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 I?  R  I  *"������ "'���������> "./."���������' >-'  li.-,  *  I  v?  If1.  i  \  ii  r. .���������'���������'.'''  'A  -'V?   '���������''  -\K  ...������������������-. ���������������.. .M^tnnt...-..Ji^L iiinng-.Miur'_  i&l  i    i  which is incorporated  "The Huntingdon Star"  3vrr.T~^c������vrrtr^  ,<*��������� ������������������+*������* >������i>  ��������� luti -��������� ���������s,7CKurzrr, ~  ���������4*: ���������������������������arTT'^^.tfAfrtMan'waiiinaajEC  Vol. XXVI... No. 8.  Abbolsford, 13: C:,-I:>iday, .hme<29, 1923.  $1.00 Per Annum,  '. L..."1.'!*!1'.'.1..   I'..  .M  TfT  >;-, ������������������  "What Kind of Cooked Meats  have you?" paid one of.our smiling customers:  Venison Beef, Fresh Roast Glover Cured Pork,  Brawn. Lunch Meat, Corned Beef, Llam Bologna and Si 1 -  vorsido Roast. f  She .bought "Silverside Roast" and went away pleased.  THE PIONEER STORE  R. DesMAZES  Phoiie  I(>  AIJilOTSFORD AND WHATCOM  HO   A I)  -    ; Fanners 1912  Conservative Majority  In   Ontario   is   39  I HAPPILY WEDDED  MOKKOW-WATERS  Maggie  Drum-  Marry  equal.  ".Summary of, Initial Count  Conservatives   '. 1Z  United   banners 17  Liberals,  ". 14  Labor  ..' ;     1  independent    1  Total  Ill  TORONTO, June-26.���������The lieutenant-governor of ' Ontario this afternoon formally invited Hon. <T.  Howard Ferguson, leader of- the.  Conservative party, which was swept  into power by a huge majority in  the elections "yesterday, to form tho  next government  of  the province.  Th'is action was' taken.after Premier E. C. Drury, following a meeting of the cabinet, bad tendered his  resignation to the lieutenant governor to^take effect July 16.-  Foi-ecast of the New Cabinet  TORONTO, June 2 6.���������The Toronto Star has the following as the. probable Ferguson cabinet:  ���������Hon. O. H. Ferguson, premier.  ' W.   F.  Niclde,  K.   C.,       provincial  treasurer.  Col. W. H. Price, attorney-general.  Sir Adam Beck, minister without  portforlio.  lion. George S. Henry, minister of  agriculture.  Charles McCrea, minister of mines.  J. B. Cooke, minister of education.  O. F. McDiarmid,' minister of public works.  F. M. Keefer,. ..minister of lands  and   forests.  J. E. Thompson, provincial secretary.. ..... ���������  Dr. Forbes' Godfrey, . minister -of  health. * ���������.  1\I. MacBride, minister "of labor.  Speaker,   Hon.   Thomas  Crawford.  A wedding of - much interest (o  residents of Abbotsford was solemnized in Vancouver on Monday, when  Miss Faith Waters, daughter of Mr.  Waters of Vancouver, became the  bride of*"'Mr. Aubrey Morrow, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Morrow of Agassiz.  A honeymoon will be spent in  coast cities and Agassiz, after which  Mr. and Mrs. Morrow will . take up  residence' in Abbotsford. '.'  PUPILS HOLD CLOSING  EVENTS BEFORE HOLIDAYS  ' Several appropriate ^school' closirg  affairs have been held at the Ab-  bbotsford school during the week:  On- Thursday afternoon the pupils  of Miss Evans, Miss Archibald, Miss  McPhee and Miss Mutrie joined together and held a picnic which was  greatly enjoyed. Refreshments an'l  ice cream ������were served by the teachers.  SOCIETY WILL HOLD  ANNUAL     PTCNIC  CAMPING SITE  FOB  TOURISTS  AT liAKE  Sign posts have been placed along  the route from the Agassiz-Rosedale  ferry lauding to Harrison., Hoc  Springs by the B. C. Auto Association.        , ���������  Tourists wil now have no difficulty in finding their way to and from  this famous Fraser Valley beauty  spot. ,'--���������   . ���������"'.    '  The sign < posts,       which are very  conspicuous,    being    yellow,       with'  black     lettering,     were     personal!)'  planted by Mr.    Sigmore      and . Mr,,  Booth.  An excellent camping site has been  obtained at the hot . springs and  cooking and other conveniences are  being arranged for.  Good hotel and garage service are  to be found in Agassiz, both being  supplied with maps.  Maps and information can also be  obtained at the local hardware store  at Agassiz.  Arrangements are completed for  the holding of the annual picnic of  the Abbotsford St. Andrews and Caledonian Society, which will take place  at the grounds of R. McCrimmon, on  the lower Sumas Road, on Monday,  July 2nd.  A real good programme has been  arranged, and in the evening a dance  will be held, in the Masonic Hall, Abbotsford.  APPROPRIATION FOR  ���������  NICOMEN   ISLAND  It -is announced "that $15,000,000  will be spent for public works during  the coming year by the federal-government. Among the list $45,000 is  noticed for Nicomen Island protection work. This sounds good so long  as the money is not already spent.  The Co-operative Growers of  B. C. has purchased the Broder Company jam plant, and intend starting  in to make jam this season. A suitable building in New Westminster  will.be secured, probably this week,  in which.to carry on operations. New  Westminster--Is chosen on account of  its excellent shipping facilities.  SEATTLE     TELEGRAM  SEATTLE, June 21.���������The peak  of the strawberry season is passing.  Canners are getting the unplaced  supplies' at six cents, while the association are barreling their surplus  for speculation. Clark Seedling are  very scarce. Marshall; are one-  thirty-five to forty. Magoons dragging. Practically no carlots rolling  local districts supplying own berries.  Raspberries are in and bringing three  dollars to jobbers-. English gooseb .-r-  ries cleaning up, common stock dragging at five cents. First Kennewick  new ptatoes due tomorrow at four  cents.  The fruitgrowers are complaining  because of lack of pickers. An office is open in Vancouver and Calgary under the management of the  F. and M. Exchange. An abundance  of pickers could be secured from  Calgary if cheap railway rates Were  given. Cheap rates are given for  harvest lands to the prairie, why not  cheap rates from prairie to B. C.  during the fruit season? Should  work both ways on C.P.R.  ���������The moving picture to be held in  the theatre next Wednesday evening  will be in aid of the Orange Hali  building fund. The Lodge has taken  the'evening over, and tickets are now  on sale for the occasion, which promises to be largely attended.  Several cars were in difficulty on  the Vedder Road on Wednesday, and  in some cases it took hours for them  to be extricated. /  Mr. and Mrs. George Hart spent  the week-end in New Westminster as  the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hart, St.  MT. LEHMAN  For the year's   work-in    the Den  n'ison   High  School-the following pu  pils held first rank -in    their rospe':-  1.1 vo classes:     Malrloullation,  Donaldson;   advanced  junior,  moiid   Oswald;     preliminary,  Dennison and    Add is    Lewis  IMipils of rill years'fire    writing    tin  departmental-      pxnuiinatioins     th\s  week.  A well filled hall.greeted the Community  Club  on June   15,  when   tlm  laughable  three act,comedy entitled  "A   Family Affair"   -was    presented.  From the moment the , curtain lifted  until 'it dropped at ..-the, close of    the  final scene the    audience    was kept  in  laughing suspense,as    the family  matters became more and more.tangled.     ISach one of the caste portray  ed   the   allotted   parts   excellently���������  Mr.   D. McAskill as    Dan    Gillespie;  Miss    Stafford as    Jorkins    Jobson :  Mr. Carr as Deacon Smith; Miss' Ferguson as Sally; Miss-N. Garras Miss  Camson, and Mr; L. Marsh    as Louisiana.    Miss M. B. Carr was,director.  Between  the acts    musical numbers  were given by Miss Carr.      