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The Abbotsford Post 1921-06-17

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 r  i^f-*  With which is incoKpdrated "The Huntingdon Star"  voi, xxn.; No. 4  4BB0'BSF0RD, B<,.C.  FRIDAY, JUNE  17, 1921.,  $1.00 per Year  RVUIDCCX  Abbohiord Auction Market  jlIAJfJ'l I"LANS  FOR  ;      A'KXa1 VAhL VMll  FT ART  lory Oilier Saturday at J n. m.  '-ATUJtDAY, MAY. 28th, 1921.  A meeting of the Abbotsford-Simms  Association  way hold  in, the Masonic.  Hall, on' Aioiulay evening. There was  a* fair atcndanc.e with  tho president,  !Mr.  A.. Huito'n-Hnrrop,  and   Mr.   M.  JYI.  Shore, secretary,  in  their places.  'After adopting tlie    minutes of    the  meeting of J 7l.h of January, a resolution'was passed thanking the various  firms that had accepted the advertising .space on the prize,-. 11 si  for their  support, in this way.  -   Mr. A. George sent a leter of rcn-  ignation  from-the position of chairman  of- the  publicity ���������coinniittoo    to  which he had been appointed at   the  previous  meeting.���������    Ah  Mr.     George,  j on account of special work,    was 1111-  j able to continue, his resignation was   ;  , 1 regretfully accepted.  While i.n Vancouver Ihe newspaper men and their wives and |    H was' agreed that ������������������ committee be  PERSONALS  fc'Al'X.  WIHTOIIELO  TO BE DFJ/EGATK  Capf.   L: B.  Uoyd, inspectc1:* of the  was a 1  The monthly meeting of the G. W.  V. A. was    held    in    their    rooms on  wosio.rn offices ol" the S' S .S   .  visitor with Ca'pt. l<\ .1. It. Wliitcholo ! Monday evening with a good attend-  on Saturday last, and enjoyed talk- ance. Great interest was manifested  .-r.g of Mie old times when both were',in }hG V���������*}?**1'? _*?*?$_?*,.1^ re_������!  at tho Front together for som<5 twelve       ' " ~  '      AUCTION H.KK  Office Next McPhee's Stable    ,  j\ 0. Box 04  Eastern EditorslSnterica^  months.  Considerable gravel is being placed on the Huntingdon-Riverside  road.    ���������-���������������������������  Mr. Jenkins of Vancouver has been  awarded the contract for the electric work on the new picture show'  building.  all   partio-  an  exhibit  New  gain  poss   It was decided that part of the  by-laws relative to entry charge in  connection with the Flower Show be  waived a.n"dthat the entry charge be  left entirely'in the hands- of the  adics' committee.  It was resolved that any exhibit  that had previously' won.a- prize at  ,   .      , . , .-I rni ���������,,.! appointed' to:'investigate  others on the trip were entertained in true western style.      iney |ulai.s- /��������� connection with  were the cruesls of the Rotarv Club on-Thursday for luncheon; ! to the Provincial Exhibition at  ...     ,. ,.       r,i   1 1      i  < c      1        1 .,4 ���������',v,*������i,   Westminster Fair this year ta  en Friday the Canadian Club were hosts for luncheon, at which  aI1 |)0Ssib]e information.  the retiring president of the Association delivered an able address. -On Friday evening tlie editors and their wives wore the  guests of the Capitol Theatre, which all enjoyed. On Thursday  afternoon a clambake was enjoyed 011'Jericho" Beach, after which  members of the Kiwanis Club provided entertainment.  The Canadian l-'acilic Steamship Company were responsible,,^ AbboUrorfl^llimis' Kah. 1)U lloL  for the free trip to Victoria, and that evening all who wished ! niiowed to be exhibited again. .This  had ihe opportunity, of visiting the Gordon Head disrict and j J^J���������, 0i^p^^l)otiUou ,n   LUe  '������������������*^It---waa,;depifQ^*3"-'-that;tl������e-;.������-hall;'-be;  open to the public at it)-o'clock on  the 2nd day of the'fair."-  II. \yss also resolved that the hall  he locked to exhibits and entries at  12 o'clock ou the.' first .day. This  resolution will be Strictly adherroil to  this'~year. ��������� Other arrangements weve  the  the  in  haV-ii-g .a^f-east.aiid-feed of-most-.delicious.-'Strawberries on Mr.  Van Treight's farm. They were welcomed by. Reeve Murray, and  ex-President Davies replied, saying that he never saw such berries. He had always found his mouth equal to most occasions  but to thoroughly enjoy such large berries one should be pro-  ' vided with a shoe-horn. The observatory, the second largest in  America was visited, and many had the opportunity of gazing at  tlie moon through the large" telescope. Oil Sunday morning a  trip over the Malahat Drive was a part of the programme, and  fine ripe free strawberries was another item which received  many enconiums from the scribes. The generosity of the berry-  growers of Vancouver Island will long be remembered by these  men who write up the trip and readers will undoubtedly read  about it from coast to coast. After the return trip a farewell  dinner was given at the Hotel Vancouver, after 'which the train  departed for-the east.  And here a word of explanation why the Fraser Valley  Record and the Abbotsford Post did not appear last week���������the  editor was among those who were enjoying themselves, believing that he could do more to boost B. C. than by staying at home  to get out a paper. In the case of the F. V. Record it is the  first issue missed in thirteen years, and in that of The Abbotsford Post the first since the days when the town was hemmed in  by the smallpox epidemic. It is hoped that the readers will  forgive us for helping to make a good impression on the Easterner, and we won't do it again until the next time.  The J?alins. the    new  parlors, are now open.  ice  Mr. James' McCor.iuie-k lias the  iron work on the new picture show  bulding.  *-' Huntingdon is seemingly quiet  these' days since the Americans' have  withdrawn their custom���������Wednesday   morning.  Our barber since he moved up to  the feed store is getting the "Qirdie  smile?'" and looks just as,pleasant as  pleasant can be.  A Chinami.i was fined $2Of and  costs this week by Magistrates' Mc-  Intyre and Hunter, the delinquent  having been found with opium.  Any person may or may not know  where the flys go for a fly is anything  which it is especially desirable to  swat.  uarts  ints  cents  25 cents  tor������  J. J. SPARROW  1 >*������>���������������������.  make to secure better order in  placing of exhibits and to have  work   of   the   judges  conducted  the  best possible way.  Tt'"is expected that the whole arrangements for the fair will be bet-  er conducted than in former years  and that exhibitors' and visitors will  he present in larger numbers' than  ever.  ent provincial'*- convention held at  Chilliwack-. lie reported that the  association had been , placed on a  higher plane and that a number of  peety jealousies that were under mining the organization had ben removed, and that the ideals and objects'  of the association were to be promoted.  The association formed of returned  citizens arc desirous' of safe-guarding  and promoting the higeBt ideals of,  cream ! citizenship, and by so doing safeguard and protect tho widows and  orphans of all soldiers, and to reestablish all returned men, so that  they will take an active interest hi  all matters economical, social and  edudational, and to1 in every way con-:  tinue the responsibility that is theirs ���������  as citizens who have displayed the  greatest duty of such citizenship' by  fighting for it.  ' The Association expressed great  pleasure in the fact that their president, liad been nominated for second  vice-president of the provincial command'.  :  By an   unanimous vote it- was,decided to sent l-'residenl. Whitchelo to  I'ort Arthur as the local delegate to  the Dominion convention, which will  Under  Un_e auspices -^otUic;. King's ;[loliekl in ^at- city    early in-.  July..  The* secretary :.was instructed <��������� to endeavor to secure the co-operation" of  all .the valley local associations', so  that a direct, representation for tho  valley may be had at this most important   convention.  The annual   flower' show  held on August 27th.  will     be'  Daughters,-"tlie-Abbotsford oi'-oliesthi  will present their musical comedy,  "Oleo Elopment," in Cloverrh|c on  the evening of June 2.jt!i.  Services will  be hold  cw's  Anglican  Church  1  every Sunday night at  IS.  Itowe,  vicar.  in St. iMatii-  at Abbotsford  7.30.    Uw. T.  The local press    in the  dow of the community.  show witi-  P1HZF..S TO HE AWARDED  FOU BEST ESSAYS  'rt was decided at the G. W. V. A.  meeting held in the club rooms on  Monday evening, to award three  prizes of $"J, $2, $1. for the best short'  essays on'Dominion Day, to be competed for by the scholars of the Abbotsford   School.  In this connection a committee was  appointed to arrange with the High  School principal, Mr. Lundie, with a  view to having the closing days, Friday, the 2 4th Inst., of the school!  term fittingly celebrated by the read-'  in of the prize essays, in which the  excellent Abbotsford brass band  would be asked to assist.  Applications for membership were  received from Messrs. TTagen. Leslie,  Trethewey and R. H. Magee. As  law-honoring citiens it was' unanimously agreed that the sale of near  beer be discontinued after the 14th,  when the takes effect. The  tone of the meeting was a very encouraging and healthy sign of the  limes is that the ex-service men generally are realizing and discovering  the high principles and answnrving  loyalty to the 10 nip ire for which the  association stands.  AJmOTSFOHD MOVES  FOR HIGH SCHOOL  The qualified voters of the Abbotsford voters of the Abbotsford school  district are    notified    that a    special  meeting  will   be  held  in   the  school  house on June 20th. as authorized by  the Public School Act, at 7 p.m., for  the purpose of    deciding  upon    the  j procedure necessary to obtain a high  ��������� school in this district and to give the  j board such authorization  as- may be  j found necessa "y.    This is by order of  itlie board of trustees', per A. C Salt.  'secretary.  A yellow rain of sulphur and pollen was experienced' In Dawson Inst  week.  Our slocks arc complete and every article is  -marked al Ihe Jalesl reduced price. We anticipated  the reduced prices and placed our orders Io  ensure the lowest price.  Ladies'.house dresses from $1.95 up. Bungalow  Aprons, Beach Caps, etc. Picnic Hats from 25c.  Summer Underwear and Whilewear and Bathing  Suits.  Men's and Boys' Summer Underwear, Combinations and Piece Garments; Bathing Suits for  men and boys.  Summer Boots and Shoes, styles to suit-all  tastes���������in canvas and rubber soled goods.  Keep your money in circulation at home. Give  us an opportunity )o supply your needs, in most  instances al less cost, backed up by our personal  guarantee.  GROCERY PRICES are coming down  all  the  time.   Sugar has dropped again tin's week.  Canned Tomatoes, No. 1., a tin 20c  Canned Corn, a tin         20c  Dried Peaches, a lb.  20c  Golden West Soap, a pkg. ....'.....; ...,25c  Our  prices   will   bear ���������'comparison   anvwhere  quality considered.  A splendid assortment of Crockeru Ware  lVe Handle 'SI-TELLY'S  IXXXX Bread  l-'rcsh Daily  B.  C.   Phone,  4  Limited  THE STORE OF QUALITY  Farmers'   Phono   1007 V !'  \0.  Vaoe tw@  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every -Friday  Member of the' Canadian Weekl y    Newspapers*    Association.  CHILLIWACK  B1H1KIES WILL  COME   TO   HATZIC  ��������� FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1921.  TITE   RIGHT    PRINCIPLE  Tr,v I'rovi.'icial Mii.i-'i- r of Ay'ilnil-  turc, MoiH>rahIe Manning' Doherty,  has been criticized for having ofl'c:*-  .<������d to pay the salary for the first year  of the- new cooperative company in  the Niagara. Peninsula. While possibly there was some justification for  this criticism, on the ground thai  he was pledging Governmental  support for one commercial concern  as against other commercial companies already in the field, we believe  that the public will be inclined to  be lenient in the matter in view of  the fact that Hon. Mr. Doherty realizes 'that-the- most-- effective means'  possible of developing agriculture in  Ontario is to promote marketing organizations among the producers.  For several decades the Ontario  Government has spent annually large  sums of money, endeavoring to induce farmers' and fruit growers to  produce better grade products and  to grade those properly. Much of  this advice, has not been wasted because producers have not had marketing, organizations through which they  cculd sol] their own products. When  high grade products .have been produced, middlemen have, often received mf-st. of the benefit. Thus' producers have not. seen enough profit In,  producing tho best goods to oncour-  ?.ee them to make the effort involved., '  As.soon as farmers commence marketing their products co-operatively in large quantities,ithey quickly  lr-arn the requirements of the.different markets' to which they cater and  the profit that may be derived when  largo quantities of high-grade pro--:  ducts are marketed under standard  grades. This leads them to ad vise*  the producers-as to what is required.  This advice, coming, as it does', from  th-"--'r <���������*"���������"��������������������������� officers, placed in a position, asitiicy are, to knoNv market  condition", is heeded and quick improvement may be noticed. It is  doubtful if the oranges and raisins of  California or the apples of tho states  of Washington and Oregon and of the  0'.-mr,ean Valley of British Columbia  would have been known as they are  f*-dny in the eastern markets of this  continent, as well as in Europe, hPd  it. not been for the efforts of the wcll-  orp'nni'/ed producers' companies  v.'v'!"'-h have promoted their sale.  Thn-se companies wore quick to sop  ibfir 'heir "*.ncvesr" was going to be  d.-'tprmined by their ability to supply  l.ivo-o quantities of high grade product"*, l'.'gularly to their customers in  the different markets' of tho world.  Py fining so they have been ibl������ to  P'iy their members such satisfactory  prices for their products that thev  r-j-ivp secured and now have no difficult v in holding their co-operation m  r-rn-ri' the production of the lar;'-  eqt -lossible pc-rcentage of high-grade  fruit.  Hon. Mr. Doherty realizes that once  Dip fruit growers of -the Niagara  Peninsula unite in marketing their  r'-n(*i]f>fS. tii0 whole force of their  cr^fnira'tion will soon be utilized tc  conduct an educational work amonir  die t't-u't errowers of the Peninsula  tn iTiduce them to supply fruits for  rile by their company that will en-  rure tho'ennn^my being able to marl-el i's prodiicicj (_o -ldvantTgM in com-  >)i--t:',r>n  w,,r,i pmfflnr producers' com-  and all the grower-can do is to'plant  varieties known to be resistant, in his  locality.  