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 ���������-:' U  :M M  m  -r\  %y .  UHllWIMHIIWInlMI  v- Sv������.rt  rtf*  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  xii  <>  J  (H  flw  ���������������?A". VS  Vol. XL, No. 8.  A.BBOTSFORD, B, C. FRIDAY,   DECEMBER   10,   1915  <*8g&i>8  $1.00 per Year  To introduce COLONIAL CAKES and to help  the Red Cross society we will give the total proceeds of COLONIAL CAKES sold in our store,.  on Saturday, -December 11th, to the local Red  Cross Society. The cakes are delicious and they  are made in six different flavors.  The Price is Only - 10c Each  ""'Manufactured' by Hampton-Pinchin Co., - ------  -   -'���������' > Vancouver  Abbotsford, B. C.  ffiERscsansB r  fc>  Your Ad. in This Paper  BECAUSE THE SIGHT PEOPLE  LOOKING FOR YOUR AD.  ARE  If you COULD (although, OP COURSE, you  can't) stop every man you meet on the streets  asd ask: "Do you want to buy a pair of shoes?"  (Or any other kind of goods) You might find  half a dozen who would say "Yes." Perhaps not  One of these, however, would want to buy the  article you want to sell.  If your advertisement, however, were to be  printed in these' columns this week, it. would  "Stop;' EVERY MAN IN TOWN WHO WANTS  TO BUY SHOES, OR CLOTHES, OR ANY  OTHER ARTICLE���������and it wouldn't "stop" anyone who didn't want to buy- That's the beauty  of the advertising way of finding a buyer. The  -ad. finds the buyer through the simple process of  being easily and readily found BY the buyer-*  And if, among the prospective buyers of goods,  there is one to whom your goods would be a bar-  gain, and your ad. is a convincing one, you'll sell  what you want to sell.  , (THIS SPACE FOR SALE)  fcwr.  POPULAR  GJ'AYBUHN  COUPLE  MARRIED  Onco again there was a bombardment of the Chilliwack car with rice,  confetti and o'd shoes, and this time  it was Clayburn. At the station were  assembled   practically, every   woman  and child of  the village, as well as  thq majority of the male population  who were not ..working, and when Mr.  and, Mrs.  Charles-" Wykes    alighted  from Manager. "Miller's automobile to  embark on  the Chilliwack    car    en  route to Vancouver, the happy couple  were kept  busy  dodging  old  shoes,  rice, confetti and sundry other farewell missies.'; The  farewell  was , a  very pretty wedding at noon in the  little Presbyterian church,  Clayburn  at which Rev.T. L. Miller'officiated  and which was followed by a wedding  breakfast at the home of the bride's  sister,   Mrs.  "Samuel   Young.       The  bride was Miss Maljgie Purvis, a favorite of the village, while the happy  bridegroom was Mr. Charles Wykes,  an  employee  of the  Clayburn  Firebrick & Clay Co. Mr. Charles Wykes  Wykes will spend a short honeymoon  in Vancouver,-"after which they will  make their homes at Clayburn'.  ���������TitUK CLUE OFFICERS  THE ANNUAL FESTIVITY  .' The Upper Sumas Women's Institute and the Farmers' Institute are  holding their regular annual gathering this, evening (Friday) in the Alexandria rooms'at. Huntingdon instead of at the-vMunicipal hall as is  usual. _ _A_fin%iJUme is expected.  SELLING BUTTER UNDERWEIGHT  . Messrs A. P. Slade and J. W. Paul  son have been charged-with selling  butter under weight. Eighteen of  the bricks were weighed and fund to  be' 5 1-2 ounces short in weight.  . The officers of True Blue Lodge  New Era No. 244 for the coming year  are:  W.  M.���������Sister Vi'.  Irvine.  D..M.���������Sister \V. Roberts.  F. S.���������Bro. Beebe.   ���������  R. S.���������Bro. Hunter.  Treas. Bro. Walters.  Chap. Bro. Rev.. Campbell.  M. of C.-r���������Bro. J. McLean.  I. of C.���������Sister Emery.  I.   G.���������Bro.  M.   McGillivray.  O.T.���������Bro.  Combs.  D.  C.���������Bro.  McLeon    and    Sister  Emery.  The members had a very social  evening after the election of officers  The ladies had lunch baskets and  with music and conundrums the time;  was spent.  MATSQUI COUNCIL OF 1016  ARE GIVING A DANCE AND A  CONCERT  The True Blues arc giving a concert, and dance-on New Year's eve  in the Cazley Hall. After the Concert a supper will be served after  a dance will be enjoyed until everyone" has had just the very best time  they can ever remember having had  on New Year's Eve.  The. programme will consist of  sketches, songs, recitations, etc. and  both local and Huntingdon people  are to take part.  Good music will be provided by the  orchesta.  MOVED INTO NEW PREMISES  PEESONALS  A baby girl gladens the home of  Mr. and Mrs. A. Higginson.  Messrs Spencer & Hill" have now a-  bout got settled in their new store,  and- there is not a more businesslike  store in the Fraser Valley than what  this firm has, who are making, a  name for themselves for excellent  class of dry goods and groceries.  The Male Quartette will  Thursday evening.  sog    on  The report is current that Reeve  Cruickshank will not be. a candidate  for the Reeveship for 1916. One year  has sufficed for him to guide the ship  of state of Matsqui, and'' during the  past year he has done well, considering the fact that it is one of the most  difficult years that the municipality,  has seen. There is a large amount  of taxes owing, that, should/be paid,  and no doubt would be paid had'it  not been for the hard times. ' To  finance the municipality, under such  circumstances has been the lot of the  reeve and his council of 1915. That  they have succeeded in maintaining  the credit of the municipality is a  credit and honor to the stability^of  the men sitting at the council board.  The next question that the people  of Matsqui will, have, to deal with is  to elect a reeve and a council for the  coming year that will be-able to still  maintain the credit of the municipality until such times as the taxes are  paid that "are now due and the taxes  for 1916.  Several men have it is understood  been approached on the matter of be-'  ing candidate "for reeve. Among these  are two of the present council���������  Councillor Melander and Councillor  McCallum, both of whom have'excellent records as councillors'and having served on the board for a number  of years. But they will not contest  the reeveship against each other. It is  a kind of mutually agreed that if one,  is nominated for reeve the other  drops out. ��������� \n -' .. ',..; "f =.".'!,. .  "* Then there- is the-old-standby who  has served-the municipality- so well  for many years-fr-Wm.- ;'";Merryfleld.'  He has already been approached by  his friends but" has not'yet decided  to let his name go up for nomination  The nominations come on the 10th  of January and ,the election on the  following Saturday, the 15th.  Miss Duncan of Clayburn will sing  on Thursday evening in the Presbyterian church.  Mrs. Paul Crocks and baby of Port  land, Ore., are visiting with Mr. and  Mrs. Thos. C. Coogan.  Mr. and Mrs. Coogan, Mr. and Mrs.  Wiggins and Mrs. Green were week  end visitors to the coast.  ;. Mr. R. Helme of the Dominion Express Company, spent a couple of  days in the district, shooting game.  Rev. J. C. Mitton is preaching a  special course of sermons on Sunday  nights before Xmas on Christian  Realism.  Mr.  visitor  Les DeLair was  to Mt. Lehman.  a  week  end  Mr. Charles Bell was a visitor to  Mission City on Thursday.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND, Abbotsford  1  Merchants report that the Christmas trade as looking fine.  Rev. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mitton.are  rejoicing over the arrival of a boy.  The bazaar today (Saturday) in  the Masonic Hall is worthy of a'visit  Go and see.  Xmas Toys Below Cost consisting  of a lot of assorted toys and an excellent stock of dolls First Door  at the rear of the Gazlcy Block.  All members of New Era 244 are  requested to attend a church parade  on January 2, 1916, and are to meet  at 10 a. m. at the L. O. L. Hall.  Among those registered at the Abbotsford Hotel during the past week  were: F. M. Elkins, S. A. Smith, A.  K. Freeborn, John Elliott, R. Helme,  T. Baker, H. V. Peel, J. R. Greggie,  J. E. Green, J. Ewen Bird, Hamilton  Read/ Vancouver.  Mr. Roy Main's is back from the  prairie harvest fields and likes our  warm and wet weather better than  the frosts of Alberta.  Sunday Services  Sunday School  10:15  a. m.  Morning Service 11 a. d.  Evening Service 7:30  p. m.  Holy  Communion  Alternate   Sunday mornings at 11 a. m.  Choir Practice 8 p. m. on-Fridays.  John C. Mitton, Vicar.  Mr. Downie understand fixing up a  store and Mr. A. Lee's neat grocery  store is the talk of all who purchase  goods there. J. D. says he is going  to make it the nicest, neatest- and  most attractive store for Christmas  in Abbotsford.