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 VICTORIA,   B.   C.  Provincial Library  ���������$.:  *  Vor, XV., No. 16.  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon'Star"  Abbotsford", b, c. Friday, February 22,   1918  **ij|������&>8      $1.00 per .Year  ~.-.,������r.K-  Sending Letters  To Enemy Countries  Up to the present it lias been permissible to send letters destined for  persons in an enemy country or a  country in the occupation of the enemy subjcet to censorship through  the medium of an intermediary in a  neutral country. An arrangement  baa now been made whereby such  cornrmondenee can be forwavded  through the medium of Messrs Thos.  Cook & Son, 530 St.-Catharine St.,  W. Montreal in connection with the  authority received "by their London  House from the British Government  to undertake the tarausmission of  such correspondence.  The letters to bo forvvutdcd nr.ifct  relate only tp private news and must  not contain any reference to military or naval movements, to political  and economic conditions or the like  The'letter should be en '1 v.od iu" an  envelope addressed to its ultimate  destination, and must be left open  in accordance with the censorship  regulations of enemy countries. This  should then be placed in another envelope addressed to Thos. Cook &  Son , 530 St. Catherine St.. JvJonUvol  together with a slip bearing, legibly  written, the nam,e of the sender and  also a postal note for twenty-five  cents to cover the charges .  This amount covers the expense of  transmitting the letter to a neutral  country from thene.j to an enemy  country and the reply. The arrangement necessary to endure the  transmission to the writers of any  reply from the correspondents in  enemy countries will be made    by  Messrs. Thos Cook & Son.  There are certain towns to which  on account of. restrictions imposed  by the enemy Messrs. Thos. Cook &  Son cannot forward correspondence  and in cases they are only able to  transmit the letter wihout making  arrangements for the reply. Full  particulars, however, may ue obtained from Thos. Cook & Son on writing to them at 530 St. Catherine  St., W., Montreal and enclosing a  stamp addressed envelope for the  reply.  Letters addressed to enemy and  enemy occupied territory can only be  sent in this manner and any which  are being forwarded' through other  than this authorized channel Will be  returned to the sender. This does  not affect in any way correspondence  addressed to Prisoners of War in the  emy or enemy occupied territory  which is to be forwarded in accordance with, the Prisoner ot.War. regulations. .  Barnes-Barntrs.  A quiet wedding was solemnized  on Thursday last at the residence  of Rev. Richmond Craig, 257 Twenty  fourth avenue east, when Mrs. Jessie  Barnes of Nicomen Island was united in marriage to Mr. Walter Barnes  of Dawson, Y. T.( In the presence of  a few friends. The couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Allan G.  Barnes, and after the ceremony left  on the midnight boat for Seattle,  where after spending a few days they  will,proceed to San Diego, Cal. The  couple will later return to Vancouver, where they will take up their  residence.  Mrs. Thomas  spent, last week  in  Bellingham..">.,..  Miss Nelson visited .her sister Mrs.  Currie  last Sunday.-  ������������������'���������  Mr. J.'A.''McGowan returned home  last Tuesday after a five week tour in  a few States s'oiith of us. He is looking   fins'.   .During  his  tour  he  was  the   guest''of   Mr.   and   Mrs.   H.   A.  Howe formerly    of Abotsford:    also  .Mr. and Mrs. Jack Anderson kand Mr.  "and Mrs.- Stottvolt.  ; Mr. Naden and, family are moving  to Chilliwcak.  ��������� Miss Iria Fraser Was home last  week,end.;   '  ;' Mr. Smith of Princeton has been  visiting his brother, Mr. Dan Smith  and family here.  Th'e Ladies' Aid will meet at the  home of. Mrs.'Ryan next Wednesday:  Mrs! Elmer Campbell was up from  Belllngham last' .Thursday   and    attended'the Girls' Guild social.  ' The afternoon tea and social evening- at whist were quite a success  Nineteen.'; tables were played besides  a great many who did not" take part  $20.00 were taken in in the after-,  ���������noon; .$34.25 in the evening making'  a total of $54.25. Mrs. McMenemy  received the ladies 1st- prize; Master  Fred Taylor, gentleman's first; Mr.  .Farris and Miss F. Little leoeived the  consolation prizes.  The girls feel very pleased at having a good sum to give to Red Cross  Their expenses were small.    ��������� - .    .  lMY. van\KMrs. A. TayloY'.wore; at  Vancouver to hear Harry Lauder,  last week.  Mr..Hamilton is in.the private hospital with appendicitis.  The Women's Christian Temperance Union are holding a social at  th ehome of Mr. and Mrs. Trethewey  Friday March 1st, an impromtpu programme will be given.  