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 t&xtqigsrzg&St.  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  rrxt.Trjr  Vox, XXL, No.  1 ���������->  4BB0TSF0RD, B, C.   FRIDAY", FEB: 4, 192L  'CM  $1.00  PER  Yeah  LIBERALS ARK HlftiJ -  S'PIONDKKS   AND  WASTKI'.S  CATHOLIC WHIST  DRIVE  ML Lehman  Speaking at I'"ort Langley, Wednesday night, 'Mr. W. J. Bowser, opposition loader, assorted thai, the  funded debt of (.ho province, today  stands al. $0 1,000.000,'an  of $28,000,000.since tlio Oliver government ciuue into power. Included  'in this is an item of $(!,22.">,'000 owed  to tlie Canadian Hank ol' Commerce  on treasury notes. Of these, $">,-  ] 7H,000 had come to maturity in October, had  been renewed  to January  On Tuesday evening, February 1st.  tlio members of tlie Catholic Church  gave a whisl;   drive in    the    Masonic  Hall,, whiclr is'to be the last before  Lout. Nine tables of whist were play-  increase'ed, in wliich the ladies first pr.i;;i* was  [won by Miss Estcy: gentleman's first  I .Mr.  P. Gibson:   Ladies'.   Consolation,  ]\lrs.     Darviga,n;     Gentleman's    consolation. Mr. H. Russell. After the refresh men (s wore served Mr.    Morgan  and  Mr.   Los  Delair  furnished  music  for the dance. '  2, and again renewed to July.      Added to (his, $1,0fi0,OOU had  been  bor-   IS L1KJ0 ASIAN WITH A \VILI>  rowed   from   tlio same scource   since '        CAT 15V THK TAIL  December I. Would farmers expect "Mr. Oliver is like a man with a  to do business in this way? he .ask- wildcat by the tail���������he cannot let  ed. Would Mr. Oliver conduct his so," declared Mr. W. J. Bowser at  own .business in this way? You Port Langley, when reviewing tho  know he would'nt and vet'ho runs Oliver governments bungling of the  the government along flicse lines. P. O.  113.  railway administration. Mr.  "Mr. Oliver has stated that the Bowser, the.Conservative leader, add  reason he can not give you better ;ed that Mr. Oliver should have stuck  roads and more schoois is because he; to farming,, which was his long suit,  has Lo,find-$2,500,000 for-intcrest on 'but the lure of being "railway king"  the debts my administration contract-   had been too    strong to be    resisted  ed, but his own extravagance is the  true reason. When we left power  there was $5,4000 in the provincial  treasury and no debt in any bank.'  Today,- $4,250,000 is spent yearly  on the civil service, or more than 2 5  per .cent of the entire revenue of  $13,000,000. Of this'amount more  than $1000,000 could be saved."  Help the Hospital Fund.  AGRICULTURAL  COURSES  WILL TAIvK PLACK AT HANKY  Maple Pudge, Feb. !.���������A short agricultural course, free, is* announced  to take place from..February.. lFi.,.l,p  18 inclusive in Haney Agricultural  Hall. '  ��������� The course is under the joint auspices of the B. C. University, the Agri  cultural Association and the Soldier  Settlement Board. The best authorities on poultry, fruit farming, dairy  and .mixed farming will lecture, and  demonstrations will be given in different phases of the special subjects.  Mr. D. E. Lothian, field overseer, S. S  B., Haney, will furnish any particulars desired.  WHEN   RADICALISM   FAILS  "Mis administration," Mr. Bowser  said, "had left the P. G. E. as an.  asset, but the Oliver government has  turned it into a liability. He promised the railway yould be in Prince  George by 1920, but 1 told the House  that 1921 was more likely and 1 now  say that September, ,1922, is the Very; large number will  On  Saturday evening.  Jan.22,  the  .a\lt.   Lehman' Literary   and   Debating  Society met in the Orange hall, with  a large number of members! and visitors present.  Mr.  Faber, president of  tlie society, was in the chair, and after   the   regular   business   called   on  those taking part in the debate.' The  subject for the debate wan, "Resolved  .that city life is preferable to country  life."    For the affirmative, Mr   Harold   . Nicholson,     leader     and   Miss  Waite,*' for negative,  M*.\   Hugn  McDonald,   loader, .and   Miss   L.   Owen.  The judges for    the ." evening    were  Messrs.   M.  McAskill,  C.   Harvey and  I Mr,' W. Spalding, and after some dis-  jcussion  decided for the negative, in  I spite of the fact that neither Mr. Mc-  ! Donald or" Mr. Nicholson had appear-  ' ed before.on a public platform, they  ' did exceptionally  well,  and    caused  jniuc'h  laughter with  their  witty  re-  ,marks.   Miss   Waite    and     Miss'    L.  j'Owen also took their parts well." On  February 5th the Celtic Debating Society of  Vancouver will  battle' witft  : the Mt.  Lehman society in a war of  I words.    The   subject   will   be,   "Re-  ! solved   that  capitalism  offer   the .workers   of  has socialism." Mt. Lehman will take  the negative. It is hoped vliat a very  attend.  PERSONALS  earliest date for . its completion to  that point. Last year the government borrowed $4,000,000 to complete the,, line from Squamish to  Prince George. . That is all, spent  now and a warrant for an additional  $-7 5 2,00 0 has been put through. Mr.  Oliver was 'in such a hurry to get  this money he could'nt even wait for  the house to sit. And today the road  is not al._Quesn.ol."    ,.'...-       _.  .-  ROADS  TOO  RAD TO  REACH  school  MAPLE RIDGE, -Feb.' 1.���������Four  pupils from Albion and neighborhood  have been instructed by the School  Trustees to temporarily attend Albion School until the roads leading to  ! Mr. and- Mrs. Harry Fowler were  business visitors to Vancouver last  Monday.   ^  ! Miss Effie McLean, of Matsipii. was  a week-end visitor at her home here-  I -The many friends of Mrs. Dan  Nicholson 'will, be pleased to learn  that she is recovering and able fo be  about part'of the day. Mrs. Nicholson has been vevy ill at the home of  ! her;daughter,. Mrs  j Westminster.  j Mr. Forrester, of Vancouver,  a few days at his home hero.  i| Mr. Dan Nicholson Sr. wa<3 a  or at the home of his daughter  Ira. Reid, in'New Westminster.   - i  V Rev. Dr. Wilson "of . Vancouver, I  was the guest of Rev. and Mrs. Os-���������  wald on Wednesday last, and attend  The hockey game held in Vancouver, on January 31st, between  Seattle and Vancouver and which was  won by Seattle, was attended by  mure than fifty from Abbotsford.  This was the second annual outing,  and a'special car of the B. C. Electric was chartered by Mr. T. Brass-  ington. Prizes were awarded to Mrs.  Brown, Mr. E. Weir and Mr. Taylor.  Tlie usual meeting of the Women's  Auxiliary to the G. W. V. A. will be  held next Monday at 2.30 p. m. in the  G. W. V. A. rooms. Tea will be served  Mrs. J. . Downie entertained the  ladies of the Embroidery Club at  her home on Tuesday.  Mrs. Houvde of Sumas visited her  daughter, Mrs. J. Renner on Thursday.  -  A brass band has been organized  under the name of "The Abbotsford  District Brass Band." Mr. G. R.  Wright was elected president, Mr. W  Groat first vice-president, and Mr. E.  A. Barrett secretary- treasurer. The  executive is,' Mr. J. Fraser, Mr. Shelly  Mr. Morgan, Mr. A. McCallum and Mr  W. Groat. There are now thirteen  has more to chartered members. The next meeting  Canada than'will be held on Tuesday evening in  the G. W. V. A. club rooms.  A meeting of the W. C. T  held at the home of Mrs.    A.  lum on Tuesday    afternoon  good attendance.  Mr. and Mrs. Joe Williams returned from their wedding trip on Sunday - evening, and at present are  living with Mr. and Mrs. Coogan.  Mrs. Whitchelo and Phyllis were  visitors in Vancouver this week.'  Miss Anna and Helen . McCallum  spent Sunday with their brother Mr.  J. .MERRV1TI0L1) DIES FROM FALL  I .  . U. was  McCal-  with    a  Ira Retd. Jn.New Clarence M,c.CaJhim���������ot.Mh4sion  spent  visit-  , Mrs.  The Ladies Aid will delight the  Huntingdon people on Monday evening next in the church with a repetition of the play given here a week  ago.  MT.LEHMAN,       Feb.        1. ���������Jim  Merryfield, a well known member .of  probably   the   best  known   family  in  this district,  met with  a  tragic end  yesterday. He was -found lying on the  floor  of  the  barn,  having  evidently  talien from the lop of the hay piled  there.     