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 \i\  fcfrf  W  ft  I'M  V'  V,  which is incorporated  "The Huntingdon Star"  zasc  V.Wf"Ml������M.Vt7r  Vol. XXVI., No.  3.  Abbotsford, B. C, [tyiday, May 25, .1923.  $1.00 Per Annum.  : -'. i ..I.j.,.m._i ,   TTBT.  jl .'. .j LittJUijejMm'MiaiaB  We wish to announce (hat "our Moat Department  management of Mr. Vannick,    of Mat Burns ������<t Co..  is    under  a system  Our slock  WO  WHOM   IT MAY  CONCH3RN:  known throughout the dominion an most practical. Our slock will  bo selected personally weekly from the Hums' Abbatoir of Vancouver.  A complete sot'of refrigeration will keep our slock cool and  fresh and (ho prices will moot the approval of our citizens.  (iivc.ns a call; a Utile Ia(ei" you will call again, and <cll your  friends !>on<  !(,. ���������"       .      ,,  i    , .,  R. DesMAZES   AimOTMKOItl) AND  WHATCOM  KOAI>  Phono   16     ��������� - . Farmers 1912  circulate  with thc  wish   to  the resi-  Schools Combine for  Field Sports Day  The Field Day of thc schools of  Matsqui Municipality celebrated  on Friday was an unqualified success'. The weather was ideal for  such an outing, and a very, large  crowd attended. r  The programme of the .day opened by the singing of "0 Canada" by  ,the' massed assembly. A short address was then given- on Patriotism  by Mr. Owen, of Mt. Lehman, cnair-  man of the.school board. The Union  Jack was then raised and saluted by  the school children    and the singing  31 AY I)AY CKLMKRATOIN "  IS LARGELY ATTEJSDK1)  King'  concluded  of a tasty  Women's  and Mats-  indulged  of' "God Save the  the- opening ceremonies.  After all had partaken  luncheon, served by the  Institutes of Mt. Lehman  qui, general" sports were  in and much enjoyed by the children'  and the onlookers. The programme  of sports was entered into by all the  schools of Matsqui Municipality,  who comnete for the honor of holding the shield given to the school  winning the greatest number of  , points, on a percentage bases, according to enrollment of each school  The contest was very keen, and tho^-  taking part'from the various schools  were backed by the pupils from their  respective . school, -who encouraged  the competitors with the yell of their  own home school.  A special car was run from Erad-  ner to Gifford. In some parts' the  children were conveyed by private  cars and in other instances trucks  were hired by the school board.  The reeve, trustees and councillors' and teachers were all present  and took an active part- in .providing enjoyment for the chldren.  The Abbotsford brass band was in  attendance and enlivened the day  with  music.  The following is a list of events  with the names' of winners and their  schools. There were three classes���������  A���������6-8 .years inclusive: B���������9-12  years inclusive; C���������13-16 years in^  elusive.  1. A. Straight race, boys���������Jack  Cooper (Clayburn): Henry Freder-  ickson fMatsqui); Freddy Munday  (Ridgedale).  2. A. Straight race, girls���������Agnes  Olund (Gle'nmore); Goldine Soren-  son (Matsqui); Geraldine Adams  (Ridgedale).  3. B. Straight race, boys'���������Arthur  Aspiral (Bradner); , Edwin- Diffner  (Matsqui); Fred McDonald (Mt.  Lehman.  4. B. Straight race, girls���������Ethel  Lidstorm (Matsqui); Gwenny Fowles.  (Mt. Lehman); Elsie Savard (Ridgedale).  5. C. Straight Race, boys���������Willie,  Brookes (Matsqui);- Walter Tsrael  (Mt. Lehman); Oscor Pillor (Denni-  son).  6. C. Straight race, girls���������Mar-  jorie Overstall (Matsqui): Edna, Ambrose (Poplar); Delia Reef "(Bradner).  7. A. Sack race, boys���������-Alimvt.  Smith (Poplar); Herbert Smith  (Ridgedale); Hubert Farber (Mt.  Lehman).  8. A. Sack race, girls���������Agues' Olund (Glenmore): Geraldine Adams  (Ridgedale); Bertha Cato (Aberdeen). -. ' ������  9. B. Sack race. boys���������Charlie  Stevenson (Dunach); David Patterson (Glenmore); George Mutch  Matsqui.  (Continued  on Last Page)  The ninth annual May Day festival  celebrated   in   Abbotsford   yesterday  was as great a    success as in former  years.  Tho programme of the day began  with-a fine line up of. races and  sports, under the direction . of Rev.  A. Priest, J. A. McGowan and C.  Roberts. Young folk of tlie entire  district took an active and interested part in these sports'.  At one o'clock the-Union Jack was  raised on the school grounds / by  Miss Canada, and led by the band,  the singing of the "Maple. Leaf" followed. ���������  Addresses wore' then given, " after  w'liicIr'tlve-'-paTade of Queenls '" cox-.  riages, and decorated autos' wended  its way through the main streets of  the town to the theatre. Boys of the  Beaver Trail Rangers Club, and girls  of the C. G. I. T. Club took part in  the parade as body guard to the  Queens.  The goddess of Liberty, Miss Mildred I-Iibner, from Sumas, Wash,  was an outstanding . feature of the  parade, .attending in a special carriage, and occuping a seat on the  stage with Miss .Canada.  The crowning of the May Queen,  Miss Evelyn Brown, by the retiring  Queen, Miss Freda Nelson, was he  chief attraction on the afternoon con  cert programme. In formally abdicating the throne, Queen Freda addressed the Queen elect and subjects as  follows:  Speech of Retinnj.',' Queen of May.  Greetings to .the citizens of the  Realm of-the May Queen. You arc  gathered here .today in accordance  with our regular custom, to witness  the coronation of your Queen of  May for the coming year.  I am pleased to see present today  so many from the surrounding committees, and bid then welcome in our  midst. My reign has been one of  peace and prosperity, during which  many kindly favors have been shown  me, which shall be treasured in my  memory.  The past year has seen many improvements in the district over which  I have reigned as May Queen; chief  among these has been the wonderful  and beneficial Sumas'Dyking project,  which is now. nearing completion.  As your retiring May Queen, I  take this opportunity of expressing  my thanks to,you all for the Loyal  support accorded me during my  vfiisjn, and trust that this loyalty  will remain during the years which  follow.  My chosen successor, T now take  pleasure in formally abdicating, by  placing on your head the emblem of  your' high-office.. Queen Evelyn, in  all sincerity and love I wish you a  bright and happy-reign, and commend to your generous consideration  the welfare of this people.  Speeeh <if May Queen TCIect  Queen Evelyn responded in the following kindly words.  Royal Sister. I thank you for your  gracious and affectionate words, and  for the confidence and hope they inspire for the continued welfare of  ray subjects through the coming  year, when I shall reign as Queen of  Mpv. T tr.nnk all those who through  their kindly efforts' achieved the d'g-  nitv of this position for me.  I acknowledge with joy the homage of my subjects and feel assured  the fealty and love of you all.  (Continued on  Last Page)  Having my name used, in  ed letters in .connection  -printing for May Day, I'  make an .explanation, to  dents of Abbotsford, who have shown  me every courtesy and respect during  the past ten years, in .which I have  been engaged as ��������� . correspondent for  newspapers.  At tho request- of the May Day  committee (of which I .have been a  member for nine years); I asked Mr.  Keller for prices on thc printing for  May Day. Mr. Heller did not give a  slated price but said lie would do  the printing at the same price as Mr.  Bates and. give a cash donation.  I gave his statement as I understood it to the committee and did  not.in any way solicit .the work :'6'r  Mr. Bates; . but in view of the fact  that Mr...Bates has given the committee satisfaction and shown 'every  courtesy in former years, when there  was no other printer here, they decided on giving the printing to him  again this year.  When interviewed on the matter  recently, .Mr. Heller said that when  1 asked him for a price" on the May  Day printing, that he' did not give  me' a stated price as- he thought Mr.  Bates was around the corner waiting,  for these prices. I wish to contradict this, as I asked .- for printing  prices in all sincerity- for the May  Day committee.'  ��������� Mr. Heller also stated, when interviewed,, that he offered to do the May  Day printing at the-" same price  as  ^liV-Bate^.j/aiid./^jv^-a^ca'sl^ "donation  (of equal value).'    f do hot' reVnem-'  ber  Mr. Heller using the last three  words,-nor do I yet understand their  meaning.: In conversation'with three  others of the Ma3r    Day    committee,  Mr.-Heller-stated  that he would do  the   May Day printing  at the.same  Vate^ as Mr.  Bates, and  give'a'cash  donation.  Mr. Heller also admitted when  interviewed, that the name programme had never been mentioned  between he and I, and yet in the  letters which he circulated in Abbotsford he states that lie offered o  donate these programmes to the May  Day   committee.  Had Mr. Holler been ready to give  a stated price on 'the printing the  programmes would have been mentioned along with the.other articles.  In a recent issue of the News, it  is stated that our local printer d;d  not have a clear idea of what was  wanted in printing, yet the same  article states that he_ was willing to  make a donation of something of  which he had no idea of the value.  Having been misrepresented by.  these letters circulated, I thank the  residents and merchants of Abbotsford for the co-operation so kindly  shown me in the past, and ask that  this be continued under the circumstances.  I want it to be distinctly understood that I wish Mr. Heller, every  success as a new comer "to Abbotsford, and do not wish in any way to  harm his business. I  right my name in the  public.  Yours very  MRS.  CLAYBURN  Clayburn Baseball team will play  the game against the Cloverdale  team in Cloverdale today, commencing at C p. m. A return game will  be played between Cloverdale and  Clayburn in Clayburn on May 3 0th,  commencing at the same hour.  The official opening of the ^Clayburn Tennis courts was marked by  a tennis tournament held last Saturday, in which eight doubles .entered, Miss Ball and Mr. Keith were  the winners of the day.  rcMrniK day at  MAY' DAY NOTRS  WHATCOM ROAD  At the sports day held by the  Sumas W. I. at the . municipal huh,  Whatcom Road, yesterday, Rev. A.  H. Priest gave a short address -in  the meaning of Empire Day,' which  was much- appreciated and enjoyed.  The songs of the school children  were excellent as was also the .attendance. ' Miss Peebles . of Ncw  Westminster favored the holiday  makers with several selections. in  Ihe evening'a dance was' given in the  hall, and it also 'was a success.  At the home of the May Queen,  Mr. and Mrs. ll.s Brown, the guests  for May Day included Mr. and Mrs.  Robt. Harvey, Mrs. R. Brown ' and  Piaster Edwin Brown of Bellingham;  and Mr. R. Brown of Vancouver;  also Mr. and Mrs'. C. Harvey of Cloverdale.  children"of the "district "to enjoy May  Day eacli  year.  As far as the printing of the  programmes is concerned and the  advertisements on them, we must  say he has done a noble work (?)  in a seeming saving of .$2.00 to -the  merchants at the great personal  risk to himself probably of a heavy  fine for breaking the postal regulations'. But then there are always  those who rush in where angels fear  to tread.  For the luvva    Mike,    use discre-'  tion!  Addresses were given at the raising of thc flag, by" Mr. F. J. R.  Whitchelo, who welcomed the gathering; Mr. D. Hip well, of New Westminster, who' spoke on the orphanage work, and Rev. Mr. Richardson  of Sumas, Wash., who remarked on  the good fellowship existing betw.eea  the United , States and Canada, and  that it was a pleasure for the Goddess of Liberty to be present on our  Empire'Day and take part in the  crowning .ceremonies of our May  Queen. The retiring May Queen,  Miss Freda Nelson, was escorted by  Rev. W. Robertson; the Queen-elect,  ) Miss Evelyn Brown, by Mr. F. J. R.  Whitlicelo; Miss Canada, by Mr. J.  J. McPhee and the Goddess of Liberty by Rev. Mr. Richardson of  Sumas.  A very nice parade followed the  flag ' raising ceremony. Messrs.  Moore, Bates and- Powell acted as  judges' of the decorated autos and  floats, the prizes being won by Mr.  George Harris of Sumas (the car in  which the Goddess of Liberty rode),  .and"Mrs. Harper Nixon of Vancou^  ver (the retiring May Queen's carriage).  During the day music was rendered on the grounds' by the Abbotsford brass band.  The dance in the evening was well  attended, and very much enjoyed.  The May Day ball games were attended by a large crowd of enthusiastic fans.  The baseball game, between the  World team of Vancouver and the  Abbotsford boys', was an easy win  for'tlie World-, -the -score being 9-S,  The  Columbian     ' University' '   of-  New Westminster played against ihe  Abbotsford football     team and    lost  with a score of 8-1.  Mrs. W.' Robertson and her daughter, Mrs Frazer, were Vancouver visitors this week.  Services will be held ha St. Matthew's Anglican Church at Abbotsfcard  every Sunday' night at 7:#������. Rbt. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  only wish  i eyes   of  to  the  sincerely,  A. TAYLOR.  The Post publishes tiie statement  of Mrs. Taylor, a member of the May  Day committee, and representative  of the Post. Last week Mr. Holler  in his paper sought to square himself, but which statement in his explanation did he mean?  Last week Mrs. Taylor wished to  have a statement published but we  prevailed upon her not to publiab  anything in 'connection, with tlie affair but since Mr. Lleller has, apparently, at his first opportunity, ueed  his * own paper to fight a pergonal  matter, "which his readers care but  little'about, it is only right that Mrs.  Taylor should tell her side of the  story.  Now that both parties have had  the opportunity, we leave it to the  public to decide whether Mr. Heller  in dealing with a lady has acted the  gentlemen or not; t and also as to  whether he has really practised the  true community spirit in dealing  with a representative of the local  branch of the True Blues, that has  for years made it possible for      the  Our purchases are direct from the manufacturer-  Jobbers' profits are eliminated.  Bungalow Aprons, good heavy quality prints, large  range of patterns, to clear at 95<?  Ladies' Corsets���������a special purchase, D. & A. Corsets,  special .-$1.25  House Dresses, all sizes  $1.98  Men's Suits, 10 only,   sizes 36 to 40,   all   wool   dark  tweed at $17.50  Odd Coats, in wool tweed, all sizes, to clear at $7.95  Boys' Boots, solid leather, Williams'' make, sizes 1 to  hy<> to clear at    $3.95  CROCKERY   SPECIAL���������Fine    China���������hand-painted  cups and saucers, 12 patterns at per dozen $3.50  GROCERY PRICES���������THESE ARE NOT SPECIALS���������  Jelly Powder, a package  10$  Corn and Laundry Starch,  . .;.................... 