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 str-i.^'-itt.'sri.^s-*  CSJiuJ^  jxs *&#*.-.?  -A'v,-V,^/^  'iV'-j ^it.Kifi.-v, ft������'������-; ..^.^w  n-,~������*:)&jLZ&������.U'1 -v  ;)Mrh\.MUL.^'Ai  ������^(DiU\^i^!(*^-^^^i^i^5'A.  \  OFFICIAL PAPER OF, THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VII., No.    16.  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C, FRIDAY,   Aug 29, 1913"  $1.00   PERA  YEAR   -\ .  EXPERT OPINION  - HOGK P/.V������MENT-  >r Tne  : preservm  NOW IS THE TIME  We handle the Schram and E-Z  Preserving Jars in all sizes.  tore  MATSQUI   COUNCIL.  The bi-monthly meeting of the  Matsqui cauncil was held in the exhibition building of the agricuttural  association at Gifl'ord on Saturhay  August 10, with the reeve in the  chair and all members in attendance. The minutes of the previous  meeting were read and adopted.  CommunicaSjons were received  from H.  Dose,   secretary of   the U.  B. C. M., advising that the'annual  meeting will be held in Vancouver  on Thursday and Friday, September  ���������1 and 5 The reeve and clerk were  y i   ,nted   delegates   with   Councillor  * Bell as alternate-.'  Clayburn company Limited, submitting plans of sub-division of portion of D.L. 254 as amended in <ic-  cordance with ' instructions of . the  registrar of land titles. On motion  the plan was accepted and the rccv  and clerk. were authorized to sign  -the     same  Henry Seatli, asking improvement  on   Downes   road.   Laid  over.  Messrs Halverson and Hougen, on  behalf of the residents'-of Matsqui  Prairie asking co-operation of the  council in securing an agent at     the  C, P. It. station at Matsqui. The  reeve promised to taMcc the" matter  up with the superintendent at Vancouver at an .early date as well as  the urgent need of repairing the  various crossings on the Mission  branch.       .  Nels Larson notifying tlie council  the   cast  side of  his   property   (the  that he   intended to erect a   fence on  east half 'of the southeast quarter"of  section 5 township 13) and that the  fence would elds? a portion of the'-  road. 'Referred to Councilor Mcland-  er.  Joseph Pr,osiloski and twenty eight  others being a petition to repair the  Aberdeen road south of the Yale  road and connect the said road  with the Huntingdon road. On motion Councillor Melander was authorized to expend .$200'on this road  aod to engage a surveyor to lay  out   the   connecting   road. .  Resolutions were passed as fo,-  lows- That the loans from the Bank  of Montreal aggregating $10 000 be  repaid.  That whereas a portion of the  rural mail route road has been graded by the provincial government  and willnot be in condition .to  stand the usual traffic and (hat  said road is leading to and opening'  tlie property of the Glen Valley  Land Company; therefore he-it resolved that the motion passed by  the   council at a meeting he,d on 28  (From the Fraser Valley Record)  Mr. A-]ex. Cruickshank, government road .superintendent for the  soj'h side of Che river 'accompan  ied by Road Foreman D. Winlon  and ' Mr. Johnston'- of Abbotsford,  motored' to Mission City "on Tuesday and expressed- themselves. as  highly delighted with our fine streets  They   ought   to^know.  , When , the editor .of this family journal first- espied Mi: Cruickshank on  Tuesday" he. was" standing on Hub  Square with LieutrnanJ, Winton and'  Mr. Johnson, in the nvudle of the  street, with this audience of two h'  was apparently expla;.nng how' such  a fine rock street' had been built  outside   of, Chilliwack.  Later Mr. Cruickshank .was asked  what he thought of the rock' pavement on Washington Street..' His reply was that so far as he could see  there was "none better"���������not even'  in Chi.tywack, the acknowledged  home _of good roads���������even' recognized, by the editor of >��������� the .Saturday  Sunset. ��������� -.' -"V* "-"'���������    rr"-: ''���������"  -His next question was, Who is  your road foreman?. (He of course  knew),And "when told it*was "Bob"  Bonson the query came, "I ' wonder  how he does so much on his appropriation, as' a yard' of that rock  laid as it is on Washington Street  must .cost about three dollars per j  yard?-'  .It was suggested that possibly the  Dewdney road king had the secret of  giving the people value for - the  money spent. The reply came prompt  ly, "He sure has, it beats Chilliwack anyhow. I thought we had the  best system there that could be ric  vised, but can't do work like this  on our appropriations and so much  of   it."  When told that the work would in  all probability be extended to Hat  zic this fall, a.n.d in' addition the  whole of it oiled, a pained look did  pass over the face of Chilliwack's  famous road builder, who is undoubtedly a pastmaster in, the art  of road building as many are able to  testify.  It is always interesting to s& an  expert come across work that shows  that "there    are   others   just        as  BOARD OF TRADE IS  .       NOW'INCORPOMB  It is the,. pleasant duty of the Ab-  .botsford Post to announce that the  local board of trade has been incorporated and will now ' ' be  known as the Abbots ord District  Board, of Trade.  The   next meeting of. the board is  to be held on September 8th- in the  Masonic Hall.  It seems a wise step to have the  board incorporated. It has now"  some' status, an3 any business it  does is that of a "regularly organ-  ed body, having- the rights of suing  be. rig sued���������in fact a regular business  proposition from beginning to end.  Now when the people of Abbotsford  go before the Railway Commission,  either governments asking for some  requirement .for the town of Abbotsford or- the district,, the representatives are the envoys of a legalized bt-  dy 'and can speak autroritatively.  The local/board has much work- a-  head   of  it,   and  if  carried. out   will  resu,t   in benefit to   the   town.  .  It  might, -be...mentioned   that..the ..local,  board.'\vas  'the   fattier of the Sumas  dyking, scheme, started     when when  M?f   McCallum was  secretary of the  board":   No one,can li.ve in the present  on  a  past reputation,  yet it  is  always well to sometimes   take       a  retrospect of the past  to guide     in  -future   work.  