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 ^tetlve Ass..      ^  <'  ^  l,(  1*7  Provincial Librffr^ QjTQ   ' 5 1910  ^n^k^  Vol. IL, No. 4  ABBOTSFORD, B. C,, FRIDAY, DECEMBER.'2, 1910.  ������4g&>8        $1.00 PER YEAR  LINDSAY1 RUSSELL  Auctioneer, Real Estate and Live Stock Agent  ABBOTSFORD,   B, C.  I beg to thank my many clients throughout the district for their past  favors and in doing so desire the public to know that I am now attending  personally to my own busenes? and that I have no agents' either   employed  la.liajj or listing propsrties on my behalf     ' ,, ,  ���������     -  I want for clients at once       ' ,  A 40 Acre Ranoli with out timber lease; A 10 Acre Poultry Ranch  not  necessarily near a railway station, ,   ~ .  I also have  English money to buy ranches with but the ranches must be   such   as   can '  show an income on capital invested  Call and see me personally as no one else can do my business with yor.,  TO   MY PATRONS  .   . I wish to inform my many patrons that  I.have taken into partnership,  Mr.',W. H.  t Kerr formerly manager of'the Royal Bank5  and the% firm will be known .'hereafter .as  ' l'   McPhee and!Kerr.: ';-  ������.'������������������;;'-'V:";";, '"=���������-"���������'.-  ���������    In ;thiscohne3tioTrwouid return'thanks';"3'' ^  ��������� to the people of Abbotsford and surrounding  district for.the very liberal patronage'which     ;  : they have extended to me during, the' past  year and a half, and hope- by strict atten-   .  tion to business,  and by selling the .best  goods at the lowest prices consistent, with  .    quality, to deserve a continuance ,of the  same generous treatment for the new firm  '   of McPhee & Kerr.  , Abbotsford is going to be a first-class  town and by treating our customers right  when th:y come to deal wiih us, we hope  to help build a town of which we shall all  be proud to call our home.  M- L. McPHEE  THE   PIONEER  STORE  CPHEE 8c KERR  RECENT IMPROVEMENTS  Among the recent improvements  in Abbotsford is noticed a sidewalk from the ~B. ���������. E. R. station to Essendene avenue along.  Railway street It is no ordinary  dinky sidewalk but a regular up  to date citified walk, isix feet v/idf;  and the electric 'company are to  congratulated en their usual fore  sight in providing this accommoda  tion for our citizens, who appreciate the fact that the company are  'endeavoring to make Abbotsford  one of the most attractive towns  iuoiig- the 1 ne.  The adove is not the only improvement that the B. C. E. R.  have, made recently, as they have,  also installed an electric cluster  of lights at Essendene avenue  cross.ng, which i luminates the  street up and down for a considerable distance. Tihese lights  j)a\v been placed at the requ3dc of  tho Board of Trade, the moc.' >n be  ii!������-������ passed at the meeting in November.  ' NEW BUSINESS FIRM  Mr. M. L. McPhee of the Pioneer store of Abbotsford and Mr.  Mr. W. H. Kerr formerly of the  Royal Bank of Canada, have joined  business interests and henceforth  the firm will be known as McPhee  & Kerr. Both gentlemen arc well  known throughout the.district and  as general merchants they should  have a bright future before them  in  this   growing  town   of   ours.  Improvements in the way of larg  er and more commodious building,  larger stock, etc. are contemplated. Every effort will be made by  the new firm, to meet the wishes of  their many customers in? Abbotsford and vicinity.  Mr. and Mrs. Fboks .were in town  from Upper Sumas to attend' the  bazaar, and Mr. Pooks went laway  loaded with his numerous .purchases. . .:  ���������  PROVINCIAL POLICE  ,      .' -MAKE'TWO   AKKESTS  Two   arcests jverc   made      this  week���������one on Wednesday and the  ���������ther on Thursday morn'ng, which  go to show that the provincial police officers   at ^Mission   City  and  Abbotsf$n-d  are ]not "asleep,      but  very much active': in tlie carrying-  out  the  duties which their capacity  as  officers of the governmeri  call for.   This  part of the Prase!:  Valley is  gradually'becoming  thr  toiror of 'those whose self-imp- serf  .ucy to evade trie law.  On Friday last "a   man, who af '  'ter wards  gave  his.wname  as" John  Doc,  walked, into  Conrad  And Arson's   restaurant,   bought   a, me*ls  ��������� and paid for it, passing off "phoney" money.   A. description of the  man was sent to Mission City, New  W.-stminster and other points. But  nothing further .developed until on-  Wednesday afternoon  W. H. Loat  of   the   Silverdale   Lumber (   ,Co.���������  'phoned the' bank at Mission asking information ,as to the value of  a   certain bill which he had in his  possession.   When told it was valueless,   he   immediately . ' notified  Constable,Gammon at Mission City  On finding-out Tthe direction     tne  man iwas - taking; word vwas^nt'.to  Municipal Constable Pope^of Haney. to make the arrest there,    if  possible.     Pope-.met the man east  of Haney and 'making\,the' iairrest  brought hinrto'Mission City. on.the'  ���������Agassiz'localj/arrivin'g'.in.le'ssrthan.  four -hours rafterv information, was  sent out for arrest.     , '  ��������� On Thursday afternoon v John  Doe ��������� appeared before Magistrate  Verchere at Mission City on three  chrg.es���������that of .passing a Confederate bill on Conrad Andersen  at Abbotsford on Friday, November 25th-. repeating the operation  on W. H. Loat at Silverdale and  having another $10 bill, of the same  kind on his'person, when arrested  at Haney. The pr'soner "reserved  his   plea."  