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 ���������^Vi!Aj'"V'.^..._ ���������  ���������'*i- "~*^���������-~��������� - -  *���������  '?".'���������'  <<  /���������JU  ������������������*/.*���������  V w'-������'  v. ������  ���������i r <  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XIX., No. 16  ABBOTSFORD. B, C.   FRIDAY, FEB. 27. 1920  <nsk?������>S3fc--c\  $1:00 PER   Year  i'iionks:  it. ''.���������-���������?<���������  runners'  Ktwidcuce  10M  A 1-:tO>K)������ I MS   KKI'AIKS   and   ACCK8S0R1ES  CAItS   KOR  HIKE,  DAV  OK  NIC.nT  K. GARAGE  FOOTBALL'' MATCH  PE&burt.tLS  c  ttXI'EIlT MECHANICS & CAItKl'Ul. IHtlVKItS  Miss Florence Parton was home  for th'3 week-end from Sadro Wooie..'  where'she has accepted a position  in  the  Bingham   Bnk.  Mis.' Parton  spent a  few  days  in  Vancouver this week. '  ,  Mrs; Albert Teng    returned    from  jening.  wifh  a- very  lar^c at le'.Kl'in'-e  and consid-:ral)lc biii'im-'ps'w."..': iva ���������.*���������-  ���������acted.    A motion was made a:ul e.i>  ,ried ihat the Woman's .Auxiliary   'to  , the G. W. V. A. be officially rcco-riii'-.-  .ed, a>s up to the present this had b:-:n  | omitted.    Discussion as to en i a r gin*;  the   membership   and   taking   in   ns  many   as .possible, 'resuted   in  a   resolution being passed that any copi  We bundle���������Oxy-Aoolylene Welding', Tires, Gasoline and Oils,  (jenuinc. l'ord Parts and all   Kinds of Repairs.  ' OVERLAND AGENCY AND "SERVICE  STATION  READ OF ALBERTA  FAHMERS  STRONG   FOR CO-OPERATION  "Co-operation is the true law of  lire," FI. W. Wood, head of.the United  Farmers of Alberta, told the lassem-  blcd farmers delegates at Victoria.  "Competition is the false law The  race has lived by competition but tho  social structure will he destroyed if  co-operation is not substituted for  competition"-!*������ declared. :and added:  '"All co-operation up to now has  boon a combination forced by competition, to withstand competition.  That was the first co-operative effort  and .is aptly illustrated by Germany,  biggest5 and strongest, co-operation  in the world up to, 1914; whicjir was  formed' for''the purpose of destroy  the other nations of Uie world.  ^- '  * "The Allied nations were forced info co-operation to save their lives,  and as they formed the greater cooperative body, Germany was destroyed. Co-operation for co-operative  ends is the new ideal and is the-true  spirit of democracy."  Mr. Wood is tall, with a command-  . ing presence. He speaks with deliberation and knows how to drive a point  home, the way the .average man can  most assimilate it. He spoke extemporaneously on co-operation and received  a  flattering reception.  Group operation instead o f individ  ual effort spelled success. When the  day came that the 16,000 farmers  cf British Columbia went to the  polls as one man, just so soon would  they become the -economic force that  nature designed them to be. Full  co-operation would not come to ths-m,  in tho next twenty or the next fifty  years, but thoy could be ten times as  strong in two or three years as they  were today bscause now their.,strength  was negligible.  "Cooperation,' Mr. Wood concluded, "is the cement which moulds  the individual into the groups just  the same as the material used by the  builder when he takes a multitude  of stcnes, each perfect in itself, and  creates a building that "is beauteous  to the eye and full accomplishes the  design of the architect."  B. O. FORTUNATE IN FAKMERS  ���������.*������ V"-*h ">���������*#���������.  British Columbia is singularly fortunate in its farmers, because these  are men and women of diversified  farm interests, covering the whole  range of rural avocations suitable to  the various climates and soils of this  wonderful province. These "various  opportunities for the enjoyment of  the highest skill and the most intensive and extensive operations have attracted to British Columbia a"~'body  of farmers of exceptional intelligence  and individuality. These are not.  men likely to be effaced and controlled by neighboring organizations of  larger membership,. representing - a  more narrow range of interests.  If-tli-avBritlsii--- ^Colum-biaT^fa'rnriers-  increase and consolidate their organization they will do it to some effective puip.. se for    the    advantage    of  their order.    If they  chooso to em-  group in politics it will not  ba altogUKr Ontario or prairie politics, but  will reflect their own point  of view. Whatever they do in politics  or out of politics is not likely to bt  dangerous  to the political health of  the country.    We should not expect  them to place themselves as a class  in conflict with the other elements ot  th;   comnnrity in which    they    live.  This is a province where all men !:ave  worked together -and the farmers are  closely  related in all  kinds of  ways  with the rest of the population���������Vancouver Province.  Victoria sooner than she expected.un   "   ,  '         .    ,0    ���������, ' , . ,\.   ��������� "<������������������,,"  nnnn,,n-*' *e  n,n  '-n��������� ���������                             i rade who had served m his .Maestys  account  ot   the  ��������� tlu. .. .    ,,      ������n-, i  <��������� .,, ���������.. .-, ,  forces or m the Allied lore.es m tin  Mr. Bannerman sold his ranch on.1  recent or any other war tie accepted  the Vye road and has bought the t0 memb2rship but. the aosocl.iL'o-i"  Molson ranch near Sumas, where he res���������rve the right to reject anv who  and his family will reside in the fu- ^ m~ be un(ieSirable..      In connection  tur,^       .,'������������������, .    ,,'���������    -with clause 77  of the constitution a  . Mrs. Alex. Ryall has gone to Mis-  may  with clause 77  .,,   ,        ,       , ,       ,.      .resolution was passed that the i-sso.-.-  sion to stay with her daughter, Mrs. ��������� iation be left free t0 disucss politics,  Clarence McCalium, who has the flu.  and  not  be  bound   to   any   political  Mr. Sydney Woolgar of Vancouver , tv; and be free to<-endorse a*-.v can-  spent the week-end with his wife and clidate whom thev may d^em advis-  Mr. anu Mrs. Geo. Zeigler.- Lble     The sending of a delegate to  On Friday evening Feb. 20th, the - rhiS Domillj0n convention of the G. \V.  young friends of Miss Thelma Taylor j y ,v' t0 Montreal'to be held on ?������-larch  took a surprise  party to her home. ! 22nd and it was decidecfto to send a  Abbotst'oi'tlj-vs. Mission  Abbotsford jourieyed to Mission on  Saturday .and tookj'the local- team to  camp to the tune of 3 goals'to  1.  