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 n ���������:.���������  -v  77  WS^h which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XXIV., No. 18; "'"  Abboisf'ord, B.'c:, Friday, September 22, 1922.  $1.00 Per Annum,  . JJlLL'A'i- VOl'M  "��������������� ">" w  .ti-'nua-ti-i'   18  from 9 a. m. to,6 p. m.  - ��������� uii oeing iniroaucea.j)y j  McGow'an, Aid. Pettip4c'6e, ol  ver,'opened.the fall, fair in  D. C. Tel. 10  Farmers IMiono 1012  ABBOTSFORD SCHOOL  WINS THIRD PLACfc  )  ,)  The first annual athletic meet for  the Fraser Valley Schools was held  at the Njew Westminster Fair Friday  afternooji, Sept. 15th.  On very Short'-/-notice, a; team, of six  boys was, got together from the Abbotsford {"School.i and succeeded .' -vin  winning^third place,    i ' '' '  Kenneth Brokovski secured, second  in the senior. 100 yds. 'and''"thlrd'-iri'  the senior 220,yards and- open 100  yards'. Harold' McKinnon got second in the Intermediate -. 100 - yards  and second in*'the; intermediate in the  ���������220 yards; Robert .Baker, got; third .in  the intermediate;.;1 broad1 jump; and  third in the intermediate 220 yards.  Revel Salt,won-'second place in "the  open Hoi>, Skip'and Jump. Lloyd  Rarberry'|and Walter. Mclnnes also  ���������ran  for jfhe Abboitsi'pr^)...team;V-^The  South Vancouver -wh'fcli finished first  and second had very many ,more^ entries than Abbotsford-and^'our boys  are to be congratulated'on their fine  showing. ���������*_��������� -,[ ' ..._.'  NEW MEMBERS FOR G. \V. A7. A.  R. DesMAZES  MUCH INTEREST DISPLAYED  AT ABBOTSFORD PAIR  At a meeting of'the Abbotsford G.  W. V. A. held on Monday evening  last two-new,.members were warmly  welcomed to the fraternity, viz., comrades P. B. Snashell and'F. McQuinn.  Arrangements are being .pushed  forward for the fourth annual masquerade dance, which "will be held  ���������'this year on'Friday,    November    the  ,  10th,    in    the.  neW    Theatre,  .with  Heun's orchestra in attendance.. The  ,���������   banquet will probably take place    in'!  the Alexandria Hall.    Discussions re-  < garding the proposed new club  ���������house took place, but nothing definite' is to be attempted until the work  connected with Poppy Day and the  Masquerade is completed.  ' The W. A. of . the G. W. V. A. :s  holding a whist drive in the G. W. V.  A. Hall on Friday-evening, the 29th.  ' Comrade the Rev. A. Harding  Priest offered the use of    the Parish  ��������� HalHat any. time    the    G. WW. A.  ��������� may need it.      .���������....,.'  The Abbotsford band gave, an excellent account'���������' of ' '- themselves' at"  '���������  the Gifford Fair- on Wednesday.   .    ���������-  The sixth annual exhibition of the  Abbotsford-Sumas Agricultural Association was officially opened Friday noon by Alderman R. P. Petti-  piece of Vancouver, who in a short  address explained the value of fairs  and the great advantages, tlie farmers  of today have over those of thirty  .years ago. .-..-,.  ''s 'Although the quantity of the exhibits is 'not as great as ,, that of  last year's the quality is certainly up  to the average, and in the fruit,' and  vegetables classes above the average.  Keen competition/ centered ;, in .the  apple display which was exceptions 1-  lylgood.  ., In the ladies' work and cooking  department the exhibits were as numerous as in previous years. Mrs.  Solloway of 'Mission,City, who^was-a  several"divisions," also Mrs.'Gilchrist  of--Matsqui.   ~ - ,' '"'".   <;   -.  ���������Great credit is-due the local Poul-  'try Association for the fine ' arrange-'  menf for the exhibit of poultry. That  their work in providing wire cages  for the fowl, is responsible for the  increase and quality of exhibits is  beyond, doubt.  Mr. Tozer of Milner who won  prizes at New Westminster, has also  gained prizes here.  Entries in the stock division were  larger this year and the grades shown  were fine specimens.  The attendance at the Fair was  good in consideration of the rainy  weather. During the afternoon music  ���������was rendered by the Abbotsford  Band.  FOOT BALL TEAM HOLDS  REORGANIZATION MEFTING  Mr. and Mrs^Harkriess are receiving congratulations on the birth of a  daughter, born oh Sept. 19.  The delegates elnHod to the liberal convention at Nelson from Abbotsford are Mrs. IT. Fraser, Messrs. P. lT.  R. Whitchulo, Angus Campbell and J.  'Morrison. ��������� ���������      '    ���������     <  Re-organization meeting of the  Abbotsford Football Association was  held in the Bank of Montreal Chambers on Tuesday evening with .1.  Brydges as chairman and A. H. Har-  rop acting,as secretary. Officers for  the ensuing term were elected as follows:    "  ' Honorary President: S. D. Treih-  ewey; president, E. A. Hunt; 1st  vice-pres*., C. Haddrell; 2nd vice-  pres., J. A. McGowan; sec.-treas.,  Wilson Morgan; selection and management committee will consist of  the following, Captain, Joe Olsen,  secretary-treasurer Wilson Morgan  and A.'Hulton-Harrop. The first  match of the Fraser Valley senior  league is to be played at Langloy  Prairie, today, when the Abbotsford  boys hope to win from the Lang ley  team.  Miss Selma Nelson    has    returned  home from a visit to Vancouver.  MORE MILES TO THE GALLON.  .PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY  Imperial Products Always At Your Service  Phone 53 or 25X  gggQpgggBgBggSS  ssessssassaat  nasas  JMHMlmi  A LI).   PF/ITI1MHCE  O PENlEfg TH K FA IR  ----=��������� m  On  being introduced .j>y Mr. J. A  f Vancou-  .>j.\������*;\ '" the Alexandria T-IalJ'r He'said ' he had to  thank,:th'e"absch(;e, of Mr','Nels Nelson  president of the' provincial ,1'air, for  the privilege .of. congratulating the  people of Abbotsford and,'district on  the very' excellent; showing as displayed all around them ^ 'He, had been  greatly interested in th'e';Fraser Valley districts, ho( himself'being a resident of greater Vancouver. He  stated that the exhibits.' of canned  'goods.and farm products' in the hall  were equal to that shown'-'in-the larger centres. He.was glad^'of that as it  indicated the progress being made in  (he district. ^   *'-";,,   ', ,  Farmers had many advantages today over those of twenty? years ago.  They were not so isolated o'n account  of the" modern methods.;-pf' transportation '-and'the ���������. telephony, .but undoubtedly tliis carried-'with it' additional.'worries," but'^nevertheless' it  took.the sting 6u������':'of'.'farm life to be  in closer touch with The outside  world.,     '      ��������� v    .' i '-  There were ���������mariy-'iristijuctive institutions -today which-'*'he 3 lioped the  farmer,| took, ''advantage' of.  It-enabled'tlie' farmer;'to' get the  benefit of others' investigations along  that particular-line.- "  ''-���������jf/J'' s ' '  He .compared life; in-Uie''city with  that in ,;the couiitry^and'^said'it was  pretty liard,.to starve out the farmer  even if lie had inconveniences- not t'to  be fourfd in-the cities'.v'^He/had- also  .the iat:ika.ctionv,of .,vbrin4in^.uP<. -Uis,  family-'m-'God'-s' pltfe^'air^-and ^ %tmf  shine.'t s  -  ' -  ���������    "''     ' ���������'���������   ' - '���������-'.N"-'!,/  He'.-'thought that .exhibitions were  good as it brought in a little friendiy  competition>that wassure'to have excellent' results. ���������  Pie hoped that the. Abbotsford-Sumas fair would continue to grow and  become a'bigger and-better fair each  year. Better fairs meant' a'; better  province and a happy ��������� contented  people.  