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 w  p  m  'A  i  'ti  %  ��������� 'J  VI i  4  r  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  5 v^J fl ' ������ ������* is I A * ^ "- Ui Vi*'������ 0" . ^r.Tn /J  Vor..'XVII., No. 6.  4BB0TSF0KD, B, C.   FK1DXY,   DEC.   20, 1918  'cnttt.-s.^A'ifi'.-o  $1.00 per Year  HAS the Reputation, for giving its customers the very  best wcrkniOMjjIiip and a tii'i.-it-clays service. We' lead and  others follow. Those who have dealt with us claim that  our expert, mechanic, Frank .'Brown, is the right man in  the right place.  We have added GASOLJNLQ, TiRES and OILS to.our  full line of Ford parts.  See 'he K. K. Auto Repair expert when you have any  car troubles. "  ���������  Seven passenger Cadillac FOR HIRE.  Farmers' Phone���������Ono abort, one lo?!g, one short  \\. C. I.oiiiv Distance���������������>(>. Residence Phone  Ridgedale Notes  Service will be. held in the Ridgedale Hall on Sunday, December the  22nd at 2:15, the Rev. Nanthrop of  Matsqui speaking'.  Will Beharrell is installing a lighting system. It is too bad the municipality wouldn't wake up and gat  juice for this district. It seems .very  strange with loaded wires running  through the municipality that they  cannot be tapped and utilized. !t  looks ast if we1 preferred darkness  rather than light, not because our  deeds are evil but because thero is  not enough life in the district for action.  Some ranchers have even gone to  the expense of wiring their buildings  in the hope that some day they might  be called up to service. Get busy  councillors and let us have some  light for  1919.  It would not hurt Matsqui to have  a real live council for 1919. With a  dead council and an ancient clerk it  'will always be hard to get modern  conveniences. Let us see to it that  the council we elect this year will be  open to receive into their make-up a  little necessity for more light, besides  electric light. The clerk should also  be a returned soldier and living in a  more central part of the municipality.  Gravel has been laid, carefully, on  the Machell road. Looks like some  doings!  A loaded Avagon was stalled this  week coming up the ferry landing.  The white frost on the road makes it  pretty tough going for the poor animals. Something ought to be done  to obliterate this trouble.  HELD MEETING  LAST THURSDAY  (Prom the Fraser Valley Record)  A meeting of the directors of  the Mission Agricultural Association was held last Thursday  evening. A satisfactory report  of the Fall Fair was given and  arrangements were made to  bring- certain matters that  would benefit the Association  before the annual meeting. The  elate of the meeting was set for  Wednesday, January 15th, 1919  The directors felt that greater  interest should be taken by the  public in the work of the Association.  Will all interested who are  not now members become members by the time of the annual  meeting and will all members  try to be present at the annual  meeting. It is very important  that all members be. present at  the annual meeting so that  there may be a full discussion  of the business of the Association. Let everyone give encouragement and help so that the  Fair of 1919 may be the best  yet.  Westminster is arranging for  a fair in 1919, would it not be  worth while to arrange for a  district exhibit worthy of this  community?  Canadians Caught in Act of Repairing  Belgium Bridge  PERSONALS  M UNICIPAL ELHCTIOiVS  Kl'ROPR   ASKS   FOK   MKAT'  "I see a real danger,'' said B. M.  Heide, secretary of the International  Live Stock Show. "Farmers throughout the country have been working  to raise grains. They have neglected their cattle. Now they pay the.  penalty.  "Europe is asking for meat; and  will continue to do so for a considerable time. South American cattle  raisers have lost stock through foot  and mouth diseases and drought. A  big demand for beef products is approaching���������how '.will it.be satisfied?  "The only remedy is for farmers  at once to turn their energies to raising more cattle. There is ample  grain to feed them and transportation facilities will probablyl be ade  quate for all immediate needs."  There is nothing doing yet in tlie  municipal elections in Mission City  and Mission Municipality. The date  of nomination is January 13th and  the election the Saturday following.  After the New Year things will begin to get lively. The present council are all likely to be in the running  again, and in Ward IV. B.-C. Cream  who lias been in "Vancouver, has returned and will run unless the weather gets cold. There are said to be  a number of other aspirants for councillor. Ex-Reeve Cade may take another try for tlie reeveship.  Three members of lite school board  are out and three new ones are to be  elected.  Over in Matsqui the. people are getting tired waiting for the light and  power to come in and the new reeve  and councillors will have to make a  promise or two in regard to this unless some of the ratepayers change  their mind.  . In    Sumas    Municipality      Reeve  Fooks will probably, be opposed    by  T. B. Straiton for the reveship.  You ought to visit the new store  in Abbotsford. Mr. Whitchelo has a  fine stock.  How would it be to have a picture  show in Abbotsford? Boost and it  might be gotten.  Mrs. Kerr and Miss Helen McCal-  lum spent last week and in Vancouver.  