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 u|.**tit*Wkrf<fW.'*W������kM'-'    I  yi  ������������������/-  11  <&  \i     l.i  f. i  S  i,  i  3  'krj  '..fit;\A  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND^ LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VI., No. 15..  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.,.FRIDAY,. Feb.   21, 1913  8 $1.00 PER YEAR  FIRE PROTECTION FOR   .  ABBOTSFORD ASSURED  The hick of water for domestic usu,  and more especially tov fire protection'  has been a drawback to Lhe residents  of Abbotsford  since tho  first settlor  arrived   in   tho  country.     Had   there  been adequate supply of water available  the night, the Gazley block was  destroyed .there is no doubt that'the  damage-would have been greatly lessened. ',������������������'. "   . , -  Through the energetic efforts of the  Board of 'irade a fire hall has been  erected, and  though of small  dimensions, it is still a step in the right- direction.   Indeed, it might be said that  Abbotsford  is  the  only  town  in  the  Fraser 'Valley,  under  the   Provincial  Government's jurisdiction, that has a  fire hall.   The water committee of the  Board of Trade, not to' be behind the  fire committee, held a meeting in the  office of Messrs. Taylor & Henderson  on Monday last, when the water question   was   thoroughly   discussed,   and  ways and^ means formed for the inauguration of a local stock company with  power to  install, an up-to-date  water  system for "the town.     -\   .':  ,   _jrhe..sto.ck_wJll Ibecsqld locally .only,v  ���������and it is the duty of every one who has'  the  future  interest of Abbotsford-at  heart to subscribe liberally and then  "Watch' Abbotsford Grow."  SUCCESSFULLY  Initial Business Gathering of  Conservatives in Abbotsford Held Friday Last  BIRTH���������To Mr; and .Mrs. T. Rowlea,  of  Clayburn,   a  daughter.  The first meeting of the Conservative Association to be held in Abbotsford took place on Friday last, when  delegates from the different ridings  throughout the district met in' the  Masonic Hall in annual conference to  elect officers for " the . year. It was  one of the largest gatherings of the  party ever convened and the spirit  of harmony prevailed in all the discussions. J. C. .Robertson, president  of the-association for 1912, presided  and. H. T. Goodlands .was ..'secretary.  The ^.officers,-elected .were: ',tHdn.  presidents, the , R-V Hon. ��������� R.;' L;:' Borden, ��������� premier -of Canada ;oHon. -Sir  "Richard" ~ McBride,""**;nrimier -.'of  British Columbia;-' nonary' vice-  presidents, .J. D. .Taylor, M./ P., and  S.. -A. Cawley,' M. P. P.; '.president;  J. A. MacGowan of Abbotsford; first  vice-president, A. L. Coote, Chilliwack;   second, vice-president, - Frank  ^  and  are synonymous  Our choice selection of Garden and  Flower Seeds includes almost  every known kind.  All lines are now full but will not  remain so for long.     Get  your supply now.  Munro, reeve' of /"Upper Sumas; third  vice-president, f.'j... W. Carmichael,  Chilliwack; secretary -treasurer, T-I.  J, Barber, Cliilllwack; ' executive,  Messrs. ^ R.' F. ^Waddingto'n, _ Chilliwack; Dr. Swifl^Abbotsi'ord; ,T. De-  lair, Huntingdon'f H. Webb," Sardis;  Reeve MerryfielU, ...Mt. Lehman;' Jas.  Ford, Rose'dal'e^.C." Bell, Matsqui'; R.  W. Reid, Clayburn; C.r, Hill-Tout,  Peardonville; Hf' Brett, "East Chilliwack; M. Ross,' Aberdeen; G. ,T.  Marrs, Cheain; 'A.' J. Street, Lower  Sumas. >;/'���������'������������������ !  At  the  close  of'^the" election  several of the candidates addressed the  meeting,   emphasizing  \thet -iieed ' for  organization  and* unity- of the'' different local associations. That'the party  was  in " the " ascendancy in' both the  local   and   federal  houses, was' given  as  all  the   more' reason 'that  every  member  of  the'"' association    should  be alert and ready.for- any emergency  .that    might    arise. \ Resolutions'  of  confidence   in   the.' -governments    oi  the province" and'the'Dominion;    and  in  the  representatives"of  the 'riding  "in  both  housesr were   passed  unanimously and- given' with cheers; ��������� The  association went .on record' as endorsing'a  resolution. "proposed    by    Mr.  ..Chas.' Hil]-T6ut/;that:V'"This _..asso-  .ciation, "believing^as.