Given A Delightful Shower  WK1R���������HUTCHINSON  ���������A wedding of much interest to residents of Abbotsford and district took  place in| St. Andrews Church, Vancouver at noon on Wednesday, Rev  J. S. Henderson, D . D., officiating,  when Miss .Margaret Hutchinson became the bride' of Mr. Claude F.  Weir.  The wedding march was played by  E. E. Vinen, V. A. C.  The bride most becomingly attired,  ���������had as her bridesmaid her particular  friend, Miss Jean Alanson of Mission  City. . -    '���������.  The eiroora was supported by-his  brother, Mr.. Eric Weir. After the  'signing of the register and good  wishes and congratulations the party  and invited guests repaired to the  Alcazar Hotel where the wedding  luncheon was enjoyed. Be'fore rising  from the table the Rev. W. Robertson of Abbotsford, in an address  complimented the" bride on her graces  and accomplishments and proposed a  toast in her honor, which was heartily appreciated by the company. Mr.  Hill congratulated the groom on his  good fortune and wished them a lonp  and happy, prosperous life.  Those present from Abbotsford included, Mr. and Mrs. Hutchinson,  the Misso Jean and Grace Hutchinson, Mr. Norman Hutchinson ar.d  Masters James and Robert, Mr. Weir,  Snr., Mr. and Mrs. John Weir, Mr.  and Mrs. M. M. Shore, Miss Ellen  Lovedar,' Mr. N. Hill and Rev. VV.  Robertson and several special friends  of the bride's in Vancouver. The  honeymoon is to be spent on a trip  on Vancouver Island, thence through  Washington state to Abbotsford.  Mr. Charles Trethewey has returned from Harrison Mills, .where he  spent some time.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Cove, . who have  been the guests of Mrs. H. Fraser on  their wedding trip, have returned to  reside in Kamloops.  Mrs. W. Robertson, Mrs. H. Eraser and Mrs. W. W. Groat' attended  as delegates at the provincial convention of the W. C. T. U. at Chilliwack.  Mr. Angus Mclnnes and son,  Walter, were the guests of Mrs W.  Campbell of New Westminster over  the week-end. :  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Poole of Central  Park spent the week-end at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. Conway.  Mr. and Mrs. John' Wright and  family visited Sardis at the week-end  Master Lloyd and the Misses  Hazel and Kathleen Vannetta have  returned home from Aldergrove..  Rev. Dr. John Knox Wright conducted the services' in the Presbyterian Church'on Sunday. On Monday  evening. Dr. Wright : delivered an excellent lecture on Egypt, illustrated  by colored lantern slides. While in  Abbotsford Dr. Wright Avas entertained at the Manse: '  On the eve of her departure for  Vancouver to attend University, Miss  Agnes Gillen was. tendered a farewell.  party on'Friday evening. . .Dancing  and music was enjoyed and, later  tasty refreshments were served.       ,<s  The' regular monthly meeting of  the Women's Auxiliary of the M.-S.-  Aiis postponed until the fourth Wednesday of the' month on account of  the Gifford Fair. >���������  , v Mr.'J. Brydges has received the  sad news' of the death of his mother.  Mrs. F. H. Brydges of Victoria', who  passed away on the 10th inst, at the  age. of 71. Two daughters and two  sons .remain to mourn their loss, Mr.  jj'Brydges,residing here,' Mrs. "H." G:  Stobert of England, Mrs."A.' H. Pease  of .Victoria land-.Mr.' Charles..Brydges.  ���������of ^attlSf^The'^BympaUiy",; of - "tBtf  community! is ]extended,'"' to " Mr.'  'Brydges and family in their loss'.  At,a meeting of the Abbotsford-  .Su'mas Agricultural Society held on  Monday fjnal plans were completed  for the fair held.this week.  '' Mrs. Shore.and Mr. and Mrs. Par-  ham of Vancouver, accompanied by  Mrs. Sparks of Ottawa, were the,  guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. M: Shore  during the week.  Mr. Chas. Trethewey-'.has returned  from Harrison Mills.  On Friday evening, at the home  of Mrs.' G. O. Brown a ' miscellaneous  shower was held in honor of' Miss  Margaret Hutchinson who this week  became the bride of Mr. C. F. Weir.  The many beautiful gifts piled in a  little wagon    were    brought    in    by'  Margaret McGowan,    who    acted    as  page.  Over twenty girl friends of the  bride enjoyed an evening of games,  contests and music. Mrs. Knox assisted Mrs. Brown as hostess of the  evening. -    (  SUMAS CITY HELD  FIRST FALL FAIR  <<I  HUNTINGDON, Sept. .20.���������Refusing ,to ��������� have the individuality absorbed by the.County Fair at Lyndon  the farmers of Sumas, Wash., arranged a fair of their own on Sept. ��������� '15  and* 10. ,  While the entries were not in proportion' to the wealth of the agriculture of the district, there were excellent specimens in stock and fruits" the  main excellence being in-flowers. No  finer,dahlias - and, roses could be  found in'any other-local show. ' :'>'-v.-l\  ' Mrs.'Swift and Mrs. Eby of Abbotsford judged the home, products  section. -   ,  .. i  .���������"J!--   ;  MT. LEHMAN  -Mrs! J. D. Fearn was chosen official delegates to the Lower Mainland'  conference in, Coq'uitlam,    and'* Mes-,  dames'. Gamsby,    L. CoghlanF,w with  *'M''rsVR." Jielfmah -as '-alterriati9^*-.Attia're:  selected 'as institute delegates., J'An  interesting item to. the members' was  the presence of Mrs. Taylor and'   her,  little' great-grandson at. the, meeting.  Both Mrs.'Taylor, Sr. and Mrs. Harry  Taylor, the baby's, mother,    are ' institute members. /Mesdames    Lewis',  H. Taylor,    L.    Coghlan '. and . Mrs.  Tucker were hostesses.  Services will be held in St. Math-  ew's Anglican Church at Abbotsford  every Sunday night at 7:30. Revi A.'  'Harding Priest, vicar. ���������  The most complete slock of Men's, Ladies',  and Children's ever shown in this district; ; Now  ready for your inspection. You will be pleased  with'the quality and surprised at the low prices.  Compare oar prices with any others and we  are satisfied to abide by your decision. We "are  prepared to give you the same service, the same  prices, on ihe same terms as quoted by the out-of~  town delivery.  This department is now under the management of Mr. George McCurdy, a thoroughly efficient and well qualified groceryman of long and  expert service.  Our delivery covers the whole district. No  order too large for our consideration. A few  prices:  Peanut Butter, a tin   15&  Standard Quality Tomatoes, a tin   15^  Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour  20^  Compare Our Prices  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  assm PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  TEE ABBOT8FOR0 POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. BATES. Editor and Proprietor  I removed.  ac  FRIDAY,    SEPTEMBER 22,  1922  33=  The Liberal convention to be held  in Nelson within the ' next few days  is to be a maker of history, if opportunity affords itself. .There is no  telling what a convention will do.. Almost anything is liable to be sprung  at an election. 