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 *b  .1  fj >Y  -us  5. it  '.J 71  . i ������  1  'ViV  *  *  ������>  /:  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  nw  Voj, XIX., -No. 10  A.BBOTSFORD. B,' C.   FRIDAY; JAN. J6. 1920  $1.00 per Year  PHONES:   B.  C���������00       Furtnero'  Residence I DM  AUTOMOBILE   REPAIRS   and   ACCESSORIES  CARS  FOR  HIKE,  DAY  Oil'NH111T  K. K. GARAGE  C. SPUING, Manager  EXPERT MECHANICS .* OAKKFlJL DRIVERS  1101jKM'JCTIOX TIUS YKAK  We handle���������Oxy-Acet.ylene Welding, Tires, Gasoline and Oils.  Genuine  Ford- Parts and all   Kinds of Jicpairs.  OVERLAND AGENCY  AND SERVICE STATION  BRIDGE QUESTION GOMES UP  AT LAST BOARD MEETING  (From Fraser Valley Record)   <  Monday night the Board of Trade  held their regular meeting    in    tho  Council Chambers with a good attend  ��������� ance.  Among the questions brought up for  discussion was the correspondence  between the board and Mr. F. B.  Stacey, M. P., of this district, who resides at Chilliwack.  His lett ers are as follows:  On   December   26th   he   writes   as  follows: '   ri;  K  I have carefuly examined'^the^pp--  Fraser River bridge at Mission-arid  requesting' my assistance -in securing  the co-operation -of.1 the Dominion  Government in the construction of  the same.  I fear that my task will be a very  difficult if not an impossible one under the terms of your proposition.  I have carefully eamined the Dominion "estimates" and can find  nothing whatever in the way of "precedent."  I will meet at once with the rejoinder that sueh work "is purely provincial and not within their jurisdiction.  There is one ease however where  ���������assistance has been given viz: in the  building of a bridge across the Cap-  ilano river in N. Vancouver. In that  proposition the cost was equally divided between the Dominion' the Province and the Municipality and the  argument was of course that it was  not a commercial enterprise but an  accommodation to tourists who' come  from all parts of the Dominion.  In this proposition you ask the  Dominion to finance two thirds of  the cost and then collect half of that  by toll from the traffic both municipalities as such being eempt. If I have  correctly understood your proposition  my firm conviction is that the Department would not favorably consider it  I would at once be asked why the  Dominion should undertake that  work for Misison and not also for  hundreds of similar points thru-out  the Dominion.  I must ask you to furnish me with  such reason as will enable me to convince the Department that the Dominion should endorse your resolution.  Then again on January 9th after  receiving reasons from the secretary  of the Board of Trade Mr. Stacey  sends the  following:  In reply to your last letter I may  say that as your representative I  shall be pleased to submit any resolution you present.to the proper officials.  You are however mistaken I think  in stating that I can accomplish what  you desire.  My own firm conviction    is ' that  your proposition is an impossible one  It is both unwise .and unfair    for  me to say one thing to you and believe another  l  A bridge would certainly be a convenience and  it  might draw a par!  of the tourist traffic from the souu  and it would be a desirable thing for  the coast city tourist traffic in making  the circuit, but all-, of these things  will hot induce parliament to assume the responsibility of building  the bridge . and shoulder two-thirds  of the cost' You may secure endors-  ations from Boards of Trade or Municipal Councils, but that does not  furnish a resaon or reasons why the  Dominion Government should build  the bridge.and really I would long-  hesitate before assuring the Department that it was as much a Dominion  measure as the "building of the Wel-  land canal." I would be quickly advised that the construction of canals  was by constitution a federal measure, whereas the building of roads  .and bridges was a'.purely provincial  matter. .;      '  ���������-��������� I greatly'regret'th'at7l^"an'giVc'yo'us  no   reasonable   hope   of  success  The   contest   for   reeve   of   Sumas  municipality is sure to be a hot" one  this Saturday, and unless the Post is  badly mistaken the same    old    reeve  will   oeciipy   tho   chair   Cor   flic   next,  twelve months. ' If could    bo    otlier-  , Wise,   but  Reeve   Fooks ��������� is 'the   beet  I reeve that Sumas has had for a long  ' time, and that is saying a whole lot  too. But, why turn a good man out if  he is in tlie runuingY  i     Reeve  Fooks' record as reeve has  been good for the municipality and if  . he is elected there is no doubt what  he.will dp during the    coming    year  and that the work  will  be caret'iiV  looked after.     