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 P'   ,ul^92i     ,,  r   -/:  /  4  With which is ine  "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol, XX1J.; Mo.- 9  \13B0TSF0IiD, B, 0.  FRIDAY,..JULY  22, 1!)21.  $1.00 per Year  "wwwwuwmwiwM  ���������HWKfnwwjBW  i*m4Wiwiii  Abbotsford Auction Market  Owing lo luirvesl being'in.i\,iUeS\ving;lwi!l postpone all dales of liic Abbolsford Auction , Market  imlil luu'vcsl has been momplclech and will  announce in (ho paper when .same will, start  'n.  PERSONA LS  Mrs.. Beati.y. iind Miss    Ireland  of  Moouo- Jaw j are tho  ALAN At BROKOVSK!  AUC'T'IOJNEEll  Office Next McPhee's Stable"   .  . o  Box.  tmtmmm  0-1 '  t\(iVA) JiKSIDKNT OK  AUMOTSKOKI)   DIMS  The death of    Mrs. B.    Staplcdon  look place tit the homo of her dangliter,   Mrs.   F.   \V.   lludgc,  Abbolsford,  c n,, Friday morning.    The aged lady  suffered a stroke of paralysis about  'two years ago from which she did not  fully recover, although she was able  to enjoy life and sometimes took    a  short drive in the automobile of Mr.  and Mrs. Rudge.    A few days before  her death she suffered another severe stroke from    which she    did not  rally,  but with     remarkable vitality  lingered for nearly a week, although  she .did not respond to medical treatment.    Her remains were removed to  Victoria and the funeral service was  held  from the home .of her late sis-  - tor, Mrs.,S. W.'.   Conyers',    Victoria;.  :"'Tiie"rservice'>"was''rc6nductecl "by -the  Rev. W.'L. Macrae on Monday,    the  ���������  24th  inst.    Mr. Jl  G.    Brown    sang  with impressive sweetness the    solo,  "Peace,    Perfect    Peace,"'which  he  had sung seven years ago at the funeral service of her husband, and the  interment was in Ross Bay Cemctry.  Victoria, jwhere her late husband was  buried seven    years ago.    The    late  Mrs. Stapledon was in her 7 7th year  and  had  enjoyed     excellent,     health  until recent years'. She was a lady of  kindly dignity, of a cheert'ul disposition, very sympathetic to all in need  and was greatly loved by her family  and friends.    She    leaves to    mourn  (heir loss her son, Mr. S. J. Stapledon  Victoria,  her daughters.   Mrs.   F. W.  Rudge.  Abbotsford.   with   whom  she  made her homo for    thirteen  years;  Mrs. R. Johnston. Inverness', Skeena:  Mrs. May Moody. Vancouver: Mrs. H.  M, Berryman. Abbotsford :Jher grand  .'-���������ons. M. Bert Stapledon. Seattle; Mr.  W. G.   Radge and   Mr.  G.  ti' .Rudge,  Abbotsford:   Messrs. Jack and. Harry  Berryman and Mr.  Robin Stapledon;  and granddaughters, the Misses Iteta  and   Florence    Johnston     and     Miss  Morn a  Stapledon.    Also one brother.  Mr.  W.  B.  Skillen,  Victoria.  The funeral services were deeply  impressive a.nd besides all the members of her family and a large number of friends were present to pay  their tribute of love fo the memory of  one who was very dear to them. The  floral offerings were beautiful, suggestive of the life of the dear lady  who had gone.  OIIOOSM  l'"JREI>  STORK  TO CONTEST  UKbUtiNA  PR INCH RUPERT, July 1-1.���������After a prptraccd session the. -liberal  convention' Tuesday night nominated  Fred Stork to contest. Skeena riding  at the next federal election in the  convention was for delay and three  ballots fere taken out before it was  finally decided to nominate. No  other name" was before the . convention.  Mr. Stork was the Liberal  stand-,  ard-bearer in  the last election.    He  defeated Col. Peck in the'constituency  but the soldier vote overseas reversed        the    decision.    Before    choosing    a   candidate -a.    Skeena    District-Liberal Association was formed?  with Hon.. W,.,L/ MacKenzie .King.aud  Hon".- Oliver' as"' hbriory    presidents;  Hon. Alex Manson,    president;  H.. F.  Kergin-of Alice Arm and Louis Devoir of Snijthers as vice-presidents;  F. G. Dawson, secretary; J. McNulty,  treasurer,   and   additional   executive  members   ox-Mayor   Thomas   McGly-  niont Dr. W. T. Kergin and Mr. Carri-  gan.     Speaker   Manson   presided   at  the convention and F. G. Dawson was  secretary.  TWO DATES FOR  FALL FAIRS THE SAME  guests of    Mrs.  Ferris.  Miau Annie'McPhee spent Saturday  at, her home hero. .  !     Rp.v.  Robertson and Mr. A. McCal-  ��������� luni,  attended,' Presbytry   in   Vancouver on TucKdij-y.  The 'Missqfcf.Stccdo have relumed  from their-vacation at While Rock."  Mr., and jVJr'j. Nixon of A'ancouver,  Miss.Anna arid Thclma Nelson and  Miss "Audrey/?L. M'ldmay .spent the  week-end'al.'t'he home of Mrs. B. Nelson. ' ".���������"���������;  Mr. and Mrs. AV. Goulls and family  are ripen ding "(,'heir vacation at White  Rock. Ladne-u-'aud other points.  DIED, Mr.^Aulhior, Sn'r. At the  homeof his'Ulster, files. Prefontaine.  A'ancouver, on'.Saturday. Interment  took jilace- at'. Ocean View Ccnetry,  Mr. and Mrs,-.Coogan attended llic  funeral, Mr., G-oogan acting as one  of the .pall-bearers.  Dr. Swift, "Mrs. Swift  are ,touring' Vancouver  several weeks./'  '  Mr. and    Mrs.Vv. T.  Huntingdon;, celebrated  tJie Glorious  Twelfth" by/""receiving a new    baby  Orangeman./  Miss . Helen'".McCallum of Abbotsford is"spending her vacation at Mission City, Vancouver and Victoria.  AHUOTS'KOKI)   FO'tMS   HKAXCil  01'" POULTRV ASSOCIATION  and  family  Island     tor  Waturston,  WHO \ NOCK'S  I'lllZK,  LISTS  AVAILAHIili]  WMONNOCK. July 18.���������The prize  list of the third annual fall fair at  Whonnock is being distributed by  Secretary I,. F. Rartlott. The fair  in held under the auspices of .the  Whonimck and District Farmers' Institute, the president being N. M. McKay, with J. If.-: Rain by as vice-president and T. C. Crowe, D. Philpot  and I-[. Warnington as directors. The  annual event will be held..this year  on Friday-Sept. !).  (From Krauer Valley Record)  . It has come to tlie attention  of this paper that the dates for  the Masqui Fall Fair and the A\:  botsford-Sumas Fall Fair fall  on the same dates, viz: Thursday and Friday, September 2U  and 23.  The secretary of the Abbots-  ford-Sumas Association was  communicated with over long  distance, and it appeared a surprise to him. He stated that ii*  arranging the dates he had advice from the department that  the two dates were vacant an a  he chose them. The Matsqui  secretary could not be gotten  over the phone.  It seems a great mistake that  both these fairs should be on  the same date as the districts  join each other. It means the  failure of one or both of them  and the dates should be immediately changed for the besi  interns'8 of both districts.  