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The Abbotsford Post 1912-04-12

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 ���������$1  A '''  ' s-   ���������   //  ���������:?  ' ���������' ���������     14  ' '      -       /  /   /���������������������������  srars:   L-  ���������JL-LiJJ  Vol. IV., No. 23.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY,, .APRIL 12, 1912  8 $1.00 PER YEA  "i~iir,  "���������r~  r-rriMT  f~y-^-.i-.-n.. ������.-  -BT--VnTr u  THE    MARKET.  For an off day the New West-  mi'iistei'   market   was   surprisingly  good 'today, the amourit of offerings bejng (almost as Jarge  as, on  a regular,marked day, and the attendance' "being .good.   /Veal,  and  pork were- 'as plentiful as usuar at  wholesale, though!-beef and" mutton  weir.e  scarce;. There were  no  changes in prices'in meat at wholesale or' retail, arid, there  was the  usual large' supply of the latter on  hand.   Quote a little- veal and some  produce  came to by    boat    from  Langley,   Haney nand  .Hamrn'ond*  Eggs weire" very-pjenjtif'ul and 3old  readily at retail at 30 cents a dozen and later dropped to 25 cents to  sell   out*  'Vegetables   were  num-i  eroaius and potatoes were the only  ���������ones that  showed any iqhange .in  prices, going tup 2lj cents' per sack.  Butter ������old as usuajat 40 cents per  p'oumd.   There was not as large   a  variety tpf fish on,[the market' this l  week as last, (there, -being no sea  trout, sturgeon or white fish though  soles madet heir., first  appeavaree  and sold well at 1Q cents a pound.  As was .to be expected, just be-i  ���������fore Easter, flprif^stands were well  .st bcke'd/; withTIseisol^le^a^ts; and  lfowers, which made:-a pretty sight  at the. lower end  of  the market.  The-stalls   were- weU /patronized.  Cuit flowers ranged in price from 20  to 60 cents peer doz; - potted, plants  from 25 cents to $1.50 each; bed din*  plants 25 to 50 cents per 'dozen; v������y  atable   plants  15 to   25 .cents  per  dozen.  Poultry was not very plentiful to  day and is\:b were not ^risk. Some  good biirds were offered for sale,  but the general run was medium,  No change ih prices was recorded  Nio .geese, duoks nor-turkeys were  offered  for sale.  SUMAS COURT OF  REVISION  Sumas Council in Session Names Date of Court of Revision���������Business Done Expeditiously.  Onions, 25c per lb.     All kinds  of Garden Seeds.  Fresh Rhubarb and Lettuce  Daily.  ^  J  Carrots, per sack - -   75c  Parsnips, per sack   $1.00  Turnips, per sack  t :7Bc  Potatoes, per sack ��������� $2 to $2.50  Onions, per sack  -��������� $2 to $2.50  Beets, per  bunch    5c  Onions, ,per  lb.    8c  Potatoes, per eack ��������� ������$i.35 to $1.40  Carrots, per bunch   -   6c  Cabbage, per lb.      .1 l-2c  Turnips, each       5c  Eggs, retail, per doz.   25 to 3"6c  Eggs, wholesale  *5c  Butter, retail, ,per lb.  ���������   35 to  40c  Beef, best rib roasts'  15c to 18c  Beef, loin  18b  to 22c  Beef, round ateak     18c  Boiling beef   10c to 14c  Veial    15c  to   20c  Pork   18   to   20c  lSugar cured bacon.  20c to 25c  Mutton -.- .12 to 20c  Dressed chicken, per lb ���������25c to 30c  Sugar* Cured Bacon   20c  WHOLESALE  Vealdarge .-   9c to 10c  Veal, small ������������������ - -  12c to 13  Beef, front quarter 9c to 10c  Beef, hind quarter .-���������-  lie to 12  Spring lamb  i2cto 13c  Mutton ...................ioc to lie  Pork, per lb. ���������.........12c to 12 l*-2c  Poultry.  Geese, live; teach - --. $1.50 -to j$2  Hens, small, dozen ���������������������������$6 to $7.50  Hens, large, retail ���������  $12  Hens, small, retail ���������  $7  to $9  Broilers, dozen  ���������  $5 to  $6  Chickens, dozen .................. $7 .to $9  Dressed  chicken,  lb.   -������������������25c  Ducks, dozen  '��������� $12 to $18  Honey, ;per   comb    - ���������   25c  The .regular meeting oi tho Sum-  as Council iwias held in the municipal hall on 'Saturday, April 6th, all  members of /the council being present and the 'Reeve; in the chair.  The minutes of the previous meet  n,g were read arid adopted as read.  Ill' was hot a very busy day with!  the, council, -although they rushed  through a lot of work in a short  space of time and adjourned about'  ���������3 p.. im., having completed all .the  business on -hand.  At- the last (meeting of thecoun-j  cil a petition wias "'received 'from]  23 land lowners 'along the V. V. &���������  E. in ;re,gard to. a wire fence winch'  ���������t'hie company ,was eneatimg. Od-'.  jeetion, w.as .taken to the kind of  fence, it being of barbed-wire. The'  council wrote (to the company .-StaL-  .ing ������he expressed.wish of the sett-'  4e������,a.#l������o^i.jajij������9^ acae  ���������proitt^'tibn;"oJ*^* farm! stock, ''.iaj  reply the company wrote that thej  requisition for the'material for dje'  I 'fence had {gome .in 'to head, office*}  before the' communication had been'  received,* but the matter had; oeen'  .a.kein up w;t'h the head orifice where  ft was thought inadvisaible to make,  any change] .The ieply stated how  ever that i3f there were same Vpai ts  where  the hogs and  sheep   were"  likely to   be  pastured   that delay j  would   be  jnradfe   in   building   that  part oif the fenoa; until the .woven;  'Vre could ;be obtained.  The council decided to cnange  i'heir account 'from the Royal Bank  at Afo'botsford to 'the Bank of .  Quebec at (Huntingdon.  A communlcatJon -was read ivSin  Mr. A. Archibald, making .a request- for 'powder, which was graat  ed. He is erecting a fence on both  sides of the DrtLair Road wher> :t  crosses his -farm .'and he would  take out the stumps am burj tb.em  i!f the -council wbjild furnish the  powder. -He was grante'd 9 cases  which he asked for.  iMcKenzie-'Straiton, tha* C. A.'  vLamsan be appointed munidipaloon  stable.   Carried.  'Lamson-G-illis, that the -court of  revision be (set for Saturday May  4th from 12 noon to 2 p. m. Carried.  The Reeve was authorized to se-  oure the services of   a   municipal  soi'i'citor.  The fee iof |io' was orbTered paid  to the U. B. C. M,  A by-law lembodytng the. following was passed through the first  second and (third readings, 'That  the portion idf the Yale Road be  divented at (the intersection of the  Lamsoin Road, same to pun south'  cf 'SeaWon 5 then east along .Quarter Sectiom Line* where the Mar  road intersalclts the Yale- Road."  "The by-law ate the widening, of  the Huntingdon and Riverside road  passed its -fourth readimg,  |Mr.   THoiuglas   MciLagani   on   be-^  half of the Kilgardie  Clay Worss  interviewed the cio.unci'l re the Kind  of bridge (the council wished at  a  certain point apd also how far the  bunkers.should 'be away .from ihe  rond: After some .iscussion- as Lo  what the council wanted in this respect it he council and the r-jpre-  sentative of the company signed  an agreement. 'jMie company were  given permission 'to close the road  .at. their ipnoperty for a period of  .a 'Week-or iten days uuring construction, <the ���������.company1 agireein^  to have red lights arranged at  night, f-o'i' the protection of the  public. . , . ���������,  ,j.iie.itioilowing patlimastera   were  .t.].Poi.nu.eci':  I^ooks,, .ward III. ' l.  0. Lam so 11, .ward IV.  Chas. Evans and W. PcT.tep, ward  II.    .  Nelson,-. Yale Road; R. McCrim-  ;n..n, Riverside Road; Rrown, Me*  ������Cc.-nzie,-Roiad; i������md Caldvvei:,,Bound*  jr^Baadji^ard 1. ,���������  '. '  r.lMr!"KennyIiapproaehad the'eoini*  oil to- ise-e, if they wore wi'limg i't"d������  darry out the.former-arrangements  as he wals now .ready, to do so. It  ivris a,, gcqd time now to'vgrav*el._  . The council lagreed to Mr." Kenny  putting ,100 (loads of gravel on the  ���������noad at i$1.25 per load.  M'c-Kenz'e-Lamsionyt ha.t the council appnoipriate $200 on the Boundary Road under Palhmaster Caldwell, between Sumas and. Matsqui,  conditional that Matsqui council  give   a  like amount.   Carried.  L-amsonyMcKenzie, that $100 be  put on the Lamson Road from the  STale Road south'to the Mar Road,  work to be done by the palhmaster.   Carried.  iStraiton-Gnii's. that $l200 be appropriated on the road near Sumas  Mountain,, near Kilgardie Mines:  Carried.  McK&nzie-Straiton, that McCrim-  mon be allowed $150 as compensation for w'ide/ning the road and  moving  the  fence.   Carried.  The school and -the following ac  counts were -passed for payment:  .J W. Winson. salary, $25; alaf-  .'oneiry arid stamps, $11.43; Ste-wart  and Winson, 'commission on roau  'ax, $29.80;-.Boun'ties, 5.25; School  aocounlt, $264.07; Road work, war"tl  I, J.-MoNe.il, $17.50; P. Rodgers,  $21.25; Ward II, C. .A. Lamson,  $2.50.  The couincil then adjourned  Go Ahead     Go Ahead'    Go Ahead  ANOTHER NEW PAPER.  It is uindeirstood that the enterprising little -town of Huntingdon  will have the pi-iiv.ilege of reading a  local paper-after next week. Tne  report is icurrent that the "Huntingdon Star" .will appear in the  course of a few days. It is un-  Jeinsitood that final arrangements  have beein anade for the printing  af it. There lis nothing liJke- a Utile advertising, and the "Post'' will  extend to its neighboring town and  the new paper the right hand ->f  fellowship.     '  j5_  Go Ahead     G-o Ahead    Go Ahead  \  llfiJfi  P   -f > b  - ������u ^ _,. ..li-A-  :\ \_ :.*;- i.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,   ABBOTSFORD. B. C.  nrrw rMiftTi  ���������off  THE AB-BOTSFORD POST  tJul>llsli(:d    cvury    Krldny    liy    tho   Pos  PitbliHliinjf C<jirii>-">y.   ,  A weokly .Journal devoted \o tho- Intercuts of AbbuiHl'wrd and suu "''riding dls-  tr-loL  watcher and  an obsoi'ver,   a   vig-  lant policeman ,in posties'and puo-  AilvertlHlnfj Rat oh made know.. *n application.  Tl,RQXIj ADVRKTISINO���������1>2 'cents po;  line for Ili-Ht. taHOi-tlon, and 8 centa ������ urn  for all Mui>neviu(.uit uouhocoUvo hiflortlon:  Our Shibboleth������������������Noltlior for nor ag-iu  tho   Qovornrnont.  ,  ���������jmri'H  Liaie.'j'firn  FRIDAY,     APRIL    12    1912  .������������������lawman i  Advertising locals in the Abbots-  fond   Post ..aos-fc you ten cents   per  line per issue.   We have proof every Week that those who use the  columns of this paper for advertising ,are   amply repaid.   Of  course  people  may  know that   q,   certain  man does business in tho town and  may even know what kind af goods  he sells, but the mere.fact of reading Ji.is locals or his ad. in this.pa^  per, may be the message that will  convey to thousands thp fact that  they'require some article that can  be purchased aft the advertised store  Don't forget that if /y.our business  is not woaith advertising that you  should advertise it for sale.   A ous-  iness  that is not wort'n   advertising is not worth having.  There must be money in politics  In some oases it beats the newspaper business, in faot we do not  know Of any business to equal it  We cite the following example. In  1904 Mr. J. Hawithornthwaite was at  work- on. the roads near Nanaimo  for $2.50 per day and if the truth  were told, glad to get that amount  for his day's work. Eight years afterwards he lays politics to one  side and proudly boasts-of the com  fiontable sum of $125,000. No wonder the woods are full of "hot air  artists" when it pays so well. . So  much "unearned increment" cannot  be good for a Socialist, and mfact  wehae'our dauts about Hawthorn-  thwaite being a Socialist any-longer. iHe must surely belong. ,t.o the  capitalist class.  The following taken from an up-  country paper shows that there are  sL'.ll some o-d fossils 'who cannot  fall  in with modern methods:  "In a recent editorial in this paper the editor thereof has been  painting in brilliant colors the advantages that would accrue to this,  city by reason of a telephone system. While fully in sympathy with  any project leading to advancement, I roust say that in regard  to a telephone that such an in-  struiment is an abomination and  that I would re/fuse to have one In  my house or dffi.ee. They are certainly not ornamental and their utility is questionable. We have goi  along .very nicely without a telephone system for a number qt  yearB'and it is 'my opinion that,we  can continue to do so. I have di  no time found them a satisfactory  medium of conversation for orio  is liable at al!L occasions to be cut  off in the middle' of an important  conversation and 'is continually  subject to otheir annoyances that  try one's temper and sour one/s  position. You notice this in large  cities, where the residents are mt.  a state of nervous collapse. More  than one physician has assured me  that this condition is due in a large  measuret o the continual listening  to and talking into a telephoae."  ������������������      ,     ��������� ,i  The following ar^iclte is written  by Arthur Brisbane of the New  York Evening Journal:  We have more than onlcfe catted  the attention of business men and  citizens in general to the important work that is 'done by the- editors of the small newspapers and  to the great value of those newspapers  as  advertising mediumn.  It would be impossible to keep  this government going, ilmpossi/ble  at least to k-ep representative ov> ���������  eminent alive in this oountry, tf n  were not for the ��������� thousands of  newspaper, editors scattered over  the   land, every   one   of them    ?j  lie affairs.  Wherever two railroads,cross and  .Lhere is a town or village, thwro is  fortunately for the country,   a   i'o  jal editor.  He talks daily or weekly to his  fellow citizens concerning .affairs  that   'most  vitally   interest "them.  The editor watches tho two railroads. Ho watches the affairs of  his township, county, pnovanco and  dominion.  He is for thorn an ey-e that does  not sleep, a man alert and da-  vote dto thoso that are his constituents.  If the railroad crossing ^Jti'lis loo  many, if the railroads combine to  charge too niuch or to servo too  poorly/'if itlhc judge, governor u.  mayor seems m'ore of a railroad  a'ficial than a people's official cho  editor is there to.tell -about it. '  Thci local editor speaks to his  roaders as one friend speaks to another.  They know him by Bight. They  know, his record. They know the  high fight that he has made and is  making. They know for how smail  a reward he renders efficient, unselfish service. And a word from  him means more than many colums  from some annonymous and .unknown  "editor  of the  big  city.':  A man writing fearlessly in some  representative member's hdme io ivn  can do more to keep that puoli.-;  official "straight" than all the mel-  ropoltian newspapers put together  Public men know the  power  of  the   local  editor and  of   the  local'  newspaper.   It is   a   pity  that  the  business men o)f the country are ignorant of that power.  Every individual," every newspap--'  er, every concern of every 'Sor*t jn  Canada,   depends   on the   general  prosperity and average intelligence  of the country.  The man who has something real  ly woirth' while to advertise, could,  if. he would use the local papers  intelligently, multiply his sales, by  ten. Make himself known to millions that do not know; him andlpat  himself- at the head pf hjis lim ol  competition.  If the automobile manufacturers  who attract attention just at his  moment would put their 'advertising intelligently in the looal newspapers, paying a good, (flair rate  and offering good v. hr, they eould  very soon increase the output of  automobiles.  The smallest af the country news  papers has amiang its (readers one  or five or ten or a hundred m'en  that could be made' to buy ��������� a car  now and will buy one eooner oi  later..' 'Some intelligent automobile  manufacturer with the right kind  of product will realize this .and- sell  tens oif thousands o fears through  the lo/oal newspapers before his  competitors know what happened,  The average oif prosperity and of  -wealth among-.'the readers of a  country newspaper is far greater  than among the readers df a great  metropolitan daily, and, in . proportion to the cost lof advertising  intelligent publicity through ihe  country newspaper gives by far the  best results.  And the prosperity and the intelligence of the country depend  upon "the work done by sometii.fli-  like , 'fcwio thousand news pap'ei-s  most of them small and poorly  paid, for their work /throughout  Canada  What we have said about automobile   advertising   refers   to   ud-  .veintiising in other lines.   The dwellers   in  the cities, readers   of  the  metropolitan ' dailies,   have   before  their eyes the .temptations and attractions of the great 'stores'which  oannot be reached by the readers  p'f'flie country newspapers.   If our  business 'men realized their pppor  tunitieis they would fight -for  extended parcel post, and they would  make of every-country newspaper  an 'active- distributing agejney, and  doubling and trebling the Country's  prosperity  and  industrial activity,  Very few realize what it means  when a man undertakes the public  ation of  a daiily, or weefkly news  paper in  a small .place.  The editor risks everything, pov-  ejtty, bankruptcy, indifference , of  the public, and at best his reward  can be very small.  lit is not likely that the Industrial Workers otf thc World will  move to Mexico and set up a new  republic, although it might be well  if they did so, in order that'the rest  of mankind' might have an opportunity to "look on" and see how, it  was clone. With' them it may be a  ease of it being easier to talk of  what should be done than the real  acit of governing.  r- u ��������� i  3=S  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  O ':'  O  O  O  O  60000000000600000000000000  WHEN FOWLS MOULT  Then Is the Proper Time lo Keep a  WiUchlng l'J'������ .for Stock Most  Suitable for Breeding.  Moulting is a natural process, and  no drugs or tonics other'than sultnblo  feed, should be required. A good laying ration, provided it docs not tend  to ���������fat-ten thc fowl excessively, is quite  suitable during1 this season..Some advise adding  a  little  ground  oil   meal  or linseed meal to the ration,' and, of  course, it is necessary that the flock  ���������receive sufficient animal food or meat  in   some   form,   because   nitrogenous  material is essential to thc growth of  feathers.- Whole grain can  bo  fed  in  litter, or well scattered amid the grass  .every   afternoon,    while   green    food  is   suitable   for   the   morning   meal.  Grain alone  will not make  the  best  plumage;   many  poultry   breeders  do  not feed enough meat and vegetable  foods during this period.    Pure water  in abundance(is also necessary. Where  high-class show, stock is kept,  some  advise  keeping  the   hens   out  of  the  hot   sun   during   the   time   the   new  feathers are coming in, claiming that  the  sun fades  the  color  of  the  tips'  of  the  small,  growing' feathers,, and  ���������that the result is a plumage that is  faded   or   mottled,   and   too   light  in  color.     