilof't,   you   are   not  Aspirin���������only an acid imitation.  Tlie "Bavcr Cross" is your only way  of knowing that you are getting genuine  Aspirin, prescribed by physicians for  over nineteen years and proved safe by  millions for Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, and for  Pain generally.    Made in  Canada.  Handy tin'boxes of 12 tablets���������-also  larger sized "Bayer" packages can be  had at drug stores.  Aspirin is the trademark (registered  in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of  Monoaceticacidcster of Salieylieacid.  While it is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public a sains I imitations, the Tablets of  Bavcr Company, Ltd.,*will be .stamped  with their general trade mark, the  "Bayer Cross."  capita of population are far and away  n  excess of that of any  other province in  Canada even  including    thrj '  banner province, of Out: rio and Quebec. ' - ��������� '  ft   was   more   or  less   of   a   "gold  brick" which the Minister of Finance  handed  to tlie Municipalities following the investigation made last fail in  fo the request advanced by the municipalities   for  nddrd   sources   of  revenue to enable them to meet the existing   difficult   financial   position   in  which the great bulk of those Municipalities find themselves.    It is proposed to relinquish to them the poll  tax,, new the special perrogative    of  the government, an unpopular impost  and one hard to collect with any degree  of justice and  efficiency.  Power is to be given to the Municipalities  to levy this tax in the shape or' a service tax, at a "minimum of $5, upon-  all males between the ages of 21 and  G5.     In addition, if is proposed to increase the amusement La x to twenty  per cent  upon  gross   receipts.    This,  latter tax is estimated     to    produce  this coming year $000.00, one half of  ���������which   will  go to (he  municipalities.  !3oLh   this .and  the service  fax  must  be   ear-marked     I'or     hospital     and  ���������.���������.chool purposes by the Municipalities  in view of tho existing financial position of (hose municipalities the great  hulk  of the faxes thus to  be lurnod  over   will   bo  enjoyed   by   Vancouver.  Victoria and City Municipalities; Ihe  rural   municipalities   will   find     little  benefit therefrom.    Then too. if is to  he. noted that, Ihe revenue must alter  'nil  come  out  of   the  pockets  oi   I ho  n'-opK)  themselves  in   the   muuieipa -  ities.     In other words the net result,  of "the government s proposals is Hun  ,he Municipalities, it they want-more  i revenue must    raise,   it    Ihomsoiw.s  I though   they  are   now   at   their  wits  ��������� md to know whore more money within themselves can be got.    There will ���������  be nothing coming to I hem I rem out  .-jf the immense profits  made by the  Government out of its liquor business  a  profit   estimated   at   forty-live   per  '���������cut net upon ������l> aggregate business  last  year of some $1,7 00,00 0 though  ihe  burden  of .enforcing  the  regulations rests upon    the    Municipalities  which   lost  a   large  slice  of   rnvenu-o  when   tho   prohibition     act     became  effective.  liut tho government has not overlooked its own financial advantage In  -iving the financial liuimb-sercw sin-  Mi-h'sr turn. While it makes a slight  concession in respect of the income  tav in that if proposes to allow in  heads of families, in addition fo the  Present exemption of $1500 a further  "vnuplion of $200 in respect ol cacn  child under 10 years, the exemption  limit will be raised to $1200 in the  case of single persons, widows or  soldiers without dependents. I hero  will also be the additional revenue,  from the increase of $-100,000 in  motor license fees not a cent ol whic.i  will go to the municipalities thouj.:i  Ihe great increase in that form o:  vehicular traffic has been idueed and  made possible by the heavy outlays  incurred by the Municipalities upo.i  permanent roadways, an oui lay to  ���������A-hiHi is chiefly responsible t!l������ .i,n";;  out. deplorable tinaucial position n  those nniiiiiipalities.  Tho budget    d-bato    promises  bring out sonic strong criticisms  Hie govcnuiH'iiL's liiiaiicinl operatic:-;  and policies from the opposition. !'V:-  lowina  O-ii-'  pii. noui'ct.'iueut     by    tin  Miniver  of   riniMK-.   Mr.   W  -A- Mc-  Kci'/.i". Conservative, op-imd ihe opposition un.-;luiiKht -goring the r.-ner i  m,.���������L   for   if;   lailui1"   <<'   i"'1-'1"''1-  !" '  iiUi.re--ls of the i-nl-'i'- in Mi'1 nnllor  of lumber !"-i'   ��������������������������� ���������''"' :iS ;' ''i!M;:    "' ''  1,,,1-iv there ." in Mill 'Mi'-raiiou a lum-  |,-M. moiiopo!1.   reaping    uyriii'>ir.������ pio-  fils from. (Mm m' th'' '������������������''������������������������" natural re-  sources  of   the   Province,   selling   it ;  product abroad. Ill- while <iom;ii:tier;  at'home arc :in:;bb; to socuie a sup-  plv or, getting A, are forced  l.o- pcy  extortionate     price.