He   had   sustained   extensive  injuries to his head, and was    lying  in a pool of blood when his brother;  Will,    and his    brother-in-law,    Mr.'  Cauwright,   discovered   him,     after  having   been   uneasy   for   some  time  at his  failure to be in' evidence ar-  Jound  the farm  house.  Dr.   Port was,  summoned    as    quickly as    possible  I but the'unfortunate man died ,a few  I hours after he wfis 'found.  Jim, his brother Will, Air. Merry-  field Senior and a son-in-law, Mr.'  Cartwright, were at the old'Merry-  field homo farm hero engaged in  building an addition .to the residence.  While talking, they hearu cries for  assistance, and proceeding to the  barn found deceased" lying on the  floor cf the barn with a pool of blood  around his head. It was immediately  apparent that the unfortunate man  ���������was badly injured���������he ' had pitched  from the top of the pile, which  rested upon slats well up towards  the roof, upon the head;" and had apparently been lying in that pvlight for  pome considerable time before he was  discovered.  If is stated that a mis-step would  account for the tragedy, especially  as he usually arose early, and in view  of the fact that his couch that night  was loose hay would not strike a  match   for  a   light.  Deceased was widely known, and  for some years conducted the Mt.  Lehman store prior to its being taken  over by* Mr.-Morrison. ���������     .     ".'.*���������..  Haney become    passible.    The pupils ;ed   the   annual   congregation   meet-  had been among those attending the   ing of  the  churcrh.  .consolidated   classes- in   Haney,   but j- The  annual   meeting and   election  j the contractor for transportation has  of officers of the Presbyterian church .  ! found    it    impossible    to      struggle [ was held on Wednesday evening. Jan. !  Many Abbotsford people attended  the Liberal ' banquet in Chilliwack  Thursday evening.  Mr. Albert Lee is able to make a  much better display of his groceries,  and bread, etc./since he has had his  store enlarged. He says he is getting  ready for the big rush of business  hope's will come with the opening  spring  he  of  Seatle .P. L: Radicalism that  runs to any sort of experiment in  unproved theories has always been  popular with a certain, class of our  citizens; but radicalism iu the direction of better business methods  is greeted by the. same class with  shrieks of protestations and alarm.  There are those among us who  believe in ' public ownership of  everything, in socialism, communism, and every extraordinary and  extreme scheme of governmental and  social upset; but when a straightforward and orderly plan is proposed  for the correction of obvious defects in the present system, they re-  ��������� fuse, in prejudice or plain obstinacy  to exercise their common sense, if  any they have.  Mr. Hill, manager of the Royal  Bank here, who underwent a serious  operation this week, is reported as  getting along nicely.  through the road morasses any longer and sought, relief from the trustees  with the above result. It is thought  the suspension will- only be for a  month.  Repeated acts of malicious mischief to Hammond School especially  the windows, have driven the School  Trustees to offer a reward of $10 for  information leading to the perpetrators' conviction.  Trustee Davidson has been unanimously elected chairman of the  School Trustees   for 1921.  Help the Hospital Fund.  Mrs. G. Zeigier  New Westminster  was a    visitor  on Saturday.  in  MILLS  ARE  OPENING  Mrs.  Massen, sister  Trethewey,  died  this  buried in Vancouver.  -in-law of Mrs.  week  ancL was  MATSQUI,       Jan.     29.���������Business  prospects  are  beginning  to  brighten  up.   Many   of  the smaller  mills  are  now going   full  time.  The  more im-  Iportant    plants,      directly    cleaning  'and  repair  work is  finished  ! active once again.  Wl!  bo  20, and was fairly well attended. Rev.  Mr. Oswald was elected chairman for  the evening and presided in his usual  .happy   manner.   M.'    Donald     McAs-  jkill, sec.  -treasurer of     tho    church  (board,  presented     his     report    and  showed that, great progress had been  | made by the  new  board  during  the  six months of office, under the cap-  jable leadership of  the new    pastor,  j Rev.   Thos.   Oswald '     Mr.   McAskill  reporting  for  the    Church      showed  total receipts  of  $390.30,     expenses  $329.60;    balance   $60.70.      For   the  Ladies' Aid. Mrs. Bates reported total  receipts   $79.12,     expenses     $78.33;  balance  7 9cents.    For    the    Sunday  school(   which has a roll of 'J2, with  jan   average   attendance   between   4 0  and 50), Mrs. Gamsby reported folal  receipts  since July  $99.37.  expenses  $87.42;   balance  $11.95.  The  Cradle  Roll, which is a new departure,  has  at present 17 names and is very ably  presided     over  by     Mrs      Forrester.  Much to  the regret of the congregation, Mr.  Dan Nicholson. Jr. and  Mr.  Malcolm  McAskill found it. necessary  to resign from the church board, and  Mr. Hugh  McDonald and  Mr. Arthur  Boyle'were'elected to fill tlrj vacan-  1 have, now a full, line of lhe following  Foods and.Disinfechiills:  Slock  Mr.  wcl  CICS.  iugiy  i been at M  ' efforts a c  Oswald   has  dono     exeoo.d-  1 for the six'months-he has  . Lehman and th.'ou^h  his  lurch will shortly be built  .Animal Inviecrator  ���������  I.*  -���������A do-orderizer of national reputation; also a disinfectant for-poultry  and stock. Guaranteed the best of  its  kind on the market.  ��������� (Woodhouse) one of the best invito ra tors for horses and'cattle'during the cold wet days of winter. Some  stockmen'think there is nothing like  it.  ���������Pest, on the market as a perfect  food for all young stock. It is just  the thing for them during the time  when there is but little grass.  'for the Rand congregation. r! he  I'membors of the church board for the  I coming year are; Messrs H. McDon-  ; aid, A. Boyle, C. Marsh, M. Giilir* and  j D. McAskill. The treasurer is to be  j elected by the board. Mrs. Grimsby  | was re-elected superintendent of the  Sunday .school.  botsf  ee  J. J.-SPARROW  ..GOATS'-MILK ICE CUEAM  Ice cream made of goats' milk  and flavored with rose leaves is a  popular frozen delicacy in Greece  and Crete, according to an American Red Cross worker recently  returned from abroad. Goal?'  mill; i.s whiter than cows' milk and  ire. CM-uni frozen from it has almost the blue tinge of skimmed  mill;, un'i-ss colored vi h the pet-vl.-*  of the rose. Why not try rose  petals in American ice cream'.*  We have just .completed our Annual  Stock-Taking, and wish to take the opportunity of Thanking our many patrons, who  by their patronage have enabled us to  complete, a most . satisfactory year's  Business. ? -������.  We are busy opening up new Goods, all  of which show marked reductions over  last season's goods.  An extensive range of the season's newest  Ginghams at, per yard   GROCERY SPECIALS���������  Pine Apple, per tin ...........  Squirrel Peanut Butter, per tin  PATRONIZE YOUR HOME STORES and SA VE  MOENY, and THUS BUILD UP YOUR TOWN.  B. C. Phone, 4  Farmers' Phone 1007  auwMJUWiwmawHiBiaBa 1  i  I  U  Page Four  f HEABBOTSFORi) POST  *������*���������<(  THE ABBOTSFORD POST '..  '��������� ��������� I'l'I'LIS'llKM)  liVlfiltV   FltlDAY _ '  '     j. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  Member or Lhe Canadian Weekly    Newspapers'  Association.  FKII)AY,'I-KBnLTAHY4, 1  921  a small-proportion of it on a through  road.    It 'is* not   the  rightful  share  iof up-lceep.  itaaaaaeaaaaaoatseiataas  r-p-a  [ From our,exchanges .we glean that  iMr. J.1 A. McKelvie, editor of "the!  ���������Vernon. News, has left to help legis- |  late .at .Ottawa, and =that Mr. Wr. h"L|  ���������McTagagrt will direct the destinies  of that paper editorially; that : the  Grand Forks Sun man has'been oblig- ,  ed to let one week's issue go by.default on account of illness:  that Mr.  1-gW*  **  Deliver  e*  .     .       .     .   ,, '   ;,���������-    M>./.������rrlincT     In   town:   that Editor Savage,    of    the  So imh'-rhvnl is i.l that the capital, accoi(.unb    io ,Cowichkn Leaderi oi:,Duncan, is sulci-,  ,-,. . , ui��������� i^.i!.,  ins been moved for lhe lime be-,ihg a lusty youth   of   twenty-one  IX-ponS IrOJN lilCiA   u_l, IUIS ueen m ,.nhinr-'l ' vcars���������didn-'t   know.  "Bill"   was   so,  in" io a certain iioiei in Lan^iey I.rau ������������������-.    .1ULiLclulu\' i0id, but then we always thought ho.  n     '                       ,.n   wi|hnill    e^COnlion    lOOKIMg   lOWai'ClS ��������� waB a fatherly, sort of fellow at that.,  tl),    NN.uiuui   ������--.-v    ]._ f j      r^  special   writ,-;-u])   in   thnt ,])'.M)ev  ,i   however, is not by any'means com-  '*   plete as it does not contain the present  editor's  picture.     Yet  we  see  a  cut of an excellent press in the writo-  \up. '   , ���������      *  ministers a  ,'   Hev'sMutlTic l)i������ majority ol' Uioni have been on  "1*v:r-,'.:'.;i, ..��������� i ..-in,. Hit lasi lew days."   lu-om-all  ii,'.*    liltMil!;v'    ,.���������������''-, O    ���������"'-, .     -       .  w...0i:,its ii "is a hoi cleeiion without a mistake.  Owing lo {rouble between lhe job,printers and  iheir employers, whicli reshlied in a cessation oi  work for lhe first two weeks of this year, the publication of lhe Vancouver and Lower Mainland-  ���������Telephone Directory has been delayed. ,Jt was  anticipated that it .would be ready on February  1st, bid il well be three or four weeks late.  Since the job printers resumed work on January 17th, afl speed has-been    made, with    the'  printing, and the Directory will be delivered, to  subscribers as soon as possible. ���������   .  ������������������������ '  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co,  eariv oas * ^y^;; ��������� , |alcr calje(| N(JW Wcslminstcr,.  The Victoria Colonist has n  long  thy editorial on  Proportional   Kcpro  mini*"'"1'1"1*8"  (-c������(ijn������ia������������������B������������������na������aw������n������BOBW������B������Bww*Hw������iom������Da���������Ba!!  otikj.wu'.j n>uiKk.Huu������ra  tr>.i������rei������.^w^������,.������-  ncd lo UiioensDoro  sentation   headed   "kill   it.'*    'If   our   j^  contemporary   will  just.'be  a     little Xfijv^      A Slrjrjsoin  patient,   P. . R:   will   have, foniniillod ' VV ITS.   J-\lX\Uf^l>U  ��������� '."iiMlWUCi'  ,.,*. V   ..... V, .      . - -  -  suicide or have died a natural dea,ih  Victoria had belter look out  first \ice-president of the Royal Agri-  *    ���������   7*       ": ,  '  i   *    ,i,'���������:   ii^   ...v-ipnl   nniinl   of  LaiieleV   ouliural  and  Industrial  :3r.<:ir!l.y,  was  llie oui chinch ai lhe ancient capuai ol ^������'d,1-j   ]:lp( (,Vrtll Vlirc]Qf:ted   president,   by  v. ������������������s'so-5'1 v--ai*s a-^o moved lo Maple lodge. I... ���������.���������hm-aMon, succeed! i,- Mr.   c.   a  '"���������"'" '  -"-'-' *���������  . V'.dsi    vho declined-to seek  r." nl.-c-  Tiviv ���������-���������<���������\he dec!ion al Delia decides the fate of  'iho ni'iYcr"'/������������������'ov^rinneni and that the election in Peter-  i"'-mii������di, (iuiH-io, decides how long the Meighen gov-  General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock   Specialist.  2.'! yeai'h ainiwu'' the Wlookmeii of I  i,1ip "kVsisit Vnlky. Am h mi'"' f  with i.he d-ilVi-rent. '���������>*'*'*������  stock and thoi: valuer.  (il    liw  .������������������rnnienl niav last.     i line win tc  v*  tion to the position he has hold  for  Address   all   connn-.iuicaiioiis    to.  P.ox :M Chilli������ ack. B. (J*  -.   ��������� ���������  ���������   i'     i   /''      '    :      i'   >. ' K-, ���������.-.^p'-  C-.wi mnnHKhT; I once more elected to his old familiar  il is saisi lual i.anacia for the pa.s> kwmonuisnas ^gt ^ treasureVi and Mr_ D. E. Mac-  |,.,r,n   jV'-lbj'** '^^:'l" Ol' ������he   nreSKlirC  ol   tlie immigration   Kenzie   was   again   elected   manager  '    *-"-11   *    '"   '." V "."." .Y      ,,.  4--."!.r ,.||.:/>kin  ol'iioQ n'\' Ccnlral   and secretary.  There was no  balloL-  ,  i/iovi-meiu !i*oid ilie vns-uny su iCivCn s-atto oi ^cntiat        an electlong belng by   aoclama.  j,..;(! SnnlhcMsiiMT! Europe,     The Dominion lirmugra- tion. .  lion aoiiiw-rliics have been meelnig the   pressure   by     Teach children t0 he polite. Tench  i ::������';d   C ni'OPCs.-nient  of  regulations  intended   tO  prevent   them there is nothing lml goodness of  ! n!! {! X  the past  eight years.  Dr.   J.   G.  Mc  , j^^^,^^^,^^,.TOr������������r  Kay was elected  first vice-president !  and  Mr.  A.  D.  Paterson. of   Ladiier,  second   vice-president,   while   Mr.   A.  Wells   Gray   was  elected   third   vice-  president.   Mr.   G.   D.   Brymner   was  INCUBATORS  AND  OHO' \J kj������il.s.\3  for-  the    cb;ui;ig    hatchiii"'    season.'j j  wlrch   w'll   !)e   tho   bh^est   in   tlie j \  T  "aircJIiui^sJJffiiJt'iJ'feT'iES  T  Funevai' 'Director  ACJIONT    I'OK    IS10ADSTONMS  Phone Connection. Mission City  8  For   a  Good Smoke Try  ���������B.C. & Old Sport  C \ G A R S  8     C.    CIGAR    FACTORY  V\I1_BERG  A Vi/OLZ.  PROPS  2=-s ^3.-tt-^a^_rzn^it������rixc^-t'*tcr'2'^,ju*fc:'?srrpwr3  Teach children to he polite. Tench : njstai.v ol- this Jsrovir.ce.  (.'.-nia:ia \v:-r.!s immigration but very rigid enforcement of ia-,v.s liiai tend lo make immigrants good citizens MJionld be enforced. Of what avail is il thai a  man or woman can read his or her own language on  coming Into Canada and have a passport? They may  , ;n their way be good, hul.are they the acid test of what  crood citizen?  ' i  I i  ������������������. 11 !   ;: ' n ;% v.   c  ni'ortvmenl of reguiaiions intended to prevent  of siirpins population to flood lhe labor mar-  ���������]-���������'( ii.-vi \Ui\:i he a citarge on the public ireasnry.  ' One of liie acid losis is Ijial every immigrant over ^^^^^^^  1") v.-ai-s of n'-e nn.'..:;i -:ass a hierary test by proving ins ]C.ni(;ll..'--each them to --ay "How do  - ^j'jih*  [O  re;vi  hi.s C*W:I  i-iniilUU'e.      EverV person  COm-  you do?" or "Good mornins;" to every  *: :->   y -' .....",,    '��������������� r n  n   ���������n���������������,   I hody with whom you are acquainted;  ���������:!:{ ii't;ni i.'ic coiiiineni oi   fvnropc must Have a pa^s- ,iever t0 contva(iict, whisper,   hum,  beat a tattoo with the fingers on.the  furniture or loll around in lounging  attitudes in company; to say ���������'if you  please" and "excuse mo," if it is  necessary to pass before any one, or  to leave the table before the. rest, and  never to do any of* the things for  which it is necessary to ask to be excused unless it is absolutely unavoidable; not to toss things instead of  handing them; not to lis'f-m to any-  --    . ,.   ,, , ,   .,       tt    ���������<     i   Ci    <        thing  not  intended   for  choir     ears;  .-xnei'ienco oi Lanaaa ana the Uniieo* olaies not t0 refuse t0 give the whole to_a  is ilia! [\\-vc are olhei- (fiiaiifiealions that tend to make ivisitor when half  wii'i   not do.   a  , r ��������� ��������� . i   ��������� i ii     ���������    ������������������,, I polite child is the best of companions  go;;-.! ciuxen.s oi nnniigranis.    jn our humble opinion ;,Jut a rude one   is   a   tr>Ubiesnmc  t;ilC (ff these  leSlS WOl;:d  be iilC  iildividlial's Opinion'Of [nuisance and will find'himsolf learn-  Jis.o  .v;^--w-,-(,^nS  of  lik roiFni'-r  lii'tl   hp  i\ Ipqvino-   nnd   in& at eighteen    or    twenty    things  ������������������^   --^   ���������_>-'^"i,-"������  Ot   11!.^ C(,ulll. y   \ilc\l  l.C  IS ICa\l������l���������.  ailll   V/hich should have been taught when  or:;w eonchisions wiial his opinion of .the a child.  ���������*>���������, ennne;*.! of tlil.s cbimiry would   he.       A ."