To   remedy   this   latter   condition  necessitates ' keeping  the  hens  inside   on   bright-days   and   not   exposing them  to the-sun.    Where the  -hens  have  the /ran^.of  a .full-grown  orchard,   they '���������'will* ''not  suffer   much  from . this,  as   the, trees   will ��������� furnish  enough shade.  The'moulting season'is also a good  time to select the stock for breeding  and laying purposes. If the breeder  .watches his flock closely, he will  notice that the strong, vigorous fowls-  pass through tlie moulting period  much more quickly than those of  ^ickly, weak constitution. The robust  hen, with 'reserve vitality, will pass  through the moulting period very  quickly, and will hardly cease laying  for a short time; while the* poor layer,  with the narrow head and body, and  the long, thin beak and dull eye ���������  all of which indicate weakness ��������� will'  be several weeks, producing her new  coat of feathers, and will not lay again  for some time, probably not until  spring is approaching. This, then,  affords one' of the best reasons to  weed out the undesirable birds and  select the profitable individuals. Do  not neglect the fowls during this  season. Keep them well fed, thriving  and free from vermin, and do everything possible to keep up their'vitality  and encourage early moulting.  Now is.the proper time to get a bar-,    ... .>  ,     gain; in ��������� horse blankets. " Selling in.  order to clear out the winter   stock   ,;  20 per cent Below Marked Price  J. GERNAEY  P.O. Box 45' . '   Abbotsford, B,C.      1  LIVERY AND FEED STABLE  i  Toll Taken by Weeds.  Did you ever stop to think of the  tax you are paying- to keep up the  weed crop? If the township should  levy a tax on your crops equal to  25 per cent, of the value, you would  rebel in. righteous indignation.  Wouldn't you? Yet a good many of  us permit a stand of 25' per cent, of  weeds to occupy our fields and think  we are doing pretty good farming too.  Why not grow grain or roots, or  some other good crop, where that  weed tax is now growing? The weeds  give no return. They draw more  heavily on the water supply and plant  food supply than paying crops. Paying  crops and weeds cannot occupy land  at the same time. Let us grow paying crops and get profits rather than  pay  taxes.  Pound for pound, the plant food  required by crops and by weeds is  almost the same, but weeds are better  food gatherers. The greatest difference comes when the question of  water arises. Weeds not only require  more water but 'are able to get it;  From 300 to 700 pounds of water are  used in producing a pound of dry  matter in our common crops. Weeds  require even more.' . If it conies to a  contest as to which, will get it, the  weeds win.  In letter-writing, 'with men th������  greatest difficult " is in -beginning a  ���������letter; with women it is more difficult to leave off. Hence the feminine  postscript.  Having purchased the interest of Mr.D.  McKenzie -I am prepared to give the  best of satisfaction as to prices and  comfortable rigs. Stables open day  night to do business.  I solicit yp*.ir patronge.  H. McKENZIE, prop.  *4m^J*������^Jn{^>$^^  age  ive  mmmsmmssmm  . -��������� .        I.-  If your   Subscription to  $        the Post is not paid or if  r   not already a Subscriber  t  T  T  T  T  t  mmmmmsmBmM  abbotsford; b. c  raw:--   ��������� r.  ���������pong is  ,   Call and see our line of Garden Tools,  . Poultry  Netting and Paint. for that  HOUSE of yours.   -  ���������t*u   -u-i ....,:'  Jas. Elliott  sE  ���������\ "     ������������������ i;  z&5&&  INSURANCE  LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  PWfl  If  you are looking for a home  or snappy investments'  in town lots, acreage or farm  property   :  see  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbots! wd.  i  fl  "���������' !���������'���������  '-^  ���������j.:;.1 '���������.,.,)  ���������acvi^f",'1" c\(  j.:: ,    ' j.... SUPPLEMENT  00CO0C>000000C>00CKD0CHD00000a,  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  SUNSHINK  I.N TIIE   HEN-HOME  Cleanliness and SuiiHhiiie Will Assist  Considerably In Keeping Chicks  in u Uood Health}' Condillou.  Sunshine Is one of the best articles  in the hennery, as in tho home. The  chicks which start'In tho world with  two or three weeks* of sunshine may  almost shako their feathers In disdain  at (he iiBual diseases, of chick childhood. It Is the cold, darnj) weather  which brings about bowel trouble almost every time. Clennllncss and sunshine will rout It if anything will,  But there are other precautions which  may bo taken to ward It off. Powdered charcoal in food or drinking  water or both Is an excellent corrective. A drop or two of camphor  In the drinking fountain Is also an  antidote. Tea made of blackberry  roots Is recommended for the disease  in Its Incipient stage. Drooping wings  are a sure Indication of trouble; and  the patient should be at once removed  from the rest of the flock.  preforming; ghin^  '    Helpful Dairy Hints  AH dairy utensils should be exposed to the rays of the sun just as  much as possible after being thoroughly cleaned and ^calded. Sunlight  Is one of the beat known enemies of  bacteria. A rack on the south side  of the dairy house, where the sun's  rays strike most, is neither expensive  nor unhandy.    '  The best way to properly cleanse  the different dairy utensils is to first  rinse with cold or lukewarm water  and then wash with a stiff scrubbing  brush in warm water, first dissolving  some good washing powder. Afterwards rinse with boiling hot water  and place on an Incline on the "sun-  bath" rack. Don't turn them upside  down or the sun can't get In its work,  Cloth shou'ld not be used either in  washing or wiping the different parts.  If the rinse water used last is hot  enough no wiping Is required.  It's a poor plan to use hot water  before the can is thoroughly cleaned,  It should not be so hot that one can  not bear one's hand in -t. Hot -water  cooks the albumen in the milk and  the result is a yellow deposit In the  corners and seams.  The same rule for washing applies  to all dairy utensils ��������� cans, pai'ls,  separator parts, strainers, etc., and  never use wooden ware about thf  dairy. It can't be kept clean. A  wooden pail is all right for carrying  shelled corn to .the chickens, but -it  isn't all right for handling either milk,  cream or skim milk. It is practically  impossible to keep it clean.  