UMVJ'JKSIIVU OF TIKES  ADDS TO MILEAGE  After the rear tires have bc-en worn  considerably interchange with the  front tires. It is also good to reverse sides. The tractive strain on the  rpar wheels makes it advisable to  place new tires on the rear wheels  moving the old ones forward. Some  of the greatest mileage recordt-  known have been gained In tbfo %#$  President Hulton-JfaiTop seen today (Iocs noil hink that the date of  'lie Abbotsford-Suinas lair coming  on the some day as the Matsqui fan  will      'cut      very"    ,  much ice'  owing to the fact that the Abbotsford-Sumas prize list is to ijive out  more money in prizes than the Matsqui   fair.  There are others who regret that  the dates' clash.  VPLATS TO BE DYKED ',  R,ICH,LAND.;qX KOOTiENAY  ''^ ;VTCTORIA"; ���������'*'"July"~'-i 8 .^Governor  Baker, of Idaho, accompanied by W.  G. Swendsen, commissioner of reclamation for Idaho, arrived, here recently to commence preliminary discussions with Premier Oliver and the  Hon. T. D. Pattullo. minister of lands j  concerning the reclaimnaUon of 100,-  000 acres of rich agricultural land in  the Kootenay flats area. Thirty-five  thousand acres of the area under  consideration for " the reclamation  scheme is.in British Columbia, near  Creston.    The rest-is in Idaho.    -  Both the British Columbia and  the Idaho men declare that the laud  is some of the finest on the continent.  R cannot be turned to production  because i is subject to overflow from  now because it is subject to overflow from the Kootenay. If area is  reclaimed, it was pointed out. British Columbia. ._and Idaho between  thenr would be able to take care of  several thousand settlers who would  rush for holdings in .this favored  area."  MAY  ft 171 LI J  MODHL TOWN  OTTAWA, July, IG.���������A model  town for tubercular returned soldiers may be established on a 7000-  ucrc tract of land across the north  Thompson river at Kaniloops. B. C..  as a result of the investigations of  the sub-comniittecof the special pai������  liamentar-y committee on. soldier's  civil re-establishment. The report  of this sub-committee indicates' tho  feasibility of the scheme and Thomas  Adams, town planning adviser o\' Ottawa, are collaborating in an endear -  or to have plans mapped out for presentation'to./the main committee on  re-establishment at the next session  of parliament. /The reserve comprises 32,7">I acres, and is valued at near  The poultryino'h'a  meeting called  by the board of trade    and    district  jlast Friday evening way well attended   by -a representative  gathering of  poultryiuen  and  others.  The meeting, which was held in  tho G. AV. V. A. club rooms was addressed by Air. Chas. Good,' provincial government inspector of poultry-  husbandry for the Lower    Mainland.  Those attending found the lecture  most, instruct} vs. and interesting, the  lecturer demonstrating many' poiuts  in his address with live birds furnished for that purpose'. Mr. N. T.  Hill, president of the board of trade,  was in the chair, and introduced the,  ���������speaker. At the close of his address  a hearty vote of thanks was passed  'to Mr. Good for his excellent address, .  Then Mr.-J. L. .Preston, being called upon, addressed the meeting on  the advisability and feasibility of  forming a branch of the poultrymen's  association for 13. C. On a vote of  the meeting being taken, it'was unanimously decided that a branch be  formed, and Mr. J. L. Preston was elected temporary president, with Mr.  A. George as temporary secretary.  Practically all the poultrymen present  handed in their names as prospective  members.- After passing a motion  that a meeting be'called for Friday,  the 29th inst., for the purpose of  completing. ,Y.the-:. .formation, of-.-the  branch,'themieeting adjourned.  WAXTE1) HAPLY L\  3USSIO^ CITY QUICK  (From   Fraser, Valley   Record)  Mr. Clouthier,,formerly, sale's*'  man for Stuart Motors, left tlv^  couniry on   Saturday   evening  in one of Stuart's motor car?,  accompanied-by a young lady it  is supposed as she disappeared  about the same time and has  not been seen sin.ee.-  ! Before departing that gentle-  uiau - forged Stuart Motors'  name to several cheques whicl*  lie cashedr���������two of $50 and one  for $65.  ft Avas not noticed for a few  days that the cheque-artist had  been busy and it AvaS' only by  accident. Two of these cheques  reached the bank but the third  Avas too late.  Every effort is being made to  bring 'him back. There will bo  several charges to answer bei  sides the cheque incidents.  Mrs. Clouthier Avas here from  Vancouver on Saturday last.  Services will lie held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday,night';at;;?:.30.;...Rev; T..  E. Rowe, .vicar.  ������������������'���������-'  $1,000,000.  The C. G. I. T. 'gave a social on  Thursday evening in the Masonic  hall. It was well attended and was  a great success. The proceeds are for  the True. Blue Orphanage.'  New Song by some girls���������"Where  is my wandering boy (you know ''ill  he drives' a truck) to-nighl. Oh do  not forget to come back.1'  iMTSKTlNO  OF THVV,  HUMS  A special mcelimr of the True .Ml no.  lodge was hold in the Orange hall on  Saturday evening. Mrs'. Green, tho  provincial grand organizer, and Misy  M. Burns, provincial cranr.) treasurer,  w.ere' present. Other visitors wnre  Mr. and Mrs. A, ���������'Bates, M. Harvey  'and others of Mt..Lehman, Some general business was transacted and important and inspiring addresses were  given by the visiting grand  officers.  Hone is revived that-the AVIiite-.  Rock-Crescent Highway will be commenced this summer. Last week  Mr. Alex Paferson, M. L. A., accompanied by a government engineer,  paid a visit to the proposed route and  endorsed it, especially approving the  easy grade.  Ladies' Hor.se Dresses, dark und lighl prints lo  clear a( ...,  $7./5#  Olherqualilies to f :. ������4,50  Child's Wash Rompers jn a dozen (liffereri! pal-  Lerns,   Sizes 2 to 6 years to clear at - 7/>c  VVJiilewear, Underwear, Vests and lighl weight  Combinations at Give Away Prices.  Ladies' Voile Waists, Balkan Middies and other  new styles, to dear at $2.35  Girl's Straw Hals. We have a particularly large  slock in a great variety of Styles lo clear at Half  Price.  Children's White and Black Stockings sizes 6 to  J) '/2-lo clear at, pair 1". 2!)c  Ladies Corsets, Heavy White Coutil, Ioav bust,  exceptional value al ;  $1.1)5  Ladies' Fine Georgette and Crepe de chene  blouses at very special clearing prices.  Pre-war Prices on Sheeting. Pillow Cases, Red  Spreads, Table Cloths, Cretonne, Window Shades,  Etc.  ���������v.  Bathing Suits liofh avooI and coflon.  Special  prices on  Economy and  Mason  .fruit  ���������jar.s for (lie week.  We Handle SHELLY'S -IXXXX bread  Fresh Dai.lv  Limited  ������mx.mm������������<mwu������yim������������������������������������< vmn  Z^7Z*F7W^Wi^^VWWm^^M  3*WWTOT8W3H?5^^ P A OK TWO
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Published  Every  Friday
Member, of the OaiiadiaiwWcekl y    Newspapers*    Association.
Kill DAY, JULY 22,  11)21
Spots on the Sun!
Spots thai n. few of thorn will
have some time in chasing. Eh.
