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 ������v-  5^  PUBLISHED IN B. C.ONB. C. MADE PAPER.  7TB~  Vol. XXVL, No: 22.  Abbotsford, B.C.,-Friday, September 29, 1923.  ^1.00 Per Annum.  Our slock of   Woolen   jjoods   is   complete.  Sweaters, Underwear, Hosiery, etc., of the highest  quality, al very reasonable prices.  TUXIS SQUARE|liOYS  ORGAWJO  FOR  WINTER  I-Aono  16  ARBOTSKORD AND WHATCOM ROAD  Whatcom   Road,  Toi.   23M Farmers 1912  ABBOTSFORDrSUMAS  PRIZE LISTCONTINUED  FROM LAST WEEK  DIV.   A.���������HORSES  Heavy Draft,   1500 lb. and upwards  -    Stallion���������Starr .Bros.  Brood mare with foal    at    foot- -  Starr   Bros.  Colt,   2   yrs.,   gelding   or   filly���������J.  Mulcu.  ��������� -'���������  Colt,  1" yi\,    gelding or    filly���������J-  ' Mutch.  ijucklihg foal���������Starr Bros.  Best mare  or    gelding���������1,  A.  H.  Cowlin;   2,  John  Caul.  Best   draft   team,     harnessed     to  wagon���������R. Bousfield.  ""*   Agricultural;-' Over 1100 lbs. aiul  under 1500 lbs.  Best team,  harnessed to wagon���������  1, J.. Mutch;   2, C. A. Watson..  Best mare or gelding���������A. H. Ham.  Best mare or gelding, in saddle���������  1, T. Bowman;  2, T. Bowman.  Best   mare   or   gelding,   harnessed  to buggy���������W.  Spaulding.  Shetland Pony���������Billio Fee.  DIV.   B.���������CATTLE  Holsteins and Grades  Bull, pure bred, 2 yrs.    and    upwards���������1, Starr Bros, 2, II. Conway.  Bull,   pure   bred,   under   2   yrs.���������  F. Sutherby.  Cow,  any  age���������1   and  2,-   A.  IT.  Cowlin.  Heifer,  2   yrs.   old���������1     and   2,  J.  Mutch.   . .  Heifer, 1 yr. old���������1, A. IT. Cowlin;  2,  J.   Mutch.  . -   Calf���������1,  E. -P   .Ruthig;   2,   E.   P.  Ruthig.  Jersey  and  Grades  Bull, pure    bred,    2 yrs. and upwards���������1, E. G.    Forrest;    2, E. P.  Ruthig.  . Heifer, 1 yr. old���������1,.A. H.  Ham;  2, Mrs. H. I. Fraser.  Calf���������1, A.  H."Cowlln;     2, E. P.  Ruthig.  Guernsey   and   Grades  Bull, pre bred, 2 yrs. and upwards  ���������C. A. Watson.  VVKIR'S   GARAGE   BUYS  HARGITTS   LEASE  When the Abbotsford Garage and  .Machine-Shop sold out their business by auction ' recently it was  thought that no other garage would  be started in the same building for  some time, but "the Fraser Valley  Ford pioneer agent, came over and  leased the building, and- was about  to start a-branch of his prosperous  Mission City- business here. But  "Joe,'.' who like ^to'buy and sell, has"  sold liis lease of' the building to- Mr.  Weir of Weir's Garage, keeping only  the upper front part of building,  which he-intends to use as a show  room. Mr. Hargitt has a good connection in Abbotsford and the news  that' he was about to open business  "was"hailed'with delight'Dy'-'thB^gerr-  eral public, but- evidently his opposition was not appreciated. However  two garages are enough for the district, and Mr. Weir and Mr. Brown  will have it all their own way for a  time at least.   -    -   -  The'annual me.eing of tho Senior  League of��������� Trail Rangers was hold in  the Parish Hall oh; Thursday evening.  It was decided that the League is  now beyond theTrail Rangers division, and the foj'hier name of "Bull  Dog Trail Rang'eVs" has been changed to "Tuxis Scfiiare."  Officers for the new term were e-  lected as follow/: Praetor, Donald  Benedict; Sub-Praetor, Harry Keen;  Cbmptor,' Harold-McMenemy; Script-  or, Lloyd Vanne'tta.  Under direction of Rev. A. H.  Priest the boys' have enjoyed athletic sports' and training, and eveningb  of game and social intercourse,,which  goes far to engage the boys in proper and benefiting pastimes.  Rev. A. H. Priest      and the newly  elected officers for the "Square" wIU  meet at a early date to    draw up a  schedule of social and    athletic    a-  musements for the -   winter months.  AH parents are,   anxious    to    obtain  the best possible    benefits for their  boys, and in giving their support tc  these boys' clubs; they'assist materially in one of the best   works   ever  undertaken .for/the boys-of' Abbotsford, for which Rev. A. IT. Priest deserves   great  credit. '   ���������'  NOTED  LECTURER  WILL '  SPEAK HERE MONDAY  On Monday evening in the Presbyterian Church, the noted iecturer and  preacher, J. J. Sims, will give , a  stereopticon lecture entitled "Evolution Opposed to Science and the  Bible." Mr. Simms' has an international reputation as a lecturer on  Evolution and is well worth hearing.  The' lecture will be illustrated by  a large number of stereoptical slides.  Admission will be free, a. silver  collection will be taken.  TRAIL  RANGERS HOLD  ELECTION 03"��������� OFFICERS  WOMEN'S  CONFERENCE  .M  HERE   NEXT  WEEK  Arrangements are. completed for  the holding of, the Westminster Pres-  byterial" Women's- Missionary -Conference, which;>Vilbtake place in the  Prebyteriari"-"Church " on' .Wedneday,  October 3rd, commencing at 11 a.m.  . Luncheon will be served at rioon,  and the gathering will continue' all  day.  Representatives and speakers from  New Westminster, Vancouver, Chilliwack ' and intermediate point will  be in attendance. The public are  invited to attend.  The ladies - of the Huntingdon  Women's Institute ��������� are completing  arrangements for the entertaining of  neighboring Institutes at a banquet  to bo held in Huntingdon on Thursday,   October  4th.  Mrs. Fraser York is spending      a  holiday  visiting in  Seattle.,  .   Mrs.  M.  McGillivray    visited  Mrs.  Duncan  McGillivray on  Thursday.  The anniversary services held in  St. Pauls Church on Sunday last  were well attended and much enjoyed. In-the. afternoon Mr. Reid gave  a fine address, and the quartetto  from Vancouver, led by Mr. Clelland  was well received. Mr. Alexander  spoke at tho evening , service, Mr.  Anderson singing several solos veiy  effectively.  The anniversary social was held in  the church on Monday evening and  was well attended. A very nice  programme was given in which the  following took part: Mrs. .Mclnnes,  solos; Mrs. J. McGrath,- solos; Mr.  Sn ash all, recitations; Mrs. Waterson,  solos; Mr. Owens, recitation; Mr.  Cleveihg, solo; Mr. S. Skinner, recitation.  ,  Rev. Mr. Richmond of Sumas gave  an interesting address on music, and  also played some organ selections.  The accompanists were Miss McMenemy, Miss Tapp and Mr. Richmond.  WEDDING BELLS  GIGGIE���������OHMAN  , Rev. A. H. Priest was the officiating minister at a quiet wedding,  which took place here on Wednesday,  when Miss Annie S. Ohman of Bradner became the bride of Mr. Thea-  dore  Giggie of Abbotsford.  After the_ceremony a very dainty  wedding supper was served at the  "Just Like' Home" restaurant, only  the immediate relatives and friends  of the couple, being present.  The tables were nicely "arranged  and beautifully decorated for the occasion, and the supper was much enjoyed.  Mr. and Mrs. Giggie will reside'in  Abbotsford.  G.W.V.A.   SOCIAL   EVENTS  JOIN WITH MEN'S CLtB  NASTY ACCIDENT ON  THE CLAYBURN ROAD  At a meeting of the G.W.V.A.  held this week it was decided tc  postpone the election of officers until after the Armistice Day. A committee of three has been appointed  to take charge of affairs until then.  It was' agreed that all available funds  will be used for relief purposes.  .Arrangements are being made for  the holding of Poppy Day, also the  annual masquerade dance, the date  of the latter is set for Thanksgiving  Day, November 12th. The date ot  Poppy Day is to be announced later.  The social affairs of the G.W.V.A.  are being carried on in combination  with tho Men's Club, the executive  work being done by special meeting.  MR. REID OF VANCOUVER  PREACHED HERE SUNDAY  The service in the Presbyterian  Church' on Sunday evening was conducted by, Mr Reid of Vancouver,  who preached a very able sermon  to a large congregation.  Mr. Clelland's Male Quartette of  Vancouver took part in the service,  and their singing was much appreciated. The church was beautifully,  decorated with flowers, the kind  work of, the Misses Rodgers.  While driving a team of horses on  the Clayburn road last Saturday,  Mrs': Moret met with a nasty "accident,  when an auto bumped into the rig.,  and knocked the occupants into the  ditch.  Mrs. Moret was injured about the  head and face and has been confined  to bed for a day or two. The other  occupants of the rig, Mrs. Moret's  two daughters, Annie and Emma,  and Mr. McKay, were not hurt.  Their, -instrumentation was amusingly augmented by a nearby bovine,  which lustily lowed in unison with  the base trombone at fitting intervals.���������News.       Affidavit  please!  It's easy to induce the world  laugh with you; all you have to  is' to laugh at yourself.  to  do  Have you seen the new 20th Century Suits and Overcoats at Whit-  chelo's?  At the recent meeting of - the  Beaver Trail Rangers the following  ofifcers were elected for the ensuing  year: Grand Chief, Howard Benedict; Sub. Chief, Arthur Snashall;  Tally, Jim Webster; Cash, George  McGowan.  The boys plan a busy time for the  Bull, pure bred, under 2 yrs.���������-C-1 coming winter months,  A. Watson.  _ Cow,  any age���������1  and    2,     C. A.  "Watson.  Heifer, 2 yrs. old���������C. A. Watson.  Heifer,  1  yr.  old���������C.  A.  Watson.  Calf���������1 and 2, C. A. Watson.    .  Ayrshires and Grades  Bull, pure bred, 2    yi'3.    and    upwards���������T. Taylor.  Cow,  any age���������1, A.  C.  Clauson;  2, A. H. Horn.  IHeifer,  1  yr. old���������A.  C.  Clausen.  Spring Store Pig,    8 months old;���������  E. P. Ruthig.  Div. 'E.���������Poultry  :Rock, any    variety,    pen���������C.  Skelton.  Best Cock���������C. A. Skelton.  Best  Cockerel���������C.. A.  Skelton  Best Hen, Rhode Island Reds-  A,   Skelton.  Best pullet���������C. A. Skelton.  Rhode Island  Red,    any    variety,  pen���������E. G. Forrest.  Best cock���������E. G. Forrest.  Best cockerel���������E. G.-Forre'..  Best hen���������E. G. Forrest.  Best     pullet,      Wyandotte���������E. G.  Forrest.  Wyandottes,   any     variety,   pen���������  C. A.  Skelton.  Best cock���������C. A. Skelton.  Best cockerel���������-C. A. Skelton.  Best  hen���������C.  A.   Skelton.  Best pullet���������C. A. Skelton.  A.  -C.  White Leghorn, Single Comb, pen JR. Brown.  ���������C. A. Skelton.  Best cock���������C. A. Skelton.  Best cockerel���������C. A. Skelton.  Best hen���������C. A. Skelton.  Best pullet���������C.  A.  Skelton.  Leghorn, any other variety, pen���������  J. Van Maldren.  Best   cock,   Minorca���������C.   A.   Skelton.  .  Best hen���������-1 and 2,'C-A. Skelton.  Light weight,  Game,  any variety,  pen���������1 and 2, C. A. Skelton.  Best cockerel���������1 and    2,    C.    A.  Skelton.  Best hen���������1 and 2, C. A. Skelton.  Heavy weight, any variety, pen���������1  and 2,  C. A.  Skelton.  Best  cock���������C.  A.  Skelton.  Best cockerel���������1    and 2,    C.    A.  Skelton.  Best hen���������1 and 2, C. A. Skelton.  Best pullet���������land 2, C. A.    Skelton.  Turkeys, pair-���������-E. P. Ruthig.  Ducks,    pair,   any    variety���������1, T.  D.  Smith;   2,  C. A. Watson.  Geese, pair���������T. D. Smith.  Hen eggs,     12  white���������1,    A.    H.  Cowlin;   2, J.  L.  Stair.  Best dairy cow���������C. A. Watson.  Best bull in show���������C. A. Watson.  Best mare and foal at foot���������Starr  Bros.  Best  collection  of vegetables���������H.  HARVEST FESTIVAL AT  ST.   MATTHEWS   CHURCH  The annual Harvest Festival >ser-  yices were obs'ered in St. Matthews  Church on Sunday evening. The  preacher at both morning and eve-  nig services was the Rev. M. H.  Jackson, rector of St. George's  Church,   Vancouver.  .The church was most beautifully  decorated with fruit, vegetables and  flowers, and appropriate music was  vory creditably rendered by the  choir. The congregation was very  large.  In connection with the Harvest  Festival, a social was held in the  Parish Hall on Monday evening, and  was well attended.  SPEAKER  RECALLS  PROPHECY OF 1911  "You will live to see the day when  the Fraser will be lined on both  sides with grain elevators and flour  mills up to the bridge."  That, said Mr. -N. S. Fraser, president of the Ashcrof't Board of Tradt������,  was the statement of a veteran grain  man of Minneapolis, made to him in  1911, and the prediction that New  Westminster would become a second-  Minneapolis was' made ��������� after Mr.  Fraser has accompanied the visitor  on a careful and lengthy tour of the  Fraser from the Sandheads to Port  Haney. This trip was undertaken by  the grain man because he v/as studying the future of western shipments  of  wheat.���������Columbian.  FURNITURE  Selling al 25 per cent, off  We have a complete slock of Wicker Furniture including Rockers, Easy Chairs, Tahles,  Children's Rockers al prices-that will compare  with any mail order house.  HATS AND CAPS  for men and boys.     A most extensive range newly placed in slock direct from the makers.  Boots for Boys and Men ihal will stand the  wet weather.     Come and see them.  Sarvices will be held In St. Math-  or������py Sunday night at 7:36. Rev. A.  Harding Priest, vicar.  REGULAR PRICES NOT Specials  Tomato Catchup, a bottle .......... 19^  Pickling Vinegar, a gal. .........85^  Heinz Vinegar, white, a gallon ..$1.10  Cornflakes (S. C), .3 for .........35^  Gloss Starch, 2 for   ..._:. ...25^  Limited  ABBOTSFORD'S "STORE OF QUALITY"  feSfaAP'&t'"-  vmm>uym.wimmMwm  mmmmmmimmmmmmttimmm jwwry���������^"-"1"  m   t  $  SflB  %a  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  FRIDAY,   SEPTEMBER   2 9,   10?3  The fall fairs in tho Fraser Valley have not become  a memory of the past for the present year, but ..no  hope is expressed in  many cases that    nioro    enorgy  ror  will bo devoted to making each fall fair' a hi;  and bettor success next year; while on tho otbur  hand many exhibitors Im-vc said, 'What's the use of  exhibiting, people know what  1 grow, anytiow, etc'  But fail fairs have their place in the (arming community life.      It is an outing-'for father, mother and  all other members of the family.      Fall lairs are educative,  to the exhibitor us well 'as the    visitor,    but  could  be made much  more so  in  many ways.       The  competitive side is one that    has    brought    benefit,  profit and pleasure to many an exhibitor. Tho social  side is excellent in.'inding members    of-  the    community together.    It may be that not all    thc - small  fairs in the Fraser Valley      have    been the    success  that their officers could have wished, but    ther-e are  at the present many things'      working    against  this  success.   ' One of these factors is that of not enough  financial support from  the    government,    which  has  cut the appropriations.       Farming operations of the  very highest standard is required to make the-country  prosperous.       Thc  higher  the  standard  reached  the more life and energy will be displayed' in making  farming pay.'     Exhibition day is a testing day, and if  there were enough in it there    would be bigger and  better  displays.  Another factor that tends to keep the exhibitor  ' away' is the realization that these days farming does  no pay. The fruit is unmarketable, the fine potatoes  are made less valuable by foreign competition. The  same is true with other products. The man on the  land, Instead of being proud of what he can produce,  ��������� wishes he- were not in the business it is so unprofitable. How can he then contribute, as he should to  the success of his fall fair?  . "Farming should be taken out of politics," says  ���������Senator Taylor of New Westminster, and probably  right here is the crux of the whole matter. Politics  is responsible' for many things' in this connection, but  instead of the farmer going into politics to reform  the present state of affairs, he should organize and  make his demands. ' One man says' organization  and another says protect. Let's unite both during  the coming winter and see what effect it will have  on  next year's  business.  When a community elects officers for the agricultural fairs they should use them to make the  fair a success, not abuse them because they do not  do this or do that. ��������� A fault finder is not usually a  large contributor to displays. We often wonder  why men accept office at all in the face of such  dissatisfacton from so- many sources. Their heart  must be wholly in the interests'"of a good exhibition  of products, and decide to do the best they can, with  the possibilities of perhaps having good luck and  better support. No man will make a good president,  unless you come to him with the offer of support.  Swell him up. Mako his chest stick out with that support and the fair will always be a success. A president  is only human and does not give his best under fault  finding  conditions.  Not long ago the father, his armchair, and the  poems he enjoyed in it, were red rags to modernity.  Seeing them, you attacked, or cried: "Progress!"' and  passed on; Now you pause and smile upon their  quaintness.- Tennyson is already returning to power.  The wicked parent is acquiring a halo of benevolence.  Very soon revolutionary young women of the fashionable sort will put away their Oriental divans, and,  leaning their heads against antique antimacassars,  will  read the "Idylls of the King."���������London Times.  The stress that leaders' of thought throughout the  country are laying on the menace of disregard and  violation of the prohibition law is not misplaced.  Prohibition has been written into the Constitution  and enforcement has been written by Congress. It  is the law of the land, and as such demands the support of good citizens'. Disregards of one law makes  for disregard of all law. Lawlessness of any kind  is a challenge to the supremacy of government, which  depends on the maintenance of the supremacy of  law.���������Washington  Post.  There is no doubt in our mind that South Africa  spends more upon officials than it can afford under  present conditions and under those likely to obtain in  the near future: Remember there are only about  400,000 adult white males in all South Africa. Thous  ands of these must be included amongst the unemployed, the poor whites, the sick and the aged, and the  non-producers generally. Deduct from the balance  the public servants of all iknds', and the number of  white'men left to produce, or manage the production of, the wealth of the country, is extraordinarily  small.���������Johannesburg Times.  A vast body of women���������and men, for that matter  ���������ttre just waiting to be caught and labelled by those  who will go and seek them out In their homos and  brighten the monotony of their drab lives. To leave  such a field to the Socialist women preachers is folly;  but unless Conservative women emulate their example  the bulk of these electors will    assuredly be carried  off,into thc enemy's camp. Yet the natural instincts  of women,, unless all the philosophers and observers  are wrong, are towards Conservatism, as long as they  have anything which they feel is worth ' conserving,  and the idea of violent change is abhorrent to them,  especially if the, upshot of such change is doubtful.���������  London Telegraph. '  Men must be at least touched by culture, swayed  by,mortality and dominated by religion if they are to  handle helpfully the weapons which science put in  their hands. If their training is exclusively sci-1  .entific they will have a "view of life somewhat distorted and out of focus," for there are other truths  than   hers.���������Indianapolis  News.  Thc real  worth  of  graduates, now emerging from  the class-rooms to  take their places in life,  depends  upon their learning, much of which most of them understand as yet very little. They know about set tasks,  but they do not know the exaction of a job;      They  have missed association with    man    varieties of the  human race which the boy or girl who has gone from  school to work understand perfectly;      Their trouble  will be in getting on with people as they are.      This  ability is already possessed by most of the non-alumni.    They,  too,  need   broadening,  but of  a  different  sort.       Having learned    many of those    things    not  contained in books, it is incumbent on thorn to seek '  to round out an education, already valuable, by what  books can teach.���������Boston Globe.  aa������  >' 'Tis the heart's voice alone-can reach the heart."  ���������-De Mussett.'  The invention of the telephone resulted, not from an  effort,to find a means of communication, but from the  deep pity in the heart of the inventor, for those without  the ability to hear the human voice.  The range of the^ unaided voice is only a few feet;  but the same voice; speaking into the telephone may be  hoard a mile or three' thousand miles away. The inflections, the accents, the individuality are all transmitted  faithfully. , :, ���������        ' '     ,   *  The telephone stands ready day or night to transmit  your voice to relative, friend, or anyone with whom you  have need of speech. The telephone is the universal  instrument. ,       ,.,-���������  .->..--.,;.,,  British Columbia Telephone Company  Tho farmer government, having tho most exclusive tendencies, did not know how to satisfy the  wants of the population as a whole, who have therefore found it necessary to return to tho old parties  which gave better results'. Moreover, the farm group  had no experience of government, just as in tho caso  in the other province of the West, where uneasiness  is showing itself moro and more. Tho result of this  inexperience is that the debt in Ontario has been increased by $150,000,000, in only four years of farmer  government, a record, said someone, which has never  been equalled in the annals of British parliaments. It  is an experience which has thus cost the people of Ontario dear and a lesson to those provinces which have  not yet wished to launch out on a similiar adventure.  ���������Le Canada.  Colonel Harvey is to take back a reparation mes*  sage, thus furnishing additional evidence that we are  to remain aloof from all Euporean problems.���������Indianapolis  News.  Amundsen proves that he can be cautious' and sensible as well as daring and dashing. Probably here  is the secret of how he has managed to do so much  and come through unscathed.���������Detroit Free Press.  THE WORLD'S PRESS  Give us laws with teeth���������but let us not bite off  more than they can chew.���������New Orleans Times-Picayune ���������   ���������  Wh������n. you order printing you buy something  more-than paper and ink.  The best advertising talk in the world looks  vulgar artd commonplace if printed without  distinction. o  STYLE in printing is an art. Toil (jannot buy  it juet anywhere.  Chance is a poor mount, but capacity will carry a  man past the winning post more easily and more  surely.���������London  Express.  We "Imust bear in mind that the United States ��������� of  all the Allies suffered least from the war and it is' in  fact attracting many immigrants among factory and  construction workers of all sorts. It.is easily comprehensible that-with our large families a small  number will be found eager to seek their fortune In  the American Republic, where high salaries make  such play with the imagination. But we must not  forget that many have returned to us disillusioned,  while in every case farmers and their children have  had better opportunities in the province than in the  United  States.���������,Le Canada.  The cost of printing depends upon something  more t&an the profit which the printer puts upon  it.  Much depends upon his plant, his organization  his technical ability and experience.   -  ���������MtR .'-L���������- For tne best printing, something- distinctive and  .criminal, get an estimate from us.  . Hub Square  msmsmmimsmmMaBmma,  Mission City, B. G.  BUSINESS   FALLS   OFF  WHEN   VO PAPERS  JUST A-WEARYIN' FOR YOU  Just a-wearyin' for you,  All the time a-feelin blue,  Wishin'  for you, wonderin' when  You'll be comin' home again.  Restless,  don't know what to do,  Just a-wearyin' for you.  Room's so lonesome with your chair  Empty by the fireplace there,  Just cant stand the sight o' it;  Go out doors' and roam a bit;  But the woods is lonesome, too,  Just  a-wearyin'  for  you.   ���������  Comes the wind with sound that's jes'  Like tho rustlin' o' your dress;  An' the dew on flower an' tree  Twinkles like your steps to me;  Violets, like your eyes so blue���������  Just a-wearying' for you.  Mornin' comes, the birds' awake���������  Used to sing so for your sake;  But there's sadness' In their notes  That come trillin' from their throats;  Seem to feel your absence, too���������  Just a-wearyin' for you.  Evenin' comes, I miss" you more  When the dark glooms round the door;  Seems just like you orter be  There to open it for me.  Latch goes tihklin' thrills me  Seta   me   wearyin'   for you.  ���������Frank L. Stanton.  ' NEW YORK, Sept. 20.--Advertising is news. A dearth of women  shoppers at the height of the bargain season is laid to the fact that  New York is without newspapers.  Department store heads and shoppers, when interviewed, confirmed  the fact that shopping is decreasing each day the city goes' without  its  morning and evening papers.  A visit to the larger department  stores found them deserted in comparison to their usual rush. It does  not require the strategy of an aisle  mariner to negotiate the paths  through New York's great stores  these days.  Direct Cause of Slump  "The slump in shopping is caused by our inability to advertise in  the newspapers," asserted the executive of one of the/largest departmen  tal stores. "The first day oi tha  strike business was not so bad; the  impetus of the previous day's advertising carried us over.  "The second day it was^ worse. Today it is awful. Tomorrow and each  succeeding day we can not advertise it will be even more noticeable."  Clerks in the stores aro ready and  anxious to serve customers:���������to  break the monotony of idleness.  "We're like a lot of ornaments,"  said one saleswoman, who had notlu  ing to do but chew gum. "Usually  we have a guard around to keep  anxious and impatient customers  from mobbing us for service���������but  not so now. Don't tell me this  newspaper strike will last long. We  work on commission���������and" it's the  newspapers that bring, the people to  the stores."���������News item, Daily  Press.  ��������� Wm.   Atkinson'  General Auctioneer and Live  Stock  Specialist.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the %aaer Valley. Am familar  w'fth the different, breeds of live  stock and their values.  Address  ������U communications   to  Box 34 dhiinwaol', B. G*  EDO  Alex. S. Duncan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public,  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  Phouo 8601  P.'O.-'Box 00  MISSION OITY, B. 0.  J. H. JONES  Funeral  Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection/ Mission City  %  9)  m  ;     '4  ���������1:1  '<''���������  'm  !'' I  *-?I  < "J A  1  m  m  'il  i-1 j  t,'t[  11J  i'Vi  HI  - *1  (il  fil  i  ;d  ������������������IB ���������%*7  . ;"i;  3SS2SZ  THE ABBvOfSFbPJ)' P'OST  i'..ivm ii   i    -. il-nlnii'i"   iS^."^*"  A. R. GOSLING  AVIU3N YOU WANT  House and  Sign Painting  and  General  , House Repairs  Phone 34X - p.  ABBOTSFORD, B.  0. Box  G.  31  A. E. HUMPHREY  "B.C. Land Surveyor and  Civil Engineer  'taxes 1)0 NOT  Week in Calgary  doom   0   Hart  Box   428,  Block.   Chilliwack  CHILLIWACK  BARRISTERS and  SOLICITORS  OPKN   EVERY   EDIDAY  AIllSOXSFOItD,   1$.   0.  ��������� ^   m   ������������������>��������������������������� ���������JXHg  ALAN'M. BROKOVSKI  'AUCTIONEER and  VALUATOR  Auction Sales Conducted  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  LIVE STOCK a Special^  P. 0. Box 94  ��������� Time is Wasted  PRINCE ALBERT, Sask., Sept.  24.���������The Mackenzie King government was subjected to further crit-  icism  by Rt.  Hon.  Arthur Meighen;  - leader of the Conservative party, in  a speech here on Saturday night. Mr.  Meighen declared it was the privilege  of the opposition to criticise tlie gov-  - eminent rather than to lay down  any constructive policy, and the proceeded to deal with the government's  ' "twenty months of casual procrastin-  - ation and capacity to get anywhere."  He also"attacked the ��������� western press  for its attitude toward the'1 Conservative party.  For what he called tho    "present  masterly inactivity    of the C. N.  R.  ��������� toward branch lines," Mr. Meighen  declared the sole responsibility rested -upon the    prime    minister    and  ��������� his cabinet. Mr. Meighen disclaimed any connection with the action of  the Senate with giving the branch  lines legislation the six months'  hoist. It was well known in Ottawa  Mr. Meighen said, that the government did not want thfs branch lines  constructed and had adopted the  three-year programme of construction, instead of one year, well knowing what tho result would be.  The Conservative leader continued  his charges against the government  of not living up to its pre-election  pledges, including increased cash  gratuities to returned soldiers. The  Franco-Canadian .treaty he describe  ed as the most "disastrous commercial engagement" ever entered into  by this coutry.  