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 I .  prov  incto VibTftt       With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  =s=  Vol. XXy.���������No; 20.  Abbotsford., B. C, Friday, March 1(5, 1923.  $1.00 Per Annum.-  m"i  -X.JJ.J,1.  J il  \ I    j e  ���������'-.Are there ten people in the world who care enough for  you or think about you to see that you get the right; foods  and clothing? Generally there is only you���������and one  other.  That is why we ask you to visit this store for your next  crder of Dry Goods or Groceries.  R. DesMAZES  ABUOTSFOllI) AND WHATCOM IM)   Al)  Farmers 1913  TEACHERS  WILL  TRAIN  .  OHILDCEN WHt-MAY DAY  i's.:'rl~ '  Phone 16  ��������� Matsqui Votes  ;���������';        for Fair Prize List  A  petition  from  Matsciui  rateppy-  '  ers presented by a strong delegation.  .'���������'   to Saturday's council meeting.'sought  speedy action in the grading and gra-  .   veiling of    the    Turner    and    Ford  '-.. roads.  The farmers    are    anxious for    a  .  good road to be built with the bust  i' kind    of    foundation,,   and ���������' 'though.  . some dispute arose from an'amend-  ." ment to'the-petition which asked for  ���������"' crushed rock     (instead    of    gravel)  \ the owners were  willing 'for  either.  . but wanted that which could-be first  : pro'duced.':  Tenders    will be-called  /at once for grading.    .  - ��������� Mr- Matfheiv Graham attained his"  '.purpose in instant ., action    on    the  .Matthews road, to    ditch    and  vfili  ���������"���������holes: -  '���������      Mr. Nels Olund and Mr. C.  Chris-  "tianson were successful in obtaining  :assistance  'on    the\'��������� Coghlan    hill,  'which is to be cut down    three feet.  ...Mr. P Conroy and Mr. Phillips were  .promised: investigation, ���������' and   assiH-  .tance when conditions warrant it.  ''-   Mr.  G.    Paice,.    president of    the  -.Matsqui.   Agricultural     Association.  appeared before the    council to    as<  -for-the annual grant, urging an    increase Oyer, last "year's    allowance,  which.was" $500.       After discussion,  the council voted ������4 00 for the prizc-  Hst/, r; .. -.-... ..    =.-������������������'-  ASSOCIATION JOINS WITH  CO-OPERATIVE UNION  MORE POWER FOR VALLEY  B, C. Electric Connecting up Stave  Lake Falls Current with Matsqui  Station.  The Fraser .Valley will soon be.  fed with St&ve-"Falls'current, insi:ead  of Lake JBuhtzen current, as the result of a new connection being made  -with the Stave "Falls,line at Matsqui  substation, according to the B. 0.  Electric Railway Company. At this  substation three .large transformers,  stepping the current down from ,80,-  (K)0 volts, to 3.4;0Q0 volts, together  with the necessary switches aud apparatus,' are' being'"- installed at :i  cost of $93,000.  A well attended meeting of the  Berry Growers Association "of Abbotsford and District was held "on  Monday evening, with the president.  W. S. Hill-Tout in the chair. It wss  unanimously, decided .that the association join up with the Berry Growers' Co-operative Union of British  Columbia. The president; Mr. W. S.  Hill-Tout was elected as a delegate  from Abbotsford and proposed as one  of the Board of Directors to represent this district; viz. west of Sumas  Lake; including Matsqui, Langley  and   Surrey   municipalities.  Shares in     the    Abbotsford Fruit  Growers and,Co-operative association  were'sold to those present lat '$ib.0W"!  rper sharerTlrese'shares offer'atgood"  investment, and at the same time assist the district by directly assisting  the fruit growers. '    Shares    are for  sale by    the - president,   W. S. Hill-  Tout, vice-president, Mr. J. Brydges,  ancl the secretary-treasurer, Mr.    G.  F. Pratt.    All berrygrowers of      the  district have signed up to ship to the  association only,' all    Logan  berries,  raspberries,- strawberries and  blackberries grown by them.  It was noticed last'season that the  price of berries went down as low as  six cents per pound in some cases,  while those selling to,the association  never received less than 12 1-20 per  pound. This difference is due in a  large measure to the efficiency of co-  A very brigat future awaits the  fruit growers of B. C. as everythi.i-o;  is being done to insure successful  marketing.  ANNIVERSARY CONCERT  MUCH ENJOYED  SUMAS AND  JiYNDEN     '  PLAY-AKJOTSFOR!*  , A  splendid   exhihit'o'u   of   basket-  . ball was   given .in    the   Alexandria  Hall  on  Thursday    evening,     when  Lynden  senior  team  played  agaiust  the Abbotsford boys and won with a  score of 31-13.  ';���������-.    Iir the earlier'part of the'everting  ;the Abbotsford'* Junior    boys    team  played the ladies' home    team, and  were beaten, 15-12  ... ',  A very interesting game of basketball was played in ^he Alexandria  Hall on Monday evening when the  Junior and Senior teams of Suinaa  tnet\ the carrespoding'! teams of Alt -  botsford.  The senior' team, won over the  Sumas boys-with- a score of 29-17.  The' junior team was not so fortunate,-and lost the game, the score be-  ing-'-Sumas 18, Abbotsford 8.  The anniversary concert held in  the Presbyterian Church on Monday  evening was well attended and ve.y  much enjoyed.- The programme consisted of selections from the Sunday  School orchestra, vocal solos by Mrs.  Horn, Mr. S. R. Smith and Mr. ,T.  Downie. All numbers were enthusiastically encored. The lecture on  the "Grand Canyon of Arizona" wps  well given by Rev. W. Robertson,  who very kindly described this wonderful pioture spot. At the close of  the lecture. Mrs. F. S. Thorn moved  a hearty vote of thanks to Rev. W.  Robertson for the very interest!ig  address delivered.  The Church was prettily decora -  ed for the occasion with potted" plants  and hyacinths.  Tho tenth annual May Day festival is to ho celebrated in Abbotsforu  on May 24th. ���������  Suggested by a member of the  local True Bluo Lodge, when funds  were urgently, needed for the care of  children in the True Blue I-iomo  Now Westminster. May Day originated  in  'J 93 8 "under  the auspices  of  , the True Blue- Lodge, and  has been  ��������� successfully carried  on by     that association year'by year,  the proceeds  - being used in aid of'   the True Blue  Orphans'   Home,  an  instittion which  ! is very worthy of the best efforts of  i our citizens.  At the recent ��������� Provincial Grand  Lodge of L.T.B.held in Vancouver,  an address was given by Mr. Branlcin'  (Superintendent of the Boys' Industrial School) in1 which he pointed  out the absolute need of a new True  Blue Home m'X order to    efficiently  carry on the- work    of    caring    for  these orphans:; \  A drive to raise funds for the  building of this home is to be car-  'ried on this .summer. In the1 meantime the support of .forty-seven children has tobe met, ' and the May.  Day funds will-assist. This home is  only in its infancy, and would.be on  a much larger'scale if there wsre  room to accommodate the large  number of children who are unavoidably turned away each week.  This. year, the school, teachers - of  the Abbotsford superior school have  'taken over 'the" training "..of the .children -for' tlie "May. ���������Day*' concert," "jaiul  will have the programme-for the concert entirely in their hands. In recompense for their 'work they will receive one third of the. proceeds 'if  May Day, which will be used in the  purchase of equipment for the school  which is badly needed.  Mrs. J. J. McPhee is president of  the May Day committee, and has ar-  pointed the following sub-committees: Buying, Mrs. Walters, Mrs  Smith; Refreshments', Mrs. Mo-  Gillivray, Mrs. Thompson; Dance,  Mrs Roberts, Mrs. Spring; Booth,  Mrs. Spring, Mrs. "Allen; Publicity,-  Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Spring; Build-in?,  Mr. J. Gamble, Mr. M. McGillivray.  Treasurer for the day, Mrs. M. McMillan.  Further arrangements for the celebration will be made from time to  time.  Mrs. W. Campbell of Now Westminster was the guest of ~Mvs. A.  Harkness and Mrs. A. Mclnnes ovpi1  Sunday.  A football meeting was hold in  the pool room on Wednesday evening when it was decided to reci-r.-  struct the Abbotsford team and arrange for friendly games with outside teams during the next few-  weeks. Mr. J. Olsen is captain of the  team and Mr. W.* Morgan is secretary-treasurer.  WILL HAVE HOSPITAL  GARDEN LAID OUT  Mr. and Mrs. I-I. A. Morgan of  Nooksack visited in Huntingdon on  Monday.  ' Mrs. (Duncan McGillivray and Mrs.  Fitzgerald of Sumas Prairie were  the guests of Mrs. S. J. Bates Tuesday.  Mrs. LaMarsh and Mrs. ,M...McGill vray of Huntingdon, accompanied  by Mrs, F. Carmichael of Abbotsford  visited Mrs. Beebe of Bverson, Wash,  on Tuesday.  The little daughter of Mrs. Rollins  is reported as being quite ill.  Mr. Beal of Huntingdon is moving  onto' Mr. Murand's place on the  Sumas Road.  Mrs. S. J. Bates is the guest of her  sister, Mrs. LaMarsh this 'week.  GIFFORD  A most pleasant whist drive was  held in the Community Hall, Poplar,  on Wednesday evening. Winners oi'  the prizes included, ladies' first, Mrs.  Stady; gents' first, Mr. Oldaker; consolation prizes, Mrs. Oldaker and  Mr. S. D. Tretheway.  Mr. Ira Rucker of Kamloops has  been the guest of his sister, Mrs. J.  J. Vannetta during the week.  Mrs. Mckay was a visitor in Vancouver over the, week-end.  Mrs. S. Bedlow spent the weekend as the guest-of Mrs. Jeffs-of Vancouver.  Mr. Leslie. Tretheway visited Vancouver at the week-end, and has now  returned to Harrison -Mills.  STAINER'S CRUCIFIXION  WILL    BE  GIVEN  Among the great.number of oratories and cantatas which, deal with  the life of. our Lord,;Uhere is none  better known than S|r-' John Stain-  er's "The Crucifixion."-'. Written in  1887 while Stainer, was organist of  St. Paul's Cathedral', this oratoris  won instant recognition, and year  by year the circle of, its production  wides.  This year the    people of   Abbotsford are to have an opportunity      of  hearing "The  Crucifixion"     for    on  Good Friday evening it-will, be rendered in St. Matthew's Church.    The  choir,' with the assistance of several  voices -from  the -.Presbyterian  choir,  'ah'd'-oth'erJIdeal"���������"/singers,!'., liais " been  .practising for sometime,    under the  leadership  of  Mr. ,F.  S.  Thorn.   Mi.  S. R. Smith, who recently came from  London, England, is.to sing the bass  solos, and Mr. T. R. Holman of Christ  Church,  Vancouver,    will ��������� sing  the  tenor solos.  G.W.V.A.  TO BECOME BRANCH  OF ABBOTSFORD'S CLUB  A meeting of the G. W. V. A. wan  held on Monday evening. On account  of the illness of the president, Mr. F.  J. R. Whitchelo, Mr. A. Thorn-  thwaite, presided.  General business was carried on,  and later the ' following notice of  motion was put, "That the G.W.V.A  become a branch of the Abbotsford  Men's Club retaining its own identity,'independence and assets."'  A Vimy clance is to be given by  the W. A. of the G. W. V. A. on Friday evening, April 27th, in the  theatre. An exceptionally good time  is., expected.  CHURCHES WTI/L OBSERVE  JUBILEE ANNIVERSARY  Mr. A. McCallum can sit in his  own home and enjoy the very best  of light as he has had his house  connected up with the B. C. E. R. Mr  A. Taylor did the work of wiring the  house.  On Sunday evening next the Presbyterian Church of Abbotsford wilt  join with Presbyterian, Churches all  over Canada in celebrating-the Jubilee anniversary of the founding of  Missions in Formosa, China.  Rev. W. Robertson will speak particularly on the work of Dr. Georga  Leslie Mckay, who was the first  Missionary appointed there. This  anniversary is being observed over  the Doniinion by the holding of special services.  BOARD OF TRADE HOLDS  JOINT MEETING MONDA V  KILGARDE  The" boarding house at Kilgarde  was -completely, ..destroyed by. fire  this morning. Fortunately no person was injured; and the furniture  waa saved,  The Roads and Sidewalk Committee of the Abbotsford and District  Board of Trade, held a joint meeting with representatives of the  Sumas and Matsqui Municipalities  on Monday evening for the purpose  of discussing ways and means of  improving the condition of the  main highway in these municipalities on either side of Abbotsford.  Some splendid suggestions were nf.  ferod which will be presented to the  Board at the next regular meeting.  A most pleasant, time-was spent at  the Abbotsford Men's Club on Tuesday evening. Although the attendance was not as large as usual. tlie  various pastimes were heartily entered into,  A meeting of the Board of Directors of the M.-S.-A. Hospital was  held in the Bank of Montreal Chambers on Monday evening. General  business was transacted, and it was  decided to call for tenders for the  supply of meat and groceries for the  hospital for the next three months.  Arrangements were made with a  landscape gardner to view the hospital grounds, with the prospect of  having them nicely laid put and piit  in shape. Tlie grounds were gone  over on Wednesday and it is expected that the work will be commenced  at a very early date.  The Embroidery Club met at the  home of Mrs. W. J. Gray on lues-  day afternoon last. It is reported  that much valuable work was done  for the hospital. Among those present were Mrs. H. Eby, Mrs. M. M.  Shore, Mrs. J. A. McGowan. .Mrs. J.  