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 w  I  if  if  I  lb  to  a?*  With which;-is-incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XXVI., No. 16.  ABBOTSFORD, FRIDAY, AUGUST 17,1923  $1.00 Per Annum.  The PIONEER STORE  ANYBODY CAN 'BUY BACON! !  :   We did our duty to our Customers when we bought so  that we can sell Bacon for lroin 30^ to" 35^ a lb..  .   OtheV lines are comparatively as cheap, owing   to   our  large turnover and skilful buying.  R. DesMAZES  AKROT8FOHI) AXI> WHATCOM  I-none   1G Whntcom   Road,  Tel.   23M  HAPPILY WEDDED  F()Y:.JiiISTIOI{.  I JO   W>  Farmers 1912  District Exhibits for  Provincial Fall Fair  Market Conditions  on the Prairie  Distinct features at the Provincial  Exhibition, New Westminster, this  year will be the displays and exhibits' of field and orchard crops. The  unusual early harvest are combining  to "produce fruits, vegetables, grains  and roots of unusual quality. As the  fair is a month off the bulk of the  entries have not yet come in, nevertheless there are considerably more  entries in already than -at the same  time of any previous year, according  to D. E. McKenzie, manager.  The District Exhibit competition  is.-attracting more attention than usual, and there have... been received  from the Ravelstoke-Malakawa district. Central B. C, Kamloops, Lang-  ley, Surrey, Richmond, Burquitlam,  and Burnaby. There are five entries  in the District Fruit exhibit from  Penticton, Vernon, Summerland, Ke-  lowna and Burquitlam. ��������� Reports  have been received from the Okanag-  an. centres, stating that the fruit  crops are' very good this year, and  the fruit is of excellent quality.  These conditions will increase the  volume of the displays quite considerably.  "The association has added another  competition to their list this year,  namely, the Individual Farm Produce competition. To compete the  exhibitor must include in his exhibit  four different kinds of field crops,  eight different kinds of garden vegetables, four different kinds of fruit  either fresh, preserved, canned  dried or jellied, and any two of the  following, viz., cured meat, dressed  poultry, eggs, cheese or butter. The  keen rivalry between farmers and  the large prizes are enticing a large  number of entries, one from as far  off  as  the Arrow Lakes.  The Markets' Comissioner has just  returned from a brief visit to prairie  points' as far east as .Winnipeg, including Edmonton, Saskatoon, Re-  gina.  He finds that the market is very  heavy to American soft fruit and apples, so much so that the early B. C.  offerings' are not interesting the jobbers to any extent. Selling F. O. B.  shipping point in B. C. is found to be  almost impossible and rollers unsold  is open for bids from competitive jobbers and there is no health, in this  state  of  affairs.  We consider that the only way.to  stapilize prices is to sell on an F. O.  3. shipping point basis. Unfortunately those not selling through the union are-a disturbing-factor against a  strict F. O. B. shipping point deal  and it seems that some attention will  be needed to remove this dififculty.  The Washington market is very  heavy and tho agents of shippers  from there are very, active trying to  force themselves on the prairie market. One firm's representative could  not get a broker to handle his wares  and is threatening to sell direct to  the retail  trade.  WEEK Itf  CALGARY  is    slightly  Business is  SASKATOON MARKETS  Saskatoon, Sask., Aug. 8.��������� The  prospects are very bright for a bumper crop of all kinds of garden vegetables^ Local growers are supplying  the local demand. There are very  few vegetables be'ing sold by either  wholesale or retail trade. Fine new  potatoes arc procurable by the consuming public at 75 cents per bushel.  Last Saturday morning saw the  Hearing up of a considerable quantify of over-ripe plums, apricots and  tomatoes' at job prices, this was par-  licularly noticeable in Ontario tomatoes in 11 quart baskets, the former  price of $3.25 per basket dropped 75  cents to $1.25 per basket according  to condition. These baskets are too  frail to satisfactorily carry fruit that  distance without bruising.  , Weather, this week  'warmer, with less rain,  still very slow.  Local . Blackberries from . B. C.  are crowding the nrarkec, only a  .limited supply is demanded. P>'eies  have slumped on account of over-  supply and there is little chance of it  improving this season.  Local vegetables of good quality are  being peddled from house to house  by Chinese pedlers. Only fancy B.  C  vegetables 'are in demand.  Raspberries are about past. Many  inferior varieties of peach plums are  a drug on the market,which has been  supplied for over a month with fancy  plums' from California and Washington.  A car of peaches arrived here on  consignment from Yakima this week.  They are being sold retail at; 95<J a  crate. Tip's i>a������ ^"moralized the  peach market for B. C. fv   : .^,i^  It is regrettable that an embargo  is not placed on all imported fruit  c a kind that B. C. has more than  si fficient for prairie markets.  All "Saints'; Church, Vancouver, wn>  ihe scene of a very pretty wedding  on Wednesday4evening, August Sth,  Rev. 6. J. NuWe, officiating, when  .Louise, 'daughter of Mr. and Mrs  .Ohas. Lister, of Vancouver, became  the bride of George Foy, of Poplar.  Abbotsford.  . The bride who'was given in marriage .by her" father, entered the  church to the strains-of Lohengrin's  wedding .march, played by Miss K.  Heaps.  The bride looked charming in a  gown of broche silk and silver rad  ium lace with veil embroidered with  iovors' knots andd' held in place by  sprays of orange blossoms. She carried a boquet of'Ophelia roses.    ,  The bridesmaid-, Miss Bessie Downey, was attired in mauve crepe de  chene. y/ith large grey picture ha\.  and carried a boquet of white and  mauve sweet peas.'  Ethel Dickinson and Margery  Robinson, as flower girls, wore Kate  Greenaway frocks of white silk and  carried boquets of mauve and white  sweet  peas.  The groom was supported by Mr.  Henry Vincent; Messrs. H. Prier, J.  Baitershy and A. Blackman fulfilled  the 6. ii tics of ushers. 'During 'he  sifrinin,'.! of the "register, '"'-VI1 Joy  Ue Thine" was sung by Miss Constance Heaps'."   .���������'������������������''  The church was; prettily decorated  for the occasion, the alter being  ..banked with masses of white carnation's,' phlox and"sweet''peas.- After..th>.  ceremony a reception was held' in the  school room of the church where the-  guests were received by the bride's  mother, who was becomingly gowned  in brown-velvet and paisley, with hat  to match.  The tables were tastefully arranged with pink and white sweet peas,  the bride's table being centered with  the three-tier wedding cake. The refreshments were in charge of Mrs. B.  Anderton, Mrs'. Martin and Mrs. F.  Therogood.  The groom's gift to the bride was  a necklace of pearls, to the bridesmaid a ruby ring, to the flower  girls, signet rings and to the grooms  man a stickpin.  Mr. and Mrs. Foy left on the'night  boat for Victoria, where the honeymoon will be spent. The bride travelled in a suit of navy blue tricotine,  with   grey hat. :,   !  Upon their return Mr. and 'Mrs'.  Foy will reside in Abbotsford where  Mr. Foy is very well known, and is  a member of the Abbotsford football  team.  Mrs. Sharp, formerly of Abbotsford, is leaving this week for her  home in Vancouver, after a week's  visit at  Mr.   A. .Murnro's  Mr. T.' Phillips has quit his job at  the mill and will leave for the prairies.  IMOACHLANI)    SWEET    POTATOES  The initial shipment of sweet potatoes from the Lake View Fruit  Farm, Peachland, H. H. hompson,  proprietor, was received in Calgary,  this week  by the Hudson Bay Co.  This is a vary early date for sweet  potatoes to be ready to ship. We had  a sample of them sent to this office  Ly Mr. Thompson, and find them of  excellent quality. The early variety  is named the "Okanagan Queen". It  should prove a popular seller being  on the market ahead of any Southern  grown Yams.  We understand that quite an acreage is planted to sweet potatoes in  the Osoyoos district this year. These  should find a ready market. TheAs-  sociated growers of Vernon will furn-  h'h full particulars as to quantity,  quality and time of shipment to all  intersted in distribution.  Mr.  and  Mrs.  H.  P.  Knoll  Bellingham on Thursday.  