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 'ii/-  1\  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Stitf>.  ,P  &  .,-:'..:.. ..j..  ..jai w tm������:^..,-..'.J..  ISST  ���������mj.--*.'--*-  . fjj iJL .'���������li.'.-'.UI   .J_J L���������l'.l^!L-'���������. 'lU-^M^TJlL'J.L:  Vol, XIII.; No. 23  ABBOTSFORD, B, C>  FRIDAY,   APRIL 20   1917  &������8.     '51.00 per Year  aw���������  HILL'S STORE NEWS  Vol. I.  Our Goods are the Beet  No  Print  Shirts���������The Forsyth Brand:  , r  Good Patterns, Perfect Fitters, each     $1.40  A cheaper Line at, each       : ���������    - $1.25  Men's- Work Shirts, $1.00 and      -        $1.25  Men's Work Sox,    -      -      -    -    25c a pair  SELECTED Fresh Garden SEEDS  in-great Variety:  Steele Briggs, D. M; Ferry's, Rennie's  ���������and McKeiizie's; ...  Notes From Ridgedale  Tho Ridgcdale Rod Cross workers  wore cntortained by Mrs. John Over-  stall on Wednesday, April ��������� 18th.  Much good work was accomplished. .  Mrs, John Rohl spent the week  end In Vancouver.  The whist Drive held at Mrs.  May ton's on Friday last Avas a decided success. The evening avub  fine and there was .'a large attendance. The event vras a succesB financially.  Tho Crosby Silver Case, donated  by Mr. John Reld was won by Mrs.  Matsqui who hold the lucky ticket���������  no. 120. The poceedu of Raffle and  evenings entertainment amounted to  $115 to apply on the Red Cross material.  Miss Sharp was in Vancouver visiting friends during the holiday week.  Mr. H. F. C. Kelso attended the  Avhist drive at Mrs. Hayton's on Friday evening.  Pte. Bert Saunders of Victoria is  the guest of his brother, Mr. John  Saunders.  Mrs. J. A. Hargitt, of Mssion City  spent the week end with Mrs. Morris  of the C. N. R. depot.  MAY  DAY  OJN MAY  J8th  I  Soldiers Smoke  Hold Regular Meeting  From Killam and Beck advising  Avith regard to J. Smith's claim for  fence allowance. The matter was  left with Coun. Aisn to adjust.  From Langley Council enclosing  copy of resolution ,to impose a poll  Tax on all males from the age of 18  to 60, except those paying taxes on  real property; collection of such to  ���������be made by Municipalities. Clerk  to reply that Council could not endorse resolution.  From Killam and Beck giving  terms for legal advice.    Laid over.  From Whiteside, Edmonds and  Whiteside giving terms for legal advice. Clerk to ask for further information.  From H. Bruce referring to added  improvements of his land; the matter was referred to the Assessor.  From William Taylor stating that  an extention of time had been given  to the contractor under the Ditches  and Water Act, and approving of the  amount   paid   on  account.    Filed.  From Leeming Miles Company of  Montreal asking for this year's list  of births in the Municipality. Clerk  to refer the Company to the Reg-  istar ot NeAV Westminster.  Tenders Avere received and considered for work on the Aberdeen  Road north of the International  Boundrv as folloAVs: C. E. Cophart,  $125.00; R. Butler, $139.00; E. W.  Mouldev, $144.00; R. Peardon and  Sons, $180.00; D. Combs, $138.00;  J. R. Campbell, $140.00; J. C Cross-  ley, $174.00A On motion of Couns.  Meiander and Phinney the contract  was awarded to C. E.    Cophart    for.  $125.00.  The Clerk was instructed to notify  Mr. S. Campbellthat in the" blasting  necessary to Improve the Aberdeen  Road the Council Avould not be responsible for any damages done to  his telephone line as it was there  Avithout pemission.  Bills Presented For Paymont  Ward one: E. W. Mouldcy contract Clear brook Road $145.00  Ward one, general repairs: E. W.  Mouldev, $7.40; A. McDonald, 1.50;  J A. Gladhill, $3.00; F. Baines $28;  11 Salmon, $20.70; H. Peardon, $13;  B. Murphy $24.00; A. Peardon $4.80  R. Butler, $2.4 0; R. Butler, hauling  powder, $1.20; B. Baines, $8.55;  One half box powder, $3.90, coils of  fuse 20<4 caps 25tf, $4.35; Leonard  Sinclair,  $2.50;  Total,  $116.60.  Ward two: Glenvalley ditch di-  A'ersio: James Cromarty. $23.70;  John Cain, $37.80; A. Patterson,  $44.48;   Total   $105;99'.  Ward tAvo, general repairs.  A.  Boyle,     $2.00;     D.    Shogren,  Ward three,  general repairs.  $2.40.  Ward four general, repairs.  D. Shogren,  $2.40;  Ward three, Fuller Road App'n.  $50.00; J. J. Gatenby $50.00; Ward  three, general repairs: J. J. Gatenby, $5.20; Clayburn Co. Ltd. 16 in.  pipe, $9.00; Charles Bradner, $6.90;  Glen Purver, $21.00; D. Johncock  $18.75;   Total,   $60.85.  Ward three, Bell Road: R. A.  Baynes, $2.40, T. E. Bradner, $2.40;  Chas. Bradner, $2.40; A. Roncote,  $2.40; Glen Purver, $2.40; Mrs. C.  Purver, 27yds. gravel, $1.35; Total,  $13.35;  Ward three, gravel screen, Seldon  Creamery Store, 50������;  Miscellaneous:    Peter  Keay,   one  clay on Hindu case,    $2.5.0; J. E. Israel, one half day on    Hindu    case,  $1.25;   Geo.  