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 Is  oi  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol.-IX.,.No. 21.  /  4BBOTSFORD. B, C, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26,  1915  8,  $1.00 per Year  Pioneer Store "-' Abbotsford  The Sale of Sweater Coats*   Men's  Underwear, Men's and Women's  Boots, and Shoes is to  be continued;  Sweater Coats at ..'. COST '  MEN'S..   UNDERWEAR  Regular $1.25 at...:  75c  Regular $1.50 at  $1.00   -  MEN   AND   WOMEN'S  Boots and. Shoes to clear at  ACTUAL COST. V  And other  Articles too numerous  to mention.  Watch.0our Windows  for Bargaina  <  Dry Goods and Groceries, Etc,  ���������WMqagawgMpc  .-$&���������'  THE  PERRY  SERVICE  B.  C PULP INDUSTRY IS  CAPTURING  ORDERS  '...  There are a number of people in  Matsjui very anxious to know when  the new service is going- to be put  into operation. -Now since the stub  train lias been taken oft" the milk  shippers have either to drive to Clayburn or Mission to deliver their milk  for shipment to Vancouver. As the  shipping from Mission is much handier the farmers prefer to ship from  this point, but owing to the present  ferry service it is impossible to reach  Mission City in time and without  waste of an hour to catch the ferry  -7-one ferry is too early and the next  ferry is too late.. An hour In the  early 'morning is worth money to the  dairyriien.  The Mission City Board of Trade  and the Mission Council have, taken  the matter up and it is likely that  Matsqui council will give the matter  their strong approval at the next  meeting.  It is known that the government  are in favor of extending the service  to" meet the wants of the growing  demand for transportation.  . TJhe Salmon Arm Observer says  that the municipality is going to furnish free water to the creamery ???  According to reports, which come  from an authentic source. 1000 tons  of pulp per month are being shipped  to Australia by B. C. Pulp Mills. Formerly Australia got the bulk of her  pulp, from Norway and it was carried by German vessels.  Chevalier Lugi Zuanelli. - a" prominent paper manufacturer from Italy, states that here should be a good  market in that country for B. C.  pulp and timber products. The increased transportation facilities upon  the opening of the Panama Canal  will promote,the interests of this  trade between the two countries. ���������  INTERNED UNTIL THE  WAJt  CEASES  Conrod Hirsch, a German reservist  and rancher in Harrison Lake' Dis-'  trict, was confined in Nanaimo jail  until the end of the war on Monday  last. Hirsch is the gentleman who  was sent to New Westminster for  shooting deer out of season last summer. The charge against him for  which he was interned is carrying a  gun without a license, gun licences  being refused to alien enemies.  '.mi.iMWiHi  iiTrrfflm-"  I  R  P!;'w  Via  DRY GOODS, MILLINERY,   LADIES  AND OHILDillSN'.'l VNUER.  WEAR, HOSIERY, GLOVES, CORSETS, NOTIONS,  FANCY  HANDKERCHIEFS,       NECKWEAR  BLOUSES,     ROYS' CLOTHING, GENTS'  '.,-> :'������������������;. FURNISHINGS,   ETC., ETC.  A Store of Quality, Moderate Prices, .Courteous Treatment and a  Square Deal    to    All. .  a  Some say our prices are very treasonable, and others say our goods  are more reasonable and cheaper than anything* obtainable elsewhere���������but, above alls we sell the 'good substantial article with  OUR guarantee.benind it. To those who are not aware of this  fact we invite a minute and-close inspection of all New Spring  Arrivals. Sole agents for the. celebrated "D & A" Corsets.  And Carhartt's Gloves and Overalls for men.  Abbotsford, B. C.  MiwiiffinwiiwitrwraiipiiiiiB������iiiniiiiwiiiiiiiiiii[iiliiiil<Miiiiiiii|ilwiiii  I in ~TTfj  MATSQUI 'COUNCIL :.  The Matsqui council held, their re  gular,.meeting on, the first Monday  in February.  i The provincial,' secretary , wrote  acknowledging the" receipt of the copy of the- resolution passed by the  .Langley council ahd endorsed by the  i Matsqui council ^relative to the proposed Land Settlement Bill, and-,sta-  ting that.the matter will receive due  consideration by the Government. Filed.    , v,  C. St. Yarwoodjon behalf of Messrs Watson and Gaskell wrote asking  payment for work, done in ' opening  up .the road between the S. W. 1-4  of Section 3" and the S. E. 1-4 of S.  "4"-Tp. 16: _, On motion the sum of $5  was allowed for this work.  From the Bank of Montreal advising that the municipal a'ccount had  been charged-with, the sum of $54.-  55, being the interest for January on  the unpaid Temporary Loan..Filed  From J. A. Ford, V. S. enclosing  account for $9.00 as expert witness  in Pierce vs Fatkin. Laid over.  From E. W. King, police magistrate, tendering -his resignation by  reason of failing heaulth. Laid ever.  From Mr. King, also, being; his  report' on the '"trials of Combs, J.  Prosoloski and "Nicholas Shingler,  and enclosing- his account for holding these'trials, namely. $8.20.  Moved by poun. Owen and seconded by-.Couh. \Elliott that the roport  be accepted "and-^ his fees paid. Carried. ' v'  That the school estimates for- the  year -19.15,--.amounting.' to, $6,0000  be accepted:'Carried." '".'��������� ���������='*: *���������?".���������**.f~~  From L. (A. Cogtilan, asking that  the Mt.-Lehman-road adjoining his  property be put, on the-line or that  purchase be made of -the land cut  off for $150.00. Laid oyer to the  next meeting for a ��������� report of Coun.  Owen.   . -  A. F. Carmichael, asking payment  for a sheep, killed and partly eaten  presumably'-,by - stray dog or dogs.  Laid over.  From the British Columbia Telephone. Ltd., enclosing drawing and  blue-print showing proposed .poles  on the Page road, which will be part  of the long distance line -from Vancouver to the Upper Country:  Moved by Coun. Melander and seconded by Coun. McCalium, that the  B. C. Telephone Co., Ltd, be granted  From the secretary of the Matsqui school board being detailed estimates for* the current-year, totalling   $6,000.00.  permission to use the north side of  the Page road for a telephone line,  the poles to be placed in line with  the poles of the present line on that  road and of a sufficiently ' greater  height so as not to interfere with the  service of that line. In:-lieu-of taxes a sum of $100.00 must be paid  annually bythe said Company to the  Municipality for the upkeep of said  road, said payment to be made by  March 1st, in each year. Carried.  From R. H.: S., Cresswell advising  that- he had-removed the timber i'rom  the property -of '.. Mr.^Acprn;T-wliich  had.been felled^by the men engaged  on the subdivision road. The'clerk  was instructed to -infbrni him that  Mr. Acorn still claimed that some of  the felled timber still remained on  his land. - ;  In connection with the proposed  plan of subdivision of portion of ".the  N. E. 1-4. of section 13 Tp. 13, which  had been laid; before the council at  a previous 'he-it u-..; the following re-  Holution watj passed. Meian ier-M.'-  OoJlum, that tr.e subdivision of tho  8".\i->70 acre "por'.icn of the; N\ 1'. i l  of S. 13 Tp. 13 be. accepted by the  Matsqui council when the. Matsqui  subdivision plans appr vjl by-law  has been complied witUi-,Canv.Hl.  