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 ^7  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  ���������zrrrrxr:  rrsr  IL'Z.. -j  v v  oi.. XXL, No. 21.  ���������YB'BOTSFORD", B, C.   FRIDAY, APKIL. 1.    1921  $J.OO p.er Year  m>0^  TKNSK SCUMC IX   IIOUSK  AS  ��������� MODKKATION   MlAs KKPORTKI)  VICTORIA. March 30.���������The liquor hi!' crept (Mil of committee with  out a beer clause at a quarter to one  ' this morning. Jf will have Us third  reading today.  Tlie Foone in thc house in the still  small hoiiiu of the moiling was one  of tho most exciting of the present  session. Capt. Ian Mackenzie, in n  vigoous speech bitterly attacked tht1  bill, stating that ho wanted to express his profound .disappointment at  what, the brains pf tho assembly  had   evolved.  "I have no hopo of its success,"  he said, "and I believe that the attorney-general has no hopo of its success either. This bill will represent  the severest prohibition act that British Columbia has ever known. The  people of B. C. last October voted  not for prohibition but for freedom  and you have given them a 1021  edition of the British Columbia prohibition act.  "You have legalized drinking in  bedrooms of hotels. You have deprived the working man of his glass  of beer. Prohibition has manufactured whisky drinkers and vou have  put a premium on whisky drink in.e.  "There are members sitting in this  house on the opposite'side with a-  mendments in their coat pockets  which for party considerations, they  dare not bring forward. I could  name them. They dare not put th-am  selves on record. I am sick and tired  of .the act We have just put on the  statute books.    In less    than a year  .there will be such a public'outcry  against   it.that  members   will  come  back very glad to amend the act."  Mr.  Thomas  Uphill   (Fernie)   said  ItHOITAI- I.V  1'riMI.S  recitiil  pupils  pupils  On- Saturday evening, a  was- given by ��������� Miss Sfeede's  in the Masonic Hall. The  wore assisted by Mrs. Stoddard, of  Vancouver, who rendered several  solos in a pleasing manner. There  was a large and delighted audience  who appreciated tho excellent programme rendered by the more advanced  pupils of the Misses Steede.  The programme included the following numbers: Trio, "Festival  March," by Freda Nelson, Irene  King and Evelyn McMenemy; duet  '���������'Huntsman's Song," by lSlda McPhee  and Miss Steede; solo, "Meditation;'  by Kate Parton;-duet, "Tho Graces"  by Gladys' York and Miss Steede:  duet, "On the Stage" by Evelyn  and Harold McMenemy; "Spring  Song" by Evelyn McMenemy; duet,  "Sight Seeing" by Muriel McCallum and Miss Steede; "Good Night  Song" by eleven little girls in evening attire; duet, "A Sleigh Ride" by  Stella Hurum and Jean Mutch; solo,  "Etude in E. Flat" by Freda-Nelson;  solo, "Waltz in E Flat" by Kitty Tay.  lor; duet, "Minuet" with instrumental accompaniment by Lloyd  Vanette, Maurice Brydges, Ace Had-  drill and Harold McMenemy. Mi.  J. Downie also sang several selections.  Mr. Alexander McCallum, Reeve  of Matsqui, acted 'as chairman. Tn  addition to the programme, Miss  Gladys York was presented with a.  prize , book as a reward for passing  her examination last'year with very  'high marks and Miss Kitty Taylor,  who was sick and' consequently unable to be present > at a former,  recital, was given her certificate for  the Higher Division. The recital was  considered most successful which  reflects great credit upon the pupils  to  that he would attempt to amend the  bill in  its third "reading.   "We /ton't ' a~"^ up0n their talented teachers, the   * "  "'"" ~" ,-~"1-+:��������� " K~ -���������"���������''   Misses   steede,   whose   pupils     have  been  very    successful  in     their  examinations   in   connection   with   the  want a class of legislation,*' ho. said  "that will be discredited. - The bill  ���������Will encourage drinking'whisky. It  seems  to me  that     the    men    who  for our  liberties  have    been ;  were    taking \  them."  of tlie Opposit-  f ought  sitting idle while we  their  liberties   from  Mr. R. H. Pooley*  ion, said that he was one of the'members who had an amendment in his  pocket. "For myself I would like  to see a proper beer clause moved"  he said. "I know it would si and as  good a chance in the government side  as it would on ours. 1 miss my guess  if we don't have to put a beer clause  in this bill when we meet again next  year."  3Mr. Uphill tried to move an adjournment but the attorney g-Mipral  forced the matter to a vote, pointing  out that if Mr Uphill wanted to move  a beer clause he could d'o. so at the  third  reading.  Hon. William Sloan said he would  support a beer clause.  Royal   College  don,  England  of Musicians  in   Lou-  The proceeds of the  recital," $23.00, were devoted to the  hospital   fund.  FAKEWKLTj  party  A farewell party was given at the  Boarding House of the A.  L. M. and  D. Co., on Tuesday evening in honor  of Mrs.    Pickens, who has    successfully conducted the homo for a considerable time, but is now leaving to  return to    Vancouver.    This    was a  I complete    surprise  to Mrs.    Pickens  land    was    arranged by    her    many  I friends    who wished to    show    her  'some token of regard before she departed.  There  was  a  large company  'present chiefly those associated with  the mill and their wives and friends  Mrs. Little, who has been conducting  Home   Restaurant   in   town   will  PROFITEERING  APPROVED  "I'm sorry young man," said thc  druggist, as he eyed thc small boy  over the counter, "but 1 can't give  you half as much castor oil I'or a  dime as I used to."  The  boy blithely  handed him  the  coin. "I'm not kicking," he remarked j ^  "The stuff's for me." ���������The Watch-, tor>  the  take     possession  of    the  House on the 4th of April  Pickens will  thou retire.  Mr.   Alexander   McCallum,  Boarding  when Mrs.  Hoove  played on  Saturday  Rot'tlers arc now beginning  make the usual spriivg; pilgrimage  across the line, and 'on Monday,  thlrce families arrived from Ellcus-  burg, Washington, en route for the  C. P. R. irrigated lands at Patricia,  Alberta.  Mr. J. W. Winson assisted by Mr.  Bate's Bartlett. is erecting a fine  new residence on his property. ?.lr.  Winson's grounds arc very pictures,.-  que, and he has quite a collection  of wild flowers of interest growing  on part of his property. The farm  is pa-rtly on Canadian and partly on  American territory, and commands  a fine view of American Sumas  prairie.      ���������    ���������     ���������  There are a few cases of sickness  in Sumas.- Mrs. W. J.