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 ~>'>, -  O FFICIAL PAPER OFJHE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VII., No,    14.  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.,-FRIDAY,   Aug 15, 1913  o^gifcS $1.00    PERA YEAR  Canteloupes, Watermelons,  Gooseberries, Cherries,  Cucumbers,    Lettuce    and  everything that is green and  refreshing.  i mm mm i in in n ii ii in ��������� ��������� ii mi p i ���������  Resolution   Passed  Indorsing  Abbotsford   for  High  School Site.  V  J  IH3T0RIGBL SKETCH RHO  jFramthe Hunting-don Star.  The f ollowing historical sketch  was read at the dedication service  oi   St.   Paul's church by the pastor:  Religious services were held in the  public school room by the Rev. Mi:.  Ftorey o f the Canada Methodist  church and by Rev. Mr. Davis of the  Canada Episcopal church --for a very  short period prior to the first of  July inx1910 and given up when the  Rev. J.' L. Campbell of the Presbyterian church began a fortnightly  afernoon service. This was continued >u,ntil April the next year when a  weekly   Sunday service was given.  During Mr. Storey's ministry a  union Sunday school was organized  with Miss Katie Fraser, Supt. Mrs.  Tap'p,assistant superintendent, Mr.  Frank Munroc, treasurer, Mrs. F.  Munroe, teacher,and, Mr. A. E. Skin  nor, Scerctaiy.  Ten pupils were enrolled when  Mr. Campbell began bis servican.  The "Union" Sunday School was  conducted by Miss Katie'- Fraser and  and Miss Katie Fraser as teachers  with an. enrolment of about twenty  which increased to forty-five in Jan-  ua:y   of this year.  The first observance of the Lord's  supper was on December 8,191.1, s,x  professing   Christians partook.  Early last year it ..was dccid:tl to  plan for the erection of a public  place of worship and early in October   last year a   building committee  A public meeting .was held at Brad  nor on Wednesday of last week in the  evening to, discuss the site for the  proposed high school in Matsqui  municipa;ity.  , The meeting put Mr. Pratt in  the chair. Mr. Pratt stated lie had  had,'a visit from Mr..'Cruickshank,the  chairman of the '"' school trustees,  who requested him to call the meeting and preseojTi^'.tqi^tlie people of  Bradner a petition- for'.' them to sign,1  asking--the *site-to be at Matsqui.  townsite. Mr.' Pratt thought it was  a very vital.matter they had to consider'and poinded out that., the claims  of the people to have the school lo.  cated at Abbotsford were just and  for his own .part he said that he  would   be   glad   to    have    it    there  est station to their place of education,   whereas   if it were located at  or near Abbotsford the car would  take them - almost lo the door.  He said 'lie had' discussed ��������� this matter .with Mr. 'Cruickshank who proposed that the McDonald system of  taking the children' to school by  team or auto be. introduced, but  they could just as easily go to Abbotsford as Matsqui- .this way.    .  Mr. Alanson was then called upon. He thought Abbotsford would  be the best ,vplace for a- high school  and whilst considering 'Abbotsford  Matsqui should be considered also,  and that the time would soon be  here when there would -be a| high  school in each school district. ' On  ���������the map it shows that the schools  are nearer Abbotsford than Matsqui  and Kilgard would soon have a  large school of its own. Huntingdon pupils would be better able to  attend at Abbotsiord than Matsqui,  also those from aroundj the Abbotsford Timber "& Trading, Co's mill, so  that ��������� he figured there were' the lar  gest number of pupils around Abbotsford. He believed it would be  better -to have one scl:V>ol in the  most "central part of'" the "municipality therefore he certainly would like  to   see it  located 'at Abbotsford.  Mr. Trethwey sytated thathe was-  one of the delegates appointed to  go to Victoria to present a petition  that had been signed by ��������� twenty-  eight pupils and their guardians asking that the school be located at Ab-  The-getitfori'.w-ad���������''then read .and!put   botsford, and   not   one   of   them was  ' Ladies Aid which was organi7cd in  iu July, last year. -  > After many meetings and much' of  consideration of the site, buildi*'-*;  etc.,,the church edifice to he known  as St.- Paul's church, Huntingdon,  was dedicated on Sabbath, August  third, nineteen hundred and ��������� thirteen  when Rev. J. MacAlpine, M. A. of  Cleveland, Ohio, preached in the  morning from the Twenty-third  Psalm and in the' evening from  Proverbs and the Rev. J. Grandey  of the Methodist church % of  Sumas,Wash., preached -in thei afternoon from Phillippians, "Paul's purpose, Programme and Prize" The  audiences filled the building and the  services   Here greatly  appreciated.  On Monday evening a social gathering was held when addresses were  given by neighboring ministers of a  congratulatory nature, music and  ed by the Ladies Aid. -  reading; and   refreshments were, serv  A meeting of the Abbotsford football club will be held on Saturday  evening in the Athletic. Club rooms  when all. .members arc-requested to  be   present.  to the meeting It met with no sup  port and very little discussion as  anyone there could see that it was  very weak and showed no reason at  all why- the school should be locat  cd in   Matsqui townsite.  The  petition read as follows:  Hon. Dr. Young, Minster of Educa-  tian, Victoria,  B.  C.  