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 ���������'���������'   . 5   L ��������� '  >'        'S!V'  <"*{���������.  -2^  WitK which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  2.���������"S:i"~!t =~!--.. H.U.t1^1. "LL���������  .���������_<, JJWULi  \7  Vol XXI., No. 19.  4'BLiOTSFOR.U, B, C,   FRIDAY, MARCH. 18, 1921.  *f$$^8  $1.00 per Year  The  Captain  And The'Ferry  (V."or;i  tin:   Frawr   Valley   Record)  The duties of Capt. McKenzie''as  capluin of the Mission-Matsqui ferry ��������� ended on Saturday, evening lust  and .I'.o r.c..' cr.ptain, Mr. Walker in  now  in  charge.  ��������� On Monday a petition was circulated In tho district asking that Mr.  McKenzie be re-instated as master  of the ferry, and over four hundred  names were attached to the petition  It was decided at. the meeting of the  board that others be given a chance  to sign the petition and it is anticipated that many more have by  now   willingly signed.  By the appearance of the number  of names being placed on the petition the number of serious complaints against the captain are not  so numerous that it should, have  cost   him   his   position.  Since taking over the ferry Mr.  McKenzie has purchased a home in  Mission City and became one of our  citizens hoping that faithful and  competent service would enable him  ,to retain his present position even  under a change of government, but  . the axe has fallen,  and he has now  t  been   replaced  by another.  It  is  reported  by  those  who  took  around-ihe petition'"that no serious  objection were at any time met  when a signature was asked. Had  there been a decided disapproval ot  the actions of the captain tliib  would have undoubtedly been met  with.  in endorsing the petition  board of trade members feel  they are helping to protect one of  its citizens, and in doing so is serving the object for which a board of  trade is organized. In all probability those who sign the petition arc  of the same mind.  ���������  The potitiou may not win out the  support of the government in re-instating' the .captain but it will have  the result of showing the department of public works that their action in this matter has been altogether too hasty, and that the general  public are not in accord with the  action  of the government.  But do you think that will bother  our government?  Dili\'KWAV   iS   TO  I*"*'    HI*: PAIRED  Bowser Asks  Where Money Goes  VICTORIA, March 14. ��������� The'  four million dollar loan sought on  behalf of the Pacific Great Eastern  .llailway afforded Mr. Bowser an opportunity yesterday afternoon in the  House of giving the members, and-  especially the cabinet, ministers, his  opinion of'the management of the  road during the past, four years Oi  the criticism . levelled at. Preinioi  Oliver,  as  Minister  of  Railways,   foi   assistant general manager of the    B  A1U30TSF0RD, March 11.���������The  monthly meeting of the Board o.'  Trade for Abbotsford and district  was held in the G. VV. V. A. hall on  M-jnday evening. In the absence of  the president...Mr. N. Hill, who is recovering from his severe illness,  Capt. K.J. R. Whitchelo, 1st vice-  president, presided. Capt. ID. I-l. Cope  and Mr. Andrews acted as secretaries  Tlie only communication of public  interest was from Mr. W. G. Murrin  PERSON:  appointing A. B. Buckworth as .manager of the railway.  The minister of finance had explained, stated Mr. Bowser, that the  new loan was for the- purpose oi  laying steel to Fort George. In his  opinion it is lifiely to become a hard}  annual.     A     similar     request     was  C. E. ft., in reply to a communication  from'the secretary, who had been instructed to write concerning necessary improvements -near the B. C.  E: R. station. His reply was that the  driveway leading to the delivery  track does need. repairs and these  will be made    just as    soon as    the  brought   forward   last  year  and   he. j gravel pit. at St. Nicholas is    opened  the  that  Two pospectlve publishers visited our town this week soliciting advertisements for a new paper for  Abbotsford. It is understood .thev  met with success and the paper is to  be decidedly Liberal in politics. In  order to make the new publication  popular, the school children are  asked to suggest a name. One suggestion is that it be called "The  Baby Poll." We wish our prospective  contemporary   every   success.  had no doubt there would be another  one next year.  t  Tho excuse in former years .wa-".  that the P. G. .E., was a lesacy from  the former ' administration. Roundly  abused by the Liberals when they  assumed office, they had not been  so slow to ex'toll its wonderful features, scenic and otherwise, _and o?  never failing to point out the territory it would' open up. The people  had the right to know the amoun-  it was going to cost them for having  the pleasure of a premier build and  operate a railway for them.  ' Last year the premier gave u,*;  the impression that the road would  reach Fort _ George-.in----.Septemb- --  -.] 921.'''!"said" at that time," said Mr.  Bowser, "that it would not be there  by that'time, and I am confident that,  it will not be there before September  1922. The premier's course as a  railway expert was unpopular among  the taxpayers."  The   attorney-general:   "They   did  not vote that way."  Mr. Bowser: "Yes they did. The  fact is' that 3 9 per cent, of the vote  cast was-for the government and Gl  per cent, against them."  Mr. Bowser then went on to deal  with the plea that the extra four  millions now asked for had . bee1;  made necessary by incroased wages  and the increased cost of materials  The premier should surely havc  beon able to make some sort of reas-  able calculation of these items a yeai  ago. And. yet, not only had the Com  millions voted last year been spent,  but also an additional $.750,000,  raised by special warrant immediately after the election, and the  road isn't Into Quesnel yet, The situation had been concealed from the.  electors, but the money was raised  j as scon as the election was over, al-*  [though the legislature was when  ���������then on the point of meeting, v.-hen  1 the money could have been voted in  a regular way.  Moreover, Mr. Bowser figured out  that the actual increase in .wages and  cost of materials had been 54 per  cent., and this assuredly was not  sufficient-to account1 for or justify  the present demand for another four  millions. Last year also it was stated  that some  of  the  money   then  bor-  (Continued on  Page Three)  I have now a full line of the following Slock  Foods and DisinTeclanls:  ���������A de-ordorizer of national reputation; also'a disinfectant for poultry  and stock. Guaranteed the best of  its kind on the market.   (VVoodhouse)   one of the best ln-  vigorato'rs for horses and cattle during the cold wet days of winter. Some  stockmen think there is nothing like  i{- ,   ���������."  ���������Best  on  the  market  as  a  perfect  food for'all young stock.    