1  1EMD MIT  YOUR BOOK  ..������.*"  \  ^X& U/lDt CUVOOOU)  (jnoEn^OOQO-  PKINCE CHINU  HONG KONG. ��������� Prince Ching  who is a leading factor in the  reformation of China, will bo tho  president of the privy council in the  national assembly. He is a progressive Chinese and was a Secret  friend of the foreigners during the  famous siege of the 'legations at  Peking.  ���������(..-���������������������������.���������E^fii^s^a  &m  When a farmer opens  his first hag of cement  he has taken a long step In the march of Progress,  which  leads to Prosperity.  ' After he uses that bag���������if only for a hltching-  block or a porch step���������he has learned some profitable  lessons.  He knows that It doesn't take an expert to use  concrete successfully.  lie knows that he has added a permanent Improvement to his property, something that will last as long  as the farm itself.  He knows that he has added convenience, and  therefore profit, to his home.  He knows that it didn't cost him more, In money or  time, than if he had used an Inferior material and  made a. temporary Improvement.      >  Ho knows that he wants to read the book,  " What the Farmer Can Do With Concrete "  to find out how he can apply these lessons to other  places on,his farm.  This ndvortlseinont is to tell him that his copy of  this profusely illustrated book is ready to bo mailed  as soon as he sends in his name and address. It  makes no difference whether he tins yet used that  first bag- of comont or not. If ho hasn't, the book  will tell him how to use it to the host advantage.  And  in any case it's  ABSOLUTELY FREE  A hundred and sixty pnges of plain description, telling how other farmers have used concrete, with photographs to Illustrate every paragraph  In thc text.  Just s������nd your name and address on a postal,  In a letter, or use the coupon, and the book will  be sent  by return  mall.  Address  CANADA   CEMENT   CO.,  Ltd.  National Bank Building  MONTREAL  si ft 4*  There    was    Considerable    Gnessii..  Round the Hall-Stove Before the  Bunch Got to Know about the  Wisdom' of  the   Wood.  ANTED  Size of Poultry Flocks.  It is almost invariably found  thai  when hens are kept in small flocks  they lay better and are more healthy^  than when massed together in large  numbers.    It is not exactly  easy  to  'say just why this should be so, but  it  has   been   proved   over . and   over  again to be the case.    Probably it is  more a question  of purity  of  atmosphere than anything else. Save under  exceptional   circumstances,   25   hens  should not be exceeded; if the house  is a particularly good one���������high, airy,  and  well   lighted���������'the  flock  may  be  larger, but, as a general rule, the best  results are obtained  when  25  is not  exceeded.. A week or two ago we saw  a house that was made to accommodate 350 hens, but the owner admitted  that these birds did not do nearly so  well ��������� as   his  other  flocks,   averaging  ���������about 18 to 20 hens.   The best system  of   housing   is   undoubtedly   on   the  colony plan ��������� small houses scattered  about  the   fields,   holding   not   more  than two dozen hens. When producing  eggs for hatching, it is a great mistake  to  attempt  running  more  than  one'-. male bird  with; each pen.    This  has often been tried, but very rarely  with success.   It is, on the other haiid,  a very bad plan to breed from a large  flock, of   hens   mated   with   several  cocks, for ih this manner it is almost  impossible to improve the stock.  Senator McLean, of Connecticut, ib  a great fisherman and hunter. Las;  spring he invited two companion's tt  accompany .him to a shooting camp in  the North woods. When they entered  the little cabin their attention was  attracted to the unsual position of a  new stove, which was set on posts  about four feet high.  One of the senator's companions began to comment upon the knowledge  woodsmen . gain by observation.  "Now," said 'he, "this man has discovered that the heat radiating from  the stove strikes the roof and the circulation is so quickened that tiie camp  is warmed in much less time than  would be required if the stove were  In its regular position."  The other was of the opinion that  ���������it was elevated to be above \- the  window in' order that cool and pure  air could be bad at night. Senator  McLean, being more-���������.practical; contended that it was raised in order  that a good supply of green wood  could be placed beneath it to dry.  After considerable argument each  man placed a five-dollar bill upon the  table and r*reed to let the guide  settle the dispute.  "Well," said he, "when I brought  that 'ere stove up th' river I lost  most of th' stove pipe over board,  and had ter set it up there so as ter  baV th' pipe reaoh through th' roof."  tHe got tiie money.  Reliable men with selling ability  and some knowledge of -.he iruit  business or Nursery Stock, to represent ua in British Columbia ap  ,ocal and general agents.  Liberal    inducementa J and  permanent poaition/for the right men.  Write   for   full  particulars.  STONE & WELLINGTON  The Fonthtll Nurseries.  (Established 2S3T)  TORONTO,        -       "   -'     Ontario  Farm  i i iiiniiiiiin tin  Improves the Community  The greatest benefit a farming dis*  trlct can have bestowed upon it is th������  settlement In it of a farmer of up-to-  date ideas, pushful, energy, and leading character. People will laugh al  him at first, but they'll copy hia  methods when his success Is manifest  No man is watched and imitated so  much as a successful farmer, hence  he does more good to a farming community than anyone else. He will  take a leading part In the local cluba  and Farmers' Associations, and In all  co-operative movements, and the possibilities for good in these are simply  enormous. He keeps In touch, too,  with the scientific and manufacturing  worlds so far as they are connected  with agriculture, and is hand in glove  with the nearest experiment station,  which the Ignorant man despises. And  he will take his part in the social,  ldfe In the district too, for he knows  it is an important for him as for anyone else*. .....  ���������._   First Sewing Needle  Jt is believed that the first fine steel  sewing needles were made in London,  at any rate, in the reign of Queen  Mary. The implement, however, did  not receive much favour, >and not  until 15(i6 were they really taken Into  general use. _   Forcing Growth of Fowls.  i An extremely common cause of ill-  health and lack of vigour is that the  fowls are forced to too great an extent, in order to have, them ready for  market with the least delay. We  realise how important a matter this  is, ��������� becaus," unless.;they are marketed  when prices are high, a considerably  smaller profit is made. If killing birds  only are forced, no harm ensues, but  the danger arises when some of these  chickens are retained for stock pur-  ���������poses. By all moans force the marketing birds, because It is in a large  measure immaterial whether sucb  possess sound constitutions, but it >  a mistake, and one fraught with rha  gravest risks, to employ such birds  for breeding. Stock birds should be  permitted to grow slowly, because  only so can < they attain full health  and vigour.  Matsqui   Hotel   I    _ & Q de la Gil  Mi^inxi r.iTY  RC m       Ld������   ���������3������   VJ������   ^a^  let   ^*J  MISSION   CITY, B.C.  This hotel makes a  specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.     Comfortable   sitting-  room and   best  of   hotel service  Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  CHAS. E. DeWITT, Pteprietor  By scientific breeding we have  developed two" v distinct and  practically unrelated _ strains o  our Snow S.- C. W. White  Leghorns. These have all  been developed from our original two unrelated families of  birds by the mo������i careful selection   and correct   breeding.  Iffi  ,a,i  \Xf  We are ready to book any order,' large or small.  Proprietors  Abbotsford, B. C.  City Market  This Market is owned and  operated by the City, thus  guaranteeing all transactions. We solicit your  consignments of Fruit,  Poultry, Veal Eggs, Etc.  J Highest prices, sharp returns, smart settlements.  John McMillan  Manager  WANTED ��������� Fruit growers and farmers to  grow stringless beans and sweet corn. In  order to insure the right variety being  grown .for canning purposes, we have a  snpply of seed ������n sale at the factory. Apply immediately.  ission City, B. C.  WANTED���������Tender 'far clearing one  .acre.- cm Lots 160-1, cofn-er Cedar  Valley ah,d Silverdale  Road.   H.  p., care thfiB oiffice.  FOR SALE-Purebred S. C. White  Leghorn Cockerels; also purebr.ed  barred Plymouth Cockerels,     A"p-  ply S. M. TRETHEWEY, P. O.  21, Abbotsford, B. O,  Box  ft  i  k  Vil  1 (.<?������'  ^SHSH^  !  .a,".... i.n*" .\wjL~jmxsA.jLji.-L-JtHUBaujL)jL. m  'J*,   .i) '< 'iMil, ii' ii.^.,,., ������������������. jb.Ii':  ssar*  d^l-^MOTIBM-W^ i  ,i    ���������  Gents' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes  10 per cent discount off al  loots and Shoes for  two weeks.  GEO.   C.  CLARK,Abbotsford,B.C.  lgsgSPS*5= '" M*.--r~*, ���������::������������������,.'��������� ���������-^^->��������� -.: ,w^i���������uxj^..���������;azc  rr*T  ERC1AL  HOTEL  j Mcelroy & co.  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY.  ^pMfflBfc  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.,  CITY  OSSBBEffiE  ;������2B������  ���������  ABBOTSFORD, B. CI.  "  Strictly" first-class in'every respect.    The bar is  stocked-with the best of wines, liquor and.cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  PECKHAM & HUTTON PROPRIETORS  Fr8?  as  ace  :������B0  Eyelgfrt Specalist  Manufacturing Optician  Does tk-2 Finest  Optical  Work.  Medical men- and others pay tribute to kia skill.  798 Granvilltf.St. .yancou*6r  Henderson  (Associate  Members Can.   Soe. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  ��������� Offiec, next P. O. P. O. Box 1 1  The Butter Mnker  The1 butter maker should know his  business thoroughly. There are .lots  of them who do. He should be given  every chance to make good butter.  He should have, all the necessary  equipment so that he can have no  excuse on that, score. .He should  reject any and all milk or cream that  will not malce a good article. If the  board stand with him there will be  but very little trouble about the rejections of such products. ,; He should  be courteous to the patrons. There  ehould be confidence between the  manager and himself, and the rest  will be easy.  He should be paid good wages and  If he is a good man do not be afraid  to .Increase his pay because he is  worth as much, if not more, to you  than to the other creamery that is  trying to get him. Remember that it  takes the right kind of people, as well  as the right kind of cows, and enough  of,,them to make a, creamery run  smoothly and successfully.-  Silling Geese.  1   Kill geese the samei ..way as chick-  esja_and_turkezs,   &������ypr.Jc.\H_r2or&_8������  a time~Ihan you can pick' while "they  are still warm. The outside feathers  should be removed first and the down  la scalded so It will remove easily  The dry pick-ad feathers should be  hung up in a warm room to dry out  thoroughly, and kept separate from  those that are scalded off. Large  feather may be sold as quills. In  shipping, the carcasses should be  packed in barrels or boxes with paper  or straw between them to prevent  bruising.  Mice and Sanscald  "We protect our trees during the  winter with white building paper. It  haB an advantage over, tar paper in  that it keeps the tree, cooler and sun-  scald Is not liable to Injure the trees.  The paper io tied on with binder  twine, and. a little earth heaped up  around the .bottom.  The beat way to avoid the depredations of "mice la not to,grow them.  Mice are not found in the same orchard with clean cultivation.  THE ABBOySFORB i OST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. O,  am .i ��������� i  FOR  Chickens, Fruit and Market Garden  Ten Acres one-quarter Miles  from Abbotsford will soon  be annexed to town. Four  acres cleared, good house,  barn, sheds, etc. Nearly all  fenced.  $1500 cask  J^   For this fine Proposition  mffirmagm'MBrma-^tfflmow^^  rE want your subscription to the, Abbotsford  Post and as an inducement to those who  pay one year's subscription we will give a box of  "Go Ahead" Chocolates, specially made for us by  the new chocolate fbctory at Mission City, B. C.  