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 *b\tnj$u  >o  VoIJXXIV., No. 12.  t-1 *t l ������  */ ^Ofri'* 'cli is inGorporaSd "The Huntingdon Star"  ���������*--,��������� ^tv I"' ' ' -*'^ ��������� "  '^���������.,     ^      "        AUKaI.J'a.vI       11     'r"^.1-ri<i/-ln'-tr      AtKfllcl    A  .   1099  * | We are offering;at a discount the Stock of Mil  Ifiiery recently   iniixhasetlv/iiroim' Mrs.   Phillips.  I^ow is ^qiuUi^ ,,    ^    ;  iWatch tho "'grmyifi>"W'6ur>/MiliincrV .Depart-"  menl. a  ijiarii'iorw'i'iKmo jtfiu *������������ DesMAZES  ENJOYABLE LIBERAL PICNIC  -     :*       " AT  SUMAS  LAKE  ln-'the neighborhood of twenty-five  persons from Abbotsford attended  the f-iiberal picnic at Sumas Lake oh  -\X^aflflaar1(l ir        rPhfl   nortv   in /ii ii A cA     7WV  The party included, Mr,  McCrimmon," Mr. ��������� and  Wednesday  and'.Mrs. R.  'Mrs.iTracey, Mr. and Mrs.'Whitchelo,  Mr.-Angus Campbell and J., Fraser.  There was( a very large representative  attendance fbm the 'varied point's of  the galley, and a-'most pleasant time  was-jexperiehced. .Speeches were given by Elgin'Muhro;_M..P. and " Hon.  .E. D. Barrow. The -chief attraction  of the day was the trip up the canal  ,in launches', MrvSiriclair, Engineer of  the dyking work and MrSbuncan,7vthe  contractor spared no eff$rTi& making"  the^farraingements complete^ ffor^the"  trip* and apart from tlie.7pi'easure  conyeyed, the expedition was a"revelation, to many as to the amount -. of  wor^v which , .has been .- ���������_accomp,lised  the success1 of-,same.-??���������   -  .*���������-.    -.���������  BOARD OF DIRECTORS   ������* '<���������  HOLDS BUSINESS MEETING  and  ''MIRACLE  v'GIRL".  -..SCORES'  HEAVILY  'Betty Compson scores.iieavily^ in  her- latest Paramount starring vehicle,- "The Green Temptation," .showing Saturday, August 12th, at the  Abbotsford Theatre. Miss Cc-inpsnn  proves herself a star of many well-  developed talents. She portrays a  versatile, role of a woman .whose life  undergoes two-big,-'vital transitions.  She' has three names in the picture  and in reality, portrays three different  characterizations.  First, she is >the' typical French  Apache who loves the "game" and is  oneof the notorious female crooks in  .Paris; then the theatrical dancer, the  idol of the French capital, and during, and after the war, the broad-vis-  ioned woman, whose complete regeneration has been brought about by  the" tragedies and horrors of the conflict.     "  Theodore Kosloff, noted Russian  dancer and screen actor, plays the  heavy role���������the Apache���������Gaspard.  Mahlon Hamilton is"leading man and  others of note such as Edward Burns,  Neely'Edwards, Mary Thurman    and  At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the M-S-A- Hospital held in  the Bank of Montreal Chambers on  Thursday evening the resignation of  S. D. Trethewey as a member, of the  Board was accepted, and Mr. T. Bennett was appointed in his place. General" business and passing of,accounts  occupied the attention of the meeting. ,  The Board wish to call to the attentions thepublic and.all those interested, .that the sum of $5.00 must  be paid annually by those wishing to  have a'vote,at the regular annual  vmeeting-held* in.,the last week of-February' each year.',. This'.amount'is Ho  be paid'to.^the s������cretary not later  than twe"weSks''before'this meeting:  All subscribers, who have paid  $100.00 or moire < have become life  members ^: aiid.'Jtherefore.-always have:  a. vote ,at. /the ^annual, meeting. ��������� The  members "of ,the''Hospital'.Board wish  to sincerely thank all who helped in  fighting bush fires-near the hospital  .on July ;'28thand 29th.-  ' -  ./PRE-COOLED BERRIES  . The retail trade are beginning to  i.clice the advantage derived in keeping quality by usingi pre-cooled ber-  ii"s. They stand up much better  than those shipped L.C.L. Growers  going to the expense of, pre-cboling  should stamp in large letters at the  end of the crate the word "pre-cooled." This would distinguish between  berries pre-cooled and ordinary stock.  'We have noticed considerable sawdust on the top of the berries in  crates this year. At the peak,of the  season when berries are ^ ripe and  buyers are examining them the sawdust is often mistaken for the beginning of mould. In any case, sawdust  on berries is objectionable. Lids  should be better cleaned at the nii.ll.  Tt would still be better if planed lids  only were used.  I "   Abbotsford, B. .CMfriday, August 4, 1922.  ���������    -  ==:    kifliets-With  t::.p:JP0y,Meinhers  VICT.QR-J.Aj^uly^ 31 .���������Saturday,  'A'ugust,"l9, hasVjheen' fixed as' the  date on- which''thja. Cranbrook by-elec-  tlorf will, be heldC Nominations will  takep .lace.on Thursday, August 10,  While there .was no official confirmation of the'.abpvo.,dates forthcom-  ing'o'n Saturday^t is,understood'that,  they are those, decided upon by the  Government.  \:-?& , '  in fixing thevi|Uh as the election  dates' the Provincial Government  haj3 interjectediijL,, the arrangements  being made by/th'e Conservatives for  theiKforthcomirfg'provincial, convention an unwelcbixje but not unexpected feature.,. The'Convention at which  the provincial -^.Conservatives .will  meet at Vancouver;, will be held on'  August. 21,.22,'.^'3. . The election  coming on 'just^two days before' the  opening date for, .the convention ' will  occasion- muchV^jnconvenience to the  opposition part&sfarrangemerits', will'  necessitate. flie^/.-presence in Cran-  brook ' of .the*'*.c'onservative' . party  heads, especially-//the Conservative  leader,' Mr^W^.jBowser, K. C, and  will thereby -prevent'.them being iii  committee, meetings .'.at - which the  finals arrangerh^jats for the ��������� conven-,  tion will.be: mapde. v .The Cranbrook  delegation ofy^onservatives - named  to., attend Jlie^ipnventiqn willbe held  there 'for elec^Lan-'day/to, aid ,in the  battle in ,behalp!',6'f'the-party's candidate, Mr. N.-yA^VVallfnger, and "that  will, mean 'that^h'ey.Y"vvill .'not be able  -t������Tir.eachVfeliei-con������eh"tioniu,ntiI ,-a t-. the  earliest, the final,day's-sittings."V ';������������������.':  -j-^It'is just' asJ-'expected;','-'declared  Mr..Bowser on,'-.Saturday.. ���������l '.'The  Government's decision to hold, the.election on.the 19th ;;will .cause the  Conservatives much inconvenience in  regard to "our convention arrangements." , .  Mr. Bowser stated he would take  part in the Cranbrook campaign and  would be there until the morning of  election day, Avhen'- he would be  forced'to depart for the Coast to  arrive for the opening of the convan-  tion.  So far the major parties are    t.re  only ones to name candidates in the  Cranbrook contest and it    looks    at |  this time as if the fight would .be   al  straight party one.    There has' been!  in evidence in the riding a desire on.  the part of some elements to run in  independent candidate, but    so   ,far  none of that stripe-has    come    int<  view.  $1.00 Per Annum.  Betty  clever  Brice,  cast.,  make up an unusually  Mr. Conway.and family are leaving  Abbotsford' for Central- Park: Their  many friends here will wish them  success and happiness in their new  home.   .  The funeral of the infant daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. David Fraser was  held from their residence on Thursday, Rev. Wm. Robcr.son officiating.  Interment was made in  wood cemetery.  the   Hazel-  Miss Florence Roberts has been  spending her vacation camping at  Bo wen Island.   ,  In recognition of five years of active service, Sapper Ellis McMillan of  .the Royal Engineers', son of Thomas  McMillan, has recived two beautiful  medals from the war office in Chatam  England.   .  Last Friday evening in the Masonic Hall, Abbotsford Review, No. 20,  W. B. A. of the Maccabees gave their  first whist drive arid dance. The attendance ,was not large but an exceptionally good >tlme was enjoyed. The  following prizes which were given  were won by: Ladies' first, (pair silk  stockings) Mrs. P. Smith; gents' first.  (Waterman's fountain pen) Mir. Mitchell, Vancouver;-consolation, ladies',  (1 pound box of bon b'ons) Miss Vera  Hunt'; gents, (cork screw) Clark Tre-  theway.!;' ��������� ;Among the out - of town,  guests'were Mr. and-Mrs. R. P.,Petti-  piece, Mr. Mitchell and Mr. McAlpine  of Vancouver and Mrs.' Livingstone of  Langley  Prairie.  ��������� ��������� . -    ���������  Tenders have' now been called for  the re-modeling of ��������� the Abbotsford  School, and as, soon* as the contracts  have.been let the"work -will be commenced and rushed- to completion.  Mrs. Thompson of Orangeville, Ontario was the week-end visitor of  Mrs. Starr, Sr. of Sumas. . .  L'. , Mrs. Bryentonhas recived the sad  news.'of the death of. her mother, Mrs.  Low, which occurred in Regina last  week. Mrs.-Low was well known in  Abbotsford, and much regret is expressed ,at- her passing.  Mr. and Mrs. Hunt and family, accompanied by, Thelma Taylor,, motor-  ed-'.to :'White. ,RackUas.tCf.Sunday^..aiid  spent, the'.day.-'-';;-."'-v!"'!V- V-. "'-���������.- ���������.-'���������[ '  A very ^enjoyable'"surprise \ party  ���������wa*s takenHcthe home of.-Mr. B. E.'  Bladwhvlast Monday-evening. .  .Mrs. J. W. Wright and Mrs. G. R.  Wright, and'children have returned  home from camping at Cultus Lake.  .Mrs. McMillan is visiting her sister  Mrs. Gillis in Vancouver.  Mrs. Andrew Watson of Weyburn,  Saskatchewan, was. the guest of, Mrs.  G. F. 'Zeigler this' week.  Ocean Falls  Mr.    Albert  Mr.  James  Taylor of  is visiting his    brother,  Taylor.  Mrs. H. McKinnon and children  spent Thursday at Aldergrovc ".   -  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Reid and  little daughter of Vancouver are visiting friends in town.  ' Miss Verna Stinson has returned  from a pleasat holiday spent in Vancouver.  Margaret, George, Douglas and  Maude McGowan are enjoying a holiday at the home their aunt, Mrs.  Knox, of Vancouver. ���������  ' Mrs. J. Brydges has been the  guest of her mother in New Westminster, during the past two weeks'.  Dr. and Mrs. T. A. Swift and children left last week-end on an extended  holiday to Eastern Canada and the  States.' While away they will vi9it  their old home in Granby, Quebec.    -  Rev. Wm'. Robertson conducted a  well attended   service at   the   berry  ranch of Mr. M. Curtis lasf Sunday,  evening.      Mr.    Hutchins      was    in.  charge of the service in the Church in  Mr. Robertson's absence. ���������  -   ,  Mrs.' Batchelor of South Vancouver  was the recent guest of Mrs. Gilmour  'Snr- '  '   Mr. and Mrs. C. McCallum of Mis7  sion. City were visitors in town this  week and have gone    on    to    coast  CltlGS  ,Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie of-Mission  City spent Sunday at   the   home   of,  Mrs. G. F. Zeigler.       ������������������      :  Mrs. T. C. Cooganand family are  enjoving a holiday at Birch Bay.  Mrs. Woolgar was the.recent guest  of Mrs. C. McCallum of Mission City.  Miss B. Pratt was the guest of her ���������  bVoUierrMr: G.'F,���������>Pratt\6yer Sunday.,  Mrs. Woolgar has'gone to Vancou-,,  "    to visit "her "sister,'-.-Mrs.;Percy  ver  Edwards, and her,, aunt; Mrs: Thomp-  -' ^    ...  ��������� ,it������-V^-  S������ Mrs.' Hinchley on VictoriaVi^'the  guest'of her sister,'Mrs. Huggins. ...  Services will be held in St. Math-,  ew's Anglican Church' at ^bb^tS.f������r*d:  every Sunday night at 7: "   ""  Harding Priest, vicar.  30. Rev. A.  Mrs. J. E.'Stady has been enjoying  several weeks with friends in  Vancouver.  Mr. T. J. Cumberland and .wife  of Pincher Creek, Alta., motoring  home from the Postmasters'' convention, Vancouver, called on their  friend, Capt. Whitchelo. Mr.-Cumberland is "president of the Postmasters'  Association and was delighted wtih  his visit to the coast.  Mr. James Ta>   r of Ocean Falls is  the guest of his brother, Albert.    .���������  MORE MILES TO THE GALLON.  PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY  Highest testing gas in B. C  FAVORS]  SETTLEMENT   SCHEME  VICTORIA, July 29.���������Speaking  non-officially, E. C. Wade, K. C,  agent-general for British Columbia'  in London, strongly advocated'at-the  Rotary Club luncheon on Thursday,  the proposed scheme for the settlement of British soldiers and sailors  in this province.  It was a plan, said Mr. Wad,-,  similiar to those of pre-Confedera-  tion days by which Quebec was settled by- disbanded French troops,  Nova Scotia by British soldiers,' and  Ontario by the'United-Empire Loyalists. These settlement plans had  all been eminently successful in opening up and developing trie agricultural and other resources of these  Canadian provinces.  In the proposed "scheme the soldiers would be paid during the fir&t  three years as they were at the}  front. In that time they would be������  j learning the farming business, and  i they would be given 25 years in  which to pay back to the government  what they owed.  Despite various skeptical ass ir-  tions, Mr. Wade reaffirmed his belief in the great future of British Columbia as a prosperous agricultural  province.  Mr. F. J. R. Whitchelo attended  the Liberal pic-nic at Chilliwack this  week and reports it a very successful  affair.  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  Phone 53 or 25X  Girls'   Summer      Hats,  values to $1.50 for 50^  Girls' Summer Hats, to  $5.00 for   $1.00  Ladies' White Canvas  Boots,   values to   $5.50'-  for    $1.95  Men's Straw Hats, values to $4.50 for $1.50  SPECIAL  CLEARANCE  .PRICES  On Ladies' Middies,  Skirts, White Underwear, and all summer  lines.  Get our prices on  Linoleum  BUTTERICK PATTERNS FOR AUGUST  Miss Watson of the staff of F. J.  R. Whitchelo Limited, has returned  after a holiday of several weeks.  Reeve McCallum was in Vancouver  today.  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY" PAGE TWO,  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  .,   '���������-,���������������������������,1J        ���������'.   . -in���������a"~ ���������'=-=-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES", Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, AUGUST  4,  1922  thc  In   the   daily' despatches   we  tice that .there is  a vacancy on  railway board and that Premier Oliver's name is mentioned for the position or    chairman.    Premier    Oliver  did good work apparently at Ottawa  some weeks ago before the committee  which     investigated .   into     railway  rates, and has since become very enthusiastic in regard to the matter oi  railway  rates to  this* province  lrom  the east, and had many in the province irrespective    of   polities',    who  feel  that  Premier Oliver did  all   He  could" possibly   to   get   a   fair   rare  over the railways  for this province.  Recently publicly  he announced   he  intended  following  up    the    matter  and seeing' the grand finale brought  out iii' favor of the business interests  of British Columbia.in which also ht.  has  the backing  of many .who  feel  that business demands better freight  rates'to. the .coast  terminal   if  tins  province is to play its important'part  in the development of Pacific Coast  commerce, -  As-premier Mr. Oliver has placed  the matter pretty thoroughly before  the p.eople of the east, this paper is  of the opinion that as chairman of  the railway board this province  would fare well from the railway  board were Mr. Oliver a member ol  that  board.  There is ��������� always this side ot the  qupstion too that one may look at,:  and that- is that being a farmer for  many years" of his life -.Chairman-  John- Oliver of the Railway Board  would not be afraid of 'taking the  bull -by the horns' and' settling the  matter right there and'then'irrespective of what the 'bull', thought of it.  The bull might suffer but when u  was all" over he would have a chance1  to recuperate along new lines of busi-.  ness.        ���������       . '     ;        ���������  And then again, while the railway  board would have gained a valued  member there is no-question-about  it but the Liberals of the province  would" be able, to. fill the job of  premier to the satisfaction- of ' the  other' members of the .party . in the  province. His loss would undouot-  edly be felt for some .time, but t.ie  good work he has. carried on could  most probably be undertaken by  some-younger man. .  The suggestion to have Mr. OW-  ver" on the., board is surely a ���������good  oner and there, are many who would  like-to see the suggestion a reality.  (he slate law which prohibits one-arm  driving. "If 1 were that young lady,  1 would never go out driving with you  again. Anyone ought to know that it'  takes two arms'to, drive a car safely,  and two arms to hold a girl properly. Twenty-five 'dollars'."���������Kingston  Standard.  performed almost as though it wore  a mere courtesy. But as an old traveller hp new Very well what it meaiit  The words of brave men are simple  in a time of crisis,' and if ever thero  was a brave man;. Mr. Jenner w������v  one. His name in' honored: today.  'Greater love hath no man than th'c,  that a man lay down his,life for hih  friends.'   " ,  TKH PACIFIC'CHRAT   KASTKKV  PAY B. C. TAXES BY  AUG 1 OR PEN.VL1Y  article-  which  would  .   How  Elsewhere ' we    quote" an  from the Vancouver    World  regarding the P. G. E.    that  appear to be almost .inspired,  the writer of the article could. ever  convince" himself that ,he was on the  right track' when he' pened'the article  is  more  than, most . human    minds  will be able to fathom.    We consider  it cruelty to the readers of "that-pa-  .per that such a piece was ever penned';"'as"'there* is-nothing to    warrant  the: comparisons made.  It is hard for even the most sober  journals" to overcome the weakness'  for superlatives. "Here is the old  and reliable Toronto Globe stating  that Mr. Bracken "is only 39 years  old and" will be the youngest man  ever to be provincial premier, with  the exception of the late Sir Richard  McBride." : The fact is ' that some-,  thing like a score of provincial premiers in Canada have taken office at  39. or "younger. Among these Ontario furnished one, who is not altogether unknown in other -provinces  Edward 'Blake' was barely 38 when  he" formed .the.second.Ontario ministry oir the defeat of Sanfield Mcdonald. Mr. , Bracken is not even  the youngest premier that Manitoba  has known. Mr. Norquay was 37  when .he" formed his ministry.- Besides Sir- Richard McBride at least  two other premiers' of British Columbia,' Mr. Davie and Mr. Walkem  took office at 39 or 'younger. Sn  Joseph Chapleau became premier of  Quebec at 38. The late Mr. Justice  King was premier of New Brunswick  at 33 "and Mr. Blair at 39. Chief  Justice Sir Louis Davies was pit-  mier of his province when he was  only 31. Two of his successors, the  late Chief Justice Sullivan and the  late Mr. Fred Peters were respectively 3G and 39. For forty years  nop remier has taken office in Nova  Scotia over the age of 37. That was  the age of Sir John Thompson when  he became premier. Mr. Pipes was  32, Mr. Fielding and Mr. Murray 2o.  Mr. Walter Scott, the first premier  of Saskatchewan, took office at 3S.  We believe the list might be considerably extended.; These slight corrections are offered not for the purpose of making Mr. Bracken feel old  and discouraged,-but partly in the  Interests :of true history, and partly  tp warn they .-premier against indiscretions unbecoming to his years.���������  Province.  AH Eastern Canada was filled with  the uproar of the prophets of gloom  who foretold national disaster a? a  result of building the Canadian Pacific Railway. About 1879 the anvil  chorus was in full swing; ��������� Weste-js  Ontario was an alleged wilderness;'  the Prairies were unfit ' for human  habitation; British Columbia was a  sea of mountains; the rails of the  Canadian Pacific would - be two  streaks of rust leading nowhere; the  thing to do was'to abandon.,the project and salvage anything possible  from the wreck.  ,  Fortunately the bellowings of the  eastern Jeremiahs went unheeded.,  the Canadian Pacific was .pushed to  completion; there were several years  of anxiety; several emergency calls  on the government; but the result iy  the groat working and earning railway system which compares more  than favorably with any transportation  undertaking in the world.'  Then the Ontario government/commenced its Northern Ontario Railway. ' Here again was-cause for gr|.et  and ��������� desolation; the government  money was being spent In a hopeless  attempt to build a railway through -a.  desert, according to the wailings of  the gloom experts. .Now.that a great  mineral country and extensive tim-  'ber undertakings have been-developed by the Northern On'.ario Railway,  all parties in Ontario want th j rails  pushed through to Hudson Bay in the  confident belief that- great development and substantial commerce will  result.  Every colonization railway ever  built in North America has been pronounced' a failure.- Vanderbilt pick-  .ed up the New York Central lines for  a song. Huntingdon gave- nothing  for the Southern Pacific control. Har-  riman got the Union Pacific oh his  own terms. All the' other American  railway systems had their depths oi  despair. Then came population ' and  development and prosperty. ���������.  One can duplicate our provincial e>"  perience with the "Pacfic Great Eastern in-the history .of .any-'one.of the  successful railway systems in North  America today.- It is' no different, no  better, noworse than -the uniform  current of experiences with development-railways.  .  Just one thing is necessary to stait  the Pacific Great Eastern on the way  to prosperity,-and'that is through  operation .into the city of North Vancouver. Over.fifty per cent, of the  busness getting capacity of every  railroad depends "on -its ^ terminals.  The natural terminal of the Pacific.  Great Eastern .is on the north 'shore  of Burrard Inlet, with its, ample-harbor frontage and the local traffic 'of  North Vancouver city available for  immediate business. Within one .year  after Pacific ������.Great Eastern' trains  run through from North Vancouver  to Prince George'all doubt'as'to'the  usefulness of the railway will have  vanished; there will be public confidence in the success of. the undertaking.  This conclusion is based on a study  of all tho development and colonization railways on the continent. No  matter how scrawny an infant the  railway was, once it was given adequate terminal locations and facilities  success speedily followed. Bringing  the Pacific Great Eastern into the  North Vancouver, terminal will-bring  it into earning capacity; into development power for the immense area, of  country lying along its line, and into  public confidence. Nothing else-will  get the undertaking anywhere1' or  work any remedy. The. mode" of  filling the gap to give through connection with North Vancouver is  the one matter on which expert engineering is necessary. On the general success or failure of a railway  system on this continent, no expert  has been able to devise anything to  take the place of the natural terminal. In the Pacific Great Eastern instance, the natural terminal is North  Vancouver.���������World. 5r'. .  ' Provincial. ��������� taxpayers' who have  been' mailed noticesi for payment ,of  (axes prior to August 1, are remained that a one per cent, penalty wMl  be added, after' Monday unless these  ���������.ire paid. The policy'carried out by  the government is to allow two clear  months for payment after the notices  have, been mailed. Many of these  were sent through 'the mail at the  end of Many and are therefore duo  on or before Tuesday, August 1.  