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 #4  WHimumcorwav  rut KUBnzatmnaubNxvmxtm&tts^^  With which'is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  ^7vV'"lV>"  Vol. XIII., No, 8  4BBi0TSF0RD, B, C. JFkIDAY, .  DEC. 35,    1916  <?n* ...  <B4l!  ���������>  s  $1.00 per Yeah  HILL'S STORE NEWS  QEBICBDCtBan  Men's Tics, Extra Values, 50(5 and  . . .' (>;W csicli  Men's Pine Dress Gloves in Fancy Boxes per pair . .$1.50  Men's Wool Gloves, G5<< and   {)()������ a pair  Men's Scarfs, 75^ and   $1,50 each  Men's 'House Slippers $1.50 a pair  Ladies' French Kid Gloves per pair   '. . .$1.50  Ladies' Fancy Collars 25^ and  85 ^cacli  Ladies' Wool Gloves 25(5 and  ,.. .35������ a pair  Ladies' House Slippers per pair  , $1.25  Ladies' Blouses $1.25 to  . ; .'.. .$2.25 each  Ladies' Wool Caps 85*5 and  .$1.00 each  Ladies Handkerchiefs from 5c; to 85^ eacli  Dolls from 25^ to  . .$1.50 each  Toys suitable for Boys and Girls.  Our Stock of Taney Christinas Candies, Nuts, Cigars, etc.  is most complete.  LEAVE YOUR ORDER FOR JAP ORANGES NOW, WE  GUARANTEE THE PRICE.  2 5(i.  GAZLEY BLOCK ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Moved by. Coun. Melander seconded  by Coun Owen and carried: that the  Matsqui council desires to place itself on record as being opposed to  any reduction of the Chinese head lax  The regular monthly meeting was  held in the municipal hall on Dec.  2, the reeve presidin.-" with all the  councillors present.  Subdivision plans of the remaining  portion of the N.W. 1-4 Sec. 1 Tp.  14, were submitted by Mr. T. H. Leli  man, and on motion of Councillor  Phinney and Councillor Melander ac  cepted by the council and duly signed  and sealed.  Plans of the Clayburn-Slraiton  road were received from Messrs  Henderson & Taylor and thc clerk  instructed to have the same registered.  Plans of Mr. Gillis' subdivision  were received from tlie attorney-genera l's department.  The  registered  Plan No.  2 978   (i  E. 1-4 Sec. 1, Tp. 13)  was received.  C. E. Eekert of the Chilliwack Producers Exchange requesting co-oper  a tion towards the municipal control  of dykes. On motion of Councillors 1  Melander and Owen the reeve and  Councillor Elliott were appointed  delegates to co-operate with the other  municipalities in regard to municipal control of dykes.  On motion of Coun. Owen and sec  onded   by   Councillor   Melander   and  carried:  That John LeFouvre be tlie  returning officer for the annual election   with   the  following  deputy  returning   officers:   John   Catto,   Aberdeen School;   James    Williams,     Ii  Barter's   House,   J.   W.   Penningtoir  Bradner School, J. Eurvan Israel, th*  meat store Ml. Lehman; H. Watkins  Clayburn   school;    James   McGowan  Abbote/orrl T. & T. Co.'s office; P. P  Halverson, Matsqui Hall.  T.II.M GilMNU EVKiVT OF SKASO.V  On Friday December 22, 19I.G, the  great even'; of the season, a Vaudeville Uialbg'-o and Dance will be given in (lie Alexandria Hall. You aim  your friends aiv. 'invited to conic to  Abbotsl'ord and make the evening a  delightful and pleasant one.  The pupils of the'public school arc  (o give a concert on that date, and no  ollorl. is being spared by either the  pupilii or the teachers to make tho  programme an entire success.  After the conceit a dance will be  held. All admirers of'Terpsichoro will  be given an opportunity to trip the  ���������light fantastic from ten p. m. to 2  p. m. to the soothing tones of ihe  Abbotsford symphony orchestra. /  The entire proceeds will be devoted   lo  the   Belgian Relief Fund..  Come and enjoy yourself and help  along a good work. Doors open' at  7:30.  Admission to the concert from 8 to  10 p.m. 35(5; from'10 to 2 p..m., admission   5 0(5;   ladies with cake  free,  and ladies without baskets  FROM SOAJIJlMMIitiJlU  Dated   October   27     from     Somewhere in France Miss G.  C  Cruickshank of the Matsqui -Women's Institute lias received the following letter  "Dear  People:       Your  parcel   . of  cakes received all O. K., and I wish  to thank you with all my heart for it  .Believe me they certainly tasted fine  and  it is  certainly  a  change  to   be  able to eat- white man's, or I should  say  white   woman's   food  once  in  a  while.    