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The Abbotsford Post 1923-05-11

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 iff.)  VICTORIA  Provincial Library  ^<  ."i'i  It  !������������������  i >  i  V":  rl  Je  I'i  I'"  h  In  IS  ������  at  ._��������� rJAin   *ira?  _.   r  ' - .  .  incorporated ."'The Haritm _"don Star  :n.":-:  voi: xxvr.,. no.i.  ?JS2^.T!!."V*T!L7TH-"*-*S,Kft5'  -?������������f=T*r-  Abbotsford, B. C, Friday, May "J.I, 19;i3.  SI.00 Per Annum,  Trr:  r-Trrr  VTVW  rs*E  3sr:  3BfcMLi'.:Kuaeaacm^������^ui������n������������m:al,^������iim:^^  THe  I wia-M   fl*f ivikj.  !||l������w      |������      j'wfJ     ������aui������^       |       /      \   jJ.���������,.  l~  Phone  10  GOODS    .  ' RATINES  VIOLES  Til IS LATEST   DESIGNS     - '��������� "'  R. DesMAZES ��������� <;���������'' - '  AHHOTSK-'OISI) ANO WHATCOM UO   i I)  Farmers 1912  OF  HUacwjtumjasasBII Tg'J������L^j.l������^t������iMre������arn-JOTrT-^yM,^rTyaBTtBW������tMICTMaB������  fJOAR!) ;  OF  The  regular monthiV -'meeting    of  the  Abbotsford  and   '''District   Hoard  of Trade waa hold on   ..Monday   cvo-  Mitig  with   a   good   attendance.   Mac!  TOitera!   routine   bus'noss   w;m   (raus-  'acted  and  reports from  the    various  committees showed thai, progress    i.,;  being made in matters of inlers'Ki, t.c,  '.ho community, viz.,    street lighting  roada,     the    dumping    ground,   an.l  other important     undertakings,  communication     was,, recived     f;-om  Hon.  13.   D.   Barrow .stating that    he.-,  would  meet  with the Roads commit-'  ���������'"o at. the earliest possible opportunity. ;"  ��������� General discussions'wore entered  into and very good ideas voiced, Itep-  resentatives from the' neighboring  districts were present at the meeting.  =?=  HUNTINGDON  of NTooi.sac  pariniK M  *-- j  ou  Wodnc?.-  Mr. mid Mr". r.Io.-g;  wore, the guests of {lie  nasi "Mrs. M. McGiiiiyr  slay.  '.'he White House bus again borm  opeits-.d here as a club, under tlie  managership of Ivlr.  Phixton.  Among the ladies who visited die  Women's Institute at M;t'K.;ui , on  Wednesday were. Mrs. Varwood, .Mr:-:.  mUTHTDAY  PARTY  OF1   LADIES'  IS   AN  ENJOYABLE   AJFFAJR  Buy a  Ticket for the Hand   Entertainment on May 1G and lielp the Band  The anniversary^birthday party of  the Ladies' Aicl:,l\e|'cl it the home of  Mrs. W. J. Ware":'#n .Monday evening-  was' an exccpUbri������&ly������ enjoyable affair, and v/as. a success financially.  Among those whof'took part 'on  'the splendid prograin'riie'wore: Piano  duet, Mrs. Bedlow and Miss Evelyn  McMenemy'; Reading.^Mr. Snashail:  Solo. Mrs.'' Bedloy/;' Violin Duet. Mrs.  Walters.and the Misses' Walter;?:  Solo, Mr. Kearns.      -/-    -"  Community  singing,     led  by Mr.  Kearns was greatly enjoyed by    the  gathering and  heartily entered into.  \va Corson,   in":  York and Mrs.  In'stitute.  ''���������'';'A'   party of  mothers  wove  ii.'imps'in  Siaiino i-l_,  j.I������ fc-    T.  all mc na  ff      COUNCIL FAVOR  PARK PROPOSAL  WHATCOM ROAD, May 7.���������The  , Sumas Council, when interviewed  on Saturday by Mrs'. J. L. Starr,  president, gave favorable consider-  tion to the Women's Institute proposals for the establishment of a  public park on the site ' of the old  Municipal Hull.  Many years ago a strip of land adjoining the old Yale road v/as given  to the Council by Mr. Ewen for Uk>  use of the people. The first municipal  building was put there and the  grounds have been used for May 2-1  picnics, as regularly as "high water"  would permit.  It is now proposed to purchase another four acres' adjoining the original half acre on which the old hall  stands. The Council will advance  $50 to the Institute so that they may  obtain an option on the "park." The  ladies will then organize a "drive"  for the remainder of the purchase  money, the deed being vested in the  municipality.  A grant of $150 was also made to  the Institute for the improvement  of Musselwhite cemetery grounds. A  shelter will be erected for the sexton,  some stumping and grading will be  done and the portion already occupied will be beautified.  35AKE PLANS FOll  -AN-NUAL-FASiL TFAITl  SUMAS; COUNCIL  The correspondence before the  council showed that no "reduction in  charges' for indigent patients is to  bo expected from outside ''hospitals.  $2.50 per day is the minimum, i   0  A personally-signed letter from H.  W. Thornton, head of the National  Railways stated that the council's  communication oh the. Fraser River  erosion had been received, but no  action  on  tlie  matter was indicated  Plans of a one-acre plot on the  Clenrbrook road-, as conveyed from  James Walker to the Poplar Community Hall Co.. were evidences of  the progress made at this now centre  of social activity.  For the convenience, of podlnw  found soliciting trade without a license, the council will permit constables to carry receipt forms for  the payment of this levy,  For the bridge and fill confront  on the Marsh road, Dr. It.'Nicholson  tendered to complete the work for  $250, A. A. Boyle for $325, and R  Stewart, to whom the contract will  go, for $232.60.  A well attended meeting of the  Abbofsford-Sumas Agricultural Association was' held on Wednesday  evening. On account of ' illness, the  resignation of Mr. A. George as president was accepted, and Mr. A. Hulton-Harrop was elected in his place-  Much general discussion arose  over the advisability of holding the  annual Fair in Abbotsford as in former years.  The Municipality of Matsqui does  not care to give the usual grant toward this Fair, and there has been  some talk of the Sumas Municipality  holding a Fair of their own. However, after the matter had been well  considered, the association decided  to carry on, and-the annual Fair  will  be held as' usual.  It was thought advisable however  to dispense with the annua] flowev  show, as it lias not been a financial  success recently. A request was received from the True Blue Association! to be permitted to sell tags on  Fair day in aid of the True Blue Orphanage. The "request was readily  granted:  Now that Abbotsford has decided  to hold a Fair it is the duty of every  citizen to' give the affair their entire  support, and make it a bigger success than ever, and/also: boost your  town. ,  si::fy children find  entertained at the  home of Mrs W. !<. Blatch ford oa  Saturday afternoon as guests of  Afiss   Frances.  Games and rompings were.followed by delightful refreshments making .a very happy afternoon for the  visitors.  WHIST DRIVK IN Ail) OP  HOSJMTAL IS SUCCESSFUL  A very successful whist drive and  dance in aid of the M.-S.-A. Hospital  was held in the Orange Hall on Wednesday, when ��������� fourteen tables of  whist were enjoyed. Prizes were  won by Mrs. J. Parton, ladies' first;  Mr. A. Ham, gents' first; consolation  POPLARLOCALS  The first g~n.eral meeting of the  CjoarbrooJi Road Woman's Institute  v.a:; hold on Thursday, May 3rd, at  the  Community   Hall.  The president, Mrs. John    Wilson,  gave a valuable    demonstration     on  '���������Unboiled  Candy."     A splendid -prc-  graTttio  of  lectures   has     been     arranged, for the year If)23.      Anyone-  intc'.cs'ted in   institute work  will  receive a hearty    welcome, at the next  regular meeting to be held .Tune 7th.  On Sunday last the Rev,  W. Rob-  rvtHon   of Abl;o!sford   conducted  ser-  vic.'i in i./ie' Community Hall,     which  was much enjoyed.  f.asfc Saturday, the members of  the Community Association held a  clearing bee, when logs and rubbish  -immediately around the hall was  cleared away, and trees planted,  making the general appearance much  more attractive.  On Sunday next, May 13th, "Mother's Day" will be observed at the  Community Hall when special music  will be provided.  Mr. T. Aitken  from    the Physiological'Research Staff of    the    Manitoba  Medical  College is visiting his  brother, John Aitken, at Poplar.  Miss Eunice Bates' of Mt. Lehman  .visited Miss Jessie Duncan recentlv.  prizes, Miss F. Little    and    Mr. ' H. |     The closing dance of    the season  Waiters. Music for dancing was sup-  will be held on Monday,    May 14th,  in the Community Hall, and it is  hoped that'Abbotsford will bring a  big crowd. The dance is' being put  on by the "Ways and Means" committee of the Women's Institute.  LOCAL MKN VIS$T   ^    ���������-  ���������'   ��������� 'THFj SUSIAS "DYIf'K  Over the week-end    Messrs.  F. j.  R.  VVhitchelo and Mr. N. Hill, president and secretary, respectively, of  the Board of trade,    and Mr. Angus  Campbell,    chairman,    and     \V.   , J.  Blatchford.  secretary,  of  the  Sumas  Dyking scheme    visited    the    work.-,  and Avere shown    around    by    Col.  Davies,    who     explained    the      new  pumps and other points' of interest.  It is hoped that at an early date an  opportunity will be given    all     residents of the locality to make a trip  to inpect the largest dyking    scheme  in    Canada���������the     Sumas       Dyking  scheme.    It is well worth while.  plied by the Juvenile Orchestra,  under the auspices of which the affair wras given. Those taking part  were Lloyd Vanehtta, Maurice Bryd-  ges, Betty West, Walter Mclnnes,  Doris Walters, Stanley Cook and  Clara  Walters.-  Business has  been  so goocL   with  The'music was-much enjoyed; and.I .Mr..J.. J. ,Spa.rrow,.since he..ppenecl up.  the  efforts' of the young folks were  greatly appreciated  Mr. F. W. Johnson, of the Abbotsford Garage and Machine Shop, is  a "happy man". lie is . rejoicing  over the arrival of a young son, on  May 9 th.  Mr. C. Sumner,    of    the    butcher  department of  the Pioneer Store, is ['May and 9th of June  again in January    that "he is clear-'  ing his' lot behind the present buildings, and smilingly says, "Day by day  in  every way,    boy,    expansion   becomes necessary.  