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 4*  I  With which is incorporated " 1 he Huntingdon Star"  =3T  \r  vrOL. XV1L, No. 16.  ABBOTSFORD, S. C,   FRiDaY,   Feb.   23, 1919        j  iS^s  .$1.00 per Year  SUMAS SCHOOL HOAIU)  HAS (lie ttepufal.ion for giving its customers Lhe very  host workmnnship and a first-clays service. We lead and  others follow.' Those who have dealt with us claim that  our expert mechanic, Frank Brown, is the right man in  the.right place.  We havo added GASOLINE, TIRES  full line ot: Ford parts.  See the K. K. Auto Repair expert when you have any  car troubles.  Seven passenger Cadillac FOR- HIRE.  Fanners' Phone���������One short, ono long, one short .  B. C. Long- Oistancc-  naaajauansxas  aQBBZ3C?Jin2&������'l?SK  FRONT  Pte. Dud Bryant says:  "On Thursday afternoon we were relieved by a  hundred and fifty men from the 81st  " Division. I fu"p'e'fia*l *'tf 6GiJsVa-"'\Y"Grcha;;i'-  ershire battalion. ���������     We left the city  oi' Bonn on Thursday night at a quar  ler to six and marched through the  city,   crossed  the   bridge    over     the  Rhine and  arrived at Obercassel  at  seven  o'clock and  rejoined  the  battalion.    Then   we  marched     on     to  Romlinghoven where    my    company  was doing outpost duty guarding tho  roads Friday we spent all day cleaning up our equipment and about ten  o'clock in  the morning v/e Avere relieved by the 31st division Imperials  On Saturday morning everybody got  orders to pack up and get ready to  move off after dinner at a moment's  notice.     I was one of a party picked  out to act as train guard and .help to  loud  the transports and cookwagons  on tlie  flat era's.    The battalion arrived at Bu II station at six o'clock  and. got aboard the train.    We pulled out from Buell at 7:25 and travelled all night and arrived at the city  of Namur at 12.45 Sunday afternoon  thence   out   five   kilometres -to   the  small town c-f Flawinne Avhere avc are  billeted   in   private   houses.       There  are rumors in the air that we are going to  be  here  for a month  or sh:  A\ceks  till transportation can- be arranged   for   us   to   go   back   further,  so you see Ave have already started  on the first leg of our journey liome-  Avard bound. Then again you can never   fell,   avo   might   only   be   here   a  week or only a few clays.  I have not had a chance to see the  City of Namur yet. Namur is only  a fifteen minute run from here ou  the street car, so I will tell you ail  about in  my next  letter.  There are two inches of snow here  and it is freezing hard.  Tho letter was dated March  28th.  .10 M���������jUesklence Phone  HAVK YOU SRRN THft    *-'   .  'WAR TROPHIES?  On Saturday the Dominion Government WarTrophies Exhibit "will be  shewn in Vancouver for the last time  "and next'Ayeei'cJ"vv'ili'*be' taken to Victoria. From that city the exhibit will  be sent to OttaAva, Avhere certain trophies Avill bo retained for the federal archives, while the remainder will  be distributed to all parts of the Dominion. In this distribution it will  be the aim of the goArernment, it is  understood, to send trophies to those  districts in which regiments wore recruited that won them on the field of  battle.  Those avIio haAre not seen the exhibit yet should not miss the opportunity  presented this week cf journeying to  Vancouver.       it   is  doubtful  if  any  more complete display of war photo-  j graphs and trophies will ever be pres-  i ented in Canada again, and no master  I how much one may have read about  ; the Avar, or been  told about it, cue  ' cannot  say  that   the  most  complete  kncAvledge  has    been obtained until  this' exhibit has been seen.    As a matter of fact those Avho have visited the  show say that rhey have learned mere  about the actual methods employed in  fighting through this    medium    than  they havo in all the years of reading  during the war.  Huntingdon W. L  The annual' meeting of the Upper  Sumas Women's-Institute took place  at the municipal hall on Friday last.  There were present Mesdames VV'.-  K. Fadden, A. Campbell, J. L. Starr'  M. Faddc.u, Q, A-^syu, T. York, J Mad'  adam, Yarwood, "M. "NelesV G'. "Hart  \V. J. Winson and Mis Marjorie Fadden. After the opening prayer, all  members saluted the flag.  The Red Cross committee reported  that $168.SI had been collected during the year.    The prisoners of Avar  fund benefitted  to    the    exntem    of  ? 178.9 5 the Y. M. C. A. $6.6 5, Royal  City War Veterans $10.50 and tho Y. j  YV. C. A.  $3.    