K. V. Munro, manager of the  Canadian Bank of Commerce at  Mission City gave expert evidence,  as to the bank value of the bills,  stating that they were perfectly  worthless.  Conrad Andersen stated thai on  the afternoon of the-25th the prisoner walked into his restaurant  and ordered a meal. When. "It-  camiefto paying for it, he said die  had not enough change and hand  ed the bill to Andersen. It did not  look good to him, but Doe, who  gave his name as 'Regan stated  that if it was found that the money was not good he would make it  good at any time. He was registered at the -AbbotBford Hotel and  was the next morning going to  work with the Lumber Company  After the man was gone Anderson  consulted with several of the citizens, among them being Manager  Kerr of the Royal Bank. Ho then  went to consult the Abootsfoid,  Hotel register. Not finding- tho  name of Regan there he went, to  Constable Black and explained  how he had come in possession of  ihe money. '  ,    ���������'   '       ',  Mi. and Mrs. Loat  gave ovidenc:\  , Tlie prisoner had put up a   pretty  I good  story  about the   difficulties  he  had   hi  securing  a    place      to,  board, and eventually purchased a  shirt   at   the   fit ore   giving   a   ten  dollar bill in payment and receiv-  "ng(thc change back in good .money.' The  prisoner   found no   fault  .with the ���������evidence.  The  third   charge came  up  and  ^Constable   Pope   testified  that  he  had found the ten dollar ibill produced in court, on Doe immediate-  y after his arrest.  In summing up .the evidence Ma--  gistrate Verchere  decided that it  would be best to send, Doe alias Re  gan up for,trial on the three separate   charges.   On   Thursday  ev-,  ening Constable Gammon jtook- the  prisoner , to   Ne.w      Westminster,,.-  where he will come up for trial at  the next assizes.  The arrest onThursday at Clayburn was a very simple matter  for Constable Black.' It .appears  that F. E. Mullins' believed ' he  was some-cheque artist andiinclud-.  -u the name of the florst Hap 0--  ona     cheque which he was not eh-  .itled   to   do./ For   two   weeks  or  'thereabouts he'has-been sojourn-  ng  comfortably   at Sardis,. while,  Cb"nsta'blie"'Scott''";wa8> looking '.'"' for  lim. ' He1 decided   that \ , a I'WalJv'  would' do, him good, especially on  an   important 'duty-in, which-,   "a  book   and   a, young-  lady J."  were  concerned.,*'He taiadef the\trip'to  Abbotsford  on  foot ^arriving \  in  town on Thursday morning.      ~On  receiving his satchel The" took   'the  electric  car   for "Clayburn,' where  he deicided to get off.   While   on  the-^platform Constable Black and  Mr. Andersen drove along on their  way to Mission on. the "Doe" casee  It appears that Mullins had no  sooner 'taken the. tuain at Abbots  ford than- Constable Black was told  who "was-in tow,n.'\ He got busy  and found the mjan had gotten ofl'f  ar Clayjburn. When aiu*i(Vii>g, at  Ciayburn Constable Black found  hid'friend waiting for him'. He ask  ed 1. l-i if his .'name was Mullins.  The answer, came, promptly that  it was Harrigan. The arrest was  made) and;'the,'prisoner taken to  Mission City tol isten to the "Doe"  case., Afterwards he was brought  back to 'Abbotsford; ��������� Constable  Scott arrived, from Chilliwack and  took the���������"prisoner back to Ch'illi-  to stand hi.'* trial.  COMMERCIAL CHANGES HANDS  . Mr. Tim; ������McElroy will look after  interests. ������f the travelling public  asmani'jger of the Commercial Hotel. He, took possession on Wed-  nc,ada.������j' evecning last and will con-  tinu/, to keep up the reputation of  ' hto well known hostelry, nc is  w/cl land favorably knov/n in town  *.nd   throughout   the  valley.  NEW  BANK MANAGER      .  Mr. S.   A.   IMoiiey has  been appointed   manager   of  tho      Royal  '."Rank'of      this     town.    Mr   Kerr  having- resigned   his   position   ao  Constable   Black   gave  evidence jananager tp ,go into business with  showing what he had done, in the  f Mr. M,   L.   McPhee.   In   Mr. Mor-  frbaitjrjer   and  !sta/tin,g   that   up-   to  that time he had seen no unlawful '  money in'circulation but since thai:  time he had knowledge of the ffact  a   similar bill had been passed oft" !  on a.  B.   C^ B.   R. conductor.        ,:  On the second charge coming up, i  ley the pcopfc of Abbotsford will  have no reason to complain, aft l.e  has been a ffeneral f'i^Jtitc with  the patrons o������ the Bank wherever  he has had charge of one of the  many branch' ;s of this wo 11 Known  banking insti tution.   .  SHORT COURSE IN  FRUIT .GROWING  A short  course in fruit growing-  is lo be held in Abbotsford on D:c  7th and at Aldergrove on December 6th.   To the man who purposes  planting an orchard or to' the  grower  who   has  already   an   orchard this course should prove of  .mmense value.   The  subjec's will  be taken  up along practical lines  with demonstrations wherever pos  sible, and isplanned to meet the re  quircments of the fruit growerand  Lhe   intending-  planter   would ,do  well to attend and be ready with  any questions which they wish to  have  discussed,  in order that-the  subjects cover   all  Lhe difficulties  that arc   mot with  by  the      fruit  grower in   his  practical  work.'  