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 Vol. IV., No. 25.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY,   APRIL 26, 1912  .00 PER YEA  xcac  33m!������immm������3Smi3Sm  2XES  acasc  ana  2S  FT1! #  or 1 his  *  A Visit to the St: Ann's.Poultry Yards an Education to the  General; Public-Chicks from day old to the hen that lays  the "Golden Egg"~Single Comb White Leghorn with the  best of Pedigree. ."'..''  r  ^5r  C.  H.  ABORN  & CO.  *  '*!  *  | ' Equal to the best American Made. h  ment o  Onion Sets, 25c per lb.     All kinds  of Garden Seeds.  Fresh Rhubarb and Lettuce  Daily.  The Pioneer Store  \i  IKI'O'^WWK n l "ipi IWt  ^  There are two industries within  fifteen m'nutes'iftvalk of The Abbots  ford Post" offices that this papai  delights to teli/'t'he pubLic about���������  Tho one is the Upland Fruit Farm  and the other is^-the St. xlnn's Poultry Yards. They.represent two occupations of the district;,, where  hundreds such might, and .could be  pursued.. The one is carried on on  a small acreage-'- of the choice fruit  lands within hailing distance of tne  town, while an the opposite side of  town the other occupies just one  acre of ground. The latter ���������the  St. Ann's Poultry Yards was vis-  i'ted'iagami this week just to notice  the improveme^ts^durihg. the past  few .months   .;"��������� '.���������#'"���������  About ��������� a "year " ago the Messrs.  Groday purchased a pa,rt vof the  Fraser,estate and decided, .to go i.n-  to chicken raisings >A-practical and  systematic policy was laid down  and followed, asnd tod,ay th,p Abbotsford' Post has no hesitation in  saying, that St. Ann's jis the most  extensive poultry yard fori the province. There is nothing like it with  iin the confines -of B, C. that is  known to tbe writer,. The work  carried on during the ,past twelve  intom/ths is simply - marvelous.    The  many' viskto-rs���������and they sometimes  nutaber up in the* hundreds on spec  ral .'days���������learn 'here   m'.o,re   about  "poultry yards in an hour than they  knew "before.-, It is a delight to  show guests all through and to  answer*, questions. , V  At the present time the most !n-  tetrestln^ part of this large establishment is the brooder.  \He.re lhe  incubators, numbering nearly   two  dozen are busy in a room built and  carried .out on   a   scientific  basis.  Light comes in from the north only  Above this room  there .are. to be  found the little chicks .from  a day  old to the  bifojlesrs'ready for the  market^  There) arer at present over  four'  thousand little   chicks;   and  about five hundred  broilers .ready  for the market at all times.   Here is  to, be found the culmination of the  dream/ ojf dreams of the man who  starts out in a small way and with  the idea of increasing 'his business  The strain or breeding is carefully  watched and alt tb# different slag-  es so'mo are' choseta   for    broilers,  sofme for breeding purposes, some  fott the customer   who   wishes   'to  raise "chicken's,  jw'Iiile   others   are!  raise chickens,   while    others    are  prize birds, the value of some,.am- like results  ount'ing to 'hundreds ''of dollars.  You, who - have a knowledge, of  chicken (raising/ will best be adie. to  appreciate the care taken to place  upon the mar/ket  a  pullet with an  almost guaranteed egg laying record���������two   hundred  eggs    a   year  Scientific   breeding  ond; scientific  feeding is everywhere apparent.   .  The real estate agents'and others���������even government officials and  members���������Who   are   interested    in  having our Fraser Vallejy peopled  W'i'fch those who  will  devote,  their  'me qo chicken raising, wfouKl  do  well to visit St.-Ann's and see what  has 'been accomplished by two men  *'h one year.   It should be one., of  i.che grandest inducements and lhe  best advertisment chat the province  could have.--"1 So" many who started  out  well -have  given   up   without  accomplishing  the desired results,'  tha'f ;v a successful undertaik'ing al-:  ong    this    particular   line; would'  prove' ^n education and ;an inspir-  atidn.   All wioiild sure ig,o away ana  talk about it, delieving it was a pay  ing business after all failures had  been marked up against it.  Asked as to the market for Lhe  high-class birds, the reply came  ���������friom Mr. Giroday .that .were the  yards twice the size .there would  still .be a market for the bird with  a pedigree;, and also for the broilers.  It is not the purpose of this article/ to state1 thq prices obtained  for the different birds, but to call  attention to an industry -that has  established a record for .progress  which has never been equalled in  the; Fraser Valley. To start v a business oi this kind iand make it a  paying concern within a ,year is  going some imdeed. Why should  ilt mot be successful? Eggs var-e always in demand, broilers are never  tao> plentiful for chicken idinner is  a luxury which all can .enjoy, no  matter his station in JMJe), as times  are &<oiod���������never were better .in the  Fraser Valley. All are 'fiond., pf  ch'Jcken,., t i   .    /   i  Finally, judging by results h,ere,  pen, although so mighty, ofai/ls lo  express the possibilities that may  be attained in this particular line  by those who go about it in a  scientific mannqr,, as the market  is already (made1/ The,re is room  'or thousands such poultry yards  W'iitlrm a few miles of Ab.botsford,  and where one has bejen successful  it is possible for others to achieve  FAREWELL RECEPTION TO MR  AND MRS, HOUSTON.  A reception .was tendered. Rev.  and,Mrs;E. J. Houston, in the lecture room of the M. E. church Tuesday evening, at which over one  hundred and fifty members of the  congregation were present. A bountiful supper was served by the ladies \o\i the church, and during che  evening Mr. and Mrs. Houston were  presented with a twenty-six piece  s'lver se-t as a mark af the esteem  'n whA^h they were he;ld. Many  were the expressions af regret at  the'ir departure from Sumas and  the best wishes of a large circle of  fniends Willi lacoompany tiiem ,to  'thejr- n'efw home in Tacoima.; Rt\v.  Houston expects to conduct a series of revival services in Sumas Chis  fall,���������Sumas. News.  THE MARKET.  |Many people attended  the New  Westminster  market Friday,  buyers and sellers both being numerous,  and the   market  square   Jtiicl  market house presenting   a   scene  jif animation all morning.   Early in  the morning the Huntingdon tram  'or aught in quite   a   few- chickens  and s'-otme pork.   Later the blearner Transfer came  m from Ladner  and   way  points   wj������h >bee,f,   veal,  poa-k, lvve pigs, milk and potatoes..  Hags ���������fa-cm Kensington, and; chick.-  2ns and p^gs from Olenwood  ������vere  disposed otf veiry early in the Jay  Eggs and'butter were a little higher than they  were last  week,  ' im������  farmer selling rapidly at 30 r.eufs  per dozen and the latter going xe\l  at forty cents  per pound, or two  pciuunds for 75  cents-  Duck eggs  solid a't 75 cents per dozen, goose  jggs brlought 20 cents ^api'ece^   Let  tuce and rhubarb were quite plentiful and sold well, the latter bringing 10 t-of 25 cents per bunch, ao-'  cording ,to- the size of the bunches  Pork and beef were in good quantity, at wdi-olesale,  while vveal and  mutton   were very   Bcarce?.   Prices  af both veal and mutton advnacei  a. trifle at wihadesale,, but there wan  nq change in the1 prices of mpal at  r.eta'ilAv-.Vegetables-''were  plejatifui  by it-he sack and the prices were un  changeo^(   There is no cabbage on  the [market, 'hdwever.   Fish were as  plentiful  as eve'tf,  oolichans  being  the leader- and selling ^welli     The  florist stands were both jn operation and did a . good business. Bedding, plants sold at from  25  lo  oQ  cents per dozen and cabbage planla  sold at $8 per thousand.  '  POULTRY MARKET.  Poultry1 was in good ^supply and  sole] well-at 22 to 24c live  weight.  Laying hens fetched an average oi  $11 per dsozen.  1$   Small live pigs sold at    4 each  and upwards,  wholesale meat  Beeff, per lb,    8  to  18c  Veal, small,  ,12 to 13c  lMu/ttom,  11 to 12c  PojrJsj, per lb.,  -   12 to  12  1-24  Retail imeats  BeefJ, best rib roasts v  15 lo iac  Beejf, ilc^n,   18c to  C2c  Bee!$, Haund ste'ak,  c  18c  Bailing beqf,  lOc to 14c  Beetf, 'pot roast :   ijjc  Veal,  15c to 20c  Pork,       18c   to   '20c  Sugar Cured Bacon   ioc  Suugar, Cured Corn Park -15 to 20c  'Muitton',  .' 12 to 20c  Dressed chitckeln, lb.  "... -ftc  Vegetafbles, tr-e^fiail ' -  -  Ca;bbage\, per lb.,   l i^c  Potatoes, per sadk   v$1.75 to    2  Carrots, per sack    75c  Turnips, per sack    75C  Onions, per sack,   $2 to    2.50  Beets, peer sack,  - $1.00  Seed  pojtatoes, per  ton   ���������-  $io  Parsnips, per sack .................. $1,00  Lettuce*, 3c; 4  bunches.--  10c  Eggs and butter  Eggs, retail per doz.  300  EggTs, wholesale ������������������  ������5C  Butter, retail, per lb. ���������40c, 2 fior75c  Paultny  Ploiultr.y, live weight,  lb 22c   to  24c  Poultry, live we-ight, per ib.- 23c  ^aningjhens, petr dozen, -$12 to   18  Broilers,   per  lb       s&c  Squabs, per pair     50c  1 Fish  Hali/bu.t.,   lb   ���������"���������-.-.........���������.......    10c  Salmon, choice, 2 lba -.' ������;oc  Salmon,  white, each    ���������   doc  Salmon,,  half or   who!e,  lb   ioc  Red Salmon, per lb., ������������������'-.���������.