Whereas in the Matsqui ^ municipality there are many pupils in the public schools who have passed the  entrance examinations and desire to  to   take   a high   school   course.  Whereas Matsqui village is so situated that it would be best, owing  to the location of the homes of the  pupils and means of communication  the majority of the school children  of the municipality could be most  easily assembled   here.  Whereas   the school site selected is  iM GHURGH_DEDICATED  At Huntingdon civ the- third of  Aulusi the new church to be celled St. Paul's, Huntingdon was indicated with appropriate services,'  when Rev. R. J. MacAlpine of "lev-  land. Ohio,' preached morning :\ d  evening, and the -Rev. "J. Grandey  of the Sumas Methodist church,  in the evening. The sermons were  mi r>I eloquently' delivered and very  gLcatlj appreciated and, enjoyed'by  th-j large audiences that- assemble "at  opening services. The offerings 1oo  were liberal and the building commit  tee was greatly cheered by the success of the initial services of their"  new   church.  On Monday evening the community met in a social capacity when a  number of bright and instructive ad  desses were .delivered by-Rev.-J. S.  Henderson, representing the Westminster presbytery, Rev. J- Grandey of Sunja's, Rev. J. T. Conn, of  Mission City, Rev. Wm. M.. Reid  Mt. Lehman,- and R. L. Miller, Clay  burn, representing' the neighboring  congregations.  An excellent reading, entitled, The  Trouble in "th'e"Amcn Corner; "<was'  given by Mrs.. Qolwcll of the Mt.  Meadows Farm, near Vye, and musical eelections by Miss Ogsburg and  bnd Messrs Harmon ��������� and Hill-Tout  were greatly enjoyed by the audience,  Refreshments were' provided by, the  Lau>os Aid and a pleasant evening  enjoyed by all.  in favor of Matsqui as a suitable  location When the petition was pre  sented at Victoria, they got'up a  gainst the proposition that Abbotsford was not incorporated. This  was overcome by ' changing the location to outside of Abbotsford in  the Matsqui Municipality. He was  of, opinion that Dr. Robinson had  committed himself to Matsqui When  at Victoria rhey asked the government to wait until such time as Rev Mr. Yates returned last week  they could call a public meeting to f]:om Victaria and conducted .services  find out the feeling of the people, in his own church here last Sunday  and   would   do   nothing    until   they    Rev. J.'L. Campbell attended Hie  international Ministerial Pacific Con  ferencc-at Victoria this past week.  The principal addresses given were  by Rev. W. F. Adney, D. D., Manchester, England; Rev, .Prof. James  Moffatt,' D. D. Oxford,' Eng. This '  conference was held last year in  Seattle.  knew the result of that meeting.  The. meeting was called for Abbotsford and was widely advertised for  over a week. The members of the  council and the trustees had a personal invitation The result of the  meeting which was the largest and  most representative ever held in the  level grass land and large enough for J municipalitV| was unanimously in favor of the location being at Abbotsford.  Watch   Straiton  Grow.  Rev. J. Alder and Mrs. Alder were  in Abbotsiord last Avcek and on Sa  turday returned to North Bend  where Mr. Alder is doing missionary  work.  Mr.   David   Blair,, jnr..   spent   the  chosen   consisting of the officers'   of | week   end in Vancouver with friends  an exce,lent play ground and experi  mental agricultural work of the  schools.  Whereas Matsqui village is entirely free from saloons, pool rooms and  other objectionable resorts, and is  eminently suited for the location  of a rural high school.  Further we the rate payers p,  Matsqui, respectfully petition pur  government that , the high school be  established   at   Matsqui  village..  Mr. Pratt said he personally, had  several objections to the high  school being located at Matsqui  townsite, principally on the ground  of, the geographical position of the  town. He commented upon the means  of transportation, pointing out that  if the school was at Matsqui the  children would have to walk two  miles from   the   B.   C. E. R.'s near-  Mr. Jayson oi Bradner was in favor of a school at Abbotsford as it  was   the   most   central   point.  Mr. F. Munroc, reeve of Sum-  as municipality, stated that he ccr-  lainl would like to sec the school  near Abbotsford as it was the most  central point Speaking as a representative from Huntingdon he voiced  the   feelings   of the people there.  Mr. Richard Owen, of Mt. Lehman,  said he ��������� wo'ulh he,would like to see  the school located near Abbotsford  and would like to see better school  facilities.  Mr. Morley did not think it possible to' travel over the roads in  the winter time.as they were almost  unpassable.   No one under age    was  Mrs.   Vanetta and family are   visit  ing with friends at Aldcrgrove.  ever   in the, bar or pool room at Abbotsford.  Mr. McGowan. said he was surpris  ed at Mr. Cruickshank's absence from  both the Abbotsford and Bradner  meetings, and after reading the petition presented to them for the  people of Bradner to sign lie considered it a very weak ��������� proposition,  having very little real or proper ar  gument for establishing the Matsqui  High   School at Matsqui  townsite.  