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 1 i\   '  f? '"lit������.  t<fl  Voi,  XXII.  No.  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star'  4B-B0TSF0RD, B, C/'FRIDAY, JULY  1, 1921.  $1.00 per Year   ; ik---; r ������������������1   MATSQl'l W.  TME PIONEER STORE  1::  $OTJ)S  FLOWMil SHOW  Agents For:  Royal Househo  iwiiwiwMJiJiMW'iwj'w*^1*'  i  The Best on the Market  R. Desmazes  Tel  16  Tho Matsqui .Women's Institute  hold its annuaU-I'lowor show last  Saturday.   " The-iuky  was .ono  of the  U'gO  number  Uie    lioutif ul  is the lif't of  finest and a' very I  turned out to,;enjoy  flowers. The following  prize' winners:-    ,f  CIjASS l'..,K08JSS ONLY   , .  "   Section 1.���������Beat individual rose���������  1, Mrs. Frlpp.'" ��������� -'  2, Mr.  Dwyor.    *.*'  Section  2���������Uqu.L  I, Mrs.  Fripp.  .  IMIMHOSSIVK  CEKRMONY  AT SCHOOL CLOSING  gramme,  after  was sung, and  pronounced  by  Following  is  which  the    Doxology  the  Benediction     was  Kev.' W.  Robertson,  (he    dedication  a el  and  The closing exercises of the Superior School were held on Friday morning  last.    The children . were nearly  all present, except a few    who  ������ -���������-       ���������-���������        tfibute fc0 ,he mBm  ill  The teachers, trusteeb and a laige  ���������������-���������-*.  and friends    at  dress road by  Uccvc McCallum'  prepared  liy Principal Lundie:  "This  flag  i^  raised at  half-mast  ;*     white  roses-  Abbotsford Auction Market  Owing to oilier business I will hold lhe sales of  -the Abbotsford Auction   Market every  fourth  Saturday instead of every other Saturday,    lhe  next sale'will be on July 9. . -   ������  ALAN M. BROKOVSKI  ,.  '   ^ . ^      AUCTIONEER -     , .. ._  OfficeNextMcMee's Stable"    ' c       P. o: Box 94  i,  2,  1,  2,  1,'  2;  ���������1.  2/  I.  2,  Section  a'---Heist' o  rod roses���������  Mrs.   Hinkling.'.  Mrs.  Fripp.   " '.'  Section 4���������Bent 3 .yellow roses���������  Mrs. Fripp.     i ���������  Mr. Uwyer.   ..-,'.'  Section G���������Befel 3  pink  roses- -  Mrs. Hickling;  Mrs. Machill.-  Scction G���������Bc'iit collection of roses  Mr. Dwyer.     ���������'���������  Mrs." Fripp.   '-.    ,  Section 7���������Best display ot roses���������  Mrs. Fripp-.'-.���������:���������  Mi*. Dwyer.-   ..  .Section 8���������Best  display climbers  Mrs. James:'*.v   .   ,  ' Mrs. Hickling:  Section 9���������Best, display moss roses  Mrs.  Millar. '���������   ,        '���������,    '  Section .lO���������Itcst corsage bouquet.  Mrs'. James."  ICE CREAM  PARLORS  Now open for business carrying a full line of  Confectionery and Tobaccos.  When in town //���������// a dish of our Ice Cream, in  the old Post Office building.  r    . : \CG&ASS ii."���������     *; ���������  ,,''  "' Best "pansy���������- '-"-'  --/- - *--���������** .-.*v-  1, Mrs. Millar: ������������������, Mrs.-Noble.  -Best six pansies���������  1. Mrs. Millar;* 2, Mrs'. Noble;  Best display of pansies���������  1. Mrs. Millar; 2, Mrs. Noble;  Best display, poppies���������  1.  Mrs'.  Hickling;   2,     Mrs.     Cruickshank.  Best display of iris-  number of parents  (.ended.  Promptly at ll a. in.'the principal, Mr.' G'. A. Lundie, called the  meeting to order with the chairman  of lhe" School Board, Mr. N. T. Hill,  in the chair. With him on Lhe plal.-  forni were the trustees, teachers  and others who were to take part in  the programme, which was .as follows: The Lord's Prayer, led by  Kev. W. Robertson; principal's ���������welcoming address by Mr. 0. A.>.undio;  raising of flag to half-mast in honor  of tho men who had made, the -.supreme sacrifice, by Master Clare  Yarwood: reading of the dedication  of -the flag, by lleove Alexander McCallum of MutBciui, followed by one  minute of science; noising of the flag  to the top of 'the pole where it. was  saluted by all; singing of the National Anthem; patriotic address by Capl  "Whitchelo, on behalf of the G. W. V.  A".  On return ins to the platform  Captain Victor liarrowav, it. G. A.,  was called upon to read I lie ' pri*/.o  essav which, had been wrilt.cn by  Edwin Webster. The prize, had been  donated by the G. W. V. A. Cant.  Harroway supplemented his address  with some short incidents of the  war.- This.was" followed by the dis-'  tributidn of thcG. W. V. A. prizes by  Captain' Whitchelo.- .The chairman made a. happy specuh. to which  Mr. Lundie replied, ahso in a happy  manner: Mr. McCallum moved a  vote of thanks to the -chairman and  to those who took    part in the pro-  ory of our immortal brothers-- .who  offered up., their lives in the Great  War, that we might be forever free.  'We, Abbotsford children, will ever  revere their memory and show our  gratitude by unswerving loyalty to  our King, the PJmpire and this Can-  .,d(,���������the land' we love. Wo will be  faithful in our school duties.-- ������nd  try in every way to grow up .into  such good citi'/ens (hat Canada may  Lib proud of us."  ��������� Tho Hiiklrcn th<**n raised their  hands and said, "we promise," after  which there wns a  minute's silence.  Afterwards the chairman suggested that thus excellent adds-p:-.:* prepared 1)-*- the prinoii-.fil should be print-  px1 and framed and placed in a conspicuous place in the school house.  \i-nY^\Tf-;sTynr***PF;n to  N'COMTJN  (.From  the  SUT'L'J JiltS  Fi-naer  Valler  Uecorrl >  NEW WESTMINSTER, Ji'''*"' 29:���������At  n mcciiiig or the Now W-wtmiiiKLnr  Hoii rd of T ra do a few day. ago.'fnl-  inwiuir m* suggestion by Mr. O. O.  Uuch'inan. a guest at lhe meeting,  lite secretary was inslruol.'-d to write  the Mission Board of Trade offering  the help cf this organization. to-  ���������v?'-ds protecting the-people of Nic-  o'mon Jslau'd Trout si repetition-oH.hcIr  My Re (roubjes .in   the future  Servicer*'-will bn .held in St. M.'iUi-  owV Anglican Church at Ahbofsford  evcry'Sunday night at 7.IS0. fJ.ov. T.  15. Rowe,  vicar.  J. K. FRASER  Proprietor  PRIZM WINNK11S OP THR  SUPERIOR   SCHOOL  Mr������.  Best  Mrs.  Best  Mrs.  Best.  Mrs:  Best  1, Mrs.  Best  1. Mrs  1,  White;   a. Mrsr HickWug.  display  of  nasturtiums���������  Kutllul'f: 2. Mrs..Page,  display  lillies���������  AVhitc:   2.  display  columbine���������  White; ,2, Mr. Punier,  display   snapdragons���������  Brooks; 2, Mrs. I-lickling.  display peonies���������  Cruickshanks;  2, Mrs'. Hick  The full list of prize winners at  ihe Abbotsford high school and public school has been announced, a:  well aa the leading students in each  division.    The list is as follows.  High school, senior dept.���������Firs'  prize for proficiency in English htcr  ature, Latin and French. Mr. kne T.  'Weir's special prize, Miss' Evelyn McMenemy; prize for botany, French  and proficiency. Mr. E. Webster-  special prize, Clare Yarwood: G.w  V A. prize essay, Edwin Webster;  prizei n chemistry. Elsie McPhee:  prize in geometry and algebra, James  Pernoski.  High school, junior���������The chaii-  man's special prize, Laurie Coogan  and Jessie Duncan; prize for attendance and algebra. Cecil Yarwood.  Rolls of honor���������Proficiency, Evelyn  McMenemy  and  Clare Yarwood.  Deportment, Minnie Austin.    Attendance.',!. Wevurski    and    Cecil    Yarwood. ���������.,',,",  Division   II.���������Captain- Whitchelo s  -special prize for first rank In general  proficiency,   Margaret.     McCrimmorr  second rank. Mary    Milliard;     principal's special  prize, Jessie    Coogan:  neatest    books'.    Muriel    McCallum:  reading, entrance, May Stady;    read  ing, Junior !X.  