At the morning session a   selection    of.   nursery    stock,  orchard  plans and planting will be discuss  o i.  -The'.propcr selection of nursery   stock   is an   important  factor  in the planting of an orchard, and  on  the   quality  and   treatment of  lhe nursery stock dopends largely  the ultimate success of the orchard  The methods of pruning'and plant  it;g often cauBes.doss and set ba-Jv  i ������ the".trees owing' to the. mclhods  u. -d "and' tlie' proper; sysfc^ ��������� V' of"  pruning and planting .will receive  its  due  consideraton        ' .,  .In, a   season suchjas the last sum  mer the ' question' of conservation  of moisture was an_ important-one  from the point- of the -fruit' grower  At-the afternoon session-methods-  of  increasing  the    water  holding  capacity of  the soil, and the conservation of the moisture-through  the  growing' season will  be  fully-  taken up.   The proper implements  used  in   orchard  practice  will ,be  discussed. The place of cover  crops on  the fruit farm with  the,  btbt kinds   to use, depending  on  the type of the -soil and its conditions, will be fully taken up.  Until such Limes as we can prove  Lo our own satisfaction that we  'can control the pesuS in o.i' orchard it will be a useless handicap to the planting out of young-  orchards. If by, the proper handling of the old orchard we canrcn-  novate and bring i.t into a condition in which it will bring apro-  liL it will be a boon to the, fruit  growing industry of the province;  The question of control of orchard  pests is one Of the most important  factors in the cleaning of the or-  chaid. This question which will  be di&cubseci at the afternoon session bnould prove of great interest  to the fruit growers of Aldergrove  and Abbotslord  district.  At the evening meeting, pruning  of the orchard both summer ano  winter will be under consideration'  The proper pruning and thinning  out of Luc trees has an important  beat ing'on the cleanliness of the  oi'/.haru and the control of orchard  pests. Sprays and spraying will  also be fully taken up at the same  meeting. The use of improperly  mixed sprays, spraying at the  wrong time for the control of pests  h3 8 caused many fruitgrowers to  lose faith in spraying. The proper  sprays to use, the time of spray.ng  and the best outfits to buy will be  discussed fully at that meeting.  A il those interested in iiait gi'ow  ing, are invited to these meetings  Tne courses are free under the aiid-  -r-i.'? of the Horticultural Branch  of the Department of Agriculture  Victoria, and are such that no  fruit grower or intending planter  can afford to miss them. Com.'  yourself, bring your friends and  be prepared to take part ,in,the  discussion.  Fp_J^ -��������� 11 twin .!��������� U.HW lu mi im lipigii wpuwi'OT"*' T^ W"*' ij*ut Tin.* JW^H'-'i i"JJ ������������������^wpt**'1 w'l "Wii' "fVr"Vi"H"j mvytt���������t ii u ���������>��������� ihmh"I ,|l,'lllliiHri *"if ���������P'V,.������'plJH' ,',r* ^ ^'^H^T'tT 'TMT '���������"* ������'r*'rT'.'V' * l>*!L"l.'1TlTT^fti^i jpwiih ������������������   'Ui fw���������. ���������������������������  ���������!��������������������������� mm pwi������*<.'Pi������fraj*j*Wn������hi   --       " ���������- -������������������������������������   -��������������������������������������������������� **��������� ��������� i  *      ������--r<      , .    * ������i . ...h(*b.������-mh<w ������������������-*��������� ������������������������������������������������������   . !)*������., ������,. .. ��������� ��������������������� ������������������������������������h���������ipw���������*;{%{&  M ix>  two  T������E 'ABBOTSFORi) POST,      ABB6TSFORb. B. C.  r '  J'  CHURCH   SERVICES  T  , Presbyterian. Church-���������, Rev. J.. L.  Campbell, 13. A., B. D.'.pa.tur.  ^t.������o\siu.il, u  a.m. and'i:30. p.m.  Upper Sumas, May .'29, vaad .every'  iltciMa'tc Sunday  at 3 p.m.  C.'ii., Wednesday, at 8 p_.ru.  Sui.Uay buuoui in a u. ill.  Methodist Ghurch-  Sui.uay School 10 a. in.  Ptesbyteuan    Church���������Kov.  Aider.  Mount Lehman, 11 a.m.  Pine Grove, 7 ;30 p.m.  Uienmore, '.. ;jU  a:   d.  \;.THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Post  jPu'b.ihlied   every    l;>iday,..b.y,. the  ; ' -    Pviblisliint! Coiup'wny. j  A .weekly J������urnu|;<leveted 1'-, tire inler-  .������-,ts!()f AbboUl'er<l,and ������m. %,'n<ling <1U-  trJ������t. , ���������  Advoj-H-Jlnt: Ri^cs'niade.know.     Ii a������f:  piluatton.  ���������LKOAU ADVKf.-TlSJN'Q���������12  c<*ntw  per  .liii'/tor Orst in^'i't'"- a������<J s <-'01'u * line  for all sJubHO<4'u'e;it-c'on'rociitlv(j In-icriioin.  '-.,' Our 'Shibboleth���������Neither for nor agin  the   ������overnmout.  ABBOTSFORD  POSTOFFICE  Qllico hours u-om,S a. m. to 7 p. m.  No-314.M il brain.from Vancouver  and east due 8:07.  No LOT Mi..l Lr.iiu from States du>?  C:53. '   i  Train.No! 314, south. bpHJid due at  8 ;97 ; No ������88 dua at 17:27.  Train No. 307,.'north bound, .d������e. at',  fi;53; No 31?. due a't;18:22.' , ,    .'    .   .,  Great Northern���������going ..narth, at  6;ii0; going .south at,7;15.  luau tor wppef. &*W-S. *y.?rv ^l?������ia-y,.'  Wednesday, and Satuiday, 1 ������..,������������.  -.V.ail .tor: PearuonviUe.evoryj' Tuesua>  and Saturday, 1 p..m.  Mail for' A.ldergrove, Shortreed.'  and Otter,: evejy-Tuesday, f*>Hrs?  day and Saturday, at l.jR.m.  BUSINESS- PIRECTORY..OF  ,,. ABBOTSFfGRD.  Generi.I, Stores ���������  '"-Aiithier'Brba.  E>. W."'Turnbull.  "'M.''L.. McPhee.    ,   -'  Hotels���������' ��������� -' '  "Abbotsford Hotel-,"Hs F.reeman,'Prop.  ;";eomnWvciai;' 3}��������� A'.iBiair./Manager.  Real   Estate���������     ���������'-'   r    t  J. W. McGallum.. , ,   .  ,..  C.'-A:'Sumner. - -    -.  ���������Western'. Realty;'J. J-..M.cP.hee, & W.  -���������'    Nelson.      "  - Liridaayi Russell, C,, E: - .  Auctioneers���������  " Lindsay-Russell,,.G.E.  J. .VV;. McCallum  Pt anks���������**'  ��������� .��������� Royal Bank of Canada, W. H. "Kerr,  -. Manager. -     '  Creamery���������  . ,- H. A. Howe, Proprietor..  ���������Hardware and 'furniture���������  -   H.  Alanson.  ��������� Butchers���������  , J. ilenkman. -        '  '.ltuthig'and'. King.  Li very'Stable���������  Lyle & Anderson - !  Baker and Confectioner���������  L." Legace.   ' , ,L  RESTAURANT- -  ' Conrad Andersen.  Shoemakers���������  M. Hauser.  -. Eoard of Trade���������  ,|��������� W. McCallum; [Secretary.  Blacksmith-  Stanley Ausne'au.  tiarber and ,P,pol;Room���������  Jcs. Sanderson.  . Q. Isenor.  Tobacco and, Novelties���������  ' J. V. Means.  Doctor���������  T. A. Swift.  SADDLERY- and- LaRDWA-BB-  ri. J. Uornaey.  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  T. C Coojran.  SURVEYORS ,  Ho.nuerson   aal,Taylor.  ABBOTSFORD DR^G STORE.  MUSIC TBACHEn-  Miss.A'ice Steed,  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2,     1910  Encourage every  home     enterprise.   Take iin  interest in every ,  industry,   invest   liberally   in   the '  stock of faith and good will,     and  distribute it  all over your town,  in every factory, every, workshop,-.  e%eiy business house, says a   con- ,;  .temporary.'it 'will'pay  you -largo'  dividends, and, >vLl cost very little.  It can-never depreciate  in value.  It will, always be. above- ipar. Buy ,  horiie made, goods. ��������� Ask .your .merchants ioi them.   Wenrliomc made,  garmets, eat  home made articles-  of food, sleep, on home made .beds,  ���������read, the- .hoine   paper.    , In -this'  .way .the money you spend is ,onlyr  loaned.   It will come 'back to you  again'.'with; interest:'/Praise   '  up  'your town���������-don't run     it'     down.  Stand '���������-by . youi\. merchants , . and,  '.manufuactur,e,r8-they are. the bone  and Hi'new of.���������your-muriicipal.structure. ;- Stand'by your-churches and.  your schools, they ale .the hope of  your .future., Stand by .your press  it.'is i".the.ftireless  ,.sentinel!     that-  guards,-your interests.  :\\Ve, 'owe.-at-to -the community in  which wei livedo-do everything rwe  can in every way possible that will  be  to- its ".advantage.   Our' neighbor's prosperity means   a   , great  deal -. more , to ,us , than,, somepne's j  who   lives-elsewhere.   .We: should '  bear _th,is in-mind in buying     our |  i'oods! ,!We can affford to pay our '  home' man !a   firm; price   for. his  ���������war.eii-.rather .than, send our-jnoripy  away, knowing as we.do that (ev-,  ery dollar'-our citizen makes ^-wili  jijeip insustaih'ing our "schools, ouf  churehes/ and /.our public -institute  ;ipns. - cUt pays. - richly -to. patronize������  nome". industry. ��������� ..'  i  ...-��������� -,-';:   : ,    .    . 1  ,-THf;V MARKET. -��������� !  -���������';^-^*^.***^^*r-****^'*^^*:i{*'i*  L.  ABBOTSFORD.  BAKER  1 , Bread, Buns; Kisses,  Cream Puffs  Weddbg Cake,a. Specialty  \Ne/w^Westm'inste}rf| Nov      .;5tb ���������-,  The"local-raeat market .has r'e.ruHedj  .tabe- influenced.by,������he conditions'  pievaiUngr.^lsewheie/.pns the>.co,������-  tiiient'and.' instead-of Weakening  tcv-day- '.showed; a-.-marked..stiffening-in'..prices.   A;.,Blight weaken-'  ,ing-was-fshown:in 3pme:.,lines    &X.  the.market-, las^wjsek,.apid .by, some  of itho'deaiers ..-.th^.ea^ter.n, siti^ation  was ..supposed, to. ;vbe';.,responsible,  ^ bufc^f.'sympathy,.M/ith..-the,eaa.tern  markets were the. eauype, it    .has  since  vanished, .local .; GO.nditto,a.s  ' controll'ng .the market entirely.  The market this morning while  well attended was sonie what j featureless. The game strong 4ejnand  in aimost all lines! was eyident,.and  &��������� brisk.business was 'done,'thehiisi  nesstin fact.being ^i.niited only,by  the .amount of "produce offered,  which was to-day somewhat less  than usual, in many lines.  Potatoes are, still soaring '.upward', .and good quantities j",are offering. It was possible to obtain  potatoes this morning at $25 per  ton but the-majority were held at  $28, , and a Japanese from Lulu  Island sold two tons at $30 a ton  a   record .for, this, season.  Egg? maintained :their High figure' set last week,'-70 cents, the  wholesalers Ending, it necessary to j  pay 65 cents for their supplies. Even at this figure the buyers were  unable to secure anywhere near!  the amount they 'required.   By 10  tive"to-day than for thelpast few  >'tc.ks..v Fewer' f owl"-we're-, |.brought  iil'.and-buying was  not; as. brisk.  T.hcicbic'kens;this, week, were of   a  good qu'ai'.ty!fdr the mosjL' paX'tjbut  the buyers would not pay the pn-  .cesVthat were;asked. ' :- C,hickei.s  weighing, from one to two pounds  each, sold as low as $4.50 per doz.  