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 o  ^1  With which iis incorfjorated7"THe Huntingdon Star"  Vol.. XXIV;, No 13.  Abbotsford, B.,C, Eijiday^ August 11, 1922.,,  ^y^ji-s:  it-Vi-'i," (,  Our Winter Dry Goods are  coming in daily, of better  quality   and   loWer prices  than ever before  DesMAZES  B. O. Tel. J������  Farmers Phono 1012  WOMEN'S INSTITUTE  : CHANGES. ITS DATES  ^HUNTINGDON, Aug. 10.���������A general meeting was' called by the prosl-  dejnl.of the Upper Sumas Women's  Institute to arrange for tho.entertainment of visting institutes in September. 'After discussion, it was decided  that as so many fall fairs take place  in" that'month, it would be better,   to  "ask the visitors to come on October  12." This ineeting will be held . at  the'Municipal Hall and Mrs. Yarwood  ���������consented to change dates and entertain the. Upper. Sumas W.I-. on Sep-f  tember 5. '���������   '. ���������   ---"���������;  A "committee to look' after,-the "hv  freshments on October^. 12,. was' appointed consisting of-Mesdanies'Mel-  vin Fadden, F. Thompson.X������nd R.  Thompson. A letter from 7$*i.- F.--B.  Fadden, advisory board mealier, was  USE OF DAMS   AS CROSSINGS  HUNTINGDON,- r>Aug-.;^ l'l.���������JThe  plans' of the Sumas ^dyking scheme  include the cutting of two interception canals' across the prairie to carry  off at high level the water of, the  creeks and drainage ,ditch'e's~at .the  upper : end of theUvalley.;, Tifese  should be made this/y^ear."'^"     :~,  The, council, taking, time .by:'"the  forelock, are writing to the'Land  Settlement Board for, permission ~ to  use the dams that, will . be built-'" in  'the creek beds .and' sloughs as road  crossings wherever their" location  ^lajcesJt. feasible. They forsee a  saving,in bridge work: '    -  '   "   -"  The council is also- suggesting to  the .government that dollar for dollar-.be spent with "them^up -to $400  each," on the repair of the Hill road  from" Clayburn to Straiton. This road  "^read>--as-kiivg - that    fuH--������-'������M������4?'Sr*<* .^:of.v^ft-iti^runor-ganized ^territory,, but-is - of  ' work, done be':seiu>to/-imembers r'of-  the district^comriiittee before.-the.cdn^  ference/-whiehVwlir-be,Vhe"ld- a't- Port  Coquitlam in the first - week of October. Also,-members were urged to  help-in contributions to the non-competitive exhibit of women's institute  work to be held at the provincal fair  at New Westminster. ,  .[Mrs. Simonds, Huntingdon, iinu  Mrs. Fadden, Whatcom road, '-���������p-cotl  to" receive and pack contributions  from members of the Upper Sumas  Women's Institute if they are sent in  to them before September 6; these  contributions must be plainly and securely marked with the name of the  sender, and will be sent back to the  above ladies 'after the- fair unless  marked "for'donation to charity."  -As the grant of $25 from the council was not used for that purpose, it  was thought well to ask that body if  the money should be returned, or if  the Women's Institute .might spend  the money on the improvement of the  condition of" Muss'elwhite Cemetery.  At the conclusion of the meeting Mrs.  Simonds served tea to-the ten ladies  present.  The Abbotsford Band has decided  to.go to White Rock on Sunday and  give a concert there. If it is a nice  day follow the band and you will  make no mistake. In fact all friends  of>the band and their friends are invited to - White Rock to' hear the  music.  Mr. A. Chedore has  Qldsmobile'-'Four from  ledge of Mission City.  l.urchasod  ar.  Mir. P. Rout-  Mr. R.    Shortrenl    has  from his holidays.    Mih.  accompanied him home.  returned  ShortreeJ  great service to the villagers' of  Straiton. ���������Mr. Thos. .Goqdchild has  {tendered to reduce "certain grades on  the road to a 10 per cent.'-'rise,^ and  to build a bridge for the snm'of $125.  This offer was accepted by -the council. ��������� -.'���������'-'  , The contract for gravelling the  Mountain road on the south side from  MfKay's bridge upwards was canceled by the council. The work will be  done by day labor.  On the -Atkinson road all -the  Bridges are to be repaired with two-  inch planking by J. R. McDonald,  who will also put up guard rails  wherever necessary. ���������  The washed-out bridge on the Vye  road east'of Evan-Thomas' will be  re-built by R. Harris for $75, council finding all material.  No further delay is to be allowed  on tho Nelles contract for the diversion of the old Yale road between  Whatcom road and Straiton road".  Little Hopesipf  ���������RG.E, E0rl- Paying  NELSON,    B.' Cfif Aug. s It��������� At a  meeting-in' Cranbrobk   tonight,    the  Premier and 'Hon.    John Hart   spoke  in support1 of the Uiberal " candidate  for the 'by-election,."John Taylor, Hon.  E. D. Barrow and-T^on.-D.    MacLean  were-als on the pla'$orm.  ���������.   Both the..premier^  and    Mr. Hart  dealt with chargesiitnado    from time  to time by the -leader of the' opposition concerning/u'ie/government'tf1 financial policy.  J3ejft quoted   eastern  financiers asevid^ijjo of the government's fmancjal^tamlity.  ''. Thevpfemie;r='in-'claiming to justify  'the dismissal "of-Mr;- Wallingeivnow  ���������Conservative candidate! from his position';as .government agent asserted  "that auditors had- Ihade ^unfavorable  '.reports, that?Mr,%^V^llinger had paid-  governnieiit'-moniti;^into . ,his .private  account 'though!i>t'tprward .refunding  them,,-'and 'thSS^v^Sias disobeyed orders o'f,the. mlnlst^i'.qf.;/mines in regard to-cancelliR^-'isiniingTeases.  Little Cliaiic^l^sisiink' ^  \    -    '     '  .'. *' Passing; 6m-tO;'o'tx#j; topics he dealt  .'with- criticism" .wfticl^Mr. Bowser had  made inJregard^iq^jthe P.G.E. and  other.policies.';;Joxujiting on.the Sullivan report,on'.lhe.wiii'e^tlie' contents  of which have.riot,y\ot.been made pub-  lie. Mr. Oliver., sai?'wthat- this" emi-  ���������ment .engineer who>i(ad been-engaged  to make a'.sur.vejr'io^tU'e line and its  future ^prospe.cts.di'd^,: not hold out  much' hope for*its ever being a-paying  line.  The road graders are busy on the  Huntingdon and Riverside road, from  Abbotsford south and from St. Nicholas to the river. While the road to  Huntingdon has been in the very best  condition the road north to the river  has been badly cut up by the' trucks  hauling to the fill-in at the ferry slip.  However the government, has' promised the Matsqui Council that the  road will be left in as good-condition-  as it was when starting to haul. That  will be nice.  Mr. G. O. Brown is spending a holiday in Seattle.  Mr. J. Meredith as sold his property, near the Abbotsford Mill and intends to go to New Zealand to make  his future home.  Mr. W. Harkness was home on a  visit from Vancouver this week.  "As to,St:JMary;:^^rairie.-irrigation  ���������project- proposed- for ^UranbrookHdis-  trict.the-premier stated the policy-of  the "government in regard*,to matters  'of, this .kind, emphasizing the, fact  -that .the cost of such W-project Avquld  have to be a first-charge:against the  land brought under the scheme, and  it was necessary, to get more data oh  the scheme, call.a meeting of the land  owners affected and lay ,the - matter  before them,'as had been done in other projects of a similiar nature.  Cost 1$. C. $50,000 .* ���������"*...  * The same-applied ito . the-\slough  adjoining'the city^which he thought  could be reclaimed/��������� the. premier  claimed Mr. Bowser criticized the  policies'that made these works possible and in this a'vote against the[  government would be . going against  the best interests of the district.  The premier also1'touched on what  he had done for the province in. the  matter of*getting"freight rate reduc-j  tions. This had cost the province  some fifty thousand' dollars', but  would, he claimed, saye. the province  millions. He considered the British  Columbia members had been neglectful of the duty jn not taking up this  matter, singling out.Mr. Stevens in  particular in this matter: - Nothing  had been done in this' regard,' he said  till the provincial government topk  hold of the matter.  