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 i' ��������� * i>    - "*' -.  - '<*;  t   ���������  * tr-***"     -A'fr   '  *?���������  <*>*-  *  ���������",  :With;-^hid|i:is'(incorpora^d--MThe Huntingdon Star"  =5?  3S55  ���������si  aResasaeae  SfflK  -esse  f  VOL. XIX,  Ncu7 -   , ^  V>V->i."-;- J.<,A :";,;;;   \BBOtSFQfiD^fc^HRlDAY, DEC. 26.. 1919  ��������� '���������~~������������������������������      "      II    l"������M���������na������������������wmL 1      **������������������qJM���������  I    I i  -    I     i    il   I I hiimi.iii.iM*I       '     II "ISSmmmmmt      I -������������������������������������������������-������������������������.^^S^S^  8-  $1:00 PER   YEAR-  PHONES: b. .0.-^-36"'   Farmers' s-     Ret-ldcnce 19M ,, ,  * ���������* ' "i J' f *������     , ' ^  AUTOMOBILE   REPAIRS. and   ACCESSORIES' . -*.  ���������* w - ������������������  i   i. - .      - ��������� rt.  ,_  . CARS  FOR niRE, DAY OR NlflnT .     \v  fir  THE POPLAR SCH*)df7"'>     rr,  /   ENTERTA^NJvrENT A SUCCESS  ������,-*"-    ���������'  ���������"-  \~v" ** ������,:fi*& ��������� ���������    '  -..' Probably.5 one'-ofvSlie most -success-  ful entertainmentsj&ver -staged'in .the  Poplar.^School" wag^that rendered by  WHERE IS POPLAR  }  -'���������sSf.  Lest some.of your readers do not*  know where Poplar lies h may add it  adjoins-the thriving town .-of Abbots?  and   is   that   part   of   Matsqui  AMIENS*f FARM ACCOMMODATES '  - '':'\   ABOUT PIETY  STUDENTS  ford  the scholars .on F#iay evening last,   south,to the international"Boundary  <   . . - ,.   Q. SPRING, Manager       N  ���������  EXPERT MECHANICS & CAREFUL DRIVERS  ** * ������J , ^   ' ���������- ������*-  .<���������>������.���������  We handle���������-Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Tires, Gasoline and Oils.  .  Genuine Ford Parts and all-Kinds of Repairs.  OVERLAND AGENCY'AND SERVICE-STATION  sara  .MATSQUI ASKED TO  IMPROVE   THE  HIGHWAYS  ������fi^-  Inactivity on the part of .the 'com-  .pany organized In 1912'to* supply the  residents pt Matsqui.Prairie with w^  ter was the cause of la' bylaw "being"'  cancelled atthe;mee'ting",on the-2 3rd  of the municipal-council, which-gayev  the concern *righls,and privileges over  , roads arid property owrled by -the municipality.,' In. the cancelling.of this-  -bylaw it was made-plain"by:those fa-  - thering"-the -move "that 'should the'  company over again take up, the mat-  ,ter. of sup'p!ying������water to prairie -residents,'it would* probably-raoeive" ev-  , ery consideration from" the   existing  TEACHERS RESIGN  i,zr '��������� ���������"������"���������-  ^oimc^i^sffin^re^  -ered-in,the-bylaw *and this was^main--  '- ly therreason^6f-'its' cancellation  Councillor Phinney '^w'as ' granted,  an appropriation of, $200' for work  improving the Matsqui road. and  also $100 for repairs to the Home-  view Road. Councillor Keay was  authorized to secure two scows* of  gravel for .work on the Page and  Fore roads.  Mr. J> B. Murray, inspector of pos-  t al service, in Vancouver, wrote the  council complaining of the condition  of the roads in Matsqui traversed by  the carrier on No. 1 .route out of  Huntingdon. Mr. Murray will be informed that at this time of the year  it is almost impossible for the council  to maintam all roads in good repair,  especially following the recent hard  frosta. The hauling of gravel to fill  in the bad spots in the road complained1 of, would damage.,, the existing road far more than if it were left  alone.  Mr. R. Baird, inspector of municipalities, Victoria, wrote the council  informing them that before any money bylaws are ratified by tjie electorate and council, they should be submitted to Victoria for approval and  also to locate possible errors in same  which may mean trouble in the future. Matsqui having no bonded indebtedness, and also having no intention of assuming such burden, is not  interested in this connection.  The Health Insurance commission  In a letter asked for suggestions in  the matter of Mothers' Pensions, Maternity Insurance, Health Insurance  and Public "Health Nursing.  Councillor Phinney was appointed  as delegates from the council to meet  the Women's Institute of Clayburn  in re-sppct to the new cemetery at St.  Nicholas. The ladies of this organ-���������  zation has interested themselves- in  the project to the extent that a fence  will be, erected around the cemetery  will probably receive attention from  the  incoming, council.  '��������� Both*, teachers at the Huntingdon  school have severed their*connection  Mis Rogers leaving for Sardis, 'where  she-assumes the principalship of the  school there, while Miss G. Franklin  is returning to her home. Both have  made" good with the institution, and  general regret is expressed at their  determination to resign. Miss Hand  has secured a transfer from the Mus-  selwhite school to the second room at  Huntingdon. It is understood that  the grounds are to be graded and a  fence: erected around the building  The residents would like to see the  buildinfir-_*wired^or.^Blp.ctricity���������lin-*���������--  it' being the ahnuai*,Xmas entertain-  ment? A specials platform- ha'd^been-  erected for,the occasion with curtains'  and .footlights c&m'plete^and lavishly  decorated'with".national flags arid evergreens. Music-s^as provided and  under the able management and direction of the DuricajKBros.  Promptly at 8 p.m. Sergeant John  Atkin, the chairman'-announced" the  opening. Froni tlijs time on\until  the-singing of the National "Anthem  the interest of the.large audience was  slosely held by the^pupils, under the  direction of the teacher Miss M. Sten-  Line.    It  is  only  a . fewjjyears ago  when-it was reached, by blazed trails  then fthe-najtural home of'the owl and  the bat.,' NoJlessHhan, nine returned  .* *      "^ *       . '. *<���������<./��������� ��������� -,*-'.