Downie, Mrs-J. M. King and Mrs. E.  Barrett.  The Agricultural clance held on  Friday last was a grand success and  all present report having had an excellent  time.  Those goods I saw at Whitchelo's store today  are of excellent quality, ancl I am going to send  my wife over to see if any of those fancy silk  Blouses will suit her for Easter. They are Georgette and crepe-de-chine, all different styles and  colors; and I will say that the assortment is excellent, in my opinion. I will permit her to  choose which she pleases. The prices range  from  ......................$6.00 to $15.00  GINGHAM- SPECIAL, a yard   . ..'...... .............300  Checks, Stripes, Plaids, guaranteed fast colors,  per yard 30^  Silk Stockings, fancy and plain, from 85 cents a  pair to  $3.50  Ladies' one-strap Slippers, Cuban or Flapper  heel, patent leather and kid at .............. .$5.50  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  \  Mu,mmmimmtmumms%mmmmmmimmBl^lMmmmMimimm!mMM^smWMX a.  ���������'.i j-iv*C#*:.'U*.  itfvssa&csi'L'-U  m&mm'shmm  =#c=se=  SSrt  run t,.'*^,'ViilLi' -I '-TnT1111"''��������� ���������*-"  ���������THE  Published Every, Friday    .  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  as1 lifts been, charged, aft <*���������   red  seam^^r-ST:*^  ''FRIDAY,   MARCH   1G,   11)23  TAXATION    MAD  ��������� A great  industries  scarcity of labor in  aiul    a    building  many  boom  and industrial boom prevai's through  out California'and in the Western  and   Enstern  states.  Complaint, is made that thousands  of skilled Canadian workmen are  emigrating to the United Slate*;  where plenty of work at high wages  is to be had by experienced men,.  ..At the same time business is la.i  guishlng in Canada:   industries    aro  ceasing operations;       factories    are  closing down    and there is    genera!  stagnation.  ' Too much government." says  one; "yes, a highly-paid official is  at your elbow at every turn, telling  what to do, and nobody is doing it;  ��������� taxes are increased to pay the high  costs of administration until they  have become unbearable, and men  are compelled to shut down their  industries and cease development because they cannot get the money  through established channels to  carry on,"  This condition of affairs cannot  continue.  Employers and' manufacturers  cannot continue to'pay taxes if they  cannot earn profits on their investment.  business men cannot afford to pay  cut more than they take in; there  must be income before there can be  outgo; you cannot pour milk out of  an empty bottle nor draw water out  of a dry well.  Just now industries in Western.  Canada are languishing. High taxation is killing the goose"that lays the  golden egg. Instead of our government, both at Ottawa and Victoria,  inaugurating progressive legislation  looking to the fuller development of  . our industries, the. men in control  seem to have no higher conception of  ���������duty than to seek ever new avenues  ,by which more money can be extracted from languishing industries  They will learn after a while that  taxes cannot be paid out of emp:y  safes and tills.  ADVERTISING ALLOWANCES  . -These are dull times in Penticton  says The -Peh'tictan Herald.' Do \vp.  find-, the average merchant saying to  himself, "Well, >I must rustle harder for business. I'll pay' more attention to my advertising to see that  I get a message 'over' to the public  I'll back my advertising up with  window displays. My prices will he  such -as to bring the people to ray  place of business."  No; the diffident merchant says,  "Times are hard. I can't afford to  advertise. I'll just wait till tlie people get more money in their pockets  and then I'll receive my share, of it  in the usual way.' Advertising is an  'expense, so I- will have to cut it out."  Business experts declare that business of the ordinary proportions  should spend two per cent, of its  gross total annually for advertising.  Some businesses spend up to fiv=>  per cent. Mr. Sapiro took up thi--  point when he spoke to the fruit  growers here.  If the business men of Penticton  all spent anything like two per cent  of their gross turnover in telling  the public what to buy and ��������� whe^e  and how. they would aid greatly in  cutting off the flow of money ��������� to  Eaton's and Simpson's and inc*de*i-  tally the fiome town paper would be  twice as big as now and, we hope.  twice, as interesting.  . mti-social ?habil3,'and��������� with suffic-  .out understanding of ' the human  mechanism to ensure its proper -care,  -.hen we shall have progressed con-  jiderably toward the elimination o!'  .nany diseases which are-   now com-  mou.  With'regard to its' 'second object,  he promotion of'humanitarian idcal3  die work of the organisation is a  very practical one. All fees paid and  monies collected by the members,  without any deductions for administration or other expenses, are devor-  <?.d to helping physically defective  children whose parents cannot afford to pay for the necessary corrective treatment. The Junior Red  'Ci'or.u Hospital at Calgary ' which is  maintained by the Juniors of Alberta,  ���������iontain's forty bed3, all of v/hich aro  occupied continuously. The hospital was opened in April 1922, and.by  .he first of October had treated .ICi'!  children, nearly all of whom would  have gene on suffering indefinitely  had it not been for the help of the  Junior Red Cross.  Training in intelligent citizenship  is a natural result of membership in  the Junior Red Cross. The officers  of the Brandies are elected .by the  children from among their own number, so that tlioy learn to appreciate,  lhe qualities needed in a leader, as  well as how to speak in public, how-  to conduct their meetings in a business-like way, and how to develop re  sourcefulnoss in the furherancc of  their cause.  . What may be described as a byproduct of Junior Red Cross training  is a sympathetic understanding of  international ideals and problem?,.  By means of'corresponding with foreign Red Cross units, ar through the  pages' of their national magazine,  the children,come into contact Willi  Red Cross'-''members in other lands,  and'it is'not too much to say that the  Junior Red Cross will eventually  prove one of the most important factors, in establishing universal, peacv  as a result-of the manner in which  it fosters and encourages 'tolerance  and sympathy between the' rising  generation of all lands.  ring  merit's  MOUNTAIN CLIMBING  school m'ams intend  climbing,  if so here  bit of  m'ara.s  climbing "ii  Do any of cur  to go mountain  is some advice:  And now I'm offering a  advice. Listen": - School  should not go mountain  the hunting' season. A gentleman  who was "shooting" round the tail  of Mount Newton on Sunday morning last days he never saw a darned  feather. .Later on in. the day he im-  r0:ncd or heard indications of life  '-������������������- rds the- top. P,.ing a;i ardeni  hunt-fr he climbs right up to the.  "bald patch" at the top and discovers the reason for life indications  there. The school m'ams hadn't beon  very hungry after their climb���������either that, or too "tired" to pack it back  home again���������for they left the biggest part or their lunch behind them  and the "birds" were all up  enjoying a gigantic picnic.  m'ams���������especially young  should be more careful in  becouse some hunter might  notion to "bag" them. I know  well that    school    m'ams    are  ' there  Schoni  ones���������  future,  take, a  very  not  UNIOR RED CROSS ORGANIZED ,  IN BRITISH GOLUMJRJA  Althptjgh the.'-Junior..-Red Cross  has been organized in this province  only' since December last, its- members here already number some three  thousand, while new Branches aie  ��������� being* opened each week, and there  -.. is every indication' that the British  Columbia Division will shortly become as active and efficient as that  of any other province.  Throughout the Dominion morn  than 70,000 school children have  joined the Junior Red Cross, the  three main objects are: to promote  health, to promote humanitarian  ideals and to promote good citizenship.  Tn its work for a higher standard  of health, the Society endeavours to  create in the child a "health confidence," and while it does not in  any way interfere with school lessors or s'chopl hours helps the children to put into practise, so that they  become habit, the health rules they  have learnt in their lessons on hygiene. When all school children ���������leav*j  school with good bodily carriage and  posture, with habits of personal  cleanliness, with a practical knowledge of what constitutes a wholesome diet and of the importance of  good, ventilation, with a realization  of the danger of spitting    and other  "game.", but some .people will shoot  at anything that, "moves." and that's  uist where the school ma'm runs  the danger, for T never knew a  school m'am yet who wasn't a expert  mover���������with . the "cane." I know  what I'm' talking abut because 1  "once" was at school for about an  hour and I remembered the s-'hool  m am with the cane "moved" me ������'">  fast that I went out through the  window instead of the deor, and I've  never been back at school sin^e. Yes.  that lady could sure handle the' Malacca.. Talk about Babe Ruth! Why.  that dear old school ma'm served a  "home run" with the first welt���������I  ".an feel it yet. But after a!l;"T guess  it was-v'coming to me. -fo." I honescly  believe-I.was a real bad boy: I'm  not much better yet. but T.;.do 'try"  to be, and, after all, it isn't just what  we accomplish that counts, it's the  "effort."���������ah, yea, the effort counts  too.���������Ex.  hGr-  to bo drawn across the goveru-  misdeeds. It 'was not 'taken  up as a party question, but my hat  is in the ring.  "After I had spent a whole day  ���������before the parliamentary committd-  last session fighting for the' rights  of the people' of Britisli' Clumbia,  the member .for New . Westminster  that very same evening in the Housp  of Commons, made an attack, on mv  public record and' did' everything  possible'to undo the' effect of mj  work before that committee.  "After my speech in Edmonton a  few weeks ago W. B. Lanigan, the  freight rate expert of the C. P. R.;  the,man who has been carrying on  this fight, addressed, the-Edmonton  Hoard of Trade. He paid little attention to' freight rates, but he did  make a vicious attack on myself. J  have never, been out to fight the C.  p. R.���������any differences that have  arisen are purely incidental to my  effort to remove this grievance.  "1 don't know whether Mr. Lanigan was outlining the policy of the  C. P. R. 1 can net believe that it  is the policy of President -Realty,  but Mr. Lanigan is a high official  and I have not seen his statement  repudiated.  "This was on January 23. Tlie  sequence of events is interesting. On  January 3 in this room a great meeting was held to launch a new party  to accomplish the very thing Mr.  Lanigan says is the greatest problem in Canada today���������to drive me  out, of public life. Well, I am - no*,  afraid of'anything Mr. Lanigan or  the C. P. R. can do."  Aside from his attack on the C.  P. it., Mr. Oliver's speech was Lakt.n  up with a historic review " of the  freight rate case and illustration of  the present position by the citing  of a scries of striking examples of what he described as the  injustice meted out-to B. C.  British Columbia had a- , grievance, he declared. ' It was the fact  that tlie people of this province h-al  to pay more for rail transportation  than did the people of'other parts of  the Dominion. A sense of unfair  .treatment t>y< any section tended to  undermine the' spirit of patriotism,  without-which the nation could not  exist.  To show the inequalities that existed, the premier cited a number of  comparisons of rates out of Fort William'and other Eastern' cities' as  against rate's- out of Vancouver. On  lumber B. C. labored,' 'under a 4;'.  per cent, disadvantage," he stated:  on canned goods a disadvantage of  from 2.4 to 23 per cent.; "on sugar  from a'to' 23 per cent.; on fruitfrom  0 to 113 per cent:; on export grain  of 50' per cent.; on domestic gram  of from 27 to 94 per cent.; on green  fruits from 5 to 54 per cent.; on box  shooks of from 71 to 106 per cent.,  and so on.  "These refer to goods which  in volume,"  said  Mr.  Oliver,  that' consequently affect    the  ness of  the province  gree.    I    shall' cite  ample���������logs, between  ���������MiiAi i tiTTa  ^?'iV;q-m^r.Uff*fei^  ��������� Long distance telephone service ' *vyill^jeon-  tact you with; any desired City 'within hundreds  of- miles. This fact of 'getting vinto personal  touch with the distant party, is worthy of your ,  serious consideration. Your: own telephone is  a potential hub from which; at will, you may  radiate business both incoming and outgoing to  numberless1 distant areas. ���������������������������������������������''  ���������   ��������� ���������' . .  Call "Rate Clerk"- for information desired on  charges to distant points.  ' Your telephone entitles you to a courteous,  efficient service by carefully trained operators,,  and it is our pleasure to provide you-with-the  many benefits of this service.  British Columbia Telephone Company  oncernm;  DIRECTS ATTACK AGAINST O.P.R.  