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 ..Sujj-|5?  s  \    'A*������������  .   */'-  ���������yfi.  ;uw  \ if.1  '    V     '-1 '      'rt-C������   i^-. V  Vi    ���������  /.  -   ,.  v.-        i  - -  -  *."���������>���������   ���������  ������.-*���������"  -������������������>.������������������������*  <"-\. k>  IT  ������VJ?.  With which is incorporated <Jthe Huntingdon Star"  ���������_ _._.'....',_!.. t "���������  Vol. XX., No. 22  4BB0TSF0RD. B, C> FRIDAY, OCT.   8,.  1920       ; ^  i"������!f-S*i-N    O '  $1.00 per Year..  FINE SHOWING' OF ROOTS  AT XHJH AmJOTSKORU.I''AIR  The'annual exhibition of the Ab-  botsford-Sumas Agricultural Association took place on Tuesday and in  spite of the inclemency of the weather the attendance was excellent, and  the exhibits were much better than  last year.  Mr. 11. W. Ankatall Jones, . who  judged tho fruit and" field produce  said that the roots shown were the  finest that, ho had seen at any exhibition this year, not excepting New  ���������Westminster.  Mr. Ii* li. Stacey. M. P., opened the  Pair ancl spoke on the'three reasons  why the farmers should support the  district Pair. The first and all-important reason ' was' the" educational  value of such exhibitions. He made  mention of the way Dr. Knight  judged at-Agassi/, taking a few minutes after'awarding a prize to explain the reason for his judgment.  This enhanced the .value of. the  judge's work and Mr. Stacey strongly advocated that it should be made  a general practice. The other reasons  were publicity and prize money.  An interest exhibit which took  first prize in its class, was shown by  Mrs| W. I-I. Fadden, of Sumas. In  this exhibit weres hown practically  everything, cooked ' and uncooked,  that could be produced on a farm."  There was a'bewildering assortment  of fruit, cakes, soap roast lamb, vegetables, pork and beans, butter, wool  : nd   milk.  .The bread shown was of high order, while Mrs. Fadden also had  bread made from flour milled from  wheat grown, on the farm. There  was also, a' par of shredded wheat  for mush. There was a line sample  of white, fleecy wool, ancl samples  of home-made soap.  Mr. Chevallcy- of South Sumas,  udged the dairy produce, which was  worthy of the district, although not  a large exhibit. There was a good  exhibit of home "cooking and canned  fruit and vegetables.  The showing of stock was not  what it might have bee'n under-more  favorable conditions and the entries  were also small in the poultry classes for the same reason. Had not  new buildings been erected there  could not have been any showing of  horses and cattle, but that saved the  day.  Mr. J-. Downie, Abb'ots'ford's blind  hero,' late of the 2nd CM. R., had  a line exhibit of network which was  much admired and was one of the  features  of   the   exhibition.  Taken altogether the fair was an  excellent, exhibition of what can be  grown in this district, the vegetables  looking just :ik good as was shown  anywhere in lb-' province, and considerably better than some. In this  no fall I'air I hat wo visited this year  excelled the field produce shown in  Abbotsford. and if was our pleasure  to  visit,  besides   Lhe  local   fairs,  the  one hold in Vancouver, Victoria and  New Westminster, and had tho weather been fine and the entries.all filled Abbotsford would have shown the  judge something more to praise;" au'd'  it is understood his praises for the  little exhibit were .not'stinted.  All departments were represented ancl were all a success.  ' Some of the exhibits sure deserve  special mention, showing that while  the exhibitors were' preparing they  were doing the Abbofst'ord-Sumas  fair a groat service, so much care  had been taken to make a good showing, and in the general'display Mrs.  W\ II. Pad den ancl Mr. Phil Jackman  deserve great praise for the remuneration financially could not cover such  an excellent display as" either of  the exhibits. l' With more such enthusiasts the Abbotsford-Sumas will  in future eclipse anything else in the  valley. It is the products we want  to  see.  A perusal of the prize list will reveal other    enthusiasts���������those    who r  Ewe lamb���������Ambrose.  Poultry  Barred Hock���������.1':''Mutch, 1 and 2  ��������� Leghorn,  single  comb,   white���������W.  H. Groat, 1 and 2. <  White Wyandottes���������P. Jackman 1  and 2.  ���������  Black Minorca���������J. R. McMenemy.  Rhode  Island   Reds���������P.   Jackman.  Cochin���������-J. R.  McMenemy.  Brahmas���������j-Mrs. T. H. Walters.  Hamburgs���������L.   Murray.  Turkeys���������W.   Porter,  A.   Taylor.  "  Geese1���������VV. Porter, A. Taylor. ...  Dogs  Cocker Spaniel clog���������A. E.. Barrett  Cocker   spaniel  " female���������-R.   Ambrose.  Setter dog���������Mrs. Fraser.  Setter , female���������A. Taylor. ���������  Fruit  Gravenstein   aples���������W.   Forter,   T.  H.   Walters. .',  King of Tompkins���������D.   H.  Ruker.'  Mrs. H. Everett.  Northern  Spy���������W. H. Fadden.  Jonathan���������H. F. Thorn, Mrs. Fra-  PERSONALS  :)  AHHOTSKOHD CI. W. V. A.  take a large number of prizes are ser.  usually enthusiasts in their particular line,, and deserve the thanks of  the Association. Such names as Mrs.  Maurer, Mrs. Matthews, T. Steale,  F. White, Mrs. Brodoski, and a number of others spell success for the  fair.  Few associations have more enthusiastic officers than the president  ancl secretary of our Association, and  much of the success of the 1920 fall  fair is due to their indefatigable energy.  .Thejudges were: Horses, cattle  and sheep,. Dr. Knight; .vegetables,  fruit and field produce. Mr. B. W.  Anketell Jones; baking and cooking,  Mr. Kent: dogs, Mr. Sankey of Van-  couer; 'ladies' fancy work, Mrs.  ninc'ham; photography, Mr. McDonald f dair/ancl honey produce, Mr:  Cliavellcv of B.  Sumas:  school work  -H. F. Thorn, W. H.  Fad-  Miss Steed:; and ft. Wiler.  Tho   following  are   the   list  of  a-  wards:  Horses  Stallion,   over     1500     lbs.���������Starr  Bros.  Two vcar old coll.���������J. Mutch.  One 'year   old   colt���������C.   S.   Bingham. .,  ���������Stallion,  ' over   1100   lbs.���������O.   b.  Bingham.  Colt, one year���������Starr Bros.  Team���������J. Mutch.  Single horse���������M.   Millar.  Saddle    horse���������Starr    Bros.,      D.  Wells. .,,       r  Special  prize? 2 year old  Lilly���������J.  Mutch.  Cattle  bred���������Starr   Bros.  F.  ���������L.  DeLair. T. An-  hoifcr���������A.   F.   Verch,   F.  cow-  Bull,   pure  Sufherby.  1-lolstein  drews.  Hoist ein  Sufherby.  ,    Holsteiu   calf���������F.   Sufherby.  Jersey cow, aged���������Ambrose.  Jersey   calf���������Ambrose.  Gurnsey   and   grade,   bull���������C.   A.  Watson.   .     ��������� -  CowC. A. Watson, 1 aud 2.  Moife'r���������C. A.  Watson.  Heifer, junior-^Ci. A. Watson.  Calf���������C. A. Watson.  ���������  Ayreshire. Cow���������E.  F. Verch.  Heifer���������J.  H.   Cowlin,   W.  Little.  I-leil'er, junior���������Ambrose.  Special.   Shorthorn     ancl  'grades;  liuH���������SUirr   Bros;   calf,   Ambrose.  