-^; - %  soldiers have.purchased 4and,^:many:  of them former   army'.J'ofil'cersV���������one  was a captain, three were lieutenants,  one -J3ergeanr^ one sailor and three  privates. '    Some are married; some  engaged arid some. haVe'. Jloved'J'arid  ^ost,' but Jive in hope. Some of them  are going for sheep raising, some for  goats,'rabbits and., beets, others -for  fruit and small fruits. "~r"''     '.    ,,  There are hundreds of .acres, lying  srson of Matsqui,. who    during    her ,idle here 5et������all,, logged 'off .by,the  term has. endeared herself to" the pupils and parents.    ?-  Many a parent- present was filled  with pride and jqy-to���������see their offspring going through the (intricate  working out of a drill or performing  alone. Songs, speeches, recitations  and dialogues were jeautifully given.  There was not'a-discordant note" in  be .held there. \ ;,' -.'---��������� C-^'*'"V;  / _-At a: general meeting of the Huntingdon lelephone Company, held last  week it was decided to raise the  monthly dues 25 per cent. This is  on account of an increase in operating expeiH"3. An additional 25 percent will be added to all hills, if the  account is not paid by tho lf>Ui ol  each month.  Several pew lines will be constructed in the near future to meet increasing business.  all -the ^items'-'were-'i^end'ered- almost,  perfectly-and-in some .cases with.'rare  Abbotsford Timbef^and .Trading .co..  but-lots of stumps for the soldier settlers to wrestle with. r"C;jr*.  ",.,There is need of cheap "powder for  the settlors'to blast out. tries? stumps  and should be f,i/vn to ,'soldier-fit-  tiers at coat price. Itvdoes not seem  just the right thing that these men  should be placed on the land to make  homes and have to ��������� pay^bish���������i������fS������oa-  iA/r*- otie^oi."vs.^ '.���������������yo<,"-rimporiant re-.  quirements-���������stumping      powder^rin  the clearing of their, land, for if^they-  are all "successful in    making    good  WOMEN'S INSTITUTE  FOR MT. LEHMAN  THE LAST MEETING  OF THE OLD COUNCIL  The last meeting of the present  council will be held on Monday! January 19th, after which the . 1920  council will take charge of "affairs.  A meeting was held at Mt. .Lehman  on the 23rd but- was not very exciting. It is tho last meeting before  the elections on the 17th.  Notices Lave been sent out by Miss  Ruth Owen calling attention to the  inaugural meeting of the Mt. Lehman  Women's Institute, which is to he  held in .Orange Hall on Wednesday  January 14th. ' Organization will "be  effected on that date and officers elected.  , Messrs C. F. and C. II. Johnson,  who recently took over 70 acres on  the Mt* Lehman road, have erected a  comfortable dwelling on theproperty  together with cow barns and hog  pens. A line fence is being erected  infront of the property. They expect  to have several acres ready for planting by the spring, having laid in a  supply of explosives to remove some  giant stumps.  ability, reVealing evidence of great |homes fQr themselves it mean8 much  nains and care in the,training by the tQ thta digtrict Md th& whole proy_  teacher. ^ in(,^    If tIirougll  the lack    of    the  As the last item on the programme lack .of cheap stUmping powder the  was rendered Capt. W. S. Hill-Tout I clearing of the land is prolonged or  (of the flying corps) in 'a few well j any one of the new settlers become  chosen words moved a hearty vote of { discouraged the whole province is the  loser.  These new settlers are all now imbued with that progressive spirit and  indomitable energy and indefatigable  efforts, anticipating happy homes and  voiced   tho   sentiments  of  tho   large j Httle garrtenB of Eden and they cer-  thanks, eulogizing thet _ eachor and  ���������expressing admiration and pleasure  at the very able and masterly way  each of the pupils had performed the  part allotred to them, which speech  " Eeverything is in readiness at the  Amiens , Farm  for  thevreception' of  fifty farmer students who will invads  the municipality on January'?-for.the '  purpose.;:of',  commencing-^9--three'  mpnths'' course -.in - farining  -at_,   the  scho'ol reeently-'������3t^blijshed by. the Sol_;  dier-Settlement Board: An'additional'  .fifty, students -will be: accommodated  .on "February:'-l,,**when it is'expected  that' the" ^dormitories ,'and " dining���������"  rooms  will  be: of; .suflicient sfze-.to,,  handle, these forniier^-veteraris of-the'  C.  E.   F:    At~ the .present time the  farm is,being managed -by.Capt." W.  A. Edwards who fills the role'of quar-  termaster, hut by the 'first of- the year' '  it is expected that Capt.'Ramsay will  assume chiarge.    Since the taking ov- '  er'of the farm formerly known as the .  Hygienic Dairy���������a social'li'as-been-held '  under, the ausjpices of the students  and *o"fflcers,-.residents of the neigh-,*  boring    settlements     attending    as  gU'|*3ts.    It is planned to hold similar'  event s of this kind throughout the'  winter while the Y. M\ C..A.(has ar*- "  ranged to give a series of lectures,^etc  to the^ boys. -   ,  ' -The few student! who are at pres-  tran'sterredfrb'm.the *- Dominion Ex-"  permentsfrlFarm at    Agassiz    which  had- been rsed up 'to the present for  the*purpose of a training farm..  audience and was greeted with prolonged applause.  The bells of Santa Claus then rang,  exclamations of pleasure and shouts  of joy were heard as each of the little  folk received exquisitely beautiful  ind substantial, presents from his  hands.  Deep patriotic fervor was noticeable in the hearty singing of "God  Save the King," which closed a most  enjoyable evening.  MATSQUI. LOSES TWO TEACHERS  SCOTCH CONCERT AND DANCE  A Scotch concert and danve will be  given In the Masonic Hall on Wednesday, December 31, when a good  time is promised to all who attend.  The concert starts at 8 p.m. .prompt  and the refreshments and dance will  c.qn.e later. They advertise In this  issue-that al! will be welcome.  This '.concert, has been advertised  for some time and those having it in  chargo premise, that it will, bo up to  the expectations of the most fastidious-���������both the concert and the dancv  And of.' course the refreshments will  be of oho very best.  