This was one of the prettiest games  to watch that -';the league has yet  staged..Both teams put up a great exhibition of football as it should be  played, and also* conducted themselves on the. field as sportsmen  3hould, there being,, no rough play  or wrangling, and the referee's decisions were always accepted without  dispute. Mission played a good game  but Abbotsford, with a much lighter  team, played faster football and^came  through with the long' end'- of the  score. Mission- scored first, but Abbotsford soon equalized, a pretty  run down and quick passing between  Brown and Manny Walters resulted  in the latter netting a dandy goal.  The same player scored-again  when  he  headed   througha     perfect   cross  ���������     from  the  right.' Jh  the  second   half   The evening was spent in games and j proxv from chilliwack.    A .resolution  Brown,  who  had^boen     playing     a   music and all had   i very enjoyable j from* Pt  Grey in ,.cg.ard to the hous-  tinie. | ing scheme was endorsed by (.he moot  Mrs. Harrison of Spokane has bean j ing Notice of motion was given to  visiting her daughter, Mrs Clarence (.iJangc the meotngs of tho G. W. V. A  Buker. j from the second and fourth Tuesday  Mrs. T. McMillan has returned ' t0 (he sccomi and fourth Mondays,  from Bellinghara where she has been j Jn )h(, t-uLlir0 t)v2 hoard of trade will  visiting for some time. j ,10kl [hoh. mc\..|.jneH in I lie G. VV. V. A  Mrs. S. Wolgar has returned home r.lub rooms as will also (ho Athletic.  from the local hospital after a most,  successful operation for appendicitis.  On Saturday, Feb. ,21st, a, football  game was played between Misson  City and Abbotsford at Mission City  the scone being 3-1 in favor of Abbotsford.  -- Clarence-Andrews fell from tho O,.  N. R. bridge on Yale road and injured his wrists and head. Me-is  now doing well in the Abbotsfod hospital.  t Mrs. Steffin of Cliilliwa^ck is visiting her mother, Mrs. Fraser.  Mrs. Shore was a visitor in Vancouver and New Westminster.  Mr. Clarence Nelson of Mission has  been vi'sitin his sister Mrs. Currie  this week.  The regular  me?ting of tho  local   VV.   V.   A  hard and fast game, got his left foot  on one and the goal keeper had no  chance. Abbotsford team all played  well although the right wig heeds  (Strengthening. Morgan played a brilliant game at back. , The half-back  line were all good, Gough touching  his old form, while Griffiths keeps  improving so ^ that he is now the  bestman in. his position in the league.  Brown has speeded up the forward  line and put new life into it, the left  wing on Saturday, McPhee and Walters, playing great ball. Abbotsford  lined up as foiro.ws:. McGowan, Mor-  gairand;MePhcc?,. - Griffiths Gough.  and Walters; 'Heath, Little, Brown  McPhee. and  Walters.  BASKET BALL IN ABBOTSFORD  BELIEVES   IN   PATRONAGE  WANT IJ. C. LUMBER SHUT OUT  British Columbia lumbermen are  centering-their attention on activities going on in Washington, D. C,  which call for an investigation into  th-i cost of lumber in regions bordering, on Oregon and Washington. According to local men this is regarded  as an attempt on the part of sawmill  operators in these states to have tho  government place a tax on B.C. lumber. It is known that some of these  mills are feeling the pinch of competition, the operators of which do  not take kindly to the immense trade  being established by British Columbia firms who.are not only getting  American lumber prices for their-  products but arc also securing the  American rate of exchange which at  Sam Hughes wants the Ottawa  House to say 'That in the opinion of  this house the best interests of Canada and its peoples would be served,  and the principles of responsible government would be maintained, by a  system of political patronage wherein appointments to and promotions in  both the outside and inside civil service would be brought under the  specific consideration and recommendation of members of parliament or  the defeated candidates of the party  in power always having due regard  for the stability of the service, the  promotion of deserving officers, and  the proper conduct of tho business of the service, and  that the Civil Service Act be amended in conformity therewith ,and also  to place the civil service commission  in an unequivocal position consistent  with its dignity and importance in a  new sphere of action."  Mission City Basket Ball boys and  girls too Abbotsford by storm last  night, carrying away the banner in  both the games. ' We forgot the  score but Abbotsford showed that all  are good sports even in a losing game  Mission has some good players, but  "Doughy" Spring says he will make  just as good out of the Abbotsford  players, only they must practice good  and hard.  After the games the the Mission  players were made the guests of the  evening to a small banquet to whicii  all did justice.  Abbotsford goes to Mission City on  Friday next and hope to increase  their score so it wont look so one sided.  Abbotsford autos met the Mission  players at the Ferry landing and took  them back again  Association". II. was decided I hat I lie  small suin'o I'oue dollar charged for  meetings being hold in Hie. roone'.  which were notd ircctly - connect:jd  with   the  G.   W.   V.  A.  Rev. Dr. Smith'principal of Westminster Mail, Vancouver, will preach  the anniversary .services in (.be Presbyterian church Feb. 29tl\. He will  .give an address on Divine Healing,  the next evening in the cliurch.  Mr. Anstey, provincial high school  inspector will speak on the consolidated school question in the Alexandria, hall on March llth. The Tar-  en Teacher Association roquets the  interest of all the community.  The  Woman's  Auxiliary  to the  G.  will   hold   thoir   mon.lily  branch of the G.  W.  V. A. was held   meeting   in   dub   rooms  on   Monday  in their club  rooms on Tuesday  ev-. March   1st.  Mrs. Gibson, from New Westminster, is the guest of Misr. J. A. McGowan.  On March 51 h (he Parent Tea'-lr-.r  Association   will   hold   a   dance   and  Whist Drive in the Masonic Hall. The'  proceeds  will  be for  the  immediate  needs.  Why go to the Driiy Store to get  your Balsam of Myrrh when yon can  get it from tho aren't for-less money.*  The officials of the Toronto Metal  Works state that owing to the fact  that there are more jobs than men at  the works this year no strikes are anticipated.  California nets If400.000.000 a !  