H.    Kerr    Magistrate's  fees and expenses trial of Chlnainafl  $11.85; ArroAV Press printing, $28.70  The   Columbian   Advertising,   $7.90;  W. R. Burr Stationery. $1.65; B. C.  E. R. Ry. Light Agri. Hall,    $3.75;  Children's aid society of Vancouver,  $20.00; W. J. DAvyer, two auto trips  to    Abbotsford    Avith    Chinaman,���������  police account,  $5.00;   J.    T.    Aish  travelling expenses $4.00; A. Calder  fifteen Blue Jay heads 65^;    Archie  Conroy tAventy-two M. R. tails, $2.20;  Stanley Carlson 15 M. R. tails, $1.50;  John  Morrison  twenty-two    M.    R.  tails ,$2.2 0; John Murray, four wild  cats $8.00; Jos. Lehman seven   wild  cats,  $14.00;   J.  Le  Feuvre, salary,  $80.00;   Paid   Registration  loan  by-  !aAv, $1.00; L. R. office two redemption fees, $1.50; One date stamps 35?  Pencils    15(J, 50?; R. H. Port M. D.  1 qr. M. H. C,    $18.75;    Council's  indemnities, $250.00; Six Red Cross  Societies,   $48.00.  ~ (CoptJnued     on   Page Two)  Smokes Ease the Soldier's    Burdens  Canadian Officers Give  Warm  Thanks  The Over-Seas "Club who organized Canada's Tobacco Fund, are  constantluy receiving letters of appreciation for their great work from  officers and men in the Canadian  forces at the front. Following are  a feAv extracts from some recent letters.  "Many thanks from all  ranks of  this Company.  (Signed)   J.   E." Gobeil,  Capt,  Canadian Divisional Train"  "I have received case and on behalf of my section wish to tender you  our sincere thanks for same. Wish  ing you every success in the good  work you are doing.  (Signed   J.   MacFarlane,  Lt.,  Canadian  Infantry   Battalion.  "It is needlss to say that the cigarettes and tobacco were greatly appreciated, and the heartiest thanks  are due to the Over-Seas Club and  the donors for their kindly thought  and liberality.  (Signed) A. C. Ross, Capt. and Adj.,  Can.  Entrenching Battalion."  "On behalf of my men, I thank tho  Donors most heartily.'  Wishing you  success in the good work.  (Signed)   A.   D.  Nilson,   Major,  Batt. Canadian Infanty B. E. F."  With the incease in men arriving  at the front the work of trying to  supply all Canada's soldiers with  smoking material has become increasingly difficult and unless the public  contribute more generously, many,  many soldiers will be deprived of  their comforting smokes.  The editor of this paper any local  Post office or bank will receive your  contribution to Canada's Tobacco  Fund of Avhich the entire cost of organization and administration is  borne by the Over-Seas Club.  For every quarter contributed,  some soldier on active service receives a large packet of Canadian  manufactured Tobacco, 50 best  quality Canadian made Cigarettes  and a box of matches. Those of our  readers avIio can help in this matter  are invited to write to F. R. Jones,  the Organizing S&cretary, Windsor  Hotel, Montreal,. P. Q.  Miss McMaster is visiting her  parents here.  Mrs. Barrett, and daughter  of Sumas were visiting their  parents Mr. aiid Mrs. A. J. Anderson, last Sunday.  Mrs. Ayearst left on Friday  night for the east. She has  been living with.Mr. and Mrs.  Boyd for a considerable time  and will be greatly missed by  her many friends. -  Mr. and Mrs.,Alanson spent  several days in Vancouver last  week.  Miss Dorothy Parton was a  visitor in town last week and  brought her sister Florence  home for the week-end.  The Masons held a grand  meeting in the Masonic hall  here last Tuesday evening. Over 80 were present. After the  meeting a magnificent banquet  was served. Brethren from1  Vancouver, New Westminster,'  and Bellingham were present.!  Mr. Bruce gave an excellent  address on Friday evening last  About $30 was made.  Rev. J. L. Campbell is home  for a few~'days 'looking "after  his garden.  Mrs. Campbell is going East  as a delegate to the Presbyterian missionary council.  Mr. Cobley and family are  moving to Vancouver.  Miss B. Trethewy has been  a visitor in Vancouver and Chil  liwack.  Mr. and Mrs. Wiggins and  daughter were visitors in Vancouver last weekend.  Reeve McCullum's new office  is now about completed.  Mr. Zeigler is painting a part  of the town���������riot red.  Mr. E. Ryall is driving a jitney from Abbotsford to Vancouver.  The social given by Mrs. J.  F. Boyd and Mrs. B. B. Smith  for the Red Cross was a grand  success in every way. 18 tables  of Progressive whist were in  Masonic hall.  .The ladies of Abbotsford who  lake pride in knitting sox will  have an oportunity of displaying their skill in this work on  May Dy;   as  there  will  be a  knitting race for    the    ladies.  .Each one who enters the race  will be requested to    start    a  sock at the same time and the  one who knits the longest leg  of a sock in one- half   hour's  time will win.    