It is sometime since a Scotch concert has been given in Abbotsfor-J,  and for that reason should be well attended.  Mr. Thorne of Vancouver has taken the place of Miss Dorothy Parton  at the Royal Bank. It is hoped that  Miss Parton will soon be able to assume her post again.  At a rccpnt meeting of the Matsqui  school board the resignation of Miss  Mary Vandervorgt and Miss Zelia  Mnnning. teachers iu the grade  --.cuools, were accepted with regrel  The necessity of playsheds being  nrected at the Clayburn, Mount I.fn-  inau and Glenmoro schools was discussed, tlite being left to the l!/'20  &chol hoard to act upon.  Resident!' of Clayburn who-rendered valuable assistance in extinguishing a iire discovered in llio  wod shed'of. the Clayburn school will  bet hanked by letter. c  Teachers' salaries were'discussed  following the resignation of th?. a-  bove ���������mentioned teachers, and it was  'decided to write to Victoria asking  Ihe education authorities for a schedule of sa.aH.eK .for guidance. 'Kailin?,'  this, iliKuif.paitniont is asked to advise the I oard of the average of sa'-  .irie's paid ih lural municipalitie'; cf  Fraser "'���������'alley.  Th<- janitor of the Matsqui school  vill be asked to start the furuace At  7: 30 o'clock each morning. This fol-  ''���������y.*3 a complaint of poor heating in  ���������the building during the recent cold  apcJl.. Storm windows will be placed  in the Mount Lehman school.  tainly should be helped along and old  time settlors will tell you that cheap  stumping powder is the best antidote  for discouragement in clearing the  land that it is possible for the govern  men I to give. There are thousands  of acres here still in their natural  state, and this fertile land should be  put under cultivation.  All  these men  may  not have  the  sticktoitiveness of our old friend Mr.  DANCING GOOD BYE TO 1920  The Gnaat War Veterans are going  to make things lively by dancing the  old year out and the new year in at  the Alexandria Hall. Last year they  planned to have a good time this  year and now that the rooms are completed and handy to the hall it is likely there will be a large number of  visiting Comrades who will take advantage of making up for the past  Christmasses that were probably very  dull and lonesome in France.  There will be good music and a gen  eral good time is promised.  Wm. Higginson who settled here a-  bout thirty years ago and has now  been successful. But these men cannot afford to wait even a score of  years now to bring the land under  cultivation, so encourage them with  cheap stumping powder.  prosperity of  year continue  go with our cust-  Dressmaking,   flue  and   plain sewing by a capable and qualified  dressmaker.���������-Inquire   at/ Dry Goods Department.  B.  C.  Phone,  4  Farmers" Phone  1007  M  I*  r*% ���������"*���������*.<������* THE ABBOTSFORD POST  "���������fitt-*** "������������������"J"?-} ������  -Z.^3ZZ������.  THE, ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Thursday  J. A. Bates; Editor and Proprietor  1/ill DA V,. DEC 15MBER 26,  1919  We wish our readers a happy prosperous New, Year.  a plebiscite,' however, cannot' take  place without considerable preparation, which, will ta'kc time. It Ii.  not. unlikely that a special voters' lisi  may have to be prepared..There will  in short, be various causes of delay.  Ail things considered, therefore, it  would- scorn to bo a not unreasonable-  No matter what one's opinion  estimate to say  that twelve  months  ( Krom iho Eraser Valley Record)  The school question;���������the dismissal  cf Principal Moore���������is one that is at  .the p-esei.t time causing considerable  comment  in   the  townsite  in  partic  ular.  of the principal may bo, either, personally or as regards-to the school  management, all must come lo the  conclusion that, he as well as all other  'individuals in I his world, is entitled  to at'"least a square . deal���������British  rights aud fairplay! From the way  ,we have sis-.ed  up the matter wo do  mm.^i..,.*rrrmr~~���������<���������MmcrjxrizM     ������.-iOT-jr^r������B3aBaa^m3t^gmgtMag!VB������aaaiins  BMWtfWIRIWMJ UM������<ll.m������  Dr.G.A.Rollafdl  Dentist  will elapse before importation can be  stopped.  ��������� This p'rer;umes, of course, that the  referendum will show a majority in  favor of strictness. But on this point  everybody will be entitled to one  guess, which he will'deposit in the  ballot box when the time comes  not believe he has had either British Prudent persons, profiting by exper-  fairplay or British right's meted out ience, will stock their cellars so a:-  to him. We may bo wrong and are to be prepared for a long siege,  o conviction that ' Mr.    Moore ' ... ���������,, ���������^~.,������m~-  open  has boon fairly dealt with.    We be-  .  lieve. it is up to the trustees to explain the    matter    publicly.      .These  -. things get worse sometimes by.repetition and perhaps an explanation by  the* :m.embers of the board would be  convincing- that they .had done their  ��������� duty and that "it was for the good  of the school and the community.1'  -,One matter, however, that we are  ' convinced  cf   is   that  the   boys -and  ��������� girls who arc to write at the Entrance examination next summer will  be tlie sufferers. Changing teachers  in the middle; of the year does not  tend towards the very best work for  at least a part of the term���������until  such time as pupils and teacher get  'acquainted with* and accustomed, to  onch othf.i. In saying this we do not  ���������wis!; to cast any reflection on the now  'principal for we believe him to bo a  scholarly man and an experienced  teacher, but no matter how good it  will take time to get the educational  machinery working harmoniously, es-  - - - -   ���������      *" ���������     --J**    ** "*       .-��������� ., i ���������*���������: ������fc-**--��������� ������������������������������������ .  _.  the former principal and tlie'"'s"*uper-  vision oi'-the whole school in-his care'.  ��������� 47 pupils to "teach-and the'supervision of the other rooms is too much,of  an" undertaking  for one  principal'.  Of course four of the .trustees go  out bf office and so far as we-have  heard none intend to seek office again  then the burden of all blame will be  shouldered on one trustee���������poor fellow,al. the same salary as he got last  year he will find his reward in cold  hard cash is not worth the game. And  if he were a wise fellow we believe  h_> also would resign, thus making  the way clear for a new board' to  accept the responsibilities and errors  of the past year.  Now that a new secretary has to be  aproii:te-d for tho next, year's board,  a:*,d one without previous experience  it iu;s been suggested that as a fair  y'ary lias been attached to it that  <-*.; mcone outside of the board be ap-  prinicd as'seCretary. thus relieving  any member of (.ho board from the  tedious work of clerical duties.  It might be a good method to try  for ono year at least.  The Vancouver Sun, says the the  Kamloops "Standard-Sentinel,, at the.  last provincial election did more, u*-  its contiuous attacks upon Mr. Mc-  Brida and Mr. Bowser and their administrations, to defeat the Bowser  regime, than all other factors combined. It was bitter in its denunciations, as persistent on the trail of  the 'Conservative p������.rty as the hell  hounds of Baskerville. Unfair, uncompromising, and with victory won  and Brewster* as premier, no paper  was ever more disgustingly haughty  and purse-proud in its gloatings and  crowing. There has been some change  in'the management since that particular time, yet the Sun is a Liberal  newspaper, but intelligent enough to  be independent along certain linos  it is loyal, but not servile, and -con-  secfuently when it disagrees with the  action" of the'present government, it  dees not hesitate to express itself.  During the past two weeks there has'  I been'a chasm-'of coolness between Mr  .Oliver: and .'.Farris"the Prou'l 's>������*->om���������������������������  TSined against thcTis-a*.-./-'-'Premier Oliver, whom, it is said,- lives in>a house  with many, glass windows, has written a letter bitterly condemning the  Sun in. its management. Naturally  the Sun has replied, but in a quiet  way, showing no spleen or contempt,  and winds up with saysing: "The Sun  will continue its policy of dealing  fearlessly and fairly with all public  questions and has no hesitation in informing the premier that the day of  government by the methods he has a-  dopted, has long since passed away.  430 HASTINGS Street, \V.  (Over  C.l'.K.  Tick.' &'*Tl'1.   OiIi.:u3)  VANCouvicK    ;������������������*--     ' H.C.  It is alwji.va well to write or, phone,  for  appointments  LDASHWOOD-JONES  BARRISTER  and   SOJJUITOIt  309 Rog-ers IJldg. Vancouver  Ccun-jcl, J. Milton Price.  iLa  f^i  JL>  M������  "g1"*^  VJ->*frfliimmHni���������mimfl:iiK,''.-j^  w *^<'*-- **,������)  ���������J. H. 'JONES *  Funeral   Director-  AGENT   FOR   HHAlJSTPNES  Phone Connection.fission City  S^jij-^ni.T**'''!*'"'^^  Can yyy. use the Long Distance Telephone between 7,  p.m. ;:.::<! <: ;:. m.?    If so, you can talk i'or three times the  day ;"ji'iotl for the same cost.    Special rates obtain during  the evening hours, and.besides-you will get prompter service, because the lines are less congested.  ��������� R(-rineiri her,appointments can be made for any pavticulcv  time i'or Long Distance calls.' We'will have your party  ready at any hour you wish. ���������    ������������������  L  UUTISI1 COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co,  Limited  *M-v<Mnni arrm^;  n Hunnxaraw m wwn .T'va  -sS. <sic? i>y<  SEALED TENDERS addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for protective works at Nicomen  sland, B. C." will be received a I. this (  ollice  until!- o'clock  noon,   Wedne.s-  'ay, January 7, 10,20, I'or the. construction of a dam, embankment and  three groynes at Nicomen Island,  Eraser River, District of-Now Westminster,  13.  C.  Plans and for,nis of contract can brr  seen and specifications --and forms of  Lender obtained at this Department  at the offices of the- District Engineers at Victoria, B. "'C; * New. Westminster, B. C.; and at the Post Offices, Vancouver, 13. C.; and -Derocln*-,  ,D. C.     '  Tenders v.ill not be considered un-  VOU  CAN   AVOID  .OPERATIONS  and   (Jail   .Stones  ..Mur.m>:a.   -  l.iOl(,-l".  tronl-  l'*or     Appondicilis ���������  through I ho use   ol  medicine recognized     a.s far  safer than operations.    $;"-.."<0  'men!..  Solo   iMhwMit'nrdirc'-K  m;is, f;{���������:(>. s. almas  I    tt|i   Avenue,   Norlb,'SasJ'titooon  Win: Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live \  Stock   Specialist. 6'  2-'i years anions* lhf> Sl'K'kinen of  tin; I'Yasor Valley. Ant fnmihir  uii.li l.ho (lill'iM'C'.nt, breeds of live,  stock ;md l,iieir values. 3  Address   all   communications    to j  Mux \'A Chilliwack, li.'O" . j  OBSZ^X-tf^.WU33SSXSSaSBKS47i  mW*3TXiXi������ZZZSlXZ  k ���������&. iJ. fi *Vrf? &~& ������-j  fntmMWJ   XT-r-^illf-ieaM^-WHify!  When the srfioke_ol' the Provincial Poultry Sin  lias cleared, L-ra.dwell's Reds will be i'ouiui right  )\v Rattle  rii  the  An air of joyous anticipation is  quite perceptible among a large percentage of our citizens. They see just  in front of them the day when it will  n-j longer be necessary to produce an  imuginrtry ailment and a five-dollar  bill in order to get a drink, says ihe  Vancouver morning daily.  W'iio'.lic-r the new order of things is  to be permanent, ��������� is I'or the legislature and the electors to say. But  in any eycnt.it will probably last for  a I. least a year, which is far enough  to look ahead.  'Without doubt, the people of Bri-  t;f.-!i Columbia will presently be asked' to say whether they want a legally bone-dry. system, or    prefer    to  Treatment of Seed Potatoes  .    .  