The present royal grain inquiry  commission was doing lots of "toddling" but little else, he said, and  he would not be surprised to hear  ���������next that it proposed to visit Australia.  The speaker concluded a two  hours' address by affirming his belief that the country must return to  the two old political parties. It was  impossible for government to be  carried on under the present system  of groups.  The weather this week has been  cool up to Friday, with but little  sunshine. Today (Friday) it looks  wintry and about an inch of snow  has' fallen. \    '  Tho fruit and vegetable trade has  been fair at both country and city  points.  Local vegetables are beginning to  sjijo^ puiup jo-s.iooqoq>inoa eill,  ���������optui UW)0.l OU/)  oi (puiufi oiuquns) luouiuSisuoo  uo     9.1-b    oiuos  pun   pqi iu 3U|U'B'}0.1  01U0S   90S' 8A\     /?9llJtHU   9in    UO   3lUp  u    e.vs    sgjddBqiuo    quopuoosmuj,  ���������uioin uo dn Suiuuoio sj p>j.njui  OUJ,  'SlUOO   (Ji   }U Sllt[{ttp.l   pirn  's}uo;>  02,"      ?������      3lIflUS0[0lJAV      9.11?   S9UUJJ  ���������S90I.UI   UIJ11  ���������}v.    pojjooq    si /[ileitis utiSuiniJio "ill  JO   JIUIJ   .10A0 ")B0A\l[1.lO1VJ   91H   -IOAO  J[W  '.V.lOUOfl ,S[   llO|l|A\   0'|  .10(1   o0'L!i   P������  -oucApn oaui[ so;)|.tfj ".)uoiudaoui 9i(in  -.lopisuot) in'.A\ pooii si  |0}[.imu uojuo  Ol|J, -pilUlUOp   IIJ   Uftlflll   Sf  ^.19190  ���������(iinoo  -Ot   Rtin      u0  OAOUI      0-)   p.IUl{   9.1T1  H9{l(i  -dns .ioi|.iuo oii.L -.ioquio-)dos ui oaoij  HOAjAvoKiioq a"([ ouop sj Suipmid ei\i  \o isoiu Tiun^omu p[iioqs saoddjqg  ���������90.1WOS   A\l0A  c.n? qouiAV 'soo^uuoj uoo.iS 3utpnioui  j;iiis Sii!i>|;pl .ioj pmuuop poo3 t; sj  0.13'IX ,'oonpoJd '0 -a: o:) qov\<1 oaiS  arc rolling their Italian prunes* to  Calgary on consignment, to two  firms.  The B. ,C. shippers have shown  good judgment in tlie Wealthy apple  deal. So far no Mcintosh apples  have arrived on this market, and in  order to clean up about 40 cars of  crated Wealthies, prices were dropped to 75 cents per crate F.O.B.  shipping point. These are being  picked lip by the trade very rapidly.  A car of Hatzic pears (Boussocks)  arrived on this market "during the  week and sold at $2.00 wholesale.  They cleaned up in one day.  Vernon Wealthies arriving slightly  under-ripe.. ', Penticton Wealthies  arriving   in   good   condition.  Car arrivals1 from Sept. 13 to 19  are as follows:  B.'J~C.���������13 mixed fruit   and vege-  Vancouver Market  Wholesale "Report  Vancouver, Sept','- 18i  As will be noted in tho list of  imports there has been a considerable falling off in all lines -.but  peaches. This condition is due v to  the increased receipts of B. C. products'. Tlie market is .now liberally  supplied in all lines but the exception  mentioned.  Bartlett pears, from the Lower  Mainland and Vancouver Island are  moving as low as $1.2f> per box unwrapped. These are not culls . but  pears of good quality. The price  ranges up from this to as high as  $3.00 for the best, grade ' with the  hulk of tho sales nearer the lower  figure.  'Apples' are also plentiful at .$1.-00  per box up, the low figure being for  crated fruit of small size. Mcintosh  Reds from the Okanagan came in  during tho week while the deal in  Wealthies is in full swing. A few  Jonathans havo been brought in from  across, the line.  Heavy stocks    of    Italian    prunes  CAUSE  I'OVKIJTY  I  VICTORIA, Sept. 24.-Far-me].s  of British Columbia can not justly  dame the Provincial Govern in out  lor their failure to make fanning  Pay, Premier Oliver declared in an  address before the Metcho.siu  ers' Institute.  "Of  all  the eighteen     millions of  dollars which  wo collect in revenue  less than    $1,000,000   comes       '    '  levies on  improved land,"  P  CULLING   TJI'E   FLOCK  1-Yuu-  from  the  and the price has  been  to the low lovel of  fiOtf  order to effect    sales' of  volume to take   care of  de-  per  suf-  the  tables; 6 apples; 5  mixed vegetables;  plums; 1 pears.  .Imported���������2  pears;  grapes.  mixed   fruit;  3    prunes;  3 peaches;   2  are in  clined  box in  ficient  supply.  : Peaches continue to arrive in increasing volume from the neighboring, state of Washington, the volume  during the past week being the  heaviest so far this - season. - The  price was held steadily at $1.25- per  box..The receipts from B. C. sources  continue to be negligible by comparison.  In the tomato* deal the Upper  country shipper is up against a  heavy local drop as farvas the coast  is concerned. Growers on - the Delta  are selling to peddlers at 2^ per lb.,  the same low price being also quoted away from the "Row" , and has  the effect of slackening up sales  there.  The upper coluntry is shipping  cantaloupes more freely this year  than ever before. Some shipments  have arrived in a soft condition but  later arrivals' have been more satisfactory. Honeydew melons have  also been  shipped from  this source.  said  remier. <  "Let me tell you as Premier and  as a farmer that it is not the taxes  you pay to the province that Icoeps  you poor. Taxes are not thc cause of  your failure to meet expense's.  "The trouble with, farming today  is that, it costs more lo produce and  transport your-goods when thev are  sold. . It does not require a "wise  man to tell you "that, but it does require a wise man to find the solution. You can put most of the  blame on the inordinate greed that  seems inherent in humanity���������the  of capital and the greed of  which loaves the people who  can not organize to be satisfied with  crumbs, like the dog that sits  the rich  man's table."  By the use of    the    trapnest    the  ���������Hock may ,bo accurately    culled    so  that only those birds which have given   a   profitable  production   need  be  retained;   but  for tho. vast majority  'Jt  larmcrs and poultry keepers    this  method   is  not    practicable    In   that  l-rapnoscing takes more    time    than  thoy are able to devote to it. Therefore it  becomes  necessary' for  those  who do not use trapnests to use the '  certain,   but.   still    practicable,  culling    by    visual    evi-  of  loss  method  dence  The heavy-laying  sprightly and active  will have a cloan-cut  and   prominent  cyos,  hens will be  in, appearance,  head, lean face-  a 'large"moist  greed  labor,  :an  (ho  under  Province of Ontario  Threshing has been general the  past week and the yield is better  than expected. Weather conditions  have been favourable ' for ensilage  corn and roots. The apple crop will  he fair. Pastures are in good condition in most localities.' The land is  in good shape'for" plowing and some  fall wheat has been planted,  and  Malagas,  1,548   -lugs;     Grapes,  Washington Prices'  Wash.  Elberta peaches  $  .f5fi  Wash. Italian Prunes, Yakima..     .45  ditto        Spokane   40  Wash. Bartlett Pears, Fancy .... 2.00  ditto        C grade   1.65  Wash. Assorted Fall pears    1.65  Wash.  Anjous,  Fancy    2.50  Ont.  