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 With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  !'���������     \.  Vol. XXIV, No. 10.  Abbotsford, 13. C./Tluirstlay, July 21,1922.  $1.00 Per Annum.  i a    *.������'���������  '���������*��������� -. VEAL, BEEF, MUTTON, etc.     .  ;��������� **6tJR*CO0L;'SANITARY;FLYPRQOF* '���������  h     . MEAT DEPARTMENT  i       . .,- -  -  -- ��������� ��������� -  %.      Supplies the choicest meal^s at lowest market  vprices. :l;^ ,    , :    '  R. DesMAZES  - 51 f n. c. Ten. to  ���������< | %i Funiiei's Phone 1012  ' j1 During the'past"decade there have  been several; excitements in 'Abbotsford and district.' Two. of these ha\f  been due to oil excitement, and one  or two to the.report "that there was  coal in Sumas mountain. - Now-there  is Just a possibility that both may:  ���������e&is*-!:a'ceording..tat repor-t-^at'-the^Eost  office. "  '^T.he members ' of .the Abbotsford  Garage' have been "active in'having a  radio-station established in town and  have spent-considerable time in getting it into successful operation.  That they have so far failed is not  due to any fault on their part, but  to conditions locally. .    ,  Last week many peopla in A'obcts-  ford listened to ' the- entertainment  provided when Mr. Harrison or  Messrs.".Cope & Son, of ' Vancouver,  who was here for the purpose of es-  RASPBERRIES COME ON SLOWLY  tablishing a radio' station in Abbotsford j '      ���������' ';   -     '  .-;The result of the test which Mr.  Harrison gave-here was not as satisfactory as he" would have liked it to'  have, been. This started ��������� a long list  'of questions as.to the vrtiy and the  whercfore,*and,lhte"p'aper':has-been~ reliably informed by one who has spent  considerable, time testing in the radio  to-get-1 a satisfactory station in -the  Fraser.Valley.'. He said that the  presence of mineral or oil in the.-Ab-  bosford district would have to ' be  overcome before a successful radio  station could.be established,here.-Of  course all would like to see a radio  v ation at Abbotsford, but if either  coal or oil is found-in the district it  ���������wculd mean much more to the town.  Now the question is where is this  oil or mineral?.  HUNTINGDON, . July 18.���������The  berry ranches are at the height of  their population with gay pickers  from Bellingham/New Westminster,  Vancouver and Victoria and many intermediate points.' ;  There are not so many girls ab  last year, as the crop is below the average and-as the.berries are ripening  slowly, the growers are not so  anxious about pickers as they were a  week ago.1 It looked then as if the  crop could not be handled while in  good condition by the pickers in  sight, but many have returned home  since then,, unwilling to wait on tlu-,  reluctant fruit. If the vines should  ' get'"the much-needed rain in a few  days, tlie berries will benefit greatly. At present some of the owners  fear that the later fruit will not have  moisture enough to mature.  Mrs. J. W. Cain, of Champion,  Alta., is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.  W. Gray, for a t-ort ti..i<\  On Saturday even'r.- of this week  the local Maso?.e will entertain the  brother Masons of Sedro-Woolley,  Wash.  INSTALLS A FAST  DOUGH    MIXER  This week Mr. Albert Lee, our  local baker, "who is always looking  for something to improve his business, has installed" a Peerless Motor,  the only one in the Fraser Valley, for  mixing the dough for his bread. This  does away with the old scheme of  mixing the bread by hand, and is very  much quicker, also very much better.  One thousand loaves an hour is the  output of this wonderful machine.  As it requires a lot of dough to install this dough-mixer Mr. Lee expects that his business will be such as  to bring in the dough faster than  ever. He says he had to do it on  account of the local demand for his  bread, as people are realizing every  dav that money sent out of town for  bread does jiot make the dough plentiful in Abbotsford.  VERY   SUCCESSFUL   GARDEN  PARTY TIIVfUSDAY EVENING  ' One of'the moat successful garden  parties' in,.the'history of Abbotsford-  Look place on Thursday evening on  tlio spacious grounds'of St. Mai I hews  Chur.ch. Tlio.'laditis and gentleman  responsible for'U/e decoration of tlie  grounds had worked hard, and the  ,flags and bunting,' Japanese lanterns  and electric lights, and tastily, arranged tea tables and'\booths made a very  pretty scene on the" lawn. There were  numerous attractions for young and  old from the "Aunt Sally," which fho  boys specially-enjoyed! to the clock  golf,-beloved" of ,the Scotchmen.-,- The  guessing con teat was well patronized  and prizes wore 'won by Miss Alder,  Mrs.'Saunders and'Mrs. Webster. The  ladies looking'after the .refreshments  were indefatigable in their efforts to"  satisfy the inner,,^ man; -while the  home made candy.found .ready buy-  Gl'S. '      * * i  A feature of tlie evening' was-the  dancing of Mile. Barbes of the Barbes  School of Ballet, Vancouver. Mention  must be made .too; of the mysterious  tent at one corner of the grounds'  where "Madame. Wanda" - was '-kept  busy tolling fortunes..until everyone  present had liearo" something of her  mystic lore. The "Abbotsford band and  the, Abbotsford locallorchestra added  materially to the/pleasure of all present by their music, both in .the early  Vart-of fcbe evening and later for  the dancing on the green.  ; "The Parish -Hah fund to which the  ���������entire proceeds go/-.',will benefit"considerably, by thes'an\o,unttaken:- Those  :in-,chargCiOf;thtkvaiiouS7:departments,  were: Tea Tables,.-Mrs. F.-S.'*Thorn;,  Ice,Cream, Mrs. A.'S.-.Cohway; Home  Cahdy,.-Mrs. W.nr. Taylor'; - Guessing  Contests,-Mesdames Marshall ,and H;  F. Thorn; Golf Clock; . Mr. F.-. S.  Thorn; "Aunt Sally," Mr. H. F.  Thorn; Decorations, Mrs.-T. F. Saunders;   Mr. A. S. Conway. \   ������������������  SING SING IS NOT SO BAD  SAYS THOMAS    MEIGHAN  Alderman and Mrs. R. P. Petti-  piece and Harry Taylor have returned from camping at White Rock.  Our popular blind hero, James,  Downie, sang at the arena on Friday evening.  Sing Sing prison "is' not such a bad  place after all, according to Thomas  Meighan, Paramount star, who comes  to the Abbotsford Theatre next Sat-  day, July 29th. in his' latest starring  vehicle, "The City of Silent Men.'  Mr. Meighan and his company spent  more than two weeks at the famous  penitentiary, taking scenes for the  new picture, and,in many of these the  warden and the guards and even some  of the prisoners, appear.  * "Prison conditions are now different from what they used to be,"  said Mr. Meighan. * "The men are  treated more like human beings.  They all seem cheerful, they are not  compelled to have their'heads shaved,  or to wear stripes, and they can furnish and decorate their cells to suit  their own fancies. They have their  periods of recreations, and their  games, such as . baseball, handball,  etc.; have their own motion picture  theatre, publish their own prison  newspaper, and have many other  means of diversion."  [n his new"production, Mr. Meighan d plays the role of a country youth  -who is sent to serve a term in Sing  Sing, and to secure the utmost realism, the scenes were taken in the exact locale of the story. The direction was by Tom Forman and the  supporting cast includes Lois' Wilson,  Kate Bruce, Paul Everton, George  MacQuarrie and Guy Oliver.  TIME TO CRT BUSY  BEFORE TOO LATE  Mrs. E N.v N. Woods and Mrs. G.  Woods of New Westminster are the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Brydges.  Mrs. H. J. Fraser visited her  daughter, Mrs. J. Steffins of Chilliwack, this week.  Mr. James was a visitor to Vancouver on Friday. - -  Miss Florence.Roberts is spending  a holiday camping at Bowen Island.  Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Chittenden of  Bradner are rejoicing over the birth  of a baby girl which took place in the  M.-S.-A." Hospital last week.  - Mrs. J. Steffins of Chilliwack visited Abbotsford-over the week-end.  Mrs. ,F. Olding spent Friday in  Vancouver.  . Master Maurice Brydges is. visiting  the McMenemy family at their White  Rock, cottage.  Mr. Wm.;Mitchell . was a recent  .visitor-in coast cities.  Mr. and- Mrs. Wm. Ferris visited  friends in Abbotsford this week,.coming up by motor from their home in  the Delta.   .   ��������� -.  Mr. 'Frank Rucker .was the recent  guest of his grandmother, Mrs. Bigger of "South Westminster.  Miss Simpson of Calgary, Alta., is  the guest of Mrs. Huggins.  '- -Mr. Alan Hill-Tout had the "misfortune of * having all the out buildings on-his farm, including chicken  house, barn, garage and pig,pen, destroyed by-bush fire last 'Saturday.  The house was not damaged:  Mr. andiMrs. J. C..Blair of Vancouver/visited Mr. and Mrs.    A.    Taylor  6n,-.Suhday.i-.v-,.--r-.i.+ ^,'.'j.c-<-s.-v-..-,,"���������'������- ��������� ;  v Mr. and Mrs.'George Hart.arevisit-  ingxMrs.1 Hart's liome 'in, Ash'croft.  ' Rev. ,and ;Mrsr- J.' C. Alder are  spending a few 'days in Vancouver:  " Mrs. Croquet and two sons ��������� of  Vancouver visited Mr. and Mrs. A. R.  Gosling on Sunday. '  Mrs. J. Caldwell, Sr. is the guest  of her daughter, Mrs. Lithgee in  Vancouver.  ' The Right Rev. Bishop De Pencier  of Vancouver was the guest of Rev.  A. H. and Mrs. Priest last Friday.  Mr. A. D. Campbell of Sardis and  Mr. and Mrs. fssaic Campbell , and  Miss Campbell of Seattle were weekend guests of Mr. and.. Mrs., J. W.  Wright.      ,  Madame Bclates-Barbes and Mile.  Belates-Barbes from Vancouver are  the guests of their uncle,- Rev. J/C.  Alder.  The -Rev, W. A. Wilson, D. D., of  Vancouver visited the Sikh Temple  here on Monday and was also a guest  at the Manse. -.    - -  Miss Florence McPhee of,the nursing staff of Mt. Vernon Hospital,  spent Thursday at her home in Abbotsford. ��������� ���������  The Messrs.    Weir    have   .moved  into the residence of    Dr. Swift    on _  Hazel  Sireet.  Cecil and Leland Hooper , of Vancouver were recent visitors' at the  home of Mrs. J. J. McPhee.  Mr. Weir, Snr. was'a    recent visitor'in Vancouver. ���������.  \    -���������       '���������    .   .  *   Miss Ina Fraser has .returned from  a holiday spent in Kamloops. .  ,:-   ���������  -    The anniversary dance held in, the  ���������Harrop Hall on Friday evening was a  N great success and much    enjoyed ,by  the large crowd in   attendance.    Exceptionally fine music was rendered  for the dance   by Heun's   four piece  orchestra.   n  Accompanied by Rev.  A. Harding  Priest', the following officers of the  Abbotsford Trail Rangers journeyed  to Bradner on Tuesday evening, and  initiated the officers of   St: Margaret's Church    Trail    Rangers,    Revel  ��������� Salt,' Robert Baker,"    David ' Gosling  and - Archie ' Conway.      Games - were  played in which the Abbotsford. ;boys  won, due in part to the training,given  ihem^by Rev.'-AT H/ Priest-.- ,'��������� \:~ ���������  '    Uiideiv the auspice's.of Abbotsford  ���������Review, No. 20, W.BjA! ofthe'.Macca-  bees, a whist drive-and dance'Will be  held in the Masonic Hall  , on .Friday  evening, July 28th, at 8 p. m.   An evening's enjoyment is'  promised    all  who attend.  Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar. .    ��������� ' . ;*  Great reduction in all lines of summer goods.  Ladies Dresses, to clear, from $1.00 up.  TWO ONLY���������White Voile Dresses,   regular  $12.00 value, on sale at * f ?'2i  Ladies' Waists from ---- *1.to  Underwear all at reduced prices.  Vests, from - 25^  Small Boy's Brown Canvas   Boots,   on   sale,  a pair ' :....: :  95<*  Straw Hats, values to $3.50, on sale for   sold  in sight! This cannot happen as Polarine is sol  at all the leading garages. Always ask tor Po  arine and get the best out of your car.  s  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  Phone 53 or 25X  Tho government is taking gravel  and earth out of the St. Nicholas  gravel pitt to fill in the ferry slip J  at the Matsqui-Mission ferry. It is  quite a hall, but that is not the only  serious phase of the matter. Several large trucks are doing the haul-  and the road does not appear U  stand it. The result will be that in  the course of the next week or ten  days the Huntingdon-Riverside road  between the St. Nicholas pit and the  fprry will be full of holes. Are the  Abbotsford people going to stand for  this? There is considerable business  coming to this town from Matsqui  prairie owing to the good roads, but  if the road becomes impassable this  trade will be likely to be cut off for a  time.  ���������  GET  OUR  PRICES  ON  LINOLEUM  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY" PkO& fWO  THE ABBC  *if\&  *������������������-���������-.>--- ''fc*VJ^i!""5a*���������������  J.  THE ABBQTS&ORD POST  Published Every Friday  A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  F  R1DAY,     JULY   21,   1922  Would it not be a good idea for our j JW*  but ^decidedly p  town   to   provide   a   tourist  canipinu      , j h has lakcn piace in recent years  could avail l  '  encouraging  the    better  ground where the tourist  himself of the luxuries that a first-  class small camping ground could be  equipped   with?     It  would  put    the  town on the map for the tourist trade'  for all time to come. When the pave-'  inent is' completed to Sumas (b\vn-;in  Washington there is sure to    be    a  number come to B. C. by that route  owing to the fact that Blaine is now  quite overcrowded on holdiays    and  very often on other days. Tourists do  not like delays, especially when coming to B. C. and for that reason will  probably, take the new route, as a few  hours' in B. C, enjoying    the    sunny  climate of our    fair   province    is' all  they want.  Many of these tourists leave home  with the idea of camping out and will  ordinarily go some distance out of  their way to a real good camping  ground.   Let us get busy.  Mt. Lehman  Money brought into this province  by the tourists u is as good as that  from any other source, and as' useful.  We get accretions of wealth from the  precious metals, but they have to b^  mined; from the forest, but k has to  be logged; from the sea, but the fish  have to be caught and cannod. Tourist money is brought to us; delivered  at'our very' doors without our having had to undergo any of the before-mentioned laborious prepara-  tins. This is the,time of year when  tourists are coming to us by the  hundreds', bringing treasure in, both  hands. A trip any Sunday along one  of our marine drives --proves this;  one will see a score of- automobiles  with a Los Angtles or other southern  label in one afternoon.    -  ,The example par excellence of a  country that'has scientifically developed the tourist, business is afforded by Switzerland, where, before  the war, it was a national asset bringing in annually to that country an a-  mount equal to many millions of dollars. The war of course knocked  everything -endways,, and. though  Switzerland received a greater number than usual of-royal guests of one  sort or another, the.tourist business  proper fell-off. Itris recovering now,  and the essential qualifications of  caterers to .tourists being possessed  by the' SwissMn a pre-eminent degree  it .will, ultimately resume its former  sway.-��������� If was. the knowledge of what  Switzerland has done and is able still  to' do in this direction that made Mr.  Carl P. Huebscher say, when he visited us last year, that we were not living up, to our possibilities'. As th-  Swiss consul-general, he told us that  we possessed the Switzerland of A-  merica, and that by proper management, including the making of roads  ���������and the establishment of suitable  hotels we should soon find out the  benefit of our enterprise and get  ample returns from it.  ln   this   matter- the  extraordinary  -development of the automobile is a  principal factor. Whether fongood or  ill, gasoline is a force to be reckoned  t with.    The first requirement of the  -.possessor of an automobile is to have  ,. somewhere to go.    He therefore becomes an enthusiast in the cause oi  - good roads.    Good roads are his fa-  ' vorite desideratum, and the haunting  desire of the automobilist is to find  _ roads that lead somewhere. He lik.os  ," variety, and there are times when he  ; is prepared for a long stretch; not a  few miles but a few-hundreds of miles  A policy of road-building therefore  is the first step to attract tourists to  -. this counry of lavish scenic beauty.  There should be a road up the Squa-  -. mish   Valley,   and   a   trunk   road   to  '" Lillooet.    