DELEGATION ON SGHOOL  USINESSATTHE CAPITAL  When the Matsqui school board  waited upon the Superintendent, of  education in ,a body last week at.  Victoria, they were- asked if they  had any objections to a high school'  at Abbotsford.- It is understood the  answer was that they had none as" a  body.     .-.,.-  At   the- same   interview the     fact  was   elicited   that if Abbotsford,had -'  twenty   pupils    who)    would   attend  the high school,   they were perfectly--'  wiUnn   their rights in   asking 'for   a  high   school and could demand one.  '  It.   is understood that there are 28  pupii',   who   would   attend' the   high-  school- here if one were .'established.  We all expect therefore to see     one  in full  swing shortly.  Matsqui     is   askinb     for a     four  roomed .school   so    that   when they  hare enough pupils there to establish-'  a   high   school   they   will, have   the  building readyl  Mr.. Shortreed, of the Customs- dc  pa'rtment .returned home on Wedries  day after' a" very pleasant ''visit to  Mission City and Washington, TJ. C  inciuding numerous cities in Ontario'. Mr Shortreed "declined -to be  interviewed" but he received a right-  royal reception on- his return home  to   Abbotsford. . ���������'  Ail   roads   lea'd to   Abbotsford, even as far east as Oshawa, 'Ontario.  Tin's week a motor party,   consisting  of     Messrs Randall,     McGregor and  Creek,  representing the famous Malleable   Range    Company,  spent    the  day   iii   town   on the way to Chilliwack.   In conversation with ,a repres  entative   of   (thePost,    Mr.    Creele,  the   representative   of the firm       in  Victoria, stated that they had motored across the continent, and7with  the   exception of the roads   on Vancouver   Island,   those leading to   Ab  botsford were unexcelled.   Aftei; disposing  of   their   stoves the party is  to   returni  to   Abbotsford, and go to  Vancouver   by   the   road .. on the oth  er   side   of   the   Fraser���������the A,l Red  Automobile Route..  Mr. and Mrs. A. M. King and  daughter returned home yesterday!  from a trip to their former home  in Eng. All are looking w?ll after,  thei'' trip. .Mr. King will' again see  that his old customers in the butch  er shop get again the best meat' it  is   possible   to   purchase.  Mif    Yates is   visiting in   Calgary  Tn regard to the rumpp"that Manager Morley will be -transferred to  Merritt,' nor has;-he asked.  The   energetic committee in charge  ol   the   football smoker, which is to  good" and   it   is the   experience     of 'be heId in the,new  Gazlev hall,   on  Mis. Thomas, of London, England,  spent a few days in Abbotsford, the  guess of Mr. and Mrs.   Thomas.  the editor of this paper that any  work that Mr. Cruickshank admires  and is not his own, must be exceedingly good, or it would not  have his approbation. All arc familiar with tkp good ra,ods of Chilliwack riding, beginning with the cue  just as you cross the Mission ferry  and away' and far beyond tne City  of   Chilliwack.   These1   are    all   the  Saturday, next, are putting forth every effort to make this the eve.it  of the season, and with the a-  niouni of local talent already secured it is an   assured   fact.  .Juno,   appropriating    scvciity-five | handiwork of   Mission   City's visitor  on Tuesday. It is an acknowledgement that Mr, Cruickshank knows  what a good road is and also how  it is built, Mission City should b'c  flattered that he should pass upon  the work done here in this riding  as Just as good, if not a wee bit  better than if it was done by himself.,  ���������Whi e_::.on   the    subjeot       of good  uer cent of the 'land tax- of the  ���������said company'tor tlie present year  on the Peniberton road be amended  by striking out the words "75 per  cent be spent on the Pembcrtoii'road  and inserting in lieu thereof "one'  half of the land tuxes for 1918 on  the Peniberton road and the the  other half on tne rural mail route  road in gravelling  Echoes from an auto trip to Van  couvcr, without the movi.ig pictures  "That's no   way   to   treat a lady."  Messrs Hammond & Son have purchased the stock and' good will of  Mr. Davey, who formerly conducted  a second-hand store on' Gladys Avenue, opposite the Pioneer Store.  Tlie new proprietors report business vcrv brisk.  On Sunday next, the Boy Scouts  of Abbotsford and Huntingdon, accompanied by a contingent fromMis-  sion City will attend service at the-  English church, when Rev. Mr.  Yat'.;s will deliver an interesting address to   the boys.  Next  wreek the Post-will-publish-a  portion of the Matsqui prize list,  road building it might be remarked with a degree of pride that the  McBride government is to be congratulated on having the services  of such men as "Bob" Bonson and  Alex. Cruickshank making good .roads  in   the   Fraser   Valley   under       the  The prescnthigh price of coal is liable to be even higher if the strike  troubles on Vancouver Island are  n it sellied.  Track laying on the Canadian Nor  them line has commenced from Anderson creek.  There   is  a proposition on foot to  extend   the B. C. Electric tram line  department of "Good   Roads Taylor.'  from   Fraser Mills to   Coquitlam THE ABBOTSFORD' POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. 6.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotslord and-  surrounding district. .  Advertising rates made known on application.  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents per line for first insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our SliibMeth���������Neither for nor agiu the Government.  Friday,   Aug. 29,  1313  THE MARKET.  The line weather on Friday last  resulted in a splendid attendance at  the market* both farmers 'with the  supply of produce ?ud also the  housekeepers of the city turned out  in full force.  