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 BBTfaTya7gCTaHffllff7T^W^r,,wf**^*"WJ^'*'*''"*'*l'B'' ^''nwaMmuB  With which'is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol.  XVII., No, 14/  ABBOTSFORD, B, C.   Ffife>AY\ ��������� FEB,   14, 1919  $1.00 per Year  ITAS the Ropulalion Tor giving its customers the very  best workuiiijisliip anil a (i rut-class service.' We lead and  others follow. Those who have dealt with us claim (hat  our expert mechanic, ijYnnk Brown', is the ri-ght man in  tho right place. "    '  Wc have added GASOLINE, TIRES and OILS to our  full line of l^ord pails.  Hoe the K. K. Auto Repair expert when you have any  car (.roubles.  <       Seven passenger Cadillac FOR HIRE.  Kiirriiei'H'  Phono���������One short, one long, ouo short  15. C. Long Distance���������3d.   , iO AI���������Residence Phone  FOR  Til 13  SttiAHERS  a������������rTirr^i--"T--TTa3KgB������iamftt3at,BBnr������������nliiBi������itiai]  i.iaini..i..uii������ia������l  II. is estimated tins'",about 1.00,000  acres of land has be������j������.i or is about to  bo secured for the' returned soldier  in the l.lulkloy and Nochnco valleys  and tho land is to be divided into J GO  aero, blocks. ' If I ho same system is  applied throughout^: would provide  for (i2f) sol tiers. ���������''There are some  '10,000 to return to P.. C. Supposing  a third of them want i,o settle on the  land, where is I ho government going  to put (hem? Sec.how prepared the  Oliver government is.  I The points in this connection that  ���������require to be cleared up are these  Wbat land has'tho'government immediately available, exclusively for  the use of the returned men. Can  ���������the returned men go on this land  during the spring? Does priority oi'  application for any particular piece of  land, set aside for settlement purposes, carry with it the right to secure  the land, supposing the applicant is  a returned soldier? .If 4,00.0 of .the  returned men, either nq,w in the province or those who -will be here very  shortly, apply for. land during the  next few months, can their claims be  satisfied without delay? ;-  Thomas  Starr   in  G'OVEKNMENT, RFiUOYES  P.AKilHlt TO It&LLA COO LA  (From  the Fnitio.r Valley  ltfvorcl)  Mr. C. G. Barber our provincial  constable is to be removed to Bella  Coola instead of to .'Lillooet, and ex-  . peefs to leave sometime this month.  The law-abiding citizens of Mission  City are indignant that Mr. Barber  should be removed from Vlission City  for ihe reasons stated by the government, as he hay been considered by  all as a capable constable and: besides a most excellent citizen. He  ha displayed many good points in  his work while having the care of administering police duties for this  disLrict. One of these has been the  excellent methods he has adopted to  guide people from making trouble for  themselves and he was never out  looking for trouble.  A largely signed petition asking  that ho be not removed, letters from  prominent citizens, from the Board of  Trade, a special meeting by the Mission council  (a very unusual thing)  ANN UAL MlSETrXG OF THK  MISSION OITY TELEPHONE CO.  (From Fraser "Valley Record)  The annual meeting of the Mission  City Telephone Company .was held in  the council chambers on Monday last  with a good attendance. The annual  business of the company was transacted.  The annual statement of the company was read by the secretary which  showed that Phone rentals for the-  year had. amounted to $2,2S4.26.and  capital subscribed during the year a-  mounted to $1,840.00. The- assets  showed that a deficit, largely by the  ice storm of January 1918 of $10,-  -101.G4 was the difficlty of the company. $2,529.05 had been spent in  reconstruction during the year and  that there were "136 phones now in  use. There wrere 22 7 before the ice  storm.  The ice storm had almost completely destroyed the system, but during  the year the line had been rebuilt to  IHatzic, throughout Mission City town  have all with the exception of the i site.across to Matsqui and Gifford.also  petition, brought back answers, . all! to Clayburn. At the present time the  forming a most remarkable amount line was being rushed through to  oi correspondence,   also    remarkable I Silverdale,  and when that was com  Teaching the. "Goose Step"  Fort George's member amused his  hearers as he told of the apparent  changed attitude of erstwhile independent Liberals, who today are disciplined to the point of nonentities or.  "rubber stamps". Rumor had it that  the Premier was adopting Prussian  methods with his followers and that  by next year he would be teaching  them to "goose step". It loked as  if an early election were possible.and  this policy of reticence was adopted  to obviate inconvenient questions  and remove the appearance of internal strie and scandal.  foi the inconsistency of it.' It  would make good amusement for the  members of the local legislature after  some strenuous session. It. is believed that the soldier party and the opposition members, to say nothing a-  bout the lukc-warm members of the  government party would all bo highly amused with the methods adopted  to get rid of C. (.!. Uarber> in Mission  City. It is just another example of  how Hon. Honest John Oliver, the representative for Dewdney an ' Premier of this province, has been crucifying his .rieiuis ever since they conferred upon him the honor of representing ua at Victoria.  The only trouble with Constable  'Barber, as most Mission City people  see it is that he would not "goose-  step" to the Prussian methods of a  number ti  appointees  (he Oliver  force.     L'ut if he  pleted the Dowdney and Nlcomen line  would be rebuilt, after which it was  , the intention to extend the phone system on Matsqui Prairie.  Those present thought that the out  look for tiie company was good as  there was a field open.  The officers weret .hen .elected, as  follows:  J. A. Catherwood, Wm. Elliott and  E.Machell to represent the new shareholders; and J. A. Bates and George  Cade to represent the old shareholders. Catherwood and Bates for three  years, Elliott and Cade lor two years  .and E. Macholl for one year.  At a meeting of the directors afterwards J. A. Catherwood was chosen  president and J. A. Bates as secretary  The Abbotsford fotoballers went to  ���������Bradner on Saturday last and beat  the home team to the tune of 5 goals  , to 1. R. Trethewey (2), L. McPhee  jj. Gough and E. Chester were the  scorers for the winners. The Abbotsford Club was represented by the  following players: Goal C. Trethewey  oacks, W. Morgan and S. McPhee;  half-backs, G. Walters, J. Gough and  E. Tapp; forwards, T. Chester, L.  McPhee; half-backs, G. Walters,  Gough and E. Tapp; forwards,  Chester L. McPhee, R. Trethewey, E.  Little and J. Walton. At the conclusion of the game the Bradner ladies very kindly served refreshments  to both teams and were accorded a  hearty vote of thanks for their generosity.  J.  E.  the  inexperienced police  recently '   miule by  ;o\'ernment to  the police  uis to f-uay in the  w  service lie may isarn.  Constable 1'arbor bas been, in  sioi; City for n number of years  .-a bidin  uilb;oux    look  and   diligr.if  Mis-  and  upon  in   his  our Xi  him   as   sincere:  duties,  and  if  fho reaao.n.v.  given  in  the correspondence-are correct,    why  not   have an inveytig;.'!.ion     to    clear  tho reputation of Mission's    popular  constable?  Tho charges of incompetency and  neglect of duty are false charges'as  our citizens uudcrstu.i :1 it and the  oniy way Honest John lias of; relator-  ing his shattered repuli tion with our  citizens is lo  Lo be heard.  give the t .uui a ehiuice  Officers of Footbal i Team  The officers and com;a  Abbotsford Football Clit.  lows: President J. A.  .Vice-Pros. C. Bumner; (  Secretary W. Morgan; T  Mi.TMioe; Committee, S.  