Our interior is not opened  up as it should be, and its beauties of  mountain and  sea,  river  and  valley  are comparatively inaccessible.      The  -  success and popularity of the    Island  Highway afford an instance of what  can  be done in this direction.  Some years ago California woke  up to the necessities of .the case and  ",: floated a $20,000,000 loan for internal road building. The wisdom of  that course has never been questioned  In 1917 the act providing for a statewide system of durable hard roads in  Illinois was passed by .the Legislature of that state and at the November election in 1918 it was approved  by the electors of the state by a majority of 212,405 votes. The act provided for a bond issue of $60,000,-  000, the work to be under the supervision of the state department of  public works and buildings. As a result Illinois is' being covered with a  network of fine roads, to the great  relief of the agricultural population  and the delight of tourists. These  are cases in point. But neither Illinois nor California have such attractions to present to users of roads as  our own province has.-���������Province.  A  GRATIFYING   CHANGE  and which is    becoming    more    pronounced.  A pleasing manifestation of-this  was given a few days ago when, addressing one of our Western Canadian Clubs, Hon. H. II. Stevens, who  was a minister in the Meighen Government, frankly stated that he believed the King Government was honestly desirous of helping the farmers of Canada in their present difficulties and was earnestly seeking **  .way whereby practical assistance  could be rendered the agricultural  industry.  Newspaper despatches reporting  the proceedings of the Parliamentary  Committee investigating the problo-m  of wheat marketing indicate that the  members, in giving consideration to  this large and vitally important subject, are not trying to make a party  capital for themselves', and to place  their political opponents in a false  light, but are sincerely striving to  evolve a policy and device ways and  means which will be practical and  provide for the removal of present  disabilities imposed on agriculture,  and give to the producer of grain a  reasonable guarantee that he will receive the largest possible financial  returns from his labor.  Both from the purely Western and  the larger national standpoint tho attitude now being- displayed towards  ��������� agriculture is most encouraging, and  \ holds promise that the same patriotic  and business-like views will prevail  when Parliament is called upon to  deal with the other great national  questions,, in the wise solution of  which is bound up the -welfare and  prosperity of the people of this Dominion.  And why should this bigger, better, national viewpoint not prevail in  our national Parliament? Considered  in the mass, the Canadian people,  while interested as all people living  .under a' democratic form of government must be interested in the organization and policies ' of political  parties, are not rapidly partizan and  more concerned in the fortunes;;of  a political party than in the good  government of the country and'the  wise administration of Canada's affairs. "   '  There was' a time when it 'seemed  to be the accepted view that when  one party announced its policy on a  given question, whether that, party be  in office or in opposition,- "there was  only one thing for the other party to  do, and that was to oppose the policy  announced regardless of its merits.  Fortunately for Canada that time  now seems' to have largely passed,  and today political leaders are ' becoming more and more willing . to  acknowledge the good features' of  their opponent's-policy-and to. show  a readiness to co-operate in. -still  further strengthening'such policy and  carrying it into-successful operation.  In these difficult and- trying times  through which the whole world "is  passing it is not" partizan, super-critical government that Canada requires, but patriotic, constructive cooperation by all members at Ottawa,  regardless of the party with which  they are aligned with the one common object of giving the Dominion  wise, sane, business-like administration. Let, there be suggestion, and  criticism and even opposition when  it is called for in the public interest,  but the niain guiding motive of Liberals', Conservatives, Progressives  and Labor needs to be the advancement of Canada's highest welfare  and thes ound development of national policies with a view to the happiness of the.Canadian people and the  enhancement of the prosperity of the  country at large.  We repeat, therefore, that present  signs are both gratifying and encouraging, and especially so to the men  and women engaged in the banner  Canadian industry, agriculture,  which in the past has been the chief  sufferer among Canadian industries  from tlie old-style bitter partisanship  which opposed merely because the  ideas and policies' emanated from  political opponents.  Miss V. Wade left on, July 10 for  her homo in Qu'Appelle, Sask. At tho  close of the holiday season Miss Wade |  will l-fich at Rovelstoke, B. C, having accepted a position on the public  school staff.'  .Mrs. MacLachlan of'Anyox is visiting her mother, Mrs. T. H. Lehman.  Master Stuart MacLachlan accompanied his mother,  Mrs. R. Owen and Mrs. L. Coghlan  were week-end visitor's iuJUhilliwack  being the guests of Mr. and    Mrs.  L.  Brice.  Mr. Jas. MCjEachern is homo from  Tynohea'd and' is making ready to  build a barn.        v  -. '  Haying is general now. While tho  crop is' not quite an average one, yot  some farmers report a yield per acre  as heavy as last year's.  Raspberry picking has begun. The  continued dry weather is having a  serious effect on this, fruit.-  , Royal Anno and Bing cherries' are  now being marketed. 'They are in excellent condition, there having been  no rain to cause the fruit to crack.  Mr. H. Fowlcs is opening his new  store at Gifford on July 18.,  Mr. R. Owen is having a well appointed house built in semi-bungalow  style. Olund Bros, "are the contractors. '"    ' -'i  Mrs. Jas. Livingstone, Murrayville,  district organizer of the W.B.A. of  the Maccabees, was in Mt. Lehman  district lately.  On July 12 a ' large number of  friends met at the home and at the  grave to pay their ' last tribute of  respect to the late Mr. Philip Jack-  man Jr., who passed away on Monday, July 10, aged 59 years. The I'u-  noi-al .services were conducted by  Rev. 1-1. Priest, Abbotsford, and Messrs. W. Towlan, l3d."\VhUo, 1-t. Nichol.  G. Bruski, M. Morrison and V. Lehman acted as pall-bearcrs. Mr. .Jack-  man is survived by his wife and a  family of nine, and also by his aged  father, Mjr. P. Jackman of Alder-  grove. The late Mr. Jackman -was  for many years and took an" active  part in its affairs'. He was chairman  of the Matsqui school board and sec-  retary-treasurer of the Mt. Lehman |  Farmers' Institute.  THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE  GREATER  VANCOUVER  TELEPHONE DIRECTORY  Closes August 1st, 1922. ,  If you are contemplating taking new service, or .' making any  changes in* or addition to your present service, you should send in  notification, in writing, not later than the,above date, in order that  you may'take advantage or the new directory listings.  Tho Telephone Directory offers an attractive and effective medium for advertising purposes. Advertisers should bear the above  date in mind so that insertion may be sure in the Driectory.,' ,  British Columbia Telephone Company  There has in times past been so  much' bitterness' in Canada's party  politics, and such a pronounced tendency for the leaders of one political  party to refuse to see anything good  in the policies and actions of the opposing party, that it is not only grat-on both counts  TELLS OF SCENIC ATTRACTIONS  OF OUR. NORTHWEST  "Thei*e is no other resort region in  the world that has" the immense  snow-Gapped mountains and rugged  ranges equal to thirty Switzerlands  as well as beautiful inland seas, automobile roads, forests, streams, rivers������  and harbors for aquatic sports, goli  ���������links, and sandy bathing beaches as  the Pacific Ndrthwes't'," says-the Om-~  aha Evening World-Herald, in> a  half-column article heading its vacation page entitled, ."Nebraska and  Iowa people are taking advantage of  new summer railroad rates to visit  Northwest." "*       -     -  Succeeding paragraphs describe in  globing terms the natural attractions  of this region, tell of its civic and industrial development, and praise its  climate.  "Its summer climate is the climax  of its lure" it continues. ."Every  hour of the twenty-four is. pleasant,  comfortable and refreshing. The supreme delight of living in the Pacific Northwest is to., be out in the  open when, every breath brings new  life and renewed vigor."  This generous xtribute to the  charms of the Pacific Northwest���������a  message of stirring appeal to residents of the super-heated prairie  states���������is one of the by-products of  the advertising campaign of the Pacific Northwest Tourist Association,  whose advertisements appear in  about'50 leading papers of the United States and Canada, selected to  reach the -greatest number of people  in the districts from which summer  tourists are most easily attracted.  This advertising is expected to  have a big influence in deciding  many, summer vacationists to visit  the Pacific Northwest, including British Columbia, this year.  RAISING CAMPAIGN FUNDS  The prorogation was; protracted,  and it can hardly be said that said  session passed put painlessly. The  hour for the obsequies was fixed at  nine p. m. But the stiff-necked and  hidebound Senate failed to see eye to  eye with the Government on a couple  of bills. It amended the amendment  to the Canada Temperance Act in a  way that retains to citizens of British Columbia and/Quebec the right to  import their own liquids, and at the  same time retards certain Grit Premiers' in their life work of raising  campaign funds. It also made more  intricate funds. It also made more  intricate certain legal requirements  in regard to the cancellation of leases of Dominion lands. It was necessary under the management to settle  the differences. The Senate won out  ���������Toronto Telegram.  WINNIPEG  Jobbers here report business  brisk this past week,   and   you  note that the car receipts are  and they do not include LCL.  ments and part cars, and b.U  very  will  large  ship-  cher  ries are arriving mostly this way.  No B. C. raspberries have come on  the market so far, and while the  fi/rst Puyallup berries were poor,  the last car was very fair. One car  of loganberries arrived from California in poor condition and was jsbbed.  B. C. cherries are-arriving only in  limited quantities are cleaning up  quickly, so far. Ontario sour cherries  are also moving better now at a reduced price. Ontario early field tomatoes''stalled at, $3.00 a basket as  Tennessee and Texas tomatoes wein  much better value.  Wholesale Prices  Raspberries, Puyallup, 24 pts  Gooseberries, B. C, 24,pints,  small  ..........:...   Blueberries, Ontario, 11 qt.  basket   'Sweet Cherries, B. C' 4 bskt.  crate  3.fi0  Sour Cherries, Ontario, 6 qt.  basket, 90������ tor  l'.OO  Traveller  (at    remote    station) ���������  Have you a "Sporting Life?1"     "'":���������   ���������  Bookstall Clerk���������No���������not very:  .5:0,0  2.no  2.2 r������  SICKVICI**  STATION  STUART MOTORS  Chevrolet and Nash Agents  Mission City, B.;C.  TRADE IN YOUR OLD CAR FOR  ��������� ' THE WONDERFUL NEW ���������  Willi this new "490" Thirty Miles to the Gallon of  Gas is not at all unusual. Oil consumption, is correspondingly low. Tire mileage is just as'remark-'  ably high: The new "490", is'the ECONOMY CAR  of this economy season. ".  Smarter, stronger, more comfortable and. more  CONVENIENT than ever. Sliding gear transmission with three speeds forward and reverse. ';New  < and very slrong.rear axle with spiral bevel gears.  N ew bearings in fron t wheels. New and- longer  springs-and"cushions, deeper seats, cord tires all  round.  Chevrolet Dealers,have a'reputation. for Service.  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  BOOKS AND MAPS  FOR AUTO TOURISTS  Copies of two booklets issued by  the Pacific Northwest Tourist Association have been received by the  Fraser Valley Record. One is entitled  "Tho Pacific Northwest for your Vacation" and the other "Automobiling  in the Pacific Northwest." Both are  lications, fine illustrations and with  splendid road niaps. This association publishes a number of more  special pamphlets, pertaining particularly to fishing, golf, yachting. and  mountaineering. Copies of the various booklets can be had on application to the associaton head offices  at 1617-1618 L. C-Smith    Building,  Seattle.  Of Two Fvilw  Cohen���������I bite    effery  take to see eff it is goot,  Isaacs���������Bud ain'd you  microbes?  Cohen���������Veil, yes, but not so much  as I am afrait ohf bad money.  Mother���������Now. Bobby, was it you  who picked all the white, meat off  this chicken?  Bobby���������rWell. Mother, to make a  clean breast of it." '  Wm.-A-tkin'SOll-  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock Specialist.S������I7  23 years among the 'St'ockmejo of.  the Eraser Valley. Am ramila"r  with raedifferent' breeds1 of,live  g ock and their values. ,  Address all communications to  Box & Chilliwack, B.tf  shilling    I  afraid    ot  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister     Solicitor  -   Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8601 P. O. Bojc 09  MISSION CITY, B. C.  Neighbor���������Doesn't your... mother  object to your staying out until two  or three o'clock in the morning?  Young Lady���������She might is she  knew about it, but I always beat  mother in...  A radio can make as much noise  as a wife and the upkeep isn't.:- as  costly.-���������    ��������� ' '--        ::; "   ���������'-...  ���������*m  9  \m  ���������/:!!  iiiulMI������llJ������MI������m������MiaMllMM������tMMM ibt  THIS ABBOf SftOftD POiSl'.  rnrr'.,s"  ������������������ft  i*'" i -��������� ���������>--  PAGE THREE  A. E. HUMPHREY  B. C. Land Surveyor and  'Civil "Engineer  Boom  C   Hart   Block,  Chilliwack  Box    422. CHILLIWACK  9*������m***m9������m^m*m + ^mm������ ��������� m*i������p������i ��������� ^���������j^w - I  yrra~i  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY , FDIDAY  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.,'  . AUCTIONEER and  '. VALUATOR -  \<;' ' <     -   '  Anet ion Sales Conducted^  SATISFACTION (iLTARANTFEI)  LIVE STOCK a Specialty.  P. 0. Box 94  A Hint to the Wise  If you are contemplating auv  painting or inside-   decorating,  don't be .fooled by   offers of a  "cheap 'job."Any painter "who  .makes youa.proposit.ion of this  ;kiiid, is��������� dishonest to    you and  .'-'ruining - his:?'.' own   /reputation."  Good reliable  .materials  combined -.'with 4-good-   wprk-  -manship - "are1   the      cheapest  3. E.PARTON  ABBOTSFORD,  B.   C.  Coup-House Is  Ready  WHITE ROCK,- . July. ' 14.-^The  "coop."- the lock-up recently - built  near-the approach to the pier, commenced " -. operations- - - Wednesday,  though the only-.ceremony was , the  opening" of the doors, of welcome to  .all'who may have bus;ner:s    withj-he  police. ��������� '  ��������� Officer McMahon has again been  intrusted with the, maintenance of  law-and,order, but it is not anticipat-  .ed-.h'e-wiil be,"'called- -upon-to furnish  accommodation to many offenders.  RADIO.    SET  MAY  VOID INSURANCE  Lailway  feivs  in ' Brief  :or, CnL���������E. C. Rice, C.P.R.  .gent,    has   relinquished . his-  ere,, after 11'years' service,  Winds  ticket  a  and has [-one to Florida for a three  months'  joyec- th  :i?  succe  for   17  of the r  vacation, as he has not en-  e bv'st of health of'late. He  eded by W. A. Armstrong,  years in the ticket service  ���������ailway company iii Toronto.  Kentvillc. N.S. ��������� The Dominion  Atlantic Railway has moved 105,000  barrels of apples to Halifax for  export  Issues Checks  Out of Profits  -.-.-:; VICTORIA, . July     14.���������With  no  :-desire of/unduly .alarming enthusiasts  -\the..'Victoria. .District , Fire Insurance  .Agents .. Association    has-   issued    a  Avarnins-aga-inst ��������� the    danger of fire  in-'the^careless or amateur ; installation of radio sets.  Thereecretary of    the    association  statesi-"-Many people do not realize  ���������' that the six-volt storage battery such  '���������a number of enthusiasts' are using to  light the filaments of   their electron  "tubes, is capable of starting aserious  -fire: ���������  if has done so more than once.  ���������Recharging such a-battery   from the  -electric"light .current in    the    house  ! -adds also to the risk of fire, as do re.-  - , cently ill-considered attempts    to re-  '���������'-ceive messages via the    house   .light  .circuit."   '     ", ' ,.  '    Jt-is stated that-tho prcs-vce    oi  '-I radio apparatus; "with the    necessary  wiring, if installed without expert ad-  "'vice,- increacos the lizard of rhosseo  wires adready existing from lighting  ���������installation.  -':    It is'po-htcd cut to fire insurance  policy holders that any changes in  -' the conditions-of the risk, such as an  " increase In the hazard made without  automatically voids the policy.  - the consent of the insurance company  OPENING ON   AUGUST 17  REVELSTOKE, July 17.���������J. M  Humphrey, secretary of the Mala-  kwa committee that is carrying out  the plans of the official opening of  the Revelstoke-Okanagan auto road  on August 17, states that the opening of the Revelstoke-Okanagan auto  road is going to-mean a new era to  the entire district from Revelstoke  south to Penticton and west to Kara-  loops. The auto road will be officially opened on Thursday, August 17, at  1:30 p. in.;. The "ceremony .- will be  held at Malakwa, which is midway  between Revelstoke and Enderby and  only four miles from where the late  Lord Strathcona drove the "golden  spike" marking the completion of  the C. P..-R. on November 11, 1885.  Hon. Dr. Sutherland will attend.  _ .,.��������� .. There are still approximately ,350,000 barrels left for export. ' From the beginning of the  season 1,490 move car.* of apples  were moved than for the corresponding period last year.  '��������� St. John, N.U.���������During the present season the Cana'diair Favif.c has  hauled 2,0'tt' cars of grain containing 4,2������C,003 bushels which have  been unloaded to the elevators al  West St. John, as compared with  2,063 cars with 3,473,5.15, bushels  during the corresponding season last  'year. The elevators at West St.  John still contain'a million and a  half bushels of grain.  ' The new. CaTiailia"ri;'Pacif'c Steam-.  shin "Montcalm,"' which sails between St. John and Liverpool, ^is  equipped with motion pictures. The  bhowing.of motion pictures on board  ship has proven a big'success ever  since its'.inauguration last summer,  and has met with the same popularity and appreciation by passengers as other Canadian Iacuie  features. ,The films are distinctly  and characteristically Canadian in  subject and treatment.  y   "3  Victoria, B.C.���������There are no .better known golf courses in the Do-  - minion' than those at Victoria on  Vancouver Island, no doubt due to  ; the fact .that the game is played  every day. in . the '_ year. It \v. I,  ���������therefore, comV as''a'pleasant ar.-���������  nouhcernent to know" that the ^Canadian Pacific Railway has completed  arrangements whereby guests ot the  Empress Hotel at' Victoria will be  accoidc'd-playing privileges on trie  excellent   18Thok:   Cokyoc!   Course.  Winnipeg, Man. ��������� Miss Haze1  Tompkins, candidate of the. Canadian  Pacific -Railway employees, is, que^i  of the   Winnipeg, winter   carmvu.  .When the voting contest closra all v.  Tompkins, had  27,955.000. .votes   .to  ���������her'credit'."' ���������Miss>-Kathe?yn---McTa;j-  p-art, candidate of tlie Canadian "National ' employees, -ran s������-ond vyij.i  14,252.000 votes and Miss Ls..rier  Cummings of ��������� the T.. Eaton Com-  panv, third with 12,434.0.00 - The--  were 25 candidates. Bonds wort-  sold--to finance -the, carnival. ea-;li  bond  bearing  a  voting'coupon. - ..  There has been more than usnal  "interest (manifested since the announcement, first made Ly th* Canadian Pacific in December, of tee  next international Eucnanslic Con-  ������res~- which is to be held in Rome  in May. The Canadian Pacific, associated' with La Compagnie * ran-  caise du Tourisme, is organizing a  personally-conducted pi'.-nmi'.ne under the spiritual direction oi^a we.-  Inown Canadian priest. The p:l  ������rimage will include the famous  shrines of Italy and Prance, with  special optional-tours to the Passion  Play at Ober-Ammergau and the  battlefields of the Great War.     -  Edmonton,   Alta.'���������Demonstrations  "on raising of bacon  type hogs,  tne  value of dairy cows en the farm and  the value of sheep are being  jfivcn  from  the  train  that   lias  been   outfitted  by   the   Alberta   Government  and  is  now    on   tour   through    the.  urovince.    The   train   itself   is   provided    by    the    C. P. R. ��������� an������    nas  Thos.  Atcheson,  C.P.R. agricultural  representative   in    charge.     hepre-.  anting the .Provincial   Government,  S   G   Carlyle,   live   stock   commissioner,  is   in   charge  of  this  work.  Fhe   sneakers   include   Mr    Carlyle.  Guv Herbert, Medicine Hat; G. Ii. <-*-  Ilutlon,   Calgary;   Profesior   ~ .A.  )owell. Captain Latimer, University  ,f Alberta;  W. L. Carlyle, Calgary ,  nd  Dr.  Morrison  of  the  Dominion  Live Stock Veterinary service.  Montreal. Que.���������J. J. Sullivan/ for-!  lanv   years   well   ki.own    here    as,  ��������� f  engineer  for  the  C.P.R..   wasj  .���������e'eted president of the Engineering!  'r<Uitute  of  Canada, at .the  annual  "Sot that body.   Mr. Sullivan  ���������uecreds   th*   retiring  president,   J.|  M   R.  Fairbairn,   present  chief   ���������������>-.  "..ur  of  the   C.P.H.    In  Ins   vale-,  Victory  address   Mr.   Fairbairn   said  \e  past   year  had   been   a   sc-nous  -  for engineers, following the reaction from the feverish war a-jtiyi.  ies, and he honed th- turning r,omt  *d  been   reached.    The  depression  pd  b*������r.   partic'Liarly  hard  on   tr.e  ;oung^ member^ of the .P"of^.on.  N--n:te the deflation rfr.od. t.:e l.i-  stitvte. for thefirstUme in i-, history   showed a  .vvpius, ?)<} "^  the  year a'��������� ^ration.    .          ^ ,  THE COUNTUY DOCTOR  VICTORIA, July J 4.���������Vancouvei  will receive a cheque fironi the provincial government coffers for the sum  approximately $175,000, the city's  share of the undivided profits from  the sale,'of liquor government control. -  ��������� {  This, announcement was made on  Tuesday by Hon. John Hart,'minister  of finance, who, for several months  has been/busy, with , the department  officials.-working out the details of  distribution" of profits. ' He stated  that the' profits' for September 30 to  March'31'had been, $1,231,365 and  the profits up to that time were $5 41,  603. a total of $1,772,971.  The government, distributed from  the profits made,up to. Sept..30 the  sum ol'. $400,00, retaining the balance until such time as a reserve  fund could be decided upon. Of the  total profits it has been decided to  place the odd $172,971 in a reserve  fund and give*'tlie municipalities  their half of the balance, -according  to the term's of the Liquor Control  'Act. This means that $1,200,000 will  bo divided between the government  and the municipalities.  Tho population of British Columbia is. officially given as 543,582 and  the-population'of tho- municipalities  sharing in tho liquor profits is 396,-  541, so that with'$600,000 going to  the municipalities "' the distribution  works out at almost exactly .$1.50  per capita. [  ���������Vancouver's official population is  111,217; Victoria's is' "given as 38,-  727, so that the capital city will receive about $58,00,0. Tlie' population'of New .Westminster is 1 4,495  and hershare approximately" $28,-  000.: South Vancouver, with '32,000  people, will receive nearly $48,000. -  .Following is the official population of the various municipalities. By  allowing $1.50 for each person it  may readily'be seen what each municipality  will  receive.  Alberni, 700; Armstrong, , 983;  Chilliwack, 1767; ' Courtenay, 810;  Cranbrook, 272 5; Cumberland 1043;  Duncan, 1178; Enderby, "783; Fernie  4343'; Grand Forks, 1469; Green-  -w'odd, 371; Kamloops, 4501; Kalso,  '950; Kelowna, '2520; Ladysmith,  1967; 'Merritt.t 1721; Nanaimo 8S77;  Nelson, 5230;- North' Vancouver.  7652; Port Alberni, 1056; Port Co-  quitlam, 2148; Port Moody, 1030;  Prince George, 2058; - Prince  Rup'erC 6393; Revelstoke, 2782;  .Rossland, 209T;. /Salmon Arm, 627;  .Slocan; 317; Trail,;. 3020; ���������Vernon,  3685.      ���������- ., .   . ,     ..  .  The.population,bf-the city munici:  palities is,'therefore,- 245,237. - The  population of- the district municipalities totals .151,304, - made up as  follows (here again the rule of $1.50  per'person obtains): Bumaby, 12,-  '873;'Chilliwack, 5500; Coldstream,  510; Coquitlam, 2450; Delta,- 3200;  Esquimau, 5000; :Fraser Mills, 772;  Kent, 1100;'Langley, 4000; Maple  Ridge, 4000; Matsqui,-4500;- Mission  3500; North Cowichan, 2987;    North  A country doctor who has readied  his allotted three 'score years and  ten, but is still active in general practice, said the other evening : "\\ hen  I can no longer irospond to the call  of my friend in need, then i will (al;o  in my shingle." Day and night, in  fair weather and foul, this grand old  man goes upon his errands of mercy.  Those who have read Whittier's  ,"Snqw Bound," remember the attractive picture of the country doctor on  his rounds, faithful at , the call,' of  duty, and by his sympathetic readiness to serve, endearing himself to  the whole community.  The tendency of young doctors today is- to locate in the cities because  they believe the up-to-date physician  must keep in contact with his colleagues, with technical facilities and  sources of professional information.  Tho rural districts must compete  with the city to bring the doctors  back to country practise by developing hospitals, laboratories and public  health organizations.  ' Still, there" arc country doctors,  general practicioners grown gray -��������� in  the service of- humanity, who would  not change places with any city specialist, because of the personal satisfaction they have found i in winning  year after year the regard, and,even  the strong affection of an entire  rural neighborhood.'  ' All the rewards and pleasures of  life are , not to be found amid the  hustle and'bustle of the Great .White  Way.  FLORENCE    AIYO    INDEPENDENT  ���������Glenn H. Florence, formerly manager, Growers' Sales Agency, Winnipeg, has severed' his' 'connections at  307 Confederation Life Bldg., Winnipeg, as a fruit and vegetable broker.  Mr. Florence is well - known to the  Fruit trade of Western Canada,, having been actively connected with the  car-lot fruit 'business for the past  six years. He has'retained most of  his former accounts and we wish him  every"success in his new venture.  GOING TO    ENGLAND  ' VICTORIA, Julyl5.���������Hon T. D.  Pattullo, minister of lands, is leaving today for the old countlry. The  minister states that the objects of his  trip is to endeavor to bring to a -conclusion negotiations which .were  started last year for the development  of British Columbia. .- He will be  absent two months.  Vancouver, 38 00,; Oak .Bay, 5 500;  Peachland,,, 501; Penticton, 4000;  Pitt-Meadows, 422; Point'Grey,-20,-'  000; Richmond,.50.00,- Saanich, 10,-  500;" Salmon Arm, 4250; - Smithers  (village municipality) '685; Spal'lum-  acheen, 1817; Sumas, 600j Summer-  land, ,1837; Surrey, 5500; West  Vancouver, 4500..  ��������� The reserve fund will protect the  'government against loss' in case there  should be a repeal of the present  liquor laws. Meanwhile the money  will be used for capital expenditures.  Information reaching Paris from  London indicates that Lord North-  cliffe is not expected to" live longer  than a few weeks.  JUST ISSUED  YEAR BOOK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  .Official data covering agriculture, lands, timber, mining, fishing and  public works. - '  GAZETTEER and Alphabetical DIRECTORY  Describing 2334-cities, towns, villages and settlements within the  Province. Giving location, distances and directions' from larger  points. Stating how reached'.' Including synopsis of local resources,  populations, etc. Containing an alphabetical directory of all business  and professional men, employees, farmers, stock-raisers, fruit-grow-  GTS    GtC.  CLASSIFIED BUSINESS SECTION  All products from the raw material to the finished article; manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers are listed and classified under  714 headings, alphabetically arranged according to towns.  TO SERVE THE PUBLIC  The Public will find Wrigley's Directory at most first-class drug  stores, confectionery stores, hoteis and' garages. In fact, all pro-  gessive business houses will have Wrigley's 1922 BRITISH COLUMBIA Directory.   They will be glad to have you consult it.  SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT  '-'The^1923 WRIGLEY'S BRITISH COLUMBIA DIRECTORY will be  bigger and better than ever. It will, in fact, be THREE BIG DIRECTORIES IN ONE!      It will include  FULL DIRECTORY    OF BRITISH    COLUMBIA  COMPLETE CITY   DIRECTORY    FOR VANCOUVER  COMPLETE CITY DIRECTORY FOR VICTORIA  ���������the Vancouver and Victoria sections containing STREET, ALPHABETICAL and CLASSIFIED Directories, covering all firms and all  residents. We are able to offer this triple value by the co-operation  of our employees and the furtherence of a policy which has always  been progressive. Three directories in ONE VOLUME. NO CHANGE  in PRICE. Subscription $10, prepaid to any address.  MADE IN B. C.  Wrigley's Directories are made in B. C.    Wages are paid in  B. C.    Profits' are spent in B. C.    We employ    53 residents  in Vancouver alone.    Let yours be   WRIGLEY'S B. C. DI-  '  RECTORY.    Keep your money in B. C.  WINNIPEG,     July   18.���������Manitoba,-  is to have a government    of    United  Farmers, following the precedent set-  just a year ago by "the province    of  Alberta.  Yesterday, the Liberal government  of Hon. T.  C.    Norris went to    the  electors for a vote of confidence and    ���������  was rejected.  Premier Norris himself Avas re;-  elected in Lansdowne, his old constituency, and Hon. Robert Jacob, his  new attorney-general, will set a place  in Winnipeg, but three of his collea-  KU0S���������Hon.'Dr. R.S. Thornton, minister of education; Hon. John Williams, minister of-agriculture, and  Hon. CD. McPherson, minister of  public'works���������went down to defeat.  ' Hon. Edward Brown, provincial  treasurer, had intended to run in the  deferred election in The Pas, but under tho' circumstances'- it is thought .  that he will retire to private life.  ' Mr- Norris will find himself at the  head of a. yroup of about eight members, one of four opposition groups  confronting a Farmer party,-which is  expected to have the support of a  clear majority over all in the new  house.  The United Farmers come to the  city with 24 members. In Winnipeg  ,their-allies, the Progressives, failed  to live up to their expectation, and  it appears that only one of their eight  candidates', R. W. Craig, K.. O, will  be-among the 10 chosen, but he will  give'his support to the Farmers. t ,  In a legislature of 55 members a  government can elect a speaker and -  carry on with a total of 29 members,  particularly when the opposition." is  divided, as it will be, in this case, and  there was no thought last night that  anything could prevent the United  Farmers from entering into control  of the administration    at    an    early  Premier Norris will undoubtedly  place his resignation in the hands "of  the'lieutenant-governor at once.  He will be asked to carry on until'  the Farmers have a chance to organize, and they will be called together  at an early date���������elected and probably defeated candidates���������to select.  a leader who will become automaticT  ally premier of the province.   .  It appeared to be  ;very .doubtful  if George C. Chipman will'be elected'  in Winnipeg, and it is impossible; to ,  predict- what effect his   personal de-.'  feat might have on   the.   prospect^ of -  his election to the leadership. ,  Mr   Chipman has been' considered.  in raanv quarters to be the   favorite  for the'position in   the    event, of a  Farmer victory.    He    has    been for'  years editor of the    Grain Growers  Guide, and,    therefore,      associated  with  the economic    and educational  work of the organized farmers' movement in the western provinces. Other  names have not been    discussed very  much in recent weeks.  The following is the net result;  Farmers,  24. .    *     ;  Liberals, 5.  Conservatives, 4.  Independents,   7.  Labor, 2.  Deferred,  3.  Results in Winnipeg's -ten seats  will rot be known for two or three  days, owing to proportional representation system of voting.  