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 t     ���������")' *_ "jy -  -'7  ������  I?  f;  %  ���������?) It  ^  ^voiTVri:; no:   3:  OFFICIAL PAPER OFTHEf GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  ABBOTSFORD,   B,   C, FRIDAY,   DEC. 12 1913  $1.00 per Year  =^ SCHOOL MATTERS ^  Our stock of groceries for  the Xmas trade is. complete in every line, while  prices, are the very lowest.  All orders promptly attended to i  ETTLED  1TSP COUNCIL MEET  HTML LP  -Te;  -���������  W--  A full line of Mechanical Toys^and  Novelties in stock lComea|rf*ee  Tlic delegation appointed at the     re  cent ratepayers   meeting)   to interview  the government     in regard, to securing  the necessary funds ^continue the upkeep of the schools,- consisting of,    Mr  B.A.Cawley, M.'L.^/j'Mr. J.' A. Mc  Gowan,   president of the Oonsivo     Association,  andMriH.^Uanson, secrot-  ' aiy of the school bao*djJ returned  from  their"trip on Saturday^st to the capital .   The' ��������� seqretary steftes that    while  in Victoria the delegation met with, - a  .vei\/ coirtreous treatment     from     the  government,-' 'and the seven     hundred  arid-fifty dollars asked for wasgranted  with'the understanding that Ihe school  board Who had previously tendered resignations wquW withdraw      the same  and continue in office until their respec,  tivs terms   expired next'June.    -    This  they have decided to do" and once more  harmony prevails in  school     mattdrs,  and the most important'matter of    all  is that the teacl?ers will receive      their  hard earned salaries.    ;j  '���������>SJisQ������  The council met in the municipal hall  on the lost Saturday in. November, the  roeveand.thecouncil.au being present  ���������Communipations Were received from  R.  K.:,Nicholl, stating . that he had  MILLINERY. STORE  OPENS  Another new business has been added  to the growing prosperity of. Ab-  bi-tssford, and one which should prove' a  blessing tothe fair sex, ,'as now they;  will be able to pi ocurc, all,;, the latest  Blj les in head gear without having to '  cross the line.to make their purfehases  with the incidental troubles of "custom*  duties and the other little-worries. Mrs.  the building by Lee's Bakery: :' The  lady is thoroughly"familiar ' with, the  i. ideate manufacture of all the latest  and should be a lucrative business. The  store will also carry a stock of',ladies  and children's wear.   ��������� -    -      -    .  <vc   <L~  ���������M-hi  TOPICAL JESTERS  u t  L.,1  \U undertsinad that the manufacturers o!'2 in 1 have offered Teddy ��������� quite  a fabulous salary'to go , on tour in  vaudeville. Teddy has the offer under advi^ment. Good luck ,Teddy,nev-.  er mind the mail.  : It was not until .Gernaey's startling  appearance in the polioe*ourt scene  -in tlfe Minstrel show last Week. that  " lus wife was able to pick him .out. Ah,  - 'there's a reason. - ,   J  "Abbotsford has a real "white hope'',  "-one th^t can come back, too. This  white hope came back at the las^  dance given by the Quadrille Club, and  lot ������ of people ' thought he wouldu t  Tut-tut.     ��������� '. \  The Professor, who says .he. is \cry,  busy'these'days-doing what ?? >mana-  +������vi icsqueeze hiimself away fora Sat ir  day.night:in town last week.--He re-  peris that things in Vancouver arc  verv quiet, especially, after closing  '  ��������� time.      -    ' '" '        :   '  .  i  Our   Ideal railway magnate ' reports  thai' things are hi a very ���������    prosperous  'condition on his'Rawnch',  and he    m-  ���������!..iH. looking out for a hired man.   ������>s  he finds that  dairy business   is iuCreas-  " ing ;o greatly,   that he has -' scarcely a  ' -|>'.t ci time to go  for the mail.  ./.'J. advises that'all cows be given  Coil Liver Oil. PiUs agrees, F. J. has  tho matter under consideration  Have you noticed that one of the  c.isloms' employees walks verv ������������������ in y  past tho dairy���������bossy might -."lick-'  ���������him.  EVERYBODY"  ��������� It is evident that Christmas is draw  ino-near-and that  all our people      are  busy witH a variety of    happy     enjoy-,  ments. On Monday evening the Rev. O  McDiarmid of Langley gave, a lantern  hctureinthe   Presbyterian church  under     the auspices"       of the       Young  People's Guild. It     was greatly enjoyed- On Wednesday the Cradle Roll      of  the Presbytdrian   church      met   in the,  schoolroom  and the little, tots had a  most enjoyable time     as Well as then-  parents, " Who were present.   On Thurs-  .davc'afternobn theW.  A.  of St Mathews church held their'annual   sale - of  woik and also served supper.       , . On  Friday evening the True  Blue Association gave a concert and supper. So  til's has been a lively week.  There   are  not many indications of hard times, at  least in some quarters   of   our  population,   yet the prosperous   and comfortable'should not forget  the good resolution of the Board of Trade of which  public'notice was given last    week   ki  the Post, and "remember the poor."���������  Communicated . i  At the Fraser Valley Presbyterian  Ministerial Association ' held on Monday last at Mt. Lehman it Was dec'id-,  ed to' observe the ���������' Week, of , universal  prayer from January fourth' to January eleventh in as many places as  possible in tlic Valley' and this to he  ���������followed by an evangelistic campaign  of two weeks  QUADRILLE GLUB DAMGE  ?    -   * v' . 1  .. The-Abbolsford^Qiia^leXlKib^hell.  another of their popular -dances -in the  Alexandria Hall/ on Friday evening" of  ,'l'ast week. "A larger., crowd .than usual  was, in-, attendance , that -J the dancers  dispersed Jit'Jmidnight, Sfce* committ-  -tee jn charge'of the arranging,", of these  Jpof-ular dances are ' to be congratulated "on the excellent manner , an 'which  these dances, are ' conducted. ��������� Every  person attending appears ��������� .to be bent  upon, having a good time with the inevitable happy result. , The floor was  found to be in exocllent condition and  Blair's Orchestra furnished the needful'  The next dance of this club- will be  gh en on Friday the nineteenth ��������� instant  The following   were present:         ^  Mrs. and MissA Henderson,   Mrs.   Cyril Hulton-Harrop,   Mrs. Arthur  Hult-  on Harrop, Mrs. 'Geo. 'Clark, Mrs/ and  'MissZeigler,.Mr.-and Mrs.,Geo. Kerr'  Mr. andMrs.P. R. Peek,'Mr. and Mrs  Eby,  Mr. and Mrs. King. Mr.  and Mrs1  'C'.'B. Hill-Tout, Mrs. W. Taylor, Mrs.  Irving, Mrs./ann Miss Atwood,      Mr.  and Mrs. Riddle,(Kilgard),   Mrs.   Ches  \.ix\  Miss Doris Rowe,  Miss  McCaiium  Miss . ^cCorkill,  Miss Alexander, Miss  Pearl Alexand*.,  Miss Hill-Tout,  Miss  McLaren,  Miss  Waugh, Miss _M.    ' A.  A   Shortreed, Miss Maggie   Sho'rtreed,  Mifs "Doris1 McLagan.(Kilgard)      Misa  Grace Kennedy, Miss' Ryall, Miss Robinson (Victoria)  Messrs Paul  Taylor  Alex. Sutherland, W. Hillicr, J. Kennedy, C.Gough, C. M. Baynes, T. jBrad  nor.  E.  Ryall, A. C. Ward,  C.  A. Pur  ver, R. J.  Shortreed, R.  J.   Shortreed  jr.,   C.   Fraser, P. D., McLagan,   (Kil-  gard)   F. J. Boulter,' J.  Saunders,   A.  Fermor,   William and Harold HillTout  C. Winquist,   B.  J.    Gernney,   James  Downie', E. Scotsvold, Geo.   Hayes,   J.  Lloyd, II.  Von'    Knoblich, (Mt. .Lehman)  G. H.  Liddell  and S.     A. Mor-  ley  Constable Saunders, who has .been  doing police work here since Constable  Brown .departed, has been notified he  h-as been appointed   permanently  Rc\. Ci'McDiaimid   pceaches  for Mr  Campbell on the coming Sabbath and  Mr Campboll  takes   the   services . at  Morrayvillc and Fort  Langley  ,n.   A.;,iti������uUui..u������-b.-,- B-rthaiKinghasopcaiedamillinety   es  a large quantity of fuse and powder on   tafcljsh^?lit pn Essondene Avenue,    m  .hlf.ii J Letter filed -1-- '���������"*"  Progress CJub, Vancouver re advertisement in the Lendon- Times' Special  Coast number,, to be issued shortly.  The council declined to take any space  H.   Skouge,  re interruption of     the  proceedings commenced under the Dit.  ches and Water Courses-Act. The-clerk  was instructed to reply that no member of the" council    wished to-   put obstacles  in the way    of Mr.   Skouge m  ��������� th-s matter     of his attempting'   to im-  pioychislandby    draining , and  any  action that had been taken   was to try  to removal wtfat was   considered & misunderstanding between neighbors.  '   Messrs Thomas_and Mark     Jacobson,  asking that some work be done -on the  hill. on the proposed road through ��������� 'tho  centre of,theteast 4 ofthe.S.W. i of  section,and township sixteen.  The coun-  cihd(5olinedt,otake;any   action  as  i|he  the plan of sitb-d^visipn had - not: been  ;accepted. .;-       .a,. ��������� t      ,v    '   ' '    -'  ^Municipal-solictors stating  that.- the  c6nveyance of Mnd for xoad  through' a.  .portion of������;the south east-i of/section-  rtwenty Itownship thirteen . would *   be'  ��������� mude ou,t    as soon 'as    the,title' - Was  straightened out which would-be" in the  course of a month-or.so.. Filed.       '     -  " The solicitor'reported land      tax're-  coipts     :';" -  ��������� ' ''  Andrew Caldcr asking for refund of  land taff-for several years back claiming that 'he paid wild land tax on half  oLthe.ctuarter, The clerk was instruct  ed'to lay all the facts before the muni  cipal solicitors N  ,\V. J. Ware asking if the council intended to proceed with the establishment' of 'the road; from the centre of  township and section sixteen, north   to  the Yale road.   This   was accompanied  by one from the Abbotsford Timber  &.  Trading Company asking that'this be  established as soon as possible. Mr. J  McG owan gave verbal^    assurance that  the company would not be.adverse to  tho coancil assuming " a portion  of the  road already    constructed   from     the  mill to the Yale road. Councillor Fred  rickson was instructed to .engage     -an  engineer to prepare the necessary plan  so that   the road may be      established  without any unnecessary delay.  Mrs. Maro Dcnnison, asking payment  of expenses incurred    while  in   attend'  a.iec at police court trial  hold in   Abbotsford'during July. Tho council  dc.  clincd to make paymont  Annie B. Smith stating' that she had  sustained a broken arm   while      riding  along inc roQd lettdi-n& 8rom tho oast"  em end of tho Matsqui-Mt. Lehman  (Harris) road to the Fore road, 1/er  pony having stepped in an exposed  postliolo and stumbled. She requested payment for expenses incurred and  loss of time. Councillor Boll was to in  vestigatc the circumstances and report  at the next meeting of bhc council.  The municipal solicitors forwarded  certificate of title as follows: Freeman  estate, land for Aldergrove station rd.  Nascou, land for diversion  of Lo Feu  vre road; Frey, land for diversion of -  Ross road; Gray, Aldergrove gravel  pit- 'Nelson, addition to Glenmore  school lot: Page, land 'for Smith- '  J ones road; Lundebdrg, land for portion of Aldergrove station cut-off rd.^  Resolutions;properly   endorsed   and, ,  passed were:  That the B.   C   Electric      Company  Company be rpqucsted      to replace the  culvert at Glover  with a trestle as the  water winnot find sufficient'.outlet dur   t  ing heavy rains, ���������   thereby .causing the  Township line road   to'be flooded.  .That the clerk write to the ' owner   of  tho cast half of D. L. forty-six',>nd re  quest thirit when, rebuilding; the,   fence    ,  -along t^eejastboundary, jaa-o'acb limit; ���������_  of fifty feet be allowed as it is_the������m  ,t������tioii of the.councU,to." establish-thw ���������  roe.dof this, width . T-    \/   - ^ ���������  That Councillpr'Bell have a further ���������  appropriation .of ,thirty^Bejen.;.dollars -  on the Sim,road ->\ ,.",{, ^JyUj    -      " -  That Councillor Satchell have a fur-  ���������ther appropriation o'f twentyrfive Hoi-   -  lars for tho Bates.'road ditch.;- J  That Councillor Fredeirickson bo  authorized to expend up to fifty dollars in moving back about <twentyfivo  rods bf fence along the Wright road.  That Councillor Melander have a fur. -  ther appropriation of one hundred dol  larson  the Aldergrove station cutoff  road.  That Councillor Melander bo   authorized to make tho necessary repairs     to  '. the DoWnes raad.  That Councillor Fredcrickson be authorized; to.expendupto,. soypnty-fiva  dollars'on tlie Skouge road ditctf.  That Councillor Satchell have a fur-  fuither appropriation of .thirty dollars  .lars for tho Israel rpad bridge  - That Councillor Satchell have a  fui ther approuriatioo of thirty dollars  ��������� on the Marshall  road.  That Councillor Melander be authorized lo expend thirty-yye dollars on  the King, road by the property of C.  B.  Hill-Tout  That Councillor Melander be author-  i/o'l to make the needed repairs to the  Little road to the extent of ten dollars  Messrs Gwillim, Crisp & .MacKay,  solicitors for J. H. Malahcr, owner of  t he south, eighty acres of the northeast  | of section twenty-three, iownslrtp  fourteen submitted profile of the half  rood allowances shown on the plan of  subdivision, also a map of the adjoin  ing properties and asked that tho the  ^sub-division plan be approved. On  motion    the council declined .to accept  said plan on the ground that the road  Sass^s^e^^js^^^ "THE ABBOTSFORD POST
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THE ABBOTSFORD POST.