--'Fraser is suffering from ah acute attack of ton-  silitis, and Mr. Robert Roberts from  a relapse of mumps. -Mrs. Fraser  has been taken to the hospital in  Sumas. ' ;  No potatoes have passed through  this port recently for' markets in  British   Columbia.  From inquiries made "from the  Dominion veterinarian, it ' appears  that the greater number of animals  passing through, this ;.port during  the winter were gouts'.- They were  being shipped fo people in the 'Suburbs of.- Vancouver, and mark the  growing popularity "of the goat as  the milk producer for' the child and  nvalid. .���������;... . '.:'f.-.i, ��������� ���������  -"���������" rA ���������'Ho'ck'"br"'2u0 sheei?:claimed the  attention of the'Dominion.veterinarian- on ' Tuesday morning in .the  customs pens, tho animal's coming  from Seattle district. They have  been purchased by Mr. L., Graham,  who is located on the old York-  property, and. who recently .purchased 100 sheep from.Washington.  The bridge which will ' span the  new road is in course of constuction.  Road building operations will start  in the near future.  At Friday's meeting of the School  Board it was reported that an in' i-  inatiou had been received from ihe  department at Victoria to the of fed  that, the badly needed new school at  Kilgard was to lie commenced "immediately."  There is much excitement around  the near beer dispensaries here concerning developments in the Liquor  Act at Victoria.  On Saturday night there was lhe  largest crowd of Americans ever  seun iu Huntingdon, congregated 'n  the neer beer district. Dancing in  thc open air was indulged in, and the  crowd was most orderly and well behaved.  " PERSONALS  Mr. Km est Chester was home  from  Victoria   for   Easter.  Miss Ifl. Peck was home from Vancouver for the holidays.  Miss Selma Nelson of Princeton is  spending her holidays at home.  Mt. Jack Steede of Alberni,- Vancouver Island visited his aunts, the  Misses   Steede. r  Miss Pearl Farrow of North Vancouver spent Easter the guest of Mr.  and Mrs. Lome Farrow.  Miss Annie and Gladys Upham of  North Vancouver spent Easter with  their aunt, Mrs. Upham of Abbotsford.  of Vancouver was the  Ferris.  Eby    was    home    for  brought a    University  Miss Fisher  .'guest,of Mrs.  I Mr. Victor  ! Easter    and  class-mate,  i     Miss Agnes  j ing University  J days.  Gillen who is attend-  is home for the holi-  .Miss Violet    McGuire  and   Vera  holidays at  Hunt are spending their  4iome.  I     Mr.   Angus   Campbell   of   Ashcroft  ! spent the week-end in town.  Mrs. McMenemy and family were  the guests of Mrs. Thomas and Capt.  McKenzie at Mission for a few days  this   week.  Mrs. Coogan and family are the  guests of Mrs. Coogan's sister, Mrs.  Elmer Campbell  of  Lynden.  Miss Muriel McCallum has. been  spending her holidays with her  brother, Mr; John McCallum of Vancouver. .   ..  Miss Irene King was the guest of  Miss .Emily Alanson of Mission foi  Easter. ������,  Mr.   and'Mrs.   Alex   Thompson   of  Murrayville, spent Easter with  Mrs  Thompson's   brother,   Mr.  J.   K.   McMenemy.  Mrs. Geo. Wright was' a recent  visitor in Vancouver.  LITTLE   DANUKlt   THAT.  IJP.ITAIN  WILL GO  DRY  LONDON, March  28.���������Alarm  the prospect of Great  Britain  dry was    deprecated by  Baron  unbend, the lord    chancellor,  over  going  Birk-  whilo  man-Examiner  A    football ��������� game was  the  suhcool     grounds  on  afternoon  between  the seniors    and  orth Vancouver, resulting in a vic-  for  North   Vancouver   with     a  score of ?,  to 0.  The Misses Steede spent a few  days  in   Vancouver  this  week.  The Embroidery Club was held  at the home of Mrs. Eby on Tuesday  afternoon and , a pleasant-time was  spent.  Mrs. McGuire has left the Nursing  Home and Mrs. Deil of Huntingdon  is taking over the hospital.  MTS..-M. M. Shore was a recent  visitor  in   Merritt.  Mrs.' Pickens, who'for some time  has taken charge of the cook-house  at the Abbotsford Mill, is leaving  and going to Vancouver. Mrs. Little  has left the restaurant, and is taking  over the cook-house.  ' The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian Church will give their play, "An  Old-time Ladies' Aid Meeting at  Mohawk Cross-roads" at Sardis on  Tuesday  evening, April  5th.  The usual monthly meeting of the  W. A. to the G. W. V. A. will be  held in the G. W. V. A. club rooms  on Monday afternoon, 'April 4fh  There -,will be afternoon tea and  music.  The foot ball game played on Good  Friday by Collingwood and Abbotsford team resulted in a score of f>-2  in favor of Abbotsford. After the  game supper was served to the visit- '  ing team by the girls In the Masonic  Hall.      ' c  A very successful l "Mystery Supper" was given in the Masonic Hall,,  on the evening of Good Friday by the  members of the Comrades Bible  Class of the Presbyterian church.  Two. hundred guests 'were present  and va very enjoyable, evening was  spent. After the'mysterious part of  the supper was over a short program  was given, then sandwiches  tea  were served.  and  Mr. J. T. Aish of Matsqui attended  the Galloway-Aish nuptials at Vancouver last week.  cents  cents  speaking  at  the  annual   banquet  o*  I Hie   Allied   Brewers   Trailers'   Association. He    declared    that    member:-  of the    association,  in  his    opinion  have no cause for anxiety.  ������������������As tp the apprehension or chanc--  of a general move such as has taker  ��������� place in    America," he said,    "I an;  'one or those who,do not believe i.n:v  lit    is    even    conceivable    u    siinllai  change can lake place in Great Britain.  "I should most profoundly regret if any such change did takr  place, becauuo I am individualistic enough 'In'my outlook, both  upon private and public affairs, to  resent profoundly attacks, ngainsi  the principles upon --which is bnsod  the right of an individual to rogu'a! ^  his own private life."  I  J. J. SPARROW  Elr.-'r--  look in  clean.  EASIER  -"   After   I   w.'u;h  the . nri'rror to  We have tlie largest and best assorted slock ol  Men's, Ladies' and Children's straw hals ever  shown in the vallev, not only the largest but lhe  BEST PRICE, as these were bought direct, therefore no'middleman's profits.  Childrens Hals from 75c im.  Uulip.s'  : $1*.">0 ui),  Men's  .��������� 75c up.  A NEW STOCK OF FANCY VOILES  JIOW ABOUT YOUR SPRING BOOTS? .  Let us again impress you with lhe fact that the  shoes we show are bought direct .from the market  and can be obtained only in thc large centres. We.  also stand behind and recommend these goods.  In other words, after many years experience  we feel justified in calling ourselves practical  shoe men. r ���������:���������  .     -,v??' \'������.i&M\\  GROCERY SPECIALS���������  Krmnblcs . - -10c a pkg  Yacht Brand Sardines, regular 25c  15c a tin  Golden Crust Baking Powder '.. 18c a tin  Tomatoes (finest quality) ..:........  20c  E'lerlro-Sonp. .... -  2oc  'Pine Scrub Brushes -.  <>)('  Pol Cleaners  ........... 5c each  Stove Pipe Varnish  : - V,k a tin  my  see  face  if    it'  Don't you'  j-{0l_,l,y���������.."non't   have to. 1  look  the   towel."���������Boston   Transcript.  at  I      P..   C. . Phone,   4  Fanners'   Phone   1^07  wmmimj) i*AGfi TWO  -*-  Eraser valley record  ������*?  J  rrfiOffiir^hmi uMdAHfiB  ,ro*iVfl u  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  ' '* i  Jf. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  Member of tire Canadian .Weekl y    Newspapers'    Association.  Friday, April 1, 1921  E.: W. Bigelow  Barrister, Etc.  At J. A. CATHERWOOD'S  Every   Friday  Phones:  Mission1 1503  . At this season'of the year with its   planning ways and moans fo get ric  fine  weather  it is only,, natural  that  of the money.  ���������the householder and owner should \ As the people of British Columbk.  bo busy fixing up the garden and decided to do nothing more than U  preparing for the summer months, shift, the liquor traffic from the deal-  British Columbian, generally speak- or lo the government, it may becon-  ing are wonderful gardeners and also forniablo t,o public, opinion and tin.  wonderful in the way they' keep (lie proprieties of the case, that the gov-  back yard and the front yard very eminent should get out of it "al.  respectable   looking. (hat tne traffic will    bear."      There  Not many people let the first days would seem to be no solid ground  of spring go by without cleaning up for argument that the government is  any accumulation that in tiie bound to provide cheap whiskey for  succeding months of thc year might .drinking purposes. And in view oi  be the cause of disease, or discomfort the responsibility assumed, and the  Still a few do not* think of this j fore-luiown results of the business,  yard cleaning as well as ,ihe house jit is fair that the traffic should 'je  cleaning:  The result  of  the  Long Distance:  Phone 80  Pt. Coquitlam  m  XumimiumTrmrrng).  BRITISH  EDITOR'S OPINION  spring  made to provide a fund to take care  inebriate,    invalids,    paupers  raid  on :Cl  ihe  what may be called "dirt" makes the land orphans it is bound tc produce  people of British  Colubia a wonder- j     Tho position in Alberta  fully healthy people.  The other day in  the House when  and other provinces--is exactly, the reverse  'ihe people of    ibis    province    have  given no warrant for the substitution  Hon'.   Mr.  McLean,  Minister of Edu-!01   tiie government for    the    private  i ���������  cation was having the House discuss [dealer.    They have demanded    very  the amendments, he was meeting  with criticism, it is said that the  premier rose deliberately and went  over to the minister and whispered  to have the clause laid over. The  reply was that the minister wanted  to get the opinion of the House, but  the Premier is reported as . having  said,  'You don't have to.'  Should Work.Both Ways���������  When a farmer picks up a daily  paper, he invariably reads of a big  "Made in Canada" or "Made in 13.  that Canadians buy Canadian-made  goods..  When he goes to Vancouver, the  C." sale or a plea for manufacturers  Farm and Home says he sees the big  stores  with  their    "Canadian-made"  emphatically that the sale of liquor  for beverage purposes���������by private  cr public agency���������be stopped. In  doing so they clearly declared that  they did not want government revenue drawn from the "booze" business. Liquor is legally saleable in  this province now only for k, medical,  mechanical scientific and artistic pur  poses. Practically, the legitimate  demand is limited to those desiring  if for medicinal use���������Edmonton Bul-  etin.  This    paper has . just    received a  booklet entitled  "What British  Editors  Say about Canada,"  which  hat  just been issued.by the -Canadian Dl-:- ���������  partment of Immigration and Colon-  ization.    It contains brief comment*  on .Canada made by members of the  Imperial Press Association who visited this country    last    summer.    Tht  booklet has  been  issued  mainly  f<>r  circulation in  the Old  Country, and  readers    of this    paper    may    have  copies  forwarded  to  any  friends  in  the Old Country who arc .Interested  iu Canada by sending the names and  addresses    to the    Director of Publicity,    Department of    Immigration  and Colonization, Ottawa. No charge  is made for the booklet, or the postage on it.  EVERY PLACE IS  NEXT DOOR  '. The distance may be only a few miles or it may  be hundreds, but it is asnexl door if you use your  long distance telephone.  .. The province of the. whole coast, for that  matter, is your neighborhood, its people your  neighbors. Your telephone links lo them.  Special rates between 7 p. rn. and 8 a. m.   .  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE &>.  "i  AM PRESIDENT OF THE  COUNCIL," SAYS MRS. SMITH  Honoring Woman Rut With Caution  The genial spirit of Eastertide was  slightly vexed by a difference of opinion between Premier Oliver and his  new Lady Minister as to whether  the latter was sworn in as President  window displays, everywhere there is j ot tue Council or not.    In the excite  ment of the event, the two principals seem to have overlooked this detail, or to have a confusrod recollection of what was done,  finds American eggs, American pot.i-j The Premier says he is still Presi-  toes  and   American   fruit,   while   his idcut- of    the    Council. Hon. Mis.  own products often go begging. i Smith  clearly  recalls  that she     was  a great noise about loyalty and U\������  buying of Canadian goods���������everywhere but .on the wholesale row 01  at  the  vegetable vendors.     Here  he  Mrs. Ralph Smith will not be present in. tlie House during the remain  der of the present session. She leaves  Vancouver Wednesday evening for  Ottawa, where she will attend the  Canadian Council of Immigation and  will give an address befoe that body-  on April 5.  ' She will then proceed to Montreal  where she will address the Canadian  Women's Club, afterwards returning  to Toronto where she will address  the Canadian Women's Club there.  Prom that she will come west to  Winnipeg where "arrangements have  been made for her giving ah address  there. She expects to be back in  Vancouver by the end of April.  Asked on Tuesday evening as to  her, position as a member of the cabinet she said: "I am still president of  tlie council, despite anything that  may be said to the contrary. There  is no misunderstanding on that point  in my mind."  