Chocolates sweet'and mellow-and guaranteed . to  make you feel sweet  THIS offer is good until May 24th- when the  chocolates will be distributed at Abbotsford,  or at any other point convenient to the subscribers  Secure coupon when you pay subscription either at  our office or at Geo. Clark's store. "Go Ahead" and  subscribe for the FOUR   ������ '  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  'J> )J J .l-^-^���������^���������^-^  Mrs. She-ppard and Miss lilliol  of Vancouver spent' the last \,vet>k  end wiith itheir parents here, Mr.  and  Mrs. Jim Elliot.  Mr, J. .\V. MciCalKi.m oi New West  minster was a visitor in town on  Saturday; last.  ' 'Mrs. TO'Wle, of' Vancouver, who  has been viiSiitfoig Mr. and Mrs. Ji.m  Nelson, returned liomc last week.  [Mrs. McGra-y ret-urned to Ab-  .uoisfon'd. Inst Saturday aftei\ a  five weeks* visilt wifth friends in  Vanco'uvc'r and Taeoma.  Mrs. Geo. Kerr and Miss Anna  McCallum visiited friends i.n Vancouver last 'week.  When, next yo/iir watch needsi 'attention, leave it with, Campbell, tha  Abbotsford Watch-maker. Shop  located in dark's Gents' Furuish*-  ing  store. .  ^- . >������   'Mr H. H. Skelton, i'lo-j- Van-  .oauver, late -oif ^.A-bbotsfjri,. will  sing ,at the concert on Saturday  next. .  ,  C. Sumner wias in New Westminster  on business last Tuesday  How to be Happy thoug  Eat Bread made and sold by the  Abbotsford Baker,   "the kind  that mother made-"  The Abbotsford Bakery  ALBERT LEE, PROPRIETOR  ^^msmmasmmsmi  ���������r i' "i [ga  ra=3=  race  iu._. ,J.J1W  .���������in     .  ������'-".'(������*<   ''������������������������l*  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Estimates Promptly Furnished  Work Guaranteed    P. O.Box 227  Angus -Mclnnis was' in Vaneou*. ei  on   Tuesday,   as' also   was   xf.   C  Smith.  Donald Stewart o Cfayburn has  purchased a fine team of maiea  1=11 New Westminster.  "iSaciity"   CuliJn   has  gone  north,  as  bookkeeper  for   a   coh'ract.ng  ���������firm.   ���������   Mr. Meredith J. Lloyd, formerly  of A'bbo|tsford, has joined the pi o-  vimcial police force and i,s stationed  at   Skeena   Crossing,  near "Hazel-  1'o.n.  ���������Mrs.  J.J.'Sparrow is visiting wUii  fuiends at ithe coast.   ������   'Mr. Geo. iBei'tnand has left the  employ of 'Mr. S. Brooke.  Miss Moore spent Easter a,t the  coast;, leaving ion, Thursday evening per auiboim:ohile and . returning ;  an Monday.      '.',���������'���������. ���������    '   i������ .  ,   *   There' will be a grauid basket  so:cial i.n the Maple Leaf Hall i.u>  Friday evening, April 19th.  the latest advice froim Ottawa. 'Ihe  Boiard olf Trade have appointed delegates bo- appa-ar be-fore the Board  'jif Coimmissionea-s u'n regard to Lne  opening ,u,p tof 'Hazel Street. rhir-  ty days nat������oe is' required by Live  aoimmi.ssJonersitbat the. matter will  oe -taken;-up. This has been given  .by the local Board o'f Trade; and  at is hoped that the delegates v%;ill  be successful li'n- se'euring the open-  .ng oif Ithe 'street..  Abboilsford i',s now forging ahead  at such a rjapifl rate that .it is absolutely necessary, to have. Hazel  Street opened. When Essendene  A.venue is <blociked by the shuntiiig  ���������oif trains in the yards anotner  street- will then he o.pen for traffic  ihoiuld Hazel (Street be opened.  .Mr. J. -R. Peckham oft he Abbotsford 'Hotel returned on Wednesday  from   a   business   trip to the coasl   ������   MARRIAGE  On April, 10th, Charles B. Hf.l-  To'ut to Helen M. T. Taylor, prfiy  danghteir oi 'Rev. G\ W. Taylor,  of   Departure   Bay,  Nanailmo.  Mrs. Chas. -Hill-Taut will be  -'Ai  Hoime"   on   Thursday  and   Friday,  April 18 and 19th from 3 to 6 p   m  in honor of her son's wife, Mia  C  B    Hill-Tout.  Friends kindly accept this intimation.  MEETING WITH ,GRE \.T SUCCESS  Thoise having 'in hand the selli'ng  of shares 'for the new agricultural  grounds report that they are meeting with grand success, and so iney  should meet withe every success  as ilf will 'be one of the greatest  boosts Abbotsford even* 'had when  the flTist exhibitJon. is held on the  new grounds.  IMPORTED A FRENCH COACH  Mr.  Elliot,  oif EUiotviwie,  iimport  ed a fine French Coach from Washington State last week.   Don Qai-  chotte, who is nine years old, bringa  to Canada .wu'ith him' about twentv  first  prizes,  and  also  the   sweepstakes for the Minnesota State faT  in which he gained the gold modal  horses oif all ages competing.   Mr  Elliot brought his horse acros-i the.  line   last Saturday and  is  now  in  the stable across the river at EUiot-  ville.   Those   who   have   seen   the  horse claim he is   a   dandy.  ��������� ��������� .  WILL 'MEET IN MAY.  The railway commission wul meet  in Vancouver sometime' i,n "Ma'y is  HOTEL ARRIVALS  Abb������tsf������f*d Hotel.  R.  W. Bigger, Vancouver.  A.  E. Rio-ris-on, Vancouver.1  E. Cairn's;'New Westminster.  J. A. Anderraon, New Westminster  0. F. B'uc'hannon, New Westrain-  3.ter. v  <H.  B. Armstrong, Vancouver.  . R.  D. Kilmer, Victoria  G.   J. Laxdal, Vancouver.  F. H. Getdhell, Vancouver. .  W. H. Wall, Van'aauiviejrvi    v  Tern   Wilson, Vancouver    . >^  Thos.   Dornissy,   New   Westmin-  D. Mclnnes, Vancouver.  Geo-.. Berthone, Vancouver.  M. 'Murphy Boulordie, C. B.  A. W>r!{ght.  F. Harrold.  H.   Ryder,  Mt. Lehman.  EL Hutchinson Dennison.  Frank Sutihefby, Ladner.  Fraink   Davidson.  Vancouver  Bll Cu'leiton, Vancouver.  D.. McPherson, Vancouver ?  Jack McDonald, Vancouver.'���������  P-afce- McDonald,   Vancouver.  J. Maloney, Vancouver.  Mi.ss Sadie Hull, Belfast, Ireland  John Mc'Kee .Allen and wile, Ladder, B. ,C.    j  W. J. Henry, Vancouver.  J. Maloney, Vancouver.  All Gunner, Vancouver.       ,  F. W. Mcintosh, Vancouver.  Wm.  Bunrell,  Chilliwack.  G. B. Egan, Vancouver.  C. E. Rood, Vancouver.  A. B. Schnek, Vancouver.  J.  S. Matthews, Vancouver.  R.  C. Folwell, Vancouver.  CommereUI.  W.   H. Harriis, Vancouver.  J. W. Currie, Vancouver.  ���������JiO'O   O'Connell,   Vancouver.  E. J. 'KetcJium, Pine  Grove.  F. A. Doyle, Pine  Grove.   ������   John-Sharp Williams say at he best  nictmroatfng speelch was made uy  Private John Allen, who used to "IS?  a member oif the House from  Mississippi'.. The man Allen wished  to get on the ticket was an ex-Confederate soldi'er 'who had lost both  legs aimd hafd. ai ^oripple'd arm.;,  Theme ware many things that could  have been isai'd. about the man s  ���������a ar record, but Allen wished to be  bivef. (He gyt ,iup, looked at the  fiellqw, and'bro'pghtthe entire gath  eri'ng to its feet by his speech. He  said: "I -desine to ,nopiin;ate all  that's left of poor John Smith."  