Mrs. Swift was a day in Vancouver  last week.  Air. and Mrs. Boyd -weio visitors, in.  Abbotsford on*Monday.  Mr. Whitchelo paid the coast a business trip this week.  Mr. J. King was in Abbotsford un  Sunday.  Mr. Miller, Snr., died on Monclav  alter &. short illness.  rI lie ladies aid was held at Hio  iranse on Wednesday; idl the officer^  were le-elected  Mrs. Frazer leli on Thursday morn  ing for Seattle and intends visiting  California  before  site returns.  Mrs Jack Clai1! was in Abbotsford  ci 1 Jiursday.  Miss Laxton nxrects to take Ui.s  G/.ien's room in tii'i school na\t y-cii.  Mr. John McPlies who is temporarily stationed at White Uock was at  home on Wednesday a,nd Thursday,  and Mr. J. McMurphy from White  Rock visited Huntingdon last week.  Mr. and Mrs. P. It. Peele were at  the coast on Thursday  Miss Teena McPhee is home for  the foot  ball  dance.  Mrs. Hollingworth lias arrived to  join her husband here.  Miss Nicholson of Chilliwack is in  Mr.   Whitchelo's store  The ladies aid of the Presby1eria:i  church cleared $1;*1 tit their bazaar  on Saturday. P/Irs. Thomas had charge  of the home cooking, ivlrs. Fraser and  Mrs. Kennedy of the sale ol work and  Mrs. Frazer and Mrs McMenemy of  the supper, Miss McRIastcr. of th-2  candy. A largo crowd was present  and everything was .sold.  Mrs. Alanson has been visiting Mrs  King, Mrs. King and Irvine relunrjd  to Vancouver with liur.  Mrs. Steffan is visiting her mother  Mrs.  Fraser.  Mrs. Brackonridge lias gone to her  daughter in California, so Mr. Thornton is alone again.  Mrs. Salt is visiting in Vancouver  this week.  Miss Hannam was tlie guest of Mrs  Winson in Huntingdon last week and  ously  elected   honorary  president.  The intentions were that the W. A.  were to have a whist drive on Friday night, but the iootball boys advertised theirs. A whist drive and  dance is lo be held on New Year eve  instead.  KKKP  VOUJ1 GOOD  EYE  UPE\, GIRLS  The other day tho daily papers had  in large headlines that 20,000 girls  were coming from tho old country,  some as wives of soldiers, some single  and some widows. As the troop train  passed through Mission City the other day one of the men said this was  quite wrong that it was 00,000, and  besides the wives of Canadian soldiers there were 29,000 widows and  young girls, all looking for good jobs  or happy homes. Their sisters had  made a great "hit" in marrying soldiers, and they had been told th&t  there were "just as good fish in the,  sea as ever were caught." Some of  these girls were trained in such jobs  as school teachers, telephone girls,  bank girls, stenographers, and store  clerks. Of course the Post, don't be  lisvo this but a word in time might  bo belter than procrastination. The  English girls who passed through  Mission today were pretty, and all  smiling. You ought to hear our reporter tell all about it.  Mr. Hollingworth of Mission City-  has purchased the Abbotsford garage  and contemplates running a first-  class establishment. He knows how  and just watch him during the next  low months. He has an excellent  stand and intends making the best of  it. lie intends to keep none but the  bf?st -workmen and have moderate  charges.  The schols are closed for the Xmas  holidays.  the  guest  of the  Misses  this  Some of tho Abbtosl'ord peopla intend to re-open the question of a high  school in our own town. This is the  proper place for a higli school.  There is to be a service at the Anglican church on Christinas Day in the  afternoon. The Christmas tree will  be decorated in the Masonic Hall  and an entertainment will be given  for the children with parents and  friends afternoon and evening. There'  will be gifts on the tree for the  scholars; tea and refreshments will  be given and a bag of candy for all  children.  The Women's Auxiliary held a business meeting on Monday afternoon  when Mrs.  P. R.t Peele was unanim-  WE HAVE   THE   MOST   COMPLETE  STOCK OF XMAS GOODS EVER SHOWN  IN ABBOTSFORD AT PRICES THAT IN  .MANY INSTANCES  ARE  LESS   THAN  WHOLESALE.  For the Ladies:  Silk Waists, Gloves, Silk Petticoats, Mufflers, Camisoles, Slippers, Bath Robes, etc.  For the Men:  Finest Silk Ties, Shirts, Sweaters, Caps,  Dress Gloves, Underwear, Boots, Slippers,  etc., Tobaccos and Cigars in fancy boxes.  For tlie Boys:  Sweaters, Boots, Caps, Ties, Gloves, Jack  Knives, Toys, Braces in fancy boxes.  For the Girls:  Mufflers, Gloves, Hoisery, etc.  ���������Toys of Every Description. Fancy Braces  Arm Bands, etc., in boxes.  Our GROCERIES are all FRESH  Come in and see what we have, whether you  buy;or not, you are most heartily welcome.  I want to met you anyway.  . J. R. WHITCHELO    -,  Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-19707  IIIIIIIHIIIIII'IIIHII Willi m  r~    PAGE FOUR  tr.   THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ra. j.j  rffi? ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every'Friday  J. A.BATES; Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1918  We wish our readers a Merry Christinas.  I.11 wishing'" each other a Merry Christmas  this year we can tlo so with reeling that a great  load'of grief has ,been partly lifted by the  close oMhe great war and that our boys are  coming home during the coming year, thus  0 ending' ihc -sulTerings of those who have been-  :   ligniing for freedom and for country.  "'Hm only regret in bidding each other to  jniuio merry is the great sorrow that some of  those who left our Canadian soil bright and  cheerv .are resting quietly on the battlefield,  ' but this is partly atoned for by the knowledge  that ���������fhey fought Ihc good fight bravely and  that it is through their efforts that we can  say to the living;- Rejoice! For it is Christinas  time.    The danger is past.  It took a great war and the return of the  soldiers to call attention to the fact that tho  church has been wanting in its duties, according to the sermon preached by Rev. Cooke-in-  \ anoouver on Sunday last.    There is certainly '  food  for thought in- the words expressed 'by-*  the Vancouver divine.   -It, may not appeal'to-'  a great many people, but what is now -being-  said, could be said for many years before-the-  ���������war.    Like all great organizations the .church-  should not get behind in its methods.    Many-  changes have taken place during .the past cen^  uirv 'but' the  church  remains  tlie  same  ap  parently.  few more such sermons would  do a lot of good.  But then' there are a great many things to-  be lighted and where" to; begin is. the import-;  ant question.    Some would begin    with' 4. the;  church; and some "would begin with the parliaments "of the country.    'How would;it.do,rto'  tackle both at once.    Fire all the members of  arliaraent and  elect new ones;   give all  the  ministers the walking ticket and induct new  preachers.    Then the great question would be  would we be any better off.    Can we get ideal  men?  -And what'is the right ideal?  While talking about ideals, .here is one for  you.to consider.    At London Laurier is reported as saying that the Germans were "one of  the noblest races in the world"    Then Attorney-General Farris is reported as saying 'in  Vancouver the other day,- 'it was just one year  to the clay since he had appeared before the  electors of Ward six.    He had on that occasion'.supported the Liberal candidate in the federal campaign.    Although he had   been,  told  then that he was not espousing the right cause  yet he had the courage of his convictions, and  ho believed that time had shown him to have-  been right' The federal candidate was a Laurie]- man, and," do you agree with Farris'- ideal  now?  Then Findlay's ideal was to get a good job  looking after the- fellow who wanted booze,  but after being on the job for a while he did  seemingly change his ideal and had spread  broadcast for' the public good or bad that  which he had been appointed, to guard, ,and  like a good fellow he paid his fine and has so  far remained mum. This goes to show .-that-a  good man is likely to change his ideal.  On the other hand when John Oliver hiked  up and down the Dewdney roads previous to  last election he said 'too much money had  been spent on the roads of Dewdney'. And  since he has been in office he has not. chnaged  his first impressions. Now we have in Dewdney Premier Oliver's ideal trunk'road. How do  you who travel in a*car like his ideal?  Then the President of the People's Prohibition Party in 13. C. was not so much for punishing the"fellow with the bottle, but he 'wanted the higher up.' The other day the higher  up was gotten, and Nelson said to John Oliver,  'there he is you get him good and plenty for  the Prohibition Party.' Now Iioav does -the ,1-  deal contained'therein suit?  Cherished ideals of happiness may be all  shot to pieces, and procrastination the thief of  time. For instance, we have the young soldier sailing away, leaving a blushing maiden  behind hoping for the day of his return. He  with others return 30,000 stronger, among  those being some 4,000 widows. The ideal of  figure happiness fades away.  Thus we might outline ideals, but none of  A.hr.m would seom to point to the road-of the  path of duty.  But if there is one road that opens out  straight and clear to the people in every one  of the Allied countries   it    is    the   highway  thrown up;broadened and made solid by sacri- .  fice'Of-'.the same-ki net as 'thai" "one supreme  sacrifice which" was offered .up long ago -to.  impart safety to all who choose Right instead  of Might as their guiding, principle, into the  building of this highway, has gone the most  precious material of earth; towards its making has gone the iinest .brainpower, the noblest, aspirations of which mankind is capable.  But neither brains alone nor a full realization  of the tremendous need of'the times, not the  ordinary brand of generosity and good will  have won this war. With ail or theue con trib-  u'ted in good measure, heaping and running-  over' the war would still have gone to Germany had it not been for the element of self-  sacrifice. This'linally gave life and vigour  and honourable victory to the efforts of the  Allies.  There came a dreadful day   last   summer  when the British army was told by Gen. Haig  that England stood with her back to the wall.  Up to that time had any true Britisher known  the real meaning of sacrifice?    Had he not ���������  secretly, held back some dear, dear thing with ,  which he personally could not part? Not until that time did'he realize that in England's '  hour of need her salvation depended on the  individual personal effort of each individual ''  soldier standing with,the back to the wall, his ,  face to the foe.and all that he- had, or ever,  hoped to.have given over completely.in sacrifice .for England, for honour,   for   humanity..  