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 tfl  VICTIM II.A,   R..   C  I'ro'/iiicial   Library  '&*** ^&&w  -'*.<'-���������  nl^  rrainMrojao^arjiuz^u^.-a������^ia.j^caxj3^irriK,vxTM������jJ7-^T..ots  "���������ii.''. "(-{, ft?I***''  "r^r-...  incorporated "The 'Huntingdon Siar",  r/or, XV., No. 5.  T7  4.BB0TSFCHU); B, C.   ���������Fltt.DAY;   DECEMBER    7,     1917  1.)  .^|l^;u b  SI.00 per Year  ?S  C  FOUTKIOSS OF  HALIFAX  ���������     IS MISATTRPiMI)  Vol.  Our Goods arc <,hc Best  No.  nnnwiiiiiiiiniiiii iiiiiiiini   11 umium 1  Halifax, Doc. ���������().���������As the result oi'  a torriblo explosion aboard a munk ���������  ion ship in- l-lalil'ax this morning, a  large pari, of (.he north cad of the  oily ami along (.lie -waforfronv. is iu  ruins and tlie loss of life is appalling.  Wsfimafos place 4.ho number of dead  at over 2,000. On one ship alone, <f0  persons were killed. Thousands have  National  Cuunrlinn   I'alrifirir.  li^^w!  !:{!K>w-;>(ALt-: notjw  At tho meeting of the National Kxe  cutivo held at Ottawa on October 2<i  at which all of tho provinces jf the  Dominion were fully represented tho  policy for the year,.I !i IS was fully debated, .and, upon resolution .if \vy,.3  unanimously decided to continue the  voluntary system, ii. being considered  neither necessary nor desirable 10 fail  hack'upon  the   federal   Govern men f  Our Xmas stock of Toys, Dolls, Games, etc.  have just arrived. ; They are a   dandy  assortment.  Grey Union Flannel, per yard  .-.'. 50tf  All wool, good weight English Flannel, per yard . . . .$1.00  Heavy Cotton Shirting per yard 30c;  Good strong Bath Towels, per yard, 75^ and ....... .$1.00  Men's Tweed Caps'with Fur pull-downs, 75$ to . .. .$2.00  Boys' worsted ribbed stockings, a pair, 75^ and ...... .$1.00  V/omen's Cashmere stockings;'a pair,''65$ and 85^  Men's Heavy Wool and union sox, a pair, 25, 35, 40, 50^-  and 75������  Men's Heavy Ribbed Undersuits, per garment . -3������a60  Boys' Penman, Cotton mixture, per garment "jfS^  Ladies' Waists, each 75^ to $2������  been injured.    Tho property da ma i& ' "���������K ' ll'KJU  UU)   "ouerai. uovcrnme-u  is enormous and there Li Hcarcelv"^1^1'SlHf,sUl"VP r������r LllC yC"'1' ,!'JS-  window left in a building in the city! j ^refore a" branches throughout  Among- tho dead aro'fhe lire chief 1 Ulllada ai'������ ro(l������eaLed to use every  and his deputy. They yore hurled : cffc"'L Lo ������o"Liiiue the system cf voi-  to death when a fire engine'exploded, j uiuai'i' contributions.  Fire followed the explosion and this-1 We must all realize the enormous  added to the greatest catastrophe in ' burden'  which   the   war   has   p laved  Best and Purest Stock of Groceries  Jways on hand.  the history of the city.'.  All business has been suspended  and armed guard.1?, of soldiers and  sailors are patrolling the city.  j r-pon the Federal Treasury, so that,  : while wc Jucve an organi/.ati'm  ' through which auilicieni. funds may bo  j obtained  altogether apart  from   l:ix-  ' Not a street car is moving and part! ufion, it won  of the city is in  darkness.     All  the  hospitals and many    private    houses  are  filled   with   inured.  The offices of the railway station  arena rink, military gymnasium,  sugar refinery and .elevator collapsed  and injured scores'of people.  The munition ship was bound from  .Now York for Bedford Basin whga  she collided with a Belgian relief  ship bound i'or sea.  A part of the_.te-.vjji of Dartmouth-  is also in ruins.''   Nearly all the buildings in  the  dockyards are  in  ruins.  Practically   the   north   end   of   the  city has been laid in' waste.  The destruction extends from  North street railway station -as far  .north as Africville to Bedford basin,  and covers about two square miles.  ' The buildings which were not destroyed by the explosion were laid m  waste by the fire which followed.  Five hundred tents have been erected on the common and these will  be occupied by the troops who have  given up their barracks to house the  homeless.  Ci  Trade where the Trading is Good5  Miss Percival  has  recovered  from  *��������� typhoid fever and has gone home to  Vancouver.  Mrs.  M'aguire is not out  yet but doing nicely.  Miss Simlett has been ill but has  recovered  We believe Mr. 1-1. X-J111 is improving, and all are pleased to hear it.  Great moving 'going on at present.  Mr. Bedlow is going back to his bungalow. Mr. MGcowan sold his home to  Mr. Lacraanac and is going into Mr.  Bedlow's house.  Mr. Eric We'ir was in Vancouver  the week end.  Mr. Alfred Fuller returned home  on Monday from Alberta where he  had been for three months. He speaks  well of the country and of such grand  wheat fields. Mo has gained in health  and flesh. t  Mrs. Trethev/ay and Mrs. Pickens  were visitore .1.0 Sumas on ' Wednesday.  Mrs. Zeigler visited Mrs. S.-ari in  turn as on We vines day.,  rihe Women's Aovliary socuV. was  suite a success last week. The people gathered about nine o'clock.  Itev. Campbell is moving to Colling-  v-'oc-d  East  this \vek.  Mr. Alder will fill the pulpit next  Sunday.  Miss Mabel Sasseville spent Sunday with her grandmother Mrs. Gaz-  iey.  Mr. N. Aulhier is a visitor to l!i3  coast this  week.  