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 ���������ww���������<������������������n���������������1���������������w ���������  "tr-"  '     ������J.|p.^  <j"*rwswjm&9!  f/f  Tro^  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  '^J'JS.uaiSWK  'JUL\i'hl^HSJi,J~.VLJ������  :,; .^i j.; i^jb.l. .  Vol. XXL, No. 16.  4.BB0TSK0RD. B,.C,   FRIDAY, FEB. 25,' 1921  w<|$g|������i>8  $1.00 per Year  DAY OF AMATEUR  FARMER  PASSED  HUNTINGDON,   Feb.   24.���������Farmers' on the other side of the .line are  being  taught  to  consider the  cattle  barn as a factory wherein raw material in  tho form of grain, and other  feed,   is  converted   into   milk.   R 'is  explained   that a  big  percentage of  the food consumed by the -animals la  used up in    producing    heat, and in  keeping the   boast  in   good  physical  condition. A warm dairy barn eaves  food; because less of what the animal  eats is required  for body  heat, and  the result is a greater production of  cream and milk. To keep dairy cattle  in  damp,  draughty     barns    is    not  sound business, as the cows lose their  vitality, and are 'not,    consequently,  economic   producers   .Proper   ventilation,  sunlight and absolute  ' cleanliness' are all considered, not as the  right way to treat the animals, but  as   money-makers,   and   every   detail  in connection with the" barn  is considered as carefully as the machinery  in a factory. Oh this side of the line  the farmers have been able to go one  better, and the barns are fitted with  wrater     supply,    electric     light, and  electric milking machines. Milk and  egg  production  have ..now {been  reduced  to a science,  and the day. of  the amateur farmer is passed, as- lie"  cannot possibly hope to -compete un-..  less he has a-thorough; knowledge of  his business:        '���������"���������' ������������������"������������������'" ���������'���������.'*-���������  Hotelmen Jubilant  Over New Act  ACID A FAIL.URE FOR  GETTING RID OF STUMPS  ���������^HUNTINGDON, Feb.  24.���������Powder  -is tlie only means of getting rid of  stumps. Dr.. H.-   K.    Benson, of the  . chemistry department of the .University .of  Washington;   who  has  made  an extensive study of the'stump prop  osition, says that the idea of pouring  sulphuric or    nitric    acid into auger  holes "is useless, as the    stump    will  only rot in tlie vicinity of the acid.  With     numerous    applications,    the.  stump will rot in five or   six    years' j  time, but the'roots will still remain.1  A South African, an Australian,  and a South American, recently discussing the subject while travelling  along the B. C. E. R.' track, were  agreed that the termite or whito  ant, would clear the country within  five years, and not leave a root, but  unfortunately they would: also attack .the timber in the mills, and  every wooden building, unless lhe  entomologist could suggest any  method of keeping them on their  rightful   line  of business.  VICTORIA," Feb. 22.���������Eleventh-  hour changes in the draft moderation  bill which it was finally decided today; should be tabled in the Legislature, will give effect to(demands by  .the hotel representatives, Avho have  been camping on the trail of the government for the past week or two,  and who, it was intimated this evening,  have  scored their point.  Ever since the information was  published recently that the now-famous "beer, clause" would be deleted from the bill, and that contentious  point thrust up to the house members, the hotel men'have been protesting   volubly.  'Up to yesterday it was the conviction of members on the 'government  side that the hotel men had . been  stood off, but at the eleventh hour  comes the intimation that the "wets"  have scored their point, that the bill  will contain provision for the sale  of beer in hotel dining-rooms, restaurants, hotel bars, cabarets and.  clubs, the beer, however, to be sold  only in sealed packages,"thus.observing the principle upon .wtiich... the]  people.apprbved.at-the-plebiscite.'-. .  This beer must be secured fro-m  the government stores "and."will only,  be sold ; to patrons possessed of-the  required permit,, the bartender being  required, to demand production of-the  permit before the package is handed  over.:. Once in possession \_. of ^the  .package .theUpatroVwill'-be' permitted  to open it and drink oh the premises. '  It is'intimated, too, that "=the bar  feature will be-eliminated, and such  establishments will have to provide  tables for their patrons.^  Under the new proposal the proprietors would be agents for the  government in selling the beer in  sealed packages, but in that case,  presumably they would bo forced to  sell at a higher figure than would  the government store, otherwise  there would be no profit in it for  them.  SIX  DREDGES   FOR  ..    SUMAS  DYKE PLAN  PERSONALS  By the end of March there will be  six dredge's on the big S'umas dyking  and reclamation scheme under which  great project the Provincial -gov-  ernment;,'u3 reclaiming 33,000 acres  of what--will become some of the.  most fertile farming hind in the  Fraser Valley, if not in the Province.  Engineer P. N. .Sinclair, who' has  charge of;*this, big undertaking, stated  yesterday-, that by the end of this  month, two more dredges will be add  ed to the two already working, also  by the end of the following month  two additional dredges will be on the  job,  making six in  all.  Later when the high water period is on; a big suction dredge will  be   added/*  To date, 'the' big Buckeye dredge  has thrown-up over 100,000 yards of  earth on the Fraser River Dyke, ana  by the end of the month about fifty  thousand yards more of earth will be .  place. The dredge displaces about I Presbyterian  ASSOCIATION   REORGANIZED  form-  recent  Mrs.   Emery   of  Vancouver  crly  of  Abbotsford,     was  a  visitor here.  Mrs. Robertson spent, a few days  of (his week in New 'Westminster.  Mrs. Martin of Sardis, formerly  of Abbotsford was a visitor here on  Sunday.  'Miss  Florence    McPhee,  who  has  } completed her training in the Royal  Columbian Hospital this, month, has  been spending a> few days at home.  Mr. Angus Campbell of Ashcroft  spent the  week-end  in  town.  It- is reported that Mr. B. B.  Smith, a former business man of  Abbotsford has bought out Mr. J.  M.  Dale of Hammond.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Caldwell have sold  their home to Mr. McNelly, and will  reside  with his  parents.  On  Tuesday     evening  a     Sunday  the  in  'fifty thousand yards of  month.  This  main ���������   dyke  located, along the Fraser  tends from-the mouth-of  River 'to-the' base "of the  mountains.'^Tliis  dyke  is  completed."  