'Twas whispered the  other day that the convention when  properly seated might raise the,question "of leadership, and having the  aged, premier in a large, meeting he  would not^have the power to oppose  the same as he.had at the meeting in  Victoria last February,, and would  thus have to submit to the question-  being raised. It is well known that  Attorney-General' M'anson wishes to  have the reigns-of power in his own  hands, and his many friends think  that.he would.be.the,right man in  the right place and that the convention would: be the .proper time and  place to spring' the question of leadership. It would-be.possible to have a  leader of. the,party, and he at the  same time'not "the'.leader of the. govr  eminent',.'especially/when the major-       lty of the, people are. of the -opinion \ to enjoy  taking off his hat he. take off,his  shoes. Without entering'.- into the  question of which is right or which  is wrong the Canadian custom is to r,e  move the-head; gear (for-the ' mjMe).-  Men with itheir, head jgear oh, , ,,in a  place of worship oripublic gathering;  whether it be a question . of religion  or not, are not -obeying, the custom  of the country. Other differences of  the custom of two parts of, , the British-Empire mighLbe taken up',- but  the.one is enough to show that there  is no. assimmilation, between vtlie.Canadian and the Hindu. Were the Canadian in India he would . naturally  'obey the customs of the country, thus  placing himself in the receptive  mood.  Canadianism is something to be desired of all who come to make of  themselves citizens of the _ country  and the man or woman who cannGt  obey those principles should not he allowed the franchise until such , time  .as he wishes to adapt himself to,the  land the benefits,of which he-wi3hes  The regulations have not been  changed-in .respect of automobiles  owned by non-residents entering Canada, for, pleasure purposes for a period, not exceeding 24 hours, in -which  case the collector at the frontier.. i&  authorized to,,permit entry withoir.  the usual report upon the owner surrendering his ' State licence card,  which is-to be handed to him on , his  return journey.  The former prohibted ,the granting of-a permit to' a non-resident  owner of an automobile if he ��������� was  connected-with any automobile business, but this restriction has been  r.epioved, as, under such -provisions  the.president, of an automobile company in the United States could not'  bring-his car into/Canada for bona-  f idV.to.urJng, purposes'  -No change has-been .made in the  regulation"governing the admission of  automobiles,for touring purposes' in  bond for a period of six months.  IH>JIHIWIWJI^WilMIIBWWMHm������^y  HOW ALTITUDE IS ESTIMATED  that the(party is losing ground , with  .the .present .leader.  Everywhere ,one' hears the. opinion  expressed by Liberals that Premier  Oliver is,,not .the.,right/ man in . the  right place, any. longer.and that .new  blood must'be injected into.the party  in order.that'it .may become more  popular "with thei people.  Since Mr. W. J. Bowser has been  elected the leader of his rpar ty at,the  recent convention, the Conservatives  throughout the province have become  more hop.efuLand.one.hears more in  favor, of "Bowser now .than ever before. To offset ;this popularity the  Liberals 'will have to, do so,mething  with the"present leader, and many,are  of the. opinion- that it'would be better to scrap Premier John Oliver than  to scrap the P. G. ;E.  < Just at the time .when . the Eastern question comes -up Canada has, a  visit from a~prom'inerit native of- India, asking that the1 Hindu be alloAv-  ed the franchise, in Canada���������particularly those'-who are:'now������ resident' in  . Canada. .< In -an "interview, -with Premier King it is stated that he refused.to grant the request of Mr.Sastri,  and wrote the following letter on,Sep  tember 5th to the representative or'  India.       .   ; .-..", -  "In reply-to ,���������,the . representations  made by.yoJiat. the interview with  my' colleagues 'and.-*myself on Friday  of last w^eek'r arid .which were "the subject of further'.conference between  us, I -desire.to;,assure you. that, at the  earliest favorable moment.'.'the Gov-  eminent .will, be,please ,'to invite , the  consideration ,of .Parliament .'.to. your  request that natives of 'India/resident  in Canada/he|" granted a '-Dominion parliamentary i'franchise, on ' terms and  conditions identified with those'.whir-h  / govern the exercise of that right by  Canadian,',c,itizens generally.  The subject'., is, necessarily one  which Parliament .'alone, can . determine. It will be submitted to -i Parliament for consideration when the  franchise ,la\v is urider'revision.  "In cqnveying-to the Goverment or  India an; expression of the attitude of  the Government of Canada in this  matter, iwe hope that you ��������� will' not  fail to make it clear, that...at the���������pres-  ent time1, in eight of the nine provinces of^which our Dominion is composed, trie Federal franchise is granted to najives.of. India .resident in  Canada ,on terms .which are identical  with those applicable generally to  Canadian citizens."  This paper believes that the Hindu  residentJ<of Canada    should be. given  the franchise on    condition    that.he  comply with those   regulations   .that  Canadian citizenship demands. Whar  would ybu think of a Canadian applying in the Uunited States who refused to take off .his hat and    sing   the  national::anthem,    the .Star Spangled  Banner;/what .would you think of an  Australian, who, wished to  , become a  citizen of Canada who   while singing  God Save the King, refused    to    also  sing the^'Ganadian Maple    Leaf Forever; or'.'an American    citizen applying to become a Canadian citizen who  refused to take off .his hat and participate in ;the.singing of God Save tho  King.   These requirements are necessary to good citizenship    and the individual's personal    views    must    be  sunk in order1 that he may assimilate  with the people or the country whicn  he wishes to'adopt as his own.    That  is one reason why the Oriental cannot  become a real citizen of Canada���������because he cannot lay aside   his   ideas  formulated in his native land.  Among the requirements when v.  Hindu'asks for citizenship enters  the question of jreligion. The British  Empire w!as founded on the Christian  religion. ���������!, The f-ollow'er of Mohammed  or Budda,cannot understand the principles of the   Canadian government  unless he changes (his religion.    The  question i of freedom of speech,    the  question ,x>f   freedom   of ' expression  and the customs-of the    country all  come under this head.    All these are  dear to the true Canadian.    Some of  the Hindu customs, are   directly   opposite to;.that of Canadianism. When  a Hindu ienters his   place of worship  bis religion'requires-that'instead   of  In this connection, the Hindu is .not  the only one who should be made . to  comply with the laws;and customs oj^  the country, while in Canada.t  The-question of the franchse to.the  Hindu will-come before, the Canadian  parliament.  In an old country controversary  regarding the liquor.question-the'following, letter brought forth much  comment. We publish'it not bfecause  of .our belief in .what, the-article contains but of the varied expression -of.  opinion.    It reads as follows':  Sir.���������Mr. Wagstaffe asks me to  produce the name of a medical,man  acknowledged by the profession. ������>s  an authority, who will ...dispute -the  fact that alcohol is a poison. -.My aii-.  swer to this is. the following. At .a  medical'^ongres in Glascow. just recently held, with a    crowded attend-  The recent wonderful, although unsuccessful attempt to reach the summit of-Mount Everest has given rise  to the query-of how,.the exact heigl.t  of a mountain can be ascertained.  , This is where science must be resorted to. ' The most' frequently used  instrument is the aneroid. This instrument has no mercury but depends'  on a mechanical contraction of a thin  metal plate for its' method of registering the air pressure measurement  Ordinary merculial ' barometers  were' also carried by the Mount Kv-  :������rest expedition, and. the readings obtained from them were used to check  the figures given by the aneroid.  ���������Another method, which might be  described as .an unofficial way for a  party to discover their altitude above  sea-level, is. to determine the temperature at which water will boil. Water,  owing to a curious phenomenon of  atmosphere, boils at about one degree (Fahr.) for every 590 ft. climbed.  An instrument .called a hypsomater  or , boiling . point thermometer,  registers the boiling'point of altitude  reached, and therefore indirectly reg-  1 isters as well a������"heighth above sea-level.  .The, fact that the boiling point   of  To most people, the connecting or disconnecting of a  ! telephone seems a simpie'operation.of installing.or^remov-  iiig the instrument."' As. a matter1 of;rfaet; .in-;every case it  . necessitates changes in the cables-and'-wipes overhead <- or  underground. ;It also.necessitates -changeaan the central  office wires and switchboard connections; vini'subscriber/  accounts and directory listings;,, ,andi frequently-requires  new "drop" lines from-open wires or cables. "The.wprob-  lems of station movement-are among, the, large problems  of telephone service. Because of the double operation of  disconnecting and reconnecting, the work involved, is .  often twice as great as in the case of new subscribers.  British Columbia Telephone Company  ance, Dr.' Mellanby,, Professor .of  Pharmacology ��������� in Sheffield . Univer- 'water- changes at varying altitudes  sity.'saicl: "It was perfectly, certain leads to.many - very strange siiua-  we were all far too worried in ��������� this tions. It is possible for the pressure  world, and there was nothing like at- ;of the air to be reduced by mountain  cohol for doing away, with- worry." climbirfg until the boiling point is at  Another medical man���������namely, Dr. the,same level as the freezing point.  John T. McCurdy, of .Cornell" Univer-' ��������� In ..parts' of South .America there  sity Medical College, New York,.-said',are monasteries.on'-the mountain side  siim vice  STATION  in your old, car iri part ^payment  for a 490 Chevrolet Special  payments,for the balance.  V  the ;ravages laid at the door ,of alcohol, were those attributable, ;to othV-r.  factors as well. . When ,a man . was  tired or oppressed with care, .how.  could'he forget,his, anxieties.,,sufficiently to become sociable? A small  amount of alcohol taken would give  the .necessary relaxation. Conviviality was more important for the main-'  tenance of our mental' stability,and  effectiveness than we realized. ' The  invariably cheerful and frifendly person was never, morose,.sensitive, .overbearing, a hopeless crank,, or violently prejudiced. It .was. because. :'id-  cohol contributed to. sociability. that  it held the strong position it -.'ditl  among so many ipeoples."  ( , ;'-  " Here is what the Rev. ���������Pierrep.dn't;  Edwards, M. C.,,,declared.at.a .pub lit.  meeting held recently. "I am a strong  believer in the" national "beverage-1-;  beer. ��������� The drink of every country is  .decided,by the needs of the people,  and since the days of the Saxon; beer  has been" our national drink. A sturdy race has been built up and has  rendered good account'of it'seif in  every part of the world to 'which it  has been made to show of' what-stuff  it is made." - The unrest Sinc6' the  war was, he believed, largely due to  the fact that working people -were  unable to get the drink to which they  were accustomed at a price they could  afford to-pay. Sir James ������Barr,, a  well-known Liverpool doctor,'alsd-.ex-  presses the same opinion, that if the  cost of beer .was reduced much of -the  existing, social unrest would cease.  ���������Mr. Clynes said to a reporter tha^t he  believes a great deal of the dissatisfaction among the workers'��������� to-day ��������� is  due to the high cost of beeij. The fact  that the price of beer has been jkept  so high so long has . undoubtedly  created considerable and deep satisfaction throughout the ranks of the  workers.  There is an overwhelming demand  for a reduction in the price-of beer.  Good, wholesome beer is in general  demand at a reasonable price.  at heights of 10,000 to 14,000 ft..  ���������where, water,.boils so quickly that- it  .does not,get hot .enough to cook meat  potatoes, .or other foods.  "Fortunately,-at.th'eh height human  beings'do not feel the urgent .need  for "food, felt-at lower-altitudes.-During f'the'last few days necessary for  the final rush to a peak,., such as a  Mount-Everest, the mountainters only  require'a little soup... chocolate, or  biscuits. ��������� .  A new car means, that you will have newthes  and but few repairs for sometime���������according ,to  usage. , - ���������  FIFTY  MILLION  FOR   ,   HENRY  FORI)  DETROIT, Sept. 16.���������Net profits  .of the-Ford-Motor Company, for , the  year ended April 30 were $60,000,-  0,00 according to a. statement made  public in New York City, and . confirmed .by Ford'officials, here, who  expressed the -belief that the figures  had been taken from the public, records in;New Jersey or Massachusetts  but declared that-they are correct.  ,-The .report shows that at the close  of. the fiscal year, April 30,   the company had $148.615,348-in cash?  STUART MOTORS  Chevrolet and Nash Agents  Mission Gity, B. G.  TWO REPORTERS LEAVE  LUNCH TO GET MARRIED  KKWKU BARS TO   VISITING   CARS  Conditions governing the entry of  automobiles, motorcycles and bicycles  into Canada for touring purposes are  now more lenient-than ever before as  a result of Customs and Excise. .Under the revised regulations, the tourist may secure permits to.enter the  Dominion with his car or wheel as  often as he desires and if he wishes  to remain beyond the limit of '30  days prescribed, he may do so by Reporting to the nearest collector of  customs to give the required bond  permitting the car to remain,in the  country for an additional five months;  If the tourist complies regularly with  all requirements for either a 24-hour  or 30-day stay, he may come.ias;often,,  as he wishes, the restriction against  the re-entry of the car or wheel Within a period of six "'month's4 Having^eeft  News'will not wait for-anything in  the world���������all personal feelings must  be buried when It comes to the getting of.new stories.r If this "layman"  doesn't believe it, well,- how's this?  Out in Vancouver, B. C, there is a  girl reporter���������age 22. On a contemporary,paper there is a boy reporter  ���������age 23. In the natural course of  political meetings, interviewing of  celebrities, and so on1, they met. Followed a haphazard newspaper romance. All the more haphazard because the girl's family blamed all  such things as bobbed hair,, late  Chinatpwn tea parties, and broadness  .in the matter of acquaintances, on  the "wild" newspaper life.  