-"it--does, : that  the'  permanent,^prosperity of " any.  country, is dependent upon-the;proper  development   of   its    agricultural, resources, and  the  well- being    of its  agricultural   - classes,      learn ���������    with  much   satisfaction   that   the   government", of  British' Columbia   has -'appointed .an   agricultural' commission  to   inquire   into   the   whole   .question  of land cultivation and production in  British Columbia with a view to-finding  some   satisfactory _ means   of  assisting markets    for    their    produce.  And  it  sincerely  Hopes  the  commis-  ,sion~ will    be   given opportunity    to  visit all the larger centres and gather  such information  as .will enable the  government   to   draft   some   measure  that will stimulate "and foster the agricultural interests of this valley and  province and remove some of the difficulties  and ' drawbacks  which have  seriously hindered  the  cultivation of  land in the past in this province."    .  Matsqui hold a By-Eiection to  fill Council Board���������Import- ;  ant Business Done  MISSION CITY HUS  CHINESE MURDER CASE  V,  J  On Thursday a dispute arose he-  tAveen two Chinamem at Missioin  City .over a matter of wages. As  a result of th'e quarrel Jay Kam  was ahoft by Jay Sun. The shot  passed through the heart causing  instant .death. Jay Sun is stilll at  large, supposed to hav.e gon.2 to  Tdin (McLaughlin at Fail'franks.  Many specials have been sworj  i-n  The jury brought in a verdict of  wilful murder.  The siound of the first church  Bell in Abbotsford was heard on  noon when the >new bell placed in  St. Mathew.s church was being tested. The bell has a fine~-church-  ly tone and can be heard at a  long .distance.  The Municipal Council' held a meeting in the Municipal Hall on Saturday,  the 8thinst, with, the Reeve in the  chair and Councillors Melander, Lehman and Bell in attendance.  The minutes of the last meeting of  the Council of 1912 and, of the first  meeting of "the Council of 1913 were  read and adopted.  lett, who had been-declared elected as  Before" any business was transacted  the Reeve stated,that Mr. G. W. Gel-  Councillor, for Ward 3, did not possess  the necessary property' qualification  and he had, therefore, handed in his  resignation.-, .The resignation. was ac:  ceptad V;with' /regret;-'; as. the -.members.  fell that they had lost the services of  one who would have made an excellent  colleague. ' .  .   The position of Councillor- was declared vacant, on motion, and the necessary steps towards a new election  "were taken, as follows:  Nominations are to .be received at  the . Municipal Hall-on Monday,; the  17th" of February," from ,12 o'clock,  noon, till -2 o'clock..-p.. m; ���������  If "more than one nomination be received, the election will be held on  February the 20th at two polling  places, as follows:  l! The office building of the Abbotsford Timber and Trading Co., at Abbotsford. - ���������  2. The office building of the Clayburn Company, Limited, at Clayburn.  James Gibson was-appointed the returning officer and James MacGowan  and Roderick, W. W. Reid, deputy returning officers.  .   Communications Received.  From the superintendent of the  Children's Aid Society, re the Frank  Aish children. Of the four (4) children taken in, one, Donald, had been  adopted in 1910; Daisy had been adopted,' but had been taken back as she  had not been properly treated. The  returns for 1912 showed that it cost  the home the sum of $9.15 per month  for each child, so that the sum contributed by the Council ($10.00 per  month) was very little" more than the  cost of the care of one child.  From the Municipal solicitors, accepting the appointment for 1913.  From H.' J. A. Burnett, accepting the  position of auditor for 1913.  From H. E. Watkins, accepting the  position of municipal constable for  1913.  From J. J. Pace,- accepting the position of municipal constable for  1913.  From G. W. LeFeuvre and fourteen  (14) others, being a petition to establish a road across the S. E. *4 of Sec.  20, Tp. 13, thereby providing a cut-off  from-the LeFeuvre road (south), to-the  Aldergrove Station on the Great Northern.   It was intimated.that the,.right-  of-way''would be donated by the, owners of the" lands, gamely, E-. Lundeb'erg'  and  C.  W.  Tait    The' clerk ��������� was-instructed  to "secure  the deeds "of���������the  two strips'.in'question..