year from their tourist traffic and is i  using every possible meanrj of public- j  ity to get the tourists there, says AV. ;  C. Shelly at the Vancouver li.ot-.ir}  club in Vancouver.  Local contractors complain that  the price of lumber is too high in  B. C., and that the lumbermen do  not seem to care whether they get  B. C. trade themselves, and say thai,  as long as the present demand on the  American side is as good as it is th'j  Last year 2315 tons of coal were  shipped from Edmonton to the other  penitentiaries at Prince Albert and  iStoney Mountain, and that was taken from    three foot vein.  There  is  talk  of there  being  too  many penitentiaries In    Canada    and|prices will  remain sky-high  the Edmonton one may closed.  At the last report made,the population of the .tlire-j western penitentiaries, Stoney Mountain, Edmonton  and New Westminster, was on'y 47 7  in the west with a population of 413  HE OUT OF TOWN  Customers of this  Store are growing in  number every day,  The first remark ivc  K���������. har from each visitor is: '"I had no idea  that / could procure  in   Abbotsford j  >  this is exactly what I had been looking for,  but thought the City was the only place   Iv  getitr  We make it worth your while.  All Merchandise is marked in plain fig.a s  from which wc deduct 2 per cent, of? all cask  and carry Groceries, and on all order;; M-  $10.00, exclusive of flour and sugar, we.p.u.y-  the express or freight charges Uy. your  station. Ask your neighbor what her opinion is. All Groceries-are-guaranteed, to ���������  be the best procurable and if uusaiisfactory your money will be refunded^  BffT'ffK "ff ff^-'��������� VI19  According to the Confederation  Act 2 1 members of the Geological  staff should be maintained. Eiglil  have already resigned and others intend to do so.  Dressmaking,   line   and   plain  sewing  by a capable and  dressmaker.���������Inquire   at-   Dry Goods Depart meiit.  I'icil  at Kingston, Ont. All the bad men j This does not look well for the  present runs to 15 per cent.���������Colum-' (,an't be in tbe west, or else there are ! mosquito investigation in the Frasei  bian. v |.x lot 'running loose.' j Valley this year.  B.   C.   Phone,   4  Fanr.ery'   Phone   J'K)7  T'lyiffijiwr <m JMHwt Trr-nm*y  RM  (7  fl������&  MMM^M^WK^^ ^eiag  ��������� v"i /���������  TJH-E ABBOTSFORD POST  .* '  7W# ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. Bales, Editor and Proprietor  THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY   2ft,'  H'20.  .It  is likely that tho .provincial gov-1 Me asserted some if-').000.000  bacl   i.v  he borrowed to ur-oi obligations left  by flic Conservatives and of (lie balance of i heborrowings, (he iiinn-v  had been devoted >-o purposes of a  productive  nature', such as  Hie   him,  crnniiuil will have to adopt some kind  oi -a (.lood Roads policy if I lie Good  Ko.'u's representatives from all pari.s  oi Hi ��������� province, are determined to flit.  on tne stop:' of the parliament build  ing/* until something is done inwards I set Dement schemes, soldier  rp.-lini.il  giving the people beler roads  However it is just dawning on tho  present   government   that   ih^   met lives   oi   ten   or   lift."-on   ye-ii's 'ago   are  hoi   r.ow up ItMlati' in giving the de-  Birea   roads.      The     automobile ���������   v.-  oia mod   for   breaking   up   (.he   roads  and   we  often   hear   Uickc   who   havo  enarjve of (he road.- 'eusinr.' the ear;;  ior  pulling  the   roads  out   of  sh-iipe.  The   present   roads     were     probably  built   for  the horse and  wagon,   hm  ,me automobile has come to slay and  m.3  roads  will  have to  built  to suit  me modern twentieth century traffic  or. th? automobile and'lhe  true!-.   It  may oosi more to build the roads but  T.ne > -Dople  will have to    pay     more  mxes. '  iI.a lion, etc.  Mr. Bowser's criticism of the bind  IselMeineiil  pelic.i ���������:=, of the go\ onun-'ii  were  evidently  telling ones   for  the\  moved the  AI blister    uf, .Ap-icuUun.  who  admitted   lie  had   not  intended  (akiiij; pari' in Iho debate (o Isik? (he  Oouc-    Tim .nef   result   war, a.   rclue-i-  ani admission l)i;.u  (0 a  very c.ousid-.-r-  tibie extent (lie    opposition    leader':-:  charge  was  well  founded.'    The  Jailer Inul asserted that the work of the  Land  Settlement Board at  the/'M-ir-  ville  and   Crcston   soldier sell lenient'  areas  had   proved   so  costly  through  j inadequate management, that tin, undue  liuahcia.1  burfi-jn  way being  o;u-l'|  'upon   (he  voteraus  who   would  set lie  (here.     He doubted whether, in view  of the excessive cost, due Io inefficient  admimslruh'uu,  (be .soldiers,  even   if  they   consented   Io   pay   the   province,  the  prica asked   for the  land,  would  a bio   to   secure  i'rom   the   federal  Tin   present  roads  are  such   that  ii .costs   the   automobile   driver   real  money for fires and gasoline���������neither  gHSOJ.n.2 nor tires giving value to the  uwn:-.r that they would were the roads  iuc no!ar condition���������-built for cars. So  cue difference in the cost of (ravelling  uiiuvr-en good and poor roads might  jinn r:s well go in taxes to the govcrn-  u-cnt   to help build good  roads,  and  cuen iha. pleasure of travelling would,  oo creator.  Years ago  it. took  three teams  io  nam ever the roads what some of the  moderate siz-ad trucks of the present  uay take in one load.    Figure out the  aifferenoE- in cost of hauling two or  inrcu tons a diatanee of say ten milos-  Threc: teamsters; three span of horses ���������    ,   ,  .;,  (cd   for  agricultural  purpose  confidence in (heir chairman and demanded that lira government should  dismiss  him.       Mr. Nelems'  rcsigna  lion followed. It is no secret that h.'s  autocratic methods and his refusal (o  accept recommendation's-   from    the  iM'i;i('iic;ii    members    on     (he    Hoard  created differences which ended in an  "I'cu rupture and  the'demand  for his  leiuoval from (he ,office of chairman  f:,|*emier Oliver, in hii;   speech    en  the address,   took   occasion  io     reply  to   lhe  charges   made   by   .Mr.   G.   S.  | Hlines,  Ubei-al-uremher   I'ur'N.  Vaii-  jeouver,   to-the  effect <tha.l,   l.hrougb  Ill is   oh.slnic.lion   of   lhe   work   ni  the,  ���������j.overnineiit inspectors, sent,   out    (o  bc-lc  up j be assets of tlie P.  G.  K.  !i"   I'remic.r  had   peniiitted   valuable  ��������� rpperiics.   which   should   have  come  iUo Poi.;:;e;.-..';ieii of Hie I'roviuee. nude'*  ���������lif'terms of settlement arrived ;u  in  CM'S   heiween   governine'in   and     ihe  I'-   ';.   