It is just  the thing for them during the time  when there is but little grass.  Animal Invioragtor  e  J. J. SPARROW  ! up, which should be within the ne...  two or three weeks. "h  A good deal of time was taken up  in' framing the 'bylaws for the Beard  of Trade. The. Board .adjourned to  consider these as a committee of the  whole.  BANQUET   NEXT   WEDNESDAY  The board of trade.'will give its  second banquet. witl\:n a few months  on Wednesday evening, 'March 2'3rd  at the Abbotsford Hotel. Prominent  speakers from the cities are expected to attend.  ......     -A-Good'Gas "Average"  A gentleman belonging to Abbotsford and driving a Gray-Dort averaged 22 miles to . the American  gallon on a trip last Sunday to Belli ugham���������cheap transportation.  SHOULD  OW'ANIZE  tl  D ENN*I SON,���������Speak i n g o r  troubles of the potato growers on  {���������'aturday morning, [-Ion. ' 1.0. D.  ]'.arrow expressed the opinion thai  the time had come for a potato growers' organization was now or never.  He spoke in glowing terms of the  fine work that the Fraser Valley  Milk Producers' Association had  done for the farmers of the valley.  7n thinking about a car, size them  iill up from the ground and you will  eventually buy a Gray Port. For  economy, power, strength and flexibility. After considering these drop  over or phono to the Gray-Dort a-  gent at Mission City, who has a good  ���������dock  to  choose  from.  Mrs. J. McGowan and children  have returned from, their trip to the  east. ��������� '  , Miss  Alice     Sutherhy   of    Ladner  has been'visiting friends in town.  Mrs. Parton is spending soir.e time  in  Vancouver.  Among those who spent the weekend in Vancouver were the school  teachrs, Miss Estey, Miss McQueen,  Miss Manning and also Mrs. Manning  Miss Leary spent the week-end at  her- home in 'Chilliwack..  Mrs. E. Barrett left, on Thursday  night on'a trip to England to visit  her mother whose health has broken  down.  On  Tuesday evening, March  15th,  Mrs. J. McPhee gave a birthday party  j in . honor of her    daugther ��������� Isabel.  | After   games,   contests  and   dancing,  ! dainty refreshments were served.  |    .On Saturday evening, March 19th,  I tc-night, a    recital will be, given in  i the Masonic hall by the pupils of the  Misses Steede, assisted by Mrs.'Stod-  *��������� dart of Vancouver. The proceeds wiu  be in aid of the Hospital fund.  J     The Embroidery    Club met at the  ! home of Mrs. Whitchelo on Tuesday  j afternoon  and  a  small  presentation  1 was made by the    members to   Mrs.  Barrett, on her    departure to    England.  i The members of the G.'W. V. A.  held a "smoker" in their club rooms  on Monday evening, March 14th.  The speakers wer'e.Pte. Carmichat).  of Vancouver and Mr. Walter Drivaii  Provincial .Secretary of- G. W. V. A.  A Sunday'School Institute was  held in the Presbyterian Church on  Wednesday afternoon and evening.  The speakers were Rev. Cameron of  Hurnaby ancl Rev. Galloway, Field  Secretary of Alberta ancl British  Columbia.  Mr. and Mrs. Joe Williams spent  the week-end in New Wesniinster  wiili- her parents Mr. and Mrs.  Knowdell.  Mrs. Fraser spent the week-end in  Chilliwack, with her daughter Mrs.  Stefan.  On  Sunday,  Rev. K.  W.  lOlliotf of  Carmen   Methodist     Church.   Sardis.  preached in tho Presbyterian Church j  and exchanged pulpits with Rev. 'W. '  Robertson.  Mr. Anderson of the staff of Mr.  Whilchelo's store received word of.  the death of his mother and left on  Tuesday night for Calgary.  Mrs. Kirkby was a .visitor in  town   on   Tuesdav.  HUNTINGDON  The new orchestra made its debut  at a party held at Mrs. Fraser's on  Thursday -evening, and rendered  several harmonious selections to tho  delight of those present.  A  town.  new     cabaret  has    opened   in  The  present  roads  time.  are    wretched at tho  Mr. J. Arnold has 'built a new  house on the property formerly  owned by Mrs. Gazley. Young ladies  lake note!  Mr. Abbott has accepted a position  with the Abbotsford Garage as stock  man.  HAYS  .POLICY   SHOULD  INCLUDE MSME5UES  OTTAWA,   March      in.���������In      the  Mouse    yesterday,  VV.  (!. McQuarrie.  New Westminster, urged the natural  resources should    adequately    cover  ���������the interests'of the fishing industry.  Mr. McQuarrie also thought thai  as the United 'States took so much  of the British Columbia salmon, the  Washington government might, assist Canada in the ma'for of propagating Its fisheries. "If it was put  up to-them in' tho i'U:ht way, I believe they would dn if,'' Im said. He  argued that local boards should be  established, both on the Pacific and  Atlantic coasts, to deal with matter:-: pertaining to the industry, such  boards to act in an advisory capacity  and, if possible, to be giv*cn executive power.  The Parent-Teachers' Association  .is an .. active organization. The officers are-Mrs. Hart. President; Mrs  Simonds. vice-president and,. Miss  Miller, secretary-treasurer.' Recently  they purchased a fine piano to bo  kept in the school, and they have  purchased the equipment for basket  ball for the pupils, who greatly ei.  joy that sport. Th'ey arranged for an  illustrated lantern lecture on  ���������'The Forest Trees of British. Columbia," by Dr. A. H. Hutchison, of  the University of British Columbia,  in the church on Friday evening,  when a voluntary offering was taker ���������  up for the piano fund, which realized $6.4 2. Mr. Davis,-' principal of  the Superior School, Abbotsford,  presided  as   chairman.  On Friday, March 4th, a good entertainment was given in the.school  with a large attendance ancl a splendid time. Mr. E. B. McPhail, secretary of the school board, presided in  a happy manner. Twelve girls and  boys from the school in Sumas- City  rendered high-class choruses, songs  and recitations. ' Miss Steede, of  Abbotsford, favored with piano selections of classic music, and Mrs. E  P.. Fadden, V/hatcom Road delighted  all with her readings. The proceeds, amounting to $1.7.50,, will bo  devoted to the piano fund. Tiie  committee of arrangements are to  be congratulated on their success.  Their regular meeting was recently held when the treasurer's' report  showed $97.52 on hand. They paid  $100 cash on account when they  purchased- the instrument and have  made the first payment of $12.50  and will continue to meet the payments when they become due. The  school pupils, with their teachers,  are now busily engaged in preparing  their Easter programmes aud all is  going   well.  Mr. W. .1. Sayce who served with  Si rat hernia's Horse, in both- the  Moor War and the late campaign, has  been' appointed line I'orman by the  Department of. Public works on  ton mile stretch of road west  Abbotsford to the River side. Mr  ���������I. Pacct having resigned his  pointmciTt.  the  of  J.  :ip-  Mr. N. Hill, Manager of the  Royal Bank, who has been seriously ill. has again taken charge of  the   local   branch.  Tho  milk   condensory  has  started  up again.  