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bell have returned from the 'Pan-American Exposition.  The "Trip Through the Holy  Land" will be accompanied by a  "Trip ThrouGh Egypt" also,, under  the genial and eloquent guide Dr. J.  L. Campbell of Vancouver and should  not be neglected. Remember the date  Thursday evening in the Presbyterian church. The two trips for "Two  Bits" and the children for one and a  half.  SHALL--THE   CURFEW RING  IN MISSION CITY?  A citizen suggests that the Curfew  ring in Mission City each evening  and thinks the board of trade should  take the matter up, and have a bell  rung at eight o'clock as a warning  for all young people to loiter no longer on the streets. The age of eighteen  is sugested. It is thought the night  watchman would be able to enforce  the decree. .     .  We make them and sell them for less  than you can buy the ingredients. .They are made  from only the freshest and most wholesome goods.  Your Christmas feast will be incomplete without one  Our Fresh Xmas Candies are the best. GanongV  and Cowan's Chocolates, etc.,  We are headquarters for ALMOND PASTE for  icing Christmas Cakes, and a Fresh Stock of Mixed  Peal that has just arrived from the Old Country.  We Also Have Received a Large Shipment of  All-British-Made Toys.   All Kinds of Novelties  ALBERT LEE, Grocer and Baker  ABBOTSFORD,        -       -       -       -        -      -        B. C;  mm  3������5arJW?? ^PvZSPW*J^S3T?W?j5E55K T/HE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B.  C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published.Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to tho interests oi' Abbotsford and district  Advertising  rates  made  known  on  application  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  J. A. BATES, -       - Editor and Proprietor  FFRIDAY,  DECEMBER  10,  1915  Have you read the war news this r     Printers Ink is the greatest tonic  morning?    Does it  not   seem   to  lie  vory  contradictory   these   days,   and  yet  the   papers  arc   blamed  for  not  publishing the truth.    The news service of the daily papers is controlled  by an association or associations that  are   not   publishing   the   real   truth  these days about the war.    They arc  all American  concerns and in  some  cases the directors,  we are told are  very  much   anti-British, .and   consequently the news is "doctored"    to  suit other interests besides the poor  Canadian  dailies.    The  time is  ripe  for  an   All-Canadian   News  Service,  and we believe it would be in the interests of Canada if the Borden government would take hold of the matter, so that Canadians would get the  war news, and the news of the world  from   a   Canadian   standpoint.    But  the  daily  papers  have   to   take   the  war news as it comes to them or reject  it,  and  the  rejecting  of  it    is  not always in  the readers  interests  but Canadians will have to learii to  read between the lines, until we get  a better service.  for  business in  hard times���������in war  Is  it  Count  Barn  Storm   (spelled  Bernstorc),   or   Mexico?  Believe in yourself, in humanity,  in the success of your undertakings  Kcar nothing and no one. Love  your work. Work, Hope, Trust.  Keep in touch with today. Teach  yourself to be practical and up to  date and sensible.    You cannot fail.  What is a bigot? A bigot is one  who doon't think as 1 do and sticks  to  it.  RED  CROSS FINANCIAL NEEDS  Another break has come in the  career of the Coquitlam Star���������and it  has failed to materialize in our  sanctum sanctorum for a couple of  weeks. Last year it took a holiday  too and not until another appeared  on the scene did it open up again,  under new management. That leaves  the Fraser Valley Record the only  paper published in the Dewrdney riding. The editor never makes enough  money ��������� to lay off for a couple of  weeks or .a month or more, and so  no matter what happens we have to  -publish each week���������and just think  how nice it would be if we made a  bout ?"8000 in four issues, with a  little paid in advance before the 4th  Issue was off, then we could rest on  our reputation while we collected  the balance. The Star gloried unceasingly when it had the field to itself "again, but its day has come to  be a fallen Star.  Berlin and Ford chatters peace!  Peace on earth! The. powder is not  all  used  up' yet, so the  Allies  say.  The way of the neutral seems hard  these days. It would seems that he  who tries to straddle the fence does  not find it a bed of roses.  When Carnegie got "ungodly rich"  he started libraries to disseminate  knowledge to the man who was unable to purchase a library of his own  When Ford reached the same happy' upon every form of national or in  Anyone who wishes to gain an i-  dea of the expenses which the Red  Cross has to meet, should consult  the financial report of any hospital.  A first class modern hospital requires elaborate scientific aparatus  of all kinds. In all its appointments  it needs the best that money can buy  or else its work is a failure. The  fact that the new General Hospital  in Toronto, with accommodation for  a few thousand patients, cost in the  neighborhood of $2,500,000 will  give some idea of the task of the  Canadian Red Cro'ss which has to  provide for tens of thousands of patients.  Perhaps a large part of the general public is of the impression that  Red Cross work is only hurried relief  work,   requiring in  the  way   of  equipment, only a few yards of ban- .  dages,   a   parcel   of   splints,   a   few:  stretchers,   bearers   and   motor   ambulances.   ���������     The equipment    of the  aid is, it is true, not elaborate, but  it  should  be remembered that  conveying,the wounded from the firing  line   is   only  the , beginning .of   Red  Cross activity.  The wounded soldier has' to be  nursed back to health. His injuries are such as to need the utmost  possible perfection of surgery. The  Red Cross cannot . provide proper  medical attention except with all the  aparatus of a perfectly appointed  hospital. You cannot .cure wounded soldiers any more cheaply than  you can cure any other class of men  False medical economy means thousands of avoidable deaths.  In the rear of the colossal armies  now locked in terrible combat, thousands of hospitals are needed, each  with a perfect equipment. The expense of this is enormous, ��������� but it is  all things that the  a  prior  claim  certain^-ahoye  wounded  soldier  has  state of financial influence he started  on a tour, calling "Peace, Peace"  in order to advertise himself to accumulate more riches. That's the  difference   between the  two  men.  Another fellow says that when  Carnegie got so he could write a big  cheque he put the Hague on a financial basis, but money would not  'make .the mare go' Now when dear  Ford gets so he don't care just how  many dollars are rung up on the cash  register each day, he collects a lot  of  other   people  and  starts  out  to  resurrect the Hague  dividual wealth.  The Red Cross must be supported  .and maintained in the greatest possible state of efficiency. Let everyone who is disposed to make a low  estimate of its financial needs, make  some inquiries as to the cost of running ne hospital anct then multiply  that sum by 10,000 or more.  He will then have a striking arithmetical proof of the gigantic financial burden of the Red Crss Society.  Quakers and the Red Cross  It  would  not an  exaggeration to  British    Columbia's      Leading       Dentists  say. that the Society of Friends was  the real ancestor of the modern-Red  Cross Society. M. Henri Duant the  Swiss Samaritan who organized the  International Red Cross Society was  merely carrying out the principles of  the Society which.. William Penn  founded in England in Cromwell's  day.  The Quaker Society in England  has rendered invaluable assistance to  the Red Cross. A camp was formed at which 60 orderlies were trained in first aid work, camp cooking,  stretcher drill and nursing. This  detachment later went to Dunkirk' to,  help the Belgian wounded and refugees, and established a permanent  hospital in that town and Ypres. The  Dunkirk hospital can accommodate  200 patients.  The Quaker unit today numbers  over 300 members all of whom give  their services gratis in addition to  an outlay of $15,000 a month. They  have established a motor ambulance  convoy which carries wounded from  the section of the firing line held by  the French, and wounded nearest the  sea. The Quaker unit also supply  the stag for a hospital train, and a  few months ago took over a Red  Cros3 train at Abbeville.  