I'--,   intereslfi.   to,he   lost.     The  premier roundly berated 'the member  suggesting ha   was  .afflicted   with   lunar madness, and asserting (hat the  pi't viiiop zo\ everything eouiiug to i* '  finder ..that   yclllenirjiit,   but.lbal    i"t  Inid  never been   intended  I hat equip-  muni,   and   plant   of   the   contractors  bad been conveyed under I lie arrange  meui.   inferring   thai   any   plant   |,ni  (ai.en over'eame under that caf.egorv  iat do You say when You  Answer the.Telephone? ..  ii vu'a Work in a store or an office, your ambition is to  give service. What do you .answer,- when the telephone  rings? Hello? Or, do you announce the mun'e of your  firm or the department? "Hello" signifies only tha.t someone is talking;, it entails interrogation and results in ..loss  ol- lime. In many cases, ii. cnuscs annoy-inco. Why n0l  he efficient and eotirteous?  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  weir feed and harness, together wLiii !   , . Ja  wear  and   tsar.    It seems   with   Hi?  ������ U<  iruck   today,  even  with   higher" taxes  and god  roads the people  would  be  oetter off.  DC  authorities loans on auylhing like the  valuta: ions fixed by the'Province. Ks-  pccially did  he  instance the Crcston  area where,  lie stated,    some    2500  acres of useless lands were in.-ludod  in (he area secured by the Board and  lis   being   developed  .along   with   the  good land ''orsoldier ,-5elfleinet.il pur.  poses.     \\';is (he cost of (hat l^elea;  land to b chargd  up aguiiifjt the veterans, he asked?  Mr.   .Dacrow  was   forced   Io   admi)  tli-Ht at least' 1,000 acres quite unsuiU  is     in-  Dr.G.A.PolIard  Dentist  b  -i'-i(i HASTINGS Street, W.  (Over fj.P.li.   Tick.   &  Tel.   Ollines)  VANCOUVER > |t,G.  It is nlways well to\vrite or plione  ior  anijoiutriieins  Owing   to   the   confusion   in    ma'I  orders of this  medicine  we are od-!  varieing the price i'rom -f:.*">.:J0 to y.j.jO i  and   paying all   eharges.       This   will  Siyo.  on j-   many     cnslomers ' quiclici-  service.  ���������Sole   Maniifacdirers  MRS. CJI^O. S. AlnMAS  ">2J    Hu   Avenue,   North,.. Saskatooon  Wm." Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock   Specialist.o  in the Crest on area, dial it  was to.be turned iiUo holdings an\t  the cost would be charged apaiust 11k  soldier setticrs..   On (he point of a,  L DASHWOOB- JONES  UARKISTtill   and   SOLICITOR  SQi) Krgcrs Bldg. Vancouver  Counsel, ,f. Milton Piu^  1 -J. II. JONES  i.  ! ^Funeral  Directa  A������BNT   1'OK   HEADSTOXRS  Phone Connection. fVlissltn City  -���������'> yeiirs :itnon������- the SiocKiiien ,>f  t-be Kiasei- Valley. Am lamibir  with the dilVerent, breeds of live  ���������slock and thoir values.  Address   all   communications  Box 3=1 t'Jhillhvack, B. (j-  to  {'or a Good Smoke Try  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  B.   C.   CIGAR    FACTORY  WILBERG  & WOL7, r.nort  NW  WESTMINSTER.' B.C.  A'rosideut Wilson, even although  nis government lias not signed the  Jfeace Treaty, cannot keep from da;>  Ths bridge across Hie Fraser at.  MIssion-Matstiui is the all -absorbing  iopic of the district. Some people are  anvays counting out the cost. Let's all  lorget the cost and devote cur energies to get tiny lhe bridge. Money is  uujy 'liltby lucre' at thrt best but. a  uruiffe across tlse Fraser would oe  tne   real   tliinir.  The Mission Council are to be eoui-  menclecl lor llu> way they are ������oing  aner new road nuu-liiriery. The ne/i  eucp is to havs good roads, and it  would a.pneur that the proper way is  omiig adonted. ..--veil if p do���������>; ,-ost  now. When lhe ro;i(;v.|,.f. H|| |,ilVl-.,|  ii-'.ni land will be wurth i w,v.; .,..  i^ui-n us it is tudaj.  .Christian ranch near K-lowna, anoth-  Delcgatioin to Victoria arc rcceiv- cr ������'-ca secured for soldiers at ;t cosi  'ea by the govcrument very courteous- to Hie jnovinec Of .f'J.'i.OOO of which  iy, which would indicate that the If'.OOO went to the president of tlie  neads of the departments are ,n the local Liberal organization as a rake'  u-ear lufure expecting    fa.vors     from   ol't*. Mr. Barrow failed Io rnilv tn\ir  ino pcjoi)l0' "������������������^'-'������-������W..0ryuHloW,;cl,r,!r*lllcDVy'  '.'( to a Liberal heel-:.- was also to l><  charged up ir.gainsl. llie.soldjc.rs. So  r<'"* as  the  Merviljo soltlemen(     w",..  ling in  European politics.    Someone   ;^",*t'   U������U-   ^   Bar������'"w ���������M������<*  ���������aould give him a tip, not  to get his      ",      '������ lpCncral 8tat���������o"t" a������������orl  aut'ois burned. g      f;  veterans  now ulf.,���������. yro  c���������  MuiHiastic over (.he prospeets, but Ju-  explained how it came to be thai Htey  luiv-e so far refused to    accept    flu  Board's  figune of cost, thai lhe f<;d-  oral authorities  ha>c refused  t��������� fl<J  v������"co funds in  loans i,:t���������f,  ,I|)0���������  Ul,  valuations made by the prnvii,.-,.   n,  ���������''(lmitl.,,1   M,;if    twenly-,ive   ,���������,-  '^ni  ������"   H.e  men  orijriiiaNy  enlered     llpo.  iUai *<u^������<' Inivr: ���������,Mt.     -iMfsfUs" ,'1(  '������������������'"'���������-, '!"������..     To Mr.  Power's Jls.sor.  I'on   Hit.i   up   |f,  dat,.  ^0)r);,  $...,., n()(  ���������'������������ '"-" sp-jil on Hie .Mrn-iiU. op���������v  i,,WU:i !" H,;;"' ������"���������"-��������� I:i7.{���������:,,,s urn  yd not a single soh.ier has been sc,'  l]C'] lU(iV(i- T"e MIi.lH,P.r admittec  !'u.f. perhaps mLslnl'cos ,la(, ,)0ni m;i!ji  :'"'��������� ,!'" ���������"������������������li.-ino was r-alh- ;i|1 l<::i ���������  ,Ur:,!i- "'��������������� ^,1,,:,.,!,. ,���������,,������������������., ���������.ul i,ni���������  '^nied.   he  S{,idi    Tu   Ml,   l)uire���������,,  ''!of,:,1'a(in;i "'at '"' ������-ouJ.J be most ,���������,.  "''"' '" ',||;|������������������������������������������������ "ie it-i,,.-!  ,���������,.��������� lviM.  ,|l,'; "V'-r-Nprndi(,,,e and ,|i;i( ,,���������.  "'>��������� '������������������'ir ;m.(I in-oper .���������,.������������������.������������������ ,-,���������. (|)fl  ^vernm,.,,,-���������, .,,,,������������������   w.;t.,.(o ...,,,,,���������,,,,.;  L   ,:'l:""'"-   il.'������l) .Io   "incoiiipelmi  ,(,'"'^>''i������non". neither the' .Minis'e  ���������cr  H.e  Pren,i(!r  vonchsal'ed  a-iu  r,,���������  )]y-   >ior  df(I   the  opposition   l.^dnr'  demand for then]ismiKsal of lhe pre.  ���������������nt  head   of  lire     (,a���������d     SoUlmmm-  ^oard,   Mr.   Nelems.  on   (he sc0ro ,,  ���������"competency.-draw forth a reph-  N"' neter commentary    upon'  m.  'Alness of Mr.  Howser's eharire Iha  lie  I������irul   Settlement   Hoard's opera-  ions have been a failure could be iiac  ���������i'nn Hie fact thai today rtJa(urelay-  *'������������������ N������loniM lendered  |,f3 r:(;iglK),,im  .vhich has been accepted.    The ho;:.i-(  '���������"������ l(''ii  in session  for a. number ,,  lays and on F.-piay a majority of ;.Jj.  ������������������'-���������niba-s  passed  a  vole nf   v.--..n!   o  VOU lire urgod (o iuvesh'gaLe  lie economy records, tlie ro-  ])Utalion arid (he pcrforni-  iUH'e of Chevrolet ��������� cans because lo know ail-about Uie;n  is to be convinced that their  purchase reflects favorably  on tlie ������00tj judgmoiK. of  (I'eir (hour-and.s of owners.  Konm people want to blow r-mnke  3-'i i'-fa;:;' eyes in onlev Io communi-  caie Wiih hm-. These ,,..������������������p. ���������,,i-i  "���������������'-.- an idea (bat Mirs is some kind  oi a men:I. reform dank.  UVli VIOTOJtIA LKT'n0l{  Tli roc)  'Continued   from   Pair^  <Mi������vrol������l "Four Ninety" To���������nnfr C���������r,    cqiuppcd    with  cledr.c Mollis and starter, hiShcr,l  type Iwo-nnil system  Simple wiring usal.    Complete  lamp e<,uii>mc:,(.  mohair  'V ? fl'.0-���������11. '-u������>- IW wver and side coriains: (illpd  "indsh.chl; spcem>mc(.er; electric horn ; extr;. ,-j,,, aiM| r-n..  rier on rear; complete tool equipment, including ,���������,���������,., aV'd  ;^T  CHEVROLET p.,d   DODGE AGENTS  Mission City  ������:or. riyhtly inake.  premier Oliver answered lhe charj.''.  ���������'au to Hi������. bor.-owiiiKs Jty sayint; it wm-.  'HI <lu^ (o (he jioor��������� financial condition  in which the kite government left'l In,  province; he raked up Hie o-d charges of mal-administralion in ?h--.' d".'i,l-  ing: of that government with the P  0. F. and ('. N. u. and declared Ihal  the. re:sonn.:.s ef lhe province UnO  been dissipated b> being given away  to friends of tiie then ridniinisl ralion  Jr.  Haiieii.  li  - ^veiy   chiimei  iilly ?l."0.t"-0 -,7 ���������������������������'.:) of-fiso-ts ris-hL-  uly   the   province's- have   been    losr.  rid   he   iul'tniicd   .'he   !!o:;se  lie  was  eady to make good Ihal. asscrliou if  he  Premier would only -rani  lhe m-  "Cot''s:i(?oii  !i',' Jui..;i befi  a^'Hr.- fo-  The el'Mi-miif ileiiiiiiciatipu ii.-jaii.iKf  ���������xiKtiiifr eo'idifioms ni.idvr  I'roliilu'tion  ���������dr. added  to Hiis we'.k     by     Major  Jurde. Albenii, a:;d ,1. R. Hawthorn....  hvaife. Newcastle, both of whoiii as- |  e:t.ed   (hat   in   die   face   of   the  ex- '  'erienee   gained   ������������������i',iw,fi   (he   pi'-c.-nt {  el, '"ime inlo operation,  it v. y������ lime i  ->r a change.    'f'|,ey declared (be aef. '  '-i.bei.u3  cvery-yj,,;re  openly  v.iulHted  f|i;"   -"lid H"3y ii reed that some measure of  ���������wonimcrit control  be put. up to |l-e  leciors, l*or their approval.        Thfty  ^ ificoiVf-rl isL.Mio idea thai the Attornev  ��������� 'Htii-jrars  su^estiou   Io  confine  any  h.ii.iigfjH   in   (jie  1'riy   l.leavy   1'Veft'hl,  Grain -ihipments from the OI<ann������i:i  Valley lo Vameoiiver is aproximaieiv  ^hn-l.y cents .per hundred. The d'is-  t������"������������i   Is   noly   :m miles,   and   Hhip-  prcscnt   a.ef   io   the1 pens from Calarv lo 'ic,,',./ w-n-  "������������������������������������������������ or the ..��������� ,nd nilllbcr 6f ��������� d!,,������ncb oll^: ,",;"* ''.";'"  l-i-e������c.i-|���������l,-,n,; ,vo���������l���������  be ,���������-od,���������;liv, ,r! .illy (l,,.CT������������������; ',;,!     " ������"' r"-":'":'  'S'Uvjy   sufr;"'  ������-r'y ^���������������������������'.' rcsina. ,,,0..- suggestion  w������s ''.at if the go.vcni'niou't did not  Uohhcsh courage to tackle Hie ((ueslfon  ln-es])cctfvC of party ,HdvaufaK������, (hai  "��������� should give the peopl-: fl���������' on,,0l..  Uuiily f,r e::pressing tiieir vic.wa.  i'f^iiier Oliver may rjVo sidwy-  doa.-uioi.t for (heir fi>(; (Jepnrt.j'ent.  ������^c!.nn������e AnVcMnK- .Sl.l,,,,,-,^.  V\ at/jrboruc frelghl  from lhe ll���������;i.  cd* Slates  ports  lo   Va,i������eouver  ;.,  ,���������.  mg effected  by the abnormal rale r-  u.vcJum7.;c  on   Ouariia,,   monev.       M  P!*aclieal|,v IT, p<>,,- ,.,.���������(_  has fallen o  ''���������'I'-M-ufo,-,. Hiere   ,B   ,j((],   ^  ���������'"'J c'cnse^ienfl, ���������,,,.,���������.,���������������,. (',.,��������� ve,;;,,,  Idyim; between .-Smcrivji, ������,.!(i rfl���������:,.'.  tan  jturt.'- "  -,-..���������1 f.r;  v 1  i j  U  ������-"*>'*'"  i .'*������������������'������  *vL *'���������  Cxi*  fr-j MiuwnniiiiTiiiirriiiiiM  (f  V-'  TtTE ABBOTSFORD POST  v.  PAGE TITTtRE  ^���������������������������'.''^���������V.i iii"^~i^^  -,-..���������1 fr;  ������  v'i  jfii  -<  'ear'  <r *  *->���������<  *'$f" *''  Cxi*  A "a  An ad  n aav* in  paper finds the  Letter  Heads  Bill  Heads  Envelopes  Statements  Posters  Shipping  Tags  Visiting  Cards  eople  The Merchant who advertises his goods thereby shows  his confidence in them. His  advertisement is an invitation to the people to test his  sincerity by testing his goods.  This paper has a bona fide  circulation and an adv. in it  will reach the man who  spends his money in his own  province.  MmilMLUJJ  For Job Printing  This office is equipped with  an assortment of type endpaper that will insure a perfect and artistic piece of work.  When next you see a good,  well executed piece of printed  matter, whether it is business  stationery, pamphlet,: booklet  or any of the numerous printed articles, examine it carefully and you will invariably  find that it is the product of  this office. The intelligent  Business Men, Farmer and  Fruit Grower alike demands  and receives  DENTIST  Mp^j������.yiy^u������i������na������UM.i������iai������iiu ,iu ���������".  Dodgers  Loose  Leaves  Invoices  Price  Lists  Invitations  Receipts  Circulars  eal  Tickets  enus  "Printing that is up to a Standard  not down to'a Price"  ~m++n- mtmtB.tU~.+~~- . ���������  Proper -Publicity - Proves';*- -Prohtable  Hub Square  Mission City  ���������  Have yon got il?    Pyorrhoea?  According tp Major Kazanjain of the Britifcft Armies, in  France and Captain Nodine- of the American Tied Cross.*  staff, Prorrhoea is is directly responsible for and the cause  of over fifty different diseases of the, human system. Ii. can"  bo. cured..  