Next Sunday the 24th, morning  and evening Rev. Mr. Robertson of  St. David's church, South "Vancouver  will preach in . the Frcsbyterian  church here, it being the anniversary  of the church and Monday evening  following Rev. Wiliam Robertson the  pastor here will give a lecture by the  request of the Ladies' Aid. on his  '���������Four Month Rambles in Scotland''  four years ago, when over to Sweden  as a delegate for the world's Sunday  School Convention.' Rev. Robertson,  of Vancouver Avill speak, and Mrs. W.  W. Robertson will sing; and instrumental music will be rendered.  Mr. and Mrs. McTnnes were visitors to Vancouver last wek to hear  Harry Lauder .  Rev. Mr. Fortune of Victoria prech  ed an excellent sermon on the Prohibition Act on Sunday morning in  the Presbyterian church.  ENDORSES PATRIOTIC FUND  "We have nothing but the greatest., adr$  miration for the, Canadian Patriotic Furicfy^  Our contention has always been that this'-v  should he a government institution, andCt-  that the funds should be provided by dir-.'>���������  ect taxation, but for the carrying on of tfr& ���������v������  work of the.fu.nd we have, nothing but tite*-  highest praise.   The government'hasfinat^  taken over the administration of theEtihcts  . ��������� ���������.'.- j- >if ���������  and so we shall give every support tc the i  officials. Our association is unanimous' \  on that point, as we realize that only by*sd>'.  doing can the dependents of our comrades^  overseas be given the assistance they stancl  in need of. The.C. P. F. stands out as.the /���������.  great benefactor of the soldier in the trendy.  ches, the returned man and their wives.and;:;  children. It has surely kept faith with us"i/i  Sergt. Drinnan, Pres. G. W. V. Association. .  Vancouver, B .C. ���������  .���������   .   <   ..';;''v:,-:  \m  '&[  ifc'l  >*6  Matsqul Teachers'  Patriotic Dance  Upper Sumas W.  ��������� The regular meting of the Upper  Sumas Women's Institute was held  at the home of Mrs. Angus Campbell  Vye road, on February 14. fifteen  ladies being present.  The president expressed regret over the'illness of the secretary, Mrs.  Winson,. and hopes for her speedy  recovery. Mrs. Fadden resumed the  secretary's duties for. this meetnig.  The convener of the Red Cross  Committee reported 25 pairs of socks  10 pairs of which had ben mailed to  soldiers overseas, since the last  meeting.  A letter of farewell to Mrs. M. Mc-  Gilivray, who is about to remove  with her family to New Westminster,  Avas to be forwarded by the president, as Mrs. McGlllivray was unable  to be present with us at the meting i  The thanks of the institute have I  been tendered to the Misses Banner-!  man and Everett, for the kind dona-!  A Valentine dance, Mr filch, proved  to be the most successful event of  the season in the dislrmt, wns given  in the Gifford hall on Friday la:-;i  by the Teachers' Institute of Mat?.-  qiu.  Festoons of hearts w--ue very appropriately used in the decoration of  the room, and tiny emblems ot the  sumo sort- took place ot tire caelum--  a.rv ribbon tags.  '.i he*-music, provided by the skilful  Mackness orchestra, was exceptionally excellent and if was j'ruaf'.y appreciated by the unusually large attendance, consisting of youths and  maidens from the entire municipality  and beyond. Although vhe Poor was  somewhat crowded, the enjoyment  was not marred for the daa.;ers-.even  if at times they w^re compelled  through the lack of suaco, to per-,  form the "light fantastic' in ;i man-i  ner  more "fantastic  than  usual. |  The supper bore witness of the  fact that "schoolmarms" are sometimes able to provide most enjoyable  refreshments, in spite of vhoir lack  of practice along this line.  The dance was an unciualiiied success from every standpoint, including the financial one, for the door receipts amounted to the gratifying  sum, of $154.50. This will be donated to the various patriotic funds.  Clayburn Society  To Present Farce  'The  Laughing- Cure" lo  .'By Amateurs  1)0 Staged  Olayburn, B. C, Feb. .10.-���������The  Clayburn Society are having a gala  night on Friday, February 22, when  the dramatic branch of the society  will present a screaming farce entitled "The Laughing Cure."  On the notice board of the Post  Office these words may be road: "Dr.  Carey advises Smiling is    good;     to  tion of  $9.50"   towards     our     Red j keep Smiling is better, but Laughing  Cross fund, proceeds of an entertain-'  ment held  at Musselwhite a  short  time ago.  "Parliamentary Procedure," the  topic for the afternoon, was read  and studied.  After adjournment, refreshments  were served by the hostess, our newly-elected president for this year.  is the best: "Help yourself."  The proceeds will probably be  handed over to the athletic branch  of the society for the purchase of  needed equipment.  Rossland council favors paying the  mayor and aldermen at least $5 for  every session of the city fathers  they attend.  WANTED���������1200     Good       Sound  Hewni Fir Ties, 6 in. x i in. x 6 ft.  