After refreshments dancing was indulged in  for a'few hours, music being supplied  by Miss' Carr,    piano;     Mr.-    Block",  violin, and Mrs.,0'. Fearn, mandolin  ���������'.Mr..- and   Mrs.   Anderson,     Master  George arid' Miss Jean    were guests  in the-home of Mr.    and    Mrs. J. G.  Forrester for a few- days. Mrs'. Forrester returned with'   them.-to    Vancouver, where she .met many of her  former friends when Mrs. L. Anderso.n  entertained in her honor.  - - Mr.- Gillis and Mri M. Gillis spent  t"he weelt-ren'd with'"-friends,    in ..Van  Buren,   Wash.     ''  Members and friends of the  Ladies'.Aid, Women's Institute, S.-S.  and Y.P.S. met in the Memorial haJl  on Wednesday afternoon, June 20.  to bid Mrs. Gamsby good-bye 'ere  she left on a trip to Scotland. Mrs.  Gamsby has been an active worker  in all these societies as well as in  all that is' of benefit-to'the district.  After tea had been served ��������� from  daintily set tables. Mrs. Bell, president of the Ladies' Aid, in a fe.v  well chosen words, wished the guest  of honor a pleasant voyage, happy  holiday and safe return. . She also  asked "Mrs. Fearn to present Mrs.  Gamsby a small token of esteem and  appreciation. Mrs. Fearn, president  of the W. I., on behalf of the four  societies, then handed''her the gift���������  a purse with a "silver" lining. . Mrs  Gamsby, while completely surprised,  thanked the members for their kindly words and loving present, after  which "For She's a Jolly Good Fellow"  was sung.  The Community Club held its regular monthly-meeting in the Orange  hall, Wednesday, June 20. A report of the concert and dance given  by the entertainment committee  showed that it was a success both  socially and financially. As Miss M.  Stafford was leaving the district she  tendered her resignation as secretary. The club regretfully accepted  it and appointed Mrs." O. Fearn # to  the vacant position. The club will  meet again the third Wednesday of  July.':             .'������������������'������������������" ������������������  s-������=2P:=3SKrr -"^t  LAYMEN  ATTEND  CONFERENCE  AT CmLLIWACIv  WEDNESDAY  Among the laymen from St. Matthews' Church who attended'the La.\-  men Conference in Chilliwack on  Wednesday were: Messrs. F. S.  Thorn, Mr. Hill, W.' Wilson, F. West  and P. Aitkens. Rev. A. l-f. Priest  of Abbotsford also attended. A very  interesting opening address was given by Mr. Merrix of Victoria, wlu.  spoke   on   "Christian     Stewartship."  A very .large number ��������� took part  in the conference which followed.  ��������� xuiuumi^M-ujui  HUNTINGDON'  PORT MOODY MAY  HAVE TO  SETTLE OLD SURVEY MLL  , It looks as though Port Moody will  have to dig up $ "I 9,000 to settle the  survey bill recently presented to (the  town council by.the government.  Premier Oliver calls the affair  "another legacy from the. late government," and blames the Conservatives, lie explains that the government of 1912 ordered a survey of  lands around Port; Moody, lands  which were to be incorporated in the  townsite. The work was carried on  up to 1915, when the war situation  caused a shut-down. In 1913 the  lands were included in Port Moody  Townsite, but the survey was nevei-  completed. ' All told $19,000 was  spent and. Premier Oliver says .the  ���������government has no option to collect.-  A conference ' will be held to  thresh the matter out.  Mrs.       McNab and  Gray, sister and neice  Gray,  accompanied  by  mother, are    expected  Miss Vivian  of  Mi\W.  J:  Mr. '   Gray's  on    Sunday  Mrs.  Bliss of Bellingham was the '  guest of Mrs.     Duncan    McGillivray  this week.  Mrs. M. Monroe and Miss Pearl  Vail is of New Westminster are the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. Munroe of  Vye Road.    ,  At the closing .exercises of the  Huntingdon School a basket' picnio.  was held on Tuesday afternoon which  was immensely enjoyed by the children and parents. Books which, had  been donated for prizes by the Par-  en t^ Teachers' Association were presented to the children by Mr. J. W.  Winson.  In   the  primary  class,  the  roll  of  honor for regularity and punctuality  was  won  by the youngest pupil    in  the school, little Phoebe Crawford.  PIONEER DIES IN EAST  POPLAR LOCALS  Miss Barnet of Vancouver was the  guest this week of Miss Alfred  Tracey.  Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Tracey are  moving to Aldergrove to reside.  from Calgary and    will .be .guests of,  Mr. and Mrs, Gray for several weeks.  Miss A. Gatenby and Mrs.  Godwin of Hammond visited in Abbotsford  on  Thursday.  ���������Mr. F. J. R. Whitchelo and Mr. R.  Shortreed  attended    the picnic  held,  on Thursday, at Nicomen Island,    to  celebrate   tho   successful   work   clone  on  the Nicomen Island  dyke.  Clayburn and Murrayville baseball team will play a game at Clayburn on Saturday evening, June 30.  /Word has been received here of  the recent death of Mr. Rube Thor-  burn, an old resident of this district,  who was v^ery well known. The death  took place at the home, of his  nephew in London, Ontario. Mr.,  Thorburn was sixty-seven years of  age.  Appointments' made by order-in-  council this week provide for the extending of the jurisdiction of R.  Shortreed as stipendiary magistrate of Abbotsford over the municipality of Sumas.  Mr. H. Peck has been appointed  J. P. for Abbotsford.  The Abbotsford "band will attend  the celebration at Chilliwack on July  2nd and take part. A full attendance  of the band is expected to go.  Miss Jean Alanson has returned to  her home in. Mission-City after visiting with friends'1 in town.  ��������� .j���������       i   _       r ���������  . Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar. ,  'Men's Summer Shirts; Men's Sport Shirts, New Style,  all sizes. .. ;....,,-, ���������������   ���������  Sfraw Hats, Bathing Suits,  Light, 'Underwear, etc.. to  suit nil.  Girl's "White Canvas Outing Slippers, sizes 4 to 10'Vfc,  regularly sold for $1.35.   Our Price SSC  Mr. R. Shortreed has' received confirmation of his appointment as  .head of the customs at Abbotsford,  successor to Mr. A. C. Salt, while Mr.  J. S. Bates takes charge at Huntingdon; and Mr. Blatohford is temporarily working in the- Abbotsford  office.  Mr. Frank McCallum,' who will  leave next week for California, is  helping Mr. W. J. Gray in his store  this week.,  The public and high schools are  closing this week for the summer  holidays. Examinations are being  held, and of course as usual the examiners had to make the papers extra hard.  Pearline, large pkg.  ..���������.   Salmon, large can, l's   Salmon, large can, J/2's ���������   Sardines in pure olive oil, 2 for .  Corned Beef in l's, a tin . . .   35<?  ....l5e  ....25*  ....25*  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  )MmmmwiimmMmmmmimmm������mmmmiiMlmmm  emmMftwam^ ^flBfSmBffla^ffiffffi^^  V"r"'v..'" ���������-  "7  FAGS T'WO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ���������M*T������M^-. tf\ ^-���������  ^cdtiw*^-! txiiw  i ���������*'iiin1in-..riiiw hm���������>.  Uifalri^yurtLirtt "UJ^Al ������������������ <fafaXA**H  "m* ff-win1'- '- --"-������* i-i  iJNUm  ;TJ5LE ABBOTSFORD POST,  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor,  -"���������*TV^^Pf*"  znxarazanc:  FRIDAY,   JUNE   29',    1923.  aex  The Ontario election results should  make the people of this province wh<  are -thinking of affiliating with a  third party, do some thinking, before  they act. No government anywhere  ever started out with such a boost as  did the farmer party,of Ontario, i.i  1919. Everything came their way,  and., the prospects- did really look  bright when Premier Drury took the  reins of power.  