Proved   Capable  In Last Session  "WELL   SIZED-UP  Dispassionate .opinion ���������. coincides  with that of the New Jersey magistrate who reprimanded a young man  brought befpre.. him on    violation of  PRINTER ON S. S. <��������� v  EGYPT WAS A HERO  "It is hard to imagim? a more nobly impressive story or self-sacrifice  than that of the printer of th-3 steamship Egypt, Mr. G. W. Jenner who is  among the drowned," says the London Daily Mail.  "As, the liner was' sinking he noticed a woman without a life-bplt.He  immediately took his own off and  handed it to her with the remark,  "Here you are,.madam. This belt is  yours. I don't know how to swim,  but I will take my chance with the  others.' ' Without a thought of self ho.  gave us his hope of life.  "This splendid act of heroism   yas;  OTTAWA,   July 27.���������Wheru, election returns were all in last December it looked for a time a& though the  Conservativt party,    in    the ������������������ House  would-be small and ineffective,    and  the part it would be able to   play   a  minor one.    Its numbers were heavily reduced, and a    number    of    the  most aggressive Conservative    members���������men who would have been particularly usefull in opposition���������were  out of the House. ' But Mr. Meighoh  with the energy and    determination  which are    among    his    outstanding  characteristics,    gathered  his    little  band-around him and quickly inspired them with'much of his own spirit.  During the session which has closed,  while lie was no longer leader of the  Government, there   was    no one    to  challenge his leadership in the House  In aggressiveness,- watchfulness    and  intellectual' keenness,   and   all    tho  qualities of leadership, Mr. Meighen  has been supreme.  The Conservative    members    from  British Columbia have taken an outstanding part in the debates of    the  session.    It would be difficult to find  seven men in the House who are the  equal of Mr. Stevens, Tolmie-MacKel-  vie, McQuarrie, Ladner,    Clark   and  Dickie.   Mr. Stevens has long made a  prominent place for himself as a debater of the most ready type; well informed,'eloquent and   logical.        On  alb agricultural-.subjects Dr. Tolmie  has ho peer. "Mr. MacKelvie on the  fruit industry and Mr. McQuarrie on  the fisheries "and .General    Clark    on  military matters are ?.all-'.perfectly at  hbmeV-'whiletMr.'; ��������� La'dfoer'   and Mr:  Dickie   have,-'proved ;'<th'erhselves   extremely useful', on -/many -occasions.  There is no other province   that- can  can" compare with - British ��������� Columbia  in the general all around versality of  its representatives: and'' they ��������� have  proved a tower of ��������� ��������� strength    to Mr.  Meighen in the House. '   -  Every- measure' thatr- the Conser.va^  tiv.e members from British Columbia  have advocated in the- House���������and  indeed in regard to .some on which  Liberals' and Conservatives thought  alike���������Mr. Meighen has taken an active part and an active interest in  \ furthering. British -Columbia has  ho better friend and no more effective advocate in all the:House - than  the leader of the Conservative party,  as he has proved time and again this  session, as in the past.  At-the very beginning of the session Mr. MacKelvie, -who was the  first-B.C. member to speak on tht  ''address" outlined in very comprehensive fashion the' 'peculiar problems of the province,' and took occasion^ to, tell the Progressives very  plainly where the province stood on  the tariff, in order' that they might  not be deluded into supposing that  all the' agriculturists of Canada held  -the. same opinion as so many of them  on the prairies. He warned them, in  what proved a very prophetic mariner, that when the session-ended they  would take home ��������� very little  if they depended on what the Government and put into the mouth of li's  ���������Excellency in'the speech from the  throne. There are .none who now  reccgize this more "completely than  the Progressives themselves.  The manner in which the orcharding interests of British Columbia  have been fought for by the Conservative,party has been a feature of  this session; and it ymust be said  that in this respect they received the  support of Mr. McBride and' Neil,  although both voted tot thej-epeat  of the dumping clause. When the  tariff came down there was very little indication that the Minister of Finance had had any regard to the  welfare of the industry; as he proposed to do away with! the measure of  protection from the United States  !dumping'which it had enjoyed. This  ���������was fought persistently by the mem-  jbers'of the Opposition, and eventually some changes were made in the  Customs Act which placed in the  hands of the Minister of Customs the  power to deal with the tariff pretty  :much as he may see fit. This power  was assumed with the express intention of applying it to dumping and  was a sort of ruse for saving the face  of the Minister of Finance who had  himself refused to retain' the wise  provisions put in the Act by the late  administration; but it is not so quick-  Telephone Signs on  the Highway  Convenience In vacation-days is made possible by  the telephone. The telephone shield siftn along the  highways menus that anxieties can be eliminated,  changed' plans made known, emergencies moi������  quickly relieved. It is symbol of assurance to the  niotoilst, and he may rely on It day and night. In  our rural offices, a telephone booth has been placed  outside so that it is always convenient for people  travelling to put in a call.  British Columbia Telephone  AND  STUART MOTORS  Chevrolet and Nash Agents  Mission City, B. C.  ly effective as the former provision  and- is as Mr. Meighen pointed out,  "protection  personified."  VANCOUVER PRODUCE  Vancouver, July 26th, 1922.  The weather continues dry.  , .Cherries. There ��������� was a comple'o  i reversal of conditions during the last  seven -days. The period opened with  the market heavily loaded and consequently low prices. Monday found  the market practically bare with a  strong enquiry from retailers. Supplies since then have been very ligiit  and Lamberts have sold as high as  $3.50 for 4-bskt. crates. Bings are  over.  The movement of Sours as yet has'  hardly developed. A small shipment  of Morellos from the Okanagan went  to the trade yesterday at $2:50 per 4-  bskt. crate. A few Olivets , from  Abbotsford went at $1.00 per 8 to  10-lb. box.  Raspberries. The market on this  berry is' very steady under light/supplies,' most of them moving out at  $2.00 and $2.50.  Currants of all colors are very difficult to find on the Row. It is saio  the Blacks the bringing 14<J at the  canners. This is very attractive  when compared with what could be  obtained on the Row, and no doubt  accounts' for the short supply.  Field Tomatoes. The Okanagan  product has made its advent on the  market during the week and, is now  selling at $2.25 per 4-bskt, crate.  Hothouse stock is    generally quoted  at $4.00.  Loganberries, Blackcaps and  Blackberries maitain their prices. The  demand is light,  but fortunately so  are the supplies.  Apricots are dominating the strtct  this week. Supplies are from Wenatchee and the Okanagan, Generally  the quality is good. The price is  very attractive and the fruit is moving out in a fairly satisfactory manner. This fruit appears to be a favorite with the housewife for canning-  purposes.  .   Apples;   Wenatchee    Duchess' are  Alex/ S, Dancan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. CatHerwood Building  Phone 8001 P. 6. Box "fee'   L  MISSION GITYiB. C.  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director   ���������  AGENT' -FOB������- EBAD8TQNB8,;  Phone Connection. Mission City  ' Wm. Atkiftikdn ,  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock ;Sp������cialiBt.'j>w..  23 years among the Stockmen 'of  the   %aser Valley..; Y'^m^'^iiin-i^ir','  .with. me,dlfterent breeds  of live  Sock and tfceiir values..-  Address  all^ <MmmunicationiB   to  Box & ChillSwack, B. &  now in and sell  "at   $3.50." "Yellow  Transparentsseli;rr6nr-f3;00 to $3.50  according to quality.   