11$  B. 0. P. Tea, high quality, a lb  55$  Special Fresh Ground Coffee, a lb. 55$  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  i it  11  ' M  i!  i n  r I  > H  w  f  ���������' IS pAC-n: two  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  i (m "nJ"  rTiii i  THE ABB0TSF0R3 POST  Published  iivery Friday  J. A; BATES. Editor and Proprietor  MtSMlt   <*��������������� WlvtWt #<-V������������  '     AT JA&E'Kit VAlili  hOiKlV  Open this xc>us:Ki    Jiino     1st to ri'^-.- '  ��������� te:nboi' X(Uh.     Mimy    m^rvatU j.*'.   '*Baa'  Dwutc. Ai:>e'rta rmi 17. C tv-s* Associations meet (here in June.  waacamvM  ��������� ><;'i������:.i.'!i^;:-.i",iy  ���������M&&  ���������"-i'il"i"i  Fill DAY,  ;.1AY  Him iiiiii i'i       ���������"        " '���������  i o 2 :i  ��������� This week we read of ano'her firm  back in the "cent belt" rccogui/.iim  that Vancouver is the proper port for  the grain of the prairies. Soon the  public schools of the east will be  teaching that Vancouver has been  discovered and that the development  of British Columbia which has lain  dormant for so many years is proceeding with immense strides. Something else "besides a sea of moan1  tains" in that province has been discovered���������that there are immense  valleys in that province, fertile,, and  with a climate that is second to  none in the whole dominion.  Tho visit of Premier Oliver and  the many speeches he has made in  the east is'surely bearing fruit. One  only regret can bo that he has left  this matter so long. Why was it that  back ten or twelve years ago he did  not when in  the east tell about the  ���������ipron or her sleeves and each talk?  an.d talks. Beginning with th'?. never-disputed fact that woman's work-  is never done, to say nothing about  when it commences, the back fence  philosophy ranges widely, . settling  many intimate problems that vex  mankind and discussing the more  difficult problems of women's' welfare. The experienced housekeeper tells the newly-wed how to manage, her husband: "It's best not to  tell him everything���������what he  doesn't know won't hurt him." The  bride says her husband doesn't like  biscuits. Well, if she makes good  biscuits there is no reason- why he  should net like them in time. Grocers, milkmen and wash-women aro  more difficult problems to settle  than husbands, and they require  hours' of comparison and discussion  ugain.    No,    women are not. shiver-  port of Vancouver?      We remember ig on either side of thc    fence ovei  -back nine or ten years'ago when tho , solicitude for the political future ot  McBrlde government was in power  that prominent Liberals of this province, while back east, instead of  boosting B. C, tried to give this province a knock financially, by telling  the. people' how nearly broke the  government was,, and what poor government' we lmd. We have always  thought it very unpatriotic indeed.  Now though it is different, and it is  hoped that'all future eastern trips  will carry the boosting badge instead  of that cry' that'B. C. is not what it  ehould  be.  Of course there can be no question but that an open port all the  year round would carry away the  grain of the prairie provinces much  faster than through a port that was  frozen for six .months of the year.  There may be difficulties in the way  but/through time'these will be overcome.' Anything that will make Vancouver grow and prosper will help  the'Fraser Valley. ��������� The fruit industry and Other branches of the farming operations of the Fraser Valley  will benefit thereby, and instead of  having to send all; or nearly all our  berries to the prairies', we will have  a larger market at the coast: It  will be a real boon to the man on  the soil if Vancouver were suddenly  to have-its population increased to  something like three or four hundred  thousand.  our city' or whether Germany will  eventually pay thc reparations to  France. They are taking care of  the real questions of life���������domestic  politics arid the eternal Avar againni  the high cost of living. God bless  'em.���������Trail  News.  ROOT  VEGETABLES  ACT  Grades of Potatoes and    Onions and  General   Provisions.  THE HIGHWAY SYSTEM  - OF   SASKATCHEWAN  The Government of Saskatchewan  has a road policy founded upon certain underlying principles. These  of labor; and the shortness of the  working season.  There have been difficulties in  selecting the right type, because  i.ew road engineers are familiar- wi h  working in a clay country,  are; the location, based upon the  greatest good to the greatest number; the natural conditions which  obtain in the district, such as the  topography and presence of road material; the need of'foreseeing future  development, and planning to meet  it; the type of-road that should be  ch'esen; the-construction, and lastly*, the preservation of the road.  Briefly, the main points are: location; selection of type; proper construction, and preservation.  ;,The difficulties of a road programme in' Saskatchewan are seer.  from its great area, and small population, between 600,000 and 700,-  000, less than two people to the  square mile; yet with 210,000 miles  of roadway.  ' Another difficulty is that the  roads Avere laid out in straight lines,  through swamps, bluffs, holes, alkali land, with1 no idea of their being useful,  OVER THE  BACK  FENCE  We have often wondered why  women stand talking in. tlieir back  yards, each hand thrust up the  other sleeve when they know the  water in'the dishpan is getting cold  and the milk ought to be put away.  There isn't any reason. It seems  foolish, and it is foolish, but they do  it just the same, and the men  would do it if they were women. Man  would say that if he were going to  Btay out in the cold he would put on  his hat and coat. Woman would,  too, if she went through the performance with malice aforethought.  But the. woman Is always going into  the house the very next minute. Shb  doesn't, however, even though she  believes she will, and come to think  of it, a talk over the back fence  would never happen if she deliberately planned it and wrapped herself  up to keep warm during the performance. A woman never does it deliberately. She just stops as she  carries out the potato peelings, or  hangs up the stockings. First, she  calls, long distance, to her neighbor,  who is sweeping her back steps.  Then each moves a little closer until only the fence is between them.  Eacli insists that she is very busy  and-niust go in immediately, and  one tries to wrap    herself    In    her  ;'. In .response to several enquiries  regarding thc Root Vegetable Ace  ,'and its requirements, the following  particulars are given: The Act is administered by the Fruit Branch of  the Dominion Department of Agriculture. It specifies, first, the. grades'  adopted for potatoes and onions,  the manner of their packing, and  the marking of containers. It then  provides for the sale of potatoes,  onions, artichokes, beets, parsnips',  and turnips by weight (except when  the top leaves are' attached or potatoes are sold by the barrel) and defines the duties of inspectors, the  penalties for violations' of the Act.  The Act does not apply to new potatoes shipped between June 1 and  September' 30, inclusive, to seed potatoes, to green onions, and to potatoes or onions for export.  The grades adopted for potatoes  offered for sale in Canada are:  Canada A quality-���������Sound, reasonably mature potatoes of similiar  varietal characteristics, which are  practically free from dirt or other  foreign matter, frost injury, sunburn  abnormal growth, growth cracks,  cuts, scab, blight, soft rot, dry .rot,  or damage caused by disease, insects,  or mechanical or other means. The  diameter of the potatoes of the  round varieties must not be less  than one and seven-eights inches and  of tho long.varieties one and three  fourths inches.  Canada It quality���������Reasonably  mature potatoes of similiar varietal,  cmracteristics, which are practically  free from dirt or other foreign matter, frost injury, and soft rot, and  which are free from-serious damage  caused by ' sunburn, cuts, scab,  blight, dry rot, or other disease, insects, or mechanical or other means.  The diameter must not be less than  one and one-half inches.  To allow for variations incident to  grading and handling in each of  the above two grades, five per cent  by weight of any lot may be under  the prescribed size, and in addition,  six per cent, by weight of any such  lot may be below the remaining requirements of the grade, providing  that not more than two per cent, by  weight of the entire lot have flesh  uninjured by soft rot.  Canada C, ungraded quality, includes only potatoes of one and one-  half inches or more in diameter.  Four"grades of onions are created  by' the Act, as follows:  Fancy quality-���������Sound well-cured  onions' of similiar varietal characteristics not less than three inches in  diameter.  Choice quality���������Sound, well-cured  onions' of similiar varietal characteristics not less than two inches in  diameter.  Standard quality���������Sound, well-  cured onions of similiar varietal  characteristics, not less than one  quarter inches in diameter.  Boilers���������These include only sound  well-cured onions of similiar varietal characteristics that may be below  one and one quarter inches in diameter.  All the foregoing three grades  must be free from doubles and scullions, not sprouted, nor peeled, nor  with rooth growth, and .without  damage caused by disease, insects,  mechanical or other means.  In order to allow for variations incident to grading and handling, three  per cent, by weight of any .lot of  "Boilers" may be under the requirements of the'grade. The Act is obtainable from the Publications  Branch of the Department at Ottawa.  ���������Dominion Department of Agriculture.  Jnspor F;.,rlv u.'odgo, the hostelry  which (lie Canadian National railways lias ereatod i;i an Alpine sctliri!.'  ;u the heart of Jasper Naiicnal Park,  will be open for the reception .of  guests this season June 1st to September- '30 th. Many reservations  have been made at this early date,  among which are the Alberta and  British Columbia Press Associations,  which will hold their ] 923 joint convention at the Lodge June 7th, Stli  and  9th.  Last year the Canadian National  Railways inaugurated a series of  Lodges, three miles from Jasper Station, which proved so popular to visitors to Jasper National Park that increased accommodation for 1923 bo-  came imperative. Tlie enlarged capacity provides for 250 guests and includes a Main Lodge, containing' a  large lounge, dining-room and ball  room, billard room,' barber shop,  shower baths, ten bedrooms, all connected with private bath, and all  modern conveniences. A wide verandah encircles' the lounge and dining-  room, commanding a panoramic view  of Lac Beauvert arid its magnificicnt  Alpine surroundings; eighteen four-  room lodges, containing two rooms  with two single beds each, two rooms  witli double' bed each, sitting room  and bath room; three two-suite  lodges; each suite comprising bed-  sifting room, dressing room, bathroom and sleeping porch; two,  twelve-room buildings containing  twelve single rooms with one single  bed each; bathrooms and toilet accommodation. All the lodges'are of  log- construction with verandahs,  rustic and harmonious, fittingly furnished - and electric lighted ami  steam heated, each bedroom being  supplied with running hot and cold  water.  Jasper, the station at which tourists detrain, is charmingly situated  on a plateau at the base of Pyramid  Mountain and' close to where the  Mie������te River forms its Junction with  the Athabasca. As a convenient  centre from which tourists may embark upon motor, horseback or hiking trips to various points of interest  within or beyond the confines of Jasper National Park, the Lodge occupies an idea situation. The Park's  niain artery���������an excellent motor  road���������lies at the very door of the  Lodge, where motors', sure-footed  packhorses and experienced guides  are always at hand or distant. Outfits  and guides are also here procurable  for those desiring to embark on big  game hunting ventures beyond the  confines of the Park. Riding is' the  most popular pastime, while for those  who enjoy boating and canoeing, facilities for indulging in either pastime on ,Lac Beauvert are provided.'  A golf course is under construction,  and it is expected will be playable  during part of season. Tennis courts  will also be available for use of  guests.  Guests will have the advantage of  Canadian National Telegraph and  Express facilities' and daily mail service'.  A resident photogrpher will be attached to the staff and a curio shop  with news-stand is also included. An.  orchestra will be provided for dancing. Picnic parties can arrange for  basket lunches'.  For convenience of tourists from  United States, a Canada Customs Of-  'ficer will be stationed at Jasper during the season to facilitate the clearance of tourists' baggage, etc., from  United States' points.  r~* -.n������ir.iiinw  <a  COMMERCIAL    TRAVELLERS WILL FIND  LONG DISTANCE TELElPHONE SERVICE A  TIME AND EXPENSE SA VER  t  Travelling men can save themselves and their firms  endless time and travelling expense by regular use of our  j'xmg Distance facilities.  Within a few minutes, direct personal conversation  can be 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  to country travelling.  In addition to these factors it will be found cheaper to  telephone than travel.  British Columbia Telephoned ompany  i  'Mmm&fmsiWSBwmmsiBasBi  oncernin  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.  it just anywhere.  You cannot buy  The cost of printing depends upon something  more than the profit which the printer puts upon  it.  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the'best-printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate firoin us.  t.  exhibition. Every part of the Brit-  isih Empire will be represented at  this great exhibition.  A  FUNNY  PROPOSITION  CANADA  WILL HAVE  OWN FAIR BUILDING  OTTAWA, May, 21. ��������� All the  plans for Canada's exhibition to be  held in London from April 2 to October  1 next year,    are    practically  completed. The Canadian Government, it is announced, will erect its  own building on a commanding site  in Wembley Park. Work on the  erection of the building is to begin  this' summer, and will be completed  before the exhibition is opened to  the public on April 20, 1924.  The building will be 415 feet long  and 300 feet wide and in it, through  the medium of displays and exhibits,  visitors will have an opportunity of  learning something of the extensive  resources of Canada, the products  of the soil and the wide range of  manufactured articles.  The resources and products of  each of the nine provinces and the  two territories will be displayed.  