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 Provincial' Library  r*-  g~  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  ���������sv^r^rtuii  ���������w.-   -aczsr  ^arrra-TTsrs  matBRSB3tP7s*r  .._   . .TZi.  Vol. XVUL, No. 1.  4BEC-TSF0R-D, B, C.  FRIDAY,    MAY   16, 1919  $1.00 per- Year  JCT.i-.l4rf* ..Til  Wrtaaiauumi  n..ii������.. u.^ |������.mij..i������i.������....i^..n������m.f������MiiAi!ijt.mrnu������]rm-^M.ijiuiuu^^  AT AN  e-minute Ijarage  PERSONALS  The K. K. GARAGE, now in its new premises  xi Main  Street, is equipped with  OXY-ACKTYI-ENE  WELDING,   BATTERY   CHARGING  EREE AIR, GASOLINE, TIRES, OILS, aud  Experienced Workmanship .  Sec US, We never Sleep on the Job  Farmers' Phone���������One short, one long, one short  B. O. Long Distauce-~86. 1J> M���������Residence Phone  ABBOTSFORD. FALL FAIR  CAKIA'ON PLAN liECOMIXG  POPULAR IN THE STATES  Senator P. II. Carolyn of Olympia.  father of  the Carlyon bonding  plan  for paving the state's arterial high-  Avay system at a cost og '.'���������'30,000,01)1"  the  project  Avhich   was  endorsed  by  the last legislature and ordered   re  tarred to the electors at the next general election, reports a flood., of   inquiries, "says the Seattl e-P.-L, for information and containing requests foil iih.  to  deliver addresses  explaining  its merits.  Passage of the . measure- by the  "Washington Legislature has resulted  in agitation for similar work in Montana, Rhode Island and British Columbia. Senator Carlyon's plan wil.  givv Washington a magnificent system of paved highways without im  posing one cent extra upon the general tax levy.  The $30,000,000 project would be  carried out in, six years by m^aus of.  a bond issue, tho interest and sinking  fund charges of which Avould be met  from the motor vehicle license fees,  which have just been increased to a  point Avhich would render au'ch plan  entirely feasible.  Completion of the paving project  would not only benefit the motorists  in dollars and cents because it is iig-  ured that such paving would effect i  saving of from $75 to $92 a, year in  gasoline and tires alone for the average car, but would place Washington  in the front rank of states capitalizing their scenic advantages. The in-  fluz of tourists would bring a golden  stream to every portion of the state,  according to Dr. Carolyn. Ancl the  benefits would be perpetual,  -'You can seli scenery evrey year  without impairing the crop one. bic,"  ls orro oi! Senator Carolyn's aphorisms  "Scenery is tho cheapest crop to  raise'"���������Washington Avith its natural  beauty good roads and summer climate would make it hard for California to beat.  Washington's campaign really started tlie movement which is sweeping  tlie country for the improvement o.  highways by paving tho bonds for  which'arc paid for out of the motor  vohiclo license revenues. Washington's* plan is conceded to bo the most  advanced and most equitable way of  'distributing tlio burden for paving.  Senator Carolyn also roportec  groat Interest in highway improvo-  monl. throughout the 'atato. Thurston County contemplates thirty-five  miles of paving in tho ucxt two years.  This work will bo done on the Pacific HighAvay south from Olympia tc  Lewis County and toAvard Shelf on as  far as Mason County  ���������Thurston County plans lo sponc  $'100,000 on tho Avork Avith an equal  amount from the federal government  Grays Harbour will spend $4 00,000  Avith an equal amount from the post  road money.  I -*wh! Cmmty, Clark County    and  'Kin,4, County also    intend  It has been decided that the  Abbotsford-Sumas Fall Fair is  to be held this year again and  the boosters are out now working like troians. They are doing real work too because every  person you meet says he is going to take part in the fair, and  of course that means success.,  as next to good boosting; perhaps more important, comes  the man who will bring some-  thing to the exhibitor to compete for one of the many prizes  that are to be offered.  The officers have been elect- j    Mr Adams> 011 the Yaie road, has  ed for the year and SO far they Isold his place to a returned soldier.  I\Ir. and Mrs. King arrd Mr. and  Mrs. Hunt motored to NeAv Westminster last Thursday afternoon. They  happened. Avith an accident-on tlroir  way home but no one hurt,  Mr. and Mr. Alanson and Mr. and  Mrs. Cki'ruica' McCallum Avere visitors to Abbotsford last Thursday  p.flornoon, Mission City has Thursday  afternoon off the same as, Abbotsford.  Dr. Wilon avIio has been in India  for thirty years, spoke in tho Scik  Temple on Sunday afternoon and  preached in tho Presbyterian church  in the evening. Rev. Wilson had to'  return to Canada on account of ill  health in the family.  Mothers' Day was observed in  Abbotsford last Sunday. ���������  Mr, N. Hill -has bought the place  owned by Mr. Murphy and intends  building on it. They Avill occupy it  themselves.  Miss Lulu Zeigler returned' to Vancouver after nearly two'months' with  her   parents.  Mr. Arthur Lamb, from Vancouver  spent Sunday Avith his mother and  sister, Mrs. Lamb and Mrs. Swift.  . The Ladies' Aid Sciety will meet  at,the home of Mrs. Ryall on Wednesday afternoon, May 21st at 3 p.m.  Miss Hannam Avas the guest of the  Misses Steede on Tuesday,  The provincial Sunday School convention  for  all  denominations held  in Vancouver this week; Mrs.- Fraser  and   Mrs.   McMenemy  Avent  as  delegates  from  Abbotsford."  The Misses Steede had.-a recital on  Monday evening "-for tlie'iT pupils .who-'  are to try'examination.-in June. The  Huntingdon and Clayburn pupils Avith  the Abbotsford ones.  Miss Vivian. Peele Avas a visitor in  Ncav Westminster this week.  