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 s  ���������{"^���������(.'���������-.trf.^ibfi y.  tin***,   ������     "*'  ith which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol, XIV., No. 10.  A.BB.OTSFORD, B,.C.  FRIDAY,   AUGUST  17,   1917  $1.00 per Year  Matsqui Council  fci  Mid-Summer Clearance  15 Days Sale of Seasonable Goods  At Greatly Reduced Prices  Ladies' Vests, Regular 25^, Sale Price, 2 for 35^  Ladies' Vests, Regular 35^, Sale Price, each 25^  Ladies' Blouses, Regular $1.25 for., 95<fr  Ladies' Blouses, Regular $1.50 for $1.20  Ladies' Blouses, Regular $2.00 for $1.C5  25 Pieces Valenciennes and Cotton Torekon Laces  6 yards for 25^  Misilk Crochet Cotton, 3 Balis for  : 25������  DRESS GINGHAMS, New Ginghams just to hand are  180. During August will sell them all at(.old price pr yd. 150  RUBBER FOOTWEAR'/Boys' Lace- Athletic  $1.25 for  . .". ..... ' :���������;. $1.10  Ladies' Tennis Shoes$1.50 for  . :  $1.35  Other lines of Summer Footwear at reduced Prices.  English Breakfast Coffee, per tin 25<������  Krinkle Korn Flakes, per package 10^  Sun-Maid Raisins, Fresh Seeded, 2 packages  25^  L. C. Crown   Soap, 6 Bars for 25^*  . (Limit. 2 packages to a Customer)  GROCERY SPECIALS���������  Snow Shoe Brand Salmon y2% per tin . .- 10^  Pacific Milk, 2 Tins for '. . 25������  High Grade Flour "Our Best" Brand, a sack $3.20  9  Gaztey Block ABBOTSFORD,, B. C.  DECLARES HE IS ONE  WITH   VETERANS  Hon.. Mr. Brewster Says Situation in  Quebec Is Serious Condition, Not a  Theory.  imperative Need    for    Extinction of  Profiterinsr and Political Patronage  Must Weigh Carefully Any Proposal  To Force One Narrow Doctrine.  1-Cecent Resolution Means That  Everything Necessary Must lie  Conscripted.  Victoria, August 13th.���������Prior to  the Winnipeg Liberal convention  Premier Brewster was an ardetnt  and unreserved conscriptionist and  apparently not by any means in sympathy with his Federal leader, Sir  Wilfrid Laurier, says the Vancouver  Province. Following the prairie gathering, however-, he now finds himself able to reconcile his conscription  views with acceptance of Lauier's  leadership, according to an interview he gave out 'here today. Pre-  ier Brewstmer returned yesterday  from Winnipeg. His present sentiments are summarized in the following observations he made this mornings  "We have in Eastern Canada a con  dition, not a theory, and that condition has been brought about by an  alliance of the present administration with the Nationalist party of Quebec. The question then is, shall wo,  who are in favor of conscription,  force our views upon the government  regardless of the fact that sucli methods may mean the creation of another Ireland in Canada, which  would effectually prevent us from  giving the assistance we should to  those who are already in the trenches  fin France and Flanders?"  What Resolutions Mean.  Discussing the convention,its val^e  its meaning and its general effect upon the complex situation in which the  Dominion finds itself today; Hon. Mr.  Brewster said that "while the great  assembly was called in the name of  the Liberal party, it was throughout  arid in all stages a win the war convention.  "The main resolution that is the  one dealing with the prosecution of  the war and the steps necesary to  contribute to its sucessful conclusion  likewise the one having regard to the  betterment of the conditions of those  who are at the front and the men a-  bout to go, are probably the greatest  in the public eye. These resolutions  proceded the Premier, "as already  stated by the attorney-general Hudson of Manitoba, should be taken exactly as they read. The wih-the-war  resolution can be interpreted but one  way, and that is that not only shall  we organize every industry of Canada  but if necessary conscript not merely  for military purposes but for all other purposes of the state in any way  relating to the war, conscription of  men, money and resources."  Sir Wilfrid's Sincerity.  Passing on to the resolution of appreciation to Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the  Premier was of the opinion that no  man in Canada who was sincere  Avould hesitate to subscribe appreciatively to the life and works of the  man who had led the Liberal party in  Canada for so many years.  "I doubt if anyone, even his stoutest opponent," declared Hon. Mr.  Brewster "would consider him the  least bit less loyal than those whose  hostility   is   so   pronounced 'at   the  (Continued on Last Page)  Mrs. Cooga'n and children have re-  i.M'ned  ii-j-ii- I'.inh  Bay  where they  w -ro  canning  for. two   weeks.  .     Mr and Airs. Coblcy.'weve visitors  to  Abbotsford  on  Sunday.  Mrs. King and daughter Irene are  in Vancouver this week.  Mr. Frank Wooler. has gone- for a  trip to Slierbrooke, Que", to visit his  stop-son, Mr. Art Connor.  Theomployees of the Abbotsford  Shingle Mill started to"work on Monday morning after their strike.  