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 V  {3  7x������;Witfr which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star'-';  VoI..XXJV.,N6.21.  Abbolsi;ord,.,B. C,.Friday, October 13, 1922. :;. -  $1.00 Per Annum.  yj^tr.  KSC  .IKKItV  GKOWJHBS. HOLD  IMPORTANT 3VIKETING}  V'.  ���������   AVe.haye a large;sLock of woollens both Canadian and Imported lo'selectJ'roni.    ���������    .  THE PIONEER STORE  ���������������'*>���������*#���������"> R. DesMAZES  Homespun, iillle afternoon dresses in silk-and  luiLV'dS������ a iew allratll've house dresses in ialest  styles at very reasonable prices:  Miss Batiste of tin. Batiste Costume Co. of Vancouver will be, at Mr,DesMazes\, store Friday at-  n'ZTh������' d(f,s,al''':d(l'JandSaturday evening,  October 20 and 21st, for display and sale of these  dresses.  PETITION TO BE CIRCULATED  RE LIGHTING QUESTION  Mr. N. Hill, president of the Board  of Trade, Mr. Webster of the B. C. U.  Co. and Mr. A. George addressed "' a  meeting of the ratepayers which was  calletd in' regard to'^tlre������.-proposed7-  ���������lighting system foV"!the'townsite. Mi-.  Hill read the contents of the "Rural  Lighting Act" for the benefit of those  present and further explained how  the act would apply to Abbotsford,  making it clearly understood that the  rate of tax levied under the act is  entirely in proportion to the value of  property owned by the taxpayer and  -at a rate of one mill - o;i the dollar  or one dollar on the thousand for a  ten light system and two mills on  the dollar or two dollars on ' the  thousand for a twenty' light system.  The majority - of those present  were in favor of the plan su-bimttud  and after considerable discussion the  following resolution was pased. "Resolved that a petition be immediately  rput in circulation for the purpose of  securing signatures of the owners of  property in the Townsite to find if a  majority of the owners of the said  Townsite are in favor of- having the  Townsite brought under the 'Kura!  Lighting Act'; and further be it resolved that Messrs. Will,    Shortreed  Huntingdon  The death occurred at Huntingdon  on Monday of Alex Fraser, who with  his family had recently moved hero  from  Murrayville.  The deceased, who had, Lbeem in  -po.or.aiealj.il. for s#;me tlme^wkVrrTfcy*  nine years of'age and is survived by  a wife and seven children residing  at Huntingdon. Other relatives .also  residing in the immediate district.include Mrs. McKenzie, Mr. and Mrs.'  W. Fraser, Mrs. Blatchford, Mr:  .John Fraser and Mrs. H. Fraser and  family of Abbotsford.  The funeral was held from the undertaking parlors at! Huntingdon on  Tuesday. Rev. Mr. Peacock of Murrayville Presbyterian Church, of  which Mr. Fraser was a member, officiated, assisted by Rev. W. Robertson of Abbotsford. Interment was  made in Mussolwhite cemetery. The  following were chosen as pallbearers,  John Fraser, W. Fraser, J. Fraser D.  Fraser, R. McCrimmon and A, Beaton.  -lT,h'<i Abbotsford and.district Fruit  XJro,\Y/3rs';vAassociation held a meeting  last Thursday afternoon; to discuss  thol.prolilems of marketing and distribution. .Among the .jjfchlef speak-  . ois who addressed fhe^nieeting wer-:  Mr/, 11. H. Eddie, .president of the B.  C. Growers' Association,, Mr. Barnes  of the Olcanagan United Growers, Mr.  A. Grunt, market commissioner ,\Of  Calgary, and Mr. .'J. iLandy, sales''  manager east of the' Rochies' for; the  berry men., ' ,."��������� TV .  - As'the Abbotsford'organization is  in its, first year, and unfamiliar with  the market conditions on."the prairies  Mr. J. Landy explained "the difficulties-under which this "year's crop had  been marketed.   '  Mr: Eddie urged upon",the growers  the -necessity of purchasing the St.  Mun'go cold storage plant" at New"  Westminster, as by its use during, the  past;season in controlling the market  supply the growers had made a gain  of .two cents per pound'on-raspberries.' *A cold storage' plant is essential .for the successful: marketing of  the crop for the coming"-"'season,' as  the berries will' be- more'" plentiful  with poorer .prospects fpr^'marketing.  Mr. Barnes spoke on the advisability of fruit men uniting' as . the  only means for-the improvement, of  conditions; and in answer to' die  statement that the independent shipper could secure as - much!'' for ..his  fruit-as the men in an,association, he  assterted'that they were.:~sure' \ to'  lose by competing againsti\one-; another'and over-supplying.,itlie ; markets.    Over supply is controlled and  PERSONALS  REDISTRIBUTION     IS  DUE NEXT SEASON  VICTORIA,     Oct.   6.���������Redistribution will be the    principal    measure  considered at the next session of the  and Wehster be appointed a commit-1 Federal House of Commons, accord-  tee to draw up a tentative'   scheme jins lo a statement    by    Hon. A.    B.  for a    twenty    light    system,    these   Cppp, secretary of state.  schemes and their estimate cost to  be put in circulation with the petition, and that this' petition when  completed be presented to a future  meeting of the ' " ratepayers for discussion'as to the final disposition of  the lights and the powers accorded  to the commissioners (to be appointed under the act) as' to expenditure  before any definite action is taken."  Miss M. Wilson has accepted fi position with the Royal Bank a is stenographer.,  Don't  Bazaar.  fo,r.get   the-    date-   of   the  The redistribution bill presented  to the House will be of- a broad and  non-partisan description, he said.-  The time had passed, stated Mr.  Copp, for such measures to be framed chiefly for political advantage to  the party in power.  The Embroidery Club were pleasantly entertained, at the home ut  Mrs. E. A. Barrett on Tuesday afternoon. The Club are busily engaged  sewing for their stall which they  will have at the M.-S.-A. Hospital bazaar to bo held in November.  Mr. and Mrs. S. Young of Biumai.-y  were the    guests of    Mrs.    Davis al  Vyo Station on Sunday.  crease in the growing off-raspberries  in the Eraser Valley-as 'the soil and_'  climate <is so favorable to their, cultivation.    In comparison    with .fruit  growers of other districts, B..C.-,wa;3  the only district that,.had shown any  profit for the .past season. Mr.' Grant  expressed the opinion   that     better  results would be    obtained    through  the berrymen .sending their own distributors to the prairies,' as by so doing the markets would,.be controlled  by, themselves in    place of    jobbers.  Using as an example    the   Okanagan  fruit growers Mr.    Grant    explained  that the $40,000    required    for   th-i  purchase of the St. Mungo cold storage plant could be met by-the berry-  men by each member of the association being canvassed to    take shares  in the building   to an amount in proportion to his crop. .   When    taking  shares each member would    sign an  order for the    deductions    of a levy  per crate on each    crate   of -.'berries  marketed.    This collection would be  accepted by the banks and    the purchase price advanced.    By signing up  all members' of the association on    a  five year contract, and    levying nine  cents per crate the first   and    seven  cents per crate the next three years,  all charges in interest    and   sinking  fund would be met. and    the    plant  would become the property of the association in    192 6.      This    plan    is  meeting with the approval of the B.  C.   Berry  Growers' Association,  who  will "make a canvas at an   early date.  As a united body, with theruse of    a  cold storage    plant    improving    the  marketing    conditions,    the -- future  outlook of the fruitgrowers of 13. C.  is very  bright.  AIR. THOMAS KING IS  KILLED BV FALLING TREE  , At a meeting of the Directors of  the M.-S.-A. Hospital held in- the  Royal Bank Chambers on Thursday  evening, the question of water supply  for the hospital was discussed and  as there is a shortage it was decided  ot sink the well deeper. Tenders' are  to be called for the improving of the  hospital grounds.  A meeting of the Abbotsford Liberal-Association, was held on Friday  evening at which Captain F. .1. ' R.  Whitchelo gave a splendid report of  the'convention recently-held in. Nel-  'Son. i  ���������Mr. W. Morgan, .secretary-treis-  urer of.the local football club, begs  to acknowledge with thanks the following subscriptions to the funds of  the club; Mr. Brydges $5.00, Mr E.  A.'Hunt, $5.00 and Mr. A. Hulton-  Harrqp $5.00.  The following real estate sales are  reported from the office of Mr. M.  Heath: Mr. Steiss'' ten acres, sold  to Mr. Hayne (of Medicine Hat. Mr.  Adams' ten acre farm, sold to Mr.  Hind of Kitsilano, who . has already  moved- onto the property.  