*}     therelor.       II ^  pointed to the government s claim cm  having forced the laud specula tors :o  disgorge tlieir'-holdings kept out.   <���������<  drvolopmcnt,   stating   that   so  lar  as  the timber lands of the Province we" ���������  concerned, the speculator    has    hem  allowed  to   run   wild.     It   was    time  he said,  that   a similar  ponry     waJ  o\-t<mded fo the large areas of  lunib-T  being   li^'d   out   of   production.  t-ffi I   trouble   was  not  that   of ������u���������,   ,  but  rather failure in  administration,  |U. caid, pointiim to the faot that, tlr:  annual  <:ut  is;  only  twoniy  i>er rem  t i  < f  lot  (('on? ir.u- ''���������  on   P.:'.  '<  m PAGE FOUR  THE AfcBOTSFORD POST,   ABBOTSFOilD,  B. ��������� 6.  THAN TIME BEEF/ PORK,'VEAL and other Fresh Mea-s  Purchased from  WHITE & CARMICH AEL  Successors to C. Sumner  GiVE US A Till AT, FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVINCED  Farmers'   Phone 1901    . f^UUVlWUl U,   JLP.'O.  License No. 0-1302B  E. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  lloom   0   Hurt   Block,   Chilliwiiok  i>ox   4:j:j. chilmwack  1$. o. rerry growers  edhct officers  Your Huildings against Fire. Because rebuilding costs ICO per  cent more than a few years ago. Yet Insurance rates have not  increased.  //. 0. HARTLEY, Abbotsford, B. C.  Rep resenting  Hoard  Companies Only  Abbotsfoi  TRAFFIC TRUCK LINE-  Fast Daily Freight Service between Vancouver, Abbotsford and  intermediate points including New Westminster, Cloverdala, Langiey  Prairie, Murrayville and Aldergrove.  Genera! Freight Delivered  Both Ways  LONG-DISTANCE  FURNITURE MOVTNG  Nothing too large Nothing' too small  COMPLETE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  P. and H. CON LIN  Abbotsford Office: Abbotsford Garage, Phone Abbotsford 7.  Vancouver  Office:   321   Kingsway,   Phone  Fairmont   3700  STACRV   SAYS   ORIENTAL  .'JIO.VTLM'SONT MUST UK DROPPED  In the Federal House Mr. F. 13.  Stacey, M. P., i'or the Fraser Valley  declared that while Orientals had  performed essential labor in certain  British Columbia industries, Oriental  immigration in future must be placed  on a basis of national requirements  and sentiment must be dropped.  If British Colubia is to be retained  as a white man's country, then there  must be restrictions on Oriental immigration. Mr. Stacey favored the  idea of a federal department of Can-  ad ianizaf ion to work in co-operation  with the provincial school systems.  Speaking on the general subject  of education of aliens, Mr. Stacey  said that perhaps he thought the  Canadian public school system offered the only solution of the problem,  lie endorsed the idea of a Federal  department of Canadianization to  work in co-operation with the provincial school systems, and he said,  that it had been clearly understood  by all immigrants settling in Canada  that Canada was a free country, not  in the sense that its citizens might,  think and act in anw way that suited  hem, but in the sense that they were  free Io enjoy the rights of citizenship  in common with the rest of us.  "And" said Mr. Siacey, "citizenship really means that a man must  live for his country, and, if necessary  die for his country."  ! cipalities where such    run    through  ���������' municipalities.  I Cost of construction and maintenance of primary and secondary high-  'ways shall be apportioned as follows.  | Primary 75 per cent, by the department   and   25   per   cent   by   the  1 municipalities; secondary, equal  share in construction cost and, as to  : maintenance, 4 0 per cent, by the department and 60 per cent, by the  municipality.,  I In the case of local highways the  entire cost of construction and maintenance shall be borne by the muni-  ��������� cipality.    In  the  case   of  secondary  j highways running through    munlci-  ' palities of less than one thousand  people the department may contribute as high as 75 per cent, for construction and maintenance: Control  of the construction and maintenance  of primary highways will be in the.  hands of the department, df secondary in the municipalities.  Fifteen days' notice may bo given  by the department to a municipality  that a secondary highway is not kept  in proper condition, aiid if it is not  than put into proper repari the department may step in and charge the  cost thereof to the municipality.  T.lu.B. C. Berry Growers held their  firpi' meeting last week in the Boa'.d  o: Trade roms, Vancouver, since incorporation on March 1. Officers  were elected and discussed activities  for the year.  