The   meeting   then   passed the following   resolution]  "That we the ratepayers in the  west end of the municipality of Mat  squi, hearing that there were two  sites proposed, for the high school  to be established in the Matsqui  municipality, i. c. at Abbotsford and  Matsqui, arc unani mously agreed  that Abbotsford is the most central  and convenient place, and that the,  school be established in the immediate vicinity of   Abbotsford.  The   meeting  then   ad-burned  with  a   vote .of   thanks to   the chairman  a.  ���������mwMwggm������am������ ?HE ABBOTSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and  surrounding district.    , ���������   ,.      ���������    .  Advertising rates made known on application.  '    LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents per line for first-insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our Shibl'^leth���������Neither, for nor agin the'Government.  Friday,   Aug. 15,  1913  THE  MARKET  Good supplies of poultry and  sma.l fruits, wilh ��������� a good attendance ol both buyers and sellers  were the features of of the New  Westm inster market on Friday  morning last Now that 1ho farmers in the Fraser Valley have  finished ' gathering in their hay crop  more of them put in an appearance at the ' market with ��������� more  supplies. With the exception - of  ducks which went up in price one  do.'larc per dozen the ijoultrv pice.* remained the amc rs last  week.  In vegetables potatoes     drop-  to become accustomed 'to it, and  wnon flic ' results beg'n to prove  the niseives by clear complexions  perfect digestion and circulation it  becomes   Harder   to   leave   off      the  sour milk for breakfast than it  was origina.ly to become- accustomed   to   the   habit.  Remember: Habits which arc. so  hard to make are oftenest the  hardest   to   break.  FRASER  VALLEY NEWS   ITEMS  Premier McBride emphatic-ally do  nii-s ilic rumor that he viK :���������:'-  sign   to /-take   up   the   position      of  ped    in    price    from   $.1.50   a   sack   Agent     General   for     British Cohan  to   $1.25   a   sack.      String   beans ap ' bia.  peared   and   were   sold   at   four   cts  per   pound.  The ' wholesale prices of eggs  rose a few cents from 33 to 35  cents a dozen (with- a corresponding increase in retail price of eggs  The price of butter remained stationery No variations in the price  of meats, botn retail and whloe-  sale was recorded, alt'hougfii1 there-  was a' fair supply of and demand  for   this   article   .'  Blackberries appeared fov tho  first tim e upon the market and  were readily told at two boxes  for a quarter Peach Plums were  also anewnew fruit to, be seen, selling at 10 cents per box or three  for   a   quarter.  On the Howe! stalls there was  a good supply, sweet peas ��������� and  carnations ���������beiiigi the mopt conspic  uous Gladiolas and asters were al-  ��������� so to be seen along with potted  plants of all varieties. ���������  ,The supply of fish was not so  plentiful and the price of sockcye  was cut in half from last week's  prices. Small fish such as herring  and   smelts   were   not   to   be    seen.  Tho grain crop in the Delta is  i,s   the.   finest   for   many   years.  A now Conservative Association  has been formed at Coquitlam. It  has appointed Mr. Quilty as president.  A booklet descriptive of Now  Westminster is -being circulatodby  the Progressive Association. An A-  merican has the contract, but the  New Westminster printers will get  the job of printing it if they are  aS cnoap as Vancouver printers.  Such is the march of progress in  New   Westminster.  Sapperton Dahlias measure 7-;' inches   in   width.   Some   dahlias!    ...  A team valued at $800 was  killed by .the C. P. R. at Coquib  lam  Stock holders in tho .Dominion  Match Co., are serving writs on  certain promoters of the Company on the charge of misrepresentation. ,  Robberies are becoming frequent  around,  Richmond. , ,  Messrs Shannon Bros are building   a   modern   dairy.    -  lie contract for the construction  of- the Hope Mountain section of  the   Kettle     Valley   ra:lway has  been   let   to   McArthur     Bros.,      of  A   great   European   physician    lias |Ncw   York. for   $3,000,000.  discovered   that    the   germ   iu   sour      Tenders   for   the   now   bridge        a  milk   is     tho   purest   germ    in     all | cross   the   Pitt   River    will   be   lot  SOUR MILK  the {world He has stjatod that his;  discovery is of more value to the'  human -race than that great discovery of Pasteur for the cure of  hydrophobia.  Tablets arc made o sour milk  germ and sold to the public. But-  in ��������� France mothers may obtain the  free for their personal use,so wonderful   do   the    scientific    physicians  ehc    benefit of  immediately,   and   will   probably   be  completed   inside   of   a   year  The Stoltze Manufacturing Company arc putting up a newdry  kiln   at   their   mill   at   Ruskin.  Constable   Pope's   monthly    report  to   the   Maple. Ridge   council   includ  ed   the   following    inform ation:    "2  Mormon . missionaries      who     have  been   annoying    residents     at   Ham  mond   were   fired   from   the  municipality."  consider    them    for  the   future  race.  It   is   not    necessary   to   take any ~~ "  sour    milk    in   tablet    formkeep   it i    Pe������Plc   who   attended   the  fire   de-  n   a   warm   room   over   night    and   ^"stration   on Monday evening., and  drink   it   in   the   morning   with      a .werc  not satisfied should   have been  of    rye   or   graham  slice    or   two  bread.  