The Canadian exhibit is' to be financed, controlled and directed by the  federal government, at an estimated  cost of $1,000,000.  On the same site as the Canadian  Government building will be two  additional separate buldings to be  built by the Canadian Pacific Railways, each with a floor space of approximately ten thousand feet.  Plans for all three buildings have  been approved by the Dominion Government and the official, architects  for the exhibition. When completed  these buildings, will be so located  as to be readily seen from all parts  of the grounds, set apart    for    the  A man comes into this world without his consent and' leaves it against  his will. During his stay on earth  his time is spent in one continuous'  round of Contraries and Misunderstandings. In his infancy he is an  "angel;" In his boyhood he is a  "devil;" in his manhood he is every  thing from a lizard up; in his' duties  lie is a "damn fool." If he raises a  family he is a chump; if he raises a  check he is a "thief"���������and then the  law raises h-������������������ with him; if he is a  poor man, he is a poor manager and  has no sense;, if he is rich he is dishonest, but is considered smart; if  he is in politics he is a "grafter and  crook;" if he is out of politics you  can't place him, as he is an undesirable citizen; if he goes to church he  is a "hypocrite," if he stays away  from church he is a sinner;" if he  donates for foreign missions "he  does it for show;" if he doesn't he  is "stingy and a tightwad." When  he comes into the world everybody  wants to kiss him; if he dies youn6  there was a great future before him;  if he lives to a ripe old age, he is in I  the w'av���������only living to save funeral j  expenses. ,       '  So  life    is a    funny    proposition  after all. What do you say about it?  Alex.- S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public"  OFFICE  J. A. Gatherwood Building  Pbone 8601 P. O. Box 69  MISSION GITY, B. C.  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  FUSION   OF   OLD   PARTIES  PORT. ARTHUR, Ont., May 19.���������  A fusion of Liberal and Conservative forces was elected last night  when the executive committees of  the two parties agreed to support Dr.  Herman Bryan, physician, against  possible Labor and Farmer candidates in the coming Ontario election.  Wm,   Atkinson  General Auctioneer and 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 Chilliwaclc, B. C'  to  i������wwBwmm������uaMaew������wa������^ %fl  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  V!  J'-'  iii  vt  *ra**%v*<.r ���������Kn^gsi.i^t. AM'.vwiurTMu^aja  I  41  V'      V *    V t!  11'  A;, I"'. .  GOSL3  NG  V.liittN YOU  WANT  House  and  Sip  n Pain ling  Genera!  House Repairs  Phone 3-IX -       '   p  ABJSOTBKpEU),  H  0.  G.  Cox 31  The baseball between The Work:  Team, Vancouver, ;��������� ���������'��������� d -<ho Abbott:-  ford team became intensely intore������i-  ing at times. Thc home te.uu, d:c:  themselves credit.  A.E. HUMPHREY  B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engi.iecr  Aoom   0   Hurt   lllock,   ChilliwucU  Box    <&%ZS CIIILUWAGK  TM������'>imiaMi4  tm^lVMUIt^^*1  mCJUHIIK*"  GIF FORD  Mr.   and   Mrs.  , 'llu-  Olseu,  I'Ocklund  ' of    Seattle.  *>  .^  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN    EVERY   KDIDAV  ABIiOTSl'OKD,   I J.   C.  Umpire   HmpIi.-KiV     tit   his   Decisions  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sates Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEEJ>  LIVE STOCK a Specials  P. 0. Box 9.4  REES STORING HONEY  EARLY AND   BUSILY  gur.sJ.43  of  recently.  Miss Julia  V*7:'.:-.-).. fipont a couple of days willi  her pariji'.l:; here.  'Mr.'and Mrs Harry Shogren v.c-  comnanird v. ii.h Mr. and Mm. H.  Bowles, S>\. motoi,ed---to P.c'.linghar.i  rcce?ifly. Mr. Harry Fowles', Jr.,  took care of the store while Mr.  Fowles was away.  Mrs. R. Brown and Miss Franklin  went to Sumas on  Wednesday.  Miss Mabel Maleen spent Sunday  with  Miss Martha Weslin in  Gilford.  Mr, R. Gardener has left Gifford  for the summer season and is going  to work on n boat.  Miss Lena Kuban spent a week in  Aldergrove with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. G. Kuban.  Mr. Oscar -Ellington of ��������� tin's  fi'icf is now delivering meat and  II. Fowles, Jr. has resigned on  count of Mr.  ISllingson starting.  Mr. Bill Hamilton of Hammond  spoil!  the week-end U\ Oif ford.  Tho Government has started the  pumps to drain day and night. Mr.  Berard   Hamilton   is in charge.  Mrs. Auatrom spent Wednesday in  Vancouver.  Finving is spending scv-  Vancouvcr   'and     Now  Mr. Motherwell  ' Boosts B. C.  dis-  Mr.  ac-  Mra. I. T.  oral days in  Wosminster.  Mr. James  vor is spending  farm   here.  rom the Motel Vaneou-  several- days' at    his  MT. LEHMAN  BRADNER, May 12.���������Tho sun  decided to favor (.lie ' bee folk at  Bradner- on Wednesday and allowed  the . field-day demonstration to. proceed without.a shower. ' The hive  work and bee.practise shown by A.  W. Finlay, Assistant Provincial  apiarist, was most informative and  helpful, and was' particularly .appreciated by members of' the Whatcom  County Beekeepers . Association, who  had  motored  over.  With Mrs. Baker as chief hostess  the Bradner ladies provided an excellent spread of refreshments for  lunch and supper.  ' Mr. Baker's bees were well behaved and stung no one but himself, and  the fifty visitors were enthusiastic  in their appreciation of the-instruction and enjoyment received.  The sunny spring lias given the  bees wonderful opportunities' ������:>'���������  honey .gathering and in no year of  beekeeping history has so much  honey been stored so early in the  season, some beekeepers reported  three stories of surplus already.  This' is as much as is taken altogether in normal years, so great things  are expected when the clover an I  fireweed appear.  Little disease is to be found in  the Valley now. By feeding with  sugar syrup Mr. W. H. Lewis 'is obtaining 100 per cent, cures in cases  of. European foiil breed, and with  new "package" bees' and constant  requeening the bee losses of former  years can be easily avoided.  Abbotsford always  somehow.  found the    base  ������C^  <t7?jz*    _  Sometimes ball  not wanted.  hit    where    it    was  B.C. Auto Club  Road Information  NELSON  With a nice little jag of 11.290  tons of ore for the lastnine days.of  April, the Trail smelter has accepted, all told, 153,334 tons of ore and  concentrates to date this year for  treatment. This is just a shade ahead  of last year, when, for the first four  months, the smelter received 15 0,-  ������93 tons of ore and concentrates.  Celery King is the thing  to stimulate the liver, cleanso the  bowels, purify the blood, banish  headaches and make you feel the  . icy of better health and strength.  Nature's own laxative and tonic  roots and herbs in Celery King.  30o and 60c packages.  Are You Coughing  Why not relieve it this very day ?  A few drops of Shiloh banishes that  tickling in the throat that maddens  you. A few doses heal up the sore  and'inflamed tissues in the throat  and really banish that cough. 30c,  60c and $1.20.    All druggists. ,  VANCOUVER ISLAND  Sidney  Sidney    Garage ..���������    Beacon      Ave.  Phone-57.  Towing service and information bureau.  Duncan  Duncan      Garage      Ltd.. ��������� Duncan  Phone 52. Tires, all sizes. Repairs,  batteries,      vulcanizing,      storage,  cars   for   hire.     Fire  proof   building.  Official  towing and  informa-  ion bureau.  Cecil Cafe���������Duncan (Opposite Opera  House).  Phone  12 6.     Cleanliness,  quality, comfort. Open 6 p. m.  to  11  a. m.  Ladyamith  .T.   Tv.  Stuart's     Garage���������Lady smith.  Phone 12 7-or 92R.    Complete machine shop.     Official towing    ana  and information bureau.  DISTRICT NO 4.  Nanaimo  Nanaimo     Motors,     Ltd.���������Nanaimo.  Phone 496. Towing station.  E. Miles���������Corner Church and  Commercial. Phone 770. Club  headquarters and information bureau.  A.    Irving���������Commercial.    Phone  510.     Gas,   oil,  accessories,  information bureau.  Cafe     "Tlie     Hazehvood1'���������Bastion.  Phone 255. Ladies' restroom, special     combination     lunches,     soda  fountain,  road  information.       Association representative.  Parksville  Rushton's    Garage,    "The    Hub"���������  Parksville.    Phone     2 0.     Official  towing and information bureau.  Rod    and    Gun    Hotel���������Parksville.  ���������Phone Parksville 7. Official office  and information bureau.  Courtenay  Corfield    Motors,     Ltd.���������Union  Bay  Road. Phone. 46.    Official towing  service and   information  bureau.  William    Booth & Sons���������Courtenay.  Confectionary.    Ladies' rest room,  etc.  Comox  Elk Hotel���������Comox.  Phone 8SM.  Official hotel and    information  bureau, golf course and tourist headquarters.  A.  J.  At Kamloops on Friday, May 1.1,  a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. D. R.  Nicholson.  Mr. and Mrs'.. Williams, Vancouver, were the ' week-end guests in  the home of Mr. and'Mrs. Nicholson.  While practising for the School  Sports, Betty Fowles had the misfortune to fall on her wrist, causing  a very bad sprain. She will not be  able to attend school for some days.  Twin boys arrived in the -home of  Mr. and. Mrs. Jas. McDonald, Dun-  ach, on Sunday, May 13. ���������'  "Mothers' Day" was observed in'  tho Presbyterian Church . at the  morning service on May 13. Fully. 80  per cent, of the pupils enrolled in the  ���������S. S. as well as many in the Cradle,  Roll were present. A programme'.as  arranged by the s! S. committee was  carried out- in each particular class.  Appropriate literary- numbers wore  given by Mrs. Gamsby, Miss Anna  Ohmd, and Master Malcolm McKinnon. The senior girls led the singing  and rendered "My Mother", during  the offertory.  The- floral decorations were in  keeping with the day, a profusion of  flowers���������dog-wood; narcissus ��������� and  lilac���������lending its beauty and fragrance to the edifice.  At the regular meeting of the  Community Club, held on May 16,  it was decided to give their play on  Friday, June 1. A three-act comedy entitled "A Family Affair" will  be presented under the able .direction of Miss M. B. Carr. Arrangements were also made to hold military whist at the close of each business meeting. On the the 16th there  were six tables . the winner being  "Japan" while "Canada" presented  the lowest score.  Mr. Wm. G. Morison, Mr. and Mrs.  Barnes and Master Eric left on a  motor trip to California. Mr. Morison expects' to be away a month but  Mr. Barnes may make his home in  the South.  The fame of Mt. Lehman's wonderful turkey hen has gone far. The  other day Mrs. Wm. Bates received  a letter from a man in the Gatineau  Vallev, Quebec, asking for prices of  this turkey's eggs. As' was reported  last fall'the turkey had laid over 200  eggs in. the season. Such a total constituted a record and an article on  this fowl appeared in an Eastern  paper. .  MR. MOTHIC11WI5LL: Mr. Speaker, when' the House rose at six  o'clock, I had just finished depicting, to some exleni, at,least, the condition of agriculture on the prairies,  f had shown both extremes, the well-  to-do-man who was on < easy street,  and the ne'er-do-well; who was pretty nearly on the rocks.rif not there  already. Between those two extremes we have all classes and orders of people, from the man in  comfortable circumstances down to  the one I have described.  I will deal with another phase of  this question later on in my remarks.  I cannot spend too much time on it,  because   I   presume  other    speakers  desire to address the House on many  nuestions during this budget debate.  1  cannot, however,    dispose of agriculture  without    passing   on' to  the  Pacific. During.the last ten years or  so, Ave never looked on  British  Columbia, indeed, she did not look upon  herself,   with   any   great  seriousness  as an agricultural country.      We all  knew of her mines, fisheries, timber  and  other  wonderful   resources,   but  it has taken these last ten or fifteen  years   to   demonstrate   that  she   has  great     agricultural     possibilities  as  well.   I   had   the  pleasure 'of  a  trip  out into that beautiful country with  its many diversifications,    its    many  sources of occupation. British Columbia has two port's, and no  man  can  tell the future possibilities of either  of them. British Columbia has shown  to the world her possibilities by the  performance  of a  T-lolstein  cow    at  the Agassiz experimental farm which  made a record by. producing over 1,-  600  pounds  of butter,   the    largest  output of butter    in    the    world. In  poultry also she is making wonderful records. In the northern part of  British Columbia,    along the    Canadian National    highway,   there , are  possibilities' of development that are  almost   indescribable     for   the   man  who is prepared- to go on the    land  and  to do some hard work clearing  it.    I do not mean the heavily    timbered, but ��������� the    partially    timbered  land.    I Jiave not time at this stage  to dwell on this subject any longer.  Explains Change r,  In Sales Tax  OTTAWA, May 21.���������In explanation of the sales tax change in his  budget proposals, the finance minister said there had been a great  deal of dissatisfaction ' with the  form in which the sales tax had been  Imposed in the past. Representation  had been made to the government  In this regard, and it was now proposed to impose this tax at the  source instead of dividing it up' as.  heretofore. The tax would in futuro  be on the duty paid value of goods,  or on the - manufactured cost of  home-made goods'. It was proposed to add to the-list of exemptions  from the sales tax, raw furs, wool,  tiles, manuscripts'1 and newsprint.  The receipt tax would be continued, Mr. Fielding said. - This was a  sound tax, and no British chancellor of the exchequer would think of  repealing'it.  The cheque tax - last year had  been placed at $2,' said the finance  minister. It had. been reported to  the government that this tax resulted in a number of persons living  near the border doing .their business  with American banks. It had not  been considered advisable to do a-  v/ay with the.tax completely. But  the maximum hereafter would be $1  instead of $2.  ���������   This, provision would,  .apply,   also  to notes .and bills of exchange.  RANGERS ON JOB SINCE MAY 1  THE GLADIOLUS  Written by the  tural Council.  Canadian    HorUcul-  Fraser  Valley  get results.  Record  want  advs.  Guests of Mrs. McMenemy for May  Day were Mr. and Mrs. Blow of Chilliwack, Capt. and Mrs'. McKenzie  and Miss Castleman of Mission City.  