\vhat1 lovf/'  weeks' education instrncling the intending i ,i6ve to watcii the pile blue si:y  : cm (he Canadian system    of   goveniment jvVd sef ^ cl7?ds g? sailing by'  ,        . ,.   .      . . *"/���������'������������������( i      i       r 'ove to hear the robins sing,  ���������.:������������������:��������� i*as a  tan* icea o>  wiial it means to be ,i love to hear the church beiic ring,  :���������. !;:;ri him over (o ol)ev the laws of rjie.do-;T love t0 hear,tho cock's shri11 crow>  i       -     ,       : ��������� ^ ,' !   ��������� /���������   i /��������� I love to watch the sunset's glow.  ne is ojivc m Canada, and it  he re 1 uses i love to see the stars at night,  lit*! "*'���������:���������!'-'������������������' lo Ids own coin*i(ry; anri make the pen- i love, i love the paie moonlight.  l\y  hedieuce back to Ciirojie for him.    The for-  :   , r   s   . i ���������        .      ' ,   ! ]   ,   ���������     I love to go to school each da.'.-,  .������������������.;:������������������. oj .y.ivyr.cii nas in the past neen a dein- i love to kiss the tears away.  ���������  liie  welfare of both  Anglo-Saxon  countries, ������������������ Iove the aDPlc trees in hioom,  h   wii'i!   I)-*'  v<8i*v   innch  iv������iin;. wilhnnf   M-w-mii  il love the solt' sofl si,ver inoon'    '  ���������'    ���������'-''���������--   -'-    <Oj    t.'i.Ci   ./u^i    WllIlOUl   uiLIll. ii iove the hahy's early words.  '��������������� ':-'-' ' ;; Hie ail.'inde of the Doukhobors and p iove. i iove the song of birds.  -.:������������������"���������;.������������������.���������   :^:\-'w:'.-   ,- -. i r; ���������   n-i,,,",!;,..,,,,!   ,uc|���������ni j ;I love the tale of clever elf,  .    ";;   ' i"Y',:**V-'l1*-   '-"-���������"tcUional syslem ami ! love_:to raid the pantrv shelf>  I'te j/Ci*!')': oi Ine recent war.    We have to I   'idnre and decide according to the oninions'   Aunt Neliic���������w'eI1- "0l)hi^ d^a!  6     "  ft.  r m^j irv ������ri; ir** e ��������� V& tj'  JUlm^UKi  Ik  8-14 Cambie St.  va?:oogve������  Alex, S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Fublic  OFFICE  ,T. A. Catherwood Building  3'hone SC01   I'. O.  Kox ������9  MISSION CITY, IJ. C  .rem ���������/]::���������;  ! ..wm of :.  coup!*.' of  i,.nmi:;r--::'j  CI";;:    C. ' ' '.'V  i. didon ii  ;.���������! ii  a 1 iV c;:  t !gn c!  menl   I  SKT.VfCK  made in Canada  /.el  us  i.'je   I'd-  < i  1  )OK I-  ���������. f !!;-:  i i / < 11 ��������� ���������  '���������. n:i\)'. ���������'  I am now open for buainess in my new building on  Washington Street, Mission City, B. G.  I have opened an up-to-date show room, also carry a  ft  complete line of Chevrolet Parts, including Gas and Oil.  j) When you are in Mission City, I would be pleased if you  pV. would come in and see my display of cars and if interested  > in new or second-hand cars; 1 can meet your demand with  r) a price that will suit you.  C$      Jf you are not in a position to pay cash for your car, I  [}k  can arrange easy terms, which I am sure will please you  either in a new or second hand Car.  Model 4������0 Chevrok-i, F. 0. li.s Mission City, B. C, $1153.00  i ..U-  n.-.  V"\   , ' '","     7        ��������� l V    ./V    did you see Santa Claus   this    time? ; ))  viial ilie elect would he in build-    .Dobby���������no, Auntie,   it   was   too'w Model Bal)y Graiid Chevrolet, I'.O.B. Mission City, $1920.  ..00  '���������)>'<" !*)  ''���������im-hI'I        I p{  n������ hr������ w'c.M   (llir,{: t0 see ilim- but 1 heard what he ! c?       ,   ,  ^.i.     i.i y.niLM.ci.     I., ,t uaiJM\.^ said whcn he knocked hlH toea������cain-i t>     I have some exceptionally good buys  m  second-hand  ''- M*<'Cra(Jon ailfi excJUCie those peoples st the bedpost.     ' "       | IP cars, which have been completely overhauled and are in  o; saiv noi \;\ ;*ccord witii (iial oi'good gov-  :' ,.;ood ciiizcurship.  ^ -Sir. Cr.'.,-!:::- at C:. n!.ir4on-! Ik- o! h--i- : "icipalllies, a::d the majority of the  ';;iy :;nv(> ���������?(;-.ui koccI ndvicr; [:������ l(io;Uuougli traffic on this road is by  I ;opln li;.*:; on riwiv.ic--^^ and {i.rno!)K j-Uuvie who probably pay only their  ;'(' ���������������������������":'������������������''s ii'.' ;oL fa !i was . that !,into licence fax, and perhaps some  '; vcryoii" v !'o u'-'k! a roid ;il'..-n-l..i in jjaxus in the cities, but very little of  s-'-me v.'i'.y. n.- r-Uior ];,iy his v:.:?;hl.ful i Uiis ���������:* 'spent on the Dewdney .iTrunk'  f:i;.iri! of !;��������������������������� r ;:-!;.:(���������{).' i.,-:t us aniiiy' .road. Tiie governient has made it a  1-i.y (o l!i������ ti-ntik rom's tIirou5*hout .rule that it is a fi0-50 basis for the  *V- FiT!"-'!' Yv.lU'y. for instnuce ',!.";, up-iroep of this road, and wants to  V'lie road or tin? roa.l on the north I apply it to the Yale road also.  ���������������������������'-h.! of l.!ie i-.'ver fi'oin the coast, and j VV'liy not the municipality turn a-  r-.oro pariicii'!:;; ly tho i::C.er. The'round and make a ruling that would  Ynl'- rofid hf (���������.'���������v::'<ir>v(-t\ a govern-, alter this? It seems an imposition  ���������-fit road a I! !!." wr.y thronr;!;. Tlio: (hat a government should collect the  L-jv;CM-,y road ;���������*.*>:.'��������� Uiroush the rnu-! automobile Lax and then spend such ;  g^Ef^jj*^'K^iSimiiigmmuiuijujitnmingf?P?  E. ������/.  Eigelow  IlarriHter,  Etc.  At J. A. CAT!IIiJRWOOD'S  Every   Friday  Phones:   Mission  1503  Long Distance:    Pt. Coquitlani  Phone 80  I  excellent condition.  (>   One Ton Ford Truck, gSOO.OO Cash, luilanee on easy terms  ������ 5-P������ssengcr Ford 1D1!> Model, $350 Ca.sli, bal.,'easy.terms;  J.4&0'Chevrolet 11)10-20 'Model, $375 Casli,'lial., easy terms  W  x������wyittn8j<ygfi&]WiK^  STUART  CHEVROLET and DODGE AGEiNTS  3IISSIOX CITY; 1$. CV  e^'^sj*1^^^^  v'1  ' '  ^rfM^J^iWWJ^BWa^^ ���������I  p. ������������������������ *K���������*���������.������������������������ QW���������*���������,���������* ^jyt������-������  !35Es������!!5?!!w  P^Wn^fciJi.^ r^*nr.rt-T?  (^  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ��������� ������rrsrar.-~i������i  PAGfi THREft <  MEETING REPRESENTATIVE  ���������������   ������ OF   ENTIRE   PROVINCE  Delegates from ' every hoard of  trade in the province will'be in Vancouver for "the convention of the  Associated Boards of Trade fo take  place on February 9, 10, 11 and 12.  Air entertaining programme for the  benefit of the Visitors is being arrang  ed by the Vancouver Board of Trade  and many important matters affecting  provincial trade will be taken up.  The large number of ��������� re-organization ���������' meetings recently held  throught the province by beards of  ���������trade is evidence of the enthusiasm  existing over the approaching "conference. Chilliwack,' iMisison, Port  Coquitlam and Port Moody are only  a few of the towns who have undertaken membership campaigns of  late and havo decided to reorganize  'for more active work. They' will all  have delegates' at the convention..  It is pointed out' that boards cf  trade in smaller communities in the  old days were regarded as something  in the nature of debating societies  but that, now there is a strong desire  on the part of men serving on such  organizations to work for the progressive development of the province.  The" Associated Hoards of Trade are  in no small way responsible, for tin':;  development of civic service. Uitring  the last, year the association has  assisted very materially in tho re-organization of its membership. And it  points with pride fo the f:u:t that for  the first time in the history of the  province tlie coining e.onvoiuon will  be .IQOr.por cent. IX C. An assurance  has come from the' president of the  Island Hoards of Trade that, his organization will he fully represented  und it is' certain thai, the Kootenay  and Windermere districts will have,  good-sized delegations oh hand. Delegates from the Okanagan and Central British 'Columbia and from the  Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland will also he numerous.  