earth per  which,, is I  River, ex-  the Sumas  Chilliwc-ak  about half  j School concert was    given    in  Church. Several took  part in the programme and the sum  of about' fourteen dollars was  realized.  On Friday evening, February-18th  a "whist driveand dance was given by  the members of the Eastern Star  .Lodge in the Masonic Hall. Seventeen  com-  coat  belonging- to .Naomi Matthews took  fire in the ladies' cloak room upstairs, but no ' further . damage was  done..   ...-J.   "��������� '.--.���������  ;  ..."   . -'    !-~ ���������' -  After     the     refreshments      were  as they will be\served  Mr. .Morgan furnished  music  the    fact    that ^for the dance. .  \ Mr. Haddrell, . proprietor of the  Abbotsford . Hotel attended the  hctelkeepers banquet in Vancouver  on\Wednesday.  The Huntingdon Liberal Association has now been/re-organized, and  will, in future, be known as the Hunt  ingdon-Sumas-Kilgard Liberal As"-',  sociation. A meeting was held there  Wednesday evening for completing-  the arrangements of re-organization;.'-  At a recent meeting, Mr. T. B/  Straiton was elected president, Mr;-'  P. Starr, vice-president, and Chas.;  Courtman, secretary-treasurer. The.  executive is composed of Messrs. E:  Austin, E. Boley, J. Starr and M.'  Murphy;  The Abbotsford band has been  organized and will hold its practise  every Tuesday night. The . first  practise will be held next -Tuesday.  As the membership of the, band is  up to twenty and thirty, wi.ti full  instrumentation, Abbotsford has the  making of a first-rate band.  The populace will realize the  benefit of the band in. a month or bo,  but until then all must forebear  ���������patiently. . ���������  WILL DISCUSS CHINESE LEASES  The Sunday School, orchestra will  give an exhibition of their talent ou  the first Sunday in March.  Walking from Halifax to Vancouver to establish a transcontinental  hiking record, J. A. Behan and his  son, C. P. Behan, both of Halifax,  arrived in Montreal Thursday. The  hikers left later for Ottawa.  Behan and his son left Halifax on  January  25.  The Behans are four days behind  Charles Burkman, and about the  same time ahead of the Dills, husband and wife, also hyking from.!  coast   to   coast.  VICTORIA, Feb. 23.���������Tho question of allowing Chinese and other  Orientals to lease land in the province will come up for discussion before the agricultural committee now  sitting .at the House. This is a matter which has been brought to the  front during the past few years and  ���������was a topic at the recent^farnier conventions in ' this ��������� city, when resolutions protesting against allowing  these Orientals to lease lands for  agricultural purposes were passed.  According to some of the members  of the House the situation has become an acute one in various por:  tions. of the .province. In Victoria it  is-stated that Chinese cooks refuse  to handle any potatoes grown other  than by Orientals. They go about it  in a novel way. The. cooks spoil the  first few attempts with potatoes purchased from white dealers, and when  the lady of the house asks the reason  she is informed that "potatoes no  good; I get potatoes thai, are good."  The first potatoes arc of the fame  quality as those grown and sold by  Chinese, but the union prevails.  :���������"  Excellent ^progress  is  being ma'de>tables of whist were played. A  with the "pole    now.    being    extend-/motion .was caused    when    the  ed across the' prairie - and-, which will  carry- the' high.'power lines that'vi|l  electrify ,the������machinery and dredges,  for, most of the dredges will, soon jae.  'electrically 'drfven."'"Tfhes'eT' poles r wiif  be substantial  ones  permanent owing to  later, when- the job is' completed, the  power lines will be utilized to supply  the pumping stations.  A rumor was circulated in the  Sumas district to the effect that the  scheme would not be completed  before five years. Mr. Sinclair, however, denied this report. He stated  that as far as can be estimated at  this time, there is no reason to believe that the big project will not be  finished within the time stated by  Miniser of Agriculture  namely  by June  1922.  With the diverting of  dar River, the main dyke  and the big suction dredge at work,  the undertaking will proceed rapidly  As more dredges are added, more  men will be employed, and by summer the hundred or so men now  working will be greatly augmented.  The- Parent-Teachers' Association  will hold, a social evening in, the G.  W. V. ��������� A. rooms .on. Wednesday,  March 22nd.-- A musical programme  will be provided and all the parents  are invited . The proceeds are for  supplying cocoa for the school children . who take their lunches.  Mr. Hill, manager of the Royal  Bank, is now convalescent and expects to be back at work in the  course of a couple of weeks.  At  the   well-attended   meeting  of  the hospital committee; it was decided to arrange with.Mr. D...C. Dur-  rant to    secure a    charter * for    the  hospital. The secretary, was' instructed  to write the    presidents    of    the  Women's Institutes in    the   surrounding districts,  to organize each district in the interests of the proposed  hospial, the members to    offer    any  necessary  aid.   Five   additional   subscriptions  of  $100     each     wore   reported and several new names added  to the committee.  Barrow,  the   Vod-  complcted  lap155*.  DIFFICULTIES   REMOVED  HUNTINGDON,   Feb.   24.���������Mr.   F.  Kickbush attended a special meeting  of the Sumas   council-at   the end of  last week, and the last difficulty in  connection with  the    road,    running  along the international boundary line  jto Whafcoinb road, has been romov-  'ed. There is, of course, a  little difficulty in getting a    straight    road,  as B. C. E. II. tracks would force such  |a road across the line in the vicinity  j of   Huntingdon,  .but   the   road   will  come to  within     9-10     feet    of    the  townsite before     it is     necessary 'to  divert a gazetted    road    to . Second  Street.   A  great  saving  of  time  will  bo  affected as  soon  as   the   work   ia  completed.  i"  I have now a full line of the following Stock  Foods and Disinfectants:  __A de-orilerizer of national reputation; also a disinfectant for poultry  and stock. Guaranteed the best of  its kind on-the market.  ���������(Woodhouse) one-of the best in-  vigorators for horses and cattle during the cold wet days of winter. Some  stockmen think there is nothing like  ���������Best on the market as a perfect  food for all young stock. It is just  the thing for them during tho time  when there is but little grass.  Animal Invioragfor  J.J. SPARROW  MILK PRODUCERS MEETING  CHILLIWACK. Fob. 23.