Special. Dairy cow���������F  Sheep  Ram���������Ambrose.  . Ham  lamb���������Ambrose.  Russet  den.  Mcintosh���������C.   Wallace.        r   '  Crab apple���������C: Wallace, G. Hayes.  Box  packed   apples���������W.   H.   Fadden,  2nd.  Pears,  .winter���������W. NH.  Fadden,  J.  H.   Cowlin.  Plums,  greengages���������W.     H.  Fadden,  "Yellow- egg plum's���������J. H.  Cowlin,  Mrs. Fraser. ���������    ���������  Prunes���������Mrs. .Fraser, Mrs.  W.  H.  Fadden. :~>.-  '  Grapes���������J.-'-H.. C.&wli.n. Mrs. Everett.   '.'"'.  Citron���������P-.  Jackman, Mrs.  W.  El-  wood.  Beets, table���������C. Wallace     W.    11.  Fadden.  .' Brussels   sprouts���������H.     -R.   Brown  Onions,   five   stalks���������T.     G.     Andrews, H. II. lircv/ii.  Commercial  onions���������T.  R.   Brown.  Pickling onions��������� T. G  W. H. Fadden.  Parsnips���������T.   Steale,  T.  drews.  Turnips���������Mrs.   W.   Elwood   2nd.  S.jiuiGh���������II.  II.  Brown, W. Porter.  Pumpkins���������Mrs.   J.   Duncan,       II.  Barnes.  Hubbard  squash���������W.   Porter,     11.  Barnes.  Tomato���������1-1. R. Brown, II. T. Taylor.  Tomato,       commercial��������� 11.       R.  Brown, P. Jackman.  Salad���������1-1.   It.   Brown.  Potatoes,    i'>     varieties��������� H.       ft.  Brown,   T.   Steale-' W.  Porter.  Potatoes,  red���������M.  Miller,  Mrs.  II.  Steale,  1-1.  Andrews,  G.     Au-  Mrs. D. -T. Rucker spent several  clays in town.  Mrs. Hunt ancl Miss Groat attended the P. P. meeting in Vancouver  on  Sunday.  Mrs. Hutchison has returned home  from her visit at Agassiz.  Mrs. Matheson of Langley and  Mrs. Boothroyd of Cloverdale are visiting Mrs.   Wright.  Mr. Good and Mr. Brundrage were  at Bellingham on Saturday.   ;  Mrs. Hill's father Mr. Lamb ,of  Ontario, has been- visiting them.  Miss Fairol Little has returned  from her trip to Tacoma, Wash.  Miss Danggrfield of North Vancou- |  ver is visiting Mrs.  McGowan.' r  Mr. A. McCallum is in'Nelson at-(  tending a meeting of the Good Roads'  League,and the U. of B.C. convention  Mr. Clive Zeigler of Salt Lake  City'isvisiting his brother this week  Mrs. Dawkins of Mission'was the  guest of Mrs.  Little, Tuesday. '  On Saturday evening the friends  of Mr. and Mrs. Todd took a surprise  party to their home: ' the evening  was spent in games and dancing.  Mr. and Mrs. McCallum attended  the fair at New Westminster ancl  held in honor of the reeves,,-pf the  while there were guests at a banquet  municipalities.  On Tuesday evening the Mission  and Hatzic boys and girls came to  Abbotsford to-play basket ball: Mission- boys won .over the Abbotsford  team, as did also the Hatzic team,  and it remained for our girlsHo<sa.vq!s  the day which they did nobly, "and  WON over the Mission team.  The G. W. V. A. is making arrangements for a masquerade ball to  be hold on November I I, Armstice  Day. in the Alexandria Hall.  Arrangements have been made by  this Association to establish 'a Buffet  Counter and open the Club Rooms  daily to members and their wives,  all Returned men and women dependents of Veterans generally.  The following is a summary of the  Rules and Regulations governing the  same:  Membership���������All      members        m  good  standing:   women     dependents  of  Veterans.  Privileges���������Members may bring  and introduce into the club one  friend, not a returned man, on any  one- day, providing such friend is accompanied by a member ancl signs  the  Visitors  Book.  The privileges of the .Club are extended to all' returned men for a  limited period, after which they shall  be 'expected to join the Association.  Visitors���������The Visitors Hook shall  be signed on all occasions by non-  members, whether male or female.  Conduct���������Members will be held  responsible for the proper conduct  of all visitors ancl to co-operate with  the House Committee "and Steward  in seeing that Lhe Rules ancl Regulations are enforced.  Games, Aiiiuscmenls,' file.���������No  games of chance are permitted and  Gambling of any dosciption will be  strictly   prohibited.  [iefreshme-its���������bight lunches, at  ���������i scale fo be determined may bo sup-  Dliecl: Tea, coffee etc. Soft ancl other  temperate drinks, tobacco, candies  etc shall be sold.  -,* House Committee���������The    following  arc-members of this .committee: Mes-  "Mr. Jimmio Downie took pari in  the musical programme at the banquet ol" the ft. A. & I. Society at New  Westminster on Saturday evening.  srs  J. R. Whitchelo. Thos. Kirky  10. A. (.'ope, IC. A. Barrett and II. F-  Thorn.  There is only one  way  to  control  "booze"  and  rattle snakes. 2*  John Barleycorn, seeks the power  (o sell bv I he bottle and the barrel  what he" has lost the power to sell  l)V the glass and (he government is  lo |,(. bar tender and  wiperup/police  6*  and  jailer.  Veslerday   tho   Abbotsford   pound  w canio into force.  DssraaaKzaBSBEetaaMnrTraaasaa.- i-miia.**���������*"-"*'*'  ^.Ij.feii&l.'-SS  1-1.  Fad-  DcLair.  The "Deadly^P^ilel Column"  "Booze ControF^SbUion's Performance  Electoro! Don't be misled over  "control". The last thing John Barleycorn dreams of is "control." 11  always was a joke to him. It ia now  The ballot is for control and SALE.  Control is an empty catch-vote bait  to mislead the thoughtless electoral  fish. The hook is in "SALE". Sale  in bottles and barrels. The government is to guarantee the brewers and  distiller:' and cope with the crop ot.  crime. It's a brewers and distillers  campaign cry. Adv.  drunkenness  Everett.  Field. Produce���������  Wheat���������P.  Jackman,  W  den.  Oals���������W. S. Hill-Tout, W. Ii. Fadden.  Barley���������W. H. Fadden.  Corn,   enilage���������M.   Miller,   W.   11.  Fadden.  Beets,   field���������J.   Frith,       Mrs.   A.  Bouscfield.  Mangels���������J. H. Cowling, J. Frith.  Turnips���������J.  Frith,  Mrs.   W. Stewart.  Carrots���������C. Wallace, T. Steale.  Beans���������M. Miller, T. G.  Andrews.  Corn���������Mrs. Davis.  Peas���������Mrs. J.  Duncan.  Cabbage���������11.  It.  Brown,  Mrs.  Fraser.  Green sheep  feed���������J.  Frith.  Alfalfa hay���������F. Sutherby.  Home grown  .seeds���������Mrs. J.  Duncan. J.  Frith.  Ranch   produce���������W.   II.    Fadden,  P.   Jackman.  Cooking  White  bread���������F.  E.  White;   Mrs,  F.' Pearce.  Brown loaf  Brokoski.  Currant   loaf���������Mrs.   A.   Brokoski,  Mrs. T. IL Walters.  Halt dozen  buns���������T. Steale.  Halt dozen   biscuits���������F.  Sufherby,  -W. J. Fraser, Mrs. A.  j.    It has    reduced  over I'M) per cent.  2.     It has banished the bar.  ���������j'.     it  has  closed   four   provincial  jails out/of live.  '    4.    It has reduced the number of  persona  in the penitentiary.  5.    It is lesening the commitments  to the Hospital  Cor Insanity.  G.     ft is in line with the trend oL  Lhe   whole  continent  of    North     A-  morica. .,     v_,ouit.it;s,  o  mm  It  has gained  the support of | A   Brokoski.  ���������---���������---   -'lie  the loggers    and    longshoremen,   all   .     -- .   