The members of the Trail Rangers  Club are preparing for the special  athletic meeting of all Trail Rangers of the Dominion between 24th of  There was   a  talking of   starting  again for himself.  up   in   business  good  attendance  at  the  meeting on  Wednesday evening.  VATHER AND SON  BANQUET  POSTPONED  Boost the band by buying a ticket.  Mr. McCallum, of Lee's' Store, hro-:  decided that he requires a rest and  is resigning his  position as clerk.  -.MATSQUI.W. I..  >.   ;��������� .  There was a very large attendance  at  the  ragnlav  meeting  of  the. Wo-  ������������������"ien's   Institute   held  in   the' Ridge-  .dale hall on Wednesday afternoon:  Mrs. Cruickshank gave a very  --nd paner on "The Cooking of a  Sunday Dinner" telling how the meal  could ha prcpn'-ed on Paturd'-iy. a'V'l  warmed up on Sunday, in such a way  as to savn time and inconvenience,  and t.lin������! fllow the m^inhc's of the  household to attend Church if they  'wished.  A most interesting and snloudid  -ddrcPK war, given by Mr. Mackenzie,  'llgh P.cho'ii Imqi^s'ior. who .spoke on  "nusnlisbiiioii and Rural Education.  Mr. Maclccn'MO won the hearts of the  mothers.-wi'ii Ins practical views "on  "duration, especially when he strongly voiced his minion that homo los-  '������������������'ons were nr.t needed, and should bo  done awav with.  Mrs. White, the president, was in  the chair and representatives from  the Huntingdon Women's Institute  wore present. The hall was beautifully decorated for the occassion, and  during (he aftornon a sale of garden  plants was' held.  The date set for the holding of tlv:  "Father and Son" banquet in tae  Parish Hall, has been changed fr'Cn  May ISth to Thursday, May 17th.  This change has been made on account of the inability of Rev. A. H.  Soverign to be present on the 18th.  as he will be busily engaged on the  18th with the preparations for fbt:  ceremonies for the opening of the  Play Grounds in Vancouver, which is  to take place on the 19th. Rev. A.  H. Soverign will be the chief speaker at the banquet held here, and his  address.will be of especial interest  to those present. ,  C. G. 1  T. RECEKVrc LESSONS  FROM HOSJMTA L N URSKS  The regular meeting of the C 0.  X. T. was held in the Parish Hall on  Monday evening, when ; the reports  of the committees wer received, and  the name "Wyona" decided upon for  the club.  The girls of the club were invited  to the M.-S.-A. Hospital on Tuesday  evening, when Miss Campbell, the  matron, assisted by nurse Levy, gave  them a. few practical lessons in home  nursing, along the linos of bandaging, poultices, bed making., bathing  and the taking of temperature and  pulse. y  Tils; girls were delighted with the  instruction and appreciated the kindness of the nursing staff.  We have a most complete stock of the above lines,  showing all the new styles with combination of colors,  Ladies' Brown Canvas Oxfords,   Leather   Soles with new  Style Heel and toe, all sizes and widths at .. -S3.50  The newest Flapper style, White Canvas, at $3.75  As usun] we lire headquarters for all lines of Tennis Shoes.  About 20 pairs of Boys' Solid Leather School and fine  shoes at give away prices, these are samples sent by a  large manufacturer to their representative on the coast.  We were fortunate to secure them-, sizes 3!/_, 4, 5, values to  $7.00 to clear at, a pr $3.95  TVid most complete stock of Men's Fell Ha*is ever  shown m Aithotsford, these are n direct purchase, no ioh-  her's Stock. Trices from $3.50 to $7^50  Our grocery business is showing a fine increase in  volume; The reason is very evident; Our cash prices:  The man on the soil says that the  rains this week were "million dollar  rains.'  Boost the hand by buying a ticket.  The  dyking    commission    held  meeting in Abbotsford this week.  a  Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.J  Harding Priest, vicar.  Royal Crown or Sunlight  Soap, per carton    ..2:"r;  Fry's Cocoa, pkg. .*>0d  Corn  Starch, pkg 1 I <?  Pure Strawberry Jam, 4's "..7;"������.*  Red  Salmon   Best Quality,  V/'h lac, IV 30(*  Tomatoes, 2 tins    3r.c*  Jelly   Powders,   Malkin's  Best-  ..:..... ..10cf  We are satisfied to have yon compare our prices with  any mail order house.    We deliver anywhere locally.  If there is anything you want for the home, yourself,  or the family, ask us.  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  hi  m  : (���������  i:i������J  KB___g_B__m&ftftgBBBaasg^ V  /  ���������-.,-'  .1!  "!  PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSSbRD POST  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES. Editor and Proprietor  [���������TT" 'U.T  EK11VAY,  WAV   11,  J 1)2*  ���������"li-ifT"'-'"'"    "        "   '     '"       '" in"  It won't be the fault of Premier  Oliver if the question of freight  rr-:.es is not settled favorably to the  province of British Columbia. Moiv.  d'scussion has taken place during  the past few months than for the  past thirty years in the matter. Undoubtedly Premier Oliver believes  that it. is only a matter of'education  ana he is holding his meetings with  that object in view. There seems  to be but little real objection to the  province of, British ' Columbia being  given her rights In the matter of  fair freight rates. It is a question  that, should have been settled long  days ago.  Industries in British Columbia  will not prosper in the ' future any  more than they have in the past until such time as the markets of the  east arc open to B. C. industries,  and there is nothing that will help  towards this end more than the present proposed equalization of  freight rates.  The present discussion is making  th������ rasie"~ier see that all of Canada  d^os not lie along the St. Lawrence  and ca������t nf the Great Lakes: will  they nlso see that their selfishness  hW nrevented the opening up of the  vest as it should have been in the.  y?.?t. The great undeveloped resources of this province should have  t>r the past quarter of a- century  helped to bring prosperity to all of  Canada, but many a bright , prospect in the west   "has been blighted  n-.; -���������������������������'��������� -'������!o in beauty and interesting  in history. Mountain Observation  ^.ti-H .omposcd largely of glass, are  nUach'd to the "Continental Limited.'' This new , inovation on the  iwoantain Division of Canadian Na-  \io">al Railways allows unobstructed-  >.w of the scenery on both sides of  rl'ie track.and affords protection from  sun or rain.  ,  LUHRIOATION      FS  IMPORTANT   POINT  How much can T get for my used  car? This question every motorist  some day asks .himself. And it's  when the automobile owner has to  beconae an automobile salesman that  he loses or profits by how lax or  how attentive he has been in keeping  his car in condition.  Every motor car dealer is up to  his neck in the perplexities of the  used car problem. The car owner  wjio is' seeking a trade-in is confronted with a schedule of valuations  that has he^n established by years of  experience in annraising used machines. He must, nine times out of  ten. take what is offered. His alternative is' to seek a private haver, a  job that grows mm-e difficult each  year as the number of automobile  owners  increases.  But any car owner, by a small  amount of foresight, can protect  himself against the day when he will  want to dispose of his used car. An  by the fact that the easterner could   astonishingly     small   amount   of  at-  see no good coming out of the west   tention to.his machine will    make it  and that to spend any money in as  sisting     development     was  a  . pure  waste.  It is hoped that "Premier Oliver  will keep the matter out of politics.  Gen. McRae "would leave his past  record to a committee of one hundred. Would they be chosen friends  or would he allow Premier Oliver, or  one of his ministers to act? We believe A. G. Manson would be a good  man to pick out good men and true.  Perhaps M."A.' M. would help? Of  course we'want to give' McRae a  fair trial and we believe the- unbiased jury of the electorate of B. C  will decide as to the fitness of the  leader when the proper time comes.  President Beattie' of the C P. R-  at the'annual meeting this month of  the company among other things  said:'  "This' company is Canada's largest property owner and largest taxpayer. No other corporation or citizen has a greater interest in the national welfare, nor. contributes I  think, more to' its advancement." Its  railways were protected and constructed for the purpose of carrying  out one of the terms-of Confederation, namely, the construction of a  transcontinental railway connecting  the railways of eastern Canada with  the seaboard" of British' Columbia,  and the contract with the Dominion  government contains a provision for  its perpetuation. It can therefore  justly claim to be in the truest  sense a national work. The purposes  for which it will be projected have  been more than fulfilled, thousands  of miles' of other lines have been added to the original undertaking, linking the provinces of Canada, most  of them pioneer lines, anticipating  settlement and providing transportation facilities for remote districts.  By its steamships it has provided  for the foreign trade of Canada, and  by Its colonization work it has been  the means of'attracting many' thousands of settlers. Its. success in all  these directions has brought other  less" direct, but at,the same time substantial, benefits to Canada in the  attraction ; of'foreign capital and  foreign  enterprise."  