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 < *;,...Li-������i;jtitf  '-(fV/gi  ������W  awsJ**  ������������������������������������ffiStf  PUBLISHED Iti B. Coif-JB. chlADE PAPER.,  .'v  VoL,MviLVNd. 18.  as  3F  ���������. ',;������������������  -���������V'W  ������  '  i-   ���������    >   ,     1  *=������*;  i w-^  suss  J���������.Abbotsford, B. C., F.riday,,Fe^r<iarx:8,1924.  r>  r  $1.00 Per' Annual  Sumas Council  .*������������������������ ���������"*?'-  /**;  HI .*(  ���������*$i   -  The,\Sttmaa*fcpuncil,   bogani.^thelr  ^attack on, tlie road problem of Jjie  ' dylced area 'by ,   gazetting     several?  > roaSds out', to where" owners are^.tfut-  tirt-ij ln^croiporiSxtonsionBrwere made  to the Colb road and' I tho^ Eldrldge  road.   ^ro^dVwftBV^teazetttfid on'the,  we(|t bouftt<J*uyt of lot; 228, south to  the WeUa^fncjf' road Wd/t|ie ,Neiles.  roiUl was gazetted'-'through ^to^too  Larson  rfyutf      /?    \  /   \ *,>>������������  To .obtain'..an*- outlet    from , the'  Prairie ������'to Kljgard.^the ^departmtnt"  -of "Indian "-affair***- is'asked to-permit  thef'buildiiig pf">a road .*���������* through the*  Qreat  reservation, paralleling ivthe  - NorthVrn'track.V     ���������' V-r-,;K >  the pejitiox*-. of    landowners   'for  the'Vpendlng'.of' $7G0 on the* Angus  ���������Campbell road was-laid -over until  inspection has been   made    by   the1  board of'^orks.*^-^^ ���������>������      v.*.-.***-!***.*  ' - The claims' of ,the Matsqui-Sumas  Abbotsford hospital were taldl^ before.  the*-council by"fMrs. IT. -feby and"Mr.-  J. MacGowanj1 wlio- were .-promsed a  -^granfof $300?' ^'^' ^^ * ^'t  '^B^req-ubst of =thevcouncil,vMr.Vr.*  -> H'. -Ingram,* charterea-teccotantant.-freS'  AVrt".  *irr ....  B  . Sll;  r^He,; suggested  - ������������������*-   ���������*���������-(*% ft, -,        ---...  v,*^ ^ iterations'of method, chiefly the val  ;^ i *���������*���������    uation'okall municipal roads and en-  ^'tering^thern as assets on'the'books.  -i-This^would be^-found  useful if-'the  i, i1-'^w"vr'V .**���������.*-*T,<t*" ^i-. u-",\> , ,���������.*��������� '-i.'������j  * ���������?,*;. s% municipalityv-ever wanted to Tput de-  -    V     bjenture&jonS\the * market^Mr. ^ In.-  "for  gramHwas".' '-ippointed,  1924.'- i       l" ������������������**"' '  H auditor  & fjfr.*^*sa  *    >-i    ^.a  ���������*. i  ', Iiy relinquishing;^ control of the  twoJiwpors^thej-Fraser"1 Valley Rec-  ord''ai\dN--; The"'' Abbotsford Post~l  ,look"back'>over fifteen 'years of pro^  gross-in the central Fraser Valley  and ;see many^changes,x' which have  been'irecorded^'mostly ^'in the', columns of "the^two papers. The Fraser  Valley 'Record ', appeared first on  Julie"4lGth^lS'OS; and'the (Abbotsford^ Post on,"MiWi.7th, 1910t In Abbotsford'the fost i8,the oldest estab:  liBhed^business-in -town "under the  same continuous management; while  In Mission^City'the Fra&er Valley Rec  ord, iB^the5 oldesf busfess which has  been under the' same* management  during���������'tliatatime*~a'n'd ,has not had a  Change in* name". .{*Thus'"we have'seen  many come and go, and have seen  som<S"?feturn .to their old business ;  but* during that 'time" ^both little  centres ..have"made great , progress,  and will'with-a" spirit of unity keep  pace with, the "growth of tlie--surrounding*, districts^ < thus' being" ;of  i^yaluabierse-rvice^to^the man ' who  devo~tes$iis 'energies';toCthe, -cultiva-  ���������Uortjof'tiie soib^j,;''-'   ,' ;\. ;*s  rf, The" nVxt'" fifteen^earB .will   Vee  mapy"c^^g6B^for<the^beaer.^Right  'SllSf1;*Kre^*w^ tli-e**  Board Trices interest ",������������������  In Beet Industry  >*!  .'-"������  't  as municipal constable ZbyJthe'Apolice.  commissioners~was'taccePte<i',bjr''--t^e(  councTl.'Jap^the^mqre rigid, enforce-:  ment of the municfp'al    bylaws -was  'discussed. j<   * k.-" / -^ *, -���������-. ***-  townspeople tliatreVery --effort "should  .be devoted <to assist the^ifian on< the  soil. \HiB j troubles are* yours. Devote  a* little "time to tl^er''ibest method of>  helping him-  solve - his    difficultes,  owji proporty," and    mt^ke it    rnor**^  saleable, if at any time ypu wish   to,  dispose of it. ���������    It has    been f aptly  said, that if the business street   ^J^'MJn"d^"oTtl  youiMittle town were^lped, out slw If jr|t Tuety& >T]  fire or diaaeter that theiiyhole qur- .   >      .���������*.*...  rounding community , -wpuld pe almost', as large'a sufferer W t^ bjjslj  ne'ss men. J So our'adyice ^,^o liuy at,  home and get back a certain' percent!  age of the money spent  <��������� In" severing our business connec-_  tion with both,papers>,we feel ..that  while there are those^ho.donot^al-  vways agree with us, -we are', leaving:  many friends, and trust .? that every  assistance will be given the new owner in making his, papers    bigger, and  better boosters    for    the      district*  which they serve.        ><���������,,-.������������-���������/.   / ' -'  The- New; Mariage> \ ��������� '  ' With this issue of the AbbotaT  for Post the editorial- columns  will be under the^. guidance of { the  new owner, Mr.iR. ^D.' Gumming*, fpr-^  meily of Ashcrof t,1 where he still cjar^  ries on'the Journal, one of% the. oldest  established papers in the province.!^  *oumb<*r-of .-years', acquaintance, ana  Business" connection*" with/the ^ew  proprietor is our "guarantee for s&y-  Tng that the policy of the. Abbo'ts-  ford Post, from,.no*������������-. QjB^������W)'be  ���������"on'eto-p- IaTifriel^^p^t^**^TO,-^^  gressiveness,. in all matters that pertain to.the welfare of the different-  parts of the district where the'paper  %' JThe regular monthly meeting fof  the, Abbotsford and District .Board  of Trade was\held in the' Bank of  Montreal chambers on Tuesday eye-  ni)igr] with'a ,fair attendance," the  president, Mr. A. McCallum, in the  chair. At i tlie last, meeting of the  Board a motion was made'to change  (he regular, meeting night from the  the, month.to the  ��������� to'  Qld Local Resident;"s  Died on Wednesday  lesidents.of Ab-  de'ceased has^ re*  This was found  pe'contrary to the,*by}aws, a notice  of iinotion^having to be , given' for  thirty days. It was therefore decided  jtha.tthe meeting night will he *"th������j  first Monday of thd month, as - be;  ���������fpi^B. -Mr/'Pettingill, . field man 'for  the Utah Beet Root Association, 'addressed the gathering, and, in the  fori*a "of 'aVTswers to important questions, gave some ve**x\ valuable. In,  formation in regard to the beet growing, industry. Mr/'Angus^Campbell,  convenor of Lthe committee who are  canvassing the Sumas and .Matsqui  prairies for acreage,for the carrying  prn of the project, '.reported that quite  "a Isfrge amount of acreage had been  signed, up, and that more would be  in ���������*the veii^1 near future. vMr. Furni-  VaCof.the B. C. Automobile * Associ- munity is extended'to the'sorrowing    .1,   '-���������' -%<j  '* The news of tlie death on Wednesday morning, of Mrs 'Margaret Row-  ells, wife rf' Thomas Rpwells, came  as a shock to the'  botsford where the  sided for many years and where she  was most highly "respected by a very  large circle of friends.' Mrs Rowells  had not been in good health, for some  months,',and, on'Sunday last suffered :a'paralytic 'stroke. She'was conveyed' to" thef M.-S.-A. Hospital,*and-  altliough' everything possible 'was  done to improve her condition, she  passed away-early--Wednesday' morning.? ^fv*S    jj.? ' ->     ;yr  ^The ' deceased was ' thirty-nine  years of age and is survived by'her  husband, three''-daughters "and two  sons, children'' of school age, "���������&' brother,* Mr. ���������' H.Id. McNeill/ "'resident  here'and two brothers'" and father residing^ Okotox, Alberta, and'"who  are expected to arrive in Abbotsford  on'Monday. The**funeral will be'held  oil) Tuesday morning from the Pres^*  byterian' Church to^ the ^Hazelwood  cemetery, Rev. W Robertson officiating.' -. ;-' ��������� - , . '  The sympathy'of the   entiie^com-  MACOAmiKS   INSTATE >'     "fv  ,     , ,"*..', OFFIOJERS FOR YEAR  Officers for the'ensuing term were  installed at the regular meeting ot  Abbotsford Review, W B A. of the  Maccajjees held on.Thursday evening.  Nellie     -Pettipiece,  Mrs  "Deputy of Vancouver  Provincial  fulfilled''the  duties of installing officer, assisted  by her daughter, Mrs. Gaisford, who  acted as Lady of Ceremony: As an  appreciation of Jhe kindly interest  and co-operation ,Mrs. Pettipiece has  shown the Abbotsford Lodge,* the  officii and members presented her  with* ayhandpome lmen Madeira set,  beautifully embroiderecL "  /*   '  At the .close of the.meeting a banquet supper was served, plates being/.  laid for twenty! '  ^ A hearty/vote of  thanks^ was tendered to \ Mrs'Roberts as+convenor of-the,refreshments,/  tor the occasion. ' ,  MR.  