During the excursion of the members of the Vancouver Board of  Trade to the Peace River last October  the business men and farmers of the  various sections visited brought very  forcibly to their attention the great-  need of railway communications to  that country. As each community  had,some railroad scheme fo offer, it  was thought advisable to extend them  all an invitation to have representatives here for tlie convention. And  as a result of these invitations there  will be delegates from the Peace River,' Grand Prairie, and Spirit River  Boards of Trade in Alberta. A thorough discussion of the,questions of  better railway facilities to such districts is being allowed for on the a-  gonda.   ���������  The inaugural address reviewing  the work accomplished during the  past" year will he delivered by Mr.  Chris Spencer, president. Luncheons  will bo tendered the delegates every  day. A banquet <will be given'under  the auspices of the manufacturers'  bureau of the Vancouver Board of  Trade on the evening of Thursday,  February 10; on Friday a. banquet  will be given the delegation by the  Board of Trade. It has also been  planned that if time permits a trip  aruund the city, to visit all the principal industrial plants will be arranged.  'NEW   LIQUOR  HILL   FOR    .  QUE55EC  OUTLINED  QUll'BIOC, Jan. 28.���������Premier Ta-  schereau outlined the proposed new  legislation in regard to the sale of  liquor'in the province of Quebec at  a caucus of government supporters  yesterday. He , announced that a  committee of three members would  be appointed by an order-in-council  to handle the liqu'or business. The  head office will be in Montreal.  - Mr. Taschcreau said liquor would  be sold at retail government , depots,  but only one bottle at a time, with  [certain provisions governing.' the  price. In the city of Montreal there  would be one depot for every 5 0,000  inhabitants, while in Quebec there  will be one for every 4 0,00 0.-    ,  In the depots, wine will be sold by  the bottle, and in hotels having more  ; than. 100 bedrooms, by the glass be-  jtween 6 a. m. and 9 p. m. Certain per-  | mits may be obtained for extended  'hours in the case of banquets.  .     MO HE PA VINO OF  11 Kill WAV  j.. Dr. King, mini iter of public works  Premier Oliver and local representatives of public bodies had a long  consultation in Vancouver on Friday  on the subject of continuation of  hard-facing  of    the     Pacific    .Migh-  I way. As the result,    if    is    probable  'that, as soon as the weather conditions permit, a start, will' be made  upon the paving of another stretch of  the Pacific-Highway from the Clover-  dale end. The scheme approved provides for commencing at the B. C. ID.  R. tracks in Cloverdale and working  ���������north along the highway towards the  present end of the, paving near the-  Green Tnmber. The matter of paving the road 'through Cloverdale  Township its. full width was gone into  and ��������� tentative arrangements outlined for the municipality and property owners to be directly benefited  bearing a proportionate share of the  cost of this necessary improvement.  It is felt that it would be a .great  mistake not to have the road, through  Cloverdale paved its full width, when  the plant for the 18-1't. strip is on  the job, and there Is little doubt but  J that' an   equitable   arrangement  will  ��������� be come to for the carrying out of  the paving of, the full width for. that  stretch.  ' lt also appears probable that the  government will assist in the solution of the drainage problem which  confronts Cloverdale's business section.  Exhibition  a  Money Maker  Help, the Hospital Fund.  Steel-head Notes  Mrs    M.   Swartz   was   a  visitor to  the coast last week.  ������������������ Messrs. - C. and IT.    Webb    spent  Monday in Vancouver and Naw "Westminster.   .  -��������� A -dance will be held in the Steel-  head school on Saturday nigh Al'.  visitors are welcome.  Mr. Kneeves of Caribou is viciting  Mr.  W. A. - McCoombs  Mr. Van Buskirk is spending a few  days at the coast. ..���������    -  ���������Expenditures   made   by  the  R.   A.  & I. Society during    1920',    totalling  | $fi4,2''4.3U,     exceeded   receipts     by  $G,706.4 0, but as a suni of $8,7:i:j,.!)7  | included   in   the , expenditures   went  for   new   buildings ��������� and   new   equip:  inent,  and   were     therefore     cap'tal  ��������� expenditures,   the   actual   operations  for. the.year    showed   a    surplus of  $2,027.57. ���������,-  I This in a nutshell is the financial  statement presented at the annual  meeting last evening by" Mr. D.' E.  MacKenzie. secretary-manager.  The ���������, balance    sheet    shows   total  'material    assets    of.  $11,696.94,   as  against  liabilities  of   $1,954.50.  At the .beginning of the year the  R. A. and I. Society had a credit  balance in "the bank of.- $4,751.9 0.  It ended the year with a debit bal-  an ce'of ' $ 1,9 5 4.5 0. These t wo amounts make up, the total by which  expenditures, exceeded revenue.  I     Receipts      totalled $57,587.90.  made up    as    follows.    Admissions,  to grounds,  $13,974.in;  to  stadium,  $9,592.00;  to arena $6 75.75;    membership ' fees, .$2,000;   attendant and  'auto,   $500;   concessions,   $5,301.00;  entry  fees,  $2,974.70,--   grants    from  provincial   and     Dominion     governments,      $12,442.88;      subscriptions,  $G,'304..25; special    prizes,    $851.07;  sundries,   $2,791.50.  j.'  The  expenditures'were  comprised  .under the following principal heads,  ,viz.:   buildings "and    repairs, includ-  j ing a new dog show    building,,   new  stock Judging    pavilion,, an  enlargement     of    the    poultry   .building.  I $9,002.8 8;   printing     and     advertising,-  $3,004.22;     office'     expenses,  ji $4,917.4 9;        exhibition       expense's  '[$5,995.23;        attractions:!        music;  $4,067.78;  lacrosse, $6,985.00; auto  polo, $1,925; mounted police,    $418;  decorations;  $436;  children's ^sports,  $111.55;  sundries,  $5,008.65.  ji    Under the heading of balance sheet  a statement of assets  and liabilities  is presented. The    principal    item is  the Society's    holdings    of    Victory  Bonds, of a'face value    of    $10,0.00.  Other assets listed are office    furniture and   ��������� various ������ equipment,    the  | whole     totalling     $11,696.94.     The  | only liability is the debit balance at  !the bank of $1,954.50. It should  be  noted   that  the  balance  sheet takes  no  account  of   the  exhibition   buildings which, on    public property   are  actually the   property of the city   of  i\ew   Westminster.  1     Two   notable   Canr.d'ians   were    made    honorary  members'of the Canadian'Institute of Civil Engineers  at the annual meeting of the Institute recently held  ' in Montreal, Lord Shaughnessy, the Chairman of the  "Caanadian Pacific  Railway,  and Sir John-Kennedy,  the "dean of Ca.nada's  engineering  profession.      Although Lord  Shaughnessy is not a professional engineer, and  therefore   could   not   become  a regular  member-of the Institute, he was made an honorary  member,-.in view of his" distinguished career a.* the  head of the Canadian Pacif'.c Railway, in which position for many years he has been intimately connected  with  engineering, and probably employed ' more  engineers than any man in Canada,  f     For the presentation there was one of the most  TEAOl JEKS WANT MOKE  PAY  J^Lord  dist'-ngu'shod gnthc-rinTs or cng'necrs seen in Montreal in a lou*j fine. The pre-sen! at ion was made by  Mr. Walter .J. Fr.-.nc's. the retiring preside-nt of t'-"  Institute, and as th.'e two veteran Crnadian'* rcce'ved  their badges ihey were gieotcd with prolonged applause.  A sin'vulr'i: honor was bcrtowpd upon thrtm. with  the presentation of sr.'id go'd badge** of-the I ���������'.���������������������������������������������< ntc  'which were exact r������::'-'ea<- of thai pro-cr.t'vl to tV  'Princt':. of Wales. Wiirn the Prince w.'-'i in .Montrest!  