All the sox,are  to be the same circumference,  or number of stitches cast   on  needles.    This contest will  be  during the afternoon.      It    is  not unlikely that Mrs. Maines.  although 83 years of age will be  in line to win the .prize, as she  has a record of knitting a sock  a clay with the exception of Sundays since the war began. More  particulars will   follow    later..  The general preparations    for  May Day are progressing very  favorably, the final success depending to a large   extent   on  the weather conditions on May  Day.  GARAGE MECHANIC  01S  DECK FULL TIME  During the past few days the  Abbotsford Garage is one of the  busy spots of Abbotsford. .The  new mechanic, Mr. Storms arrived this week and there was  work for him to do right away,  and he has been a busy man  ever since.  An old auto expert of our  town says that the way Mr. R. J.  goes after the sick parts of the  cars would make a troubled  auto driver's heart leap for joy.  At overhauling old cars he is  an expert, the diagnosis being  made in very short order, and  promptly attended to.  You know where the Abbotsford Garage is���������just close to  where the gold nuggets are  stored.  THE VACANT LOTS  At the recent meeting of the B. C. and  Yukon  division, Canadian Press association, it Avas    recomended    that  the minimum price for subscription  to Aveekly newspapers should be $2  a year.    The majority of provincial  Aveeklies have always been sold    at  that rate.    It was stated that no less  than seventeen Aveekles had dropped  out of the struggle during the past  tAvo years.    The great increase,    in  paper prices and in all other expenses incidental to the publication of  neAvspapers   has  affected  the     publication both north and south of the  line.     In the United States over 800  neAvspapers  have ceased  publication  and in Ohio alone   110   have   been  forced out.  Policeman Curley has resigned and with his family will become a resident of the prairies  where he will go in for farming.    Rev. W. McKay returned  missionary from South China  will speak in the Presbyterian  church on Sunday.  Rev. T. E. Roe of Sardis will  hold services at St. Matthews  church on Monday evening at  8 p. m. instead of on Sunday.  The Westminster Presbytery  will hold their next meeting on  May 1st in Chilliwack.  A beautiful writer has saidA "If  there be a pleasure on earth which  angels cannot enjoy and which they  might almost envy man the possession of, it is the power of relieving  distress. Every kindly act we do but  inclines us more and more toward  such deeds, and we become readier to  do the same again and with more enjoyment. Every kindness done to  others in our daily Avalks alvances us  nearer those great souls Avhich make  the age they live in memorable.  jack���������Our hostess was really the  most beautiful of all Avomen present.  Fio���������She took rood care to arange  for that when she sent out her invitations.  With such weather it would  be well to defer the cultivation  of the ground for the present,  says an expert as Jupiter Plu-  vius has put old mother earth  on the hike.  On Saturday April 14th a. Masonic gathering and banquet  was held in the Masonic Temple in Bellingham 'Washington,  and' a very pleasant time was  enjoyed. Among those who  attended from Abbotsford were:  J. H. Boyd, J. A. McGowan, J.  Shaw. Mr. Gosling, E. Scotsvolcl  A. Salt, R.Shortbreed, H. Hill,  Mr. Wallace and Wm. Longfellow. A number also were present from Huntingdon, including Mr...Cobley, Mr. McMurphy  Mr. Henderson and Mr. York.  Mrs. A. Lee who has been  seriously ill is gradually improving in health, although  still under the care of Dr. Swift  at the Bateman nursing home.  Mr. Mathews is convalescent,  after a very serious illness in  the  Dalton hospital, Sumas.  The government has refused  a hotel licence to the Ashcroft  hotel.  j  Dr. Thompson of Sumas died  on Thursday morning. THE ABBOTSFORD POST. ABBOTSFGED, B.\o
r SFdftD P��ST
l>UlbllsU��<l 1'iv.fiy; ^rltbiy by The l��twt PuMitihiiifi Couipwiy
weekly JournaKdovotei to the lnter��wt�� of Abbotsford, and diatriot
AdvttrtasilflC   rates   made   kuo>vu   ou   amplication
Our   Shibboleth���Neither   fur   uor   ��ii*iu'   th*   Ctavsruineut
J   A   BATES, -        '    ���     Editor and Proprietor
TIIH  MACK
W he n
times
The back yard garden next Hummer will be no joice.
potatoes, onions, cabbage, etc., aro soiling at,prices live
above ordinary figures, it is time Lor the consuniorAio do siome-
Lhing for himself. ,
Conditions like those.prevailing at present seem Lo bounu
to continue while the war lasts. Many of our food products are
being deposited at the bottom of Lhe Ocean by the German submarines. It is for the man who has money enough to buy a
hoe and energy enough to wield it to get busy in the back yard.