Spraying or dusting for any raspberry diseases has not veil boon shown  to be of sufficient economic value to  be recommended. The fungus diseases���������-cane blight, anthrachos'e. spur  blight, and orange rust are of fairly common occurrence, and at time*  destructive, but in no case is there  any definite, treatment. The removal and burning of infected plants.  el- the changing of the location of  \]\p plantation arc the only precautionary measures to recommend. ..It  if* good practice, to change the plantation about every,5 or 6 ye.ars. This  not only prevents diseases from becoming established, but the land becomes impoverished in the food n-*-.  quirements of. the raspberry plant iu  an old .plantation. After,the crop  has been,harvested, the canes which  have borne fruit-that season should  be carefully pruned out and .burned.  By so doing the plantation wjll be rid  of much material which 'would harbour d'seiise.-'-TIie. Canadian Horticulturist.  CHILLIWACK, June 10.���������Chilliwack berry growers'".are.,preparing to  handle their jaw? product independent of the jam'factories. "The canneries have taken the position that'  they will accept the fruit at the'time  of picking at the market prices, and  are giving no indication as to what  that, price may. be.  This, situation does not look, good  to the grower and , at. a largely attended meeting of' the Chilliwac'.;  United Growers it was decided to  itake care of. and finance the jam product of the members, until tho market is satisfactory. The fruit will Uc  shipped to the" Hat-sic plant, suga.vr.d  and placed in cold storage, the ber'-'i-js  being taken down the river at ni^ht  when if is cool. In fact all the Chilliwack' product of the- membership  will be sent to Matzic where It. will  be sent to Matzic-where it will be pre-  coded and then shipped from that  point.  The Chilliwack growers are very  much alive to ,(_hc fruit situation and  are prepared to assist in'developing  (be industry in the matter of marke'i  ing and man'ufacturiug along /"o-opcr-  afive lincfj to the limit, the proposal  of (lie. Ti. C. Growers' A'jsociaUoii (o  establish ������ large cannery at' lla.tzic  being   well   received   here.  ''   Telephone Service'Always Relied On  r''The. telephone is One of I he .special factors of  everyday life.' It Leeds-no barrier of mountain  or waterway; it is unmindful of distance; it  spreads its, network of communication throughout  the. province,  or granted the service the telephone  what   science  gives  You take I  you;  created,   and  maintained,  tribute lo I In'  service.  in   construction has  what   efficiency   of   workers   has  By    so.   doing   you    offer a    fine  which has created this  organization  i y  5/7 ' COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.  VllV.VMUMl   AND  CUKIX<*   H-VV  Day whether it be of alfalfa, clover  timothy or other grass will always  I o an important factor in our farming  operations. It is the basis of all our  feeding and for this reason it should  receive the very best care in cutting,  curing and keeping so as to lose  none of its nutritive value and be  palatable to the stock. Various  crops require different treatment to  produce the best results so a short  resume of some of the more Important features to bear in mind with alfalfa, clover and timothy * will be  given. *'  Alfalfa should be mown for hay  when it begins to bloom or when the  new shoots at the root crowns '-ire  well started. As the leaf is the lr*rh-  ly nutritive portion of tlie air-Ufa  plant, the less handling it receives  the better," as the leaves break off  easily, it should be cut after the dew  is off and, soon after, raked into  windrows, as the longer it , remains  in tlie swath the more it will he  come bleached and  discolored  by the  Ktr,M\(;   SUAIWO   'HUM'S  Undesirable shade frees, such as  Norway popular and Balm of.Ci'.oad  may be killed by. girdling (ho trees  about four feet from the. ground;  then the bark should be stripped to  tho roofs. This, will cause the free  and its roots lo die: later tho entire,  tree may be removed and the stump  grubbed out.  When a tree is sawed off at the  ground. without girdling, the stump  and roots of the popular variety may  immediately- send out' hundreds of  small sprouts which are difficult to  destroy.  riM*������.ttm'*mv *������*���������"  Wm. Atkinson   j  General Auctioneer and   L'ive j  Stock   Specialist.  years among the St/ickine.n   of  Fraser   Valley.     Am   familar  the different   breeds   of live  VETERANS  MANX  PROMISES  KEPT  no n 'e---i  r,'.if'-<;  nef    only    in    the    western  i*"1     western     Canada but in   ! nor" pr>sf������7''l State" a5" ''"'I  t0., r.,v- nolierlv is on (he ri<rhl  ���������.-pel-. l];. is lo be commended for  the wisdem and energy he is showing  ������������������'l can-vine his policy into effect. ���������  The*   Canadian   Horticulturist.  RASPREKRY DISEASES  Raspberry plants are subject to  r'ip.ny diseases, some of which cause  *-neh loss to the grower. Cntortun-  n'elv. most of them do not respond to  r-"?*"d)al or control  nioiisuio.s.  In th's short article, it would not  '��������������� nofislblo to describe tlie symptoms  and causes of each of the diseases  f*> detail. Reference can only be  ���������"ido In (i general way. A complete  d-RTiption will be found in the. bulletin on "Hush Fruits and their Cul-  I'vn'lon in Canada." which may be  e'ltjiinnd by application to the Puh-  lieatioes H-ranch, Dopt. of Agriculture,   Ottawa.  ���������With the exception of crown gall  i-nd veJlow or curl leaf, the. diseases  i"'" all cruised by fungi. In crown  ^all. a bacterium ������������������* responsible  the i-not like swellings'on the roots  -ind lower part of the stem, causing  the plants to become yellow and sick-  h- and very much refining the yield  of fruit. Ther������ is I'ttle that the  grower can do to control this disease,  sun. It should be loft in the windrows a day or two until about half  dry and then placed in small cocks,  where it is left until sufficiently cured for stacking or placing in the  barn. The main point to keep In  minw is to dry it out with as little exposure to the sun' and elements as  possible.  Clover is cut when the plant is  in full bloom or when about one third  of the leaves have turr>ed brown. I!  is cut when tho dew is off and allowed to wilt. The tedder is run over  it once o.- twice to loosen and shake  it out so that it will cure evenly.  After it is partly dry it is put in wind  rows and cocked. As' long as there  is no dew or moisture on the. hay it  is not essential that all the. san be  evaporated from the plant before  stacking, as it can be safely stacked  much greener than most people think*.  Timothy for cattle should be cut  when in the*second bloom or when  the stamens have burst their pollen.  