VANCOUVER. March 9���������"If .-wo.  I'nil in this struggle, for riehf. \1us-  lice and equity, then Confederation  :?: a  failure."  Th's declaration of the position  n-t British Columb'a in the appeal,  for e':uali'/nd freight rates was uttered by Premier Oliver almost at  ���������'"-> outset of It's address in the Hotel Vancouver h-ill'-onm last evening  before an overflowing aud'ence.'  For two hours cincl a half the pre-  ���������riier spoke in connection with tiv  '���������nntroversy a"d concluded with a  clmUonge to the 0. 'P.' R.  "T am not Keeking anv fight with  ���������b". C. P. R.."he aaid. "but do you  think at mv ^?e T am afraid of any-  thin" the C. P. R, can do to me?  "This question was not taken up.  move  'and  Lusi-  to a large de-  one other ev-  B. C. and Idaho. This-shows', how the lumber-  manufacturers of the United- Stales  can undersell-those-of B. C. The excess'rates 'under which we suffer  as compared-with Idaho are from 82  to 149 per cent. ��������� ���������  "Our claim is,,.that discriminatory  freight rates violate the terms by  which" B. C. entered- Confederation,"  ���������continued the -premier. "We have a  right to go directly to the government of Canada and say: 'You are  not keeping the ��������� ��������� treaty in good  faith.'   "  Mr. Oliv ,r went through the  terms -and declared that practically  every one of them had been broken.'  As-a striking'instance he said the original contract was that-B. C. should  contribute land to the C. P. R. in'  proportion to the grants made-by the  Dominion and in these B. C. had its  proprietary ��������� share. In addition B.  C. had been required to give 14,5C0,--  000 acres of its own land, he said.  "The C. P. 'R. "was encouraged as  an . Imperial enterprise. It advertises a line of communication, 14,-  000 miles long from England to  China. Is it not childish that in  this 14,000-mile line necessary to  the whole Empire that the people of  B. C. alone should be charged with  the cost of crossig ; this little 10'*"  miles of mountains?"  Mr. Oliver said that the whole  Dominion had borne the operating-  cost of the Intercolonial for the  people of the Maritime provinces to  have cheaper transportation than  was afforded B. C, although the reasons for the construction of both  railways were identical.  Mr. Oliver also took up the cu^  torris regulation which necessitates  duty to be paid at Vancouver or.  goods shipped by water'from Nova  Scotia because, they are trans-shipped at New York, where there Is  no Canadian customs officer to supervise the trans-shipment. He charged that this- was'a direct violation of  the B. N. A. act, which said that the  products of one province should e.i-  tor another duty free.  Rumors that girls will show their  ears is four years old this spring.  Only thing around the house;that  never gets in the way is the yard.  oncermn  When you ;order printing you buy sjcaetliiug  more th^n paper and ink.  The best; advertising , talk in  vulgar and commonplace if  distinction.  STYLE in printing is an  at just anywhere.  the* world/looks  printed    without  The cost of printing depends upon'something  more than the profit which the printer:puts -upon  it.  ������������������{*  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience. ., }  For the best printing, something dlstlnefche aafi  get an estimate from us. '  Hub Square Mission City, B. (j.  RADIO IN THE   SCHOOLS  ' Penticton Public and High School  students have'formed radio clubs  "amongst themselves, and are installing apparatus for their personal education and enjoyment. This example might be followed by our own  local school -students -now, every  body has "been talking, with a not unnatural excitement, of the wonderful possibilities of the latest machinery, and 'a society that is not yet using a machine, could almost be termed lazy and stagnant. No scientific instrument of recent years has  transformed society, as much as had  the radio.     '  It may be that this' broadcasting  and' wireless discovery, will not  send wisdom into every corner of the  world, but the whole thing is being  taken1 to so seriously just now, that  to not dabble in the discovery in one  form or another, is to be quite "out  of the running."  The "radio" fever has caught *iie  whole .world. Expensively equipped  broadcasting stations, are sending  out entertainment each evening,  which can be enjoyed by a compara-  Ively unexpensive receiving set, easily operated. In England recently,  an unseen orchestra���������miles away���������  accompanied dancers, who si'multane  ously enjoyed the music, from two  different parts of the country  As is the telephone���������once considered so wonderful���������now part of our  daily life, so will this newer marvel,  soon become an enjoyable happening  in every household ���������Merritt Herald.  Where there's a still someone w'.U  show you a way.  Cheer up. About $18,000,000  less' gum was chewed last year.  Pools rush around when, angels  go to bed.  Solicitor  Barrister/  Notary Public;  ���������v.'OFFICfH '..."  J. 'A. CaUiomeotf ftttgdfog  Pbene.86������������i T. '������< tSfts 60  ��������� MissioW.esTf.'B.e.  i. alii ',    i un nil i'ii  General Auctioneer and  Stock Specialist.  Live  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Eraser Valley. . Am fa-mliar  w ith the different- breeds cftr life  stock aod their values.  Address all (^mmiinieatloDs  Box 34 Chllllwaol, B. 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Box 31  PINAL  GAME   TO   BE  -     PLAYED  SATURDAY  (From-Fraser Valley Record)  ' The postponed game of last Saturday between Mission and Clayburn  for the Pakenham Cup, will be played this coming Saturday at 3:30 p.  m. at the Agricultural Grounds. Owing to the inclemency of the weath-  .er last Saturday it was . deemed advisable to lay the game aside for a  week. The teams are still at full  strength and eager to meet and Mis-  : sion 'will be sure to play their veiy  hardest to bring the Pakenham Cup  . back to- Mission. It has been away  a very long time and if it gets back,  It will be a very long- time also ere  it departs.  .    However, to get back to the pros-  . p.ects of a real strenuous session,  this will be Mission's ��������� last appearance on the home ground this yea:'  so everybody- interested in the sporting life of our home produce, go    to  ,-the game on Saturday. Mr. Gill of  Chilliwack  will referee the  game.  HEAVILY FINED  UNDER LIQUOR ACT]  (From leaser Valley Record)  Mr. J. R.'Seux, of Hatzic Prairie  appeared'.before Magistrates Mcln-  tyro and Hunter Tuesday morning in  answers to a .summons which accused  him of. cotravention of the liquor act  of the province. The accused pleaded  guilty and was .-given a fine of $400  and costs or eight months in jail. The  maximum in the case would have  been, $500, cost's, and a year in jail.  ..The fine was paid.  If is time for some of us to learn  what work really is.  Trial by jury Is said to have-existed in 2000 B. C.  Constipation'sRemedy  must come from nature. Celery  King is-a mixture of medicinal  hprbs and roots that rida the eya-  ��������� tern of impurities in a gentle,  natural way. An old and well tried  remedy���������30c and 60c packages.  A Salesman's Cough  ho*4W*>   Hfl'iiWn-ii i  Growers Refuse to  Join Association  . irritates his customers���������and makes  him inefficient and . miserable.  Shiloh is 'the ideal remedy���������it is  not a bulky cough mixture  but a special formula proven successful -for many years. A few  drops brings immediate relief.  30c, 60c and $1.20. All druggists.  VICTORIA, March 13.���������The Saan-  ich ��������� Fruitgrowers Association have  all the co-operation they desire at  present. At a.stormy meeting, held  at Keating, Monday night, they d?-  cided to go their own way as thr-y  have in the "past, and to have nothing to do. with the new co-operative  ���������aovement which has sprung info  ���������ixistence on the mainland. '  Over 250 men and women bravtv.l  i geuine snow and 'rain storm to see  '.ho issue fought out, and it requir;!  hree hours to reach a decision. A  considerable amount of feeling v/a-'  oxhibited at times. Plain speaki?/  was the rule, ancl it appeared on two  occasions n's though the gatherirj  r/ould wind up in a row.  The meeting was called for the  purpose of hearing an address by  Mr. B. Gilland, head of the Palfic  1'orry Growers' Association, a mainland organization, with .which Saan-  ich have co-operated for the past  two years in tho marketing of rhclr  berries. The Saanich berry produc-  ers had already been addressod at a  former mooting by Mr. Boyd Oliver  tho California co-operationist, and  a factional fight was plainly in evidence. Monday night's meeting uas  to have been for members only. Mr.  Oliver. Mr. H. M. Eddio of Chilliwack, and Mr. H. P. Simpson of  Maple Ridgo arrived at the,'place of  meeting", but.were not permitted to  enter for an hour.    <,  Directors and members of the Cor  don Head' Berry Growers' Association had been invited and were present.  When tho meeting was called to  order by Captain J.G.C. Wood, motion was made that Mr. Oliver, ��������� Mr.  Eddie-and Mr. Simpson be allowed to  attend. This was ruled out and an  uproar followed. The chair's ruling  was not sustained. Captain Wood  then said he would resign from the  chair, and finaly Mr. H. H. Crist,  vice-president, took his place.  The latter, after much trouble  managed to have the minutes of the  associatiori's last'' meeting read, all  non-members being' asked to retire.  Then Mr. Oliver and his companions  were admitted. An hour had bcei\  lost in the scrap, but the Saanich association's officials came out on top  and controlled the meeting. They  were open in their charges that an  insiduous attempt was being made  to stampede the meeting and force  Saanich into the ranks of the new  co-operatlonist system.adopted on the  Mainland.  Mr. ,H. E. Tanner, president of the  association for the past six years and  ��������� manager' last year, made an address  counselling against any.change, de  nouncing his "traducer" . and discounting Mr..Oliver's suggestions as  impracticable and totally ' unsuiteu  to conditions in Saanich. He was given a long -hearing and a ���������' vote ��������� of  thanks:  ,After' an hour's wrangling Mr.  Gilland was asked to speak. His remarks were brief. He explained that'  the Pacific ' Berry Growers' Association was a co-operative concern in  which he owned half the stock.  Mr. Gilland denied charges that he  controlled the organiation; The share  holders had subscribed their ��������� own  money," last*'year investing an addi-'  tional 110.000. The'growers dealing with' the association received the  highest returns for their berries ana  last' year $11,000 was paid in dividends.  Mr.' Gilland said he had not been  born in Missouri nor had he studied  law in San Francisco; he grew up.on  a good Canadian farm and thought  he knew fruit. He said.he had not  desired to get into the co-operative  fruit fight, but upon request/had decided to attend the meeting and toll  the story of the Pacific Bei\y Growers' organization.  Mr. Gilland said that the co-opera  tive schemes fostered by Mr; Aaron  Sapiro and Mr. Boyd Oiver had not  been able to save the growers of  California, especially in the handling  of raisins. As for the association he  represented, they did not intend to  support the new co-operative association; the overhead would be too  great. He concluded by saying that  the higher prices paid to the growers of his organization were the bewt  proof of tho efficiency of the methods followed.  A shower of questions was asked  Mr. Gilland. To one he answered  that It was ridiculous to expect that  higher prices would be secured  through the formation of a central  selling ageny.  Mr. Gilland said that the-firm, ol-  Edgott and Gilland did not handle  any consignments. Personally he  was the paid manager of the Pacific  Borrygrowers' Association, but .hpc!  never drawn any cash dividends. Tlis  profits went into improvements.  He said that' there were forty  white growers and about 140 Japanese In the association. Only half a  dozen whites produced berries in <t  oiiahtitv, while about seventy Japan-  o.o" prov/ers were the backbone of the  industry.  In answer to another ouost'on,  Mr. Gilland said that the Japanese  h<id been "hounded to death" to join  the new movement and    he himself  had been asked to beconie' head of.  the now union.' lie offered the'suggestion that "if you-fellows had-done  as much as-wo have you would be  better off." Asio his statis with the  Pacific Berry Growers, be was working for. his salary and not for the  love of the gams, he said.  Mr. Tanner, in an' hour's speech,  reviewed 'the, history of berry growing in this province and-outlined the  growth, of tho industry on Saanich  peninsula. When other growers lincl  entered _:(.he duunct 13. C. Berry  Growers' Association and lost their  money, Saanich' had operated alone  and had always made money. ��������� lie  strongly advocated following the  same course.        ;'  Mr. Tanner, said many were being  swept off their feet by a di:iintere-*.t-  ���������er organizer, who would have no in-'  terest once ho had drawn his $f>0 y  day and departed.,  ' The speaker contended that if Mr.  