The comniunlcxtioii fvotii the B. C.  Antl-Tubercu'.ortis Society wich had  been laid o/e'r from a previous meeting was ordered flioT as there were  no funds for a grant. ,  .  The eom-iT.'u-, i* i "i * ���������'��������������� lil������  Royal Columbian Uospital which had,  been laid over by n- previous council, setting forth their handicap ^by  lack of funds, received attention and  the following resolution was passed:  McCalium- Melander, that whereas it  is apparent that hospitals throughout the province are severely handicapped in their usefulness by lack of  funds: and whereas it is the opinion  of the council that- the care of indigent patients in hospitals , should  be a charge on the whole o fthe province; Be it therefeore resolved that  the provincial government be requested to increase the per capita  grant to such an- extent, that,..the  hospitals may not be handicapped by  reason of lack of funds and that a  copy of, this resolution be sent to  the local member, Mr. S. A. Cawley.  Mr.' J. A. Morrison addressed the  council in connection with the town  ship line road which he' claimed encroached' on his property in several  places. He stated that, he wished to  erect his fence along this road and  asked that the road be,built on the  line. Referred to Councillor Owen  to examine and report at the next  meeting as to'the cost of straightening his, road.  Mr. Carl Poignant asked assistance  towards opening -up-."a -road to his  property, namely the east half of the  N. W: 1-4 of Section 6,-Tp. 20. Referred to Coun. McCalium to examine and report at the next meeting.  Elliott-Owen, that James Gibson,  clerk, collector and assessor, be  paid a salary of $75.00 per month  fori%1915.  ��������� McCallum-Melander, that John Le-  Feuvre be authorized -to re-write and  correct the Assessment Roll for the  sum pf $175.00, the'work, to begin  on February 8th and be completed by  March 31st. Carried.    ^ ���������  Elliott-Owen, that the rate of wages for municipal work be, for man  and team $4.50 for a day' of-eight  hours, for man and one.horse $3.40  for;a day -of.-eight hours, -foreman  "only -'$-2:'2 5-f or^a^-day.-.ofeigM rhpursi  Elliott-Owen that.the Insurance  premium of $4.00 due on themuni-  cipal hall be paid!    ��������� ,  Owen-Elliott, that all' unexpended  appropriations of 1914 be and' are  hereby cancelled.      ,  ElliottrMcCallu'm, that Coun.. Ow  LO0AL iO PEBS01L  Mrs. Cob'ley and Mrs. Murphy were  visitors in Abbotsford on Thursday.  u,-r,r,, .^ "';/?r^":,;;~ ���������".  'Don't grow fainthearted but .boost  .boost,   boost,   boost,    says " Charlie  Brown  .the . noted   local   cueist  and  musician.-'   "Business is better-than  usual with him,  he says.  ,Mrs. J A, McGowan is visiting her  sister in Seattle. ",  Mrs. Barrett has been visiting , at  Vancouver, with friends this week.  Keep . in ��������� mind the Belgian relief  concert being arranged by the Giro-,  day family for March 8.  Miss Yates-'of Calgary daughter of  Mrs. Yates' has arrived here and will  nurse her mother who is still in  poor health.  Mr. H. B. Hill has removed his  place of residence and has taken up  a lease.,of Mr Bates' cottage, formerly' occupied by Mr. McGillivray.  Registered at the Abbotsford Hotel during the past few days ���������were  amongst others Ken McKay, J.. E.  Gray and L. W, Peel of Vancouver  L. D. Donald tif..New Westminster, J.  Campbell of Nakusp.jmd H. White of  Cranbrook , ' -..'-'  -   Mr  Abbptt markets  commissioner  will.visit.Wie'.-Alexandria Hall on Mar,-  'l.f to address" the - local ������������������ ranchers oh',  questions^ sucli''" aSt-Baatketing ','. and*  shippings of agricultural product'-������������������&$���������-  the best economic advantage.  Word .has, been received- that Mr.  and Mrs. Trethewey will leave Honcn'  lulu for-home on: March 16th.    They  en be empowered to spend.$25.00 on  wiir travel'by:.way,.of San Francisco  the Rural-Mail Route road through  s'ection  15.  McCallum-Melander, that reeve  clerk  sign all cheques.  Elliott-Melander that ,the clerk be  authorized to procure' all necessary  printing and stationery,  The Temporary Loan By-law for  1915 passed its first, second and  third readings This bylaw" will empower the council to borrow $25,000  to meet the current legal expenses  before the taxes are due.'  Coun. Elliott gave notice to introduce a' by-law to repeal the Dog Tax  bylaw of 1914.'  Coun. Owen submitted following  in-writing: Whereas it appears from  the last assessment roll that that  there is a difference of more than 40  per cent in the assessed-valuation of  the different wards as at present divided, T hereby request the Municip-r  al Council to make a re-division of  the wards of the Municipality. He  further gave ..notice to introduce a  bylaw to amend the wars bylaw.  The next meeting of the council  will be held in the municipal hall >on  March 6 at 10:30 a. m.  and-take in. the^exposition, arriving-  at Abbotsford'.about-Easter, -Both  the travellers-are.delighted with the  Honolulu climate., and' Mr. Tretheway  is feeling betterr in-ihealtbM for the  trip. -v  GRIST FOR THE MILL  The Abbotsford Timber and Trading Company's mill is busy, the firm  having plenty of orders on hand.  Well over a hundred men are .employed steadily with a few- exceptions  all being whites It is possible' that  a British -Government lumber order'  may come to the. mill in the near --  future.  CONSERVATIVES WILL GET  '     BUSY  HERE   NEXT   WEEK  IMPORTANT TO     STOCKOWNRES  It is of great importance' that  Stockowners should be posted on  Troubles and Diseases pertaining to  Farm Stock. . All farmers should  know how to combat disease in Domestic Animals. The Veterinary  Science Book treats fully on every  known disease of Farm Stock. Stock-  owners cannot afford to be without  such a work, as it will be an annual  saving of many dollars. Members are  also "entitled to the many privileges  which the Association gives. Such  as free advice/reduced costs of medicines, together with a volume of information on practical Veterinary  Work. 664 .pages. Fully illustrated,  cloth bound. For further information and full particulars, Apply to  HARRY JACKSON, Abbotsford, B.  C, The Local Representative, Veterinary Science Association.   ���������  BISHOP WILL VISIT ABBOTSFORD ON SUNDAY "AFTERNOON  The Right Rev. Bishop De Pencier  Bishop of Westminster will conduct a  confirmation service at St. Mathews  Church of England, Abbostford on  Sunday, March 28th at 4 p.m.  The annual ..meeting of the Central  Conservative Association will be held  in Abbotsford on Thursday March 4  Mr A. L. Coote is president,. Dr..  Swift, vice-president and H. J. Barber the secretary of the association  ; Mr. Lawrence Peel! of Vancouver  was a business visitor;; to Abbotsford  this week. ;"��������� :"  MAY DAY IN ABBOTSFORD  May Day in Abbotsford again this  year, and preparations are being  made to render it an even greater  success than last year. The name of  the May Queen for 1915 will be  published in the Post at an early  date, also, other particulars.  