Mr, and Mrs. Archibald of New  Westminster were tlie guests of  their daughter, Miss' Archibald for  May Day. ^  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Bennet were  recent visitors to Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Bray and Mrs. Cum-  mings.of    New    Westminster    were  May Day guests of Mrs. C. E. Miller.  Mrs.  F.   W.   Currie  and  two  sons  were recent visitors to Vancouver.  On Monday evening the hospital  board, met for tlie passing of accounts and general business. It was  decided to go ahead with the fixing  of tlie grounds.  Next Sunday in the Presbyterian  Church the , annual Go-to-Sunday-  School Day will be observed in connection with the church services at  11 a .m. A very fine programme is  being provided in which the May  Queen and Miss Canada will take  part.  ��������� Garden varieties of the Gladiolus  were produced by the crossing of  many -wild species introduced from  Europe and Africa. The latter contingent in particular has' produced a  large number of useful species; over  80 are listed-from that continent a-  lone. One of our latest acquisitions  from Africa is Gladiolus primulinus.  It was discovered right in the spray  of the Zambesi Falls. This species  has a hooded blossom and its crosses are very graceful and include  many beautiful tints of color, all of  which have a more or less yellow  shade.  The Gladiolus recommends itself  for the small garden owing to the  fact that, although it is one of tlie  most handsome-flowers we have, it  is comparatively cheap. Many of the  best varieties of corms' cost only a  few cents each. They are easy to grow  and perfectly hardy in this climate.  They are particularly valuable for  cutting purposes as they keep a very  long time when placed in water..  Although Gladioli have been  known as garden plants for over  three centuries' they did not attract  much attention until the visit of her  Majesty Queen Victoria to Fontain-  nebleau, France, in 1855. On her return to England Her Majesty took  this flower under her patronage and  had them placed on the Royal table  at meal times. This fact soon made  them fashionable, and ever since  that date leading hybridists have  been producing increasingly beautiful varieties in large numbers.  Gladioli are not very particular as  regards soil, but.prefer a fairly light  warm soil, well drained cold clays  are objectionable. The soil should be  deeply tilled, but no fresh manure  should be used. For hand cultivation, plant in rows 18.inches to two  feet apart and the corms placed six  to eight inches apart in the rows.  Cover the bulbs with three or four  inches of soil.  For Cut Blooms  This' flower is one of the best for  cut flowers. As soon as the first  bloom appears the spike should be  cut, always leaving all the leaves on  the growing plant so as' to build up  the conn for next year's use. _ If  placed in a vase of water the remaining buds will-continue to open and  remain fresh for a week or more.  The water should be changed each  day and a small piece cut off the  ;stem daily.  The corms should be dug and  stalks removed before the. first severe frost. They may be stored in a  cellar, with potatoes as they require  about the same winter conditions as  that vegetable.  On May 1 nineteen men in the employ of the Dominion Goverme^t  Forestry. Branch...assumed, duty. ..aa  Forest-Fire Rangers- and will continue in that capacity until on or  about the 30th of September.  These, men,  who work  under tha  direction of E. Walmsley,   Dominion  Timber Agent and ' James -. Selkirk,  Chief Ranger, are    stationed at various points within the Agency, which  extends East to North Bend.    "Their  first and    most    important    duty,"  states Mr. Walmsley,    "is ,to prevent  loss of timber through fire, .and each,  individual is    aware    that . .through  himself this cannot.be accomplished:  consequently every ,Ranger    endeavors to enlist the interest of the settlers   within   his    district . in    their  burning of  waste material,  It being  distinctly understood that while    thd  protecion of the timber from fire lis ���������  esential in the interests of the people  as a whole, the interests' of the .indif-  vidual  settler,   endeavoring  to" hew  eut a home for himself .and .family,  must, and does,    receive    consideration.    Every ranger is supplied with  fire-fighting      tools such, as'    water  buckets, .shovels, axes, .'etc., jand'^ th.e  Department keeps    ready  for emergency . several gasoline    pumps with  the necessary hose,    through which  many,  what  would    otherwise  havp  proved  serious fires have', been subdue without loss.      The Forest Fire  Act requires that all camps', be pro-  Vied    .with     specified     fire-fighting  equipment and it is the duty of   the  Ranger to see that.this provision,ie  carried out.    It is    generally foiindj  however, that operators realize    the  danger of fire and in addition to providing such equipment as 'the    law  requires, many of them employ spec,  ial rangers' at their own expense to  personally look after their Interests,  which in    some    cases,    represents  millions of dollars    in    timber ��������� and  equipment. The Department requires  that each Ranger furnish ,  a   -plan",  showing the position of   every    fire  burning over an area of ten- acres' or  more, accompanied by a form 'giving  the cause of the fire, number of men  employed fighting it and loss of timber. A very complete record: is kept  so that at the close of the season'   it  is' possible to tabulate the.causes, of  fire under their proper heading and  the total loss sustained."  Mr. Walmsley states that each  succeeding year he finds an increased interest in timber protection, the  general public realizing that timber  destroyed through fire is a loss, not  only to the Government of the day or  the individual owner, but to. every  citizen, and while a special effort is  being made by the Dominion' 'and  Provincial Forestry Branches .during  the present week to enlist the.interest of the people, it is not. proposed  to stop at the end of that period.  Instead the campaign will, be coc-  ducted throughout the country.until  every individual is made to- realize'  that the timber assets are worthy of  attention, conservation from every  man, woman and child resident in the  Province, not one of whom can  truthfully say that he or she could.  live in comfort if the for.est supply  was exhausted.  CHILLIWACK PAVING  CONTRACT AWARDED  Do not, for one repulse /forego  the purpose that you resolv'd to p*'-  fect.���������Shakespeare.  Five per cent,  in the bottle.  in the bank is worth  During the great famine in Ireland in 1846 and . subsequently,  states the memoirs of the late Earl  of Dunraven, the population of Ireland was reduced from eight million  to four million, due entirely to the  loss of the agricultural interests, because of free trade, having been introduced  in  Great Britain.  VICTORIA, May 17.���������Hon. Dr. W.  H. Sutherlan yesterday let the contract to the Columbia Bithulithic  H. Sutherland yesterday let the construction of two miles of new paving-  in Chilliwack for $50,000. this.is-  subject to the approval of the Chilliwack  municipality  Rawlings & Labrash were awarded the contract for the construction  of the 4.24 miles of the Vernon-  Edgeworth road for $58,000.  ggSSffS^gggag7^^ p  THE ABBOTSFORP POST  THE BEST ROAST  whether for Simdav or any oilier day of [\v>.  ���������week should have our "Delictus" trade-mark  on it. You can ahvavs find Ml; hade-mark just  under the first slice of one oi -our well-cooked  roasts.   TRY iT AND SEE.  w*mmr*mrs*i'\\'P''i-/*cr~>m>iwi*BW>**>*v**pii>/i)**.m'*  .SCHOOLS COMtUXE FOR  I lE-.n SI'OKTS  DA  Continued l-rem Page OnM  i .lv.r*ftT>w>vOxcwttfVmwnWw^ia  B. C. Phone 41.  Fanners' PUoue 1909  S. F. WHITE  Abbotsford,  >������V.'i  NCENTICIDE  FOR CABBAGE PLANTS,   ONIONS,   RADISHES,  Etc., 2 lbs. for 25<^  WE STOCKS  Vancouver Milling Baby Chick Feeds.  Mc & Mc Baby Chick Feeds.  Pratt's Baby Chick Feeds.  Bran, Shorts and Middlings.  ���������otsford Fee  J. J. SPARROW  Essendene Avenue ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  PERSONALS  Vancouver  guest of Capt. D.  Toronto. Capt.  blind hero, who  Mr. W. Taylor visited  during  the week.  Mrs. T. .Bennet visited coast cities  recently.  Mr. and Mrs. Smith, who came recently from the Old Country, have  gone to Vancouver to reside.  Mr. C. Wallace visited Vancouver  this week.  Mrs. T. C. Coogan was a visitor in  New Westminster on Sunday.  In honor of Miss Florence Parton  fa June bride to be), a miscellaneous shower was held at the home  of Mrs. Cuthbertson, Sedro Wooley,  .Wash., on the 18th inst, when the  friends of the popular young lady  inade her the receptant of many  lovely gifts. Miss Parton's wedding is  announced for June 14th.  Mr. J. A. Pruesche of North Dakota is the, guest of his daughter,  Mrs.   Morrett.  Under the auspices of the Pearl  Rebekah Lodge No. 4 3, of Abbotsford a Military whist drive and  dance will be held in the Masonic  Hall on Wednesday evening, May 30.  An exceptionally good time is promised all who attend.  Mrs. Fraser, who has been the  guest of her sister, Mrs. H. McKinnon, during the past few 'weeks has  gone to Vancouver where she will  take up residence.  In honor of the second birthday  of her daughter, ;Joan Brown, Mrs.  Q. O. Brown entertained a number  of little tots and their mothers on  Monday afternoon, when a very  pleasant time was spent.  Mr. James' Downie visited Vancouver- on Tuesday, where he was the  A. Baker, M. C. of  Baker is another  received the Croix  de Guerre while in active service. He  became a friend of Mr. Downie's at  St.. Dunstan's  Mrs'. H. Fraser, Mrs. D. Fraser and'  Master Donald Fraser visited Chilliwack over the week-end, and attended the ninth birthday party of Jackie  Steffan which was held on Thursday.  Rev. A. H. Priest was a visitor 'n  Vancouver on Tuesday.  The game of football played between the Elks of North Vancouver  and the Abbotsford team last Saturday afternoon, resulted in a victory  for the visiting team. The score was  3-1.  Mrs. H. Fraser has returned from  Vancouver where she was the recent  guest of her daughter, Mrs. CoJlison.  'Mr. J. K. McMenemy returned  home from the M.-S.-A. Hospital on  Tuesday, having undergone a successful operation in that institution.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Caldwell and liftie  eon visited Vancouver at the weekend.  Mr. W. Campbell of New Westminster was the guest of his sister, Mrs.  A. Mclnnes on Monday.  Mrs. J. Ryall was a recent visitor  in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Vannettta and  family and Mr. and Mrs. W. Buker  attended the Golden Wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J. Vannetta  Sr., of Aldergrove, which was held  on Monday afternoon.  Miss Todd and Mrs. Brown of Van  couver and Miss May Campbell of  New Westminster were the guests  of Mrs. A, Mclnnes for May Day.  Visitors at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Eby on May Day included Miss  Gilley of New Westminster and Mr.  Douglas Grimston, also of New  Westminster.  MAY DAY CHLKUUATION  JLAlitiNLY  ATTENDED  (Continued   from  Page  One)  f hope that when my reign is  over. I shall have gained the lasting  affection of a happy people, as has  been the glad experience of my predecessors.  It is with pleasure that I welcome  you all here, and bid you enjoy the  festivities of the May Day.    .  In honor of my ascension, I now  command that the Maypole dance begin, and that joy and gladness will be  the motto of this happy occasion.  A very appropriate setting for the  ceremony was' made by the beautifully decorated throne erected on the  stage of the theatre; and the crowning rites were carried out in a most  effective and pretty manner.  Queen Freda was attended by  Irma Bryanton, Glenis Taylor, Maud  McGowan and Elsie McDonald as  maids of honor.  The maids in the court of O.ueen  Evelyn included, Ivy Lee, Joyce  Phillips, Isabel Mclnnes' and Ivy  Baiiey. Masters James Hutchinson  and Douglas McGowan acted as pages  for their Majesties.  The concert programme was' a very  attractive one,, consisting of folk  songs, drills, dialogues, etc., very  creditably given by the children. Se-  ections were given during the afternoon by Woods' orchestra, with Miss  McMenemy as pianist.  The children's cottillion took place  directly after the concert, the dancing being immensely enjoyed to the  strains of the Juvenile .orchestra.  In the evening the Grand May Day  ball was held in the theatre with  Westland's orchestra rendering the  dance music. The attendance was  as' usual,  very  large.  Rev. W. Robertson and Mr. F. J.  R. Whitchelo fulfilled the duties as  escorts to the Queens during the festival, and Mr. J. J. McPhee as escort  to Miss Verna Stinson, who was Miss  Canada during the day.  Music was supplied on the grounds  and during the parade by the Abbotsford brass band, who deserve special  mention for the fine manner in  which selections were given.  The day was an entire success and.  will be treasured in the minds' of  the young folk of Abbotsford, who  are already looking forward to May  Day of 1924.  The proceeds of the festival are  to be used, one third for the purchase  of equipment for the Abbotsford  school, and two thirds in aid of the  True Blue orphanage in New Westminster. Tlie teaching staff of the  Abbotsford school had entire charge  of the training of the children for  the concert and other parts and are  to be complimented for their splendid work. .  The teachers of tiie public school  are to be congratulated for ".the  very excellent work which they  must have done in ���������- training the  children for the May Day programme. The success attained by the  children in the hall was only attained by the very efficient way in which  tho children were trained by the  teachers. It was a credit to both  teacher and pupil.  10, li. Knc'c riK.'e f;ii'l^---iK-ibo] Me  v:r.'iiott (Hvadnu'l: Fro da' Iceland  .'.YiMiKfjui): Jennie Frye (nunacli).  .11. C. Sack race, ��������� boys���������Victor  FT'.'wlr'iiF. (Matsqui); Manl������y Bloom-  field (Mt. Lehman); Harold New-  comhe   (Bradner).  \:i. C. Sack race, girls���������Delia  vjoef (Bradner); Irene, .lackman  (Dumich);  Edna Ambrose (Poplar).  i?.. Public School Relay race, boys  ���������Matsqui.  14. Public School Relay race, girls  ���������Poplar.  ���������10. B. Three legged race boys���������  Alec Jveay and Jim Albion (Bradner); Philip Frederickson and Edwin Diffner (Matsqui); Rudolph lSb-  anoi'f and Eugene Patterson (Jubil-  le).     '  1G. 13. Three legged race, girls���������  Martha Lundstrom and Betty Patterson (Glenmore); Elsie and, Pearl  (Ridgedale) ; Vera Prasiloski and  Margaret  Prasiloski   (Aberdeen).  17. C 3 legged race, boys���������Willie  Brookes and Victor'"Hawkins' (Matsqui); Nelson and Oliver, (Ridgedale)  Harry Dennison and Herbert Walters  (Dennison).  18. C. 3 legged race, girls���������Minnie Ambrose and Edna Ambrose  (Poplar): Astrid and Jessie (Aberdeen); Margaret McKinnon and  Delia Reef  (Bradner).  