visited  Mrs. G. 15. Davis anji two children  of Vye Station visited Vancouver on  Thursday.  Mrs.Tolmie and Miss' Margaret La  Marshe have returned home from  visiting friends in Rosedale.  Mr. W. Irwin of 70 Mile House, B.  Or.and son Maurice, who have been  visiting'Mrs. Irwin, who is still in a  Seattle hospital, were the guests of  Mr. and Mrs. McGilivray, on their  way home.  Mr. W. Wnterston spent two days  at the Vancouver fair this week.  Mr. Percy Edwards of Vancouve/  visited Abbotsford during the week.  Miss Miller and Mrs. Oil lie of Olds  Alberta, who havo been visiting Mr.  and Mrs. C. L. Miller have returned  to their home. They were accompanied as far as Vancouver by Mr. and  Mrs. Miller, and daughter, who spent  the week end there.  Mr. and Mrs. Clive Little anc  family, of Edmonds, Wash., were the  recent guests of their brother and  sister, Mr. and Mrs'. Wm. Little, of  Abbotsford. On their return horn*  they were accompanied by Mr. Howard Little, who will spend' a holiday as their guest.   /  Mrs. W. J. Ware is visiting in  Vancouver.  A KM  YOU COMPUTING  AT TIIK   FALL  FAIR?  The s'venth annual Abbotsford-  Siunas exhibition will be held on  Thursday and Friday, September  20 and 21, which is not long in coming now. The president.says that it  looks as though the fair this year-  will be just as good as last year if  not better. Already a very large  number of the last year's exhibitors  have signified their intention of a-  gain entering for competition, and a  number of the new-comers are to do  their first competing in the district  this year. He bar. talked with many  who want to see 'the fair thi.-s year  much bigger and better than last  year,  which  of    course    was    good.  The prize lists are now published  and distributed throughout the district and already.-entries* have been  made.   ,  It is up to all who reside in this  district to help along the i'������?.ir for the  sake of the fact that it is your home  where you live and expect to live for  sometime. A good fair is a community booster and a commuity  builder. The open rivalry by neighbors, and the question decided by a  stranger who perhaps does not know  any of the competitors should give  results as to which is the best, be it  vegetable's, fruit, cows, horses or any  uf the many articles entered for competition. The satisfaction of being  the winner even' over your best  friend competitor, is worth putting a  -whole lot of vim into an exhibition  tjuch as is to be held on Sept. 20  and 21st.  Decide now what you are go.-ng to  do this, _year. Be a community  booster..  K1LGAKI)   NHWS  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Smith and two  children of Straiton are left homeless, by fire which completely destroyed their residence on Saturday  hist. Not a particle of clothing or  household effects' were saved, and  the supply of canned fruits stored  in the basement was also destroyed.  Tho origin of the fire is unknown, as  Mr. and Mrs'. Smith were away at  the time and upon returning home  late in the evening found everything in ashes'. Much sympathy is  felt for their loss as they were home-  steading and had experienced many  drawbacks in building a little homfc.  Valley Fall Fairs  \  Burquitlam Aug. 28-29  Chilliwack  Sept 4-7  Langley    '.  -Sept.   5  Surrey    :'.    SepiJ.   6  Whonnock      Sept.   25-26  Aldergrove   Sept. 25-26  Richmond   Sept. 26  Mission City,  Sept. 25,-26-27  Abbotsford     Sept.  20-21  Agassiz     Sept   19  Maple Ridge   Sept. 6-7  Matsqui   Sept.  18-19  Coquitlam       Sept.   6  CH1LLTAWACK  AFTER MORE  PAVED ROADS  : Mrs.-Tuck-.who has been-the guest  of her brother, Mr. Sumner.-fo)' the  past few weeks/sailed from Vancouver, for Victoria, and' will go from  there  to  Los  Angeles,   California.  Mrs.   A.   McCallum  Muriel   have   returned  Mr. and Mrs.    John .  Genoa Bay.    On    the  and   daughter  from   visiting  McCallum    of  return     trip  The municipal council has requested the department of public works  that an extension of approximately  seven-tenths of a mile in the paving  being done toward Sardis be made'  from the B. C. E. R. crossing to Hul-  berts Corner. The recommendation  is under the provision that the work  is not to cost any more than the rate  per mile under the' present; con tract  and that pavement for same will'be  under the same terms, i. e. 25 per  cent by the municipality and 75 per  cent, by the government. A delegation of residents from Sardis district  waited on the council with a petition  for the extension.���������Progress.  they spent a few days in Vancouver  where they were joined by Mr. A.'  McCallum.  Mrs.  E.    A.   Barrett    is  visiting  friends in Port Alberni, V. I.  amsB  \S  Girls' Straw Hats, values up to $2.00, on sale at 25$  Ladies' Middies, $2.95 values, to clear  $1.75  Ladies'. Black Cotton Stockings, to clear at 25$  Boys' Combination Ballbriggan Underwear, sizes 22 to 32  Short Sleeves and Knee Length, Reg. $1.25 To clear95$  GROCERY BULLKTIJf���������"  Sardines,  3 tins for  ....................... 25^  Parowax, 2 packages for  .. 85^  Cooking Onions. 6 lbs. for . ......................'. .25^  Pure Pickling Vinegar, per gallon 85^  Pickling Spices of all kinds, and fresh vegetables and fruit  Limited  ABBOTSFQRD'S ''STORE OF QUALITY"  00U*  .%&.&���������   ���������  MmmmmmmmmkmmmMmfflmmBmmmimMi&imiiBamm fllMHMIIirB-ITiM  ���������  m  ABBOTSFORD POST  ^���������^-Vm^ix-^^ij^U-Zi. "_**"  iHm TrfV''���������"JT'*' -*=-'*-  SESSSSSS-  Jhmrii.Mj p  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  ���������>.+*������:  '.T'-tt  FRIDAY,  AUG.  farad's  17,  192a  Some day the following item will  appear as a curiosity when looking  over the files of the British Columbian from which it was taken���������that  is when the people of British Columbia come to the true realization of  what a. valuable trade asset the people of this province have in the Fraser River for trade purposes, and  there will be two hundred passing  down the river instead of two ocean  going freighters doing business on  the Fraser River. It may be a long  time but it is sure to come. The following is the clipping:  "Two ocean going freighters, tho  C. G. M. M. Canadian Frighter,  bound for Japan, and _ the SS. Steel  Scientist, en route for the Atlantic  Seaboard, passed down stream last  night within half an hour of each  other. Capt. Ford, head river pilot  was in charge of the Canadian  Freighter, while Capt. Edwards had  charge of the Steel Scientist."  It will be impossible for the Bur-  rard Inlet to handle economically ai.  the business that will accrue should  the millions.of bushels of wheat  start coming strong to the coast for  shipment. .This will bring other  trade" for the Pacific, and the development might surprise even many of  the pioneers of this province.  Do more boosting for the Fraser  River, New Westminster!  alion we have lecently heard so  much of, and do something tangible  towards securing action at the next  session of the legislature. The majority of the cities in the interior are  with us we understand that the B. C  Automobile. Association wcuM be  ready to work for it; many of our  legislators ..-.re pledged to the Fraser  River canyon riute and Kamloops is  the logical point to set agoing the  campaign in its favor.  There was ,or.ce a Fratier Canyon  Highway committee hern, bent on  getting public opinion into I1113 in  favor of tlie route. There is the remains of a fund still in the bank  which would form a nucleus for the  new campaign.  Passing resolutions and sending  them to Victoria Is no good. We require action of a more strenuous and  concrete nature. That this will come  there is no doubt and it is' trusted  that all interested, and that should  be every citizen with public welfare  in his make-up,will rally to the cause  and get something definite done.���������  Kamloops Standard-Sentinel.  assented and section four of tlwi  treaty gives to British' and Japanes  subjects equal rights to own or lease  land or warehouses in the territory  of the other, but this applies only to  commercial purposes but section five  is the one dealing with agricultural  land and it expressely provides that I  this can only be dou'i on "A Condition of Reciprocity" and as Japan refuses this right,to uj there can be no  possible objection,...with full regard  to treaty rights,, to refuse them the  same privilege in Canada.  "This matter shoul 1 be pressed at  once."  Sometime ago an auto association  known as the B. C. Automobile Association was started with the object  of organizing all the small places in  the province into one big organization for the purpose of looking after  the auto interests in the province. It  awakened the old Vancouver Automobile Club which has come to be  quite active outside the-' city of Vancouver, and a very active interest has  been taken in points throughout the  Fraser Valley.    Signs have been put  up    in .many,    .prominent    points,} produced on the farms  The public has been long told by  learned writers that the movement  from the farms to the cities, which  has been a feature of the trend of  the population for many decades, was  something highly desirable. Many  plans were proposed, therefore, to  make life on the farms more attractive to the boys and girls, and so keep  them close to the soil. Now comes a  radically different view, set forth by  a group of economists in conference  with the Canadian department of a-  griculture.  Referring to the movement from  the farms to the cities, this report  speaks hopefully of this as likely to  increase future demand    for    foods  The    more  There appears to be a posisbility  that Victoria's delegates to the Union  of 13. C. Municipalities' convention at  Prince Rupert this month may advocate while there an income tax t) br>  levied jointly by the municipalities  and the provincial government. We  do not know what the details oJ this  proposal may be, but if it involves  new taxation, then'we are opposed to  it root and branch. We have, dual  income tax collection at present, and  it is all and more than all sufficient.  It cannot be collected in full, for a  certain percentage of- the people will  not, and cannot pay. This newspaper  has advocated time.,and time again  that there should be only one income  tax collecting agency. It has said  tliat agency should be the province.  There is duplication now of the machinery for collection, and that duplication, because of the expense it  involves, means more taxation. Any  proposal for a municipal Income tax  must be opposed strenuously, for,  that would mean a triple tax, and no  doubt, three forces of officials for  collection purposes, with the consequent waste in effort, a waste which  should never be tolerated for a moment in the business of government,  if it were only.,viewed as a business.  ���������Victoria Colonist.  THE NEXT ISSUE  of the  GREATER VANCOUVER & LOWER MAINLAND  TELEPHONE DIRECTORY  Closes July ,31st, 1923.  If yen are contemplating taking new service, or making any changes in or additions to your present service,  you should send notification, in writing, not later than  the above date, in order that you may take advantage of  the new directory listings.  The Telephone directory offers an attractive and  effective medium for advertising purposes. Advertisers  should bear the above date in mind so that insertion may  be sure in the directory.  British Columbia Telephone Company  RASPBERRY MOSAIC  but the following'speaks for isself as  far as Chilliwa'ck is'concerned:  "A communication from the Chil-  llwack Branch of the B. C. Automobile Association ' suggesting that the  municipality take some action in  connection with the speeding on the  Cultus Lake road. In refernece' to  another' party putting up, road signs  the council instructed the clerk to  write pointing out that the exclusive  right to'place signs had been given  to the B. C. Automobile Association."  The U. B. C. M. will hold its convention in Prince Rupert this year it  has been -officially announced. The  delegates from the various parts of  the province will journey there to  do business. Other parts of the province have been favored by the presence of meetings of this Union, and  it is fitting that Prince Rupert, with  its boosters, beautiful " sun-sets and  growing importance commercially be  visited by the municipal delegates.  There is one thing that the delegates will find and that is that they  will be most heartily welcomed, and  perhaps find that the people in the  northern city are a most patient lot,  even if they did."get a costly court  house. There is not a road out of  Prince Rupert by land except over  the railroad, and there instead of  autoing the people have motor boat  riding. On this visit it will be up  to the city to convince the delegates  that they should emphasize to the  government the necessity of having  a highway leading from Prince Rupert to connect with other parts of  the province.  The Union has done good work for  B. C. in the past and its usefulness  will be increased by holding convention at a point where another view  point of the province can lie taken.  people there are to feed in the cities  and the fewer people there are on  the farms to produce the food, the  better for the farmer This is tlie line  of reasoning.. Along the same line  is the recommendation in the report  that wheat acreage in the United  States be curtailed this coming autumn.  There is no danger of world-wide  shortage of products of the soil, if  recently compiled statistics can be regarded as trustworthy. Fully oner  half of the workers of the world are  now engaged in agriculture. Of all  occupied men and boys in 23 leading  countries 51.4 per cent, are engaged  in agriculture, "and of all occupied  women and girls, 50.6 per cent, follow agricultural pursuits.���������Nelson  News.  It does not seem that "the best  available route" slogan for a highway from the coast to the Interior,  used by the city for sometime past,  ���������has taken Kamloops' anywhere. And  it certainly does seem that the repeated certainty does seem that the  Hope-Princeton way by the Princeton  board of trade, has been of mora a-  vail, although we do not for a moment look on this route as being irrevocably passed  upon.  Now is the time for the citizens to  show that co-operation and co-ordin-  Mr. J. S. Cowper, former M.L.A.  and now conducting a new weekly  paper "The Hook", in Vancouver  says that following the defeat of the  provincial government, in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Canada and Privy  Council, in its efforts'to exclude the  Japanese from the forests, crown  lands and government" contracts of  the province, a movement has beer  started to demand the repeal of tho  Japanese treaty a������t.  , This act passed in 1922, at Ottawa  is the stumbling block of the province as it confers on all Japanese full  rights to enter, move about and engage in business here on the same  basis as Canadian subjects'. He says  that the demand will be made for Inclusion of a clause such as was stipulated for by Australia and South  Africa limiting the right of Japanese  to enter here.  On his return from Ottawa, Mr. A.  VV. Neil, M. P., (Independent, Comox  ������^c. ������fttU  Alberni), gave the following advice  "If the farmers of the province wish  to check the owning or leasing of  land for agricultural purposes by the  Orientals they should at once urge  the local government at its next sesr  sion to pass a test act to prohibit  such.  "The question, as a matter of civil  right, comes entirely under provincial jurisdiction subject only to any  rights given by treaty.  "There is a treaty to which Canada  For the past two seasons raspberry  growers in Ontario have been paying  special - attention to this-disease. It  is unnecessary to emphasize the importance of mosaic, but it may be  advisable to stress the fact that a  careful system of eradicating the  diseased plants from commercial  plantings will yield a good economical control. The situation is much,  more hopeful than it appeared a year  ago.  Symptoms  In looking for plants affected with  mosaic the leaves on the young canes  are most suitable for observation.  The symptoms will first be found  during June and will gradually become more pronounced as the season  advances. On the older leaves normal dark green, raised or puckered  areas'"can be observed scattered over  the leaf surface, the remainder of  which is a yellowish green. The  younger leaves present a more mottled appearance with the dark areas  showing prominently, more often  these are not raised or puckered. The  fruit from diseased plants is seedy  and lacks flavor.  Low dwarfed bushes with yellowish foliage usually ��������� signify the presence of mosaic in an old plantation.  