last year ho co:ir;cn:td to heeoj.n -:n hiunrnry :-��������� ���������.���������*���������"'���������-  -her cf tho E'livuee-ini: fiistitrte and in honor of tho  event a special !\'"'~o w: '- ctv\vk, c-i;;'*avod w'th tlio  crest ot I he- Institute r:v' the Pr'tve's r.rir-ic on Mto  badge. S'wc then '��������� n r.ioic el (V-rc ""'d ha'l'-*.t  have born ''.truck ;*;;ji-> * It-  era vv nv-inhiMs dfvf r| 'ii"1  golden replicas of t!ie Pr'nci  Sbauehnecpv aM ("Ji.,- .'o1 n '  solver, in d'slii'-gui*-'"--  atl?'n���������->"!������������������������������������������������������ t:- war;;"-   v-  The irn p'TRf.' . a ������������������err: <*  honorary i-irm.'-n- :;;������'p *n M:o  of Canada ������������������������������������?(!.'.'    *'    O  ���������"i-iv.  <-." ������   :  !     ir^     t-on-  ? ! r,rr!  ���������"-r-r.i-  e:>n p..:i.\   v.vj h as  then- own  '\o.      In  ������������������  ...jji   r  T   "��������� i-1'it-���������"*n   ! ���������"! -<  io  cf  ,r'  Jlxeel'on.v  ,v:'t. r/ .'���������.-'.���������on  ���������r-nio-*-''-;-iif'r."i   il   R   n   t'"- P'  preceded  \'oc  fnil-o <[  r)'--,-'v.-.-'  oral.   V-v ������ -O'-n-^-.'il   flii    V"'C~  h!".   f"!.-t" o'i   ���������-,'i"'.vv   ivrli   w  ���������.������������������>"d'  ���������rr  London   !'");i'-ioirl. the  Covf>niO''-f;oiip''fil.   T)<\  "ipi-  '���������y  D  '*���������   o I  ��������� r i-  'a r -,-.���������  r->  '! nar-Ocn-  ������������������r~   !"l-.*' \'   n.r)      f*-.--./-"]o  '���������''*���������-'"-' ���������*'���������   '���������:    i'-c  I'--:  in'.   K.C .M.C..  'I'f'.-'j-t   .���������'-.;-;..l'-> -���������;��������� ex-  /ri-t,,;,  0.~ ���������*,r..cini  University. Verily a galaxy of distinguished men  with whom even such citizens as Lord Shattghner.sy  and Sir John Kennedy may well feel honored to ba  assooiatcd.  Prolonged applause greeted the two new honorary members as President Walter J. Francis pinned  the golden badges on their-lapels, a note of pathos  being added by the fact that Sir John Kennedy  will never sec his, his eyesight having completely  failed   him   during   the  past  number  of years.  The applause was renewed when Lord Shaugh-  nessy rose to reply. The Chairman of the Canadian  Pacific said that although he could not claim tha  honor of being an engineer his many years->a3  President of the C. P. R. had brought him into  very   intimate   relations   with   that   profession.  "V have probably employed more engineers of  various kinds than any man in Canada" said Hi������  Lordship, "and I hsive always had the highest  respect for the members of the profession, and  never found them hrcck Iheir trust. In engineering mailers [ always rtlied entirely upon their  export advice, pnd tho Canadian Pacific was never  the loser for it. Of course there wore mistakes  miirlo during the years, but both were jointly  responsible, and the C. P. R. did not pass the blama  on to the engineers, but wont to work to profit  by any  mfcta"-:pr, made���������and  there were not many."*  Tn cor elusion I nrrt K'uu'r-thncsey made brief reference lo tho encroachment of years, which ha4  rrc-i"-'ht a new President to the Canadian Pacific,  Mr. E. W. Realty. He said that in all probability  he would not have many years to wear the golden  liC-dno of his honorarv in'-mbership of the Engineer-  ir.-j; Ju.-3tifr.te, hut rhat he Fihouid always treasura  it ,.*iLli pride nnd a v. aim gratitude for the honor  conf'Tr'-d   upon  h-in.  Sir Jc'-in Ko.-iucdy w"'o sn.f with his old friend.  Lord S!v.i'.",hnL'.<-"y, ?'~,c nw'e a brief response.  TTe snnke of Iho -ir-ij-or'a:i"e o<* lhe engineering pro-  fc:-'i:ion, f specially In 1.311* upbuiki'iig of a young and  r^'-.-f i(-.r->*v. , r.ij.;-y p,vr'n nH ,i,0 Dominion, fn fact  lie rcnt'ii*!:,ed li.--'. the pioTress of Canada and tli������  r(! .;-::fe. crt o! t'io < n-inp-'-rin^ piofoFs'on were oa  r-...,��������� r.i !���������!..;.. AS ',)'.;��������� n ff the profef-sion he re-  ra!! d the v*::ir nf lhe Pvhi'e of \V,il-s Ctfhe late  7- = -., y;i-n;vii (n p(.nr-.;i-r.n 'r. '"r-7. when tho Prince  hid FVrird lhe c;rr--< !ur* 'v p'-. p in Cnn,"da. and her  as a younr; rn'-'r,-r--.r, '.- M1C- r,C!:-;c ocf.;ifir-i' had the  hor'.or  of startin;:   i'ec   rfi-oiT1.  The  :-er o;;y    elc^d    wi'h    henrf'"   cheers  Un'ver-iiiy, and Dv, \V. Hodgson  L'l'.ia.   cf  Toronto    Lord Slaughnwcy and Sir John Kennedy.  for  ' GIFFORD, Jan. 27.���������Mr. Philip  Jackman presided at a meeting of  the Matsqui School Trustees held  here en Wednesday, the other members in ��������� attendance being trustees  P. Conroy. R. Owens and T. Lancaster, with Mr. S. Leslie Brice?  clerk.  Mary applications for increases  in salaries are awaiting the attention of the new board, among them  those from Miss J. M. Hardie. Rid-  gedalel Miss Mable Dorer, division  one, Matsqui; Miss. Gertude Mank-  well, Jubilee: Miss Gladys Forrester  B. A. , principal at Mt. Lehman:  and Miss F. Waite, junior division,  Mt. Lehman.  Mr. R. Telford, or Clayburn. is  onxicus that the board shou'd undertake manual training in cenain  schools.' which he considers beneficial and necessary, and has sub-  mil ted for the attention of the  board, correspondence on the subject he has had with the Minister  of   Education. Mr.   H. Kyle,    or  ganizer of technical education, will  probably investigate tlie matter  1 Mr. C. O'D. Bell wrote, asking  tlie Board to consider his application for a sidewalk .over the swamp  at. Matsqui Prairie. It was considered that, the provision of- roads  and footpaths was the work of the  Council, and not within the province  of the Board. If was stated incidentally that there was a route along the  dyke top which would allow tlie children getting to and from school dry-  shod. " without materially increasing  the distance covered. The request will  be forwarded to the Matsqui Council.  Miss Agnes MoManus, of Ridge-  dale school, asked to be released from  her duties there by March 1st, as she  is fo he married soon after that date.  Miss r-'e'vlanus stated in her letter  Ilia* she had kept, a r-ijord o.' the  work fctsM ted and in it url. for lhe  convenience of her successor al lhe  school.  Dr. R. H. Port, m3dlc.il health  officer, wrole. intlmal in-j; that Prad-  ner school might bo re-oeencd on  Monday.   Jan.   21.  Mr. J. Paice was appointed iani-  lor for the Malsqui school, and given the care of the grownds adjoining the school and (he use of  (he house, his duties to commence  probably in March. There is difficulty in regard to finding other accommodation for the teacher, who  at present lives in the r,"hool  house, with her mother, and it was  stated that there is no other linur-^  will spare accommodation within  ciuite a distance of the school. Mr.  Paice will also look after tho cleaning of the Clayburn. Kic's'edale and  Glcnmore schools. The Linn of rhe  present janitor, Mr. A. ('. Adams,  will conclude with February.  Miss Kennedy was pppoint'-d as  teacher to the Glenmore soho-il at  a salary of $900.  The work on the Aberdeen school  addition is to be accepted as concluded, with the exception c>( a  small item for maintenance, and the  WHY HO A OS PAIL  The taxpayers' search in the past  year for an answer to this .question  has led to the. discovery that whatever may have ben done in the* past  to insure proper sub-grade, more  must lie done. There is no dcinying  the'fact that .short haul traffic is  changing over from (he railway  to the highway. Recently, the Ocean  Shore Railroad ' (a California"line)  filed .an application with the Interstate'.Commerce Commission for authority to quit business. The plea  made was that the 'motor truck has  seriously and adversely, affected our  freight revenues, and the general increase of the'use of the public'highway has affected also our passenger  revenues.' In trying to stem the rising tide of'highway traffic, short, line  railway stockholders in,this instance  has assessed themselves seven times  and then "gave'up theghost."  Whatever may be given as the immediate cause for short line railway  troubles, the underlying fact is that  the.community owned highways is be  coming a public utility.