A new man, no matter how excellent, would he without  the former experience of a councillor  'in the municipality.  In Mals\ii municipality it is not  likely that \/eve McCallum will meet  his Waterloo this year even wii.n two  opponents in the field. Canvassing is  however, very strong and unless the  Post is mistaken a number of men  will come nearly promising to vote,  for more, than one for reeve and "find'  that only one is the limit.  PERSONALS  Mi  CORRESPOX DENCF  To the Editor  v      n  Dear Sir: ���������  .1 noticed an item in your  entitled  "Predicts  35. cent-  last issue  eggs"  in  which5.it stated that there are 'ltl.OOU  more^chickens in the province this  year .-than last yeai and therefore a  lower"tjrice in eggs is' to uo looked  It   for. if fce.d prices ease up.  would be a fine thing to have such a  'bridge, hut I am fully satisfied the  Dominion Government will not build  it.  A reply in regard to . the above  question was also received from the  provincial government through the  minister of public works, who instead  of giving a direct reply called attention to the fact that the government  was putting on a larger ferry.  HELD ANNUAL MEETING  c  AT HATZIC YESTERDAY  The Fruit & Mercantile held their j  annual meeting at Hatzic on Wednes- j  day afternoon with a fair attendance,  ther being about seventy present    including some fifteen Japanese. r  The financial report for the nine  months was read, showing a gross  profit of ? 11,000 and a net profit of  $7500 for the nine months' business.  The report was passed unanimously.  Moved by Mr. J. B. Cade and seconded by A. E. Dann that the present directors be nominated for the  year 1920, which.was carried.  The officers are:  President���������-W. J|  Vice-Pres.���������A. E  Sec.-Treas.���������Geo.  Directors���������J. M  Manson.  Catchpole.  I-I. Moody.  Cox, A. C. Fisher  J. H. Lawrence and J. A. Tupper.  Also Messrs Kudo and Ulda representing the Japanese.  It was also decided to appoint an  advisory board or committee with representatives  from  each  district.  An appeal was made to old stockholders for additional subscriptions  to stoclt of the company which was  unanimously responded to and about  $1500   was   immediately   subscribed.  The chairman stated that further  appeals would be made later.  The meeting then closed.  Dame Rumor has it that several of  our young ladies will shortly want a  real nice wedding cake. Don't ask  who, just have a little patience.  It would be well for the public to  know the source of' prediction in  this case, "wholesalers predict,- etc."  It is well that the public should  know a few tacts in connection with  the egg trade  (1) 13. C has never produced  more than 50% of flic eggs required  for her own consumption.  (2) The increasing cost of feed  makes any large increase in poultiy  flocks in the near future very Unlikely.  (3) The newly formed corporative association "The Poultry man's  Union of 13. C." is working to secure fair profits" for the poultrymen,  and the wholesalers is out after the  scalp of the Union.  When the death of a co-operative  association has been decided on one  or all of the following methods may  be adopted: .  (1) By attempting to draw av.v.y  its members by offering better prices  than the Union is  giving.  (2) By importing large quantities of the articles in question frcni  outside.  (3) By the wholesale slaugiuer  of prices.  1 know that tlie first two methods  have already been adopted and Ihe  third may follow.  If a big drop in the price of  takes place it will not bo due  natural market based on cost oi  duction, but because .���������someone  been performing an operation.  Let us stand behind the poultry -  men's union for on its success depends a stable future for the poultry  business.  Thanking   you   for   your   \aluablj  space.  1 am sincerely,  C. McUIARMI!.).  i.jS J. Alaiiocu visited her tnenu  Miss Owen Sumnci- on Thursday.  Mr. T. Griffin lias taken Mr, Longfellow's position as, agent at the G.  N. depot for a time.  The bridge gang is back on the  Great Northern again repairing the  bridges between Abbotsford and Kil-  gard at present a.id later will go on  east. Il is expected the "work will  take all  summer.  The Bradner and Abbotsford foot  ball team played at Abbotsford on  I Saturday. AbbGtsford won, 1-0. Abbotsford won the league cup. The  league consists of Chilliwack, Sardis,.  Bradner. Mission City and Abbot3-  ���������iord. Abbotsford is some smart place.  Last week the editor made a .mistake. It was Mir. and Mrs. David Fraser, not Donald, who were in-Vancouver for a few days.  (That's not right. The editor made  no  mistake;   it  was  the  lady  steno-.  grapher.)  