Call in for-, an examination.  Phone 7303. WILSON BLOCK Mission City, B. C.  gKpi'COUGHS  OUR VICTORIA LETTER  Victoria,   Feb.  21���������This week lias  <ceh an cm] to l.lic Legislative forcn-  ie  debauch- which,  under  the guise  >f the debate ou the Address in roply  to the speech from the Throne,   ,-hau  broken all  records in point of time  devoted to it.    Three w.eeks of talk  to  the exclusion  practically, of auy  ! real business.    At least it has served  : the purpose of permitting the government, time to g?t along with the prf-  jparation of its legislation, now con-  ' siderably behind its schedule. While  tangible results, insofar as the well-  being of the province  is concerned,  are not discernible, it is probable that  from now on some real business will  be done.  Undoubtedly the feature of the  week's happenings in the House has  been the coming into action of the  "big guns", the leaders of the government and the Conservative opposition. Comment in the corridors indicated that the honors went to the  energetic and keen-witted opposition  leader whose criticism of the administration was forceful and logical  \vhil6 unmarked -by-..acrimony. Tus  Premier, too, displayed hio- wonted a-  bility to defend his position and he  showed an unusual amount of good  humor, his erstwhile political rancour being less marked. But it cannot be said there was any-display of  originality in his defence." To Bowser's slashing criticismn of the govern  merit's failure to redeem its pre election pledges, of its lack of any initiative other than in taxing to the  utmost limit the people of the province the while its 'expenditures arc  steadily mounting, the Premier retorted, with a re-hash of the old arguments that whatever defects are ap-  pareut in the present administration  of affairs, they are all due to the actions of the previous governai .lit.  But not all, cither. Tlie Premier  bad discovered there is something  wrong witb the people of the Province. They are, he said, averse to  hard work which they consider beneath them.     He advised them to doff  OTHER TABLETS NOT  ASPIRIN AT ALL  A  Only Tablets with "Baycf Cross  are Genuine Aspirin  M  the broad-clotli and dpu the o\*er;i!U.  A.s Air. ilawl liiTTitJiw;.' i( r. who ended-  the debate. kwzzvu'sA the Premier a.  '���������diuoiiUJon lo i.l.i.:. p :ople ol'li. ���������'. '  might appear'at first sight, a limcl,'.*  ono were 'I. not for (he fact tluaf, ���������.���������<.  a great 'extent it v.-c.s the preisut administration's failure to initiate policies of a. progressive, development  nature, Unit accounted for the fa������ju  today there arc thousands of won  anxious to work wlio are unable (o  secure employment, ,  The opposition' leader devoted nni-  sidcrable time to a criticism of,the  financial record of the government.  The so-called sui-pLus of $1,040,000  claimed by the admink-fration and  its Minister of finance for- the' fiscal  year ended March J! 1, 1010. lie lil<en-  "ed to a smoke screen sent up io oh-  scure. the real situation, a surplus,  h.c said,' gained by the simple o.vped-  ���������enf of charging some ?2,21M.OU0 to  capital account and converting; a real  deficit into a surplus. The real fact  was, Mr. Bowser stated, that outlajs  for that year aggregated $12,na,0'K������  and receipts IO.S87.000 leaving an  ������������������.dual deficit of H.i.Si.OOO. Tho  Government was running ils bnsinc'---  ���������'t a loss boi'rowinsf to make surplurcc.'t  ���������*������nd then charging such, bom.'win ;.;;���������;  <o capita! account to hide 'he, (*;i.-1 ,>  'neve book-Ucpping surplus i' w-.is, Mr  I'owKcr claimed.  Consistency was nM a frail, nf lh-  government, Mr. Bowser averred, an  he pointed ou to the fact in the. three  years of office the present covivuinenl;  lia.s almost doubled the debt of the  province jumping it 1'rnin slightly over $18,000,000 in !0.l������. lo abonl.  ^JU.000.000 today. He recalled the  criticisms of the present Premier whs  wont to direct against the former administration for itc borrowings, but  the fact was, a-s shown by lhe Pri������-e-  ^Vaterhousoiiudil, an audit made Uy  ibe present eoverumeiH when ii. ;ty-  ���������;umod office, that the late government had"something substantial (>>  show for its outlays. Capita] a.yse-M  of $L!9,000,000. an excess of $.l6.00't.  000 over capital liabilities wer--j  shown by that audit. Today that  excess has shrunk to $13,000,0 0 0  Ihrough the borrowings of the govern  re.ont, borrowings designed to create  paper surpluses Int. unproductive of  real benefit lo the people. Whip-  that audit lud been undertaken nri-  iiiciily with ' i idea oi disclosi >.;  vrong-du'.ug by the late ConHerv.-it-  ive government. ih3 fact w-:ia Mr.  Bowser said, it had proA'ed a cert IP ���������  ���������Mle-of  <'h;ii'i'etei-. The   tremcdoim  uorrowing.'-, of -the present ro^im _.  c;o������j)led with the fuel that it hnl applied the financial thumb screw lo Lie.  point, where; Ihe people are being la\-  cd to the limit, \\������a ample fleni"!-  stration, he believed, that the claim  of efficiency in its financial opcra-  ..ions ~\vaa one ihe governnifnt ronld  1 Coul imi".d  on   Page   l-'ourj  TtGENT"CASCARETS-  FOR LIVER m: WWit*  K  SE~E"5E~=������**?'���������  arfS'.l^lgil  ������������������Vnmnn  mimmjnirttiii������f*mnT**������3������<i'*mMVwii^  H yow aou't sec tk������ "Bayev C'ro������>iM  on rtifi tablets, you _am not gtt'.'rjg  Aspirin���������only an acid iuiilalion.  The "Bayer Cnm" ia your only way  cf knowing that you are getting geauias  Aspirin, proscribed by physicians for  over nineteen years aud proved-safe bj  uiillionn for. Headache, Neuralgia, Colda.  llheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis, aud for  sPuiii generally.    Mad<i in Canada.  Handy.'tin'boxes -of 12 tablets���������nlae  larger 3������z,������d "Bayer* pack������g<;o can b������  had at drug stores.  'Aspirin is the trade mark (rpgi3lere4  iu Canada.),.'of Bayer Maj'.ufaclure of  jMouoaceticacidcater of SalicyHcacid,  While it -is well known that Aspirin  means Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public against imitation;, the Tablet*- of  'Payer Company, Ltd., will be ctaumed  u ifh tli'.'ir" fjcncfivl (trtdc- i*j?.rk, ���������tho  "Uaycr U/o������:;.-'  QV8b    ftlck   Hcadachcv    V--  ",   "  9)H������usn������n^, Sour Stomach. KzC  ,Sreath���������Ctindy Cathartftt-  K'o %dds how bad your liver, atomr'���������**  or bowels; how much your lioad sur'u-'S,  how miserable you arc from coustipa-  'dov.' ' ladigeaUon, biliousrici-3 and t-Iu?