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 AUG I 0 -,^1  '^'\  ...  ./  )s?  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VIII., No.   19.,  4BB0TSF0RD,   B,   .0., FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1914  .00 per Year  f=  ^  That's what you pay for and that's what you 'get  by  .   " dealing with us.    Wc will   alwa)-s make   it  a point to secure the best the market , can   supply,  us   in  , .Rrompt- ancL'Careful delivery service "to  all  ' ,  parts of town.  Tacoma Aug' 6���������It is learned on re  liab authority that the United States  cruiser Milwaukee at Bremerton, has  received orders'to proceed to Vancou  ver, B. C, to ^protect American inter  ests in event; German cruisers reported in the.'.vicinity attack the city  The Milwaukee will sail at 2 o'clock  this  morning!  Paris; .Aug.,  6.���������Italy has replied  to Germany's, ultimatum with a state,  mentthat Germany was the aggressor  in conflict with England and France  and sees no necessity for altering her  NINETEEN    GERMAN    WARSHIPS  REPORTED AS SUNK  BY  I lit JT-  AIN IN NAVAL ENGAGEMENT <������  London, Aug. 7.��������� (6 p. m.)���������It  was announced here at 1:45 a. m.  that the British fleet has engaged the  German ships on the high seas. According to one report the Germans  are being driven towards the coast  of Holland under the terrific rain of  tons of shot and shell from the big  guns of Sir John Jellicoe's batteships  The. many persistent circumstantial reports of the naval fight surroun  ding the rumor show that it has .a  basis of truth. Incoming fishermen  brought the first cohesive stories of  fighting to Lowestoft.  A shipowner at Whitby has announ  ced that he has. been informed that  a great battle has been fought and  THE WAR UP TO DATE  decision to remain neutral, according  to a Roman despatch received by a nineteen German warships" haVe" been  news agency here. ./ sunk>    The people of Hull, Grimsby  .London, Aug.' 6.���������It is estimated and-Harwich are convinced of'the  that when England declared war on truth of this reported-battle.'  Germany, there were 2000 German There are rumors ^vhich tellof a  steamships and 3000 German sailing far greater destruction-to the Ger-  ships on the high seas: In addition ' raans tlian are here told b(1>t to  J2 tlieOAGei"man Reamer Belgia more the hour of going to press notnink  than 20 German vessels were seized has been confirmed.  m or captured' outside British ports  These include three' steamers off Gib  raltar  which' had  valuable   car'goes.  Shanghai, Aug 6.���������An official of  the Japanese consulate ��������� said today  that on' receipt of the. first official  news of the begining of the clash  of arms between England and  Ger  BUY AT HOME  ���������Ker smith and Kershaw deal in wax  and. Chinese eggs and carpet tacks.  They are good sports in every way  they cough up money every day to  many, Japan would send a fleet of '.^ake the town a better place to live  '10,0.00 "men to a'cfack-Tsing-Tau-and .andfinish your face, They hire' a  10,000 more to relieve the. British', dozen clerks or more, who wait on  garrisons at Tien Tsin and Pekin. j patrons in the store. Our crossroads  Preparations for such actions are now burg they would upbuild, and see it  under way, he said. | with glad people filled, and. to that  . London, Aug 6,���������The French em-j end they blow their scads like truly  bassy learns that the French fleet has patriotic lads. , But when we need of  captured a German cr.uiser. v        eggs a few,  we send away to Tim-  . Mata, via London, Aug 6.-^-British  buctoo;  and when a carpet tack we  vymn-w.rrnr  ABBOTSFORD'S  BIG  FAIR  IS  NOW   ASSURED  The war will be' over in time for  us all to enjoy the Abbotsford Fair  It is likely the British fleet will settle the .hash of the Germans now- en  gaged in the North Sea, and there  ���������will not be much more left but to  dispose of Emperor "Billy"���������perhaps  to St. Helena to commune with the  ghosts of Napoleon.  But what has this to do with the  Abbotsford Fair. It has nothing to do  ��������� except that it will be a time for the  greatest rejoicing that the Dominion  has ever known in its history���������the  predominance of the Anglo Saxon  race over one of the greatest tyrants  of modern history or since the days  of Napoleon.. It will be rejoicing and  1 all can rest easy that all is well for  our time and generation. This will  add a zest to all our pleasures and'  work during the rest of- our lifetime  The prize list is now in the hands  of the printers and awaits only the  advertisements which the secretary  is promised to have the first edition  go to press. After the great naval  victory our prize list will look much  better to all of us and it is sure that  the Fair will be a success.  Numerous prize lists have been pub  lished from this office but not one  has appeared to us'*to be more in  keeping with our - circumstances  and surroundings as a' farming com-,  munity-.than, the Abbotsford Prize  List. And the best part of it all is  that the Association are financially  good and have more than "enough to  pay all the prizes on. the list���������nothing  pro rata���������-enough to go a round, and  some left over to get the society out  of any kind of financial difficulty.  Get your exhibits ready for the big  day, I  The prize, list "'will, appear in this  paper in the course of a couple of  weeks so if you do not get a prize  list you can depend on the Abbotsford Post telling you all about it���������  even if some people call us "slow" or  by some other name.  A new baseball diamond is being  constructed on Ihe old powder works  grounds south of town near the high  Trestle over the G.N. This Avas made  necessary by the acticn of several  cf the local school trustees who were  -instrumental in prohibiting tne local  team tlie use of the school grounds  for their games. The work on the  construction of the diamond is purely  voluntary and to show the support  accorded the boys in their efforts to  provide games for the public it may  be mentioned that fully a dozen owners of teams have offered their services in assisting to build the diamond  torpedo boat destroyers have captur  ed and brought here a German Levant liner.  Tikio, Aug. 6.���������Reports that revol-  wish, it's shipped from Ypsilanti,, in  Mich., Each" has the notion in his  dome that things are best away from  home,  and  so  we  order  hoods  and  Canada  has   purchased*  two   war  vessels. ,       ��������� ������������������ '���������  Germany is reported to have sent -  anrultimatum to Italy. .' ' ' "  Germany  in   pushing  its  advance.  through   Belgium,     has  met'   with,  strong opposition around Liege, wher   ���������  the Belgian forces,'according to offic,..  ial advices reaching ^Brussels,    have,  repulsed  the  German  army  of    the   '  Meuse  under  General von -Emmick.  The  Germans are reported to have  lost lost' several thousands in'killed ,  and wounded.  Field Marshall Kirchener has been  appointed secretary of state for war'  in the British cabinet, and will have'  under his direction    the    militaary,  campaign  against  Germany.  The Belgian troops have joined the  Belgians in opposing the progress of  Germany through Belgium," and it is  reported that possibly -Great Britain '  may send reinforcements.  The president of the United States  has ^proffered his services as mediator.  to the European nations at war.  