The Misses Steede visited Vancouver and White Rock over the weekend.    ,'  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell and family  of Sardis were the guests "of Mr. and  Mrs. J. W. Wright'over the week-end.  Miss Vera- Hunt has accepted a  school at Barrier, B. C. and has gone  to take up her duties.  Mrs." J. Parton "attended the W.C.  T.U.,meeting in Sumas on Tuesday,  and took part in the programme. She  was well received.-  ������;:,.Miss..J3Eape.r^,princiEali,pf, tlie-.Mat-  squl^High"School-visited at'the'home  of'.Mr. and' Mrs Weath'erbee- this  week  ��������� A -very well attended and enthusiastic meeting of the W. A. of the  G: W. V-.-'-A. was: held in the  G. W, V. A. Hall'with Mrs. J. Downie  .the president,, in the chair. [ Plans  were made for the holding of a military whist drive in the G.W.V.A.  Hall on October 20th. As the W. A.  -have purchased the military whist  drive set from Mrs. J. Parton, they  intend holding these whist drives of  ten .during the winter months. The  next regular meeting of the auxiliary  will be held on the last Monday in  October in the hall at the usual hour.  The Beaver Trail Rangers met in  St. Matthews Parish Hall Friday evening and elected the following officers for the ensuing year, Chief  Ranger, . Robert Baker; Sub. Chief,  Ted Webster; Tally, Willie Coutts;  Cache, David Gosling. The boys are  looking forward to a very successful  year in their new quarters.  Mrs. R.. Brown who has been visiting his parents on the Yale Road.  has returned to Anyox.  Mr. Stewart McPhee has returned  home from North Bend.  Mr. W W. Grott has been away on  a hunting trip. .  A   very   enjoyable   evening   was  spent at the regular meeting of,   the  St. Andrews and Caledonian Society,"  held -on Saturday. - ,,  Mrs. V: E. Silletoe   of   Vancouver  gave a splendid lecture in the Masonic Hall on Friday evening taking    as  her subject "The Pioneering Days of -  B. C."    The lecture was nicely illustrated wvith��������� lantern slides. .  Mr.  James  Downie,'    Abbotsford's  blind hero, is placing an exhibit    in  the Hudsons' Bay Exhibition for the  blind, to be held- in   Vancouver next  week, and which was postponed from  last week.      ;                     .  ���������  "Miss Weatherbee was a   visitor to  Central Park over the-Week-end: /  ,  Mrs. Page of Vancouver Was ��������� the  recent guest of Mrs. A. Harding  Priest. .' j  Mrs. J. C. Alder spent ' the weak-  end at Strawberry Hill and Newton'5.: ���������  Mrs-. A: Taylor was a    visitor'   in  LangleyrPrairic������., on Tuesday:       .   -,���������. .y  ... .������������������'Mr.'.-and-'.Mrsi'* Jv-L.' -McDanieU ^-pf ->.  Abbotsford are,happy over ttfe birth ���������'  of a son in the'M.-S.-A. Hospital n'n  October 6th.      Mother and child are  doing well. -  .  Mrs. E. A.    Thompson    and    little ,  daughter of Vancouver    visited    Mr.  and Mrs. J. K. McMenemy and    Mrs.  G. F. Zeigler last week.  Services will be held in St.'Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  Mr. Thomas King, well known in  (his district, was instantly killed at  the logging camp of Mr. Johnson's  on the Yale Road on Tuesday by a  falling tree.  The deceased was about forty-  eight years old and unmarried, and  has relatives living in Ontario and  United   States.;  MORIi MILES TO THE GALLON.  PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  Phone 53 or 25X  ossana  afcamteiMiuBaa  anawmraifflmz  Miss  Alder is  with   the  Oil Company as bookeeper.  Imperial  For whom will the wedding" bells  next ���������ring".-.. '! Tt is two Abbotsford  people now, and very slick at that. A  third is on the list, but, who and  when? ".- ���������'  Song Service  A song service will be held in the  Presbyterian Church next. Sunday evening at 7:30. Congregational singing, anthems and solos. The choir  will be assisted by Mrs Horn.  We offer you the finest Grocery Service in  the Fraser Valley. Highest prices paid for Produce���������we want your Eggs and Butter.  NEW SHIPMENT���������  Fownes Gloves, Mercury Hosiery, D.&A. Corsets, Williaems' Boots.  A hew shipment of the above lines direct  from the manufacturers - placed in stock this  week.  WANT A BARGAIN IN SUITS?   .-  Men's Dark Brown All Wool Tweed Suits,  well Tailored, cut in Season's newest Style;  would be considered excellent value at $30.00.  Our price ..........  $25.  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  ' fl  ���������-a  ���������*.H  %r*  gasassassaas  T"      ���������      '       ','���������'-'"'     '  IN- "..'������������������..J^UUl^ mrmi���������innr���������"  Bffinmnrirrniiig  PAGE TWO  / JTHE ABBOTSFOBD POST  THE AEBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES. Editor and Proprietor  i&X.,  ������  FRIDAY,   OCTOBER  13,   1922  Government and Press  One conclusion reached at the recent Liberal Convention at Nelson  was that greater publicity should be  given to the work of the 'Government, and, presumably,- that means  its methods of administration.. Premier Oliver says there is a plan afoot  for more publicity for the Government's work. We can assure him  that the press will welcome this proposal. This newspaper, for. one, has  always believed that tlie publrc are  kept too much In the dark about Provincial affairs, it might be suggested to;the Premier that there should  be a sharp line of distinction drawn  between propaganda work in the  p.rebs and the recounting of actual  governmental accomplishments. It  might be'pointed- out to him, ' too,  that the policy whereby all announcements, even about purely routine departmental matters, arc supposed to'emanate from Ministers is  one of the main .reasons why there  has been such little publicity recently about the' Government's work.  Ministers are expected to make announcements about matters upon  which they are ill informed. Tt  would; be far better ,if such statements came from technical employees  of the Government, even at the risk  of the elected representatives of the  people losing some of the political  kudos that might be involved.   ���������  We are very certain    that      newspapers, ��������� irrespective of    their party  affiliations, are only too ready       to  give the' public all   'legitimate news  of what the' Government is' doing. We  do not think������for"instance, that  the  Premier, or any of his Ministers has  ��������� ever made a request to this newspaper for the publication of    any statement that has been' refused".      Space  has even, been  given  to' matter that  did not constitute news. In the policy  to be ad  main consi  the  actual  accomplishments of-   the  Government are .made public.    It is  what is done, far more than what is  said, that constitutes news; and    we'  believe the public would deeply    appreciate the knowledge impregnating  our Cabinet'Ministers.   '-So.far as the  methods'of making known the v. ork  of the:-��������� Government. are   'concerned  Premier Oliver should call    newspapermen'into conference with him;  It  is not their fault   that   his   Government '"'did not know the desirability  of publicity/', They-have been camped  in his anterooms ever since he attained power: ~ The pregs is    the medium  ,by which  his    Government    can get  into closer touch with the people,  ft  rests with himself and    his    Government to'regard the press    as one.of  the elements in the upbuilding of the  .Province.���������Victoria Colonist.  vestment of millions of capital. tIt.  would also drive'the better classes of  immigrants to other parts of,th..e Dominion' which know how to conduct  the public/business. We cannot willingly or voluntarily face such certain Ues.���������Kurm and  Home.  ifJMD NEW1 FILLER TO FIX  .  HIGHWAY PAVING CRACKS  John Dassetf Moorse is the American, delegate to. ' the 'International  Court of Justice at The Hague. He Is  one who thinks that human nature  must be made over before'there can  be permanent universal peace. He  says: "The world is, the same every-  where. Human nature, is the same.  It is this same human nature which  balks the passage of peace. So long  as we. love glory, so long as' we worship bravery, so long as we thrill at  the cull of battle, so land will we  have war. In the great span of life  we make just so much progress in  each generation. We creep forward  a little, make our seemingly important strides' in progress, when a new  condition arises, and back we slump  ���������ten, twenty, thirty years. The work  of years of science, the efforts of the  laboratory, all arc lost in the answer  to the cry of justice. Mothers may  say they do not raise their sons as  food for cannon, but when the call  comes these same ' mothers will be'  the first to answer., Conditions  change, life changes, the rules we  may make this summer . may .be as  outgrown as our last year's clothes.  