They have done a great deal as  well in succouring the civil population in the rear of the firing line,  and in relieving the distress of the  Belgian refugees and of those frontier regions, in which they hvae temporarily  settled. '  In. this work they are assisted by  the  Countess van  ben, Steen  do  Je-  hay and the Countess d'Ursel,  and  of the Belgian and French civil authorities.    Their' agents,  established  in a number of  centres in cthe  districts around."   YpreS    and    Dunkirk  have  gained  a  thorough  knowledge'  of ��������� the   need  and   circumstances   of  the sorely tried inhabitants, to whom  , relief is brought in many ways. Milk  is being supplied .regularly to a very  lage number of nursing mothers and  babies,   clothes , are   being   provided  for the destitute, and medical treatment 'for the -sickV"'   ���������  -'.���������''  ���������  The unit had by. the."end of April  inoculated over 25,000 "civilians ar  gainst enteric,1 and at the request of  the military authority had provided  a pure water supply for an area inhabited by 15,000 persons. Its emissaries have rescued a large number of children from, the fighting  zone and have placed them in -orphanages near St. Omer, and it has  -kept alive, by provision of the necessary matei'ial and instruction, the  lace-making industry of the region,  which the stress of war threatened  to extinguish. It is now engaged  in a search for typhoid carriers.  In connection with this branch of  the work the unit maintains two  smaller civilian hospitals���������the. Hospital Elizabeth at Poperinghe, which  has suffered bombardment more than  once, and a hospital' barge, lying in  a canal at "Mille Brugge, which was  presented and equipped and is being  administered by Mde. O'Gorman,  This barge cannot accommodate  more than 28 patients, but for comfort, economy, and general convenience it would compare favorably  with any land hospital of the same  size.  ter W. McDonald moved and A. Gour-  lay seconded that the chairman write  to Col.' Taylor and ask his opinion  if it would further the claim of the  ratepayers should'a taxpayer be sent  to Ottawa,  The chairman stated that he' with  Z. Cyr waited upon Col. Taylor at  New Westminster re the petition to  the Dominion Government. They  stated .that Col. Taylor said hewould  be pleased to forward the petition to  the Hon. R. Rogers, promising.to use,  his influence to bring about the desired results.  Moved by E. Davis seconded by H.  Reid that a vote of thanks bo tendered to the chairman and Z. Cyr.    Car  ried. .'...>._  The meeting; then adjourned on  motion of Z. Cyr seconded by R. Hu-  don to meet again on, Saturday December 4 th, at 2 p. m.  MATSQUI  The Ladies Aid of Mission Methodist chuch will.,give their; popular  sketch "An Old Fashioned Ladies Aid  Business Meeting, of Mohawk - Cross  Roads" oh Friday evening, December  17th in the Matsqui Hall  ���������January���������Oh   you ' dash, for   Calais!���������Kelly Kaiser Kant Calais.  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, N. Hill  ���������    of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap^pbwer  or information regarding the farm and fruit, lands of  the district, and industries already established,  A WASH IS A JOY  whon one's bath room is rendered  luxurious by our ornamental and  open work plumbing. It's an artistic triumph. Have the bath room  a joy. Let your plumbing arrangements be as santitary as the  latest developments of the art will  permit.    We'll show you the way.  .   WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Bldg- Abbotsford  &  WHY PAY BIG DENTAL CHARGES '?  You will more than save your faro to Vancouver by having your dental work done in our Vancouver offices. We have  special arrangements TO SAVE YOUR TIME. Not more than  two days are required to complete your work.  OUR PRICES ARE ABOUT ONE-HALF THOSE CHARGED BY OTHER DENTISTS.  All work GUARANTEED and performed WITHOUT THE  SLIGHTEST PAIN.  R. GILBERTS fWNLCSS'Dfl...  Second Floor, Dominion 6(dg. Z07hastinqs Si W. Cor. Cambie_  VANCOUVER  DEWDNEY DYKERS MEET AGAIN  The regular meeting of the Dewd-  ney Dyke ratepayers was held on Saturday November 27th .at 2 p.m. Mr.  B. Gardom in the chair.  Minutes of previous meeting were  read and confirmed on motion of H.  Reid seconded by Z. Cyr. Copies of  correspondence were read from Col.  J. D. Taylor, M. P., and the Hon R.  Rogers and filed.  There was considerable discussion  as to the best means to further the  claim on the Dominion Government  for alteration of plans of the Canal  It was moved by;"II. Reid and.seconded by W. McDonald that someone  be .appointed to be sent to Ottawa  and that he should be paid a percentage for whatever amount he obtains  from the Dominion Government also,  his expenses.be.paid.'.'  The chairman not approving of  the motion left the chair and on motion W. McDonald took the chair.  The motion was then put to the meet  ing which was not carried. Mr. Gardom then returned to the chair and  after further discussion on the mat-  Your' PhotograpSi-^^et:  the pleasure of the friends and. kinsfolk  at home.  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  R    C  ^  Sg/  ifc  $\  "I  See me now about that Insurance  e  9  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  ]nS"5  ' Abbotsford-  o  Wl  ill  n  i  'I  II  1  ���������WWWfl.VW^~l....t~T.*.v.|/.k..������*.'".'.l. ix,f*, ...,..��������� .���������  L.u^ix������i������ijiui^u^jj^uimaiW:t^iNi.uitiJmutMlimW9IMMlaga<>MtiH> THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B.  C,  .   /    -4. (���������'  Mr. and Mrs. M. \V. Copeland have  returned to Now Westminster after  spending a few weeks in the district.  COKKESI'ONDEIVCE  Abbotsford,   Dec.   7,   1!) 1 f>  Editor,   Post,  Dear Sir.  You will remember that the Province a .short time ago-contained an  article on Machine Gun subscriptions  in which if was stated that the Prime  Minister stated that no voluntary  subscriptions would be accepted for  the purchase of machine guns, but  that the government would purchase  these out of the government funds.  As one, of the-Vancouver papers  had before,made a startling statement with reference to those funds,  which on inquiry at Ottawa, was proven incorrect; 1 thought it wise to  make sure in this case, before calling  my committee together to consider  the  Province  statement.  1 therefore wrote to the Minister  of Militia.and received the following  reply  yesterday. ���������  Minister's Office, Ottawa, Nov 3 0th  Dear Sir,  ���������'   Permit me to acknowledge receipt  pf your letter of the 13th inst, with  reference .to machine guns.  In reply I beg to advise you that  any money received on this account  will be applied to,the purpose for  which it was contributed.  Thanking you for your endeavors  in- this direction,  .Faith fully,    .  (Signed)SAM  HUGHES  ���������   Major General, Minister of Militia  and   Defence.  In the interests of all subscribers,  I. shall be obliged if you will insert  the letter together  with explanation  in this week's issue of the Post.  Yours Very Truly,  WM.   TAYLOR.  NORTH FRASER POULTRY SHOW  IJ!������::Ic Oi'piii^toiijj���������C. Parker, 1  and 2, Cock; land'2, Hen; 2 and 3,  Cockerel;  1, 2 and 3 Pullet;  1, Pen.  Win, Spencer, 3, 1-Icn;   1, Cockerel  While Orpington's���������C. .1. Ward, 1,  Pullet.  Bull' Orpington���������J. A. Barr, I, 2  a.id 3 Cock; 1, 2 and 3, Hen; 3, Cock  srol: .1, 2 andf3 Pullet; 1, 2 and 3,  P-.in;  2, Cockerel,  i,   Cockerel. ���������  Cockerel;  1, Pul-  Frank  Gibhard,  Amos   Gibbard,  Orr & Slater, .1  lot;  Ligiit Rrahmns���������13.  Osborne,   1,  2  II an. 2, Cockerel; 3, Pullet; 1; Pen.  I.   Cock.  D. Gibbard, I, Cockerel; 1 and'2,  Pullet, 2,  Pen;  C. McLaughlin, 3, Men.  S. C. While .Leghorns���������Orr &  Slater, Chilliwack, 1 and 3, Cock;  1 and 2/Hen; land 2, Cockerel; 3  Pen.  13. Osborne,2, Cock; 3, Cockereel,  1, Pen.  W. T. Abbott,'3, Hen; 2and 3, Pullet;   2, Pen;  C. J. Ward, 1, Pullet.  S. C. IJrown Leghorns:���������E. Bush,  All awards.  S. C. Buff .Leghorns���������Wm. Spencer, All awards.  lilac Orpington���������C. Parker, All  Awards.  While Cornish���������E. Osborne, 1 Hen  C. .1. Ward, 1, Pullet.  Dark Cornish���������C. Paton, All a-  wards. .  S. S. Hamburg's���������A. H. Anderson,  All awards.        <���������  Gaines���������C. Mynor, All awards.  Feather Legged Bantams���������A. Gib  bard, All awards.  Clean Legged Bantams���������W. T. Ah  bott, All awards.  