Mr. Stewart McPhee has gone to  Agassiz to work in the C. P. R.'sta-  tion for a while.  Mr. Wilson Morgan,-whose class of  Pianoforte pupils-is increasing rapidly, plans'to give a recital in the near  future.  The Abbotsford Annual Flower  Show is to be held in the G. W. V. A.  Rooms on Thursday afternoon, August the 24th, beginning at 1 p. m. An'  admission of 10 cents will be made.  - Miss. F. E. - Trethewey was a visitor,in Bellingham at the week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. Burke of Vancouver  were'the week-end guests of Mr. and  -Mrs'.-.G. F:-Zeigler.     -)  '.  Miss'B. Pratt is spending a holiday  at the home of her brother, Mr. G. F.  Pratt.  Mr. James Gillard was a recent  visitor in Abbotsford.-  Dr..McKee of Vancouver is acting  ,in the office of Dr. Swift while he is  absent.'  Mrs. L. Saunders'of Vancouver- is  spending a holiday at the, home . of  Mrs. Davis at Vye Station.  Mrs. A. H.' Gibson and children  of New Westminster are the guests  of. Mrs. J.A. McGowan.   .  Mr. and Mrs.- H. A. Brown of Lynn  Valley have come to Abbotsford to reside.-   ��������� '"       _  -''"Mr." Leslie'Tretheway was home  over-the' week-end from Harmon  Mills. ���������' .     .  ' Mr. J: A. McGowan was ' a visito'*  in .Vancouver at,-the week-end.  Mrs. J/M., King'of Mission City, is  visitiifg" heT'mb'ttieff^^^P^Ma^h^i^,7  :and.has as fher"-guest Mrs. Fraser   of  Vancouver." -'"'"'       . -  ;' Maurice". Brydges'' .has ,returned"  from a holiday spent in camp at  White Rock. ' . '  .-'- Miss D. .Corbett of Vancouver has  been the guest of Miss Christena McPhee this week.  Mr. Chapman has returned from  Winnipeg where he attended the funeral of his'father, who had been ill  some time. Mr. Chapman, Sr. was  over 80 years of, age and had been  $1.00 Per Annum.  a member of the Orange order for  over sixty-one  years.      . ..    -  Willena McPhee celebrated^ her  eleventh birthday, on Monday when  about twenty little friends gathered  at her home and enjoyed a fine time.  The regular monthly meeting- of  the Loyal True Blue Lodge ��������� was  held on Monday evening. , Degree  work and general business :occupied  the members,' after a social hour was  enjoyed.  , Mrs. Woolgar and little daughter,  Audrey, who have been visiting" in  Vancouver have returned to Abbotsford. "     ���������  Mr. Chapman of Vancouver ��������� was  the week-end guest of Mr. and "Mrs..  J. J. McPhee. . ,    ��������� ;.    ,  Mrs. Dann'Smith is spending a: few  day in Vancouver,. '  Mr. and Mrs. Elgin Miinroe,-M:-P.  of Sardis "were   the    guests    of    Mr.,;  and Mrs. F. J. R. Whitchelo on Tuesday evening.  ' Mr. Stanley Parton, Marine on the  U. S. Super-dreadnaught , Tennessee,  which with the U. S. Idaho and New  Mexico are anchored in Seattle. liar- >  bor, was'home on leave over Sunday. ��������� His many friends were glad to  .welcome him,home. -���������'   ���������  Mrs." Brydges' and ��������� daughter,   -Bar- ,  bara, have been     visiting    in      New  Westminster.  Miss Patricia Wells' has returned  home from Vancouver ��������� where . she  was the guest of her , aunt, Mrs.  Lofting.  ��������� Mr. and Mrs. Colin Fraser have returned from a holiday spent ,in coast  cities. "    '      * ':'"''    ''/.^'V'r  Mr. and Mrs. Dan" Smith - an'd^Miss,'.  .Mable' Smith spent' Sunday' V at;" the",  -lidme=of������MV.-^,^:#brter- ot; Murray,^!  ville." ,     '*'"''���������. "' '���������.    .    .      .     -'  Miss Hilda Otto ��������� ot ..Hugdenhen,  Alta. is visiting her. sister,';Wfrs. H. P.,  Knoll.   ' .-'''     >   ;''   ��������� /  '    Mr. and- Mrs. Mosher,. Jr. and Mr.  .  and Mrs. Mosher;-Sr. weretthe-guests  of Mr. and Mrs. W. Harknes3 at    the.'-.  week-end. ' *::  Services will be held in-St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  , (  \     "'  every Sunday night at 7:30.  Harding Priest, vicar.  Rev. A.  RIVER  PROTECTION  TO COST $75,000  MORE MILES TO THE GALLON.  PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY  Iiigheal testing gas in B. C.  Imperial Oil Limited  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  Phone 53 or 25X  Chilliwack, Aug: 10.���������Seventy-  five thousand dollars is the estimated cost of the river protection and  improvement work .contemplated by  the Provincial Government public  works department on the Vedder  River, between the crossing and the  B.C.E.R. bridge.  The protection work at the crossing is estimated to cost about $40,-  000 and clearing and straightening  the channel north to the iraihvay  bridge $35,000, according to tho  plans submitted to the City Council  by Assessor J. E. Guinett on Monday  evening. The city's portion is 3700,  or 1 per cent., and payment will be  spread over a period of ten years.  Tho Provincial Government will  bear 50 per cent, of the cost; the  Sumas dykingd istrict, 25 per cent.;  municipality, 3 per cent.; city, 1 per  Sumas\dyking district, 25 per cent.;  Sardis area, 8 1-2 per cent.; west  area, 4 per cent.; east area, 5 per  cent.; north area, 1 per cent.  The assessment and plan of work  were approved by the Municipal  Council on. Saturday and by the City  Council at Monday evening's meeting.  15uy your Barber Supplies at  Hunt's Barber Shop. all  We are prepared to quote you prices and deliver the goods at the same prices or less than that  being asked by the city hous.es. You owe it to  yourself and to the community to first investigate  and find out what you can get at home.  REMEMBER  that when you send your money out of town, regardless of how much you may send you are not  establishing any line of credit, and also remember that in order to quote you attractive prices the  mail order houses sacrifice quality very often.  We are here to serve you and to help build up  the community and the more money spent at  home just that much increased prosperity you  will have yourself.  COMPARE OUR PRICES, and do not forget  the  quality.  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY''  aimuH  Miwu������aiia������m������ I  piGffl'TWO',  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published : Every Friday _  J. A. BATES, Editor and .Proprietor  FRIDAY^ AUGUST  11,  1922  ���������UK.  Politically the province,,may expect  anythlng-at the hands of the present  government iu the- way ,. of surprises,  and no surprise is" to great to. bring  on the people of B. C'\ The latest  surpriseto the people from the hands  of Premiei1 Oliver is his announcement at Nelson that the report of the  eminent engineer Sullivan was that  very little hope could be held out  that the P. G. E. would, ever be a paying concern. Consulting and files  of this paper we find that through its  columns the Minister of Railways of  this province was told many moons  ago. 01- course he would n'ot take our  word for it'but kept on "spending his  millions.: The lure of spending those  millions was too great for the Delta  farmer who'since 1900 has been talking in millions, when referring to  the government  money.  But if -we remember correct!}  when Mr. Oliver was first minister of  rail ways' he was'going,, to, build this  railway for less than . the contract  price of the Conservative government  with-Foley, Welsh & Stewart. Was he  not going to have Stewart brought  back, from the battlefield for wrong  doing in connection with the contract.  But they could not stop the war���������  the Germans .would not delay their  marching and Stewart, who was doing-a good work at the front could  not be spared, or perhaps something  spectacular would have,, been the result.;'T  "'''  The probable only reason that the  P.-G.' E. will not ever pay for years  is that Premier Oliver and his government delayed the construction, of  it-too long,:-'and.let-the.Grand Trunk  get properly' established', delivering  the traffic to Prince Rupert.  ������������������'-' -Many years- "agawhen. the Klondike  rush was on the. dominion government'passed a bill'to:: have a, road  built.;from Vancouver to the Klondike'." The'senate'threw, the.bill- out,  stating that the .road' could not be  completed before, the gold, rush  would, be over. The. P. G. E.had it  been completed,seven or eight, years  ago might have had a better ..chanee  of being a paying ."concern, but it has|^  not -been'completed,soon enough.  :' It is'a strange thing that one who  has severely criticized other governments'in "regard: to their railway policy .should;:throw up-, the sponge on  the only railway proposition that his  government had undertaken.  /^Liberal propaganda is,-working  overtime these days and nights just  before, trie Conservative "convention to  be "held." in . Vancouver. Whether  Bowser is elected ahead of the party  or hot we venture "to say that the  big .club will not be' much in evidence  as' iV is reported "to have been- on another occasion this year when some  Liberals met .at. Victoria.  The'question ofleadership to the  Cons'er;vativ(e\patty" is| really not such  an" important' matter" at the ' present  time as some people would have it be.  The leader of the party now at Victoria ..will, undoubtedly lead the opposition at the" next "session, no' matter  what the results of the voting may  be.   ' ' '  -It is not likely,that any'of the Liberals would resign to enable Tolmie,  Stevens or any other Conservative  leader-an.opportunity to .sit in, the  house..the next session. But-probably  thVt is'"the-5"real reason 'for delay in  the filling of the seat in Vancouver.  Oliver;,is putting up a test-of strength  ji^'st before the convention, and , it  may be that if the Conservative's elect  afteader who has not a seat at Victor-  iar that he will immediately bring on  the Vancouver by-election to again  test the/strength. ;You know ."Honest  Jphn'' is really quite a. foxy politican.  : It is! good strategy on the part of  Premier Oliver to bring ,on the Cran-  brook'-'election "just .previous to. the  Conservative convention, as it will  keep Mr. Bowser away from the coast  foir a few days and give the other aspirants an opportunity to make good.  Is; it that or is it a sort of a left  h^nd kiridriess'to.W. J. Bowser giving  him a tour of the upper country, for  for the benefit of his health, so that  he may come back to the coast refreshed and ready to fight a good  fight for the leadership.  AMERICAN ROAD TAX MAXIMIZED  that the system of financing iir.ga-  tion across the line is much the same  as here, viz., water districts or municipalities, the money being raise'd by  bonds, which are in, turn guaranteed  by the government; but . with the  Americans" their districts include  frcfci 25,000 acre3 upwards, ; whereas i'n the Okanagan the districts  comprise'only from 2000 to 3000  acres, with ihe result that the overhead costs in the United States are  decreased "to a minimum.,the average  maintenance charge being $1.7 5  per acre.  Some idea of the size of American  irrigation projects may be gathered  from the fact that the "Horse Heaven  scheme" includes 300,000 acres, for  which the $80,000,000 bonds are  sold, .while the Columbia basin  scheme is one of one million acres,  which will take from fifteen to  twenty years to complete.  1 loads Excellent  The roads are uniformly excellent  all the.principal highways paved and  secondary roads covered with crushed gravel, giving hard driving surface. ,  Mr. Jones was impressed with the  universal enthusiasm and unfailing  courtesy which he met in his tour,  making particular mention ,of tho  ���������secretaries of the various chambers  of commerce \yith whom he came in  touch. However, he comes back more  than ever imbued with confidence  that as a place.of-residence, business  ���������or ranching tiie Okanagan val.ey  stands second to none.  $IlJ AB^TSfORD POS'T*  spot,,recognized as "the discovery,  proved later to be only a patch 20 it.  sq'uart. Carmack recorded his claims  and/the three claims located in ,the  names of his friends, Skookum Jim,  Indian Pete,, and Tagish Charlie. A  quiet "rush" began.' David. Mackay,  Daniel McGillivray and Harry Waugh  were the first to start. - Each of  them made a. fortune.,..The information did not reach the "outside,"  meaning the States, until the best  ground had been, staked; those ;who  came to Dawson with the stampede  at the end of 1897, and in the'spring  of 1898, found,that they'' were too  late: They, had-to' buy claims or  work for wages. On July 14, -San-  Francisco sailed home with, tidings of  h new Eldorada; in .proof thereof she  brought half a"' million dollars in  gold. This wa3 the first of many  treasure-ships to. enter the . Golden  Gate like Spanish galleons of; the old-,  en days.  S*MALL TOWN SPEED  LAWS ARE NECESSARY  Just why motorists who in theiir  home cities, recognize the necessity  of traffic regulations and speed lim:  its and expect to observe them,  should become possessed .with ��������� a  mania for 'burning up the road"  when passing through country to^wns,  and should resent ' efforts of small  town officials to interfere with them,  difficult to . understand. They  I want rural communities to construct  good roads for their pleasure and  benefit, but they discourage such  consideration and disregard of law.  It may give a motorists sense of  exhilaration to astonish the natives  ^by dashing through their town at  sixty miles an hour, but it certainly  is n poor nontrihntion to the movement for better' highways. Laying  aside the question of damage to the  roas', dwellers in small places have  children whose lives are as precious'  to them as are the lives of. city children, and if they are forced to make  choice between good roads and safety  for'their children they are very likely  to choose the lesser of the two evils  and let the roads go to pot.  Of the many thousands' of British  Columbia residents who own cars  and use .them to drive into the surrounding country, it is probable that  the heedless and reckless are in a  very .small minority, but the law.abidr  ing and considerate majority ars  made to ' suffer ���������for; the misdeeds of  the few.  TRUTH ABOUT THE  KLONDIKE. RUSK  EVERYONE  WANTS  AN     AUTOMOBILE  KELOWNA, August 9.���������Seen on  his return from a 1400-mile automobile trip, made'for the distinct pur-  post of studying the irrigation and  road systems, Mr. J. W. Jones, M. L.  Avi stated that He... had 'travelled  thorough thecBlowett and Snoqualihie  passes to Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia  a$d Portland, east to the Hood River  country, Golden dale, and the famous  Yakima" Valley, from Ellensburg  east through the dry farming area up  to"Wenatc!hee,and home Via Orpville.  ���������He "stopped not only in trie larger  centres, but at the smaller towns as  well, and held conversations with the  ranchers on the roadside, inoidental-  ly-rfinding the worst roads on the entire trip to be those from Oroviil* to  Penjtjct.on.^  Co'inparisonR Made  Mr.   Jones*    investigations   show  .'Gold dust worth $135,000,000 has  been taken from the creeks of... the  Klondike. Although 25 years has  elapsed, since the first discovery,, that  event is'recalled by the death recently of George W. Carmack, who .panned the first high-grade gravel from  Bonanza Creek. The details of the  discovery are related by a writer :n  the Engineering and Mining Jburnal-  Press of New'York: Carmack 'was  a fisherman, with an Indian squ*w,  and maintained a small trading-post  on the Yukon 20 miles above the  Crossing. He was not the first to  find gold in the valleys of the Klondike,' for Robert Henderson preceded him, but he started the stampede  that led to the development of the  Yukon territory. At that time Carmack was fishing salmon at the  mouth of the Klondike, where it  joins the Yukon and where Dawson  now stands. Two miles up the v<u-  ley the Klondike is joined by Bona/i-  za creek. Carmack happened to be  short of fresh meat, so he went with  three Indians, one of them a brother-in-law, on.a hunting expedition. At  that time Bonanza Creek was known  as a likely place for moosj, therefore,  lie went thither. He knew that Henderson and three other white rrieu  were mining on Gold Bottom, on the  other side of'.the '..watershed, so he  crossed.the divide with his' Indian  companions, to see what the others  were doing and to sell them some of  the fresh meat that he and _the Indians had obtained.  