This-does not apply to parts of the  plantation where the ground is low  or in which the soil condition is such  as to give rise to sickly plants. Such  a condition can be differentiated  from mosaic by the lack of true mosaic mottling on the leaves.  Control  The most permanent control measures for the elimination of mosaic  from raspberry plantations begin  with the planting of disease-free  stock. The practise of taking plants  from an old planting irrespective of  the amount of mosaic present must  cease if the disease is to be controlled...-.;';'  Old plantations with mosaic present should be left alone and new  ���������plants secured from a well recommended source. Exception may be  taken when less than 5 per cent, diseased plants are found. In such  a case it may be advisable for a  grower to thoroughly eradicate the  diseased plants from a few rows in  his plantation in order to secure his  own nursery stock. But the wholesale eradication of diseased plants  commercial    plantation  is  When you order printing you buy something  more than paper and ink.  The best advertising talk  in  vulgar and  commonplace if  distinction.  the world looks  printed    without  STYLE in printing is an art.  it just anywhere.  You cannot buy  The cost of printing depends upon something  more tiian the profit which the printer puts upon  it.  Much" depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and^ experience.  M������RAL���������For the best printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate from us.  . ^  The Printer    l   J  Hub Square  planting, patch should yield a high  percentage of disease-free stock,  and if the grower is desirous of disposing of such stock he should apply  to the Division of Botany, Central  Experimental Farm, Ottawa, or o  the Dominion Laboratory of Plant  Pathology, St. Catharines, Ontario,  for inspections with the view of obtaining a certificate of freedom  from disease.  Any   information   concerning   thi*  or other diseases will be gladly furnished on request to    either of th.j I  offices mentioned.  Alex, S. Duncan  Barrister     Solicitor  Notary Public J  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building   .  Plume 8001 P. O. Box. 69  MIS8ION CITY, B. C.  not recommended as a general measure for the control of mosaic.  On setting out a new plantation  with disease free stock, it is advisable to have it isolated by 50 to 100  feet from any other raspberries, cultivated or wild. During the first two  years this patch should be carefully  Inspected several times and all diseased plants removed, root and all  and carried to some distance from  the plantation where they can be  destroyed. It is quite safe to replant  the gaps caused by rogueing as infection does not come from the soil.  The second and third    years    after  THE  SEKPfift T; AN 1)  GO b F  Golfing in the garden,  Adam used to claim  That it was the Serpent  Put him off the game.,  "Look how fair is Eden!"  Low it used to call.  'Why waste time in  keeping  Eyes upon the ball?"  Wriggled on the fairway,  As he went to hit,  Saying, "Drop your shoulder;  Sway, a little bit."  When he boasted, "Watch me  Lay this' mashie dead."  Quick the Serpent whispered,  "Adam, raise your head."  Hissed, as he stood tensely  ���������   Trying  for the cup,  "Jab it very softly,  So it won't get up."  And the sons of Adam,  In this latter day,  Listen to the Serpent  In the same old way.  ���������Judge.  Wm.   Atkinson  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Pr.aser Valley. Am familar  w'ith tbe'dlfferent breed's of live  stock and their values.  Address  all communications  Box 34 Chilliwack, B. C  to  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission Cisy  '{>. .-:  \  *MMmmwmmmmmmMMimmM$M& m  %  <  THE ABBOTS FOKJ) P'JBT  mASSE  A.R. GOSLING  WHEN YOU WANT  House and  Sign Pain Ling  and  General  House Repairs  Phone 34X -��������� P. O. Box 31  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  01  B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  doom   0   Hart   Block.  ChilHwack  Box   422. 0I1II.LIWACK  r���������  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPKN-   EVERY   FD1DAY  ABBOTSKOKI),   B.   C.   _ - ~ t  *SM.'V'v.yw*>-''N  ALAN M. BHOKOVSKi  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Concluded  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Special^  P. 0. Bo:: 94  CANADA MAY BE PREFERABLE  TO CONDITION IN THE I  -S.  The majority of factories' are now  working full time, and many of them  report that as' a result of satisfactory  crop,prospects in the Canadian West  a larger volume of orders is being  placed than for some time. The complaint is made, however, that prices  are tending downward, and that as it  is difficult to make a correspond ins,  Driving home to a large audience  v.. business and professional men of  Vancouver flie fact thai ihe Canadian  .armor's problem is their -problem  and' demands their aid in solution,  Aaron 'Sapiro, America's foremost  exponent of the gospel of co-operative marketing in an hour's address  before the Canadian club in tiie Hotel  /ancouver on Monday evening, delivered .what is considered to be the  most masterly address-on practical  economics 'the city has ever heard.  "Your prosperity depends on tho  country back of you. It depends on  ���������-he wheat fields of the prairies."  i.e said, "if our farmers are going  lo have to market 400,000,000 ���������lui'sh-  els of grain this year and sell it ai  ;;f> cents or 80 cents a bushel, when  it costs a dollar a bushel to raise,  your prosperity is going to be affected.  "You can't build prosperity 0:1 red  ink.     You do build it on bhi 5 ink.  "Vancouver is a seaport, but,Vancouver is built on the crops of Canada. Agriculture is your dominant  industry. Prosperity for Vancouver  depends on the buying power of fruit  men mid dairy men of tlie province,  ol' tlie wheat and live stock producers in the east."  One of tho things co-operative  marketing would do in Canada,, lie  said, would be to ship grain through  the best economic, channels ��������� lie  declared that Vancouver should handle not 20,000,000 bushels'of wheat  but 100,000,000 bushels, without'con  sidoratioii of freight rates.  "What is co-operative marketing?  he asked. "It is the attempt to put  into agriculture what you men put  in successful business practice every  day of your lives.  lie cited the condition of the cot-  top, growers of the United States in  the period between 1910 and 1920,  pointing to the lack of business  methods in .evidence of the points of  production of the premier branch of  agriculture in, tho United States.  Most of the 1,000,000 growers of  cotton in the United States, were  white families ho said. The average  income was $300 per year. The result was' a low standard of living for.  these families, which put the southern states one or two generations behind the states-of the north. Those  engaged having no purchasing power  the entire comunity suffered.  "Cotton was the basic industry  just-as wheat is the basic industry in  Canada," he said.  "You can never remedy an economic.ill,,by purely ' political means,  Attempts at political action result in  disillusionment, discouragement,  helplessness and often in "violence.  ���������-   "In.studying the situation we did  not study the individual, but the en-  ;ire system. We found that he farm  *- ���������      ,     .,      , . . itam nf >ei took his cotton to the gin without  reduction in costs, the chief item ������* j ^^ the quallty. '. There is some  times a difference in .value of from  2 to 7 cents in the length of the fibre  which, is labour, the margin of profit  is contracting. Workmen leaving for  the United States claim that wages  in that country are on a more favorable' basis than in Canada, but it is  not so much the actual amount paid  as what that amount will buy that is  of importance. Whether a dollar  spent in the United States will buy  as much as a dollar spent in Canada  may be an open question, but as long  ast he workman is of the opinion that  it does, he will go to the United  States. There is, however, by no  means -unanimity as to the relative  advantages enjoyed in the two coun-  tries.as'is evidenced by the return of  many men who decided after practical experience that conditions Mi Can-  aria were preferable.  Immigration to Canada so far this  year ahows some increase over 1922.  