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 o %  !       kVH.-  M  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  v       ���������       ���������  ���������Cl_i JLU+.1.  ..'���������'. I ��������� ' ' !'   ',��������� "������������������������ '  Vol.. XXIIl.,,No.4  \BBOTSFORD. B, C.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1921.  $1.(10 per Year  *  ������' ���������%���������^  YOUR  TOWN CHRIST  -The joyous sounds .of Ihe Chrislmas- bells are. almost \vitiiiii hearing and as (he feslive occasion draws  near many are Hit1 I hough Is and anlicipalions of what  Ihe ringing of Ihe hells will have for Hie boss and  giiis on thai brighl morning, lo say nothing of whal it  SUBSCRIPTION CONTEST   /f  WON BT ilSS'M. GILLEN  r^������������������?  t->  .The following is?'the result of our  means Icfftllicr   and   molher.   Wcall. approach llie'|���������t.^&,, ���������������������.��������� Ya*  joyous time,   however,   (eel ini>' that it   may be all as I Road and west,oi\iuverside Road-  'r>  we wish���������a bright and, joyous Chrislmas.  The spirit of the season has already struck Abbotsford and district and inoculated a large number oi  our citizens who spend the days in planning annual  gifts���������what will be most suitable and bring the most  joy lo the receiver, also, incidentally the kindest of  remembrances of the giver. Apart from all gifts  there are those who feel (thal it is good to be alive, and  to be blessed with a treacherous appetite for this annual occasion so as to <be able lo enjoy the eating of  the good, things that tempt iis oh all sides���������for  Christmas is I lie lime of feasting as well as the lime of  gifts. , '  Money,���������one of Ihe grandest earthly possessions,  and which.at this time of the year is very highly appreciated ancT guides "us'in our- 'acliohs 6ih tHfs 3fesIiye'  occasion more than any other season of theyeaivmay  : not be so plentiful as it was last year or the year be|  fore but while valuable and almost necessary, yet is  not everything thai lends lo a happy. Christmas. A  gift given generous-hearted ly is very often appreciated more than some high-priced article. Bui the main  question is, plan lo give something.  During the past week a representative of this paper  lias visited many of the stores of. .Abbotsford and  found that the merhcanls were all, without exception,  making preparations for the Christmas trade; it was  also found, and it may surprise some to know it, that  many articles, which would   make   good   Christmas, r  Margaret  Gillen   .'.j;/-   M.OOC,  Thelma  Taylor...-   16;00f������  Miss Margaret OHIen will    receive  today her cheque for $25.00 and fare'  to'Vancouver and .-return-    The Pos:  wishes Miss.Margaret Clillen a.pleasant trip. -;>  EER STORE  WILL  FURNISH  WARD  . "-IN>.NE\V  HOSPITAL  There was ah excellent attendance  at the meeting of the Abbotsfoid- G-  W. V. A. on Monday, the twelfth.'  A Hospital Committee ;\vas appointed and the arrangements for furnishing a two-bed ward in the new local hospital are progressing satisfactorily. ;.-'���������'- -'  The members of the Everson Post  of the American- Legion are to    visit i  'Abbotsford during January and    the J  En (ertainment:^Committee is prepai - J  ing for their   enjoyment. . It is   also.j  the intention to,entertain the    ladies!  of :t h e' W ."-Ar-Mn^thiHieVf;f d ttfre/'as - a'-J-  ineans  of expressing, great appreciation  for    their  ��������� splendid    assistance  during, the past.year.  Comrade G Baldwin, for the Men>  orial Committee reported that notwithstanding the hearty response accorded by the residents of the . town  and especially (he surrounding district, the amount subscribed is not  sufficient, to cover the cost. as.proposed. A motion was passed giving  an apportionment from the G. W.. V.  A. funds and the committee was instructed  to  carry  on.  The Secretary was instructed to  write a letter of, thanks' to "Dr. T. A.  Swift. M. IX, for liis kind services  amongst returned men and ��������� their  families and to express deep appreciation of bis recent generous and  broad-minded   action K  Discussing the Canteen Fund3  now held by the    Dominion Gpvern-  mil-  s, Geese? Ducks, .etc,  TOYS in great profusion at  pre-war prices  R; D  esmazes  Tel  16  IQUE GIFTS for XMAS  J. DOWNIE  *  presents, are to be   purchased just as   reasonably   in ment. amounting to about two  ���������a\ .     .   ,.       . ,. , pi������ *    ���������        lion dollars    ana    interest, . it    was  AbbOlSrord as  trom  SOme     places Ol     bUSineSS     Willi   point out that the    Canteen    Funds  i      "i i i ii ���������   i      ri -���������   -  ��������� ' i        '   '    * Disposal Committee were acting in a  headquarters at some other point.   It is not our inten- verJ, lligh-���������anded manner,  a prote-i  tion lo give separate articles, but the prices compared is \������. ^e s,!nt  them,  denying, their  ������ * , . x \ right to dispose or either principle or  ranged irom Community silver, household iurniturc, jnterest thereon untu, the ballot  i&  i i   , /. ,��������� ii        , ���������   i       iii completed; and further, that the pro-  grocenes, bread, to many oi the small articles that are positions laid down by   them on the  purchased around Christmas.   This paper is convinc- '^lot-cards cover only matters which  * l    l f should be carried out by the Govern  ment as part of their re-establishment, programme. This branch suggests that tlie money should be distributed, on a per capita basis, to  branches of all returned mens and  women's associations to be used by  them for refief purposes at their own  ���������discretion; thus avoiding the usual  high administrative expense and  placing the money, where it can do  most good. ,  ed that with cash in the pocket book shopping can be  done in this town just as easily and with as. much satisfaction as it can be done per catalogue or visiting  van.  In dealing in the home town one has the satisfaction of knowing that the man one deals with helps to  pay the school taxes, and Ihe more purchases made  here the greater the turnover will be for the merchant, and this means 'more taxes, collected from him  to help pay for the schools. A customer gains two.  ways. The money is circulated at home and it helps to  lighten the burden of taxes on those outside of business circles.  To our readers we would sav, give the home stores  a chance to make good. Don't say, oh there is no use  going there they'have not got it. Go and see for yourself; and if maybe you cannot find just what you  want ypu can find something equally as good and tlie  price to yonr liking.  Mrs. W. Campbell    of    New wesN.      The M'isses Anna arid    Helen Mt  spent the week-end    at  tho home of, Callum were visitors in   .Vancouver  her sister, Mrs. Ansjus Mc.Tnnis.  