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 smimNmmmtmmmrtiwm  With which is incorjporat������d~w*Jae Huntingdon Star"  '  V.'-   is  Vol. VKXHI.,--N(y. Al;  \ Convention to he '"',,:'"' '*  Held on April IS  That the parent-teacher "assVcia-  ,Uo!is are .becoming a powerful actor  [in the municipal' life of British Col-  uunbia and will continue Lo Increase  lin influence Is indicated by tho ,an*1  [nouneement that a convention-will  jbc held in Vancouver   April    18    to  form a provincial parent-teachcr'-fed-  jeratlon. p ���������  Parcnt-lonchor associations of Victoria ancl surrounding district's, it is  Icxpocted, will bo represented at this  I'.onventlpn which will, be asked to  j'oj'in tli'e now    provincial    organizu-  , Ion. '  <II*ERAL WINS SKAT IV XICLSON  NELSON, S./O., March 24.--Ken-  I ei h Camp bell' has been elected to  f'le Provincial Legislature for Nelson  [iding in the L'beral incerests. .,  lie defeated his Conservative bp-  [anent,.'Mayor C. F. McHardy. by a  Fiajority'ot' 559 votes. The final I'ig-  i res stand: ��������� . "  Campbell, l,053;Mc Hardy,'   -I'M.  The election-was  made   necescary  y the resignation 'last   aitu.iin   of.j had further'protected the  Protection For'\  \ ��������� \ ' Growers is Urged  OTTAWA, March 18.���������In" a speech  which was mainly, directed . at , tho  Progressives, to which c'uarier he  turned,his face throughout, Mr. J. A.  McKolvlo of Valo on Wednesday explained why a protective tariff way  .necessary for the British Columbia  fruit industry and argued for its retention if tho industry was to survive. He stated that, forty million  dollars was invested in tho industry,  and tho. market in the prairie provinces.*   ' - ���������  Before (he tariff was increased a  few years ago, Washington,' Idaho,  and Montana were producing apples  'In such large quantities and consequently so much more cheaply than  British Columbia could do'and with  a so much wider market-that' 'they  were able,to flood the prairies' and  stark ruin, was staring the B.- 0.  growers in the face. They were able  tq.jsell apples at much less*than tho  cost of production,'In Canada. Sincc-  the duty was increased the industry  had begun to flourish and the annual  production, was now'.six thousand  cars. The addition of dumping clause  industry,"  ���������-���������- ~~ rrr--CY ,,  ��������� v. --*   Abbotsford, B. 0.,'-Fr#>KV, March 24, 1922.  .-? Z     V. .'.*,?,--        ���������       '������������������������������������������������������,.,-���������������������������.'!'_..   '    ,J -L*z   '        ' ���������^���������  f   ���������*   ������������������ **  $1.00 Per Annum.  Almost Ready',^ v  To Divem River  * *���������������',  ' 'VlCTbRTV March' 20;*^Pho forces  ,al,.",yprlc on the Sumas^fteclamation  Schem,9~ are now .gettihgipqjjuiy to divert tho -yfe'djier i River.'*axiJ^jw/ll .Jiave  the diyefsloii' completed Y'Within a  couple of weeks, the .Hon.: ;E. D/ Barrow, minister of agriculture, announced today on his,return"i6[ the Parliament Buildings from d/half-week's  inspection tour of the Siinias work  )r. W. O. Rose,   Conservative, ��������� who i The orchardists this year were in al-  [ad represented Nelson in tlie iegis-  Jiture since 1916.  The campaign has. been a brisk  Ine and-the interest in it. was keen,  jeveral members of 1 the/ provincial  Jovernnient spoke in support, of, >Mr.  Vampbell, and the former member,  X;r. Rose, and Hon. Mr. Bowser, Cca-  [srvative leader, campaigned for. Mr.  \icKta!Syr-'-A^'rr"-^-'"-'"''' -'-wf-r  The election was "quiet, but seyeral  iharges of personation - were laid.  Patrick Long, -charged by ConserVa-  live supporters with voting under a  false name, was rarrested and reused on bail.  "The result is -very gratifying so  lir as the government is concerned.  Jiid will have a'"tendency..to. cut oft  lot of criticism," said Hon. Dr. W.  lulherland over the long distance  ilephcne. ' '*-".'  "No date has beeii set for the hold-  *g of the two other by-elections, but  |.ie Nelson result will,certainly have  bearing on government policy "s hi  his regard," said the minister.  most as .bad a position as the grain  growers although they had to get into the United- States market through  local and temporary conditions across  the line. <-*He,said his political,,opponents in his];o'wn. /constituency*- had  come to - Ottawa asking -���������'that-*-'the  dumping, clause be retained. .."Tne  Progressives' listened, attentively'but  .did-.not-appeat^to.;be.^pn.Y4hcedvtha^.i  any protection was.good.'  MORE TIME TO GET   ON LIST  VICTORIA,     Marcii   23.���������With   a  |'ew to. affording further -time v-ith-  'Vhi-ili persons    qualified to -have  heir names placed upon the provin-  lal voters' list may do so, the period  Jn* registration has been extended by  [rderin-council  passed   on   Wednes-  |ay .jv tlu* nrovincial' cabinet.' ���������  The court of revision is scheduled  - be held on the    third    Moudey in  jay but has now been postponed un-  I' the third Monday in June,    ruder  |'6 provisions of the provincial Elec-  |ons Act no names can be placed on  lie voters' list dui'ing'tho siy weeks  jamediately prior to the    holding of  fie court of revision. ' By the exten-  Jon of-time, opportunity will be :*iv-  Sn to thousands ' of   electoi-s   whose  James^do not appear on the list     to  legister and have them placed therein up to May 7.  PROFESSOR LLOYD ADDRESSES  POULTRY ASSOCfATION  "The Three Live Ghosts," now on  lis third week in Vancouver, at the  nonunion and Capital, has been book-  id to appear at the Local Theatre  May 19 th and 20th.  The regular meeting of the Poultry Association was held recently in  .the" Bank of Montreal- Chambers. A  committee was formed for the purpose of'meeting the Agricultural Association in'order to lay before them  'a recommendation for a re-classification of the prize list and better accommodation for the poultry at the  next-local-fall fair.  A committee was also formed from  amongst the poultrymen themselves,  to meet members of the Fraser Valley, Huntingdon Feed and Berry  Growers' Associations for lhe purpose of discussing the advisability of  forming a single co-operative association embracing all these varied interests.  ��������� -    " ' .   '���������      "  The speaker for tne evening was  Professor Lloyd of the University ./'  B. C," who gave an interesting talh  en "Hatching and Rearing." He also  outlined the excellent research work  being carried on at the University,  results from which will be of real  practical value to the poultrymen of  this province. ' The individual poul-  tryman has not the time or means to  carry on this work ancl it is up to  [him to see that Professor Lloyd and  his associates at. the University receive the necessary support- in order  lo carry on the good work, which at  the present time is carried on under,  great'difficulties, for which there  should be no necessity whatever.  The meeting closed    with a   very  hearty vote of thanks to the speaker.  the total of 30,000 will brf protected  this ae'ason' from the Fiaq'er floods,"  said Mr. P.arrow. "The wafer usual  ly begins to creep up -/iriH'May ' and  reaches its high point-, about, the  third week in June. W^'^ere-delayed by the frost for-a- whiW,' but. we  liave^now got on extra ^equipment  and t have three suction dredges ai  work; so that we will get^- the work  done'on time. ' ,'/-;>.,  '��������� "I,am particularly ' well pleased  witluthe progress that is-being made  there, and there is nothing,whatever  to be anxious about/now*, unless wev  have very abnormal water conditions  this/year."        -.       '.���������,���������,*", *..* ' ','���������  After the Vedder River'is', diverted  and .the 20,000 acres of^hjigher land  is protected from the, river, work will  be started on. cutting"ja.' ,,'canal to  drain, Sumas, Lake,' which" |ias'ari- aroa  of "about 1-0,000 acres,//, ^ .'^.  -  On his return ���������vis.H^toT0.ttawa,,>Pi'e-  mier."Oliver .carried ron '/negotiations  for the Dqniinion goVfernmj^dt/t^seli  ,tliia;,la4������eVa^  and'Jthe ^'deal.tis ; now-,>bein'g ,/put*  through. [   .   - '        -- '-'  OPENING THE -NEW .- *'��������� *''     ^ ���������  HOSPITAL THIS MONTH  HON. DR. KINO TS   ELECTED  FERNIE, B. C,      March 15.���������Re-  jurns from 60 polls out of a total of  1)9 in the East Kootenay    constitu-  Smsy indicate   that   Hon.    Dr. J. H.  !>ncy indicate that   Hon. Dr.   J.   IJ.  king, minister, of public works in the  [d to parliament in that riding by a  liajority of at least 1000 oyer his La-  ku'-Progrcssive"  opponent,    H.    M  lirondson of Cranbrook: The figurc-ri  lor the 00 polls', which    include   a'i  fne larger    centres    of    population,  Itand: King-3016,    Brondson    1855  fi'he remaining nine'polls are in    re-  laoter sections of the riding and did  liot return their.polls last night.  Abbotsford's new hospital will be  opened about the end of the ��������� -month  and will indeed be a credit to tho  municipalities of Sumas, Matsqui  and Abbotsford, town. This * hospital is for the use of the district "above  mentioned and the people have come  forward loyally and supported the  building of it with their, contributions and how that it is to be opened  all hope to see it as up-to-date-' as  possible..  It is expected that the ,.hosptial  will -be opened without ���������one. dollar  debt on-it, yet the work is by ut>  means altogether completed '.'as almost any-amount can be .spent oh the  furnishing of such a building,' and  there is always the maintenance of  such  an  institution.'  Any person paying $5.00," according to the by-laws, will have a vote  at the general meetings, and it is  the wish of the directors that those  who have not already subscribed.will  consider favorably the idea of-associating themselves with an institution  that is sure to' bring back'to the  community a thousandfold investment.   '       "    ' * '   "  The C. N. R. Football Team of  Port Mann, played a game here on  Saturday with the Abbotsford team  and were defeated by a score of 3-0.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crockett are  receiving congratulations upon, the  arrival of a little daughter on- St.  Patrick's. Day.  Miss McLeod and Mr. N. McLeod of  Hamrtiond were the week-end guests  of" Mrs. Stinson.  Miss ��������� Vera Hunt of Vancouver  spent the week-end at her home hero.  Mr. A. G. Andrews, who has sold  out the Cash and Carry Grocery Storo  to Mr. R. MacLeod, spent a few days  in New Westminster this1 week. Mr.  Andrews will ' take up farming at  Boundary, Lake. Mr* R. MacLeod took  over the business this.week.  A branch store of the   Brackman  ���������Kerr Co. has    opened up in   Gazley  Block.   Mr.'F. A.   Marshall of   New  Westminster is manager of the ' Abbotsford store.  Mr. Vanetta, Sr. of Aldergrove  was the'guest of Mrs. J. Vanetta this  week. -    .-  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian Church lield a successful St. Patrick's Tea and sale of home cookin?  on Saturday afternoon in the Gazley  Block.    -.    "  Mrs'.'J.-L. Kennedy of Sumas Prairie spent'the week-end in town..  The dance given in the Harrop hall  on Friday evening last under the  auspices.of the Eastern Star Lodge  was a decided, success both social'.v  and financiallyt and the committee'  ih.charge. deserve .all credit for "the  rca^rying.idfcttie 'pleasantiafiairr^V, y-V-  ' - "'Mrs.' ' J. Caldwell, Sr.~- returned  home .from Vancouver last/Saturday,  after-spending, several : weeks with  her daughter there.  Mr.', and Mrs. F. Blinch have moved into the house owned by" "Mr. - A.  Munroe on the lower Sumas Road. ,'  /Miss Grace Kennedy of Vancouver  was a visitor in Abbotsford over the  week-end.  The ladies of Huntingdon gave    a  military whist drive in the Alexandria Hail, Huntingdon, last evening,  in aid of lhe M. S. A. hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. G.'A. Haddrell Were  visitors in Vancouver a few0 days,  this week.  A' special meeting of the Women's'  Auxiliary of the M. S. A. hospital  will be held in the Bank of Montreal  Chambers next Wednesday at 3 p. m.  Mrs. D. Fraser is visiting in Chilliwack.  Rev. W. Robertson has received  word of the, death of his brother,  David Robertson, which' occurred in  Toronto last week.    .  Miss Margaret Smith.is in Vancouver attending the wedding of her  cousin( Miss Margaret Rohb. - .  Mrs.'oT. McMillan spent Friday in  Betllingham.'  Mrs. L. McNeil who returned   thia  _week from the-  Vancouver General  Hospital, left on Friday for  -Regina  where she will be the   guest of   her  sister for a few weeke.  Mr. and Mrs. D. Emery of Vancou-"  ver are visiting Mrs'. D. Smith.  The local management of thi-  Moving Picture Theatre has arranged  for a 3 piece Orchestra during the  playing of the Sheik, Friday and Saturday, next week.  Mr. T. Bradwell visited Abbotsford  on Wednesday, ostensibly for the  purpose of sizing up the situation  for a new Bakery. '  *  ,One of the most remarkable Pictures of the current season is' "THE  ���������.SHEIK,"-;Which' conies.,to. the_ ;Ah/  -"BS'fiffo'rd*:Tirea'tre ^next'"/Friday^ rand  Saturday' evening;"'Mar. 31 andrApril  1... It is said to i.be.a .photographic  masterpiece. Agnes "Ayres,/a beautiful Paramount Star, and Rudolph  Valentino, a talented leading man.'  are the featured players'.  *- _        _^___.___ ***  Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30.; Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.   .     /\  ���������Messrs. Wright and Johnson ol  the Abbotsford Garage, with Mi.  Arnold as superintendent, are busy  preparing to install their new Radiophone, which they hope to have  ready for receiving messages before  the end of the week. Mr. Wright  had one of the first wireless systems  established in the Eraser Valley and  is therefore experienced in this line  of rapid transit of news.  PUPILS TO BE TRAINED"  FOR MAY DAY CELEBRATION  Mrs. Bennett has-   just    returned  from the coast where she spent a few  Itays. ���������'���������������������������/'���������  Mr. R. G. MacLeod, who has taken over the business of Mr. A. G. Andrews, smilingly says that he is well  pleased with the idea of locating, in  Abbotsford. He is no stranger .' in  the Fraser Valley having worked, at  Langley and Cloverdale.  Another new building is going up  in Abbotsford and it is said that the  new millnery store will open just as  soon as the building is completed.  The May Day committee met at  the home of Mrs. D. Smith * Tuesday  evening with a, splendid attendance.  The training of the children.for' the  Maypole, will begin at once'under the  direction'of Mrs. C. Spring.  The local brass band will, assist in  the celebration. It has been decided  to hold a parade of floats," -^automobiles and, bicycles, prizes to be given  for the best decorated.  A special list of sports is' being arranged, and ball games will'.also be  inlcuded on the programme/  Tonight at The LOCAL THEATRE  Wallace Reid, in "Sick Abed," with  Bebe Daniels as Nurse. A hilarious  screen farce, brimful of laughter, a  sure cure for the Blues.     !   ���������/  Our idea of throwing money away  is to pay two dollars'for an .orchestra  seat and listen to acomedian psring a  joke we sold to a magazine five yearn  ago for fifty cents.    ' '       -'"-'-���������  Mr. J. A.  ess trip to  week.  McGowan made a bupin-  VancouVer"   during    the  We have placed in stock a complete line of Men's up-to- %  date clothing at prices   that will stand   favorably in comparison with the large mail order houses.  Men's dark brown all wool tweed suits at $17.50  Dark gray all wool at $2(  Dark stripe worsted at  $22.50 and $25.<  *    We are also exclusive agents for the finest tailored-to-  measure   clothing   made in Canada. , All the new spring  samples are here and prices show a decline of 60 per cent.  ' Measurements taken by an expert and fit guaranteed.  WORK SHIRTS, a new   shipment and   prices   equal to  pre-war.  Good quality strong Denim shirts, all sizes $1.50  We have about twenty dozen linen collars, newest styles,  sizes 13 1-2 to 15.3-4, on sale 2 for 25c?  We have the most complete and up-to-the-minute stock of  furnishings in the Valley.  