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 J  i  \  Ectopia, '?:  c^y  //  v  If  3  1  ?  I  ���������f  I  '-������l;'  w;  I;  I  1  w  it'f  li  #  P  P  'A  ft'  $  ** i  ft  70  Vol. If., No. 5.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER. 9, 1910.  ������^BM        $1.00 PER YEAR  LINDSAY   RUSSELL  Auctioneer, Real Estate and Live Stock Agent  ABBOTSFORD,   B, C.  I beg to thank my many clients Ihroughout lhe district   for llicir   past,  favors and in doing so desire the public to know that 1 am now   attending  personally to my own busencs? and that I have no agents cither   employed  selling or listing properties on my belmlf,  I want for clients at once  A 40 Acre R'lnoh with out timber lease; A 1 0 Aero Poultry Ranch   not  necessarily near a railway station,  I also have  English money to buy ranches with but the ranches must be   such   as   can  show an income on capita! invested  Call and see me personally as no one else can do my business with you.  TO  MY  PATRONS  I wish to inform my many patron's that  I have taken into partnership,  Mr. W. H.  Kerr'formerly manager "of the Royal Bank  and the firm will be known hereafter as  McPhee and Kerr.  , In this-conne2f;iori I would return.thanks  to the people of Abbotsford and surrounding  . district for the very liberal patronage which  they have "extended tome/'during the past _ "  year and a half, and hope .by-, strict "at ten-  . tion "to .business,  and by selling the  best  goods at the lowest prices consistent' with  quality, to deserve a continuance of- the-  same generous treatment for the - new firm  of McPhee & Kerr.  Abbotsford is going to be" a first-class  town and by treating our customers right  when th:y come to deal with us, we hope  to help build a town of which we shall all  be proud to call our home.  M- L. McPHEE  MKElWM.'aM  THE   PIONEER  STORE  F"  The lol on which Mr. J. Sparrow's flour and feed store and the  barber shop and pool room are situated, became the property of Mr.  Montagu   Hulton-Harrop. Thc  price, paid was $4,000 and the deal  was put through by Mr. See Sumner Mr. Sumner has also,put lots  1 and 2 on the Hulton-Harrop;  sub-division through, Mr. J. Heath  being the purchaser./  Mr and Mrs. M. L. McPhee.  have moved into their newly furnished home pn Cyril St.  Mr. F.  H.   H.   Randolph anticipates  paying   a   visit to  the bid  ('country about Christmas time and  (.will remain until after the coroha-  '. tion of King George, but he's coming back.  -Everybody 'will be ipleaised to  hear that Mrs Victor Hulton-  Harrop is almost convalescent.  Mr. F. H. Raime's of Vancouver  is visiting our health resort and  is astonished at theprogress that  has been made since his last sojourn here. So satisfied is he in  what he sees that he is looking a-  round for a good estate where he  can build a good house in which  he can retire and live comfortably.  On Friday, December 16th" the  Maple, Leaf Hall will -be the scene  of gayety. There will be'dancing  for those who wish to dance and  card tables for those who are inclined that way. This is an invitation to all, to be present.  ���������boo������������������  On Friday, 'December 23rd there  is to be a shooting match given  by the Junior Football Club. ' A  chance will be given the crack shot  man to have a turkey, a goose  or a duck for his Christmas dinner. '     i  .MATSQUI  COUNCITi.  Regular meeting of the MatBqiv  council was hold in the hall - \ on  December 3rd, the Reeves and ail  councillors in attendance.    '  The ra.'mil.'iB oPthc special and  regular meeting read and adopted  ^Communications 'were   received  Fi om T-]y Llewellyn* stating his  hind ncnmely the S. 1-2 of N. l-'2  Is IS. 1-1 S. 3, T. 13, should . b:-  classed' as real'���������,- property. It  was reported by 'Councillor Lun-  do'berg reported that sufficient improvements how existed to author  V/.2 the change  ���������'        * ",.  From Cj. \V.f' LeFeuvre re' the  assessment .of'and taxes on his pro  ll2rty./       .     . j.    '.   ^  vFrqin J. A. Monuison ��������� stating  that his property was being-damaged by water from.jtheroad, and  Councillor.' Satchell agreed to attend to the matter.   \  From C. E.''Hope; re the good  Roads' Association proposals. Filed  -'From J. H. Malaher enclosing  plan of -sib-division'.'of S 1-2 of  N. <W. 21-4, S. 23;. ,T. 14. The  council refused to accept,thc plan  until the roads shown are constructed with grades satisfactory  to the council.  From Walter Wilkie enclosing a  plan" of sub-division of W. 1-2 ol  3. 16, T. 13 Similar a.ctirn \va3  .ilso taken in this case.  -Thj plan of-sub-division-of part  f &y W, .1-4, S! 13, T. 13.  The plan was accepted.'    ,-''.   '' .  From Lindsay Russellsaying any  money due him, for-municipal .survey .work  should be  paid' to  Mr.  Herse,  care, of J.,   J.   Banfield  of  Vancouver and not to A. .<���������. J., Hill  From,A.   J.'   