Last-week the society reporter began making tentative inquiries about  an engagement which might add a  little interest to her columns'. Then  the romance came to light. The marriage had already taken place���������on  July 13. With the exception of two  other men reporters, one of whom  acted as,best man, and the other in  the rush of events taking the plaee  of bridesmaid, no one knew.  The girl was Miss Geraldine Mc-  Geer, sister of the former Liberal  member-for Richmond, G. G. Mc-  Geer, and the boy was Frank Apple-  *y- ' .��������� ��������� -.���������..-���������''���������.'.������������������  ���������-���������It happened like this: Miss Mc-  Geer was covering a luncheon. So  was Mr. Appleby. "The after luncheon  'speeches; were long.and deadly. Looking across the! block~ at the court  house and. a nearby church, a sudden  inspiration'of:a way   to 'break   the  monotony came to the two "cubs."  Why not get married!  ~ So the speech-makers we're left to  go on with their forever-to-be-un-  chronicled speeches, -and the two  went off, going first to the ��������� court  .house for the license and then to  the'church.  "It didn't'take long," said Mrs.'  Appleby. "If it had I would have  had to leave in the middle of- it be-;  cause I had-to get back and, finisli  covering that luncheon."  ly-weds was over the paer the wedding should first appear. Jn. The  bridegroom wanted it to appear in  his own afternoon paper. The brid>?  wanted it in her morning paper.  But evidently experience in newspaper work had taught her the wisdom in the way of man. . She discovered the date on which he proposed to run his account, and slipped in  her own version into her own morning paper.  "i couldn't very well be scooped on  my own wedding," she-explained.  Wm.  General Auctioneer a&l; Eive  Stock ^Specialist.  , 23 years.among fche"StQckn>en -of,  the ; fraser \Vftlley.. Am If^triUar  with -foe difltersnt buee&svof live:  Sdck and-their v-Aliies.  Add.ress all .< communications  Box 34 ChilliwacVB. O-  to:  u. s.  DOLLAR TS AT  DISCOUNT IX CANADA  Montreal.���������The United States dollar is being quoted at a discount    of  one-ruarter of one    per cent.    here.  This is the first time in    seven years  the United States dollar has sold for  less than par here. It is said in financial circles that   on    a    very      large  amount, say $200,000, one-half of one  per cent, .discount will be   demanded  here.   Various reasons are offered as  the cause is discontent, but the    one  which  is mostly, justified, according  to banking officials    and financiers,  Is general prosperity in Canada.    It  was thought that   the   market   had  been engineered and    the American  dollar forced below par, but this    is  refuted by exchange brokers as being  an impossibility owing to the strength,  of the American    banks.      It is also  said the new American,   tariff might  have had something to do    with the  exchange.  $500,000 worth of gold was shipped from :New York last week to the  Canadian Capital  Alex. '-S.".D&ncaui  Barrister     Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  -f.A. Catherwood BultiUnjt  - Photae;. 8601 P. O. Bos 09  MISSION ������IETY, B. C.  'J. ' JEL  Funeral Director  AGENT  FOR  HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City'  The immigrant had to fill .up i the  usual form. TheKfirst..question $vas,  "Born?"  After, a. pause.rhe-put rdownrthe answer, "Yes."  I  id  it  it  The disgusting thing about paying  rent5 isvttiatilt'-:Won',t'-&ta3r^fiPid.; ���������'-��������� V  ������������������7/  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  FADE THRBB  SSSSSSi  sasas  ass  s   #  I  4^0   ������<���������  B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  ���������������������������������  <  EoQm,^ Q   Hart   Block,   Chilliwack  Box   422, CHILLIWACK. '  ���������  arwood&Durrant  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  LAW OFFICE  OPEN   EVERY   FIHDAY  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  ,  ALAN M. BROKOVSK!  AUCTIONEER and.   /  '      VALUATOR7 '        :  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTltiRI)  LIVE STOCK a Special!"  P. 0. Box 94  NEWWALL P0ER  .The pleasure of. new Wallpapers*'is'like that of new clo-  hes.- Old Wallpapers-no-matter.how good, get monotonous  and' depressing,v   while ..new  aper, like new clothes, . has    a  ' pleasing and enlivening^ I'effec't   |  on the^occupants-'oTthe house,   $  . Let me submit ..samples.-, and  prices, we shall ..both be pleased.    .'���������      ���������.-,   ..     ���������'  '���������'���������..,       ��������� I  J.E. PARTON  !      ABBOTSFORD,   B.  C.  ToBelssue  ' 1  Rumors that the Vancouver ���������-" by-  electioii to name the successor torM.'  A. Macdonaid. IC. C, in'the Legislature may yet be held before the House  meets on October 30, are still current-  in political circles. Enquiry among  leaders'' of the^party, who are . non-  commital, leads 10 Lhe beliel Lhat" the  'government is disposed'to wait and  see what the. government convention  of the'party .at Nelson, on September  2 8, the' first Hn seven '' year's, ���������' bring  fortlu ;     ���������,;: ���������   "������������������    ���������'-'","     '>.;v.'.i ' I : ;���������  That convention ia expected . to"  prove a'n important-.'.gathering,''as  at least-twp.Pfcthe problems in pro-  ���������vincialv'politics today- are .already- definitely-on the agenda. These are thft  Pacific!^Eastern .and the. beer ' ques  tion. , "'     .,--.���������   .'���������.*,'��������� V. ~+-:l  :.:-.���������'������������������.-  ��������� A Victoria, local h.a's^pas.sejd .a., reso^  lutioh favoring ^rthe--,\."0D^ii~->'salev' of  draught'beer and 'lias', instructed - irs  delegates-to-bring-the question- before  the convention-.,-- ��������� ������������������.-. ���������. ..--���������  A Vancouver. r. local..: has   also;; in;  structed its-delegates to pre^V-to"r''-th;������>.  maintenance-of ���������������������������the   Pacific    Great  ;Eastern/Railway.,in operation;.  Upon the decision otT-ithe---������������������convention on,these questions both of special  interest in Vancouver, may-probably  rest, it-is said, the government's,d,e-,  cision^whether the cpntest'-'be-stiged  in advance of. the session. If the government as.'lively to commend themselves" to the electors of Vancouver  the contest "may be held right away,  with tho convention rojoiutionsias a  platform.     - -.--'-..  Another issue that will probably  be discussed at the convention is that  of construction ...of.-.the.u.permanent-  buildings lor.the^Uniyer.sityi'qf-. British ColumVia at Point Grey. A/num-  be of the delegates" ai'e- in favor'"'of  immediate ,action to this end and" an  effort will'bV-'made' to have the'convention go on record.  Owing to the many'years that have  elopsedsinpe the Jast convention; t.lie  chances; are''that, some upper country  member will be clioseri as president."  Helena; Coleman  Q.���������iWlio is Helena Coleman?  ��������� A.���������Helena-Coieman is,a resident  of T6rpnto..who''-lifis";wrjtt.en,.B^ine;.yql-  umes of verse' of high    quality. v.A  sample iscalled-''Marching.Men.'' ,   .  ~     British Columbia {Coal -Mining    t  Q.���������To what extent is., coal mining  carried on in British Columbia?  ' A.-r-Cbkl mining in British- Col-  umbiii has. become its principal mining industry, reaching 2,209,296  tons in 1921, valued, at $11,482,-  844; compared with only $7,022,-  066 worth in 1909.  The way to improve business is to  hustle more.  