aA  . ,f-  *  NE W PRINTS, GINGHAMS, VOILES  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  ������  wwmmmmmmgmmsmsmm ttHBB  'III.  lt\  I-b!  f������ .4.0*8 TWU  j ���������_.. i?^  _ i  ii ii-1 ������������������    r   in ii t   in in   t> mum i nrMin ���������imiiti*in*ai rairMMrwiihm*'i������������������Mau'T    *"    '      ������'���������������������������������--  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY,-MARCH 24,  192?,  The question of incorporation i.s  ��������� again stirring- sonic citizens of this  community, and it does seem a pity  that this matter should not he gone  into fully and soe just whfire wo  stand. Last year tin* Board c������ Trade  would not consider the question hut  this year it does appcu* that the  new blood in the Board area bit  more ambitious' than some of the  older members and at the last meeting some of the m ambers wero quite  worked up over tho question.  When the editor ol' this papor first  , settled in Mission    City    one ol'   his  warnings was that the papor was not  to talf incorporation    as it was ,not  considered by the    largest    property  . owners in the best interests of     tho  community.    Yet there were sonic in  those days who thought that   incorporation   would be of   advantage to  .    the town.  But in. those days there were no  . sidewalks and main street was more  like a country road than-the principal street of a town. There was a  little sidewalk on the street leading  to the hospital from Grand Avenue  and that was about ail there was in  the whole burg. That summer-���������  1,908���������the citizens got. up a pctilion  and sent- it to the governnioni  through!the local.representative, who  during the'next few-years looked after the "matter pretty well,1 and- the  Hon. Thomas Taylor, then- Minister  of Public Works, made a personal  visit to the town-to see that the  walks were put down right. Later on  the rock was put on Washington  Street, and that it was well done,  that the present ��������� -condition of, the  road will indicate, for with a  little supervision it is still in good  . condition,-much better than the side-  walksNare at the present time. They  have not the supervision., from the  government that "they should.  Now .'the,question is, would the  burg he.any better off- with incorporation as a.village than it is now?  True'we'would be able to spend our  own money, but could'and would it  be spent to as' good advantage as - it.  is now? Would' we getany more fur,  the amount of taxes that we are paying? Would the commissioners F.oe  to it that the money was spent'where  it should be* of the : best advantage,-  and would the citizens be any bettor  satisfied-then than they are now'.'  We could >ask* ourselves a lot mbr'.*  questions like this,.and we would not  know how it would be until we had  tried/it: And after we had , tried.it,  and were 'not satisfied, what would be  the next step? People talk about taxation- now, what would it be should  the thr^ee' commissioners' decide that  they wan ted. twenty mills, the limit,  instead.of . ten as at present? We  . would shave to keep on going as we  were or get in with the'municipality,  and woiijcl the municipality take us  in then" when we could not make our  own affairs run smoothly?  Incorporation is a matter ��������� that  needs consideration from every point  of-*view, and the'question' answered,  would .we be. any better, off. spending  the small amount of money at tea  mills than we are now? It is a big  question, and the principal promoters  should bring forward the examples of  some really successful small incorporations'. We all know some that  are not successful, and they stand  prominently -before us. Convincing  the majority that incorporation  would be of benefit would he half the  battle.  have    had so    many    soup-kitchens.  Have you not in the past dear   reader known of men who were absolutely broke when the winter came along,  but who did not ask the help of. any  city, being perhaps too    proud- to do  so. We have heard of men, and knew  men who worked for the winter   for  their board and some clothes,    probably with-some   farmer   or at   some  other occupation.    Now it is differen*-,  in-many cases. There is always plenty of work to do even in hard times,  and we believe a man is more   independent working than    loafing, even  if the working is not to    his    liking  However our sympathy    goes ,out to  the poor fellow who is hungry     and  ,cold, and perhaps" after all it is'   that  same feeling that,    makes   provision  for the unemployed during the winter.  If the milk of a red cow drunk by  afchild makes the child red-headed  when it grows up, no ( wonder there  are so many gray people with the  tlolstein giving so much good milk.  Many people talk of a drum-tight  Sunday. Would that mean that we  do not talk about, our neighbors' affair on Sunday?  They tell us that Ottawa is' full of  those who have been "life-long" Liberals all seeking a job frorii the government. It is over ten years' since  the Liberals had full sway for the  government jobs, but since tho Union  government came into power we  thought that they had about equal  chances, or in some cases better  chances with Calder than the Conservatives1. We know-of some Liberals  who did well under the Conservative  government. Howevei .to tlie victor  belongs- th'j spoils and maybe the.  farmers will have all the good. * jobs  in a few years', and we tguess some of  them could stand it too.  "  (ing $2,070,906.'  Q.-���������Jl. How-many aliens- became  naturalized Canadians in 1920-21?  and. what;nationalities do they represent?  A.���������"11. No less than 10,507 wore  naturalized in.Canada in the fiscal  year of 1920-21, representing 42 nationalities, leading with 3,953 Amer-  'icans, 1,697 Poles, 1,505 Russians.  577 Roumanians, 443 Swedes, 357  Norwegians, 214 Germans, 213 Italians, 21.2 Greeks, and smaller numbers from 33 other countries.  Q.���������12. What is. the strength in  membership and' finances, of the-  Church of-England in Canada?  A.���������12. The'Church of England in  Canada,rhad in 1920, 1,635 clergy,  598 licensed ! lay readers, 677,228  members and. 216,026 communicants;' "contributions to missions,  1920', $496,121; total contribution?;,  $4,262,630. '  ' Q.-T-13. How . many Indians are  the re" in Canada? 'In how many Reserves? Are they doing well . financially?  A.���������13.* Canada-.'lias' 105,998 Indians on 1,625 Reserves.- They tilled  221,800 acres of land, ,1920-21, producing over two billion bushels of |  grains and roots; worth $3,557,000,  Their lands are worth    $52,000,000'  and their houses, $-5,000/000.    Their  trust fund is $li;"4 58,000.  Q.���������14. How much of the Canadian West lands has been .home.stend-  ed, and how much is still available7  A.���������14. The surveyed area under  homestead in the,^ three Canadian  prairie provinces is 53,913,300 acres:  area still .available for entry, including lands reserved for soldier settlis-  ment, is 24,952,3.00 acres.  Q.���������15.  Is  Canada's  fur ��������� trade  cf  any value or importance?  -10. Canada's fur trade    is one  s.  The;. Saturday..Review; ..of, Victoria  has ti^ right idea .when-it-says. ".We  want all the roads- possible, indeed  we should never ' rest until ' each  farmer in the Province has-easy access to one or more trunk roads. Then  we shall begin to' produce from the  land, the mine, the forest and ���������' the  range." How can we'.expeof farmers  to prosper-and fatten on some of the  roads we have'in the. Fraser "Valley..  The Norris government in Man!'';  toba.has been defeated by-the ��������� combined opposition, yet there are not  enough of any one of the'opposition  to "form a government.. A; Liberal, government in the. minds' of .some, people  A  of her .valuable "natural resources."  and is constantly expanding .in vauio  Over .$20,000,000 worth of pelts (3,-  000,000) were:��������� taken during 1919-  20, and successful markets' have been  held at Winnipeg and Montreal, the  latter realizing over $1,000,000 in  September, 1921.  .  Q.���������16. What is the extent of  Canada's irrigation.; and water supply  prospects?        .     *  A.���������:16.    Canada's   water    supply  projects are estiriiated at 325 domestic, municipal and others    that have  been constructed or are under    construction, together-with 350    industrial projects, chiefly railway    water  supplies; also, 650 small    irrigation  projects have'been constructed. Several are planned in Alberta, assisted  ,.  and'encouraged, by!provincial govern-  -rment backing, involving" an.   ultimate  [outlay 'of over $50,000,000.'; The-de-'  jmand for Irrigation'Farms is greater  at ih,esentr,in-A"l6*!rta'tEah'the' supply.-  Q.���������-17. What is the   number   and  value of Canada's live stock?  ,t A.���������17. Canada's-live stock,-as   on  J.unelS,' 1920,   "numbered-2 0,115,-  193, worth* $1,041-246,000,'   viz., 3,-  400,352 horses, worth $36U,'.328,000;  9,478,380 cattle,- worth    $561,500.-  ,000;  3,720,783 sheep,    worth    $37,-  263,000;     3,516,678    swine,    worth  '$81,15'5,000.        Farm    poultry    was  worth! $37,0,16,000,' viz., turkeys', j  $3,225,000; geese:$2,131,100; ducks/  $976,9*00; and other fowls, $30,683,-  ooo.; ��������� .���������>���������-���������������������������  ���������'���������'��������� Q.---18. How many pupils. attend  ���������the public and other schools in  Canada? '  ,' A.-r^lS. The pupils attending Canada's':, educational institutions', 1919,  were'-1;873,899; ,' including . 1,689,  IMPROVEMENTS' ARE CONSTANT  Solutions of telephone problems arc nearly al-  ways.madje in advance, of necessity. Improvements are "experimented with constantly so that  the standard of service . may be at all tinier, the  very best.. It is not that a standard may be maiit-  -tained, but that the standard may continue to be  as close io perfection as it is humanly possible to  have it. Problems of speed, accuracy and transmission are always before the telephone engineers, r,and the great and precise mechanisms  through which the volume and complexity of telephone traffic is handled are mechanically perfect in the light of present invention.  British Columbia Telephone Company  Made in Canada  ENJOY YOUR CAR NOW  There are weeks of ideal motoring weather  ahead���������-weeks in which to enjoy your. Chevrolet,  and keep you fit to reap the full benefit of  Canada's returning prosperity.  The Chevrolet will   bring you   pleasure to-day  and'make your work more efficient, through the  winter.   At to-day's  prices  you   certainly   have*  nothing to gain by delaying* your.purchase.  Chevrolet, and/Nash Agents.,. '  "   -  Mission City, B. C:  Chevrolet Dealers have a reputation for Service.  may not be' considered the very best,  yet in the midst of a session it .would . 590-itu public schools, 57,424 in tech  not appear'good for a government- to.  be defeated: without- enough-supply'  to carry on- until another govern-,  ment is ready to   .take    the reins of  nical-:and vocational public,   schools  '5,901 .in normal, schools, - 7,711    i  Quebec classical colleges,    9,141 - i  affiliated and professional    colleges'  MODEL "������90" TOURING CAR  power.   As it is in Manitoba now* the,-2.2,187 in universities,- 1,344    blin  Norris' government is being'asked to  carry-on, even" although'defeated.-*- -  The Green field government has'ari  estimated deficit of .some ' $272-,000:  The total borrowings of the -year  192] had' /reached the. magnificient  and deaf mutes, *23,649 in privat  business colleges, and-51,743 in pri  vate echools.  '���������Q-���������19. How many public    schod  (teachers are there in Canada?  A.���������19. Canada had, in. 1919, 53,  4'56 public school teachers  ' (45,249,  ���������female; 8,043 male)/ ..The    percent*.  sum of .  $17,500,000. .-Sounds    "ike  the Oliver government     iii   a sa\alljage of enrollment-'of pupils in>ttendv  way.      The Alberta g'overrinien*-    is ance was ,'67.83.  talking of putting a two-cent .tax on  gasoline per gallon, and it is calculated that this.would bring in- about  $264,000 .in a year. This is one tax  that our premier has forgotten but  do not call his attention ��������� to it for  fear he might-get busy at thf- next  l'a:l session. In Alberta there is every  prospect of a higher tax on amusements. Ye gods! how like our own  provincial  government! .  . Q.-^-20. .What was Canada's birth  marriage-and death rate in, 1920?  .: A.���������20. Canada's vital ������������������' statistics  for 1920 were: f Births, . 247,219 ���������  marriages, 80,472; deaths, 73,563  Perctritages per 1000:- ' Birth rate  '��������� 27.47; "marriage   rate,    8.94';    deatli  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public .  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phone 8001 P. O. Box 69  MISSION CITY, B. C.  Wm. '.''-'Aiddnson  .General Auctioneer and Live  Stock  Specialist.  jBBBa  23 years among the Stockmen of  the 'Fpaaer Valley. '" Am fa'milar  with? the different breeds of live  stock' and tftetr values. .  Address   all qoramupjeations  Box & Ghilrtwack, B. ,6"  to  ENGLISH IN YEAR 2,000?  A Fraser Valley contemporary  heads "one of its articles' with "Local  Asylum to be Enlarged.:' That:-paper,  is not published at  though quite close.  It is said that   the   camp at   Hastings Park in "Vancouver is likely    to  close shortly.    It   certainly    should.  we don't know what it cost the city  of Vancouver this winter to   provide  for those who were out of   work    in  that city.   It cost the province of Alberta $536,435 to assist the    unern-  ployed during the past winter.   It is  understood that    many    able-bodied  men spent the winter at the camp 'n  Vancouver/ How times   are.   changing!    Higl/wages has made a   great [Savings Banks," and  difference in Canada.   The   work-ins��������� carry in deposits?  man of today says he is-entitled    to  high wages, no matter what the co".  ditions.    It is since the high   wages  have come into force that the   cities  Essondale, al-  Q n est ions an d A nswers  O.���������-10. What  are    "Govern merit  what do    they  LONDON.���������What will, the English  language sound like in the , year 2,-  000 A. D.?  This interesting   problem    is now  rate, 8.17. Quebec .had the highest occupying the attention of a group of  , . ,. ������������������. . ���������_ ' XT ,, _/, , phoneticians, under the supervision  birth rate in 3d.7<6, New Brunswick of PporeS8or Daniel Jones, at the  coming second. Ontario had highes'i London University College iu Gow-  marriage rate, Npw Brunswick and'er Street.  Nova:Scotia      highest    death    rates I    They-are making gramophone rec-  British "Columbia ���������"has -lowest birth1 ������rd8 of al! ,ldnds fA BnglIsf^1 *"d'  ��������� H , Tw,,. , ,-��������� n '. , these are being sealed up and depos-  rate.   Death rates of B. C. and pralr- ited for   reference in future .centur  ies provinces much lower than eastern  provinces. </  A.���������10.. Canada carries on several  Government    Savings    Barks.      The^  amount on deposit, on April I, 1921,  was $10,150,353,    the sum deposited  during the fiscal year, 1920-21,    be-  Germau women have won the right  of entrance to the Stock Exchange,  according to a copyright despatch to  the Philadelphia Public Ledger. Thia  privilege was flatly barred under the  old regime, hut,tlie bill allowing.women.'to become brokers passed without debate.        ������������������.���������'������������������������������������'  Success is' not iaylng awake at  night hut by keeping awake in the  daytime. ���������-..  ies. It is the ambition of these specialists one day to have an international institute of speech, in the ar-  chieves of which will be deposited all  the languages of the world, as known,  and recorded in the twentieth cen  tury.  For  a Good SmokeTry  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  8.   C.   CIGAR   FACTORY  WILBERO fit WOLZ. PROPS  It's easy enough to be pleasant  When you pi*|i,your foot on a nail.  But theiMa^wdrth while.  