Farmers' nave consigned ��������� such a  large quantity of potatoes that the  market   was   fairly     glutted and  many of the growers arc -coming  to the, conclusion that if they were  to canservc their crop being careful not to glut the market, ready  sale ould be found, and good prices  Avould   prevail.  The supply of fresh pork was sufficient for the needs of the market  the demand not being heavy on  account of the hot weather. Veal  was plentiful and the demand was  good, prices being maintained.  ��������� Good sized shipments came in  .from Chilliwackand other -points,  and the demand was as usual good  Prices   remained   unchanged. '  Eggs   sold   in   the   stalls   at  from  ,���������40 to 45 cents, most vendors holding  for   the   latter price At wholesale 37  cents -was paid  Dairy butter -was sold at 45 cts.  a price five cents higher than was  asked   last   week.  Generalp reports" show that 1he  ap;)le crop of the Fraser Valley is  short this year, but consignments  of "\ el':ow Transparents and the  J>;ohess were received Thursday afternoon and the management of the  market had no difficulty rh' disposing  of the snipments of goods placed  at good prices. The figdres were 75  cents to $1.50 a box, according to  variety, and quality. Select apples  are in big demand and the trade  would much rather pay good prices  for the best than handle poor, of-  fenngs at all.  The display of flowers was unusually fiine, there being much greater  variety   than   last   week.  According to Mr. Cummings, the  provincial! game warden for ' this  district-,- there will be good shooting for .the- sportsmen this year.  The season (or the hatching and the  rearing of large broods of ducks,  grouse, and pheasants-has been unusually good. Ducks abound on the  waters of Sumas Lake, ensuring for  the gunners good sport for Labo.  Daw  ANOTHER- SUCCESSFUL  AN N U A LEX II1B1T10N  TWO MONTHS FOR  PHEASANT  SHOOTING  The regulations governing . ' the  game season which opens on the  Lower Mainland of British Columbia on the first; day of September,  is published in the last provincial  According to the regulations this,  year will be a closed one. or moose  sheep, beaver andwapti all over the  all over the'province. The first shoot  ���������ing of the season - on the Lower-  Mainland will be ducks, geese and also snipe, the season opening on the  first day of September,and remaining 'open until the last clay of Feb  -ruary ol the next year. Deer on  the Mainland coast may be shot  on the first day..oi -September and  every\day after until the 15th of f)e  cembc: Grouse and pheasant shooting season docs not open on tlie  Lower Mainland until the loth day  of October. TWo months are given  in which to shoot pheasants, -.nd  the shooting season for that game'  nosing on December 15, but the open  season for grouse continues on the  Lower Mainland until the 31st of  December. In [the . Similkameeu Valley only three days are allowed on  which to shoor pheasants from the  15th to the'17th of October, both  dates  inclusive.  It is also provided in the game-  regulations for this year that no per  son may hunt or kill pheasants dining the open seasan should there he  three inches or more of snow on  the ground, nor shall any person  kill more than six pheasants in any  one day, or have more than that  number of pheasants in his possession without satisfactory'proof of the  date of killing and taking.  Leading the ways for fairs in Western Canada, the management of the  provincial exhibition, which opens  in New Westminster on September  30th and continues until October 4th  have this year offered ��������� the grand to-  la\K of 500,000 in pr,zes and attract  ions.  Preparations arc .already proceeding, apace and manager D. E. Mac-  Ke.nzic is daily in receipt of entries  for the various departments. Numerous improvements have been made,  and many ��������� of the prizes increased,  in the uTlferent   divisions.  A record for   attendance was established during 4912 when    over 00,000  people attended   during the five days,  but   it   is   predicted that ail records  will   be  broken this year...  The- free attractions which'will be  staged in front of the grand stand  will prove a good drawiog card and  no trouble or cypensc has been spared to make this feature a success.'  The provincial exhibition held ��������� in  New��������� Westminster, apart from the  fun aud ' amusement provided, is con  sidered the largest and most extensive truly agricultural exhibition in  the province and the agricultural  l/uilding, ,n which the district exhibits are displayed in competition forth c famous Dewar trophy, and the  .$3000 in cash prizes, is well worth  coming miles to   sec.  Rows and   rows ol vegetables, fruit  grains   and   grasses,      dairy prohuce  and   every product of the farm;   and  garden   in   countless   varieties      and  the   very   best   specimens    that  can-  be   obtained are   here placed on view  The   Fraser Valley,   the Okanagan  Valley the    Cariboo    country,   Kam-  loops and   Rcvclstoke districts,  Vancouver   Island and   further nortn Ft.-  Gj!:'-.',i' and   Quesoel were all represented last   year    .and it is expected  that   these  and- many  more will  this   year send   exhibits.  A'M entries ��������� close on September 30  lLABOR buy at mission guy  Preparations for the big. celebration at Mission City on Labor .Day  arc .advancing''rapidly. A meeting  of the sports -committee was held  Monday night in the ' council chambers,   president J.   A.  Tuppcr presid  The committees reported progress  and ��������� all were enthusiastic that this  year's celebration would be the best  yet. -    ' .        ���������  The Misssion City band has been  engaged to play and will lead the  big Calithumpian procession in  which a' large- niuii'ber of the citizens have promised to enter floats.  All should he represented- in this  as not only are tne prizes good  but it is a- Cine." advestisement for  a business'. This-year the parad? is  not to go up tne hill but coufmc  itself to .the main streets of the  town,   as   it   was   round   it was  too   barton   the'horses hauling  the  heavy   floats   up  grade.  