almost to a man. * ' (Continued o������ last Page;  Boys' School Bools oi' Solid Leather, sizes 1  to 5, Special  . . . $4.65  We carry Boys' Boots from $3.00 to $7.00 in  sizes 1 to .5.  Ladies' Shoes, in Slippers,    Oxfords,    Pumps  and high cuts of the    Newest    Styles    from  per pair $3.95 to $ 15.00  Our Stock of Ladies Sweaters is, so large  and varied that space will not permit of  ���������   'a description, suffice to to say that Lhey     j  ind up-to-the-minute in Style  1  ������  i  Ia uescripLion,  arc all new a  .���������4  ���������Mrs.  R.  H.  Euy,   W.  G.  T.  Andrews,  Mrs.  Mrs. Davis.  Layer cake  J.   Fraser.  Fruit  cake-  John  Duncan.  Half   dozen   doughnuts���������Mrs.    *F.  Matthews,   Mrs.   G.   Maurer.  Cookies,  3  kinds���������Mrs.  VV. Little,  H'l    Ol I  labor  unions,  like  the loggers    ana  chiltlrcn's  work,  Cooking-  former ly   hostile   ^^~--r~~^~^~->-~-������������������~-  iiul>Jjer.s ol' every kind for every  mem her of  Uic family.  Girls'  Box Calf School 'Bools, not too  heavy  but strong enough lo give genuine satisfaction  sizes .1,1 to 2, Special  ��������� ��������� -.$4.65  TO 'CL.1CAU--J.00   pairs  Men's  (Jenuinc  KUto  :Bals., Tan or Black,. Williams' Make. Screw  and sewed Soles. A .good buy at $8.'J5   ^ ^  Sixes 6 to 11, Special price,,.  ��������� . .$0.85  Ask your neighbors their opinion of our Boots  ' OUR BEDDING STOCK IS COMPLETE.' By  reason of our early and judicious buying we  are able to offer many lines at much below  to-day's Prices.  B.   C.  Phone,   4  Utfmmmmwrii mmtma Miummimm  Farmers'   Phone   1007  estiaBttmceu.Mim.ixi*t*mm  iiM'gp^-a'iv^'Ja&tflMW'.^^ ���������������v.  #  I1!  I,'-  O  PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFOEDPOSf  E ABBOTSFORD POST  .jpu.b'lishccl Every. Friday  Member of the'Canadian Weekly    Newspapers'*' Association.  J). A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  53^feII^^^u^lttIa^gIIiaaI51m^<^,  J. - H. JUJNUJ-Sr  ,   Funeral  Director  Tlie ;tir is full of election talk these days. Premier Oliver  won't, say that it will be this fall, and he won't say that it .won't  be, He evidently thinks that so far-Jit is nobody's business but  the government's when the election will take place, until the  govoi nment sees fit to announce it. Bowser has put the X-Ray oh  ihe Premier ancl says it will happen this fall. So there you are.  There sure will be one within a year and that is about all the  general public know at the present time.  As to a Dominion election���������well there might be-one- if the  ���������Liberal Leader's words take deep enough -root in the hearts '01  the people so as get in the shape of a demand to Premier Meighen at Ottawa. Both leaders are extremely active: both arc  going far from home. A premier coming west has always been  a sign that something was going to happen very'soon;- It hag.  seldom failed.  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  ������hone Connection. Mission Cit>  aqs  Wm. Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live  Stock   Specialist.  23 years-among the Stockmen   oJ  -he    Fraser   Valley. -   Am   faihiJai  | .vith   the different  breeds   of  live'  stock and their values.  Address   all   communications    to  Box 34 (J'hilliwack.B. C  ,Now that ihe fall fairs are about over we may expect some  fine weather. ;When one thinks of all the rain we have hac.  during the days when the fall fairs have been the chief topic  and the chief occupation, we wonder why it is that they have  ail,c.ome out just about alike in weather conditions. .It has  however not-prevented some good-fairs being held.  It is an enormous task today for manufacturers of.  telephone equipment to maintain an adequate output. They  are away behind in their. orders, owing to shortage of  workers, raw materials, inefficient transportation and  other causes. In the meantime, Central is supplying service with the means at her disposal. She is working harder  than ever, realizing that the telephone is a great factor in  social and business life, To her belongs tlie credit of assuming greater burdens because of shortage of equipment.  When you telephone, think of her and what she is doing.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE C&.  3Ioro Delusions Gone���������  ��������� We will always hold a certain amount of enmity to Premier  Oliver in the future, for this meeting on Friday night, says the  Standard-Sentinel, he wrecked a couple of our pet delusions. We  have frequently heard Mr. Bowser, both in public and in private,  speak very highly of "Honest John's" ability and honesty. Now  the premier, in a half-hour tirade of.Mr Bowser, asserts latter  cannot tell the truth even on oath. We had a high ophiion of  Mr. Bowser and, believing him, a good opinion of Mr. Oliver, but  if the latter is correct in stating that Mr. Bowser cannot tell the  truth, we thus 'lose faith in Mr. B. and therefore will be forced to  believe he was lying when he frequently'stated that'Mr. 0. had  ability and was honest.  No man should have the power to wreck one's faith in the  leaders in this province; neither should any leader believe it  good policy to abuse an opponent, especially when he'himself  believes he is entitled to the support of the public because of  claims to have accomplished all the'good that has ever been done  in this great province of ours.  were in the running. There will be others of course. It is very  likely that the public will get a taste ot' some inside workings of  the affairs at Victoria since the election of 191G when these two  former friends get at each other. "  MAW  COMPLAINTS AltOUT  TJ1E   YALE   110 AD  Apropos of the discussion of the  everprcsent road' problem by the  Langley council at a recent meeting  the condition of the Yale road is giving rise to many complaints. ' Tho  rain has completed the damage done  to many of the roads in the municipality through heavy motor traffic,  and the road from Lagnley Prairie  to Murrayville is a succession of holes  The road in question was formerly  the pride of the province.        There  T  hi) Vremier's Speed���������  Premier Oliver told his audience on Friday night how he  was too fast for Mr. Bowser; how he had left Victoria "four days  behind Mr. B. on a trip through the Peace-'River country and  ber.l Mr. J3. by four days on the return lap. Mr. Oliver failed  to tell that it was after a joint meeting with the leader of the opposition that he gained the speed. It is claimed that a pursued  man can run faster than one who fears not.  Speaking.of speed, the Mission City Record says .that the  premier took over two months to reach his constituency, after  the floods of the past summer, to find out the people's need in  their hour of trial.���������Kamloops Standard-Sentinel.  