Mrs. Smith said she expected the  House would prorogue at the end of  this week.  Wm. Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock   Specialist.  23 ytjar** among tlie Stockman of  the Fraser Valley. , Am fa-mi I sir  with the different breeds of live  stock and their values.  Address   all   communications  Box M Chilli wack, B. C  to  Sainiuinnniitffiuuiimifffuii  y^Tliiii'iTimiuniiiimuiiiiiriiciiifi^Ol  1 J. H. JONES  ... (,-  Funeral  Direct cr  INCUBATORS  AND  BROODERS  for the coming hatching season,  which will be the biggest in the  history of this Province.  BUOKEYE,   JUBILEE,   RELIABLE,  PRAIRIE    STATE   arid   ELECTRIC  INCUBATORS    and    BROODERS.  CATALOGUES    FREE.  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Missior City  For  a Good Smo.keTry  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  .1  s  On most of these commodities  there is little if any tariff. The manufacturer who has a high tariff to pro  tect him also has to play on Canadian loyalty to sell his goods.  The farmer (the backbone of the  country's basic industry), is asked to  buy Canadian machinery which as a  rule is no cheaper than the foreign  appointed jLo that office. One thing  is evident: When the lady minister  after being sworn in, declared that  her appointment was a great honor  to womanhood, she clearly felt she  had been entrusted with more responsibility that the prefix "honourable" and the privilege of a private secretary.    On  the  other  hand  CHIKOPRACTIOS BILL  IS KILLED  product with the high tariff piled on iiVlr. Oliver evidently felt that recog-  top.    But when he sends his produce ; nition of the new status  of woman-  or loyalty.���������Enderby Commoner.  Cabinet  Appointment  Correction���������  Premier Oliver requests  the press icr a male minister exceptin  hood, and of over half the electorate  had been fully met by giving the  lady   minister   all   the   prorogratived  those of  to market, lie finds noil her protection drawing a salary, administering a de-  to correct the published announce- |partment, or controlling the Council,  ment that Mrs. Ralph Smith, M. L. A. j Willi these exceptions, the duties,  had  been appointed President, of the | functions and privileges of male and  Council.    This position will continuo  to be held by Premier Oliver himself.  An  explanation  is  added   by     Mr.  lemale  ministers are identical.  The Premier's experience with hia  B.    C.   Ci<5AR    FACTORY  W1LBERG  a WOLZ.  PROP6  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 80.01 P. O. Box G9  MISSION CIT.Y, B. C.  new Speaker probably partially    ex-  Oliver of the appointment really cor.--1,,!;,jMS  us growing caution. It is an  open secret that Mr. Speaker Manson  on assuming office, was deeply distressed by the ' disposition of the  leader  of the  government  to    have  ^his say and way in all matters without regard to House rules. When the  'Speaker finally disciplined the unruly  lender, his action evidently brought  as much surprise and disgust to the  i'l-ornie;-, as it produced relief in thc  legislature.  Mr. Oliver, having found lie cannot control the House, will take no  futhcr chances. He will at least be  master in his own family���������the Council.  It   would  seem   that the  Premier  holds the same views with regard to  a woman minister'that old fashioned  husbands did     in rejgard     to    their  B.  C.  Versus Alberta ��������� wives. They would give them neither  The British Columbia Legislature' authority to exercise, nor money to  is counting on the government mal:- spend���������a deprivation for which the  ing a profit of two and a half million modern woman finds little compen-  dollars out of the liquor business sntion in occasional oscillatory out-  during the year���������and,    of    course, bursts,���������World.  feived on Mrs. Ralph Smith. Tiie  lady is appointed to the cabinet bur.  has no cabinet office; that is to say  she becomes a member of the Cabinet without becoming a cabinet member; in other words she becomes .-in  adjunct to the Executive'Council not  heretofore known,  It is a much higher honor than -it  first announced for while if was announced that Mrs. Ralph Smith  would hold a position which no v.-.)-  man ever held before, if transpires  that she holds a position which no  woman and no man ever held before.  It is an absolute new one, carrying  with it a pivate secretary, certain  expense allowances, and  mu'-.-h  polit  ical   satisfaction  Vancouver Sun.  to  all   concerned.���������  VICTORIA,   March   26.���������The   select   committee   of- the   Legislature,  which has been considering the bills  to legalise the practise of optometry  chiropractics,  drugless     healers  and  others, has approved of the application by the optometrists,.but will not  recommend  to the House the  other  bills.    Following a    meeting    by the  committee on Thursday morning, Mr.  M.  A.  MacDonald,  chairman  of  th<"  committee, submitted a report at the  optometry bill, which, however, will  be somowhat modified  from the original  draft.  Chief  of  these  modifications is that the board of examin i  ers shall include one oculist, and that  the examination shall be made broad  enough to Include the useof the op-  thalmascope, so that the optometrists  shall be instructed to detect the appearance  of  disease   from  the   eyes.  Tlie  bill  will  be along the  lines of  the Optometry Act of Ontario.  In respect to,chiropractors, drug-  less healers, food scientists and healers of other kinds, the committee decided that before they are allowed  to have any privileges they must pass  tho medical qualification test imposed by the povinco.  The drugless healers were asking  for a bill whereu'nder each cult  would be permitted to conduct its  own tests.  STATION  Made in Canada  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.  YENNADON  490 TOURING CAR  $1153F. C". B. Mission City  TUART MOTORS  CHEVROLET and DODGE AGENTS  Mission City, B. C.  'Many new people have come here  during the past year, many of whom  are soldier settlers.' Most of them  have taken up poultry ranching.  The 1914-1915 Mons iStar was received last week by Mr. R. White,  who served with the 7th Battalion.  There is much interest being taken  in  the    Abernethy-Lougheed    Company settlement, three miles east of  here, and the local contractors havr-  been kept busy.    --_.. .    ,i .in.. i     i    ii   ���������������������������   iui     III    i     uur-iii     l   JUJ'J.IIJ      .     J  -ill.. L i.   L   I.L L   II - L   .LL 1      1��������� *i J U   .JJ.II   .     J" &[ L' Vf j'f.'fl'"-!