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 3  <*t  I  II:  is  i  s  ::~.y-    .ii.wiMiM^WH������wmi|H|HlilB  With which is incorporated  "The Huntingdon  Star"  Vol. XXV7., No. 11.  ��������� j,\ i        .T"OZ  Abbotsford,;!*. C, Friday, July 13, 1923.  j."-^jgrui :.mayTsrjr-aff;������cs<ig,.vrvr  $1.00 Per Annum.  ���������LT-lTVLI-V^rT-T  ...I..J.J. ,   L���������U-t-  Ttti PIONEER STORE  CHILDREN'S SOX  of lhe Highest,Grade���������Silk and Wool  Al Very Reasonable Prices  AiASiiliMKN'S   CELEIUtATIOiV  JS   LARGELY  ATTENDED   ui...  _Z-i.: '���������JLWKiwr  533K  in  #. DesMAZES  Phone  .10  AIlllOTSKOItl) AND WHATCOM  HO  Al)  Fanners'1912  Yesterday     Abbotsford    was    the  scene of a gathering of    Orangemen  from  the north and    south    Fraser,  fully  five' hundred  coming  from  all  parts of the Valley to enjoy and take  part in the annual    anniversary.    A  feature of the day was the     parade  formed at  the Orange Hall  and the  procession in full regalia    and    with  bands playing and 'flags, flying, march  ed to the" school grounds.    After hav-  __, ing partaken of' the excellent things'  "4provided by the good    ladies of Abbotsford True Blue,    several' stirring  addresses were given, after which the  sports' of the afternoon     were thoroughly enjoyed.    In the evening the  dance was a grand success and verv  largely attended.  .In the addresses at the- annual  gathering of the members of the  L.O.L. one "always expects to he favored with oratory of a kind that  stirs men and women to carrv on the  good work for the carrying "out of  ideals which have made the British  Empire the best place in the world to  live in. Abbotsford was favored  yester.day with several very excellent  speeches, highly appreciated and up-  plauded.  Br'o. Sam Carson, of Chilliwack,  acted as' chairman and in a most interesting speech, stated that he was  glad to be in Abbotsford to help-celebrate this anniversary of Orange-  ism. It was eight years ago that  the last celebration was held in Abbotsford. He compared the differences of situation in J.he British Empire between the years of 1915, and  1923. In 1915 many members of  the association were in Flander's  field fighting for coutnry and freedom. Many had laid down their  lives since that date to uphold the  rights of freedom and all that the  British Empire stood for  In his concluding remarks' he paid  the ladies of Abbotsford a very high  compliment for the excellent dinner  provided.    "..<������������������������������������.���������'  Mr. F. J. R. Whitchelo, on behalf  of Abbotsford town, was called upon.  He said in part that when he assumed  the   office of president of       the  Abbotsford  Board of Trade    he did  not expect to be called upon to perform so many pleasant duties for t-ie  citizens  of Abbotsford    and  district.  Abbotsford   had   no   mayor  or   local  citizens of that kind, but in all sincerity it gave him real genuine pleasure  to  welcome Abbotsford'a    visitors.    Knowing the work and    what  the Orange order stands for he had  no hesitation in saying that it    was  a fine body of men and women. Conditions' in  the world  had  been  such  that he was convinced that it required the principles or the Orange order  to save it.    The groat need in Canada  ��������� today  is citizens    who will    assimilate with our people,    and    he    onlv  hoped   that   future     citizens     would  have the high ideals      of the Orange  order.    Orangeism    stood  up in      a  prominent way in life. He could onlv  speak as an outsider,    but as he saw  the work accomplished   ' he  believed  that the members of the Orange order were really the backbone of the  country. I  He hoped that when the next cel  ebration was held      that the district  would be more settled and  the community larger. He had much pleasure  in handing the members    the "keys  of the city," and    he    extended  ..the  privilege of taking anything that was  not nailed  down and make' themselves perfectly happy, during the stay.  Bro. W. G.    Gamble,    of "' Mission  City,  who -has held -��������� many high  offices in the gift of. the Orange Lodge  was the next speaker. He said in part  that when he saw the splendid gathering in Abbotsford today it reminded him of    many    such    gatherings  throughout the  dominion of Canada  ���������not only in Canada but throughout  the British Empire, particularly ��������� in  Ulster. In that great province of Ulster they never missed    an    Orange  celebration on the 12th of July,    except during the  great  war  when  so  many Orangemen  went to the front  that there was not sufficient left    to  organize "a  celebration.   Our   Roma.-i.  Catholic friends in Quebec were not  fering in that way.    When conscription  was' brought into .effect    there  were probably not enough in  towns  in Quebec to form a celebration, as so  many were hiding in the hills.      He  believed  that on  one occasion  these  people had defied .the Orangemen to  march in one of the towns,  but the  Orangemen turned out in full force,  and they saw nothing of their friends  as they were in hiding.  'We are assembled here today, said  the speaker,    to    commemorate    the  memory of a great prince���������William,  Prince of Orange, who won that far  reaching battle of the Boyne. Conditions  have changed since the  fighting of that battle. Now we'enjoy liberty. Orangeism refrains from political   partisanship,     but  the    association are to uphold the political integrity of the    British    Empire.      Our  national character of the future depends largely on the character of our  immigration. Thirty per cent, of the  population  of Canada say that '.they  are not British, that they are French  You can  readily    see    that a large  number of foreign    born in Canada  would give a tendency to drift away  from the motherland.   We want men  from   Great  Britain  and   Ulster.  In the federal house a man by tire  name of Powers had said that Great  Britain was not the motherland, but  Franco was. For his part he would  rather have oatmeal porridge than  peasoup.  There  was no doubt that Romanism is trying to    separate    us    from  the British  Empire, and  working on  the same principles as in Ireland. We  have an   Ulster in  Canada from the  Atlantic to the    Pacific���������the   Ulster  of the Orange association.    If we admit   into   this   country   British-born  our future is assured.    Our immigration policy should not admit    Orientals,  Japanese  multiply  three  times  as  fast as' whites, and in    this way  our   province  is     rapidly     becoming  Oriental. We must see that we send  men to the federal house    who will  not bring to this    country those ws  cannot assimilate.  It is said that Orangemen were the  watchdogs  of  the  empire;   also   the  (Continued on  Last Page)  ...    .The   12th ' ol" July     celebration  Abbotsford was a very successful affair.      The day was fine    and    hot,  and members of the    Orange,    True  Blue  and   Lady   . Orange and     their  families from  the North  Fraser and  Chilliwack counties gathered to commemorate the battle of    the    Boyne.  Among the various lodges which were  represented   were:   Vancouver,   Chilliwack, SfUdorgro'ye,     Mt.     Lehmar.  Mission, Rosedale,'Haney, Hammond,  Cocpiitlani and our own home Lodge/  Headed by County Master S. Cai-  son (mounted on a white horse,    the  Union Jack,and the Abbotsford brass  band, the parade'formed at 11:30 a.  m. and marched -'from  the   Orange  so (mounted on a .white horse),    the  town to the school    grounds    where  the celebration took place.  After Mr. Carson had .thanked aVl  for their attendanie at the anniver-'  sary, the crowd dispersed, and partook of dinner, which was' provided  for them by the ladies of . the Loyal  True Blue Lodge-, of Abbotsford.  Speeches and sports followed after  ��������� the dinner hour.     ��������� ^  I     The winners in the sporting events  were as follows.  '- Race, girls  8 yrs.    and    under���������  Margaret Snashall, Margaret McKin-  By-laws Are Passed  But Not Enforced  yrs.���������C.  non.  ���������Boys, 8 yrs. and under���������E. Gibson'  Cecil Blackburn.     ���������'.  ^'Gii'lSj .12-.yrs. =an>l-.under���������Winnie  Ambrose, Wilena McPhee. .  Boys',  12  yrs.    and under���������Kari-v  Conway,  Arthur Snashall.  ���������.    Boys'   broad*    jump,   12   vrs.���������Arthur Snashall, W. Mclnnes.'  Ladies' race, open event���������Mrs.  D.  McKenzie, Mrs. Silvis.  Boys' broad    jump,    15    yrs.���������K.  Brokovski, H.  McMenemy.  Men's   high   jump"���������N.   Trousdale,  R.  I. Lawrence.   ,.:,.  .   Boys'/" high    jump,    16  Brooks, H. McMenemy.  Orangemen's race���������Gordon Kiriv  Patrick, J. E. Armstrong.  Men's wheelbarrow race���������G. Kirkpatrick, J. Doutaz; H.; McMenemy,  J.  