Eva  Ware:  arithmetic,   Naomi   McPhee:   writing,   Ruth  Oiscn;  spelling,  Revel 'Salt;   history  Harry  Taylor;      geography,     Isabel  Brokovski; drawing, Irene King.  Rolls of honor���������Proficience���������-Mar-  -raret McCrimnion; deportment, John  Weston: regularity and punctuality  Harold McMenemy and Ruth Olsen.  Division III.-���������Mrs. J. A. McGow-  ait's special prizes, A class,    Leonard  Cruthers; B. class, Robert Baker; C  class. Charles Wevurski; Dominion  Day essay, Ella Cruthers, special G.  W. V. A. prize; best f\t of books, A  class, Doris Walters; B class, Phyllis  Whitchelo; C class, Elsie Stady;  greatest progress during the term,  Clifford Weston; best speller. Edward Bedlow; best writer, Naomi  Matthews:   best drawer,  Kondo.  Rolls of honor���������Proficiency, -Leonard Cruthers; deportment, Jennie  Good; regularity and punctuality,  Emma Wevurski.  Division IV., senior class���������First  rank in proficiency, also G. W. V. A.  prize, Edwin Webster; spelling contest and general proficiency, Mr. E.  Webster's prize, Richard Milliard;  arithmetic and general proficiency,  Charles Milliard and Bertha McKen-  zic; neatest set of books, Eva Cruch-  nrtf: deportment and general proficiency. 1-fclonic Wystrom; deportment,  ���������Fred Brokovski.  Junior class���������First rank in proficiency, Dorothy Taylor; proficiency  'hromrhout term, Bobby Webster;  proficiency and .-best set-of books.  Camillo Swauson; first rank in arithmetic, Win. Per/oski: arithmetic and  spelling, Marie Moret; regularity,  '������������������.nnctiiality and general proficiency,  Kathleen     Vanetta;     spelling.  Peter  Pernoski. '     .    .      .  Rolls'"!' -honor���������Regularity     and  punctuality.   Kathleen   Vanctte;   pro-  icioncy. Dorothy Taylor; deportment.  Fred   Brokovski.  Division V.. First' reader���������Best  term's work, Vera Bedlow, Hdza  Kondo, Kenneth Shore, Sadie Groat,  Georgia .Coogan. Colina Rowles, Violet Rucker and George Duffy.  Second Primer���������Best term's work,  Marim-i", Weston.   Kondo.    Gcr-  ���������,,ld '    Thornwaito,'    Stanley     Prasil-  ling.  Best   display  canterbury   bells���������  1., Mrs.   Hickling;   2.  Mrs.   Brooks.  Rest display sweet peas���������  1.  Mr.   Hockling.  CI/ASS   Ml. OHlTiDRKN  Best nature ferns���������  1, C. Telford:  2, E. White.  Best   wild   flowers���������  I. E. Hill: 2. E. White-  ' Rp.st  collection  of  grasses���������  1    E. White:  2, C. Telford.  CLASS   IV.   ISPKOIALS  Best-hououet in Institute colors���������  Mrs. Cruickshank;  2, Mrs. Millar,  decorated   tables���������  Cooper;  2,  presentation bouquet���������  James;  2. Mrs. Millar,  house   plant���������  Shone;  2, Mrs. Richmond,  cut flowers���������  Millar; 2, Mrs. James.  Sweet peas���������  1.  Best  1, Mrs.  Best  Mrs.  Best  Mrs.  Best  Mrs'.  Best  1.  1,  1.  1  Mr. Hockling; 2, Miss Cornwell.  liosl   KDi-ini:  vegetables���������  Brooks.  Wild   Flowers'���������  White;  2, Mrs. Millar.  table  bouquet���������  Cruickshank;  2, Mrs, Millar  idrSummer Clearance  COMMENCING, MONDAY, JULY 4th  Every article reduced in most instances to  below pre-war prices. . ���������  STRAW HATS���������Men's, Boys' and Ladies  at half price.  Ladies' House Dress from ^i.ov  Girls' Black and White Stockings   .  from 2fcl^  PIC-NIC BASKETS, THERMOS Bottles at  Clearance Prices.  Canvas and Tennis  Shoes at  low prices.  "TlNOLEUM^ECIAL   CLEAN-UP AT,   PER  SQUARE YARD   *2-^  ridiculously.  Mrs  Best  Mrs  Best  , Mrs  Slater    and   ''Leslie  oski,  Margaret  Groat. -���������-.' '  ���������  Rolls of honor���������Proficiency, Vera  Bedlow; regularity, Stanley Prasil-  aski;  deportment-. Ualp Fountain.  First Primer���������Commended, Ralph  Fountain, Caroline Leary. Junior  Duffy, Gordon Hay. Franklin White.  Colin Emmerson, Connie Keith, Mar-  arot Irvine. Andre DcsMazes, Ruddy Fhellcy. DoUy Conway, Victor T ay  lor Lillian Coi.iJ.ts. Schclma ychluter.  Ethel Johu'r'on, Burlina Sinclair  and   Boran   Hay.  Canned Corn {9f  5c  Tbore's  s'-.fpfy  ives  excepted.  in     nu tubers���������two  Refugee Beans, 2 for  Fly-Pads at .,..  Lime Juice, per bottle .. .-..��������� ..������������������������������������ ���������:������������������'������������������ ��������� ���������'  Welch Grape Juice, a bottle ������������������������������������-������������������ ���������  Canned .Raspberries, regular 55c for..  All Sale Goods are for Cash Only  SHilLLV'S  1XXXX Hnad  Vrcsli Daily  C  each  35c  .. 30c  35c  W'ti Handle  Limited  THE STORE Ol? QUALITY  Farmers'   Pli<*ne   tl������07 *������A.Gfl TWO  .THE ABBOTSFORD POST  \.t-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  Member of the Canadian Weekl y    Newspapers',  Association.  JUNE  3f.   1921  The Vancouver Sun would appear  to have our, premier guessing these  days. Our reason for saying this is  that Mr. Oliver is continually writing  to the daily-press. It shows a great  weakness on his part to take such undue notice of what is being said for  or against him or his government.  But believe us. this paper is not worrying about the unhappy days of our  provincial government, because wc  never did believe in John Oliver at  any time in his career during the past  decade or more. Me has been looked  upon as wanting in that great <iuali(y  of being constructive in his ideas,and  it is our bliqf that the day is not far  distant when the people of this province will rise and record their vote  against a government that has. no!  carried out its'promises about greater  production, colonization and placing  .people on the land; its promises of  RETRENCHMENT and REFORM;  its abolition of 'the'Patronage system  to say nothing about the pruning of  the Civil Service, and a few oilier  thin res.  Before Ihe last election the groat  cry .was that the government did not  have pnough, publicity 'from the papers of the'province: and only recently the government is accused of  purchns-ing a daily paper in the city  of Vancouver for ' the purpose nr  doubt of defending the government's  action But only a few days ago we  find that 'he premier denies that he  authori/.ed a certain explanation as  given'in the Vancouver World. Verily that paper will have one fine time  defending the Oliver government  unless it gets closer to the workings  of the government, and that at the  present stage would be extremely  dangerous.  We are beginning to think that the  Vancouver Sun will put Oliver on the  hike prettv soon, as it has in ordinary  everyday words 'got him 'buffaloed.'  right now.  at the time of purchase. This would  ippcar (o have a very importnt bear-  ,ng on the .matter. If by purchasing  ..he warehouse the government hoped  *.o save money over and above the  alternative'of rental'and interest, a  thorough investigation of tiie proper-  y value may well have resulted in a  ;lill Curl her saving for taxpayers.  The newspa pipit   I heir   last   nice  ���������:ouvor, elected as  Lroaijiirer,  Mr.  J.I.  l weekly)' of   ft.  C.  ting   held   in   Van-  their    seor.efary-  M.  