It is not for us at this distance to  say, exactly what caused the defeat  of the Farmer government, but we  caH all read.- We can gather from  between the lines that the government of the ' country was in the  hands, of the inexperienced men, or  men who had no real idea of how  public affairs could be conducted economically for the people. The liquor question may and may not have  entered the question, if it did Unpeople of Ontario have really changed their mind. It looks as though  the, followers of the - Drury government at the last election had divided  off into Liberal amd Conservative*  again���������and Ontario has been looked  upon  as  Conservative.  The results in Ontario will be a  good criterion to go by when the  next provincial election conies up.  and will probably do more to make  the voter decide which it shall be���������  Liberal or Conservative���������but not any  third party.  in a province like British Columbia  is a costly, performance. H" there is  an overwhelming demand on t-.ia  part of public opinion to make tin?  Provincial 'Government's     monopoly  iirtight,     th j  a'   plebiscite.  to  by  the  peo-  One thing can be said much to  the credit of the Farmer Government of Ontario, and that is they  know when they are beaten at the  polls. ��������� Premier Drury has already  called upon the lieutenant-governor  asking that he be relieved of office  end has recommended his successor.  .Another thing the new premier  has a fairly well defined plan for action, on short notice, for victory must  have come as quite a surprise to him.  Premier Oliver has' a real problem  on his hands, if he wishes to make  the Doukhobors obey the laws of  the province. Since these people  hare been in the province they have  defied all law except their own. It is  time to make them do what, true citizens of the province are willing to  do; or that they should suffer the  consequences. All citizens" will wish  our premier success in carrying out  his plans in this respect; and if he  makes a mistake will deal gently  with him.  of  the  liquor   traffic  expense     incidental   to  will, not  be objected  pie. ���������  '    One of the  gravest    dangers ������ in-  monopoiy in a Government's airtight  monopoly of the liquor    business has  been  drawn  attention  to  by  Senator  Taylor  of  New     Westminster.       He  points out thai   the    legislation     designed to put a period to private importation  would,  if adopted,  "cre;ue  a number of   mushroom     distilleries  in  British  Columbia and provide au  immense    corruption    fund."       It i\>  idle to deny the    possibility of th'?,  no matter      what      protestations of  pure-hearted   innocence   our   legislators might make.  In  the Senate debate on the Bill to amend the Canada  Temperance  Act,  the  same  old   per  ennial discussion on what the people  of this Province meant by    their decision  in  favor of Moderation       was  again   aired.        Senator ��������� Barnard,   of  Victoria said they did    not mean <o  deprive themselves of the right;     to  private   importation.   As   to   whether  they did or did not, we are unaware,  but what we   know  is that  the  people did not in (end to put    into     Lie  hands of tlie'Government any authority, or inclination, or    temptation,  to use the contol of    liquor    for tho.  purposes of    creating a    party campaign fund.  The possibilities of thio  are to be depreciated in every way.  It is now a matter for the Prov'.n  cial Legislature to    decide    if    fhero  will be a plebiscite .on  the right of  private importation of liquor.    There  is no real need for such a plebiscite  before a general election is held.    Li  conjunction   with   a  general   election  the expense involved would be greatly    lessened    as      compared      with  what would be      incurred    were    a  plebiscite held at another time.    The  fact is that a plebiscite would probably cost the people of    British Columbia $100,000 if    held, at any time  other than when a    general election  was in  progress.      The    Legislature  1 will decide if it believes the people  should  be involved  in such  expens-j  at this time.       The state of    public  opinion  in  the     Dominion    on     this  whole  question   of  further     prohibitory  legislation   of any  character  is  distinctly one    of    unrest.      Governments are    showing a    tendency  to  exhaust the. patience of the people by  harassing legislation  and sumptuary  laws  which' are  proving    disturbing  factors in the social, economic    and  political life of the nation.���������Victoria  Colonist.  We are again in the midst of a.  fruit season with very little better  prospects that the man on the soil  will get the treatment that he should.  The difficulties' that confront the  fruit grower *nd farmer are many,  indeed are such that it does noc  make it an 'alluring occupation for  any young man to follow. We spend  thousands of dollars to make life  easy for the manufacturer, but how  many dollars to enable the farmer to  market his crop profitably? We build  roads to mines; we assist them in  various other ways, but the poor  farmer, who raises what we have tc  live on, has to make shift for himself.  At the price that some of the fruit  is being sold this year' again shows  that there is still something wrong  somewhere. The farmer should be  assisted in every possible way to  make his business profitable. It  will he a great day    when the fruit  BULLETIN       CIRCULATION  It may be of interest to our readers to know how and where our  Bulletin circulates. The following  tables will show:  Royal   Oak,  "117;     Duncan,     27;  Turgoose, 19;  Cobble Hill, 10;    Na-  naimo, G; Sidney, 5;    Victoria, 102;  Vancouver City,  55;   New  Westminster, 22;  Ganges, 8;     Steveston,  17;  Ladner,  28;   Cloverdale,  18;     Burn-  aby Lake, 40; Hammond, 44; 1-Iahey,  12;   Mission,   35;   Hatzic,  29;   Chilliwack, 30; Sardis, 15;  Walachin, 20;  Kamloops, 38;   Sorrente,  12;  Salmon  Arm, 14 5; ' Revelstoke,    11;    Armstrong, 33; Vernon, 180; Canoe, 19;  Oyaina, 31;    Notch    Hill, 7;    Blind  Bay, 9; Maga Bay, 6; Eagle Bay, 6;  Okanagan Mission, 18; Rutland,. 35;  Glenmore, 18;  Okanagan Centre, 21"  E. Kelowa, 11 ; Kelowna,14G; Peach-  land, 44;    West.    Summerland,    6i>;  Naramata, 53;  Keremoes, 39;  Caws-  ton,  14;  Robson, 17;'    Summerland,  162;   Westhank,   19;     Kaladen,     ������\  Penticton,   159;   Burton,   26;   Grand  Forks, 63; Nakusp, 23; New Denver,  17;  Renata, 14;    East Arrow    Park  G;     Farquiers,     10;     Needles,     14;  South  Slocan,   14;   Perry  Siding,   8:  Nelson,  48;     Harrop,   22;   Crawford  Bay, 19;    Queen's    Bay,    14;    Gray  Creek, 10; Kaslo, 12;  Boswell,    10;  Balfour, 7;  Proctor, 7;  Wynndel,  S;  Creston,   38;    Erickson,   16;     Apple  Bale, 1.2;  Terrace,  42;   Calgary,  36:  Winnipeg,  38;   Victoria Distribution,  grower gets a helping hand from as  many sources and as easily as Gump 28; Vancouver Island Misc., 25; Van-  gets his $500 every.day. couvor Distribution, 44; North Coast  points, 18; Cal-Van Mainland Distribution, 87; Arrow Lakes Misc.,  19; Okanagan Misc., 32; Nelson-  Midway Misc., 25; Kootenay Lakes,  Misc., 9; Kootenay Misc., 14; B."C.  Misc., 18; B.'C. Newspapers, 32; Alberta Misc., 46; Saskatchewan Misc.,  52; Manitoba Misc., 8; Ontario and  Quebec Misc,. 44; U.S.A. Mail, 3S;  British  Mail,   120.  