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 f< V-  h'  Ik  1,11  K  ������  pi'  I'*  IK  I  I'  IT''  is  With which is incorporated  "The Huntingdon Star"  Z3mSm-trrrvrrrai^xi"i~.  -to...- ..ai.s~aNn������..������������������_,r^*  Vol. XXV., No. 7.  Abbotstord, B. C, Friday, Juno 22, 1923.  $1.00 Per Annum.  . 'JV-L.'JL'  !i^...jji.:  ���������H'-ll'J  m���������j-jj^.  -STasiSS-IC:  =S3S3=  .-.���������<; ..'..���������ii.'vag  A STOVE VACATION  A hearty invitation is extended to (ho    housewives of    Abbotsford and district to come in and inspect our line of cooked meats.  When you see thorn you will say, WHY COOK AT  IIOMI'37  Tm PIONEER STORE  R. DesMAZES  AKHOTSFOKD AND WHATCOM RO   AD  Phone  16 . - Farmers 1912  i'lti/w winners ui^rioit sumas     mr. Mcmullen succumbs  W.   1.     FLOWER     SHOW AT Mllilj ON THURSDAY  WEEKLY NEWSPAPER  EDITORS  HOLD MEETING AT JASPER  For the second time a joint meeting of tho members of the Brickdi  Columbia and Yu'leon Press Association and Alberta Press Association  waB held on Thursday and Friday,  June 7th and 8th. Last year the  meeting was held at Vernon, 'n rue  heart of the peach belt of. the; province, while this year it w-us hold at  Jasper Park, Alberta, just over the  height of land of the Rockies on the  line of< the Canadian National Railways. yA very representative gathering was present to take part in a well  arranged programme of business, an-1  the discussion of subjects of interest  to newspaper men.  Col. Rogers, park superintendent,  gave a most hearty welcome to the  two associations. - .This was followed  by addresses by the two presidents  after which excellent papers were  heard and discussed, from Mr. W. A.  Buchanan, of the "Lethbridge .Her--  aid", Mr. G. H. Saults, secretary of  the Manitoba Press Association, on  "Co-operation Through Organization"; Dean M. L. Spencer, director  of the School of Journalism, University of Washington, and others.  The following officers were elected  for B. C:  President���������Mr. Hugh Savage*.,  Cowichan Leader, Duncan.  1st Vice-pres.���������Mr. J. A. Bates,  Fraser  Valley  Record, Mission.  2nd Vice-pres.���������Mr. R. E. White,  Review,  Summerland.  Sec.-treas.'���������Mr.. Ben Hughes, Com-  ox Argus,  Courtehay.  Executive -,Committee���������W. A. El-  lltson, Miner, Rossland; H. M. Walker, ..Commoner,' Enderby; . R. D.  Cummings, Journal, Aslicroft; J. G.  Quinn,  Citizen,  Prince George.  Parliamentary Committee ���������Hugh  Savage, Ben Hughes, R. R. Hind-  march, F. J. Bird and Titos. Collinge.  B. C. members present at convention:  Those present from B. C. were:  Ashcroft Journal; B. D. Cummings  Courtenay Argus, Ben Hughes; Duncan Leader, Hugh Savage; Enderby  Commoner,  H.   M.    Walker;   Golden  (Continued on Page Three)  LOCAL DELEGATES ATTEND  BAND ASSN. CONVENTION  Mr. R. S. Wright, master of the  Abbotsford band and Mr. W. J. Grey,  eargent of the band, attended the-  convention of the Amateur Band Association helel in Vancouver the first  of the week. Representatives were  present from Victoria, Nanaimo,  Ladysmith, Vancouver, Mission City  and Abbotsford. This meeting was  held for the purpose of arranging for  the band contest to.be held at the  Provincial Fair at New Westminster  this fall; and at-which only band3  that are members of the Association  are allowed to compete.  It is the intention of the Abbotsford band to enter this competition,  and with this end in view_ will hold  extra practises from now on. These  practises will be in the open ai>, and  as soon as the band are fortunate  enough to have a proper band stand,  they will give open air concerts  every evening.  Three new cornets have been purchased lately, and add materially to  the appearance and efficiency of the  band. , ,      *  The band has been engaged to i-intend the big celebration in Chilliwack pn July 2nd.  ELECTED     PRESIDENT  Mr. Hugh Savage, of the Cowichan  Leader, Duncan, B. C, is the new-  president of the B. C. and Yukon  Press Association.  Mr. Savage is frot*.i the Old Country, and came out to Canada in 100b.  After a few years in the Eastern pro*  vinces', he came to Vancouver in  1910, where he was associated with  The Vancouver Province, and other  papers.  In 1914 he became editor of-the  Cowichan Leader, and from that time  the paper has steadily grown, until  to-day it stands as one of tlie most  progressive weeklies' in the province.  Besides being president*, of the local  Newspaper Association, Mr. Savage  has been a director of the Canadian  Weekly Newspaper . Association for  the past two years.  Nearly every, newspaper in  province belongs to the B. C  Yukon Press Association, and  year it is hoped that there will  hundred per cent, representation;  arid the president with the able secretary, Mr. Ben Hughes, of the Co-  mox Argus, Courtenay, and an aggressive executive committee will  work very hard to attain , this very  desirable state of affairs.  the  and  this  be a  MISS WATERS  IS HONORED  WITH  SHOWER ������V  FRIENDS  Mrs. R. Gilmour was the hostess at  a very pleasant affair on Thursday  evening, when friends of Miss Faith  Waters, gave a miscellaneous shower  in honor of her approaching marriage. The evening was spent in  playing five hundred, prizes being  won by Mrs. Brown and Mrs. C. L.  Miller. Dainty refreshments were  served after which dancing was enjoyed on the.porch.  Miss Waters was the recipient of  many very lovely presents.  W. A. OF HOSPITAL HOLDS  FINAL MEETING OF SUMMER  The last meeting of the W. A. of  the M.-S.-A. Hospital, which will he  held during the sumer months, took  place in the Bank of Montreal Chambers on Wednesday, with the president, Mrs. A. George in the chair.  The passing of accounts and general  business were the chief business of  the afternoon.  A very successful-flower show watt  hold in the ' Watcom ,'ltoad Hall last  Saturday afternoon, under tlie auspices of the Upper Sumas Women's  Institute;.  Some especially fine* specimens of  flowers anel plants ; wore exhibited,  wliich 'showed that ' the ladies of  Sumas Prairie know how" to raise  flowers. Mr. J. II. Dean of the Al-  dcrgrove nursery acted as judge.  Prizes were won by the following:  . Roses���������White, Mrs. Alan Brokov-  ski; red, Mrs. Rudge, Mrs. F. B.  Fadden;-yellow, Mrs. J. L. Starr, Mrs.  J. W. Winson; pink, Mrs. M. Mc-  Adain, Mrs. F. B. v Fadden; three  red, Mrs. Rudge, Mrs. F. B. Fadden;  three yellow, Mrs. J. L. Starr, .Mrs.  W. J. Winson; . three pink, Mrs M.  McAelam, Mrs.'F. B. Fadden; display  with foliage, Mrs. M. Fadden. ' '-���������  Peonys���������fled, "Mrs. J. L. Starr;  white, Mrs. A. Brokovski; pink, Mrs.  A. Boley, Mrs. Rudge; display, Mrs.  P. Starr; collection,- Mrs.- M.. Faddeo.  Pansies���������Collection, Mrs. Brokovski, Mrs. J. L. Starr; display,  Mrs.  M.  Bowman.  Any other garden plant���������Mrs. A.  Boley,  Mrs.  Peyton'.  " Collection     garden   flowers���������-Mrs.-  Peyton;* Mrs.   Brokbyski.-  Table bouquet���������"Mrs. A. Boley,  Mrs'. F. B. Fadden;' buttonhole bouquet, Mrs. Brokovski, Mrs. A. Boley;  corsage bouquet, "iMrs. Rudge, Mrs.  .! Poppies, Mrs.. J.i-.L. Starr; , geranium,' Mrs. F.'B. 'Fadden'; fuchsia;  Mrs: A. Boley, Mrs. F. B. Fadden;  fuschia, Mrs. * F. B. Fadden;  ornamental plant, Mrs. M. McAdam,  Mrs. F. B. Fadden; any other house  piant, Mrs! M.. McAdam; ' collection  house plants, Mrs. F. B. Fadden;  hanging basket, Mrs.,F. B. Fadden.  Collection wild flowers, Theeron  Boley, Reynolds Peyton.  Mrs. F. B". Faddeii of the advisory  board presented the books donated  by   the   agricultural   department:  Book prizes were given to winners  in the following varieties: Display  oi garden flowers; display of roses  with foliage; display of pansies, and  collection of wild flowers.  Special mention is made of the  bouquet of wild flowers exhibited by  Theeron Boley, which won the first  prize. This bouquet contained thirty-  seven varieties of wild flowers, and  showed the ingenuity' of the lad in  selecting the assortment.  