Mr. N. Hill is moving to St. Nicholas in the Penzer hoine and Mr. W.  Roberts is^moving back into his new  home again.  News  has ben  received 'that Pte.  Walker Walace is improving very fa-j  vorably.  The Misses Steede returned  from granted.  White   Rock   on     Monday '   evening(   ��������� From H  where they have spent    six    weeks.'  They have moved to Huntingdon and  will   make   their  home,.- there.    Miss  Steede will have charge of the junior  room of the Huntingdon school.  Mr. Win. Hill-Tout has been made  lieutenant. He has progressed rapidly overseas. ,-..--'  Mrs. Hill-Tout, Snr.,. spent a few  days with the Misses SueeCle at-White  Rock.  Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Buker were  visitors to Abbotsford on Sunday.  Mrs. C. A. Ryall is visiting with  Mr. and Mrs. Ward in Vancouver, for  a week ort .wo.  Mrs. Longfellow and children  are on a three month trip to the east.  Evelyn McMenemy is visiting/her  aunt Mrs. Thompson at Murrayville.  The school is undergoing the annual  kalsomining, etc., in preparation for  the opening on September 4th.  Mrs. Art Taylor's niece Miss Gray  is visiting her this week.  Wednesday being pay day at the  mill the town was quite alive that  evening.  It is reported that Mr. Murphy has  resigned.    He  has  done  good  work  and was popular with pupils and par-j  ents.  Mrs. Parton is in the general hospital having her eye treated. Miss  Dorothy is with her in Vancouver.,  Mr. Brundridge has enlisted. He is  to help guard the Chinamen across  the continent.  Mr. Kearns the Bible Society agent  of Vancouver preached in the Presbyterian church last Sunday morning  and evening. ' '  Mrs. E. N. Ryall has left for New  V, estminster where she will make  her ho me.  Mrs. Storms is visiting iu Seattle  v ith her mof.her.  Mr. McMenemy may return to nis  Ij.'uckoinith s1 op in Abbotsford again.  He has been here for several weeks,  since Mr. Coburn left.  TheLadies Aid met'at the home of  'Mrs. Emery on Wedusday afternoon,  with quite a turn out, considering the  extreme heat of the day. Mrs. White  is at St. Nicholas at present and Miss  Clark a guest from Vancouver atten-  ���������edd the aid with Mrs. Croat.  MARRIED���������In the Roman Catholic church New Westminster on Aug.  15th at 9 a. m., Mr. LouisDell-Salle  to Miss Theresa de la Giroday, form-  'erly, of Abbotsford, were united in  marriage. The young couple are in  Victoria spending their honeymoon,  and on their return will reside at  Glover.  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell are in Vancouver for a week.  Mrs. Starr of Sumas and Mrs Horn  by of Vancouver were the guests of  Mrs. Fraser on Monday.  , The council met in the Municipal  Hall, Mt. Lehman on. Saturday, August 4 th, 1917."  The reeve presided with all members of the council present.   -  The minutes of the previous meeting were adopted as read.  Communications.  From A. E. Foreman,Public Works  Engineer, stating that it would be  impossible to alter the Mission-Mats-  qui ferry service as funds yere not a-  vailable for that purpose.  From Mrs. A. Ross requesting a  monthly donation to the ' Aberdeen  Red   Cross   Fund;   the   request   was  Hon. W. J. I-Ianna, Canadian Food  Controller, calculates that food-wasted in the garbage pails of Canada  each year through carelessness and  lack of kitchen economy amounts to  $56,000,000 per year, or about $7  per head of population.  20,000  harvesters  will  be needed  tor Saskatchewan this season.  "Was it a bad accident?"  "Well, I  was knocked  speechless  and  my  wheel  was  knocked spoke  less."  I-I. Boyd, C.P.R. Supt. on  the noxious weeds question stating  that instructions were given to section men to destroy them.  From E. A. Wilmot, Inspector of  Dykes, enclosing copies of letters  from the attorney general's office and  the Department of Public works, advising .that the., government .was. ua-  der no obligation to assist in making  a crossing over the dyke.    Filed.  A tender for $50 was submitted by  Victor Ferguson for slashing and logging a portion of the Mt. Lehman  Trunk Road north of the nuuiLr.pal  hall. On motion of Coun. Melandar  and Phinney it was accepted.  A patition was presented by John  Olson and  18  others requesting the  filling of the holes on the Mt. Lehman Harris road from    the    Baces  road oast to the B. C. Electric Railway;  also  to gravel said road from  the B. C. E. R. east to the Glenmore  road.    The petition    was    favorably  considered, and it was'- decided that  if the government failed to improve  this highway the council would later  consider the suggested work.  Hills  Presented for Payment.  WARD 1.���������F. Barnes fuse, caps,  $11.65; J. N: Rucker, Ross Road contract $149 less $1 for powder, etc.,  Subject to inspection.  WARD 1.���������General Repairs���������J.  Litzberger ������1.50 Tom White $1; Percy R. Phillips $4.80.  WARD I. Huntingdon Road App:i.  ���������$2 50: H. Peardon $28.20; C. Gephardt $25.20; R. Peardon $15.27: J.  Crossley $14.10; W. Stafford $7.20;  WARD I. Sinclair Road Appn. $100  W. J. Ross $50.40; M. Sinclair $21.60  Alf Gledhill $1; Arthur Ross $26.15,  H. Wiliams 5 0<!  WARD I. Township Line Road Ap.  $200: P. Conroy $26.25; R. Phillips  $48.55 Ed. White $51.25; John 01-  and $48.76; H. Towlen" $1.25; Theo.  Westlin $14.40 Box Powder $7.60; 1  Coil Fuse 50<i 1 box Caps $1.95,  $200.80.  WARD L Christianson Hill, Glenmore Road: P. Conroy $3.50 J. .Conroy $1.25, J. Conroy $27.50; W. Litzenburger $27.50 Tom White $25.'00,  C. Christianson $1.25, C. Christian-  son $22.50; J. Litzenburger $13.75  Theo. Westlin $2.50.  WARD I. White Road Appn. $150.  P. Conroy $3, J. Conroy $33.75, W.  Litzenburger $33.75; Tom White  $31.25; C. Christianson $31.25; .7.  Litzenburger $15.90; J. Grant( plow  repairs 75������, $149.65.  WARD I. International Boundary  Koad $250. -  John Campbell $107.40; Alf Ash-  by $45.60; Gordon Peardon $28.80,  Nels Larson $58.40, powder fuse and  caps $1.50 Planks $6.40; Sharpening  Pick $1.90, $250.00  WARD II., Cutting Canadian This-  FEE'S WEEKLY , ���������  :���������   MARKET LETTER  All rasps were ripe this^ week.'  Some were very much so and packed  easily; some mouldy. Prices had to  be made popular on them, then they  went very freely. Ae far as we were  concerned, we could have bandied  several   times  as  many  as  we  got.  Saturday we could have sold about  five crates for every one we had. At  the same time; there were.a-lot of  "Slumped" berries. I saw an invoice of one of our competitors.  "91 cases $91." Not much in that  for the growers who shipped the  party, and that was only one of 9e\-  e-'al such sales. The big shipment  made Monday to one of the firms hare  ���������was slumped off Wednesday afternoon at from $1.50 to $1.60. Sou'iV  held'oi.er till Thursday may hay.c  sold a little higher. ^  Some money was lost for Bome one  Blacks came more freely, but'ail at  ,$3 and also Black Currants." /���������;  -DECLARATION-ON- THE'".- .,->--  BREWSTER WRIT  Victoria, Aug. 15.���������Trevor  Keene, a farmer of Cobble Hill  through his solicitor T. M. Miller of Victoria, has served 'a  writ on Premier Brewster, W. X  Bowser and Attorney-General  Farris, asking for a declaration  respecting the famous Brewster  writ. "    '     * }  His staement of claim is }&  lengthy one referring to allegv  ed Breaches of Trust; claiming  no legal Assembly, and that tlte  premier improperly and wrongfully acting   as   premier   and  minister of finance illegally introduced and had passed by an  invalid legislative assembly the  following bills:  Taxation    Act  Amendment Act, 1917, Bill No.  33; Poll Tax Act, 1917, Bill No  34;   Surtax Act, 1917, Bill No.  33 and the defendents    H.    GJ.  Brewster and J.   W.   DeFarris  ^  have wrongfully caused the officials of the province of British Columbia to demand from  the plaintiff the payment of  taxes provided by said Surtax  Act, 1917.  That the defendents have  since the 15th day of May, 1916,  illegally purported to fill said  offices and to act as ministers  of the crown as aforesaid.  "Honest" John Oliver is not  even mentioned.  PROHIBITION OCTOBER  1  Victoria August 15.���������-Attor-  ney-Ge neral Farris this afternoon gave notice in the house  that on Friday he would bring  in a resolution asking that an  address be presented to the  Lieut-Gov. praying that he will  submit a bill declaring that the  majority of the votes cast on  the prohibition act referendum  were in favor of the act.  It is asked that the act come  into force on October 1. Some  of the government supor'iers favor January 1.  (Continued on Last Page)  The Angler. Is this public water,  my man?  The inhabitant:  Aye.  The  Angler:   Then  it  won't  be a  crime if I land a fish 7  The Inhabitant: No, it'll be a mir-  'acle. %m ABB^TSFORti POS^, ASBOTSFO'JEtD, B. d,  ,r h^ ���������p.-^KM^iirtttTiim^i^^  'THE A������  rublfcJhod Every Fi-iday,Uy;,Xh* Pout jautrfi������W������g Comply  weekly Joujnai..devoted to tka.krtereai*. of AWwtefcml .and district  A&vertis&������������  rates, made  kiMwm   on   ai>$l������at>������ii  Our.,Sh'ih'b^fc������i���������^eitliw   tor .nor   ������tf*u'   tfio   Uwemiwu*  J   A   BATES, -        - ������$**w and Proprietor  Premier Brewster thinks ho has  the.first right to the money of  the .people.of B. C. ���������  Kill DAY    AUGUST   17,   .HI 1 7.  The trustees of the city of  Vancouver may possibly hold  an investigation into the cause  of Uie'failure of so'many of the  Vancouver pupils failing to enter the high scliol at the recent  examination. An investigation  of this 'kind might be good idea  if . carried along proper lines  and by men who are thoroughly  competent to investigate; and  not stung with prejudice a-  gainst any of the principals of  the public schools of Vancouver  or the province as a whole.  