Is the ii^u-^Vho can smile  When hisjjiwif&'-.;^reads' his   persona1  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOB  BEADS-TONES  Phone Connection. Mission Giry  -,iy.;'-  ���������IA.  '%  ������a^ff,-7"<g^������.j,.r..r-.aff-jgm������Pff.,3rrr?.gwiK.**^.  jSMgeyrsi  -' V7-  ���������n,iv*-*trMll-.m- gt--*T\ W!������ J-.14J���������---S������ frit,* ���������  t fKf*MTrv>Jttt^t ���������������;.!) ���������*i;JV  [y-.-y--;:/:;  ':m>:  \t-:+r  '.if-  <U  THE ABBd$SFgp*i  :'M.i.-.  PAGE THREE  ���������r*nftijriliii  Most of Your Home;;!  Actually the greatest part of.  the area of it, is covered with  "Wallpaper. Wallpaper is its  distinctive feature; it forms the  background for everything  else.  Let me show you samples and  give you figures' on hanging,  painting, staining, calsomining,  j. E. PARTON  ABBOTSFORD,   15.   C.  PItUNING  A. E.  (Late   Taylor   &   Humphrey)    ,  B. C. Land Surveyor and  " Civil Engineer   .  Room  6   Hurt   Block,   Chllllwaclt  Box   423. CHILLIWACK  BARRISTERS and; K  ^SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FDIDAY  AKROTSFORD,   IL   C.  NUT COAL  For Chicken Brooding  Plaster, Lime and Cement  COAL AND TRANSFER  PRICES RIGHT  J. W .COTTRELL  ABBOTSFORD  ABBOTSFORD,  First Saturday in  Each Month  at 1 p. m.  ALAN M. BROKOVSKl  Auctioneer  Of. McPliee's. Stable  P. 0/Box 94  "TORSALE  SUBDIVISION   OP FARM LANDS  good  Lot 1���������-3.364 acres uncleared land..  A. ,1. soil, good-water,', electric light,  facing the Hospital..;/   Would., make  fine fruiror-cliickeir i:anch.- Terras,  *S900.00.        .;"'   ;J -'  ���������   '  Lot 2���������5 acres. " Same as above.  All this property .joins the town' arid  this 5 .acres is ' partly -cleared. .Per  acre,  $250.00.  Lot 3���������5 acres partly cleared, per  acre,  $250,00; ��������� "       ' '  '  ;.t   " *  Lot 4���������One* acre, splendid    home-  site settled all around    with a  class of houses, $300.00.  Lot ii, 6, -7���������Sq.m'e as lot *L   -    ���������-  Lot ,8���������One.acre. A corner lot  having a large frontage on " both.*  streets and a-splendid, view. Lots of,  water. Eleptric light.'$500.0'O.  Lot 9, 10, 11, 12���������One acre each.  Fine homesites, each $300.00.'  Lot 13���������5-. room' cottage. Lot  SOx-150, rented,   $900.00.  ���������/-,/���������  Lot 14���������5 room cottage.  150, rented,  $900.00.  Lot 15���������6 room house)  150, $1000.00:  Lot 16���������5 room house.  150, $1100.00.     -  Lot    20���������13.26    acres;  house, large barns; outbuildings,-*br-  chard, good water, on main road over looking and.adjoining town. Splen  did view.  $5000.00  Lot 21���������11.54 acres,, house, outbuildings and clearing;, fruit trees.  Fine situation overlooking the tpwn  where there is a market'for all'kinds  of produce. $3000.00.  Lot 25���������Building lot G6xl32,  $250.00    ������    ,  Lot 2C���������Building lot 66x132.  $250.00  Lot    27���������Building    lot      66x132.  : $2o0,oo    ,.*������������������;,.;,  Lot 29���������One acre, $300.00.  Lot 30���������One acre, $30.0.00;  Lot 31���������One-acre, $300.00.  Lot 32���������One acre, corner lot, frontage on two r.oads, $400.00.    .  "    Lot'33���������1.118 acres,    north of B.  C.  E. Ry,  $300.00. .;���������'������������������   ;    '  The whole subdivision    would be  sold, at a price and terms that would  make it a splendid -investment.  APPLY TQ  JAMES MILSTED  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  .Lot 5Ox  Lot .5 Ox  -   t:"  Lot 5 Ox  6 '' room.  -The season when pruning operations may be commenced is close at  Vliand, and orchardisLt. should now  be considering the best <;chenie ' to  adopt in their particular case. Except  in extreme "cases, pruning shouKl be  moderate and should consist more of  thinning out here, and there, with as  little heading in as possible. In  young orchards newly set out, it may  be necessary to adopt a system .of  heading hack to give out lateral  growth, which will.be able to pro-  duce, fruit spurs in later years,. Ia  bearing orchards light annual pruning should be given, so 'that ac no  time will it be necessary to materially alter the balance between root,  and top by a severe heading back or  excessive cutting- out. In old bearing orchards, which have been somewhat neglected, a considerable  amount of top should probably be removed' to encourage now wood  growth, so that a new fruiting surface may be established. As before  mentioned, however, light annual  printings are to be recommended, for  recent work has demonstrated that  unpruned trees have yielded slightly, better, up to a certain age, than  trees pruned, but that tree's pruned  lightly have yielded almost as well,  while those severely headed back-  wore not only later in coming into  bearing and poor yiclders afterwards,  but wore also less vigorous than the-  lightly pruned and unpruned lots.  ���������.Where, light heading back practised for the first three years was adopted, the comparison between trees  pruned' and unpruned .showed llt.Llev  difference in favour of tho unpruned, but those trees which hud been  pruned were of decidedly better  shape*, and in better condition for  future work than the ones ' where  pruning had been . neglected. These  results have" simply justified the  practise of. pruning during the first  few years-of a tree's life with,, the  express purpose of obtaining a desirable amount of growth placed where  we want Jr. In the case of some trees  this will, require considerable cutting-  out and some cutting back for . the  first three or four years. In other  cases ,it .will "require s very little wood  removal, but in all cases the trees  should be' attended to annually.  .The vigour of the tree is' in inverse  -ratio to.the amount of severe heading back practised. This does not  nie.an, however, that no pruning is  to be. advocated, for a certain amount  is necessary in any case to maintairL  the proper, shape of a tree and some  pruning should be given to eliminate  the possibility of having to . "give  drastic treatment at a later date  to rectify long neglect. "The , lesson  is, however, that' the only- sufficient-  ���������pruning to maintain the shape 'and  general vigor of the tree is to be  recommended.  " Indiscriminate heading back delays fruitfulness and reduces vigor.  .Light annual prunings will not materially impair or delay fruitfulness  ancl will eliminate future trouble. A  little enlargement on' this latter  statement is perhaps necessary to  make' clear the point. ' We " are  all aware of the advantage to be gained by heading a tree properly. A tree  witlfits_^head starting 'from - :>nc  point' on - the ' trunk is' weak . and  doomed to an early death. To correct  this pruning is "necessary- Again, we  all"know that in pruning one should  try to cut out all crotches which are  acute-angled, as .limbs thus crothch-  ed are sure to split open; the limb  that comes closest to forming a right  angle with the main trunk is the  strongest. This is also attained by  pruning., so here are two reasons why  pruning'or training is necessary - in  the life of the young tree.  Consider for a moment the relation-between pruning and nutrition;  the roots-of a tree function by gath  ering "from the soil plant foods in solution, which is transmitted to the  different parts of the tree .for elaboration "by the leaves. The plant  food gathered may roughly be divided into two classes; nitrates, as supplied, for example, by nitrate of soda  and carbohydrates. These latter are  the elaborated forms' produced by  the leaves from the solutions obtained by the roots, and are stored close  to the point of manufacture. In order that the leaves c*n manufacture  these carbohydrates sunlight is necessary, so that if a tree' becomes  too thick in the head, thus shutting-  out sun from the centre or lower  portion's of the tree, those parts shut  off from the sunlight will not be able  to manufacture carbohydrates and  will, as a consequence, become unfruitful; another reason why^so'me  pruning is essential, is to maintain  the vigor of all parts of the tree hj  admitting -the."-necessary' sunlight.