POULTRY  ASSOCIATION  -.HOLDS- MEHTIXG  last week.  The regular meeting of the MaU-  aui-Sumas-Abbotsford Poultry Association was held in the Bank of  Montreal Chambers on Friday, December 9th, with a Wrnber of the  members' present.  The president read a letter which  lie had received from Mr.Routledgc  with reference to holding the next  district poultry v.how at Abbotsford,:  and it was the unanimous opinion of  the members to have the show held  here next  fall.  Mr. Wm. James, the well-known  poultry expert, gave a most interesting, lecture on ."Pitfalls in the-Poultry Business," which will cause a'l  the poultrymen to ruminate deeply  At the close of the meeting a very  hearty vole of-thanks was accorded  to Mr. James.  That you can buy Xmas Gifts for   every member of the family,  and those that may become members of the    family, right in Abbotsford for less money than you can purchase elsewhere, and the  assortment shown will compare favorably with   most of the large  stores.  Don't wait until tlie last minute and  wanted have just been sold.  then find the articles y ,n  We have a complete range of Books from Nursery Rhymes to  Standard Fiction. Stationery in Boxes, Toys of every description  ���������Mechanical and Electrical.  We expect to have Santa Clans with us.Wednesday and Thursday���������possibly before.  We particularly wish to draw your attention to a line of.Ladies'  Sweaters���������all wool, all styles and all colors. Values up to $10.00  for $-4.50.  Xmas Groceries of every description; also Shelly's 4X Bread  and Fresh Cakes, made to order     Order your Xmas Cake now.  Limited  it AH  Shopping   and   fancy   handbags   in    various  -designs and.colors*   ;...>*-,-,. - ���������  ������������������....:><   Baby V safety    swings,    do f I    hammocks and  doll swings.   Made in your own town by  ESSE i  i������AQ(a 'i;W**  THE A-BBOTSF0R& POST  ?a^f-ffM.'VT*^  ������A-W  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  J. A. BATES. Editor and Proprietor.  Published Every Friday  1-ltMIAV. pKOKMHHIt 1(1,  1������2I  18 there to be a general house-cleaning at Victoria?  "      W     nored according to a.Vancouver daily that the Libera  ! VtRC is to have a general house-clean rag and when   it  party ot B C- it to lav   __ fc ^ ^ ^ tQ be    le.  Is all over   Honest John,   i ,       . ou g0,.lig  Bated into oblivion.   Ye gods- ! ^  back to Delta to dig PoUUh*.    la    ^ caree].  or   uuri'iii-iiu,      l ,    (hi-rp U no '.power  j-    , *^ ������f Proinipr Oliver is inux uicit. io i������<-������   l..  S���������.uK������������-^-:.'r.^"r*  S>v-A  COQUITLAM   LA KM  PKOBUO.M      |  The. unusual floods'on the Coquit-  llam  river this year;    thc    first'   o!  which  resulted    so    disastrously . to  Now     Westminster's    water     snpplv-  mains,  have created  riper conditions  -that call for .expert investigation. -' If  ���������there are to.be recurring    floods    in  .immense    volume,       currying    great  !quantities of debris which block  old  'channels and swing'the-^iver'current  from side to side, scouring out    the  bank"at various points'on    one side,  and.cutting    out gaps'in    banks protecting the city's main on the other:  (hen before there can be further impairs to    the    city's    pipe   .line,    .it,  would  seem  reasonable  for, the  city;  council-to have some information as.  to the cause of. thes'e unusual condi-  lions.    As yet there    have    been    no;  authoritative    statements as to what j  conditions were in     Coquitlain   Lake '  and  at (ho Coquitlam    power    dam,  when  flood  wafers in immense    volume poured over and down the river  channel and  sweeping  from  bank  to  bank, rooted out trees, piled up roc la-,  and     formed    new    channels.     It ih  true that not for ten    years    has tn  river broken out of bounds, but there:  is no guarantee that any future year  may not see a repetition of    Ihe des  truction  wrought this     fall.     Unless  there is some assurance that, by   Ho-  minion  Government aid  and 'Pruvin-  cial   Government,   assistance , .1 he   nv-  <m- current will, be confined to centra!  channels' or     l'he     current,     divcru\i  awav   from   the     north  shore     aloiu'.  which the    water    mains    run,     ln<-  citv faces great risk in sinking    even  $200,000 in tho.repair of the system  to complete connection with    tho. intact pipe at ihe Coquitlam d:un  enn.  ���������Columbian.  S^O^^^o'^ ie will stan^y ^^^  fr to take his place, will take more power than the lemaiiulu c  hel^i partyot British   Columbia has ^ ^c_;U     ������.  is not Premier Oliver at least fifty-one per cent ol the bum  cf Liberalism in C. C? p,.,vmipr  On second thought it, mlBl>l be   possible to   remove      i*  CltverJrota Victoria by creating him Senator   Hon<*l   . Oliver and then he would probably be alter Bos ������^ s������alP-  1   -iuv case it is said that a Liberal convention .s to be held .1  ln any case it i������ .-���������,-, th.   ,)relimmaries ot which arc  Nelson sometime early in   1922, the   Pielm" b  to take place at Victoria early in   January next.   ^'^"^  dnd of reorganization meeting.   The iall session of 1921 at V. .-  oria se^ms to have gotten on the-nerves of all   ^^^L B00ll ���������,t ., ������*������  and even that staid old.Liberal, Senator   Boetoek. leateof   .       A_        ���������,���������,������������������ Illsti,lte lia(1 s���������g  Libera! party.irr-the-senate, sent out to; Victona   Ule tanUeap_l           - peal to' "show no signs of weakness"   while, the   Dominion elec  Son was on. .That accounts for the actions o    somec*lhel������  erals in vote with the party in. spite ot all odds    and we   knoA  how several of then, were   criticized by .the   unknowing.    They  '^go ether and the session although accomplishing but very  little In the way of legislation has had its. moral  o. ^C- L*be  als-as it is broadly h hi ted that the cause tor deteat ot Liberal  S, in B. C. in the federal  elections,   stands at the   doorstep ot  Premier Oliver, and his followers at   Victoria. It ^ a   sad   d������  when Mrs. Ralph Smith severed her support from the Ohvei^cab  ink at the same salary. It influenced, and rightly too, the won,  en's vot   of the cities, thus we see   Conservatives elected m Victoria Vancouver   and New   Westminster.   Revenge,   thou   a.,  weeU Undoubtedly if there had been a   satisfactory   govern-  ment at Victoria Liberalism would also have prevailed m B C a  in many of the other provinces. But it would seem the   s-sion  lust past was ordained so Conservative members should sit at-Ot  JLlbL past w.a-o. . ^  _ ;t,nlinlc, ^p rilp inst-Claim  H  The Sumas Women's InstiluU  hold their annual meeting i" ,lu"  in the Municipal ball'1 on Thursday  last, receiving reports ot' committee;*  unci electing- ol'icers for   15)22.  