The .German Ambassador will leave  England on Thursday by dispatch  boat. ' e  Both at St. Petersburg and Berlin  the Russian and German ambassadors '  respectively  have  been  attacked  attacked by mobs.  The capture of a number of Ger -  man "steamers* by 'the -British  is" "re-"'  ported and the British cruiser Am-,'  phion has sunk the Hamburg Ameri  can line steamer Keonigen Luise, re  cently converted into a mine layer.  Russian frontier patrols have, pene  trated ten miles into Germany.  Trawlers returning from the North  .  Sea, bring word that no hostile war  ships have been  ���������There is a persistent roumor that  a battle is progressing somewhere in  the North Sea.  '���������  utionaries in China are showing signs bats, and humming birds and Matlese  The local troop of Boy Scouts now  encamped at White Rock, according  to reports are having the time of  their lives guarding the property and  other rights of the citizens there in  the event of a German invasion.  Scoutmaster Morgan joined the boys  there last week. . Owing to the lack  of sufficient funds the boys will have  to'make their stay short and will in  all probability return Saturday.  of activity focused attention here. It  is feared that the European war will  inspire an outbreak in China.  Brussels, Aug. 6.���������Anti German  feeling throughout Belgium has become intense and many German resi  dents were arrested today and charg  ed with espionage.  Eevery German discovered any  where in the city is brought before  police, who have considerable trcu.-  ble in uroiecting prisoners from attack by the excited crowds.  The patriotic enthusiasm here i".  extraordinary. Nearly all the citizens wear badges with the colors of  Begium, France and England combh:  ed.  Thousands of-women of all classe".  cats, from strangers in some town re  mote, who would not know us from  a goat. We ship away our hard earn  ed kale, and get our fourth rate junk  by mail. Say, are we seers or are we  fools? Those strangers don't support our schools, or keep the peeler  en his beat, or help it pave the main  street. They do not paint the village  nump or build a fence' around the  dump. If our old burg were blown  away they wouldn't care a bale of  bay. Kersmith & -Kershaw ought to  get the local trade, already yet.���������  Walt Mason.  Brussels, Aug. 5.���������Belgian forces  are reported to have won a sweeping  victory near Spa, the famous water  ing place. Two entire regiments of  Germans are said to have been dec!  mated during the engagements.  The Belgian troops engaged had  been hurried forward from Liege to  reinforce the border patrol.The Ger  mans advanced along the railway in  an armored train. The Belgians had  posted artillery in position to .com''  mand the" railway,' and in addition  had mined the track at a point where  the road crossed a culvert.  When  the train was squarely on  the  bridge  the  mine .was exploded,  J. Wralker, well known in and  around Abbotsford, has left for Victoria. Mr. Walker is a naval man  and a reserve .and was for twelve  years a gunner in the British navy.  Upon his. arrival at the capital he  will endeavor t.o. get passage back to  England where he will report for  duty.   :  have been enrolled as Red Cross nur-i Maiwa Singh, the Hindoo arrested  ses and are awaiting the arrival of. hero several weeks ago and held on  the wounded from the battlefields a- j f-eve,-al charges arising out of the  round Liege.   .King Albert has hand hmrchase of firearms on the American  completely destroying the engine and  HINDOO CONVICTED ON the   two   forward   cars   filled   With  VERY SERIOUS CHARGE , German soldiers.    At the same time  the Belgian artillery opened fire on  ed over his palace to the Red CrosrJ  Society and ��������� the : .Queen will act a3  nurse.  Many hotels have been tranformed  into Red Cross stations and the citix  ens of Brussels have given up thei  side and smuggling them into Canada, was on Thursday convicted on  one charge, that of carrying concealed weapons and was fined $������0 with  <ho option of spending the next sixty  days in durance vile.    There are two  carriages and automobiles    for    the  !r,or������ charges, pending and the pris-  ioner was remanded until Thursday  The Gun Club on. Sumas Prairie  will reopen for the season's shooting on September 1st. Already numerous applications for membership  are being received from the sportsmen-of the coast cities, and the season's sport promises to be well up to  that of previous years.  Mr. Chas. Windquist, the popular  Lothario of the C. P. R. staff, is,expected to return at the end of this  week from his holidays spent in the  prairie provinces.  transportation of the wounded.  Public subscriptions are being opened for the relief of the families of  th-ose who have fallen in the fighting  Belgian Boy Scouts, while patrolling, yesterday,, captured a German  cavalryman and arrested two German  engineers believed to be spies.  London, Aug. 6.���������Britain awaited  today with anxiety for reports of the  movements of the British fleet of  which virtually nothing had been  heard snee ts departure some days a-  go, under sealed orders. All eyee  were turned towards the Nortli Sen  whither it was generally assumed the  war vessels had gone to encounter  the German battleship squadron.  next when he will again appear before his superiors.  The case was called for 12 o'clock  noon, but owing to the absence of the"  attorney for. the Hindoo it was adjourned until 1:30. Magistrates J.  W. Winson and C. St. G. Yarwood  heard the case.  Reports of firing and the arrival  of a number of wounded Germans  and British Bluejackets at Harwich  on the east coast kept excitement at  its highest joint as this was evidence  Mrs. H. H. Nixon, who has been  visiting her parents here, Mr. and  Mrs. B. Nelson, will leave for her  home  in  Victoria  Saturday.  ihat at least.sthere had iphu '-ontact  between vessels of the op.'O.siutf navies  Paris, via London. Autr <"������������������ French  torpedo craft from Bizcrta to^:i'.v cap  tured the GeClrman tank steamer  Czar Nicho'a II with 2'''." loi;? of  oil. She ;\Tas bound from Batumi to  St. Louis Darhone France.  the remainder of the German forces  which had been convoying the train  The carnage was fearful. The Ger  mans although caught by surprise,  put up a strong resistence, but they  had no suporting artillery and finally  retreated- towards the frontier. In  the meantime a Belgian column had  been rushed to the rear of the Ger  man position, and the two regiments  composing the asaulting column were  caught in the trap. Many were kill  ed before the officer commanding sur  rendered the column to the Belgians  The Belgian loss was comparative  ly. unimportant, according to the announcement made, The German pris  oners have been taken to Spa.  Brussels, Aug 5.���������(Via London)  Several thousand dead and wounded  is the toll paid by the German army  on the Meuse for its attack on Liege  The Belgians made an heroic defense  repulsing the Germans after heavy  and continuous fighting.  Brussels, Aug 5 (Via Paris) The  fortified position of Liege had to sup  port on Wednesday the general shock  of the German attack. The Belgian  forces resisted the advance fiercely  and did not suffer. One Belgian  squadron attacked and drove back six  German squadrons.  ' One hundred wounded Germans  are being transferred to the city of  Liege, where they will be cared for THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. (3.