Walker, of the  Endcrby Commoner, and there is no  reason to think otherwise (ban (hat  they made an excellent choiec, as he  's right in the game right up lo his  **ars and is one. of the buiiiesf little  editors in the province. He is editor  reporter, linotype operator, make-up  ��������� nan, devil and a few of the other  things', around a printing office in a  small.town.' He is sincere and energetic in his work and is in his district,  is considered a successful newspaper  man, many people enjoying his remarks from week to week. We make  this explanation, because lust, week  we stole a, piece from his paper for  our own ami may do so again, hut we  .vanf our readers to know (hat. when  so we arc quoting from a pa-  ist bought enough  newspaper men of  io appointed  to one  do  ve  ���������ler whose editor  of by the weekly  the province to  I  British Columbia was one of the  first provinces to extend .to woman  the right to vote; British Colubmia  voters were, among the first to elect  a woman to the legislature; British  Columbia was the first province in  the Dominion and probably in the  British Empire to honor its government with a cabinet minister's position by elevnting its lady member to  that post: and now comes the word  that the women of Canada want to  have women in the senate. The senate includes men who have made  their mark in politics, especially in  the opinion of the government or  party who appoints .them. It is a  party   appointment.  As much as the people of British  Columbia would like to see its woman member of parliament appointed  to tho senate of Canada, we believe  they must wait until such time a?  a Liberal government is in power at  Ottawa.  ��������� It is not certain that, the constitution of Canada would not have to be.  amended in order, that a woinar  could sit there. The phraseology of  the British North American Act takes*  for granted that onlv men are legislators. And there have been many  changes in Canada since 18(17. Since  that time women have the right te  vote, thev sit in the provincial I<���������������������������.**is-  latum and there is a woman member  in the BriHgh House of Commons and  the e^nstitutional difficulty, if any  could be easily made right, so that a  woman wouVl sit among the gre-v  '-wise me-i al the hoad of our government���������the senate.  Premi'-r John Oliver gives out v  f I atom out in the Vane* over I -rov infill which he is credited with making  what is purp'oted to be an answer (/*���������  ehargos made by the Sun that the  Ca^Mibell warehouse deal was no:  mad'* in tho best interests of 11k  peopK says the Kamloops Standard-  /���������entinel  In his statement the Premier is alleged to have said that "I have carefully eons-'dered all information available in "respect to Ihe purchase by the  Lifiuor Hoard of the warehouse of the  Campbell   Storage  Company."  Observing further, the statement if  credited to the Premier in another  part wherein he is reported as saying:  "Prom the'standpoint "of whether  lhe purchase price was fair from  the present market, value of real  property I have no inf''*rmal.ion."  . The attitude of the Premier in re-  H|)"H to this .matter has been somewhat puzzling. Since1 the .affair was  first brought, to his attention it. would  appear that he has had ample time to  secure information on all salient  points in connection with the deal.  Just what occasioned the delay is interesting to the people. It would appear that such information was avail- \  able to any who had the proper credentials and facilities for procuring  it.  But the premier delayed   his answer and then after such delay openly admits he has not been  informed  as to the value of the real property   j  of the very important positions in the  3.' C. Weekly Association.  Now we are going to "swipe" another piece from his paper, and of  course he can't get real angry at us  after giving him such a. puff. Under  the heading of "Rollicking Rotaries'  he says, "Vancouverites have discovered the secret of getting things done  Their various Public Service Clubr  do things, and show others how to do  them, The Rotary Club, the Canadian Club, the Kiwanas, and other organizations of a similar nature, Lo  Things and there is an inspiration for  others in the way they do them.  "It was the pleasure of the delegates to the Provincial Weekly Press  Association Convention at Vancouver  'asl week to attend a, luncheon of the  lot a vy Club held in the Vancouver  Hotel last Tuesday, as guests of Mr.  Erank Burd, manager of the Vancouver Province.  Then and there these newspapermen discovered the secret of Vancouver's progress. It was an inspiration  to see those Rotarians do the thing.  Every two weeks or so they lunch together as a body and at those luncheons some question of vital local im-  ���������ortanco is taken up. Last week  they had before them the job of raising $;!(J00, to be' turned over to the  Vancouver Clinic for the purpose of  giving poor and needy, underfed and  underdeveloped school children of  the city an outing of two weeks' or  more at the beaches and in the mountains close bv^all under the supervision of trained nurses and medical  men.  Did they raise the three thousand?  "Rotarians," said the boss' Rotarian  "We need this money, or. the poor  children of Vancouver and the Clinic  need it. We are not questioning if it  can he raised. We want to transfer  it today from your pockets into the  pocket of public service. > It mean;  $ 1 6.50 apiece. Sign up."  10very dollar asked for was forthcoming and everybody went back (.'���������  business happy."  eggs in 104 days. In sections where*  a few years ago ten or a dozen eggs  a year from a hen were a rarity,  there are now hundreds that run to  from 153 to 250. In the Eastern  Townships, Que., 266 eggs have been  reached and from '150 to 200 is a  common record, in the Prairie provinces the Experimental Farms havo  reached high record. At Indian Head,  Sask., last year 105 pullets had air  average of 183.7. eggs, the highes'  being 292. At Agas'siz Experimental  Farm. 200 eggs are common and  from 250 to 270 are not rare. At  the Vancouver Island station 200 pullets gave an average of 195.97, 8������  going above 200. The high production of'300 "eggs in a year,has been  reached for one pullet. Hens ' that  cannot lay 200 in a twelve month arc  not wanted and no cockerel is retained unless his mother laid 250 eggs'ir  her pullet year. It" should be noted  lhal high class breeding stocks'and  eggs are available to the public from  the. Experimental Farms. - This opportunity is being* well taken advantage of, (he demand for .pedigre**  cool, erels, through which the best egg  laying results are obtained, far exceeding the supply.  Ed���������Experiment not sale is wha'  is really required from the Experimental Farms. Why should the gov-  opinion(. go into competition with the  people?  Telephone .Service Always Relied On  The telephone is one of lhe special factors of  everyday life. Jl heeds no barrier of inounlain  or waterway; , il is unmindful -of distance; il  spreads its network of communication throughout  the province. -  . Vou.takei for granted lhe service, the telephone  gives you; what science in construction has  created" and what" efficiency of workers has  maintained. By so- doing you offer a fine,  tribute to the organization which has created this  service.  \(l ISSIZ KKllKY.NOT  CAKKVINC'   .MOTOId' CARS  AGAS'SilX, June -23.���������The Agassiz-  '���������'oaedale ferry is again running bn'J  ;s carrying passengers' only. On  ���������oiint of the dangerous current,  boat is unable to tow '"  or vehicles.     For a   long  small  scow  there  ac-  the  the  time  h'RiriSH COLUMBIA 'TELEPHONE Co.  liu rwnjwgMwqa  - v.*^y*V *.--������'..',\.' V-"������  Wm. Atkinson   j  General Auctioneer and   Live (  Stock   Specialist.  has  been-need of a. larger outfit  which   would   he able  to  operate  without being at the mercy of high  wafers and strong winds', but in  spite of a longstanding promise for  better service-the government has  done nothing.  2J5  i, he  with  years among i-hc Stockmen   ol  "Fraser   Valley.     