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 rx ��������� ->^   -   /^  4  <S  i*  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  mTzrrrr.  "MJl���������.*,-.-     ^'-  \r  VrOL. XVI., No, 17.  \BBOTSFORD, 13, C.   FRIDAY,,  AUG. 30,    1918  ^ffgatoS       $1.00 per Year  CORRESPONDENCE  Westminster. Market  Meats in the Fraser Valley market  on Friday morning last were not  shown so freely as was expected. This  was particularly noticeable in the  pork line and consequently pork rose  to 2 5 1-2 0 and in some cases 2 60  though the latter, price was not paid  by the packing -houses." -.      ��������� ..   :  'Veal was shown both in offerings  and in sales, lowering slightly -in the  medium quality but remaining the  same as last week for the choice  stuff.  The poultry market was uncertain, prices fluctuating considerably  some quotations for heavy hens running as high as 2S0 and 290, but  the average aud most general prices  ran from 200 to 27 1-20 per lb for  the heavy birds. Light hens remaining about the same as last week although in a few instances as high as  250 was paid. Springs and broilers  varied and the price depended upon  the plumpness of the bird, 250 to 280  being a medium average, though as  high as 320 was paid in some instances.  Eggs in the wholesale ring opened at 580 per dozen and closed at  CO0. There were some deals put  through for 010 per dozen, but the  dealers in the majority of cases refused to go higher than 60 0 per  dozen in wholesale lots. Sixty-live  cents per dozen was the retail price  throughout the market.  Apples of the earlier variety were  on the market in good quantities,  Red Astrachan and Yellow Transparent being prominent, prices ranging  from $1.00 per box wholesale up to  $1.5 0.  Plums also came in heavily and ^  were selling in crates at wholesale ;  prices .from 7 00 up and at retail;  prices from 2 50 per basket to 900 ;  and   $.1.00   by  the crate.    . . j  Tame blackberries, peaches, pears ;  and greengages were also on sale \  but not in very large quantities. j  'The vegetable section-and. garden j  truck'stalis were loaded down with j  all the ���������'different varieties of table \  vegetables, soiling in small quanti- j  ties at the usual 10. 16 and 250'  bundles.  There did not seem to be s^ great  a run on the fish stalis 'Jus week  as usual, but still bor.h the ->rdhiary  pi ices, stand, and the cheaper ilsb  stall  did a very good  business  Heavy hordes in the auction ring  soM from $100 for single animals  up to $300 for a heavy team 'Milch  cows sold from $85 up to $175 and  though the bidding was not brisk  as is sometimes the case a number  of sundry articles and farm stock  were disposed of.  The potato market was not greatly  changed from last week, but owing  to the fact that the farmers are not  digging their crop yet th3 price.,in  small quantities, by the sack, rose  to $1.75 and $2.00.  'Young   pigs   were   seen   in   good  FROM THE FRONT  to a  from  Pte. Alfred Roy Solloway was officially reported admitted to the first  Australian General Hospital, Rouen,  Aug. 19, gunshot wound shoulder  and hip, was the' telegram received  this week by Mrs..Solloway.. We all  hope that Roy will rapidly recover.  Pte. Harry Routhier is reported as  wounded.  Word was received this    morning  that Fred Gibbard had been wounded  in the leg and arm on the 20th, the.  day after  Roy Solloway.  Robert Thorpe writes from a  town in Ontario that he had just returned from a ton mile march and is  in the best' of health, but says "give  me sunset B.  C.  for mine."  Forbes  Stuart has been sent  hospital in France    suffering  heart   disease  Acting-Sergeant "Dud" Bryant  in writing home to Mission City  soys: "I completed my training on  June 2-lth and have been taking  things more or less very easy. All  week 1 have been out with the company every afternoon on a short  route march four or five miles out  in the country, then going through  field and battle manoeuvres. I have  been acting Sergeant in charge of a  scoutiug platoon of ten men every  afternoon. * * There are only  two things I miss this year, that is  the strawberries and the mosquitoes  T now weigh 150 pounds instead of  18 5. Cliff Morrison has gone into  the 72nd Seaforth Highlanders and  wearing the kilts; Bob Johnson is  going into the 2 9th Battalion; Percy  Hughes is in the hospital with the  mumps; Glen Cox of Dewdney is up  in Scotland on his landing leave;  Henry Edwards of Hatzic is down at  the Canadians Military Hospital at  Lyminge, Kent; Lieut Charlie Bray  is takig a special officers" courjse at  one of the large training centres. I  was put on draft this morning and  will be leaving for France in a  days. Frank Spencer and the  15arr.boys are over in France at  base.I saw a letter from one of!  Barr boys���������he likes it fine;  Jones is a corporal hero at the Segregation Hospital in the Army Medical  Corps."  (From tlio Fraspi- Valley Record)  Feo Takes a Fling at Harry  Editor,   Fraser  Valley Record,  I  have followed the conlroversary  lotweon  "Darry"  and   "M.  C".   wil.ii  interest  and   some  luiuiuumeul.  and  while 1 hold no briof for M. C. 1 do  not think everyone reading "Barry '  letLors know him as well as J do,and  may take hi in seriously and in doing  so, do a very great injustice to M. C.  and his work.     I know Barry pretty  well and like the chap, but we very  soon sized ���������him  up  for  what an old  une slang designated   '"A Cheerful'' I  and wo do not tako him very serious- I  ly.     But many of your readers may. j  M.   C.   may  make  mistakes  and  be;  wrong at times, but he is doing very '  good   work,  is always on  tho job.  1  have personal .knowledge of several  times  when by phoning, and calling  on various jobbers here, he has stead  ied  the  market and so saved  B.  