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 1W  i ���������  ��������� V  ~x-  VOL. XXV., No. l;v  V.lC��������� Vrtt������rt      vVith which is mcarpc&ated "The Huntingdon Star"  " .*.**- ~ ���������*'   '���������������������������������������������  Abbolsford," B. C, Friday, November 3, 1922.  $1.00 Per AnnuA.   '  zm  u^.  ABBOTSFORD and WHATCOM ROAD  ������     y^ TJfiE-BEST.EX'GIIANCIK FOR. YOUR  fl        ���������".". DAIRY-PRODUCE ���������  We sell your goods at tlie prices we allow you.  R. DesMAZES  DISTRICT No. 4  j' The Hallowe'en social given by  Uhe Parent-Teachers' Association on  1 Tuesday evening was'a feast of de-  ��������� light for the young people and'scholars. Permission had been given for  ', fan,cy'dress, and 'the children ��������� i'ol-  ; lowed their fancies to the limit of  }. materials at hand:    . The girls    were  V queens and fairies", witches and her-  ,   ';oines   from. nursery   rhymes,   ghosts  ���������'..and gypsies. :V,Tlie boys realized their  '��������� dreams,for:i3ne brief hour and were  <'pirates, Indians, clowns^,  "bad men"  V and' heroes'. ,",���������,'  ^  . Amusing stunts-*   were performed,  /'the wits of the elders being excrcis-  , ed ��������� on'  conundrums    and    guessint,  ; games.'- " ,  '       ������  :Jc     A hearty.half-hour of    community  ..' sihging"^preceded'Hhe   "refreshments,  ,, giving everyone an    opportunity    to  r express,- themselves      according   ..to  \\ their.iayHtyJ^.-!:^ff'Ud,.1".tifteen.: ...dollari-.  c '���������' collected at-the   'door will ' 'be -need  towards' the purchase of an electrie  \  heating'--apparatus   for .making    hot  drinks for the children's lunches.  ,  On the eve of her departure to  \ Now Westmfnster, Mrs. Hart was  very ��������� pleasantly surprised by the  members of .the AhboLsford Fa:,tern  Star. Lodge on Thursday canning.  Gaines, 'music and cards filled the  happy hours. Much regret was expressed by all present on account of  , Mrs. Hart moving away, as she was  a very popular and valued member.  In aid of St. Paul's    Presbyterian  Church, a fowl    dinner was    held in  the Cobley Hall on    Friday evening  which was much enjoyed by those in  ,'   attendance.  ' The Women's    Institute of Sumas  '  Prairie have arranged to hold a Me-  ���������   modal Service in the'Municipal Hall  -   at Whatcom Road on Friday evening,  November   11th.  Mrs. J. Murphy has' purchased the  residence recently owned by Mrs.  Haft:  Mrs. Robert Thomas- visited  friends in Abbotsford early in the  week.  LADIES' AH) PLAY IS  A DIVIDED  SUCCESS  The play given in the Alexandria  Hall on Monday . evening by the1.  Ladies' Aid-, of the Presbyterian  Church was,a decided success and  the ladies are to be congratulated for  (he able manner in which the character parts were played- ' The evening  was much enjoyed by tho - large.audience, and the proceeds will go far in  the purchase, of ��������� the stretcher for  the M.-S.-A. Hospital'.    ���������     ���������  Among'the singers; assisting with  the programme were Mrs. Home,  Mr. Thornthwa'ite" .and Mrs. ' Alder.  Music was rendered during the evening by'a* local orchestra.-   ' -  WILL USE ONLY ONE "T"  'Our genial postmaster; has 'received word from the    Post    Office Department thaUit ,has ,>be'eja dacided^tb,  ��������� Spell 'thVnamo "of-'tn'is'town" with' only,  one "t."  The Abbotsford Post when it was  started in May ,1910, ^went carefully  into this matter and decided that Mr.  Abbott of the C. P. R. had no intention of having the town called aftter  him, but to be called after the historical town of Abbotsford in Scotland. While others in the meantime  have been disputing over the name  this paper has used only the one "t"  in Abbotsford. Now that the post  office department has decided to  change, this town will sure to be  on the map correctly.   '  New post office dating stamps  and. other equipment used in dat-  in a post office will arrive shortly.  CLAYBURN   WAS  WINNING  TEAM IN FIRST ROUND  The sad'news was received-in    Ab-  . botsford of the death of Mrs. E. Suth-  erby, who passed    away ai her son's  "-, home in Ladner on  Saturday night.  ,;. The deceased who    was    eighty-one  years of age was    very well    known  ���������- in this district, and -is    survived    by  -.two sons, Mr. Fred Sut;:^.-">y of Abbotsford arid Mr. Frank Su'herby of  Ladner.    The funeral was    held    on  t    Monday, Rev.-Mr. Gilbart of Ladner  officiating. ;  '        The sympathy of the    community  iB extended to Mr. and Mrs. Suther-  by-'  LANGLEY PRAIRIE, Oct. 30.���������  One win and one draw were recorded in the first round for the possession of the Packenham cup in the  Fraser Valley senior amateur fooi-  bali league on Saturday. Chilliwack was the team eliminated, being  defeated by Clayburn. The score  was four 'goals to nil.  ���������In the second game Langley United ad Abbotsford played to a 1-1  draw. An extra 12 minutes was  then decided on, but neither team  was able to register. Finally the  game was called on account of. darkness, and will'have to be replayed.  The two remaining teams in the  league, Mission and Clayburn, drew  byes for this round, and are match-  agninst each other ' in i the second  round.  Don't forget the War Veterans'  dance on Friday evening November  10th.  Ffl/iSEBILtlf POULTRY SHOW  Arrangements'; for the above show  , which is.this year being held at Abbotsford undei; the auspices of the  M. S. A. Poultry Association are now  almost complete and up ,to date  everything points' to it being one of  tho best, over held in the Fraser Valley. ��������� '";,'(��������� -' ;  The show is ,to run for four days  from the ,14th to tlie 17th of November, Wednesday .the 15th will be the  official opening" day and it is expect-  er that Hon. E.,D. Barrow, Minister  of Agriculture will' attend to open  the show.  ��������� On Thursday the 17th, there is to  be a p&ultrymen's. convention in. the  G. .W.'.V. A. Hal]', during the- afternoon when prominent poultrymen  and" poultry experts from, all parts of  the province will: give addresses'and  practical..demonstrations. At 5:3,0  p. m. the visiting poultrymen and  exhibitors will, 'be entertained at a  banquet in the {Alexandria Hall to  be followed by a*' dance in the evening. '      , ��������� .;���������  The W. A. of tlie G. .W. V. A.    are  to cater for both .the banquet and the  supper dance and., that   fact   alone  should Lbe sufficient  guarantee    for  the success: of'the-catering.  ���������'  A display of. the    many    magnif-  icient trophies.,   bjeing.    offered   .has  been arranged-,ana they ��������� will    be on  show throughAheCourtesy-of Mr. H.  P. Knoll An/one p#Jiis'   display. rwin-  dows^fo'^a't" least ten ';fiaj[s. prior.., .tq  the'date of sh6y/v::'Jfmongsi them are  two silver cups which    should be of  .great'interest to .'Abbotsford  people,  viz.,���������-��������� '/The    Abbotsford-.- Challenge  Cup"- presented' by  the'   Abbotsford  Lumber,-. Mining, and    .Development  Company Limited and '.'The M. S. A.  Cup" presented by Mr. Robert Duncan of the M. S. A.    Transfer    Company,   Abbotsford.    These   two  cups  alone  should   be  sufficient   to  draw  competition from all    parts of    the  Province.  As this show will be one of, if not  the finest that our district has had  in years if) should be unnecessary to'  remind anyone and everyone that it  is their duty to tyoost for the success"  of the show for all they are worth  and help to put their district on the  map in large print.. ... : ,  The poultry'men: are fortunate in  having Mr. F. Matthews to act , as  show superintendent." He is one of  ihe oldest members of the B. C.  Poultry Association, and has for  many years been a breeder of Barred  Rocks in the interior and at Abbotsford. He has resided here for many  years. He is considered one of the  most experienced poultrymen in  this district.  'LEST WE   FORGET"  MORE MILES TO THE GALLON,  PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  ".Phone 53or25X  Armistice Day, November 11th,  will this year be observed in Abbotsford by a brief memorial service.  Stores are requested by the Veterans and their friends to close for  ten minutes���������five minutes before 11  o'clock to five minutes after . 