Am   lamilar  ihe ditl'erenL -brueds   of   live  stock and their values.  Address   all   communications    to  Box 34 Chilliwack, 11 C*  ' Become, a home-owner. It will  cost you more than rent, but you will  at  least be profiteering on  yourself.  EDMONTON  RECOGNIZING  BROOD  DISEASES OF   BEES  ���������Sl'AFLOWERS AS KIIjAGK  '"��������������������������� h -nteresf is being taken both  mi Canada and the United .States in  the value of sunflowers' as a silage  crop, particularly in dislricly where  corn is not a Yolia blo~ crop. Thr> claim  is' made thai sunflowers are;i hardier  crop than corn, withstanding both  both drouth and frost to a greater  degree. Insofar 'as the claims put  forth for sunflowers as a fpod for  cattle are virtually of recent origin,  experiments and investigation regarding them are particularly in an introductory stage. It is interesting to  note, however, that, an ami lysis of  sunflower silage .fed at an Idaho n-  grieullurnl experuiental station indicated that it compared favorably  with (/'oni silage. In Canada also  studies' of the rein-five: value of sun-  ���������'lowers and corn for silage purposes  suggest than in nutrition Micro is not  my great difference, although corn  s lo lie preferred, where It can be  ���������-leni.ifully and easily grown. Where  bis is not tho ca--*'*- sunflowers are  .n excel lent substitute.  When a hive of:?bees is examined  and something is- seen to be wrong  with the brood, close observation will  usually reveal the"trouble. ���������  The healthy bee .grub or larva lies  curled up in. its '..cell, plumb and  pearly -.white. ]'" If,^'scattered through  the brood-nest., there arc few or  many larvae that "have lost their  hape and become flabby, and appear  j's if they had beenj'm'elted, some turn  fug yellowish .or greyish, it is a case  ���������of European, foul'brood (melting  brood). The remedy is to unite the  weak colonics and replace the queens  with, young Italians .or resistant,  strain.  When a "healthy larva becomes  full grown, the cell containing it is  capped over . with wax. If, among  the capped cells some are seen to be  discolored or irregularly perforated;  American foul brood (ropy brood)  may be suspected and if, on opening  these cells, it is found that they contain a coffee-colored mass that will  rope out several inches on a match oi  tooth pick, there is no question about  it. The remedy for this disease is to  shake the bees into a clean hive fitted with foundation and" bury the  combs or render them into wax, disinfecting the interior of the hive with  a torch before it is used again.  If larvae are seen lying in the eel'  stretched out dead and darkened  with undamaged skin which wher  punctured lets out a watery curd, i'  is a case of sacbrood. . Nothing o?r '  be done for this disease, which usually soon  disappears.  .  Inexperienced observers are ap*  to be alarmed when brood \t.ha*  should he capped is seen to be un  covered, but this is nol a recognizee1  disease". It inay.be caused by pooi  ventilation, or if it runs in lines, h*-  wax moth larvae working on thr  comb.  Another needlessly alarming  sym  ptom is brood cast out of    the hive  Bees will do tins when the honey flo'  s  suddenly  checked,   thus   reducin  he    number of    mouths' to be    foe'  Drone  brood Is     frequently . treatc  this   way.     In     the     north     workr  brood is similarly dealt with af('*r t!  first severe- frost   that brings to    a  abrupt end the    heavy    late    hone  flow thai is a feature of much of Mi  north  country. --Dominion  Apiarist  EDMONTON, June 22.���������The 'first  car of California small fruit for the  season  arrived    this    morning  Car  on  to  arc  of Mississippi tomatoes arrived  Market. . Strawberries received  date with very few exceptions  entirely too green to have been shipped. Part, of car of Keatings and bust  car of Hatzic berries were the best,  .0 date. Lot of gooseberries have  been coming on this market. This is a  poor market for them and they are  being put out to trade-on 'consignment. Royal Ann and Bing, cherries  .n lug boxes coming in from .Lewis-  ton and Yakima. Local rhubarb  now on in abundance as are green  onions, radishes', lettuce* etc. Lots of  old potatoes still around, although  the farmers are not inclined to bring  nhem  in   at  prices  offered.  ^-iiiiiiuiTiiniTfiiiiiniiiiiiuiii'iiiiiS'  '((.ynnimnmmmiLU'n-ininiui}!  ���������   ������P  . H. JONES  FuncraP Dire < 1<)  AGENT   EOK    HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission CiTy  For   a Good SmokeTry  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  B , C.    CiGAR    FACTORY  WILBERG  &  WOL2.  PROPS  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  -.  Notary Public ���������-���������". .  *  " OFFICE  *   J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8601  P. O. Box 09  MISSION CITY, B. C  SERVICE  Made in Canada  NEARLY HALF A MILTON CHEVROLET  cars have been buiil and sold. Their reputation  for'efficient and economical service has gn.wn  as steadily as  has increased.  lhe number of Chevrolet owners  490 TOURING   CAR  $1060 F. O. B. Mission City  STUART MOTORS  DEVELOPMENT   r\'   P'OlTI/ritV  nilEEDING'  IS  NOTAHI/E  'lhe Experimental'farms of the dominion are doing some excellent'work  in poultry breeding. After four or  five, years, birds and strains have  been produced of exceedingly high  productive capacity., At Kentville,  NT. S. eleven breeding pens contain  birds that in their puliet year laid an  average of l!)7 eggs', the highest bird  laying 270 eggs in '12 weeks, At Hi is  station a Barred Rock millet laid 10 1  J'.IOATINC;  UEIMilES   USED  TO CUT PKlCEf  We are informed that A. B. Rlade  Vancouver, cut the , market pric  from $2.2H to $2.00 on receipt o  500 crates of Keating berries Thos-  are the finest berries grown in B. C  and (his cut will need explaining.  The first two cars of Keating berries arriving in Calgary sold at $3  per crate. ' Gordonhead" berries hav<-  not sold for less than $3.50 on the  prairie". We have taken this matter  up with 'Scott Brokerage, Winnipeg  The lack of co-ordination of all asocial ions' in an effort to secure fair  prices and good distribution is doing  serious injury to growers.  EVROLWT and DODO  Mission City, 13.  ���������j AGENTS  c. I  s������  akbotsfoM)" #orr  T,,  imported liEKitiES and  WHO  IS  BESPONSIBLE  W)R THEM  When B. C. berries commenced to  roll a week ago, your Market Commissioner interviewed Mr. S. S. Sav-  * age, an active member of the Calgary  pool of wholesale fruit'" men, and  placed before him the facts about the  B. C. strawberry crop, urging that  importation of the berries be stopped  owing to the .plentous supply from .B.  C. at a low price.  When the serious rains of Monday  and .Tuesday, last were reported here  and the berry loss at the Coast was  made known, it was    feared by    the  Calgary .jobbers 'that  a  scarcity     of  . berries     would     result.     Mr.  Savage  took (he  lead in  an effort (o secure  supplies  from  Green   Mountain.     We  are informed that alter a'meeting of  Ihe pool  this    course     was    decided  upon. ,   Your   Markets   Commissioner  got in (ouch wi(h 13. C. shippers    and  found that the rain was over and that  ��������� eight cars of 11; (.'..berries were rolling and   .immediately    informed Mr.  Savage  of  (.lie .fact.     Wo   have good  reason'  for   holie\ ing  that   (he  Spokane car was nol     con finned a'f  that i  .finio.'    