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 ���������peir-y-  f __.,:,..,*: ���������''���������",���������  ���������"���������  -,-,���������-���������''������������������'*������ J1--���������tfU^-ua-Al.  ������72   r4  1'   LJiL  sst;  Vol. IV., No. 33.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1912  8        $1,00 PER YEAR  %fyfyfyfyfytyfyty^fyfyfyfy&fyfyfyfyfyfyfyfy^fyfy\  >unbeam Tea  mmmmm  *  "g   OUR BOARD OFj TRADE  *  *  A  lea  *���������  *  *  *.  that   continues  good  tea  good  Good is a  to continue by.  II   Sunbeam Tea is that kind  - of tea.  *  m  m  Blended and packed expressly for  my own trade.  m  *  ABBOTSFORD and HUNTINGDON, B.C.  r^^'i/^.-'^orfc^-f  ^45-^?^  Hats, suitable for holidays'and Sundays, regular  $3.50 at  $2.00  Big values in Flannelette at 12 yards for .. $1.00  Underwear that wears, regular $1'. 00, for a few  days only at  ,.     25c  Sweaters, regular $1.25, now . .���������     95c  Penman's Underwear, reg. $1.75, now $1.00  Boys' Sweaters, regular $1.00,'now      65c  -���������Nice assortment of Shoes at 20 percent, discount.  ^  J  ��������� .' i   ��������� ��������� Wi,th ,place , oft meeting in Abbotsford, the, municipalities of Mais  qui and Sumas should be' proud of  the,'fact' that Board' of Trade lias  been ei*.tablifched|ahd holding month  ly'(at least it (Should be monthly)  m'eetings forthepast two years or  inure.   Of  course  there   are   thok-2  t     . -.  vho. -will  ask   ifj! all'    earnestness  what- good is a '.Board  of ' Trade,  and''especially in, a'  small commun  ity-like.this where fhe" government  attends to all the'/wants of the town  and- the municipalities have      the  council to look-?after them.        Of  course too much looking after, like  too many cooks spoil the broth, but  on the other hand1 .when     several  bodies, be it Board' of Trade     or  municipal council ask- the govern-  mentror any corporation, 'for what  is required *   we all' believe that the  .more pressure brought to 'bear the  better,.the chances'of securing, the  desired'.object.     ''. .  -*"    - -'"   ...  There, is work for our  Board of  Trade to. do during, .the    : coming  year.   It should endeavor   to   see'  that the town'and surrounding .district be' brought before the attention of many people in the old land  who are ,thinking ;jOircpming to this  province  to  re������\ae, ...There  is   no  literature that- the secretary . ;can  send to inquirers wheivhe^is written to asking about, the . ��������� district. -  Only this week'he was'heard tore-'  mark that he had several communi  cations, asking about the openings  for business enterprises or information about the district, and "what  the land ,was  adapted   for,   etc.  Now it is unreasonable for any one  to ask that he sit down and write a  lengthy letter to Jthree, or four or  more people during a  month   jor  two, relling them about the district  He wouLd have to be a mighty  strong booster and deeply interest  ed in the development of', the district to undertake such a task ^ and  then again, what he -might write to  such an inquiry, might not suit every person, who is a - member of the  Board should copies of his letters  be. read at the^ next; .meeting.. He  should have approved literature to  send out to lnquirers,*~without having to wait to write a letter. ^ All  or many of the inquirers) write, tor  several different parts/at the'same  time and the most tempting is the  one that secures the visit of the  nian who is lookinng for a home in  the  Fraser  Valley.  Has the Board yet brought to the  attention of the member for the  district the requirements of : the  town and the districts represented?  Has the Board asked for the spend  ing of any money .during the coming year. There -will not be a better opportunity to secure needed  improvements for the town' and  district, than during the next six  months. This is almost an assured  fact. The member will not again  be more anxious than he is this  year, to please each voter. Now is  Lhe time and now i9 the opportunity.      Ask those in the know.  The railway commissioners will  meet in Vancouver at an early date  Isjfehere anything in Abbotsford requiring adjustment that can, be  brought before this augus'c body?  What about trie opening of that  street  across   both  railways?  The past record ol the Board has  shown that it is able to accomplish  something^something for the advancement of the community. 1 hen-  why not make it a live Board of  Trade,  i.  The Board is askedi to mcec the  first of each month. The i.ecretary  informs this paper1 that lie would  like to have a real" goo.d meeting  next time. Every person who is a  member of ine Board mid who is  also a reader of this* pasr, is hereby notified that the next meeting  the Board'will be held n tho.'oard  rooms-on Monday, February 5tL.,  Don't forget the date.  ,  --���������o   THE TOWN BOOSTED  It was a privilege of a repies-  entattive of this paper to Listen to  a conversation bettween a r������si-,  dent of this town; arid a stranger  the' other day, and, while no notes  were taken the conversation, ran  something like the following, and  shows that all the boosters for Abbotsford are not yet become faint  hearted;   ���������  Resident���������Good  morning,   stranger.  Stranger���������Good morning  (Seeming surprised that he  should    be  spoken and apparently welcoming  the opportunity to talk)   This is a  ame*. morning.   Do you. have much  weather like this in .Abbotsford? ,1.  have  come from  the- province .of���������;  eternal sunshme,;but'we.-have''l������h!0.-.C'i  thing like'this there;;  Resident���������Yes, this' is a nice ��������� day  We are so used to such fine weath  er here that most of us old-timers  do not take much notice. We take  it as a matter of fact that Abbotsford is entitled to days just such  as this one, but it is a. beauty,  nevertheless.  Stranger���������What keeps this town  alive? ,  GOOD,   OPENINGS  FORD FOR-  IN   -ABBOTSr  ���������A:  Sttea'm' 'Laundry  A   Sashi and Door'Factory ���������"  Any -Manufacturing  concern  requiring cheap power and good ship  ping, facilities are an inducement-  cheap, sites," light taxes, etc  THE BUILDING LINE-  H T>  The new year' appears to be  startin g in"well. \ ���������, There are a  number of residence going up at  the present time and the. building  season in email towns throughout  the province cannot be said to have  yet fairly begun. It is'(hoped that  a dozen or two houseB will be built  this season. -Houses .to .rent, have  always been scarce in Abbotsford.  Houses built with the,' idea of selling them to newcomers on the instalment plan' or  outright   nhould  prove   a   good   investment.  _i *   TELL IT TO THE EDITOR^- "  The- average citizen does not at.  all dream how often this or any.oth  er paper is pressed for newfc items  Resident���������The surrounding coun-  ;rv. -rnisa is -a- central locaftbn  We hav"e excellent communication  with the outside world. We have  trains from the north,, east south  and west, morning, noon-and night  Our real estate agents .say that  "All Roada Lead to Abbotsford"  and do you know. I believe they  are pretty near right. Just look at  that envelope;' it represents a map  of Abbotsford and part of the  district.  Stranger���������It looks as though Abbotsford was the Hub of the Uni-  verse6  'Resident���������Well it does you know  The Board of Trade is responsible  for that envelope. It is all right  too. When strangers d onot know  where to go and they have seen  everything at the coast many ot  them come up here, and do you  kknow we have kept a lot of them  Many have purchased five and ten  acre plots and are making country  iiomes for' themselves. But, within  i short radius of the. town there is  room for many more. Were you  looking for fr,uit lands or manufacturing sites? We have a lot of  good land to the south,; the west  and east on Sumas Prairie���������land  that will suit any taste or whim in  the line of farming. For knanufac-  turing sites we can offer'good inducements. Cheap sites ; and the  power from either of the two competing companies," then as I gaj.d  'All Roada Lead to Abbotsford"  so can one go. ou.G in all directions  from Abbotsford.  There is always -space for a   good  piece of news���������even as small an it- ���������  em as telling abqvit the jfeljdw,who!  went to.sleep in. ohe,..pf^the front-  pews of the "-church dfUringrthe-ser^  inon,- although ..his-; best- girl  was  seated; beside hizxi, upV.'to' the best  business'announcement where     a'  million dollars are* to  be spent in  improvements- of   &'    district���������no  item to -small if of local interest and  of course none too large.  Any citizen with a wholesome'  piece of news is always welcome  ai The Abbotsford Post office next  door to the Abbotsford post office  All the news of the district.is'want  ed. The more, the better we like it  Don't confuse the two places as���������  the Abbotsford x^oct onice is a  -rovernmenr 'ustitution wherje .Ml  employees get a government salary and, don't have to rustle for  news, whileThe Abbotsford : JPbst  office is maintained on, the results  hard rustling with many.disappoint  ments. Now don't confuse the Abbotsford Post office withr th.e: Ab- '  botsford post office, but send all  the,mews to the former place.   ������  MONTANA PETE CAUGHT  Montana Pete will serve three  months for supplying liquor to the  Indians of Sumas and" district. He  was caught this week an! appear  ing before the judge was sentenced  The credit belongs to far. Lister  who has been promoted to Mission  City,  I Stranger���������You muot live here?  Resident���������Yes I live here, and  to me it is1 a very fine place to  live. I'll snow you where I live  and -what ,1 have done during  the past two years, if you have  time.  Stranger���������Time to burn.  Both start away together, and the  reppresentative knowing what had  bpen faiccomjpb'jshed ,in ?that time  felt that the stranger was in good  hands and hied himself away in another direction. But perhaps some  reader will say'that this was hard  ly worth (recording.' Mayjbe inot.  