BOWSKIt TO  ADDRISSS MEETING  A   loan  by lay   allowing' -,f or    the j Have* him corn's  to -your    board  of  15*  i  fo  borrowing o'f   ?10,000, against "cur  k ren^ revenue Wiis passed.���������  -The schoo| estimates, which showed $ reduction from last year's fig-  ures, were accepted without com-  ment. ^     .  .^  Plans for renovating the council  chamber and making^it a little more  exclusive, were discussed * and - laid  over. Surveyor,A. E. , Humphreys  was requested to define ,the boundaries of the old municipal hall site  to satisfy adjoining landowner's requests He will also prepare r blue  prints of the Straiton road crossing  on the B. C. E. R. fo accompany the  council's' request that the grade be  made easier.  The B. C. E. R'.' met favorably the  request of the council'," madeat the  instance of the ratepayers of \-ward  one that power and light^ service be  granted them. It was stated that  the officials had reported , favorably  on the possibility of running a service under the high tension Hues on  the' McKen-ste road.'  ��������� The court of revision of the assessment roll will be held on February's. Eight appeals will come up for  judgment.  Loyal True Blues  Arrange for $$ay 24  - General business and initiation  work was carried on at a well attended meeting of the Loyal True Bin*  Lodge held oh Monday evening in the  Orange Hall  Arrangements are being made to  hold a military whist drive in the  Orange Hall on Friday evening, the  22nd, and an old time dance will be  enjoyed afftor the card games. Th->  Lodge is again making arrangements  for the holding of the annual May  Day celebration, and the theatre hall  has been engaged for the evening of  May 23 rd. Committees have not vat  been named, but the work will be  taken up "at an early date.  trade and tell 'you* what he has ,to  contend with to make a success of  his farming and fruit growing, and  without his asking .,offer to render  him,any assistance he may desire or  require. Stop at nothing in your  endeavor to help him make his cultivation of the soil remunerative to  him. -  "And to the farmer and the fruit  grower, might we suggest, that the  village businessman is really one of  your1 best friends, ,and he should  have your patronage, not only in a  time of prosperity, but in the time of  low prices and poor markets. He is  always more willing to give y4ou favors, than any other business establishment ^anywhere. Take it .from  the editor of this - paper too that  when the merchant makes money,  he is very much like the man on the  soil, he uses his surplus money to  improve his business with a view to  giving his customers better service.  Spend ^your dollars in the old home  town and see it grow. Its growth  and prosperity-will add value to your  BOYS AND GIRLS  PLAY BASKETBALL  is*f������*  w  m  $-.'  h  Miss Hanson of Sumas is th*  present guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. D.  Trethewey.  Three games of basketball were  played m?the theatre hall on Tuesday evening with an enthusiastic  crowd of-spectators. The first game  was that of the junior girls and boys  of Abbotsford, which resulted in a  small win for the boys of 4-2. In the  intermediate game between the  Sumas and Abbotsford players, the  home team was left somewhat in the  rear, ending with a score of 3-115.  The senior game was a comeback fci  Abbotsford, and showed some clean  combination work, on both teams, tlie  game ending with a score of 31-27  The Intermediates had not their  usual lineup of playeis, and did not  play as good a game as they generally do.  When the new    lineup    has     had  some practise, and become    familiar.  circulates. He is a fir^a beljever in  the" future" of the Fraser V^ey, and  an admirer of the climate apd sociability of the people, ^as^he ^aqw**} it  a"nd them. A further acqu^tR*������^ice  will, we believe, make him on-^ ot  the beBt boosters Abbotsford jind  district has ever had, and that jfitt  be going some.  Onfy last summer Mr. Cumm.ing  had occasion to visit Mission "Gity  and district, spending a day here,  and seeing part of the district He  must have gone away filled with admiration for our berry growing  patches, for shortly after th?t negotiations were started for the purchase of this paper.  The readers will have to overlook  any shortcomings of the pSper until  Mr. Cumming gets thoroughly^' acquainted with the requirements of  this district, and just what He is required te pull for, when it is expected that a policy built on a foundation of truth and service^������ tjie community will be carried out.  In handing over the coptrol to the  new editor and proprietor Tt4 fpel  sure you will like him and hl3-pafier.  J. A BATES.  W. C. T. U. CELEBRATES  FRANCIS  WILLAJRD DAY  ation, _ spoke of the/ aims 'and objects  6't the association, and what' it' had  been trying to , accomplish for 'the  members ( during the ^past year.���������.Mr.  -Moo^e^of^Vjincquver also .accompanied' 'iM5l^(yrnival^tind delighted those  i������rg������^*^il*h-4K"*ngs to the accompan-  j^^^l������������^^r-,Abbotsford  ���������waqQ-tjoage^nd the, secretary, R. -H.  "Rtij-iC-wa'8* instructed to*-take the patter up with the Broder cannery company of. New Westminster.  -*-Under the auspices of the. local  Board of Trade a meeting of the  Milk Producers' Association is to be  held in Matsqui at an early -'date,  when it is convenient for the president, and others to attend, when Mr.  PettingilKwiU go further into the  value of the beet growing industry.  lelatives in their sad bereavement.  MRS. K. KENDALL -^   .-_>**    ;   "  ,w, t,,  ���������j llfiAI) lN'.VAN������OOUVER  Matsqui School Board  Hoiks First Meeting  "Francis Willard" day was very  fittingly commemorated^ by the local  W.C.T.U. society, by the holding of  a meeting in the Sunday SChOOl *h>om  of tho Presbyterian Church on  Monday afternoon. A short broferim-  me was enjoyed, incltiaih-g vocal  solos given by Mr. Tho'r'&'tkW&iU &nd  Mr Downie, with Mrs. E.'X. Bafrett  as accompanist.  At the next regular m&eriiig -Which  will be held the first Monday in  Mui-ch, a paper on "Narcotics"' will  be given by Mrs. Dunham.  The regular meeting of the Clear-  brooke Women's Institute was held  in the Poplar community haU on  Thursday afternoon. A fine demonstration of the making of Scotch  scones was given    by    Mrs.    Aitkin.  r    Mrs   Green and  Mrs.      Norrls were  with the combination   of the   team, hostesses of the day qt'-frd served very  better results are sure to follow.       tippetlamg refreshments,  Mr. Richard Owen was re-appointed Chairman and Capt A. Beruers  of ("frifforj, secretary, at the first  Meeting of" the Matsqui School Board  on \yednesday.  The trufftees made a complete survey of aft the schooj buldings and  found plenty of work for the soming  year.  The Clayburn school is to be  raised and supplied with a concrete  basement with modern sanitary arrangements. All the schools are to"  be calcimined. An effort will be  made to grade and drain the grounds  of the Dennison high school this  year.  Miss Edith King is the new principle at Ridgedale school and Miss  Elaine Stratton was appointed  Junior teacher at Aberdeen.  Having'a substantal surplus over  from lastCyear, "the school bVard  estmates w.ill not advance beyond  last year's figures.  Secretary of W.A.  Given Presentation  The W. A. of the G. W. V. A held  their regular meeting in the Parish  Hall on Tuesday afternoon. The gath-  ing took the form of a social, and  afternoon tea was served, new members added and a very pleasant time  enjoyed. Duilng the afternoon, Mia  Thornthwaite, who has very capably  filled the office of secretary ot the  auxiliary during the past three >ear3,  was made the recipient of a handsome club bag, as an appreciation of  her valuable services.  Mrs. W. Harkness is visiting with  I friends i*o Vancouver.  '"' The,'death,pccurred-Mn -Varicouver  on Tuesday atternoon of Mrs.' Elizabeth Kendall,1 mother of Mra.'sH.  Peck .of JAbbotsfprd^-irhe^  Kendall was ninety-one years of age  and is survived by a family of nine.  The funeral was held on Thursday  afternoon in Vancouver. The sympathy ot the citizens of Abbotsford  and district is extended to Mrs.  Peck and family in theirs bereavement. '    i  Mr. and Mrs ^Virtue of Clayburn  entertained at a very enjoyable housu  party and danco at their home on  Wednesday evening. Several guests  from Abbotsford were among those  invited.  On Monday evening, Februaiy 11,  at 8.30 in the'lfanop'hall, Mr. W J.1  Bowser, leader of the Opposition, will  address a meeting at Abbotsford.  Mr. S.  F. Tolmie'will also'speak  LOCAL and DISTRICT  ���������    The ,annual .Valentine,   'dance  of  the"*Abbotsford ��������� Review of the'Miic-  "cabees is to be held in 'the .theatre   '  hall,next Friday"- evening/The ladeisy';  ale making -special arrangements for  this event,    and - Heun's J-five-pieco  Srcl^jtja,^lLsupply-'tlie^music^Mr..*.,,.. ,nv*-,;���������*:  * ������     . * "*���������  <��������� '  -.