Oliver had visited Saanich first he  would have followed an entirely different . course in his- \organization  work in this province. Why, should  tlie growers listen to a man who  had never hoed a strawberry in his  life.  A vote of confidence was passed  in the directorate and Capt. -Wood  -.resumed the chair.  Mr. Boyd Oliver was asked to  speak. Ho took tho platform but  said there scorned nothing to be said  since the growers had endorsed the  actions of their officials. He had attended the mooting at the request  of twenty-four growers avIioso', names  were  road   out.  A barrage of questions was- hurled at the organizer, Avho stood his  ground. He complimened Mr. Tanner upon his speech and wished tlie  growers every success, but 'warneO  that the time would come Avhen disaster would be their share    Avith an  aUoii  independent     selling      organl  tied  up  to Japanese growers.  He asked the Saanich growers to  think over the question, of whether  it was right to remain associated  with  the' Japanese concern.  VISCOUNT YOUN'o!i:R  Sir George Younger, Avho, \vhilo  ,he is not making British Premiers,  makes '"beer Avith a bite in it" (so  Iiis advertisements claim), has been  called to his reward. The King has  made him a Viscount. Next to Lloyd  George himself, ' Younger is the  most interesting politician in Br't-  ain. Looking, behaving, dressing,  and apparently thinking like a typical crusted Tory squire, he was  powerful enough to make and break  Lloyd George, to rally the Carlton  Club, and to "put over" Bonar Law.  Where he gets his power and how,  baffles his contemporaries.  Before he became a leader of the  Tories he was a wirepuller for  Unionism in .Scotland. He fought  four forlorn hopes before he entered Parliament for Ayr Burghs in  19 06. He Is' a good platform speaker of a kind, but is'credited with uo  ideas, and his is not the personality  that sAvays croAvds; nor is he good in  debate. His poAver is in the council  chamber and it is there that he  stage-manages' things, playing chess  with politicians, moving great statesmen like puppets.  TAvice he has bested Lloyd George.  The first time Avas over the "coupon" election of 1918, when, by use  of that ingenious device, he packed  Parliament with Tories. The second  Avas' last November Avhen he proved  himself stronger than Birkenh ad  and Austen Chamberlain and kicked the Coalition from poAver.  He is a veritable Napoleon, in an  election. "' From" a club in London in  November he directed every move of  the. Tory campaign; personally sup-,  ervised its propaganda, selected and  rejected candidates, censored speeches and pamphleltf. And three-weeks  before polling he predicted Mr.  Law's majority  within  five  votes.  Yet outwardly he is simply an exquisitely neat, smiling, healthy, and  polite old gentleman of seventy odd,  with a tuffed white moustache, and,  under shaggy brows, twinkling nar-  i'Oav eyes that tell of nothing but fun.  -7��������� OttaAva Journal  LOTS   OF  Ail)   IN  SPRAY CALENDAR  The horticultural branch ' of tho  department of, agriculture, Victoria  has just issued the 1923 spray oal-,  endar, which is somewhat more extensive in its scope than the 1922 e-  dition, and contains information not  only for the control of ' fruit tree  pests, but treats in addition, of control measures for rodent control.  Among the pests mentioned are  the Avooly aphis, ' the remedy for  Avhich is to SAvab Avith kerosene e-  mulsion 1 to 10 as soon as seen. The  addition of soap to this mixture at  the rate of one ounce Avhale-6il soap  to one gallon of .mixture increases its  efficiency.  ��������� In the case of black cherry and  plum aphis spray Avith black leaf, '!���������  to 12 00, applied as soon as aphis appear, before the leaves curl.- Will  stain fruit if applied- near ���������* picking  time. t.  The calendar, which deals Avith  practically all the fruit pests cowmen in this province, will be sent  free of charge to anyone who desires  it.  The felloAv;; Avho  never  takes  long shot seldom shoots very far.  The Basilica at Quebec -which for over.. 300 years has been an.  ornament of the ancient city and which was gutted by firo  recently. It will be rebuilt at once. In the lower right hand  corner is Cardinal Begin's palace seen from the steps of the  monument to Bishop Laval. The palace adjoins the Basilica and  narrowly excaped destruction. In the upper corner is the Chateau  Frontcnac which stands about a block away from the Basilica  and which  is here pictured for the  first  time with  the new towel.  THE fire that destroyed the ancient Basilica at Quebec on the night of December 22nd, destroyed one  of Canada's ancient landmarks that had long years  ago assumed  a place  in the  affections  of the  Cana  irrespective   of  dian people quite  creeds.' To Quebec city the loss is  irreparable, and the Christmas season in that city has been to some extent marred by the disastrous event.  English, French, Catholic and Protestant dAvellers in Quebec Province  alike feel the loss of this historic  old building with its association with  Canada's romantic past. The building itself spoke of other days. Its  architecture was characteristic of  Quebec city, and all who had visited  it carried aAvay a memory of a quaint  old building, richer in historic interest than in architectural beauty, but  none the less of great charm and an  ornament to the city quite in keeping with the  surroundings.  The ancient edifice dated from  1647 and occupied ground in the  vicinity of the first parish church in  /Quebec, Notre Dame de la Re-  couvrance erected by the founder of  Quebec in 1633. The first Mass in  the Basilica was said on Christmas  Day,  1650,   but   it   was   not   until  ,1666 that the church was consecrated by the first Bishop of Quebec. Mifrr. De Laval, and opened for  public worship. It underwent a restoration in 1745. ��������� The-ehurclv suffered considerable damage in 1759 as  a result of the bombardment of the  city by Wolfe's Artillery. Since that  date it has undergone numerous  alterations and additions. Mgr. De  Laval, who died in 1708, was buried  in the crypt of the Basilica, but in  1788 his remains were transferred  to the seminary chapel. Fully 900  persons sleep their last sleep in the  crypt of the cathedral. They include the remains of four Governors  of New Prance, church dignitaries,  high military officers, judges, and  many  other prominent people.       '  The Basilica was one of the finest  edifices of its kind in the Dominion  and contained many very precious  relics of the past as Avell as paintings by some of the leading masters  of the French, Dutch, and Italian'  schools. Many religious treasures,  vestments, ornaments and sacred  vases were also contained in the  Basilica. Some of the stained glass  windows were among th? finest and  most artistic on the American con  tinent, and the interior decorations  which had been completely renewed  recently at a cost of nearly $90,000,  were particularly artistic.  Among the pictures Avere a Saint  Paul by Carlo Maratta, and a Christ  by Van Dyke. The vestments were  probably more gorgeous in adornment than anyAvhere else in America.  Many of them Avere gifts from the  French kings. The church is in the  see of the Archbishop of Quebec.  In 1874 Pope Pius IX. elevated it  to the rank of a Basilica' Minor.  It is, of course, to be expected that  a large and more beautiful Basilica  will arise on the site of the old  building, and that it will continue to  carry the associations with early  French history in Canada. The  tombs of the early governors and  others Avill still remain, and other  historic relics and paintings will  take the place of those lost, so that  except for the building itself the loss  may in some measure be replaced.  It was later announced that most  nf the historic vestments had escaped,  the fiir-.  zaasmamsmm THWl/AfiSuTSli-ORD'FoiSTrf  ABBOTSFORD.  B.  a  Mi*rrrmBxs*BHSB  jg^^asmsssasmautmBmuaaiaaasiaia  THE BEST ROAST  whether for   Sunday .or any   oilier   day of lhe  week should have our. "Delicious"    trade-mark  on il      You can .always Iind Ihis trade-mark jus  under lhe first   slice of   one 61 our   well-cooked  roasts.   TRY IT AND SEE.  B. C. Phone 41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  S. F. WHITE  Abbotsfordj  .C  Is the Dioneer feed store m this  district. Past service is cpunt-  in-z for the rebuilding? of our  "business  ARE YOU A CUSTOMER?  Humpty-Duiiipty Egg   Crates   always .<>���������   hand  at, each ������j>J..tHJ  C ' - You,know our old Specialties?  We slill have  I hem. ' v        ���������   . i   i; ������' ::: 'i!:-,S;  J. J. s  Essendene Avenue  Seeds for the West  SULKOTEl), J3ARLV, HARDY  Productive   varieties   for  Field, Garden and Lawn.  CUMPIilSTU STOCKS  CARRIE!) AT JKRCJJNA  Write for Illustrated   Calatolgue  SEND ORDERS HERE  STEEL, BRIGGS  SEED CO., Limited  REGINA SASK.  MAIL CONTRACT  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  L  The annual St, Patrick's Social o  the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  Church wil'be held at the home o*  Mrs. H. Fraser on Monday evening  The usual attractive . programni-  Avill be given and everything Avill b*.  of an Irish nature.  At the regular meeting of Abbot.*:  ford Lodge W.B.A. of the Maccabec  held  on    Thursday    evening     plan-  were further arranged for the Easte  dance which will be given by the 11.-*  vieAv in the theatre on  Friday Apr!"  6th.    Special attractions will be given including a balloon dance.  ���������   The regular meeting of the W.    \  of the M.-S.-A. Hospital will be held  in the S.F.A. Hall, Matsqui, on Wednesday,  March   2.1st.     Tlie    Matsqu'  ladies are planning to have a record  attendance.   ,  Mrs.  Joe King of Vancouver was  the guest of    Mrs. J.    Vannetta r.\  .' Wednesday.  Mr. Lome McPhee of Langley visited his home here on Thursday.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Lee and MasteJ  William Lee' visited Vancouver on  Thursday.'  A meeting for the purpose*, of form  ing baseball teams in the Fraser Va!  ley for the coming season, will b  held in tlie Bank of Montreal Chan*,  hers on Thursday evening, March  2 9th. . The forming of lac.ross  teams --will also be taken up at :  meeting held  later.  A new phone lino^has been croc!  ed on Ndrlh   Railway  Street sunnly  ing a phone to the home of A. Taylor.  .   ;.Mr. J.' Heath was a visitor to cons*  - cities on Wednesday.  '��������� Mr. Whitchelo who has been quite  i  ill, is reported as improving.  :-,"'-. Mr.  ancl  Mrs.  J. L.    Preston whr  . .have spent the Avinter on Vancouver  'Island   returned   home  on    Wednesday.    They  intend  to return  to  tiie  l Island to . reside, and    are    offering  ctheir .Abbotsford property for sale  "', Mr. E. F. Thorn Avas a recent visi-  ��������� ;tor. 'in   Chilliwack.  - Mr. F. A.' Marshall has purchased  ���������the house in Avhich ���������he has    been residing; and Avhich Avas OAvned by Mr.  T-Lachlan  McNeil.  ��������� Mr. Robert Tretheway visited Van-  ' couver on Wednesday.  Rev. J. >L. Robertson has discontinued as reporter for the Daily Columbian. Ncav Westminster.  M'ss May Campbell of New Westminster is the guest of her aunt  Mrs   A. Mclnnes.  Mrs. Knox of Vancouver is visit-  insr her sister. Mrs. J. A. McGowan.  Mr1* ������������������ A. P. Mosho.r of Vancouver  was the recent guest of Mrs. W.  Havkness.  Mr. .and   Mrs.  Roach  and   Mr. and  'Mrs.   R.  Gilmore     motored  to     Nfe'v  Westminster ancl Hammond on Sun-  dav last. .  Members of the.RebeVah Lodire of  Abbotsford on Thursday evening. A  special P. C E. car conveved the visitor's to and from Abbotsford  Mrs. H. T. Fraser entertained nt  tho. tea hour on Wednesday. Amomr  those prpRPMt were Mrs Wool^r.  Mrs Nelson. Mrs. G. N. Zeigler, Mrs.  McMasters and Mrs. George.  Mrs. W. G.rav on Tuesday.  ' M*-. and Mrs. Palmer are nren.iv-  ing to move to Vancouver. Mr Pal-  rter bovine: eiven no his situation at  tlm A. T,. M. & D. Co.  Tho Messrs Weir and S'lpreat-  tonded the hockey game in Vancouver on Monday evening.  MATSQUI NEWS  The annual banquet of    the Mats  ui  W.  I. Avas held in     the Matsqui  .all on Wednesday evening last. The  ���������all    was    appropriately    decorated  ,'ith pussy willows and daffodils to-  ether with the    institute    colors--  .-bite and gold.        About eighty sal  own to the sumptuous repast.  Among the speakers were Judge  'ovvay, of New Westminster who  poke on "The Women of Shakes-  ���������eare"; Hon.' E. D. Barrow, minister  f agriculture and Mrs. F. A. .1' ad-  !en. advisory member of the W. T.  Special mention should be mad*  f the place cards for the guests. On  ach card Avas a quotation taker,  rout the poets appropriate to the  haracter or vocation of the guest,  hat of the venerable judge was ap-  reciated; Avhile Mr. Barrow's reared to coming through the "muci  nd mire."  Miss   McMenemy   Avas   responsible  or selections on the    piano    which.  ere certainly    highly    appreciated.  'he  also  played  for  the community  inging which  followed.      The   pro-  ramme Avas  a  most enjoyable  one  most pleasant and profitable even-  :ig Avas spent.  A miscellaneous shoAver Avas given  Tiss Ruby Cornwall Avho is shortly  ���������> become the bride of    Mr.    