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 )  '/  I  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star" .  Vol. XIIL, No. 15  ������   4BB0TSF0RD, B, C. "FRIDAY,   FEBRUARY 2,   1917  '<^|||u>8       $1.00 per Year'  Vol  Our Clooris are (.he Best  No.  Men's Wool Sweaters in Grey, Red  and Navy, Regular $3.75 each;  Special Price for 10 days,   PRUNES��������� Notwithstanding.the advance  in Prunes we offer the following lines of  Choice Stock at a very Low Price:  10-lb. Boxes, per box $1-15  5-lb Tin Cans, large, juicy Prunes  Per Tin .....75c  Prunes in bulk, 2 lbs for %.  . These Prices guaranteed for   this  only.  APPLES������������������A few boxes of   good   Cooking  Apples to clear at, per Box   Gazley Block  abbotsford; b. c.  All About Size of  Your Fruit Packages  Mr. S. J\ Fee in writing to this paper in answer Lo a leter. which he received says: Re fruit packages, I cannot' emphasize too strongly the advisability and necessity for a standardized pacage for different fruits  Tho deep full pint is the only package  for strawberries. And while the full  pint for raspberries and blackberries,  lias many points in its favor in the  way of a well known definite quantity, from a grower's point of view, a  shipping point of view, a marketing  point of view, it has many disadvantages. As I am on the marketing end  let me begin at that end, taking first  the retailing. The wholesale opening price for raspberries and blackberries for many years has been ?3,  per case. This means that the retailer sells at 15 cents a box, making  .p.50 a case. This is a small margin as a retailer selling.by the box can  be expected to sell at Whether it  is a 2-5 or a full pint, the retail  price will be the same: If we tried.  for 53.25 on the case, it would only; slightly packed full pint no retailer  leave the retailer 35^ on the case,; wants to handle an apparently slack  a margin he will not work on, and if j filled pacage.      The    consumer does  And by the. same token, a price of  $2.4 0 or .$2.30 should, not be made  for a 2 for 25������ retail, not changing the retail price does not increase  consumption. Some wholesale houses will' make a $2.40 or a $2.30  ! price. This is simply to take trade  away from others who are making a  $2.50 price, as no retailer objects to  a longer margin of profit and will buy  from tho houses giving him the longest margin, if it should be necessary  to make a further drop for the retailing by the box, $2, is the only  logical price to make, as that makes  a retail price of 10<} a box. Now  from a case point of view, the consumers of Alberta, will not pay over  $2.50 a case, except for some specially nice cases, or in case of scarcity  and then buy very sparingly. So we  make a canning price of $2. 25,$2.15,  $2.10. This-making a retail price of  $2.50, $2.40, $2.30. Any retailer  will pick for the heavier case to give  his a little Jonger margin, or his customers a little better value, but he  will object to paying more for it. At  the same time he will take ,.a" well-  filled  2-5   in preference to  an even  he tried for 2 for 35^ the consumer  would make a lot of unpleasant talk  for him, also quite a few consumers  would .only want one1 box and do not  like the '20? a box or the penny  change. Then the change to 2 for  25tf which son has to be made, to  make a 2 for 25tf price, $2.50 a case  must be made to the retailer. A retailer will not pay $2.70 or even  $.2.60 and retail at 2 for 25^, so it  2Ci# which soon has to be made, to  $2.75 or $2.GO from $3.00, as it  leaves the retail price still 15<? and so  '   Died at Clayburn  The funeral of the late Mrs. Alice  Thompson of Clayburn took place in  church on'the 24th of. .January; after  which tho deceased was taken to Abbotsford ror burial. The llov. Mr.  Miller officiated.  Deceased lady leaves to mourn her  loss, a husband and seven children.  One, son, the oldest, belongs fo the  .1.31st   Battalion; in   England.  Many attended the funeral and a  large number of wreathes were given  'byt local people including one from  the deceased's mother of Manitoba.  The pallbearers were Messrs Cooper, Purver, Plommer, Brooks, Gough  and Kerr.  .Mr. J.. 1-1. Jones of -Mission City  had charge of funeral arrangements.  full pints. But it must be remembered the Puyullup berry is an altogether different berry from the B. C. berry. It is a large seeded juiceless  berry in comparison with the B. C.  berry. It will hold it's shape and  carry long distances splendidly, hut  from an eating point ol: view, does  not compare with the iine- flavored-  juicy B. C. berry, so while the full  pint may be the best for the Puyullup berry it does not follow that such  is the case with the B.  C.  berj-y.  From shipping point to consumer  point of view, the 2-5 shallow is with  out question, the best pacage, and  from a grower's point he is getting  just as much for the 2-5 as he would  be for the full pint and he is penalized a higher express charge, picking  charge and cost of production  charge. From a handling point of  view the different size packages are a  jonfusion. The express companies  ���������put a weight charge on the full pint  of 23 lbs and on the 2-5 of 20 -.bs.,  and   to   play   safe   (for   the   express  LHTTERW Ol1 THANKS  The Reel Cross workers of An~  fonl who assisted in pack-.  ing Christinas parcels   for   Hit  bo Is  . In the Ladies' Aid yesterday  Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Deagle  were appointed as delegates to  boys at the front and in Eng-jtHe annual missionary Presby-  ,   ���������, ,    ���������    . ,      "    LeriaJ m Chalmers church, Van���������-  land nave been very much S^-icouve{, on Thursday,   February  at   receiving   letters   oi*[ sth..' *  tided  .thanks from many of the recip-'i  ients.    The boys say the- par-'I  eels contained the very things  they need, partiularly the pair  of sox,- that accompanied each  parcel.  Abbotsford has been   to  the  lore  fort of  midst;  in looking after the com-  those gone    from   her  Do not forget the Pancake  social o.'i Shrove Tuesday at  Mrs. J. F. Boyd's  Oppoinled Board of Pensioners  Commissioners for Canada  Mrs. Ward is leaving shortly  to join her husband who has  been for some weeks at Brittan-  nia mines, where they will  make their home.  j Mr. Albert Lee is doing such  a good delivery business that Le  has found it is necessary to get  a new car.  ��������� What might have been a serious accident occurred when  Mr. Greenwood of Slacle & Co.  was coming home to Abbotsford  from Matsqui'when his car became overheated. He burned  burned his hands quite seriously but is getting better now.  Miss E. Bell was home for a  visit last week-end.  Pie. R. Gillen was home for  the week-end.  Miss Rosilda and Lulu Zeigler were home for the week-end  A number of the young people  gave them a very enjoyable surprise party.  On Tuesday night a sleighing  , party composed of the Misses  through   other   Departments   of   Hie J isj*elSoii, Mr. J. Kennedy, Mr. E.  ' Weir, Mr. F. L. Murphy and  others enjoyed a very pleasant  drive.  The Ladies Aid will hold their  next meeting on February 14th  at the home of Mrs. Groat, St.  Nicholas station.  Please remember the afternoon tea to be given by Mes-  cou.pany^ bill all at 23 lbs, then at J In addition, in order to facilitate dames Ware and McGowan on  2-5 is some job to get corrections,! tho granting of pensions, the board is i Wednesday, February 7 from 3  Often in a rush, the weights will he (opening branch pension offices in Van-! to G p.m.  overlooked and the 23 lbs charged on|couver.  Calgary.  Edmonton,  Regina, j      The concert given by the La-           ���������----���������   -���������>--.���������������������������-������  -< dies'  Aid  of  the  Presbyterian  church in Alexandria Hall when  "Our Aunt's Visit from California" will be impersonated, is  fixed for February 23. A good  programme is being prepared.  The Dominion    Government    have  appointed a board of pension commissioners for Canada with office sin Ottawa.     As this Board wish to cause  as little delay as possible iiv dealing  with communications with regard    to (  pensions, they wish the public to cor-J  respond  directly  with  the Board  of  Pension  Commissioners,   Ottawa.        ,  A great deal of delay may be caus-j  ed  by communications    being    sent j  Government  The Patriotic Fund Association and  the Military    Hospitals    Commission  have kindly consented to give information and assistance to those wish-!  ing to  write  direct to the Board1 of j  Pension  Commissioners.'   These soc-!  iet'ies have offices in certain localit  1 ies throughout Canada.  the 2-5. We cannot too strongly en  dorse the 2-5 shallow cup for raspberries and blackberries. And wo advise using the deep full pint for red  and black currants and gooseberries  as well as for strawberries.  innipeg, London, Hamilton, Toronto, Barrio, Kingston. Ottawa. Montreal. Quebec, St. John and Halifax.  All information with regard to pensions may be obtained from these  offices. ,^  S5KES3SE  not want it, even if there realy is  more in it. Then when the berries  are packed or slightly packed, the  berries on the bottom will be more  or less mashed, do not turn out nice  for serving with cream, may show  slightly- wet on the bottom of  the cups, will smell sour sooner. The  full shallow pint will pack in the  handling it gets, and we must consider, that the-handling does not stop!  until tho case is delivered to the consumer. And the grower must take  into consideration the handling from  does not change the retail prico, and j shipping point to the consumer.    Thai  l.'W*'!TJ'"  ^^Eisms^z^^^^^^^^^3^1^  C^&jiii' iSiVM.'M-'i/*^  m  V  ^  V ilrS I UIX.&  THOSE WHO, FROM  TIME  TO  TIME, HAVE  FUNDS   REQUIRING   INVESTMENT  MAY   PURCHASE   AT   PAR  i  jf xnutnun .UCu .  IN SUMS OF $500, OR ANY MULTIPLE THEREOF  so   does   not   increase   consumption,  which is the only excuse for any drop  advocates of the full pint will point  to the Puyullup berries selling in the!  Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.  Interest, pavnble half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by  cheque (frceofexchun.c at any chartered '^"k'n UnadaJ^t  the rate of live per cent per aimum from the date of pai chase.  Holders of this slock will have the privilege of surrendering  at par and accrued interest, as the equivalent of cash, in pa>-  n eS? of any allotment made under any future war loan issue -in  Canada oilier than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short  date security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of one-quarter of-one per cent will he allowed  to recognized bond and stock brokers .on allotments made in  respect of applications for this stock which bear their stamp.  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of  Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, OTTAWA  OCTOBER 7lh, 1916.  r������  ^ffraBBTOB^ f'/l  * 1  THE ABSOTSFORD POST.. ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  II  \ t  ETTE  Let the policy of 1917 be a policy  -of advertising, and the protection thus secured to,your business is well worth the annual outlay, as it-is a guarantee.  a-  to  Old Customers die or move  way���������they must be replaced.  Old Customers are subject  the influence of temptation���������  they may be induced to divide  their custom���������to do some of  their shopping at a competitor's  place of business.  0  New Customers to this community will shop with you���������become  regular Customers���������if they are  invited to do so.  Your competitor's advertising is  an influence v/hich must be offset if you are to maintain your  trade.  Not to advertise regularly to the  readers of the  Is to leave your business unprotected.  A WORD TO THE  PUBLIC  It is no sign of weakness to follow the lead of advertising. You  owe it to yourself to get the most  for your money., the best goods  and the best service. And if you  find that your, inclination is to  shop where you are invited to  shop rather than continue to be  a customer of the shop which  never solicits your good will, you  need have no compunction of  conscience.  Alway Shop Where You  Are Invited To Shop.  Your Trade is Appreciated There  Conditions in Germany  Necessarily all statements emanating from Germany of an unfavorable  nature are .unofncial, but those that  have lately been made public tire so  circumstantial that it is difficult .not  to believe them to be well founded.  