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 '���������!vy  9W&  t.VS  l>IJt  a?*-.---.t  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Voj, XVII.,. No. 23.  ���������"mac  ABBOTSFORD, B, C.  FRIDAY, APRIL  12, 1919  ^H*>8  $1.00 per Year  Letter Frdrft. India  (From tlie  Kr.-iscx  Valley Kccoru)  To oar- new premises on Main Street where we will be  pleased to see all our old customers and many new ones.  We have aclctal GASOLINE, TIRES and OILS to our  full line of Ford parts.   ���������  See the K.K. Auto Repair.expert when you have any  car troubles. ...  Seven passenger Cadillac FOR HIRE.  Farmers' Phones-One short, one long', one short  B. C Long l)istance-r-86.  1J> M���������Residence Phoue  mi^u..vflli1l,H|lj.������lJml.l1n  ���������.JDUJD" FLIES IN FRANCE  (From  the Fraser Valley Kecord)  In a recent    communication   from  Diiti Bryant he says:   "Ever since    I  have  been in France I  have a J ways  longed to go up in an aeroplane, so  , on  Monday afternoon,-    my    chance  came as an aeroplane landed in our  of the fields near the Baths.    It was  one of the small ones, so 1 went over  .to take a  look'at it,  and I pleaded  with the aviator to give me a ride in  it.    He said he couldn't do it, but after considerable persuasion he offered  to take me up with him, so 1 got in  anl strapped myself in the seat with  the life belt, pulled the leather crash  helmet down over my head and ears  und strapped on some goggles, took a  tight , hold   on   the   seat   (that   you  would have to pry loose with a crowbar) and yelled that I was ready, he  told me not to touch any of the controls while we  were in  the    air,     I  didn't bother about any controls as 1  was very anxious to come clown the  proper way and not by tryiug to beat  any long distance falling records. We  started off along over the ground like  a drunken grasshopper and the next  ���������thing I knew it  seemed      like    the  ground was failing away from under  me and  we  were  climbing nght  on  up in tlie air, he kept climbing and  climbing  until  I   thought something  had gone  wrong already and all we  could   do   was   climb,   when   all   my  thoughts  and  ideas were,  that    the  proper thing to  do now was to get  back to mother earth but the engine  was making so much noise I couldn't  tell  him, so I just swallowed, no, I  tried  to swallow but couldn't make  the bend, so I dug my fingers deeper  into  tho iron rail, I got up enough  nerve to look over the side just a minute  till  I   got  my  breath   back,   for  even  the  remembrance  of  that  first  look floors me.    Well, after that first  look all my fears left me, for every  thing was so interesting, so new and  beautiful  (can you imagine a soldier  using that  word)  but it was, that  I  forgot to be afraid.    I was too busy  craning my head around for fear I'd  miss seeing something as I had made  up my mind first in two-minutes.that  this was going to be my last and only  flight so I wanted to see everything  while I was conscious. He had climbed  up   to   an  altitude   of   7000   foot  and'we were travelling along about  9 5 or a 100 miles an hour and'it did  not seem to me that we were travelling fast at all, as we were only up  it. Just  think  you   ocould     look  straight out over the nose of the ma-  chnie and see a straight line running  up and down, so I thought, and wondered-what it was, and     when    we  reached the ground he said it was the  horizon.'    Now I think that is going  too far with a man's life when  the  old earth gets so skittish that it turns  up on its side for you, well, its time  to stop drinking or flying���������one of the  two.    All of a sudden I felt a rush oi  air against the side of my head, then  my lights went out, well, after I got  ray bearings and he told me later that  Vv6  had   done   the  side-slip   as   they  call it, and we had fallen about 1000  feet doing it.    Now life to me by this  time was not worth worrying about,  so  I  gritted'my teeth and  thought,  well, you big fool you would go up,  now  quit whining and act like  yoa  are enjoying yourself.    We straightened out' and circled over the fields  and went up about 9 000 feet at least  He said we were up about 1 1-2 miles  He reached over and rapped ine on  tlie shoulder and pointed down and  incidentally   I   noticed  he   was   only  using one hand to run the machine,  but what could I do.     I couldn't jump  out and  all  the yelling  I   could  do  would not be heard for the noise of  the engine.     But the glorious part is  now coming. He tired of flirting with  ihe undertaker, went into a spiral and  we glided down to earth and Ave hit  ir like a duck hits a pond.    I wanted  to jump out and kiss    the    ground.  Nothing ever looked so good.      Oen  has not the slightest idea how pretty  the land looks we trod over every day-  It is like a crazy quilt as if it were  tainted on canvas.    The small towns  farms, forests, and rivers all look like  pictures and the whole thing is    so  fascinating that you forget to be a-  fraid.     I don't hesitate to admit that  I was a little scared when he started  doing stunts, but the smooth flying is  Jlkt* ruling ii. a large automobile with  a very lew small and    rather    long  bumps in the road."  The following letter iv?.,\been handed this paper for publication.    It is  written   by Miss Baker'', .formerly  of  ,the High School hero but now at Wal-  tain in, India:  The letter starts out by thanking  tho S. S. boys and girls for the S. S.  papers senL, and then explains that it  is a "Union Sunday School, the r'cas.  on being as follows:  Over a hundred  years ago a mission was established  in Vizagapatain, of which Waltain is  the English    section���������by    Congrega-  tionalists under the title of the London Mission Society.    