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 #������&"'-  -*'���������rj^-   ?U.r.  ...A^^...���������* rlT     f  J-*! .^ "NA  l#  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XXL, No. 24.  \BBOTSFORD. B, C.  FRIDAY, APRIL. 22,    1921  $1.00 per Year "  MADJ'3  FOR  Tai PIONEER STORE  31A V   DAY  1  We have decided to open a Special Cash  Department in connection- with our store.  Ask  for  our  prices  and  watch for  our  WEEKLY SPECIAL.. WE DELIVER  FOR THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL  Flour, 49 pound sacks  .'  $2.95  B. and K. Rolled Oats,   20's  $1.35  Snow Flake Pastry Flour  65  cents  Try our coffee at 3 pounds for ; .,'.."__... $1.00  Tho annual M;.y Day [estiva 1 will  be held in Abbot'ford on May 2 0th,  ���������when Elsie McPhee will be crowned  Queen of the May for 1.02.1, to succeed May' Queen (Isal>elle- McPhee.  The maids of honor chosen by the  queen elect are? Violet. Rucker,  Carrie Leary,��������� Paulino ��������� Kerr and  Alma Duncan, while those attending  ihe retiring queen will be. Hazel  Valletta, Beatrice Rucker, Betty  Swift and Mamie Bennett. The  honor of pages has fallen on Sidney  Swift, and Bobby Webster.  The committee have the arrange-  -rients well in hand, and.the drilling  of the children is 'being carried on  regularly. A. school holiday has  been granted, also the use of the  school   grounds   and   basement     for  .0  l>A.\Y*EK THAT  DYKK  MAKIO   PLANS  TO  will  ������jc;its r  START CHAXGB  A splendid   list  of sports |  prepared   including  races,  i~  ���������  PERSONALS  V1S1-  BORN:  To Mr. ,and  of  Abbotsford,   a  son.  Mrs. Sinclair,  BORN:  son. ���������  Mrs.   R.  Thomas   of   Mission  ted in town on Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Jas. King of Vancouver spent the week-end with Mr. and  , Mrs. Vanetta..���������_,., .,���������.,- ,,.-. ���������-,- .���������...--.- -  Mrs. Starr of Sumas was a visitor  in town Thursday.  The WA A. of the G. W. V. A. gave  a tea in the club rooms Wednesday  aftenoon and entertained a large  crowd of soldiers' wives and friends  and a ���������nic.e'progamme was rendered.  Mr. 'S:heppard of Nelson, Mr. Fin-  dlay of Chilliwack and Mr. Turnbull  of Vancouver District, all of the B.  C. Honey Producers' Association  gave an illustrated lecture on "Beekeeping" in the Alexandria Hall on  Thursday evening, April 21st.  BORN: To Mr. and Mrs. Walter  Wells in the Nursing Home, a son.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wright were  recent visitors'at Cloverdale.  .Miss Estey attended the ��������� wedding  of a friend and during lier absence  Miss Christine McPhee came home  from Vancouver to substitute in Miss  Estey's school-room. ,  Mr. G. Lundy, .principal of the  Abbotsford Superior School is spend  ing the week-end at his home in  Victoria.  .    Mrs.  W.  McLenahan   has returned j passed  from Seattle where she has been tak- j  ing treatment i'or    the    past    seven  months.  ' Miss Waters of Vancouver is  visiting Mrs.  Sam Trethewey.  Mrs. M. McLood has returned  home after spending three weeks at  Murrayville.  To M. and Mrs.    Leary, a  j the' day.  has   been  : baseball,  basketball,  etc.    It is    ex- j  jpected  that  the     Abbotsford     band.!  and also the Sunday School  Orches-'  \ tra will take a prominent part in the  day's   activities.  | The concert programme promises  to be exceptionally attractive, consisting of songs, drills and short  sketches." It is. .hoped that the  weather man will be kind and send  bright sunshine for May 20th.  SUMAS,     April'   21..���������Mr.    C.     A.       VICTORIA,  April   21.���������Steps   pre-.  Strong, who with Mr. MacDonald, of liminary to the actual start of    work  Tacoma,   is  now  superintending   the l>5' tlie B. C. Electric in changing its  work  on  tho  Sumas  Lake    reclama- tracks and cars in Victoria, Vancou-  tion, is of the opinion that there is ver and New "Westminster so as,   to  very little danger of a dyke burst    in conform  to the new right-hand  rule  the hiu-re. Discussing the matter of the road at the end o1 this y<"'ar  of high and low level dykes he said wcre taken yesterday by George  that there was very little to'piek and Kldc1' general manager, W. G. Mur-  cnoose between the two schemes nn' assistant general manager, and  when it came to,a question of the A" T* Goward������ Island manager of the  control of the Vedder river. , Treat-   coruDany.  ing the Vedder as it was now to be At a l������nS conference with the Hon.  treated was, when the history of the J- H- King, minister of public works,  river was studied, probably the best jthe officials of the street railway got  way. The Vedder was now being ; down to discussing with the govern-  taken from a point where it hadjment the basis of compensation on  lost its velocity, and in consequence ; which the government will pay half  it would be easily    handled.    Divert- j Hie cost of the work, with a limit of '  $400,000 as far as the expenditure  of the province goes. The work will  take several months to carry out,  will employ large forces of men and  will cost between $800,000 and $1,-  000,000 according to latest estimates  from tho company's engineers.  