Hill stating that'all  such money should be paid to him;  The  council   decided.'to   .withhold  the payment  of the  account y3ue  until they were fully convinced as  to which  person was  the  proper  one to pay the money- to.    .  From J-. W. Mc.CaL!<um, assignee, Abbotsford Shingle Co., stating that the road tax .which had  been collected from employees  receive consideratioiv'with the other accounts. Referred to council's  solicitors.  From R. A.- Henderson, B, C.  L. S. recommending a 66 foot  strip for Harris road through the  property of Mr. Alverson.- Laid  over.  From P. Jackman asking for the  use of the Municipal Hall for a  Llrand Ball to be held under the  auspices of the Farmer's Unsttiute  This was granted under tlie usual  conditions and a forfeit deposit  of five dollars.  From the Canadian Bank of Com  merce acknowledg'ng the deposit  Municipal account $262.34; School  account $561.12.   Filed.  From W. J. Mathers as'king the  council to open up the eeetion line  between lots 360 and 215 'from" the  Fraser River to the corner' of-��������� lot  215 and offering to do the work  for $100.00 Councillor ������������������'Satchell was  authorized to open���������;;up this road  and to accept Mr. Mather's offer  From John Catto resigning the  jjosition of caretaker of (Alder-  gro\ e cemetery,. accepted with  regret. ' ��������� _ ;...��������������������������� 'v ./.,.. V- .]���������./��������� j-.  The following resolutions Were  passed,  That 1). McCrimmon be paid  $1-1C00 on consideration 'Of hLs -er-  ivtn���������g a; legal fence using strai^'nl  w!ie, no barb wire to be. used, a-  long the easterly boun,da,ry of the  Huntingdon, Abbotsford and Riverside road across N. W. 1-1, S.  22, T. 16.  ,  That   Councillor   Lundeberg   ex  pond approximately $200.00 in opening up a   part of the Greer'-cad  and $15.        in constructing a   "ul-  veit on the LeFeuvre'road.  'J lie: IOiJ-jW ng itcc/i.n.s w eic pass  ecl for  payment;  WARD!���������.  V. Lehman, completion of contract on the LeFeuvre road, $125.0!!  Extra work' caused by faulty sur-  v.'ery $25.00; H. Llewellyn refund taxes being diffference between the wild -land tax and the  real property tax, $12.66;'V.. Ferguson building culvert $3.00; C.  Ferguson delivering message re  special meeting, $1.00; Pine Grove  Lumber Company, $9.80; A. E.  Gladhili $15.00; E. Nascou, $1.85; A:  Goldsmith $6.00; F. Carmichael $t;'  M. Sinclair, $31.00; R. Folli's $30.13  John Catto $23.75; Joseph Catto  $29.38 - A. Lunde-  berg $33.13; C. Nascou.$11.25; Ar.  Gledhill,' $32.25' Hy. Fowles, $-1.00  J. Macey $5.00; M. Melander $20,50  Wm. Stafford $11.25; J. .Croslcy  $11.25; Rd. Peardon $11.25; S. Olson  $$6.25; F. Baines $5.00; F. White  $13.00.  WARD II���������   -  W." J<_ Marsh $6.25;. E. King  $7.50; W\. McCormick $7.50; T. C.  Groves on account conLracc, Pern  ;berton, road, $106.00 ; Hy. Leaf, 3.25  M. D. '-"Morrison '$6L5oV ;:A.r'Ro3s'  $10.00 ; Al Ross, $23.75; M. McCaiium  $53.75; F.. White $28.25 H. ' K<  Phillips, powder account etc,, 4.15  J. E. - Israel, applied towards tax  es, $3.50. .        '  WARD IU��������� ��������� '  Evcrall, $39.00; John Oleson, ap-  plied towards  taxes,' $30.00. .     His  account for .fencing  was  referred  back for a   detailed statement.  WARD IV-  Hy.: Hay-ton $60.75; C. R. Crist  & Son, $1.40; E. W. Dalton, $15.00  Columbian Pub. Co., $8.10 C. M.C  $20.80; .Postage $2.00; Office Supples .55; Telephone .50; Road Tax  refunds ward II, $4.00: Bounty $18  The. "Extended River Road" bylaw was reconsidered, adopted and  finally passed and the reeve and  clerk were authorized tosign the  same and attach the corporate seal  The "Diverted Huntingdon Road"  by-law was regularly passed the  first, second and third readings.  A by-law to regulate traffic upon public highways wut n  municipality of Matsqui and for  the protection of roads and 'bridges wras introduced by Councillor  Aish and passed the 1st, 2nd and.  3rd readings.  Thc council adjourned to meet on  December 17th at 11 o'clock a.m.   ooo   MISSION TEAM BADLY BEATEN'.  A bbutsford gave the Mission  City a pleasant surprise on Satur  day last, when the visiting team  was sent home without having Wuii  one goal, wh'le our boys made *ne  score 6.  The visiting team was.some what  handicapped by not having ai\������.  their regular men but they should  ctmc prepared to meet a good  team, when they come to Abbits-  ford'  Both sides fought well) nut our  boys appeared to have the best  combination. A isupper at the  Abbotsford Hotel was tendered  the visitibg team, who left for  home, ���������feeling that although badly  beat>n on the football field they  had been well treated,  FAREWELL BANQUET TO BLAIK  A farewell banquet was tendered  Mr. 'J. A. Blair, late partner in.  ��������� he firm of McElroy and Co., of the  Commercial Hotel, on Wednesday  evening  The  boys' spent a   most,  enjoyable  time.   There were a   number  ;f   toasts.   Some   of   those   ^  who  made rattling good speeches, were  Messrs   Georgo   Burneau,  Capt   S.  