One of them is that the drafts upon  the man power of the nation have  been, so great that boys and men between 17 and 4ii, who have been declared unfit for military service, arc  being dragponcd info the army, and  one statement describes the process  as similar to the slave-driving in  Belgium. Another statement, which  is vouched for by the paper 'publishing it,is that food is very much scarcer than is generally believed and  that people are dying of hunger. We  Jhul if impossible to rejoice.over these  tilings except so far as they may serve  to render (he end of tho'war nearer.  That climax may come as many of  us supposed it might, come al an earlier stage of the war, by an uprising  of the people against tho militarism  that has fastened itself around their  necks.  A brief summary of the war, taken  in connection   with the infernal  conditions of Germany,will show the hol-  lowncss  of the claim   that she is in  a. position  lo discuss terms of peace  :.is a victor.     Tho I'lrU, object of Germany was to seize Paris, then crush  Russia,  and   thus  be able  to  compel  Great  Britain   to assent  to   whatever  Berlin   might   propose.     This  ambition  was defeated at the Mame, and  history will accord t.o Fidel Marshall  Jo IT re  due  honor  for  the  wonderful  service  ho  that  day  rendered  to  liberty.    The objective of the invasion  of Russia was Petrograd.-    That has  been frustrated.      The second 'great  effort in the West was directed to the  capture of Calais and the occupation  of the French coast.    That was  defeated at Ypres.     Later we had the  zeppelin   campaign   against   England  a most miserable fiasco.    Then 'came  the thrust at Verdun, which was expected to be both a dynastic and strategic triumph.    It not only ended in  failure but in disastrous defeat. Then  the Entente powers assumed the offensive, and on the Russian front inflicted disaster after    disaster    upon  the Enemy.    Tn the West this movement found erpression in the Battle  of the Somme, a prolonged series of  Allied triumphs.    Turkey was urged  to participate in the war in the hope  that thereby a road would be opened  to Egypt and India.    Once more failure was encountered.       German    intrigue attempted to secure co-operation from Greece join the flank of the  Allies at  Salonika.      Failure again,  although  it ,looked suspiciously like  success at one time.    Then came the  supreme effort    against    Roumania.  for a time this looked like a series  of victories,  but Mackensen's  forces  have   been   checked.    Germany   told  the  world  that    von     Hindenburg's  name was a synonym for victory; hut  that commander seems to   have   shot  his bolt. Osia Minor was to have fed  lhe hungry millions of Germany, but  it  has   failed   to   do   so.    Roumania  was then looked for as a source      of  fcod  supply,  only  to prove a  disappointment.     Under these circumstances, for Germany to pose as a; victor  is as absurd as for President Wilson  to pose as an arbiter of tJie fate of  nations.���������Colonist  New Westminster Pioneer Gone  \*������  The funeral of the late L.ewis F.  Bonson took place at New Westminster on Sunday afternoon last. The  deceased was one of the old timers  of the Royal City and was buried with  Military  Honors, 104th  Regiment.  The deceased was the father of Mr.  Robt. V. Bonson, late road superintendent for Dewdney, who has the  sympathy of his many friends in this  district.  *"���������" "���������""���������"irnritim   fSJIVEflMMMHJiftilllMllliUiWIfrn1  >������iuaA������aiBB������niiMfimiiT������������aBmmnBBrau������i3������^ TinTirifimrtnn  Mr. E. B. Denechaud, who visited  France and England, has returned to  Mission City feeling fine after his  holiday and will again take charge of  the C. P. R. station here.  FOR-SALE���������Cheap for Cash  or trade: 6-hole range, small  cooking stove, bed springs:  lawn mower, garden tools, etc  J. -E. PARTON.  n������..������..i.iii.������������������-... iiinningi-imi-ira-rTn "������������������ ���������'^���������"-^���������'���������f""l������'������������������'������l������"<,:"  n -.