Mr. and  Mrs.  Longfellow and Mr.  and Mrs. Thomas molored to Belling-,  htti't? Saturday to soend the week end  Mr.  Sparrow   vas a  visitor  to  the  raid Supreme Sacrifice  Pte. Bert Hughes brother of Mrs.  Lax ten, made the supreme sacrifice  last October. He leaves a widow in  England, having been married only a  month when he was sent to the firing  line. He went over with the first  contingent, and had seen considerable service.  CROSS SWORDS IX TTIK  NEXT MUiVrCirAJL ELECTION  It is rumored that Reeve Fre:l  Fooks and ex-Reeve J. L. Atkinson  will enter the next municipal contest  i'or the reeveship.  Next to the Federal election this  should be the next, real excitement,  as both are old-timers and popular.  TRIIiL'.VAL  TAKKS  <������   OPKK   OftST.  The local tribunal, composed of  Mr. A. Cruickshank- and Prof. Chas.  Hill-Tout, have dealt with a number  of cases. Forty per cent, have been  returned as unlit, twenty per cent  have been given short terms of exemption and the balance will ue called for service to their country.  IWNMOKIAL SERVICE  A memorial service for the late  Pte. J. C. Parton, who was Killed in  action on November 10th will be he'd  in St. Matthews Church of England  on Sunday evening, December Oth at  7:30. The Rev. T. E. Rowe will conduct the service.  Sumas  Court of  Revision  will be  Poultry Show at Mision City last v,>;>ek j held on Monday, December 10 at noon' appreciated  THREE   DISTINCT   SHOCKS  Halifax. Dec. 6.���������The horrors of an  air raid possessed the minds of many  when the explosion on, the Mont  Blanc shook this-fortress town to its  very foundations today. First a com  paratively light rumble like a seismic  disturbance startled the city. A moment later a terrific blast made even  the citadel quake. ��������� Then a crash of  glass throughout a wide area completed the confusion.  Washington  Hears  Through  Naval  bojivces  Washington, Dec. 7.���������Five thousand are believed to have been killed  in the explosion, in Halifax harbor  and the fire which swept North Halifax and Dartmouth, N. S.,-.'according  to advices from a naval commander  reaching the navy department early  today. The navy department said  these figures had not beeu verified,  however.  Due to Confusion  Halifax.  Doc. (i.���������The en.  Mont  Blanc and pilot claim  w of the  collision  was duo  nu Is.  to confusion of whistle si  o  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Pari on and family wish t.o thank Ihe many friends  who sent messages of symp.iiuy to  them in their recent bereavemenl.  Mrs. Dan Combs has returned nomr-  afler her two months trip to Alma.  Nebraska. She had an enjoyable visit writh her mother and her relatives  there.  Id appear to be entirely  wrong t.o forfeit such source of revenue, and thus make it" necessary I'or  tlie Government���������already sorely  pressed I'or funds���������to lind $lo,()u0,-  P00 or $20,000,000 additional, because if is quite certain that wlu.ee  the Patriotic Fund can do for $'. li,J  000,000 per annum would coat tho  Coyer urn cut ?ii0, 000,000, and perhaps more. The fund as if is at pres-  ��������� onL administeredj,is flexible, ar:() may  supply what arid where assistance is  most needed. This can be done hi  an efficient, sympathetic, and economical way. On the other hand, Government administration could not discriminate-between these who hav<j  and those who have not. Hence, -the  enormous difference in the cost to tlie  country, which would mean nothing  short of absolute waste.  The Federal income-tax which is  now in force exempts incomes of unmarried men up to .^1,500 and married men to $3,000 per annum. Therefore, it is safe to say that not more  than one man in fen in this province  will be affected by this tax. That  being the case, what are tho other  90 per cent, going to do, individual!y  to assist in the prosecution of i he 1  war?  The issue of this great struggle  means either national life or death, it  is a case of serfdom or freedom.  Every man must fight cr pay. if j ou  are not directly taxed, you can h'jlp  by assisting to support the dependents  of the men who are fighting and  dying for yen. by voluntarily- supporting thc greatest national fund  Canada has ever had.  The small sacrifices we are asked !o  make, in maintaining this fund and  kindred organizations are nothing,  absolutely nothing, compared wii:u  the sacrifices of our gallant soldiers  i The whist drive and soiial evening  i held in Hie Ridgedale hall on Friday  ��������� November 30th was a. decided success  j There , were players for seven tables  j j'.lifs Farr winning first ladies' prize  ! r.nd Mr. ilayton the gentleman's, prize"  i :.v ..i:;ii carried-of 'Jie consolation  .-:���������.". iV:-'.' H. :''. C. Kelso furnished  I .music during the evening. Refresh-  i.'ienls were served,to 40 guesls.  The proceeds of the evening was  '.\-U.h0 towards the lied Cross material  fund.  Mr. Farley of Vancouver- has  bought the farm occupied recently by  Leonard Farr, and has the material  on thc ground to erect, a lino new  dwelling house.  :ijhI  their dependents;   but you  soy:  "Yes, support the dependents properly,   but   let   the   Government  do  it "  Why  should  wc   remain   at  iioino  in  :security  and  comfort  be  relieved  ot.  alic. direct  personal  effort and  inconvenience, or anyf/'iing you may wisii  to'call it, while our boys are making  the supreme sacrifice so that we may  he'thus secure?     No, that argument  is   bad.   ��������� This  is   our   war-;���������the  people's war���������just' as much as it is the  war of the soldiers.     Individual hcip  is.jir.gHully nwedcl!  it isMl&niaTifiea.  Everyone  can  help:       Canada,  as  :\  nation; has said continue this voluntary system.    This being-   the    case,  every man in Canada should feel it u  privilege to have this channel afforded through .which he may assist.-The  Government are not undertaking this  work.    Therefore,' fh.o^ people''must.  For three, years.arid,a.'-'.half we have  not faltered;  we. cannot afford to do  so  now.      "       ��������� -. ��������� 1. .���������    ������������������!.! e  While  we expect "purs.gallant soldiers to fight, stay-at-homes miist con  tin lie to pay. The last thing we would  dream of would be the thought of a  British    or    British-Canadian    army  quitting.     Can we at home think of  quitting   payment   of   our   money   to  assist in properly supporting the dependents  of 'the  men   whom  we expect to  fight,  and  to  fight  until  the  day of victory?  On behalf of this, I appeal to all  of the members of all committees of  all branches throughout the province  of British Columbia to do everything'  in their power to place this most 1:1.-  portant matter strongly before the  people of each individual district, so  that there may be no doubt as to the  continual ion of sufficient funds forth- ���������  coming to properly carry on the work  r.o long as there may be occasion  for it.  F. S. BARNARD,  Lieutenant-  Governor.   Chairman  tr*^n^*?^^-tt3^r7)nttr*mir?rrrxzz-"jZ2rttL,s3ZZ^tt  i������������l!jV-:^iIm!!-kmi5?*������,Z*2w������>*53lZ  tf    tit     Z' l V k '-��������� <:    ti  '  "    P   '  CousJiiueitcy oi' tliv 'B\  VAT?"  West minster  L  itrict  TH-9  $    1  'ft'-  ������      a&'ilEEfCi!  '<������$������?*���������  F  o&'jai  ^ ST 111  WHATCOM  H'Nilw?  r\!c".4'i.iMi,;s '  SiOAiJ,  i-h.  I.'C held an under:  . n 1  U 1  .���������eniijer 8, a.L 2 p.m.  HUNTINGDON, Saturday  BBOTSFOUD,  Speakers-  December 8, at 7:30  it,  The friends from Vancouver wish  to extend their deepest sympathy to  Mrs. J. Christenson, of Abbotsford in  her sad bereavement of the -loss of j j  her son, Gocrge P. Thompson, killed  in action November G,  ]f)17.  Dr.   E.   S.   Clark,   of   Sumas,   who j  was an exhibitor and prize winner atj>  the Poultry Show last week, lr.is do-i f  nated .^{1.2 5 to the Mission Red Cross  being the' amount over and above his  expenses   of  exhibiting.    This   is  an  unlocked contribution which this paper  feels  quite sure  will   be  highly  >ecem!jor S, at S p.m.  Mr. F.. D. Stacey,  Mr. J. N. "Ellis,'���������  Mrs. J: O. Perry,   ���������  Williams a returned soldier will sin;  at Abbots [ord.  Mr  BKADNI5R., Wednesday -iJcc. 12, at 7:30 p.m.  Mt; LEHMAN. Weduesday/'Dee. 12, at S. p.m.  (Orange Hall)  CLAYI3URN Thursday, December, 13 at 7: 30  MATSQUI, Thursday, December 13, at S p.m.  MISSION C-T'y���������-Monday, December  10.  Speakers���������Mr. F. B. Stacey.  Mr. J. N.  Mrs. J. O.  Ladies arc cordially invited to attend all these meetings.  Ellis,  Perry. f HE  Airan^frnRtt POST. ABBOTSFORD, B. to.  THU ACUOTSFOK1) POST  Hit"   Post  ^ublisuuu    uvery    KrlUuy    l>>  Pijlilifililni"   !''i'ii\>:   A. wtsukly Journal .If/ui-d \i, iho lritor  estu  uf Abbots;ioriJ  ami am.  f ri'ct.  ���������/  .....    'UK.Ullj'   (lls-  ���������Advei'tisliisr riaios mafia know.:    11 ap-  jl   il.;il IUIi  l.'KCJAl. ADVIiKTlSING-���������I'J .cei)U pfci'  lif������ lor l'.f>;t insertion, aii'l S ouuu; a iiiib  vim  uil-Mili.-iotmoni curi.iecuLive insertions',.  Our JiJiibbolctli���������K'oltlior for nor affiu  Clio    Govcriniiuiit.  believing in Conscription, is tho follower of ono who would think- out  some .other plan and present it r.o  the people���������perhaps when our battalions are deqimated, or after the war  f is over. Which in your opinion ought  to- be elected? .    '   ������������������  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1917  The dominion elections will takw ,  place on December 17, and if is con-,  lidenfly hoped that the Union govern ,;  ment will carry the day, so that the ,  present plan or 'conscription may be'  carried   out   without  delay. ]  Laying aside all prejudice that may  be brought to bear against either parly, during the past or tho present, we  look straight at the request that reinforcements be sent to Kranco at as  earlv a period as possible. Outside  of tlie request rroin Gen. Curric, we  all realize the necessity of keeping iT1  ihe .war until it is finished. If we  allow our battalions to become smaller without sending men .to replace  the killed and wounded the time will  surely come when there will be no  battalions; and Canada will not be  in the war.  