Premier Oliver and the Hon. J. W.  deB Farris, attorney-general, attended the conference.  ing the river at a high level  ..HON.   BARROW   MEETS   BOARD..  D. Barrow met  Board of Trade  the coun-  this week  60RN:   To  Mr..,and  Mrs.  Woods,  iii" the local"hospital, a son.  Watch Abbotsford  grow.  Mrs. Wright  ver last week.  motored to    Vancou-  Mr.   Haddrell   reports   the   tourist  traffic good for this time of the year  Mrs.   Sutherby     spent  with Mrs. A. Taylor.  Thursday  The L. T. L. of the Presbyterian  Church held ,a meeting in the S. S.  rooms to discuss church matters.  The     Liberals     intend  banquet in the very near  to hold  future.  The  added  week.  fire hall    has    had  provements   during  some mi-  the   past:  Hon. E:  cil. of the  to discuss local    matters: ..The question-of- the ; streets'   "arid "'side~walks  and the fire hall came up for discussion.    Mr. Verner, the provincial government engineer accompanied*   Mr  Barrow.    The representative of this  riding, Hon. E. D. Barrow, promised  to go more fully into details and for  this purpose the engineer will return.  A promise  that  there  would  be improvement and     considerable    work  done was given to the council.  CASrrc TO SEE "UIRDrR"  would  mean  that  there  would   be a  much  greater  velocity.     There would  now  be practically no erosion as the current would be nominal, and the seepage water would be attended to    by  [the  big  battery  pumps.  * .Hon. E. D. Barrow, Minister of  Agriculture, stated that he did not  anticipate any dyke burst, and there  was no reason why there should be.  There were far bigger dyking operations going on in the United States  jta the present time beside which the  danger of the present undertaking  paled into insignificance. He laughed at the idea of any increased expenditure. All the work was on  contract, and although it was impossible- tO'"-'estimate "Yd "a "cent, there  would be very little difference, for  the engineers could calculate pretty-  well the number of yards of earth  they had to shift.  Mr. Strong, speaking of the 1804  high water, admitted that .there was  a danger should there be another  such high water during the first  year after the erection of the dvke.  The question under discussion yesterday was whether the compensation to the B. ,C. Electric should be  paid on the basis of the estimated  cost or on the basis of what turns out  to be the actual cost. Another conference will be held before a decision  is reached. The B. C. Electric will  then be ready to start-work on the  change.  Each succeeding year would tend to  eliminate this danger, and in course  of time the dyke would be able to  stand even an 1894 high water without danger. Work was now going  ahead satisfactorily, but the Vedde:  dyke would not be closed this year.  On Monday last Hon. E. D. Barrow  addressed a meeting in the    Alexandria   hall   explaining   the   matter  of  cheap powder, according to the    act  at the last session.  ;'     The  Musical   comedy  which   Is  to  j be  presented  here  on  the  llth    of  May will be again put on at S'umas  on the 13th.  Help the Hospital Fund.  Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7.30. Rev. T.  E. Rowe, vicar.  Mr. Frank Fooks has purchased a  lot in Abbotsford and will build a  home for himself here. *  It is reported that in the U. S.  three times as much money was paid  for powder and perfume as in  th'e busiest year in selling liquor  when the bars were wide open.  Mr. WA H. Armstrong, now at the  head of'the provincial government  coal business of Alberta was a visitor to our town this week. He came  to convey to "Birdie" the -gla.d tidings that his'presence would be requested in Winnipeg this summer  sometime to the re-union of Canadian Pacific Railway employees of  the late 70's. J. J. Sparrow says he  'will go as he has been promised the  throttle once again on the Countess  of Durferin, his old engine. Say!  Won't that be a great day!  HOSPITAL   IS  AN  ASSURED  SUCCESS  cents  cents  At a meeting of the- hospital  board la&t week it.was announced  that $8,500 has been collected for  the hospital. This amount, has increased  since  then.  At a meeting of the board of direc  tors, the old directors retired and  the following were elected; J. L.  Preston, J. W. Ball, R. L. McCul-  lough S. D. Trethewey, J. Brydges.  F. J. Cook, A. McCallum, C. O'. D.  Bell, N. Hill and  F. Fooks.  On Tuesday   afternoon at 3 p. m  a meeting will be held in he Bank of  Montreal    Chambers    to    choose    a  president and secretary.  ...The hospital is    now an    assured  success.  ummer  erwear  The musical comedy which will  be presented on May 1 lth is going to  be a regular side-splitter. The cast  is made up of 28 characters, and the  talent is local. A real live section  of the play will be the coon minstrels. This /will be the largest and  best local play ever put on in Abbotsford.  Who is going to. have the liquor  store? That is the question /most  in the minds of some people here. A  straw vote has been suggested as to  the most capable  man.  