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 With which is incorporated ^he Huntingdon Star"  jam n  Vol. XXIV., No. 5.  Abbotsford, B. C,'Friday, June 9, 1922.  $1.00 Per Annum.  SUMAS   COUNCIL  HUNTINGDON, June , R.���������The  oiimas Council adopted -"' the. Ihdein-  nity By-law'On Saturday which iixes  tho board's remuneration at the same  figures as 'last year, the Tleovo receiving' $200 and "' the Councillors,  $ 1 HO each.! ������,        " _���������  As the census figures from Ottawa  have not, yct'.beon reeoived giving llie  population "of the country according'  to district municipalities, tho Deputy  Minlstcjr of Finance at Victoria is  at a loss'in awarding the proportionate share of the. Liquor Act'-profits,  according to population.'^   ''"'  For (liis,reason no profits -have  been distributed to .this-'municipality  since last September.'   -' '  The Department :,has asked . ,tho  Council (o' make a conservative estimate of Uie number of people in' the  district so that the money may be advanced. The amount. due-,will be cor; ]  rected when the figures are received  from Ottawa.      ���������"' s  Council"instructed clerk to reply  that 6,000' would be a /conservative  guess at the population of Sumas.  VADLEY BOARDS MJSET AT  ABBOTSFORD THIS MONTH  The associated Boards of Trade of  tho,i; Fraser'Valley will hold -a' meeting in Abbotsford on Thursday,' June  22n'd"ab'out' 2 p.' m. for tho transaction of f business.  - ,At'8 p. m. tsh'e'visiting delegates  .will be,'tendered a complimentary  banquet by the' Abbotsford Board,  for which great preparations are being made. -'    ,;!, .  Prominent speakers from the government and, others will address the  evening gathering, which, ,\it-*; is ��������� intended will-make. Abbqtsford more  popular1 than ever . aa'aV' real - good  place to go !for both" business "_ and  ���������pleasure. ~ ���������  ���������  MR. LESLIE MURRAY  BURIED. THURSDAY  MATSQUI PUBLIC SCHOOL  Division I. Toacheir, A. Weatherbee  Per cent, attendance, 93:5:l?  , Perfect ,- attendance���������Eva Aish,  Melvin Bergswick, Lenea Borg.  Agnes Ebbeson, Einer" Ebbeson, Oscar Eliiv,, Philip. Frederickson, Dorothy Harris, Grace Huirum, Fireda Iceland, Hazel Jacobson, Walter J^ou-  ' genp "Thomas ' ��������� 'Lancaster, "XJeof'gfe  MutchyHarold Smith,.. Earl Ellihsr-  sen. ]  ���������Leading-pupils in Sr. IV.���������Cyril  ~Smith, Thomas Lancaster., -Einer Ebbeson.  Leading pupils in J,r. IV.���������M'auritz  b Behrne, Elvera," Sundstrom, Harry  " Diffnei;.  Leading pupils in Senior III.���������  Agnes Ebbeson, Ethel Lklstroni, Eva  Aish.  Leading pupils in    Jr. III.���������Grac?  Hurum, Harold Smith, Lenea Borg.  Division II. Teacher, R. Turnbull.  Per cent, attendance, 78.���������  Lead.ing pupils in Second Reader  ���������Nora Paterson, George Paterson.  Stanley Sorenson.'  Leading pupils in First Reader���������  Emma Erickson, Goldeen Sorenson,  Ellen  Erickson. ���������  -Leading pupils in    Second Primer  ���������Ageta    Gustafson,    Bennie    Borg,  - Gordon Edlund.  Leading' pupils in First Primer���������  Harold Paterson, -Ronald Aish,  -George Lidstrom. . ���������. ���������  Leading pupils in Receiving Clas^  ���������HeDry Frederickson, Chester Crist,  Paul My lire."  ,  ��������� Perfect attendance���������Gordon -Ed-  . lund, Lilian Nadon, Henry Fredei-  ickson, George Paterson, C.laude Harris, Goldeen Sqrenson, Ralph Kem-  prud, Stanley Soiienson, Gilbert Lancaster, Bennie Boirg, Paul  Myhre.  The many friends of . Mt. and'  Mrs. Leslie" Murray were shocked to  learn'/tnat Mr. Murray had committed suicide on Mpnday evening by  shooting, himself through the client  with' a "twelve, gauge" V shotgun. Mi*  Munray, who was.of ai bright, happy -  disposition, .was well- known in P vtho  district andno mptive is known for  the deed.      . ,     '   -  :  ..--' j  - He was about 45 years" of age,! ancl  is survived by a wife and oneJdaugh-  ter, Sylvia, who reside.-* here. v.Thc.  funeral was held on Thursday fir'om  the family residence to Hazel-wood  -cemetery. ,r. .The.,,.sympathy...- of. ..the  community is extended to'Mrs.'Murray-and daughter in this- time of  bereavement.  MAY REPORT FOR  SUPERIOR SCHOOL  You have heard of the man who  slept with the window open, but outside of J^oniford "no one ever  dreamt that' leaving ih\ cl.^r ci V\e  Ice plant open would' effect the rise  and "fall of -the Fraser during high  woter. Our citi-onn will forgive h'.u  during the warm su^vner months  but he must not do u in winter.  Miss Wilson has accepted a posi-  ton with the Imperial Oil Company  as assistant manager.  Leading pupils:  Division I.  Teacher M. McDowall.  Percentage for May���������90.18.  2nd Yr. High School���������Jessie Duncan, Ella Fraser. Nora, Hughes.  1st. Yir. High School���������Katie Parton,  Muriel   McCallum,   Irene   King.  Entrance���������Verna  Stinson,  Valerie  Conway, Mary McDonald.  Division II. Teacher, Mi������s Manning.  Percentage���������8 2.5.  Lead-ng pupils:  Junior   IV.���������Robert  Baker,     Eva  Wave, Vera Bailey.  Senior    III.���������Joseph      M,cDonald.  Wesley Hay,  Phyllis Whitchelo.  Division III. Teacher, T. Nelson.  '   Leading pupils:  Junior    III.    A.���������Richard -   Mill,  Doris  Weatherby.  Junior  III.   B.���������Barbara  Brydges,  Peggy Hill.  Division IV. Teacher, Miss Seldon.  Percentage���������86.0   .  >  Leading pupils:  Senior     Second���������Violet    Rucker,  Celina Rowles.  Junior   " Second���������Edza       Kondp,  Kondo.  First Reader���������David Rooney, Wesley Cruthers.  Division V. Teacher, Miss Mutrie.  Percentage���������89.63.  Leading pupils:  First     Reader���������Ralph     Fountain.  Ma: gcret Irvine.  Second    Reader;���������Ethel    Jahason,  Earl Farrant.  First "Primer,   Classes'   A and B���������  Lent Doaring, Sydney Hay.  Receiving   Class���������Gladys    Taylor,  Win. Lee.  HOARD OF TRADE /      ' v  r PASSHSl'KKSOIjU.TIOX  __;       __^#> $  T, A "'meeting-of the Abbotfefoji'd am*  District* Board'Of Tradecwas held" in  the G. W. V.i Ay-room's f on Thursday  In the absence of, M'r.^A. George,  the  chair. - , ;_\  la the absence of Mr./-A.'' George,  ���������ihe sccretarq, Mr. A. Hulton-Harrop  acted  far him.      ,. .- ; ,'j^ '   ^  The president took pleasure in 'informing, the' board' that^Mr." Harrop  Mi ad undertaken, to put'oii a dance in  ,the ^theat,V,e on Friday .evening, .the  proceeds of, which would,'be, used to  defray the expenses of yoUing ,-the  main -street. The.-'ImpeVial/Oil Ltd.  promised, 2 barrels and "ifchvas expected the balance-necessanjg would'bo  provided by the dance. Sdveral-promised to make good- anyjishortage of  oil by donating a-share..^.'Vj  The thanks of-the-. Board r.were  tendered the" Imperial Oil Ltd., for  'their do'nation.-- -/������.'  ���������\: s  A petition prepared by the Princeton Board of Trade,' requesting- the  government to proceed.-; with the  Princeton-Hope portion 'of .the Trans-  Provincial Highway was' endorsed.  Mr, R. H. Eby was elected treasurer, in place of Mr. Andrews resigna-  tion. <.  . , . i .  - The following -resolution made by  F. J. R'. "Whitchelo and::se>conded by  A. Cruickshank wa's;:passed unanimously:   ,.       "   -J  ��������� ''   ������������������ ���������  Whereas the Sumas Reclamation  Scheme is of great.," importance to  the commercial^ lifeSbt,t;h^.Proyince  and "of "'the /distxi6t?fn%|������ticularr'f ^  Be it.