VANCOUVER PRODUCE  Vancouver, B. C.. Sep(t* 13th, 1922  ��������� During the week ending September  11th, 1922, product entered Vancouver from other countries iir the following quantities. Washington' was  the chief source of supply:  Apples,  boxes       -       3  Pears,  boxes       4,539  Peaches, boxes   15,984  Onions, Spanish, crates        2 30-  Onions, Spanish, sacks   71  Bananas, bunches  '.:    2.3 50  Artichokes,   boxes   2  Peppers,  boxes        ^215  Lemons, cases  5  Grapes, crates     1,0 7 C  Grapes, baskets          214  Grapes, lugs  7"  Cantaloupes', crafes         33!)  Honeydew Melons, crates   22  [Italian1 Prunes,-boxes      4,281  Oranges, cases   20  Tomatoes, crates   12  It seems strange that it should be  necessary to import such quantities  of peaches and Italian Prunes in view  of the amount of fruit produced in  this "province.  , ' Apples���������Duchess apples are practically over and have been supplanted  by Wealthy, Gravenstein and a few  Mcintosh Reds. Kamloops Is now  coming in with the , latter variety  which jobs at $2.00 for No. Is.  There is a slackening off in the  receipts,of the early non-keeping varieties and as a consequence the market" has a slightly healthier tone.  It will be noted that the B. C. product now controls the local market.  "Pears���������This market is also slightly firmer, the price on top grades being higher than a week ago. Wenat-  ehee, Keremeos, the Okanagan and  the Lower Mainland are the contributors. Pears in the coast section are  a fine sample this year.  ' Peaches���������Are slightly lower than  a week.,ago. Importations have been  very heavy: The bulk of importations  were from Wenatchee.  Plums���������Have a wide range depending ��������� on variety and quality.  Wicks'ons topping ��������� the market at  $2.00. There were no importations  during the week, but plenty of local  varieties' on the market.'  - , Apricots,are.,off the; market.  ���������- -Italian ��������� -Prunes���������Three ' - carlots  came in during the early week , of  the week from Washington. Local  prunes started to come in about the  same time..  Pricies range from 60 tf to  85*. -      ���������  Grapes���������Malagas are being largely  displaced -by Tokays, Malagas' have  ,not so .good a1 chance once the latter  variety-gets on the market. Receipts  areJErom California_f or the most part  Concords and a few Black Prince are  also on the market. > "    ��������� -  Field Tomatoes���������The , price on  the general run of stuff is up to 75/?  per crate although , one particular-  grower has sent in. stock which'sells  at $1-25 to $1.50. It is beautifully  colored, firm, smooth and- free from  Blemish and has the appearance of  high grade hothouse stock. It comes  in 4 bskt. crates (unwrapped) and is  nicely packed.' The grower is Mr/J.  C Keighley, Departure .��������� Bay, B. C.  This same grower usually gets in  with the first early potatoes.  Hothouse  Tomatoes���������Are- practically unchanged the price ranging up f  to $1.50.  Onions���������The ' price has firmed  somewhat. Nothing'further is' "expected from Walla"Walla. " The next  supplies will be from' California'' and  the Okanagan.  Potatoes���������Conditions' remain as  they were a week ago and prices are  unchanged. Price -to ��������� grower f.o.b.  Delta is $18.00 for well graded stock.  ��������� ISggs���������While some houses are quoting 43<i, 4 0������ is the-general price.-Receipts here are'slightly higher while  ducks (which -are very plentiful and  for which the demand, has'fallen off r  are easing off. ��������� .    , - ,  CITV OF CONSTANTINOPLE IS  KOREST OF CRIMSON FLAGS  CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 10.--  Renewed celebrations were , held  throughout Asia Minor yesterday to  murk the sweeping- Turkish .victory  over the Greeks.    -. ,  .Friday is the Turkish Sunday, and  the enti'Ki Moslem population ceased  its usual pursuits aiid repaired,to the  mosques to offer prayeirs of thank'sr  giving.  For the first time since 1453;-when  the Turks captured , Constantinople,  the Sultan went to ,tho tomb of Mohammed .the Conqueror in Stamboul  and paid homage to the memory of  his illustrious predecessor._ Several  miles of exulting and jubilant Turks;  with flaming flags', watched their sov-  erign pass. He,made the trip in. a  limousine.  The Sultan's passage through the  open streets has had no precedent -in  recent years but the,people.gave him  a stirring, but reverent, ovation.'...  Constantinople is a forest of crimson flags, with the familiar star and  crescent. 'The colors even-fly from  the four commanding minarets of the.  famous mosque of St. Sophia, whose  recapture has been the dream of .the  Greeks for centuries.    0  Beauty Secret:  Keeping your noso  out of'-othe'r people's    business   pre-  j vents it from being-flat.  Conversion of Bonds  Better Than Expected  Contrary to the expectation of the  Minister of Finance of Canada, who  was of the impression when the Canadian conversion loan was issued  this'fall that.about 50 per 'cent, of  the bonds would be converted, dealers of this province have announced,  that'the privileges of exchanging  bonds' is being indulged in to the extent of approximately 85 per cent: of  the Canadian 1922 Victory Bond  holders. ' , '  There is no indication, however, of  what the American holders will do.  and as there were large blocks ' of  this issue placed on the United,Sta.Les  market, the action of these American  investor's will, have some effect- on  the'final result.   - -   ..  There is outstanding in' Victorys ap  proximately ,$178,000,000. which the  Minister of .Finance has asked be converted into'-1927's and,1932's, taxable bearing 5 1-2 per cent.  Canadian dealers believe that with  exchange at a position* near par there  /would be no object in the American  .market doing other than converting  to tlie.new issue. In a few instances  Washington and Oregon buyers have  already sent in their, bonds, while  United 'States buyers of 1922's "for  conversion purposes are credited- witli  sending up the price of this issue to  1-4 above par. '    ,  , Getting inside the price on the Pa-,  cific Great Eastern, bonds this week.  the Workmen's Compensation Board  bought $2.50,000 worth; on a basis of  5.61.' The price paid was 86 J-4 and  these' bonds have advanced in a few  ���������days to 7 3-8 and.'87:7-8.- ���������    '  A' deal, which has created considerable amusement in financial circles  in Vancouver was'the purchase by  Carsten fc^Earles' of Seattle National  Bank and , affiliated concerns of  $850,000, of South Vancouver bonds.  The' bonds never left the country, as  they were sold back to the Royal Financial Corporation'.of Vancouver and  are being marketed in Canada.  The bond market in general is  strong all across Canada.  Fruit Market  In Calgary  (M  Wet weather most of the week  with clouds and more moisture' in  the air.  The produce market has' strengthened perceptibiity' and the movement  to country points'is better than* it  has been for a long time.  The .-Washington competition is  getting past, and'prices over-the liue  are rising. The movement from B. C.  this week has put them in the shade,  and it looks as' if their competition  was over for a season.  Tomatoes"are still'in a   low"-'rut,'  struggling to    come   back     "without  much, success. They    sell-  wholesale  at 50# to-fiU^'and may reach 7ri?.  