Tlie show was well attended and  much interest was taken in the fine  displays'.  The eioath occurred very, suddenly on Thursday evening of Mr.  George McMullon, an- employee of  the Abbotsford L. M. &. -D. Co.  Mr. McMullon had gone .- to his  work as usual in the morning,' and  about noon was seized with a severe  pain in tho back of the neck. lie  was conveyed to his home and medical assistance, was immediately called,  but.so serious was the-nature of the  ailment that he passed away a few  hours later.  .The deceased was' sixty years of  age, and is survived by a wife and  two sons, residing here, and a brother and other relatives in Vancouver.  The family had only been resident  here for the past two months, and  sincere sympathy is extended to the  bereaved in their sudden sorrow.  POPLAR LOCALS  A special meeting of the Clear-  brook Women's Institute was hold in  the Community Hall, ��������� Poplar, on  Thursday afternoon, when it was de-  cideel by the members to hold a lawn  social at the home of Mrs. J. Aitken,  on  Thursday evening, July 5th.  GARDEN  PARTY  IS  VERY  SUCCESSFUL    EVENT  C. G. r. T.  ENTERTAIN  MOTHERS ON, MONDAY  A very pleasant evening was spent  at the .Parish Hall on Monday last,  when the girls of the C- G. I. T..  under direction of Miss Weatherbee.  their leader; entertained their  "Mothers." A nice programme was  given by the following girls: Irene  King, piano "solo; May Stady, recitation ; vocal duet, Eva Ware and  Ruth Olsen; violin solo, Jessie Coo-  gan;. .piano solo, Freda Nelson.. .  Mrs. J. Parton, by- special request  gave an , ���������interesting 'talk on tlie  "Girls' Place in the Home.".'      " '  Refreshments were served by the'  girls and games and dancing brought  an enjoyable" evening to a close.  The garden party and lawn social  hold-at'the residence of Mrs. H. Peck  on Tuesday, in aid of the M.-S.-A.  Hospital was a very successful affair. The attendance was large, and  games and other pastimes were enjoyed on the spacious grounds. At-  the tea hour music was rendered by  the Juvenile orchestra, and was  much appreciated. Later, selections  were splendidly given by the Abbotsford band, after.which music was'  given by Wood's four piece orchestra, and dancing on the green was  indulged in. Between sixty-3even  anel sixty-eight dollars was cleared  by the holding of this enjoyable fete.  ��������� ������������������-.... ���������������������������������������������I      I    MISS WALTERS AND Mil-.  FRASER WIN PRIZES  ANNUAL  CELEBRATION'  ���������" WILL" RE HELD HERE  Preparations are well in hand for  the holding of the big 12th of July  celebration  in Abbotsford.  A fine programme of sports will  be carried out, and the parade is expected to be very large. In the  neighborhood of eight hundred  people are intending to spend the  day here.  The Hard Times Dance held in  the'Orange Hall last Friday evening  under the auspices of the Loyal True  Blue Lodge was a very pleasant affair. The attendance was',not as large-  as usual but everyone enjoyed themselves. Prizes for tho most delapi-  dated costumes were won by Mrs.  Doris" Walters and Mr. Johnnie Fraser. Mrs. T. York and Mr. T. Walters Avon the prizes for those who  were able to dance the most old timo  dances    when the music was played.  Music, for dancing was provided b-  the Juvenille Orchestra.-  A representative of the Board of  Trade interviewed the Provincial  Labor Department this week with a  view to insuring that the district  will have enough -berry pickers to  take care of this year's crop. *   ,  The West has wheat for tho world  this year if the world has money to  pay for it.���������Canadian Finance.  The regular meeting of the Huntingdon Women's Institute was held  at the home of Mrs. Courtman,. on  Thursday afternoon, with the president, Mrs. W. J. Winson, and the  secretary, Mrs. Symonds, ill attendance.  ������ During the afternoon Mrs. M. Curtis gave a splendid paper on tho  "Ma.'-ing over of Children's Clothes"  and gave demonstrations of same.  Those present included, Mesdames  Purvis, Curtis, Frith, Firtlay, Yar-  wooel, McGillivray, Murphy, ifitzger-  ald, Bennett, Fern, Crawford, Mur-  and, Dawson, Davis, Millard and  Waterson.  Mrs. Winson, the president, is  leaving on July 1st for a three  months''trip to England, and to  show their appreciation the members  of the Institute presented her with a  beautiful Ebony brush and comb..  Mrs'. Murphy made a very fitting address to which Mrs. Winson replied,  thanking the ladies for their kind  thoughtfulness.  Appetizing refreshments were  served at the close of the meeting,  Mrs. Courtman, the hostess, being assisted by Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs.  Curtis.  The next regular meeting will be  held at the home of Mrs. M. Curtis  on October 4th.  The fine -large'barn on the farm  of Elmer Murphy,' on Vye Road, was'  totally destroyed by fire on Thursday  night. The fire, the origin of which  is unknown, started about 12 midnight, and so fiercely did it burn-  that it was with difficulty that the  out-buildings anel house were saved.  The loss is practically covered by insurance. * ....������  GROCERY SPECIALS���������  K. C. and Sunlight Soap . . . ������������������-. -25<-  Toilet Paper, 5 rolls  .'25������  Jello Powders, all flavors     10<i  With 3 lbs. of .our special blend bulk, tea at 70^ per lb.  ���������we will sell 5 lbs. sugar at ........................ .50^  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  ������������������������������������{���������*.'  w* '���������KflP ������u.^������^m* t *-  ���������-*��������� ���������f * ������������������������* r>*������nu ���������  PAGE TWO  ;ra7i.'.  ���������r-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  II I IB I III llll V'" '*'  *  ���������/JIB ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday *  J.-A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  few months late:- ant-i !.<���������.- aiact: d ii;  Denver and yielded b;< cat-es and 288  i-uutths. Such epidemics always end  the opposition to vaccination in the  community���������for a, lime.  Ti  Mi  ������������������*yi|   ���������    .   .:Jj,\'- '���������I"������������'  nEcn:  _, -.^y--  FRIDAY,     JUNE   22,   19215  Elsewhere will be found a letter  from Mr. Lo.thlan, formerly' of the S.  S. B. in the central Fraser Valley,  who writes Jtoom Edmonton that he  is engaged M" assisting to locate the  llebrideanB iu Canada. These immigrants aro being locuted as speedily  as possible; he says, which would indicate that no home had been provided" for these people before, thoy  left thoir home in Scotland. Much  has durlni the past few weeks been  written regarding these new settlors,  and It does seem a pity that such a  bungle hoB been made in placing  these settlers on the land.  To our    mind    it    would    appear  strange that Reel  Deer, Alberta,    o:  any part of Alberta should have bee--,  chosen  to  locate  them  permanently  These people have been used at home  to be near the salt water,    and are  expert fishermen, in which case Van  couver Island would have been a'wiser choice.    It would have been more  in keeping with the conditions in th-.  Hebrides  Islands.       And     there     is  plenty of available land on    Vancouver Island, and ..with    its    excellent  climate, ehould  have  been  an  idea!  place for* them. f  THE FRASER RIVER���������ITS  PRESENT AND  FUTURE  Over 64 years ago a man named  Colonel Moody named New Westminster a-te a site for a great city.  Then it was predicted that in later  years the city would become an important industrial and commercial  centre. "   This prophecy has not yet  - been fulfilled. . More than half a  century has passed during which  time the Royal City has been' eclipsed by her neighboring sister city.  