-  ���������^i='t> bowels���������you always g'/L relief vrU'i  Ciisivirets. They immodiatoly ctsiinrtc  and- regulati fche stomach, remove- Mic  ���������701W*, fe!'i������ic-!iti!'.2 iced ft'id 'cut T,t~c? ���������  .'.h.z the sxi'CER bile frotu the lirrv .'.^iij  aw.y <?������ th'j constipated watts m?.i'.er  ..ad pciso'i from tlv; i:itcstincn nr  ')oweU. A Ifl-cc-i't 'bo? from your dr-ii;  'isfc will . cop your liv.v a ml Ijuwh's  ���������!eu:i: htor'neh sweet am'. H'tad c!'-;;.!" . \-  rfjuth?.    'J.1u%���������' ������������������*(  !i  vliile rnu f.!"r.r. PACE FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. ���������&  ��������������� ^~������������������r������������c������������������PIXK  THAN THE BE12F, PORK, VEAL and other Fresh Meat's  Purchased from , ���������  ���������   WHITE &CARMICHAEL  Successors Lo C. Sumner  GIVE I'S .A TRLA.L FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVJN'CED  B.   C.   Phone   -I I  Farmers'  Phone   J 0 00  Abbotsford, B.C.  License  No.  ������-t:2������2.'i  r������-mw.ii rm  gjuaL-taaiua^Siii^iuLaucjaj-iBBgFigaeBaiaiiui.iMMi  "you  should  fcamsiT^oa  Your   Buildings   against   Fire.     Because   rebuilding   costs   100   per  ���������cent  more  than  a  few  years  ago.    Yet  Insurance  rates   have  not  increased.     ���������       ���������       .  TAYLOR t HUMPH!  (Late Henderson  & Taylor)  CIVIL KNTGIINHItilSi& SURVEYORS  Bex 11  Abbotsford. H. C. Phone 31X  Insurance Company of Pennsylvania |  all bidding 3 5 cents per $100; tli, '  Home Insurance Co. of New York, 50  e.i.ts/and the British Crown Assurance company, an old country, con-  rn with assets of $90,000,000 forty  But despite these lower fig-  Mr. Hart's concern got tne  for a Yankee company they  ! represent.  Another item of interest was that  the Victoria' Daily Times, & staunch  Liberal paper and supporter of the  government was paid $1500 of public  money for publicity matter supplied  by the government and published in  a  recent  special edition.  ���������  c  cants,  r.i-es, Hon  business  H. O. HARTLEY, Abbotsford, B. C.  Representing Hoard  Companies Only  TRAFFIC TRUCK LINE  Fast Daily Freight Service between Vancouver. Abbotsford and  intermediate points including New Westminster, Cloverdale, Langley  Prairie, Murrayville and Aldergrovc.  General Freight Delivered  : Both Ways  LONG  DISTANCH .FURNITURE MOVING  Nothing too large���������:���������'������������������Nothing too small  COMIMiKTiO SATISFACTION' GUARANTEED  V. and EL  CON LIN  Abbotsford Oflice: Abbotsford Garage, Phone Abbotsford 7.  Vancouver   Oifice:   321   Kingsway,   Phone   Fairmont   3700  OF  SERVICE  TO  NATION  UOiNttS   AT   VfOTORIA  presented by Mr. Hiawtliornth'waite  calling for government to grant tax  exemption on homes and. homesites  , of veterans and dependents up to an  assessed  valuation of  $2,0 00. He  criticised tho evident disinclination  of the Premier to meet the request  even though as he pointed out,' the  Mouse last year had gon-e even further by approving of a recommendation of the select committee on soldier rehabilitation that such exemption should, bo granted up to  $5,000.     Mr. Anderson  declared the  Premier could  well  afford  to  accept  This week a dapulation of Prohibitionists waited upon the government and offered amendments, to cue  Act. Chief of these were ihe appoint  merit of an independent commission  of tliro.a to administer the A.el, the  limiting of the amount of liquor'that  might be kept in a private dwelling  to two quarts per month and two gallons of beer, and the easing of the  present rigorous penalty of a jail  term of six months for tlie first offence of selling liquor to a fins of not j  more Mian $500, nor less than $300, !  the jail term without the option ot ! tho su&Sost.ion b-v Mr. Mawthornth-  a r.i:o to be applied to a scco^lolTence I w*,lLe csl-c^lI1>' ��������� government has  FiiUher evidence of the growing |alrCady ^''iminated in favor .of a  disposition on the pari; of members ; certam eIement ������f the returned men  en the government sulc to assort their ;' by '���������������������������!lp������dJ������S the pra-emptor's Free  independence and run contrary to the | C!ranls AcL rellevin& those having  administration, was furnished this ' Crown gra:Us from Lh'e Payment of  week when a division, the'second of j ,axcs' and has al30 Pr������vidcd for a  (ho sssirm to date, took place fcl-. rc'bale of $f50������ to veterans buying  lowing a short  but. heated argument- '��������� lai1(1*  !      Mcsrs  Gillespie.     Hart     &  Todd,  ' Limited,  of Victoria,     the     firm    of  which   Hon.   John   Hart,   Minister of  ' Finance, is a leading member, walked  rff with a nice plum in the shape of  One of the automobile's most valuable services to the nation is the  manner in which it has made farm  life more attractive, says Stuart and  Millar', local dealers in Chevrolet  pasenger and  commercial cars.  "Not only  has it placed  all  farm  products   within   easy   reach   of   the  city   markets,     ft   has   also   put   the  farm  family intouch with centres of  -.ocial activity .and progress. The auto  enables  the  farmer    to    accomplish  greater production  in   less  timo and  ,vith  less effect;    It enables him    to  .urn over his products quickly and to  oetter   advantage.    Therefore   it   affords  him  the enjoyment of greater  profits.     His trips to.town are more  frequent because, mora convenient. He  has  more cpoprtunity  to  grow  familiar  with   modern improvements  re-  ���������nr.esent'?.d by city life and with interesting things and people to be found  there.     His outlook is not limited to  his acres.    The effect of  this is  reflected in his home.    Living comforts  an d conveniences and even luxuries  heretofore associated only with towns  are   becoming  commonplaces   of 'the  moclorn farm house.'        Not only do  these things make life more pleasant  for the farmer himself they make, his  home  more attractive  for  others  to  visit.    Here again    the    automobile  does its part by putting'farmers with  in easy reach of their'neighbors ana  interesting  friends  in  the  cities.   At  work or at leisure the farmer who is  equipped   with   motor   transportation  is fully abreat of the times. More  and mors people have taken to farming as the advantages of the automobile have been realized. The effect has benefitted all who depend on  the farm for supplies."  