Tlie horse racing should prove another attraction trotting and running races   being on  the programm  A lacrpsse ma loin is being arranged between the Matsqiii team  and one. 'from.' New Westminster,  while the Coqu.tlam footh'all '.earn  will defend tiic Palcenho.ni cup against a team from Clayburn and the  North Vancouver cricket -.club will  meet  the   Mission  City  club.  In   the   afternoon   sports   of-     all  kinds   for   old   and   young   will     be  held   on the agricultural grounds for j1  which   good   prizes   will   be   given.  In the evening a grand ball, will  be given in the skating rink, for  which the committee arc making elaborate arrangements and preparations, and this should prove' one  of   the   successes of-the season.  Mr. J. Michie will officiate as  marshal of the parade', while Revs.  Conn, Ewing and " Wcathcrdon have  been asked" to judge the prize winners.     .        . ...  As: in former years no vehicles  will be allowed on the grounds and  the price of admission is- the same  as   formerly ,-      .      . ;  ULLING  on your booj_sfraps  Will no^et^^eryjar..  Buy a set of  * ������.amess  B. J GERNAEY,   Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable-rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  i  CURRIE & McKENZIE  ACHES GROWN AT MISSION  ENTIRE   CONSIGNMENT  ,     * MUST BE UP TP MARK  Every consignment of fruot or veg  elables imported into the province  of British Columbia, whether from  a foreign country or from other pro  vinces or territories of the Dominion, must be absolutely clean of infection in   every package.  This is tlie notice given out by  Thos. Cunningham, provincial inspec  tor of fruit pests. The practice of  culling out all , packages of presumably, clean fruit, and condemning  the visibly infected packages of a  consignment, has been loiuid ineffect  ive and dangerous, and will not be  permitted at any point of entry in  consignment has been found inefl'ect-  <package is found in any shipment,  whether by rali or steamer, the  whole shipment will probably have  been fouiidn.ecessary to protect th:*-  province which has been kept free  of fruit and vegetable pests at enormous cost, from the importation  of the codling moth, peach worm  potato tobcr moth, potato canker,  Colorado-'beetle and other destructive   pests. ' '    ,  The other day an exchange was  picked up and on perusal a very  boastful article was read about the  peaches that .could be raised in a  certain part of the Fraser ^Valley,  long famous for everything in the  agricultural phase of life known to  humanity. Peaches from Chilliwack  started a train of thought that  landed in Tom Stokes bea'utiful little fruit farm, when it was.remcm  bcred that about five years ago. he  had planted a number of peach trees  It was the business of a representative of this paper to see Mr. Tf  Stokes and ' ask how these peach  trees were yielding. Asked, he saih  "Well, some of those five year old  trees yielded me .this year as high  as three crates'of peaches . each while  the Ifowest was" two crates.\ Not  such a wonderful yield but it shows  that peaches can be successfully  grown in this part of the Fraser  Valley amd with profit to the grower." Off 20 trees five years planted  Mr. "Stokes took over 60 crates of  peaches and sold them reglizing in  the   neighborhood of $2 per crate.  Mr. Tunbr-idgc of Cedar Valley is  also successful along this line as is  shown by a look at the board of  trade show case at the C. P. R.  station, where he, has placed a box  for   exhibition.  Others around Mission have been  successful   in   growioig   peaches.  Mr. Stokes believes that with a  proper windbreak and a knowledge  of the requirements of the tree  that Missioji can produce just as big  yields of peaches as any other part  o the Fraser Valley���������even rivalling  the   districts   of   the dry belt.  With successful results im ���������. Chilliwack, Aqbotsford and Mission tnere  is just a possibility that the fruit  industry of the Val.y, is even now  only   in   its infancy.  MATSQUI-SUMAS BOARD  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  -Write the secretary regarding, manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  I    or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  w the district, and industries already established.       J)  %-m : r ^  13 acres about  3-4 of a mile from centre of town,  house barn  and chicken house, about  100 fruit  trees and all kinds of small fruits    At reduced  price.    Good, terms.  1-4 section, situated on Yale'Road, half mile east of. town.  Will .cut and sell in lots of any size wanted from .-five  acres up.    Price reasonable, terms good.  Insurance that Insures  For terms and particulars  cCallum  s  .^^HmImH-H-HH-H*^^  ft  0  ���������  rnmmer r as!   1913 STYLES  iions  *  A choice selection of goods to choose from  Practical Ladies' and Men's  Tailors  ���������j* ������������������-������������������ ,  rt- v r'-ViT1 .i*~*i-.-va*...;,* o^rii).,*.';!.^.'  -il.-s.vii- i*.rJtjLm. * -J--;.a^A-U;'ISrti';jli54.(.lli!=t.,-"'_:-- .' ii.ifHSiiraiiAfv'uiu^nMSSir |-=.-W.^.Vtw.VJ!B/"Jl. :���������s '  HVj-'U\^,j.,.jLUi'.i".i-i'.,lv.4:iQjv.-j.������jJj(i'.jh:,'^ v..,:f:j],;;VY,v.>VijiV-~W.'������v/>.^,t;<'Ur-r^^^ i'i������.Ji'lv������.'..i ���������.��������� iVi,-';'.,,''".y'<<i*,iu'/'i������-'-*i',w,'',i.-iJ,i;jX5  Ttiis   ABBOTSirokb #ost    ^iiboT^oRb, k d.  Ipw  We want just as much of the shoe and rubber trade of this town  as we can get.   We want your trade and your whole family's trade.  We have always sold goods that were worth the money, and  we "intend to keep right on doing it.  Our whole stock has been picked for quality.   For instance,  GRANBY RUBBERS  (WEAR LIKE IRON;  are one of our specialties. Anyone who knows anything about  the rubber business in Canada knows what this brand stands for.  It stands for value, for service, for satisfaction. No competitive  brand has-the same reputation.  Granby Rubbers were made for wear���������to look well becidos���������  but wear, it is on this they'have made their wonderful reputation.  Tlie finest materials, the most skillful workmen, and a factory  pride in the product; that's a combination that's hard to beat.  