Henderson and his partners were  not getting much gold, and Carmack  soon returned to the camp on Bonanza creek. Having seen the mining  done by thef our men on Gold Bottom  he was prompted to do a little prospecting himself, and, almost at the  first try, found gold on the rim of  the bedrock projecting above...the  water of Bonanza creek,     This   rich  The merchant who is in the business of selling automobiles has ono  great advantage over all other merchants in .that it is not. necessary for  him to create in his' customer the desire, for his class of goods. There is in  every individual an inherent desire to  own an automobile���������it is the automobile dealer's job to turn that desire  to, his advantage by selling him on  his particular product.  Stand on any busy street corner  and ask the first hundred persons  you meet, who do not already .possess  automobiles, whether or not thev  would'like to have one, and their  answer'will invariably be "yes."  You will find this to be true even'  among those whose worldly possessions have thus far marie it impracticable for them to . buy a car. , Of no  other article of merchandise, outside  the bare necessities of life, is this  time. It isn't true of a watch, piano,  talking machine, cash- register, a  motorcycle or any other manufactured product.  This important 'selling advantage  of "inherent desire" in itself establishes the automobile as a vehicle of  utility indespensable to our very existence today. If it is true,,as'established by the National Automobile  Chamber of Commerce, that we increase our efficiency nearly 57 per  cent by the use of automobiles, then  who amongvus wishes,to appear backward? It is only natural to wish to  be. progressive and- to adopt those  conveniences.which, make our lives  more, valuable to .the community.     '���������-  Telephone Signs on  the Highway  Convenience, in vacation days is made possible by  the telephone. The telephone shield sign along the  highways means that anxieties can be eliminated,  changed plans made known, emergencies more  quickly relieved. It is symbol of assurance- to the  motorist, and lie may rely on it day and night. In  our rural offices, n,telephone booth has been placed  outside so that it is always convenient tor people  travelling' (o put in a cull.  British Columbia Telephone Company  SKI t VI CM  'STATION  AND  A SCENIC LARIAT  A new circular, motor tour, 6,500  raileslong, will offer perhaps' the  greatest variety of natural scenery  accessible by any motor route in, the  world, will be open, for travel it is  expected by the end of the summer.  This great loop, which American tour-  ists'on the "Pacific are advertising as  the Scenic,Lariat,jwill touch fifteen  National Parks and? thirty-two national monuments including ' three Canadian Parks in the Rockies, Waterton  Lakes, Banff and Kootenay. This is  the unfinished'section from the Vermilion summit down to the Columbia Valley on which the' engineering  "force of the Canadian National Parks  are now busily engaged.  The new road will swing across  the Rocky mountain range by way of  Vermilion Summit, passing through  Banff/with a detour to Lake Louise  eh" route, thence down, through Kootenay Park to the 'Columbia valley,  and, following the Columbia, to the  International Boundary and by good  motor roads" to Spokane. At Pendleton it links up with, the Columbia  Highway .from Portland,.Oregon, and  'then drops down pist the eastern entrance of Crater Lake National Park  to'San Francisco and Los Angeles.  Travelling westward from Los Angeles the motorist may vist the Yos-  .emite,' Grant and Sequoia Parks,-pass  on the the Grand Canyon of Colorado  and proceed north to-the Yellowstone  and thence to the United States Glacier. National Park and the International' boundary, following the trail  to Cardston he may* make a short detour to Waterton Lakes in southern  Alberta and thence, via Lethbridge  and the Macleod trail return to Calgary-  Thousands of motorists, it is expected, will follow this scenic highway. American motorists will want  to come north and see the glories of  the Rockies; Canadian motorists will  want to see beautiful California and  the wonders of the. Grand Canyon and  the Yellowstone. This will mean an  international exchange of money as  important as many an, industry, as  well as increased international good  Will. '��������� Canadian authorities expect  there will be 10,000 cars at Banff the  .'first1 year. If each car stays ten days  in the country and spends on an average of $20 per day thatmeans an expenditure of over $2,000,000. brought  into the West the first year.  The bulldogs which are so popular  today are the result of two centuries  of careful breeding.  Although the world's average  death rate is decreasing, the standard of physiques is.no better than it  was 10,000 years ago.  STUART  Chevrolet and Nash Agents  Mission City, B. C.  PART Ol  GOOD CITIZENSHIP  TO OWN YOUR HOME  At this time, when building material prices are low, the thoughts of  the man of small income naturally  turn to possibilities of building his  own home.  From both the economic and ��������� social standpoint there is no more important question before the people  than the building of real homes.  Living in apartments is not cheap  and cannot be made so. Cheap living contemplates the family doing  for itself that it cannot do in an  apartment house.  An-apartment house or a flat is an  impossible place in which to raise  small children.  The public playground is a poor  substitute for one's own back yard,  properly equipped for the kiddies.  It should be the aim and ambition  of every man to o.wn his own home,  and it is the part of good citizenship  "to help in making that not only possible, but practicable.  Alex.. S. Di&ne&n  Barrister  . Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE ,  J. A. Catheroood Building  Phone .8001 P. O,, Box.G6>,  RIG SPREAD ON CHERRIES  A noticeable feature was the great  spread of cherries offered on the Calgary market this year. We have seen  excellent Bings sold in hallocks at  10������ a hallock���������containing 1 'lb. or  over. There are a. few offered at 15^  per lb. Tho market price is' 25tf' per  lb.: We traced the 10^ a lb. Bings to  a consignment sent for sale .without  control and the 15tf lot were bough*  at;--$3.00 per crate. There has boon  an over-supply of cherries this year  and selling has been hard, owing to  the reduced buying power of the public'The worst factor from the growers' standpoint is the lack of control  of distribution.  ������!���������  Jo*  FuneraLOjrectpr   f]  AGENT   FOB  HEADSTONES  Phone ConnectiOQ.JfiissipOity  NEW 1)1 VISIONAL POINT  VICTORIA, B. C., Aug. 7.���������Lu-  erne will be established as the divisional point of the Canadian National  railway instead of Jasper, which is  just over the Alberta boundary.  A company has been incorpcratoci  Wm. -Atkinson  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Eraser Valley. Am' flhniJar  with Joe,different breeds ,61-li-fre  ������ ook and their values.  Address all cptnmunicationo to  Box & Chilliwack, B. tf  to manufacture powdered milk in  Chilliwack and will take over the  $.90,0.00 plant erected by tin Dairy  Products Co., which went into liquidation.  An optimist.is. a., man^who.,plants,  an orchard near a school house.  fil  VI  I"  h  m  r\  -!  ill  'si  i  [-I  -ft  A'l  ��������� 'i  '��������� J  urn  f-1  ���������I  mt7Z?!S'rr^lWf''  "������.- .1! V' IIWTJI Jl    IU   "!  I'  if  1 Is
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B.C.   Land Surveyor and
Civil Engineer
.Room   0   Hart  Block,   Chilliwaek
Bo*   422, CIIILUWACK
Yarwood
BARRISTERS and
SOLICITORS
LAW OFFICE
QPEN   EVERY   EDI DAY
ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.