19. A. Egg and spoon race, boys  ���������Bcngt Borg (Ridgedale) ; Arthur  G'illa.rd (Glenmore); Hubert Farber  (Mt. Lehman).  ' 20. A. Egg and spoon race, girls  ���������Jennie Frye .(Dunach) ; Geraldine  Adams (Ridgedale); Violet Wilson  (Bradner).  12.  13.  Egg and spoon race,    boys  Teddy  Horlly   (Poplar);     William  Gillard   (Glenmore);     Fred MacDon-  bld (Mt. Lehman).  23. B. Egg and spoon race, girls  ���������Betty Patterson. (Glenmore);  Ethel Donaldson (Bradner); Margaret Sterling (Clayburn).  24. C. Egg and spoon race, boys���������  Harry Dennison (Dennison); Eddie  Fore (Ridgedale); Rowland Pillor  (Jubilee).  A������. C. Egg and spoon race, girls  ���������Bernice MacDonald (Mt. Lehman)  Jessie Patterson (Glenmore); Ben-  tan Manual  (Bradner).  26. B. Chariot race���������Manley Ble-  omfield and Gwehnie Fowles (Mt.  Lehman); George Mutch and Agnes Ebbeson (Matsqui); Winnie Ambrose and Philius Gauthier (Poplar)-  27. B. High Jump, boys���������Ogden  Kemprud   (Matsqui).  28. B.  High    Jump,  Prasiloski. (Aberdeen).  29. C.   High     Jump,  Brookes   (Matsqui).  30. C.  High   Jump,  Ambrose  (Poplar)-  31. High School Relay race, boys  ������������������Matsqui.  32. High School Relay race, gir's  ���������Matsqui.  33. C. Broad Jump, boys���������Drum-  mond Oswald   (Dennison).  Points were given as follows���������  ���������1st place, 5 points; 2nd place, 3  points;  3rd place, 1 point.  The'totals were���������  Aberdeen       1^  Bradner    ,    29  Clayburn      6  <**?%*  CtS������  BEST  QUALITY THE.  ALWAYS  FRESH  PRICE THE LOWEST  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Money jo Loiui on Good Farm Mortgages  A. MeCaJ  Abbots-ford  girls���������Vera  boys���������Willie  girls���������Edna  Dunach      Dennison   ...  Glenmore  ...  Jubilee      Matsqui      Mt. Lehman  Poplar  14  12  35  2  59  27  30  Ridgedale    26  POPLAR LOCALS  Social functions are . quiei" in  Poplar just now, owing to the farmers being busy with their seeding  and other spring work.  The Ratepayers Association met  on Monday evening in order to cooperate with the council on the proposed gravelling of Clearbrook road.  Poplar school children went to  Gifford on Friday last with other  schools in their Field Day and sports.  Poplar won second place in the  sports competition. Messrs. McNelly  and Sayce took the children over in  their trucks.  The Rev. A. H. Priest conducted  service at the Community Hall on  Sunday last.  MAY DAY SPORTS  'THE STORE OF SATISFACTION'  WE ADVERTISE WHAT WE SELL;    WHAT WESELI  ADVERTISES US'; WE PAY FOR PATRONAGE  ASID VALUE  Sweet Mixed Pickles, bulk  a   lb   Heinz Sweet Chow Pickle,  a  lb ,   Davies'  Pork  15(>4 a tin,  .3 f>d  and  Beans,  3 for    3 5<i  25<!  Grape  Fruit,   4   for  Soap Flakes, a lb. .  Rhubarb,  7 lbs. for .  Strawberries, a box  lo*  .17 ������  10<5  FRESH VEGETABLES OE ALL KINDS  ABBOTSFORD'S     EXCLUSIVE  GROCERY STORE  WE DELIVER TH^ GOODS FREE OE CHARGE  Phone 55  Phone 55  McDonald,    Helen  -K. Brok-  ���������ial'OK-  MC-  -Mary  Among (he visitors of Mr. and Mrs  J. J. McPhee yesterday were Mrs.  Corbett, of Vancouver; tlieir two  sons, Lome of Langley, and Stewart  of Vancouver.  Dr. Swift was a visitor to Vancouver this  week.  Girls. 6 yrs. and under, Ina Schlu-  ter. Betty Irwin.  Boys, 6 yrs. and under���������Clarence  McNelly, Alex. Mitchell.  Girls'. 8 yrs. and under���������Margaret  Snashall,  Lea Thompson.  Boys, 8 yrs. and under���������Billy  Taylor,  Gordon  Gibson.  Girls, 10 yrs. and under���������Katn-  leen Vanetta, Julie Mitchell.  Boys, 10 yrs. and under���������Finley  Thompson.   Fergie  Webster.  Girls, 12 yrs. and under���������Margaret McEwan, Dorothy Taylor.  Boys, 12 yrs. and under-���������Harry  Conway, Robert Baker.  Girls, 16 yrs. and under���������Margar-  e'tfce McGowan, Wilena McPhee.  BovS' 3 legged race���������II. Brokovski  and H. Tavlor.  Girls,  14  yrs.    and     under���������Eva  Ware,  trom.  Boys, 14 yrs. and under  ovski, H.  McKinnon.  Boys. 16 yrs. and under���������K.  ovski,  L.  Vannetta.  Girls     Peanut .  race���������Mary  Donald,  May  Moret.  Girls'  Mixed      Shoe    race-  Moret,  Hazel Vannetta.     '-.'������������������..  Boys' Sack race���������K. Brokovski,  G. Kamprud.  Fat Men's race���������-Mr. Millard, Mr.  Webster.  Tandem race���������Bobby Webster  and Peggy Hill; S. Prosploski and  Flossie Hunt.  Boys' Mixed Shoe race���������T. Baker,  S. Prosoloski.  Boys' Wheelbarrow race���������K. Brokovski and H. McMenemy; C. and  R.  Millard.  Girls Three-legged race���������Ethel  Dwyer and Lily Tyrull; M. McPhee  and P. Snashall.  Men's 100 yd. dash���������K. Brokovski and F. Rucker.  Boys' Broad Jump. 16 yrs. and  under���������E. Ellingson, N. Sumner, 12  ft.  4  in.  Men's High Jump-���������F. Rucker,  A. Bates, 4 ft. 4 in.  Boys' High Jump, 16 yrs. and  under���������N. Sumner, R. Baker, 4 ft,  1 in.  Men's Broad Jump���������K. Brokovski  T. Vanetta, 14 ft.  Bicycle Race���������H. McMenemy,  Salt.  terest to .'residents in''the Abbotsford  district"and aloni  ally,  has been set  ing in Vancouver  The action is one  the border gener-  down  for a  hear-  on  June .5.  for damages' aris-  F.  DIPLOMACY IS'FAILURE,.  COURT RESORTED  TO  'iaken into court after four years  of unsuccessful efforts to effect settlement through diplomatic channels, during which time Secretary of  State Hughes of the United States  and State department at Ottawa corresponded voluminously in an effort  to arrive at a settlement satisfactory  to all parties, a case of unusual iii-  mg out of a bush fire    which occurred in 1919, .'and the plaintiff, John  Stevens,  who is suing for damages,  alleges that the fire started through  the slashing    operations of the    Ab-   .,  botsford Lumber,  Mining    and    De-'  Teloping Co., Ltd. In its course, the  fire  crossed  the  international  boundary line and burned out a number...  of settlers and farmers on the American side, and'it is this feature of the  case  which  brought  the    diplomatic  corps'   into   action.  Damage to the    extent of    about  $100,000 is alleged to have resulted  from  the  fire, which  completely destroyed the home, barn    and    ranch  ���������out-buildings-of the plaintiff, one of  the ranchers in question.  W.  H.  Patterson  is appearing for  Mr.   Stevens  in  the  forthcoming action,  and  the defendants are    being  represented   by  Messrs.  Harri3,  Bull  & Mason  of Vancouver.  Tlie State Department of Washington and Ottawa will probably be rep-  resented during the action by-barristers holding watching briefs.  cities  Mr. J. Heath paid the coast  a business visit this week.  Mr. and Mrs. Whitchelo spent , a  day in Vancouver this week.  Miss Vivian Peele of New Westminster was an Abbotsford guest on  May   Day.  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Poole and Mrs.  Buchanan of Central Park spent May  Day with Mr. and Mrs. Conway.  Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Bates of  Lehman attended the May Day  ebratioh in Abbotsford.  Mr. and Mrs. McMurray and  daughter and Mr. K. Griffiths of  Vancouver were the    guests of Mrs.  Mr. and Mrs.. Eby were visitors to  the coast the first of the'week, and  while there called at the government  farm at Point Grey.  Mt.  eel-  W������*V.n.S-V i  PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  THE ABBO.TSFORB POST,  - "     ''Published'Every FriQay  ' J. A. BATES. Editor and Proprietor  mBUGmIC  FRIDAY,  ,--,~ r,-itr.,-,-r-.r:.������  J UN IS-   1,    1512������  PRINTING THM TRUTH  It is not pleasant and profitable  always to tell tlie truth in the columns of a newspaper. Men who  have tried "this heretofore have always,come to grief. Only a few days  ago the editor of a paper in Indiana,  grew tired of being called a liar  and announced that he would toll  the truth in future; and tlie next issue of the paper contained the following lines:  ������������������ 'John Bonin, the laziest merchant  in town, made a trip to Belleville,  yesterday.  "John Coyle, our grocoryman, is  doing a poor business. Mis store is  dirty and dusty. Why should be do,  much?'"  "Rev. Styx preached hist Sunday  night on Vcharity." The sermon  was  "punk."  "Dave Sonkey died at his home in i  this place.    The doctors gave it out  as heart'failure.'Whisky killed him."  "Married���������Miss Sylvan Rhodes  and James Colin, last Saturday at  the parsonage. The bride is a very  ordinary town girl who doesn't know  any.more about cooking than a jack  rabbit, and never helped her mother  three days in- her life. She is hot a  beauty by any means and has a gait  like a duck. The groom is an up-to-  date loafer. He has been living, off  of the. old folks all his' life, and is  not worth shucks. It will be a hard  life.".  "Our congressman, a very ordinary man, and who was elected by accident, was here yesterday. He has  very few friends here now. He promised some.of the voters in this township a piece of pie'in the event of liis  election, but had forgotten all about  it when tlie time came to and over  the little offices."  government. The chief planks in  the new government's platform were  "The aboiition of (.lie party caucus";  reduction of taxation and financial  retrenchment,'-' the last spelled with  a capital "It"; elimination of "Government House," and 'a strict enforcement of tlie Ontario temperance  act." Let us see bow these planks  have been carried out. The/'abolition of the caucus" is dealt with in  another article in  the' caption of  That Came Back  ern ment house" ,  strong and growing  every day with Mr.  supporters,  and   financial  KEEPING POSTED  It .used to be an old-time, joke  that some people were so fond of  newspapers that they even read the  advertisements.  That might have been a humorous  remark years ago. At that period  some, merchants would riin an advertisement a whole year ��������� unchanged.  Clothing dealers would start advertising , January first w.ith notice  of overcoats-for sale and would.keep  on  advertising overcoats  uut.il  July.  Today people read advertising as  a ��������� matter of business. The women  read it just as a farmer reads price  current or a banker reads the financial laws. They thereby get ideas as'  to how they can 'save on household  or  personal  expenses.  Probably a majority of the women  turn first to the advertising carefully. Even if they have no business  enterprises of their own, they are  interested in the advertising as' a.  reflection of the business life of the  town.  Hence,' it is perhaps necessary  to suggest to the readers of this  newspaper that its advertising columns are worthy of the most, careful attention. Still it is worth while  to say- that there is no time when ad~  verising. is' worth such careful attention as in midsummer. All kinds  of merchants have the proposition  before them, of cleaning out their  stocks before cool , weather sets' in.  That "take a good deal of publicity.  The goods will not move of themselves. The pubic must be told about  them and in some detail.  . The story of what is' happening in  ythe stores will be found in the adver-  'tising columns of this newspaper.  Most.newspaper readers are doing it,  and if will repay their closest scrutiny.  til is- issue, under  "The Caucus  The "gov-  is" still going  more popular  Drury and' bis  Reduction of taxation  retrenchment" must  have been forgotten because the provincial debt is now one hundred and  forty-three million dollars greater  than it was three years ' ago. If  "strict enforcement of the Ontario  temperance act," has taken place  the people would. Ike to be shown  some evidence of the fact. The official statistics' show that, the consumption of hard liquors has steadily increased in bite years; bootlegging is rampant all over the province  and thugs reap a rich harvest as' "informers." The Toronto Saturday  Night in a recent article dealing  with the resignation or ..Attorn ���������>'-  General Raney from the Drurv cabinet apologizes for Mr. Raney's non-  enforcement of tin, Ontario temperance act in the following words:-- .  "Though no journal has been more  straightforward in criticism of the  attorey-geueral than Saturday Night,  it is' willing to admit, thn'; he is entitled to sympathy. The Angel Gabriel himself could not seriously try  to enforce such a legislative abortion  as the Ontario temperance act without incurring disfavor; for the very  good reason that the vast ��������� Majority  of those who voted for it. are unwilling to lift a finger' toward assisting  in its enforcement'. This is of  course the history of sumptuary  laws everywhere. The O.T.A. cannot b.e enforced without the employment of the lowest scum of the community as informers; and the spirit  of many of its clauses is in direct  violation of the principles of liberty  which it is' supposed to be the func-  ton' of democratic governments  protect. It is the irony of fate  tlie most effective opposition to Mr.  Raney should have come from those  very rural districts which voted for  the O.T.A. in such numbers as to  force it upon'the province at'large.  Opposition to him assumed concrete  form when Mr. Lennox of North  York proved his charges that thugs  were being employed by the attorney-general to enforce the O.T.A.  That did not worry urban communities very much for they meet thugs  on the street every way, and regard-  i  partyt system, tlie fountain head of  the evils of secret political diplomacy, the place where'the high ideals  of members were corrupted by counsels of expediency, the chief, engine  of party tyranny! Mr. Drury would  have none of it, and his journalistic  supporters' heralded bis re&oive as  cardinal proof of his enlightenment  and sincerity. At the time it was  pointed, out'in these columns that  tlie caucus was indespeusable to efficient administration, under a democratic system, of government; for  the simple reason that before a ministry can proceed with'a legislative  programme it must find out whether  its programme is acceptable to its  followers. -  "Experience seems to " have converted Premier Drury to the-latter  view. Far from' being non-existent,  he and his journalistic supporters  now treat the caucus as a sacrosanct  factor in the governmental system to  be regarded with the most rigid re- J  spect. The former whip, Mr. Hicks',  is denounced in picturesque terms of  opprobrium for having 'betrayed the  socrols of' the caucus.' The Premier  himself sought to exclude Mr. Cassel-  man, a Farmer member from the  caucus because lie suspected a, 'leak'  and thought that gentleman responsible. All of which is funny in  view of the announcements of three  years ago that the'Drury government  would have no secrets, and that its  followers were to lie free to vote  and talk as they ploased. Time works  wonders!"  