Liberal Paper Sizes up Situation���������  in the course of a speech, notable for its absolute frankness,  Hon. John Oliver, Premier of the province, told the people of  Kamlops yesterday thatt here was little chance, of the trans-  provincial highway project being undertaken by the government  at present. lie would not commit himself definitely when asked  to state when the government would be in a position to get  v. ork on the proposed road started. The province was greatly in  debt���������a burden imposed upon the people by the late government  --and until (hat debt had been greatly decreased the government  v. as noi. prepared to countenance proposals for further exhorbit-  nut expenditure.  The Premier's announcement was undoubtedy very unpleasant news for the people of this district, who have' long  cherished the hope of the through highway to the coast, from  which they would derive immeasurable benefits. The fact, however, that he did not promise what he does not intend to do is  worthy of note, if it is the desire of the majority of the people  to extricate the province from the present financial predicament  it is in, the stand of the chief executive head will be unhesitat  Would Be Some Busy Orator���������  Let us picture a meeting in Mission City during the next  porvincial campaign���������a Conservative meeting of the Billy Bowser candidate, and John Oliver allowed thirty minutes to speak  Maxwell Smith and the other candidates present, of course. He  .vvoulcl be expected to spend the thirty minutes as follows: Seven  minutes to roast "Friend" Bates, as the job was not completed at  the last visit; seven and a half minutes to tell how with the aid  of his trusty little Ford he beat Maxwell Smith to it at the'last  -��������� ���������--- ��������������������������� -       ���������  provincial, election and how he had tried to make good to him|has beeu au almos<- constant stream  afterwards, but on tlie Land Settlement Board Mr. Smith had of heavv trucks and a,,tnmnh-,ft ���������ss-  too modern ideas, thus he was fired; five minutes on other opposition candidates;  two minutes on telling how truthful Mr.  Bowser is and what would have happened to the province if the  elections of 1916' had not brought the Liberals along as the  guardian angels of B. C;  two minutes on the misdeds  (?)  of  the Oliver government;  half a minute n why the ferry' rates  we're inaugurated on the Mi'ssion-Matsqui ferry; half a minute  on what.he will do for Dewdney if elected; half a minute on why  fne present Prohibition Act was not enforced;   half a minute  on what he has done for Dewdney riding since 1916;   half a  minute on telling what he will.mo in regard to Nicomen Island  dyke and why 'it took him two months to come to their aid  after the recent floods and four minutes on the P. G. E.  That will be some seech!  AFTER  MANY  DAYS  It is an axiom of theoretical mech-  ancis that every force must produce  its.full effect. It. is perhaps not demonstrable.either by a priori reasoning or along empirical lines that the  same principle holds true in politics  but sometimes things happen that  seem to point that way. Truth, and  candidates, crushed to earth rise a-  gain after everybody lias pretty well  forgotten the circumstances attending the original depression.  Some four years ago two gentle-;  men were freely spoken of as possible   Liberal   candidates   for   Dewd-  in any event it has never been denied  In Lhe sequel, the other expectant  g3iitleman, he who awaited the news  at a distance from the convention,  did not' allow his disappointment to  deter him from working for the re-  of heavy trucks and automobile passing over this portion of the road  since the spring.  The habit of putting small round,  stones on the Yale "road���������stones a-,  bout the size of good sized marbles'  has made that road from Abotsford  to Murrayville the terror of all auto-  sts. The same money spent on the  Yale road in putting on proper gravel  would have during the past four  years have made it a pretty decent  road, but the men who appear to be  at the head of this work on this road  do not know the first principles of  roadmaking.  We know the worst- about the prohibition law. It is on the statutes.  We can only surmise it about "government sale" The law Is not writ  ten yet���������or passed. 5*  BE A GENTLEMAN  Be  kind and  considerate.       Open  turn  of the party.    When that was j your  heart to  the  poor  and  needy.  triumphantly accomplished- he found  himself at the head of the Land Settlement Board and prepared a comprehensive scheme which he was not  destined to put into operation. Report says he was ousted from the  position.   .  And  now  comes  the  denouement.  The political ^force that was checked  11) 1G  Hi  5'ly endorsed. If, on the other hand, the people believe that  (lie government lias the money but is discriminating in the particular matter of the provincial highway, they shall have an  early opportunity of effectively voicing their protest.���������Kamloops  Telegram.  in IDlG'is to produce its effect in  ney m the provincial elections. Bolhjmo or 1921, for when the next  were prominent in the councils of the general elections are held, Mr Max-  party, both had run for office before well Smith, taking no more chances  and m recent years neither had been >.. conventions, will be a Liberal can-  successful, although the elder of the'diclale,   but an  independent  one,    a  two had several parliamentary terms  critic of the government as led by the _ ���������   to his credit. Me, however, suffered .erstwhile politicial friend in whom, man, and if tho training has been of  uncer the disadvantage of not being always granting Mr. Bowser is cor- j the right sort, you will carry its  a  resident, a  ciualification  possessed ' rect in his report, he had trusted not 'marks and    distinctions    with    you  iv   lii������   i- v-il     Tli/,;������   ���������i.,,-���������.~   1.-.-    r.. ...    I /������".  Be ever watchful for the moments  and occasions when a service can be  performed. Money .can buy a host  of things and . money \can buy even  men;but the purchase of a gentleman  is beyond thev power of dollars and ���������  cents.  A gentleman is a man with a heart  of gold; a spirit'of love; a head of .  reason; a soul of honor and a nature  that seeks only for the good points  in his fellow-men. If, either by  birth or environment. you have  "missed" some of these requisites  begin  now to train.  Training will  make you a gentle-  .Tohn Oliver and Maxwell Smith   Dewdney is to have a lively campaign when the next provincial campaign comes along. It has always been a lively place  during election time, and this coming one election/whether now  or next year, promises to be no 'exception to the past political  history of the riding. Unquestionably Premier Oliver will not  now decide to run in Delta instead of in Dewdney, as was reported was his intention, after his recent visit to Dewdney to see if  last July's -water had yet gone off Nicomen Island. It would be  a very great sign of weakness on the part of the Premier to  urn away���������even if he is a good runner���������now that Mr. Maxwell  by his rival. Their claims being fair-j wisely but too well. It is under  iy evenly matched and they being'stood that Dewdney Conservatives  on friendly terms they agreed, so the'are quite satisfied with an arrange-  story goes, to stay away from the 1 ment which brings two Liberal candi-  nonnnation meeting and leave the'dates into the field���������for Premier 011-  Ireo ancl enlightened Liberal electors'ver  is  hardly  likely  to retire  with-  (-���������������������������  ,-'i,  cral.    