The tneory is that the germs  contained in the sour milk destroy all impure germs in the  stomach   and   intestines.  By drinkiog the sour milk each  morning in lieu of any other  breakfast a person so purifies the  stomach, bowels and b;ood that  nothing they may eat for luncheon or dtyi/ner will harm them.  But no other food should ho eaten before noon than-the sour milk  and   brown   bread,  The   sour   milk   treatment   has    a j  great   manyother    benefits,   for   women     especially,    for     it   not   onlyi  regulates     tne   machinery,     but   the  complexion     becomes      white      and  clear   within    a   very   few   days,the'  breathing-   becomes    deeper   and   the  whole   system   tones   up.  '   This   European   physician      recommends   every    woman   and   girl      lo  take      the   sour   milk   .trealmuil. for  six    or   eight    weeks    every      year  or   even   longer.    It   is    quite   easy  at Coquitlam on Saturday-night last  when that town had their demonstra-  We are told by an eyewitness that all  enthusiasts   were  anxious    to     test  out   the new water; works and having  got the   hose   all   coupled    and five  strong men on the nozzle the Chief of  Police with all the dignity he could  muster upwalkcd   up to the hydrant  mid Dure   ho turned and   turned but  no water.   After an anxious wait   by  the bystanders some .one informed all  that the water would ,bc down     the  following Monday.���������F. V. Record.  ULLING  on your boot straps  will not get you very far.  uy a set of  ernaeys Harness  B. J GERNAEY,   Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you .require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  CURRIE & McKENZIE  QUI-SUMAS BOAR!  IAD  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  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  the district,, and industries already, established.  13 acres about- 3-4 of a mile from centre of town,  house barn and chicken  house, aboub  100 fruit  l     trees and all kinds of-small  fruits    At reduced  price.    Good terms.  1-4 section, situated on Yale Road, half mile east of- town.-  Will cut and sell in lots of any. size wanted from - five  acres up.    Price reasonable, terms good. ������������������   --  :���������'���������  Come early in the  morning, you'll sure  enjoy yourself.  Insurance that Insures  For terms and particulars  Why   is   a   fishmonger   never generous?  Because his business makes him  sell-fish.  Why arc all religious, communities like bees? Because they arc  in-secls.  Why docs tho east wind never  travel straight? Because it blows  so  ���������bleak1-  (oblique)  Why is a bad shot like an a-  musing followBocause he's the boy  to   keep'   (he   game   alive.  usic by Band and  agpipes.      Dance  in Skating Rink in  the evening.  -H^"H"WMH"H^������H,^*^^'W4*H"M^  c  >ummer rasnions   1913 STYLES   6  -airarigemerits  A choice selection of goods to choose from  Blair & Son  Practical Ladies'and Men's  Tailors  * ��������� . ���������:    .  ]li  unSSrcg  .Mi*,  far  '?^������������?0������^  ^s Ttifci   AB&otSFcmb ^o^   AfeB^T^okb, b. c.
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We want just as much of the shoe and rubber trade of this town
as w�� can get.   We want your trade and your whole family's trade.
We have always sold goods that were worth the money, and
we intend to keep right on doing it.
Our whole stock has been picked for quality.   For instance,
are one of our specialties. Anyone who knows anything about
the rubber business in Canada knows what this brand stands for.
It stands for value, for service, for satisfaction. No competitive
brand has the same reputation.
Granby Rubbers were made for wear���to look woM b��id�����
but wear, it is on this they have made their wonderful reputation.
The finest materials, the most skillful workmen, and a factory
pride in the product; that's a combination that's hard to beat.
Try us on any * kind of footwear.   We keep only the best
"Strictly first-class in :-every respect;--  -The bar'is
stocked'with "the best of wines, liquor and cigars,- . .
���J     -RATES,   $1.50  TO" $2.00   PER   DAY
Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork Sausages," Weinies
and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday.
First-class Work Furnished .by Experienced
������ '������'' Workmen."    Estimates" Furnished..
��� &.*'���'''.-
,Y;:- ���'   Wm. ROBERTS   "
Old. Cream cry Bid. . \    ��� Abbotsford, B. C.
^balls, rfipperas,-  and   dinner   parties?
Embalmers and Funeral Directors
Vancouver, Office^and. chapel-^ i;wilJ/.0llgh(i   an   0m���ibus   t0
1-034 Granville St..     Phona 3< 8P;   / V ���/.-,.>  :h .���������'���.,.,
1-034.GTranville) St.,    Phcue MBZ
I Which ':isv'the., smallest   bridge^ in
itho    world?'    -!?' The bridge   of 'the
1W* prxanvmu ou,   ,,rn,Ue .0,0^ Vc^i(lM: :iiCCUV(i     from;, lightning?.
North Vancouver,      .pirice.,./and iBccvulsc: '���'itfvhas' a .cohducjLor.
Chapel-^116 2nd St. Phone l^i.        * .        -
Why   should'.one yavbid/ mingling!
with   theY-   multitude? /Hccaiise   -if
you   arc'^hemmed ;  in '''by   a   crbwd     {Why  docs  an : orator ^resemble:.': "a.
you arc iikelyj;^ stitch,;in:- y.pur';sidc..^ p; bvnmakcr?s;  Becausolhe \ lives: ..by;
; . . ��������'- ���;>'-'i;V; ������*���?*: * ���rY--<   ��� . * jspiputin'g? ���   " '���'::-.;:.?;:���   ���'.���"���".'