Vancouver. The growth of Vancouver has b*en considerably aided by  the Canadian. Pacific Railway, which  fhas. its terminus in that city, and it  -'has tended to detract, in a measure,  attention from tlie    Fraser    Valley.  ' Now, however, residents and people  of this district are beginning to no-  . tice the immense natural advantages  -. of their f-avored location. The Fraser  Valley and New Westminster in par-  ticular have unrivalled advantages  :fo commercial and Industrial development.  The Royal. City, situated on the  right bank of the mighty Fraser  river, sixteen miles from its mouth,  commands an** extensive view of the  fertile Delta lands and the Gulf of  Georgia to the west, _while stretching eastward  to  the    Coast    Range  - are the upper reaches of this wonderful valley. Any discussion of the  industrial development of the Fraser Valley must necessarily deal with  the commercial and business activities of New Westminster, the natural marketing and shipping point of  this richest and most productive district in British Columbia. It has  good fresh water harbor.    Its water  - frontage is 17 miles in length. These  ttiings coatribute greatly to the advantage of the city.  New Westminster is the    agricultural market of the Valley, and for  ,- that .reason, a great Provincial exui-  ��������� ..bition ifl held here every year.  it has admirable transportation  facilities, including. the Great  Northers Railway, ' the Canadian  Pacific Railway, the Canadian National Railway, and British Columbia Electric. The junction of the  two is here. Tugs and steamboats  . are .continually plying up and down  the river, carrying freight and passengers. -The great Fraser Rive*  bridge, <5uilt in 1902, and one of the  finest in the world, carries steam,  electric, and vehicular traffic, with  approaches whose total length it- 11,~  9&5 feet, the bridge itself, being one-  half mlUe long. The Fraser Mills  adjoining, one of tho largest mills  in the world, has loaded vessels of  over St.OOd tons, and is shipping lumber to all parts of the world including Alaska, South Amercia, Australia anel Europe.  The Fraser Valley can support an  immense industrial population  There are 2,000,000 acres of good  arable land, 50,000 approximately,  being eultivated. Over $2,000,000  worth oi produce every year is raised in tHB Valley. New Westminster's  individual output is over $8,000,000  annually, ita payroll $2,000,000. The  proceeds from the lumber trade equal  -$3,000,000 a year, the fish trade  $300,000.    It is the third industrial  city in  Western  Canada, and  by far  the greatest for its size.  The Royal City is rapidly lherons*  ing its industrial output, and trade-  is being attracted here hccauBO of  the splendid commercial sites, the  I'ine transportation ..facilities', and  the abundance of electrical powui  for factory purposes. The opening  of the P-mainu Canal has greatly influenced shipping by boat. Now  Westminster is prepared to take special advantage of this. Grain elevators might-be constructed here for  the handling of wheat from Alberta,  which can be shipped by way of the  Panama Canal at a saving of from  five to eight cents per bushel over  the Fort Willim route.  New Westminster, with the Fraser  Valley behind it, is destined to exert an important and more or less'  controlling influence over the surrounding country, and it stands out  pre-eminently as the only district in  British Columbia in which development on municipal linos has taken  place to any great extent. It will  soon have a terrace garden alons? the  river front which will aid in advertising the Royal City as tho beautiful  ' Scenic City of British Columbia."���������  Prize essay written by Miss 131 va  Shortreed of New Westminster.  ���������janwn  VACCINATION  IS  2,000 YEARS OLD  "Vaccination is an outgrowth of  man's effort to protect himself from  pestilence by using nature's methods of defense," says Dr. G. W. McCoy, director of the Hygenie Laboratory of the U.S. Public Health Service. "Primitive man noticed that  recovery from a- first attack by most  diseases gave immunity against other attacks; and some 2,000 years ago  he began to inoculate- his fellows  with smallpox when conditions seemed propitious instead of waiting for  nature to do it at some time, when  conditions might be    very    unpropi-  tious.  Inoculations against small pox  were made in Indian and in China as  early as" 300 B. C. Later, when the  disease reached Europe, inoculation  went with it, supplemented by a new  method called "selling smallpox"���������  exposing a well person to contact  with- one ill with the disease so that  if he survived he would be proof  against it.  Inoculation differs somewhat from  vaccination as' devised by Jenner,  but the principle is the same. Moreover, long before Jenner's day it  was known that an attack of cowpox  gave immunity from smallpox; and  records show that men who had recovered from cowpox had themselves inoculated with smallpox to  make the proof conclusive. Jenner,  however, as he himself says, "place 1  vaccination marks on a rock" where  he knew it would be immovable.  Before the days of vaccination  conservative estimates show thai  one-tenth of all deaths were due to  it. Today smallpox is rare; many  physicians have never seen a case;  and, where vaccination is consistently practised no deaths from it occur.  Formerly smallpox was considered a  children's disease; and it still is a  child's disease���������where infantile and  school vaccination is neglected. Witness the Philippines, where four or  five years ago, after years of neglect  of vaccination, an epidemic swept  away nearly 5,000 persons', a  large percentage of whom were children under ten years of age.  In the United States well vaccinated communities show low smallpo".  rates-*-Maryland with one-tenth  case per thousand population; Ne-v  York with one-fortieth per thousand,  and the District of Columbia with  0.14 per thousand. Poorly vaccinated states tell another story; Oregon  with 1.45; Washington with 1.72;  and Kansas with 2.0 per thousand  population.  /Some communities wait till an epidemic breaks out and then rush to  vaccinate. These stop the disease-  after it has caused many deaths and  has "branded" many survivors'. Sixteen months age, in Kansas City, an  epidemic of smallpox began, yielding 3 5 cases and 123 deaths; and a  CONTROLLING   THE   MOSQUITO  ,','The discomfort    produced by    th  riip'aeiuito  during the    early summei  nlantfis leads- not    only the scientist  but the mini on the street to considei  whether the pest cannot be controlled.   ��������� The question  often asked,  "O  what value, is the mosquito?" has not  been - satisfactorily   answered. ���������    Fortunately, methods of controlling th!;  insect havo :been discovered and    ar*  boing applied with greater    oi-    less  auccelss'.  .    Portions of    tho    tropic,  .woiii'd,, perhaps,    never    have    been  ���������made/habitaula  for the    white mai  had  not successful  mosquito control  methods been discovered. The mean**  employed in tho tropics    havo    been  found applicable to other places.  It has long been understood thai  the iimltiplicalion of the niosqulte  depends pn pools or ureas of water,  mow* o'r-"hpss stagnant. In these Ih.--.  mosjuiiito'dopoHlts its egs, \fhlch soon  develop into larvae and then into adult insects. The larvae, it has been  discovered, are destroyed by contact  with an oily substance. The remedy,  therefore, .is found in applying oil to  the breeding places of the insect. A  very small1--amount has been fouiu'  sufficient to spread itself over a considerable firoa of water. This' extremely thin layer is sufficient l'~  destroy all of the larvae that conic,  iii contact with It.  Tho  Entomological  Branch  of the  Federal   Department   of   Agriculture-  has for several years    been working  on this problem in British Columbia  Last year the    district    surrounding  the town of Banff    in    Alberta    wm.  dealt with.    