Personally we would like to  see such an investigation as we  believe it might lead to much  better and up-to-date methods  being introduced: There is a  great deal of need for the school  system of British Columbia being turned inside out and have a  real good look at it, and see if  it is really up to the present day  requirements.  The present system was founded, or rather   modelled   after  that of the Maritime provinces,  . a system which has been discarded by the educational authorities of that part of the Dominion and the system of the province of Ontario adopted in its  place.    This is an acknowledgement that the system formerly  in the Maritime provinces was  not up to the standard. .  Our present ' Superintendent  of Education is a Maritime province man and when elected, to  his present position many years  ago he remodelled our    B.    C  system, and   there   was   very  much' need of it, into what he  interpreted the   school   system  of his boyhood.      We wish to  cast no   reflections   upon   our  very   worthy     Superintendent  as he is a very estimable and a  conscientious man.but the question arises, did he make a perfect model or did he make an  imperfect model, or did he make  a model system far superior to  the original;it matters not as  the foundation was of an inferior kind and has.been discarded.  Many of the present day teachers received   their   instruction  under our present B. C. system,  especially those   teachers   who  take the lower grades that instil the first rudiments of knowledge into the young child. And  it is possible that nine-tenths of  the teachers who have charge  of all grades up to the entrance  class of our graded schools are  British Columbia made. Learning under an-.imperfect system  and teaching under an   imperfect system is sure to have its  unsatisfactory results   through  time.  No matter what the grade of  teaching may be in the entrance  work the time lost in the lower  grades cannot be made up and  examination taken with credit. There are many many good  teachers in the lower grades of  the province but they have risen superior to the system under  which they were taught in the  province, or under a better system would have made much better teachers.   It is probable the  best of our teachers, B.C. Made,  received their inspiration at nur  excellent normal school, which  is considered a credit,   to    the  province.  A thorough investigation into the cause of so many failures at Live recent examination  should include an. investigation  into our system. Under an imperfect system no teacher can  l,e blamed forpoor results.  Sometimes the nvm who set  ilie examination papers and tht  men who mark them are not  in perfect touch with our system. No need to go into details  Unless examination papers  are set along the lines taught  from our text books, the results  may not be satisfactory.  It is generally considered that  the recent entrance examinations were fair as examinations  go yet there are several papers  on which many-of the pupils got  very low marks, and in an investigation these should be  looked into: It might show results.  If there is any hope of getting anything cleared up it  would be in the interests of all  concerned to go thoroughly.into  cur school.system.and see if it  cannot be improved. There  have undoubtedly been some  improvements within recent  years, but whether these improvements would affect the results at the entrance is another  question.  Notwithstanding.the fact of a  surtax the government has no  money-for the upkeep of the  Dewdney Trunk road, nor the  extension of the Mission, ferry  service���������both a, necessity, so  that the residents around about  can go around about with comfort and do.business enabling  them to met the taxation.  Let men who are rejected by the  recruiting sergeants for the army be  organized into Military battalions to  stive the harvest,; is a suggestion.  All interested in having a Labor Day sports in Mission City  are invited to attend a meeting  in the council chamber on Friday evening of this week.  piness, and the peace she has treasured."���������President Wilson.  If you cannot live bo as to leave  footprints on the sands of t.imo  live at any rate so that you won't  have to leave finger prints at police  headquarters.  Canada and    the    United    States  must  cut down  their normal  wheat  consumption by 100,000,000 bushels  to  meet the. needs of Great Britain  and the Allies.    Hon. W. J. Hanna,  Canadian Food Controller, estimates  that to feed Great    Britain,    France  a nd the other allies and the men at  the front, will require 1,105,000,000  bushels of   wheat... This'   means   at  least   460,000.000   will ' have   to   bo  imported  from  Canada and  the United States There will be under normal consumption in these two countries  only   300,000,000   bushels  surplus for export, and so by special efforts of food conservation the people  of the United States and Canada'will  havo to make up a shortage of 1G0 -  000,000 bushels.  "Subster is a perfect husband."  "I never hoard he was.so worider-  "Well, evovy time; he sees a mailbox he feels in his pockets.",  "I've a  kitchenette  in    my    flat;.  What's the feature of yours, Jones?  ,    "A cellarette. And yours, Smith? '  "I've got a suffragette in mine."    ,,  "I am not afraid that my daughter  will ever marry in haste."  "Why'not?"  "It will take at least six months  to prepare any trousseau she would  consider fit to marry in."  It doesiVt. make.any. difference how  rich a man is, there always comes a  time wtaon he has to borrow a match.  "America is privileged to spend  her blood and her might for the principles  that  giivc  her  birlh  and  liap-  Man's life and well being are like  a tree. The root of tho tree.is agriculture, and manufactures and commerce the branches. ' Injure the root  and the tree dies. Upon agriclture  (ho whole industrial fabric, the whole  structure of tho state, rosts.���������Confucius.  It is hotter to go to bed with tho  chickens'than  with  tho owls.  Britain.and her Allies need 160,-  000,000 biiBhels of wheat more than  there is, available for export from  the tw.o countries .to .whom they lock  for supplies���������Canada and the United  States���������acording to a statement by  Hon. W. J.,.Hanna, Canada's Food  Controller, and this is calculated on  the decreased scale ot consumption  already practiced in Great Britain.  To .make up this shortage, the people  of Canada, and the United States are  organizing to substitute other foods  and reduce consumption of flour food  by one-sixth. . Household scientists  say, it. can be doto without loss of  health or comfort."  ������<H ��������� ���������     MllWHI..     "P  I  L  What about-the cream used in icecream in these days of the hi *h price  of butter,"   There is room for a saving there.  Editorial  There are a great many people wondering what the new sur  tax means.    It    is    simply    a  double taxation by the government.    That is if your taxes a-  mounted to $20,    payable    before the 30th of June last, you  are again taxed   that   amount  whether you have paid them or  not.    You .pay twice this year  under the Oliver-Brewster government.    The reason is simply  because you put .them into power last election.    They want to  uhow what authority they have  when controlling the affairs of  this.fair province.      You   may  not like it, but you will have to  grin and bear, and at the very  first opportunity relegate them  ������������������0 the mud flats of the Delta or  to a canning, factory    on    the  west coast of Vancouver Island.  But some one has truly said  that they, would not object   to  paying extra taxation if there  v/as some explanation given for  . he surtax.    But what's the use  of explanation, the taxes would  have to be paid anyhow.    Some  things are better done in the  dark.  A delegation waited on the  Premier the, other day and ,hc  said in explanation that the  heads of the government were  muddled and Act had been hurriedly prepared, but it was or  would be all right as the govern  ment were going to remedy .all  as they were arranging for ihe  creation of a taxation board.  The premier is afraid the Dominion government ."would  scare them out of the field- and  '���������'We've come," said the chairman  of a political co.mmittee in a south of  Ireland city; "to ask you to take this  nomination.' The city needs a man  like you���������strong, brave, self-reliant,  owning no master, fearing no man."  The great man was visibly touched.  "I'll not deny,' he said, "that your  kind words have shaken my resolution. I trust that, if elected I may  justify your confidence and prove that  I am, indeed, strong, brave, self-reliant;' that I own no master and fear  no man. Supose you wait a minute  till I see if my. wife will let. me accept."  On the Witness Stand.  A little flaw in,his statements ruins the evidence of the witness. It may be a slight exaggeration, but the opposing lawyer seizes it and uses  it to impress upon the jury that this witness is  not reliable.  The Advertiser to-day is on the witness stand.  If he makes mis-statements he is judged accordingly and his entire advertising is mistrusted.  Wide-awake business men .realize this. They  tell the truth in their advertisements; not because  they are better than they used to be; but because  they hav������ learned that it pays.  The advertising columns to-day contain real,,  dependable information that will save money for  you if you follow them intelligently.  MW  ABBOTSFORD  DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  IkZZZHZZ  A visitor to an English training  camp was greatly shocked at the appearance of the men; Turn where  he would, black, eyes and bruised faces were astonishingly frequent a  mong the soldiers. "What's been the  trouble " he asked his friend. "Had  a row with the. next regiment, that's  ail," replied the corporal. "What a-  bout?" "Oh the beggars set a sentry  to watch their towel while it was out  drying and we felt insulted."  , r������-������������ltrrairtr-m:->r)i| ift m -fi   li   j   f ft   '   "   * *"*'  LISTEN TO THIS!  SAYS CORNS LIFT  RIGHT OUT NOW |  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing site?  with unexcelled shipping facilities and eheap power  or information regarding the form and fruit lands ot  1 the district, and industries already established,       J)  I  You reckless men and women who  are pestered "with corns aad who have  at least once a week Invite* an awful  death from lockjiwr or blood polopa  are now told by. a Cincinnati authority  to use a drag 'called freesaone, vrhlch)  the moment a few drops ara eppltod  to any corn, the soreness is relievwS  end soon tho. entire com, root and all,  llftaout wlta the fingers.  *> X*, Ib a eticky ether compound which  dries*the mbmanfc it ie applied and  simply ehiivelB the corn without inflaming or even, irritating ,the, surrounding tissue or ekin. It is. claimed.that  a quarter of an ounce of freejcone will  cost very little at any of tie drug stop*8*  but is sufficient to rid oneta fceftv<w!  every hard or soft corn or callus. :*  ������You are further warned that cfltfeJafi  at a com is a suisld&l toWt ;-a  See me now about that Insurance  o  r  ������  LjlA-'o j  I have a large and^splendid supply" of  Raspberry Canes for sale at'low prices.  Finest quality.  I^MOPQS^ *;������������������,;��������� r,i.  ilf  tfHE ABBOTSFORD P6ST, ABBOTSlWtb, B. (5  wrfMinw  mi'iiwrwiw w*  ������Kfc*������BaKlHlBafe***^^  Ler sons to hg  re an  The following are the names:  W. A.' Ferguson, killed.'  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  I-I. R. Gray, killed.  E. 0. Collinsoh, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. F. Green, killed.        .    .  Chas.. W.ooler,  (Killed)    .  A.  Witchell   (Killed)  M. Mallalue (Killed)  R. Hughes (Killed)  H. Green .(Killed)  . 0. Kidwell, killed.  John Gillen, (Killed)  Sergt. C. T. McPhee  (K'l'd)  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  A. J. Munro, (Prisoner)  L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wm. Morgan (Invalided)  S. McPhee (Wounded)    '  D.  Campbell,   (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  F. Brown, invalided.  A. G. Adams.  E.. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  Stanley Attwood.  H. Arnold.  F. Beale.  Steve Beebe  G. Bayes.  Hilliard Boyd.  Ed Barrett.  J. Bousfield.  W. Bowman.  A. A. F. Callan.  D. Campbell  J. I-I. Campbell  W. Campbell.  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain.  E. A. Chapman.  Alex. Chisholm  Fred Colbourne  M. W. Copeland.  T. Davis. 3  T.v Donnelly.  J.1 Downie.  A. C. Dudden.  Paul Dutase  Andy Ell wood.  Wm. Evans  Norman Evans  Geo. Fadden  A. A. ���������Fermotlr.  A. A. Fermor. ���������  S. Finch.  A. F. Flummerfelt  J. Fraser,     "'���������  . Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  T). Geddes.  E. B. de la Giroday  Robert Gillen  G. N. Gillett.  H. Gordon.  G. Gough, '  H. Green  H. Grimley.  J. Hands.  G. E. Hayes.  A. Healey.  A. Hicks.  0. Hicks.  Robt. Higginson  Matt Higginson.  A. Hill-Tout.  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  R. Hughes.  T. M. Hutton  C. Hulton-Harrop.  V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.  J I. Johnston.  J. Kirkbri.de.  S. Knott.  Fred Knox.  Henry Knox.  W. Laird.  Geo. E. Leary  IX! .-���������  Roy Mains  T. Mawson.  Frank McCalluni  J., McCormack;  Kenneth McGilivray.  Stewart McGillivray.  H. McKinnon  Wm. ^Mclntyre  P. D. McLagan  Matt Nelson.  Jack Parton  Peter Pearson.  A. Pegram.  TV Perks.  R. Peters.  Major B. Pottinger  S. Ramsay  John Rhodes  M. Rhodes.  Geo. Sharp.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair.  R. Smart.  T. Smeeton.  B. W. Suthern.  A. Teng.  W.-W. Thaw  L. Trethewey.  T. Usher.  Walker Wallace  Gordon Walters  Harold Walters  Thos. Walters  J. Welch.  A. Williams.    ���������  J. O. Williams.  Percy Wilson.  Frank Wooler  Manlius Zeigler  are we, who are left behind, going to contn  towards  to equa  anadian  e sacrifice or  or Overseas Service  atnotic bund, as our share,  ose who have died or en-  ive a monthly subscription.  gsppspp THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  tatrnf  a*  ���������W^SWHB  HSS  BGS  ^  BUY YOUR  BACON, HAM, LARD  SALT  FISH,.. ETC.  From J. G. COPPING, the Pioneer Butcher,  jUlBOTStfORB, B. C.  1  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 191.7  AND SAVE MONEY  west corner of the S,'.W. 1-4, Sec. 36  Tp. 13 and also-south from the north  west' corner of the S. W. 1-4- of Sec.  12, Tp. 16.  Phinney-Melander that the bi monthly meeting of the..council be held  at the Reeve's office on Saturday,  August, 18 at 3 p.m.  The council then adjourned.'   .  VSS  ���������p>*  &  Every residence, cottage or mansion is dependent  on the telephone. It guards when emergencies arise  and ever serves in a thousand ways, great and small.  