Dolby. J. OioiMi, G. Wat  Gilmore.  ittees of the  b are as fol-  McGowan;  Captain  and  reasurer, L.  McPhee,  A.  tsrs  and  J.  SCHOOL HOARD 3ITETS  The  regular meting of the schooi  ' bord   was held in the central school  building  on  Thursday last   with   all  members of the board present.  Minutes of the previous meeting  were read and confirmed as was the  .-special meetings.  Correspondence read and discussed  Wren-Taulbiif that; the secretary  inquire price of commemoration medals and the number of children to  receive them.    Carried.  Wren-Taulbut, that Trustee Taul-  bul. be delegated to represent the  Mission School Board at the meeting  '���������-������������������������ be called at Cloverdale on Feb.  V'l.li next for consideration of the  ���������ju.es tion of Peace Couirmorat.ion  Medals.  Wren-Eraser, that the salaries  of the live Mission Public School  teachers be increased by $100 per  annum and the salary of the teacher  of Silverdale public school be increased by $50 per annum.  Taxilbut-Wren that the school  board buy a Singer Sewing Machine  for use in the domestic science class-  They say that Premier John Oliver  who was elected in Dewdney at the  last provincial election and got a big  majority in Mission City, could not  today get elected. They figure that  there are only five votes there now  and that four of those are very doubtful.  RA ILWAV   COMMISSION  MEETS   IN   YANCOUYFIl  Mrs, McMenemy and Mrs.  were   the   guests   of   Mrs.  Sumas on Thursday. ' -  Mr., Mcasick,   Mrs.   Thomas'   father was hero over the week end.  Miss Urquuart spent the week end  at. heme in Vancouver. ������������������  .  Ms. Starr visited in Abbotsford on  Monday.  Bradner football team are to come  to Abbotsford next Saturday.  A. number of young people gave a.  surprise*party on Evelyn McMenemy  j on Wednesday evening.    All spent a  j very enjoyable evening: Refresh-  ' ments were served.  ���������     The anniversary    service    of   : the  I Presbyterian church will be preached  Jon Sunday by Rev. William Robertson.    E. A. Henry, D. D., from Chalmers church, Vancouver, will lecture  in tiie Masonic hall Tuesday, Feb 18  on "The Boy."  Mrs. Ware returned home on Saturday evening after spending a few-  days in Vancouver.  Mr.. Langille, a returned soldier and Mr. Manlius Zeigler have a  contract with one of the wood yards  in Vancouver, to supply -wood. They  have a gasoline saw and are at present at Yarrow working.  Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Knoll and little  girl went to Victoria on Thursday for  a few days.  The Abbotsford foot ball team play  ed at Bradner on Saturday the score  being 5 to 1 in favor of Abbotford.  Johnnie Gough was kicked in the  shin early in the afternoon and could  have no attention untii ho reached  Abbotsford. Ho ws not able to walk  but reports that no bones are broken.  , Miss Ha.wn from Vancouver visited  in Abbotsford last week end, corning  with Miss Christina McPhee for the  dance last Friday night. Miss Ina  Fraser was home also.  Miss Hunt was ohme also last week  end.'  Mr. Knox has moved out to Mr.  Angus Campbell's farm.  Mrs. Nixon has been, visiting with  her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ben Nelson  Miss Pearl Williams was the guest  of Mrs. William Roberts last week  end and- attended the football dance.  Miss Catherwood was the guest of  Mrs.  Shore last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Martin expect1 to  move to Sardis the first of March. Mr.  Martin has accepted the position as  overseer of Mr. Armstrong's farm.  They will be missed very much In Abbotsford.  Mrs. Martin's Sunday School class  gave her a surprise party last Friday  night and presented her with a hand  some silver cold meat fork and butter knife. Margaret Smith read the  address and Evelyn McMenemy made  the presentation. They had a very  enjoyable evening." Refreshments  were served, all being provided by  the girls���������a complete surprise.  The football boys were somwhat  disappointed when the orchestra did  not arrive last Friday evening when  expected, but however they gathered  seme  musicians  together    and     the  dance wentmerrilyon.  The Ladies' Aid Society will meet  at the home of Mrs. McKinnon, on  Wednesday afternoon, Feb 11), 1915),  at  three o'clock.  Jmigration Inspector- Skinn-sr and  family moved on Saturday.to Kitsil-  ano, where Mr. Skinner has leased a  house. Mr. Kirky has rented the  Huntingdon residence; and sold his  ranch at Chilliwack.  Mr. Arthur Cox has his discharge  from the aviation corps. He has jus*,  returned from a trip to Southern California and is taking up the wo.-k as  agent again in the B. C. E. R. station at Abbotsford.    '..  Mrs. Milstead and granddaughter,  were visitors to Vancouver, last Friday.  The Women's Auxiliary held their  meeting at the home of Mrs. Swift un  Monday last. Mrs. Winson and Mrs.  'Kirkbj from. Huntingdon were present.  A te'ephone operator from Mil-,  ner is substituting in Abbotsford un  account of sickness in the staff here  Miss Naden is in Chilliwack nursing  het sister and Miss McCrimmou is  sick.  :.lr.,aud'Mrs. FJummer and fau:ily  or Clayburn are moving to Vancouver  shortly. Mr. Plummer has a much  higher position there and will still  manage the Clayburn brick works.  THE BUILDINGS ARE CROWDED  Crowded into one of the largest  buildings in the city Cnada's Great  war exhibit th,e most remarkable collection of war trophies and relics that  has been assombled since the war, Is  now in full swing at Vancouver, it is  being shown under the auspices of  the Domiuion,.Govenunont and after'  it leaves British Columbia will be  taken to Ottawa there to be broken  up for distrubution to all parts of the  Dominion.  Thousands of persons are attending  the show daily, including many from  all parts of the province. All agree  that the display measures up to expectations. It has as much interest  for children as adults and Vancouver  has arranged that every school child  in the city may see it. Nanaimo is  intereted and is running two special  excursions so that all who wish may  have ,the opportunity of attending.  The five carloads of murderous device which were captured by the Canadians in many a hard-fought battle  and at such terrible sacrilces tell  more than the spoken or written  word can of.the heroism of the Canadians and the odds against which  they fought so gallantly.  The hundreds of photographs  shown, many of them lifesize. are of  peculiar interest to British Columbians in that many well-known officers  and men of British Columbia regiments have been "snapped" in tho  heat of action on the battlelelds.  The entire display gives a very vivid impression of what warfare on  the Western Front was and what the  men from Canada accomplished. The  exhibit will be open until March ���������'.  inclusive.  Miss Marian Philps of White Rock  was the- guest oi'  the Misses  Steede  last week end.  The railway commisison meets in  Vancouver on Friday next and the  Misison board of trade and the Mis-!  sion auto club will attend in regard to  tiie Home avenue crossing which is  again before the board. Messrs A.  A Lane and If. Mecch.will represent  the former and Mr. J. A. Hargitt the  latter.  During the past Tew days a man  haa been placed at the l-Iornc avenue  creasing, presumably with tho idea of  checking rlie traffic to and fro. Why  is this done at the present time?  Ah February is about the quietest  br.Hiness. month'in a fruit district it  doer, seem not quite an honest way  to judge the traffic. During the busy  months of the year there will be at  least six  to one during this  month.  II. is hoped that this crossing will  be ordered to be better looked after  in the future. With a train across  the track and the ferry across the river waiting and leaving on schedule  time one is very very often delayed  untii the next ferry forty minutes later. If he is trying to catch the B.  