; ALAN <M. BROKOVSKI
\:   AUCTIONEER and
VALUATOR
! Auction Sales Conducted
SATISFACTION <G UAltANTJSRJ)
Ll\{E:=STOCK a Special!"
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N^ WALLPAPER
The pleasure of new Wallr
papers' is like that of new clo-
hes. Old Wallpapers no matter how good, get monotonous
ah'd "depressing, . while new
aper, iike new clothes, has a
pleasing and enlivening    effect
-on the,occupants of the house.
Let, me submit,   samples    and
��� prices, we shall both be pleased/-     ,    -      ���
JjE.PARTON
ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.
;lt pays to patronize - home nidus*
try. Buy from the merchants in
your own town.
Matsqui to Build
Permanent Road
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There are 843 languages and, dialects'-In-use-among \" the;.', natives '>t
Af.rica.i-,
MATSQUI, Aug. 2.-���A method of
financing permanent road-building
was suggested to the council on Monday, which will be adopted on one
road as an experiment. ,
Convinced that this annual gravelling and patching leads nowhere the
councillors eagerly listened to tho
proposal of Carl Poignant, who owns
a rook crusher at Clayburn, and accepted the suggestion that a contract be let for the surfacing of Harris road with two layers of crushed
rock. This would make a permanent
��� road that'would need little attention
for many years.
The taxes of tho adjoining and
benefited lands (less overhead) are
to be pledged to the payment of this
contract for a period of five or seven
years, and the contract will lie paid
in five or seven annual installments.
The road will be built at once, the
people will have immediate benefit,
and the contractor will be able to use
the contract at the-bank as collateral
if necessary.
A petition is to circulate among the
interested owners at once, and the experiment will bo tried as soon as arrangements can bo made.
The sidewalk contracts in Mats'qui
village will bo begun at once by .Mr.
A. Nordecn,although the by-law must
bo changed. It is found necessary
to have separate by-laws, for each
sidewalk, and the tender must be divided to fit each. While these legalities are under way the contractors
will work on the pavement.
Mr. Nordeen and his neighbors
are interested in the old "Silent
Home" Cemetery, situated on the
high land south of Matsqui prairie,
which lias not been used -"for many
years. Bush has grown up in the
clearing, the lot fences have been
broken by cattle and fallen trees, and
a few graves are kept in order with
great difficulty.
If the council would pay for wire a
working bee would be organized ' by
both prairie and high land men to
clear up the ground and fence to- do
this.
Representing' the Abbotsford, Poultry Association, Mr. W. George asked
for a grant to assist in staging the B.
C. Poultry- Association show which is
to be held at Abbotsford, in .November. Fifty dollars was voted for-this
object.
A suitable dumping ground for Abbotsford rubbish must be found outside the townsite, and the recent understanding between the town and
the district will be settled when
Councillor Ware and the Board of
.Trade decide .on,a satisfactory site.
The 'question whether a man who
pays taxes    in    another    district    is
liable for the poll tax in .the- municipality in which ho is residing may be
settled in court, as ll. G. Myhre, who
paid his tax under protest, gave the
council ten days' notice that lie would
attempt to recover it if the council
did not refund within that time. The
municipal authorities are content to
let the courts decide. , '
Matsqui's share of the liquor profits amounts to 71)02.02, according to
the cheque recently received.
Authorized To
Enter Appeal
VICTORIA, Aug. 5.--G. G. Mc-
Geer, K. C, government counsel in
the freight rales dispute, ! as'received
definite instructions lrom the government to appeal the' , Railway
board's decision lo the Canadian
Privy Council. ,
The appeal will probably be heard
some time iu September ov October.
stak'K Mr. Mc-'Gocr, who said he
would lose no time in asking tho
Dominion cabinet to set a date for
the hearing. "" i*
Probability of such an appeal being taken was'indicated by Premier
Oliver at a meeting of the Vancouver
Board of Trade on his return from
(lie Wast after the railway Board had
given judgment, making certain rate
reductions, but>leaving untouched the
chief grievance of British Columbia.
Subsequently when Mr. McGeer relumed and explained the situation to
tho Hoard of Trade, that body held a
special meeting and passed a strongly-worded resolution^ urging that the
provincial government' appeal th
Canadian Privy] Council, which is another name for the Dominion cabinef
Final decision to take this step is
believed to have been taken by the
provincial administration yesterday,
as Mr. McGoorjrecived,- his instructions the-last thing before Premier
Oliver left for. the interior.
diuTts', formerly charged two cents
pe,'r $i.Q0, and sale notes and lieu
notes, formerly untaxed, are' all to
ba taxed two cents per $fi0 or fraction.
In the case of checks, the stamp
tax is limited to $2 per check. In
xhe case of foreign checks or drafts,
the stamps must be affixed before
presentation for payment, but not
memerly for presentation for acceptance.
There is no limit to the tax on
bills of exchange, promissory notc-s,
or sale notes and lien notes. Nor is
any limit specifically mentioned in
the bank advices as to statements of
1 borrowings  or overdrafts.
To Be Candidate
"or Legislature
Mt. Lehman News
Change' -In
^ Stamp Taxes
Advice received by the Bank of
Commerce indicate that the revised
stamp tax, which will come into force
on August 1, is essentially two cents
per $f>0 all along the'line.
All checks, and all documents-that
operate as1 checks, such as . monev
orders, travellers' checks, postal or
ders, and receipts used in withdrawals from savings'accounts,.'must bear
two cents in stamps for ea'ch $50 or
fraction in -valuation.