M.  Swanson.  Men's"shuttle race, relay���������0. She>-  wood, F. Taylor, F, Foss'et. J. Campbell, G. Kirkpatn'ck,. T. Walters, R.  Allen, K.  McNeill.  Tug of war���������North Fraser County  vs. Chilliwack County���������Chilihvack  County.  Men's pitching quots���������Brooks and  Cairns    T. Walters and Mr. Fowels  Fat mes's race���������M. J. Mclnnes, H  Fosse tt.  Fat ladies' race���������Mrs. C. Spring  Mrs. Silvis.  Fat men's race���������M. J. Mclnnes, I-l  Fosseft. .:  Old men's race     (over 50 yrs.)-  Mr. Purely, Mr. George ..Tones.  In the evening a dance was held in  the Abbotsford theatre which was  very largely attended. Westland^s  orchestra supplied the splendid  music.  ��������� The proceeds of the day above expenses,: will go to pay off the debt  on the Orange Hall in Abbotsford.  The funds gathered by the sale of  tags in aid of the Orphanage will go  direct to the Orange and True Blue  Orphanage in New Westminster.  The committees in charge wish to  take this means of thanking all who  so kindly assisted in making the  celebration a success.  Sumas Council find it easier to  enact by-laws than to enforce them,  'although the will of the people is  with. them.  Last year at the urgent request of  the ratepayers a stringent pound bylaw" was esablished.    Generally   this  law is obeyed, but those who ignore  it because no one    can- be    found to  carry it out.       Councillors .are empowered  to appoint pound    keepers',  but fail  to obtain results.    A farmer on the. Yale road had cause to complain to the council on Saturday that  a flock of goats were    attacking nisi  crop doing considerable damage.'The  owner of the goats is away, the - animals defy the law, and any attempts  to "arrest them are re-butted.      This  only solution apparent to the council  is to appoint the complainant-pound-  keeper.  ' The noxious' -weeds by-law is obeyed most diligently by the three railroad companies in the district, but  nos response is given .by the Indians.  The Kilgard Reservation is surrounded; by municipal area where thistles  and other objectionable plants are  cut, but the Indian, having no use  for noxious weeds, does not see why  he should cut them, and complaints  to the Indian department receive no  acknowledgment, states the  clerk.  , The council appointed W. Kennedy  G... Hallet and A. Gillis to be fence-  viewers under, the-act, but as the  consent of. these men was not obtain  HUNTINGDON  Officer Kirkby of the custom office made a clever seizure last week  in the Columbia Valley, of several  heads of horses which had beeu  smuggled to British Columbia last  year.  Mr. W. Blatchford in writing home  states that he likes Carson City  where he is now stationed, in. the  custom office.  Messrs. Yarwood and Johnson  have dissolved partnership as custom  brokers, Mr.. J. Johnson now having  full charge of that business. Mr.  Yarwood still retains his' business as.  .,notary public.  AGED  ORANGEMAN  ENJOYS CELEBRATION  Among the visitors to Abbotsford  yostreday was Bro. Marshall Stevenson, who will be 93 next September.  ���������He appears hale and hearty and .is an  Orangemen,   through     and   through.  He has' been on Orangeman for about  8 0 years,    he    says.      He joined the  Boys'-Lodge in Ireland at the age of  1 4. He rose to be Grand Master, and  held that position for " many,   years  before  coming  to  Canada. . incidentally he is also a good Conservative.  He loves' to tell of his early fights in  Ireland in order    to    maintain    the  principles  of  Orangeism  as  he  saw  them. After listening to him quite a  long time,   in   company  with   others,  he invited the editor of the Post to  come and see him and when in Chilliwack.  ed-hpfni-Aii���������,! ,-<- icV'^T" "" """-I "wauiv. He says,  "I might not know  er tS w HI Lrv, 110���������UT-  Wbeth-   y0U when you bome' but J'ust tel1 '������e  er uiey ^,11 seive.���������Columbian. who you are and I    will    remember  Miss Marion Seldon is spending a  holiday at the home of her parents  here.  Mr. E. Kirkpatrick of Jasper is  the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Kirkpatrick of Clayburn.  Mrs. M. McDowall is visiting      in  Vancouver.    Mrs.  McDowell  has ��������� accepted a position  teaching in    Vancouver.  where I saw you and  Be sure and come."  who you are.  BIRTHDAY PARTY  To celebrate the birthday of Mrs.  ,F. J. R. Whitchelo and Miss Frances  Benedict a party was given at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Whitchelo on  Wednesday evening. Among those  present were, Mr. and Mrs'. Benedict, Master Donald Benedict, Mr,  and Mrs. King and Miss Irene King  and Mr._and Mrs. Shortreed. A most  pleasant evening was spent.  Ripe Tomatoes^ No. 1, 2 lbs 45c  i\To. 1 Cucumbers, 2 lbs. for , .' 25c  Laundry Soap, Royal Crown, a carton .24c  Castile Soap, a bar ; , 24c  ANNUAL SCHOOL MEETING  ON SATURDAY EVENING  The annual school meeting will be  held in the school'house on Saturday  evening next at 7 p. m. for the pur  Dose of .electing a trustee in place of  Trustee R. Shortreed, whose term oC  office expires; and also the general  business connected with the school  district. Mr. R. Shortreed. of course  may again be elected, as he makes  an excellent man for the position.  It is important that all ratepayers  should attend his meeting, as several matters of importance affecting  the education of the district are  liable   to  be  discussed.  MENS'CLOTHING  Men's AN Wool Tweed Suits, in sizes, 36 lo 40  in dark patterns,,Lo clear at $13.95  Big Reductions on all olher lines.  Men's Odd Coals, in'dark patterns, sizes 36 to  42, to clear at $6.95  Men s Can vas Gloves, to clear a pair, at          15^  Men's W G &.R While Collars to clear, each, at 56.  Men's Balbriggan Underwear, all sizes  To Clear a garment, at     85^  Men's Work Shirts, all sizes to clear, each al'$i.25  Boys' Col Ion ,lcvscys,   dark blue   with fancy  trimmings,  to clear at ...50^  Men's Overalls/to clear a pair, at .......".....$1.85  Men's Caps, a big lot, values to $3.00  To Clear al  _     _    $1.25  Men's Silk Neckties, all $1.00 values to clear 50������  Boys' Top Shirts, to clear, each, at 25<*  J  The Salvation Army will play this  Saturday afternoon in Abbotsford  for a short time on their way to Chilliwack and will take a collection.  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY" mwrmw  ...j��������� - ������-(  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every -Friday  -  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  CAKN-MI)  ?���������'  A?  ii..;'::  NOW   HTANDARDIZEO  FRIDAY,   JULY   1;  Break the farmer and the fruit  grower"-, he don't deserve any sympathy in his' occupation! Break his  bank account! Break him in spirit,  and in body, so that he will make a  servile servant or slave! Any man  who follows the occupation of Milling tliC'Soil should be made to work-  good and hard for his' mney, and he  should never have too much money  at   that!  One would almost suppost that  the above' are the mottos of some of  those who handle the farm produce  of this province: the mottos of some  of those who deal with the farmer.  We see on all sides men on the soil  who work hard, plan ahead, and do  everything it is possible to produce  '���������-produce that which is absolutely  necessary to our very existence���������food.  We see some young men go on lo  the land ���������land covered with frees,  or possibly stumps. To make this  land productive he plans and works  ���������mostly' works, and in time he hns  cleared a small tract of - land that  prduces. In the meantime he has to  live." He has probably to keep his  family and educate them for their  life work (they seldom in this province follow father's footsteps' on the  farm). Tn disposing of his produce  one would almost suppose that those  who are responsible.for the manipulation of the markets' had for their object the unsympathetic spirit expressed in the first paragraph of this article���������Break the farmer and t' e  fruit grower, etc.  'We have a beautiful district  throughout the Fraser Valley., The  land is rich and fertile���������will produce almost anything that the climate is suited to���������and produce it ������o  that with proper transportation when  wi  it is placed on the market it  compare favorably with that from  other districts.. But what assistance  does the man on the soil get in order that he may make his' business  a successful one?  This year it is high priced sugar,  which is a detriment to the marketing conditions. It.works hoth ways.  It hits' the consumer and the producer���������the producer the . harder, because he is depending upon the soil  for his living. But then if it Avere  not high priced sugar it might be  something else. A few years ago  when there was a very large crop of  potatoes, foreign potatoes' ��������� were  brought in to break the market, presumably, and to make it worse, or  appear worse, these potatoes passed  in train "load lots right through  the very districts' where there was  the large crop. We call that rubbing  it in.  