Knott,   J.   j\   McPhee,   Dr.   Swift  and-several  others.  'After  tlie   supper-thc  party  indulged in  a   pleasant smoker and  concert.   A -most   excellent      pro-  gi amine was rendered to the satisfaction ,of all.   The party broke up  with thc singing of "For he's a jolly   good   fellow"   and   Auld   Lang  Sync.  Mr, J. A. Blair and family will  shortly take up their residence in  V.an-oouv.'or.  /  TO DEVELOP COAL LANDS  ��������� n      ���������  The Dominion   Stock  ancl  Bond  Corporation  of   London,  England,  have undertaken to fiv.l out wheth  cv theic is sufficient coal in Sumas  mountain to  warrant their minirg  it.   I:  is certain that what coal is  in the  mountain is of  . f irst-chiss  quality, but whether it: can be pco  titably worked out' is the difficulty  Many-coal experts who have seen  the /s'eam are convinced that'fchere  is coal in abundance in the mountr  ainand the newly organized corn-  any have formed for thepurpose of  working the-coal out.���������Columbian   ooo   SOCIAL AND,PERSONAL..:.."  ' A grand New Year Masquerade  Ball ,' by the Junior Football Club will be .given in the Maple Leaf Hall on Friday, December  30ih. Tho boys guarantee a good  time. Everett's orchestra will attend to the musical part of, the  programme.  Mr. Harry Freeman returned  from Vancouver Wednesday , evening.  All the poles are now on the  ground ready to be erected for ths  electric lighting of the town. Our  friend Mr. W. Taylor is having  a busy time wiring the private  residences this week.  Rev. J. L. Campbell performed  the, ceremony of christening the  little, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  V.   Hulton-Harrop. The   little  girl's name is ChitiysMay Angelyn  Our genial friend Jack Anderson   '  found great difficulty in adjusting  a   piece  of  machinery  and      has  sent to Seattle for export advice.  Tho sidewalk connecting thc B.  C. E. R. station with the main  street is now completed and will  will afford a fine promenade for  Sunday afternoon. The building,  of the sidewalk has vastly improv  cd the appearance of our;go-a-  h-eiad town. /  Mr, and Mrs. Montague Hulton-  Harrop who have;'been on a visit  to their sons here started for England oii Monday, November 5th.  ���������  ��������� ',.���������������������������ooo��������� '���������*.;'������������������  The many friends of Mr. L. Bedford who has been sick in the hospital at Westminster are glad to  see that he is able to be around a-  gain. .'. . > TWO  THE <ABb6tSFORD POST,       ABBOTSFORD. B. C.  it.-  Ji!  j.;  i ���������<  \i>  1'  CHURCH  SERVICES  Presbyterian'   Church���������   Rev.   J.  Campbell, B. a{j B. D. pastor.  Aiicoisiord, U a.m. and '<:30-p.ru,  Upper Sumas, May.29, and^evbi  alternate-Sunday  at 3 p.m.  (". ������., Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Huiiduy boiiooi ul j [���������>. iu.  Methodist Church-  Sunday School 10 a. in.  Presbyterian    Church���������Rov.    i  Alder.  Mount Lehman, 11 a.m.  Pine Grove, 7 ;30 p.m.  Glenmore, 2;30  D.  ADBOTSFORB.POSTOFFICE  Ofllce hours D'om 8 a. m. to 7 p. m,  No 314 Me 11 train from Vancouver  and east due 6 :07.  No 207 Mi-1 train from States due  6:33.  Train No. 314 aouth bound due al  |';������7;:No 308 due at 17:27.'  Train No. 307 north bound due at  ft ;53; No 313 due at 18:22.  ftreat Northern���������going north  at  S;2U; going, south at 7 ;15.  Man ior Upper Sumas every Monday,  Wednesday and Saturday, 1 p. m.  Mail for' Peardonville every tuesdaj  *ii<A Saturday, 1. p. m.  ���������   Mail.f.vr -Aidaryrove,  Shortreeu,  and Otter, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1 p.m.  BUSINESS   DIRECTORY   OF  ABBOTSFORD.  Gener:.! Stores' ���������  ' Authier Bros.  B. W". Turnbull.  M.L. McPhee.  ' H������tel8��������� ,   ,  Abbotsford''Hot&f, H:. Freeman, Prep.  Commercial; j" A. Blair. Manager.  Real   Estate���������  J. Y/. IVleOallum.  ���������    C. A. Sumner.  Western Realty, J.' J. McPhee & W.  Nelson.  Lindsay'-Russell, C. E.  ^uctloriears���������-- ,  iiia^say Russell,: G-.E;  J.  Vf. MeCaiium  -  Banks��������� --.' ,-,  Reyal Baaivof Ganada,. W. H. Kerr,  Jdaaagor..  ' Greamory.TT-:' ......  H. A. H������we, Proprietor.,  Hardware and Furniture���������  ]HL  Alanaon.  Btftchera���������  J. Maatanan.  RurMg-and King.  Livery StaWe���������,  Lyle &��������� AndersoH  Baker and Confectioner���������  L. Lei-ace.  BJaSTAURANT���������  Chnarad Andersen.  Shoemakers-���������  M. Hau&ar.  &*ami of Trade���������  J. W. McCaiium,  Secretary,  Blacksmith���������  St&al������w Auan������au.  Sarfoor and Pebl Room���������  Jea. Sakds'rson.  ������. Ieenor.  Tebacoo and Neveltie6���������  J. V. Means.  liaotor���������  T. A. Swift.  SADDLERY  aad  KaRD W A RIS-  ii. j. Q-errvaey.  MSKCHANT  .TAILOR.  T. C. Coogan.  SURVEYORS,   .  Uenuerson   and   Taylor.  ABBOTSFORD DRUG: STORE  MUSIC .TBACHER-  MIbb A'ice Steed.  