Procrastination is the I hie! of  time. ��������� Delays are dangerous. Now  fheh-e is an organized plan lo send  men to fill the ranks in Frau-*e and if  the Union Government is returned to  power v/e all have every reason to be-  lip'vo ihnl- at a very early date men  will arrive in France from Canada to  fill up thc ranks of the battalions  now there. Any plan of delay would  seem to indicate thc day-when Canada would surely feel that her interest in the war was waning. We all  realize the necessity of continuing in  the war.  CONSCRIPTION is the.one thought,  above   all   others   in   this   election.  The government or party that    uar-  ! a id nes to tlie electors to stay in the  I war is the one that should  be elect-  I ed.     A. promise  to make out a plan  | if elected' is no good, and  not up to  iilie standard  required    by . Canada.  j In   the   eyes  of   tho   nations   of   the.  1 world   Canada  has  established   a re-  ! puuifion  that Canadians cannot   -ol-  ' low political party, to monkey with. It  ' is a  serious  matter. ���������   Canada's  sons  have died for what we believe to be  the   liberties of  the smaller  nations  C'aaada has gone too far now to hait  or hesitate in thc great undertaking.  'there  are  two   candidates   in   the  field   in  this district.  One stands  for  carrying on the war under the present  iUiiiiary :u;t;  while the other ,whne  hei'.oviug in conscription, would lies;-'  La to 'in MI another plan  was  thought  of.     Which do you think should have(  vour support ?  Ono candidate stands for sending  theui right away; while the other  would try again a plan that has .sent,  uiiuiv brave men, but which is not  qu'te fair, because it. leaves it to the  man himself t.o decide. The war has  become so serious now that ilJ is up  to the state to say who shall go and  who shall remain at-home and -how  winy MUST go. .Under the Union  Government-100,000 go in Ihe firxt  draft. They are-needed. Is that, not  the way you have figured it out? It  is a case of MUST.  .Both our. candidates believe in. conscription. Stacey sees nothing-but  Conscription; while.   Ramsay,,-while  lo  .St  -iei  GifS Of  _������ 1  the  .acce  -���������jt��������� '^e unanimous nom-  inat^^the^ecent Union Conventional;  Abhotsfojrd..as.,a Liberal-Unionist Candidate for 'theHouse of'Commons,! beg^ to state  briefly-the.ground upon which I solicit your  endorsdtioti:and support.  " -The. world is engaged in ihe greatest  and most awful conflict -that the ��������� human  race has.ever.known. As a part ot the British nation we.are in-the struggle in order to  mmntainiiberty ai.d truth and honor and a  lasting peace among men. Thousands .of  our best and bravest Canadian sons have  paid the supreme sacrifice that these principles .should not perish from -ihe ^ .earth,  thousands-more are .counting their lives  not dear unto them so.thai we and all other  nations may cherishthose ideals which are  the soul and substance .of our civilization.  Stripped of all trimming and verbiage, the  great question-before the people of Canada  today is this: Shallzve set aside our petty  party differ ernes, our affiliations and our  ambitions, and unite with each other in a  solemn purpose, and pledge to be true to our  heroic volunteers to ihe last man and the  For Major Ramsay, the Laurier Liberal candidate, none .of us can have  other than the greatest respect.  Ho is a returned soldier under  the voluntary system. .Has been ip  to the firing line, but owing to misfortune he has been declared' unfit  for the demands of the battlefield.  We arc'honored in having,him as a  candidate, .but sorry that,.he has 'associated himself with a leader whom  many believe cannot'ever again be ma  position to carry out Canadian ideals.  Major' Ramsay is in the ilehj to win  and so far as we know is carrying on  a clean campaign, he being a gentleman, a scholar and one of our returned soldiers. For these reasons,  if we do not feel like honoring him j  this'election,, we may have Ihe very j  great pleasure of doing so at soma |  future date, under different circumstances.  Mr. F. 13. Stacey, the .Unionist candidate sees nothing in this political  light but CONSCRIPTION. He is a  new man in politics, consequently has  nothing-to answer for in the way ol"  things political left undone; neither  can he be blamed for the faults of  aiiv former government. ��������� He was until'recently thc President of the Liberal Association, but left the Liberal bartv -in order to - fight . for conscription. He says in explanation of.  .his present stand that "It is.no time  for party politics, Conscription is tlic  ono issue before the people of Canada today." Mr. Stacey is a, forceful  speaker, besides being thoroughly in  earnest. "The name Win-i.ho-War  candidate could not be better atached  than to the name of F. B. Stacey.  He carries with him a winning smile  'that is sure to stay with-him oven  after the-17th day of December, and  he will represent Westminster riding  in a manner'that will do him-credit  and after the war Westminster district will we trust be. proud that he  was our.choice for the Commons at  Ottawa.  ABBOTSFORD   DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  President, Hope -Alanson    Secretary, N. Hill.  of.Abbotsford, B.C.  _���������������������������*���������.