11  o'clock, so that all may. attend the  memorial service at the War Veteran's flag pole on Essendene Avenue.  All invited to attend.   "  On Sunday November 12th there  will be a Memorial and Decoration  Service at Kazelwood Cemetery, St.  Nicholas, when the; graves, .of the  Veterans buried .there will be decor-:  ated. This service- will beat 3, o'  clock.' Curs leave Abbotsford at 2:39  returning at 3:47. The G. W. V. A.  are making arrangements for both  services. i  The todies of the \V. A. or St  Matthews Church are holding a  sale of homo cooking in Mr. King's  store Saturday afternoon at 2 p. m.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian Church were pleasantly' entertained at the home of Mrs. McMen-  emy on Wednesday afternoon.  On Thanksgiving evening, Novein-  ,ber the 6th, a whist drive and dance  will be given in the G. W. V. A. Hal!  in aid of the Abbotsford Athletic Association, beginning at ,8 p. m. sharp.  Special  music . for  dancing.  Mrs. O'Hara of Cloverdale.was the  guest of 'Mrs. Brown during the  week.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Beckham ' and  children of Vancouver have,been the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Dow-  nie. >  Mrs. Gillen has .leased her residence to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. L.  Baden-Powell for the winter and will  take.up residence in Vancouver until the end of the University' term.  Mrs..Brown, Mrs. Miller and Miss  Verna Stinson were week-end visitors in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Oscar L. Hicks of Ml'.  Lehman visited .Mrs. Dan Smith on  Wednesday.  Mrs. M. McMillan was a visitor to  Bellingham this week.  Miss Muriel Wright ��������� entertained  several friends at a party ' on Hallowe'en  night.  Members of the Abbotsford Orange Lodge were very-pleasantly entertained by the' Milner Lodge .on  Friday * evening. Following the  Lodge "meeting a -social -and ���������'dance  were held:' '-'/'��������� '  " .  Plans' are completed for the attractive Masquerade'' Dance which is  to be given under the auspices of the  G. W. V. A. on Friday next. Special  prizes are offered for the best costumes. A very large attendance is  expected.  Mr. Robert Gillen of Calg'ary has  been, visiting his mother here.  .  Mrs. Bryanton and' little daughter  have returned from a visit in Vancouver.  Mrs. S. Cole who resided here    is  ���������n ^,���������..fe 0j; the Vancouver General  Hospital. '.   -'. . : i . r-iWi'W'VM  M,r. W.J. Gray is opening a general grocery store in the building owned by Mr. Weatherbee on Essendene  Avenue.  There will be a special service for  members of the G. W. V. A. and all  returned men at St. Matthews  Church;^ Sunday evening, Nov. 12 at  7:30. The choir will sing Stainer's'  "What Are These" and an appropriate sermon >will be preached, by  "the vicar, Capt. Rev. A. H. Priest.  Mr. B. Weatherbee has left for  Campbellton, N. B. where ��������� Mrs.  Weatherbee and Doris are residing.  Miss Agnes Gillen -was a. recent  visitor at her home in Abbotsford. .  Under the auspices of the Loyal  True Blue Lodge a whist drive will  be held on the evening of .November  17th. Alterations are being made ,to '  the Orange Hall, which is also' tyeing  enlarged,'and should the work . be  completed the whist drive will be  held, in the Orange Hall. If not  other arrangements will be made.  ' A jolly' Hallo.we'en party" was given at the residence of'Mrs. W-. Roberts' on Tuesday evening when guests  to the number of thirty were very  pleasantly entertained by games and  various .attractions. ��������� Mrs. R. H. Eby-  assisted" the hostess and music for  dancing was supplied by the Abbotsford Orchestra.  Mrs. .George Smith and "children  of Sumas mountain are visiting Mrs.  A. M'clnnes.  A most enjoyable Hallowe'en  dance was given by the members of  the -Eastern ' Star ���������-'Lodge' of ���������,; Abbprt3- v  ford, in the Theatre on Friday evening. Over two hundred invitations'  were issued, and the" attendance-was  large, a very pleasant evening being  spent by all. The hall was tastefully  decorated in keeping with the occasion, witches, black cats'and pumpkins were used to advantage, ijeun's  ���������orchestra was present.  Services will be held in St. Matthew's Anglican Church at-Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Kev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  Dont*. forget the War Veteran's  'i.once on Friday evening, November  10th. The dance this year promises  to be better and bigger than ever,  and last year it was one of the very  big events of the year. Be there and  have real enjoyment.     ���������  Saturday, November .11th is  Poppy Day, and poppies will be sold  on that day in Abbotsford. Everyone,  should wear a poppy. , ,.���������,  Don't   forget   the     date   of   the  Bazaar.  We are Proud of Our GROCERY  DEPARTMENT ��������� Quality,   Service      and       Close      PRICES  have built up our business    to ' its    present  standard.  Red Arrow Soda, a package .......... -20<������  Royal Crown Soap, a carton ............25$  Canned Tomateos���������-McKirinon Brand  2  for   ;.-.' 35#  Stove Pipe Enamel,    y2 Pt. Bottle,    Tin and  Brush   ........ ... .;. .. .;......... ... ..  15$  Rogers'  Qt. Sealer Golden Syrup at  . .30$  Prepared Corn  Starch, a package   ...  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY" ���������i  $.  PAQti two  ^TMS ABBOTSFORD POST  ���������:rti  ���������.1.,  ZJZXZ.  ZMZ.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  :     Published Every Friday  J. ABATES. Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER   3,   1922  The third session of the present  parliament started business at Victoria on Monday, last,, aiul may be  expected to be in session for. the, next  six weeks, provided Premier.' Oliver can stand the pressure .that long.  The Liberal government has ,the jirlv ���������  ilege of holding two more sessions  before it appeals to the people for-reelection. It is hoped the government  will give the people something this  session in the. way of legislation that.  will be'for the good of /the whole  province. )  The first session was \ devoted ,to  abuse of tho former govern men t.  ��������� Tula (Aveakenod; and the next session  was one grand battle of defense  against .the .Bowser builots���������many  taking effect.  What this paper would really like,  to see would.be a speech ofuPrem-hu'  Oliver-giving .In detail what he .has  done for the people of this' province  besides- raising- taxes; ' abusingr*i/uo  former Conservative government:  telling the people how poor and  hard-up.the.government was; borrowings/money for the P.G.E.; ami  constantly ��������� reminding the people  that he was "Honest' John Oliver,  Premier of British Columbia.  During the' 'past six    years    mauy  changes have .taken-place at Victoria,  ������������������?but .probably at the present time    no  - change.,w,o,uld be sp;welcome as    the  resignation of Premier   Oliver, . and  the .calling .in of Dr. McLean, as- pre-  ��������� mier of the , province; except of  qourse.-,the,.,ever*.welcome ��������� news that  Premier, Oliver -.was    going to iiamc-  ...'dlateryr.pia.ee :his, case.once more be-  - fore/thei.people-of this province. It  would;ib.e..-a iPQlitical   .landslide    that  .even the-Liberals of    the    province  .���������w.ould reJoi,nce; over.  The.record.,of the Oliver, government,- in Dewdney.   where    "Honest''  . .Jphn-.was .resurrected to .political life,  . does- not show" that he has accomplished.! much, for the    men who  .���������voted..for 'him. The .-promises that  have ..been .-broken    outnumber     the  ��������� good that -has been done to the com-  munity.,".by. having, done so noble   -^a  .deed. '/Space does, permit our recording the'misdeeds of the    Oliver gov-  . eminent, suffice it to say that from  ' one end of the riding, to   'the'   other  - there was such general, dissatisfaction with the representation of Premier- Oliver that .at. the .last election  a ;Conservative -.was .sent .to Victoria  to. speak,, for De.wdhey.  to notice the greatv change; in Parliament and'its authority as'the ������sover-  ign body representing the will of.-the  British .people--,. Before, ��������� , Lloyd  George,.