The Senate has chosen the logical  course in dealing with the attempt  to put an end to the right of the private importation of liquor into Provinces where Government Control  laws are in force. It is a question  for the people to decide. The whole  isani of Prohibition, in any shape  or fojjn, has been thrown into the  melting pot of a fluctuating public  opinion, and there it seems destined  to remain, chopping and changing  with the years. Since the prinieiple  has been laid down that in Canada  each Province shall decide for itself  on the issue Of Prohibition, that principle if it is sto be observed in its entirety, involves a plebiscite on any  such radical course as departure from  a right laid down in the British North  America Act.    It is true a plebiscite  bor and mi:i<---: ������.��������� ���������     . <.      .....    ��������� i from  our shuc Of ;.^__Lii. . j';;iji Ui������s point  of view of lire,damage we may omit  consideration of mines. Thus, if we  allow the ravages of forest conflagrations to continue at the present  pace, it is only a question of a relatively few years until we force from  our northern areas the great body  of population and all municipalities  subsisting on forest manufactures.    -  I regard the forest not as a mass  of trees but as the raw material of,  industrial expansion and of prolific  employment, and as the mainstay of  cui" thousands "of municipalities de-  pedent on wood-using industries. It-  is much more intelligent to discern in  ii, 'hush fire' the destruction of a  multitude of pay envelopes. It drives  the plain facts home when- Ave visualize every human-caused forest fire  as a blow to our national well-being  that will require three quarters of a  century  to repair.  As the situation is now, Canada  should gain enormously from- the  simple fact of possessing great spruce  areas with excellent water powers to  make utilization effective and relatively cheap. To the south we have  a partially deforested nation, exhibiting an insatiable demand for the  products of a spruce forest, chiefly  newsprint paper. Even as England's  coal served to enrich her during the  last century or more, so Canada's  spruce siud pine forests should be  taken as representing a commercial  counter almost unmatched by anything else we possess except agricultural land.  Are we to tolerate a condition  where, with every forest area on a  rising market, our own citizens with  a false notion of personal licence,  shall continue to start four thousand  forest fires a year, killing the very  resources from which the industrial  workers' of Canada stand to profit  most? I believe, the provincial governments could well afford to spend  on forest fire prevention every dollar of their forest revenues up to a  point where the forest, .capital  ceases to show an annual depletion.  If even one-half of the millions of  forest taxation . were spent on the  most modern systems of forest protee  tion we would rapidly diminish our  shocking annual losses of timber and  go far toward placing the timber  resources on a business-like basis.  SCALY LEGS  ���������THE INCREASING VALUE- .   .'  OF YOUR. 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  number of people.   , This applies to different parts of the  province. .  I[t n eans to the business man 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 nifty be reached at a moment's notice. The conversation is direct, the reply instant.  Don't overlook the cheaper night rates. Between  7 p. rn. i iid .v-. a. m., you get three times the day period at  the same price.  Britisfi Columbia Telephone Company  oncermng  nntin  When you order printing you buy something  more than paper and ink.  The best advertising talk in  vulgar and commonplace if  distinction.  the world looks  printed    without  STYLE in printing is an art.  it just anywJiere.  You cannot buy  ��������� Scaly legs is a disease quite common among fowls, and is one worthy  of  the   poultry man's   consideration.  With it there is- noticed in the  front, unfeathered portions of the  legs, or upon the toes, elevated scales  having a roughened, enlarged, appearance, or uneven greyish, rough  crusts. This is caused by a very  small parastic mite which penetrates  between the scales', producing an irritation and resulting in the formation of serum, which dries, ac  cumulates and pushes out the scales  The spread over the legs is very'  slow, both legs generally being affected. Later lameness may be noticed, perhaps the dropping off of  parts of the toes, the hen stops laying, becomes thin in flesh, and  through loss in vitality, is a more  easy prey to other diseases, and  death may occur.  This condition is easily transmitted by contact, and any new birds  should be examined before being introduced  to the flock.  There is no excuse for allowing  this condition to exist, a ���������poultry-  expert says, for it is easily remedied  by the application of a home made  ointment' composed of half a cup of  lard with a tablespoon of kerosene -  well mixed. This should be i;ubbed  into the parts affected, and worked  well under the scales. ' The treatment should be repeated about once  a week for a period of three weeks.  oncermn  rintim  The cost of printing depends upon something  more than the profit which the printer puts upon  Much depends upon-his plant, "his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the best printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate ������rom us.  J. A. BATES, The Printer  J  HANSON  WIRES  ABJECT  APOLOGY  OTTAWA, June 23.���������Speaker Bos-  tock, in the Senate recently, read  the following message from Hon. A.  M. Manson, attorney-general of  British Columbia:  "Please assure the honorable body  over which you preside that my letter of January to the late solicitor  general, Avhich was intended as a  personal communication, was not intended to cast an imputation or re  flection on the Senate or upon the  Parliament of Canada. If the language used can by any possible construction carry such , a reflection, I  regret it. It was not so intended and  so far as language used can by any  construction reflect on the probity of  Parliament, the same is unequivocally withdrawn."  WORKING HARD TO  KEMP UP DETOURS  EXODUS OF PEOPLE  BY RUIN OF FORESTS  Tt seems self-evident that if the  plague of forest fires in Canada is  permitted to continue, the exodus oi  population from our timber growing  areas cannot very well be prevented.  We have a large percentage of Canada's habitable area unfit for farming.  Efforts' to maintain the detours  which are in use during paving operations on the Pacific Highway con-  tiue to be put forth by Surrey municipality. At the present time, the  municipal eauipment, assisted by additional machinery from the provincial government, is engaged in gravelling the Coast Meridian - road  south of the new McLellan to thev  international boundary. Gravel for  this work is being taken from the  pit on the Johnston road. In the upkeep of the Meridian road during the  time the Highway is closed, the  provincial   authorities   promised   as  Hub Square  the machinery is being loaned as a  part of this agreement, the cost of  operation to be deducted from the  grant. With the completion of this  work, it is expected that a certain  amount of repairs will be carried out  on "the new McMillan.  