Army rations are good and a  man certainly-won't starve on" them,  but  they  get  tiresome  in ��������� time  and  that is when parcels from home are  highly appreciated by the boys at the  front.    It is just about a year now  since J and several of my chums, who  are still  with  me,   left  home and  it  seems more like 10 years to most of  us.    Some of the boys from the Fraser Valley have gone lo glory. Quite  a number in fact.    But they died an  honourable death  and Ihey can reot  assured that for everyone that went  they took 5 of the Bosh with them or  sent them  to the other place.       Wc  can't say anything about the war or  what we are doing only that wc have  Fritz faded seven  ways from Sunday  when it comes to fighting, and we are  slowly squeezing him back to  whore  he belongs, which is something to be  proud of. Isn't it? Again thanking  you and wishing your society th'j bese  of luck. J  beg to remain. Yours very  as proposed by    thc    Hatzic    Frui    respectfully, A. G. PHILLIPS, Sgt."  Growers' Association, and is further  of the opinion tiiat a tax of $5 per  head  on all orientals should be imposed  to  be collected   by  the  municipalities in which they are employ-'j week  ed.  Next week Avill appear lengthy report from the president of the Canadian Patriotic Fund which unfortunately we are  unable lo  publish  tin's  r  were  The following bills  for payment:  Huntingdon road App'n $5 0; Gen  Repairs $15.20.  A Peardon $(i; R. Peardon $11.10  R. Butler ? 15.75; l-i. D. Salmon $2.00  S. A. Peardon $15.60; F. Baines $10.  20; H. Peardon $16.20; I-I..Van Gilder   (lumber)   $G.f>2;   total  $86.37.  Lehman road app'n $36.02; Gen-  oral repairs 13(5 A. D. McDonald  $36.75  Mt. Lehman road $350.00 app'n  H. Peardon $3.60; R. Peardon $2.40  Gen. Repairs Ward I.���������Harold Salmon $1.25; Nels Larsen $2.00: F  Baines 4 rolls fuse $2.00; 1 box of  Caps $1.90 total $3.90; P. Jackmar  1 box powder $7.80; exchange 15(\  total   $7.95;  General repairs Mt..Lehman roac  south  E.  G.  Phillips  $4.80;   H.  Van  Gilder  (lumber)   $2.40;  M. Pihl bal  ance of contract LeFeuvre road sout*  $25.00  Ben Murphy Ross road contract  $24.50.  Ward II. Mt. Lehman rd $12 5 appropriation;  general repairs $15.75;  A. Bates $33.90; L. Coghlan $2.40  (Continued on Pag-' m.r "^ "!  i-     Thc secretary of the Red Cross bar;  passed, also  sent  a   list of  the year's   work  by the Red Cross ami other interesting information   which   was  received  too late for I his issue.  Mr. and Airs. Much oil of Malfs-  qui have been informer! of their  son Corp. L<\ W. Macho! 1 being  awarded the Military Medal for  having rescued a supply -of  bombs and ammunition which  were on fire.  Over  4 00  of the  131st  have  now  reached  France Somewhere.  C.'N.'R.- SERVICE TO   HOPE  IS  AX  AID  TO  I'AKMKnS  Most satisfactory service is being  given the communities in Ihe Fraser  Valley by the Canadian Northern service to Hope. This train leaves Hop;.3  in the morning and gives visitors  from the Valley all day in either New  Westminster or Vancouver. Its greatest importance, however, is the services given the farmer and dairymen  The train stops at any country road  where the farmer puts up a milk  platform and has a can of milk or  cream to send down to the coast. The  service has,become most popular and  a big business is being done by this  train, and aid in the development of  agriculture along the south shore of  considerable value.���������Columbian.  M^L^fov^,.^-^ (^^'M'y^tyte-SlH-^ i Eileen Stitt,  i'^Smm^&W^^m^m^i^-   Mrs: Roland  HAPPILY WEDDED  ~ m  cfS)  m   ^ ���������_ ���������~ ._  ���������^H Cupid Scores Again  On   Tuesday   evening   at   ''Fairha-1 ^Vs gro'oWman.  youngest   daughter   of  Stitt of Vancouver,   was  united in marriage to Mr. Ewart Vin-.  centMunn,  of  Hatzic,  eldest  son  of  Mr. A. E. Munn of Vancouver.      