������, x&Q Fuday, April 86, 1912  II   HI������������������ ���������   I   .Il I  THE ABBOTSFORD  POST  Published every Friday by the Post  Publishing' Comply,  A weekly Journal des'oted to the Inter-  eats oi' Abbotsford and suk ~"nding district.  Advertising Rates made know*, "n application.  LF.QAL, ADVERTISING���������1-2 cents pei  line for first Insertion, mid 8 centts a lino  for all subsequent uonaeewtive Insertions  Our Skib'bolotli���������Heltlior for nor agin'  tl*e   aoverumeut.  FRIDAY,    APRIL    29    1912  THE ABBOTSFORD P03T,  ABBOTSFORD. B  UiJf-iJ.il1*-! l-J-.M��������� '  **fffSFf3BK  mymm^mei/\\\n Ftmm -  There are 'few people in th"<s beautiful world of ours���������������������������this good oU  world���������who do not believe in ad-  veafliaiaa. Advertising'value is������v-  ��������� en part of the faith of some of  our small school boys. From the J  man who occupies the most menial  position wlhich it is the lot af human beings to hold to the man who  fills the highest and most honorable, within the power -of the, pco-  \ pie to beatdw, there are but tew  who do 'riot be'lieve in the. power of  advertising���������the power Of the press  Princes and ���������toiings acknowledge  that the pen is mightier than lae  swofridit To see with the eye and  thus understand with the mind is  a ���������oolm.tynati'on that is hard to beat  and'has had in the past a powerful influence in the. world.  Pr'JbaMy 'the (.greatest modern  medium'd(f advertising is by means  off the newspaper���������be i,t the small  weekly w|f the country town or ihe  fashionable 'daily of the large city  with its boosted circulation. And  manly a're the methods of seeking  publicity tihrdu'gh this ia(e*aium���������'  the newspaper,., Some employ one  me'flhqd and some employ "another,  but the real principle .underlying  the whole scheme', is self-agrandise-  mentj It is the ."free reader"' that  the cheap skate is after,, usually  w-:t/vthe 'proviso, that >"this will be  interesting to your subscribers.''  Thousands of dollars are spent each  year*.by men ,se(ej?ing public notor- |  -iety,, in order to have their name  Appear, in primf,-   But it j������ not the  i  publisher who 'gets   this,  in  many  cases, but some other fejljow  a'ho  possesses the sdlf-assurance necessary Ito convince the publisher that  $ is absolutely for the public wea'l  that this oif that article should appear in the paper; * Man is frail. He  likes to see hils name in print.     He  knows  that  if   people italk - abou'l  ' him, it means business to him.    To  have* his name on every man's lips  ���������as   favorably <as   possible���������spells  notoriety, :faime and eveyri money to  hiimj^ Little cares he whether   the  source that pndduces the above effect' profits thereby so long as he  himself is able to increase his seem-  ing popularity and incidentdallj his J  bank    acc-C'Ui^'   Newspaper    aitn  ������������������should'all"adapt   a   motto,   'what  shall it profit   a   publisher shouid  hi  boost the whole world, and Ji  pr.ive himself thereby  of the, real  colmforts   of ilife*'?   Every   line   ot  print   costs  the   publisher   money,  and' if lhe  is no(t paid for it he is  that much the loser, but the  'swell  guy" knows the editor's weakness-  ffor copy and    profits   personally  thereby^ r  Gig/okI' i\oads in the Frase>r Valley  are an absolute, necessity, but to  h,ave(IMY picture alongside tha- of  the Duke qf Connaught is pretty  near the limit.  ~~~~"    ��������� T"    , A NEW CONSTELLATION  , ��������� ���������   The ^Huntingdon 'Star  has  made  its appearance and  the first issue  reaches  our editorial  sanctum',   It  id, a four' page >f;ive column paper,  brimful of 'local boost tor Hie  town which it is to. represent.  The eidiiboir is Mr. AT. Brads cock  Brawn,, and [he deserve^ all tne  credit and support co'ming-4������ -iny  man(whi0i undertakes to ,b,oosi and  advertiser the district'by means of  a local paper. Ths n3;w p^pM-dairies' a fine, lolt 'at advertising. Tlie  Post 'Wishes its neighbor the unbounded success which should at-  ten 'the- endejavioirs of the editor i,n  makingf Inn's ������tar a powerful force  for the upbuilding of 'his town.   ������  'poooooooooooooocoooooi  WHO'S WHO  IN CANADA  OOOOOOOOOQOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  MICHAEL MATOFF,  The Brilliant Violinist  Montreal.  Since Michael Matoff the young  -Russian violinist came amongst us to  charm Canada with his music, he has  ^O^OOUOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  o  vkf>n iMil  poooopoooooooooooodooooooo  GET ALL THE MILK  One  of the Barest  .VetJiods  ol Prolonging 11/3 .Sillily is to Milk  (he Cov,- Dry Every Time.  .Probably, no single cause tends  uore io, chock milk secretion than  .he failure to remove'^5.11 the milk  it the time ol' milking. Tlie presence  of even a little milk in'the ducts may  act as a powerful check on the' secretion of fresh inilk.   Hence the ex-  i tremo  importance  of  clean  milking;  ihat   is,  milking  the cow  dry,   which  ' will  be. found one of the surest and  est methods of prolonging the-milk  mpply.   Generally twice a day is suf-  'icient;  and it is best to so arrango  hat  the period  mentioned is divided  ���������jvenly into'parts.    There, are certain  animals  which  yield  rather more by  being milked ol'tener, such cases being  ndicated   by an   undue  distention  of  the udder between milkings.  Tho most important part to impress  AXLE GREASE,  ' HARNESS OIL,   WHIPS,  ���������   CURRY COMBS,,  HALTERS,   BRUSHES, ' SWEAT' COLLARS,    and also  BICKMORE'S   GALL  CURE, which   we  warrant  a satisfactory  C������re fof Galls, Wounds, and Sores 'upon animals.  Abbotsford, B. C.  created a love for, what is after all,   .    u     oxU.cmo necessity of regularity  the best in all of us, by his brilliant  Interpretations of the Masters that  would have  been  thought impossible  MICHAEL MAT OFF  In a country that is but In the making.  How true it is while listening to this  gifted exponent "eartft's sordidness is  forgotten" and how after a recital  we go back to our work with a new  idea of what Is best in -life.  Michael. Ma-toff wno was born in  Russia in 188C, after a thorough training under Europe's best teachers,  gave a series of brilliant recitals in  'the Capitals of the world. These  triumphs were consumated in Madame  Donalda, the Canadian queen of song  inducing Matoff to join her Canadian  ,-party of 1906. On the completion of  the tour Mon. Matoff was induced to  locate in Montreal where he opened  a school for the violin. Since then  this great violinist has given many  recitals in Canada and the U. S. A.  where he is a favorite. Mon. Matoff  Is about to give a number of recitals  In. the European capitals but Canadians ne������d not be afraid that he will  stay away long as Canada is to him  the beau ideal of . what a country  should be.  SENATOR COX,  Peterborough  The.thriving town of Peterborough,  in Ontario and Senator Cox are so  "much part of each other that no one  thinks of -the one name without the  other cropping up across one's mind.  Both -have been' kind ; to eac : hother.  While Peterboro has h&lp.e'd'A; the  Senator to make his wealth; Mr. Cox  has been a generous benefactor to  the, town; he has also done much to  build up the rising city by inducing  Industries to locate in the vicinity.  The Hon. George A. Cox was born  In Colbourne and came to Peterboro  i In 1871 to engage in the life Insurance  business. While In this business he  secured control of the Midland railway and became President; a . position he kept until he sold his interest  to the C. P. It. To-day Mr. Cox is  President of many companies.  Mr. Cox was called to the Senate  in  1896.A  MARK BREDIX  ���������Mark Bredin is a pretty well-known  man In Toronto. He came originally  from the North of Ireland, and there  is just enough velvet sticking to his  pronunciation to make this fact apparent. He used to drive a bread  wagon many years ago, and finally  he started a small shop himself in  this city. He baked bread and finally  scraped enough money together to  buy a horse. One day the horse got  blind staggers or some other dreadful  disease, and up and died. Bredin  was in despair, and the business was  crippled. But he was a hard aggressive worker, and he pulled  through all right.  "To what do you attribute your  success?" Mr. Bredin was asked the  other day.  "I never made a dollar till I stopped  taking my coat off," he replied.  in the time of milking, for it has been  ascertained by careful experiments  that tlie difference of an hour- may,  unci often does make a difference of  as much as i) per cent, in the amount  of milk yielded. Repeated irregularities ot this kind soon tend to diminish  the flow of milk permanently.  Weighing the milk is the best means  of registering the capabilities of a  cow.  SIR DANIEL  McMILLAN,  Manitoba.  PICKING   OUT   THE   REST   SHEEP  The shrewd shepherd has learned to  sell   off   the  culls  from   his   crop  of  lambs, and also to get rid of inferior  older individuals from his -flock.1'Some  prefer to keep at ieast some of these  for   the   Christmas  market,  and   perhaps some nice wethers until Easter,  but   generally   speaking   this   season  of the year, following the weaning of  the lambs and preceding the breeding  season, is considered a very opportune  time to go through the flock and discard all those individuals which, because   of   age,   sickness,   faulty   con-,  formation, or' other reasons, are not  suitable  to be  used  as  breeders any  longer.    