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.surrounding district. . N
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Our ShibV-^leth���Neither for nor agin the Government.
FATAL   ACCIDENT AT
KAMLOOPS
Friday,   Dec. 12, 1913
SUMAS COUNJir, MEETi'MG
(From     Huntingdon   Star)
Sumas
in the
all
present
The regular meeting   of   the
Municipal    Counc;l was      held
municipal hal)i on Saturday last
members of 'the council    being
with the reeve in  the chair.
Minute,s of the previous   meeting read
. and adopted.    <
Mr. Wm. Porter addressed the council
concerning the   Angus'Campbell     road
> to remove thcdlrt thrown up from the
diich and was authorized  to move    'it
with shovel. ������ .
Mr. Wm.'Fooks reported the completion of one side o( fence.on the Pott
i'nger road and asked that payment be
made for" tlfat" amount. Granted.
J'Movcd that ������ the clerk be autl/ori/ed
to furnish the       editor      of      the
Huntingdon Star with a copy . of tlic
minutes of this council for publication
" The following bills were passed
payment: .
School Salaries
m
appointment of a S. P. C A, officer
this district
This |Wasi discussed and laid "over for
the council of next year
Communication from the Abbotsford
District Board of Trade re the establish
ing of a high school in this district re-
fivrul to.the school  board."
Communication from Mr. Allan Pur
vis, B. Q E R. manager, -regarding
drainage was accepted
���Road by-law   12;},    Gordon  Avenue,
adopted and finally passed
Moved th'at the Reeve and clerk be
authorized   to sign  Road  By-law  No.
for
anc
incidentals
"" '    479.05
Henderson  &  Taylor,   surveying 38.00
G.   Hallett   and   others '.  161.15
J.  S. Hicks   and others  ...- 09.15
��� W.Fooks....... '. -. :..   46.20
-    Abbotsford  timber &' Trad.  Co 43.39
Clerk's salary  ar.d   .sundries    37.05
Bounties," McDonald,  Wright   and
, '   '    Hamilton       22.90
Mr. W. H. Fadden brought copy of
'��� Sunday shooting by-law of Gh.liiwack
and a'fter discussion it was moved: , .
'" . That a'.petitioncbc laid on the "table
on election day to give, the ratcocyors
an opportunity for expressing their op-
ions    regarding the     firearms by
law   (against Sunday ' shooting)     and
that a copy, of the by-law   be posted up
..-.-Mil ,t'he.:munlc\pal hall- '   ���'.
Councillor McKenzio  brought   to .the.
- attention di ^he.'cotmcil ���' the bad    con-
~ dition of,the Boundary  ' road between
"this   Milsted   and Nelson -    "properties,
.whore a new culvert  had  been      placed
but the approaches     were  ' not    solid.
Council agreed that some   sinall       improvement should be made.
.-������   Mr.   A. Schiller ivporlcd the   impnssi.
b'ility of aroad   up   to his pace
. S.E. Mtfrcy' also    spode   on   the   same
trouble.   Tlfc parties ultimately   agreed
-that it was better to Wait     until      the
New Year,   when a sufficient  appropria
tion  might be made  to put   the     road
in good repair.
: Reeve   reported  ���   a    communication
"   F.   D.  Taylor,  re Indian  reserves
Moved thatthis council make all
t possible negotiations with the Domin-
'  ion. and provincial .governments   to sec
��� lire the York Indian' Reserve for a
public park' and that tho' council as"
as a.body      be a committee     to   intor-
]-27 conveying    abandoned    roads     "in
Lot  353 ��� to original  owner
Moved that twenty dollars be expanded on the Sumas Mountain road. ���
Moved that the muicipal ' books ' be
audited, and that the manager of the
Quebec Bunk   be appointed auditor
Moved that J. W. Winson be appointed returning officer for the ,coming
municipal election
That the next regular meeting of the
council behold on Monday, January-5
instead of the preceding Saturday, Jan
uary '3rd, 'and court of Revision on
���th..' same day between the hours of 12
a.m: and 2 p.m., when the voters list
will be gone over
Moved that the nominations for the
r-e\ c and'-council be held on Monday,
Jenuary the Twelfth/ between the
hours of twelve and two p.m. and the
election beheld the following Saturday, January the SEVENTEENTH
4t the municipal hall, Vye Road and
also at Kilgard' school
] The council then adjourned.
���-(The.editor of this paper Wishes 'to
(lank the 'council for "their resolution,
authorizing iljfc clerk to send a report
of t-l.fi council meetings
(From;the   Fraser   Valley Record)
Mr Alex..' McKay of Mission City,
returned home on Saturday last from,
Kamloops where he had been called "on
account! of the death of his youngest
brother,  Mr,  Thomas McKay.
The-' deceased who , was a young man
of, twenty-six years of age,     had     been
em ployed, as a blacksmith   at  one      of
the construction camps on the Canadian Northern, a short   distance      from.
Kamloops   On Monday,- December the
first he visiftcd Kamloops    with     the
intention of returning to camp on      a
Speeder,- after making some purchases,
lie started for the camp but the speed
er broke down, and he returned to tiie
/city, au'd was prevailed to sleep in   the
caboose oi    one    of the    construction
trains which leave for the camp in  the
morning:'   He occupied a   bunk in  the
cupola,, .the restrof the   crew sleeping
below.    ,--   ' ��� '
Shortly; after midnight, an engine be
longing-tb'the company "crashed into
the caboose, hurling Mr. McKay to
the floor. He was immediately taken
to the hospital, where it Was found his
injuries'AVcro fatal, and in twenty-four
hours after he had succumbed. Tw
other brothers, one residing- in Winnipeg and,one in Vancouver, were also
summoneh and arrived in Kamloops
in time, to attend the funeral
The debased .'who was. a sober (industrious young man, was primo favorite " with all who knew him, and his
suddonf death came as a shock.