Quote delivered price to Clayburn  Company, Limited, Clayburn, B. C.  Owing   to   the   efforts   of  Captain  Hemhrough  of  the  Dominion  Fisheries oiliee,  New   Westminster,    the|  wasteful catching, of fish on the Kil-  gard reservation has   been   stopped.  It has "been the practice in pveviousi  years for the Indians from this res-|  ervation   to   catch   a   large   nnmberS  of salmon and sell them across tht  line.    The new regulation    wherebj  a   white man    caught    buying  from Indians is prosecuted, has stop-J  ped these Indians netting tho BalmorJ  at the spawning grounds.  The Rev. W.- G. Fortune ,B. AI  B. D., preached at St. Paul's churclj  o n Sunday,last.  The Rev. Mr. Roberts of Soutf  Vancouver Avill occupy tho pulpit 'o'{  Sunday .  Mr.  George Hart,  jr..  son of Mij  George Hart , C. P. it. engineer, hi  accepted  a position  as clerk  in  ti  Huntingdon depot of the C. P. R.  Mrs. V)rU; Nylander an dinfant f-f'l  have returned homo to the .farm  Huntingdon' from  Sumas.  Mr. Angus Campbell has been cnl|  ed to Portland, Or., on account of l\  death of his brother-in-law.  A dance is being given in the ml  nicipal   hall   this   evennig  being  farewell   to  several   of   the  sons  old timers on the prairie, who are!  bout to leave here.  Angling   in   the  Vedder   and M  Sumas lake is  poor.       '      '  Mr.   Irving  S.  Parbery, late fot  man of the Balcom Logging Compag  has bought part of Mr. York's fai  Mrs.    A.    Johnston    and    infd  daughter returned  home Friday  ternoon.  The Farmers' Telephone is no^  fairly good    shape    and    te.lephi  communication-has been.re-establi  ed to all points in the State or Ws  ington.  The annual meting of-St.'Pal  congregation was held this w{  Reports Avere read'from'the'varj  branches and the election of cfl\]  took place.  Mr. John Cameron Iuib rented  Malcolm McGillivray's farm.  Mr. Malcolm McGilivray is inof  to New Westminster. ���������-  Mr.  Charles Beebe is moving!  Graham Island.  )\\i  i     Another pulp plant will be established at Beaver Cove, Alert Bay.  SOT.   CRUIGKBHANIviBETlJUI  It is expected that .Sergeant  Cruickshank,  Avho  with his bn  Lieut. George Cruickshank .Aver  erseas   with   the   2 9th  Bettalif  expected homo   shortly.;     'He  wounded severely  in the niou^  the Flanders front.  &  rssTras"  **������**wB������row������BBHaRaM������mran* ffM  .  '    I  THE ABBOTSFOBD POsT, ABBOTSFORD.  TJHJB ABBOTSFORD POST  P������bll������|led   every   KrJ(lny   by    the   poat  PubMuhlng- Compi.nv  rHcn,"'*U"r H*'" m������'l������ *������<������.  LHIGAIj  ADA'HRTywTMn     ���������. n  ���������a a������-   ,,      , Percentages  Manufacturer's cost ,   -7'r  Railway  freight   ���������   r4  Cost of distribution  Z ,'��������� ijg  it looks as though the fruit  nien.are going to get something  aonq.this year to keep the air  clear of the mosquito���������put the  Quit; in mosquito. , And it is'  hopqd the governments will do  important   food   question.  The Cost of Living  I here is,  outside or the war   no  "oclay Sfth L0I!!C ������f ^StiS  \���������B. this has been attributed to  ���������"fflior wages, increase in Lhe price  of raw    materials,    railway  their bll to help the fruit grow- pSurro^Truol^T,^  ������rs <?roii������<* '"ore on the n.ark-b^^..ti!'!������ "������l" *���������' *   C^  wonders, and we believe more  oil Wjould do greater wonders.  ets. i A little oil ^ye^alf^LZ^^^ZsSTl  volume of business.    No attempt has  jeen made, however, to give the pub-  he any information a* co how costs  of staples are divided.    The following figures are costs ascertained  by  careful inquiry at  the date o' compilation.    Some slight variation may  jjxist from day  to day,  but not suf-'  hclent to vary the percentages shown  Local DislrlTHitloii ,  It is impossible,  or  ^Canned Peas.  Canned peas, size'2, manufacturer's price at canning point,         12  1112  Railway    carriage , 1,416'"  miles            ^    2-12  Cost of distribution'^'Winnipeg, car to consumer.... 3   11-12  Retail price at Winnipeg 18  Percentages  Manufacturer's cost .'.  71 8  Railway   frieght    .".'."...;"..'.'." 6>5  Cost ot distribution 7"*2lV  Canned Corn  It ��������� seems to worry a lot   of  people why Brewster has gone  east .'and whether he will come  back1 again.    Don't worry he is  due back in British Columbia a  gain, To deserve a place in the  Union cabinet we are of the opinion   that   Premier   Brewster  or his cabinet covered themselves with enough honor during  the last,election for our premier to be called to a position in  Canada's war cabinet, although  of course we would all i?ke to  see honor done to British Columbia, on account of the excellent manner in    which    the  people upheld Unionism.  Canned corn, size 2, Manufacturer's   price   at   canning  Point,   T ia  Raihvay     carriage,     1,416    ���������  miles     1  Cost of distribution at Winnipeg, car to consumer ....  