That society is  Istill working in India but nine years  ago, finding that they had not mission  aries'enough  to look after all  theh  work in India they sold the bungalows, schools, etc., that they had built  here to bur mission and handed over  the work to us.    There were a few  Baptists, among the Anglo-Indian people and  these  with  sime  Congrega-  tionalists formed the nucleus of the  Union.    As there are no Methodists  or Presbyterian churches here, if anyone moves into town, who is a member of these congregations thoy also  attended our services.      In addition  we have quite a few Church of England children in the Sunday school,  though there is a church of England  in the town but its services are usually at a different hour from ours.    Our.  S. S. is therefore very, much'like Hatzic. S. S.-.in compositif&i,.-*..  There-has been great excitement  here this week on account of the wedding festivities of a ranee.      Unlike  (Continued on Paffe Three)  BANQUET TO RETURNED MEN  AVHY BUY ABROAD?  Mr. Neol Robinson has been the  guest of the Hill-Tout family. He  has just returned from tho front after  four years of service.  35 minutes and  gone nearly 50  in that time  miles so you  we had  can' tell  we were travelling some Then all  of a sudden we started to turn, now  turning around in an automobile is  alright, but if I was driving an aeroplane I'd wear that bird out going in  one direction, for this business of  turning up on your side till you can  look straight out over your shoirlde  and see 5 000 feet below you and  nothing there seemingly between you  and the white roses. Well, its all  right if you like it, but I didn't like  Mr. and Mrs. Sutherby went, to  Vancouver on Monday to meet friends  from Hong Kong, who are on' their  way to England where they intend  to make their home in future.  The young girls of the English  church in Mission City had a reception at the vicarage for Miss Alanson.  Mr. Frank Brown, who was formerly with Mr. Kravoslci, wit hhis brother Billie, have opened the O. K.  garage next Sparrow's feed tsore.  Dr.  and  Mrs.  Anderson,   and   Mr.  and Mrs. J. Nightingale, of Vancotier, motored to Abbotsford on Sunday  and were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.  F. J. R. Whitchelo.  Mr. A. Macdonakl, of Vancouver,  who has had a great many years grocery experience, has charge of the  grocery department at Whitchelo's  store.  The balance of trade has now  swung so that it is becoming adverse  to Canada. Before the war it was  against us by 300 million dollars annually. Owing to war orders.it became a favorable balance by nearly-  half a billion dollars.  Our war debt in the Dominion, how  ever, has mounted up to $1,500,000,-  000. Henceforth there must be a  largely increased volume of trade to  pay our interest charges. This :'s what  exports will do.  But we must sell as much of the  produce of Canadian fieldsin Canad-  an cities as we can. It means we must  import less, especially in foodstuffs.  If the.Canadian city is to be the Canadian farmer's best market, Linn the  farmer must loyally co-operate by  buying those things which are made  by Canadian industries.  The importance of women as a purchasing-agent in Canada is shown by  the fact that 9 0 per cent, of the purchases for the home are made by her.  In her hand lies the remedy for at  least one important part o l'this adverse balance of trade.  Tho figures below are issued by the j  Canadian   Trade   Commission   in   an ,  endeavor to encourage tho use of Can :  adian products in Canada, to induce  our people to make and t o use at  home those things which wo need at  home. The foodstuffs below were all  imported from the United  States in  1918. The application of the spirit of  patriotism shown    during    the food  campaign would solve one    problem  without further machinery. Canadian  women could do it.  Foodstuffs imported Which might  be produced in Canada, and their  value:  Green Apples, $1,528,000;.' blackberries, $085,000; cheese, 114,000;  lard, $288,000; lard compound, etc..  $469,000; meats (general) $728,000  beef, $1,788,000; mutton and lamb  $355,000; pork (barrelled, etc.) $2,-  167,000; tomatoes, canned and fresh,  $1,224,000; canned vegetables and  baked beans, $457,000; beans, $2,-  593,000; peas, 216,00.0.; cereal foods,  packages, $142,000; breadstuff's,  $195,000.  Mr. Eby was a visitor to .Vancouver last, week.'  -Mr..B. B.'Smith and'"M'r. Jack McLean arc spending a holiday with the  Scotvold's at Tacoma, Wash.'  Mr. N. Hill had vacation from tho  bank and Mr.. P. A. Anderson' was  manager during Mr. Hill's absence.  Mr. Thorne has bought the McNab  place out by I-larrop's.  Mrs. Steffins and Mr. Donald Fraser spent a few days with their mother.  Mrs. McGowan and Mrs Knox spent  Saturday in Vancouver.  The Ladies' Aid Society will meet  at the home of Mrs. McGowan on  Wednesday afternoon, April 20th. All  .members are asked to make an effort  to attend.  Miss Jean Alanson was the guest. | ties  of Miss Gwen Sumner last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Bateman were visitors to Vancouver last week.  Mrs. Waljaco spent Friday and Saturday in Vancouver.  Mr. Wilms and family moved tu  White Pock on Monday.  Miss Acton of Vancouver attended  the banquet on Friday night with Mr.  John Watt and was the guest of Mrs.  John McCallum. "'  Miss Bell of Mt. Lehman was a visitor m Abotsford on Sunday.  Mr. Colin Fraser was' a week end  visitor to Vancouver.  Mr. Plummer and family are expect  ing soon to move to Pt. Grey.  ���������rMi:s. II. Hickmcot left .Sunday on  ah'extended visit to friends in Windsor, Ont.  