mwjaiJVimtaxjwiuti^amtMKnrmaBUminjrrJumitJt  Our Groceries arc absolutely ^uaranlccd fresh  and no exlra charge for delivery.  Have you compared our prices:  4-lb. Pails Pure Strawberry Jam  $1.00  Pine Apple  25c  Silver Polish 19c  Slove Pipe Polish  19c  Gel your Spring Snil now. Pi-ices are down lo  rock bottom, wilh over 500'samples lo choose  from.  Now is lhe lime lo Buy Your Spring I hit.  Don't forgot we carry n good line of House .Kiirni.sJiiu'gN:  CURTAINS, SHEETS,  WINDOW    SHADES,    FALLOWS,  BED SPKEADS and MNOLl.COM at very .special prices.  We Hi-mile SHELL VS  IXXXX Ureml  Fresh Daily  B.   O.  Phone,   4  V^fMmW'IWHI/IHIHimiW  Farmers'   Phone   1007  .^f^fM^i^fmiff^fgumafmuffttJIl  ���������'*%*.  ^ ""*���������<. pAas two  ''-'^m^^^wM  r-*n~j7**r~  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  r**>  Ml  hi  I'll  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  *'   J.-A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  Member of th'e Canadian Weekly    Newspapers'  Association.  FRIDAY, MARCH 18th, 1921  E. :W.  Bigelow  Barrister, Etc.  At .J. A. CATHERWOOD'S  Every  Friday.  Assuming that it costs the  sum of $2 per hour for the legislature'to. sit, at Victoria,one  would naturally expect thai  those at,the head of affairs  would 'at' least make an    effort  federal authorities that the  province ,does not'believe in-  the legislation enacted and asking that further, legislation be  enacted. Undoubtedly " there  are  just as  smart and  clever  lo give the country value for lawyers at Ottawa as there arc  the money thus expended ' in-Jon.the government side of the  stead of   "playing politics"   or house at    Victoria,    and    one  ��������� as some would sa,y "playing   to would suppose that the better  the grand stand" of public   at- j way would be for the provincial  tenlion, with a view to showing  that, the other fellow has    been  ' b.eaten.    Or in other words'making material for the next election.    Yet we  find  that our  premier is a.past    maste  ' showing   his   strength in  legislature.   ,  Last week a resolution pro  posing that the federal author  ���������Phones:   Mission  1503.  Long  Distance:    Pt. Coquitlam  Phone 80  <0  Tel  e Direc*'  Tip'iIi^?h-it^]riaini3mgmT]in'jmim5ifflfc>,,.  at  the  government to lake Ottawa at  its   word,   and  then,  see what  vvould  happen.    That however  would not be the Oliver way of  playing  politics���������not   "abrupt"  enough.  Speaker 'Manson . when    lie  left the chair in committee did  give his  leader a hint or  two :  about how this thing should be suc|1  cxtre",ists  just  <inoted   was  ities be asked to strengthen the J carried out when politics is not  hands of the provincial govern-l being played, and the action of  ment by enacting at the present' the government since the vote  session of the Dominion pariia-  on  that part of the act would'  ment legislation granting    tho indicate that they may not ev  provincial government the sole  right to import liquor. The opposition brought, in an amendment that in the opinion of the  house it is unnecessary to request the federal government  to enact legislation providing  for. the prohibition of the importing of liquor into the province and that the necessary  clauses be added to the bill,  that is the clauses of the Do-  herty Act of 1916, whereby it  is declared illegal for any person to send, ship, bring, take,  or carry into the province intoxicating liquor.  The was voted down by the  government with the whole  strength of tlie Oliver government. Ancl the proceedings  of the .House" state that "The  motion was carried on the  same division." It probably  was ��������� but not without some  more voting.   .   The    premier  en yet apply to Ottawa.  hers   from   Ottawa,   where   the   good  and evil  of patronage must be, mos.  evident and is always a living issue  opinion  was divided.,. "Mr.  Kripp apparently won'(t be happy until he got:.-;  it;    Dr.    Cabot   stated   (hat   he   has  ne\er been so happy as,since it wa*.  abolished.     13ut to  say  that it is a  bolished   is  in   the  opinion  of   members' of   the  opposition,   begging   tin  question.     Mr.   Copp   of   Westmore-  land  says  ho  has  never  been   undo-,  any illusion regarding it.     In his cp  inion   it   lias  always   been   too   mud  with  us- and  he gave the   House  hi.1  formula   in  regard ,to appointments;  if he does not want a ina:i appointor  he   recommends  him, and   vice-versa, f  The burden  of opinion     o:i     both \ jj  sides  of   (he   House    except    among  as     lhe     member  that  the  civil  service  commission  had  been  very    effective in eliminating the worst evils  of patronage.  The new Vancouver ancl Lower Mainland  telephone directory1 went "into .use' on February  ,271b. 11 contains many chaiig.es oi' numbers and  ihe.new name of Douglas in place of R-F. Consull  lhe new directory in lhe inleresl ol' your telephone service.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE  MmJ?JM*JSrxttwm&auaiX������*r*ma  x*smM*vmummraxxaci  ������������V MM-tf-lf.jp  >1>M .VJ.������J^MK  ��������� "The , plan,; of attempting to administer, road maintenance from a  central authority at Victoria is cumbersome and inefficient. The war I'  should be entrusted to local road  >oards in districts not suitable, from  WW Atkinson  j| General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock ^'-Specialist. *  t  23 years union*?, the Stockmen uf  the Eraser Valley. Am familar  wif.li lhe different brct-ds ol live,  stock and their values.  B. JONES I  Jjirccb r  on  siKAi>a'i'f.>;vE?s  Plicne Connection. Mission fc; *  Mr. Oliver in    the    House-  Weil,  it is Characteristic of the j sparse  population   or other  reasons  British bull dog  that .he  is  a  Address   all   communications'  Box :���������*! Chilliwnc.k, B. 0"  to  run era  AGENT   F  I*-"  is:  ^^^^iSJ^^SliS^^^^K^W^^I^^if.lS.'';'  m*ism imk lie ��������� cma* pm ������a_*m  good stayer.  Why did not someone point  out some of the other characteristics of the British bulldog  that could be. imitated by tlie  premier with advantage and  credit to the province? That's  a'noted animal for tlie premier  to attempt to imitate, but the  one quality don't make the  thoroughbred.  Of course we are always, glad to  hear about patronage and" so are a  great many of our readers, but when  we hear that .the politicians are not  in favor of it, it .makes some of us  open our eyes at the many things  that takes place throughout the  country, not only Ottawa as the  head   but. also  from Victoria.  We  like  Sam  Hughes because  he  has  come  out in  the  open  and  has  given  the politicians an  opportunity  acknowledge their one  for organization, into municipalities.  The government should hand ovei,  to such boards, duly- elected by the  property owners within the respective districts, all real estate collected  within such districts, and should also  empower them to make' a levy up to  a certain maximum mill rate, when  authorized to do so by a vote of the  taxpayers in the same manner as is  now done in'rural school districts.  