Elberta Peaches,  6-qt 45  ditto ll-qt 80  Ont. Concord Grapes, 6 qt 32  vent and full abdomen which will  1)0 soft and pliable. After she--has  laid heavily for a time, if she is of  the yellow-skinned variety, the color  will have faded from her vent, eye-  ring, beak and shanks, and her plumage will look the worse for- wear,  thc feathers of thc tail in all probability being badly broken from rubbing against the sides of the nest  box   .  Ft  show  - ,   .*_  Regina Market  Dr.-Sutherland, .minister of public  works' for the province is touring  the Peace River district by a boat  which was built for the purpose.  POTATO   FATR  The Second Annual Provincial,  Potatoe Fair will be held in Victor  ia November 12th to 17th, under the  direction of the Department-of Agriculture working in co-operation with  the Victoria Chamber of Commerce.  Reduced rates are being granted on  the railroads. Prizes are being given for certified and , uncertified  seed,  also commercial stock.  is safe to cull all birds'      that  decidedly   weak   constitutions;  those that show great ago; and those  that are coarse in the head, thick in  the' skin and    show'   heavy internal  deposits of fat.    This last condition  is  evidenced by a  full     hard  abdomen. Besides these indications there  are others���������the opposite of what    is  expected in a good layer���������that, taken  collectively,  are fairly sure.  ���������    A dry puckered    vent,    or a    dry  shrivelled   comb,     in;' cate   that  the  hen  is not laying at*'the time';   rich  yellow legs', and  beak    usually indicate that the hen has laid very few  eggs or that she has    taken a sufficiently  long     rest to   ��������� allow     the  color time to   return;     smooth  lus- -  trous plumage indicates    that there  has probably been no great drain on ;  the   system   and   unbroken   plumage ,  indicates that she has probably not  spent much time in the nest.  While it takes experience to cull  accurately whore close cullng is desired, tlie wise poultry keeper will  not hesitate to make a start, as the  rank wasters may be readily recognized even by the inexperienced.  With increased experience close culling may be practised.��������� Experimental Farms Note.  A way of reducing thc wear on the  coil vibrator with battery ignition is  periodically to reverse the -direction of the current flow through the  system.  You' can raise a boy on love, but  there aro times when you must apply  it to the seat of his pants.  Regina,- Septemebr 19.  The market"has been fairly active  on all lines and the demand from  the country has been heavy. Wealthy-  apples -have, been arriving in very  fine condition and the Fancy pack  has shown on the whole very good  color. Ontario tomatoes are again  on the market and are a good  sample, also grapes and cantaloupes.  Car Arrivals Sept. 13 to 19, inc:  B. C.���������-7 apples; 15 fruit and  vegetable;   2 prunes;   5  mixed fruit.  Man.���������1 cabbage;  1 melon.  Ont.���������1 fruit and vegetable; 1  grape.  Imported���������2 peaches; 1 sweet  potato.  SEATTLE   LETTERGRAM  EMPRESS OF CANADA  ESTABLISHES NEW RECORD  Seattle, Sept.  20 th  Pacific       Cranberry Exchange  names the opening of four fifty .per  box (third of a barrel) for Northwest. Crop-.figured at fifty thousand  boxes with quality up to average.  Late apples arriving more freely.  Local sales two or two fifty on Jonathans. Two fifty for Winter Bananas  and. Mcintosh. Onion market firmer all along the Coast, now three  dollars on Globes here. Old crop  potatoes about gone.  EDMONTON  Bilious Headache  9 brew a cup of Celery King��������� ������  natural herbs and roots���������a gentlo  laxative and purifier. Tones up  the liver and stimulates digestion.  Makes you feel bright and vigorous.   30c and 60c, at druggists.  S2Kt=  Step that Be ugh  Edmonton, Sept. It9h.  This market is still getting apples  by express. These are coming from  Chilliwack. This look.g foolish on  the part of the grower and unfair to  the commission"agents here. The express on a crate of apples is around  $1.30 and the price here is $1.40 to  $1.60.  Car Arrivals', Sept. 9 to 15:  B. C.���������7 prunes;  15  mixed fruit;  1 tomatoes;  1 onions; 1 mixed fruit  and   vegetables.  Swift Current  ONE-  END  OP  TM&  .SWINSMING  PO O  L.  O N  THE  CANADA   n__  ^^^^MM^^P^'P^PP^S^^ & 'iff  It distresses you and your friends  ���������it is dangerous. A few drops, of  Shiloh, the 60-year old remedy,  brings immediate relief. $l$ph  stops that irritating tickling: in the  throat, loosens the phWm and  heals the tissues. Get SKfloh, at  <3your druggists, 30c, 60c andfi.20.������  Swift Current,  Sept.   18.  The weather has been ideal in this  district for harvesting, and threshing is general.  B.C. fruit has been moving better  the past ten days than it has in this  district for some years.  There Is a big demand for prunes,  peaches, pears, also crabapples.  Wealthies have been coming in in  wonderful condition, both wrapped  and crates being exceptionally good  pack.  Car Arrivals from Sept. 12 to 19:  Wash.���������2 poaches and  prunes.  B.C.���������9 mixed cars to Swift Current; 7 mixed cars to country points.  &/v\PRESS-OF CANADA -  If OLLOWX&G the announcement that the Canadian  Pacific liner "Empress of Canada" has been  chosen to show the world to 500 tourists in a 80,000  mile Rounds the World cruise, leaving New York in  January ��������� nexfc, oomvea tto news that this majestic vessel !kas added to her laurels by establishing a new  tra^s-P^alfic- record. On her last eastward voyage,  the "Enapress of Canada" made the run from Yokohama to Vancouver in 8 days, 10 hours and 55  minutes, nearly eight hours less  than the previous  record which was established in 1914, and held since  by the "Empress of Russia," a sister ship. The average speed of the "Canada" on her record trip was  2Q.6  knots  per hour.  As with all Canadian Pacific liners the speed attained was no more than was compatible with safety  in the opinion of the Commander of the vessel, and  comfort for the passengers.  The "Empress of Canada" with a gross tonnage of  22,000 tons has accommodation for 1.766 passengers  @f all classes and a crew of 547.   Of ner cargo space  QUEEN  OF TMEr PACIFIC '  a large portion has been fitted for the carriage of  silk and refrigerated cargo.  The first class accommodation is indeed of the  premiere classe, including luxurious suites with private bathrooms in addition to the single, double and  family rooms. The staterooms are of the most modern type, a telephone system between all rooms and  offices affording an additional attraction to travellers.  There is even a well appointed swimming pool on  board with a gymnasium adjoining. The large lounge  provides ample room for concerts and the moving pictures which are a special feature of the Canadian Pacific service. It was remembered when designing  tho interior of the Empress of Canada that she wa������  for semi-tropical service and the rooms are large and  airy, and the last word in marine architecture.  Captain Hailey, R.N.R., the ship's Captain is well  known on both the Atlantic and Pacific, having joined  the Canadian Pacific as junior officer on the "Empress of Japan" in 1900, and he is the recipient of  many congratulatory messages on his distinction as  Commander of the fastest and best appointed ship,  on the Pacific.  -i-IIByt'l,1 l  fir !