Mr. Clarence McCallum intends to  move to Mission City soon to assist  Mr. H. A]anson in his new store.  The Misses Steecle are leaving on  Saturday morning for White Rock  where they will spend the week holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. Hill-Tout Snr. and  Mr and Mrs. Harold Hill-Tout motored to Vancouver on Tuesday.' Mr. and  Mrs. Hill-Tout, Snr., are staying there  for a. while.  The Hart family motored io Vancouver on Sunday. Mr. George Hart  is improving favorably after am operation, i  One of the most successful 'cvcnls.  yet held in Abbotsford was the banquet tendered the returned men and  their relatives, on Friday d'/ening,  the 12th inst., in'the Masonic Hall.  The hall was decorated with tho  flag of the allies and about eighty  people sat clown to a splendid dinner  prepared by the ladies of the Red  Cross Society. The tables were very  tastily laid, with many beautiful  flowers to grace them and abundance  of good tilings to eat, to which tho  boys did ample justice.  Professor Hill-Tout occupied Ihe  chair, and after the toast of 'The  King", welcomed the boys back to  Aboots:'ord and district in a ne-i-: little speech. Rev. W. Robertson was  honored with the' toast of the Dvcning  "Our Guests" and performed his du-  splendidly.,Capt. Whitchelo and  Aitlcen responded in grace-  Sergeant  ful manner for the men. Reeve McCallum proposed the toast of the ''La -  dies" and' a suitable reply was made  by Mrs. Fraser, substituting for Mrs.  Thomas.  A short musical programme was  provided by a bevy of the young ladies who had also waited on the  tables, the piano boing taken in turn  by Miss Steede, Mrs. J. A. McGowan  aiid Mrs. H. Hill-Tout. This part  of the evening's programme .was *  brought to a close by the singing of  Auld Lang Syne, but a dance was  afterwards held in the Gazley Hall,  which a/record crowd attended and  which was equally successful.  The thanks-of the committee-,,aro  due to all those who helped to make  this affair the success' it was both  financially and otherwise.  Mrs. Hickmont and Albert nnve  gone cast to Ontario, their fur^V'V  home, ior a visit.  Mr. and Mrs. King motored to Van-  Mrs.    Tucker  couvcr Sunday taking  home.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Lahney  on on April 9 th a daughter.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. 1)wight.  Rucker on April 1st a daughter.  BORN���������In Dr. Clark's hospital. Sumas, April 1st, to Mr. and Mrs Mc-  Cabe, a son.  LADIES9 WHITEWEAR  Direct from the  MANUFACTURER  *etlicoats,  Drawers,  Corset Covers,      Camisoles  Envelope Chemise,  at  The Canadian trade commission ap-  1914 totalled $4 0 a head, it Is now  over $270. Increased trade only,  can help us to carry the new burden.  The Canadian trade commisison appeals to women to buy only Canadian  goods where possible  ���������Very Lowest Prices  GROCERY    SPECIALS  Too  Numerous  to  Mention  Canada Food Board Licence No. S-19707  Farmers' Phone ������������������- B. C.  APRIL ."'"" '  Phone  ,tf^B^^3E5Z5S^i>3B&^^  ���������Have Now Arrived M  w  PAGE, FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Thursday, April 17th, 1919.  mi  m  > a*  VflrJi      'ii .HOC  ^aac  FRASER VALLEY RECORD  Published Every Thursday  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1019  Tlie future of the Fraser Valley looks much  brighter today than it has for many' a year.  The future looks quite rosy   and    prosperity  should reign supreme from now on.    The land  is to be settled up better than it.has ever been.  The Soldiers' Settlement board   are   placing  new settlers on land and are, going to assist  them with money.    It would have been a fine  thing if some twenty years ago  ha30the.a-  mount of assitance had been given    to    new  settlers.    Many a brave man has left the land  he has started out to clear.    It takes a brave  heart backed by all kinds of reserved force to  see a man through who goes on to a bush farm  and clear it to make a'home for, himself, and a  little money���������hard ��������� cash���������goes a long way to'  'make him stouter and braver.    That backed  by good roads and fair market conditions goes  a long way towards making the heart stouter  and braver.  We need; many new settlers in the Fraser  .Valley, to help oiit in preventing the necessity  of our coast cities in sending out of the country  for the necessities of liie.  busy on securing a list of,all land available for  soldier settlement. ��������� Mission needs as many of  the soldiers on farms as Mission can get. They  should make ,the very best of citizens. Mission has the climate and the soil.  Maple Ridge has already a list of its farms  available for settlement Mission and the  other municipalities would do well to speed up.  raarmssra  sumumcia:  EsgssBSPx&aaaeagg  "������������  e  "*k'   4������^vJi  UJE  The daylight saving act of the province is  not being highly approved of Ivy ; he farmers  and fruit growers of the Fraser Va'iley, and all  are wondering how it is that a farmer premier  has so far forgotten the interests of his brother agrciulturists as to give legislation that is  detrimental to the interests of hv: fellow toilers.    The big interests must have John's goat.  Now is the time to revive the local Boards  of Trade and Automobile clubs throughout  the Fraser Valley and the other parts of the  province. There is strength in unity and in  co-operation. Now is the day vv'ten we must  all make one long strong pull to get all that  it is possible to make the Fraser Valley prosperous. Those who help themselves are always  helped.  The auto owners of the Fraser Valley should  form local associations with a central large or-  ganiation and co-operate with the auto clubs  at the coast.    