The readers of the Vancouver
��� morning paper'were, pleased to
see that that paper took up the
question of the Sumas dyke. A
million to reclaim the dyke and
nothing to project Niconien Island! '"
Reward for electing Oliver in
19*10.
STOP TIM" WASTED KKKOIJT
Compared with most countries,
Canada has been free from serious industrial disturbances resulting in
strikes and lockouts. Inthis respect,
indeed, the Dominion has been most
fortunate, and it is not only a matter
' for national congratulation, but it
speaks well for the s'aneness, com-
monsense and general goodwill prevailing in this country, and an itidica-
��� tioh of the fair-mindedness of both
employer and  employee.
Recently, however, the printers of
Regina went on strike to enforce coin
pliance with certain demands' made
by them and which the employing
printers felt constrained to refuse in
view of the present business conditions and the steady decrease in living costs now taking place. Among
the demands made by the journeyman printers was that, a 4'1-hour
week should be adopted but that the
"old scale of pay for 48 hours - work
should be continued. Other demands
were for the .adoption of certain restrictive shop rules which would havo
the  effect of  decreasing production.
One such rule was a further extension of a very vicious rule already in
force���a rule which, while not benefitting the worker, imposes' a burden
of expense, not on- the employers,
but on the general public. It is a
rule which makes a demand for the
doing of positive and absolutely
waste work. To explain: If a merchant inserts' an advertisement in a
paper and at the same time orders
say f>00 or 1,000 copies run off as
a poster, the Union ��� rules prohibit
the use of the same type for the
double purpose. In other words,
the identical job has to be set up in
type twice, whereas once would, and
should, suffice. Thus double cost
is entailed, and the public have to
pay for it. The Union is laboring under the crazy delusion that they'arc
thereby creating work for printers
and providing employment for a
larger number of men. They forget,
that as the workers constitute the
great bulk of the buying public they
themselves are forced to pay for this
waste.
As a matter of fact they are not
creating more work and providing
���more employment; indeed experience
has proven they are restricting both
work and employment, because by
reason of the increase and unneces-
sar cost of work there is less done.
Any process" of labor which does
not produce something of value is
economic waste, pure and simple
The production of something for use
is the only way to increase wealth,
and it is' only through the increase
of wealth that more employment can
be provided. That is to say, wealth
is production. There may be prospective wealth, enormous potential
wealth, in the soil, in the mines, in
the forests', and in many latent forms
but such wealth is not worth so
much as a brass farthing to the
people of the world until labour is
brought to bear and this natural
wealth is' converted into things men
require. And if men's energies are
devoted to work which produces nothing they need, which is work merely
to make work and serves no good
purpose, then the source of wealth
are not increased but decreased. Th'1
whole world suffers, but most of all
the workers themselves.
The workers of the world need lo
learn the lesson that the first, requisite for. the payment, of tho good
wages they demand, and have a right
to receive, in that the employers
make enough money to be able to
pay good wages. Wealth, let it be
repeated, cannot be distributed Until
it is created, and whatever interferes with the creation of wealth interferes with the disf.ribhl.ion of wealth
in wages as well as in profits. When
Union rules interfere with the creation of wealth they interfere with
the welfare of labor as much as they
interfere with the welfare of capital.
As a matter of fact, they interfere
wih the welfare of labor a great deal
more than they interfere with the
welfare of capital, because about
ninety per cent, of the wealth created is' distributed in wages, and capital is well content, with anything like
ten per cent, of the wealth created.
It should, therefore, be the intelli
gent purpose, of the labor unions    to
meet any depressed situation in business by  increasing productivity and
profits. Whenever labor, by restrictive,,
rules,  or   capital  by   curtailing  product ion. interferes' with the material
creation of wealth, it interferes with
the material development of the race
and with the common possession    of
the   advantages   of   modern   productivity as far as each restrictive act is
operative.
��� There arc, says an American writer, two fundamental, facts to be recognized: First, that productivity is
necessarv for permanently high wages and second, that high wages arc es
scntial to general prosperity. The
less the productivity, the less' there is
lo be distributed in profits and
wages.-   That is reasonably obvious.
And since the vast majority of the
people of this or any other country
perity depends upon the prosperity of the mass, it is equally obvious that only liberal wages will
create general prosperity and the
general purchasing power,- which,
iir turn, mean's the prosperity of every individual and of every individual  business.
Therefore, let there be good wages
paid for good work, and let good
w0,.]{���really productive work���be
given .good  wages.���lOx.
KCG  LA VINO  CONTEST
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One To 15c Held At Agassi/,
1. Each entry or pen shall consist,
of ten birds of a standard variety,;
each bird must be typical of the
breed, and free from standard disqualifications as laid down in the
Standard of  Perfection.
2. Each contestant will be allowed to keep his pen of 10 birds up to
strength throughout the year.. In
the Canadian Contest, two reserves
intended as substitutes, must accompany the original birds and will be
housed with them in the pen. The
ten birds for the original pen must be
specified before the Contest- begins.
Further substitution will be1 allowed
as deaths occur. In the provincial
Contests substitutes will be accepted
when   deaths   occur.
3. The accomodation being limited, any entry may be . refused and
preference will be given:
1. To breeders who have had
their flocks entered in Record of performance.
2. To breeders who enter birds
by themselves'.
8. The Inspector's report of the
flock.
4. The time of application.
4. Pens for which applications
have been received arc subject to in-
inspection between August 15th and
September 30th, and those that prove
to bo amongst diseased flocks or
kept under unsanitary conditions will
be rejected. Those that do not
promise to mature satisfactorily or
those that may mature too early, may
be rejected.
5. Eeach entry of a pen, and each
additional entry of a male or female,
must be accompanied by a declaration stating that the bird or birds
come from a flock that has not. been
affected with chicken-pox or tuberculosis for at least three months previously.
G. The birds may be banded by the
nvner with ln�� own bands before
shipment, but will be rebanded with
the sealed contest" bands upon arrival at the contest, and the original
bands removed. The Contest numbers corresponding to the owner's
numbers, will be supplied him.
7. The birds' must be delivered
at the Contest, when notified by the
management, express prepaid. . This
will be from the Ifith to ihc-ond of
October. Address the shipping crate
plainly with the address of the Contest, as given in the announcement,
and'on each crate put your own address, which must ho the same as
tho address under which the application  was  made.
8. The management reserves the
right, to refuse any onirics, to reject
and return to.the owner, those which
are in any way unsuitable for the
con test. To destroy birth; suffering
from contagious or infectious diseases, to clip the wings of any bird thai
may be troublesome, to reject all
birds, that show impurity of breeding or standard disqualification, and
lo return to the owner, pens from
which eggs have not been received by
December 15th.
9. After February 21st the owner
will be allowed to send a suitable
male to mate with his pen, and any
or all eggs from a mate pen, from
March 1st to April 18th, may, at the
request of the owner, be 'shipped to
him, or to any single address which
he may designate. If he so desires,
the owner may designate individual
birds from which lie wishes to have
eggs for breeding. Ail eggs will
be shipped in bulk, but only to    the
One address- throughout the breeding season. As tlrj mating or the puns
is optional, it will be noted that- in
the case of cost of production awards-
a proportionate reduction of feed will
be made in.the pens having a male
bird. ,     . ,   ,.,
Iv lOggs s< shipped'will bo cnarg-
ed at-a, price to cover market value
plus extra cost of handling,, and will
be shipped express collect. A bill
will connect, each shipment, which
must be' paid, before the next shipment, will be forwarded.