C.  growers from considerable loss. This  requires  tact  and' ability.       Calling  boneheads etc., is    not'    convincing  argument and will not. make for progress.    If we-are to believe Barry's  tales of the many things he has done,  we would conclude he is often looking for a job and it is just possible  Pioneer Dies  ��������� David Guun, aged 01, a resident, ui  tho Fraser Valley for thirty-eight  yeurs, died on Friday last at Now  Westminster. He was born in Scotland and upon coming out to this  country lived in New Westminster  for twelve,.years, where he-was engaged in the grocery business with  the firm of Parnell & Gunn.  lie then moved to Boundary  to  the  Alexander ranch    and  made  his' home  at  Silverdale,  Mission City, where he has been  PERSONALS  Bay  later  near  liv  ing for the past few years. He is  survived by his wife, three daughters and five sons. These are: Mrs.  Margaret Fltckinger, Seattle; Janet  and Bessie Gunn, at the family home  al'Silverdale; Robert, Boundary Bay  David, on overseas service; Peter  and George, living near Edmonton,  and William, with the heavy artillery in France.  A brother, Peter  Saskatchewan.      The  place on Monday last.  Gunn,    lives    in  funeral    took  Ty Cobb says that he does not believe people want to see healthy  young men playing baseball when  their sons and brothers are fighting  in   France.  few  two  the  the  Ted  Only about one ounce of jam per  week is available to the civil popul-i  ation of Great Britain at the present I  time. Canadian housewives should ���������  make all the jam they possibly can I  to facilitate conservation of butter!  which will.be the more needed over- j  seas because of the jam shortage  over there.  Is there a possibility of saving su- >  gar in your home? j  quantities, ��������� and   the   vendors  appar-j  er.tly had very little 'trouble in r'.is-  ppsing   of   them   at   prices   ranging (  from $6 up to $10, according to age j  and quality of the pig. 1  that he would like to ride on a government pass.    That your M. C. has  made pants and vests is nothing to  his discredit.    It is necessary in this  climate that somebody make    them.  The writer followed a plow for many  a day and for years wore the callouses made by..pitch.������-;rks..and manure  forks, but I do not think'it detracts  in' the least from my efficiency in my  present business.    It is    my    experience that the man  who  works the  hardest and accomplishes the    most,  says the least and The Load  Noise  who claims the    credit:    but    Avhcn  placed in the position hir? load Noise  gets   him,  the  lack   of  ability   soon  makes   of   him   only   an   unpleasant  memory.    I haven't always    agreed  with  your  M.   C.   nor  all  his  statements' the bulletin contains, nor do  I agree with Barry that solving transportation will solve    all    differences  between buyer and seller. Those differences  will  be  solved  when   "Tho  lion and lamb lie down together". It  is the buyers business to buy as low  as he can, the seller's to sell as high.  Buyers often get together and make  a  buying price;   sellers can make a  selling price, providing    their    produce does not spoil in the meantime.  Just think back to last spring    and  rhubarb.    Transportation    had nothing to ,do with what    the    brokers  -wanted to pay.       They    wanted    to  buy low and so insure their jobbers a  good  margin.       Perfectly legitimate  business.    But where does the seller  come   in   if  he   is   obliged   to   take  whatever the buyers offer him?      In-  some matters 1 am going to-disagreo  with M. C. then Barry.    When your  M.  C.  3ays "Berries  were  the  same  when picked and packed," 1 disagree  We have noted a difference between  0:30 arrival in our warehouse    and  ten on any that were  left then. Wo  have noted  a  big difference on  any  sent out and refused by the retailer  and we havo noted a  difference between  No.  4  and  the  next  morning.  We have noted .a big difference i������ ���������������  few hours of those exposed to  liglit  like display  in  a  retailer's  window.  Again   I  disagree   in   a   degree   with  his severe asr.ailnio.nl. of the express  company for  rough . handling.   Some  rough handling to be sure,    but    it  must  bo  taken     into     consideration  that they have  very  little  time    to  make transfers, that good    help    is  hard to get and if thoy    waited    at  Cfilgay, for instance, for very careful  handling,  trains would  reach  points  in  Saskatchewan  very   late and  we,  as well as the travelling public would  put up a  howl;   we  for  loss caused  by delay in transit. It is an easy matter to lay it all on transportation. Tt  is like the old days of high prices in  the west.    Lay it on the freight we  have to pay.    I  remember my first  trip west when man put up a howl  at being charged ten cents for what  was two for five cent box of matches,  "Look at the freight we    have    to  pay"    In my opinion transportation  from  every point  of  view,  is  doing  very well and as effectively as can  be expected.      Better    transporation  you will get just when you get together in good will and  hearty cooperation  and  help  transportation.  Let me give you a few lines to think  ���������long. Your berries will arrive in tho  markets   in- good   condition   just   as  soon as you all. take the proper care  iii pickingand packing~ariu'properly'  load in cars.    There-is    no    reason  you all cannot load in the same car  no matter who you wish sent-to. You  can have a ventilator or refrigerator  placed; load it properly spaced    and'  braced.  