C. E. II. train at a certain time the  chances of delay are very much a-  gainst a traveller.  Boys' Suit Sale. FEBRUARY 2'.4111 to 2 8th.     A real watch given  away with every Suit.  20th  Century   Tailorod  Clothes   to   measure.  New Stock of BuUerick Patterns.  COMPARE our  Grocery   Prices   with   that   of   the   Order   House  We can save you money.  Canada Food Board Licence No. S-19707  V'-'.*#  1%  ',������������������   ',������������ <' ., ���������        .-)���������! V--. v������.J*!<''������r,itiv.-,lAfe*eai# i  e~  PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  stt--  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday   ���������'  '.]. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  ..*,*/4UUi  Kill DAY, FJ.0I3RUAR.Y 14, 1919.  ' There >s'a strong undercurrent, of will be prosperity; and where there u-  iMin-st among the farmers and fruit; pi asperity all local schemes tor, the  ,���������,:01, Vf.,M; -reference to the cost, b^tcrmont of the local, communK,  of the necessities for the house, stock ; v.-.il be taken up with more vim am,  tor<'iKer with farm implements, etc., if.'.anccs of success,  unwell as setting market; value for! The fruit growers of this distrid  their produce. This unrest is .notice- i h.-ve been trying to co-operate lor ?  ������bl- in- talking with-any person who;-.eat many years but have never ye.!,  cultivates the soil.     What is the rca-   i},!e��������� successful. Why should .not the  miaimsaaeaaiMataaaa*^^  BMB^maiBBam^  l.!!J  w  Re-estabhshitig an-Miterr  crane  .raptec  son for this?  'i here is no system about the buying or selling methods; of farmer or  fruit grower. Do does not co-operate  with his neighbor or his, neighbor's  neighbor in the matter of finding a  market. , He buys here and he buvo  ���������w.men see what they can do in the'  ,���������..;;.- of that groat broad principle c-f  .!,'������;���������;; nidation.  And   there  arj eor.-e  P< epic,  o-/cn  rreves  of  municipalities  who would    ,-:.: privo us of the hope of having the  ���������Uierr'ljumi5iiig"around"to see where   mosquito  pest exterminated.       Glad  he can get the best bargain. Where  he gets the good bargain today, to-  mcrroAV he may be "stung".      Stung  Lo say our local reeve is not one of  thorn, but there are others.  ] t -"is evon reported  that  a strong  to  i-o i<* from one end of the year Lo , delegation has gone to Victoria  the other, yet, he does not insist on | {) -jtest against the present scheme as  the one method, co-operation, that is j cu..lined by prominent members o)  undoubtedly "the remedy for all his j u 0 Board of Trade. 'Tis said'they  woes of selling his products and buy-j .. 1UC iKlck with a promise that, the  :J , '      " . i.;.oposed   bill .will   not  come  before  Whoso fault is if?     31 is noi- alto-1..-0 house this session.    What are we  gather the farmers' fault.     It is more . i;!,ing to do about it?  the fault of the disturbing seeds of  that which mean getting the farniei  A telephone "cut-off", ns It is called, may be due to.,the  temporary disarrangement of signal mechanism at ^  switchboard, or just a plain Human mistake by an- operator  at "Central" or at a branch exchange board.  in either event, it is a source of no less regret to the  operator than disturbance to the persons talking'. Ana tl.u  connectron-may-bc re-established with maximum,prompt-  i ������������'s ?f the person who was called will hang up the- receiver  Une k! Person who called works his receijer-hook  slowly in) and down, advising Hie operator what has oc  cm-red and considerately furnishing her with such intor-  niation as she may require.  D.RITISH COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE Co.  Limh  ed  where others want him. If the producer starts some scheme that looks  like success, some guy is going to  balk that scheme or die in the attempt. He gets the farmer back  where Ih-s handler of the produce  wants him. Then there is discontent  ami after a while some other scheme j  of organization is attempted with the  same result again. Thus it goes on  voar by year and will go on indefinitely unless some method of response  iliiv is adopted that will make it  wovsii the- while of the producer to  slay  by his organization.  There must be a community spirit  v.hich to a great extent already exists  because what is to the interest of  ouo will be shared by all and the  more community interest lh-3 greater  the community spirit and action.  With strong co-operation a:ul community spirit tho prices of produce  will be contioiled.  With co-operation tho growers oi  this district can enter the broad  narkols of tho prairie and secure a  proper price for the products.  The farmers of the United States  :.;  opposed   to   the   daylight saving  ;.i:ni as tried out last summer and so  jo-ncrally approved by the cities and  n..; vns.     The plan,"of course can not  wjrk "at both ends"; it gives an ex-  tn hour of daylight in the evening,  ln-t the early morning is an hour or  i-c "shy" and it is this early morning  jcur that particularly matters  with  rl-o farmer, whereas the town-dweller^  cares little what happens before 7 a.'  in.     The farmer objects to doing his  -���������ovly   "chores" ' in   the  dark  merely  that" bis city brother, who is sounc  asleep at the time may enjoy a d^y-  ii.-ht motor-ride at eight in the evening     Mi reover, the. plan throws his  whole day more or less out of adjust-  ���������n int. 3'or the farmer lives and won-:-  ���������     iho f,..m.     Some    rural    worker'-  !," vc.   c'*'regarded     the    ii-me-chanv.  :i 6 some report that they care vp.h  ,-.:;o for artificial time-standards, as  L'.: jy regulate their lives altogether bj  .n-ror.omical  happenings.    These  o,  ;c irse do not strenuously object K  -It.  plan;   they  rather look  upon  it  -..-��������� ,b indifference.���������Literary Digest.  'Villi 15AKL< OF MACDUFF  ^PORf^COQufTLAM  Mv. George Ahlerson has gone on  a health visit to Harrinon Hot Springs  taking  in Mission on the way.  ��������� ���������Tho   Prohibitionists   here   need     a j  jolt to rouse them.    A' meeting was \  c;;!ied for last, week with no response  Flu and fluid seems lo have dampened  the  former ardour.  Examinations in tho classes taught,  by  the  principal  have produced  tho!  following class  leaders for January:  Senior Fourth (entrance)���������Edna  Routlcy and Edith Wingrove, equal:  Uttanita Arnold, Bessie Jones, Celia  Millard,  Eva Irwin,   Wm.   Grossman.  Junior Fourth���������Shyrrel ��������� Wells  \Vm. Lee Deen  High School (preliminary)���������Vera  Pilsworth, Albert Irwin, Helen Davis.  Owing to the "flu" epidemic teaching  was  not  continuous  during  the  month   in   the  other  closes  and   re-  isults are not available.  KMTIXG'THK B. O. FAK3IER NOW  Mr. W. E. McTaggart, formerly  market commissioner and. popularly  known in Mission, is now editor' of  the The B. C. Farmer in Vancouver.  He has just returned from overseas  Itead the new advs. in this issue.  IP  Oxy-Acetylene    |  elding  Our  un-to-dato    Machine   Shop ���������  and Welding Plant gives    us    the =  advantage of  making difficult re- ^  s^i^-i^riri���������    pairs on Una premises, saving you -  \2~&&&W    the oxpsuso and delay by scnaint, ^  ^a^fflc    to town.     We, weld metals c������ all -���������  u&^***������M~    .L.   ..       7n.ing your broken mach- =  <==) ���������\$fe3bv?7  /A/5  The cassation of liostilities means  that thousands of si'Miuvs are being  .'dd'  !'    I'.'   ''I'-1"    i". Iii"-'-.'.    '���������'������������������"1   ���������''-'������������������    "   ������'"  pulalions and the nuuuuii o, -uo::  unci its proper distribution, if not  ri-h-.ly handled, will !i-ive a di^organ-  ...Li effect upon our Province.  