HIGHEST PEAK IN  CANADIAN   ROCKIES  Mount Robsori National Park-  holds for the tourist and explorer  new trails through new wonderful  lands in a great unspoiled Alpine  kingdom, 'where nature and beauty  vie with each other. It is a count-v  abounding in big things; majestic  poaks, deep canyons and water fall3.  Tn fact, it is doubtful if anywhere in  an equal area such mountain scenery and wonder features can be  found. Camps are located in Mount  Robson Park for accommodation of  tourists, where saddle horses and  pack horses are available. An observation platform has been constructed by the Canadian National  Railways, at Mount Robson station,  where all trains stop'for a few minutes to afford travelers the opportunity of viewing this vast and a-  mazing territory. Mount Robson,  the highest peak in the Canadian  Rockies, is plainly seen from the  train. The "Continental Limited"  en route to the Pacific ' Coast traverses this new playground, and for  many miles follows the North  Thompson   and   Fraser     Rivers,   re-  preferred stock,"    whether    he    is  trading in with the dealer- or selling  for-cash-to an. individual.  A Rig' Advantage  A comparatively small amount of.  lubrication correctly applied during  the "first hand" ownership of an  automobile is worth more than all  the "salve" and salesmanship the car  owner may have at his' command  when he endeavors to dispose of the  machine. ,  The expert used car appraiser has  a high regard for the value of chassis lubrication, after he has looked  at the motor, you will see him- go  carefully over the springs, steering  gear, and other chassis points. If he  finds evidence'of insufficient lubrication he knows the car has1 been  subject io unnecessary vibration for  thousands of miles, tlie engine, transmission and body has been strained  by this abuse.  If one is selling to a private individual, chassis' lubrication is of  equal, or even greater importance.  Probably the greatest resistance to  the sale of used cars is the prevalent idea among non-motorists that  a'used car is necessary noisy, that  it is certain to be full- of squeaks  and rattles. The used car buyer who  gets a, ride in a car that has been  carefully lubricated during Jt3  first ownership' is" certain to be influenced by the absence of such annoyances.       ���������*������-  It's remarkably. easy, too to keep  the chassis action of the car velvety  and quiet. Most automobile engineers and builders, realizing the great  importance of chassis lubrication,  have practically standardized on the  Alemite High Pressure system of  lubrication. All points to be lubricated are fitted with hall check  nipples to which the Alemite compressor is easily and quickly attached by means of a bayonet coupling.  Then, a few turns of the handle  fills the bushings' or bearings with  new, fresh lubricant._ All grit and  dirt are expelled.  The use. of - Alemite is growing  universal for the simple reason it  means positive lubrication of all  chassis bearings and, because it is  so convenient, motorists' will lubricate the chassis���������something that  was dreaded by most, car owners  when'. they had old fashioned grease  and oil cups for their cars.  Many motorists are also installing the Alemite lubricating spring  covers that keep the springs bathed  with lubricant, and exclude all water, dust and grit.  nature, luuction, and value of-the  various manures, - fertilisers, and  soil amendments:' third, an explanation of the formulae and facers  hivolved in the valuation of fertilizers and preparations of home mixtures and fourth, suggestions for the  fertilizer treatment,,'ofAfield cropu,  etc.,  Regarding' commercial fertilizers,,  the Dominion Fertilizers' Act provides, for tlie registration of even  fertilizer offered for sale as' such in  Canada. A registration number is  givan and this number serves as a  inerns of :den< ii'icafion, for the Ac!  provides that the guarantee of analyses, tegcther with ths: i-e_';:'r-!.rr-  number of the fertilizer, shall be  stencilled sm each bag or other container or printed legibly on a tag attached durably thereto. In connection with this p-ovis'on of the Act  the Bulletin points out that on thc>  market there am numerous���������fa."  too numerous��������� brands cf ready-mixed fertilizers that contain varying  percentages and proportions of nitrogen, phosphoris ac'd and potash  Many of those arc described by the  manufacturer  as  being    specially  a-  dopfed for thej needs of certain crops  The farmer,' however, should study  the composition, not the ua'-::e of L!v:  fertilizer. , Some fertilize:' mixtures'  arc called by attractive and Often  very pretentious names. But a-name  especially if a misnomer, is a. poor  basis whereon to build the reputation of, a fertilizer. r. To safeguard  farmers against misrepresentation  hi naming, the present regulation::  in connection with the Fertilizer Act  do not permit, the name of any crs^p  or group of crops as part of flic  brand name; neither do they permit  the use of any name as part of the  brand which in the opinion of the  Minister of Agriculture is considered misleading.���������Dominion Department of Agriculture.  \-  BOOST YOUR TOWN  CO.MM ERCIA L EERTI1-1ZEI IS  Statement of    Analysis     Should    bo  Carefully k(.u<11<mI by  Purchaser.  Now is the time of the year when  the nature and composition of the  fertilizers that are likely to be used for next season's crops should be  well studied. A bulletin ' that is  particularly rocommended for this  purpose is entitled "Fertilizers for  Fielsl Crops," of which Dr. Frank T.  Shutt, Dominion Chemist, and B.  Leslie Enislie, Soil' Fertility Specialist, are the authors, and which can  be- had without charge on application to the Publications Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.  The plan and scope of the bulletin  have been suggested by enquiries  received and include, first, the results rrom recent field experiments;  second, a discussion of the    source,  "My town is the place where my  home is founded, where my business  is located, whore my vote is cast-  where my children are ' educated,  where my neighbors dwell, and  where niy life is . chiefly lived. 1  have chosen it, after due consideration, from among all the towiis of  the earth. It is the home spot foi  me. My town has a right to my civic  loyalty. It supports me, and I must  'support it. My town wants citizenship not partizan friendship, not off-  'shness; co-operation, not ��������� dissension; sympathy,-not criticism: my intelligent, support, not indifference.  My town supplies me with law and  order; trade and friends', ..education,  morals, recreation, and the rights of  a free-born Canadian. I should believe in my town and work for it.  and I will.'"  The above, from an exchange, is  good horse sense. . It displays the  proper spirit, and is applicable  any town. Why should we not  be boosters' for this town? The  swer must, perforce, be in the  firmative'i    Every resident should  to  all  anally e  a supporter to advance this town,  and to quote a Coueism, "Make it  better day by day, and in every way."  ���������Kootenay Times.  USE  YALE  ROAD  TO  IJELLINGTTAM  LANGLEY PRAIRIE, May 5.���������  Efforts are being made to divert  as much as possible of the through,  traffic between Bellingham and New  Westminster over the Yale road  through the South Aldergrove port  of entry. This route, with the exception of the detours which must  be traversed until the recently completed paving over the Serpentine  Flats' has set sufficiently, is reported to be in good condition for the  entire distance. In tact, several motorists who .have been over it. during  the past few,, days state that even  with the detours it is preferable to  either of  the roads through Surrey;  On the Canadian side for the  whole length the road has' good  width, the lack of which is one of.  the greatest drawbacks of both the  Hall's Prairie and Coast Meridian  routes. There is alsoVa fairly good  grade. On the other side of the  line the distance between the border  at South Aldergrove through Lyndon is approximately 20 miles, about:  13 of which are hard surfaced, while  for the remaining seven the road is  gravelled and is.reported to be in  exceptionally good shape.  With the opening of the Serpentine Flats pavement on May 24 this  route will have still further advantages, and it is expected that once  these are generally known it will rap  idly gain in favor with the motor  associations will probably be asked  to use their influence to divert the  traffic over this' route.  In using it at present when the  Flats section is closed, the Highway  is left at the Coast Meridian, thence  north to the Townline at Port Kells.  The Townline is followed until the  Latimer is reached, which again connects up with the Yale about two  miles from Langley Prairie. The  Yale road is taken to the corner of  the County Line road, one mile west  of Aldergrove, where a turn south  is made. It is about 4 1-2 miles from  eass&tntBramaaBiatBuii&tunsa  __jik___vpi>  COMMERCIAL    TRAVELLERS .WILL FIND  LONG DISTANCE TELEi RHONE SERVICE A  TIME AND EXPENSE SA VER  Travelling men can save themselves and their firms  endless time and travelling expense by regular use of our  ixag Distance facilities.  W-UIiin a few minutes, direct personal conversation  c'iii be ki>.d= with any desired number of 'customers, or  patrons who could not Ordinarily be '-covered" and  , "spoken to" without, the loss of many days' tim.6 and tin?,  many discomforts, inconveniences and delays ' incidental  io country travelling.'  ' In addition to these factors it will be found cheaper to  telephone than travel.  British Columbia Tele phone Company  t*������WMnKmf_nxi3afl2EEe___-_a5n^  ������rjuna,jwffiW7rr.,tfjPAirrg aaEBngfrfagftawaranmoMrrMi. jatgywiwa? j-  gjjj&te&iK&mi^^  c  ncerriing ^tyle  When you  order  printing-,, you buy something  more than paper-and ink.  