It is commonly complained that after one-has paid the expenses of a back yard garden there is no profit left. That may
be true when (.he householder hires all Lhe heavy work done;
-also he would better ask a little advice of experienced gardeners
at the various stages of the game. But lhe earth is iruittul. U
properly encouraged with good care, quite a dent can'be made in
the high cost of living.
An exchange tells of a newspaper reporter who interviewed
thirty successful business men and found that all of them when
boys had been governed strictly and frequently thrashed. m
?lso interviewel .thirty loafers and learned that
twenty-seven of them had been "uianmma's darling," and the
other three had been reared by grandmothers.
It pays to read the advertisements of enterprising; home
merchants. ��� They are the people who make it possible to
have conveniences right at your floor, so to speak.
- With the interest that has become general in .Brazil in the
matter of stock raising, the State of Rio de Janeiro has recently
passed certain laws .tending to favor the interests of breeders ol
hogs for slaughter. ���,-,,-        <-ua
The state.tax of 12 reis per kilo upon all xard   leaving   th-
state has been reduced to. one half. The decree establishing this
states that it has' become needful to encourage as much as possible all those interested in improving the hog raising* industry
of the country, and.in producing lard and other pork products
by' modern methods such as are in use in other countries. it
further states that the recent beginnings of a profitable beei,:
exporting business in Brazil should not make the farmers forget that there is equally great profit to be obtained from the raising of hogs, and it promises a continuence of the policy of lowering gradually all the export duties upon the products of agriculture and ranching. It also describes the profits which accrue
yearly to such countries at the United States and Denmark from
hog raising and suggests the possibilities of developing not only
a good industry in lard, but in refrigerated pork, bacon, hams,
sausages, etc., with the State of Rio de Janeiro.
These are busy days for the.gardener and ttie fruitgrower.
With fine weather there will be something doing in the next,
few weeks.
legate to intervieAv with other delegates from other Municipalities the
Provincial GoA^ernment in connection
Avith this road.
Moved by Coun. Phinncy, sec by
Coun. Aish and carried that Coun.
Melander be authorized the following
appropriations: $150.00 on the
White Road; 5250.00 on the Huntingdon Road; $1.80.0 0 on the Sinclair Road; $400.00 on the Mt. Lehman Road, Avith the option of calling
for  tenders.
,Moved by Coun. Melander, sec. by
Coun. Aish and carried that Coun.
Pliinney be allOAved to call for tenders Cor stumping and grading a por
tion of Lho Nelson  Road extension.
Alo'vd  by Coun.    Melandcr.soc     by
Co ii ii.  Aish and  carried   Ilia    Coun,
I'liinnov   i>e  allOAved   appropriations: |
$100.00   I'or the Marshall   Road, and
$,100.00  for l.ho Mare  Road.
���Moved by Conn. Melander sec. by
ftfnn, Phiniioy and carried Unit Coun
Mull be impropriated $50.00 to repair
.end of [''ore Road to gravel pit.
Movod by Coun, Melander sec. by
Coun Melander and carried I hat Coun
Aish l>e appropriated ' $200.00 for
urn vol  repairs.
ISy-Laws
The Clayburn-SLraiton Road by-
hiAV was reconsidered finally passed
and ndoptcdland signed by tlio Reeve
and Clerk under the Corporate Seal.
���The annuiil Loan By-Law marked
"P" was by osolution.of urgency advanced through tlie several stages
and passed third reading.
Tho Revenue By-Law 1!)17 was by
resolution of urgency advanced in 11.8
several stages and passed third reading.   ���
The Trildera By-Law was road a
first time.
The Council   then,    adjourned     i.o
moot on  Saturday, April  ;* I  a I
;i. in. in the Agricultural Mall ft
ford/
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��� Ad. in This "Paper
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Thai, man is loyal lo his flag
Who' gives to it his heart-fell, love,
Who makes it first in all bis life,
And puis its sorvire far above
All selfish inl.erosls of hir. own;
Who freely will his life-blood give;
Hul. who  wilh  lia rdo-r. sacrifice
Will for its good as_ loyal live
lie will not prove his love for it
By hanging if abov his door,
And'singing hymnals in its. praise,
By doing I his and nothing more;
But   when   the   nation   calls   its   ons
To  face  for it a crisis great,
To answer promptly to that call,
Not  for  one instant hesitate.
To hold it as a sacred thing,
To let no interest interfere
With  duty that is owing it,
No matter how 'tis close or dear,
To make it vital point of all,
That is  th  only,  single  way
A man is loyal to his flag.
FRIDAY   TH'IC   THU1TITENTH.