A'  %<4\^&&m^  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  I'uljiihlied    every    Kii'day    by    the    Pck  Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted tv the inter-  ,5 ts of Abbotsford iind sin. ���������"nrtiiitf di.<-  '.viQl.  ^<]vot-Li-;iMfi' Hates made know, li ai>  .i.K-.-i lion.  L.UGAL.ADVKKTISJNG���������\'J. cents pe  hie i'or first, insertion, and S contri ti mi  I'or all Hubseciuent con-seen five iineriion  Or.r Shibboleth���������Neither- for nor a������'li>  ilia   (Jovernrcterit.  MEETING FOR FRUITGROWERS  Spring Chickens    $5.00 to $6.00  Broilers    $4 50  to'$6  Pure bred hens, each -$125 to $1.50  Eggs,', wholesale    -    G5c  Eggs, retail  : - ��������� 70c  Butter,   retail   -: ���������' :: 40c>  Potatoes,'ton   ��������������������������� ���������-- $27  to  $30  Cabbage, per lb.  -'������������������- 2'c  Onions,  per  sac.k    $2-25  Onions,  lowrvnd',  sack  $150  Turnips, sack  75c  Carrots,   sack,    '��������� $1-  The meetings held at AbboUiYn-d  on 'the 7th of .December in three  sessions, morning, afternoon and  evening when fruit growing and  horticulture was explained, and the  the preparation of the ground to  the,-'growing of the fruit in all its  bases.   ,  The following gentlemen addressed the meeting, Messrs J. F.  Carpenter of Victoria; M.. S. Mid-  diet on of Nelson; Ben Hoye i of  ������rnon; C. C. ��������� Clarke of Kamloops.  In the afternoon the meeting was  held in the orchard and nursery of  Mr. D. H. Nelson, adjoining the  town, where a demonstration on  pruning and other valuable information was given.  ' Next morning the gentlemen pro  ceteded to Chilliwack to hold meet  mg'S  there;  ,  ooo   THE    MARKET.  WANTED���������A small improved  farm close to town, in exchange  for good, convenient, improved  prairie land. Give price, location  and full details.   Box, G, Blackfalds  Alberta.  cut Saf  iCffiJOS  ABBOTS FOR D,  BAKE R  Bread, Buns, psses,  : Cream Tftfiffs  Wedding Cake a Specialty  New Westminster,. Dec���������2nd���������  The meat market rose -slightly, the  reason for the- stronger tone being the fact that the farmers aire  holding their animals, many prefer  ring to sell at live weight direct  to the buyers at the 'farm, than to  do their, own slaughtering and  bung the meat to the market at  this'season of the, year. The sud-  ply of-meat was a ������air one, beef  and lam'b being rather scarce.  The poultry market was not  booming to-day, although a brisk  trade was done by the vendors.  The supply was not large as dur  ���������ing recent.weeks,, but, was -sufuc-.  lent to meet the /demand, at the  prices asked.  There were few spring chicken  offered and no broilers. The birds  were mostly large hens and well  bred birds for breeding purposes.  Hens and roosters mixed, for table  purposes, sol -dat from $10 to $14  a dozen. Purte bred pullets sold  ,ut   if 12. Several,  dozen    spring  chickens so i at $8. A- crate of  geese sold for $1.60 each. A number of pure herd Buff Orphingtons  were offered at $1.25 each, . but  there appeared to be little demand  for pure bred! birds and they were  unsold. One; and a half dozen of  ducks.were offered by the,-crate at  $1.60 each or separately lat $1.75  The fruit market remained quiet,  the poor'quality of the fruit offering beb/.ig  largely responsible, the  good fruit being held back for   a  rising; market.   A   few  pears were  brov.ght in, selling at 75c to $1'   a  |bo7., according to quality.   Apples  | sr,ld from  75c to  $1.25 a   box, no  l7r;mber one  stock offering.     The  * fruit inspectors held out one batch  for lacking proper markings, and  and cautioned another vendor     a-  gainst bringing to the market any  stock covered  with oyster ������������������  shell  The fruit generally was clean,   -  Potatoes .were fairly .plentiful'  on the market to-day, the prices  asked ranging from $27 to $30 a  ton, with the demand not strong.  Veg-etables   generally   were     in  good supply   and  sold  readily at  quotation   prices.   A   shipment of  fine onions  from Surhmerland    in  ...the Okanagan sold at $2.25 a sack,  w   Crated onions sold at $1.50 a   sack  Turnips   sold   at  75c   a   sack   and  carrots at $1.  The   wholesale   prices  are;  Beef, hind    ��������� ���������-���������  9c to 10c  Beef,; fore   ���������-��������������� 6 to 8  Lamb -- --��������� '-���������- 15c to 16c  Mutton  - ��������� 12c to 13c  Veal, large  ������������������ -    8  to  8 1-2  Veal -- - ��������� ���������  lie to 12 l-2c   ,. -  .,p?  Pork���������- ������������������- -12c to 121-2  ABBOTSFORD, B. G. j| ,Ducka -$i#6o toi.85  \&###&kb^^ dozen   -   -  $8.00   Lo  JI2.00  I Geese  .