Clipped From The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack of Twenty Years Ago Of interest to old and new readers. From The Progress of June 29, 1893 Born On Fairfield Island, on the 11th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Robert George Ballam, a son. The first issue of the Mission City News, published by A. H. Howell, appeared last week. It is an eight - page journal. Mr. Guy W. Walker has commenced business in the store next to Jas. Munro. The weed bylaw is not being enforced throughout the valley. Plenty of burdocks and thistles are uncut and going to seed. Maxwell Stevenson has secured the contract for the erection of a handsome school house on the site of the present school building at Sardi3. The contract price is $665.00. J. D. P. Knox, the popular minister at Cheam, left here for his new charge at Langley. Jno. McLeod is preparing to build on the land purchased from H. Stade, at Elk Creek. M. Brannick, of Elk Creek, is building a new home.