These fine days put one in notion thai the  Garden needs attention - again. Some  people will plant seeds early. -Our seeds  are particularly adapted to early sowing.  GIVE US A CALL.  ' '        ..     ' * ���������  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and "Baker  &  A T. N. T. Explosive of great str.ei  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  Abbotsford  GOOD ROADS MEN  INVADE  VICTORIA  tho ir.surancB upon the P. G. E. pro-  o;i lh'-- action of the Aitorno-Genertl  in refusing to fi:e,p!y information -.n  rr-ETK.ii'so to opprs'tion questions. Mr.  Pcoley, RsquimaK, asked for details  of dis'nnsemonts made by Dr. Bakor  chairman of the Game Conservation  Poard, for the years 1917, 1018 and ' 1-crfy to the amount of no less than  lit! Si. The Attorney-General replied '������2.2-11,970. and (hey got it despite  the figures could be secured from tiie! *'1C '''ct- tli-aL, while tenders were  public accounts. As the public ac-!(allot] for-by the government, they  counts referred only \o the fiscal year'' f'--fi nct- tender but were awarded the  ended   March   31,   Hi 19,  the reply of   ''������������������������������������'.i-ine?    at  a figure    considerably  h:gli<.r than  that bid   by well known  in-aira-iee concerns.       This  is  infor-  !he i'(torney-ge:icr:iI was quit' in-  a/'M-.rrite. . Mr. -Speaker ruled the reply was: a proper one and that if the I n',p-.t-ion  secured   by    the     opposition  oppcflilion wanted further .information they must ask for it in the way  or n motion for a return, a ruling  Mr.   Bowser strongly  objected   to   by  through questions asked of the gov  ornmenl.    ft  is  one outstanding 'instance, of  the  importance,   from   the  opposition, standpoint, of the right to  anserti'ng the opposition would ins'sl :'Piiz ihe government. Only by that  'upon il.y righ's. The Speaker's d> !''"C-lhod can the intimate details of  eision was appealed against and the j ������<-*vernnivnt administration, and its  Conservative opposition found sun- solicitude for its frienda, oftentimes  port from the soldier members and  from   Messrs  Wfllcon.  Rossland, and  Anderson. Kamloops, the last named  be secured.  The Victoria firm with which tho  Finance Minister is connected was a-  rhov.-ing a marked incli-nation to as-j warded the insurance on the govern-  ������������������ert his independence. The vote was ; mont owned railway equipment at *,  25 to 1.5, the opposition obtaining the | rate of forty-two and one-half cents  largest taly it had received since the !per hundred. Bds ware called for and  present government assumed office. ' the following concerns tendered: Un-  ?Tr. Anderson, too. came out in the itcd Slat's Fire insurance Company,  dir:ct opposition to the government New Jersey Insurance Company,  when,  in   the  debate  on  the  motion   Stuyvesant   Insurance  Company,   th>  The  government  of     Victoria     is  threatened with an invasion of good  roads  enthusiasts from  all  over the  province   on  Tuesday  of next  week,  md the following day.       The    Good  .loads   League   of  British   Columbia  has s?nt out a call to all it branches  for delegates to come tp Victoria on  hos> dates,   when  the  league     will  present  to  the  government  and  the  legislature in session the various demands that have bo������n" voiced at past  conventions of the league.and nct yet  j acceded to by the powers that be.  |     These demands will be backed up  by the large and influential  convention  which  will  wait on the  legislature and will then go Into session to  await immediate action on  the    demands.    Although it is'expected that  tho convention will he in session for  two  days  only,  it    is    hinted    that  shculd action be delayed Ivy the leg-  'slature the delegates might take up  permanent quartern   m the doorsteps  of the p:irlian!2iit buildings until action  is taken.  This convention is apart from the  annual provincial convention of 'the  Good Roads League, ��������� which will be  held at the same place is but two1  days previously' to the annual con  "enticn of the Union of British Co  lumbia Municipalities.���������Sun.  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  t  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at j  the warm fireside, not when the family is on an amusement jaunt. [  Supplementary advertising includes  outside of newspaper advertising.  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  i'HE CONTRACT LET  TO VANCOUVER CONTRACTOR  Mr. W. J. Manson addressed a  meeting of the fruitgrowers at Chilliwack on Saturday last.  The growers formed an association  on similar lines to the'Hatzic Association with a capital of $20,00.0.  Mr Manson will address a meeting  at YVhonnoek 'this evening, where a  branch of the Maple iRidge association will be formed.  The Embroidery Club met at the  home of Mrs. King on Tuesday after  noon.  Tlie contract for the cold storage  it Hatzic has been let to Mr. 15.  Davidson, which was the lowest tender.  The new building will be 150x60,  and two story high including the  basement, with a capacity of G00 tons  When completed the basement will  have a further capacity of 30 0 t ons.  The basement will not be completed  this year.  The upper story will be ready for  business about the end of April. it  'ontains fiv.e rooms.  The excavation work is completed  md building operations will begin  ���������lmost immediately.  The basement walls will be of cement, while the tipper story will be  of Clayburn hollow tile.  Mr.   T.   Barrett   was   a   visitor   in  Vancouver for a few days this week  Will   Re-organize   Land  Oflice  Victoria,   Feb.   24.~Complete   reorganization  of the  Provincial  Laud  Seetlement  Board   will  probably  follow the resignation of the chairman  M." H. Neleim-,.  Hon. Mr. Barrow stated yosterdav  that he was not yet hi a position  io make definite announcement with  regard to the plans to lie followed  in carrying on the work of the Land  Settlement Board. He would j-ay nothing in regard to the'appointment  of. a new chairman and when ujke.l  if the work of the board would be  conducted in the future on the ���������������������������mm  lines as in the past, said that radi.:ni  changes would be made.  Oetting   Awfully  Thirsty       '"  Heading in  Vancouver paper says  says   "Driest   February "in   past   .en  years for Vancouver." Yet a car load,  oi  booze is supposed to be reach'rg  the Terminal City every day.  :m!/- -  *p?i:"-.-.  ?5t'' ''  m  if  a  '&  0f.*i_  ii*

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