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST. .  Published Every Friday by Tlie Post, Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  UaC-TTTTE-Sati  WAR  WOULD COST  Our  Advertising  rates  made  known   on   application  Shibboleth���������Neither   i'or   nor   agin'   the   Government  FRIDAY,  AUGUST  Ttli,   1'9 1.1  THE  EUROPEAN   WAR  Notwithstanding tho fact that tho  negotiations of a war like nature  have been going on for some time  between Austria and Servia, the announcement of hostilities came quite  as a surprise when Austria delivered  and Great Britain arc in one camp,  Germany, Austria and Italy iu the  other and between the two lies the  old question of iOuropean balance of  power.  1 In   1909   when   'Austria    annexed  Bosnia, France,    Great Britain    and  jtiiiniate Places Daily Cost, if Eight  Powers Were Involved, at' Fifty  Four Millions of Dollars  her ultimatum to Servia and followed   Russia, protested       The   anuxeation  it up, after getting what sbo considered an evasive and usatisl'aetory  reply from Servia, by a declaration of  war, having previously ��������� withdrawn  tho Austrian, ambassador from the  Servian capital.  Sir Edward Grey who is becoming  well  known as the  poace  maker  of  politically, religiously related to Rus  was in fact an express violation ot  the agreement made in the Great  Congress of Berlin, after the, Russo  Turkish war. It not merely increased the territory of a member of the  Triple'Aliance but it extinguished the  hope  of a little Slav state  racially,  Europe a title uilways given to the  lamented King Edward, who did  more during his lifetime to get on  favorable terms with the other nations of Europe than any other- man  in public life, took advantage of tho  first opportunity to try and assemble  a conference of the concert "of Europe  including all of the great powors in  an effort to try and keep the enemies  from each others throats. But this  time it has seemed unavailing, for  while Russia, France, Italy, Spain  and Great Britain and Servia itself  were willing, Ausria refused and Ger  many, while expressing through the  Kaiser and their foreign ambassadors their deep anxiety for peace  regretted that they were unable to  offer advice along these lines to  their'ally and neighborly Austria-  Hungary.  Russia, through the Czar, has expressed her deepest wishes for peace  settlement., A war between Austria  and Servia themselves would have no  particular interest to us of the British Empire, except from a moral  standpoint, or from a financial or sen  sational viewpoint. But Europe is  ��������� and has been sitting over a powder  chest for years and any war however  small is liable to-develop and embroil  'all the 'big nations.  " There are in Europe at the present  time two  big camps,  one known as  the Triple-Alliance,  embracing Austria -Hungary, .Germany   and    Italy,  assisted by some of the smaller and  less  important  states,  while  on  the  .other hand is the Dual Alliance be-  ' tween France and Russia, while Spain  *   Greece and a few other smaller states  would in the event of dire necessity  take sides with them    against    the  . ��������� Triple Alliance.      Great Britain    is  not In Alliance as far as is known  withany nation except Japan, .but is  'one   of  the most  powerfu  members  of what Is known as the Triple Entente, comprising Russia, France and  Great  Britain.    This  entente  is  not  an alliance, but merely a strong cordial agreement to help each other in  ��������� a war of defence against any other  nation or combination of nations who  might  unjustly  attack   them Of  course if either France or Russia  were to start what anight be termed  a war of aggression they could not  call for the assistance of Great Britain but events might occur such as  numerous and heavy defeats of Russia and France by the Triple Alliance  and their allies which would compel  Great Britain in order to protect her  own vital. interests .to step in and  help France and Russia.'  , -,������This, of course, British statesmen  will try their best to avoid, for it is  -no'joke when we claim that the British Empire with all her prestige, her  wealth, her colonial possessions and  her naval supremacy, is the greatest  factor for peace today. War is most  repugnant" to'- the Anglo-Saxon gener-  erally, arid great efforts will undoubt  ��������� edly be "made by Sir Edward Grey  the British Foreign Secretary, to keep  ' from taking decisive action in the  present war, and the present hesitancy shows.that Great Britain is attempting to keep peace.  At the present time of writing the  mother country has taken no decisive  action in the fight,, but should Germany attempt to bring her fleet out  of the Baltic to atack either France  on the north or Belgium, there would  be the sound of British guns, and also with good effect.  WHAT LED  UP TO THE  PRESENT CRISIS  This is the Third Time Two Groups  Have Faced One Another  Threateningly  (From New York Sun)  For the third time in the last five  years the two gr.eat groups of European powers, the Triple Alliance and  the Triple Entente, stand face to  face with tho obvious possibility that  war may result from the clash of  rival purposes Today Russia, France  sia.  At the critical moment in 1009 Ger,  many appeared "in shining amour"  declared for Austrian purposes and  threw her sword into the balance,  Russia and her allies were unready  for war and were compelled to accept  the crushing and humiliating defeat  ���������but tho consequences .of the defeat  were manifold Froni that hour be  gan Russian intriguing in the Balkans to promote that unity which was  presently to  destroy Turkey,'  In 1911, when Germany sent her  warship to Agadir, the two groups  came into collision again. Iu 19.fi  Germany and Russia threatened; in  1911 she menaced France, demanding as the price of recognition of a  French protectorate in Morocco huge  territorial grants for herself But  this time fhe Trlnle Entente was less  complaint. Brier h r.?ets assembled.  Russian ramies were: mobilized, and  Unalyy f-loyd George made the memorable speech winch amounted ' to a  v>urning to Germany that Fngluud  stood with France-  Then it was Germany's turn to  yield, as it had been Russia's in  ���������1909 Some territorial gain she did  make in the swamps of the Ubanghi  but Morocco ��������� became French. German prestige was terribly shaken and  the pasisonate resentment of the Ger  man' people has found expression ever  since in the press and in the utterances of many of her pubic men.  >The defeat of the Triple Alliance  in Morocco was quickly followed by  disasters more serious Italy went to  Tripoli and in making war against  Turkey attacked a power regarded in  Germany as an' ally, whose army,  German trained, was confidently ex  pected to stand with the Triple Alliance on the great day of European  conflict.  Defeated by Italy, Turkey was next  compeled to face the alliance of  the Balkan states, whose1 union was  the direct product of Russian diplom  acy With the victories of Lule Bar-  gas.Ku-manovo and Jenidje-Vardar,  Turkish power in Europe collapsed  and the small Balkan states, increas  ed by great territorial gain, stood on  Austrian's southern frontier barring  her road ��������� to the /Egean, and in the  case of Servia threatening to play the  role on the Danube that Sardinia had  played on the Po and unite the South  ern Slavs as Sardinia united Italy.  