The fa  of Deroche, has entered the field as an independent Lib  of both these two gentlemen being in the field  would make the content a lively one, even if no other candidates  of Dewdney to make a choice without  a supervision that might have been  embarrassing. At the last moment  however, the non-resident postulant  for the position of standard-bearer  changed his mind, boarded his trusty  Ford^ and hied him to the conclave.  By some oversight he failed to notify  the party of the other part that the  deal was off. He was duly nominated and in fullness of time elected.  By-and-by he became Premier.      -  The story might not have become  known beyond a small circle had it  not reached the ears of Mr. W. J.  Bowser on whose authirity, indeed, it  rests. Mr. Bowser, of course, is beyond suspicion of having miade more  of it than the facts warranted,  but  out a  shot being  fired.-  VVorld.  -Vancouver  I)Ii.  MeLEAN MAY BE  CHIEF   AT  ESSONDALE  VICTORIA, Oct. 4.���������It is reported  that Hon. J. D. McLean, minister of  education, will retire from the government to accept the position of  superintendent of the , provincial  mental hospital at New Westminster.  AVHAT IS   MEANT  Teacher: "In this verse," what is  meant by the line, "The shades of  night were falling fast?"  Thomas: "Please, sir, somebody  was pulling down the blinds."  throughout  life.  VV. E.  Gladstone was known not  only    as  the    "G.O.M.   (Grand  Old  Man)   of Europe,"   but also as  the  "Grand  Old  Gentleman   of  Europe"  King Edward Seventh    was    always  considerate   of   the   "other  fellow,"  and no finer example of his consideration for others can be quoted than  his remarks to the great surgeon, Sir  Frederick Treves, just before he operated on the King for appendicitis:  "Sir Frederick, I suppose you would  rather that someone else took your  place?"  It  is    commonly    reported  that Edward, while Prince of Wales,  "sowed wild oats," but the tremendous, responsibility of being "King of  Great Britain.and Ireland, and of the  British Dominions beyond the Seas"  brought the "vision," and in addition  to  being known  as    "Edward    the  Peacemaker"  he   was also accorded  the title of "The Finest Gentleman  in Europe."    Be a Gentleman.���������Ex, if  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE TI1KE12  COM ING   HOME   TO   KOOST  Like most people we have always  taken for granted, without giving  the.matter much .thought, that "politics makes strange bedfellows," but  who   would  have, ever  have  thought'  ������������������p ,  that the prohibitionists and bootleggers would be found associating  together?     Yet such is an undisput-  "abl'e fact. They are banded together if not for a common purpose, then  at ���������"least with a common object in  view. . Ever since the bootlegger was  first incubated in 191G the ��������� illicit  trafficking in liquor has been carried  on in this province to such an alarming extent and with such conspicuous  success that today we are forced to  confess that the machinations of the  bootlegging fraternity are as grout a  marvel of ingenuity a*s they undoubtedly are an everlasting disgrace to  this country. ��������� And in the year of  grace 1020 with a full knowledge 91''  those odious facts, the prohibtionists  stand ready to increase the sphere of  operation of the bootlegger 'in this  province! For it is a fact of paramount importance that every vote  cast hi favor of so-oalled pr'ohibition  next month, will be, in effect, an af-  . tempt, to place the seal of public up-  proval on. the nefarious practices of  the boot-legger fraternity. We -feel  that we should be guilty of-wilfully  misleading our readers on this point  were we to"present the matter in any  other  light.  It is an enigma to us why the  prohibitionists and niodorationists  are not joining forces on this occasion since both are advocates of  temperance. Ancl .this apparent  breach is sure to very seriously prejudice the cause of true temeprance  in the eyes-of the people.  When the matter wa.s before the  people in 1916 it will be remembered that the Prohibition party of that  day glorified in the calibre of the  men whose names they so freely used  on that occasion for propaganda purposes. Where do we find those same  influential names today? They are  to be found directly identified with  the cause of moderation. Their one  desire like many others at that time  was to secure the abolition of the  open bar but they did not endeavor  then nor do they intend now to infringe upon the personal rights and  liberty of the subject. Like all good  moderationists they believe in temperance and moderation in all things.  They know, and all history bears witness to the fact, that where a noral  issue is involved no cocrcivo act of  parliament oan ever take the place  or accomplish the purpose of moral  suasion. It is only by education and  moral, training that the desired end  can ever be accomplished. No amount'  of "voting"- will ever make a good  people for a vote is only an expression of-opinion; instead of expressing-  if viva-voce you cio so by marking a  ballot with a cross, ancl placing it in  a ballot box,���������Salmon Arm Observer.  , Adv.  KNOCIv.NG  DOWN, IS NOT THEFT  .So .Says Mr. Justice Hunter Dismissing' Case Against O. P. 11. Conductor Accused of Practice  An application in tlie nature of  certiorari was made on Monday in  chambers asking the court to 'review  the' conviction of Joseph Jackson, a  0. I*. U. conductor, for theft in Nelson early in the. year. ,  E. P. Davis, K. C, stated that the  evidence showed that a Thiol detec-  (ive had paid $3.75 to allow him to  travel without a ticket from Gran-  brook to Kootenay Landing. Mr. Davis argued that as the C. P. R. accused- him of theft, it .would have to  show conclusively that the $3.75 was  its property. ��������� lie pointed out that  when the conductor, took the money  he was not collecting a fare, but a  bribe,  for not collecting a fare.  "This money was not paid for  transportation, but to avoid paying  transportation, "argued he; "It could  not be considered as money paid on  account of the fare either," said he.  "Supposing the conductor had been  handed a pig or a revolver it'could  hardly be contended that he was receiving it for the C. P. R."  "In other words," remarked Chief  Justice Hunter, "he did not receive  the money for the company, but for  swindling the company."  "Quite "so" replied counsel, "and  as the money was never the property  of,tlie company or intended for the  company, but for the conductor personally, the act could hot constitute  theft from the company."-  "The offence, ir any, was that the  conductor accepted a bribe to neglect  his duty, which was to collect the  fare," he continued, "which is an entirely'different offence from the one  lie  has   bs.en  convicted  of."  