7  Rotail cost at Winnipeg....25  Percentages  ���������or   manuracS^^|^UfaCtrr8   C������8L    "^  ^i  Profits;   that feature s louiS  be   ?" Wa?   ^^L  ," -   4"7  by the food control *   Cost   of   attribution   : 30.3  <nto   detail   of  :More production seems to be  one of the themes taken up at  the conference of premiers   at  Ottawa.    More    production    is  necessary to carry o nrfco war  to a successful issue.    Knowing  that the completion of the P.  G.  E. would mean more  production for B. C, we wore just  wondering, just how our prem-1  ier felt about the government's  obstruction-scheme so far as the  railway is concerned���������since the  Liberals came into power.  dealt with by the food controller, 01  by authorized investigation,    a pertinent Question, lioAvever, is the cost  ot  distribution from  the source    of  supply to the consumer.    The figures  give the exact sum the railway gets  for   Its  service,   from   the   point   or  manufacture to  destination and  the  cost  of  distribution  from  the  railway car to the consumer.-   The latter represents cartage, insurance, interest,   wholesale  ana   retail   profits  and deliveries, etc. The question that  naturally arises from a review of the  figures, is whether, especially during  the war,  the present system of distribution to the consumer is not only  loo costly, but involves the employment  of  many  men,  whose services  are  urgently required  in  other and  more   importa   indirections.  Railway Freight Charges  High   freight  rates   has  hnen   the  excuse, for many years of high  prices, especially in the west. The. Free  Press   originated ,and   conducted   a  strenuous campaign on this question  that  finally  led   up  10     what ' Avas  known as the Western Rate ease and  resulted  in  very substantial reductions-in  freight tolls.    Is  there still  1 another factor that lays a burden up-  !ou the community thatshould be remedied?    Look  at tho figures  carefully. From 20 to 30 per cent of the  rotail price of canned goods is in delivery from  the raihvay to the consumer.  Specific Cases  A tin of canned corn, for instance  Caned Tomatoes  100  Cents  Canned tomatoes, size 2 1-2  manufacturer's price, can  ning point , ,..17   12-24  Railway carriage,  1,416 m.  1     5-24  Cost of distribution'at Winnipeg,   .car   to   consumer ,3     7-24  Retail cost at Winnipeg.:..25  Percentages  Manufacturer's   cost '..';   70 0  Railway freight   : .......     4.8  Cost   of   distribution        25.2  ABBOTSFORD  DISTRICT BOARD OF, TRADF?  ^President, Hope Alanson   Secretary N Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.       '  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  wKfJ*6 ,ffe*?ry. regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap lower  or information regarding the farm and SaE  fahe district, and mdustries already establ shed       J  100  -Winnipe gFreo Press  - , ...������.,,   V.CV4 i j ago ui  .i,4ii> miles to Winnipeg, costs 7 l-2tf  to deliver from the car to the consumer, o rnearly seven times the cost  of railway carriage. A tin or tomatoes, costing 8 3-4? laid doAvn at the  rnllwnir   ototinn     n t_ x,  .    , I  And the P. G-. E. may soon be  on the hands of the provincial  government. Harrassed by the  minister    of   railways   Foley,  Welch & Stewart appear to be  leaving the job of completing  the  railway to the provincial  government.    We had hoped to  see this road completed during  the coming year as far as Fort  George, but should the road fall  .- into the hands of the government it is not likely to be built  for some time to come as th������  pnvprnnionf   , ulv dS  me|Per nunared  pounds,  or  nearly tei  fojveinment have not    money ce[Us a pound, one half of the orig  enough to keep the roads and ' *-":ll< ������������St and ������ver slx tlmes lil9 cosl  bridges of the province in re-  Pair, let alone build railways.  Better Methods  Must Be Devised  CORRESPONDENCE  Mission Feb. 18 th  Editor,  Dear Sir: c  Have   you   noticed   the  gTeat     a-  mount of advice that is always being handed out to  the farmery    of  this   Valley  as   to   what  they   shall  grow and what they shall raise, kill  and not kill. And have you also noticed the guys Avho are handing out  all this hot air, a bunch of. guys who  only   get   where   they   are   through  pull or graft and  avIio I venture to  say don't know the right end of the  animals   they write  about  About Your  -.       ���������..-..    Now   if  costing 1 1-6? for railway carriagVof men were sound Practical far-  1,416 miles to Winnipeg, costs 7 l-firf   J1161'8' " would not seem s������ bad. but  *-  J"        - ���������- *   I   should   like  to  see  them   in   the  game. It should be easy money for  them according to the dope they  hand out. To use a slang phrase  Mr.  