WAS A DECIDED  SUCCESS  The concert given by the True  Blue Lodge on February 19th was a  decided success, and s much enjoyment was participated in by those  present. Though all laughed heartily at poor Pat, he was much to be  sympathized with. The parts were  acted very cleverly and if the programme had been as long as expected it is certain none would have  tired. A large number remained  for the dance and merry making  prevailed until, an early hour. The  committee are to be congratulated  on the fine success which crowned  their work.  A delegation from Merritt visited  Victoria last week to urge the gov-  ) ernment to use Merritt coal.  '���������v  .1 I'ffiS ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  to.-.'-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST. '  Published Every Friday, by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertising  rates  made  known   on  application  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   ner   agin1   the   Government  FRIDAY)'   FEBRUARY   2 6,    1915  It don't look much like. a truce at Ottawa these days. But  then how could therL.iberal party, after the fight of a few years  ago, now sacrifice former principles regarding the navy, and  follow out whai the Conservatives' ideals are, which has no  doubt not changed.     Best take it out of politics.    .  HOW VANCOUVER CAN  ASSIST B.  C.  FRUITGROWERS  A few years ago Joe Martin would have nothing to do with  newspapers of the province. Now to'1 win political battles he  has purchased and is going to edit a good* newspaper. Go to it,  , Joe,ci many a newspaper at a politician's back has carried him  to victory. In-British Columbia, we have several examples of"  the power of the'press in promoting the aims of politicians.  With Mr. Martin's experience in political'life his purchase of  '.a paper to assist him in his aims is just another powerful as-  serton that a politician, no matter how clever, requires a good  paper behind him to assist him. We shall watch the future career of Mr. Martin after he gets his newspaper going in good  shape, under the control of his voluminous pen.  Very few papers of the province but have carefully laid away  a cut of Sir -Richard and ready for use at a moment's notice- Pie  appreciates the power of his appearance before the. public in  the. local press of the various districts .once or twice a year, but  then his curly hair gives him a pleasant appearance. Every  man woman and. child in the province know the picture of Sir  Richard without the name printed at the bottom of the picture,  at the bottom.  The late Hon. Senator Templeman was the owner of the Victoria Times.  Then there is Hon. Price Ellison with the Vernon News.  Then in the Dominion House Col. J. D. Taylor paved his way  to the House of Commons with the aid of the Columbian. It  may yet be ��������� the Senate.  When,Hewitt,Bostock started in politics iii the Yale-Cariboo  district, he secured mortgages on some of the papers, notably --   ,     c TT . .oc  ji_   -'���������fr      i    -        <V    i.-     i        iT     ���������     j-.l i- i       , .     .   ,   vet the City of.Vancouver used 25,  the Kamloops Sentinel, whose editor also entered provincial r000 cases Q\ atrawberries before tin  politics, the-Mail of Revelstoke, and .the Era of Golden; and  there may have bsen otheVs. ���������. He was elected to the House of  Commons, although afterwards it was reported he got into financial difficulties.    Once at Ottawa he had the ability to make  good and is now leader of the Senate for the Liberals-  Other instances might be quoted, not only in this province  but elsewhere, but the above is sufficient to show the power of  the press as a factor in electing politicians.  Of course there, may be a gloomy side tp .the results attained.  Instances  are  not wanting.      McConnell ,with. his vindictive  pen put him down and out and now the organ that boosted him  is on the market for another owner.  With judicious judgment and forethought Mr. Martin might  . yet- attain the premiership of the province with the.' Evening  Journal at :,his bask.- Good luck, anyhow/'Joe: You have the  money to back ymrup:' .-���������   "   ' :.  What City Was Able tp tlo for tlie  Apple Growers They Should Also  Do For the Strawberry Growers  Of the Province.  What the ;ity was able to do by  means of "the apple campaign in inducing consumers to give a prefor-  ence'to British Columbia apples it  will be-asked to do for the strawberry growers of British Columbia  and for other produce besides. It is  estimated that' the campaign resulted  in placing 40,000 or more boxes of  B. C: apples in the hands of Vancouver consumers than in 1913 and  it is proposed to encourage the Vancouver public this year to wait for  the local strawberry crop- in order  to do its preserving and thU3 put  some thousands of-dollars into the  hands of the growers which they are  at present losing. ,  (, Mr. R. C. Abbott, the newly-appointed market commissioner on the  Lower Mainland for the Provincial  Government addressed the markets  committee of the city council along  those lines Monday and also told  . them 'how the establishment of a  realfarmers' market here would assist the Fraser Valley" farmers in  marketing their third grade apples  and pears, which the wholesalers did  not care to handle, but which many  families would be glad to use.  Last year, in apples alone, he said  Vancouver'took 155,664 boxes of A-  merican'apples,-and this represented  a decrease of 73,000 boxes. Of British' Columbia apples, the city took  84,098 boxes which was an increase  of 50,000 boxes over 1913, and , he  thought he could estimate that the  apple campaign brought about the  sale of 42,000 of that extra number.  In strawberries, especially ,a.\f Gordon Head, the province produced a  berry equal to any in the world, and  BRITISH COLUMBIA CROP    '  v "STATISTICS  couver did not use 25,000 cases for  desert purposes; a great quantity was  used for preserving and canning.  There was no objection to using the  American strawberries for desert, but  they did' not think it was fair they  should buy that fruit for preserving  Out'of 32,"000 cases produced on this  side only 23,000 were used on the  Vancouver market and there was not  over 2 5 percent, on which the grow-:  ers got any profit. * This- summer  they were going to ask the Vancouver public to wait for the provincial  crop. " '  In the case of strawberries the lo-���������  cal growers had. very little' complaint  to make, as- they were able to gain  One- teacher in Victoria intends to test the legality of the the raspberry market last year. This  reduction in salary by the trustees. The reduction was made was also a good-cherry country, but  about the end. of -January to take, effect from the first of the  year. The case will'be /watched with interest as it is claimed  that it is illegal to pass a motion to that effect after the beginning of the {term arid to take effect during that term. There  is a limit .to the powers of trustees;, and teachers have their  .rights-  the  provincial growers could get on the  market at  all, owing to the earlier  If you are; pessimistic as to the  amount, and variety .of crops which  are raised in^'British Columbia just  per.use..the following -figures ' taken  from Census and Statistics Monthly  a publication of the Department of  Trade and Commerce, Ottawa.  