As high as $15. wcs..paid, for a few  exceptionally .fine r'oosterB weigh-,  rng from   five to six .pounds.   A;  few dozen white' Wyandotte pull-  Vets sold  at $16 per dozen. Hens  sold at $12- to $14 and, more .good  .pullets cou^d. havve-'been disposed  i of  at. fair,'prices. -The     roosters  ; howeve/werc  too iuinieroun and  tnose that  sold at all wont at- a  low figure.  The fruit, market was not strong  the fruit brought in .still being of  poor quality("not cjmparabb with  the fine fruit that.has been offered  until, last^vqek. ,,The,result    .was  that-t.he; buyers, held- off, and busi7  neas-Jagged". . ^The, .. gpvern.ment  fruit inspectors found it necessary  to hold 'two, lots .of apples   . from  sdle, oii !the: ground of over grad:  !ing and in one case of scab. Warn-.,  jingB   wer.e   i.Hsu.ed -to   three  other  J\ endors.'who, had .either overgrud  ed-.their.fr.uit'.or .neglected to mark  il accordiiig to law.   The growers  ,'aie,-appar-:n-1y c^ayoivnjjc.dV ,  pose of their poorer stock,.holding'  |the better .grades^for higher prices .later. 'From "75 cents to- $1.25  ..as .paid according. to grade. Peaivs  fetched,75 .cents'to $1.00.   The sup-  . ply 'was .comparatively small. Fancy," apples'scld'at $1.50 a.box.  ��������� Fish, were  plentiful.   Cod     -and'  Nanaimo 'herring' were  again  for  sale,"and,'sturgeon wa9, also offer-'-'  ing. r There, were no crabs or any  smelts-. "Wild-ducks   were "    more  plentiful/than ever,;a'nd the', price"  is'gradually' c'imbi'ng down.. "The  demand .for- wild < ducks' is- good and",  a' --large-'number!-are;, sold weekly  from -the large hial;ard to;.the:,wee,  tea'l.      '   ��������� v- ���������'  -::; '  ] Cut",flower8 are the. staple stock  ofMhe/!florist at,:.this 'season. ��������� At  th;'e',.present time" they are confinr-  ed'.Jto .carnations-and/chrys&hthe-:  mums;- The'large-"blooms of the  latter- variety.; are^pld. at'75c i- a  dcizen' and arei easily)idisposed of.  Smaller chrysantHemumBj/arid car-  nations.sell at';50'cenis^a::! dozen. ,  'The- 'fdllS'Wingi are!the. wholesale  prices;  ���������Vt%zt, carcass--  7 to Sc  Beef,' hindquarters   9c;  Lamb --���������-;--: ���������- .'   141-2!  Mutton --'��������� - - 121-2  Veal," large  -  8  to"  8 1-2  Veal,- small - He  Vehison! lb -  ���������..-���������' ,-Jlc  Ppirk    wholesale, ,- '������������������-.- 12c'.  Ducks, each ������,-:��������������������������������� $1.75 to \$2.00  HenB. dozen ���������-���������/-��������� - $8:00 to fJ2.0������  Spring Chickens '.������������������������������ $5.00 to: $8.00,  Broilers  ��������� v::"v*" $4'.50 to $6  Pure bred liens, each --.$1.25 to'$1.50  Eggs, wholesale  -��������������������������� ��������� ��������������������������� ,70c  Eggs, retail  ���������70c  Butter,  retail ..- :-'������40c;  Potatoes, ton $25 to $30  Cabbage, per lb.  ���������'������������������ 2c  Onions, sack, ���������- - ��������� --$2.  Cairrdts,  sack, ..���������-��������� -' $1.  Turnips,,sack  .'...������..- ;-:75c  "i Let-the Post'- know/;when ���������, you  .have'friends'vi������iting'you,:or when,  you.arei leaving, town fori'a - business, or-'.social' trip. In- that- way  only- can the paper get hold of  news items. Correspondence on  subjects of interest, is; requested  In short -do not depend on the editor's omniscience^-and omnipresence.  Abbotsford is  a   good town; in  fact the Post thinks there are none  'better; > the  district  has  no   peer  jin Western Canada ;iand the Post,  is glad to-be here, and twhile a   bet,  ter--paper would-no: doubt be more!  advantageous  to  the town     land  'surrounding, 'district, etill the Post  does,tl\e best it can.  .When1 at the pbat-o-ffice for your  mail, call in next door, and tell us  a ;fe)W news items ,for next week's  issue.  ..GRAND DANCE  The .members  of the  !Bf^p|fiD^KiijiEflORSE  AXLE iGREASE,  HARNESS OIL,   'WHIPS,-  ������mM   , ., Gl]RRY C'OMBS,  -KILTERS,--BRUSHES,"SWEAT -COLLARS,    and also  BICKMGRE'Si GALL CURE;^������������^2J^r.^nt " ������"������fa������<0TC  Cure for'Galls. Wounds, and Sores upon qnlmnls.  B. J. GERNAEY  P.O.Box 45 A, bolrford, B. C.  I  I  LIVERY AND FEED STABLE  AND  TOURING AUTOMOBILE  G    1  o'clock there  was not an eggleft:|'lnstitute  of Matsqui  intend -giv  remains !  the  market.   Butter  i  steady at 40 cents.  The poultry market was less ac  Farmers'  ing a.   grand dance in the Muni^  cipal-Hiall,-Mt'Lehman, on Decern-'  ber 30tbi.  We can give you theSbest ,of a'llenlion at Rcasrnable Rates.  Our New Touring Automobile is in great_demand.  Wm. LYLE  Stables on Essendene Avenue  Now is the time  to   place your orders for Spring"Delivery of Seed   Drills, Harrows  Cultivators, one horse Plows, etc.     ���������  Let us. quote you for Prices and Terms on Gasoliue Engines etc.  Call and inspect Show Rooms at Agents CatUwccd & Wahcn  A. G. BROWN & CO.  1048 Westminster Ave.,  Vancouver, BC;  You will find my store the cheapest place in    " J  Vancouver to buy      -  Furniture,   Carpets,  Linoleums,  Stoves and Ranges '  I can save you money. * ,  See me before buying.  ^ t.  '   I guarantee sasisfaction  d. a, McClelland  Cordova Street, West, cor. Gamble,     Vancouver, B. C.  