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 ���������A '  '     I  M  <[  v.  t ,..*���������:  ���������:���������>  >:>'.  ���������V i ;  M  x ���������' ���������:  :'..; ? v* *vj������.'Fi������Or, CTiiir &'  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  TTfT.  Vol. XIX., No. 13  AJ3BOTSFORlj;B, C.   FRIDAY, FEB. 6. 192)  ������  *.'.wa-������,.     o  ���������-tics-'-     "-  $1.00  -w.-p     Y  :ak  ���������SHS  MIM  I'lIONICS:   ������.   C.���������:U(        I'lirmiTs'        Ki'siilcnrc  AUTOMOKUjK . RKl'AHtS   iukI   AqiKSSOKtKS  OAKS   KOK  1HKK,   DAY  OK  MO I IT ���������  lv. K>, CjiAKACiii  O.  STRING,  jMniiug'Cr  KM'UKT MKOHANICS A: CAHKF;)!. DltlVEKS  .k^fct ot'Ticiius  AVe luuullc���������Oxy-Acetylone Welding, Tires, Gasoline and Oils.  Genuine Ford   Parts and all'Kinds oi' Repairs.  OVERLAND  AGENCY AND  SERVICE  STATION  3*hBBMMIUIIIH������lll 'HIM"'  MATSQUI   COUNCIL  MEETS  The first business of the new council, meeting at the 'hall on Mt. Lsh-  man on Monday, was to consider an  {���������jjppftl from Peter Halverson Lo with  era v the last act of the old council.  This was relative to the old cnari.*-!r  Riving rights to tlie fanners of Matsqui for the laying of waterpipes along  r unicipal roads, a franchise given to  t.'if.i: as the Matscpa Waterw n V.**  Company. lt was at that time the  intention of the farmers to convey  spring water from the hills to Matsqui village. As nothing had been  done by this company, the 193 9  ' council decided to withdraw the coun  cil decided''to withdraw the franchise.  Before the bylaw was finally sealed  - Mr. Halveson, president of the Water  work Company, begged for a retention of the charter. The reason work  had not been prosecuted, he stated,  was the high cost of labor and the  higher cost of piping. Expecting a  fall in these charges before long, the  farmers were waiting a little longer.  Original estimates on the scheme  gave $10,000 as the total cost. Today  the same work would require an out  lay of $40,000. If only a 25 per  cent, reduction took place in a year's  time, that would mean a saving of  ? 10,000 to the settlers.  Tlie reeve contended that the charter was faulty in that it stipulated  ' no time limit. There was also nothing to prevent it being sold to outsiders who might exploit the people  He suggested the cancellation of this  and the granting of a new franchise  when the farmers wen"' ready to act  .   on it.  Mr. iT.uverson emphctically denied  tlio rumor lliat liiey Lad offered 'o  eell their rights. Tho tanners had  put in about !{.S00 for incorporation  fees, elections, etc, and it was not  fair to cut 'them our. by cancelling  this charter.  As a meeting of the Waterworks  Company is arranged foi next Saf.ur- j  day the council decided to defer acl-  tion until next meeting, when a delegation from tho farmer!, is invited to  meet them.  Matsqui figured again in the proceedings with a suggestion, from tho  nianpcor of the Bank of Commerce  at Mission City that their ��������� Matsqui  branch handle the municipal account  This at present is in the Bank of  Motrcal at Westminster. Several of  the councillors favored the change at������  hnine a saving in exchange on the  cheques. A resolution authorized  a special meeting to be held after  the Court of Revision on February  9, when Manager Mathewson will be  given an opportunity to state reasons  for the transfer. The Bank of Montreal has treated .the council with  much consideration in the opinion of  the reeve.  The claim of  the Royal  Bank  of  Canada   at   Abbotsford   for   this' account will bo a very strong one if the  proposal made by the reeve io consummated.   He  had   been  asked   by   the  Abbotsford Board of Trade to get the  f cling of the council on the admisiso.n  of Abbotsford into Matsqui municipality. The Abbotsford people, it was  said, are tired of paying taxes beyond  benefits received and of paying without having any say in the mariner in  wliich their taxes were expended.  They were too small for incorporation, and felt they would be better  served by absorption into the municipality  The council considered a plebiscite  would be required for -this .serious  step anyway, and as. the year was before them they had plenty of time  ���������Lo consider it, therefore no definite  action was taken.  The Canadian Natinnal. Railway  has notified- the council of an intent-  The aniuial  meeting of tho  board  of  trade was held   in tho  U.W.V.A.  rooms or.' Monday'-evening,  Feb.'2nd  wih   o   goo 1   attendance.-  j     Nominations for membership were  id.   R.   Wright,   IV W.  Johnson,     R.  I I.cary,  .1.  Cottrill,   r'..   .���������McPhee,     C  'Gray, W. AY.'Groat, F. E. White and  all were duly elected.  Two replies, from advertisements  re jam factory, Hon. E. D. Barrow,  M.  L. A. ..,   .  The following were elected officers:       .  President, Geo. IT. Kerr,  (re-elected);. 1st  Vice-president,   J.   A.   McGowan ;   2nd Vice-Pres.,     Reeve  McCallum,   Secretary ��������� N.   Hill   was   reelected.     Council Messrs A. H.  Harrop, Thomas Delair. F. J. R. Whitch-  elo, .E.   A.   Hunt,   C.   Spring,   R.   H.  Eby,   R.   J.   Shortreed,   F.   E.  White,  8. D. Trethewey.    Chairman of Committees, membership, C. Spring, A.H  Harrop, Reeve McCallum;   Publicity,  F. J. R. Whitcholo, Finance N. Mill;  Agriculture^ A. H. Harrop; industrial  J.   A.   McGowan;   entertainment,   R.  Deary;    roads    and    streets,    R.    .1.  Shortreed;  fire and light, R. H. Eby  It was decided to at once fake the  necessary stops to establish a pound  by-law in the townsito.  The secretary was authorized fo  got full particulars'" from attorney-  general-in regard to the necessary  steps for amalgammation with Matsqui municipality.  