Mrs. T.  F. York, Jr., convener    of  the   library  committee,  showed     ac  counts balanced    without debit,  and  gested ah exchange of books, the  Institute agreed to the proposal, Mrs  Hart  offering  to   make  the' transfer  by auto.  The retiring, officers \yere thanked for their services;'.particularly the  good work .of Mrs. Hart as president  From the bailof'fer new director::-,  the names of Mrs. ��������� Simonds, Mrs.  Wm.Fadden. Mrs. Mel Fadden, Mrs  Milne and Mrs, Winson were announced as the executive for 1922.  These ladies, adjourning for. the  purpose, chose Mrs.'Win. Fadden as  j their new president, thus .honoring  the youngest member of the Institute. Mrs. Milne of Veclder Mountain was chosen vice-presider.t. No  lady showing ambition for the sccre-  was  laic!  Itaryship, the appointment  iimt Dast was ordained SO (jonservauve inemupio .?������������������.������ -   -   j.bver for the January meeting,    Mrs.  tlwafrom B C'cities; depriving B. C. Liberals of. the just-claim ������������������ B. Kadden undertaking the xiut.e,  tawa rrom a. v.. victory at Ottav.-'-a. - No wpnder temporarily.  to. the spoils of a Mackenzie ivin0 V^L^ hnwwpr re I    Akey for the hall is   being givei  there is a cry for reorganization at   Victoria.   It   howeve    le   ^ J^ ^ ^ ^.^ ^nel  minds us of the locking   of the   stable:dO0rv alter the   vaiuatn - ^ ^^ vi8iliaiice wIll be exerch.  horse is stolen    Somebody has to b>;.made.a-.  goat in ordei tn^L ^ over the 1)remia0!t   since the die  thnqpf>000P C  jobsmay fall into'thehaiHls of real   Mackenzie. covery-lhat   hunters    were    taking  Kin* Liberals    Time, indeed, for^a^ange^ut^ainour the   stove   fo  ate is that Premier Oliver and.Attorne^GeneJ-^jParris will not coking food and wtumth:;  be willing in the cause of true Liberaiism>to,muke the sacrifice ��������� L1ST ov  and when all the organization is over;Premier Olwer will stand voters incukasm,  at the steering wheel of our B. C. G'overnnient.-. , ::���������'- ,���������/ Sitting a sa court,of revision at o -  , i  i    '   r^un. ���������,������iilrl'lvp    ^fovmimi' Lib-   30 a. m. on Saturday, Reeve McCal-  ' Put the story is not complete.. The would-be rc.loinun��������� ^ Unm and Counclllor8 Benson and  o^ic. miKit ept rid of B. C.'s Conservative ;leader, so as to mako 01edhill went through the longest  eialb must, get iiu oi in nower: and- 'lHlt H. H. Stev-' voters' list in the history. Last years.  it easier for Ihe Liberal to ic-main m .powei,.a.r:u   put i .^^ ^ ^ ^^   exccedi;d ,,y   0V91.  pnq as leader of H. C.   Conservatives.     It is   claimea   uiai.ivn. ,2QQ^ with no olJJectorSi.tlie business  *" .   e lin,, lpll vpnrq oxnerience in  federal politics and has consisting entirely of adding ommi*-.  Stevens has had ten yeais cxpuiuiue i������ i thpUed names.   The final list when    re-  "bbrne himself honorably and that with clean   hands he is . tne^.^^   nearJng   nQQ   names    Thi,  logical man to head the   fortunes of the  -Conservative   party m  British Columbia." But why attempt to weaken the Conservative  party while reforming the Liberal party? The Conservative opposition at Victoria has a capable leader who has "borne himself honorably for many years, more that, ten years- -and come  through it with clean hands," besides has as- leader-of the gov-  ition shown excellent ability as a leader, both in power and on  the benches that face the government. The people of Vancouver have showjn their faith in him by electing him again ami  a-ain Mr. Stevens would be a tower of strength to the B. C.  Conservative party, but unfortunately bis ambitions incline rather to Ottawa affairs, where his ability has been recognized by  his leader. He has demonstrated that he is a winner there, why  attempt to blight his political career?  shows a remarkable increase   in   the  number of settlers in the district.  However, the Fraser Valley Liberal member could be made  Minister of Agriculture in the King cabinet thus giving BC.  ministerial representation in the King administration. Mr.  Elgin Munro ought to be big enough for the job and has demon-  etrated his ability-to win which is more than a Vancouver Liberal has done. He is a good clean man and a farmer among tanners, and a man among men.  MR.  CIjKMKNTS  DUX IKS  KXOWIiKIHiK   OF   ANY  HAiKGAh PRACTISKS  VANCOUVER.���������"Tliere is absolutely nothing to it," was the reply  of Mr. H. S. Clements with reference  to the rumors of seeking election by  plugging, or other illegal practises.  "The first intimation I had of this  charge was when I returned to Vancouver Tuesday night," ho stated.  "If this man W. A. Bird, whoever he  may be, knew all this about a month  ago, as he said he did, why did be  not explain it at the time, instead of  waiting until the eleventh hour,  when I had no chance of refuting the  charge?  ��������� "I absolutely deny these charges of  illegal practises, and defy my accusers to substantiate them. At all  times during the campaign I have  striven to conduct my drive for election according to the most honorable  methods. It was nothing more than  an opposition ruse to defeat me, and  I take it very much to heart that  they should stoop to such a trick," he  said.  The signals of I he Ira (Tic officer are obeyed in-  slanllv bv Ihe' inlelligenl-cilizen, as he realizes  that indifference means confusion and. congestion. ,  Over the telephone wires., and . through Lie  s\vitchboards:lhcre is a'conslanl volume of i.raffio.  There is also.a signal���������ihe ringing of the telephone bell: A great obstacle in. Ihe-How ol tins  traffic is delay'in answering live hell.  Answer vour lelcDhone bell, promptly. You  will accommodate ihe. parly calling. Your own  line will he more quickly cleared (or other business. ,  British Columbia Telephone Company  CHEVROLET  "The Product of Experience"  ���������"���������Women appreciate   the simplicity   and .ease of  the Chevrolet "F. B. i>(r Touring Car. -   ,  Us bcaulv is equal lo its ability and usefulness,  and both are suited to every occasion where efficient, comfortable transportation is desirable.'-  What gift could be more acceptable to your  wife and family for Xmas than a Chevrolet Touring Car; Either a "F. LV', a "Special" for a "490."  :;'vSTUART MOTORS::,,,  ���������   CHEVROLET and DODGE AGENTS  Mission ;CiLy  ���������I.'.:'  B. C  "F. B. 50" Touring-Cm  Alex. S. D.ancan  Barrister      Solicitor  Notary Public  OFFICE  J. A. Catherwood Building  PSiono 8<������0I   I'. O.  Uox fiJ)  MISSION CITY, H. C  m. Atkinson   '  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock   Specialist.  23 .years among the Stockmen   of  i,ho    KYaser   Valley.     Am   funillar  wil,!i   the dilTerenL   breeds   of   live  | st-'jcik aud their values.  A(];1tT������?  