Stocks are now complete, in separate garments  and combinations���������prices and quality equal to  pre���������war. "  We pride ourselves on our showing of Ladies'  and Children's Hosiery in Cotton Lisle, Cashmere  Lustre Silk and genuine silk.  Prices range from 40 cents to $4.00 a pair  SILKS��������� We carry a complete line of yardage  silks. Habutai, Messaline, Pailette, Poplin and  Crepe-de-Chine, and an extra Special Pongee  at $1.25 per yard.  Have you seen the NEW SHOES. We opened a  large shipment of Metcalf Ladies' Fine Shoes last  week. Ladies' high grade Pat. avnd G. AI. Ties and  Oxfords at $6.00���������See them before buying.  We certainly do a tremendous 'Grocery   Business.      The reason  is    easily evident    Quality,  Price, Courtesy, Cleanliness, Service.  Guaranteed quality Pink Salmon, large tins, sold  elsewhere for 25c, our price 15c  Jam, 4-lb. tins, Pure Strawberry  95c  Jam, 4-Ib tins, pure Plum  90c  Sardines, Norwegian, the best;quality ............15c  These are regular })rices, not cut rale  J. J. SPARROW  m  it  Mrs. Parton is spending a few days?  Vancouver.  She���������What shape Is a kiss?  He--Give me one and wc will  square.  call  THE STORE OF QUALITY  B. C. Phone, 4  Fanners' Phone 1907  HHHHytumypogyBi  jjPMMmimaiiiii ini^i������invt  ,*** PAGE FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ��������� ' THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  Member of tlie Canadian Weekly    Newspapers'    Association.  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1921,  VISIItl'K   (.OVKRiVJU'JNT  more by negotiation and'parliamentary action than could ever be' obtain-  federal    strike    lea  e(i  by any strike however general.���������  The Sun.  Danger of a  the I'ritish Government to test national loyalty. Volunteers' were called for the purpose of continuing  public utilities in operation. The  response was so immediate, and 'SO  great.that there was'no doubt aboui  Lhe existence of a national power  and a national spirit sufficient ,U  protect the public'in any threatened  emergency;���������sufficient also io pre  vcuI the-success of a general strike.  The marshalling" oi*"Lhu"foi;ces i'oi  national protection doubtless involved a very substantial cost; but nothing to compare with the loss-   whici  Tlth) MAN- AT TIIK.II.Kr;;.l  11  Now I hat the victory over ihe  forces arrayed to bring about- an  industrial and, political revolution in  Croat i'Sritain has been won, the  opponents of Premier Lloyd tJoorgi"  are busy detracting from tlio oredi'-  due him  for tho brilliant, lcadersii \x  J55gr35j^^ra^^'i^i0JiEnniP^"'Jiri'M3  E. W.  Bigelow  Barrister, Etc.  "At J. A; CATHERVV-OOD'S  Every   Friday  Phones:   Mission  1503  Long Distance:    Ft. Coquitlam  Phone 80 '���������  extrication would have been posrsibl-  only atx a cost in life and property,  The private soldiers have won th  Croat War, but the story might havi  been a different one had .there bee*  no   Marshal     Foch.       The     Britis  hip of'state,   has    weathered one c.  ihe   fiercest storms,  but surely it i  to the credit of all., the.   helmsma  th;:t  it was not necessary to call''a* ���������  hands to  the pumps.���������The World.  si rike.  The greatest losses from a gener-  stj-'ike would have been suffered b;  the strikers and their families. Mil'  lions., of women, and children wer.  freed from the dread certainty o.  impending hardship and destitutioi.  v-hen the general strike was declarer  off.  The British   Parliament is   heyon;  he  1ms     displayed     throughout    tin    crisis. Nothing seems to he too | .ir Ik adding insult to injury L  absurd to feed a certain kind oi';i0n this province that a conditio  animosity.    A   week  ago,  when     tho against which it has always protests  by  The Spirit of Responsibility to"the-whole telephone democracy, to the millions who form the  telephone-using public, is the foundation of service. ., It is the appreciation of this responsibility  by the many employees of the company which  has as its result a comprehensive and adequate  telephone system and an,alert and prompt handling of telephone calls.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.  lll������    LO   CUU.lJJii.11:    wii.ii    n������<-   .~~~       ������������������  |  would have resulted   from  a genera    miners had been persuaded toabou   and which was   forced    upon'it  volunteers to save the collieries.-|eastern politican'a must, now De ac-  enemics of the Prime Minister, who ; copied 'as permanent. We venture to  had rashly jumped to the conclusion   say Lhat    were Canon    Gould to livr  months     in ' Vancouver,  that (.lie crisis was at, an'end, aruleav  ored to 'anticipate popular acclaim  by charging    him with    having fore-  Co r a   few  were ho to examine impart hilly the  ^social results of the mingling of the  seen and in part brought about the : Occident, find the Orient as exompli-  whole situation for election purposes:-  fied  here,  with .special  reference  to  Ihe drug and'white'slave traffic,  he  would not be unlikely to declare that  a  suggestion    as    diabolical   ,as the  tactics alleged.    