Life .is fluid, ever, changing,  can not prophesy or plan."  ��������� Unsightly black lines, sometimes  jagged and irregular, which mar.the  appearance of practically all concrete roads and which are due to the  natural color of materials used to  fill joints and cracks, will be avoided by the. use of a material for the  purpose developed in-the laboratories  of the bureau of public' roads, if tests  by actual use prove as successful as  expected. The material has the same  color as concrete, and when used to  fill cracks and joints the surface has  the appearance of' a, continuous and  unbroken slab, to the.'casual observer.  No particular advantage over other  good materials is claimed for the  preparation other .than its color, and  it Is ''probable that the cost will ,��������� be  somewhat,, higher',    but not    prohini-  live".    ' ' '  For several weeks a section of  road with expansion joints filled with  this material haa been under observation, and the results are entirely  satisfactory, but a longer test will  be necessary before it can' be recommended for general use.  The mixture consists of approxi  mutely 1 2 parts of rosin, 1 part crude  rubber, with sufficient barium sul  phate'to give the desired color. In  prepartion the rubber is dissolved in  gasoline and the rosiii Js then mixed  in with an- application of heat the  coloring material being added as required. Any desired consistency can  be obtained by varying the proportions. A material with remarkable  adhesive properties is produced and  which.can be heated so that it will  flow into the cracks arid joints.  A friend told the other day how tie almost  lost a good nurse. The girl, was. excellent in- her  ��������� position, but when ��������� she answered thel^rtelphone  she spoke into it as if she was ��������� .standing on the  back step shouting across lots.-?. It wet's pointed  out to her that the telephone was,a; very responsive instrument and that.all was'..'necessary'was  to speak in an ordinary tone of voice.  "I guess I know how to answer'the telephone," she replied with a little.heat. And it  took a couple of hours to pacify her.  How do you answer the telephone?  British Columbia Telephone Company  SRKVICIC  STATION  FOURTEEN   POINTS  1N-FIRK   PRRVRNTIOJS  and we     : Fourteen poln.ts; ' not    the  lopted,  however devise^, the  nsideration should    be " that  BUY I J. C.   FRUIT  WHAT SHALL WE DO  WITH THE P. G. B?  What to do with the Pacific Great  Eastern "Railway is-the most difficult  problem British Columbia or any of  her many governments' have had to  face since confederation. It is almost unanimously agreed that the  road should not have been built but  unfortunately such a conclusion does  not relieve us of the burden.- The  road exists, represents an investme.t  out o������tpublic funds of oyer forty-four  million dollars and loses money each  year it is operated. ' Something has  got to-be done.  The.'reports of the experts who recently; examined the road at the request of Premier Oliver practically  advise"5 that the road be .scrapped,  rolling stock and rails sold for what  they will fetch and the whole project  abandoned���������a policy quite businesslike and one that would probably be  adopted by a . business corporation.  But there'is a difference between a  business corporation and a Province  of Canada. A corporation can find  itself in possession of a white elephant'assign and go into bankruptcy,  and that's" about all there is to it.  British Columbia is neither a corporation or a bankrupt but the white  elephant is perfectly apparent; all  we can do is paint him red, feed him  and put him to work for nobody  cares to buy him in his present condition.  British Columbia must not lie  down under the load. We cannot  scrap the P. G. E. and then go on  for generations in the task of footing the cost. Even if there were no  other reason, we cannot teat up the  roals or any part of them and abandon the scattered settlers who have  spent their resources and scvo.'ul  years of their lives in .building farms  and homes. These men and women  have "pioneered and endured all  manner of" hardships of similar experience. They went into the new  districts with faith in the Province,  the future and the people of British  Columbia. It is impossible to abandon them if we ever hope to draw  more settlers to our vacant land.  If British Columbia should aban-,  don the P. G. E. the province in so  doing would win a reputation in the  financial world for being unresource-  ful and inefficient in the management of its affairs; such a reputation  would cost us    the prospective    in-  * Why, you ask? The best, answer  we can give, is it is your own self-  interest as a citizen of this' province  to do so. ��������� ;  We have numerous and great "natural resources in B. C. but the most  bounteous and most lasting is the  productivity of our soil���������Agriculture  and Horticulture.  These two industries today, and-always will, form the financial backbone of the province, regardless ������������������ of  what paper profits are announced by  Victoria as coming from the Liquor  Board, the fishing industry, or from  the timber, etc. '     -  Butter, eggs, beef and fruit; these  and similiar staples must provide a  revenue when.the province goes dry,  when our salmon fisheries are exhausted, arid'when our timber, areas  are  depleted.    ' ,      ,-'.."'  Cheap American fruit is today  flooding our market, simply because  B. C. is a convenient dumping  ground; there are no permanent benefits from this trade; , on the -contrary, good Canadian money goes out-  of the country as the growth of, our  fruit industry is retarded.   . .  Provincial fruit growers are jus't  reaching the point in organizatioa  .where they realize it is absolutely  necessary for them to lay the facts  before our consuming public-so that,  when B. 0. housewives, ask and demand 13. C. fruit, these housewives  will feel juid know they are' helping  to lay a foundation of future prosperity for themselves and their families.  ���������Ex.  HOORAY!  All Aboard! Clang'clang!  He mounts the steps of the moving  train, smiles at the little .woman  standing by the track, and with- a  wave of the hand, is gone���������'on his  way to the northern wilds and rock/1  bays. -       .    ��������� ,  The little woman, who happens to  be his wife, turns and walks briskly  toward the little cottage called home.  She doesn't walk as one dejected, but  her steps are quick- ones���������yes, really  ���������she smiles, and why not? Her. husband's "gone to the country:" He'll  be gone for two whole weeks.  Certainly she loves him and all  that, but���������well, we imagine,' she  feels a little like the workman, who,  after eight hours of steady toil, hears  the five o'clock whistle.  In fancy we see her enter * the  house, which naturally seems still,  and lonely, and ' "spooky," and a  little lump rises in her throat; and  then she calls up a friend arid, the;  make a date for the picture show, lo  see Norma Talmadge ' (whom her  husband dislikes thoroughly), and  after that she decides to have the  very kind of late supper that she Is  so fond of and that her man can not  digest. And put on her bedroom slippers an d . lo'u nge and read' and go to  bed leaving the light on, and eat her  breakfast in bed, whenever she gets  'good  and   ready.'     ,  But she's going to miss him, at  times and wish he was-around.  And when she goes to bed at night  she will wonder what he-is doing  away off up there, and hope he  doesn't get hurt, or fall in the lake,  or get sick���������for if he did, he might  have to come home before the weeks'  are gone, and spoil HER vacation,���������  Ex.  "Tf you were not going to steal  the chickens, why were you in the  coop?" asked the judge.  "Testin' mah will "powah,  Dat's all," replied Sambo.  "jedge.  kind  Wo'cfdro'w Wilson pounded out on. his  typewriter in the White J-Iouse,, have  been compiled, by Fire Chief G. M.  Manlor,. Seattle, in connection with  Fife Protection 'Week, which is now  in progress. The list of "dont's"  reads like a dumb bell primer arid  may sound funny, but Chief M'ontdr  doesn't think so.- Here they are:  Don't use make-shift fuses.  . Don't go away from    electric    ap:  pliances that are" turned on.  Donlt look-for a gas leak with    an  open flame.  '   Don't use'gasoline or    other volatile liquids to clean.  ; Look where your    lighted matches  fall.    ,      " .'.'-. i  Don't smoke in bed.  ,   Don't    let-   children    play      with  matches or build, .bonfires.  ��������� Don't fail to mend defective flues  and  chimneys..  