The secretary was also instructed  to write, the B. C. E. 11. regarding  the poor ligirt and heat on -tram "cars  IJOi  .X  ���������������������������To  j-w-r*: r'  J.I  '.   and  M r������  to  ���������.   a  son.  HOI  N-  ���������To  A!  '.  and  Mr u  on  Fe  i.  1st  m  Abbots  ford  ;ing Mr. Knoll s moth'.  I  '���������':iu-  Kobo'rt-  a   d  * ���������'./  'il.O  convention  io  is "the'  CARMICHAE L���������McGf LLIVRA Y  in Fraser Valley;  also write various  ion  to  impound all cattle found  on   c-orks   0f  municipalities   to  co-oper  their rirht-of-way, and has requested   ate  information on  the localities of the  pounds.    The only one in the municipality is at Matsqui, and this is likely  to  be  well  filled  unless  the  guards  are improved.  Trustees Pratt and Jackman with  Secretary Brice presented to the coun  cil the school estimates for 1920.  As these were $7000 higher than  1919, some explanation was needed.  Apparently the reasons were satisfactory as the council accepted them in  full.  The chief increase is in teachers'  salaries, which are $4 0 0 higher-thai-  last year, caused by three additions  to the staff, and sundry increases in  the salaries of present teachers.  The $17,000 total was made up by.  On Wed. Jan., 28th at the home  of the bride's father, Huntingdon,  Miss Nora McGilivray and Mr. Fred  Carmichael, were united in marriage  Miss Carmichael, sister of the bride  "jroow acted as bride's maid , while  Mr. Hugh McGillivray, cousin of the  bride, assisted the groom. After a  wedding trip to the coast cites they  will reside in Abbotsford.  Tc.ichors $8000; janitors, $800; secretary, $500; medical. $150; auditor, $25;- treasurer, $25; insurance  $25;' fuel, $120; to Abbotsford and  Langley school districts $750; supplies $1000; repairs, painting, elc...  $2250; incidentals, travelling, miscellaneous and emergencies, $1000.  Two now scliools must bo built  which it is hoped to obtain by an ap  poal to tlie department of eduealior,.  Those arc Aberdeen anil Glcnnioro.  Ni'jw i;iiii*s Ij\tkui>uci;i>  Two hills worn introduced Monday  by tho minister of land'* in flu; legislature. One lo amend the Soldier''  Land Acl,. 'provides that, the kuiij  which may be devoted to the purchase of land shall lie one million  dollars, instead of tho half million  voted  hist ues'ilun.  Tlie money is to bo taken from flic  provincial revenue.  The other bill amends the "Crown  Lands Sub-Purchasing Indemnity  Act." The act of last year gave purchasers until May, 1920, to apply for  relief or'for an extension of the time  for making payments. Under tho  present bill such applications will lie  entertained until the first of May,  1920. The act applies to lands that  may become forfeited to the crown  and also to lands purchased from private holders.  On Feb. 13th the VV. A. of St.  Matthews church will hold a Valentino whist drive. (Girls will bo  hostesses.)  Mrs S. Woolgar and Miss Mildred  La Faive are guests of Mrs. Geo.  .'lei gl or.  Mrs. J. Starr of Sumas was a vis-  ;tor in town on Tuesday.  Mr. Boothroyd, Cloverdale,-spent  '.he week-end with her sister, Mrs.  A'" right.  Mrs. W. W. Groat spent a, week in  Vancouver.  Miss Vera Hunt spent the week  uid  with her parents.  Mrs. McGipre. Brandon. Map... k.-s  boon visiting her bi other, P. J. 11.  \\'hifehcl������.  Mr. and Mrs. McGowan spoilt a  few   days   in   Vancouver.  Mr. Coogan made a husie::-!!  1 o  Va noonvcr (h is week.  Mr:-!. Podlow and family Ir.m.  visiting her parents. I lev. and  \ldcr.  Cloverdale.  Mr. I'". J. It. Whif.-hclo ' \v:i:; in  Vancouver all ending (ho funeral o'  i   relative   this   week.  Miss Annie llarl has Jeff lo (rain  Cor a nurse in Si. Paul's hospita  Oil Kobruary lOlh tlie W. .A. of fh  '!. \V. V. A. will entertain I In*- wivr  and children of the returned in u  '>f I ho district al. a tea in the g. \\\  V. A. hall, at ������������������'.i.'.U). All isoldier,,  wIvi.-H are. cordially hivifod: and. in  the evening Mr. TV B, f.viiiccy, M. P.  and Sergf. W.Drinnan, secretary of  lhe (!. \V. V. A. who haii .iu:;!. returned from a conference, ai Ottawa,  will Hpeak in the subject of pouoiouij  for Relumed Men at 8 p. m. All  come.  PSHOMIER -OJJVI3JK   HAS  SUHPIAIS  a daughter.  The W. A. of St. Matthews church  hold a most successful whist drive on  January 30th, when nineteen tables  of whist were played.'These winning-  first prizes w.ere Mr. Geo. Kerr and  Miss Gilbert; consolations went, io  Mrs. Wililams and Mr. O. Zeigler.  Owing to some cases of flu m  Straiton the school there has been  closed and Miss Ina Fraser, the  teacher, is,visiting her sister Mrs. .'!.���������  Steffin, Chilliwack.  A parent teacher's meeting* will bo  held Tuesday-';afternoon  at 3:15.  A pan-cake social will be held at  the home of Mrs. J. K .McMenemy  on Shrove Tuesday. February 17th.  in aid of the missionary fund.  ' Mrs. Plum ridge of- Mission visited  her sister Mrs.  Renner on Monday.  The Chilliwack District Orange  Lodge met at Mt. Lehman on Fob.  3rd at 11 p.m. with delegates  from 1470-Chililwaok, 1S67 AbboU-:-  ford, 1868 Mt. Lehman, 2290, AU1-  ergrovc. After general business was  dealt with election of officers was  held resulting as follows: .1. McLean  W.C.M., 18G7; .1. Robertson, W.C.M.  I-170; H. McNeil,- chaplain, 18(17 J.  Bates, R.ID. Sec. 18G7; G. Ramoay,  .Financial secretary 2290; A. McLean  treasurer. 1808; A. Carson, D. of C.  1470; H. Israel L.IQ. 0. ISO8. Several interesting addresses were given  by the retiring officers and it was  .decided to hold tho 12th of July  celebration in Chilliwack. The scn-.i-  .annual meeting is to be held at AI-  dergrove. The Mt. Lehman lodge put  up a sumptuous repast which was  enjoyed by the delegates present  The meeting closed at 3 p. in.