Maybe, yea. It .is better to be a  booster  than  a   kicker. One  feels happierj " '    ���������   '-..?.', .  W MffPl .      ��������� ��������� ��������� * ���������'������������������..: i   .1  llHi ��������� -'";'* ' '"*'��������� ���������''     *    .  B������ ,H. ABBOTSFORD POST,       ABBOTSFOBP-B-^  pubUshed   every   1������ rlcUy   uy  PubUuhing Coi������iPH������y.  A weeicly journal aev^'t^^ite,-  est.s ot Abbotslord una *���������"'������  ''Tdvertl^,,- R������������ ���������������������<"> "������������":    *������ "'  ������������������. ,or n������t h,������-������lon. una 8 cc������- a  -^srrrs--^^������'  tho   Govornmont.  FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 2. 1912  "Dear Harry:   You will understand  and fdrglve  me,   maybe.    But   If  you  cannot ''forgive  me,  remember   that.  I-  i   ...      ���������     .v^,, iiert  -push -nlm aside. The Ii.uian. clung to  him    Wlggin,  beside himself,  cursed, i canriot ���������ftfrglve  me,  rememuet   <���������"-  leaped back, and struck the old man. Ubught I loved, you .once.    You ..  Noel'fell, and Wlggin came on."  He ;me aI1-d i :" , *  glared at George, challenging him | ;Harry tore the ��������� letter ( from^  with his eyes. But 'Harry, shocked  ttiough he was by the brutal act, said  'nothing. Another public quarrel with _  this-young fire, eater< was not to his  taste. He had. an account to settle  with Bllnn Wlggin; but he proposed  toattcnd to'it afa more fitting time.  The landlord was not restrained by  such  considerations.  "That was about as dirty a trick-as  I ever saw done," he declared. "You  It begins to look as though Prefer, McBrldawlU go', to the coun  try, .says  the Islander,  about  the  Jat 0������June on, th, northern i.O-  road question.   He may do so w      ( ^ ^ ^ mucM���������  perfect assurance of the hearty (     iJHe. huft mQ  ner  a       pel*1'*- _���������  ������������������    V,r,d ' l-l_    J.A11  Harry tore the ��������� letter ( from( -the  .girl's hand,-and crumpled lt In'his  fist    She stared it him, startled ��������� and  wondering. .     .,--.,  "Don't read any more -/there s no,  need of-any more!"  "Poor boy," she said; .-thinking -alie  understood,   though   her, heart   was  breaking,   "it   Is ' ornel  '-   wickedly  cruel    It  klils  you  to  listen.    I  am  sorry I read, your������������������">  I ever saw done," he declared. 'M'ou,      ..Cruen  No, Clare; it la lito to-me,,  did take a man of your size the other   tKat letter. W*"W[������/���������X?vfo  dav    but  you   struck  him   when   he ; haiilJ,nc88> that letter!. Oh, ��������� tho *o������ns  wasn't looking.    Now, you hit a man ' arfc choklng me.    1 must say  lhc:i  Thun-d ed years old.   We'll rldes you    mUbl ������0 down  at ypur'Ioot  ruul    oil  fon   a    "it  WigBiu(   if  y-  kccp\hl. , you Lhe words that have boon burs   n  Inn"     The   Indian   had   struggled   to i ln  mc aU  those  days.    Ill   go  a* ay  1    P"        ���������      "It's   too   bad,   Noel.     Did    afler l aay  Uiem.    You  w*mt no di.-  Save- a-ptospe*ons New,Year %.p������-  cMsing ^se������Single or Double Harness from '���������.'.,  P.O. Box 45  Atbotsford, B. C.  ���������carded lover, i know that: But 1 wan  perfect ��������������� -      ., .     ,      ,     "��������������� hurt  m7here," .replied  Noel. ��������� Lo tell you that 1 never .new lov^U  51   P T���������f the people. No man has       ;wl      up his tall form- and patting . x   lov  eupPort of the Peop lhan   w; breaat    -For she wait.    H-I not . ....   done more for the I  i i  Ills    Uicaat. - ���������    ----- ^  ���������,      He   has     -procured, bring him, she die of shame and box-  Mr.  McBride.   He  has      1  -u~ "Hl- l(1Say> what's the trouble here, any- ,  w'ay?" demanded the landlord. "Now, ���������  you needn't 'flare up at me, 'Wi-ggin I  You tackle me, arid' 1'11'brain you with-  this chair. What are you battering  that old Wn' for?"  ���������"None of your devilish business!  If  I've got ahym'all here, -give it to me. '  'That's> all -the busines  I've-got with  you.' ���������  "There lsnt any 'mall for you.  Wiggln turned to leave.  "I  'say ryou-come,"  cried Noel,  his  voice breaking.  But- Wiggln hastened down, the  street. Noel j tried to follow, .but he  staggered, and the landlord ran after  him; and   brought  him  back   to   the  PQ-I?s too- bad,".old" man," he said  soothingly- " "You're only an Inmn.  but-doln'that to yputwaVt right \ou  seemed to/.haye .business with him  about" some 'she.' What's the matter  iking  It .was.'only   a   boy'a  _\hat other! T'-.h* U a-mai'a'  ,-cd   you  eoaceWions and money when oth  erstalled and tho present,prcper-  Ic^on^the^.-  large, degree due to. the .en  the Premier.  