M. A. Macdonald, K. C, who appeared with Mr. Davis- took up the  question of the magistrate's jurisdiction. He pointed out that the information did not say'that either Cran-  brook or Kootenay Landing were in  the County of Kootenay iii which  the magistrate had jurisdiction. This  constituted a fatal defect in procod-  SINCE ������ 1870  ft"  DROPS  STOPS  urc.' Mr. Macdonald ju-oposod lo'cite  a number of cases on the point, but  his lordship did not consider it necessary.    ���������   ���������  "if is a well known rule", said'he  "and unless disproved by the other  side   requires   no  support.'*  A II. Macneil, K .C; who appeared with Mr. M. M. Greaves of  the C. P. R. legal department argued'  that the conviction was a proper one  under the circumstances and that the  magistrate had the necessary jurisdiction.  Chief Justice 'Hunter decided that  the conviction should be quashed on  the ground that the offence did not  constitute the crime of theft."  MASONIC COLONY  JFORMIOL)   IN   AJPIUCA  .Settlement  to   He   Entirely   Under  Government of Freemasons  An      experiment    which    will    be  watched with much interest is about  to be tried in the country known formerly  as  German  East Africa.       A  number of Freemasons    from    New  ���������Zealand are  forming a    co-oprative  j settlement on the- north end of Lake  iNyasa.  500 Acres for Each Settler  Tobacco, rice, cotton and tropical  fruits will be. grown on . the 'lower  leels; tea, coffee, and sub-tropical  fruits on the slightly higher levels,  the highest levels being reserved for  wheat and' other cereals and cattle  grazing. It is propoed that every settler should acquire 5000 acres- or  more of plantation land, the freehold  of which, it is anticipated, will cost  under  25   cents  an  acre.  The settlement is to be governed  Masonically, none but Freemasons  are to be admitted, and it will be run  on co-operative principals. ' The  scheme will be under- the^ .general  supervision of Captain Willis- . C, of  the 1st King's African Rifles, who  has been appamted commandant of a  portion of the conquered territory,  and who has had considerable experience in. tobacco planting in  South Africa, as well as in East Africa, where labor is cheap and plentiful, Lhe native working cheerfully  for 2 5 cents a week, and where labor  troubles are unknown.  ^srffivagyi^Bg^  oncernm  rmtm  When you  order  printing you  buy  something  more than paper and ink.  The best advertising talk in the 'world looks-  vulgar and 'commonplace if printed without  distinction.1'  STYLE in,"printing-is an art.    You cannot'buy  it just anywhere.  Concerning Cost  rmtifi!  The cost of printing depends upon something  more than the profit which the printer puts upon  it. ���������        ,   '  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.  MORAL���������For the best printing, something distinctive and  original, get an estimate from us.  r  I  J. A. BATES,   The Printer  V.  J  Phone G720  Hub 'Square  Mission City, B. C.  3������s-^--������8B������*^^  oduct or experience  Chevrolet "IU W Touring Car, $2 J 25,1'. 0. )>., Misison City  TillilRR IS ALWAYS THE CHARM of discovery  about the CHEVROLET " FJJ 50" Touring Car.  .^^^  It is in the unexpected test that you find out its real  strength.  Each long hill renews your satisfaction in its power,  and On each new run its riding comfort is revealed in many  ways.  Chevrolet convenience and completeness of equipment become more and more indispensable in every day  use. P  But the most gratifying revelation comes when you  divide its total up-keep cost by the number of miles run.  r u 1  HO5INK  AV50.  CHEVROLET and  DODGE AGENTS  MiSSION CITY/TI. C.  Mr. Crehan of MowaL & Co., C. A.  Lhe municpial auditor of Maple Ridge  addressed   the   council   on   Saturday  last on their financial standing and  municipal matters generally and particularly on the incidence of taxation  in   an   illuminating  speech.   He   told  the  council  that their receipts     had  not come in so well as last year and  as against $37,0.00 for current taxes  and   $13,000 arrears last    year    for  nine months- this year they had $20,-  097 current taxes and $9,000 arrears  Their  total  expenditure  on   roads,  etc. 'for   nine   months   this  year,   including equipment, was approximately $18,000. Last year for  12  months  it was $20,000.  Although he presumed their spending season was pretty  well   over   he  exhorted   them   Lo   be  careful.    They   must   keep   in   mind  that if they exceeded their estimaL.es  and sufficienL taxation did not come  I in they were individually responsible  I Administration expenses had increas-  I ed,  as    they  were    bound     to     do,  I through   higher   cost   of   everything,  and as theyJiad done in every other  municipality.  I . The other expenses compared fa-  'vorably. The work in the municipal  hall was done in very good shape  and very satisfactory indeed to his  nnn���������the municipal auditors. They  had to congratulate Mr. McFarlane  'their clerk and his assistant Mr. J.  ! Anderson on the very'intelligent man  ncr in which the accounts had been  kept. Referring Lo Lhe reeves going  Lo Lhe con veil Lion of B. C. M. aL Nelson, Mr. Creehan touched upon the  .questions likely to be discussed there  Taxation was one. The present system of municipal LaxaLion, he said,  penalized the land owners, who paid  nearly everything for municipal government. , Sooner or later that must  be rectified and a more equitable dis-  Libutiou of taxation devised. He Illustrated the heavy burden looming  up fo the already heavily burdened  legitimate faxpaying citizen by the  large quantify of delinquent land reverting to municipalities and becoming non-reveiuie  producing.  Me alluded to Kclowna, North and  West  Vancouver  tax sales     to     give  point to his statement���������live-sevenths  of   (ive-eighllis   of  the   land   sold   reverted   Lo   these   inunifipalities���������the  ordinary taxpayer would be bound fo  ho soaked for the maintenance of the  public   utilities.     Until   they   got     a  more equitable system    he    favored  somet oil  system  by everyone using  their roads with motor vehicles- who  was not a taxpayer in the municipal-  ,ity,  these  should  pay something to-  i wards   their   upkeep.    He   instanced  the  huge  proportion    motor    traffic  Shore to  horse vehicle and  the great  i damage the former did in comparison  .with horse traffic.    Roads made  for  ; the   latter   could   be   made  to   stand  jtcn  to  fifteen years formerly.    People sometimes chose to    blame    the  ��������� council and kicked about the administration.     It   was   not   the   council's  fault���������they    did     everything     they  could with the  money at their com-  For   a Good SmokeTry  C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  B.   C.   CIGAR    FACTORY  WILBERG  & W'OLZ,  protb  inancl.  