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 .j^+r'-a^  LKJi'v  ������������x  yiP1^^   ������.-v   NUV 2 3 1920-   ~ /I  #?���������  fith which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XXL, No.  6  A.BGOTSFORD. B, C.  FRIDAY, NOV.   19,    1920  '.".'t>,.,  >S  $1.00 per Year  MK.   BOWSER'S  TLA'iFOKM  1. Recasting oi" (.lie Conscr-  .yative policy, to further encourage the establishment of  shipbuilding with particular  reference l.o steel ships, in ,or-  . tier lo establish a British Columbia merchant marine fleet.  2. Every aid and<- encouragement which is reasonable to  first, prove the presence^and ex-  lent of iron ore bodies by systematic exploration, in order to  lead to the establishment of'  steel industries and to co-opcr-  afe in every way with tlie Dominion and encourage assistance from that source.  3. Encouragement to be given to the revival of mineral  prospecting in our hills.  4. The original Conservative policy to encourage mineral development by assistance  in building roads and trails fo  prespects,' and mines to be further  enlarged^  5. Government ownership  and control of water for irrigation purposes, construction  of storage reservoirs and main  ��������� canals as a public utility; assistance to distribution of irrigation water by guarantee, of  bonds of wafer ^municipalities  consideration of further necessary irrigation facilities by  means of assistance of hydroelectric projects.  G. Same policy as above to  assist owners and occupiers of  low-lying lands to drain their  properties, "and thus render  tfiem in a co-operative way.  7. A policy of cheaper powder to assist the settler in clear  ing land', and also for Government to purchase' a certain  number of donkey engines,, to  be rented or purchased on easy  terms by a number of farmers  in a community, to be used" by  them in a co-operative way.  S. A revival of the Conservative policy to borrow money  and in turn loan at a low rate  of interest to farmers by way of  agricultural loans.  9. Assistance by way of guarantee or otherwise to establish  cooling plants or refrigerators  at certain points and in the cities, to help, the producer and  also reduce the high cost of liv-  TH ROWING    DOIT  Yesterday   we,  read   in   the   daily--.  about  Premier   Oliver  leaving-;.Cum  r>i\) YOU OKT VO.li|5 COL'ltSK?  NOW IS-i'O'fcjK CHANCE  i-Aii'v veteran   who  wiinfs  a course  berland without paying, the brass of-Unstruction along some line which  hand $100 for its services,- and in to- j \\q has not been able'to get through  day's morning paper Mrs.5 Ralph j the SI C. It. may wish to supplement  Smith announces that Bowsoiv-kept-khe instruction he has /Uready receiv-  a   stenographer   in   his   office   for   a LuV by  further study,     may    do     so  whole month and paid her only $25  thus breaking the Minimum Wage  Act. .    ���������  Neither of these things are1 politics  and should   bo 'eschewed,  like that  ec.tion   it  is   hoped  will happen in Dcwdney ol-  through an agreement; with the National Council Y. M. C. A. which set  aside a sum of money .'to' provide this  opportunity for returned men.    If.a  Nothing 'returned man wishes "'to take any'of  the educational classes at any Y. M.  C. A. the National .Council .will  pay  all  his  fees.    All  he' is  required  to  .' do is to pay 25 per ient of the fees  Mr. J. J. Pace has a hard time in , evidence  of  keeping the roads in  'repair - these       ,,..,, ,,;.���������' A.        ' , ��������� .  days, but ho knows how'if given half   Bod laiUl  and  determination,  whicn  a   chance with  the .weather. -    sum will be refunded to him when he  completes 75 per.cent, of the course.  o .      '  If he,should want to take a course  not provided by a'., local Y. M. C.''A.  or if it is not convenient for him to  attend-these 'classes! he can take a  correspondence course with the United Y. M. C. A. schools on any sub-  PERSONALS  Mr. Charlie Trethewey has return-  CO.XCKHT AXI) HASKHT SOCIAL,,  10. Same policy lo be followed otit as regards the operating  of markets in large centres.  11. An aggressive policy by  our Agent-General in London  to encourage the settlement of  our crown lands by practical  Brilish farmers.  ��������� 12. Encourage,the bona fide  farmer'.in his exertions for  greater production by as\ low  faxes  as  possible.  p.). Present aid to returned  soldiers is impracticable, and  therefore a policy'which would  be effective at once should be  introduced to give them every,  reasonable and effective assistance and lo aid in their being  permanently'settled..  ���������14. Assistance to .municipal--  itics to help tliem finance, by  v/ay of share of provincial taxes collected, say, from automobiles and amusement tax of  moving-picture shows, or other  sources and have these taxes  "col lee feci by I.I i o    Pr o v i 11 no    to.  able scheme by . which local  hospitals will receive more aid  from the province.  16. Encourage the investment of capital to develop "our  natural industries by sane and  permanent legislation, and discourage all erratic and freak legislation.  17. So far as possible collect  taxes from the output-of -our  natural resources and from  those in receipt of large incomes. -       ���������  ���������  IS. Carrying to a final    conclusion the original policy    of  f tlie Conservatives to   give   the  Peace River railway    connection at earliest possible moment.  19. Recasting of our "educational system with an idea of.  promoting practical education,  the caring for the education of  the blind, the deaf and dumb,  etc., and also to further aid the,  municipalities in their work of  education.  20. Legislation as to health,  with a particular reference to  the preservation of child life so  as to grow up a sturdy race to  take the places of those destroyed and incapacitated by  tho war.  21. Mothers' pensions.  22. Discontinue the Liberal  practice of public works appropriations being used to pay the  salaries of high-class officials,  but the money to be used instead on needed road improvements and our old policy of opening up the country by roads  fo  be further  expanded.  2'i. Retrenchment and re-*  form in the civil .service, and by  economy reduce the cost of administration.  24. Curb the growing abuse  of governing the province by  expensive boards and commissions, and flic Ministers in future to take tlie responsibility  of administration, themselves.  25. None other than British  subjects to be employed in the  civil service.  26. All aliens residing in the  province fo be compelled to  observe all our laws.  27. All laws to be enforced  impartially without fear or favour.     ���������  28. Promotion and encour-  agemen t of better feel ing between capital and labour, and  closer  co-operation.  29. Legitimate encouragement to the establishment of  industries.  30. To carry-on our effort to  obtain better terms from Ottawa.  in the Vancouver hospital.  Mr. Joe Williams is spending his  vacation at Kaniloops.  Mr. Joe Munroe of Alberta has  come to spend the winter.  Miss Vera Hunt was home from  Vancouver for the week-end.  The Misses Steede were visitors in  Vancouver on  Thursday.  Mis Miller has returned to Victor after spending a month -with her  mother and sister, Mrs. McKinnon.    L  Mr. Wright has purchased Mr.  Short's randch.  Mr. Bert Sharpe has sosld his  ranch and moved to Vancouver to  reside. .  Mrs. F. C. Porter has returned to  Ashcroft0after spending three weeks  with her daughter Mrs. J. A. Weir.  Mrs., McDaniel gave a birthday  party on Monday evening in honor  of her husband and her father, Mr.  Sam Trethewey.  Mrs. Lamb is visiting her daughter Mrs. (Dr.)  Swift.  The Ladies Aid will be held at ti j  home of Mrs. Whitchelo.  Rev. Rae of Rosednle will give a  ject he may desire and Uu.- National lccture and lantern slides on France  Council Y. M. C. A. will pay 75 per .,nci inlanders in tlie Masonic Hall" on  cent of his fees. ' These courses arc Tuesday evening, November 2:jrd.  Ihe" equal of anv and inasmuch as The W. C. T. U. hold au apron sale  ,, , i   \   , ,- r,      ���������  and  social in the Masonic hall  Mon-  .tho.y arc not conducted Lor profit arc    ,       / ���������       ,       ..,, ���������   ,,,,,.��������� ���������������������������   ,��������� ���������,,(  -  -     ���������    --=   ,���������-,--. ! dav, November ls>th,; those Irom out  cnoapcr than others.Mhere are scores   0r Abbotsford .contributing   to     the  On  Wednesday /evening,  Nov.   17,  , a verv successful concert and'basket  ed  home after several  weeks ilineas | S0Cial was given by the pupils of the  Abbotsford Superior School in the  Alexandria Hall. The purpose of  the meeting being-to raise money for  those who are suffering from fever  and famine .in Central Europe. Rev.  W. Robertson acted as chairman. After the programme in which .several  from Sumas took part, and speeches  by. Mr. Robertson, Capt. Cope. Dr.  Swift, Capt. Whitchelo and J. E.  