Relative to the matte, the Victoria Daily Colonist .says;  ���������if Ihegovernineit.iKall-aBkthe  Lieutenant Governor  to ^rar^    a  ��������� ������������������"'> iwpfto-iBe"and-anew-  dissolution of the Blouse a  election there willbe nothing at all  unprecedented  in  such-a   course  The practice both at Ottawa  and  London as well.a^in;noany-orthe  provinces, is noWo" allow a xdgis-  latureto live out its full term, and  i��������� a province-like-British Columbia, into which' there is a constant  .  *,      nr npw -beople, arid inlwhicn , about some  sue.   "~    f   _..  r::r:e^gl;Spe^;up,.:t --^^ *.--������,  is excellent policy to have new el- | of _        . , ,. _   Wo tawered  ections 'at ��������� frequent intervals, eo  that the legislature'may, be truly  representative. If'.the .presen*  House is not dissolvea,' iihfil after  its fourth session, that-is, in 1913,  full term there would be'but'one  and the next House shall sit out- its  election between' 1909 ' and 1917,"  which we submit is too long a per  ���������iod for the;affaira of. the province  . to .be, carried on without an appeal  to 'the'people in view:'of the.rapid ,  Noel drew himself up. He towered  1 even-above 'Geof *eV Btalwar^flgure.  ������������������"My-'talk-'for-himv-notyou,   he said,  wfith'Qlgnlty. The'wrinkles:that .mark,  ed ^"his��������� ^ace (were set��������� -.into- .deep . hues  that'rmade^his'visage 'grim.   He. turn-  ed. and. walked away.*   - ��������� '  "I .wouldn't-want to have that Injun  after   me,   even   if   he   Is   a   hundred  passion, und "    s  She put h'or hand oh'hit arm.  "Hush!" she said, looking past  n,ra. snoB;aldVt:Bdntly.;'"I wint to  listen. Harry. But It's too aa^od for  others to hear." ' "  I He followed her -gazo. and saw Ho-  nico Bragg, at the door of tho camp.  trying to look' Innocent He  took her  hand. .  ,,    .;  .'���������Strength  is- In  mc-again, '-he declared.    "Come, 'n.y-'Cla'r'e'.   Come,-up.  to the hlU-    bet's get nearer heaven  __ for It is sacred,' what I have to tell  I y������Tve ��������� said   If .-would  happen," - said  Romeo   Bragg   to   Governor   Hnrri,;  -the   only   thing Ms,' he's   huag   off  longer'n'I expected be .would.     ...  . >.  "Where do, you. reckon, they .re goln  ?���������';asked Harrlss. _  ��������� -Heard '-him -say - something about  iho'avenV chuckled Bragg. "But K  that girl ever looked at me,the W j  'she 'looked at him, just now,,, Id  'reckon-tnat' old earth was ' a' 'good  place tb-'stay'a'whilc-'m," J     -  ' "''They'd "better-not'go   too   rar,  Imunible'd 'Harrlss ' ;'I; ain't ;Bald. any- |  'tiling Ja:bout' it '-> f6r V dldnH; want^.to .  ���������wbrry % sick-" man -or-' Miss --Clare... But  I'm knowih'-'-to :lt-.-rthat:tha;ti.hyena*,ot,  .a -young- Wigkin, ^has; been> hangln  raround this place on-the sly-for some.  1 "you :,must/be. mistook,"..declared*  . i_ v.ic Av,tiaa' "he.don't.  .LIVERY ANDgEED STABLE  '      Havingf5^% ������*S   '  McKenzta I am prepared to give the  tot of   satisfaction as to prices  and  comfortable rigs.     Stables open day  .  *    night to do business.  ;'      I solicit your, patronge. ,  H. MCKENZIE, prop.  lo*  BUY. GEOBGE OSBORNE TROOP,  Rov Mr. Troop,-rector, of St'Mar-,  tin's Anglican Church, Montreal was  bom V 1854   at   Bridgetown^ No^,  ^lowln^- the   educaUonal   days  of youth he passed on to Kings Co'    , lege    Wind-o'    ������S     waj   ordained  The Hat of tho Same I. not ������^ H ^g VJIar.   IJT^l  theMJjr.  .-Panama, the Material >ot Being Ueman  was curate of St. Pauls  ^a Product of .that Country. HaVfax, Jn^882a-86.Tnr^BOl   St.  v������ - A     Bragg; turning to Ms duties; "he-don t,  years  old,"  vouchsafed   the  landlord     ^    any . niqre,/George, provender,  J-TU   tell  you   what   It  is,   son,   that (passed, t0 h,m.   He ���������ain't got ..appetite  devller'of.'a  Wiggln  has   got  mixed , ^  .^  up with the White Lily.   H he s done ,  her" dirt,   there's   trouble ��������� ahead   for  him, and some'white folks I- know of  will be willing to help make it.  The 'two   who .slowly   ciimhed'the.  changing conditions o f the.   com-   broke In on ^^^ ot hlfi heels.   r^n ^^^i.H^^^wtier'e those  m unity.  "For thia reason, if for no other,  "if Mr. McBride shall 'determine  to  advise "the      Lieutenant-Governor  that a   dissolution- afc������r the  prcs-  cai, session is 'desirable,'-he' will be  consulting' ;ffie:. publicj infereat. ;Op-  ponents of thegoVe'rhirient' will'no  . aoubt   object,  but fciey" .-wffl.   also  '��������� object iftih'e.'pfermita-'the House to  live out its'' full term; -Mr: McBride  iB'not'likely'ta ao''1^' &''*&* "or  any other matter of vital-importance what his captious critics say  he ought'to 'do[ for-experience has  shown that they'are, never"right"  broKe m uu      ������������������ . ���������    ,    ��������� ran   evidently; did- not-TO ;   to-en-  Jo^ with Jepson Wiggln at his heels.    ���������'ounte'r*them'inHhV open* where those  The-'old-man" was worried and hagv, .,tVthe;camp,;wolildrdetect:ihlm.      .  ;���������d       ' I .-it-'was Bllnn'Wiggta-.who;.ran.     ,,  -I'd like to see you in private," the .    _He. f6und- aJ;hlmng .place..near the;  stranger    informed    George    crisply.- .-He  seemed^tp-'guess :;that.they;  ff?onngman'ledrthe  way .to his,  ^^ . pome ,tnat .Way.., :Hls ^shelter;  '��������� -i1-i. - ������������������ i������!A tho Wb'" follow ed.  coooooooooooooooooooooocw -  3 THE BACF^'^^DSMAS        X  g By Acton 5eyinonr g  Sooopoooooooooooobooooooob  '   "Oh/ shut 'up!" snapped  the young  .-���������"  man.          ���������:���������. ,;   ...,.��������� *.   >^ ... .'. ��������� .   ;  -She wait You-have ?romlBe.d, ; n  , listed the Indian. "You go hack .with.  me " '(������������������'��������� '���������'���������';  Wiggln   perceived,mat   the   others  were lfstening. ������ih^ad overheard. He  :    grew red .'ah;d Jangry..;.-  ;:   ;���������    >  .# ��������� r  "ILtell'you i6 close your mouth,,  he  '  ' commanded.   "If yoti've^ got bushier  with m^ talk in. private. I haven t feot-  "; any "'time 'iot:;'y6n;;iiow":;-     ���������.  But' the old Indian' stepped In front-  of him when he atterlipted to-pasa..     ���������  "thave Wait'l^liave'hunt'long for  '    'you.' She^a'ndt wait'longer. --This is  the time to talk.    Do you come with  "I've given you your warning. You  keep out of my way!" .  He thr'-"f v,,e nrr^ >>"--inst Noel  tc  top.     "-c   bbbuiwi.i"'   o -.   ���������������������������,-..  ,fl6 young man ^.,^   ���������  -.-        ywould' come -that -way,, :H1b  shelter  rfmranJd th!e Wo"followed.    ;������������������ ,   was a nole under.the.lopm^g shadow.  ' When"they-'were closeted, the stran- q������ ^ roots 0f,.an,'.upturned tree.that,  eer- began without pre'amhle. ��������� "!.had been felled^.by a tempest ine:  gVm^rom'the^maln  office  of  the  ��������� heW in their meshes.the broad.  Great'-Trusf Co.,. Mr.   George.    You q������ ear{h   rnixedVith stone, and'  were'seht-up^ere oni forestry work. , heavy mas8 was ������et on edge. sup:  Von were!su'pposed-to:'be.ln.the.woods in  that p0sitlon by th������. proaj  wither cris,.Tnst what authority r P ^^ wiggln- Watae-tf-hlniae^  To you-haveto make .talk-with- Mr.^m oiohB^^^^^^  Jepson, here,, on: matters; you know t ^ ^ ,'He;��������� ^^lnt0  nothing about?" -  ��������� . -     II position. He'cdmmanded the Path-  -I  had   no   authority,"   confessed   P ^ .^^   was : another-sku king  ���������nom , !    ������eufe" m the hilltop woods, a' figure  The'old man began to curse, but the j������ ^t,had. f6li0wed ^Blinn' Wlggin  for  many days. ��������� ���������  .���������It   appeared   now    with    cautious  steps     It saw-what ambuscade Wig-  ��������� gin had prepared.    It was  Noel,  the  ���������   It is not geneiAlly known that the  popular    head-gear    known    as    ^e  '-piiaana"   hat  If.   not  m^ade   In   toe  iKepubllc   of   Panama,   oat  in   1 eru,  Ecuador, and Colombia, and that the  SK   the "toQuilla" straw    s exclusively an Ttc^torlan producL The  oity'of-Panama was,  and Is yet w,  ���������Se extent a trading cen^o tor^J  'article, hence the name.   ^ an arUc e  .im the subject in ."Peru To-Daj    it is  ���������&������Aat theee ^s are wa^rproof  and ' sunproof,   and   can   be   rougWj  fiddled and ^edmany times, lhe  aor^The^Sar^se? is  to-  Se leaves of a squatty .plant of the  ^eTSfactun, is^ carried cm in-  ^ hom^s of the weavers.and-taken to  5>e wholesale ' ^filers ��������� -on certain-,  niarket days. Tlioy. work about at*  co eight hours every day, "nehatt  ������ing made only in the early morning  ;lpon 'tSr   weight   evenness.- compactness, and colour.  s   In Ecuador, ~wh*re' the finest. nat  are made, it Is not uncommon for the  uaed'aa   gifts   to   princes   or   poten  ^Itotil 'within'   the 'last' 'few'years,  St.  Ta^X,phurch^St:'john, N.B., an^d  Ki Sue?V.was  appointed -.to  ^rr^rtp^has, as one of h^'  KEY. GEORGE .OSBOEffE TEOJP,  St. Martin's. Anglican  Church,  Montreal.-'  ,UnU\hl haJJXcam? into fashion, recreations "walking" and as he  ^ffihe^brought,; outside of ..JSKtrong active intent inl Chnreh  5L.P2SSf������t and within the tropics        ork  am0Ilgst  the 'submerged   tenth  stranger; snapped his finger at him.  'the  prices,, uie.v   ���������J'"������"- ���������--\vnT)\ca,  :their district and within the tropics.  We   entirely   out   of   P^P^^.Jf0,  Ithelr re^l value. . This was due chief  ���������ly to thS difflculty'ln getting the hats  'direct and in ��������� suitable styles.   ..  takes -strong active interest -^ ,Ch.^  work amongst the > submergedl tenth  of Canada's Commercial Capital, this  particular piece or robust manhood  proves ��������� distinctly useful. ��������� -  and ordered him to keep st 11  -you    de'serve    to   be    discharged,  deorge,-and I have.full power to fire ^ ..^.^    _.            .  you    We make nov" allowances, under-   b treadlng'with the soft foot of  Btand? You've been here on a spree I ^^    He ^ard. the  voices  of  with'the rest of these yahoos, when p^op|e(   a6   they   climbed  y������"I  have  been  here  doing  no  such  thing," cried Harry indignantly.    . ?  -You've been loafing here, making  tklk about" matters: that you have no  license' to meddle with. Our-company.  i3 Uot what'ybu try;to make it out.  JepsoJri^aslo1d'me;tow:vou;tned  Se^him: ''l^ay, 1 'buifht to die,  : ������'.'.."���������'..'. '.'��������� -.* V ������������������������  '.wwMBtf. i^t'ne^urriea^o' ner, aha  'pushed "the letter' into her hands,   , ���������-  J;; ;'A "' wedding '���������['��������� c;ard 1" ;.:she   gasped.  ''What does it mean?" ,  She looked Into' his, face,* and suspected.  "It's not ��������� It's not the-���������"  "It's the girl," he said. "Read lt.-  fead the - letter.  ' I could not. I could  not wait   I could not see"  Controlling herself ��������� turning his  face from ^lmi_jh^_readx.   the  young   people,   as   they   climbed  slowly,   favoring   Harry's   new   con-  valescence. ' . ,,. -     ....  Noel stood,for one moment; motionless.    He understood. /.���������<��������� .'���������  He threw his knife and ran to the  rear of the upraised plat.    He^peered  at its  upper edge, as *" though ;he -intended ; to  clamber  up : and 'drop; on  "the   man   'waiting   there -With ��������� rifle  alined.    But/glancing' 'down, lie : saw  Bomethlng ���������- ;that   brightened   h s, dull  /eyes     When the tree had. fallen  .Its  trunk  had  been'.splintered   across   a  - boulder.  ;The^ stub-at-; the-' plat was  joined to the tree only by. strands of  wood' fiber, already half 'rotted. . .  The Indian had the quick'knowledge  of. his"forbears in  regaid' to the affairs of the woods.  -He j kneeled 'upon -the  Xruhk. ;   He  began  to  cut  at  the  fibers  with 'his  keen knirfr j^^J^i? U��������� l*8  (Continued  on Page Three.)  INSURANCE  LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites,  *************** '  If-you 'are: looking for a home  or snappy investmeiits   ���������  '    in townlots, acre^^^^^-:^  ..:,���������������������������agevor farm..;.:  4hePio^er Real Estate gr^g^bb^^-  i.sii  ���������fiifl  I  I  (I  I  i*ff iwijnimf������tHin>i^ ���������  ��������� j r t ���������       1  :  ���������'!:-.'.-v^;; '������������������'���������' ' ���������������������������':'.���������   " '���������/ '.-    ���������������������������'���������'������������������ IB ft jAtafiii!^'M������*^f'-t t>  Z������3l***,MSK UJ^Sh .  [W  *VSt. \..iJ!".w?!?ZT^??*���������*I''&T?^?  * JHB ,A BBOVS^QRD ������ OST,  ,",','    m.iL... .;.������^J-LI..,. .*.������������������!. -.   g  ABB^TS^ORp, ������.' 0,  ��������� JL ��������� .   I.. , ''. . I '  ttSZ  '.I I   '��������� I  3C  Gents' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes  '  We have in. Stock  ������������������   .. AMES HOLDEN BOOTS and. SHOES  Granby Rubbers'and Rubber Boots,' Leather Top  n      Rubbers, Lumbermen's Rubbers,' ������������������   '    ���������   ���������  Big Horn Brand Shirts, Overalls, Uunderciothing,  Sox, etc.    Our Stock as New.  GEO. C. CLARK,Abbotsford;B.c.  UU-r-K!  Blfli*mi,rmtm.im, m-f,mj^mm^h>C��������� ������*i  f^mmmjb^mmm^mm.mr  HOTEL  j Mcelroy &co.    .  LIQUORS,   WINES  AND   CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Gor.iEssendene Ave. and Oscar St.,  CITY  :oa  :ibjb������'  KmamaiMJiiM^t^^j^MiiHaBMiaiia  OTSFO  Vj/ J. 1 A a  <���������      >-ABBOTSFORD, B. C  UXVatm%%m%mm*mmmUeBXmV^mWmmWmmWammmm*  ���������'Strictly'first-class.in,every respect.; The bar;is  stockedwith, the best of wines; liquor and .cigars,  RATES, |$.1.'5p; TO $2.00  PER  DAY  mammmmmmn  PROPRIETORS  PECKHAM & HUTTON  I  i  SBB������  A.M. KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, }teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday"  -Eyelght'SpeCaliSt (Associate  Members Can.  Soc. C. E.)  .Manufacturing Optician     Gvil .Engineers  Doea the Finest -Optical Work.  Medical,.*eneji( and others pay .tri-  , fcuteto hisikill.  T03 GranvilH St.        - .Vancouver  .Want a Partner?  t-Porhaps business Is  ; dragging for th������ want of  f a helping hand, or a little  imorelcapital. ft/ten with  : frooney and men with  - brains .read this paper.  -You can reach them  through  our ClasaifiecS  c*f rtiU* no", a ��������� immj  R. A. HENDERSON   ,  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Omec, next P. O. P. O. Box 1 1  CANADA'S  Greatest Nurseries  Want   a   frepriBBenJtative      for  MISSION CITY,  B. C.  and surrounding district  The reliability, healthy condition  of.our stock a: well as tnju^ness to  name must be appreciated by the  Public or th^y would not hav*  helped us to increase our business  yearly sioce 1837, the date of oar  establishment.  <&ur firm's "./name, lends prestige  to our representatives.  Complete line of Nursery SStock  far SSprlng 1911.        k. ���������  Write  for.' fiill particulars.  STONE ^WELLINGTON  The Fonthili Nurseries.  TORONTO.  ie Dest on me marj  1 . v:' ���������','.''.'���������  :-;���������'''���������  \ ' '  40 Aeries; al! cleared excepting 6 acres.     