At the present time both of the  detours which are in use this year,  the Hall's Prairie and the Coast  Meridian, are in reasonably fair condition, and while they are by no  means perfect they are a'distinct improvement over those in use in previous years. It is expected that as  soon as the gravelling is completed, these two roads with comparatively little work can be kept up until the pavement is opened in September. The Johnston road, although, it is not a detour, it is in  poor shape and a certain amount of  unfavorable comment on its' condition has been heard. This road,  however, will probably be improved  as soon as the machinery completes  the work on the detours, which  work  is  considered  more necessary.  Mission City, B.C.  Alex.: S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8601 P. O. Box 60  MISSION CITY, B. C.  HEALTH MOTTOES  That percentage  must produce  tim-jsistance to the value of    $1000 and  Michigan   Health     Bulletin  Indoor  workers  need  outdoor   air���������  this is for housewives as well as  for office workers.  Let your daily    bread    be    graham  bread.  Heads up!  Spare the milk and spoil the muscle.  Look before you sleep���������for an open  window.  A balanced meal    makes a balanced  mind.  Less meat, more milk.  Let your bath be a    habit,    not an  GVBIlt. .     -  .  Walk a mile for���������well,    just for   a  walk.  Obey that impulse���������get a    drink of  water.  Paint your cheeks from the inside.  Milk���������just a real good food.  Wm,   Atkinson  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Fpaser Valley. Am familar  with the different breeds c of live  stock and their values.  Address  Box 34  jss  all communications  Chilliwack, B. C*  to  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT' FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  1 s  K  ft  [!*���������  1  1  si  [j.'!  S'i'  IK  II;  5  ^ftww^yt^jtrgs  C������<<Vifi������CTA'!>< -*��������� V*  *ntomam  THE ABBOTSFORD' POST  '  A. R. GOSLING  WHEN YOU WANT  House and  Sign Painting  and  General  House .Repairs  Phone-34X - p.  ABBOTSFORD,  B.  0.  G.  Box 31  A. E. HUMPHREY  B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  Aoom   0   Hurt   Block,   Chilliwack  Box    ������XZ. CHILLIWACK  rwood  urrani  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPJCN"   KVItillY   FDIDAY  AllllOTSKOKI),   11.   O.  ALAN M. BROKOVSK!  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auclion Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Specials  -   P. 0. Bo:: 94  AGASSIZ  FOAMS  OF  B.C.  BRANCH  A.  ASSOCIATION  At a    -well-attended      meeting at  Agassiz    Wednesday    night    last, a  local branch of the B.C. Auto.Association was formed, Mr. John R. Sig-  more, manager ��������� of the    association,  1 and Mr.  A. Booth,    manager of the  New  Westminster  branch,   were     in  attendance.    Mr.    Booth    has    been  hard at work here,. during the past  month getting..car owners interested  in the movement. Wednesday evening  Mr.  Sigmore  detailed - the objects of  and the benefits to be derived from  the association.      He spoke- further  on the    advisability    of    forming a  local  branch. The motion     was carried without one dissenting vote. The  following officers were elected:    Mr.  W.  H~    Hicks,      superintendent    of  Agassiz  Experimental     Farm,  president; Mr. Hugh Ramon t of the Harrison  Lake  Shingle    Co.,  vice-president; Mr. A. S.    Nichol;    Mr. F.    T.  Baker, Mr. G. H. Smith and Mr.  C.  J. Inkman, directors;  Mr. F. C. Ink-  man, secretary.  Tho appointment of chairman for  the various committees concluded  the business of the evening.  Says Premier is  Rip Van/Winkle  GRAND FORKS,    June 25.���������Suggesting that    Premier John    Olive;'  must have been suffering from sleeping-sickness or loss of memory in  waiting sixteen years before waking  up to the freight rates or bettei  terms issue and waiting nearly ten  years to. discover that the Douklio-  hcrs have .been evading the laws of  Ihe nrovince, Mr. W. J. Bowser was  loudly applauded by an audience of  3 00 people in the Empress Theatre  ].-.-������ Thursday night.  o reviewed the    steps    different-,  government    of     British     Columbia  since 1901 had taken in the    matter  of  freight rates, and  declared  when  Sir Richard  Mc Bride sought the approval of the Legislature in J!)07 to  his seel:ing  redress in  Loiuh'-n.    Mr  Oliver had    seconded an amendment  which depreciated efforts to get hef-  'ter terms at Ottawa, and that in' I!������I U  Mr. VV. A. Macdonald,  ��������� now    Justice  Masdonald, had gone to    Ottawa   on  behalf of the government in the matter of freight rates.      The fight was  allowed  to drop only when  the war  came on. Mr. Bowser also noted that  although  the , Doukhobors have been  evading the laws for ten years', Premier Oliver had'just, wakenod up to  the fact when in    Grand    Tories last  week.  "1   would     continue  the  Mother's  Pension Act, but would see that it is  fairly administered.  It is  legislation  first brought in by the Conservatives,  and 1 would eliminate labor bureaus  which were not    functioning,"    said  Mr. Bowser,  in    answering    queries  propounded   by Mr.   Oliver.    To  the  (|iiery of how to retrench Mr. Bowser  said he would decrease    cost by getting the maximum of service with a  minimum   cost,    would   handle  government work, as a successful business man would handle his    business  by cutting down    the    overhead and  reducing expenditures. ��������� He would "e-  liminate  half  the government officials and motor cars that are touring  the country to no purpose or in duplication of work, would    get    more  people, on the land, encourage greater production,    and    restore    confidence in  investors.  He urged Bonar  Tow's slogan    of    "tranauility    and  stability" as' being what British Columbia wanted or that of Lord RotU-  mere,  the  "stern   cfoe  of  squander-  mania and    craze for new    legislation."  "The time has come for'serious  thinking," he declared! "The Oliver  government must stand on its record, and he doubted if as good results were being obtained to day at a  cost of nineteen millions as were obtained at a eosfof six millions by the  Bowser government. The present  government had spent $133,000,000  in less than seven years', and what  .was there to show for it?  Mr. J. W. Jones, member for South.  Okanagan, discussed the finances of  the province and the heavy losses' incurred by the soldier settlements.  Messrs. Bowser and Jones attended a smoker at Greenwood on Wednesday evening and left in the morning over the new highway link for  Rossland.  ViiNNiPKG  WINNIPEG, June 23.���������Some very  nice. Mapie Rid^e straps were displayed in che ciore windows Wednesday'morning for l-3vl a pint retail.  Wholesale pricey:  D. C Straw berries, 24 pts ?3.00  Imported  Peaches, Triumph, .  "   $2.25   to    .-. ...". $2.50  Plums,   Climax.   Iragedy,   Formosa,   imported,   $3, to    $3.v>0  Cherries.   Lambert and   Royal  Ann, 14 lb., imporied, $4 to  $4.r.O  24  lb.- hskt.  Gooseberries',  ,     $2.50 to  :....  I Tutuacoos, f>: (_'., J-l.  i     crate      | Tomaices.  jCabbage.  I Onions, "N  Potatoes,  il.  11.  Apples, Astrachan, imported ���������  Cantaloupes,' Hats',   imported  $2.75   to    :   Tomatoes, Texas, 0  rornatoen,' "M'us, ���������!  $3.75   to      New Potatoes, cwt,  $5.00   to      Old Potatoes, per cwt.; SO^f  Ca receipts from J 3th to  ...$4.r,u  ...$3.00  a $1).!j0  per   ton   .  Potatoes, ID.  Local, H  Walla  Walla,  e\v Zealand, lb.  B. C��������� gade A &   $2.90  4  hskt.   p i.;������!  per lb. ..35.-  lb ''x,  ~*fT1T? THREE  MAIITCRT  PROSPECTS  C,  C, New, per lb.   ,<?.  .$35.00   G?  SWIFT     CURRENT  I FT '   CUR-RENT,   ' Juno   23.