Miss Parton is considerably improved in -health and is back on the  Bank staff again.  Last week there was a raffle at the  mill- for twelve White Rock hens and  three roosters,  belonging to the late I  Mr. Clay. Willie' Hutchinson was the '  lucky one, getting the bunch for $1.  The. Christmas tree for the English church Sunday school children  was held at the home of Mrs. Salt  last Friday evening..Quite a number  ot children; including tiny tots, were  present and some of the parents. All  assisted witlf refreshments, gifts"rand  a little Chrismas stockiug was given  to the,children. All had a merry Liait;.  The three pupils of Miss Alice  Steade who tried their theory of music in Noveniber got their reports  last week. ISvcIyu McMenemy, in rudiment passed. Kittie Taylor, Mt.  Lehman, and Lillian Ball, of Clayburn, in grammar of music both  passed Tho examination papers'go to  Fngland to the examiners, thus the  reason for the delay of the reports.  Mrs.  Todd and Miss Han are the  teachers for the year in Huntingdon.  The Misses Steade and the teach-,  ers of the two primary classes"gave  a concert in the Rose theatre on Mon  day night in aid of the fund for the  Sumas public library. The hall was  filled to the door, several standing.  There were a number of selections  by the, pupils of. the Misses 'Steade,  and they also gave the toy symphony.  The school teachers had drills, little  dances and songs, all very good and  greatly enjoyed by all. Miss Jackson  played the violin in the symphony.  "The Eastern Ltar Lodge held-their  meeting in the hall last Thursday  night. It was election of officers and  Mrs. Eby was installed in Mrs. Long-  GRASP THE  fellow's  office, as ,she has moved  to  White Hock  .  Miss Edna McMaster left on Thursday morning for her home in Belling-  ham, where she intends to reside.  Miss McCrimmon and Miss Baxter  have charge of the telehone office.   ,.  Mrs. Cbogan is spending a few  days in Vancouver.  A Burns' social will be held at the  home of Mrs. Fraser on Monday, 26th  inst., instead of.a concert on the 23rd'  as first spoke of .,  Mrs. B. Hill from Lynn Valley,  spent the week end with her sister  Mrs. N. Hill, Aobttsford.    >  Mrs. Jimmie Downie will give an  address on Sunday ' evening in the  Presbyterian Church on "Deaconess"  Work," as they had it in London,  England, in connection with the Forward Movement, of which she was a  greet worker and has a great story  to, tell.   ,  Mrs. Swift visited her mother and  sister in Vancouver last week.  The Woman's Auxilliary to the G.  W. V. A. met last Monday afternoon.  It was installation of officers for, the  year. Mrs. McMenemy resigned from  the presidency and Mrs. Parton was  given the office. All other officials are  as before-.  The Ladies' Aid Society will meet  at. the home of Mrs. McMenemy Wednesday afternoon at 3 o clock sharp,  Jan.  2.1st.  Mrs. Thomas visited in Abbotsford  last Thursday and Friday and .attended the Eastern Star Lodge.  The movie company that were in.  town on Tuesday took some pictures  of the business places and also of the  dancers in the hall after thq show.'  Will we recognize them on the screen  There is to be a dance in the Alexandria hull Friday night .Jan. 23rd  to celebrate Burns. Our little Scotchman, "Jimmie" will be Burns.; A six  piece orchestra from Blaine will furnish the music.    Everybody come.  Mr. J. A. McGowan is chairman of  the financial drive of the \ Forward Movement, and is arranging  his committee of assistant workers.  Mr. E. Gazley fell on a circular  jaw on Tuesday at Kilgard and got  badly cut.  The annual church meeting ww  held in the church last Thursday  evening, there being a very good attendance .All reports w ers read and  were very satisfactory. The treasurer  for the Sunday school reported money in the treasury. The Ladies' Aid  treasurer has over $100 in the bank  to start the year with. Over $500 has  been' raised by the Ladies' A.id. The  church treasurer has over $100 even  after the General Assembly at Ham-  iiton raising the minister's, salary  this- yer.r. The managers here were  able to pay it and then have a sum  left.  CRK3  io a  |irn-  has  BE SURE io take ADVANTAGE of ihe  exceptional Bargains of the closing day of  ihe Sale���������  ���������BOYS' SWEATERS, roll Collars, sizes 26  to.30, for  SI. 65  ���������cmessss  ELECTION  OF  OFFICEKS  Mr. W. J. Manson has been appointed local agent for W��������� C. Curtis  & Son, of New Westminster, who are  agents for the Dominion Life Assurance Co. and also the London Guarantee Fire Insurance Co. See Mr.  Manson before taking out insurance.  Mr. J. A. Hargitt returned from  x pleasant trip to California, on Tuesday, looking fully ten years younger  after his trip.  The W. I. of Mission City hold  their annual meeting on Tuesday afternoon, January 13th in the library.  