Good results are sure to follow.  Then the fruitgrowers shouldsurelyl get together and perfect their marketing and s.ellin  end of the business.  There seems to be quite a weak-kneed policy  being carried out at Ottawa in regard to the  Hutterites'' immigration to Canada. If they  are/not good enough as citizens for the United  States they cannot be good enough as citizens  for any part of Canada. The fear of trouble  with the United States if the Dominnon gov-  ernmen prevents" I lie Hutterites from coming  ��������� to Canada is all foolishness. Behind all this  policy is surely the same interests that made  tlie daylight saving act of the Dominion of no  effect. .The railroads might lose a dollar or  two if this immigration weiye stopped.  As immigrants Canada, \v\ints men and women who will foci obligated and privileged to  conform lo the laws of the. country in every  respect, and without exception.    If their religion is such that it does not permit them to  become law abiding citizens,, it might be well  for them to change their religion, or stay out  of the country.    The state demands good citizenship in order to build up a great nation.  ��������� It seems the height of folly to think that  the United States would object to Canada carrying out its own laws.   'Unless of course it-be  that"thesoj.people are such  fhatt he   United  Slates wan|s to get rid of them, and then of  course objection might be made, but it could  not be seriously considered.  Let our statesman act the part of good citizens and they v ii1 have the support of all, even  ihe United States.  is  ^ps  5,<**7,  J5n  l&H  \W-  A small signal lamp flashes in front of' the  .  telephone operator when you work your "receiver hook slowly  up and down to attract attention.    A quick rattling of tiie hook does not  operate the lamp. -  The filament of an incandescent light will  glow for a fraction of a second after you turn  Ihe'switch. Give the switch two turns, rapidly, and the light seems to burn wihout an interruption. .  ���������  ,.  So with the switchboard signal lamp.      It  operates when���������and only when���������the receiver  '  hook is worked slowly.  \ITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  ' Limited  cr  It is pleasing to see the Missioi- council gci  Speed up the c-c-an up in. the back yard.  There" is an iiement in Mission City that  is strong for incorporation to speed up the  cleaning'up of tho town and the guaranteeing  of the lighting system of the town. We don't  want incorporation but we want a nice clean  well-lighted town.  Are you buying War Savings Stamps.  We believe, although sometimes we are out  Patronize the advertisers of this paper. They  are making a bid for your ..business.      ____,  Compare' the changes this year with that of  last year, when ihe war was on.  r2  n"~  Tlie Mew "E B." Model   The Wonder Car  This car has to be seen to be fully apreciated in regard to its beautiful lines and ftnish.  It is a master car as for as the workmanship.    PRECjU, F. 0. B. Mission ol7^J>  Nothing that we might say of the Dodge Cars would be as impressive as what peoples think  and say of it everywhere. PRICE, P. 0. B., Mission $1850  MATSQLT FORMS SOLWFKS'  WKLFAIiI'3  LEAGU'J'1  W.  Tov/-  Pratt  *m aes m������   3U| ($$ &WSP& ffl IS? $D W������  &$ &J fc &S 1 %M II. $ I fe������������v* ids  v;  STUART &  CHEVROLET and  DODGE CARS  vss. City  A Soldiers' Welfare League for  Matsqui municipality "was organized  at a meeting held in the Agricultural  Hall Girford,' on Monday. The local  league adopted the constitution of the  New Westminster body with but  slight alterations.  Reeve McCallum was made president until there is a'regular election  of officers, and C. 1'T. C. Lo Feuvre  is acting secretary until the same  time. Each, councillor is acting  chairman of the committee representing his ward, and named two other  members of ward committees as follows:  Ward I���������Comi. Mslander,  Jan and Mr. Nascou;  Wii'rcl 11���������Councillor Kcay  v.-.iid A. L. Bates.  Ward Ill���������Councillor Phinn^y.  War u IV���������Ccv.n. Aish, Mr. Pur'ey  -arid K. Hoga:i.  The first meeting of the local  league will be held in. the Matsqui  municipal hall on Monday, May fit-h at  2 p.m. Permanent oflicors for the  league will be elected at that tun'u,  the question of a suitable municipal  ���������memorial'will be discussed, listings  or" property will be received and recommendations made as to their suitability and value, and other league  business attended to.  The question of supplying tnforma-  tic:i and conveying prospective soldier settlers to see land was discussed  n".d will bo decided at the' coming  meeting,    in the   meantime   ai;yone  needing advice as fo suitable available lands in Matsqui or wishing to  view lands already listed will linu  any of the gentlemen above namod  ready and anxious to serve to the beat  of thair ability.  L DASHWOOb-JONES  RARRISTEit  and  SOLICITOR  :}<M) Rogers Rklg'. Vancouver  s  ? Counsel, J. Milton Price.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  "P3pc's Diapepsin" neutralizes excessive acid  in stomaoh, relieving  dyspepsia, heartburn and  distress at once.  Time it! In live minutes all stomach distress, due to acidity, will go.  No indigestion, heart burn, sourness ox  belching of gas or eructations of undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Papc's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is tho surest, quickest stomach-sweetener in the whole world, and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach,  distress at once by getting a large fifty-  cent case of Pape's Oinpepsin from any  (lnur store. You realize in five minutes  how needless it is to suffer from inrli-  j.'estion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by fermentation due to  excessive acids in stomach.  