'Supplies of the;:  later variety come from Washingt0Pv;  Chilliwack'and "the Okanagan.  New Potatoes. Growers' are still -  obtaining'from $34.00 to $36.00 delivf;  ered.for local.^tock. Vernon quotes'  $30.00' PTOiBr^tnere.":'"--"~ ;' '"'*   ''' <tJJ>  THK ABBOTSFORD POST,,  PAGE THREB  A. E. HUMPHREY  B.C.   Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer v  Room  6- Hart   Block,   Chilliwack  Bqx    423.^' CHILLIWACK  BARRISTERS and  ^SOLICITORS..  OPEN   EVERY   FJHDAY  ABDO'ISFQRl),   B.   O.  AUN M. BROKOVSKI  !' '  AUCTIONEER and  ��������� VALUATOR  Auction Sates Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Specialty  P. .0.,Box 94- ;  wonderful throughout but in and  in and around-Yellowstone Park,one  must see rbr-themselves to understand.  The elevation throughout the Park  averages 8000 ft. above sea level and  the highest altitude by motor is 8POO  ft. and while comfortable'during tho  day one requires double the amount  of quilts and blankets over them at  night���������that keeps you comfortable  in Mission City in deep ' winter���������to  keep them warm.  ,The geysers and- terrace formations  are very beautiful and "while changes  occur as time passes' the coloring in  some of. the    pools   and      terraces  (which on some of-the views offered  ?ov sale are high, does not'  do justice  co the reality), and when - the large  search light from1 the top of the hotel  s turned on Old Faithful, as one of  the largest geysers is called, when it  .s blowing off at-night, you see a pic-  .ure that, is indeed    worth a long trip  '.o see.    This geyser is fairly regular  in its activity and about , every seventy minutes an explosion    is looked  for andvaries'-but a few minutos. An-  jther (The Giant) geyser only blows  iff,about every,week but varies considerably.   ' '" . "    '���������        '  Some that were activo In past  /ears are now' extinct or semi-dor-  nant, but the whole area looks as  hough tho lid might be blown off  onie day, when pressure was, raised a  ittle'higher.   ��������� , ���������",  Another particularly interesting  dace at tho Park is Canyon Camp.  Vhe great Canyon makes one dixzy to  ook into its depths but may be view-  id from many places with perfect  safety. I am almost afraid to tell  he fish 1 caught for fear my reputa-  ion might suffer but a portion of two  lays was spent in this way and .not  without  results. . , '  With kind regards and best- wishes  ������ Sincerely  yours,  J. B. MILLER  MOTOIl JjONC! WAV TO  IIHAOH    TOItONTO  A Hint to the Wise  If you are contemplating,any  painting or inside decorating,"  don't be fooled by    offers of a  '-"cheap' job." Any painter who  makes' you a proposition of this  'kind; is"'''dishonest,, to,.- you ;and  ��������� ''ruining"., his .'" own V:'rapu'ta-  ���������s tioh. Good reliable materials,  combined ' with-;- good workmanship    are    the"     cheapest'  j:e.partqn  I ABBOTSFORD, vB. ;C.:  Motors Across  Mountains  (From the Fraser Valley Record)  ' On a motor trip from Vancouver  ti Toronto,'Mr. and Mrs. .I.B. Millar  of Mission City, B. C, formerly of  Toronto, , crossed four- mountain  ranges���������the Rockies, the Cascades,  the Bitter Root, and the ."Olympians  and passed through ten States of the  Union���������Washington,' Idaho, Mor-  tana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana  and Michigan. ��������� Coming- 'through  Yellowstone Park, six mountain summits, ranging from 8,000 to 8,600  feet, had to be crossed, the road- in  some cases winding around the  mountain twico,{,.  Interviewed by The, Globe Saturday, Mr. Mi Her, said the he. had found  miles of jiavcdi rVad and that the  grading on tho/mountain roads was  excellent. Roads were good for tiie  whole distance with one or two exceptions. .Arriving at a place <">0  niiles 'cast of Hillings, Montana, 24  hours after a'.cloudburst, he found  that the road'was quite impassable,  due to the energetic way -in which  the peoplohad turned in to repair  the damage'. The road Mr. Miller followed lor tho -greater part of the  distance was the .Yellowstone Trail;  Leaving Yellowstone Park was ' a  road which made-a drop of 1,600  without advancing .'much more than  -half a mile. During the,whole trip,  which took-30 days, Mr. Miller reports but one niishap���������a puncture.  On a side trip to Miles City, Montana, M'r. aiuLMrs. Miller witnessel a  Fourth of  July round-up,  where    a  carload of wild steers figured in tho  day's activities.  Mr. Miller said that he had met a  great many motorists on the road  who were camping out. A number  of places were providing camping  areas, which they advertised far and  wide. Touring.mbtorists stopping at  these places had the free use of ,hot  and cold water, and in some cases  even tubs were included. ,Many families were travelling in this fashion  to the Pacific Coast.  Mr. and Mrs. Miller expect to remain in the city until October, staying with Mrs. ,Miller's sister, -Mrs.  Dame, on Wellesley street.���������Toronto  Globe.       '  WILL TAKE OVER  THE ROD" AND GUN  A MEMORIAL TO A GREAT EXPLORER  ' iMine host C. S. Cook of the Royal  Hotel . intends leaving Chilliwack  shortly for Vancouver Island. Mr'.  Cook has secured a long lease on  the,"Rod-and Gun" hotel, at Parks-  vine at the junction of the Alberni  and Courtenay roads on the famous  Island highway. He intends taking  over the new hotel on August' lst  and will be leaving Chilliwack within  the next ten days. The Rod and Gun  is a' popular tourist hotel on the famous Georgian Circuit,' it has some  .22 rooms and nice grounds"adjoining  with tennis lawns, etc. A very fine  sandy bathing beach is close to ,the  hotel and the well known Qualicum  Beach summer resort only a few  miles distant. Fishing and hunting  are reported-exceedingly good in the  district.  ��������� Mr. Cook has operated the Royal  Hotel for the past' three years. He  has done much to make - the ��������� house  popular with the travelling - public  and many in Chilliwack 'will regret  his departure.���������Progress.  THE SEASONS  C. P. R. .COMPANY ,  HELPS OUT CITY  ���������.' Mr. J. B. Miller-writes the'Fraser  -Valley-Record from -Brighton, Ont.,  July 2.6th, 1922:  -- Dear Mr. Editor:  ' On arrival'here-T- thought -Vou-  -might ,be interested to know how" our  trip came but across the continent Ly  motor. -. '  We have decided it is the only way.  to see the country.  ��������� - Leaving Mission- City on the morning of June    17th,    we    crossed    at  ��������� Sumas abbrrt 11 a. m. and four weeks  later'on Saturday evening at 6 p. m.  we crossed:from Detroit to-Windsor.  -having covered 3600 miles including  side trips, and consumed" 164 gal. of  i gas,  costing, $54.63:.    , <  The route lay across , Washington,  Idaho", Montana,, with a .detour, into  ��������� Yellowstone Park, which- , is in Wyoming," then,   back    into-." ' 1 Montana,.  through North    and    South    Dakota,  Minnesota, Wisconsin/the    northern*  ' part of' Indiana and Michigan.  The trip .through the nioutains was  ' a" wonderful relevation and.corrected  manjr-o'f-the ideas we had'of ��������� moun  " tain .roads..  ��������� Some of the" finest roads  we wei'e over-were''in    the mountain  sections, a good deal of pavement and  through the Cascade! mountains' the  car will travel on "high through the  whole'distance, in 'fact   only   about  " twice ron'the   whole, trip were    the  " climbing qualities of the car tested to  -���������;any-extent.   'TJve week, spent in'   and  ' around. YellowsloiiJ >. P:u;k was won-  "derful, and I can recommend this    to  ' our-Mission ,and district friends,    as  a summer'outing "district, as-i made  the trip' to the.Park in exactly.a week  and not    hard  .driving,    with    good  roads."   With-two drivers  to change  in the-party,-it"- could   be   made   in  three-or.,'fpur days.  