Mrs.Henry Smith, formerly of Abbotsford, sold her things in. Westminster and ieft On Thursday mora  ing for NoAra Scotia, her former  home, to visit her mother Avho has  been ill some t ime.  MAY DAY IS CLOSE AT HAtfft  have met with a ready response  in their canvas for support. The  canvass when completed will be  an indication to the directors of  what success they,will have in  pulling off the fair when the  time comes.  The date has not yet been set  but the directors are awaiting  the answer from the government as to what date will be  assigned to them. This has to  be clone in order that the Abbotsford-Sumas fair will not be  held on; a day that will conflict  with any of the other fairs near  at hand.  Now is the time to plan for  exhibiting. Plant something  special for showing on that clay  no matter how small a quantity  Then give it a show to grow  and on exhibition day you will  be helping. Yours may^take a  prize.  Many new features will be added to the fair this year in order  to make it attractive. .  Decide now to boost and exhibit.  The  at the  social  home  or  of  birthday  Mr. and  party held  Mrs. Ware  Next-Friday is May Day again  Jt does not seem so very long  since wc had May Day before.  Now that the war is over it is  likely there will be a larger  turn out ancl more - interest if  possible taken in the events ol:  the day. It is up to everybody  to make it a May Day worth  remembering,���������a sort of commemoration that the war is over and the boys coming home.  The day will be full of interesting events as the'programme  is supposed to be good one���������better than ever, the management  think and they hope the public  including the children, will be  of the same opinion when it is  all over.  The programme includes the  crowning of the,popular little  May Queen who is to reign for  one year. It is something to be  a queen these days indeed, as  they are getting qxiite out of  fashion in Europe.  The sports for the children  will start at 11 a. m. and lasv,  until 1 p.m. These sports will  bebetter than ever as there aro  more to compete this'-yefe'ivand-  that means much,as sports have  always been an important pait  of the events of the day.  There will be a genuine football match between Abbotsford  and Bradner, the kick-off being  at four o'clock sharp.  At 2 p.m. the concert will begin. A good programme is promised, including the crowning  of the May Queen,   songs   and  Orphanage of New Westminst-  ������er will take part in the concert  A May DayDance will beheld  from 9 p.m. till 2 p.m., a 5-pieco  orchestra supplying the music.  Gents will have to pay $1.00 and  the Ladies 25c, while children  under'thirteen will' be admitted  FREE.  . There will be a children's  dance from four till seven-thirty  in which all the children will  have a chance to enjoy themselves.  ���������  Lunch will be served 'On the  school grunds and ice cream  with refreshments all day and  evening.  Take' one of the many roads  to Abbotsford on May Day and  enjoy a real.good outing.  SOCIAL AT THE MANSK  Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Downing of  Vancouver, were the guests for the  Ave'elc end of Capt. and Mra. Whitch-  elo.  Port Coquitlam  large sums; whilo in Yakima County  there are plans for $1,000,000 AVorth  of paving divided between' bond issue  nionoy and federal post road money.  Le'n Irivinc, a returned'soldier, has  been appointed a fire Avarden hero.  Game inspector Pyko has been surveying tho country round here.      He  Avas struck Avith the numer of nomadic canines of complex ancestry pre-  spending .'Vailing round the city. More destruc  tive to young pheasants than all the  poachers around, is reported to be his  comment.  last Friday night, under the auspices  recitations, also drills.      Thirty-  of the Ladies' Aid was a great sue- two orphans from the True Blue  cess. A good contest Avith old photographs created lots of fun a.nd an excellent programme Avas rendered.  Mr. Robertson, a returned soldier  ancl friend of the-Whitchelo's, gave a  number of splendid selections on the  piano. Piano duet by Miss McGowan  and Mrs. Bedlow; piano solos by Miss  Evelyn McMinemy and Mr. vVhitchelo  songs by Mrs. Bedlow., Mrs. VVhitchelo  ���������and Mrs. .Ware added materially to  the programme. Refreshments were  served. Collections amounting lo over  $35.00, avis handed in, in the bith-  day bags and envelopes.  Mr. Joe TretheAvey returned this  week" from, his ranch in v.iie -ujipi-r  country where he has been visiting.  The Abblsford football team played  at Sard is last Saturday, sere Z���������0 in  favor of Sard is.  Mrs. rtutchin:3on has been ill for a  few days. Norman is improving after  his severe illness but very lowly.  Mrs. McKinnon. Tcturncd home on  Wednesday after a week in Vancouver.  Mrs. Arthur Taylor returned on  Wednesday evening after being down  to Uie General Hospital in Vancouver with Freddie, wlio was operated  on for lung trouble, results of the  flu. He is as.. avcII as can be expected.  Mr. Arthur Cox has gone U������ Vancouver, In the head oflice of the D, C.  Electric.  Mr. Charles Bell spent a l'e'v days  with his family, and when returning)  brought them to Abbotford. ."  M. Leslie TretheAvey arrived home  on Thurday.  The Huntingdon people gave a social at the Manse, Abbotsford, on  Wednesday evening and a very, pleasant time Avas' spent . An excellent  programme was ������������������ prepared by Mrs.  Laxton. ��������� Rev. Mr. Robertson Avas  asked to tako the chair which he  filled very ably.  Among those taking part Avere. In-  trumental trio, Tapp orchestra; piano  duet, Mrs.  Laxton,    Miss Franklin;  song, Miss Hansen:  recitation, Mrs.  Winson; song, Miss M. Fadden; piano  solo, Miss    Hart;     A'iolin solo, Miss  Blatchford:  humerous reading,  Mrs.  