Free of dictation from Victoria, the  evils-of patronage, and the whim:?  and -fancies of government road  superintendents and' foremen, each  district would., be responsible for  working out its own salvation in j  road matters and.it is beyond- doubt,  that the available funds would be administered much more economical.y  and eficiently than at present." ���������  Enderby  Commoner.  INCUBATORS  .ND  3  Good .SmokeTry  For  (  H     C  Sp  m  a  .- 1 G A  R  s  CiGAR  F'ACI C R  \  WILQERG  ft VVOLZ.  PROPS  *    i   t- ...       -, ,    il0  aciviiowieclge their one sin  about  wanted   tne   opposition   to   vote | patronage;    but   the   man   who   will  for   the     government     motion stand  up  in  the  House and  say he  but on  a  call  for  the  "yeas"  and  "nays!'    the    government  voted   but  the  opposition,   not  wishing to vote    contrary    to  what  they  had  already voted,  remained silent.    The premier  could, had he been then satisfied   that  he  had  won,   easily  have  reported  to  Ottawa  that  the motion had carried without  a dissenting voice, as was    undoubtedly intended by the    opposition, but no he had to have  ' the regular vote taken, thus attempting to place the oposition  on record as again   voting   a-  gainst the new act, trusting no  doubt to put the opposition  in  wrong with the general public-  as obstructing the passage    of  a good bill.  Of course after voting  both  the premier and the attorney-  general spread  Lhe impression  - that the new act could not be  a success unless it was supported by the Ottawa government.  But  the  fact  remains     that  the minister of justice at Ottawa had already informed the  attorney-general's   department  that the provincial  legislature  had the undoubted right under  the  Temperance  Act   nv.6   the  Doher'y Act to control the   importation of all linuor into thr  province when     the    provir*/'  has enacted legislation prohibiting    or    controlling    same.  When there-is'already, a'   Do-  "minion  law why should    the  Oliver  government    say    that  this law is no good and r.iak<*>  the grand display of telling' the  say  ���������s  not   m   favor  of  patronage   is   at  heart  not  out  in  the open,   because  as far -as the observation of most of  us goes  patronage is as rampant at  Ottawa as it is at Victoria, and that  ia saying some.    Space does not permit this paper at the present time to  take  individual  examples  of  patronage since the    present    government  at   Ottawa   took   power,   nor   (o   tell  about   the   patronage   of   the   Oliver  government,   suffice' it   to   say   that  we would like to see the politicians  come right out in the open and make  t confession���������it is said  that a confession   is   good   for   the   soul,     but  whether it is the soul of a politican  or  an   ordinary   citizen,   we   are   not  prepared   to say.  Our  candid   opinion   is     that     pa-  -"ona-y*   is  a  good   thing   if  carried  ���������n wisely, and to the victor belongs  he   spoils. or-Tnot   office���������but   new  ippointments  during- (he   lifetime   of  the  government,  all  other  cmalirica-  ���������lons   being   equal.    But   to   fire     a  ���������nan   because  his  brother   was  a   defeated  candidate, or because he had  different   political   opinions     is     the  grossest of misconduct,    whether    it  be Ottawa  or Victoria.  Miss W. Galliford is relieving in  the B. C Telephone Company office  at Abbotsford  for a  few  days.  for    the    coming    hatch, ing-    season,  which   will   be   the   biggest   in   .the j  history of this Province. j  BUCKEYE,   JUBILEE,   RELIABLE, '  PRAIRIE    STATE    and   ELECTRIC !  INCUBATORS    and    BROODERS,   j  CATALOGUES     FREE I  ennson  8i4 Cambio St. VANCOUVER'  ac?gjr^SCTgMKgTg8mBacaagaa<9K������.y������  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister '    Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone SG01  P. O.  Box G9  ���������MISSION C1T.Y, IL C    r  ������SCTIHE5S23Hra  HOlSfO   I>KRAT1<JS  ON  AN  OLD  SUKJROT  Ottawa,   March    15.���������Tho     whole  'liicstion  of  patronage came  up  and  was threshed out at great length  in  She  Mouse of Commons on  Sir Sam  Hughes'  resolution  to  return   to  the  happy  days   when  appointments     to  '-lie  inside  and  outside  civil   service  were   In   the   hands   of   members   of  parliament   or   the   defeated   candidates of the party in power.      There  was   no   beating   about   the   bush   in  Sam's resolution.     He spoke briefly,  with   much   or  his  old-time 'straightforwardness,, but-lacking his old-time  "ro,  and   left the' House  before  the  'lebate  had  proceeded  far.       Before  <he House closed in the evening he  s������nt word through the whip that he  wished  the motion  withdrawn.  The debate was certainly not  ���������-v'fhnul effect nevertheless. Strangely enough in the case of the mem-  AND IT WOULD PAY YOU TO COME IN  SEE THEM  FORI), Light Delivery - ...  $400  FORD Ton Truck ....1  $650  FORD 5-Passenger (1919 Model) ..  McLAUGHLIN Liglil Delivery    Mission City, B. C  ^~J*Pz- .2/  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAG IS Til IMC 10  A',British Bulldoa ��������������� vai^-m ok somk  '"Honest John" As WTr,J" l'aK" ���������(;RAH8MS  VICTORIA,  history  of  tho  with    a    few  brought out in  afternoon      by  answer 'to" the  March    12.���������Ancient  P.   0. TO.,     together  new    details,     were  .tho    House yesterday  Premier     Oliver   in  charges made by  Mr.  Bowser tho day previous that wail-  ��������� ton mismanagement of the roan  was taking place. Mr. George Hanes,  during the life of the first legislature ol" the Oliver government, occupied the rolo of "quizzcr-in-chief  of Mr. Oliver, which attracted the  Premier to a North Vancouver meeting last summer when he called the  the soldier independent momber a  "oo-kc.V'.]. ' This year Mr. Hanes ap-  j'.ci.s to be conducting a watchful  vr Mil's? policy and Uii3 move was",  re'-vanled" this wedt when both party  ��������� K:k'.cii; turned on  their guns for all  Ihr-y   were   worth,  Ii::' yel the' drak secret, the  "!'.imons letters" which each claims  -.) >,. !i::."ss, have yet to be .produced  linlc.s-i the Premier, In'reading a confidential and personal letter writter  by ;.!:���������. Dowser fo the hito PreuVier  Mrr--. .iter, believes this is his trump  c:-..vd.  'i he- letter read by Mr. Oliver, a  crpy of which was sent across .the  lh.-^i' ;u .,;:'. Bowser, read in part as  follows:  "The Louder of the Opposition  Imputesc-blame on me; alleging that  I released h'oley, Welch and Stewart  from the personal covenant which  they had given to complete the P.  (.!. 10. railway.  "in pardon to this accusation,- t  say ilmt the leader of the Opposition  at the request or demand of It. T.  Klliotl, K. C, who was acting on the  behalf of Foley Welch and ,Stewart,'  advised the late Premier Brewster  that   Mr.   Elliott,   had   informed   him  .(Bowser)   that-his clients had. made !  an offer of settlement���������in return for  ���������their being relieved of all covenant:-.  .in connection with ""their contract  with the government, ancl you in  turn to proceed with the completion  of   the  road."  'T   say,"   said   the  premier,   "that  ��������� at the instance of Mr.    Elliott,.   Mr.  Bowspi-   .advised     the  late  Premier  that he was  willing to agree net tc  oppose such a settlement or take advantage of it by criticising the same  . as .he  was- satisfied  that the people  wanted to see a fair settlement.  "Yet,  in   the    face of the    advice  which lit- tendered the late Premier  he   attacks   me   for   doing  what   he  at the instance of Foley, Welch and  Stewart's solicitor, suggested should  be done."  The Premier's speech, in supporting the additional loan of four millions to the P. G.. E., was not cs-.  pecially bright, he even admitting  that he was painting a dismal  picture of the present situation and  what the future held forth. . .  One feature of the debate was the  question raised .by Mr. D. Whiteside  of "Why not stop now?" meaning  that all work should stop on the  building of the road. To this Mr.  Oliver replied that steel was oniy  eight miles from Fort George and  only a few miles from Quesnel. He  considered it the best plan to go on  to Fort George, although in asking  the legislature for this vote of  $4,000,000 he could give no assurance that this would be the last  that would be asked for.  The Premier came to the defence  of the new manager, A. B. Buck-  worth, explaining that a series of incidents last fall, the burning of the  bridge at Clieakamus, the delay in  cattle shipments, the burning of  two large lumber mills and the increase In the price of oil of one hundred per cent, during the past two  years, were veryNgood reasons why  the financial report was not better.  Charges of mismanagement ano  the purchase of expensive and unsuitable machinery were answered,  the Premier claiming that purchase  of logging cars from the American  government ancl tlie securing cf  three locomotives from Kingston  wore much lower than tho figures  given out by Mr. Bowser. The locomotives wore now on a sidetrack,  owig to the fact that they wero unsuitable for use on the P. G, 13.  "1 have suffered all I intend to  suffer on this," was one expression  of tho Premier when taunting Canon  MinchlilTo on his association. with  the leader of  the  Opposition.  .Mr. ���������.Jones���������-What are you going  to do about It? ���������      ���������  Mon. Mr. Oliver���������Leave that to  me.'  Mr. Jones���������You have been at it  a long time.  Mr. Oliver���������Well, it is characteristic of the British bulldog that ho  is a good stayer.  The Premier asked whether the  credit of the province would stand-an  additional twenty-five or thirty  millions to complete the line Into the  Peace River country. "It is time to  get away from living in a fool's paradise," he stated, "and have plain  talking in British Columbia. If we  could cash in on the scenery along  the P. G. II*. our troubles would be  over."  The Premier urged all members  to  take a trip through  the country  On several occasions, particularly  through, tiie medium of "Seasonable  Hints" issued by the Experimental  Farms Branch of the Dominion Department of Agriculture, attention  lias been called fo tin* usefulness ol  several grasses which at present arc  little appreciated in canada. Tlk  grasses to which in the fact particular ��������� attention has been called as  valuable adjuncts to hay and pasture  mixtures are Orchard Grass and  Meadow Fescue. The former is considered as one of the best for dairy  farms in Denmark where, as is wel'  known," dairying ��������� has reached a  height, of perfection unequalled by  any other country.' The latter gray  is also considered extremely valuable  In hay and pasture .'mixtures where,  mcr intensive farming is practised.  Our experience is that, in Canada,  these two grasses would, if" added  to tits . standard and often stereotyped mixture of "Clover and Timet by", materially help to increase  the value of the hay crops and of the  pastures.  But, besides these grasses (here  are several others, the introduction  of. which into Canadian farminf  would no doubt prove most bene  ficial provided that, they are used  under conditions in which they can  prove their^Veal valu<*.  ���������We   have   especially"'in   mind  the  use of some grasses which, although  of little importance for hay, yet ar-3  \ery   valuable  as     pasture    grasses,  ihaf is tp say, may be advantageously put  iii  as   bottom  grasses  in  hay  mixtures and .pastured when the'hay  has   been    removed.    Among    these  grasses are the Kentucky Blue grass  suitable especially for loamy soil, th ���������  Sheep's    Fescue    and  the    Red    oi  Creeping  Fescue  on   light  land_,   the  Rod   Top  especially   under   wet'conditions', and    the Crested  Dogs T*,il  under similar conditions.   ,  In our opinion it would pay to add  these grasses in small quantities to  grass mixtures seeded down with the  taller growing grasses primarily  looked upon as hay producers.' Indeed, the experience of countries  where the farms are' small ancl  where consequently the highest possible returns are imperative.to make  farming a living proposition, strongly points to the advisability of in  eluding four or five or even more  grasses in hay and pasture mixtures--  so as to make it the .more remunerative.  Cease Construction'  Build Feeders  VICTORIA! MARCH \:>.���������A frank  statement, thai the British Columbia  government should abondon tin  scheme of building the Pacific' Ore;-*-  lOasferu 11 ail way from Quesnel to  Port Ceorgoand that greater attention should be given to (he construction of feeders to the existing roads  operated by the Dominion government, mentioning the C. NT. R. mid  (he CL T'. P., was niade in the House  yesterday afternoon by Mr.' David  Whitside, member for New . Westminster.  ��������� First paying hi,s respects to, Mr.  Bowser, whoso tirade of Thursday  lasi. in placing the blame for the  present fir.auci.-il situation in connection with the railway upon ��������� tho  shoulders of the Premier, he der  scribed as "one of the finest exhihi-  liO.VN TO l\ 0. K.  HA 111)Y   ANNUAL  ���������'(Continued  from   Page One  ...   -dm  be    used  for    rolling  a   single dollar of  it  Mr.   Bowser   ventured  (hat next    year (here  REFERENDUM COST TROVINCE  VICTORIA, March 10.���������The totn?  cost to the province of the referendum.held in1 October 2. 1920, was  $87,7.83. and the total cost of the  provincial election, held in December  1", 1920, was $84,05 7. These figure?  