If   I   ericouritbr    a> man : -wheeling .    ���..,       , ���'.... .  .-���*.,,. .���*>y-^-:,:--^<-r:''i'"i
"        , ��� ..-.:, -.., ^t'w ������ -.. v��� -^������^iHv ������ WhV -"-does1- a   sculptor   resemble   a
earth   whv*:arn.'Vl-'4lKe '<a .$ y vcather      nJV        .   ��� ,     . ,    ,
taiwi   wiiy.. a ���,        .... tinnier?        Bocaiuse   he   is   cvorlast-
E ass?   Beacuse   I   am   a   barometer "'I'l'"-* ���
�� !������ ��� s nglv , soaking   his   clay.
(barrow  meter.) ��'b��>. ..�� fa
"What was in the bag?!' the chief asked.
missing    Buf'w*5���. Tjjot to the While
Cut I found him dead.   He was SiMLni.'
wllli bis buck to tlia door and his bend
on- tho table."
-"Wish the revolver, in his hand?"
"Yes"     ' ' .    *
"You are sure?" from Hunter. "Isn't
it n fact. Mr. Wat-drop.' Unit.you took
Mr. Fleming's revrver from him thin
morning when be threatened you with
Wardrop's face twitched ue.rvously
"Yon nave been misinformed." he replied, but no one was impressed by bin
tone It was wavering, uncertain
From Hunter's face 1 Judged It bad
been 11 random shot und had landed
unexi �� tedly well.
���TIuw   many  people, knew   that   Mi
Fleming had been aiding al the vVMIh
Cat;" from the chief.'
"Very few-besides, myself, only a
man who looks after.the clubhouse in
(be mornings und Clarksou. the cash
ler.of the Borough bank, who met Him
there once by appointment."
The chief made 110 comment.
"Now. Mr. Knox you hoard, no shot
while you wci-ii t�� ?n_S.bgTlV"
'"There ivua considerable noise I
heard two or three sharp reports illc
the  espioslons  of an  nutomobile  en
"You are right about the automobile." .Hunter said. "The mayor sent
Ilia car away as I left to follow Mr
.Wardrop. The sounds you beard were
not shots."
- "It is a strange thing." the chief re
fleeted. "th,nt a revolver could be fired
In the upper room of an ordinary
dwelling house, while that bouse was
filled' with people, and nobody hear It.
Were there any powder marks on the
"None." Hunter said.
The chief got up stiffly.
"Thank you vqk-? much:, gentlemen.
;Huuter. I would like to see you for a
few minutes."
I think Wardrop was dazed at flud
ing himself free.   As we walked to the
corner:for a car or cab. whichever materialized Grst, he looked back
"1 thought so." he said bitterly. A
manYwas loitering after us along the
street'" The police were not asleep;
they bad closed only one eye.
The Inst/train bad gone. We tool;
a night electric car to Wynton and
walked the throe miles to P.ellwood
Neither of us was talkative, and !
injnrjjifi   wr.   were   both,   tjrnUJMg   ot
AiTirgcry a'uTt i'iie h"ew8'she''wou.d'liiive
to boar ' t
It had been raining, and once War
drop turned �����ruuud to where we i-ould
bear the detective splashing along
The detective was well behind, but aft-
.pr awhile Wardrop stood still, while I
plowed along. They came up together
presently; and the three of us trudged
on. talking of immaterial things.
At the door Wardrop turned to the
detective with a faint smile. "It's
raining again." be said. "You'd better come in. ���> You needn't worry about
me. I'm not going to run away, und
there's a couch In the library."
The detective grinned, and in the
light from the ball I recognized the
man 1 bad followed to the police station two nights before.
"I guess I will." be said, looking
ppologeticnlly at his muddy clothes
"This thing is only a matter of form,
But be didn't lie down on (he couch
lie took a chair In the ball neat Hip
foot of the stnlra. -and we left hlro
there with the evening-paper unci ;���
Wardrop looked so wretched that 1
asked him tnlo my room arid mixed
him some whisky and water. WIip"
I had given him n cigar he began m
look a little less hopelesn
"You've been a darned sight l>eUt>r
cO uie than I wbul'dliave been to you
under the circumstances," he said
"I thought we .would better arrange
about Miss Margery before we try
to settle down.". 1 replied.. "Will you
tell her vnbout her father?"
"1 believe It" would come bettpr from
you.'" he said finally. "1 am In the
peculiar position 'ol having been suspected by her father of robbing him.
by you of carrying uwny ber aunt and
now by the police and everybody else
of murdering her father."
���'I do not suspect you of unytbing."
1 justified myself. "I don't think you
nreY-nlirely open, that Is all. Wardrop.
i think you are damaging yourself to
shield some one else."
His expressive face was on,its guard
In a moment. He censed his restless
pacing,   pausing   Impressively   before
"I glvr. yon my word, us_ a_ gen tie-
mau T do'uot know" wlio killed Mr.
Fleming and that when I first saw
him dead my only thought was that
lie had killed himself. He bad threatened to. that day. Why. If you.think I
kiileil him you. would bave to think I
robbed -him. too. in order to Irud.n motive." . ���
I did not tell him that that was precisely what Hunter did think. I evaded Hie Issue. , -
-Mr Wardrop. did you ever bear of
the figures, eleven twenty-two? You
never beard Mr.'Fleming use rhem?"