The best advertising talk in the world looks  vulgar "and commonplace if printed without  distinction.  STYLE in printing, is an art. You cannot buy  it just anywhere.  The cost of printing depends upon something  more ttian the profit which the printer puts upon  it. ���������  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For tlie best printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate from us.  r  i  The Printer . ,    J  Phone 6720 Hub Square  Mission City, B." C.  the corner to the international boundary.   ���������Columbian.  KATE AT $<; TOO   HTGH  Alberta C������al Operators Comment On  Sir  Henry    Thornton's  Announcement.  EDMONTON, May 7.���������That the  proposed lower freight rate of %\)  for Alberta coal to ..Ontario will not  be, sufficient to allow of any_ big development of the Ontario market by  Alberta is' the unanimous opinion of  Edmonton coal operators when told  of the announcement of Sir Henry  Thornton.  "It will undoubtedly help some,"  said one prominent operator, "but it  is not low enough to Open a. market  for continuous shipments during  the summer mouths. To make a  continuous summer market demand,  we would have to get a $0 rate.  lUJilllKK IS  USED  TO OMEAT EXTENT  Three hundred and seventy-five  rubber manufacturers in the United  States and Canada reported to the  Rubber association of America that  in !!)22 they used 27.r>,285 tons' of  enisle rubber. Publication of these  figures show that rubber consumption is still behind production inasmuch as crude rubber imports into  the United States for the .year ft-  mounfed to 21)0,97 0 tons. A very  large portion of all the rubber products goes into tires, Miller tire officials estimate.  Since the world's output in 1922  was 368,500 tons, it will be seen'that  production was considerably ahead  of demand even though the restrictive measures had been put into effect to a certain extent last year.  Alex. S. Oimcan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public;  OFFICE  J. A. Gatherwood Building  Phono 8001 P. O. Box 09  MISSION CITY, B. <J.  J. H. JONES  Funeral Directc r  ll������llii   Mm    i  AGENT   POIi   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission Ciry  Wm,   Atkinson  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock  Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Fraser VaHey. Am familar  with the .different breeds of live  stock and their values.  Address   all communications  Box 34 Chilliwaot, B. C  to  ,  i'",\  r&  v  m  m  i in i;j)i  I'tj'  Is?-  RJ  \i  It:  0  fe-i  l<'"  3^  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ���������i  PAGE THREE  Hnftgaaxw^igftJawaMmMM.wyuw init  nWITISh-i'iMniA'"  '   *"i   '"  Mtimriitiim  38K  SSW^B^&SMB*^  r' ggfgjPfflF' TBmMMBWafMMIIIMBI^^  Dancing from 9 p. m* till 2 a. hi,  ���������i|  ���������;l        I  i\                                  ;l  ������  GOD SAVE THE KI  ^MHa^^^  !.? |  winiiiiiM^^ THE ABBOTSFORD-'POST  <Ln,^���������Ki-^--'^^������M,J''-'>>^^WI^1'^-^>^^^  ������������������ wr f* ttic*. k jmc <JUf rum ������i<niglKrr  *������ii;T������r" ^rr.*r>^R������������T>o***'i������^Jv^-ir������M'*-������������;F������*-,*������-jtJ./f>������*������������TP������T������  wiMWfW>iuroicmiimw������r iwMn  ir������iTJWtrW*nT"  ���������Y ^ctivtiwotm f.<^������������K<������������wm.|ii-m������-iri  .^2sWWaiaaaswM-������BKW'iwa"!=ni soMsautamM  ^FST ROAST'  whether, for   Sunday   or a'i;v   oilier . day of ..he  week shoulfi have, "owl:   "Dciu'iiniv    traCe-marl*    j  on it.     You can always 1'ind ihis irade-marR msl  under the firs!   slice of   (me <.';!" our   wdi-cookea  roasts.   TRY IT AND SEE.  B.   C   Phone   41.  Farmers'  Phone  19t)4  S. F. WHIT5  Abbptsford, E.G.  p WONF  T' i i^'i^SI^"-  - w;-jKx\ you \v.i?;t  House arid  Sign Painting  and  General  House Repairs  Phone ."MX - V.- 0. Box Ml.  AI'-150TSI--0������?������'>,  Ji:  C  llW3_(a_TU������������3������5ai������(JO^-^������nxr.������vWiCT^������������^'^."<Kiyjaa8l(a=ri=.������)  l_l_liUU_Ml.nM������u������,''-~^l������������������������������i^^  "   FOR CABBAGE PLANTS,   ON EONS,   RADJ'SUliS,  Etc., 2 lbs. for   '��������� .- ��������� -,2b^  ���������WE STOCK: , .' .  Vancouver Milling Baby Chick Feeds.  Mc~&~Mc Baby Chick Feeds.  Pratt's Baby Chick Feeds.  Bran, Shorts and Middlings.  Feed Store  SPARROW  Essen den e A ven u e  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  11 Mm III biii i imi'iiiiiiiri mmmnrimm ~~...,..~....������������������,,m~.  ������.fl'awB������azm7.a.ia-.iai������i������EPfe'PaB������7v^"attiu^ f  0'JR BK'SAD  com os  as   regularly "as  i the sun, freshly   b:ikal ���������  .or  you   each   morning  and  brings  health  and  strength  to all who eat  it.  PATKONESE TilE im'tiAl) MABV in aisbotsfgrd  A K U -KE K V T13 KM 01\ EY AT'.! WM K.  ��������� j! ALBERT I.EE,  Baker and Grocer  B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  i?oom   P   ll'nrt   Hlovk.   Chilliwiu-fc  Box    422, CIIIKUWAOK  .'���������w^*"-^ ���������������*'*.'*������ '  |Yarwosd&Durfant  |     BARRISTERS and  !     SOLICITORS  *.!  PERSONALS  is  festival.  . A.  Hic>s of ?.!!.  1.chman w!  .Mrs. Edwards, Sr. of Vancouver  the _uosl of Mrs. G. N. Zeigler.  Mrs. Mc-Crimmon and Miss Annie  McCrimmon attended the Tulip festival in Bellingham this week.  ��������� Mrs. Ro'bert Brown of Bellingham  was the guest of Mrs. H. -A. Brown  during the week.  Mrs. W. Peach has returned homo  from  a visit through the. States.  Mr. Frank had-the misfortune of  having his foot crushed on Wednesday, while at work at the A. L. M. D.  Co. ������-  Mrs. -Woods of New Westminster  is the guest of her sister, Mrs. J.  Brydges of Abbotsford.  Mrs. Bundy left Abbotsford Sunday to take up residence in Vancouver, where Mr. Bundy has accepted -',  position; .  The concert to. be given by tho  local brass band 'in connection with  the picture show on Wednesday evening. May 15th, promises to be well  worth hearing. A fine programme is  being arranged and the band arc  hoping that as many as possible  will attend. The proceeds are to help  " purchase music, etc. for- the band.  "Father and Son" banquet, May  '17th, in Parish Hall.  Mrs. Farrow of Abbotsford has received word that her brother, Mr.  John Martin of Toronto, has won  the $ LOOO travelling scholarship.  Mr. Martin, who is a student at the  Toronto University, has led his class  all through, and the honor was not  unexpected. It is his intention to  attend  Harvard University.  Mrs. Ross of Ladner was the weekend guest of Mrs. H. Fraser. _     _  Mr. and Mrs. Moore are enjoying a  tour of Vancouver Island.  Mr and Mrs. 0. W. Benedict, accompanied by their son, Howard, attended the graduating exercises" at  thp B C. University on Thursday, in  which their daughter, Miss Francis  Benedict took    part.       (Congratula-  tl0Mr'. Israel Spriggs of Pine Grove,  who was operated upon in the M.-t,.-  A. Hospital on Tuesday, is' doing  very well  of Mrs.  D. Smith on  Wed-  Tulip  Mrs  the .guest  nesday.  Mr. N. Hill visited Vancouver during the week.  Mr. J. Steede of Port Albcrni, V. ...  was' the guest'of his aunts, the Misses  Steede  recently.  Members of the Rebekah and Oddfellow Lodges of Abbotsford attended Church parade with the ' Lodge3  in Mission City on Sunday last.  Visitors from Vancouver and  Sumas Eastern Star Lodges were  pleasantly entertained by the Abbotsford Lodge'on Thursday evening.  Mrs. E. S. Bstlin and'    family    of  Victoria have come to Abbotsford to  res'de. Miss Estlin    is    visiting    her  parentsvhere,  and    accompanied   by  her mother will visit in Hatzic this  week.  Mr. Thos. O. Ooogan visited in  -Vancouver a few days this week.  Mrs". W. McCIanahnn is the guest  of her sons', Messrs. E. and T: Me-  Ckmahnn of Seattle.  Mr F J R. AVhitchelo and Mr. N.  Hill were the guests of Col. Davis of  the Sumas Dyking works ou,Sunday.  Mr. C. Spring was a visitor in  New Westminster on Tuesday.  Mrs' Milstead, Sr. has sold the residence which she purchased from Mr.  E.' Ruthig to Mr. Gosling, who intends taking up residence here.  dCE  QVKS   TCVKIIY    KIIHJAV  AimOTSKOllI*,    H.   C.  j   ii-   REAL E3TATO-~Moncy to .Loh:i oh Good JTunn iUortg-ug-os   1  f. Ok ������������������������*��������� ������ ���������*!������- ������   <  A.LAU M. BSOKOVS  .  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Specially  P. 0. Bo:: 9^  LOST���������Green and plaid auto robe,  in or about Abbotsford Sunday, April  22. $5 reward. Box 152, Matsqui.  4*  N.KW  IJAKKIt OFFI^clS N,'i:\V  UREAl)   I.V  AiJ'KOTSi'-O!:!)  AI f    K i IN I i,  /    a.Ja j.:.L_J     Js. Vii   ^ 3l~* I  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  Abbotsford  GROCERY  MONTHLY  IJWPORT OF  SUPERIOR  SCHOOL  Percentage���������9 3.78.  Div. Teacher M. McDowall, Prm.  1st Yr. High School leaders���������Nellie Pcrnoski, Eleanor Blatchford,  Verna   Stinson.  2nd Yr. High School leaders-  Muriel McCallum, Annie Kask, Jessie  Coogan.  Div.  II.  Teacher, .Miss' Gilley.  Percentage���������92.  Junior IV. leaders���������Norman Sumner, Naomi Matthews,  Ralph  Smith.  Entrance Leaders���������Robert Baker,  Mary   McDonald,   Leonard   Cruthers.  Div. III. Teacher, W.. J. Evans.  Percentage���������92.31.  Book IV. leaders���������Barbara    Bvyd-  Mr. A. Lee, our local baker, has  been exceptionally fortunate in securing as head baker in his shop, Mr.  J. M. Hall of Vancouver. Mr. Hall  has had a very wide experience a-3  baker in several of the largest cities  of the continent, including, Portland,  Seattle, Toronto, Chicago and Vancou  ver, and is' very proficient in all lines  of the trade.  Among the specialties which Mr.  