Davis, principal,, the many pretty  baskets were auctioned by Capt. Cope  .which amounted to the sum of $52. ���������  ItfBROX POULTRY SHOW  of courses offered, some of flic chief  departments being commerce, mathematics, engineering, electricity, draw  ing, agriculture and all general cultural  subjects.  The fund available for I his educational service Lo returned mou is com  parcitivcly small considering the number of men who might take the opportunity offered. It is therefore important that those who* wish" to take  it up should do so promptly.  MISSION  IEOLDS IT'S  I'LACK  ON   Till!"   JiKALiUH  rave administration" expenses.   .  15. Work out a fair and cqu.it September 29th and 30th, 1919,  Saturday last Mission held it's  position at the top of tho league  when they drew with Langley United   on   the   hitter's  home   grounds,  two  all.  The ground was,heavy and slippery, making fast playing rather  hard, but a snappy    exhibition    was  given for all that. Langley was (he  first to score when flic slippery ball  was fluked in from a free lvick. Mission picked Up and pressed but half  time round Langley one up.  'Misison had by far the better of  I ho play in the second half and Hird  t;oou found (lie goal on a pass from  light wing. Soon after Mission tallied again when J. Galliford scored  unassisted. From then on Mission  had the upper hand, but failed several times to put the game on ice.  chiefly through carelessness. Willi  one minute to go Langley braced up  and with a determined rush scored  again,   thereby   tying   up   tho   /.".ame.  Langley was very liifky to gi.-t an  uvc;ji break with Mission .''3 tln:y  wuru outplayed by the visitors during most of the game.  In the other league games Clayburn downed Bradner 2-1, and Langley Fort and Chiliiwack drew, two all  Next, Saturday, according to liitcf.it  in forma lion- Mission will bo at homo  to  Chiliiwack'.  Line-up. Eckardt, goat; Whisilu-  P. Cox, backs; Gibbard, C. Galliford. Fusino, half-backs; it. Cox, D  Galliford, Bird, Brown and J. Galliford, forwards.  League SUnnlin^:  Won Lost Draw Pis.  Misison     '<$ -1 1 7  Langley  United   ..2 -1 2 C  Clayburn    2 3       ��������� 0 'I  Bradner 2 3 0 4  Langley   Fort   ...A 2 2 'I  Abbotsford    1 2 2 4  Chiliiwack    0 1. 1 1  Premier Oliver and Hon. E. D.  Barrow speak in Abbotsford Saturday afternon, Nov. 20th.  programme were Miss .Jackson, Hunt  ingdon. and Mrs. Elmer Campbell of  Lyndon,' Wash.  On Saturday evening the directors  of the Homo Oil Company gave a  very interesting talk to a very crowded hall.  The Mission Poultry Association  will stage a ribbon poultry show on  December 15th and 16th. Professor,  A. E. 'Lloyd, of the university of B.  C. will judge the show and in the  evening will give demonstrations of  culling and judging poultry.  ,lt is hoped that every person owning poultry will show at least two  birds and .that as many varieties as  possible will,' be chosen. A small  entry fee will be - charged and ribbons will be given for 1st, 2nd and  fird prizes. A fourth prize will be  added if a returned soldier or boy or  girl attending school is competing a-  gainst experienced poultrymen. A 4th  prize will also be given if there are  S or more in a class.  The evening meeting will bo of in-  Icrest to everyone and the public are  cordially invited to attend.  Read Mr. Andrews ad in this issue.  Charlie Sumner of Huntingdon lias  an ad in this issue.  An oil office is quite an addition to  the now buildings being erected in  Abbotsford.  Abbotsford is beginning to take a.  big interest in oil. An office is being  erected on the corner where the old  Commercial Hotel once stood.  One of the Northern Construction  Dredges is stuck on the road a mile  south of Clayburn, and they have a  big time digging it out. Although a  dredger it cannot dredge itself    out.  PBIMazm^toiUliMhJ8'TWrWIIWHWB|Baa������Ba  Final Clean-up of Boys' Tweed Suits; your opportunity to  get a ne wsuit at less than manufacturer's prices.    .  TWO ONLY Suits, dark gray tweed, cut in season's newest  style, sizes for boys of 14 and 15 years of age.  Regular $1G.50 for   iBS.������*>  THREE  ONLY  Suits,   fine dark  brown   tweed,' shies for  boys 9 and 11 vcars of age.  Regular  $ J 8.50   ./ ' *���������������������'">  SMALL BOYS' FANCY SLUTS, sizes for 3, 4 and 5 years of  'lO'P  Regular  $9.95      nm ji mi   in.wmiumj.i,mj.muuEa  L95  =x3SKsasnOD������  boots���������  IS very pair of Boots in the store reduced:  THIRTY PAIRS of Girls School Boots, full box calf and  grand leather���������-boots that will give the maximum amount  of wear, sizes 2\i> to 7,  Values up to $7.50 for $:*.!).">  Extraordinary values on Boys' Hoots'  and Tan  .  $(U)5  Values up to :pO.!3U for :   ONL HUNDRED PAIRS of -Men's Elko Calf Lilac;  Bluchers, sizes 0 to .11; every pair a wearer,  Regular  $o.95   for  ..........  -.���������Oon'lOverlook Oiuidlrncerh's  .Strictly Fresh }������n<l (/iiaraiileed  If you want tlie best of Bread use���������  SHELLY1rS   XXXX BREAD  Fresh Daily  Place a standing order for so many loaves a day as otherwise we cannot always promise    to  -supply   your   n<  15. C. Phone, 4  Fanners' Phone 1007  USWUMUPI  WIHMIHmUMMBMgn  ESJQ  '���������*������������������%.  m ������age four  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  TEE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, NOV.'19, 1920  We hear the saying that the Bowser government ruined the credit, of the province of  '.British Columbia;, also- that Bowser is not  absolutely honest.  in 191.0, British Columbia 3iad floated a  loan under the Bowser government in New  York City-for. $1,000,000 fo be loaned out to  the farmer at a lower rate than, could be  En;  'secured  by  England  and  France  ;i>  ������"0  fo  the  'i. cost tue jjiperais .^t'couu to auui  books of the Conservative party'for .their .13  years in office, and they found that $103,-  000,000 of the' people's money had been expended and  not one dollar misspent.  This  would appear to indicate that, t!;  berais have been indulging in day-dreams,  anil dreaming what they would like to be a  reality. The Liberal campaign . against the  Conservative party of this province has  been  one of the dark stains on the political  Liis province, and we do not be-  eve mat in any province in  tho Dominion  history of t^  lieve that  lias such a campaign of slander been inaugurated against- any administration as has  been  conducted  against  parry of this  ^articular.  ,ne    Conservative  province  and .Mr.   Bowser    in  Believe us Bowser can stand it, and'when'  he goes back to power on December 1st next  he will have a life job as.premier of this province.  "How is Mr. Martyn going to do'it?" ,1s he-going to be the whole government himself and  SHELVE HON. JOHN OLIVER, or on- what  authority has he' the right to make such line  promises?- ��������� The electors of Maple Ridge are  entitled to know.  Mr. Martyn also talks about favoring co-operation between the   government   and ��������� good  roads associations and municipal bodies in the ���������  furtherance of the cause of' better   highways  throughout the Fraser Valley.   : All very fine.  But-the one.form of co-operation that muuici-  palifies want, either for good roads or for other  municipal needs', ia a share of the. revenue that  the government is grabbing for the provincial,  treasury.    Mr. Martyn is silent on that.     The  lead given  by the  Premier in his manifesto  '.'That the question: of the more equitable adjustment, of taxation is most important," docs  not lend itself to any flight of imagination on  the part of his Dewdney candidateure.  Mr. Martyn should face the Conservative  promise, that made by Mr.' Bowser ih his capacity as leader of the Opposition, ^The Conservatives-if returned to power, will give assistance to Municipalities by paying them a  per capita gra.:<t from the Consolidated Rev-������  enue which .will have the effect of reducing  faxes." That is what the municipalities want  ���������not. a line of irresponsible promises.  The  .1   iiC  the  The  ciuestion  is  asked that  tho  Oliver  government has, borrowed $27,530,000 in  four years immediately after coming into  power that the credit of the province could  not have been so bad after all. But the big-  question is what has become of all this money  that Oliver is responsible for? There is one,  thing sure that not much, of it has been spent  on the roads of the Fraser Valley���������except in  supervision.  ' Elsewhere we publish' the Conservative  platform as amended at the annual convention of September, 1919. Compare it with the  claims of the Liberal party and see how much  of it was stolen for legislation in the session  of 1920.  "Don" Martyn, the promising young politician for Dewdney, with the accent on the promise, has been reading good literature it  seems to this paper, and we would not be surprised if in his studio one would not find a  well-marked copy of the proceedings of the last  Conservative convention held in September  1919. Just compare his platform in regard to  the cheaper stumping powder and assistance  to co-operative fruit industry, etc., there is a  very great similarity, and we all know what  Premier Oliver's ideas are on the fruit industry, as expressed in the Dominion campaign of  1911 when Reciprocity was the subject of discussion. Oliver could not have been "Don's"  tutor 'in this respect, so the question is where  did "Don" get it?  