-  Mr. Frank Elliott formerly of ..b-  botsfordis fireman on the Sumas-  Guichon  run.  Mrt: and Miss Grace Kennedy tU-  te./ded the induction of Rev. J. L.  Campbell into Knox church, CoUr.ig-  wood East on January 27th.  Mrs. H. P. Knoll has returned fro'i?  Victoria  brin&  with hoi*.  Mr.   G.   II.   Kerr   is  . tho   Hoard   of   Trade  .'Vancouver this week.  -  .    *f j     Miss   Fisher   of   Vancouver  iosi..i(al,gucsl   ot-   Mrs    K(?n.is  Mrs. Alex. McCallum is visitin-,:  her son   in  Vancouver.  The Ladies' Aid met at the home  of  Mrs.   McGowan   on   February 4th.  Mr. J. Walker, .organized a "Boys'  Drill and Temperance Club" in.thd  Presbyterian church Feb'. 4th with a  membership of 26. They meet every  Wednesday evening in the S.S1. room  at  7:30  sharp.  Mr. S. Trethewey has purchased  the house formerly occupied by S.  Kravoski and his daughter, Mr.s. Mc-  Daniel   will  reside  there.  Mr. Geo. Robinson, Vancouver, has  bought  the Miller .ranch.  ?.ir. Howard, Vancouver, has purchased Mr. Matt Nolson\s home and  the Nelsons have gone l.o reside on  "Matsqui   Prairie.  Provincial Inspector Anstey of the  hiu,h schools and Inspector Sullivan  of graded schools, visited Abbofs-  on Monday last and found the schools  in good shape, teachers and pupils  doing good" work. ('*  The LO.I... New Hra, No. 24 4 held  a banquet, on Saturday evening,Jan.  '.', I (Ii fo t heir ret urnod  men.  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Tcyn celebrated their first, wedding anniv.-jrHary  Feb. 3rd. when about, twenty friends  assembled   to  congratulaty  thorn.  Mrs. McMillan is visiting friends  in Uellingham, Vancouver and New  Westminster.  The Misses Mabel and Maude Hume  of- New Westminster wore the guests  of   Mrs.   Parton   over   week end. "  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Tong are visiting in Vanvouver. Mrs. Teng intends spending a month in Victoria  with her sister.  Mrs. Tapp, Huntingdon, and Mrs.  Parton were chosen delegates from  \V. O. T. U. to attend convention in  Victoria.  Mrs.   (Rev.)   Robertson    went     to ���������  Seattle where, she met her daughter  Mrs.   Fra/.er, and  both  have gone to  | San   Diego and  other points south.  Waists,  s  .osiery,     etc,  just arrived and readv for  your inspection  It was announced at tho house thin  week that the present government  has a surplus, having spent less than  the revenue of the province.  The excellent manner in which the  public works of the province have  been carried on during the past, year  (?) and increased taxation should  make all admirer", of the premier  very proud indeed. A little more  (o help increased production would  rsally have had a better smack to it.  Complete range of-all-above lines  ���������at prices less than can- be purchased wholesale today  XMJUJl&Kf^Jt  xszsemsaaa  Dressmaking-,   line   and   plain  dressmaker.���������Inquire   at'  H.   C.   Phone,   !  sew?ii^  by  a   capa!;h-  and  qualified  l*r.y Goods L'epnrtiiiout.  !"ai:i:r-:  Phone   two;  ^Ommmm^mmmtmtmmKSKBKBSB  *'  ^'������"riSshfti������  ��������� &&& PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  irrt  THE ABBOTSFORD POSI  Published Every Friday   '  J. A. BATES, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, IHSBftUARY U;'1i)20  Plums Arc Phiked Almost Every Hay���������  The reason put up some for not* having.(ho  ��������� bridge over (he Fraser river put. up al. ihc  present time is (hat 'the country ctuiuoi. ailord  it.' This is an old story, almost' threadbare.  We have heard it given by    many    different  .  governrheiUs,during the past thirty years ami  yet governments go on spending money and'  ��������� collecting revenue (o take the place of thai  spent; further ihey arc getting inio d:.*bl more  antl more all the time. We can. compare our  provincial debt or our dominion debt with that  of ten years ago and we find (here is a vast  difference between now and (hon. and it. was  not all spent on account of, the war cither.  This is a new country and money must be  spent to develop "the vasl resources until such  time as the country is properly developed and  can stand on its i'eet alone. U is business and  good business to hasten the day of full development. We'reap the benefit as we -go a ion gv  The  country  subscribed  Victory "Bonds     not  '��������� long ago to meet the demands that the country needed to carry it. along*. The people are  assuming part, of the debt, of the country.showing that they have faith in Canada's future.  At Ottawa during the session's; at Victoria  ��������� during the sessions- and also another seasons  of the year the lobbies are full of men who are  after something for some district in the province or the dominion. The successful lobbyist is the one who wins out and carries away  the plum for his district; and sometimes while  the other hungry fellow looks on with wide  open eyes and mouth, wondering how* it-was  done. The political plums are being picked  successfully almost every day, either for some  individual or some district in (he broad dominion. When the plums are all picked is the  only time to stop picking.  It has been said that if the Mission-Matsqui  bridge were built as the hoard of trade mono*:  calls for that there would be other districts  after the same thing. That might be true but  the .'early bird'carries off the worm' and tho  fellow with the original idea should certainly  be encouraged, especially when it benefits the  country in the way of development. Precedents are established every day in the year both  at Ottawa and at Victoria, and all other capitals throughout the Empire; and the man who  carries off a plum for his district is looked up  ' to by his'fellow man. A successful plum getter is surely a favorite with the "people.  