THE INCREASING VALUE  ' OF YOUR TELEPHONE  ��������� Your telephone is^of greater value as each month  goes by. With a steady increase in the number of new  ���������telephones you are constantly able to talk with a larger  number of people. This applies to different parts of the  province. . ���������  )\l neans to the business man that he is in close touch  with more people. As every telephone is a long distance  telephone, anyone on the Lower Mainland or Vancouver  Island may be reached at a moment's notice The conversation, is direct, the reply instant.  Don't overlook the cheaper   night  rates.  Between  7 p. in. and 8 a. m., you get three times   the day period at  the same price. , . '   ,  ���������British' -Columbia; ���������TelepkonetCampany  MOTOR CAR INDUSTRY TS  THRIVING LST CANADA  to  that  THE .ONTARIO   GENERAL  ELECTION  The eyes of the people of Canada  and particularly those who take an  interest in public and political matters, are now turned towards the  province of Ontario where a provincial general election is staged for  June 25  next.  Intense interest is being taken in  this' contest as-it is admitted by all  students-of political economy that  the results of the polling will have  far-reaching effects?, not only in Ontario, but in every other province in  the dominion, as well as In tuture  federal elections.  Up to 1919 Ontario had followed  two-party system of govern ment���������  Liberal and Conservative���������but in the  general elections of that year some  four or five different -parties entered  the contest and when the smoke of  battle cleared away the old province  found it had adopted the group system. The Farmers' party had the  largest number of supporters, the  Liberals were second, the Conservatives third and Labor and Independents fourth and fifth respectively. No group bad a clear majority in  the house; but, after some ;manipu-  lation a working agreement was  made between tlie Farmer and Labor  members and the lieutenant-governor  called  upon   E.  C.   Drury  to  form  a  eel their employment as informers as  a foregone conclusion. But in rural  communities it.caused real anger and  disgust, which found expression in  the U.F.O. clubs'. If he really had  political ambitions, Mr. Raney made  a grave error in not candidly informing his critics on the sidelines that  if they wanted the O.T.A. enforced  they must accept such gentry as the  agents of law and order. Instead he  tired to whitewash them, and to defend the O.T.A. as a model of jurisprudence. No doubt in his heart he  .feels that the O.T.A: far from being  'well-inspired must prove the political doom of anyone who tries to enforce it and will, grimly watch the  adventures of his successor."  Group government has failed in  Ontario. It has failed in every country where it. has been tried.  Ontario's unfortuate experience  with group government should be a  warning to the people of British Columbia. This province wants none of  it;    j     ... "��������� ' ���������:  THE CAUCUS THAT-GAME. BACK.  The "party caucus" of the Conservative and'Liberal-parties has been  damned uphill and down dale by  every new political cult or group that  has sprung into existence in-the past  few years, the farmers' party being  no exception.to the rule���������in fact���������  "the abolition of.the caucus" was  one'of their strongest planks But  alas! alas! time works many wonders. Mere is what Tlie Toronto Saturday Night has to say as to how  the Drury government���������tlie Farmers' government of Ontario���������has  kept its promise to abolish the caucus.  "To those whose memories are not  abnormally short, the rancorous discussions that have been going on in  the Ontario legislature about alleged  betrayal of the secrets of the Farmers' 'caucus' furnish ironical amusement. Early in 1920, after Hon. E.  C. Drury had assumed office and  when Ihe first session of tlie present  legislature was about to bo convened, it was announced with rolU'M'iis  fervor that the 'caucus' was to be a-  bolished. 'A has le caucus!' was -Die  cry. It was denounced av- one of  the outworn      iniquities    of the old  Due to a healthy demand for  motors cars in Canada, as well "as-a  steadily increasing demand overseas.  General Motors of Canada, 'Limited  have been able tp operate their  Walkerville and.Oshawa factories to  ful capacity for tlie past year and in  April reached the high peak in their  history as far as one month's production is concerned. Four thousand  four hundred and seventy-three finished automobiles were produced in  <\pril, and this is considered a very  good record, inasmuch as the cars  included McLaughlin-Buick,'. Chevrolet, Cadillac, Oldsmobile and Oakland motor cars. ''  A little less than two years ago  Mr. R.S.' McLaughlin, president, of  General' Motors of Canada Limited,  with his associated executives in  General Motors corporation decided  to enter the export field and devote  a part of their manufacture of Canadian-built Buicks. ' Chevrolets and  other General Motors cars'.' -' The  venture has proved a. decided, success  and the demand in England, the  British colonies and foreign countries has kept on growing. Actual  records show shipments of Oshawa-  made motor cars to 42 foreign countries. This demand, coupled with a  very satisfactory market in Canada  for Genral Motors products will koep  the Oshawa and Walkerville factory going at top speed for some  time to come.  This record of over 4000 "cars' per  month is all the more gratifying bo  cause these cars are built, not merely' assembled in Canada. General motors is' the only motor company    in  Canada, outside of    the Ford    Motor  who operate a motor and arle plant.  This plant is located in Walkerville,  Out., where over a thousand skilled  mechanics are kept busy in tne production   of  motors,  axles  and- other  heavy'parts for General Motors cars  asssembled in  Oshawa for the  Canadian and    export market.      Tn  the  case of the Chevrolet motor car oyer  "82 per cent, of    the    cost of the car  represents  money  actually  spent   in  Canada for labor, material and parts  purchased from Canadian parts manufacturers.      This is a much higher  percentage than exists with the average  Canadian-built  car     and   reprb  seats all that can be posibly produced in    Canada at the      present time.  Ignition systems,  speedometers,   and  several other parts or accessories are  not manufactured in  this      country  and it is necessary  to import  these  from  the United States.      But even  this  department of the industry    is  not without its beneficial  effects to  Canada,  because  on account of  this  importation by    General    Motors  of  Canada Limited, is estimated to run  over six millions of dollars in money  actually    paid  to    Canadian    labor.  With  eleven  hundred employees    at  Walkerville and 3500 in Oshawa and  the .various     branches     throughout  Canada, making a total oMOOO. General Motors is today    occupying one  of the premier positions with respect  to size.and importance, of the industrial   institutions  of     the  Dominion.  In estimating the importance of the  motor industry  to Canada one must  not overlook the      associated industries which are    today thriving    because the demand for motor cars    in  in so healthy a condition.    Canadian  tanners who furnish the leather used  in  upholstering,  manufacturers       of  textiles used in    closed  cars,  closed  body builders,    tire    manufacturers,  paint  and     varnish     manufacturers,  sheet metal      workers,      and many  other associated industries are today  one of the brightest    spots in Canadian  trade and  commerce, and  indications seem'to'point    to a    contiu-  ance of this splendid condition.  The production of General Motors  cars at Oshawa for the calendar year  zmms2^i^{m3mmMK������&mmm!imm^w>^mm&  When you  order  printing  more than paper and ink.  The best advertising talk  vulgar and  commonplace  distinction.  you buy something  in  if  STYLE in printing is an art.  it just anywhere.  the world. looks  printed    without  You cannot buy  Goneernm  The cost of printing depends upon, something  more fthan the profit which the printer puts upon  it.  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the best printing', something* distinctive and  original, get an estimate ������rom us.  ��������� ;���������^  The'Printer    i   : ^/  Hub Square  Mission City, B. C.  mmsmiasm'^ss^^m^mtm^j^M^^i  of 1922 totalled 37,133, so that the  present schedules of over 4000 per  month shows a substantial increase.  HOLLYWOOD       IS  THEATRE  OF BATTLE  Hollywood will be thc real battle  ground of the .warefate between the  organized and independent fifcu interests this summer. This is the  message delivered by Joseph M.  Schenck, leading independent producer, who returned to Los Angeles  this week from New York.  "The. deciding issue in the death-  grip tussle impending will not be  the marshaling of finances, but the  quality of pictures'. As the center  of world cinema production. "Hollywood will be the actual 'theatre of  war.'  "The day is coming when a picture must stand on its own merits.  Today to a great extent a picture  'gets over' because of the organization behind it; tomorrow the organization will get over because of the  pictures it puts out."  The film industry    Schenck    said  appears from a New York viewpoint  to be in a healthier state than  ever  before.    Production of      established  companies are forming and starting.!  work daily.    The  financial situation j  has.emerged from the   stringency of:  last summer, which is a great stim- j  illation to production.  Alex. S.-Duncai}  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public"  OFFICE  J. A. Gntherwood Building  Phono 8001 P. O. Box 00  MISSION CITY, B. C.  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  "He js a clever man, my printer,  whom-I discovered several years ago,  and whom I have insisted on sticking to ever since. They say he is a  little dearer."  "Well,". I answer, "ought he.not to  be,, being considerably better?"���������  Thomas Carlyle.  Tan't it a fact that.it costs us more  to live now because we want more  ��������� Wm.   Atkinson  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock  Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Fraser Varley. Am familar  with the different breeds of live,  stock and their values.  " Address   all  communications  Box 34 Chilliwack, B. O*  to R  J ft  6  P  !>'<<  IK  I'M  i  I*  P  1/  I,.,/  -tgis  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE THREE  ��������� i  "i" ^���������������������������������������������iiriiii'iuiffiirtfiitiiiiiitiHinwJi  A. R. GOSLING  WHEN YOU WANT  House and  Sign Painting  and  General  House Repairs  Phone 34X -     ~    P. 0. Box 31  AJJUOTSKOItO,   ������.  G.  asszss  BBC  CRITICISM IN PORT  MANN LAWSUIT  HRSttsasxzaoas  A,E. HUMPHREY  B ..C. Land  Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  Aooni   (J   Hart   IHoclc. ' Chilliwack .  Box    422, CIIILIJWACK  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FDIDAY  AUUOTSirOlll),   ������.   C.  feet, were selected  from a price list.  to him for $7,000  ALAN M. BROKOVSKI  AUCTIONEER and ,  VALUATOR   :  Au-ction Sates Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Specials  P. 0. Bo:: 94    ,  SOME BENEFITS TO BE GAINED  BY JOINING B. C. AUTO CLUB  1.  2.  two  for    first  Free legal_ advice.  Free towing    service  hours.  3. Free emergency aid-^expert  mechanics and service cars at members' disposal on mainroads.  4. Free official emblem.  5. Free strip -maps���������first - ever  published in  Canada. ���������   -  G. Free information about roads',-  hotels, garages, fishing places, bathing beaches, golf courses, etc'  '7. Free assistance in recovering  stolen automobiles.  8. Free uniform sign-posting of all  B.'C. Highways; thereby eliminating  loss of. time and direction. - .  9. Free committee work in securing better roads, uniform traffic  laws, and. other helpful aids to motoring.  10. ' Free touring bureaus at all  principal points on Lower'Mainland  and Vancouver Island, insuring "A  HOME WHEREVER YOU GO."     ���������  11. Free ��������� reciprocal affiliation  with Provincial  Motor    Leagues    of  Canada  and  State  Automobile'' Associations of the-United States; Dom- pressed  inion-wide affiliation  through  Canadian Automobile Association.  Comment that the transaction had  "the earmark of" a deliberate  swindle" and other equally severe  strictures , were expressed by Chief  Justice Hunter when directing Pacific Properties Limited to refund  $8239,pa*d by William Bruges, East  Liverpool, Ohio, octogenarian, on account of two Port Mann lots.  "This appears to me like an undefended case;" said ,the .chief justice,  "no evidence having been called for  the defense. It is one of those  cases of investments, in paper to\vn-  sites which before the war sprung  up like, ��������� mushrooms-all over' the  province." '   _._���������_.  Correspondence between Mr. Burgess and the company indicated Port  Mami was to have been the terminus for the Canadian Northern Rail-  wav. he" nointed out. Two' lo<s.  each having a 50-foot frontage with  a- depth of 125  by, Mr. 'Burgess  The lots wore sold  each.  ,  The cardinal statement which induced Mr. Burgess, an entire stranger, to purchase, said his - lordship,  was that Port Mann was the terminus and seaport of' Canada's second  transcontinental  railway.  "This was false and manifestly  false." stated the chief,justice.  '"It culls for comment that tho.  transaction should be followed un by  the'presentment of a document which  *s one of the most audacious ever  brought before tho court," lie added-  "II. boars,the earmark of a plain and  deliberate swindle."  The reference hero was to a clause  'attached to a sale agreement, 'forwarded by Hie Pacific Properties  Limited, to Mr. Burgess' for signature,1 but, owing to its wording, not  signed by-the latter. Tho clause exonerated the company of all liability  for any representations made by ' it  regarding the lots to be purchased'by  Mr. Burgess ���������    ]  "Tt is a most audacious thing,"  said the chief justice. "They are  arming' ��������� ������������������; themselves in advance to  meet an attack. They were getting  their artillery ready."        c-  Although Mr. Burgess' action has  been pending .in the Supreme Court  for eight years', following his refusal  to complete payment for the lots  purchased in 1.913.-the chief justice  stated he was satisfied the delay had  been satisfactory explained.  "It was not a, case,of waiting to see  which way the ��������� cat was going to  jump,"  he said.  Statements were made by the  company with the purpose of throwing Mr. Burgess off his guard, added  the chief justice.  For the company, Mr."J.'S. Mac-  Kay contended-Port Mann was not  only the terminus and seaport for the'  C. N. R>in 1912, but was so today.  