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 If-  With which is ihcorpordted "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. xxiy.; No. 7.  -o<  Abbotsford, 13.,G,,:Friday, June 30, 1922.  $1.00'Per Annum.  TWENTY-FIVE DIPLOMAS  AWARDED LOCAL PUPILS  A good style of penmanship is  one of the most valuable assets ouq  can'have 'in life 'arid, every one caiv  always, appreciate. the beauty 1','ana  symmetry of elegant penmanship.,*,,'  No fewer than twenty-five "Advanced Diplomas," have been *. won  by, sen lor pupils attending' -the Abbotsford Superior School.:' toi\ the  McLean Method'of Muscular'. Mo've-  mont Writing. As this,1s tho .first  year this, method of penmanship' has,.'  been taught in Division I. 'of this'  school, great credit is/��������� due tho^in1-  cl'pal, M. McDowal in her untiring" efforts to rake the standing ol"f'tho"  school.      ��������� ... '*-  ���������The successful competitors aro as  follows: ' '  sIrene King, Kate Parton, Muriel  McCallum, Jessie Coogan, Gwendolyn  Tapp, Victoria Brown, ^Francis Mc-  Phail, Muriel McPhail, Nellie Rernos-  ki, May Stady, Helen Yarwood,  Verna Stinson, Valerie Conway,  Gladys York, Eleaito'r*' Blatchford,  Isabel Brokovski, Naomi McPhee,  Mabel Smith, Mary Millard, Mary  McDonald, Mabel Alder, Nellie" Mc-  Dowall, Margaret Gillen, Marion  Buchannah, Harry iTayor. ��������� -.,  Mt. Lehman  MT. LEHMAN, June 2<5.���������The Mt.  Lehman Women's Institute entertained" the' Women's' Institutes, ^of ��������� -the'  iFraaer Yajley at a garden party held  raMhe>K6m'6 of Mrs. Lawrence. Cogh-  lan .last Wednesday. There wore 90  women,, present. .  ;'Mr&\ Oliveir Fern, president of the  ML Lehman W. 1., introduced Mrs.  F.' B. Fadden, member of the ' advisory board, to the gathering. Mrs.  Faclden gave an interesting talk ' on  "The Alms and Objects and Plans of  Work" of the Institutes. She .also  asked^ar contributions for the W. I.'  exhibition',. stall" at-the , New West-  .minster Fair." "  DEGREE IS CONFERRED  ON LODGE  MEMBERS  tfc.[ ������*n-������ -* -V^-i ���������  LIVELY ROW OVER AGREEMENT  i OTTAWA, June ,26.���������After stormy  sessions Tasting, throughout the    day  and into the evening of Saturday, the  special house committee on transportation costs decided, by a vote of    16  to 1,'^on its report'to the house.   ' In  brief,'the committee recommends:. '���������  "T'i .1 'Suspension of 'the" ~CroVs'WsT?  Pass", agreement, except in respect of  grain and'flour, for one",  year , from-  July 6, 1Q22, with power to the cabinet to "suspend for another year by-  order-iri-cduncil justify-such action.  -'2. Crow's Nest-rates on grain and  flour to apply'from July-6, the date  when suspension of the Crow's Nest  Pass "Agreement expires.  ���������'   3. That" the best efforts of'railway,  managers of. the -board    of   railway  commissioners should be directed  toward a general reduction in railway  rates.  4. That there should be the closest co-operation between ' the management of the different Canadian  railways and between the- management of the railways and their employees to secure a reduction in railway operating costs.  Over a score o'f the Mt. -Lehman  Lodge visited at a special meeting of  the Abbotsford Lodge last Saturday'  evening^ when the Royal Arch Degree  was conferred on several members.  Plans were completed-for'the annual  12th of July celebration to be held  in New Westminster. , Special cars  have been chartered- and' the Abbotsford Band will accompany"the merrymakers on the' trip.    -  On Sunday morning members of  the" True Blue and Orange Lodges  attended Divine Service - in St:  Matthews Church. Rev. A. Harding,  Priest delivered ah excellent patriotic sermon taken' from the"8th verse  of the 6th;chapter ol Micah. '���������.' Ap-  prdpriateVmusic-was ,'chosen for,-the  ��������� 'occasion:*'  'J"���������'."?!8^ "V-'"Z?&1,  OFFICERS. APP0INTE D FOR  .    . GAME ASSOCIATION  *"  '������������������[ Some of the good ones coming soon  to Abbot'sfrd Theatre-are "The Fools  Paradise," "The Good Provider,"  "The Connecticut Yankee," "Queen  of Sheba" and "Over the Hill." Don't  fail to see them as they are the biggest productions of the year, . and  all have had a big run in the Capitol  -Theatre, Vancouver.  _^ *____   PRINCE ALBERT  The .local marlceLis well supplied  with ...seasonable" fruits and vegetables:' the first B. C. berries were  on the local market last week end."  Small lots of lettuce arrived from B.  C. a week or so ago but k was in  very poor condition on arrival being  too far to transport this stuff for  good results."  The Chautauqua ai. Merritt had    a  , deficit this    year cr  -some    $458.92,  and may not be back again next year.  A meeting of the Abbotsford and  ���������District Game Association was held in  fhe Bank of Montreal Chambers on  "ednesday evening with a representative- attendance. '  The by-laws and amendments of  the constitution of the Provincial  Association were gone over and  adopted; and discussions in connection with plans for the coming hunting season took place. Mr. A. H.  Harrop and Mr. J. L."Preston were  appointed to attend the meeting of  The Anglers and Hunters Executive  Council of B. C. to be held in Vancouver the first week in July.  The following were elected to  orfice: President, J. L. Preston;  vice-president, T. A. Swift; secretary,  A. TI. Harrop. The' executive consists  of J. Olsen,/ George Cruickshanks,  Thos. York, J. Bates, J. W. Wright,  J. Brydges and P. Carscallen.  FAHMER SWEEP  IS-NOT EXPECTED  DELORAINE, Man., June 2 6.���������  There will be no Farmer sweep in  the Manitoba election as occurred in  Alberta last year or in the last federal election, declared T. C. Norris, at  a Liberal nominating convention here  to-day at which Dr. S. Thornton, minister of education, was endorsed by  his party?  The Abbotsford Theatre will be  open on Wednesday and Saturday  each week fior pictures. Prices 35������  and l.V.  in sight! This cannot happen as Polarine is sold  at air the leading garages. Always ask for Polarine and get the best out of your car.  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  Phone 53 or 25X  FLOWER SHOWiTO, RE  HELTON AUGUST 21 th  -A meeting of{'the Abbolsford-  Siunas Agricultural Association, . was  heldMn the Bank^of Montreal Chambers' on- Thursday evening. ' General  business'was 'transacted and the  meeting adopted'^. resolution that  rules and "regulations of the association will be strictly carried out ��������� this  yoar, especially ii\ regard to "entries,  which will not bj-f received after .5 p.(  m.' on the evening!- previous' to ,the  'opening of the ���������i'ai-rv    ' ,    .  ��������� The committee fwho have very.cred  itably carried out/the work of endeavoring to-secure seeds from, , the  Government, -. to' grow ,i'or exhibition  purposes, wercO-" discharged with  thanks, and at^avfuture date a new,  committee, will be'named to go furT  ther into the ��������� matter, of acquiring  seeds'from the Dominion'" and Provincial Governments;'and .other sources,  for distributioiv/among"��������� the farmers  of the district, ito,enable the association to secure a creditable display for  exhibiion-jpurposesC ,. .   '     \ ��������� ���������":  The prize list o������- the Abbotsford^  Sumas Flower Sfhow, prepared by  the ladies in charge; was unanimously adopted by the^ineeting. The Flower Show is to be'-h'eld in .the, G. W.:V.  A., Hall on August "24th" ".from 2!30  to 6 p. m. and, frdm 7 to 9 p. m. An  admission of ten'cent's "will be charged "to each session'.       ���������' ���������   ���������  RASPBERRIES  .dV'V  >'-}  .'���������'At this seasbn^of Vthe" yeajr con tin-,  upus.cultivation'^of." the /'.raspberry-  hanging on ,the' canes.-.  During this 'seaspn of ., the yeai  some attention,will heed'* to be paid  to insect control. Occasionally the  raspberry sawfly will cause considerable damage to the foliage' and  when noticed can be controlled b>  the iise of arsenical sprays, such as  arsenate of lead or arsenate of lime,  used at the rate of two pounds of the  powdered form to thirty ' gallons of  water, and sp!rayed on. the bushes. A  couple of thorough sprayings will  generally suffice to control this pest.  Every year there are numerous  .requests from growers, asking why^  the tips of their young canes are"  wilting. Upon close examination it  will be-seen that the cane has been  girded at the point where it has commenced to wilt. This is the work of  the raspberry cane borer and when  this wilting is^fijrst- noticeable, is the  time to institute' concert. Cut well below the .wilted portion and destroy  the cut porion. If these are not removed the young larvae, hatching  from the eggs laid in the girdle) will  work down the cane arid piratically  destroy it.  As soon as the fruiting season is  over remove the old canes by cutting  them off close to the ground, and  destroy them. This gives the new  canes a better chance and assists in  insect and pest control.���������Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa.  SUGAR UP AGATN;  NOW   $7.20   CWT.  Another advance in sugar of 20  cents a hundred was reported in Vancouver wholesale row this week. This  brings the price to $7.20 a hundred.  This makes an increase of 80 cents  per hundred since May first. The Increase is due to a large demand for  raw sugar in United States and Canada and the growers a're keeping the  price way up.  LIBERAL  TRIUMPHS'  .���������IN   SASKATCHEWAN  REG1NA, Sask., June 26.���������F. R.  Shortreed, Liberal, won the by-elecr  -tion in Happyland today with a majority of 555 over. A. E. Duffy, the  Progressive candidate.. The polling  was heavy and a.record vote was registered at the polls.  ��������� USING YALE ROAD.  VEDDER MOUNTAIN, June 26.���������r.  (Automobiles are again using . the  j Yale road to Chilliwack, the water  i having receded sufficiently to make  i traffic   possible.  The Misses Steede will leave on  Monday to spend a' holiday at White  Rock.  - Mrs. Green of Coghlan visited  many friends in Abbotsford 'this  week.  Under the auspices of the Comrade  Bible Class of the . Presbyterian  Sunday School;.- a. very successful  "Apron and House Dress" Bazaar  was held in the G. W: V. A. ;rooms,  Wednesday'afternoon and evening.  A local orchestra played in the afternoon and the Sunday - School- orchestra played in the. evening.  . Miss-Annie McPhee of-the nursing  staff 'of the Vancouver General Hospital,' visited her home here lait Sun-  day^  Mrs. ��������� Bryenton'was a recent visitor in coast cities.-  The St. Andrews and Caledonian  Society of Abbotsford. are ' holding  their annual picnic at Sardis,- Saturday,'the 1st. Transportation hah  been arranged .over the B. C. Electric  for the ��������� day.      ,   -  .'..Mr'.,   Lome   McPhee \ of   Langley  Prairie Js spending a holiday at his  home here.      '   .  '  "/Mr. Frank Parton was .home froiti  PortTHamhiond over the week-end.  In'/connection with' Dominion Day,  Rev.;,W..Robertson, .will preach a  special patriotic sermon" ��������� on' Sunday  evening in.,the Presbyterian1 Church.  Appropriate5/music, w^ill ,be' rendered.  :'". Pupils,from^the,Huntingdon/ Mus-  ;selwhite,Straiton,. JPoplar, Kilgard  and,Whatcom Road,schools took their  iJiikhaScliooJ -aab:ancje,:.examihation,at  the.Abbotsford School, this,,week;-^  The "Huntingdon ,Sunday School "of  the Presbyterian Church are holding  their annual picnic on July 1st.  Mrs.. Alex Thomson was a visitor-  in Vancouver last week.'  Mrs. H. Fraser attended the birthday party of her daughter, Mrs. J.  Steffins, last Wednesday in Chilliwack.  Messrs. McMenemy, Thomson and  Gibson    spent   Saturday . at    White  Rock.  Mr. and Mrs. Mosher of North Van- ,  couver  motored'to Abbotsford    last'  Saturday and visited   their daughter, ���������'  Mrs. W. I-Iarkness.      They also visited  Bellingham  while  here. '  Among those from Abbotsford who  attended the Provincial Grand Chapter of the. Eastern Star in Vancouver .  this week were, Mrs. R. H. Eby, Mrs.  E. A. Hunt,    Mrs. M. ,M. Shdre, -Mrs.,  M. McMillan, Mrs. D. Smith,'" Mrs. W.' '  Roberts, Mrs. A. C. Salt,' Mrs. N. Hill, -  and Mr. J. A. McGowan.y "*���������  Miss SelmaNelson,    teacher of the,,  third grade in the Abbotsford School, '  treated her pupils to a    very    jolly  picnic at ,the McCrimmon's    grounds -  last Saturday.   The children enjoyed  themselves immensely.  A splendid lecture entitled "British  Histories and Present Day School  Histories" was given the the G. W. V.  A. Hall on Thursday evening by Win.  Pascoe Goard. G. G. Duncan, President of the Empire Patriotic League, ,  also spoke on school histories, '- Mr.  N. Hill manager of the Royal Bank of  Canada, was chairman . of>,the, meet-,  ing..  ' -;'       "',-';'  (-On the evening of July 14th,', the'  -first anniversary dance of- the opening.of "the Harrop Hall will be'held  witli a good orchestra in attendance.  Miss Vera Hunt'is ,home from Van-  j couver to spend the summer holiday.  j     Mir. and Mrs. McMenemy and-family left for White Rock to camp for a  few weeks. - ' ���������     -  \  The  Abbotsford Theatre .management have reduced their-price of. adr'  mission to picture show to be, adults'  ,' 3 5? ,neh'Hd reii '���������under^l.4^1,5 f.^jFpr ;the^  ���������class of pictures put; oh,thls is.anf&Fx  ceptionally cheap rate for a town', ot  our size 'as practically all of the pro-:  gramme's shown here" have been presented at-the-Capitol    and Dominion  Theatre's in-Vancouver.  / .*.,' * ^  " Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  .���������WW,.-  wtfflifflfflfflaiB^^ rnu^wfrtiviss  PAQfiTVfa  THE  TSPOfiD'POST  ~2Z/-J*u^.~  THE-ABBOTgFORD. POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES. Editor, and Proprietor  I explains how it is . that    such enor-  'moiis sums aro being ' expended    by  .' the Government in- the   construction  of the railway.      ,'.,.  