The Spokane car''arrived  this  - morning, with     well  filled     bullocks  showing slifihi  mould, the homos are  generally    smalt,  not,     packed, ..and  dull in color.    This is a  clear e.a;-(* of  sending      12.���������KH)      Canadian      dollars  across  the   lino  (o  '���������well   the  adverse  trade   halancc, .   This   office;   has  applied  lo  (ho Collector of  Customs  lo  dumping  act.  in   this   in-  invoke   l  stance  The i 'altfury wholesale pool  ';��������� said  1,1 nf*"i<*:'������(. of'the following firms:  . \cmo   I'Viiif    Co.  MM'-bel.l   Eruit, Co.   '���������  P.   Burns   ������fc   Co.    ���������  Scott   Km it   Co.        \  Plunkelt ��������� &   Savage/  LOCAL   PRICK   LIST OX  EBU1T AND X'JiK.ETAUl.E  PAOfCAcros, :������i-,\v tts, iffjrf.  _  ./���������  , Berry  Crates and   Ua.skots  Lois 2������-r*00y.$22.7r-,per  100.  Ov'r.r ,100.  $20.75  per  100.  Tintops   (Nested")���������    ,  ' I.ofs'In 2,000.  $18.00  per   1000.  Ovi-r 2,000.  %U\J, pay m. ,  '   Ohe-iiy 'Ikivi's  IVop 'I 0 lb.  Box K.   |) ....  Lots 2,-J-fiOO of one,kind. $,S.")0 per  10(1.*     i * '    ,  Over .100 oJ    -iio    kind,    $7..10 per  too.    ������������������. ' " ': .  Shallow 10 lb. of one kind, $9:'50 nor  100.  Over,500 of one    kind,    $8.50 per  100.  see  ESTIMATE   TOO    I lie; 11  one kind,  $10.50   per  ���������5 Shallow with decks  Peep pint, or 2-5 Shallow  K.. D.���������     ���������  f.ols'25   (o' 500  of  one  kind.   $1S:  per   100.  'Over  500 o  100. '  Deep pint or  Filled���������  Lots   25  to   500  of one   kind.   $.'!:  per   100.  Over 500 of. one kind. $.10 per 100  .Boskets K. V.  Kbit  Veneer   Lois   l-llliu.   $2.25   per   l,0()o!  Over   I0.AI,  $'1.00  per  Al.  Baskets  folding  or collapsible--  Lois   l-IOi\|.  $(i.0()  per  1,000.  Over   I0A1.  $5.50  per M.  Baskets   Stapled--  Lois   I -I'OAl,   $(!.00   per   1,000.  Over,  (OAl,   $n.,";o   per   Al.  Plum or T������uit:i<f>  (YjitVs  -Mid  tin   (ops  Kour  ha:;l.*(*(s ernli'K  K.   I).-���������  Lots , 2,1-500.   $I:L2.1   per   (00.  Vvnv  500. $1 1.75   per  100.    '  w.ji decks j OKAiV������JWJS\' 'JJOJ.n  MTflKTrxc;   AV ��������� BAVE\  i      POUT- HANEY.     '.luno     2-1  The  semi-annual meeting of North Fraser CcHin.ly Lodge jVo. 010-1 wa.-.- hold  at l-orl'dl'iinoy. on Saturday. Right  Worshipful AInslor T. R.- Vingletoi'  cf ,Agi>.s:-*.i'/: presided over (he, ceremonies, at-which lho.ro were-twenty-  five dolpgnl.es from ihe surrounding  lodges. .j/Jans were laid for the  (.'range celebration, lo be held a I Mi:,-  sien on .Lib* 12. A list of sporl.s was  drawn   np iuclnding a   haseball  game  [hel ween     Orangemen   and      Mission  iCii.y.  j    'Two   now      I oval     Orange   lodges  ih-ive.  boen^eslahlishc'd   at   llauoy and  Hope ami one  L.  O.   B. A.  lodge    al  Hope.since I Ik;  last  annual  mooting  In  (ho evening a session was held to  inifiale   the members of tho     Hauov  lodge into (he Scarlet chapter.  We are please!  in receive  from   il.  C.,   several   cnnwiiunieation.s   on   "(he  pros and cons of flu* l!'2l apple deal"  article appearing i'n our first number  AH  of our  correspohdoulK think   the  present showing after the .June drop  -will   cut   the  5000   estimate  at  least.  1000 caY.s. but in all (he. other features  of  (ho  article  there   is  no  difference of opinion.     Wiltibut admitting  that wo have over-c-siiynaced the total  volume of apples,   wo submit thai   il  is'c-uile possible at. this'date that wc  may be  wrong,' il" so tlio error is in  ���������avor of the season turning cut a satisfactory  One    for the    shipper.     Ii  looks almost certain  that   1921   will  be  a -sellers'    market.     One  oorres-  >ondent  concludes  "The'buying  ap-(  'de public    should  he    equally    oon-  ���������-erned'in   procuring (heir supply of  ipples, as fhegrowers in B. C. are in  the disposal of their crop."  " A not her  correspondent' says:   "We  have changed our opinion materially  'n   (he.  last     month,    based  on     (he  ���������una II crops of fruit  in I ho U.-S.. the.  decline of -.lie expected bumper crop  here and (he high     prices for    small  fruit generally    ruling"in     (ho  U. S.  The recent reduction on freight rates,  'he optimistic feeling in the ij. S  and  'Hie good crop prospect:* on tho prairies."     Theso  comments  only  streng-  'hen   our-argument  lhat   those   who  think apples will be consigned to the  jobbers of the prairies this year are  "backing  (he   wrong .horse."  .The following extract from the  Produce News will show the state of  'he apple, deal, in the Pacific Nor Hi  West:    ' :  "Two large    eastern buyers " have  ���������uade definite offers to several' Won-  atchee growers  for  their annles     at  i price which is similar to the open-  'ug price last year.    These buyers'are  iffering $2.5 0   for extra     fancy  Del-'  icious. $2.00  for Winesaps. $1.75  for  Jonathans,   .Rome    Beauty    and  all  other varieties.    A     substantial  cash  deposit is being offered by the buyers  but as the market has not yet crys-  'alized   the     growers    are     cautious  about  signing  any  contracts immediately."  A. E. HUMPHREY  (L.-ilo   'i'.'iyk-r   &    Huninlircy)  B. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil  Engineer  Kuom   6   H.-n-l.   Modi.   CliilliwucU ���������  I3o\-    4Ha. ���������   L'HIIXIWACK  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITOKS  LAW OEFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FDTDAV  ABHOTSI-'ORD,   B.   C.  I  J. E. PARTON  JUST    ARRIVED  another carload  of  wallpapers suitable  for any  room in shack or mansion. Will  sell  you   the paper or  hang  it  for you' at right prices.  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  SASKATOON  Scene of a Forest Fire.  '    It  was  only  during recent  years  ,that the public of Canada'began to  fully realize the value of the trees  of the country, and the necessity for  protecting  them.    One never knows  f the worth of a  tree until its shade  is gone.    Canada was so rich in forests  that the people imagined  that  their forests were inexhaustible. But  year   after   year   devastating    fires  swept over the wooded areas to such  an  alarming extent that  the people  at  last   realized   that   steps   would  have to be taken  to save  the trees.  Twenty   years  ago   the   Canadian  Forestry -Association   was   inaugurated.    To-day under the  presidsney  of  Mr.  C.   E.   E.   Ussher,  passenger  traffic   manager   of   the   Canadian  Pacific   Railway,   it   is   one   of   the  most flourishing organisations in the  Dominion.  The produce of the forests is one  of the greatest assets of Canada.  The pulp and paper business and the  lumber business supply tens of thousands with profitable employment.  The object of the Canadian Forestry  Association is to- preserve existing  forests, to encourage tree planting,  and provide the most up to date forestry administration.  The Association has now 12.500  members, the majority of whom arc  not financially interested in timber  limits, saw mills or paper mills. It  Is completely independent of government departments and commercial  bodies and has the more easily, on  that account, won public confidence  and attained great influence through  SASKATOON,   June     22.���������Rtraw-  ���������'erries have not been arriving at this  '-oint to    show to    advanatage.  and  'his more especially refers to Hatzic  ������������������"orrics     which   aro cither  green     or  soft.     