all   commiuufiations    to  Box :>4 (Jliilliwack, B. 6"  ltOI) AND (JU.V  The Chrislmas issue of "Rod and  Gun in  Canada" is    particularly Jt-  tructivo and is replete    with     iminv  stories which    will    appeal    Lo    tho  heart oT Ihe true sportsman. Allen 11.  Kerr's "Trout 'Hunting on  Kenogaiui  and--Kcnlogamesis"  as  the    opening  article will prove    a    realistic,   .till.-:.,  while the ever popular    F.    V,   '.Williams'/and 'Bonnyca.slie. Dale's narratives arc of .tho- usual high standard  The article-by A. F. Wallace!    entitled "Clam and  Pearl  Fish"  will un-j  douhtedly be of vivid interest as well i  as instructive.    Guns and    Am muni-.!  tion, Along the Trap-line and     Fir.li-j  ing  Notes,   contain  several     articles  valuable to the variciH roadei'S.  Rod  and Gun in Canada -is published monthly by W. J.    Taylor,    Ltd.,   .Woodstock,' Ont.  '^^Jmuimi^JiingpiBflJgnuifoj^Jj^jg!  J. II. JONES  Funeral  Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission Ciry  (^^f^^2^ig^ffi5^|^^^S?5aSSffi  For  a Good SmokeTry  B.C. & Old Sporl  CIGARS  8.   C.CiGAR -rACT'ORY  wilberg a wolz. pro������*  _^_������^  jlf|-r-v'-"'h-'rrj" a....-..-*-.:-<-.^.i~-.������.������-.-���������Triii.r  *BI 1s  Oi)  TME All BOTSFORD POST  PAGE THRMI8  H  ���������^P^.UWi.^.V^.^t.  \_.������.T~������H* ������U~  #f������. Lehman Notes  Til  ���������-'���������yi-1' -(-^-^rj^A-v^fc.*.^..^4.:  The concert ,and ' dance given ' by  the  Mt.  Lehman Women's     Institute;  on Dec. iUh ��������� was well patronized not  ODly  by those  in  the immediate vicinity hut' also  by many,'from    outlying  districts.-    All 'pronounced     the  programme''a  complete success. -Vocal solos wer-rendered by    Mesdume '  Gray and' Lehman, Mi-?s  Lehman  being' accompanist;   ir.strumental  numbers  by    Mesdam-ss Taylor,  Oswald.  ��������� and Miss Waitc;    readings-by    Mes?-  dariies Owen and    Gain shy    and Mr.  Oswald.'    A   mirth   provqking  sketch  entitled    "Surprised"     was the concluding number which  revealed    no'.  a little talent.    Those taking part in  this were Mesclamps    Oliver    Fearu.  Gainahy,   R.   Owen  and     the     Misses  Waite, Ferris, Manual, JViacI'liail and  Tayjor, while Mrs.   R    .Lehman   was  stage manager.    Refreshments ' hav-  -   ing been served, dancing was indulged In till the early  hours; music i>.>.-  ,  ing supplied  by  Mr.    Morgan,       Abbotsford. The prescient of the  Institute, Mrs. Gamsby, was iu the    chair  and  the convenors of ihe coiiiiiiiliees  in     charge    were     i\li:Sdanios-s A.     I.  Bates, R. Owen and  U.  Lehman.  I'arl  of the proceeds will  ho,    donated    !o  the   Mafsqui-Huiiiiis-Ahbot.sl'ord    ho.v-  ,   pital.  Mr.   Alex.   Hates   is  the 'liouso    because' ol  ., cooking and   wannl h.  jured   leg.  Mr. Jlminie Ferguson  fyadly cut while working in the. local logging en nip and is now in the  Abbotsford   hospital.  Mr.  W.     Harvey   is     visitiug     his  brother,   Mr.   Stanley   llarvoy.  The Mt. Lehman juveniles defeated the Bradner School team in the  football game on the 3rd by a score  of 1-0. In the intermediate league  the Mt. Lehman-Abbotst'ord game re-  . suited in a draw.  The first session of the Mock Par  liament proved most, interesting  speech ��������� from the throne was read by  Mr. J. Forrester, M. A.. Ihe dobaio  on which wili take place on Dec. i'i.  The house having giv.cn the bib'  amending the Compensation Act iifi  first reading, went into coram it Uw  and discussed certain of the amendment*;. - This discussion proved intensely lively and interesting to flic  eiowded galleries.  PG!.i..IX<<   fiTATSONS  1-OSl  UfATSyi'l   VOTI1  Municipal Cicrk Le Feuvre will '-���������;  turning officer fur the    municipal elections in January,    with    headquarters at  the Municipal   Hall,  Matsqui  Ho requested nine other    polling sta-  .ions with'as many deputies, and th'  following  were desibualed:   ��������� .1.  Wi"  liams,  at his  house in   Pine    Urov<->.  John  (Jotta, at, Aberdeen  school;     ."  W.  Pennigfou,'   at    Bradner    sclio'  house:   Leslie  Bruce al   ML   Leliir?-.  post  office;   J.   M.     lgeland,  ai.    .t :���������  M.atsqui Hall;  C.  Fan-, at   lltdgcdi ..  school   house;   J., Meredith,   at'    jv-  botsl'ord  mill office,  with  another :-.  be named for Glen  Valley.  '1 he final meetiny of the  in 11)2 1 will be held at Mr.  Iuiu's office, Abbotsl'ord,-at I  on   December  2-1 th.,  VWV.K   CO XT,* t ACT   IS  iAWV  rXi'I.VIKUKI)  l.c-i't with an unlinishod contract  mi liie;r h.ands. the Matsqui Council  decided to invite outside opinion t..<  hidgo what' 'proportion of tlie con-  'ract price had been earned by C. P.  iadlcy ni Ihe fill at' the Campbell  -iridge on the Aberdeen road south  ,io iar as can be ascertained. M".  'ladloy ha:.; abandoned ihe work and  :as left the neighborhood,-and sey-  :ral men have a wage account unsv.',-  '.Icd.    -  Whatever sum is    agreed upon    as  settlement will be devoted  the -men's  accounts..  O  temi fined   10  a severely in-  ad   his  co unc  McGi  1   a'.   .  tsin .jualouk N'uicnr.m;  ,Vly, neighbor who lives next to mils eaten up with' jealousy:  If  I   make myself a   frock.  She gives .mo such a.    nasty    knock',  My getting ono just like it.  How  I   wish  that she  would  hike it  To some other plane,  Kor  it's  a   disgrace      -  '  The way, when  I go on my porch  To look around, or have a talk,  That she stars walking up and down  And eyeing me with such  a frown;  ,   iVel  like shouting, wouldn't  you.-'  say. there, plua.se don't obstruct   -the  view!" ' -  ���������1       , -'! '���������m  ... ���������Sdl  Hut, my! She's'bought a    brand new  hat���������  But just you wait;   I'll look    around  To see if they're sold in     this town,  and if they are I'm there to buy���������  if she can have one, so can I!  <������������������ ���������NELLIE  KING.  Monte  Vista,   Colorado. -   -  1 Ian  .uiyin  The White 'iontract'was-passed I'or  >iiymo'nt', subject to Coun. Clod hill *  inal irumoction, but lh,e request of  Jr. Pi hi that his. pole cniunyi ac-  aunt be fpened aaain for discussion  'as 'not  entertained.  Conn: Bell will go down to investigate Mr. McTaggart's need-s' for ait  out lei. us "when a, 111:111 offers team  work" lie sluiihi lie met generously  if'possible. No other requests for  new work came to (lie tabb;.  IMei-srs.   Lundstniiu,     Klkland  arc!  i'Ycderu'kson,  represent ing   "prairie"  farmers north of IVJalsqui village who  are  carrying cut   (heir own   drainage  scheme,  cniii?'    before     the    council  ;i.4l:ing   permission lo run- their ditch  itlong the south side of    the     Harris  nsnd.      I'nclei'stauding   that, (he   bulk  ol" the iliri  would .be thrown on I heir  own   lands,   tho  council     agreed,   but.'  Ui ; H. V. F. If .pole line    will be endangered.    