One hundred suits of  pyjamas and 2 3-1 pairs of socks Avere  made  for patriotic purposes and  Gl  parcels were dispatched to local soldiers serving overseas  The newly appointed officers were:  Mrs. T. York, president; Mesdames  G I fart and A. Campbell, A'iee-presi-  dents; Mrs. ,.3. \V. Winson, secretary  Chairman of ho Sumas school  boarl for nearly twenty years, Mr.  W. Porter at the board meeting on  | Saturday thought it was time someone else took the reins, lie there-  ore nominated M'r. T. B. Straiton for  the -position, who has served as a  school trustee almost as long.  Tho trustees voiced anprcciatiou of  Mr. Porter's long and devoted service  to the schools, Avhich had earned the  sanies of the community.  As the new schol at Whatcom  read is near    completion.    Chairman  ! Straiton appointed a committee to  award tenders for the clearing    and  I plowing of.the grounds, Avhile a third  j committee will meet the council on  the Huntingdon school site question.  1     The board -will poin in the Fraser  1 Valley scheme for presenting peace  medals to the 1918 scholars,,'* and  Mr. W. J. Fraser will be the respres-  'enfafive on the new trustees' association to be formed next month.  The trustees decided to make a circuit of all the school in the district,  in their meetings'in order to get info  'closer touch with local conditions,and  Avill start with the Upper Sumas  school as the meeting place for March  NEW   LIBEKAL   LEADER  Mr. D. D. Mackenzie of North Cape  Breton, Nova.Scotia has been chosen  as leader of the Liberal party at  OttaAva pro tern.  lie has started out well by calling  tho attention of the Union government to the" fact -that they arc too  slow in dealing-with the returned  soldier; he would also stop tlu' or-  der-in-councils in such wholesale  form.  -LAXOS SUITABLE FOli  SOLDI KR S E-TT LEiVENT  PUTTING ADDITION TO TUB  AGRICULTURAL  IIU1LU1NGS  '���������' An addition is to be made to. the  'Matsqui .-Agricultural . b.uildings at  Gift'ord, antl con'stiuctToh'work .- has  been started.  The government has been asked to  set aside September 17 and 18th as  the date of the fall fair this year, but  so far have receiA'e.d no answer from  the department.  Arrangements are being made to  have the next fall fair the best yet,  and as one of the directors recently  said. Ave are going to see that it is,  if present plans all carry out.  Maph- Ridge is anxious to hive a  number of soldiers settle in fha'. municipality and tho municipal clerk  ready to submit to the proper av.fhor-  has been busy getting some figures  There are 28,4 46 acres in the  municipality excluding timber berths  15,000 acres are occupied. There aro'  300 acres unoccupied, partially .cleared and suitable for poultry farming  and fruit raising. These could bo cut  up in blocks of 5 or 10 acres', and as  they are situated in well-sottlcd'districts in proximity to good roads'and  markets they aro the ideal spots.  Thon there are 2 00 acres unoccupied and partially cloaied, without  such manifold advantages. Anothor  4000 acros cunoccuplod could bo cloar-  ed and made fit for'farming. Tho remaining 71.40 acres are moro remoto  and are not minutely described.  JOIN TffiS B. O. FEDERATION  NOT  LEAVING THE CABINET  Hon. E. D. Barrow states that  there is no truth in the report that  he is about to leave the Oliver cabinet  Nelles and Miss  Marjorie  Fad-; ovar a disagreement of financial mat-  j ters.    He said someone    had    been  (From Fraser Valley Record)  The annual meeting of the Mission  'Municipality.   Teachers'    Association  was held on Saturday 22nd.  The  officers  olocted   for  the  year  are: , '  President���������Miss  Murray.  Vice-Pres.���������Mr. ��������� Stafford.    '  Sec.-Treas.���������Miss   Catherwood.  Tho association decided to join  the B.  C. Teachers'  Federation;  The monthly meetings of the Association avIII be held on the third  Saturday of each month until June. '  air  don auditors.  It  was   decided   to   hold   a   union I saving a pipe-dream.    The truth,  of j  meeting with the Farmers' Institute jtno matter is that a Jot of people do |  FRASER VALLEY DISTRICT  A bill is being introduced in the  house at Ottawa by Mr. F. B. Staeey  M. P., to change the name of this  district from Westminster to Fraser  Valley so as not to confuse with the  district of New Westminster when  used in connection with dominion  politics.  