Clipped From The Chilliwack Progress
FALUTATOllY. In ci)Ji.iing npon tliis new euteiprise in this uew field it will he onr purpose to so shape the policy of this paper that it may become 60 useful to every citizen ot the beautiful Chilliwuck valley, and tbeir interest will be bo well subserved that they will fetl the necessity of giving us a full, hearty and generous tupport. We shall, in a straight forward, honoruble way, employ cur beet euer - giea, and engage all tho resources at pur command to advance the interests )f the Chilliwack valley and the pr gres8 of British Columbia. yfrj In politics we si. all pursue.ve sny - independent policy, auiLr that the jndopeudeut we mtwfiilo we firmly word implies. abject servant or refuse to Uy' party or clique, our slave j?ll always be open to a free ccMtcral db - cussion of all questions which may be of interest and benefit to the public. We are most decided in our Dpiuiou that there is a grand future iu store, both for the Chilliwack valley and the great province of British Columbia with all her varied and iuexhauslnblo resources. Now then upon the broad gronuds of stiiut integrity ol purpose, coupled with the wide, liberal principal of equality to all, and with a thorough and Hnfliuchingdt termination to build up the various industries of this com munity, that iu the near future we may look upon the length and breadth of this beautiful, fertile valley aud say to the world as we lift the veil, "Look upon the prettiest, richest aud best spot on earth!'' We appeal to the farmers, mechanics and business nieu of the Chilliwuck valley for a libel a! support. Let us faithfully labor, shoulder to shoulder, each in the interest of the other, thereby subserving the best iutercsts of each other. It wiil be entirely unnecessary fur us to enlarge upon tho necessity of advei Using, - as every business man well knows tho great advantages that tho success of a newspaper almost wholly depends upon the support the business men give it by way of Jiboral patronage of its advertising polumus, aud more especially is this necessary to a paper struggling in its infancy. A word tc the wise is sufficient. To make a local paper thoroughly interesting to the greatest number it is quite important that wo have, as co - laborers, iv largo number of local correspondents, therefore we invite any oue who is at all interested iu the successof this ptper to send us in each wsek all the little items of news which nny occur iu your respective localities.