Claud'  home o1  Wednes-  was   tho  gifts. r  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to  tlie Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on Friday, the 1.3th April, .1923, for tho  conveyance of His ' Majesty's Mails,  ,on a proposed Contract for four  years, twelve times per week on the  route be ween  AUIJOTflKORI)  and  RAILWAY STATION  (H. 0. K.)  from the 1st July next.  Printed notices containing further  information as to conditions of proposed Contract may be seen ano  blank forms of tender may be obtained at the Post Offices of Abbotsford, B. C.  District  Superintendent of  Postal Service, District  Superintendent's Office,  Vancouver,  B.  C.  2nd March, 1923.  J.  F. MURRAY,  Acting District Superintendent.  ^DCWT^OVERLO^  SPECIAL ��������� Two     weeks ���������  only_^_500   Blue-lined   No.  8 Envelopes $3.25;   1000  $5.00  MT. LEHMAN  Get your orders in   early for   our   famous-Hot Cross  Buns.   Last year , we made over 3000 Buns.     To the one  guessing' the nearest to   number   made this   year we will  give a $<U)0 box of Chocolate's.���������One   guess\ with, every  , order for a dozen. '���������''-���������,'  GET  YOURS'  ALBERT LEE,  Baker and Grocer  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL. ESTATE���������Money to Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  [cCallum .  Abbotsford  'arr of Ridgedale, at the  Irs.  A.  A  Cruickshank on  "ay  afternoon.     The  guest  acipieut of many beautiful  :LOS'i*I> MAIT.. FKOM  AND TO HUNTINGDON  The Canadian Pacific Railway an  '������������������iking off the mail clerk from    tl-.'  Vancouver-Huntingdon   train,   there  ���������^y discontinuing a mailing privilege  'hat has existed since   the   line    was  first opened.  The train will carry the mails,  but they'will be under the charge of  the baggage clerk'and will not be  sorted en route. Mr. F. H. Windle  who has been mail clerk on this  train has been transferred to Van-  .couver Island run between .Victoria  and Courtenay. Mr. and Mrs. Windle  will reside in Victoria.  NEW  ASSESSMENT  , BY NEW ASSESSOR  MOUNT LEHMAN, March 5 ���������No  less- than nine ratepayers tendered  for the appointment of assessor fo ���������  the Municipality of Matsqui on Saturday the aspirants being C. Ohris-  tianson, Jas. Stevenson, C Gilbert-  son. H. B. Baker, A. N. S- Beaton. J.  Carmlcliael. G. F. West, G. H. Loach  and J. P. Carr.  Mr. Beaton's tender of ?o00 w:.w  $S0 under the next highest, and after adjourning in committee to discuss the applications, Mr. Beaton  was given the position.  An entirely new assessment is to  be made this year.  Miss Hilda Lewis took part in the  ���������ecital given by the Misses Steede at  heir home in Abbotsford, her numbers being "Twilight," and the prime  oa'rt in the duet "Comrades at  Arms," Miss Steede taking the. 3ec-  ondo.  Those interested in the "old timers' reunion held a meeting on March  5, at which committees were - appointed to complete all plans.  In the senior room-of the public  school the' class leaders for February were as follows: -Entrance. Eu-  dora Walters; SK V. Annie MacLean,  ir. V. Manley Bloomfield; IV. John  Denniaon. In the junior division  "-.hose at the head of the classes  were: Sr. III. Marjorie McLean; Jr.  rIL, Irene Moore; Sr. II. Dorothy  Oswald; Jr'. II. Thomas Dennison; I.  Vermona Farber; receiving class,  Flora- Mc'Eachern.  It is expected that-' Rev. Alex  *)unn. B. ID,, of Haney, will condu -t  ���������he Mt. Lehman Presbyterian church  \nniversary services on March 2o.  \t the congregational gathering on  Monday, March 26, several former  ministers will be present, among  whom will be Rev. W. M. Reid of  Haney, Rev. J. C. Alder of Newton  and Rev. C. McDiarmid of Mission. A.  programme of musical and literary  numbers is being arranged by the anniversary  committee.  Mr. Jimmy Conroy was the successful bidder for the construction  of the big bridge to be built for the  Matsqui municiapl council on the  Township Line road near Mr.  Mutclie's place.  Mrs. H. Sawley of Gifford mourns  the loss of her father who died on  February 27 in St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. Mrs. Tompers,  wife of the deceased, also mourns  the death of her husband. She is at  present residing with, her daughter,  Mrs. H. Sawley, here.  Mr. Jack Rust has- taken over  his farm here, which . Mr. Oldfield  has rented for the past two years  ia  G.  It. is llkolv'that at the beg'nn'n^  of the month Mr. J. J. McPhee will  take charge of the Huntingdon I< eed  Store as manager.  Don't    forget    the  dance on March 23rd.  bank    staffs"  Mrs. McMenemy has been'vis-'hi';  in Vancouver for the past two weeks.  Service'! will be held'in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  Ts-  his  Mrs.  Moe from    Vancouver  spending several days with Mrs.  O. Hougen here. "'  Mr. H.  Sawley  of    Vancouver  land spent the week-end    with  wife and son here.  Mr. Albin Nordin from the southern States spent a few days with his  mother here, but has returned to-the  States. He intended to go as far as  the Mexican boundary.  Coining   Events  March'   19���������Annual    St.      Patrick's  dance.  March   28���������True  Blue  Whist   Dave  (Orange Hall).  April  (;���������Easter dance    in    theatre  (W B.A. of the Maccabees).  April   13   and   14���������Special   show   at  theatre   (Grandma's. Boy)..  April  20���������Dance at theatre.  Apr"l 27���������The Vimy Dance given by  the W. A. of the G.W.V.A.  sjs?^  ���������"������������������5, s^jJ*"1?  GROCERY  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  If it's Groceries you want���������WE HAVE THEM.  If it's Prices yon want���������WE HAVE THEM.  If it's Service you want���������-WE HAVE IT.  Camel Dates, 12 oz. pkg 10^  New Bulk Dates, 15?> per  lb., 2 lbs. for i2r>?  Ginger Snaps, per lb '20f  Soda Biscuits in bulk,  per   lb 17lif  "rape Fruit, 4 for  25i:  Large   Navel   Orangek,  per   doz ...45������  Cauliflower,   large   headB,  each  : :��������� 25<s-  Celery, large heads, each ,.15f  Head Lettuce, each  -.--lOd  WE DELIVER THE GOODS FREE OF CHARGE  Phone 55 P.ht>tf&:55  CARE OP SPRINGS  IS  VE!IY  IMPORTANT  No other static part of the. motor  car chassis has quite as constant arid  a task to perform as the springs, in  spite of this the "average car owner  gives the springs of his car practically no attention with the result that  spring breakage occurs with quite  unnecessary frequency.  Motor car springs are of the type  known as "leaf." That is to say the  spring is made up of a number <-f  thin leaves, held together, by a boll  or other means. The engineers are  not by any means agreed on the best  type of spring. In fact there is no  other point in design upon which  they differ so drastically. The principal forms of springs in use on modern cars are as follows: Semi-elliptic, three-quarter elliptic,- elliptic,  semi-elliptic cantilever, quarter-el-  transverse,  double semireliptic  never be necessary to disassemble  the part for lubrication. The best  plan is to lubricate-������he spring and  then cover it with one of the new.  spring covers or boots of which thefo  are numbers available. fr's*..  Lubrication of the   bolts   at.^tlitf-  ends ef the spring ia very important.  It should be carried out.once a Week  for the first couple of months   of    a'  car's life and every.two weeks there'-  after.'  Another very important operation  in spring maintenance Is the car������ of  the clips that hold the leaves together. Unless the clips are kept:tight.  the spring tends to move with ' tho  axle and it is quite posaihle that lhe  bolt in the center of the spring may  be broken wih the extra strain put  upon it. With a broken holt ���������. the  center leaf of the spring will carry  the entire load and -breakage j������ almost- certain  to, follow.  ; ���������  In more than-sixty per eent of the  1922 cars, Hotchkias drive |s employed in design.    This means    that  transverse,  triplex which is used on   in addition to carrying the weight of  the car and cushioning . shocks, the  springs have to take the 'propulsion  and pass it ontothe^hodyv.With this  the  Overland,     double       cantilever  combination  semi-elliptic  and   cantilever.  It must be remembered that the  springs are always doing some-work.  When the car is in motion they are  cushioning the shocks of travel over  a more or less uneven surface. The  spring flexes and the shackles move  back and forth and up and down. If  tho leaves are not properly lubricated, if rust has crept in they do not.  slide over each other. If the shackles do not move freely, they are not  able to compensate for the shocks of  travel and naturally enough breakage follows.  Every spring should be lubricated  so that the loaves are free to slide  and the shackles are free to move  and take up the shocks. Once a  year the spring-should be taken apart  and the leaves be thoroughly lubricated. If the spring is provided with  a spring lubricator or oiler,   it   may  added burden put upon the" sprlnpra  it is very important-that" they should  receive the'little attenlon that will  keep them at maximum efficiency all  the time. And we shall end'thfe  brief spring song by summing up the  maintenance golden .rule: for sprin*.  Keep them properly lubricated anl  see that the clips are always tight.  An earnest-preach������m: in Georgia,  who has a custom of telling the Lord  all the news iir Kia'pratytfrs, recently  began a petition for help .against the  progress of wickedness lri his town  with the statement:  .; ''  "O. Thou great Jehovah, crime is  on the increase. It is becoming more  prevalent daily.- ��������� I can prove it- to  you by statistics." . ;  I  ���������.->(��������� PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  THE ABBOTSF  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES. Editor and Proprietor  POST  FRIDAY, MARCH 23,  1923,  ������us  Did it ever strike you forcibly  that while you grumble at the weather of tho Fraser Valley that at.  the same time you are enjoying one  of the very beat climates to be found  anywhere'.' This week'one day when  the wind was blowing, some people  thought it was awful. Last winter,���������  it is spring now���������when wo had a  few cold dayB people said; it wa;i lhe  very worst winter they had ever seen  anywhere, or had ever heard toll of.  Now that was hard on Uie weuther  man for tho Eraser Valloy, wasn't it?  Down in the Mississippi Valloy'tho  weather man koops the people coming and going, if all that one reads  in the papers are true���������or oven that  half of it. Last week they had a  storm from the south aud this wool;  they are having one from the north  ���������or muybe It was the same storm  going back over the grounds? At  any rate think of the big snow  storms that block railway traffic a!,  this, time of the year, and people being lost in the-blizzard, then thank  your stars that you live in a district  where the weather is as good as it is  in the Fraser Valley.        '  ONE   EVERY   MINUTE  Local Merchant Must GiveWulu^ To  Hold Trade.  It has been said that- there is a  "sucker" born every 'minute." If  this be true, there are-1,4 40 potential customers of- ' the ' mail order  ���������houses ushered into the world every  twenty-four hours and-the-'number  reaches a total of '525,000 "every  year. ���������'���������-���������-  Of course, as Mark Twain remarked regarding reports' of' his "death,  these figures may be exaggerated  but they serve to illustrate the fact  that the mail order houses of the  big cities always������ have new fields to  exploit and' are not ' hampered in  their dealings by the necessity of  pleasing all their old customers.  If the mail order buyer discovers  that he has been "stung" and registers a vigorous kick, it means nothing in the young life of the mail order man. Why should he worry as  long as there are some 99,999^999  other persons in the country,to whom  he may make his alluring appeals?  Ever Get Money Back?  Did anyone ever hear of a mail  order house refunding a customer'*  money If the-customer was not satisfied with his purchase? . Don't all  speak at once, please.  The big mail order -hofcses in tie  cities expect to receive a large number of complaints - from their-customers. They know that much of tlie  goods which they, sell will not come  up to the expectations of the buyers,  whose ideas-as to what-they will receive have been formulated from the  pretty pictures and alluring descriptions given in the catalogues.  The mail'order houses prepare for  this contingency by maintaining  large corps of clerks whose sole duty  it is to answer the letters of ��������� irate  customers. These clerks', or correspondents, as they are*callod,- exercise  all their powers of cajolery in an effort to appease the complaining cuS;  tomers, after an exchange-ofvletter������,  the mail order man has no worry.  His living is not dependent upon  the customer to whom he has already sold goods. "There are as  good fish1 in the sea1 as have-^ ever  been caught," and-ihe turns iiis attention toward the landing of new  fish.  Local Merchant's Field   Limited  Compare the position of the mail  order man with that of the retail  merchant in the small city or town.  