We  have    been    experiencing  ���������ome trouble with some of our shipments to country points owing to the  carrying uualities.    Some of our cus-  omers  claim   that upon arrival   berries are showing considerable shrinkage, same being: shipped on" the day  received,     reaching  * destination   the  following day'. Also some of the shippers do not fill .the  baskets as they  should   be  filled.    Would state  that  the Haney berries give much    better  satisfaction    than the    Hatzic.    The  demand   for    strawberries   has" been  fairly good  and   the   wholesale price  for the present week has been around  $3.25, retailing at $4-00 per    crate.  This is    considerably lower a    price  than was prevailing last week when  the   same   berries  were   wholesaling  from  $3.75  to  $4.00  and $4.25.  WEEK   IN   CALGARY  lecture sets of lantern, slide--, and  'ccturc manuscripts; an illustrated  forestry magazine; the placing of  "sermonollo.-;" on the menu card;; in  ���������mil   n Li.a mu'J   niv ill   1 111 I IIL'IH.1."   ill I tiu^ll aci ilium.:m:.-������      ijm    UIU    lUL'ilu   U.UO:'   111  its aggressive educational campaign, railway dining-cars, and Utile warii-  From  the  beginning  the association ings in cigarette |i;ir.'ka;*;cs. etc.  has aimed  to encourage a spirit   of Tree  plan I in;," in  the  l-rairio  IVo-  ,'.-,!,.l-:���������������������������^    ......i... I.:..   l���������i.._     ii..    ..:..     :, i.:.. -i   i. i   intelligent   partnership  between   the  federal  and   provincial  governments  and the wood-using industries in mn  ncction with the protection and management of the forests,  To  diminish   much   more   than   in  the past the destruction of the  forests by fire is considered py tho association to be by far the most important problem.   After that it give?  due consideration to  replanting and  general    forest    management.    The  very  effective'results  of  its  educa  tional "^campaign    are   duo    to    the  variety  of  practical    methods    that  are   followed.     These   include   publicity work through the newspapers:  a speaker's bureau of three hundred  voluntary   workers;    travelling    lecture   cars   in  the   East   and   in   the  vinces   is making  rapid  hcuhvav a*  present.    On April  I Oth, 1021, a lre������r  planting    campaign     was     sl-n-lpd  There   arc   now   more   than    50,000  plantations  of   (rces    in    the    thro?  prairie    provinces,   and    more    Mian  50.000,000 seedlings   have  been   furnished   from   the  Dominion   Government   nursery   at   Indian-   Head,   to  prairie  farmers.    Fully'90  per cent,  of    them    have    been    successfully  grown.    A  railway car equipped as  an   auditorium   with   motion   picture  machines  visits  many  districts,  and  lecturers   explain   the   object   of   the  tree   planting  campaign.     It   is   ex  pected    thai   200   prairie   communities will bp covered before the present   tour  closes.  The primary object is to enlist the  - Th'o new Forest Fire Finder, an instrument recently  invented to locate a fire quickly. It is expected to reduce  Lhe danger and loss from fires to a minimum. The instru-  ment has been installed in the look-out towers in California  forests and a fire can be detected 50 miles away.-  structing a shelter built of trees by  showing them exactly how to proceed and supplying complete data to  ensure success.  "The economic importance of constructing windbreaks of trees." said  Mr. nc-br-.on Black, executive secretary of the Canadian Forestry As-  ������������������(-���������Malion "cannot be overstated.  Thick shelter belts are a powerful  preventive of soil drift, and of wind  damage to crops. A thick growth of  trees protects the land to a distance  equal to ten times the height of the  trees. There is also to be considered  the need of every farmer for fence  posts and fuel and small construction limber. He may very easily  and cheaply produce such necessities on his own property.  "Our tree planting campaigns are  heartily endorsed by agriculturists  and foresters'for they are thoroughly practicable. They have the finan-'  cial backing of one of the prairie  provinces. Saskatchewan, and of the  railways,   land   companies, and  sev-  Warm dry weather has prevailed  all this week. Business is dull and  merchants buying carefully. Crop  reports from many points are favorable. Bain is needed in some districts. Vegetables are now rolling  from B. O. and are finding good demand. The B. C. strawberries' have  improved and no complaints have  been heard of regarding the last  cars. Prices will be $3.00 per crate  for this week-end and' $3&5 fcft.  Gordonhead and  Keating berries..  Notwithstanding the low pri'vjs.  gooseberries are moving very slowly.  Likely the public will want them badly towards the end of the season  when they are scarce, and Torce  prices up.  Local grown rhubarb is -now supplying the  market.  Calgary wholesale prices quoted  are those prevailing at the tinie of  writing, they may change from time  "to time and may be somewhat different by the lime the Bulletin is in  the hands of the growers.  Some early Richmond and similar  vurieticjj B. C. cherries are being' i*'*-  (ailed in Calgary at 5Or per basket or  -���������?.! 8 5 per four basket rri\u>, Appar-  'vnlly it does not pay to ������hip flier.--  early varieties (o such a highly  spoHHlizod market  as the prairie.  Among (he lines noticed are the  I'olb.'winp.: Cantaloupe!';, peaches,  pears, plums, apricots, pineapples,  ���������watermelons, sweet potatoes, green  corn, green peppers, wax and green  beans, niid celery.  7*lie local Chinese market-gardeiir  <v's fire delivering bunches of radish,  i lettuce,   green   onions,   parsley     and  'mint to the retail stores at 2,06    per  dozen   bunches.  A Dangerous Practice  A matter of vital concern to all  railway hravdllers who ungEfPnted In  a letter that appeared in a Meant  'iaiue-of the "Montraal Star" undef  the heading of "The EdltorVMail.*  iThis letter was as follows? J;  i     A DANGEROUS PRACTICE.    j;  The Editor:���������  ., Sir,���������There is one thing which I  think should be brought to the attention of the big officials of our railway companies.' That 1b the hljrhly  'dangerous practice of smoking in  Bleeping cars.  It) a train in which. I wai traral-  Iingthe other night from  Toronto  to Montreal. I heard a porter go up  to a berth and ask  the- occupant if  he were.smoking.   There was a very  sheepish denial, but as e matter of  fact the man wag smoking a cigarette���������not in  the smokine room, remember,   but   in   his   berth.     Quite  apart from the lack of consideration  which this showed for the other p������a������  aengers���������amonsrst  whom  were  aer-  era! ladies���������think of the dancer of  lt(> where   an   accidental   Htflp   ffre  might have endangered the lives of  .Borne score more.    There are surely  enough   instances   on   record   where  men  smoking  in i bed   in  their o-wn  Bouses  have fallen  asleen  and b<������eU  burned to death, without having to  emphasise the  mi-ph  bigger dangeff  in a bed on a train. ,  I spoke about this case to th������  porter in the mornine. and he told  we that one day there would be ft  big fire, and then noonle would perhaps aft up and take notice. Tha  ���������worst offenders, ho said, are not th*  people in the ordinary berths, who  can be asked to stop, so much ao:  those who occupy compartments, and-  who can Wk "-nir doors and tell the  porter who remonstrates to go to  the devil.  