I  tM  'Ms #  WV*  1  i  JN  Mi  ���������si  m  1  WM  |H  LA/  '������������������'l  ||^  ii  Pv  sip  I'a'tf-  Iff  ���������tW  rl  ' Jfi  its  ^  Thursday, April 17th,  lGi'J.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  t^GE THRXSB  LETTER FROM I MM A  If an advertiser knew in advance the personal  likes and ' dislikes of all his custorr.ers, he  would know how to phrase a selling talk thai  would register 100 per cent.  If a manufacturer knows in advance the people in various communities, if he knows merchandizing conditions in each one, he can then  readily pick the'places where he is apt to get  'the best results with his advertising.  He can phrase his argument in the most effective style.        _ , '  ,    Stationery Facts  All lines of paper seem to be on the climb' instead of on the down the ladder to lower  prices. Contracts made to day are made.at a  certain price, with this condition that if the  price comes down tlie customer gets the benefit of the lower price.  Envelope Facts  1 have beeii fortunate in buying in _thc East  a large quantity of envelopes, enabling me to  sell at a price that cannot be equalled in any  other printing office unless they purchase at  the same place, and few of them do. I am  selling these at  These envelopes are going fast, and some of  our best customers have not yet taken advantage of the offer! It is possible that a month  from now they may be too late. Theregular  line of envelopes cost more than they did last  year, because the wholesale price is higher.  Nothing will be lost if they are kept over until next year as envelopes will probably be  more costly than ever in 1920.  J. A. BATES,  PRINTER.  (Continued   From  Page  One).  (  married when a little child, but lias  been well educated by Catholic nuns.  I Now she is about twenty "years of age  and this morning she was married to  a rajah fromt he Central Provinces  of India. This rajah is 'one of the  few in India now, who are permitted  to rule an independent kingdom. Of  course he has to pay tribute to '���������he  British and a British official, known  as the Resident, lives in his dominion  fo guard British interests, but so fax  as his own subjects are concerned he  rules supreme.  Ho arrived a few days ago in a  special train. The brothers of the  ranee met him at the station, and  the whole party mounted elephants  and so proceeded to'tho palace. The  next couplo of days were spent fo a  largo extent in doing "pujali'" or worshipping the gods, as wo would say.  This, 1 presume, was in order to gain  their favor for the marriage.. Last  'night there was a big procession  through!, he town. It was supposed  to start at nine o'clock, so wo decided  to try to,see it.. In true Indian1 fash-  ton, however, it was two hours Into,  in starting, so we didn't gel homo till  ono o'clock���������a dreadful hour for India, or at least for Missionaries in  India.  The procession was very pretty,  and must have cost a largo sum of  money, ft consisted for the most  part of large arrangements made by  fastening rings of wire to a central  portion of one edge, the hoops decreasing in size toward the top. They  looked something like inverted chandeliers and each one contained anywhere from fifteen to thirty large wax  candles in a glass globe. The lighted  candles made the street look like  fairyland. Then there were floats of  artificial flowers and animals and figures of dancing girls, boxers, etc.  Two quite large ships had the-crews  and passengers standing or sitting on  deck, but Indian attempts at sculpi-  fire or modelling always fall far short  of the beautiful. The boats were  quite an addition to the procession,  however, on account of the many  lights on them. After the things, of  which I have written , came    three  MISSION CITY  B.C.  Biuaua  4tfi&������*<a.~  large picture:; of their gods, each picture being li\e or six feet-high and,  outlined with gas lights. After those  rbdet he rajah on an elephant. He  was magnificently attired in cloth of  goid and sat in a large howdaii made  of pure gold and silver. The driver  of tho elephant sac in front'on the  elephant's neck with a foot behind  each ear, in order to direct its course.  Behind the rajah sat a servant' who  slowly fanned,him with a large feather fan. Five other elephants were in  the procession each bearing one or  more, relatives of the bridal pair all  ���������'men, of course. The howdah on tho  other elephants were made,of silver,  and,all the occupants thereof were  richly and handsomely dressed. To  me the howdahs look like the large  seats on a merry-go-round but some  of the howdahs are doul.de seated.  The procession started from ihe palace right in Vizagpanam and went, to  another palace about half way between there and Walfain���������that is ii.  went about one and a half miles. I  do not know what they did the rest  of the night but the procession '-returned to the town palace about five  o'clock in the morning���������so r.hoy say.  I wan'f there to see it as you may  easily surmise.  The real wedding is to take place  tomorrow morning at,. 5:25 o'clock  that being the auspicious moment���������  so the stars say. Report says it will  be several days later before the brido  and groom are allowed, to eee each  other. I 'don't know how true that is  but I do know tlrey have only seen  each other's photographs so far, and  'won't be 'allowed to see each other  until after the wedding, ceremony is  over. In all proceedings thus far  when the bride has been .present, she  has been closely veiled from head to  foot with cloth of gold or something  almost as rich and valuable. Report  also says that the ranee doesn't like  the looks of the rajah, for which .1  don't at all blame her���������and didn't  want to marry him. Of course, she  has only his photograph, remember.  