There'were no C. N.'It. wharves or  terminus' in Vancouver, he said, and  and railway company had running  rights over the G. N. R.  ��������� "It"seemscto me, in view of the  statute- incorporating the railway,  Port Mann was never the terminus  nor intended to be the - terminus,"  said the chief justice. "Terminus  means more than a jumping off  place." '  "It is ridiculous' to think anyone  would pay $7,000 for a lot in a wilderness of stakes," he pointed out.  Mr. MacKay also argued that Mr.  Burgess was persuaded to invest in  Port, Mann property by his son, W.  H. Burgess, American attorney, who  had read an account of the lives of  Sir Donald Mann and Sir William  Mackenzie and had been much im-  by' their rise to affluence.  BOXING -THE COMPASS,  ' Captain E. Landy, Commander of the Canadian 'Pacific liner "Melita?  was at some pains to explain to one of his passengers the mysteries  of the compass. Dick Anderson, thexfavoured traveller, was the youngest  member of a party of boy immigrants from Dr. Barnado's "Homes. He  has been received into the North Toronto Home and is in the process of  being turned into a' first class Canadian' citizen and worker.  follows:      From    Rosedale   9 a. m.,  10:30 a. m., 1:30 p. .m.,: 3:30 p. m.,  ">:30 p. m., leaving Agassis* 30 minutes later.  Vancouver    Is.-Victoria, to Nanaimo.  10.75 Milvs���������Summit���������Road, from  Summit to the foot of Malahat in  very good condition.  . 28.8 Miles���������Malahat Reqch���������Road  to Cobble Hill in good condition.  .    31.0 Miles���������Coblne! Hill���������Road in  good condition.  41.4 Mile*���������Duncan���������Roads in  good conaiton,  53.0 Miles���������Duncan to Clieniainus  ���������Road to Ladysmith in good condition.  77     Miles���������Nanaimo-r-All     roads  north of Nanainio are in good condition, especially  to-   Parksville,  they  are.in excellenti..condition.<  Parksville to'Alberni  23. Miles���������Parksville.  35 Miles���������.Cameron tfj&ke-r���������Roads  good.  .   50  Miles���������Albemi���������Roads  in  excellent, condition..  Parksville to  Campbell River  . 23   Miles���������Parksville.  28 Miles���������Qualiciun. Beach.,  -'  Qu'alicum to Bisr Qualiciun���������Road  In   "'"yl  ^"dition.  .59.8 Miles���������UnionJ. Bay���������Road  from Union Bay.. ,to -.--Courtenay in  good condition.  00.3    Miles���������Court enay ���������    Road  from Courtenay to    Campbell River  .in fair condition most off way..    Drive  slowly through   timber, on  curves.  J00 i Miles-r-Carapbell River.  100 Miles���������rForb"cs Landing and  Campbell Lake.  ENGINE POWER IS  OFTEN   DIMINISHED  BY FOUL MUFFLER  GItOWTM  OF THlfl  GLADIOLUS  Case for an Expert.���������Mr. Swivel  was much perturbed to find that the  three pounds of meat which lie had  purchased for dinner had mysteriously disappeared.' The wife, aiding  in the search and noticing what she  took to be a.guilty look on the face  of the family cat, pointed to it, and  said:  "There's- the  meat."  "Why. no," objected ��������� Swivel,  that little thing couldn't get awav  with three pounds of meat. Still.  let!s weigh her and find out."  "They did so. The scales registered an even three pounds.  "Yes." he admitted in- puzzled  tones, there's the meat all right, but  where's the cat?"���������The American  Weekly. ,  m^m  Celery King is the thing  td stimulate the liver, cleanse the  bowels, purify the blood, banish  headaches and make you feel the  joy of better health:and strength.  Nature's own laxative and tonic  roots and herbs in Celery King.,  v 30o and 60c packages.  Answers in 1916 by Humphrey  Lome Johnson, managing director of  Pacific Properties, indicated he was  satisfied Port Mann was to have  been the C. N. R. terminus from  statements made by officials of the  railway company.  ' A- price list, he said, had been published by Messrs Davidson and Mca-  Rae Limited, general agents of the  railway, of Port Mann lots under the  heading "Canadian Northern Railway Pacific Coast Terminus." Davidson ��������� & .JVTacRae limited, he said, also  gave Pacific Properties a. letter assuring the latter Port Mann would  be the "freight terminus of the Canadian Northern Railway." . In the  late summer of 1913, he said, the  Winnipeg.office of Davidson & Mc-  Rae published' a pamphlet in which  they referred to Port Mann as the  "shipping port of the Canadian Northern Railway on the Pacific coast."  Counsel for Mr. Burgess were Mr.  A. H. MacNoill, K. C, and Mr. E.  Pepler.���������Province.  Tlie. following gladioli are favor-,  able for this district, but "there are  many others. The number'.of days  intervening between planting-, and  flowering are only approximate as'  much depends on soil and season. By  choosing varieties, each of a differ-'  ent flowering period, the season, can  be  greatly  extended.  America, a delicate pink, standard  varietyi  TOO days.  Mrs.  Frank Pendleton,  light pink,  with crimson blotch, 90 days.  ,    Mrs'   Francis King, brilliant flame',  pink, 84.  Panama, rosy pink, 103'days. \  'Prince of Wales, salmon, 90 days.'  Flora, clear sulphur yellow, 87,  days.  La Marechal. Foch, pale pink, 68  days. " .   ��������� i .  Evelyn Kirtland, pink, 68 days.  "."    Gladiolus Prinmlinus  "The Primulinus'"Hybrids add a new  and delightful chapter to the gladiolus' story.' "While the flowers are  smaller in -size, they are not inferior  to the large flowered, and they possess some charms and virtues that  the .others lack. They also have - a  health and vigor that is heartening to  see.  The leaves are short and broad  like garden Iris leaves, but the' plant  has a very decided stooling - habit,  nearly every bulb making three to  five booms. The first gladiolus in  our garden was a Prim., coming  before Prince of Wales, even,' and the  last one to bloom Prim., so that- ..we  had continuous bloom for two and  a half months. Moreover, these flowers are .uniformly good���������not a poor  one  among  them.  Some people object to the hooded  feature of many Prims. That is a  matter of personal taste. To many it  gives a suggestion of modesc-y and reserve like the bent stem of Poet's  narcissus and the daffodil.  The colors of the Prim? are a constant delight, and tlie arrangement  of the flowers on the stalk graceful  to the highest degree.  Everybody who has a gladiolus  garden should have a lot of these hybrids. The Prims, are valuable also  for their earliness as well as their  daintiness and great variety. Among  Road Bulletin of  Motor Logs of .B.C.  Are You Coughing?  Why not relieve it this very day 1  A few drops of Shiloh banishes that  ticklingin the throat that maddens  you. A few doses heal up the sore  and inflamed tissues in the throat  and really banish that cough. 30c, -  60c and $1.20.    All druggists. ,  Advertisng pays if you know how  to advertise. So does any other enterprise if you "know how to conduct it.  There were other stores with more  capital and larger stocks, in Toronto  when Eaton started. They let ' the  people come to them; Eaton went after the people. Eaton expanded; they  contracted. Eaton let people know  he had goods to sell and gave the  prices. They didn't. That is the whole  story of the Eaton success.���������The  Leaser.  the many good varieties are,; Alice  Tiplady, orange to yellow: Maiden's  Blush, delicate pink; Orange Brilliant, orange; Myra, salmon and yellow. All aro early flowcrers.���������Canadian Horticultural Council.  THE TR20M LOVER.  ���������The'Japanese  that a  man  must  soil"  everyday,  men evade    this  little dirt In one  sometimes on a  religion demands  worship "on the  Princes and rich  by sprinkling a  corner of a room,  square of    ceme.it  ���������Who'loves a tree he loves the life  that springs in star and clod;  He loves the love that gilds the  clouds and greens the. April sod;  He loves the Wide Beneficence. His  soul takes hold on  God.  A tree is one of   nature's   words,   a  word of peace to man,  A word that tells of central strength  from whence all 'things,-'began,  A word   to   teach   tranquillity  to  all  our restless clan.  'Tis well the    current   oi  should   toward     thc  rnad.e for the purpose.  his    life  deeps     be  ,.-���������    whirled,  And fell tlie clash    of    alien    waves  along its channel swirled.  And the conflux of the eddies of thb  mighty-flowing world.  But he is wise who, 'mid what noise  his' winding way may be,  Still keeps a    heart    that    holds    a  nook   of   calm   serenity,  And  an  inviolate    virgin    soul  that  still can love a tree.  ���������Samuel Walter Foss.  From the Vancouver office,- 781  Dunsmuir street, via ��������� Kingsway .to  New Westminster office, 129 Columbia street, road paved.  14.2 Miles���������New Westminster Office���������Leaving New Westminster office travel - Pacific highway to Cloverdale over newlyrpayed ,road.<-Right  turn at Cloverdale on McLellan road  to Coast Meridian a-oad and continue  straight south to Canada customs at  Blaine.  New Westminster' to    White Rock  ���������Cross bridge and turn right on  Scott road to McLellan - road. -Take  right turn due west to Ladner. Then  south to,where the - Points , 'Robers  road and the Beach road meet near  the boundary. At this point turn deft  on angling road to beach. Roads good  paving between Johnson road and  Ladner.  Alternate    Koute���������weaving     Vancouver go straight south, on Granville street through-  Marpole.td   .Lulu  Island' and    continue on  to    Woodward's Landing.       Ferry .to Ladner.  From  Ladner proceed as  on      New  Westminster    routing.      Road paved'  to  Woodward's      Landing.    Ferries,  leave 9:30 a. m.,  11:30 a. -m., 4:30  p. m. and 6:30 p.  m.    holidays' and  Sundays! Road paved to Woodward's.  New Westminster to Squaleiun via  Mission  17.8   Miles���������Obquitlam���������Road   in  good condition except a few hundred  yards' at Essondale.  Warning���������Drive slowly through  Coquitlam, speed laws rigidly enforced. Good fishing in Coquitlam  and Pitt rivers.  20.2 Miles���������Hammond���������Roads in  fair condition to Port Haney.  31.2 Miles���������-Port Haney���������Take  River road to Ruskrn. This road is in  fair condition. Dangerous turn at Albion Hill.   ,  . 30.2 Miles���������Ruskin���������Road in fair  condition  " 47.2 Miles���������Mission���������The' road. is  in good condition from Stave river  to Mission. Drive slowly and carefully on entering Mission. Two steep  grades-with sharp turns.  New Westminster .-to .Orescent Beach  Turn to the right after crossing  the river bridge and follow the  Scott road to where the. McLellan  road intercepts it. Left turn on the  McLellan road as' far as the second  road intersection, .then right turn to  Crescent beach. Road,in fair condition all the way.        '  Mission to    Squalicum  82 'Miles���������Squalicum���������Roads'     to  Squalicum lake are in    good    condition.  New Westminster to Chilliwack via  Port Kelts  'Proceed along Pacific highway to  Meridian road. Take right turn on  Coast Meridian road, proceed nouth  to little store on left. Take left on  McLellan road to Langley. Roads in  fair condition.  10.5 Miles���������Langley Prairie���������  Road paved from Langley Prairie.   :  (7.5 Miles���������-Murrayville ��������� Hard  surfaced roads in good condition.  20    Miles���������Aldergrove  ��������� Gravel  1'oad to Abbotsford.in good condition.  02.5    Miles'���������Chilliwack ��������� Pavement from Chilliwack.    Gravel road  to Rosedale'in good condition.  08.5 Miles���������Rosedale ��������� Gravel  road in good condition to Agassiz.  Road in fair condition from' ferry to  Agassiz.  .72.5 Miles���������Agassiz���������Road in  good condition to Harrison Hot  Springs.  77.5 Miles���������Harrison Hot Springs  ���������Ferry at Rosedale. Service resumed on o-trip scheme. Road east  good  entire distance.  Roseclale-Agassiz  Ferry     Schedule  Tucked away...back .under the,car,  where it is out of sight and out of  mind, the muffler, is J ���������> usually the '  most-.neglected part- of;, the .car. Indeed, it is'"cut., out!', .altogether by  many, just as soon as the traffic cop  is left behind.-. It should not be  so. The muffler has a distinct and  beneficial purpose and is worthy of  careful regard.   .  Without it there would be no  pleasure in riding and the pedestrian  ���������'. and dweller- by the roadside would  need, pads on their ears. Those who  can "remember* the,-day, before mufflers were required'on'cars' will bear  witness to the necessity.  This is why:* In the operation of  the engine the exhaust valve opens  while .the burned gas is yet under  pressure of twenty-five to thirty  pounds a square inch. --Let-indirectly  into the air it would "knock a hole in  it," and the report would* be deafening.. There would be ho talking in  the car or its vicinity. . The muffler provides a chamber, where' the  exhause gases .may expand- and likewise .'cool, thereby, . lessening the  pressure, and by; permitting tho  gases .to pass off "slowly through a  multiplicity of small passages the  exhaust reaches the air. quietly, in-  .stead of with a rush and a "big  noise."  Clogging, of the muffler ..and back  pressure of , unescaped gas prevent  the-cylinders,from being emptied of  burned gas. ��������� This' prevents drawing  in a full charge, of mixture on the intake stroke, the " explosion is weak  and power lessened. .It would he  possible to so clog the exhaust that  the throttle would be' useless; opening it would have no effect. Likewise in- starting the . first few explosions would choke the exhaust  there;' would be a sputter and tho  engine would stop because so little  mixture could enter,the cylinders.  The driver who uses kerosene in  the cylinders to get rid of carbon  will likely transfer it from cylinder  to muffler unless. he opens the cutout when running the engine to blow  out the kerosene "and carbon for the  mixture is nice and soft to plaster  over' the walls of the muffler, and  the heat will quickly bake it into a  nice enamel, covering-holes and  walls'.  While the muffler on-.most cars is  in a most convenient place to get at,  the driver should take it.off occasionally and clean it out, or expect  to eventually have trouble, and perhaps have it blown off. 'This is one  thing you are not likely to find covered by the manufacturer's- book but '  it is none the less important.  BRADNER���������BUCKINGHAM  A pretty home wedding took place  on Wednesday evening-'.-at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.' E. Sumner of  Marpole, when the batter's sister,  Miss Mary Ethel Buckingham, formerly matron of the Mission Memorial  Hospital, was married to Mr. Charles  Bradner of Mission City.  The ceremony was performed by  Rev. S. J. Green, pastor of the Mar-  pole Methodist Church.;. 