���������..���������niMj.Ki 'U--1- i������iur.������-jn������B.mo������m������<in������������������.������������  rwwTi..i.i������.im* r- ^-..^..niA'jufli.t!r,i:i.j*wnrjia^nautt;u.  3 Wfl flfti C'& ha       Ef Qa? 'i& L\ '&      tw <i& '  id* -   Isi   ^SP  K3 is  Iftl  AT  y.i  THE    FRONT.  BUY      .   ������   ���������  i-irt*^    Vi^"   tivj .-ii   l.i   i\ vi   .J  ******  ,������i \J \'AUy   .J  E  s&icwEWirjri'  A  Si  P!  ^P-y������!3 fvn tro*.    *&!?' n--! v- r* rr xnTi r^ ~T<*   m ^ Cr/B 37^  S...TES  fwu?taiiuvi3U'vrs3ia       t���������rtrr*miimp������i<5i������������i^������,.*������* Mrt*r*vjnniit������.*:r/a  rtvrtT3rt,(nria;ttruu"jn'ji.'������ri*raim������  *$ 25.00   for   $S1 .SO  50.00      " ^;3.00  100.00    "        se.oo-  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES  LIMITED TO $1503.  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK    '  OR ANY  MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  h  JAN.   0.   1917.  Fimanoe    Department  Ottawa  I  1 I'.  ' <  ������������������    1 '  ,>:  <l  . ,rl .univ.,.....') 'ii ,i.i.������i j...-.i..^.������i,i������.v.*_...i.i<..'<.,���������������'.**n. uj^i.yj--*..  ������������������j^i-l^^.^....:..^..-"^  :n  {fl  M  A38OTSF0RB   DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping''facilities and cheap power,  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district-,- and industries already"established.  fcj-5?il5S3u^J.'j ^d^Lirt.������*^j^iy*>*M'yi������������.  ^l^.^.^rpJTT*'^*  t������^^B^iHtf  liiil^i n fi 'ii ii i biwi^'-^'tfa^^tefc^-fr-''-^^^  o  Ftio'cograpfi  ^^ Nothing  will  eD-���������������������������������      "add more to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home.  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B.  C.      :-:  KZ35juZZLiml������mM*aaXXi(>������'������^  See me now about that Insurance  i  O 0  0 19  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  ������iwi������wi|-tni*mi  ^mm^^m^^^^^^^m^^^^si^^m%mm^ f'/s  w  H  W  f HE ABBOTSFORD f>0������T, ABBOTSFORD, B. <3.  va~  'J������  1/  l i ,  nmmim  raimgg������flmwMi������li������M^i,UJi^^  ������ \\  Abbotsford and District has done magni  ier sons  to fight  e freedom  Empire and  ri;  y in seridin:  MOLL OF HONOR  ���������%\  i*  i������  Unveiled With the   Names   of  More Than Seventy Names  February 6th, 1916.  Rev. J. L. Campbell of the  Presbyterian Church on Sunday  February 6 th unveiled a roll of  honor in respect and memory to  the volunteers and soldiers who  have gone to the front from  Abbotsford and district. The  text from which he spoke was  "Greater love hath no man  than this, that he lay down his  life for his friend," and as an illustration the, famous painting  "The Great Sacrifice" was used.  The roll contains over seventy  names, the first seven named  having already given their lives  for 'King and Country.'  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed.  H. E. .Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  H. R. Gray, killed.  E. O. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. F. Green, killed.  F. Brown, invalided.  H.  Grimley.  A. Teng.  A. Hill-Tout.  L. Trethewey.  J. Fraser,  C. T. McPhee.  S. McPhee.  C. Hulton-Harrop.  G. E. Hayes.  M. Rhodes.  A. Hicks.  0. Hicks.  Chas. Wooler.  G. Gough,  A. R. Flummerfelt.  J. Kirkbride.  A. C. Dudden.  D. Geddes.  II. Johnston.  P. J. McLagan.  J. Hands.  S. Knott.  W. Laird.  H. Gordon.  A. G. Adams.  G. N. Gillett.  J. Aitken.  0. Kidwell, killed.  R. Hughes.  T. Usher.  T. Perks.  A. Pegram.  B. Pottinger.  B. W. Suthern.  E. A. Chapman.  M. W. Cop eland.  A. Mallalue  A. Healey.  J. Welch.  A. A. Fermortr.   *  T. Donnelly.  E. Anderton.  A. A. F. Callan.  J. Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Peters.  T. Davis.  T. Mawson.  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  Henry Knox.  Fred Knox.  R. Smart.  S. Finch.  W. Bowman.  E. Chamberlain.  K. Huggard.  J. Munro.  T. Smeeton.  A. Williams.  J. McCormack.       ,   ���������  John Gillen.      . -  Hilliard Boyd.  D. Campbell  J. Downie.  Percy Wilson.  