'She hadn't, any choice in the matter.  Her elders arranged the marriage and  there was nothing for her to do hut  to submit.  I feel 30 sorry for her. When a  child* she was freo to go anywhere.  She learned to ride horseback and  often rode with her father.    Then the  time camo when, her parents aaid she  must  become "gosha."  that   .is    sh������  'must never allow    any    man    'except  those of her own immediate family to  .see her.     She couldn't go out except  in a closed carriage.     I've often seen  'her  carriage  standing  down   by  the  sea at sunset, but all the ranee could  'enjoy of the sea was the glimpses she  could catch through the narrow openings in the shutters of her carriage.  Her mother died quite a  few years  ago.    Her father's relatives, according to custom, tried to make him,marry again almost before his wife was  buried, bi.it he declared he would kill  himself if they tried to force him to  do so.     Then they left him to do as  he wished.        He erected a beautiful  monument to his wife bearing th.e in-  ���������scription: ''Here lies -"and  here lies the heart of " The  "blank spaces represent the name of  Hie Avife and second the husband. 1  I don't know either. This shows that  true love does exist it! India.r. The  father died in Madras since my arrival here. Me made them bring his  daughter to him while he was sick.  They say the trip cost Rs f>000  C$J 666 J for she had to travel  "Gosha"'' which meant a special car,  etc., for Jier. He also tried to make  them promise to bury him beside his  wife here in "Waltain, but they paid  no attention to his request.  I forgot to say that the elephants  also a camel and six fine looking horses which were in ,the procession,  were all presents to the rajah from  the ranee's people.  BUY  \  "The Saturday Evening Post" for  less than five eents a copy, $2.59 a  year. "The Country Gentleman" for  loss than four cents a.eopy, $1.75 a  year, ln&ludl^.jKWtag^A.. R. Dor������&s  632 Broadway "Wftfet, Vaatfo'nvor, B.C.  Tine Hospital Slulp *sLoy.aIiv  .     ,        HER INTERESTING  CAREER RECALLED  99  Dr.G.A.Pollard  Dentist  486 HASTINGS Street, W.  (Over CJP.R. Tick.  & Tel.  Offices)  VANCOUVER - B.C.  It is always well to writo or phono  for  appointments  ^^immumiumammw^^^  J. EL JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR  HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  WAR  SAVING  AND   THRIFT  STAMPS BEAT MONEY BOX  The children's money box on the  mantel shelf has, in the past done  good work, having gathered in tons  of thousands of dollars which had  ii not been there, would never have  been saved.  To many generations it has been  one of the best possible lessons of  the value of saving. It has taught the  lesson .of thrift better than almost  any teacher could have done.  But the money box, though it ha3  rendered splendid service has its  limitations. All that it does is to  take care of the pennies, the dimes or  the 2 5<! pieces, preventing them for  a time from being squandered. But  Jn comparison with later saving devices its chief defect is that while  if holds money, IT DOES NOT UNABLE THW MONEY TO EARN ANYTHING. This is where war saving?;  .sir.nips have a decided advantage over Hi money box. As soon as $*1.00  is put into one of these, it begins to  ���������earn at the rate of 4 1-2 per cent  compounded half-yearly. This moans  that if allowed to remain In stamps  it would double itnelf in 15 years.  Money put in a box and allowed to  remain there would not be spent, but  it would earn nothing. The moral  is :' Buy .War Savings and Thrift  Stamps and let your Savings work.  The formation of War Savings Societies is being very favorably received. Already a large number  have been formed, and are now in  active operation in British Columbia, j  In Montana the War Savings .campaign this year has no quota in dollars and cents, hut it has a quota  for War Savings Societies which the  State is supposed to teach. They are  assigned the task of organizing 7,742  War Savings Societies; of this number there are to be 2,042 in the  schools; 2,710 in the stores; oflices  factories and other commercial stores  and 2,002 in Clubs, Lodges, Churches  and other associations or organizations. . The State of Montana has a  popultion of 500,000 people. British  Columbia has a population of 4 00,000  On a similar basis British Columbia  should have 0,0 00 War Savings bo-  cieties.  Clerk McFarlane of Maple Ridge  has had his salary Increased to 912 5  per month.  GIRLSI WHITEN YOUR SKIN  WITH LEMON JUICE  Make a beauty lotion for a few cents to  remove tan, freckles, eallownees.  Your grocer has the lemons and. any  druor Btore or toilet counter will supply,  you with three ounces of orchard white  lor a few cents. Squeeze the juice ot  two fresh, lemons into a bottle, then put  in the orchard white and shako well.  This makes a quarter pint of the very  best lemon skin whltener and complexion  beautifier known. Masaago this fragrant, creamy lotion daily into the face,  neck, arms and hands and just eee how  frookles, tan, sollown-fiss, redness and  roughness disappear and how ��������� smooth.  soft and clear the akin becomes. YeM  It is harmless, and.thc beautiful resuife  will surprise ytou.; .. ���������     _  i;^  S8  '^^������*^w^.sV^������^y>>J^l.  1915, ex-R.M.S. "Empress of India " Hospital ship "Loyalty," Bombay,  QUITE recently the hospital ship  "Loyalty" has been converted  in Bombay into a troopship,  and the occasion appears to justify  publication of some account of her  career as a hospital ship, a career  which was not only oneof great service,  but which reflects in a very remarkable way the great generosity of his  f-Iighness, the Maharajah of Gwalior.  