Rabbits���������\V. T. Abbott, 1.  Rest   Utility Pen,   Weight Cluss-  D.  Gibbard. -     "���������  Best  Utility Pen  Light Weight  W.- T. -Abbott.    ;-   .  Heaviest Bird in the Show���������A. H.  Anderson.'  Best White Rock Male���������C. Paton  Best Orpington Male���������C. Parker.  Rest   Pair     Dressed     Poultry���������D.  Gibbard.  Best Cockerel in Light Class���������-Orr  &  Slater.  Best White Leghorn Cockerel and  Pullet���������W. T. Abbott.  Best Pen in Show���������C. Parker.  Best  Bird in  Show���������C.  Mynor.  ROLL  OF  HONOR  Pigeon.3-  -ID.   Osborne,   :l,  ���������Mrs.- Keeves,  1  and  2,  (From the Fraseir Valley Record)  Yesterday and today was the time  when the poultry men of the North; Qibbard' land 2;  Fraser���������that is the poultry men of  Maple Ridge and Mission���������had their  innings, and there was 'a good turnout of birds, making it the best show  Canaries  Bird.  F. and W. Indian Runner Ducks���������  F. Gibbard, 1, Drake;  1, Duck,  A. H. Anderson, 2 and 3 Drake; 2  and 3, Duck.  Kmbden   Geese���������C.     McLaughlin,  All  awards.  Utility   Pens,' Heavy   Weight���������D  in-the history of the Association. The  following is the list of prize winners;  ���������"Barred Rocks���������A. H. Anderson of  Hammond.  1  and 2  Cock;   1, Cockerel;  1, Pullet;  1, Pen.  E. Osborne, 3, Cock.  J. A. Barr,  land   3, Hen;   D. Gibbard, 2, Hen; 1, Cockerel; 3, Pullet;  2 and 3, Pen;  C.J. Ward, 3, Cockerel.  Buff Rocks���������Wm. McGillivray, all  awards.  White Rocks���������C. Paton, All a-  wards.  White Wyandottes���������S. Humphreys  All awards.  Partridge Wyandottes���������Orr &  Slater, All awards.  Black Wyandottes���������Orr & Slater1  All awards.  S. C. R. I. Reds���������E. Osborne, 2,  Cock; 2, Cockerels; 2, Hen; 2 and 3  Pullet; 2, Pen.  S. C. Black Minorcas���������J. Haliday,  1, Cock; 2, Cockerel; 3, Pullet; 2,  Pen.  E. Osborne, land 2, Hen; 1, Cockerel; 1 and 2, Pullet; 1, Pen.  Buttercups���������C. Paton, All awards  C.  J. Ward,   3  Non-Weight���������W. T. Abbott, 1 and  D.   Gibbard,   1;  Dressed   Poultry���������  A. H. Anderson, 2.  C. J. Ward, 3.  Dressed Ducks���������A. il. Anderson, 1  JiJggs,   Brown���������C.  J.  Ward,   1. ���������  D."Gibbard,  2.  .Eggs,  White���������C. J. Ward,  1.  Specials���������Best   Cock,   Hen,   Cockerel and Pullet in show, Orr'& Slater.  Best White  Leghorn Pen���������E.  Osborne.  Best Pen Black Minorcas���������E.  Osborne.  Best Brown     Leghorn    Pen���������E.  Bush.  Best Pen, S. S. Hamburg's���������A. H.  Anderson.  Best Pen Indian Runner Ducks���������  F. Gibbard.  Best Pen Buttercups���������C. Paton.  bonus.  Best Pen Bralnnas���������E.  Osborne.  Best Pen  Orpingtons���������C.  Parker.  Best Pen Barred Plymouth Rocks  ���������A. H. Anderson.  Best Pen Black Minorcas���������E.  Os-  'borne. ft  Best Pen White Leghorn���������E.  Osborne.  Best Pen White Rocks���������C. Paton.  Best Pen Partridge Wyandottes���������  Orr and Slater..  :immmm^.^ii^^tmm^^immsffiml^mm  a in  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ?teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  !F���������������������������^lfflMi^"'"*wm^^  ABBOTSFORD, B.C  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO  $2.00 PER   DAY  PROPRIETORS  A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  ent,  S.  neer  N.  :<SSiO  The following is the Activo Service ..Roll of Honor for the Western  Canada Power Company, giving the  position held with the company and  rank as a soldier as well as the unit  joined. The list is a good long one  and shows that the employees of the  Western Canada Power Company  are active in the defense of the Empire.  A. W. Allan, Stores Clerk, Private  Medical section, 3rd Brigade, C. ID. F.  C. B. F. Asbury, Carpenter, Sapper, Canadian Engineers,  (Killod)  W. T. Boulton, Timekeeper, Mess-  Scr.~t., 29th Battalion  (A Company.)  .A. Brackley, Laborer, Private, Pioneer Battalion.  A. Bragg, Rigger, Private, Pioneer   Battalion.  ���������. Bruce, .Carpenter, Sapper,  Canadian   Engineers.  W.. D. Burdis, Power House Operator, London Electrical' Enginoers  (Royal   Engineers).  E. Bernard, cook, French army.  J. F. Cahan, Construction manager  Lieutenant, Pioneer Battalion.  W. Campsie, Line Foreman, Private, Scotts Guads, 2nd Battalion, (B  Company.) '  A. M. Clark Power House Operator  Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion 2nd  Brigade, C. E. F.,  (wounded).  C. A. Connon, Power House Operator, Sapper, Canadian Engineers,  (Missing)  T. D. Christie, Section Foreman,  Private,  Pioneer Battalion.  H. Cruickshank, Conductor, Private, Pioneer. Battalion.   .,   ..  B. Culliford, Lineman, Private,  Gordon  Highlanders. (Victoria Clgt.)  W. R. Cunningham,-Cook, Private,  29th Battalion   (E. Company).  E. -J. H. Davies, Trooper, 11th  Canadian  Mounted Rifles.  L. Edwards, Operator, Private, 72  Overseas Battalion.  I-I. A. Fletcher, Power House Help-  W. E. Grim, Civil Engineer, Private,   72nd   Highlandes   (1st   Contin-  (wounded)  Graham,  Rigger,   Private, Pio-  Battalion.  M. Hall, Eng. Staff, 2nd Lieut.  Royal   Engineers.  S. Henderson, Stores Clerk, Royal  Engineers.  F. H. Home, Sectionfnan, Private,  Pioneer   Battalion.  W. P.. Howard, S. F. Railway A-  gent,  Pioneer. Battalion.  W. L. Hutton, Operator, Private,  Pioneer Battalion.  H. Kemp, Carpenter, Sapper, Canadian Engineers   (1st  Contingent.)  G. F. Lahaye, Clerk,. Trooper, Inns  of  Court,  0. T.  C.  T. Link, Sectionman, Private, Pioneer Battalion.  R. R. Maddison, Power House Operator, Trooper, 28th Battalion.  W. Matheson, Foreman Rigger,  Private,   Pioneer   Battalion.  F. Matthews, Tel. Operator, Private, C. A. M. C, (Attached to 62nd  Battalion.)  E. McAdle, Eng. Staff, Private,  Royal Fusiliers  (German E. Africa)  H. McDonald, Private, 1st Contingent. .;   ���������  M. McGreevy, Foreman, Lieut.,  72nd Overseas Battalion.  W. G. Mcintosh, Railway. Agent,  Lieutenant,  72nd  O'seas Battalion.  J. E. McPhee, Chief Operator, London Electrical Engineers ( Royal Engineers) .-,.���������-.  T. M. Miolliet; Steam .Engineer,  Royal Flying Corps.  E. L. Moilliet, Boom-man, Private,  72nd Highlanders (16th Battalion.)  C Wounded.) '  W. Nash, Sapper, Canadian Engineers.  R. D. Neill, Electrical Engineer.  J. North, Fireman, Private, Pioneer Battalion.  E. R. Pease, Electrical Engineer,  38th Battalion, McGill Company.  G. Russell, Carpenter, Sapper, Canadian Engineers.  F. N. Richardson, Civil Engineer.  A. Roy, Cook, 62nd Battalion (Officers' Mess.)  ���������. Shrub, 1st Contingent.  ,D.  Stairs,  Construction  Engineer,  Lieutenant, Canadian Engineers.  H. Steele, Power House Helper,  Private, R. A. M. C. 44th Field Ambulance  14th Division.  E. L. Stenstrom, Stores Clerk,  Lieutenant, Canadian Army Service  Corps.  G. R. Stuart, Stores Clerk, Trooper  1 lth Canadian Mounted Riilcs.  J. E. Spurling,'Rodman, 1st Wes-  sex Field Co., it. E.- 27th Division  81st Brigade,.-B..E. P.  J. Sutherland.  R. A/'farliton, Local Agent, Mission, Private, 72nd.Overseas Bat.  H. Thompson, Carpenter, Private,  Pioneer Battalion,    '  E..T. Toole, Engineer Staff, Trooper, 19th Alberta Dragons.  G. A. Trench; Engineer Staff.  J. H. Verner, Surveyor.  L. A. Wilmot, Draftsman,. Lieutenant, 29th Battalion (D. Company).  W. Wingrove, Rigger,  (Killed).  T. J. Van Antwerp, Tel. Operator,  Des. Rider 4 7th Battalion.  MUNICIPAL   NOTICE  The Court of Revision for the 11)10  Voters' .List will be hold in the Municipal Hall, Upper Smmn, Friday the  lOth day of December, U)15.  OLIVER BLATOHFOHD,  Clerk  1IATZ10 NEWS  The lives of -several passengers  were endangered last Thursday night  when the Agassi/, local and the west.  bound train met. at this station.' It  seems that the local was pulling out  and the last coach had passed when  No. 3 which was a few minutes late  tore by at. a high ate of spocd. Not;  having-noticed the approaching train  many of the passengers had crossed  the tracks but fortunately those remaining were warned just in time  and a serious catastrophe narroAyly  averted. We understand that in, a  situation like this the west-bound  train is supposed to slow up and even come to a full stop if the occasion warrants it. As these trains may  often meet,,-under the same circumstances it is quite necessary for the  public safety that the attention of  the C. P. R. be drawn, to this matter.  A dress that is not worn wears itself-out.  ��������� I came  from  the ocean  and  was'  drowned in a spoonful of water.  Because the cat could get no nieat^  he sai.d  "Today is Friday." ..