Don't forget'to .remove soot often  from chimaeys.  .    , ���������  r, Don't neglect,to 'protect    surfaces  from over heated pipes.  ���������- - Ddn!t,-'pi't'-hot ashes into -; wooden  boxesv(if-barrels.  ..Don't-fill oil-lamps or stoves by  open  flame,.light.     , ���������'���������;  Don't let rubbish accumulate. ''  Don't fail to keep, a bucket of wa-i  ter and a bucket of sand ready .for  instant use.  "If. people would only make these  fourteen points permanent rules the  power of the fire.tyrant would ��������� be  broken;" Chief Mantor declared.    ,  MAIL ORDER   HOUSES   ROOMTNC  \ ��������� ��������� ���������  in your old car in part payment  for a 490 Chevrolet Special' -Easy  payments for 'the balance.  A new car means, that you will have new tires  and but few repairs for sometime���������according to  usage.  '"���������'���������'Sales totals of the great mail order  houses show an enormous increase,  particularly in strictly farming sections.  This is not pleasant news for retail  stores in our average small town, but  it is what many may expect.  . There is'oniy one way in which the  insiduous mail order campaigns can  be com batted,, and that'is'by local  merchants' frankly explaining their  merchandizing possibilities to the  people through advertising.  ' It is a well-known fact that the big  "mailorder concerns maintain departments of considerable magnitude to  check up the towns where the local  merchants appear to lack enterprise.  There they concentrate their batteries of advertising and catalogue  distribution.  The mail order house never prospers in a town where' the local merchants advertise consistently, because  the mail order men know they cannot  compete with the' local store if the  merchant understands his" business.  To hold his " own, however, the  local merchant must not hide his  light'under a bushel.  When the merchants'get ready to  talk plainly to the people .they will  have nothing to fear from the mail  order man, but if they remain silent,  .then the outsider will surely burrow  his way into their profits.  ,Self satisfaction has spelled many  a bankruptcy.���������Summerland Review.  WHAT BROUGHT THE BUYING  1- SPIRIT BACK TO OUR TOWN  While it was not originally expected that the automobile dealers would  reap much of an immediate harvest,  yet it was felt that the Industry  would be stimulated for' future sales.  The results were very, gratifying both  in sales and in displays, for in addition to the makers sold by Holdrege  dealers, fine examples of closed job9  were displayed, among the cars- some  bearing the proudest names in ;the  automobile' business.  .The local weekly papers fell into  line and    carried    front-page    news  STUART MOTORS  Chevrolet and'Nash Agents  Mission City, B. C.  BrTWKfffffiT^-^*"3  stories of the,doings of the show;  stories were also used in "the weekly  papers of the surrounding towns and  one Holdrege store which publishes  a store papei\ of unusual excellence  played the automobile show most effectively. Catching the spirit of'the  show, they wanted it to succeed.  In addition, a special sheet, the  "Holdrege Automobile Booster" was  issued. This was got out iirthe form  of a seven-column, eight^page newspaper. The front page was given  over to telling of the various features  of the automobile show- and automobile gocsip'of varying interest.  Holdrege merchants are. unani  mous in stating that- the automobile  show brought in the biggest -week's  volume of business,the town had enjoyed since the fall of 1919 and; a  pronounced livening of business conditions has been noticed ever since  the show ended.  Over $3,000 was taken in at thb  door in admission charges, and, with  the concession money, the Holdrege  Commercial Club was more than  $.400 to the good after all expenses  had been paid. Thus the budget was  not only untouched, but the individual pledges of the members were lessened by that amount.  In other words, the business man  of this little town, put over a com-  munity event that fairly lifted thorn  out of a slough of despondency, gave  a new feeling of confidence to the  people of the county, a confidence  which was expressed by making tho  week of the show one of the bigge3t  weeks in volume of business the town  has ever enjoyed. And all it cost was  the team work and effort of tlje men  behind the idea. And this in the face  of retrenchment and talk of . hard  times/ It proved the truth of military tacticians who believe that attack.-is the best defense. s    ���������.���������-,  General Auctioneer "and . Live  Stock���������Specialist.  23 years among tne-Stocftmen of  the Eraser-;-Vailey. ���������'' 'Am' * f pittiter  with; the different .breeds, of Vive  ������. ock and their '.values.  . -,   ,  Address  air:cbmmunicationsj<  Box' 34 ChililwackV B. C;  to  WINNIPEG  Winnipeg, October 4th, 1922.  Things are still rather congested  on this market, although for th.s  past week we have received n'o American shipments of fruit with the exception of pears. The market, however, is full of Mcintosh and ..Weal-,  thys in crates from B.-C, and they  Alex. Ss-'Doncan  Barrister ^*: Solicitor *  !   'Notary Public        ,  OFFICE  J: A. ���������atuerwood Building-  Phbae 8001 P. O. BOk &&  1 MISSION 0ITY, B, C.  Funeral Directory  AGENT   FOB   HBADSTONE3B  Phone Connection. Mission City  are selling at various prices, some of  which amount.to as- muoh as the  published f.6'.b.:prices' 'ofWese'B. C.  apples. , ';."'"'.'''  Ontario sWipments'--i/f;'peaches are  over and all that is coming at thfc  present-moment';is^some cars of pears  and pf course ;���������_ large , ���������quantities or  grapes.  hi  i  H  hi  i  i  I  %&&&S^m&TM2W*^^  tf^S^SV^^ 'iff  TUJS ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE THREE  s  XI  A. E. HUMPHREY  B. C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer.  Room   6   Hart, Block,   ChiMvack'  Box    422, '   eHILIJWACK''  Yarwooti & Durrant  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  vn  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   EI>IJ)AY  ABBOTSFORD,   1$.   C.:  , .el. .  ,  ALAN M. BROKOVSKI  AUCTIONEER and*  ,   VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION G'UAllANTKWJ> *  LIVE STOCK a Special L"  ,     P. 0. Box 94  'PRO F1TA BI iK    INS U RAN CK''  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 the fall is the  best time to apply it, as a protection J-against   -the  l winter's  dampness.   ���������     ' '    '    ' -"  Estimates   free���������prices   reasonable.  J.E. PARTON  ';. Painter  and    Papei'hanger  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  phese Resolutions^  Were Adopted  , The first day's session of the convention of the Union of MuniciDali-  ties**skw.maiiy resolutions of impbr-  tance adopted without discussion.  The1 resolutions committee had'con-,  sidered in detail the st'veval micters-  which enabled them to be brought  before the delegates in concise form-,  thus saving much valuable time and  leaving an opportunity for the discussion of controversial subjects.  The .resolutions emanated from  different municipalities and had been  carefully drawn up. A list, with the  name of the municipality, from whicn  they came is given below:���������,  1.'Repeal .of last' year's" provision'  < relating to advertising tax sale lands.  (Burn'aby'.)  2.-Abolition'of appeal from the  court, of revision on assessment providing assessments are equitable a������  compared with other properties in  the' municipalities.     (Burnaby.)  3. Provision that sub-division of  municipal, lands may not be registered without the approval of the municipal  council.     (Duncan.),  4. Clarification' of the rights of  municipalities in reference to taxation of church property, in the light  of the-Privy Council decison in the  case" of the Bishop of Vancouver Island versus the City of Victoria.  (Duncan.) '  5". Permission to' advertise money  by-laws in' weekly newspapers even  where daily newspapers ore in ' circulation.     (Duncan;)  C. Raising from, one to- twelvemonths thh period of residency constituting domicile in respect of tne  liability of municipalities to care for  indigent hospital patients'. (Kam-  loops.)  7. Definite provision that the poll  tax. caii be collected only once a year.  (North Vancouver District.)  8. IL'xemption of municipalities  from the Dominion stamp tax on  cheques and receipts. '(Trail.)  9. Imposition upon the Dominion  Government of the cost of clearing  Dominion Crown land of noxious  weeds.- (Western Canadian Municipal Union.)  . 1.0. Assumption by the Dominion  Government of liability for taxes on  Soldier Settlement Board's farms reverting to the government through  cancellation of the settler's contract..  (Western Canadian ;/.' Municipal  Union.)        -  11, Adoption by agreement'among  the,-four'-western'.provinces of a uniform .'system of. municipal accounting,  (���������Western;-" Canadian Municipal  Union, j  12; Provision that land set apart  for by-law for school or parks purposes shall not be sold unless ratified  by a three-fifths'm'ajority of the ratepayers.- (Victoria.)  Bowser's Epistle  Is Pu  VICTORIA, Oct. 9.���������Premier Oliver today came out with the full  /private and confidential" letter  which Mr. Bowser, Conservative  ieader, wrote the late Premier Brewster in which he offered to agree not  to attack the government if it would  accept a settlement of P. G E.  matters-with Foley, Welch and Stewart, the contractors, along lines proposed by R. T.% Elliott, K. C. f  The "settlement" was refused by  die Liberal government. Instead an  arrangement was made    by Premier  Oliver as, a result of which the government sol' the province obtained  hundreds of thousands of dollars in  cash mare than it would have under  the Elliott and Bowser endorsed proposal.  The premier repeats his charges  that Foley, Welch and Stewart provided $500,000 for the Conservative  party campaign fund arid that because of this Mr. Elliot "could and  did approach Mr. Bowser and induced him to write the letter.,"        ' "    ,  Mr. .Bowser's letter'is as follows:  "Victoria, B. C, Jan.28, 1922., ,  "Private and Confidential:  "Hon. i-J.' C. .Brewster,  "Premier, Victoria.'  "My Dear Premier.  "Mr.'R. T. Elliott, K. C, informs  me that a proposition of settlement  of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway  matters has been made by his clients  roughly on the' terms:  "That Foley, Welch and Stewart  and the Pacific Great Eastern Railway and P. Wilch, contractor, are  willing to hand over all the assets of  themselves and all subsidiary companies connected with, the Pacific  Great Eastern Railway enterprises  in British Columbia, including the  moneys standing to the credit of P.  Welch, contractor, in the Union  Bank, Vancouver, in return' for their  being relieved of all covenants      in  THE    EMPRESS-OF ' SCOTLAND  t  The Canadian Pacific Steamshins  liner "Empress of Scotland" has  been chartered by Frank C. Clark,  hew York, for a cruise of f>G dava  to the Mediterranean, calling at the  vari',u.>- Kuropean pons. She left  Ne v York on February 4th, with  ev-~-  berth  booked.  This spring the "Empress of  Scotland" will carry on a .regular  service between Quebec, Cherbourg,  Southampton and Hamburg. She is  ���������scheduled to leuve Quebec on her  first ontwiird. journey from Canada  early, in  .May.  The "Empress ofnSc-utlund" is the  largest vessel in. the Atlantic fleet  of the Canadian Pacific-, and one of  the' most li'viirin-is ve-'vi-!? in the^  service. This steamshm has recently undergone a very comnre-  honsive overhaul and 'has been  adapted for'burning oil fuel instead  of coal. Her Se-onri das'! oas-  se������ger accommodation has been in-  " creased ' and imnrnved. Her Third  Cla^p c;������er>nmmodntion hns also been  greatly improved, a new Third Class  Diriirg Saloon havinp- been ap-anred  at the forward end of th'c shio, to-  gether with a Lounge :>ri'i Smoke  , Room, and an additional Thi^i n-^: :  Dining Saloon', arranged aft. The  boating capacity has been browgh!  up to the mo?t juodern standard  new davits having been fitted  throughout, and new boat? of the  latest o'lansihle type fitted!' und������r  each existing lifeboat, these lifeboats jJso having bepn completely  overhauled and made good.  'The'., principal   dimensions   of   the  "Empress   of  Scotland"  are  as   i'o!  lows:���������  .'.677-ft. 6 in  ..  77 ft. 0 in.  ..   f>-:  ft. 0 in'. ,  (to shade deck).  Gross Tonnage. ..24,GG0 tons.  (about).  ���������    The vessel  is-of the  Shade   Deck  type, .with  a. B���������ridge .Deck  over,..extending  fully  Half length,, and   with  a  long Forecastle  Deck.    Above. thj.  "Bridge   Deck   there   are   Lower   and  Upper   Promenade  Decks  extending  the full length  o'f the  Dridpe Deck  and   above    the   Upper    Promenade-  Deck  there is a  Boat- Deck.    Ther"  are two complete Tweeri De^ks, "-1  a Lower :.nd Orlop "Twr-en Decks a;  the   forward  and   after  ends  of   the  ship.     The   vessel   has   a   slraigh*  stem,   elliptical   stern,   two   funnel-  and four masts, and presents a most  im"o--,in#  ^^De.ivance.  The "Empress of Scotland" ; is  classed at Lloyd's, has a full Bcirrl  of Trade certificate a* a P-ics������-,.���������.������������������(��������� ���������������  Ship, and is xvolJ sub-divided bv  watertight buliciieads. There is i.  cellular double ,bottom extending  fore -and aft for almost the com-  'plete length of the ship, ^his bottom  being carried well up the sides in  way of the Er.gine and Boiler  Rooms. Oil f;;e) is carried in the  bunkers, and there are large cargo,  con'^artmenre both forward dm.-! af;  of the Er 'ine and Bollpr Room =  Ample Fresh Water is provided for  in tanks cit the sides of shaft tunnels and in the double bottom.  The   vessel   carries    about    10,OOP  tons of, dead wei"ht. and.has a  Length   B.  P.  Breadth  Depth   THE EMPRESS ,OF SCOTLAND..  At the forward end of the'Lounge  is. a Writing Room in white,-'also  Louis XVI period, having ��������� painted  decor:, cd furniture of the Adams  character. " - ' ' '  The Ballroom 'is situated at the  forward end. of "C" Deck,'and is-a  very spacious room decorated .in the  Empire style, the ,walls being of inlaid satinwood with ormolu 'enrich  ments.'. There is -.'a-rparquet floor  for dancing, and an orchestra' platform arranged, in one corner 'of-, the  Ballroom. The"furniture round the  sides of the room is of- saiinwood.'  A-double Smoke Room is,situated  on "E" Deck and "C" Deck,,that.on  "B ' Deck being-   in    the, form of a  broad balcony-looking--down  on-.the  Smoke .Room  below' "on   i(C" .Deck.  The/ decorations   of   this'room .are  very   pleasing,   being "in   the,, Dutch  style   with   oak   walls/ tiled   frieze,  and oak beams on ceiling having old  "hips'   lamns   of   the   hanging   type.  \   fine   oak   staircase   with'   carved  newel posts is arranged'at the'fo'r-"  ward end of the Smoke Rcoih, .with  two very fine p:tintings"at the'head  of th? SwaircTse, ar>'d a' fireplace with  ;i   similar   type   of   electric   ���������'ire."to  that in the Lounge is'fitted'-at the'  ���������ifter end of the room, where there  are also two fine 'paintings: "Leather-covered settees  and   easy   chairs  are  supplied,   the    furniture'   being"  generally- of oak.  At the forward end of the Boat  Deck there is-a First Class Winter  Carden treated in white with green;  treiilage on the walls and having  'arrre f?sement windows- and a fine  "F" Deck.   Ample Promenade space1  is: arranged   for.    All    the   public!  Lavatories and Bathrooms are. fitted,'  up, with the" most modern improve-i  ments in sanitary fittings.   In addi-j  t-ori  to .the foregoing the vessel is'  equipped with.Barbers^ Shops, Bookstalls, ^Dispensaries,  Hospitals,    Information .Bureaux,,  etc.,   and    an  electric   elevator    for - First    Class  from "F". Deck, to   Boat   Deck.    A  manicurist    and    stenographer    are  carried.   The Kitchens and Pantries  for" First   and   Second   Class   are  situated amidships on "F" Deck, between the Dining Saloons, thus ensuring a quick and'efficient service, |  4/!   the ^-latest' improvements    have  o:ni! light  overhead.'   The floor is  sea  speed of 17 to  IS knots.  Spacious  and  very  well-fitted  a:--  ' comnodation   is   nrnvvjcfi   f0"   ahmi*  " 4fin   ITirst   Class,   450  Second   Class  and OfiO. Third Class passengers, together with a Crew of about 510.  The First Cl?^ acenmnndation i =  ���������arranged 'on "B," "C," "D." "E*  and "F" Decks in large Staterooms  for one, .two and three, persons each  all these Staterooms being fitfe-.-i  with" bedsteads, no upper berths be-  , inpr-f-tn'i in any of the First C';v---  ro.onis. In addition thore are twen'v-  fi"t* large suites of rooms with  private b-ith and toilet. AH thi.-  accommodation is exceedingly we!  fiM���������,|  ,,n   anfj onniMi-M  ' There is a larae Dining Salo-Ti  situated on "F" Deck, capable of ������c-  on:i->"iof!.'j)-irig over 430 neon'e at ������m>  sitting, the table?, ���������being." arranged  for e"viM ''"rties of from ^i.v to-lv/o  people. This room is decorated m  ihe "Empire" s!yId in white and  fto'd, the f'.irnitun? being of ma ho?',  any urmolstercd in red 'morocco. The  centre of 'the. Dining 'Saloon , has n  'lfrge open well exicndinp- over tw  decks in height, and there are l'iri<-  r.'jiinting-������ at both f'.v-"-ir'-| ;\-<r\ nfU"  f-nd-; of the rooTi. Tl-������ First Ha**  Lounge is on "C" Deck, and is  1rpatf-.