* with .the direct" result that the road is* being  loaded with new tonnage to a degree  unexpected by the public.  lt now appears, under the impact  of increasing tonnage, that providing  a rigid surface on the road is not  sufficient, that however .well that sur  face, may be. built,'-the--'tendency of  the road is toward - failure far too ���������  rapid to permit,.its .saving capacity  to earn its "way out before' reconstruction becomes necessary,; unless,  and this brings' us to-the peak development of 1920', due care is given  to the construction of the sub-grade.  " In addition to the work" under way  by the Federal Highway . Council  along" this line, attention is'; being  given to the" same subject by the  engineering division of .the, National  Research Council'. Out of these two  organized movements to. determine  right principles in sub-grade construction, there is promise for a long  step forward in the science of highway '   engineering   In ' the  ���������" future.  rOTATOES ARE DOWN IN PRICE  ' A marked decline'.in the prices of  potatoes was one of the features of  the trading on the Fraser. Valley  market at New Westminster on  Tuesday. Though there.was not much  change in the ' quotation per sack,  $1 50 being the lowest, price, ranging  up to $1.75'for Urn lots the price  dropped sharply to $20, and in some  cases even less, wtih $'"0 top quotation instead of $4 0.  A'big supply of live poultry saw a  -.light decline all round, with the de-  ���������.rcase perhaps most marked in heavy  birds.   Fggs   dropped   at, least   fivo  wills   wholesale,   with   tho .tendency  -ven weaker, closing transactions being done around 53 cents per dozen;  r,3 cents to 5 5 cents represented the  hulk of the transactions for the morn  ���������ng. Retail eggs'sold at GO cents to 65  cents per dozen. A  still greater variation was    evidenced in    butter, re-  rail prices for ��������� which ran from    65  ���������cits to 75 cents per pound.,'  Meai shared the general-downward  tendency, though lhe decline in prices  was most ApiriTrent . in pork. The  very best pork fetched no more (ban  -.2 cents per pound..with 17 eenls the  '���������op price for heavy. Veal realized last  week's price of 23 cents for prime  ���������[ualities. Beef ran from 8 cents to-10  cents, with 15 cents quoted for best  grades oT Alberta product. Local  Tamil fetched around 2 3 cents.   ���������  RETALIATION  "It's going to be war to the knife."  declared the suburban man, who was  feeding his chickens.  "What now?" asked the friend.  "Why, Panics sent me a, box of axis  grease and  advised  me to use it on  uiv lawn mower."  "Well?" *  "Well, 1 sent if back and asked  him to use it. on his daughter's voice.'  CO-OPERATE  IT you* would boost' the game along���������  Co-operate!  Even though your plans go wrong���������  Co-operate!  If perchance the other man  Wants to work as per his plan  Work   his  way���������you   surely  can ���������  Co-operate!  There's just one way to advertise;  Co-operate!  Don't  take  time  to  criticize;  Co-operate!  When l kings go the other way  After you have had your say--  If you're in the game to stay--  \ Co-opera lo!  Let's make success our common aim  Co-operate!  Let's be sports and play the game!  Co-operate!  If somoone gives you 'a rap���������  Laugh if off��������� don't give a rap���������  Bocst the game all over the map!  Co-operate!  cannot  Jo������    "Even   a   poliremm  arrest the flight of time!''  pete���������"Can't he? Why, only this  morning I saw a policeman go into  a store and stc*p a few nt'nutes."  balance due the contractor paid.  Mr. W. J. Wore offered on^ acre  of land as a site for >i school to  relieve the pressure of Matsqui  children in the Abbotsford school,  and his offer is under consideration.  The framing of the estimates for  submission to the Matsqui Council  occupied the greater part of the day. tHifi  ABBOTSFORD FUST,   ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C  HIGH-CLASS FAMILY TRADE  We arc justly proud oi' our mciil markcl i\n<.\ ol  tlie high-class family trade wliich we. command..  We-try to treat oui;customers right and (hey show  their appreciation oi' our efforts-by a constantly  growing patronage. We refuse to* handle any  but the very best meals, whether beef, lamb, pork  veal or fish.    Come in and see us.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  B' &������r*&. ]9o, Abbotsford, B.C.  A. E./HUMPKREY  (Lutii    Taylor    &    Ifiiinplircv)  B.' C. Lanr1  .c-.>," vcyor and  ,    Civil  Engineer  '   Room   (i   TT.-n-t    IUol-U,   ChilliwiioU  Uox    4JJ2, CHM.I.IW.AOK  '���������.an  ��������� iwi���������M^n������TMrrr~,~^"wf",JIW"'  in if*  ������*vQ&-BUTTER���������--Bo you have trouble in  getting good Butter? If so, try some of  our Hiah-clas Butter.     You ��������� will be   well  satisfied.  R. McEWAN  BOOT AND  SHOE  REPAIRER  ACUOTSFOKD, t'-. C.  r-.tUTm ���������... I���������]  Ford Car, good running condition, $300.  McGregor Drag Saw, in first-class condition, Snap  SixH. P. Gas Engine-, almost new, Snap for Cash.  Now is the time to have your car overhauled,  when you are not too busy. We have an excellently equipped garage with some of tlie mosl-up-  io-the-minute machinery that money can buy,  and w.c are always out to improve the plant, believing* that in so doing, The Abbotsford Garage  will be of valuable aid fo the car owners of the  district in getting out of their cars the very best  there is in them.   ,  Bring your car in now and let our workmen  give you "an estimate on what repairs it needs to  make it run just the way you would like it���������you  know we have both, the experienced workmen  and equipment to enable us to guarantee all work,  alfwork we do.       .   -. '  Don't forget Air Specialties:    ', ^  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  ������������������'��������� ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  REWOUND  We guarantee all our work lo  be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  Phone, B. C. 7 ' ABBOTSFORD 3. C Farmers 1918  I  ���������  Wc'scll I'read thai is made in Abbotsford���������a  groat w.:\ny of our customers prefer   our   bread  for this reason aiid also that it.is just as good as  ���������the best that is made anywhere.  ALBERT- LEE,  Baker  and Grocer  WANT COLUMN  Advertisements under  heading' cost 2 Si cents  Leave, copy and money  bolsford Garage.  above  isstio.  the  pur  tit-The  Ab-  point  a  win  HUNTINGDON, 13- C.  SAVE MONEY  Fanners' Phone 1303  1H>0 I'JASV MWiiiiNG  SUMAS,'Jan.  28.���������Complaints are  rife on the-subject of the Dominion  "all ln" fishing licence/ which for'$5  allows non-residents to enter Canada  and fish any time. .   'The sequel Is a  host of       American     visitors,    from  around   Huntingdon,   who   travel   to  Veddor   Mountain   and     neighboring  stations per the B. C. E. R., and come  back laden with fish, steedhead just  now..     These parties    arrive   .at the.  fishing  place   about   noon, and   fish  till  noon the next day,  thus  taking  advantage af the limit for two days  for one day's    actual    fishing.    One  tparty which travelled back to Huntingdon a day or two ago had 19 big  stcelheads, tlie total weight of whicn  was such  as  to  necessitate an  auto  to move it   across   the    line,    where  steelhead retail at a big price. It is  pointed out that but few licences are  allowed the Indians living      on the  Gifford reserve,  who  fish for    food  and  then only    provincial    licences,  which are    restricted as to    season,  ���������whilst for $5 non-residents get privileges which are often abused.  ( Foxes arc unusually plenum'  j hereabouts this year, and are' being  'trapped and shot.'The pelts are only  worth around $10 to $15 apiece this  year, against up to"!?50 last year at  I this time. The enormous flocks of  ^duck earlier in-the season, and the  large number, of shot-crippled birds  ; left by hunters, is given as one reason for the prevalence of foxes.  ,Muskrat skins, which-a year ago  j-fetched up to $4 apiece are now selling for 4 0 cents apiece. ���������  I iNothing has been seen or heard of  | Mr. Anderson, the missing man. The  ���������report'thai lie had money on his  'i person- and has met with foul- play  ��������� is discredited by local authorities.  I A reward of fifty dollars is being offered for any information as to his  ���������whereabouts. A sister, Miss Anderson  ��������� residing in the States is staying in  | Matsqui until some clue may be obtained for his disappearance.  IMUS 1.0 FOIl SAiiiO���������Good worker  voung, sound. ���������$-.!iJ,le, wi'i '.>���������-��������� ':���������'���������>��������� d  cheap or exchang'.; for cow. James  Milsicad,' It-    it.   .\u.   '_.   Ahboisioju.  ���������Mission City Players  Win Haddrell Cup  (From Fraser Valley Record)  Last Saturday evening, above the.  noise and the bustle of the ehy,  souiius or cheering were heard about  the time the last ferry crossed tho  river..Listen! , Oh! Its maybe the  football boys coming' home with the  cup!'Yes it'is! They won as sure as  anything or they would not be cheering so. As the autos which bore the  boys lo and fro from Clayburn came  up"the main street'it became evident  something above the ordinary .had  happened, as usually, the Mission play  ers are a quiet bunch of boys, but the  cheering and the honking denoted  something. A small boy jumped out  ,of a car and' yelled "we won," then  the news spread wildly that the  i Mission boys were'the champions of  -; the Fraser Valley Football League  i and the beautiful Haddrell cup having defeated Clayburn eleven to the  |Lune of 4-2, on the hitter's home  \ground.  i'    Before this game only    one  ' separated  the two  teams and  for Clayburn would have    given    her  ��������� the   honors,-   but   Mission :\vas   equal  'to  the'occasion and upset the plans  ' of a well . prepared    celebration    in  .anticipation of victory  j'    lhe game-was.   one of those swift  ' ones which kept tho    five    hundred  on their toes most of the time. Clayburn opened the score a few seconds  after the  whistle   when  Farr  tallied  from      a    pass    from right       wing  The Clayburn rooters went wild and  .cries of "that's the way we're going  'to do it" were heard.    This    spurred  'our boys on and they soon ran in two  goals in    succession,    one    by    Bird  -'while J. Galliford got' the other one  ion the rebound from Jimmy Brown's  shot which severly tested the stability  ,of the goal post. Tho play  was oven  'during the rest of the period;  Clayburn being    aided by a stiff    breeze  but  failed  to  penetrate  our defense  which was working to perfection.  In the second half Clayburn was  off again to a good start and scored  ���������once more, but after that their case  was hopeless as Mission had the upper hand and registered two more  during the period; John Galliford  who was. upholding his position at  loft wing in grand style, getting both  of thorn." During this period the Mission forwards had their combination  down fo a science and this was largely responsible for Clayburn's downfall.  The game ended with Fan* and  *5;fl-.v;i of Clr.yburn making desperate oi'forcs to wipe out defeat hut all  to no avail, and the final whistle  the game and championship  ir.   the   hands  of  the   Mission  kilt!  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  ���������  Np Headaches  a  r-f..^ i ��������� i.r������^������������������������ggmnijv-va������traaJtva������u.������  I.  Insurance of all kinds  5 ' )7" A T  TfC"  NOTARY PUBLIC  . Marriage Licences Issued  i'ATtf--JKoiicv loLonn on Good Farm Mortgages  C  Abbotsford  .'nere  ai  more Cents   to the   Dollar   the  Cash & Carry Way  Less "Expense and Profits in Proportion  t  CASH    GP������  U/C10I*  ���������ANDREWS  ABBOTSFORD,   B.  O.  jrj^str^afflvaEttSB  Ion n c!  safely  bev-j.  VI: u  FARMERS' SUPPL YSTORE  Successor to A. P. Slade & Co.  We boy eggs, poultry, etc.  ir and feed  ���������* I  sell  ABBOTSFORD  Operated by II. Leary  'or four years    ago    and    has    many  friends   on   the   Island,   but  the   ap-  ��������� point merit  is,  at  present,   only  temporary.  In  the meantime,  Mr.  Ross,  of  Vancouver came up  on  Saturday  1 to  relieve  Mr.Munro  and  turn  over  overcome the difficulty of getting ! to  the  new   manager upon  his amir players off on   Saturday  after- 'val.���������Progress.  boy  plnypu splendid -football  'and easily proved ���������liienis-.ilves. worthy  of b?.ing called the champions of tlie  League. Lvo.vono olayed hi* position we!!, there not being- a weal;  point on the whole team  i After the game the wo, which is  on chow in DesRrissy's window, was  'prei-onled to the Mission boys by the  vprefi-lvnt  of -tho   League,   Mr   J.   A.  'McCov.-an of Abbotsford. The line  un was as fallows:  Fckar-li; P.-Cox and Whistler:  Firinn r Galliford and C-ibbnrd: .1.  Galliford Brown, Bird, D. Galliford,  and It. Cox.  i     Referee, Mr. Morton of Vancouver..  !     A  few of the teams have not fin-  'ishod   their  schedule  y"'t.  eaHi.  to-im  A good deal of credit is due the  Misison boys for their splendid showing during the past season. Their opponents havo always been heavier  and tho bo>s have had lo match skill  against weight. Then they have had  to  lh. . .  neon, which is the busiest, day of the  wee!:. This was largely overcome  io sportsmanship of the mer-  !s who always unselfishly let the  oil whenever a game was sched-  ulyJ.  On February 12 Mission will play  the iiJ'Ht game of a Knockout series  for the Pakenham Cup, now at Port  Coquitlam.  From 75 to 100 enthousiaslic  root-jrs' accompanied the Foot Ball  team to Clayburn on Saturday, cheering them on to victory.  *!y 1  'cli:i.:i  boys  IXCRKASKI)  NEWSPAPER  COSTS  !5AN'K aiAMACJKR CITA^GKS  Bank of Commerce  a number of years  last   I'cr   Duncans,  will relieve Mr. A.  in Chilliwack for  left on Saturday  V. I., where lie  J.    Marlow,    lhe  The Winnipeg Free Press states  the position of the publishers of  Canada when, telling of its own  trouble it says:  "Newsprint prices for the Winnipeg' newspapers for the first six  months of 19 21. have been announced  by the paper company which sup-  lies this  market.  "The price quoted     it  pound, or $ 1.40 a ton.  "There is an    increase  ton, or 20 per cent, over  having  to ��������� play   ten 'gamr-s,. but  standing to date is as follows*.  P laved Won  i     Mr.   Pace,   roadmaster,   is   having  [the Riverside road    put in    excellent  shape.  Help the Hospital Fund.  ' Mh'S'on     10  Clayburn     10  I Chilliwack   ....  9  ! Brad ner    ...8  iLp.ngley Ltd ... 0  Ft. Langley .. 10  Lest  2  ���������1  4  4  4  7  Th  aw  1  0  1  I  2  1  the  Pts.  12  9  7  8  manager of.the branch there, who in  turn goes fo Prince Rupert to assume tho management, of the Bank  cf Commerce in that city,  changes are consequent upon tho  action of the Canadian Ear. 1c of  Commerce in extending its field of  operation to the' West Indies and  sending its Prince Rupert manager,  Mr. L. M. DeGex, to the ii3w field.  Whether the transfer of Mr. Munro  to Duncans will be permanent is  not yet known; lie took charge of  that' branch  temporarily some   throe  7 cents    a  of $40    per  the    price  paid   for  newsprint during  the   last  |six months of 1920.  \.    "It is an increase of $40 a ton now  announced is alone greater than the  ; total price paid by the    Free    Press  Tor newsprint    as    recently as    May  'jinili.   I     "The price is f.o. b. the mill, and  The j to it the freight rate must be added.  jThe freight now paid by the Free  ! Press from its scource of supply Is  j$19.'50 as against $10 a ton paid  four years ago. This will make a  i total cost laid down of $159.50, as  'against $40.40 in 1916, an increase  of $113.10���������or over 243 per cent.  Help the Hospital Fund,  v

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