������*'  Uff"*'  Mrs.  James Mclntyre was hostess Y  on Tuesday evening'at a whist drive  at her home in aid^of -the ^.Women's  Institute of Clearbrook Roacl.'A1ver/t 1  nice evening was sp'ent, first.prues    "'  going to    Mrs.    Jacobson   and .Mr. j  Roach   Consolation prizes were*vwon   ~  by Mis. pittle and Mr. Jacobson  '  *     *     * ^,  A dancing class has been    started    -.  in Abbotsford, lessons to-be given Fn  the Masonic Hall at '".various ,   dates.  A short dance-will follow each class.  3(,"-  TWO DAYS' SALEW  ���������V.&$&1p,,J---  This is a direct shipment of Genuine  Sem1  Porcslian, plain white, every piece stamped.  Cups anB Saucers, Lincoln shape,  17 l-2c ������r $1.85 a dozen.  staatenEMAsm  Fancy and all Hand-painted CHINA  aft HALF PRICE Friday & Saturday  lltCJ  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY" ^(M.ni������u j.., <,   ,'w -'ju^,.jfrt.tf*i'....  t ^^.^t f- *     \*n r  :'' II  1  I'''"  II  l> ���������  > .  ir  'n  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Freckles and His Friends���������  Marked For Future Reference  -By Blosser.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published every Friday-  re. D. GUMMING, Editor and Proprietor.  Member of the Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1924  SECRETARY'S KEFORT;       -'--"   iA,  .,:. OF" PROVINCIAL- FAIR  Hammond, Pitt Meadows and Pitt  Moody cannot reach the city under  these circumstances much before  noon, which means that the farmer  probably has to take an extra day to  market his produce.  The farmer, , as a species, is an-  early rising animal. Ten-forty  o'clock in the morning may sound  an ungodly, hour to midnight sons  of the frivolous city or to gentle devotees of mah jongg, but to the farm-  A Now "Broom  In takiing over the    management  of the Fraser Valley Record and Abbotsford Post, the new manager, although being a    new    broom in the  establishment, does not intend making any radical change in the affairs  of the paper which he controls. Long  established  businesses  like  long  established governments    are    usually  boiled  down  until    nothing but essentials are left.    The course which  it  must  follow   is mapped  out on  a  sort of survival of the    fittest    principle until it is impossible    to    lean  much either one    way or the other.  Although the management and own-  eiship may change, the interests of  the community     wluich    the    paper I  serves remains the same, and one of  the main excuses which a paper has  for its existence is the advancing and  furthering the    interests of the district which-it covers.    Those interests may vary, but      they    do      not  change, and the policy    of   a    local  publication   must       follow   identical  lines no matter who    occupies ' the  editoria chair. ,.  The new manager, although perhaps fairly, well versed on things  general in British Columbia, has yet  to get in touch " with the past,  present and future of the good people  of Abbotsford and district. He has to  learn tlie interests, problems and destinies of the various communities  whicli he is to serve; and, if he blunders or ens at times, it must be understood that it is not intentional but  solely through    lack of    knowledge      Ontario    has    twenty-four    cities,,  touching questions  which  may  arise   four of which have a population*  of  The following is the secretary's  report on' the provincial exhibition  at'New Westminster each year.',     .,.  The value derived directly, and, indirectly through the medium, of the  Provincial Exhibition, was touched  upon by Manager D. E. MacKenzie  in submitting his report on the 64th  annual, exhibition of British. Columbia, 'individual features ' had been  left for the president to mention,  Mr. MacKenzie* devoting most of. his  report to a general resume of tho  benefits which the'.city' and Fraser  Valley1, and the province as a whole  or that matter, delrivc through- the  efforts of the R. A. '&'lt Society in  staging the annual event at Queens  Park " ' ...  "��������� .'   .,'    -,,  "There is no question," . the re*  port stated, "but that, education has  er it is almost afternoon.    When he ,  has to kick his heels around the bam !^come__the keynote pf a welMorgan  until ten-forty wanting for his train,  the best part of his day is wasted.  This short haul passenger and express business is the.cream of railway profits. But in the bigotted tradition of the transcontinental haul.  wliich seems to make railway officials sneeze at anything under-50o  miles, this business is being deliberately and wantonly thrown away.  If only one of these earlier trains  were scheduled to make stops between Mission and Vancouver, even  If only when flagged, Fraser. Valiey  fanners would find a new solution to  their marketing and shopping problems and tlie railway company  would open up a new field vof profitable business without fear of serious  competition from the motor lines  that will inevitably crop up in greater numbers if relief is not soon afforded.���������Vancouver Sun.  NEWSPAPERS FN   SMALL   CITIES  ��������� - -. ... ...j. .     ,.--   .-. --���������        .- -mers   -institute .meetings,    women s  lance,  and      perfection-,.,-ami-**   ...* ,- '  -  *.   ....    -'->-aJ 'j'-������������������**' S^i^l'**.' ������sstitute   meetings,  athletic  and  au-  gh-this vaMiod. of demqnstgtt-   -A-    ..,--- .* 7.  f      >��������� .'\2*   ;���������-> '���������-.-,' x^f%---.U7bmohile  associations and  other or-  he agricultural worthvofj  Mi>&) ��������� >-. *   .  ���������      ',,   '���������     ,'.,-,       ,    , -  from time to time.  The policy of the Post will be  .independent politically, religiously,  and socially. An experience ol" twelve  years in the local newspaper business  in Ashcroft has led us to believe  the above to be the best and only  policy where only one paper is published in the town or district. In  politics we are merely following the  precedent of many others in the province, for the day of the political  paper has gone, and the newspaper  is regarded today more as a business  proposition than a prop for this or  that politician or party. Under the  new management the Record will be  first, last and always for the people  in general and for the interests of  the district in which it circulates.  ....��������� Mr. J. A. Bates, the retiring pro.-  prietqr, we fancy, is a man who has.  earned^th---Jxust and friendship of  the, entire Eraser Valley by good ser^  vice and congeniality,-and-*wesee***nim  leave this office with those regrets  on the part of his friends which must  attend such a departure. We trust  to be able to fill his Siloes to the  satisfaction of the entire district,  for we aim to give as good service  as has been rendered in the past;  to cover the Fraser Valley thoroughly; we aim to earn tlie friendship  enjoyed by our predecessor; and,  on those grounds wo solicit the support and patronage which the Record  has had in tlie past, and ask tlie suffrage of tlie Valley until such time as  we get our shoulder thoroughly fitted to the collar.  BETTER  TRAIN   SERVICE  FOR FRASER  VALLEY  more than 50,000.  Of the othelr twenty, twelve were  in 1915 supporting two daily newspapers.  Of these places only two have  more than one daily newspaper today. Guelph is the latest city to report demise of a daily.* The Herald,  which had its origin seventy-seven  years ago, has been merged in the  Mercury. This leaves Kingston and  Belleville as the only Ontario cities  of less than 50,000 poulatioii with  two daily newspapers..  In the all-Canada field, at least  forty dailies have disappeared in  the past ten years. Some of these  "casualties" have been injthe larger  places���������Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa  and Hamilton. Toronto. has four  dailies where a few years,ago there  were six. J3*������tawa.has two, instead  of thrjjer^ea'ch-.of the two, however,  Having both morning and evening e-  ditions. Hamilton has two evening  papers instead of. three,' all attempts  to establish a morning paper in that  city having failed^'."''  Eighteen of the . twenty smaller  cities of Ontario have but' one daily  The high cost of publishiiiff . liaB  meant the disappearance of the  others.���������Printer and Publisher.'..  WOULI> BRING MOOSE  CONVENTION TO VANCOUVER  Four Canadian Pacific trains run  through the Fraser Valley to Vancouver every summer morning at  seven, eight, nine and ten-forty  o'clock. Because none but the last  one is allowed to stop at stations between Mission and Vancouver, a'  real hardship is worked on Fraser  Valley farmers and the railroad is  losing much  valuable  business.  Passengers and produce from Sil-  verdale, Ruskin, Whonnock, Albion,  Plans for holding the 1925  convention of the Northwest, Moose  Association in Vancouver are being  made, and it is proposed to. Bend a  particularly strong delegation to  Portland, Ore, where the convention  meet this year to back up the move-  jment. Victoria secured the 1923  annual gathering of Moose.  