-1 resolved -that the^rAbbptsforl  and District Board of'Trad'e" having  in view of the progress ��������� made notwithstanding the extraordinary weather "conditions and -' the magnitude  of the undertaking, expresses cont\-  dence in the ultimate success of the  work and resultant vast" benefits and  further expresses confidence in the  ability of the engineering staff and  contractors in connection with this  work.  Regret is felt that conditions prevented -the completion "of the temporary dam which in no way affects  the finished work,Nbut .was. intended to give the" settlers the protection  this year from Fraser River normal  high water.  Tom Mix, the William Fox cow-boy  speed king, will be at the 'Abbotsford  Theatre this Saturday "in his latest  picture, "After You'r Own Heart."  William Wallace Cook wrote the  story, and it is based on some of the  incidents of Mix's life on the plains.  Of course, the love affair is thrown  in extra to dress up the story���������and  it's some little romance of the plains.  Tom's love affair in this picture is  with pretty, vivacious Ora Carew as  the heroine?  MANSON SAYS HE  WANTS WHITE IS. C.  ODUCTS  T-fS  JUNE 19th TO 24lh  Buy Imperial Oils and Premier Gasoline  Manufactured in B. C.  Phone 53  Abbotsford  B.C.  VICTORIA, -June 3.���������The provincial department of labor and commenced an investigation to ascertain  to what extent Orientals are being  employed in the industries of British Columbia that could support  white- men.  The announcement was made by  Hon. A. M. Manson during a conference with representatives of several  Southern Vancouver Island municipalities.  "We want B. C. to-be a white province," declared Mr. Manson. "If we  1 could count on the co-operation of  the employers for three weeks in attending to this situation, I am satisfied beyond a doubt that we would  have our difficulties solved."        '   .  The government will circularize  large employers of farm labor, asking them to notify the labor bureaux  of their requirements.  Tom Mix is coming in a new play  he has made for William Fox, called  "After Your Own Heart." In it the  star has a snappy stunty, hard riding, hard fighting part to play���������as  well as (of course) a pretty love affair with Ora Carew, his leading  woman. It will be shown at the Abbotsford Theatire : this Saturday.  You'll like this one.  Mrs. Mosher of- North .Vancouver  was the "guest of her daughter, Mrs.  W. Harkness over the week-end.  Mr. Wm.' Roberts ) and his son  Charlie have gone on an exploring  trip in the upper country.  Mr.' and Mrs. J. L. Preston have-  returned from a holiday on Vancouver Island. ;-  . Mrs1. H. Gazley has returned from  visiting her daughter, Mrs. ,McMur-������  ray of Vancouver.  ' Mr. and' Mrs. Whitchelo visited Mr.'  and Mrs!: Richmond of New Westminster last-Sunday.  Mrs. Harkness?. Sr.'was the" guest of  her daughter, Mrs. W. Campbell of  "New Westminster over the week-end.  Mr. J. Vanetta of Aldergrove was  a recent visitor at the home of his  -son, -J. Vanetta.- ' '  Miss Florence McPhee who js'nurs-  ing on the staff of the hospital at  Mt. "Vejrnon; Wash.; expects'' to continue there for the summer.  .The auction sale held last Saturday WdeT direction of A. Brokovski  was exceptionally good and well attended.  '.       '"' '  Owing to unexpected circumstances Rev. Mr.. Robertson was.unable  to attend the General" Assembly of  the Presbyterian Church held in  Winnipeg this week.- v  The dance held on Friday evening  to raise funds with which to purchase oil for the main street, was a  success/and.,the much "heeded im-  "provement^wiU/'sbon^be^made.^ .  ., /The Ladies'M"iaTwere;^very"pleras-"'  "ahtfy, entertained at ' the '-home" of  .Mrs. J. Downie on Wednesday after-,  noon. .  A clean up bee visited the M.-S.-A.  Hospital on Thursday and very generously aided in various kinds of  work.  Among the delegates from Abbotsford who attended" the' Provincial  Grand Lodge of the Loyal .True Blue  Association held in Victoria this  week were, J.'I. McLean, G. W. M.;  Mrs. M. McGillivray, G. O.;  Mrs. M.  McMillan, W. M.;    Mirs..  J. McLean,.  Mrs. A. Taylor, and Mr. Jas. Gamble.  Chautauqua closed here- this week  after a full week's enjoyment: Because the finances we're not as lar^e  as desired it was thought' unadvisable-  to sign for' the entertainment next  year. -    ;  < The   regular  monthly  meeting  of  Qrange Lodge; 1867 was held on Saturday evening with   a   fine   attend-,  ance.    Visiting members'' were pres-.  ent from surrounding    Lodges,    and  the Royal Arch Degree was    conferred on several members,-in which Mr.  Gamble of Mission City assisted.    At-  the close of the meeting a mass ban  quet ,  was enjoyed and an    address  given.    A presentation of a club bag.  was made to Brother    J. I." McLean,  who is leaving ver^soon to   take up -  residence in    Pennyslvania.   "As    ^e-  v'was secretary of   both   Orange -and *  True Blue Lodges and" a great work- ���������  er in both "orders, the gift was"made -  as   a    united    acknowledgement   of-  their   appreciation.  A  very    successful "  organization-  meeting of-the W. B. A. of the Maccabees was held in the Orange' Hall ���������  on Thursday evening..   The" -initial-  oryceremony was very creditably carried out'by several members' of   the  degree team . of  Grandview     Review-  No. G, who motored.up for the occa-.  sion.   A class of twelve wa> initiated  and prospects for a    large    member-,  ship have    been    assured.   Refreshments were served at the close of tho ���������  meeting.    Mrs. Best and Mrs. Insley  were present, from Langley. as well as>  "the distinct- organizer,-^Mrs.-'  J?mef t,  Livingstone. ���������v> ?:y :- ���������'--..  '--y .?:.\\3U\  .   Mr   Wm.'Porter,    Jr.'   of .Sumas  Prairie; who was lost for a night- and/:  a day was found in an    unconscious  condition in the rear of the barn.    As  vet he has been unable to    give   an'  'account of  his    disappearance,    but  the ground  nearby looks as thouga  he had crawled some distance.    ,.  Services "wilTbe held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  ,'7,v'i  * -TVj  Have vou tried our Grocery service?  You will be agreeably surprised at the close  prices. Fresh Goods, and High Quality. We  solicit a trial order.  Ladi,es' Summer Underwear, Vests from    25c up  New stock House Dresses, printed ginghams,  Voiles, Etc.  After very careful .consideration we   have de-  <   cided that we can serve your   interests   best   by  conducting a stricly cash business.   On and after  Juy 15th we purpose   adopting   a   straight   cash  business.  BUTTERICK PATTERNS IN FOR JULY  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY" PAQE TWO  'im ABBOTSFORD POST  ���������p������������-  ���������tf^C  rJSTfi ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  ���������y  ������������������i  FRIDAY, J.UNI3  9,   1922  The present, high''/water brings  again to the attention of the residents  along the Fraser River the fact that  they are not secure with the present  protection afforded for the low  lands of the Fraser Valley, Part of  the district is' now suffering and ;f  the present rise keeps on it is a certainty that the cold shivers will ' go  down the back of a very large number of farmers and rruit growers who  are endeavoring to make the low  lands of the Fraser Valley productive, thus doing their part in making  this a prosperous province���������or in  other words helping B. C. to take advantage of the - rich inheritance of  which we boast so much.  