*     '_" r"Jr*.Jl'-*T*''^l"n-J���������'iT*- *J*,.'t'" '*'-^J* rf*T*-'- ���������"f'-'L^'-f-'f'.TM'.^f' '-T-' JlT!IT"*Tr"l*TJ'-A^l^^^rl 4  f rii^'AfiBOTSFOto' POST  PAGE THREW  'jSSM^a^^SBS^i^mmE^msBsxmaBmeriEsx^^  oncernm  rmtim  FRUIT GROWERS  FEAR  .SHORTAGE  OK   UOXES  ADVOCATES   AMALGAMATION  OF   ItETIJKNEI)   SOLIHER   BODIES  When you  order printing you buy smietliing  more than paper and ink.  The  best advertising talk in the world  looks  vulgar and commonplace if    printed    without  distinction.  STYLE in printing is an art. . You cannot buy  it just anywhere.  -oncermng  Cost  WASHINGTON. March 21.���������The  eaters of Florida oranges and grapefruit may not ihink of reforestation  as in any way affecting their breakfast,'hut the Florida citrus fruit i  growers have a different viewpoint, j  according to forestry officials of the  .United .States department of agriculture who have found', the-leaders  of the industry anxious about future  supplies of box'material.  The' Florida grapfruit and orange  crop now requires on the average  more than 12,000,000 boxes yearly  to get, if to tho market, it has y  money value of something like $30,-  000.000 and the. industry is still expanding rapidly. Uy 1930, if pro-- j  duction continues to increase in siiu-l  favor control  by  GOVERNMENT  .VANCOUVRlt,   March   28.���������"The  public  has     beconio    apathetic   .and  lethargic, and  has not    fulfilled the,. . . ���������,,������������������,,  b .,     -in opera! ion  in  the    province, which  the 1 ,-    ,  VICTORIA, March 28.���������A . Proposal that the-government take over'  thy   entire   output   of   the   breweries  promises, that they made to  soldiers before they went overseas,"  said Sheriff Charles Macdonald, in  the course of an eloquent speech on  behalf of the G. A. U. V. at. the'  Colonial Theatre on Sunday night.  "The returned men," lie added, "do  not want charity; all they want is  a square deal, and thc only way to  accomplish this object is to amalgam  ate all returned soldiers' organizations, and make renewed efforts to  obtain satisfaction for themselves  and. their'independents.  "The     preachers     el"     Vancouver  The cost of printing depends upon something  more than the profit which the printer puts upon  it.  \!\ i-   i .-;>: '���������aJJ.'^.a.SI.--  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability.and experience.  MORAL���������For the best printing", something distinctive and  original, get an estimate from us.  O, The Printer    |  ���������  J  ,ilar , ratio lo that in -recent years, the | churches, from their pulpits, urged  output will require ,40,000,000 box^s :men to enlist, saying that it was  annually. Each box requires about 'their duty to fight for their country;  fivo.and. a half feet .of lumber. ' |they showered   blessings  on  the de-  |      Local   southern   pine   forests   are'parting soldiers, and promised thorn  i the source of the    raw    material for j that nothing would be too good for  'these boxes, but the supply is drawn -them when they returned.    When  I  upon also for wooden containers for'asked the    heads of four    denomin-  the products of Florida    truck farm- ]ations in the city to make an appeal  ers. Truck farm products of the state j from the pulpits for the rights of re's now call for    .13,000,000    boxes an-I turned  soldiers,    there was not one  inually, and this demand is also grow   response.    This  Jack  of sincerity  on  iing, the   part of the    church can only be  Forest depletion under methods 'atoned by it spreading propaganda t->  which do not provide for 'regrowth 'influence the government to give  has reached a point which makes tne J greater, assistance in the reestab-  question where containers are t.o, lishment of veterans,  come ��������� from a matter cf very practical concern to; the citrus industry  in Florida.    Conferences    have been  Hub Square .        Mission City, B. C.  HOW  RED" SMITH vi LEARNED     RAILROADING  BY  CORRESPONDENCE  Dedicated  to  Railroad  Men, Whom  All   Good  ��������� Women   Love,   All   Men   Respect     mid     All  Children  Trust      _  Red Smith v,-as an honest farmer 'lad,  Who   lived  at  home   with  his   mother  clad,  But'he g-ot-the idea into  his head.  That he could earn his dally bread,  An easierVay than from early morn'  .'Till  after sun-down  plowing-  corn.  and  And   the   mules   then   started  thiifcd  to     scatter  The old-man braced and pulled the rope '  But the mules went faster at every lope,  To the number of rings he gave no heed  And  the    mules    took    the    signal to  INCREASE   SPEED.  They ran like sixty through corn and hay  Flying- clear over things in' their way.  The M. C. trains passed every day,  While  Red  plowed  corn  near   the right  way,  He-watched tho smoke cloud summer skies.  While the "Hoghead" sat '.here looking wise"  He  saw  the  "Taller"  with bended  back.  Try to keep her hot on a tank of slack.  Tlie'caboose would pass -with tho Con. inside,  Rod   thought  all  he  had  lo  do   was ride,  Eut  the  softest  job  of  all  of  them yet.  Was  the brakeman on   top  with  his  ei���������r.rr-  .- ettc.  Then Red would turn to his corn,once more.  But   the   sun   was   hot   and   his   feet   v/eiv  sore.  So he made up his mind a job he'd cut.  Like  the  brakeman  on   top   with hib cig.w-  otto,  He saw an ad. in the Farm Bazoo  How he could learn  to be. a screw.  And ouickb rise from thc nmk of foul".      .  Through, a  course by moil in  tho "LEAK-N  QUICK SCHOOLS." .  So he took  a course in  tho -'LEARN, QUICK  SCHOOLS",  Then   taught   tho   signals   to   hia   team   of  mules  He screwed a bell  to the  end of  the toptrue.  Then  over the plough  a bell  cord striinR-.  The bridles and lines   he threw a\vny,  And worked by signals while he plowed ill  day.  Two rings from Red then the mules would go.  Four   rings   then   they    would   case   down  slow.  Five  rings,   then   they  would  strike  a   trot.  Two  rinijs  while  going,   would   make   then:  stop.  But the boy had got it into his head  That thc mules would Bee no more oi  Red.  So  he  sneaked  away' one  summer morn-  Down   the road   to  town,  past   the  field  of  corn.  The  larks sang gaily in   tho eleir blue  sky.  While   tin    corn   sccme.:   to   wave   a   fond  "good bye."  The old  man said  to his  wife next day  "I   can't   Unci  Red,  he   has  run  away.  "J hope and  trust he'll  como to no harm,  Hut feel sure he could  nc.-er leani to f-irm.  You  know he was always short nf brain."  Though 1  think in time ho could run a train,  Then  the old man  left  to drive  tho mult'S.  