'   (Continued  From Page One)
Moved by Coun. ;Phinney, sec. by
Coun. Aish and carried that the Bills
presented for payment.and signed by
the chairman of Finance be passed as
read and cheques issued for the same
Moved by Coun. Pliinney, sec. by
Coun. Aish and carried that being
the originators of the scheme the
Matsqui Council strongly endorse the
establishment of .an international
Memorial Peace Higlnvay and that
Councillor Melander be appointed de
BECAUSE THE BIGHT PEOPLE ARE
LOOKING FOB YOUR AD.
If you COULD (although, OF COURSE, you
can't) stop every man you meet on the streets ,
asd ask: "Do you want to buy a pair of shoes?"
(Or any other kind of goods) You-.might And
half a dozen who would Bay "Yen." Perhaps not
one of these, however, would want to buy the
' article you want to sell.
"If your advertisement, however, were to be
printed in these columns this week, it would
"stop" EV1CRY MAN .IN TOWN WHO WANTS
TO BUY SHOES, OR CLOTHES, OR ANY
OTHER ARTICLE���-and it wouldn't "stop" anyone who didn't want to bny- That's the beauty
of the advertising way of finding a buyer. The
ad. finds the buyer through the simple process of
being easily and readily found BY the buyer -
And if, among the prospective buyers of goods,
there .is one to whom your, goods would be a bargain, and your ad. is a convincing one, you'll sell
what you want to sell.
(THIS SPACE FOE SALE)
o
Advertise the Goods You Sell the Public
Advertising never before offered so much protection
to the consumer. �� In periods like these���with a shortage
be so widespread that unbrauded merchandise deserves
more  suspicion. than  ever  before.
The advertiser must above all else, stick to established
in practicality all stuffs, substitution is palpably bound to
standards. His .is a long drawn game and, however little he can afford to preserve accustomed quality, he dares
still less to lose the results of invested publicity.
Trade with retailers who-regularly advertise and ask
for goods which newspapers r-ave rendered most familiar. Other stores and other manufacturers aren't equally obligated to square dealing.
Buy better goods���they're cneaper. Labor costs in all
commodities are destined to rise steadily. The various
expenses of business will also increase, therefore the lower the price of merchandic, the bigger percentage of
production cost per article and consequently a smaller
margin for materials. Thus, if a ten-dollar suit of
clothes could formerly be turned out for a fourth less than
at present, a suit of clothes purchaseable for ten dollars
today can't be expected to possess anything like the same
durability. Give enough to get enough. There is no
thrift in unwise expenditure. Service establishes the
measure of economy.
Superstitious persons look upon
the combination of the sixth day of
the Aveek and the thirteenth day ol
the month as singularly unlucky.
Whenever Friday,which separately is
regarded as the day possessing the
farthest south in luck, falls on the
thirteenth of the month, many people
have an ecstasy of shivers and carefully refrain from starting any ucav
combination Avhich * Ave have to-day
does not occur often; there will only
be one other Friday the thirteenth
this year, and that Avill be in July.
Friday Avas not always considered
unlucky. The day Avas named in
honor of Fr'iga, a goddess of the
character of the Roman Venus. Friga
was the wife of Odin, and her day of
Lite Aveek formerly Avas looked upon
as particularly lucky. Among ��� the
Mohammedans Friday is not a day
of ill omen. It is the Mohammedan
Sabbath, the day when Adam was
created, Avhen he entered paradise,
and the day when he Avas expelled.
It is the day of the Moslem assembly
for Worship. In the Catholic and the
Greek church Friday is celebrated as
the day of the crucifixion. It is a
day  of  abstinence.
In the Unitd States, April 13th,
which this year happens to be Friday
is celebrated as tbe birthday - of
Thomas Jefferson. On this clay in
1776 Washington's main army
reached New York City, and in 1877
the first telephone line used for business purposes was opened between
Boston and .Smnmerville. And if
one were to delve into history doubtless one could Unci a lot of unfortunate things Avhich happened on this
day of the month.,However, nobody
is going to worry much about Friday, the thirteenth. Most of us will
take the position that it doesn't mater what happens, so long as it does
not happen to us.
ABBOTSFORD  DISTRICT BOARD OF  TRADE
President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill
of Abbotsford, B. C.
Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month
Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites
with unexcelled shipping facilities and. cheap power
or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of
u the district, and industries already established.       Jh
TO AX OLi> TIN KOXXKT.
, Put on your old tin bonnet
! With the khaki paint upon it
j And we'll fill our glasses to ths"Day"
��� Though it rains, storms and drenches,
! We arc going to the trenches,
For 'tis our relieving day.
i   :
; Yes, von need your old tin bonnet
| When  the shrapnel   rains  upon  it���
If you  hadn't got one yon would  be
"finis"
You'd be planted 'neafh the clover
In a spot far off from Dover,
With the decoration���R. I. P.
So hern's'to tin. <~!dl'n bonnet
With tbe khaki paint upon it.
K. has shielded us from pieces, of H.E.
It is dirty scratched and dented
But the best thing yet Invented
For my comrades���and for me.
B. H. B.  Fleet  foot,
See me now about that Insurance
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I have a large and^splendid supply of
Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.
Finest quality.
Abbotsford
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AIAXTISK   OF   LOOKS
Ilyker���Love is blind,they say
Pyker���Well, I can readily believe
since I met Jones' wife.