That act .of-supreme devotion put the lighting  touch-to this.-newroad -along which the Allies  must travel-an-the future.    That is, they must  travel;-they will travel, this highway if they  arei.worthy.of:������the sacrifice which   has   been  made-for them.,... Not- yot have the great mass  at home'even-grasped the meaning of the word  sacrince;---no.t.yet- have they realized the her-"  itage which, has'.come to them.    Not yet .do  they.realize that-from this day1 forth they .'belong to the world, to humanity,"to each other..  !"��������� Frequently during the -last, year   we   have  heard'?th'ose,.qualified to speak telling .of. the'  wonderful effects which war has wrought on  the men'.who., have helped .to .bring, about tliis---  peace which in grandeur and.awesomeness is  "deyohd ���������the'pow.er or man:to'"conceive.    Invariably those- same speakers have added, with all  the earnestness of which they were capable,  .the appeal:  "Be worthy of them!      You who  are at home strive to make yourselves worthy  of these men!"  Has any one made any conscious effort to  do this? When the knitting of socks and the  making of Red Cross supplies shall cease .can  any community���������even our own���������point to any  great advance in thinking and living? 'Has  the old 1913-structure been torn down or so remodelled as to be unrecognizable? Have people become broader and better in other lines  than those emergency ones growing out of the  war? What is the permanent output in higher living for the four years of war? Are we  ready, are- we worthy to journey on this great  highway built by magnificent storming of the  heights?  The answer to these vital questions is simple. Whatever steps we have taken looking  to the future journey on this great new highway mark us" as either worthy or unworthy of  the supreme sacrifice that has been made up to  date and the further sacrifice that is still due  from every one. Not for one moment can any  one be excused for.thinking that the signing  of the armstice in France by Germany means  an end to German endeavors and German attitude towards others. The German spirit is  by no means annihilated. It is only silent and  sulking1 because overcome by superior force.  German "agents, scattered throughout the  world have not signed the armstice. One of  the most.dangerous bits of work devolving on  the troops after an evacuation was known as  - "mopping up." Into every nook and cranny  the men were expected to go searhcing for the  Hun who was, too often, concealed for the  purpose of taking a Hun's advantage and ambushing our brave men. Many a man sealed  his sacrifice then and there.  ���������' Which are we most concerned 'with today,  the resumption of pre-war conditions of thinking and living and drifting���������let us be honest���������  or with fitting ourselves for the highest thinking, the most honest living that the world has'  ever known?  The question of "my" wrongs and "your"  usurped rights was the burning one upon  which women expended energy today; planning and working to do away with thai hateful "mine and thine" attitude and are they  marching in good order on that road which  was made for every one, the road which every''  one must help to keep in order, the road on  which all jTiust trvael who believe that this  was a war to defend Right. The new woman  of the last four years did wonders because she  worked for the common good. Is she planning  the same thing for the years after the armies  the  -are-disbanded and new eras open f    Has  signing of the armstice found our noble women  unprepared?    Has tha new woman appeared?  sssiaaitaaauassiiiBaaxtiastssissx  :g*cm������ocBEJi'maafTOBM5gflMMiMu.iiMi Murrtnr.^r  1  AfiV^\  Says   Don i Answe]  R is easier for the operator  to complete a telephone call  than ,to report "They do hot  answer. ' Be assured that the  operator is-trying hard to' do  her part and that her- effort  justifies full confidence and  consideration. ,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  *feTWJ Wo  *iLi! i n >L tH  =nwnj������  7-Acetylene -��������� =  We  ami  .Our up-to-date Machine Shop  and Welding Plant gives us the  advantage oi' mailing cliflieuli repairs on tlie pre mists, saving you  the expense and .delay by 'sending  to town. We weld metals of all  kinds. Bring your broken machinery to us, we will save you  money.  Our stock of Ford parts and accessories is large. We also ��������� sell  Chrevolet and Gray Dort gaskets,  Fan  Belis.  etc.  When  your car    goes  Don't    walk.      Ring    up  wrong.  Mission  . i:>i "CjB  iiidobank VAk.,      IVlisicii City       ���������  iilHli*!  n  %,'"i!ail|i;Ml!i,,ii"  ^S**S*+.*\S*^  afTflWIftllT 7r**^-***&J^*m&*-xierTrx������'2xr^  ANNOUN  f In,  MFNT  Tin-; 2'>:!v������"rt.:t;~ av.k now at work on  vv rifiley s  British Columbia Directory  IN FIVE MAIN SECTIONS  Compiled    and Printed    in    Uritisli Columbia���������Endorsed    by    B. C.    Government  Boards of Trado. MnruUactuivrs' Association and other bodies  UKITISn COLOMBIA YEAK HOOK���������One hundred pases of offluiul data, covering  Agriculture, Lauds Timber, Slinimr, Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Public  Works, prepared  by  the various  Departments. Tins section  "ill cover  fully tlie development in  IJrui.sli  Columbia.  