Now that. Avhatcvev    may still be on the knees of the gods  Sjnce souls may be saved the souls of  ail   comparison;   the  fairest  tribuna    in respect to the minors, it is assured \v]U-te pooplo aire as well worth sav  to pass  on  labor questions that  has  ever existed.    There is no possibility  ���������'     Ai     rr.r.i  r,r tim'OTv nnn    of what unnamed cabinet    minister;  of throwing the cost of the wai  onu  ,i P ,���������,,���������,   OJ v.oo    rlnm    have said to unnamed other    people  the shoulders ot labor, a^ was    ciom , t  .T      ,  ���������   ������������������     ,-nvc      i nhm   in detraction oMheir leader, and are  after  the Napoleonic     wais.   - L.aooi ,      ,,,,-,, ���������    ,,  .   ,. ������������������,    t,,_    T3...-Hc-, Itold that    the    House ot    Commons  can and does get from    the    B.itisj ...  ���������   ... ,     . ���������     ������.������������������������������������,.,    ���������_,   abrogated   -the    dictatorship ot   Mr.  Parliament    in     all     tmancial     anc , ������ ,  ,.        t   Lloyd   George    and     thus     brougnt  social legislation, fair, even generous    l     y a ;  ,      . .<  i ,         ,   ���������        about the great labor split wnich re-  treatment,��������� and equitable and jus - .  , nl ,.., rna  -r-   moved the gravest internal per J tne  protection. ��������� i ;,_.,]   ;BriUsh CommonWealth has faced    in  that there will be no general strike,   inig as those ot' Asi-itics and  would  we are treated to  fifth-hand reports.deny    stoutly  lhe    ex's'^r.co  of any  liidiu'trial    necessity    that    must be  allowed to operate- against such  o'T'its as In might. -iiii.ni.ic iii that  direction.���������The  World.  There is definite recognition of  'the fact that most vital of all legis.  lative.' problems is that of continually  improving the general standard o  'living. No political party oppose:  any social legislation supported bj  actual facts and figures showing  remedial powers.  Forcing Parliament from this attitude, into the attitude of believin.  tho most vital necessity was to kee]  the resources of the country mobilized for the public protection wouk  have been the only possible result o  a general strike; and the losers bj  such a change of attitude would be  members of organized  labor.  Even on the    lower    ground of organized labor, the    miners will    ge.  modern  times.  . The defeat, of the Triple Alliance  was effected by the British people. H  was the response of the nation to the  call to arms issued by the government that gave the labor chieftains  pause and convinced them that they  would only injure their cause the  more the longer they persisted '.n  maintaining the, challenge they had  thrown down. "But without, the  strongest and most* determined leadership, broken and ineffectual voices  only would have been heard in answer to the demands of the grout  unions. Without' the most skilful  leadership the government and the  general public might have been man-  oeuvcrcd into a. position  from which  NOT  LOST  A Scotchman once had a good crop  so he decided to go to some summer1  resort where he could get a good  bath every day. So he went to a  hotel and registered. He stayed  there for a week, every morning  going down for a bath. When he  returned home he could not find  his vest. He wrote to the landlord  for it but got the answer that it was  not there.  A year after, the Scotchman had  another good crop, and so decided  to go to the same resort that he had  gone fo before. When he .arrived at  tho hotel he was not in a very gcod  humor, but when he came back t'lvm  his.bath he was all smiles.  "Did you find your vest?" asked the  landlord. "Yes," said the Scot. "Did  you find it on  the beach?"  ������,  "No," said the Scot, "it was under  my shirtA' '  Wm, Atkinson  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock   Specialist.  2*5 years among tho aiockniwi of  Lhe I'Vusor Valley. Am Ijimilar  with Lhe different breeds of live  stOck and their values. ,  Address all communications t,o  Box 34 Chilliwack, B. O*  J. H. JONES ���������  Funeral  Diredcr-  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  as������!!������  Eli!  NCUBATORS  AND -  BROODERS  for tlie coming hatching season,  which will be the biggest in the  history of this Province.  BUCKEYE,   JUBILEE,   RELIABLE,  PRAIRIE   STATE    and   ELECTRIC  INCUBATORS    and    BROODERS.  CATALOGUES     FREE  A. I. Johnson & Co.  For  a Good SmokeTry  JB.C.& Old Sport  CIGARS  B.   G.   CiGAR    FACTORY  W1LBERG & WOLZ. PROP*  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  ���������Notary Public  844 Cumbio St. .  VANCOUVER  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8G01 P. O. Box 09  MISSION CITY, B. O.  SEC VICT"*  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.  490 TOURING CAR  153 F. O. B. Mission City  CHEVROLET aud DODGE AGENTS  Mission Citv, B. C.  ,     'N/w chiefs of United States President-elect Harding.   Mrs. Harding, Mrs. Coolidge  and Mr. Coolidge, Vice-President. ...  ���������n&tSr* &  f llfeABBOfSfOtlD POSt  f������AGE THREE  rr-rr  .NO  LOXGMi:  I'JJKM rAI'ljIt-  Heads  Envelopes  Statements  Posters  Shipping  lags  Visiting  Cards  JLlitCe       1_aC.  The Merchant who advertises his goods thereby shows  his confidence in them. |His  advertisement is an invitation, to the people to test -his.  sincerity by testing his goodsl.'  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 artistic piece of wor k  When next you see a good,  well executed piece of printed  matter, whether it is business  stationery, pamphlet, booklet  or any of the numerous printed articles, examine it carefully and you will invariably  find that it is the product of  this office. The intelligent  Business Men, Farmer and  Fruit Grower alike demands  and receives   *  ,oose  Leaves  Invoices  Price  Lists  Invitations  eceipts  Circulars  Meal  Tickets  Menus  wm ���������   *���������  is up to a btandar  not down to a Priee  99  ssion City  "VICTORIA-,   April   J 8.���������The   Agricultural   Journal,   published   by     lhe  lepartmont. of agriculture, and which  ins boon circulated free    l.hroiif1,"f  Mic province, will now bo placed    oji  he same  basis a's oilier agricultural  publications and a subscription of $'L  i, year is charged.    This is announced  "rem-the  department of  agriculture  today.-'    The   paid   subscription   rule  will take effect from next July. The  change, it is explained, h.as been decided upon after  'consultation    with  the advisory board of farmers'  institutes as it was considered unfair that  privately     published     farm     papers  should have the competition of a paper, the cost of which is assessed on  taxpayers of the province.    Frederick  W.  Uu'ng  has  been appointed  edilor;  of the    Journal to    succeed    .I?.    J.  Kern's.  TO'DIMLL TWO WEEKS  ' AT   AIJIJOTSI'OIUJ  ;���������     Mi'.   C.   11.     Robertson,     Victoria,  ^ice-president of the Home Oil    Co.,  wilh   Messrs.      D.      [";.'.   Sprinkling,  Victoria,   (J.   J.   Uagf.liaw,   A.   Riches  and J.  White,  of  Vancouver, and   K.  , VV.  Hudse.  Abbotsford,  visited   their  oil plant   on   Wednesday.     They   report the great difficulties encountered through the former management,,  but now     when    these .   difficulties  have been overcome and new arrange  meats have been    made,    they hope  ,to renew  the    operations' in  a short  time,    Another derrick  will  soon  be  ���������built and  drilling operations will goon   simultaneously   with   the. A.'...  ation of reaching.oil'in paying, (fual-  ilies in     one    or both,   wells, in     a  reasonable   time.     The   companv   is  not .discouraged  although  the initial  difficulties      have    been    a ' great,  disappointment.  and  safe-  fnilSf -/T"1 h lh'i    WouldK  llke^   "^nation of conditions here  follow   if   Canada   does   not  bar   the-abroad to the end that it mav t  door   to    immigration.    The    unem-. guard our interests and prombte'Th"e'  poyment   situation . is   not   a    new  genera]   welf regardfess  of any.  problem.      Winnipeg    and    Canada  one class ��������� i  have,been  dealing  with  it annually'     Canada   needs  new  people,   needs'  for the past twenty years.    Any ex  cess in unemployment at the present  them badly, on the farms and in.all  lines of, industrial activity where it  time is due to the fact that "the pub-   ;s now aimost impossible to     t mea  bv S������PESh^UyinS ^������������dS ?*$ de-rit0 d������wthe ff"*t amount of neSss^?  is abundance of work in Canada and, wfo shoSlcI not be permitted to^S  here  will   be   plenty  for  everybody   into the country, because in the ������e���������y  to do ��������� immigrants and all  ���������  for'nature, of   tMnwtW   oJ������,{ffI!������  S33U ffaTeap^  ��������� ������$8&TthatiB ^^r^^^^^^^^  trouble but  the scarcity of capital, people think.  Canada covers an area  ,JS6 P���������P**anda    hat  Labor lead- of 3,(503,910 square miles     Now let  ers have been spreading m the Labor us  dedl^.t   one.third   0r    av   1200  Press  is  of  an  entirely  selfish  and 000 souar* milo? nf wL? Litf fc  Sltfa show that of ever J twenty ' f^tt 'two thirds jfr '" f*^  male immigrants over 21 years "of: ��������� & J^ J���������?? t a 3������ada We"  . age, the average is about three skill-1 " W* IZntiWH^r, f^"' W-*  ed laborers, ten unskilled, workers, Z������aUJ������ *qI Mft f ������ i������f a���������roxl:  and the other seven of professional pin- ������' /e������?e a"di TJ  and miscellaneous occupations. What'*"������������������"������, 1S ?t0t ������*"&$?$:***  would Canada have done in pre-war ��������� S17" f,���������i��������� Ln baJantia"y. a  years without immigration?    Where ' {5"'?,' nnT^irSp^Jnffi a9  will Canada be if the resolution now" \0/el sq *"dn feec u"oc������u������led areas������  before the Ottawa House "that all" >&,, ' i/Ai L H ^tiTS  immigration be suspended unlil a rj 'S7 *e'?*?���������Is ,the Umt,ed  normal condition of affairs is cstab-! ^o? i���������T fi?nSn nnn   C * ,P������fr  lished," is considered. There is a ' fi������" r������,f ������^������,65'������00:������������? PeoP]-e- Tak"   :���������   ��������� .