Five  room house, almost new, 50  x SOft barn.    20 acres   of  prairie, 20 acres of  bench.  Bench land all fenced.  Price . ��������� $  $1,500   Cash,   balance   1  and 2 year.  OF*V a   O  ���������!������raWCTg2.4W������iH4WUWraMEEJ  Big Enough to Work.  Artists do never "look alike, any  -more than grocers or doctors do.  Nevertheless., many persons are surprised at an artist who is not small,  anaemic, delicate of feature, and decorated with a flowing necktie.. Such  a' person lately visited the studio of a  certain artist-in one of our big cities:  The man ln question wears a big  red' beard, and stands six feet and.  some inches high. His shoulders are  broad, and his muscles, hard from  continued exercise. A woman entered his studio' and asked for the  artist. '  ' "That's him, standing over there,"  the "attendant said.  ,The woman looked over to where  the artist stood, towering like an  ancient viking, and gasped. "Why,"  she whispered, in surprise, "he's big  enough'to work/isn't ,he*������" -.- . ., ..-,  , Wrong Anyway  . The violent-tempered manager was  lecturing his clerk.-  , ."Look   here,    sir,". he    thundered,  '"this   won't  do!     What on   earth- do  you. mean  by making such wretched  figures?   They're a perfect disgrace!  Look at that 5, it's just-like a 3!"  "I���������er���������I beg pardon, sir," replied  the- trembling clerk; "but you sec  sir, the figure is intended  for a 3!'  ��������� "A 3?" roared the manager.' "Why.  you .idiot, it looks just .like a 51"  verlooJ  33=  argaiffl!  The Biggest Value Ever Offered i Residents of. the .Fraser Valley  > * s-  By special arrangements we'are in. a position to make the following offer:  The Family Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal  The beautiful premium picture Entitled "Hdme Again'  ��������� Size ��������� 22x29 all ready for framing, :and, j-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST;all three for $1.50  The beautiful picture "Home ��������� A^sir/' is the .best picture ever offered newspaper, readers.: . It j's simply^mar-  vellous how sucli a picture.can h<? ir.eluded/with -The  Family. Herald and Weekly Star at lo small a price.  Send your order at.once to  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ..ABBOTSFORD, B.C. ,  Which is his  THERE'S no mistaking the expression of a man whose farm is well "improved."  He looks as prosperous as he feels.  ���������It isn't the size of a place that counts most, nor its actual doilars-and-cents  value.    It's rather that "well-kept," thrifty appearance; the appearance that makes  you think of fat stock, and well-filled barns, and comfortable, contented living.  Neat; permanent improvements go further in giving a farm this appearance than  any other feature.  Concrete Is The Ideal Material  for such improvements. It is neat, harmonizing with its surroundings in the' country.  Everlasting, it cannot be injured by fire, frost, wind or lightning. Age���������instead of  causing it to  decay���������actually makes it stronger.  Concrete never needs repair���������first cost is last cost. New improvements can be added  year after year with less expense than would be required to keep wooden structures  in repair. '  Concrete walka, feeding floors, dairy-barns, ice-houses, root-cellars, well-curbing  fence posts, silos���������which of these does your farm need most? Whatever you want to  build, it's best to build it of concrete. ������������������  Do you want to know more about this subject of permanent farm improvements?  Then write for your copy of v  "What The Farmer Can Do With Concrete."  cae*T  It's a book of 160 pages, telling how other  farmers have used the "handy material" to  good advantage. .Published to sell at 60c. a  copy, Itil's/now, being ..offered free to all farmers  who write for It.     Address  Canada Cement Co., Ltd.,        National Bank Building, Montreal.  ME  SEND  YOUR   BOOK.i  * m ���������������*������  m  iM  <*f*i^&' FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  5S52  Mr. Everett has the contract of  building several houses and is now  , busy  this  fine  weather.   *   Invitations will be out in, a few  days i"ur a ��������� bachelor ball to be  given in the Mapie Leaf Hall at an  early  date.  Many people have asked this  week who "WEE WILLIE" is but  we can only guess not say. He  is all right in- any   case.  It is reported that our watch-'  maker intends to stay and intends  adding to the numib'er of new business blocks to be erected , this  ������um,mer. Just waf^h Abbotsford  grow.  Watch  Abbotsford   GROW!  A man, one -of thei workmen, on  the Great Northern contruction  work, fell through the trestle work  this week, and after being taken to  the hospital at Sumas,  died.  Mr. Faulkne ria our. new policeman.   ; *   The representatives of the Canada Power Company state that  they are 'delighted with the a-  mount of business secured in this  {own. i  Mr. Laurie iof the Great Northern  supply' house ihas gone' to another  section' of the road situated near  Edmonton.  