It is generally wise to turn  over  to  the butcher all  ewes which  did not breed last season, if this has  not already been done. All those ewes  which have not brought, forth a desirable, class of lambs should also be  culled'out, as we'll as any'whose teeth  are so badly gone as to make keeping  them over another season risky.    Of  course,    with    high-class,    pure-bred  breeding stock, a ewe that has proven  herself an exceptional breeder is often  profitable   even   after   her   teeth   are  very  badly  gone,  but with sheep  of  indifferent   breeding   and    uncertain  value as  breeders,  it is  very seldom  advisable to take any chances on defective specimens.  If the lambs have been weaned  early, which should always be practiced,-.the'ewes will pick up in flesh  rapidly, and they are soon in good  condition to be disposed of to the  butcher. Besides their being in.good  condition, the- fact that mutton is  usually a fair price,:, at this time, is  also an advantage to be gained by  disposing of the undesirable breeders  just now." Not only should the old  ewes be turned off, but very often  there are shearlings iii the flock  which are scrubby individuals of defective conformation, which, if used  -as breeders, would be a, detriment,  rather than an improvement to the  flock, and all such individuals should  be disposed of. One sometimes hesitates to part with a young ewe, but  if she does not give promise of becoming a good breeder, the sooner she  is removed from the flock, the better.  Many two-year-old ewes which have  produced scrawny lambs should go  with the other poor ones. Nothing  but the best type of strong, healthy  ewe should ever be kept for breeding  purposes; and, to bring the flock up  to the highest possible condition, and  keep it there, requires severe yearly  calling. Few other seasons offer as  good an opportunity for this as does  the time just previous to the breeding  season in the fall.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  The best,and most comfortable  Livery Rigs, and an automabile  for hire. Teaming and Draying  H. MCKENZIE, prop.  t  age  Fi  ive  *  T  f  t  y  t  ?  T  t  t  T  If your Subscription to  the Post is not paid or if  not already a Subscriber  ���������^^^^^^���������^^^^���������^^^���������������������������^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Spring is. Here  all and see our line of Garden Tools,  Poultry Netting and Paint for that  HOUSE of yours.  Jas. Elliott  Manager  Insurance  loans  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  '    or snappy investments  in town lots, acre-  .' age or farm  property  see  .cCALLU  The Pioneer Keal Estate Broker of Abbotsford  T  1  /  i-   f"<st'ij" zo\  eoooooooboooooobbooooooooo  parsley   omelet,   and   preserved   figs. Judy,  smiled.,   "I'm   not   a  society  Well, little Goldie'Locks ate the'flgs, woman,   and   haven't   often   time   to  then     pointed '   to-    her    mouth."   I pretend I'm one,"but I'll do my best  pushed a glass of water toward her.- for you.    First  of 'all,  one  calls  at  ," 'No, no/ and she shook her head Government   House ' on   the   day   at  and looked irritable.. 'Ma-ma-ma,' she home of the ..Governor's wife.    There  ejaculated and pointed to my bottle of Is  a big' book In the hall  la which  mineral water.  one signs one's name, and a big draw-  'When   Adam   delved   and  Eve  span, , ���������     ��������� '  Who was  then  the gentleman?"' (? - ^^ ^^ -^ -.^^ ^  "What    do    they    mean,    Firefly?" one sees even aristocrats of the arls-  , asked Mara.                         , tocrats   fleeing from   social   red-tape-  "They. refer to the time, two. years ism, to the free and easy life of the  "ago, when Judy- joined the club.    It forest and  the plains.    Personally,  I  was , a   winter   evening,   and   we   all may   say. that   I   hate   society,   but  sat here,,' tired' from our day's work, adore good manners"  and  thankful  that we  hadn't  to   go Llttl6f dry> hard pe                 -  out/again/     That  great  big  flower, ,y 8poke> bufc when she               ke ^                                                                            w_, ��������� ..,    Marigold,,   had    gone    down    to    the fte  polnt>  gaVe  &  quick>   shQrt   ^  (Copyright bv Pawners Press. Ltd )    taSted the Water and f������Und ltsalty'   h that same austere old parliament   touBekeepers ..room   for   something d gald> ,<Judy> yQb are .wop8e thaa  ������������������ ."L l.Jt.:... I"*��������� praM:I'u-}    but the child liked It, and drank it  buildlng, them have been entertained   She came J"* with-someone   n tow ��������� Dn  Pother  |n  ,The   ^^   Wlfe/  tanr-fcu ^ * ^a^' <"lu ^1Cbi-   a11-    Then   sh0   8lJPPed   out   of  her'royaUjeB-from   England   and   other   that she had fallen,in ������vewlthln- Do you remem^er how he mlx-d h|g.  and passengers, and having to be dls-   seat, and ran to join the other chil-   countries "' ""'' " *"*  F'^SHALL     SAUNDERS,  Author of "Beautiful  Joe"  "I, was   about- to   appeal   to   her   lng.room   where   0ne   is   announced.  mother, when the waiter said, 'I know  ���������/If one's rank-, in society warrants It,  j    Miss,'    and-   he' hurried    away    and ' lnvItatlona   to   teas,   dinners,   lunch-  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO   brought   back   a   bottle   of  Magi.     I   eons> balls or receptions may" follow.  entangled,    before    the    little    party ' dren at the table behind us  -the    late    King    Edward  . stanter.    That was Judy.   When Jane  stories  together?    Ha,  ha,  ha!    Can  when  he   was, a   lad,   the   Duke   of Baw her   she  almost  fainted     Then   tell you  a  prodIgiously funny  st  ' - .,!.���������    .vnrmnA     '\XTV<r\   n������    vrm     whom    ri r> ...  could  move. on.   -I  was  most  inter-       ������i   paid   for  her   luncheon,   rather   Argyle> the PrinCeSs Louise, the pres-    8he gasped' <Wh������ are y������U' Ihere d������   on that subject.    Went'last  ested  in   the  sixth  child  at  the  tail wondering why her mother did not do  of   the   procession;  an' Ideal-looking so.,   'She   may   later,',  I   thought,   or  little   girl���������pink . cheeks,   blue   eyes, perhaps she Imagined I gave an  In-'  fair  hair.    She   trotted   along,   quite vltatlon. I saunterotl back to the rear;  Independent of the others, and never ' of  the  observation  car,  and  did  not'  ran   afoul   of   anything.     While ,her Bee my little friend again till we left  brothers   and   sisters   seemed, timid, beautiful    Ottawa,    two   hours    from  she  acted  as' If  she   were  quite  ac- Montreal,    and    the   capital    of    the'  customed to travelling.   She was also Dominion."  dressed   differently   from   the  others. "The    population, ..  please,'.*,    said  They   were  all   In   dark   blue   serge, Biddy.  . rrt , n , w    ,    a    ,        you   come   from���������you r are   the   very  ent King and Queen of England when   fmage of my fathcr wlio ha8 been In  summer  Duke and Duchess of Cornwall  and  heaven for many a year.'.   Judy said  to   a   watering-place���������lady   of   fashion���������feel   pulse���������not    lady   but   lap-  York.' What a crowd  there, was the    in   her   qulet   way,   "I'm   not   from   dog~talk Latln���������Prescribe galvanism  night  they   received   thcs,,citizens'.-.of   heaven(  but I'm from  a paradise on  Halifax.    The    Duchess   -became , so  tired of shaking hands that "-'she, had  to, retire.   They had gone rour 1  the  world    shaking    hands���������those    two  democratic royalties.    I don't believe  It    should   have    been   required    of  ���������out Jumped Ppmpey plump Into a  batter pudding, and lay like a toad  in a hole.   Ha, ha, ha!"  "Ha; ha, ha!" echoed her listeners,  Judy In particular laughing so hearr  tily' that the tears ran down her  cheeks.    At last she  wiped her eyes  sure," said Biddy.  "And what do you say to the,, king  and queen?" pursued Dixie.  earth���������N.oVa   Scotia���������and,  I   number  eight Mayflower- Pilgrims among my'  ancestors.'  "'Warrens?' cried Jane.  " 'Numbers    of   them,'   said   Judy.  'They intermarried a lot'  "That   explained  it.    Judith  Alden and 8ald' "rn run  rJSht back to Ot-  and Jane Warren had common ances- tawa before ^  train  &oes.  but Just  "Now  she's'.up  in   the   clouds  for   t        Several branches  of New Eng- before lt leaTes will say that this fine  land families'had gone up into'Nova little   cl^   UP   ln   the   woods   is   the  Scotia four generations ago', and' the world's   great  hockey   centre.    They  family  traits had been  so  well  pre- have a Iocal ice-palace where thous-  "I .have   heard,"   returned  .Judy,   Berved   that Judy looked  more  New ands and th������usands of people-go to  "that  Queen- Victoria  was  addressed   England   than   the! New   Englanders." Bee   the   Sames.   -   I   remember* one  as 'Ma'am* by her household, and the   Her. appearance had- a peculiar psy- once when the ������lrls and women got  nobility and'gentry,  and  'Your, Maj-   chological - effect on Jane.   She threw 60  excited  and   screamed   so   loudly;  esty'  by  all   other  persons,   -r,d   all   her arms  around her,  and the Nova that one just  felt  "Pborne   into   the  Are   you   eoine   Mr"   I 'Im   ' "\ (iarefay*" -lauShed J^-    "lt is'  the royal.princes and princesses were - Scotian's-fate was settled.  