A man, larres'ted for murder, bribed an.Ir-'shman-on t'he- jury with  $100 to hang.put' f.or-;a- verdict of  .manslaughtea-.- The jury \weire out  ������������������ IciCig '.r,"mc|.- and .firialiy' came, in  wilt'h a ver-Jiict. ol manslaughter.  The man (rushed up - <<o the Irish  j'LM'or and' oai,d: ''I'm obliged, to  you, my. ifrieind. Did you have a  hard fc-.me?" "Yes," said the Irishman, "an awful time. The other  eleven wanted to acquit yez."  Julius Halverson, Sumas.  W. F. Thayer, Sutton.  #;d Reynard, Barrie, Ont.  W. Hess, City.  A. Smiith., Vancouver.  A.  Taylor, Vancouver.  L. Blake.. Chilliwack.  W.   B.   Weda, MarysvilLe,   Wash.  A.  E. Nixon, Vancouver.  M.  Davey, Ladner.  'Jas'. Ada-'r,'Vancouver-.  Wm. Fraser, Bank.  D. Serein, Vye Road.  C. Buyer's; Langley.  W.  F. Montgomery, Chase,   B.C.  Geo. Wheatly, G.N.R.  Myor Pot't'inger, City.   .  G.  P. Schmidt, Listowel, Oni.  J. D. Clark,.  'Oraham   Pbtbbs,  A^boiteford.  In. London1/t^he saloons are open  on 'Sundays bei^weien the hours of  i'ihree and ifive in the afternoon. A  couple o'f roughs were standing in  ' front of one of these accomodat-  ' tiows waiiting for it tp open when  a 'Salvation Army captain who was  passing said, "Men, don't you know  that whan you enter a saloon you  'emitter hell." "That's all right, old  tiop,", piped iqne /.of the roughs,  "they'll throw tuts out in a couple  of hours."   ������   LIQUOR  ACT,   1910.  (Section 49)  NOTICE is hereby given,, that on  the twelfth day of May next, application will 'be made to the Superintendent ctf Pro-vihcJal Police lor  .'���������rans-fer of ithe hotel license to seil  liquor by .re^ail'.in the hotel known  as the (Commercial Hotel, situate at  Abboi'is fiord, in the Province of  Br.Voish   Coluanbia.  Dated this ,12th day of April,  1912. .'' ���������   ,  James Mcelroy & c'o.  ���������Holders  of  License,  .tames Mcelroy,  BERNARD McELROY|!     ;  Applicants.   ���������   Proper Table Manners.  Teach the little one table manners  as soon as he can sit at the table and  handle   a  spoon,   says  an   exchange.  Nothing forma so complete a dividing  line  between  well,-bred  and  Ill-  bred people as their manners at table.  Eating In company with others should  be taught  as  a festival, not  merely  for the gratification of appetite. Many  ja child whose education at home has  ; been   neglected   has   suffered   untold  | inortifloatlon  when  making mistake?  In company in the little etiquettes o)  the table.    ���������  ,  Are always supplied with fine ranges.    The famous  McClaiy Manufacturing Go's.  -Ranges-  are sold and guaranteed by '  . ALANSON  Hardware and Furniture  r    ��������� i  '   Ripening- Creiini  on  tlie  Farm  There iti perhaps no other factor la  farm buttenhaking that causes more  trouble than the lack of proper ripening or souring of (he cream. On many  farms the ripening is done with no  other purpose In view than that of  causing the cream to churn more  easily.  The object in ripening cream should  be to cause the cream to churn more  readily, and to produce desirable  flavor and aroma. That cream will  churn more readily when sour is a  fact well known to any one who haa  bad experience . in making butter.  However, when it comes to the production of good flavor and aroma in  the butter, many vfail to grasp the  principle underlying the production of  these_ good qualities. The "main  reason why butter fat commands a  higher price on the market than other  fats is that it has a peculiarly desirable flavor and aroma which cannot . be exactly reproduced in, other  fats. For this reason ..It ia desirable  and profitable to develop these qualities in butter to the highest 'possible  degree. .,���������r,  ,, .-.-..  In order to produce.desirable flavor  It is very essential that the milk and  cream be handled under sanitary  conditions.  To Introduce filth into the cream  Is to itnroduce'. not only the bad  flavors which that filth contains, but  also germs which will tend to develop  some kind of a .bad flavor in th������  cream.  The Motorcycle on the Farm  The motorcycle Is appealing very  strongly to the Canadian farmer, because apparently it, brings him eo  much closer to town. This is evidenced by the fact that a few yeax������  back there were perhaps one or two  motorcycles In a county, now there  are hundreds.  Tho necessary trips and hurry up  calla to town can now be made in  one-fifth the time, but that is not aH.  These same tripe can be made at a  cost of from one. tenth to one-fifth of  a cent per mile.  The private road horse, kept only  for road trips, Is rapidly being replaced by thf motorcycle, which does  not "eat its head off" when Idle. Even  If one has a road horse, neceaswr  trips are often postponed, because you  cannot work a horse, all day and thes  drive in the evening, too.  Painting, Sign Writing  General repair work  J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford    -   ������������������ B. C  Good Storage Room for  Furniture.  If your Grocer has not  Five Roses Flour  On hand you can get it at the  Abbotsford  Feed and  Grain Store  J. J. SPARROW, prop.  Happiness  "If folks go looking for happiness  It never comes to them. Happiness  isn't a thing ��������� it's yourself."  "A woman is never so happy as  when she has a mere' man at her  ieet, grovellir-j. there In hopeless perplexity." "   ._   AG  Geo, Zeigler  Carriage, House  and Sign Painter  Call and get prices.  All work guaranteed  Abbotsford -       B. C.  HARRON BROS.  Emb Imers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel   W34 Granville, St,*,    Phone 3486  ffit&rtlk Vancouver,       Office    and  WANTED���������A gaoid ambitious  boy to get subscriptions for us in  his spare time. Write for partlq-  ularsi, McLeans Magazine, 347 Pender Street, .Vancouver, B.C.  Electric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  lectric Power  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all applications tor service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  h Railway tti  i.  M


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