Manlius Zeigler  Ed Barrett.     .  V. Hulton-Harrop.  W. Campbell.  Stewart McGillivray.  E. B. de la Giroday  Jack Par to n  H. Skipworth  R. Ramsay  A.  Mitchell.  Peter Pearson.  Geo. Sharp.  F. Beale.  I-I. Arnold.  Tom Campbell.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. 0. Williams.  Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  Andy Ellwood.  J. L. Sansoni  John Sinclair.  Albert Davenport.   .  Joe. King.  Guthrie King.  Matt Nelson.  Matt Higginscn.  Tho   following  have   recently  enlisted tor overseas service:  Robert Gillen  Frank McCallum  Walker Wallace  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  I f. McKinnon  Kenneth McGilivray.  II. Green  A. A. Fermor  y  are we, who are left be  anadian ratnotic  oing to contribute  as our share,  e sacrifice or tnose wno nave  or en  verseas. oervice,  ive a  y subscription.  spppiW  m^_ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOJSFOBD, B. C.  ^.������^.A^*^.."������.".^"l-*������'u*i���������^'���������  THY , !  J���������*  s '  I  For  llama.  Bacon, Smoked  Fish, Labrador  I-Terr'mg and  ' Salt Cod  Choicest i\Iea<s Always on Hand  PIONEER MEAT MARKET  AHHOTSFOKil), ii. C.  usctouuaurjas)  I'.IVAIj Ol'1 HOJIK MERCHANTS  when Lhe flour barrel! is empty and  when tlie children need shoes. They  Announcement has been made that give aid and encouragement to every  a dividend ot ton million dollars movement calculated to make Mqn-  has been declared by a Chicago mail tana a better place in which to live,  order house for the fiscal year ending The Chicago merchants are not do-  December 1. in this connection it is j ing these things for Montana, They  well to remember the investigation j demand cash in" advance and use  made by' the Illinois legislatlre.some j their enormous profits in building up  lnonths   ago,   into   the   operation   of' Chicago and Illinois���������fo some extent  several big stores in Chicago. The  claim was made that the girls who  work in these stores do not receive  a living wage a nd that as a result  (hey are forced  into  lives of sluuiie.  The truth of these averments was  generally sustained by the investiga-  ��������� tiou. It was ascertained that the  minimum expense of a girl in Chicago  who is wholly dependent upon herself is $8 per week. A great many  girls receive less. A large number  received substantially this sum. A  1'ov.- received more. There was much  in the situation that was deplorable,  much that needed remedying.  But another interesting feature   of  the probe was the relation of the enormous profits made by at least one  big   mail   order   house   in   Chicago.  Seven millions profit annually with a  thirty   million  investment is,  to   use  an expressive term,    "going    some."  This  firm  does  a heavy   business in  Montana and  throughout  the northwest.     It claims to be able to undersell IVLontana merchants and gets    a  great deal on this promise.    There is  it appeals at the sacrifice of the virtue of Illinois girls.  Tins- recent big dividend of (he  .Chicago concern should open the eyes  of Montana patrons of eastern mail,  order houses. The Montana niorch-  eim ought to be put in the 1 alanee a-  gaiust his foreign competitor and dv-  en a hearing and a square deal. - I'.'  Montana people who have been in Lhe  hauit of buying in Chicago will go hi ���������  lo the. subject they, may find tlipmsd-  vos in the position of the tightwad  who spent all his time seeking to  prevent a. small ieak about the spigot  of his cider barrel, only to learn later  that the bung hole had been left  wide open.���������Conrad Indepentout.  What is true of the Chicago mail  order houses may most likely be true  in regard' to our eastern mail order  houses. They don't extend credit;  they don't pay taxes to build up our  institutions; they don't help us in.any  way to make Mission City or any part  of the Fraser Valley a better place to  live in; and there is just a possibility  that  they   do  not  pay  wages   in  all  reason; to believe that this undersell-j cases beyond a mere existence: Pa-  were really tested out, and the Mon-! tronize our home merchants and get  tana home herchant could be given [ good value for your money with the  his due,the chances are that he would   chance  that  in your  favor of  being-  win out, and would actually give his  Montana customer more for the money, all things considered, that the foreign merchant.  