Editor and perhaps you" are a  railway station, costs one-third morai -- *-~ j���������* ������������������ ������-  before  it  reaches  the  consumer   in   ?'are of lts truth> 'Talk Js cheap but  lhe same town.    There are two doz-(      takes money to buy Avhisky.'  en  cans in a case of tomatoes;   the v���������������������, +-..i���������  weight is 60 pounds and costs $2 50  per hundred pounds for delivery under present methods,from car to consumer, or nearly four times the cost  of lako and rail transportation from  Montreal  to  Winnipeg,   1,416  miles.  There are  two  dozen   cans  of corn  weighing 43 pounds to the case. The  cost  to  the consumer from, the  car  to his house is at the rate of $4.19  per hundred  pounds,  or  nearly ten  Yours truly,  WILLIE.  "Willie" is the same fellow who  said last year that if the fruit groAV-  ers couldn't induce Oliver to help  take the 'quit* out of mosquito'they  should go doAvn to Victoria and put  the ell out of agriculture, which Avas'  a very cutting remark.  A llllM IS  OFTEN JUDGED  BY ITS STATIONERY.    WjiY  HAVE     CHEAP     PBI\TI\fl  WHEN    WHEN    YOU    CAN  ff��������� PRINTING DONE  Oi\ GOOD   PAPER   AT THIS  OFFICE, ALMOST AS CHEAP  AS PLAIN PAPER.    BRING IN  y:ur ORDERS FOR  f  '?  99  >els9 etc.  Cost of Protection Works at Vedder.  Tenative plans and an approximate estimate-'of the cost for the  erection of protection works at Vedder Crossing have been received by  Reove J. A. Evans, from the provincial government engineers, who recently went over the ground in com  of   transportation   from   the   factory  to Winnipeg.  IVeiv Tribunal Needed  It  is   found   necessary  to  have  a  ���������ri0t ^r6pKVwISSl "^ W,?nl������Ver the ������<*<" i������ com-  an appeal can be made agaMist eS ^.^ ^ ^ B,arrow' M' L- A" and  horbitant or unreasonable prices."In w Te I Stf'J't ^ PartIcula���������  ot;,er words, a court .exercising the'', , ^, subni"ed to the ratepayers  same regulations over'commerce as   andi|0-ther?I interested,  at .a  public  that exercised by the Interstate Com- I X^f. ^hIch lhe Reeve Jiaa called  the  city  m.  otection  AS THIS PLANT IS THE ON-  JJ  UP-TO-DATE PLANT    IN  OR SMALL, AND AT PRICES  ^SeAS0]VABLE A������ Df   THE  CITIES JUST AS GOOD AS  WORK TOO.   IF YOU HA YE  A LARGE  ������ster or Dodger.  '.*v^<.  IT  CAN BE DONE AT THIS  OFFICE ON SHORT NOTICE.  further  It cwit<i mr.���������   e wl'������   wIU   ,nv������stigate   and   rogulato  Ave 'ttoitt'������" Zl!"' "loreT-Pe','^P������   fo cost of distribution of staple ne-  ���������tiitlon toX tibw'^ milWay , T'le ngl'rea wh,ch'- i,ollow have  er thunlt <loe.s to ",H,,l ������ rfe T," -^A' ra,������St carefully:prepared and set  Skoenu river to WiZL 1JT U,������ ?r"! ."l8 :S,tuatIon wlth reference to  l������ true of u can o t^'al^lT101^ l]l*h ^ delivery,-costs as  ������ can .of Uimat^waZ^^i^'^rn^ ilgUrea can I,rese,lt tlje  package. Tlie m,Mtim, J T^ f,aso'' The art,cles mentioned are  thoro to ln^g^-^o^.V*^ fc^ ���������* ^ every family in the  ������/i,. f��������� ,i~���������,.:-   e"1'0 enough in Can- ! city from day to day.  practically the whole valiey, and  there should be a large attendance  on Saturday afternoon, and every effort made to assist the Reeve and  others who are shouldering the burden of responsibility by sane advice  and liberal co-operation.  Printer and Publisher  CTY/-B.C  tho   world   Hie  necessity  for  better  methods, and the high dost of living   ,v      ,   *  has   made  men   and   women   thini?   ^Mmiufacturers price.Mont-  Students of economy say that with       l?al\ Rallway- carriage,  better methods at both ends It wSuld        M?,n" t0 WlnnlPeS-  l.������6  be easily  possible  to  cut  tho pr"ce       m,leS  of a can of salmon in two.    The following article is an attempt to throw  fiozno light on a certain phase of this  Pork and means  Clark's pork and beans can-  red,   size  2    .......15  (Manufacturers price.Mont-  Cents  Cost of distribution al Wh>  nipeg, car to consumer...  1    1-12  3  11-12  Retail cost at Winnipeg .. .20.  ST.UIT.- PLOUGHING  KOYAL  CITY VACANT LOTS SOON;  New Westminster, Feb. jj.���������Indications are that the city may start  ploughing vacant lots any time the  weather "opens up'' now.  It is hoped that when the teamsters are taking the ploughs up Columbia Avenue they will no tdisturb  the peaceful quietness of that nice  thoroughfare.  The Dominion Canners Limited are  .looking over the province to establish  more branches.  Now Is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  I  ij  i  >>$  M  i  ���������A  rii. i  TW. ittm^^'Ont) WW1\ AWftTSPORD. ft c  Abbotsford and District  er sons to  one magm  e freedom and m  sendini  '���������-���������tf&v  / ' -  The following are the names:  W. A.''Ferguson, killed.        =  H. E; Lloyd; killed.  " -J. McDo-nald, killed.  ;;,H... R. Gray, killed.  