The association is composed of  representatives of the various fruit  growers' and associated bodies in the  province and is organized for the following purposes:  Extending the markets for small  fruits.grown in British Columbia, arranging for distribution at any one  point, ,to establish a .satisfactory status between producer and consumer,  and to do everything possible (.0 assist the returned soldiers who are  embarking in the small fruit industry  It is not expected that the association will be able to accomplish  much along the line of its objects  this year on account of having been  organized so late in the year, but it  hopes to do beneficial work on behalf of producer and consumer next  year. Among the matters that will  receive attention are the buying of  berry growers' supplies en bloc or in  some way so as to minimize expenses  curtailment of overhead expenses of  marketing, cutting down excessive  handling charges, and other endeavors of a(like nature.  Officers of the association state  that organization does not necessarily  mean a rise in prices but rather that  both producer and consumer will receive more equitable treatment than  in the past.  Directors were elected at the meeting as follows: Messrs W. J. Man-  son of'the Fruit and Mercantile Exchange at Hatzic, H. A. McNaughton  of the Gordon Head Fruit Growers'.  Association on Vancouver Island,' G.  H. Moody of the Fruit and Mercantile  Exchange, Hatzic, C. P. Metcalfe of  the Maple Ridge Fiuit Growers' Association, G. Bonallo of the Burnaby  Lake Fruit Growers' Association, T.  E. Ladner of the Central Park Fruit  Growers' Association and-W. J. Galloway of the Chilliwack Co-operative  Fruit Growers' Association.  Mr. Manson was elected president  of the association. Mr. H. A. McNaughton, vice-president, and Mr. G.  H.  Moody, secretary-treasurer.  In the opinion of some of those  who attended the- meteing, considerable more acreage will be brought  under cultivation this ye ar than formerly. This will be especially the  case in Chilliwack district, where it  is stated that 150 returned men have  taken up small holdings which will  be operated in raising chickens and  small fruits. It is expected that the  strawberries will.be short on account  of the frosts. Prospects for a good  raspberry crop are favorable.  Our BREAD comes as regularly,as'the sun  froshly baken for you    each   .morning,  and  brings health and'strength to hundreds of  families. When you come to think of it, our  bread is a mighty factor-in this community. a.;j  it furnishes the power that moves the man  thaf keeps the machinery of business going.  AVe feel a big responsibility in this matter, and  would no more think of lett .ing the quality  deteriorate than we would of leaving town.  ALBERT   LEE,    Grocer , and .. BaKer  A T. N. T. Explosive of treat strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  11  :ccailum  Abbotsford  iv  ^  COOK SOME FINANCIER  WILL TAKE  ANOTHER  PLEBISCITE   THIS   YEAR  'TURN TO THE ���������RIGHT1'  WILL SOON  itM IN ORDER  Victoria, March 27.���������Provision  ���������for changing the rule of the road in  British Columbia is contained in a  bill to amend the .Highway. Act  tabkd in the Legislative Assembly on  Friday by Hon. Dr. King, minister of  public works. By it the province is  divided into two traffic districts No. 1  to include Vancouver Island and that  part of the lower mainland in which  Vancouver and surrounding settled  districts are located; No. 2, the remainder of the province.  The change in the rule of the road  in district number one will take effect on December 31, 192 1, although  provision is made for the lieutenant-  governor-in-council by. proclamation  making it effectivo at an earlier date  either as to the whole or any part  of the district. In district number  2 Cue change will take effect on July  1 5 next.  The bill also provides for the new  system of classification of highways  into "primary" "secondary" and "local" highways, such classification to  be made by the minister of public  vorks and to be ratified by agreement between the minister and muni-  ; The attorney-general has placed  before the province the certain prospect of one prohibition plebiscite and  , the posibi.lity of two. After three  yrars of prohibition the people will  have an opporutnity to pronounce en  the merits of the system now in operation with the amendments to he enacted  this  session.  |     The choice will probably    be  between   bone  dry  and   some  form   of  | government control Then should the  people decide on prohibition    it    Is  likely  a  second   referendum   will   be  placed before the    people    regarding  ! inte rprovincial trade.  Undoubtedly prohibition will carry  and carry big, but the concensus of  opinion may have'changed somewhat  since the days before Finyay treked  south. There appears to have been  an awful thirst epidemic about that  time which does not appear to have  abated much since that date.  The voting will however be much  different this time as the men are all  home from overseas and the enfranchisement of women is complete.  