11. AVhile in the-Contest the birds
will reeive the best of feed.and care,
and the systerii of feeding will be mixed grain in litter morning and evening, and dry mash in a hopper before
them all the.time. Green feed, grit,
shell and beefscrap or green bone will
also be supplied.' They will be kept
in houses having glass and' cotton
fronts.
J 2. The Contest shall, be decided
by the total' number of" 'marketable
eggs laid by "each pen. IDxceedingly
bad shaped eggs, soft shelled eggs oi
eggs weighingJcss than 20 ounces' fo
the dozen wiii"'not-be""g'iven official,
credit.
I.'". All eggs laid during the. Contest, become the property of the Department of Agriculture; and those
not shipped as breeding eggs will be
sold at Market prices.
��� 14. A* report of the traprnesl weekly record of each bird,, and a weekly
and total record of each pen,, will lie
issued at the close of each week. Copies'of this report, along with a six
months summary will be sent fo each
Contestant, and to all papers' that
will publish them.
j 5. If no notification as to the
return of the. birds has been received by October I, 1922, the birds on
the completion of the contest, will bo.
sent by express collect, to the owner's'address from which the shipment
was made. Should any of the pons
not be. laying towards the close of
the Contest, and appear not . likely
to lay before the end, they will be
returned earlier, so as to make room
for birds entering for the next Contest.
16. No recognition will be made of
any sale or .transfer of birds during
the Contest, nor shall any entry be
withdrawn 'during, the Contest, except for reasons stated above.
17. All birds in the Contests, not
otherwise, disqualified, whose eggs
average 24.jounces to the dozen and
that in 52 .consecutive weeks lay 150
eggs,, will receive certificates of Record' of Performance AA, and those
that lay 225'--egg's, will receive certif-
ictes of Advanced Record of Performance AA. , ..-.:'
18. .While - every precaution will
be taken, neither the management
nor any official of the Contest will be
! held responsible should loss occur.
j-   19. In, all cases." the decision    of
the management shall be final.
UBkr-'.jrr v^'^'.'v^v.'ifc^irjttMivttuj
THE-NEXT ISSUE.'.of the GREATER_
Vancouver Telephone Directory
Closes on July 25th, 1921
IT you-are contemplating taking new service,
or -malting any changes in or additions to your
present service, you should send notification, in
writing, nol later lhan ihe above'date, in order
that you may lake advantage of the new directory
listings.
The telephone' directory offers an attractive
and effective medium for advertising purposes.
Advertisers should bear Ihe ahoue in mind so thai
insertion mag he. sure in the next directory.
BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.
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Wm. Atkinson
General Auctioneer and  Live
Stock   Specialist.
23 years among the Stockmen of
the Fraser Valley. rAm familar
with the ditTercni breeds of live
s't'Oc-k and their values.
���4\
Address   all  communications    to
Box 34 Chilliwack, B. O*
CLASSY1NG HIGHWAYS
VICTORIA, July 18.-���Hon..J. H.
King, minister of public works, is
busy making classifications of municipalities under the 1920 amendment to the Highways Act. So far
the minister has covered Burnaby,
Coquitlam, ^Matsqui and Chilliwack
with the object of determining what
[.'classification the highways should be
('placed in so that determination of the
extent of government assistance in
construction and maintenance-may
be arrived at.
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B.    C.    CIGAR    FACTORY
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OUK  INSECTIVOROUS    BIRDS
Success brings success. If the industries already located - here prosper, others wii" come and more employment will be available for the
workers of British  Columbia.
It may appear startling, but it is
a fact that if all the insect pests ravaging our crops could be suppressed,
and all the plant and tree ^diseases
eradicated, and the increased revenue derived by the country thereby
could be tur'ned into the Dominion
Treasury, there would need to be no
question of taxatio. This idea is largely substantiated by the fact set forth
by the Entomologist of the Dominion
Department of Agriculture that a
conservative estimate'of the annual
loss in Canada to field, orchard and
garden crops' due to destructive insects is upwards of $200,000,000-.
As our authority says "To this huge
devastation must be added the enormous' annual destruction caused by
forest insects, stored produce insects,
etc." Upon this statement the Entomologist founds a well-sustained
argument in favor of the nrotectinn
of insectivorous birds, such as the
prairie horned-lark, the robin, the
��ninewliiit. despised crow, the red-
breasted Nuthatch, the western Manager, the Myrtle Warbler, the Chickadee, grouse, gulls, and many other
kinds. In the state of Iowa it has how
estimated that tree sparrows ������nniini-
ly devour something like X!*"> |,i��i��
of weed seeds! Speaking of th'* roi>-
in, an investigator in Toronto found
that, a single bird in confinement
ale 16") cutworms in one day. A "'��*.h"��"
authority states that a lf'����d "r
prairie  horned-larks consum'""     4n'>
cutworms in one    day.    Ths ������������'
authority, namely. Mr. Norui,,'; "'"' '
die  Dominion  Entomologist  '������. "���""������
itoha, declares that six crows ������- 	
able of consuming three b,ii',,",,~ ������'
grasshoppers in one season. " '������
recorded that in certain phi'-ns \"
Manitoba areas of growine uv1-
have been saved from dostni'-tmn i.v
the pestilent grasshopper! o��'}thc ; (<���
the presence of large flocks of gulls.
In light of these facts it is gratifying to be informed by the Dominion
Entomologist, Mr. Arthur Gibson, to
wit, that the importance of protect- I
Ing our useful birds is becoming
more and more recognized, especially by farmers and fruit-growers.���
Dominion Department, of Agriculture.
Alex. S. Duncan
.. Barrister   ^Sdicitor
Notary Public
OFFICE    ���
J. A. Catherwood Building
Phone 8C01 P. O. Box 09
MISSION CITY, B. C
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STATION
Made in Canada
NEARLY   HALF   A   MILLION     CHEVROLET
cars have been built and sold.     Their'reputation
for efficient and economical service has grewn  -:j
as steadily as Ihe number cf Chevrolet owners
has increased.
490 TOURING   CAR
$1060 F. 0. B. Mission City
CI 1E VRQ1A4T a.i i d DO DC! JJJ A(J ENTS
Mission Cily, B. C.
Canada's share of the reparations
which Germany is to pay the British
Empire has been fixed by the prime
minister's conference at $300,000,-
000.