An area of several miles  in extent was surveyed .and breeelinc**  ���������placcs were treated.    The area treated included    both    open    ponds and  marshy   spots   clothed    with     dense  willow growths.    The work was done  during May and June,    when    2,800  gallons of oil were applied.    Watering cans and knapsack sprayers were  used in spreading the oil, which    wav  aprayed  on all  water    where larvae  were found.    Coal oil alone was. used,  as it-was .feared that, owing to cold  nights, heavier oil would not become  distributed.    Although  a number ot  inaccessible places' were missed, t  ^  results of the oiling were very marked.    It is estimated    that    seventy-  five percent, of control was realized  In an article describing this work, in  the May-June number of . The Agn:  cultural Gazette of Canada, the author states that the town of Banff and  vicinity was rendered    comparatively  free from the pest.���������Dominion    Department of Agriculture.  THE INCREASING VALUE  OF YO UR- TELEPHONE  Your telephone Is of greater, value as each mouth  goes by. With a steady increase in the number of new  telephones you are constantly able to talk with a larger  num'jev of people. ��������� This applies to different parts of the  province.,' ��������� ���������      '  l|tn cans to������the business riian that he is in close touch  with more people. As every telephone is a long distance  telephone, anyone on the Lower Mainland or Vancouver  Island may be reached at'a moment's notice. The conversation is direct, the reply instant.  Don't overlook the cheaper night rates. Between  7 p. in. and 8 a. in.,' you get three times the day period at  the same price. ,  British Columbia Telephone Company  PROCEEDS OF DANCE  IN AID OF HOSPITAL  The Women's Auxiliary to the Mission Memorial Hospital wishes to  extend its thanks to Mrs. Hitchin  for the use of Bellevue Lodge for a  dance on June 12th, the proceeds ol  which were as follows:  Door  Receipts   $54.50     _  Use of Piano and cartage  *  h.ow  Dishes   --   .*"     ���������'"'J  Posters        ���������*���������?"  Floor  Wax           ���������*������  Music  - -   T'-JJ  Coffee        /-*JU  Received  $25.00.  from       Mrs.  $29.60  Hitchin,  F.O.B.  SHIPPING  POINTS  Peaches, Triumph, Cal.,. box ���������-SO.Tn  Apricots, faced, Cal., box   1.-J-J  Apricots, unfaced, Cal., box   1.00  Apples, Astrican, Cal., pear      '  1 box,  faced   -.  J-*"  Pears, half box, Cal  Z.00  Plums, Blues and Climax, box .. 1.^5  Plums, Santa Rosa and Foremost,  box  - '  1-J2  Cherries, 16 lb. lug   2.50  Strawberries, Hood River, per        ^  crate     2-'������  "Strawberries,   Sumner,   Marshalls,  _  per crate  1-^������  Cucumbers, Walla Walla,  Fancy    - ...1.50  Cucumbers, Walla Walla,  Choice  ������������������   -   Cucumbers,  Walla Walla,  Standard   - ���������-  ���������   Cucumbers,  Walla Walla,  Extra Fancy ���������  Apricots, Walla Walla  -  Tomatoes, Walla Walla, H. H.  Tomatoes, Mississippi, Field ..  Cabbage, Wash., per 100 lbs.  crate ��������� .-.- 2-00  1.25  1.00  1.75  2.00  7.00  1.50  EDMONTON  EDMONTON, June .15.���������Within  the past two or three weeks we have  had lots of rain and a lot of good  growing weather and crop conditions  are better on this territory today  than they have been at the same period for many years.  There have been very few American berries brought on this marked  this year so that there should be a  pretty fair chance to market a big  lot of B. C. berries. First Washine-  on Bing cherries arrived in this  week and were in excellent shape.  Old apples are now cleaned up and  we are now awaiting arrival of   new  m$m^W������21M2EBLm&!mM2&������  Concerning Style  rmtm  Whe-n you, order printing, you buy something  more than paper and ink.  The best advertising talk in the world looks  vulgar an.d commonplace if printed without  distinction:  STYLE in printing is an art. You cannot buy  it just anywhere.        ,  Coneermn  rmtm!  The.cost of printing* depends upon something^  more tf-hari the profit which the printer puts upon '  it'  Much depends upon his plant, his organization   J  his technical ability and experience. ./  MORAL���������For the best printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate from us.  r  ���������������������������^  The Printer    j  Phone 6720  Hub Square  Mission City, B. C.  California apples, the first of which  should reach here about June 20th.  There have been some express ship-*-  ments of new California small fruit  in, but first straight car will . not  arrive before next week. Local potatoes are pretty well cleaned up and  there are quite a few of Manitoba  and Southern Alberta now on the  market.    Approximate prices    are as  follows: , com  Rhubarb, case  $2.00  B. C.  Strawberries,  best  $4.o.0  WINNIPEG  WINNIPEG,  June  15.���������Wholesale  prices:  Imported Strawberries, Hood  River, pts., $3.50 to ., $4.00  Imported Cherries, Bing and Lamberts, 14 lbs., $4.50 to  $5.00  B. C. Head Lettuce, crate ........$6.00  B. C. Gooseberries, 24 pts. $4.00  B. C. Rhubarb, 8 lbs.-  25J  B. C.  Gooseberries', pt !���������>?  B.' C. Head Lettuce, head  15e  Car receipts from June 6th to  13th. Imported: 3 Cantaloupes, 7  Strawberries, 5 Tomatoes, 2 Cherries, 2 mixed Calif. Fruit, 2 New  Potatoes, sl Local Potatoes.  LETHBRIDGE  LETHBRIDGE, June 16.���������The  general outlook for business is better  than has been since 1915. Mining  industry is very slack, working on  short time.    Prospects are for a good  fall  Strawberries, B. C, crate ........$6.00  SASKATOON  SASKATOON, June ^.---Wholesale prices:  Strawberries, B. C, crate  ? 5.0.0  Gooseberries, Cal., lugs ...$6.00  Cucumbers, B. C. and U. S., ���������        .    .  doz ��������� $3.60  Alex. S. D-ancan  Barrister      Solicitor      <g  Notary Public" (i  office  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8601 P. O. Box 00  MISSION CITY, B. ���������.  J. H  Funeral Director  i ��������� ' i,��������� ������I  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES \\  Phone Connection. Mission City  in.* Atkinson  General Auctioneer and Lhj  Stock Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen <*|  the   Phaser Valley.     Am  fa-milo  with  thedkffereh.t breeds   of 11% J  stock and their values.  Address  all communications   tiv  Box 34 bhilliwacl, B. C* ;  n  - _ 11 ���������ti^fcj&V  ������*'��������� i i������P*a,MJi  THE ABBOTBFORD POST  .���������������*���������**��������� Trir>r-",ri*  saess  I:-*.'  t  M  f������  k  v  -'      I .  A. R. GOSLING  WHEN VOU WANT  HoH^!anil;;,"/  SigiiPaiiiftiig  '���������"������������������' ji#''  General  House Repairs ,  Phone 84X - P. 0. Box til  AnuOTBFOKD, II. 0.  -*S*C  *r*&*- *���������������**  WEEKLY NKWSPAPreit EDITORS  HOLD MEETING AT .lASPHR  nana  A.'E HUMPHREY  B.C. JLand Surveyor, and  Civil Engineer  Aoom   0   Hart   Bloc-lc,   Cliilliwack  Uox    4������8������- CHIM-IWAOK  YarwoorH Burrant  '.-.>������..-  BARRISTERS and  soLrcifoRs  ,1         i ������  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FDIDAY  AUUOTSFORD,   U.   O.  ALAN M. BROKOVSKI  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR   ,   .  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Specially  P. 0. Bo:l 94  REGINA  REGINA, June 14.���������The Wholesale Market 'since the first of the  month has been fairly . active on  nearly all lines. B. C. Strawberries  are beginning to arrive on the market, one car arriving in very fair  condition, being distributed over  the province and a few L. C. L.  shipments. The market is not quite  finished with American berries. Tomatoes are entirely cleaned up and a  car of B. C. hothouse is expected to  arrive shortly.  Strawberries, 24 pt: ....v $5.00  Gooseberries, 24 pt .'. ::...$2.GO  Potatoes, cwt., $1.50 to ....: $2.00  Strawberries, pt., 25<* to  30<?  