������������*)���������) V*"  **  t\ i-������ J  jw 'THE ABBOTSFORD POST  FKASK.lt   VALLEY    LOCALS  uare Service  Alwavs prompt, polite service at White's Butcher Shop,  such attention naturally gowiih a.u mi-to-date Oold olor-  age service as we give.    We always want you to get \vha(  you pay for. , Our service is al your command.  ' ABBOTSFOIU) JIKAT.MAKKliT  S. F."WHITE.  B.   C.   Phone   41.  Fa-rinwft' Phone 1809  Abbotsford, B.C..  Buying and Selling    Chickens is one    branch    of our  that is growing.    We" arc in a    position to buy or    sell  quantities.  llll'di  in    1  noss  argo  J. J.  Essendene Avenue  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Mr. and Mrs. F. J. It. Whitchelo  and daughter, Phylis, visited in Vancouver on Thursday.  Mr. Lome McPhee is spending a  few days at his home here.  Mrs. Thompson and daughter,  Doris, of Vancouver, are the guests  of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. McMenemy.  Mr. Wm. Insley of New Westminister is the. guest of Mrs.    M. F. In-  Blev- -, ,,  Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Miller and Mr.  and Mrs. II. Brown, visited in Bellingham on Monday.  Mrs. Hamilton or Vancouver has  been the guest of Mrs.  Hutchinson.  The Misses Gemmel. who for the  past six weeks "have been visiting  their sister, Mrs. lluggms, have returned to their homo in Ontario.  Miss Emmie Alder of Sodro  Wooley visited with her sister, Mrs.  Bedlow, at the week-end.  Mrs. Leslie Trethewey has moved  to Harrison Mills, where she and  Mr. Trethewey will reside for the  present.  Mr. Ernest. Chester of Vancouver  was a recent visitor at the home of  his parents in Ahbolsfoid.  Mr. C. S. Wright, who has boon  visiting his old home on the Prairies,  has  returned  homo.  Luncheon will be servod to tlie  laymen of the Deanory of Yale in  the Parish Hall on Thursday, October 4th, at 1 p. m. The chief spcakei  will be the Bishop of Huron.  The annual Sunday School rally  day will be observed in the Presbyterian Church next Sunday. Sunday  School will open at. 10:30 a. m. and  at 11. o'clock the regular church service will be held in which the Sunday School scholars will join. Special printed programmes will be used  at the service and appropriate music  rendered.  The annual meeting of the Men's  Club will be held in the Parish Hall  next Tuesday evening, when election of officers will take place.  Mrs. J. K. McMenemy, Miss E.  McMenemy, Mrs. McClenahan and  Mrs. W. Buker motored to Vancouver  on Thursday, returning by the U. S.  In the prize list of tho Abbotsford Fair printed in last week's issue, for the best collection of flowers, tho name Mrs. Rodgcrs was given, which should have been the Misses Rodgers. We take pleasure in  making this correction. Tho Misses  Rodgers have a wonderful riower  garden and supply all the flowers  for decoration in the Presbyterian  Church.  Dr. Farrow, Mrs, Farrow and  daughter of Spokane and Mr. and  Mr.s. Farrow and daughter of Vancouver, wore tho guests.of Mr. and  Mrs. Lorne Karrow at !iie week-end.  The Messrs. Farrow are uncles of  Mr.  Lome  Karrow.  Mrs. L. Carsncr of Bell Ingham  was the recent guest of her .mother,  Mrs.  Mathews.  Mr. James Dpwnic has returned  home from attending the convention  of blind soldiers, held in Toronto,  and  reports a   most enjoyable  trip. ���������  Mrs. Taylor, Sr. of tho McKenzie  Road  has returned home from  New  ���������...���������- -... .mmjumm^mmuMm.  Westminster, whore    she visited her  son, Mr.  A. Taylor.  Alex. Mitchell, seven year old son  of Mrs. Mitchell, had his left hand  severely injured on Saturday, when  playing wilh fuse caps which he had  picked up in the road. He was treated in the M.-S.-A. Hospital, and the  hand   is   healing  nicely.  Mr. Cooper of Aldergrove, who has  been an inmate of the M.-S.-A. Hospital suffering with injured ribs, is  now convalescent.  Mr. W. W. Grott of St. Nicholas  has gone up to Chilliwack to assist  with the working of mineral claims  in which he is interested.  ' Mrs. Barton, who has been visiting  in Vancouver' for the past week, has  returned home.  Mr. and Mr.s. DcLarney of Blaine,  visitod at Mrs. M. F. .Insley's home  on  Sunday.  Mis-s Phylis Whitchelo entertained  at a pleasant birthday party on  Monday evening. A delightful time  was spent, and the guests all'wished  their little hostess many happy returns of thc day.  Miss Ross, who has recently completed the nursing course in the  Vancouver General Hospital, has  Keen ihe guest, of Mrs. Lome Farrow  and has now returned to her home in  Alberta.  Mr. Humphreys of the C.N.R. construction camp, was severely cut by  a saw. lias been receiving treatment  in (he M.-S.-A.. Hospital and is progressing nicely.  Mrs C. Chittick of Seattle, and  Mr. and Mrs. C. Duncan of Edmonds,  visited Mr. and Mrs. R. Duncan at  tho   week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. R. IT. 15by attended  the Fair at Lyndon on Thursday.  Tho Right Rev. David Williams  Bishop of Huron, will be the speaker at the meeting of tho Laymen of  the Deanery of Yale, to be held here  on  October 4th  Mr. and Mrs. A. Lee motored to  Lyndon on Thursday and visited the  Fall   Fair there.  Mr. and Mrs. McMenemy and family motored over to Lynclen to attend  the Fair on Thursday afternoon.  The Messrs. Sam and Ernest Trethewey havo gone on a visit to Alberta.  Miss Agnes Gillen and her brother  Mr. .lames Gillen returned to Vancouver on Monday where I hey will  continue  their studies in  Ihe   tf.R-.C.  Mr. F. 1'oultor and daughters,  Ida and Margaret of Everett, Wash.,  passed Uirou;;li Abbotst'ord at tho  week-end on their way to visit with  friends in Aldergrove.  Mr. and Mrs. Koi'd and Mr. and  Mis. Cameron of Vancouver wore the  recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ford.  Mr. A. George has returned from  the Military Hospital, Vancouver,  and  is much  improved  in  health.  Mrs G I'hihhfi of Vancouver is  the guest of Mrs. W. .Roberts...  Miss Wmeborg has boon chosen as  assitsaut teacher at the local High  School. Sho comes to Abbotst'ord  highly   recommended.  A special mooting of thc Huntingdon Women's institute was held on  Sept. it) at tho home of Mrs. Murphy, when final arrangements were  made for entertaining tour neighboring Institutes at the home of Mrs.  Lvim Curtis on October 4. Delegates  appointed to the conference were:-  Official, Mrs. M. S. Simonds; ln-  ���������ilitulu, Mrs.. E. L. Winson.  Tynolioad has two lady teachers,  Miss Wrath and Miss Ireland.  Tho iUurrnyville baseball team aro  the champions of the Delta International League. They^ wero defeated  3 tinios in   14 gamt'S.v  Mia, Annie McLennan, wife, of  Cain. Jas. H. McLennan died on Fri-  day at White Rock.  Considerable road work is being  done on the Yale road by the provincial government a short distance east  of Aldergrove, near the , Hemphill  property. The work includes straightening out the road at this point for  a considerable distance and cninils  tho construction of an entirely .new  roadbed. Previously there wore a  number of curves on this particular  section and thc work now underway  will make a. groat improvement.  Newton has a community ��������� hall  now.  The new agricultural hall at Aldergrove will bo ready for the fair  this  week.  Tho Now Westminster annual tax  sale will be held on Oct. 1st. There  are likely to bo big bargains.  The shingle mill at Sullivan was  completely destroyed by fire- on Friday  lilHt.  