We might write volumes along the  above line, but we will not.   We ju,--.*,  want to call attention to the present  day conditions and to    the fact that  something should be_ done to    assist  the  food  producer:    A  trip  through  the Fraser Valley this'    year    shows  that there is. still an abundance    of  land that is not tilled, that same trip  also suggests the question, What inducements   are     being       offered   to  young men to go on the land      True  we have a good department of agriculture in this province, with a man  at the head who has' undoubtedly the  interests of the farmer at heart, but  at the same time not enough is being  done  to attract      men on the farm.  The scheme of dyking the Sumas is  a most laudable one,    and will    pay  for its expenditure we all trust, but  -why not carry out a large scheme of  all-round assistance for  the man already on the soil?      True    much    is  being done in other ways. He is getting better roads.       He    is  many    helpful    suggestions    in    lite  ���������work.    He is getting some assistance  in his marketing on the prairies. This  last winter excellent advice was given  along   co-operative   lines.     But  part  co-operation  appears  to   be  bringing  about a worse state of affairs  than  no co-operation at all, and it would  appear that very drastic    steps must  be   taken   to  establish  a system     so  that men will feel that to till the soil  is an attractive    one, as well    as    a  good profitable business to follow.  law ami order. One man takes a,  ���������different view of how the law should  be en forced ���������than does another. There  are always two sides to a case, and  two methods of securing ' the same  object, and that object should always be the most British route���������not  Russian  methods.  An observance of the methods n-  dopted in carrying out the laws of  this province in some of our small  towns of the Eraser Valley would  lead one to believe that not , every  man who applies for. service on the  police force is capable and worthy  of filling the position. One mail will  come into the town and create rod-  peel for laws that are to be.enforced,  while another will carry out his duties, seemingly,, and in so doing make  the people antagonistic hoth to him  and law and order. If the laws of  any part of the British Phnpire a?u  not carried out judiciously it brings  about a state of affairs that no Britisher wants to. see. As we take it  our laws' are made so that in Iho  enforcing of them there is maintained the true British . respoot for la viand order. To the' south of us we  find those who do not respect the  law. We do not want, that' state- of  affairs in B. C, or in.the Eraser Valley.  ouor  CONDITIONS  THKOUG'HOUT.  DOMINION  General  With     gen era. I       unanimity       the  Bank's   Branch   Managers  report   indications are  unusually    good  crops  in nearly every part of    the  Dominion.      In the three Prairie Provinces  conditions' are    most       satisfactory.  There  has continued  to    be    amplo  moisture and grains are making  rapid growth,   the only drawback     being damage by hail in Southern Alberta.    In Manitoba    some,   of    the  wheat is      already    .heading      bin.  Throughout     Ontario   a   good        all  round  crop  is  expected.    In  Quebec  and Maritime Provinces    the    crops  are doing well. Details follow:  Vraii'ic.      Provinces  Ample moisture and good growing  weather, serious' hail    damage    confined  to Southern  Alberta.    Edmonton District:  Prospects continue favourable.    Rains  have  been  general;  no damage from  hail.     Calgary District:   Abundant    moisture,    a    hail  storm-   during   week-end   in   Okotoks  and High River district    caused considerable damage,   otherwise     conditions continue good. Lethbridge District. North to High River and South  to liaymond  there has      been heavy  hail   damage;   elsewhere    conditions  are good.     Saskatoon  District:   Crop  conditions   very   promising.      Ample  moisture all  grains, advanced.       No  material damage of any kind reported. Hay crop good.    Regina District:  Conditions favourable;  crops making  healthy  progress.     Heavy      general  rains have  insured ample    moisture  for next two or three weeks;  slight  damage  from hail  in  few    districts.  Hay and pasture good. Winnipeg District:    Conditions   continue     favourable. Ample moisture followed      by  cool  weather.    Wheat    is      in shot  blade practically all points and       is  headed out in some districts;  coarse  grains fair. No damage from fros'f'or  hail. Pasture and hay are good.  Province of    Quebec  Oats have improved somewhat    of  late;   reports  on  hay prospects vary  considerably,  but  on  the whole    an  average crop is expected.      Pastures  remain  in good condition.    The late  season has kept crops back and      in  getting i general  they are not in    such  good  condition as this time last year.  Province of   Ontario  The third week of June was very  warm and    during    the    last    week  showers  have  been  general fhrough-  ' Housekeepers run. practically no  risk of getting a poor duality of  .canned fruits or vegetables if they  ��������� will be careful to order by quality  gii-ade. AH canned goods put up in  the larger factories must con form to  legal ' standards, and , these 'an.  shown on the label of the can. The  fcysferu of standardizing canned  fruits and vegfables is 'explained in  the May-June number of tho Agricultural Gazette by C. S. McGilli-  vray, Uie Chief Canning Inspector of  (.he Department of Agriculture 'at  Ottawa.  The four legal standards of quality for fruits' and ,. veketables are-  "Fancy Quality," "Choice Quality,"  "Standard Quality," and "Second  Quality."  ln addition to general standards  for vegetables, specific grades have  been established for canned peas.1  Those, are as follows: Si/.os No. I.  Size No."2, Size No. 3 and Size No.  ���������!. The size is determined by 'tin-  opening in the sieve through which  the green peas will pass.  Canned fruits are graded for .quality and syrup. In "grading for syrup,  the terms "Heavy Syrup," Light  Syrup," and "Without Syrup" arc  employed. If the packer so desires,  he may substitute the words "Pack-  in Syrup ....per <cent. Sugar," (stating the percentage'of sugar in the.  syrup)..  Tho terms denoting quality and  grade must appear upon the main  portion of the label in plain type ol  a size not loss than 8-8 of ah inch in  height. Thus, in tho case of peas,  lhe label iniist indicate the qualify  and size Of the peas contained in the  can, thus���������"Fancy Qualify, Size Nc>.  1." In the case of fruit, it must indicate the qualify of the art.iclc^ as  well as the consistency of the syrup  so ��������� far as sugar is concerned, thus  "Fancy Quality���������Heavy Syrup."  The declaration of net weight on  certain sizes of containers is not required, as these sizes have been standardized. These sizes are known as  ���������Size' l's, 1 1-2's, 2's, 2 1-2's, 3's and.  1.0's. The minimum net weight of  both liquid and solids as packed is  defined for each of these sizes. Sizes  not standardized must show on the  label the net weight and the drained  Weight.���������Dominion Department of  Agriculture.  GREAT/:  KiJWiMfMlmMaBraili  ������������������, am*mi.yqnricmm**<n.  THE NEXT ISSUE  ��������� of the ,  :R VANCOUVER & LOWER MAINLAND  TELEPHONE DIRECTORY  Closes .July 31 si, 1923.. -"���������  If yen are contemplating taking new service, or making any changes in or additions to your present service,'  you should send notification, in writing, not later than  the above date, in order that ycu may take advantage of  the,new directory listings. ' -;  The Telephone directory  effective medium for. adverl.ip.  should bear She above date in mind  be Hiiro in the directory.  offers   an   atl.ract.ivc   and  purposes.      Advertisers  so  that insertion may  in <*'  1" t>  British Columbia Telephone Company  ^tofom^^vir-r^.,���������^**,*-*** wai^iBeaaaMWM^^  OLD FOILX SITE TO    BE BOUGHT  (From   the   Fraser   Valley   Record)  In the report of a council mooting  which we publish elsewhere the  statement Is made that the council  find it easier to enact by-laws than  to^cuforce them. It has always been  thus and the particular council is in  this respect no different than many  other bodies'that enact laws or bylaws. Not enough care is made in enacting laws or by-laws, even if the  makers are aware of the fact that  the people are with them in will  and spirit, as they usually are.  