Gooseberries,  lb 35^  MEDICINE    HAT  Heavy rains all over this district  during past two weeks. Crop prospects besti since 1915. Hot house  tomatoes very scarce, price advanced from $5.50 to $0.00 F.O.B. to  jobbers.  B. C. strawberries mostly arriving soft sold at job prices, account  condition.  Few gooseberries    arriving    frcm  Okanagan  showing     mold  evidently  picked during wet weather.  Strawberries, B. C, $3.50 to ....$5.50  Gooseberries, B. C, 4 bskt.,  $2.00 to  -��������� $2-50  Rhubarb, B. C. ,...$2.7f>  MAP OF FRASER    RIVER DELTA  The Geological Survey has just  published a geological map of an  area extending from the north shore  of Burrard inlet south to the -inter-  natinal boundary and from the Strait  of Georgia east as far as Port Haey  and Fort Langley. The map is published on a scale of one mile to one  inch, and in addition to showing the  areas underlain by the different rock  formations shows the elevations by  contours. Copies' may be had by  applying to the Director, Geological  Survey, Ottawa, or to 510 Pacific  Building,  Vancouver.  Coristlpatiori'sR������meciy  must come from nature. Celery  King is a mixture.of medicinal  herbs and roots that rids the Bys-  tem of impurities in a gentle,  .. i natural way. An old and well tried  remedy���������30c and 60c packages.  ;W  B  j^lhtl  JJIUJI . I  IIIW  '  *-:���������'  ^Salesman's Cough  -'" j���������*���������..���������������������������., -J  -���������'. ;.'���������:: ii  r-^v.;!?'"*  ;?������.">' ���������:.r,.'  '''."'W^-  .**���������-*.���������,'\ ."'  "���������:':'?  ���������^-".  >:'";������������������:'���������'     - ���������:' '  '. .*'���������   * I  :������;-'.'������������������;���������.'....'.'��������� '  (states his customers���������and makes  Wk inefficient and miserable.  -Snfiph is the ideal remedy���������-it is  ^ij&t^R Bulky cough mixture  ^bufca special formula proven successful for many years. A few  ; dropdsjibrings immediate**** relief.  :30c,-!68c and $L20. AU druggets.  ���������<-���������������������������'v.-.  (Continued  from  Page  One)  Star, H. G. Parsons; Lndysmith  Chronicle, Thos. Collinge; Mission  City Record, J. A. Bates; Merritt  He/aid, J.W. Ellis; Nanaimo Herald,  it. It. 1-Jiiidmarch; Penticton Herald;  John Power; Prince George Citizen,  J G.Qufnn; Rossland Miner, W. K  hMlitson; Summerland Review, R. ,13.  VV'hito; Vancouver Farm and Home.  W. A. McDonald; Vancouver Povinoo  F. J.  Birde;  Vumlergoof    Chronicle,  Noxt year a joint convention will  beheld In Vancouver, Mr. F. J. Uurdo  of tho. Vancouver Province, ox tending tho invitation to be guests of the  Vancouver publishers. ""The date to  be arranged  by the executive-.  -All arrangements for the enter-  ���������alnniont of the delegates wove in I!":  hands of the Canadian National Railways under tho able guidance of Mr.  C. W. IHggln.s, of Winnipeg, and Mr.  Walter McNichol, of Vancouver, and  it goes without saying that no bettor  program me could have been arranged  Tliero was motoring, riding, golfing,  boating, etc., for those who desired  any oho of those amusements, and  of course  were  enjoyed.  The scenery at Jasper Park is delightful, and when Ihe park becomes  more widely known, will be visited  by a very large number each year  who wiHh a short holiday and pleasant outing.  Jasper Park was made a national  playground and a big. game reserve  by the Canadln .government in 1907  although it was not until seven years  later that the boundaries were fixed.  The name selected was derived from  that of Jasper Hawes���������denominated  by French traders, because - of his  hair, Tete Jaune���������an employee of  the North-West Company in charge  of Jasper House, created by- that  company in 1808 near the northern  tip of Brule-Lake as a trading post.  The area of the Park is' 4,400  square miles���������the largest in the dominion. Some conception of this  vast area may be gathered from the  fact that it is more than double thj.t  of the province of Prince Edward Island, is-almost as large as the state  of Connecticut, a little over the half  as' large as the size of Ulster (Ireland) and nearly double that of Devonshire���������one. of England's large-it  counties. On the west it extends to  the boundaries of British Columbia,  and,on the east to where the foothills  of the Rockies slope towards the  great prairie country, while from  north to south it has' a length of  about fifty-five miles.  The main Lodge 'contains a, large  lounge, dining room, ballroom, bil-  lard room ' and . twelve , .bedrooms,  with all modern' conveniences. A  beautiful screened, veranda encircles  the lounge and dining room with an  octogbnal rest room. The rotunda of  this lodge is 120 feet long by 40 feet  wide, with a dining room 98 x 40  opening into it. The veranda is 16  feet wide and about 220 feet long.  The bedrooms in the main lodge are,  115 x 35 feet, the kitchen covers  140 x '42 feet, being fitted with all  modern electrical machines and appliances.  There are 18 bungalons 24 x 36  each with four rooms, each with bath  and sitting room, and veranda; two  bungalows 26x70 with 12 single  rooms; three double suites, 32 x 30:  four single suites. 16 x 30 feet, each  with bedroom,, sitting room, toilets  and bath, and two staff buildings  66 x 24. The laundry and boiler  house is 28 x 65 feet. ; All these  buildings are supplied .with water  from a steel tank of    50,000 gallon  capacity.  All the buildings' in the Park, except the hardware, are built of rustic from the Park, and. are -most  luxuriously furnished. It is an ideal  place for a convention, or a holiday.  CALGARY CAR    ARRIVALS  From June 7th to 14th  From B. C: 1 strawberry; 1 mixed vegetables.  From Alberta: 2 potatoes. *  Imported: 1 cabbage,- 1 melon, 1  tomato, 1 mixed vegetables, 1 deciduous fruit.  Carlgary Wholesale IVices  Strawberries,' B. C, crate  $4.50  Gooseberries, B. C, 4 bskt. cr. ..32.2:-  Rhubarb, B. C. and Wash., 40  lb.  crate    --- \\l\  Cherries, Wash., box ������������������**���������'?  Apples,*"B. C., Ben Davis, box -$2.50  Apples, B. C, Newtons, box ....$3.50  Cherries, Bings, lug ������������������ ..$5.75  TORONTO  LETTERGRAM  APPROVE JiNl'AISJfl.TO  M.ITFIQUI   ifaiDfiK1-!  An adjournr-ioni. wan *' madf. from  from the Mala qui Council -lioofj-ig ':n  Saturday in the Ag-'icuHi-'nil hall  for the reeve and council lor:- In vlov-  tho bridged in I lie district A tour  was made along the' Ciienmovf and  Township roads. Conn. Mulch will  have the Slough bridge strengthened  near Glonmoro sr.hool, ��������� and.. Coun  Keary will shorten and low'er the  bridge over tho stream on lhe Township road. Further work wan discus-  sec^ for other crossings, to, be done at  a later date,  Permission was given, to tho neighboring land-owners for pai'turage on  the lands owned by the municipality just  west of Abbotsford.  Coun. Mutch promised- Immediate  attention to tho outlet requirements  made by Messrs. Purley and' Horn  Mr. J. Murphy and, Mr. J. Smith  were given a hearing,on their particular cases.  Tho rock-crushing plant at Clayburn will bo in'ipecU'd by , Reovo  Morryfield, Councillors M'ntch and  Hell. Thoy will report to 'tho next  meeting on  its output and  facilities.  The government is to l.*o asked to  consider the adoption of several  roads in the municipality as "secondary" highways, in which the department of public works pays half  Iho upkeep. The council propeses the  taking over of a roulo including the  Bradner -road, interprpvinciarvhigh;  way and Harris road to Riverside  road. ' ��������� ������������������>  MATSQUI HAS A  HOARD OF TRADE  Matsqui village formed a board of  trade, on Friday evening last, which  will deal with public' problems relating- to the village. .Mr. Charles  O'D. Boll is' secretary and Mr. V.  Bray treasurer. A doctor "is requir--.  ed by the board and also a station  agent at the C.V.B.. station and communication to the respective authorities were sent.'  