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&vS!*^^ I  fr  Uitf-  *HE ABKOTSFORt) POST  ^AOM  i  i  ������  t  i  J. E. PARTON  SHU Going'Strong  There is tio truth., in the'  report "(hat having sold a carload of wall'paper 1 am reining from business. Am'si ill  doing business in Ihe - same  old.spot^where 1 h������ve been for  1 "i years, your kind patronage in the past, and future ap-.,  predated.  ABBOTSFORI),   ������.   C.  I  ���������-���������~ t  . Yarwood &: Currant  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OEFICE  OIM-JN    FVIIUY    llMt'.VY  aijkotsforo,  n. c.  -.���������V-^wX^N.- N  A. E. HUMPHREY  (1,,-ito   Tsiylor.   %t    ll\iiiiplii't.'.v)  B. C. Land Surveyor and ,  Civil Engineer  Itooin   U    ir.n-t    Mock,   Cliilliw.'u.'U  Box   -I-.:::.- ljiiii.i.i\vaok    ,  Spark.])lugs may crack if not properly cooled: keep water-system filled  ��������� CULTIVATION  Or  FLAX  The opportunity that exists for tho  cultivation of flax'and the probability of a .ready market being found for  all that Canada can produce is suggested by the fact    that the    production of flax, in    Russia fell    from   1.-  lfil,  !>!>S.  320 llis.  in     1013  fo     f������0.~  28 2,000 lbs. in 1020, a drop "of over  a billion     pounds.     In  view of    fin's  state  of affairs  increased     attention  is being given by    sekmt ":<(:< in     lb:'-;  country   lo   research   regarding ���������   the  growth of flax.    A series' of plots of  new  varieties-have" been'sewn at Ottawa to be harvested for    fibre purposes.- Arrangements have be-3ii mude  lo carry on the rotting under suitable  conditions so,that   the quality of (be  fibre   may   be   fairly     representative  in onler i.hal the dilTeren;. sort-.; c.v.i  In;  r.:i!-,ily compared.     There are  two  priiwjipiil. graile.s of  I'hi.v  fibre,  warp  i::u!  weft,  which  arc  further divided  according to qualities.     Warp is generally   broader   fibred,   stronger   and  more ribbony flax, and tho yarn spun  from this is used by weavers for the  longitudinal1   threads  of  liu;     cloth.  Weft is soft, more pliahl-rs flax,    not  necessarily so slron// us warp ami  is  lined for tho yarn which m'nw.i in the  tho shuttle running a'cro!-^ Ihe cloth  to fill it up.    The    valu-j of-flax    is  primarily .dependent.,on   its strength.  The colour should   ho   uniform,     but  spinners do not attach so    mudi  importance to colour ;is    (hey    used lo  provided  that the substance has the  required strength a nil quality.    Silk-  in ess and oilincss arc essential to    a  high   standard,     Tho   removal   of  all  slime ami  dirt   from   I bo flax, especially nl the roll ends, is another nor  ccssily.��������� Dominion     Department     of  Agriculture.  HUNK I'M CI A l<  10I������"1'"I0CTS OK  SCHOOL  1'AtUS  EiOKSIOS   or   FAMOUS  .(,���������������.:>'I'll:ACS i:y 'nil; civil/  Schf'd fairs a"'e lo the boys and  ������������������-"'r's i.������r the 'and vha'  are to adults, By tlii'i lime_ (hoy  i should i>e fairtv well organized:  prhe lists published and circulated  and  WAR.  The horse upon which */Little  Phil'' i-'herithui rfi������ in h������'j famous  larger, fairs ,.m.e (,-.uu! Winchester to Cedar Creek,  was a black charger mimed "Rein/;-- "  The horse has shared with his master  the  fame and   glory oi" that, day   ��������� i"  proceedings ,,,.^1 rj���������chnan      Read's     beautiful     poem.  prefrramums  n  pared,   tho   (wo   indeed   given   in  one j wlli(,h haB matlK lllc, rille inu���������.jrlai.  rubl'cation. These fairs  ������������������'iir-ivr  fvrw  year  and  increase in  a- ���������> nrovins  ef  iuosliuiable value  in   the agricultural, education    of the    young    and:  even  in. beneficially influencing    the'  more mature.    Of course boys'    and  gr'rls' clubs' are the principal feeders  of ���������the. fairs,  hot entries are usually  accepted from children who are    not  members   of  any   such-organization.  Agricultural   Representatives aR   testify lo ibo's-ipleu did    of feel the    fairs  are bavin;"-'upon  '"nit Hrh and agric  cultural pursuits-generally.    One, for  instance,  writes "I  do not   know ^of  any one thing which is a greater factor   in   improving   (ho   farm   production'and   the  farm   industry  of.    the  niiitrythan the school fairs.   -In addition   (t)   bringing  <'iiro,eI,     practical  results, school Tails'havo had ii    very  effective     influence  ip.    encouraging  teachers   to' lake  up1 t he  teaching of,,  in the bn.tt.le of A??tic*-"��������� -;:i. 0^'''"-  al M'.'OlcUan rode a large black be ���������>  which he named "Danid Webster."  The General's staff , had much difficulty in keeping ana'-c, with him  and  usually snoke  of  the  horse     in  taki-1 cam: yor ���������������'(,>  lAYV WHJvF.LS  WORRLH  u.n flair -'j- j n ir     i,e r'-m ���������  rp-  ;one  much attached  however, was very  ���������him.  | ' 'General Ambrose F. Murns'de a!-  I ways rode a bcrse called 'Major.''  I'l-ike the General, "Major" came  i through (he war safely, and outlived  iln'w master.. After Unrnside's death.  jibe horse was'shot at Fdgehill, and it  j was claimed   for , him  thai  he     was  thirty years old.  When the Union forces were, pursuing the Confederates, after the  hitter's evacuation of Petersburg and  Richmond. General Meade, was.ill of.  a  fevnr, but could not be persuaded  agrieull.uro in Hie public  Another ways: "The importance of  the school fair cannot be over-emphasized. It leaches our future farmers how they can lakef;lhe moat out  of Ihe soil. If makes our rural  people better and happier." In-recognition of (lie truth of Ihe old adage  "All work and no-paly makes Jack a  dull boy" a programme of sports is  usually included in the days list of  proco.odings.--Dominioii ' Department  of Agriculture.  Riding car tracks,   humping curbs.'       Milncr  poultry    men  are    making  nd   speeding over rough   roads cuts   plans   Tor a   R.  C.     Co-operative.  ISx-  Idowu  lire    mileage   and   makes' for  change for'a wider market for B ���������  Among tne recent interesting immigrants who have been coming to  Canada from Europe there arrived  a parly of Philanders, in care of  Lieut. T. C. Welton, F.R.G.S., F.R.  C.I,, of the Devonshire Regiment,  Imperial  Army-, who had previously  ������erved as our Allies in the "Finnish  Legion,"   in ��������� North   Russia.     These  Philanders    with    many    of    their  compatriots  had been  driven  out of  Finland into North Russia when the  Germans invaded their country. The  "Finnish   region" was  formed  from  among these exiled Finns and rendered   good   service    to    the    British  force.    The  Legion was comma-wind  by Lieut-Col. R. R J. Burton, O.R E.,  of Toronto, formerly of the !"th Canadian  (Winnipeg)   Regiment.    After  the Armistice most of the Legionaries were repatriated to Finland, but  some  Legion  Details, including several   refugee    Finnish    women    and  children,    wore   left    in   charge   of  Lieut. 'Walton   who   was one of  the  last   to   leave   North   Russia  at  (he  Allies   Evacuation   of   that  country  His chief Finnish officer under him  was   Oskari   Tokoi,   previously   'Ve  first Prime Minister of Finland u ft tit*  the     Russian*    Revolution. *>   Later  Liout.  Wetton  was sent to Hel?ing-  fors, Finland, where the repatriation  of  the   Legionaries   was  being  carried out.    Having suggested strongly  co   the   British   War  Office   that  the remaining Legionaries who were  not     -,-patriatcd   to   Finland   should  b1    .Kven    an    opportunity    to    set-  't'u: ****>.   Canada,   Lieut.  Wetton  wa.������  their arrival -in England last spring.  Arrangements were eventually made  for the Finns lo come to Canada to  work   in   the    lumber    camps,    and  Lieut.   