The  ������������f   ceremony wr.s performed by Rev. Os-  ���������������<��������������� I car J.  Nurse  of   St.  Luke's  church.  cg^. | South Vancouver.    The bride was at-  ! tended by two pretty flower girls, her  distance    and  ! Miss Cicely Hunt.     Mr. distance act-  ^'^wfj^'K j neices, Miss Barbara  ven" the home of the bride's sister.  Mrs. W. Valentine Hunt, Miss Ncrah  Mr. and  Mrs.  Munn will reside at  Hatzic, after the honeymoon. THE ABBOTSFORD  POST. ABBOTSFOftt), B.  O.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published  Kvery Friday., by' Tho I'ost Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devole* to the Interests of Abbotsford and district  Adverllsiing  r^tes  made  known   on   application  Our   ShlDboJelh���������Neither   for   uor   agin'   the   CJovornment  j   A   BATES, -        ~ Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, DEC ISM HER 15, 191G  ^~^   " r������i  J. EL JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  iSsiqiisiiii^  Elsewhere will be found a letter from' the  pen' of our mutual friend Mr. S. J. Fee of the  Vernon Fruit Company.    . Tlic present letter  , will be followed by others.  These letters are not for the purpose of advertising the Vernon Fruit Company,'but are  written at the request of this .paper with a view  of opening up discussion in the interests    of  the growers, and,with the object of arriving at  some solution of the marketing of our fruit before another season���������some plan whereby the  growers will get more for their fruit and not  have to risk the shipping of same to the prairie  The reason we asked Mr. Fee is that we know  lie has the interests of the province and the  Hatzic district and this paper -last summer promised some of the growers that we would open  our columns to a thorough discussion of the  marketing of the fruit this coming winter, and  we believed that Mr. Fee, with his abundant  and practical experience in handling B. C. fruit  on the prairie could start the ball a-rolling in  hue shape.  We may be able to publish the views of others before the winter is over; but in the meantime every grower is at liberty to express his  views on marketing, in the columns of this pa-k  per���������the more the merrier. There are men m  the district who should be able to give some  good advise as to how to get the most out of  the fruit, and the fruit grower generally wants  to hear the views of others, whether he agrees  with them or not.  There does not appear to be anything to it  but for the growers to get together and work  out a scheme that will get them the money.  The raising of the fruit is easy���������all can do  that; but there is the getting the money for it  -the most important part of he business  . it was our hope that Mr. McVety, of the  Trade and Labor Council Vancouver would be  present at tlie Growers banquet on Friday evening but as he was not all were disappointed  Now if there is any man in the province who is  in a position to help us wth the labour .end of  the fruitgrowers, problem it is we believe Mr.  M'Vety. He is at. the head of a very large and  powerful institution in Vancouver and knows,  or we think should know, where sufficient labour can be procured for the berry picking.  There was keen disappointment among those  at the banquet that he \vasrn.ot (.here. After  his remarks to the Vancouver paper all had an  idea he would be present. If he will say some  other time and when this paper will guarantee  him a-good house���������at least wc think we can.  <��������� There is no question but that the presence  of,so many Miss Mosquitoes and Mrs. Mosquitoes���������i'or it is only the lady'mosquitoes who  bite according .to some scientists���������is one of  tlie real difficulties in the'securing of labour  from Vancouver or other outside points. At.  the present time there are forces at work that  we trust will bring the best information.as to  the best .method of ridding the Valley of this  pest, it will cost money but will in the end  solve'the difficulty of the grower in respect to  labour.  