Do riot use seed from    a    field  known  to have been  badly attacker!  by some disease.  2.  Discard all cut, broken, or brute  ed   tubers.  - 3. Baioro cutting, soak them 'in  either fa) Corrosive sublimate solution, 2 oz;?. an 25 gallons of water,  for four.hours; N. B. Corrosive sublimate is a deadly poison, or (b^  Formalin solution, i pint in 30 gallons of water, for two hours.  4. When cutting tubers, keep a  jar of formalin at hand with a spare  knife in it and, when a tuber is cut  which shows any discoloration, discard it, drop tho knife into the jar,  and use tin other one for the no.vs.  tuber.  f>. Doii not plant potatoes in a wet  undrained soil, for such soil furnishes  conditions favourable to many diseases.  ���������Storage.Conditions  See that the potatoes are thoroughly ripened,and exorcise the great  est of care to avoid any injury to  the tuber. -  Keep the temperature of the store  room about 3G degrees, E. Potatoes  freeze at. 2C to 28 degrees, E., and  freezing must be avoided.  There should be ample ventilation  with sufllcioht moisture to prevent  the potato drying, but not enough to  Each tender-must be accompanied  ny an acepUd cheque on a "chartered  bank payable to the order of the  order of the Minister of Public Work;-;  2(iiisl to 10 p. c.'of the amount of  'he tender. War Loan Bonds of  Dominion will also be accepted as  security, or War Bonds and cheques -ga,  if required to make up an odd a-  niouiit. ''' i*   --���������;���������  Note���������Blue prints can' be obtained  if this Department by idepcsiting an  accepted bank cheque, for the sum o'.  $20, payable to the order of ili3 Mill's! or of Public Works, which will bi  returned if the intending bidder submit a regular bid.  By order,       ���������    ;': . ,  R. G.)DESRO'CHERS,  .... Secretary  Department  of  Public  Works,  Ottawa,  December 0,  1919.    ������������������-������������������'  I-i-ont Ranks fighting i'or the "Highest Honors:  Therefore; it is decidedly to your advantage, *now-mor.e  e" the Bvacl-  s from,this  Can- bo 'pur-V  less made on printed forms supplied 'j    t}ian e"Ve'r, to have vour Rose Coir.b Rxds have  'X.;(>-,r^partment and inaccordan-je J well sta.nip .of quality.    Early matured Cockerel  W.th-   COUUH1U,,.    ,v,���������, ������* . .^, vmn,  -, j,       ?j j.aln. W1J L   ]ucrease; your ..yj.      .pv-oduction. .   , . . ,0  chased for as little as $5.00. i  1'ou can?i. lose 'on. one'-of: these.  SUMAS' ?iANI),-'-I������KJCiSS   HIGH:KK  harmonize  their habits     with     their ,  climate by making provision for a lit-icauao WHtcr tc cond-snse on the sur-  tle  occasional  damp'ness.  It may be taken for granted 'that  tho legislature at the coining session  will petition the Dominion authorities  to hold a plebiscite on the question  of con tin li'.'i?," to permit (he imporla-  tion of liquor into th2 province. Such  lace of the tubers. *  Direct sunlight should be excluded.  Maple Ridge would make one river  (low where two; rivers now run���������they  want the north and south branches  of tho Lillooet to run as one peaceful stzieam.  A   certain   man  other day.     "Why  and  so   the  dey  asking  him  w  very same titi  More; property  ...deals    hav*? -bee":;  transacted in this,������������������settlement..'during  the  past  five  years,  according  to  a  prominent resident whose Work keeps  him   in   touch   with   local   business  Tho enhanced '-prices  being obtained  for farm products, together with th  big dyking scheme, scon, tp; be started  on  the British Columbia side of the  lino, where some .32,000. acres:are to  be" reclaimed druing the    next    two  years, is said to have resulted .in'this  activity.     With     business.:    stagnant  prior to the war, and -made more so  since  1914   owing   to* the   many   restrictions in respect to flic Canadian  trade, the business of Sumas is now  looking more prosperous.    The high  discount placed on Canadian currency  is   hampering     international     trade,  howevbrand  a large majority of  business  interests  to  soe   this  excha  ably reduced.  saying,   "Oh,   if   T   said   anything   it  would hurt my business, but if don't I  count  with  a  newspaper."    Strange  ideas  some  people  have.���������-Ex.  Liio Ti'i/ice  with   'I'ice-Presid'^it  ;  ivuihi while the 'iiiiinl 'I.''la.'.y  "i  ��������� v\  n  m  i  1  'il  .a  '.'1  )���������'J  i  r *  11  3  M  ;>'.' r  ImI  hi  r(H������  arc  VAv".  v ajL^jMiiw irj ���������Mgp^JMk.i^'iWKWP 1HT"*'^l''MH-'*g*g*r**''-*M**H"i"TH^ \~itt  irn  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  '    PAGE, THREE i  (4T01  Trr*"*  mjaMi ���������ii MJcuMmJ-agi  DENTIST  -*���������*������������������������������^*"  ������������������*qviai*T&if23e?M*-M^~ja������  rttjmsusmgsasiissx.  r  Letter  Heads  Bill      ,  Heads  Envelopes  Stater  ments  Posters  Shipping  lags  Visiting  v^aiCiS  ������p ���������  n adv. m  The Merchant who advertises his goods thereby shows  his confidence in them. His,  advertisement is an invitation to the people to test his  sincerity by testing his goods.  This 'paper has a bona fide  circulation and an adv. in. it  will reach the - man ' who  ��������� spends his ������������������ money in Ms-own  ���������province.  For Job  ting  This office is eq-dpped with  an assortment of type and  paper that will insure a perfect and artistic piece of wos'k.  . 'WV������������7.*W f.T="."TTflV��������� - "1  en next you see a good,  well executed piece of printed  niotter, whether it is business  stationery, pamphlet, booklet  or any* of the numerous printed articles, examine it carefully and you will invariably  find that it is the product of  this office. The intelligent  Business Men, Farmer and  Fruit Grower alike demands  and receives  IS lip  m&?  roves  Hub Square  ��������� ,���������11     ������������^������J.^>.i|   ������<���������     Wf11  Dodgers  Loose  Leaves  nvoices  Price  Lists  nvitatipns  ���������    . *���������   ~  Receipts  Circulars  M  ickets  enus  ET"1  )J  Mission City  ���������   iiim ��������� iimwhiiw ������������������umiumwO -nr-mrn  Phone 7303.        