Writing from Cologne to a friend  in Mission City one of our soldiers*  of occupation  says:  "Cologne, where we are now. is a  very hue city, and the officers ��������� fire  very comfortably fixed. It has fh'  largest Cathedral in the. world. I  war- in it yesterday. The town has  magnificent stores!. Tho restaurants  and cafes are crowded and full ot  life, if is a long time since. I eaw a  city with all the lights going and so  busy. The Rhine is much wider  than the Thames and has the finest  bridge I ever saw. The Germans are  very nice to us���������they have to beam' also they have to bo off the  streets ,by nine o'clock. All males  have to riiso their hatrs to British  officers, and a lot of    ether    things  av h 11  h will teach them to respect tiie  little old British Umpire. All ofl'ic-  ers carry l.heJv revolvers and the  me:'  must, not go out alone.;  "The first night, we wero in Germany, as billeting officer I had the  officers in a hunting lodge on the edge  of a big forest, and the men in a  great white chateau' which was full  of good things. [  "Another job I had at times was  .to enter towns Avhich the boclie had  just left, and test wells for poison,  cellars of houses for booby traps.  iJocby traps arc such filings as bayonets, clocks, etc., lying around  which have wires attached-and-which  have wires attached and. which blow  up unless one is very careful. Tin:;  wa? to make tlie place safe for infantry to stay in a day or two.  "It was strange to outer a town  with not a living thing in it. but lots  of (ieadones, and not a single solitary  house which provided any cover except tho-collar. No.words can file-  lure the terrible desolation of the  devastated part of France. Arras  Cathedral would make the angels  weep. Belgian homes had not been  damaged by shell fire as had the  French, but 1 had to enter hundreds  of Belgian houses looking for booby  traps. The inhabitants    had,    of  course been taken by the Germans as  Ihey retreated, and it Avas very pathetic to see everything in every house  strewn on the floor���������all the contents  of drawers, everything from dolls to  women's clothes.  "While I. Avas going ahead the other day in the ear, 1 met the 10th  Canadian Scottish, and my old Commanding Officer, Col. Peek, the latest  V. C, came over and shook hands  with me, a prince of a fellow.  missed the mail. Next Aveek hOAvever  we hope to make up for it.  This week Ave are unable to give  the regular quota of locals as they  are not to hand���������having got somewhere but to the office. It is not often we miss but considering the snow  on Feb". 28tli at Huntingdon, and a I not see how Hon. Mr. Barrow can storm and other things our reporter  committee compossd of Mesdames \ honestly identify himself with the  Hart, Fadden, Winson and Miss Mar- Oliver government,  jorie Fadden was appointed to taue  charge of the programme. wwiMuinM������iMnBi������MMgi������iwMtMMi  The next year's Avork Avill include  the study of civics.     Mrs.   Campoell  suggested a committee to inquir.2 into al! matters    -concerning      public j  heilth. j  The next meeting will be  held at!  tlie   residence  of   Mrs.   Hart,      wheni  Mis.  VV. I-I.  Fadden and Miss Nellie j  Ft'tidon,  cVjios-fctes.   "-\,  ri r-urt on t;.i.' conference held   .i ,<an-  uavj-  i  ANOTHER  BUSINESS   VlliM  FOR  Mi'ESSSON  Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-19707  CITY  &tranged and Messrs J. F.  J   A. Millar .'-are now in a  Two of our well known young  men, having done Avith soldiering,  have been arranging to get the a  gc-ney for two of the mo;;: popular  priced cars on the market, and also  makes that are known all over the  cruntry for their reliability and  wonderful  service.       This  has. boon  Stuart and  position to  handle any business in the line of  cars they represent.''. They have the  agency for the Chevrolet rind the  Dodge cars; also represent, the Chalmers, Hudson, Cadillac cars and i(e-  public ���������trucks; they are also handling  farm" tractors.  Wilh'a combination of cms like  the above the two young men are  sure to create a lot of new .business  in and around this district. Ail will  Avish them success in thoir new business.  They  intend  opening an   office  in  the  centre  of  the  town where  Ibevj  can   meet  their  prospective  cursfe-m  ers.  We have nositively, the best assorted Stock of Ladies'  Ready-to-Wear, Dry Goods, Men's and Boys' Wear, Boots  and Shoes to be found' outside the large city stores,  Quantity considered our prices are lower. We invite  your inspection and comparison, and remember satisfaction or your money back.  All Goods are priiied in plain    figures���������one price    only.  TO INTRODUCE OUR BOYS' CLOTHTXO, A WATCH  F/RKI3 WITH EVERY PURCR'ASE.  Compare our Grocery prices--a few of our regular prices:  Royal Standard Paltry Flour, -19 lb. sn>.-lc $2.85  Government Standard Flour, <]'.) lb. Back  Jam (Raspberry, Strawberry, etc.,). 4 lb.  Granulated Sugar��������� 20 lb. sac-  Soap, R.C., Sunlight, White Swan  live bars at ......... .25<������>     Per  and all other lines in proportion.