-������������������' ���������������������������      $1.60  ���������of���������  STOCK,  IMPLEMENTS,   FURNIT%  URE ETC.  1   have received ins'ructbs from  Mrs. Hannah Fraser of Abbotsford  to offer by PUBLIC AUCTION  WITHOUT    RESERVE,  on  the  whole  of her stock, et'c ,  December, 14,1910  at 1 p.m.     sharp, consisting of;  ���������2 Teams, working horses, about  2700 lbs., 3 Marcs in Foal, 1 Riding  Mare, 3 years old,.! Colt, flx'mos.,  Marc, throe years old; 1 Colt six  months; 5 Milking Cows due 'to  calve in early spring; Spring  Stock; 50 Sheep/South and Oxford  Downs, all in lamb to a Pedigreed  Oxford Down Ram.; 3 Hogs;Ch'ck  ens;'GeesJ* and'Turkeys; as .well  as Mowrer; Spade Disc; Hay Rake  Separator, Drag Harrows; Plow;  Two 'Wagons-; Buggy; S,undry  fools, Harness, etc. 3 Tons of Potatoes; 20 Boxes of Apples, as well  as a quantity of Furniture and  3ther .Sundries.  TERMS are Cash on fall of Hammer. .      .  The-Auctioneer wishes to draw  special attention to this sale a\)  the. animals are a first-cliss lot  and the majority of the madhinery  is practically new.  For Further  particulars write U  LINDSAY RUSSELL,  Auctioneer  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  Cai leaves New Westminster for  Abbotsford at  9 p.m. on day     of  pro-  the  1-4,  New  WATER   NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that an  application will be made under  Part V. of the "Water Act, 1909,'"  to obtain a license in the New  Westminster   District.  (a) The name, addresss and occupation' of the applicant; E.M.  Curtis, Huntingdon, B.   C, farmer  (b.) The name of tha(lake, stream  or source;   Marshall Creek.  (c) The point of diversion- is at  its crossing, Vye Road, on section  line between Sections 3 and 10, in  Township 16, N.   W. '   District.  (d.) The quantity of water applied for;   One  ;e.)   The character of the  posed   work;   Ditch.  (f.)   The premises on' which  water   is   to  be   used;   S.   E  Section  11,  Township 16,  Westminster District.  (g.) The purposes for which the  water is to be used;   Irrigation.  (h.) If for irrigation describe the  land intended to be irrigated, giving acreage; S. E'. 1-4" Section 11,  To.wnslup 16, New Westminster  District, 100 -acres.  (k.)   This notice   was posted  on  the 26th day of November, 1910.  and application was made to ' the  Commissioner on the 30th day 'of-  December, 1910.  ,1.) Give the names and addresses of any riparian proprietors or  lh-i naeea who or whose lands are  likely to .be affected by the pi"--  posed works, either above or oe-  low the outlet; A. J. Lothrop,  Frank Munro, Wm. Fraser, C. P  Ry. Co., B. C. Electric Ry. Co.,  all addressed at Huntingdon, B. C.  (Signature) E. M. CURTIS  December 1st, 1910.  T  .   Et-  \lS\mMU WUKRJIf  BE^IWEAND VI9)RRfl|HEilORS������   axle grease. -  EA.RNESS OIL,.   WHIPS,  CURRY COMBS,  '     -   '  OALTERSi   BRUSHES,   'SWEAT   COLLARS,  >nd also  BICKMORE'S GALL'CURS, zlH2hJll-Z^^������^.������������ti^actory  Gi?rfl for GaUs; Woiwtls". 'onuSfSoras ppoa animal?������  / "  H  \  P.O. Box 45  As botsford, B. C.  LiVERY AND FEED STABLE  '��������� AND  ���������    TOURING AUTOMOBILE  i  We can give you'lhcJIbest  cf attention at Reasonable R.itcs.  Our New Touring Automobile, is in grea(.dcmnnd.  is tiie ui  to   place your orders for "Spring Delivery of Seed   Drills, Harrows  Cultivators, one horse Plows, etc.  , Let us quote you for Prices and Terms on' Gasoliue Engines etc.  Call and inspect show rooms at Agent, H" Alanson Abbotsford, B. C.  '    A. G.''BROWN'& CO.    "  1048 Westminster Ave., Vancouver, B C  You will find my store the cheapest place in-  Vancouver to buy  Furniture,   Carpets,  Linoleums,  Stoves and Ranges  I can save you money.  See. me before buying.  I guarantee sasisfaction  .. d.'A. McClelland  300 Cordova Street,  West, cor. Cambic,     Vancouver, B.  C.  INSURANCE  LOANS  If  Abbotsford Homesites  you are looking' for a home  or snappy investments  in ������������������town, lots, acreage .or farm  ���������  property  ���������.. -see-:.  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbo.tsford  ,1  I  'I  \\ifft  m  m  fe  m  \  #  k  1  if  2*"  mv M  ���������  \  if  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSPORtl, 6. C.  I  i  ^fe^*"**" J-'< "!*������.*"������ J^fl^f ���������*���������������������������> f���������<*������**fW������M  "   r      .i"^^*"-" ill ii      iimpi  If   PAW  ABBOTSFORD,  B.C.  Cj  Capital paid up;  5,000,000.   ' "  Reserve Fund, 5,-700,000.  Total Assets,-7 J ,000,000..   ,  A general banking business transacted.  SAVINGS   BANK  Accounts opened with Deposits of L 00 and upwards.    Home Savings Banks' issued.  Banking by mail given every attention. , We  have correspondents throughout tho world.,  ' ���������- GEO. H KERR, manages  ��������� Painting, Sign Writing  . General repair work  J. E. PARTON.  Abbotsford  B. C.  wwrr-n-w-rra  Good Storage'Room for ���������  Furniture. ' |  r '  W- 'GRlmMFit  b  8 Chnstiaas  ^BBBSZSSaaSSEBBaiE^  E  ,yeS'  :<iai  ��������� TI   ���������  A    JL iJs *  \  j Mcelroy & co.  l?pe:aliiJt .  i Manufacturing ���������OjJlicien  Docs the  Finest   Optical   Work.   '  Medical  men  and  others   y.\/  tribute to his skill.  