GAZETTEER, deseribiiiK over 1SKK) cities, (owns, villasi-s and settlements wilh'n  fhe Province, showing location, d'wlsiii. a i "o:n larirer points, how reached  and by v.-hat lines, synopsis of lot.il n'MiK.e^f., population, elf.  ALPHABETICAL J>i:ii:cT.'ji:Y of nil bu-iinct.i and prol'u^huml men,, Ktirmcrs,  Stock Kiiisws, l'Yuil UioweiH, etc, in all  Iiivms and districts.  CLASSn-'IED DlItECTOKY of i'.lanufu-twn'.ivi, Retailers, Producers, Healers, and  Consumers, lisl'Jin all piuiiu.its li-otu tin- raw. material ' lo tin: lliimhed  article. '  TRADE NAAIES A NO. TRADE. MAKKS���������A list of popular trade imiiirH alphabetically. If you want to know the nianu fuel met or selling r-jjent. of u  trade-name article, look up this section. ' %  INCOKPOUATED 'CITIES���������-All nazi'tteer information In the Directory of the incorporated cities of the Province wiJl be prepared by either the City  Council or the i&otird of Trade, (lusi-eby oliiioai.  ADVERTISING BRITISH COLIBIUIA���������It is necessary to continue to udvertiHC  Uritish.'Columbia outside of the ^Province, i:i order that tourists and settlers  will continue to come. With tlds aim in . view, a copy of the Directory  ���������will be placed in lead.hu; Libraries ami SSoards of Trade llireiifvhout th-j  Canadian Prairies, Eastern Canada, the Un'-ii-d Slates and abroad. The  Directory will be used by prospeativf' to;:rlsfn and settlers as an otlk-iul  xulde of the Province.  , The Subscription  price of the 'Urcctory ia  $10.00.  express puid.  . WRIGLEY DIRECTOFuES, Ltd.  3.10-JH2 'MJKTIWPOLITAN   ItLD'.i. VVNCOTVEK  m THE ABBOTSFORD POST  i'Arii.j IHiljjiS  -*^-ji   .jrCTe^r^arss^wT'  \,z. :*."���������**������: **.\-ZB. >!.���������������. ������  i j������������r.w.js ���������w AMoranu*������3u'jn.u  ��������� On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper .advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when, the family is on an amusement jaunt. <; '  Supplementary advertising includes all- advertising  outside of newspaper advertising..  ��������� "  9  T  H. JONES  Kimeral Director  \filO\T   I'Oll    HKADSTONNS  ^cjsb Cn!!:'h"iCiio}j. Mission Git)   .rt,  ���������  j, y,-vBS1Wf!'.r-nru;i[uiiinniiiiii?i>):i'^i'i3iffiriMniiiri[iun1trLiiai[iiR.    .  J^O-     ��������� ' s^i^.-Ol^ ���������" ���������������������������o^  Vancouver  narfcei  ���������$���������  U;  oli.'.iJ...;.:     ,-   .-hll V, lug   '.IL.JIV!   ill.'iiVlly  ili>' J<,ii:.o shipping is in :'uil aw ins  Poial'o market si only fair. Very  few cars arriving. Dealers arc mu-y  picking over cars of spuds which  enow heavy loss from frost, and disease. We have made remark's Irani  time lo lime, through iheso report  in regard to (he false use of the word  '"Ashcrol't" on potato sacks.. It is a  fact that here in the city many dealers do not care one-half as much a-  bouf the qualify of the contents of a  sack of potatoes as they do about the  name on the sack. Our attention has  been recently brought to the fact  that one shipper is shipping "Genuine  Lillooet"   potatoes   from   Savona,   B.  U. In our opinion (his is not fair to  ihfi growers iii tiio Upper Lillooet  district. W'liilo potatoes in I his particular instance are good, the fact  .hal il. is more or 13ok misrepresentation canno.f be disputed.  I'rosoiit indications point to a very  slight advance in potato prices. Alberta markets have advanced and U.  S. reports show the market to be  steady. Tlie heavy loss in shrinkage  tins season will force up flic wholesale pi ices on good stock'.  (Jrowers would do well to see that  every sack of potatoes sent in weighs  101 pounds when leaving tlie farm  'I here are many growers, who pay no  attention'to the weight shipping their  produce in sugar, sacks and bran  sacks. It. might be slated here that  many ot the new grain sacks hold  only 0 0 lbs.  Our attention is .often called to  short weights. This week we found  an instance of a farmer charging the  dealer up with a veal calf, shipping  weight ISu lbs. The actual weight  was lsH'lbs. The shipper forgot  to deduct a C ft. plank he laid across  the calcs to hold the veal on.    An-  turkoys and 7u lbs tare. The weight  here was a;5u ins and Ij-I lbs tare,  j his shipper road the scalar, from the  back instead ot ti'oni (lies I rout, cluing  iug.'t'he 3n to' .:>o and. weighing Liu  do.mcs. lor the tare without the fops  which wore made of ixli s. J only  mention these two but we have scores  of such cases which we are caliod upon to adjust. 91) per cent., of'tliese  us u. due to carelessness on the part  ,.1 the shipper. A handful of cure-  iulncss on the part of the shipper--  would many a time save a lot ot��������� i 11-  tooling and trouble.  As market commissioner i would  advise the bleeding of poultry in spit'o  ul what experts may say.- The method of stretching the bird's neck and  thou allowing the blood to run back'  again into the body leaves .'the bird  jii a. condition thai, will only bring a  disappointing price to the shipper.  /  ������������ for $4.