The ditch , will    be    I'iv.,  feet deep, the poles are set down seven foot, and w-11 h-i exposed    part oL'  the way by (he    cutting.    The clerk  will notify (lie company and request  inspection as to their risk.  ,'   An  uuseiiled  account lies befwo.;i  the  drainage   'commission   and     the  council.    Nearly a year    ago    Coun.  ���������lioiisi'ii me|   I ho engineer' en  (he obstructions    caused by    the    ditching  work on ce.i'a'm     parts of tlie    road.  The  engineer  requested   Ihe,  council  lor to do the work    wild    the    cos:.*  would  bo carried against the district.  Now he thinks he agreed that as little as possible" should be dene, "to  make certain points negotiable," and  the bill is yet" unpaid.  From a, letter received by the coun  'cil if is understood that the C. P. R.,  apologizing for their delay, will now  undertake to repair (he cattle guards  and fences on the Valley, road crossing.  '        - ,    -.  The hauling of ties in heavy motor trucks from. Mission to Matsqui  C. N. H. station will not be -allowed  any longer. The damage to the  roads is so great that the extraordinary traffic by-law is infringed,  and Parr Bros, will be notified a-  gainst the practise.  Tlie request of the Beaver Lumber  Co. for a release of their $500 bond  given for the use of,the Mt. Lehman  road brouj)lit out remarks from '��������� the  council that the company were leaving a much, better road .then -they  '.00k over, an unusual result of  lumbering operations.  The assistant district forester ��������� of  the provincial government expressed  considerable gratification , on the  manner ��������� that "burning - permits"  granted to settlers had been handled  by the councillors.  I'KTlTIOiV  SUNT 'IX)  VICTORIA  Mr. G. O. Buchanan, president of  the People's Prohibition party announced today that a ' petition embodying the results of the recent  convention, has been forwarded to  the provincial government.  The 'Prohibition .Association 'of  British Columbia met ,in convention  in Vancouver en October 25th au.1  2(5th  last.   ���������  There were present 4GS duly accredited delegates. After consideration of the operation of the law,  whi������l\ is now in force in this province, governing the liquor traffic,  the convention instructed its executive to comunicate the following resolutions to the members, of the provincial executive:  .-''���������That this--convention refrains* as  'heretofore from ' making any suggestions regarding the "Governments  Liquor Act" as., faras.it has been  framed, and is being" administered, '  in compliance 'witli-'the terms* of the  Referendum, ' which terms were,  that'liquor .should be. sold by the  Government, and under.. Government  Control,  in  sealed  packages.  "But the convention'- desires . to  point out to the Government that  already these powers so conferred,  have been  flagrantly exceeded in:  '.'The incorporation and operation  of nearly one hundred so-called social clubs, in which liquor purchased  from the Government, is supplied to.  a nominal membership by the glass  as well as in large quantities, these  clubs' perpetuating the worst evils of  the open   bar.  "The convention has ' also evidence before it, that at'the present  session of the Legislature- proposals  are to be made, for amendments to  the Act  providing for:  (a) "The open sale and supply to  the public in hotels and cafes, of  beer and  light wines'.  (b) "The   delegation ' to     Munici-  ,:pal    Councils of'   the'   power    uader  'some form.of Local-Option, to auth-  coal is    back at $9.00 |0I'jze ^hhi said municipalities,  the.  ,   '   ,' isale ol. beer and light wines.  BOOTS AM) SMOIvS WILL  m<: at rmi-WAK pricks  fact    that tan-  manufacturers  uud  \j^ 5-i~>  i_*  WW  Clayaquot Sound, cme* of ihe cleiightlul'spots of the VA=sfc Coast, Vancouver Island  kish.  Fortunately,   however,    they    arc  protected for some years to come.  At Banfi'dd. tlyreis the Do-nivri--  Government Life Saving- Station sncl  the Imnerial Government CiiMeS'i:  lion; it is the landing' point for  cables from Australia and New Zealand, the nearest' "forwardino- point  being Fanning Island, . 4,500 miles  away. A staff cf thirty-five officials  here.  Uchucklesiv is a big-trm* settla'tient.  about one hundred' whites ar.-.i ssv-  enty-five Orientals ?.nd In.'ii-'.ns.  Here the Wallace Fisheries have a  large plant with two lines of math  inery for canning- salmon and two  for herrings ,so that they can turn,  out in all abevt 4.0G0 cases a 6~.y.  Away en the Alb?rni Can-'il, some  twenty miles inland lies Port Al-  berni, a town which has !oru>; s;rjcc  .-vied "Ichabod" and p;o-'e to ?.!e?r). 1  Here the Cross-island railway has its!  terminus  for  the  nresent,  '^;io\'.c-;!i - th  It seems hardly possible in these  days of quick and easy travel, of  competitive transportation, that  .there should be a coast on Vancouver  -. Island, with a seaboard of over 450  miles   that   is   practically   unknown.  . And this in a temperate country between the latitude of 45 dc-g\ and 55  deg.!  The Canadian Pacific is the only  line to send boats to ply up and  down this coast and they only call at  the different ports every ten days or  so. Otherwise these pioneer settlers  have no connection with the outside  world unless it be at the end of the  , Alberni Canal which is so far the  only point where the island railway  meets the west coast.  ���������The west coast is more temperate  than the east; the average temperature for January last year up Quat-  ������ino Sound was 3(3 deg. Fahr. for  August and 58 deg. Fahr. i'or January.  The two industries that keep the  west coast alive at all are fishing  and logging, and all the big salmon-  canning companies of British Columbia have stations here. The first  port of call is Port Renfrew, at the  mouth of the San Juan River, and  hare   the   Defiance Packing Co.   of  . Vancouver put up 2,000 cases of salmon a day in the season. Then up  coast, past the Carmanah Light to  Clo-oose. a great-city ..with a population of about sixty whites and  forty Indians, where tho Nitinat  Cannerv turned out over 55,000 cases  in   1917.  Away    back    inland    from    these  ���������   ports towers the great line of moim-  -   tains that stretch  the whole length  .���������.of  the  island,  and  just   here   form  the  watershed  of  those   three  wide    v_    ...       ...   _  rivers, the San Juan, the Sarita and -years it takes forva rnodnde^iron  the  Nitinat.    There  are  thosv who l to    come    to    flowpv-b'.^vinf    ar  say���������but    whisper   it   low���������that   a'Si-co then he has cross?;! a-.d :n?:c  band of elk, known to few and seen  bv  fewer, still  have their  ran<';c  0:1  the   slopes   of   this   watershed,   and  yet another band  in the far northern east corner of the island betwee-  the head of Kyuonol So������nd and th-  south-eaj*   arm  of .Quarsino,' ro-.