Mackenzie & Mann captured an excellent  plum when they sold the C. N. R. to our dominion government; so did the Grand Trunk  people; and so did New Westminster, years  ago when the bridge was built across^the Fraser river. Dewdney has not captured many  ' plums, but it sure did pick a good one when  the bridge was built over the Pi-tt River. We  are not saying any of these things were wrong-  but we do say that none of them was done in  a clay or an hour; the proper necessity was  placed in the proper light before the giver ot  these perfect gifts.  'This district of the Fraser Valley might be  capturing a plum in the Misison-Matsqui  bridge, but there would be a great many people who would derive the benefit, and by the  Lime everybody had a bite cut of the pium  ibis d.'strict would only get but a small taste,  which goes io prove that the benefits of a  bridge at the point mentioned would very  greatly help in (he development of the Fraser  Valley. The benefits would be not: only Valley  wide but would spread its good effects for many  miles around. Thousands of people besid:*:*;  the people of iVialsdui and rdi**:si.;ii would share  in the usefulness of (he striiciur.--.  If behooves (he people of this dbirir-t to  . ke cp after the bridge and if the present..mem-  l>er or members of this district cannot reach  high'enough to grasp flu's plum, let. us search  and place in the proper position (hoseWhoso  strong arm and powerful intellect ca;i devise  ways and means to a successful end.  changed -the Reds. They are here as they  were in .Eurpe,���������enemies of the social order,  bent on fearing down and destroying the established institutions, to replace them with  the kind-of government they have given Russia. Tlie lesson has been so plainly taught  that all must understand and appreciate lhe  sci iou.uioss of failure io recognise the possible  consequences of neglect, to make plain .the  foundation p-b-eiplco of our government system; (hat if llu .'<: is to"bo revolution, it must  come peacefully a:.d through the, recognized  cha.nnel, ihc ���������!> oct box. Those who preach  and advocate :\ny oilier form of social and  economic revolution are'enemies of the state  find deserve to be SO'regarded.  "The board of'trade meelings in the ci(y of  Vancouver--the gvl -to-gether meetings of  (his week aie'bonmrlo I'hyo their 'effect on the  future deveiomei'i of the provine;*. The programme shows ih.-u Vancouver realizes' (here  arc orbi':.* quest!6*i"'. than ihc hniueditite questions ot tiie eby. (hat need boosting in order  fo push along development ' throughout 'the  province. ,       . ���������* -      .  The b'raser Valley on the north side of the  river should from every point semi in a vote  of inaiiiss to tiie Vancouver Board of Trade  for the ::hic a--sislau.ee given in bettering the  <i\vd\} service between the coast cities and all  points along the C. P. R. line. Mission City  aiop.g with the oilier (owns now secure their  mail on lhe local several hours earlier tlT'an  for many moulds past, the mail coming in on  the.Agassis*; local in the evening and going out  en the local, in the morning. This certainly  facilitates business and puts all these points  nearer the big business centres.  To destroy a newspaper, even -though it is  a week old, shews. ������������������* the opinion of the Chinese- a gross lack of. character; to crumple a  printed adv,erti*i'enKnt shows the haste of unreason: to toss a. book carelessly on the floor  chows a .tender.cy toward violence; to tear a  printed page shows'that you are mentally deficient. ';.( is a sad commentary on the quality  of much of our re;it]ing that we of the Western world, where illiteracy is rare, have so  litlle reverence, for' the printed page.  There are a number of people who think  if the town were a little larger it.would be in  better'shape for incorporation ; while on the"  other hand Grand Forks claims" that its city  is too big to properly administer; and says  (hat 'there are people in the city who have  been paying taxes for twenty years who have  neither city water nor light. It is the city's  duty to supply the-e people with modern conveniences before she begins to sigh for the  coufiuest of now territory,' meaning the amalgamation of Ruckie, a neighboring district.  Abbotsford is tired of self-government for  school tax purposes and "wants to throw in its  lot with Matsqui school district. Many beiievo  fijis would be better business. Misison City  in a p:;n of Mission municipality for school  purpose.*".; and the scheme works well, at least  we heav but little complaint at the present  Lime; and ihc district has an excellent school  \V.  (his ;  (he ].*  tor. 1  coys!  There have been intimations in (he press  despatches that scores of Socialist 'aviators are  entering Canada to avoid tlie. roundup by the  United States government, should serve as a  warning to the government .and the 'immigration staff. Canada has given a home to many  hundreds of these gentry and made (hem welcome- as did the United States under the impression that our free institutions and broad  liberties would induce them fo abandon their  destructive views and become good citizens.  Events of the past year have shown that'hopes  built on these promises were false hopes.Life  in Canada, life in'the United States, has not  Bowser, leader of the opposition invoice, has made much headway during  year among the people of tlie inter-  isiaud  a;id  the larger  cities at  the  Wherever he has spoken big crowds  have attended ami invariably listened to his  expression of the methods cf the present govern i.urnt.    in  r?ict,  so strong have  been  his  present aliens cf the- existing political condit-  ioi.