It is claimed that tliVre wore no
lights on the engine, caboose or the
switch at the time, the accident, and
that .the engine had been going at the
rate of twenty miles an hour. None
of. the 'other occupants of the'caboose
Were injured although they, all received a severe jar. <-- '      '
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-The   funeral of   the late  Mr ^George
Munroe, whose death occurred on last
���Thursday;     after a protracted    illness,
was largely attended   by sympathising
fru-nds of the deceased and. family." and
-       -      .'Our   readers, .from all parts   of the Valley      An  im-
a.-, thus assured of the .full proceedingB^'essiv^unero; service was conducted
of the  meetings "each month.   It  '" has    ���' St.   Andrew>. Presbyterian  church
.by;Ro-v./P;r':.ptmb'th^pio'ne'er Presbyter
;ian missionary "of.' tlic. Fraser"' Valley,
-mid-aifoJH.time -friend-.Withe\deceased
-assisted b^."the,pastor;'.Rev:~ -J". Thor-
r-burri Conn. -. After" the" ceremony .the
cortege.'proceeded to tho Hatzic cemetery "where'the last 'sad rites were performed. ���;'������'���
lhgs
been thb privilege of ^he editor to visit  tliacouncil meetings, on :several,' q'c-
ci'Mons" this year, -and it appeared  "^on:
those occasions (hat ' the people of fs'uTc
'."as municipality.were fortunate   in:>-"a
choice of men to carry,    on their busi-'
nnss, showing ��� the goo.d   judgment.'" of
t.!>     voters   of the" municipality.���Erl:'p
MISSION CITY BOARD OF   TRADE
OIL DEPOSITS-AT HATZIC "'
(From   the   Fraser   Valley Record)
Mr. Bouchier of Hatzic Prairie returned to .Mission City, from Vancouver on Friday last where he had ba>n
for a.week, getting'assays on there
cent crude petroleum deposits founcTon
his property. He 'was very pessimistic
in regard to tho statements made by
thjassayers and thinks he has a very
good thing in his find.
"Although    ilhadboenl   known     for
.    ���'   r ������      -..'������ . some time that there is oi   on-the nrai
view the commission on Indian   affairs   ..;,, ���<.,���.*���,,��� :;���,,���   ,,-      -   ,'\       ,     \"   ���
'   | Ul- ^lutace indications clearly  showing
it. no attempt has been ���.m.ade to drill
for it so far, but now Mr. Bouchier intend* to start boring immediately, over three hundred acres of his farm hav
fug been staked off -by himself and
f: iends.
Naturally   the    staking    commence
mem, of operations here    led to    tho
." In tho reports of the various committees on Monday evening" there'is- a
statement that cannot well bo overlooked. Chairman Stuart of the Roads
and Bridges committee in reporting on
Monday evening said, '.''Mostly everything brought to the attention- of the
government by tho committee has had
something done to1 it." It is known
that the board   has called many things
" the deceased, were Messrs James* Plum t0 ^ attention of thc local rePreSenta
ridke, Ritchie, McEwen, Hughes ' Phil   tlV��' ^ t0 b�� *bIe t0 r��P��rt tlmt  '<V
cok and' 'M>.K'iM',rm-     '" '   ' f results are'so satisfactory speaks  vol-
The-pallbearers;- all   old-timers
the district   and ihli mate friends
m
of
M. P.
L. A.
: -and thank Col.. J. D. Taylor,
and also write S. A. Cawk-y, M.
for. correspondence
Communication from Miss Remington "and Mr. C. St. G. Yarwood re
HuntinuUn and Riversi'de   ro:-.d.
Moved (hat the proposal of Mis
���Remington for the conveyance of the
fctrip of land adjoining the Huntingdon
and Riverside road, l)e accepted; also
thai, the council,accept the offer of Mr
Yarwood and will spent on that par
tici'lar   portion of (he said   road      any
..'moneys lie may hand ovri- for that
purpose.
��� Mr. F. Sutliorhy 'interviewed the
council' regarding (he reversion of .as*
HCKPmont of his j)roj,erty, and tho poK-
sibility of opening up annul through'
it in tho New year,
Mr Jones asked for.sometiliing to be
done to carry seepage from his place a-
crosathc road. This also had to Wait
until the new year
Communication from Mrs-. Wolfe,
president of the Woman's Institute, as'
mg for steps .to be taken   towards'the.
staking ol      all       the
adjoining
cok aiuL.-McKibbon.
The- deceased who was sixty-seven
yooi-s,pf age at the time of his death
was a native of Scotland and came to
Canada when a young man,' settling
in   Muskoka, Ont. . About twenty-sev-
.en years ago lie-moved "to British Columbia and was'- -one-of tho pioneers
Wu.>helped,tolay tli,e foundation ' of'
this now prosperous community
.   Mr.   Munroe   leaves      to mourn  his
loss  a widow,  four daughters,     Mrs;.
Lyons,   Kamloops,  Mrs. T.  Thompson
Mis.  J. ���A.'McIntyre,  and Mrs. p. J.
Miller, and one son,  John, all residing
in Mission,City   "
Mr.   Munroe was an  active member.
of the Presbyterian church.      In     his
church and social   relationship   ho ever
property and now tljo   whole prairie   is
literally staked
T/ip raw material which was discov-
������'vd about four feet below the surface
is,u black, mushy substance, somewhat resembling gunpowder, and
strongly impregnated with the odor
of crude petroleum   and tar
The new find is creating considerable
excitement throughout the district,
numerous visitors from the coast cities
visiting the place every day, while on
Sunduy last a representative of the
Standard Oil Company looked thel
ground over. ���
Boring operations will be awaited
with much interest by all - throughout
tho Prairie and Misssioh  City.
showed a .generous spirit and< willingness to extend help to othora. His
kindly qualities of m ind and heart
won for him a largo circlo of friends
throughout the Valley and his passing will occasion .sincere regret, especially among the pioneers whose ranvs
are being steadily thinned us the!years
roll on.
Ammlg. the,.floral Wreathes "wore;
Artificial, wreathe from the family;
wieathcH, managers of St. Andrew's
Presbyterian church;'Ladies' Aid; Mr
and Mrs. Geo. Campbell, Clbverdale;
Mr. and Mrs. McEw.cn, Mr, and'Mrs.
W J Manson, Hatzic; Burns' Club; Mr
"J"! Mrs. H. Windebank; Mr. and Mrs
Wallace; sprays, Dr. and Mrs. Stuart:
Mr. and Mrs, J. Boyer and Mrs. Hor-
ron.      .
results aro'so satisfactory speak
umes for both the   government and also the board.   No need   to ask whether tho board of trade is of yalue to the
town. ^-
There was a good al tendance at the
meeting and in the. absence of tho presi
dent the vico-prosieent    took the chair
The minutes of the previous general meeting wero read and adopted.