Calgary and distibution, for  instance,   loaded  so  Calgary  can  be  taken out and distribution go on or  jvica versa, and each jobber cr other  consigness get just what is in the car  marked  to  him.    This is  no  theory  1 have seen it done years ago all up  the Atlantic   coast.    I  am  sure  the  express    company    would    welcome  such a plan.    Space will not permit  my going much into details but just  a little information on the markets.  No jobber has much advantage over  another.    One can  get as    good'   a  price as another, not much better. A  retailer will phone the houses he is  dealing  witht  and  get  each's   price  on the aticles he wants  to buy and  buy of each whatever it is the lowest on.    That he would pay us fifty  cents more than some one else, is rot  He don't do business that way; and  country  trade is  reached  about  the  same way.    Long    distance    phone,  letters and telegrams.    Care and ef-  j f iciency in handling are the only real  differences. Just for instance during  'the berry,season we devote ourselves  [mainly to that line we are the first  I to get our berries away from the cx-  !press office;  the first to get them r.o  | the trade: "We are not held up waiting  j for bananas,  oranges etc.,  either in  ���������getting away from the warehouse or  I in delivering, nor do we ever have a  I car  of   American   berries   to  sell  al  j top while jobbing off B. C. so as not  Mr.-Jock McLean has been a visitor',to Abbotsford.  Mr; Steele, on theMMcCallum road  cut his foot badly in the woods this  week.  Miss Thelma Nelson left on Thursday for IVIerritt' where he. has accepted a school. She was expected  to take the Clayburn school but owing to the salay not being high enough for principal she resigned. The  men who had the say about the sai..  ary had their own salary raised.  Mrs. Louis Dellsalle, of Vancouver and a friend Miss Carson from  Glover, visited some of Mrs. Dell-  salle's friends in Abbotsford. this  week.  Miss Simlett was expected to take  her.,school again this year, but has  accepted a school in Burnaby where  she will be near her sister.  Mrs. Martin and George were visitors to Vancouver last week, also  Mrs.  Arthur Taylor and  boys.  Mrs. .1-1 B. Hill has two of her  sisters from" the east staying with her  at present.  Mr. Weaver from Collingwood is  spending a.few days with friends in  Abbotsford.  The Abbotsford Sunday School i3  to hold their annual picnic this year  at ���������Bellrose on Manday, Labor Day,  leaving on the 11 o'clock car.  Mrs. Swift gave a party last Thursday night in honor of her aunt and  sisters, the Misses Lamb, who left,  on Saturday for their home in Montreal.  Mr. Harry Thompson and family  ���������and Mr. McLean and family of West  Vancouver were the guests of the  McMenemy's this week.  .Mr. George Hart of the C. P. II.  depot  is  on   a  two -weeks' vacation  and  is in Seattle at present.    After ���������  his  return  to duty he  is to  have  a  croft.  The Ladies Aid at Huntingdon  have been without a president since  Mrs. Munro resigned when leaving  for Alberta. At the meeting at  Mrs. R. G. Laxton's home, Mrs. Fraser at the Manse received the .unanimous appointment.  Miss Emma Trethewey has accepted a school in Edmonton and intends trying teaching again.  Fred Parton had his finger broken  a few days ago and he Is having a  rest?  Misses Mable and Thelma Nelson  spent  Saturday  in   Bellingham.  Abbotsford wast he scene of gaiety when Mr. and Mrs. Boyd entertained the "White Ribboners" who  are the youngest branch of the W.  C. T. U. A score or so of these children scampered among the trees  and flowers until tired and then  were refreshed with cake tea and  Ice cream. Mrs. Boyd was assisted  by Mrs. Tapp, Huntingdon and Miss  Bell of Matsqui. A number of parents were present and enjoyed  {afternoon as the weather was  feet.    '  the  ner-  rOTATO PRICES  The potato crop of the Fraser Valley will be a good o ne.says the New  to hurt the sale of our own, but any ,  jobber can gel. as good a price as we ,  can and we as good as any one else. ;  It, is a big subject for a short article '  Just let me conclude with, your business is now a big business. It's difficulties will not be solved by calling  boneliead at the other fellow, but by  hearty good will,������������������sympathetic treat-  men I. of the other .fellow's views, by  co-operation on broad lines, sinking  of petty differences. Your -business  is. a big business; you must handle  it as big men. The other fellow is  not a boneliead because he does not  think as you and he is probably just  au honest as you arc. In our many  years of dealing with your people,  \vc have found them calling our attention to ' errors we have made in  their favor just as often as to errors  made in our favor, 1 cannot now recall a single instance of a grower in  your entire district'who has tried" to  take advantage of an error wo have  made in his favor. Good will and  whole hearted co-operation will solve  most of your difficulties.  S. J. FEE.  i Westminster  Columbian.  There  is  no indication that the price will be  high in comparison with the prices  prevailing for other varieties of farm  produce. At tho. present time, the  best price obtainable for any quantity scorns to be about $.3;3 per ton.  While-this, of course is a iiocd deal  h'gb.er than pri:es obtaining a lew  ynars ago, it represents a iuurh  smaller advance than; that made-.in  the B.'ime period by hay ami grain  for instance.  The situation appears to be ti:if.  the crop is ample for local ���������jonsumv.  tio'n and at the .