-'  The RETURNED SOLDIER'S STORE  all we ask.  m  elc.  case  ..'.$2.65  ..'..,95<������-  c*} iq  Carton four and.  CI* "    Of  ...... ��������� -tyo.&D PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  TV  gg���������?-l"arrrgw -. r~ nr^-  22C  Published .Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  iwii biii ������������miiMiiini i illinium mi .1'iiii'i inn ii r  FRIDAY,   FEBRUARY   28,   1919.  I    ���������������������������nrn    UWw ���������   '"uiat^m.'^  :ir,Mi-������.MBma&jg;;raiB^7-a^^  We do not know how the co-operat-  .na'.'.Ional leadership Mr. Oliver posses  ive association for this district Is getting along.     We are told that it is go-  se:' many ciualiilcations of both a posit 1, e and negative < character.  liijj t.liead'u'ud that considerable capital fa being subscribed. Thlsi is right  and as it should be, provided the men  tit the head of it stay with it and do  ,.' not get too discouraged. Th'ey have  ���������u hard road to hoe until some people  see that it is to be a success, then all  will be drawn to It. Success commands arid begets succoss.  There ia necessity for co-operation.  The dairymen have organized and are  mahing a success of it;  tho poultry-  men are talking of co-operation,,   and  down in Langley they had a meeting  last. week.     In addressing this moet-  ing Mr. J. W. Eerry one of the headmen in the dairymen's association addressed the neAvly organized poultry-  men telling them Iioav it    had    been  done and the benefits to its members.  Ho said  that "he eblieved  that sustained   co-operation  Avould   result  in  equal benefit to the the poultrymon.  The teachers of the province  are  'organizing.    They see the need of it.  Kern, to some other people avc know  the teachers'have been looked  upon  as the most unbusinesslike���������their interests are.all centred on the Avork of  the school room.    However they have  seen the light and acted accordingly.  The time is not very    far    distant,  when Ave believe the    fight    between  labor and capital will be extended to  a further fight betAveen labor and the  producer of farm products.- Who will  win out?-   Labor Avill Avin out unless  the son oi! the soil organizes in one  big organization to include the milkmen "(they are the leaders) the grain  the vegetable'   producer,    the . fruit  grower, and all other' farm branches.  Our advice���������Ave study these things  ���������is  for  the fruit grower  to    jump  on to this little boat that Is being noAv  built in this community to trade cooperatively.      It may not bo a first-  class boat but Avhen a bigger and better boat comes along you may be able  to put this small one on the decks,  still being able to point to it with a  great deal of pride as the ono little  boat that helped to save the day.  But, don't rock the boat.  l-lc lr- sturdily devoted to i.he broad  principles of- Liberalism 'and bin iuiig  public record in this province .will  furnish all tho proof of that statement which may be called for  dow:;, the Sumas Lake scheme and a ; n.<������a  few others. 'J here is a tendency to  gel nway from thti Idea of getting on  wiih this by doing more for the soldier. ' The South African idea won't  do nowadays. There must be more to  il.- It must be more substantial and  \v.t.ii it go more of a. guara.ntee thai  oi..:e the land ia given there will be  -c :ie farming douo.  ioa������im:f/rOTwm>Brttvn;BraaTaHfflga������cra  H!^ IS"** T*  !'., used to be tin.-.I Vancouver Island  veiled to be separated from the-rest  of U. C, now it is that part of B. C.  .-������������������.(st of the' Cascades. The Kraser  vY.iUiv 'has so  far remained   true  to  His i  :-ut of tho province although al  sterling sense of duty and the single- [ (j,,,cs v.  ne-s of purpose  with which he pur-  sins his course, inspire tho confidence  of  h-'s  followers.  "On tho negative side, he has no  past party sins to answer for. He  ha-; not been identified with any of  tin dissensions which have shaken  tho party in the east. He has been  too far on the outside to be .saddled  with the onus of any mistakes which  have been made. ^  ���������The Liberal party of Canada  noi.2hi do worse than to sclec,t the war  horse of Delta for thoir national lOci-  dor."-  e-.hi-.ve all felt that, we were  ������������������cuuwhai. neglected. Let us cut this--  separation idea out for all time to  urru-. Let us got in and make ona  grrm. big "-magnificent province thai  'w shall all be proud of. Within the'  :u\-a or British Columbia we have en-  ou'"U resources to make - the Aviiolc  v/orkl sit up and take notice of, and  It is our and no better hcr-  To  K is often  memory.  