-H in (bis province, as well as tlie lack-   of  biiKi-M".*.:-* charged cgaitist (.he government,!hat  Mr. J'-'nrris has mr.imted his mule   and    been  ch-!,rgij,g here and there with    the    ancient  sword in his .hand trying to cut away the im-  prvKsious made by Mr. Bowser.    It is taking  a good deal to stir upu Mr Farris. but Mr. Row-<  scr has at last succeeded in doing so.���������Stand-'  ard-f-'eutinol.  The mule has apparently laid up Mr. Farris  as (ho la!.(or was reported sick a day or so ago.  They '-.ay.il- takes'a real good man to ride a  mule.  \Jtm'mtmwm-���������m'JUJM-ic*���������  U]  jj  IS A BPIN  No-one wants io be unnecessarily brusque in'manner  yet the use of "Hello" in answering the telephone gives  that impression. The. better way is to tell the caller who  is talking. "When-you announce your name or the-name of  your firm or department you eliminate (he necessity of additional enquiry. It facililaies vour telephone service and  creates a favorable iinprcFsioirriglit from the'start. '  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.  ���������t^yi*immrt*9mmvxirirsuiKK3t  ���������ri-n- to-.. ,T���������*iw������wr  Owing to the confusion ui in:Pl  orders of this medicine' wo two advancing the price from $r>.20 to ij'.n.r.O  and paying all charges. Tl.is_ will  give our  many     customers,,  quicker  service.  ' Sole   ManufntM-i'ii'yrs  MKB. CJKO. S. AIjMAS  521   f<h  Avenue,   North,   3:islca<ooon  Nov/ is the-proper time to look  over your stationery Tor the year ana  order".     Paper is going up in price.  Wm. Atkinson  General Auctioneer and   Live  'Stock   Specialist.o  T.\ years anion.!:, the Stuck men of  the 1'Yasei' Valley. Am I'amihir  with the diin-rent, broods of live  stock and their' values.  Address all coiiimnnications to  "Tlox -M Chilliwack, B. C*  Yft*>jMi*\Y(mmm*nam-w\^vmmvcBrx&2Z  Dr.G.AJ  71  ft "a*"  Acta  Dentist  430 HASTINGS Street, W.  (Over C.r.R. Tick.  &  Tel.  Offices)  VANCOUVER - B.C.  lt is always well to write or phone  ��������� Xor  appointments  <"? a r -"Tie"  O  L DASHWOGD - JSNES  BARRISTER  and   SOLICITOR  309 Rogers Rldg. Vancouver  Ccuasol, J. Milton Trice.   .  sra  m  il  '^���������jmnnmnii. jii aiicmiiniiini^X^G^nnnn iinnrit  ~93m2������ljj$  ���������'  i\  isl  J. H. JONES  Funeral  Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  SERVICE  W    _ ���������!ny)  inffig^rajnffjmniiii^o)!^^^  RfS*"'  For a Good Smoke Try  B.C. & Old Sport  CIGARS  i  The CHEVROLET valve-  in-head motor with whicli  CHEVROLET Cars are  equipped is of the type  celebrated for its remarkable economy and efficiency, it is a short cut to  maximum power.  In this particular type of  motor., the propelling force  hits (.lis piston "on the  head" and thus gives  maximum power will) minimum fool consumption.  B.   C.   CIGAR    FACTORY  WILBERG a VVOLZ,   PROPS  *  W   WESTMINSTER.  B.C.  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALURL  Save your Hair!    Get a small botlir  of Danrierine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.  The government candidate ;\vho wished for  numy years health and the ability to lead the  loyal opposition for many years, must have  read ihc hand-writing on the wall and just  sakl lliosc kind words to ease his conscience  n. takes tlie Surrey teachers to do the trick  rlghl: Twentv per cent, raise or we all re-  '���������i;;������������������-.��������� :'f--i\v:<) fo luwe the1 desired effect on the  .r:choo! hoard.  T'hin, brittle, colorless and scng/i*"  hair is mute evidence oi a nqglc-ctm'  scalp; of dandruff���������that awful scurf.  "There is nothing so desfcnicCvs t'  the hair as dandruff. It robs the ha.ii  of its lustre, its strength and its vcrj  life; s.eventually producing a feverish-  ness and itching of the sea-lp, which i:  not remedied causes the hair roots ir  shrink, loosen and die���������then the liaii  falls out fast. A little Bandevine tonight���������now���������any time���������will surely save  your hair.  Get a small bottle of Kr.owlton's  Danderjue from any drug store. You  surely can have beautiful hair and lots  of it if you will just try a little Dun-  derine.    Save your hairi    Try it!  mo'or *:j accessible  for grinding valyes. The  cylinder heads are detachable and can he easily removed from (he lower half  of (he casiing, and (he interior of the cylinders left"  open for inspection. This  ease of accessibility is  worth the entire cost of  the motor car. for it means  all the difference in the  world, in (he enjoyment,  utility and efficiency of  your automobile.  Chevrolet mid .Dodge. Agents  Horn.o Avenue        Mission Ci[y  ��������� ������������������>  ;������������������"'  ." /���������  i  ���������>,,  ���������i  !':���������  ' ',1  '���������  I  *.  .   r  ������  ���������l*  ������  f\l  -.'fflt  <i������ /���������������-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  '!,  PAGE Til MS IS  ��������� ���������'*���������,  ���������i  !':���������  ;i '-  V  ��������� \ "���������  -!���������! ;:.  ,  ^.  zruaxvcxmranBrmaxaaxBant-jmKaui) .wium>iwvu<**m.vm**r<tmiB-jwim  DENTIST  Letter -  Heads  Bill  Heads  Envelopes  Statements  Posters  Shipping  Tags  Visitin  Cards  Etc.  Etc.  The Merchant who advertises Kis goods thereby shows  his confidence in them. His  advertisement is an invitation to the people to tc st his  sincerity hy testing his goods.  This paper has a bona fide  circulation and an adv. in it  will reach the man who  spends his money in his own  province.  