���������  find vegetables market for this  rather    brisk,    especially  , in  bskt. craU  jukt. crates,   $4.00  imported,   $5.50  to ..���������:;'o^  20th:  B.  C. strawberries, 1 green vegetables.  Imported: 2 potatoes, 4 ���������deciduoe.-'  fruit, 8 tomatoes, 3 strawberries, 1  cherries, .1. cantaloupes. Local:  throe potatoes.  Retail   Prices���������  Cherries', lb., 30<f to  35v;  Apples, Astrikans, 2  lbs.,  25^:  Peaches and.,Plums, doz 85?  IJ. C. Strawberries, pint  15;*  New Potatoes, 3 lbs 25<*'  Local Root Vegetables, lb IJ 1-2 i  Svv  Pruit  week,  fruit.  Cars   B  also     L.C L,  Krccn  veget  for the last  contion   of  C. berries    rolling freely,  shipments.      Imported  ���������Mo  trade has  fallen off  (en days,    with    the ex-  tomatoes.  very  . Car' finivfils, Swift Current, from  June 11th to June 20th: One car  California Vegtables; one car Bananas; one car Watermelons; L.C.L.  shipments; 75 B. C. Rhubarb; 50 13.  C. Strawberries; 75 hothouse Tomatoes from Vancouver.  CALGARY  June  CAR    AII RIVALS  M-th' to 20th  WRICK   JN   CALGARY,  ins ,been  - Rained  Thurs-  Most of Farms  Represent $5\  REG IN A  REGTNA, June 2-3.���������The wholesale market is inclined to be dull.  American strawberries have been  cleaned up arid B. C. berries arriving  for the most part in very poor condition, prices have dropped considerably and many crates have been jobbed at a price around $1.25 per crate.  Vancouver Island berries have arrived in very fair condition and are  finding a steady demand at $3.00. A  car of B. C. Hothouse tomatoes arrived in excellent condition and was  sold very quickly. B. C. rhubarb  in very little demand, plenty of local  grown.  Car arrivals, June 14th to 20th���������  Strawberries, ���������B.'.C. 4; Wash. 1; Oregon 1. Tomatoes, B. C. HotHouse 1;  Miss. 3. Deciduous Fruits, Cal. 2;  Mixed Vegetables, Wash. 1; Cal. 1.  ConstSpatJon'sRsmedy  must come from nature. Celery  King ia a mixture of medicinal  herb's and roots that rids the system of impurities in a gentle,  natural way. An old and well tried  remedy���������80c and 60c packages.  A Salesman's Cough  irritates his,customers���������and makes  him inefficient and. miserable.  Shiloh is the ideal remedy���������it is  not a bulky cough mixture  but a special formula proven successful for many years. A few  dropsjbrings immediate'' relief.  30c, 60c and $1.20. All druggists.  Of the 65 farms included in the  poultry survey recently conducted  by the University, of British Columbia, in conjunction with the provincial department of. agriculture, no  less than 23<iirepresented an investment of between'$4000 and $600. or  an average of $4,967.69. A total or  12 had an investment of oyer $12,-  000 or an average of $16,289.48 and  nine were between $,6000 and $.8000,  an average of $6,600.89. Of the remainder, seven had an investment of  less than $4000, eight were between  $8000 and $10,000 and six were between  $10,000 and  $12,000.  The reason given for the popularity of the group most largely represented, that between $4000 and $6000  cannot be definitely determined from  the data obtained, but two considerations may be stated as a probable  explanation. These are first a farm  capitalized at approximately $5000  is within the reach of the man of  comparatively moderate means; and  second, many of the farms in this  group are in the process of development and are in this group only temporarily.  It was found that the average  area of the 65 farms included in the  survey was 13.6 acres. The estimated  average value of the land and buildings was $443.84 per acre, 52 per  cent, of which was in buildings' and  48 per cent, in land, the actual value  of the land averaging $213.04 per  acre. The poultrymen's dwelling  represented an average investment of  $15000, or 25 per cent, of the total  amount invested in land and buildings..  Weather  for  the week  rather cool and mostly wet.  ������������������  Wednesday afternoon, all day  day and still raining Friday.  Business is improving with collections a little easier.  A bumper crop is' expected all over  the prairies, at least equal to the big  crop of 1915.  B. C. is shipping in x- strawberries  at the rate of eight cars daily. Owing  to the slow retail. trade prevailing at  the movement had to be stimulate!.,  by a very low price, so far they are  cleaning up daily. - '  The first B. C. Bing cherries came  from the orchard of R. H. Plaskett,  and sold wholesale at $4.00 a crate.  They were rather small in size and  slack pack. This market is at present supplied with California, Washington and Oregon cherries in faced  lugs.  Gooseberries are again plentiful.  "New potatoes from B. C. are beginning, to arrive and as usual the  late districts are shipping very immature stock, which has a bad effect  on the spuds shipped from the coast.  - Hothouse tomatoes and cukes are  moving free|y at fair prices. Local  market'bringing in head lettuce and  other vegetables by express ; from  Walla, Walla.  Calgary  Wholesale   Prices���������.  Strawberries, B. C, best, cr. ....$3.00  Strawberries, B. C, jobber, cr. $2.50  Cherries, Wash., Bings, peach  box  ;.:.$4.75  Plums', Cal., 4 bskt. cr. $3.50  Apricots, Cal.,. Royal, 4 bskt.  crate     ' $3.50  Peaches, Cal., Alexandra  $2.50  Cherries, B. C., Royal Ann,  4 bskt : $3.00  Cantaloupes,  Standards  $9.00  Rhubarb, B. C., and Wash., 40  lb.   crate    $1.7-5-  Rhubarb, Local, lb 3i*  Apples, new, pear box  $3.75  B. C: 8 strawberries, divided between Calgary and EdmdMon; B. C.  1 mixed-fruit and vegetables, 1 vegetables: Alberta, 2 potatoes; California, 1 cantaloupe, 1 deciduous fruit:  Washington, 2  mixed vegetables. '���������  EDMONTON  ,. EDMONTON,' June 23.���������The berry  market here has been somewhat mixed up this week. This has undoubtedly been due to a large extent to the  L.C.L. shipments which are coming  on. Some of these shipments have  been in very poor shape and have  had to be. jobbed, and the jobbing  prices are then used as a lever to try  and get down the price of the better  berries.  Furthermore, most of the car  shipments have not been strictly first  class. 'As a matter of fact, to date  this year we do not think that the  berries have averaged up to those of  other years.  First car of California small fruit  arrived this' week and contents were  in excellent shape.      There,   are no.  outside grown tomatoes on the market this week and the trade'has been  supplied   altogether    with    the  hothouse stock. ��������� There are large quantities of local green onions, radishes,  lettuce, spinach, etc.; coming on    at  the present time. There is also a considerable  quantity of    local rhubarb  offering.    The potatoe business , has  been very dull lately.  The strawberry market is all shot  '���������o pieces. Saskatchewan was' first  '.o break. The B. C. berry season  had scarcely, started when berries  - omiuenced to back up.  Manitoba   imported     considerable  -nenc:m  borries    at :\     lower pric-j  -ban was quoted by    brokers'   handing  B.  C.'s all  last  week,  but    to-  "lay  Winnipeg arid all  prairie towns  ;re full of B. C. berries.    They   are  oiling in on an      average    of eight  lars per day. and    the    price to the'  jobber is $2.50.   '  The    jobbers   are  uislnng the sale of straws to the lim-  t, the cheap price is    helping them.  Returns to the growers will be  disappointing.  The rival brokerage houses are  doing their utmost to prevent the  price going to a lower, point.  