��������� Direct  ors J. F. McClutcheon and A. II  Mercer were again nominated by the  Chjlliwack members of the Eraser  Valley Milk Producers' Association  as diroctors for another year, at a  largely attended meeting of the  shareholders in the City Hall on  Saturday. The directors gave a  very full report of the activities of  the association for the past ,year,  being supported by President John  W. Berry and -Secretary J. W.  Parkos, who explained matters of  prices, and the presence of so much  Washington whole milk on the  Vancouver market during the past  couple of months.  x������^������*������4  The Abbotsford Garage has taken  over the agency for the Maxwell  and Chalmers cars and the Maxwell trucks. They are expecting a  shipment  shortly.  All purchasers of these cars are  guaranteed  to  get service.  All Roads  Lead to  Abbotsford  AND  Store  The Home of  GOOD  Groceries  loots and Shoes  Gents9 Furnishings P'kM two  ���������mn.va"^pa^-:  :*!*"^  THE ABBOTSFORD 1  TH'E ABBOTSFORD POST  . . Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  Member of the Canadian Weekly    Newspapers'  Association.  FRIDAY,    FEHIll/AHY  y->,  1<>2I  A good idea was placed before the  public at a meeting hold recently in  Rovelsfok'e when, t-lie secretary of tho  Teachers Pod oration made tho suggestion that school boards or city  councils "bo given the power to levy  tuxes in advance of requirements for  new school accommodation"', but like  many another good suggestion it .falls  Hat unless some scheme is also put  willi it so that it can .be carried out.  The question of schoo  an important, one and  would welcome any  would bring relief.  At the present time municipalities  have tho power to collect, tho ^ij-poll  tax;-the new liquor act may bring a  small portion to each'. municipality  from the appearance of present legi:.'-- ;'  lation as indicated at Victoria; and  how would it. be for this money to  be placed as a sinking fund, or as  money for paying interest on borrowed money for the building of schools.  Would it work" out?  education is  the tax payer  scheme    -that  the school-age to '10 years. This  would mean that, to an appreciable  degree, the flow of child run now  leaving our schools with a mere smat  faring of education, would be checked. It would mean that those who  engage in vocational training would  havo more time to select their careers  that arc not overcrowded. It would  nu.-aii that, there would be greater  'children being educated to become  assets of the future welfare of this  1-rovinoe, instead of, as now, so  large a percentage of them being  compelled to leave this pan of the  Dominion   to find  vocations  in  life.  "Another reform called for is the  raising of the standard of the teachers. This is'a subject which requires  a thorough investigation, and we  believe that if is one which the  teachers themselves know should be,  probed, for their own good, "both in  (he monetary recognition which they  Ev������W.irBigelow.  .Barrister, Etc.  At J. "A; CATHERWOOD'S  ; Eyeryi' Friday  Phones:' Mission   1503  .ong Distance:    Pt. Coqultlam  ���������   At a meeting held by a valuator of  the  Soldier Settlement Board   in   an  up-country tow*n the suggestion   was  made  that   there  was     not     enough  cleared land in the settlement, it was'  a great handicap, to-t he progress of  the district; the valuator also suggest  ed that more land should be cleared  as  it would   bring excellent returns..  ��������� "Some years ago when the question of.  placing the soldiers upon    -the    land .sential  a suggestion was made by some pro- .graphy  "mincnt speakers'in "the'Fraser Valley  to f-.he effect that if the-government  -. would   undertake   to   clear   a   man's  ���������twenty  or  more   acres'and   make   it  fit  for cultivation,  that    that    man  would   willing   give- the   government  a portion of his land  tree to sell to  new settlers.  At that time some owners of land  around this district intimated that  they wotild be willing o give a half  of the uncleared land for the clearing of their farm land rot then under,  cultivation.  It is a truism that there is not  at the present time enough land under culitvafion in any part of our  rich valleys of the province; and  more cleared land would mean more  settler's.  The C. P. It. scheme in parts' of  tho mountain district, appears to bo  a .paying proposition for that company.  the right idea, judging from the following:   "Farmers'  wives-    can    res!  their's",     and    also  of    their    realization of the  general deficiencies which prevail ii.  our educational system. Coupled with  claim should be  because  this reform  should  go a  revision  0/  a revision sadl.vj.ieed-  judge   from   the"* lack  the curriculum  ed,  if  we  can  of knowledge of* essential .subjects  possessed ' by the average run of  children today. The present curriculum is overcrowded. In the high  school it. seems that for a term, 0.  even Lor an entire year, such es-  subjects as history and geo-  may be dropped altogether,  while attention is concentrated liposome comparatively useless studies  in addition to these handicaps, then  'is overcrowding in classes and a consequent lack of'individual attentioi.-  de\oted to the pupils by the "teachers.-  In the public schools, because of  large measure of the deficiencies  noted, there is a lack of effort in  character development of the children. " .   ������������������  moment we    have    no    doubt as to  what  would  be the    outcome.     Th&  people would then be roused to the  realities of the situation, and would  make as short work of the anti-Protectionist' movement, as they made 01  the  reciprocity movement  ton'' years  ago.  Our neighbors  are decieved  b\  the pretended impatience of   the Opposition leaders, for a contest at thu  polls.   This   show   of   eagerness   for  lie fray is, taken across'the line at its  face, value,  and  is  there   understood'  -.0 indicatei-a"great" popular pressure  of,Anti-Protectionist opinion in  Canada.   That is ' why   American   manu-  .ucturcrs are looking so hopefully to  the 'fuss   that   Mr.   Crerar  and     Mr.  King are,making to keep themselves  in the .public notice.    These    leaders  are indeed,   in    the    public    notice,  .'heir     advocacy       of    anti-national  policy has been marked by the voters.  The public men who get. the conli-  .lence  of  the  Canadian  people  must  show   that   they  prefer  the   welfare  jf'the Canadian people to the welfare  jf. the people of the    United    States.  The doors of office will not be open  to politicians    whose    policy    would  make Canada    an    adjunct    of    the  Jnite'd   States.���������Vernon  News. ���������  Douglas has :beeii;;siibstit.iited for R-F in the  new tele-phone .Directory \ylijch will go into use  on February./27th. Several,hundred numbers  have also been changed[irbm.R-F to Seymour and  from Seymour toD.o.ugjas.  