���������..preset. . wom-'P'  there is nothing to indicate that a  particularly large export business  will be done, as uo shortage is report  ed anywhere. That being so, i the  prospects are that only moderate  prices will be commanded by the .0,  C. growers.  In Portage la Prairie the Gtore-s  close at 4 p. m. and by 5 p.m. the  clerks are in the fields working to  get in the harvest and are paid at  the rate of 300 per hour.  'v.s--.  ������-���������..*. W-Tp'r'r&i,  Page  Two  FRASER VALLEY RECORD'  TEE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and,.Proprietor  FRIDAY, AUG. -30,  191S  The directors of,the Vancouver exhibition will have, a surplus lo their  , credit-this yoar. Hut a surplus is  uni (lie only thing lo their credit,  although It is ol" course quite important���������they have to their credit  one of the best exhibitions, if not tho  best, exhibition ever given in (be  province of British Columbia, which  is saying  something.  From tho point of agricultural,  horticultural, dairying, mineral, fiish-  eries' products it would be hard to  surpass; the horses, cattle, goats and  fowl wore of a very high grado; but  little was'wanting along these lines  to make it perfectly representative  of departments of agriculture of the  province.  The sports were good, particularly  tho automobile racing.  The number of people who visited  the fair was record breaking'; and  the weather was something exceptional   for  Vancouver.  About, tbe only part, that could be  eliminated would be some of the  cheap joints for the soiling of soft  drinks and a couple of other questionable chance games. Fun and frolic is what is wanted but anything  that severs" people from their money  without value received .should be put  out, even if they do bring in a few  dollars to  the directors.  The exhibition was a grand success  Vancouver Market  (Coast   Markets   Commissioner)  The movement in fruits ami proline*! has boon as good during th1;  past v;e;;k as conditions would war-  la nf.  A close observation of the demand  the writer about the high''wages paid  i:i the cities and stating that thoy  should receive double ior their produce. Wo wish to jjoiuL out that the  high wages are paid to the day laborer and not to the men and women  who are working as clerk's accountants and etc., or in other words tho  salaried class. As to the double price  For his produce, we believe the producer is entitled to ail of that as his  farm essentials have gone up in price  I ruin 35  to 2;"i0 per cent. '  Wo have mentioned tho above in  onlcr to point.out to the producer  iiuui while he is justly entitled to a  ' [y/oliti.bl'o price the class of consumers who buy tne bulk stuff are cut  Oil Iroiu him through, actual shortage  ol salary.     liosv then is the producer  The Oliver government has made  another patronage appointment in  the placing of Mr. -R. Wark at the  head of the Land Claims department  for the P.G.E. Mr. Wark ma or may  not be a careful man of public affairs  and quite competent but rVir. .Wark's  appointment can be considered as a  patronage appointment by, the premier from the Delta riding, where  the premier first saw the political  light, of day., Mr. Wark is to be  congratulated, and so is the government; Mr. Wark because it undoubtedly is a nice soft job with'fat salary,  and the government because it is  entirely heedless of pre-election promises, to the people.  The Columbian says: "The Fraser  Valley Record while congratulating  Mr. F. C. Wade on his appointment  as agent-general for British Columbia in London, is unable to extend  the same glad word to the provincial government on its decision, if,  remarks that the present B. C. government was elected over the Bowser government partly on the  strength of there being no patronage Howr now will the Oliver administration answer the j)copie when  the government is placed on record  before the people, it asks. The Record thinks that the people will answer. "Fooled once but never again  with that bunch."  'The many friends of R. C. Abbott  throughout   the province are  urging  gentleman  to  become a candid-  for the  position of  deputy  mi:i-  i.ny.  at;  isf'-.-r cf Agriculture. Mr. Abbot; ���������.<���������:  market commissioner. Ik;:s ':. -..��������� -.;  ope of the best known authorities on  matters pertaining to agriculture in  the northwest and would'make an  exceptionally able deputy minister  under the Hon. Mr. Barrow. Air.  Abbott in perhaps tho best iiifonu-'cl  v.:i i  oh-."  g;'  i.-;i  me  iv. tin! [jr..vii  ���������-icter ol rvoi'U  wn suc-'cs-jl'uii:  ion-*. !!'��������� !s an  ������:h! ha:; Li:;: i.v;::  s.���������Merrill  ;:; i  in  ri.-.nc-  Hornhl.  ;.y     ];.  r.ev^r.ii  ;'i-ii'i''-i.'i '.t i -  of tho f.tr  io  The Herald is one of the b >s!. informed Liberal papers in province  and (here may be something lo the  rumour.  a  Tho newspaper man is blamed for  whole lot of things bo can't help,  such as using partiality in mentioning visitors, giving news about some  folks and leaving others out, etc.  Different with the editor, of this  paper ho prints all he knows and  then some that, he don't know, to...fill-  up the columns. Tell us about your  uncles, aunts, cousins and your  sweethearts, also you lady friends. It  is news that makes the ink spread  good, and fi you want to-see a name  in  print  tell   it  to  the  editor.  Prior to (he war Canada, had  barely enough beef to satisfy the  home demands, but by conservation  enoRgh is exported to feed an army  of 5 00,000 soldiers at the front.  for. farm products, more epecially  fruits lor canning, brings home to I /;oiug'io save himself on perishables'.'  