Try us on any kind of footwear.   We keep only the best.  GEO.C. CLAR  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.      "  :08B������  MMMMragggmrTgCT^MJA^.U.WWMMtm^^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  . .-Strictly--first-class in every, respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, 'liquor and cigars,    .  RATES,  $1.50  TO "$2.00  PER  DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS PROPRIETORS  ���������SB:  ������  Sosfl  A. M. KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork-Sausages,  Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every" Thursday  *  *  $  ���������St  First-class Work Furnished by Experienced  Workmen.      Estimates Furnished.  Wm. ROBERTS  Old Creamery Bid.  Abbotsford, B. C.  Mr. Henry Routley.and Miss Juan  ita Millard of Port Coquitlam were  married in New Westminster on the  lUth  of .August.  Mayor James Mars, of Coquitlam, lias returned from a pleasant  sojourn  on  Vancouver Island.  Kamfoops will contribute a district exhibit to the New Westmins-  ster fall exhibition  this year.  HARRON BROS.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and   chapel   1034 Granville; St., Phouo 3486  North "Vancouver, Ui'liee and  Chapel���������116 2nd St. Phone 131.  FRASER VALLEY . NEWS  ITEMS.'  Government analyst, in   h,s  report    . ,        New   Westminster   is  better  light-  to   the   medical health officii- at Chil , ea lha,, any, Eastern city of   its size  so says Aid. Lynch, who has just  returned- from a tr'Ijp to the< east  The grounds are being terraced in  front of the Mental Hospital at  Essondale.  liwacK states that the., city water is  pure.  Harry Musscll, a weil-known Indian of, Chilliwack was,killed,by ';.a  tram   in  New  Westminster.  r  |H#M������^W|w|l.fN(MB.|He.ftl  ������������.������������������.*������������������o������*.*������a.<t"t><H3  at the  By MARY ROBERTS  Copyright.  1910.  by  rill Co.  Bobbi'Metw  lug bad threatened to mil nimseir mart  tbnu ouee���������ask young'Wardrop. lie  was sick and despondent; be left bin  homo without a word, which points  .Rtrongly to emotional insanity. Ho  could have gone to any one of a half  dozen large clubs here or ut the cnpl  ral. Instead, tie goes to a little third  rate political club, where,'presumably,  he does bis own cooking and hides, In  0 dingy room. Is that sane? Murder:  It was suicide, and that puppy War  drop knows it well enough.  "1 have seen the police," he went on  -They agree with me that It was eu!  elde, and the party newspapers will  Klrnlghten it out tomorrows Tbe Times  Post, which Is Democratic, of course..  1 cuu uot bundle."       )  ���������.���������Suicide.'"  1 said Anally. , "With do  weapon, no powder marks and with a  half.1 finished letter at his elbow."  -He brushed my Interruption aside.  "Mr.   Fleming   had   been���������careless.' .  be said. " ;'! ran tell you In confidence  tnat some of the state funds had been  deposited In the Borough bank of Man  Chester, and-the Borougb bank closed  its doors nt 10 o'clock today.  "I arrived here last nlgbt. aud I  searched the city for Mr. Fleming  This morning I beard the news. I  have just come from the bouse; lib-  daughter referred me to you. Aftei  nil. what I want is a small matter  Borne papers-situ e documents-arc  missing and uo doubt are among Mr  Fleming s private effects.   1 would like  to go through his papers ana leave tonight for the capital."  "1 have hardly the authority," I'replied,-doubtfully. "Miss, Fleming, I  suppose! "would have no objection. His  private secretary. Wardrop, would'be  She one to 'superintend such a search."  . "Can you find Wardrop���������at once?"  Something In his eagerness put me  en my guard. .  "1 will make'an attempt," I said.  ."Let me have tbe name of your hotel,  nnd I will telephone you-if It can be  arranged for tonight"  Oddly enough, I could not' locate  Wardrop. 1 got the Maitland bouse  oy teiepuoue, to learn tnai he had iert  there about 3 o'clock and had not come  back.  1 went to the Fleming house for dinner. . Edith still was there, and we  tried to cheer Margery, a sad little fig-  are in her black clothes. After the  meal I called Ligbtfoot at his hotel and  told him that I could not find Wardrop,  that there were no papers at the house  and that the office safe would have to  wait until Wardrop was fou^d to open  it. He was disappointed and furious.  From that minute in the struggle that  was coming, like Fred, I was "fbr-  uinst" the government.  It was arranged tbat, Edith should  take Margery home with her for the  night. 1 thought It."a good Idea. The  very-sight of Edith tucking in her babies and sitting down beside the library lamp to embroider me a scarfpin  holder would bring Margery back to.  normal again. Edith is the sanest woman I know. 1 recognized it at the  dinner table, where she had the little  girl across from her' planning her  mourning hats before the dinner was  half finished.  When we rose at last Margery looked  toward the music room, where the  dead man lay lu state. But Edith took  her by the arm and pushed her toward  the stairs. ,.'���������     -  "Get your hat on right away while  Jack culls u cab." she directed. "I  must get home or Fred will keep the  boys up until 9 o'clock. He is absolutely without principle."  CHAPTER X.  A Night In the Fleming Home.  HEN Margery came down  there was a little red spot  burning In each pale cheek,  and she ran down the stairs  like a scared child. At the bottom she  Clutched the newel post and looked  behind fearfully.  "What's the matter?" Edith demanded, glancing uneasily over her shoulder.   .....'  "Some oiio nhs been upstairs." Margery panted. "Somebody has bceti  staying in the bouse while we were  away."    -  At the door of a small room nest to  what bad been Allan Fleming's bedroom we paused. It, was filled with  feminine^knickknacks and mahogany  lounglug chairs. Wherever possible a  pale brocade had beeD used, on the  empire couch: In panels In the wall,  covering cushions on the window seat.  It was evidently. Margery's private  sitting room.  - The linen cover that had been  thrown over the divan was folded  back, and a, pillow from the window  seat bore the Imprint of a head Margery had been right. Some oue had  used the room while the house was'  closed.  "Might It not have been your fn  ther?" Edith asked when we stood  again at the foot of the stairs.  "1 don't think so." Margery said  wonly.  I put tbem In a cab and saw them  start away. Then I went back biro  the bouse, ns 1 ,hnd arranged to, sleep  there and generally to look after  things. Whatever scruples 1 had had  about taking charge of Margery Flem  Ing and her affairs bnd faded with  Wardrop's defection and the new  mystery of the blue boudoir.-  The, lower floor of the house wns  full of people that night. local and,  state politicians, newspaper men anrl  the usual crowd of the morbidly curious. Whatever panoply the death  scene had lacked. Allan Fleming was  lying In state now.  At midnight things grew quiet. I  found Bella in the basement kitchen  -with all the,lights burning full! nnd I  stood at. the foot of the stairs wlill-.-  she seooled lo bed like a "sen red rabbit  She wus a strange creature., Bella -not"  so stupid us she looked,,but sulleu. mo  ruse-"smouldering" ..about expresses  It.  A guestroom In the third story bad  hoen assigned to me. .. The telephone  hell rum? Just alter I got Into bed.  ������������������This is tbeTimes-Post is Mr War  drop there?"  "No.*1  , "Who.!* tula?"  "This is John Knox."  ���������The-attorney?"  "Yes"  "Mr. Knox, are you willing to, put  yourself on record that Mr. Fleming  commltted' suicide?"'  "I am not going to put myself on record at nltr"   '  ���������Tonight's. Star'says you call -It sui-  .ride nnd that you.found him with the  revolver In hb hsiud."  "The Star lies!" I retorted, and the  man nt the other end chuckled.  "Many-thanks." be said and rang-off  I went bade to/bod.-Irritated that I  had I if-1 rayed myself. Loss of sleep  ���������foi two nights, however, bad told on  ine In a short time I was sound  asleep.  ���������I wm ken pel with difficulty. The wind  v.-n<* blowiije nurd, aud a shutter was  banning ������oiopt\ \h>vp below." I lookpd  down inlo u.;h well-like "pace beneath  inc. II mis oin' of those iipparenrh  chance tiiiivi'mi'tits that bine vital con  ���������pipit-:!''!'*  Jll'll'W    Mlf   Oil   III?   Wflll   HIT'l-if.-    whs   ���������  rectangle "I  \ i>l:������i'rt  sliilil, i-i-Tl-'i*1������*il tron  thv   rilirnrv    window   \H   the   I'l^nini  Home.    There  was  gome one  in  the  house.  My first thought was burglars. My  Becond ' Lightfoct. Luckily 1 bad  brought my revolver with me frotr  Fred's that day. and It whs undei my  pillow. To get it. put out the light  und open the (loot quietly took only a  minute. I; was-'In pajamas, barefoot .  "as on another almost similar orrusiol*  but I was better armed than before.  I r'nn Into a heap of folding ehalra  that bad been left by the undertaker.  The light was nut In an Instant, and  with concealment at an end. I broke  for the doin and threw It open, standing there with my revolver leveled  We the man In the room and 1-were  both In absolute darkness.  "Who Is' here7" I demanded  Only silence, except that I seemed to  hear rapid breathing.  "Speak up ������>t I'll shoot!" I said, uot  without an ugl.v fooling that he might  be- even probably was- taking cureful  aim by my voice I reached cautious-  |y to'W loft aiid found the electric  switch and turned It. The ro-.m was  empty, but it; portiere in a doorway at  my right was -.shaking..'.  I leaped for the curtain and d'a?god  It aside, to have a door Just close. In  my face When I had jerked it open I  found myself in a short 'hall, and there  were footsteps to my left. .-The' footsteps "seemed only beyond my reach,  and at theothei side of the room the  swinging don't'' inlo the pantry wus,  swaying when I caught,it.;  I made a misstep in the pantry and  brought up against a blank wall. It  seemed to me I heard the sound ���������-f * '  running, up.steijs, jnicl'whi-ii 1 .'  door anastTttfrew It open',  in. '       -  The next moment the solid earth slipped from under my feet, I threw, out  my hand and It met a cold -wall,  Bmooth as,glass. Then I fell���������fell an  incalculable distance, and the blackness of the night came over me and  smothered me.  When I came to I was lying in darkness, and the stillness was absolute. I  managed to make out that my prison  was probably the dumbwaiter shaft  to the basement kitchen. I had landed on top of the slide, and I seemed to  be tied in a, knot. ' The revolver was  under me, and if it had exploded during tbe fall 1t bad done no damage.  1 had fallen feet first, evidently, and  then crumpled up unconscious, for one  of my ankles was throbbing. It was  some time before I could stand erect,  and even by reaching l could not touch'  the doorway above me.' It must hav������  taken five minutes for my confused  senses to remember, the wire cable and  to tug at It. I was 3 heavy load for the  slide, accustomed to nothing weightier  than political dinners, but with much  creaking ,1 got myself at last to��������� the  floor above and stepped out, still into  darkness, but free.  I held the revolver, and I lighted the  whole lower floor. But T found nothing in the dining room .or the pantry.  .Everything was locked and In good  order. A small alcove off tbe library  came next; It was undisturbed, but a  tabouret lay. on Its side and a half -  dozen books had been taken from-a ,  low bookcase and lay heaped on a  chair.   In the library, however, every-  i  "Speak up or I'M shoot 1" I said.     j  i  thing was confusion. Desk drawers  stood open, one of the linen shades had  been pulled partly off its roller, a chair  had been drawn up to the long mahogany table lu the center of the room,  with tii- electric dome overhead, and  everywhere, on chairs, over the floor,  heuped In stacks on the table, were  papers.  After searching the lower floor and  finding everything securely locked, I  went upstairs, convinced tbe Intruder  was stilt in the house. 