*M ^  Meeting Held;First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the-farm and fruit lands ot  ha  t?he district, andjndustriesalready established.  J  the chief anti-coalationist is the Con-  servative Telegram   which  cinlmucs  Press and Party     .,  Those Liberals who- follow Sir. Wilfrid- Laurier,, and are annoyed because they do not obtain all the newspaper support to which, they consider  themselves entitled, may. find, comfort  iu considering the state of affairs in  other places. - The Victoria Times  seems to bo well- -disposed, toward  ,he coalition. The same may be said  of the Calgary Albertan. At the capital of Saskatchewan the Liberal leader is Unionist. Both Liberal papers'in  Winnipeg, are strong for the coalation  and the Free Pres'may be regarded as  one of the promoters. The Times .oi:  Hamilton is out for the minister of  militia.and the Union. Toronto ..takes  the lead, with, .the Globe, which used  to be called the Bible of the Reformers, endorsing Mr. Rowell's . course  and suporting the ministry-. The other  Liberal journal in Toronto, is also Un  to declare that.western Liberals be  came Unionists' because the disfran-  .chisment of- the foreign element deprived them of their main hope cf  success. At. Ottawa, the Citizen.which  had become the opposition journal, is  ���������friendly to the ministry. The Globe of  St: John is Unionist, and so we understand the Halifax -Chronicle to be.  The Prince Edward Island press of  both-parties appear to be friendly to  .the new, regime. Montreal and .Quebec  do not furnish any journalistic support from the Liberal party to the  coalation, but in all the other provinces the .government has. no reason  to complain of the'unfriendliness of  ionist but more critical.. In Toronto the Liberal. newspapers  The Union Government policy  last dollar?      .  and platform, '..answers this tremendous  question in the affirmative.. The Opposition policy does not even suggest such a program.  Let us keep the real issue clearly and  constantly before us and not allow it to be  obscuredby party or personal appeals. The  late Borden Government is not now on trial,  much less ,any act of the previous Laurier  administration. ' ,  A Coalition Governmeni has been formed with a new and definite national policy,a  policy of patriotism and progress. The Opposition policy is���������Who can explain or  harmonize it?  I have the honor to solicit your support  as the Union Government.Candidate.  is concentrating its efforts to win the War. It has  gone about raising reinforcements in the only practical way; under the-Military.Service Act, 1917.  Laurier, Bourassa and their-adherents admit, their  intention of holding up reinforcements so urgently  .needed in the trenches.  Where do YOU stand ?  !  F. .B. STACEY,  Chilliwack, B. C.  T<n> Wnmm   Every woman may vote who is a British subject 21 years of age,  .lO Women   resjdeyntin Canada oneyears and in-the constituency 30 days who  Voters! is ..the mother, wife, widow, daughter, sister or half-sisterof any  person male or female living or dead who is serving or has served without Canada  in any of the Military forces, or within or without Canada in any of the Naval forces  of Canada or of Great Britain in the present war, or who has been honorably discharged from such services and the date of whose enlistment was prior to September  20tlCl917.  Unionist Party Publicity Committee.  14  II ���������p'  THF. ABBOTSFORD rOST,ABBOTSFORD. S. C.  Ik  J������  it  Ail  Abbotsford and District  one magnificently in senam  ter sons to fig  e freedom and rights oi  M  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed.'  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  I-I. R. Gray, killed.  E. 0. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. F. Green, killed.  Chas. Wooler,  (Killed)  A. Witchell   (Killed)  M. Mallalue (Killed)  R. Hughes (Killed)  H. Green (Killed)  O.Kidwell, killed.  , John Gillen, (Killed)  Sergt. C. T. McPhee  (KTd)  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  A. J. Munro, (Prisoner)  L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wm. Morgan (Invalided)  S. McPhee (Wounded)  . D.  Campbell,  (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  F. Brown, invalided.  Sid Montgomery (Killed)  J. L. Sansom, (Returned)  Joe Mathers (Killed)  Arthur Croke,  (Prisoner)  E. A. Chapman (Killed)  T. M. Hutton, .Killed) M.  Stanley Attwood (Killed),  A. C. Dudden (Shell Shock)  M. W. Copeland (Gassed) M.C  A. F. Flumefelt (Killed)  Robert Gillen  (Wounded)  G. N. Gillett (returned)  G. Gough (Gassed)  A. Healey (Returned)  C. Hulton-Harrop, M. C.  Fred Knox (Wounded) ..  P. D. McLagan (Killed)  J. C. Parton (Killed)  A. Pegram, (Wounded)  Maj. B. Pottinger (Killed)  B. W. Suthern (Pris. of War)  Walker Wallace (Wounded)  J. Welch (Died of Wounds)  Percy Wilson, (Returned)  Manlius Zeigler '(Returned)  M.  A. G. Adams.  E. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  H. Arnold. ���������  F. Beale.  Steve Beebe  G." Bayes.  Hilliard Boyd.  Ed Barrett.  J. Bousfield.  W. Bowman. o  A." A. F. Callan...  J. H. Campbell  W. Campbell.  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain. ������������������  ; Alex. Chisholm  ' Fred Colbourne  T. Davis.  