GRAVEL    ROAD    TO  MAINTAIN SURFACE  The commencement of operations  under the new Bradner road;'contract shows the Matsqui Council  that they may lose one road to gain  another. The mile of interproviu-  cial highway which lies between the  gravel pit' and Bradner is , breaking  down under the heavy haulage. Coun.  Keav is therefore authorized to call  for "tenders immediately, for the gravelling of this stretch; tenders will  be asked on a yardage basis.  The reeve and councillors , had  complimentary reference/to the manner in which the Northern Transfer  Co. were .handling the gravel in the  Mt. Lehman pit.  I      r    - w*w, **���������  Well Known Traveler Dies  The business section of the district  were shocked on Thursday last to  hear of the death of Mr. Clarence  Colpitts at Murrayville. Mr. Colpitis  had travelled for fifteen years for  the Western Grocers of Vancouver.  I and was well known and highly respected throughout the Fraser Valley.  His presence and visits will be missed  by the businessmen of the district.  There is a greater Lumber of  orders of nobility in Italy than in  any other country.  MT. LEHMAN  Mr. and Mrs. P.ntlio motored fro  Vancouver and ripen I. the woek-on  with  Mr.  and  M:a. Jas.  Forrester.  Mrs. Gamsby, Dennison, atleudo  the funeral of her siutor-in-hiw, Mis  . i'.algo. ivIacPhail, Vancouver, oi  June 13. Miss- MucPliail hail two  ���������'"'for many months with tubercul  osia.  Friends from all parts of the dis  tri'cl: paid their last respects to th.  !:il.u Mrs. T. II. Loliniiiu when the;  attended the funeral services in th  Presbyterian Church and at tlir  grave, on Sunday afternoon, June 10  at. 2 o'clock. Rev. Harding Pries'  conducted tlie impressive sorvice" o!  'he Anglican church. Two of Mrs  ���������".oilman's 'favorite hymns, "Lead  Kindly Light" and "Nearer My God  ���������o Thee" were sung during the service. Mrs. Loach of Bradner presiding at the organ. The pallbearers  u'ore Mr. It. Owen. Mr. Malcolm  Morrison, Mr. John Morrison. Mr. 1).  M'cDouga.ll. Mr. Dan Mc Nicholson  and Mr. Wm, Morryfield.  ' Many and beautiful were the  floral tributes laid upon and around  the caskel���������tributos or love and  sympathy from the- many friends.  The sympathy of the entire district'  is extended to tlie bereaved ones in  I heir hour of sorrow.  . On account of the very wet, day  the regular meeting' of the Mt. Lehman Women's Institute held in the  home of Mrs. Bell was not as well  Attended as usual. The president,  Mrs. Fearn. referred to the break  in the ranks caused by the dead*, of  Mrs. T. H. 'Lehman, who was a  charter members and who-had-been  a most interested worker���������and on!  of respect to her memory the members, stood in silence for a few minutes. -Matters' in regard "to the  garden fete to be held at Mrs. Cogh-  lan's in July were completed. The  Institute, expressed itself as agreeable to having the district conferem--*  in the second week of November instead of in October as formerly  Plans' for the library were laid over  Mrs. Gamsby, the secretary-treasurer, who expects to be away" for sonv*  months; tendered . her resignation  which was most regretfully accepted. No one was appointed as secretary. The treasurer for the rest of  the year will be Mrs. Thos. Oswald.  "My Favorite Recipe" with a sample  of the finished "article formed a programme both theoretical and practical. Miss Bell was hostess for the afternoon and Miss Forrester acted as  secretary pro tem.  Entrance - and High School examinations will begin June 25 at Mt.  Lehman. Mr. Dunbar will be presiding examiner, while . Miss M. Stafford will be supervisor at the Den-,  nison High School.  Tenders are being asked for the  building of a High School at Den-  nison on property purchased from  the S. Larmon estate. During the  past year high school work has been  carried on in temporary quarters on  Mr'.  John Dennison's farm.  Lazy and    Critical  Soon the lazy man who lies in bed  and listens to the Sunday morning  sermon by radio will be complaining  of, or approving, the acoustics of tho  sky.���������Saskatoon Star.  The waist line is to be moved  again according to late fashion notes.  Fishes lo Say '  ������������������   Goodbye to Friendsl  Mr.   Daniel  Lothian,   formerly    of  '0 S. S.  H. of tho district, and wlioj  ��������� now stationed    at     lOdmonton for  i  short, timo,  writes  that  he  wishes  o  be remembered  to  his friends as  follows: . '���������  "I would have written,   sooner but  lave   been   busily     concerned     with  ���������lebridean   emigrants     since   coming  iero.    These emigrants would appear  o have been coaxed out here by the  -���������Id and  now    defunct    Colonization  ���������.ompany.       The  Soldier.. Settlement;  toard hero is settling as many as is  ooasible, and settling them as speed-  ly as suitable places can be secured.  I was sorry'that due to the above  mentioned matter that  I   was called!  away from my supervisor's    post too  suddenly to permit by being able to  bid good-bye to each and all of   the  p"ilows with the Board.    Considering  the slump and  agricultural  market-  nig  depression   covering     practically!  the whole period of Soldier    Settlement they have entrenched and consolidated their farming position in a  manner by no means less creditably  as compared with their courageously  war  period.     I   feel ^sincerely    that  the time is not now far distant when  they will again be in a position to gc  again "over the top" to success.    As  you know in the    Fraser Valley   wc  look for much of our success    fro rathe wealth of the    prairie .provinces  and I want to tell you this from firs  hand    experience    that all'   Alberta  since the recent adequate rains, hai  been smiling all    over its    face be  cause a bumper crop is assured    s<  far as' the'necessary moisture is con  eerned.    I "do not believe I, am' over  stating the case    when I  . say    tha  both grain and feed from the prairh  provinces will  this year far surpas  ���������ill record, in-,history.  T will be deeply appreciative 1  vou can see your way to convey t>  all ' soldier settlers' and civilia:  ?riends, as well, my thanks for the!  friendliness, and my heartfelt wishe  "'or a more adequate prosperity.' A  -���������.migration agent (Great Britain)  lope to hear from everybody.  . P. S.���������Address at present. Care A  J. D. Lothian, Dick Place, Edii:  burgh,  Scotland.  "HORNITTS"  IS   LATEST  MALADY IN LOS ANGELEj  LOS ANGELES,    June  I G.���������In aj  effort to    combat    "hornitics,"    tlij  strange- spring malady which cause]  its.motorist victims    to     toot the 1  horns almost'  incessantly,    for    tl:  simple    pleasure of    hearing    theij  honk,    the Auto    Club of    Souther  California  has    requested   its   men  bership to do .everything in its pov  er to-abate the Tooter Bug nuisanc  Club   observers  report   that  then  is more    unnecessary    honk-honkic  in, southern  California  than  in    a  most any other    section of Americ'  They think it because the Tooter Bil  thrives     more     luxuriantly   in     tl"  California  climate.     The   coming  glorious spring and  summer weati  er along    the    boulevards    seems  aggravate the pest, they say.  Times Havo Changed  Poliical picnics are not    like whj  they were in the old days, when t':j  "boys'"  were served, with  somethii|  more substantial than tea and lettu  sandwiches.���������Brantford Expositor  -Wholesale  TORONTO,    June 15.  prices:  Strawberries, Imported, qt 30<J  VANCOUVER  VANCOUVER,       June     13.���������The  Vancouver wholesale produce:  Strawberries. B. C, crate up to $2.75  Rhubarb, 4 lb. box, $1.00 to ....$1.25  During the past week American  berries have been prohibited from  coming into Canada, which should  certainly help some.  International Note  Oregon hops are being shipped to  France, but it is not expected that  they will affect the French frog  market.