My total" expense for the trip on  repairs'was,.one. tube vlucanized, 50<f  and-replacing .one bolt, 80tf. As you  know T-was driving a -Master Four  Special  McLaughlin.  We attempted no .camping but  " made -hotels .every night. Mostly  first clas^ but met many camping  tourist-parties,-, and good grounds and  conveniences are provided at almost  all towns' and -cities''in the route.  We met many tourists, some Canadians',' and one party going from Toronto to Vancouver were passed some  ".where near Billings, Montana. About  nin.ety per cent, of drivers are careful but once.'.and a while- a spned  -artist is met. ' We" met at the Hotel  in Wallace;. Idaho,:- a . tfarty from  Seattle.'(Mr. ..and Mrs. - Shea and  daughter, Ruth) with whom we toured Yellowstone Park, and we parted  with sincere, regret, as we again started east; and they on their way to the  Shores of the Pacific.  The scenery along    the route    is  ��������� COQUITLAM, July 29.���������The Canadian Pacific Railway paid' $16,000  in taxes'this- morning to ��������� the city  treasurer. This is on , the-basis' of  ordinary' taxation: .and is ��������� the first  paid-since the expiry of" the flat rate.  SIXTY REGISTER FOR  PRAIRIE HARVEST  - ��������� NEW WESTMINSTER, July 31.  ���������^Sixty men-have registered at . the  Government Employment Bureau  here as harvesters��������� for the Prairies.  To get the reduced fare,of $10 to Ed.  monton and Calgary and a half-a-  cent a mile.^beyond1 that, men ��������� must  be .registered at the labor bureau,  and will be shipped away in order of  registration. ��������� The-shipments of men  from-New ��������� Westminster .will be made  from August 14 to 24. The minimum  wages paid per day will be [ $3 for  harvesters and $4 for threshers.  APPOINTED     FOR  COLUMBIA VALLEY  MENTION of the name of David  Thompson  would convey  little-  meaning   to   the- average  Canadian,'  and .yet no one did more in his day  to,open up new .trade routes through  -the ^hitherto unknown defiles of the  Canadian    Rockies    and    to    apply  scientific  map  making  to  the  geographical  exploration  of  the  West.  His day-was over a hundred years  ago,  when   the   trade. of   the  West  was'entirely a,fur trade and almost  -entirely-:in' the hands of two great  Companies, the Hudson's Bay Company, with headquarters in England,  and the North-West Company, with  headquarters    in    Montreal.    David  Thompson was a charity school boy  who Vent  out   to   Canada   in   1784  at the age of fourteen years to take  service-' in-, the  Hudson's  Bay  Company.    Thirteen years later he joined the rival  North-West Company,  which offered him greater facilities  for survey and exploration. The first  trading post established by a white  -man West of the Rockies in what is  now known as British Columbia was  erected by David Thompson, on the  pi-ores of Lake Windermere, in July,  1807, and the opening up to civilization of the Columbia and Kootenay  Fivers was largely due to his enterprise  during  the  succeeding  years.  All this time he was making  sur-  vrvs  and supplying  the foundation  for   the  Government   and    railway  maps of to-day.   From 1816 to 1S26  ho was engaged by, the. British Government in  surveying and  defining  the boundary  line between  Canada  and the United States from Lower  Canada' to the Lake of the Woods  At the age of eighty-seven he died  in  poverty  at  Montreal,  where  his  * remains lie buried without a monument * Mount Royal Cemetery. Ye  so   accurate   were  to*���������>g* ra"d  surveys that when in 1857 the Canadian  Government  desired   to   publish a map of Western Canada, they  had to fall back on the map  made  by David Thompson in 1813.       '  > While he was engaged asa.lur  trader, says his biographer, Mr. J.  B Tyrrell, Thompson travelled more  than   50,000   miles   in   canoes,   on  horseback,   and   on   foot   through  what' was then an unmapped coun-  HUNTINGDN, July 31.���������Mr. S.  J. Bates, Customs officer at Huntingdon, has been appointed to the Columbia Valley, near Cultus Lake,  where the new logging operations  have made* an excise office necessary.  It rains from tho East, it rains from  ,     the West'  It rains from the South likc.h���������1.  It's the only place at   the   top of the  line  That rains from the North as well.  It falls in,drops, it falls in showers,  It comes down by the pail.  And when you think the rain is done  It stars to snow or hail.  You go to bed at night, in hope,  You rise up in dismay  The game old patter on the roof  The same old sodden grey.  But, bye and bye, the Spring comes  round, ,  The leaves come on the trees.  The grass comes peeking through the  ground.  The dirt that.falls from    the    spade  - and' the hoe  Is' a-cure' for every ill.  You soon forget the    rain    and    the  - enow,  And'all of the Winter's chill.  You get the scent'  of   the   growing *  - things  The potatoes and the corn:  It's like the breath,    the    sea    wind  brings  To the'man who is sailor born.  The garden things are growing fast. ���������  The flowers are out in bloom  The berries are getting ripe at last  They'll be ready for picking* soon.  July comes in, with its burning sun  The picking goes on apace  ,  We only pray,,,the mosquito's away.  li"or thirty days of grace.  Then August is here,    and . we " are  done  With his "nibs" and his biting ways:  The days grow short with the setting  . sun  And fill with a s'mokey haze.  September and October come,'  The year is getting old.  But,the days,are bright, with a'glorious light,  And the leaves all brown and gold:  Once more the winter   months come-  round   '    .  And it starts with ybuthfull jest.  Again we hear the .dripping.sound,   .  As it rains from the East' and' West. ,  It.comes- from the -South, in a flowing,.  From' the North the show will drive-  But don't forget,-in the "rain and "the  sleet  The springtime will arrive.  It rains from the East, it rains' from  the   West,  It rains from the South like h���������1.  But it's the only place to    the North .  of the line  That smells like Heaven, as well.  ���������Subscriber.-.  .o  1 . i .-.  j-   "j������-������   ������ifh stockade and bastions,* to be. erected ������n th������i  /Trading post and fort ot lnd.andays. ^^rhMon  built  Kootenai   House,   the  ohore of  Lake  Windermere,  B.C., near   wncre  i^u  lint tradine past  established  west of -the  Rockies. , t  try.   His ambition was to determine  and  delineate  the physical features  of the whole of North-Western America.   His surveys were not-merely  rough  sketches,. but   were   careful  traverses' made by a master .in the.  art, short courses being taken_ with  a   magnetic .compass,  the  variation,  of which was constantly determined,  distances   being   estimated . by    the  time taken to travel them, and the  whole   checked    by    numerous    astronomical observations for latitude,  and  longitude. _  "Typical  of him,"  says Mr. Tyrrell, "was his attitude towards the  trading of spirituous liquors to the  Indians.   He was a strong opponent  of  the liquor traffic; and  while  he  was in charge" of the western posts  no alcoholic liquor.s were allowed to  be   taken   to   them.-,. The-years  in  which Thompson  was-in, the/West:  were  perhaps. the   period  in  which  this debasing .trade was at its worst.,,  Rival   companies -were   vying   with  each other for the furs; and cheap  spirits were regarded by the traders  as the most profitable sort of barter.  Such, however, was not Thompsons  view.    He believed  that the use of  intoxicating  liquor  in trade  was a  short-sighted policy." ������     .  