Parton; duet, Mrs. Reyburn'and Mrs.  Mclnnis; selection, Tapp's orchestra;  reading, Miss Hansen; song, Miss M.  Fadden;     piano    solo,  Mr. Rhodes:  duet, Mr. and Mrs. Waterson;, song  and  ukeli,   Miss  Hansen;   selection,  orchstra;   God save the King.  Refreshments Avere served by the  Huntingdon ladies ancl both quantity and quality of sandAviches and  cake Avere there. Over fifty persons  Avere present. There Avere a few .Abbotsford people.  The lat duet was by Mr. Tapp and  Mr. B latch ford, avIio took plates and  collected $14.00 for the church fund.  w  e are  d.  towards  ready   with  ioing our part  getting  the children  : White Dresses, Stockings, Shoes,  etc. for the girls.  w suits, shirts, hats and boots  for the boys.  liW-MUHaaan  iiwwriiw,uKm>wmr:liiHajiiiw������.iJU3J������iftwiiiiiw  MVNORS���������OAKMIGHAEL'  (From Fraser Valley Record"  On Thursday last our popular  butcher, Mr. Charles ToAven* M/nors,  Avas united in marriage to Miss Alice  Lena Carmichael; of Bradner, Rev.  C. McDiarmid officiating. Mr. and  Mrs. Mynors will reside on the Silver-  dale Road.  All Avill wish the happy young  couple long life and prosperity.  en's  A most complete stock of M  and Ladies' Summer Underv/ear  B.  Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-19707  C. Phono, 1 Farmers' Phone 1907  '''iX.rW'  sflfe3S&3S^!@i ' ���������������"���������'/!  Page Four  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  -^f-ffiVT������������������������������������������������������.<-���������  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  travel   yet,    before   AVO   CatCh   UP   AVltll j <^������a^tBmvimmmmrm3^3ammm\rvi,tiieasi  .Thcmas Jefferson, as   tire   American  would" say."  rrar-'iff-  FRIDAY, MAY-10, 10 19  ~rrx.-7z^^ryjar.'. ..������������������=r^rr^^Imr:-:^ys.-.^r^c~^-^-  Nitio years ago last Saturday, tho  Post first made Its-appearance in the  journalistic Avorld. arrd since that  tiuri! has been published each week  except once during the small pox raid  and once when the ice storm dectroy-  ecl the power plants of tire district ro  that wo could not run tire plant.? But  ' when we got our wee Ford rigged up  wc started in business again.  During those nine years there have  been many changes in Abbotsford  and district.  Maybe Abbotsford lokerl busier  then than it docs now, but_tho_ same  opportunities are here as then aud  today Ave knoAvof no toAvn in JJritsh  Columbia, outside of probably ihe big  coast cities.(and then it is.doubtful)  that can offer better advantages as a  manufacturing centre than Abbois-  fovd Avih its two big poAvcr companies  and its numerous raihvays. Someone  Avill "realize,,that some day and start  a large factory, here and others will  follOAv.    The toAvn is ideally shUuited  ,  and will come to its own eventually  The Post has done a lot of boosting  - and Avill continue to do more as this  district' is not half Aveil enough  knoAvn yet to be appreciated. Tlie  soil and climate her e is identical  districts' of'the Fraser Valley, and ah  "Ave Avant is'more cleared land and  prosperity "'Aviir come'to ' ail. it ��������� behooves all to'entice neAv settlers, and  Avith' that 'of much "more' advertised  returned soldiers could not do better  than   have some  of  tho   iand  if  ^tucy wanted to go into small- fruits  ''I-<M us organize one1 of the biggest,  boosting campaigns that    Avas    ever  thought of, sIioav people Ave are alive  and good results will follOAv.  The "Post can he1 depended upon to  ��������� 'dp'its part in its OAvn line, just outline Avhat lis Avanted and av-3 will deliver our part of the goods. The other day Avhen-talking xvitli a prominent  citizen about boosting the town he  made the remark that there was no  one to lead. No necessity for leading  unity isrbettor than loading. Have.a  bi;r gel-to-gether meeting and talk  the-matter over, and let everybody,  siart to put Abbotsford orr tho in-ip  get some of the old time boosting going���������the way Sumner used to do if  Ui.h-.-r places in the valley' are facing  ou :..'-w life let Abbotsford not be bc-  hi'.'.ti the game. ' ,  the  fliis  1 en year sago we published  following and it holds good at  ch-.' in this very province.  h was co])ied from air exchange but  that makes it still belter than if \vi  had written it ourselves:  ' ..''Have you ever noticed that the  average man Avhen elected to oilico regards' his election in the light of a  personal victory?  V.-"t oflice holders in this country  arc '-upposed to ssrve tho. sfaie. "Wo  oi-..-< ye them (hat ��������� they may do ilu-  n<'cc>jsary ousiness of the government  Tho oalibrc of the oflicc-holder is .seen  in the fact that service in thi. state is  cf .'���������- secondary to his own honor and  (o 1 ;s financial betterment. J-ler-? avo  get .".'reversal cf the democratic idea,  an-i a-return (o type. The question is  up lo us noAv. Dees ihe institut'on  cl government exist for the oeneiit of  the office-holder or does the offic-t-  holder   exist   for  the   benefit  of   the  PU'TX"?  Tho original intent of the. government for fire people and by the people, is that tho men best fitted (:o /ill  the oflice should be elected, to the  end that tho interests of the. people  shrll be safeguarded. -We wonder if  th'. Pilgrim Fathers who first came to  Aiv-erica ever dreamed of a "ruling  class" coming back in the form of  prxfessional politicians whose shibbo-  lel-i  iw>  "To the victor    bnlcng    tlie  . Have you noticed how the politicians of the present day 'think the  country Avas made for, them? Sonic ; j  of them act as1 though' the country !  