Thc Industrial agont of the C. P. R..
at Calgary asked for information a-
bcut Mission, City, its climate, people,
opportunities in a business Way, market's lor ,the natural products of the soil
and prices, amount grown per acre of
all kinds of fruit grain and vegetables/
piice of , fruit and other acreage, for
friend in Gova Scotia. Th�� secretary
Was asked to draft up a detailod rd-
iv.rb>and send direce
A manufat'urors 'Association has
been formed in'Vancouver and their ' i-
dea is to co-operate with the rest of
tha province with a viow to "advertising,
what is manufactured in B.' C. and to
induce the people of the province to
patronize homo made products in pre-
fcicncelo that  made  abroad. Tho
soorotaryi will  writo telling what     k
made in Mission City
Other boards of trade, throughout
tho province aro taking a similar
course. ���'.���'..
quire about.the price of laad, ;'ppportun
ities for chicken raising,   fruit-growing
and a lot of ��� other   information which
"is usual with intending settler^and all
.who seek such information;     '.|i-  ���     "'
From J.E. Griffiths and others re
requests for 'extension of ferry service
Th'3 ferry will during .the Wjnter run
on Sundays as   heretofore       ir
From Mr. Cotteroll, superintendent
of.C'P. R.', stating that at the board's
request the lights at tho station are
to be kept on till tWcnty-lwd. o'clock
each .evening...'-...' \
The secretary. is to Write the C. P.
R. callfrijg attontiqujto .the .,'disgi-ace^ul
condition of the road'in front of their
property -
Thc question of the health of"-; "t!no
town came up for discussion on ��� hear-
ing the report of the chairman Xoi the'
hf.alth committee, who stated it ' was
not all that was desired. This is a
difficult matter to cope with, and only
a policeman has 'power for action in
the mattor in order to . secure conviction if necessary "=
Agreement1 with the Western Qanada
Power JCompany' 'was-or'dered signed
by the prosident and secretary
However there were cases in town
tant-required   attention. ,
The secretary was instructed to. "ask
tji'o government agent at New .Westminster why it is that -the new court!
house and jail is not open to tho public as it has been finished for sometime.
Also that the secretary write Col.
J. D. Taylor,M. P. and ask for information re tho new post office.
Mr. Vcrchere on behalf of tho street
lighting committee gave alengtny report of tho amounts collcctied and also
how tho amounts stood, etc.
Tho  committe      would like a    fefw
more subscriptions    and if-thorn     are
appreciate having the town well light,
cd Mr. Verchoro would be -'.pleased    to
have their subscription.
The commiteo received the thankg of
A  number of communications were'   v
read from tho secretary of the Fraser   the board for their work
Valley Development League,    purporting to bo from   inquirers    who    have
wot ten for information. The letters in
i
I:'11
i
At the next meeting of the- Port
Coquitlam couneil a by-law will be in
troduced abolishingJth,c Wards.
I qv  W  U  %  %  I  I,  THE    ABBOTSFORD   POST     'ABBOTOTOD,   6.   0.  en s   INeckwear r or  Each Tie packed in Fancy Box,  Price 50c, 75c. $1 and $1.25  Men's Silk Nit Mufflers, 35c. 50c. and $1.00  .   1  t ' '  nice assortment of Felt Slippers,  all sizes, for Men, Women  and Children at the  lowest prices  Essendane Avenue  Abbotsfsrd. B. C,  -Z_f"  '��������� *-.-  TSFO  ABBOTSFORD, B. Or    ���������'��������� -  ���������   first-class in every. respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,.'  rt-  RATES,  $T.50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  | A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORSa  BUTCHER  ork, Mutton, .^eefyVeal, Poik Sausage?,   Wesinie  nd Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  P ������"������"������������������ ������"*~e"������"������-0"������"������"t.^.������~o..t..t^������a.^^j^.,  By MARY ROBERTS  Copyrigtit.  1910. by Bobbs-Mey  rill Co.  every one wno nas counted the pas*  Ing of seconds' knows how they drag.  With my eyes on the room across, and  my flnger on the trigger,. I waited as  best 1 could. At ten,minutes i wa0  conscious there was_8ome one in tb  room over the way. - Ana then fce came  Into view from.the aide somewhere,  ana went to the table.. He>ad bis  back to me, ana I could only see that  he was a* large man;' with massive  shouiaers ana dark: hair.  It was Oifflcult to make out what ho  was doing.' After a half minute, however, he steppea to, one side, and X  saw that he had lighted a candle and  was systematically.reading'ana then  burning certain papers,, throwing the  charrea fragments on the table. With  the same glance that tola me that, I  knew the man.   It was Schwartz.  I was so engrossed in watching him  that when he Came airectly tb the window. I stood perfectly still staring at  J him. With the light at his back I  felt certain I had.been discovered, but  I was wrong. He shook the-newspaper that had held the fragments out  out of the window, lighted a cigarette  and turned back into the room.  He was not alone., for he addressed  some one In the room behind.  '���������You are sure you got them all?" he ���������  said.' / ' ���������  The other party came within range  of vision.   It ,was Davidson.  "All there were,1 Mr." Schwartz." he  replied. - "We"were'iiearly,finished be-'  U:e'iiuK in ���������,* nana, xne wotnnn \\na  thrown her veil back, but I could see  nothing of ber face as sbe stood. Klle  looked small beside Schwartz's tower-  lug height, and she wore black.  She must hare said something Just  then very quietly, for Schwartz suddenly wheeled on her. I had a clear  view of him. and If ever guilt, rage  ,and white lipped fear showea on a  man's face it showea on his. He re-  pliea-a half, dozen words in a low  tone and made a motion to offer her a  chair.   Sbe paid no attention.  I have no idea how long a'time the?  talked. \ The fresh outburst of noise  below made it Impossible to hear what  they said, and always there  was the  maddening fact that I could  not see  her face.    I  thought of Mrs.  Fletn  ing, but this woman seemed younger  and more slender. Schwartz was argu-  ing, I imagined, but sbe stood immobile,   scornful,   watching   him.     She  seemed to have made'a request, and  the man's evasions moved her no wblt.  .   It may have been only two or three  minutes,    but    it    seemed     longer  Schwartz had given up the argument.  whatever.it was, and by pointing but  the window I supposed he was telling  her he had thrown what she wanted  out  there.    Even   then  sbe  did   not  turn toward me.   I could not see even  her profile.  . What happened next wa3 so unexpected that it remains little more than  a picture In my mind. The man threw  out his hands as if to show he could  not or would not accede to her" request.  He was flushed with rage, and even  at that distance the ugly scar on his  forehead stood out like a welt. The  next moment I saw the woman raise  her right hand with something in it.  I yelled to Schwartz to warn him.  but he had already seen the revolver  As he struck her hand aside the' explosion came.' I saw ber' stagger,  clutch at a chair and fall backward  beyond my range of vision.  Then the light went out, and 1 was  staring at a black brick walL        ^  I fell rather tuna ran down to tne  floor below and got to the street. 1  found the gate to tlie. White Cat without trouble    The inner gate was un  ��������� '    ���������.-    *. but the end was  ��������� ���������;-!     >������ .  :';ir-:. -(.)s[iii<i| aiiiDtiiance,  ��������� will -i/i.. .���������!>..,.. ���������f |fS (���������.,( fia jt  ."<���������<! r r <<������'i|fj ,uui n'urv:ed away  ������������������  U'iikh j'jii (iroiis out of tuls story,  J> J;:i   us iiiiiiii i- i-uncerued.  riiive ecu- !iv^ ������nrl as many report-  ��������� -s Mimed s-nwjiriz mi of that night.  nd use. i:e.tt day to get his story.' But  :������������ remained  m  biding.    Even in her  i������uu.v Hl.iMi Butler's bate had carried '  ���������icr through the doorway after him. to  ������������������ollapse mi the stairs.  I took a car and .  rode to the, hospital.    A night watchman  in   felt  shoos admitted me and.  look nie upstairs.  The cover was drawn up to the ln������  Jured woman's .-bin. where it was folded, neatly back. Her face was bloodless, und her fair hair bad been gathered up in a shaggy knot. She was  breathing slowly, but regularly.. and  her expression was relaxed-more restful than I bad ever seen It As I stood  at the four of the bed and looked down  at her I knew that as surely as death  was coming U would be welcome.  Edith and  Fred were there.    As he  sat there beside the bed 1 knew by his  race that he was repeating and repent-:  Ing every   unkind   word  he. bad  said  about Ellen  Butler.    Once she asked  ���������for water without opening her eyes,  and Fred slipped a bit oi Ice "between  her white Zips. - Later" in" the' night she    '  looked up.tor an^Instant at me.  "He struck my hand," she said, with  difficulty.  By morning she was rallying a little _''  !  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  H������  ?������' formation regarding the farm and fruit landsof  II  &tne district, and industries already established        Jj  ERASER VALLEY  NEWS   ITEMS I    Only whito men will bo allowed     to  ifish' on the northern rivers next year.  A close season for sturgeon will be  one of tho questions under consideration between Prof.r Prince, Dominion  StatesFisheries Commissioner and the  Fisheries    Commission    of the United  States when they meet at Ottawa this  month  Tito catqli of fish on the Fraser River this year Was twice as large as  any  other plaice in the   provindc.  * Two lady candidates for school trustees   will present themselves  to      tho  electors at Port Coquitlam.  The Colony Farm won four     prizes J    Another superior school 'is being talk  at tho Horso Show in Chicago. ed of for Maple Ridge   ���������    '   ' ' ,  As He Struck Her Hand Aside the Explosion Camo.  fore the woman made a bolt." Ho  held out a small-object on the palm of  his hand.  "I would rather have done It alone,  Mr. Schwartz," he said. "1 found this  ring In Brlgg's pocket this, morning. It  belongs to the girl."  Schwartz swore and, picking up the  ring, held It to the light. Then he  made an angry motion to throw it out  of the window, but slid it Into bis vest  pocket, instead,  "you're.' poor  stuff,   Davidson,"   be  suld. with a snarl.   "Jf she hasn't got  them,  then   Wardrop  has.    Tell  Mc  Feely I want to see him."'  Davidson loft, for 1 heard the door  close. Schwartz held,the ring to Hit  light. ..I'looked at my wat< h. Tin  time was almost up.  A fresh burst of noise can'ie from'he  low, i leaned out cautiously,a'm'l lorn.-  ed down, a ���������the h-wer windows." Hie.���������  Were sent ctosi-a una snuttcied. \\ lici  I raided in.v,eyes again-, to-the.'level o?  the room across, I was amazed to sei  a second figure in the room���������a woman  attliat.  Schwartz   bad   not   seen   Iter.   He  Blood with his back to ber, looking a;  ipcsea, as Burton naa saia ne would  leave it. and from the steps of the club  I could hear laughter and the refrain  of a popular song.  Burton was there la the kitchen, with  two other men whom I did not recognize, each one holding a steln\of beer.  Burton had two, and he held one-out  to me, as 1 stood trying to-get iny  breath.     . - - ' ���������' ,'���������       ,_���������._  "You win.Vhe said.'  "Although I'm  a ha rd working Journalist and need the  money-1 wonVlie.   This is Osborne of  tho Star and McTigheof the Eagie, Mr.  Knot   i'bey beard the shot in there;  and-if I'hadn't told the story there  would have been a panic.    What's the  matter with you?"  "For Uod's sake. Burton," I panted,  "let's get upstairs quietly. I didn't, fire  any shot. There's a woman dead up  there!"  With characteristic poise the three  reporters took the situation quietly.  A'e;filed through the grillroom as casu-  ���������ully.as we could. With the door closed, however.-we threw caution aside.  I led the way up the,stairs to the room  where 1 had found Fleming's body and  where i expected to And another.  Ou the   landing at the top of the  ���������itairs I came face to face with David-  ���������fon.   the   detective,   and   behind   him  ,'u������ge McFeely.   Davidson was trying  to open the door of tJae room where  Fleming bad been shot with a skeleton  key.   Hut it was bolted inside.   When  1 had got the door open and had not "  felt   Schwartz's   heavy   hand" at   my  throat I drew a long breath of relief.  Burton found the electric light switch  find turned it on.    And then-1 could  hardly believe my senses. ��������� The room  was empty.    Hut I picked up a small  nickel plated revolver from the floor I  Burton, after all.  was the quickest  wilted of the lot.    He threw cpeu one  of the two doors In.the room, revealing  a  shallow   closet   with  papered  walla  ind a rew of hooks.    The other door  at tick tight.    One of the men pointed  to the Moor.    A bit of black cloth bad  wedged It ��������� from the other side.    Our  ���������ombiiied cflort.