Hyker���How's that?
Pyker���He told me that he mar-
;>d for love.
Tavo college students Avere arraigned before the magistrate, charged
with hurdling the low spots in the
road in their motor car.
"Have you a laAvyer?" asked the
.magistrate.
"We're not going to have any law-
ver," answered'the' elder of the stud-
eats. "We've decided to tell the
truth."
'Tis good advice this: "Let not
opportunity for acquiring knowledge.
Learn as though you Avould. always
live, and live a�� though you might
die-tomorrow.
There is a great deal said about
making home attractive so the young
people will not Avant.to wander a"=
way from them;' but it is a private t?��
pinion one hardly dares to express,
that there is too much being done
for young America in the well-to-do
classes; they are coddled and humored and given places while the parent^
take the rough ones. Until the parlor
has come to be looked upon as their
orbit, while the mother "lives and
moves and has her being" in the kitchen.
Heard at the A Club,
Yeast���That's Fred Darling just
coming in. You know his wife made
him .
Crimsonbeak���You mean that fellow Avearing corsets Avith the waxed
mustache and manicured nails?
.Yes.
We'll, I knew women did farii;^
AVork but I never kneAy they d,id'anything as fancy as that.
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^^^^^M^^^^^^^^^^^Bfe X,i>  (X  $  ty  ���������4  i.  0 ������'���������  m  the Abbotsford post, abbotsford, b. c  A;-pf:  mm  ^'���������'Xx%^^ I  fIax������;������lLA:;.;x^  fclier: proraifieiit: speakeM  *iywtE*wra*3rattW>mqg^^ OatSASJI  &B$   ./ix ixl^x  nMI^;  'W  ii  "7������y  i WI'WV''������HlflMi*Jtf'Wfi'nia*'7^^T"-V^  Tzscit?*������;  c  amission :3tle. Uffldren rree  I       ESS   i$ MxMk     ������$     ���������$���������   /l  i &.&&��������� ������  I if  ^s>/      Mss&  rchestra���������-  Eik������  Gents 50c:  $��������� oyq xia1  jaM������IB.ITTtTfnTmWi,*lW������-"'''^'"*,'^'u'll'"'lll"Mra!n^^ C-XJ^tkU   mMElMUfBfcwg"^'11"1' '"'  .D'vArWZV .-A- fS^-  ~K-~.  rH^E&j  rVtVT  *|S^ TOE  ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSPOKD,  fi.  &  ���������.:-w  ?.*.���������)'.  aettre  iitityuMMi^.^rit.wrtmturf* aw������������������n ������* <-** "  I������������A������tO������������pMHtf  iiiu.uA������*^''*^^''q^^fh3Vr<������������*>C^yjS^l'il.M>S^  bwmwmiw" *  =*������  ijr=  imiAitnuifiV  TRY  ID  PIONEER MEAT MARKET  JJiKOTSFOKU, B. C.  For  I  Hams, Bacon, Smoked Fish,  Salt Cod  Labrador  Herring and  (Jhoicost Mea1������ Always on Hand  I      In addition to the entrance fec(2"w;  1 per evening prizes have been donated  by many of the residents so .that a  I'lrsl prize I'or huiy and gentleman  and booby prize I'or each    lias    been  i furnished each evening, the latter  causing untold merriment'. . The  thar.'fs of the committee are due to  ;-Airs Hugh Kosselt, the elder, I'or the  donation   of   a     beautiful      canary,  I A\i)i<:h was raffled for the handsome  j sum of $lf).00, thereby enriching the  j fund to this extent.    .  ;ll  is hoped that at least    !) ���������  beds  | will now  be,provided and any    who  ! read these lines are cordially invited  ! to attend the "drives" on any Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock so as to  swell the fund as much, and as r:i-  pidly,  as   possblo.  tlio    term  mu'ce pro-  JIUIHUMIillWIII" " '*" '���������������������������"���������"��������� ���������'���������������������������ju������twy  THE GOLDEN RULE OF  TELEPHONING���������  Laid At Rest  The  Veriiiol  When you telephone, you like to hearf. plainly and  distinctly?  So does the other person. Why impose the hardship of unnecessary strain on your listener, when it is  such an easy matter to transmit your voice distinctly,  by placing your lips close to the telephone?  Speak INTO the telephone, as you would have others  speak into the telephone unto you.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  'unoral of    tho    late    James  who  died  at  tho Vancouver  j Gciionil  Hospital on. Friday last took  plaeo on Sunday afternoon to UaUio  cemetery,  followed by    friends    and  acquaintances.  . HiM-vlcea were held at the' Methodist church by the Rev. I'ullor.  whence the cortege proceeded lo tho  camelry, Avhere the Masons, of which  the deceased was a. member, took  charge of the uervico performing (he  last, sad  riles.  The deceased hqd just returned  from England whence he hud gone  with tho '111 1st, but owing to sickness  had to return. On arriving in Mission he was shortly removed to, the  goneral hospital at Vancouver. He  had resided in Mission for a number  of  years,   with  his aged  parents.  dwri.Mj:  i he remainder of  ihii:h  srdiool   teachers .will  JAir.ion "o:' it in their time table;:, and  j coml'iiii,. I.hoir   pupils   studes  of  onoA  j'of the cief events of our hisiory.       j  I     The following out lino'of studies;  ion  Canadian   Hi's Lory adoptd for use j  \ during Lhe present term by, the Pro-i  vinco of  Manitoba is here appended  as a guide:��������� j  1.    