<L������  VAACOUVNH   JMjWOIttUTOItY  IS  ilEMAA' "AVL'ALLLVO"  The strongest indictment which  yet been presented against I he abominable conditions at Hie Roys', Industrial school af I'.oint Grey was made  .it, the assizes last week by the grand  jury. This is not the lirsf time a  -jrand jury, lias drawn attention to  ilie disgrace of allowing such conditions to continue, but there has been  iio such scathing denouncement before of the sanitary and other fail-  nigs of the institution. The jury used  che word "appalling," and- in addition to attacking the improper sanitary provisions and ihe lack of facilities for escape ot the inmates in case  before, they inveighed against the  before, which inveighed against the  character of the punishment cells.  The present government blames it  all on Bowser. Oh, Bowser! Thy iniquities are many according to the  Oliver government.  In receiving the presentment Mr.  Justice Murphy said he had no power in the matter himself, but" he  would forward it to the attorney-general, and  if such  conditions'" existed  As Christmas Gifts     (  iUY a War-Savings Stamp f<?r $4.00 and  affix it to space No. 1 of the Certificate  that will be given you: Fill in the  name ofthe one to whom you wish to make this Christmas Gift���������the most desirable of Gifts, for' it may well  mark the commencement of habits of Thriit, the  stepping stone to Success.  The Certificate  In offering your Rift you could say, "If you invest  your savings regularly in War-Savings Stamps,- you  will soon fill this certificate, which becomes Canada's  pledge to payyou $50 on the first day of 1924."  "With every 25 cents yon nave you can buy a THRIFT  Stamp, 16 of which on a "Thrift Card will be exchanged  for a W.-S. S."  An excellent investment fi& mnall   Yi^^mii  wings; and a strong incentive lo   I RfelflijK?  "An.  ' savings ; and a strong  every-day economy."  SIR. THOMAS WHITE  Minister of Finance  FOR SALE AT  Money:Order Post Offices,, Bcnl:s and  Wherever the W.-S.S sign is displayed.  OXK MILLION TO  UUILD HOUSES .IN  B.  Premier Oliver has received word  from the Dominion government that  TluVc Beats the Rain For Speed  Up  in  Merritt  they  have  already  ��������� ad  a  record  fall ot snow.     In  one  day   eight   inches   of  snow   fell  and  $25,000,000 has by order-in-couii'jil ; L|lC110xt along came a Chinook. .Cut  set aside for loaning to the various j up'in Golden-they can'beat that all  provinces  for a    National    Housing | l0 pieces.    It started    snowing    last  other shipper charged up 253  lbs ot'J chsy called for immediate correction.  Fighting   in  An open machine gun emplacement.  3cheme.  British Columbia has been assigned $1,100,000 as her portion of  the fund. To provide adequate administrative machinery toadmlster  this sum the provincial legislature  will-be expected to pass needed legislation at its next session, a step which  will be provided for by.tho government here.- .,  .  MATSQUI POTATOES  The prize" list and score card of  the Matsqui. Farmers' Institute potato competition contains the following names: 1st prize, 93 3-4 points  F. Coglan; 2nd 83 3-4 points, A. Ross  3rd, SS 3-4 points, J. 1. Israel; 4th  38 points, Phil Jackman; 5th'86 3-1  noints; E. White, Sr.; 86 points, Thos  Aish and til. White; S4 1-2 points, 0.  J. Phillips; 76 1-2 points, Richard  Owen; 7 3 3-4 points, Charles Pele-  kasa.   ���������  week and it has never let up. Now  they have about 48 inches of snow on  the level; Sometimes during tho  week if has fallen at the rate of an  inch an hour, and that is going a bit.  ���������^I*al������^>     ���������"*.���������  Rowoll  Is The Chairman  A committc will have charge of  tho housing fund. R. N. Rowell is  the chairman.' Other members aro  Senator. Robertson; A. K. McLean  and T. -A.  Crorar.  The-committee is authorized to  take up without delay with the several provinces the question ot theif  need for'additional", housing accommodation and the housing program'  thev have in  view.  OLD-TIMER LAID .VI1  REST  DYIIIXG TAX LEVIED  The Sumas municipal council passed a resolution last v/eek" authorizing a pro rata dyking tax on' all  gazetted roads protected by the Marshall dyking scheme. A resolutin  was also passed saying that the  council had no objection to a floodgate being put in at the junction of  the Vye road ditch and the Sumas  river; neither was there any objection to the raising of the road grades  to the height of the dyke, providing  the grades were reasonable. The fol-  clowing appropriations were made for  road work: $100 Straiton road, one  portion, and 50 loads of grnvel on  thin road south of the P.. C. 10. U.  $30 on Winson road; $100 on Do Lair  road: $150 on Clayburn-Strailon nl.  The public works department is lo  be asked to contribute n like amount  as the government is responsible for  part of this road. Also $75 on Boundary road,' Ward  I.  The funeral of tlie late Mrs. John  Mclvor took place on Friday last.  The deceased lady came to Now  Westminster 41 years ago from  Knock, in the Island of Lewis,-Ross-  shire, Scotland. She married the  late John Mclvor who settled at Ft.  Langley in  1854.  Toy Factory Is Actively At Work  There is a toy factory at Murray-  ville and it is busily at work. A  second returned soldier is now engaged and the wooden tables, chairs,  barrows, dolls' houses, bedsteads and  other delights of childhood are in  large demand.  People are always looking for  "Bargains." They decide these  thingsb est when they can read them  at home in the home paper.