To prevent this Austria resorted to  desperate tactics. Like Germany she  had expected Turkish victory and the  Osmanli ruin found her unprepeared  Toward Servia she adopted bullying  tactics. To break up the Balkan alliance, which was in fact a Russian  creation, and an adjunct of the Triple  Entente, she promoted the dissension  among the Balkan allies ��������� which resulted in the second Avar.  But gain Austria backed the wrong  horse. Not only was Bulgaria defeated and Servia still further increas  ed in territory and in prestige, but  Austrian support of Bulgaria had alienated Roumania, hitherto the stead  fast friend of the Triple Alliance, and  precisely as the Servians began to  dream of regaining Bosnia and Herze  govuia Roumania cast envious eyes  on the millions of Roumanians in  Hungary.  Meantime as the situation of Austria had been compromised abroad, it  was weakened at home. Half the  population oi: the dual Monarchy is  Slav, but the ruling races are German and Magyar. Austrian bullying  of Servia provoked protest, roit, disorder at home. Jn Bohemia, Croatia  Galacia Slav-populations protested in  vain, but found cause for hope and  enthusiasm in the triumph ot the  Serb.  Only one diplomatic triumph Austria brought home in her -campaign.  Servian aspirations for a "window on  the sea" were thwarted and the Albanian kingdom was created. But no  sooner had it been created than the  rival ambitious of Italy and Austria  In gan to 'clash and European ��������� observers forecast a quarel between Austria  The coat of a general war in Europe would be $19,7'55,'625,0'00 a year  If such a war comes and lasts five  years the cost would without indemnity claims will'reach the amazing  total of $98,778,125,000."  These figures are based on the cost  of a'general war involving only Germany, England, France, Russia, Italy  Austria, Servia and Roumania. The  following figures show the daily cost  of a war involving the eight pow . j  named: '  Provisions and troops, ? 1 2,f������00,000  Feed for horses, $12 000 "H.  IMMENSE  SUM ���������    Pay   for  soldiers  and   sailors,   $4,  2:.ii, 00,0.   '  Wages* (arsenals an'i haibours) $1  000,000.  Mobilization,   $2,000,000.-  Transportation of arms and food  stuffs, $4,000,000;  Ammunition,  $5,625,000.  Fitting out army, $4,000,000.  Ambulance service,. $500,000.  Movement of ships,'$500,000.     ,  ��������� Requisitions, property damage, etc  $2,000,000.  Support for population- without  means, $6,750,000.  Deficit in taxes,  $54,125,000.  Annual cost to each man in the  fighting forces: Austria, $186;  France, $322;  Germany, $326; Eng  DATES SET FOR  FALL  EXHIBITIONS  land $530; Italy, $279; Russia, $212 Richmond  The following are the dates set for,  the Fall Fairs throughout the lower  Mainland: ,  Vancouver     Sept   5   to   12  Kent ,..;Sept.3 to 15  North  Vancouver   ..Sept  4. to   5  Coquitlam  : '...'...:....:. Sept. 18  Abbotsford     Sept  18  Mission City  Sept 21 and 22  Maple Ridge Sept 23 and 24  Burquitlam -.'.....:  Sept.  26  New .Westminster .... Sept 29 to Oct 3  Chilliwack ..".  Sept 15 and 16  Aldergrove   .'   Sept  17  Central Park    16 to  19  Delta   Sept 18 and 19.  Surrey      Sept  22  Langley       Sept   23  Matsqui   Sept 24 and 25  Sept 16 and 17  Any person residing in the city of Abbotsford or  in the near vicinity, we will- accept this advertisement as an initial payment of $5.00 on the Instrument, shown. herewith, the' balanco, to bo paid  at the rate of $5.00 per month until the full a-  ���������nioiint has boon paid  The regular cash price of this instrument  is $65���������The regular price on terms such as  we are offering you is $70.00���������By taking advantage of the above offer, you will secure the  instrument $5.00 cheaper than a resident of  Vancouver would This advertisement being  the first payment, while the balance of .$65.00  can be'paid in monthly instalments. Send us  the ad. together Avith the names of two references and we will ship the instrument to you  .'charges prepaid, thirty days from the date of  your receipt of the instrument make.'us your  first cash remittance of Five Dollars and Five  Dollars' per month thereafter, until $65.00  has been paid.   ��������� ,  The "Favorite"  This instrument Is well worthy of its name  -being the favorite in homes. By having It in  your home, you are in direct touch with "All  the Music of the World" Music, such as can be  obtained through this instrument, is not only-  entertaining, but it is elevating. Good mus-,  is creates, a desire for the better things,,, of  life, and with that, desre comes an ambition  ' to get out of the rut of common place' things  You educate your children and family in a  higher plane if you have good music in your  home . The Columbia Grafonola fills that long  felt want,. for entertainment and education.  Send '.the ad. in today.  FLETCHER BROS., LIMITED  "633   GRANVILLE   STREET,   VANCOUVER,   B. C.  and Italy such as'Schleswig-Holstein  provoked between Italy and Austria.  This on the edge of the present  crisis the Triple Alliance found her  self in a badly weakened condition.  Austria on her southern boundary  was confronted with Serb and Rouma  ni&n armies, whose fighting capacity  was proved, whose national aspirations would be promoted by Austrian  disruption. Greece too, excluded too  from North Epirus by Italy, had been  driven to the entente and possessed a  ileet and' an army to be reckoned  with.  At home Austria faced growing  disorder. Her Slav populations, their  racial pride and confidence roused by  Servian and Bulgarian victories, no  longer endured with patience the  persecutions of Germans and Hungarians. Disloyalty wa3 on the increase on all sides,' and Austria  seemed about to succeed Turkey as  "The Sick Man of Europe."  In this situation German newspapers and public men began- to demand thai the clash between the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente  should be postponed'no longer. Time  plainly was with the enomy, xlustria  was growing weaker. Austria-Italian rivalry in Albania as well as  secular rivalry in Trieste and the  Trenfino plainly promised future  quarrels which might destroy the  lighting value of the Trple Alliance  and leave Germany alone between  France and Russia.  It is the German temper which  makes the present 'crisis serious. At  the time of the Bosnian clash no nation in Europe desired war, and only  Germany was ready. At the moment  the Morrocan dispute Germany back  ed down because she found France  England and Russia ready and the  possible gain incommensurate with  the possible loss a great war might  bring.  Today' a very considerable faction  of German official life believes that  only by war can Germany maintain  her predominance in Europe and that  a few more years of piece will leave  (Continued on page Three)  ���������������\  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  CUERIE & McKENZIE  &  Insure your horses and-cattle in  case of accident or death  A valuable Mare is worth insuring, so are  the other farm stock. See me as to cost  of this kind of insurance, which is very  reasonable.  <!1  4  WTOR?S^H?3^^E^^5?S^ teia ABBPTstfoRb-posT, ABBOT^ORb, k 6, ^sirarai  7  a  *<mmi*Z*.