Indications  from   the farming districts show that the time is about ripe  the gathering together of the var-  Stand  at the  post ofiics or vratcn  .hr. oxpross parcels and ycu will so������  b-iL tr.ora arc hundreds    of    dollar::-  .-icing out of Mission City, each woo!  /.alions  under'a  !'.J1  ions farmers' organ  ,:eir.u������l association. We arc; Incc.d with ���������  a i,:.:-i:r.css propotiition. Appr;.pri:U-  io,.������i iiavo l>ccn maac for scndir.j.? d'S-1  aict ^prcsentativjs into tiie various (  I'is-ncts >o assist in centralizing the  ra::-.ii::c i:U--re������is. Tho problem is a ;  (!j:M"u!t one and demands tnc whole-.  hc-.i.-.cd support of all the farmers of ���������  iJri-iah Coii.uibia.���������Mon. K. U. Bar-j  rev., .Minister of Agriculture. ;  Tho women of Uritish Colnmbin  -.!-.������ v in the v.rir.  .i������j ]v.-.'������-Ii if bo!,) v.in the  i-'.  .���������c- lo vo nee t:  iii: L t'l'V  h:.'  ���������.'-I r'sei'^i^n  ,-  (��������������������������� ii.:. .'-'O'  i.  A'V  .uisr  1:10  Hatzie Items  Mrs. F. Pakeaham of New West-  -, MtJ.vjr was iJul guest of Mr;;. . P  ���������', i'guson over Sunday.  :.i'r. Mike Hodgson was a passeng-'1!  ���������  'lie coi'.st on Saturday.  '":.::.  It.  0.  Fisher    of    Vancouv-!  i '.rif.' the week end h^.re.  ���������!      M.   Breaiey  was a  pasdengor  t<  V. r.couver on   Friday.  M'sa Mildred Fisher and her men-  v, ps Marcia Kane spent Sunday with  '1 a,? Stella  Fisher.  yr. Arthur Hitch, who has benr  :i the sick'list for a couple of wec.^i  s around again. .  Mr. M.  F. Shook made a busineEt  ; ��������� n to Vancouver on Friday.  hv. C. K. Noble is seriously ill wu:  : ������������������unionia. ,, ���������.  \''ss A'i-'e McF.w-n of Powell V.v ���������  .   ^pending   i;  fovv   diva   undirf   tlr  :  -enla!  roof.  ���������T-o.    rci.'o:-  ind   fom;iv   of   %-  :....,    ��������� i i ,:���������'���������.���������'  r;;E WOJIK OF WAR  ^avi>.(is aoon3TiKS  To promote the systematic saving  cf money by groups is the purpose  hrhind the War Savings Society. Ex-  pi ience shows that people through  a. ..ibination often do better work  :h n they do individually, the individual resolution being strengthened by that of others.  i'en or more persons may organize  1/fu.inselvos  into  a  War  Savings  So-  c iv   A charter is issued by the Na-  ���������onal   War   Savings     Committee   to  H!-li  such society, this being official  :,',"v}gnition.   Once   formed,   cl'iort   is  r.iroct'Sd towards popularizing saving  ^l ���������.' inducing as many persons as pos-  :���������). e to buy War Savings and Thrift  y,\. -mps.  organizations such as the Daugn-  = -.a of the Fmpire, lied Cross So-  ���������i-.^es. the Women's Grain Growers.  U   you    can't  come to us we  will   come   to  .-ne  Makers'  -.-..v.     benevolent  .l;.-,uld   form  Wa  clubs     and   fraternal  -    ���������"        generally  r-    kinds.  us,  wc  will    save     y  A full  line  of  Accessories  Always    on  Hand  imry  to  mency.  Ou: sto:k of Ford parts and ac-  casso .-���������c-s is large. Wo &Iso ^ s^l  Chr-^jlci: and Gray Dort gasice^s,  Fa-;<  kifits;. etc.  Wn;n vour car goes wrong.  Dt-r.'t wa.lk. Ring up M.ssion  Garv.g'-  VKKll A'ill AT AI'iTj TWI������S  ������, a; e *���������> &. ?. ff% <K,'J    :Cii & lit' fA if ^ C        ���������  Vrindebaiik  illk.,       TtV.slon  City       =  Agents   for  Famous  Michel ir.  Tire  bodii  Savings   Soc  iet;ec  ..heir midst. Schools, factorivs anu  'o   busness     conco'-.is   should   do  ��������� wise. There is no expense in con-j y  ���������ion with thework. it costs uoth-  aud pays well.  !'^mmnv^  ot'lS?  ���������?;1ID TO JJB "FLU" SPFCn-TC  \n old English remedy lias been  ������������������.-, :nd to be a specific for flu in uic  :< "^es and in Eastern Canada as it  in   Great  Britain   for  broncnial  nn  ���������\  *  ���������.i  '  throat'trouble many years since  ���������i two recent issues of the Planet | {j  .?".iu?  for an  onion poultice aa_a;*  i   :ody for ix.iluefixp. a .i'-'1 rJt.rAir.\or\ii \ ^  Dr.G.A.Pollard  Dentist  .1^(5 IJASTi.WS Street, \V.  (0^-r  CV.lt.   TtoU.   k  't'cl.   Onitw)  VAXCOUVEIl - I*.'-  It irf silv.-iiys wll t������ wit'1 ol" i,ho:i<;  for   :u>!JoinUiii,"'-!������  fed-���������'-  Funeral Director  AGE?,'T   V* Mi    .FO5A13ST0XV.3  Plicne Q'3n ,iectkv.. ^is^on City  ��������� o'lblis^  ���������l>'':iif"   '"  ���������lis:     '  ^i;t' vr'-'.-  -   mi I-.'. '  111. iv   ;..:. v:.y.x-;>c or.  .;lIlt.jr am: orga-.n/utic-ii.  '  This can best be done by the wo-  i:!,m, or the :P'raser Valley  ur.itiris in  Ii;,-. cause of co-o'peration.     These little s:':licmes-of a   local  nature  which  (iivi-.iri the    '-omniunity,    whila.   w> ;  ILuod in tli<..ir way, sre not. broad on-|  enrh in their s'.ope.     A    hospital,    a'  road ing room, and such  like are all  i,jr-r;t oxrr:li:-nt in  their way, and all  i;r),,a   hch)|   lml   v;ky  net   steda  u,,i(:ing hand to tb3 l'AiB������.������nd of th,-  ,u)!lii���������unity and help thorn to perlocc  \ou.<. s<;her:i- of orgnnizaUon for the  "j.vopor markoring of ihe products oi  the rami, and the buying of supple ���������_  Tiw-'i tliese local schemes will be all  OfB^bettel- supported,   because   there  ���������' .,,fieridun::-v  ,, ���������iH.,,ionai for the boys -of Ui.s.  r.;;,.L'-v.iio went overseas, ��������� "������<-?[  .rnsideration.and the. lad^s of tii.s  ' ,-men's In.stltuto are holding a  is elinx in the hall here or. Thursday  'j, discuss thifj nuttt^r  ���������'i."i  is  a;  l-:iliotf,"who  has purchased  a   1;  ���������n as io:lo-vs:  " ��������� Cut up six ov.ten oniens, accord-  i . to-sizu, put in a.large frying pan  -. ;��������� a l;ot Ire; then add about tl.'r  s-i'.ih ruuntity of rye meal and vki-:  <���������-.��������� enough l.o make a- thick paste,  fl ��������� aiwhile tir it  fhorouguly.  ,v:t..:iii  M r.  :;l,   farm   from   Mr.  Ket"luwo:i  immer five.or U.-n svinuwia. Th'':i  in-������������������ ,,, .   it jn a cotton bag l:in;e enoug.i  ���������'-  d������.   to   erpct   a   rusidenf.J   on   tho ; ^0 ,.^er Liie i,mgs and apply it to tlia  M.-,.i'ortv and with his family will lo- j c]_..,,,, {IS hot. afl the patient, can neai.  W   e- 1 ore permanently. | Wen   th-n-gcis cold,  apply, anot.  i  Mr   Tacl   McEwen was a passenger ',.,-j  (]nis    continue    reueatmg . tho  i'o the'eoast on Thursday laat. Urultices and in a few hours.the pa-  Vr   a. S, floury was in Vancouver , ���������  ,u v,iH probul,ly bo -ut of da  g  r,   business on Thursday. 'I dually   throa-or   four   apphca   o .  ' Mr '/   E   Dann is able to bo about ��������� w,n  be sumcicnt but continue until  ngain   after  a  hard  tussle  with   th'i , ,)rrs,jlrnt.i0I1   starla   frooly   from   the  I "' Miss Ivy Henry of Abbotsford wm  ,i is  'VI  'A'  , chest.  .���������lai'tor under the parental roof on  ������"jra}Billy McTaggart has received  his discharge uid intends to do some  farming at White Cottage. I  i-Jrs  Kobortson attended ns a delc-  rie the Missionary convention iieK  in Now Westminster Wednesday and  Thursday.  ^Mti$%������%$!ffi$^ :vi-y./-A''"W%">'M^'v:n ',]  ^ \ ��������� ??   ��������� :,: I r:':-'-;-:-'- \:^:':^'^  ���������I  it'ffaQ AiV.  WKBKE THE' 1'BACE COXFEKTNC ^  IS  SJTTi^'Ci  IN   CITY OK   1'AIHfc FHASEK VALLEY RECOllD
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These Envelopes are a Bargain at the a-
bovefi^nrei considering ordinary market,
prices. The shipment has just been received -from the East, and we may not be able to''
duplicate it. Had we purchased them from'
Vancouver wholesalers we could not have
sold them for less than $5.50 per thousand.