Demand ��� bills *of exchange". which
were formerly - charged" two cents,
each; other bills*v of- exchange and
also promissory-notes, which were
formerly charged two cents per $100;
statements  of^'borrowings or 'over-
Miss Cruickshank, Clayburn, will
give an address at the W. I. meeting
at Mrs. Gamsby's on Wednesday.
August 9.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. H. Gray spent a
a few days in Vancouver recently.
A ratepayers' meeting was held in
Mt. Lehman, Aug. 2, to discuss with
the members,of the School Board the
high school situation in this district.
Before bringing forward the business
of the evening, Mr. R. Owen, as chairman, spoke a few words of appreciation of the late Mr. P. Jackman, who
had taken a great interest-in school
matters. He then outlined the school
needs of this part of the municipality
and" stated the trustees' plan was to
establish a one-room High school,
taking the three's years Avork, in the
neighborhood, of Dennison, and make
the-Superior School at Mt. Lehman
and Bradner graded schools. In this
way greater- efficiency in both High,
and public school work would be ob-'
tained with no greater expense. A
High School situated at Dennison
would serve for the Jubilee, Aberdeen
and Dunach districts as well. A resolution favoring the plan as outlined
by, the Board was made by. Mrs. Oswald and seconded by Mr. John Morrison. < Messrs. J. Taylor, Farber,
Powles, D. Nicholson and Mesdames
Lewis and Gamsby were among those
who discussed the matter and ' the
resolution passed unanimously. Matters incidental to school work and
equipment were also spoken of.
Trustees Conroy, Lancaster and
Merryfield addressed the meeting, expressing their appreciation of the
finding of those present and the en-
dorsation of their plans. The meeting closed with the National Anthem.
Mr. Carr, secretary of the School
Board, was secretary for the meeting.
Mt. Lehman residents have reason
to be proud of their school's success.
The-Entrancb'class ;gaYe~ehe"higIiest
percentage of successful pupils in the
municipality, while the marks obtained by-Drumond Oswald were the
fourth highest in all the Superior
Schools outside of Vancouver Island.
VANCOUVER, Aug. '7.���Mr. W.
J. Bowser is in Vancouver and
will leave this evening for Cranbrook
to campaign in the by-election. In a
statement he issued today, he dealt
with the coming Conservative convention to be held this month. He said:
"I have not very much to add. to
the letter which _ I forwarded to the
Conservative Association at Kam-
loops in April last, and which was-
given due publicity at that time ' in
the press ot the province, when I took
the position that as soon as the convention is called together the oid-Con
servative party will disapear and will
be amalgamated with .the National
Liberal-Conservatives and will be
known as the 'Liberal-Conservative
party.' With this amalgamation my
term as leader expires and it-will then
be for the convention to select a
lead for the new party.
"At the request of a large number
of my friends I have consented to allow my name to be put in nomination
for the position of leader of this new
party should they, in their wisdom,
taking into consideration my _< past
service and experience, think I ,am
the most likely person to lead them
in the future. If, on the other hand,
they choose someone else, I will give
to my successor the same loyal support I would expect from every member of the party should J be chosen.
"Considering^ the incompetent government which" we are now suffering
under whose mad career will soon
bankrupt this province, I feel that , it
is the duty of every good citizen to
join in the efforts of the new party, to
do everything in his or her power ,to
obtain a change of " government as
soon as the opportunity offers; and
further, the public can be assured,
whether I am elected leader or not,
there will be no one more unstinted "
than myself in my efforts to' remove-
from office the present administration."
HORSESHOES or HAIRSPRINGS .*
Among the natural history curios
discovered by the Mount Everest expedition was a whistling hare.'
Did you say your husband is    fond
of-those clinging gowns?
.    Yes, very.    He likes    one to cling
to me for about- five years.
Five dollars worth of iron made
into horsehoe and a- market value
of ten dollars. Converted into
needles that five dollars worth of
iron becomes worth, six thousand
eight hundred dollars, but when made
into hair springs for , watches it ���-
worth two million dollars.
We may all be compared with the
original five dollars.-worth'of'iro'n���
what we make of ourselves'1-'���how
valuable we become���-depends ,'upcn
ourselves._, -^..j-* ������      .k-   -  ���
Most of-us" are" con tent" to"ibe" in
the horseshoe class. A few reach
the rank of needles, but how- rare is
the man who can be .classed as. a hair
spring���the man-who makes the:most
of every talent he . was born with��� >
who not merely takes advantage of
everyt opportunity, but. Napoleon
like, creates opportunities.   .    > - >
poor
Tramp���Could you give
fellow a bite?
La(iy���i don't bite myself, but I'll
call my dog.
Mt.',Wapta in the Canadian,
Rockies, Tests"
the  clim&er.s   skill.
I^HArLIE CHAPLIN wants- to
V* m&ke a picture in the Canadian Pacific--Rockies. In preparation -of , such a picture he plans
to*spend his next vacation in tramping; "'over thos'e mountains; no little
patch-worky climbing for Charlie,
but a hike right.across the Rockies.
.-He is convinced, that,-in the Canadian -'Pacific Rockies he will find
the' ideal location for a big picture,
something that will make the movie
fans sit up on the edges of their
seats. While the Comedy King has
not a personal knowledge of Canada's wonderland, he is by no
means ignorant of its possibilities
end   beauty.     Among   the   books
1 which he studies during his leisure
hours are three huge volumes filled
with Canadian data and pictures
and with their contents he is thoroughly conversant.
The Chaplin Canadian pictures
will be"' along entirely new lines;
the familiar popular and somewhat
overworked '-red-coated Mounted
Police will not' be featured, but
something as interesting is promised. The mirth-provoking Charlie
has his serious hours, too, and a
keen business sense that is put to
work in seeing that the public gets
what the public wants. He has a
story in view in_ which the greater
part of the action occurs in picturesque parts of Quebec and
Manitoba'.
Visitors to the Rockies during
the next few seasons may expect
to meet Charlie on out-of-the-way
mountain trails. They may fail to
recognize in the knickerbockered,
efficiently shod young climber, tho
baggy-trousered, splay-footed screen
favorite, but it will be Charlie Chaplin getting a close-up of the wonders of the Northland, the wonderland that he means to put on the,
silver screen for the delight of the
adoring public.
Devotees  of  Chaplin   antics   are
already anticipating   joy   in   seeing1
upon   the  screen,  their  idol's  acrobatic -efforts   at mountain climbing,
and hair-breadth adventures in thV
regions   around   Banff    and   Lak��'
Louise. )      .<
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When you order printing you buy something
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.
Concernin
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The cost of printing depends upon something'
more than the profit which the printer puts upon
it.
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.