FliiDAY, JUNE 30,  1922  STRAWBERRIES  ��������� One Would a.most suppose that the) for Ujo benefit of the rest of the  Uberals ot the province were mprej e.t������ons. '^'^'������t "���������u ly0we ��������� the  bent on having a ���������JfS������������i S Wto$L% ������������ '^    ������������  opposition than  tives themselves,    for    the      Liberal  papers and some others not particu-  ly political, so   all   kind    of   propo-  ganada in the press    to    show   that  Bowser is not popular with his party,  And we believe that after the Conser  vatlve convention to be    held    sometime in August, that it' another   than  Bowser is at, the head of tlie Conser-  vaive party a cry of   "we have again  buried   the  Conservative  party     for  another four years, without going to  the polls" will be sent from one Liberal camp to another throughout the  province, and the story will be headed in the dailies and weeklies of Lib-  eral'p'ersuasion with the largest type  that can be dug up in the office.    It  will be a great field day for the Lib-  eralsl  Of course' it is the very-best of political propaganda for-the Liberals to  denounce1 the'leader of the opposition  party;especially is it- so when' the  Liberals, see that the Conservatives  are "-taking'up the cry and carrying it  fight into their owii camp. There are  Conservatives, in this province who  talk against .Bowser' as consistently  as do the Liberals,- and it is wonderful what effect it has in keeping the  eye of the: public off-the Liberal government.  At the last-provincial election it!  was shown that. only.38 per cent of  the'voters of theprovinee, and the  was after a -Liberal court of revision,  voted .Liberal, the; cities of Vancouver "and. Victoria doing the trick for  the Liberals. But this percentage  shows that, the Liberal propaganda is  not working as-it;should. The foundation.-is not built oh a solid rock of  servicp-to-,the province such as- the  present leader of the Conservatives  has, rendered.^  This "down with Bowser" is simply- a cry- to - keep the honest Liberals  of the province from demanding a  regular'house cleaning iri their own  camp. '/The Liberals are to be congratulated as being real live to the  present situation,'and one must admire :the-corisistent work, they are  carrying on in every district in the  province, even--^asking the , special  correspondents at Ottawa.-.to- assist.  - It: will, be interesting to watch "the  results .of* the;elections in^Cranbrook  "and Vancouver then the decision: of  the f Conservative;��������� -convention .in  August. The student of politics in  this province .sure has enough to  keep his mind- thoroughly occupied.  the advantages you  Cowichari1, Leader:  will   receive.-  "IF HE CAN GET AWAY WITH IT"  Do you take your , politics as a  matter of personalities.or as a matter  of opinion for the sake of being a  good citizen,.and kidding yourself  tha.t the side you take is made up of  all the. virtues and all the goodness,  all high principles and' original ideas,  and every .other good and great and  glorious characteristic that you have  been told exists in , mankind? No  party is any better than the men who  are prominently connected with it. A  party must; be human as it is composted of .men and women. A man should  ���������be sincere in politics, but he should  not try to make out that a*U the  ���������rogues are on. the other side. He  :'should "take the. beam out of his. eye  land look'around, if. only for the sake  *of seeing ;Who"_ his-bedfellow in ' politics is.    ' These are the days for thought,  ;not'blind; following. No one man is  ! guilty of "carrying5 around with rhim  = all the^virtues orrgraces in the world,  ,-and how could a party be accused of  it?      '  As a man is known    by the coin ���������  pany he keeps, so is he adjudged'  in  the final analysis    by    his character,  says the, ICaniloops Sentinel. In business one of the first questions asked  is "Is he honest?" meaning    "Is his  character sound!   ��������� is  he four-square  and  puctilious in  all     his    dealings  both  in trade and in private?" This  general attitude  to mankind is    far  more prevalent than the    casual ol*  server estimates.    All    our    associations with our fellow-men are touched with this estimate of    their character and it is    often    subconscious.  We may forget the    name of a man.  whom we have not seen    for   years  and in endeavor    to    recall    it,   .wc  search  the memory for some  association of ideas and in    the - process  attempt to remember just how  : he  stood to us as regards    his .general  life.    "Was he the right   sort?"    wo  ask, "was his character sound?"  On the street one constantly hears  the phrase "If he can get away with  it" standing for almost a principle in  trade and commerce. -Analysed, ���������'(  means: "If a man is-within the law;  if he can't be touched' for his dealings and if he does make a handsome  profit by ways and means which are  open to question .then I admire him  for it; anyway, I should worry."  Which is all wrong,    as-  everyone  ._���������   _ f knows, .and means only one thing on.  The foun-'the part of the man who utters "if  he can get away with it," namely  that he is morally oblique. He has a  laxity of code which stamps him perhaps of the same type as the trickster, minus the latter's courage. .He  really admires the other's methods  and his tone suggests that he wishes  he,himself could only put it over.  And it is all for a price.  . "You can't' run business like a  Sunday school" is one of this man's  pet maxims. They are different, as-'  suredly, but it has been proven- thai  ���������business can be-run on perfectly honest lines and is being conducted ��������� so  every day. '.,--.'_  The sense-of honor:' of many-has  become atrophied,':'under ��������� the - mistaken conception^of humanity, whi'c'a  suggests that "if 3rou can get away  with it" it's all right and others will,  admire you for it. Some may, but  the men who dare to be absolutely  on the level, and whom in their  hearts the lax secretly envy, will call  the thing by its real name aud jud^e  the  doer  accordingly.  -With the strawberry season full  upon him.it is a good time now for  the grower to note the adaptation ot i  the variety or varieties he is growing'  to his conditions.. ��������� Due consideration  must be given to (1) yield,- (2) size  of fruit, (3) shipping ability, (4)  quality and (5)' any special feature.  To select a variety, solely on the merits of its yielding.ability is poor practise. It-must be a good shipper, palatable, of good size and if it can, in  addition, be recommended to the consumer as an exceptionally good canning berry, so much the better.  The consumption . of strawberries  can be largely increased if growers  will carefully select; their varieties  and give to the consuming public  that which they require. The grower  catering to a local market could overlook shipping ability'' somewhat and  stress quality of size, or preferably  both. For instance", ^Senator Dunlap.  