Wo are convinced that if central  isod control had been accomplished,  the distribution would have been  fully as great and the returns at  least 50 cents per crate more to the-  growers'.  Wet Aveather and soft berries was  the prime cause of. the early break  in price.  The canners in Washington are  buying unorganized growers' berries  at 6 cents per lb., while the bulk of  the surplus owned by the organization is being processed and held for  sale when the market gets stronger.  The crop is a heavy one. Spokane  (Green Bluff growers) have 15 cai'3  to sell this year.  Creston -reports rain    for    several-  days.    Monday and every day of   the  next week they will  send'out a car '  to  the prairies. .  Salmon Arm and Okanagan will  send about a car per. day L.C.L. and  the coast shippers will likely roll a-  bout six'cars daily for the coming  week. L.C.L. shipments from , unorganized growers are heavy and are  selling at less than carlot stuff. ���������  Under these  circumstances    there  is  little hope of the    prices coming  back to $3.00    to    the    jobber    this   .  week.  Flash  wire    just    received . from  Vancouver says that berry shipments '  to the prairies' have,   fallen off fifty  per cent, during the last    two days   '  owing to low prices prevailing there.   ���������  FOOD FOR    THOUGHT  MEDICINE    HAT  MEDICINE HAT, June 23.���������Over  2 1-4 inches of rain in Medicine Hat  during past week. These rains general all over adjacent territory. Crop  prospects are excellent and many  farmers are now seeding oats for  green feed. The fall rye crop is almost a total failure, the small percentage of this crop which wintered  well is very thin owing to continued  dry weather during the early spring.-  i Local hothouse tomatoes firm at  $6.00 F.O.B. jobbers.  At present prices it might interest  the grower to know how the money  received is apportioned. ..When he  compares the 28 1-2 cents he receives  for numberone berries (leaving out  the shrinkage charges which may  blow back on him) with what the'  'box manufacturer, the Express Company and the jobber gets, he will find-  food for thought:  .   Per    Crate  Manufacturer of crates'  $  -27}������.  Picker ( with bonus)  55  ���������Labor for supervising and  packing   ".     ,15  Transportation  to  pre-cooling  plant   05  Pre-cooling, loading and bracing  car, etc -1 20  The broker-  09  Overhead  control  organization 15  Inspection    ,.    .06  Express  Company   (carlots),  icing,  etc 70  Jobber   50  Grower    28l,i,  Total   $3.00  Price to retail trade   3.00  Against .'.'Printing-press Money"  Organized effort ' is to bo undertaken to warn the American people  against the dangers of "printing  press" money. A dollar's worth of  Russian roubles loaded on a freight  train and sent about the country  might  help.���������Boston  Transcript.  Silkworms  in China.  are sold by   the pound  &o THE ABBOTSFORD Fo^  <>������,  ^wOMMMnKMOi.teMnm^  I Pft'QQ^rjXrON  Always on hand Fresh Supplies of:  COOKKO 1JAM,    CORNED    BEEF   -LUNCHEON    LOAF,  FROM  iNSKCrS AxVi.J DJSJilASM  ������-g������w^������������.aK������t������M������<wj������i������������������agwrasre=^^  BOLOGNA SAUSAGE, LIVER SAUSAGE.  Choicest Meats delivered without fail in  tion.  good contli-  B.   $f ".l'^Uone   41.  .'Farmers' Phone 1-909  S.F.WHITE  Abbotsford, B.C.  NCENTIC  WE  FOR CABBAGE-PLANTS,   ONIONS,   RADISHES,  Etc., 2 lbs. for ... : ' i35$  STOCK:  Vancouver Milling Baby Chick FeeAn.  Mb & Mc Baby Chick Feeds.  Pratt's Baby Chick Feeds.  .. Bran, Shorts and Middlings.  otsford Fee'  J.J. SPARROW  Esseiniene Avenue '   ' ABBOTSFORD. 11 C.  PERSONALS  Mr. and Mrs. Anstie of Vancouver  ��������� wore the guests this week of their  aunt, Mrs. R. H. Eby, and went on  from  Abbotsford   to   Chilliwack.  Miss Gilley left at the week-end to  spent the summer vacation at her  home in New Westminster, and at  Crescent Bca������di.  Miss Tena McPhee has left Abbotsford to spend a holiday in Montana.  Mrs. E. A. Hunt and Miss Flossie  Hunt spent the week-end in Vancouver. ~"~"'  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edwards of  Vancouver were the week-end guests-  of Mr. and- Mrs. G. N. Zeigler.   ,  Mr. Stewart McPhee of New West  ��������� minster visited his home here at tlu  week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Steele of New  Westminster Were the guests of thc-  Misses, Steede on Sunday.  ?v'Iiss Pratt of Vancouver visited  her home here at the week-end.  Miss Clarice Tretheway spent a  few days in Vancouver this week.  .Mr. and Mrs. H. Alanson of Mission visited at the home of the  Misses Steede recently.  Mrs. H. Fraser, accompanied by  her daughter, Mrs. Steffins of Chilliwack, spent the week-end as . the  guest of Mrs. Collinson of Vancouver.  Miss May Wilson and Miss Daisy  Stady are enjoying a holiday, camping at White Rock.  Mr. and Mrs: J. Roon'ey visited  Mrs. Murphy of Bellingham on Sunday.  Miss Vera Hunt,    who    has been  teaching near Ka'mloops, is expected  to arrive in Abbotsford on Sunday,  and will spend tho summer holidays  at her home here.  Mrs. J. Caldwell, Sr. has returnt  ed from visiting her daughter, Mrs.  Lithgoe of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. F. Olding and Mr.  and Mrs. Stewart visited in Bellingham  on  Saturday.-  Master Walter Mclnnes is spending a holiday in New Westminster  as the guest of his aunt, Mrs. W.  Campbell.  Mrs. A. C. Salt has returned from  a Tisit to Vancouver.  Members of the Eastern Star  Lodge of Abbotsford gave a delightful afternoon tea to their friends, at  the home of Mrs^ Webster on Thursday, when a Yery sociable time was  enjoyed.  The funeral of the late Mr. Mc-  Mulle'n who suddenly passed away at  his home here last week, was held  in Vancouver on Saturday, interment being made in Ocean View  Cemetery.  Mrs. J. K. McMenemy is the guest  of hor sister, Mrs. Thomson of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Lome Farrow visited Vancouver this week.  Mr. and Mrs. Poole of Central  Park were the week-end guests of  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Conway.  Mr. Mc Daniels was a visitor jn  coast cities a few days  tiiis week.  Mr. Good of Kilgard will preach  in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday morning, July 1st. In the evc-  ing a patriotic song    service  will be  RANK  OK MONTI SKA I j  CROP  REPORT  General  . From almost, every section of the.  Prairies the report conies that during the critical early period of  growth moisture has been ample for  the grain. Weather conditions are  generally favourable, prospects art  good throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan, while in Alberta they are  iiiore favourable than they have  been for many years. In Quebec and  Llie Maritime Provinces crops' arc  backward but now growing rapidly.  In other territory good growing wea  ther has made up for the backward j l>UcA to the undersides of  Spring .and Fall    wheat    is    already   will be found beneficial.  held,   when  the choir  ed by outside talent.  will  be assist  LOST���������Printer's    measuring rule.  Kindly leave with  J. J.  Sparrow.  An oiling a day keeps    the repair  man away.  leading out, a good average crop bong  assured.       hi   British   Columbia  rops,  orchards   and     pasturage  are  *il  iw good  condition.       Details follow:  Prairie Provinces.  Edmonton      District:        Prospects  very  favourable     moisture abundant,  except in Northwest and  Southwestern seotions.  