She wasn't air on a wave of enthusiasm:"  yu. going   rar.     -     -asKea   tt    f<,der.al    government    place    with   .SIr>. and  <Ma.am/   but -.Royal  HIgh_~  American,  but unless  she came. iato "Won't you tell us some more  and   emitted   a   sound   like     'Wow-   .aW"7     1 ".    J T'   ness* to anyone outside tin upper cir-   the Pilgrim Circle, we'd lose Jane."  sound   like,.   Wow    and qulte an l!Xiposing residence for   clos>    But Dixi(3j  you  make  me fecl       ���������Hush>     Firefiy>���������     said    Marlgoldf  the Governor-Generul." like   the'late  Archibald  Forbes,   the   "Judy is  going to start."    .  "That's Rideau Hall���������I've heard of   Eamous war, correspondent.    I heard ���������   ,  It," said Peanuts. Didn't the Countess'  him say tnat once when.'he was sum-  bow-  of Aberdeen live there when her hus-. moned to an interview with the Czar  of -Russia, he wondered  how  ln  the  name' of air that was proper, should  her    dress    at    entertain-   he  adareB3  him,   as  he  hadn't  been1 had in Indianapolis with an English-  ���������: brought-up   with   kings   and   queens'  man   who   was, a'prosperous  grocer,  "Yes, yes,"- replied Judy, "there  Is' and   emperors." - "���������   "   '   - We  were  discussing  social  problems   few minutes' with me."  <���������       . ,    ���������1'--"-   '���������L   "-   _i"   ' ������In this country," said Dixie, "any-,  and I said, 'You came from London,,  one may be'thrown into some* sbr* of' judging from your accent.'  association   with   the   President   and.      " 'Yes,' he said, 'and I'm never go-  our aristocrats." A. :'. ��������� ' .   ,  ifig back.'  "It isn't so in  England .and other       '"You   like  this  country  better,'   I  ...       ..    ,,   , ���������_,          .    ������.           ,       ,                   them.    Our   governor-generals   don't  with natty little caps���������she had on a "Eighty-six thousand, and  the "city     . , ������������������ ���������,,���������,,*   ,,������������������,���������>.  white suit, with a dash of gilt braid, Is   perched   on . high   ground   at   the  and   wore   a   white  felt  hat   with   a junction of the Itldoaii river with the  huge gold pompon.    I soon lost sight Otta-wa.    There   are   some   fine   falls  of this Interesting looking child, but giving power to Baw-mllls and manu-  a    few    minutes'   later,-    found    her factories,   and   Immense   numbers   of  calmly dragging at a  camp.stool  In logs are floated down this" river."  the heap on the platform beside me. ��������� ,.-&.-^ 1        ���������  I assisted her, and she sat down close babrWaVhington V-uTe'' Norths In-.  to me, and gazed  with  apparent In-: quired Peaauts.  terest at the busy scene before us  "'Are  you, going   far?'"-1 "ask  ������       ������                     ,               -- , a.     icucim      government     jjitiuo      wim  her.    She  wagged  her  head  calmly,' magnificent     government     buildings,  and    ��������� ���������"--  ���������  wow.  '"Can't you talk?' I asked ln 'sur-<  prise.  "She   said   something   like  wow-wow,'   this   time,   and   I   said,   band    was,   Governor-General,     and  'Why, you must be nearly, three years. didn't she, have pages to hold up the  .old-' *��������� .  train    of  "She  held  up   three   fingers,   so   I -ments?"  knew she understood me?"  "'Arrested development,' I said. a "semi-regal etiquette kept up at  Tou will probably burst into perfect Government House. Lady Aberdeen  speech some day.' [ did  an  immense deal for Canada in  "She grunted  like  an Indian, an4  many ways, notably in starting var-  drawing an apple from a little side ,ious departments of women's work."  pocket in  her pretty suit,  began to      "she is now" president of the In-  enaw.it .with some remarkably sharp,   ternational  Council of Women,"  said  -pearly teeth. "       .Marigold.    "I-know,  for my  mother  "Now as she sat there beside me,! belongs."  we began to'pull out of the station.   . "What "Is  that?" asked Dixie. cur-  Just look at the map, and watch tha  iously. x  course of our St. Lawrence river. I , ..Women workers of the world,"  hope you may all see it some,day. Wo Baid Judy> ������j6ined together fo'r carry-  soon left the great city behind us, and. ing on all sortg- of good enterprises."  passed  through  many places .having ������Tell    ua������    saId > DIxIe>  about  that child?" asked Mara gently.    .    ,  "With all my heart," said Judy, bestowing   an   affectionate   glance    oo  , her.   "I was just coming back to my  CHAPTER IX. little protege,  but  I   must  also  tell  A Lost Child. vou that I never .thought of her dur-  "First let me tell you something,"   lnS our twenty  minutes stay  ln   Ot-  said Firefly.    "It is a conversation I   tawa, for one of my beloved.brothers  .lives ln this, our capital city, and ho  had run down to the train to hs'-'p ���������������������������  o/i:  ln     the  "I    thought    you    had  brother," said Dixie.  "Oh    no���������the    two ' best  world."  At this there was another uproar.  .���������' but Judy, quieted her friends  with  a  he-said, 'forvin Hengland  I   wave   of   her   hand,   and    wont.   o!  a preset; .;.;is    wag <ln   with  the  aristocracy   and   I   '"After  our  train   left  Ottawa  on   iu  and queen.    I won't likely see themj  didn.t   like   it   Titles   stuck   In   my   ]0ng   way   across   Ontario,   I. felt   a  little hand ln my side pocket.   Goldl-  old countries," said-Judy.^ ;"As'I said,  "observed.  ,-.    ��������� ���������'..���������-a .������������������"������������������.*. ft" "ir:.: -yes,'-  ���������J���������l^J  again In the, course  of my  life,  un-j  throat.'  less it might be on some state occa-.  slon."  "Do you care?" asiked Dixie.  "Then he went on to tell, me that locks was after some chocolates I had  he didn't'mind saying, 'Your Grace', there. ' I let her take them, and sne  once, but he didn't want to repeat it.   6at   down   beside   me   and   munched  more  they take /ou back to your French   got any in your home?������  history,  girls?-Rigaud,   St.   Eugene?      ������A   mtle/,   replIed   Judy      .<Each'  Here is one with an English name-   p-ovInce has  a Lieutenant-Governor,:  "Why   should   I?    If   I   were   im-,  He had been an 0Ut-dOor servant on   them  enjoyably.    I  was  still   In   my  mensely  rich,   or  powerful,   I  might   a  country  estate of a  certain  duke,   favorite place on the observation-car  in  French names���������Dorval,  Valols���������don't. about viceregal etiquette.    Have you   hanker   for   Bome   association   with   and  wa3'promoted to  be an  in-door   platform.    It was now- getting on  royalties and the nobility.    As it is, ,servant  in   His' Grace's   town   house, the  afternoon,   and   Goldilocks   prea-  I am  quite content to  live  my own He   often   waited   at   table,   and. he eatly fell asleep..   She was so uncom-  life.    There  are  natures  you  know, Teeied off a string of titled names of fortable  In  the canvas   'hair,  that  I  Caledonia Springs.-  There the pretty   and a government house Tot him." ~He'  even  amonS royalties  themselves,  to people   who, used   to   dine   and   sup took her on my lap.    She was a.dar-  child  by my side  exhibited signs of   wearg a uniform on state occasions,    Whom   form   and   ceremony 'is   an, .with his master.   He said he.was ex- ling child, and as she lay in my arms,  excitement,   jabbering   and .pointing,   like   tne   openmg   of   our   House   of   abomination.    A dear fellow  in New ceedingiy" curious to know what.they I  wondered  that neither  the mother  J   -   '-J-  --���������-������������������   -----                                                    York state, a friend of mine, was com- were  talking'about,  but the  conver- nor  nurse   came   to   look   after   her.  ing  down   th*  steps  of  a  palace   in gatlon w&g nearly alwayg ,n French> A������ter  an   nour'3   nap/ she   woke   up  Rome where he had been making a Re wouM get the gound of the wordSf and-rubbed her eyes  with  her'little  corner of it, you attend this opening,. TZ^ZT*7 ^TJ^J'LT then dash t0 the kitChen t0 thS Chef' haQdS> S������ dirty that l woadered"h^  adian   Pacific   Railway   beside   some   and see the governor drive up to-the I  -~                   -     -                       breath,. &nd between them they would, get a long- It    was   since    she   had   been  and a  lady- who  had  come -out and Pariiament.    If you get a white and;  seated herself  beside   me,   said   that gold  lnvItation with 'To  the Gentle-  the big building she was pointing to man Usaer of the Black Rod,' in the  was a health resort built by the Gan-  medlcinal springs.   I began to realize old ProVince Building.   The guns on,'  that I was hungry,, and as soon as the the CItadel thunder a galute| and ag:  first call to luncheon came, I got up he steps over the ancIent threshold, i  and went through the observation car  a band plays the national anthem, and-  ������������������offa������. ������������������,,, w.   fl���������  to the dining car.   The child followed   the soldiers present arms.   He walks'  QUett6'   saId Firefl^  'Thank  the  Lord  for  our  bungalow"   fair   Idea   o������   what   was   beIng   dis-  in the woods.'" cussed" ���������        *  "Then,   Judy,- you   wouldn't-enjoy / : . __M.,i^:i>..