E. '6; Cdllinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. F. Green, killed.  .;  Chas^ Wooler,  (Killed)  '   Av;'Wii:chell,r(Killed)  ^���������M..-,Malialiie (Killed}..  1 R:7H:ugKes-'(Killed).  - H..Green (Killed)^ ; ''"  . ...0. Kidwell, killed.   ;J6tiiv Gillen,. (Killed) '  Sergt. C."T. McPhee :.(KTd)  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  A: J. Munro, (Prisoner)  L. Trethewey, (Gassed) . .'  Wm. Morgan (Invalided); ���������'  S. McPhee (Wounded)--;  D.  Campbell,   (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  F. Brown, invalided.  Sid Montgomery (Killed)  J. L. Sansom, (Returned)  Joe Mathers (Killed)  Arthur Croke,  (Prisoner)  - E. A. Chapman (Killed)  T. M. -Hutton, .Killed) M. M.  Stanley Attwood (Killed)  A. C. Dudden (Shell Shock)  M. W. Cbpeland (Gassed) M.(.  A. F. Flumefelt (Killed) v  Robert Gillen (Wounded)  G. N. Gillett (returned)  G. Gough (Gassed)  A. Healey (Returned)  C. Hulton-Harrop, M. C.  Fred Knox (Wounded)  P. D. McLagan (Killed)  J. C. Parton (Killed)  A. Pegram, (Wounded)  Maj. B. Pottinger (Killed)  B. W. Suthern (Pris. of War)  Walker Wallace (Wounded)  J. Welch (Died of Wounds)  Percy Wilson, (Returned)  Manlius Zeigler (Returned)  J,6e. Willet (wounded)  . A. G; Adams.  E. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  H. Arnold.  F,Beale.    ...  .;; Steve Beebe . -   ������������������'.>  :  0. Bayefe.    ,  s  Hrlliard-B/oyd./  E'a Barrett.v  -.V.-' '';  ��������� -J. .Bousfteld. j '.  \W.-- Bowman. ���������; y ���������, .  './WiiiiiBoiiar..���������' '.  A. A. F. Callati!  J. H. Campbell  W. Campbell.  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain.  Alex. Chisholm  Fred Colboiirne  T. Davis.  T. Donnelly.  J. Downie.  ��������� Paul Dutase  Andy Ellwood.  Wm. Evans  Norman Evans  Geo. Fadden  A. A. Fermour.  J.,Fermor  S. Finch.  J. Fraser,  Clarence Gazley.  T).. Geddes.  E. B. de la Giroday     ,  H. Gordon.  H. Grimley.  J. Hands.  G. E. Hayes.  A. Hicks.  0. Hicks.  Robt. Higginson  Matt Higginson.  A. Hill-Tout.  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.  Ed Hunt  11. Johnston.  , J. Kirkbride.  S. Knott.  Henry Knox.        .'  W. Laird.       .. '  Geo. E; Leary .��������� ���������=.    ",  Roy Mains "  .  >..;.: "���������:/'  Louis Di Lal'li X^eunded ji  David Mathers   ,.. ,v ��������� '^x,. ^  , T. Mawson.        .,.->'  .-���������..*';���������:.-  ��������� ���������' Frank McCallunj:'-\,.,, '  '��������� '?  J. McCprmack:. .,��������������������������� '  .Kenneth McGilivray.  Stewart McGillivray.  H. McKinnon      '    ;      ,;'.'.  Wm. Mclntyre  Matt Nelson.  Peter Pearson.  T. Perks,.  R. Peters.  T. Porter  S. Ranisay  John Rhodes  M; Rhodes.  N. Rucker  Geo. Sharp.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth..  John Sinclair.  R. Smart.  T. Smeeton. ���������( ���������  H. D. Straiton  A. Teng.  W. W. Thaw  ���������T. Usher.  Walker Wallace  Gordon Walters  Harold Walters  Thos. Walters  Andrew Wells  A. Williams.  J. 0. Williams.  Percy Wilson.  Warren Welch  - .j-  ,���������&. \  ��������� '���������-..-.  .���������-.-  ���������'������������������.  '-.V-.-AVtr: ���������t.  ���������  .-fhtrf  at are we, who are  towards  anadian  ehmd, going to contribute  to equal the sacrifice oi  atnotic runa, as our share,  ose who have died or en-  erseas oervice.  ive a montniy suDscri THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. &  WORDS OF' WISDOM  -"���������"You can talk patriotism and production until your jaws ache, but you cannot  make the farmer raise any more than he  knows there, is. a reasonable market. for.  There are some theorists who proclaim  loudly that the farmer should go ahead  patriotically arnd produce hogs and other  stock even' if "Ce knows it will be at a loss.  These people are simply discouraging the  practical men who are trying to aid their  country in two ways, by increasing the food  supply and maintaining contentment a-  mong the farmers. The farmer must  know he will be. protected when it comes  to marketing time. He must be protected  from the whim and caprices of the four or  five large packing houses operating in  Canada. Marketing is just as important as  producing."���������E. D. Barrow, M. P. P. at the.  Stockbreeders Convention at Victoria.  COAL for DELIVERY  Abbotsford Feed Store  Cash  With   Ord������r  mm^^^^^s^^sm^^^^  First Draftees  From the Coast  Crossing Continent  The first draft of Canadian sold:  iers to leave the coast since conscription came into force Is noAV on its  ��������� way across the continent, and. in the  view of many military men probably  no better class of soldiers. will be  ipun-d in the ranks of the Canadian  army than the draft, from the 1st  Depot Battalion, Vancouver, and  there have been some excellent "soldiers left for the battle fields. Training was rushed and the "rookies*'  whipped into shape in a remarkably  short time, and Col. Montizambert  and officers in command are gratified  at the result.  