It is imperative thai, you consult the new-Directory so that you get tlie right number when  making a telephone call. . '.  BRITISH COLUMBIA.^ TELEPHONE: Co.  Wm. Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock   Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Fraser Valley. Am .fajnilar.  with the-different breeds of live  stock and their vahies.  BUYERS  OF NEWSPRINT  if any, concerned  welfare    of    the  deny the need 6  have been drawi#  . Armstrong - appears to have hit  comfortably when they go into Armstrong to do their weekly shopping  if the plan now under consideration  by- the Board of Trade of our sister,  tr.wn is carried out. It is intended  that a rest room shall be established.  The president of the Board of Trade  showed that the scheme was justifiable from a purely business standpoint, when discussing the matter  with those present at the annual  meeting."���������Enderby Commoner.  I     "There are few,  with    the    social  I Province  who will  the reforms which  attention to so often in these columns'  Mr. Catherwood is to be commended;  upon touching on a subject, which is/  of   such   outstanding   importance.  ,-U  ; would   be   well,     indeecl,     if    other  members of the    Legislature    wojild  follow his lead and thus be tiie means  of  inducing   the  Government  to: admit that an educational problem., exists and  so  bring about an  irivestig-,  at ion       that     would     lead     to.    its  solution, t  A New York paper says the Canad-:  an  Government has  deemed it wise  .0 place    certain'    restrictions oh the  jxport of newsprint to    the    United  States. The only restriction we know  of is the one-   requiring each    paper  mill to    sell,    at 'current    prices, a  sufficient percentage of its output to  (-.he'Canadian press to keep the home  market supplied  .  If  foreign  buyers  of our newsprint, and if foreign-own-  id mills in    Canada,    never    have a  ;reater"grievance than this, they will  aave little to worry about.  PC) LI CI l-:S   CONTRASTED  "That portion of Mr  wood's speech  in  the  address   which   dealt   with  J. A. Cather-  debate on the  education  was very much   to    lhe    point.     We  could go further than he did and say  that the whole educational system of  the  Province is sadly in need  of reform.     Mr.   Cafherwood's   contenlion  that the high schools an; turning out  youths for professions, already overcrowded   needs   no  gainsaying.   If   it  '   were possible to keen an inventory of  the   students   in   their   after  careers.  It would be found that at least 2*". per  ��������� cent., and    possibly    more,    have to  leave British    Columbia ��������� when their  education is    completed to    find employment in other parts of Canada, or  in the United States.    There are    all  too many other cases where students  trained���������if only in a preliminary way  ���������for  vocations   while     at    a     high  Bciiool, find that when atlompting to.  enter a business career lliey are faced .  with   unemployment. The outcome is  that they have to seek whatever other ,  occupation offers, and, to a large ex- j  tent, they come to realize that much  of the  training''they-have    received  during their high school days proves  of no avail. j  "British Columbia, in its education '  al system, in pursuing a course which ,  does not take    sufficiently    into.con-���������  sideration   the   economic     conditions  that prevail. Too little stres;;'. is being j  laid on lhe essentials, the knowledge  of which goes to- make up a general  education.   There   is   a   tendency   to  induce children, at too early an' age,  ���������to choose their    career:;    in    life, irrespective altogether of v, iiether they  have a  natural    bent    for the  vocational studies they are called upon to  undertake. One needed reform, which  would go far towards remedying this  condition,   would   be  the   raising  ot  "Mr. Meighen' stands for moderate  protection, and the chiefs of the two  Opposition  groups stand   for  moderate free trade." This is the way that  the   Toronto   Mail  and   Empire   concisely sums up    the    difference    between the    three    leading    political  parties in Canada. Mr. King and Mr.  Crerar promise    that,    if    entrusted  with power, they would at first go no  farther than  to  wipe cut protection.  That is sufficiently alarming to our  wage-earners. It    is also    most gratifying to    the    manufacturers in the  United   States.   These   keen   business  men   note   with   satisfaction   the   incessant chatter of Mr. King and The  Globe for    the    hurrying' in    of    a  general election. For American manu  facturers   in   whose   warehouses   are  K.orod   'millions    of    dollars'   worth  :   1  unsold stocks,    the    demolition of  Canada's   protective     tariff     cannot  come ;co soon. Victory at the    polls  either for Mr. Crerar   or    Mr.    King  would cause joy in    Industrial    and  commercial   circles     throughout   the  ;' lig'nly protected country to tiie south  'of us. Which of    these    two    leaders  wins, both  being steadfast adherents  of the Reciprocity pact of 1911, is of  j iftle consequence to our    enterprising neighbors, so long as the "Protectionist    Government    of Canada    is  beaten. As  the    opener    up of Canada's  home  market to  an  inpouring  of  merchandise  from  the  congested  j  tocks''in American hands, it matters  not   whether   the   benefactor   of   the  American .people is Mr. Crerar or Mr.  King.      The    delivery of    Canada's  ihome market into UncleSam's grasping hands would be a boon to American   workers   now   facing  unemployment and   would  be tragedy, for our  c wn workers.  Fortunately-it is by our own workers and not by the workers of the  United States that this matter of  Canada's destiny is to be settled;  That Canadian people would have  the folly to entrust tho fiscal and  'commercial policy of the country to  avowed foes'of protection we do not  for a moment believe. They are not  so reckless as thus to seal their own  doom. If a general election campaign were to be brought on    at this  Of all. the vices to which human  nature is subject' treachery" is the  most infamous ahd'cletcstable, being  compounded of fraud, cowardice and  revenue. The' greatest, wrongs will  not justify it, as it destroys those  principles of mutual confidence and  security by which society can subsist.  ���������I,.  M.  Stretch.  Address' all   communications  Box M .Chilliwack, B. C"  to  JUH.������JONESij  Fuiieral. Director  AGENT. FOB. .:,HEM)jSTO.VEd  fkmMWQtiw, .Mission City  -:)  ��������� INCUBATORS :.  .AND  BROODERS   ���������  for tlie coming hatching season,  which . will be. tlie biggest lit the  history of this Province. '  -BUCKEYE,   JUBTL.EE, . RELIABLE,  PRAIRIE    STATE,  and   ELECTRIC  INCUBATORS . and,. BROODERS.  CATALOGUES-.-FREE  "  For  a Good SmokeTry V  B:C;'&^6ld-Sport  CIGARS  B.   C.   CIGAR   FACTORY     ���������  WILBERQ & WOLZ. 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C. ms^si  ��������� M������1irrlj'f������r kMt|������n  TIIE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE THREE  CHEVALLEYS  FRUIT  FARM  AT   SOUTH   SUMAS  Twenty-three' years ago a     young'  Frenchman who liad    done so    bril-  , lianfly well in his own country  flia"  his iranie was well known among the  scirSht-ii'ic agriculturalists all' ovjv the  ^co.rifsnent, emigrated to the States (o  prove the worth of his ideas in a new  country.    He    brought    with    him a  whole   bokful   of'diplomas  ynd   cer-  ��������� tificatcs-besides two very rare'   pos-  '��������� sessions, the Cross of Merit of Moil-,  tenegro and tho Silver    Medal of the  ' S. P. C. A. fron'i  Havre, Prance.  But here, 'on,the other"side of the  water, Destiny showed her mysterious .hand in Mr. Leon "'Clievalley's'  career and at one blow deprived him  ,-��������� of all his worldly wealth. With a-  wife and four small children to provide for, there was,no time to be lost  The professor was obliged to turn  his hand to the first job that offered-  at a time when'work was scarce and  poorly paid. He dug potatoes for 3T>u  a day, and another day his little son  taking him his lunch turned away'  with tears in his eyes at the sight of  his father cleaning out pans in a condensed  milk  factory���������his father, the  1 professor,, who had himself been  superintendent of such a factory for  ..   twelve years in the Old Country.  But Mr. Chcvalley's grit and optimism, were not based on such  evanescent foundations as money and  luck.  He forced   his way  through  to  ��������� success and (en years ago he came  up over the border to help    start the  , U. C. Condensed Milk Factory in New  Westminster. This was only a tem-  poiary site,  however, and very soon  . he moved the factory up into the  heart, of the best farming district in  .-   B. C, choosing a    central    spot    for  .' farmers, near railway and water, and  settled at South Sumas.  Always reaching out for new  ideas, Mr. Chevalley sold out his in-.  :,ercst in (he milk factory to the  Borden Milk Co., and began to look  around , the Chilliwack Valley lor  something thai nobody else had yet  exploited, or had grown with'no  commercial success, and in Uartlefl.  pears he found what he was looking  for.- lie saw that where' apples may  be successful only in a good year,  these pears grow, to complete perfection in this particular locality.  hi iiii9 he bought 110 acres at  South Sumas, more than half of it  a.wilderness of huge fir and cedar  stumps. That spring he started clearing on a lurge scale and with donkey-engine and powder galore transformed the wilderness in six short  weeks info a profitable potato patch  ali ready for the fall planting of the  young pear trees.  .  Here today is the first ���������commercial  pear orchard of Western-B. C, thirty-five acres with 2000 Bartlett and  S00 Bosc trees. As Boscs are one of  the strongest pollinizing varieties of  pears, he had eveiy four rows  of Bartletts inter-planted with two  rows of Boscs so as to make.pollin-  ization more certain. And' as tho  Hose pear free,' in (he ' Slates has a  name'for being peculiarly liable to  pear blight, all the lore of rooting  and buckling' known to science was  called into use to ensure Mr. Cher  valley's trees from blight. The  blight-resisting root of the wild  'Japanese pear was taken, grafted a  few inches above tho ground with  the "Surprise" variety of pear onto  which was again grafted the Bosc  Ipear.  The trees were planted 20 feet by  '27'feet apart in order to get a return from the land before the trees  come into bearing, 3000    gooseberry  .bushes and 2G00 currants were planted in the    twenty    foot    space    and  j loganberries   and   blackberries   were  planted  in   the     twenty-seven     foot  i.  space. Furthermore, in order l.o havo  a. crop off flic land in the first year  of tho plantation, two rows of potatoes were planted between the t rcen  and the berries,  j     Tins first year the care    taken i'n  'the selection of the seed gave such  ircnulls that his seed drew (tie at(cnT  j (ion of the Dominion and Provincial  authorities and  tho lion.  10.  IJ.   Ijar-  , row, Minister of Agriculture stated  that Mr. Chevalley had raised the  best potato seed in B. C. lie special-1,  ized in Netted Gem and Golden Coin  and some of his Netted Gem sold, in'  Seattle by a buyer brought -$ lo a ton  over the Yakima potatoes.-All this  goes-to show that Mr. Chcvalley's  secret for successful growing is to  start in with the best strain that caii  he procured. '��������� He is experimenting  with now varifics of raspberries imported form New York an,. Quebec  and this spring hopes to put another  ten acres into raspberries. The two-  year old plantation will yield 60 per  cent, of a full grown crop and the  weather conditions having been the  best for plant growth, the progress  made by trees and plants is quite  remarkable.  According to, nursery men (his  piece of land is specially adapted for  the growing of small fruits and pear  trees, and the, highest yield possible  will be obtained. The soil is a sandy  loam, a river deposit, of- drainage sc  perfect that it can be worked directly after the heaviest rain.  Besides the aforesaid, Mr. Chevalley has put about fourteen acres into  strawberries, mostly Magoons, .the  variety best suited to this valley, and  these are due to bear this year. He  lays great stress on the vast importance of bees in an orchard; so  necessary does he ' consider them to  the fertilization and also to the better-perfection .'of the fruit that he  has  installed    in    his    orchard,   an  POULTRY     RAISING    AS  A    VOCATION  rsr  1H  Althouglwthe value of poultry and  poultry products In tho three  prairie provinces of Canada amounted to more than twelve and a half  million dollars in 1919, it cannot be  said that the poultry industry in  these provinces is anything more  than a side lino with the majority  of farmers. The high prices paid  for eggs during the last tew years,  however, has caused farmers to  turn their attention to the possibilities of poultry raising as a  means   of   increasing   their   incornr.  This is shown by the interst which  is being takcu in the teachings of  the agricultural colleges and the  Dominion and Provincial Government experimental farms throughout the country.. Farmers are looking for advice regarding poultry,  and are endeavoring to put into  practice the valuable information  made available by the agricultural  colleges  and   experimental, farms.  