There is however a limit to the re-  Bources'of the men who live along  the Fraser River and.there is. no  reason on earth why:-, the governments that are. now taxing us almost  beyond endurance^ should not co-operate and make these dyked lands  safer. Making a,living and making  the soil productive is not a matter of  politics and these is no reason why  it should be a, matter, of politic?  when the question arises'as to the  protection.of .these lands. But it  does some prominently before . tho  governments.when it comes -to protection by dykes or the dredging of  the Fraser river.  The provincial government has undertaken a,very- large scheme of reclaiming lands of the Sumas Lake.  It is' a scheme, that few -people who  haye not 6een, realize the size and  undertaking, of: TIt. is a scheme-embodying millions of dollar. of the  taxes of thisjprovince. It'is a big idea  eventually, backed by Che high ambitions of some public man. or men: It  is not the.scheme of a'poor'bankrupt  governmeht.to undertake unless that  government intended to let ��������� the rest  of the province want for money on  roads and; bridges, public schools and  other buildings while the treasur/  of the province recovers . from the  shock it receives' in paying for such  an undertaking."' Our premier says  the province is hroke. This has been  his song since he came into power,  but here is a scheme���������a white elephant if it is not a success���������that involves millions at a time when we  are said to, be "broke.     '   \.  Now the question arises as to  whether -this dyking./scheme -.will ftc  a" success'or"noC-iTliere^isTho^manV in  the province but hopes���������-that it will  be a great success. We are all' interested in the success of the Sumas  Dyking scheme." There may be di  vergent opinions as to the advisability of the undertaking; but all unite  in hoping that the Sumas dyking  scheme when completed will have accomplished the object for which it  was built. ��������� May we picture the/" land  -all reclaimed and all, settled with a  hardworking class.of men, anxious to  produce. But will-the government  pemitthe cold shivers to' run dowm  the backs of these men and their  families should a.very . high " water  came, the same as is being done today elsewhere along the Fraser  Valley. If such be the case then it  would be' better that the money had  never been spent in reclaiming thesa  apparently rich lands.  papers to publish free reminds us of  local conditions, where the straw-!  berries and raspberries need rain, yet;  the waters of the Fraser are:attempt-,  ing to flood the low lands. News-.  papers are good boosters, but it is;  hard to got water to run up hill.        /  _ ������  i  Don't    be a    paper-borrower. /Become a subscriber of your local paper..  It costs you only  or $1.00 per year.  '5^ for 6 months,-.  WHY THT1 HOME. BUSINESS MAN  IS ENTITLED TO YOUR CASH  What the eventual cost of the  Sumas dyking scheme will be is not.  known by even the. government cf  this province, for it is a certainty that  it will be more than was first estimated. It may cost $2,500,000���������  which some appear to consider a conservative; estimate. It will reclaim  some 30,000 acres of land that it in  claimed will be fertile when- brought  under cultivation. Will all this  land prove 100 per cent for production  In Nicomen Island there are 5,-  400 acre's that there is no question  about its ability to produce 100 per  cent. The land on Nicomen Island  has produced abundant crops in tho  past. It is desirable.land to cultivate. If protected it would be an  ideal plaice to live, work and die. we think the home merchant nev  $250,000 spent in protecting Nico-  er \xaa a ni0re sincere and    constant  men Island reclaiming    4,500    acres J champion than we are.   We. have al-  When you want to buy an article  of goods of any kind whatsoever, you  are well advised to take your flash in  your hand to the merchant of your  home community. He is'entitled to  both your cash and your confidence.  There can be no gainsaying this  statement. Were it not a fact -that  the home merchant gave his customers a four-square deal, then he could  remain in business but a very short  time.  There are a thousand good reasons  why you should buy every possible  article of goods from your home merr  chant while there is not one good  reason why you should sacrifice your  home interests to build up a part of  the country that has .absolute!./ no  interest in you apart from the casnjt  is able to extract from your pocket.  No constant patron of a big city  catalogue store escapes-; being frequently victimized in one way or  another, and it is a peculiar paradox  of human nature that ' people will  stand, from strangers what they  would not tolerate for an instant,  from the business man of their own  community.  Take your cash constantly and  consistently to the home merchant  and give the distant mail-order establishments the go-by.  You will reap a heavy interest on  the investment, both directly and indirectly, for such investment embodies the first principles of true  economy.  The permanent prosperity and  progressive development of your  home community is, in this instance,  the great essential asset ;,which true,  economy embodies,-.. ��������� "ahd/V lacking  which your home community will ci������t  but a sorry figure"-;in _,the/."couritry's''  great onward march.,-,;.,'!'.-V.--!    ,  ' Individually arid    collectively it is  up .to YOU!  By being loyal-to the business institutions of your home ��������� community  you are being loyal-t, yourself and.  your family and your nation.  Take your cash���������always^-rto the  man you know at home. If you desire credit appeal, for a change, to  the big catalogue store. .,  .,  Without question the methods', of  some merchants. leave them open to  criticism���������some' of them .will \ even  send away firom home themselves for  goods that could'easily be obtained  locally. But these are the".exceptions/. Ybu have no honest ' alibi  there. ��������� ������������������  WTe all know that it is the, business men of a community who keep  the ball rolling.  They are the backers of every good  movement���������the .mainsprings of "advancement  and   reform.  Thousands   and      thousands     of  people in this    country    have    been  helped over the rough places in their  lives by the. leniency and "accommodation"' of the local' merchant.  Ever stop to think of that?  Fortunately for everybody-the cash  system is rapidly replacing the credit  system; but the cash system,   to   accomplish its true destiny    to growth  and economy must be    one    that cir-  culates a comunity's cash within th-i  community to the   extent   of   every  possible .dollar;  -Still in viiw of these-things, and  with the greatest advertising weapon in the world at their command;  there are many merchants who will  sit back and say-, advertising don't  do me any good,'-'- or "It don't pay in  my business," or "theyMI come in  and buy from me anyway 'when they  want anything I have,".or "the ad  costs too much money-���������I can't, afford it,"- or a thousand other excuses familiar to the man who solicits advertising for the local papers.  