The hour-was late when the boys  passed" through Mission but there  ;wer& a<' number present to give the  departing soldiers a rousing sond-off  "Th'e -local boys were pleased to see  ���������:&b"-m&ny:-"up" to say '.'good-bye.".and  'wish'theha. a. safe return.'..    .'  Ridgedale Notes  Mrs. E. ,Farr has lately received  Avord that.her son Private Claude  Farr has been awarded a Military-  Medal.,  A very enjoyable Whist Drive of  four tables was given on Friday evening at'the home of. Mr. and Mrs.  S. Mercer. Mrs. Mercer Avon the lady's prize and Mr. A. E. Farr the  gentlemen's. The- consohuion. went  to   Miss  E. .Farr.  .-Mr.-and Mrs. Ralph Beharrell are  receiving congratulations oh the arrival of a daughter.    ' ''_  <"��������� '        ;;.  Mr. F. Farley' of Kerrisdale'-'has  lately built a fine residence on his  property here and expects to move  from Vancouver this week.  The weokly meeting of Ridgedale's  Red Cross Avas held on Wednesday  at the home of Mrs. John Reid.  ���������J..H. .  I* '     '    r '  Funeral Director  3 AGENT FOR HEADSTONES.  tea  "' Phone Coiiwse&on. Mission City  ilSl  courtesy and forbearance for [car or  cowardice���������no, sir, or Ihey will get  an awful, bump soon. I know the  American'reserve and strength better  than most people of my nationality.  I think they have given us every  chance in the world to get along and  prosper, and it is a mean and dirty  th.rig noAv to go to bragging and encouraging-our country's enemy,-Germany, a country that is so conceited  that* it thinks it can run tho world.  Germany is the worst place in the  world for a person to live, and 1  would as soon be in hell this minute , as to go back where 1 came  from.-in Germany."���������New York Tribune from a German woman in  Neillsville ;Wls.  S'iodk Breeders  ^ Elect Officers  . Victoria.Feb.''" 19?��������� At the opening  session of the .annual convention of  ���������'���������'thV'B. C'rstockbreeders' Association  held in- the Empress. Hotel this morn-  . ingi'.-A. D. Paterson of Ladner was  re-elected president by acclamation  for-; the twelfth time. W. T. McDonald, livestock commissioner of  the--province Avas reelected secretary  treasurer, and the following directors were appointed to office by ballot  For Vancouver Island, G. Sangster,  Victoria; F. J. Bishop, Duncan; J. A.  Turner, Victoria. Fofr the Lower  Mainland, E. D. Barrow, M. P. P.,  Chllliwack; P. H. Moore, Essondale,  Capt. Erskine, Eburne. For tho Upper Mainland, J. B. Tiffin, Ashcroft;  G. Heggie, Vernon and F. B. Ward,.  Douglas   Lake.  President Paterson in his address  to the members dwelt, at length on  tho food situation and the need for  immediate action.  W. E. Scott, deputy minisier of  agriculture addressed the association  on "Greater Production."  FROM THE FRONT  Pte. R. Abbott of Mission... City,  who left-with the-131st, returned  home on,Wednesday of this week���������  yesterday..   ..-'���������.' -'.'���������'  ���������Pte. Giilis of" "Clayburn returned  from the front, yesterday.  Sergt.. Fred Plumridge, Avho ' has  been at Esquimait for some months,  j received his honorable dischaige on  ' Monday last���������his birthday���������and has  been visiting, his 'parents -. here.  Pte. Sandy Plumridge who returned from the front last week, Avas  visiting his parents here this Aveek.  He looks Avell.  Do you fully realize what continuous telephone service is Despite the weather, accidents, or anything that  may cause interruptions, it is seldom your telephone fails  to respond to your need. That your service is continuous  ' is the result of much work behind the scenes, effort that  you never see and seldom hear about. Nothing can take  the place of.the telephone, and it is so much a part of  everyday life, that it would never do not to have li ready  at all times! Think what it would' mean if there were no  telephone service!  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  CHILLIWACK   PHO.VB   LINES  Contractor Dobie has a large number of men at work clearing up the  Avreckage which at one time constituted the Chilliwack Telephone Co  system. Some men are salvaging the  wire while some are removing the  broken poles and preparing for the  placing of new poles.  The contract for the building of  the trunk -line from Chilliwack to  Connor and the Frasor River at Millar's Landing has been let.  The line used by the long distance  is  aArailable to the coast.  ChilllAvack city lines will be available in about a month's time.  By GISSY  BRANDY AND SODA: 'lhe v/rit-  er shows practical interests, not  inuch imagination, nor order, except  in some moods; hope/ cheer, buoyancy, good judgment, capacity for  comprehending the application of  principles, independence and a tendency to recklessness.  