LOANS  INSURANCE  Abbotsford Homesites  : If you !are looking for a-'home  or snappy investments  in town lots, acreage or farm  ��������� ���������; property  see  ^The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  - i  u  ^������  m.  \*$ $4:  %%% ABBOTSFORD i'CST,   ABBOTsSbRD, B. C.  W  It  I  I  ABBOTSFORD,  B. C.  .Capital paid up, 5,000,000.  Reserve Fund,  >, 700,00.0.  .   '        ���������     '    Total Assets, 7), 000,Q00;  A general banking business transacted:  SAVINGS    BANK  Accounts opened with Deposits'" of I. 00 and-upwards.    Home Savings Banks issued.  Banking by mail given every attention. We  have correspondents throughout the world. .  GEO. H KERFVmanagefi  ������������=:  a-g'jii  23B22S.  ���������J   -~m  j Mcelroy & Co.  LIQUORS/WINES  AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.,  Bam ��������� ' ���������   ���������        ' ~  CITY  A B B OTSFOR Dr B^Q  ������. i  Strictly first-class in .every,,respect.'"The is  stocked* with- the best of wines, liquor/and cigars,  RATES,  $1.SO TO  $2.00  PER  DAY     ,  | H. FREEMAN,  qcbb:  proprietor! il  i ii m mi  &K������k������>k������:  VVW."  ���������JmJmJ  VffTWW������W������  T  f  T  T  f  T  . ;'.--f  . ���������!���������-.  urra  For  t  T  ���������2*'  ���������J"  ���������t-  Y  t  The Dominion Stock & Bond Co. Ld. of Lon- ;*$*  % don, England, having taken in hand the dyking i������  ^ of Sumas Prairie (which practically adjoins Ab- \X  botsford) has assured for us a "great future. j������������>  The already growing and prosperous village ; J:*  is to become a ���������   - >l������  LARGE  MARKET   TOWN  A  V  t  ������?��������� fore I would advise my best friends to buy Ab- >������*  & botsf ord Real Estate now, whether you buy from >|������  *���������* me or not but get in on the ground floor.    Prices arejY  ���������!*  ^ in a very short time and nothing can stop it, there   v,  & fore I would advise my best friends to buy Ab->������������<  bDund to go up.  write, wire or come and  ���������I*  P. 0. Box 58 .   Phone No. 1 i^  Telegram-Sumner, Abbotsford, B. C. '*f  4v<>  I    v  ���������J* ���������������������������������������������<^Mj4Hj4^^ *���������*  Painting, Sign Writing  General repair work .  J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford       --       B. C.  Good Storage Room for  Furniture..  Bib b% h BtHiwH P  B   B  UllllVimL B 8  Eye Sight Spesalist  Manufacturing Qpt'cian  Does  the  Finest .Optical   Work.  Medical men and  others  piy  tribute to his skill. ���������  793 OranvilH St. j '      -Vancou-or  HARRQN BROS.  Embaimers and Funeral Directors .  Vancouver,  Office  and ��������� chapel-:���������,  ;     -1034-Granville*-St.,     Phone' 3486,  North Vancouver, "    Office     and'  chapel^ 116 2nd st. Phone  Lu<i  .Advertise in The  ���������\  WATER   NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby-given that an  application will be made, under  Part V. of the '.'.Water Act, 1909,"  to obtain-a license in the New  W^'Slm nster   District.  (a)' The name/'ad&resss and occupation   6f   the'applicant; .E.M.^  Curtis, -Huntingdon,-B:- -C.J farmeV  '   (b.)   The naihe'bf'th^Oake, stream^  or source;1  Marshall  Creek.   '  (  -  , - (c.) -The point5 of diversion is. at"  its crossing^ Vye Rbad, 'on''section;  ^iine\rbetween"Sections 3.'."arid: 10J in"  Township' 16, iN*...rW.    District.  *. (d.)- The-quantity  'pi: water . ap-,  .jglied'fbr;   Onei-Cii . ,, ^  ���������'.(e.)   The character. ,f>f the     pro^.;  'pose'dy^work;'. ,'Ditch'.,'.', ' . .*'-   '   T  I, (i.)'-' The premises' on which -- the"  water.'is   to  bemused;   S.-.E.   1-4/'  Section. 11,  Township 16,        New  Westminster District.  (g.)' The purposes for'which the  ���������water'is to be used;   Irrigation.  "(h'.j   If for irrigation describe-the  land.intended to ber.irxigated; giving acreage; S.   E.   1-4 Section, 11,;  To.wnshlp -16,   New.  Westminster-.  District, 160 'acres. \    *  (k.)   This1 notice" was posted ��������� on  the 26th' day of November; 1910.  and application was made to the  Commissioner on"-the 30th day' 'of  ���������December) i'9l'd:'"A "������������������������������������'������������������ ���������   ���������',  ���������,1.';' Give the names and addrcss-  "3 of  any riparian proprietors ^or;  'S dishes who or whose lands areH  likely-to  be Effected  by  the:.pr  - ;  posed works, either above or  oe-  low   the   outlet;   A.   J.   Lothrop, -  Frank Munro,  Wm. Fraser, C. -P  Ry.   Co.,   B.   C.   Electric   Ry. -Co.,,  ali addressed at Huntingdon, B. iC.  .  (Signature) E. M. CURTIS  December 1st, 1910.  MISSION  CITY   INKLINGS  1 Mr. Marsh Yocmans was visiting  friends in Mission this week. He is  located on Vancouver Island Where  he works for the C.   P.   R.,   ooo   Mr. A. L. Lazenby nnd h's son,'  and Mr. William Hampton, all of  Port Hammond/are at present on  a trip to their home in the ,01d  (Country. It is some thirty-fijvc*  or forty years since Mr. Hampton'  last.crossed the briny deep lolhis  country, and his,friends trust hn  will enjoy the trip.' Mr. Lazcn-  by was home a ' few years ago.   ooo v  ',Solloway Bros."have purchased a ���������  sawmill and have moved to   ��������� the  Talbut place, where they have secured seme good'timber.  ���������-: OOO ���������  -  Mr; Alexander Lucas has boon ol-'  eeted-by acclamation for Yale   dis  trict in the local house.  