���������"<;  The house that a. woman builds  God will not destroy; but woman is  likely to destroy the house that" God  has built.  Strong salt'water will revive an  unconscious person quicker than  brandy or whiskey.  Says an exchange, Enthusiastic  people make blunders, but fainthearted people never do . anything.  The mightiest force in this world is  a lire in a human soul.  Is Alaska and Yukon one, when it  conies to  enlisting?  "Ford peaco party has Mission attached" How does it feel to.betra-  vclling in mid-ocean.  Shut, your mouth and open your eyes  'And   you'll   need   nothing   to   make  yon wise.���������Ex.  ARMENIAN PROVERBS  One loves the rose,'another,the lilac. '  Before Susan had done .prinking,  church was over.  . The simpleton went to the wedding  and said, "Indeed it is much better  here'than it is at home."  He sleeps for himself and dreams,  for others. -  v The flower falls under the bush.  ' Not everything round is an apple.  What does an ass know about almonds?  A king must be worthy of a crown.  When you are fcoing in consider  first how you are coming out.  What thou canst do to-day leave  not until tomorrow.  The ass knows seven ways of  swimming, but when he sees the water he forgets them all.  The rose of winter-time is fire.  The end of strife is repentance.  From the same flower the serpent  draws poison and the bees honey.  My heart is no table-cover to be  spread over everything.  As long as the wagon is not upset  the way is not mended  The water that drowns me is for  me an ocean.  The Armenian has his understanding in his head, the Georgian in his  eyes  The wound ofi a dagger heals, but  that of the tongue never.  A good ox is known at the yoke.  a good woman at the cradle of her  child.  Love ever so well, there is also  hate; hate,ever so much, there is always love.  A shrewd enemy is better than a  stupid  friend.  To rise early is not everything,,  happy are they who have the help of  God.  FOR. SALE���������An absolutely new  McOlary Range, Four Holes, Wanning Closet, Oven Thermometer, Reservoir, etc., at $32.00 cash; also a  Double Bed and Mattress, only in uso  6 weeks.. Apply llov. J. C. Mitton,  Abbotsford.  "ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Rats  Mice, etc. Don't Die in the House.  ]f>c and 25c, at Drug and Country  Stores. '     f  s)H]Hfalaite  QDOQQBQDQEJ  wiaialw  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  SlHlttlKlHlK]MlalEl������|B|Hl*lKHat������is|H|sN|M  Robs on Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  tice Powder  Abbotsford Feed Store  exan  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C  u  ill  I  I THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSPOUt), JB. C.  ������~������*-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing'. Company  weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford.and district  Advertising  rates  made  known   on  application  Our , Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  J. A. BATES, -      -- Editor and Proprietor  Stat  FJUDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1915  The passing olV Sir Richard Mc-  ' Bride from'the public life of the province of British Columbia will call  to mind the politics of the past y^ars  buiM'i! Sir Richard took charge of  affairs. People had grown tired of  all the different changes of government with the low credit of the province.    The fact that Sir Rcliard in  .. the face of such unrest maintained  his government in power for twelve  r years, then handing it over to a member of his cabinet, who has been successful in surrounding himself with  a cabinet, mostly from the members  having a seat in the house, shows  that Sir Rcliard is the ablest politician that British Columbia has ever  had the opportunity of giving political ��������� power.  We are all sorry that he has seen  fit to leave provincial politics, but all  no matter the politics, will wish him  success���������the same success���������in his  new sphere.  It is now up to1 Bowser, the present premier to hold together the  contending political forces and give  us just as good government, or better; we do not wish to return to the  unsettled times cf Martin, Prior, Turner, Davio, ct al, again.  Red Cross Maxims  Recognise that every wounded man  has a claim on your purse as well  as  on your sympathy.  Do not grumble at the extent of  Red Cross work. Be thankful that  the casualties are few as they are.  Co-operate harmoniously with fellow Ued Gross workers. It is unseemly to squabble at the bedside of  the wounded and dying men.  Contribute in labor if you cannot  contribute in wealth. Give cheerfully, generously and above all immediately.  FOR THE SAKE OF OLD ENGLAND  thou  the i  Red  Cross   News   Through  Dominion  The  The Montreal Light and Power Co.  has'given an electric stove to be raffled for the Red Cross.  Twenty million Red Cross flags  ���������  wore sold in England.  The children of the public schools  of Victoria B. C, have during the  past year contributed $1,017 to the  Red Cross. .  The Arts and Crafts Club of Victoria, B. C, are"to hold an exhibition of works of,art which are to be  sold for the Red Cross.  ��������� Four hundred Red Cross, boxes are  to. be placed in homes in Napanee.  The idea is that each householder  should contribute one cent a day.  The Winnipeg Red Cross Auxiliary  has a, membership of  2200.    It has  raised $64 30, sent three nurses    to  the.front  and  manufactured  25,000  . garments.  Ward II.. Branch of the Red Cross  in Vancouver is running a cafe  chantant twice a week.  The annual report of the Manitoba Provincial Red Cross shows a  membership of 7519 and a year's  subscriptions  of   $110,000.  The Peterborough Red ��������� Cross is  sending $25.00 a month to the Prisoners' of; war. '  Various American Fish and Game  Clubs which hold licenses from the  Quebec Government have igiveri $1,-  040'to the Quebec Red Cross.  The members of the Cobalt Fire  Dept. are doing daily Red Cross work  Their last shipment contained- 4280  bandages.  The St. Catharines Red Cross Society has received $1315 as a result  of the Canadian Henley Regatta.  The Red Cross Fund of "L'Evcn-  ment" Quebec now amounts to $1200  The Red  Cross Society of Sydney  ���������N. S. has collected $140 6 with a membership   of   forty-eight.  The Queens Canadian Red Cross  Hospital has now three times as  many  beds  as  when  it  was  opened  England, through all  the ages  hast been  A   mighty  symbol,  showing  to  world  A firm united people;  and unfurled  O'er them the flag of LIBERTY    is  seen  England  the Lion-Hearted art  thou  named  And Ye arose and showed your teeth  and growled  When   fearing   enemies   around   the  prowled.  Then hearts beat high, men fought  and. Cannon flamed.  For if ye die, then dies sweet LIBERTY;  And Librty means Peace to all mankind  Thus, at this time, our fates are  hung on THEE  Thy mighty strength, the only hope  we find.  Our England fights, but shall she win  ���������-- or lose?  Oh   Englishmen!   It   is   for  you   to  choose. .���������T.  U.  P.-  .   And a,little more space,  And he paved that system  With a smile upon his face.  The "customers flocked  To his two by four  And soon .he had to hustle  For a regular, store.  Up on the square  Where the people pass  He gobbled up a corner   ���������  That was all plate glass  He fixed up the windows  With the best that he had,  And tolaSth'em all about it  In"' half a page ad.  He soon had 'em coming  And he never, never quit,  An.d he wouldn't cut down  On his ads. one jit.  And he's kept things humping  In  the  town ever since,  And everybody calls him  The Merchant Prince.  Some say it's luck,  But th^iXall bunk���������  Why, he was doing business  When the- times were punk.  People have to purchase and the gee-  ���������  zer was wise���������-  For he knew the way to get 'em was  to advertise.  marched to'Ypres, 'and took lip a position on the edge of a wood of small  pine trees, close to a place known to  us as the Cross Roads; here the Al-  lemands tried their best 10 .cut  through us, but, they never ,. succeeded. We were in the trenches for  twenty-three days without a break,  not even a wash. We then got reliev-  de for twenty-four hours, arid relieved the Irish Guards about, a mile  from there, and to our surprise the  German trenches were only about'25  yards from ours. My regiment could  not stand that, and the first night we  had their trenches and all that was  in them. After, we had been there 1  forty-eight hours we moved off again'  to St. Julien: there we found the 5th  division attacking on our right; , so  .our captain sent my company, No 2  on in front to find out the position  of the enemy. We had not got-half  a mile before we very soon found out  where they were, and^so surrounded  in a small wood. 14. of us returned  out cf 44, that is how wo found very  {Continued on  Page Four)  LETTER, ON THF. WAR  (From Fraser Valley Record)  Copy of a letter from    Corporal  Parsons, General Hospital.  