The  Provinces     before    Con-  i fedora Lion:     one  study  chiefly   des-'  j crip Live.  j'   2.    The influences towards    Confederation;   one  sLudy  wilh  extracts  i from  original   addresses.  'i.    Confederation   Consumated:  'three studies  on  great Canadians���������  Mac Donald,  Brown, Carticr, Tupper,  Tacbe, Tilley, Gait, Hoavo, and others  4.      The  provisions of Confederations:     two studies.  u. The additions to Confeder  ation: four studies oir Manitoba,  British Columbia, Prince h'dward  Island,  and   th   Croat'  West.  0*. The Canada of To-day: Lhreo  studies.  ������^*������*������pt_V Mhllll  IIMtMIIMIf������)lll<|l>l������MH| MjillHliWilllMIWiMOMW  benign  law by which'' we live.     This  makes character real and enduring;  t.liis   makes   progress   possible;    this  turns men into'angels and virtue into'  goodness.  Illimitable Ideals.  It is by beleiving in, loving and following   illimitable   ideals   that   man  grows great. ��������� Their very impossibility .is their highest virtue. They  live before us as the image of that  into  which Ave are to groAv forever.  Bacon;���������I gave my wife a rainbow kiss when I left home this morning.  Egbert���������What in   the  world  is a  \ rainbow kiss?  ' ���������  ' Bacon���������One that folloAvs a storm.,  1'IIiEi.S  1*011 TIII"J ALT0.M0MMOUH  ission Boys Have  Baseball Team Now  On Avednesday, April 11th'In the  Roller .Rink, the Mission Baseball  Club was organized. About a dozen players were present and a very in  torosting meeting Avas held.  The following officers Avere elected  President���������J.   A.   Batefl.  Manager���������Thos.   Stuart.  Captain���������R.  C.  Cox  Sec.-Treasurer���������L.   T.   Wells.  Coach���������It. Wilson.  MISSION   CI TV   NEWS  C. N. R. To Connect With Mission City  Some months ago we called attention to the fact that the  Canadian Northern had its eye on Mission City and it looked  as though the. time would come "when the passenger traffic and  the freight would be diverted partly over the Canadian Northern  to and from this town.  Although nothing definite ,is as yet settled the course of  the next few months may see an auto service over to the Matsqui station from Mission City. If so this is just the beginning  of a more extended service for our town, which will be welcomed if it helps the present situation to any extent. The  C. N. R. is after the business and they are going to get it.  Mr. Jas. Gascoigne returned from  the coast Tuesday evening.  Mr Spencer of Cedar Valley has  enlisted and gone with the Engineers.  Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin,' of Vancouver visited Mission City over the  weak end.  IVTr. R. G. Phipps, a solicitor of  Vancouver, Avas visiting Hatzic over  the week end.'  ;:vlr. Jackson, of the- Vancouver  Daily Province, Avas a visitor to Mission City on Wednesday .  Several Normal School students  returned to Vancouver Sunday evening after enjoying a fine holiday.  Mr. Wm. Spencer, avIio left here  last fall to visit the east Avhere he  had not been for 25 years, has returned to Mission City to live. He  is now 74- and looks hale and hearty.  The regular meeting of the W. C.  T. U. will be held at the home of  Mrs. Butler, on Friday, April. 20th  at 2.45 p. m. Subject, "Health Conservation of Girls." There Avill also  be a paper by Dr. Stuart.  Mr. D. H. McGillivray, ncAV of Vancouver, Avas in Mission City this Aveek  on business. He says the north side  of the'river, the roads are much better than on the south side.  All Avomen should register if they  are 21 years of age  Hero's the latest. A chemist in  New York displays a, check paid for  his invention to prove that he devised  a solidified gas which can be molded into pills. A cigar box of these  pills costing .'PO wl.ll take an automobile all Lhe way across America. Tlio  invention will be rapturously bailed  not merely by automobile owners,  but by those who felL nol, able to afford a car. Mr. Dooly has told us  Dial, all Lho delights of sleeping car  travel may be' enjoyed by anyone  who put a cinder in his eye and recline upon the manllcpioc'e. Similarly all Lhe sensations of an easy  and costly joy ride may be experienced, no doubt, by merely swollow-  ing a couple of these pills. With  closed eyes the captive imagination  will perceive the delicious aroma of  gasoline in combustion, the tympanum will be agreeably shocked by the  concussion of exploding tires, and it  only remains to address one-self now  and then a summons to appear in  court and pay a fine in order to complete the realism. The cost of the  garage and the salary of the chauffeur may be struck from the budget,  and the money saved devoted to the  black diamond and pearl necklace.  Soon at the nearet drugstore the upholstered limousine will be aAvaiting  the AvithdraAval of the cork; and the  victims of auto intoxication engaged  in putting a mileage between themselves and honest work will bestrsAV  the streets like Avounded men upon  the   battlefield.  