Ministers elected���������Hon. T. C. Norris, premier;, Hon. Robert Jacob, at-  torney-general.  Ministers defeated���������Hon. K. b-  Thornton, .minister of education;  Hon John WillisVns,' minister of agriculture; Hon. C. D. McPherson,  minister of public works.  Hon. J. B. Baird, former speaker,  defeated.  Only 13 members of old house re-  elected>out of 31 who ran, Farmer  group has only six members who  were in last legislature. ���������  F J Dixon leads Winnipeg vote,  more than doubling that of his nearest competitor.  The deferred elections are The Pas  Rupertsland and Etlielbert.  SEATTLE LETTERGRAM  Seattle, July 13th.  This market is   slowly   'recovering  from the heaviest    glut    of    cantaloupes in    the    history   of   Western  Avenue, Standards selling at $1.20 to  $1.75 a crate. .  The peak of the Eastern Washington cherry shipments is passed. Apricots are coming on. Elberta peaches  Prom Hanford are due the first week  in August. No new potatoes are,arriving from Eastern Washington, as  they cannot compete with California.  New locals are quoted at 2 1-3<J. All  commodities have a downward tendency.  198 Hastings St.  Limited  W., Vancouver, B. C.  Phone Sey. 2876  n mm 9V T)i ii i ���������  ������������������  ii i   'ft1 " *** *  SASKATOON  The following is report on wholesale prices    for    week    ending    this  date:  Raspberries, per crate  ?o.00  Strawberries, per crate   3.00  Cherries, Bings, per Crate, $2.50  to    :..-.- - ;   3-00  Lamberts, per crate, $1.75 to 2.50 HBKCB  ���������WWW  If'.  THE ABBOTSFORD P0ST, ABBOTSFORD, B. a  STORAGE  Our meats, of all kinds, are now   kept in our  cold storage plant. i  S.F.WHITE  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Fanners' Phone 1909  Abbotsford, BoC.  WEEK IN CALGARY  r The! volume of produce as well as  the variety is increasing weekly. The  prairie demand is decidedly off. The  market has been falling in price  with very little demand, notwithstanding, the fact that the crop is  short; There is no controlof distribution at the shipping end. Consignments' are coming in far heavier  than usual. Some of the retail merchants are receiving more than they  can.'dispose of, and Ave know of cases  where wholesalers are helping retail-  ��������� ers move their surplus consignments  rather than sacrifice the stuff. The  larger wholesalers have been waiting for the poorer grade of berries  and cherries to clean up, but as the  lowelr price of poor goods prevents  them from doing business' they are  beginning to threaten to sacrifice  their No. 1 goods in order to secure  their share of the trade. We conclude  that- consignments of staple commodities has biroken this market. There  is' no doubt a slack supply of money,  and the consumer is trying to make  it go "as far as possible. If growers  are going to get a fair return for  their, labors they will have to agree  tb-\cdhtrol. the ��������� distributions rather  . than pass' ''it' along, to a number, of  dealers here. i  Some fine Apricots have arrived in  Calgary  from Osoyoos. They are  large in size and' baskets    fairly well  1 filled.  ..'Bing and Lambert cherries are rolling in faster than the demand. The  quality is excellent, but for reasons  given above, prices are down.  ' Celery is arriving in car lots from  Armstrong. The pack and quality is  excellent'.  ..A few crate of strawberries are  still coming in L.C.L.���������mostly soft  arid of poor quality.  Rasps are being sent to Saskatchewan and "Manitoba in car lots. The  Alberta market will not pay the price  for pre-cooled stuff, owing to heavy  consignments of L.C.L. berries coming in sufficient volume to place the  pirice below what is asked for car  lot   stuff.  "Some of the jobbers are tryng to  bring in a car of rasps from Puyallup  to arrive here Monday. There is no  need for this', as B.C. is fully taking  care of their needs. If such a  step is taken , we predict a  loss to those involved in the deal as  well as reflecting a sympathetic loss  to B.C. shippers. ' W.e will publish  the facts of this deal should it materialize.  Crops continue to improve, and  there is every indication that a bumper harvest will be repeated.  Calgary Wholesale Price-i  Cherries, B. C. Bings, 4 bxs... $2.50  to  -  $3-00  B. C. Windsor, 4 box, $2.00 to 2.35  B. C. Royal Annes, $1.75 to    2.2b  Preserving Chelrries, $1.50 to 2.00  Black, Red and White Currant���������  slow sale.  Gooseberries, 4 boxes'   2.25  Gooseberries 24 bxs  2.50  Strawberries, peir case   3.75  Some fine local stock from Strath-  more,   per case    -LOO  Rasps, $3.50 to    2.50  VANCOUVER  PRODUCE  The weather has continued dry dur  ing the past week, but has been some  what cooler.    There has been no appreciable rainfall since May 21st.  '.-Trading has been    rather    listless  during the week.  A.few strawberries continue to arrive on the market and go out at  prices ranging up to $2.75. Monday  arrivals from Haney were of exceptionally good quality for this season  and brought the top price.  Raspberries are now much in ev-  dence and wholesale at $2.50 for  good stock.  A few White Currant's are offered  at $1.25 per crate, but go out very  slowlv. Red Currants mov> better a\  $f "::.    Very few B'aces have    been  offered so far, $3.50 per crate is the  price asked for good fruit, but poorer stock has been offered as low as  13<J lb.  Loganberries are now on display  at 10<! per lb.  Cherries are very plentiful and  are offered at various prices according to variety and quality. Some  Okanagan Bings have come in of  good quality and have sold at the  top prices. This variety sells up to  20<J per lb.  During the week three cars' or  of Mississippi rolled in, but owing to  infection from Black Spot it was necessary to pick the whole lot over.  The shrinkage was heavy. Picked  over stock wholesales at $1.75 per  crate.  California , plums, peaches and  apricots will displace California's  during the coming week.  Local green and yellow beam* have  now displaced the imported product  and are selling from 15^ to 20<* per  lb. No broad beans are on the Row,  but are offered on the curb market at  4 lbs. for 25c.  Old potatoes show an increase of  $5.00 over last week's prices.. Three  more cars have rolled in from Washington during the week. They were  all Yakimas. one.of them' . being cold  storage stock.  New potatoes are down to $2.50  per'sack.    ������������������  Poultry is unchanged from last  week. A premium is offered on good  springs which will stand feeding. The  attention of poultrymen. is called  to the inadvisability of milk feeding  unless they thoroughly understand it.  Shipments have arrived recently  which were unskilfully fed and as  a result could not be primed up. The  prices realized must have been disappointing. -  Butter is unchanged with a firm  market. Eggs show a tendency upward and some houses the now asking 33^ for B.C. Fresh Standards.   ,  Veal remains at 13<* for country  dressed tops. Light prime hogs are  unchanged also at 17������.  EDMONTON  Edmonton, July 13, 1922.  Business since the 1st of July has  been rather more dull than it was in  June. During the past week a couple  of cars of Oreston and Wynndel berries have landed in good shape. An  L. C. L. shipment arrived yesterday,  but was practically useless, as all  berries' showed heavy decay.  Our cherry market has been more  or less demoralized by consignment  cherries. There has been an opportunity to get part cars of cherries  here, but it was almost useless to  bring them in, as' the price asked for  them would not permit the regular  jobber to compete against competition he had.  The vegetable market is also badly demoralized as there is a very  large stock of new B. C. vegetables  in here at present. The approximate prices are as follows:  Strawberries, best, $4.00 to  $4.50  Raspberries, best. $4.00 to   4.50  Royal Anne Cherries, consignment.  Bings, $3.00 to   3.75  Cooseberries     2.25  Black Currants   2.25  LET ME  figure on your expert  PAINTING  PAPERHANGING  and  KALSOMING  and GENERAL  HOUSE REPAIRS  ,  R        Estimates, Given   Free  A. R. GOSLING  Bex 31 -.,.*   [   Abbotsford, B. C.  All   Work   Guaranteed  Advertisements' under    the    above  heading cost 25  ��������� cents    per    issue.  