were given by Hon. Dr. McLean, provincial secretary in answer to a question bv W. A. McKenzie.  WILL  ASK  QUESTIONS  VICTORIA,��������� J. A. Cathorwood's  name appears on the question pupe<-  'n respect to certain road matters ot  the Dewdney district, the membei  for the riding asking the Minister o:  Public Works the names of the fore  men, and whether a certain team  of horses alleged to have been lost  during the .unloading of a" scow at  Mission, have been  paid  for  by  the  tapped by'the new line. Turning his  attention to the freight situation, Mr.  Oliver stated that even when the  P. G. E. reached Fort George they,  could expect little assistance in the"  way of freight from the G. T. P., a*  t would cost loss to ship via Red.  Pass Junction on the C. N. It. than  over the P. G. E. via Squamish.  A sharp passage of arms followed  Mr.  -Oliver's   address,     Mr.-Bowser  rising to    explain    the'    confidential  letter read by' Mr.  Oliver.  Mr .Bow  ser had been speaking but a few minutes, when Mr. Oliver complained tr  the Speaker that the rules were not  boing observed, to which the Spcakcj  retorted that the    Premier    hinisel  had not kept to tho procedure rules  and he thought It only Mir to allow  Mr. Bowser a certain length of film  to reply., (Cries or  Hear!   Hear!)  Mr. Bowser stated that, prior lo  hi.4 sending the letter to Premier  Brewster, he had been interviewed  by Mr. Elliott, who had led him l<  understand that the proposed agreement would include a considerable  amount of money lying to the credit  of h'oley, Welch and Stewart in the  Union Bank at Vancouver. This had  since not proved the case, t-he agreement had been altered more than he'  was  intended  to  believo.  Mr. J. M. Yorston (Cariboo and  Mr. II. G. Perry both spoke on behalf of the road being continued, the  lat'er making a plea that colonization Avas necessary in the Pear**  River Country, He also drew attention to tho promise made by the  Premier to have a line built from the  Alberta boundary to Pouce Coupe  Mr. Tom Uphill ran foul of the  Speaker when he touched on wages  paid on construction work.  The debate was adjourned by Mr.  D. Whiteside.  Miss Eva Galliford spent the week  end in Agassiz with her parents.  tions of nerve I have over heard."  the New ' Westminster representative urged that the road be taken  oiit of politics and dealt with by  members of the legislature in a business way, with the sole idea of getting (he best solution possible. Th*;  initial blame of the situation lay on  the,'shoulders of the late - Conservative government, lie averred.  Mr. Whiteside declared' he was  not particularly interested in hearing  lectures on the capabilities of th'1  Peace River Country from a standpoint of development. Ho had heard  all (hat before. He held that to  build the line from Quesnel to  Prince George would simply be incurring very much larger outlays  and would not be developing the re-  scources of the great north country.  Tlie time has arrived, Mr. Whiteside told the. House, for another  railway investigation, with the idea  of securing a' proper and sensible  solution of the railway situation of  the province. In the building of  feeders to existing lines. Mr. Whiteside claimed that assistance was  probable from the Dominion Government, which is vitally interested  in developing its lines in the province.  Hon. T. D. Pattullo, was willin?  to admit that the P. G E. project  had' not been ill-conceived, but would  not agrec:to the abandonment of the  Quesnel-Fort ��������� George stretch. "H  would mean, he said, the opening up  of vast, territories, especially in connection with the pulp ancl paper  industry. He pointed to a certoir  great development where a large con  corn is actively initiating operations. " c  : Mr. Sam Guthrie���������Not another  closed town. I hope.  ^Canon ITinchliffe, Conservative  member for Victoria, "referred to the  remarks of Mr. H. U. Perry (Fort  George) that money had been wasted  with tho Northern Construction  Company. If the members wero assured that such v.-nstc wculrl not. bo  continued, they would IVrd justified  In voting another four millions additional until such time as an-investigation "had been made. Not till  then should Die government throw  up its hands in despair.  Mr. -George Hanes (North Vancouver) held that it was not a question of building from Squamish.  Mit rather from North Vancouver.  Twenty-seven miles required to be  built, before the North Shore city was  connected with the northern line,  and ho hoped to see part of tin's  four" million appropriation spent on  this Avprk. Mr. Hanes referred to the  old time P. G. E. inquiry and to the  repealed challenge of (he Premier  'o the leader of tlie Opposition lo  demand an investigation, and of his  ittemnls at tlie last session to have  nn inquiry held "I don't lake Hip.  Premier very seriously on this ma!  ter," stated Mr. Hanes. "1 would ask  the Premier fo challenge me for an  investigation and I'll accommodate  him   within   twenty-four   hours."  "There are no strings unnn the  niember to prevent him asking for  an   inquiry."   retorted   the  Premier.  application    foi  rowed    would  stock,  but   not  was   so   used.  the prophecy  would be   , another  ���������.mother    lean of a    few    millions t*  complete the road and lo buy rolling  stock.  "There never was a  greater'scandal committed by any business man;'  declared  Mr,   Bowser,   "and  particularly by a man 'who calls himself the  president   of   a   railway,., than ..picking up a real estate agent because be  supported   the   Attorney-General   in'  Ward 2 in    Vancouver, and    placing  hhn.'iii charge of a railway at $G000  a, year." The only experience Mr. A,  B. Buckworth had of railway matter?  was (hat he was receiver (or a time  of the road from Republic to Grand  Forks, a' sort of bailiff of the hot-ar  line that ran trains once a week.  Mr. Bowser then made. 30ine com  parisons,  that,   under the three successive managers of the line, the de  ficits had steadily increased. In 1918  under Mr. George'  Courtney,  it ,\vae  S II.",000.  In   1919,  under  Mr.   Geo.  Mac.donald, it was $202,113. In 1920  under    Mr.     Buckworth, it    rose r  $334,318.  ���������'Might I ��������� ask my honorablt  friend from The Islands if I am to  blame for that?" said Mr. Bowser.'  "Of course  you are,-'  replied  Mr  Jackson.  Mr. Bowser then made some comparisons of the deficits by months.  In the month of-September the-deficit  for  1918   was  $3,427;   for the  same month in     1919 it    was    $14,  747;    while in the   same    month oj  1920'it. had risen to $31,121.    Com-  ; paring the months of December wa,:  j $15,564;   in   1919,   it   was   $21,309;  land in 1920 it went up to    $48,558  Premier Oliver: "Will my honour  able friends tell us the mileage in  operation' at each period?"  Mr. Bowser: 'What of it. The  more mileage the '. more revenue  Otherwise you got as much revenue  from throe miles as from fifteen  you would not build the fifteen..  