793 Oranvill-i St. Viiirjui:. ^r '  ZSES3S  ppmg  s  ^  " ��������� And this promises to' outdistance all former seasons to judge from the   volume of business already  being done-iii Xmas novelties:   Early shopping has  1 made rift seeking,a pleasant occupation instead of a  ig .. ii- x. .1.1,:,-.    ^4-^wrt    id    o  do.  i source������of worry and shopping at this -store  is a de  lip-ht to all.   Visit 'us now and do your Xmas shop-  ' ping.  tiiias -Handkerchiefs.    The widest range  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF  THE  BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave! and Oscar St., ,   CITf  -HARRON' BROS.  ������mba!mers and Funeral. Directors  ViinconvfM-,   Orfico   mid   chapol   ���������   .   103-1 C. ranvilies'Sl���������     IMn.ia 3'M'i  North Vancouver,        Orric;     unci  eliapcl 1.10 '2nd -si.  PIkjih!  iJ-l  "fl-M  of dainty, exclusive styles.  <���������  Almost the most popular of gifts, supplying as  a they do the demand for gifts that are distinctive,  I always highly acceptable and comparatively mex-  1 pensive.. Our. display is proving especially mterest-  li W in the charming hand embroidered bandkerchieis  i -Swiss and-Irish efi:ects~in: new- designs that are  I the daintest wc have ever shown.     .  Prices run from 15c to $2.00 each  "���������"icaw  50TSFORD  BEBSssnaasasEi^^  ���������     I  ."ABBOTSFORD, B. C  i  ��������� Advertise -in The  POST'  UliAUalFUL WOMAN    ,  ,' 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  ���������H. FREEMAN, proprietor!  ecBB;  T  T  T  f  \  X  t  T  ?  .If you Wish to Know How to Accumulate Wealth  a The richest men of our time are -almost unan-  % imous in the opinion that the safest ancl quickest 1  X way to make money is by judicious investments in 1  X acreage close to a growing town Abbotsiord is 1  X growing at a very rapid rate and will continue to 1  X Irow for years to come. Its position on the map 1  X is such that it cannot help but grow situated be- t  X tween two prairies on rich bench land, served by t  ���������X three railways with" the possibility of two.more i  X coming, its-position is unique. Besides all th.s ^  X Abbotsford appears to be very rich m coal and ^  + other minerals! ��������� As a residental distrust it would >  be difficult to beat it' .with its beautitu benches, ������  mountain and lake scenery, healthy atmosphere ������  and natural drainage, one could not help-but be I  charmed at the prospect of living m Abbotsford.  A  f  X  T  t  f  T  I  when it nas sucu uniiirtiiij^^^-    .*-��������� ;      v  your opportunity, get in today while prices are low A  I have a few town lots that will double in value in A  T  T  Y  ���������I?  a few months.  write, wire or come and  f  T  X P.O. Box 53  X  %  Phone No, 1  '*���������  Y  t  Y  Telegram-Sumner, Abbotsford, B. C. V  '   y  She comtflh into the' world' with  nothing to wear, and continuethd."  and complaina-tlT all the clays o.  her liio because thereol'.  In her infancy shft ':;-Jmirr;th ih .  p-nkneas of her checks in the mirror, and rcsolveth that they dh-ill  never grow lesa pink. And, \'>,  they nover do !,  In her childhood she demandcth  mock babies, yea, niauy scores of  them. With those she playeth until  upon her cometh a weariness so  great' that she ��������� cannot bear one  baby that is real. , <    ���������  In the days of her childhood she  worshippcth matiness idols, and  i;aLh measles and dreams.. Puppy-  luvo biteth her'soffhcart many,  times, and high'school boys ' hor  soft neck a "few times���������if herhcaa  oo like her neck.' '-' '       '  In thc days of hoc young woman  hoodrshe lovrftii all men, and wisely, for they are foolish and much  may be got out of them. A few  she. iovc-tli too well for their own  good.   Thsse she marrycth.  .Ere the day cometh when ������hc'acknowledged     tlie       designation,  "middle-aged malroiv' she hathac-.  cumulated  a   forlune   hy     matrimony.  And flhe tiroth of lhe chase for  the latest Lhingin husbands, deciding rather -to let bad enough a-  lonc���������for he might be -worse.  And shcgaein m i'or charity, yea  with both feet-, and danccth all  night at 'atcharity ball.  And,l o, on the morning thereafter. Opportunity, disguised aa a  poor widow with nL'iiteen starving children, knockolh. And thc  maid dare-th not to awaken her  mi.slress, who at that ,hour taketh  he   beauty   alei'p-  .She jorganizeth in^t-hi'i-'a eUibs,  to teach the female, of the sluniH  lo care fwr the young. Hut she  hath deep knowledge of I lie subject, having; no yo-'ung of her own  to upset Uie.-luooncjH wjiich she.,  dcrivetb from hooka written ,hy  Iho wise virgins wlio know all  thing" [HM'tiiinn^  thereto.  She fighteth FatheV Time with  beauty doctors, ..ami. growcth old  Klowiy���������but at i.������st. She taketh  gout in lu>r feet and 'bridge fever  in her head, and never recovoreth  lhe re for m.  "Requtescat in pace" we would  say, i'or we ai-e. among those whom  she loved and. 