Several hundred members of the  Moose Lodge with their wives are expected to attend a banquet Feb. 21  which will mark the fourteenth anniversary of the lodge in this city.  ized and properly conducted agricultural exhibition*, and.it is one  feature for Which bur annual event  has become particularly famous .and  of Which we, are proud..  Continual Growth  "The continual, grbjvtli and improvement of our exhibition, .is .only  another testimony to the . development of agriculture in the province  of British Columbia in' general and  the lower mainland in particular and  the wonderful array of "agricultural  prpducts was undisputed, evidence  British Columbia rank's .foremost'f or  agricultural productiveness in��������� -.both,  abundance  throu  ing the  countiry it is generally c6n"ce"de'4 that  the,"*:population' of ."British *dol'ui?ibIa  is b'eing increased'from year to year  -"The 'Royal '"Agricultural, and' Industrial "Society of British Columbia?  through"*'their provincial' exhibition;  haVe an annual event of considerably  greater magnitude and 'significance  tha;n is at first realized;by a great  many of our citizens but . which is  more fully, appreciated by those who'  have an opportunity of viewing its  beneficial, ^arrangements-from,'. ' a.  longer range and it is-most .'gratifying indeed to find that '-rfegardiess  of how far you get away from ho'mfe  you will hear expressions of- the'-mofit  complimentalry nature from a'.'great-  many people who-are interested in  the general development-of our-.-pro*  yince. .���������.-.'-  In the Public Eye  ; "Our Provincial Exhibition      like  other outstanding features is natur-:  aily-at times very conspicuous in the;  public eye as well as in the"   * public  mind and consequently-,..very -.often*,  an open topic for discussion among  the critical. However, any public or  semi-public organization   which does,  not excite just      criticism .is,, in my.  opnion, sadly' lacking in    something  and is neither healthy nor can it   be  successful or progressive.      Nothing  is more invigorating to,,a public institution and  nothing moire  encouraging to its management than honest  criticism when it is directed .either  for the purpose of progression .or a-  gainst the forces of evii. As a tjaatter.  of fact the most effective method of  obtaining the best results from a pub  lie-spirited organization such. as the  R. A. & I. Society'of B. G^ is-through*  an exchange' of ideas -and. by;. critical  discussions on the part of those   interested -in its development and advancement  if  the critics    will-only  keep themselves identified with the  construction crow      rather than the  wrecking gang.  ... Far Reaching Results  The publicity..value of an  exhibition such.as yours, while it cannot  be definitely estimated  because,   of,  ts far-reaching results--is yet worthy  connection with the work of the fair;  10';0*00   prize  lists   wore   distributed,  oVe^r'half of them going through the  mail and the-balance ���������    through the  kindness of the merchants and during the exhibition;'10,000 ililustrat-  ed  booklets" were also, distributed, tv  goodly proporton by mail    and    the  balance    particularly    during      the  course of the Vancouver    exhibition.  Those booklets were 2 1      pages and  were published  In several     editions,  'each edition    boing      roviscd      and  brought up to date.      Several pages  'wcyo dovotod directly to the city and  they also contained    the    president'a  and manager's reports in accordance  with   the    resolution      pnssod       at  the annual meeting last year, as well  also  as  information   with   regard   to  the  reasons  why settlers should   locate in the Fraser Valley or live    in  the city. of. New Westminster.    Some  JiOOO windshield stickers were put In  circulation, 3000 exhibition  hangers,  wndow and other advertising cards,  r>S*70 individual and personal  letters  were written and mailed    from    the  office as well as n number of postal  Cards and   other . mail    advertising  feature's.       Your     exhibition   board  room was placed at the disposal, free  of charge, of all  . public service organizations.  This  was  taker,  advantage of to the extent of 107 meetings  Wliich  included  rural , organizations  as.well as city, such as the B. C. Honey, Producers' meeting,    Poultry Association,, Stock   Breeders'   meeting,  Poultry. Association   ��������� meetings, Far-  ���������'mers.'   -Institute .meetings,   Women's  Quick Action -mnci  arc what one depends upon when placing a LONG DISTANCE CALL. These are factors which our Long Distance staff exert themselves to provide you with.  Are you making your Telephone deliver 100 per cent,  useful service in your business or home life? At your disposal are Long Distance. lines to all principal towns and  villages within hundreds of miles, of-. your cown Telephone, including niany United States points.  Call our "Rate Clerk"   for   charges.  (hem reasonable.  You will find  British Columbia Telephone Company  -ganizations, .all. of .which has had a  most beneficial effect in bringing to  the notice of the public- generally  not only pur exhibition bur. our city  as,.well.   ,  . Mr.. MacKenzie also referred to  ���������the value of the photographic . exhibit which was . initiated in 1923  and which resulted in entries being  received from three of the five continents. In his expression of thanks  to the press for the publicity given  ;the society twelve months in the  year, Mr. MacKenzie regretted to report, the loss of a well known director in the late J.*\V. Cunningham,  who was chairman of the advertising  and publicity committee for several  years.  days. ������������������      ���������       f  'No permits to be issued to .persons,,  under'2 I years of "age,   or with less  than one month's    residence in    the  province.  All permits to expire.on December  31 each yea,r. ....  ��������� No club licenses to clubs measuring up to requirements, established  by the proposed Alberta. Liquor  Control Board and by "statutes.  No bars or counters to be .allowed  in p..emises licensed to sell beer. * '���������  ��������� No liquor to be sold,.to persons  apparently1 under the influence, of  liquor or to interdicted persons.  No distribution of., beer .by the  brcwars except to holders of.permits  and to clubs.        . ..-.._.-  Attorneys-general J.. E. Brownlee  gave assent Friday to a summary of  the bill being published, the draft  being sent to officials of the Moderation league and others for consideration, following its framing*by H. H.  Pai.-ice, K. C, its scrutinizing by R.  B. Bennet, and some final T touches  by the provincial cabinet.  Twenty-five percent, of the electors within a municipality may peti-  ton for a plebiscite as to      whether  Barrister     Solicitor  Notary JPublie  office .  J. A. Catherwood BaH-dlng  . Phone 80O1 P. O. Box 00  '* .'MISSIOSLCiTY, B.C. ]  New Liquor Law  Of Alberta  The liquor bill, which is to bo  known officially-as'the "Govorii*rent  Liquor Coi.trol Act of Alberta," provides for the sale "by hotel-keepers  in licensed or approved premises of  beer at certain hours and certain  condition's to be determined by the  "Liquor Commission  Board.  The government gave out the bttl  last Saturday, and the summary  which appeared in a Calgary newspaper omitted entirely reference to  the sale of beer in hotels.  The ommission caused an amount  of consternation and excitement ��������� a-  mong .hotel-keepers, who have hopes  Of selling liquor. It was an onimis-  s'ion, however, as the bill pan ides  for sale of beer by licensed persons  which will be in hotels.  The -beer thus sold must be in a  room .apart from the hotel. There  must he no entrance from the hotc  to the room in -which the beer is!  sold. The beer must not be sold  over a bar or a counter of any  kind.  * Hero is a list of the "Don'ts,"  "verboten" in the act:  No tavern "signs."  No  liquor  advertising.  ,  No  canvassing  io!r  booze.  No drinking in    hotels except  or not a local, option area shall be  set up, and if the result is "adverse  to the sale of liquor in the municipality no vendors' stores will be established* or beer licences granted.  The net-profits from the operation  of the new act are to be divided between the -province and* the municipalities, a reserve fund to be created to meet possible losses. *   -'  No date is set in the bill for the  coming into effect of the new act',  this'to be done by     proclamation of  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock  Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  Uj.e Fraser Valley. Am Asim'ilar  with'' the different breeds' of live  stock and their values.  