Don't pay! Man alive! Listen! If  advertising did not. pay, every mailorder house in the United States  would be in the hands of the* receivers in six months. Local merchants  have the means at their hands-- their  local paper���������of covering their trade  territory twice a., week with their  message to their- customers ac one-  tenth,���������yes, one-twentieth���������the proportionate cost to -the mail-order  people. Do they-.use,that weapon?  In many cases they/-do- not.' They  prefer to sit back and���������.-. say . that it  does not pay, or thatvthey can't afford it.���������From the Oxford, N. C,  Public Ledger.      -���������  :  i  ���������  ML Lehman  FIGHTING  THE  MAIL-ORDER  HOUSE AVITH ITS OWN WEAPON  Miss Bates, who has been attending the 1921-22 session of the'Normal School, Vancouver, has returned  home, having received her diploma  at the close'of the session.  Mr. Hardy has been visiting Mr.  and Mrs. James Hussard for a few  days. '-/  Miss" Owen, Vancouver, is the  guest of Mr. aiid Mrs'.'R. Owen.  Public School Inspector McKenzie  made his usual spring ' visit to the  school recently.  ��������� .Mrs. D. Nicholson is receiving a  warm welcome, from her" many  friends upon her return after a five  month's stay in New Westminster.  . The next social even of -the; district will be the annual garden party  given by the Women's' Institute ot  their-June meeting. As in-the^past it  will be held oh the shady; flower-  bordered lawmof Mrs: L. Coghlanoji  Wednesday," June 21." Mrs. Fadden,  Huntingdon, will give' an address.  Members of the neighboring institutes have been asked to . be present*  and all friends will be cordially welcomed. ,  The. directors of the Women's Institute'will hold their regular monthly meeting at Mrs. Gamsby's, Dennison on the "10th. With them will  be,,, associated the committee in,  "charge of the garden party and Dom7  . iriion.��������� Day picnic. ..Plan's;-, for these  /events' .will be.fully. :mad'e; that day./-  ^���������Mrs.V'Gamsbyi-- Mrs1: Forrester-riaii'd  Mrs: L. Coghlan, a committee on' W  I. exhibits, met at the home of. Miss  Cruickshanks, -Clayburn,- to ��������� discuss  with her committee the plans for, the  exhibit of W. I. work at the Matsqui  fair, and also for that to be put in at  the New Westminster exhibition. In  connection with the latter fair the L.  M. District Institute is' staging a noncompetitive display of women's work  of all kinds.  The Women's Institute have under  taken the July 1 celebration which.is  to take the form of the old fashioned  ' basket picnic and will be held on the  grounds at the municipal hall, Dun-  acli." ': "'" '        "   .  ���������; The local stores,    Morrison's    and  McAskill Bros., haye decided to    observe the weekly    half    holiday    on  Wednesday.    This rule went into c(  feet on May 31.  Miss Isabell Brown"-" was a recent  visitor at the home of her. uncleoud  aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McCallum.  r< Mrs. ,M. MacLean is making* very  slow progress in recovering from her  last illness.  -' Mr. Merryfield has just sold a few  tons' of-'his famous Mt. Lehman po-  tato������0.  "The remodelling andt painting of  Mr. Morrison's general store has  been completed.  ' Mr. Leslie Nash lias left for Vancouver Island, where he will spend  some time.  Mrs. Morrison and son George, expect to. leave shortly- for a trip to  Scotland. *  /> ���������  . The telephone at your elbow seems so simple an Instrument, it does its work so.'quietly and quickly," thai it  is difficult to realize the vast andJ complex equipment, the  delicate and manifold adjustments,   the ceaseless   human  ��������� .j . . ���������*���������.������������������������  care in the central office. '  It is the. skill behind the scenes; together with scientific  development and construction, efficient- maintenance and  operation, which make it possible for you to rely upon the  telephone day and night. ���������  . .        ���������     ,  ���������j r i  British Columbia Telephone Company  STUART  Chevrolet and Nash Agents  Mission City, B; C. .  Consider the satisfaction in a'  small car with these features  Overhead valve motor with silent.valye mechanism ,  Spiral beVel differential���������heavy duty bearings '"  Timken bearing front axle  Electric starting arid lighting     .^  ' -Three, speed transmission  Cordtires-���������demountable^rmis���������bumper-.      ���������������������������    ;  ^������Pee?P^et^-^mmetef-^Qil pressure ; gauge   "  ' Gasoline'tank a������ fear���������vacuum feed system -: ...  One man top���������windshield���������pockets in all doors  Comfortable riding���������easy to drive���������  and Economical To Operate        /  THAT'S WHAT CHEVROLET OFFERS  .In the model "Four-Ninety"  The lowet priced fully equipped car in the world.  Easy Terms If You Wish  Chevrolet Dealers have a reputation for Service,  ���������^  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  .  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8001 I\ O. Box 00  MISSION CITY, B. C.  Genera! Auctioneer and Use  Stock  EAT BREAKFAST AND  DO WELL'AT SCHOOL  ought to look to the government as  good a scheme as the Sumas dyke.  One-tenth reclaiming one-seventh of  the land'/ Granting the same doubt  as to success, Nicomen has the st'll  further advantage of the land beyond  doubt some of the very best in the  dominion.  We wish for the success of the  Sumas dyking scheme but we believe  that Nicomen Island is just as good  a business proposition.  These are great days for Free Publicity. Our W. B. B. used to be of  the ordinary size. This week we put  in one of; a much larger capacity and  yet by Wednesday afternoon it    was  ways and continuously advocated  patronage of the local merchant-exclusively, because we are quite certain that the individual lift and future of the community���������not only the  town and the people who live in  town, hut the whole community���������is  bound up in the fight of the Jiomo  ���������merchant against the mail-order  house.  There are times, however, when  we are taking a lot, more interest in.  the issue than the merchants themselves are. Our interests are naturally bound up with theirs, but after  all it is the merchants themselves  who have the most at stake, and if  thev choose to ignore the inroads of  Chicago.���������Eat breakfast and lead  your class in school. ' Go to ��������� school  fasting and fall behind.  This truth is proved by a comparison just made by the home economics class of the Robert A. Waller high  school. Two groups of thirteen pupils each were taken. One group ate  breakfast; the other came to school  fasting. The report cards showed  that the girls who had breakfast had.  only four poor���������below 75 per cent--  marks' against them, while those who  came without breakfast had  eighteen. Other mark's as shown  by the report cards were.as follows:  Breakfast���������fair,   75    to    79 1-4 per  GOVERNMENT TO CLOSE DOWN  ITS  PRINTING OFFICE  VICTORIA, June 4.