and form tlic family Culiciduo. Tho  Tlie insects of this family have the  lollowing distinguishing characteristics. They possess long slender antennae composed  of  fourteen or iif-  ��������� teen joints; a greatly elongated proboscis; the wing veins are' clothed  wll.li   minute   scales,- and   there   are  .veins or sub-divisions of veins which  reach the margin of the wings-.  There is no distal cell in the, wings,  and there are spurs at the apex on the  inner side of the tibiae. Down' to  Lho year 1900 the mosquitoes of thoj  world were not well known and comparatively few species had been desT  cribed by entomologists but the discovery that, the'species of tho genus  Anopheles and allied genera are .responsible for tho transfer of malaria  and the subsequent discovery that  Stegomyhi Calopus is the sole transmitter of yellow fever have attracted  widespread attention to the group  and very many new specie;) and now.  genera have been colled ed and described; Several hundred species are  now known and these are distributed  among uiiuiy genera, and several subfamilies. .  Mosquitoes ^''C 'found in almost,  every locality, where there is opor-  lunily for t.hem lo breed,' and this  opportunity depends simply upon the  presence of some time    during    H'n  year of-standing water.  The main remedies against mosquitoes however must be directed a-  gainsf their breeding places and the  most, successful of these remedies are.  three in number: (I) the total abolition of breeding 'places; (2) the  treating'with petroleum of the surfaces of stagnant pools which' for  some reason cannot be drained; (I!)  fhe-inlroductiou of  fish  into Ashless-  . o ���������  ponds.  OLD FALSE TEETH���������Bought In any  Condition, $4.00 per set or 7tf per  fvotli. Cash by return mall. Ii. A.  Cope-man, 2579 Esplanade Ave.. Montreal, LJ. Q.  KOR^SAXi^^oo^ToT^  30,000 Bricks, Apply The Abbotsford  Feed Store.  HUGH' McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Itorseslioer  Ourriuu'o ������nd Hopnir  Work of  nil Kind*  Automobile Repair Work  Satisl'MCtloii Ounrnnteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  llUNTlWGHflON H. O.  Just picture'to yourself the Fraser Valley  without a mosquito, or any prospects of any  than there are today.  f.ABBOTSFORD ��������� DISTRICT ��������� BOARD OF   TRADE  "President, Hope Manson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  would, it not mean millions of dollars of com-  ., orts to the present residents an dpossibly that  ' the Valley would see more prosperous settlers  Germany wants peace. But what a peace!  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing; sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands oi.  the district, and Industries already gg^jffi6**  MTSSION-HATZIC   BERRIES   AND  THUS  PRAIRTE  MARKETS  (By S. J. Fee)  I  have  written  three  articles  for  The Fruit and Farm under the head'  -1 ngs'. of Co-operation,  Concentration,  Supervision.. While thost. articles  were meant for the fruit-growers In  general, there were many points pertinent to the marketing of the Mis-  sion-Hatzic crops. But these art  icles will deal directly with the problems confronting the Mission-Hatzic  district. And by way of introduction  let me appeal to each grower, whether he is a frined of mine or riot, to  approach this matter, in a broad-  minded way. Sink little personal  differences and animosities, to think  cf the business, not alone as a personal one, but also of it as a great  industry, of which you are a part,  no matter how small your acreage  may be. Do not think of your neighbor'as a competitor, but as one with  you in a great industry, having a re-  sponsibilty to him and he to you, in  working for the best interests of  that, industry, and so strengthening  your district, your Province, the Dominion and the Empire.  We must realize that it is only by  combined effort that we can succeed.  Let me assure you, Individually and;  collectively, that I see no insurmount-'  able obstacles ln the way of the sue-!  