The following are the oflicers elected'for the coming year:  President���������Mrs. L. J. Solloway.  Vice-Pres.���������Mrs.   Mcintosh.  Directors���������Mrs. Webb and Mrs.  McLeod.  PRINT, regular 40c a yard for ...  in in mn,iir~,~-TT"~*��������� ������������������Hn^I^^���������"'f^^'^1r"ll���������^���������^���������M^������������������ll",���������l���������I^IJ1MMMM"''l*'���������^"'^J"'l'w'l'l'^l'>l^l,lll'MII^*^ll^l^lll^M^I,  BOYS'TWEED SUITS at  BIG REDUCTIONS.  ���������>c  And dozens of other bigger values  Dressmaking,   fine  and  plain sewing by a capable and qualified  dressmaker.'���������Inquire   at/  Dry Goods Department.  B.   C.  Phone,  4  Farmers'  Phone  1007  Any  old  car  v  mud those days���������  ill   go  through the  -go to the bottom. 'r  PAGE. TWO  PHASER VALLEY RECORD  ^-r-i    :m r-  < TEE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  '    FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1920  Dr.G.A.Pollard  Dentist  TESY TO  V.ill Have to Start Roosting Good and Hard���������  ��������� If the people of the Fraser Valley want the bridge across th.  Friisor for traffic instead of (lie Mission-Malsqui ferry there wil  have to -be a, regular campaign of boosting systematical 1;  brought to bear not only, upon the present parliaments but upcr.  prospectivcdiichiUers and prospective governments.  II. is reported thai the leader of the opposition in the provincial house will shortly address a public meeting at Mission City,  and .why not get his candid opinion on the matter after shewing  him the necessity for it. When the leader of the federal oppos-  %i ition,' MacKenzio King comes west, if he ever does, arrangements  should be made to show him also.  We have- yet to convince the Dewdney representative that  a bridge is-required.    A letter sent him by the board of track  was referred to his minister of public works, who in turn-kindly  '   ' referred to the nice new ferry that the government was building  . Thai was getting away from the question altogether.    The ferry in.the meantime is an absolute necessity, and so is the bridge.  Our federal representative says that it is an impossible task  for him tc take up with the Union Government.    He requires a  ��������� thorough convincing it seems before he will even say one word  about it to the other members at Ottawa.    Further he wants a  '.    pre cedent.    He quotes the Capilano, which he says was not a  "commercial enterprise, but an accommodation to "tourists whe  . .come from all parts of the Dominion." We all appreciate the  tourist traffic, but to. build up the country's business we would  suppose that a commercial enterprise would come ahead of accommodation to tourists.,  But when a proposition, like the   Mission-Matsqui " bridge  comes under both that of an accommodation" to tourists and h  also a commercial enterprise, we believe it. gives the proposition  a much stronger reason why the bridge should be built.    Last  season there were about 9,000 automobiles with over 34,000 people, visited B. C.'  These came by way of Blaine into the pro  vince and were worth about $3,000,000 to the city of Vancouver.    With the almost assured completion of an excellent road J  on the north side of the river and a bridge across the Fraser..  ��������� there is no doubt but many tourists would return to the United  States by way of Stave Falls, Mission, Matsqui, Abbotsford and  across the line at Sumas, thus relieving the traffic at Blaine tc  some extent and giving the tourist variety.    Pie would, sec one  oi the largest power.plants on the coast, which has the unique  position of giving power to cities of the United States.    This  route would be a popular one with tourists, it is believed.    And  If there were also an excellent highway on the south side oi  the river, the circuit of up the north and down the south' sidt  of the river would make a nice afternoon run for the tourisl  while staying in   the province,  besides  proving  an -all-rounc1  pleasure route for the people of Vancouver and New Westminster, for the entire year.    The route claims some scenery too, besides seeing the fertile Fraser Valley.  As a commercial enterprise the present growth'of the districts  on the north side of ihe river require a more convenient mode of  crossing and recrossing the Fraser River. ��������� The ferry runs every  forty minutes. Should a ferry be missed a wait of forty minutes  is the result; or should the ferry be overcrowded the same result  follows.' Wo venture to say that, while convenient, it is true,  that the present schedule of the ferry has cost the farmers of  Matsqui and the fruit growers of Mission City many thousands  of dollars during the last few years in lost time. This would not  be the case if there were a bridge across the Fraser.  <13������ HASTINGS Street, \V.  (Over C.P.R. Tit-lc.   &  Tol'.  Ollloiia)  VANCOUVKll - RC.  It ia iilwiiys well to write or phone  for  appointments -  . armtmnra  L DASHWOOD-JOHES  BARRISTER  and   SOLICITOR  309 Rrgars Rldg. Vancouver  Counsel, J. Milton Price.  ��������� J.. H. JONES  Funeral- Director''  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  t "  When you answer the telephone; you are courteous in  your answer. If you are answering a business telephone,  however,' it would be more courteous if-instead of, saying  "Hello", you announced the, name of the firm or department. One greets another on the street with '.'Hello", but  then one sees the other and there is no need to'announce  the person speaking.- On the telephone it; is' different.  You anticipate what a person wants rto know when you  reply to a call, "This is Hoe & Company, Mr. Blank speak-  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.  nimminniinQniii^iniiiiniS.Qjifrj  nuiimiiiLimjiiuiimnuB;  For a Gcod Smoke Try  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGAR S.  B.   C.    CIGAR    FACTORY  WILBERG  & WOLZ, PROF-b  EW WESTMINSTER.  B.   C.  Owing to tho confusion m mail  orders of this medicine we are advancing the price from $5.20 to $5.50  rand paying'an charges. This will  give our many customers quicker  service.  Sole   Manufacturers  MRS. GEO. S. ALMAS  521   'Itfi  Avenue,  North,  .Snskat'ooon  Wm, Atkinson  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock   Specialist, o  Now is the proper time , to look  over your stationery for the-year and  order.     Paper is going up. in price. ���������  2."f years arnontf Uie Stockmen of  the l<Ya..ser Valley. Am familar  with the different breeds of live  stack and their values. '  Address   all   communications  Box 34 Chilliwack, B. C '  to  The Munroe Doctrine Xoi Recognized   Not having signed the peace treaty the United States has  lost a grand opportunity of having the European countries and  the world recognizing the Munroe Doctrine. This seemed to be  a veiy important matter with the people of the United States at  different times in the past. The time may come when it would  have been highly important to have had the European countries  committed to the Munroe Doctrine. The opportunity seems lost  now*.  Changing the Road Systems���������  The Mission and Maple Ridge councils are both talking of  making changes in the method of procuring better results in-the  building of roads. One man with a gang of men is to have  charge of the spending of the municipal money, but the farmers  ot each district will have the opportunity, when the gang comes  to their place on road, of working, but cannot as in the past delay  the work until such time as they are real good and ready This  ���������will undoubtedly be watched by the other municipalities, and if  it works well will undoubtedly be adopted.  Want a Large 'Number of Residences   Everywhere throughout the Fraser Valley there is lack of  .house accommodation, now that the war is over and increased  work going on. Mission City has long had a dearth of houses  Abbotsford has it is reported at the present time applications for  some fifteen houses toaccommodate the families of men who expect to work on the Sumas Dyking scheme. Transient busings  like this is good for any small town and some scheme should be  adopted to relieve the situation. People who once live in the  .small towns get a much better impression of the country and is  .m education of the possibilities of tilling the soil, especially dur-  ��������� ng these times of the IT. C. of L.  .  . .  Chevrolet "Baby Grand" (Model IKK)] ������ar '  a \  b-rt.  LES  aOIAHHS  U]  Y  GRAND"  (Model FB)  URING GAR'   ;  Some say it is the beauty of its streamline  design that makes the hew Chevrolet  "Baby Grand" Touring Car so appealing.  Others are equally enthusiastic over its  mechanical perfection, the deep, wide dedts  and roomy body. But all agree that it is a  car of unusual merit and well worthy of  bearing the name "Chevrolet"        .'���������',.  If you want an automobile that you can  take genuine pride in owning-���������one that is  economical to operate and dependable for  all needs���������you should inspect this new  Chevrolet model. It is a car that leaves  little to be desired at a price that pleases:  CHEVROLET and DODGE AGENTS  ission City  ���������*>  >��������� ������'���������  &" ������  fe.  .  a  K THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE TITRKK  rlfZSSS  SfSS*"���������MW,iS  ">  n adv. m  paper finds the  "&  iii  *  Letter  Heads  Bill  Heads  Envelopes  Statements  Posters  Shipping  Tags  Visiting  Cards  rLtCe  Hac,  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     v/ho  spends his   money in  s own  provmc  e.  >bb Printing  This office is equipped with  an assortment of type as  paper that will insure a perfect and artistic piece of work.  Dodgers  Loose  Leaves  Invoices  Price  Lists  nvitations  eceipts  Circulars  Mi  Tickets  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 arid you will invariably  find that it is the product of  this  office.     The  intelligent  siness Men, Farmer and  Fruit Grower alike demands  and receives  &" .;.  ���������*��������� V*  Hub s  1  DENTIST  P-������p.U3??W   WILS0^ ������M>CK -Mission City,  SPECIALTY���������Crown und Bridge Work  Platemaking by Dr. Hall's (of Chicago) method  Extractions, using Somnoform. (French)    system  stead of Gas. ���������  Special attention given to Pyonhora Cases.  OPEN EVENINGS. ' . - - ���������  B. C.  in-  SPECIAL COCKREL SALE  Of Bradwell's Quality Rhode  Island Reds'  hnI*Pho\i0^,'iing ti0r ^ "eXi TEN D"AYS 20 splendid early  hatched GockerelsTlarge, healthy, vigorous fellows with  lots of pep, color and type, at only $8 each; three for $20.  FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.    Better . order   direct  irom this adv. and save disappointment. , .  -  Satisfaction guaranteed on every sale.  T. BRADWELL  MATSQUI HOTEL  MISSION CITY  B V ELECTIONS ILLEGAL  ill  t Lions -is more confusing, for no-per-  Ottawa,   Jan. ' 12.-Legal   opinion ' f������n ,fected ^e^its provisions r is  .       ,   opirnon , legally entitled ttf.slt in the house of  He is liable to .heavy pen-  differs  as- to the status  of existing  ^mmonB  election acts of Canada and rumor  [ has been rife as to-the probability of  a new ' franchise measure being  brought down during the coming session of parliament.  It is contended that whatever may  be the desire or intention of the government in the matter, the temperance' forces may demand a new. act,  for should a vote be taken in any of  the provinces for provincial-wide. proT  ihibition under the amended Scott Act  before tlie repeal of the War Time  Election act, the vote (being a..federal one,) would.have to be taken under the terms of the act.  This, however, is not the only  question that conies up in this regard. In the opimon of Alexander  Sinilli,  barrister of Ottawa, and pro-  alties if he does, for the war is still  en in a few countries.  The by-elections could have taken  place under the War Time -Elections  act. ... .: .    ���������  Dewdney Doings  vis-  bably oiie.oj" the best authorities in  Canada on electoral laws, anyone elected under the by-election act of  19.19 is not entitled to sit in parliament, and if ho does so. ho is liable  Lo  heavy penalties.  Mr. Smith .sets forth his views as  follows..  Section  one of tlie War Time 151-  lectlons  act states  that  the said  act  J is to be in force "during tho present  war   and   until   demobilization   after  the conclusion of peace."    The last  sentence of this act declares that the  Dominion   Elections act  1916,  as. a-  mendod  by  the War Time Elections  act,   "Is   for  the period  of  the  war  deemed amended."  ^    The   Dominion     By-elections     act  19.19 makes no reference whatsoever  to the'War Time Elections act, but it  distinctly  states  in   the  last  section  'that  "in  case of such a by-election,  'Chapter 20  of the acts of 19IS, an  act to confer the electoral franchise  upon women, shall not apply.' '  Section two of the Women's Franchise act provides that the said act  shall be read with the Dominion Elections act 1906 and the War Time  Elections act 1917.  The By-elections act 1919 does not  in any way profess to amend, supercede or repeal the War Time Elections act, but the government a faw  months ago passed an order-in-coun-  cil to the effect that for the purposes  of this act the war was to be consid������  ered over.  War in an actual existent state of,  things is a fact in itsself and the  order-in-council is but. a subterfuge.  War was on in many countrlesinl917  ceased in all of them and has peace  been declared with all of these countries? If so, and if demobilization is  complete, then the By-elections act is  effective, but otherwise it is not. The  result of this confusion is that should  a vote be asked for any of the provincial legislatures for provincial-  wide prohibition, that vote would, as  the law now stands, be under the  War Time Elections act.  The effect, however, of the by-elec-  Mr.   Dougal  McDonald'��������� was' a  tor to the coast on Saturday.  Construction of the new 'bridg2 a-���������  cress  the  canal  at  Dewdney" Pumps  "ias just begun.     With "Mr. Jobn'Mc- ".  Kamoy, government    road    superin-  tandent and crew on the' job. .  