���������The provincial government printing department  at the Capital is to be discontinued,  to allow more space for the department of mines, it was1 learned here  today. The whole wing where the  printing department is located will  hereafter be available for the mines  department, and government printing will probably be done in future  by commercial printers, the same as  in other,provinces.  This step is being taken, principally to allow for the mines department  to extend, and will save the expense  of adding a new wing to the present  structure.    All ministers are said to  23 yeorsamoag the St  the   Eraser Valley;-   -Afai  with  Bnildlfffireat bvsm'  stock and fctrMr vakias.  Address  s&H aafflmwqfawUoag  -Bfof &!cliimw*8Sc, & &  to  J. H. JONES  Funeral1 Director  AGENT. FOR  HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  plumb full. Circulars from every con-1 tiie mail-order houses', why should  ceivable source comes through the we worry? One little word tells tho-  mail these days. The same money story of the successful methods . of  spent in advertisings would be read by the mail-order house���������advertising;  more people before it was finally des-' everlasting and continuous advCrti.?-  troyed. Thousands of papers arehng; the sort of advertising that  being published throughout Canada ; takes no account of. the cost so long  these days for the; purpose of afford- j as the results are satisfactory: ad-  ing opportunity for publicity. But ; vertising that is difficult to prepare  publicity per circular   asking   news-   and expensive to distribute,  cent., eight; good, 80 to 90 per cent,|be in faVour 0f. this/step except Hon  thirty-two,; excellent, above 90 per. T D; MacLean, under whose depart  cent, eleven.    Without    breakfast������������������ J ment this-work was done.  For  a  ex-  "���������'I'  fair, twenty-one; good,, sixteen;  cellent, nine. .-.,..  Those who eat breakfast, according to Miss Mildred Stavers, head of  the home economic department usual  ly eat fruit and toast. Some eat a  cereal and a few drink .coffee. None  of them eat eggs or meat, and a few  I drink milk.  Probably nothing in the world o'  inanimate things looks more depressed and forlorn than-a garmen*  with elastic knee, as. the advertisements say, with the elastic broken  and out of service.���������-Ohio State Journal.  CIG/ARS  i  m ^  &  y ,j\\/  THE ABBOTSFORD PO^'J  PA,QE THRUSH,  awSRass;  ss=  35S  (tate ��������� ,T(tylor   & ' Humphrey)   -  B. C. Land Su rveyor and  Civil Engineer  Boom   6  Hart  Block.' Chilliwack  Box ' 4JJ2.     ,' CHILLIWACK  fr ������fc ^ ^ ��������������� ^ ������ ������  1 W O KB O^ ������  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  OPEN   EVERY   FIJIDAY  ABBOTSFORD,   B..> O.  ALAN S8. BROKOVSKE  ��������� AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEE!*  LIVE STOCK a Specialty  P. 0. Box 94  Most of Your Home  Actually the greatest part of  the ar^ea of it, is covered with  Wallpaper. Wallpaper, is s it*  distinctive feature; it fovrhs the  background    for      everything  else.    ,;.'-���������    ".   'r  \*i.'i   j  Let me. show you. samples and.  give: you   figures-on   hanging,  painting, staining, calsomining,  etc. . -  XE. PARTON  . AJ5BOT8FORD,   B.   C.  NEW    FERRY    FOR  AGASSIZ    RU\*  SUBDIVISION   OF FARM LANDS  Lot 1���������-3.364 acres uncleared land.  ,A. 1. soil, good water,   electric light,  facing:the Hospital.      Would   make  fine fruit or chicken ranch.    Terras,  $900.00.  Lot 2���������-5 acre������j. Same as above.  All this" property joins the town and.  this 5 acres is partly cleared. Per  acre,' $'2.'dO.00V    " '  Lot^���������t5"acres partly cleared, per  acre,  $250.00:   t- '    .  Lot -4���������One acre, splendid home-  site settled aH around with a" goof*  class of houses, $300.00.  Lot'5, 6, 7���������Same as lot 4.  Lot 8���������rQne acre\>;A. 'corner lot  having a large -frontage on both  streets aad-a splendid view. Lots oi  water. Eleptric light. $500.00.  Lot 9J 10, 11, i2���������One acre each.  Fine'homesites, each $300.00.  Lot '13���������5 room, "cottage. ��������� Lot  50x150,"' rented, -$9.00.00. r  Lot 14���������5 room cottage. Lot 50s  150, rented)" $900.00.  Lot 15���������-6 room house. Lot '59x  150,  $1000.00.  Lot! 16-^-5 room house. Lot 50-z  150,  $,1100.00.  Lot'   20���������13.-26    aores,'   6."- room"  house, large.barns, outbuildings, orchard,'good water, .on main, .road over looking and adjoining town. Splea  did view.  $5000.00.     ,/      '"  Lot-21���������I1.54-acr.es. \.house, outbuildings ana clearing;" fru'l trees.  Fine situation Overlooking the town  where there- is a .marketjfor all kinds?  of produce. $$01)6.00. ,  Lot" 26���������Building- lot 66x132,  $250.00  Lot 2 G���������Building lot 66x132.  $250.00 "   '"    *  Lot. 27���������Building lot 66x132.  $250.00 - .<  Lot 29���������One acre, $300.00.  Lot 30���������One acre, $300.00.  Lot 31���������-One acre,, $300.00.  Lot 82���������One acre, corner lot, frontage on two road3, $400.00.    '   . '  Lot: 33���������1.118 acres, north of B.  C. E.'fRy,  $300.00.  The .whole subdivision    would b-?  sold at a price and terms that would  make it a splendid investment.  APPLY TO  JAMES MJLSTED  ABBOTSFORD, B. C,  The average    young    girl    knowa  entirely too much before her education    is    "���������'��������� co'mpretedv-jP-hiladelphia:  Record, 1  A woman is like a tack, she c������.n  only go as far as her head will le'  her. _ ., ...,.,.u^UjjJifclJUI  Following a trial trip on Friday  afternoon,-the new government Rose-  dale-;Agassiz ferry across the Fraser  commenced on a regular schedule on  Saturday, giving the residents rf  Chilliwack municipality efficient  transportation service to the opposite  shore under a changed' toll system.  A representative gathering of officials assembled on the Chilliwack  side of the river at 3 o'clock on Friday afternoon to watch the new fe'rry  make her trial trip from the Rose-  dale wharf, including Hon. E. D. Barrow, Minister of Agriculture, Mr. ft.  H. Verner, District Engineer; Mr.  Dan Munroe, purser; Mr. John Peck,  inspector of boats; and Mr. W. Mc-  Grath, who had charge of the former  ferry service. Captain W. Patterson  of Chilliwack, who is in charge of  the new ferry, guided the boat across  to the waiting residents on the Agassis: wharf.  The new schedule of trips, which  has the./unqualified approval of local  residents, gives passengers ' service  five times daily, at 8 and 10:30 in  the morning, at 1:30 p.m. and at  '3:30 and 5.30 in the afternoon. The  ferry, which" is new in every respect,  Is' 60' by 26 feet, carries two 35 h.p.  gas engines and has two double propellers oir each end.  Captain Patterson, who plays the.  part'of ferryman to the district, is a  well-known resident and old-time  seaman. For three years during the  war he served in the Inland Watei  Transport service in Mesopotamia  under General McMumm, C. O. of  the "British-troops there, and had  command of the General's personal  boat in which he would travel down  the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to inspect the ' troops from Bagdad to  Basra. Besides being a well-known  ,member of the I. W. T.��������� the Captain  is faimed along the Pacific coast,  having sailed boats for many years  up coast to Alaska, where he earned  the soubriquet of "Youkon Bill."  ' No name by which Ch'illiwack-Ag-  assiz residents may familiarly call  her has yet been given to the new  boat.  