WILSON'BLOCK    '  .'  Mission City; B. C.  SPECIALTY���������Crown and Bridge Work.  Platemaking by Dr. Hall's (of, Chicago), method.  ���������  Extractions, using Somnoi'orm  (French)    system,    instead of Gas. ���������  . Special attention given to Pyonhora Cases.  OPEN'EVENINGS. '       '  U:\X.MhVS  SIX THOUSAND  HsANO  ���������You liove do ub teles a b.-.eir interest-  ed in what, you have read, or heard  regarding the progress of a national  effort on. behalf of, the blind of Canada.  . Do you realize just what this effort  means?   ' '  Here are some of the things that  are being dene:  Industrial training and employment is being provided for the blind  in-centres established .in Halifax, Toronto, Winnipeg and'Vancouver.  Useful handicrafts and the reading  and writing, of embossed characters  are. taught in the homes of those  blind people .who for various reasons  are unable to take training at one of  the regular centres.  The product of the. home-workers  is bought, and sold.  Personal contact is established  with reqently'-blinded persons, and  with cases which are sometimes so  old that '-.hey become new in a very  real sense. This work is done by an  experienced Field Agent.  .Books, magazines, .and music in  embessed types are circulated free to  w. blind in Canada. The 'monthly  avorag-2 circulation of books, etc.. is  close .-to eight, hundred. .The. Institute also arranges for the transcription- of music for anycf its members  at' cost price.   ���������   -    .       - -    '  .���������������������������An'active ' publicity- . urop'������tr������������'i������..  dealing with' ' various dangers- to  which the' .eye is; subject is .carried  on, and this is followed1 up w.ith.per-  3piial work, looking to the larger cooperation of medical men and nurses  employers of labor,- Boards of Education."'etc.. in the vital'matter of preventing  blindness. .  ,  A   residence and  training     centre.  "Pearson   Hull",   lias* been   provided  wlieie blind soldiers may find congenial conditions while taking vocational  "instruction., .'-'in   this   connection   it  nay be. .interesting to know hfat the  institute- has entered-into an-agreement-'with   the   Department   of  Soldiers'  Civil  Re-Establishment,  under  .vhich   the  Institute  has . established  an after.care department for-Canadian Soldiers blinded in-the war.  There are other.; things, but they  u]ay ail. be summed up- by. saying that  lhe .Institute .endeavors in. every  ���������practical way to advance tlie interests  of the blind and to ameliorate ,' ;fhe  conditions  under which  thsy live.  Mail your cheque to the Canadian  Notional Institute .for the Blind, 3 0  King St.,  East, Toronto,  Out.  ;o'r the small fruit. If convenient,  arrange a walk from the. house to the  back eiid of the lot near the.center  laying out on one side of the walk  or* on both sides beds for'the planting of vegetables. ���������  . .  It is very important'that the'soil  where the small fruit or berry bushes  are planted be of very good quality  and dug down, if possible, to a depth  of two feet. If the, soil is not of  good quality,' the poor soil or' clay  should be discarded and better soil  ���������nit in, but if this cannot be done,  spade in a., quantity of manure or  commercial fertilizer, mixing tire  same to a depth of. at least one foot  .������, plnnting. Each succeeding  year a top'dressing* should be given  cither of' manure" or commercial fertilizer, which should be dug in. as  de ep as possible without disturbing  the roots of the plants.���������Ex.  WHO IS TO BLAME  ��������� People sometimes complain that  they are misrepresented in a newspaper whon as a matter of fact tho  fault is entirely their own. NeiUmr  reporters nor newspapers have any.  object to .;crvc in priuii'gr, anyfliiii*;  but tiro truth about tho u\enfs of ti\o  day. The reporter is -..lwnys anxious  ii. ,'oli of a tiling exactly as It *���������<:���������  ciii-s. if you refuse t-.������ givu him or  hinder Mm from get <i*ig the facts ;;-  bout a", matter of general interest,  Eko^ojT*^-blame If a_.wrong impres  sion is coiiv*6yo������������ <������ -. h-rnr, ..r.i niroii<���������*,'-������  Mini to the public?���������Vancouver Sun.  C. P. K, ilMl'LOViMIONT FICJUKtiS  Revised  iigures  up  to  October 31  regarding C. I". Jt. employees who cn-  istod, and army men who have been'  given   employment   on   their   return  from overseas have just been issued.  The iigures revised to the end of  October are as follows:  Total reported as joining the army  JO.T'M: dead 1,031; wounded 2,02.-");  rc-employed in the service 6,060;  other soldiers given employment are  6.073": total soldiers given employment to date 13,033.  KIJUITS 'CAN  MAivK"JNOTS  VICKY' ATTJIACTIVK  "One of our faithful' readers says,  Look at the roads���������how the bottom  fell out of tl'lm when the frost came  out: that, is the way the Oliver Govern niont will lose its foothold when it  goes to the people next time���������the  hoi torn will fall out of it. Don't go  into  the   mire  with  it.  Oftentimes people having .small  city lots wonder how they may find  space "for fruits and veegtables without disfiguring the beauty of the  home plot. Most-people, have a de-  yire to have fruit trees and .vegetables  on their lots, but the question' is how  lo arrange thorn so that they.can be  ���������ittemled to. with the least amount ol  inconvenience and    conservation'  ol  upace. ������������������������������������"���������  This wjll depend somewhat upon  he -.shape of tha lot and the size.ol  t, but for a .general suggestion we  might say that every back yard has  a placc'for at least three to five fruit  rccs. In order not to obstruct tin*  I'ght or keep the sun off the smaller  plants, the fruit trees or taller growing trees or shrubs should be planted, if possible, on the north side or in  ..ucli a position that they will not  throw shade on the balance of the  planting. If the back yard is fenced  in, the easiest way is to plant all  terry bushes in a row along the fence  and the fruit trees far enough away  from the.fence, to leave ample space  LIFT OFF CORNS!  