The plant is then in full sap and when  cured is relished by the cattle. For  horses it should be cut from a weel*  to ten days later, as' when cured it is  less washy and does not scour. It is  cut when the dew is off, shaken un  with, the fodder and, when wilted. i<  i.:   nl;ier>(|   in   cfwk.s' in    'finish     ''Uriii'J  If is' one of the easiest crops to cure  and keeps well.  Rain during haying Is injurious,  as it. delays the final curing, causes  discoloration and mold and lessens  the aroma and palatabllity. After a  rain if is necessary to turn the cock->  over and thoroughly dry them. A  well built cock will shed a great  amount of rain. Th'ey should not be  made by rolling the hay up in bunches, hut should he carefully built  up of layers, keeping the centre of  fhe cock high. The three main essentials of good hay making to keep  in mind are: First, cut the crop at  the proper stage of development;  second, handle the hay no more thau  necessary, third, cure the hay largely in the cock.���������Experimental Farm's  Note.  CHILLIWACK, June 11.���������A resolution calling upon the provincial  government to carry out its promises made to 'the settlers of the  Creston area was passed at the G. W.  V. A.* convention "sitting here last  week. The committee, in movinp*  such a motion, explained that in 19-  19, when the settlement was opened up for returneti soldiers, a.nrorri-  is'e'was distinctly given by duly accredited officials of the government  "that loans  would  be made  payable  within   2f>-  years   with     interest  the-rate of    five-per    cent.  It  at  was  2\\  the  with  stock and tfeoirvalues.     ������*���������  Address   all   communications    to  Box 34 Chilliwack.' B. O: \  I  Black raspberries are easily increased by tip layers, that is, covering  the tip of each with soil causing if  to Isend out roots quickly.  causing  *-       p:  Stripe is the most fatal of the tomato's enemies. There is no cure and-  the only thing to do is to mill up the  infected plants''as soon as stripe is  perceived and burn them, otherwise  the infection will spread all through  the house.  y������l'nhruiiiiL[iuiiiuniiCTHiuunif0^wuiWii''iaur'*imiii3niriiii  .H.JONES  Funeral  Dire do  '! -  i  AC.'KNT   EOK   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  For   a Good Smok;Try  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  No further financial - aid will be  given to industry by the 13. ,C. Government.    This applies to the  policy  pointed out. thatjin August, 192*J. thejof advancing loans to new industries  Land Settlement." Board set the rate  j for these loans ,at seven per cent, and  reference was- made to Premier Oliver's speech at Creston in November, 1920. a few weeks previous to  the recent election, in, which prior to  the recent election, in wlfteh he. was  quoted as stating "that any promises  made to returned men would he  kept."  COST $9,412,704.  OTTAWA.. June 11.���������The total  cost of the new parliament buildings is- $9,412,764. This statement was made.'.by Hon. P. B. Mc-  Curdy, minister "of -public works, in  the  House  of Commons.  Mr, McCurdy said the architect  had been asked:; for an estimate of  the additional cost, but it had not  yet been received. The amount  paid by the government to th������>T,vall  Company in connection with the  construction of the buildings up  the end of April was $314.8011.  $���������842,188 had been paid to the  chit.ect.  and did "not refer to 'research work  which might be undertaken in behalf  of industry  in  general.  Never leave  ting off Timbs.  long stubs when cut-  B.   C.    CiGAR   FACTORY  * -  WILBERG & WOLZ. PROP*  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  'OFFICE  .J. A. Cathenvood Building  Phone 8001  P. O.  Box 61)  MISSION CITY, 13. C  SERVICE  Made in Canada  to  and  ar-  Optimism  on  Prairies.  <  "The prairie people are verv optimistic and are making arrangements  for a lot of new building in which B.  C. lumber is largely to he used,"  said Mr. J. 11. Davidson, editor and  manager of the Prairie Lumberman,  who was a visitor in Vancouver  recently. He has been visiting-Coast  points during the past two weeks  looking into   the  lumber situation  NEARLY   HALF   A   MILLION  cars have been built and sold,  for efficient *'-n'1  as steadily  has increased.  CHEVROLET  Their reputation  grr.  \\n  and economical service has  as the number of Chevrolet owners  I'OIt.M  UNION*  OF  POTATO  GROWERS  Latest reports.from Penticton are  to the effect that the crop of Bin������  and Lamber cherries will    be by no  (means heavy this!season, despite the  fact that at blooming time the trees  gave greater promise than for several years. The same Is true of early  peaches and    elbertas;   the    former  [bloomed well, butdid not set heavily.  lEIberas are said to have had a weak  bloom this year.  490 TOURING   CAR  F. O. B. Mission City  STUART MOTORS  CHEVROLET and DODGE AGENTS  Mission City, B. C.  CLOVERDALR, June 10.���������Some  for startling figures as to the activities'  of Orientals on the land in B. C.  were placed before a meeting of the  farmers to further consider the proposal to form a potato growers' association by Hon. R. D. Barrow, minister of agriculture, at a meeting held  CULTIVATING ..'STRAWHERRIES  evcent examine young -'bints prior to here to organize a potato growers'  setting them' put. discarding any association. The figures had-just  which show the knot-like    swellings  been compiled by the government of-  rn the roots or stem. The cause of  tb������ leaf curl or yellow is unknown.  It has proved very destructive to cer-  iti some, localities. There Is no means  rf control known for this disease,  tain  varieties, such  as  the Cuthbert  ficials and are latest   accurate    data  concerning this problem, he stated.  The  Presbyterian  proved of the 2.r������ per  aged   ministers.  Synod  has  cent, bonus  ap-  t.o  The summer cultivation of strawberries    should be  , shallow to    kill  weeds and form a loose... surface    In  j which the    plants can root    without  j difficulty.     As  the runners develop,  .the cultivator should be narrowed, so  j that  the runners-are  not disturbed  after they commence to form plants.  Great care Is necessary to avoid disturbing the plants at this time. Some  of the runners may be shifted to give  I a more even    distribution of    plants  'along the row, and some hand hoeing  'will be necessary to prevent    weeds  , from  growing  later. (Cft,  2ss-=sa������5=-  . .������fts an WsiFaRD ftwtf  *A������iW  EDITORS MAKH A  VISIT TO  LAKE LOUISE  GETT5-.J   DOWN    'H>   THE   GOST  LAKE LOUISE, Alia., Juno IR���������  The Canadian Pacific Railway special  train carying about 150 representatives' of Canadian weekly newspapers,  under the auspices of the Canadian  Weekly Newspaper .Association, arrived at Lake Louise yesterday  morning. The train was somewhat  delayed on acount of a stop-over _ being made at Field in order that the  party niight see the beauties of the  Voho Valley en route, to Lake. Louise.  Mr. W. IL IJavies, prosiden' of the  association during the past year,  was very enthusiastic in his impressions of the trip along (he Canadian  'Pacific Railway from Vancouver, and  eulogized the son ices which (ho  company have placed at tho disposal  of the part v. Everybody". !><->'" said,  was perfectly happy and comfortable,  and tho scenery  was magnificent.  