Other favorable factors in the present situation are an increased volume  of foreign business, bank clearings  and railroad earnings, and the activity of'building operations.���������Bank, of  Commerce Report.  :o get stung farmers began to dig  fast, preferring that the unfortunate  person be his no ghbor. He threw his  potatoes on the market. In'California  the price went down to 50 cents a  sack and in some places it was about  70 cents a barrel. ��������� The local dealers  seeing the same signs, knew- ��������� that  someone would- get stuck and i.hey  preferred L.< unload and promptly  broke the price in New York.  "Tlie result was that 7S.000,000  bushels of potatoes were left in the  ground. Only the normal crop of  'potatos moved. Investigations showed that in New York the consumer  v as paying eight times what the producer in  Maine got. for potatoes.  "In brief we found thai the-consumer consumed the normal crop at  ithor.i. normal prices., The supply at'  she point of production made the  price of potatoes for the growers,  however.  "To make the price depend on the  nupi'ly at' the point of consumption  is what we moaii by mereuandizing  a-crop. It means ordinary intelligent, merchandizinz. It can uo done  with any crop .under the sun. You  can't, of course, got the same results  with all crops. The extent of, organization, the normal demand for the  pioduct, the management of. the organization and many other factors  outer  into  consideration.  ' There is such a thing as' ' technique needed in the building of an  organization. If requires a good  (j.i ivor and ,it" must be a democratic  organization; one man, one, vote, ft  must be non-profit-making, paying  only for the cost of marketing and  then distributing the rest among the  growers.  "The secret of- management .is:  just don't employ an amateur. In  California we don't think it is' a fair  tiling to ask a good price for prunes  and refuse a good price for brains.  We used to borrow our straight notes  Then we employed"a banker to show  us how we- could use bankers' acceptance. We cut down our interest  rates'.  '"There are. 22,000 growers in  California using co-operative methods in marketing, and"-in the United  States, outside of California there  are 90,000 more. -= It is used'in selling all kinds of tilings from cotton  and maple syrup to tobacco. In -ihe  (three and a half years the 248,000  tobacco growers have been organized  they have made a wonderful success.  "I want you to realize that your  prosperity depends on the country  back of you. If your .farmers are' going to market 400",'000,000 bushels of  grain this year and' sell it at 85 cent's  or 80 cents a bushel, when it costs  a dollar a bushel to raise, your prosperity is going to be affected. You  can't build prosperity on red ' ink.  You do build it on blue ink."  There had been some speculation  as to. whether or not the expert  would mention conditions among the  raisin growers of California where a  great overproduction of, raisins has  recently occurred. He dealt with it at  length and offered an explanation  that brought applause.  " "When I was a boy in California  or in other qualities of the cotton  But the farmer didn't know it. All  he knew was that the banker .wanted  money and he had to pay his' bills  quickly. He had to dump without  knowing any of the things you men .._  consider essential in your businesses,   he said, "the raisin industry was at  "We found that in the first forty . iow ebb, so much so that when any-  days after ginning they were throw- j 0ne wished  to    characterize    soma  ing 85 per cent, of their crop on the  market.    In-this    dumping    system        ���������    .  each individual helped to  break the Uo\    Fresno  was the  centre  ot,.the  market for his neighbor. We showed j industry. Co-operative methods weie  thing as being absolutely without lif<?  he said that it was 'as dead as Fres-  them that they had to sell their cot  ton as a .commodity  introduced  and  between   1912     and  1918  the industry went up and up.  "    and    its'  "Every   industry .in   the. world  is: The raisin was advertised  built   on   group     production.       Men j consumption in households through-  found that this fact necessitated the; out the land was greatly increased,  grouping  of  capital  in   corporations]     "Then my country decided to pass  to finance group production.      Then  they found that marketing    was'    a  group problem.    It was natural for  them to pass from one step to the  NICOMEN ISLAND TAKEN IN  CONSIDERATION BY OLIVER  OTTAWA, Aug. 9.���������Among other  matters Premier Oliver took up with  public works department.officials the  other.  "But in agriculture there is individual effort. The inclvidual meets  group producton, group financing,  and group marketing. There we  have put our finger on the one distinctive thing.  "The whole, aim of co-operative  marketing is to stop individual selling. But there are other things that  are done. In California we learned  to grade everything, literally, from  eggs' to nuts. We learned to extend  the time of marketing as well as to  extend the marketsand to intensify  consumption by advertising. England  Nicoman   island   matter.    He   stated  usea to consume 5,000,000 pounds 0  that he was informed that Engineer  Worsfold at New Westminster had  been instructed to draw up plans for  -S'the protection of the island from the  inroads of the Fraser floods and to  call for tenders as' soon as the plans  were ready. < The appropriation was  voted so-late in the session, the department informed Mr. Oliver that it  was impossible to make a start before this year's high water.  Mr. Oliver is' now busy preparing  his material for the demand which  he purposes making for compensation to the province for destruction  of the famous Cariboo road through  the Fraser canyon to make way for  the construction of the C. P. R. and  C N. R. Hon. Dr. J .H. King, minister of public works, to whom this  appeal is addressed, is not back from  the west but he will reach the capital  in the morning, his secretary says  California raisins,  e  This was' mcreas  Then the Volstead Act and it was found  i that the raisin was good for something more than pies. A big liquor  demand was created. The association had striven for years to build up  a great household demand. Then the  great liquor demand came and the  association lost- its head. Where it  used:.to make a profit selling raisins  f.vt 6 cents, it jumped one season to  1.9 cents and the next was at 16 cents  "Whenever you get a price out of  line, anyone who has any ground suit  able for raising the product will put  the ground to use, it is the automatic  safeguard of the public. Everybody  who had any ground started to plant  grape vines for raisins. When the  crop used to be 300,000,000 pounds  the association found itself faced  with a coming crop of 500,00,000  bushels.  liquor market, through no fault ot  its own.- 1 am glad that it lost the  latter. Any industry pandering to  illegal desires of people deserves to  go under.  (Applause.)  "The association called its' bankers  into consultation and if was decided  that it needed $2,500,000 if it was to  survive. The chambers of commerce  of California began to assist it. The  San Francisco chamber of- commerce  underwrote it to the extent of $25 0,-  000.  ��������� "In one small town a banker was  presiding at a special meeting of the  chamber of commerce and he talked  to them straight.He said: 'If you let  this association go to pieces, we're  broke. Raisins will'go down to 1  cent a.pound and every bank, every  store, every town will be bankrupt.  "In oiie week the fund was oversubscribed and 87 rper cent of the  raisin growers were signed up, tho  management of the organization was  changed, prices were reduced, the li-  qv.or market was abandoned and an  effort will be made to win back the  household' market for raisins.  "I haven't told you this to advertise raisins, but to show you how tb.3  business life of a community .depends  upon -agriculture.  "This co-operative marketing can  and will be applied to your prairie  provinces. I have never seen a moie  wonderful spirit in my life, than that  in Alberta. All are standingabreast  to put-through a real co-operative  v. heat-marketing   organization.  "In Saskatchewan it is the same.  