FREE  SEED   TESTS  Farmers and seed merchants will  be gratified to hear that the Dominion Minister of Agriculture, Hon. W.  it. Motherwell, has determined "to restore the privilege of having seed  tested at the government laboratories  free of charge to the,extent' of -ten  samples from each .applicant. This  free privilege covers a perior extending from the first-day'"of May", in  one year to the'last day" of January  in the succeeding year.;J, During the  months of February,'. March ��������� and  April a fee of fifty cents for each  test will continue to be made owi:kg  to the congestion ' that.., usually-occurs at that period due to the testing'  of trade samples, and samples submitted by Seed inspectors under the  Seed Control Act.  While the free privilege is open to  all the vitality of seed can'.be readily  acertained by farmers, and' others 'jy  planting a hundred or "two hundred  grains in a flower pot or box of soil,  .which is Icept moist, but not wet, and-  the pot or box placed,. ..in a sunny  window, but not subjected to either  excessiv'o heat or cold." -,  Laboratories for seed - investigation, conducted by the Seed Branch  of' the Dominion Department of Agriculture, are established at Ottawa,  Winnipeg and Calgary,.but there are  also district inspectors: having .headquarters at Truro, ���������-N.'.-S,; for .the  Maritime Provinces, at. Quebec city  for Quebec Province, and at Toronto  for Western Ontario;, Ottawa served  for Eastern Ontario, Winnipeg for  Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and  Calgary for. Alberta and 'British _ Columbia.  SWPmA mk-rt aWSShOffi  SB  BERRY, GROWERS ,  ENTER    PROTEST  What Did He Jfrlean?   ;.  Mrs. Jones liad'grown a bit skeptical'of Mr. Jones' "affections . for her.  So, one evening-she asked hihi::-  f'My dear, tell" me, do .you love me  for what I was or for what I.am?7   .  "Dearest," -replied-, her vhusband.  "I love you for what you will be.'-  The girl who paints' her face pra^  ���������tices art for, heart's "sake.-^-Columbiji  Record. -.'���������-���������...-,,-  VANCOUVER, June 2.���������Officials  of the Berry Growers' Association,  with headquarters in this city, are  entering a protest through members  of parliament at.Ottawa, to the proposal of Hon. W. S. Fielding to eliminate the anti-dumping clause from  Canadian regulations. Members contend that with only 2 per cent, of the  United States crop shipping into this  country. Jthe American growers and  exporters' can swamp the Canadian  market/and put the berry growers  of British CqlumbW out of business.  A sample of this was shown," 'it fs  claimed, in-the rhubarb"situation this  year, w|here the cheap United States  rhubarb forced the price of Canadian  rhubarb down from $3.00" per, box to  85 cents. The. surplus of .the United States rhubarb was" shipped into  Canada', thus maintaining a good  price iri the United States,, but,lov������er-  ing Canadian quotations.;  Berry gowers express the fear that  the surplus; of the United States  strawberry crop-.will come ..'here ?X  about $1.00. per, crate, and the Canadian growers could not meet the  price,  f  AUTO PLANT IS TO  BE AUCTIONED  sasss;  NO CHANCE FOR BEER BY GLASS  According to reports reclved at  the police station' Tuesday only, one  club in Vancouver is now selling  beer. The diry squad has been active  for the last several days' and a number of raids have been made, acting  upon orders of the Police Commis-  Bion.  "Those operating    the    clubs    re-,  alize that th������ game is up," 5aid Inspects  Sutherland  yesterday, ' "and  have decided to^await developments  ���������before attempting to sell beer again.''  "The police have specific instructions' to enforce the law. in every.detail" said Mayor Tisdall. :  TRENTON,. "N.. J.,. June , 3..���������The  model automobile, plant; built at. Elizabeth, N..'jf by. John N. Willys at. an  estimated cost of ( more than $15,-  000,000 is, to be sold at public auction Friday, receivers- for the .Willys  Corporation. announcedr, .today, following; ah: order,-issued by Federal  Judge iBodine.. The receivers. said  the;auption was .necessary to satisfy  the ..demands of" creditors.  VICTORIA, June 7.���������-As the result of reports in the Vancouver  newspapers regarding a . resolution  passed by, the City Council asking-.the  government to provide for the sale  of beer, by the glass in hotels, Hon.  A. M.' Manson, attorneyrgeneral, has  written Mayor Tisdall.as follows:,  " "I can-not believe that your council were- serious when they, passed  this'resolution.. If they were they  certainly had not read the ' Liquor  Act, which would not permit-any such  sale." , .-,.,.  The minister wrote that he had,  not received a copy'of the resolution,  officially and added:  "Perhaps realizing that    the government can not, override    the-act,'  it was hot thought   worth   while   to  eend a copy."  FIXES. WEEKLY .WAGE.  FOR BERRY PICKERS  ClancyF~."Oi want to., buy an otty-  mobife for my woife."  -'���������  . Cler^;;Yes_.sii;���������Long  body?".  Clancy���������r4'Begorrah. no! She's built  like. aj barrel���������B,ut P"at the diyil  has th'at.tgot/to do wid it.."  , ..BelieTe.the/destiny-of .your, ������wn  home, town and ,. proclaim its might  and splendour'to everyone.  1 The Minimum Wage Board has  reaffirmed the previous order, $14 aa ,  the minimum wage.per..week for ex-.  perienced .fruit packers, preservers,  canners. and all work incidental'  thereto. ..    ,  -  'J. D.-McNjven, chairman of the  board, stated that the decision wasi  given" on. the,��������� ground that this amount was the minimum upon which /  a self-sustaining woman could live,  haying in mind the present cost of  commodities.  %  ~~%   -?���������?'?���������?-.?.?    '$'    %      %���������%.%'   .  e/s-  &e-  e#-  se-  *9-  9*  &r  e#-  se-  se-  v*  OS-  ���������  v  The-Big, Quick Fortunes in Oil are always made-from the.discoyery.otnew oil^rf^s! Time,and time^gam,  people who have invested small sums in Texas, drilling new territory, HAVE MABE^ FORTUNES WHEN OIL  CAME IN.   When the Discovery well came in at Burkburnett $100 jumped to>20,000!   $1000 invested with Pattillo  H.iggins at Beaumont brought $43,000! ;. ^  e/������  6������-  6^  Pattillo Higgins who discovered the Beaumont, Humble and Goose Creek Oil Fields���������that brought Millions to  poor people overnight-has discovered a new Oil Field-Barbers Hill! He go.t <on the ground ejrly and secured  acreage of enormous value in a field that promises to be one of the greatest in the world! He NOW OFFERS A,LDlp  ITED NUMBER A CHANCE TO COME IN 'WITH ,HIM-^-T0 JOIN HIM AT THE START ON A STARTER'S BASIS.  G GHANC  A Deep Well has already been brought in at Barbers, Hill. .The big companies are operating there. ��������� You have  an Opportunity now of a lifetime���������a Chance.toget in on the ground, floor and, get in on what looks like the NbXl  BIGGEST OIL FIELD EVER DISCOVERED IN TEXAS.  ys-  &  73  Higgins is a Winner-IS WINNING NOW!    . If you do go into oil, BACK A WINNERJ    A FIVE TIMES WIN,  NER IN A PROVEN GUSHER FIELD IS A GOOD COMBINATION TO PLAY!  mJ2r  &9-  ,. The Higgins-Mexia Oil Co., has just organized with:Pattillo Higgins in charge of   Field   Operations.     He has  selected acreage of great value near the Discovery Well at Barberjs HilJv .       . .,  To make the big money in oil, invest before a strike is made-r-not after.  