lOvn-v facility was afforded in order (lint tbcv m!,:hi en i-y Ihe boau-  tic* of (he Canadian  Pacific Kockies,  of  taken  At the newspaper convention held  in Vancouver last week   the guest ion  running a country newspaper  up by several speakers and later discussed by others. The discussions were driven home lo some of  the listeners, among them the editor  of this paper, who later with pencil  and paper figured up some of Ips  losses while- in business. The re/;u!t  was most astounding, as it was figured in thirteen years' business in Mission City some had been lost,  ilow we are still in business is a mystery indeed. A report was made to  the expert, cose system man next day  and his words were, 'J guess you arc  not far out.'  NIAGARA   lOKMERS, CO-OPEUATF  and  i  (   \\  as a  ���������ri  '"������������������it  spec':  ii  obse  rva  (ion  on   th  0   (  ram  1  rem  Field  On  arrival  a!  1 a'-  f.jl ..<y  ".1  hre.i  1- I is  f '���������  "  i.ii    (V.  11 ii  :n>(  1   w  ere  ehato,  in  l������v   <  le.-  (i b  ���������unirise when    a  <���������:>!���������   w;is   placed  Kevolsloke     lo  As-a  concrete example of what   is*  ueanl. ���������  It   is  highly  important   that  no  ink   or grease  is on   one's  hands  while   handling   important   jobs     of  printing.     The hands must be clean.  In figuring up this item, time at the I surrounding it all was the encourac  average  rate  of   $2.00   per  hour     is !inS influence of the big general meet-  taken into consideration;  interest on!-"K ������r 'he shareholders,  held on the  The   now 'fruit   company���������Niagara  Peninsula Growers.      Limited���������in  ready,fur businc!-.:;.    On the dale    ol  i writ i nii   (Mav   ID,  headquarters    a'  rilhi'.'.e     Inn}   annex.   Grimsby,     was  busy   eonclud'ing   preliminary   propar-  aiions  and     plans.     Lf-Cel.     II.     L  I.'nbcrts,   acting     genera I     manager,  and  recently elected president,of (he  coi'ijjar.y, and .David     Hunter. aeUnj-'  secret a ry-treifPurer.   were  el'if-Jug  fin  ���������Aork'ol     their    acting    positions   in  ���������.���������reparation     for    lurujiig. over tu T  .1. Mnhoncy. the newly-elect-*d gemr  al manager,    and    Geo. G.   "Bourne  secretary.    Reports or district organizations showed  (he enUro peninsula  gradually   lining  up  almost  as     one  man  behind  i the    movement.    Crop  prospects in  general, the labor    and  package supply and the    transportation   outlook"'wore,   so   far,   satisfac-I  fory to the point of optimism.    And  Ii.  C.  HltiltJtY  GROWERS  i;i'v  PLANT  broke imp p-irlies. ���������  lirewsler'.'* ponies lo  .Mirror Luke, where  doli-.'bll'ul company  u ho lor many year  (������������������:(  house al  Ibis  money invested; insurance on plant  and building; depreciation on plant  ami building at (.ho rate of ten per  cent: ink washed (iff the bauds; soap  and snap; water rale; loss of output  while washing (lie hands; light and  beat; towels���������new ones and washing  I hey j old ones, and a few other little things  Now during (ho eight working  hours of Ihe day sixteen times would  not bo out of place that Ihe printer  would  have lo  wash lus  bauds. And  preceding Monday���������a ineeling willed"  jwas, in Ihe words of I-L K, Griffiths  .Grimsby, of (ho new executive com-  Imittee,  "the  most     enthusiastic eve;  ;i  70 mi  ,1'ea u(  !*i Pi  \v'h"'c.  iff'  ''an,  a i'o\ e .^e.a  ind   under  ��������� ' I'l'i.w I he pa rly  ������������������  ; d (he fipee-  i-u;i \ i.vri]   (q       ( \\(\  ca '���������'       Mere  leiue   Inking      t ho  L,:ke  Agnes and  (be\   enjoyed   Ihe  of ,Mii-H  ' Dodds.  s   has  conducted  pai'lieulJir    -spot j each   I ime  level, anu'dsi   lhe|lenuO  won  held in  the district.  -The Cueadiaii  Wortieul'urist.  ,MASO\M   MEET   THIS   MOM'H  (he big beehive,  .1  I \\r  th" il  b'.r II  :-1.111"  i  w'vcn look  p.'lHSlllJ*    IIIM  Mount Temple and  open inn' into the g  Morn inn  Lake and  (! multiplied by Ibe cost of 1 fi cent;;  Jas   taken   from   above   i-  d make "it $2.-10 a day for  (he  ahadow     of j-."��������� .ashing   hands,  a   tola)   loss  for  (he,  ami Mount . ."(><)   working   {\nyi$   of   the   year   of  j $720.00; and for thirteen years a b':-.  'i'eiii  pf   $n,;{0fi(J0.   iur,t to   keep on--  printer's  hands  clean     for     thirteen  years   'a  good   income for  most people.     At   (his   way   of  figuring   it   h;  not  hard lo get the .fafi.OOO.OO.  r-,[-|nr,<        pip)  rive to Moraine  io   gigantic  elifl  Saddleback,  orlous  ihe Va  i,r"ir  I,ake  of  and  scenery  of  ley of Ten  Peal's, where Miss I'ank'i rum; a camp  at which visitors may Slav ov-i' night  find   euioy very  fine  Iroul   fishing.  'I b" party left for  nauff about     4  o'HmHc   in   | he  aflernonii.   I Ikm'om".bL"  d" Hah if I  with their day's visit.    Mr.  A   .n. i'fi!'.l������!'. representing the Canadian   Pacific. Railway, its in charge of  iho   p.-*iiv.  and   at     Vancouver     was  '������������������ined by JMr. IL  W.  Broil ie. genera  passenger agent. Vancouver, who ac-j  coiupanied     him     lo     Lake    Louise, I  where Mr.  F. W.  Fox.   editor of   tho j  press bureau, joined  them.  The   Evils  of  Intemperance  Two pints, one quart.  Two   (|uai'is,   one   fight.  One. fight,  two  cops,  Two   cops,   one  Judge.  One Judge,  thirty days.  I'he manufacture of spring  *s is to be    commenced in  clothe:.'  a    few  The jubilee, or fiftieth annual  communication, of (he British Col-  ���������umbin Grand Lodge, of Mason-', will  be held al Victoria "on Wednesday.  June 2 2. Tho ceremonies will hist  three-days and about 3P0 delegates  are expected from all parts'ol the  province. The third annual convention of the Grand Chapter Royal  A r>"h Masons of liriUsh Columbia  will meet, al Victoria on June 21.  There will be about a hundred delegates. Mr. M. L. Grimmett of Mer-  ritt. is grand .master of the Grand  Lodge. Edward B. Paul .of Victoria,  is the first 'grand principal of the  Grand  Chapter.  The cold storage plant  U\  the    St.  Mlingo   Canning   Company   has   been  purchased  by the  p. C.  Horry Grow-  ���������rs'   Association,   and   is  already   under operation  by Ihe new owners foi  (he   storage   of     strawberries     from  Mission,  llalzic    and    other    Fraser  Vallev   points.     Two     cargoes     have  ���������con unloaded, one this morning and  be other yesterday.     The  price    at  which (he. property has changed hands  is not announced,  but the plant  cost  n   the    neighborhood    of     $70,000.  when it was built and    equipped si>  rears ago,1 at a time when    material-*  vere in Ihe main much cheaper (ban  ;bey are today.  Theplani will also be    used as    a  ���������oncentration and distributing'point,  berries being shipped  here and then  -e-shipped to the wholesalers in their  'resh state when the' occasion arises.  