Percy Davis was on business to the  -oast Thursday ol' la:-.t weak.  Mr. Glon Cox spent Sunday of last  week with his'parents here.  Mr. W. G. f-iairsine and j family  have moved from their property here  rind will reside with Mr. J-Iairsines :  brother Tor the time being. Mr. Hair- :  ���������3inc has sold his ranch through tho  Soldiers' Setlemont Board to Mr.  Harry Skipper who wi Intake immed-  "alo possession. i ;f - i ������������������#!���������������������������������  Mr.   Cyril  and   Miss'Ceeial   Foiey   ���������  aro spending a few days of this week'  at the coast cities.  Ifay baling is nearing its end for  this season.  Mr. H. Frederickson's outfit has  pulled, into the last and largest job  in the district that of Mr. Hamilton  Reade's.  CORRESPONDENCE  Sir:  Now that the nominations are over  and the council for 1920 practically  elected 1 would remind them of tho  pledge given boys that went to t'ue  front. The council has the gift of  various offices, the Clerkship, Collector and Assessor, municipal constable and Collector of Road Tax.  The ratepayers would* like'to see  these offices filled by returned boys:  We would  also     recommend    the  newly elected School Board to engage  the services of a returned bey as-secretary to the School Board.  Yours,  F. A.  E.  VERCHERE.  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Delicious "Fruft Laxative'" can't harm  tender little Stomach, Llvei% . ., .  and Bowele.  Look at the tongue, mother! If  coated, your little one's stomach, liver  and. bowels need cleansing at once.  When, peevish, cross, listless, doesn't  sleep, eat or act naturally, or is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad; has sore  throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a  teaapoonful of "California Syrup of  Figs," and in a few hours all the foul,  constipated waste, undigested food and  sour bile gently moves out of its little  bowels without griping, and you have a  well, playful child again. Ask your  druggist for a bottle of "California  Syrup of Fige," which contains full  directions for babies, children of all ages  and for growa-up, PAGE FOUR  THE   ABBOTSFORD   POST,   ABBOTSFOIID,  **^m,"f{*n/TY*J riYi'rWf 1  THAN TilliJ BEEF, POItK, VEAL aud other Fresh Mca<s-  Purchased from  WHITE &��������� CARMICHAEL _    ���������  Successors to C. Sunnier  CilVliJ UL! A TRIAL KOIl'A MONTH AND 13IT2 CONVINCED  Abbotsford, B.C.  !  TAYLOR & HUMPHREY  (hale Henderson ,& Taylor)  (JlVI!i.i<h\(Jh\i4KJtS & SUI1VEVORS  Box 11  Abbotsford, II. 0. Phone 3LX  ' TO ivi<:i\'T���������A thoroughly ecjuip-i  ' pod Hiniill creamery. Nominal Itont  !,Apply ��������� E-parvow's Peed Store, Ah-  /botsford, H.  C.  Your   Buildings  against   Eire.     Because   rebuilding  costs  cent,  more  limn  a  few  years  ago.    Yet   Insurance  rates  increased.  I  II..0. HARTLEY, Abbotsford,  I'f.'{nrNo:it:ns;  Hom'd  Companies  Only  100  iiave  c.  per  not  ii iiiiiiiiiiiii i m i  ������*v^-^ s/,-^^/S  CORRESPONDENCE  Mission, B.  C.  January 8th,  1920. ''  Dear  Editor and Public:  T under si ami that annual meeting  of the Fruit aud Mercantile Exchange  will be held on 14th instant at Hatzic Hall.  . How much this organization will  benefit for tliose "who grow berries,  surrounding district of Mission and  Hatzic, are far beyond my power to  express. Without this corporation,  nobody can assure our safety from  starva'tion, owing to.the present high  prices of commodity and maximum  cf labour wages, at least we shall be  enslaved under fearful  hand of cap-  iUil.  Fortunately, those gentlemen who  have sympathy for fruit growers have  organized the corporation and invited  us to join.  How can we refuse or hesitate for  the invitation? We all decided to  come'under the flag of the Fruit and  Mercantile Exchange.  The birth of this organization was  given last spring so that she is very  young, hot more than one year old.  But already' shown us her ability at  last season, and we can expect more  coming season.  One thing I wish to the corporation  is that every officer should remember  that ho is a protector of fruit growers.    Then,   there  is   no   doubt,   but  ! WANT1CO���������A reliable active man  to contract for the exclusive Ioca>  selling agency of a well advertise.!  patented article.    Small capital    ro-  , quired, to establish profitable business. Reply P. 0. Box 1271, Victoria,  B. C- n28  cue way to the success.  If the editor would permit mc to  wrilo'.-i little more at tills occasion  for introducing of our Japanese Farmers' Association, 1 am nothing but  a member aforementioned, so that  flic following is only niy personal  opinion.  