-���������  Experimental Fai'm note.  POPE SAY AMERICA  WON'T BE IGNORED  ROME���������"All the American Cardinals will be present at tlie,next conclave," said Pope Pius during a farewell of Cardinal' O'Connell of Boston  lasi  week. -, ���������  "There will be no more racing five  thousand miles in a vain endeavor to  reach Rome in time for a v conclave,"  the Pontiff added. "America is too  important to be ignored as she ha3  been. I shall see to it that what.happened at tiie last conclave. shall not  occur again.",    ,  The Pope continued: ..'.'Qh, what a  wonderful country you.hayfe! There  the church is free, rpally free, as '. it  is nowhere else. ..There the- Government respects' 'religion.' ..Therefore  the Government ^has the right to,.all,  that religion ' cjaiY ��������� give. . It. is a fair  exchange. There is a wonderful.* future in store for America, ^specially  in these trying times when Europe ia  passing through .such an' anxious period." '   ' - /*.*���������'  Cardinal O'Connellto Id ��������� the Holy.  Father'of' the relations bfetwfeen. ���������. tho  Catholics, and /Protestants jin,America  and'how both co-operate,ih> the social,  and economic lif$. ThePqntiff seemed deeply moved^and, said:. "I like,  that. It is a great advantage. It  makes for peace and harmony.every-,  where. . America is truly wonderful  and full of hope , and promise.' My-  prayer is that the Catholics,of America will continue to be united;in the  bonds of brotherly affection. Let  the heirachys tand together for an  that is best in human life. O'f course,  there will be human defects and differences, but when the spirit is'right  and the principle's true God :will'take  care of the: rest. No one expects,per-  fection In this world','hut- .what-' we  want is good will all;around.."  M>r������i<f������i nthiiimiMpjiiiflWtthilHrtiir*  22  BwH&tJBall Games  Saturday Night  (From Fraser Valley Record)  ������Sa������33EXaaSi  itt������aauinrtaMMnBMKtaBtf0  YBERNETHY & LOUGHEED MILL  RESUMES OPERATIONS  IL  wn  thy  ANEY.���������After being closed  for three monJ.l*s, the Aber-  ,, and Lougheed logging camp  resumed operations in the timbiii-  t "W." on the northern border or  Maple Ridge. Mr. Morris, superintendent, imported a large contingent  of loggers from Vancouver.  do  ne  has  lim  it  PAY SALARIES ��������� ; . .     , ,   r  IN PORT  OOQIJITLAIK  ,   *,-fi'.'' -v  ������������������..*- ,'"   ��������� ���������"  PORT .COQUITL^V.,'"Ma?:.  2,0 ���������  ,A special meeting'of the city council  recently-      ended      the      financial  impasse by instructing the paymeifc  of teachers' salaries;and'civic salaries  etc.,  suspended until tlie much her  aided advent of the -Inspector of- the  Municipalities to 'the "scene, and hi  co'usel   received.'   Evidently1 Inspector Baird did not''flhare th** idea, of ta.  -r h ������ *-   '.  * j *  .      "*"' 't5"s* ������ j_'"\'  council majority, thatjthe balance o  over $10,000 still at the credit of the  council was' sacred to June coupon  for the clerk was'ordered to'lay sacri'  legious hands,on''$2,000 of it'and/to  transfer same'to" the current, accoun  . i-     it,/*      -..           -to/pay^eounoil-obligations., -for- Frel)  Wary, and operate-further.' About1 $'%.  000 'Of the rest1 is'"set aside for /sinking   fund   interest *"vhich  is: t said". *,t������  carry a certain 'personal- liability^to  the council members. , ' ,  ;The council thereafter debated the  rate imposition, 'and ^ultimately fixed  on 30 mills for r; 1922 an increase of  a! half mill on the;,preceding ..year':,  A percentage of/"over 15 mills is "for  bonded indebtedness, 4.25 for schocl  rates and 10' for. general rates.  Four games of basket ball were  played at the rink on Saturday night  last and were .witnessed by an enthusiastic crowd of loyal rooters.  The first    performance    was    the  girls!, game, which was scheduled between Matsqui.   and    Mission    High  School teams, but owing to the   bad  weather Miatsqui failed to appear, so  two focal teams played an exhibition  "game.    The    best    (looking)    team  "won,"so the referee said.  .������������������   The Matsqui, and Mission juniors  followed,, but the Matsqui.boys proved too much 'for the locals,    winning  by a',score.���������of 21 .to ,11.;  The intermediate _ game , between  .Matsqui arid the local quintette 'was  'a hotly;,, contested, one but/the home  bunch* proved" tbo''strong,' Winning by  a.score of 26 to 13. The accurate  shooting of Northcote being mainly  responsible for the big score."  ';' Tlie senior game was a' real thriller from start to finish. The ' game  was billed between the o\-j^nrwn^  of; Vancouver and the locals', but th.������  forrrifer were unable to appear but  sentfan excellent team in their place,  none"; other than the "Ponies." the  champion team of "B" division of  tho ffVancouver Y. M. C. A. From  .start to finish the game was exciting" enough for the most- rapid fan  and'jalthough/the, locals suffered defeat $;hey' put'' tip an"' exceptionally  good; game'against the fast aggregation ;of hoop artist������. i ' i-ff-K  ." In;the firstJialf the locals held rhe  .visitors well in-check','' the score' being  9~toHl2, but in the last period the  Ponies took the bit in. .their, mouth  and ^'galloped \awa'y!wlth 17 'baskets,  'wl\il������ the.home, boyi" accumulated  8,.: the final score being Ponies 29,  Mission 17. ,'.-' ���������"' '������������������'/- ������������������"���������',-' '* '  ,:T|ie locals played the ^substitute,  game throughout,'-J. ^Hugh/es;. filling  the. "spare-role, and played.jan, excep-,  .tionally good-game. Beaton was'JthV  on'lyjone of the team to play straight  .through and also figured in the scor-  ing,/columns. Eckardt.YOoxsarid. j C.  Galliford showed up well in , the  firsitlfhalf, but their shooting was off  in, the lastjfr;a^i^':''''J[-^aUif ord'{play <*  ed a[ very consistent game at guard;  / ''.-The Ponies'"'were certainly a* 'fast  ���������jalso beavy and tall���������bunch and  ttieii; combination was1 excellent. Geo.  Thompson was the sta*r goal getter  tor the * team.-; * "' -*��������������������������������������������� ���������-.'.������  ;   The team were:  Pbnies-^Mattock,    G.    Thompson,  Johnston, 'McAdams and Falconer*  ���������' Mission���������J. Galliford, Beaton, Eckardt, C. Galliford,, Cox; substitute,  ''Hughes.." . '-.     ' \   -'v: '  !  --'"Vfanager Thompson of the Ponietf  referred the game's and ' there   was  -notHing his eagle eye<_o,veri.Joked   >  : .. r;;;       "-   :-���������:��������� .. '���������>���������  ������������������'.���������-;.        '-������������������ '  . VAIJiEY-E<5GS~GRADJE HIGHER  Cariboo Miner  Dies at Deroche  CREAMERY COMPANY  .    WILL CLOSE DOWN  VICTORIA,* March.. IX-r^The Chilliwack Creameryi Asspciatibn, .* Ud.J  which has been operating "among the  farmers of the Fraser._,River Valley,  is going out of business. Formal  notice of the winding'up of 'the"comi'.  p'any is given here" by J. H.' Ashwelli  liquidator.^ - Mr ...Ash well is'' to " give'  his explanation of-how" he has been  disposing of the property at a meeting of members of the company called for April 19 at Chilliwack.'  - . FOR BARNET-AGASSiZ  *RfOAD  ' ' ' - ���������    -.   -  ' .-"-.   ��������� ��������� .  EDMONDS, March 21.���������Burnaby  Municipal Council qn , Monday night  endorsed a resolution recently' passed,  by "the *" Vancouver-Xgassiz'��������� 'Good  Roads Association, that'the/, Ba'rnet-  Agassiz road be classified/as a secon-"  dary highway,-.." provided t"JL'e"Provln������  cial Government(agrees to contribute"  $10,000 yper year for the next three  years and Burnaby $ 5000 /"per'' "year"  for work on the*r.oad.    -"  SH8LOH  For grown-ups or children.   Safe,-  sure   ancl   efficient.'    Small   doae  mearts economy and doea not upset  the  stomach.   At all  dealers,  30c,  60c and  11.20. " 2  Every  man,, woman   and   child- will*  feel  brig-hter,  happier arid. h������althi������r  this spriny- if they take  a pure vegetable lkxative tea, that  tones up the stomach,,.cleanses the  blood and stimulates the-liver���������larsre  packages 30c: and 60c at your drus-  gist.   <    " ���������'"'.    ' :   '.,*, '-....,,  Eggs .'produced rj'n/.the, Fraser. Valley fgrade infinitely higher than eggs  brought in from the other side of the  line] and-the:remedy for the unsatis-  facforysituation under which local  'prbftu.cers,.ai'e;.foced���������-;to ^ell- fior^ less  than it actually cost them to produce  isthe";enforcement of*grading regula-  ^tions^such.^as^are ah-eadyin ..force in  "the^ase^of" eggs' for "export.  TJjie editor of a paper in Eastern  Canada announced that he would try  fbrlbne week ttf-tell" the truth": He is  still; in the hospital.   "l  One of, if not the oldest, residents  of the Fraser Valley passed away on  Sunday evening last, in the person of  Mr. Joe Deroche, of Deroche. Had he  lived for another few weeks he  would have been able to celebrate  his 100th. birthday.  The late Mr. Deroche was borina  Quebec, and came west .during the  fNlifornia ffold rush, later following  the rush into the Cariboo. He settled*'on the present homesite about  tne'year 18,62, where he has resided  ever since, the village of Deroche  being called after him. ���������   i ���������.  The deceased leaves'a family, of six  children and a widow' to mourn' his  death. The three-' girls "are'/* "Mrs'  Tremblay and Mrs. Hill,of-Deroche,  and Mrs. McDonald, of Vancouver;  the three,boys are,.Alphonse,.l6adore,.  and Oliver of Deroche. ,  The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon to ��������� the. cemete/y/at  Deroche, the services being"!'conduclied by Father John of the 0/ M. I.;  and was attended by riiany old-timers'  and neighbors came to pay the^r  last respects to a friend and neigh-'  bor. The family have the sympathy  of the community in the- death' :of  husband and father. -,   *  ;  VANCOUVER, March 18.���������At the  adjourned meeting of the , Fraser  Valley Milk Producers' Association,  Jield yesterday, the four retiring' directors were re-elected: .These-"are  Mr. John W. Berry, Langley Prairie;  Mr. L. T. Beharrel, Matsqui; Mr.*A.  H., Mercer, Chilliwack*; and Mr. J.  W. Miller, Eburne.   **  '    ���������- ���������  .,^I���������.    , OBMII Ilium Tili  "KEEP,-A GOING"    ,.  (By "Agnus")  Keep a-going when you've started.  '/Keep it iip. "   '"      '    -,'   v. ...  Even if you feel your busted^.  If you want your credit trusted  Don't confess the axle's rusted.  ' Keep it'up. '" " "' v  THE WALL OF  Keep a-gomg to the finish.  -  ���������'( 'Keep it up. -    -   .'\  If you find the market slumping,  By such goods as you are dumping,       '���������  Don't, give ������in- but; keep*" onv-thumplng;     ���������  Keep it up. , "'.  1 *      - t  Keep a-going nowyou're in it.   -  Keep'it up.'   ���������-';���������-���������������������������  If* you"feel that you're not wanted,  If with foes your'dreams are haunt-  ed '   '   "���������  Don't look glum and don't, be daunt-  " ed,   ' "��������� ���������,   '  Keep it up. '. ,     ..' . ���������  * r     , . '  Keep" a-going, that's the'maxim.  '     Keep'it up. /.*���������;',.���������,_-   ;' .        . ,, ���������  If your wares are'slow in selling, ;  Advertise them, .keep on yelling,,. *  Custom to your doors impfellinar:  -.*'   .''Keep-it;up.    ...���������'<*������������������*;������������������'*���������������������������������������<���������*:<*���������.���������  j. t  Keep a-going, it will serve; you, " ., .- ;*  Keep it up". '   '   [' " '"  Ne'er'"admit such thoughts disturbing   .  That you're squeezed ..beneath- thii ������������������ -*  curbing,'  " ' ;'  Keep on pushing,^leaving, swerving ;  Keep it "tip.      ' ' _������������������--.-  If.your taxes swamp your labor,  "' 'I*ay "them ,:'up.':- "lv'-yjl ���������"������������������''"'" " -r" * ������������������  If your bills for light and water  Smash your" purse with cruel slaugh-    \  ter,     -     -,.-"���������������������������������������������' .~  Threaten ybu with lifelong torture,  Pay them up:       "     " .   ���������  '%  i  In 214 B. C, the Chinese commenced building the   Great   Wall,   which   isolated   their  country,from the. rest of the   world, and helped retard their national progress.  .        ���������   "���������        ' /  The business man wfro maintains a wall of  "dignified reserve" towards the buying public  is just as surely   retarding his own   business  growth.  '.JjiY-iS  People like to buy from the store that shows:  its appreciation of their business, gives good  value, and courteous, kindly service, with a  "come again" invitation.  Your advertisement in "The Abbotsford  Post" would be a standing invitation to  your store. When our readers open up. their  paper do they see your "bid?" ���������*.'  i  Th������ Wis������ Shop wh@r������ They ������re  1W0 c**������ y*yo<  nw������aii������������i������������������#a>������>������>''i'������ ������-������������������������������<*w?���������s^.J ^^������**m wm<m m * w w w>n ������������������^���������"Mffw-iuifiiiifriiginrinnni-rT"  rM. AiBcrrsp'oirn tsiiST, isBO'iBFoai), b. a  CLEAN AND WHOLESOME  It is an important feature with us to keep every tool and  appliance in a thoroughly sanitary condition. All our surroundings are sweet and wholesome, not only those which  are exposed to the view of the customers, but all portions  of the premises.   No better meat can be offered for sale.  -     .    S.F.WHITE  Abbotsford, B.C.  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Fttrmer3'.Phone'1909  Forethought will tell you that now is the time  to have yoiir car overhauled. The Spring rush  will soon begin.'  Let us mak.e you enjoy your car and make your  outing trip a pleasure.  Our mechanics are experts and with an up-to-  date equipped shop can give you lhe best of service and a permanent job al a reasonable cost.  A little knowledge of electrical systems js a  dangrous thing. Better let us check up on your,  ignition.  A rolling car gathers no crowd.  Don't forget our Specialties:  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  ��������� OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OF  .V.    BATTERIES : '���������.���������.*���������. -.  ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  ,       ^   RE-WOUND  .   Weguarantee all our work Jo be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  Limited  Phone, B. C. 7        ABEOTSIWJ) B. C. Farmers 1918  F.   V.  ASSOCIATION  _"     ABBOTSFORD AND  HUNTINGDON  ABBOTSFORD   BRANCH HUNTINGDON BRANCH  Phones: Phones': ;    .   .  B. C. 27; Farmers. 19OS. B. C. 14L; Farmers 13  We sellFiour, Cereals, Butter, eggs.  We sell Poultry Feeds, Mill Feeds, Hay, Salt.  Head Office Huntingdon, B.  12  ������j.  Advertisements under the- above  heading cost 25    cents per    issue.  Leave copy and money at The Ab-  *Totsford Garage.  SPLENDID SITUATION���������2 lot?  for immediate sale, cleared an'l fenced, etc.    Apply 143  Ab'ntsl'onl.  J "-2 4   3  MILL TO REOPEN  AT   FULL   BLAST  FOR SALE���������5000 Kaspberry  Plants, $7.00 a ��������� thousand. No 1  ���������plants, Cuthberts'. Apply M. Millar.  Abbotsford, B. C. .JI-7*  The ladies initiated the new hospital on Wednesday by having tea  there, and admiring the new furniture.  A 000-lb. sturgeon was caught in  the Fraser River this week above the  bridge by Mr. George Gardner. Tho  market value was about $100.  CARD OF THANKS  .-. jMrs. C. J. Atkins and son wish to  thank the pallbearers, neighbors and  .friends for   their   kindness    during  their recent bereavement.    Also    &;.  Mathews choir and others for floral  tributes. .  HAMMOND.���������A decided quickening cf the pulse" of the Hammond  business world is anticipated for the  near future following the reopening  of the Hammond Cedar Company's  mill here in about two weeks' lime.  Extensive improvements, according to the management, have been  made to the plant, including the installation of a new'carriage! an extra  gang saw and the extension of the  lumber drying kilns. Four extra  shingle machines have also been installed which will appreciably increase the output.  