He read it out of ths Conservative platform  and thought it so good that he just simply  said, here is a grand idea, I'll just take it and  people will say that Bowser stole it from me.  Murisy 1'ine Promises��������� <.  With all the irresponsible    enthusiasm    of  youth, says the British Columbian, Mr. Donald I J. Martyn, Liberal candidate in Dewdney  presents his election platform    of    promises  that OOFS THE LIMIT.    Everything the Oliver government has not done for Dewdney Mr.  Martyn promises he will do.    Thus a greater  than Hon. John Oliver has come into prominence.    He reiterates these   promises   at   the  meetings.    "If you send me to Victoria,"   he  declared in his Haney -speech, "I pledge    to  work' for. the construction of a hard-surfaced  roadway from the City .of Vancouver to Mission." * "  But the report does not say how Mr. Martyn  proposes ..that this will be brought about.      if  he goes to Victoria, lie goes as 'a'supporter of  the Oliver government, and Premier Oliver, is  not building any more primary roads, outside  of the Pacific Highway and. the Transprovin-  cial Highway links.    The Premier was most  emphatic about that in liis reply to a deputation from tlie Surrey and Delta municipalities  concerning their application for    the    Scott  road fo be made a primary road, and he was,  definite in his refusal concerning the North  ���������Shoro highway.    The people of Maple Ridge  kiicv, .hat.    &o the question comes up again:  3Iaut-KJI.������i.������r��������� Wi!h������ut. the Scaius���������  following editorial appeared    in  ���������Vancouver World last week:  Seven hundred people listened in vain last  night to hear from Premier. Oliver how he  slew the demon patronage. On the one big  pledge, whereby he. attained power he was as  shy and silent as. an erring woman regarding  her past. Though- he loudly defied his critics,  he carefully avoided their charges: Like the  comic-opera hero, he made- the cowards run���������  but they couldn't catch him. He was not only  dumb as to his exploits slaying the monster,  but ignored the specific statement that it is'  roaming the streets and roads ofthis province  in lustier health than for years past.  He was dumb as well on. the charges read on  the floor of the House last session That he had  guilty knowledge of the matters'for which he  permitted Mr. Macdonald alone to suffer. His  triumphant reference to the suit he instituted  against his assailant, Mr. R. T. Elliott, and his  recovery of twenty-Jive cent damages deceived  no one.    Most people remember that he sued  Mr. Elliott on    another . charge    altogether,  namely that if improperly acquiring northern  lands intended for soldiers.    By suing on one  count only he inferentially admitted the rest.  Evidently the jury considered that if he did  not consider that the other charges damaged  his reputation, twenty-five cents    would    be  generous allowance for the fracture   to    his  fame caused by the one of which he comnlain-  . ed.    Because the Premier later declared that  these other charges would be. threshed out on  the hustings, and because he has so far overlooked that promise in this    campaign,    The  World yesterday ventured to remind him of it.  He is still silent.    He evidently has no answer.    This will surprise no one familiar with  the Premier's methods.    His threats, like his  promises, are no" index to his performances  "He declared that Mr. Elliott could not assail  him and "get away with it."    But Mr. Elliott  did.    Mr. Oliver warned his junior supporter  from Vancouver that the House could not hold  the two of them.    But it    did.      He invaded  North Vancouver to annihilate Mr. Hanes. But  he strengthened him.    Vancouver last night  saw the giant-killer in  full  war paint,  and  brandishing his club���������but without scalps.  Central's Efforts Are Appreciated  The" Telephone business is now feeling the effect of the  stoppage of industry during the war. Equipment has been  hard to get with the result that all over the .country applications'for telephones cannot be filled. ' In British  Columbia, however, there is practically no waiting list.  