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES-OR,'INDIGESTION  "Pape's  Diapepsin"  neutralizes excessive acid   in  stomach,  relieving  dyspepsia,  heartburn  and  distress at once.  Turkish prisoners recently captured.  See how Charlie Chaplin gets even  with the "cooties" in his latest million dollar picture, "Shoulder Arms"  "Take those feet in" commands the  sergeant.  "In where?" asks Doughboy Charlie   Chaplin.    And  then  the  trouble |  begins in.  "Shoulder Arms", his  se  "cond million dollar picture.  Time it! In five- minutes all etora-  ach distress, due to acidity, will go.  No indigestion, hearlbiirn, sourness or  belching of gas or cnu'laUons of undigested food, no i dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.,  Pape's Diapepsin is noted for its  speed in regulating , upset ' stomach*.  It is the surest, quickest stomach sweetener in the whole world, and besides it  is harmless. Put an end to stomach  distress at once-by'getting a large fifty-  cent case of Pape's ^Diapepsin from any  dni" store. You realize in live minutes  how needles-! it is to suffer from ini)i-  'U j eestion. dyspepsia, or any stomach dis-  i_ j order caused by fermentation due to  excessive acids in stomach.  0t PAGE SIX  THE  ABBOTSFOnD  POST, .ABBOTSFORD,- B.  tr^^tfw ���������iiW'i  r jw twn'i'WiX'*  SIMPLIFYING THE  SEARCH FOR  m  gaunmaarasnnra  7-^ Hiil    MERCHANT    knows that every article in his  i p. j,    store is a bargain J.'or SOMEBODY���������for somebody  'M ''^"'^    who lives in h'is store-territory.  $! ��������� .  ]S The real estate operator and agent know that every  H pieV.e or property on their lists is a "bargain" for SOME-  *| ONE���������for someone who lives here, or hereabouts or comes  m ["rem the prairies.,   .  il The landlord knows that his tenantless-store or office,  m or house, or apartment is exactly what SOMEBODY is-  looking for���������somebody who MAY live   actually   in   the i  'M  neighborhood.  . The householder, with a furnished room to rent, y*-,  knows that to SOMEONE in town it would appeal as the ||  prettiest ,"one-room home" possible to find.  The owner of a "used but useful" article of value, no  longer personally needed, knows that, to SOMEBODY in  town  the chance  to  would be welcome.  buy  it a(. a reasonable  cash  price  For all of tlieso people, iidvoriising in thir, p.cvivs-  rjtper a fiords ibv, o:s!y pracUea-1 wsiy to find ilseir  csj^rciaS '������.'wnfoodies'-'���������to go into Use crowd and  l>ich out. unerringly,, the "rjg'hi j>e<  A\ 'UniUii 1.; fc|������rtlltiin|������������^������<M^  ^&^S^^S  vmat< tofirtnrff rrann \ar^5t&i**c*s������������atr. i������ltt   t2*i  !  M  fisaaf  HUGH CLAKK  ecretary of !(,he Militia  HAPPY HATZIC ITEMS  Mission  mcll  The- regular ''meeting of the  Mission council was held in the  council chambers on,, Saturday  afternoon last with all members  of the council present and the  reeve in 'the chair.  Minutes of previous meeting  read and accepted as read.  Correspondence received and  read from 0. M. .Hudson & Co.,  and Royal Columbian hospital  was on motion of Councillors  Thompson and Wren, received  and filed.  Knight-Thompson that the  T. Fussel's account for $40 be  paid.  Knight-Thompson that the  J. Johnson account for $9.90 be  allowed for work done on his  road last October.  And that he be paid $75 on  his contract as the councillor  had visited the road and found  over half of the work done satisfactorily  Knight-Thompson that A.  Barr be-authorized to gravel the  Cade-Ban* road from the Pern-  dale road to Barr's road not to  exceed $200;  That the bridge on the Trunk  road near Mr. Mussey's store be  repaired; also the bridge over  the Cardinall creek be repaired;  Alse the ditch on the Trunk  road at Steeihead to let the water over the road.  Report���������I beg -to report that  I looked over work done by the  following pathmasters: Mr. \V.  Watt on the Watt road; Mr Cat!  on the trunk road; Mr. O'NeiJ  on the Stave Lake road; Mr.  Topper on the ML Ann road;  Mr. Barr on the Ferudale and  Cade-Barr road and found the  work done satisfactorily. A. E.  Knight.  Knight-Thompson, that the  clerk be instructed to have the  $500 note discounted on the Can  adian. .Bank of Commerce paid.  Ki'iigl)i--Tjioiu,).son. that February 20th be the date set for  OLIVKit  IS ALWAYS  '���������   MOST   INQUISITIVE  Premier Oliver hns written a very  lengthy communication to Hon. Arthur ftleighen, minister of justice, giving- full details in connection v/ilh the  provincial government scheme to obtain lands for the soldier set*loment.  But before going further he wants to  know how the Dominion government  will assist the returned soldier to  sol lenient on the lands in question,  and under what conditions such aid  may be forthcoming and when it  might b-a expected.  Honest John states that the provincial government has surveyed 60,000  acres in the Stuart river district and  the whole area is to be reserved for  the poor soldier. He fails however  to state that there is no railway to  this land, as much good land has been  given to the Mennonites, aliens, a-  long the Grand Trunk where there is  a railway.  If you want to see the relation of  advertising to business take pattern  from the way the Victory Loan wa3  advertised in the papers.  third time.    The motions passed.  Knight-Thompson that J. A.  Barr be appointed returning officer for the coining election.  . Thompson-Knight, that the  following be appointed deputy  returning officers: A. C. Fisher  E. S. Richards, N. Thorpe, Grover Spencer, A. E. Campion and  Ohas. Hussev.  (From  tlie  Kr.-i.sur V.-tlley  Record)  Miss Maud McTaggart arriv-r  ed in 1-lafzic from the coast on  Monday night.  Pfe. R. O. Fisher of Vancouver spent the week-end here.  Mr. Jack McEwen, who has  been residing at Scott, Sask.,for  the past two years arrived in  l-latzic on Saturday and will  remain here for the winter.  Mr. I-]. Brealey is visiting -at  the coast-  Miss Creelman was a passenger to the coast on Friday.  After a short holiday in Vancouver, Mr. A. Campbell is back  on the ranch again.  Mrs. W. H. Stratton and Miss  Brown returned to Hatzic on  Friday evening.  One of Hatzic young men  went to Vancouver on Thursday and returned home that  night with a bride. Elderly,  bachelors remarked"This looks  easy!" One returned home on  Friday night with a bird in a  cage. That beats two in the  bush. Watch- the incoming  trains as several are going to  town in Christmas week.  Mr. J. A. Barr spent a few  days in Vancouver last week.  A Christmas tree entertainment and supper under the auspices of the Hatzic Union Sunday School will be held in the  hall here on the night of December 27th. An excellent time  is assured for all.  Dennis, the youngest son of  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hitch is  seriously ill.  The bazaar and sale of work  held at Hicklings on Thursday  afternoon was a decided success  An elaborate and beautiful display of needle-work, centre  pieces, cushion covers and what  nets were on sale. Lady fingers and pork pies were sold.  Ladies hats and pigs were raffled. In short everything or  anything to fill the Christmas  13 strata  -r  Uriit Ifeta fur  W*J  ���������4"'-������    "'���������  '������������*. a '���������  ^  Mvifi  A ���������Matrix &hmtwm fl^Of  License  No.  8-28338  ���������c^ntK enrr*  Grocer   and  License   No.   5-10S8  BaKer  b'^f^y^^^gj^g^y?"**"' '"^^^p'^'?'*-'*'^^^  ���������&  , ft,SKjj5jwagKa������ttfi^  ee me now about that Insurance  o  '���������  A ik  I have a large and'spk-r.������.ul  Raspberry Uines for f'.ak; ;.t low  Finest quality.  supp'.v  of  rites.-  is'  '  ���������^Sfessrsi  jf   f*   y  Abboisiord  .Ml MM       ttTiJ JHMU.I-JK  ii. id      A   A  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly;' Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.  MURPHY,   PROPRIETCr;  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  gj^aKtaagguMaetauai  *...���������. :*.>���������������  holding the court of: revision of  ' the assessment for 1!)19.  Clark-Wren that the clerk be  instructed to write the Land  Registry office and get a certificate of encumbrance for the ten  a ores being S.VV. corner of S.  E. 1-4 of Section 25 Township  14. enclosing fee of $1.00.  Clark-Wren that the mimici-  ciyal I'ylaw No. SO be read and  Clark-Wren, that the follow- j stocking from a dear little pus-  iug places be named for poll ing! sy cat to non-ruminant; pachy-  :at. the coming election:  Hatzic dc:rms was sold at Hicklings on  Hall, Eerndale School, Council  Room, Siiverdale Hail, F. Spencer's House, Stave Falls School  and Steeihead store.  Tenders were received for  the clearing of the Mission cemetery site were opened.  Clark-Wren that C. McKib-  !>on be awarded the contract for  clearing Mission cemetery site  \s per specification No. 1 as per  lis fender. -  Thompson-Knight that James  McPherson Thompson be a-  warded the contract for clearing Mission cemetery site as per  specification No. 2 at $75.00.  The accounts were then passed.  Thr>  <���������  i'.Cl  1   <K  m adjourned.  passed for the first, second andjeo  i o.i lowing  i !;C  ic-  Tliuisday. A jitney service between Mission City and Hatzic  was in operation for the occasion. The total proceeds a-  moimted to $300.00 and wil.be  divided between the various  war funds.  About fifty couples were present at the dance on Friday evening. Music was provided ,by  the Mackness orchestra.  Flight-cadet Desmond Catch-  pole has returned home from  Toronto where he has been in  training.  Clark Morrison has been  spending a week at the coast.  Masters' Horace and Wallace  McTaggart are spending their  holidays at White Cottage.  ABBOTSFORD   DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  '������������������ -        ~ .. ..    -.���������"-.  -.I.'.. .">���������'���������"���������'*."���������"'"���������    ,     **"7;  * '���������"     ,   -T--, ��������� '.!*,'   ' '    "!*""7T"' ���������-,  President, Flope Alanson   Secretary, N. Rill  of Abbotsford, C. C.  ^  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regard mg manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  ���������:'Or information regarding the farm and fruit lands.of  fe district, and indut-iries a]readv~es1?ablishedv .  ;t^n:  Brwa7gaar<wr������nriWirrt������M������irmtiinin-w*ff^^  lUTTER WRAPPERS  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  i'BMK J������W������W5BW Vy&ESESGl  J;u1a:o Clement found no v/ork for   ^^^v,^^.,,..:.>^..,^^.,  hi'.n at Vernon lor (.ho recent asBizes. '  m  M  ij'wi  ? oil  m  rt\ /iff  ii/'l!|  f l������[  m  f" >. r  m  m  u  m  f,i\'i  m  m  ���������������.ii  .^j't^imj^iil^ci^S^SKRaiitai  ������������2*-K3

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