ti:  iM���������������"l  At our store, especially for those who shop early.  Out of town patrons will find this a cheery, comfortable store-in which to do their shopping. You'll  forget what the weather is outside when you visit  us^ we" consider our customers, and offer a service  and selection that affords delight and pleasure to all.  Xmas is beginning to assert itself, and as usual those  who shop early are generally the best satisfied.  Commence Your Xmas Shopping Now.  Hand Bags  and Purses  Are about as popular  and suitable as anything  and our selection" of  these goods is one that  cannot fail to be a great  .holp to'gift seekers.-...  Real Seal, Alligatdr,  Suede, - Patent Leather  and/Plain,Leather novelties are shown in excellent variety. .   : ���������  Price from $150 to $25  UmbreMas Make  Worthy  And the choice of  handles shown merits  the attention of ev< ry-  body. .Ladies' children's  and gent's sizes,' and-no  matter. what' price yo,u  wish to pay we can  supply your "wants to  . your entire satisfaciion.  We make a point of selecting the ' smartest  styles, - whether, a- low  priced article or not.  Our price range is large.  From 50c to $10  !asli and Belt Pins  Brooches and   Fancy  Xollar Pins   are. useful  i gifts,/ almost everybody  ������"uses,5one-,"-:and this- -sea-  r[ son1"we';* h'aye' ��������� a .'larger..  range -than | ever...  Art,  copper, ,' ,oxid ised,.; -; and  gilt Effects:an'numerous  ^designs; a   -^ ;.:;.,,.-t.^':-  '      ^;Ffdm 35c to $1.50  Styiish Waists   ,  ���������In  -Net and   Silk, .a ���������  fresh   new lot arrived  last ' week, ��������� ' exclusive  styles' that are bound to  please anyone who-is the  happy ^wear.es'., pf one;  from: our selection;       v  "Prices are reaspnable./  From $2:50 to $25  623-627 Columbia St., New Westminster  fvmifxs������mtifimmLKiumm^W^imms^^B������  When You are Trying the New   ,  ��������� ���������������������������.^���������M  v^imiwi"  ectric Road Call on Us  \utm0mtrtm iww'ni  LLiM'j.'1!! um.**m  Singer Sewing ��������� Machines, Victor Gramophones,  Edison Phonographs, and all the latest Records  always in stock.- Largest collection of Records  in the Province.  NOTE THESE PRICES  Victor No. 1, $31,   Victor No. 2, $42.  Victor No. 3, $50, Victor No. 4, $63  Victor Victroia, Oak and Mahogany, 250  Edison Phonographs  from  19.50 to 250  We have Violins, Mandolines, Guitars, Banjoes, all prices to suit all pockets, Sheet Music,  in fact everything found in a first class Music store  You are welcome whether you buy or not,  call and see us when you are in town.  J.H.TODD'S   Music House  419 Columb'a Street, New Westmin Ji!-cr, 13. C.   ,'     .,     :       I .;!  ������  FO'JK  THE AFBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  ft  i'  ft  #  Ot-  J(-  #  T  All kinds of fresh meats in season.  Fresh Fish every Thursday.  ONLY  A1   MEATS  KEPT IN  STOCK  Wc deliver the goode  J'-  f  ��������� s  -.1  >"<  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION CITY. B.C.  We have a choice selection of Cutlery, Silverware, Carving Sets, etc., very suitable for presents.  V,     Ice Skates and Hockey Sticks, just, the thing  for the boys and girls.  ���������Call and inspect our Cornation Trays, in oxidised copper. There are only a few of these' trays  so call early and secure one.  ��������� ��������� ���������  a  ��������� l\l 4  This hotel has been thoroughly  rennovated throughout and is now  open to the public.  The Bar it stocked, with the  choicest wines, liquors  and cigars.  ������������������.���������in....��������� -;  RLtes: .$1-50 to $2" per day  SAM GILES, Proprietor  r  Henderson  (Associate   Members Can.  Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office, next P. O. . P. O. Box 1 1 |  Christmas ��������� Is "Comin!  %  If you do your shopping here you  have a full   stock to choose  from   ...We have Fancy Fruits, Nuts, Candies',' Toys  for the Children, useful presents for the older ones,  including Fountain Pens $2 to $5. each, Smoking  Sets, Qigar Jars, Fancy Dishes, Mirrors, Hand  Painted Cards and Christmas Cards of all kinds.  COME EARLY  c~������->"."tJ-'-!-n-^.^.^<r-!^JR������rg.r-J-=..l    '    F'lV.Sjg  mrejflrcasuTOVwa.il wamf  Fresh Milk  12 quarts, $T00   Delivered once every morning  ,     Lythwood Ranch,       AbbOtSfOfd  SS E. HERD  Late, of Hudson Bay  Stores,  Vahancuuver.  COSTUMIER and DRESSMAKING  BALL DRESSES A SPECIALTY  D..W. TURNBULL  Abbotsford  and  V  Huntingdon  J  !_   Our cows are specially selected and quality guaranteed.  Good cows always for sale.  J  ocsa! and Personal  Mr. S. A. Morley arrived last  Saturday to assume the /management of the Roy ah Bank  Mr. Cruickshank of Chilliwack  spent Saturday, Sunday and Monday in town.  Mr. J. W. McCallum spent a  day in Vancouver this week on  lusiness.  Mr. IT. A. Howe went Lo van-  couver on Tuesday.   tap   Read   Lindsay   Russell's   auction  sale in this issue.   It w.'ll pay you  probably.   f  p   Mr. Ed. Thomson has sold his  ranch and will reside in Vancouver   tpp   ���������Mr.   J.   J.   McPhpe   was   at   Mt.  Lfhman on Thursday inc^n^ection.  'with a   big real 'estate deal.   tap   Mrs. J. J. Sparrow who has  b"en ill for some days is now convalescent.   