%!^' T^Sd,  ay thought-!  ...*.,        3C.U.  me, but when we passed through a  Pullman where the lady of the six  Blessings    sat    with    five    of    them  swimming  in   the   sea   of  court  eti-      "A cues;  Eully.   ."Nothing   human   is   alien   to  "No more  than  our  gracious king   tne^���������fcotman or duke,   but we  *an't  and   his   lovely    wife    would    enjoy   fcll be equal."  worn by the feet of many generations,'   swlmmlng  in  the   gea  of  unconven-      Firefly's black eyes were snapping,  up the stone staircase with its steps-  washed. Then she ran Into the car.  and through it like a deer, and I saw  her no more till after dinner.  "I was so tired. tv>at I decided to  go to bed early, so I went to my  sleeper and asked the porter to make  up my berth. While I was sitting  stifling   yawns,   and   .reflecting   that  past the Assembly Chamber, past the.,  tional   life,"   said   Judy,, "though   as   and ner firm little mouth was open- ^he"r7 were  sleepy  too,  for  several  :  royal  people go,  I  believe  they  ai     ' ~'  ' ......  archives and musty historical books,;  simple and sensible in  tfteir tastes  around her  the sixth nnp lpft m������ nnH   ^     ....        ���������            k-                         ' ������������������"���������"'"   "iC>     "'^   "������;.-    lix������u6������   c^ ana ner urm uule moutn was open-  Zdlirhml Tf!                   ! Legislative    Library    crammed    with; Toyal  people g0>  j  helieve  tney  are lng,    when    Dixie    cried    hurriedly,  It wis      " -            supposed archiVeg and musty historical books,, simple and sensible in  t&eir tastes." "Stop   that   demi-socialist,   she's   go-  "A������   t  aa*    t ti,                  f ki    ��������� ! and   enters   the   Legislative   Council: ������i saould just love court.etiquette,',' Ing off on one of her tirades."  th*   dininl Sn������Wy u       , I Chamber hunS wIth Portraits of dis-'; said  DixIe  gushingly.-         ' Judy laughed at her, then she said  rnl i��������� ������        7 ^ x ^Vt tinguished Nova Scotians and of some Judy   surveyed   her. curiously.    "I dreamily.    "In my dear old city by  IZ   ronl I m!l of the klngS ind queens 0f En^land-* believe you would.    Strange  fen't it, the sea,' with Its aristocratic and con-  the   railway   Is very   generous   with Keeping hia hat on, he seats himself. about lnherited tendencies.   Yon  flnwArij   nnd nw          t      ' t                   "               " auuLLl- '"ciucu icuucu^ca.    * u.ir an- ventlonal   traditions,   the   girls   and  meTLearlngbX                                  in the Throne Chair, makes a speech,: cestors   were   utled   people#   weren>t W0men    have,    I    think,    the    most  and Parliament Is opened."                 .; they?"                     ���������                       ' charming  manners of any women  I  "Your     lieutenant-governors      are' ..Yeg.������    Rflir1    nivifl    soft!v.     "We fever met"  sections had been done, a gentleman  who had been staring at me ln  rather a marked way, came up and  said, 'Madam, I am sorry to trouble  you, but may I request you to take  your child out of my berth. I want  to go to bed.'  "Girls!      Imagine my feelings.     I  beauties climbing  on   the  dining-car ��������� "V "i"���������"- -*������"���������-                   : tneyr uuanm"6  manners or any women  i   thought he was crazy.   N������t for an ln-  ���������i+k m. .*,    t         11 j                 m     ���������       Your     lieutenant-governors      are ������Ypq������    ���������om    niyi������    sofHv      "We ever met"                                                  l      b          ������������������ ^     j  With them,���������I recalled my eyes from           ...      ,���������     IV.                        , xes*     saia    Dlxle    BomY-     ��������� we wvtsl meu                                                    Btant, did I connect GoidilockB with  the flying scenery,' and sent them to   somet^InS llke the governors of our have old paintings.    On my. father's "Prejudiced!" exclaimed Firefly.'        this blow.   Then I smiled, for I have  the   doorway.     The   lady   and   her  Btat*8'"' *ald ^ixIe- side is a noble duke.    His youngest J\idy  went on  unheedlngly.    "Ycwi   learned through many travelling trl-  blessings were entering, and in  the        A  little',    0ur ^svstem  of ^������vern" son emigrated to Virginia and started cannot convince   me  that  the  culti^ bulations. always to take a surprise  *;ear of the procession, was my little   ment is, on the whole, quite different our faraIly.������ Vatlon   o������   perfect   mannera   Is   anjr   cheerfully.  friend  In  white.    As  the  dining-car  fr������������J y������"rs'" "Well,   Dixie,   you   shall   have   my drawback to anyone.   Rather, it is an,      ������ -t have no child with me,' I said  conductor led them by my table in                ���������e  1Ieutenant",governors   gIye description    of    a    presentation    at enormous   help.    Some   of  the  girls; BOothlngly.  search of a larger one, the white child   parties?" asked Dixie. court,"   said   Judy.   "A   girl    friend and women ln Halifax are obliged to  slipped into the vacant seat opposite      "Yes,   air sorts   of  functions,   and wrote it for me.   You'll. enjoy those do-something to support themselves,  me.                                          ;     !            they PresIde &t many public affairs, details of the way In which the\Lord and   the   pretty   manners  they   have  "I   beamed   on   her,, and   turning   as   royalty  does  in  England.    Then Chamberlain's instructions guide  the sedulously   cultivated   are  of  a  dls-  round, caught the eye of the harras-   when any notable stranger, or titled flock of lady aspirants into the royal (tinct value to them when they enter  sed lady who was finding herself and   person comes to a Canadian province presence."                                               : Into competition with other girls and  the others a snug fit at a table be-   be, she, or they, are often entertained "Some of our ancestors also bore'( women Jn the business  world."  "titles,   Judy,"   said   Jane   jealouisly.  (Continued)  Start Them Well  The better condition the cows and  calves are in at the beginning of  the "winter, the better profit for their  hind me.   I raised my eyebrows, by  way  of  asking,  'Can  you  spare  me  at  Government  House���������and   lots   of  bother some of them are with their  this   one   little   olive-branch.'     She 8Ultes'   and a dogs,   and   horses   and  smil-ed wearily, and I gladly devoted keeping meals waiting, and so on."  myself to entertaining ray charming "Tel1 ua'-what some of these things   weeded  out.    Yon  and   I  are   com  vls-a-vis, .1 grdered soup for her ^nd are Ilke'" sald Dix-ie-   ....... "'..'.'���������''     .  plete democrat^_Jsfflie.;_  "Remember our family tree.     ;. .against  culture,"   said   Biddy,   "It  is:  Judy   laughed.    "The    aristocratic   against manners and form carried to  tendencies   have   been    pretty   well-x an excess."  "And  sure   then,  she's   all   right,";  J -feaid Judy^'Allove^rjhe .world, there  owners,   and   the  less   feed   will   be  "And   aare.   Firefly    isn't   talking   needed.'. In short it is a poor business  when stock of any kind begins tho  winter in poor condition. Much easier  to keep them up to a certain notch  than to raise them to that notch once  they have slipped back. SUPPLEMENT  TSET?  For Sale to Make Room  *&&&,  Young Pullets S. C. W. Leghorns fron six  weeks to two months old.  These Chickens   have   been   raised   from  winter layers.   Price 75c up.  Some specimen Cockerels weighing from 1 to 1 1-2 lbs.  se'.ected from more than eight hundred chickens raised  in our big poultry yards;  Price $1.00 and up  E. & G. de la GIRODAY  Proprietors  Abbotsford, B. C 1  A LAND MYSTERY  _.1...|JI1P<1EIW L.'I_ 'in..  The building of a railroad by the  British from Persia to Karachi across  Mekran may not of Itself, as the Now  u York Sun says, be a project of importance. Europe' has offered' iitth  opposition, and engineers say th;-  route presents few serious obstacles;  but it brings the rest of the. world into  contact with some of the carlios;  scenes of. Eastern history, and opens  a land of mystery of which there have  been only glimpses about every thousand years.  Mekran Is the coastal region of  Baluchistan and extends from India'  to the Persian Gulf. Sailors before  and since the voyage of Alexander's.  Admiral, '��������� Nearchus, have coasted  along its white shores and found  themselves surrounded by spouting  whales such as the first map makers  delighted to picture. High pooped  native crafts like ancient galleys car:  rying pirate slave traders and gun  runners dodge into Its shallow harbors. . British steamships sometimes-  stop p.t one of Its ports for a cargo  of dates or rice for the Indian trade.  But sailors never penetrate Into the  rango of yellow hills or cross the  sterile plain, ''the hottest land of all-  Asia," where the sand rolls in waves  and floats in stifling clouds. Oases  are nic along the streams that flow  from these ridges; the country is dry,  weather worn, .desolate, shunned by-  man.  The few inhabitants are the flotsam  and jetsam of the civilization that  have passed over it. They are the  wreckage that drifted Into this obscure world from the earliest movements Into and from India to the first  search of Europe for Eastern empires.  