is one of our best quality berries, but  not a very good shipper for distant  markets; whereas - Glen Mary is a  b'etter shipper, but perhaps not quite  as high in quality, although good  enough in that respect. Portia, a  new introduction of the Horticultural Division,'Experimental Farm, has  the serious fault of being imperfect  in sex, but is an excellent shipper,  high in quality and the best of can-  ners, an excellent example of a berry  suitable for the grower who can cater  to a discriminating market, where  the consumers appreciate a'berry  combining table and canning- qualities. Not only do varieties differ in  these respects, 'butr'ttlso in their  adaptability to soils and localities.  On heavy land in a comparatively  moist, cool climate the Senator Dun-  lap will do much better than on light  soils, in a hot and dry locality. In [  the latter case Parson Beauty or Poco j  moke give better results, so that the  successful grower must ever be on  the lookout for newer' sorts, which  might possibly fit in to his market  requirements or his soil requirements just a little 'better than the  kinds he is growing.���������Central Ex-  perimentarFarm, Ottawa.  BREEDING PLACES ARE  BEING    LOCATED  INCOMPETENT MANAGEMENT OP  MILLIONS OF PEOPLE'S MONEY  THE TOWN   AND YOU  What.do you owe your own town.  There is a fact.which is often overlooked by )citizens in .general, name-  "ly. that they owe    something to the  i-toVri, in which they live.  The>sidewalks    you walk on,    the  /streets you drive on, . the water    in  ���������your homes, the lights,you read by;  .these and-many other    things    were  obtained by the constructive    effort  and sight of. others.  Some of us go on year after year,  partaking of the benefits which the  town .affoir.ds, but undertaking none  :at the responsibilities which it im-  ���������poses. We are only too free and willing to comment on and > criticise the  action of others, but when it comes  down to .taking a hand, we are not  among the number. -  We allow others to be school trustees, but send children to the  school; we allow others to be aldar-  : men,.but .eagerly criticize their mis-  stakes; we allow others to join the  p Board of Trade, and feel free to dis-  l parage 'their activities; we   take the  ; advantages, but get from   under the | ������i'C"--     *"������-   ;'<. obligations;- and then    say. to    our-; petency or excessive payments^) the  :selves: "This is a dead town." '"    *   "'     inoft     tKo  When the Oliver-Farris Government came into off ice in 1916,"it cancelled all arrangements with Folley-,  Welch & Stewart for the building of  the Pacific Great Eastern to Prince  George" and undertook the work itself. A contract was let to the Northern Construction Company for - the  first 42 miles, on a 5 1-2.per cent,  profit, based on unit prices. Under  this- arrangement the contractors  have all to gain and nothing to lose.  This means that everything entering  into, the construction of. the road, as  well as employees of the contractors, is paid for by "the Government  and not a dollar is paid by the contractor. The contractor is paid on  the basis of unit prices per cubic  yard for each class of material used.  On each unit price, whether it be  for grading, for lumber, ties, track-  laying, wages, salaries or any oth,er  class of work, the contractors receive  a profit of supervision fee of 5 1-2  per cent, of,the total amount expended in the construction of the road.  The more money they spend, the  more percentage profit they earn.  After the first 42 miles, work was  done involving several millions '.ol  dollars, without tenders or without  any contract other than the direction  of the Chief Engineer of the Govern  ment. Although the first 42 miles  were to have been completed in January, 1919, or three years ago, the  Government does not yet know what  it cost. Tho cost of 70 miles completed in March, 1920, has not yet been  determined. In March, 1920, the  Premier informed the House that  $4,000,000 would build and equip  the road from Mile    294    to   Prince  George, a distance of .131. miles.  When only 70 miles of this distance  ������������������were finished $7,000,000 .had been  spent.    This indicates either incona-  - The Entomological branch of the  Dominion Department of Agriculture .is. conducting -"investigations ��������� in  .British Columbia :in ^connection with  the mbsquito>?Of course, ,the first  proceeding iri^ this .task of combating  this unpopular;rbuttvxnume.rous^ pest  is to locate the breeding grounds;  and in this work' the branch has received much assistance from the  Canadian Air Board. What has been  accomplished in locating breeding  areas by .'means of the camera and  the aeroplane is detailed in an art  icle in the May-June number of the  Agricultural Gazette of Canada.  So far, the Lower Fraser Valley  of British Columbia constitutes the  region in which the campaign has  been mainly carried on. The investigation, which embraces 1,000/square  miles of ; affected territory, was  started in' 1919. The. first-season an  automobile was employed in a scout  ing expedition to ascertain the mos  quito fauna of the district. The second season was devoted to a study of  the factors determining a mosquito  abundance, for this'purpose a motor-  boat and canoe were"utilized to penetrate the huge cottonwood flood  flood;swamps which are the main  breeding places. In 1921 the mapping of the breeding ' places was engaged in, and it was in swveying tho.  areas that the aeroplane was called  into, service.. During the war, ornamental ponds were drained ' because  it was found that the water was a  guide to zepplin raiders. In a sim-  iliair manner . flooded swamps, the  breeding places of the pest, were revealed to the aviator, who besides  making observations, took useful  photographs. In tills way the knowledge of location necessary for the  eradication of the mosquito was ob-  , tained. The extent of the breeding  [ of. mosquitoes in the district referr>  ed to will be understood when it is  stated that, by actual count, 3,218  fertile eggs were revealed in one  square foot cut from a meadow subject to flooding. If the entire area  surveyed were similarly occupied,  the mosquito census in the Fraser  Valley alone would run into something over a thousand thousand millions.���������-' Dominion Department of  Agriculture.  A town composed of critics and  ���������'< drones is bound to be dead, it can-  ��������� not be otherwise. Criticizing alone  ���������r never made anything; finding fault  '^aibnS^la'OTeF'brlntgB'-Tesults; it takes  a constructive effort to build anything.  contractors. Jn April, '1920,. the  contractors asked for aw increase in  unit prices and the Chief Engineer  not only granted a 30 per cent, increase, but made it date from 1st  January, 1920. The accounts of the  Northern Construction' Company-have  never been audited since the Govern-  This'  facrifice a little of your own time ' ment took   over   the   work  In every centre of population inthe lower  pari of lhe province is a telephone exchaiige^-and  an organization of skilled; workers;; to facilitate  commerce. Every circuit must be tested; every  inch of.wire watched and kept in repair;vevery  switchboard operated day and night. ��������� Not only  thai, but there is always new construction|o meet  the increasing needs of the telephone-using  public. Crews of linemen and cablemen, and installers of every kind of- telephone equipment  carry on this work as the province progresses.  