This much is true of ninety-nine  out of every hundred Montana mer  chants���������they are paying their clerks  better than starvation wages. They  are not paying interest on stock  which is part water to the ratio that  seven million dollars profits bear to  thirty million dollars investemnt.  They are paying taxes for the support of local schools and municipal  enterprises. They are supporting local churches and charities. They are  boosting for Montana and (.heir own  communities.       They    extend credit  able to return the goods if they are  not satisfactory, and the store's profits going towards helping the community in a thousand ways big and  small.  We Promise Not Never Again  A few weeks ago we published 8  pages to the Fraser Valley Record,  and the editor of the Burnaby Courier, the new paper for Burnaby district, thought we were going to do  if every week and in his' generosity  he wrote the following: "We wish to  take this opportunity to compliment  and congratulate Editor J. A. Bates  uf the Fraser Valley Record, publish-  &?z������t  z&ai  Sh  r-Tr~S--&���������*  A  I ABBOTSFORD, B. C  ii    '  j| " Strictly first-class  in every respect.    The bar is  ! stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES.   $1.50  TO   $2.00   PER   DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS PROPRIETORS  et- ������ss EEZSScSSS  fTiliyi'ii"* r~*7*1���������y ";>*^���������,"1  SE*3E*S  .*3  To Housewives:-  The Jolliest and Best-Tempered men are those  who have the  Lea's Groceries are always Fresh  f������iMm]������wwwwiwii"wramaaBBm������  ALBERT   LEE,   Groc&r   and   BaKer  ik*  &  THE     MINISTER     0  F      FINANCE/  ������������������ REQUEC  y SO  THE,  P'EOPLE    OF  CANADA    TO  BEGIN  N  o.w  TO  S.AVE  'MONE^i  '    FOR   THE  NEXT WAR  LOAN               ���������  JAN.  9,   J9I7  DEPARTMENT OF  FINANCE  OTTAWA  ed at Mission City, oh his enlarged  and greatly improved paper.       ��������� ,  "Keep up tho good work, Bates;  Mission needs more men of .your  stamp. It's a pleasure fo see a newsy and clean weekly besides our own  published in this neck' of the woods.  "More power l.o your elbow nnd  continued success to the Fraser Valley Record, is the sincere wish of the  Burnaby Courier." c  Brother Courier believes evidently  in the Creed: "Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are  dead. Fill their lives with sweetness.' Speak approving , cheering  words while their ears can hear them,  and while their hearts can be thrilled  and made happier by them; the kind  things you mean to say when they  are gone, say before they go."  are sapping (he province of I liousainls j plication pursuant thereto and to the  of dollars voarlv, and whereas while I "Water Act, .191 -1" will be (lied in  people cannot live ami elucale llieir I !|,(- ui:i.<:������ ������r. L1,u WaLcr ^ocordor at  children  in open    competition     with  AUK YOU GOLiYG TO VICTORIA?  February is the convention month  in this province and several meetings  of importance will be held in Victoria within the course of the next few  weeks.  Farmers and all others' interested  in agriculture in any way in British  Columbia are looking forward with  interest to these gatherings the first  of which is the meeting of the Board'  of Horticulture which is to be held  in Victoria on the 9th and 10th ot  February. Closely following this  comes the meeting of the B. C. Fruit  Growers' Association. This convention is scheduled for the 13th and  14th. Many interesting subjects will  be discussed and a large number of  fruit growers in different parts of the  province have promised to attend.  Next in the list comes the B. C.  Stock Breeders Association Convention. Addresses of interest have been  arranged for this meeting, as for the  others and everything taken up will  be not only of use, but also of interest., to those attending. On tho  second day of the B. C. Stock Breeders Association convention the Farmers' Union holds the first of the  mass meetings arranged for the ICtli  and  17th of February.  