Wetton   brought   them   over  and took his party through to North  Teniiskaming  and   got   them   satisfactorily placed at work in the bush  As   he  predicted,   these   Finns   who  rendered  good  work  to  the  British  -in North Russia, and underwent sev-  cral_ months'  military   training  and  discipline  out  there  and   are accustomed  to work on  the  farm  and  in  the wood? in their own country, arc  now   rapidly  settling  down   well   to  their    new    conditions,    are   giving  satisfaction  in  their work  and  give  promise of developing into good settlers.     .Some  of  them    are   hoping  Infer on  to  take up  farming work.  Most of them are single men, strong,  haidy  typos of   vigorous   manhood,  inured   to   the  extremes   of  climate  and accustomed lo hard work, They  are   a   very   good t type  of settler.  Some of them can speak  very good  English, others'.in addition  to their  native tongue can converse in Russian  and  in  Swedish, whilst one of  the men can speak fluently in' Finnish,    English,    Russian. . Swedish.  Norwegian    and    is    now    learning  French.  Lieut. Wetton has had a varied  career, having served twice1 as a  volunteer in the South African War.  and later writing two books on his  campaign experiences. Afterwards  immigrating to Canada from the  "Old Count  ry" he spent a few years  on   the  staff of the  Manitoba  Free  Press and as their special travelling 1 bush,  officially  connected with  th-������  cd in charge of these Finns on | correspondent be contributed, to that I Finns.       .:,...    - - -������������������ -  paper   many   articles   dealing   vritfi  the   development   of    the' growinff  western  towns.    He also undertook  some  lecture  and immigration propaganda trips in' the "Old Country."  While   in   England   on   the   last   of  these  trips at  the outbreak of th������  war, he immediately joined the "2nd.  King   Edward'3   Horse"   (1st.   Canadian Cavalry Brigade) as a trooper, and saw considerable active service in France and Belgium.    Twica  wounded   and   recommended   for   a  Commission, he was gazetted to tho  Devonshire Regiment, and early in  1919 joined the "Finnish Legion" in  North Russia.    Most of his time out  there he was on outpost duty with  his   Finns,   oftentimes   alone   with  them,   and   thereby   learned   their  language.   There he met Miss \Aini  Kauppinen of Rovaniemi, North Pin-  land, who had travelled hundreds of  niilcs alone to join her two'brothera  in the Legion.    On learning her history���������she had .been wounded and imprisoned in the cause of her country  ���������Lieut.  Wetton  saw  that she was  well cared for.    Friendship between  them grew apace and later matured  into love.    After overcoming many  obstacles,.   Lieut.    Wetton     subsequently   succeeded  in   getting  Miss  Kauppinen safely to England whera  their thrilling romance was climaxed  by ��������� their   marriage  last   June   Mr.  Oskari Tokoi being the bridegroom's  best man, whilst the Finnish Legionaries formed a  fitting*.   "Guard   of.  Honor'' at the church."  After the!?  arrival  in   Canada  Lieut,  and  Mrs.  Wetton  stayed  for  a  while  in  the  schools." ; to enter an ambulance, and rode his  'favorite horpe-, "Baldy-."  -There was a vicious horse called  "I-Iannibal" given to the West Virginian Army, but the iGener-  aJ forbade any of his officers to ride  him. as he claimed to do so would be  (o risk their lives. A Captain Egan,  of a r/iupany of volunteers, asked  to be allowed lo have the horse, and  'break him.1 The General handed him  over to Plgan with the assurance that  he would break his neck. "Hannibal"  became entirely tractable, and once  saved the Captain's neck, when lOgan  was pursued by guerillas in the  mountains of" West Virginia. Horse  and rider soon became very much  attached' to each other.  The horse upon which General  Kearney rode when ho was shot at  Chantilly, was forwarded with his  sword to his widow by General Lee  showing the kindly courtesy which5  always characterized the Confederate leader.  At the battle of Chancellorsville,  General Rushing of New Jersey rode  a large gray horse, and "Fighting  joe"' Hooker rode-a pure white steed  .making him conspicuous as he galloped from.one part.of . the battlefield to the other.  , General Thomas; J. (Stonewall)  Jackson's favorite horse was "Little  Sorrel," upon which he was .riding  when he received his death wound.  He. had always been very much attached to her, and she it was who followed his-funeral cortege, bearing an  empty saddle. In appearance she was  as raw-boned and ungainly as her  master.  There are many runr/!- about a car,  says P. H. Kentledge of the Gray-  Dort Agency, which ca'> be '���������ue.gl������i:t--.  ed with lc������o concern than the'-whcels.  Another wise careless motorist, would  de well to see that the wheels are in  proper order, as so much cf the safety depends' en them. Breakage may  take place in xho power plane ard  i.i'anBm'srdo'n mc.-hy.nhsm of a car  without, much fear of a serious *<���������������������������-'  eident, but a weak wheel or an axle  that does , not run (rue are uourcos  of   potential  .danger   thai'call    for,  JVlion 3 wlio.ol develops the'slight--  est wobble iti������ a sign that a    careful  investigation   should   be   made.   How  often, when out driving, is one's attention     drawn    1.6,      (he    wobhii",.r  wheel of someone . else's car!    And  how seldom does an owner take    the  trouble to    watch his    own!.   It    is  a good  plan  to follow your own car  in  a friend's occasionally and watch  the-running of the wheels. Of course  a wabble may or,may not  be caused  by axle or bearing trouble or misad-  justmenl. Sometimes the wheel itself  may havG warped or suffered ;a blow.  in which  case the job is'one: to    be  turned over to a competent    repairman.    Or the rim    may    have    been  tightened up evenly so that the-tire'  is not running true with  the wheel.  Evidence of   such a    condition    will  soon show on the surface of the tire:1  there is ho surer way of cutting down  tire mileage than a.wheel,  that does  not run true'.  The important point, to1 watch In  the:wheels and bearings is to see that  they run .freely antLaro always packed with grease. The owner ought to  clean and repack the bearings at'  least three times a year and on those  occasions lie should feel for wheel  and axle shaft.  REGULAK  INSPECTION  OF  CAR  SAVES  TROUBLE  General Ewell usually rode a  sorry-looking gray named "Rifles.'  No doubt he gave him that name in  memory of the old company of Rifles  in which Ewell had served during the  Mexican   War. ��������� -  General Lee's    "Traveller"  was   a  land some  iron-gray.  General Turner Ash by had three  lorses shot beneath him upon the  sj'.ine day that he fell at. Port Republic He was dismounted when shot.  The first horse he lost that day was  Uis favorite, which he called "Black  Conrad." When the horse was mortally wounded, Ashby kissed him between the eyes, and drawing his revolver, ended his sufferings. The  horse that crossed the mountain. In  the General's fuueral cortege, wa?  one he occasionally rode.  The horse which General Albert  Sidney Johnston, rode when mortally  wounded at Shiloh was a thoroughbred mimed "Firooater." The twr  were shot, at the same time, ������i)()  neither flinched.- II was only af.te'  a staff oficer noticed Johnston*!  growing paleness that the Genera!  was lifted from the horse, and the  gallant -steed then sank to the grount  without, a   moan.���������Dumb Animals.  