As a tribute to the work of David  Thompson, the Canadian Pacific  Railway and the Hudson's Bay Company are co-operating in the erection of a David Thompson Memorial,  Building on the shores of Lake  Windermere, close to the site of the  original trading post named Kootenai House which the explore  established in-.1807. '  This building will take the form  of a Hudson's Bay Fort with stockades and bastions and will be used  partly as a museum for local Indian  relics and antiquities, and partly as  a recreation hall for Lake Windermere Camp, an attractive summer  resort which has sprung up m that  neighborhood. The formal-opening  of this memorial building is being  arranged for September 1st, and  will be accompanied by an Indian  Pageant; -A number of historian*  and those interested in the early ex-  pfbration of the West are expected  to be present. .,.    ..���������..--  oncermng  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.  oncernin  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.  ;TES������ The Printer  ">  V_  ������J  Phone 6720  Hub Square  Mission City, B. C;  ���������.jmrnrnmimmsmm  #  IBMSgMMM^^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  -ILl'ISWJ  LET ME  Our meats, of all kinds, are now   kept in our  cold storage .plant. '   '��������� ��������������������������� ������������������  ��������� /���������  S. F. WHITE  B.   C.   Phono   41.  Farmers' Phone 1009  Abbotsford, B.C.  Fruit Situation  On The Prairies  The weather during the first part  of the week was rather cool and  cloudy and since weather of this  nature usually has a depressing effect upon the consumption of berries,  the market was not as brisk as would  otherwise have been tho case. However, at present it is fair and warm  and the week-end business will undoubtedly be somewhat brisker than  usual owing to the falling-ol'f" during  tho first couple of days. ' ''  Strawberries arc'about over, -only  an occasional crate being offered for  sale, and those are readily disposed  of.  A considerable quantity of L.C.L.  raspberries are being received each  day and in many cases these do not  open well, and in addition to being  sacrificed themselves they also have  an adverse effect ' upon the carlut  shipments.  Local vegetables of fine quality are  arriving on the market in increasing  quantities.  The,demand for sweet cherries is  very good. They are now about finished. - Sour cherries are coming in  very heavy and moving'slowly. Blackberries are also coming in very heavy  and not moving well at all. Black  Currants' are in good demand.' The  market is hungry for Red Currants,  but the supply is not available.  ���������  /The first shipment of corn arrived  on the 19th'from Westbank. Apples  are coming in-fairly good.  Calgary Whilesale Prices  Plums, Washington,-Fancy, per  case    - $3.50  -Peach boxes   2 50  Raspberries,   per crate   4.00  Blackberries, per crate-   3.50.  Ridgedale News'  Every man, woman and child is  busy grasping the rasps in this district. The Sims Boulevard, nightly,  presents a bevy of pretty girls donned  in' overalls, and they have a happy  knack of waking up the 'dead' bachelors.  Miss' Pearl" Case and .her sister  Leila are assisting Mrs. Mills whi'e  "Gip the Blood" Davis and "Lefty  Louie" case are helping Mr. Kelso.  A dance was given at Mr. Kelso's  hous'ol ast Saturday evening and  continued into the wee sma' hours.  "Turtle's Orchestra" supplied the  music.  Ralph Morris gave his pickers on  an outing on the. Fraser last Sunday,  going up to Sumas Lake to inspect  the government dykes.  Mr. E. W. Powell, of Hammond,  was a busines visitor here on Thursday afternoon last.  SI MP UK RULES FOR  HANI) SIGNALS  AESOP WAS ALL WRONG  FOX  CAN  CLIMJi  TREKS  Aesop was a wise old fable writer,  but when he wrote the fable of the  fox and the grapes, he had never  seen a Kentucy fox, nor had he seen  the picture, "In Old Kentucky," featuring Anita Stewart, which will be  shown at the Abbotsford Theatre on  Wednesday, August 9th. If he had  we never should have been indebted  to him for the fable which has" become  a  classic.    ��������� ,  For 'in Aesop's fable the fox could  not- quite reach the grapes, after  which he pulled the old saw that they  were' sour anyhow. If it had been a  Kentucky fox, lie would not have  stopped with just reaching for  grapes. I-le would have shinned up  the vine after them. For Kentucky  foxes actually climb. You will see  this done in the picture, " In Old  Kentucky," and it is an actual occur-  ance. Chased by dogs in a great fox  hunt, this fox takes refuge in the  lower limbs of a tree, to which lie  scrambles without much difficulty,  just out of reach of the hounds.  1. To signal your intention to stop,  extend the arm with the back of the  hand to the rear of the car. ���������  2. To signal your intention to turn  to the left, extend the arm and point  the first finger'to the left.  3. To turn completely around,  circle hand forward to indicate a  turn to be made to the right, and  backward to indicate turn to the left.  4. To signal your intention a>  back up, extend arm with palm to  rear and motion backward.  NORTHERN ALBERTA  POTATO  CROP  Investigation in the Edmonton District, particularly among- menders of  the Potato Growers' Association,  shows that about the'same a^roagtf is  planted this year as last. Ac best the  yield will not exceed 75 y.o. of last  year, and if rain does not come soon  it may not exceed 50 p.p. of the 1921  crop. Severity per cent.',of the planting is Wee M'acGregor "and Irish Cobbler, with Early Ohio loading in ;  remaining varieties. 'Local grown  new potatoes are offered this week  for the first time at 2^ per lb. at the  grower.  LEADING MAN MAKES  WHALE OF A CATCH  WINNIPEG  Winnipeg, July 2C, 1922  . Business is fairly brisk here this  past week, but the market was rathor  overloaded with B. C. Sweet Cherries  and still has too many, although  shipments should drop off now. A  very fine car of raspberries was received today from Hatzic, and I understand that this will likely be about  the last of the Raspberries on this  market this year. They have moved  very nicely all season, never arriving  in bad condition, und on account of  the shortage the market was ahv2y������s  ready to absorb them. The following are the car receipts since last I  wrote you. Imported���������Cars, 4  onions; 10 California deciduous  fruit; 7 apples; 1 potatoes; .1 peaches; 4 tomatoes;  1 pears.  British Columbia���������C cars cherries;  7 raspberries.  Ontario���������2 cars tomatoes. v  Imported   Fruits:  Cherries,  4-bskt. crates, Bings,  Lamberts and Windsors, $3.00  .  ���������;��������� to ......$4.00  Raspberries and Loganberries, 24  pts.  ..,....................;:....:   4.5 0  Ontario Fruit:  On of the biggest catches on record  is made in the Anita Stewart Production, "In Old Kentucky," and it is  no fish yarn either. Mahlon Hamilton, as leading man for Miss Stewart  'is fishing in a mountain stream. Not  being too expert with the rod, he'is  unable to place his catch, and the  hook goes through Miss' Stewart's  dress. She is partly hidden by bushes  and he thinks he has the biggest trout  on record 'till she protests against his  trving to pull her from the rock on  which she is standing, into the water.  This great American classic will be  shown at the Abbotsford Theatre on  Wednesday,  August  9th.  REGINA  .   Mr. E. H. Barrett returned recently after spending a holiday   at   -the  coast.    ' , ,  ��������� Two cars American    Cots arrived  on the market this week and are selling at $2.40' to $2.60. Crops' are coming along fine and local showers were  had this week.    First mixed car from  the Okanagan out today   from    Kel-  owna, shipped by Geo. Rowcliffe, Ltd.  to  Grose &  Rowcliffe,  Ltd., Regina,  and will arrive Monday.   This coming  week will see express shipments about  over, the jobber will breath easier as  exnress shipments give more anxiety  than all the balance of    the    season  with freight.    On'the whole this market has done well on all   express except preserving cherries, the market  having been, filled previous with Ont.-'  6-qt.  baskets at a    slaughter    price  which will net the grower practically  nothing.  B. C. Gooseberries, 24s ............$3.0.0  B. C. Gooseberries, 24s, $2.50 to 3.00  B. C. Raspberries, Rfg. car, $4.25 -  to .,.:...