- -.  From J. H. Ball asking.that the road  on the south of Section 12,' Tp'. 14, be  opened up as the -one now in use  crossed his land. Referred ,to. the  Reeve and Councillor Lehman.  From Major Elrlred'Pot'te-ngcr asking for assistance towards paying the  expense he had incurred in constructing his-outlet, road. ', Laid. over. ���������  From,the Provincial secretary, stating- that  the, Executive  Council   had  approved of the plan of subdivision of  the S. W. % ,of Sec. 20,- Tp. 14.  From Messrs, Henderson arid Taylor, stating that as the "Yale Road was  being ^re-located it would be necessary  to make a hew,tie to this survey in  connection with the csjablishing of the  "Ware" Road. "  " From A. F. Welch and-31 others,'being a petition -to open up and make  passable the'"Huntington" Road,'from  Peardonville .school house to the eastern boundary of "the Municipality.'  On motion^Councillor Melander w,as  authorized to expend the sum ofrfive-  hundred'; (?500) dollars .on"this'road,  : arid" the" clerk' was instructed' to2com=..  municate with the Council of Sumas  Municipality re the continuing of this  highway to Huntingdon.  From .Malcolm Sinclair and six  :others, being'a petition to improve the  Sinclair Road. Referred to Councillor  Melander;   ���������  ��������� From "Messrs.-Jackson, asking that  the road be improved between Sections 9 and 16, Tp. 16.   Laid over,  From Alick Greenhorn and A. H.  Barker, asking that the road be built  on the section line on the western portion of his ' property. Laid over. ��������� '  From Ross and Haviland, re the  amount ��������� the Council would accept in  lieu of the opening up by them of the  road shown'through the centre of the  east half of the southwest quarter of  Sec. lo, Tp. 16.   Laid over.  From G. K. Burnett, B. C. L. S., re  the plan of re-subdivision of Lots 5,: -  6, 7,' 10, 11 and 12 "of the Nl W. % of  Sec. 10, Tp. 14, stating that the proposed change in the road was made at  tiie request of Mr. G. Satcheil, who.  was then councillor.    On motion the  plan was accepted.  From the Canadian Pacific Railway,  stating that the crossings at the Page,  Fore and Hallert roads would be repaired as soon as the weather would  permit.  From the Sumas Municipality, stating what had been taken to establish  the road which had been constructed  to give an egress to the N. E. Yi of  Sec. 24, Tp. 16.   Report accepted.  From the Bank of Montreal, stating  that they would be pleased to loan  the sum of $15,000, if needed, to meet  the current expenditure.  From the clerk, being a report of the  assessed value of the wards, which  was as follows:  Ward   1  $450,378.99  Ward 2   522,483.93  Ward 3   549,932.37  Ward   4    377,107.57  It will be seen that the assessment  of Ward 3 exceeds that of Ward 4 by  (Continued on Page Four) /���������''  fftlK ABB0TS#OftD P09T,     ABfeOtSfrOfcfc, B. fc,  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.,  A weekly Journal devoted-to the interests of Abbotsford and  surrounding district.       - ' -  Advertising rates made known on application.'  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents per line for first insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive'insertions.  Our Shibboleth���������Neither for nor agin the Government.  THE   MARKET  Friday, February 21, 1913  EDITORIAL.  The question of extending the franchise to the ladies was pre-  ��������� sented to the Premier of the Province this week, and his reply is  worthy the consideration of all. It has never been a part of the  policy of the present government, but it is easily seen that the First  Minister or his.predecessors have at one time been within range of  the Blarney stone.  "Let me say at onee,'r remarked Sir Richard McBride, upon  the last of the lady speakers having been heard, "that the govern-  1 ment very greatly appreciates the presence here this afternoon of  so large, so representative and so influential a delegation from those  who seek the franchise. Many of you have evidently performed  long journeys in order to be with your colleagues at this meeting  and take some part in the presentation of the case to which we have  all been privileged to listen. I may say that your ease has been admirably presented, concisely, clear-cut and plainly. The present administration has never made this question a matter of policy, not  because appeals had not heretofore, been made to it, but because  , upon mature consideration we have not in the past been able to  agree, that the end you seek is one to be desired.  "I recall when Mrs. Gordon Grant headed a strong committee  of ladies_some time ago and strongly urged the immediate extension  of franchise-to women. It was then concluded'by the government  that a step of this kind could not well bV undertaken. Apart from  this the records of the Provincial Legislature show that votes upon  this proposal have at various times been taken, but up to the present  nothing has been done to afford the relief which you seek. Now,  today, you bring to us a petition bearing ten thousand signatures  and tell us the story of your campaign in securing it, so that the  full weight of your argument may be felt by this administration and  by the country as well. It seems to me that'because of the very"  ... splendid effort which you and your associates haye put fortjh and  because of the petition which has been submitted here today and  the argument advanced in connection with it that I may say it will ���������  give us very great pleasure to discuss this question with the members  of the cabinet early next week and to acquaint you as soon as pos  sible with the result arrived at. -      -  "If the government does not decide to take up this question as  a matter of ministerial policy, it-will'still be quite competent for  . - you to present your petition to the Legislature through the usuai  "  channel and for any private member of the house to see that it is  given a place in the orders of the day.   As you'have shown an intimate procedure you will realize that such legislation may emanate  -with a private member���������that he may introduce a bill providing for  .all. the requirements that you have made known here toda}r.    Mr.  Place, member for Nanaimo, has already such a measure on the order  paper.   Miss Davis, your able and energetic secretary, has told us,  .    as have the number of your members, that it was not upon their  authority or by their request that it was so placed there���������that Mr.  Place's was a voluntary act���������and Mr. Place has supplemented this  information with a statement to me that if the government should  decide to introduce such legislation he. would very quickly withdraw his measure in this behalf.   I mention this to show you how  you can very easily get your petition before the house even if the  decision of. the. government should be adverse.    It-will probably  be Tuesday or Wednesday before we can acquaint you with our  determination in the matter, but I am satisfied, that'I can assure  you that it will:not be beyond that date..  Permit me to say that  your case has been stated with commendable clearness, lucidity and  directness."  Considerable is written these days about the strike in Cumberland coal mines, and the fact of a strike was well brought home to  Missionites this week.when some strikebreakers stopped off here for  the day. In reply to the Victoria Week the Vancouver Islander  published at Cumberland, B. C, has the.following to say:  " 'Discrimination against a workman is a difficult thing to  prove; although it is often suspected. The evidence is.invariably circumstantial and not always conclusive. However strongly the men  may .feel that they are right in their suspicion it is extremely doubtful if they can prove it, and if they fail to do so' they would have to  abandon their contention as untenable.'  "To this we must repeat what has already been threshed out in  Cumberland time and again.    For the information- of the Week  we know of no one who has been harshly dealt.with, or discriminated .  against, or frozen out of employment.   The case the Week refers to  is undoubtedly that, of Mottishaw, who. left this district some time  ago, and we may say that Mottishaw never acted on a gas committee  for the Cumberland mines to our knowledge.   He may have done so'  at Extension mines.   But when Mottishaw first came to Cumberland  and asked for work he was offered a job driving a mule in No  4  mine, which he refused.    Shortly after, he obtained employment  with a contractor in the same mine without first obtaining permission from the overman and was being paid a higher rate of wages  ., than that paid in the district.   