These figures show that although  the acreage under cultivation was  not as large as some of our,sister  provinces, the yields' were greater  and the prices more favorable in the  greater number of instances' These  facts should help' considerably, to  induce the farmer to. raise cereal  foods in,this province. There are  vast tracts of land 'which are not  suitable for fruit raising .within the  province, and will, in our opinion,  grow good cereal grains and feeds.  Just take note of the value placed by  the Department on these articles and  you will readily see that it is a profitable investment. ,,  There, were 12,5 00 acres of wheat  sown in 1914, yielding 29.52 bushels per acre. The total value of  the same bring $453,000 o r$1.23  per bushel.  The 1914 crop of oats was 56,-  700 acres. The average yield being  5 5.93 per acre and the total value  $1,966,000 or 62 cents per bushel.  The acreage of barley was 2600  and the yield per acre 37.2 9. The  total value .being $89,000 or 92 cts.  per  bushel.  The acreage of^peas was 1,350 and  the average yield 30 bushels per ac.  The total value was $59,000, or  $1.45 per bushel..  No statistics "'.were; given on beans  for 1914/but'for 1913 the acreago  was 400. The yield per acre 19 bus.  and the total value $18,000 'or  $2.40 per bushel.  ,The potato crop was 14,700. acres  and the yield per acre- being 18p  bushels. The total value being  $2,087,000, or 78  cents per'"bushel.  Hay arid clover acreage amounted  to   158.000  acres  and  the    average  was 431 bushels per acre. '.The  total value being. $800,OOO^or 53c  per bushel.       ", . "." " ,  'VThe acreage of fodder corn was  390'and the yield per acre 8\tons.  The'total yalue being ;?18,000", or  $6.00   per toii.'   ���������' ,,    '  The- alfalfa acreage amounted to  8,500 acres and the. average, yield  was 3.3 3 tons per ' acre. The', total  value being $381,000 or $13.60 per  ton. ���������,  The total acreage of all field crops  in B. C. in 1914 was 260,640' acres  arid the total value was $11,463,000~  or $43.98 per acre.  The  Kind ' Looked For ' is  Scarce  * The remount purchasers at a town,  in" Alberta were only able to select  five horses from an offering of two  hundred and fifty.. They seem to be  looking for an article of horseflesh  which is not for sale at the prices  offered.    - ���������    " . -, '  One man in the Nicola Valley sold  22 horses to the remount purchaser  season in the south.    Of course Van  yield 223 tons per acre.    The total  The Victoria Week deplores the, fact that there is so much  corruption in - Canadian. political public life. -But then the  same paper consoles.'" itself-.'by blaming the salaries attached  to important offices, and until the people "have been educated  to the paying of an adequate salary, they will suffer from inefficient service, and the scandals that have disgraced almost  every Canadian government will continue."  Public men should thiilk of. this before they enter public life.  A man connot have honor in public life and at the same time  amass a fortune.   - ��������� -;  ..We hear a lot'these, days about what the Germans are going  to do to British commerce, but we seldom read of the plans of  \the British admiralty to combat these boats-    John Bull has  not yet learned the art, of boasting what he is going to do.  } Some people are these .days-asking if Uncle Sam will come  ,'into the arena and show what'he can do, towards putting the  , "Kaiser Kultur" down, but:the almighty dollar looks big to our  'neighbors; but it might bevthat co-operation with the Mistress  of the Seas would eventually be very remunerative.  We have had to learn a lot of things about the Germans in  these six months and one'of ;the. things that we have learnt is  that the Germans will never revolute because they have not the  faintest conception of anything to revolute to. There never  was a revolution in the history of the world that did.not have  some definite dream of freedom at.the back of it; and the Germans have no dream of freedoni whatever. They have never  shown the slightest sign of wanting the. freedom of the individual, the liberty of the subject to direct his life and develop his  personality as suits himself. They apparently want Germany  to be free in the fullest sense of the word; free to break her  plighted oath, free to trample upon every nation that stands in  her way, free to dictate her will to the entire world, free to lie,  to steal, to murder, to ravage, to enslave, and to praise the Germanic God withal for all these privileges. And to obtain that.  , freedom for Germany they seem to. be quite 'willing personally  to undergo a servitude compared with which the condition of  the galley-slaves of the Middle Ages was comparatively self-  respecting for the galley-slaves could at least reflect with pride  that they were not consenting to their'own degradation.  the growers had' to send their cher  ries  into the  Prairie  Provinces    to  find a market and lost half the profit they should have gotten.  There was no reason why under  proper conditions white growers  should not be producing for the Vancouver market, but the white growers in the Fraser Valley did not  supply more than 14 per cent, of  the vegetables'.'.consumed here. . He  believed that through the city market they ought to be able to reach  the consumers with a great deal of  produce.'-. So far as potatoes were  concerned, the provincial growers  had practically the whole market,  but the growers had a great chance  to get in and cut out the big importation of onions. He did not agree  with the present system at the city  market, though he did not blame the  management as much as the committee. He thought more should be  done towrds bringing the consumers  and producers together and if there  was more display there of the goods  produced it would have a good effect  The' location of the mrket did not  strike him as a very suitable one.  Replying to the question as to  whether the farmers could be induced to bring in their products and sell  it personally, he believed that in-, a  little time the white farmers would  be in a better position to do so. The  improvement in the roads and the  new bridge over the Pitt River would  bring 'Pitt Meadows arid Maple Ridge  much nearer; a great many of the  farmers were. equipping themselevs  with automobiles and he believed  that in a couple of years ninety per  cent of the farmers would be in a  position to bring in their produce. .  He was about to address* a series  of twenty-eight meetings in the Fraser Valley and he would look into  the producing end if the market com  mittee would try and improve conditions  from  the consuming . end.  The advice of Commissioner Abbott will be considered by the committee now about to undertake; the  re-organization of the city- market.  value being $5,470,000    or    $15.54  per ton.      ,  Turnips, mangolds, etc., were sewn  on 3,500 acres and the average yield.  E. O. Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work  in  . Painting,  Paperhanging and Decorating give U8 a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  mummis  lQ0i3f3f3E3ElFJ������r?m"lK?'ia?:4K  . H. JONES  Funeral Director1  Furnisher of Funeral Suppliei.  