Hall is capable of producing is the  lovely ice cream cake, which can he  purchased by the pound and is delicious. Also the Vienna Loaf, which  is a real change in bread and a good  appetizer.  Mr. Hall is placing an entirely new-  loaf on the market, one - with that  good old fashioned homemade taste,  and asks that the housewives of Abbotsford try this bread and be convinced. ��������� Orders for cakes of every  variety will be given special attention  and satisfaction  guarnteed.  Mr. Lee who has spent considerable money in establishing a first  class baker shop-here, is now expending more cash in the placing of a  continuous oven in his plant, so as  to cater to the trade more efficiently.       . . ���������"���������.-;���������  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  we AmnnvviSE what we sell?  what we sell  ADViiKTiSES US; WE PAY FOR PATRONAGE  AND VALUE  Bavies' Pork and Beans, 1 lb. tins, 3 tins 25e  Soda Biscuits, a lb.  .! ��������� .��������� 17}������p  Ginger Snaps, 20^ a lb., 2'lbs. for #5^  Rhubarb, 6 lbs. for '.   Grape Fruit, 4- for   Soap Flakes, 2 lbs. for   %������$  FUEBU VEGETABLES OF ALL !(L\])S  .   ABBOTSFORD'S   EXCLUSIVE  GROCERY STORE  WE DELIVER THE G00.IIS FREE OF CHARGE  Phone 55 Phone 55  25p  25p  l-I OS V i T AL   !) ON A TJ O N S  FOR  MONTH  OF  AI'IIIL  Mrs.  iU- -, ���������p    von  ' e-pc;   Flossie Hunt, Marie Moret  McEachern and son of    Van-.-geo, i iossic nu    , ���������  couver were the recent guests of Mrs.  A. McPhee. . _���������'.���������.';,.,;���������  The manv friends of Mr. J. K..M.C-  Meneniy will be pleased to learn that  he is progressing very favorably, after having undergone an operation  ���������in the M.-S.-A. Hospital last Sunday.  Mrs. H. Fraser and her son, J.-  Fraser/ motored to Chilliwack on  Wednesday and  visited Mrs. J. Stef-  Mrs. A. McPhee spent the weekend at New Westminster.  Mi'. T. C Coogan visited Vancouver during (he week.  Mrs.' T. McMillan was  Saw Westminster a few  week.  Miss  Annie McPhee o  ing staff of the    Vancouver (leiiensl  Hospital visited her parents hero    on  Monday. .   ,,      .   ,    n  Rfv W. Robertson attended a  meeting of the Presbytery in Vancouver on Monday find Tuesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Cunimings, Sr. and  Mr. and Mrs. Cunimings, Jr. wore  the recent guests of Mrs. A. McPhee.  ^ Mrs. R. H. Eby entertained the  Embroidery Club very pleasantly on  Tuesday arternoon. .  Mr. T. II. Ingram of Vancouver is  staying in town for a few days.  Miss F. E- Trefheway is visiting  in Bellingham.   and    attending    the  a visitor in  days    this  p    the nurn-  Book V. Jr. leaders���������Phyllis' Sua-,  shall, Perry Buker; Elsie Stady.  Div. IV. Teacher, R. Archibald.  .Tr Fourth leaders���������Violet R.ucker,  Julia Mitchell, Harry Gibson.      ���������  Sr. Third A. leaders���������Els'e Mcbon  aid, Bryce Spring, Margaret- Slater.  Sr Third B. leaders���������^-Aloert  wahlman, -'Gerald-' Thornthwaite,  Bud  l-laddrell.  Div. V. Teacher, Christine McPhee.  Percentage���������98.  Senior Third loaders ��������� Ralph  'Fountain,  Arthur  Snashall,     Gordon  H o.y.  Junior Third leaders���������rvy Bailoy,  Lc.'ih   During,   Franklin  Whito.  Senior Second lenders���������^'wm  Fountain, Sylvia llarrop, Ervin  Wright.  Div. VI. Teacher. A.  Mutrie,  Percentage���������92.05.  Second Primer leaders���������Helena  Prasloski,  Gordon   Gibson.  First Primer. A. leaders���������Mary  Bennett,     Margie     Snashall,     Betty  Coming   Events  B.     leaders���������Ines  Schluter,    Thelma  Swift.  First Primei  Wahlrnan, In a  Cruthers.  Receiving   Class    leaders���������Gordon  Win ton, Myrtle Weston, May Rooncy.  Boost tlie band by buying a ticket.  May 16���������Band concert    and picture  Show, theatre hall.  May 18���������"Father and Son" banquet,  Parish Hall.  May    18���������-Dance    in    theatre    hall.  Gardner's   Orchestra.  May 24���������May Day and    crowning of  ,   May  Queen. ���������  AXAOOKTRS-SIDXPiV  'FMKSlV IS RIIXNING  VICTORTA, May 0.���������-The Ana-  cortos-Sidney ferry mado its ini'.ii-  guval trip across the Sfrnifs of Georgia vesterday, anil lis' 140 passengers, visitors from the stale of Wash-  ingloii, were the guests of the Victoria and Island Publicity bureau sit:  Luncheon in the Chamber of Commerce auditorium.  The new ferry specially built last  winter for tlie service by Captain R.  Crosby and christened City of Angeles, docked at Sidney at l:?.o  o'clock and was welcomed there by  a large party of Victoria business  men, representing the publicity bureau, chamber of commerce and other  service organizations.  Boost the baud by buying a ticket.  The following donations are  gratefully acknowledged by the 'matron of the M.-S.-A. Hospital:  Jelly. Mrs. Aitken; Magazines,  Mrs. Brydges, Mrs. Allardyce; eggs  and tomatoes', Mrs. Carter; flowers,  C. G. I. T.; eggs, Mrs. Thomas Jackson ; Strawberry plants, Mrs. Kirk-  patrick, Clayburn; flowers, Jean  and Doris McCulloch (Clayburn)..  eggs, Mr. F. Evans, Peardonville;  flowers, Mrs. N. Nelson, Gifford;  gramophone record. Miss Peck;  gramophone record, Mr. W. Wells;  gramophone records, H, Mrs. Richmond, Clayburn.  AEOfilAN QUARTETTE WILL  GIVE  SACllHI)  COiVCRRT  The Aeolian Quartette of Vancouver-are, preparing to give a sacred  concert in the theatre on Sunday,  May 20th at 3 p. m. Among the singers taking part will be Miss Ruth  McGuire, daughter of Rev. Mr. Mc-  Guire of the First Baptist Church,  who will sing I he soprano parts; Mrs.  McClelland, soloist of Wesley Church  contralto, Mr. James McClellniid,  trnnr.nnd Mr. Murray, bass. Rev.  Mr, I'.owl of Vancouver will give  a fdiorf gospel address.  No ml mission or collection will  he. taken.' and every one is urgently  requested  to be present.  riOS-STKJWS-AVKHAGK ir.-i35. LRS.  According to Superintendent P.  H. Moore, the Colony Farm herd of  Holstoin-Frofdans at Essondale, B.  C��������� finished tlie fiscal year ending  March 31st with a total production  of 9r>(J,9f!f).S lbs. of milk from an a-  v era go  fers.  of  G2  milking cows and  hei-  Boost the band by buying a ticket.  'New Information  Bureau Opened  No longer will tourists have to  depend on unreliable American-  sources for information on Canadian  highways regulations and accommodations when crossing the boundary  at Blaine.  A permanent information office  in charge of a uniformed attendant  was opened May 1 by the British Columbia Automobile Association. The  location is directly opposite the Canada customs office, on the west side  of the highway about 50 yards north  of  the  international  line.  Tourists entering Canada for tne  first time have long complained of  the lack of reliable information to  be obtained at Blaine. Road conditions during past years' have been  such .as to discourage all but the  venturous, to attempt'the .unchartered drive to New Westminster.  That is all changed now. J. R.  Sigmore, manager of the B. C. Auto  mobile Association, has arranged for  the reception of the heavy tourist  traffic anticipated this' season. Strip  maps will be supplied, giving full  da I a on the stato of the roads, loca-  liou of camp sites, official hotels  and garages, nearest service stations, golf courses', etc. In addition,  emergency cars will he placed on patrol of the highway. Each car will be  in charge of a competent auto mechanic who will be available for  overcoming emergencies such as ignition troubles, gasoline, oil supplies,  etc.  These services are als'o available  to members'of the British Columbia  Automobile association at all times  and there will he no charge made.  Tuesday night's beautiful rain  made the man on the land laugh th-3  laugh of joy all day Wednesday. PAGE TWO  *' *    " 1 fjilialniiin'if'--1-  THE AKBOTSFORD POST  33=  i"?l  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  Friday, May'lSth, 1923.  $a_  One of the tenets', .of , the newer  Canada is that both of������ihVdld parties are rotten, with little or no difference between them. Has it ever  occurred to those who place this in  the forefront of their political creed  that so It must always be, since both  appeal to precisely the same constituency, namely, the likes and  dislikes of the whole country Wo  would have said, with Tennyson,  ''the common sense of the whole  country," were it not for that phase  has come to mean more sense than  is at all common. As for partios being rotten-, it' is to be remembered  tha^a good, tree cannot bring forth  evil"fruit; neither can a corrupt tree  bring forth good fruit. If a government is rep resort lative. it will natur-  IlASPIiKUUIES  Where only one class of fruit for  gardens available on the prairies it  ,vould be well to, choose raspberries',  fhe raspberry is a native" and grows-  in all parts of the prairies. It is  found in .Uio sub-Arctic regions, up  where the tree growth is much stunted and where raspberry cairns' themselves attain a height of only about  twelve inches. Moreover, it is as  near to being a "sure thing" crop as  anything we have in the fruit line.  Raspberries do not always produce  heavily,- but. there is nearly every  year at least a fair supply of fruit.  Spring frosts may destroy the  blooms of apples, plums, currants,  gooseberries',       and       June-bearing  . nflCT  and  ing to cold "weather and lack of rain.  Weather conditions "now favourable  'for ploughing, which is well under  way. Seeding has started in some  localities.- Fall wheat has wintered  well, altho-ngh points in the western  peninsula report a slight winter kill.  Average acreage pastures and hay  crops   backward.  Province  of British  Columbia  Season earlier than' last year  weather conditions favorable, but  moisture slightly below average.  