The work that is being done at the  Dominion Experimental Farm at  Lethbridge, All erta. is characteristic  of what similar institutions throughout the country arc doing, and indicated the enormous profit pos-  pibilitics poultry raising in the  prairie provinces offers, if the profession is taken seriously. At this  farm a return of no less than $00  weekly- in being received from a  flock of 220 hens which rcqir'ro buf  part of the time of one man to look  after them.  The value of tho poultry at the  Lethbrid'-e E>-p"vimental Farm is  measured by the number of eggs a  }-cn lays. Many-of the best bird?  rt the farm would not stand: vcry  h'ffh in the estimation r,f a judge n'.  ���������pi a pen Dry shmv. But they pre  o~j; producers.-.and o.f,c,s men rov  v revenue to the farmer; and it, in tV  object of the experimental Farm tr.  teach the" farm r methods that .will  produce more .i-vf-nno  The flock ��������� v'l'e'i produces rne>  e?.tlnfactory rc."ult:j has been sat together by Intelligent selection o*  proved laying  strains,      Tho birds  are barre'1. Plymouth rocks. In 1918  Mr. C. A. Crossfleld, who is in charge  of the poultry seotion at the experimental station at Lethbridge, trap-  nested about 150 hens. .Of these 94  hens which had laid more than 150  eggs during 1918. included 37 which  produced 200 . and more, were  selected. These were mated with  cockerels of a good egg producing  strain, and out of the hatchings of  last spring 220 pullets were taken.  These 220 birds - were divided into  docks of fifty-five'each and penned  together in the- fall.  ' One lot was placed in the pen last  October, a month earlier than the  rest. These fifty-five hens netted a  profit of $1.12 each during the month  ���������.of December. They laid 1,083 eggs-  more than ninety dozen���������which were  sold wholesale at 90c a dozen.  Every hen laid during the month.  One pullet laid thirty eggs in the  thirty-one days. ��������� Many others laid  twenty-five and twenty-six each in  the' same period. The average number of eggs laid by the pullets in  this pen during the month was  somewhat less than twenty eggs  each.  The pens for the other birds were  not. ready until the middle of November, and the results in December  were not quite so good in these pens  as in. the one just mentioned. They  were, however, vory satisfactory.  All but seventeen hens laid. One  hen laid thirty eggs, yielding a gross  return of $2.20 for, the month. This  is a good deal more than the cost of  its.keep, which some farmers are  v.-ell satis-fled to get from their hens  luring tho'winter .months,, These  ���������-������ens were doing; much better later  and In January fourteen dozen eggs  were being taken from the four  pens, daily. This works out at about  one hundred dozen eggs a week, and  at present prices means a return of  COO a week from 220 hens.  Mr.  Crossfleld  claims there Is no  frer.t. fiecret  In getting such results  v?n  theme  from  poultry  in  Southern  Alberta.    Tho  dry atmosphere, the  sunshiny days, and the absence ofj  rain during the hatching season  contribute greatly to the successful  'raising of strong and healthy chicks.  The housin? of the birds is very  simple and can be duplicated at little expense by any farmer, or by.  anyone else as a matter of fact, who,  might want to take up chicken rais-i;  ing as a profession. The floor ot  in the pen is the ground and the roosts;  are about three feet away from the'  ground. The roosting space has a'  covering' of canvas which is placed  over the openings at night to prevent draughts. The heat from the  hens is thus confined to a small  space and no artificial heat is pro-.-  vided. Good clean straw covers the'  floor. I  During the cold weather the hens'  are given, a mixture of two parts' of  corn and six parts wheat in addition to their other feed which con-,  sists of oats, bran, shorts, and corn-  meal in equal parts, as well as  green alfalfa leaves, grit, oyster  shell and charcoal. In warmer  weather the. corn and wheat ration  is reduced. Clean water is always  available. Tho food is given in  hoppers which are arranged a few  inches from  the ground.  It would be interesting to see what  results could be obtained in Western  Canada from specializing in poultry  raising on a farm where the greater  part, if not the whole of the crops,,  would be grown for feeding the  poultry. On account of the great  variety of crops that can be grown  on an irrigated farm it would seem  that these farms offer special advantages to anyone wanting to  make poultry his profession, but-  satisfactory results could undoubtedly be obtained from almost anywhere  in the prairie provinces. The possibilities of the industry are being  realized, however, and during the  last six months reports havo been  received of more than a dozen,  different people who have started,  or who have planned to begin  poultry raising on a commercial  scale, -, ' ~ *������������������''  apiai������y, now forty-two colonies strong  which is in charge of an expert" who  takes the honey in return���������Mr. Chevalley wants only the work of the bees  Government-authorities say that tho  bees will increase the yield of the  small fruit Uirpor cent.,'.and of the  pears 2 0 per cent.  ' Much'faith has this grower in the  future importance of. the loganberry  both, as a fruit and as a wine���������which  he says will in time, equal the finest  grape juice that ever came out of  Bordeaux���������that' although he already  has some fifteen acres in logans  (about ('0,000 tips') he intends to increase this number still further.-He  has discovered that'the usual method  of planting logan tips, i; e., placing  the tips horizontally in the ground  and covering them lightly, leaves too  much to the mercy of heavy.frosts so  he plants his vertically in the ground  (o a depth of 5 or ti inches and. finds  this by far the best method. He holds  that the best, time for planting them  is tl\e last week in August or the first  week in September.  It. is Mr. Chcvalley's intention to  dispose of the bulk'of his fruit on  the prairies where the prices are  best and the markets most certain.  He is one of-the directors of the  Fruit Growers' Association in Chilliwack, being very strongly in favor  of co-operation whenever and wher-  :ver possible, believing,that if properly worked it wrould increase the  -.irosperity of the country and individual   a   hundred-fold.'  Mr. Chevalley is one of those immigrants whose knowledge, wide experience and progressive policy are  so invaluable to the development of  the Province, and we heartily wish  him all the success for which he has  so .honestly striven.���������Farm and  Home.  VKUDKIt   RIVER   WAS  ON THE RAMPAOI."  