Phone Connection. Mission City  &  gr   Nothing- will  add more to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home. , -   .   :  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:.-. B.  C.      :-:  ^SS  See me now about that Insurance  0  I  ������  ':.* Increase in Customs Tariff  Sir Richard McBride and Mr. Lucas  claim that an increase in the'customs  tariff, on fruit would help production j  J���������JtV/9 a  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  tnssBai  f  \'  )  I  I!   Pj  j  i  "V  i  HI  I  k  Hi  3 it  fit!  Ml  -f]  i 11''  frHto ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOtSFbiiD, S. C.  ^  o(f  i.iii������ii  SHE  Bess  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  V  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power"  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district, and industries already established,        jl  zrrmrrr,  YOU ARE  DELIGHTED   .  when you can get plenty of hot'  water, but when the plumbing is  out of .order, that's a different  story. It is a good plan to have  your 'plumbing' looked over every now and then,! to see that  it is in proper condition. When  you need a plumber again, remember that wo do good plumbing, "and our charges are all  right.  WM.. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery <31dg,  Abbotsford  nelerwear  Stanfields regular $3ior    $2.00, per Suit;.  Heavy.   Rib ..underwear,   regular  $2.50  for $1.75 per Suit  Abbotsford  '> i'ti.'V-U  ;.-.'JJ  ,������������������:������������������ J  ".-*_-'r *"-';'  ��������� i 7 ' \      f* J"-** ���������i  >aa���������imimiiww..ai^fai a,.irf  rfir*a������-ttxri.  Eoae������  ip>BMiSm3taWmBMl.������MJ'JttJtttM������JIIU  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  '  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stocked with.the.best of wines, Jiquqr and cigars,  RATES, Sl.SO TO  $2.00PER  DAY  a A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  ea^ps;guu'W>-Uw������i.i.1;.iii,lvii.,li.i;. ii yi ,-������������������. L. .^  PROPRIETORS  Pork, Mutton, Jteef, yeal, Pork Sausages,. Wieners  and Balogna always on hand..    Fish every Thursday  THE  COLORS OP THE  FLAG  What is the blue on our flag, boys?  The waves of. the boundless sea.  Where our vessels ride in their tameless   pride  And the feet of the winds are free.  Prom the sun and smiles of the coral   isles  To the ice of the South and North  With dauntless tread through tempest dread  The guardian ships go forth.  What is the white on our flag, boys?  The honor of" our land,  Which burns in our sight like a beac  con light  And  3tands  while the    hills     shall  stand  Yea, dearer than fame is our land's  great'name;  And we fight wherever we be  For" the  mothers  and     wives     that  pray for the lives    ���������  Of'the brave hearts over the sea  What is the red in our flag, ������boys?  The blood of our heroes slain ���������  On  the  burning  sands  on  the  wild  waste lands. . "   *  And the froth of the purple main  And it cries to God from the crimson  sod    .  And the crest of the waves out-rolled  That He send us men to fight again  As our "fathers fought of old  We'll stand by the dear old flag, boys  Whatever  be said or  done;  Though  the shots come  fast  as we  face the blast  And the foe be ten to one    -  -���������(Rev)   Frederick G. Scott, Que.  GOOD   ROADS Menaces, Coal Industry  The great increase in the us of  fuel oil in the province and the corresponding falling- off - in -the, consumption, of coal, has' been pressed  upon the attention of the government  by a deputation representing the coal  mining districts of Merritt and Vancouver  Island.      It was  urged that  ^   .o   ..^..^v hu.v,.,...^ ~   the   government   should   memoralize  may at all seasons reach his markets   the Federal Government for a cent'a  at a minimum of time and expense   gallon duty on fuel oil, which is on  - ' *     " -1" *       the  free list.    Last  year  there  was  brought into British Columbia an-a-  mount of oil equal to 700,000 tons  of coal. This represents so much loss  to the operators.'miners and wholesalers and retailers' and also some  $70,000 less in revenue to the-province The government promised  earnest consideration.  The campaign for good roads being carried on throughout Canada is  only part" of the general awakening  of the people to the causes which  have led to the enormous increase  in the prices of the necessaries of life  That the transportation problem is  all-important for the' farmer-producer  is   without question       Thath  he  OUTLOOK  FOR  TIMBER  An encouraging outlook for the  lumbering industry of this province  in respect to the prairie markets, is  reported by the Hon. W. H. Cushing  ex-minister of Public works for Alberta. He looks for a considerable  development- of,the Western.territory  after, the. wa*rM.hut thinks the immigration-outlook Is somewhat problem  -atical. '      ",*' ' -  s Mr. Cushing is of t'he opinion'that  weather conditions are" fayorable for  good crops, and this should stimulate  the demand for both lumber .and fruit  from British Columbia.-' The end of  the' war should bring assuredly a  great de'inand /for lumber for construction pjurpos'e'sin the areas devastated ,by the war. to sav nothing^ of  the local demand., '-.-"'  .He notes in Alberta as in B. C, a  large percentage of-the population in  the'cities is -fitted for farm life, and  therein lies - a very,"serious problem  for the* economic development -jf the  Western Produces.--" In - Calgary,  during-, the'*;good timos'. there w-.ie  nearly 4000 men engaged on the various . civic undertar-ings.Now, of  course that condition has altered.- All"  the cities of .the West"; are in a common plight .an"finding' their'-taxation'  iricre'asing'wlth the necessity of'pay  ing for.-the"."big'improvements of -the  past few- years;-. -    '..-'���������-.     ..... ;  ALIENS  ARE  DETAINED  - ��������� Nanaimot���������German and.''- Austrian  sailors coming .to Nanaim'o- with vessels .from the United States, or other  neutral countries' are liable to undergo" examination by the local police or military-and if. unable* to give  a * satisfactory account of themselves are liable to be placed under  arrest. Several members of visiting  crews have already been-- before the  authorities here but as no suspicious  circumstances were discovered they  were permitted - to depart with;;������heir;  vessels., / Failing suchr fcatlsfaStory  results, however, allsailors so taken  are'liable "to be treated as prisoners  of war and committed to the local  jail with the other enemy aliens confined there. - * . .  is a necessary factor in the making  of reasonable prices for his products  For the consumer, good roads haye  an advantage,,in the fact that by enabling the farmer's to reach the markets in greater numbers, the^ supplies of produce will.be larger" and  competition will be keener. A further consequence of this larger attendance will be that more attention  will be paid to the condition' of the  produce-offered by those displaying  it for sale. - - ��������� .