���������:.:...:.;;^....v.���������������..^.-.v;<.5Q.  B.C. L.C.L. do., good stock ........ 4.25  . figure on your expert  PAINTING  PAPERHANGING  and  KALSOMING  and GENERAL ,  HOUSE 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 ��������� hoiibe  all furnished, Avoodshed, chicken  house, chickens, fruit^ bearing trees,  electric light. All fenced, in town.  Apply to Box1 120, Abbo.tsford, B. C.  v.- "    v   2-9-16-23*  FOR SALE���������Ford Car In good  running condition, $175.00. Apply  Abbotsford Garage and Machine Shop  MAIL  CONTRACT  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to  the Postmaster General," will.be received at Ottawa until-noon, on Friday, the 25th August,' 1922, for the  conveyance of his Majesty's Mails,  on a proposed " Contract -for' four  years, six times per week over the  Abbotsford Rural Route, No. 2, from  the lst January next.  Printed notices containing further  information as to conditions    of pro  posed Contract    may    be   seen    and  blank forms of Tender    may    be obtained at the Post Office of Abbotsford, B. C. ' :  ���������    District Superintendent  of Postal Service,,  .   -           J. F. MURRAY,  Acting District Superintendem.  District  Superintendent's- Office    --  Vancouver, B. C.   '  '  14th July,;' 1922.       -        "  NOTICE TOVi���������$&3SfcACTORS"  Abbotsford School  'SEALED TENDERS', superscribed  "Tender for Four Room addition to  Abbotsford School," will be received  Public Works up to 12 o'clock noon  of Friday the 11th day of August,  1922, for the erection and completion  of a Four Room addition to the present School House at Abbotsford, in  the Chilliwack Electoral District,  B. C.  Plans, Specifications, Contract, and  after the 31st day of July, -1922,-at  the Offices of the Government Agent,  Court House, Vancouver; J. McPhee,  Esq., Secretary to the School Board,  Abbotsford; or the Department ��������� of  Public Works, Victoria, S. C.  Intending TenderersVcan obtain one  copy of plans and specifications by  applying to the undersigned with " a  deposit of Ten Dollars C$10.00),  which will be refunded-on their return in good order.  The lowest or any tender not njc-  essarily accepted.       . -   ��������� ���������  i J\ PHILIP.  Public "forks' Engineer.  Public Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, July 25th, 1922.  J28, a4.  FIRST CAR   LOGANBERRIES  ^The-first straight car, of Loganberries arrived in Calgary on Monday  the 24 th July. The berries were picked in the right condition for-shipping  and arrived in good shape.'The trade  does not want the deep pint hallock  for Logans, and while^they contain a  trifle more berries than the 2-5 qt.  hallock, they do no show off the berries to advantage. >,The flat crate  would sell for more, and the berries  carry better. It is a: mistake to use  the deep pint hallock for Loganberries. -',  The pack would be greatly improved by facing. About 200 crates were  taken out of the car at Calgary, and  the balance sent further East.  your wife because she does not \van.t to bake  Bread these hot days, call up LEE'S GROCERY,  have your Bread delivered fresh   every day. ami  (ell her she is economical. .   .    ,      -    ,  r * , r ��������� ',  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  (feS9B*S2.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL, ESTATE���������Money to Loan oh flood Farm Mortgages  cCal  Abbotsford  ay���������o������a������������������  Wednesday, August 9th, 1922  ANITA STEWART in  "������������������;���������. \ /-.���������:    "IN OLD KENTUCKY" ,.\;. ..- >, ��������� .I;  The Biggest and Most. Spectacular Show of the Year.   A  'Thrilling Horse Race! .Feudist Battles!    Moonshiners   in  Gun fights!    Night Riders in daring chase!   and a host of  other thrills.: ' " ' ..'       ���������  Also a two.'reel Comedy "SALLY'S BLIGHTED CAREER"  Shows 7:30 and 9:15, Price 35c.       Children under 14, 15c  Saturday, August 12th, 1922  " :'��������� BETTY COMPSON in  "GREEN TEMPTATION"  DANCES���������more sensational than you   have   ever seen  before.   THRILLS���������-of the Paris underworld and the Jewelled ballrooms of Stfciety.     ROMANCE���������of   a   beautiful  dancing girl and her struggle to Love and Happiness.   ���������  Shows 7:30 and 9:15, Price 35c.       Children under 14, 15c  Local and Personal  CARD OF THANKS  Mr. D. Archie, Miss Herd and Mrp.  Roles beg to thank all friends for  their sympathy and floral tributes in  their recent bereavement.  EDMONTON LETTERGRAM  The weather continues dry in   this  section.    This will affect crop conditions adversely. Market conditions on  cherries and vegetables have improved since last week and these are now  mbying more freely.       Approximate  Wholesale prices are. follaws:  Biug Cherries, best ^:.............. ..$3 5<;  Raspberries, best, $3.50 to ........ 4.00  Blueberries, basket ...,.....;.......... 3.',0  Miss Thompson of Orangeville, Ontario, and her heice, Doris Thompson,  are visiting Mrs. G-. P. Zeigler.  Mr. and Mrs. It. J. Shortreed are  enjoying a holiday camping at Crescent Beach.  Mi: and Mrs. M. M. Shore motored  to Hope on Sunday on a fishing trip.  They were accompanied by tht.  Messrs. Weir.  Mrs. S. Bodlow and family have returned from camping at White Rock.  Walter, Allan-and Isabelle Mclnnes  are visiting their aunt,    Mrs.    Campbell, of New Westminster.        .  Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Daniels    spent  the week-end in Vancouver    and returned with a fine new Ford.  Rev. J. C. Alder conducted services in Mt .Lehman Church last Sunday.  Mrs. Sillington of Vancouver is  visiting her sister, Mrs. Stady.  Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Zeigler were -'recent visitors in Vancouver, where  they attended the re-uuion picnic of  residents of Vermillion, Alberta, and  met many friends.  Mr. and .Mrs. Win.-Coutts ���������arid family have   returned    from    a   holiday  'spent in Belllnghain,    White    Rock,  Ladner and Vancouver.  Miss' Gertrude Smith has returned  home from Monte Sano, Wash.  Mirs. Donald McKenzie is    visiting  Mrs. McDonald of New Westminster.  Mr. Neil McLeod of Port Hammond  spent the week-end at the   home   of  his sister, Mrs. Miller.  Mr. and Mrs'. Whitelaw of Clover-  'dale were the    recent guests of    Mr.  and Mrs. S. F. White.  Mrs. J. Stefans of Chillwack was  the week-end guest of her mother,  Mrs. H. Fraser.  Congratulations are being extended'  to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bayley upon.  the arrival of a baby girl, born at the  M-S-A- Hospital, last Saturday.  Mr.r Chas.. Tretheway is home from  Vancouver.  Mr. N. Authier of Los Angeles,  visited in town this week, although  accompanied by .his nurse. Mr.  Authier is improved in health, which  his many friends will - be glad to  know. ..-'  Master Percy Peele and Miss Vivian Peele motored from New Westnln  ster to Abbotsford last Sunday and  visited Mrs. Ralph Gilmour.    ' '  Mrs. Cleary of Pentieton, who has  been the guest of her daughter, Mrs.  R. DesMazes," during' the past six  months', has returned home.  Mr. and Mrs. A. McCallum and the  Misses Annie and Muriel McCallum  are spending a holiday in Vancouver.  The Abbotsford Band are planning  to hold a big dance oh the 11th of  August, and expect a record attendance and exceptionally good time. On  the 13 th the band will go to White  Rock to spend the day.  Mrs. Hartford of Vancouver was a  recent visitor at the.home of her sister, Mrs. Whitchelo.  Mr. A. M. King and family with  Mr. and Mrs. -R. Shortreed motored  to Bellingham recently.  Give  chance.  your   local  Buy at home.  merchants   a  n  pi-t  ^,var������, .g������^3igr������>4gasa.-wfr*-.aMrMa^^  ^.-aTy���������"v"--,:i>f'-J-a'T ���������vx'JtZy.'.t'. VftiJtr-jEJSltKW ^���������r.zrrt:*.?M1M#**(2X^*&i^TJ!Z2^\-?l?.-zJi  SSSS5&


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