Ploughing, completed. Seeding well  advanced; fall wheat wintered well.  Indications in Okari'ag'an Valley are  for an average crop of apples ' and  heavy crop other fruits. Decreased  urea small fruits owing to , frost  damage and poor marketing prospects. Pasturage well- above average  except in Ashcrol't district. Extensive  \v!infer. damage to hay roots in Fraser Valley.  Mrs. Sheldon is spending her lioli-,  days with relatives in Narcaimo  *ggJ3WBJBWli'W  saBUsaoiBBr  strawberries, but the raspberry is, a  ally tend to represent the follies and klate blooming fruit and docs not, as  selfishnesses 6f the same multitude,  whichever side it is on. If parliament 'i  resolves itself into   two   parties,   as  it must, these parties must fiddle to  the same total 'crowd. If one fiddler's  jazz'takes with' the crowd the other  fiddler will digress-in to jazz, there is  in some minds a cure for this evil ih  groups government*.  Instead  of every  mad for himself, as we used to say  at school when' it was,not convenient  to toss up for si&'e's, they would have  in parliament every, group for itself.  The. resultant of,ail the selfishness  working 'at -nigh '���������'"��������� pressure    is    apparently to give   good    government.  The: resultant-'of -all  the -: colors  in  the prism'-is-said in the school books  to   -make". a1   white      light.      The  sch(561Bby  finds  when  he  mixes  all  the'colors In his'paint-"box   -that he  has'got a      diimduckety mud color.  Uncle Joe  Cannon, the dean  of  tlie  United States Congress; who is      a  high'Vprot'ectiotiist, used to say  that  his tuea o^a;gdod tariff was to let  all the interests   pull    against   each  other;  the resultant-would-be about  right: With him, interests that had  no pull;.the.'politicians' had to call to  consider. Such Ib almost of necessity  the -result of a representative system  of government:' The 'remedy offered  by the.farmer.advocates of the group  syst&hV is.'t'q give thWe who have had  no _*\iii riot''only a pull    but,    since  they'are "stiirthe'majority, the biggest pull of all.-���������Montreal Witness.  An; unusual   incident  becurred   ih  connection" witli the - Convocation of  the Presbyterian College. Three candidates -for the-ministry declined to  affirm" "their acceptance of    the Old  and-'New Testaments as' being "the  Word  of God,"  though  they agreed  that-they could subscribe to a statement in the : rule's of    the ���������" Scottish  church'"that the Old and New Testament contain    the word of    God."  That ;^ne incident was rather typical  than "'''exceptional-'- was    indicated" by  Dr. Dickie, who stated that the committee  appointed  to  examine  candidates for, ordination  had  for    some  years back'been placed'in a difficult  position, in that a number of those  applying for licences were not in en-  tire-'.-agreement with the legal standards of the church.    It was evident  that'1 the young men    possessed  the  sympathy of the Montreal Presbytery  the Vpastor of one important church  goirfg so far as to state that if the  action of the Presbytery in licensing  the -candidates' were not endorsed by  the <.Generat Assembly he,    for one,  wouid resign his charge.    We do inquire what-tli&  -standards    may be  that" were contravened by the refu'  sal. ." It must be thirty or forty years  since' a sermon preached in Toronto  by the Rev. D. J. MacDonell, and reported ih the Witness", caused a heated debate" ori the same question resulting in the    decision    that    tliere  was ['nothing'in    . the, standards to  condemn'Mr. MacDonell.   The Short-'  er  Catechism -says:   "The  Word   of  God which, is contained in the Scriptures'."    With this occurrence, might  be bracketed,-.,as.   indicative    of, .   a  chari'ge from. the.traditional attitude  the address.of^'Principal    Smyth of  the Wesleyan College on "the Faith  of the Modern Man."      Dr.    Smyth  expressed < his    conviction    that    the  time" had come for ah interpretation  of rfeliglon more in    harmony    with  modern knowledge    and    that    this  could be attained      without    losing  anything vital.    Various schools differed in details, but all were agreed  that it wasno longer possible      to  appeal tb church or    creed or    any  external authority as final    and    as  precluding    further      invfcstlgation.  "The1 Bible,"'said Dr. Smyth, "claims  no exemption not accorded to other  documents of ancient times, it needs"  no exemption.    We    are    delivered  from:. th������t' condition in which endeavor was made to    reconcile    certain  details of 'the'-'.Scriptures  with  conflicting findings,6'f    modern science  .    . ' .    .    Yet there is    nothing to  prevent us thinking that   the    authors of the Bible had a spiritual message; for all time.   The study of   the  social; economic, and* -'historical- condition of, the,   people,, of the    times  Shows us that the    Word   of     God  came progressively.���������Witness.  a rule, suffer from frozen blossoms.  Raspberries have a fairly good  root, system and are unlikely to suffer during a spell of dry weather to  the same extent as strawberries.  They also have the advantage of  bearing several successive heavy  crops of'large-sized berries without  renewal of the plantation. They respond to good culture careful, timely  pruning, and to applications of fertilizer:'  . A raspberry is the most, popular  of all bush fruits. It is used for jellies, jams, preserves, dessert with  sugar and cream, is canned, and is  eaten fresh out of 'the han'd; it is air  so' -used as a flavoring for mild fruits  such as Saskatoon berriqs, and is  the foundation of a popular hot-weather  drink,  "raspberry vinegar."  A raspberry plantation may be  easily established. The rooted suckers are sold -at moderate prices by  nurserymen. The roots may be planted in .spring or autumn, but early  spring planting is generally most satisfactory.  Red Raspberries, are available in  many varieties. Black raspberries  are not so hardy, and require some  winter protection. The Older and  Hilbbrri are moderately hardy. The  purple raspberries, such as the Columbian, are grown 'on a small scale,  as' are also the yellow varieties such  as Golden Queen.  Among the vrieties of red raspberries grown on the experimental station, at -Morden, the Newman, the  Latham, the King, arid the Herbert  are in greatest demand. The Ohta ,is  a hardy variety and has a light  colored berry of medium to large  and the color of fruit is somewhat  uneven. The Newman and the Latham are large, dark red berries, firm,  of good quality and of rather late  season. The Newman has' sturdy but  shorter canes than the Latham. The  King is a good cropper, doing well  on heavy soils, and the canes are  hardy. The Herbert is a heavy  yieider with hardy canes..Its large  fruit is especially suited to the  home market.  TM10   MANFF-WIN DEHA5ERE  HIGHWAY  COMPI/KTE1)  CANADIAN   CROPS  Hank of Montreal  Summarizes  Conditions Throughout the Dominion  The crop report of the   Bank    of  Montreals  follows:  General  Situation two weeks late, except  in British Columbia, it is earlier  than usual. Conditions generally  favourable in Prairie Provinces,  where seeding will be general in a  few days. Slightly smaller wheat  acreage expected. Seeding has just  begun in Ontario, not yet started in  Quebec or Maritime Provinces. Fall  wheat wintered  well.  Prairie Provinces  Seeding is general, except in Re-  gina and Winnipeg districts, where  preparations are delayed with floods.  Ih the Province of Alberta, however,  there was an extremely dry month,  but this' was followed by a general  rain throughout the Province during  the last week of April, which has  been very beneficial and improves  prospects. The reports', from .the  various districts are as follows:_������������������  Edmonton , District: Wheat seeding will be completed in a few days.  Acreage about same as last year, but  for-coarser grains is slightly reduced;  Calgary District: Seeding general  acreage less than last year: .Letfi-  bridge District: Sufficient rain for  germination fell during the week,  but there is little reserve moisture in  soil. Acreage is less than last year;  grass pasture backward. Saskatoon District: Wheat seeding reported 30 to 50 per cent., but in  Eastern portion of district just commencing to be general. Acreage a-  bout same as last year. Regina District: Seeding operations not yet  general owing to wet lands; acreage may be slightly less', than last  year, conditions favourable., Winnipeg District: Seeding delayed by late  Spring and floods, but will be general by end of week. Wheat acreage  will probably be under average with  increased acreage of coarse grains.  Fall rye .wintered well. _  Province of  Ontario  An  attractive    pamphlet  is     jusc  being  issued  by  the;    Canadian   National  Parks  Branch  of the Department of  the  lntorioi\,describing  fne  new     Banff-Windcrniere       highway  traversing Banff and    Kootonay national, parks which "will be olTically  opened  for  travel on  June  110  next.  The road, which was' built by the engineering division  of the    Canadian  National  Parks-Branch, is important  because it is the first highway across  the central Rockies anil also because  it forms the last link  in  the    great,  (i,000-mile Circle Tour, a system 'of  motor highways which extends down  the Pacific    coast ' from    Seattle to  southern   California, .  returning   via  the  Grand   Canyon,   the Yellowstone'  and the United States Glacier nation  al parks to the Canadian  boundary.  The  booklet does  not profess  to  be  a complete guide but    tells in an interesting way the story    of the construction of the road    and'   gives    a  brief description of some of the attractive points along the route.  