Regular care and inspection'of the  automobile will save the motorist  heaps of trouble. A simple ��������� schedule, if followed, will ensure that the  car will be kept in fair running order  and be ready for service without an-  tnoying delays "that often occur when  either owner or driver omits attending to simple matters that should  receive   regular   attention.  The following schedule     Is-worth,  keeping for handy reference:-'  ONCE  A   WEEK  Lubricate springs and  other parts  thoroughly.  Inspect; oil   and   gasoline   connections  carefully.  Give   steering   mechanism   carefu:  nspection.  Examine the condition of the storage battery and see that it has sufficient distilled water to cover the  plates.  Clean  out.  the  carburetor.  Test the brakes-and    have    them  equalized.  Check up on the alignment of the  wheels^  Inspect   the.  wheel     bearings'  and  them  looked ater if  they  appear to  need it.  OTHER   PRECA UTIONS  Drain anthv ash out Hie crank case  after..every iiOO miles.  Turn down grease cups after every  1000  miles.  Jack universal points with grease  after every  1000  miles'.  Give differential and transmission  lubrication special attention ��������� after  every .1000  miles.  Valves generally require grinding  after every &U00  miles.  Carbon should be removed rfom  the cylinders ordinarily about tw-fite  a. year.  New piston rings are gcncrnllj  needed about every 18 months.  CLOTH UAI) FOR   FINISH OF CAR  A\  UNGMSJIMAN'S VIEW  To those who are disposed to take  a gloomy view of conditions in this  country may lid com men (led the vlowe  expressed in the New. York-Times.'by  J. P. Menu, a Loudon publisher, a  recent visitor. To him America  KociJiK, as compared with England, a  paradise. "I. wish," die said, "I had  come-here twenty years ago. ft, would,  have made me a better busincm;  man."  "You have no reaLpoverty because  you have no inefficiency. If o-ny of  you are poor you don't wallow in it;  ybu bsive.the .determination to beat  it and tret ���������up. Because there is no  inefficiency and no poverty and no  hopelc'jsues'i here.' socialism will not  become rampant as it is in England,  where are Labor party numbers 10.-  000.000 people and has imbued fully  half the population with the ambition  fo destroy capitalism. There is no  possible chance that ���������this - collective  idea will ever take root here, as it has  all over Europe since, the war because there i* no soil in which it can  grow, This is an industrial El Por-  ado."  iVever use a cloth to wipe dust off  the fine finish of the car. This dust  is a fine grit, and the cloth grinds it  Into the surface so that it soon becomes dull. Use. a fine hair duster  If you are in a hurry, but the best  way to remove ffust is to flow water  over it. The first How softens the  dust and mud. and the second flow  removes most of it. Then a solution  of a high-grade linseed oil soap is  used to finish the cleaning, the whole  surface being thoroughly rinsed before drying with a chamois'cloth.'  NO  MOKE   HEKW  FOR  ���������SO.MHEi;   CM/UK  VICTORIA.'July i8.���������Soldier dubs  soiling beer here to members can no  longer get beer from the liquor board  The .'attitude of the liquor board  is that it will not allaw itself to be  placed in the position of aiding soldier clubs, to "break the lia.uor law,  by serving them with a supply in  large quantities.  Liquor for clubs* has not been obtained on special permit, but on 'he  ordinary permits, held bv'individual  members of. the clubs. When these  permits from the clu1'- members v>nt  to the vendors too often,, the vender  informed the club officials that toe  much, beer -had beeu going to the club  and that he had been instructed to  re-fuse sales en the permits.  ���������^1 f-  tHB Al^OT SFQHI) PdS-t.   A������&OtSFOJfctt,   b.  d  V-tifWKi  ���������t-t���������"fi?  - *J���������������������������^r��������� MiwtM  mmm!  That tlie best of Meats caii. be purchased at this Store   .,  We select our, Beaf with intelligence:  that'i  why. one  of our roasts make such a fine ,meal.  Try one of our prime roasts and be convinced.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1900  Abbotsford, B.C.  UNLESS YOU HAVE A ZENITH CARBURETOR  As we have pul Ihe Zenilh Carburetor on a  number oi" cars in this district and they -have invariably iiiven the verv best of satisfaction to the  owner of the car.  This-week we installed a Zenith on a 1912 Cadillac Croii] Vancouver and the owner has some  good words Tor Ihe new Carburetor. De writes  us that, lie is now gelling double the mileage from  his gasoline.  , Abou 11 wo weeks ago we f i I led u p a 19.11 Cult -  ing car with a Zenilh. The owner was getting 8  miles a gallon, but when in the garage the other  clay he I old us he was gelling 20 miles from a gallon.   What are YOU getting out of a gallon?  Are these, car owners in your class? If you want  to be in their class see us.  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 our work to be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  .  Limited  Phone, B. C. 7 AJMSOTgFORI) B. C.        Farmers 1-018  Buy Your Goods At  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  THE COUNTRY STORE  with Ihe CITY SERVICE  / NEED YOUR BUSINESS  Farmers' Phone 1303  DO XOT  KNOW OF  ROAD PROMISES  COLOIIKI)   GASOLINE  ,'  'MAUD MULLER   (l^r^li/M)  Maud Muller on a summer'.-- day-  Is picking berries for ;ier pay.  i  Clad in her overalls of brown,  Which she lias brought with her from  -^        town,  She looks quite chic, for    Maud you  know,  Ts city bred, and likes to show'  That she can work and yet look smart  Enough to break a rustics heart.  Singing she'picks, while all around  Each  unfamiliar sight and sound ���������  t  Of rural life takes her attention,  A. few of which 1 briefly mention.  "Say,  Si!   wliatN came  of that there  bucket  Of,skim-milk for'tlie caif? "1 took it  And give it to the pigs; you said  As how the cows had all been red."  "0,h!     Chrissic!     Mabel's    round    a  snake,  AH black and green!"  "Por mercy's  sake  Don't touch it." "1 once knew a ginl<  Who seen a lot, hut they were pink."  "Hey   girls!   cut   out   that     talking.  quick,   .  What d'ya think this is, a picnic?"  0  "Aint    hca    grouche,    he's- always  kickin,        - ���������  I can talk and keep on pickin."  "Mow  many  baskets you-got May?"  "I difnno:   I. spilled some.    S:iy!  I'm as hungry as a bear, 1 wish  They would'nt. always give us hash."  "What kind of bug    d'you    suppose  this' is?"  "I dunno; aint these measely berries"  "There goes the    dinner bell,    let's  beat it!"    "  "I'll tell the world I'm ready for it!"  And so it goes,- arid in the evening,  Maud    dances or she    goes in swimming.  ii i  Yes after all is said and done,  Berry picking's lot's of fun.  And after Maud gets back to town,.  Her nose all    peeled, her    face    all  brown,.- -   . .  -,���������  She'll say, as she' applys cold cream,  "T'm glad I went, it might NOT have  been."   -   ;.,  .   , V .     '    POM'POM  Our bread conies m.s  Ippfpfa "   regularly  as  Ihe .sun,  Ippfli    freshly baked for you  f8SS&**cach     morning,' and  gp^j?  brings'    health      and  "^      " '   strength   to   all   who  eaT it.       ,    '  Patronize.the bread made, in  Abbotsford  and  keep the money a I home. , .   "  Baker's bread keeps the house cool  ALBERT LEE,  Baker and Grocer  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  Take advantage of the;  Government    refund of  $2.50, hp lo ten cases of powder, and blow  your slumps  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL. ESTATJS���������iHoiift}- fo Loan ������n <>'ood Fnrm Alortgiig-As  A. McCallum  Abbotsford  fcgwgg  WE ARE PROUD OF THE QUALITY OF OUR  GOODS. '  Preserving apricots, per crate $1.95  Lemons, per dozen >.  75c  .        WEEK-END OFFER  Our Hand-Rolled Chocolates, per lb. .. 38c  THE  FUTURE OF THE ANIMAL  CHILLIWACK, Ii. C. July I 5.