INSURANCE--'  temptation to call telephone numbers from  Hold your breath! Don't got alarmed! This paper has a good word  to say for the representative of Dewd-  ney Riding. Premier Oliver is going  to introduce a Mosquito Bill at the  capital on the lines of his ideas as incorporated last session in a bill which  avas not brought before the house,  owing to its being too late in the  session Avhen ho conceived the idea  first. Now that the larger bill may  not be brought in to cover the Avholo  valley Premier Oliver Is to bring in a  bill to help out the situation in Mis-'  sion and Dawdney. On behalf of the  people of this part-of the district we  mv.st commend the action of the premier. If he will see this little- thing  through 'for us Ave Avould not havo  him sent to Ottawa as leader of the  Liberal party under any condition,  because having once committed himself to a good piece of legislation he  might get the habit and do something  else for Dewdnoy heforo the next election comef" around.  After the end of March the administration of the Canadian Patriotic  Fciui will remain in the hands of the  nv =mnt organization until all of the  so. liers have been returned and discharged from the service. The ira-  pr.;ssion that the government was to  take, over the administration ;p entirely erroneous. This Avas never intended. If, however, before the men  are all discharged the funds of the  organization should not be sufficient  to meet the demands, the government  v,ill assist to the extent Avhich may  bo necessary.  7:ut after the 31st of March no  contributions will .be received.  There are a large number of people  Avhr. have not carried outt heir obligations over their OAvn signature in  which they promised to give so much  money until the Avar ended. There  has been a great falling off in this  ret peel in many places Avhere the obligation has been voluntary. Now is  the time to carry out these before new  olnigations are asked for.  .respect.  iir'-;e was ever given any people  la'vo from  it any. one part would  be  hut,, folly.    ��������� ��������� !  There,is however one v.hing thai  ini'-'h'. be done--���������if we eoiiid do it wit ii  ;'-.i--o. and thr.l, is to take !he capita 1  O'jt of ono corner and place if. more  crnir.il. Some day it. may lie. Kam-  lo'-"..."*; would be a good place. ��������� Tho  cr'i it'll more centrally located would  s:-:o the people of the province many  a dollar in  travelling expenses.  In.,.a surprisingly great percentage of cases this results  iu serious losses of time,,the referring of calls to special  operators, and'unexplainable annoyance to those called, in  error. . ' .  There is no better insurance on effective service than the  two following practices:    ���������  FIRST���������invariably to consult, the, directory and call by  number, slowly ,one numeral at a time:  I-. 3C0N.D���������to evidence tlie same consideration and politeness that is shown by tho operator when difficulties arise, regardless of'their-origin.  -..-n$ J &&o   C kj&jUll'iiS-i A  A lL<L>fcji s.������? pi vh  t o.  Limited,  ^ffjrrTOT33iKmoBPtr.iaMni:nr:tgsn3TO������xreuiiiu^^  The government may put on a tax  of five cents a ton on coal. Coal is  then sure to go up several dollars a  ton (probably), to make up for the extra taxation.  Schemes for the settlement of the  soldier on the land are now quite numerous in B. C. There is the Bulk-  ley Valley and Nechaco; the Pitt Mea-  '.i.Jie Hun has always bscn a great  b( --.M.er and loved to threaten terrible  things, even as they'have done during  the recent war���������and since to some extent. Ccesar had occasion to deal  Avith one great Hun chief, named Ari-  ovb'lus, Avho had crossed the Rhine  and turned the conquered territory  into an earthly hell, as Belgium is at  this ihe closing hour of the war, ill-  i-pJ'ig the'women until they perished  of -iisease, and enslaving the men.  (.la-'.ar cut in npon.tliis foul conduct,  and the Hun haughtily replied, ."The  treatment of conquered peoples rested entirely with ���������.- the conquerors."  When Csssar disputed this and hinted  at war Avith Rome, the Hun retorted  ������������������>"') Roman general had ever met him  r,r. the field without going to destrue-  'Ic:;, and Cffisar had only to seek him  in battle to learn the mettle of the  Iii::i, who had never fasted defeat and  k-'d been trained from infancy to  ar'-iS, and for fourteenyears had never mept beneath a roof." When  Ci-,sar had finished with this man and  iiis host, they all slept beneath the  sc-':- in one great battle, out of 60,-  .,'";> Huns who went into the. fray less  lb an a thousand Avere left alive when  " u .-:i.������.u.x-������ *������.  