You've, got a chance here to gel in ivith PattiUo Higgins, who has discovered five great oil fields,  as a starter on a starter's basis.    , -.���������������,*���������������  Sign and mail the coupon below for full details.  $���������$$?$???     ?.$*$?$���������*$$**?***  INFORMATION COUPON  Mi'. Pattillo TUgging,  70."> Tunibow Blrig., *���������  Houston, Texas. T  X)enr Si:-:���������Without, obligation on my.part, send details  of your Special Bonus or Founder's Offer to the limited  number who join you at the start in :developini; IJarbei������  Hill Oil Field.  Date  1022  Name      R. F. JD. or Street  Post: Office ..... '..  State '.....--.  S^  ee-  &������:  se-  m-  se-  &$-  se-  &���������������  &���������������  ������&���������  Xrfr  f i  s run  mm n s s  g - > $  $  s-' * ��������� s *  $ _f. the Abbot"SforB/post, abbotsford, b. &  ���������mr.  b"T-,t*uT-"Vr-  :      . Our meats, of all kinds, arc now   kepi in our  cold storage plant.  ���������-   /  S/ F. WHITE  B.   G.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  Abbotsford, B.C.  FANTASTIC CAFF SKT FOIt  PIC-  TUltK, "WHITK and UNMAKKIKI)"  DUTY ON  CIGARS  AND  "The Mill of the Half-Gods" is the  fantastic name of one of the most  unique settings ever staged���������a Parisian cafe', which serves as the background for one of the scenes of the  Paramount picture, "White and Unmarried," starring Thomas Meighan,  will be shrown at the Abbotsford  Thealire next Saturday, June 17th.  The settfng is quite grotesque and  fanciful in construction and - investiture and is said to be a faithful reproduction of one of the' notorious  dance hall cakes in "the other half"  ,bf Paris. The decorative scheme is  'snakes and skulls. The chandeliers are weirdly lighted groups ot  skulls. Over three... hundred French  types of all classes; tourist \ and  sightseers, dancers, musicians, - flower and cigarette girls, people the setting. ������������������'-..'.  Jacqueline Logan, ex-Follies girl  who plays the leading feminine role  appears- as the principal dancer of  the cafe. ' ��������� '  RUSY'"SKASON" JS   F/XPECTEI)  'WHITE ROCK, June 8.���������Everything points to.the "season" opening  rathV earlier, than usual this year.  Tlie'big influx of visitors follows  close on the school closing which is  latejr than usual,"but already many  families have- arrived to enjoy what  is considered by them the best month  for the, seaside. The jump in - weather conditions, from winter to summer has also been a factor and bathing is now in full swing.  The first of the large /-.picnic excursions- is billed for Saturday next.  This is the'annual outing-:of the Fuel  Merchants- of .. British-.." Columbia  and Washington, whose executive  chose White Rock this year. There,  will be over 200 visitors. Dinuer  will be served near the Dew Drop Inn  at 6 p.- m., followed by the customary toast and speechifying. They  will finish up the day with a dance in  the Auditorium with " the Westland.  orchestra in attendance.  . The dust nuisance, already in evidence by reason of the ..large and  increasing auto traffic, is to receive  early attention." A meeting of -the  Ratepayers' Association will be held  at:;the Tourist Hotel next Saturday  night when steps will be taken to  have .Washington -avenue surfaced  with tavia. Similiar attention to a  portion of Victoria avenue, would  also be much appreciated.  A sort of half hearted start has  been.made on clearing the "subway" of its winter accumulation of  debris. It is hoped this important  matter will be completed as quickly  as possible.  Good progress is being made  the  new  moving picture palace  it will be ready for business by  end of the month.    The roof is now  finished, permitting speeding up    on  the interior. The asbestos curtain ar  rived a few days ago.  Mr. .Edward "Croy has nearly com-,  pleted-'his residence on Beuna-Vista*-  road. Another new house under construction is that of Mrs. Parton at  the corner of Columbia avenue and  "B" street. Mr. J. R. Munro is  building another house on Victoria  avenue, near Foster street.  CIGARETTES  What does  that when I  duty of    one  on  and  the  Tom Mix is coming. He will he  here to-night (June 10th) in his hit  est William Fox picture, "After  Your Own Heart," which was written by the well-known author Wil-  lian Wallace Cook. Come along.  You'll see another snappy Mix  picture.  820,000 BEES  ARE  liROUGHT  FROM       CALIFORNIA  CLOVERDALE, May '������������������ 31.���������A  shipment of bees weighing 64 pounds  was received from California yesterday by Mr. Bevan Hugh. As bees  weigh on the average of 5000 to the  pound, a total of 320,000 bees composed the shipment. A number of  other shipments have also been received by M;r. Hugh this season.  Mr. and Mirs'. Geo. Combs and  family motored to Abbotsford oi  Sunday to spend the week-end witn  Mr. and Mrs. D. Combs.  Mr. Lewis speaking oa the budget  said: "1 want to say just a'few Svords  in regard to the tariff for revenue,  especially in regard to the, new tax  that has been imposed. Referring to  the tax on cigars, in Schedule II, I  find that in-the year 1920, .194,335,-'  000 cigars were consumed in Canada  valued at $14,102,399. Now, as regards the imports and exports it is  practically negligible, and so for  that reason- I' am not going to say  anything about it. At' the same time  there,were consumed, as we are told  by the Finance Minister over 2 46,-  000,000 cigarettes valued at $24.:  000,000. The duty on those cigar  ettes was .$15,000,000. This year'the  duty has been increased and the result is that the Finance Minister objects a decrease of 1 0 per cent in the  revenue from this source. Now,. 1  want hon. members to mark thai  fact: That when you increase the  duty on an article, in the opinion ot  Llie Finance Minister, you decrease  the consumption. That may be true  in regard to cigarettes, but'is it-true  in regard to the general commerce of  the country? That is a point that my  hon. friends to my right ��������� ought to  consider very seriously. Now, in  regard to the cigars which were valued at_.$14,102,399, how much do  you think we got in the ' shape of  duty? Just a little over one million  dollars; the actual amount was $1,7  085,806.87. Now, Sir, 1 am not taking any exception to this, I think that  is a duty for revenue purposes only  and tho' minister is-quite justified in  imposing it; but I do not believe in  the discrimination, that is'all there is  ���������about it, aud I iwill give you'my reasons for my belief. In my hand i  now hold a cigar, and'the"-value of  that cigar is.20 cents'. ���������  My hon. firiend can take it if he  likes; he probably smokes this kind  of cigar. But this, is' a 20-centcigar,  arid it costs $200 per thousand, and  there is an "enormous" tax upon it  of $10 per thousand,  that mean? It means  buy this' cigar I pay a  cent. Very good. Now, here is a cigarette which costs' 10 cents'a package. What do I pay in duty on that?  On cigarettes there is a,duty ranging  approximately - from ' 90 cents' to  $1.10; but en the cigar the duty is  less than 5^. Now, Sir, it has-been  arfued by certain hon. members who  spoke on the Government side that  taxation was being brought in which  .would be levied on the rich man, who  was able to pay, and removed from  the poor man. Who are the men who  can smoke cigars selling for .20 cents  or higher? They are the, men who  are to be found in the Chateau Laur-  ier, the Ritz. Carleton, the Fort Garry  or other hotels of like character.  