The girl at Central is doing her very best to help out in  a difficult situation,-and.'that her efforts are appreciated  'is-shown by the thoughtful consideration which is being  a.ccorded her. ' ''"-',,  BRITISH COLUMBIA ' TELEPHONE" Co.  ii'i'jiiiniiniiiim urn uimumi������ iinnmrrvr'-TnTT"1"-"'������������������  Fruitgrowers, order your ���������  Fruit Boxes now -  and take advantage of the lowest prices.  Everything made in 13. C. Stock of  boxes will be carried during- fruit season.  >ush &. Keeves  Horne Ave,  iarl  SERVICE  STATION  'HE PRODUCT OF  Want Itackboiie���������  The procrastinating policy of   the   Oliver  government in sending out a feeler before going to the country; to sound the sentiment of  the people, a feeler that cost the already overburdened taxpayers of this province $1000,000  is clearly shown.    The only return for this is  the knowledge that they did not represent Ihe  wishes of the people.    A   strange   condition  surely, considering our representative form of  government.    This  was done after the government leaders had-taken extended tours of  the province, having   every     oportunity   to  gauge  public  sentiment,  thus  stamping  the  Oliver Administration as an appealer to sentiment, rather than an expression of it. An administration of statesmen  in  a similar cas'e  would have sensed public sentiment, expressed it in legislation, and stood or fell by the  issue, saving the people of the province $100,-  000    That the Oliver Government will be'discarded on December 1st is a foregone conclusion.    The calibre of the men who, are miglhy  themselves under the Bowser standard iu������the  different ridings gives rise to the hope that  the next government will be composed of men  of vision, initiative, and possessing the courage of their convictions���������Islander.  .ALL the power you will even- need;  faultless, every-day performance; 25  miles as a rule- on a gallon of gasoline  ���������these are the qualities of the valve-in-  head motor with which the Chevrolet  "Four-Ninety"    Touring    Car is equipped.  In appearance and in performance the  Chevrolet "Four-Ninety" Touring Car  pleases the most exacting owners. If is  a safe and sensible car fo buv.  r MOTOR  CHEVROLET and DODGE AGENTS  MTSSrOX CITY, 1$. C.  ^dj^E  ^f&^&z- THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFOKD, B. &  o������Vtf;^������v^ .a. .< ,'j-wwt^u^i*..������������*.,..*������������������.. .m'.������ *  ' Some people-deserve to be roasted for tire kind of roasts  they buy, bin. this does not apply to our customers. You  can't buy a. 'poor one h-re, bc.-ause we .don't keep-any but  what are-good, although you shouhi select a p-ece of meat  ..ho manner in which you  ."s a safi; pian  to  tell us  idea of quantify,'and we  ?\Y  witii mtoliigenco; v- ith 1/aspect. 1.0  intend to pn-puro ii.     it. is u.l  about, the latter and ';:;:  will do the rest.  WHITE & CARMICHAEL.  ��������� ������ a. :-J- M.r *J> ^<.J-.fi. *.*$. V* p    ii~y ���������  B.    C.    Phnnn   <!l.  A, E. -HUMPHREY  .(r.iite   Taylor   &   Huinpli"<V)  E. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil  Engineer  Room   (i   Iljiri   Uloil?..-  Chilliw;i.:k  Uox    -1-;::. <.'!li!,M\V.V<'!C   ������������������'������������������"��������� '���������   ���������������������. .^rr-n-'lf'. ��������� ������  $   i  .Fanner.;'- Plum"   i f)0<)  s, 3������^i-iTTE=3CTi:c4:nrarT.-.L������:.^."������-������������.  Lo&i  *������scjs1^ ^'ic^ H&>  L5  -^���������caagyv  y  dS.^^^W'  P "P - ������  .^> j->. -WAV -"���������<*%i   ,*t*v   'P*        -fl^*"    *"^\   '������-^S  raw?������?^J'6.^3aa/js. <**.  be done in  ������  pi!  l"  ��������� Our Garage has now been extended and  is fully equipped to do A 1 work by our  mechanics, whom we'consider the very best  in the district, and men whom you can trust  to do your work correctly and in a workmanship manner.  We repair all kinds of ears. Now is the  time to have your car. overhauled for the  winter cold weather and muddy roads.  Besides cars we .repair Gas ��������� Engines,  Steam Engines, Tractors and Mill Machinery. . //' you can't come io us we will go to  your place and do the work.   .  Oxo--Aoety!ene Welding and Lathe Work  re two of our great specialties.     Give us  R.-McEWAN  BOOT AND SHOE  REPAIRER  AUKOT.SKOKD, IS. t!.  Wc deliver .our Goods at Right Prices  ��������� ���������' GROCERIES  "  . FRUIT���������Local.  '���������     VEGETABLES ' '-     ������ ,.'  BREAD���������Daily     '.  .  Patronize Home'industry: Our I3rcad Made in Abbotsford  ALBERT ��������� LEE,   Grocer   and ' SaKer  ���������-rs3ZS.