J{   you    can't  come <o us we  will   come   to  'you  ���������'        -    *     I  A  full  line  *  of \  Accessories  Always    on  Hand  1 !:o Vancouver Sun is boosting the  Premier of British Columbia for tho  position of loader of the Liberal party  in Canada. We will keep the Hon.  Premier a long time in 13. C. if we  have to keep him until be is appointed as leader of the Liberal party of  Canada. Howovor hero Is what the  Vancouver Sun has to say:  "The despatch from Ottawa stating that tho name of Hou. John Oliver is being canvassed for the party  leadership will not bo surprising neAva  to the friends of the veteran premier  of this province, though it appears  to have been unthought of by Mr.  Oliver himself, Avhich, of course, is  ���������what might be expected from a man  of Mr. Oliver's modesty.  "It must be admitted that for the  Our up-to-date Machine Shop  ~ ' and Welding Plant gives us the  - advantage of making difficult repairs on the premises, saving you  the expense and delay by sending  to town. We Aveld metals of all  kinds.' Bring your broken machinery to us, Ave will save you  money.  Our stock of Ford parts and accessories is large. We also sei!'  Chrevolet and Cray Dort gaskets,  Fan  .Belts, etc.  When your car goes Avrong.  Don't walk. Ring up Mission  Garage.  1IR AT ALL TBLES  FREE  if  I  Ajgants   for  ft  (UiiOllS  Slicholin.  Tire  WixdobaJik Blk.,  ^���������"HlU.,  Mision City      ���������  ftBSSESK IM* i^iW -W  "'KlSSUHHHHi11'  "\s+ ,r*\s\mS*' *%^������*.-'fc>j,>������y*' /**>^*','wr^'^-'^-*  v /*������.**v*������. ^y/v. ���������* _, ,  Dr.G-A.Pollard  ist  'il  J  e  mures |,l  Notice how the cost���������and the -|  cash value���������of the stamp advances each month until, on the  1st day of January, 1924, the  Dominion of Canada is pledget?  to pay $5,00 for each W-S.S.  ^^^^^:j;^)^s^^^^itiAt6!(iW>^  4.1fl HASTINGS Sti-cct, \V.  (Over  C.T'.K.  Tick.   &   Tel.   Ollicrs)  VA.VCOCVEIl - IJ.O.  It \a ahTiiys vrell  to write or phono  for  appointments  ihe Ituman pursuit ceased. Yo/i. old  C'psar knew how to handle the Huns  so did llaig. The pesiton of the past  war is reminiscent of the Roman attack on those barbarians. Lord Kitchener threw-a handful of Britons a-  gainst these people for invading Belgium; Cinsar went for the same p.ur-  p.'iae with only a few disciplined legions���������and the dauntless courage of  boll: the British and the Romans will  ive forever. Ciesar cowed the Hun;  he did not crush them���������they rose a-  gain, and from that hour to this they  havo cursed the world with militarism. All through the ages they have  attacked someone weaker than themselves. What is wanted is the dismantling of the Hun, the utter and  r< morselbos wiping out of the Prussia. 1 power for ever and for ever, or  the world���������our Avorld���������will . within  li'l  Funeral Director  AGE\T   rOJi   IIEADSTOXES  ���������hone Connection. Mission City [  ��������� !cn years be again deluged in blood;  murder, pillage, enslavement  will a-  ; grin   be  rampant.  END STOMACH TROUBLE,  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  "Pape's  Diapepsin" makes sick, sour,  gassy stomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  If Avhafc you just ate is souring on  your s-tomadi or lic.3 like a lump of  k-.id. or you belch gas and eructate  sour, undirected food, or have a feeding  of .'!!';;::ac.'S, heart'iurn, fulltioss, nauaca,  : :' !a;.-.e ia hion'Ii and i-tomach-hoad-  ,.;"\   -;���������;.!   r;-. ii   '. .���������":  )���������'���������'  i' in five minutog  -. I*-.'.!; i.'.!! pud to  !!'���������������������������>.- i���������������������������: .!".-.-tt.iwj a  !'.;;���������:'���������'������������������  '���������'.'���������) i'vpiin  '���������--.-���������   i c.iJ;: -   ii:  m  k  r  ID   l.-..  s^iffiwasHwiawitwaiwMBBmiB  HWHIMM1MIWIMIMHU LIB '���At'
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Farmers
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Delegates from the ("school boards
'in Ihe Fraser Valley heid a meeting
af. Gloverdale recently, when i.he design and esfiinnte for the prcpo:-:jd
���Peace Commemoration medal was decided upon, and an order given for
2500 medals at a cost of ten cents per
medal.
Trustees attending    the
were Matsqui, Goo. V. Pratt and Wm. \ oi
Merryfleld;   Surrey,   Wm.   Hugh,  J as
Loney, Jas. Johnston and S. Cunningham;  Mission. A. S.'Taulbut;   Chilli-
Avack, J. C. Robertson. Chairman niu-
��� ���,' f'ertificii'.es is coutin'in ''���*; :��i ���'on:'.'
', iy be seen in lhe i'r.ct. that fjr t:"!���*
'. ��ek ending January 1 i, .l.tl1'. sab.;
���nought in ?'l 1 .H 00.0 0 0 ; while for
iii--i ending .January IS they were i;-
'mul $1 7,000,000.