He touched upon the local government board proposal to be discussed  at Nelson. That bill should have  been in their hands months ago to  enable them to digest it thoroughly  before an intelligent discussion could  ensue. He was neutral in regard to  it. It might be all right for municipalities with bonded indebtedness,  but it was no good to those which  had none and only added to the burden of a new department at Victoria.  The principal question in this municipality are schools aud roads. How  could they meet the increasing demands for these without issuing debentures if they wished to bring  them to what they should be?  ���������Mr. Crehan advocated a straight  levy. To borrow $100,000 for instance for 20 years mount practically paying double by the time it was  paid up. Personally he was in favor  of taxing everybody in Lhe country  according to capacity, lie inveghed  strongly against the false returns of  income tax which robbed the honest  taxpayer ancl justified their being  sent to a Trator or Leper Island.  Councillor Fulton said that it cost  that municipality about $")ij anually  to educate each child ancl the' results  were absurdly inadequate. But where  were they going to get the revenue'.'  The could not go on indefinitely increasing the school rate. There was  already a prospect of nine mills for  I!'2I. lie referred Lo the poll Lax  bylaw which the government had  given them power fo collect after collecting all they could themselves.  Could they use it all for lhe schools'.'  Air. Crehan replied that a certain  proportion was available for that pur  pose. None of (he .other municipalities he knew of had taken the  matter up yet.  The poll tax bylaw imposing $-ri on  every resident above IS years of age  was given two readings, the tax to  come into force next year. It is proposed to make all who do not pay  $10 taxes pay the So.  OMVKIC   ON   PKOIUI'ITION  Speaking on Prohibition at Kamloops a few days ago Premier Oliver  complained of the habit of prohibitionists in blaming the government  for not enforcing the cat, but Lhe  truth was that the law could not be  enforced as public sentiment was not  back of it.  Push vour business by advertising  ���������������������������^������������������-g3-*-gEgr-3^^ tf&E ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTS'FOItD,  B.  C.  No Better-onrthe-Market Kind  Our big. juicy steaks look nice enough to frame, but there is  a more practical use for which they are intended���������that of making,  our customers look healthy and happy. The kind of meat you get  here, no matter of what, nature, is flie no-betfer-on-fhe-markef kind.  Yoii can safely tie to that statement. We fake as much pride in our  business and. have, as much regard for our integrity as.though we  were running.a   bank.     We handle all  kinds of good, things to cat  ��������� ��������� WHITE & CARMICHAEL" '  CM VW US A Til TAL FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVINCED  ���������foi  A. E. HUMPHREY  (lj'tte   Taylor   &   Huruuhi'ey) '  B. G. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  IlJom   0   Hart   mock.   Cliilliwuck   , ,  "Box    42:'. OIJIU.'WACK  ���������muH*i H*--{A-ilUR������m-j  ' ;������������������*  0.    Phone   1 I:  Farmers'   Phone  1909  gagMg-(:;aoMI(afct!^l.1^.rntnWBaeBPaTliaiae^^  T  Ga  iiore's one thing we like about handling the Zenith  \'mrelor���������we don't have to make claims about what it  can do���������-we can [joint to its achievement and let them  speak for themselves.  When we can point to the fact that Zenith was used on  De Palma's "Packard 905" when it made the world record  for acceleration���������we don't have to make claims about its  quick pick-up.-*  When we can show that Zenith was chosen for every  ������������������liberty Engine and for the trans-Atlantic plane "NC���������4"  where lives literally depended upon fuel saving���������it is unnecessary to argue about Zenith ECONOMY.  When we tell you that Zenith was used on a/11 the large  French and British tanks and is now used on the 25-ton  Baldwin locomotives���������we don't need to say that Zenith  gives POWER.  . When we can prove that Zenith is now used by more  than 70 per cent of all European automobile builders and  by more* than 100 American manufacturers of cars and  trucks���������we need say no more about Zenith efficiency and  dependability.  What Zenith has done is the best proof of what Zenith  can do.  If your car or truck is not.Zenith-equipped, see us.  R. McEWAN  BOOT AND  SHOE  REPAIPvER"  , AJ$BOTSI<"OJtl),'li.  .Lee  c.  All Others Follow  Wo deliver our Goods at Right Prices  .l     ICE CREAM���������the very best.  VEGETABLE'S  ' GROCERIES.  BREAD���������Daily  LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  '  N  ' Advertisements under  leading cost 2f> '   cents  .cave  copy   and   money  uotsf'oi'd Oarage.  the  per  a hove  issue.  at  The   Ab-  Snaps in Secod-hand Cars  .  We have the following Snaps in Second-Hand Cars:  1 Ford One Ton Truck in ^First-Class  condition.    Snap  CASH.  Edison Battery    Charger $35.00.  3 917 Five Passenger Ford, $425.00.  15 .Horse Power Motor 220 Volts, GO Cycles, 1200 R., P.  JVI.\ complete v/i(h starter, sliding base and ,pully. Snap.  'v sneainlize in a!! Ignition Work, Battery Overhauling  STRAYED--Two Durham Cows  ���������'rom'the old 1-larrop Estate���������One  ������vhito-faced cow and Ihe other all  rod. branded MM on left hip. lie-  ward paid to any person giving information as to tlie whereabouts of  the above animals. Walter Wells,  Abbotsford,  13. C.  Attorney-General Tourgeon of  Saskatchewan: "We had Government  sale   once,   lint   never   again���������never  i '4*  again! ���������      *  Fancy towel���������Mrs. A. M. Ham,'  Mrs. Maurer.  Fancy    pillowslip���������Mrs.    A.     M.  Ham.  Mrs.   P. Starr.  Knitted ' sweater���������Mrs. Helen  Brokoski, Mrs. W. Rodgers.  Knitted socks���������Mrs. A. M. Ham,  Mrs.   J.   Wells.  Knitted wool scarf���������Mrs. Ackland,   Mrs.  Nelson.  -  Baby's crochet basket���������, Mirs.  Maurer, Mrs. Starr.  Pieced quilt���������Mrs. Maurer. Mrs.  Ackland.  Special   prizes:    Collection   knitted  lace, Mrs. P. Campbell;  doilies, Mrs.  K. H. Taylor.  .School Exhibits���������  ' Receiving   class,   writing���������E.   Far-  rent, B. Taylor.  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety and freedom from noxious fumes  No Headaches  ���������*    ���������  Insurance of all kinds  NOTARY PUBLIC.  'arriage Licences Issued  REAL. ESTATE���������Money to Loan on Good Farm Mortgages  aiium  Abbotsford  Kondo  ci flu  rensiii  Slarler  and GenerHtor Troubles,  and  also  U'C  lylene  Welding.  Abbotsford Garage &macmne  Phone, 13. C.  7  ABBOTSFORD B.  C.  Farmers 1918  TEaf"'"-^  SUMNEi  First   primer,   writing   ���������  Katt, A. Wahlain.  Second   primer,   'writing���������    Vera  Bedlow,   E.   Kondo.  First     iraadcr,        writing���������Peggy  Hill, Mary Morct.  i-iisi.     reader,      drawing���������Peggy  Hill, .James   Hutchison.  ��������� Second  reader,   writing,     senior���������  F.  McNally.  M.  McGowan.