-.   *  In the present campaign for increased production, good' roads will  play  an  important  part. Motor  transportation is being rapidly developed and utilized by the farmers  By this means greater distances can  be covered and farmers at a considerable distance from markets, with  the advent of better roads, will be  able to bring their produce to the  consumer in larger quantities and at  less expense.���������Ex. ' , "        ���������    .  ��������� Barman: "Strikes me there's one  o' these bloomin German spies in the  smokeroom, sir 'E's braggin' about  bein' a Scotchman, and the whiskey I  took 'im in a quarter of an hour ago  'e ain't even touched  yet!"  ,The Italian organ grinder had,been  playing.before the house of an irascible old gentleman,. who, furious  and with wild gesticulations,"ordered  him to move on. Tlie Italian stolidly stood his ground . and ..played  on, and was at last arrested forVaus-  ing a disturbance. At the court he  was asked by the "magistrate why he  din not leave when.he was requested  to.  "Me no understand mooch Ing-  leesei"  he replied.     ...   ��������� C  '.'Well' said the magistrate; "but  you must have understood by his-motions that he wanted you to go?"  "Nai na!" was the' rejoinder.-"I  tink he.come to dance!" '  The daughter of a country rector  taught the choir boys a new tune at a  Monday evening's practice, to be  sung on the following Sunday.  Sunday- morning came. Well, Sammy," said' Miss" B���������," I- hope you  haven't forgotten the new tune, for  ,we depend much on you."  "Naw, miss, not a bit. Why, I've  bin a-skeerin' the "crows with it all  the- .week." -   1    :  ,  Where Is Robert Gosden?  Robert Gosden, the erstwhile firebrand of the late Miner's Liberation'  league and,the I. W. W., and who  achieved notoriety by stating at a  .meeting of the league in- the Horse  Show building, that Attorney-General'Bowser might find, poison in" ,h"ia  cbrfe"<-T'soiTxe -naorjiing, or be "accidentally" shot whiie'Vut-oil- a oVjisting  expedition, is now employed as- "'a  janitor in Parliament buildings; Vic-  tr'oia. - All mail, for him should be  sent '"care'-of .Sir Richard McBride'.''  ���������-B.  C. Federationist.  . *'  Big^ Shiment of   Copper  /   ,    Will  Be  Made  Shortly  % Big developments in the silver.-  lead and coppert'ies in the Hazelton-  distr'ict may be looked for this year,  according to Mr! D. A." Harris and  other, mining, men. who arrived in  Vancouver recently from "the north,  lead "and 'copper "in- the Hazelton  made to the Granby- smelter within  the next'two-or three, weeks, while  ores-carrying silver, and even some,  gold, will be sent in 100-ton lots to  the Trail smelter in May. ��������� ,  With' copper now nearly ?15,  and rising steadily, mining- of this  ore will be" carried out with .great  vigor this summer. ,-���������  Just as If They Could Not.  , Stand For It  McCutcheon  Brothers  'A true bill* against the four McCutcheon Brothers, Gordon D., David  J., J. H. and Clarence W., and a-  gainst Marshall" H./. Cook, all of  whom were arrested by order of the  Attorney?General of Ontario upon information preferred -by English and  other investors in Western* lands, offered for sale by-the accused; was  brought in by the grand jury. ,>,,  Apples for Africa.-.-'  The Okanagan ' United Growers  have evidently found a new, large  and profitable market for- Okanagan  apples in the British South African  colonies As an experiment,, a carr  load of apples was shipped to that  market last .fall. Reports from .the  consignees as well as the Canadian  trade commissioner, are :verr flatter-,  ing. Wenatcliee,apples have, estab-  Jislied'-a-:'high reputation' there, but  ���������'tlie-'vOk:ariagan���������'consignment.'-' is; described as" rather superior in pack and  quality' to , the. /Washington product  and the growers, are-urged to make  large and regular /shipments.  The war tax��������� will- give the druggists a good/chance" now. /���������' ,_y.  ,   -' Farmers Give One.Acre  *. Dr. J. A. Tanner who attended .the  graingrowers .convention in Calgary,-  lias, "returne'd to Vancouver-with the  .report   that .the   farmers   are   most  enthusiastically  receiving- the     pro-  'posal' that  they ..should,- devote   one  acre  of  their" wheat  fields  towards  the support of the. war funds   ��������� The  ���������grain will be converted into flour* at  a minimum cost and shipped free to  the seaboard by the C- P R.  ,A deputation of" the- Pharmaceutical  Association,' comprising wholesale  druggists from Montreal, Toronto  and other eastern points, waited up- .  V n'Ho'n.-W, ,T. White,' minister of  finance and protested against certain  ��������� features of the new* w-al%,budget.  .-They, contended in the appiicavio*q ���������  the', new. war stamps applying to) proprietary -medicine, the wholesalers  \yould 'have to pay. the- full .amount  and that, it would/be Impossible ,to.  pass on any portion of the increase  to the consumer. ."'*'���������*  ; The wine men have intimated they  are willing to stand the war tax and  without passing it on to the consum- .  er. *���������"'!.���������������������������.���������-  Another  Timber   Order  Announcement" was made on Saturday last by the Forest branch of  the Provincial Government that another large order;-has just been placed for British Columbia, timber. The  Government Railway'Board-'of India  has placed an order with the Dominion Croesoting Co.; for 3,500,000 ft.  Lumber for England  Approximately 10,000,000 feet of  Pacific No.rtwest lumber, will be carried to, England/by the first five vessels placed by the Blue" Funnel line  in its new monthly- Liverpool-North  Pacific service via the Panama."  STUDY TUNNEL VENTILATION  ' Mr. J. G." Sullivan of Winnipeg,, C.  "P R. chief of engineers, of western  'division, has been investigating the  special "ventilation-Teatures-of-.tbe-big-  Northern- Pacific tunnels at Stampede  in Washington and Huilen.'ln Monr  tana: It is planned to . incorporate'  the latest ideas in tunnel-' ventilation- of the Rogers- Pass tunnel. A  draft of twenty miles an hour Is sent  through the N.P.  tunnels.  DISTINGUISHED. CAREER ENDED  After an Illness of'three days Col.  Laurence William Herchmer'; .aged  74 years, died on February 17 in the  home of his sister-in-law, Mrs.. R. C.  Townley-94.4.-Hastings St.,. west. His  .death terminated a career of distihg-  ulshed empire-service both-in ..Canada  and in South Africa, and his loss will  be felt .by a large circle of friends  and acquaintances. He /was ,for 16  years commissioner. :of-the Royal  Northwest Mounted Police.  A Kettle Valley farmer turns' on  -the 'electric light wheni he /wants,  his hens' to get busy .scratching;-He.  believes they do, betterJ*#heV w6rk:  ing ten hours a day. .   /v/'**  POSTPONE C. N. R. CEREMONY  Sir   William   Mackenzie   president  of the Canadian Northern, states.in  an interview in Winnipeg, on Saturday last, that the driving of the gold--  en spike on the. .western, end of" the* -  line, to mark' its completion,' will; be  postponed for some time, but that the  company  would.. operate     its'' first  trains, across Canada in'July, or'Aug- -  ust.    