The retail merchant has a certain  limited territory from which he  must draw his trade; .All'his business must be done, day ofter day  and year after year, among the  same people. ������������������'.;.  The buyers to whom he can apply  for business number only a few thousand and =at the most, and in some  cases a few hundred. , Unless, ho can  make his'customers'his friends and  bring them back to his store again  he cannot continue In business.  The result is that.he looks beyond  the single sale which ho may be  making ut the time. It Is to his Interest to please every one of his cua-  toniors. It will profit him nothing  to make a big profit off a customer  at one sale If that customer is not  satisfied with his purchase and refuses to come back to his store  again.  From which man can the buyer expect to get the best values, the service, and the best prices In proportion to the quality of the goods sold?  From the-man who must please him  and give him his money's worth in  order to remain in business, or "from  the man who figues that he may never hear from the buyer again, and  that H. will make no great difference  whether he pleases him or not?  Gets It While He Can  The idea upon which the mail order man works is to get the money  while tho getting is good. If the customer is satisfied with the goods  which ho receives, all well and goou.  The mail order -man knows that  the customer is the kind of a man or  woman who -likes to take a' chance  or he wouldn't have sent in his order in the-first place. Therefore he  may figure that tlu customer is  likely to take a Becond chance, even  if the first doe3 not turn out to his  liking.  If the customer has enough spirit  to imike a kick, the trained correspondents in charge of the complaint  department may be able to pacify  him. If they arc not, it doesn't matter much anyway, for there arc millions of others who may be caught  .with the same bait���������there is> one  born every  minute,  you know.  It is well for the consumer to remember to take a chance on the offerings of the mail order house. The  home merchant has something at  stake in every sale that he makes.  ��������� The mail order man has nothing at  sake.  The home merchant ��������� has everything at stake on ��������� the manner in  which he treats' his customers, for  he cannot get others to take their  .places. ' The mail order man has  nothing at stake, for it is to his interest to get all that he can out- of  each sale, knowing that he may never have'another chance a* that particular  customer.  Which is'' the safest man with  whom to do business?  to "the power of the grave."  Of the 150 . psalms in the  book, all    except    38    suffer  change.  prayer  . some  I^SSHE  ���������KMwaBBTKiinnniwaMW  HAD ONE  MJTCAL IN    FOUR  DAY&  OTTAWA, March    17.���������No    story  told in the House in recent day;- possibly has given rise to so much curi  ous speculation as one told yesterda:  by. R. A. Hoey, Progressive    Spring  field, Manitoba.    It was of an Irisl  immigrant    who    came  to     CanacL-  "some 14 years ago."      When'-     lr  arrived at Quebec he had not the ne  cessary   $35',  and  evaded  the'immi  gration authorities'. He went to Montreal'and got a job in a tannery    a'  $7 a week.-  In two months he saved  enough to go to Fort Francis in Nev>  Ontario, where he got a position a.  $4 00  a year  and  saved  enough  ��������� ir,  the two years' to take a five-year university  course.  "We- sometimes hear,"- added Mr  Hcey, ''of men living on a meal t  day. This particuar immigrant livec*  for four days on one meal and 1  remember on one occasion he lived  for five days on one meal, and th'  last six weeks of the year in which  he graduated he lived for 10 cents a  day and was denied the privilege o'  writing home to his parents becaas-  he did not have the money for postage. . . . He is today a membe*  of the federal parliament. He is stir-  ���������n his thirties, and by no means v  physical   wreck."  Afterward, when questioned by f  .nress representative, Mr. Hoey de  ���������lared it was "Impossible" for him t/  ���������?ive the name of the immigrant. Wa^  he telling the story of his own early  days in Canada? According to the  parliamentary guide Mr Hoey cam1-  :.o Canada from .Ireland in 1909 oi  14/ years ago and. graduated from  Wesley College, 'Winnipeg, in' 1914  Me is 39 years old.  B. (7. Auto. Association -  Aims, and Objects,    i  .1.  A provincial organization which ,  will establish local branches through ]  out B.  C. that every    touring member will have a home    in    the townn  visited.  2. Tho Province will be divided into fifteen districts wih equal representation on the governing boar it.  3. Provincial Legislative Committee working for uniform Traffic  Laws throughout the Provinct.  A. Free towing service in Greater  Vancouver. This' service will be  extended as rapidly as other districts  arc  organized.  5. Special department for finding  stolon  cars.  0. In case cf any dispute over  repair bills, wo will investigate and  secure fair settlements for both  parties'.  7.  Legal    department   will      take  care of your troubles in Police Court  j 8.  Complete   touring   information  for  motorists,  Motsl  reservation  and  garage accommodation  arranged.  9. Mem hero referred to responsible hotels, restaurants, garages  repair and paint shops, etc. Those  approved establishments will be authorized to display the Club Emblem,  guaranteeing fair prices nud courtesy  to  our  members.  10. The Association membership  card should be as good as a bond, assuring, the members assistance while  away from the local club.  11. To  promote the    construction  of good roads and highways thereby  assisting  the "Good  Roads  League"  of British Columbia and the Govern  ment in this work.  12. To promote uniform road  marking systems and sign posting to  facilitate- traffic.  13. To collect, compile ��������� and dis-  ribute touring and highway information;  14. To co-operate'- with Dominion  Associations ancl also American As-  ciations .on the coast for the benefit  f all Motorists.  15. To keep the Automobile and  lotorist in good standing and repute  n the community, in    the Province  16. The members working-co-op-  ratively  as a "Safety First"    com-  riittee will undoubedly be a great  factor in decreasing the number of  '..ccidents- in the Province.  17. British Columbia needs n  ���������^ood strong Provincial Automobile  ���������Vssociation.  ���������LONG DISTANCE. TELELPHONE SERi  VICE A REAL...ASSET. TO THE EXACTING BUSINESS MAN. '��������� ..  There are few advantages in1 modern business to h ���������  compared in actual value with the service your own of-  fice telephone is prepared at any moment of the day or  night to supply you with.  At a minimum outlay in minutes you can get in direct touch with your desired party possibly hundreds oi  miles away where postal .or other delay-, would be a de-,  cided drawback. Correspondence cannot compete with  the speed of-telephone service,, besides wlhich consider  carefully the undoubted advantages of a personal talk.  British Columbia Telephone Company  c  onceming  STYLE in printing is an art.  it just anywhere.  BEE  EQUIPMENT  FOR BEGINNERS  OMIT PSALM 58   FROM   PSALTER  LONDON, March 17.���������A revised  psalter has been- printed as a parliamentary paper by order of the  bishops and-, if passed by the national assembly, will be sanctioned as  an alternative version.  . Some   of   the  changes   are   purely,  grammatical   or  literary,   but  others  are designed to tone    down     strong  expressions in the    old    translation  This refers'specially to the so-called  imprecatory passages.  It is proposed to omit altogthei  Psalm 58, and to delete verses from  Psalms 14, 55, 68, 69, 109,137, 140  and  141.  The second list of changes consists of amendments, not omisslom?  to the famous version. A change in  punctuation gives the following verse  a new meaning:  "I will life iip:mine.eyes unto the  hills: from whence cometh mine  help?" The older version rends: "I  will lift up mine eyes unto the hills  from  whence cometh mine help."  The verse "Let them go down  quick Into hell" Is changed to "Let  them go down alive into the pit."  The word "lice" is changed into  "flies." The archaic word "runagates" becomes "rebblous," and the  phrase "He glveth His beloved rest"  is changed to "He gives His Beloved  Sleep."  Some of the amendments made to  secure truer translation do not im-  nrovo literary , quality, but sometimes' revision Is an improvement In  every sense, a3 when "He shall come  down likf* rain 'nto a fleece of wool"  is altered to "He shall come down  as rain upon the tender crass" and in  the change from "the hand of hell"  Equipment does not make a beekeeper; but modern equipment is  necessary to make beekeeping a  success.  Unless the beginner- has had some  previous experience in bee management, he should commence with net  ���������p.oro than one or two colonies; fo;  lothing is more disheartening after  Toing into the business heavily, than  o lose a large proportion of the beet  hrough   lack  of  experience.  As location and system of manage-  nent have a bearing on .the equ'p-  nent used, they should be decided  lpon before purchasing supplies. A  itudy of the bee supply catalogue  .���������/ill help the beginner to decide what  le   needs.  The matron would greatly apprec-  'ate any old material, which could be  -nade over for the use of the hospit-  il.  Whether the    production of comb  n- extracted honey is decided upon,  "he supplies used should be modern,  ���������itrongly built and simple in construction.  The hives used for the brood  ���������liaraber should not be smaller than  the ttn frame Langstrdth or better  3till. the ten frame Jim bo hive,  which is' two inches deeper. ' For  surplus honey the deep Langstroth  hive or shallow super may be used.  At least three deep supers    or    five  When yon  orrtsr printing you buy something  more than paper and ink.  The  best advertising  talk . in  vulgar and . cohimonplace. if  distinction.  the. world looks  printed    -without  You cannot buy  The cost of printing depends upon something,  more than the profit which the printer putaupoa, I  it. '  Much depends upon his plant, his organization .  ,    his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the best printing, something distlscthe and  original, get an estimate from us.  The Priat������F  J.  Hub Square  Mission City, B. C.  SPELL   CO-OPERATIVE  CANNED FOODS SAFE  AND AVHOLESOME  C Is for contract,- let each of you sign  O is for others, get them -into "line;.  0 is one only, the best we conceive;  P the prosperity it will achieve.  E is for earnestness circling about it  II is for ruin we're facing without it;  A is for .all of us bound up together;  T is for tightening, the. bond in bad  weather;  1 is the industry put it on top;       ,  V is for value, it's'in the Co-cp.;  E is for ever, it's labelled non-stop. .  Ales:., S. Duncan,  Barrister-    Solicit������?  Notary Public^  il  J. A. Catherwood RitiHdteig  Phone;8601  P. 0. Bea.@S  MISSION ���������ffS"Y,.B. tl.  Sir William Willcox, Scientific advisor to the Home Office in the British  Government,    said    recently,  "I  never (it would have been brought to  my notice  if cases'    had    occurred  during the war, saw a single case of  food   poisoning where  the  poisoning  had arisen from the food being poisonous when it was in the unopened  tin."    This statement was' based    or.  experience obtained during the    late  war,  when  millions of troops    wore  fed for years      largely    on    canned  foods.    Evidence on such a gigantic  scale should convince the most sceptical that, when proper care is taken  in connection with the putting.up of  canned  food    products���������such    as is  required in establishments, operating  under       government    supervision���������  T'oHiing but a sound, wholesome product can  enter consuming channels.  It is well to bear in mind that when  unwholesome    material is    excluded  from  canted foods during  manufacture, no subsequent    laboratory tnst  will ever reveal iff? presence in    the.  finished article.���������Dominion    Department of Agriculture.  A PAIR OF SILK STOCKINGS  A pretty girl was looking into a  shop window, in a busy street. She  wore a ridiculously short skirt which  showed her silk stockings to advantage.  A seller of silks' passed by and  looking at tho liberal display of  stocking, muttered approvingly,  "Twenty-five bob at least."  .  But a sour-faced spinster was not  so charitable.  "Imitation," was her thought.  A cynic looked at the girl and  sneered. v  "Wonder where she gots the money to buy them?"  A prude 3huffled along and, peering at the stocking over her hornrimmed glasses, prayed for her soul.  A health fiend paused as he approached, and handed her a pamphlet which extolled tlie virtues of  wool and flannel.  Then the ordinary man saw her,  smiled, and said to himself, "Jolly  fine leg!"  J. H. JONES  Funeral  Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Gonnecum Mlzskn City  The good part of the potato Is only  akin deep, for just under the skin is  the best  part.  Wm.   Atkinson,  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock  Specialist.  