'm'arried; but for a  "bridge fiend there is no ho.pe.���������The  Week.  hristrcas Neckwear  Almost an impossibility to'find a belter -se-,  lected range of smart  1 . neckwear. Styles are  1 pretty and ��������� numerous,,  1 and . a fascinating dis-  | play of new creations  I' awaits your inspection.  ' Prices from 25s to $3.75,  as  Christmas Gloves  .In kid/ suede and dog-  skin--a well chosen collection , of fashionable  colorings in unlined,  silk lined' and lieece  lined gloves. , Black  gloves are more worn  than ever. All sizes  from, 5 1-2 to 7 1-2,  Priced from $1 to $4.25 pair  1 A'Stunning "Selection of Hani!bags,.Pursesfetc<|  I '��������� Without a doubt the 'finest' 'rangeiin 'the city.  | There is a marked preference for the fitted bags--'-  i -bao-s with toilet accesories-and no range would be  1 complete without them. These make useful gifts  'Band-all-leathers are represented here. Our price  | rangels extensive-too, and will siiiteveryone. From^to^  ' i'i.   ^.^v^c**^^^-"^^^^  """""'  "'  CM. _ _ _       623-627 Columbia St., New Westminster  'J .1 '.--.   i.'i.'J.'     ."  I.,,'      ... j. /I  e<ra������!H������BOT^aiasBffiBm  i are .1 tying  the N  ew  ��������� xkkti orar; mrtwn  Electric Road Call on Us   _. mu.wiiiiicni������m"i<���������r"j"-'"a,'*lM  n������������M>MTO������.ari-.'i������������������������������>������i-'" v������ """^  1   Singer Sewing Machines,    Victor Gramophones,  "       Edison Phonographs, and all the -latest Records  always.in stock. ' Largest collection of Records  in the Province.  NOTE THESE PRICES  Victor Hq. 1, $31,   Victor No. 2, $42  Victor Ho. 3, $50, Victor No. 4, "'  Victor Victrela, Oak and Mahogany,  iisosi Phonographs from 19.50  250  250  Wc have Violins, Mandolines, Guitars, Ban-  Iocs, all prices to suit all pockets, Sheet Music,  in fact every thing found, in a first class Music store  You are welcome whether you buy or not,  call anclseo us when you are in town.  TODD'S   Music Housex  m Columbia Street, New Wcstmin stcr, B. C.  &S2&  mss^me2m mmmm^fm^^m^m^^mom^  ii  P i'f  #  't\-  All kinds of fresh meats' in season.  Fresh Fish every Thursday.  !LY A1   MEATS  KEPT  IN  STOCK  We deliver the goods  at������ ,-  IAS PRESENTS  n  We have a choice selection of Cutlery, Silverware, Carving Sets, etc., very, suitable for presents.  Ice Skates and Hockey Sticks, just the thing  for the boys and girls..  Call and inspect our Corhation Trays, in oxidised copper. There are only a few of these trays  so call early and secure one.  =EiG  if.;, i    in  &P  OnXRhTAKaflMiC  Fresh Milk  12 quarts, $1.00    Delivered once every morning  Har/op Bros.,   Lythwood Ranch^    Abbotsford  Our cows are specially *elected and quality guaranteed.  Good cows always for sale.  - This hotel has been thoroughly  rennovated throughout and is now  open to the,pubKc.  The   Bar it stocked- with   the  choicest wines, liquors   and cigars.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  SAM GUIS, Proprietor  Henderson & Taylor  (Associate   Members Can. , Soc. C. E.)  Civil' Engineers  R. A; HENDERSON  B. C. LAND    SURVEYOR  Offiec. next P. O. P. 6. Box I 1  ISSE. HERD  Late of Hudson Bay  Stores,' Vanancuuver.  COSTUMIER and DRESSMAKING  BALL DRESSES A SPECIALTY  If you do your shopping here you  have a full   stock to choose  from  We have Fancy Fruits, Nuts, Candies, Toys  for the Children, useful presents for the older ones,  including Fountain Pens $2 to $5 each, Smoking  Sets, Cigar Jars, Fancy Dishes/ Mirrors, Hand  Painted Cards and Christmas Cards of ail kinds.  COME EARLY  D. W, TURNBULL  Abbotsford  and  Huntingdon  BOARD   OF  TRADE  Tho Matsqui-Su'mas Board of  Trade met in their rooms at 8:30 p.  m., Monday evening last to elect  officers for the coming year and  discuss matters of importance to  the  town  and district.  The    minutes   k,of    the .previous  meeting   were   read, and   adopted  A   communication   was   veo^ive.i  fro<m  Jthe   B.   (G.i  Electric - saying-  they had   ordered  a   light  placed  - on Essendene avenue as requested  by the board at thair last meeting  Received  with   thanks.  Communication was also received  from the Vancouver Board of  Trade,- asking the Board to send  delegates to a convention of the  Boards of Trade to be held in the  city of Vancouver. Communica-i  tion received and the following  !<"��������� v',e,gates   fippo'inlse-J;   >  Pres. Chas Hill-Tout, J. L. Atkinson and H.   Alanson.  Bill was received from H. Gazley  Tor rent up to date, $21.00, which  was ordered paid.  Then the election of officers be-  g-'.n. end was n.s follows;  Moved .by Chas. Hill-Tout and  seconded .by H. Gazley that L.  R.. Authier be elected Honorary  President.  Moved by n. Alanson and seconded by Charles Sumner that C.  , Hill-Tout 'be elected President.  Moved by J. W. McCaiium and  seconded.iby Chas. Hill-Tout that  J. F. Eir.ot be elected Vice-Presi  dent.  'Movr/d iby Chas. Hill-Tout and  seconded by H.   