THROUGH   THE  LOOKING  GLASS  It' seems to have been foivjotten  that a Ford is necessarily shallow,  Now that we are in Greece it  seems a pity to a rgue about it. Arguing, should be left to the Germans  they talk so much ioudc;;\  Reports of heavy, casualties among  the German Landwehr suggest that  the name1 be changed to Land-Whvre  Oliver Asselin raises a regiment.  Bourassa has so far contented himself with raising 'scandal.  Blotting paper and a flat iron will  remove Greece stains.  War used to have her victories no  less than peace, but now she seems  to have forgotten* the trick.  Three Rivers, Quebec, is dry, and  now they are going to have the name  changed to Three River-beds. '  Instead of .calling a man a liar,  the new term of abuse will be "wrar  correspondent," suggests a correspondent.  There is one General who is not  very popular in the east at the pres  ent: General Winter.  General Election is not very popular in B. C. at the present.  ADVERTISE  There was an old geezer  And' he had a lot of sense".  He started up a business  On  a dollar eighty cents.  and all of them are occupied. j The dollar for stock,  A concert given in Calgary by the^     And  the eighty for an ad.  Australian cadets in aid of the Red \ Brought him three lovely dollars  Cross, under the auspices of the I. 0. '      Jn a day, by dad!  D. E. yielded $42 0. Well, he bought more goods  ;[Drs. Gilbert ��������� Hanna -Anderson  ]j  British ' CoLurgbia's      Leading       Dentists  WHY PAY BIG DENTAL CHARGES?  You will more than save your fare to Vancouver by having j  your dental  work done in ���������our Vancouver offices.       We have  special arrangements TO SAVE YOUR TIME.    Not more than  two days are required to complete your work. -  OUR PRICES ARE ABOUT ONE-HALF THOSE CHARGED BY OTHER DENTISTS.  All work GUARANTEED and performed WITHOUT THE  SLIGTEST PAIN.  ILBEK  Sfifiond Floor, Qaminion&l&g,.������Qi7$iastinQ5 Si W. Cor. Gamble  VANcouvea  Oxford, June 1915.  Madam:  I thank-you very much for the parcel I received safoly this morning. I  came as a great surprise. I am pleased to tell you that I belong to tlie  Cold Stream Guards, and    am , very  proud of my dear old regiment;   , I  belong to the 3rd Battalion. Went to  Mons in August, retired from Mons,  to within 24 miles of Paris.    My.regiment- was  fighting rear  guard  all  the way.       We marched  about 240  miles in five days "then we was not  tired".    All -the  time  we  knew the  Allemandes1 were following very close  . behind. .\.J^ suppose ,. the.   Allemand  thought i'������ 'fine' fun' driving 'the eon:  temptible little army' in front cf them  The time came for us to change over,  so we slept in a 'field of maize for'  four hours, then we had hot tea and  to our surprise we started back, the  same   way  as  we  came!     Then  the  fighting commenced,  the  Allemands  shelled  us,' but it    was    the     "4th  Guard's Brigade" and well they knew  it, although  they were as I  believe  nearlly 30, to  1..    We drove them  back   i-ntil; they came  to  the  River  Meuse; there made a stand. Oh dear!  talk about shrapnel.    I think I may  say thousands of thsm;     they    got  what  for���������this is  where  the    Allemands   left   their     noble     Prussian  guards to cover    their    retirement.  Then it was Guards against Guards  So the whole Brigade fixed bayonets  and we charged, and not one of the  brave Kaiser's Guards would igive us  fight.    We  capture^,  six   Maxims,   1  Battery of Artillery, small guns and  a number of shells, and a van load of  maxim belts and a large number of  prisoners.    I must say the Prussian  Guards were the finest body of men  ever I have seen.- They were all over  six feet.    We fought them back until  we1 crossed  the River Aisne near a  village   called   Soupir.    This   is   the  same  position   the  Allemands   held,  when they claimed the victory   _a-  gainst the French in 1870, so I was  given   to   understand.    We   thought  we were going to rest at this place,  but no such luck, thick woods which  seemed miles long, bullets fiying like  hailstones, but we got to the coal at  last.    But we lost a large number  of men.    I lost seven of my section  of twelve.    Wo soon  dug ourselves  into the ground for the final time and  that  night  we  heard  them  coming  1000  yards away, but    our    orders  were to wait until they were about  500 yards.    It was pitch dark but we  could toll1 by the way they were advancing, in close formation. Well, we  gave them a very hearty welcome, a-  bout 400 rifles and three maxim guns  rapid fire; then they got within 100  yards of us, but it was no use them  trying ti get through as all the time  we had a few rounds left.    But when  it got dayli/ght���������what a sight!    We  stayed in this neighborhood for several days and then went back some  miles and trained    to    Hazelbrook  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B.C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  .'Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  Mt'he district, and industries already established,   ,  1  i  . >Y  A WASH IS A JOY  when one's bath room is rendered  luxurious by our ornamental" and  open work plumbing. Tt's an artistic triumph. Have the bath room  a ioy. ��������� Let your plumbing arrangements be as santitar-y as the  latest developments of the art will  permit.    We'll show you the way.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Bldjr  Abbot sford  I  tf=  ?*  Your Photograp]   ^Nothing  will  ~    add:; more-to...  the pleasure of the friends and "kinsfolk  , at home,  ^  ���������i  I  M  ��������� m  J  ���������ki  Ax  .  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B. C.      :-:  Ml  ���������i\\  *V  J  /fc  S%\  See me now about that Insurance  6        9  ���������     e  1     JlA-/������  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality. .   '     \  \;  !4 THE ABBOTSFOttD POST, ABBOTSFORO, B; 0.  nX1-  i k i >   \ >  PRINTING ABILITY  To assure patrons of printing a thoroughly appropriate and artistic product  requires both a theoretical and a practical knowledge���������in other words a mental  conception as well as a practical one.  Both are at your service.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  OUR PAINTING  Is always good, because it possesses the  qualities that go to make up good Printing: correct topography, good press work  harmony of color and appropriate stock  selection���������these are all the earmarks of  ',  Bates'  Printing���������the worth-while  kind.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMETN  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING SERVICE  The shop is equipped with every modern  device necessary for the execution 61*  high-grade Printing, and our working  facilities are so ample that prompt  service is both a pleasure and a possibility.. "-.-*]  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  IM  PRINTING SATISFACTION     ������������������"'"  Years of practical knowledge and an" extensive and modern plant equipment assure patrons a service that cannot be  surpassed. A telephone call will place  the order. Our Number is 520.  If busy order by'phone.,    [\ ���������  BATES, The Printer���������-JOB DEPARTMENT  ;���������The Home of Good Printing-at Suitable Prices  ������������������ PRINTING OF GREAT VARIETY'  -' We are equipped to. handle every kind  and quality of Printing���������Business, Fruit  Growers, Fruit, Lists, Publications���������in  from one to four colors. Satisfaction  guaranteed or no charge is made for the  work, .which can be returned.  . BATES, The Printer^���������JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  COMMERCIAL PRINTING  Such as Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads, Cards Circulars Statements and  ���������in fact anything in the way of Printing���������will receive intelligent attention  and a thorough highgrade production  if left in our care.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  POSTER PRINTING  We print large and small Posters of all  kinds���������any color of paper or ink. Our  - prices for this kind of work is cheaper  than in the cities, and the quality of paper and ink is just as good. No rent to  pay is part of the secret.  