Further comparisons for the thret-  months, September, Octobar and  November, showed that in 1918 thc-  deficit was $6,617; in 1.919 it was  $4 5,972; in 192 0 it was $.101,000  No -wonder," said Mr. Bowser', "that  we are asked for authority to borrow  more money for the Pacific Great  Eastern."  On the question of - management  he declared that a, competent man  ought to bo employed. He suggested  Mr. Kilpatrick. a railway man of  experience. Or the government  might approach some of the retired  employees of the C.P.R. residents in  the province, who were known fo be  ! quite capable of filling the position.  TC'tin's did not suit them they might  go 'to one of the large railway companies and get one of'their young  men    who was     known to be . com  petent.     Anything   would    be   beltii'i--  than having the road run  by a  ward  politician.  The   Opposition   leader   then   to������k  up souk; ol   the statements 'made by  him   during   1 he ��������� election   campaign.  One el*  (hose   was lo tin* effect   that  the   P.' CL  10.' had  paid  $70,000  each  for  three engines  which  were found  lo be too heavy    aud too    long    an!'  could not be used., lie had made tlie  mistake 'of saying that    these    were  purchased  in   Chicago,   whereas-(.hej  were  bought  at  Kingston,   Out.   But  otherwise he repeated the statement  now.   He   was   informed   that   these.:  engines-were now standing at Scjuar./;  ish, because, on account of the sharp"  curves    and the light    rails,' the engines could not be used,  Premier Oliver:  "Mr. William Rae'  the   expert   who   bought   them,   was  appointed by    the late-   government  and has no superior as a mechanic in  this  province."  Mr. Bowser replied that he had ���������  nothing against Mr. .Rae as an inspector of tramways, the position  which he held under the late government,,.but that was a differeut  matter from buying engines.  Another statement which Mr. Bow  ser said he' had made during tho,  campaign, and which he repeated  now, was' that" $20,000. was spent  on building a sidetrack to a gravel-  pit from which no gravel -was ever  taken. He was informed- that some ���������  carloads of mud were taken out ot  this place and distributed along the  right-of-way, but not any gravel.  Premier  Oliver:   "My  honourable  friend must be very easy."  Mr.' Bowser. "The premier may  think that is an' answer to charges  that I am making in all seriousness.  I made the charges in the campaign  and I make it here that $20;000 was  spent to put a line into a gravel pit  and no gravel was taken out." ' '���������  Mr.   Bowser   also   made  some   ref-.  erence  to   the   townsite  at  Williams-  Lake.   He  was   informed     that    -the  Premier had gone to*Williams Lake  and had ordered the location  of the  station    changed,so as to'  put it    in  the     middle   of'the 'townsite.   This-  was  done without any  reference  as'  to whether the new location' was the-'  oroper one or not.. The premier had  'Imply  said, "I, the minister  of  f! \  P. G.I0.,  I,' as minister of' railwavs  wish   the     location     of  the     station  changed from  where the'railway ox-  pert put it and placed in the middle  of the townsite,    where I    think-  it.  should    be."   Mr.   Bowser- estimated  I.hot- the     making of     this     change  would,cost about $02,000.  Mr.-Oliver     moved   Iho.     adjourn-,  ment of  the, debate.  "I  think."   an Id  the premier, "that when my honour  able  friend hears inc.  he  will  know  more about (he facts than he has told  us  this afternoon."  Mr.  Bowser:   "1 hope you will tell  us nil about. Buckworth."  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Watkins  ihe   wedding  of   Miss   Daisy  Mr. Galloway in Vancouver  day.  attended  Aish  to  Wednes-  IMl-KMIHIl  QUITS  HORS'O  BUSINiOS.-.  VICTORIA, MarHi 11.���������Interesting details in connection with a loan  of $6000 made fo four returned soldiers, Messrs. Sain Gothard, Carroll.  Birch and Smith, were enquired into,  by the Public Accounts committee  yesterday. According to what litl.b  information was handed out: prior  to the departmental papers being  brought down by Major .Martyn '  Commissioner of Industries,' Gotb-  ard and bis party staked certain  claims at Telegraph Crook on the  Stikine river. The gold commis-  ioner's letter stated that, acting un  dor instructions from the department of mines, be had not collected  the ordinary statutory fee of $20  on each lease. The aftermath appears in a loan made by Premier  Oliver of $6000. the leases now stand  ing in the name of the Minister of  ndustries.  In asking for a return of nil papers on the matter, Mr. Bowser  stated that .it was evident that the  Premier had forsaken the horse business and had gone into hydraulic  mining. It is whispered that what  happened to the $6000 would furnish  interesting reading.  When  you  ortkr  printing  you  more than paper and ink.  The best advertising  talk  in  vulgar and  commonplace  if  distinction.  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We have taken the agency for the Maxwell and  Chalmers Cars and Maxwell Trucks, and will be  in a position.shortly to display these new cars;  and we are prepared to give service with all the  cars Sve sell.  Don't forget c*jr Specialties:  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  BATTERIES     "  ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  REWOUND  We guarantee all our work lo be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage &. Machine Shop  Limited  Phone, B. C. 7  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  ��������� PUOiUFT DELIVERY.IS AT YOUK SEKVICE  ALBERT'LEE,  Baker, and Grocer  AggMtttnxmmisBm  mxt*em������������3m  I  :sl  OPKX"   KVKUY   KDIDAV  ARROTSfFORI),    IS.   C.  J. E. PARTON  Carries  :i  Slock  of  Wall Paper  AND  A T. N. T. Explosive of .great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  EEHaMajCTCTKaBrsji  3  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  Insurance of all kinds  '.   NOTARY PUBLIC .  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL,EST ATEr���������Mouey to Lomii on Good VariK M or images  ailum  Abbotsford  i  f!f?3?  JKCM     tTTr������fly^JTf Ti 1 "��������� "*li'Jf^'**,*^WFy '  S3KBB9SBBURXBIJSBBE3SB  3h.&  ABBOTSFORD B. C.  Farmers 1918  Advertisements under  heading cost 25 cents  Leave copy and money  botsford Garage.  the    above  per    issue.  at The  Ab-  TO TA'KK  asaaaaamsBB^a  BlrtlB IIIUIMIItfllh'llff  CENSUS ON  JUNK   FIRST  NKXT  OTTAWA.