Address; all. communications  Boxr'34 Chilliwack, B. C*  to  }er.:owner until $144.31 duty   had   been  ���������deposited with the collector of custom's here.' It'is pointed out that  when frawkins pleaded guilty, of the  theft, there was little or no obstacle  in'proving the "machine to" have been  stolen but had he done otherwise,  certain -technicalities would have a-  risen which'* would have made it difficult for the Seattle .resident to  prove his properiy. '  In the. communication to President  J. R. Agar of the New Westminster  Automobile Club, the    writer   looks  the government. It is expected  that upon this procedure as    being  Lhe act will      be in      operation    by tremely narrow  and  March 1  April 1.  and certainly ndt later than  CUSTOMS RULlE IS OBJECTED TO  uncalled  ex-  for.  "Boiled down, these rulings mean  that if your car'Is stolen anywhere  in  the state of Washington  and  is  j. ;   '   r   -     . ���������    I smuggled into British Columbia     by  Strong fears of retaliation on the Ither thlef> the car ii" seized and held  part of the United Stated      govern- until yo.u.'poat 50'* .   per cent, of the  ment have led officials of the Automobile Club of British Columbia, of  which New Westminster is a unit, to  seek amendments to      the  customs  total valuation that the Canadian  customs.may place on-the car, even  in the event of securing a full release from the thief."    The      letter  regulations  relating  to   the   disposi- S������os on to state that there is no red  the  Still  Hating Reports say the  Germans are still "hatimg". Among-  other things, they hate to remember  that they lost the war.  of at least a casual note "and in this  connection  while the *cntire\ clerical private, "guest rooms."  staff of the organization is confined  to the manager      and his secretary,  yet a distribution of publicity 'matte-  was made during the year to the following extent; First of all over 100p  booklets with financial    report    and  other statistical      information were,  distributed after the annual meeting;  in  tion of cars seized on this side of the  international boundary and which  are later discovered to have been  stolon in tho United States.  The complaint In this regard  comes from the Pacific Coast Automobile Underwriter's Conference  with  li nad quarters    in Seattle,    and  tape with the American customs in  the event of a car being stolen from  this province. ���������  What may likely happen, In the  event of the regulations remaining  unaltered, Ls that American customs officers may demand receipt of  ownership from British Columbia car  plates but which had been stolen in  . No   guest  room   privileges   unless Seattle.   Hawkins was taken to Van-  a bona fide guest at tho hotel with  couver and the car held in New West-  clti\s (he case of E. .1,* Hawkins, ai- 'ownors, many of :'whom cannot pro  rested at the Pacific Highway cus-jduce such on account of time pay-  tonis oiricc on September 22 on a ments. In that event, such tourists  charge of entering Canada with at would be unable to enter Washington  car bearing British Columbia license state from  this province.  "luggage.'-'  No liquor on the hip or elsewhere  minster. The accused waived extradition and on      arrival in      Seattle  unless the possessor is fortified with  pleaded guilty to theft.  a government permit. ' j     The real rub came' in, claim these  Mo sales or deliveries    of    liquor, insurance underwriters, when      the ' inS'   "Bricklayer Drops Dead while  over-.eight hours In twenty-four nor customs    officials    refused to allow I Shovelling Snow." And it was a light  The local organizations are taking the matter up with other bodies  and plan Joint action with other provinces to have the regulations more  elastic.  Unaccustomed  ���������  Newspaper  head-  over .'000 circulars wore mailed Inaftef & p. m, on holidays or; election! tho return of the car to the rightful | snowfall too,  1     (      .jV;  V-  fits  4    ?**   J*JlJ  m  f  ���������nt  [I  )  ,.i ft  *  Pi  Aft  s  Is  I'll  m  a  I  * f-  in  Mi  ill  i  '  s  I'-'  \  t.j  i  r  t  '\<  f  'il  II������  !l������  h  II  %  t. ���������   #,  THE. ABBOTSFORD: POST  ���������^i  A. R. GOSLING  WHEN VOU WANT  House and  Sign Pain ling  and  General  House Repairs  Phone S4X - p. O. Box J.U  ABBOTSFORD, B. G.  A. E. HUMPHREY  ..yjt.Land '3 x'7ir~>? ni  Civil Engineer  r,V  doom   0   Hurt   mock.   Cli'lI'w.icU  Box   422, CHILLIWACK  Yarw'ood KDurranl  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS ."  LAW .OFFICE 4  0P1CN   "RVKItY   I-'DIDAV  AHBOTSI'OUI).   H.   O.  ftm^nnmniimroij'i*'TO"*&'*'!j('TO ps  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director      ij  ��������� '        $  AGENT   I������OR   HEADSTONES   I  Phone Connection. Mission City fj  Boys Take Pari  In Boxing Card  (Ki-om   the   Fraser   V.i]ie^   Roocrj"  The local members of the Tuxis  Club made a trip to Abbotsford on  Frida,y night last to meet some of  the Abbotsford and Huntingdon  boys in an exhibition card. The evening proved a very interesting one.  nine bouts-- being staged. * Mission  got two draws , but lost the other  bouts. However, it is likely that a  return card will be put on in Mission soon and our boys, expect to do  better the-next time.       ������������������,,,  Borne or Uto dhlliif-'ul-'licil f'nnndinnn who attended th* funeral ������f "L������*fd Gk������akIitMai7 *M htrt a*M *t tho rta** ������f tha 1st* Chairman ������f the Canadian Padfte Railway. From left to rirfit, W. P.'Slinnshncssy-!  who suci-i*c<Ii l������ l"li fnlliei's li������l<'. H. W. Ileauelerk, T. Shau������hne8iiy and H. C Graat. < to the rear, left U risht Sir. Lomer Goain (with'hand raJned), Premier W. I* Mackenzie Kin*. Senator Dandurand, E. W. Beatty I  Sir Herbert Uolt, W, N, Tllley, K.C., A. D. MacTler, and Senator B������i������������t,     ' *j  .    j _         <���������  Mi. Lehman  Mr. and Mrs. IJ. Al.icl.oan and  little diughter, who have boon visiting Mr. and Airs, Riiyner lor some  weeks, h.avo returned lo their home  in Win Lime, Sask.  Miss Griorson of llanfl is the  guest of Air. and Airs.    Geo. McCal-  1  him.  Mrs. Wm. Salcholl is convalescent  after a severe attach oi' influenza.  ���������Airs. Israel is visiting in>Si!ver-  dalo where she is tho guest ot her  son, Air? I. Israel.  -  An enjoyable evening was spent  by those who attended tlio Scottisn  entertainment given in the Presbyterian chinch on Jan. 25. The address on "The Scott at Heme and  Abroad" was given by Rev. Thomas  Oswpld. Tho musical numbers were  ducts by Mesdames Foirester and  Oswald ami the Alisses Gillis; *a trio'  by Messrs Alogee, T. Oswald and D.  Oswald and a song by Air. 'Oswald.  At the close refreshments were served by the ladies.  At the special meeting of the Women's InsLifcute it was'   decided    to  havo the annual Valentine entertainment take the form of a "Jtggs*  supper" and dance. This will be  given in the Orange hall OR Feb.-15  and the institute -members have  plans well arranged for carrying out  tliis novel idea. "        ,   '  *-  Februaiy promises to be"a busy  month, ln addition to all regular  Society meetings the "Princess" orchestra are giving a dance" on' Feb.  8, while the local Orange lodge will  entertain with a dance pnFeh. 22.  Air. F. Carmichael is in very poor  health. At present he is staying  with his daughter in Abbotsford.  Mr. Cordon Ferguson has left  for the west coast where he expects  to engage in logging.  A Long, ,1-ong Fret���������The nearest  approach to perpetual motion is the .  older  generation   fretting ��������� oyer   the  moral welfare of the younger. I  I.  You can't kiss a girl, unexpectedlj&J.-,,...  The best way is to.kiss."her sooner'  than you thought yoi^ wojtld. -  Well, That Sounds Reasonable���������  No man can serve two masters���������so  why be a  bigamist?  Big' Programme,of-Organized Winter Sport in Canada  ������������������������������������������  WITH the coming of the frost and  the "Moon . of the Falling  Leaf" comes.also the hunting sea-  BOif'for caribou, moose and deer.  For thepast ten months, thousands  ol spprtsmen have been longing for  the. return of the season. And today Hie season in Quebec, Ontario,  New 'Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta and British Columbia is in full  swing.- Once more the naked woods  are echoing with the crack of the  huntar's rifle and the red blood of  Canada and the United States is pitting-itself against the monarchs of  our native wilds.  , .������In.