British Columbia Telephone Company  STATION  STUART  Chevrolet and Nash Agents  Mission City, B. C.  UIET-At-a  J*T  <;ran&' Economical To. Operate  - -S~~       ' A���������' -  -- -  The new-"490" Models are efficient, quiet  and powerful. The new rear axle eliminates  rear axle trouble and noises, and the. improved  tappets make the engine extremely quiet.  Many other improvements make the Superior Chevrolet "490" the best buy and the lowest  priced fully equipped car on the market.  The lowet priced fully equipped-car in the world.  Easy Terms If You Wish  Chevrolet Dealers have a reputation for Service.  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phono 8001 P. O. Boy 69  MISSION CITY, B. 0.  CROP PROSPECTS  General Auetioneef? an& Live  Stock  23 years.among ttoe Stockmen-of  the Eraser. y*lie^VA^?^^*r  with Che. different^'tfree'&s' eft lfre  stock and theii1 values.  Address  all commutations   to  Box & Chilliwack, B. C  -mr.  B. C. HOUSE VOTE  PASSES  COMMONS  OTTAWA, June 26.���������AH the remaining items in the supplementary  estimates were cleaned up in the  House Saturday night. The item for  $175,000 for the purchase of British Columbia House jn London drew  an explanation from the premier that  the Premier of British Columbia had  opened negotiations for the sale of  this property to the federal government during his visit to Ottawa re-  cenly. The $175,000, Mr. King  said, would provide for the cost of  the preliminary arrangements in connection with the sale.  Reports from Prairie points indicate that crop prospects are good.  Very little hail damage has been reported so far. Moisture is reported  plentiful in the majority of districts'.  The grasshopper pest in only reported  from a few points. There is an optimistic feeling prevailing amongst  the farmers. In some ' districts  warm weather has caused the grain  to head out early with short straw.  Forage crops are uniformly good.in-  each Province. Live stock is generally doing well with excellent pasture. From present indications an  early harvest is predicted in Manitoba. In the country North of Edmonton crops are looking well, but  can do with a little more moisturel  This condition is general throughout  the Provinces.  ������l ���������'���������'  Funeral Director  'AGENT   FOR  KEADSTON2JS  Tht time will come when the only ,  battlefield will be the   market   open ���������  toe ommerce and the. mind open    to  new  ideas.-���������Victor Hugo.  For a .Good SmokcTry   '  B.G.&OM Sport  ���������'���������"���������''���������'C't'is^R-s:,' ".v  B.   C.   CIGAR   FACTORY  WILBERG ft WOLZ. PROP?  MiuwuamiuniMMBiMajMMWMBHiai  MtMWM^ ���������ft  ������\.'' __���������  (Late   Taylor   &   Humphvey)  B. C. Land Surireyor and  Civil Engineer  \   Boom   0   Hart   Block.  Chilliwack  Box   423; eiHLLIWACK  : BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FD1DAY  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  ALAN E IMKOVSKI  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR    :    :  Auction Sates Conducted  SATISFA CTION GUA KANTEE1 >  LIVE STOCICa SfDecialty  P. 0,. Box 94  ! A Hint to the Wise  If you are contemplating^ny  painting 'or inside decorating"!  don't- bo fooled by offers of a  "cheap job."' Any painter who  makes you a proposition of this  kind is- dishonest to you and  ruining- his -own .- .reputation. Good reliable -materials  .combined, with good workmanship-are  .the'     cheapest  J.E.PARTON  AJiBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  MASONIC  GRAND  LODGE  OFFICERS  "PRINCE -RUPERT, June 23.���������  The,'Provincial-Grand Lodge of the  Mason.c 'Order, in convention here  yesterday elected A:- McC. Creery oj  Vancouver grand master. Mayor C.  Tisdall of Vancouver was elected  deputy,grand master, . a::d Stephe-/  Jones of Victoria- ������.Sn!o'r vai-djn. '  Hon. A. M. Mansbn, provincial attorney-general, ' ' is junior grand  warden; Henry Watson of Vancou  veris grand treasurer, and Dr. De  Wolfe Smith of New Westminster is  grand secretary. "A. Hughes of Vancouver is grand tyler.  The Grand Chapter of the Roya.  Arche Masons on Wednesday, June  21st,- electedvofficers as follows.  Grand first- principal, U. L. Sherwin  Kaslo; grand second principal, V. W.  Stewart, Victoria; grand third principal; F:C: Bird,'Vancouver; grand-  treasurer, John Rudd,. Nanaimo:  grand scribe,.E. J. W. Prescott, Vancouver;, grand -scribe, J. G. Gamon  New Westminster; grand registrar.  Rev. Samuel-Fea,-Vancouver; granr*  principal sojourn,rThomas Graham,  Cumberland/ "'"' '"���������'  SOFT FRUIT PROSPECTS  r IN    WASHINGTON  Dealers . and. growers,   are at variance on..-price-' prospects."    Grower?  are   holding'"off "������������������expecting   higher  prices" while dealers think their pres  ent -offer the top of the mnrlre't. 100  per lb. for Bings and Lamberts is the;  best offer so far, while   Sweet Cherries range a;;oi:nd '���������"���������;'��������� 1'). four Cherries are worth 5<J'Lo 00 per lb. Apricots have ,- established . a  .price,   of  $70.0^0 tc ?��������� 5?0.0.0' per ton in bulk and'  from'*$i".00 'to $1.25. for. 20 lb. crate  i  WehtacheeJ-estimatestliat they will  ship��������� 1;4Q cars >of cherries, 100.-' cars of  apricots and 200- cars of peaChes.  Apricots and cherries are reported  short;, from. -.California-;'' -The quality  of all other fruits is reported 'excel-  r-ien't. ,���������'>-?:������������������;:'������������������������������������:'';���������-.:;:..������������������:���������    :.  Prunes from "Oregon are 'a normal  crop.;   . '.;,' v' :-.,,-���������." .:"..:, ," ';   ''  Opening "pruhb'prices have been  announced as -follows: ������������������30-40's, il0;  40-50s';v9-"1-2<*'; .50~60s; 8 1-40; 60-  '7'bs;'T3'-3-4f^"7.6-8.0's;".-7V.;-:: 80-90s;  6 1-20; 90-100s, '6#. "',--.���������  : The opening prices for Petites are:  40-50s, ll/5>; 5 0-6 0s, 100; '" 60-70s,  90; ���������'70*808,. 80-;: ,,80-90s, 7.50:  90-lOOs, 7:0."  ���������'���������..-".-������������������  Mother's Little Game;  Little Bessie, 5 years, .old, after  calling her mother several times during the night and. reciving no reply  said: ''Mother, are you really'asleep,  or are you just p'tendiing you're a  telephone girl?"  Who is the lady so fond of drugs.  Vancouver Weekly  Market Report  Vancouver, B. C, June 21st,' 1 922.  "Wholesale Produce: ���������  Strawberries���������This fruit is now  the' prominent feature of the "Row'"'  both local and Washington berries  being offered. Receipts show the result of lack of rain, the berries running much smaller than last year.  