The main object of the purchasers  -s  to put berries in  storage  for jam  uirposes   and   for   canning,   and     lo  ���������irevent    glutting of the    market    in  years when  there is a  henry surplus  over,  the   requirements   of  (he   fresh  '���������mil  market,  and   consequent  disas-  rously low pricey. , rtaspborrics   and  blackberries also  will  be handled in  heir season but at present tho plant  !s putting up strawberries only. "The  berries are put in barrels with sugar  and (hen placed    in    storage,    where  I hey will keep indefinitely and can be  issued as market conditions warrant.  A. E. HUMPHREY  (Late   Tai-lor   &   Humplirey)  B. C. Land Surveyor and  *"  ,       Civil E'ng-iriccr  Kuoin   0   Jf-ii-l   I'lofJ-.   Chilliwack  Jio.v    ���������!::���������:. ("IIIM.IUACK  Durrant  BARRISTERS and .  SOLICITORS  LAW OEFICE  J     OI'EX   KVRRY   FDITiAY  I AUHOTSKOKD,   ������.   C.  ���������J  CAXADA'S HEALTHY LIVE STOCK  Man loves little and,often, women  much and  rarely.  I | weeks   at   Nelson.  Be calm in arguing, 'for fierceness  makes error a lault and truth a  discourtesy.   -  SVhool Inspector MacKenzio has  condemned Ibe school buildings at  tho  Fort  Uaney School.  The picture show building is Hearing completion and is certainly a  ������������������jood substantial structure.  Mr,.B  'V-*f-���������  The report of the Veterinary Director General  recently issued  covers  lwo years, the first part tor the year  ending March ;J1. 10J9, and the second   part  for the  twelve  months  terminating March 31, 1!'2(>. The health  ")f Canada's live, stock    during both  years is shown to have been    highly  satisfactory.    In  fact il is    easy    to  believe that Canada is the healthiest  "ountry in  the  world   for all   breeds  of live stock.    No country can claim  to  he absolutely  free  from ailments  :n its cattle, hoVses, sheep and swine  iny,. more than  it    can    that    every  human being is health-perfect.    But  Canada it is    safe to    assert,    conies  nearer to tho-ideal    state    than any  ofher   land.     None   of   the   epizootic  diseases I hat cause most anxiety    to  sanitary officials, such as foot    and  mouth  diseases,  cattle plague,    and  contagious     pleuro-pneumonia.     are  found  within  our  borders.     Diseases  that do exist lo a very limited c:<tent,  such  as glanders,  hog    cholera, and  cattle mauge, the report shows,    arc  being kept well  under control    and  are   diminishing  in   number  year   by  year.    Glanders is proven to have existed only in Northern Saskatchewan  and Manitoba and in those provinces  extremely few cases are reported. All  tho  outbreaks,  the Veterinary    Director General   is able  to state,  havt*  been  efficiently dealt    with and the  disease eradicated.    Where hog cholera  and cattle mange have appeared  vigorous action  has immeditely been  taken  with the result   that contagion  has   been  everywhere    checked     and  districts  entirely cleared.   Regarding  hog cholera,    experience    shows that  nearly all cases originate.on premises  where    garbage is    fed to    animals.  Cooking, if properly done, is    stated  to  he an  effectual safeguard.     Full  statistics arc given in  the report    of  the activities undertaken all over the  country which  indicate  the  remarkable results achieved.    A marked increase is    shown in    the number    ot  live  stock   inspected   for exportation  in  the year   1919-1020 as compared  with   the  previous  year,  the  figures  being ,140,000 as compared with 100.-  rifln ���������Dominion Department of Agriculture.  J. E. PARTON  JUST    ARRIVED  another carload  A\iv .rej aiquims 6.i9dT3d**BM jo  IUA\ "uoisimu ,io --[ouqs in uioo.t  V: Sueu jo JOdBd e*i"|  noA  {.-as  ���������sso'.ut |iT3;.t -pe iioa' .toj  ARUOTSFOni),   H.   C.  ABmfSFORD  Board of 'Trade  V. vA.    rooms    on  June Gtb, with the  Hill, in the chair,  George,    secretary.  LORD  MJVG IS NEW  '    GOVERNOR  GENERAL  Anyone who, first gazes on the  shield of the Canadian Pacific Railway is struck with the (lap tailed  little animal sitting in the foreground. This is no less than Mr.  Eeaver, the chap who started out to  build a dam and built up the Dominion of Canada in addition  for good  measure, C  Columbus did not seek pelts when  hi* discovered America. Others Canute find China, but when Cathay did  *n<>t prove to be around the corner  aad   the   Iroquois   signed   the   bap  tismal certificate with the end of his  tomahawk the St. Lawrence would  probably have been abandoned but  for its upper reaches which yammered and screeched with beavers. The  Fre.ich founded Montreal with-bell,  book and beaver skin���������-the original  name of, the city Was Hochelaga.  which means "iSeavcr Meadow."  B'rer Beaver even became the medium of exchange, oven as tobacco  in the early days of Virginia, and no  ���������Indian could buy the coveted gun or  the necklace his Minnehaha longed  for without the precious pelts.  Canada   received  its start as  the  land of furs and particularly beaver.  Civilization followed the trapper and  trader, and as the fur trade worked  ever northward, the white man went  with it, developed new territory and  escabiished new outposts in the conquest of the wilderness. ^  Mr. Beaver is still an important  personage. Within the year a  company was or    ~  with a eapital  duct  fur auc'  becoming a g  as the world  and beaver ������  fur trade.  in Montreal  000 to con-  "anada   is  "t as well  roducer������������������  ..ip'e of th������  The appointment of Lord Bvng of  Vimy as governor-general of "Canada  in succession to the Duke of Devonshire was announced on June 3rd.  Julian   Hedworth     George     Byng,  first Baron Byng, is the seventh son  of the second Earl of Strattford. He  was born on September 11, 1802. and  at the age of 21 joined the 10th Hussars of which he    became colonel   in  .1901.    He served in the Soudan    expedition of  1884   and  in  the     South  African    campaigns    of      1899-1902.  Lord  Byng was  colonel-commandant  of the 10th Royal Hussars from 1902  lo 190-1 and commanded the cavalry  school at Netheravon  from  1904    to  IflOa.    Li     11109    he    as    promoted  major-general and occupied    various  home commands' till   1912 when    he  went to    Ugypl as    G. O. 0.    In    the  Great  War he served  with the  "Old  Contemptibles" and  in  Iflin    for    a  time   was  at the  Dardanelles,   being  promoted   to   be   lieutenant-general.  Returning to the French theatre    of  war, Sir Julian Byng, as he was now  ! known, having received a K. C. M.O.,  .commanded successfully the 9th, 17th  [and    .Canadian      army    corps.    Hfs  last, and greatest promotion waa    to  the command of the 3rd. Army Avhlch  he held until the close of the war.  Lady Byng is a granddaughter r>f  Lord Ducie and an    author of    n*>*j*e  having written a ay era I  novels  whlcl  have  attained  \ffde  sale.  The Abbotsford  met in  (he G.  \V.  Monday evening,  president,  Mr.  N  and   Mr.   Arthur  also present.  Mr. I!. L. MclCelvie. manager of  the campaign of "made in B. C."  goods,- was present, and a special  campaign week will be held June 20  to 2." inclusive The retail merchants  are asked to advertise the product.-.'  of tho province in their store windows  during the campaign.  