���������  At the monthly luncheon of the hoard  of trade a|. the Royal Hotel on  Monday the after-dinner discussion  dealt chiefly with letters from the  minister of public works and the  minister of agriculture in reply to  letters of the board of    trade re the  paving of the road    between    Sardis  and Rosedale.  In his letter, Dr.- King said that he  liad no knowledge of any promises  made by the - department of public  works re the paving of the road. In  any case certain preliminary work  had to be done such as had been carried, out this year, and the work  would.probably be proceeded with  next summer.  The Mission City W. I. flower'show  will he held on August 18th.  A   pre-war  idea  of coloring  gasoline  has  been   revived  in   London.  The purpose is to let the motorist  be sure he is buying the right grade  of   fuel.  As far back as 1909, the Austrian  government used a ping coloring  matter to differentiate between free  and taxed gasoline. Fuel for commercial purposes' was free of duty in  those days, while a tax was placed or  that used in passenger cars. The.  easiest way to distinguish one from  the other, when the oil was shipper;  tot lies ervice stations, was to color  Ihe fuel intended for passenger cai  sales.  By the use of cochineal, an insect  dye, the strength of the original gasoline is not diminished, automotive  engineers say. It is only when aniline or mineral coloring matter is  used that a sediment is produced and  the effectiveness of the fuel is lessened.  The question is often asked us.  "What do you think about a hereafter for animals?" The only answer  is to say that whatever we may think  we know nothing. Even .our own  future is wrapped about with so  much mystery that our hope of it. is  a matter of faith. It does not admit  of an unanswerable demonstration.  Humanity seems to have clung to a  belief in immortality from the earliest days of which we have record.  The world's wisest and best have  gone their way facing the darkness' at  the close of life's day'with this hope  more or less brightly burning, like  a lamp with which they trusted to  find the threshold of a house not  made with hands'.  Not a few whose names have been  written  high  on  the scroll  of fame  men like Butler and Agassiz, men of  ;fine intellectual  power and  unsway-  , ed by sentiment, have found nothing  in  philosophy or  science  to  prevent  ; their belief in a future  for the ani-  ; mal as well as for us.    Conscious of  ; the limitations of our knowledge, we  j still say that if love,  fidelity, devotion, pertain to that in    the    human  [I life which cannot die, why should wc  ��������� doubt  it  persistence    wherever     wy  meet it?    And then, unless there bo  some   future   where   tho   un measure-: I  sufferings of the animal world sha'l'  I find compensation for the undeserved i  I evils  under  which  they,  innocent ol !  (wrong, have lived out their too orton :  jsad and  tortured lives, does not th   ���������  eternal  justice stand   impeached     ;<< ���������  Ithe  judgment    seat  of     hum:uii| ������������������������������������< -  loblcst sonc of right?  A. G.ANDREWS  CASH   GROCER  ABBOTSFORD,   H.    C.  CONFERENCE   OF  PREMIERS  OF GREAT VALUE TO EMPIRE  HARRISON HOT SPRINGS  HARRISON   HOT   SPRINGS,   July  .18.���������For some    time    past a   ���������larg?.  j Curtis flying boat has been operating  j in this vicinity, with headquarters at  j the Harrison Hot    Springs, for    the  j purpose  of    choosing    triangulation  stations for    more    detailed    survey  (work.    The work is being done    by  | Messrs F. H. Lambert and R. Tuite  [for  the   Dominion   Geodetic  Survev.  Pilot E. L. MacLeod of the    Jericho  station, who is in charge of the plane,  states that Harrison lake is an ideal  seaplane  station on .account of  the  excellent protection and the expanse  of; water.  The London correspondent of the  Canadian Press sums up what the  Conference of Premiers or the Empire has' achieved:  t. It paved the way for and made  possible the great disarmament conference  of the  world  powers.  2. Its deliberations resulted in the  decision that the Anglo-Japanese alliance must be brought into harmony  with the covenant of the League of  Nations, which means' that the milli-  tary clauses of the treaty must be  eliminated, and it prompted the idea  of a conference on Pacific problems,  which, if it be successful, will make  the Anglo-Japanese alliance unnecessary.  |      3.   It   created   the   atmosphere   fa-  j vorable for the step toward the sct-  j tlement of the     Irish     question  and  through  General Smuts, rescued the  'negotiations from failure at    an ex-  j fremely  critical   juncture.  !     4.  It enabled the statesmen of the  dominions to arrive at full knowledge  ���������and comprehension of  the principles  [underlying the Britsh  foreign policy  land of the effect which the    application of such principles produced up-  ion the international situation.  j     !).  ft   settled   the  important  question of the disribuion of he Germa'r  reparations  among  the  various  portions of the Km pi re in a way satisfactory to all.  G. fl, reaffirmed and defined certain principles of the empire's constitutional development and cleared  up misconceptions and misunderstandings regarding a number of  questions such as, for example, the  decision to appoint a Canadian minister  at   Washington.  7. It discussed and passed useful  resolutions upon such ������������������ important  problems as overseas settlement, development of aerial transportation  improved wireless and cable communications and  shipping.  WANT COLUMN  Advertisements under the above  heading cost 2������ cents per issue.  Leave copy and money at The Ab-  'lotsford Garage.  LOST���������Black, Female Cocker  Spaniel. Finder notify Dr. McKin-  ley of Sumas, Wn., or leave word at  Shortreed's,   and  receive  reward.  ICF  PLANT WORKING  TO FULL CAPACITY  (From   Fraser Valley  Record)  The death occurred on Monday,  July 18th, of Kenton Hougen of  Matsqui. The funeral took place on  Wednesday.  John D. Rockefeller  82nd  birthday lately.  celebrated his  The ice plant at the Farmers'  Cold Storage at Matzic is working to  capacity in order to supply sufficient  ice for the car lots of berries that are  being shipped east. At the present  time four to five cars of berries are  rolling daily to points on the prairie.  The ".lality of the fruit is excellent  and from reports received as far east  as Winnipeg, the "berries are arriving in line condition and the trade  s  well satisfied.  Prices are not as high as the growers anticipated. Latest reports state  that the selling price is around $3.-  2~> and $:j.00 at destination. At this  figure the grower will net around  $.2.00 f. o. b. warehouse at point of  shipment. With cost of picking at  8 ���������">(*��������� to .$1.00 per crate, crates at  .������.2{J plus hauling, and packing and  cartage to be deducted, there remains  only a small margin for the grower.  It has been estimated that it costs  from 7r,,< to $1.00 to produce a crate  of berries under present conditions.  This is actual cost and does not include an allowance for interest on  the investment or depreciation. If  the berry business it to be placed upon a paying basis there must- first  be a wider and more efficient method  of distribution; Berries should be  graded and paid for on their merits  and only first grade stuff be labelled.  Second.���������the cost of labour and  picking should be reduced at least  twenty-five per cent. Boxes are too  high and can he manufactured bv  the Association in a plant, of their  own at a co3t to the grower of 22������.  Third���������Loyalty to the Association.  It is the only medium that will ensure permanency and stability for  the industry.  ^jXr.dr.  W&  -*<*tfrv

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