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Phone.6720
Hub Square
Mission City, B. C. V  111  Esi^^^fK^tfe^^w**"^  TH������ ABSCrS^p^p PQST, ABBOT3FQBD, B. 0,  a'buf >ffl.rr������.������li>.TH  Our meats, of all kinds, are now   kept in our  cold storage plant. "���������*'���������       ~    '���������   ";.  S. F.WHITE  B.   C.   Phohe   41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  Abbotsford, B.C.  There is a feeling of optimism at  almost all prairie points. Harvest is  started in" some places and indications  point to a good crop in general. If  the-grain prices now quoted on the  grain exchange are maintained a pcr-  ,-iod of better times is in sight. Winni-  ��������� peg city is showing a briskness in  .business not seen there for sevral  years. Regina is picking up and sT  also is Calgary. Edmonton "and  Saskatoon are also showing signs of  the times. The merchants are optimistic that countlry trade will be revived before Winter comes.  Fruit selling prospects are improving, but B.r C. shippers are not alone  in competition for prairie trade. We  notice that Ontario is shipping in  plums' and tomatoes in volume, also  early'apples. This trade will be pushed briskly in the apple deal, especially in fall varieties.  W,e also notice the presence of several agents of Washington Co-operative concerns, and find that they are  booking' considerable business in car  lots of apricots, peaches, . plums,  prunes and apples.  The trade in discussing competition from Ontario and Washington.allege that B..C. quotation's are higher  than those of Washington especially  " in apricots, peaches and apples.' Our  Shippers will be well advised if they  etudy competitive-prices now quoted  ' and make sure that they do not underestimate the importance of meeting outside competition. If quick  action is not taken much of the avail-  ��������� able business' will be booked at outside points.  Apart from winter apples competition will be very keen and prices will  rule low. We have not published advanced prices of apples at U.S. points  because we feel that there is nothing  permanent about them, and they will  not likely* be maintained.  Sour Cherries, 1st class, per  case     2.25  Raspberries, best, per case   3.00  Blackberries, best, per case   2.75  Ii. C. Tomatoes', per case :  1.75  cm; nit i us  There has been a big increase of L.  C.L. shipments this year and a slight  falling off in car shipments' of cherries. Last year at this date 44 full  cars of cherries were received���������this  year 42 cars have arrived, three of  which were Olivets from Victoria.  One full'car of Logans arrived from  Victoria. Over 40 crates were forwarded to Winnipeg and sold as low  as' $2.00 per crate. The Logan is little known in Winnipeg, and in'Alberta and Saskatchewan it has been shipped in the flat hallock. We think  that considerably less value has been  netted because of the use of the  strawberry crate. The trade demand  the flat crate and got them from the  mainland cars.  Cars of raspberries' and mixed  berries: 1921, 77 1-2 cars; 1922, 47  cars.      .������������������ ,  23 of the 47 cars were mixed berries and cherries. .  -  WINNIPEG  COLOR REQUIREMENTS  A circular leter is being sent to  apple growing points in Canada  showing the V. S. color requirements  for, extra fancy, fancy and C grade  apples. It alsos hows the O.U.G. color requirements for numbers 1, 2 and  3, and suggestions-, from Eastern  points as to coloir for the new grades  they would recommend.  We consider that any color requirements would make a change in  grade names abortive. . We have a  ' standard pack and package in line  with our competitors and any slackness In enforcing a color requirement  of our competition will place us at a  great disadvantage at the selling end.  Of course the difficulty is in trying to  set a Federal standard. This is not  attempted in the U. S. Color and  grade are State, regulations not Federal. We doubt if a Federal requirement for color of apples can be made  satisfactory in Canada. Anything  short of the Washington color re-  quirments will not be of any value to  B. C. apple growers in the world  markets.  EDMONTON  Edmonton, August 2, 1922.  There has been a scarcity of small  fruit on the market for the last three  or four days, but this will no doubt  pretty soon be remedied as several  cars are expected for the end of the  week business.  Cherries which have been arriving  have been somewhat    over-ripe,    as  'well'as raspberries.   This is no doubt  due to excessive hot weather we have  had.  There has been a lot of B.C. vegeta  bles coming on the market in the last  week, and it looks,as if markets will  be overloaded again. B. C. tomatoes  and cucumbers have commenced to  arrive in mixed cars and prices have  dropped.  The weather remains very dry on  this' territory and crops continue to  suffer.  Approximate prices are as follows:  Eating Cherries, per case ..........$4.00  .'  Winnipeg, Aug. 3rd, 1922;  The market'here    has... turned'ex  trem'ely dull and the bottom has fallen out of Ontario toriiatoes,.also ban  anas' and California deciduous fruits  moving very slowly.  Whole saleprices:  13. C. Raspberries ....: $4.00  Blackberries      4.00  Black Currants"   4.00  Cherries, sour, 4 bskt. crate,  Morellos       3.00  Ontario Tomatoes', elevens, $1.00  to :   , ,75  Imported Fruits:  Potatoes, Minnesota, per lb 10 1-2  Onions,  cwt   3.00  Apples, Duchess, bush., $1.50    to     2.75  Apples, Transparents, boxes, $2.7 5  to :..:...:: :.' S.po  Peaches, box  ,.....~.~  2.0.0  Apricots, $2.40 to  '..:....  2.50  Plums,'4 bskt. crates,    $1.85 to   3.00  Pears, boxes, $4.00 to   5.50  Retail Fruit Prices:  Ontario Fruit:  Tomatoes, per 11 qt. basket  1.00  Cherries, Sour, per 6 qt. bskt. .. 1.00  Cucumbers,   each    ."    -15  Gooseberries, English, per lb. ..    .20  B. C. Fruit.   .  Cherries, Lamberts,  per lb 25  Cherries, Olivets, 4 bskt. crate ..  3.00  Celery, per lb 17  Black Currants, per 24 pt.' case 4.80  Red  Currants, per 24 pt.    case 4.80  Raspberries, crates   4.45  Loganberries, per pt     .18  Blackberries, per pt 23  Apricots, per 4 bskt. crate   3.00  Car arrivals since last letter���������British Columbia: 5- cars raspberries, 2  cars' cherries, 1 car mixed fruit.  Ontario: 2 cars tomatoes, 1 car  mixed tomatoes and fruit.  Imported: 4 cars mixed fruit's, -2  cars plums, 3 cars pears, 5 cars  onions, 5 cars apples, 1 car peaches.  WKEK IN   CALGARY  The weather continues ideal for  growing crops. Cherries are now  practically over, excepting a few from  Kootenay, which are commanding  better prices. Bings are retailing  from 30<J to 3f><* per lb. Raspberries  are almost over. Several cars of raspberries opened in good condition, but  did not stand up well, owing to the  heat and the overripe state of the  berries. These had to be moved ii  Alberta as mould was threatening.  Blaeberries are not moving very well.  It would appear to us that the orilj'  way to move blackberries in volum!  would be to make a bargain counter  price. While this might be a loss to  the shipper for the present it would  stimulate an interst in    canning thir.  J  LET ME  figure on your expert  PAINTING  PAPER-HANGING  and ...  KALSOMING  and GENERAL  POUSE REPAIRS  Estimates   Given   Free  A. R. GOSLING  Box 31 -     ;    Abbotsford, B. C.  All   Work   Guaranteed  WANT COLUMN,  Advertisements under the above  heading cost 25    cents    per    issue.  FOR SALE���������Four lots and seven  roomed house with bathroom and  pantry. ..Good well water in house  all furnished, woodshed, . chicken  house, chickens, fruit bearing trees,  electric light: All fenced, in town.  