On the books of    almost    all    the  councils of the  Fraser    Valley    and  shall we say some of the larger lawmakers there are  enacted laws  that  are never enforced. It has often been  remarked that the laws    of this province should be cancelled and started over again,    but then we suppose  that the same thing would happen a-  gain.    It takes a wise man to enforce  the law in almost any instance. This  is particularly seen  throughout    the  province where men are sent to have  out the Province and have stimulat  ed growth wonderfully. Conditions  generally show satisfactory .prospects for a.good.'all round crop. Hay  a big crop and cutting well unde/  way. Clover excellent. Fall wheat  is filling well and beginning to ripen.  Indications are for a good crop. Har-  ley good crop. Peas good. Corn a  little backward but progressing rapidly. Weather conditions' ideal fov  root crop. Spring wheat and rye acreage small; both crops satisfactory.  Fruit prospects fair with exception  of raspberries, which arc below a-  verage. Pasturage abundant.  Maritime Provinces  Season has been dry and backward  but recent warm rains have greatly  improved the situation. All crops  are now progressing favourably.  Present indications point to a large  apple   crop.  Province of lls-itish Columbia  All crops are doing'well, under favourable weather conditions. A good  crop of hay is being cut. Grain promises to he above average, but root  crops below normal. Apples' have  set heavily in the Okanagan Valley.  Cherries have been ' dropping and  will bo below average,  berry yield was below  the market, poor. Pasturage is in  good condition. The grasshopper  menace is past.  1  LANGbEY PRAIRIE, July 9.���������  His Honor Judge Howay of New  Westminster has been invited to address the next regular meeting of  the Langley Board of Trade, which  will be held in Langley Prairie on  the evening of Thursday, July 19.  The subject to be taken up by Judge  Howay, who is a member of the Historic Sites Board of Canada, is the  restoration of the old Hudsons's Bay  fort on the Fraser River in the municipality, in which project the local  board is greatly interested. For a  number of years, the historic old  building has been sadly neglected,  having been lately used as a stable,  and at present it is in a state of disrepair. However, with little work  it can bo repaired, thus saving for  future generations' one of the earliest landmarks of  the province.  At the forthcoming meeting of the  board, it is likely that efforts will  be made to formulate some scheme  for purchasing the site on which" the  Fort is located, and when once title  to the property is obtained, it is understood that the Historic Sites  Board will undertake to repair the  building. The property itself' commands a magnificient view of the  surrounding district and the Fraser  River and would make an ideal site  for a permanent park. Other residents of the municipality are also  taking the matter up and'a committee has been appointed to communicate with the heirs of the Mavis' Estate, of which the land is a part, and  endeavor to find out for what price  it can be obtained. This committee  is working to secure this required  information, and it is likely that a  further public meeting will also be  called in the near future. Reports  are being circulated .that an offer  to purchase the property has already  been rocelved from private sources.  ���������Columbian.  When  you  order  printing you buy something  more than paper and ink.  The  best advertising talk'in  vulgar and  commonplace if  distinction.  the world  looks  printed    without  STYLE in printing is an art.  it just anywhere.  You cannot buy  oncernim  Cos  The cost of printing depends upon something  more than the profit which the printer puts upon  it.  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the best, printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate from us.   ^  The Printer    i  J  P-  The straw-  average and  ItTCCrNA  REGINA, July 5.���������There is very  little change to bn reported on this  market, the unsettled weather has  somewhat effected the country demand and the city demand for all  lines' has slackened a little. Strawberries are arriving mostly in part  car lots, in very fair condition, and  Salmon Arm berries are now on the  market. B. C. new potatoes and  other vegetables are arriving, and  some L.C.L. shipments of B.C. cherries are arriving over ripe (with the  exception of Royal Amies') and are  only fetching job prices. Small arrivals of gooseberries are moving  very   slowly.  Car arrivals, June 28th to July  4fh���������Strawberries, 2 cars, B.C.; Tomatoes, 1 car, Miss.; Tomatoes H. II.  1 car, B. C; Cherries, 1 car, B.C.;  Mixed Veg��������� 1 car, Man.; Mixed Veg.,  2 cars, Cal,; Mixed Veg., 2 cars, B.C.  Potatoes (new), 1 car, B. C; Cantaloupes, 1 car, Cal.; Apples, Aslraeh-  an,  EDMONTON  EDMONTON, July 5.���������There have  been several more cars strawberries  in this week but sale is commencing  to slow off, and we think that what  comes in this week will supply any  demand there still is for them. First  L.C.L. raspberries have been.arriving lately and have been in fairly  good shape.  There have been two more cars of  California small fruit on the market  since last report. This stuff has gone  slowly, except for the apples, which  have cleaned up in each car.  There have been . several cars'of  new vegetables in from B. C, these  cars running heavy to old potatoes.  New potatoes have not moved particularly well as there seems to be quite  a lot of old ones still on hand. First  straight car of cantaloupes arrived  this week and stock is in excellent  shape. Onions and cabbage are still  coming in from California and Washington.  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone S0O1 P. O. Box 69  MISSION CITY, B. C.  LOUANHUKKV CiltOWUKS  OIUMNIZU  SALEM, Ore., .July 7.���������With a  membership of over .1.00 growers and  an acreage of G20, the Oregon Loganberry Growers Co-operative Exchange was successfully organized  here recently. Growers were forced  to organize for self protection. Can-  ners are offering as low as 3 l-2<������,  and the exchange growers will accept nothing below 5^ or leave tho  berries on the vines.  Fresh loganberries will be shipped  into the East and if a good demand  is established it will tend to stimulate the home market and force the  canners to advance their bid price.  Tonnage is estimated at- 1,200 to  1,500 tons', of which about 5 0 cars  will be marketed fresh.  H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOB   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission Ciry  Wm.   Atkinson  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock  Specialist.  A skid to tho wise is sufficient  2.3 years among- the Stockmen of  the Fr.aser Valley. Am familar  with the different breeds of live  stock and their values.  Address   ah communications.  Box 34 ChilliwacTc, B. C"  to  "I  hi  ih  >M  t'l 3  frS  V  .'������������������"?  It'll*  I ft  I  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  h  Id  fa-  A. R. GOSLING  WHKN  y(.)"J WANT  Mouse ami  Sign Pain Ling  and  General  House Repairs  Phone 34X - P. 0. Box 31  ABBOTSFORD, B.  G.  B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  iloom   6   Hart   Block.   ChtlllwiicU  box   422. CHILMWACK  rasataaasBBOBasssacesam  B ARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVEKY   ITHDAY  Aiujorsi'oui), u. 'o.  \7  ALAN M. BRQKOVSKI  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction,Sales Conducted  SATI8FACTION G UARANTEEI>  LIVE STOCK a Special!  P. 0. Box 94  Order   Suit  Against W.P. Co.  At Saturday's meeting of Maple  Ridge Municipal Council, Messrs.  MacDonald, Laird and Genge were  instructed to take action against the  Western Power Co. of Canada or B.  C. Electric, to enforce execution of an"  agreement ratified by bylaw dated  December 22, 1910. The agreement  is said to -be in connection with , the  lighting of the municipality, regarding which there have been protracted  negotiations and much controversy.  The council by a vote of three to  >one decided to ask the government  not to establish a liquor store in  Maple Ridge. Coun. Martyn voted  against the resolution, affirming that  it was not a council hut a provincial  government matter. Coun-. . Watt  declined to vote. Councillor. Brooks,  Blois and Hilder voted for the resolution. The decision followed a  speech from Mr. Hal Menzie on behalf of the objectors to the store establishment. Petition and counter-  petition have been circulated for  some time.in the" municipality, and  it was alleged unofficially that there  were 40.0 signatures attached to the  petition for the "store and 600  against. -  A cheque for $4178.51 was received as the municipality's' share of the  liquor profits! Two-sevenths of- 35  per cent was ordered to go to the  school board.  Coun. Hilder was granted $50 for  a bridge on the Bosomworth road.  