*azsKFts  Alex, S. Duncaii  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  ,J. A. C;itlier\voo(] Piuihliug-  Vtutm SOOI   l\ O.  Mo.v (;5)  MISSION GITV, i\. s.;  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  1 !BUUmxmBIUMgS  Advertisements under the abow;  heading cost 2f> cents per issue.  Leave copy and money at The Abbots Cord Garag-a.   ,,  STRAYED���������Two   'Uuihani     Cows  from the old     Jiarrop     testate���������One  white-faced   cow   and   the   oilier   ali  red. branded- MM on left hip.   '   lie-  j ward paid  to  any person  giving  in-  ! formation  as  to  the  whereabouts of  i the   above   animals.     Waiter   Wells,  Abbots cord, B. C.  1 IK.WtH!-: KOK KALtt���������Coed worker  young, sound- gentle, \V.i". be sold  cheap or exchange for con-', .lames  MiMead,   R. <It.   No.   2.   Abbotsford.-  FOR SALE���������Counters and Fixtures in first class condition���������at ynur  own price.    Apply   P.. .'!. II.   Whiten-  a chance and you will find out what real   jjieio, Abbotsford, b. c  service means.  We overhaul batteries, motors and   generators rewound and repaired.  yriffc,.Wfraii*jai*to������i'Wij*������  ~?  ���������t* wma������M������nki^o������nu������rvur������a<3^������UKinnr^:nrM3MmRae-cr<t'i rn3f*twi������*^H^������������Mip=aqriW^pi  it  C;  BBPauu)������a:������mjBi. KivunaiaasaaermH\'> uitmimngi  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC ,  ',  Marriage Licences-Issued   , '  REAL, ESTATE���������Money to Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  1* ^  - /O"   '  Abbotsford  -..I  ������������������  X.LT������������J-wn.^J������JTC������l������.^nCl  r.  ars For Hire���������-large or small cars for  short or long- trips with careful chs  auffcurs,  at reasonable rates.  Abbotsford Garage &. Machine Shop  ,ll'l>Ar".OT;O.T?T1i'   f>     IH  Farmers 1918  ���������yy������������r'MWi..������'������.ii������������ .i������yiwi������iig  1 -.wj'J*J>rn������wiffrggg^B  jW*^'il    ���������air  @  ���������X  t m Bh  general oiorelceeper  1IUNTINC.D0N, JJ- C.  V* -  f^i  iDest Qiiarity Groceries  /~*  rw&si vaso Fr  ���������nrwjpjsir ^  >?:^ir?s '^'^iQPt������  v. V -sj     -n,  '^������ *i. 1\ >������^y  1  v-������^3 *-J? -4^ ^2. f-3  XOTICK TO COXTKACTOn.S  Kiliisud ficiiool  SEADl-m TKNDERS suiiursL-ribo.l '���������'JVii-.k-r  for Kilyard Seliool"' will be rucciven ny iiu-  Tfoiioui-.-tblc tho Minister o[ 1'ublif.- V>"oj-1is up  to l:' o'clo.'k noon of Vridiiy. ill's lOUi d;iy  of Dc'Ctiibui-, llliJO. for the civet ion ;md c-om-  pletioii or :i. One liuoin School ;il Kilsriu-il, in  the   CliilliwiieU   Ulcotoral   District.   B.   C.  IMniis. Speeineiitions. Con I met. Forms of  Tender may be seen on and nl'ter the 10th  day ot November. I!)^0 at the office of:  J. .Mahoiiy. Essu.. Government Agront. Court  floiirie. , Vj'.neouver: 13. B. MePhail. Esu.. See.  to Seliool Bo:n-d. II. R. -I Abbotsrord. or the  De]);irtment of Pnulie Works. -Victoria. B. C.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  G.   P. KAIMRR.  Asst. Public Works  Engineer.  Public  Works Department,  Victoria,   li. C.  Kc/eiubor   13.    lfiO.  ,r  -��������� ���������    1>IAKI-:S TKE M'OTMIY GO FlIRTlFKJt  B. C. Granulated Sugar ���������'. ;   Our Own Brand Butter  < ' OS^  Five Roses Flour. 49 pounds . ." $&&>  No. 1 Jar Rice, 3 lbs. tor ' ���������. 35{S  Crisco, 3 pounds for :;. $1.10  Carnation Lard Compound, 5 lbs. tor $!.<!()  A.G. ANDREWS.     '  AHJIOTSFOSD,   1?.  , OASTi    CJJ100J3H  .���������TOivi j mil. i    ...ii i ������ in   i  c.  rpinfcf^^L"r-������ir* yww*  THE VALLEY  A^LMClM/n'iL.M,   .'Oi'fCXA!.  i  ���������lie  I ,i:,  fn Uio Orilob.'!- is-,:.; (,{' Ci<> AMri.-nl  tural J(.ii:-i):.l,  <^1,]\hU^I  by  i!lt. jv: .v .j ,.r  Uie  .Mllount  ol-  public   nicnuy  ox-!  viiH'iitl (b.[Ku-!!H'-!!!, of ,ii;:-\cull;iYi<, Air I |.!.-:i.'I������.-:(l   on   tho   publication "ol'   l.liu ;  .1.   I-V!.������������������ I  (.nlil.or,  s:i;  -.- , tli'������������������:!���������(( Iiavo hiM-i! nuiu!.������;{���������,���������; u( prtj-  Icats to. Hi'.; J'n'wii..)-, ;.Fiiiis!.or of  Agricull���������.!)���������'..;, Dopmy IMin!st.or, etc.,  Ii.  C.  i'roys ,A;!aoci;f:.iuii,  li.  Herald and  United    F.irrnor    please  note!)  Tn the saino report tlio doputy min-  isfer   and   the   chief   of   puulicalions  : slate   that   the   circulation   is   S,500.  