T. Donnelly.  J. Downie.  Paid Dutase  Andy Ellwood.  .Wm. Evans  Norman Evans  Geo. Fadden  A. A. Fermour.  J. Fermor .-:  S. Finch.  J. Fraser,  Clarence Gazley.  D. Geddes.  E. B. de; la Giroday  H. Gordon.  H. Grimley.  J. Iiands.  G. E. Hayes.  A. Hicks.  O. Hicks.  Robt. Higginson  Matt Higginson.  A. Hill-Tout.  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.  Ed Hunt  Wm. Hunt  .11. Johnston.  J. Kirkbride.  S. Knott.  Henry Knox.  W. Laird. .  Geo. E. Leary  Roy, Mains  David Mathers  T. Mawson.  Frank McCaiium  J. McCormack.  Kenneth McGilivray.  Stewart McGillivray  H. McKinnon  Wm. Mclhtyre  Matt Nelson.  Peter Pearson.  T. Perks. ::  R. Peters.  T. Porter  S. Ramsay  John :Rhodes  M. Rhodes.  N. Rucker  Geo. Sharp.  Robt. Sim.  H." Skipworth.  John Sinclair.  R. Smart.  T. Smeeton.  . H. D. Straiton  A. Teng.  W. W. Thaw  T. Usher.  Walker Wallace  Gordon Walters  Harold Walters       ;  Thos. Walters  Andrew Wells  A. Williams.  Jo. Willett  J. 0. Williams.  Percy Wilson.  Warren Welch  are we, who are left behind, going to contribute  j the Canadian Patriotic Fund, as our share,  e sacnhce o  irseas ber vice.  or en-  ive a monthly subscription.  mmmwMmm^^^^^^^mmwww^ THE ABBOTSFO&D POST, ABBOTSFORD,- B. G.  ������y*"t*rrMliTf 11  POiiLTilV SHOW GlhlN'il SCCCKSi'  Mission City has beeii favored witli  one of (he best Poultry Shows ovoi  Bta/,red in IJ. C. in the Kraser Valley  Poultry. Show held in the Agricultural hall last week. . Ureal credit, h  due the secretary and olllcers of flu.  Show i'or thc way they din their work  and evrything ran .smooth!y and.  harmoniously from start, to finish.      '������ pullet: 2   Pen  Air. Wm. Walker of New Wcslmin-j      --' ' -'������������������  ster; judged all the regular classes,  and did so in a very satisfactory manner. ' ��������� ,  Some.of the outstanding features o!  ���������'the show were the l;arre.d Kuck .-ilie.v.  IOlgiity-scveu birds of tliis varief.\  were shown; the largest oxhibit seei:  in any 13.' C. show for some yr>;u.x.  Tho White Wyandottes and \Vhii\  Leghoriia' exhibits were also Iai-ge. (i /  of the.former and U3 of the latter  More remarkable than quantity wat-  the quality of the birds uho-ni ami  the winners were fit to win in almost  any. sbow,   '  There was also a large exhibit oi  utility stock. This class was jticUjcd  by Mr. J. It. Terry. There was a  good exhibit of chickens raised by tin  school children. Of this class special  mention should be made of the exhibits of Miss Grace Noble, Master  Frank Appleby and Gordon lVIcIOwen.  o.  A hearty response was made to tin-  appeal for help in connection with  'the Belgian Farmers' Relief Fund  Donations of Birds were made by local .and outside breeders, and' on  Thursday afternoon these exhibit!-  were sold Mr. Terry acting as auctioneer. The sum of ?3'J.8u was realized.  On Thursday afternoon the Mission Poultry 'Association entertained  the visiting delegates-and a most  sumptuous repast was enjoyed by ������il!  present.  The show will be held in Chiiliwack  in .1918 and again in Mission CUv  in 1919.  The public turned out well and any  one who missed this show should  make a vow not to miss the dhow oi  1919.  The following' are  the  prize win-  ��������� nera.  Barred Rocks  Dr. Clark���������1st, Coc>.; 1, 2, 3 Hen;  4 Cockerel, 1, 2, 3, Pullet; 1, 2, Pen:  A. H. Anderson���������2 Cock, 5, Hen;  1, 3, Cockerel; 4, 5, P llet; 3. Pen  D: Gibbard���������3, Cock; 2, Cockerel.  J. A. Barr���������4, Hen  White Rocks  J.'A.   Thurston���������2,3,   Cock;   1,   2.  Hen; 1; 2,,3, Cockerel;- 1, 2, 3 Pullet;  1, Pen.  A. Gough���������1, Cock;  2. Pen.  Gold Laced Wyandottes  All prizes to Rev. C. McDiarmid.  Partridge Wyandottes  E. A. Orr���������1, Cock.  Ji'-L. Stork���������1, Cockerel; .1 Pullet  1 l; Hen.  F. J.  Graham���������2,  3,  Cockerel;   2  Hen; 2, 3 Pullet; 1, Pen.  White Wyandottes  A. H. Hurvey���������1, .Jock; 'i, 4, Cockerel. '  E. A. Orr���������2, Cock;  2,  Pullet.  .Wilson Bros���������3, Cock;  1, Hen;  3.  Pen.  ' W. A. Cox���������2, Hen.  .    R.   C."  Boyes���������1,   Cockerel:   1,   4.  Pullet; 1 Pen.  A. Gough���������2, Cockerel;  3, 5, Pullet;  2, Pen.  W. Mandale���������3, Hen.  F.'- H: Mileson���������4, Hen.  Black  Wyandottes  A. Gough���������;1, Hen.  ." Columbian Wyandottes  All" prizes to Wilson Bros.  S. C. Rhode Island Rods  E.,A. Orr���������1, Cock; 1, 2. Hens;  2.  Bull' Orpington than White, Wilson Bros, Burquifkim  ('.  W.  Robbins���������1, Cock;   1, Her;        1.0.     Be?,!. Pair Birds in  Show, H.  1, Pullet. . ��������� C. I.ioyes, Mission City.  ,r.  A.   Barr���������2,   3,-4,   lions:   1',   H, '      U.     Bent Pen  iJiuck .Minorcas,  ii.  Jockerol; 2-, 3, 4, Pullet;. 1, 2, 3, Pen.   .1.   '-.Iclnloah.  .    Amos  Gibbard���������3, Cockerel. .,   ' - 12.'.   Special for Ue^L Bird i:i,  the  ���������    .'Whito Oi'pifiK'tou' .���������  :ihow, C. Parker, Chilliwack.  A. 11. Turvey���������.1, Cock; 1, Hen; 2,1,  ,   1-3.    Special Best Pair of Hocks, J.  Cockerel;  3, Pullet;   f, Pen. j A- Thurston, Central Park.  P. S. Sweeting���������1,-Cockerel; ,1, 2, I      M-    Special, Best'   Pair    of  ho:-hs, E. A. Orr, Chilliwack,  Mrs. BoilsmiLh���������2, Cock; 2, 3, Hen i       '���������:'-"   Mo-t  Pair  Anconas,   i\l  coim, Chilliwack.  