For Job. Printing  This office is equipped with  an assortment of type and  paper that will insure a perfect and artistic oiece of work.  Dodgers  Loose  Leaves  invoices  Price  Lists  nvitations  Receipts  Circulars  eal  Tickets  rjwTjnmw&m  When next you see a good,  well executed piece of printed  matter, 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 officec The intelligent  Business Men, Farmer and  Fruit Grower alike demands  and receives  enus  iLLalv^e      J���������Awe  Phone 7303.        'WILSON ULOCK       ���������   Mission City, 11  SPECIALTY-���������Crown nnd Bridge Wor.ic.  .  Platemaking by Dr. lia!l\s {ot: Chicago) method.  Extractions,, using Somiioform  (French)    system,  stead of Gas.  Special attention g-iven lo Pyorrhoea Case?.  OPEN EVENINGS! ���������      '   '  C.  m-  Of Bradweil's Quality Rhode,.  Island Reds  I am offering Tor, the next TEN DAYS 20 splendid early  hatched Cockerels���������large, healthy., vigorous fellows.with  lots of pep, color and type, at only $8 each; three for $20.  FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.    Better   order    direct  "from this adv. and save disappointment.  Satisfaction guaranteed on every sale.-  T. BRADWELL  MATSQUI HOTEL  IIISSION CITS'  "Printing that is up to a Stain  not down to a Price"  1  HubS  Mission City  ^^^���������^V^r^^AA.WrtaWS  WXMSJ i  !��������� hi i ������'>riB'iirf*wg������aa������|| ,nv  iWnm in  ij*s>rv-yffgii  ivertise in your home  paper  AMKItlCAK- JLUtEKTY   CALNMtAK  A certain doctor 'claims our present calendar is a "ferocious mess,"  and he is exactly right, says an exchange. A more inconvenient arrangement could hardly be conceived.  There is no regularity in its con-  '���������triK:tii>n and its monlhs are of s'.ov-  r-r;>l   different   lengths.  We absolutely have a bettor in .Ui  od of measuring lime, and hero ii is.  This new Liberty    Calendar    wi'i!,  when adopted   by Congress,  give  us  mo rah's of exactly four weeks each.  ��������� This is do.ie in the following ������,r-\v-  r.er.   <  First., New Year I'ouimes an ir.-jr-  oendc-nt legal i.(Miday. It is not :*'-  -.luded in any  week or month.  Second,-another independent legal  holiday,, called "Correction Day" is  provided for leap years. It is not  included in any week or month.  Third, the remaining 364"'days are  divided into 13 months of exactly 1  weeks each, every month commencing with Monday.   .  'Neither, the. number nor length of  our months is governed by the moon  or any natural law, hence they can be  -���������hanged as we see It. The months  '.n this new form are: January, February,  Liberty,   March, etc..  Tire use of the word "Liberty" is  especially fitting, says the same ox-  '���������hangc, and in more ways than o"-o.  The advantages of this form cannot bo over-estimated. The saving  of lime and mental effort would be  immense. All hoiidays and aniii'cr-  saries would alwavs fall on tlie same  day of the week. A promissory note  given for any number of weeks,,  months and years would always come  due on the same day of the week if  THERE IS ONLY ONE     I  GENUINE ASPIRIN  was -given on. The plan also provides that' Good Friday and. 12a stc;*  Sunday shall always be observed on  certain fixed dates. This was con-  tempfated when our prc'sml. calendar5  I'.'iis adopted/  This simplified form has been approved by the highest authorities. It  could be adopted, to fake effect on  Sunday the first, day of the year. I ".122,  ������������������iid the change would cause scarcely  ,!!iy jar or friction  whatever.    '  A bill has been introduced in Congress.  thi-; magic clock  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross'  are Aspirin���������No.others I  I Sometimes when Bill gets out of bed  | On''winter mornings, he complains  Of buzzing noises  in  his head,  And,various sorts oi' aches and pains.  ���������There's something in tlie way he  | looks  'That fills !iis mother with dismay,  And  so she says, "Don't    get ������������������ your  books,  Yen mustn't go fo school  today  lie doesn't, look so very ill.  And yet ho has no appetite  And always we're alarmed when Bill  ijon'i yearn for food, by day or night.  lie sits, all huddled in a chair  And sort of seems to droop and pine  A  little picture of despair  I'ut.il he hears flic clock strike nine.  The magic clock;   the  magic hour!  When little children are distressed,  Combined their wield a healing power  No doctor ever lias  possessed!  The dreaded bell has ponied its last,  The drooping child is well assured  Thai school-time now is safely passed  And  Io!   lie suddenly is cured!  II'.-  hurries fo  (he pantrv shelf  Mis faro y.-jlh wakening health aglow.  'I he breakfast lie denied himself  Is put  where breakfasts ouuhl. to go.  A I'd though surii craft is one so small  It's prudent,  mother must  dop!>ir<\  Phc.'s  rather thankful, after all,  For she's not worried any more.  Jf you don't see tlio "Bayer C'ropfi"  on the' tablets, refuse them���������Ihey are  not Aspirin at all.  "Insist on genuine "Bayer Tablets of  Aspirin" plainly stamped with the safety  "Bayer . Cross"���������-Aspirin proscribed by  physicians for nineteen years nnd proved  "���������life'by millions for 1'���������jadaehr,. Too'h-  iclie, I'l'iradu;, Kheurnatisin, Lamb '.go,  Colds,    Neuritis,    and    Pain    frenerally.  Handy tin boxes ot 12 fabi������t;; ��������� ybo  larger "Bayer-'' package. Made in  Canada.  .   Aspirin is the trade mark (registered,  'in   Canada),   of   Bayer   .Manufacture   of  MonoaccticT-'idestcr of Palicylicacid.  While it is well known Fiat Aspirin  neaus Bayer manufacture, to assist the  public'iifrainsf imitations, the Tabled;; of  Bayer Company. Ltd.. will be; >! am;."'