Many of the visitors who will be in  attendance at the other conventions  have expressed their intention of  staying in Victoria in order to be  present at the meetings arranged by  the promoters o.f this new organization.  Reduced fares have been granted  by the railways but those who intend attending the convention must  not forget to ask the agent, when  purchasing tickets, for a standard cer  titicte. Without this no reduction  well be available.  Chinese, and whereas1 if is legal lo  peddle in almost any part of the, Bri-  lish I'hnpire, and whereas it is desirous that legitimate nia.rket.ing be en-  cod raged in 13. C, therefore bo it. resolved, that petitions be forwarded  tho fjYliiiisLer of Agriculture asking  th.it legislation be enacted al, the  coming session of the Legislature,  making it illegal to peddle vegetables  in the Province of British Columbia,  and that Orientals shall not sell vegetables except in Oriental stores."  New  West minster,  B. C.  Objections to the application may  be filed with the said Water Recorder, or with the Comptroller of Wafer  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, IT. C, within thirty days after the  first apcarance of this notice in a local   newspaper.  The date of the first publication of  (.his notice is January  19th, 1917.  ABBOTSFORD TIMBER AND  TRADING COMPANY, LIMITED  Applicant.  Per J.  F  .BOYD,- Secretary.  Shipment of Red Cross Work  The foilowing.list of articles  have been shipped by the local  branch of Reel Cross to Vancouver, Ward Two. on January '21  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  so pair sox, 4 sets pyjamas, 20 j pj Phone Connection. Mission City  hot water bottle covers, S pairs'' *��������� :   5  K  g  K  B  5  K  B  ������  if  ������:  hi  i*<  Is  rs  j El  ! ISI  B  Funeral Director  hospital slippers, 2 pair surgical |  stocking, 47 pair sox were senl.i,.  overseas in the Christmas par-is  ceis for the boys. j<  ra;arw.ttiWf^^  Any one requiring fire wood i  please leave their orders with j  Mrs. Dan Smith, Abbotsford.;  The wood is being donated to;  the Red Cross, proceeds of thej  sale of same will be given to  the local branch of this society  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  The many friends of Mr. Wm.  Taylor will be pleased to learn  that he is recovering ".'rom ;.t  very, successful operation for  appendicitis and expects.to be  around soon better than ever.  CarriHge and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. O.  ���������*'i^'?5s?'"i?i55iS"^^S!������5  ffivESis' ���������������"  WATKR  KOTIOH  Diversion and Use  TAKE NOTICE that the Abhots-  1'qrd Timber and Trading Co., Limited  whose address is Abbots ford, Li. C,  will apply for a licence to regulate  the level of the uater of a lake on  part of Section 1G and 21., in Township 10, east of the Coast Meridian.  The water will be controlled by a  da:*ti at the outlet of the lake to facilitate the Uoafing of logs.  This notice was posted on the  ground on the .1 O'th day /-of January,  1917..  A copy of this notice and an ap-  LIVERY, AUTO and  FEED STABLES   ���������  lh EMERY, Proprietor. ���������  TEAMING and   DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders  Promptly  Filled  Auto  For  Hire.  Give us a  call and you will  be used right every time.  ABBOTSFORD,  B. C.  ������  Why Not Give  The Whole Truth?  The Nicomen Island Ratepayers'  Association sent a resolution to the  Mission Board of Trade for endorsa-  tion protesting against the encroachment of Oriental market produce vendors. The resolution was not endorsed.���������-Vancouver  Daily  Province.  The following is the resolution  which the Mission City Board of  Trade was asked to endorse: "Inasmuch as the farming industry of H.  C. has been jeopardized by the Chinese vegetable grower and pedlar who  [riOtej  Farmers' and Travelers;  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON,  B   C.  fttfsuftira


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