This Japanese Farmers' Association is established just because the  most oi' us are unable to command  English language No other reason  which necessitates us for forming our  own association.  I  am  sure all of us have a  mind  to   live  cur   lives here  in   this country,  so  that,  wc aro always- striving  to learn your manners, customs and  education    Our children .are attending  to  tho public schools  or higher  one, while young boys study English  at home or at private night schools.  In near future, I believe we do not  require  our  own  association  of the  present   because   coming   generation  could   adopt   English   for  their  own  language just as so well as English  speaking nation.  Thanking'in advance to Mr. Editor  wiih anticipation of giving  this letter a space of your precious paper.  Yours very truly,  S. KUWAKARA.  A HAPPY FAMILY  is always found where Albert Lee's Bread  is delivered daily. Mother has more time to  attend to her other duties, if she don't have  to bake bread twice a week, and with  the present high price of coal father always smiles when he sees the. coal ' bin  'lasting out/ or not so much wood to pay  for.  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  twrggfrngjW  a=s=  &>  ti������  ���������?^  See me now about that Insurance  i     ll \I     A o^������ I -ill     J���������J  I have a large and^splendicl supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale-at lew p>ices.  Finest quality.  A: McCal  Abbotsford  ^v  J!JL'JiL*1.  Canada-is par Golf,  ??  avs L-fia?  Er -.  ���������"!���������*������ T^:T ."^m  .���������3\     ���������*���������-.    4-t  exanciria  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M-   MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON. B   C.  CHEAPE  "Canadian golfei-3 arc hr-.rd to  beat, but Canadian hospitality win-  not be beaten," declared Chark:;  ("Chick") Kvan.v Jr., -amateur an<I  t>pen champion sol Coi of the United  Sures. after he luut returned from  the Hamilton and yc-a'-h-orou.;!! ���������'!:iif  Clubs. Canadian experts in tho.-:e  clubs hud compelled him to play his  best to win, and th.cn both clubs bad  made him a life member. Ca.nr.da,  in my opinion," ho added, "is par  golf."  Abou! the third wee!; in June  Evans hopes to make'hia fifth trip to  Canada to play for tho benefit of the  Canadian Red Cross. Other nolod  frolfers who may mo a!on?? are  Francis Ouimc-t, Jerome D. Travers  and John 0. Anderson. The cities  visited will be Montreal, Ottawa, St.  Andrews-by-the-Soa   and   Toronto.  Canada has a r.frine of wall-  planned   golf   coursss from the At  lantic to the Pacific.- ranging from  soas'de links at St. Andrews-by-lhe-  Sea on tiie L.-.y cf i'..ndy to i'.c.  Hanff Springs C-jU Cub, Alberta,  where the go'for- c.n p'..;.y Irs geme  at an altitude of n;a:-ly a V:v\o.   Go-  match against the United States  Seniors, will defend the cup in a-return neJch at Ap-awamia Golf Club,  live, N.Y.  -���������Chcmp'on  Crrns has a very high  e-'n.-icn cf Cr^rid'p.n coif courses, and  ins   Earth or   west  he  ce.n  p'ay    the   of the Hamilton C^lf   a:;.d    Country  Vancouver ��������� and Victor'a golf 'cli-bs  where ihz ak!Uid> Is rot f.-.r above  the sen and where the golf :.' r.rp can  p'ay the royal p.v.d ,;'.ri.cic-.'.t game  every month i.i Ihe twelve, because  tlie Jr.pan current deer -e;< that tl:c.re  shall be no "winter killed" greens.  This  year will   be the  great e. : )r)  the history of Canada and the United  Stales so far as r.ite,"r:,e.Uor.:j,l golf ���������;���������?.  en'-r-orncd. T-n ri ("'������������������..-vvda'.-. hrr-'  golfers will play r.3i:".';(. t^n cf Ihe  best from the United S'atc-s at the  Hamilton Golf ar.d Country Club,  Hamilton, Ontario, on July 25th, and  tho Canadian Seniors, who won the  Duke   of   Dcvou.shirc'3   Cup   ia   a  Club in particular. "This club," he  states, "is one cf the very best links  in North America. It 'swings -well/  and is a thorough test of golf."  Tho- St. Andrews-Algonquin Golf  Club r.t St. Andrews-by-the-Sca is  r,n 18-holc links, G,000 yards in  length,, and LLcre is also a 9-hole  links near-by. The long course resembles some of the best seaside  inks of S..ofiand. Tcront.o, Montreal,  3ucl.ee, V.'hn'ijK-g. Ce.'gfiry, Victoria  -nd Vancouver are all great golfing  cenicrs. /t the Lianff i-lprirgs Golf  Club c:i "The Roof cf the World."  the rolf is orcellent and ihe scenic  surrounding u;;2uri>r.a:id in beauty.  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when the family is on an amusement jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes all advertising  outside of newspaper advertising.  '/Ytf/W/Y������ *  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  3H  i'i  i%4  <


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