We are ordering some paper for Letter
Heads and will be able to give you somebig-
��vCr bargains in Letter Heads than you have
Canada's great war exhibit, under
tho auspices of the Dominion government,  has jus!  arrived on  the cutis.,
from  Calgary and   will   be 3l;�����.m
Vancouver   from   February   12th   to
Ma'-ch   1,   inclusive.    Ten   thousand,
iVrsons visited'the display In,Calgary ���
dailv many revisiting it several timet* ;
Military office��� uny that if one has ;
anv imagination one can    spend    a
v.-cok going through the exhibit .01 ,
it gives a more vivid picture ot tho 1
B   lnrdsbiUK ond suffering and U10 gul-
ii-lanlry   of   the   Caiindinn   troops     m
��!.France' than all the best war stories
, ever  written. ...
Among the trophies and war exhibits shown are such things as, (lit,
German one-man tank, the fouioun
'French 7:Vs. German, Russian, Mig-
ilijh, French and American machine!
1 <nir/< complete German infantryman v.
i outfit, munitions of every description
��� i,   German   airplane,  a   German   air-
��� plane  with   two    mounted    machine
���Una.   the  "remains", of  a  Zeppelin
''small   arms   used   by  the  Allies  and
.'their   enemies,   Gorman   tranch   mor-
lara. Gorman grenade throwers, am.
I the most, remarkable set. of IUc-sr/.c
j war pbotographs ever taken.
I These pictures were taken by Cau-
iidiau' oliicial phofographors on "Mo
Man's hand" us the Canadians rushoo
lo (In: attack on Tbelus Village, tho
second objective in I bo eous.i ol 1. it
prciit campaign on Viiuy Uidfie. J bo
(lilTcre.nl. phases of this historic battle aro faithfully recorded in a. Ion;;
succession of photographs. An immense' picture or Vimy Ridge is
shown and the entire series presents
in i'. very vivid and never-to-be forgotten manner a,n impression of the
splendour of this magnificent victorj
of Canadian arms.
The'local members of the Dairymen's .Association have, appointed
Michael Murphy to be their secretary, lie will order and distribute
feed and 'Oilier suplies and act as
intermediary between the farmers
and the board of directors. The
dairymen have decided to return 11.
W. Varderhoof to the directorate'at
the annual meeting this month, when
it is expected that a new president
will be required 'to fill the vacancy
caused bv the contemplated rcigna-
tion of the Hon. W. D. liarrow.
\ bey was bom lo Mr. and Mrs.
Irwin at.'Dr. Clark's hospital on Wednesday. The condition of Mrs. Irwin
is causing great anxiety in the family
Mrs F M. Harvey has moved from
the Morgan place to the raspberry
ranch, south of Sumas, for the summer He expects .to return to Mr.
Cameron's assistance after the berry
harvest.
The B. C. Electric railway arc running a light and power wire along
the Debair road for. the bench! ol
several farmers.-This will be a popular move, as most ranchers would
install this modern convicnoo if the
power companies could be brought
to eexpond the outlay involved bj
long country lines
had since the war began.   Hold your orders
for this shipment of paper, or better still let
us have the order now and be first on the
Port Hammond
A number of rchirnod soldier:; aro
taking practical    demonstration    lor.-,
sous from the. poultry farmers 111 I ho
district.    They get the theory in Vancouver. ���
'    Thewhist club drive on   I hursday
evening was more than usually successful.    Over   $21   was  taken     and
rocs to swell the fund for a menior.al
to soldiers  who fell in the war.       A,
cushion donated by Mrs. Ivlarr:ot i-.il
I in a raffle to Mrs. Stratton. It realized 57.50.                   '                    ���
Mr.  U. WhnpcoU. millwright,    b-.is _
bought   two   lots   011   Hamilton   and
Dart ford  streets  from   Mr.   Mclni.yre
'at S630 for the two.     IMr. Wbapcotr.
purposes building a residence mimed-,
ialelv.
Mr. Davkin has bought the J. Dar--
tou .property on Dewdney Trunk road
for noulfry farming.
Mr. J. Vv\ Cram has sold fome sr<
or'eighl acres of his property en t:-e
Fraser river hank.
Mr George Tilackstock has soul .ius
property adjacent 10 the Dowdney
Trunk road.   ' .
Mr. Wiiittaker of New Wc-himi'istor
a returned soldier, will lake up poultry ranching on the property occupies
by Mr. Day kin last year.
Maple Ridge
Silverdale
llEO.Cn.OSS DOINGS
lis
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b.
ItvAallpayyou.
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MTCCTON PT'TV
PRINTER.
B.C.
��2E��2
line services ren
derod by the European Mauager of
tho C. l\ R. to the
British Government, for whom
lie acted as Assistant Director
of Transport during the last three
years of  the war.
-i'-    Mc.D.,"   as  he
p 0 p u 1 a r 1 y
V."
i s
known, both in
Canada, and the
Old Country, is
the son of Adam
Brown of Hamilton, Ontario, and
Vv&s born in 18G5.
In 2 3S7 he wris
appointed
of" the Canadian
l-'aciiic flail way at
Vancouver. promoted five, years
later   to   be   Asrt.
General      rassen-
ger 'Agent.  VM.siern  Divi-.Jnn.