He looked puzzled.
������Probably."   he said.    "In  the  very
nalur.e of Mr.  Fleming's position,  we
used figures all (he lime.   Eleven twen
���y-tw:>.    Thai's   the  time  the  theater
rain leaves the city for Bell wood    Not
vinit you want, eh?"
"Not quite." 1 iUiswered nonroinmlt-
ally and bi'gan ti> wind, my watch
le'tonk the bint and prepared to leave
fie opened  Hie door and stared  rue
fully down at the detective in the hall
nelow.    "Thi> old place Is <pieer with
���>i!!   Mis* .lane."   be said  irrelevantly
Well, good nl/jiil. and thanks."
He went  lnv.vi'y ulong the hall, and
r!:).--ed my doer 1 heard him pass
rniyiM'.v'K roo:-.) and then go back and
ap ll^hiiy
-It's-Marry." he called "I though-
on wouldn't worry if you knew I wa--
0 the house tmiight."
SI e   asl.ed   him   something,   for-
���Yes.-lie Is'here lie said lie stood
Mere I'm" a u:e.U!c:il. hesitating ovc
���"���neiiilii!.'. but whatever It was. In-
Voided   MC'tlllSt   It
������Cood ni;.hi. do::t\" he said genii;
nd -went uwny
The I'MIe I'ji-.lllatlty made me wln-e
F.ver.v   iiii.ill.-it lu-cl   man  has  i!;e sampling now and thru.    I   have II some
Mines  when   ITdi'b  sits on the arm oi
Fred's chair. 01 mie of (he yu:iigsi��r
���(���lives   me  to   run   to   "daddy."     Annie of 1 he sanest men I ever met wsi'
10 Ids office and proposed to his ���.ten
.igniphor In sheer craving  for dome*
liclly. after watching the nl.'V of ou
of his friend:* run  her hand over ne.
nnsbaiid'sCli.'n and give him a n-|iro*>
ing slap for' not having shaved.
I was ready for bed when Wnrdro'i
nipped'at-my door lie wus sliil dr.-s>
<-d and had Ihe lentber bag.
"Look here." be" wild excitedly when
1 bad closed the door, "this Is mu  my
bag at all     I never examined it cur!
fuily."    , y    ,
He held It out to me. and I carr'.c:!
It to the light. It was an ordinary
eighteen' in< !i IJussla leather tr.;vidii:r
bag. fan In color and with go'.d plu.iu!
mountings- It.wan empty save for lb?
railroad schedule that still rested i.i
one side pocket.
"Don't you see?" be asked ^;cl(ec!!';
"WlloeVeT'ifroi'O'ioy ling ��� __ th.i$ ^q q
substitute ior-\i \: we cau succeed in
tracing the bag hero to the shop it
came from and from there to tho purchaser we have the thief."
"There's  no maker's name In it," I
said after a casual examination.   War-
i A Glanco Down tho Staircase Revoalad
drop's fase fell, and bo took the bag
from me despondently.
"If you don't mind I'll leave It here,"'
he said. "They'll be searching my
room. 1 suppose, and I'd like to bave
the bag for future reference."
I have no Idea how much-Inter It was
that I roused. I wakened suddenly
and snt up in bed. There bad been a.
(���rash of .some kind, for the shock wa��
rttlll vibrating along my nerves. I got
up and. lighting tho candle, got lnt.��
my rnlncoat In lieu of a dressing gown
and prepared to Inveatlgate.
My door,  whicn I haa left open, 1
found closed.    Nothing else was dis-j
turned.    The leather bag sat just in-'
Bide as Wardrop had left it.   Through
Miss   Maltiand's' transom   were   com-;
ing   certain   strangled   and   Irregular
sounds, now falsetto, now deep bass,'
that showed that worthy  lady  to  be
asleep.    A' glance down the staircase
revealed Davidson. :;
"You didn't happen to be up there
a little while ago, did you?" I ques-.,
tloned. ,;
"No. I've been kept busy trying to
sit tight where I am.   Why?" '!
"Some one came into my room and
wakened me," I explained. I
"That's funny," he said. "Anything
In the room disturbed?" '
"Nothing, but some one bad. been in
the room," I reiterated. "The door
was closed, although I bad left it
open." 1
"I've got only one business here. Mr.
Knox." he said in an undertone, "and
you know what that is. But if it will
relieve your mind I'll tell you that it
was Mr. Wardrop and that to the best
of my belief be wus in your room, not
once, but twice, in the last hour and a
"What could he have wanted?" I exclaimed. But with his revelation Davidson's Interest ceased. c,'.
"Search me." he said and yawned.    '���
I went back to bed. I deliberately,
left the door wide open, but no Intrusion occurred. Once I got up and
glanced down the stairs. For all his
apparent drowsiness Davidson beard
my cautious movements. <
"Have you got uny quinine?" he
said.   "I'm sneezing my bend off."       '
But I had none. I gave bJm n box
of clgureltes. I was roused by the
sun beating on my face, to bear Miss
Letitla's-tones from her room across.   ���
"Nonsense," she was saying querulously. "Don't you : suppose I cau '
smell? Do, you think because I'm a
little hard of hearing that I've lost my,
other senses? Somebody's been srnok-,
ing." '
"It's me," Hepple shouted.   "I"���
"You?" Miss Letltla suurlcd.   "What,
are you smoking for?   That ain't my
"I ain't smokin'l" yelled Hepple.'