���������<]  with their general trade- mark, the  '���������'Bayer Cross,"  15.   C.   AGJlICl'liTntJ-:  Iji'ifiyh Columbia has pledged as-  seli* of agricultural lands sui'abio  for settlement. ."i0.uno.()on in-ny.-,  i iiiibf'r lands of rnw material. 310.-  .'.fiS.inni.Oi'ii board f.-et; mol |;,m|-;  fSF^S,*-, 23.000 tons, Production for  f he .year ���������ending Decern her Mist.  I'.������I f>. wn s; A g ri c u 1' it r;i 1 $ t :>. ."> I3 .-  008. mining $ I I,OS.'!.0!l."., lumb^rim;  SM. I''2.523. fishing ?2l.f.lS.I!)r..  general manufacfiiring and other fuel us trial, approximately & ���������50.00 0,0 00.  These figures -'how an increase cf  from 11 to 10 per cent, compared  with the figures for ID 17. Agricultural shows an increase of ,31.55 pet-  cent.  SVRIUSY SCHOOL lOXl'KNUITCBES  An aualizatiou.-. of the estitniaFs  for the current year on the ordinary  expenses of Surrey schools shows that,  salaries, janitors' wages, supplies,  fuel, repairs, grounds and items of  a   like  nature  run   up  to  the  figure;-;  (m:  f; o,:j oo.  .VXLIN .>!HMl}KK LS T������KAl>  Frnnf: Mobley. member in the legislature for Atlin died at Y!<'j.;>rui tb'r;  week.A bad cold ilrot, then pneumonia developed. J.ci  J1...J..  PAGE FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POS^, ABBOTSPOlRp, 6.  TAYLOR & HUMPHREY  THAN THE BEEF, PORK, VEAL and other Fresh Meats  Purchased from  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  Successors to C. Sumner  (I.yiS US A TRIAL FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVINCED  li.   ,(.'.    Phone   <1 I.   ���������  Fanners'   Phone   19 09  Abbotsford, B.C.  you  should  Your   Buildings  against   Fire.     Because   rebuilding   costs   100  per    J  cent  more  than  a  few  years  ago.    Yet  Insurance  rates  have not  increased. .       ���������        , ...  H. 0. HARTLEY, Abbotsford, B. C.  Representing Board Companies Only  Abbotsford Vancouver  TRAFFIC TRUCK LINE  Fast Daily Freight Service between Vancouver, Abbotsford and  intermediate points including New Westminster, Cloverdale, Langley  Prairie, Murrayville and Aldergrove.  Genera! Freight Delivered  Both Ways  LONG DISTANCE FURNITURE  MOVING  Nothing too Targe '������������������Nothing too small  COMPLETE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  P. and H. CONLIN  r  Abbotsford Office: Abbotsford Garage, Phone Abbotsford 7.  Vancouver  Office:   321   Kingsway,   Phone  Fairmont  3700  STACI5V MEETS THE MISSION  CITY   BOARD  OF  TRADE  At the request of the board of  trade here, Mr. Stacey, M. P., met the  board on Monday evening to talk  Mission-Matsqui bridge.  There was a good attendance of  the members and some outsiders to  bear what were the prospects of hav-  ing a bridge across the Fraser at  this point. The enthusiasm got quite  a shock before the end of the meeting, but the majority have quite recovered again and will still boost for  come means of transportation icross  the Fraser besides the Mission-Matsqui ferry.  The people of this district are s-o  enthused over the matter still that if  there Is no signs of a bridge over i:e  Fraser by the time of another election conies around that they will ne  inclined to support the one who is  most enthusiastic over the securing  of the desired results���������the Mission-  Matsqui bridge.  The president called the meeting  to order and had the following motion road by the secretary:  Inasmuch as the C. P. R. has refused to allow their bridge to be converted into a combined traffic and  railway bridge;  Resolved that this Board of Trade  apply to both the Dominion and Provincial Government for a separate  traffic bridge to be built across the  Fraser/River at the town'of-Mission  ( iiy, and would suggest that the cost  of this bridge-be borne by the Provincial Government, the Dominion Government and the people���������division of  co,st to be as follows: one-third by  the Province, one-third by the. Dominion, and the remaining one-third to  be advanced by the Dominion Government, and to be liquidated by a  toll lo he extended over a period of  years. '     . ���������'���������  Further that the bridge he buili  across the Fraser fo land at the foot  of ilorne Avenue, the present wharf  at Mission City, as this would necessitate but a small piece of road to be  built on the south side of the river  to connect with the Huntingdon-  Riverside road, which runs about due  south from  the Fraser to the Intei-  national Boundary line    at    Sumas,  Wash.  The neighboring municipalities of  Matsqui and Mission having heartily  endorsed the plan of a brdge at Mission City, we think the time is ripe  for the construction of this bridge.,  We humbly beg the Dominion and  Provincial Governments -to go into  this matter without further delay.  That a copy of this resolution be  sent to Mission and Matsqui councils  the Boards of Trade at New Westminster and Vancouver, the Good  Roads League, Vancouver and New  .Westminster, for endorsation; and  also to the Provincial and dominion  governments through our representatives.  Several of the members of the  board spoke to the motion. Mr. Alanson giving a number of reasons for  the Mission-Matsqui bridge. Among  these being the connecting up of the  two districts of Matsqui and Mission,  the alternate route via Blaine or" Sumas City to the coast cities of Vancouver, the better means of crossing  the river at this point to connect with  the proposed Hastings Highway on  the north side of the Fraser, which  desides giving Mission City and district a hard-surfaced road to the  coast is intended tov relieve the traf-  iic on Kingsway; tourists would thus  pass through a rich and fertile district giving them a better impression  'of the district and the productiveness  of the country, provide a shorter  route home via Sumas to tourists  back from the up-country trip, and  what was practically more Important  to the growth and development of  the'district would give two transcontinental railways instead of one for  t he shipping of the fruit, thus providing a wider range of market, and  would give the district competitive  freight rates. These and other things  wore pointed out by the speaker.  