The,heavy rains of.the past week  have    caused    considerable     trouble  throughout  t lie district.    On -   Friday  and  Saturday   lhe   Vedder  river  was  on the rampage and    washee"    away  a large-section of land' on the   ,riv������i ,  frontage    9of .  .Mr.;.   Jolly's   ��������� r.nwli.  "Chsrry Vale Orchards'"  besides doing much damage   'to    various,   sections,    of ������������������ the , Sumas ' reels mat 1c a  work, in the cast end of the..Yailey,  between   Laidlaw  and   Cheam '    and  again  between    Laidlaw    and  Hop.\,r  heavy mud and.'.rock    slides a came .  down  on    the    roadway. ,Thex slido.'f  were so wide and deep that    vehicular     traffic ' was"   absolutely       obstructed. ���������Progress. .   ,  WILL PKILL FOR  ARBOTSFOIU)   COAL  The discovery of a l.Q-foot, seam of ���������  coal is    reported at -. Abbotsford at a  depth of 400 feet. ��������� on    the-   'Sumas:'-'  Indian   Reserve.   Mr.   J.   C.   McLure/  who. discovered, the- fire ..clay    de-;���������  posits at Clayburn and Kilgard, has.;,  the property'leased. Mr. S: jJ.-Treth-/  cwey of    the    Abbotsford    Lumbers-  Mining and    Development* '��������� Co. Ltd.,.;  holds a lease-adjoining-this property/\  He intends to ,;:drill,,.to -:\ obtain ,th'&'  quality arid,-  extent bf.. the-seams, of:  coal and to see" if it is of'"'commercial,  value.-  TWENTY  YEARS AGO  MADE A FORTUNE  IN   CALIFORNIA  ���������The romantic -story of two. Chilliwack men, who left this city 21  years ago with an aggregate of $200  and have since amassed a fortune,  is told in the announcement by a  San Jose', California, newspaper, of  the sale of the Smith manufacturing  Co.'s factory in that city for the  sum  of  $300,00   cash.  The company v consisted of Mr. J.  S. Smith and his son Charles, the  former better known to. Chilliwack  oldtimers as "Bee Smith." Moving  from" here to California, the, two  men started the manufacture. - of  fruit drying and canning machinery  -in a small way, finding such a ready  demand for their products that success was early assured.. Their last  years business' reached a total-of  $350,000 and returned a profit of  $70,000, the factory employing .160  men. Mr. Charles Smith',' who remains as general manager under  the new firm, attributes his success to the far sightedness and public spiritedness. of his. banker, who  aided them at the start. ���������Progress  Ladies  wore  bustles.    .       - {  Nobody had a  silo  Nobody swatted, the fly.  Nobody wore white shoes. V  Cream was fiye-cents \a pint.  Most young men had''livery bills".'  Cantelopes   were   mu'skmelons.  You never heard of a "tin Lizzie." .  Milkshake was a-favorite-drink.    .  .Nobody cared about the   .price ol  ;asolirie.  Farmers came to .town,   for    th������ir  mail. '      ���������  The hired girl drew $1.50 a week.-,  The butcher threw in a 'chunk ot'v  liver.  Folks said pneumatic tjres. were a  joke. ' :'    \  Nobody "listened in",   on a    telephone.  There were no sane    Fourths ;iior  electric   motors.  Straw-stacks   were  burned   instead  of   baled.  People thought. English    Sparrows  were* "birds."  .. Build yourself into your church  If .you.give of your means to defray  its expenses, you- are a pillar, supporting God's house. If you welcome, people into, its membership,  you are a door in the house of Aha  Lord. If you teach a class in/: its  school, you aro'a window; letting hV  the light.���������J. A.-Holmes/  oncernin  I  I  When you, order printing you buy .smiethiir^  more than paper and ink.      -- .  .. ������������������*  The best advertising talk In the world looks:  vulgar and commonplace if printed without  distinction. " . I  STYLE in printing is an art.  it just anywhere.  You cannot buy!    \  Concernin  The cost of printing depends upon something  more than the profit which .the printer puts upon  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the best printing, something distinctive and  original, get an .estimate from us.  ~\  , BATES, The Printer V  Hub Square      .   Mission City, B. C.  &  m^mmmmmfsm^^^^^^m&mmmMkm^mm^mimm^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. &  nmi������rjCiCM���������������  fcj l������rMlgjtw������rt������MB^W������BlllC  HIGH-CLASS FAMILY TRADE ,  We are justly proud,of our meal market and of  the high-class family irade which we command.  We trv to treat our customers right and they show  their appreciation of our efforts by a constantly  growing patronage. We refuse to handle any  bul tlie very best meals, whether beef, lamb, pork  veal or fish.    Come in and see us.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  IM ". '*-���������=>   i  r .-������J^3a5*KC35SCS^S5ZSMV;IwiKSya*3S'JiS-J".rj7.  SKSSSixarsxnn-tirmrarra-:i������rri: i run na;  B.   G,   Phoms   41.  '   Pafriueru*  Phone 1909  Abbotsford, B.C.  A,' E; HUMPHREY  (Lute   Taylor    &   Humphrey)  B. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  Room   6   Hart   Block,   Chilliwack  Box   4::^, (-uii.i.nvACK  GOOD BUTTER���������Do you have trouble in  "getting good Butter? Ifjo, irksome of  our High-clas Butter.  \LS     SIP,    C2 I)   ZWi!ii>V>       VI  You   will be   well  savisftvu.  You will want to know if your car is in shape to  start on the long trips you have planned for. this  summer.  R. McEWAN<  BOOT AND  SHOE  REPAIRER  AJBBGT8FOUD, Ii. 0.  I GIBSON & IRVINE  ABP.OTSrOKD,  it. c.  ������  a! your service wiih a fully equipped Gai'agc and  Machine Shop to repair all makes of Cars.  Our modern methods and' lirsl-class workmen is a guarantee that your work will be the result of experience and competency���������no hit and  miss methods used by us.  We have taken the agency for the Maxwell and  Chalmers Cars and Maxwell Trucks, and will be  in.-a position shortly to display these new cars;  and we are prepared to give service with all the  cars we sell.  1920 Ford Car For Sale; first-class condition;  snap for cash.  ' AVANTED���������a second-hand .6 or 8 h. p. gas  engine.  Don't forget c*ir Specialties:  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  .    .    RE-WOUND  We guarantee all our work to  be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  HUILDING     CONTRACTORS     j  ICstimatos ��������� Free; ��������� j  First-Class   Work   Guaranteed'  ��������� 1  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  'LAW OEFICE  Wo sell Bread [.lint is made in Abbotsford���������a  greai many of our customers prefer our bread  for this reason and also that ii is just as good as  the b es I I i ia I i sin a (lea n y w 1 \ e re.  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FOR SALE��������� One Baby Grand  Chevrolet, 1 Ford ton* truck, 1 Ford  Passenger. These cars are in Al  condition and terms can be arranged  Gray-Dort  Garage,  Mission.  