3(j.    Best  Pair    Orpingtons,  Ma&ztzxzm-ai&vjiim&.xatttt.'miir.iiuu&szsizzii,  3, Cockerel;   3,  Pen.  Hlack Orpington '  K. A. Orr���������i, Cock;  4, Men.  It. S.-Sweeting���������;2, Cock;  1, 2, lien  2,   Pen.  Coo.  Sproaf���������3, Hen.  Chas. Par Iter���������1, Cockerel;  I, 2, 3,  l-'ullet,   I.  Pen. ;  A.   O.   V.   Orpington  0.   Parker���������l,   Cockerel;   1,   2,   .".,  lien ; 1, Pen.  I.Uivk  Cornish  C. Mynors���������3,,Cock.  All other prizes to J. A. Johnston  While Cornish  C. Mynors���������1,  Men.  White  Ifiiiiihurg'  A. H. Anderson���������I, Cockerel;       .1,  Pullet.  Light Brahma  A,'Gough���������1; Cock;   3,   Pullot.  M. Ivlayna'rd���������2, Cock; 1, 2, 3, Hon  t,2,   3,  Cockorel.  Pavorolle  All to W. A. Cox. .      -  Ducks���������I'ekin  F. Hunter���������1, 2, Drake.  jiuliati  Kiiniic:1���������White  A. H. Anderson���������:i. 2, Drake, old;  1, 2. Duck, uid;  2, 3, Drako, young:  2, ."���������!, Duck,  young.  Miss Hodgson���������1  .1,  Duck, young.  A. Gough���������i, Drake, old  young;   3,  Duck, young. ,  Miss   Kodgsou���������-3,   Drake,   old;   2,  ��������� Leg-  Mai-  any  ���������ft    >���������-;, .i"������.   i\L O. ���������>:-���������>  -1 1*/"*  i'  Drake,    young:  t, Duck  QU';k, old; 1, Drake, young; and bear..'  male. !  A.- H. Anderson���������1, Duck, old;  2, .  Drake, young; and best display Ducks  Orpington Ducks  W. A. Cox���������1, Drake; 1, 2, Duck.  Utility���������Pens  1 and Special, D. Gibbard; 2, Mrs  Plumridge;  3, A. H. Anderson.  Wyandottes   ,     '        ,      !  3, F. H. Mileson;  2, R. C. Boyes;  3, W. A. Cox.  Leghorns  E.   Osborne���������1.  Pigeons  E.  Osborne���������-1.  M antams���������Silkies  A. Gough���������1.  School Contest���������Rocks  Grace Noble���������1, 2, 3, Cockerels; 1,  ">,   Pullets.  Joe Chell--'2, Pullet: 1, Pen.  Wyandottes  Frank Appleby���������1, 2, Cockerel; 1,  2, 3, Pullet;  1, Pen.  Freda Christie���������3, Cockerel;       2,  Pen.  variety,  C.   Parker,  Chilli want  Best JMsplay  Barred  Bocks���������Dr.  Clark.  . A. 0. V. Rocks���������J. A. Thurston.  White  Wyaiulottea���������11. C.  Boyes.  A. 0. V. .Wyandottes���������Rev. C. McDiarmid. ��������� ,  S. C.' I'i. I_. Reds���������E. A. Orr.    -  ���������   Asiatics-'���������M. Maynard  White Leghorns���������10. A. Orr. .  A. 0. V. Leghorns���������1-1. It. Murphy.  , White Orpingtons���������Mrs. Beilsmith  Buff Orpingtons���������.)'. A; Barr.  Cornish���������J.   A.   Thurston.  Ducks���������A. I-.L Anderson.  Dressed Poultry���������C. J. Ward.  Rabbits���������W. T. Abbott.  Best, Ma!o  . Asiatics���������A. Gough.   '  Barred Rocks���������A. 11. Anderson.  Cornish���������.J. A. Thurston.  White  Rocks���������A.  Gough.   ,  W-hite Wyandottes���������A.  II. Turvey.  A. 0. V. Wyandottes���������Wilson Bros  White  Leghorns���������E.  Osborne.  A. 0. V.  Leghorns���������E. A.' Orr.  Bull" Orpingtons���������(J.   W.  Bobbins.  White  Orpingtons���������A.   II.  Turvey.  A. 0. V. Orpingtons���������C. Parker.  Ancona���������M.   M'alcolm  it I. Hod���������Wilson Bros.  Best  Female  Asiatic���������Maurice Maynard.  .warred  Rock���������Dr. Clark.  White Rock���������J. A. Thurston.  White Wyandotte���������It. C. Boyes.  Partridge Wyandotte���������J .L. Star):  A. O. V. "Wyandotte���������Wilson Bros.  White Leghorn���������E. A. Orr."  A'. O. V. Leghorn���������H. R. Murphy.  Buff Orpington���������.-C W. Robbins.  White Orpington���������A. H. Turvey.  A.  0. V. Orpington���������R.  S.  Sweet-  ! ing.  Rhode Island Red���������E. O.  Orr.  Cornish���������J A. Thurston. -  P.   P.   P.   Journal   Medal  to   Best  Male in American Class���������A.  H. Turvey. .. ,   ,  P. P. P. Journal-subscription 'Best  Pullet,  Hamburg���������A.  H. Anderson.  P.   P.   P.   Journal,  subscription   to  Best Pullet, Ancona���������M. .Malcolm.  C������l  ��������� f,���������'<l^^:'���������!fM,'l^^*!^,l?:'^,  Directory  jrao  /  If you are contemplating new service, or making any  change in or additions to your-present service, you should  send in notification in writing, not later than th<3 above  date, in order that you��������� may take advantage of the new  | ' directory listings. ���������      ���������.  Advertisers will find the telephone directory an excellent medium, covering the whole of the Lower Main-  hind, going i?ito every office and almost every home.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  i  JUnt KWM HMifKKmi  twuiMw������wiin������������gwM*mifi  &  Groceries  are- the  Freshest  A SUBSTITUTE FOR VEGETABLES.  3, Cockerels;  3, Pullet:  V. Pen.  ���������-   Wilson Bros���������1, Cockerel:     1,    2  Pullets;  2, Pen.  E. Osborne���������2, Cock.  R. C. Rhode island Reds  '   Wilson Bros���������1, Cock;   1. 2,  Hen  2, Pen.  W .H.Willins���������1, Cockerel;  1, 2  3, Pullet; ;1 Pen.  Brown Leghorns  E. A. Orr���������-1, Cock;  1, 2, 3, Cockerel.  Amos Gibbard���������1, Hen;  1, 2, Pullet;   1, Pen. ���������      _  Fred Hunter���������2, 3, Men.  White Leghorns  E. Osborne-���������1, 3, Cock; 4, Hen; 2  Pen.  