Alanson that the  ed by H. Gazley and wa9 duly elected a member- of the Board of  Trade. After which recess was declared.  The new officers took their places after recess. President Hill-  Tout in the .chair. The president  gave a very interesting addresp.  on the benefits to be derived from  the organizations of Boards of  Trade.   ,  Then  the  matter  of   incorporation came up for discussion.  Among those who spoke in favor  of   incorporation  were      the  president, H.     Alanson J.   W.   Mc  Callum, and  those who   were not  in favor of such a   step were Mr.  J.   J.   McPlbee   and   J.   L.   Atkinson.   Hoiwever  many    interesting  points were brought out. many in  favor of  incorporation.  The next question was a motion  by H. Gazley seconded by li. Sum  ner that the Canadian Pacific Railway .Company be communicate 1  with and asked to complete the  walk across their tracks in the  same, manner as the B. C. E. R.  have done. Also repair the wagon  crossing at the siding which is in  ggvery  bad  cond.tion.   Carried.  There, being no further business  the, meeting adjourned until the  next regmar meeting.  Social and Personal  ABBOTSFORD  ed & Grain Store  J. J. SPARROW, prop.  Our prices are hard to  beat, call and inspect stock  What kind of Christmas weather  would you like? Better order it  now  Mr. James F. Cook came an on  Wednesday's train.  ��������� ;ooo   Mr. Harry Freeman is in Seattle  this week.  ��������� o   Always read .the POSt  Mr.  Muirhead   representing  the  Johnston Bros of Vancouver was.  in town on Tuesday.  The W. C. T. U. will hold their  fourth Silver Medal contest in the  Presbyterian church on Monday.  e-\cr.ing the  12th  Rcieves of the Municpclitics j of  Matsqui and Sumas be made Hon-  o-'M'y   V cc���������Presidents  Moved by Chas Hill-Tout and  seconded by J. J. Sparrow that  J. ' W. McCaiium be elected secretary and treasurer.  All the  officers were elected by  acclamation.  The following members were el-  locte-d as the Council Board;  Messrs J. L. Atkinson, G. H.  Kerr, H. Alanson, J. J. Sparrow, J. McElry, D. W. Turnbull,  C.   Sumner and A.   King.  The next business was; Rules  of order were suspended by vote  of the meeting in order that James  McElroy might become a .member. James McElroy .was nominated by J.   J   McPhee and second  Don't forget the "Auction Sale on  1-lth.   It will pay you to go.   ooo   Slim is no Slimmer.  Mr.  Fred  Be;co.t  was  to ^Seattle  last week on business.   o   "Mr. W.   Atkinson of F.   J.   Hart  & Co., spent Thursday in town.  When reading the report of the  police -court proceedings you, see  our capable and genial constable is  "right there  all the time."  Generally speaking Abbotsford  slept in the morning after the  night before and Superintendent  Silver-Tip of our hospital was ve.*y  busy all morning with potions out  of Fr&eman's drug store, giving  sight to the blind, and healing the  sick with egg nogs, etc.   etc.  One might think that one of our  Georges had forsaken his clan and  joined the Irish, fudging by his  uniform.  The Presbyterian Ladies Aid  met at the home of Mrs Dan Smith  Wednesday afternoon.  . Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Trace from  Ininfail, Alberta, '.spent Tuesday!  in town.  Mrs.   Sam   Tretheway  of  Chilliwack spent Thursday in town.   o   Two good ideas;   Read the Post  and watch Abbotsford grow.   o���������-���������  Mrs. Frank Sutherby and child-'  lehiwho have been-visiting, friends  in Atobotsford, lefft for her home  in Ladner the end.ojf the week;  ���������   Mr.  Humphrey   Lamont  came in-  from     .Westminster      Wednesday  morning .and left for the prairie in  t'ne afternoon  on a   hunting trip  Mr. H. A. Howe and Mr. Jas.  Cook of Vancouver are spending  a   week hunting on .the prairie.  Mr. Frank Suthle;r,by}s quarter  uccLion to - th? north-east of the  tott'n is now about logged  It is now being cleaned up '.aud  surveyed  into   10, 15  and '/0  t.cie  . ooo���������- .  Mr. Alex and Miss, Jessie Murphy  of Clover Valley spent a few days  visiting friends in Abbo-tsford last  weiek; while here, they were the;  guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.   A.Blair  The, subscription  to the Post is  $.i f?o per .annum.   It does not matter whether it is a , round dollar or  la   paper dollar. ,  A. H. HARROP  PIGS ALWAYS FOR SALE  Wellington. Ranch   ~  Abbotsford B. C.  .JL.JJ   . ' 1.  ���������*x  ������*>  Vancouver,-B. C.  S3PK  srrrrswr,  J  1+     si  ftp  it  I  We  ���������li  ill  ftSB.  1  ������  It'.*^'  If  m  ������&���������  m  1  7  ������  V  ��������� ^.i~;������<t*>-  "<"yy���������rrtv*yr'p~lt~t���������*���������**r^t���������rp���������**,  ���������t<i,ifi ���������>*"':&���������<*'"vrf'!r-';t  ������������������ HHUf.-" *-v������������*���������.Win> ������  li.   _ ._, n--|rnr���������it irir������-���������-ff*H ^VtT"'P*Vrm^n~"m\'gW'^^'.l *"T ?* f'l* wm" C"iaT"^Tr'*','ffliJ^ '.'JfA'AW lWl

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