BATES, The Printer- JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  X.  PUBLICATION PRINTING  We have unrivaled facilities for executing all kinds of Printing, as is attested  by the large amount of Printing we have  handled in the last seven years. Quality  of work unsurpassed, and delivery in  time assured.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  Hub Square  Mission City  PRINTER AND PUBLISHER  pjiT: ������������������ la:  ^.vsJ;u.;. THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, Bt C,  Mrs. Frank Sutherby is visiting in  Ladner.  School closed today for the Christmas holidays.  Messrs McEwen,    TJrethcwey    and  Boyd were at the coast this week.  Mrs. Lamb of Granby, Que., is vis.  iting her daughter Mrs.  (Dr.)   Swift  Stnt.������/, 1;i,b,ic1 A,V0rkS: aa,l"(l!li s(-at-i Carried with Councillor Melander oping tiiat it nad been brought to liif;��������� nosing. '  BIRTH���������To   Mr.  and   Mrs.   Angus  o Mclnues on December 12th, a son.  Mr. J. J. McPliee lias lieard from  his two sons who are now stationed  at Bramshot.  We always thought the  Snews was an ancient affair,  tainly looks its part.  Sum as  It cer-  Tf the weather holds there are sufficient orders at the mill to keep going .to the end of the year.  They say it is a case of freeze-up  before the wedding comes off.     May  ' be a long time according to the present indications.  Mrs. H. M. Lines and Miss Lines  ���������are the guests of our popular policeman Constable Lines, for the Christmas holidays.  All will-refcret to hear of the illness of Postmaster McCullough at  Mrs. Bateman's hospital, and trust  that good nursing will restore health  at an early date.  SAVED   THIRTEEN   LIVES  FROM DROWNING IN FHASKll  About four o'clock on Wednesday  morning Mr. Thomas Yeomans, of Ni-  comen, heard the call of some Indians, in distress.  On examination Mr. Yeomans saw  that the cries came from the Fraser  River. He took a boat and went out  He found a number clinging to a  boat. He took them to the bank of  the.river in safety. When' he was  finished he found he had saved thirteen Indians all told, from a watery  grave.  On investigating it was found that  some twenty-one . Indians, men, women and children were returning to j  their homes o3 Nicomen Island at  the early hour in a gasoline launch,  when they struck a snag, tearing the  side out Seven were drowned,, one  swam ashore and Mr. Yeomans saved  thirteen. .-  Three of the bodies havo been recovered.  Mr. Yeomans is to be highly commended for his noble deed, which is  full of courage and good management, and with certain risk to himself. The latter he probably thought |  not of. The V. C. has been awarded  to men for less brave acts.  LOWREY'S WESTERN FLOAT  Rupe  up-to-date  has  no   Billingsgate.  All quiet at Duck Creek this week  Silverton" now has    two    butcher  shops.  MATSQUI  COUNCIL MEETING.  (Continued from rage One)  endeavors to prevent the lamps being  broken.  notice that the Riverside wharf was  being used by certain parties as a  stable, and, asking that the municipal  ity would undertake to look after  this wharf at the municipal expense  and see that it was used for the purpose for which it was built. To the  request the council agreed and Wm.  lSlliott of Riverside was empowered  to take charge with full authority as  to its proper use.  From Glen Valley Land Co.-, stating that they had been disappointed  in not receiving payments expected  ami they were unable to send the  $500 as agreed on, but hoped to  make a substantial payment before  the end of the year. The clerk was  'instructed to reply that the work had  been done on the roads as agreed  and that bills were presented for payment, and it was hoped that they  would make every effort to meet  their obligations to the council.  From C. Gray, stating that he had!  read in the paper that    the    council  was  petitioning  the  B.   C.   E.   R.   to  move Rand station, and he thought  it was time for hi mto pretest against  any such action as he had given the  Railway   Company   concessions     and  the Glen Valley Land Company special inducements to have this station  where it s. The rumors of the moving  of the station was doing him a great,  deal of harm as was also the statement in  the paper that the  municipality could not build roads to the  station.    He had expended over $2,-  000  in  surveys and  in  constructing  roads and he thought it would be better for the municipality to make pass  able the roads leading to the station  and   quit   circulating   damaging   reports.    The reeve stated that he" had  interviewed the authorities of the B  C.   E.  R.   company  as to   the   possibility of securing a station at the Le-  Fjeuvro road but had not Iodised any  objection to Rand station.  From C. B. Hill-Tout submitting  an offer to repair the Clearbrook  read and remove a large stump at the  bottom of the Chittick Hill. The  council expressed regret that they  could not avail themselves of his offer nor to undertake to cut, out. the  White road from the corner of the  property of Harry Fowler to the now  fill.  Mrs. James Dennison waited upon  the council in connection,with the Inter-Provincial   Highway   (so-called),  which she stated crossed her land at  the N. W. corner- cutting off one and  three quarters of an acre, for which  she''considered she was as much entitled to payment as was Mr. Cresswell  for the land taken from him.    It was  pointed  out,  however,  that   land  in  excess of .1-20 had been taken from,  the latter while no land for road purposes had been taken from her, the  survey of  Mr.  J.   McClure,   notwithstanding.     Coun. Owen was instructed  to examine the. premises and report at the next meeting if any claim  for   damages   to   any   of  her   fences  could be entertained.  Tenders  Tenders for school lands and buildings were opened as follows: At Mats  qui: Mrs. C. R. Crist, $400. Rejected  At Dunach:- Mr. C. Rummel, $100.00  for  the  fuU   acre,   or  in  proportion  to this if one or more road allowances  would  be  deducted.    This  offer  was accepted by motion.  ��������� Resolutions  Cruickshank-McCallum, that Couh.  Elliott be  allowed  an  appropriation  of   $253.80  for necessary repairs  to  McCallum-Melander that ' Coun.  Owen have a further appropriation  of $20.00 on the Havermari road.  Mclander-McCallum, that the reeve  and clerk be authorized to sign a  contract with G. Parker for work on  the Huntingdon road from the Clear-  brook road to the .eastern boundary  of the municipality.' .  Carried.  Owen-Melander, that the rclerk  have placards printed and posted on  each whaif as to the proper"use of  the Avare-liouses b; residents of the  municipality.    Carried.  Mccalli m-Owen, that the- r.-jne  and clerk be authorized to sign the  pian of subdivision of the ;' 1 '." acre  portion of D. L. 380 4., G. 2. Carried  Melander-McCalluni, that the balance of the appropriation of the  White road be transferred to the  Glenmore read.    Carried.  Owen-McCallum, that Coun. Melander be authorized, to call for tenders for opening about 1-2 mile of  the road between Townships 13 and  16 north of the Huntingdon road,  the tenders to be in the hands of the  clerk by January :3rd, 191(5.  Melander-Owen that the nominations for Reeve, Councillors' and the  school trustees be" held in the municipal hall; that James Gibson be the  Returning Officer; That the polls be  opened if necessary, at the following  places, .with the following named  persons as deputy returning officers  as set out below: ,  Aberdeen Schoolhouse, with John  Catto as Deputy Returning officer.  Frey's store building, Pine Grove  with Hudson 'Barter'as deputy returning officer.  Store building of Vans & Thursson  Mt Lehman, with J. E. Israel as Deputy returning officer.  Clayburn  Schoolhouse with  H.  S.  Phinney as deputy, returning officer.  Office "building of  the Abbotsford  Timber & Trading Co: Ltd. with J. A  McGowan as deputy returning officer  Matsqui village hall with    P.    P.  Halverson as deputy returning officer  Bills  Presented  for Payment  W. L. Stewart $48.48; A. J. Home  $34.75;  W. Satchell $30; P. Fanset  Postaige including war tax $14.20;  expenses to New Westminster'in connection with the 3rd quarterly audit  and to Vancouver in connection with  the meeting of. the creditors of the  Alliance Investment Co., Ltd. $10.50;  expenses twice to Clayburn 50^; R.  