owed them the honor of keping them |  iu office no matter what they do. It {  iu Laic for a change in both the Do- j  minion and Provincial 11 ones, and we j  wi'i.id like to see an election or two i  when the boys get homo so that our j  governments would be brought up Lo  date. Pre-Avar ideas are now old-  fashioned.'  '   We see that the premier made an  lmounceinent in Vancouver the other  ch'y ihat no extra session would    be  rr-'-ii./ed  in order  that the returned  soldiers could get on the voters' list.  This  was- however passed   up  to  the  soldiers  when  they made  their .raid  on the government recently at Victoria. :i:ul they camcaAvay with the idea  that   '.hey  wore doing their hrothor-  so!:.-:������������������!��������� out of a vote by hurrying an  oloclion tin.     They got their false ini  prjssiou from   Premier Oliver, Avhich  ay-i*. -lothing more or    iMiiiiiig     k-'<!-  thai" bluff.  Tf-is paper pointed out at the tinie  l our editorial on May 2nt.li in  Banging the receiver on the hook in the  midst of the other person's genial "good bye"  is1 like slamming the door on a departing guest  Don't think he fails to' hear its' clatter or misunderstand its significance.  The telephone is a delicate . instrument;  otherwise it would riot register the human  voice. It merits careful handling; thereon  largely depends its satisfactory working. And  just as important to the use, the all important  impressions which he makes by telephone���������  whether in or out of business hours���������depends  .in great measure on tlie consideration he  shows other people up to the la.pt faint click  that should end the -connection. ��������� ���������  BRIT IS II COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  _ao^HTCKmtn!J..a^.:v:i.ajt^;:a;aK^>>j&  and  cc..'.  wo  a? i;  tli:";  lhit  ������������������outing on tho Sun's (editorial  ���������iiifed out that the a������?f Jrad boon  -.ded in 1 D1S '���������permuting the re-  ������������������d soldier to get his name on the  .ip to ten days before an election.'' This is pointed out Lo show  3-0'- John bluffed the soldiers a:id  thov believed him because they were  net 1,-iiniliar with the act. Watch our,  for him again  too.  jsp'ils"?    We  have   quite  a  Avay   tol11K cltilclren  At the last meeting of the Mission  School Board the teachers-of the Mission City public school presented a  BcVu'dule" of teachers' salaries as a  bf-sis of the scale they avouIcI like Lo  see adopted in Mission School District  The school'libary has, received'some  valuable additions, the board having  secured the "Chronicles of Canada",  ai':'..' Miss Portsmouth has presented  tv-*-'uty books by authors'popular Avith  If   yon   can't  come to us we  >yill   cOme  to  yo-i  Sg^st?  Lh:  i-t vou have been wanting*  Have you seen STUART & .UlLLAil about tlie Chevrolet  for years, but wanted it proved out first.    They have been proved and are    giving    entire  ���������satisfaction.    Ask your neighbor who owns one.  -    This season's DODGE BROS.' C\R is expected in shortly.  A fall lino  - of  Accessories  Always    on  Hand  I  o As^uis   for  |5 PViinoTin  ������.,.������il -filichelic  W&?i<2 r.v   ���������  inery  to  us,   Ave  will    save  money.  Our stock of Ford parts and accessories is large. We also sell  Chrevolet and Gray Dort gaskets,  Fan Holts, etc.  .When your car goes wrong.  Don't VA*alk. Ring up Mission  Garage.  FREE AIR AT ALL TIMES  iivi"EF.->'.y;  Wirifc*an:- Iillc.  UftllKUE  Mis ion City      ==  ttvasrsrsr:  ������  3 L.  'j������ancQra!r^e>wc������iwtpi  ������������������"iHllHimiilil"111  Jburi  Adding  "TOiLa^Il 3  .Mac!  402 Pender Street  ������NCOUVKR  Easy Terms  !J.C.  .wcoiLi'iaiS  its  Jeweler and Optician  '������signers of Memorials  Granville and Pender Streets  VANCOUVER, B. C.  FEVERISH, C0NST3PATEB  >  . DASHWOOD - JONES  BARRISTER  and  SOLICITOR  300 Rogers Bltlg. Vancouver  Counsel, J. Milton Price.  Look,  Mother!    If tongue Ie coated,  cleanse little bowels with '���������California Syrup of Figs."  B J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  $^V;"Jm"I"""""imcw***^^  Dr.G.A.Pollard  Mothers can rest easy after giving  ���������'Oiilifurhia 'Syrup of Figs,*' because in  a few hours ail the clogged-up waste,  sour bile and fermenting food -gently  moves out of the bowels, and you havo  a wall, playful child again.'  Sick children needn't be coaxed to  take '.this harmless "fruit laxative.*'*'.  Millions of mothers keep it handy bo-  :.*:::-:q they know its action 'on the stom-  j-.cV-, liver arrd bowels.io prompt and sure.  -Aak your dniggiafc for a bottle df  '���������C;iUfor'nia Syrup of Figs," which contains directions for babies, children, oi  all .ages and f&r groAvn-'ups,  480 HASTINGS Street, W.  1 (Ovei-  O.P.R. Tick.  & Tel.  Offices)  .VANCOUVER - B.C.  Tt ia always well to write or phone  lor  appointments  The inspector of Royal Banks visited the hank'here this Aycek.  ]\ir. J. Atkin of ChilliAvac!* visited  Mr. Pace this week.  *<.,'!  til  iff  4  ; ii  II  ii  ."������ y*  the abbotsford post  PAGE TITHIOTC i  .ORENCE AUTOMATIC"  OIL COOK STOVES  THE blue flame from the Florence  vvickless burner is always steady,  always under perfect control. A special  jacket holds it directly under the cooking  utensils���������giving a quicker, more economical heat. ���������  Used with McCIary'8 Succebsoven, the Florence  Automatic is a wonderful baker.  There are no wicks to clean, no odors, no trouble.  Let us give you a demonstration of the Florence  Automatic in actual operation. I  MISSION" CITY, J3.C.  berries is particularly fortunate owing  lo  tho excellent  market ing con-  Tho following address  py Senator   ditions for the seasorr  1919, but dur-  Paulhamus makes interesting reading   ing these years of excellent prices Ave  The grower  of  any kind  of  rod', must not lose sight of flic fact that  Ave Avill bo just as much interested in  good prices in future years as during'  tho present year.  ���������brought J2cJ per pound during the  season 191S in the Puyallup Valley!  It is also just as Avell known that in  Oregon the, red raspbrerry grower's  received 7 l-4c* per pound, and that  in the Skagit Valley,' Avhere a large  quantity of red raspberries tiro grown  the growers also received 7 1-1 ci per  All of  the old   time hop growers I lJ0Uud-  bi  Undoubted  Great  potent  victo  ���������hip  pa  at  sea  a  th  to be done,  Over   4,000,000  Over   4,000.000   tons   oi   cargo   and   &":^^iWMwM&'  munitions of Avar have been  carried  ������?-%>'*- liC^ * "  in addition to many thousand horses  KX;T,C'5'"^'    ' -  ��������� all over the world, ombraeing ^^^v^sr^^-s.  in   China   and   Japan,   Smga-  tW&'rU%%&}&M. '  arrd mules  The C. P. O. S. have carried  from  the outbreak of hostilities to October  81st,   191S,  1,011,000  troops and   pas  sengers  ports   i  pore, Bombay, Mesopotamia. Sue/.  Gallipoli, ports in the Mediterran-  ean, Colombo, Dares-Salaam, Dela-  goa Bay, Durban, and Mauritius, in  addition to the west coast of North  and Soutlr America, and the United  States and Canadian ports. The total  loss cf troops carried cai.sul by enemy action and irrespective of disease.  has been eight in  number.    On  one  "A" Deck (or Rent Deck) is fitted  with the latest mechanical dqvices for  exercise and amusement. On "13"  nek (or Upper Promenade Deck) are  located the Cabin Smoking Room,  Cabin Drawing ��������� .Room and Cabin  consecutive continuous voyage pne of i _ourigei  the company's vessels steamed 28,441 j    The Entrance'Hall from the.ext.cn  miles, isive Premenade .Deck .with, its panel  Over 300 officers and engineers! ling, mirrors and staircase is an at-  were found out of the company's srr- j tractive approach to the Diniug  vice for the Royal Navy.   Lieut. R. N.! Saloon.  Stuart, one of tires'?, has won ihej Tho Spacious Lounge with its  D.S.O. and the V.C., while many others ' charming old English fireplace and  have received decorations and been ,'large Avindows is fitted with appl<  mentioned  in despatches. igreen panelling.    It is most comfort-  proximately 500 cabin rnd M50 third!    On De^k "C" (or Lower Promenade  class passengers.   The Gymnasium on'Deck)  is to be found the Bureau and  The Missanabie, a C P. O. S.  steamer, was the first big vessel to  Ball on her maiden voyage from Great  Britain to Canada after the outbreak  of the war in 1.914, a sister ship, the  Metagama, sailed on her maiden voy-  ably furnished and hung with beautiful old English.prints of tho 18th century and some rare old red lacquer  mirrors. '  .The Drawing .Room, panelled with  most beautiful Australian Black Bean  age from Liverpool. March 26th, 1915. J Wood in the Queen Anne style, has  These two splendid ships have been J an air of cosiness not often found  followed by two larger ships, the: on board ship. The beautiful  Melita, which sailed from Liverpool j colored prints which adorn this  Jan. 30-th, 1918, and her sister ship, J room are from the famous panels  the  Minnedosa,  on her  maiden  trip' painted   In   1780   by  Fragonard   for  from Liverpool Dec. fith, 1918 to S't.  John���������tho first steamer to sail f-.inne  hostilities ended. The Minnedosa i.s a  splendid acquisition to tho already  large fleet of C. P. O. S. vessels. She  has a gross tonnage of 14,000, length  546 feet, width G7 feet, depth 4f. feet  and a total cargo capacity of 488.0-0-0  cubic feet.  There   Is   accommodation   for   ap-  Madame du Barry and purchased by  the late Pierpont Morgan A writing  recess is also to be found in this  room. , j  The Smoking Room ls panelled in j  old oak of the Jacobean style, Its One j  old chimney piece and sporting prints  being noteworthy features.  A small number of two-berth staterooms are provided on this deck.  Ticket Oflice. A special featur- Is  the spacious square and gallery round  the well over the Dining Saloon. A  good number of well appointed, airy  and commodious staterooms are provided amidships for cabin passengers  containing three and four berths. At  the forward end an entrance for third  class passengers is provided..  On "D" Deck is situated the Dining Room, which extends the whole  breadth of the ship and has seating  accommodation for 300 persons, placed at ���������small and largo tables. It is  tastefully decorated in the Georgian  style, a special feature being the open  staircase: There 'Is' accommodation  for CO cabin passengers on this dock  in four berth staterooms  At the extreme after end of "D"  Deck, the Third Class'Smoking and  also Third Class Ladies' Room i.3.to  be found, whilst at the forward end  there is a Third Class Dining Saloon,  with seating capacity for 1.40 persons,  another Smoking Room' and also a  General Room. The Main Third Ciasn  Dining Saloon, seating over 400, is  also on this deck.  On the starboard side of Deck "E"  are a number of Cabin Staterooms  containing two and four berths, whilst  another Third Class Dining Saloon,  with a, seating capacity for 122 per-  sons, is situated in the after end of  the ship.  The Missanabie war. torpedoed and  i sunk by a German submarine in 191S^  have had more or less experience Avith  buyers of hops, Avith the result that  as a rule the buyers dominated the  markets, at least they did so, as far  as the groAver Avas concerned.  If the borry groAver is not extremely careful the same condition may  preA-ail Avith tho berry industry': 'there  fore, constructive vision is necessary  on the part of the growers in order-  to maintain the domination of ���������lhe  market conditions in the hands of  the growers rather than with a few  buyers.  