Mr. John L. Prldham of Koksil-  ah, Vancouver Island, was wedded to  Mrs. Kate Walker of Vancouver, on  Tuesday, June 7th at the Manse. The  couple  were  unattended.  Mrs. J. Esley of Vancouver is visiting  her   sister. .  Airs. Gillis of- Powell River is  visiting her sister, Mrs. McMillan.  Mr. Alder was a. visitor in Abbotsford  on Monday.  Mr. and Mrs. Robertson spent Friday  and   Saturday   in  Vancouver  to  see their daughter-in-law on her way'  to Australia to-visit her parents.  'Do not be misled by people who  tell you to clean out the' oil base of  tho engine by putting in kerosene  and (hen running the engine under  its own power for half a minute or  so. This is ruinous to the bearings,  as it stirs up all the grit and splashes it into all parts of the engine. The  only proper way to remove the muck  and grit that accumulate in the bottom is lo remove the oil base and  take 1^ out by hand. This' is a  troublesome job, hut one which will  add years to the life of an engine,  while the other process will shorten  its life by an equal amount.  Growers of onions should not for-"  get that all "culls" and "volunteer  traps" should be destroyed by burning not later than June 15 in order  to control the second family of the  onion   maggot.  The admission of women to complete co-ordination in the work and  honors of the Association, was the  outstanding event when the Eastern Ontario Liberal Association  opened  its annual meeting.  The Senator Duulap strawberry  will be found to be one of the best  varieties to plant. Blossoms are  likely to develop on the spring  plants, and all these should be  moved to throw all energy into .  development, of runners as early  possible.  I-'KIMT INSPECTOR IS  NAMED FOR CHILLIWACK  set  re-  the  as  Mr. .(.:. I\ Leckie, Dominion fruit  inspector has arrived in Chilliwack  to assume supervision of the picking,  packing and shipping of fruit trees  from the district. His present territory covers Chilliwack, Abbotsford  and Agassiz. This is the first time  that an inspector has been appointed  to this section and is evfdence of its  growing importance as a fruit shipping centre. Mr. Leckie will see  that the Dominion regulations are  carried out properly and will also  advise shippers as to the best methods  of packing, etc.  -  5������!M������53^^ fHfe  ABfeO^StfOKD JPOSt1,   ABBOTSPO^������. B.  &  r^.'  i.n "���������������"'  ������������������ii'^iWt.fcifli*������  *****���������*&***  BUSINESS   WELL   MAINTAINED  BY MERCHANTS BANK  OF  CANADA  That the best of Meats can be purchased at this Store   .  We select our Beaf with intelligence:  that':  why one  of ���������our roasts make such a line meal.  Try one of our prime roasts and be convinced.-  WHITE & CARMICHAEL'  Abbotsford, B.C.  B.   C.   Phone   41.  , Fanners' Phone 19 09  Wc have a good line  cars, some real" snaps,  1920 Ford in Al Condition. Snap for Cash  1915 Ford, Good Condition $300.00  McLaughlin Truck, jusl overhauled and re-  snap at $550.  DONE IN ABBOTSFORD  AND: DONE RIGHT  By Ihe Abbotsford Garage and Machine Shop, Ltd  The superiority of our Repair Work is winning  for Ihis establishment not only Ihe good will and  patronage but the esteem of all car owners and  one reason we can guarantee our work is because  our workers are all mechanics.  Don't forget our Specialties:  i \-"pi_itit *\\7r^i-,T*  " ACETYLENE-VW?:LDING AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES  ELECTROMOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  REWOUND  We guarantee all our work to be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  Limited  Phone, B. C. 7    .     ABBOTSFORD IS.  (\ Farmers 1918 .,  The strength of the Canadian hanking system during the period  ol! deflation, is still strikingly, reflected by  {the  statements  of  the larger   Canadian  hanks.     The  annual   report  of  The Merchants Bank,of Canada,    de-  tails' of which have been    made pub-  hie, is the first of the larger banks to  J make its'    appearance for the    fis^a'  'year to April  30th.  This covers 'almost tho Iwol^i  months during which deflation has"'  progressed throughout the country  and on this account it will he of  special interest to shareholders of  Bank to know that its' business h?s  been so well maintained. During the  war period, as it is known, all the  Banks undertook.special business for  the Governments." For the past year  there has been a general tendency to  adjust these special undertakings and  to go back to normal lines of bu:*i--  ��������� css. .  .  The Merchant-- Bank in pariicul;:".'.'-  y interested in the growth and development of Canadian com*������������������(���������>���������-".  agriculture and indiietry. On this  account Its business is close!'/ related to tho whole general bu--in(-.--3 of  (he country. ��������� There will be .special  interest to sec whether during (lie  period of deflation' and lessened industrial activity the people, of the  country' have been able to keep on  adding to their savings'. As far as  tho Merchants '^xhk is concerned, its  clientele have been able to do this, as'  deposits bearing interest at tho end  of the fiscal yoar amounted to  .$120,904,54 0, an increase of approximately $6,000,000 for the year. ,  Notwithstanding flic changed conditions" and the lessened requirements of customers, current loans  have been well maintained. These  now stand at ? 1 I 2.2G!),I AC. Of Ibis  amount current loans and discounts  in Canada total $1011.183.592 and  loans to cities, towns', municipalities  and school  districts $:$,085,002.  Of the total assets of $190,3 67,4Of).  liquid*assets amount to $69,427,380.  Included in them are Dominion and  Provincial Government SeciVrities,  ���������"���������mounting to $11,039,325, up from  $7,S93.229 in the previous'year, while  Railway and other Bonds, Debentures and Stocks stand at $5,020,059, as  against $4,507,688. Canadian Municipal Securities, and British, Foreign  *nd Colonial Public Securities o'thpr  Minn Canadian amount to $13,153.-  757, practically the same figure as  'i year ago.  -.  ,   ^:-   ,  During the year the Capital of the  "iank   increased   to   $10,500,000.   up  '���������-om ?8.4()0.'ffOO..In the same p.-riod !  "he Reserve Fund has also increased  Lo $9,450;000, up from  $8,400,000.  The Profit --'-id. Loss Account also  contains a number of interesting features. ]"'vr>n during the period' of  'essened activity, all the dividends  have not only been comfortably earned, hut the Bank has, in addition,  been able to nay a bonus to shareholders. Pmfits for the year amounted to $1,402,820. In addition there  was rc"*"'v*ofi s\ premium on new  stock St,050.000. The  '"���������rought   forward   from   the  -ASS*^**"-  Our bread comes as  regularly as the sun,  freshly baked for you  each    morning,    and  J  brings    health      and  *'   strength   to   all   who  if.  rle  in   Abbot:  i orti  i and  Patronize I lie breao made  keep the money ai'home. ,'  Baker's bread keeps the house cool'   ,  ALBERT LEE,  Baker, and Grocer  a.   g ������ *  %M3  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  ��������� No "Headaches  Take advantage of the"  Government  $2.50, u'p to' (en cases of powder,  your stumps  refund of  and blow  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage ��������� Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE-���������Money <(> .Loan on Uood Farm ?fIortgrages  !  