-i got It open at  last,  and vve crowded lii the doorway, looking down it flight.of stairs.  !.Huddled Just be!',.\v us. her bead at  ju.r feet,'was the body of the missing  woman  "My   God."   Murton   oald   hoarsely,  'who is It'!"     '  We'gol her Into the room and on the  .���������ouch before; I knew her. Her fair  'itiir bad fallen loose over her face,  md one long. (Din hand clutched still  M the bosom-ol he gowir. It was El-  .-,'n Butler.  ������������������b'he> got  about an hour, I shou'd  fay," sit Id -one, of the newspaper men  ���������See If ������Irny Is around, will you. Jim?  He's mostly  here Saturday night."  Whatever   surprise Gray   may  navj  elt tit seeing a woman therel and dy-  .ng. he iiJ::de'nt������ coninient   He said she  from the shock. I got Fred to'take  Edith 'home, and 1 took her place by  the bed.  . I hoped to get some sort of statement before the injured woman was  taken to the operating'room, but she  lay in a stupor, and I had to give, up  the Idea. It, was,two days before E  got her deposition; and In that time  I had learned many things.  On Monday I took Margery to Bell-  wood. She had received ��������� the newe  about Mrs. Butler, more calmly than I  had expected.  "I do .not think she was quite sane,  poor woman," she said, with a shudder. "She bad bad a great deal of  trouble. But how strange���������a murder  and an attempt at murder-at that lit*  tledub in a, week!"  She did not connect the two, and 1  let the thing rest-at<that -Once on  the train, she asked, "Don't you think  that she had a sort of homicidal mania and that Bhe tried to kill me with  chloroform?"     -   '' ,������������������..'  v. "1.hardly think so." I returned evasively. "I am. inclined to think some  one actually got Jn over the porch  roof."  "It is very comforting to hare e  friend one can rely on," sbe said, and  the little bit 6t kindness.went to my,  head. If she had not got a cinder In  her eye at that psychological moment  I'm afraid I would figuratively bavV  trampled Wardrop underfoot right  there."  We found Miss Letltia In the lower  hall ancl Heppie on her knees with a  hatchet Between them, sat a packing  box.  "Here, give it to aie." Miss Letitta  the last, when tbe excitement cteeineo  over, they found a toast rack in. a  lower corner of the" bos, and fth$  "Ohs!" and "Absi" had to bo don������ s!S  over again,. |!  There was not the slightest clew'tti  the sender; but, while Miss Letitia rated Heppie loudly in the kitchen anfl "  Bella swept up the hall, Margery volo'-  ed the same idea that had occurred to  meu  "If���������If Aunt Jane were all right;"  she said tremulously, "it would be juaS  the sort of thing she loves to do."  "I'm not pretending to know whafl  took Jane Alaitland away  from thlfl  house in the middle of the night," said:  Miss Letitia.   'She was agood bit of fi  fool, Jane was     She never grew upu1  Hut If I know .laue Maltland,'ahe will  come back and be burled with her pec-  pie if it's only to put Mary's husband  out of the end or the lot   And anotfeei,  thing. Knox.   I told you the last timfi!  you were here that I hadn't been rofej;  'ied of any  of  tho  pearls, after &1]J  Half of tbc'.-e pearls were Jane's, unw  <he had n perfect right to take fortgM  nine of them if she wanted.   She���������ah������'!  told.-me uhe was going to take aonWl  ttid It slipped-my mind." j  I believe it was (he first lie ahe ha������  ���������vet told Id her bard, consclentlouj ol*'  I'fe. ��������� Whs sin-right?: I ������������������wondered. Ha<3(  ^fl.ss .intie taken the pearls, and it Bh������|'   '  'tad, why?  tents  CHAPTER XVIII.      IT  Vyardrop's 8tory.  ARDltor got back about $v  and as Miss Letitiaawas lis  the -middle   of   a   dlatriba  against     white    undergar������j  for  colored   children   Margerj)  (Continued next Week?)' rtfi    ABBOTSlTORt)   POST ABBOTSFORD,   B  MARRIED���������On Wednesday, December  L-ntii, in the Presbyterian church, Abbotsford, Miss Lena Munroe was unit-  ,d in marriage to M.T-Eben YuUis. the  boll. (/(Huntingdon B. , C The ceremony was conducted by ,.the pastor Mr  .1. L. Campbell  We are Masters of Your  Plumbing Troubles  A crossing is very  badly needed    4"  to-cross from the     bank     to   the   tele-  phone offices.  Tin- Domini/"1 I'owder compuny  erecting a pole line to   their  plant  ������.   C.  Electric"will supply the  electnc-  itv and their men'are engaged now     in  making I life iteeessary  connections.  We stoop to conquer a leak or a break  age and we are -ro-enforcsd by a formidable corps of-praetical plunibw*. dny  one of whom can be on his way toy our  bouse at, a moment's . notice. Wedo,  ihe plumbing that's permanent. JNo  work too exaeting.' Our prices arc������ a  challenge to competitors as is also oui  excellent work.  WM. ROBERTS  , .    Plumbing Shop  nr������ | Old Creamery Bldg. Abbotsford  The  The Christy Minstrels, whose recent  performance'in Abbotsford, met with  such a brilliant success, are now arran  ginc. dates lor performances J.o be given in Mt Lehman and and Mission Oi-  tv.  The Post is in receipt of handsome  calendars (foil next year from The Fiona* Store J.'J. Sparrow. Geo. Clark  King's Butcher Emporium, A. McCaiium and McKenzie &  Currie.       v  "Windy" states that he  intends      to  spend CHristmas in   Mission City.   Not  while the constable of that town  home, or the Bachelors'  Club  of  SALE OF. WORK  AND SUPPER  The Women's Auxiliary of Sl.'MaU-  h-v^cl/ureh   assisted by the junior   W  \     held a sale of. w.ork and supper   at  ihe Alexandria   Hall,   Abbotsford, B.C.  on the afternoon-and evening   of.  .last  Thursday. ' A very creditable     display  of    many useful and ornamental      arti-  cl.������,   were offered   for sale  and the'supper served was most inviting.   A   fuller  report may b.- given in our   next   issue.  Tito deputation from our public,  school electorate-to Victor'a consisting of Messrs-Alanson and McGowan  w^-e successful in obtaining ��������� a������satisfactory settlement of Hie trouble With  ll,o superintendent' of .Education.  Mr   J.  J^      Sparrow,   the    leading  grain, feed and poultry merchant  of the  The'usuaT^ning  fortnightly      "At-  ���������*������*���������Yf^t^^To  Home"     given by the Women's  W,   ^^um red ^ AU������ U. ^  ar-/ of St. Mattoow's church  was held   Mr.  b.   Kiamei  o,  at'the residence of'Mr. and Mrs.  J .  F. I week  day of this week/These excellent photo  displays represent somejsnmples of  tho������' that were on sale Tit the W. A.  