Apply few drops then lilt  sore,  touchy corns off with  fingers  Doesn't hurt a bit! Drop a little  Freczone on an aching corn, instantly  that corn stops hurting, then you lilt  it right out.    Yes, magic!  A tiny bottle of Freczone costs but a  iew cents at any drug store, but is-sufficient, to Temove every hard corn, soft  com, or corn between the toes, and the  calluses, without soreness or irritation.  Freezone is the sensational discovery  of a Cincinnati genius.   Jt ia wonderful. If J  PAGE FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSPOKD, B, C.  3B5  .1    J J I  9ES-S-  THAN THE BEEF, PORK, VEAL and other Fresh Meats  Purchased from    t  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  Successors to C. Sumner  GIVE US A TRIAL FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVINCED  U. C. Phone 41.  farmers' Phono 1909  mXf'.JS  H2E  _'"j*)"'l''r;Mlflll"lHI> UK "l I ' ' l'|j������'wpip  Abbotsford, B.C.  TAYLOR & HUMPHREY  (Late Henderson &, Taylor)  CIVIL ENGINEERS & SURVEYORS  Box 11 Abbotsford, ������. C. Phone 3JX  ��������� " WANTED���������A reliable active man  to contract for ,thc exclusive loca?  selling agency of a well advertise!  patented article.    Small capital    re-  ' quired to establish profitable business. . Reply P. 0. Box .127.1, Victoria, 13. C.  ' .. rn23  FOR SALE���������Upright Concert Grand  Piano, made by Ennls, ��������� Toronto,  Will be-sacrificed for half price���������  $250. W. W,. Stafford, Peardonville, B. C.  m  1  Strayed to' my place, throe two-  year old heifers:, Description, Two  Black and White and one Red and  White.  Dated at Abbotsford, November  21st, 1919.  J. H. BURTON,  R. R. No. 2, Abbotsfordri B.C.  WATER NOTION  PERSONALS  Mr. Percy Wilson has purchased  the five acre property of Mr. Kennedy  adjining the town.  Mr. E. Hanson and family may become residents of Abbotsford. They  have recently come from Alberta and  are for the present residing with with  Mrs. A.  Miller.  Mr. Chapman, from Saskatchewan  has purchased the house and lot near  the Orange hall, formerly occupied by/  Mr. J. Walker.  Mrs.   John  Kennedy   has  come  to  the town to reside.  Mr. Thomas Johnson of Sullivan  Station .was the week-end guest of  Mr. and Mrs. C. Spring..  \\ ashington state where she spent  some time ������/ith her mother who was  ill and died.  Mr. J. J   Sr.uiow had a plea-:  Xmas; tha.i1-: jou.  r.'t  Yesterday the town was full of visitors, many of whom appeared to be  enjoying themselves.  Mr. and Mrs. King were the guests  of Mr. and Mrs. Alanson at Misison  City on Xmas day.  Mr. and Mrs. McCallum of Mission  City dined with the horn* folks on  Christinas clay.  ROADS ARE GETTING BETTER  Since the frost started coming out  of the ground the roads have been in  not very good condition, some places  being almost impassable, but are now  getting better; and with the present  heavy rains and all the. frost out will  be coming back to normal again,  which at vhis time of the year is not  anything to boast about.���������not even a-  lound Abbotsford.  WANT PAVED ROAD  OPEN TO MISSION CITY  (From the Fraser Valley Record)  "Get that paved road up the Fraser  Valley,   for   there   is   no   other  part  more   worthy  of  opening   up,"   said  0. 0. Buchanan, of Maple Ridgo, and  chairman   or   the     lower     mainland  bureau  of  the Vancouver  Eoarc*1  of  I'/.-do.    Mr. BuchaiU'ii wa-. active in  pressing the claim of this work  before  the  provincial  government several  months ago hut the authorities  at Victoria did not fall  tn  line  >.-.'���������  the proposal at the (iiuX     Mr. Buchanan -intends, however    to    still impress   the  government   with   the  necessity of constructing    this    motor  highway which would bring the fertile Fraser Valley in close touch with  Vancouver.  From Vancouver to Port Coquitlam there is a fairly good highway,  either by Kingsway through New  Westminster or the alternate route  over the Barnet road through Port  Moody. Tlie stretch that Mr. Buchanan is seeking to be paved is from ,  IN    THE    SUPREME     COURT  RRITISH   COJLiUMUIA.  IN THE MATTER of the Execution  Act and in the��������� matter of a cev'ain  judgment obtained in the Supreme  Court of British Columbia by 'J. W  Brown suing on behalf of himself  and also as Assignee of G. C. Israel  against the. Dominion Powder Company Limited, and dated the 17th day  of April  1915.  Pursuant to the order of Mr. Justice Morrison dated the 22nd day of  November 1919, and to me directed  I will offer for sale by Public Auction  at my office, Court House, New Westminster, B. C, on Tuesday the 30th  day of December 1919,    at    Eleven  O'Clock in the forenoon, all the interest   of   the  Judgment   debter  the  Dominion Powder Company Limited  in all and singular, that certain parcel  or tract of land and premises situate  lying and being in the District of New  Westminster, and Province of Britisn  Columbia,   more  particularly   known  and described as follows: A Part ten  ^rfveon,.. hundredths     (10.05)  acres of the North West Quarter of  Section  Twenty-two   (22)   Township  Sixteen   (16), as shown and colored  red   on   sketch   deposited   in   Land  Registry Office, New Westminster, as  number   2547, or a competent    part  thereof t6 realize the amount payable  pnder or by virtue of the Judgment  recovered  by the said E. W.  Brown  suing on behalf of himself fcd also  as Assignee of G. C.  Israel^against  the Dominion Powder Company Limited in the Supreme Court of British  Columbia, on the  17th day of April  1915, for the sum of $1503.98, for  debt    and      costs,      and on which..  