PEACHES AND CREAM: Sense  of sublimity, pride, imagination,  sweet temper, great power for rising above circumstances when difficult, dignity; has a groat tendency  to often confide over much in  the wrong persons; sauvity, social  attractiveness, and kindliness.  W. A. A. (Peardonville): Force  of will, executive power, energy,  power of endurance; conscientiousness, order, resourcefulness, veneration aud constructiveneas.  BLUE BELL: Caution, pride of  name and act, prudence, policy, tenacity of life and purpose, benevolence, s-plrituallty, reason, executive  ability,  eventuality and  calculation.  No Regrets For  Old Germany  German   Woman   Would   Rather   Go  To Hades Than Go Rack  "Tf the Germans, here ' don't like  America, let them go back to Germany, where the poor people live like  svine. It took me throe years to  save enough money to get to this  country and, I had to borrow a little  then to get my ticket for the trip.  ! The people there wear wooden shoes  held on by a strap across the top, and  I wore a pair when I came here; but  I saved enough out of my first week's  wages to buy a pair of leather ones.  That was more than I could save in  a month in Germany. They live like  hogs over there, Avhole families in  two small rooms, where they dress  and undress themselves before each  other. It seemed like heaven when  1 got to America and had a room all  to myself.  ���������'The American people have treat  , ed me line, and never once made ,me  | fenl like a lickspittle, as the rich.people in Germany do. The German people here must not take the American  B. C. Dairymen's  Convention  i '  The B. C. Dairymen's convention  was  recently  held  at' Chiliiwack.  The membership of the Association is now 274. This is 64 more  than in 1916 and 87. more" than in  1015.       '       -   " '  Prof. P. A. Boving of the field  husbandry department of the University of B. C. delivered an interesting  address on "Soil and Soil Fertility.''  ' He said that there were "Traces of  robbing the soil ' in B. O; A pure  soil Avas a great rarity. "If the soil is  sick give; It lime,'just as you would  give oil to the sick human." Bacteria  water and temperature, aside from  nitrates and phosphorus determined  the fertility of the soil.  All the Avork done by toois Avas  trilling compared Avith the immense  Avork performed in the soil by the  baoteria. They Avere a thousakd time3  more effective than all the JSfPorts. ot]  mankind;--The best the 'farmer-could  do Avas to, facilitate- the action ol the'  bacteria   and'other   agents.  "It is ho exaggeration to say the  bacterial contents of any soil determines' its,rfer'tillty to a very great degree," declared. Prof. Boving.  J. D. Mickle,- food and dairy commissioner of Portland, Oregon, gave  a highly practical address on the  subject of "Co-operation."  Mr. Mickle, Avho is Canadian born,  being a-native of Nova Scotia, made  a fine impression ana elicited much  applause.  "The man Avho won't co-operate.  Avith his. neighbor for the common  welfare;is no good,'' he declared. "I  have no. use for him. 1 would like  to take action against him, not legally, but in the good old-fashioned  way.''  Mr. Mickle explained at length the  benefits to be derived from co-operation, and instanced many ������.ood results which had ensued in the States  M.r.J. ,W. Berry of Langley. one  of the directors of the Fraser Valley  Milk Producers' Association said the  unltedi-capital invested in the a alley,  by members of the association,  only i'O per.cent, of the valley farmers, amounted to $25,000,000. Ho  claimed the association Avas noglect-  lns the selling end of the business,  where the best brains should be employed. "We have strength, and  should, not miss any chance" said  lie. "There is no occasion to be bluffed in the lower Eraser valley.- We  must always ask and give a fair  deal."  A strong aggressive movement  should.'be instituted.. The host men  should be engaged, and sympathy  "cut out". "Uso business principles in appointing your men,1' said  tha speaker. "Don't let sympathy  come into the matter at all." The  association had $7 5,000 in the bank  at present and was enjoying prosperity. The important problem was  the handling of the surplus milk..  There Avere bound to be hard times  after the war for the association, and  steps would have to be inaugurated  to meet the depression.  ' A resolution was adopted urging  that the Marekt Comissioners office  be given ,the rank of a separate  branch under the Department of Agriculture with thepowers to deal with  the markets as they relate to all  farm produce including live, and dead  stock.  ���������V;;'.���������.-.Vfflifl* wishing? you a    prosperous  Year, xnight w������ also suggest; that  LEE'S BKKAJ> AXD GRCKJiaUES  aro always fresh and of high quality.  : fJ  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  '���������������&������  M.   MURPHY; PROPRIETYP  HUNTINGDON, B  C.  iiMMwaiaiiiMWlMtuillMiWBBi  MBMM^^

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