The price remained fairly constant  at $2.50 and $2.75 during the week  but this morning a 250 drop took effect. Some houses in fact were offering at $2.00.' It was stated that  the lower price was<������������������ necessary .in  order to give impetus to sales. The  housewife evidently is not as yet  canning apparently awaiting a lower  price.  Rhubarb and Gooseberries are  moving out rather slowly at $1.25  and 51.50 per box and 80 per lb.  respectively.  New Potatoes���������A few of these are  offered at 4 1-20 and 50 per'lb. For  tlie most part they are small showing  the result of the long dry spell"   Reports, from growing    points    in    the  Lower Mainland do not'indicate that  this will be a successful crop.  ' ��������� Old    Potatoes���������Real      good    firm  stock  is hard    to    obtain    although  there is plenty of inferior stuff    at  hand.    Lillooets and    Ashcrofts    in  good condition are selling a*1 -$35.00  per ton and    good    Chilliwack?,    at  $30.00.    Prices range down    to $20  on  inferior stock.  " "Tomatoes���������-For the first time  field tomatoes, have been shipped to  this market from Mississippi two oars  arriving during.the past wee!: They  come in'15 lb.'crates and arc of good  flavor. The first car opened at $3.5 0  but declined to $3.00. the ��������� latter  price opening the second car.  Local hothouse tomatoes are also  on display at $4.25, $4.60 per 4.  basket crate.  'Hie first car of Tom Watson Wat-  ermelIons,arrived in .this morning  and is"wholesaling at 90 to 10 0 per  Hi. These were from Florid-i and  had boon 21 days on the road. As n  consequence a large portion of   them  THIS ABBOTSMftb PO������X,  =������������������-���������- ���������rT~- ; -���������������������������   - ���������"������������������  ���������' ������������������������������������{������������������  were unsaleable.  Cherries���������With 'the exception of  a few colorless'Royal Amies which  came in during the week from Chilliwack and for which no price could  be obtained the local supplies are  coming from across the line, Bings  wholesale at 300, Black Tartarians  at 250 and Royal Amies 220 to 250.  Poultry���������The market . is pretty  badly plugged up under the heavy  receipts of t'he last week or so and  the price has fallen heavily in'some  linos. Some dealers have been com*  pelled to'refuse offerings as all their  space was taken up. One poultry  man was <> noticed ' hawking light  from door to door for 250 each.  These were live birds.        ' -  Eggs���������This price has remained  remarkably steady, for this times of  year remaining /.Unchanged for the  last six weeks. .,"The local product  has the market almost to itself at  present as Washington prices are too  high to enable them to compete here.  The small amount coming in is sold  at the same price us the locals.  Veal���������The market is very weak  under heavy arrivals from the Nbrth  West; 150 is paid, to shippers for  country dressed top grades F.O.B.  Vancouver.        ���������    [ ���������  Hogs���������Country- dressed stuff is not  welcome on the market at present as  the chances of it /arriving ";n good  condition are rather small: The hot  weather'prevents it-from setting and  it, usually arrives in a soft conditio*  which would prevent it . from bringing the top price. - 16 1-20 an 170 is  offered for the best. ,���������- ,   ,  Butter���������The  market advanced  20"  during the    week.    Alberta /special  prints are now.-quoted at 390 to 400.  other good grades in line.- -;  Wholesale   Produce:���������        -   <  Apples, Winesap, large, $4.25;      '  small $3.50;  Old Potatoes, Kamlqoops, per  ton   ..... ....30.00  " Lilloetts, and Ashcrofts '...:_..35.00  Lower'Mainland, $20.00"and 30.00;  Onions, Australian;Brown'........ '8.00;  'Onions,  Crystal" Wax    5.F-0"  Onions, Yellow Glotfe  3.75  Onions,   Red ....*...:.'..' ..'.-..- 3.50'  Green Onions,'per doz. bunches'.      lo.  ���������.  PAGE THREti  Young Turnips, per doz.   bs 25  Young Carrots, per doz. bs 25  Young Beets, per. doz. bs    .2.';  Cabbage, Cal., per lb 06  Turnips, Cal., per sack   2.50  Garlic, per lb 40  Head Lettuce, crate   1.75  Leaf Lettuce, crate   1.0O  Cauliflower; -doz.   .- _  2.00  Radishes, doz. bunches  25  Parsley,  doz.  bunches   2 5  Green Peas, Cal., per lb 13  Green Beans, Cal., per lb. : A    .20  Tomatoes, Local H. H., $4.25. to 4.50  ���������Asparagus, box  ::. '2.75  Spinach, box  . .^75  Peppers, lb ��������� j     .50  OBJECTION TAKEN TO  CARNIVAL SHOWS  Rhubarb; box, $1.25-to  ��������� l.r>0  Strawberries, $2.00 to   '.   2.50  Gooseberries, lb 08  Cherries, per lb., Bings  30  Cherries, Black Tartarians, lh ..    .25  Cherries, Royal Annes, lb..220 to .25  Canteloupes,   Flats   3.50  .Cantaloupes, Standards    7.50  Watermelons, Tom Watson, lb..  90 to  '......- :....;....'   .10  Oranges, Cal., $5.00 to 1   9.50  Lemons, Cal .-'.'  ,s.5o  ���������Grape Fruit, Cal. ..-. .-   6.50  Walnuts, Manchurian, lb.  .-. 22  Comb Honey, 10 oz   7.50  .BY-ELECTION DATE  EXPECTED  SOON  VICTORIA, June 26.���������With all  the'ministers except Hon. Dr. W. H.  ���������Sutherland back from their recent  excursions to various parts of the  province, announcement of the date  for the Cranbrook by-election is expected to be made within a few days.  Hon. John Hairt and Hon. T. D.  Pattullo, who paid visits' to ���������' Cranbrook during the past week, are understood tq have reported favorably  an to the political outlook and to  have brought back - with them the  views of the ��������� local .committee as to  the best tinie for the contest.  - These electionsm ust be won before  date' of Conservative convention in  order to discredit Bowser as future  'leader.  (Silk is considered unclean "by the  Mohamedans, because it is the product of a worm.  Vernon retailors have voiced their,  objections to the carnival shows of  the kind which two weeks ago"visiteo>  the city, in a strong resolution which*  appears below. The retailers ��������� point*  out that such catch-penny amusement  enterprises take many thousands of  dollars out of the city and aire charg-'  1 ed but a nominal license.  When discussing the matter at a  meeting of the association on Mon-^.  day night the membe'rs in no way ���������  criticized the City Council, because  that body were governed by by-laws'  and provincial  laws. "  The resolution passed by the merchants which will    be submitted-., to"'  the council follows:  "WHEREAS at the present-time  municipalities apparently , have no  complete control over the operation  of^travelling amusement companies',  and  WHEREAS in a good   many, cases  such transient shows are not.of ��������� the  high moral tone desired by, the ' majority of citizens. '   '' ,  Now    Therefore    Be It    Resolved  that the City Council should take this  matter up for  immediate consideration, and at the next   convention   of. '  B. C. Municipalities- introduce a res- "  olution requesting the government to  pass legislation giving    the ' ..m'unici-  ipalitics sole right to. permit Jor. pro-,  hibitits limits,    and moreover   within a certain distance outside the ' city  limits.  