-Quebec, good chances for deer  Mie reported from Lake Megantic,*  ((he Iiaurentians, the Gatineau Valley, along the Waltham branch line  of the Canadian Pacific, Timiskam-  ing-Kipawa district and other points,  while, in Ontario,' Parry Sound,  Byng Inlet, Pakesley; French River,,  Paget (for the Trout Lake Country),  Lake Penage, Massey, Blind River,  Thessalon, Desbarats, Mattawa,  North Bay, Sturgeon Falls and Car-  tier are well favored. Moose are  plentiful in Ontario in the country  along the main line of the Canadian  Pacific, from Sudbury to the Manitoba boundary, especially near Meta  gama, Biscotasing, Chapleau, Mis-  sanabie;* Franz, Jack Fish, Schreiber,  Rossport, Nipigon, Savanne, Ignace,  Dinorwie, Wabigoon, and Kenora,  and, in Quebec, in the St. Maurice,  Lake Edward, Lake Megantic, Mani-  waki, Timiskaming and Kipawa districts.  , Caribou, in Quebec, may now be  found only in the remote northern  sections, and, in Ontario, on the  islands of Lake Superior and round  Rossport, Schreibei and Nipigon, on  the mainland.  Prom all these districts come  stories of wonderful luck which will  thrill the pulses of every hunter.  Take the good fortune of Dr. C.  H. McCreary, of Montreal, and Mr.  A, J. O'Keefe, of New Rochelle,  Newi .York, regular patrons of  the Stc. Jovite district of the  Laurentians, Quebec. - Penetrating  some days ago from .Grey Rocks Inn,  at Ste. Jovite, to* Big'Devil's Lake,,  ���������3DIN6 DOWM" SPEEDY TCAVELINS &VTOEOeSAN3 OMQy������6������CS SLID  offers,   acroplane-ski-jor  \V/INTER in Canada is synony-  W mous with winter sports.  With the advent of ice and snow  these sports begin; skis, sleds, toboggans, skates, snowshoes and  ���������hockey sticks, together with warm,  gay sport costumes, make their appearance. A psychological change  takes place in the social atmosphere,  merriment radiates its contagion,  briskness characterizes all outdoor  movement.  For many years Quebec and Montreal have been Mecca for a large  number of winter sport lovers, who  flock to these two cities on the St.  Lawrence during carnival seasons.  There are, however, many other Canadian points where organized sport  is a winter feature. ^St. John has its  skating tournament in which many  professionals participate. Sher-  brooke, Quebec, has planned an elaborate skiing contest and is providing some splendid trophies as  awards.  Grey Rocks Inn, an all-the-ycar-  round resort in the Laurentian  Mountain*   85   miles  northwest  of  Montrca.,     .  ing in addition to many other winter sports. Winnipeg will set aside  the week of February 4-11, for carnival festivities which are projected  on a vast stale, in addition the great  annual bonspicl, lasting seveial  weeks, will be staged us ii-,u,*l. BanLf  in lhe Canadian Rockies, wliich is  fast becoming as popular in winter  as it lias long been in -,unimer, is  planning to outdo former el forts.  Winter sports are enjoyed there all  through Lhe white season and will  culminate in a Kay carnival lasting  from Feb. 9 to 10, the last two days  being devoted (o a bonspiel. Dog  races are a fcaluie of Banff's winter season and famous teams frojn  Le Pas will run at Banff. Lp Pas  will celebrate in cai nival style from  March 8 to 15, during whicli period  the famous 200-mile non-stop dog-  team race will be uin. Rcvelsroke,  a stronghold of ski-j 'tnpi'^, will  stage contests Feb. 5th and 6th.  Both Montreal and Quebec are  making cxtraordip.vy preparations  for this season's programs.  Mount  Montreal gibi-s ab& expects  on snowshoe6  Royal, in the former, provide"-* ..an  unexcelled playground Whefll fckiing,  snowshoeing, bob-sledcflfig Ahd tobogganing may be enjoyed At their  best. Skating contests, tdrcfilight  festivities on the Mountain^and the  presence of professional entertainers, provide amusement for Mont-  realers and visitors.  Quebec is' really the Capital of  Winter Sports in Canada, ita Djjf-  ferin Terrace and Chateau F>on-  tenac arc names to conjure with  among winter sport devotees fell Over  Canada and the United States.  The three-track toboggan iilld������ on  the Terrace is generally the centre  of attraction and crowds line its  .sides to watch the swift flying toboggans. A fine ski-jump, a skirting,  rink, indoor and outdoor curling,  contests and parades by the marty  ski and snowshoe clubs fill every  waking hour. A team of husky doga  with sleigh and driver is maintaiped  by the Chateau management-for the  use of the public.  Quebec's carnival will end in ft  riot of excitement when the third  Eastern International Dog-Tefm  Derby is run there on Feb. 21, 22  and 23. Both Canadian and American teams to the number of <&������VJ  eighteen, will strive tp win the Gold  Cup, Silver Cup and $2,000 in 'priz*  money, ���������...    '' ������  PRINTING A KISS  A human kiss is defined as an instinctive gesture. Printing is a  gesture" which may be well defined  as betwjeen tope and paper, leaving  Its Impr-int���������the ink.  As the human kiss registers the  soul of man, so, the kiss of printing  registers'.-.the soul of the art. We  have been neglectful in not rendering to Printing its highest consideration. We have been inclined to emphasize its mechanical features, underscore its volume of output, and  underline it-s classification as a comparative industry.  A human kiss with its various sha-  dngs from that of the callow youth  to the finished osculation of the  past master, Intersposed with, the  slobbering of that of the uncouth,  the performance of the amateur, has  the various counterparts in printing.  The human kiss has but vaporings  ���������Invisible, volatile; transporting  the recipients to a state of ecstacy,  frenzy; perhaps only momentarily,  leaving memories only, to be recalled ln proportion to the   recipient's  passion.- Even * among those most  highly, endowed to memory,, the exactness or the reaction of the gesture can never be accurately recalled,  and,, so,, the' irrepressible desire to  "go.to press" again and print another-edition, or many more.  Thus, nature, in her wisdom provides an attraction,-a power, a force;  is.ever,and always at work: it'totally renewing itself���������of the species���������  generation after generation.  r:f c d;ga'dt  No apology is made for animating  Printing through the analogy of. a  human Kiss.  if,an art, a trade, a vocation has  no soul, it'is then a monotonous  habit, a slavedom���������to be bdrne to  the end by only faith and hope.  But, Printing���������a "living, vital  force���������is-���������ever functioning with its  mechanical, material and chemical  allies���������ever guided by its soulful  tune. Each impression a kiss, each  kiss an inspiration for another. Irrepressible ��������� irresistible ��������� indestructible. ��������� Inland Printer.  sometimes" referred to as Lac le  Croix, they met several cow moose  and an immense bull. But the climax  came when another splendid bull  obligingly took up a position within  50 yards of their tent. The first-  shot from the doctor's trusty rifle  brought him down and Mr. O'Keefe  finished  him off.  Again, from F. W. Arnott's Tfra-  Kip Camp, 30 miles up Lake Timiskaming from Timiskaming Station,  at the mouth' of Kipawa River, word  comes of how Mr. J. A. Cavanagh,  of New York, got his moose within  an hour and a half of leaving camp,  and was back within two hours and  a half. Next morning, while the  animal was being skinned, another  big moose calmly watched the operation for five minutes from a point  close by.  After*that, you can still keep youi;  hand off your rifle ?..__ ,��������� ���������i  AGASSIZ HOOP TRAM  WINS OVER  MISSION  Burdens' land Burden Bearers���������  Wives were made to 'suffer and husbands ^o be suffered,   .  AGASSIZ, Feb. 5.���������Tlie-basketball*~w  devotees here witnessed an interesting game Saturday night, when the  Senior B team   of   Mission City met  the local men's team of Agassiz.  The game.was keenly contested ,  throughout, the score at half time -  standing 6-4;'and ending 22-14 in  favor of the local boys  Lyle Wholpton  was the outstanding performer for the    local   -teiim  netting a total of  18    point? ^'fwhile  Angus McLean scored  I'or   'the visitors. ���������."*"  The lineups were as follows:  Mission:  J. JJnlliford,    S.     Jones  '(captain), CI. Aigce,    A. McLean, J,"  Donaldson.       '���������                      '  Agassiz: J. Gillis, If.' Brown  (captain),    L. Whelpton,    K. Eckert, A.  Pollock. ' J-"-   ' ���������  Previous  to  the "men's   game  the  public and high school girls met. The  outcome wa's in doubt up-to tlie last'*.  minute, the final score being 10-8 in  favor of the public school. -    ���������-',  v:    4  ���������*.-'  ������������������i-  "The bridegroom, who     was also  present, was neatly attired in black."  ���������Winnipeg Tr|bune.^  V^'J  t.* ��������� ZiiJl1'������Jr**-im- lurtiftijU ���������  i.' faiA/SU������^l&%ttALJk,'-  *W-Jr.*l.���������*-* ^  '    ^i^:m'imi������*J&&*^^^  WSBtorfwJ iMiW-tfe*--**^,  ���������' Hi  ?'  ������������������l  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  -mess  Dumi  CORRESPONDENCE  The 'Post invites coiTospondence  on mutters of interest to tljc. district,  but does not iiewssnrlly end0i-8f> the  opinions expressed in such coitcs-  poiide**tce.  