The Portuguese that conquered Muscat and captured the Islands of Ormuz  and Kl&hm and founded colonels at  Bander Abbas and Gwadur left their  tribute of adventures, as did the  Dutch, French and English that came  atfer them. These found here older  people of whose origin all trace was  lost, colonies of half bred Arabs left  by the decline of the Arab dynasty at  Sind, Mongols from the time of Gen-  ghiz Khan, negroes, descended from  mediaeval slaves, and ��������� stragglers  from every central Asian tribe.  Yet Mekran cannot always have  been such a dry, desolate land. Buried  in the sands beneath some of the little  towns are the ruins of cities. At one  place an explorer found the walls of  six towns that must at some'time have  been places of some importance. In  the hills above Gwadur are the remains of a great reservoir Tombs  with fragments of pottery that no one  seems able to identify are often uncovered; many of the hills are closely  covered with stone houses with dome  shaped Interiors. There are remains  of worksxof masonry that were great  dams for catching the waters of the  river at flood time. In arid deserts*  explorers have found forests of dead'  trees that have stood stark for centuries, and on some of the hills terraces that must some time have been  in a high state of cultivation. No one  apparently is able to tell who built  these cities add reservoirs, cultivated  the terraced hills, or were burled ln  the tombs. The very reason why this  land to-day Is only a reblon of great  heat, thirst and death is one of the  secrets of nature. '  u,279, receives from outUoiTucl pasdo.i  gorsr for transportation tickets  alone.  exclusive of baggage receipts, -400.000  annually.   .  The post office in the same city  turns over to the government after  payment of all expenses a net profit  of a like amount. These figures can  be multiplied by three of Carlsbad_  The three resorts depending on their  natural mineral springs' for cure purposes (Carlshad, Marionbad and Fran-  zenbad) ^pay $913,500 annually in  direct taxes 'exclusive of the special  assessments  WANTED���������Tender foa* clearing one  acre, cm Lots 160-1, corner Cedar  "Valley and Silverclale Ro<ad. H.  0., care this office.  ���������  Matsqui   Hote  MISSIONCITY, 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, Pioprietor  Reliable "men with selling ability  and some knowledge of 1.he iruit  business or Nursery Stock, to represent us in British Columbia ap  local and general agente.  /.Liberal    inducement    and   permanent position for the right men.  Write   for   full  particulars.  STONE & WELLINGTON  The Funtliill Nurseries.  (Established 1837)  TORONTO,        - -      Ontario  Bohemian Summer Resorts. j  According to the latest statistics  about $40,045,000 Ib expended each  year by visitors from foreign countries who take the "cure" at tho  natural mineral spring resorts in  western Bohemia, along the Erzebirge  (Ore Mountains.)  This does not Include the sum spent  by foreign transient visitors who stop  for less than eight days or by those  from the various crown lands. The  grand total lsn ot less than $45,000,000  to  -60,000,000.  Some idea of the volume of business  transacted   at  the   great   Bohemian'  spas may be  deduced  from  tha  fact  that the railroad, off ice in Marienbad,  ���������which _.has.-a_ resident .nopuJLation'  of  This Market is owned and  operated by the City, thus  guaranteeing all transac-  ��������� ions. We solicit your  consignments of Fruh?,  _ Poultry, Veal Eggs, Etc.  Highest prices, sharp returns, smart settlements.  MEV  voua BOOK  .������*v  Wi  ^  When a farmer opens  his first hag of cement  he has taken a long step in th������ march of Progress,-',  which leads to Prosperity. . ���������<������������������  After he uses that bagr���������If only for a hitchlng-  block or a porch step���������he has learned some profitable  lessons. ,  He knows that lt doesn't take an expert to use  concrete successfully; ,  He knows that he has added a permanent Improvement to his property, something that will last as long  as tho farm Itself.  He knows that he has added convenience, and  therefore profit, lo his home.  Iio knows that lt didn't cost him more, ln money or  time, than If ho had used an inferior material and  made a temporary improvement.  He knows that he wants to read the book,  " What lhe Farmer Can Do With Concrete ".  to find out how he can apply these lossons to other  places on his farm. <���������  This advertisement Is to tell him that his copy of  thi.i3 profusely illustrated book is ready to bo mailed  as soon as ho sends tIn his namo and jidclrc-SH. It  makes no 'difference whether he litis yet used that  first bng of cement or not. If ho hasn't, tho book  will tell him how to use it to tlio host advantage.  And In any case It's  ABSOLUTELY FREE  A hundrod and sixty pages of plain'description, tailing how other farmers have used-concrete, with.photographs to .Illustrate every para-  araph   In  the text.' '���������  Juut send'your nrjmo and address on a postal,  In a letter, or hoc the coupon, and the book will  bo sent  by return mall.  Acurccs  CANADA ��������� CEMENT   CO.,  Li J.  National Bunk Building  MONTREAL  ^M^s^^^s5^^^mmm^^TM^'i4f^:!smm^^^^  8  ,-;^x4w.V;v.yvx������.;;'^  E$������3ms3������sm^z&m������B^������  rE want your subscription to the Abbotsford'  Post arid 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 factory 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 a subsciptin at our  office.    "Go Ahead" and subscribe for the  <**lwmM1WWJ^  John McMillan  ' I  i  fit  I  I  '1  A  n n,  Di/  iH>  ���������'.-*!.. '- !���������A_, j_J..J_J..H,lJ .   J,  1 -������������������ ^^...l ' -���������  ,[.���������������������������.,... .  , ki l��������� 111,7;'.':u-4i|,���������.i uiw <caxsssagcujj^^.:i'^Pi!:xnr  THE ABBOVSPORD irOST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. C,  -'..L.'.,:..:..xxj   l i. ,. .i..:���������l' ���������^'.JL. j ��������� mi. ��������� ;  "���������I-  Friday, April 26, ,1912  Gents' Furnishings,  10 per cent.  loots and S  es  . next two .weeks.  GEO.   C.  CLARK,Abbotsford,B.C.  j^^yglJ*^w.f>VJ,^"������������H^,!^������r*^~'^"  ���������^������miWvt/������>|i������*Jii^������i������mii  ���������arar  y  ragBBBB  aaasnaa  FOR  jj ' i ���������  ickens, r ruit an  arden  :cnsa  HOTEL  xwmttmmm>to���������.i!iaiuMm  ^AdAMSS^s,  j Mcelroy a Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Ten Acres one-quarter Miles  from Abbotsford will soon  be annexed to town. Four  acres cleared, good house,  bam, sheds, etc. Nearly all  fenced,  $-41  1  For this fine Proposition  umaimnK!������mKm>J^immHSmxa^^  ���������l������t"������ 111  ABBOTSFOR  3 =  maBUi^<ijLUiiiil������.JCTTm.mM������i������u^^  OTEL  ABBOTSFORD, B. C!  '������������������ Strictly first-class- in ��������� every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  PECKHAM & HUTTON  PROPRIETORS,  +4? 4" 4? 4������ 4? *fc *& 4? 4-* *fc 4* 4  t-        SPORTING  COLUMN.  & *^* *^*  ���������*'���������  ty ������$������ ty ������*$** t$������ ���������%> t$������ ty ty ������w *  +  A   FOOTBALLER,   BRAINY,  HUSKY  AJfD   FAST  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, tteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Wemies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  WKEft  , Eyeigtit Specalist  Manufacturing Optician  Doss tha Finest  Optical  Work.  Medkfal men and others pay tri-  >, bnte to his skill.  793 Granville St. .yancouv'ar'  Henqers  (Associate  Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  flfhe    Scheme    of    Providing;    Farm*  Already  Brokeii-In   is  Proving u  Strong Attraction.  " The ready inade farms which the  ^Canadian Pacific Railway company  fhas  prepared   and   is   soiling   in   the  Sedgewilck  district,  -are   attracting  a  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Offiec, next P.O. P.O.Box 11  place on the team Is held only hy "his  pitching ability; his stick,work is not  considered if he is a great twirler..  With other infield positions, however, it is slightly different. A player  must not only have the ability to  cover his position with credit, but  must have a batting,eye as well. Both  qualities come in for an equal share  of consideration.  Frederick Conklin leads Michigan  eleven. Conklin made a- name foi  himself .last year, playing through the  schedule with his hand in "splints,  suffering from a broken finger, which  did not interfere with his effectiveness.  Conklin is a husky, tipping the scale  at 187 and standing close to six feet,  He is a brainy player, and remark-  ,famliile������~5n tfi~e "5T>" 'farms";prepared ably fast for so large a man. He  ���������last  year  in   the  Sedge wick  district,   captained   his   high   school   team   al  These families come In . praoticaliy  empty-handed and buy their supplies  from local merchants.  Each of the farms consist of  from 160 to 320 acres of land  ���������and    the    price   is    graded    accord-  ���������great   dead   of  .attention*."  and   while j ing   to   Its   quality.    