���������Seattle Argus.  ���������v'.  ;: il'::-: ��������� ..���������p.y.My^y.  Item w l k trrnrrtTr n������ imiiwiwn*  THE ABBOTSFORD FUST  THE BEST ROAST  whether for Sunday, or any- oilier day of lhe  week should have our "Delicious" trade-mark  on il. You can always find this hade-mark just  under the first slice of one of our well-cooked  roasts.   TRY IT AND SEE.  S.F.WHITE  B.   C.   -Phono   41.  Far-Qion*' Phoue 1-909  Abbotsford, B.C.  NCENT1CIDE  FOR CABBAGE PLANTS,   ONIONS,   RADJST11LS,  Etc., 2 lbs. for ��������� -25tf  WE STOCK:  Vancouver Milling Baby Ckick Feeers.  Mc & Mc Baby Chick Feeds.  Pratt's Baby Chick Feeds.  Bran, Shorts and Middlings.  otsro  ,J, J. SPARROW   N  Essendene Avenue ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Father Fraser is  Getting Considerate  It is gratifying to note that the  Fraser River is gradually. lowering  this week, with the prospects, that although it does,, again rise that this  year there will be no high water,  dangerous to the low lands along the  banks of the river.  A few days ago it looked as though  there might he high and dangerous  water, but the cool weather of the  past few days has almost decided tho  matter���������at least for the present. The  high tide of the season conies shortly  when if the river is low it is not considered fatal, but when the water is  high, it brings with it an anxious"day  or two.  The water rose to considerably  over 18 feet, but with the last wee!-",  ims fallen some two feet, and 'with  cool weather the 1 fi foot mark is' expected at the end of the weei:, at  least. ���������   '  FOItKKT INCOiUI"-) OF 500 MILLIONS MENACED HV l'������-IUR  By I>r. Clifton I).,1lowe, Acting President, Canadian Forestry Association.  PERSONALS  Mrs. G. N. Zeigler was the gue.it  of her.sister; Mrs. Thompson of Vancouver during the week.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A." McGowan,  Mrs. M. M. Shore, Mrs. W. Roberts  and Mrs. Wnight attended the Grand  Chapter of the Eastern Star, held in  North Vancouver Tuesday and Wednesday.of this week.  Mr. W. Hutchinson of Sedro  Wooley is visiting his home in Abbotsford. - -  Mrs. Dave' Stafford of - Boundary  Bay is visiting her mother, Mrs. Ev-  erette of Sumas Prairie.  Mr. and Mrs. S. ��������� Bedlow and family are.the guests of Mrs. Bedlow's  sister, Mrs. Burdell of Union  Bay.  Mrs. A. McPhee and  two childr  are spending a week as the guests of  Mrs. McPhee's sister,  Mrs.  Moore at  Alta Lake, on the P.G.E. Ry.  Mrs. Malcolm Morrison of Mt. Lehman was thef&ruest of Mrs. H. Fraser  on Tuesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Williams of Vancou  ver spent the week-end at the homo  of Mr. and Mrs. R. Gilmore.  Mr. Ford of Vancouver has accepted a situation in the grocery store  of A. Lee:  Mr. and Mrs. A. Munroe of Vye  Road were week-end visitors to coast  cities.  Mr. James McGowan, who has recently, come to B. C. from Scotland,  is the guest of his uncle, Mr. J. A.  McGowan.  Miss Richmond and Miss Switzer  of Port Arthur, Out. are the guests  of Cant, and Mrs. F. J. R. Whitchelo.  Mrs. Miller, Sr. has returned from  visiting Mrs. R. Beaton of Matsqui.  Mr. J. Downie visited Strawberry  Hill on Wednesday, and sang solos  and played drums at a garden parti-  there..  In a game of baseball between  Ladncr and Clayburn played at Clayburn on Wednesday evening, tho  Clayburn team was defeated by a  score of 14 to 1. Some of the men  of the Clayburn team were laid up  with various injuries, and were unable to defend their team, which accounts in part for the badly unbalanced score.  Mr. Leslie Tretheway visited his  home at the week-end, from Harrison  Lake. '  Arrangements ,are well under way  for the holding of the annual garden festival of St. Matthews Church,  which will take place on July 6th,  Many special attractions will be provided and the Kiwanis Glee Club of  Vancouver-will take part.  Mrs. J. 'Aitken of Poplar spent  Wednesday ris the guest of Mrs. P.  Wilson.  The Misses Steede spent the weekend at Wfilte Rock,  Mrs. H. Pc"-ck attended the Baptist  convention in Chilliwack on Friday  last.  Miss Wilson of Vancouver is fulfilling the duties of relief nurse at  the M.-S.-A. Hospital during the  absence of Miss Spencer.  A song service will be held in  the Presbyterian'.Church on Sunday  evening, ^pmmencing at 7:30 p. m.  There vas a small attendance at  the Men's Club on Tuesday evening,  on account of the garden party being  held the same evening.  Mr. J. R. Vannick spent the weekend in Vancouver.  Mrs. Griffin of Bellingham, has  come to Abbotsford to reside., Mr.  Griffin is in the employ of Mr. E. A.  Hunt.  Mr. A. C- Salt of Vancouver visited  his  home  here   last  week-end.  Mr. E. S. Estlin has returned from  Vancouver, and drilling operations  will be resumed at the Home Oil  Company's well/"'  Miss Horler of Vancouver visited  the Misses Tretheway during th'j  week, o  Under the auspices of St. Margaret's' Guild of the Bradner Anglican Church a very successful garden party was held last evening. -'  Mrs. A. C Salt is visiting in Vancouver for the week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. Beresford were visitors to Vancouver on Sunday.    .  Mr. and Mrs. C. Sumner and family motored to Vancouver on Sunday.  Among the members of the Abbotsford W.-B. A. of the Maccabeo  Lodge who attended the Pageant hold  in Vancouver on Tuesday wero, Mrs.  C. L. Miller, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Smith,  Mrs. R. Thompson and Miss F. E.  Tretheway.  Mr. F. H. Brydges Sr., who has  ben a resident of Manitoba for mary  years is the guest of his son, Mr. J.  Brydges of Abbotsford.  The game of football played last  Saturday afternoon between the  high school boys of Matsqui and  Abbotsford, resulted in a victory for  the  Abbotsford   boys.  The Caledonian and St. Andrews  Society are planning,for the holding of their annual picnic in the  near future.  ' Miss Jean Alanson of Mission City  is visiting Miss Gwen Sunnier.  'Miss Annie McPhee of Vancouver  visited her home here on Saturday.  Mrs. Hilton of Alberta is the guest  of her sister, Mrs. H. Gibson.  Mr. T. Bennet visited Vancouver  and Burnaby at the week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. Hooper and family  were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.  Vannetta over Sunday. Mrs. Van-  netta returned to Vancouver with  them and spent a few days holiday  there.  ���������Mr. Stanley Cook visited his home  in Vancouver on Sunday.  Mr. P. Buchanan spent the weekend  in   Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Perks left, on  Thursday to take up residence in  Vancouver.  Messrs. C. Weir, E. Snashall anu  G. H. Kerr attended the Provincial  Grand Lodge of the A. F. and A.M.  held in New Westminster this week.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Duncan of Calgary  are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.  Reyburn.  Mrs. T. L. Gray of North Vancouver was the guest of her sister, Mrs.  A. Taylor over the week-end.  Messrs. Stewart and Lome McPhee of New Westminster spent Sunday at their home in Abbotsford.  A meeting in the interests of the  milk shippers, is being held in the  Whatcom Road Hall this evening  (Friday).  Mr. and Mrs. D. Smith, Mrs. Hicks  and Mrs. J. McPhee motored to Vancouver on Tuesday. Mrs. Hicks will  spend a few weeks' holiday there as*  the guest of her daughters, Mrs.  Robb and Mrs. Campbell.  ,  Mrs. R. Thompson attended the  Provincial Grand Chapter of the  Eastern Star Lodge, held in North  Vancouver this week.  Among the members of the Abbotsford Lodge who attended the  Provincial Grand Lodge of A. F.  and. A. M. in New Westminster on  Thursday and Friday, were Messrs.  R. H. Eby, M. M. Shore, E. T. Weir  and R. H. Weir.  