Being n  little shy on  tho book of ruler,.  Hu said.  "I miiHt  finish  this corn  today,  And' beiiln   tomorrow   making   Iny,  Where Red hid tho lines  he would never toll.  So I will have to use that rone and boll",  Then  he hitched  them   op ifot  into the  so.it,  lie graeped lhe :op:* and bracv-i his feet.  Ills wife said: "John. Just like ns not  When  you  get  thorn   utartcd   they  will  not  slop,. ���������  Your son Red understood  lhe rules  And  was a graduate of the LIOAltN QUICK  SCHOOLS"  The old man said:  "Hell,  never you mind  Years  ugo I broke  on   lhe  M. 0.  line.  In   them   days   when  they   wanted  a  man  of  freight,  They did  not hunt  for a graduate,  They  wanted a rrnn  that could  use a  club.  With  a strong  constitution for bunk  house  grub.  1 remember yet, ono whistle it  takes  To get the brakeman  to club the brakes.  And  if these fool mules-start doing stunls,  I can stop the racket by ringing once."  He pulled the rope and thoy started to go  But. he thought the speed was a little slow,  So he pulled again and  gave five rings  Over the garden and through   the wheat   .  Thc old man clinging fast  to his scat,  He wiled to his wife as thoy came around  -of-I      "v>'hy don,t you-try to flag us down?  She shouted  back as  sho jumped  the  gale  "I thought you uster brake on freight,"  "Nearly $2,000,0'00 has been pour-  would, give them absolute control of  the vending of tlie beverage, to 1-e  followed by power being granted to  (he Liquor Control Board (o issue  permits to well regulated hotels ano  clubs to sell bottled beer, is'the next  move to be made this week ������������������when  the ,Legislature rc-assembles . on  Tuesday afternoon to dispose of the  Moderation Act and . other legislation at present before the House.  The beer to "be brewed by these  breweries would be of the standard  brand somewhat similar fo thc .prewar article.  Just what stand the Opposition  will take to such a move is agitat-.  ing the minds of those favoring the  beer clause and also the hotel and  brewery interests. Several . members of the party led by Mr. Bowser are.known to be in favor of it  and yet are dead against "near-  beer," which apparently has'been  killed and buried. The ��������� real. - rub  comes when the question is raised as  to where .the fund' alleged to have  been collected by the interests for  campaign purposes' went to. According to the Opposition, it all went  to government candidates, one member recalling the famous letter sent  out by the B. C.    Protective Assocla-  ed out by the government for the bet  tion tnat    "tne  'election of a    Conferment   of   returned   soldiers,   but, 'gervative    government    would be an-  held with     leading    officials of the  jn my opinion, not more than 2 5 per.  i  forest service to discuss this question- cent. 0f this has    actually    been re-  Application     of    the     principles  of |ceived by the    men.    Most of it    has  Again -she- aereamedr"When  it's time for bed  If the mules still going I'll send for Reu"  As they passed again, the old man yelled biek  ' Go stop that train coming down the track  Ask the Conductor for his book of rules.  'Till  we  learn how  lo    stop   these    blecsed  mules.  She flagged  the train,  they came to a stop, '  Th.T Conductor came  up on a  train     man'--4  trot.  Says she.  "Please sir does the train rules  Tell   how  to stop  a. team  of  mules!1  Says  he:  "You're crazy,  next   thing you'll  be  claiming: there are mules in the 0. R. C."  She then oxplalncd the   bell on thc tongue  How father started the mules to run.  "Please tell mo the number of rings it takes  To get the mules to put on the brakes?"  'Madam,"  stud ho,   "if  that   team  of  mules  Is pulling that plough under standard rules  You can tell .your husband just what to do,  The signal to stop is to ring just two."  3he told the old man,  two'���������ring's Is enough.  He said  to himself:  "Tain't no such stuli  For   that's   exactly   the   number   of   rings,  i gave at first and started things .  There would be as much sense In yelling  "WHOA"  Whon you wanted to start or wanted to g'>,  Two rings to stun and two rings to start.  That Conductor thinks h������ is all firwl smart.  He'can't .fool  me and  I swenr by yon  Moon  Tc ride this plough till the crack of doom."  So away they went around  and round  'Till the corn and wheat, all trampled down.  The neighbors cutne to see the fun.  While the mules continued   to  fiercely run.  Fw sixteen hours they did their best.  And then tied up for eight hours rest.  When  finally tho law had got  them  stopped,  Thc old man said,  as his brow he mopped.  "I never want aay more of my mules  To   graduate    from   the     LEARN     QUICK  SCHOOLS"  Red  landed  tho job so  highly  prized  And  tho drouin of  his lire  was roalized.  Long years have como and  rolled iiwny  Since- Red left homo that Hummer day.  Ho had the H.'ime luck wo all  have had  Some of it good ajid some of It oad.  He  flrrfl Joined hands  with the B. R. T���������  And a few years later tho O. R. C.  And as Father Tlmo  turns over the loaves,  He gets gold stripes on his uniform sleeves.  Ho smiles  as  ho pulls  tho  bell  cord  now  With the memories It brings of the cord on  tho  plough.  And tho time when he thouyht the  farm  too  slow  Same as you and I  thought  long. ago.  He long* to be back  with  the farm and  tho  plough  Same as you and I are longing now.  ���������ANONVMOUS  forestry with a view to the production of sustained supplies of -box  material is regarded as the only way  to meet the. problem..  .The government has a national  forest in Florida of over 300,000  acres, on which the practicability of  forest manageriient for a sustained  yield has been demonstrated, according to the forest service, but the  lumber' needs of the state will require', a very much larger acreage  than ' this. Under the . nation-wide  forestry'programme which the forest  391-vice and the forest and .wood-using industries are advocating,' it is  proposed to bring about conservative  handling of private forest lands as  well as public. The. citrus fruit  growers are reported to be joining in  advocacy of this programme.  gone  in  overhead  expenses,  salaries  of officials, red tape, etc."  Whonnock  EXTRAVAGANT   GIRLS  KEEPING   MEN   SINGLE  MONTREAL, Marchi 28.���������"Our  young women are spending as much  today on personal dress and decorations as their grandmothers spent  on the household, and their demands  are becoming so    great that    young  The Firs Ltd. have commenced  opeatiori3 on the property recently  acquired by the company. The manager expects to have eight years  cutting on the present stand of timber.  