one lilt- great possibility there is for ��������� 'j im solution is, place your purish-  lluso I mils'l (j be hold too (ligli in-'abios on the market at a reasonable  P-'m'!.' ,ii ;Ik> lx ginning ol tho car-load ' piuiit to yourself and move your en-  movenii-nts. No doubt (be condit- uro crop wit haul waste. This win  ions ill i lie salaried m< n have a f^reat , put more null, returns in your pocket  deal to do with tlie domain! for canning Iruittf iu the city. From investigations made, we find dial it is possible- lor us to divide pur city consumers   inlo   throe  classes, ��������� viz.,   the  titan holding your first cur so high  thai no ordinary consumer can buy  it thus creating a heavy loss in waste  and'finally selling Ihe balance of  your crop at, "any old price". Fair  wealthy, the day wage worker and profits aud uot waste is what these  (he salaried worker. The first class times demand, so do your bit by  will buy li'iiit fur canning purpose.-! pushing* along the good work of ru-  overy year no matter al. \>!iat price. ;-al organization,so we may get proll is trade is. however, small when c per distribution of our food stuffs on  cou'dered in bulk and makes lit lie j markets and thus benefit the prodtic-  dilt'erence  on   our   total  Did you ever notice how ��������� some people shout into the  telephone? They think because the party they are talking  to is some'distance away, VLat the tone of voice must be  loud. They forget that a conversational tone is all that is  needed.  It is the same thing with the long distance telephone.  Some people have the idea that because,the party wanted is  .distant, it is not possible to talk to them���������the voice cannot  carry th't far., The voice may not carry that far, but it is  easily carried by wire and distance, owing lo. modern invention. No'matter how far your friend is away, you caii  converse by telephone without difliculty. Try it some time.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co,      Limited ���������  >h  j  io . u\ tradesman and consumer,  second class is ((rawing big. jiay an.I  in genera;, is iMtlier a sing  one who although married with  family does uot. do much canning ol  I'ri.il owing to theh fact that he lives  in iu'. apartment house or is lilu-dy  to be on the move on a, lronienl's  notice. Consequently we have lo  Icivo the greater purl of his consumption to the table use o'" tresh  fruits. Tiie third, or more or Li.-���������  stationery class, who work on a  r-.onlh'.y or yearly salary formely put  up enough fruit for their- scaon's  ioquiiemout. Th:S  demand to     a  very great orient, lias  been eliminated   ill'',  to  the  i!'.'.��������� I   (bar. th;:.; eias  Js  supply.  ., i  Potatoes:   Lowet- _\$amla:id     move-  man, or   llU!I1|   (l|-   potatoes  is  almost onliroi>  1 ' ioc;ii.     Farmers are- busy with grain.  Wo !\.-ar a repetition of I!! 1-1   If grow-  on; l.nd   their  crops  infected  during  the next three weeks they should in  our opinion dig and market as quickly as possible.  L'arty apples are held  at $'J.'0O  to  !?2.Hf) wholesale and with large quantities   coming   in   we   note   that,   the  ;��������� supply is beginning to pile up.  'nilO riCiXTUMS 'AlU! NOW at wokk  on  ;n  e wuoi  suiVei'iny  uiuai.) agouy  from financial embarassuient. While  i':>od stuffs and all kinds of household essentials have continued to  soar in price to such an cxTOi'.t i.i.a  the purchasing power of an ordinary  man's salary has been reduced to  such an extent, that he can now support only a family of three on the  same amount as he used to support  a family of seven. In normal times  he hud enough money to supply a-  head but under existing conditions  ho is compelled- to practically live  from hand to mouth.  Manv producers have    spoken    lo  First "Prize Oxford !J:nn Comes to  Mission City���������At the. Vancouver exhibition iasi week Mr. C. Robinson,  our well known dairy man and sheep  breeder purchased from Mr. Currie.  Alia., tho champion Oxford Shearling  ram. This rain was considered by  che judge one of the best sheep out  this year and should certainly help to  'improve our sheep industry. Mr.  ttobinsoii aiso purchased the first  prize Tamworth sow from Mr. Ban-  ford, Chilliwack. *  Rains have caused demands for  increased farm help in Manitoba. A-  bout 9,000 additional men are inquired ,to help bring'in the crops according to. the report reaching    the  s  British Columbia Directory  IN FIVE MAIN SECTIONS  Compiled iiikI Printed in ��������� llrili.sh Columbia���������Endorsed by I). C. Government  Hoards of Trade. Manufacturers' Association :md other bodies  niUTISIl COl.llMlllA THAU HOOK���������One hundred panes of oftlciul dsilii, covering  AiificuUiiiv, l.iiiids Timber, iUininu, l''ishi-ricM, Shlptmililiii}; and 1'iibliv  Works,  prepared  by  the various   Dopni'f ments. This section   will  cover  rally  (lu: (levt'Iopfnt-ni   in  IStHlhh  Columbia.   - <  OAZKTTKKIt, (lt'scribiiij; over 1!K>0 cities, towns, villages uml settlements' within  (ho Province, kIiowIiii; location, distance from larger points, how reached  nnd by wluil  lines, synopsis of local i-esourc.es, population, .etc.  Ar.rUAUK'riCAI, iKUKC'TOKY of all business ami professional men,, 1'iiriiicrn,  Stock  Kaisers,  Km it (irowers, etc., in all  (owns and  dislricls.  CLASSIKIE!) UIKKCTOUV of Manufacturers, Kefaileis, I'roduoers, Henlers, and  ConsniiK'i-s, listing all products 11'oin (he raw material to (lie tin is tied  article.'  TKADK NA.MES AND TKADE MAKKg���������A list of popailur trade names alphabet-  iciilly. If you want  to know the manufacturer or selling r.nent of a  trade-name article, look up this section.  IXCOKPOUATED CITIES���������All gazetteer Information Iu the Directory of the incorporated cities of the Province will be prepared by either the City  Council or the Board of Trade, thereby oiliical.  