To this the manager of that mine had  i\ decided objection and ordered the contractor to dispense with his  services.    The following day Mottishaw made application to the  manager of No. 4 mine for the position that he was offered in the  first case, when the manager referred him to the overman, who employed all drivers.   Mottishaw never applied to the overman, evidently not wanting the job.   Afterwards he came but with the statement that he was discriminated against, and the local- U M W of A  took a holiday."  ���������&?  With the exception of rising prices  in . the fowl and vegetable departments the market., was very steady  this morning, the prices obtained, for  meats and fish remaining the same as  last week. Although the weather was  somewhat inclement, a, drizzling rain  falling all morning, a better asssembly  of shoppers gathered than has been  the-case for several' weeks past. A  larger,number of farmers, manifestly  on account of the better roads and  .transportation facilities,' were present  with their products. and a ready demand was realized for all commodities.  The supply of poultry was not as  large as usual, hence the stiffening of  prices. This was mostly realized for  ducks, which were offered for from $9  to $18 .per dozen, and it is expected  that prices in this department will  again increase next week. The prices  for other poultry were also somewhat  better than last week. As there is  little demand for geese at this season  of the year hone were offered by the  farmers.  Potatoes still remained stationery  at $13 and $15 per ton, although onions, carrots and turnips increased  slightly. Eggs, on account of the  heavy supply, were offered by all the  vendors for 50 cents a dozen retail,  and a brisk sale was realized at that  price. Butter is still sold at 40 cents  a pound with little indication- of a  change. This week the supply of fruit  was very smart and good prices were  received for all that was offered. A  smaii " quantity "of- Russet apples  brought 25 cents for four pounds.  Meats and fish remained the same  as last week, with no indication for a  change.' A small quantity of soles  brought 10 cents a pound, othewise  there was little fresh fish.' '  ��������� The Prices.  Eggs, retail, per dozen 45c to,50c  Chickens, per dozen.: $12 to $13  Pullets, per dozen..... $15  Young birds, per dozen .../. $6 to $8  Broilers,-per dozen $8 to $10  Poultry, live weight 24c to 25c  Ducks, per dozen $9 to $18  Ducks, per pound 18c to 20c  Poultry, dressed, per lb 30c  Turkey, per lb. live weight.. 33c to 35c  Geese, per lb. live weight.... 20c to 23c  Turkey, dressed, pen lb 40c  Geese, dressed, per. lb 23c to 25c  Vegetables.  Potatoes, ton :��������� $13 to $15  Beets, per sack   $1  Carrots, per sack 70c  Cabbage, wholesale, per lb. :  lc  Cabbage, per head  10c to 15c  Onions,  per  sack  ���������. $1.75  Celory, per crate  .-  $1.50  Turnips, per sack  65c  Small Fruits.  Apples, per box ..-: '. 80c to $1.25  Apples,   5  lbs..... 25c  Pears, per box : $1.00  Eggs and Butter-  Eggs, wholesale   40c to 45c  Duck eggs, per dozen 60c  Young birds, per dozen $6 to $8  Butter, retail, lb 40c  Honey; per comb ..- 25c  Wholesale Meat.  Pork, per lb 13c to 13%c  Lamb, per lb ; 12 l-2c  Mutton, per lb : 12%c to 13c  Retail Meats.  Beef, best rib roasts     20c.to 22c  Beef, loin     26c to 27c  Beef, round steak - 20c to 25c  Boiling beef   '.    14c  Beef, short. loin   28c  Beef, ^ post roast    18c  Pork  20c to 25c  Mutton     :  20c to 22 l-2c  Sugar cured corned pork 20c  Homemade pork sausagge, lb 20c  Salted pigs' head, lb 8c  .Pickled pigs' shanks, lb 10c  Pickled pigs' shanks, lb 15c}  Sugar cured hogs' heads, lb  8c  Sugar cured corned beef, lb 15c  Pure lard ....15c  Sugar cured bacon..:........ 20c  Fish.  Salmon, cphoes  15c, 2 for 25o  Steelhead salmon, per lb  15c  Sturgeon 15c  Halibut 10c  Smelts 10c  Oolichans, per lb. ;. 10c  Cod, per lb. ���������  i0c  Herring, 31bs. 25c  Sole ioc  Salmon, frozen, per lb  15c  Halib.uUp'er lb.  12 i-2c  J-Herring, 3 lbs;  25c  can cut prices.    It takes Brains to  make a better article  B. J. GERNAEY  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable rig;  one1 that feels good and looks good;  ring up     '  CURME & McKENZIE  Having disposed of our business to H.  