Mr. C. E. Tisdall, of Vancouver, is:  visiting here, and judging by his  large and well-stocked lunch basket,  the genial alderman is going to malre  a lengthy, stay.  men arc unable to contemplate marriage. The rate of living is high, not  by reason of prices, but because tlie  standard of living has gone up so  that there is nothing left for the  works of charity and helping tho  poor or for thc spread of Christ's  kingdom,"' said Bishop Farthing in  his Faster message Sunday morning  in Christ Church Cathedral.  "Thc world is facing what I fool  is one of the gavest crisis, one far  more perplexing than  that we  faced  experiment."  The Moderation Bill is likely to  come up again on Tuesday evening,  the act having been reprinted and  brought up to date a3 regards amendments.  six years ago. Unless the, world accepts and puts into action the principles of Christ, there will be great  changes. If the people of Christ will  today heed His call and give them  selves to doing His will' and fulfilling His . pupose, then the world  will be saved by the gradual changing of men's minds and a bighter day  will bo ushered in by evolution and  not bv revolution."  THE  USE OF  TRAILERS  INCREASING  The use of trailers as an aid to  transportation over the highways is  increasing very rapidly in all partK  of the world! In the United Stated  there are more of these trailers in  use than anywhere else. In that  country there are seventy-five trailer builders and t'nore are about 5.0,-  000 trailers in use.  When a young man or a clock gets  too fast a setback is necessary.  Can Any Canadian City Beat This ?  WHONNOCK  Small fruit growers say the season  promises well. Last year much heaving was caused by the late frosts,  which was one of the causes for crop  being  light.  'HE mild and equable all-  the-year-round climate of  Victoria' on Vancouver Island���������a climate which is.  bringing so many Canadians and  Americana to the beautiful Empress Hotel���������is demonstrated most  convincingly by the record of the  thermometer. According to figures supplied by the meteorological  office of the Dominion Government  the lowest point reached during  the yoar 1920 was 25 degrees Fahrenheit in the month of January,  while in only one month, namely.  July, was any higher point reached  than 84 degrees. The mean in the  Wteat summer month of August  was 61 degrees while the  mean over the whole  year was 50 degree;?.  The winter months of  January and February  show mean temperatures  of 39 and 42, although  temperatures in both months were  recorded as high as 53 degrees.  No wonder that the grass is always green and that Spring comes,  early in this equable and delightful climate. Victoria ts par excellence Canada's City of Flowers, and the Empress Hotel as its  social centre is a perennial-attraction for young and old.  RECORD OF 1920 MEAN  TEMPERATURES  VICTORIA, B.C.      ;  January . .  . 39  July. ... .  . 60  February. .  . 42  August . . .  . 61  March . . .  . 44  September.  . 55  April . . . .  . 45  October . ..  . 49  May   . 50  November.  . 46  June , . t i  , 56  December ,  . 43  ffibw*������������fg.fi!*i������**^^  sros^^ :('������������������'��������� m.  Hm ABBOTSFORD  POST,  ABBOTSFOBB, B.  ������������������L.>.i-i!^aj"LiiLiii.".'^ '"iiaam  iwWWjWn^ifi  That the best of Meats can be purchased at this Store   .  We select our Bear, with  intelligence: ' that'i  why one  of our roasts'make such a, fine meal.  ' Try one of our prime roasts and be convinced.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  *��������� .t/rV.L ���������., Abbotsford, B.C.  nmnmr.,. m. ������������������������������������i������ 1111 mi inmn  (Latti   Ttiflor    4    Humphrey)  B. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer'  ttooui   fi   H;.it.   Block.   CliilMwaek  JBr������    *W������1. OBIIXIWAt'k  &cm~n hi iijinwujBiuijmaa  GIBSON & IRVINE  ABKOTSFOJRD,  B.  C.  Ii UILDING    CONTRA OTORS  Eutlmalcs Free  F-h-nt-GIn'tiH   Work   Quamnteed  1   ' : L^^-^-!r-ir������gB^lTf-ff.|T������Tr"������^^  iinfarrra*irj*'*������������������'m*^*mrM*r**a*,!,---ril '" ���������������" ^ ������  num. m���������n.���������.������������������  business  Our Grocery Slock is now 'complete.in ail lines  and (lie prices are DOWN. <: .  Fresh supply of'green vegetables.  I<Yee delivery lo all parts of thc district    ;  Buy Bread Made In Abbotsford  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  Knocks once at every man's cfoor���������others are  more fortunate. Here is yours, it you are in line  for a cood second-hand car in lirst-class condition  Below are a fewprices that we think reasonable,  but should you not be suited by any ot these we  can fix you up with almost any kind oi a car you  desire.    Read these first:  1 Ford Car, first-class condition $225.  1 Ford Car, lirst-class condition, $350.  1 1920 Ford, first-class condition, new tires, run  six months $550.  1 7-Passengcr Hudson, first-class condition, at  a snap.  Terms can be arranged on all the. above Lars.  - WANTED���������a second-hand 6 or 8 h. P* gas  engine.  We have taken the aeencv for the Maxwell and  .Chalmers Cars and Maxwell Trucks, and will be  in a position shortly, to display these new cars;  and-we are prepared to give service with all the  cars we sell.  Don't forget Air Specialties:  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING'AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and  RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  RE-WOUND  We guarantee all our work lo be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  Limited  Pkoa������. B. G.'7 ABBOTSFORD  15. C. Farmers 1913  JIIIIIHI    |  ���������ll.l������������|||������ll������LUJII.UM<J������Ul*^A..Mn~T������W^^  YarwoorfMJurrant  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAWOEFICE  OPEN*   EVERY   M>IDAV  AUBOTSKOIW,   B.-   C.  ftwi������^a������i>������������������-*?������<ui������������*'H'������'M1<l'i'**������"1'ii,l>11  !l  I  J. E. PARTON  Carries  xi  Stook of  Wall Paper  AND  Paints  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Money to Loan on Good Farm Morfeffag������������  Ao McCallum  Abbotsford  Advertisements under    the    above  Sheading coat 2 5  .. cents;- par    issue.  Leave  copy  and  money  at Th������ Ab-  Votsford Grarase.  CASTS DOUBT ON  SCHOOLS SYSTEM  ���������RE&xsxnxaflsSB  m/-**-'*.iipg������������������i'j-.m.ujLUj������ i,MmevitiS3tKBsatvm-riiriiit������lm*,\iimnBB&  o  IS I FT'!>  eat and Grocery Market  HUNTINGDON, 13- C.  MOr?  *, 7?r���������s  If mi*  Farmer*' P.iioue 1203  The teachers of the province are  having their annual convention ir  Vancouver this week, with an attendance of about 100 teachers!  One of the speakers, Mr. J. A. Ferguson, principal of the King Edward  High School said,    "Are    the    High  Schools   of   tho   province   delivering  jthe   goods?"  | "When, parents ask you what a  high school education does for their  children, ;'you sit back and tell them  that it provides them with a splendid mental training. Some believe it  ���������but there are others who do not."  "I am playing a safe game.    lam  not' advocating any special curricul  um,  but merely asking a few questions in order that the matter may be  more fully discussed,  i "Are the studentB being trained  along the right lines? When a student, who is now going to enter the  university or normal school, leaves  the high school, is he fitted for his  chosen  walk in life?"  The    question of    curriculum was  not considered at length . owing to  the lateness pf the hour on Tuesday  but the whole matter will be taken  up later before the convention closes  SOME CASH AND CARRY LINES  Orchard City Jams .*..-...: ------ 75c  Keiller's Marmalade  $1.10  Royal Crown Oatmeal Soap, 6 cakes'fbr 25c  Swifts Lard Compound,  10!s for $1.85  Pacific Milk 2 tins for 25c  Siam No. 1 Rice 3 lbs. for 25c  A.G.ANDREWS  CASH   GROCER ABJBOTftFORD,   B.   C.  r*���������*���������"-'��������� " "  Abbotsford,   B.   0.  .March  "Otli  Editor,  Tlie Abbotsford   Post,  Dear  Sir:  As a citizen of ���������'���������Abbotsford and district I am proud that the musicians  of tins town have organized a band,  and 1 wish the band every success  that a band in a small town is on-  titled to. Tlie men who )������-omote. the  band   are  also   good   citizr-���������  ;   as  ar"  tho musicinns; ,but---a:;d I'r.s is a big  word���������I would appreciate it if on  their way homo these same men  would not try to show oft t/.m much.  ���������Music hath its charms, ami also its  proper place���������which i.s not cm tho  way home late at night.  You will confer a favor on me by  publishing this letter, and I Know-  no true citizen need;; a siroi'./'r-r hint  of what 1 mean.  Yours truly,  A SICK WOMAN  ! AMFNHMFXT   M'KKTft  WHO AND WHERE IS THE  MAX  WITH THK  RECIPE?  WITH   OPPOSITION1  VICTORIA, March 21.���������The ani-  ondmonl. to the Schools Act allowing  lichool boards'to create a special re-  sonx- fund I'or future building-operation by tho levy of a mill rate  per annum, does not show much  likelihood of passage according to  '.'omuient made by private . members  following the introduction of the  uifianure by Hon. Dr. Maclean. Op-  posii'ion has already been raised by  .Mr. Thomas Pearson (Richmond)  who- claims that the power to ba  tfiven school trustees is a dangerous  one. Mr. Alex Paterson, who, like  Mr. Pearson, has had years of experience as a reeve, in understood to  |'Vie! the same way. The amendment  j;s understood to have been introduced in view of tlie defeat of many bylaws for school .construction which,  during the past two years, have been  turnod dowu by the electorate, this  especially being the case in municipalities in the Fraser Valley.  VICTORIA,   March     2 9.���������A     nsw  use   for the  Canada thistle came to  ight In the Legislature tongllit when  the vote for tho salaries of the noxious weed inspectors was p-assed.  Mr. Pooley of Esquimau mentioned that tho Canada thistle was valu~  able as an ensilage food. Hon Mr.  Barrow  added  that  it  was  valuable  as food for honey bees.    Then Bpake  Mr. M. B. Jackaon, K.'C,: "I have  a friend who lives In Esquimau," ha  said "who since the prohibition law  was passed, has been experimenting  in tho production ' of wines , from  home-grown  sources.    He tells    me  that the finest wine of all, a better  wine than anything you can buy, can  be made from the Canada thistle."  "I should like to meet that gentleman," said Mr. Pooley.  "I   think  the quickest  way  to rid  the province of the Canada thistle  would be to publish the eceipt," ob-  seved  Mr.  Barrow.  FARMERS' SUPPLYSTORE  Successor to A. P. Slade & Co.  e buy eggs, poultry, etc'  We sell flour and feed  ABBOTSFOED  JOLLY  PARTY  AT   MRS.  F-KASHR'S  Under the Auspices of the Ladies'  th.e  Aid of the Presbyterian church,  memory of St. Patrick was duly  honored at the home of the president, Mrs. H. Fraser, on March 17.  Notwithstanding the rain of the  evening, the commodious house was  filled to its capacity and everybody  was happy. The programme opened  with two contests, one an animal  contest, when Mrs. Pickens and  Mrs. Thormwaite were equal winners  On lots being drawn, Mrs. Pickens  was' declared the winner and received the beautiful prize. The  second contest was a musical one  with Mr. Lome H. Farrow at flic  piano. Miss Clarice Trethewey and  Miss E. Alder being equal the drawing of lots decided in favor of Miss  Alder, who obtained the prize.  The contests were not only interesting but created much social pleasure.  Then followed the regular programme: A short address on the life and  work of St. Patrick by the Rev. W.  Robertson, who presided as chairman; piano solos by Miss Evelyn-. McMenemy and Mr. Lome H. Farrov;  vocal solos by Mrs. Whitchelo and  Mr. Thornwaite; reading by Miss  Margaret Hutchison; recitations by  Mrs." Ryall and Mrs. Fraser; .an interesting address by Mr. John White  and selections by the Sunday school  orchestra, whose first appearance at  a public function was much appreciated. The amount realized  was over  Operated by Ii. Leary  CLAYBURN  TO  AID  DISTRICT HOSPITAL  CLAYBURN, March 26.���������On Wed  nesday evening, a meeting was' held  jhcre in the interests of the new  | district hospital. Those representing the hospital were Messrs. J. A.  McGowan, J. Brydges and Dr. Swift  of Abbotsford. A good deal of interest was manifested and a canvas-,  sing committee with Mr. W .J.  Dwyer as convener was appointed.  This committee will not only secure  subscriptions but will raise funds  alBO by entertainmentB. Mr. Ham  and Mr. R. L. McCulloch were appointed to visit Matsqui village in  lhe interest of the hospital fund.  On Wednesday evening a social  entertainment >vas held at the home  of Mrs. Cuickshank when there was  a large attendance and a good programme of music, etc., with refreshments was enjoyed, the hostess  making It very pleasant for all.  Don't  think   that  every  fool   is  capable  of writing  a  farce-comedy  $21.00 and the whole entertainment:  was considered the most successful  St. Patrick's celebration ever held  here.  A  political pull  is  the only thing  that keeps sonic men out of jail.  immmmmmmmmimmm

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