���������__   ...^    ..,_ ,   . ing Canada s   greatest   imm  compu-  '0 years  is true, but will the immigrant com-\^\^fJ0^iZ^Ki^'A^km  in?   to   Canada   po   dirprtlv   tn   th������' * *etlled a? even the United States  of the United States Immigration fj'^1 haTVL 4������ gf������ lfabrf?;!ld f<?r  Commission,   who   worked   two   and   comparisons..   L<4_ us take the - pro-  general impression that the only'��������� Zlf jff^S J* Cafst- ���������rai^������tion  immigrants Canada needs, are those ta j on i ln���������M it MIS f������9rKnC01-ripu-  going directly on the farms.    That   J?^..U.^11 \&kl over'250 *���������  a half years investigating the qves-K?\?f a c fLlWil d Isl^d-f.^-  tion of immigration abroad, chal- ��������� *VXX5��������������������� JL V������. ^ S Itf^���������  lenges any statement that th; cities .fur������������nc������? ������f f thlC'kly .settled"aa  are^the wrong place for the imm!- J0e"H ������//S ",1 ^T', W?  P-rant <?o fir a? thf inimiVrant is wou'd have a population West of  concerned immigrant   is   the Grea(   Lakeg of ovgr 27>000,000  Mr. Bennett goes on to say  that .Jff p,'e ������nd,i0fsft,e .this n���������^ ^������'  the Immigration Commission   found   Pjeit would  take.above 135. years  the fact to be that 98 per cent, of. !"*hh ���������a ������������r.eR, a.n ���������l]ul as w? had  the immigrants in a general way. ��������� Jj *517eB1t������,d2"on and"?? 14?arS  and sometimea very specifically. ������* '���������,: V^'^'J ��������� , " m"  know what-employment they are a-o-!''",, e7n tak,n������- 'nt0 account H,e  ing into before they leave. their ��������� ���������^ increase. Here is the .^tna-  homes, their wives and other de- t'������'nn/������'> far as Western Canada is   j.���������\_     rnu..  _ _  ...i... .u_  :_,    concer-cd.    Sneaking in round num-  ties for him, if he is of a foreign ftaMy ���������>.v ������"e to he square mile,  tongue, to talk to men of his own. G,V1 ������S every possible allowance for  people/who speak his language, ^J* land and reducing our square  which is  most essential  during  the!milea^   down   t0   Productive   areas  time that he is learning the Eng  lish language and the local situation.    "If the opportunities on  the  the very suggestion that immigration should be curtailed in any restrictive capacity at all, permits of  farm are greater than those offered "������ basis for argument.  in the city, the immigrant will .soon ������ h������ Population per square mile  find it out and acT accordingly," j ^r Great Britain and Ireland is 374.  aavs Mr- Bennett Tne P^P^'ation of  trance taken  by  Br    Bennett   asks   the   question! the _census_ of 1913, gave;10.412.220  persons.    The population of the  roundings for h m to get the right ��������������� Persons, ine population on.  start in a new land. If he cannot Germ������" f^P1" in Europe in 19U,  S English, he has an ^po.t^.-^^^  ty in the"first few months to gain,**1 to the square mile.  a wider knowledge of Canadian con-1 ,������" face of lhe above, is there any  ditions from people of .his own birth wonder why the people of Great Bn-j  X are always to be found in the ta^n of France, and of Belgium,  cities and towns. If when the im- should not be turning their eyes to  m grant first lands he is not trained a, country such ��������� as Canada wherej  or even equipped to go out on the the possib.litiesforthe future are-so  prairies to settle down and get a great? Is there any reason why as,  K from the soil, what is the use a part of the Great British Empire,  if Ending him out there to become. we should .close our gates to "the  a dismantled and dissatisfied citi- . people of Great Britain, especially,  zen? immigration is a problem of or to the peonle of France, Belgium  Seat conTequence to the people of or the United States, from whence  Sa?ada to-daj. immigration has a so many desirable, citizens have  ������eat influence on industry and on come to us. In the interests of the  o^rprosperity which is the basis of country we should have a construe-  JeveSue for the government. The tive ,and not a restrict,ve( policy of  nubUc generally, should seriously immigration.-Employers Associa-  protest   again3t   any   governmental. tion of Manitoba. ,  sc^on sriich would prevent.the en-J_ .   -   . -      -   .   , "     THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFQRp, B. &���������  '   That the best,of Meats can be purchased at this Store   .  We'select our Beaf with intelligence:   thafi  why one  of our roasts make such a fine meal.,  Try one of our prime roasts and be convinced.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  B.   C.   Phono   41;   Farinera' Phone 1909  Abbotsford, B.C.  They give you greater mileage, more power  and smooth running motor.  We can equip any make of car from our stock  ,���������your money refunded if not satisfied. Come  cars and talk it over.  We have a good line of new and second-hand  cars, some real snaps.  