OUR  BOARD   OK  TRADI"*  .   .    Buying and selling Chickens is one branch of our business that  is growing.    We are in a position to buy or sell in large quantities.  J. J. SPARROW  Essendene Avenue ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  PERSONALS  George .7. Marr, who was charged  with forging cheques in Abbotsford,  was sentenced to eighteen months  in Okalla, when Jie came up for  trial before Judge Howay of , New  Westminster on Mondaiy* last. The  accused .pleaded guilty to th**- chargo.  couver on Tuesday.  *    *    *  Mrs.  Weatherby is visiting at the  home of her daughter, Mrs.  Fowler  of Vancouver.  A most enjoyable time was spent  at the Men's Club on Monday evening.       General  business  was  dealt  with, and the members    decided    to  Mr. Frank Eby of Winnipeg Beach.   hold ft whIst drive Jn the    neftr fu_  who is spending the    winter    at the  ture     The Club yfiU a]go undertake  coast, was.the guest this week of Mr,  R. H. Eby.  *    *   '*  Mrs. J. Parton attended the Worn-  Missionary  Convention  in  Van-  en s  couver this week, as a delegate from  M,������ Abbotsford branch. -Mrs. W. J  Gray also attended as a representative from the Mission Band circle.  * *     *  Mr. Charles Trethewey of Harrison  Mills is spending the 'week-end in  Abbotsford, the    guest of    Mr.    and  Mrs. S. D. Trethewey.  * *     *  Mrs. Alex Vannetta of Aldcrgrove  ���������--���������<-. the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.  Vannetta during the week.  * *     *  Mrs. Brydges and Miss Barbara  and Master Maurice visited in New  Westminster at the week-end, and  attended the birthday parl-y on Saturday of Mrs. Brydges' mother, who  was eighty-four years of age.  to assist to pay off the balance due  on the Parish hall equipment. At the-  close of the business session, games  and singing were indulged in.  *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. H Alanson and family of Mission City- visited in Abbotsford during the week.  * *     *  Mrs. A. Morrow had as her guest  her sister, Mrs. T. Perks of Vancouver.  * *     *  Mrs. McClenahan has returned  home from, a holiday spent with her  sons iu Seattle.  ������    *    *  Mr Morrow and Mr. McKay of Van  couver were the week-end visitors of  Mr. and Mrs. A. Morrow.  * *     *  Mr. and Mrs. C. McCallum of Mission City visited relatives and friends  in Abbotsford during the week..  The Ladies' Aid spent a very pleasant afternoon at the home of Mrs.  J. K. McMenemy on Wednesday.    It  was decided that the ladies will give i a,.tjc-es for  a play on or    about    the    17th    of  HOSPITAL  DONATIONS  The matron of the hospital grate-  I fully  acknowledges    the     following  January:   5  gramophone  records, Mr. A. Duncan, Vancouver;  March,  particulars of  which  will be  given later.      During    the afternoon  Mrs.  J.  Downie gave  an  interesting 'zineSr Mrs. Millard,    Mrs. A. l^ and  acount of the life and      work of      a  magazines, Mrs.  VV.  Hillier,  Belling-  ham; magazines, Dr. Swift;      maga-  Home  Missionary  worker.     Refreshments were served by      the hostess  and a social hour enjoyed.  *    *    *  At the first meeting of the Matsqui School Board for "this year, Miss  Edith King was appointed as principal of the Rldegdale School and  Miss Elaine Stratton as junior teacher at the Aberdeen school. . The  board decided to kalsomine all the  schools, 'and to make arrangements  to grade and drain the grounds of  the Dennison High school*this year.  Mr. R.. Owen was re-appointed as  chairman, and Capt. Bowers as secretary of the board.  *     *     *  Mr. Clark Trethewey of Vancouver Is spending the week-end in  Abbotsford. i .. j..  Mr. McCulloch; 1 baby dress, 2 baby  binders, 3 baby diapers, 2 blankets,  Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Clayburn; for  gramophone  record   $1.50, a  friend.  The Banff Winter Carnival it t������  be held from February 2nd t������ frth.  1924, both dates inclusive, and will  run concurrently with. the Banff  Bonspiel, which will be held from  February 4th bo 9th, inclusive. A  widely varied and attractive programme has be������n arranged, culminating in a Grand Carnival dance,  when the Carnival Qu������en for 1924  will ba announced and crowned.  Miss Draper  guest, over  the  Weatherby.  or Hatzic  week-end  i .  was the  of  Miss  Mrs. (!, N. /.elgler is the guest of  her daughter, Mrs. P. It. Edwards  of Vancouver.  .;-,' * * ���������  Miss Grace Milstead and family  of five little sons moved to South  Vancouver on Friday. Their many  friends in Abbotsford wish sueeoss  andd happiness in their new homo.  *     *     ;#   '  Mrs. P. Insley. was a visltr in Van-  Among the New Y������ar'������ honors for  1924 one of the most popular is the  award of the C.B.E. by His Majesty  the King to Captain S. Robinson,  R.N.R., who, it will be recalled, so  distinguished himself in command of  the Canadian Pacific S.S. "Empress  of Australia" during tha Japanese  disaster and Is now commanding tha  Canadian Pacific S.S. "Empreos of  Canada" for that vowel's forthcoming world  cruise.  The beauties of tha Lauirentian  Mountains, which have alroady attracted the attention of moving picture producers, are continuing to  draw such companies. The latest to  make use of this location is the Distinctive Pictures Corporation, starring Alma Rubens and Conrad Nagle,  which has been shooting at Gray  Rocks Inn, Ste. Jovite, over the New  Year holiday period. A feature of  their Hvork has been the co-operation  of the Chateau FronUnac dog team,  led  by Mountie, a  veteran  of five  Although the,Post passes into the  hands of a new ownership, the policy  of fairness will no doubt mark all  its comments on the publje life of  our little town.. ��������� At no time in the  past���������since the paper was established in May 1910 has the columns of  this paper been used to send a slani  home to any of our citizens. Letters  which we thought reflected -on citizens have In the past been refused  publication and the same policy will  I feel be pursued by the new man-'  agement. We want a policy of fairness to all if'our town is to. prosper  aud go ahead. There have been times  when a virile pen could have . been  usedr. but the Post policy considered  this unfiair, or as one man would  say, hitting below the belt. Even  in brute strength this' hitting below'  the belt is considered unfair. Wo  may- differ and differ very much,  but if our little town is to come into  its own we must live and let. live, and  work  together.  The Post has /endeavored at all  times to hit fair; even in matters of  incorporation, although some people-  did not give'the Post credit for what  it has done. Our position was* that  no information in* connection .with  incorporation matters should go unchallenged if it did not have at leas\  50 or* 75 per cent, truth to it. Some  facts were-distributed .that did not  have one grain of truth to them. As  a true British Columbian can we be  blamed for letting this .'go without  criticism? Many of our friends said,  'No, and we will back you lip.*'. We  did and todaiy there is hot much  chance that Abbotsford will be incorporated, until all parties, particularly the property-holders, get together arid discuss the matter*in any  other way than except in the spirit  of get-to-gether���������"all for one and one  for all interest.' . Are we not right?  So it is. that.the Post took^excep-  tion to some of the criticisms, recent:-  ly;~appearing in.the;columns of its  contemporary regardingr ,the *work  accomplished by last year's .board of  trade. We believe that/last.year  much more, was really" accothplished  than most people are aware of.- Let  us be fair at. all times and give credit where credit is due even if. our  personal opinions and our political  opinions are not in accordance with  the leading spirits of that organization���������but we should be one at all  tinies for that which benefits the  town and facilitates business. Should  we not?  Well then, last year's board of  trade is certainly responsible for  some tangible results. For the first  time in the history of Abbotsford our  streets were oiled. The Post remembers when a former proprietor  of our pioneer hardware store, at his  own expense, oiled a little right in  front of his store as an experiment.  The oil settled the dust and that was  what we all wanted. Why should any  citizen kick at that?  And last week the former owner  of the News took advantage of the  established small debts court  given to Abbotsford in 1923, under  the guidance of a stipendary magistrate���������a court that has been desired  by  many..  Recently the provincial government called for tenders for the new  jail, and a building will be built  that will not reflect discredit on  Abbotsford. ���������     '���������  'i.