There still remains  200  miles  of ballasting to be ;done in British  Columbia, Sir William said.  .In.con-.  nection' with  this     statement,  local  railway men say that the^C. N. R.  recently purchased  ?12,00;00,0    ��������� -of-  equipment, for use on the-company's  western lines." ���������"--- -���������  NEW SERVICE TO LILLOOET  ' Mr. A: H. Sperry, general manager  of the Pacific Great-Eastern-Railway  returned to. Vancouver.- on Tuesday  last from Lillooet, where he accompanied the special * legislative party  over the 'week-end. Mr." Sperry said  that the mixed Irain service to the  new_Lillo'oet terminal WOuld be star-  "ted'-imniedialely." Mixed-trains -wlll^  leave Squamish at -7 o'clock on Mbn-'  day, Wednesday and Friday mornings, and returning from Lillooet arrive in Squamish' at 5 o'clock on  Tuesday Thursday and Saturday,  -mornings. Lillooet is 120-miles  from Squamish, and the trip -is of  six or seven hours' duration  What  Are Their Regular, Prices?  Talking of��������� high prices, some people do not know when they are well  off. In an ad which was published  in" the Grande-Prairie Herald, in the  Peace River -District the following  prices are"qu6ted. as "Special Prices';  Nails, large, $12.00 per 100 lbs; Ma-  gic.or Eggo Baking Ppwdr, 35c per  lb; Lard, 25c a lb; Sausage, 35c per  lb tin. Those contemplating a move  to that country would do well to  see that their bank account, will,  stand-- such' a  pressure.  v-Jos.  Solomon Pepin of  Surrey is  dead at the age of, 7 2.  -     !|  .V**..i..i ������������������.T.^srt-.-.-jc-j'-.s .rttfi    ABBOTSFORD   POST  ABBOTSFW5D.   B.   V. .  ' \  STRICT  HUNTINGDON  NEWS  ITEMS  FJ Mrs. Hart will undergo an operation at a Vancouver hospital next  week. ,  Miss Turnbull, postmistress, intends going to Bcllingham to spend  the week end with her cousin there.  Mrs. Shearer of Kilgarde, accompanied by her daughter Gladys, was  a visitor at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Murphy on Thursday.  An interesting debate on the question "Should or should not bachelors  be taxed" was enjoyed by the members "of South Sumas literary society  on  Wednesday evening.  Mr. Frank E. Loveday, agricultural instructor sent out by the government, was in Huntingdon at the beginning of the'week, giving oral and  practical'demonstration iii fruit pack  ing at the schoolhouse.  sought to turn the eyes of the masses   to   the   light   while   the   Liberal  candle is still burning,  was not revealed at the session here, but at any  rate John Oliver scored quite a success   from   a  campaigning  point   of  0view."   He   had   his  subject  well   in  hand,   he  spoke     with     earnestness  and unusual power, and he made a  distinct impression for good or bad  just as you  take  it,  upon his  audience.���������Penticton. Herald.    ,  MEETINGS'IN   FRASER     VALLEY  The death took place at Sumas  City on Wednesday of Mrs. Eyerley,  a-lady well known to many people i  in Huntingdon and outside places, all  of whom will regret to hear of her  demise.  Many of the local ranchers and  townspeople are busy putting in the  seed at their ranches and gardens.  The-extreme mildness of the weather  has enabled considerable progress to  be made in this direction.  ,Mrs. H. N. Frith who has been staying as a guest cf Mr. and Mrs. F.  Yorke. returned home Saturday. This  week several ladies of Huntingdon  met Mrs. Frith at her hostess's home  to bid her farewell.  It,..,is understood that Mr.. F. W.  Kickbush has purchased Mr. Hall's  place and of course farming for a  bachelor is quite out of date nowadays���������not that this paper is trying  to accuse Mr. Kickbush of taking a  fatal step and say that tho wedding bolls are going f-o. ring fo*r  F. W., but it will be aw������u^93SS32ie  out there alone.     ^  ^���������J9E3TOLIVER SAYS B.  C.  IS   IN  BAD   HANDS  Will   Be   Held   for   the   Purpose   of  ���������     Discussing Marketing" , Problems  Of the Mainland  Commencing March   1, a scries of  meetings for the  discussion of    the  marketing  problems     of  the- Lowor  Mainland   will   be   held   throughout  the   Fraser   Valley.       The  schedule  has been arranged by the Provincial  department of Agriculture, this educational feature being under the direction  of  Mr.   R.   M." Winslow,   provincial   horticulturist,   whose   duties  have been enlarged to cover the cooperative     marketing       movements  which 'the   Agricultural   Department  has  been   encouraging.    The  Valley  meetings will be addressed by Mr. R.  C.  Abbott on behalf of the Department, and Mr. Winslow will speak at  the annual  meeting  of  the    Fraser  Valley Development League,    which-  will  be  held in  this city on Friday  afternoon March 12.  The place and date of "the meetings  are as follow,s:  Abbotsford, March 1  S p.m.; Mt. Lehman, March 2, 2 p.m.  Matsqui, March 2,  8  p.  m.;* Agassiz  March  3; 8 p. m., at regular spring  Institute meeting;  Murrayville, Mar.  4, 2 p. m.; Hammond, March 8, 2 p. I  m.;   Haney March  8,  8  p. m. at ro-j  gular institute meeting; Hatzic, Mar. j  9,. 2   p.  m. at special   .horticultural)  meeting;   Huntingdon,   March   10,   2j  p. m.;  Chilliwack, March 10, 8 p.m. j  at  special     horticulturist    meeting;  Strawberry Hill, March 11, 2 p. m.;  Fort Langley, March 11, 8 p. m. Pitt  Meadows, March 15, 7:30 p.m. Whon  nock, March 16, 8-p. rn.;_Qlovpr-dale  Marcli.r-17-3'-p.irx. Alder grove, March  Tp' m.; Central Park, March 19, 8 ,  p. rii.;   St.  Elmo,  March  22,  2  p.m  .   .       Who-Owns the Air?  NOTICE.,  ..   .    N.301 3-14  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRI-  ISH COLUMBIA  lietweeri .  GEORGE RICHARD NELSON  Plaintiff  And  FRED JJ. ROWEN  Defendant  To Fred H Bowen,   ' f  Sometime of Hazelmere, B. C.  j  , TAKE :NOTICE that-on the 10th.  day of Nevember, ,1914, a writ of  summons was issued .in the above action by the above , named plaintiff  which claimed (a) judgment against  you for the sum of $500.00 principal  and $28.35 interest on the sum of  $500.00 from the 13th February,  1914, to 1st November, 1914, at  eight .per cent, per annum, making  together the sum of- $528.35, and further interest on the sum" of $500.00  at 8 per cent! per annum till payment  or judgment,  upon a  covenant contained in a certain agreement for salo  and purchase dated the 13th day of  February   1914,  made  between    the  plaintiff as vendor," and the defendant  as purchaser, for the sale and    purchase  of  the North,   Easterly    Ten  acres of the North    Half    of South  East   Quarter of  Section  20,  Township  7, Municipality of .Surrey, New  Westminster District;  and in default  of payment:  (b) That an account bo  taken of what is duo to the plaintiff  by you for principal     interest    and  costs under the said agreement, and  in default thereof that you be fore-  closed of all interest in the lands referred to in tho aforesaid agreement  of'sale;   (c) a declaration that    the  plaintiff is entitled to possession    of  the said lands;   (d) the costs of this  Good Morning  We Are Introducing  American Silk  American . Cashmere ..'