A  bull.  safe investment���������pure      bred  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Fraser Vailey. Am'-fymUar.  with the different breeds oi ,U.Ve  stock and their values.  Address  all communications  Box 34 CtaUliwack, B, Q".  to  iwMMimakmjimuiMdaiifflffl' maagn  xmmar ���������" N'ajirT^rw^rr���������--^?  nevrrv^Trvvwn'W������������������ t^jt-^tt-'ct.i?-^^ IVWri iXk������J*?\ ^iTW *������**&K,i'bl&t#s*#MX?**L^f^^y^H^^gs? -V  V  u  THJ&ABBOTSPORD POa l  PAGE THKE������  Yarwood & Durrani  BARRISTERS and .  SOLICITORS!  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FDIDAY  ABBOTSFORD,   B.. C.  asxsvsx!  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVp STOCK a Specially  P. 0. Bo:: 94  A. R. GOSLING  "WHEN YOU WANT  House and.  Sign Painting-  and  General  House Repairs  Phone 34X -        ��������� P. 0. Box  ABBOTSFORD, B; G.  ������1  u X  Celery King is the thing  , to stimulate the liver, cleaniie tiie  bowels, purify the blood, banish  headaches and make you feel the  joy of better health and strength.  Nature's own-laxative and tonic  roots and herbs.in Celery King.  80o and 60c packages.  Are' You .Coughing'  Why not relieve it thia.very, day ?  A few drops of Shiloh banishes that  ticklingin the throat that maddena  you. A few doses heal up the sore  and inflamed tissues in the throat  and realLy banish that cough. 30c,  60c and $i;20.   -Alldruggists.:..  (From Fraser Valley Record)  After having outlined his position  as to the proper method of securing  the desired freight. rates for this  province Premier Oliver stated 'we  will proceed along these lines even  if we have to have a provincial election, or even a dominion election.  It does' not appear fair that in a line  of 14,000. miles in length the people  of British Columbia should have to  pay one. and a half times as much  as any other part of Canada, especially when B. C. has paid so much in  land and money towards the construction.'  Mr. Maxwell Smith, the political  sage of Deroche, occupied the chair,  at the meeting which was' held in  the Presbyterian Church, and after  a neat little speech, which showed  that ho was itching again for a political fight, he introduced the speaker,   Mr.  Oliver.  On rising Premier Oliver stated:  "I take this opportunity of answering the criticisms that have been levelled at our government one of too  matters which we .as a vprovincial  government have to deal with."  He was pleased to speak again to  a Mission City audience. He congratulated , the people on the recent  step they had taken in becoming incorporated as a village, and thus control their own affairs. The government wishes you every success in  the undertaking of your municipal  government. His advice was to 'be  sure you are right and then go a-  head^' It was better to make 25 pei  cent, mistakes than to do nothing  at all.  Then he,waded right Into the financial affairs of the province. He  thought it was all a matter of bookkeeping anyway. The province had a  system of bookkeeping that surpassed any other province, or any other part of the world. Manitoba and  Alberta had consulted B. C. Even  ���������the bookkeeping system at t'.ic  capital of the British Empire was no.  superior to that of the province of  B. C  The premier went into the history  of the P. G. E. telling    why it was  that, the present     government    hue:  gone1 on with    construction at   'the  suggestion of    Vancouver    Board oi  Trade, stating also that with the amalgamation of the C. N. R. and G. T  P, under dominion control    it could  not   bo   foreseen    that   the P. G. E  would become as isolated for carrying traffic as it has   become    under  this arrangement. He had hopes how-  over that the future   for the railway  would  be bright with the increase,  coast  business.  The debt of the province was $6G,--  000,000 less the investments of tho  government in    the    soldier    settlement,      conservation      and      othRi  schemes which   the government  liar  invested  in.    Taking these amount?  from   the   above   figures  it  left   th-  national   debt     about     $37,579,000.  But the $60,000,000 did not includr  the  $14,000,000. bonds in the P.  G  E.    "At any rate," said the speaker,  "this provincial debt business h-  all a matter of bookkeeping."  The total taxation of the provinc--  from all sources amounted to $0,07!)  000. Out of this' amount there was.  $3,432,000 for education leaving a  balance of $2;647,,000 for other purposes. He told of the increases in  the various departments. There were  $220,000 in the land department,  $319,000 in the .provincial secretary's office. An ...increase of $140,-  000, there was $46.7,380 for tlu-  mothers' pensions. It could be easily seen that the balance of thi-  amount of taxation .was wanted In  many places.  He justified, the $5,000,000 spent  at the request of the owners of automobiles for the roads. Whether the  expenditure was sound or not the-  government was making the automobile owners pay for it.  .  Did Not Mean-  >*emier  W. B.    Lanigan    Denies  Edmonton  Speech   was  on'Honest John  That    Hi*  Attack  MONTREAL, March 17.���������Following on the arrival here of western  newspapers containing a full report  of a recent speech made ������t Vancouver by Hon. John Oliver, premier ot  British Columbia, in which he charged that W. B. Lanigan of the Canadian Pacific had attacked him, Mr.  Lanigan was seen by a reporter here  yesterday. ���������>'  Mr. Lanigan was shown the references to his Edmonton speech and at  once stated that he in no sense attacked Mr. Oliver. Referring to  what had been accomplished by the  pioneers of Canada," said Mr. Lanigan, "what I said was: 'What is our  greatest problem? It is not immigration, it is not taxation, it.is the  'Elimination i from our public life of  'lie man who, to serve selfish ambitions attempts by misrepresentation  by calumny, to tear down those in-  litutions whose success typifies the  ''.ourage, tho sacrifice, the energy,  the thrift and the enterprise of the-  past generation.'  Neither Mr Oliver nor the Canadian Pacific were mentioned or Intended to be aimed at. It Is not the  policy of the company to permit its  ifficials to indulge in controversies  with public men. Further, I have  rot discussed politics with Genera)  "We Rao or do T know anything of  'hat gentleman's policy or purpose  "Ixc'ept indirectly as a property hold-  ���������r with an .interest in local B. C.  udustry, I have no knowledge of or  interest In provincial politics. A full  Lext of my remarks can be found hi  lhe Edmonton .Tnuraal.   of   January  )0 ���������>  UNLKSS.  Flora���������It's rumored that you're  engaged to Mr. All front. Are you  carrying him for his money?  ' Fauna���������There'3 nothing in the  rumov. I shall never marry���������especially a man I don't love���������unless  'io. has a lot mere money than Mr.  Ml front.  Abbotsford, B. C, March 20th, 1923.  Editor, Abbotsford Post,.'" ,  Ilear Sir:  Kindly publish the following in big type and publish in  next, issue of your paper, and,if any of your .readers would like  another like it I have it here for you:    . . ���������  It is said that the human mind craves always for what  it has not. _ After the object is attained we treat it as a  gift horse" and look it in the mouth, very often expressing dissatisfaction. We do nof'always get what we want, arid are  told that it is a good thing that we do not./" Many people in this'  town are craving for incorporation. It is an old standing joke  revived. The promoters of the first joke have long since left  for other fields while many newcomers to the town in' order to'  attract public attention to themselves revive the old joke again  and again and again.  , Self-government is good. Self-government is the aim and  ambition of all free people. But this aim can be carried too  far, when one considers economy. This paper does not think  that incorporation for Abbotsford could be carried on econom-1  ically for the ratepayers of the town. Too many illustrations of  incorporation in the province are outstanding exampl.es of what  local self-government for small communities has given the  ratepayers. Need we mention Port Coquitlam, Sandon and a  few others. The man or woman who owns property should be  considered at all times. He or she ��������� has come to stay. Not  al* the taxes that are paid in Abbotsford at the present time  wou;d be available were Abbotsford incorporated as a village.  We would not have any more control of our schools than w;e  have at the present time. The provincial authorities, unless '  l/.y special arrangement would not police the town. The present '  government taxation would have to be increased on property to  raise as much taxes as is raised by; the provincial government. ��������� . : ������������������.'���������'  Then why should the resident of three or six months haye  a vote as to whether the town should be incorporated or not?  ���������He will probably not be a resident very long and if he' w"ere  the question of taxation would not interest him very much, as  the majority of the taxes will come off those holding land or  houses, and it is a certainty that land .values would have ' to be  increased. f  . The way the present village act is drawn up is a snare and  a delusion, and if it only after the putting into force of  the act do the people's commissioners really find out what they  can and cannot do. As an example; The village incorporation according to the best interpreters of the act are unable  to insure against accident.. A company might accept the  premium, but. when it came to , pay,, . it would be a different;  question. Suppose Abbotsford were,' incorporated. Suppose an  jrcident happened in the town owing to the present condition  of our sidewalks, and the victim sued the village commissioners  for $5,000 or $10,000; went to law and won his case, would it  nrt make a big hole in. the taxation for the year were payment  enforced? It would go a long way toward crippling the  finances of the village for sometime to come. Take another example: This town is anxious to have street lighting, and it  is a great mistake   that   the. town  : is   not   properly lighted,  of the business men of the  self-pride and convenience in  especially for .the women and  children. Yet it is a well-known fact that the village commissioners could not make a contract, with the lighting company  for/a longer period than one year. Any company installing  light in the town would. have to goto considerable expense '���������  and a short term contract would not look safe for any large exr  ppnditure in the setting, out of .street lights. If you do not  hi lieve this paper ask your representative of the B. C. E.. R., one  of the best lighting companies that does business anywhere  in any community.  These are. only a few points that could be said regarding incorporation for a small community like Abbotsford. But  further Abbotsford is such a small community that it is  not in the interests of it to have any matter divide the people  for 365 days in the year, and we'll say there is no matter that  would so quickly make men take off their coats and scrap as  the opinion as to where the local, taxes should be spent by  loral men.  Does Abbotsford want to join Sumas or Matsqui municipality?  Have we thoroughly gone into that matter? Incorporation with  that object in view might be worth considering.  A REAL PROPERTYHOLDER.  not only in the. interests  town, but as a matter of  getting around     after   dark,  What are the New Spring Styles?  'Buy the  'Butterick Quarterly  at our Pattern  Counter to-day  The BUTTERICK QUARTERLY  for Spring  1 tells you all about  ���������the new three-piece suit  ���������the long flowing sleeve  ���������the new metallic trimming  ���������the fashionable  shades���������  I   Nattier blue, etc, ��������� *J  '���������the  one-piece   and  wrap'  N around dresses*  F. J. R.- WHITCHELO, LIMITED  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  'lit-.  raBWsaTO���������B.,tfi���������l���������^^^wu^i^apa!S���������Iffi^.���������S,',S  3BBKfflE4!3nna^^ THE  AJjBOT~{M)Rl>*,TOT,  ABBOTSFORD,  B.  a  <55 PSS"*"*���������������  whether for   Sunday   or any   oilier  week should have our   "Delicious  on it.  under tin  roasts.   TRY IT AND SEE.  day of the  trade-mark  You can always find this trade-mark just  lie first   slice of   one of our   well-cooked  B. C. Phone 41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  S. F. WHITE  Abbotsford, B.C.  Abbotsford Feed Store  Is the uioneer feed store in this  district.     Past service is counting:  for  the. rebuilding of our  business.  . . \rARE YOU A CUSTOMER?  Humptv-Dumpty Egg   Crates   always   on   hand  at, each.... .:..... ?1.00  ���������You know our old Specialties? We slill have  ihein.  -  J, J. SPARROW  Essehdene 'Avenue ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Seeds for the  SB   m Cmfl >, KABLY, HARDY  Productive   varieties   for  jj_  Field, Garden and Lawn.  COMPIjHXK STOCKS      ,  CA Kill MI) AT UKGINA  Write for  Illustrated  Catalogue  SEND ORDERS HERE .  STEEL, BRIGGS  SEED CO., Limited  KBG1NA SASK.  nn  ���������LMIIIII.MimK.npm.., iiiiii������������ii..i.o.