With so many orders on the books  now that now ones have had to bt-  turncd down and the prospect of  starting in at full blast as soon as  operations are resumed, a season of  unusual activity to extend until fall  is forecast.  About 75 men have been employed  during the winter renovating and  millwrighting and it is expected 75  more will be taken on when sidintf  and shingle manufacture is? again resumed.  COMING���������"THE SHEIK," FRIDAY and SATURDAY, MARCH 31  and  APRIL  1. "  Spare the Milk  and Spoil the Child  Importance and Value of the Product,  of the Dairy Cow.  Every family in Canada is vitally  concerned In its main food supplies.  Among them milk and milk products  are as indispensable in the. diet of  both child and adult as is bread itself. Referring to child nutrition, Dr.  A. J. Amyot, Deputy. Minister of  Health, recently made the statement  that "there are many.under-nourished' or improperly fed children in this  country, improved by the .more liberal use of. milk in the diet."  .  In a pamphlet'just issued by the  ���������Dominion' Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, entitled, "Why and  How to Use Milk" of which Miss H.  C. Campbell of the Dairy Branch is  the author, it is stated that milk  contains all-the', requirements for  the growth and repair iof .the body.  Milk contains.protein from which to  build new cells and repairs worn-out  tissues. . It contains fat and sugar,  which serve as a source of heat and  energy for muscular activity, and  mineral niltter which has a regulatory effect and enters into tho composition of. the body, ������specially as  regards the bone and teeth. The deficiencies of other foods are counterbalanced by milk in the diet. When  milk is served with .cereal, with  bread, or other -foods' made from  grains, not only are the nutrients in.  milk used, ,but much other protein  is conserved for body uses which  would otherwise be wasted. Butter,  for which there is no .real substitute  as,a beneficial food, ia' made from  cream, and cream is whole milk with  a large percentage of that soluble fat  without which the .normal growth  and development' of the body or of  the mental, powers are--impossible.  All the good of the milk is not taken  off with/the cream���������far'from it. It  still contains tlie protein,- mineral  matter and vitamines necessary to  build bone and make, blood. Nor. is  the food value of milk * destroyed"  when it spurs. Made - into cottage  cheese one pound - 'contains as much  protein as a pound of meat, and who  can".deny the deliciousness of sour-  milk .biscuits and :' griddle cakes?  Butter-milk'hag a-food value equal  to that of'skim milk'or sour milk, is  easily-digested and is delightfully refreshing to drink. "Condensed milk-  is useful where fresh1,milk-is not-obtainable, but is hot suitable as a permanent diet for babies.'*' Evaporated  milk' will'keep indefinitely if^sealed.  but when uncovered should he used  as .quicklyas fresh milk'. If ."given to  children fresh fruit- juice should . he  added to tlie diet.    ������ "���������"������������������-' -���������   ���������  One particularly interesting piece  of * information in Miss* Compbell's  pamphlet is a description of the manner in which milk can be pasteurized  at home,, thus, being freed of any  possible obnoxious germs, with practically no expense and with only a  modicum of trouble. People who regard ice cream as a mere luxury are  mistaken; it is' a real food. In conclusion it may be stated that forty-  nine receipes'are given "In the bulletin referred to for making delicious  dishes, in all of which" milk is the  principal or most important ingredient. - -;' -  cl'ayburn g. w. v. a.  IS DISBANDED  -; At a special meeting .of ...returned  soldiers .of the Clayburn district it  was decided that in view of the lukewarm interest taken by returned men  in the'local G. W. V. A., branch, that  this' branch be disbanded. - The feeling locally is that the "returned soldier effort is dispersed ... through too  many organizations and lacks that  cohesion necessary to the best interests of returned men. The funds of  the above branch were divided-among  various..deserving causes in the district where the money, was ���������' raised,  with one exception where $2 5.00 was  voted for the relief ot,a.', returned  man's family in needy,., circumstances in the Abbotsford district.  FRASER VALLEY- LEAGUERS  TO HOLD BANQUET MAR. 30  CHILLIWACK, March .21.���������Representatives from the six clubs in  the Fraser ^Valley Baseball League  will attend a banquet in Chilliwack  on March 30,. at the Empress Hotel.  The affair which is being ' arranged  by the local club members, is being  held with the idea of stimulating interest in the forthcoming fan season,  the clubs Interested being Agassiz,  Clayburn, Mission, Murrayville, Cloverdale and Chilliwack.  the  Our bread comes fresh from the oven each ' morni- g,  but it doesn't remain liere" long, wje proceed at once to distribute it on prompt schedule time. Our bread customers  are "Boosters" for the home made products they claim it  the standard quality of excellence.  Have you called to, get our Grocery Specials for this  next week?  Our Motto: SERVICE QUALITY AND PRICE  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  Flour and Feed Prompt Delivery  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  Take advantage of the* Government   refund of  $2.50, up to ten cases of powder, and blow  your stumps  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences  REAL, ESTAT EMMbney to Loan on Good Enrm Mortgages  .cCal  e  Abbotsford  ���������.WWUiqUJliwwi iiqjgj  I have sold my Cash Store   Business to Mr. R. G. MacLeod who has already taken.charge.  -      , -  I wish to thank the people of Abbotsford for their patronage and friendship during the time that I have been in  business 'in Abbotsford, and trust that the\same patronage  and support will be extended to my successor, M.r R. G.  MacLeod, Who is-no stranger���������in;the grocery   business   in  the Fraser Valley. ���������   ���������  A. G. ANDREWS.  ���������Besot  I extend a cordial welcome to you to   come to the   same  old place for   good, clean, fresh   groceries at   reasonable  prices.  .     R. G. MacLEOD.  SATURDAY, MARCH 25th, 1922.  "WALLACE REID"  in  SICKA'BED  A Picture that makes you sit up.  EASY TO TAKE!        MAKES YOU FEEL FINE!  Friday'ana Saturday, march 31 and april 1  with  AGNES AYRES and RUDOLPH VALENTINO  The book is the year's sensation! Wou'll never forget the  Picture.  KAMLOOPS MASONS ARE TO  BUILD NEW HOME THIS YEAR  KAMLOOPS.���������-Kamloops Freemasons have purchased a prominent  city corner at St. Paul Street and  Third Avenue oh which th,ey will  raise a temple this year.  They have sold their present home  on Victoria street. The new temple  will cost $30,000.  SUMAS  RECLAMATION  THREATENED BY SUIT  The Sumas dyking commissioners  and the Marsh Construction Company, who are engaged in the Sumas  Lake reclamation work, are heing  sued hy the Canadian Northern Railway, who demand that they remove  certain equipment from the railway  lands at Mile-74, near Cannbr.  The railway demands that work  on the drainage canal near the  railway embankment cease until the  plans' have been first approved by  the railway board. ... The application  will be fought, as it would mean tha  tying up of the work at Sumas.  How fine, how  work.  blest a   think    is  NEW MEMORY SYSTEM  "How is it you have such a good  memory, Norah?" her mistress inquired.  "Well, mum, I'll tell yet. Since my  childhood never a lie have I told,  and when ye don't have to be taxiu'  yer memory to be rememberin' you  told this one or that, or how ye explained this or that, shure ye don't  overlook it an' it lasts ye, good as  new, till ye die."���������Christian Advocate.  A town cannot grow without  business. By helping your local  dealer, you assist the community.  The first thing to turn green    in  Spring is envy of other's new hats  <<*4  A  '���������il  n  I  Ji  All the world hates a hater.  1  m


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