-Parliament" was supreme-' bus  he .reversed the "role, dictated legislation and .acquired, more power aud  greater dominion, than any . Caesar,  ever had. The mere fact that, the  Legislation he dictated was " mostly  beneficial, does not change the fact  fch-u Lloyd George was establishing  a most dangerous precedent in attaching unlimited power to the office'of Premier. England has never  long, tolerated dictation from Kings,  or Premiers and her greatness, is  based upon this ��������� fact. England h\  England, and the fount of liberty,  because of her sturdy citizenship,  individual .intelligence .and instinct  for self government; curb these instincts and abilities with a dictatorship ever so bencfioient and  thoy wil soon die,as anything which  falls into disuse will die.  As Prime Minister, Lloyd George  wielded more power than any' ,mau  who ever held office before him; be  held more power than any. one man  should bo allowed (,o hold. He established a precent in this regard,  which if allowed to take root and  some*day fall into the hands of a  man of lesser calibre, would mean  the end of British self respect and  British greatness which had its  birth and lives today in the personal  responsibility of free and complete  citizenship.  And the. world needs the ancient  British tradition of man hood sui  frage and individual responsibility.  Rather than these should be-diminished by a jot or tittle it were better  'that ten thousand Lloyd Georges  should go by the'board, wth all' due  respect to his great name and 'deeds.  If he is ever allowed to return to office it should only ��������� be on . terms  whereby- he would lose much of his  former power and be ' forced to accept Parliament as his master, not  "his servant. For Parliament is the  concentrated virility of the British  people and will not, must not, be ignored.���������Farm  and -Home.  cash in advance business.  If I soil 'a  pair of pnrnts 1 must treat tho family,  to candy and cigars, and if I buy   a  load of potatoes 1 must do the siun,-.  Customers' who are able to pay, hang  on to their money,    while 1    pay 1 C  ���������per cent at the    bank'to    got    readv  cash.     I have a" big business during  hard times   and    poor    crftps," from  people, who are willing to trade wit!,,  .me provided .I,:can ��������� duplicate,   caui-  logue .prices and wait    until harvest  for my money.    My scales weigh loo  much when L sell sugar and too lil'le  when I buy butter.    1 am a thief,    a  liar', and a grafter.    If 1 smile L    ;\m  a soft, soapy grafter,    and If 1 don'i  I am a gnunp.   Yes, certainly this in  ,a. snap." And he looks over $10,000  worth of accountB^all'good, and wonders how he ca<n   raise $35 to   pay a  sight .draft due'to-morrow.���������'Ex.  MANSON TALKS 0������ "WOHK-  MEN'S   COMI������f'J'NTa'A'li������N .ACf  THE WEEKLY   NEAVSPAPER  A comparison of local newspapers  of a number of years' ago and the  present .publication's with which almost every district .of any importance  is familiar, reveals a'��������� remarkable,  stride in the progress made, not  In .191.6 Nicomen Island looked J 0nly from a mechanical point of view  like..a .'promised land' to the settleit?! ovz a\30 jn a literary sense." '  there when- Friend-' Oliver wa.sj .There ,are many among us . who  through-telling-them what he would  cau recall the -paper--of    say-fifteen  "Whon an accident occurs aud a  widow becomes pensionable flic  Board's actuaries ' calculate the  amount which will be necessary ,to  pay her the pension for the rest of  her  life. %  '���������'As in the lite insurance business!  this is dono on the'"basis of expectancy, taking into consideration her  age and other factors. There.is an  accepted scientific formula I'or making these* calculations. One of '��������� Urn  factors on which the year's assessment on'industry is based is (ho  amount which is required to be sol.  aside in this way.  "That is, each year pays for its  own accidents in full' TheMutal pension payable, if I'or instance, a widow-  is expected to live 20 years, is  collected In tho annual ' asKKiuuucnl  next, following the accident m  question. Allowance is made, bow-  ever, for the interest which tin.'  money- will earn at 5 per cent., Uiuf  reducing the-total assessment to a  considerable   degree.  "Briefly," the board ascertains what  amount is-necessary to'set aside in  order,to comply with the law,, and  does not set aside an amount which  earning fi per cent, will be sufficient  to pay the pension awarded. The  total of these accumulated pensions  is what people.call the reserve fund.  "The suggestion that this fund be  used to increase the compensation  rates iss.'therefore,' based" on air obvious1 misconception.    This fund . is  When yeur telephone is left accidentally-..off  tlie'l-iooi:, 31 registers the same as a, call'at 'ceBtfai.  W the operator gels no'.response to;her .'"Number..  Please/' lhe number.is,handed overto llie-repair-  ing forces as being out,of order...,All this involves  tests, reports and time.. In the meantime, no oris  -gels you on your .telephone. .���������      ," ;'���������";  "Off the hook'' is a very common, cause of kilo anip lion io. telephone service. By the exercise  of care in this connection 5rou will protect your  service and avoid inconvenience to yourself and  o tliers.   * ' ���������       .   ���������  British Columbia Telephone Company,  ./������������������  do for them if he were., elected. He  was elected and that is as far as the  promises .went, except when Den  Martyn later renewed the. promises  and a thousand., others .of minor importance.  Oliver used to,.say-that the "roado  of -D.ewdney :were too good, too  much money- having ,'been spent on  them,", and that opinion appears to  still hold good for, for six years  they-have-been, sadly neglected.  'years ago, filled on'the inside with  what is known in the ,.business "as  "boiler plate" leaving only the "outside pages to be printed^ locally.  These latter pages were usually taken up with political and world news,  and probably contained a continued  story, while local news and items of  local interest had but,a scanty representation in one corner.  The change to-present day publications has been imperceptible but  steady, and today the best weeklies  of Canada are crammed with, local  news, in fact at times it is impossible  to find room for all that occurs locally." "Boiler plate" is done away with,  ���������and iu this regard it is only fair to'  say that this paper has never in -the  course of its career sought this method of creating bulk���������and local news  and local features have the foremost  place.  .^Although town and county are  today flooded with cheap periodicals  and daily papers, yet the country  weekly has not suffered in the slightest degree, but has gone forward and  strengthened its" hold- upon its local  field. -While to jokers in the community the weekly is known as "the  rag" yet it is a fact that never is  more keenness displayed than when  the local paper is issutd and each.sub  scriber eagerly scans its pages . for  news of interest to themselves    and  How often  do we hear it said "read every word  of our local paper" aud of how many  dailies or periodicals can this be  said?���������Summeriand  Review.  -  and bai few Repairs for  usage.-'-  Lloyd George arose from the war  as the greatest man and statesman  of his day and certainly his premiership and achievements are unique in  British history. If any man may be,  said to have won the -war against  Germany, that >man is Lloyd George  and he will undoubtedly go down in  , history as' the dynamic . force ..which  crushed the Teuton and saved .the  world.  Not only was .Lloyd George; great  in war; he was;.great in the peace  which preceded, the war and his  premiership since November of  1918 has been .indicative of ever  growing personality, power and  ability! It was Lloyd George who  raised the British labor, masses-from  the depths of Bolshevism. Tlhe English working man ..may thank his  faithful servant David for the blessings of Old Age Pensions, Work- ..,..,.. ���������  ���������  mln's  Compensation,  Unemployment!^ ^strict,  generally.  Insurancevan'd reams.of further protective , legislation.  