1 made a systematic search ot every room, looking  into closets and under beds. 1 gave  up at last. and. going down to the library, made myself as comfortable as  1 could and waited for morning.  I heard Bella coming down the stairs^  after 7 some time; she came slowly,  with flagging footsteps as If the slightest sound would send her scurrying to  the upper regions again. A little later  1 heard her rattling the range In the  basement kitchen, and I went upstairs  and dressed.  I was too tired to have a theory  about the night visitor. I was impressed with only one thing-that tbe enemy or enemies of the late Allan Fleming evidently carried their, antagonist  beyond the gra re. i  I hnd my ankle strapped with adbe-i  site that morning by my doctor, and:  It gave me no more trouble. J3ufc I,  caught him looking curiously at ths,  blue bruise on my forehead where i  .Wardrop hnd struck me with thech&ifli  end at my nose, no longer swollen, but}  mustard yellow at the bridge.  Margery and Edith came to tbe bouts������  for about an hour and went back to  Fred'n ugaln. A cousin of the dead  man, an elderly buehelor named Parker,, appeared and ������l((nltled hi?, willlng-  (Continued Next Week) THE ABBOTSFORD POS'l   ABBOTSFORD, B. C\  M������H������<1.V. -i-ci ...'  <;'������*'  r> .-���������  ,A Portland minister was released  on suspended sentence after having-  been ' convicted of accosting wom'en  on the street, because ho pleaded lie  was simply "investigating" That's  what they all   say.  Tin: swing span of the Pitt river  bridge which the government recent  iy iiicliased for traffic and railway  bridge across the Pitt river has  been  removed to  its new   location.  The assizes for the trial, of civil  cases wil,_, l/e lield in New Was tm ins  tor on Sept.'2, the criminal assizes  will be held   in October.  oik;   of   the  applicants.  9, The. lenglh and breadth or area of the right-of-way required over  Dominion or Provincial- Crown land  wnich will be affected by tlie said  works, so far as known, is part of  Vale Road and streets of Abbotsford Townsilc.  10, The length and breadth or area  of the right-of-way required over,  private lands not owned by the applicant which will be. affected 'by the  said works, so far as known, is a-  hout f)()0 feet   long'by,.'I  feet wide.,  11, This notice was" publisn-  ed in the, Abbotsford Post, published  at Abbotsford,  H.  C, August Ifi.MS.  \2.   The  address  to    which  notices  to ���������l!ie    app,icaut may  be mailed  is  P.. 0. Box 82, Abbotsford, B.'C.  HANNAH h'RASKU1,  , WILLIAM ROBERTS,  Applicants.  NOTICE  TO' CONTRACTORS  Poplar School  Sealed' Tenders, superscribed "Tender for Poplar School," will be   received   by the Honourable the. Minister of Public Works up  to noon     of  Tuesday, the 2nd day of .September,,  1913, for   the erection and completion  of   a   large one-roomed  school  house  at Poplar, in the Matsqui Municipal-  Plans,  specifications,  contract,  and  forms of. tender may be seen on and  the   15th   day  of   August,   1913,   at  the   office   of   Mr.   S.   A.    Fletcher,  Government agent,  New Westminster  Mr.Wm. Merryfieldld, Secretary, Mats  qui School Board, Mount Lehman, B.'  C.    and   the     Department of Public  Works, Victoria, B. C.  By applying to the undersigned, in  tending tenderers can have one copy  of plans and .specifications for the  sum of $10 ten dollars, which- v. ill  be refunded on return of plans and  specifications in good-order.  Each proposal must, be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque or  certificate of deposit on a chartered  bank of Canada, made payable to  the Honourable the Minister of Pub-  ,ic Worts for a sum equal to 10  per cent of the lender which shall be  forfeited if the party tendering fail  to enter in,to contract when called up  on to do so, or if he fail to complete   the   work  contracted for.  The  -3T3S*  3ST  NOTICE  TO  CONTRACTORS-  ���������   Aldergrove   School  Sealed   Tenders,   superscribed "Ten  der for Aldergrove school,", will be received by t he Honourable the Minister  of Public Works up to noon of Monday  'J. The water is to be diverted  from tlie spring on the north side  of the Victoria Vancouver .& Eastern  Ry .& Nav. Co.'s right of way. about  338 feet east from Victoria Vancouver and Eastern Ry- & Navigation  Company's crossing over Oscar St.  !3. The purpose for which the  water will be uso"d is Domestic and  household   purposes.  0. The land on which the water,  is to be used is described as fol-  ows:- Lots .14., .15 and 1(1, Block 50  Lots 7 and S, Block '10, also Lots  18, 19, 20, 21, 15' and 15a, Block  '10, all said lots within tlie town  of   Abbotsford.,  7. The quantity- of water 'applied for . is as follows: One thousand  gallons   per   day.,  S.   The   quantity   '.of water \ to be  stored   is five hundred gallons.   -  9.     The reservoir    is   located over  i r '  spring located at a point 00 feet  northeasterly at right angles from  centre line of'main track of Victoria  Vancouver & Eastern Ry & Nav. ,Co.  as measured -from a point in' the  said centre line 170 feet S. I?, from  its intersection w'ith South line of  Laurel    Street.  .10. This notice was posted on the'  ground on the fifteenth day of August   1913.  .11. A copy of this notice and an  application pursuant thereto and to  the requirejnieints of tlie "Walcr  Act" will be filed in tlie office of  the   Water   Recorder   at   New  West-  the   Jst day of     September, 1913   for  erection and completion of a two-room'minster,   B.' C. ���������  school   and    conveniences    to   Alder-      Objections; may   be   filed   with the  grove      School,   in   the    Chilliwack   said   Water   Recorded-,   or ' with the  School   District.  Comptroller   of   Water   Rights,   Par-  Plans specifications, contract, cand liament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.  forms of tender may be seen .on and T. A. Swift; . Joseph Sanderson-  after' the 4th day of August, .1913, Edward Ruthig; James Murphy;  at the office of R. A. Payne, sec James . McRlroy; Bernard McElroy;  rotary, ��������� school board, A.dergrove; Mr. ' Robert J. Shor.treed. '  Applicants:' '  S. A. Fletcher^ Government Agent at  New West minster; or the Department  of Public Works, Victoria, B. C.  