*m\ ki>*i*J3,������*������~  *r+*n\nmimu*i������tKvm>ti>*v������w������rvrlifl'M4m  WHAT LED TO THE  PRESENT  CRISIS  (Contiued from, Page 2)  her far behind Russia in strength, in  resources and in allies. Today she  can count on Austria androbably Italy, Tomorrow Austria may have  fallen apart, but Russia, England and  France are not likely to grow 'wea"ker  The challenge Austria has'issued  to Russia, then, is Germany's' challenge. It is also her own declaration of a determination to fight for  her existence Russia has. enlisted  Servia and Rumania on her southern  boundary; Russia has promoted the  Slav,aspirations and disloyalty to Aus  .[destroy Austria within and without;  she mu������t publicly, confess she cannot  aid her weaker Slav allies, or she  must tight.Austria prefers to be destroyed ,by Avar rather than by the  attrition of intrigue.  If France and Great Britain stand  with Russia her decision cannot be  mistaken". If France and Russia are  agreed to resist, the result will hardly  be different.' But' British statesmen  are unlikelq to run the risk of a Ger  many with her hands free to fight  for naval supremacy.  The worst- phase ot the present  crisis is that neither Alliance nor  Entente can now escape war without  tremendous loss of ' prestige. The  challenge of Austria has been made  -&  sia no visible choice between war  and dishonor. German official iterance gives the thing the value of an  issue betweon the Triple Alliance and  the Triple Entente.  NURSING AT HOME  tria.    Now Russia must leave Servia  to her fate, abandon her schemes to, in such a fashion that it leaves Rus-  shoes now in stock to be cleared out  at cost price, including English K Boots, the  regular price of which are $6.00, 6.50 and  7.50 for $4.50, $5.50 and $6.00 per pair.  Prices on other lines cut as low.  Call and see this offering, You can not  possibly secure anything like the value for  the money elsewhere.  BESHS  rununri  :������������������  ryi  mr������M*tMJwmr^j^<umm^wm&u^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stoeked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES, $1.50  TO $2.00. PER  DAY  .(Published by Special Request).  In these day of convenient appliances for the sick room, nursing sick  people at home is not the problem  that it once was. While it is more  practical and preferable in many cases of illness, such as typhoid fever  or cases requiring operations, to send  the patient to the hospital, it is not  always possible, and it is not at all  a difficult matter to nurse any ordinary case of illness at home, provided  one has plenty of common sense and  a gift for adapting one's self and  one's patient to existing circumstan-  cesand conditions, where they cannot  be changed, as well as possessing a  strong body and a clear head and a  brave heart. In many,cases one has  no choice and it is then- that all the  skill and tact and courage one poss-  eses arc called into play.  The ideal sick, room is at the top  of the house away from the hurry  and cares of everyday liife. A southern exposure with plenty of air, but  iri������many houses one doe's not find that  such ideal conditions for nursing do  not' exist. . Whenever it is possible  to choosec a sick room in a house it  should be chosen on the south side  with windows that admit pletny of air  and sunshine, but dark shades or  shutters should be provided so that  in very warm, weather or' in, cases  where a dark room is indicated, the  room may be darkened or kept cool.  The bed should be placed in such  a position so that there is no glare  in the patient's eyes'from the windows and it should, not be in a  draught.- Plenty of' fresh air and  good ventilation are essential in the  sck room and . a screen should ��������� be  provided to protect a patient in bed  from draughts rather than have the  windows closed. A poorly ventilated  sick room and a screen should be  covery .  room is detrimental tc a patient's re  as a surgical bed is the best one  ��������� A single iron bed such as is known  choice, but any ordinary single bed  will dp and may be raised to a con-  to use for a patient, if one has a  venient height���������to save the nurse  stooping ' too much, by , means of  square or round wooden blocks cf  equal height in which, in the centre  of each, is a slight hollow in which  the leg of the bed rests. A single  width bed is much more easiy chang  ed too but a double bed has the ad  vantage of having two places for the  patient to lie on and thus provides  a little change frim one side of the  hot. ��������� Better scill it is to have two  bed to the other when he is tired or  single beds���������one for the day and one  for the night. " The patient may be  very easily moved from the one to'  the other by pushhig the beds close  together and drawing the patient on  Where the patient Is not top 111 to  be moved it is restful and'refreshing  to be sponged in the evening, rubbed  with alcohol, and havo a different,  (not necessarily fresh but of course  hot soiled) nightgown put on. In  making tho patient's bed it is not,  necessary to change all the bed linen  written a thonsand years before Socrates was born: not from the Romans, masters of jurisprudence, for  the words antedate the founding of  Rome, by seven hundred and 'fifty  years They come from our Heavenly  Father and they embody the great  Septenary law. that runs through our  each day.    When a fresh top sheet is  nature: therefore.it is of equal appli  used that taken off may be used for  sheet or wide sheet folded once may  sheet'or wide sheet1 fodod once may  be used as a draw sheet which may  be drawn tight and so keep'the bed  firm which adds greatly to the patient's comfort. , In some cases, of ill  ness it is .wise, to put a yard wide  rubber sheet under the draw sheet  to protect the mattress���������in the .absence of rubber sheeting white oil  cloth may be used or a folded blanket  Newspapers or felt have' been used  also but, the former, are apt to be  noisy and the latter hot.  Whenever possible give the patient  a warm sponge bath followed by an  alcohol;   rub  each  morning.       it  is  well to keep an old pair of blankets  for the purpose.    To put the, blanket  under a helpless patient turn the latter   on   his   side,   fold   the   blanket  several  times longitudinally, leaving  the edge on top and placing the fold  ed blanket against the patient's' back  as he lies on his'side.    Then gently  turn him on  his back and roll him  over on his other side and draw the  folds' of  the  blanket through.    The  same method is used in putting on a  clean bottom or draw sheet.    To put  on a .clean top sheet without exposing  the patient,  put the clean sheet on  over, the bed clothes, loosen the latter at the foot, tack in the clean top  sheet and carefully draw    out    the  blankets   and   soiled   top  sheet  and  put the blankets on over the clean  sheet.      In place' of a heavy spread  a clean sheet may, be used to protect  the blankets or a light weight dimity  counterpane.  In caring for a patient at home it  is well to remember that punctuality  is of the greatest importance and  nourishment and medication must be  given regularly at the intervals ordered by the doctor. Quiet is essential in the sick room. Creaking shoes  and rustling dresses and whispering  are out of place and anything that  tends to excite the patient must be  avoided. Sleep and/- rest are also  very necessary and nature must be  assisted as far as possible in restoring the diseased body to/shealth and  strength.  