Apply to Box 120, Abbotsford, B. C.  2-9-16-23i  .... Freshiy made each day and delivered fresh to  our customers. Quality always kept up to the standard. Housewives praise us for our services and  claim thai pur's is the^hcalthiest bread delivered  in Abbotsford.      ,  REMEMBER   OUR   GROCERIES   ARE   ALWAYS UP TO THE BEST, and delivery is prompt  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  ffljtfnriiiiriHiMMwnTiiUMnni  MAIL  CONTRACT  SEALED.TENDERS,, addressed to  the Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on Friday, the 25th August, 1922, for the  conveyance of his Majesty's Mails,  on a proposed Contract for four  years, six times per week over the  Abbotsford Rural Route, No. 2,- from  the let January, next.  Printed notices'containing further  information .as .to'conditions of pro  posed Contract'/'may,/ be ' seen and  blank forms' of Tender may" -be obtained at the Post Office of Abbotsford,-B. C.     ,     .,"' .    :  District,..Superintendent  '.of Postal Service,  ",/���������'   ���������    ..J.' F. MURRAY,  Acting" District Superintendent..  District  Superintendent's  Office  Vancouver, B.'C.1 -    ,.  14th July,  1922.  desirable, fruit. Vancouver Island  desirablef-ruit. {Vancouver Island  cherries.are arrivlng-.on this market.  They are of fine quality; 350 crates  were taken fom the^.first car .which  -arrived' hereVand >soldj>,--at $.2.00 -per  crate.- '' The .last ;^ar.. 4<25 .crates were  taken her.e:at,a price>of $2.25. -The  market is overloaded Avith wax beans.  We have.noticed several poorly filled  crates' of berries arrjy;ing here L.C.L.  Last Friday a consignment arrived  from Salmon. Ann*., district -with  hallbcks half filled.-;-. Returns on this  consignment will teach the shipper  that it is fruit and not timber the  customer is buying:1 A car of fancy  Walla-Walla, tomatoes in 30-lb. lugs  arrived here" this' \yeek-end, making  straight competition^with.the B.C. 4-  bskt. cratestock. Several;.cars of A-  rnerican apples are arriving in Calgary that have been'bbught at a lower price delivered than the B.C. shippers have quoted. ,.,','We noticed this  tendency.at points, e^s'f of here and  also at Vancouver." '!lB.' C. shippers  "would be well .advised to meet this  competition.' .The last "few cars of B.  C. rasps had to be sold at sacrifice  prices', owing to condition of arrival.  We would suggest that,over-ripe berries should be'sent to the:jam factory  as pre-cooling only holds' them until  taken off the ice, when they fall  down.' /���������,  Calgary Wholesale Prices  Cherries, Bings, 4 bskt $3.00.  Lamberts,-4 bskt.,  3.50  Lamberts, 24 bskt: V. '.   3.00  Sour, 4 box    - ......ft.....?;  2.25  Raspberries, per ..crate,' $2.75 to 3.25  Blackberries, per'crate,.'$2.50 to 2.75  Pears', Imported ....'.....'.  6.00  Apples, Duchess, wrapped   3.50  Yellow Transparent, No. 1   3.00  Cucumbers, B. C. Fancy, crate .. 4.00  Peas, local, per lb. ..>,.....: 08  Carrots,  per lb ���������: 02  Beets, per lb. ,' 02  Turnips, per lb .���������: ���������.     .02  Potatoes, per lb :.:     .02 1-2  :%\  NOTARY PUBLIC - .\  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL, ESTATE���������-Money to Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  cCallum  Abbotsford  Wednesday, August 16th, 1922   ;,,---^--  KA THERINE McDONALD . ��������� ;   :. (  (The American Beaiiii))  in "THE TURNING POINT"  The romance of a woman's self sacrifice. The story is by  Robert W. Chambers, with all dramatic power which has  made Chambers famous. ��������� "The Turning Point" is a throbbing story of a struggle made by a financially ruined society  beauty to gain a living for "herself and her sister and  against moral ruin, threatened'by Old Rue who desires  her for her unusual charm and attractions.  ALSO A TWO-REEL COMEDY  "ROWDY ANN"  Shows 7:30 and 9:15    Prices 35c and.15c  Saturday, August 19th, 1922  TOM MIX ���������   *   ,"  'ROUGH DIAMOND"  in  ci  Shows 7:30 and'9;15  Prices 35c and 15c  Think of the home stores when you  want to purchase for cash. Dollars  spent at home will return to you daring the coming hard winter, but  those sent out of town go to pay the  taxes of some other community and  help build it up.. The lodal.merchant  is here for your convenience. Treat  him right and the town will prosper  for he has a way of putting all his  money back into the >, .business again  that makes it better for the local  purchaser. Buy at home and see Abbotsford grow.  . Mr. DesMazes of the Pioneer Store  s ever adding.to his^ already well-  stocked store, and in this issue is  calling attention to his winter dry  joods. Good goods at right prices is  ;lie motto of this store.  "Wedding bells wilt soon ring again,  30 Dame Rumor says.  Vancouver Market  The weather has continued dry dur  ing the past. week.-  Apples���������Supplies of Yellow Trans-  parents have increased in volume  with resultant lower prices. Prices  are about half of what they were a'  week ago.  Wenatchee, Chilliwack,. and the  Okanagan are the chief contributors.  Many Wenatchee shipments have  failed to pass inspection due to infes-.  tation with Codling Moth and have  been refused entry. Pears from "the  same source have come to grief from  the same cause.  Cherries���������A few "sweets" are still  in evidence and go out readily at  prices as listed. "Sours" are in  light supply being mostly Olivets and  Morellos.  Apricots���������This is the flush of the  season and all houses appear to be  handling large quantities'. The price  has dropped somewhat during the  week the general level being about  $1.35 as against $1.50 last week.  There is not much to be said against  the quality. Wenatchee is a heavy-  contributor to the supply.  Peaches���������The supply is increasing  rapidly, Wenatchee again being the  chief source of supply and largely  displacing the California product.  Prices have remained at practically  the same level as that of last week.  Tomatoes���������There has been a heavy  decline in the price of this product;  Sales were made today as low as  $1.25. This hothouse product has  declined correspondingly the price  now being $2.50 as against $4.00    a  week ago. ���������  New Potatoes���������Slightly lower than  last week. Practically no stocks are  carried, dealers buying as their needs  arise.  Carrots, Beets, and Turnips���������Have  fallen to lower, levels.   The. bunched  stuff has been largely   displaced by  the maturer sacked stock all of which"  is produced locally.  Cucumbers, Egg Plant and Peppers  ���������Show a wide range of prices varying according to size and quality.  Movement is very sluggish.  Eggs���������Remain at last week's level.  The market.seems to. have got Into a  rut and cannot be moved.  Poultry is unchanged, the supply  still being heavy enough to compel  storage.  ' Veal and hogs���������Are also unchanged.  Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Morgan are  leaving for Mr. Morgan's old home in  Kentucky, and on Friday evening  they were given a farewell at the  home of Mr. and Mrs'. Malcolm McGillivray at Huntingdon.  b .  The contract fo:r the new school  addition wil be let tomorrow and it  is expected that the trustees will  hear from Victoria at the beginning  of the week. It is understood that  there are several local contractors  who are after the job. While the local  board will make recommendations  the department at Victoria has,( the  final say.  Oarsmen in the eaiiy days of the  English university boat races rowed  in top hats.  iff  w  I  ���������W  m  m  M  m  ,:!  ft  i  .41  itif  . u  'V  &  m  a  '���������IS

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