The Vermilion Pass  Tt  is   interesting  to, note  that  so  long  ago   as   1858,   Sir  James   Hector, ��������� geologist to the Palliser    Expedition, ,who  explored   this  region  in  connection   with   his   search   for     a  suitable pass.for a railway, pointed  out the feasibilty of the route for a  road.      "Of    the    passes    traversed  by  our ; expedition,"   he wrote,   "the  most favourable  and  inexpensive  to  render available for wheeled conveyance would be  , Vermillion pass,  as  the most gradual of them all." After  Hector's  discovery of the    Kickirig-  horse pass and its' selection for the.  route of  the . Canadian Pacific, Railway, tlie Vermilion    pass was practically forgotten, but when tlie project of a transmohtane motor highway was formulated in 1912 the low  elevation  of  this  pass  at  once   suggested it as a desirable route for a  motor highway  which  would ar.  the  same time .open up the glories of the  central Rockies' and give access    to  Banff   National   Park.  Every Mile a Surprise  The booklet  is    illustrated    with  32   halftone  engravings  which  indicate the beauty    and    grandeu-'    of  the scenery through wliich tlie"  road  passes.    One of tlie most striking of  these is' Sinclair  canyon,  where  the  road has been blasted through tow-'  ering walls of   red   rock.     "To one  who lias not known them," say������ the  writer,  "it is impossible to describe  the delights of the new motor highway.  From  the eastern  wall  of  the  Rockies to the Columbia valley Is a  little   more   than     125   miles    and  every mile is a surprise and an enchantment.      It    does    not    matter  whether  the  motorist  enter - by   the  eastern  or  western  gateway,  he     is  swept at once    into    an    enchanted  world.    The    magnificence    of    the  mountain   ranges     and   the   immensity of the scale on which they hav*  been laid out, refuse to- be put into  words.    Something is    left    our.    in  every   picture   or   photograph.   Only  the eye can    gather    the    sense    of  height and    vastness,    the    infinite  serenity  and  majesty,    which  thrill  the beholder on his first glimpse of  the   Canadian  Rockies.. The   endless  succession of ranges billowing o'f to  the distance as far as the    eye    can  see,  the countless variety of forms j-  peak after peak rearing, its glorious  bulk more than a    mile,up into the  radiant blue,    the    shifting    play of  light and   shade,  the    indescribable  varition of colour, yea, the yery opulence of the sunshine    itself are    a  joy and a revelation."  Copies of the pamphlet may be obtained upon application to the Commissioner of the. Canadian National  Parks, Department of the Interior,  Ottawa.,  COMMERCIAL   .TRAVELLERS MULL FIND  LONG DISTANCE TELEi PHONE SERVICE A  TIME AND EXPENSE SA VER  Travelling men can save themselves aiid their firms  endless time and travelling expense by regular use'oi our  hong Distance facilities..  Within a few minutes, direct personal conversation"  can bo'had with any" desired number of customers or  patrons who could not ordinarily be "covered" and,  "spoken to" without the .loss of many days' time and the'  many discomforts, inconveniences and delays incidental  io country,,travelling.   ,!  In addition to these factors it will be found cheaper to  telephone than travel.  British Columbia TelephoneiC'&mpany  r  Phone 6720  Hub Square  wmm^ms5&mtiMBm������m  The cost of printing: depends upon something  more Mian the'prdfit which the printer "puts upon :  it.  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MOKAL���������For the best printing-, something distinctive and  origiaal, get an estimate from us.  but urge that those most needed  should be made' first of all. In short,  should preference be given to making roads that parallel existing railways, or those running at right  angles into poorly served territory?  Should the public moeny be spent  in extra facilities for prosperous regions, or by providing facilities for  backward  ones?  The "right" angle" policy means  transport for new areas and thus  benefits the whole country by developing it.  Further, it claims that the new  common-carrier be placed on equal  terms with the other common carriers; by license; filing of tariffs;  providing for the security of goods  or passengers', financial responsibility; and by paying for  -bed (that is the public  on a fair basis.  Alex. S. Duncan.  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public"  OFFICE  J. A. Gatherwood Building  Phone 8601 P. O. Box 69  MISSION GITY, B. C.  the   road  highway),  TOURIST   TRAFFIC  SHOWS INCREASE  WHITE ROCK, May 5'.���������Tourist  traffic from the States is" gradually  increasing with each week, according to immigration officials at Doug-  BAIL ROADS AND   ROADS  The Railway Association of Canada, has a very interesting 'presentment, .of tlie case of the Railways  and Good Roads. The claim is that  they, as the largest taxpayers, are  interested in these, as they are taxed for them. And as good roads  offer competition to the Railways  in some cases, they are accused of  being hostile.  las. Last Sunday a total of 527 cars  were passed by the    station,  both north and south.  going  I. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOB   BBAJ>STONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  The  Association  denies  this,  arid  Season fully a fortnight late, ow-Jsays they are in favor of good roads,  ROADS IN QUEBEC  The total length of roads in the  tlie Provnce of Quebec is approximately 40,000 miles. Out of this  total length, 4,500 .miles have been  improved and rebuilt since a decade, and the expenditure made to  date is. about $40,000,000.00. If.we  consider the population of the Province, and the period duririg which  the Good Roads Policy has been  "carried on, the result obtained is  more   than   satisfactory.  Wm.   Atkinson  General Auctioneer arid  Live  Stock  Specialist.  23 years among; the Stockmen of |  the   Fraser  Valley.    Am familar  ���������with  the different breeds   of live  stock and their values.  Address   all  communications  Box 34 Chilliwack, B. C  to i'1;  1  ill  THE ABBOTSFORi) POST  ytb  PAGE THREE  .;    .- . ���������. r.  '-!p.-> ���������  +  > '  ���������'<    -\  iven, c  ,f  fi ... A- .*-r  L$  IP  .-?,'������ -  ���������..- e  >peecaes aiict.r&is^iig.pr.me riag  ������       i*'    (  s Qty I������ take part  CHILDREN FREE  ��������� -tit  'HI  ������������������Ail  ������'{ _  "5  if  f@  '-������  G5D SAV  simMmmmmmmimmmmmmi THE ABBOTSFORD POST  THE BEST ROAST  whether for Sunday or any other clay oi the  week should have our "Delicious" trade-mark  on it. You can always find this trade-mark just  under the first slice of one of our well-cooked  roasts.   TRY IT AND SEE.  S.F.WHITE'  Abbotsford, B.C.  C.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  FOR CABBAGE.PLANTS,   ONIONS,   RADISHES,  Etc., 2 lbs. for .' .'. : ������������������ -25^  : WE STOCK:  Vancouver Milling Baby Chick Feeds.  Mc & Mc Baby Chick Feeds. _        _.  ,  Pratt's Baby Chick Feeds.  Bran, Shorts and Middlings.  Abbotsford Feed Store  j. j. SPARROW  : Essendene Avenue ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  A.. R. GOSLING  WHEN YOU WANT  House and  Sign Painting  and  General  House Repairs  Phone .'MX - P. 0. Box  31  ABBOTSFORD,  B.  G.  B.C. Land Surveyor and  . Civil Engineer  doom   0   Hart   Block,  ChiMw;iek  tfox   422. CIIILLIWACK  OUR BREAD  comes as regularly as  the.sun, freshly bakl.d  for you each morning  and brings health ..and  strength to all who_eat  it.  PATRONIZE THE BREAD MADE IN ARIJOTSFORD  AY!) KEEP-THE MOiNEY AT HOME.  ALBERT LEE,  Baker , aiid Grocer  PERSONALS  Mt. Lehman  ��������� Mrs. Rennison, who has been on  a, tour of th-3 Western States and  Canada, was the guest of Mrs. H.  Thorn this week, on her way to her  home in Edmonton, Alta.  Mrs. A. Currie and Mrs. A. McPhee  spent Saturday in Bellingham.  Mr. J.  Brydges  was' a visitor    to  New Westminster on Wednesday.  ,    Mrs. H. Fraser is visiting in Vancouver, as the guest of her daughter,  Mrs. Collinson.  1 Mr. Clark Tretheway of Vancouver spent the week-end at his home  here.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Brown and  daughter of Grandview, Vancouver,  were the guests of Mrs.-'G. E. Davis  during the week.  Mr. Alfred Reuter, who has had  charge of Mr. DesMazes' store at  Whatcom Road leaves for Seattle  this week-end to join his parents  there. The store at Whatcom Road  will be carried on under the able  management of Mr. W. Blinch.  Word has" been received from Mr.  and Mrs. Woolgar, who have gone  to'Brantford, Ontario, to make their  home. The couple had a lovely journey east, and are pleased with that  part of the country.  . Mrs. M. McMillan is spending a  few days in Vancouver.  Mrs. S. F. White entertained a  number of little friends on Wednesday in honor of the birthdays of Master Franklin and Miss Hazel White,  Which came within the same week.  A very jolly time was" enjoyed by the  young guests, who all wished their  host and hostess many happy returns.  The Misses Steede spent the weekend at White Rock.  "Messrs. Edgar F. Thorn and J.  Gillard of the S. S. St. Machura,  which is now in Vancouver harbor,  having arrived from the Panajna  ,Canal, spent Wednesday at their  'homes here. They expect to continue  "on their way to Chili.  A record attendance is expected  at the sacred concert which is to be  -given by the Aeolian Quartette of  Vancouver in the theatre on Sunday  afternoon, the 20th.  her  daughter,  days      with the  .  