"You won't let mo tell you. I spilled
vinegar on the stove."
"Vinegar!" said Miss Lelllia, with
scorn. "Next thing you'll be telling
rao it's vluegar that Harry und Mr.
Knox carry around In little boxes in
their pockets. You've pinned my cap
to my sen in."
(Continued Next Week) THE ABBOTSFORD POST , ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  BIRTH���������To Mr?"and Mrs. Matthew  Gelson, on Friday, August 5th, a .son  .BIRTH���������To  Mr.  and Mrs.    Shearer,  Straiton,  a son.  BIRTH���������To Mr. and Mrs. .1. Farmer,  Straiton,  a son.  BIRTH���������To   Mr.  and   Mrs.  Thomas,  of   Straiton,   a   son.    _ ,        '  ��������� Mr. and Mrs. I.achlau McNeil arc  receiving the, congratulations ��������� of  their many friends on their marraigc  which took place ,iv Vancouver recently.  Watch   Straiton   Grow.  GIFFORD NOTES  The event of most interest to  oil a picnic party arranger: for her  school teacher Miss Brown who join  was- the visit of our respected  the people around here last week  and at the close of the clay was  a supper and, presentation in the  home   of Mr!.  Martin.  The young people of this place  had been gathering money before hand  and gave Miss Brown a beautiful  locket and umbrella as a token for  their high esteem for. her as their  teacher- last year.  'Mr. Crawford got his hand badly  hurt with the hayfork last week almost   losing   two   fingers  Rev. D. A. Bates, brother of Mr.  A. L. Bates, preached in tnc Mt-  Lehman church -to a large congregation last Sunday evening.  Mrs. -Martin has returned from  Washington   where   she was  visiting  Miss Paton is visiting her/mothcr  Vancouber  Miss R. McLeod is visiting in  Mrs!-  A. <L.   Bates.  At the public meeting held in St.  Paul's church last Thursday evening  it was unanimous,y decided to hold  the union. Sunday School in the afternoon,, in the church without any  change in offiters except that an as  sistant   treasurer was chosen.  AN  EXPLANATION  WANTED  The chairrn an of the Matsqui  school board has-been circulating a  petition asking that the proposed  high school be located at Matsqui  village in preference^ to-. Abbotsford  No person can take any objection to  his doing this, except being' sorry he  does not throw his influence in to  support the logical and geographical  centre ' for a high school���������Abbotsford, and in the opinion ofkthe Post  the only . point for the high school  if the greatest number is to receive  the   b'enefit.  But. have you seen that petition?  It says that Matsqui is "entirely  free from saloons, pool rooms and  OTHER OBJECTIONABLE RESORTS"  Granted for the sake of argument  that saloons and pool rooms are "objectionable" They aro to some people, but the iPost wants to know the  "other objectionable resorts" We  have asked a policeman and he don't  know. Others want .to know. If Mr.  Chairman of the school board has  inside information he better pass it  ulong to the police right away so  wc will all be as wise as Mr. Chairman  W/TER     NOTICE  Application for a licence to take  and use. and to store or pen back water will be made under the "Water  act" of British Columbia as follows:  1/ The name of the applicant, is  T. A. Swift, Joseph Sanderson;  Edward Ruthig; James Murphy;  James McElroy; Bernard McElroy;  and   R.   J.   Shortreed.  2. The address of the. applicant  is   Abbotsford,   B.   C.  3. The name of the stream is  a   running   spring.'  The stream has its source^ in  right-of-way  of    Victoria Vancouver  & Idas tern Ry & Navigation Co. How  ing in a north-easterly direction, and  empties into the ground on north side  of riglit-oi'-way about Ihrc-e hundred  and thirty eight feet" cast from  crossing of above mentioned railway  and Oscar Street,,   Abbotsford,  Townsite.  L The water is to be diverted  from the spring on the north side  of the Victoria Vancouver ���������&. Eastern  lly <fc Nav. Co.'s right pf way about  Ms'fcul east from Victoria Vancouver and Eastern Ry & Navigation  Company's crossing over Oscar St.   ,  5.   The   purpose   for   which the  water   will   bo used  is  Domestic and  household   purposes.  (i. The land on which the water  is' to be used ' is described as fol-  ows:- Lots l'l, 15 and IG, Block 50  Lots 7 and 8, Block -JO, .also Lots  L8, li), 20, 21, .15 and 15a, Block  -10, all said .lots within the town  of   Abbotsford.  7. The quantity of water applied for is as follows: One thousand  gallons   per   day,  S. The quantity of water to be  stored   is five hundred gallons.  9. The reservoir is located over  spring located at a point 60 feet  northeasterly at right angles from  centre line of main track of Victoria  Vancouver ' &Eastern Ry & Nav. Co.  as measured,, fi;om ,-a point in" the  said centre-line 1-70 l'cet S.- E. from  its intersection .with South line of  Laurel   Street.  10. This no'tice was posted on the  ground on the fifteenth day of August   1913.  11. A copy of this notice and an  application pursuant thereto and to  the require!mehts of the "Water-  Act" will be filed in the office of  the Water Recorder at New Westminster,   B.   C.  Objections may be 'filed -with the  said Water Recorded', or" with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, -Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.  T. -"A. Swift; Joseph Sanderson;  Edward Ruthig; James Murphy;  James McElroy; Bernard McElroy;  Robert J. Shortreed.     