I J-i'o\-.''ever these variations may bo ac-  iounted   for, "the   fact  remam-j   that  tho cost of this publication io known  ' neither to the  general publio nor to  those who read it.  i Tt is of interest to note that, the  Journal is paid for, partly or wholly,  by moneys derived from th'; Dominion government act "in aid o1.' agricultural education." The objccLon  taken to it. by tlie 13. C. Division, Can-  a   adian Press Association, was lliat iho  AddroK.s   yoiir'coniiiniiiicalions;-,oul'uaI  Wiis- aL Lll!-,t timc' Published  al it ridiculously low subscription  price it proposed to solicit advertising and that it was using public  moneys to enter into direct competition with established individual en-  l(-ri'i!:;o which was already, covering  l.li" held. Tho ���������.ot'Kiiniv.od retailor:..  very rightly objected to the attacks  mad'J on them.  In no province of Canada save Quebec is this government monlhly publication   plan   adopted.    The   Doiuin-  FOR THE BEST  COAL lis  AND  QUICK SERVICE  APPLY  ABBOTSFORD COAL .& TRANSFER  ~*r~������3CTl.lMW!,.T.FW������.W.. ������������������������������������ .������������.1UI������������|. .TW���������^m ||7-l.  F ARMERSJ SUPPL YSTORE  Successor-to A. V. Slade & Co.  We huy eggs, poultry, etc.  We sell flour and feed  ABBOTS i'OKD  a.*m uji'ijjmu.  (i:r'..'.--i   to the Kclitor."'  I  1  i  i      M   is  worthy of note  I lull, no uiea  .'o.ii.-n.ij in g;v������ni  for liic guidance of  'tn   i-.-.-adcis.     I'iM us:-l   of   the   iat'-jKl'  ; i'!'|)ort   i i L' i li)   of  the provincial  d<.-  ipartment' of   agricultui-e   affords   no  iiiuc   by  which' the    general     public  i  Iroin the  C.     I'otail   'Merchants'    AsxocialionJ ,!lighl i,oc;������!,:c l>ossussod  of the facts  and individuals,    practically    asking |-:i,,(l H0 C,UI ,jIccl to roIuler i^KmeiU.  for  the  suppression -of  the  Journal. |      l''rotu   the report or the secretary j icr.   government  "Agricultural    Gnss-  0,;' tho (leptirtment one    learns    tluit|otfe" is mainly for those engaged ir  bin monthly juiliiicatiou "is also well ' tho  ccnciition"vof policies'of agricul-  These are perfectly in order, because1  the exponas of this journal conies  largely out of the ratepayers' pockets and public men have to consid- na  er nil sections of the community.'  What is the opinion of the readers of  This Journal? If the publication is  ;-'i!-  ?,''.'ing full  value  for the money  c.otr.'.!;l!:-;lu;d as the; leading farm jour-  or the I'rovince;  the 'total nuin-  11. hhcvi-d  go  out of exist-  tural ins'ruclion.     Its cost is derived  from   the   nion'.y.-,   voted   under   the  her of copies for the year being 8 4,-   Agricultural Instructicn Act.  00, the average monthly circulation      .The farmers and the general pub-  being 7,058 copies, or an increase of   lie   of  this  province   would   like     fo  sixteen per cent, over the circulation ' know what arc the costs of publica-  (Karm and Home, Family   tion   of  this  government  enterprise.  fiiey would then be in a position to  Judge whether or not they were ge(-  .iP.g' value  for   their   money.  W'r. believe l he publication cf this  Journal to be bad in principle and  that the money would have been far  K-ftor applied and far better publicity secured had the minister of agri-  ���������ultilre carried out his ..definite' as-  urnuee that he would adopt tlie  ^strict' representative system in  British Columbia.���������Cowichan Leader  Ope nit oil J>y H. Lear j  ���������<r'"g!yw������'^������i.i|ii-|.|i,.j|������j|f������i||   m .ii  ...���������  IXDKS'KiVDKXT   I'llOOKKSSIVIU  IWinV   C.AHIXJ3T  '.VNjI'j   HSAKI.0   OSlii   Ai'i'MAHANCJO  ���������1 ;���������  ; Premier Oliver will not if is announced   come   to   Mission   City     to  -peak in 'Don IVIartyn's interests and  .ho only meeting that he will address  :u Dewdney in the Martyn interest  vill lie at Port Cotiuitlam.  Oliver will probably have his own  hands full in the Delta.  (.Should  the  Oliver government   be  defeated and Joe Martin called-upon  to  form a cabinet the following has  boon suggested as part of the cabinet  the other places to be filled later:  Joe Martin,  Premier.  ���������Moses Cots worth, Minister of Finance.  W.'W. D.  Mcrnnes, Attorney-General.  Robt. McBride, Minister of Public  Works.  It.. C. Abbott, Minister of Agricul-  / fare.  Of course conditional on being elected.  Mrs. Brown, p\' Vancouver, has  been visiting at the homo of her .brother,  Mr.  Angus Me I nnes.  \  7^^^^^^fm^^9wxm^^j^^^^  ^^m^^m^^m^m^^m^m^m^M^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m

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