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The choice of a grocer is one of
the most important factors in the
household economy. Once Lee's-patron, ahvajs Lee's patron.
This is the Pure Food Grocery of
Abbotsford Our Bread, Butter, Tons
'Fresh Vegetables and JOggs are without  a peer in Abbotsford.
We deliver tlie goods and our customers eliminate extra expenses.
LIcviibc   No.   5-108S
ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer
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; is-'.hou I
be   born:   in   nr.ud   that
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nicipal   board;   Sumas,   W. J.   Frailer
and J. W. Winson.
Mr. Geo. F. Pratt was chairman of
the meeting and Mr. J. Vv. Winson,
secretary.
The medals will be for Surrey, .Mission. Matsqui, Sumas and Chil'iiwnclv
district schools. It "was decided to
submit a'sample of tho design to the
other school boards iu Fraser Valley
ley, and to .urge their approval and
distribution  among   their  pupils.
The trustss aiso took up the
matter of forming a Fraser Valley
Association of School Trustees
Chairman Geo. F. Pratt very ably
explained the aims and objects of
such an association, and dealt Avith
tho consolidation of schools, his explanation meeting Avith the entire
approval of those present. Trustee
Wm. Hugh, chairman of the Surrey
Board, also spoke endorsing Trustee
Pratt's remarks. Trustee J. C. Robertson, chairman of the Chilliwack,
municipal school board, endorsed the
plan and explained the Avorking oi
consolidation of sends and undertaken in the Chilliwack district. A
committee composed of Trustees
1'ratt, Fraser, Roberison, Berry,
Hugh, Tan Unit and Winson was appointed to go into the matter of organizing an association.
The association adjourned to
March 12, when Trustee J. C. Robertson will give an address on "Consolidation of Schools."'
while these millions of War Raving!!
meeting j (��� c-'iificatcs wero being sold, the saie
" National  War  Bonds   reached   ihe.
Luge   total   of   $8,22G.GSS.iiT0.     The
ss e   of   tiiese   bonds   began   on   Ocl-
-ii-er  I, 19 17, and ended on January
!''.   19 10,   whi'.di   mca.-nj  that  during
. the  d'S  weeks c( the issne tho nvor-
!.!<;���'! weekly sales a men*- ten lo ?l2il,-
: 000,000.
!      At   first  (ho  saie  of   War  Savings
��� Certificates   wa.s   attended   with   dis-
| ai pointing  results,   possibly   because
���i'   Avas hedged about by cumbcrsonu-
: !?���������{ rictions.     it av;:s not   until  flies.'
:;.v re removed in Juno  I f) I 0 that appreciable results wero r.eeurod.   ICven
t!i:nigh the War feeling has subsided
i :!,e sale of Certificates continues    to
| be very brisk, .1,-123,1 D I  having been
:������.'_,id during the week ending January
:t!. 31. .?. r.Inuion, 1U. C., Yi. W
���Jniiiy \Uvvr nnd 6'ort Wiilinm, "tvho
���^vcriilcxl A<i(h-e.vs  from Throne.    .
Basket Ball
M.-vrs^u wsxs ST to t;;
Matsqui, Feb. 2 2nd---Special-���Tlie
h. .il boys won from the Mission quin-
i.i to of bardlet ball players on Thurd-
���:":."��� evening by a score, of -I points
in one of the fiislef'f gaums I ho fans
here have witnessed -ibis season. Belli j ijf
tc'i'us  were  in  good   form, although    *
O
>ee me nov^
bout that Insurance
a
\
'8 1
o
o
AV
,   Avhich   average     if     maintained,
,-uld double the sales for 111 17.   ���
r.JASKIt M!)iI.S   WILL
UK    IHSiX COKTORATi^i)
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V-,'ar Saving certificates were first
nlaced ou sale in Great. Britain on
February 22, 19HL Between ihal
.date and January 13. 1919 inclusive
2S7.030.200 Certificates were sold.
These represented , $l,43L'>,'lijl,000
Of this amount the redemptions a-
niount to probably a little over -1 par
cent.
The sales by years are as follows:
1916 Certificates sold ..$ 5-V..-J��4,05:;
10J7, Certificates soid .. 82.OSo.2G3
19JS  Certificates sold ..  140,761,S(i.r)
As flic financial year does not end
until March 31, it is quite probable
that   the   sales   during   tlie   present
���,. n���    t to the Red Cross,     liixpenser; publish-   ;*-y
Premier  Oliver.       T.io :^-vl
Victoria, Feb. 21.���The municipality of the district of Fraser Mills is
:o be disincorporated and be placed
directly under provincial taxation or
iu".orporated with the municipality of
l.!*e district of Coquitlam. Notice of
i-o-solution to that effect was given
yci-.terday by
notice recites that "it is apparent
���hat the municipality of Fraser Milk
w::,s created and exists for (he piir-
po-.o oi* evading the burden of a fair
L-ieasure of taxation."