On   each   farm  those who have .purchased the ready    Is    a   house    worth ' $900;    a    barn  .made farms have not yet had the op  '(portunity "'to'' show their farming  labtilty," they A certainly. Acannot com-  jjplain because they have not 'been  'given a chance. The company, first  ���������dnstitubed the ready made. farm sys-  j tern at Sitrathmore two years ago,  when the financial expenditure was  $65,000, and so successful was the  jiirs't attempt that the company spent  |$400,000 on ready made farms last  year. This year the ��������� expe-adkure will  be about $1,000,000 and unless some-  ���������fchlng untoward happens, that much  ���������wi'll be spent every year until all the  company's holdings are disposed of.  ��������� In the Sedge^viek district, 50 ready  made farms were prepared last year  'and this year 110 will be completed.  Ihe,.jaiilway  com nan y_. has placed���������_6J)  with accommodation for eight horses  and five tons of hay; a well and a  pump. On each of the ready made  'farms 50 acres are broken, disked,  hiairrowed, and seeded 30 acres of  wheat, 17 acres of oats, and 3 acres  of potatoes. All the farms are fenced  and the houses painted and well  finished. . To give the settlers a fair  start, the company supplies each of  them with 100 bushels of oats and 50  bushels of potatoes. The settlers pay  the actual cost of the land and the  improvements, the first payment  being one-tenth and the balance in  nine   annual   Instalments.  Th e ready made. farms are 'se!acted  by number-and should the purchaser  not feel satisfied, his money will he  returned.  Schoolcraft, Mich.  Capt. Conklin is a senior medic and  the first blond leader the Wolverines  have had in years. He will doubtless  play left tackle, the position he filled  on last year's eleven.  THE  HEAVY IlfTTERS  Bn'tJng   is   tlio   Ball   Players   Chief  Asset and Heavy Sluggers the  lie roes.  The most spectacular feature of a  baseball contest is the batting and  correspondingly the most showy  talent of the individual player is his  work with the stick. Some really  great players have been poor batters,  but a glance through the. list reveals  the fact that almost all the real stars  of the game have been heavy hitters.  Of the individual members in the  team it is generally the pitcher who  gathers in the largest number of  laurels of any individual, member of  a team. He has more of an opportunity to distinguish himself, individually, than* any other member of  the team, and is censured or praised  iii  accordance  witii ill?  WQilL ' Pis  AUTO SPEED HAZARDS  That automobile track racing is hazardous sport as compared with reliability tours is shown by the tragedy  recently at Syracuse, when Lee bld-  field, driving, a high-speed.racing car,,  crashed into' the fence .killing nine'  persons and injuring many others.  Oldfield will be remembered as the  driver of the pilot car in the Munsey  Historic Tour last year. This tour,  which was the .biggest automobile  event of the year in the East, was  run without a single accident. Tommy  Skeggs. Lewis Strang, and Walter  Donnelly, three men- who drove cars.  In the Munsey tour, have since met  violent deaths while driving racing  cars, and- Oldfield's accident may  cripple him for life.  That the American Automobile Association will put a ban on automobile  racing on dirt tracks, is expected by  many followers of the game, say?  Harry Ward in the Washington Times.  The tragedy has stirred up In the  minds of the public a feeling of antipathy to this form of sport, and if the  automobile makers who support racing  and the association that makes and .  enforces the rules do not do something  to stop the slaughter of drivers and  spectators the Legislatures may take  a hand in the matter.  It is known that almost a majority  of the automobile makers are opposed  to these dirt track events because the  results do not prove anything. Track  racing on mile and half mile courses  formerly used .for horse racing has  not ranked high ln the estimation of  the public during the last year or  two. There have been too many flukes  and fiascos in connection with them,  to say nothing of the loss of life,.and  it is probable that automobile racing  may be restricted to the big road  events and to the speedways, where  the public may be given protection.  EBH3SSMZESSHE*  QBSaSHIEXSBKBSHa  J i u'lu  ....;.   J. On- . ��������� .  cious elements, but t!n^ e Hi1 recovers  by dredging tho private ca:iai! that  connects hi-m with t-ho main artery of  the district.  "No natural resource is too trifling  to be turned to account by the -teeming population. The sea ia raked an<!  strained for edible plunder. Seaweed  and kelp have a place 1n tho lorder  Great quantities of "shell-fish, no bigger than one's finger-na-H, are opened  and made to yield a food that findi  its way far Inland. T-he fungus tha<  springs up in -the grass after a rain  is eaten. Fried sweet potato-vine*  fuminh the -poor man's table. Th<  roadside ditches are balled out foi  the sake of fishes no longer than one'i  finger. Great panniers of strawberries, half oi* them still green, are collected in -the mountain ravines and  offered in the markets. No weed oi  stalk escapes the,"bamboo rake of*ttn  autumna'l ' fuel-gatherer. . The* grass,  tufts on the rough slopes are dug uj  by the roots. The sickle reaps' the  grain close to the ground, for straw  and chaff -are needed to burn under  the rice-kettle. The leaves of the trees  are a crop to be" carefully gathered.  One never sees a rotting stump ox a  mossy log. Bundles of brush, carried  miles on the human back,, heat -the  brick-kiln and the -potter's furnace.  After the last trees have been taken,  the far and^ forbidding heights are  scaled by lads with axe and mattock  to cut down or dig up the seedlings  that, if left alone, would reolothe tho  devastated ridges.  Dr. Theodore Lessing, one of the  most distinguished scientists of Germany, declares that man's desire to  make noises Is Inborn, can never  eradicated, and is as natural In him  as breathing. In this case as in so  many others, man, of course, embraces woman too.  THE POVERTY OF CHINA  So  Poverty    Stricken    are   Certain  Classes that no Weed or Fungus  Escapes the Gleaner.  "Nowhere can the student of -man's  struggle with his environment find a  anore wonderful spectacle than meets  the eye from a certain seven-  thousand-foot -pass amid the great  tangle of mountains in West China  that give birth to the Han, the Wei,  and the Tiver's that make famed  Szecbuen the 'Four-river province.'  Except where steepness or rock-  outcropping forbids, the slopes are  cultivated from' the valley of the  Tung-ho right ud to the summits, five  thousand feet above.  "Were it not for an agriculture of  Lncredilie r-alnstaking, the fertility of  the soil would have been spent ages  ago. In a low-lying region like Kiang-  su, for example, the farmer digs an  oblong settling-basin, into which  every part of his farm drains. In the  spring, from its bottom he scoops for  TEACHING THE DOG  The training of animals, to teacSi  ���������them to perform all sorts of entertaining tricks, is a task that requires  talent on tlie part of the traiifer, but,  above all, demands patience and a  thoroughly methodical . procedure.  ������.egin with the dog, and see how he  Is taught his tricks.  The first thing every dog must  ifearn is his name. Select a short,  sharp-sounding name, and stick to  it. Never call him anything else. If  you have several dogs, the name ia  taught on the same principle. Divide  their food, and then, placing a piece  on the ground call each in turn by  his name, and give him the food when  he comes for it. Send the others  back if they come forward out of  their turn. By and by they will learn  that a certain name is always associated with a certain dog. Ramble  among the dogs, and call out one of  their names every now and then. If  the right dog comes to you, reward  him with a piece of cracker. Pay  no attention to the other dogs. They  will learn very soon; and the first  great lesson ��������� dependence and obedience ��������� will have been learned.  Having taught a dog to fetch and  carry ��������� which he will easily learn  ��������� the next thing is to teach him to  go and get any object called for.  Place a glove on the floor; then say  to the dog, "Fetch the glove," putting the accent on the last word.  Then, when he has done this several  times, place a shoe on the floor; and  teach him to fetch this in a similar  manner. Now place both objects on  the ground, and teach him to fetch  either one, as asked for ��������� rewarding  him when he brings you th* right  one, and rebuking him when he  fetches the wrong, which you take  from him and replace. HeAwill soon  learn to distinguish the articles, when  a -third may be substituted, and so  ca until a number are on the floor.  You should then go into the next  room, taking the dog with you; and  send him ;to fetch any article you  mention. After a little time he will  bring you the right one every time.  Similar methods can be adopted  with regard to other articles and the  fertiliser the rich deposit washed from  hJsliMds-   -It  is -true"  the  overflow   (letters of, the_alT>habet..,_ Friday, April 20, 1912  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  A -memorial service was held in  the Presbyterian church an Wednesday April 2-1. Addresses were  delivered'by Revs. Yates and Cam-  bell,., The sonmon by Rev. Yates  was from Psalm 39, chapter !).- An  off������.-ri*ng of'Slur) was, taken .up to be  sent to the Sailors' Ilome, Vancouver.  iTho congrqgajtion .at iCiaybiurn.  and iStraiton have given a call to  Rev. J. L.  Millar. ..  Mr. J. T. Smeoton has beeji appointed missionary to Upper Sumas  Mussclwhito and Kiigard.  