Lloyd -George's service has been to  no one class of the people; British  capital-has nothing to complaivi-  about; its possessions, its tvade and  commerce, its property of ail description have-been, preserved inviolate throughout the world. There  never was a British Premier who served his country more faithfully or  more efficiently. .  Then, considering all this, why has  Lloyd George fallen?    The answer is  ��������� simplyvtha't British  people are such  that they do not require a. dictator;  they merely-need������a leader.  The,Conservative Party of Great  Britain has only figuratively done-to.  .to .Lloyd .George.what Brutus did f>  Caesar. It was unthinkable that  the British people with their God-  given high average of intelligence  and,, thei.rXinsti.net., for self-government and personal liberty should  ever be allowed to degenerate into a  nation merely governed and not self-  governing.  Every  person  of discernment  ������Mi<-i  - has -watched <- the; ������������������- caFeep -of   Lloyd.  George since the war has been pained  a trust fii'hd, which the board is obliged to invest under the Trustee Act.,  viz., Dominion or Provincial Kf-unties or municipal bonds. These  bonds are always purchased in the  open market, after notice and the  securities offering the highest yield  are accepted in competitive bids.  "It may be pointed out "that , one  result of this'policy is, that.if tomorrow the act* were repealed;and "a new-  method were-adopted- -of...-handling  industrial' accident" victims there  would be enough money in the trrja  sury to'fulfill every obligation whif-h  the. board has to every injured workman, every widow,.-every orphan."  Mr. Manson also gave- some statistics showing how-the-act has operated.' The amount of compensation  and medical aid which the board  has paid out has'increased year by  year from $677,000 in- 1917, its  first year, until in 1921 there was  paid   out  $2,230,000.  "What the-act moans to the workers of the province may best be inferred from the fact that in the fiist  year,  when  only ���������  two-thirds    of    a  million dollars was paid out, this! length of life of his gearshift  was more than employers had paid  -to their workers as the result of  accidents in the previous 20 years  under the old ' litigation, system,''  said" Mr.  Manson. - %  , in your old car in part payment  for a 490 Chevrolet Special Easy  payments for the, balance.  ��������� ���������-��������� '  1 hew car means, that you will have rtew tires >  i *  -according-'to-  sometime-  fUART-MO  Chevrolet and. Nash Agents  Mission City, B: C.  \  NATURAL TAR SAND  GOOD ROAD MATERIAL  MUSINGS OF A  COUNTR17 MERCHANT  The following quotation .portrays  conditions in some localities. We  trust' this is not a local experience.  ".Yes,"' remarked a country merchant, "I certainly"1 have a snap  Wholesale houses send me duns every  month and draw on mo at sight, but  if. I send ,a bill to a. farmer he comes  swearing mad and quits trading at  my store. While I am hard up for  money, many of those who are owing  me are .sending money in advance to  mail order houses. If I contribute  money for any cause people say I  am bidding for trade. If 1 don't they  say I am a hog. Every day 1 am expected to dig up for everything that  comes along, from a raffle ticket to  a church fund, by people who claim  I ought to do this* because'they do  part of their -trading here, but o;t  friends', Robert Simpson and T. Ea^-  on, neither, buy tickets,nor help the  church fund, and yet' they   get the  The Research Department of the  University of Alberta has made excellent-progress in developing a good  road surfacing material, from natural tar sands-from the Fort McMur-  ray district. ���������-, A process has been  developed whereby the asphalt can  be extracted from the sand. It ;s.  planned to carry investigations on  during the winter, "'the university  having secured 22 tons of the sands,  which will be reduced. "With tho  four or five,tons' of asphalt obtained,  stretches' of rural road will be surfaced. If this surfacing stands I lie  test, it is expected the development  of the deposits will assume large  proporions.  Two tons" of sand have boon-  brought to Edmonton by the Dominion Government, and all those who  desire an opportunity to experiment  with them can obtain samples from  the lands office there.  disengaged. Remember.just a slight  touch on the accelerator pedal jusi  before the "clutch is thrown out.  A little practise will enable an?  driver to make an almost soundless  shift and will add  materially to the  ONIONS  Growers who have any onions for  sale should hold on for n few weeks.  There is sure to be a considerable advance in price for well matured dry  stock, at least sufficient to pay for  cost  of production.  Advices from Washingon and California-show the onions have suddenly jumped' iu price.  One large jobber in Calgary who  has bought 13 cars is looking for- 20  more. He sees a splendid speculation in -onions. We -advise growers  to withdraw quotations and hold all  unsold stpek.  We do not place auy stress on tho  rumor that, California onion growers  have secured control. We believe the  quantity of onions produced this  year is under the normal' consumption besides the Canadian market is  well established for Canadian grow--  c -s this year by the operation of the  "dumping  clause.':  Alex. S. Duncan--  Barrister      Solicitor  Natary. Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood "Building  Phone 8001 P. O. Box 69  MISSION eiTY,-B. C.  y-~  \YINTER FEED FO'H  THE DAIRY COW  SHIFTING   AUTO    UHAR&I  There is seldom any difficulty, in  shifting from second to third, or  from third to fourth, in cars equipped with a four-speed gearset.  Tho most troublesome change for  most drivers is that from third back  to second and this is where we get  the clashing and grinding. To begin  with most drivers make this downward shift when the car is travelling too fast. The car should not be  going more than ten miles per hour  or fifteen at the outside. The best  method of avoiding the trouble is by  accelerating the engine just a little,  just as" the shift is thrown out. Do  not accelerate after clutch   has boon  liow to keep-up the winter milk  flow is a problem confronting a  s-.ivat many dairymen, more so .ui  sections whore the temperature is  severe than in the milder climate of  J'.ritish Columbia. Inv'yiablv , ihp  price of milk goes up in .the fall and  down in the spring and 'just as untiring the supply d.'-ops in the fa'l  fud iporonf-sp!! in th<"> Rnriii"- Thf*  dairyman given good cows, the proper proportion bred to treshen in tne  fall, and conditions suitable for  good general management in the  matter of sanitation and thorough  and regular milkers, it is then up to  the feeder to keep the milk supply  up to the maximum.  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director.  AGENT -.FOR -'HEADSTONHSi  Phone Connection. Mission City  Atkinson  General Auctioneer and Live  StoGk  Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen oi  the Fraser Valley. Am famijar  with the different breecis d*f live  ������. tick and theft- values.  Raspberries and strawberries show  excellent bloom in this district at  this time of the year. It goes to  show what- a, ���������mild. October will do. :  Address all e<  Box 34 Chi'lliWit?  rtnmunications '������;to  The 'dance given by the Dewdney  Girls' Club on Oct. 27 was a big  success. A large-crowd were present, many coming, ".from Vancouver.  The hall was prettily decorated ��������� in  the club's new colors, blue and gold.  The girls take this dpportunity" of  thanking those who helped make  their first dance of the season a  ���������success.:;',������������������:������������������:  ���������vJ  %  A  .m  .'���������I  A\  '���������I  *oS^^w&^^jg^w^������^g  ivorcir.' ".. u���������x���������^i -j.  ;a*'^ax*asA:gwgiS~^-r*<fc*^  g���������^������������^^^  i &0  es  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  B. C. Land Surveyor and  0^il Engineer  i i������  R<J93i  6  Hart  Block,  ChilHwack'  ���������St*   42S.  