Mr. Hammond and son, are? build  ing a residence for themselves on  a lot recently purchased from Mr  D. H. -Nelson.  Mr. F. H. Lister, who had taken  the place of Mr. Gordon as cons-  stable for our town and district  was removed to Mission! City this  week.  Rev. A. Dunn, jnr., gave a., most  interesting illustrated lecture in the  Maple, Leaf Hall o>n, Monday evening. It was given under: the a"us-  pices of the Presbyterian, Ladies-  Aid.    ��������� *   Watch  Abbotsford  GROW!  The Rev. Hr. Hughson of the Me-  /hodist church at Sumas, Wash, will  will give an address to the young  people of the Presbyterian church  on February ,4th ati 3 p.m.   0   The Rev. Geoi A.'Wilson, supt, of  the B. C. Home Missions of .{he  Presbyterian,', church, preached jal  Pine Grove and Mt Lehman on  on Sunday last.  Miss McNeill is visiting friends in  Alberta, near Edmonton.  Miss McKenzie who has been vis-,  iting 'frien-ds in  Bellingham      and  Huntingdon,   spent   a   few      days  last week af the manse.  The open meeting of the Loyal  True Blue Association held on Mon  day .the 2'2nd was a   grand success.   ������_. __  Campbell, the Abbotsford Watchmaker, does first-class watch repairing. All work guaranteed aiul  prompt work -assured. Office in  Clark's Shoe Store. .   * :    '  Business in the livery line Is on  the increase; our livery stable has  added three new buggies and one  new express waggon to his fine  outfit. More power to your success, Hector.   _* '  Mr. E. W.'Cook, formerly of New  Westminster, intends opening here  carrying a line of glass goods and  doing paper hanging.  . *_.__  Victor the young son of Mr. and  Mrs. Eby lias returned; to Abbotsford having recovered from his severe   attack   of   diphtheria.  5S* .  OUR SPECIAL THIS WEEK  Will be-Cream Rolls, Cream Puffs, and all kinds of  Pastry/and English Pork Pies.  Abbotsford, Bakery-       ALBERT LEE, prop.  is?.,-  OUR   AM  lis to have everybody in the valley.buy here, because.  1 we have the right goods at the right prices, and we  fare giving you the best service.. Our Stock is com-  l.plete in everything you need.'. A few of our lines:  in styles most in demand in B.C.  Fir and Hardwood.    Also a nice [  line of Grass Chairs always on hand g  itoves an  of the celebrated   McClary  Co.,  also a full line of Moffat's Stoves.  Lents'. Furnishings  including 'Suits from -$11.00 up.  >oots art  We handle Steele Boots for farm  |work which last for years5with the  roughest work.'i;  S   21  in the newest materials.  ��������� Novelty  Neck Wear., ���������   Childrens' Sleepers'|  that wear, well.-- ���������'  er Goods  for children in Rubber and Top  Boots at very attractive, prices.  Ladies' and Men's Rubber Boots  $2.25 up, the best Canadian .brands  Everybody is welcome to come to the Finest Store  in the valley where  We Sell Everything  HARRON  BROS.  [ml* taieis and Fu- eral Directors  Vancouver,  Office  and  chapel���������  1-93-1 Granville St,-,     Phone 3486  MortJU Vancouver,        Ulrica     and  Ail roads lead to Abbotsford, success"[suit   though.  and happiness.  peerless 200 Egg ' I'ncubat ir and  Brooder for isale, almost new . kp-  i,iy to C. Sumner,.or C. A. K/all. /, i  botsford, B. C.  Many men are  wooing  Lhe  bear  these idays. None of them,' seem   to  4  ALANSON can make your house as good as  , hew. , These -bright days makes everyone feel young.  ;:The ladies particularly want to get busy house-  cleaning;, Nice paper and a little paint .makes the  home look like new. Consult this store before getting busy. . We can suit you.  Hardware and Furniture  5E  St.. Ann's . Poultry Farm ,  By scientific breeding we have. developed two  distinct and practically unrelated strains of our  Snow S.C.W. White Leghorns... These have all  been developed from our original two uurelated  families of birds by the most careful selection and  eorreet breeding.  ,  We are ready to book any order, large or small.  Proprietors  \- ���������  Ahtntsford, B. 0.  IT!  Geo, Zeigler  Carriage, House  and Sign Painter  Call and get prices.  All work guaranteed  Abbotsford  B. C.  ABBOTSFORD  i& Grain Store  Don't forget  WHEAT  $2.00  A sack  We-buy Poultry  J. J. SPARROW, prop.  Painting, Sign Writing  General repair work -  .J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford        ���������- B. C  Good Storage Room for .  Furniture.  WATCH ABBOTSFORD GROW  Matsqui   Hptei  MISSION CITY, B.C.  This hotel makes a specialty of.  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.     Comfortable  sitting-  room and   best of  hotel service  Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  CHAS. E. DeWITT, Proprietor  (':'  Electric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  lectrsc Power  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all applications for service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to  Light and Power Department  v:.   Holden Block; Vancouver."--        : ;;;  4  M  '���������11  ���������II  vtT

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