Calgary  District:   Pros-i  pects excellent,    heavy rains all sec-1  tions. Lethbridge District. Good prospects,   plenty,  moisture   except   some  parts of East and    Southeastern districts,   throughout     Province     grass  pastures show good growth and hay  crop  is  assured.   Saskatoon   District:  Seeding      completed,      with    ample  moisture .and grain in    good    condition, wheat up  6  to 10 inches,    hay  crop promising; pastures good condition.        'Rcgina       District:       Seeding completed   and  hot weather  following  heavy   rains     has     advanced  crops rapidly;   cut worms and grasshoppers in evidence in Southwestern  Province.   Conditions   generally   favorable.    Pastures  good.       Winnipeg  District.   Prospects   continue   favourable, although  rain    would be    welcome in central and Southern Manitoba.    Wheat,      especially the early  sown,  is  in  good  condition.   - Coarse  grains fair. No damage to crops from  recent  windstorm.   Pasture  and   hay  fairly good.  Province of Quebec  Seeding has been completed and  although late all grains are doing  well. Grass is growing rapidly and  there are prospects of a good hay  crop. Pasture is everywhere report  ed in  fine condition.  Province of Ontario.  Good growing weather, and general conditions have 'more than  made up for the backward Spring.  The .early June rains have made  growth rapid, although more rain U  needed now. Conditions on the  whole are most favorable. Fall  wheat heading out and growing fast,  a good average crop assured. Spring  wheat crop late, acreage slightly below average due to the late Spring.  Oats doing well. Rye a small average. Fruits show promise. Strawberries reported good. Pastures in  excellent condition.  Many persons do not    grow  roses  because   they   think   roses   are   difficult    to    grow    successfully;     and,  while these flowers      require    more  care than  some others, if the neces-.  sary work to ensure success is done'  at the proper    time the    labour    is  fairly light.    One of the greatest fac-|  tors in  success       is  to  have    clean, :  healthy     foliage     uninjured     by  injects or disease. To ensure such conditions it is necessary to begin    the  protection  of the foliage before it is  injured   to   any   appreciable     extoii!;-  hence  measures     should     be     taken  early,    The easiest insect to, control  is the rose slug, a green caterpillar,  which   does   not   usually   appear   hi  great numbers but which' works    on  the underside of the leaves and eat:j  out pieces.      These    slugs    may be  pinched  off  by hand  where    bushfis  are few,  but  Paris ' green  or  hellebore, sprayed on the .bush so that it  will reach    the    undersides    of    tho  leaves   especially,   will   kill   them.   If  Paris green     is used   it    should     be  weak' so as not to^ burn    the foliage  about in the proportion of one ounce  to twelve gallons of wafer.  Hellebore  is used  in  the    proportion     of    one  ouueo to two gallons of water.  The aphis or green fly is sometimes quite troublesome, as are the  limps, small hopping insects, which  cause the leaves to curl. Nicotine, ir.  the proportion of one teaspoonful ������o  one gallon of water; Black leaf 40 or  nicotine sulphate, in proportion of  onorlialf  ounce   to  three  gallons;   or  even soapsuds from a good oily laundry soap, are all good. The insect?  must be struck by the spray as they  are killed by contact with it, not  eating the leaf; they suck and do not  chow their  food.  for red spiders, tiny insects,  which are sometimes troublesome,  a thorough spraying with water or.  the undersides of the leaves will  clean them off if water pressure  is available; otherwise flower of  sulphur mixed .with soapy water or  tobacco  preparations  thoroughly  ap-  the leave's  Whre the Powdery Mildew . is  troublesome, it may be controlled by  sprinkling 'the bushes every ten or  twelve days with flower or sulphur  until the disease disappears. The  Leaf Blotch or Black Spot is another  disease which sometimes disfigures  the leaves very much and weakens  the plant. Ammonical copper carbonate and Bordeaux mixture will  control this, but if the' latter is used  it should be used several weeks before the blooming season, so that  the foliage will not be disfigured by  the spraying material when the  roses are in bloom. Ammonical  copper carbonate is made with one  ounce copper carbonate, four-fifths  of a pint of ammonia and eight gallons of water, the copper carbonate  being dissolved in the ammonia. This  does not disfigure the foliage. Plants  should be sprayed about once a  week after the disease is first noticed; and where it has been troublesome in the past begin at once.���������i-Ex-  perimental  Farms Note.    ..  Maritime.     Provinces  Conditions backward but progressing satisfactorily. Seeding practically completed. Hay shows good  prospects. Fruit, trees have blossomed well. Recent rains' and warm  weather have  been  helpful.  Province of Jlritish Columbia.  Crops, orchards and pasturage are  all in good condition and promising;  field crops are making rapid growth,  apples setting heavily; Pears and  Cherries dropping and will be below-  average. Early strawberries are  moving but have been damaged by  rain. Later varieties in good condition. Range and pasturage are all  above average. Grasshopper menace  erased by rains.  DOtf'T GWV IIJET UP  this" hot. weather���������It  isn't worth standing  ovrr a hot fire baking  when Lee will deliver  to your door 4 loaves of  bread for 25^- We  make Pies' and Cakes  too and Quality is Best,  Price most reasonable.  J������J^ ���������  \HmJ-  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  igPBijfflBMamiBmiiiim-jagBraMeEa  V:'-'  '  ^Sk    '    /-"���������������������������%  < JMCE  NOTARY PUBLIC .  Marriage Licences Issued ,  REAL ESTATE-- 1>6onhj- lo Loan on Good hinn Morigatrcs  ,cCa  Abbotsford  CASH  GROCERY  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION':  ^ YOU are always welcome, here -and  urged to buy.  newer  Cucumbers,  each    25<i  Grape Fruit, 4 for  2r>?  Cantaloupes,  each    '....20^  Libby's  Tomato   Catsup,  a   bottle   ...' 2,">e  Oranges, a doz.,   25<', ;*;">������';   GOrj  Ginger Snaps, a lb   Soda Biscuits, 2 lbs. for  Jelly, assorted flavors, 3  for    ...20c  ;>e  Strawberries,  3   boxes for ..2."$'/'  New Potatoes,  G lbs. for  l25<5  Don'! forge I lo get your supply of Maple  Syrup and Maple Sugar.  WE PELIVEK THE GOODS FREE OF CHARGE  Phone 5o    ' Phone 55  STORE WILL RE CLOSED, MONDAY, JULY 2nd.  LIFE  INSURANCE   CJAJXS  IX  BRITISH COLUMBIA  British Columbians are showing  a marked preference for the Gr������������al-  West Life Assurance Company according to a preliminary report of  the thirty-five life companies represented in the coast province, nearly  one-eighth of the ordinary life insurance issued last year was placed  in The Groat-West Life. ,  Eleven of the companies in British  Columbia issued over a million dollars for each, while The Great-West  Life total for the year was $4,115,-  080, bringing their net amount in  force up to the tremendous total,  $2r(,002,787, the largest amount of  any company.  LONG  STRIP   FOR A LONG TRIP  T'WO small travellers at Liverpool examine the six-foot Canadian Pa-  1   cific Railway tickets which will cover their 6,000 mile tour through  Canada and the United States.    The tickets, which cost ������40 18s each,  fiQyer 50 different tourist centres of the North American continent.  &  '  US  Ml  %  m  H  u  ".���������if  i  I  R  Vfl  KWBWMMWia!^^  mm������;

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