ADVERTISING 1SKITISH COI.UTVIKIA���������It is necessary to continue to advertise  British Columbia outside of the "Province, in order that tourists and settlers  wilt continue to conio. With this aini_i.ii vl-nv, .11 copy of tho Directory  will be placed in leading I,ibrurics and Hoards of Trado throughout the  Canadian Prairies, Eastern Canada, tho United States and abroad. The  Directory will be used by prospective tourists and settlers as an official  guldo of tho Province.  Tho Subscription price of (he Directory is $10.00, express paid.  WRIGLEY DIRECTORIES, Ltd. ���������  310-213   METROPOLITAN   DXDG.  VANCOUVER  9M w,nmjrr*'"ri*ww*nM*iMmrfw/fjiiin  Canada Food Boad. Labor equivalent to about 4000 men will be secured wihin the province, leaving 5 000  required Irom outside.  GIRLS! LEMON JUICE  (       IS A SKIN WHITENER  How to make a creamy beauty lotion  ' for a few cents.  The juice of two fresh lemons strained  into a bottle containing three ounces of  orchard white makes a whole quarter  pint of the most remarkable lemon skin  bcautifier at about tho cost one must  pay for a small jar of the ordinary cold  creams. Care should be taken to strain  the lemon juice through a fine cloth so  no lemon pulp gets in, then this lotion  will keep fresh for months. Every  woman knows that lemon juice is used  to bleach and remove such blemishes as  frooklea, sallowncss and tan and is  the ideal skin softener, whitener' and  beautifier.  Just try it! Get three ounces of  orchard white at any drug store and  two lemons from the grocer and make up  a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant  lemon lotion and maetagc ifc daily into  the fftce, neck, arms and hands.  m  of  fire cents per ton  The pui-son opera tins' the mine shall furnish the afe'ont with sworn' returns accounting  Jot- the: full Quantity .of merchantable coal  mined and pay tho royalty thereon. If thu  coal mininy rights are not being- operated,  suc.-h returns shall be furnished at least onuo  a year.  Tho lease will include the coal miniuK'  riphts only, but the lesseee may be permitted  to inm.'hasc whatever available surface rights  may be considered necessary for the working  of  the  mine  at the rate  of  $10.00  per acre.  For full information application shoud be  made to the Secretary of the Department of  tlie Interior, Ottawa, or to any ag-ont or sub-  ayeiit of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of Interior.  X. T5.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement   will   not   be  paid   for.���������58782.  rnnn3rrntrrnTmPig5zra'ci^d(b')in  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOB   HEADSTOtfES  Phone Connection. Mission Gity  M.%  'f^#$|^'������>  Princess  ?������5;  ing ami Queen     is  in l:or  V. A.   i>. outdoor uniform  .Tlie daughter of the K  practical work as a nurse in training.  doing  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MININO REGULATIONS  Coal Mining- Rit/hta of tlie Dominion in  iUunltobn.. Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho  Yukon Territory and iu a portion of the  Proylnco of British Columbia, may br leased  for a term of tweuty-one years at an annual  rontal of $1 per aoro. Not more Ihun 5^500  acj-es will bo leased to one applicant.  Application for u lease must b������ made by  the applicant in person to tlie Ag-cnt or Sub-  Agcut of tho district in which the rights applied  for nro situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisions.  aud in iiiisui-TO.ved territory tlie tract applii'd  for shall bo staked out by the applicant himself.  Buch application  must bo. accompanied by  .t   fee  of   $5   which , will  be  refunded  if   the  rights applied for are not available but not  ^otherwise.     A  royalty  shall  bo   pflkl   on   the  mcrchautable outpMt of the mine al the rate  J,0AS0ARBTS" YiTORK  WHILE YOU SLEEP  For   Sick   Headacho,   Soup   Stomach,  Sluggish  Liver and Bowels-  Take Cascarets tonight.  Furred Tongue, Bad Taste, Indigestion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headache* eomc from a torpid liver and  clogged howels, which cause your stomach to become filled with undigested  :Tood, which sours and ferments like garbage in a swill barrel. That's tho first  at&p to untold misery���������indigestion, foul  gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything that is horrible and  nauseating. A Oascaret to-night will  give your constipated bowels a thorough  cleansing and straighten you out by  morning. They work while you sleep���������  a 10-cent box from your druggist will  keep you feeling goo'd for mouths'.  1. THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGB THREfl  ^  HATTICKY CHARGING SIACIIlIfB =  ~-   When   in   (.rouble  j^ivo   us   a  call Ei  ���������j������      ~   You  will   l)c assurcMl  of Courtesy ~  \%\   E������   :,ml S(luiU'c dealing by our skilled =  ''S?1>k ==    workmen. ~  Free  Air   At All   Times =���������  *\, ���������,.iH^  "'HiiiiiiiiiiiH11  *sa  m  a  r  9J  My Corporal Jack Turner  Wh"ii tbe cold is making ice cream  of  the  marrow  of your bones,  When vou're shaking like a jelly and your   feet  are  tod  as stcmes,  When "vour clothes and  boots and blankets,  and your rifle and your kit,  Are soaked from Hell to Hreakfast,  and the duirout where you sit ���������  '   Js leaking like a  basket, and  upon  the   muddy   floor  The water lies iu filthy pools, six inches, deep  or more;  VTho'   life   seems   cold   and   mis'rablc and all  the  world  is wet,  You'll  always  yet  thro'  somehow it you've pot a cigarette.  When you're lvim,' in a list'-'iiins post,   'way   out   beyond   the  wire.  