-| m^tbe !'>ni= XV! a'vle. hnv  in? .a firp laylif'-'t over --thi' cntr^  of  the- room.    A   large mar hie man  mirror-; ever  end   of   tlie  laid with parquetry and the'furni  fire is of painted wickerwork".' Stone  fountains' with'; girt' cupids over  ssme'-'iire 'fitted at 'the' "forward, end  ���������of this, room,- also' fine electric  braziers to give he?.t. Extensive  Promenade 'space for the First Class  is nrovided for ' on "B" and "C"  Decks, the forward" end "of "C" Deck  being screened off -fn ' steel'-'with  larf>-e glass windows..- The length' of  ach  feet:  promenade  space - is  over  400  telniiU'.y  with  l'and--("vie  is   fitted   at   the  Loune-e, and has  after  an electric, fire o.  the ht:-"5t type with great hen tin p  . proT'T-M'-?. A gronn of f;'vMy r-ii'-t  efi fr>p;<ifjre is nrranfrerl round the  fireplace, arrl [b" genera! tvpe o*  furniture ;n Ihi.s room is satinv/oc-jj  with   m '.aga   settees  and   easv  chairs.     ������  The Second- Class ^-^scngirs are  accommodated on-', "F"'-'and "G"  P< cks in'staterooms for four- and  two persons each, ,and. in -addition  there are a large number of one-  berth-roopis.. All these rooms art*  Vgn ^rd well fitted' up.  , The Dining Saloon is'.situat?-'! on  "F" pack, and is decorated in ,Lonis  XVTtJ style, v/ith satinwood sideboards _���������-and ,' mahogany furniture.  There is seating, accommodation for  ai.-oul 70 nelsons at. one sittino-.  On "C" Deck there is a Second,  ���������"lass Palm Court ' finished in a  tre:llag~' scheme of prreen and white.  n.nc] furnished with .wifker...furniture.  This room is nre-vi'-erl for dapcirrg.'  On the, same Deck is the, S'inoke  Room, which is carried out in white  with,an.oak dado and oak furniture.  Til!- ���������Second Class Lounge, is situated  on "D" Deck, and is h the 'Empire  -: tyle., the decorations being carried  out  in: white.     ' ���������   ;  Ample Promenade space for the  Seeon.'l' Class" Passengers is .provided for.  The Third. Clp.ss are aecommb-  dHtci on "C: Deek and "PI" Deck at  (���������.(i!h the forv/grd and after ends "of  I'm ship.. The Staterooms are for  frern-'six to four .persons; each, and  are fitter! up in the latest style for  -"J'-fi accommodation on the Atlantic  service. ���������*   ��������� ���������  Ths Dining Saloons are capable of  seating a ��������� total o.f- over , 330 .persons  at one ;sitting'. The after .Lounge  and Smoke Rooms are situated on  "D" Deck, and a-re in'oak, and similar rooms are arranged forward 0������  bee}** supplied, arid :these spa'ces are  equipped "in the most up-to-date  ���������'fashion.'Separate kitchens, pantries,  ,etc.'; are fitted up both forward and  aft for supplying the Third Class:  Dining-Saloons.- The vessel'is ventilated and heated in a very elaborate  rrianri'er/'the air in the Public .Rooms  and Cabins--being changed ~ auto-,  matically every few-minutes-with-:  out creating any draughts. The  cargo handling equipment is operated-by powerful steam winches, and  is iquite up to the most modern re-'  quirements. The watertight doors,  are .operated by hydraulic power1  controlled' either individually or col-!  lectively 'from, the Navigating  Bridge.  A   telephone   system' is   installed,  between  the various principal   Offi-j  cers' Rooms and Offices, etc.   There1  .is la   complete   system   of   Wireless1  Telegraphy,  including a  long-range  installation and  apparatus for tak-.  ing -wireless   bearings.     Submarine'  signalling- and  electric    clocks    are  fitted, also the most modern 'type of.  Gyro Compass, these-various "scien-j  tific devices giving increased "safety  in  navigation.    The vessel is fitted'  with  large  bilge keels  to  minimize  rolling. Larere provision storerooms,,  both' insulated and ordinary are arranged for.    The  ship  is 'propelled  by two sets of quadruple expansion  engines driving twin  screws  direct  The two  sets  of engines,  together,  will indicate 17,500 h.n., and at about  80 'revolutions per minute will give  a-������"eed of 17 to 18 knots at sea.      j  _ The  boiler  installation   comprises)  eigjit  double-ended  boilers with  sixi  furnaces each, and one single-endedi  boiler.with three furnaces, the work-)  ing   .pressure   being   220   lbs.   per,  square  inch. j  This  vessel  was  originally fittedj  with  coal  bunkers  and  burned  coal]  on her service  across  the  Atlantic!  In order that her speed may be fully,1  maintained, and taking into account'  the' great advantages which are as-i  -���������iociated with the use of oil fuel i������-'  passenger ships, she has, during her  present> re-conditioning,  been  fitted  with   oil  fuel  bunkers  for carrying  oil fuel, and a complete installation  for burning oil fuel  in  the boilers.  This will make it quite certain that  this vessel will be able to maintain  her, speed and  time  scheduled with  more certainty than if she remained  as   a A coal-burning   ship.     At   the  same" time  sufficient   of   the   coal  bunkers have been  left intact,  and.  the furnace fittings for burning ,-oal  3tored in the ship, so that at short.  notice, if the oil-fuel supply fail, ite  is  possible   to  reconvert  the  vessel;  to a coal-burning ship, and so pre-i  vent   the   laying-up   of   the   vesselj  shnvld oil fuel not be available.        '  The installation of auxiliary ma-,  ckir<������rv is very complete, the steam-!  heating-, lighting, and   refrigerating^  plants  are  of  the  most  up-to-dat������i  kind, and ensure that the comfort9J  of  passengers   in   respect   to   thes������  matters/aie amply provided for, _J,  connection with their contract with  the government and you in turn to  proceed with' the completion of the  road.  "So far as I am concerned personally, and 1 think 1 may apeak for tlie  opposition, 1 arn willing to ag.ree not'  to oppose or obstruct such settlement  in the house by taking a passive'  stand and at the same time -to state  that I will not take any advantage of  such a settlement by criticizing you  for making same, as. I am confident  the people^ generally will be satisfied  with any fair settlement you make  as they want to forget the present  position and have the government  Lake measures to this end.  "Should you decide to apply for  federal aid to assist you to , complete  the road into the Peace River country  F am willing to co-operate so far as  my influence may go.  "My object in writing ��������� this letter  is to take such a serious question entirely out of a realm of-politics.  "Yours  faithfully,  (Signed) "W. J. BOWSER."'  WEEK IN OAJ,GARY  , As0is usual at this time of year  there is now a demand for those  fruits the season for which has practically closed. This is especially noticeable in the cases of , peaches  plums and prunes. One retailer states  that the number of people who missed buying prunes while they, were in  season is surprisingly large. All  this notwithstanding the. fact, that  every variety of fruit was widely advertised and' housewives v .advised  when the season was,closing. There  are still a few peaches coming in and  these are moving out' readily, as is  the case with all varieties which are  nearing the end of the season.  A shipment, of wrapped/.Niagara  peaches in lugs' arrived, in . Calgary  this week and when opened ��������� many  were found, to have developed .brown  rot. The best of the fruit ��������� wholesaled at $1.25 per case. This fruit  was originally of very fine ,quality  but evidently could, not . stand up  under the long haul. It is extremely doubtful in the minds of , many-  wholesalers whether it is'possible to  successfully market Ontario peaches  as far west as Alberta.  There is a good "supply of tomatoes  in lugs' on this market at the present  time. This is very fine stock and is  being sold at 70^ per lug. The tomatoes arriving on this- market' this  year have been very', good , and it  would seem that this would continue  to be a splendid outlet for B.^C. torn.  atoes if the quality set by these latest arrivals is -maintained.  Some very fine Mcintosh, apples  are arriving in Calgary and'there is  a good demand "for;tlie , No. ,1 .s'tocK,  .despite (the fact that crates containing mixed grades are being offered. '  at $1.65 retail. These will'retard  the sale of No. 1 stock to, a certain  extent, but nevertheless the ,' prime  quality is being disposed of iiijarge  quantities and once the mixed grades'  are finished there should be a largely increased demand for the No. 1.  