cossftil marketing of your crop. There  is a market for all you have and you;  can   Increase   production   to   a   very  great extent and not reach the limit  of the demand.    And to reach  that  demand, is no very difficult problem.  The   public   want   British   Columbia  berries   and   does   not   demand   that  those berries come through some particular retailer,  wholesaler or  brokerage concern.    "That our brokerage  and chain of houses is the. only medium   by   which  you   can   reach, the  markets" is simply a bluff.    No one  chain of houses has absolute control  of the markets.    In fact,    at    many  points,they  are  at  a  decided  disadvantage through the retailers feeling  that they are dealing with a trust, and j  are being made to pay at many times,  more  than   they  should.     If  the retailers knew they were dealing with  wholesalers who were only getting a  reasonable margin, they would be far  more enthusiastic in hustling the berries, than if they thought they had  to charge a high price mainly for th(  benefit  of  the  wholesalers.     II  is  a  mistake to sign an exclusive contract  with   any   firm,   even   the   one   with  which 1 am connected. The only contract advisable would be one of selling F. O.B. shipping point, inspected  and  accepted, at  that  point.    There  are two unwritten rules with certain  wholesalers; "Take your profit today,  there may be no profit to morrow",  and "Never take a loss that can be  shoved onto  some one else".      The  growers  may think they are at the  mercy of the jobbers.    They are not.  They have a handful of trumps, and  if they will let me, I .������������������will .-show, them  how to play  those trumps.    Not by  handling all the staff ourselves. That  would not be necessary or advisable.  But by makin������r the other fellows play  tho game and play it fair.    Just con  sider thiSvthat the prairies want berries, and the jobbing house that can  not get  them  is  in an  embarrasing  position. They will make every effort  to get those berries.      Then why an i  agreement that is all in the favor of!  tho jobbers? Just;get these few facts, i  Tho Prairie and Prairie city consumer  want your berries, retailers want to  handlo them, that neither care particularly through what chain of jobbing houses they get them through,  so  long as  they are not held  to an  almost out of reach price in the process.    That the demand, at fair prices, is greater than the supply.    That  the  jobbers  want  the  handling    of  those berries and need them to complete their lines.    Here are the trump  cards.    How to plyy them.    This let-  cards.    How to play them. This let  that in the next two letters.  MATSQUI..COUNCIL  Victor   'Atkins  (Continued from Page One)  Tom' Tomaon $19,20; V. L. Atkins  $39.25*; W. H. O'Brien $1.00; J.  Smith $12.00 Alex. McCaiium $4.0<  Geo Lee $10.00; W. Owen $1.00,. I).  Heslip $8.00; Sam Georgeff $10.00.  total  $140.75.  Ward II.���������L. McKinnon $6.00;  C,  Marsh$2; Jas Allen $2; Geo. Satchel  $-ji;.A. Nicholson $3'  .> z. i 0  \vardlll. Hallert road $150 Appropriation  Lnas. Bradner $10; T. H. Bradner  $2.50;   John   Jacobson   $2.50;   Join  iiartnell lumber 340 ft at $6 per ivl.,  .$2.04;  Township line���������Chas Purver $5.60  Gravelling   Ware   road���������W.   Kennedy $10;   Walter Bourke  $5;   Johi  McNeill $5; Peter Rogers $5  Jackson  road���������Appropriation   $5 0  J. -W. Kennedy $10.50; Wm. Kennedy $2S.50; Walter Bourke $5 tola  $50.  Ward III.���������General repairs J. W.  Kennedy Tp. Line $2; J. W. Kennedy  Ware road $1; J. W. Kennedy Bell re  $1; J. J. Gatenby balance Gatenby  road $50; general repairs $10.00  Clayburn Co. Ltd. Screening plant  supplies $7.70;  Sharpe and Clayburn Straiton rds.  Henderson and Taylor survey worl  $124;  Ward IV.���������Knute Anderson Sem.  road  $15.00  General repairs bridge N of Mats  qui���������Walter Bourke $2.  Ward 4 Bridge work���������L. 'E. Poign  ant balance  of account  $14.52.  Miscellaneous���������H. Berzvik 12 M.  R. Tails $1.20; G. Cap paid by C.  