It is not easy to nurse members of  one's family, they are more likely to  be fractions with, and to question  orders from a relative than a stranger and infinite tact and patience are  required at times to carry out the  doctor's orders. One must be firm  but kind and remember that' sick  peope must be treated at times much  like children.  ' Much may be done for the comfort  cf the patient in a long-continued  illness by the use of small pillows  of various shapes and sizes to relieve  tired   backs  and  limbs  and  fill   up  a sheet-from one. mattress    to    the -hollows, and rings of different sizes  family  of  children  and  that  is  the  cation to every nation on earth. 'The  Sabbath is (he savings bank of human existence. It conserves man's  physical, mental,- spiritual and eternal welfare. Is this king of .days'"  created for our Father, sanctified  and saved by our Saviour, pre  served by tiio church, worth saving  by us in this century? A moment's  serious thought will show that it is  impossible to outgrow a law of nature such as this- Septenary law is  proved to be. . Here are a few of the'  reasons: '  First, Man's body needs' it. There  was never an, age when humanity '  needed this weekly rest day more  than now. The difllcuty is to arrest  the momentum of. activity and men  are found on Sunday in the rushing  mood. Men want to do something  to; go somewhere to keep up the  weekday pace by some dissipating use'  of the Lord's Day.  l-.'ence Sunday exci rsions Sunday a-  musements,''Sunday dinner, parlies,  and Sunday receptions.-  Second, the ramd of man need:> ii.  Empoyees who are held at their'men  ctynous grind seven clays out. of sev  en' are observed lo he low in intelli  t,ence and morals. ' They read ficar-  C3ly anything and ta'^e practical'y no ,  interest in current events.. .-Science  supports tho Divine law by showing  in theanalysiri of i'le blood that d*ir  ing our application to work cnrci-th  the week we recover in one nights ���������  rest only .five sixths of the ounce o������  oxygen consumed *^:t cf our system  by ihe day's labor. The Lord's Day  is . a pysiological necessity' for the  restoration ot the cu:ice lost during  the week.- When men break this  law they themselves break down  through insomnia and nervous debil  ity. Then they must perforce rest  by a sea voyage or at a health resort  Fifty twoLSabbaths a year mean near  ly two months' vacation to every one  of the workers.1'  Third, the soul needs it. We have  not'1' fulfilled all the commands when  we liave rested the body and diverted  the mind. The soul' has its rights  We read of Jesus: ''He went as his  custom was into the.synagogue on the'  Sabbath Dty"If Jesus needed the pri  vilige much more do our ordinary  men. Our. souls are refreshed and  nourished, by communion with our  Father in His house on His day. A  man who had not been in church for  many years secured a'pew in his old  church and became a regular attend  ant, saying: "I have a growing family  of'sons and daughters. I am alarmed  at what I read in the daily papers  the ease,with which men under tern'  ptation go down like reeds in the  wind. I am convinced there Is only  one place  in   which   to   bring  up  a  A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORS  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork Sausages/ Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.   ' Fish every Thursday  President) Ghas^ Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  ���������     :   of Abbotsford, B.C.  Meeting HeldFirst 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  Wi the district, and "industries already established,        jjj  other.  A sick- room should be furnished  jas simply as possible���������rno superfluous  furniture or hangings���������-but' it should  not be too bare or cheerless. A  plain tinted wall paper is much more  restful to the eye than a conventional  patern. A few poted plants or  flowers in vases give a homelike  touch and note of coicr and make  the sick room more attractive. A  comfortable couch or large easy chair  should be provided ior the early  stages of the patient's convalescence  Hs surroundings should be as cheer  ful and attractive as possible for environments have a potent influence  on sick people and helps or hinders  their recovery. In the same way the  atmosphere of the sick room should  be as cheerful as possible. All discussions and arguments or subjects  likely to cause irritation in his weak  condition should be avoided in the  hearing of the patient, for the mental  attitude of the patient does much to  promote or retard his recovery. He  must be made to feel that everything  possible is. being done for him and  he should be encouraged as consistently as possible in order that he may  co-operate as far as he is able, with  his will and reason, with medicine  and science.  Nourishment for the patient should  be offered to him in as attractive a  manner as possible' and, when it is  feasible, favorite beverages or dishes  should be chosen. An attractively ar-  tractively arranged tray with appetizing food, daintly served, will often  appeal to a patient who has little inclination or appetite for food and  very often food that has been ordered  for him, but for which he does not  care, will be eaten more readily because served attractively. Clean linen, pretty dishes and sparkling silver  and glass, well cooked and seasoned  food, and, if possible, a flower" on  the tray are all valuable aids to the  nurses in persuading all unwilling  patients to take nourishment..  It is desirable, but not imperative,  to have a plentiful supply of bed linen for the sick room. By exercising care and good judgment the  nurse may make a limited supply go  a long way. It is advisable, when  possible, to use two nightgowns���������one  for the day and one for the night.  made of non-absor.bant cotton and.  bandages may be used to relieve pres  sure.  There are many ways in which the  thoughtful and observant nurse may  lessen- the discomforts of illness and  relieve the tedium of her patient.  When it is not possible to secure  some of the many devices and means  for making easy the care of the sick  at home a . nurses ingenuity and a-  daptability are called upon to make  use of such( means as are at hand.  These combined with  "The reason firm, the temperate will,  Endurance, foresight,  strength and  skill"  are the' secret of successful nursing  whether it is done by amateurs    or  professional nurses.  WHY  SAVE THE  LORD'S DAY?  (J. L. Campbell).  The above is the title of a sermon  by Br. D. H. Martin of Glen Falls  New York an outline of which is  herewith  given:  1 he only couv.'.iand in tho Decalogue which begins with the word  "Remember" is the fourth: Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy,  as if the Divine writer realized there  would be more danger of forgetting  this than any of the others and of  yielding to the subtle temptations  of caprice and convenience as an ex  cuse for violating it. "Remember"  stands like a solitary sentinel in the  front of this solemn command yet  it has been chafed under who was  stoned for gathering sticks on the  Sabbath, down to the modern saloon  keper who, in commercializing his  foliowman's weakness, breaks three  laws, that of the Sabbath, the state  and brotherly love. Jesus declared  the Sabbath was made for man, that'  is.M'or mankind. It is to be kept  holy, that is wholesomely, so that  our threefold nature, body mind and  soul may benefit. No law .more  wise and merciful ever came from  the loving heart of God; a law as  all embracing in its design, as sun  light meeting the needs of King and  peasant, master and servant, parent  and child.  