The week in general has been, rather quiet, but there has been a steady  run of business and it is expected  that within the next two weeks there  will be considerable demand for all  lIio later varieties of fruits.   '.:  Netted Com potatoes are wholesaling at $3C per ton, and owing to-  the fact that the potato crqpMbcally ���������  is generally good it is har'dly. to be  expected that there will be. any ad- -  vance in his price. Those closely l'"n  touch with the market are even of  the opinion that there might be a  slight  reduction.  A quantity of pears arrived this  week slightly over-ripe and., .'many  had developed soft spots. .Ttiese.  were disposed of at from 50# to  $1.00 per crate. Good sound stock  is bringing from $2.00 to $2.50 per  box.      ' -   -  The praire had its first snow of  the season on Wednesday last. < The  snow was followed by a considerable  rainfall which was of -immense-bene- .  fit to the soil. The storm had,the effect of clearing the atmosphere- and  was followed by sunny days whmh  are allowing the completing of- the  threshing operations. It is stated  that these are about 'three-quartern  completed and that a ,week or ten  days of continued fine weather will  see' all the grain in storage., The  nights are frostly and amateur gardeners are hastily removing the'.r  spuds and other vegetables.  ALIHORT.A  CHOP CONDITIONS  Good weather during the week has  enabled the farmers to harvest and  thresh their grain under most favorable conditions. The bulk of the crop  throughout the province is threshed,  the balance only requires a few. days  more of present weather to complete.  Tlie outstanding feature of this,  season's crop is the; high grade of  wheat especially. Although about  average in yield, considerably above  in quality. Oats on the whole not-.  very good and prices not " remunera-'.  tive to farmer. Green feed showed  great improvement during the past  three weeks and is-In fine, condition.  Plowing starting immediately threshing is completed, and good advancement already recorded with soil containing just sufficient moisture 'for  efficient working. Livestock looking  well, but cattle breeders not much  encouraged at present prices and  prospects.  &  m  a /  KrBBsmtmw  oassaas  THE ABBOTSFORD, jPOST,  ABBOTSFOBD, B.  a  ARE YOU ONE?  Our regular customers know thai we sell only  the best of meals. ,  II adds to the charm of housekeeping to have  one of our luscious roasts. Father smiles, the  children smite and mother smiles to see that her  cooking is appreciated.  S. F. WHITE  B.   C   Phone '41.  Farmers', Phone 1909  Oriental Influx  Serious Menace  Abbotsford, B.C.  ^ The subject under discussion at  The Kamloops Rotary Club recently  ���������was "The Oriental Menace," and Mr.  McQuarrie handled his subject in a  manner that gave a jolt to many  present. While all had some idea  of the growing menace of the invasion of the yellow races, few realized  to what extent it was really among  us, he said.  Mr. McQuarrie opened his subject  by stating that some years ago lie  was a resident of Ashcroft. Then it  was a white man's town, with scarcely a Chinaman in the vicinity. Today  the town is run by Chinese, and  white men are very much in the minority.  . Steveston ;33 years ago was populated by white men, today it is Oriental. :; Indeed there    are    1,300    Japs  there. The entire fishing and canning  industry is over run by    Japs.      Recently with a friend he went clown '.j  watch  the- fishing  boats set out  for  sea.*   Out of 100  boats-   there    was  not a white man in the crews.    The  Japs', he declared,' practically control  the entire fishing    industry of B. C ,  with, the exception    of    the    halibut  fishing, which is too dangerous, and  requires a white man to handle.  ttecoming Menace  It is not only in    the    fishing    industry, however,    that they are    be-  .. coming.a menace.       In    Vancouver  City.last year over 1000 business^ licenses were, issued to Orientals.    It-is  not merely the fishing    and    market  gardening, they are entering the Ok-  ..anagan and other    agricultural    districts.    They are in the grocery business and in every line    that    white  men follow.    There is not a town in  ������. C. that is not over populated with  -/the Oriental, and-that    has   not    its  ���������China town  and    Jap    town.      The  Japanese officials    admit    there are  -20,000 Japs    .in    Canada,      Anyone  know'ing'jthe Jap declared    Mr.    McQuarrie would not hesitate to double  that figure    and be    nearly    correct.  There are 57,000 Chinese in Canada,  and 38,000 of them in B. C.  What Is To lie l>oiie?  ������������������ What are we going to do, he asked.  The birth rate of these people is so  abnormal that ten years ago the  ratio of Oriental children being born  in Canada was 1 to 250 white children. Today it is 1 to ���������very 17 white  children. VVhat is it to be in the  next ten years?  This was not a political question.  He'was pleased to say that every representative from B. C. in the federal-  house was strongly in favor of absolute exclusion.  ��������� Restriction has been tried in every  shape and'farm, and it has failed utterly. Head taxes have been set and  other restrictions laid, but the Chinaman has found a way to gel. around  all of them. They came under the  guise of students, and then as merchants. In one year 1045 "merchants" entered Canada.  Secret Agreement-  A gentleman's agreement had  been made with Japan. It was a secret agreement and he was strongly,  oposed to anything in the nature of  secret agreements. The people  should know what agreements they  have with other countries when immigration and their very existence is  concerned. This gentleman's agreement, whatever it is', did not keep out  the Jap.  There was talk* in Ottawa when  this matter was up for discussion  that we must go carefully in case of  oferiding these great countries. New  Zealand, South Africa and Australia however did not worry about  offending other countries'. They have  endeavored to keep their countries  l'or the white man, and adopted absolute seclusion of the Oriental. Canada, would be none the less loyal he  considered, to the motherland and  the empire if she also closed her  doors. This was not a question of  the present and of offending anyone.  : It was a question of the future of  Canada, of our- childron and our  children's children.  Whites are Tardy.  It was true, he said, there was  much to be said about the tardiness  of the white men to take off their  coat3 and work and that employers  were often compelled to take Oriental labor when white labor was not  available, but white men must be  prepared to tackle any job and they  had no right to grumble    under such  CHOIR CONCERT IS  ENTERTAINING  EVENT  A very successful and enjoyable  concert" was given in the Presbyterian Church on Thursday evening under the auspices of the Church Choir.  The programme consisted of a fine  collection of varied selections, which  were all well received and encored.  Among those who assisted were: Instrumental selection; Mrs. Bedlow.  violin duet, Miss' Thclma and-Master  Harry Taylor, (W. Morgan, accompanist.); vocal solo, Mrs.- Horn:  Mandolin solo, Mrs. Brokovski, (Miss  ID. McMenemy, accompanist); vocal  solo, Miss Jessie Coo^an, (Miss E.  McMenemy, accompanist); vocal solo  Mr. !<\ S. Thorn; reading, Miss  Evans; vocal solo, Miss Mabel Alder;  reading; Miss Manning; vocal solo,  Mr. Thornthwaite; reading, Rev; Mr.  Alder; vocal solo, 1.0. A. Barrett; address, Rev. A. Hard ing* Priest; vocal  solo, J. Downie; vocal trio, Mr. and  Mrs. J. C. Alder and    Mrs. ��������� Bedlow;  A nice "new'stock    of    Wall   Paper  has come to hand.. .  ' Just the right kind to make the  rooms cheerful during the. fall and  winter months.  A Good Variety To   Choose From  A. R. GOSLING  Box 31 ���������-��������� Abbotsford, B. O.  All   Work   Guaranteed  Advertisements under    the  heading cost 25    cents    per  above  issue.  Our bread comes as  regularly   as the sun,,  freshly baked for ypxi,  each   morning; :   and,  brings     health     and  strength -to   all   who  eat it.  Patronize the bread   made in   Abbotsford ami-  keep the money at home; /  /  Baker's bread keeps the house cool.  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  LOST���������1 drop ear ring, shaped  like a light-house, with a little green  stone in centre. Lost on Sunday between the mill and B.C.E.R. Station.  ,T.   Perks,   Abbotsford,. Mill.  DEPARTMENT  (0!���������  PtTlllilO WORKS  vocal  King  solo, M,'rs. Horn. ��������� God Save the  HOSPITAL  RECEIVES  MANY  DONATIONS  "'"he matror oi the M.-S.