'timasaM tfutiintraii ram  CKIiLIWACK  ���������aramianraiaaBiBU'iuiwraMaaa  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  ,._-������������32  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FD1DAY  ��������� /" v    ��������� <  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  ALAN NL BROKOVSKI  AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEE!*  LIVE STOCK a Specials  P. 0. Box 94  ���������  1  'PROFITA B IiE    INSU R A NCK"  Let me insure your buildings; not fire insurance, but  against decay by ravages of  wind and weather. A coat or  two'.of good paint is a splendid  investment, and tbp fall is the-  best time to apply it, as a pro-  tectib'n' against the winter's  dampness. ��������� _  Estimates free���������pi-ices* rea-  ' sonable.  J. E. PARTON  Painter and   JPaperhangor  AJ3BOTSFOR1),   B.   c.  I  7  WEEKIN CALGARY  The wholesale fruit dealers met in  the Board of Trade rooms Wednesday and discussed ways and means to  Stabilize the apple market. After  this meeting, the Western Jobbers  held a meeting to arrange for their  Convention, to be held in Calgary on  the 8th; 9th and 'iOch January. ^The  Western Jobbers extend a hearty invitation -to representatives of the  fruit growing industry to be with  them on this occasion and partake in  '.their deliberations.  This is' Sunshine Apple Day in Calgary. Over 250 boxes of B. C. apples  have been donated by B. C. shippers  to the Herald Sunshine Club. The  funds realized  from the tag sale of  , these apples will be applied to provide Christmas hampers to the deserving needy. The Rotary Club  will'make this a record Tag Day.  We have examined "the apples donated and find them all in the Extra  Fancy class, including Delicious,  Macks and Jonathans. No better ad.  could be devised to stimulate apple  consumption/  Three of the best sales made this  year of B. C. produce were made by  the Vernon Fruit Co. this week. On  October 24th a -shipment of Golden  Bantam sweet corn was received  from .Mr. G. Kingsbury, of Wes:  Bank, and sold wholesale at 57<r per  doz. Also a crate of raspberries arrived from Mr. S. Eaele. of-Dewdney  and sold whplcsaie i������l ;?10 per crate.  On the 26th', the same firm received  four crates of pooches from Mr. hi.  Johnson, Westbank. _ Two crated  (larg'"\    well   colored)      were   sold  "wholesale atv$3 each, the other .two  wholesaled at -f2.50 each.  This is a very cheerful contrast to  the present price of apples. During  this coming week Calgary retail fruit  dealers, will put on. an apple display  'of O.K. apples, all'varieties. , Fivo  substantial prizes will    be    awards.'  ���������for the best displays.   ...  Some of/the finest Delicious applet  that have^been:. seenLo'ii" this market  came.from the-farm;of M. C, Sievers.-  6f Narairiata.������������������������������������:'  ' The weather this week    has   been  cool,  crisp and  clear.  wbmbJE  Wipe Qui Deficit  At Closing Session  VANCOUVER. Oct. 28.���������Assured  by delegates to Lhe annual convention of the 13. C. Prohibition Association that they would wipe out the  deficit of $1800 from the" last campaign and would. set themselves  earnestly by the task of raising the  -required budget of $4000 for tho ensuing year, Rev. A. E. Cooks accepted his unanimous election as president of the closing session-oh Thursday.  As evidence of their faith in his  leadership, (lie delegates went into  their pockets and within a few minutes had subscribed over' half tho  amount represente'd  in the deficit.  When tho final subscription had  been secured ������ntr tho evening mooting  it was announced, amid enthusiastic  applause that the sum of '[!2lf>0 ban  been raised, thus leaving a balance of  over $300 after the debt, of I? I 800  )incf been wiped out. Plans for I ho  organization of the entire province  would proceed at once, it was stated.  Rcpoal of the li. ��������� C. Liquor Control Act.and total prohibition for (he  provinco under (ho Canada Temperance Act, including prohibition of  the importation, manufacture 'find  sale of liquors, abolition of wholesale  lifiuor warehouses, and every member pledged to work for the Dominion-wide prohibition, were the avowed objects of the convention, which  the delegates promised to support  their new president in achieving.  Among resolutions passed at th-^  closing'session  was    one  against the inclusion  of liquor sales in tho  euues and tne distribution oi mor.- y  so obtained among the munhiipji 1 ilioa  ana hospitals of (ho province. This  resolution registered "unnlier.ibj"  opposition to the riJsing of public  .revenue;:' from tho mile of alcoholic  .liquors for bcvor.iae purposes"    and  ,^?taTSi- Chief Justice '  Opens Legislature  declared that sue*  a ������, system  debauches 'tho  public  cOM&eiunc-n     aud  makes the public sharers'in the pro  fits of a iut'oinccs which c'l jpradfu and  destroys,"  Another resolution pledged "tho  delegates to favor the nomination  and election of political candidates  willing to place prohibition, principles above party affiliations and. to  pledge themselves to tho re-nnac'-  ment of prohibition.  Tlic\,ooi-vont,ion also wont on record iu'regard to tho proposal to extend the scope of (ho Liquor Control  Act, expressing strong opposition to  this and declaring that if lhe government docs decide (o take a plebiscite on the proposal lo permil Hi-)  retail sale of beer anl light wmwk,  tho dissocial ion will insist thai an al-  lernafivc proposal be submitted u-  the electors, permitting . them '.u  vole on tho queaUou of whether or  n'ot thoy desire to return to total prohibition, with prohibition of impoils  as a   third stipulation.  Preparation;; are boinj; made by  the Trail , Ci. \V. V. A. to undertaia;  (he erection of a cover'over the big  German gun which has stood exposed (o (he elements ever since il.s  a'rrival from the w-tir zone in ('"'ranee,  protesting over three years ago.  VICTORIA, B. C, Oct.. ao.���������Chict'  .luHiicc jVlacdonald road the Speech  from the Throne at , lhe opening or  of the legislature as follows:  "Mr. Speaker and members of the  legi'slalfire:  "1 welcome ynu to the (bird session of the fifteenth parliament of  British   Columbia. "    ���������  '"Sjnco you last met, their excellencies the governor-general -of Canada and Lady Byng have visited the  province and have been most loyally  welcomed at all points. '  ' "During the period since your last  st.f.nion, continued representations  have bo (Mi made lo tho Dominion  Board of Railway C'oninibifiioiiers for  lhe reduction of railway Iraiiijpor-  lalion rules, aud tor the entire removal of the discriminatory mountain scale which has boefi in force'for  many years in (he province. 1, am  glad to state that a considerable reduction in general rates has been obtained, and that the excess of mountain over prairie rates has been re  duf'c-d by one-half. It is the intention  of tho government to persevere iu  ilr-i efforts for the entire removal of  lhe excess mountain rates scale. To  that end an appeal to his excellency  (he govcrnor-general-in-cuuncil is in  course of  preparation.  "It is a matter'or regret that tho  application of the governmtnt to  S'-cu'ro the prohibition of the' importation ' of liquor into British  Columbia,  except,  by  the    provincial  PAGE THRBB  ss  ������- Living.Room.Alpine Club,  :r "at Banff.  ��������� Of all the trails, Nthe mountain  . ones rare most alluring and each year  they.call to the members of the  Alpine Club of Canada who" held  ���������their annual camp this season at  ���������Lake O'Hara. The Camp, known as'  ���������'the "O'Hara Meadows Camp" was  ���������an open -Alpine Meadow at an altitude of 6,600 feet above sea level,,  [gay with mountain blooms. j  . The Lake, an Alpine gem, in.  ���������whose bright surface, with witchery  lof reflection, towering: mountains  iare held captive, with the bright  'green of the forests that surround  jthe shore.  J This Alpine realm in the heart of  Ithe Rockies, a realm of crags and  icanyons, of encircling and overhanging peaks, has a variety of charms  ithat are never exhausted. The  mountains, ranging from ten thou-  jsand to eleven thousand, five hun-  Idred feet above sea level, include the  .matchless picture of Lefroy glacier,  jthe , great white peaks of Victoria,  jthe massive Cathedral Crags, Stephen, Odoray and other giants of the  {Rockies.    Each  new view beckoned'  BLUENOSE  AWARDED  POSSESSION OF cur  ���������GLOUCESTER, Mass., Oct. 28.