tap   BIG  TIME   AT THE  BAZAAR  Yesterday was the day for the  1 . | -z~ai. that this pnpMr has boci*  ,������������������'vci <"'c,;nn: for the pnst few issues. It was a busy day for the  Ladies of St. Matthews. Everybody  wns   thet  buy Tli ci st nils .where thearticles  were for sale was an especia/1 at-  'mc'-ion. Tho proceeds we un-  'Vrsrr"! were perfectly satisfactory; but not any more isatisfact-  oi'v (hi'n the numerous mn'chasers  a I the bazaar, who will by their  purchases make many .a heart  happy on Christmas morning.  That grand refrain, "The Maple  . Forever" will tie brought vividly to  mind   to   former  residents  of  our  Fair  Dominion,   whose  avocations  have   called   them   far  afield,   especially those residing under   the  "Star Spangled Banner" when Av-  iaton Silver Tips, in his supermag-  nifoneous 323 h.   p. compound, dia  metrical,  pyrotec'hnicsl,   gasolanr-  <-���������!!������������������ arrovvplane  (iFern'e" flees   t-<>  Skyattle   on   his   honeymoon   trip  We would advise tho daring aviator,  in   the  words   of one  of   :>ur  late and  lamented generals to  be  sure to "keep the poAvder dry.''  ' /'RETIRES FROM BUSINESS.  On Wednesday evening Mr. J.  A. iSiair severed his connections  with the Commercial Hotel, \the  McEIroy Bros., formerly partners,  taking the Hotel over. Mr.  Blair vail shortly leave Abbotsford  an 1 while we are all sorry to lose  him', y,e,t  we believe that ,he will  i  j continue his  sphere of good citizen Jnp , in * Vancouver.      He   has  nr:dc n. any friends in and, arouna  ..���������* bhoisfori sin'qe coining here,  who have admired his cheerful jok  inlg way of having the best out oi  life that  is in it.  MATSQUI COUNCIL  A special meeting of the Matsqui  council was held in the Orange Hal)  all members of the council being  present, and the reeve.in the chair  The meeting was to meet the representatives of the Glen Valley.  Land Co., Mr. Bissell and others, re  gai-ding the building of a trunk  road through their property'from  the B. C. ,E. R.track to the Fraser River, to be used as a logging  road for the present, and then taken over by the council. The estimated cost of the road to be $21-  000.00  Before the council would take  any action in the matter authorized Councillor Satchell to have  surveys made to ascertain how this  road could be connected up with  Hie trunk roads already in opera-  and rry-epared to I tion and the matter will be discussed at the regular meeting on Dec  ember 3rd.   ooo   MATSQUI nOTEL SOLD  (From' Fraser Valley Record)  The ownersh'p of the Matsqui  Hotel has changed from that of Mr  Samuel Giles to that of Mr. W. T.  Lucas of Vancouver. Mr. Giles  says he does not intend to leave  Mission City for the present. The  travelling public have appreciate!  the hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. S.  Giles as shown by theincreased patronage of the hotel. From reports the reputation of the ihouse  in every respect will be amply sustained by the new proprietor, Mr.  Lucas.  WANTED-A small improved  farm close to town, in exchange  for good, convenient, improved  prairie land. Givtj price, location  and full details. Box. 6, Blackfalds  Alberta. /  ABBOTSFORD  Feed & Grain Store  J. J. SPARROW, prop.  Our prices are .hard to  beat, call and inspect stock  Clearing out Sale  ",���������of- '���������  STOCK,  IMPLEMENTS, ^'FURNITURE ETC.  I   have received ins':ructios from  Mrs. Hannah Fraser. of Abbotsford  to offer by PUBLIC AUCTION  WITHOUT    RESERVE  the whole of her stock, etc ,     on  December, 14, 1910  at 1 p.m     sharp, consisting of;.  2 Teams, working horses, about  2700 lbs., 3 Mares in Foal, 1 Riding  Mare, 3 years.old, 1 Colt, ax mos.,  Mare, three years old; 1 Colt six  months; 5 Milking Cows due to  calve in early Bpring; Spring  Stock; 50 Sheep, South and.Oxford  Downs,all in.lamb to. a Pedigreed  Oxford Down Ram.; 3 Hogs; Ch'ck  ens; Geese; and Turkeys; as .well  as Mower; Spade Disc; Hay Rake  Separator, Drag Harrows; Plow;  Two Wagons; Buggy; . S,undry.  Toois, Harness, etc. '3 Tons'of Potatoes; 30 Boxes of Apples as well  as a quantity of Furniture and  other Sundries.  TERMS are Cash on fall of Hammer.  The Auctioneer wishes to draw  special attention to this sale a*J  the animals are a first-class lot  and the majority of the madhinery  is practically new.  For Further particulars write to  LINDSAY  RUSSELL  Auctioneer  J J'BOTSFORD,   B.   C.  Cai leaves New Westminster for  Abbotsford at 9 p.m. on day     of  THIS IS  WORTH CONSIDERING  Intense love  for England, not by  intensel oye  for England, not fey  looking  backward  toward Rome,  or Normandy, or the an'cient home  of  the   Anglo-Saxons.        Canada  can rise to greatness only iby     an  intense   Canadianism,   'a   national  spirit so  powerful as to draw together men of all races <and racial J  origins.   Imperialism  must  adjust  itself to  this national spirit.  Would   th.s love apply to  Abbotsford?  A. H. HA  PIGS ALWAYS FOR SALE  Wellington Ranch  f  f'-z- -'���������*���������**' --rtrfrr-T ���������"'--"���������"��������� ������^���������Iftii'irair ""'���������'���������'  "���������* n    -*���������  ���������   1 ���������'-L- '������������������   nirtn     r-"-'- 'im  *\  =FC  ��������� ������  Vancouver, B. C.  33SS  -iw-r���������r~r-  "JTTl"  V-  J  I  I  I  kht,  w;  I  I  I  it'f  Ii  ii  ft  ft  I  I Hi,i  /  -    ������Yi M.m.^i.V    Ijf

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