In the last analysis, adequate fire  protection resolves it������elf down to  the question of whotlier or not llio  people of (his country wish to savo  thoif wood-using industries. Lot us  look into the '-ervico of these to Iho  noun try. Tho value of the manu  factured pulp and paper products is  $2.r)0,000,000 per annum. The various companies have invested in tho  business some $87r>.o'uOI000. ,'They'  employ 3.'1,000 men in tho mills and  in tho forest and they pay them each  year $<l 0,0001000 in wages. Isn't  that business worth saving.  The value of lumber, lath and  shingles produced in one year is  $150,000,000. Lumber means boards  and deals, dimension stock���������not the  finished product, as in the case of  paper. I can't find out just how  much is' added to' this value by the  various minor wood-using industries  With reservations,' I will say that  the minor industries, which depend  entirely upon wood, produce product?  to the value of $60,000,000 annually, They have an invested capita1  of over $50,000,000. They employ  13,000 people and pay annually ir  wages around $14,000,000.. Is it not  worth some effort to keep these industries-going?  ��������� Are these    worth while?  To these should be "added the    industries that depend in essential pari  but not entirely,    upon     forest products.    These,    such as    the    horse  drawn  and     motor-drawn     vehicles  produce each year products valued a  $86,553,314.     The  capital     investec  totals  over  $65,000,000.       The  employees number over 90 00  to whon  are  paid   wages  amounting  to  nearly  $12,000,000.  Going back to the lumber indus:  try proper, we find that its invested  capital reaches $250,000,000. I;  employs 55,000 men, and gives them  $600,000,000 in wages annually  That business is worth saving too, is-  it not?  There are more than 100,000  people in Canada at work converting  the forest product into wealth in  some form or other. They are chiefly heads of families or the bread  winners of families, thus they represent probably a half million people  dependent upon the forest for a livelihood. Are they worth while , in  their work? Are they worth while  - to the country?  FINDS THINGS    GOOD IN NORTH  Switzerland leads  electric railways.  the world    in  VICTORIA, June 21���������Hon. E. D.  Barrow, minister of agriculture, after his three weeks' inspection trip  of agricultural conditions in the  Bulkley and Nechako valleys and  Cariboo  country.  Creameries at Vanderhoof and  Quesnel are doing well this year  and are increasing their output o;  dairy products, Mr. Barrow said. He  declared the country is gradually  opening up, with new settlers coming in all the time.  "This has been an exceptionally'  favorable season for the growth ot  all grains, grasses and fruits," _.lu  said. "The farmers who have been  having a hard time of it expect to  pull out this season in better shape  than for years. Beef cattle are in  better condition in the Bulkley valley than last year.  "Farmers have had great difficulty in the past in marketing' their  livestock at the Coast owing to the  fact that Prince Rupert and camps  along the Coast have been using beef  from Edmonton. We are arranging  with the Board of Trade at -Prince  Rupert for the establishment of a  public slaughterhouse in that city,  which will solve the problem of marketing cattle from north British Columbia.  A meeting of those interested in  securing a second bank for Abbotsford again was held in the Abbotsford Theatre Saturday afternoon last.  After discussing the matter a committee was appointed to deal with  the 'question.  'Mr^T*rTiri,**rr>,Tllfflf'T [f ���������^t**^**^7^)^*'*''"/f ���������"���������'���������'''������������������^���������'^*-' 1't������������������ n-w  Pork and Beans, 3 tins for .......<.........;.. .'.,.    25^  Pineapple, a tin   25^  Oranges, a dozen  20^, JM)^, 40#, 5(ty ami (>(k;  Bananas, a dozen  '  .15^  Strawberries, 3 boxes for . . . : ...."'.-.. .25������  Bread, 4 for ������������������      25-.*  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  ���������*     *>������^S^������,      '���������      ���������     ^������     ������ M     .  iiimii in w ���������  fc  ���������=***��������� ?i\  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  o  f  REAL ESTATE��������� Money lo Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  .cpall  Abbotsford  3C  '!<���������  CASH  GROCERY  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  YOU are always welcome here ' and   never  urged to buy.  McLaren's Craft Cheese,  a   lb -ioc?  ^Banana's, a  lb 1 ���������"������{������������������  Jello Powders, assorted  flavors,  3  for    Pineapples',   each    '.  ..2ffe  Cucumbors,  each    25<-  Grape Fyuit, 4 for  25*  Cantaloupes,  each    20������  Libby's Tomato  Catsup,  * a   bottle    25c--  Oranges, a dcz.,  25^, 85<*   50������  Don'! forget Lo gel your supply of Maple  Syrup and Maple Sugar.  WE DELIVER THE GOODS FREE OF CHARGE    j  Phone 56 Phone 55  Fruit Prospects  Looking Brighter  It was thought that if the recent  rains continued that the fruit crop  would be an entire failure, but the  past week has put a*" new phase on  the situation, and now it is thougnt  that with favorable conditions there  will yet be a bumper crop.  The strawberry crop has been  somewhat of a failure,' although some  very excellent shipments have been  made' since fair weather started in;  i.nd'.also' at the beginning of the sea-  on. It might be estimated that'there  vas a one-third crop. '���������  The raspberry canes' are showing  ip well during the past week, and  '���������/here the canes were not partly or  vholly destroyed last winter, the  prospects are looking bright for , a  nost excellent crop. A trip around  he, district this week shpwed that  .he berry patches were generally  ������������������peaking in an excellent condition  <U1 that is required now is more fair  weather and good marketing conditions. The weather has every appear-  ���������ince of doing its part, aii^d the rest  ���������s left to the various organizations to  do their level best for the growers  and  themselves.  The prairie people want our berries and the bright prospects there  for a bumper crop makes them hopeful, and willing to spend their money  for some of the dainties of life, in  which the Cuthbert raspberry plays  an important part.   ��������� .  THE  ONLY FORI)  THAT WON'T RUN  SPRINGFIELD, June 18.���������Henry  Ford stated today that he would not  be a candidate for president, as he  had no desire, to run for the .office.  He characterized the talk about his  possible acceptance of nomination as  a newspaper yarn. '  Referring to the Ku Klu Klan  Mr. Ford said: 'I' never belonged  to any organization. I think the Klu  Klux Klan is un-American.  She missed her friend/and in the end  She missed a trip to Vancouver:  'Twas all because,      John rules the  law,  .- And kept the* Ford key from her.  Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  JUST THE FEMININE HABIT  Whey were bound for the Wembley Stadium, and could think of  nothing but the cup final until the  hooded two-seater overtook them.  Then the visition of a blue-eyed flapper at the wheel made football seem  of secondary importance.  So soon as it was ahead of the  coach, the little car zig-zagged wildly from hedge to hedge, then pulled up right across the road.  On went the brakes, and 28 stalwarts rushed to see what tragedy  the hood concealed.  "Are you hurt? What's the matter?"  they panted.  The flapper stared in bewilderment. . "There's nothing the matter," she said coldly. "I was only  powdering my nose."���������The Commercial Motor.  Germany Then    and Now  Germany asks for a moratorium,  but plundered Belgium and France  had to pay without delay.���������Wall  Street  Journal.       ,  The Gasoline Age  Every nineteenth person in Canada  owns or has paid an instalment on an  auto. The flivverlesfs remnant is  kept busy dodging them���������Woodstock  Sentinel-Review.  navnassmnn


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