Sale-of Work' ', on Thursday afternoon,  and are the best of their kind ��������� that lias  been our privilege to see for some time  The reverend gl-ntleman is evidently a  "Past Master"> more ways,than one  The fine display , of cakes, pastry and  confectionery in the window' of Lee's  Bakery would . almost tempt one to  bicak-thcglofcsand help themselves.  ^n^d^Ta look at our-Christmas  Goods'.    No trouble to show them.  Almond Paste ready to go on your  cakes, 50 cents per pound  Bring along your ^eT^rl^hem iced ready  6     ��������� for .Christmas  ALBERT LEE, The Abbotsford Baker  ingdon  have anything to  say  in  is-  Hunt  the  matter  Boyd A comfortable crowd attended  crowd "attended during the evening.  V lust land "Five Hundred" prevailed  followed by exquisite refreshments.  These delightful gatherings, are to be  cor.tinu.ed every other . Thursday throughout the winter  A vcrv neatfully arranged set " of  local scenic photographs, the work of  the Rev. C... F.Yates, rector of bt.  Matthew's Episcopal church, has been  on display on the show window of the  Pioneer Grocery. Tuesday and Wednes-  This is ^h������A^i^^^^,  Suggested Here is UseM,and Sure to  ������������������:��������� v-Make air-Acceptable;������-���������������*  - FOR A    MAN  " Heavy Bath Robes  ?6 00  House  Coats ,?5.00 to  ?6.C0  Heavy Leather    Club     Bags,    $5.00 to"$12.00 ..  Holiday Neckwear and Suspender Sets, -boxed; 50c up.  Scarf Pins, Cuff Buttons, Tie  Clips, etc.  All prices  ���������Collar Boxes, Leather," Suede  and- Corded Velvet 89c to ?2  -Travelling   Cases   containing.  ��������� Comb, 'Brushes,    etc.      ?l-������5  ..������������������S5.00  to     T  House'.  Slippers   of-Leather;  Kid and-Felt $1.25  to *2.00  ��������� Men's and Ladies' Umbrellas  .$1.00 to,......; ^10-00'  "   FOR A LADY  Large assortment of Xmas  Har.dkerchiefs, 1 to 6 in a  nice .box 25c to $1.50 a box  BackCombs and Barrettes  all-the newest   styles  S5   cts.  to   *5-00  Budoir.- Caps.' of Flowered  Muslin and'Chiffon 50c to 75  Silk Head Scarfs, Large var-  ,!iety-65 " cents to       ?5-00  Manicure^Sets, Ebony and  Ivory Handles, in Leather  Cases- $1.25    to     $3.50  Bud'oir Slippers of **������ K**  and Felt  $f-00 to     $1-5������  Bar Pins/Jabot Pins, Lace  Collars, Beads, Brooches, etc  All Prices.  on the  south   boundary   Was impractic  able     , '.   - ., .  \ Some time, previous'the attention o  the council was.dircctcd t9 the. need  of caring for.children, of weak intellect  and consi'ddrablc jcovrespondcr.ee has  passed bctwjeen tha coun'cil and the  Children's Aid 'Society, .the oouncil  and the provincial government. 1 he  Women's society '.is at present, working  out a scheme .for the care of .such child  ren and With the promise of assistance  from the government/ it is hoped that  in the near future a proper institution  Will be in operation. ,  The Temporary Loan By-law Number" Two.wos amended by, changing  rate of interest-.from six to seven per  cent' and as'thus\amcnded was .reconsidered and finallfc-aaopted and signed  Under this foy.-l.aw, the , council -is authorized to. borrow* f ��������� oni the Bank of  Mtntreal  the sum!of',   seven   thousand  do'.'urs."-     .      ' -       \ ��������� '   .   ���������  Before the ������������������ '^h of the meeting -^ \ <���������<���������  re.ve presented to the municipal I \V ~a  photo of the old timers of Mt. Lehman  district-which was   accepted  by      the  council with due. appreciation '  - A  large number of accounts"  passed for payment.  The council adjourned to    the  Saturday in December   at  eleven  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 in rear of S.Kravoski'8  Blacksmith Shop.  Presbyterian Church Notice" -  Abbotsford  Faiator-Rev. J- L.  Cam  bell,  D.  A., B. IX  Services-Sunday  school  i.0  a.m.  Public Woa-islhip 11 a. m-  Teacher training claaa3 p.m.  Public .Woirafhip 7.30 p. m.  Choiir Practice, Friday .8 p. in.  Meeting  for  Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p^ m.  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. m.  Public Worship 3.30 p. m.s  Bus   Bates   for   Shooting   Notices.  The   market       . - .  -FERTILIZE!  Abbotsford/Feed Store  Builder and Contrattor  Estimates Given, Free    ,;  Phone Connection' ^t   Mission City  Were  last  a.m.  City Blacksmith Shop- and Carriage Buildin  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and   Repairing,-   Carriage;. :^.  building   and   Expert  Carriage Painting   ;^  New-.Ladies' Best Room  -STJKAS.  (Associate   Members Can.  Soc. C. E.)  ; Qivil Engineers  R" A. HENDERSON v  B  C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office,next P.O. P.O.Box 11  ��������� .V  We will use you right  Under'the Bear Balcony  J: K. MCMENEMY  :.. Horseshoer and ��������� General  Blacksmii  Good Stock kept for Carriage and Wagon  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION   CITY, B.C.  M.'MacDonald. H. Watson, Mgr.  ..    EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 50c, 75c  and $1.00  per day  First Class Grill" and Bar in Con7  ���������Section.   Free Samp eRootn-  The leading Commercial  House  of the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  Abbotsford  airs  .*.)���������  ^irst-class Carnage Painter in Connection  ������0 O;-��������� Brundage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, PaperKanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Afebotsford  ELECTRIC .APPLIANCE"1 , .  AND EXHIBIT AT ABBOTSFORD  For the convenience of itsp.trons residing in the cent|l sec-  tion ������he South Fraser Valley ,he. B C. ^C^������^  salesroom and display of electneal appl.ancea at AbbotsFard, ad  joining the B. C. Electric station. ��������� .  The   salesroom  will   be m charge of Mr. I\ C. W.fcfc.     ,  representative of th,Light andTpw,.^ep���������^ and'po^  deal v:ith questions pertaining to the Cempanysiigi ���������,  Hnes throughout the central section pi the valley     ���������  A visi? to our Abb^sford^^Sif^|^_  estine:.  You can then see for: .you.rsgit MP^^ftn    ^,  t fiances can save 7^^^^ ^New ^West-  '   Thec^anyhasal,o^^he^  minster, on the second  floor ot  the o. ^.   ^ ,r  o  >���������  ��������� Chilliwack. ^ '��������� ������ ������ i������ ������r k\r  B. C. ELECTRIC RAltWAYi  ��������� f  i  f  .If,  W  'iff 1  m  ���������as  f l  'W  'It  1  m \  hi  V5J-  wr  \T  St!  - . vt  ���������0  i  ���������a-  IS!  t  I  '���������  I  I  .lihl   JO  ���������. ao 1 aa i/jlirro U .��������� ���������  .t?')!T^'.;-..  ' -��������� ��������� ', .;' ..��������� ���������  f ^S  Wmm  IB  f  "'"'���������'���������;  1  5. V  4,

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