The stand taken by the merchants  on this question is supported by    a   '  number of other city societies and as-'  sociations.-���������Vernon News.  WINNIPEG  Winnipeg; June 21st, 1922.  "Business here is fairly " good.  Strawberries have been, arriving freely from Hood River and Washington  in fair condition,-prices ���������' have been  holding fairly well. Seventy odd cases  B. C. berries arrived    today' by   express^'condition poor, off color, sold  at $2.00 per crate.    Car now on way  partly unloaded at Brandon expectted  tomorrow.     ' j    ' '      *   ���������     \  *��������� $ ���������$- * ft ���������*. '& ft" &' ���������:���������$ .% :$ :���������$���������".$���������..%.,$-: $ .$. ���������-?.,   .$ j. i.��������� i  4 "������  V3-  \Rr  *&  3^  The Big, Quick Fortunes in Oil are always made from tlie discovery of new oil fields! Tinie and time' again,  people who have invested small sums in Texas, .drilling new territory, HAVE, MADE FORTUNES WHEN; OIL  CAME m. When the Discovery well camein at Burkburnett $100 jumped to $20,000! $1000 invested with Pattillo  Higgins at Beaumont brought $43,000!     ' /,_.-: ; \^:. ^^g  se-  se-  se-  v^-  ������9-  se-  e/9-  s&  &������-  as-  Pattillo Higgins, who discovered the Beaumont, Humble and Goose Creek Oil Fields���������that brought Millions to  poor people overnight���������has discovered a new Oil Field-^-Barbers Hill! He got on the ground early and secured  acreage of enormous value in a field that promises to be one of the greatest in the world! He NOW OFFERS A LIMITED NUMBER A CHANCE TO COME IN WITH HIM���������TO JOIN HIM AT THE START ON A STARTER'S BASIS.  89-  Sfr  e#-  A Deep Well has already been brought'in at Barbers Hill. The big companies are operating there. You have  an Opportunity now of a lifetime���������a Chance tp.get in on the ground-floor and get in on. what looks like the NEXT  BIGGEST- OIL FIELD EVER DISCOVERED IN TEXAS.  iH-mc-'i..-i  as-  s^  se-  &#���������  se-  Higgins is a Winner���������IS WINNING NOW!      If you do go into oil, BACK A WINNER!    A FIVE TIMES WIN-  NER IN A PROVEN GUSHER FIELD IS A GOOD COMBINATION TO PLAY!  se-  The Higgins-Mexia Oil Co., has just organized with Pattillo Higgins in charge of   Field   Operations.     He has  selected acreage of great value near the Discovery Well at Barbers Hill.  To make ihe big money in oil, invest before a strike is made���������not after.  You've got a chance here lo get in with Pattillo Higgins, who has discovered, five great oil fields,  as a starter on a starter's basis. !<J  &���������������  a^  se-  &$  ae-  &2h  .-.���������*/*%  se-  oe-  &e-  &e-  &e-  re  sign and mail the coupon below for full details.  &e-  &e-  s#-  a*  <������  <e  a*  a?  <p  aj  a>  a? a* ��������������������������� ��������� aj a? ��������� q������  a?  q>" d������  <u  a>  a>  a?  a? a?  a?  a?  ������p  ������p  ������p  <p  ������p  ������p  <p  tp  <p  ������p tp  tp  .*���������]>  tp  <p  tp . tp  tf>  (p  Jp ������p  Jp - ������p  INFORM,  COUPON  Mr. Pattillo Higgins,  705 Turn bow. Bltlg., -;  Houston, .Texas. T  Dear Sir;���������Without obligation on my part, send details  of your Special Bonus or -Founder's Offer to, the limited  number who join you at the start in developing ISarbers  Hill Oil Field. [  Date    1922  Name   R. F. D. or Street  Post Office   State   S/3->-. : : ; ; -  ; ; :   se-  ae-  09-  6/3-  60-  ae-  ae-  Ja^  !*a ������_fflFT.mifiiaarrrg*_^ {^g^fe*  '<?&& :Amo4^&W������?t ^BOTSFOHD; *fe .���������-dj^fe:  ���������infii Bi_n iiij_j������M"������i)yjgj_^������^  Our meats, of all kinds, are now   kept in our  cold storage plant. ���������*��������� ' _.:  S.F.WHITE  LET ME|  figure' on your expert  PAINTING  PAPERHANGING  and  KALSOMING  and  GENERAL  HOUSE 'REPAIRS  Estimates   Given   Free  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  Abbotsford, B.C.  A. R. GOSLING  Box 31 -       ".Abbotsford, B. C.  All   Work   Guaranteed  Advertisements under    the    above  heading cost' 25,.,-'.cents    per    issue.  A gallon for Gasoline, July 1st.  SNAPS���������  ..., Come in and see some of our snaps in Used  Gars and Trucks, Small Gasoline Engines, Drag  Saw and Buzz Saw Outfit.  A PERFECT. JOB  Watch your wheels this dry weather,   It they  are getting loose let us reset them. We guarantee  j.  a perfect job.  OUR> SPECIALTIES���������  Don't forget   our   specialties���������Lathe Work,  Acetylene Welding,   Battery   Overhauling   and  ..Charging.-    ^ AppRENTICES  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  .  .Limited  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  Great Japanese  Invention;.-  For Mosquitoes and all  other'insects  Aromatic���������like incense, no  dust. --  Mosquito, Oil,   Mosquito  Lotion and Fly Oil.  WRIGHT  The Watkins Man  Wholesale Prices  In Calgary  The weather has been    ideal    this  week with sunshine and" showers, and  the usual dust flare up'  some   afternoons. . Friday brought a    nice   rain  ���������fall which freshened things up.  Business is rather quiet. The    ap  proaching  Calgary  Fair,  to  be held  June 30th to July 7th��������� should bright-  'en up the demand for berries.  Retail merchants find it    hard    to  ��������� sell strawberries at more   than   two  for 350, even if the quality is good.  Poor quality stuff is    not in demand.  Many consignments of this kind, have  ���������been jobbed and the returns to the  shipper will be disappointing.  I       The superior, quality of car arnv-,  als over L.  C.  L. has changed    the'  ���������!  opinion of jobbers who formerly were  -'  heavy oh L. C. L. shipments.    A distribution from iced cars will soon be  '    demanded by all dealers.    The frm>.  "from refrigerator    cars    should  sell  for at least 500 a crate   over L. C. L.  We call attention to comments made  by our correspondents in    this connection.-  * A car of Vancouver berros wm  snotted Thursday and sold to the  jobbing trade at $3.00. This was an  excellent car and was cleaned up at  once. The low price being an incentive to the jobbers who have been  finding.it hard to move the higher  priced stuff.  Wyndell sends some fme berries  L. C. L������. The pack is good and the"  color an improvement over other  years It is well that Wyndell line  apparently abandoned the Glen Mary  "    vairiety.  Haney has sent more cars of berries than any B. C. point so tar. The  quality has been good. Hat'/.ic and  other points have shipped by far too  many L. C. L. lots. We note that  they are now shipping in car lots.  This will be welcomed by hard-worked express employees and by the. jobbers. ,'���������  Edmonton had  1,197  crates    last.  Purple Knight arriving t'rom Osoypos  all smali. Governor ��������� Wood in poor  condition sold for 750 per 4 bskt.  crate, Ox Heart, $1.50,- Purple  Knight, $2.25. The Bings will start  rolling in a few'-days: ���������    '������������������������������������ "���������' '������������������''_  This Week's Calgary   Wholesale  Prices.  