While  a   blasted   Hun.  behind  a   yun.  is doimr rapid fire:  When  bullets  whine  above  your head, and sputter on  the ground,  When  vour eyes arc strained for ovLi-y move, your ears  for every sound���������  You'd  bet your life  a  Hun  patrol  is prowliiiv somewhere near;  A   shiver  runs   along" your  spine  that's   very   much   like   fear;  You'll stick it to the finish���������but, I'll make a little bet,  You'd feel a whole lot better if you  had  a  eijraroltc.  When  Fritz  is fitartinir soinethimr and his ifims are on the bust  When   the  parapet  yocs  up  in  chunks, and settles down  in du������t,  When  the roly-poly '-rum-jar"  comes  a-wobblinjf   thro'   the   air.  'Til it lands upon a dugout���������rind the  duyout  isn't   there;  When  the air is  full of   lust, and smoke, and scraps of steel, and noise  Ami   you   think   you're' hooked   lor pdden  crowns and other Heavenly Joys,  When your nerves are all  a-treinble,  and your brain  is all  a-frol���������  It   isn't   half   so   hopeless   if   you've;.i>t a  cigarette.  When  you're   waiting  for  the   whistl-   and   your   foot  is   on   the  step.  You   bluff yourself,   it's   lot  of   fun.  and all  tho time you're hup  To'the  fact that  vou may stop one 'fore you've sonc a. dozen  feel,  And  you   wonder  what  it  feels like,  and your thoiurhls are fur from nwcel;  Then'vou think about a  iiltlc ktuvc,   with   U.l.l'.   on   top.  And  you  know you've  not   to  no  across���������alllio'   you'd   like   lo   stop;  When your backbone's limp as water, and you're bathed in icy sweat,  Why   you'll  feci  a   lot  more  cheerful if you puff your cisarotte.  I  Wo   can   do  without  MaeConaaohies.  and Bully,  and hard  tack,  When  Fritz's  curtain  fire  keeps  the ration   parties  back;  We can do without our greatcoats, ,.iid our socks, and shirts and shoes,  We might almost���������tho' 1 doubt it���������yet aloucr without our booze;  We can do without  "K.'lt.  &���������  0.,"  and ".Military Law."  We  can  beat the ancient Israelites aX ma kins' bricks, snns straw;  We  can  do  without  a   lot  of  lhing-y������hncl  still   win  out,  you bet  But I'd hate  to  think  of soldiering' without a cigarette.  The Dominion Government has asked the  papers of Canada to conserve news print.  Why? The present demand is much greater than the. supply. The manufacturers  are getting* behind in their output���������They  find labor so short they can't',, make paper  fast enough.   .-  This is a .serious matter for the newspaper men of Canada, whether the paper is  large or small, as it means paper will cost  more. When the chickens quit laying real  regular the price of eggs goes up.  On September 30th or thereabout we will  have to arrange for a new supply of news  print. Owing to the scarcity a higher price  will have to be paid. To meet this raise in  price the subscription price of this paper  will be ?1.50 a year in advance, after  September 30th next. -._     ;,    /���������   ..      \  Your subscription before September 30th  and save 50 cents a year.     . ._    ,;:     .���������������������������''��������� ;*'.._. THfc  ABBOTSFOKD  POST,   ABBOTSFOJtD,   B  ��������� -n.������!��������� m nMin������i> r-iMM*uMBw������������'w������������������������������ ������������������      . ��������� .        _^__  Fall Fair News Items'  (from  the  Fraser   Valley .RecordJ  In answer Lo many inquiries from  Ike secretary tlie following information will probably meet the requirements:    . _ , t  Regarding bread, buns and calce.io  be shown: These must comply with  the requironionts of the' Kooil Board  as 'far as a mount of substitute for  Hour used, and absence of icing, etc.,  is  c.oncitruod.  Tho lOniiirtiss lVbinul'iicturing Co.,  offers the following specials:  $:',.()0 worth, of IDinprcss Tea for  best Pickling Cucumbers   (20).    ,  $2.00 worth of impress Coffco for  ber.1  Tickling Caulillower (.'!).  The Derailment of Agriculluro offers three p izes Tor the packing of  three boxes of apples: 1st prize $10';  2nd prize $7.00;  :3rd prize $5.00'.  There must be live competitors who  shall pay a fee of'uOc1; Entries for  this competition must be in the hands  of the secretary on or before September 12th to giy-e the directors time  to have all the necessary apples, boxes, tables and paper in place on the  day of show; Prize winners of similar contests in previous years are  barred.'  ��������� The following rules will have to be  observed:  1. The management of the Fair  to furnish necessary fables, paper,  boxes and apples, for the contest, as  follows: (a) One table for each competitor about 3 1-2 by 4 feet dimensions with burlap cover after the usual pattern, (b) Three Standard boxes size 10 1-2 by 11 1-2 by 18 inches  or the most generally used box in the  distict. (c) Paper. For each packer  about 3 pounds of paper 0 by 0 or 10.  by 10 inches in size, depending on  apples: (d) Apples: about six boxes  No. 1 apples of one variety; 15 0 per  box and larger, in assorted sizes so  as to provide suitable variety of pack  Entry fee of 50������. Contestants to  draw lots Cor places and numbers.  Apples to be placed on the tables  by disinterested persons, aiming to  place on each tabic a fair average of  the whole lot.  All apples to be packed diagonally.  .Each contestant to pack three boxes, time to be taken when contestant  places last box on the floor.  To secure perfect or 20 points for  speed, the contestant must pack the  three boxes within twenty-five minutes; every three minutes longer will  reduce the score two points, and if  not finished within sixty minutes, the  contestant will be ruled out.  The following score-card to apply.  Speed      20  Uniformity of grade and pack .... 15  Alignment      10  -Bulge  10  I-Jeight at ends  A  10  Firmness       20  78.    