\  Other matters, such as the endeavor to secure pickers for local growers, have been' accomplished by last  year's board of trade. So why should  we kick and    intimate that "lack of  support", nullified  the  board's' activities"?    We have to take bur hat off.  to go-getters    and wish   that every  member, and business man and resident would  display    public-spi'rited-  ness.    No reflection on tlie board of  trade members either    this    year or  last year, or any year, should be permitted    to    go   unchallenged.    The  board of trade In the past has devoted its'energies In securing    for    the  town most of those privileges which  mark it as a progressive community.  .     J. A. BATES.  Here and There  . That the "average' weight of "Alberta's 1923 wheat was G4 pounds to  the bushel, or four pounds more than  the standard, is the statement of  George Hill, Dominion Grain- Inspector lit Calgary.  ' .The season, of navigation for the  year 1923 is the longest since t!*a  year 1814, or 109 years ago, according to a statement made at Quebec  by Captain J. E. Bernicr, Arctia  explorer.  Two-thirds of Canada's , exhibits  for the British Empire Exhibition  are now in England, most of these  being already * at Webley. .Among  them is a monster silver nugget,'  weighing nearly three .tons, the biggest ever unearthed, which was dug  up; in Canada.  i Twenty-nine, million pounds of  halibut were landed at Prince Rupert, B.C., during the past year, with  figures for the month of December  incomplete.'" This total is considerably, in excess, of the previous year.  Several large shipments were made  to Chicago and other middle Western States' points."  E. W. Beatty, President of tho  Canadian Pacific Railway, has accepted the honorary presidency of  the Province of Quebec Safety  League, succeeding 1 !.*.*���������. kite Lord  Shaughnessy', who was its first honorary president. The object of the  League is to institute safeguards for  the protection of life, especially  'children, providing protected play-  'grounds nnd streets.  ; It is estimated by the provincial  tourist bureau of the Province of  (Quebec that 125,000 American auto-  ���������mobiles visited the province in 1923.  :Of this number 40,000 travailed over  *the King Edward Highway, the prin-  icipal route of automobilists from  iacross the border motoring to Montreal and a record in the annals of  that thoroughfare'as regards Ameri-  'can cars.  ������ ���������������  Plum Jam, 4 lb. tin, a tin .'���������.��������� 75<������  Royal Crown Naptha Soap, a cake 5-^  Pineapple, large tin   ��������� -20^  Crabapplcs, large tins, 2 1-2 lbs., a.tin 2(ty  Molasses, small tin  '..,!'....,  15*������  l.Iacaroni, Ready Cut, per lb .'...;.'. .... . 12}&(*S  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer,  i  OF ALL KINDS  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  0  REAL. ESTATE-���������urdney to Loan on Good Farm Hovtgoges'  A. McCallum  . The Canadian Independent Oil  Company, of St. John, New Brunswick, has closed a contract to supply lubricating oils of all kinds to  all Canadian Pacific steamship's plying, to Atlantic ports. This is said  to be the biggest contract for lubricating oils ever closed in Canada.  This company means a new industry for St. John, for its compounding  plant will be located in East St.  John.  Wr---*  The Klondyke is in the threes of  another gold and silver rush. At  the head of the Beaver River, 50  miles west of Ke'no Hill, a silver  and gold discovery of unusual.proportions has started a- stampede  -from Mayo, the major mining settle-  -meht of the Yukon, to the naw country, where it is said assays reveal  pay dirt running 1,1C0 ounces oJ  silver to the ton.  Rapid,-progress is being made in  preparing the Canadian -section oi  the British Empire ExhibiLion.^ The  Kiant pavilion was roofed in and  ready for exhibits in sixty .lays from  its commencement and will be r".dy  for opening on March 1st. *'fwt ;>���������'!-  lion feet of Canadian lumber, 7 n-de=  of roofing and 200 . ton-, of nails,  nuts and bo'ts have already been  .used  in  the  building.  THE WEST  RESULTS  WASHING  follow the use of our    laundry  soap,  in  cakes or    flakes    or  powder.      Our soap    is    carefully tested in every    way before  being offered  to    housewives, therefore we know what  it will do when    we sell it to  you.        Goes    far.      SPECIAL.  THIS WEEK. '              x  White Wonder Soap,' 4 -   ���������',  bars .folr' c. : Il .-..25-i  iiBBiiiSiiffbiBiii  It is reported that the Rothermert  'interests of England, which recently acquired f- large bloi-k of timber land in the Manicouagan River  Basin, have headed a syndicate  which will spend $16,000,000 in  erecting pulp and newsprint manufacturing plants near Quebec city,  With this news comes the announcement that the St. Regis Paper Company will build a $4,000,000 plant  near the parish of St. Augustin, a  suburb of Quebec.  A meeting of the Ratepayers' Association of Ward 1, Sumas municipality, has been called for Tuesday  evening, February 12th, in the Bank  of Montreal chambers, Abbotsford,  at 8 p. m. A similiar meeting to be  held in Huntingdon on the next evening,  February. 13th,  at    the dame  Records compiled by the Bureau  of Railway Statistics in Chicago  show how greatly the cost of railroad equipment in North America  'has increased in the past sixteen  years. Since 1907, these figures  show, the cost of heavy freight locomotives has risen from $16,243 to  $53,550 each; passenger locomotives  from $16,057 to $66,200 each; passenger coaches from $7,330 to $28,-  900 each; freight cars from $700 to  $2,301 each; and steel rails from  $28 to $43 per ton.  The Indians of the- three prairie  ���������'provinces in the 1923 season harvested the greatest crop in their history, according to the annual report  "of the Department of Indian Affairs.  In the three provinces, the Indians  "harvested 638,561 bushels of wheat,  674 282 bushels of oats and 62,304  bushels of barley. The report shows  they raised 58,264 bushels of potatoes and 10,000 bushels of other  vegetables. They summerf allowed  20 000 acres of land, broke 6,808  acres, put up 57,000 ton* of hay arid  9,516 of green feed. ;>  PHONE  CENTRAL MEAT MARKET  years tsrvka .iu the Nortlu  I hour.  A treat is in store lor music loveivn  on Monday evening, when tho pupils  of the Misses Steeclo will give a Toy  Symphony in lhe Masonic Hull.""Vocal selections will be given by well-  known artists. The proceeds will be  used in aid.of the Canadian Home  for blind children.  Rev. A. H. Priest attended the  meeting of. the Rural Deanery of  Yale held in Chilliwack on Tuesday  and Wednesday, of tl*ls week.  Dewdney Liberals in  Annual Convention  (From   Feasor   Valley   Recerct)  A largo and enthusiastic attendance featured the annual convention  of the Dewdney District Liberal Association held here Saturday, the  2nd inst. Strong votes of confidence  were passed in the governments of  the Right Honourable W.'L. Mc-  Kenzie rang and the Hon. John Oliver. The meeting voiced its regret  at the illness of our Federal member,  Mr. 121 gin A. Munro, which has for  Koine time been quite serious. The  convention was addressed by It.' A.  Walker, 'Esq., ex member of the Al-  lusrtsi Legislature, who is at present  at the const in connection with grain  matters, and Mr. .1. 0. Turgeon, provincial  organizer.  Tlio following officers wore" elected for the year HI2-I:  lion. Pros.', The Right Hon. W. L.  MnclCon/.lc King; Hon. Vice-Pre.*:.,  Tho Honourable John Oliver, Elgin  A. Munro,'.Esq./ M.-.P.; President,  Maxwell Smith, Deroche; Vice-Pres.,  James Riddle, Hammond; Secretary,  ,1. 13. Martyn, Haney; Auditor, A. S.  Duncan.  Mrs Spaulding 'and son. visited in  Vancouver this week,  EASIER RIDING  ON ROUGH ROAD  Do you want a cool restful ride  in your machine?  Then don't pick out one of the  smoothest boulevards in the city and  motor around for several hours.  For, according to V. A. Cole, sales  manager for Zbinden-Wood Motor  Company, the most restful ride is  obtained from the gravel or .dirt  roads where there is a slight movement of the car on its springs.  "It's just like sitting in a chair,"  said Cole. "Who ever heard of a  person becoming thoroughly rested  by sitting in a straight backed chair.  Give the same person a rocking  chair which bumps over the cracks  in the floor and causes the muscles  to move during the motion in order  to retain the balance, and he will bo  satisfied to remain there.  "It is necessary to make the muscles in. the body move just slightly  before perfect rest can he obtained.  Some of the macadam highways do  not cause a car to jostle on Its  springs or miles. Then the position  of riding becomes strained and there  is not the rest in the trip that the less  even road gives."  This is Cole's version of the "best  ride" problem.  Try it out for yourself.  a  I  If  I  n  m  H  I  if

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