For example���������Wo all had the pleasure of reading a statement issued by  the Puyallup Valley Fruit Growers  Union, in Avhich the statement Avas  made that one of the buyers, M:*  Baker, Avas not offering Puyallup Valley grown blackberries a ta iow price  but on the contrary ho was offering  ley grown blackbprries at a iow price  low price because he Avas able to  'huy,the California grown blackberries  at 4 1-2 c! per pound.  Each of us should have vision enough to realize that the    buyer    of  blackberries is not particularly interested in Avhat state the blackberries  are grown, so long as the quality is  satisfactory and if he can buy satisfactory  blackberries, grown in  California, for 4 1-2 cents per pound, he  is certainly not going to pay 0 cents  per pound in the Puyalup Valley foi  blackberries to serve the purpose of  the 4 1-2 cent blackberries.  In other Avords���������from a r-elfisli  standpoint Ave are all interested in  the berry grower in all sections oi  the country receiving a fair price for  his berries, so that Ave may leceive  a fair price for our berrie3.  It is a Avell known fact that red  raspberries, for    canning    purposes,  It does not take much of a scholar  to figure out, that if the grOAvers in  part of the State of Washington, and  all of the state of Oregon, are only  receiving 7 1-4 c< for their red raspberries, as against 12c-* per pound in  Puyallup Valley.it is only a question  of time until the cheaper- ���������"tellers "will  dominate the markets.  If this statement is correct, we, as  growers, are interested in the growers  of Oregon, and of Skagit county, getting a full price for their berried. With  this idea- in view the undersigned  sont an agent to Oregon, and an agent,  to Skagit county, whero avo have contracted for the season 1919 a considerable portion of the crop of red  raspberries in both of these districts  at. 12tf per pound.  This is Avhat is designated as "Stirring up the Animals," which -will result In the usual noiso aud tiie usua.  groAvling that wo are accustomed to  hear Avhen' sticks are put into the  cages.  The marketing of tho Puyallup Valley crop of berries is under a handicap any time that the same general  class of berries can be purchased elsewhere for less money.  We are interested from a purely  selfish standpoint, in getting Avhat  the berries are worth. Can this bo  dono in any better Avay "than it has  been done in this instance?  Another point that should be seriously considered is, Ave beliove it is  a mistake to permit any buyer to  come into this community and pick  up just such varieties of berries as  he desires and not take all Kinds of  berries.  Mr.  Sam Smith  Avas in  toAvn  th:  Aveek and heard a new Ford story.  -*y-^ ^ rss* J~>*S\r.S~**t*S>*/'~.  8^  V  1 i *5.'s������iT\  &-..'r-S  m  '[\TECESSITY may sometime  ^-4-a    render   your   investment  compel you to sur-  in War Savings  Stamps, but should this happen you get. all. your  money back, with a good rate of interest in addition  for the time in which you have lent it to the  Government. ' -   .  Sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps  will buy a $4.00 War Savings  Stamp  worth  $5.00  in   1924.  NATION AT.  *?VAIt   SAVINGS   COMMITTEE  <13rlflr,!i  Ct-liunbin   UiTi*ion)  Vancouver, B. C. :i  ���������fHE ABBOJSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. &  g^t������-aHim'^������������*gpifT^.'>T 'ft-  THAIS THE BELGF,  PORK, VI'OAL and other Fresh .Meats  Purchased from  Tsr������s*^"r.-?f.TJS*iH*^*r?  ��������� WHITE & CARMICHAEL  Successors to C. Sumner -  GiVIS US'A TRIAL FOR A,MONTH AND BE CONVINCED  lh   0.   Phone   4 1.  Farmery'  Phone  .009  LI conso  Abbotsfod, B.C.  No.  0-1U023'  It,comes as aomov, hat of,a -ihock t;!  many people, to whom a mosquito 'it  merely a mosquito, 'to be told Ilia;  (.hero are about 1.000 distinct, specie:  of tho pesky little creature''., and tha* r  each i-peeles has its own peculiar  character and habits. The .female  moH'iuiloes'are very imrtioular as   u ��������� .j  ^"C**"ffi'*"K^Cii������������^^  xfa^'***>*^w^'*!n'*".'!'?  and ^  their  their  1    in  llOOS^  AVl'ig-'  short  . 'open:  .(From the. Fruser V:illey  Uceoi-i")  Hanson Outlines Events Which Lone  To 10c Oiler, Which was Turned  Down Saturday Evening���������K. & ������l.  Appointed to Secure .17*" for- a large  Number of GroAvei-;.-.  wliLr,e they lay,their 'Cggs  w'tli care the place where  glor offspring arc to pas'!,',  ijf-;. Some sp-icl'-iw hn-o  swamps, othera never' elsewhere Ika-i  ru deep sheltered wood'-*: some in hollo w frees, ii'ud others only iu salt water. Certain specie!' of mosquitoes  have boon known to migrate. 40 miles  others nover leave the vicinity whore  flu-i." wriggler youth  av-h- passed.  The necessity for a detailed siud>  of-the mosc-uUocs of the. Krasiu- Valley i*s a preliminary st'-p in a itoufroi  camp-iigii become-.- ' apparunt wlioii  one realizes tins'diver^iiy of habit''  Tho, following extract, from Dr. Head-  Ices'-work on the mosquitoes of. No*"  .ic-r'-cy should settle any doubts as to  the value of such an investigation and  Can You Count Them  'in-a Jar?     . ���������  ���������/mo HMA,S thh n. o. iiomm " ' '-  (U-tfcei; *nr.'  UilANJ) PJCK'LIOS.  y$tii  IV.-,,. n-.-* 'T'T!-.-"--*---^  ��������� >--m  C>u  l.ic������nsc No.  8-SaO������8  ALBERT  riociiBe   "So.   5-1083  ���������rMuaunmtraMttsroci  LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  S������^^^^^^^^^^#f^^^^^  <&**  The growers of this district have  authorized the Fruit and Mercantile  Exchange of 1-latzic,  to act as then  agent in dealing Avith the const can-  ners  in  the sale  of cannery  berrief:  Such   is  tho   result  of   the   meetiii'-.  