The only fly in the ointment is the  Regina Leader���������and it is a fly���������but  the rest of the newspapers across the  prairies are solidly behind co-operative marketing. In Manitoba there  is the same unity. In fact in all the  three provinces, bankers; farmers and  newspaper leaders are standing together. -And it needs" this union of  interest. No one class can solve the  problem. The farmer cannot solve it  alone, not even by entering politics.  "At meetings on the prairie Fort  William and Port Arthur had representatives to show the growers that  they' should send their crops east���������  but there was not a word from Vancouver. Vancouver ought to have,  not 2 0,000,00.0 bushels of prairie  wheat, but 100,000,000 bushels, and.  that is not taking equalized freight  rates into consideration. Instead of  providing 2,000,000 bushels accommodation you ought to provide 10,-  000,000 or 15,000,000. And' there  has not been a move out of Vancouver to tie up with the co-operative  movement.  "Canada is going to have co-operative marketing for her permanent  crops and Vancouver is going to help  in the formation of an intelligent  :non-speculative organization for the  prairies.  "So long as speculation dominates  the marketing so long will grain  move past Winnipeg. And so long as  the growers market their grain, will  it pass through Vancouver and the  east in economic routes'. (Applause.1  "Co-operative marketing changed  the face of California. Haven't yon  sometimes wondered why California  has graded so high in the union in  roads, per capita wealth, education,  and in the things which make" lite  worth living. It is because the farmers of California have large purchasing: powers.  "After all, crops' just mean what  we wear and what we read and what  we can do."  "In California farmers have'learned to stand on their feet and they  have done it without appeals to th<?  government, or by entering politics,  but just by standing together with  their community leaders. It has gone  to make a finer, more independent  and more intelligent population in  all California.  "If that little message from the  United States will mean anything to  you, I shall feel gratified and repaid"  Aaron Sapiro, brought up in an"  orphanage, self-made man and acknowledged leader in the advancement of co-operative : marketing in  America, was applauded for several  minutes. The applause was renewed when Julius Grififths, chairman,  thanked him in behalf of the club.���������  Vancouver Sun.  FAVORABLE  FOIl AX  ABUNDANT HARVEST  Willi haying largely over and the  harvesting of grains soon to be in  full -swing, the Bank of Montreal's  weekly crop report issued on A.ug  9th, shows that conditions generally  throughout the Dominion,'while not  entirely fulfilling earlier hopes, still  continue favorable for an abundant  harvest.' In Alberta everything  points to the best crop since 1915;-  but in Saskatchewan and Manitoba  considerable damage has been caused by heat, rust and saw fly. ' In  Quebec a heavy hay crop is reported  in some districts with a yield below  average in others. In Ontario hay  and fall wheat aire harvested, the  yield being heavy. The average fruit  crop expected. Weather conditions  continue favorable for all crops in  the Maratime provinces, while in B.  C. hay and grain are both yielding  good crops. Details further.  Prairie Provinces  Edmonton district���������Weather past  week cool and showery; g.rain filling  but ripening slowly, slight frost some  localities. No damage reported, warm  weather needed. Harvesting expected  to  be  general, latter part of month.  Calgary district��������� Weather cool  light frosts, no damage. Conditions  most favorable. Harvesting will be  general in two or three weeks.  Lethbridge district���������Cool weather  grain filling well; fiftly per cent, rye  crop cut, light yield. Wheat cutting  well under way. Ceneral reports' indicate lower aggregate yield than'  former estimates. ' There is a short-.  age of labour.  Saskatoon district���������Indications do  point to good wheat crop. Grain filling well," no material damage reported from rust, saw fly or frost. Cutting not gneral for two weeks. Coarse  grains'  expected   to    yield     heavily.  Regina, district���������Prospects generally are for an average wheat crop!  Yield will be 'reduced in Southern  Saskatchewan by damage from rust  and saw fly. " Prospects for coarse  grains continue satisfactory.  Winnipeg district���������Cool weather  is checking rust development and en*  abling grain to fill. Considerable  wheat cutting under way and results  tend to confirm expectation of a  somewhat below average crop. There  will be an average crop coarse grains  J which are less affected by rust than  wheat.  Province  of Quebec  Montreal and" the eastern townships districts���������The yield, of hay la  heavy, in other districts it is .below  average. Grain and roots promise  good 'results. Potatoes in satisfactory  condition. Apples below average.  Pasture is good in'Montreal and eastern townships districts, but rain is  needed generally.  Province of Ontario  Crops in some, localities are suffering froni drought and rain is urgently neded. Hay and fall wheat practically all harvested, yield heavy.  Barley and oats have ripened rather  prematurely owing to hot weather,  and the crop may be lighter than w.is  expected. Corn has made rapid  growth the past week. Roots  making satisfactory .progress,  yield of fruits is up to the average.  Pasture requires moisture.  Maritime  Provinces  Weather conditions favorable for  all crops. Hay in. New Brunswick  a light crop. In Nova Scotia it is  well above average. Potatoes in  New Brunswick show great improvement due to recent raiins and average yield is now expected. Grasshoppers have damaged hay and grain  in some parts of Prince Edwaa-d Island.  Province of British Columbia  Grains above average" and cutting  general. Hay in Fraser Valley best  crop in years. In North 50 per cent  above average. Roots about average. Potatoes' fair. Heavy frost  damage at Prince George. Okanagan  Valley crops looking well.-' Stone  fruits moying. Apricots below average. Elsewhere fruit crops are below average. Pasture good, except  In Vancouver Island.  are  The  LICENSE GRANTED TO THE  FOURTH CLUB IN CHILLIWACK  COMPLETE PAVING  RIGHT TO BLAINE  Bdbyadvertising to 30,000,00 poundsI     ������Then  you  people wiped out  the  "The strawberries of central Cali- border line and started sending us  fornia are not sold into a glutted , al] kimls oE liquor an(1 you pufc a fleet  market,  as I  am  afraid  your  berry -    -  growers did this year. They were pre-  cooled and shipped to New York, arriving there in 16 days' after picking  and in good condition.  "The great thing about co-operative marketing is that it makes the  price of the commodity depend upon  the price at points of consumption,  not at points of production.  "To illustrate I will take the case  of potatoes in the United States last  year, when it was seen that the crop  would amount to 42 5,000,000 bushels and it was known that the average American consumption was a-  bout 320,000,000 bushels.  "Knowing that someone was going  outside the 3-mile limit and the demand for raisins was not so great.  ���������'.Laughter.)  "The housewife couldn't buy at  the exhorbitant rates. Then the association found itself not only with  a huge production but with a defect  in its contract, guaranteeing to pay  4 cents a pound. I happen to know  that they were advised riot to promise that minimum price of 4 cents  in the contract, but they insisted on  leepingthe 4-cent guarantee on the  crop. Last year, with a half billion  crop, the asociation found its mistake. ���������   ��������� ���������    '    r  "It had lost its talent for reach-       Electric machines for postmarking  ing good markets and had lost the J letters can deal with them at the rate  of 80 a minute  The fourth license for "clubs"  was issued by the city council on  Monday night last says the Progress. The club will be operated in  the Royal Hotel by Mn\ Geo. Perry  The required membership roll was  furnished, and satsifactory reports of  Police, Building Inspector and the  Health Officer received. It was explained during the council meeting  that the granting of a license by the  city did not legalize the establishment of a club. The council has no  optional course but to grant a license  charging a fee, or let the clubs establish free of local restraint. The recent  bylaw passed by. the council has enabled the collection of $800 todate,  the maximum license allowed by the  government act being charged and  collected in advance.  