Judgmet      a    balance    of    $1353.08  remains      due,     together     with interest    and    the    costs      of      tfie  proceedings and of the sale   of    the  registered charges appearing as registered  in  the  Land  Registry   Office  at New Westminster:  Judgment recovered agaist the  said Judgment debtor by E. VV  Brown on behalf of himself and also  as Assignee of G. C. Israel dated the  17th April 1915, for $1503.98 for  debt and costs filed the 8th day of  October 1919, this .'judgment has  been reduced to $1353.08 remaining  due with interest.  The following buildings have been  erected on the above property: one  building 18x30, one building 16x30,  closed shed 14x18, closed shed 14x18  closed shed 18x30, open shed 16x18,  open shed 16x46, all of the buildings  are constructed of rough lumber, battened and roofed with corrugated  iron, also one shed 14x24, sides and  roof of corrugated iron.  TERMS of SALE, CASH.  Dated at New Westminster this  10th day of December 1919.  T. J. ARMSTRONG,  Sheriff.  Diversion and Use  TAKE NOTICE . that Ferdinand  Desire Boucher,. whose addiess is  Davie Street, Vancouver, will apply  for a licence to tako aud use fifteen  hundred gallons per day of water out  of a spring the source of a stream,  which flows in a norteastorly direction and drains into Cafuer Creek  aboiit one-third of a mile north-east  of   spring.  ,-, The water will be diverted from  the stream at a point about head of  spring about 1000 feet in a northeasterly direction from the S. E. corner of the N. E. % of Sec. 25, Tp.lfi,  and will be used for watering stock  and domestic purposes upon the land  described at N. >W. % of Sec. 30, Tp.  19, iSumas Municipality.  This notice was. posted on the'  ground on the 2 6th day of November  1919.  A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the  "Water Act, 1914," will be filed in  the office of the Water Recorder at  New Westminster.  Objections to the application may  be filed with the said Water Recorder  ot with the Comptroller of Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria.JWiD.,-.within fifty a^aai? after  the firsT-ecppearance of this-notice in  a local newspaper.     -:   '  F. D. BOUCHER, Applicant.  .     By THOMAS W. STRANGE, Agent  The date of the first publication of  this notice is December 5th, 1919.  Wishes his patrons  and friends  A, Prosperous New. Year  *&*&  **!���������&}  fez  See me now about that Insurance  LIFE  i  o  .! A Lv_' ��������� a     J A W^ ���������  I have a large.and���������sp!endid supply, of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices;.  Finest quality. ���������  .cCal  Abbotsford  WATER NOTICE  Diversion and Use  I TAKE NOTICE that Charles Sears  McKee, whose address is 1200, 15th  Av.e-., W. Vancouver, B. C, will apply  for a licence to take and use fifteen  hundred gallons -pen day of water out  of a spring the source of a stream  which flows in- a north-easterly direction and drains into Catuer Creek  about one-third of a mile north-east  of spring:  The: water will be diverted from  the stream at a point about head of  spring about 1000 feet in a northeasterly direction from, the sotuh-east  corner of tho N. E. %, Sec. 25, Tp. 1 6-  and will be used for watering stock  and domestic purposes upon the land  described at N. Iu. *4, Sec. 25, Tp. 16.  This notice was posted on th������.  ground on the seventeenth day of  October,   1919.  A copy of this notice and. an application pursuant thereto and to the  ���������'Water Act, 1914" will be filed in  the office of the* Water Recorder at  New Westminster.  Objection to the application may  bo filed with the said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C. within fifty days after the  first appearance of this notice in i  local newspaper.  .    C. S. McKEE, Applicant.  By THOMAS W. STRANGE, Agent  The  date  of  the  first  publication  of this notice is December 5th, 1919.  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  ���������  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPrfY.   PROPRIETY  HUNTINGDON,  B  C.  r?  I-  GRAND SCOTCH CONCERT  AND  Port Coquitlam to Mission. He estimates that the cost of paving would  bo approximately $15,000 a inile.  Two routes are possible from Port  Coquitlam to Mission City, ono following the Fraser River Bank and  the other over the Dewdney TrunK.  The government had spent $400,-  000 on the construction of the passenger bridge across the Pitt River  just east of Port Coquitlam, Mr.  Buchanan said, and although some  people thought this a piece of extravagance .at the time, no one now  would want to go back to the old  ferry system. "Give . us another  $400,000 t o be spent on the cor.  struction of this road.    It will be jusi  as good an investment and it will receive the approval of the public."  The radius of the auto trucks was  just as far os the good roads extended according to the speaker, as was  proven  last  summer. '.'....  TO BE HELD IN THE  MASOSIC HALL, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1919  Concert commencing at 8 p. m., prompt, to be followed by  Dance and Refreshments.  ADMISSION: '        '      .  Concert���������Adults, 50 cents; Children, 8 to 14 years, 15 cents  1-Dance���������Gentlemen 50 cents; Ladies"Free.  All V/elcome  At,the Basket Ball game in the Imperial Hall on Friday evening last between New:Westminster and.Mission  the visitors run away with the largest  score to their   credit.       Before    the.  game  was over the lights went out  but nevertheless a most pleasant evening was given the visitors, after the  lamps and candles were arranged-to  give sufficient light.     Somebody suggested that the lights went out so the  N. W. boys would not see    M.    boys  blush.  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  )1  i ji  1 '-]  I if  ill  !<1  ft  i I  a  if  ������  14  f Ml  ni  ��������� :5fo  "���������d  ' W  hi  I  H  ���������u  w  1  I  ft  Ill  M  h  v  ������'*������*'���������������*���������*������������ ������������������"g-'tga^irTM^^^^

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