Brough, short on previous cheque  500; R. Owen-telephone 25^  Teachers   salaries   $1,113.00,   and  other school  expenses  . The bills were passed for payment  . The bylaw entitled "ByLaw for  securing money borrowed in anticipation of current revenue" was a-  mended by striking out the figures  '4000' and substituting the figures  '3,29'5.59' therefor and by striking  out the words 'thirty-two thousand,  two hundred and thirty-one dollars'  therefor. As thus amended the bylaw ' was adopted finally passed and  signed by the reeve and clerk under  the corporate seal. That a rebate of  8 per cent on general taxes be allowed on all payments of taxes made  between September 30th and the pass  ing of the Rebate Bylaw  1915.  The council then adjourned to  meet in the municipal hall on Monday January 3rd 19 LG at 10.30 oclook  LETTER ON T1IF WAlt  C. Marsh $33.25; A. E. Wagner $28;  A. G. Stevenson,$3.356'; !J. T. Anderson $8; A.. Boyle $47;<W. McCormick  $29.75; A'. E. Smiley ;$14.00; Merry-  field Bros, powder etc., $41; Jolin. Le  Feuvre. on account of '. assessment  $50; D. Shogren worx-'on Glenmore  bridge approach $21; Wm. Merryfield  J. P. $10.80;- E. W.,King';j. P. $10'.-  80P.R. Keay $26.15; for Pertab  Singh trial: :'"  Repairing roads in Ward IV. G.  McTaggart $28.00; R. Mercer $32.00  G. Conner $48; R. Mach'ell $34; W.  Mailes $12.  Ole Moye $8; J. Cannon $18; M. Anderson $10.00; G. Johnson $7; 52  yards of 'gravel at 900 (J. Cannon)  $46.80; C. E. Gephart repairing the  Cottman road $4; J.R. Campbell removing tree from Boundary road $1;  Repairing Mt. Lehman road in the  Ward I.; D. R. Nicholson $4; H. Nich  olson $2; H. J. A. Burnet: 3rd quar  (Contlued rrorn Page 2)  strongly entrenched. Of the 14 who  did get back I was the only N. C. O.  1 led them several miles before I  could get in touch with the lvstof  the Battalion. By the time we found  them it was quite dark and as they  were entrenched and wo wore not a-  ware where they were, we had to lay  down to a field, until it got, daylight  and a god thine we did; for we wore  going  straight  towards   one   of  our  Maxim guns.    However,  we  got  into  the line somehow.    After a  few  weeks we loft there and marched a  night and a  day to  a place "called  Meterin, stayed there for 7 days rest  or   rather   drill   which  we. cot   like  being in "barracks. We left these one  night about midnight, then the wet  trenches- began, up to our waists in'  mud and water 48 hours in at a time  and 48 hours out.    Just time to dry  our   clothes  on  as   we  stood  round  large fires. We kept on moving from  one, place to another, until we finally  jjot.into a trench, at a place  (I for:  get  the  name  now).   This  was   between  the canal  Eyser and the  La  Basse road, .a brick field, large kilns  all over the place and these kilns the  Allemands used for their snipers, and  as sure as one of our chaps shewed  himself he went west.    We lost  22  in  one  day and  could  not' stand  it  any  longer,  so three weeks ago we  were reinforced by the Irish Guards  and the artillery started shelling the  I crawled out after a time and got  back somehow, how I do not know,  caught the" ambulance and was sent  to   four   different   hospitals     before  anything  was   done,   that   was   four  days.     At last I reached _Boulougne, -  the Legrand Hotel which is now being used as a hospital, and I had every attention.    Then they found my  feet were frozen".    I knew I had not  much   feeling   in   them, for   several  weeks  but did not think they were  quite so bad, but I'am a lot better  now, only lost the nails but that does  not matter.    My knee is much better  ter, swelling  almost gone  but very  tender and .weak.    I hope to go to  a convalescent hospital soon. If I see  you I  can tell you  a lot about the  Prussian Guards.    They are composed'of nothing but boys now and if  my  dear  old   regiment meets them,  many more times there won't be any '  of them  left.    Out  of 1100 of  my  regiment that came out to MonVfirst  thero arc only 4 2 left.    You can understand now why I love the Regt.  [ belong to���������the Boys that never re-  tiro.     "    .    .  (Signed) Corp. J. PARSONS  FOR SALE���������An absolutely new  McClnry Range, Four Holes, Warming Closet, Oven Thermometer, Reservoir, etc., at $32.50 cash; also, a  Double Bed and Mattress, only in use',  6 weeks. Apply Rev. J. c." Mitton,  Abbotsford.  .' -  'ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Rats  Mice, etc. Don't' Die in the House.  3 5c and 25c, at Drug and Country  Stores.  1 I; H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral'Supplies', .-r  Phone Connection. Mission City  lM!m������lgM������fHlM|MiBtBlMl������l������>Bl������|BlHllkji  HUGH Mcj  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  ���������From   District  Engineer.   Depart-' the Riverside, Pace and Fore roads.  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ?teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish e :ery Thursday  mmimssmmmtmMmE^ffisg&mEgm ss  terly audit  $22;   B.  C.   Gazette  ad-  kUns and Allemand trenches at 2 p.  yertising Bylaw $10.25 ;R. J. Knat-  aus nursing F.' Taylor'- before he was  taken to hospital $3; Henderson    &  Taylor survey of Page road $46.60.  South: Le Feuvre road N. Larsen  $17.00; J. E. Berger $33;   ���������  James Williams, repairs on Jack's  Hill $4.00. -   ���������  Repairing Ross read: P. Jackman  $5.00;  W. Bailey $5.00.  Haverman road: M. D. Morrison  $14.37; H. Heslip $7.50; T. L. Baker  $6.50; F. White $5.50; L. McKinnon  $5.50;  Glenmore road: P. Conroy $16.80  P. Phillips $13.00; Ed. White $14.00  J. Ccnroy $5;  P. Conroy, repairing bridge on the  White road $3.25; P. -P. Halverson  removing brush from Riverside road  $8;  Thompson  Stationery Co..,  Ltd.,  m. and at 2:15" p. m. we were on  the top of the Allemand before he  had time to run. It was splendid  work. We took possession of all the  brick'works, three lines of trenches  a trench mortar what they had for  throwing bombs and two Maxim .guns  about thirty prisoners and slaughtered about ,1000 of the enemy. They  were caught like rats in a trap. I  was standing on the top of the last  line of trenches, when two Allemands  came out of a large stack of bricks.  I got one with the bayonet and before I could withdraw the other one  fore T could withdraw the other one  fixed me by the braces of my equip  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  .Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  the trench I went backward, my ^leg  twisted under me and I was finished.  ftBBt  fflaasaam^ama^EBassffiSfflZHHsaaEa^ajKgsiEsam^sssESDSB  BraMPBBwaagB  BBa������!CT������m���������Mm^^''SW  ABBOTSFORD, B.C  , Strictly first-class in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO |2.00  PER   DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  ������������g������������  .=  PROPRIETORS  cxcin  typewriter ribbon 78������; C. A. "Society J ment, cave me-a pull and over into  care of Ernest Aish to December 31  $32.00;   John   Johnson   repairing   a  bridge  on  Tp  Line road  Ward  III.  $5.00;  Road repairs in Ward II: T. L. Baker $3.00;  D. Heslip $3; F. M. Car-  michael $7.50;  G. H. Loach $11.00;  R. K. Nicholl  $6.00;   D.   B.  McDou-  gald $5.25; Angus McLean $8:00:  W. J. Marsh, cleaning ditches'   on  Jubilee hill  $2.50;  Currie & Emery  hauling lumber for bridge Ward III.  $3;   Gus  Farman,  repairing culvert  at junction of Riverside and Tp. Line  roads  $5;   A.  C.  Gustafson, cutting  thistles and repairs to mower $14.85;  Road Repairs in Ward III.: H. S.  Phinney $13.50; K. Gilies $1; repairing bridge north of municipal  hall V. Ferguson 75^; Repairs to the  Clayburn Straiton road Clayburn Co. I  $44.25;  Repairing Huntingdon road: R.  Peardon $12.50; R. Peardon $6.25;  Royal Columbian Hospital care of  F. Taylor to Nov. 30.$49.55; Reeve  and councillors' expenses to Chilliwack $5.75; Reeve and Coucnillor  Melander's expenses to New Westmin  ster $7.00;  Bounties: R. Rottlug $1.70; S.  Aish $4.10; ���������. Elin $6.90; ���������. Al-  ingren $7.30; S. Stenerson $1.90;  B. Nelson $1.90; A. Lofgren $10.60;  A. Cade $2.00; A. A. Boyle $2; W.  Owen  $2;   John Smith $2;  Clerk's salary for November $75;  Abbotsford Feed Store  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY.  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  ���������!'I  '4  m  'n  "ft  ft  Hi  W  I  n  (4.1  Hi  m  11  -T--.-1  If  I  "W't  h  v  ������������������fc  MP  -?<:  1  i  4>  ���������il  <^l  r  I  'if'  M  Wv  m  pi  m  m':  ft  1  Jr  ?gi  "WSi

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