George  McCal-  was    spent    in  Friday evening,  by out-  refresh-  Lehman  auspices  SALES    TAX CASE  VICTORIA, May 12.���������Charged on  remand in the city police.court here  yesterday with neglect to pay sales  tax on taxable pastries, Archibald  Hugo Hunter, a baker of Fort street,  "was remanded, after further evidence  until May 17. What was made on  the premises was the filling of orders for customers and not for sale  on. stock, Hunter testified. This he  would estimate, would total a value  of $2 a week and what proportion  of that was taxable, accused said lie  could not determine. He did not refuse to pay the tax but merely wanted to know more about it and settle the point as to his liability.  Off the Key���������Nervous Musician���������  "I���������er���������I called round, madam, to  tell you that your cat���������er���������kept  .us awake last night with its serenade. I am a musician myself and  'a humane man, and ���������er���������-don't  wish to have it destroyed, but I  thought if you could have it���������er ���������  tuned?"���������London Opinion.  ���������/���������Mr. and Mrs. Hargitt motored to  Vancouver on Monday to spend a  few days in the city.  Mrs.   Woodrow  and  Jean, spent a few  former's sister,  Mrs  lu m.  A delightful time  the Orange Hall on  May 4, when the Ladies' Aid of the  Abbotsford Presbyterian church presented their mirth-producing play,  "Afternoon Tea in Friendly Village."  Local people represented the pictures in the "Family Album" but all  the other parts were taken  side talent. At the close  men's were served by the Mt.  Ladies' Aid under whose .  the entertainment was given.  Recent visitors in the home of Mr.  and Mrs. C. Bell were Mrs. Fraser,  Mrs. McMenemy, Mrs. Parton of Abbotsford and Mrs. Fearn, Sumas.  Wash.  ��������� A most interesting and helpful  demonstration on "millinery"' was  given by Mrs. Wm. E. Morison at  the regular meeting of the AVomen's  Institute held in the Memorial hall  on Wednesday, May 9. The members  were delighted with both the practical and theoretical explanations  rendered by Mrs. Morison and extended to her a most cordial vote of  thanks.  During the business' session it was  agreed to assist the school board by  dispensing tea, cocoa, etc., at the  School Sports Day to be held at Gif-  ford, May 11. Mesdames Gamsby,  Coghlan, Oswald and Miss Bell  were placed on the committee to  carry on this work and were given  power to add to their number. Misa  Bell was appointed librarian , and  will be at the Memorial hall the first  and third Wednesdays of each month  at three o'clock for the distribution  of books'. The Institute agreed to cooperate with the Orange Lodge in  its endeavor to have the B.C.E.R.  bring electric lights north of the Mt.  Lehman road.  Mrs. Forrester, Mrs. H. Taylor  and Mrs. Oswald were hostesses. The  next meeting will be helu in the  home of Mrs. Bell.  The following pupils of the Senior Division of the Mt. Lehman Public School merited first place in  their respective classes: Entrance,  Walter Israel; Sr. V. Annie McLean:  Jr. V., Mauley Bloomfield; IV. John  Dennison; Miss M. Ferguson, principal.  The members of the various C. N.  R. crews who have/been working in  the vicinity of Mt. Lehman for some  months were hosts to a large number of friends at a most enjoyable  dance in the Orange Hall on May 9.  In welcoming the guests Mr. Murphy  on behalf of the railwaymen, spoke  of the genial friendliness and hospitality of the Mt. Lehman people and  of how much he and his fellow workers appreciated these qualities.  The music was in the capable  hands of Miss Taylor, piano; Mr. H.  Taylor, saxophone and Mr. Ted Bret-  elle, drums.  A representative gathering attended the meeting of fruit growers  held on May 7, under the auspices  of the Community Club. Mr. Landry, Mission City; Mr. Fulton, Chil-  liwack; and Mr. Pratt, Abbotsford,  spoke on ways and means of fruit  marketing. Plans for a local organization were discussed and Mrs. O.  Fearn for Mt. Lehman, Mr. John  Dennison for Dennison, and Mr.  Chas. Gardner for Bradner were appointed a committee to obtain more  information on  the matter.  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FDIDAY  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   O.  AUCTIONEER and '-  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Specials  P. 0. Box 94  The Community Club will hold its  regular meeting on May 16. It i6  expected that a military whist drive  will be held at the" close of the business session.  n  fc  SALES TAX COMES  INTO EFFECT AUG.  1  VANCOUVER, May 14.���������Modification of the method of collecting tlie  sales tax is regarded by business' interests in the city as the most important feature of the budget so far  as they are affected.  The new method of collection  does not come into effect till August  1/ according to a telegram received  on Saturday from his' head office in  Toronto by Mr. Hugh Dalton secretary of the B. C. division of the  Canadian Manufacturers' Association  ' Collection of the tax on importation, production or sale, is along the  lines urged' on 'the government aU  the year by manufacturers^ retailers  and jobbers alike, and they are delighted at the announcement that  henceforth (i per cent, will be collected at the source of production.  "It will simplify collection, it will  be easier on everyone, and will be  more' economical than the very irksome method of last year," said one  of the city retailers. "The sales tax  was the bugbear of the retail business, a source of endless and irritating trouble,, and everyone is glad to  be rid of the annoyance of it. If it  is collected at the source of production we have no. complaint, because  it will simply merge as part of the  cost of the commodity,", he added.  1  NOTARY BUBL1C  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Money to Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  gffa&JBgSgiBiB^gBfi^  CASH  GROCERY  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  WE ADVERTISE WHAT WE SELL;    WHAT WE SELL  ADVERTISES US; WE PAY FOR PATRONAGE       '  AND VALUE  Cowan's Instant Cocoa, easily made, a tin  Dutch Cocoa, a lb.   9  30<*  25<*  251  Rhubarb, .6. lbs. for  3&  Grape Fruit, 4 for   , a'~A  Soap Flakes, 2 lbs. for ' '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'���������"' 85  Campbell's Pork and Beans in Tomato Sauce," a'tin       15  FRESH VEGETABLES OE ALL KINDS  abbotsford:s exclusive  grocery store  WE DELIVER THE GOODS FREE OF CHARGE  Phone 55 Phone 55  currences of everyday life.  He was found guilty of the manslaughter of Ernest LioneTLorenz on  February 2 8, at the Victoria Assize  Friday. Thomas Herbert Burton,  who accompanied , him to Redfern  street on the occasion of the slaying  of the young bank clerk, gave evir  dance against his companion; and  pleaded guilty to robbery,-with violence.   A second  indictment   of  mur-  RONALD   SMITH  PUT ON TRIAL  VICTORIA, May 11.���������At noon  yesterday, Ronald Smith, the 17-  year-old Victoria boy charged with  .the murder on February 2 8 of Ernest Lionel Lorenz, a local bank clerk  was placed in the prisoner's box in  the assize court here. His mann'.r  was alert and apparently carefree.  A hint of a smile passed over his  face when he was told to stand  while the charge of murder was read  to him by the clerk of tlie court. He  is a clean-cut appearing lad. In reply  to the charge read by the clerk of  the court he spoke clearly and with  no suggestion of nervousness or hesitancy, "Not guilty."  The most sensational testimony  of the day was given by Thomas  Herbert Burton, whose 15th birthday  was but a few weeks ago, and who  testified to being Smith's companion when Lorenz was shot and killed. He told of events which had occurred leading up to the killing of  the young bank clerk. He spoke of  robberies and plans of robberies  and hold-ups as casually as if he  were telling about the humdrum oc-  der was withdrawn.  Sentences were deferred.  The Blue Bird Group of the Canadian Girls in Training, who have-  been under the leadership of Mrs A  E. Naylor of Hatzic, have been  awarded the pennant of the Westminster and Fraser Valley district  for leading in the recent "Buy a  Star"  Campaign.  PROGRAMME FOR MAY DAY  Children's sports on grounds in the  AFTERNOON PROGRAMME  morning.  and  1 p. m.���������Raising of Union" Jack by Miss Canada  "The Maple    Leaf   Forever,"    by    Band  assembly. ..   ���������  ADDRESSES.  1:30 p. m.���������Parade of Floats and'Autos.  2:30 p. m.���������May Day Concert, and    crowning    of    May  Queen:'  4:30 p. m.���������-Baseball.  5:30  p.  m.���������Football.  CONCERT PROGRAMME, J. J. McPhee, Chairman  1. Selection by Orchestra.  2. Chairman's' Address.  3. Welcome Song, Maids of Honor.  4. Crowning of the May Queen.  5. Maypole Dance���������Juniors.  C.  Fairies Awakening���������Miss McPhee's pupils.  7. Mother Goose Pageant���������Miss Mutrie's pupils.  8. Selection by Orchestra.  0.  Sunbonnet   Drill���������Miss  Archibald's   pupils.  10. Indian Song���������Miss Evan's pupils.  11. Dialogue  (Miller and Sweep)���������Senior Boys.  12. The Sleeping Beauty���������Miss Mutrie's pupils.  13. Everybody Calls Me Honey���������Miss McPhee's class.  14. Selection by Orchestra.  15. Parade of Wooden Soldiers���������Miss Archibald's pupils  16. Drill���������Senior Girls.  17. Keys of Heaven���������Miss" Evan's pupils.  18. Wax Works���������-Miss Gilley's pupils. ,   ,  19. Dialogue-���������Senior pupils.  20. Swedish Folk Dance���������Miss Gilley's pupils'.  21. Selection by Orchestra and God Save the King.  Grand May Day Ball, J) p. m. to 2 a. in. Theatre Hall.    |  Westland's Five Piece Orchestra.  Iks!  N!  '*  T?"


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