Alanson, we have opened an office with  H. McKenzie, next ,the livery stable,  where all" outstanding accounts will be  settled. - .���������_  ���������  Abbotsford Hardware , Co..  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Jas. Elliott ���������  *.   ' - -Manager  =C=3P  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power-  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  ttvthe district, and industries already established,  J  Thoroughbred white Plymouth Rock  Cockerels. None better anywhere  and the prices are right.  For some real good buys m Abbotsford call and see  w  I  in  &j  1  S  i  m  ^ -V't;  /������  *Hfi ABS01������S������0ftl) 108*, ��������� AhBOMfftRD, ii fa.  s-    ^  /  ;  |GRANBY|  .   RUBBER  /    \        CO  /<  WE FIT YOU RIGHT  Most people think of rubbers as "just  rubbers/* We don't. We think there  are no rubbers made equal to  GRANBY RUBBERS  We know about these fine rubbers. We  know what good material goes into them,  how carefully they are made, and what  careful inspection every pair gets.  We are proud to represent the Granby  Rubber Company and almost as proud as  the manufacturers of the saying, Granby  Rubbers "WEAR,LIKE IRON."  Geo. C. Clark  Abbotsford  COMMERCIAL  HOTEL  . j Mcelroy a co.;.  LIQUORS; - WltiES J AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.,  CITY  :6S90  X  ABBOTSFORD, B. CS  ( ���������������������������wMWMMBgNHniayaai'  Strictly first-class in. every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO $2.00 PER DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  OSES  PROPRIETORS   ��������� ��������� -siaan&  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Jteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday  HARRON BROS.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel   1-034 Granville St,, Phone 3486  NortK Vancouver, uf*lc<J and  Chapel-rll6 2nd St.' PUctae 131.  STRAYED���������To my ,plaoe, a Grade  ' Jersey Heifer, about seven  .months, old, son December 1st.  Owneir can claim samte thy paying for notice and .board. G. C.  Kenney, i% m'ile east, Yi mile  north .of Vye Station,  s for  tree  >ubscriDtion to  to friends in the East.  learn to lil  and   finally decide   to  west to live.  to nave your  close to you.   Easy  Leave Subscription with King, the Butcher.  ,.������* ..*--     <   .-������ ��������� "������*  ' THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  3S  ;������,;���������    .i.;  LOCALS.  Mr. A.. 0. 1-Ioale'y, of Cliiyburn, was  a business visitor to Abbotsford this  week.  Mr. Mitchell, formerly ol' Vancouver  Island; has forsaken the land where  the ocean breezes blow for that of the  fertile Fraser Valley, and has purchased the Parrotl place, near Cla>  burn. This property is situated on  the highlands and is very adaptable  for fruit raising.  Get. your  watch  repairing  done at  Campbell's,, the Abbotsford jeweler.  The unusually heavy snow this year  throughout the "alley has caused a  slight depression in business, but with  the few days' rain last week the snow  has about -disappeared. With the  bright-sunshine now taking the place  - of the dull, cloudy days, business is'  picking up wonderfully.  IS OFFERED  PASTORATE.  Rev. J.L. Campbell has been offered  the pastorate ot* the United Presbyterian Churches ��������� of Abbotsford and  Huntingdon. Rev. Mr. Campbell has  served the churches as ordained missionary since April, 191.0. The call  will be presented at the meeting of  the presbytery to' be held at New  Westminster March 4, and if sustained  he will be inducted next month.  OUR DAILY BREAD -.  .  is a mighty industrial factor .in  this community  as it furnishes the power that moves the man that keeps  the machinery of business going.   Just think of   ,  it when vou are enjoying our  fresh daily bread  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  ��������� The- different camps connected with  government road, work, are now getting into shape for a busy season, and  with the various other industries  working full blast the prospects of Abbotsford never looked brighter.  Several changes have been made iri  the local telephone oflice. Mrs. Ed-  son, formerly chief operator, having  resigned her position, Miss Heath has  been promoted to the chief operator's  desk, -while Miss Messick takes the  place of Miss Heath.  