Apples, Imported, Fancy Wine- -  saps.  - ���������    $3.25  B. C. Strawberries, per crate,  $3.00   to    -      3-50  Imported Black Tartarian  Cherries per 8 lb. box      3.50  FOR SALE���������Four lots' and seven  roomed house ' with bathroom and  pantry. Good'well water in house  all furnished, woodshed, chicken  house, chickens; fruit bearing trees,  -electric light. All fenced, in town.  Apply to Box 120,.Abbotsford, B. C.  2-9-16-23 *���������'  PROMINENT CITIZEN OP  VANCOUVER DEAD  OF ALL KIN  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL-ESTATE-���������IWoiiey to Loan on Good Farm  On Thursday morning- last Mr.  Robert Kelly,'of Kelly Dougls & Co.,  died at his home. The funeral was  held on Monday. He was for many  years.one of the prominent business  men, and Liberals of Vancouver. He  came west'from Ontario.in 1887. -  ' - -. ���������-������������������'��������� ~*    . -  B. C. Gooseberries. 24 pt. crates,   .  $2 50 to      3.00  Walla Walla Rhubarb, $1.75 to   2.00  B. C.   Rhubarb      2.0.0  Local  Rhubarb, per lb..        .04  Ripe Tomatoes, Mississippi ...:.    3.50  B. C. H. H. Tomatoes, 4 bskt.  'crate         jj-jjP  Cucumbers,  doz      3.Q0  New Potatoes, Imported, per lb.    .07  Asparagus, Walla Walla, 10 lb.  crate  -   Spinach, Local, per lb   Potatoes, Local, per ton, $18.00  to ....:   20.00  Onions, Imported, per 100 lb. .  ���������  sacks        6.00  Crates, about 50 lbs     ���������>-^<>  Leaf Lettuce, Radish, Greeny  Onions, per doz 20  B. C. Peas, lb.    Hon. Pattullo, minister of lands,  will fly north to inspect the forestry  areas of the coast line. What a difference a'genration will make. Years  ago when the-name of Pattullo came  before the people of Oxford, he was  lucky if he could take his fast horse  to the outskirts of the canvassing  area. Perhaps next generation each  voter will be communicated with  from the candidate^ parlor, when  not only the voice will be heard but  the picture, life size, of the voter will  appear-on the parlor wall.  3.25  .08  SASKATOON  Saskatoon, Sask., June 22, 1922  There is a feeling of optimism  prevailing locally in regard to condi  tioris generally and ij: we can only  get the necessary rain, which* we  could do with now, the outlook for  the future is'favorable.  15  Monday week .1,057  were    L. C. L.  and over 600 of these were shipped  to independent houses. The retuniB  to growers will reflect the effect of  this disorganized condition. If  growers will not ship to enable sales  to be made to advantage, they must  learn to take their medicine.  ; New potatoes are beginning to  come in, as well as many varieties of  early vegetables.  Colonel Scroggie of Gordon Head  is an interested spectator of the arrivals of Island Strawberries in Calgary this week.  Arrivals of Strawberries in Cars  to date���������14 from Haney; 4 from  Hatzic; 7 from Victoria   and 3 from  SWIFT   CURRENT  New Westminster.  Governor Wood,  Ox  Heart    and  HOUSE OP COMMONS MOVES  ADOPTION OP CROW REPORT  OTTAWA, June 26.���������The railway  rates reduction and the suspension of  the Crow's Nest Pass .agreement engaged the attention of the House of  Commons after routine proceedings  this afternoon. Hon. A. K. MacLean  chairman of the special house committee, who opened discussion moved  that the report of the committee be  adoped. ��������� This report recommends  that the Crow's Nest Pass agreement  be further suspended with a proviso  that the Crow 'rates on grain and on  flour come into force next month.  The general question of railway.rates  is referred by the report to the railway commission. The report also  contains a proviso "that the Crow  agreement may he suspended for a  second year at the option of the government.  The reductions on basic commodities which were offered by the railways in addition to the 20 per cent  cut on grain rates are not specifically  included in. the.report of the special  committee, but that whole question  is referred to the railway commission.  The same is t'rue of ��������� the reduction  which the railways offered in grain  rates westbound to the Pacific  ports. ^^^  The shakes and jars of life send  on������ man up and another down. Our  calibre���������the size of soul and breadth  of vision���������determines the course we  are to travel.  Swift Current,. Sask., June 21st,1922  Fruit business in this market hag  been very good for the last month,  market keeps fairly bare at all times.  B. C. berries are?now rolling in quite  freely.  THE MAN IN THE MOON SAYS: ���������  WHAT is so rare as a June bug.-  ALSO what is so rare as a serious  Mason?.  What is a jag? Ask any old timer.  Horribly   Mean  The Winnipeg Free Press humorist says that'*at a boarding house in  Winnipeg of course, there are two  children, a boy.and a girl. The boy  is the livingi;photograph of his father  and the girl is the very phonograph  of her mother.  SOME of the , visiting Masons  brought their wives and other's came  for-a holiday, at least so Jinks says,  and he ought to know. -      m  "AH, it's a grand lodge meeting!  declared a delegate, "a grand meeting. YesTU'take just one more."  A Masonic visitor in talking to a  citizen this morning on Second  Avenue asked if Prince Rupert owned a hospital. Pointing to a well  known paint store opposite he replied  "Just step inside-over there and tell  the proprietor that Prince Rupert  is nod������������������good and you'll see the  hospital in five minutes."  "Are you: a Mason?" asked a smiling lady of a gentleman sitting opposite to her in the restaurant. "No  Madam" replied he, "I'm a plumber."  ���������The Prince Rupert Daily News.  Abbotsford  -:\ SATURDAY, JULY.V1922-       "  "THE WOMAN-GOD CHANGED"'  f,_- " > ' " I I  ' " .A' Cosmopolitan   Production  This picture had a three weeks run in Vancouver and Bellingham to crowded houses.  . WEDNESDAY, JULY 5th, 1922   ^        -  "KENTUCK1AN," featuring MONTE BLUE  A fifed story full of action and thrills.  Our prices will be 35 and 15^ except   for .big  productions.       Come   and   support    our    own  country.  MONDAY���������Crochet Cotton, 120 a ball.  TUESDAY���������Buttons, 3 cards for 250.  WEDNESDAY���������Berry Pickers' Hats���������Big value for 300.  THURSDAY���������Bias Seam Tape���������Good range of colors, 150.  FRIDAY���������Mouse Dresses���������Reg. from $1.25 to $1.65 for. $1 to fl.25  SATURDAY���������Children's Rompers���������4 & 6 yrs., peg. $1.35 for $1.15.  PHILLIPS'  DO YOU WANT TO ENJOY  If so, use a hammock made and sold by J.  Downey; also babies' safety swings, sweet pea  netting made to order.  All Material Imported  Shopping and Hand Bags  All articles reduced in price.  :������������������      J. DOWNEY:  Abbotsford; KC.  :.V. ��������� ft  ft*  i j- -f  h  _B������ffltM__am_i_M____M__g_l  a������^jm^WU^^MMIl',mA/JMiiiW

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