>  Get your onla.3 in   early for  MAIL CONTRACT  PERSONALS  The No'rthwood, Wash, basketball  teaih played against the Abbotsford  team-in'the Alexandria Hall on Wednesday evening, the home team winning by a.large majority. The-Juvenile, girls and boys' teams of Abbotsford had a well contested game,  which resulted in a- tie.     .  .  A general raiBe in wages-has been  given at the A. L. M. D. Co. and the  working hours in the camp reduced  to eight hours.a day.   '  Among the distinguished visitO!'.'';  in Abbotsford during the week were  the Premier, Hon. John Oliver, and  Hon. E.- D. Barrow, who passed  through here' on Tuesday on their  ' way . to visit the dyke on Sumas  Prairie.  Mr. J. W. Wright has sold hiy.  house, and intends taking up residence  near Portland.  Mrs. G. E. Davis and son Jack, oi  Vye Station, were weekend "visitor.-;  in Vancouver.  Miss Marrian'O'Donnell, daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. O'Donnell of Abbotsford, is to be married in Vancouver on Easter Monday.  Mr. Ostrum. .who has been an in  mate  ot.-the  M.-S.-A.   Hospital    for  some    time    has    returned    to   his  home in Matsqui.  Mr. Rives of the Condensory plan'  was in Abbotsford this week������inakin������  arrangements for the opening of tlK*  ���������Condensory at a very early date.  The plant will not be opened at ful*.  capacity at the present time, b'.)1  may be at a later date if trade nr  warrants.  Practises for the oratorio ' "The  Crucifixion" which will be given in  St. Matthews Church on Good Friday  evening, are being held regularly  and are meeting with entire success.  The evening promises to be one of  special, pleasure to'all* music lovers.  Mr. F. J. R. Whitchelo was a visitor to Vancouver during the week.  .Mrs.. Keep has. sold out the restaurant business and will leave for  Alberta at "once.  Mr. Neil McLeod is the guest Of  his sister, Mrs': C. L. Miller.  Mrs. Woolgar'of Nelson, who recently visited here, is the guest of  her aunt, Mrs. Thompson of Vancouver.  The Abbotsford Orchestra played  for the dance held at Silverdale on  Friday evening.  Mrs. A. Currie was a visitor in  Vancouver this week.  Mr. and Mrs. George H. Kerr and  family moved to'Matsqui on Tuesday.  Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Wright have  returned from visiting in Belling-  ham.  Misa Ruby Archibald spent t <e  week-end as the guest of her mother in New Westminster.  ��������� Mrs. Harper Nixon of Vancouver  was the recent guest of her mother,  Mrs. B. Nelson of Abbotsford.  Coming   Events  March   28���������True  Blue  Whist  Drive  (Orange Hall),  April  6���������Easter dance    in    theatre  (W.B.A. of the Maccabees).  April 9���������Orange Box Social.  April  13   and   14���������Special   show  theatre   (Grandma'a   Boy).  April 20���������Dance at theatre.  April 27���������The Vimy Dance given  the W. A. of the G.W.V.A.  at  by  POPLAR LOCALS  On Monday  evening next,    March  2 6th,  "Mr Clark of    the    Provincial'  Horticultural   Department   will   give  -.i lecture in the Community Hall    on  Horticulture.   .  A very successful whist drive and  'dance was held in the hall on Wed-  lesday  evening.       First prizes were  .von by Mrs. John Duncan and    Mr.  L". Rowells.    Consolation prizes-went  :o Mr. and Mrs.    Jacobson.      A nice  ittle slim   was    realized    from    the  drive.    No whist drive will be held  lext Wednesday.       On April fourth  Tarry  Todd's  hard  time  dance  will.  be held.  A very popular and instructive  ecture was given in the hall at Pop-  'ar on Monday evening last, .- .whoa  JLv. H. Turnbull, president of the  bee-keepers' association, spoke on  -.he "General Management of Bees."  'Mis' lecture was made all the more  nstructive and interesting by the  ���������acts that he had with him a model,  live and lime-light pictur.es, which  ���������vere made full use of in demonstrat-  ng the ��������� particular ��������� points which he  vished to make.  Mr. Findlay, one of the provincial  :ee-keepers, also gave some good iu-  itructions with demonstrations in  preparing combs, etc., for the hives.  There was an excellent attendance.  *nd all appeared to appreciate the  'cry practical information received  "rom experienced men.  Many Abbotsford people were in  ittendance.  Mr.  Geo. Tompers of  visiting his sister, Mrs.  Miss Viola    Franklin  Alberta    is  H. Sawley.  of    Matsoui  in  Gif  SEALED TENDERS, addressed to  tho Postmaster General, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on .Friday, the 13th April, 1923, for the.  conveyance of Hiy Majesty's' Mails,  on a proposed Contract for four  years, twelve times per week on Lhe  route .bewcon  AliHOTSrOllD  and  RAILWAY STATION (Ii. C. K.)  from the let July next.  Printed notices containing further  information as to conditions of proposed Contract may be seen ana  blank forms of tender may be obtained at tho Post Offices of Abbois-  ford,  B. C.  District Superintendent of  Postal Service, District  Superintendent's Office,  Vancouver,  B.  C.  2nd March, 1023.  J. F.  MURRAY,  Acting District Superintendent  ^Doffirov^LOOKl^  SPECIAL ��������� Two weeks  only���������500 Blue-lined No.  8 Envelopes $3.25; 1000  5.5.00  will soon have a circulating library.  Mrs. Christianson. Mrs. J. Lehman  ond Mrs. Tucker'we're the hostesses  for the afternoon.  "Resolved that ' public utilities  should be owned and operated by the  government was ably..upheld by' Mes  srs. H. McDonald and ,Carr at' the  regular meeting of the 'literary' and  debating society. Wednesday evening. Mr. A. Boyle an.d.tylis's Manuel  ppoke well for the negative but not  so convincing, so tfye. decision was  .awarded the affirmative. Mr. Dunbar, Mr. Owen and Mrs. O. Fearn  were the judges.' After -the debate  Mrs. C. Gibson spoke on "Re-incar-  jriat'on" which was followed by considerable  discussion.  Permanent quarters will soon be  ready in the F. V. West Matsqui Cooperative association building for the  Royal Bank, which has opened a  branch here.  Rev. Arthur Ross, M. A., Clayburn  B. C. will preach the anniversary  sermons in the Mt. Lehman Presbyterian church, March 2 5. Mr. Ross  has kindly consented to speak at  the anniversary concert on Monday.  March 26. For this social evening  which is to be held in the Orange  Hall an interesting programme has  been  prepared.  Huns. Last year we made over 3000 Buns.  guessing tiie nearest to number made this  give a $3.00 box of Chocolates.���������One guess  order for a dozen.  GET YOURS  '  ALBERT LEE, Baker- and Grocer  NOTARY PUBLIC  <��������� /  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL, ESTATE���������Money to boon on Good Farm Mortgages.  Abbotsford  CASH  GROCERY  'THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  V THRIFT STORE FOR THE THRIFTY  Here you get Value and Quality  As Cheap a.������ they can be sold.  spent  Sunday, with  friends  ford.  Mr. Emil Alverson spent Wednesday in Mission City.  Mrs. A. Bates visited in Sumas on  Tuesday.  Mr. Lundgreen has' been' seriously  ill for the past two weeks.  The Agricultural Association held  its annual meeting in the Gifford  Hall  on March 10.  Mr. H. Harlow spent Tuesday in  Vancouver.  Mr. Boaz of Gifford attended the  banquet and meeting of the Fraser  Valley Milk Producers' Association  at Chilliwack last week.  Services will be held in St. Malh-  ������w's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  everv Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  Dewdney Liberals  ers  MT. LEHMAN  The regular monthly meeting of.  the Mt. Lehman W. I. was held in  the Memorial Hall, Wednesday,  March 14, Mrs. J. D. Fearn in the  chair and 14 members present. Considerable routine business was transacted, after which the ' programme  for 1923 was drawn up. As adopted this provides for demonstrations  <n fancy work, millinery, dressmaV-  and candy making as well as the  social gatherings at the garden fete  and musical afternoon. The financial standing of tho institute is irood  The secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Gams-  by, was instriKtnd to nay the d'.str'ct  comm'ttpe and tho Worn en's AtxU-  iarv of the M.-a-A. . ho������nHal their  allotted sums'. Mrs. Co.ehlnn v;ai ar>-  no'ntod to look into library matters  and It is expected that the institute  (From the Fraser Valley  Record)  A meeting of the Dewdney Liberals was held in the Imperial Hall on  Tuesday afternoon and proved to be  a very interesting meeting, with an  atendance of about 30 from various  parte Of the riding.  It was also decided that the next  anual meeting will also be held in  Mission City.  The officers elected were:  Hon.-Pres���������Hon. Mackenzie Kin?;.  Hon. Vice-Pres.���������Premier John  Oliver and Mr. Elgin Munro, M. P.  Pres.���������Maxwell Smith.  Vice-Pres.���������Wm.   McDonald.  Secretary���������J.  B. Martyn.  Auditor���������A.  S. Duncan.  Two important resolutions were  put through by the association. One  wus that the present trunk road on  the north side of the Fraser be made  a primary road; the other recommended that the red bridge, be cut  off and a road construed along the  C. P. R. track from Ruskin.  Delegates were present from  Haney, Hammond, Mission, Ruskin,  Whonnock, Port Moody, Deroche and  Dewdney.  Bulk Dates, 2 for  ."25 tf  Soda Biscuits  17?������0  Grape Fruit, 4 for' 2.~c;  Navel  Oranges,  a  doz.   4 0������  and 50f*  Cauliflower, a head  25������  Celery, a bunch -....20^  Head'Lettuce, each  10������  Sweet Potatoes,   3 lbs. for 25c  WE DELIVER THE GOODS FREE OF CHARGE  Phone 55 ;.t       ��������� ������������������-������������������Phone.6&.  urn  (From   Fraser.   Valley  Those fans of near and  WHAT'S  THE   ANSWER?  "Your wife says you have her terrorized?"  "Your lordship -"  "I do not ask this in my official  capacity, but as man to man. Do  you  understand  "  "Yes. my  lord."   ,  "What's your secret?"  Record t  far who  journeyed to " the Agricultural  Grounds -'on Saturday last to see Mission bring home the Pakenham Fool-  ���������ball Cup, were disappointed in thi.-:  respect, for Clayburn won the game  by 1-0 on what.might be termed a  fluke goal, but be it said that all  spectators most certainly saw a  battle royal in which their favourites fell covered with    glory.  The first half started with Clayburn on the aggressive and Mission  apparently contented to make occasional attacks which once or twice  had the Clayburn defense in great  disorder and nearly resulted In goals  especially the long drop shot of J.  Galliford's which ca'ifie down on tho  top of the cross-bar. D. Galliford  missed what looked like a sure goal  some five minutes later when HamiV  ton placed a free kick to his toe, biu  ho was not in proper position and  could only drive slowly with his left  foot Tho play ranged from one end  to the other but. aways the Mission  defense was stonewall until Bones  Allard, Clayburn, took a long chance  shot at goal. Goalkeeper Eckardt  took it in proper position1' but in some  manner the twist on the ball caused  It to slip through his hands and trick  led into tho goal. It looked easy  from tho spectators viewpoint but  was just another of those .examples  where the best of goalkeepers miss  them. One thing-imre it was not a  shot which beat Eckardt as he handled everything else during the game  with his oldtimo. ease and judgment,  and on several occasions brought  sighs of relief to the Mission spectators.  The second half started with .Mission putting all they had into a never ceasing attack on the Clayburn  goal and with any kind of luck at all  should have scored several times.  First D. Galliford put a hot shot  over the bar, then Fu2ino missed  one and right after Hughes put one  right past the post. Immediately  after one of the forwards struck  the cross bar. Clayburn defense Svas  greatly demoralized and once-.' or  twice it seemd that they deliberately  bumped the ball as;'far;'off-'.the field  as possible. This brought jeers  from trie onookers and most certainly does not improve the game at all.  Beyond one or two Clayburn rushes  into the Mission territory it might  well be said that Mission had all the  play in the second half.  Right near the finish, Eckardt  came out to the forward line relieved  by Stafford, and Hamilton came up  forward in a desperate effort to tie  the game with one goal, but.'Lady  Luck, denied all efforts and soon the  referees whistle announced the passing of the Pakenham Cup for, another year.  On looking over the local, team,  never has the defense worked.harder or better. Lamont was a tower  of strength In himself and Hamilton  cleared whatever he .attempted to.  The Halfbacks played welL.probab-  ly better in the second half than lu  the firBt. ' The' forward -line was' not  by any means strong but what was  there, surely tried to live up to its  reputation. They sadly missed the  dash of Rex Cox and Lock who both  were sick, and 'tis said that had they  been there, the results might Jiave  been different. We are pleased *o.  see that tho' pressed- to the limit  for players, our boys never have yet  resorted to the importation of outside players' and though they lost  the Pakenham Cup thte year the/  did it with the true Bporting spirit  which always has been prominent in  Mission football  circles'.  Good music helps to make a good  home.  ���������ia.^^,^^^

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