MivT. L. Baker of "the Fraser,  Valley Honey Belt" brought homo a  wonderful record of prizes for his  honey at the provincial fair. He also  won prizes at Gifford and Abbots-  rord-Sumas fairs.  Tho 'honey belt of the Fraser Valley" includes St. Nicholas, Clayburn,  Mt. Lehman, Bradner, Milner and  Clovcrdale districts'.  Since tho rains last week Pt.  Moody lias a plentiful supply of  water,  Oxford's store at Port Moody has  been enlarged.  Coijuitlam babies were conspicuous among the prize winners' in the  Better Babies' Contest at the recent  New Westminster Exhibition. Mr.  and Mrs. J. Stretch's son, Bruce  Lynn, was the best boy under six  months'. Florence, the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Wilfrid Saver, came  second in the class for girls under  six months. On the class for twins,  Margaret and John, the children of  Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Treeise, won tlie  second prize. )  The New Westminster grand jury  will not inspect the penitentiary this  year according to word roceved from  Ottawa,  Mr, D. Johnson of New Westminster lias been appointed instructor of  Manual Training for the Surrey  Schools and it is expected that the  classes will be in full swing shortly.  The Mage Timber and Investment  Company are establishing an up-to-  date camp on Pitt River.  Port Moody has made an issue of  $2 0,000 in bonds' which was purchased by an American firm at 97.  Two ladies of Port Coquitlam,  members of the W. I. were recently  presented with silver spoons with  the names and dates of birth of tlioir  children engraved on them, at the  September meeting.  A party of seven left in two cars  from Clovcrdale last week for Tia  Juana, Mexico.  Beginning Oct. 20 vessels will  sail from Vancouver to England via  Panama Canal monthly. The first  vessel to make the trip is "The Canadian Winner."  Mr, Robert W. Mcintosh, owner of  the old Caledonian Hotel at New  Westminster prior to the big fire,  passed away recently at the age of  73.  Mrs. Graham, aged 82, has' a splendid collection of lace knitting at the  Whoiinock fair.  A sturgeon, 11 ft. 8 in. long and  weighing 503 pounds was recently  caught in the Fraser River near Hammond by Cyril T. Smith.  ���������Mr. and Mrs. McAllister of Cumberland have taken over the Hammond Hotel.  Mr. J. B. Martyn of Haney has  returned from a trip to Bruce, Ont.  Mr. and Mrs. McTavish of Pitt  Meadows have moved to Silverdale.  Rev. Win. Reid and his wife of  Port Haney have returned from a trip  to  Shawnigau   Falls,  Quebec.  kassk. ?kJ  3338523553  in all kinds, colors -unci price:; for Men  and Boys���������1\ lull line ol' Swcalers and  Jerseys jus I in.  COME IN. AND SEE THEM  ALBERT LEE, Baker and Grocer  NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage Licences Issued  REAL ESTATE���������Money <o Lonn on (iiood Kami Mortgages  A. McCallum  THE  IMlOHLtt.M OP  BUYING  GROCERIES  is not one to be lightly put  aside with the idea that groceries can be bought anywhere. Groceries supply  srength and stamina to human beings and they should  ���������be bought on the basis of  their purity and nourishing  qualities. Our groceries  represent purity unexcelled.  They nourish. Our prices  are   right!  Over 500 now pi>.|(ei'ii������ <>1' imported Old (.'oiuilf.v Tweeds jiml W<>rs(edfl  to selec! your new fall suit from at  AVIiitcliisIn'n,  SASKATOON  Saskatoon, Sept. 20.  Fruit business active. Most of the  fruit arriving from B. C. and is vory  line. Mcintosh apples are beglnnlag  to conic in. Wealthies in crates exceptionally large, may of them good  color, Myslop crabs largo and welt  colored. Elberta poaches good size  and fine condition, very few being  overripe.  Can  Arrivals, Sept. 13 to 19:  B. C.���������15 mixed fruit;  11 apples';  _ 6" prunes; 3 mixed fruit   and    vege-  .. tables; 1 peaches.  |     Out.���������1 grapes;  1    mixed    plums  and grapes.  b     Imp.���������2 peaches; 1 mixed fruit.  WOULD CHANGE THE  COURSE OF ROAD TO  AVOID   STEEP   HILL  LANGLEY FORT, Sept. 2'4.���������An  agitation has been started by residents' of Langley Fort to have the  course of the River Road diverted  at tlie east end of the town so as to  eliminate the excessive grade a-  round the site of the old Hudson's'  Bay fort. This particular stretch of  road, in addition to having a bad  grade, is also practically impassable  during the rainy weather on account of the sandy formation of the  surface. Even during the summer  months it is not in the best of condition and the majority of the residents feel that the only solution of  the difficulty is to put in an entirely new road at the foot of the  bluff, running parallel to the C. N.  R. tracks.  It is understood that the road at  one time did follow this route,  which was afterwards expropriated  by thc railway company for its  right-of-way, leaving only the present course. This has been used for  a number of years, until now with  the increase in traffic, it Is felt that  the bad hill should be done away  with and a new road built. There  is sufficient room between the  tracks and the foot of the bluff"for  the proposed road, it is stated, so  that there appears to bo no reason  why it should not be constructed.  The matter is being taken up with  the Langley Board of Trade, while  tho municipal council will he Importuned to give the matter its consideration. Tf the plan is adopted, the  expense, it is expected, .will be very  slight, and the road would then connect up with the present one at the  point where the latter is crossed by  the railway. Supporters of the  scheme claim that this would be  much more satisfactory to all parties concerned.  PACIFIC HIGHWAY IN  WASHINGTON   FINISHED  OLYMPIA, Wash.. Sept. 24.���������The  Pacific Highway paving, from the  state line on the south to Vancouver, B.C., on the north was' completed  today and will be open for traffic in  about a month. Th������ last 421 feet  of the paving is hardening, and the  opening will be marked by a celebration  of  inter-state  extent.  With the opening of the road,  there will be a paved thoroughfare  from the Mexican line well into  Canada, with .the exception of some  miles of unpaved road in Northern  California.  '  GROWTH OF BUSINESS  IS KEEITNG PACE  WITH GROWTH OF TOWN  Mr. A. Hulton Harrop returned  from Vancouver this' morning (Friday), having spent several days  there in having a new tank built for  his gas-distributing car. There seems  to bo quite a lot of improvements  going on around where Mr. Harrop,  does business. He just moved Into  a handsome, comfortable, tidy little  office just south of the gas station,  and he says that the building of this  orflce is only one of the big improvements that arc to follow, made necessary by the growth of the .business,  of which ho is manager. Rarly In  the spring the gas station will be extended towards the ori'ice about HO  feet, giving more room, which is  very much needed. Mr. Harrop delivers gas to thc garages in Matsqui  and as far west as Aldergrove, besides the home town. As representative of tho Imperial Oil Co. in Abbotsford ho deserves credit for the  growth, and extension of the business.    ...   ��������������� i ill "������.i������itfFw* ai������>'f!m,ijjPi  ,JLl-,  gtiftji  svTn ������*

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