-nd  about the headwaters of in* iMmp-  1 regular Indian fishing village and  '.hrongh the whole"Oj! the long summer the sea for miles around is  dotted with the small frasoiine boats  .������������������f the .Indian fishing fleet.  In ihe Clayoquot district, 19,000  .icrcs of agricultural land have been  5:!rveved by the government, but so  f-'.r only 4 OQO have bsen pre-empted.  " he lar:d is 'good in patches but the  clearing is very heavy and there is  rnvch cedar-sv/.imp. It is, the residents say. or.e of the cheapest places  The F. Mayer Co.,   of    Milwaukee  nas sent.out a circular in which they  comment on the prices of boots and  shoes.    With    few  , amendments    it  could bo applied to Canadian conditions. Anyway it's' worth reading.  The circular reads:  If is a,, well known  ners and most    shoe  have taken    enormous    losses.    One  tanner  alone   lost     $0,000,090     las*:  year.    Shoe retailers all ' over    the  country    are    marking    their    shoes  down to replacement    costs.    Nevei-  theless the \yods    are    full    of    amateur economists    who    claim ' that  prices of's'hoes will shortly return to  pre-war levels. But will they?    Ye  they sure  will���������  When hard  per ton; '  When, railroad fares are back at 2c  per mile;  When house rent is    back at $ 1 5  per month;  '    When gasoline is back at 10������ per  gallon;  When telephones   are    back at SI  per   month;  When a square meal is' back at    a  quarter;  When farm labor is back at    $25  per month;  When gas is back at 90# ;  When shaves are back at 1.0 (i;  When'street car'fares are back at  a nickel; ���������  When'money is back at 5 per cent.  When cooks are back at five per  week;  When-movies are back at a nickel;  When a car-wash is' back at a  dollar;  When ice-cream is back at a dime.  When a doctor's call is back at  two bucks;  When a newspaper is back at a  penny'!  Haven't we got to work it out together? Well, then, haven't the manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of shoes' gone much faster and  much farther than the average'in reducing prices and making readjust-  menas? We'll say they have. . We'r*.  ahead; 'way ahead of the procession.  in,  as   nature  i;i   the   wo:id   to   live  provides most of the larciar.  T'O-il     and     Silverchar    in     the  streams   tx-.id   lakes   inland,   salmon,  pilchard,  hcri.-g,  rock-cod,  halibut,  etc..   and   every   sort   of  01    the    coi'it.'      Geeiie,  "���������'���������'������������������'..     ptarmi'van,     snir-K,  .'hill-crane,     plover,    rail  if you mc anything  COQUITLAM   K1VKR  JS IX FLOOD AGAIN  ;-kil.   Mss  she:!-/lsh  grouse,     d"  and even s\  For "ea'-d'T tr.  ���������<t ihe"e is always  .,._.,,....., ������..,"���������-     rbiq.-.itu-s    b':ck-tailed    deer,  'he   extension   to   Snroat   Lake   aid .varied by bear-?'Liak:  and  for trap-  Be'1  ST  Great   Central   Lake   will    soon    la, I-���������"'-.  rerdy. coon.  Out into Barclay. So'md pf'-in,  through the islands of the "Brok^i  Gronp" to Sr:hart. Toina'rt and .-n  to Ucluelet, where thc V-ZaHace Fisheries buy a lot of their fish. A  happy litt'e settler'ont here with  'sevei-al wel 1-cstabl i -;hed homes bar!':.  that it has taken half a lif->tir-ie tc  clear, and all the" more'-loved for  that.  rt is here that a certain mcoIx-S-  man has a garden reuov/ncd ������is being the first���������if not still rbe'o-dv���������  rhododendron nursery in Ui  An 1 erican C0nti 11 en):. Year  ���������(.he war he sent to Bnrlin ,for saeds.  and then sat '���������sck to w''t th������ s:-1. .'e"  ;o.  caver,  '.���������o'.'Tar, v.'c vcrine.  lyn:cr  fox,   ol'.or,   mink   and  berry  the  unar  bvvs" f rom  are , e  n-o-'idi  "���������0"g:1  1  .' a :,n  V,'l!  crossed until tl-.o rcK-r.-.Uin- n"-:'-ry  is worth many thoi's:i,'-d^ ^f do !p>-  Out into the op'm Frcifi". ag������������������'<���������'  then turning- north e.-st llr'o-.v-'-  broken Ch.ar.r.e! we rov':e lo .Tofir;':  where the ('"o'mribia . FUherie-; o-.ier-  '..te ar.d the Cb-yofr^ot f-lo'.md C'nin-  ing' Co. da'a bi^'biisiueis.    Hera Is  TIk-'c  L'rv.i's   fo  rovndl ?'-o.a!! M:e o'd  !.!;G store is h^s sacl  and l'.'..a.  n the Islards \7ira"is and  "-;.-.71: or.e of the "V.o-.t "lvja:i-  ',J-:'=   f'f  |:"'viv   h'-Acli   o'T  of flour, sugar  ;i  !"  erifls"'  "���������hri."  1.   r-    ,  i; ���������'������  At  Hin  ������������������i-.-o!  Cr--i5t <ri - i'u0 m''.-K>"'"i).  Ot.W.'f'VC'  arc \y..'{U���������:���������',-'  'or a r,i  ���������-:r. is .a  "���������:11. n (���������'-. i  ���������l   f-  ���������.. 11,  ... r.  .-ii  th  1 ������������������ ��������� . t  fr- -1   ':���������  'V ,t j ;���������      .  ^���������h'o:  ���������- ;������  I -.  vre 'i-i--.'  '���������''���������r o-i -.1  fii-'.i -r  ��������� are Lr ���������?]���������:'���������  ;-'<v-o' ���������;.-!!  v  the l.'r.io"! Fi'h-  .'-���������1 a (���������')''! sto.*-  ':i'),i   fi-ih.   n--t  '-"o'nan Catholic  d '^n.     .  i"  ,ri. ~!ot1"'nr h"*7"  i il: is t'".o .?������������������'���������-  0 \w\r::���������.':������������������- wi'h  *��������� -��������� c 1:"  ���������,">r.r  to  PORT COQUITLAM, Dec. 10.���������  The Coquitlam River is again in  flood and gangs' of men are.at work  doing what is possible to strengthen  weaks points and avert damage to  bridges and trestles, keeping them  clear. Not a great deal of debris is  coming down. The current is  swung around and cutting into the  banks at new points. So far there h  considered not much danger of disaster, and if today's weather holds,  the river will soon go down again. At  present it is very high. The blacksmith shop on the Dewdney road, be-  twen the Commercial Hotel and the  tracks is surrounded by water.  "The convention protests, that up  power to do these things was confer-,  red upon the ��������� Government by Referendum, and t,hat such powers cannot'therefore be transferred by the  Government to Societies or to Minor-  Governing   bodies." .��������� '  In transmitting ,to the Government "  these Resolutions of the 'convention,  the executive of  the association  has  this to add:  We recognize the    permission    by'.  the result of the referendum vote for -  the Government to engage'in the sale  of liquor, but also we recognize the  limitations  imposed. ���������    ���������  The sale was to- be under, the special control,and ' supervision of,   the .  Governr 1 rp'^ in sealed packages only  and in places "where ho alluding facilities for social'drinking were allow;-.  ed. "1   .. '  The incorporation .of these clubs,  the sale or liquor by'-them and tlie  proposed amendments vitiate all of  these safeguards.  