���������  The 'international . committee in  charge of the fisherman's races yesterday awarded the cup and first  prize of the purse to ,,-the Canadian  schooner Bluenose and her ���������skipper,  Captain Angus Walters. All protests made against the schooner's  victory were disallowed. The committee's action was announced .- as  unanimous.  ito fresh delights. Below Odoray is  ithe cabin built by the Swiss guides  iin which there is always a camper's  ! In 1909 the Alpine Club of Canada  jopened its club house. headquarters  iat Banff' and held a special annual  camp at Lake O'Hara. It was  ���������unique;in that ah invitation to attend tnis camp, as guests. of the'  'Alpine Club of Canada, was sent to  -the president and members of the  (Alpine Club, England. A party cf  20 accepted the invitation. The  ���������guests included ' mountaineers, well  jknown in many parts of the world.,  It is interesting to note that in  1920, the Alpine Club of Canada  became affiliated with the "Alpine  Club" of England, the oldest and  j������iost famous of all Alpine clubs.  ��������� The annual .camp is for the pur-  jpos'e of enabling members of the  crab to meet together amid the great  (hills of Canada, and. to assist graduating members to qualify for active  (membership. Those who have made  'an ascent of at least-2,500 feet, are  eligible *> for active membership.  Those distinguished in literature,- art  ax science, relating to mountains,  ���������gje given certain��������� recognition," __^.  . Al Lake O'Hara.  The objects of the club are the  motion of scientific study and exploration of Canadian Alpine regions, the cultivation of art in relation to mountain scenery, the education of Canadians to an appreciation of their Canadian heritage, the  encouragement of mountain craft  and the opening" of new regions as  national playgrounds. The preservation of the natural beauties of the  mountain places and of the fauna  and flora in thoir habitat, is promoted. -  The Club House of'the Alpine Club  of Canada, opened in 1909, is situated on the slope of Sulphur Mountain.  300 feet above the town of Banff.  Spread in vast panorama, are, thei  deep river-threaded-'.-valleys of the  Bow and Spray and the forest clad  mountains beyond with their snowy  peaks glistening in th-2 sun. From  the broad verandas of the Club  House, nature''seemed one harmonious tune.  The Club Hou.'fe is .^replete with  interest. Bowls and baskets of  mountain flowers were in attractive  arrangement. Tlje -finis pictures of  Canadian mountains were worthy of!,   t ��������������������������������� j   ���������*  study as well as interesting photographs of well known mountaineers  of Europe and Canada. The group "  of men and women who founded the  Alpine Club of Canada, are pictured,  at their first meeting in Winnipeg  in 1!)06. Included are Professor  Coleman ..'of Toronto and Mrs. Parker  of tho Winnipeg "Free Press.." There  is a picture of Sir James 6utram������  the first man to climb Mount Assini-  boine. the Matterhorn of Canada  and many others of interest.  The stone fireplace in the spacious living room was built in memory  of William S. Vaux, a student of  glaciers who died in 190S. The  drinking fountain in the hall was  given by the late Edward WhymperJ  the hero of the Matterhorn���������in its  basin, in a bed of moss, grows, the  little yellow mountain rose.  'A treasure of the Club "House is  a worn copy of the 1917 Constitution  of the Alpine Club of Canada, fram,.  ed,' hanging on the walls of the  library. Under is the caption,  "Found in a German dug-out wheni  the Canadians captured Vimy Jyidge."  -. -C G.1  I  government, did not receive the .approval of the Canadian Senate. It Is  the intention of the government  again to apply to the Dominion Rar-  iiarnent for the powers desired.    ;  "it w(ill be satisfactory for you' to  know that the opinion expreBsed\ by  the honourable the minister of' finance in his March, 1*921, budget  speech, respecting the stabilizing? of  rates of exchange between. Canada  and the United States, has been rirore  than justified, that the exchange' is  now at par, and that the market for  our long'-term refunding bonds': has  very materially improved.  "Substantial progress has 'been  made with the cruislng.,'and 'reassessment of Crown-granted - ' timber  lands for the purpose of - equalizing  taxation.       <"���������  "Reports upon the condition and  prospects, of the Pacific Great Eastern will be placed, before you.  "Satisfactory, arrangements have  been made for a complete consolidation and revision of the statutes of  British   Columbia.  "Substantial and gratifying progress has been made with the work  of reclamation of Sumas Prairie  lands.  "The government is taking step's  to ascertain the value, for university  purposes, of the lands'- mentioried in  section 7, subsection- (2); chapter 50  of the statutes of 1920, and how said'  lands may best be,dealt- with;to produce the maximum of value.  "For the purpose of ratifying ah  agreement between the Dominion and  the province providing for a-survey  of the iron-ore resources of-British  Columbia.  "For the consolidation and revision of the Public Schools .Act.  "For the consolidation of .the statutes relating to public printing.  "For the amendment of the Workmen's   Compensation -Act.    -  "For amending the' Forest Act,  providing additional 'safeguards  against fire. ���������  "And for further - amendments  tending to the better- enforcement of  the, Government 'Liquor Act.  "Copies of - balance ��������� sheets and  statements of profit and- loss -under  the operation of the government  Liquor Act will shortly be placed before  you.  "The public accounts for the fiscal  year 1921-22 will be brought down  at an early date.-  "The estimates of revenue and expenditure, prepared with "due-regard  to economy and to the'.necessities of  the province, will be submitted for  your approval.  - ' ;  Members of.the legislature: '"  "In leaving you to your deUbera-  tins, I have "confidence that yo'u  will apply your best endeavors1 to the'  solution of the'problems'before you,  and I pray the ��������� blessing ' sof Providence on your labors."  WALL STREET "GOT" LAWSON  Ever since Thomas W. ' Lawson  wrote "Frenzied Finance" he has  been^a doomed man, for Wall Street  vowed to "get him." It did'and now  his $6,000,000, Dreamwold estate  near Boston, finest country estate in  Boston was sold on October 12. Law-  son is said to be practically - broke,  though he purchased a $500,000 a"nr  nuity several years- ago, when- at the  height of his wealth, so he can struggle along in a cheap home. -  .  SUTHERLAND   LIKES  PROPOSED ROUTE  VICTORIA, 28.���������Highly pleased with his inspection of the Hope-  Princeton section of the route of the  trans-provincial highway; Hon. W. J-I.  Sutherland, minister of-public-works,  returned to the capital on Thursday.  The route, he says,, is a combination- of the Hope Pass and Gibson  Pass Trails with several portions of  the Dewdney Trail to be utilized.  For the first seven or eight miles  east of Hope it is possible to drive a  motor car, and for 29 miles the old  sappers'-trail will be .used..  On "this, considerable levelling of  grades will Have to "be done, but the  minister said the old work done in  1861 is still in evidence and there  should be little difficulty in constructing this section in*record time. ���������  RUN OVER BY TRAIN BUT  CONTINUES TO HER SCHOOL  MORRISON, 111." Oct. 18.���������Ber-  nice Witt, six years old, of Fulton,  111., was run over by a Chicago and  Northwestern passenger train today,  but attended school as usual.  The little girl was.on her way to  school when she fell in front of the  train. The engine and five cars  passed over her. The trainmen pulled her out from under the trucks of  the last car and found she was uninjured.  She did not cry, but hurried away  to school.  MATSQUI TO EXTEND  SCOPE  OP  BY-LAW  GIFFORD, Oct. 28.���������-The Matsqui  council at their next meeting will  extend the scope of the Pound Bylaw to include the whole of the  dyked area, and to cover every farm  and domestic creature from a horse  to a goose. This action is aimed at  the preservation of the ditchaa,  which become choked up by the  grazing traffic of the animals.  