Pears are higher in price'wiih'gdod  demand.    Apples .-are moving freely  at popular prices.-   Early this .week a.  half car of Duchess: apples of-good'  quality, wrapped  ,;and   packed " were  slaughtered here, they retailedinthe  Groceteria storesat    M. 00 "per box.Jv  The-apples-came from Vernon. Giv-   ,  ing away apples at below costof trau-,.-  s'portation and handling.: always1 upsets the market.      We-  cannot   call-  this a sale. -,     '. '  ��������� Elberta peaches'are in heavy, de- ���������  mand.    We need'more, Elberta-peachy  es from B. C. and, - they ' should   be  planted in the districts where   .early  ripening, will take place.   We-call at-.>  tention to the heavy importation', of, ,  peaches from over the line,' in",'this  week's'-correspondence- ' report's; Vto -.  show that Elberta peaches are.in. do-',  mand far beyond the B; C. 'supply.'  B: C. plums have been .in: w.ea'k-de-.'  mand and have,been sold,at.', slaughter prices in many" cases. Demand'for  country   points'for  'all; fruits * has-  strengthened. . Country movements is -  exceptionally encouraging..  CALGARY CAR ARRIVALS  FOR    THIS    WEEK  B. C���������10 mixed fruit and vegetables, 8-mixed fruit, 6'apples, 1 plum,  1 prune. -    .' .'   '  Alberta���������2 potatoes,, 1 mixed, vegetables.    ' -        '    '' 1  ' Imported���������1 mixed vegetables.  - ��������� Imported���������Washington, -3 pears, 2  mixed fruit, 2 peaches. Minnesota   L  onion; ^Virginia, 1 sweet potato.'   - -  EDMONTON  Edmonton,Sept. 14th. 1922.,  Market conditions '.'here'continue* .  about as mixed as ever.   , Tt.is 'very,  hard to get an absolutely correct ;idea  of any commodity,    as    on    most "of  them'you find four or five different'  prices being-quoted by   the":'several"1  wholesales/ >Iost of, the lines ihclud-  .  ing Alberta Peaches,   Italian Prunes,  crated Wealthi'es, etc.'; are being sold  'at the same price-or'lower than the  laid down cost of the,goods,-based, on  F.O.B. prices asked.'-  This -means  goods based on F.O.B., .prices'asked.-  This means.of course -.that   consign-  ment goods' must besetting the-"price  on the market.    . ���������     .'     ..'���������'���������'  ;'���������'-"'  '."  Issued in 1917 and Maturing 1st December, 1922.  CONVERSION   PROPOSALS  THE  MINISTER OF FINANCE offers- to holders  of  these  bonds   who desire to continue their  investment   in   Dominion   of   Canada   securities   the  ; privilege of exchanging the maturing bonds for new  bonds bearing 5$ per cent interest, payab'le half yearly,  "of either of the following classes:���������  (a) Five year bonds, dated 1st November,  1922, to mature 1st November; 1927.  (b) Ten year bonds, dated 1st November,  1922, to mature 1st November, 1932.  While the maturing bonds will carry interest to 1st  December, 1922, the new bonds will commence to earn  interest from 1st November, 1922, GIVING A BONUS  OF A FULL MONTH'S INTEREST TO THOSE  AVAILING THEMSELVES OF THE CONVERSION  '^PRIVILEGE.- ' ���������:...'.���������...:������������������. ~y ���������������������������:-     :-v. ���������  / This offer is made to holders of the maturing; bonds  and is not open to other investors. The bonds to be  issued under this proposal will be substantially of: the  same character, as those which are maturing, except  ' ,,that the exemption from taxation does not apply -to the  new issue.  Holders of the maturing bonds who wish to: avail .  themselves of this conversion privilege should itake_������  their bonds AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE, BUT NOT  ���������LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 30th, to a Branch of  any Chartered Bank in Canada and receive invexchange  an official receipt for the bonds surrendered, containing  an undertaking to deliver the corresponding bonds of  the new issue."  Holders of maturing fully registered bonds, interest  payable by cheque from Ottawa, will-receive their  December 1 interest cheque as usual. Holders of  coupon bonds will detach and retain the last unmatured  coupon before surrendering the bond itself for conversion  purposes,  'The surrendered bonds will be forwarded by banks  to the Minister of Finance at Ottawa, where they will  be exchanged for bonds of the new issue, in fully  registered, or coupon registered or coupon bearer form  carrying interest payable 1st May and 1st November  of each year of the duration of the loan, the first interest  payment accruing and payable 1st May, 1923. Bonds  of "the new issue will" be sent to the banks for  delivery immediately after the receipt of the surrendered  bonds. v  The bonds of the maturing issue which are hot  converted under this proposal will be paid off in cash on  the 1st December,1922.  W. S.  FIELDING;  Minister of Finance.'  Dated at Ottawa, 8th August, 1923.  ggfgjfi^^  rnrri-r*-"."* "J������ r ���������! W urn It , J \>Jl 5������ . viewSfViH"^ k'S I ; .this AB&OTWtmr> $ob% ABBotwoito, !b. a  Our meats, of all kinds, are now   kept in our  cold storage plant. '.   k  S. F. WHITE  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Farmers' Phone 1909  Abbotsford, B.C.  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.  lp PATTERNS TO CHOOSE PROM  A. R. GOSLING  Box 31    ,      - Abbotsford, B. C  All   Work   Guaranteed  One of the widely read and commented articles  during the past week has been our "Why not Okan-  agari Peaches For Coast Towns." Men have called al  thisoffice to thank us for having called attention to the  matter so forcibly, and hoped that a series of articles  and,opinions would follow along the same lines. The  state of,things complained of are actual facts. Fruits  areibeing imported into Canada, and'British Columbia  in particular, while at the same time our own fruit,  "Grown in B. C." lies rotting on the ground. On Vancou  ver Island pears ar,e being fed to pigs and cattle. While  at the same time the people of the ci ties are yearning  for pears. There are pears rotting in the Fraser Valley,  yet the deal handed out when pears are shipped to Vancouver is not all that is desired on th,e part of the grower.. , There is no way of checking up the price actually  ohKiihed by, the wholesa Ier. A,grower must gef moie  than $1.25 per box for his pears, in order to make  , enough to buy groceries for the winter.  In conversation with one old timer, who has lived in  IhejStates for the greater part of his life, he stated that  lie had heard time without number Americans say that  they would riever permit Canada to   make a dumping  ., gisound of the United States.   Yet American fruit is be-  iing brought into,and sold in B. C. while our own is rotting on the ground.   You can't blame the American for  -finding a market for his produce, but the man who Is  to blame is the wholesaler on Water Street   in Vancouver.   He imports the fruit and sells   it.     Go   into   the  stores of the Fraser Valley   and you will find this fruit  on exhibit for sale, to the detriment of the���������" "Grown   in  B. C." fruit.! Why?     Because the surplus fruit of the  U. % can be shipped in and sold,for a   few   cents   less.  Water Street is looking at the narrow   profits and immediate, results, rather than the prosperity of the province of B. C.   This is on a par with the   business   man  these days who permits his purchaser to   carry around  thousands of dollars in his pocket, paying cash to avoid  fhe stamp tax.   