The telephone reaches everywhere���������to the doctor,  to the police, to friends. The telephone is always a-  vailable, its service is direct and prompt.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  *E3Ba&s*fS3sas  HHEESH  ~������ESERS  None better than Royal Household  ALBEIT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  I  MATSQUI COUNCIL  ( From Page One)  ties: P .Coii^^Te^oTwTBates $4.50  WARD II. General Repairs���������A. F.  Carmichael $4.50; L. Goghlan $3.00  \V. Owen $3, Fred White $3.40; D. JB.  McDougald $7.45.  WARD II. Pemberton Road: 11.  Donaldson $9.60, Jas Fauset $32.40;  W. L. Stewart $100 on account of  contract   less 3 boxes powder $23.40.  WARD III. General Repairs: E. G.  Walters $$3.00, T. J. Downes 90*.  Fred White $6.30, E. W. Mouldey  $8.40 D. Johncook $6.00; Cliacs.  Bradner $1; Fred T. Day $3.00; Sel-  don Store $2.50; J. Grant $1.25;  Myhre and Gilbertson $1.75 Shearwater Timber Co., $78.26.  WARD III. Township Line Road,  lu, G. Walters $24.00; Frank Bradner  $$24.00;. Hy. Frederickson $24.00;  A.Roncate $18.00, G.Farman $24.00  A. Hastie $12.00; Jos. Frederickson  $24.00; E. W. Mouldey $13,20; D.  Johncook $12.00; J. Jenson $12.00.  Mrs C. T.  Purver $4.65;   $191.85.  WARD IV. Fore Road. Carl Svard  $76.65; R. Gilberg $79.35; Nela  r'ore $39.00, $195.00.  WARD IV.    General    Repairs:    J.  Grant 60������  Sheartwater Lumber Co.,  $49.05; H, P. Page $18.55. $68.20.  Miscellaneous:  J. A. Bates $4.75; Glen Thomas 10;  M. R. Tails $1.00; Sumas Mun. 10  barrel oil for Mosquitoes $90,00; P.  Xeay; Police case $15.85; B.C.E.R.  $1.71; B. C. Gazette $10.00 Arrow  Press $19.2 5;    Henderson & Taylor,  f 4.00;  7 Red Cross Societies $56.00  Clerk's salary $60.00; Land Registry  Office o redemption fees $$5.00; Tra  veiling expenses $4.00; Phones 85������;  Blue Print Municipality $1; Mrs. Ferguson $3.50.  Moved by Coun. Phinney, seconded  uy Coun. Melander and carried that  ihe bills presented for payment and  uigned by the chairman of Finance be  passed as read and cheques issued for  tlie same.  Owcn-Aish that the following a  mendments be submitted to the U.B  CM. for consideration:  That Section 199 of said Chapter  5 2 (1915 and 1916) is hereby amended by inserting after the word "value" in the second line, "as agricultural land; as residental property  as business and Industrial sites.  Owen-Melander that Peter Keay  and Nels Uund be appointed special  Constables to enforce the Noxious  Weeds Act, more particularly the  Canada Thistle.as this weed is spread  ing in an alarming way to the d'e  triment of the crops.  Melander-Owen that Coun. Phiney  have an appropriation of $300 for the  Clayburn road; $200 for General Repairs; $47.13 for the Harris Road;  $2 5.00 for the Clayburn-Abbotsford  road; $50 for the Wright Road; $50  lor tho Marshall Road; $50 for th'3  Hallert Road.  Melander-Owen that Coun Phinney  der be authorized to call for tenders  for stumping and grading the Mt.  Lehman Road south from the north  Brewster's  Veterans  (Continued  From Page One)  present time. One. thing Is certain,  every member of. that convention���������  possibly the greatest convention Canada has ever- had���������hopes he will use  his undoubted ability in the carrying  out of their platform."  Hon. Mr. Brewster, declared    that  already the big    interests    were    it  work again crying out for the    conscription of man power only.      The  plea  was going forth that  men and  men alone constituted the great need  tO' the exclusion of .all else.    While  the convention  had  recognized     the  vital necessity of bringing Into effect  the full  manpower     of    Canada  ��������� it  would be folly -to accept this as possible unless the full material wealth  of the Dominion were alike consecrated to tho national service.  What  Veterans are .Doing*  "I notice" recounted the Premier  "that an agitation has already been  instituted and resolutions passed by  the Great War Veterans' Association  and we had a regrettable exhibition  of the lack of knowledge of some of  those participating while In Winnipog  These men like all true Canadians,  are just as anxious to win the war  and support those splendid men atthe  front as were the hundreds who attended the convention, many of whom  have sons and brothers in the khaKi  line of France, while not a few are  mourning the loss .of those who will  never return. ���������...'���������  The desire, of eyery; delegate to  that Winnipeg gathering," he continued, "is identical with that of the  Great War veterans.' But that desire  will never be satisfied so long as the  system of profiteering in war supplies  and promotion through the medium  of political patronage and secret private influence is permitted to continue unchecked by the present ad-  finistration."  