This is another part of tiie Dewtl-
.-; :;,' riding, and a placa that gave ���*���>'.
p ���>��� ivn-r :! gocd majority at the last
sl'j-ciion.     Such  is grafituds.
y,', -sion AViis handicapped by tin- ruiall
I-:,!!. Whillior and Cratvi 'jcornd for
;."i.-; lonsers, whiiC llogan and 1'age
...-. ic Ma(s(|tii's chLif basket getter.;-
A.ier ;lie game a social evening was
e"".joyed by ail.
JLjIC.c}   1_jIC��
i
���it
���ij
I
-Ct
if t:i
j its
Combination work, combined with /
weight and good looks resulted in|j
tlie Milner quinceffe coming oiit with '[
ihi"; long end of the score in the rc-^'
turn basket ball' match at the rink if
on Saturday evening. Although tlie j
score looks onc-sidocl the game itself
���was the best seen in the rink for
seme time, and with a little more accurate shooting on the part of the
home  team  their  score  would   have ,
I have a"large and splendid 'supply .of
Riispbeiry Canes for c.ale at. lo^' p:^'ce&.
Finest quality.
. McCalium
AbfeoU-fod
il
i	
1
bce-n somewhat
m
irom the. last dance v/as given
Red Cr<
eel next Aveek
[;,-i:\nv    ��->'iv <,-���<,-up   i"*f-J-\"<"'-;,,T.;'-!'
i.li'I
Mrs. Gascoigne and daughters left ! -^ >���?
i Monday for the coast.
m
rea-
*n-
of the I-:."-1��to of JoliK    >.
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Ci'>.ve;i,
NOTICE   18   HEBEBY   given   that I $\-\
all persons having any claim or de-' $ '
rnoiid against the estate of ihe above I i��H
named deceased, late of Abbotsford. <|;1?
in the Province of British Columbia,   fell
A very well attended benefit concert and dance was held at Mt. Lehman on Friday last, which was the
means of raising some ? 1213 tor a deserving purnose. The inimitable Pete
Fcav acted as chairman and as usual j lied, to James Adam McGowan and
his ready wit added greatly to ihe'; J-hn Franklin Boyd, executors of the
nioasure'of the evening,    \hoso vilio.w-H  ��r  ^id  deceased,  addressed  to
r>- , t.-;-'  said  James  Adam  McGowan,  at
Abbotsford.  13.  C,  en or before  tho
L' .eh day of March, l!)lft, after which
..,,.,., ,������!������!   id..io  the aid  executors will  proceed
j to distribute and deal with the estate
having regard only to such claims as
i shall havo been received on the said
"The Saturday Evening Post"'    for '; c;ah0
less  than  five cents a  copy,  "J2.5 0 a;      i.^.ted   this   30th   day   of  January,
year.     "The Country Gentleman" for '|i u iji.
j.:ss than  tour cents a copy,  ? 1.75 a' HARRIS,  BULL &   MASON,
year, including postage. A. R. Dorais , Solicitors for tho Executors
fj::2 Broadw;:y West, Vancouver, B.C.    f'f-m.22.
THE   MAN   WHO   THINKS   HE   CAN
ach the farmers worth reaching in this
art of the Fraser Valley without advertising in this paper is���mistaken,
*mer who is worth while and has
money to spend is a subscriber to this
family journal.
CIRCULATION���almost every home in Mission, Hat
ful Every F
who died on the oth day of November ��'|   zj;Cj silverdale, Matsqui and other points in the surround
IC'IS, aro required to send in partic-   �� '3    . -,.,.,        n- ��� 1     n- , ���   ' -1 i .jii,
ui.irs of their claims, properly ven- }i  ing district:     2bc to 3b^5 an inch, column width.
rl
'HJ
��� !i
\ '(1
ill
were fortunate ta attend were agro
a dysurprised   at  the   qu'vliiy   of   tlie |
n. usical selections offered     as    every
number was rendered by locai mieui.,
all of whom deserve great praise.
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BUTTER WRAPi
Now is the time, to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for
tiie til
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OFFICE.
I'-riv.-ito 'I.'. *.V. He I me a, V. C. notice ���:! .-loirdx-d on the shoulders of tAvo of
just received his Victoria Cross and if is New Year's night He is 1.0 years
tinted Rifles,    lie conies from Owen  Sound, Ont., the home of Col Bishop.
lb--- Y. M. C. A. hut officers.     IL' lias
o-.-i and belongs to tlie Canadian Mo
who is also a V. C. man.
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