Patriotic too you say! /  The people are taking this matter in tfyeir own hands  and are buying where they can buy. the cheapest, irrespective of where that may be. * Tlie*wholesalers who  sell fruit also sell groceries, and in the opinion of one  man. who called and was very enthusiastic about the  question, evidently having studied it, besides having  had his fingers bitten, thought the merchants of the  Fr;;ser Valley would be perfectly justified in telling the  wholesalers to sell their groceries where they bought  their fruit. His point of view was that the merchants  would do a lot to prevent the wholesaler passing over  the "Grown in B. C." product.  It is a bad state of affairs when the B. C.   market   is  made the dumping ground for inferior fruit while B. C;  fruit lies rotting on   the   ground.     Are   we   patriotic  enough to rise ancl demand that the   wholesalers shall  and must supply us with the B. C. product for our own  consumption?     It   amounts   to this   that   eveiything  possible should be done to help the B. C. producer.   He  is the backbone of the country.    He pays the taxes that  help the nation to pay its obligations.     These   obligations at the present time are heavy. ' Money sent to the  ITnited States for fruit remains in   that country to help  carrvon*   growing richer and   richer   year   by   year.  Don't forget the fact that it is only recently   that Canadian money was at par value; only recently that $500,-  000 was the first shipment of   gold   from   the   United  States to Canada for many years.     We all   had to pay  uV exhorbitant discount,   and   often   have   had our  money hurled back at us as being 'no good.'   The Canadian producer's friend should be the man or firm that  sells the "Grown in B.C." product.   It is just as absolut-  ���������le.y necessary for the B. C.   people to buy the   "Grown  in B.C." product as it is for B. G.   people   to   buy   the  "Made in B. C." product, and the sooner all   realize this  the sooner will we become a prosperous people and enjoy the rich heritage that we of this   province claim is  ours,  Advertisements under    the    above  heading cost 25    cents    per    issue.  COMING TO  Preserving Peaches, a crate ;;. _ $1.25  Italian Prunes,-a crate ...  55c  Cauliflower/a head ; .;...,., -   \������c  Malt Vinegar, a bottle ;....-...:;..^..........  l?i/>c  Ceylon Tea, 40c a lb., 3.1bs for '.. . T  $1.00  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Groce  r  UNITED DOCTORS  Specialists  Do Not Use Surgery  Will Be   At  Leopold Hotel  MONDAY ami TUESDAY  SEPTEMBER 25 and 20  Office Hours: 9 a. in. to 3 p. m.  TWO DAYS ONLY  NO   CHARGE   FOR   EXAMINATION  The doctor in charge is a graduate  in medicine and surgery, and is licensed by the state of Washington. He  visits professionally the more important towns and cities and offers  to all who call on this trip, consultation and examination 'free, except the  expense of treatment when desired.  According to his method of treatment he does not operate,for chronic  appendicitis, gall stories, ' ulcers of  stqmach, tonsils or adenoids.  He has to his credit many wonderful results in diseases of the stomach,  liver, bowels, blood, skin, nerve?,  heart, kidney, bladder,-bed wetting,  catarrh,; weak lungs,1-. ��������� rheumatism,  sciatica,1 leg ulcers v-apd rectal ail-,  ments. ;c    ���������  If you have been ailing for any  length of time and do not get better  dp ;not fail .'to call,., as', improper measures, rather--than \disease are "often  the cause of your, long standing  trouble.   ���������  REMEMBER above date, that examination on tills trip    will be    free,  and that his treatment is different.  ���������.    Address:   336 Boston, Block, Minneapolis;- Minn.  OF ALL K  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Money to Loan da Good Farm Mortgages  A. McCal  Abbotsford  4==  EARLY SETTLER OF  BRADNER IS DEAD  BRADNER, Sept. 21.���������It. came as  a, great shock to his many friends in  the* district to learn that James Owen  of Bradner had passed away early on  Thursday'morning in the M.S.A. Hospital, Abbotsford. Mr. Owen ��������� had  been in poor health for some time,  but the seriousness ofjiis condition  was not realized. He was operated  on a week before he died.  Mr.' Owen was born 53 years ago  in Lancashire,- England, and came as  a young man to Canada, being . one  of the early settlers at.Bradner. He  leaves a widow, formerly Elsie Goldsmith of Aldergrove, two little daughters and two brothers���������Richard  Owen of Mount Lehman ��������� ...and John  Owen of Vancouver.  The, funeral was held on Thursday  afternoon to Aberdeen cemetery from  St. Margaret's Church, Bradner, of  which Mr. Owen was a-member, having been people's warden for the past  four years, a large attendance, being  present. v \.  '  Wednesday, September 27,1922  TWO BIG STARS  *���������  CHARLIE CHAPLIN     \ '  in "ADAYS PLEASURE"  ' ���������>   and ,  'KATHERINE MacDONALD  The American Beautu  "THE THUNDERBOLT"  in  Saturday, September SO, 1922  V. ', L  'THOMAS'MEIGHAN  in "bachelor daddy-  how does it feel to fall heir to 5 bouncing kiddies? Tom  Meighan aided by   pretty Leatrice Joy   and   five of   the  screen's cutest kiddies, promises you an   hour of pure joy.  cry at the   good   luck   star in   this big.  You'll laugh and  human drama  Shows 7:30 and 9:15  Prices; 35c; and 15c  PEARDONVILLE NOTES  A very pleasant surprise party was  held at the home., ofv. Mrs. Augus^  Newman of Peardonville. the occasion being to celebrate Mrs. New  man's   birthday.  The evening, was spent in music  and games. Among those present  were: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Taylor, Mr.  and Mrs. W. H. Baines.Mrs. Merriot.  Mr. Wm. Stafford,. Miss .Ida Peardon,  Miss Vera Peardon, Miss Dora Todd  of Vancouver, Mr; Hi Peardon; Mr.  J. Merriot, Mr. G. Peardon, Mr. A.  Welch,. Mr. A. Peardon, Master  Stuart Baines.  Miss Ida    Peardon    has    returned j ner home in  home to-take:the. place of her. sister,' Sept.  13th  Vera, while she is visiting   at   Chilli-  wack. '"  The many friends of* Mrs. Prank  Wooler are glad to know that she  has recovered from her illness whi :h  has confined her to her bed for the  last few days.  Mrs. A. Lindstrom has returned  home from Larigley Prairie.  PRUNES, 4 CENTS'PER LB.  Pullets���������White Wyandottes  L. F. SOLLY and U. B. C. STRAIN  . Open Range Birds, Milk Fed  Laying- Pullets, 4 months old   Pullets     MOSSMAN and MITCHELL  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  $2.00  $1.50  Local and Personal  Rev. A. Ross, Clayburn, was a recent visitor at the manse.  Word  has  the death of  been received here of  Mrs. Howe who died at  Ontario,  California,  on  Miss A. McNeil of Powell River is  the guest of her aunt and uncle, Mr.  and Mrs. T. McMillan.  Miss Dora Todd of Vancouver is  visiting her sister, Mrs. A. Newman  of Peardonville.  Mr. and Mrs. MeMenemy and family and Mr. and Mrs. Coogan and  family visited Wiser Lake, Wash., on  Sunday.  Mr. Marden Nelson of Clayburn  spent Thursday at the home of. Mrs.  R. Peardon. ,  '  Mr. Edgar Tapp   was  Powell River last week.  married   in  WATCHFUL WAITING  Bert���������You don't know how nervous I was when I proposed to you.  Elsie���������-You don't know how nervous! was until you did.  a  Wffi


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