When these men buy a cigar for ' 20  cents they only pay a duty of one  cent, whereas when I buy twenty  cents worth of cigarettes I pay in  equivalent rate of duty. ��������� If. the Minister really wants to bring in a.tariff for revenue only let him remove  this 'discrimination. I -am not complaining about the duty on .cigarettes  I am quite willing to pay duty of  one cent on every cigarette I smoke;  but I do say that a man who smokes  a 20-cen.t cigar should also pay an  eqivalent rate of duty. ' If ^the Minister of Finance will remove this  discrimination and put smokers on  an equal footing in this regard I have  not the least doubt but that ho will  increase his revenue from this  source to $12,000,000 and that allows for Llie 10 per cent decrease in  revenue which he anticipates as .a  result of the increased duty on cigarettes.  Now, I want to make a comparison  with the duties levied on cigarettes  and cigars in the United States. Over  there, if 1 buy one dollar's worth of  cigarettes I pay an excise duty of  7 1-2 per cent; if I buy one dollars  worth.of cigars I pay a duty of 3 Tj-2  per cent. In Canada, on tho other  hand when I purchase a dollar's  worth of cigarettes I am subject to a  duty of .from 90 to 110 per cent; but  when I buy a dollar's worth of cigars  the duty only amounts'to five cents.  Now, I claim, Sir, that the men who  smoke these cigars are just as' well  able to contribute towards the Dora-'  inion tax for revenue purposes as  the ordinary individual���������or the rich  man for that matter���������who smokes a  LET ME  ������������������ figure on "your expert  painting"  paperiianging  itnd  KALSOMING  and  GI3NERAL  HOUSE REPAIRS  Estimates   Given   Free  A. R. GQSLING  Box 31 - -Abbotsford, B. C  , All. Work   Guaranteed  "^R^GlsTRA^R^N^O^^V^rTlGR^  Chilliwack Electoral District  NOTICE     IS     HEREBY     GIVEN  that I shall on TUESDAY, the 20th  day    of    June,-.    1922,      at '   NINE  O'CLOCK in    the   forenoon    at    the  POLICE     COURT,;. ABBOTSFORD,  B. C. hold an adjourned Court of Revision for the purpose of hearing and  determining any and .all objectionsto  the retention of any/name or names  on the. Register of; -Voters    for the  above-named Electoral District.  .  JOS. SCOTT,  Registrar of Voters,  ' - Chilliwack Electoral District.  Chilliwack, B. C.  31st May, 1922  WANT COLUMN  If itNis anything in the Grocery line I have a  complete slock of lip-lo-date groceries and my  prices are right.        ' ,   -���������  ;  Tomatoes, 2 cans for : - 45<������  Corn Flakes, 3 for : :..: : 25^  Tea, 3 lbs. for , ...:��������� ��������� : $1.15  49 Jb. Quaker Flour . .... :...'..,." ,:-.....'$2.35  Quality '   Service " Price  ALBERT LEE, Baker ..and Grocer  J2-9  Advertisement's under  heading cost 25  : "cents  the  per  above  issue.  -J  FOR SALE���������Four lots and seven  roomed house .with bathroom and  pantry. .. Good well' water"in hou.se  all furnished, wojodshod, chicken  house, chickens, fruit bearing trees,  electric light. All fenced, in town.  Apply to Box 120, Abbotsford, II. C.  .'-".. 2-9-16-23*  "BIG SNAP-r-Ford car in Al condition. New tires. Terms, to responsible party, if desired. Can,,be seen  at Abbotsford Garage. J)  cigarette. I commend the removal  of this discrimination. to the Minister of Finance; and if he only acts  upon this suggestion he will increase  his revenue by at least $12,000,00i>.  '-Now as to the matter of cars. Certain hon. members opposite have argued that a car was hot., a luxury  Well, a Ford .car may" not be a lux ���������  ury; "but it does seem'to [mev that ,'iri j  the-case of cars of a. value from $2,-'  000 to $6,000 an excise, tax. is .-jus-!  tifable,, but. the tax .should-be graduated according to value.,Iri.the case  of the cars of higher .'Value,' which  are undoubtedly a luxury, a larger  tax should be required in the interests of the revenue'. "In this;way a  tariff for revenue ' would operate  beneficially.  I have carefully    studied the    in-'  come tax imposed in this country and ���������  compared it with the tax collected in  otherc ountries. I must admit that   I  am  favourably disposed '"towards    it ���������  because it exceeds the'tax    in vogue,  in a great many other countries.    At J  the same time I    want to  say    this: I  The man who; enjoys ah income of j  $10,000 up to .$60,000 is almost mis-j  s'ed.    After the income gets, to $60,- j  000 the tax increases by leaps    and  bounds, until it is tremendous when  it applies to incomes -..of   a   million.  Very few, people,    however,    receive  'that amount of income;    and   the-e-  fore the heavy tax applies   to   comparatively few.    On the    other hand  there.vare thousands of our    citizens j  with " incomes   between   $10,000   and,  $60,000, and that"is"where the Finance Minister should'apply    his   .income tax and riiake   hay   while   the  sun shines.    He can begin at an even  earlier .stage if he likes.    I am quite  willing to pay my share of the' country's'burdens;  as long as I    help to  get .Canada out of debt   that is all I  care about at the present time.  Let me say a word- or two about  thel uxury- tax. That tax was repeal-  ed.:sqme time ago, and. why? Because  fronTthe-first it was-, made . obnoxious; it was obnoxious to the women  folk and it was obnoxious to the men  folic. When you went into.a store  and bought certain commodities  which were considered luxuries, the  shopman told you the price and to .it  he added the luxury tax. That was a  thing that stared people in the face  all the time and caused a great deal  of bother. Politics intervened, I understand, and the thing was removed. Now, Sir, the people who buy  luxuries ought to be taxed. If they  are able to buy a $300 fur coat, or  similiar costly garments, I say they,  have a right to be taxed. There is  no reason why the luxury tax should ���������  not be collected in the same way as  the sales tax. In the case of the  latter we do not know what we art i  paying. We go into a shop to buy a  certain commodity and they tell us  the price. We have^a sort of unconscious feeling at the back of our |  heads that we are paying a,tax, but  we do not know how much. It should  be the same with the" luxury tax; it  can be reimposed, I believe, with a  great deal, of profit.  SATURDAY, JUNE 10th, 1922..  *���������     TOM MINX,       '       '.  in "AFTER YOUR OWN.-HEART".  also A MUTT and JEFF COMEDY    !  SATURDAY,  JUNE 17th  '" THOMAS MEIGHAN    '  in "WHITE and UNMARRIED"     ' ..  Is a great crook picture which all admirers of  Mr. Meighan willenjoy.  'ALSO A TWO REEL COMEDY  Nice Plaid Gingham, 32 in. wide, a yd 45c  Childrens' Panama shapes,   real   bargain,   al.  each   ........ ...  $1.25  'Ladies' Panamas  $2.50 up  CHEESE CLOTH, good for so many purposes  at a yard ...  10c  PHILLIPS1 MILLINERY SHOP  DO YOU WANT TO ENJOY  If so, use a   hammock   made   and   sold   $y J.  , Downey;, also babies'   safety swings,   sweet pea  netting made to order. 'i  All Material Imported  Shopping and'Hand Bags  All articles reduced in price. V  J. DOWNEY-  Abbotsford, B.C.  tt.il Ki

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