J. G. Cook, formerly collector of  motor revenues at Vancouver, was  ! the subject of questions by Mr. Bowser in the House, and Attorney-General Farris replied that Cook was ap-  ' pointed to the position on Sept. 1,  1919, at a salary of $100 a month.  There is at present a shortage in his  accounts of $4,645.39, being collect-  ! ions of game licences and motor licences not accounted for. As to where  Cook is at the present time the attorney-general admits he is unaware.  He was bonded by' the government  with the Dominion Guarantee & Accident Insurance Company for  $4000 and they have been informed  that a cheque has been forwarded to  cover the amount of the bond. But  even at that the government is ��������� apparently 'out ��������� some   $645.  REGULAR  MEETING   M.   C.   W.   I.  |     The war did  not make much dif-  ji'erence to March;  it came in like a  lamb and went out like a lion���������some  j places.  Farris' trip to   England    cost   the  'province $3G79;  the expenses of Mr.  Bowser's trip, whan attorney-general  were $3,500.  I     The regular meeting of tho M. C.  W. I. was held in the Library rooms  March  2 4th with a good attendance  Three new  members  were  obtained.  !     Report of trees committee showed  all dead trees had been replaced with  new ones and it is to be hoped that  these   will   get   a   better   chanco   to  grow.    These   trees   are   planted   in  memory of our Overseas Heroes and  I we feel that if    those,    who    have  i thouglyyessly helped in the destruction of these trees, were given to understand what these trees stand for  , there would be no more loss on that  score.  It was decided to hold a Baby Contest this year, the committee to have  charge of that department to be appointed later.  | Definite arrangements were nude  j for the Children's Home Garden's  j Contest as follows: Plot 10x10 feet  to be planted at the child's own discretion in vegetables and flowers.  j Points for judging, freeness from  I weeds; care shown; manner in which  i^^M03^&^^&3^S^&i ^W&WsQ  CHEAP  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the������warm fireside, not when the family 4s on an amusement jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes all advertising  outside of newspaper advertising.  !i  i A*>\J*. /**y��������� /i&S> Avuf\ /ifci������'\/Orb'\ A*v*\ A?*i*\/1~BP\ Asr\/\3^ 1 /13*  sis.jaE^zaafsasaKSxaams^fsn  jv^jf. .j*������������������M^ww.^������>.m.r.u���������������������ur***i������ir������i^-j^  aw:������a������j'MgaBB8KgTorraittBa*g|;min?.muji������v������^^  APPi  Now is the time to get your supply of Butler Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  JgJ*������BX9BgBES������SgnBRraiD<Bm  mmui>w.i^BuuiTU^Miiuciu sra ���������_������<*, ���������rzr&r.  ������=c--c^s=x=srcl  i~,fc<������������*VS������*^V>gS?^^CT^������S-r~,^.^ra^ ^ie^c^mM.!^SS2  plf ', is laid out; variety; general ap-  p-"' ranee.  Some doubt has been expressed as  to just what constitutes a "vacant  lot" for the cleaning up of which the  Institute offer prizes. The following  proposal has been accepted by the  Institute. Vacant lot���������one not cultivated, not fenced, possibly covered  with logs, brush, old rags, tin cans,  old bottles, old iron, etc., etc., etc.  Points in judging���������clearing, fencing  cultivating, labor done and size of lot  to be considered.  A specimen contract from Vancouver Public Libra ry was brought up  in the correspondence, and negotiations are under way whereby the  Public Library of Mission City will  have a new supply of 100 books every  three months, totalling 4 00 new  books a year. Under these conditions  of contract greater care must be given books by those borrowing them  and it was decided that only the Librarians should hold the keys. Books  are oc the shelves of which the present Librarians have no record and  are not being returned. A system  somewhat after the Vancouver Library Rules and Regulations will have to  be instituted here and rigidly enforc  ed.-  Mrs. Ashmore has volunteered her  services as Librarian Saturday nights  for the rest of the school term, which  was gratefully accepted by the Institute.  A sale of Home Coking has been  .staged for Saturday afternoon, April  3rd in the Library. Any donations  of Home Cooking of any kind will  be very acceptable, also plants, seeds  or anything that will help the sale a-  Icng.    Afternoon tea  will  be served  Interspercing the lengthy business  programme of the day was an excellent programme by our wide awake  programme committee, Miss Hancox  th.e primary teacher gave an interesting and varied programme by. her  class, of kindergarten motion songs  and dances, which was thoroughly  enjoyed by all. Mrs. Rankin gave an  instructive paper on Milk and National Health and brought out points  worth remembering especially in the  feeding of children.  The Institute was especially favored with two dance numbers by Miss  MeCormick which were presented  w.'l I   skill and grace.  The tea hour closed the program  for the afternoon.

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