From All Angles  In this connection    the    Premier  wished to point out,.what he said was  the comparative uselessness of a continual harping on the one string. Of  paramount importance to the people  of Canada at the present time was  the need of weighing! very carefully  the consequeuce of forcing upon the  country one narrow doctrine. Loss of  perspective in this regard was a serious matter.     It was'a question now  as  to  the  proper  course  to   pursue  in order that Canada's part in aiding  che forces of civilization might be increased.      A false step today would  be disaster and  for that reason he  urged a clear understanding of the  conditions and an awakening to the  fact that as far as the situation    in  Eastern Canada was    concerned    it  was no longer a theory.  One thing that stood out in the  Premier's mind was the imperative  need for the absolute extinction of  the profieteering in! the necessaries of  the nation, which .was nothing short  of trafficking in the blood of Canada's  noble sons.  There should in fact be reimbursement to the people by those whose patriotic duty had become stultified, he  said, by the insatiable greed for gain.  CS4  GRAPHOLOGY  By CISSY  Address all communications to  P.   O. Box 6, Mission City B. C.  ' A friend of the soldiers who has'  had experience in Graphology, offers  to tell the character of readers of the  Fraser Valley Record, from their  handwriting.  Specimens are to be written on one  side of the sheet of unruled paper,  and to consist of a quotation, poetical or otherwise, of " at least four  lines.    It is not    necessary    for   the  writers to sign their names. Any  ���������nom de plume, or initial that will  distinguish each one's own delineation will suffice.  With each specimen,, we ask for the  small sum of ten cents; and all proceeds will be divided.equally between  the Patriotic and. Prisoners of war  Funds. Address correspondence to  Box 6 Mission City.  Jake: Affectionate, cheerful, hopeful,  industrious,    steady,    practical  not very cautious;  brave.  J. I. R. (Port Coquitlam) Despotic, idealistic, but the ideal overgrown with woeds, active, yet not  fond of work, sensitive, loves approval lavish.  j  Miranda:     Has imagination,  tend-  ernoss,  energy,  even-tempered,    and  luxuries.  9.     Meatless days.  old  "Given up the Idea of moving  man?"  "Yes, we've changed the furnituro  around and imagine we're living in a  new house."  obstinacy.     Ts generally fortunate.  Oh, My!. Is sometimes extremely  happy and at other times extromely  gloomy, quite clever, witty,' quicktempered, sensitive and considerate.  R." M. O: Is blossckf with u wholesome outlook oh lifoj kindly natured  economical, active,'has had quite a  bit of experience; is a quick judge of  character.  portune time. Large Map showing  lands by sections and description of  soil climate rainfall, elevations, etc.  Post paid one dollar. Grant Lands  Locating Co. Box 610. Portland, Or.  cgau.  He: I will not marry a woman unless she is my exact opposite.  She: You will never find so perfect  a being as that.  Young Lady (with hopes): What  do you think is the fashionable color  tor a bride?  Male Shopwalker: Tastes differ,  but I should prefer a white one.  "Did Peck leave his widow much?"  "With much satisfaction, I  think,  poor fellow."  OREGON & PORTLAND RAILROAD  CO .GRANT LANDS         Title to same revested in United  States by Act of Congress dated June  9, 1916. Two million three hundred thousand Acres to be opened  for homesteads and sale. Timber  and Agricultural lands. Containing  some of the best land left in the  United  States.    Now    is , the     op-  a  x  H  1  H  i  i  m  S  B  1  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City 1  S&I^L������i������lHlte|B|MlBl������telaIg������I^^  *  D. EMERY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders  Promptly Filled  Auto  For Hire.  Give us a call and you will  be used right every time.  ABBOTSFORD, B. G.  HMW-TI      ��������������� '.JVirt ..!*���������������!  OTSFORD  3 GO������  [ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Sftrietly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  steoked with the best of wines, liquor and eigars,  RATES,  $1.50   TO  $2.00   PER   DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  3=C  -22-  :5  PROPRIETORS  GREAT BRITAIN'S WAR  PROGRAMME ARRANGED  The London Weekly Despatch says  Premier Lloyd George's war programme comprises the following:  1. Arming of merchantmen to  fight submarine peril.  2. Preparation of the spring offensive.  3. , Mobili/.ation of the civil population between the ages of 16 and 60.  4. Making the blockade effective  0.    Rationing of the population by  the issue of food tickets.  G. Increasing home food production. '  7. Banning work Immaterial to  the war.  8. Enforcing the prohibition    of  exanana  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,  PROPRIETCH  HUNTINGDON, B   C.

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