Mr. Roche pointed out tho advantages of another road for both districts, besides being a connecting link  to the two rich growing districts, a  more expeditious method of doing  business, without loss of time, which  was so esential to greater production.  Mr. Catherwood pointed out that it  would the more firmly connect    the  (Late Henderson'& Taylor)  CIVIL KNOINNHKS & SURVEYORS  Box 11 Abbotsford. B. C. Phone 3IX  3  TO RENT���������A thoroughly equipped small creamery. Nominal Rent  Apply Sparrow's".-Feed Store, Abbotsford, B. C.  WANTED���������A .reliable active man  to contract for the exclusive loca*  selling agency of a well advertised  patented artklei ��������� Small capital required to establish profitable business. Reply P. O. $ox 1271, Victoria, 13.' C. .     n2S  FOR    SALE:���������Breeding    Pen    of  Barred Rocks, 15 Hens and 1 Cockerel. Winners of all first prizes at  Mission City Poultry;" Show. Pedigreed papers "go with Cockerel showing wonderful egg record. This is a  forced sale, and must be snapped'up  quick. Price,..������.60.00. For further  particulars apply to Win. J. Dwyer,  Clayburn, B. C.'*; *  ���������7  <>  two ditrict s. , Mission City and district being a fruit district, was also  a natural market for much of the hay  and grain of Matsqui prairie, and the  ferry system was most unsatisfactory  It had ever been the plan of former  members to find reasons why the  bridge should not be built, but he  hoped our present member would a-  dopt a different plan.  V-<. Stacey was then introduced to  the meeting '��������� and he immediately  launched out' asking where he could  get a strong/reason for having the  bridge built." He said, what reason  or reasons have I for broaching the  the government and asking that they  be requested to pay for two-thirds of  the cost of the bridge. He said, your  financial proposition would not appeal to the" "department as a good  financial proposition owing to the  ! fact that the Dominion Government  | are asked to "pay two-thirds and the  i Provincial Government one-thinrd  and get all the benefit, as it would  take ages to pay the one-third in  tolls, which-they advance.  He wanted 'to know why the Dominion Government should pay any  part of it. Unless a very strong case  was put up it would be establishing  a precedent that there would be no  end, to. He had in mind two other  points on the Fraser that will be putting in the same claim, and still other  points throughout the Dominion.  He then dwelt on the financial condition of the dominion, stating that  it was practically evident that they  would witness no special expenditures and giving, his reason therefor.  Last year the,department gave considerable for . dominion building for  the purpose of putting returned men  to work..  He wanted to know what answer  the provincial government had given  and was informed that the provincial  government saw the importance of  better connection between the north  and south side of the river.  Several in the me etlng asked some  questions while others gave suggestions. Ex-councillor Aish of Matsqui  pointed out the necessity of the  bridge, and humorously made sev-  al remarks, that put the audience into good humor.  Finally Mr. Stacey stated that he  would placet he request before the  government as requested, but seemed  to have no faith in good results.  He then suggested over the top of  the C. P. R. bridge or the planking  of the bridge so as to permit traffic.  A vote of thanks was extended to  Mr. Stacey for meeting the board and  others, and on rising he asked that  he thought the next step would be to  withdraw the motion.  The meeting then adjourned.  'Si  I  It  The. best wheat and the best of  tlio. best wheat go into our bread.  The standard quality of flour, which  we buy by the carload, is made to  retain, in the process of milling  every atom that is valuable to man .  as food. It, is possible to render  this harmful'and indigestible In the  baking, but that never happens with  us, 'because we thoroughly understand the chemical' action which  flour, mixed with other wholesome  ingredients must undergo to render  it fit for the human stomach.  Buy   your   bread   from  ALBERT   LRR,   Grocer   and   BaKer  '^^esssBg^^^f^^^^s^snr.  !2!35  S5S05  w  fe  See me now about that Insurance  *  C.  I have a largejandjlsplendid. supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at/low prices.  Finest quality.  icCalltim  Abbotsford  Alexandria Hotel  -  Farmers' and Travelers;!  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON. B  C.  Two of Mission City's multo-mil-  lionalres, one still active in business  and the other retired, as they boarded the train on Wednesday morning  left word with our worthy postmaster, to toll the editor, that they were  on their way to Victoria to get John  to build the bridge, and might come  back  with it in their pockets.  CHEAPER  ADVERTISING  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when the family is on an amusement jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes all advertising  outside of newspaper advertising.  E  ���������ft'  i  i  i ���������  ���������  V  ;!(  Ye  iff  m  -':ii  m  '. r'

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