Si 1
Gcorcro McL. Brown
Oil.      VTIUUiytv    J.u.^XJ.     ^^--.	
and  subsequen.tly became in turn Executive
Ag-'ut, Supcrintenrlent of Hotel
nd  Oiniiifi and peeping Car Dept. and
'��� -nor-vi   I'ass-r.-er A""nt C   J*.  It.  Atlantic  Steamslidp   Dines.    In  190N  he
Hj'jnCI .li    L ri!in..ii|-,v I    /\;-, -111   "���'���'��� -101ft   r'nvKT-Ql   li.lirO"
vas sMmoinlcil G,ui?ral Kiircur-nn Traf.ic Ar/jnt. and .m   1910 General l.uro-
Ze- 1 Vaim^r, with head ol:!cea at 02-H Chs/ring Crosft, tendon, S.W.
.Pta.i .vjan.      ; iYJend  wrFting ln the    Montreal
Ca~cil'�� s'own 0 U ose rare men whb��o friendships, are equal to the num-
W cr th-i ^n^in-mccs. To all in that wide circle the announcement ^of
��� tl new honor wh d has be,-n conferred upon him comes, as pleasant and
iorv widlomo i^-'s I is a recn^nltion of qualities and serv ces wh eh
}    v :u J I   mo pc^ss and to Have rendered.    The reputation, wh ch
Transoorlation companies have notified the .Red. Cross Society that the
customary free transportation Ol Ilea
Cross supplies will cease on March
3 0th next and that the different Red
Cross branches making regular shipments to headquarters In Vancouver
have been notified as follows:
"We  advise   all   our   branches   to
have as much as possible of their materials made up at    once    into    day
shirts, socks, sleeveless sweaters, pyjamas and refugee garments, the flrsi
four named articles to be a reserve
stock   for   Canadians  in  our  British
Columbia hospitals.    All to be shipped to Vancouver before March lain
"Ml materials  uncut and  all  un-
Vf nil ted' wool to be shipped  to Van-
louver before the samo date.
"Free transportation which has
been so generously accorded to the
society during the war will cease on
the last day of March, consequently,
final shipments must not be made later than March 15. . . . ,nvtra
'���Cash will be required m large
amounts to enable us to carry on i.-i-i
work of our society and to supply
our men in the hospitals with comforts other than garments such as we
have  done In  the past.       _
"Our weeklv parcels to fcssondale
alone cost us ? 100 a month, and wo
ur��c all our outside branches as weU
as'hose. who may not be working cm
Red Cross garments after March lo
to raise funds and sen d in monthly
contributions to our society that we
may be enabled to 'carry on.
DYIGJ3 11ATEPAYERS MEET
A   meting  of   the   Dewdney   Dyke
Uatenaycrs Association was held at /
'he  Pump  house on  Saturday,  Pee.
1st at  2:30 p.m., T.  Catherwood m
the  chair.  The  minutes  of  the  previous meeting were read and adopted
Letters were read from Hon. J. Oliver
F   W. Rounsfell and Hamilton Keid.
The secretary was instructed to reply.
The secretary read the receipts and
Pxnenditure of the Association showing  a small  balance in  hand wh:ch
hvas  P^scd  as   read.  Tho   following
officers were appointed for the coming year. T.  Catherwood,  chairman;
W   McFwen, vice-chairman; committer W. McDonald,    S.  b.  Sharp;  K
' Davis and Mr.  Perry, with E. Davis
as secretary. Mr. Perry and b. Pa vis
were instructed to canvass the rate-
pavers to suply mnds for tiie Association.  On  motion   the  meeting adjourned.
Mr W. .1. Manson, was visiting old
friends in Haney and Hammond and
re'eeived glad hand and glad eye. A
were delighted to see hnnand led.n
of his success as,a fruit raiser, gillie we have missed you", might be
aptly quoted as wayfarers flounder
over the roads.
The English church people had an
enthusiastic  meeting  in  St      Johns
church last week and elected Mi   A.
Tapp, minister's warden; Mr. H. Hall
people's warden and the following or-,
Kntzing committee:    M���.    f c��so��;
Mrs.   Hall,   Mrs.   Moody,   Mrs   lapp.-
Mrs. Quick, Mrs. P.sntreath, Messrs C
F. Jackson, W. J- Marriott  H. I urdy
,F. Hastie, A. E. Powell, G. P. 1 < nd.
and Mr. E. Trembath, envelope c 01k
Mr   A   H.  Anderson/ president ol
Maple Ridge Poultry Association has
been chosen one'of  the represent^
lives 9" B.  C  poultrymen to  go  to
Octawa in  connection with   the, convention   on   poultry .products  iepoi.t
l.ushicss.
The tolenhonc. line fro mM'ssiou
City to Silverdale is hurrying along
to completion and by the end 1 f the
month wiW be in good working order
it is hoped.
.-    The "flu" has about flew ar.cl -w*.
are happy again.   , .
���    Miss Dean of New Wcsimnifcier is
'spending   the  week-end     with     her
friend Miss Alice Manzer.
The public school opened on Mon-
dav with a fair attendance.       ,
Silverhill school has been open for
the past week, the teacher Miss Ao-
bott has recovered from the flu.
Is it truo that the bells will have
chimed   Cor one of   Silverdalc's  clti-
Mr. Bain of Bain & Blomfleld. was
here from Vancouver on business.
The roads in t.hn district aro not
in very good condition at the present
time, but we hope to see Silverdale
main street, macadamised either this
year or noxf.
MATSQUI SCHOOL UOAUD
The new school board again elected Mr   O. F. Pratt as chairman. With
Trustees Jaekman and Barter absent
Urrough illness, the allotment of the
schools to ^individual trustees.was
lert until all members aro. In attendee apointment of    Mr.    William
Merryfield to the secretaryship of the
hoard" was made.    The first year the
schol  district was  organized in  mu
nicipallty Mr.  Merryfield was cha 1-
va i      The next year he became the
secretary, a position ho has held continuously since.
Mrs. Sollo^T^r^uiliington St.
recently' sold her home on Washington Stret for $2o00.
Ind stomach trouble,
gases or dyspepsia
"Papa's  Dlapepsln" makes sick, sour,
gassy stomachs surely feel fine
in five minutes.
Mr Neil Fraser has purchased the
lo, next to him from Mr. Midlcton
paying about $G00 for same
If what you just ate is souring on
your stomach or lies like a lump of
ktfd, or you belch i;us , and eructate
sour, undigested,food, or have a feeling
of dizziness, heartburn, fullness, nausea,
bad taste in moul.-h and stomacli-liuad-
ache, you can got relief in five minutea
by neutralizing ncidity. Put an end i->
such ytoinncli diptnr*r, now by getting^
large fifty-cent c;i*e of l'a|x:Vj l)iapei!r,':-i
from any drug stor
five lninub't! h:iw nee
from iudhrvstio!!. uyr.ji.'p^isi <=r >\ry ���'-���;::'-
ach disorder i-:in-''' ''.v f""'-1' ������ vuei.Mt *i
due to excessive iuid iu p-oi.-r<'-��.
V."i   reali;:'1   '->
,-. h. is ;o "m;'- 1'
he "enjoyed in Canada'.'not a'toro
In Ihe mil way worM. has been enhanced
���, ���ro-,o-iH,v lo-bls'lJinar oou'ortinvitlw as European Managei of the GaiU
in       i-i tie R-Ml V y   it Lominvi. and t-m value of his service In. the organi-
'"."���"i: ,"��" m f-    - ' v    m"   v   -o S . '4r.dn\v,,r!- hi, I..1P mi eounjel.