Intending tenderers can obtain a  copy of' plans and specifications for  the sum of ten dollars ($10) by applying to the undersigned,which \vi;l  be returned on receipt of same in  good order.  Each proposal must bo accompanied by an accepted bank cheque or  certificate of deposit on a chartered  bank of Canada, made payable to the  By   THOMAS   A.   .SWIFT,   Agent.  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc- C. E.)  i Engineers  cheques   or   certificate of deposit    of  Honourable   the  Minister    of  Public  unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the execution of  the   contract.  Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms' supplied signed with the actual signatures of the tenderers, and enclosed,  i������   the   envelopes  furnished.  The lowest or any .tender not necessarily   accepted.  J. E. GRIFFITH,  Public Works   Engineer.  Department of Public Works,  Victoria,. B. C, August 13, 1913  WATER NOTICE  \\i TER      NOTICE  Application for a licence to take  and use water will be made under  the "Water Act" of British Columbia, as, follows:  1. The   name and  residence of the  applicants    is    Hannah-' Fraser   and  William   Roberts, of   Abbotsford.  B.      .     ,.    ,���������       r -��������� .     ,  ,  ' Application   for   a   licence to  take  '     _, ��������� and use. and to store or pen back wa-  2. The stream    flows from a   ^ wiU ,)c mad(j   undcr   Uio IIWatur  spring  situated on   Lot  4,      plan  of   ^ Qf BriUsh Cohltn!)iH as folImvs:  subdivision of   part   of S. E. *, Sec.      L   T,)0 0,   th licanli  is  22   Tp 10, N. W. I).     owned by Han- |T     A     Swif(.       j        h     San(lci,sou;  nah   Fraser and flows   in a sotherly ; Edu..ud   RuUl, Jamcs   M     ,  direction   and   empties  into  a ��������� larger j Jam(JS   Mc.Elroy. - i.k.,-nard ' McElroy;  and   R.   J.   Shortreed.  Works for a sum equal to ten percent of the tender, which shall be forfeited .If the party tendering decline  to enter into contract when called  upon to do so, or if he fail to complete "the Uork contracted ior. The  cheques 00 certificates of deposit of  unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them, upon the execution of the  contract.  Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,  signed with the actual signature of  the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes   furnished.  The lowest or any tend?r not necessarily accepted.  J. E. GRIFFITH,  Public Works Engineer.  Department of Public Works,  Victoria, B. C, August 1st, 1913.  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office, next P. O. R O.Box I I  SCREEN DOORS  a  Interioi: Finish and Cabinet  Work. Our work guaranteed and prices on tbe  rigot sicl9.  Jag. Hutchison  Opp. Postoflicc.  creek near Sumas Prairie.  3. The quantity of water applied  for is as follows: 30,000 gallons per  day.  4. The point oi diversion is on  the   above'described Lot 4.  5. It is a 10,000 gallon tank  with   50   foot dam".  0. The purpose for which the water will be used is for Domestic pur-  pi--.se.1-  7. The water is to he usedin Ab  botsford   Townsite.  8. The description is that described above,  owned by Hannah Fraser,-  2. The   address   of   the.   applicant  is   Ab'hotsford,   B.   C.  3. The   name   of   the   stream      is  a   running   spring.  The stream has its source in  right-of-way of Victoria Vancouver  & Eastern Ry & Navigation Co. flow  ing in a north-easterly direction, and  empties into the^ground on north side  of right-of-way about -three hundred  and thirty eight feet east from  crossing of above mentioned railway and Oscar .Street, Abbotsford,  Townsite.  atsqui   Hotel  MISSION. CITY,'B.C.  M. MacDonakl.   ������1. Watson, Mgr.  EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 502, 75c and $1.00  per day  First Class Grill and Bar in Connection.   Free Sample Room.  The leading Commercial  House  of the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  Don't these sweltering days make you think of  an,ice cold drink, a heaping dish of ice cream,  or a juicy, ice cream soda?   They do���������and*  , We have it here.  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  If you want the best in  House Painting Paper Hanging  Kalsoming and' Graining  and Carriage Painting  go to  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  W. Davey, Manager  Workshop ih rear of S. Kravoski'a  ' Blacksmith Shop.  SWIFTS'  FERTILIZER  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  Pastor���������Rev. J. L.   Campbell,  I}.  A., B. D.     . ���������  Services���������Sunday  school  10   a.m.  Public Warship 11 ,a. m.  TeacKcr training class 3 p.m.  Public W'otrsfhip 7.30 p. m.  Choiir Practice, Friday .8 p. m.  Meeting  far Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m.  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. m.  Public Worship 3.30 p. m.  COME to Mission City on Labor Day,  Abbotsford Feed Store  J. H. JONES  1  Builder and Contractor  Estimates. Given Free  Phone Connection        Mission City  City Blacksmith Shop and Carriage Building  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making  and   Repairing,   Carriage  building   and   Expert   Carriage Painting  IT*9  Lave  We will use you right.  ectric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  ctric Pow  -For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Tiruiraage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work  at  practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be eiven to all aDDlic.dtions for service from our lines.  Detailed information concerning service will be furnished on application to  the offices of the Light and Power Dept. located at  Vancouver Abbotsford New Westminster  B. C. Electric blk. t  B. C. Electric blk.  ���������Si  iritish Columbia Electric Railway itc  w  v.6*fcfflG  ; {mM  1 -fiSsSi

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