The traffic in' alcoholic drinks  is being placed in the hands of  those who will profit in' proportion  to the freedom with which it is consumed. >  If the  restrictions of    permit and-  record  are  waived,     there  is    grave  risk   that  persons authorized-^to sell  beer,  will sell^whiskey also.  The operation of the system of  Governments ale is in an experimental stage. The people are entitled  to an opportunity of observating of  its working. If beer is sold freely,  its effects will be indistinguishable  from the effects of whiskey. If sold  under some form of Local Option in  come municipalities it will find its  way 'into contiguous territory where  a majority have voted for exclusion.  Wherever  legal   sale  exists,  illicit  sale will find shelter    and>   conceal-/  inentT and what is worst of all fat- 1  taste  for alcoholic drinks    and    the  habit of    its    use,    will    grow    and ���������  spread.  We stand as always -for the total  destruction of the traffic.  We  declare  that alcohol   is  neither foods, nor  ful stimulant,  of which    is  death.  We believe that a majority of the  people  in the Province are  stainers, that  H-KV.  ALIOX.  DUNN  TO  UK liVDUOKD  medicine, nor    health-  It is a tree the fruit  disease,   -poverty    and  total ab-  for    the  promised  not  tor  they    voted  clause of thc ballot which  Government  Control,     and  Government   Sale.  We believe that the Control Board  has already., gone far beyond the  mandate of the people, and that  these and any further variations  from the terms of the plebiscite will  be strongly disapproved by the electorate.  .a nia  -*\j  for tlu  'A  r'uri]:* -  o':'..Vh.���������������������������'*���������.  1    t'V.!.  '.''ov--s.  '������������������-1 ir. 0  :?���������:   flii'd^v  j ���������;;���������:!���������:  a-ner-  sLove-r)i ������������������-������������������">,  ������������������:..-,-1 ���������  G.-W.  The Presbytery of New Westminster will meet in St. Andrew's church  at Port Haiiey on Thursday evening,  Dec. 22, for the induction of Rev.  A lex. Dunn into the pastoral charge  of Hammond and Hariey.  Interest is lent to the occasion by  the fact that Mr. Dunn is a relative  of Rev. Dr. Dunn, the venerab..*  pioneer of Presbyterianism in tho  Fraser Valley. Rev. W.,M. Reid will  take services at Haney, Hammond  and Pitt Meadows on Sunday, Dec. 1 8  and will explain the induction cere-  monv.    ���������  SAYS  CAMPAIGN'  HAS JUST OPKNF.I)  Mr. R. P. Pettipiece. defeated Federated Labor Party candidate in the  New Westminster riding, writes The  British   Columbian:  Permit me, through. .The . -British  Columbian, to express my hearty appreciation of the voluntary army of  supporters, during the campaign just  opened���������-not closed. 1 am not unmindful-that it was the first time  a Labor candidate has ever contested the riding, we had no money, Utile organization, and only evening  work, of voluntary help.  r_ JJPts-ra;  ^^^^^^ss^afn^Bin^  HE&������Sti������J5SflK tuts abbotsfoud POST, ABBOTSFonn, b, a  1! .  -rVTW-wtiflwilTTOWTT^^  MwnywvmKM  ��������������������������� -������-rr ,rr -ttr tni rmr >in -*i���������r ���������"*���������-*  ; E. PARTON  .'Santa Claus would get a poor reception al your  house without a Christmas dinner.  Order vour XMAS TUMU<:Yv(iOOSE, DUCK  or ROAST from us now.  . WHITE & CARMICHAEL  %^r p.,4o!,v tooo       . Abbotsford, B.C.  Still Going' Strong  ! - Laving, -bought   big  sloe!-:  | of new designs in Wallpaper  j for coming spriYigVl am cut-'  !; j ting prices on stock iu   hand  i  i.  i |     to make room for new goods.  .���������*< Also have some painl at a  j 5  . low 'price.'  ' I  ! } A .".BOTSFORD,   P..   C. '  A.E. HUMPHREY  (l.:ile   Taylor    &    Humphir.v)  |  .  B. C. Land'Surveyor and  Civil Engineer'  Room   C   Hart   UlocU,-  Chilliwack  uox  4',:;i. ��������� eim.MWACK  .... .im.i i������m  ������������������    mil ill  There is no chance-for argument.  We always satisfy.our customers People you  can believe will iell you this.  II is not what we say hut what our customers  soy that should convince you thai5 Uic A1MOTS-  l-'ORI) GAKA(i.E is Hie place where you gel your  work done right.  ������������������' 7)o//'/ pul off until tomorrow, what you can do  lodayand gel thai overhaul job done that you  have been thinking of before, it-is too laic. Come  in and let's talk it over and gel the right price.  Get Your Xmas  Ail our products are noted i'or their ('inc.flavor,  uniform lexvU;re and appetizing goodness.  Bakcru "uondies" of all kinds for Chrislmas.  Gin- prices are'urices- thai sa.ve you money.  ALBERT 'LEE,  Baker and Grocer  I 3  I Yarwood & Burrant i  t  . BARRISTERS andj        j  SOLICITORS  ���������LAW OFFICE t  Ori-l.V    KYKKY    Fill DAY   r'  ABBOTSFORD,   it.  c.  A T. N. T. Explosive of great strength,  safety &nd freedom from noxious fumes  ���������No Headaches    !  ���������  Take advanLige ol' (he    (iovcnihienl    refund of  $'2M, up lo ten cases of powder, and blow  your sunups  Don't forget our Specialties: <>  LATHE-WORK,  ACETYLENE- WELDING AND CUTTING  *    OVERHAULING and RE-CHARGING OK  BATTERIES  ELECTRIC MOTORS   INSTALLED   AND  RE-WOUND  We guarantee all our work to  be Satisfactory.  Abbotsford Garage & Machine Shop  Li mi led  jVISHOTSFORI* B. C.  Farmers 1 01S  Place vour order now   I'or  COAL  At.   present   prices  ABBOTSFORD  ./. W .COTTRELL  COAIi AND TRANSFKB  Building    Materials,   Lime,     Phislcr,  Cement.  PRICES RIGHT  ���������ABBOTSFORD  AUCTION MARKET  First Sat uf day in  Each'Month ,  'al 1] o. m.  ALAN M. BROKOVSKI  Auctioneer  Of. McPhee's- Stable  P. 0. Box 1)4  ���������>>%      V  ir<^iimttir?Ptfrfrim''!i*r^^***"l^T?*i*^^^  Insurance of all kinds  '    NOTARY PUBLIC  Marriage" Licences Issued  RIOAL IOSVATJO- -31������������*jo'v Jo liOah on (Uhh\ Farm MorigugfcS  McCall  Abbotsford  ii now* w 'riwii aw tan* nurj<*ai  F. V. HUNTINGDON  FEED and PRODUCE  ASSOCIATION  ABBOTSFORD  AND  HUNTINGDON  ABBOTSFORD   BRANCH IIUNTINUDON  BRANCH  OUR BUSIEST   TIME IS HERE,  WITH-ITS.  CUM AN ON.  CHRISTMAS "EVE " .  May we ask you lo liejp us by shopping early.  A G.ANDREWS'  ABBOTS FOR l),    B.   C.  MAIL CONTRACT  Phones:  B. C.  27 ;   Farmers 1008..  Phones:  B. C. 14L; Farmers 1312  Wf sell Flour, Cereals, Butler, eggs  We sell Poultry Feeds, Mill Feeds., Hay, Salt.  Head Office  WANT COLUMN  Advertisements under the    above  heading cost  2ft     cents per    issue.  Leave  copy  and   money at The  Abbotsford Garage.  FOR HALF���������Two .Jersey Calves. 1  days oJd, cheap, also GO Leghorn Pullets, $2.00 each. Apply J. C. Alder,  Abbotsl'ord,   B.  C  'A-regular meeting ol" the Liberal  Association has been postponed from  December 19th to Thursday, December 29th, when an invitation will be  extended to all of the new administration to be present and the member,  elect and other prominent speaker-)  ore expected to be present.  Huntingdon. B. C.  