Phinney 7 m. r. tails 70^;. .Archie  Conroy 14 muskrat tails $1.40; 24  blue jays $1.00 Nels Poignant. 3.  muskrats $3.30; C. Elin 0 muskra  tails 9 0������; F. Boulter 36 muskrat tails  $3.60; F. Bearcroft 89 muskrat tails  $8.90   1   wild  cat   $2.00.  W. H. Cullin kings' printer $1.20;  Clarke & Stuart    stationery    $9.80;  Children's Aid Society $16.00; H. J  A.   Burnett   salary   $14.00;     Clerk's  salary $60;  Alf. E. Gledhill hauling  safe etc. $7.20; J. LeFeuvre paid fo  help  $3.25;   A.   McCaiium travelling  expenses $2.2 5;  Red Cross Societie.s  Oct and November allowances  $48  Johnson Canon,  balance of account,  $4.1.20  And   the  school  accounts.  /gag������������^l^!^^  =!&\  Nothing  will  add more  to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home.  ABBOTSFORD  THE ROYAL STUDIO   ;.B ,,'c.  See me now about that Insurance  o      s  Study Our Friend the Mosquito  The true mosquitoes are small  flies (as though Fraser Valleyites  didn't know it) of the order Diptcra  .L���������<I  ��������� a  I "have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsforc  i  i  *s������ **  V,  I  r  'jpHfc ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORIV ft  &  fett$ tSr*Sl^^^ m$M^M8^M$M&$  Unveiled With the   Names   of  More Thau Seventy Names  February 6tli, 1910. ,  Rev. J. L. Campbell of the  Presbyterian Church on Sunday  February 6th unveiled a roll of  honor in respect and memory to  the volunteers and soldiers who  have gone to the front from  Abbotsford and district.. ��������� The  text from which he spoke was  "Greater love hath no ��������� man  than this, that he lay down, his  life for his friend," and as an illustration the famous painting  "The Great Sacrifice" was used.  The roll contains over seventy  names, the first seven named  having already given their lives  for 'King and Country.'  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed. .  H. E. Lloyd, killed."-  J. McDonald, killed.  H. R. Gray, killed.  E. 0. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. F. Green, killed.  F. Brown, invalided.  H.  Grimley.  A. Teng.  A. Hill-Tout."  L. Trethewey.  J. Fraser,  C. T. McPhee.  S. McPhee.  C. Hulton-Harrop.  G. E. Hayes.  M. Rhodes.  A. Hicks.  0. Hicks.  Chas. Wooler. ,  G. Gough,  A. R. Flummerfelt.  J. Kirkbride.  A. C. Dudden. '.,.-.  J). Geddes.  II. Johnston.  P. J. McLagan.  J. Hands.  S. Knott.  W. Laird.  H. Gordon.  A. G. Adams.  ' G.'N. Gillett.    '"'  J. Aitken.  0. Kidwell, killed.  , R. Hughes.  T. Usher.  T. Perks.  A. Pegram.  B. Pottinger.  B. W. Suthern.  E. A. Chapman.  M. W. Copeland.  A. Mallalue  A. Healey.  J. Welch.  A. A. Fermodr.  T. Donnelly.  E. Anderton.  A. A. F. Callan.  J. Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Peters.  T. Davis.  T. Mawson.  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  Henry Knox.  Fred Knox.  R. Smart.  S. Finch.  W. Bowman.  E. Chamberlain.  T.  A.  K. Huggard.  j". Munro.  Smeeton.  Williams.  McCormack.  ������������������ John Gillen.  Billiard Boyd.  D. Campbell  .   J. Downie.  Percy Wilson.  Mauliua Zeigler  Ed Barrett.  V. Hulton-Harrop.  W. Campbell.  Stewart McGillivray.  E. B. de la Giroday \  Jack Par ton  H. Skipworth  R, Ramsay  Tho   following-   liave   recently   enlisted for overseas service:  A.   Mitchell.  Peter Pearson.  Geo. Sharp.  F. Beale.  H. Arnold.  Tom Campbell.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. 0. Williams.  Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  Andy Ellwood.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair.  Albert Davenport.  Joe. King.  Guthrie King.  Rlatt Nelson.  Matt Higginson.  at are we, who are le  towards  anadian  to equal the sacrifice or tnose w  oing to contribute  as our share,  iave  or en  verseas Service  j^ppWiPPi?^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  y**rVV f-S'-i  -n���������-i-j -m ������������������****_-,  sra&x;  ���������*���������f���������"l arm ������h������M^>^  O.N  r/ja t-ivwj  ^^  *.���������    \rr\   ri    A^-:>   ,.���������,  *kto^ :3  PIONEER MEAT MARKET  PRIME  BEEF,   MUTTON,   PORK.  