fn August, 1914, his Highness the  Maharajah of Gwalior visited Bhopal  and arranged with the Begum Sahiba  to present the Government with a  hospital ship, to be called "Loyalty,"  to which the Chiefs of In-lia were to  be asked to subscribe. The offer was  gratefully accepted, but then* was  considerable delay in procuring a  suitable ship. Eventually the ship  chosen was the "Empress of India."  natural order of events that the good  ship "Empress of India," after carrying on such useful commercial work  for 23 years, and being relieved on  the Pacific station by a larger and  more modern style of ship (the new  "Empress of Asia") should come on  the scene at the outbreak of the present war, just when his Highness the  Maharajah of Gwalior decided ic re-  pounders, ward orderlies, etc. A few  lent by the Government of India, the  rest being recruited from Gwalior,  Indore, Dhar and Bharatpur 3tates,  and the balance locally In Bombay.  The cost of buying and fitting out the  ship was approximately $600,000. and  her upkeep for four years was $1,800.-  000, the total being nearly two and a  half million dollars, of which by far ihe  peat his loyal and munificent act of j greater part  was paid by H." I-I. tho  1900, by presenting a hospital ship of  300 beds capacity for use dining the  war.'Most appropriately the ship was  acquired from the Canadian Pacific  Railway Company. The Director of  the Royal India Marine and his officers acted for his Highness in the  matter of buying, altering and refitting, the "Kmpress of India," of London, and   changing her name to the  Maharajah of Gwalior. though contributions were made from other  States.  - Incidents af- Sci.  Ur.ique as part of the ship's life-  saving work was the rescue, of the  crew of the steamship "Ben Vorlich,"  after that ship had been shelled and  torpedoed by a German submarine  near Ushant, on August 1st, 1915.  This incident and the sinking of the  steamship "Clintonia" wore witnessed  by the "Loyally" from a distance of  about. Ii miles, when j-ho was full of  badly wounded men (British cases  from the Dardanelles! on her /ay  down Alexandria and Malta to Southampton.  built by the Naval Construction &; "Loyalty" of Bombay. This was done  Armaments Company, of Barrow-in-1 in October, 1914, and within four  Furness, in 1894. fo- tho Canadian i months from the time war was de-  Pacific Railway's Pacific Ocean trades.! dared tho hospital ship "Loyalty"  Together with her sister shipc "Em-! was ready to be^in her good work and  press of China" and "Rm press of assist in the relief of suffering hu-  Japan,"  she was  specially  designed. \ inanity.  built  on  very  handsome  lines,  and j ��������� J'ofonl of Four Years.  fitted   most  luxuriously  with  cve-y-      The "Loyalty" sailed from tho Per-. ,.,,.,,  thl'ne considered necessary for the'.slnn Gulf 'on November 29t.h, lflM.| When plying in Indian waters, the  comfort of passengers of all classes.I having been renamed by I^dy Wil- j "' oyalty" had Hie eood fortune to  The matter of engine power and spmjd j lingdon on the previous clay, and from \ render assistance to a transport  w-xs kept specially in view, so that the: that time up to nearly the end of last! which took tiro and was abandoned  shins in their time were the fastest in j year she was in commission. On lor, ������t sea. the "Edavana." Hearing the  the Pacific trade and earned a great I first voyage she was deflected to Kara-1 distressed vessel's messages or. -the  name for the quick transmission oflohl, where she stayed till December ] wireless; the "Loyally" proceeded  oassousers mails and fine goods, i 3-1 th, when she left for England. Lur-' with all speed to the place indicated  such as silk and tea, between Hon;<j ing this time the ship was bought out-1and picked up 70 of the burning ship's  Kontr     Japan   and   Vancouver,   and ! right for the Chiefs, and subsequently  people   in   three   boats   during    the  Kong,   Japan     ,     , .,   . ,  thence to various points by the Cana- remained J,hcir property  dian Pacific Railway across the North  American Continent.    It will thus be  seen that the "Loyalty," prior to be-  in the four years she was i": commission as a hospital ship she sailed  night, afterwards transferring them  to the steamship "Madras," which  was   bound    for   Bombay.   Had   the  41 voyages and carried 15,406 patients "loyalty" not been an hospital  ship  a hospital ship, took a great j British,  Indians. Chinese, West Indi-jsbe w<iu!d have towed the "Edavana"  "Empress of  India." in   the i an, East and West African, and Ger-linto Bombay, but, of course, could not  coming  opening up  and developing of com-j man. Turkish and Arab prisoners of; do this without infringing the Geneva  merce in one of the outlying ;;arts of  the Empire.    Incidentally she ha   the  honor of carrying^ King George as a  war, j RM Cross Convention..  The hospital was staffed with three |    She   also   rendered   assistance   to  or four I. M.-S'. officers and one mlli-'several fndla and native craft met at  ���������nasseoeer  when   ne  was   Prince   of tary assistant-surgeon, and  one  ma-j sea during her voyag*?, short of water  Wales/ Itron and fonr to six mirsln������ sisters j and  provisions, and  to a lighthjl&sa  l   It vould almost seeni to be In the i and  sub-assistant-surgeons,      com- crew in t������e tied Sea.  ^^^^^^^^sm^mm^^^^^M^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m PAGE SIX  THE ABBOTSFORI) POST, ABBOTSFOKD, B. C.  n.nnnw...ii.ii. i.i i't.tt��������� 11 I ....  