Whence came the wisdom conden  sed in this fourth commandment?  Not from the Greeks, called the wisest of  nations for the words were  church.  So the Sabbath was made fcr man  that he might be in. every sense a  man. Something more than a beast  of burden, something more than a  cash register, something more than  a pendulum swinging between "his  home and his business. In an ordinary life time of seventy years  there are years of Sundays. Therefore  the manner in which a man keeps  these three thousand six hundred and  forty Sabbaths will make its impress  on the man's life for all eternity.  Why not man do as1 they please with  the Sabbath? Because it is made for  man's liberty, not for man's license,  and the highest liberty is always to  be l'^und in conformity to law. Some  one. will say. I am so busy during  the week I have no other day for  recreation. You are not busier than  many men who keep the Sabbath and  find enough recreation on other days  Have you any day for culture of soul  life? The Lord's day is like a rent  ed house, but the tenant has no right  to say, "I will do what I please  with this house" No, the house is his  to use and not abuse. "  If a tramp tells me a pitiful tale  and I have seven silver dollars and  give six of them to him what would  we think of him if he came to my  house at night and robbed me of the  seventh? Look at the people who do  spend the entire Sabbath Day in pleas  ure seeking. Not one gleam of spir  itual light or real joy in their faces  A day's march nearer home!  We appeal for'a sane and safe Sab  bath not in the interests of the  church or religion but in the interests  of all the people, believers and unbelievers. Lincoln said,"As we keep  or break the Sabbath Day, we nobly  save, or meanly lose the last best  hope by which man rises" The gold  en rule rules for the observance of  the Sabbath Day. Do I oblige other  people to lose a restday by my con  duct? For Christian men and women  there can be only one course of action  "I was in the spirit on the Lord's  Day" Keep that phrase in mind and  you will find it easy to decide courses of conduct on this day. The lov  ing heart of God gave us this day let  us not grieve Him by desecrating it  and thus bring dishonor and hurt  upon ourselves.  ������Mmmgim������������roimmUMHmttWaMllMl nri    ABBOTSFORD   POS1  ABBOTSFO.ftD,   B.   0\  :*|  Mr. Salt, of the local customs staff  is enjoying a week's holidays in the  Terminal City.  A Benefit Ball is to be hold tonight  in the Alexandria Hall in aid of the  baseball club funds.  THK   F.OUAbl'AA'rmX   Oi'1   IliV  Aion-.over fhe vevy slight jiroflt on  Uio traffic to Vancouver of 'which' the    {Canadian Pacific, on our theory, has  A   Mbeial  writer in the wo:';!, <iays !been deprived, would have holpod it  'to. keen down its rules elsewhere, poh  lL.:bi.:  Tho baseball  club held a mooting  at the A.  C:  rooms  on .Monday  ball   park  Aug  and  :!i'd���������Business   new  dance;  On Thursday September !10 the Ab  hotsford baseball team journeyed to  Chilliwack but wero defeated by a  score of- 13 to (!. Our boys charge  the defeat to the- outfield and .the  and the fastness of the diamond at  tho neighboring town.  Aug 2nd the Stave Falls and the  local Giants battled to a draw- the  score  '1   all.  Mr. and Miss Lockerby of Vancou  ver, spent the week end at the manse  Mr. .1. J. G. Thompson of Vancou  ver will conduct the services of fhe  Presbvterian church next Sunday and  Rev. G. G. Robb, 13. A., the Sunday  following. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell  aro on their vacation.  The W. C. T. U. held their month  ly meeting on Monday at the home of  Mrs. Cobley, Huntingdon, when the  delegates tq the convention recently  held at Victoria gave their report  which was greatly enjoyed.  Mr. and ,Mrs. J. C. Alder returned  from Vancouver where they spent a  pleasant fornights' vacation.  The Cradle Roll and Primary class  of the Presbyterian church spent a  pleasant afternoon at the home of  Mr. and Mrjs. Ben Nelson on Sunday  of this week.  The Superintendent of .education  advised our public school trustees not  to allow Sunday games to be played  on the school grounds.  Mr. Winton and Mr. Walters are  busy laying side walks which will  add much to the comfort of our citizens.  ���������        ���������  The-:-Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian church met on Wednesday at the  home of Mrs. Kennedy and was well  attended.  A welcome "rain fell pn Thursday  and,the parched ground needed rain  very  much.  Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Hutchison, a,son, "Robert Moffatt"  The, outbreak of war has caused  something of a anic in some quarters  of our village and many have ben  laying in stores of provisions fearing  a big rise in prices.  Prof. Hill Tout our esteemed fellow citizen read an able paper last  Tuesday in Vancouver before the union of the Canadian Clubs. ' His subject was "Our Forerunners in B. C."  To show how grievously the Canadian  Pacific sins against, equalization, this  writer adds that' rates from Eastern  Canada to Vancouver are lower Chi,.n  rates to Ivanilpops and some other hi  tonnodiate  points!. ,   ,  This conies from (lie influence of  water competition. As has been al  ready pointed out the' Dominion rail  way act provides that no, discrimination ' between .localities, which, by  reason of competition by water or  rail,,if is noceasary to make'lo secure traffic, shall bo doomed to bo  unjur.it. Other countries including  Km gland and tho United States, per  mit discrimination .under like conditions.  ��������� Let us suppose that this aoclio.ii of  the Act was repealed at tho instance  of tfhe Grain Growers, and the Can  adian Pacific obliged to face tho water competition at Vancouver without  the 'privilege of discriminating.  . ('.early it could not cany ivoodfc  from Montreal t.b Toronto across the  continent to Vancouver as cheaply as  its ordinary rates, as vessels going  by sea around Cape Horn, or they  could bo carried forward by way of  tho amphibious Tchuantcpoc route in  Mexico, or by, the Panama Canal  .when opened, it would lose its pros  cut share of the traffic. There would  then be no discrimination by rail a-  gainst Kamloops.  It is equally obvious however, that  natural discrimination would remain  In other words goods booked from  Eastern Canada to Kamloops would  have to be convoyed first to Vancou  ver by'water and inland by wagon,  at a heavy additional expense to tho  Kamloops'consumer, notwithstanding  that, as the crow Hies, Kamloops is  nearer than Vancouver to Eastern  Canada. It is safe to say that this  natural discrimination would far ex  ceed that now inflicted by the railway  Bur. the, evil would not stop there  thai' during iihi visit liu-ue  [Jordan wil be severely heckled on fhe  sihly to the drain Growers themselves  subject   of     to!|uali/(it.ofi     cf     rates   while if it were turned over to the  American roads they, would be enab  led to that extent,' to'grant-lower  rates to the people of the Eastern  States than we in Canada enjoy.  "The, Grain Grower may retort: But  if the Canadian Pacific can afford  those exceptionally low rates to Van  couver, what does it mean by charging higher ones on other parts of its  system? Why isn't it compelled by  the  Raidroad Board to equalize?  