Sir Thomas Lipton before sailing  for the United States' stated he had  definitely decided to challenge for  America's cup in 1925.  CLOVERDALE, Aug 11.���������The lay  ing of concrete on the American section of the Pacific Highway betwen  the'"international boundary and the  completed paving at Blaine was completed early this week by the U. S.  authorities. The section of the road  however, will not be opened until  Labour Day, Sept. 3 on which date  the Cloverdale-Blaine section on the  Canadian side will be formally opened. In the meantime motor tourists  must continue using the detour on  the Boundary road and the old railway grade to Blaine. This is not In  the best of condition and care should  be taken in driving over it, or a broken spring or worse damage will probably result.  VICTORY FOR HAMMOND  HAMMOND, Aug. 13.���������The Hammond baseball team chalked up another victory to their credit when  they beat the Vancouver Elks on  Thursday night by 9 to 7. It was almost anybody's game until close to  the end.  Hillilii 1 1 H   , I ���������  A hail storm on Sunday destroyed  about it is estimated $500,000 worth  I of grain near Regina.  ,: f   ��������� . \  ____ Si  m  . THE ABBOTSFORD POST  AGREEMENT  , i-s.j  torage Service  Alwavs" prompt, polite service at White's Butcher Shop,  such attention naturally go with an up-to-date Cold storage service as Ave give. We always want you to get what  you pay for.    Our service is at your command.  ABBOTSFORD MEAT MARKET  S. F. WHITE  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1-909  Abbotsford, B.C.  oultry and E  TRY SOME OF OUR  Wheat Screenings for Cattle and Fattening Mash  for Poultry.  otsford Feed Store  j. j. SPARROW  Essendene Avenue  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  , PERSONALS  Mrs. Huntly of Vancouver visited  Mrs'. Insley on Monday.  Miss Eva Ware is visiting friends  in  Vanvouver.  Mrs. H. Elofson of Sardis visited  Mrs. M-  F. Insley on Tuesday.  Mrs. W. Taylor and children have  been enjoying a holiday camping at  White  Rock.  Mrs. Noena, of Bellingham, visited  Mrs. T. McMillan on Saturday.  Miss Saint, of New Westminster  and Miss May Logan, of Langley  Prairie, were the guests of Mrs. M.  P. Insley on Tuesday.  Mrs. W. J. Gray has,, returned  home-from a visit in Vancouver, and  has as her guest Mr. Gray's sister,  Hanselwood and son Roderick, of  Calgary.  Mrs. M. Shore has returned home  from visiting in  New  Westminster.  Miss Annie McCrimmon has returned from Mission City where she  was the guest of her aunt, Mrs., F.  Hughes.  Mrs. W. Buker and sons spent  a few days at White Rock last week.  Miss Helen Fowler of Vancouvei  ia  the  guest  of  Miss  Irene  King.  Mrs. L. Gazley who has bees  visiting her daughter, Mrs. McMur  ray of Vancouver has returned homo.  Mr. and Mrs. F. Olding and Mrs  Vanetta and children visited Birch  Bay on Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs'. Arthur Kelly were  visitors to Vancouver and White  Rock on Sunday.   ,.  Mr. Leslie Brown who has beer  on a visit to eastern points, visited  his parents here at the week end  before going on to Victoria for a  visit.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Weston and family who have been on a motor trip  in Lower California have returned  again to Abbotsford, and intend  taking up residence in this district.  They report good times in California  and had a most delghtful trip.  The Misses Steede and .their  guest Dr. Eva McCall, have returned home from camp in White Rock.  Mr. Walter Harkness of Vancouver is spending a holiday at his home  ir. Abbotsford.  Miss Dorothy Lee and her brother  William visited White Rock during  the week.  Mr. and Mrs. Sumner and family  accompanied by Mrs. Tuck motored  into Vancouver on  Thursday.  Mrs. Schlater of Abbotsford and  Mr. Phillip Barbicli were quietly  married in Bellingham last Satur-  dayand  will reside here.  Miss Elsie McPhee baa accepted  the situation as teacher of. the junior  grade of the Whatcom Road school  and will take up her duties with the  fall  term.  Mr. and Mrs'. McMenemy and family  spent  Thursday  at  Birch   Bay.  Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Brown are enjoying a motor trip to Cranbrook  and Banff. In Cranbrook they will be  the guests of Mr. Brown's sister.  The Misses Helen and May Gibson, of New Westminster, who have  been visiting at the'home of Mrs J.  A.  McGowan,  have  returned   home.  Miss Phylis 'Whiteside is visiting  her friend Helen Gould of Vancouver.  Congratulations are being extended to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard West-  cott of Clayburn, upon the birth of  a   little   son,   born   in   the   M..-8.-A.  Hospital,  Mr.  P.  for some  on  Thursday  morning.  Y.  Smith  who has  ben  ill  weeks in    the    Vancouver  hospital is now coiiviideof en I -'it ihe  home of his brother Mr. D. Smith of  Abbotsford. Abbotsford.  Mrs. Hudson of Victoria is the  guest of her sister, Mrs. R.   I-l.  Eby.  Mr. and Mrs. 1-1. McKinnon were  visitors in Vancouver during 'the  week.  Master Buster Salt, who has been  visiting in New York, returned to  his   home   here  on .Friday.  Mrs. Brydges, Master Maurice  Brydges and the Misses' Noami and  Mary . McPhee spent Thursday at  Wiser  Lake.  Miss Eleanor Peck will enter the  Vancouver General Hospital on Sept.  14th, to train as a..nurse.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Gilmore and Mrr  and Mrs. A. Morrow were vsitors in  Vancouver at the  week  end  CROP FORECAST TS  382,514,000 BUSHELS  OTTAWA, Aug. 12.���������In a report  the Dominion Bureau of statistics  forecast the total Canadian crop at  382,514,000 bushels. The report :sf  based upon the condition of crops  at the end of July and indicates that  three prairie provinces will produce  31)7,295,000 bushels of wheat if weather conditions remain favorable and  harmful agencies do not take too  heavy a toll.  Commenting upon the outlook the  report states:  "Crop conditions at the end of  July.are continuing to be generally  favorable, especially in Saskatchewan and Alberta, where the percentage condition for wheat and oats is  considerably above the average. In  Manitoba the condition for wheat  and oats is considerably above the average. In Manitoba the condition  for wheat has somewhat receded  during the month, damag-3 having  been caused by attack of rust and  saw fly.  "Manitoba, it is oxpeoted w.'U  have a total wheat yield of 44,4 6S-  000 bushels: Saskatchewan, 211,051-  000 bushels and Alberta 101,776,000  bushels. Final total estimates for  1922 in these three provinces were:  Manitoba, 60,001,000; bushels: Saskatchewan, 250,167,000, and Alberta  64,976,000."  The report also dealsiwith the condition of other crops. Canada is expected to produce 448,659,000 bushels of oats, 67,545,000 bushels of  barley. 27,819,000 bushels of rye,  C.507,000 bushels' of flax seed, and  56,251,000 centals of potatoes. Only  in the case of flax seed and potatoes  do the quantities forecast exceed last  year's final estimates.  MANX CLP GAMES RECOMMENDED  BY  COMMITTEE  A recommendation to the management committee of the R. A. & I.  Society that the East and West series  for the Mann Cup be played during  Provincial Exhibition week was  made at a meeting of the sports and  attractions committee held last  week.  Two games, total goals to count,  will constitute the series, with the  Mann Cup, emblematic of the amateur lacrosse championship of Canada, being at stake.  Action will be taken by the management comittee this week.  