M BREWERS' DRIED GRAINS  Cheaper, better than Bran   Order from��������� ������������������  ===3gi BBR������  '   ���������    ���������)  H. Windebank, Mission City, B.C.  J.J. Sparrow, Abbotsford.B.C.  ,  MATSQUI COUNCIL MEETING.  (Continued from page 1)  $172,824.80, which is 45.829% of an excess. The assessed value of the1 various properties in Ward 3 lying north  of the Township Line Road is -$73,-  382.25. This added to Ward 4 makes  $450,489.82. The same deducted from  Ward 3 leaves $476,550.12. This change  would make the assessment of these  two wards as nearly equitable as could  be arranged. Report accepted, but action towards the re-dividirig of the  wards -was laid over until the close of  the year.  Councillor Bell reported the aims of  the Fraser Valley Municipal Publicity  Bureau to be:  "Each Municipality will have the  privilege of floor space in the rooms  that will be provided in the rooms or  the Vancouver Progress Club for ex  hibits.  ..,��������� "The executive of the -Bureau will  devote itself to the question of finding markets, good roads and the important question of land clearing; in  fact, everything for the welfare of the  future settlers, and one of the great  advantages will be the advertising of  the Fraser Valley throughout the  .world. This will take the form of a  suitable book, giving only reliable information; any advertising of real estate is to be strictly excluded.  The secretary of the Bureau will be  in daily attendance to destribute advertising matter, -giving data and details of the agricultural advantages of  the Fraser Valley, especially in connection with the growing of fruit and  of dairying."  The report  was  accepted  and  the  Reeve   (who  is  third  vice-president)  and   Councillor  Bell   were   appointed  delegates to the next meeting, which  will be held on the 21st inst.  Resolutions   Properly   Introduced   and  ^Passed.  That the clerk* notify the Western  Canada    Power    Company,    Ltd.,    to  send   a   representative   to   the   next  ��������� meeting of the Council.  That Frank Baines of Peardonville  and H. J. Ryder be appointed municipal constables. Mr. J. E. Israel reported that he would be unable to act.  That the Canadian Northern Pacific  Railway Company be requested to proceed with the work of constructing the  road crossing at the Bell Road.  That the Reeve and clerk sign two  promissory notes for $500 each,, payable to the Bank of Montreal.  That   Councillor   Melander   be   authorized to move the bridge on the Mt.  Lehman Road at Dunach.  v   That a loan of $500 be made to the  School Board.  That Councillor Melander be authorized to call for tenders for slashing  and logging about one-half mile on the  LeFeuvre Road.  That Councillor Bell be authorized  to call for tenders for stumping arid  grading the Sim Road east from Johnson's corner to Olson's west corner;  also for tenders for grading the An- FOR " SALE.���������Eggs for hatching,  deen Road. , White Wyandottes, prize winners   at  That Councillor Bell be authorized ' tlll th loc.,, exhibitions- also a few  to expend the sum of $600 in gravel,I UU ttle i0C' ��������� exmtn������ons, also, a tew  this sum to be equally divided between' <ihqice pullets and cockerels. Apply  tb,9 Page and the Fore Roads; a^sa -C. B. HILL TOUT.   P.O. Box 63.  the roads to be graded.  Bills' Passed  for  Payment.  Chas. O'Donel Bell, traveling ex-  penses  $ -4.35  A. Lofgren, bounty on 52 musk-':  rats    ,.  '"-5.20  J. J.' Pace, two days as constable     .   6.00  Hudson Barter, 3 Ms days removing snow from the bridges on  the Yale Road      9.60  B. C. Gazette, two copies of Municipal Act, $1.00; advertising  the  result of  the v Municipal ������  - election         2.50  Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.,  insurance on hall      4.00  Clarke & Stuart, printing and  stationery      54.20  Woodward's Department Stores,  desk and chair    21.50  The Arrow Press, printing financial statements  :...:    21.25  Albert Israel, 2 days' horse hire     I  for  constable ''.      5.00  Fraser Valley Record, printing  ballots - ,    14.00  Fraser Valley Municipality Bureau   .,     15.00  c. m. a���������  Office supplies        4.00  Travelling expenses        5.75  Handcuffs for H. E. Watkins 7.25  Bounty paid to J. Bevard.... 10.10  Deposit   paid   on   desk   and  chair   .t.      1.00  Munroe Ferguson,  payment  on  strip of land at Dunach bridge   50.00  Mrs. Hanna Nordin, payment of  173.5 rods of fencing -at $1.25  per rod   216.87  By-Laws.  