Perhaps the best answer is the one  contained in the decision by the Interstate Commerce Commission when  dealing with this very subject of water'competition on the I'aciflc Coast:  "The rates accepted by the defen  dent railways on shipments to their  coast terminals afford them a mar  gin of profit over the cost of moving the' traffic    Their net revenues  aro therefore, are increased by en  gaging in this competitive business  Mut measured by the income these  roads are untitled to receive upon  the large outlay roqlirod for their  construction, ��������� the   Coast  rates  aro  not   remunerative       Their   entire  . business could not bo done on tho  the large-outlay required for their  No one blames the Gran  Growers  because' questions   of   this  sort,   are  somewhat beyond their range    There  is not  one of you,  coming fresh , to  the transportation problem, who does  not  find  him sol If,   in   the  words  of  Isaiah, pretty much in the situation  of "a bull in a net"  I'3VMXIVTiriN(i FOR  THM   HATH   IIOOM  for tho .kitchen, and for every  room in' the house in the way  of plumbing' work, or fittings,  is our specialty. We do A'ood  work, quickly done, and our  cUiU'nes can,never bo said to he  O.vhorbitant.  ��������� When you are  next in need of a plumber, do  not foryet to scud for us; we  will servo you well.,  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop '  Creamery teldjr  Id  Abbotsford  n  Will/fine that it pays to deal with us. Why? Because  our prices are the lowest and our g-oods the best. We  stock everything- in Groceries, Canned Goods, Provisijns  Flour, etc. A share of your.patronage will be appreciated.    Goods delivered to any part of town.  ALBERT LEeTgROCER AND BAKER  mil w Spy/  griju'.injwi,!  m..~u.-iil. :. .  ���������MSll. .'..l _l.t.li-  American railroads are allowed by  the Interstate Commerce to do what  by our hypothesis, the Canadian Pacific is forbidden to do, namely to re  duce their rates to the . competing  points in order to meet water compet  ition. Hence they could and would car  ry eastern traffic to Vancouver just  as today they carry traffic from '.the  Eastern States to Seattle and San  Francisco at a lower figure than some  of the intermediate towns past which  the goods are conveyed. This of  course would be so much lost to Canadian labour and to the revenues of  the Canadian Pacific.  AIATSQUI NUWS IN UKNKItAL  The Sunday School picnic on the  municipal grounds was a .grand success. Everybody did all they could  to have a good time for the young-  people Mr. B. G. Hooker with his  able assistants were on the run all  day treating the children to ice cream  etc., Mr. James Hay took charge of  the sports. Mr. Ernest Phillips and,  Mr. Southon got fire and water .and  all the ladies helped to get the meals  which were well supplied. ��������� After  a hearty vote of thanks to the lad'.cs  for their many services during the  day so much of a'success a happy  picnic party, sang heartily  Save the King'"  There are a few on the  around Mt. Lehman: Mrs  just recovering; Mrs. W. Walmsley is  very sick at present and under the  care of Dr. Port; Mrs. Wm. Coutts  has been very sick but getting better  "God  sick list  Still   is  E. Oo Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Dec-'  orating gi\& us a call.  Practical work  at practical prices  gSKl^JJ-'!i-^LL_Xl.'-ll.imUL!JUJ-ilL!iLAJII,1 HIL' 1 JUMUU!  WANTED to rent 100 to 150 acres, house and barn, with option to  buy. W.  P.  Challeo,  Box,  20,  ICburne  Station,  Bbume,  B(  C.  f63i  <������  ������\  Abbotsford  FOR SALE��������� One good cow, freshen  in July. Frank H. Fuller, Abbotsford.    C. P. R. West.  KILN DRIED Board Ends can now  be  obtained  from  the  mill Order  at once while the stock lasts. $2.80  for a large double wagon-box full delivered..:..Cheapest and best summer  wood you can buy.  Abbotsford Timber & Trading Co.  Mr. and .Mrs. J. L. Campbell attended the jfourth convention of the  International, Interdenominational,  Theosophical conference held at Silver Beach near -'Bellingham, Wash.,  last week and repaort a first class  programme:  A number of our villagers are enjoying the sea breezes at White Rock  and thus escaping the drought and  dust of this inland town: but the fort  must be held and rain, sweet rain  has come at last.  HOTEL  ARRIVALS  W.  J.. Henley,  Vancouver  E. Hutcherson, Ladner  J.   L.   Telford,   Vancouver  W.  C. Telford, Vancouver  B.  A.   Farmer,   City  R.. H.   Smythe,   New  Westminster  A. F. Carlaw and wife, Vancouver  J.  E.   Thornton  and  family,  Vancouver  Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence, Vancouver  Mr. and Mrs. F.  T. Vernon, Vancouver  Hugh Kennedy, Vancouver  G. Camp and wife, Princeton  F. Sheley,   Princeton  Mrs.  Shelly,  Princeton  Miss   Tayfield,   Princeton  D.  Stevenson,   Princeton  W. H.  Moyes,  Princeton  Jas.  Currie,  Abbotsford  H. Sinclair and wife, St. Paul  < J. Fuse, Vancouver  Walter C. Kirk, Vancouver  P.  Havensworth,  Vancouver  Frank Henley, Vancouver  Bill  Longfellow,   Vancouver  Jas. Selkirk, Vancouver  A. Kennedy, Vancouver  A.  Burton,   Fernridge  J. A. Backstram, New Westminster  Mark Hardan, Aldergrove  Mr. Albert Croke, son of Mr. Chas  Croke of Sumas Mt., has left for the  City of Quebec to report for duty in  the war. He was formerly with the  Strathcona Horse.  I  ixates  >7eu IJ^tes From  AhbuLsford  to  Aldergrcve   !<) for Three Minutes  Abbotsford  to Mission   5 0 for Three Minutes  Abbotsford  to Otter  ..20 for Three-Minutes  Also special night rates between-7 p.  m. and 8 a. m. to all points in British  Columbia.   Three times the regular  4  day period for the-regular, day. rate.  FOR RENT���������Rooms  centrally   located,  onable.    Apply   R.  Customs Office.  or offices, new  Charge   reas-  Shortreed,   at  The Successful Portrait  must be an interpretation as  well as a likeness, must catch  something of the mood and mystery of the sitter, aa welLas the  more salient features and expressions.  We have made portrait work-  a special study, and our studio  has all the modern equipment'  for making photography a fine  art.  The Royal Studio  1  I  Funeral Director  Forniaher of Funeral Supplies  Phone ComiGctifln. Mission City  Make appointments r.ny time during the day.  Co-Telephone Co., Ltd,  ���������* wrrvrawwo  Horseshoer and General  Blacksmith  E5553ss5E  "\  A Good Stock kept for Carriage and Wagon  Repairs  First-class Carriage Fainter in  Connection  iffc  There are many lines of work about the farm which may be don  by the electric current to great advantage. The first cost of installing a small motor is Insignificant compared with the time and  labor which will be saved by its work at a small cost for current  Pumping water, grinding feed, sawing wood, operating cream separators, churns, etc., are olasses of farm work for which electricity  is now generally used.  The provision of electric current also makes it possible for you  to have the convenience of modern lighting aa well as the facilities for using electric labor saving aplianoes such as Irons,  Washing Machines, etc., in the house.  See our Light and Power representative at Abbotsford if you  are interested in saving of time and labor made possible by using  the electric current. i' ��������� -'>  SEE THTS APPLIANCE AT OUR SALESROOMS.  Bo C Electric  LIGHT & POWER OFFICE ADJOINING STATION,   ABBOTSFORD  ))l  i  '\i

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