'The bride  was attended by Miss' MI "Marshall  of New Westminster, .while. Mr. Moul-  dey of Coquitlam supported the  bridegroom. Immediately -after the  buffet supper which followed the  ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Bradner left  on a motor tour of Vancouver Island, the bride wearing a smart tailored suit of blue. -"*  Mr. and Mrs. Bradner. -who have a  large number of friends in the district who wish them every jhappineas  and prosperity, will-reside;here upon  their return.  If you  twisters,'  show sly  are amused    at  try this: "See shy  Sioux snowshoes."  "tongue-  slow Sue- ~Z3W  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  wmnv*a������M*imi  mqktummuam ���������'���������nf?  2W?  whether for Sunday or any other day of the  week should have our "Delicious" Irade-mark  on it. You can always,find Ihis Irade-mark just  under the firsl slice of one of our well-cooked  roasts.   TRY IT AND SEE.  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1*9 09  Abbotsford, B.C.  B*W  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.  otsro  J. J. SPARROW  Essendene Avenue ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  :OSE THEATRE sumas, wash.  SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd  Thos. Meighan in Back Home and Broke  ���������   SUNDAY, JUNE 3rd  ((THE PRIDE OF PAL OMAR"  Peter B. Kyne's Famous Novel  Admission, 10 and 25 cents  PERSONALS  Among the ladies of the W. A. of  St. Mathew's Church who are attending the annual convention, of the  Women's' Auxiliary of the ��������� English  Church held in Vancouver this week  are, Mrs. Aitkens, Mrs. Turner, Si\,  Mrs. Conway and Mrs. F. S. Thorn.  - Miss Pratt has been the guest of  Mrs. Winson of Huntingdon during  the past week.  Mr. A. C. Salt of Vancouver visited his home here at the week-end.  Mrs. Burnell, who has been the recent guest of her sister, Mrs. Bedlow,  has returned to her home at Union  Bay.  Mr. Selkirk of the Fire Rangers'  department visited Abbotsford on  Monday.  IMrs. J. K. McMenemy , is visiting  her sister, Mrs. Thompson, in Vancouver.  The members of the C.G.I.T. Club  held a jolly picnic in the grove by  Mr. W. Roberts' residence on Monday  evening.  Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Edwards were  the guests of Mr. and Mrs'. G. N.  Zeigler at the week-end.  Committees have been named to  make arrangements for the holding  of a Lawn Festival on July 6th to  raise funds in aid of tlie building expenses of the Parish Hall. The affair will be similiar to that held last  year, full details to be given later.  Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Thorn are visiting their daughter in Vancouver.  ;Mr. George Pratt is home from  attending college in Vancouver and  will spend  the summer here.  The monthly meeting of the Men's  Discussion Club of St. Mathew'a  Church was held in tlie Parish Hall  on Thursday, evening. A splendid  paper was read by Mr. F. S. Thorn,  entitled "The Merits and Defects of  the Church of England."  Word has been received by Mrs.  W. L. Mouldy that her mother, Mrs.  Reid, of Renfell, Ont., who has been  seriously ill,  is slowly improving.  Among the list of graduate nurses  of the Vancouver General Hospital  appearing in a Vancouver .paper recently was that of Miss Ella Shepherd. Miss Shepherd is the grand-  daugther of Mr. and Mrs. Elliott who  resided in Abbotsford for some years,  She attended school here and her  many friends extend to her congratulations.  A very pleasant party was held at  the residence of Mr. Patterson last  Friday evening; about thirty guests  being present, and all enjoyed a very  pleasant evening at games and dancing.  There was a  Jarge attendance at  the    annual    "Go-to-Sunday School"  CARD OP 11TANKS  The Abbotsford May Day committee, including (.he teaching staff of  the Abbotsford Superior and members of the local Loyal True Blue  Lodge, take this opportunity of sincerely thanking everyone who assisted, either in a large or small way  in tiie preparation and carrying out  of the May  Day festival.  As it is impossible-io mention the  names of those who so kindly gave  their help for the celebration, wo ask  that each individual take this paragraph as especially meant for him or  her.  We greatly appreciate the support  and assistance given.  Very truly yours.  MRS. A. TAYLOR,  Sec. of Committee  TRY OUR  . I! is a new line and is selling very rapidly.  It contains all the things that make it an ideal  HEALTH BREAD.  TFlY A LOAF  ALBERT LEE, 'Baker -and- Gr  ocer  mo  EXPANSION  OF U.  C. IS. R. CO.  service held in the Presbyterian  church last Sunday morning. A very  fine programme was carried out in  which the May Queen and Miss Canada   took   part.  Word was received here of the  death at Harrison Lake of W. Mim-  nah, an old resident of tnis district  and very well known here. The funeral was held in Vancouver on Thursday.    Death was due to paralysis.   ���������  Miss Gilley visited Mrs. Raley ot  Sardis over Wednesday night.  Preparttions are being made for  the holding of a dance in the theatre  hall on Friday, June 8th. Gardner's  orchestra of Vancouver will supply  the muse for dancng.  Mr. Stewart McPhee of New Westminster spent Sunday at his home in  Abbitsl'ord.  Miss Elsie McPhee, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. A. McPhee of Abbotsford, who has been attending Normal School in Vancouver, iias successfully passed the recent, examination.    Congrtulations.  Mrs. J. Parton is visiting in Vancouver, and while there attended the  musical  festival  this week.  Mr. and Mrs. P. Firlotte of New  Westminster visited freinds in Abbotsford this' week.  The Misses Trethewey Miss R.  Walker, of Vancouver, and Dr.  Crawford motored to Harrison Lake  on Empire Day and enjoyed an outing by the lake They were met there  .by Mr. Leslie Trethwey who is running a camp near the lake.  Mr. Boyce Sutherby of Ladner  spent Sunday in Abbotsford visiting  relatives and friends'.  Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Edwards, Miss  Edwards, Miss Lee and Mr. Bowen  of Vancouver were the guests of Mr.  and Mrs. Zeigler over Empire Day.  Miss Anna Culbert spent Sunday at f  her home in New Westminster.  Messrs Leslie, Charlie and Clark  Trethewey spent the week end at  their home here.  Mrs. J. A. McGowan is visiting  her sister, Mrs. Knox, of ancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Moore left Abbotsford on Friday morning on an extended tour of Alaska, and expect to  be absent several weeks.  Mrs. A. Currie spent Friday in  Vancouver.  Mr. Alex. Thompson is visiing her  sister in Vancouver.  Mr. Stanley Oook spent Sunday at  his home in South Vancouver.  Mr. Coogan, Miss Jessie Coogan  and Miss Viola Campbell visited the  coast on  Sunday.  Under the new law now enforced  in Turkey anyone found drinking alcoholic beverages receives 20 strokes  of the bastinedo.  Plans of the B. C. E. II. company  for further development of water  power -resources aggregating an expenditure of about $10,000,000. and  raising tlie total turbine capacity of  the company from 153,000 to 203.-  000 horsepower, wore announced to  a gathering of municipal representatives of. the Lower Mainland by  George Kidd, general manager, at a  luncheon held at; Stave Falls this  week in honor of Sir Ernest Maes  Harvey, K.B.E., of London/a director of the company.  Only the approval of the provincial authorities is awaited . before  commencing with tho first unit of a  broad scheme to supply the demand  for power anticipated for the next;  15 years. Thc visitors' were taken  over the work now in progress at  the falls, where two dams are being  constructed at'a total, cost of about  $.1,000,000 to augment the storage  capacity of Stave lake, and details of  the projected development work were  outlined.  Surveyors are already on the  ground determining on a, route for  a pole line from tlie present power  plant to a point on the lake about 1 0  miles from the falls, where it is planned to construct a plant with a capacity of 10,000. horse power. This  development is made possible by  the proximity of Alauette lake to  Stave lake and the whole project is  termed the "Alauette-Stave Hydro-  Electric Power Development."  Alouette lake is' about half the  size of Stave lake and its northern  end is only about half a mile from  Stave lake and at an elevation about  140 feet higher.- The water rights on  the smaller lake were obtained some  years ago by tlie Burrard'Power Co.,  a subsidiary to the B. C. E. R. Co.  As soon as the provincial authorities' give their .consent it is proposed  to build a dam at the mouth of Alou-  ete lake, drive a tunnel 3900 feet  long, between it and Stave Lake and  develop 10,000 horse power at the  mouth of the tunnel, taking advantage of the difference in level between the two lakes.  The engineers estimate that this  plant could be in operation within  two years. For covenience in operation it is proposed to make this a  small plant and operate it practically 24 hours a day.  The additional water supply secured through the tunnel from Alauette lake will enable the company to  install a fifth unit at the Stave falls  pant, with a capacity of about 25,-  000 h. p. A pen-sock 20 feet in diameter, larger than any of the others, yet installed at Stave falls, is  being constructed, and will be placed  in the dam now under construction.  This work will he completed in September of this year, so that all will  be in readiness to release the water  into the new turbine when it is' set  up alongside the present Stave falls  plant.  The company's largest plant will  be established near Ruskin. A dam  will be constructed above the "red  bridge" and the water so stored will  be backed up to the present plant,  thus utilizing the entire fall between  Stave lake and tidal water in the two  plants at Stave Falls and Ruskin.  The Alouette lake water will be used  three times and the Stave lake water  twice.  The Ruskin plant will have a capacity of about 80,000 h. p. The development of power in the new plant  at the juncton of the Alouette tun-  el and Stave lake and in the fifth  unit at the falls, will according to  the engineer's estimate, take care  of the needs of the lower mainland  for a considerable period, but it Avas  announced that work must be started on the new plant at Ruskin at an  early date.  The present plant with four units  in operation has a capacity of 52,-  000 h. p. When the development  work outlined by Mr. Kidd is completed the total capacity of all the  Stave-Alouette plants will be 167,-  000 h. p. In addiion, the company  has two plants at Lake Buntzen and  a "stand-by" steam plant in Vancouver with a total capacity of 101,000,  so that the grand total of available  horse power in a few years will be  268,000 h. p.  Of civilized peoples the  Manxmen  are said to be the most superstitious.  NOTARY PUBLIC  rriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Monej ,<o Loan on Rood .Farm Mortgages  &&mimBBxa  i.Va&a-j&BBSSIKUitJ  CASH  ��������� ��������� ^js,&.^&-tl &   GROCERY  "THE STORE OF SATISFACTION"  WE ADVERTISE WHAT WE SELL;    WHAT WE SELI  ADVERTISES US; WE PAY FOR PATRONAGE  AND VALUE  Sweet Mixed Pickles, bulk                   Grape Fruit,   4  for *5c  a   lb. '. 3f,ci  f   y  Heinz Sweet Chow Pickle,'       '.        Soap Flakes, a lb 17 % p  Davie^'' Po^'a'nTi'eans'r' ***       Rhubarb, 7 lbs. for  256  15<* a tin, 3 for  2T������c*        Strawberries, a box  30cl  JUST ARRIVED���������New Maple Syrup in bottles  and cans; also choice Maple Sugar.  FRESH VEGETABLES OF ALL KINDS  WE DELIVER THE GOODS FREE OF CHARGE  Phone 55 ' Phone 55  LOGANBERRY JUTCE  FOR THE ORR;XT  British Columbia loganberry juice  may be sold in Japan and China, if a  pending contract between the West-  Lynn Fruit Produce company and an  exporting firm at the Pacific coast  is completed. Blackberry juice may  also be shipped to the Oriental market, directors of the company    said.  A meeting of the company's directors, with George Hay, president,  in the chair, was held recently. "Loganberry Jim" Fullerton, of Port  Townsend, Wash., a shareholder, attended the meeting in an advisory capacity.  Mr. F. West, superintendent of the  company's sampling plant at Dewdney, which last year' produced 500  gallons of fruit juice, said that, the  nlant, with additions, could manufacture 30,000 gallons' of loganberry  juice this year for Oriental markets,  if the contract is let, with a greater  quantity of blackberry juice.  6h..iiiiiiLmLyesterdayUn   -g r  Quantities of juice manufactured  would depend upon the ripe berries  available. A ton of fruit made 160  gallons of juice. Later, when production warranted the development,  a big plant would be built, at Hatzic  or in Vancouver, Mr. West said.  depend on favorable conditions of  tho materials market. ��������� Production  facilities for the manufacture of  closed bodies' are inadequate to  meet the demand, and this' is liken'  to prove a limiting factor.  A Wrench's a Rim for a' That  By an Interstate Commerce Commission decision, a wrench for fast-  .ening a demountable rim to a wheel  is to be classified as a rim, and  consequently receive the same  freight rate. The decision was  given in the suit of Chevrolet Motor  'Car Co. of California, against the  ^Michigan Central when the latter  wanted to charge more on wrencaes  than on rims. The court ruled that  one wrench could be shipped with  a rim at the same rate.  MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS  ALONG S KEEN A  RIVER  MOST WONDERFUL  SEASONAL  QUIET    IS  EXPECTED IN FALL  The National Automobile Chamber of Commerce view is' that the  extraordinary sale of cars this spring  is expected to have its modifying influences toward a quieter condition  after the first half of the year, although the popularity of closed cars  has tended to stabilize the market  for motor vehicles, creating about 50  per cent, of total.  It is believed, says the N. A. C. C.  that 3,000,000 is an outside figure  for the  1923  output, and    this wilt  The changing panorama of mountains and valleys along the Skecna  and Bulkley Rivers of Central British Columbia, holds the traveller's  constant attention as areas of supreme scientific grandeur unfold  themselves' as the train skirts valleys and rivers, or winds around  mountains, bringing to view quaint  Indian Villages, with Totem pole3 of  the tribes, or hero and there salmon  canneries or mining towns. ..  Interest alternates rapidly alon<r  this portion of the Canadian National Railways'. Bulkley Gate and  Bulkley Canyon are features of great  interest, whilst the Bulkley Valley  is cba-acteristic by its wealth of agricultural land and comprising the  fertile valley of Central British Columbia.  One of the earliest gems used in  the engagement ring was the lode-  stone, which symbolized the force of  attraction which drew the maiden  from her own family into another.  ���������   .    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