���������With . the appointment within the present coining  week , of census commissioners  throughout Canada, the way will be  paved for the decennial census oi  June 1. The commissioners���������one for  each electoral division���������will select  the enumerators, and the-total, will  be about fifteen thousand. Everything will be recorded as on June 1,  chough the enumeration will extend  to varying periods. Births after J wit  1, will not be counted, nor will  deaths be deducted. The initial tabulation to be announced in Octobei  will deal only with population. The  figures available then would furnish  the base of distribution of parliamentary representation at a fall  session, if one were held for that  purpose.  TWO FEATURES  I am keeping to the front.     My Goods arc high  grade ��������� <   ;  AND I hey are fresh.  ' THA T'S ONE FORM OF SER VICE I GIVE.  A.G. ANDREWS  IMMIGRANTS' FROM CENTRA I,  KCROPK NOT TO BE LET IN  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  c  Fanners' Phono 1303  TNOlliST TRAFFIC  Mr. Herbert ('.uthbert, secretary  of the Pacific Northwest Association  who was -in attendance at lhe Victoria Good Beads convention, declared that during hist y;;ur 2 50.-  000 people came into this province  through the customs port of Blaine ,  alone. "Some one has esl imatod j 'J/,ore ari!  that they spend $20 inch, or ;i total i "v  of $5,000,000," added Mr. Culh-  bert. "A large number c( people  have come in through, fiber gateways, especially Kinrn"'* Je,. Banff,  Prince George and Prince Rupert.  Thet ourist travel tlr.-'ongh F-ist  Kooter.ay especially b\',"iiiouiol>>!(:,  has oxceded all previous years and I  give due credit, to the Fanl Koot-  enay Boards of Trade for their enterprise  in  this  matter."  The Facile Northwest Tourist Association is composed of the two  states of Oregon and Washington,  and the province of British Columbia  Oregon has contributed $2;"),000 a  year, Washington $25,000, and Brit  ish Columbia $12,500.  It  has  been  a  most  generous  arrangement for British Columbia, Mr.  Ciithbert points out,     because  these  two states realize her small population   and  allowed   her  to   reap  equal  bonolts   for  one-fth   of   the  expenditure,  and   to  allow  her  equal   representation on  the  board  of directors.  5 directors for each state  10 ment. three or four times a year  to  supervise   the  expenditure   which  ;s In budget form.     Under    this system  r-.-ach state gets it  s    maximum  'imount of publicity for a minimum  -imount of overhead, and  the assoc- j  iation   is   the   only   one   of   its   kind  in   the   world  and   probably  has  the j  !-.est   record   of any  public  organi'/a- |  tion,   whore   84   per   cent   of   its   in- '  c.'*mc   is  spent   in   publicity   and   1.G'.  'ter cent on overhead. I  Tin bulk of Its publicity is in paid  advertising in newspapers and maga-1  '���������:ines. over 50 of the largest news-|  nnpers in the United States and Can- !  ada being used and something like  20 national and recreation maga-'  sines, . |  OTTAWA, March 11.���������Some strik  ing changes in the regulations governing the admission of immigrants  to Canada, are reported to be under  consideration by the cabinet. These,  which are expected to be passed  within'the next day or two, will, it  is said, maintain or Increase the  money regulations at present in  force and will admit only bona  fide farm workers and domestic help  I Immigration from Great Britian,  France or the United States win  it is reported, not be hindered by  the new regulations, but the bars,  will be kept up against 'imigrants  form'Central Europe.  The regulations are expected to  come before the cabinet council -this  week. In the case of immigrants  whose passages havo already been  booked, but who arc unable fo get  passage before the new regulations  come into effect, there probably will  be a clause provided for their admission under the regulations now  existing.  An important, clause, it is understood, will deal with the admission  of skilled labor. In the case of mechanics of nil classes, tho proposal is  said fo be to admit only such men as  there is actual demand for in any  line of work.  CASH   GROCER  ABR0T9F0RD,   B.   C.  ������ra������^w*^������*������������l^^y?**^.t������wi^iqfjflBfP������fM  FARMERS' SUPPLYSTORE  Successor to A. P. Slade & Co.  We buy eggs, poultry, etc.  We sell flour and feed  ABBOTSFORD  Operated by R.. Leary  ajaBBffiBES3BS=23  Byfr*y*'*^*"���������''^PT-^^^^P-VT^Ti IHHI'll |TT  FEW  FARMERS  PAY  INCOME  TAXES  "Cut, father, he's my soul mate."  "Tut.tut, daughter. Don't be foolish. Just because two young people  happen to like the same phonograph  records it doesn't necessarily mean  that they were made for each other.'  OTTAWA, March 9.���������That $G2,-  t-87, 238. .02 was collected up to  February 2S, 11)21. under the Income Tax Act. and that $957,980.27  of (his amount was collected from  the farmers of Canada, was stated In  the "i-louse of, Commons last iveek, in  reply to a question by A. Ver-  ville (St. Bennies). The total amount  collected in each province ancl the  amount collected from fanners in  each province was stated as follows:  Nova Scotia and Prince Edward  Ir-land, total, $1,101,727.49; farmers  ^ ,2 7 1.72.  New Brunswick, total, $91)4, 727.-  ���������;5;  farmers, $239'A.30.  Quebec. total, $20,734,083.75;  farmers,   867,974.75.  Manitoba, total, $5,040,695.73;  farmers, $151,030.17.  Saskatchewan, total, % 1,466,!.84.-  4!������;   farmers,  $340,900.98.  Alberta, total $2,035,57!*.17:  farmers,   $361,218.39.  British Columbia, total, $2,668,-  710.13;   farmers,   $22,203.63.  Yukon, total, $33,388.67; formers,  T'-0.55. '���������  It was stated that the statistics  ���������for. the calendar year 1919 were not  yet available.  Mission Gun Club  Elects Officers  'At a meeting on  Monday ovening  the  Gun Club.elected  the  following  officers:  resident���������J.   C.   Morrison. t  "Vice-Pres.���������M. Macdonald.  Secretary���������ID   Osborne,   jnr.  Fi?ld   Captain���������l-I.   Sweney  Season   will   be   from   April  Sept.  29  and shooting will be  Thursday   -it   3   p.   in.  7   to  every  Willie: "Ma. what is the difference between an engaged girl and a  marri.J woman?"  Ma: "A married woman personally attends to the work of tying  her own shoelaces."  ���������'HOW TO KILL THF] FALL ! AIH  (By A.  Grouch.)  1. Do not show anything. Leave  it till next year.  .2. Bo not go. Keep the family at  home. Let the fool neighbors go if  they like.  3. If you do go, erit.ize as freely  as possible and tell everybody how a  fair should be run.  4- Toll the judges they don't know  their business. Don't ask them the  reasons for their placings because  they might make you look foolish.  5. Take samples of all the cakes,  fruit, etc. Folks never expect to get  their things back anyway.  6. Don't enter for any of I lie sports  or races. You might, lose your dignity  or avoirdupois or something. '���������  7. Pray for it to keep on raining!  Miss Kathleen N. G-. Apps is teacher of Division XL of the Revelstokc  public school. There ."..re fourteen  teachers and Miss Apps has 4 5 pupils'  enrolled.  11,  -���������/J  ii  ''I  ���������-I  E9&5  i^i^-^iijilihin":  ^Mi^^WWWl

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