Applicants.  By   THOMAS  .A.   SWIFT,   Agent.  NOTICE TO' CONTRACTORS     ���������  Aldergrovc   School  Scaled Tenders, superscribed "Ten  der for Aldergrovc school,"' will be received by t he Honourable the Minister  of Public Works up to noon of Monday  the lst day of ' September, 1913 for  erection and-completion of a two-room  [school and conveniences to Aldergrovc School, in the 'Chilliwack  School   District.  Plans specifications, contract,' and  forms of tender may be seen on and  after, the <Jth day of August, 1913,-  at the office of r) A. Payne,,sec  retary, school board, A,dergrove; Mr.  S. A. Fletcher,, Government Agent at  New West minster; or the Department  of Public Works, Victoria, B. C.  Intending tenderers can obtain a  copy of plans and specifications for  the sum of ten dollars ($10) by applying to the undersigned,which wi;l  be returned on receipt of same in  good order.  Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque or  certificate of deposit on a chartered  bank of Canada, made payable to the  Honourable the Minister of Public  Works for a sum equal, to ten per  cent of .the tender, which shall be fpr  fcited if the.party tendering decline  to enter into contract 'when' called  upon to do so, or if he fail to complete, the Uork contracted ior. The  cheques or certificates of deposit of  unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon' the execution of the  contract.  Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,  signed,with the actual signature of  tho tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes   furnished.  ��������� The lowest or any -tcnd?r not necessarily accepted,  J. E. GRIFFITH,  Public Works Engineer.  Department of Public Works,'  Victoria, 13. C., August 1st, 1913.  WATER  NOTICE  Notice is' ��������� hereby given that  Mannnh'Frascr and William Roberts  of Abotsford, will apply lor a license  to store or pen back ten thousand  gallons of water from a Creek, a  stream [lowing irTa southerly direction and empling'into a hugcr  creek near Sumas . .Prairie. ��������� The  wafer will be stored in a. reservoir  of 10,000 gallons capacity, built .or  to be built at Lot s, Scmthcrby  Subdivision and will- be used for  domestic purposes as authorized by  Water Kcco-id No. ��������� Water License No. , or under a notice of  application for a license to take and  use water, posted herewith, on the  land described as Lot 4, plan of  Sub. of .part of S. E. t-4 Sec. 22,  Tp. 16, Group 2, N. W. D.   ���������  This, notice 'was posted on the  ground on the 12th day of Aug.,  1913. The application will be filed  n the office of the Water Recorder  at Nhw c Westminster. Objections  may be filed ' with the said Watcr  Reoorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Right, Parliment Bldg.,  Victoria, B.  C. -  11 AN NAM ERASER,  \ WILLIAM'f-ROBERTS,  ���������  ��������� Applicants'  lor  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  r. a. henderson  b: c. land surveyor  Office, next P. O. P. O.Boxl !  and  Interior Finish and Cabinet  Work. Our fwork guaranteed and prices on the  .rigot sid9.  Jas. Hutchison  Opp. Postoffice.  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION   CITY, B.C.    -  M. Mac-Donald.   If. Watson, Mgv.  EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 50c, 75c and  $1.00  per day  First Clans Grill.and Bar iu Connection.   Free Sample Room.  The leading- Commercial   House  .    of the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  E. 0. -Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work  at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  Don't these sweltering days make you think of  an ice cold.drink, a heaping dish of ice cream,  or a juicy ice cream soda?   They do���������and  We have it here.  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  If you want the best in  House Painting Paper Hanging  Kalsoming and  Graining  and Carriage Painting  go to  (  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  W. Davey, Manager  Workshop in rear of S. Krayoskfs  Blacksmith Shop.  SWIFTS'  FERTILIZER  Abbotsford Feed Store  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  Pastor���������Rev. J. L.  Campbell,  Ii..  A., B. D.,;  Services���������Sunday  school   10  a.m.  ...   Public iW'oinslup 11 n. m.  ���������  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public Worship ,7.30 p. m.  ' Choir Practice, Friday 8 p. m.  Meeting .far  Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. in.  .  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. m.  . Public Worship 3.30 p. m.  . COME to Mission City on Labor Day,  J.  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection       Mission City  City Blacksmith Shop and Carriage Building  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and Repairing, Carriage  building   and   Expert  Carriage Painting  .  Give us a Trial  We will use you right.  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all apoKcitions for service from our lines.  Detailed information concerning service viillbe furnished on application to  the offices of the Light and Power Dept. located at  Vancouver Abbotsford New Westminster  B:C. Electric blk. V B. C. Electric blk.  itish Columbia Electric Railway  '$  ������  \  m  M  ^y j   ii v* \  ���������x rr    h.


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