Dressed Poultry pair 1st $1.00  2nd,   5 0(5.  list:  . Wrapping    15  100  Through  an  oversight the following class was overlooked in the prize  THKEK VALLEY MEN ENLIST  The three Wcsctlin brothers of  Clifford in the Fraser Valley have a-  greed to wear khaki and the military  authorities in Supreme Court charn-  besr on Friday last consented to the  quashing  of   the  conviction   for   no!  Your Ad. in   I his raper  aPBHaCBSICTOBOaUB 'JMIfBn  BECAUSE  THE  EIGHT  PEOPLE ARE  ,-        LOOKING POlt YOUR AD.  If you COULD (although, OF COURSE, you  can't) stop evary man' you meet on the streets  asd ask: "Do you want to buy a pair of shoes?"  (Or any other kind of goods) You might find  half a dozen who would say "Y������s." Perhaps not  one of theee, howerw, would want to buy the  artiel������ you want t������ sell.  If your advertisement, however, were to be  printed ia these ������oUains this week, it weuld  "stop" EVERY MAN IN TOWN WHO WANTS  TO BUY SHOES, .OR CLOTMSS, OR AMY  OTHER ARTICLE���������and it wo-ulAa't "4609" swiy-  en������ who didn't waiat to buy- That's the beauty  of the advertising way of Hading a bay������r. Tfee  ad. finds the buyer through the &i&L$le pr������������ess of  being easily and readily found "BY the fctiyer-,  And if, among the prospective buyers ������f geod������,  there is oae to whom your goo������to would be a bargain, and your ad. is a convincing one, you'll sell  what you want to sell.  (THIS SPACE FOR SALE)  ������*2  sttM  *  saeei&efiss  h  having upon them the necessary papers to prove their claim to Swedish citizenship.  The Westlins did not register under the military service act because  they' claimed that they regarded  themselves as Swedes.. The military  authorities held that as they were  minors when their father took out  Canadian citizenship papers that  automatically naturalized, them as  Canadians under, the old naturalization act and they were arrested as  defaulters. In the police court they  were lined $50 for not having papers  upon .Lhom substantiating -their  claim to Swedish citizenship and as  they learned that they would be immediately arrested upon payment  ot the line they took the alternative  of staying in jaiil vbgkqyjpddmmmm  ings were begun but by acknowledge-  ing their Canadian citizenship and  expressing their willingness to join  up a happy settlement was effected.  Prepares for Tax Sale  At the last meeting of the Surrey  Council it was decided to call for  tenders for the tax sale advertising.  The date of the sale, however, has  not been set. The clerk reported  that preparations lor the sale had  all been completed and it was decided  that on Sept. 7, the date of the next  meeting the final preliminaries will  bo arranged.  Langlcy  Fair  The work on the fair grounds ot  Aliiner is now almost completed. A  finc approach has been put in, and  the fence erected and the finishing  'of the stock sheds will be done immediately after the rush of harvesting, so that everything will be in  readiness in good time for the fair.  A number of judges , for the forthcoming fair have yet to be appointed as the government is only supply  ing two this year, qne for horses and  cattle and one for: fruit and vegetables.  CISSY  FRIVOLITIES:��������� Impressionable,  vivacious, imaginative, spontaneous,  impulsive, impatient, ardent, animated, energetic, gay, susceptible aud  somewhat variable.  APPLES:��������� Your envelope was not  closed, and the contribution must  have fallen out, but the specimen of  writing was there and shows love of  harmony and proportion, naturally  good tastes, inclining to quaintness,  ambition, good humor, activity, cheer  perseverance, courage, strong will,  good   sense  and   staighfordwardncss.  Mmo. Galli-Curci:���������Self-government, moderation, discretion, reflection, prudence, judicious reserve, caution, dignity, observation, clearsightedness  and   some  precision.  INDl.W TROOPS IN FRANCE���������Bret Harle's Heathen Chinee was not the only Oriental who knew a thing ok'  two about cards���������British Official Pho tograpli.    Crown copyright.  atvi������gq| q fy "JO ������  Every, housekeeper realizes that the  nice plate of war bread is.one of the  important items of a well set table as  it is the finishing touch.to a well prepared meal. ' With our war bread and  our fresh groceries.the finishing touch  to a man's pocket book may be had at  any time. Lee's Bread and Groceries  recommended to happy housekeepers.  I.kcnsa   No.  8-28538  ir$n  LEE,   Grocer ..and  I have a large and^splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes'for s&leatkw prices.  Finest, quality.  f ��������� ,. J:  Ol������J���������!ti  -���������������������������������������������������������������i ,t   -i������- . u^*uAdlZ&3EBG������E=Z������ZZ  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,   PROPR1ETCP-  HUNTINGDON. B   C.  ^���������^raospHpEf^S^Sfflii i ���������' 'X" W 'Taattaai  ABBOTSFORD   DISTRICT BOARD OF  TRADE  ^aja:  President, Hope Alansosi    Secretary, N:'Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.    .  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  it   or information regarding the farm/and fruit lands ot  1\  the district, and industries already established, )))  V.y^ 1 _^ ������������������������������������.���������... ������������������Trr.r~~ {:������������������ > ���������'-���������-���������^.���������_  ���������'    *-.i =rr^y  Now is the time to ge* your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at RATES' P7.iINT.ING OFFICE.  5**'      ."'���������'     :,-.'  .~.A  KmmTi^smn^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^y^kW^^^^^^^^^W^^^^^^^^^

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