W. T. Abbott���������3, Cockerel; 3, Pallet:  3, Pen.  E. A. Orr���������2, 4, Cock'; 1, 2, 3,  Hen; 1, 2, Cockerel; 1, 2, Pullet; .I  Pen.  Amos Gibbard���������-4 Hen.  Buir Leghorns  All regular Prizes" to H. R." Mur-'  phy.  A.-.O. V. Leghorn  Amos Gibbard���������1, 2,'Cockerpl.  Rlotik. Minorcas '���������  R. J. Mcintosh���������1, Cock; 1, Hen;  1, 2, Cockerel; 1, 2. Pullet; 1. Pen.  E. Osborne���������2, Cock; 2, 3,'Heii; 2,  Pen.  Fred Hunter���������3,Cockerel;- 3 Pullet;  3, Pen.  Whit������ Minorcas  R. J. Mcintosh���������1, Cock; 1, 2, Hen  Games  C. Mynors took all prizes.  Buckeyes  All prizes to Maurice Maynard.  Anconas  All prizes to M.  Malcolm.  Leghorns_  Laura  Gibbard���������1, Cockerel.  ��������� Gordon M'cEwen���������2, 3, Cockerels;  1, 2, 3, Pullet; 1, 2, Pen, and Special.  Utility, Heavy Breeds���������Barred Rocks  D. Gibbard, 1; Mrs. Plumridge, 2;  A. H. Anderson, 3.  White Wyandottes  F. H. Mileson,1; R." C. Boyes,2; W.  \. Cox.3. .  Light Breeds���������Leghorns  C. J. Ward���������1, 2; W. T. Abbott, ?���������  lest Utility Pen, Heavy���������D. Gibbard.  Best Utility    Pen,    Light���������,C    J.  Ward.  Gift  Class���������Best Male  J. A. Barr,. 1;  D. Gibbard, 2; Miss  -iedgson, 3; R. C  Boyes, 4.  Best Feinale  D. Gibbard���������1, 3;  W. P. Mandale  -2; J. A. Barr���������4.  Belgian Hares  W. T. Abbot���������1, 2, Buck.  W. T. Abbot���������1, 2, 3, Doe.  Plemsih  Giants  W. T. Abbott���������1, 2, 3, Buck.   -  W .T. Abbott���������1, Doe.  Rabbits  Jos. Chell���������1, Buck.  Bessie Chell���������1, Doe.  Eggs  A.  H.   Anderson���������1,  Brcvn.  C. J. Ward���������1, white.  Roasters  C. J. Ward���������I.  Pigeons  E. Osborne.  Bantams  A.  Gough���������1.  Special Prizes  .1. Abernethy &. Lougheed, Cup  for best Cock, Hen, Cockerel and  Pullet bred by exhibitor���������Dr. E. b.  Clark, Sumas.  2. The Crosby Shield for '>est Pen  Black Minorcas, R. J. Mcintosh, Chilliwack.  3. South Fraser Valley Cup for  Best Pair of Birds in the show, R. 0.  Boyes, Mission City.  4., The Osborne Cup for best pen  of White Leghorns, confined to breeders'in the North Eraser Valh-.y district, E. Osborne, Mission City.  fj. %\ Cash Prize for Best Display  of any one variety other than Games,  Rev.  C.  McDiarmid.  G. $5 Cash for Best Display-  Games won by C. Mynors, Mission  City.  7. $2 Special for Best White Wyandotte in show, A. H. Turvey, Chilliwack.  8. $2 Special for Best Pen of  White Wyandottes, R. C. Boyes, Mission City.  9. Best Pen    Wyandottes    other  Bananas are not,hard to digest and  are very palatable,'either raw, baked  j or fried, declares Health Officer Lan-  difs. Many people have entertained the  false belief that the banana is not digestible, he says. .Dr. Landis fully  concurs in a bulletin of the New York  Board of Health issued recently, in  which housewives are advised to utilize apples, bananas and oranges as  food. The fruits contain mineral salts,  so they may be used as substitutes for  vegetables. In part the New York bul-  Icua reads:  "Baked apples, unsweetened, with  { the addition of a little butter, substitute or oil, may be used with meat  as a vegetable. So may unsweetened  fried or boiled or roasted slices ot  apple. Apples and rice are an excellent combination. Apple dumplings  with a good sauce are sufficient i'or  a l;s-i( I aon.  "Lana"f>s and oranges are usually  eaien raw, and ia this form they are  quite as valuable as in any other; i-ui  it is a p.tj that '.aken and fried ban-  aims arc riot bett-jj known. Oranges  that are too small and sour to be eaten raw make the best of marmalade.  Bananas and marmalade, bananas  and apple sauce arc pleasant combinations, and all of them are very fine  in combinations with rice.'  Signaller Frank Aish, son of Councillor Ai9h of Matsqui, who was recently wounded, is at a hospital at  Etaples, France, and rapidly recovering.  $8.00   CBEQUIO   GlV-EX  AWAY  A number is given with every  pountl  of Malkiu's Tea.  You might hold the lucky number.  You need the pound of tea in any  case. Buy now from Albert Lee.  or   Bread . is . the . Very  Best  taaaefflwitfp^'i'Tgssggiaaiigs  ALBEIT   LEE, - Grocer   and  w  /fctf'JJ'BmtJn-swx.iigajjgna^Ji^.atian^  Mr. Lome Morris of Kara lops is visiting his brother Mr. J. C. Morris of  the  Canadian  Northern   depot.  Q  rrie now about  \   if       <v  il   JL.lL \^M   ������  that Insurance  i  ,e"T>  ���������jjj���������1  C.  I have a !arcu;c and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  A. McLalram  in  i  Abbotsford  tg������t.ig������n������s*wv������gwnry������T4y������������flm*: <>nwa<fnua,yW3iginirjM>������v.jjti taa.wttNiZ.Tn  ���������������t������'������i wanmHmKn  exanclria  ���������COAL, for DELIVERY  At&otsford FeedStore-  CaBli   With  Order  !<  18  i l  "Ml  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  Ml  sTi  w'|  ������j  ���������hi  ?;  n  n  Mi  Farmers' and Travelers  trade .solicited.  Newly Furnisl  ���������Thorougmy  1(4 pr  M  ei  M-- MURPHY,1 PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON,  B:: C.  '11  Ml  1  '.if  :i3  WWHB������BlgBnmBTimBPllltTOlT^MJi>MJMll'������lMM������My������mj<i������i.^

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