-A. -Hospital, Abbots!'i)i-(l. gratefully acknowledges' the following donations, to the  Hospital, received' during the months  of August and September:���������2 pillows, Mrs. Hogan (Matsqui); 2 wool  comforters-,- Mrs. Fadden (Sumas) ;  Eggs and old linen, Mrs. Kirkpatrick  Vegetables, Mrs. Ham, (Clayburn);  Vegetables and fruit, Mr. Block (Mc.  Lehman); Cherries', Mrs. Guerney  (Matsqui); Fruit, Mr. McCallum, Mr.  W. Wells/Mr. Derraugh; Vegetables  Mrs. Marette, Mr. McGowan, Mr. J.  Downie, Mrs. 'Brydges;. ' Fruit and  vegetables, Mrs. Peck; .Fruit, Rev.  Mr. Priest; Vegetables, St. Mathews  Harvest Home Festival per Mr.  Priest; Magazines, Mrs. Brydges;  Flowers, Mrs. Eby, Mrs. Hutchinson.  Mrs. H. Fraser, Mr. Purvis,', Mrs.  Cruickshanks (Clayburn)'; Matsqui  Flower Show, Mrs. Forrest, Mi\ McCallum, Mrs. Stewart, Mrs. Barrett,  Mrs. Zeigler, Miss Rodgers, Miss E  Peck.  To any who have contributed in  any way and have been overlool.cil  our thanks are due.  Sincerely,  K. CAMPBELL, Matron  SUMAS VOTES ROAD MONEY  WHATCOM ROAD, Oct. 10.���������A  very light business session marked  the October meeting of the Sumas  Municipal Council on Saturday, Oct.  7. . Most of the road work has been  completed for the year, and few extra appropriations' were made.  Mr. Peyton of the Maher road secured a vote of $7 5 towards bettering that road between his property  and the Whatcom road.  Councillor Frith reported .that the  big fill on the McKenzie road was  noaring completion. It was already  possible for vehicles to get ov������r it,  but he would require another $30j  to finish the work properly.  Mr. S. Goodchild, who is desirous  of entering on a contract to repair  the culverts and bridges on the  Clayburn-Straiton road, where he is  conducting logging operations, was  informed that the government engineer must be consulted regarding  expenditure on this road, as it is  kept up on a fifty-fifty basis with  the public works department, being  partly in Township twenty. =  Municipal Clerk Courtman reported that three properties offered at  the tax sale the week before reverted to the municipality. One is a lot  near Abbotsford, and the other are  portions of the McKay homestead at  Kligard.  A very heavy bill for school expenses was caused by the improvements made to the structure of Muh-  selwhite school. At a cost of approximately $000 this school has been  set on fresh foundations and other  repairs have been accomplished.  Chilliwack Electoral  District  Closing portion of Riverside Roml.  'Section . 10, Township 17, New  Westminster   District.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  under the authority - conferred bisection 10 A of the "Highway Act",  as enacted by Section 3 of Chapter 2S  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, Township 17, 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. 8 88, Sub-Div.  of Blocks 8 and 12, Section 10, Tp.  17. Thence following said east boundary of Riverside Road" South' 132,0  feet ; to the . south^ ' boundary  of Lot 1 produced-' west: Thence  S 89������ 40' E,12.8;';feet to the southwest corner, of said'Lot 1:'thence N.  0������ 4I':'E; 132;0 feet'-to the north'west  corner'of Lot 1, Tlience N.89������ 40' W,  1'4.4'feet more oFIess to the point'of  commencement,.and containing 0.041  acres more or less'. ���������  W.  H.  SUTHERLAND,  Ministerof Public Works.  Department of Public Works,'  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B. C.  ,   October  5jtji,"1922. 13  1  OF ALL K  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REM. ESTATE���������Money to Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  A. McCali  Abbotsford  i  F. V. Basketball  League Schedule  The Fraser Valley Basketball  League held their monthly meeting  at Abbotsford on October'12. Bylaws of-the League were amniended  and adopted. The following schedule  was  then  adopted:  October 21���������Mission A,*- B and  ladies' team at Langley, Matsqui B  team at Chilliwack.  November 4���������Langley A, B and  ladies' team at Chilliwack, Mission B  team at Matsqui.      , ;  November 18���������Chilliwack A, B,  and ladies team at Mission, Matsqui  B team at Langley.  . December 2���������Langley A, B and  ladies' team at Mission, Chilliwack at  Matsqui.  November .18���������Chilliwack .A, B  and ladies' team at Langley, Matsqui  B team at Mission.  i;  December . 23���������Mission A, B and  ladies' team- at Chilliwack, Langley  B'team at Matsqui.  It was decided to- hold meetings  the first Thursday in each month.  How. does your subscription to the  Abbotsford-Post stand?^ Is it paid Lo  date; or are you a subscriber?  REDUCTION   IN   WENATCHEE  VALLEY APPLE   ESTIMATES  Mr. J. Aiken and bride are expected home this Saturday.  'circumstances, of the    Oriental menace.  We have to look to the future, he  said, and if we are to save Canada,  we must back our members up in  their fight, not for restriction, but  for exclusion complete' and absolute.  His address was' received with long  and continued applause.  Wenatchee, Wash., Oct 4th, 1922  Instead of practically 15,000 cars  as'forecast by Frank C. Neilson, dts;  trict horticultural inspector, ������ii  August 1, he now anticipates a crop  of ] 4,013 cars and it is predicted by  many ruilr.oad officials and shippers  that this total will be still further  reduced when picking time comes by  worm loss.  Unusual ' precautions are being  taken against the packing or shipment of wormy apples. , A double  check will be made,against most of  the shipments by state and federal  authorities, and hi addition to these  the shipping organizations and independent shippers are adopting measures to guard against any infected  fruit being packed; .  The loss of near|.y 1,000 cars in  the size of the apple"crop is regarded  as a strengthening factor in the market.  PERSONALS  Mrs. Miller and Mrs Brown spent  Tuesday in "Vancouver.  Mrs. S. D. Trethewey was a visitor  to Seattle at the week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. Alex Thompson spent  Saturday renewing old acquaintances  in Murrayville.  Mr. and Mrs'. J. Anderson of Vancouver were the guests of.Mr. and  Mrs. R. H. Eby during the week.  Mrs. Harry Barber of Chilliwack  visited Mrs. G. F. Zeigler on Tuesday.  Miss J. Vannetta of Aldergrove is  the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Vannetta.  A grand play and concert, presenting a unique comedy, will be given  by the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian Church in the Alexandria Hall  on Monday evening, October -30th, a*  8 p. in. sharp. Popular songs and  orchestra will also be part of the  programme. Not a dull moment will  be allowed during the whole ovenin^  as every line is full of surprises and  laugh provokers. The best local artists will take part. The funds are  in aid of the stretcher forUhe M.S.A.  Hospital which -the ladies have very  kindly undertaken to purchase.  TFIE RHODES   SCHOLARSHIP  Wife     (with     newspaper)���������"Jus  think of it!  A couple got married  few days ago after a courtship which  lasted fifty years."  Hub���������"f suppose the poor old man  was too feeble to hold but any longer."  Professor���������What! Forgotten'your  pencil again! What would you  think of a soldier without a gun?  Jones (an ex-service man)���������I'd  think he was an officer.  The annual election of a Rhodes  Scholar to represent the. Province of  British Columbia at Oxford University will be made not later than November 25 th of this year. The Scholar elected this year will go to Oxford and take up his studies there  in October 1923.  The following are the conditions  under which candidates are eligible  for the Scholarship. A candidate  must be a British subject with nt  least five years residence in Canada,  and unmarried. He must have passed his 19th birthday, but not have  passed his 25th birthday, on October  1st, 1923. He must be at least, in  his Second Year in some degrpe  granting university of Canada.  Under the terms set forth by Mr.  Rhodes in his will, the Committee of  appointment must have regard not  only to scholastic ability and attainments of candidates, but al3o to their  physical vigour, capacity for leadership, force of character, devotion to  duty, courage, sympathy and other  moral qualities.  The Scholarship is of tho annual  value of 350 a year, and Is tenable  for three years.  Applications should be in the  hands of the Secretary of the Selection Committee, H.T. Logan, University of British Columbia, not later  than October 20th,  A prominent Minnesota potato  grower is authority for the statement  that unless freight; rates are adjusted  in that state hundreds'.of thousands  of bu8hels--o'f potatoes would probably  never be dug.       .. , ��������� '  0  i  ml  BfiliiliB^^


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