BAZAAR   IS  IN. VUIA.  PilOCJRICSS   TODAY  Mrs McNlehol of Mel'.end. Albert'.'.  lias been spending several days-with  her mother, Mrs. I Rev.) Wm. Robertson,  who lias been very ill.  For every good (ask well completed, your gain is greater 'than (bar ol  your employer.  You are working for yourself, no  matter whe lu'iuh y>\ y?".i' p.t\ i.-n-  v elope.  While the Post is being issued  many people of the town and district  are at the big Bazaar in the Abbotsford Theatre.. Matsqui, Sumas and  Ahbolsford fire all represented with  well filled booths and it*, is reported that the selling is at a very high  stale of good salesmanship, or should  it be said, s;aleswomanship. In any  case-the goods are fast disappearing  and by the-clo;ung hours there is nJt  likely to be much goods left on hand.  Considerable work has been done  to make-tho booths attractive, Mats-  tliii going! to the trouble of having a  special H'i'ghting system of its own.  Next?.week  this paper hopes to-re-  I)o.rt.a-^\u-n;yT; large    addition  to    the  Mat Mfiuif'S it nfiu������-Abbotsford     hospital  lund. '&���������'���������'���������:.    ���������-''.                  * ���������  .     ���������  $*:-4*          Mr;M>;M.^;horu is suffering from  a bi'ok^i-'.wrfH^as the result of a  (.'hevrc^i'j kiek.^Some kick when it  can knScij;'. ()r."t''^pur picture show  man.    'i^-A.   :       :k,  SRALKH TION'BKRS, addressed lo  ihe Postmaster Oeneral, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on Friday the 30th December. 1U21, I'or  thc conveyance of His Majesty's  Mails, on a proposed Contract for  four years, fourteen times per week  over  the  ABBOTSKORI) Rt'RAh ROUTK No. I  from the 1st of April next. Printed  notices containing further information as to-conditions of proposed Contract may be seen and blank forms  of Tender may be obtained :U the  Post Office of Abbotsford, B. C. and  j at the office of the District Superintendent of Postal Service.  J. F. MURRAY  Acting   District  Superintendent.  District   Superintendent's   Office,  Vancouver,  B. C.  18th November.  1921  CASH    GROCER  i  mn imin'i ii' ii i KirTi'TTiiniiii i iimm n iriir1  MATSQUI  ,     Dropped  during the. econfMuic  disturbances of  the past,    eight    years,  'the question of a  hill Avater   .simply  i for  the  Matsqui   village and   districr  has been    revived.    The    r;:["payers  and landowners met in the hull      on  i Fridav evening. Dec. H, put Mr. Tom  ! Lanca'ster in the chair, and discussed  the' matter    thoroughly.    The    pros-  ! peels have improved    iiv  ;There are more    settlers  ; plans to be followed.    A  jennial  coming    down     f  jmcuntain   offers   water  i-dam would have no engineering difficulties and estimated    cost  of     If ' 2  which was $9V00, need not. be greatly   exceeded,   as  prices  I'or   materials  and   labor    are     falling.     Mr.     Call  Poinant    suggests a    turbine at-    tb.j  dam   to generate    electricity     whu-ii  would help greatly to pay ihe    waver  iXKCilOX   TAI'.K   IX   MiATSQl'I  (lie interim,  and bette-  creek    per-  ���������om     Suiu:i:i  enough.      A  ^IL'XROS  MAJORITY  OV.KR-STACKV  rate,  and a further suggestion is  18;:  CHILLIWACK, Dec. 12.���������The total vote polled for iiJlgin Munro, Liberal candidate in the recent federal  election, was 4,6o2f. against 4,1 TO  polled for Mr. F. B. Stacey, the fo. ���������  mer. member. The majority for Mr  Munro   was   183.  Some corrected polls are: Agassi/,  Stacey 1 of.;, "Munro lf>4; Waleach.  Stacey 22; Munro ',; City of Chilliwack,  Stacey f)(i4,  Munro  Gil;     De-  roche, Stacey Gl  Hammond,    Stacey  Port Haney, Slin.-ey  Maple Ridge, Stacey  Steelhead,    Stacey  Munro    '.',?,;   Port  124,  218,  '74;  S);  20.  Mil')ro 0?;  Munro 1G6;  Munro I! 7';  Munro     12;  Munro  20;  1-  Rerv%R*-:w1H  be:-1ield In St. Matli-  A"iHjJica;ir f-hui^li  at Abbotsford  30.    Rev. A.  ewa  every S^ilay.night'ijft 7  ria'i,ding'|JfJ!r-ie3t/ vica;r?  at-.  Sunnyside, Stacey  Bradner, Stacey 40; Munro (15; Ya'e  Stacey 12, Munro Lt; Ifope advance  poll, Stacey 1, Munro 2; St Rlino,  Stacey 20,  Munro 2S,  lvlLss  Fairol  Little;  visited  frie-nd,-;  in Ne,w  Westminster:.recently.  an  -electrically driven 1'ock cruf'nor io  i provide road, metal for the district.  J So much progress v,*as 'made that a  I general meeting was called for' Sat-  j urday, Dec. 17.  I Mr. W. Gurney is recovering slowly from injuries inflicted by hi si Jersey bulb during the bad weal.hr. lie  Avas leading tlie animal by a stock in  its nose-ring when the stick broke  and the bull pinned M,r. Gurney to  the wall; lie having the wit. To grip  the ring. His little boy came valiantly to the rescue with a hayfork,  but the animal ignored his jiroddi/'.e  as he bulled Air. Gu.ruey's slifuibler  repeatedly. A nr-igiilior wa.s called  over to assist, and was thrown 2 0  feet when the bull turned on him.'At.  soon  as possible a gun  and'the animal s.liol.  was i������������������ 1.t;ii11<  Messri'- R. Desuuu'.es and .F. Whir  chelo at.L'iided I lie Retail Mf-rhcant'i  .'Banquet at ���������Miushin Clly on Thur:;  day evening.  The prairie end of the Matsqui municipality is taking a keen and early  iuicrest in the coming elections'. Mr.  Voiiuh-. Clayburn, whose differences  with the school board Avere brought  beiore thc magistrate, is expected to  run as school trustee, \joining in th*  field of contest Mr. T. Lancaster,  Pat Conroy and N. Augurn of Bradner.  Coun. Dell is to have a . crowd of  opponents if ail are nominated that  'are now discussed. Ii]x-Coun. Aish  may come forward again,' and ex-  Coun. Wm Flliott is always to be  counted upon. Mr. ,J. P. Almgren is  said to.be willing to renew his .attempt, and Messrs. Deffner and Reynold* are new candidates who may he  1 brought  out.  So many candidates show so many  different, attitudes toward municipal  matters, where , dyking, drainage,  water supply, light and poAver, roads,  police and school administration al  low diversity of policy.  Ward 2 is already active. The d'.f-  feront clans are seeking leaders in  Mr. .1. Carmichael, P Keary and  W. i*atchell, while many are reaffirming their confidence in Coun.  Morrison.. The other Wards are  making no stir nor has there been  named a contesting champion for  the .reeveship.  A Christmas'Tree'and Tea will be  given by (he Women's Auxiliary ..o  :h:> C. W. V. A., I'or returned soldiers  children, on   Wednesday.    December  2 is!. II is desired that all members  who wore not present at the last  meeting will attend a meeting in the  club lioonm. on December 20th. nt  2;!-!() p. m for the purpose of doc orating,  etc.  ff.mt's Hai-her Shop, for n full  line of Hnrber Supplies and Confec-  StoUiTy, Pir*r-.'.; and Tobaeeos.  "*.  m  ill  ������������HWM3BraG������P������TO


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