A. McCa  Abbotsford  SUMMER LINES  Sfower's Lime Juice Cordial, per bottle  ������������������I.:>nserral Lime Juice, per belli  Orangeade and Lemonade,  Lemonade Powder, per tin.  Nabob Jellies,.3 for  a not fie  Buy Your Goods At  Lol)ster Paste, for sandwic  lies.  CA&H   XiROCIflK  per tin    EWS  ABBOTS KORD,  . 65c  .. 45c  ... 38c  .:; 25c  .. 35c  ... 20c  ij.  Newspaper Convention Last Week  Largest Ever Held In Canada  week  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  THE COUNTRY STORE  with I lie CITY SERVICE  / NEED YOUR BUSINESS  Farmers' Phone 1303  !  THE  MATSQUI  DYKE  DUNG Lit  If tho Oliver Government had  taken some of the money which they  hayc wasted by mismanagement ini  dyking a portion of Matsqui Prairie,  and expended it in co-operation with  (lie Dominion Government in strengthening the. Nicomen Island Dykes,  there would not havo occurred the  heavy less in that fertile region this | Nicomen   Island   protection.���������Colum  MAY LOSS VOTH  Aiin-riyintntely eight hundred peo-  p'm vims0 names' were on the provincial voters' list for New We.s'mi lister electoral district will be disenfranchised unless they, take steps on  or before Monday to avert that calamity. Thev are people, who according to the lists marked by deputy returning officers, did not vote at the  last election. Notices have been sent  them, but they have failed to respond so far with an application for  reinstatement. Comparatively few  such applications have been returned  so far, states Mr. F. C. Campbell  registrar of voters. The court of revision which ordinarily would have  been held in May but was postponed  I mainly for the purpose of giving "de-  liquent voters" a chance to get back  into grace, will be held on    Monday.  that day  points to an empty treasury when applications will ho in order, either  there is a call for a monev grant to in person or on forms provided,  ���������in absolutely    necessary    work    as Thereafter the 1st will he closed for  at least six months, and probably    a  year.    Under the Elections Act, regular sittings of the court of revision  are lo be held only once a    year, in  You . M^y- but power is given the Lieuten-  , ant-Governor to call for a special re-  j vision at any time not less than six  months following the regular session.  amount | i"ne newspaper convention held iu Vancouver last  ,ea, was $260,774. This rS'?he | was probably the largest and most enthusiastic ever held in the  -otai ntnnunt available for distribu- i history of the fourth estate in Canada. Editors .were present  tion $2,713 595, which was approp- L 'h t eastern part of the Dominion, taking part in ,the  -lated as    follows:     Dividends    audi1 ^lli . l , .    .   -        .��������� n,���������,*  "onus.    si.273,635:      Government | programme.    The west opened up a new area of vision to these  War Tax on Note circulation. *9G,-!]lieu whicu enabled them to disucss their every day affairs in a  585; Transferred to Reserve Fund on i ,.   ���������     ,. .      ...        n-ii,���������  ���������,.��������� .k^mc^,! nnvor/1,i  New stock, $1,050,000. leavinga bai-'new country lull ot opportunities. Ihe papers discussed coyeicd  ance to be carried forward of $293,-1 every phase of the weekly newspaper man and were full of  ideas which, it is hoped will bear fruit during the coming year.  The influence of the country weeklv was felt for once in  the city of Vancouver.  The editors came west over the Canadian National and returned over the Canadian Pacific. All were very much delighted  with the scenery west and also with the many*courtesies extended by the railway company. And going east the Canadian Pacific will, as usual, on such occasions see to it that the newspaper  men will have reason to remember the trip over the Canadian  Pacific.  EIGHT HUNDRED  'he owners. Hie government this year  has contributed $00,000 to the cost,  which, of course, is charged up to  the general fax-payers of this province.  It   is   by   such   incompetent   meth  ods that the people's money is being  wasted  and     then    Premier    Oliver .Until close of business on  bian.  Heaven.  like hell, is a habit,  acquire either one or the other.  year.  The .���������Government; through the  Dyking Department, arranged to  dyke an urea of 4.0.7 acres of Matsqui Prairie, the cost of which was to  be charged to the property owners.  The Government estimated that the the owners would be $35,-  000, which the owners agreed to pay.  Put  with that  careless     supervision  which is more and more characteris-  ing    to    $3,000,000, the    successful  tic of the Oliver Government, there i bidders being A. E. Ames and Co. of jar (*own Life's Road you go;  has already been spent $92,000 on |Toronto. The price received was 93.-; j-*0r a kindly word and a cheery smile  the work and it is estimated that it ,11. The bonds are 6 per cent, govern-(will shorten the way by many a mile  will cost $30,000 more to complete ment guaranteed bonds, and at the, p*0r some poor fellow who's moving  it.  Premier Oliver announced that theiTh,8 j0Vfer- ig to be invoked V" casc  finance department  has  disposed  of '0f an election,  an issue of provincial bonds'amount  Stop a minute and say "Hello"  As a result of the complaints    of  price   received   will  yield   approximately 6.63 per cent, interest.  slow.  Stop a minute-  -and say "Hello.  HARS NEAR HORDE R  HAVE   ORDERLY   CLOSE  On Tuesday evening the near-beer  bars were closed according to law.  and whatever stock was; oh the premises was removed. The citizens of  Abbotsford interested will obey the  law in this matter. Everything was  orderly in Abbotsford and no special  visitors were present to witness the  closing scenes.  ������������������Ti Huntingdon there was a large  number present, some local citizens  interested in seeing what might hap-  en, but everything was orderly, although several hundred cili/.ens' from  Washington, U.:S. A., parked the  streets of Sumas with their cars. During the near-beer regime Huntingdo.i.  has been a favorite niecca for our  thirsty cousins. What* will the situation be there now?  A miser grows rich by seeming  poor; an extravagant man grows  poor by seeming rich.  Behavior is a    mirror    in    which  every one shows' his own image.  JAPAN   WISHES  SETTLEMENT  WASHINGTON, JUNE 16th.���������The  Japanese government it was learned  here last night, is seeking to bring  to settlement as early possible all  con troveries'.!-between "it and the United, States'.  .  Conversations are in progress nci  a result of a Japanese initiative between Secretary Hughes and Baron  Shidhara, the Japanese ambassador  to the United States, with a view to  an agreement,of all outstanding problems between the two nations ranging  from the dispute over the American  cable rights on the Island of Yap to  differences over disposition of Shantung Peninsula and of the California  Japanese land ownership.  WANT COLUMN  Advertisements under the    above  heading cost 25    c"e*nts per    issue.  Leave copy and  money at The Ab-  '"ofsford Garage.  <V  mmamifflmm!BBll!ffl  fsa^xsam^msmmsiismssa


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