John. Donaghy alias Malone, elected to be tried summarily by Police  Magistrate Drain for a series' of  hotel thefts, pleaded guilty and was  sentenced to nine months' imprisonment. The. crime .consisted of pilfering men's rooms in the Hammond  hotel after the millmen had gone to  work.  One reason why the price of sugar  Is going higher is because sugar will  accomplish certain things when placed in fruit juice.      ���������  For a Bilious Headache  "^brew a cup of Celery King��������� ^  natural herbs and roots���������a gentle  laxative and purifier. Tones up  the liver and stimulates digestion.  Makes you feel bright and vigorous.   30c and 60c, at druggists.  Stop that Go ugh  It distresses you and vour friends  ���������it is dangerous. A few drops of  Shitoh, the 50-year old remedy,  brings immediate relief. Shilon  stops that irritating tickling in the  throat, loosens the phlegm and  heals the tissues. Qet Shilph, at  {Jyour druggists, 30c, 60c and'$1.20.e  One of our readers living at the  coast, who is interested in co-operative marketing and in . this district  bOiids us the following article taken  from the Kiwanis Magazine, which  asks a question we would-all like to  see solved:  The trials and tribulations of the  period of inflation have' puL.nien to  thinking who are developing more  .constructive work than ever before,  so it comas to us at last' that the  value ill* our agricultural products  stands out far ahead of anything  else; that forty per cent, of our population lives on farms; that upon  their prosperity depends largely tho  welfare of our city dwellers and.we  ask. ourselves the question, what  have we done in the past to ass.sf  our   Iariuing   communities?  Isn't it a fact that we' must plctd  guilty to having done very huie and  admit-that the cities have been satisfied to permit the farmer to help support them?  It is true that our United States  Government has estaul.thud experimental farms and that the Department of Agriculture cooperates in  many ways. We have in Texas our  ytat.e Extension Divisions which endeavors to bring about the use of  better seed and better, live-stock, deal  in plant diseases and control measures and assist generally in an educational way, just as' our railroads  have agricultural agents and demonstration trains and our Chambers  of Commerce try to train the younger generation pn the farms with Boy  and Girl Clubs, Home Economics  Clubs and other efforts.  All this is very helpful and of  material assistance in helping the  farmer to start off properly, but  what are we doing to keep the boy  on the farm, to make an hour's farm  labor worth as much as one hour's  city labor, and, to make the returns  from farming operations lucrative  enough.to start a movement back' to  the soil? Why is it .that the condition of our farmer today is certainly far from prosperous?  . We have enjoyed a comparatively  fair crop and one would think that  with the old popular cry of one dollar wheat and twenty-five cent cotton realized our farmers should be  prosperous, but it is not so. Statistics show that, taking the value of  farm products compared to manufactured products as' one. per hundred  cer cent before the war, this value  declined during the war to sixty-two  per cent and today, notwithstanding  the comparatively higher prices of  farm products, it is only sixty-seven'  per cent. Therefore, the farmer has  to spend a bale and a half of cotton  today to buy the same thing that he  could buy for a bale of cotton before  the war.  What is necessary    to    make    the  buying power of farm products    one  hundred per cent  of    manufactured  I products and thereby  'give    him an  'even break?    The manufacturers are  I thoroughly   organized.     They   watch  production���������they  market    systematically and by establishing high standards',   create   satisfactory     consumption.    The farmer can do    likewise,  for the answer has been    found and  this answer is  "cooperative marketing."  Have you ever traveled through  I the States of California, Washington, Oregon or the agricultural portion of Colorado? If you have, you  will agree with me that the change  In the farming communities of these  states' during the past few years is  nothing less than phenomenal. As  we travel along their splendid roads,  through miles of fields and orchards,  well kept and cultivated, as we see  their splendid homes and farms," as  we go through their communities and  see their new, modern school houses,  beautiful churches and -parks, we  wonder what has happened. We  know they did not always enjoy this  prosperity' for, just a few years ago  they were just as badly off and may  be worse than we were. This wonderful change has been brought a-  bout within a very short time by Cooperative Marketing and nothing  else,  I am in the wholesale grocery  business and it was not so very long  ago that I was told "the Peach Growers Association of California have allotted a certain amount of their e-  vaporated peaches to be sold at such  and such price; we advise you to  contract at this figure because as  soon as this allotment is sold the  price will be advanced." My answer  was: "Here is a bunch of farmers  creating the biggest kind of a" trust,  taking advantage of the fact that  farmers are exempt from the pro  vision of the Anti-trust Laws of our  country, and we should not stand  for it.'" Since then I have changed  my mind and I hope the time will  soon be at hand when our farmers  can handle their products in the  same manner as those men  do.  Only last year I was talking to a  gentleman in Fresno, California, a  merchant and banker, who told me  that when Cooperative Marketing  was first started he refused to give  credit to the farmer who signed the  agreement, but he soon found out he  was wrong. Now the town closes up  ���������on certain days so that everybody can  go and assist in getting the farmers  to sign up and, today, the one who  does hot sign is more apt to be refused credit.  This' idea was first advocated by a  young attorney in California' Today  this young genius is general counsel  for some finy Cooperative Marketing AsscciwtJOhs Llnougliout United  States, .all of them organized according, to proper business principles  and covering very many far,m-products'. They arc organized jus,t like  merchants and maufaccurers are.  They recognise the law of supply  and demand and are trying-to guard  against surplus ruining, markets.  They improve the' quality and standard of their, products and of their  packages; they help to create a de������  maud for their output by national  advertising. They are not holding  organizations', but endeavor to guard  against dumping and to establisn a  proper distributing system throughout the year on a supply and demand  basis. .   ' '  Some efforts have been made in  this direction in other section's.' We  have the Wheat Growers' Association in West Texas and the Rice  Growers' Association in South Texas;  and while the latter has made good  progress, it has neyer been successful or otherwise rice would not be  selling today at ruinous prices. ' In  tho Rio Grande section, we have'a.  Fruit Growers' Association, which  has done considerable good, but  which lack of transportation . facilities has hampered materially.  We have a Peach Growers-Association and, recently, you have noticed  that our onion , farmers in the  South'west have banded together in  an effort, to market jointly. We. all  know what tragedy onion- growing  has been, and we hope this. move-,  ment will be successful' hut, after'  all, our real money crop is cotton  and there the task is a big one but,  by no means, an impossible one.  -It is mainly lack of understanding that has kept the business "man  and the professional man from .doing'  his share in assisting Cooperative  Marketing. In 1920, the first effort  at Cooperative Marketing was made.  Today associations are existing . in  Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Arizona, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.    In 1920 15 0,-;  000 farmers have been signed:up  with an approximate output of three  million bales. Do not understand me  to say, that these Associations  will handle three million bales of  cotton this year, for I do hot think  they will reach this amount, but they  have already obtained sufficient  standing to make their influence felt  in the cotton market and-to help to  stabilize it. Their method of standard grading and classification and  their ability to sell large lots' of .equal  running grades has attracted the attention of large buyers and-the Dallas office of the American Cotton  Growers Exchange the other day had  one order for fifty thousand bales  from Japan. The War Finance Corporation has assisted them with large  advances', the Texas Farm Bureau  Cotton Association alone receiving a  credit of nine million dollars for the  purpose of handling Texas, co.tton..  