Tenders  Tenders for construction of two  storey hall to be erected at Abbotsford will be received by Abbots  ford Temple Oa, Ltd., until twelve  noon, May 4th, 1912.  (Lowest lar any tender.not necessarily accepted. Plans and specifications to be seen .at Dr. Swift's  office, Abbotsford, B. C.  to  Eat Bread made an d ������ c I d y. the  Abbotsford Baker,   "the kind  that mother made."  ALBERT LEE, PROPRIETOR  ohn  son  nO  - Matron   - -   ������** * president  y rKe Canadian HighwayAssociation  CONNAUGIIT   AND   KERR   JOIN  IN MOVEMENT FOR GOOD  ROADS.  iMoved by the sa,me high public  spirit and the single purpose of  bringing the roads of Canada up to  a standard that will be a credit  td the -nation, and an example to  tlie world at large, His Royal H'gh-  ness the Duke .o'f Connaught.. and  W.. J. Kerr, hald .the twia highest  positijo'ns. in the 'gift of the Canadian Highway" -Association, that of  patron and president respectively  The' Canadian Highway will be  an'acoompl'rsed fact "within the next  few .years, and the outside^ world  will then know that in this broad  Dominion there .is a road more  than 3,,000 mrles long.over which an  automobile can-travel in safety and  ���������with 'ccimifiotrt. The country .that  ioiffers the wealthy ' ourist the splen  did ino/ads that Canada will have,  the magnificent scenery and exception::! opportunities of inveat-  Iment, wull reap a large harvest  fifoim its visitors.  This association was formed in  New Westminster, B. C. -.last November' and it was at this meeting  that Mr. Kerr, a wealthy resident  ���������of the (coast a,nd the pr'incipaal  mi'over in the convention ���������ihat resulted- im the fioirm.atio>n pi the as-  so/cia/titom, was elected president.  Sqme time later the governor-general of Canada, whose activity in  the cause of good roads is well  known to those interested in this  work, was approached and requested} to permit Ms 'name to be^ used'  as patiioin, the .fallowing resolution  being 'floinwarded to h^m after a  meeting -o������f the executive of the  association: ;  ��������� Moved by President W. J. Kerr,  seconded by Vice-president A. K.  Todd, '������*His Rwyal Hiighness , tb,e\  Duke ,of Connaught, Governor-*  General'af Canada, having jm many  ways shown 'his interest ^n good  jnoiads, and tmore particulairly by  his speech fWoim the throne, at the  last ftoatoial opening* of parliament,  be.'It therefore "Resolved, vthat 'ihe  secretary ex.tqnd to his Royal High  ness the thanfks of the officers of  the Cajnadiari Highway Association  fox leoiding litis influence ,tP{ the  cause df road improvement, and  furtiher, "That (.thje secretary respectfully informs His Royal Highness ithat it is the earnest desire of  the imemBe'rs *otf this association'  that His tRqyal Highness ^should  oomsent to 'become Patron of the  Canadian  IHiighway  Association."  The following reply was received  a few days alglo by P. W. Luce,  secretary tof the  association:  Govertniment House, Ottawa,  >DeaifS.'!r,  I am desired by the Gocvernor-  General to acknowledge receipt of  your letter, and to .inform you tn  reply ithat Hi's Royal Highness will  be pleased to become Patron of lhe  Canadian Highway ' Association as  requested by your executive committee.  His Royal Highness is ^nuch interested in tiie subject o>f " good  roads, and washes your a3dOcia-  tion every success.   1 a,ra,        l  Yours faithfully  Archur F. Sladen  Private Secretary  The -Duke of Connaught has long  been interestd in  good vroads and  has shown in many ways that he  is strongly 'in sympathy with any  movement that will tend to belter  the transportation facillities .of this  ���������or any other country.     Travelled  man as he is," and trained in observations of things that make for public  weal, His  Royal "Higesshn, has  put to practical use the knowledge  gained in Canada,, England, ion. the  continent and in foreign .countries,  and he believes he has acted very  wisely jn allowing his mame to be-  colme associated with the enterprise  fathered by the Canadian Highway  jAssocia(tiion^   '  "Good roads" are a social and  ecdnoimiq necessity, and good roads  we will have all over Canada before  I aim ready to acknowledge that  the wo,rk of thevCanadlan Highway  is finished," says President W, J.  Kerr, and he means every word of  tfyi -   -.'���������'��������� c .      \\  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Estimates Promptly Furnished  Work Guaranteed    P. O. Box 227  The -monthly 'meeting of the W.  C. T. U. was held on Monday, 16th  Am the Prosbyte(rian church; It being the end Of the society's financial year the -election of officers  tookiplacc wihon the following lad-  ,e.s wore cilpctod by acclamation ������to  if ill the offices of .the union : Mrs.  Campbell, president; Mrs. Millstead  vice-president; Mrs. Faclejn, corresponding secretary, Mrs. Parton, recording secre(tery; Mrs. Boyd,.treae  urer. The society hope to take up  several departments of work ,.n the  near future. After the transaction  of business and eilection^of officeia  tea, wTas served and .a ehort programme was given by some of itie  ladies present. 'A ^voj-j pleasant  siocial ti,me wias spent. There .we're  about thirty ladies present.  ABBOTSFORD FALL FAIR  On 'Saturday,-'the Matsqui coun-  c./l meets at Mt-. Lehman. 'It is the  intention of ,'ohe ;of >our leading'  men backed by the signers oi a  large petiti-on-to again ask the coun  cil to make a donation to meet the  {current expenses of the Fall Fair.  iSumas council has donated one  hundred dollars, and. governmeat  assistance is assured. Many Mals-  quiites will show'here, and.it is the  belief of the petitioners jthat aid  should be given by the council.  Are always supplied with fine ranges.    The famous  McClary Manufacturing (Vs.  =Ranges=  are sold and guaranteed by  Hardware and Furniture  'Major Poittinger, Abbotsford  >R. J. Feathorstonehaugh, Abbot*  ford.  Fraser  Campbell,  Abbotsford  W. J. Whitley, Vancouver  J. Colgen/Abbotsford  J.- A. Blair, Vancouver  ��������� Fred Beckott . ''    v  J.. Birnie, Victoria  B. (Reynolds, Barrio  W.   0.  Gamble,  Matj-iiii  I-I.  Savage, Abbotsford  W. Ash, Abbotsford  Geo.  Moathly, Vancoi\<*r  Alex St. Cain, Portland  ��������� E. >H. Caskell, Abboid Uii-  W. FoTsythi, Clayburn  J. Forsyth,- Clayburn  J. A. McEwen, Abbotsford  J. B. King,  Abbotsijrd  E. Howland      ,   . ������  Wm.  Porter,  Vancouver  Painting, Sign Writing  General repair work  J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford       -- B. C  Good Storage Room for  Furniture. ,  LIQUOR  ACT,   1910.  , (iSeetton- 49)  HQT2L ARRIVALS  A*S3r.������tsferd  He&eU  A, E. Rorisonj Vancouver  W. D. Rorison, Vancouver  Jno. 'Miller, Vancouver  S. Rjbi^k, Vahcouv^er-  Chas Morley, Sumas, Wash.  C. E. Marckel,- Spokane, Wash.  R. P. Gallant, Vancouver  C. N. Beebe, Vancouver  Wm. Burrell, Vancouver  J. lH. Johnston, Vancouver v.  S.  McDonald,  New   Westminster  J. Anderson, Vancouver  Frank  Hurley,  Vancouver  Bill Longfellow, Vancouver  D. Mclnnis ���������  W.  C.  Chancey,   Vancouver  N. Darlin.g, Vancouver    /**  W. H. Taiser, and wife, Vancouver  J. Teplin, De'nnoon Station  D. McGregor and w ife��������� Vancouver  W. T. Fay, JTefferson, Wis.  C. Olmstead, Vancouver  D. 'Gregor and wife  Dan Hall, Chiiitfwack  M. 'Lemon, Chilliwack  Jas, R. Anderson, Chi'lli/wack  Jas. A. Brennan, Chilliwack  . Wm. 'Hart, Chilliwack  Frank Kipp, Chilliwack  F. Campbell, Vancouver  Thos. Still, B. C. E. R.  D.-McLeod, Vancouveir  J. 8. Ki,ng, Seattle, ,W,ash.  C. R. Gordon, Vancouver���������_.'  Geo. L. Doyle, Vancouve,r  T. J. Oonway,  Vancouver  L.AD. Birley, Montreal _  T. L. Gajnon, Vancouver.,  Commercial.  W. J. Campbell, Vancouver  John  Hanson, Vancouver  C\ Freeman, Vancouver  D.AGreenton, Vancouver  A. Wells, Mission City  T. iMyhoh, Tye, Wash. J.  Thos. Campbell, Abbotsford  A.  Brown, Abbotsford ,  NOTICE is hereby given,, that jn  '.-he twelfth -day of May next, application will 'be made to the Sup-  3xinitfen.dent o\f, Provincial Police lor  ranefer of the hotel license to sell  L'quioir by re,t(a,il .in, the hotel known  as .the lOommerdal Hotel, situate at  V'bbo)!.isford, in the Province of  British   Columbia.  Dated this 12th -day of April,  1912.  james Mcelroy & cb.  Holders  of  License.  JAMES McELROY,  BERNARD McELROYfc  Applicanta.  Timothy, Clover and Field Peaa  bo be had at the Abbotsford ,F������ei  Store.  Timothy, Clover a;nd Field Peas  bo be had 'at the Abbotsfford Feed  Store  When next your watch needs) attention leave it with, Campbell,--th*  Abjbotsford Watch-maker. Shop'  located in Clark's Gents' Furnish*  ing store. .  ~~ . _���������   WANTED FA'RiM ijLAND-Oji exchange for -jmy $1150.00 ^equity in  Vancouver lots^ Act quickly ' for  a snap< R. A. Cooper, Clayburn  B. C A26.  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,  INTER  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-���������  1634 Granville* St.-,    Phone 3488  SfortL Vancouver,       Offlco    and  STRAYED���������Red yearling he^feor emtio my place on 3rd Marchi)   O wn-  e<r can 'have same hy paying expenses,   W. L. Barrett, odd Campbell place, O'earhroak Road.  ectric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  Convenience       Comfort  ectric Power  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  conomy  Attention will be.given to all applications for service from bur lines.  Address all enquiries to "  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  Sritish Goiumni

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