CENSUS OF POPULATION
NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS COMMITTEE   -    OTTAWA
- SIR HERBERT B. AMES, Chairman
CAMPBELL SWEENEY, Vancouver SIR GEORGE BURN, Ottawa
JOHN BLUE, Edmonton \V. M. BIRKS, Montreal
HA. ALLISON. Cal,-y RENE T. LECLERC:. Mon^
HON. GEO. A. BELL, Recina S1RJ. DOUGLAS HAZE, I. St Jo-n
IflHN TAIT   Winniiwtf \V. A. BLACK, Halifax
G^O^REIDuTof, HON.MURDOCKMcKINNON.CharloHct^n
December 31st, 1.9.18
Ward  I
Ward   U
.Ward 111
Ward   IV.
Townsite
:ster at Hamilton.'
V-ilvP and auec��fwrul In romiwroV-.il life, a pl.oiienr m
���1 ,.-. fv-^nnnnl- -d ono of the fathers of. th��i NV.Viowal Poilfty, Auarn
ra-ilv/ay ^ (r��n ��� u. ������ ���" ��� ; , ,rJ, ^.m- In-poly of hie t'.mo and
Thrown at nlu��; ;,;sU ���  _ s ;11 > 0 u ..       j ,        \vw\^l ovSnul^llonn.
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?,��9
14 0
390
791
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122
10 1
03
2G8
824
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250
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2036
REGARDING
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ADDRESS NEAREST OFFICE
BRITISH COLUMBIA      .    .    .    . '.Room 615 Metropcliton Bnilding, YancotiTer
ALBERTA    "'..    218a 8lh Avenue West, Calgary; 742 T^'^ BjiillcSinB, Ed�������;���
tbonghtful, Ulnuly &r.\\ai\u-~*
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Tho above figures have been given
by Mr. A. S. Taulbut, Assessor.
The Snturday Evening Post ��or
loss than five cents a- copy, $2.50 a
year. Tho Country Gentleman for
Ia��q than fotir cents a ..copy 91. <�� *
year, including postage. Authorized
Wit, A. K. Dorais, 032 Croaowny
West, Vancouver, !J. C
SASKATCHEWAN
MANITOBA    .
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V/ESTERN ONTARIO
CENTRAL ONTARIO
EASTERN ONTARIO
QUEBEC   .   .   .    .
NEW BRUNSWICK   .
NOVA SCOTIA   .    .
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.
803 McCallum-Hill Building, Regina
501 Electric Railway Chambers, Winnipeg
Room 410 Grain Exchange, Fort William, Ont.
361 Richmond Street, London, Ont.
 34 Toronto Street, Toronto
./.���.      Victoria Museum, Ottawa
.     .   160 St. James Street, Montreal
.89 Prince William Street, St. John
.    . Melropole Building, Hollis Street, Halifax
....   Provincial BuiidiDg, Charlotleto-^n
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O.H.M.S.   and marked^envelope "O. H.M.S." require no postage. l'AUK  SIX  THE ABBOTSPOkn  POST,   AlJliOTSFOrtl),   B.   C.  ������wwi<>^������ii^W^t'>^������*W'^.^-jp^rM������irvairgg-*^gTL^irw������^Mrttt������t.^f   *i*-myn-x*a wiyjii^BMWutr;  rjTKMyTTXf wt^K^M^mwwxjy^a^iLgiM  W*i:/v������M.'i 4 C    . *.%,  rtgyaOTW*,>T*������������ra'i, taj yWfftyw-fgywiy  *fle3BSES2SE*33r3T2E5CKSCE  '���������m^-afr- -*"jwwiafti  ���������wsncBEaKaasBisjsara  ntaaaagfflacssrcau^aTja^aaaiaBBcaattaaaa -mi tvaasaasuaausxEa  ZUCar������G]flPftCUU  3  XGi OiVK OVttil OX I'KIXTKP.  ������fc ��������� n^tm n ��������� w.\mu unc imii ���������; *  H BUTGHEF  i'ariiiiM-s  I'iioJio   I :){>!)  '    ^ n      f"    ��������� T       TV-    -/"!  license No. IMSi^:*  ir*������2ttX2������?*KT^r?Ff���������^r*tt^-^^ jj  *������ggjfcffi^^ ������^\  * -w  Mission Council  .   The Misison Council held their regular  meeting  in   the council   chain- j  hers on Saturday last with all mem- j  berii  of  Hie  board   present  and   tho '  Reeve in the chair.  The minutes of the previous regular and special meet ing were read and  conlrmed'.  A communication -was read from  Messrs Me In lyre and Hunter rs appointment of auditor and making application.'-  U "was decided to call for tenclorr  'for municipal auditors  for  the  vcai  1910.  ��������� Mrs. Osborne on behalf of (lie V\'  1. of Mission City wrole re the sett  ing out of an avenue of trees���������nativ:  maples��������� along'some road on boll  sides', not to exceed one nii'.o iivlengti  either in Ivlisison Towmnte or Mmv  cipality as a'memorial for our fallor.  ���������boys..' Tho council intruded tin.  clerk  to write.  Mr. McCaffrey ol"    Afjassiz'    wrote  . asking fov-co-operation or concerted  action in petitioning- Dr. King- for improvements on the road'between Port  Coquitlam   to  Agassiz.  Mr Shook wrote re obstructing road  leading south from Tlatzic station  down past the wharf and also forbidding use. of same.  A petition from T. Catherwood and  eight others petitioning the municipality to have'a properly gazetted road  roufh of the C. P. R. at Hatzic.  The council wast hen interviewed  by some ratepayers of the Silverdale  road re the graveyard which th;-'  council propose to have in that district, and already having purchased  tiif- hind. The contract tor clearing  it has partly been carried out. These  ratepayers wanted it removed.  Then Mrs. Lambarclo and Mrs.  Hick ling interviewed the council ve  proposed hospital eithor in Mission  Cily townsite or tiie municipality.  Mrs. Lambarde fold of her plans and  wanted to know how much the council could give. They were promised  a grant this year, but the council  could not guarantee that .succeeding  councils would do the same. This  did not apopar to meet tho wish of  the interviewers altogether and the  matter was talked over very carefully, and the ladies went away fooling  that the council would do much to  farther the scheme regurdiiifc the lies  pit;!1..  Clark-Thompson, that tho fcllcw-  im>; correspondence hi "noeivoft and  filed: Registrar, Royal Columbia Ilos  pltal, Inspector of Municipalities.  Premier Oliver and Attorney-General  Knight-Thompson that Alfred Cnt;  be reappointed cemetery caretaker  for tho year 19 P.).  Clark-Wren mat mo clerk write  the Women's Institute; of Mission City  lime this council think the obidct  as outlined in the letter of Mrs. Os-  bor  the  malio in the mutter at present  e is a very.iaudablo one but that'  council  have  no  suggestions   to  ! h.  Clark-Wren that this council is  not it- ;i position to appoint, a municipal engineer re ditching, and-dyking  act this year.  Ciarif-VVren  that the council appro-  prm!.;_$U00U for road maintenance.  '  '���������Vren-Tliomuson   that   tho   Silver-.  dal-v> road      bo      repaired through  the  ?een  property  immediately   not.  to exceed $20 0.  Ki '.glit-Thompson that. $50.00 bo  '.pp-i'^priaLed to gravel the bad places  m :ho Knight hill on the Stave Lake  OiUi.'���������  Wrnn-Thompson, that Gordon Litis be   .pathmasler    on    Proud-Clay  ���������Oud. .lames Thompson be path master  )u   Lie   Silverdale   road   from   Cedar  /ally   road   to   Silver   Creek   bridge  nl   ft. Nelson from Silver Creok to  'h^ler'r. anu also on McCallum road  \ortii of C.   P.  R.  track and   P.  ]V1c-  ..h'.iium south of C. P.   R.  on McCal-  ai.a road.  Thompson-Clark that Mr. Roach  ':o ialh master on the Mandale road  u.d Mr. 1-1 ide be appointbd' on the  -VlcT :tyro and Hide road.  