The time has passed when we .want  to insist on the farmer turning loose  his cotton as' soon as he .gets it so  we can collect. As much as 1- like .to  collect what we have on our books,-  1 would much rather inconvenience  myself some and let the farmer  handle his cotton through this Association, thereby obtaining a reasonable advance against his' warehouse receipt, with which he can pay  the larger part of what he owes and  then wait and have his crop, together with the crop of other farmers,  marketed gradually throughout the  season, in this way stabilizing .the  market. The more thoroughly this  is worked out and the wider the  support that is given to this movement, the less will be the hardship  on any one of us and the greater will  be the results; but it needs the combined effort of all, bankers and merchants.-  There is no question of the .economic soundness of Cooperative" .Marketing. The strongest bankers in  the United States have approved of  it. Leaders of finance like Bernard  Baruch, Theo tl. Price, Otto H.  Kahn and countless others are advocating it. It has the approval of  the Secretary of Agriculture and the  President of the United States, and  if you hear any one talk against it,  you may rest assured he either puts  a personal, selfish interest ahead of  community welfare or does ��������� not  know what he is talking about.  Let us get behind the farmer  throughout this country and assist  him in establishing sound and safe  Cooperative Marketing Associations  for his various products, and it will'  not be very long until we shall be  able to show that farming is not only  a healthful and ideal way of living,  but also equally as remunerative as  occupations in the city, and with the  many inducements held out to the  farmer today, good roads, automobiles, telephone, radio, artificial  light and other conveniences, farming^ will become as attractive as it  should be, provided it can be made  to pay and we shall establish the real  basis for their prosperity as well as  for our own.  It may look to you like a big job  but it is a real job. It may look like  a long lane, but it always takes one  to reach a goal worth while.  Here is a real constructive work.  Kiwanians,  WE  BUILD.  Week in Calgary  This week's weather has been a  repetition of the past few weeks.  Saskatchewan has had many downpours of rain, resulting in damage  to the country   roads,  thereby  limit  Institutes Make  Steady Progress  berries  ing the    distribution of  outside points.  A cloudburst near Calgary caused  a washout on the main line seven  miles ,in length. A car of strawberries from the lower mainland had  to be re-routed through the Cro.ws  Nest; arriving a day late.  The holiday on Monday, further  upset the calculations of the fruit  men, who have been guessing  against weather, holidays and delays in transit. Prices on berries had  to be.dropped, at several points, owing to arrivals being soft.  The strawberry distribution on the  prairies from B. C. during this year  will establish a new record. Raspberries will commence to arrive in  carlots about the beginning of next  week. Bing cherries are coming in  from B. C. and-displacing Washington   offerings.  . Mostly every shipment of strawberries this season showed the result  of rain or sunscald. On the average  berries were larger and the pack  better than in other years. The  Glen Mary variety is not wanted.  VICTORIA, July  9.���������Women's' institutes      in    B.    C.      have      now  to ' Krown lo 111 with a membership    of  CALGARY WHOLESALE PRICES  Strawberries, B. C, cr., $3 to ..$3.50  Raspberries, B.C., cr., $4.50  Red'Currants, B.C., 4* bskt.' cr. $2.50  Cherries, B.C., Bings, 4 bskt. ..$4.00  Cherries, B.C., Royal Ann, 4  bskt.   ..: $2.50  Cherries, B. C, Tartarians, 4  ��������� bskt '. j."....$2.'5 0  Cherries, B. C., Lambert and  Windsor,  4   bskt.   ..; ....$1.50  Cherries, Wn., Bings and Lamberts,   lug $5.00  Gooseberries, B:C, 4 bskt $2.25  Gooseberries, B.C., '24 pt. cr. ..$3.00  Peaches, Cal., per peach box ....$2.75  Apricots, Cal., 4 bskt. cr $2.50  Cantaloupes,   Cal.,  Standards  ..$7.00  Apples,  Cal.,  box  $3.75  Plums, Cal., Blue  $3.00  Plums,'.Cal., Formosa Red  :.$3.50  Rhubarb, Local, lb '. 3^  TORONTO   LETTERGRAM  TORONO, July 5.���������Following are  the prices:  Strawberries, Ont., qt, 60 to ......110  Gooseberries, Ont.,  lis  $1.50  Cherries, Sweet, 6s, $1.00 to ....$1.75  Cherries, Sour, 6s, 350.to  500  Tomatoes', Field, lis, $3.50 to $3.75  Cucumbers, lis,   $2.00  to  $2.50  Cabbage, bush., $1.75 to  $2.00  Cauliflower,  16s ". $2.00  Peas, Us, $1.00 to  $1.50  Beans, lis, $1.00 to  $1.50  Potatoes, Old, A Grade, 90 lbs.:$1.25  Potatoes, New, Primes, bbl $8.00  CALGARY CAR ARRIVALS  June 28th to    July 4th  B. C.: 8 strawberries; 3 cherries;  2 potatoes; 1 mixed vegetables'. California, 1 tomatoes; 1 mixed vegetables; 2 onions; 1 deciduous fruit.  Washington, 1 cabbage; Mississippi,  i toriiatoes. L.C.L. to. Calgary, 2,-  000 straws; 110 gooseberries; 170  tomatoes; 110 cucumbers ; 34 raspberries; 355 cherries;  140 peas.  j four thousand, it was announced on  ��������� Saturday at the Parliament Build-  i igs by Mrs. Violet McLachlan, secre-  ���������; tary of the Women's Institutes of  British Columbia.  ,  During their last year's operations,  ninety-five of these institutes had  incomes totalling $41,891.69. and  they spent $33,228.77. The government contributed $2516.50 in mem-,  bership allowances to them and $606  in flower show grants, a total, of  $3172.50. In addition the. government paid the expenses of one delegate ,from each institute to the annual district institute conferences,.  amounting to  $1663.75.  Salmon Arm leads with the institute showing greatest cash receipt,  which were $2717.78. Expenditures  were $2360.91. This institute has  been bending all its energies towards  building a hall.  Vernon is second with receipts of  $25 38.12, expenditures $2305.37.  This institue has been responsible  for the establishment and maintenance of the public health nurse in the'  district which service has now been  extended to the outside.  Point Grey is third with receipts  of $179,6.42, expenditures ' of $1,-  625.84. This institute has built a  hall.  Nelson is fourth with receipts of  $1,436.20 and expenditures of $1,-  189.96.  "Although Nelson ranks fourth  in respect to cash, the premier place  is theirs by virtue of unselfishness,"  Mrs. McLachlan says. "This institute  made a grant of $2 50 towards the  support of a public health nurse in  the district along the lakes', receiving  no direct benefit other than 'well  done, thou faithful servant.' "  Rutland is fifth with receipts of  $1,167.01, expenditures $572.52.  This institute, though small and suffering from bad market conditions,  has hopes of building.a hall.  Victoria comes sixth with cash  recipts of $1152.11 and expenditures  of   $1090.93.  "Victoria has established the organization beyond peradventure of  a doubt," Mrs. McLachlan says:  "They have comfortable rooms and  are at home to the country districts  every afternoon. The institute movement has never been so prosperous as  at the present; the vision is' widening  new fields' are opening up' and lines  of work undreamed of at their inception are being undertaken."  WINNIPEG  SEATTLE     TELEGRAM  SEATTLE, July 6.���������Strawberries  are well cleaned up, but loganberries  are in excessive supply, general jobbing price $1.00 to $1.50 per" crate;  such heavy carry over from 1922  pack that canners are buying the  bulk of the crop. Salem district berries to be left on the bushes. Walla  Walla and Kennewick shipments  forcing California new potatoes out  of the markets. First Washington  pears arriving.  AN EXPLANATION  Under the heading of "Food for  Thought" in bulletin No. 2, we placed the jobbers profit at 500. This is  substantially correct, but some of  the jobbers have called attention to  the amount as'- "misleading" because  their risks are great on berries, and  when the back claims and credits  given are finished with, their profits  are less than the amount stipulated.  Another point that has been disputed is the express and icing  charges, etc. We find that the average charge for express and icing is  60 cents, but, berries from Vancouver Island have1 an additional  freight to pay which places this  amount at 70 cents. We make these  explanations in fairness to the jobber and carrier.  So far as the grower is .concerned  these explanations do not improve  ,'his position, and the article was intended to draw public attention to  where the grower stands, in hope  that the industry might be stabilized  by a more sympathetic effort on the  part of those who participate in the  deal.  Neglect of Civic Duty  The. people who wonder what's  wrong with things in general can  read where 25 ratepayers out of 5,-  000 turned out to vote on a school  bylaw and they need not do much  more wondering.