i ra't ��������� "Mtwvww*  mwiiwa.^^ *nt.rwam .L.mcwManya'o  mj������i������nmMWM|i r������rergjf/iw������i������Mi.aw  i. *>. i" ��������� i^w^������*il *'"j!*,*IM^******1*'*i  SSIXCCBMCSr-  THAN TLIE BEEF; PORK, VEAL and other Fresh Meats  Purchased from  'WHITE & CARMICHAEL  Successors to C. Sumner  CJIVE US A TRIAL FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVTNCWn  Abbotsford, B.C.  License No. ������-12J)23  \'F,  FAIKIHS!   WHAT .VMXT!        } .^-/iSfeSsf*"*?^^ ���������.���������   ���������      ft  B.   C.    Phone   'II.  Farmers'  I'houe   1!)00  The latest that is going around in  tho shape of taxation is ilia tihepre- i  vincial government are faxing     nuiiii  for Ji.eping_a couple of    colonies    61"   [5  bees.'       It  appears   that   any   person';  having up to six'colonies ha sto pay j  gj   ipl.Tjii.     Most men who keep a couple !  of colonies  do so not for the  value;  of th:.' honay but for the polonizaiion ;  of thu fruit.     l"Jorhaps (he man  who j  ' has the  beos does not get fhe value j  [of them, .but some cthar fellow who '  ��������� wouid nevar think of keeping i'ees at  all.    It is looked upon as misdirected  taxation.  8  rrotq������=n������Wti������iJiiUiu.iJ.u,c!������������JiMMUJJ^  2>fuA&l & Millar  OF MISSION CITY, B. C, HAVE  ���������the Sole Agency for Chevrolet and Dodge.  Cars in the following territory:    ���������  "All-territory tributar;? to Mission, running east from Stave Lake to Harrison  Mills, and north to head of Stave Lake, and  'south io Fraser River; also nine miles east  of Abbotsford and nine miles west of Abbotsford from the Fraser River to the  United States Boundary.  1UKTR1DCK HANTAM    WCJfiS for O P Ifl It A T I O N S   for    Appencli-  sale   Birds look like partridges. Good citis may be avould      Gallstones.    e-  la ers   eS    to keep? 10 eggs tor $1 moved In 2* hours wi   -on, pan, Mr,  Order bv mail      Will be left in Post Geo. Almas, o24 houifli Ave  i\... solo  ollice Abbotsford. JflLLa Taylor, Pear- manufacturer; not sold by druggists,  donville B., C, Saskatoon, bask.  Al'STIOLlA SHIPS  JllilRIlY l?Ui.I* UKVM  ��������� D. 1-1. Ross, Canadian trade com-  mif.ioner in Melbourne, Australia, has  cable.I that the Canadian-Australian  limn- Niagara, which left 1-Iobart on  March 29 for Vancouver, carries 250,-  OlKi pounds of raspberry pulp from  Australia for Canada.  The first shipment of raspberry  pulp will arrive hero on the Niagara  (he first week of May.���������Vancouver  Sun, April .1 6th.  _i..otor���������Letter to In published next  week saying this is last shipment.  iceman Makes  Another Haul  (From  Ih'o  Krafor A'allcy   llrconl)  On Saturday afternoon last. Con- |j'  stable Siil Saunders accompanied b.v  Mr. F. .Hunter visited the ranch owned by Mr. \V. A! Galliford on Silver  Crook and found a regular' opium  manufacturing plant, which was conducted by Chinamen. The' whole om-  fit was brought to the police station.  One would think our policeman was  going tostart a museum.  Tho case came up on   Monday  fore Messrs McTnfyre and C ule and  the case was remanded for eight days  l  ,.,*-  We have the'reputation as the Pure  Food Store of Abbotsford. Our Pure  Food Bread, made from, the Best quality of grain; our Pure Food Cakes,  the,kind the housewife appreciates;  our Pure Food Breakfast Foods are relished by our customers; our Pure Food  Groceries are the kind that adds, happiness to the housewife.  ' Licoune  No.  8-SJS538  f%oo&  f i  ^  ���������:^  i^>.>  License  >'o.   0-1088  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer" and  BaKes*  fegt^agaSg^fea^^'1^  See me now about that Insurance  O t'  9        o  F  ?  Etc.  I have a large a-nci splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sa4e\at lew pi^es.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  I CHEAPER  \  i/FRTRN  ! On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  \\ nawsuaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  .The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when the family is on an amuse-  |   ment jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes   all   advertising  outside of newspaper advertising.  Alexandria  -_'i   ''���������]    ���������',���������"!���������     ������������������������������������.'���������������������������������      .'.k.gC^l 1-  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  cages���������especially  dinner  nears!  EUit it is more interesting and exciting too, to see bruin as he runs  ���������wild in the woods. One day while  following a narrow mountain trail in  the Rockies, I was surprised to see a  few yards ahead, what scented like a  guide, as the toe marks were st"diod.  "and somewhere near too���������-an old  grizxley I guess."  Thai, led to some great hear stories  that night around the camp-fire by  our guide, who is a hunter as well as  a prospector and mountaineer. One  especially gave us lively nightmares  (3) Elack bear cub,' Alaska.  )  single-handed, with a monster grlz-r'  /.ley, who, wh������n ho !;(.oocl upright^  towered above his human foe. It wasij  item I ly a fight to tho death, with tl;o<  lew yarns aneaci. wmu snemuu imu *  eh|iu<.uu.jr  *,*������,;  u������   .���������.,   ...... "������"--"  .,,.....,,���������,,  thc loaor _F   Y  liccc of the trail move to one side,of a long struggle he bad, alone*-id fcuz-ic/ -n^ i0i-*������  / ��������� x,^  M-  MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  .'HUNTINGDON,  Br C.  Now'-is the time to get'your supply ������f Biitt.or Wrappers for  susamer montli^.  G������t them at BATES' PRINTING  OFFICE.  1  j'i'i  '���������'I  \i  'I  'Ii

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