immmmjmwmmgmmmmm  J. H. JONES f  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplici  Phone Connection. Mtesion City |  HUGH MclRIDE  6������n������ral iiMksmith  And Horseifiosr  Qai-riage and Repair Work of  all Itinds  AutotnobHe Rspak WwK  Sfettafaefctaa flHASttntasd  Neat to Alasaadrift H������6sl  HEmifNGDOft EL ������.  T'very man, every woman, every  child has some talent, some poAver,  solvc opportunity of getting good and  doi'ig good. Each day offers some occasion for using this talent. As Ave  use it it gradually increases, improves  and becomes native to the character.  As Ave neglect it it dwindles, Avithers  and disappears.    This is the stern but  LIVERY, AUTO and  FEED STABLES  D. EMESY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders Promptly Filled  Auto  For  Hire.  Give us a. call and yow will  be used right every time.  ABBOTSFOBD, B. C.  ������''2������C  3E  -WMrt.l J>T������  Are To Teach  Ca,  History  Dewdney As It IS Now  Mr. Thos. Brealy was on business  to Vancouer the first of the week.  Contractors are at work constructing the drain and concrete Avork on  Thompson's Dike. Mr. Johnson has  moved the top half of the sluice  which layed in the same washout.  Mr. Morris Handy is getting out  piles this week for government use.  Mr. A. A. Nichols made a business  trip to Vancouver  last Aveek.  A numbor of young people of this  place attended the Barn Dance at  Silvordale  last   Saturday.  Listen when you hear him say,  "Alright if.lt don't rain."  Mr..and Mrs. Claude Worthington  were to Vancouver last Aveek for a  visit.  Wm. Burnett passed through hore  one day last week on his way to Mission City from Hope. Mr. Burnett  Is on a job hauling out shingle bolts  up near Ruby Creek.  A number of the farmers of this  place purchased some fine mllchcows  at the Chaa. Evens Sale at Chilliwack  last week.  Mr. Hamilton Read spent the  week  end at his ranch here.  Hammond Whist Club  As .30011 as it became generally  knoAvn that accomodation would be  required in Vancouver and New  Westminster fo Hospital purposes for  returned soldiers the good people of  Port Hammond decided that here a-  gain Avas- an opportunity to shew  their patriotism and a" meeting was  The Education Department desires  to remind tho public school teachers  of the province that July 1st, 1917,  or next Dominion Day, will be the  5 0th Anniversary of the formation of  the provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia  and New Brunswick into one Dominion under the name Canada. That  the significance of the approaching  anniversary nir.y be fully impressed  upon the future citizens of British  Columbia (which Avas admitted to  the Union in 1871). The Honorable  the Minister of Education directs that  Ds  i r  OV>   Jb.   kJ  yyim^mjpuiiimrfm������ w. mwwui v^saBBJffilUHHa&raHHBBB  HOTEL  ABBOTSFORD, B.C  '  Strictly first-class in every, respect.    Tke bar is  \ stocked with the best of wines, Wqm?  RATES.  $1.50  TO   $2.������@   Pf8������   DAY  A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  ���������g?g,'������������r^������'^^>a^Pff3e^^^  BBRtn  called to discuss what    steps    were j cluing the coming mouths of May and  necessary to do their small part in  assisting this most worthy cause  ���������%vth the result that it Avas decided to  start  the  "Port    Hammond     Whist  Cl'lb":  Officers Avere; duly elected, Mr.  ���������Tames-Riddle beng chosen president  .and Mr. George Allison as Secetary,  ruic3 framed and decsion arrived at  to hold a Avhist1 and cribbage  June special attention bo given in  the various public schools to those  periods of" Canadian History Avhich  deal with Confederation and its subsequent expansion. There seema to  be no means of rendering historical  ideas so impotent, so effective and  contagious in their influence upon  young people as biography. It is  drive: therefore  suggested   that  threo  les-  each Wednesday during the Winter! sons be colored and vivified by tho  in  the  Fossett  Hall. The  object I constant introduction of biographical  aimed   at   Avas  the  furnishing  of  at  sketches ol" the ch:"!    persons    con  least one bed and this has already  been surpassed as the secertary now  holds a receipt from- Mrs. C. A.  Welch secretary of the Military Auxiliary of the Royal Columbia Hospital, New Westminster for $100.00  but the good Avork continues and the  aim Is noAv not to see if one bed can  be supplied, but just Iioav many the  nected Avith this croAvning event in  our history, namely, of those Canadian statesmen already knoAvn to us  as "the Fathers of Confederation."  Any striking or suggestive anecdotes  will be useful for llustration and added interest  Although Canadian History is not  on the Course of    Study    for    High  1 people of Port Hammond can Bupply. schools the Deparment requests that  .   i  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY.   PROPRIET  HUNTINGDON,lB*[C.  ft  ������i  %/UaMbSS3S/OSaBSI&

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