���������Winnipeg Free  Press.  Strawberries,  $3.00;     Cher-  potatoes,  $5.00  WINNIPEG,, July 6.���������Business  this past week on the Winnipeg market has been somewhat better as you  will note by list of car receipts. B. G.  berries which were raised fifty cents'  in price a week ago have held' to a  three dollar price very well since.  The jobbers attempted to raise it another quarter I understand but were  unable to sell at that price. Friday  and Saturday some odds and ends of  cars' were cleaned up around two and  a half. A car of Cherries containing  Black Tartarians and yellow Spanish  arrived in poor condition and while  they are trying to get $3.00 per.  crate for them I think that most of  them will probably have to be jobbed. The following are the car receipts since my last letter:  British Columbia: 18 strawberries',  1 cherries, 2 lettuce.  Imported. .1 potatoes, 5 raspberries, 12 . vegetables, 4 deciduous  fruits,. 16 tomatoes, 2 onions', 2 cherries, 4 apples, 1 peaches, 3 cantaloupes.  Local: 2 potatoes.  Wholesale prices:  British   Columbia:  $3.00;   Gooseberries,  ries', crates,  $3.00;  cwt.  Imported: Raspberries, 24 pints,  $5.00; Peaches, Triumphs, boxes,  $2.00; Plums, Tragedy, Formosa,  Blue, 4 bskt. crates, $2.50 to $3.50;  Apples', Astrachan, Gravenstein,  boxes, $4.00; Tomatoes, 4 bskt."  crates, $3.00; Onions, Yellow, cwt.,  $6.00; Cantaloupes', flats, $2.75; Cab  bage, cwt., $5.00.  Retail prices:  British Columbia: Strawberries,  15^ per box, two boxes for quarter;  Gooseberries, 150 pt.; Cherries,  Black Tartarian, Yellow Spanish,  350 per lb.; New Potatoes, 3 1-2 to 4  lbs. for 250; Old Potatoes, 18 lbs.,  25 0; Tomatoes, per lb., 250; Onions,  3 lbs'., 250; Apples., 250; Cabbage,  70 per lb.  No Action on Timber  VICTORIA, July 9.-���������Premier Oliver stated on Saturday that he had  informed Vancouver business men  that the government could take no  action regarding the preservation of  the green timber- on the Pacific Highway. He could see no justification  of an expenditure of several hundred  thousand dollars, especially when, in  his opinion, it would be impossible  to protect a arrow strip of timber of  such large size.  The King-Farris Lumber Company placed a high figure on the  square mile of timber which would  have to be purchased,   and the gov-  makq  An ounce of attention is worth a  eminent had no authority    to  "pound of overhaul. such a purchase.  mmmmmMmmm THE ABBOTSFORD I-ust  I2TSI Oi'-' JULY <.--:\KHivATEl>  IN  Itl-WJTTING MANNER  Always on hand Fresh Supplies of:  COOKED HAM,    CORNED    BEEF   LUNCHEON    LOAF,  BOLOGNA SAUSAGE, LIVER SAUSAGE.  lion.  B.  Choicest Meats delivered without fail in   good-con'di-  " S. F. WHITE    .  Faiwrs��������� hone 1-909 ��������� Afefaotsford,   B.C.  The  one  otsro  J. J.  Store  ago,  ed by  sire to  many nice  me..   This  I  have spent  Essendene Avenue  SPARROW  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  PERSONALS  Mr. and Mrs. Coutts leave this  week end to spend a holiday in  Seattle. They will motor first to  Cloverdale, where Master Willie and  Miss Lillian will spend a holiday  with their aunt, Mrs. Robinson, and  later the entire family will visit  Vancouver on the return trip home.  Miss Daisy St'ady has returned  home from White Rock.  Miss Evelyn Brown and Miss Ver-      _   na Stinson have returned home from--Evelyn and  Bellingham.  Master Parm Pettipiece of Vancouver is'visiting at the home of Mrs.  Davis of Vye.  Mrs. Alex Fraser and Mrs. Wm.  Fraser were" the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. Mcintosh of Chilliwack - last  week-end.  ��������� Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Horner and  family of Vancouver spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. Davis.  . Miss Irene and Edith Davis arc  sepnding a holiday as the guests' of  Mr., and Mrs. J. B. Williams of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Williams of  Vancouver motored out from Vancouver on Sunday to visit the Davis  home. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald of  Murrayville were also guests there  on  the same  day.  Mr. and Mrs. J.' Vannetta won  the prize waltz at the 12th of July  dance on Thursday night. The prize  was a box of stationery donated by  Mr. Hillhouse.  Mr. and MiJs. Alex Bates of Mt.  Lehman visited Abbotsford on Thursday.  'Reeve Merryfield of Mt. Lehman  attended the Orange celebration in"  Abbotsford on the 12th.  Mr. .W. G. Gamble and Mr. E.  Bush were among the Mission City  re&'idents in Abbotsford on July 12th.   CHURCH  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duncan and  children leave this week end to visit  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chiddick  of Seattle.  A twilight organ recital will be  given in St. Matthews Church on  Monday evening, July 23rd, by Mr.  George F. Pratt, Jr., assited by Mr.  Allison .Thornthwaite.  Mr. and Mrs.  H. Fossett of Hammond visited at the home of Mr. and  ���������Mrs. T. McMillan on the 12th.    *  Mr. J. Parton has been awarded a  large contract at the Customs Offices  ���������" at Aldergrove      The work  will consist of installing sanitary    improvements and the painting of signs.  Miss Nan Patterson is spending a  holiday at her home in Gifford and  will later go on to Vancouver.  Dr. Eva McCall of London, Eng.,  is the guest for a few weeks of the  Misses Steede. The Misses Steele,  accompanied by their, guest will go  into camp at White Rock next week.  Miss Tena McPhee has returned  home from a holiday spent in Montana. She wasv accompanied- home by  her sister, Miss Florence McPhee of  Mt. Vernon, Wash. ,  The many friends of Mr. Howard  Little will regret to learn of his serious illness in the M.-S.-A. Hospital.  Mrs. Woods of New Westminster is  visiting her sister, Mrs. J. Brydges.  A wedidng of interet to residents  of Abbotsford was' solemnized at  Clayburn on Friday evoning, Julv 6,  when Miss Marion Northup became  the bride-of Mr. Simpson of Portland, Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson  will reside in Portland.  Miss Victoria Verch has gone on a  holiday  to Seattle.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gafford of Bos  ton Bar, visited Mr. and Mrs'.. McMillan  on  Sunday.  The garden festival held in the  grounds of St. Matthews church last  Friday oveningw as a real success  socially and financially. A very enjoyable time was spent by all who attended.  Mr. McNelly drove,a truck load of  merrymakers' to \Vhite Rock on Sunday, when a most' pleasant day was  spent. The gathering included: Mr.  and Mrs. J. C. Coogan, Mr. and Mrs.  Elmer Campbell (Lynden), Misses  Freda Nelson; Jessie  Coogan, Thelnia Taylor, Stanley  Cooke, Wm. Hutchinson, Laura Coogan and P. Rogers.  Miss Gw'en Sumner is spending. a  holiday in camp at Crescent with  Mr. and Mrs. PL Alanson.-  Preparations are well in hand for  the holding of the W.B.A. of the  Maccabee garden fete, at the home  of the Misses Tretheway, Friday evening, July 20th. Special attractions  have been prepared for the occasion.  .Rev. Wm. Robertson has returned  from a six weeks vacation spent in  Eastern cities. Mr. Robertson reports a nice trip, but intensely hot  weather. The regular services in  the Presbytprian church will be conducted by Rev. Mr. Robertson on  Sunday.  Keep July 2 0th as ah    open date,  and bring your friends to the garden ^ age  -party at the home    of    the      Misses  Tretheway. Special   '   attractions  will be provided, 'including fortune  telling, dancing and cotests. All attending will have the' pleasure ' of  meeting the "Lady" of the seventy-  five pockets.  Mr. and  Mrs.  F.  Ollding  and  Mrs.  Stewart motored  Bay on Sunday.  and Mr.  to  Birch  PARADE IS  WELL  ATTENDED  Members of the Abbotsford Orange  Lodge and the companion Lodge of  True Bues held church parade last  'Sunday evening. Service was held in  St. Matthews Church, where the Rev.  ���������A. Harding Priest delivered a most  ���������appropriate sermon, special music  being rendered  for the pecasion.  In connection with the.---service,'  special prayers were observd asking  for God's blessing on the harvest, iii  accordanc with a resolution passed at  the Laymens' conference, -held recently.  Mr. and Mrs. Sumner and family  motored to .White Rock on Sunday  last. ��������� .:,  Miss Victoria Verch-has gone to  Portland on a holiday.  ���������Mr. S. D. Tretheway and Mr. and  Mrs. McDaniels have returned home  from a ten days' holiday spent at  Windermere Lake.  The annual Abbotsford School  meeting will be held Saturday evening in the school house at 7:30.  The ladies of St. Margaret's Guild,  Bradner, were very pleasantly enter  tained at the home of Mrs. A. H.  Priest on  Friday afternoon.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Abererombie and  family of Vancouver, accompanied b'v  Mrs. Christie and Mrs. "������������������Rollings  spent the I 2th of July jn Abbotsford.  