The agrem'ent under which- the dominion government has transferred  the .1.2,120 acres of land in tl������cSumas  Lake area to ihe provincial government, for the benefit of the Sumas  Lake drainage project, contains, in  part, the following clauses:  ' And whereas ihe purchaser is  willing to assume complete responsibility for the effective reclamation  of' the said lands, in accordance with  the provisions of the provincial lp/iys1  and regulations thereunder which  are now or may be in force:  And whereas tlie purchaser is' willing to assume complete responsibility  for fair and equitable treatment of  the prospective settlors on the said  lands', both as regards the carrying-  out and nuiinlaining effective reclamation as well as the terms and conditions of sale:  Now, therefore, .this, agreement  witnesseth, and it is hereby agreed  between the parties hereto, that the  Minister shall sell to the purchasoi  and that tho purchaser shall buy  from the minister the lands set forth  on Schedule A attached hereto,which  forms a part of this agromcnt.for tne  sum of one dollar. ($1) for the whole  area sold, and subject to the following conditions: p  (a) Payment in- full shall be  made within thirty (30) days'ot, the  execution of this agreement:  (l>) The purchaser shall . effectively reclaim and render tit for agricultural purposes within a reasonable time the said lands in accordance with conditions at present existing under provincial laws and regulations, or in accordance with such  conditions as future changes in these  laws and regulations will permit or  .enjoin:  (c) When the whole or any of  the said lands shall have been effectively reclaimed, they shall be offered  for sale by the province, of British  Columbia on fair and equitable terms  with all convenient speed:  (d) When the whole or any p:irt  of the said lands shall have been certified by the Comptroller of Water  Rights of the Province of British  Columbia by a writing under '���������"is  hand to have been effectively reclaim  ed, the Minister shall therefore upon  cause Letters Patent to be issued under the Great Seal of Canada for any  part or parts of the said lands in the  name either of the Province of British Columbia or of the lawful owner  or occupier of the said part or parts  as the purchaser may request:  (e) Such surveys' as the.Surveyor  General of Canada may consider necessary as preliminary to the transfer of lands referred to herein shall  be made by a Dominion Land Surveyor under instructions of the Surveyor  General of Canada, but at the expense'of the government of the Province of British Columbia:  (f) It is hereby agreed and understood that the Schedule of lands  hereto attached, showing the Dominion lands to bo included in the Sumas Drainage, Dyking and Development District, and referred to in this  agroment is only approximate  Lands forming part of Sumas Lake  are unsurveyod and the final schedule of lands cannot be drawn until  the reexamination is completed and  the surveys mentioned in clause (������)  hereof have been made:  (g) The.Province of British Columbia assumes complete responsibility for the manner and method of tho  reclammation, for the terms and "conditions of the sale of the said lands  when reclaimed, and for the fair and  equitable treatment of prospective  and actual settlers upon the said  lands:  In the schedule of lands conveyed  it is expressely stated that "the total  area of Crown land included in the  project which is to be sold to the  Province of British Columbia will be  adjusted and finally determined by  the Minister of the Interior after le-  clammation has been effected and  the incidental land surveys made.  The bed of the new channel of the  Vedder arid Sumas Rivers is' excluded  from the land included. The total  area involved approximates 12,12 0  acres, but may be more or less."  ������-w>v������T������������������|������Tiil-'.^-=ra i ���������-u gm������r  tssawK^rtTrST^rvrnintmifvua'P^Tamii  ��������� I  Give us your orders for FRUIT FOR CANNING.  We guarantee the quality and the-price:  PEACHES, PLUMS, PEARS will soon be' here.  ALBERT LEE,  Baker  and Grocer  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Money lo Loiin on Good Farm Mortgages  ���������A. McCallum  Abbotsi:������rd  Some Breakfast  for Johnnie���������pancakes made from  Albers Pancake Flour!  With delicious Maple Syrup  or honey���������Oh Boyi In fact  whatever you get at' this  Grocery shop is good for  young or old. Everything  here is fresh and wholesome  Maple Syrup  G5<J, $1.10,  and   $1.75  KSilrStS^^  OPENING  OF  HIGHWAY  WILL UK   AT   1 O'CLOCK  Mrs. Nellie Petti piece and Mrs.  Thompson of Vancouver atendr-rt the  regular meeting of the Abbotsford.  Review of the W. B. A. of the Maccabees' on Thursday evening.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Walters and family have" been enjoying a holiday  camping at Sumas Lake.  Rev. Mr. Ross of Clayburn and  Rev. Mr. Congden of Sumas were  guetss of Rev. W. Robertson at the  Manse on Thursday.  Mrs. M. M. Shore is' now spending  a holiday at White Rock.  Mrs. W. Smith and children are  spending a few days in Vancouver.  Mrs. George Chirk and daughters  Uhoda and Zeta, at one time residents of Abbotsford, and now in Victoria, renewed old acquaintances in  Abbotsford on Thursday.  Donations of all kinds will bo most  thankfully accepted by Mr." and Mrs.  George Smith of Straiton, who lost,  their home by fire on Saturday last.  Please leave articles at the. home of  Mrs. J. Parton.  CLOVERDALE, Aug. 11.���������Plans  are going ahead for tlie formal opening on Labor Day, Sept. 3,. of the  Cloyerdale-Bkiine section of the Pacific Highway, the last stretch to be  paved on the Canadian side of the  line, and present' indications are  that the affair will be the most s .ic-  cessful that has ever been staged in  Cloverdale. Various organizations  in the municipality are giving their  support to the plan, as well as others  from New Westminster and Vancou-  ver.The automobile clubs of both cities particularly are expected to give  their entire co-operation to the affair.  Efforts are being made by1 the  committee in charge of the arrangements to have the Vancouver ..police  bandin attendance throughout the  day. Preliminary steps are also being taken to have erected a tatilet  inscribed with the date of the completion of the paving of the highway  the names of various provincial government officials and of the contractors in charge of the work. Those  hitter plans, however, are only in  their initial stages and the final details are yet to be. worked out.  Just what the programme1 for the  afternoon, of September 3 will consist of, has not been definitely decided on but in any event it is likely that there will be a programme  of speeches from various public men  of the province to whom invitiations  to attend are being mailed. This  programme will begin at 4 o'clock.  Tho speeches will Jie made in connection with the official opening whiclj  will be performed by Hon. Dr. -Sutherland, provincial minister of. public  works. A baseball game " will be  played earlier in the afternoon and  then in the evening a huge banquet  will be staged in the Cloverdale i.p-  ero   house.    Following   the   banq xet  there will''be dancing on the pave*  nient until the early hours of 'he  morning.  The foregoing arrangements are  only tentative, but it is expected that  a plan at least somewhat similar will  be followed.. There is no doubt about  one thing, however, and that is that  the event willbe the greatest affair  ever'held in the history of Cloverdale  HOT SPRINGS MAY  AGALN BE REVIVED  CHILLIWACK, Aug. 10.���������Information has been received here to the  effect that the old Armstrong estate  at Harrison Hot Springs has been  purchased by a Vancouver firm, the  First National Securities' Limited,  which purposes to restore the springs  to more than their old-time popularity. It was, stated by a representative of the firm that it was proposed  to form a stock company with a capital of ahalf a million dollars to de-'  relop the property and erect the necessary buildings tp replace those destroyed by fire some time ago.  The plans it is understood contemplate the erection of a 150-room  hotel and sanitarium equipped with  all tho most modern, appliances for  the treatment of the sick, to be managed by a medical man of specialized  training in sanitarium work, andy* a  hotel man familiar with the requirements of the tourist trade. For the  benefit of the guests it is planned to  construct a fine golf course.  A start is to be made on work this  fall and the construction is to be carried on as rapidly as the sale of stock  permits. The construction of the  highway on the north side of the river will, when completed, connect a  loop road by way of the Rosedtue-  Agassiz ferry which will enable tourists to travel by car through the Fraser Valley, taking In the beauties of  both Chilliwack and Mission, with  the hot springs as a stopping place.

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