C ark-Thompson that A. 10. .Campion )G appointed path master west of  i'.Eive Itiver.  Thompcon-Knight that J. Brown  be anointed pathinaster on tho Cade-  P.arr road from Cherry Street south  lo tiie townsite; and that A. Gibbard  oe appointed pathmasfor for the  Cedar Valley road from the townsite  :o tho Trunk road; and that Mr.  .'uv.-.-h be appointed from the Cedar  Wihy road west to James Camp.  Knight-Thompson, that the clerk  write the minister of public works  risking that the fence on the corner  :-f the Stave Lake road and Washington Street Lot 18, Group 3 be moved  ir. io road stake as this is a danger-  ;>..s corner for aufos.  .'. isc asking if the government iu-  .-. it. s to widen tho Trunk .Road at  i-a-zic Station before the berry sea-  ion this year and to advise council  ���������.:t as early date as possible; also to  draw their attention to the disgraceful condition of the Cedar Valley  rcicl through the townsite.  Mr. J. Tyler interviewed the council  re  road towards  his  place  by a  i.'hirout route.    The suggestion met  ���������iti the views of the council and the  of B.  C--would take- fa whole  if  printed   entire.     Department  Lik '. probably all the publications  in ii' 0. and in Canada., we have re-  'ucir ly boon favored with-lengthy com-  niu:ii'"'!lions from a number of well-  'int/-n   oned persons.- We have not the  least   leubt that each and every one  oi' 'I, m  is in receipt, of a good, fair J  /salary, regularly.    -They pr.obably all i  hii\c>. "fonograpliers and  clerks,  who  aiv [   id.     They doubtless    pay   for  their -irintod matter���������even    for    the  mi'1 ; ������������������graphetl sheets on. which they  send along the poor copy which they  biibinit for free insertion. Rent, light  and- heat are  also  regular  expenses  and we doubt .if presents of those are  ��������� nu'.do to the  writers of these items.  | Here are'a few oi'the things received:  I      Pacific Northwest Tourist Associa-  1 tiou-���������would make'three or four columns if briefed. Agricultural Dcpart-  t nicnl.  'page  of Soldiers' Civil fte-l.Ostablishmeut,  Ottawa���������one or two or .three columns  A weekly paper in Montreal that has  morcv pure gull than all the others  combined. The V. M. C. A.���������a cul-  uinn' or two now and then. And  others too numerous to list here, not.  excelling the Canada Food Hoard,  lwhic -i lias.rubbed it in in the name of  tho war.  Kt-iV, dear reader, what would you  do with such people? Do they  come into your store and ask for iffi  worth of sugar or $10 in dry goods  or iff? in shoes or other goods and ask  you to make them a present for it?  II. wiiltl be jusl. as consistent of (hem  io df- so���������for the newspapers of the  coun.ry have (heir troubles of all  kind-: in the way of higher expenses  which it is unnecessary to detail here  and white sp ce is all (bey have for  sale. Of course, wc have dumped  them all where the ollice cat. 'can get  thorn���������-the only fats they deserve.���������  Trail News.  B'lt then these guys are on a par  with the guys who arc watching for  the farmers' crop at less than it cost  the I'armer or fruit grower.  The choice of a groosr is one of  the. most important factors in the  household economy. Once Lee's patron, always Lee's patron.  This is the Pure Food Grocery of  Abbotsford Our Bread, Butter, Teas  'Fresh Vegetables and Eggs are witli-  '   out  a peer in Abbotsford.  We deliver the goods and our customers eliminate extra expenses.  Liueuoe  >'o.   8-K8S8S '  License  >"o.   61088  -<ll  < i  ALBERT-  LEE,   Grocer   and. Ba&er  S?.e me now about that Insurance  e  o  5  0  "The Saturday Evening Post" for  less than five cents a copy, $2..r)0 a  'year. "The Country Gentleman" for  less than four-cents a copy, $1.75 a  year, including postage. A. R. Dorais  6 32 Broadway West, Vancouver, B.C.  I have a lai-ge and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sa-te at low pwces.  Finest quality.  Abbo'lsfcrd  Tliere should be duty paid on all  goods, including printing,'that comes  from across  the tins.  NOTICE  ���������'.T,  date,  valiev  IvLr. T\ ier says there is  in ben inn bi-ver OvpcIc.  Clark and Wren that $50 0 be- spent  on the Campion cut-off new road on  'Stave River.  Clark-Kuight that the clerk write  f ) the W. P. (.). asking them to make  ��������� ���������.rossing  over  mpion road.  their  track  on   the  >; your goods OUGHT TO SSLf,  advertising in the newspaper will 3ell  1 arm.  In    he ^fatter of the Estate of John  ?.:ci'Aven, Deceased.  .NOTICE IS HEREBY given that  all persons having any claim or demand against the estate of the above  r.ai Hi deceased, late of Abbotsford,  in *be Province of British Columbia,  v/Iv- died on the 9th clay of November  lfiltv. aro required to send in partic-  r.lii "a of their claims, properly verified, to James Adam McGowan and  .'f'u Franklin Boyd, executors of the  vii: of said deceased, addressed to  il-.t- said James Adam McGowan, at  All" ofsford, B. C, on or before the  2()t:. day of March, 1910, after which  date the aid executors will proceed  to distribute and deal with the estate  having regard only to such claims as  shall have been received on the-said  iW.tfi.  Haled this 30th day of January,  1919.  HARRIS,  BULL &  MASON,  Solicitors for the Executors  l"7-ni2 2.  THE MAN WHO THINKS . HE CAN  reach the farmers worth reaching in this  part of the Fraser Valley without advertising in this paper is���������mistaken.  Every Farmer who is worth while and has  money to spend is a subscriber to this  family journal.  CIRCULATION���������-almost every home in Mission, Hatzic, Silverdale, Matsqui and other points in the surround-  jppj!  ing district:    25<i to 35^ an inch, ooluinn width.  (4  i*m *w*������^^.-i,jm^"������t^M������*wva������i**.^iiv  : +r������iaujwrczz  Far:^il@rs, and Travelers  trade solicited',  f   i' -\\y ;.  i.-.,' i;.;; >���������'   ; ������  I 1'  i '  M.   MURPHY,   FROPRIET-  ' ������������������' HCNtSNGDON.  B   C.  ���������'���������"���������'  *.*"������������������ ��������������� ��������� :f.ua OKI ACTigcyjCKgjCTcviJC'atfiwreafCTini^^ mwwriBnwiwtf  'v������*.. ~*^S\S' </*s^*,  '���������"���������^--'-.^-   -%,-, ���������  P Xi.  V *^  "J* TVT*v      -ft     T������r������r; ^"^v 'TT VF*** S**  .v.nv ;k the'tiwo.to H*t -y>jw vnpyty of I*������tter Wrtippcrii for  "oirsiRier montis..  llOXAlj-AMUWlCAX . J'AUTV���������KingCJKOUGl!;, <2UI0I0,V aiAIlV, I'llESiUKNT     WIJLSOiV   and   MilS.   WILSON  ���������aamimnx  - * 1  iV  ."v.^.  \ ������������������ 'M';.,;vr *v'-/:v'.;'-/r,,/;i''* >���������������������������'���������"-'>���������"-"  *M*i  ���������^  ������s.  MaiUMMIUUlBMB  i       ���������������������������  BBuaHBHam

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