hold in the Hatzic 11 all on Saturday  evening last when near* one hundred  growers gathered to'considcr the can  nery offer of 16tf per pound for HuO  tons of this season's berries..  Mr. \V. J. Manson called the meeting to order and asked that a chairman be named for the evening. The  appointment fell to him, and Mr. C  K. Moody Avas chosen as secretary.  Mr. Manson proceeded to state the  object, of tiie meeting, outlining the  events  of  the  previous   week.       He  told cf the visit of Messrs Hunter and  Baker of the Empress to him personally when the situation was carefully  gone over, stating that he told Mr  Hunter that he believed    tiierj wxjrc  two plans in his mind; one to gamble  with the season,    the other to make  ��������� an offer of 15������ and later to split \vith  f  ho Association agreeing  to give a  IGe? cent rate.     "You see how I sized  up  the situation", said  tho speaker.  Then came the meeting of representatives of King-Beach Mfg. Company  Tho Empress Company and the Dom-  '   inion Canners  Avith  the directory .in  the .Company's office at    Hatzic    on  Wednesday afternoon,when ���������ftei considerable discussion the cahners finally   told  tho   directors   that  at  the  opening of the season they had named the price of 12 c^ for the cannery  but  now  they   Avere  prepared  to  lc  more generous, and submitted an of-  ��������� fer of 15cL    Tho directors on behalf  of the Fruit and Mercantile Exchange  refused to accept it.     Mr. Hunter staled that lie had come to Hatzic foi  the purpose of doing something and  \������. anted to have    something    settlor',.  As the canners wished  to talk ov-?i  the matter the directors left the room  to  Inspect their plant.     .Once  the",  called in the president    and    asked  some about delivery of berries, sue  Mr. Manson believed than ".hat    Mr  Hunter in asking these questions had  practically decided   to meet the Ex  change at 17cL He however stated in  reply, "lean make no statement as  to what Ave are prepared to do." Later  Avhon  the  directors  thought  the  time of leave had expired t.hev went  iii to- the office, Avhen Mr. Kuntsr said  ''We are not  interested  in  the  17������  price."    Manson said. "Very Avell-Mi  Hunter"  and   jotted   clown   the  offer  ���������they  made of   15t(.    After  they  left  nothing more Avas saen of the canners  until  the next day,  when during a:i  interview Avith Ueda and Fuzino Mr.  Walton came into the office and after  he had left Messrs Beach and Raker  came In and after some talk said the*  (hey Avere prepared to give 'IGcJ.Avhich  th.ey  Avere nslv������d   to   put,  iu   Avriting.  and was read by Mr. Manson :u the  meeting.    At 16/r'*iier pound 300 '..on!  vvore Avanted to be divided among the  King-Beach   Mfg.   Co.,  The  Empresf*  Company and tho-Dominion' Canners  'That is the reason for this meeting,' said the chairman.       'The Exchange Avants to conduct buslue'.'s in  a fair manner, and this avhs of sufficient importance to nave the opinion  of all groAvnrs.    whether   they   Avere  'members  of the Association  or not.  Tt Avas thought right that all should  ba given tho priviJeg*) of expressing  their opinion. ������i->-*w  The speaker then went into the  history of the formation of the Fruit  and ?/Iercar.tilo Exchange showing  that an obligation of some $9000.00  had boon undertaken for the purr-PRf  of securing facilities of the handling  the fruit products of the district. He  thought, it Avas the result of this in-  voijiment and ^ho aide manner in  which matters had been handled the  price of 1G^ had been made orr Thursday afternoon.  One hundred tons were to be frozen, fifty for the association and fifty  for another party, both of which had  been sold at 17e>. The company had  been assured by_eastern canners that  100 tons will be but a small amount,  they will take if it Avas found that the  Fruit and Mercantile Exchange' could  handle the situation this year.  Mr. Manson then pleaded for    the  wholesoulcd support of every grower  in the district.     United effort avouUI  count in  marketing the products of  ���������this the" best raspberry    and    small  fruits district in the Avhole of Canada  ,     Of course the forty members of the  i Exchange stood not to lose iinanciai  I ly, should they so desire, oven ii: the  groAvers failed  to suport them, as a  concern had approached the directors  asking to buy them out at one hundred cents on the dollar, and to do it  within   twenty-tour  hours, aft.rT   tiie  directors had agreed to sell. No such  proposal however was entertained  as  the Exchange had been started   ���������s a  co-operativo concern Avith  the interests of the district ancl the growers  in  view, and he hoped the clay Avas  not far distant when the fruit men of  Mission 'Hatzic  and  Dewdney  would  do business as one man through the  E\charige.     If it    Avas thought    that  the aims and actions of the associa  tion were along tlie right lines, then  it was the duty of all to stand by the  Association and  the growers of this  part of the Valley Avould speak as one;  business man, the result    of    Avhich  Avould be conducted along lines that  meant success  of the  Whole  Fraser  Valley, and the producer aud consumer Avould mutually reap tiie   advantages.  futility of alfoiuptnig extensive  rcl measures without it rtiicfik-  I'rotn the standpoint, of mo'-r-uito  . minalkiii, it would he diiHi-.u'.t to  'estimate the value of u kuow-  ,'(��������� of mosquito specks. Nol. onlj  the methods to be omployed de-  .lined directly by the hubits of I hi.  ���������ilie: spe(,icn, which    ;tr-j    (  r,i  See me  now about that Insurance  ��������� ��������� "��������� 'I   IKr  ',_"-_      LAI  Lj  the.rc-  rcached  Then   it   was   moved   and   carried  that the 16 ������ offer be refused.  The president of the Mission Japan  ese Farmers' Association notitU'-d the  meeting that tue members of his Association pledged themselves to act  co-jointly Avith the members of the  Fruit and Mercantile Exchange ' in  Avhatevcr arrangements they mads  for the selling of their ���������cannery fruit  Particulars and details were then  carefully  gone  into,  and  a  contract  drawn as follOAVs. That all the; growers   at   this   meeting   sign   contracts  Avith the F. & M. Exchange cor the a-  motint of cannery berries they have  for disposal and empoAver the direct-  ��������� ors of the F. & M. Exchange lo deal  ! with such contracts, tho price of can-  ! nery raspberries to bo not less than  f.1.7^J per pound.  Mr. M. McLean of Nicomen Island  then gave an address pointing out tlit*  wide reaching effects of the co-operative movement. A hearty vote ol  thanks Avas extended to Mr. McLeai  for iris able address.  It took several hours to get thing?.  in- proper working shape, but when  *cumpletod it looked good, and co-operation among the growe-'s with .���������the  F and M. Exchange as their hurfine*.'!  manager received an impetus which  places organization in this district  more advanced than it has ever been  in the history of the fruit industry.  Saturday night's meeting mean':  much and it is iioav up to every grower to see that he helps along the  ���������i'ood cause for which he has hoped  ���������tome- day to. be a reality���������a fruit-  groAA'ers organization tlrat avouIc  place the Industry on a financial basis  that would make fruit growfng one  grand success.  The meeting closed after expressing  tr? sincere appreciation of the servicer  rendered to the fruit growers by Mr.  W. J. Manson and desired to thank  him for the energy and ability lie har  displayed on their behalf.  bo-uo. but a true estimate o  ;;uli of the work cannot bA  without this knowledge.  It iu spile of all work Avhich a municipality can do it, is over-run -villi  mosquitoes, a knoAvlodge of the- s'pea-  ir;s concerned, will enable anyono '������������������  dr-teniiine Avhothor their* .pi'--;sc:n<;i'  V' cans the' failure, of local work to  control breeding, "or whether 'he municipality has a visitation of mosquitoes bred outside its boundaries."  Nowhere in the world has mosquito  control Avork been attempted on s-.o  large a scale as in NeAV Jersey, aud  ���������i <:.',-ho re lm& such been more successful. The reason for this 'success  lies in the exhaustive preliminar*.  'study of the species, lifc-histones and  habits of the mosquitoes occuniug  within the> state.  ���������The mosquitoes of one area are not  necessarily, the same as the mosquitoes of another. - Every district  has its OA\*n special problem, the Helving of which is the keynote to,suc-  'cpssful control measures. The coa-  di'ions in British' Columbia are en-  fir'jly different from those in New  J<-"sey; and it is Avith' the object of  ���������jt'.idying the speck-1 problems pres-  e.'-tcd in the Eraser Valley that the  De-minion Government is undertaking  a survey of the different species cl  Mosquitoes occurring Avithin that area  As this survey extends over 2000  Bqnare miles of territory, it is not expected that the'investigational work  can be completed this season. It is  however pushed forward as vapidly as  possible.  ERIC HEARLE, B. S. A.  Entomologist in charge of  Mosquito  investigation.  ���������ii  SiforiAwr*1;  Ihavea large^vncl?spleBclici supply of  Raspberry Ganes for sale at low -pHO'Cs.  Finest quality.  rfi:  r  lotsfcid  \^ft( &^^xr*y3mp'Gfaxi  txRKxamxnMiAaiksnMi&iGvtMiT^^  *m*&������  -> r-;  TOT  PorfManimond,  if  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when the family is on an amusement jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes all advertising  outside of newspaper advertising.  If Mission is tiie home of the big  red raspberry Hammond is no l������ss  that of the useful White Leghorn.  It is reported to be the biggest producer of that breed in Canada. Thousands of young stock have been added  to the ranches * this spring and yet  they are busy exporting eggs- ar.d  chicks to other centres. As a uillus-  tration of what they do in the egg-  line Mr. Dale's big truck took in  '$i;-;?0 worth of eggs to Vancouver in  one trip on Tuesday last. Lately  in one hatching through incubators  222.000 birds wore produced.  Hammond   A senior and junior baseball league  has been organized.  The government announce that n  start Avill be made immediately on  ���������the paving of the Pitt river road for  one mile from the Westminster border Maillardville.  The A.O.VJ.W. is much in evidence  just now. They sped Brother Cab-  rhl.God Speed Avith a locket, on-Saturday'last (not the heavenly one) but  old England, and paraded to tiie  Methodist church on SuiKhr.y  YOU" CAN AVOU>  OPERATIONS  Farmers' and Traveler  trade solicited.  ���������Nev  o^Hv  m  ihor'oughiy  odera  W MURPHY, .'PROPRIET'  HUNTINGDON, B  C  Appendicitis  tones  through the  cf .JlUPATOluA,  Mr. McPhalou of    the  McT'lt ���������".(������������������ It-  Lumber Company is in Vancouver  this week. lie intends to oring his  family to Mlsion to live.  better,  treat-  medicine recognized    as far-  safer than operations.    $5.00  ment.  Sole  Manufaetaves-s  MRS. GEO. S. ALMAS'  52-t 4th Avqnue, North,. "iasluitooou  PARTRIDGE BANTAM EGGS for  f-iie. Birds look like partridges. Good  layers; easy to keep; 10 eggs for $1  Order by mail. Will be left in. Post  Ofiice Abbotsford. Etta Taylor, Peardonville B., C.  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