DONE IN ABBOTSFORD  AND DONE RIGHT  By lhe Abbotsford Garage and Machine Shop, Ltd  The superiority of our Repair Work is wanning  for this establishment not only the good will and  patronage but the esteem of all car owners and  one reason we can guarantee our work is because  our workers are all mechanics.  We are handling the Gregory Tire���������Home  Grown and Hand Picked which we guarantee to  satisfy the customer.  Don't forget our Specialties:  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  electromotors  INSTALLED  AND  RE-WOUND  We guarantee all our work to be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage &'Machine Shop  Limited  Phone, B. Q. 7 ABBOTSFORD B. G. Farmers 1918  Buy Your Goods At  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  THE COUNTRY STORE  wilh the CITY SERVICE  / NEED YOUR BUSINESS  Farmers' Phone 1303    ,  A. E.  (Late   Tarl'w   Ss .Humphrey)  B. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  Boom' tJ   Hart   Bloc*,' Cbilliwack  Box    422: UHILIJWACK  OTJiii'ariwiiiifiiit'iii'iLiiiiiiiMrrTuii'ii'Diiiiiivumim'iniiiiiiH  GIBSON ���������'& IRVINE li  ABBOTSFORD,  B.  C  IJUILDING    CONTRACTORS  Estimates Free  Firul-CluKS   Work   Guaranteed  I  usmess  Our Grocery Stock is now complete in all lines,  and the prices are DOWN.  Fresh supply of green vegetables.  Free delivery to all parts of the district  Buy Bread Made In Abbotsford  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  arwood & Durrant  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OEFICE  OPEN   KVJBRY   FDIDAY  AUUQTBPbltl),   u:   C.  J. E. PARTON  Carries a Stock ot  Wall Paper  AXD  Paints  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C  AT.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 Mortgages  cCalliim  Abbotslord  Advertisements under the    above  heading cost  2"i     Gents per    Issue.  Leave, copy  and  money at The  Abbotsford Garage.  ���������     ������  FOR SALE���������Flne^ young cow,  very gentle, easy'to milk, the richest, milk and creairi." Pine butter  maker, a bargain. 'James M. Mil-  stead,1 Abbotsford, B. C  plus of farm implements.  ��������� Mr. Larsen has started to build his  house opposite Dick Jackman. He  linished the concrete walls of the  basement. The rest of the work will  follow   rapidly?  Mr. Howell Powell from the north,  paid his father a surprise visit last  week but since has gone back to resume his work up north.  Mr. Lee, retired soldier, was out  from Vancouver hospital visiting his  family last week. He is making a  fair recovery but is not sufficiently  convalescent to return home.  LAB-TOR1 AID  MEETS AT THE  HOME   OF   MRS.   ROBERTS  SUED   POTATOES   HARD   TO  BE FOUND IN THE VALLEY  I-I" UNT TNG DON, A p ri 1: 21 .���������So far  from there being a surplus of seed  potatoes good seed is hard to obtain  throughout the Fraser Valley in  anything like large quantities. There  has been some lose newspaper comment in Vancouver publications on  the subject of potatoes rotting in the  Fraser Valley, but inquiry reveals  very little ground for any such assertion. As a matter of fact, potatoes  are on the up grade everywhere, and  a buyer from the American side who  toured the Valley last week found  difficulty in getting all the. spuds he  wanted for delivery across the border  There are more B. C. potatoes going  across the border than was Lho case  early in the season. Potatoes are  not very dear now, but they are returning a better'price to those growers who stocked them than appeared  possible up to a couple of weeks ago.  The Potato Growers' Association,  says acting secretary F. J. Kellaway,  of Cloverdale, has every prospect for  The semi-monthly meeting of  the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  Church was held at the home of Mrs.  WA Roberts." The president, Mrs. H.  Fraser, secretary. Mrs. McMenemy,  and treasurer, Mrs.' Ryall, were all  present. The teasurer reported that  after paying for the new pews in the  church and for staining and varnishing, there was a balance in the  bank of $41. Mrs. Whitchelo and  Mrs. John Weir were appointed a  committee to purchase.a carpet for  the   pulpit   platform.     Mrs.   Roberts  ONLY A MONTH���������     ���������  BEFORE WE MOVE TO LARGER PREMISES  OUR PRICES WILL MOVE WITH.THE GOODS!  Australian Jams, 2 pound tins 33 cents  Keiller's Marmalade, 4 pound tins 93 cents  Sardines, 6 tins for , :': 45 cents  North West Family Sodas '..: 31 cents  All Stationery Reduced, 30 cent Papeterie for25.  A.G.ANDREWS  GASH   GBOCEB ABBOTSFORD,   B.   O.  HEAR ADDRESS ON  COMMUNITY  (SERVICE  successful inauguration in time to be ' f?rved refreshmenta and made every  of service to B. C. growers this  season. Information is being accumulated pending the completion of the  draft constitution, and both will bo  submitted to a meeting, probably at  Cloverdale, at an early date.  ALDERGROVE  body: feel happy with her entertaining hospitality. The next meeting  will be held at the"homc of Mrs. WA  Croat on  Wednesday,  April   27.  MT. LEHMAN, April 18.���������The  Mt. Lehman W. I.- held their monthly meeting in the Orange Hall on  Wednesday afternoon. This session  ta which Mrs. Gamsey presided, was  well attended by members and  friends. Much business of a routine  nature was transacted and reports  from the entertainment, visiting and  school committees were received.  