������    -  Second reader',  writing,    junior���������  13. Surras, J. Wcbster.v  broad,  it.   Millard.  juiiior   third,   writing���������N.   Ilutch-  .ison,   Mary  McPhee.  ���������sunior    third,     writing���������E.      Andrews. Dora Ruthig.  Senior    third,   .drawing��������� E. Andrews, N.   Hutchison.  Junior  fourth,   writing���������M,  Crimmon, M.  Smith.   ���������  Junior    lo u r th,    d r a w i n g���������A  Menemy.   I.   Brodoski.  Entrance,,   class,      drawing���������Irene  King, S. Murray.  Jumor   class,     paper   cutting���������V.  Taylor, K. Shore.  Vegetables���������  White celery���������T. G.  Andrews,- W.  H. Fadden.  Red celery���������H.  It. Brown 2nd.  Cauliflower���������H.   R.   Brown.  ���������   Cabbage���������Mrs.  W. Elwood.  Red  cabbage���������J.   Frith, H.   R.  Brown.  Savoy cabbage���������H.  R.  Brown.  Mc-  Mc-  Abljo-.'il'ord  Fair���������Coniin-jc-tl  White   bread���������F.   Matthews.  Half dozen   biscuits���������-F.   Matthews  J. McMenemy.  JhuYy Produce and  Honey-���������  Five   pounds   butter���������Philip   Jackman. Mrs. F. Matthews.  '������������������'I wo pounds butter���������Mrs. W. .Robert:*,   Philip   Jackman.  Half gallon cream���������Miss Annie  William;-;,   Philip   Jackman.  One gallon milk���������-No name on  winning   exhibit,   F.   Sutherby   2nd.  Money in comb���������F. W White, W.  Jiodgors.  Honey, extracted���������F. White, W.  II.  Fadden.  Four frames lionev comb���������F.  White.  Eggs,   White���������VV.   J.   Fraser,   W.  H.    riiudCil.  Brown���������W. H. Fadden, CI. Gough  Canned Goods, Etc.���������  Canned I'm its���������-Mrs. Maurer, Mrs.  A. King.  Jollies���������-Mrs.   G.   Maurer,   Mrs.   R.  ���������������   ���������y- ���������...i.L.iL'.i-i*.  vegetables���������Mrs.   Maurer,  W. G. Fadden, Mrs.  Nel-  Canned  Mrs.   Eby.  Pickles���������Mrs.  R. IT. Thomas.  Children's   \\*?>Hc���������  Half   dozen   buttonholes-���������F.  son.   F.   Matthews.  Boys' toy or model���������C. Trethewey  H. Taylor. ���������  Ladies*   Fancy   Work' ���������-  Crochet  yoke���������   Mrs.   F,     Pearce,  Mrs.   A.   Brokoski.  ��������� Half   dozen   buttonholes���������Mrs.   F.  Sutherby, Mrs. A.  F. Vetch.  Hemstitching���������Mrs.   T.   A.   Swift,  Mrs. Pearce. '  Embroidered    table  Swift,  Mrs.  G. Maurer.  Fancy   apron���������Mrs.  Maurer.  Irish   crochet���������-Mrs.  Mrs.   Maurer.  Tatting���������Mrs., G.  R,  Matthews.  Collection  of erochet-  er, Mrs. N. Ambrose.  Eyelet   work���������Mrs.   Maurer,   Mrs.  A.   M.  Ham.  Red   carrots-  -T.   Steale, .   Mrs.  A.  Bousfteld.  Corn, white-  -A.   P. Verch,    T.  G.  Andrews.  *  Corn, yellow-  ���������P. Jackman,  W.  H.  Faddcn.  Cucumbers���������R.  H.  Taylor,     R.  1-1.  Brown.  Pickling   cue  itubers���������W.   H.   I'"  ad-  den 2nd.  0  John Barleycorn never did submit  to "control" in the past. Does he  really intend to now? Forget it!     3*  .For the sake of Price- Cutting, is Foolishness. ���������  My prices are the lowest'at which it is possible, to sell  High Quality Goods without charging for Delivery and  Book-keeping.  Special Bargains in" Writing   Pads at   the    Stationery'  Counter, all next .week.  A'G. ANDREWS  CASH   GROCER . AUBOTSFOKD,   B.   C.  FOR THE BEST  COAL  IN  THE  VALLEY  AND  QUICK SERVICE  APPLY  ABBOTSFORD COAL & TRANSFER  OLIVER   THROWS   BOMBSHELL  MAYOR  <������ALE HIT SEVERELY  Highway Shelved is .Report to Delegates at the Nelson Convention.  centre���������Mrs.  Swift,      Mrs.  M.  M.   Shore,  Wright,  Mrs.  -Mrs.  Maur-  WHI'STDRIVE  On Friday evening, Oct. 1st,-the  Women's Auxiliary of St. Matthews  church gave a very successful whist  drive in the Masonic .Hall. Fifteen  tables of whist, were played. Miss  Mabel Nelson and Mr. McDanicIs won  the first prizes- and Mrs. Macguire  and Mr. Ackland received the consolation prizes.  An election appears to be in the  air, but. what is Abbotsford getting  for nothing these days. Oyer in Mission they appear to be getting all  kinds of crushed rock on the main  street. Our board of trade should  get something for the town just before an election, even if it is only  a load of gravel or a new plank in  the sidewalk.  John  Barleycorn   wants  limited sale���������not '"control"  trol?"      /'It's   to  laugh."  Sale-  ���������un-  Con-  Nelson, Oct. G.���������Although the  fourth annual Good Roads League  convention was brought tea close today at. noon, the wire from Victoria  stating that Hon. John Oliver had  told the Kamloops Boad of Trade  that the transprovincial highway had  been shelved and indefinitely deferred, was still the topic of the hour  among groups of delegates, many cf  whom are remaining in the city to  attend the convention of the U. of  B. O. Municipalities.  Tlie receipt of the news last evening was a bombshell to the convention which had Dr. King's unchanged  views favoring tho highway for more  than a year. The general trend of  almost, all the resolutions had urged  the government to work upon the  links of the highway. Instant and  de/inite action was demanded to prevent such a contingency, which was  described as "little short of legalized  thievery."  Mayor Gale said if the message  were correct and Premier Oliver  properly quoted, then a great deal  cf the Good Roads League's work  was to  be undone. "As one  who  knows and lias aamired the Premier  1 cannot credit this statement to him  sff he made it, then my faith is shaken in both the Premier and Government, and the sooner we have a  Moses who will lead us out of the  wilderness, the better it will be for  British Columbia."   (Loud Cheers.)  Mayor Gale then called on Hon. Dr  King to either support*the promises  made for the fruition of the highway  one  of  demanded a "yes or no" 'from  who was a'responsible minister  the  crown."  Dr. King replying said    he    fully  maintained his position favoring the  highway.     His   position  and that  of  the  government,     he  thought,     was  definite,   and   the   House   committed  to it.    His statements in the   House  were  subsequently  backed     by     the  bill for five million dollars. The work  is under way and the highway will  be constructed he said.  Reason   For  Increase  In  Taxes  Speaking of the-roads of the province at Kamloops, Premier Oliver  claimed they WERE AS GOOD NOW  AS THEY WERE WHEN THE  PRESENT GOVERNMENT! CAMB  INTO POWER, BUT he explained  that LATER THE INCREASE IN  AUTO TRUCKS HAD CAUSED THE  ROADS TO FALL AWAY AND THE  BRIDGES AND CULVERTS TO  BREAK DOWN. THIS was the reason for the increase in the auto tax-v  cs, as he felt that as the autos injured the roads the owner should  pay for the upkeep.  One of our readers asks why  they say "four penitentiaries"  were closed since the prohibition act came into force, as he  knows of only one penitentiary  in the province. The one jail  next this penitentiary is where  Findlay, the great prohibitionist of 1916 is quartered    Adv.  Monday. October,  giving Day.  18th is Thanks-

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