I am not an anti-smokintr- crank,'  but I am a ver������ frequent travellpr.  and I once had t!-<? mi������forfnnp to  lose a relative in a railway fire,  which started in a way ������'->~---hin������  like this, and 1 am sure that if the  big railway offipia's rp������i?7od fhe  seriousness of this they woulj. in  jnstice to the travelling P'-Mie. issue  strict orders about it.       B.  L. T.  xure   cars   in   tne   ivasi   anci   in   tne      -i he primary, object is to enlist the   railways,   land   companies, and  sev  .West; the preparation of travelling ' personal interest of settlers in con-1 eral wholesale houses in Winnipeg..'  Mr, A. Wells Gray was elected by  acclamation to the New Westminster school board, to fill the unexpired balance of His Honor Judge  I To way's  term.  Interviewed    on    this    matter,    a  prominent railway official sa:d that  the  writer  of   this  letter  had   been  misinformed   in    thinking   that   th������  matter had  not  been  drawn   to  th������  attention  of  tb<= '"���������'���������' ��������� ���������*��������� "I'mnqnirs.  for it  wasone   that   had  been   en^  gae'ine   their    attention    for     some  tinie.    They  are  takine  evprv  precaution possible to-">"pv������>nt fi**<>**. but  they were hj*"iner������^ to a vprv ~-"pqfr  extent by  th"  indi^fprpneo 0(  ������--nv  membprs   of   t^"   .l*--v������lMno'   noblic.  Re quoted one ca--p tb?t o?currf������d re*  ;ent!y  in   which   the   n^cunanf   of  a  comnartment had *et his hoM"-*������-. on  fire 'through  smokine* in boa", a  bad  fire havjnt? been  prevented on'*-* br  the   vitrilance  of   the   nortrr.     Consideration  for  the ������**fp*-v  <jnd   comfort of others���������if not of therr������<������lves  "Would be the onlv method of ���������*,f*m������  b<>finp* this fend and" danceron*   ->rto-  tiee, which, he  added. se������ms  to be  ffowinf*- rapidly in volume.  Lots cf men are given to blowing  their own horns who have no knowledge at all of music.  ������������������������������������"���������'t-....  <v.  ������������������������"���������.'  ���������;|..- THE ABBOTSFOIfcb POST, ABBOtfSFGRD, B. 6.  Ag-li?  iiini^-hinr"iin--i-iir,''*in'r>  RELATIONS H IP lJETWM'ISN  SIZE OI'1 FARM AND  EFFICIENT  USE OF LABOR  O  B.  That the best of Meats can be purchased.at this Store. .  We select our "Beat" with intelligence:   that't  why one  ' our roasts make such a fine' meal.   ���������  Try one of our prime roasts and be convinced.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  iS^'rWoL 1,., Abbotsford, B.C.  ca  We have a good line of new and  second-hand  L's, soiiie real snaps.  1920 Ford in Al Condition. Snap for Cnsli  1915 Ford, Good Condition $300.00  McLaughlin Truck, just, overhauled and re-built  snap at $550.   ,      .  DONE-IN ABBOTSFORD  AND DONE RIGHT  By the Abbotsford Garage and Machine Shop., LUl  The superiority of our Repair Work is winning  i0r this establishment not. only the good will and  patronage but the esteem of all car owners and  one reason we can guarantee our work is because  our workers are all mechanics.  J u  Don't forget our Specialties:  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  ELECTROMOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  RE-WOUND  We guarantee all oar work to be Satisfactory,  Abbotsford Garage &. Machine Shop  Li mi led  Phone, B. C. 7 ABHOT.Sl'OED  B. C.        Farmers 1913  . In the developed agricultural areas  of British Columbia the average, ot  values placed on land is consider-  ���������ably higher than it is in any other  province. Production costs, other  Ihan use .of land, are also high. With  these two production factors at a  high level aiid with a big local demand for fresh .farm .produce, the  trend of farm acreage has been "toward the smaller working unit. 1-*-*"*  acres or less, the one-man-side farm.  , The per acre capitalization going  higher, managing.'ability, not gencr-  B'ally improving, and employed labor  uawHMiiww j efficiency not all'that could be desired, are conditions that are'having a  big influence to convert many of the  larger "staple food" producing farms  into a great number of "luxury food"  producing fruit plantings, ornamental stocks, poultry ranches, ' etc., all  run on the one-man or family-labour  j cale. 'Phis small farm business will  j be profitable so long *is if does not .  overtake (he local'market for luvnrv'  food crops, such as flowers,, fruits ���������  and poultry. Thos m^M f:p-m wUh j  its more intensive culture, ������������������������������������ith. its j  higher percentage of human .labor. I  chargeable to each unit of production  is ((iiitc a different undertak;**'*; from i  the large ,farm where hors-i power  and machinery may be us"d In n  large way as an end ,lo������Jow cnl of pro  ducfion. '.  A smalt area farm does not- offer  sufficient room for the operation ol  the larger labour saving machines  and power, neither will il permit  such capital cost. Many products,  few machines and much human  energy is the requirement for the  small   farm.  If labour on a    farm be kept,   employed   and  moving at a speed   that  will give maximum production, some  hope  may be  entertained   for profit.  With    labour not    employed to    the  limit, all production  will  be absorbed in     maintenance;   there    will  lie  little  or nothing in  either case    or  produce that can be called profit. The  large farm,  if well  organized  as    a  producing business, offers greater opportunity of ways.and means of keeping labour    employed to the    limit.  The size of a farm, to bo profitable,  .must be determined  by its location  land the energy and ability of the in-  1 dividual   operator'.'   * No'farm   should  be so small as not to keep the operator and liis family fully, employed,  using the best tools and power, during.the    entire year.    No    individual  I should operate a farm or larger slae  than his-managing, ability warrants.  A farm business that entails too  much labour for one man and yet not  enough for two is out of balance and  not likely to be as profitable as it.  ."-should be. A farm business just  argc enough  to  kep one in an  fully  emp?oycd,  but on which the labour  of two or Ihroe men is being expended, can not be profitable, since el-  flcient. use of labour can only bo  secured by adjusting the individual  to the farm or. tho farm bi'sinoss lo  the Individual.��������� .Experimental Farm  Note.  Buy Your Goods At  MEDICINE HAT  MEDICINE HAT, .lune 24.-Wholesale prices:  strawberries, B. C,   per  crate,'.S3.60 to $3.75;  rhubarb,    per  crate,  $3.00;  tomatoes, per lb.  35������;  new potatoes, per lb., 8 1-2; lettuce,  radish, onions, per dozen, 256.  I     Retail  prices.   Strawberries,  13.   C.  jper crate,   $4.00- to   $4.50;   rhubarb,  ! nor crate,    $3.75;   tomatoes, nor lb.,  5 0tf;  new potatoes, per lb., 12  l-2<*;  lettuce, radish, onions', per bunch, ^6.  I WIHWIJ"**M���������l'IUMea'mgraw  Our bread comes as  regularly as the sun,.  freshly baked for you  and  and  who  each  morning,  , health  siren&th    to,   all  eat it.  .) rings  Patronize  the bread made  in   Abboistord   and  keep-Lhe money al home,      ..  Baker's bread keeps the house cool  ALBERT LEE, ��������� Baker  and Grocer  HUNTINGDON,  THE COUNTRY STORE  with the CITY  -no  SERVICE  / NEED YOUR BUSINESS  Farmers' Phone 1303  i WINNIPEG  WINNIPEG, June 22.���������Since  17, 2,774 crates of strawberries am  3, 32 9 crates of* foreign berries wore  received on this market, tlio 13. C.  berries brought'from $3.h00 down to  $1.40 to the jobbers and sold at 20'.'