Chief Features of  New.Liquor -Bill  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  SAVE  of  throughout    thy  liquor   permitted  Farmers' Phone 1303  House Discusses  Land Registry Act  Once again the bulky Land Registry Act saved the situation and gave  the Mouse something to deal with,  practically the whole'afternoon being  spent in "committee of the whole reading the bill, a task which should be  completed in another sitting. The existing law whereby registration of  conveyances is prohibited unless  municipal taxes in arrears on the  land are first paid provided some  discussion.  Mr. J. A. Catherwood, Conservative member for Dowdney, advocated  an. extension of the principle to include dyking taxes and the street  lighting tax. This raised quite a lot  of discussion and there were about  twelve or fifteen 'members who  spoke on it, all agreeing with Mr.  Catherwood in his statements. Mr.  Fred Anderson, Liberal member for  Kamloops, suggested also including  water licei'se fees, a  sten approved  by Mr.  \V.     A.     McKenzio,    Conservative member for   Simllkameen.  Attorney-general   Farris  expressed  himself averse to any such principle  asserting that the existing provision  had   been   "slipped   over"., two  years  iago  without his    knowledge,    or he  Would then have opposed it. Yet, experience    had    shown    that it    had  proved a good thing for the municipalities, which were thereby enabled  to get in a large amount of tax arrears.   But,   he argued,  the  bill  was  not designed to be a    tax    collection  scheme, and  to extend  the principle  would, in    all    likelihood,    mitigate  against the main principle aimed at-  the prompt and general  registration  of instruments affecting land.  1     Mr. W. .1. Bowser, Opposition lead-  | cr, who admitted he had also opposed  | the principle  when  first  moved  two  years ago, thought it    had    proved a  I good, move in his opinion. In fact, he  jsaid, he thought it might be further  extended to cover all taxes.  The section was    allowed to stand  over for the time being.  :ir  any-  .  Permanent residence will cost five  dollars per annum.  Non-residents will pay five dollars  for   thirty-day   permits.  Two     quarts     probable     limit   o-f  single   purchase.  I     Uniform     price  province.  Consumption  in hotel rooms  Drunkenness in any place constil.  utes a punishable offense.  No drinking in  public places  No display signs using words  bar-room,  beer,  liquor,  etc."  "Sealed package" may mean  thing from a bottle to a barrel 1  Tax of $2.50 per quart upon all  liquor not bought from government  and hereafter imported.  Existing private stocks to bo  marked  by government stamp.  Warehouses to pay license fee of  $3000 per annum.  Government stores open eight  hours daily; closed on ���������holidays and  election   days.  No liquor to those under 21. years  of age.  Offence against the law for host to  permit drunkenness in his heme.  Excessive drinking may lead to  loss  of  permit  through   interdiction.  Inspectors have right of entry anri  search.  Municipalities to rcciove half of  profits.  1   TEE ONLY SYSTEM  ���������     That can, make your Dollar GO FURTHER  is "CASH AND GARRY."  FEWER DOLLARS  Necessitates careful spending. Get my .prices  and see what yon save.  .ANDREW:  .CASH   CKOCJCJi  MWMMWmM in..    I.  ssmvnsa  AKKOTSFORD,    ������.   C.  FARM  \i  "SUPPLYSTORE  Successor to A. P. Sialic & Co.  We buy eggs, poultry, etc. *'  .We sell flour and feed  AKKOTS^OKi)  nrfKsasxxsssatsacxvxacata  SEEBBSSSXSa  <D>  H. Co jserm Vro&  Will Be Large  to enlarge the market for 1-2. C. berries. In the past, the bulk of the  crop has been shipped to the prairies  as fresh fruit. This- market' will be  The B. C. Berrygrowera' Associa-' exploited and enlarged wherever pos-  tioii, recently organized, estimate J '-"ibio. An increasing quantity of  that it will lake about r,()0- freight I Km.'' JI fruit will also bo turned over  cars to move the !l!)21 B. C. berry to i!. C. factories to be made into jam  crop.  'jfhis means a production    of    ap-  met rsi  proximalcly 2500 tons of small fruils' ^TltLling   h ellS  for (lie year. Owing to  their bulk aj   o  W'jxt,-> ' ������*gyvf-?i   H?  ireignr. car aviII only handle about six j - w  *S  tons of small fruils.  Tlie 13. C. Berrygrowcrs' Association has just been informed to do for  boirios what the Okanagan United  Growers has done for apples and  other free fruits. If U; marie up of  nine marketing organizations at  present existing.-The other'four tire  expected to come shortly;'". The  association is a sales orga.uiza.tion  puns and 'simple.  "Increased production has rendered this new organization necessary,"  said Mr. H. A. iVlciNauglifon of Gordon   Heady   Vancouver   .Island,, sales  1 Drilling   private   wells   for   real  dyed-in-the-wool, party followers, is  an expensive business, judging from  the amount spent on a well for Malcolm McMillan at Cobble Hill in  !lH!i. This well cost $!L436.37 and  with the exception of McMillan, none  of the 'residents of the district have  .received any benefit from the opera-  lion. This .was the first and only  venture of the government on well  drilling on Vancouver Island according to flic Minister of Lands.  Has. lhe original Sumas Lake rec-  manager  of  the new association... at j ,a !,';u !,0il   .contract . been   changed   to  tho Hotel Vancouver, Tuesday. !���������3t l'lll������ Percentage basis? Mr. Geo.  Our   production   this  year   will   i,0 | ��������� lanes.   North   Vancouver,  is. anxious  over  50   per  cent,  greater   than- last I (-������  k"'-,v/  the details of  this work at  vnar, when  the crop brought in  $.1,- j 8uru;iH "������"��������� fa'������vo notice of a series of  1 <ji:r-f.it!oii������ which should clear the air  Chong, a Chinamen at Kilgarde  was fined $50 and costs today, for  Felling liquor to Indians.-  Sam:  "There's something dovelike  about   you."  Rene   (blushing):   "No   real!**."  Sam: "Sure you're pigeo.n-toed."  000,000. Tiie berry acreage miner;  cultivation will amount to about  2S00 acres. So .successful havo the  borrygrowers found their smaller oi-  gnnizations fl.at this new association,  comprising the Lower Mainland and  Vancouver Island, has been euthousi-  asfically entered into.  The new association will endeavor  somewhat of  this  immense'contract.  Tho     Southern     Okanagan    Land  f'efUemenl   scheme   operations' still  IL.nre   on   the   order   paper.   Upper  C.on'Alry Conservative members being'  hot  on   the  trail  of   tho  expenditure  to   date   on   this   irrigation   scheme.  They- are  also  asking   what  officials  '  re employed on the work.    "


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