.  American  Cotton-Lisle ;���������  action; (e) a Lis Pendens.  AND FURTHER -TAKE NOTICE  that by order dated the 10th December, 1914, it was ordered that the  publication by advertisement in this  form of- the said writ of summons  and of the said order in all issues of  the newspaper published in Abbotsford, B. C, known as' the "Abbotsford Post" for two successive weeks  should be deemed good service of the  said writ of summons upon you.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE  that in default of your causing an appearance being entered for you at the  ofllce of .the District Registrar of this  Court at the Court-House, Vancouver  B. C, within eight days after the last  of such advertisements, the plaintiff  may proceed in said action and judgment may be given in your absence.  Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 2S  day of December, 1914.  A. F. R. MacINTOSH  Plaintiff's Solicitor  122 Hastings St. W.  '���������-������������������' Vancouver, B. C'  via   Wat  ^f tries oiTierars  is  Again  Snuffing ihe Battle from Afar  Imagine a full, weatherbeaten,  kindly, old facel atop a-thickset frame  in baggy clothes. Listen to a deep  earnest voice declaiming in rolling  fashion, and utterly ignoring its own  ers occasional slips from the high  plane of the King's English.  Cultivate a notion that the Conservative government lias dropped  British Columbia into the bottomless pit. (  Then you have John Oliver, Honest John, famed in farm cart and  cartoon, veteran of many a hot fight  in Delta riding, to be in the thick  of which he-left his milking and his  ploughing for weeks and months at  a time,  "Honest John visited Penticton last  week and spoke to a big audience in  Steward's Hall.' He was not so vehement as is his wont when he rips  into the government haystack, sleeves rolled up and pitchfork in hand  But he told a vivid, albeit a doleful  story to his hearers, and most of  them must have tossed on a sleepless  couch that night thinking of the sins  the Conservatives have sinned.   -  Whether he expected an early election or_not, whether    he    simply  ���������' The long distance telephone is now  installed at Salmon Arm  (so we are,  informed by a correspondent)  and a;  few trials were made over it by the'  engineer in charge who found every  thing   satisfactory.    Everything     is  not satisfactory now, because it is reported that officials of the C. P. R.  cut the wires, and now residents'in  that district are wondering if the C.  P. R. are going to lay claim to the  air as well as the land.���������Chase Tribune.  Miss Gertrude Nicol formerly of  Merritt has joined the Russian Red  Cross.  The Merritt Herald says the appearance of the robin is "a good/sign  of spring"-and that the first robin  has appeared in the coal mining town  For the first rtime in 49 years the  moon will not be full this month,  but promises according to the almanac to not do it again this year.  From $15 to $50 per acre some  of the land along the P. G. E. at  Atwbod Creek can be brought under  cultivation  it  is  said.  W. M. Jacobi of Salmon Arm was  married to Miss Elsa Mumme who  left Germany on January 15th last."  Percy Godenrath, a well known  newspaper editor of this province,  is off to the front.  /������  4 dozen White  Leghorn   Pullets,   laying  and   in   fine  condition.   'A.first class lot.    Price only $8 per doz.  Alex Mains, Abbotsford, B. C  S  .They have st;od the^-test. Give  real,foot comfqr:t-. Ne/('seams to  rip. Never become logse or-bagrj  gy.    The. shape is knit in���������not.  pressed in.  GUARANTEED .for fineness  style, superiority of". material  and workmanship. Absolutelyl  stainless. Will wear;'6 months  without holes, or neAv 'ones free  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to evryone sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal note, to cover advertising and . shipping  charges, we will send post-paid  with written guarantee, backed  by a five million dollar company,   either'  3 pairs of our 75c. value  American Silk Hosiery,  or 4 pairs of our 50c value  American Cashmere. Hosiery,  or 4 pairs of our 50c A.-ilue.  American Cotton-Lisle' Hosiery  or 0 pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give the color, size, and  whether Ladies' or Gent's hosiery is desired.  DON'T DELAY���������Offffer expires when a dealer in your locality is selected.  The International Hosiery Co.  P. O. Box .244.  DAYTON, OHIO, U. S. A.  IgffiMwi^HMwaMtw.aMiiUtt  '"Purity Flour" still Advancing in Price  Get in your stock NOW and save money.  Why kill your wife in the kitchen when you can buy Bread  at the Abbotsford Bakery at 5 Cents a loaf?  ALBERT LEE, GROCER AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C.  Alexandria Cafe  HUNTINGDON  Opposite B. C. E. R. Depot  Now Open Under  New Management  Proprietress     .  MRS. JULIA CORBIN ' "  Cafe open 6  a.m.  to 8 p.m.  Please give us  a call  High class Meal���������Quick Sex'V-  ice..  LIQUOR ACT,  1910  (Section  35)  NOTICE  is  hereby  given  that on  the 15th day of February next, application will be made to tho Superin  mises .known as The Royal Hotel situate at Huntingdon, B. C, upon the  lands described as Lots 29, 30, 31 and  32,.Block 27, Huntingdon Townsite.  Dated 'this 3rd day of Jaunary  1913.  ������������������ J. B.  SIMPSON, Applicant,  grant of a licenso for the sale of liquor by retail in and upon the pre-  SUMAS SCHOOL BOARD  FIREWOOD  TENDERS are hereby called for  the delivery of THIRTY CORDS  of split maple, alder or birch, in four  foot lengths, to the. Huntingdon  School.  Wood to be cut this spring and to  be delivered  dry,  by July 1st;  payment to be made on delivery.  /TENDERS to be in hands of Secretary by March  3rd. 1915.  , J. W. WINSO'N, Secretary.  CHARLEY'S POOL ROOM  AND BARBER SHOP  Huntingdon  Go  With   The   Bunch  Don't believe mo but come any night  and  see where  tho  bunch  is  2  New Tables Just' Added  tendent of Provincial. Police for the I Laundry Agency in Connection  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  ,    all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  ^!  awBtfan Jmiimii'  JBBnast.  lip T^Tm?  IAINTING* PROTECTS  YOUR HOUSE!  It's the repeated changes from heat to cold,  from dampness to drought, from rain to  snow, that makes wood rot and crumble  and eventually turn to dust.   -  To preserve your house INDEFINITELY  from the elements, you ought to paint it at  regular intervals with.  *  Bapco Pure Paint  ��������� It covers your house with an' impener  'trable coating of PUREST white lead, Unseed oil and zinc, and shuts out the destructive elements for years to come. .  We sell and recommend BAPCO Pure  Paint to our customers, because we have  their best interests at heart.  ������ '  Mission Hardware Co.  Mission City, B. C. '  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  .exantina  Farmers' and^Travelers  trade solicited  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B  C.  t'     "- iPt*������������������ST���������?*"!.'*. M*f,"i������WfV  N  far--"*  7J7"T-"f  *        ". ���������. ./*

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