ETC.,  SAUSAGE,  HO LOCI N A. HAM    and 13AGON, SALT,  FRESH and SMOKED FISH  AHJJOTSFOKI), H, C.  Your Ad. in This Paper  turn .political affairs have falcon.  The gathering was attended by a  bout forty members from all parts o  the  riding,   including   Mr.   J.   A.   On'  therwood, of Mission  City, president  of  the association,  Reeve, Louyliuod,  of  Maple   Ridge,1 Mr.   P.   G.   Poe  of  Port Moody, Mr. Murdock McLean of  Dewdnoy,'  Mr.   .fames   Mars   of   Poi-  Coquitlam, Mr.'VV. J.    Manson 'and  others.  M  tll W I     V-.'1    '���������(   ���������      f'    <-'A Nl  JAPS   WAXT  TO  PICK   FUUIT  BECAUSE THE RIGHT PEOPLE ARE  LOOKING FOR. YOUR AD.  If you COULD (although, OF COURSE, you  can't) stop every man you meet on the streets  asd ask: "Do you want to buy a pair of shoes?"  (Or any other kind of goods) You might find  half a dozen who would say I'Yes." Perhaps not  one of these, however, would'want'to buy the  article you want to sell.  If your advertisement, however, were to be  printed in these columns this week, it would  "stop" EVERY MAN IN TOWN WHO WANTS  TO BUY .SHOES, OR CLOTHES, OR ANY  OTHER ARTICLE���������and it wouldn't "stop" any-,  one who didn't want to buy- That's the beauty  of the advertising way of finding a buyer. The  ad. finds the buyer through the simple process of  being easily and readily found BY the buyer -  And if, among the prospective buyers of goods,  there is ono to whom your goods would be a bargain, and your ad. is a convincing one, you'll sell  what you want to sell.  (THIS SPACE FOR SALE)  The committee appointed by flic  Fraser Valley Growers and the Board  of Trade to attend to tho many resolutions passed at the recent mooting  in the Imperial Hall, hud the lienor  this week of having a deput.nl ion of  Japanese waif upon it, with a view of  securing Japanese pickery for (.he  coming season. Undoubtedly (hoy  knew of tho motion of the joint meeting and (he resolution passed by'(Ik;  Growers, and wished to get ahead ol  tho Chinese.  The committee met    on    Thursday  evening last and discussed that, matter along wifirsevcnil other matters  and the eommittoo will discuss    (lie  matter with the Japanese consul    of  Vancouver.     An    endeavor    will    bo  made to allow a. number of Japanese  to come in during the next two years  and then to cut down the number of  immigrants from Japan for a number  of years so that in 1025 no more Japanese will have entered Canada  than  would have been the case had the regular 400 as authorized by act 'bee.������  allowed to come in each year.  The committee outlinod their work  of organization for future meetings.  MAUKETIXG   POTATOES  ^\^>  ������  o u r  \  A milll IS Ofr'TO JUDGED-  P<Y ITS HTATSONKRy. WHY  IS AYE CHEAP PRTrrTEVG  WHKrv V/flO i'OU CAN-  GET SEAT POINTING JDOJfiE  OK GOOD PAP KB AT T.H!S  OF TOM, A.U30ST AS'CHEAP  AH PL.UN PAP'EE. ' I3R.IKG IX  YC tJ It ���������<) ft. D-EKS FOR   '  is9 Envelopes,'  statements,  "������i  Labels, etc.  H,.OT LS Till.  TihliATU.   PLANT  ONUS'  IW'V OKI)Km CAN  Mi MUjtfl) vn-TKTiEEJft. J5JG  OH ffliiUj, A'Jtl) AT FKIC'ES  AH RHASOKAIJIjE AS Itf   TUffi  CITIES JUST A3 GOOD AS  WOKK TOO.    IV   YOItJ HAVE  h.  ���������"liili  gT/cj.'sya  I  Oi^  DO.*���������  AT THiO  OFFICE OX SHORT XOTICE."  and Publisher  MISSION CITY, B. C  JOHN WILL HAVE THROUGH  TICKET IN BYLJ-KLJBCTION  Dewdney Conservatives Decide Not t<  Nominate   Candidate   Against   the  Minister of Agriculture and  Call  ways.  A.t a Conservative convention heli  at Port Coquitlam on Tuesday morn  ing, it was decided not to contest tin  byo-clection, but to permit Hon. John  Oliver, minister of Agriculture and  minister of B. C. Railways, to be returned unopposed. There had been  sonio thought of nominating Mr. W  J. Manson to contest the seat once  more, but the meeting decided a  gainst  that  course,  owing     to     tin  existent it -is better not to lay in a  winter's supply, as losses are sure to  result.  Farmers are cautioned that the attitude of consumers  will  eventually  result in  demanding' grading of potatoes thrown on his hands.     