1BW!BU������*MlfflWyiR4W������U.H!  m&mwmmtmamamm  ixmMmmmmmmmmm9immm  mmmmmmmMmmmmmmm,mMmmwgimimM fflr\mnmmi**wmmbri  tuknammtmtmtmwm  ARE YOU ONiS?  '   Our rpKiilar c.uslomcrs know lhal WC Sell Only  the best of meats. '  II adds to the charm of housekeeping to have  one of or luscious roasts. Father smiles, the  children smile and mother smiles io see that ..a  cooking is appreciated.  S. F. WHITE     '      ; ^  Abbotsford, B.C*  B.   C.   Phone   41.  ,   Farmers' Phone 1909  a  ��������� '��������� ��������� ; vjv,  PERSONALS  COMPLICATIONS   UPSKT  ALL  KUROPE   PATTULLO SAYS  will  su lithe  The W. A. of St. Mall hows Church  will hold a whist drive in tho. Masonic Hull on Friday evening, November  the 17th.  Mr. T. Walters, has been awarded  the situation of janitor of the hew  Abbotsford Superior School. It is  expected'that the school will be  ready  for use early next week.  The Womens' Institute of Sumas  are planning to have a booth at. the  Hospital Bazaar which is to be held  on November 24th in the Abbotsford  Theatre. The Masonic Lodge has  kindly consented to take charge of  the dance in. the evening, and the  ladies of the Maccabce Lodge,  prepare and serve    the    dance  ��������� Per- ���������, ,       '  Mrs. Hovde of Sumas  Was  guest of her daughter Mrs'. J. R. Ren-  ner, and is now visiting    in    Mission'  City. .     /  Mr. and Mrs. McMenemy and l'am-  ��������� ily were visitors -in Vancouver on  Thursday.  The prize list'for the district Poultry. Show which.is to be held in the  Abbotsford Theatre from the 14th  to the 17th of the month, is an exceptionally large one, including many  fine trophies .and.medals. Arrangements are well in hand and the show  promises to .excell any previous  event. Abbotsford is to be congratulated on the honor of this show being  held here this' year, and it is the  duty of every citizen to patronize    ii  ., well.  Mr. Stewart McPhee of North  Bend   visited    his    parents   at    the  week-end.  .  Miss Jennie Good    who underwent  ., .an operation on Monday in the M.-S.-  A. Hospital is progressing very favorably,  ��������� In the interests of'the Women's  Missionary Society ^ a thankoffering  meeting will be held in the Presbyterian .Church, on Thanksgiving Day,  ���������November :Cth, at 2:30 p. m. Mrs. J.  L. Campbell of Collin������wood, well  known here, will address . the meeting. On Sunday evening Rev. J. L.  Campbell will conduct the regular  service, and. will speak on Thanksgiving., At 11 a. m. a Thanksgiving  service will be held, when ��������� Rev. W.  Robertson will deliver an appropriate  sermon.  There was a large attendance at  the regular meeting of the Abbotsford Review .W.B.A. of the Maccabees on Thursday evening. Mrs.  Nellipiece, D. D. of    Vancouver    was  .  present.and assisted with    initiation.  ��������� General business was transacted and  a committee    appointed to help with  ; the dance supper    for    the   M.-S.-A.  Hospital Bazaar on November 24th.  Oh the occasion of his 5th birthday  Master Arthur Salt entertained several of his little friends on Tuesday  afternoon. A very pleasant time was  enjoyed and the guests wished'their  ���������   genial host many happy returns    of  the day.  \&?  A nice new Ktock, of Wall Paper  has come to hand.  Just the right kind to make Uw  rooms cheerful during the fail and  winter, months.  A Gcoii Variety To   Choose From  A. R. GOSLING  .VjO.'-    u i  Abbotsford; B. C.  All. Work   GuaJ^tced.  Canada is fortunate, in comparison with the countries of -the Old  \\ orld, according to Hon. T. D. Pattullo, minister of lands, who returned recently after an extended, sojourn in I'highind, whero ho represented the provincial government in  several matters of public interest.  Adjustment Is Slow  "While business is -gradually improving iu the Old Country conditions generally are very unsettled.  The immediate acute situation in  respect to reparation was hardly temporarily relieved until the lOasteru  situation assumed an ominous aspect.  As a further embarrassment infernal  political strife is rampant.  "II, will take a considerable number of years before the European situation adjusts jtsclf. The process of  debt repudiation in one form or other ia now going on but it will fake a  long time to adjust itself. Debt is  dragging down Europe the same as  it drags down an individual.  "In Great Britain, 1    would    sav,  that public opinion is  not ,favorable  to  Canadian    industrial    investment  and I do not think we need look for:  i any general  investment    of     British'  (.capital in Canadian industry    within  reasonable sight.    I think there   are  several reasons for this,    but rightly  or wrongly,    Grand Trunk    Railway  losses are made the occasion for unfavorable comment    upon    Canadian  investment.-    -My personal opinion is  that we should admit'every mentally  sound  and    healthy    individual    of  white extraction nofonly from Great  Britain and the United    States    but  from other countries.       We    should  be able, to absorb very easily al. least  300,000 a year.     300,000 ppople    of  itself, would constitute a considerable  accretion to the    consuming market.  While it might be that a    proportion  of the 300,000 might not be immediately self-supporting,    I believe that  the aggregate would , carry its- own  weight.1   The human istlie one real  asset.    The dollar has come down in  purchasing power,    but the    human  has gone up' and 'will continue to do  so.  !i*$Mi^!>^^  4 Loaves for  m  .Want column  Advertisements under    the    above  heading cost 25    cents    per    issue.  KO iT.S A I;JiJr?fall������A^  E.Vfe -N: W,.;' '4-'Sec. 7, Twp. 1(1, Matsqui, B.'"C. *' 20 acres' in S. ID. VI Sec.  18. Twp. 16, Matsqui. 13. C. Apply  tho'Royal Bank, of Canada, Abbotsford, B'.'C. ,     ,       - 2 0-27-3  P*6H-SALE���������Eleven .acres ol't good  land on fine "road near the mill.** Well  fenced. -Well built. fivn-roomod  house .willr pantry, verandah, back  and front, oaLbuildings, good wafer.  About four acres cleaved. Will soil  cheap'for all cash, would give good  terms." For price and particulars apply ,to owner, Charles Grim ley;  Abbots'l'or.d/l'.  C.  Also Auto Knitter Triplix. new, all  complete. Cost $83.00 will sell for  $'5 5.00. ���������  FOR-'RICNT-���������Three cosy, pa illy  furnished housekeeping rooiuu, Apply-to-P. O. Box 53, Abbotsford, IL 0.  Albert-Lee's Bread at this  price is the healthiest bar  gain in Abbotsford.  Don't "forget that our  efficient muuitgemiim, and  Grocery 'Department  is under  our sfcrrice is as good as ever..,  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  IJARS ADS.  >"JKOM  B.C.  MKWSlMl'I'JRfcj  VICTORIA, . Oct. '30.���������SLutib by  the attacks levelled against him in  the Prohibition Bulletin, an organ  published in' Vancouver, which  .brought to .light the preponderance  of. -liquor advertisements appearing  in the programme published in connection-.with-the big Liberal* rally  held'at Hastings Park, Vancouver,  last summer, it is understood that  Attorney-General--'Alex. Manson has  handed instructions to distillers to  eliminate their advertisements I'roi'u  the daily press" of .the province under  pain of purchases, being cancelled  i'rom  these  establishments.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL, ESTATE--Money io Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  Abbotsford  JUST MARKET FRUIT  ACCORDING TO CONTRACT  LIQUOR BOARD. MAKKS   REPORT  AUTUMN   MEDITATION  (By T. K. H.)  The summer sun-is going,  The mosquitoes all are gone;  A gopd warm wrap for a cover,  And it's lovely on the lawn.  Autumn days' are coming,"  You can feel frost in the air,  The bees have    stopped  their hum-  ,       ming,  You- can't hear one anywhere.  But that is the time you feel thankful,  You're inone free from worry   and  care; *  The fields are ripe   and the   larders  full. ,  . There is gladness everywhere.  We're thankful    for    these   autumn  days,  For sunshine and for rain;  Wfj're thankful for the blessed rays  From the good book we can gain.  For Life and Light and Liberty,  Our Father gives them all,  His Son He gave for you and me  To ransom from the fall.  "Community" service is the rent  a person pays for the space he occupies on this earth," says Walter Burr  in "The Community Program." Is  there anyone in your community that  pays a bigger rent than our editor.  New  ' Westminster      police  court  fines and bail    estreatments    in connection  with the liquor    control  " "'���������  amounted to $2350    during the pa  year, according to a report fillo^ M  Hon. A.  M. Manson,  attorney "****  al, Tuesday afternoon in the  Vancouver at the same time c  ed $20,700.  From the time the Royal City  store was opened until March 31,  1922, total sales amounted to $198,-  069.15, at a total operating cost of  ������9224, with a gross' profit of $68,-  824.82. Prosecutions, including the  municipality of Fraser Mills, resulted in $2900 being collected.  Secret service work cost a considerable sum, $34,954 being expended1 to pay the salaries and ex-  ing the past few months and who  have been exceptionally active during thep ast few months and who  have redoubled their - efforts since  the charges levelled against the administration by Hon. H. H. Stevens'  were brought to light.  .Of those in the employ of the Liquor Control Board, 130 of these  are returned soldiers, as against 10b  who, by reason of age or inability, or  political prestige, failed to go overseas.  The total of liquor profits for the  board's' operations during the last  half-yearly period ending Sept. 30,  amounted  to  $1,075,000.  In filing the report late yesterday  afternon, Hon. Mr. Manson explained  that the municipalities, in addition  to securing their portion of the profits, were also in receipt of additional revenue by reason of court  fines and estreated bail which totalled  $100,000.  Fifty-two men went to jail for violation of tlie act during the past :;ix  months, as compared with 55 for the  preceding six months.  The minister announced that the  portion payable to hospitals will be  made payable directly by the government under amendments to be introduced shortly in view of the confusion in handling this share of the  profits, which was complained of by  mayors and councillors' at. the'receut  municipal convention.  " Keunewick Wash.���������Judge John  Truax of the Benton "County Superior  Court this week1 handed" down a decision making an injunction permanent against S. V' Nordwall from marketing his fruit crop elsewhere than  through the agency of the Kennc-  wick-Richland Fruit Growers' Company. Mr. Nbrdall had signed up his  crop under contract for marketing  through that agency.  The court, held that    the   contract  was fair and equitable and that while  the marketing agency cannot compel  ordwall to deliver his fruit    to  is restrained' from marketing it  here.    Judge Truax based- .his  sion upon the.,   decision    of    Uvj  .shington   State   Supreme     Court  the Washington Cranberry Association/.-case.  I have opened an up-to-date Cash Grocery Store on  Main Street, between Mr. White's Butcher Shop and Mr.  Weatherbee's Hardware Store,' in the building recently occupied by Phillips' Millinery Store. .   v    .  I will be pleased to; supply everybody's wants'in tlie.  Grocery Line���������be they large or small.'  OUR MOTTO���������"  ;    GOOD GROCERIES AT FAIR PRICES  ���������-      AND GOOD SERVICE  A Trial Order is solicited.  Watch this space each week for our Grocery Specials.  Phone 55 Abbotsford; B. C.  (j ROWERS HOLDING THE SACK   f  EDMONTON  Prices on some' lines are still very  dpressed on this market. ��������� This statement refers more particularly to  crate apples and onions.  Mcintosh Reds, both wrapped an-1  crated, have come in pretty well matured this year and some of this vai-  iety have had to' be cleaned up as  they were starting to show    shrink-  pCro  ������We have a pretty fair crop of vegetables of,ail kinds, although the  yield of potatoes is considerably  smaller than usual. This, however,  does not mean that.we-want any potatoes on this market because we can  still export many carloads.  STOOL   PIGEONS   CONDEMN TOD  VICTORIA, f Nov. 3.���������Criticism  of the government's liquor administration which, he claimed, far e\  ceeding the cost necessary, was made  in the House by Mr. R. H. Pooley.  Conservative member for Esquimau..  Money was being wasted on all  sides, he claimed. < The report Hind  by Hon. Mr. Manson showed that  $427,000 had been paid out in salaries alone. For secret service woi-k  approximately $75,000 per annum  was needed while for shortage, burglary, aud theft,'no less than $3-1,000  had been wiped off.  '-.,The employment of .stool .pigeons  was roundly condemned. The sending of men out into the country at $5  a day to try to induce people to  break the law was' a public scandal,  averred Mr. Pooley.  ���������Recalling a recent Victoria cast-.,  the Esquimau member claimed that,  it was not British justice for the  crown to take an appeal in order  that a subject may be sent down.  This season's marketing conditions  have been the logical outcome of tha.  growers confiding their business    to  "too- many cooks."    All the shipping  agencies, small and great, have been  supplied with fruit to sell    on trust.  There has been no    prevailing unity  amongst the shippers in regard    to  the- price they should sell the growers' fruit for:   Each one has tried to  get "out from under"  regardless of  the consequences to the rest, and consignment was resorted    to by all on  Ibis market, first    controlled by   the  shipper aud then uncontrolled.    This  condition placed the jobber in the position of having to sell    goods to secure a large turn-over. This they did  by meeting all cuts by their jobbers,  some real and some imaginary. They  could not lose, having    only    freight  and commission at stake.    The only  money "put up in the apple deal    is  the packing charges    and    overhead  by the shippers and the    freight    by  tin-, jobbers. Bankers were:little needed as sales .were made to the retailer  on a weekly credit    basis,    and    the  low prices    forced    distribution ._ at  fhst. only to be followed by stagnation, then lower    prices.      The job-  lie rs are not to blame for   the chaos  "that ���������consignment has brought about,  it is the inevitable    outcome of conditions forced upon them. ,  The responsibility for the unsta-  bility of the;condition we are,' now  facing lies with the growers "themselves. If they cannot unite to prevent it, they may as well prepare for  a repetition of this year's,, conditions.  A short crop may save them to some  extent, but'until they centralize and  disribute through one clearing house,  'they will not succeed. ���������'  The winter apple deal can be still  regulated by'the growers getting together.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS  Chilliwack Electoral District  Closing portion of Riverside Road,  Section 10, Township 17, New  Westminster District.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  under the authority conferred by  Section 10 A of the "Highway Act*','  as enacted by Section 3 of Chapter 25 ,  of the Statutes of British \ Columbia;'  1917, it is the intention of the undersigned, after thirty (30) days from  date, to discontinue and close the  hereinafter described portion of . a  highway through' Section 10; ToWn-  ship \l, New -Westminster District.,  Commencing at the intersection of  the south boundary of St. Olaf Street  with the east boundary of the Riverside Road said point being N. 89/������40',  W.-.14.4 feet from the-north-west corner of. lote 1, Map No. 888, 'SuVpivv';  of Blocks 8 and 12, Section 10, Tp.  17. Thence following said east'. bounV'"  dary of* Riverside Road South 132.0  feet _ to the south boundary  of Lot 1 produced west: Thence  S 89������4> E.12.8 feet to the southwest corner of said Lot 1: thence N.  0������ 41' E, 132.0 feet to the north west  corner of Lot 1, Thence N.89������ 40' W,  14.4 feet more or less to the point of  commencement, and containing 0.041  acres more or less'. ;  '  W. H. SUTHERLAND,  Minister of Public Works.:.  Department of Public Works,.  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B. C.  October "5th, 1922. 13  fr  I  if  ��������� (ill  1  w  w  f  I  M  m  vmmmmmmmmaux  ESSE  "* ' l -.'....���������'��������� '


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