The institute members had the pleasure of hearing Mrs. Macaulay, a  member of the board of school trustees, Vancouver, in a delightful  ���������iddrei-s on "Community Service,"  which she thought formed the keynote of "WA I. work. The .speaker  dwelt on the help women can be to  thoir district in their relation to the  individual, our home influence, and  our intimate interest in the school.  When touching upon educational  matters, Mrs. Macaulay spoke of  the idea now becoming more preval  ent that every child should have an  equal chance to obtain an education  and she showed that school boards  were doing their best to carry this  into effect by having classes for the  normal child, who baa been retarded  in his studies through adverse circumstances and classes for the subnormal pupil, who learns to use his  hands and eyes, even though his  thinking power  is  very   weak.  True  TAX RATE TO  BE   22   MILLES  PORT HANEY, April 16.���������A tax  rate of 15 mills for general purposes  and 7 mills for schools will probably  be struck by the Maple Rigde council at its next meeting, to be held on  Saturday, May 7. At the Jast meeting a general purpose rate of 16  mills was tentatively agreed upon,  but since then several of the councillors have expresed the belief the  municipality could get along with a  1 5 mill figure. This would bring In  a total of $33,000, to which will be  added the receipts from the service  tax, , which will be levied against  any adult male who Is not paying  taxes in the district. Then again  there is a certain amount In the  shape of liquor profits, and, witlj  New Westminster setting this figure  as $30,000 for Itself, the local council anticipate several thousand dollars   from  this scource.  Of the $33,000 to be derived from  general revenue, $18,000 will b-->  used by tho board of works. This  is $4000 above the figure of last year  The increase in th������ school rate  from 3 1-2 mills to 7 mills Is explain  ed by the presence last year of a  surplus of several thousand dollars  which allowed the school board to  keep the rate at a very low figure.  This has now been expended.  A  by-law, for $38,000 for schools  On Saturday, 9 th Inst., Mr. A. A.  Lundy, of Langley Prairie, opened a  fortnightly auction sale here at J.  Dobson's barn, which for the first!  attempt was wonderfully well attend-j  ed. Mr. Lundy stated that he had  experience of auctioneer's work in  Calgary and the Fraser Valley  offered as good a field for the exchange of stock and surplus machinery  that the farmers might have in  hand.     Several   head   of   cattle   and]  .  horses that were     up  for    sale    at j   ' "Well Rantus, I .hear'you are work  a fair price;    also small    machinery,  ing again.    What    business are you  carts, plows, etc.    The next sale will' engaged in now?"  be on the 30th, when there will be j     'Tse clone be in de mining busicss,  more in attendance and a larger sur-  Bah."  A writer in the Farmers' Magazine says.of the country weekly, that  there is no newspaper deserving better at the hands of the farmer. The  country weekly as-a rule "gives well,  fairly; and impartially the news of  tho district, and the most of us owe  more to their wise publicity than we  think. There may be a few instances  where these papers are running  counter to tlie best'intornsts of the  farmers, but such a course will hoc  long be possible to a solvent business.  education   must   fit   the   pupil,   not  is to be oubmited to the electorate"on  merely to allow him to make a liv-'May 20.    This sum, in    addition    to  the  government grant,  would   bring  the Ngure for new   schools to about  $60,000.  ing, but also to enable him to enjoy  the beautios of life, and, above all  to be ready to serve his nation and  his country In whatever way he may  be needed. At the close of the address the hostesses, Mrs. T. H. Lehman, Mrs. Fearn and Mrs. R. Lehman, served dainty refreshments,  and a social half hour was spent.  Help ihe Hospital Fund.  The Stomach Contain..? Indigestion  The    physiology    instructor     had  Johnny to    name the    parts of    the  .  body and the organs contained there-'!" machine for the purpose of burn  in.    Johnny    answered,    "The body Img in bearings.    This will place the  Jim���������I see a certain doctor has  cured insanity by pulling out infected   teeth.  Jam-r-Won't do any good; they'll  pro crazy again when they see the  bill.  The Abbotsford Garage Company  has installed air compressors and  tanks in addtion to their already  well equipped garage. They aro  now,figuring on putting in a burning  consists of the head, which contains  the brains, if any, the chest which  contains the lungs, and the abdomen, which contains the bowels,  which are A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y and  W.  garage in the AI Class for service,  having one of the very, best equipped  establishments In the Fraser Valley.  Envelopes $5.50 per Mi  w^^^^^^^^m^^^m^m


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