Mr. Kenneth McGillivray of Sardis  visited his sister Mrs. F. Carmichael  on   Thursday.  Mrs. Alex Vannetta'and children  of Aldergrove are the guests of Mr.  and   Msr.  J.  Vanilla.  Mr. and Mrs. Smll.li and Mrs. John  McPhee motored to Vancouver on  Thursday.  (Continued   from   Page   One)  'watchdogs of t'he public schools. In  the public schools are laid the principles of Canadian., citizenship. If  Roman Catholicism were simply a  religion it would ' not be a menace.  It is a political organization , that  acknowledges a foreign head thus  destructive of our ideals. Protestantism is a system of liberty.  Roman Catholic church was  clinch with -one leader; our religion  is one of many churches' with many  leaders.    Ours a democratic system.  In Montreal one million dollars  each year goes to the support of  Roman Catholic schools. In Ontario half tho money of corporations go  'go to tho support of separate  schools. That organization must be  met by organization. Wc must say to  them,"hands off British institutions  hands' off our public schools, .hi  the great question affecting our.educational system we are united' to a  man.  Bro.     David    Hipwcll,      'formerly  grand   master  of     New     Brunswick  twenty-eight   and - twenty-nine   years  was the next speaker introduc-  the chairman.    He said, I    de-  thank the chairman for    the  things  he has said about  is the  first  .12th  of July  .   ,,.. .^ ���������,  in   British   Columbia.   1  have been here about eight months.  . must say that truly my lines have  .'alien in pleasant places' with you  people. You have a goodly heritage.  1 might say that I have never said a  harsh'word* against the Roman Catholics. What do we stand for? In tnt  past history and what do you think  of the future has it been worth while  for our ancestors to, fight these battles. I love the essences of the principles of this order through and  through. On this tho 233rd anniversary of tho Battle of the Boyne we  stand for a fair deal.  Down in Quebec in a settlement,  known as' New Carlylc, where-there  is one of the oldest -Orange communities in Canada, -'I have often said  to the Roman Catholics that they  had as much right to march as-we  had to inarch as they received as  much benefits in political and religious   liberties'.  The. Orange ideals meant the  stopping of special privileges and  fair play and a square deal to each,  other. Union and truth made the  world a dittle better for having in  it men who practised these principles.  ���������. B'ro. E. Bush of Mission City dealt  with church property and'taxation.  He stated that seven per cent, of the  population of the province, held 51  per cent of the church' property. If  we gave the churches free taxation  we gave the Roman Catholic church  help. He outlined what the Orange  Lodges had done regarding church  exemption.  He made a strong plea for the new  Orange Orphanage in New Westminster, which was to cost between $25,-  000 and $30,000. The present one  was too small. Abbotsford had done  well in the drive for this new orphan-  The rest of the province would  also do well. The drive would have  to be put over this year.  ~ He asked that all Orangemen  stand by the principles which their  forefathers fought for, and in fact  the only way to do this' was to join  the  Orange  association.  inn mi in   i im ii i  irwr  Ivy r,  Not when you donl have lo sland over a hoi  fireand bake Bread. Our bakers are used to il.  Keep coo;. Phone us or caJJ in and get some oi'  our Paslry and Bread.   It sure is line'  ALBERT LEE,  Bdker  and Grocer  ?v\  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  (; ' ���������  REAL ESTATE���������Money lo Loan on Good .Turin Mortgages  .cCallom  Abbotsford  CASH  GROCERY  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  YOU are always welcome here   and   never  urged to buy,  Cucumbers,  each   .250  Grape Fruit, 4 for ..." _25?  Cantaloupes,  each   15^  Potatoes, 7 lbs, for  25p  Strawberries,   3   lbs.   for ....25c  Ginger Snaps, a lb 20?  Soda Biscuits, 2 lbs. for ....35<?  Jelly, assorted flavors, 3  for  250  Green   Peas,   3  lbs,   for  ....250  Preserving and Ealing Cherries of all kinds.  WE DELIVER THE GOODS TREE 6f CHARGE  Pllone55 Phone 55  Cheque Artist Sent  To Higher Court  (From the Fraser Valley Record)  Dakobert Berg alias Roy Gram  who has been for some time in the  employ, of Mr. D. Bouchir at Durieur,  appeared in the local court yesterady  in answer to nine charges of forgery  on,his employer, the various cheques  amounting to $355.53, besides one  which had not reached the bank in  time to be cashed, amounting to  $64.50, "making a total of $420.  Among his other duties Grant had  done office work. He had left for  'Seattle on Friday evening and was  returning home on Sunday afternoon.  He was arrested at Huntingdon. During the short interval of his absence  Mr. Bouchir on looking over his  cheques which had just been received  from the bank found1 the forged  cheques', and had on Sunday laid  the  information.  .On Monday Grant made a confession voluntary acknowledging that h������  had forged the cheques and had cashed them, some at the -bank and some  at the various traders around town.  To Constable Broughton of Abbots  ford belongs the credit of arresting  Grant at the boundary line.  . Mesdames Murphy, Yarwood. and  Symonds of Huntingdon visited the  Women's Institute at Mt. Lehman on  Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. McLeod and Mrs.  McMillan of Bellingham were the  guests of Mrs. Malcolm McGillivray  last Sunday.  Mrs. J. W. Winson  daughters have gone to  a two months' holiday.  The St. Paul's Presbyterian church  Sunday School picnic was held on  Friday last, when a fine outing was  enjoyed by all. ;  Miss Violet Cox was visiting with  friends in Blaine-last week.  Mrs'. Biggins^ of Vancouver, who  has been visting her daughter, Mrs.  Waterson, has returned home.  and     two  England on  ML Lehman  HAS AND ARE  I'd. rather be a Could Be  If I could not be an Are;  Fo',r a Could Be is a May Be,  With a chance of touching par.  I'd rather be a Has Been  _T_han a Might Have Been, by far  For a Might Have Been has never  been,  But a Has was once an Are.  At the closing of the Mt. Lehman  public school, June 29, the following pupils received rolls of honor:  Senior room���������Proficiency, John  Dennfson; deportment, Eudora Walters; regularly and punctuality,  Bernioe McDonald. Junior room���������  Proficiency, Pauline Moore; deportment, Charles Israel; regularity and  punctuality, Dorothy Oswald. Class  leaders' in the final tests were. Sr.  V., Annie McLean; Jr. V. Mauley  Bloomfield; IV., John Dennison; Sr.  .HI., Paulino Moore; Jr. III., Irene  Moore; 11., Dorothy Oswald; L,  Hazel Israel; beginners, Jean McLean, Myrvin Bell received a certificate for writing.  On Saturday, June 30, the school  children spent a delightful day near  the creek on Mr.- M. Gillis' farm.  Here the tables were set and ice  cream served. Those who liked  bathing enjoyed themselves at Nicholson's Slough. Mrs. Green, Mrs.  Forrester, Mrs.  II.  McDonald      and  Miss Forrester very efficiently attended to the needs of the bov's and  girls'.  Mr. Cartrightjrfs busy these days  putting the: finishing touches to Mr.  Wm. Merryfield's store occupied bv  Mr. Raynor.  Miss Myrtle Bates and Miss' Edna  Bates have left for Hatzic,     " where  .they will spend  the berry season at  Mr. Henry's fruit ranch.  Rev. Jas. Hyde delivered a splendid sermon in the Mt. Lehman Pres-  bytenan church on , Sunday afternoon While he was addressing the  members of the Orange and True  Blue Lodges in particular, his words  were equally applicable to ail present. Mr. Hyde conducted the evening service as well, and his address  was much appreciated.  The many friends of Mrs. Archie  Campbell are pleased to learn- that  her health is somewhat better and  that she has returned from the M-  S.-A. Hospital to her home at  County  Line.  SEE1C  A   DIVISION  OF MUNTGJPATJTV  LANGLEY FORT, July '9 ���������The  advisability of splitting Langley into,  two municipalities will he discussed  at a public'meeting called in the  Langley Fort town hall on the evening of Tuesday, July 10. This proposal has quite a number of supporters, who, it is understood, feel  that the north section of the muniei-  paliy does not receive the proper consideration from authorities. Those  in favor of continuing as at present  are also pronounced in their views,  and at least a free exchange of opinions is anticipated.  Mrs.  A. Wiles and daughter, Miss  Helen  Wiles,  from    Brantford,  On',  are spending a few days    with Mrs  0. W. Benedict.  Miss May Stady has returned from  holiday camping at White Rock.  m wttow- a^sgsrr^^-''^^

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