Diseased potatoes,  when boiled, still  make  good stock food, it should be remembered..    A letter or postal card addressed to the Publication Branch of  the Department   of Agriculture   will  bring by return mail all the required  information relating to  the growing  of  crops of potatoes  free  from  disease.  W **,#*, AUTO and  Vi EI  ..1 &..,-.  LES.  I>. E-UERY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders  Promptly Filled  Auto  For  Hire.  i  Give us a  call and you wilj  be used right every time.  ���������AISHOTSFOBD/U.  C.  M&ismussi j ^js j������wffigffiBifit^'jiti1^!|McaBBgs  ABBOTSFORD, B.C  Strictly first-class in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the best of-wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES.  $1.50  TO   $2.00  PER   DAY  ii i+i^c^ysA M<^i\4iiiMti 2  KKia.-zi'zanzvmM  A. J. HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORS  iva,  BUTCHER  Yes, ivia<  You have heard correctly. Lee is selling FLOUR at  Also a full line of Xmas Cooking Specialties.  Almond Paste. Candied cherries, etc.,  ^^^^^^^_      CALL AND SEE  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  HAviS THE FiiASEK VALLEY RECORD  ,   ���������      TO. YOUR FRIENDS.    $1.00 Per Year. ^'���������  .(Experimental Farms Note)  From the consumers' side, the  question of marketing' potatoes is of  of the greatest 'importance, especially so in years when the prices for  this commodity are advancing daily.  Tlie officers of the Experimental  Farms recently had an opportunity of  inspecting quantities of potatoes in  thc consumers' own cellars. The  potatoes had been purchased in the  ordinary way from small dealers. The  condition of the potatoes was most  unsatisfactory, in three cases the a-  amount of rot came up to 75 per  cent of the total quantity in storage.  This rot was the common Late  Blight rot, and was certainly present  when the potatoes were dug, and before shipping.  The consumer is helpless in such  cases, and rarely is there a way open, to  him  i'or compensation.       Nor  is the small dealer to blame.      The  blame  rests  entirely  with   the  ship  per and  the grower.    In order  that  such losses may be avoided and the  consumer be in a position to secure  for   his  good   money,   good   potatoes  (hat will keep over winter, it is nee  ossary for the growers, on their parti  (o exercise more care in digging, sorting   and   handling   potatoes.        Late  Blight is a preventable disease;   every farmer should know    this    fact,  since   the   Experimental   Farms   system, has made every effort to demonstrate on many farms in the country ������E3KMfcma^^  (.lie  effect  of  spraying,   with   results ������  showing the    production    of    sound  crops,   and   an   increase   in   yield   a-  mount to some 90 to 1.00 bushels per  acre.  The sale of inferior potatoes is  dishonest, if not illegal at the present moment. Farmers know from  their own experience that storage  rets cause great losses in their own  ceilars. It seems, however, the general practice to dispose of an infected  crop immediately and shift the losses from rot from the farmer to the  consumer. The latter, however, has  to pay the price of good potatoes.  In some instances, no doubt, the  consumer is to blame by storing potatoes (or other winter vegetables)  in too warm cellars. Potatoes and  similar vegetables must be stored in  a cool place. They cannot stand  frost, which causes a sweetish taste  in potatoes; but the temperature  above 4 0 degrees  conditions are non-  SEKT  rttttsss:mxtt3xr&yjtrvxr  Pork, Mutton, heel, Veal, Pc  and Balogna alwaj's on hand.  ���������k Sausages,   Wieners  Fish every Thursday  *-ii^.^;.i  ^*\,~.  I  iote!  A  in potatoes;     but   I    should never  rise  -���������'   "-^ta-F-    Where such c  Fanners' and Traveler  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modem  M.   MURPHY,   PROPRIET  HUNTINGDON,  B   C.  /���������"V  ^^w'^MaK^ascfflaikH


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