FOR SALE���������Four lots' and seven  roomed house with. bathroom and  pantry. Good well water in house  all furnished, . woodshed, chicken  house, chickens^ fruit bearing trees,  electric light. A-li fenced, in town:  Apply to Box 120*, Abbotsford, B. C  2-9-16-23'1  MAIL  CONTRACT  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to  the Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on Friday; the 25th August, 1922, for the  conveyance of his Majesty's 'Mails,  on a proposed Contract for four  years, six times per week over the  Abbotsford Rural Route* No. 2; from  the 1st January next.  Printed notices containing further  information as' to- conditions of pro  posed Contract may be seen and  blank forms of Tender may be obtained at the Post Office of Abbots-  ford,"B. C.  District Superintendent  of Postal Service,  -.   J. F. MURRAY,  Acting District Superintendent.  District  Superintendent's  Office  Vancouver, B.-'C.  I 4th July,  1922.  WHAT WOULD YOU DO?  Should an innocent man who has  been sent to prison on circumstantial  evidence seek-escape or should,he resign himself.to/fate and serve the  term? That is the; question which  confronts Thomas' Meighan, Para^  mount star, in-,his.latest- picture, '.'The  City of Silent -.Men," which will be  shown at the Abbotsford Theatre next  Saturday, July 29th. .    ,  Jim Montgomery might have chosen the.latter alternative, had it not  been for the fact that-his mother was  dying from grief. He makes his escape, but arrives home just in time  to see his mother's funeral cortege  leaving the home. He goes ' west,  and in a new land, builds his' life  anew. He is tracked by a detective,  and he knows that he can be identified by his finger prints. How does  he win his freedom? The answer is  one of the strongest and most sensational climaxes .ever viewed on-the  screen. Lois Wilson is the leading  woman, and Kate Bruce, Paul Ever-  ton, George MacQuarrie and Guy  Oliver round out the cast.  your wife.becausc she does not want to.bake  Bread these hoi days, call up LEE'S GROCERY,  have your Bread delivered fresh every day: and  keep your wife as a.pet.  ALBERT LEE, Baker-and "Grocer  OF ALL K  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  c ' ' '  REAL ESTATE-Money lo Loan oii'.tiooil Farm  [cCallom. ,  Abbotsford  WEDNESDAY,   JULY 26th,  -���������"MARY PICKFORD :  "in. "DADDY LONG LEGS]'  The funniest, saddest,, sweetest story in, the world.  ALSO, a two reel Comedy "PETTICOATS AND PANTS"  10 REELS IN ALL  P. S.    Abbotsford Band will be in attendance.  Shows 7:15 and 9 :15 Prices 35c and 15c  SATURDAY, July 29th  THOMAS MEIGHAN  in "THE CITY OF SILENT MEN"  The story of a.man who was sent   to prison for a crime he did  not commit.      And when he escaped.���������   ���������    ���������  ��������� , '  The Rest is the Heights and Depths of love, and human experience. Thrillingly played by a-splendid east including LOIS WILSON.  Shows 7:30 and 9:15 Prices 35c and 15c  STARCH PLANT IS BEING  ERECTED AT NEW WESTMINSTER  The Abbotsford-Sumas Prize Li-it  is now in the hands of the printer,  and in the course of the next ten days  or two weeks will be ready for distribution. The prize list is bigger  and better than ever and the officials have informed this paper that  much more interest is being taken  this year than in any previous year.  The president is' delighted and has  made the boast that the Abbotsford-  Sumas fair will be the best fair on  the south side of the Fraser between  Chilliwack and Westminster. The  endeavor is to put all the other local  fairs in the shade. If you are not  boosting now get busy and do your  part, is the wish of the directors.  A new industry for New Westminster and one which will greatly benefit farmers of the Fraser Valley is  the potato starch plant now being  erected by the ...Pacific Starch Products; Limited, .at the southern end  of the Fraser River bridge.  The plant will have a capacity of  30 tons of potatoes, daily and will  give employment,to between 25 and  30 men and women, the major number being men.  To the farmers it will be a decided  boon because it will enable them to  dispose of their cull potatoes or their  second grades, which, heretofore they,  have had. no market for.  The plant to, be erected, it is estimated, will   cost    from    $35,000    to  ���������$40,000.    It will be of    wood    construction and in two sections, one and  two stories high.  It is anticipated that the plant will  be completed by the early fall when  production will begin at once.  Of great significance to the farmers of the Fraser Valley is' the company's determination to buy its potatoes entirely from white men, and  particularly from stockholders of the  company. Already there are 150  farmers of the valley    holding stock  in the, company, and it is expected  that those arid others who join thorn  will supply the plant.  That the field for such a plant in  Canada is a good one is shown by  statistics indicating that Canada has  been importing 10,000,000 lbs. of  starch and starch products per annum, with the United States' the biggest exporter.  Lack of initiative of starch making  plants, alone is responsible   for this  condition.    Canadian  farmers    grow  potatoes cheaply enough to.meet this  competition and supply them at a  profit to the starch factories above  the border. But hitherto there have  'been very few starch factories, the  present one, to be located hero, being the only one west of Ontario.  Approximately 50,000 tons of potatoes are produced yearly in the  Fraser Valley, of .which 35 per cent,  or 21,000 tons, even under the most  favorable conditions will be graded  No. 2. At present the potato growers  have no means of disposing of these  except by feeding them to stock, but  No. 2, or cull potatoes are just as saf-  "isafctory for manufacturing purposes' as No. 1. This vast supply of No.  2 potatoes the Pacific Starch Products proposes to use.  While it is not expected to limit  the output of the plant this year to  starch, next year the manufacture of  starch products'will be begun. These  products' include dextrine, glucose,  potato flour, edible starch, sago and  tapioca.  Dextrine is used in large quantities by textile manufacturers as a  dressing, and also in gum, paste and  sizing. '.������������������'������������������  Glucose is used most extensively  in the candy and jam industries. |  Potato flour is a valuable    aid to  the. baking trade.    It is rich in vita  mines and improves the flavor of pro  ducts.  For edible starch,   sago and   tapi  oca products   there is'   an    immense,  market.    For food uses, starch made'  from potatoes is far superior to corn  starch,  being    asbolutely    tasteless,  and not having the unpleasant flavor  of corn oil, as starch made from corn  ['always has.  ��������� Potato starch for laundry purposes  also, is declared to be   far   superior  to other varieties.  Such is the range of products of  New Westminster's forthcoming hew  industry. That it should be welcomed by the farmer is apparent. Eventually, it is the dream of the organize  ers of the company, that the whole  Fraser Valley may be linked up, 'all  potatoes for local consumption being  brought to the factory and there  graded. From thence' the No. I's  will be sent to Vancouver on regular  days and. with proper administration  of this business, eventually oust.the  Oriental as a competitor in this qiar-  ket. From that time on if not'before the potato industry of the Fraser Valley will be on a yaying basjs!  HOSPITAL WANTS MORE  MEMBERS    NOW  Every person who pays an annual  fee of $5.00 is entitled to a vote at  the annual meeting. This does not  mean that the amount which you subscribed at the time of building 'the  hospital gives you the annual vote.  Thatvis past, and the district jias  benefitted by the support of those  who have contributed so generously  to the building fund. The hpsipitaj is  a credit to the district being one of  the best and most up-to-date; in the  Fraser Valley. -        0  Now however you are asked to  keep the institution going and have a  vote in the affairs of the liqspij'al.  This means that you have to becoine  a member, and that will, cosf $5 '00  each year. It is worth it and the  institution should have the support  of every resident of the distr^t.    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