The Temporary Loan By-law was reconsidered   and   finally   passed   and  signed" by the Reeve and clerk.  The by-law establishing the Aberdeen Road from the northeast (corner  of the S. E. % of Sec. 4, Tp. 14, to the  Yale Road, passed first - and second  readings.  , H. S. Phinney addressed the Council re the grading of a portion of the  Hallert Road, stating that the owners  pf ;the adjoining lands would coil-  tribute towards the cost. Action was  deferred as that ward had no representative in the Council.  E. G. Walter also addressed the  Council for improvements to the eastern end of the Township Line Road.  Action deferred also.  The Council then adjourned to meet  on Saturday, February 22nd.  JAMES GIBSON,  C. M. C.  IJ.  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  ', Pastor���������Rev. J. L. Campbell,  A., B. IX  Services���������Sunday' school  10  a.m.  - Public War/ship 11 ,a. m. o.  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public Wonsfhip 7.30 p. m.  Choir Practice, Friday .8 p. in.  Meeting  far  Bible   "Studyv    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m.  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. m.  Public Worship 3.30 p. m.   ���������  10 per cent, of ������ while they  last y Get one quick . . ;..  -ln-  Paints, Oils and  our stocks are compl  Hardware and Furniture  FOR SAALE���������5 young milch cowb to  freshen from the 27th of this  month. Apply to R. OWEN, one  mile south of B. C. E. R., Mount  Lehman.  STUMP PULLERS, Earth Augurs,  Well Boring.    Take-up, Cables, Fix-  . tures, Self-Opening and". Shutting  Gates and Doors, etc. Mfg. 'Write  469 Burnside Rd., Victoria, B. C.  NOTICE.  APPLES   FOR   SALE.  No.  1 N.  Spies, per box $1.25  Russets,, per box .:  1.25  B. Davis,' per box  1.00  Kindly leave your order with Geo.  C. Clark, and they will be delivered  to any address in Abbotsford.  .. McNABB & GELLETT.  J.  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection       Mission City  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION   CITY, B.C.  This hotel makes a specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.     Comfortable  sitting-  room and   best of hotel service  Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  CHAS. E. DeWITT, Proprietor  E. O. Brundage  Painter and Decorator  FOR SALE���������Myers Ante Freezing  Double Acting Force Pump, $11.00  also quantity % inch pipe, 4 cents  per foot. In use four months. Apply C. R. Davison, Abbotsford, B. C.  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  SPECIAL 5- YEARS���������Arrangements  to settlers for stump pullers' outfits, capacity up to 36-inch green,  stumps,. 6-ft. trees; large area at  each sitting; 30 min. to re-sit. Prices  $50 and upward.   Trial free.  Sumas Lodge, No.  1084,  L.O.O.M.  The Lodge meets every Thursday in  each month. All visiting brethren are  invited to attend.  W. C. Bonds, Dictator; E. W. Young,  Secretary..  If you want the .best in  House Painting Paper Hanging  Kaisoming and  Graining  and Carriage Painting  go to  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  W. Davey, Manager  Workshop in rear of S. Kravoski's  Blacksmith Shop.  Henderson & Taylor  (Associate  Members Can.  Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers I  R. A.HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  * Office, next P. O. P. O. Boxl I  City Blacksmith Shop and Carriage Buildin  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  -v.  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and Repairing, Carriage  building   and   Expert  Carriage Painting  We will use you right.  Abbotsford  S. KRAVOSKI  Blacksmith  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  Convenience      Comfort      Economy  lectric Power  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Attention will be civen to all aDDlications roAervice from our lines.  Detailed information concerning service will be furnished on application to  the offices of the Light alnd Power Dept. located at  Vancouver / :'���������'��������� Abbotsford New Westminster  B: C. Electric blk. B. C. Electric blk.  1   i  VI  ' ?!  rfl  ">^>i.in<AmM\)jmufiriiAJD;&4iM!}m\  tJ.-'.V'l-'y

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