*  retail per hallock. The Hoods cost  the jobber $4.09 and ro.i-i.M-M! ai  ' 35-y! per hallock; the VV.-isiiing*i-m  berries cost $3.15 laid down to the  jobber, but arriving in vei y po:-;-  ���������shape and were mostly jobbed.  AGRICCI/rUKAIi   INSTRUCTION*  T?*;  BRITISH COr-UMRIA  If is noteworthy that it was a citizen of British Columbia who was responsible for the passing of the Dominion Agricultural Instruction Act  in 1914, providing for the distribution of ten million dollars between  the provinces in ten years for Ihe  encouragement and advance of instruction in all lines of agriculture.  British Columbia partieipatns in this  grant to the extent of $69,109 annually. A wide field is Covered by  funds from the grant, all tending to  greater knowledge of agriculture  and to improvement in farm and  home. In 1919-20, the last year for  which a report is possible, $20,000  of the money so derived was devoted  to the advancement of agricultural  instruction in public and high schools  and for the training of teachers, and  $12,000 towards the investigation  and extension work of the University  of British Columbia. Of the balance  of $37,199, dairying and cow testing  was helped to the extent of $8,000  o.-m-i-roping lo the extent of $7,000  and agriclutural publications by  $'5,000. Contributions were also  made to tho expense of dry farm  domonsl rations, seed work, silo  demonstrations, horticultural demonstrations and- competitions, fruit  packing and pruning schools, poultry  competitions and hoys' and girls'  clubs and fairs. As is to be expected  In the fruit garden of Canada, much  attention is given to horticultural  work. This class of work consists of  personal visits to fruit growers for  'Iho giving of counsel, holding orchard demonstrations, lectures, assisting in judging at fairs, and directing experiments with spraying materials for the control of injurious insects and plant diseases. In connection with the grant alloted to agricultural education, much attention  Is given to school and home gardening and nature study. In this line of  work, valuable assistance is rendered by the district supervisors' of  agricultural instruction, who are  called upon to conduct a    two    year  A  Baltimore woman   had  her  j speech  restored when a  dentist  I traded   two of her teeth,     if--.*  jiband does not speak to tho  now.  li-J-.l*..  Workmen in the bulidir-.e- '  accused of "loafing on th'*1 ,; '*  plain that they were lured��������� ir:���������-*  habit by employers operatinr o  "cosi plus" system, being e ��������� ���������������������������:  for the employers' own prulil.  f>\-'-."  ���������des'r*  <���������-���������*���������-  to*  to  The women'of Quebec hf ���������  nd ;i blague against indecent !'  in  dress.    Already     10,000  have taken the badge not to "  the limits of good   taste in  a  to  be   fashionable,"- and  ah"**  tablish       correct       standard.  ( women's dress in Canada. The league  lis nonsectarian, and has both Protes-  . tant and Catholic  members.  ! course of study in agriculture for  high school students, as well as e\--  | tention work and continuation  classes in agricluture during the winter months for those who are no  longer attending school.  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and fjreedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  Take  advantage  $2.50,  of the    Government    refund o!  up To ten cases of powder, and blow  your stumps  Insurance of all kinds  ���������   NOTARY PUBLIC ' -      '  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL. ESTATE���������Moiiey to Loan en Good Varm Mortgages  :  A. McCallum  ���������   Abbotsford  SUMMER LINES  Post Toaslies, 2 pkgs.. for \2oc  Corn Flakes, 2 pkgs. for .-. ,.,., : 2bc  Shredded wheat, 2 pkgs. (or , ooc  Libbv's Pineapple,'per tin  28c  Stower's Lime Juice, per hot : 65c  Monserral, per hot  ;ioc  A. G.ANDREWS  CAJ*H   GROCER ABBOTSFORD.    K.    C.  LOGAland DISTRICT  Mrs. 'Sl.et'fiu r-nd Miss' Nipholson of  Chilliwack spent the week-end with  Mrs.   El.   Fraser.  Mrs. Brown of Vancouver has been  visiting Mrs. Stinson.  Mrs. GilleS has returned to her  home at Powell River, after visiting  her bXster Mrs. McMillan.    .  Mr. and Mrs Alex. Thomson motored to Murrayville on Tuesday.  Mrs. R. Thomas of Mission City  was a visitor in Abbotsford on Wednesday.  Mr. Gordon Cummings spent the  week end  with  friends in  town.  Mr. W. Hutchison and friends have  returned south in the Vn'p Arkansas.  Miss Muriel McCallum visited her  brother Mr. Clarence McCallum of  Mission City this week.  ' Miss Weatherbeo has -been spending several days in Vancouver and  her'neice Miss-Helen Fowler returned home wih her on Wednesday evening.  The regular monthly meeting  ���������'he \V. C. T.U. will be held at  Presbyterian church on Tuesday  ternoon���������a strawberry  festival  WEDDti  ���������WILY  be held in connection  ing.  of  the  af-  will  with the moet-  I'LAV AT CLOVERDALE  I     The   nl.'-y.   entitled  opement" given  "'���������pi'-i   house on  Mip   t\ iihofsfonl  ��������� snlend'd s>iicop*"*s  "Tho   Olio  E1-.  at Cloverdale in the.  Saturday evening i*v  am f tours',     was     a  The entertainment  auspices of the  Cloverd-ilo "'*���������'  a   vow   cordial  wns criven iindfr the  ''mi it's   I >n psrh fpT*s  r>f  ���������fiio   i>inv?j'n   received  ' |������ppnn(-Jon.  1 After-the'nrogri--.mr.--p 'rRfrpflini^-i'v  were served to all ta.king nnrt. and  a most enjoyable evening was sneul  ( hv -'I nrosent  i     ti<" proceeds amounted    to    $83.  Cnvon   r-ot-R won I   fr^m   Aphofsrord   for  lhe nprfnrmancp with a six-piece or-  clip'stra in attfiiidance.  i A strawberry and ice cream s'coial  ^nc. hr.)f\ at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Yarwood at. Vye on Tuesday afternoon and evening, under the auspices of the Parent-Tencher Ass^oin-  ti'on.    The   proceeds   were   in   aid   of  .flip Piano Fudn for the Huntingdon  school.  i  HITCHING���������TRETHEWSi  A very wedding took place on Saturday last at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. .lames Trcthewey. Vancouver  when their daughter Miss Mildred  Trethewey, formerly of Abbotsford,  was usited in marriage to Mr. Howard Kifching, of Silverdale. The hrido  and ,groom were 'supported by Mis.s  detrude Trethewey, sister of flu*  bride and Mr. Harold Dean, of Silverdale. Rev. Peter Henderson of  St. Stephens' Presbyterian church  performed the ceremony in-the presence of a large gathering of relatives  and friends of both the bride and  groom.  On their return from a short wedding trip, the young couple will reside at Silverdale.  PORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Fooks in  the Nursing Home, twin girls.  SCHOOL  ATTKNDANUM  TS   INCREASING  ("From Fraser Valley Record)  TL is' not many years ago that the-  school children of Mission City were  accommodated in a small two-roomed  school on Murray street, but the attendance has steadily grown until to--  day the school attendance in Mission  City is very large. In 1920 the school  population for Mission School restrict was '11.S and at the end of the  nrosent school term the number of  children attending school is 701. Between the two periods' Dewdney hns  been included in the Misison School  District.  above  issue.  Advertisements under  heading cost 25' cents  LoHve copy and money  bolsl'ortl Garage.  the  per  at The  Ab--


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