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 tJGjgpmmewswBm  wittnmmamfifma  inn !���������������������������������������������<��������� mil mi mwii  "icto;  ���������*xo^  c^  ���������>r>v.  rv^v-T  {e?t  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  -j������i^j.i~  v  Pol. XVII., No. 9.  ABBOTSFORD, B, C.   FRIDAY,.-  JAN. 10, 1919  /  8    . $1.00 per Year  UE  ?���������  HAS the Reputation Tor giving its customers the very  best workmanship and a. first-class service. We lead and  others follow. Those who have dealt with us claim that  our expert mechanic, Frank Brown, is the right man in  the right place.  We have added GASOLINE, TIRES and OILS to our  full line of Ford parts/  See the K. K. Auto Repair expert when you have any  car troubles.  Seven passenger Cadillac FOR HIRE.  Farmers' Phone���������One short, one long, one short  1$. C. Long Distance���������36. 11) M���������Residence Phone  FROM THE FRONT  MACHFJ/L-SIDXEY  At I lib residence;-, of the groom's  parents on Moiida.f last IWr. Roy  Macliell nncl Miss, Edith Sidney,., of  Vancouver, wore united in marriage  by (.lie- Rov. C. McDIannid, of Mission  City. Only immediate friends wero  present!  MAPIJM ItlltOM COUNCIL  MCUSS   IMPORTANT   MATTERS  HOLD ANNUAL MEETING  (From the  Fruscr Valley Record)  Sergt. Charlie Stokes writes home  to his mother in a letter dated Dec.  3rd that he had at that time reached  Germany. He is one of the head  party who goes Lo arrange for the  coming of the Allies���������so they will  have some place to sleep. He is well  and says .the Germans; seem - quite  pleasant but.may.not be".as friendly  as they appear.  Pte. Dud Bryant, in writing home  from Qourcelles,Belgium,says in part  "When I wrote last we were out on  a twelve days' rest at Rock, a small  mining town, although it was deserted as the Huns had blown down the  pit head and machinery and took the  civil  population   back    with     them.  While here 1  was over  to hte  city  of Bouchecourt, two kilometers from  there.    There are no miles here, everything is a-kilometer (1094) yards.  The 57th Battalion was billeted there  and I met Roy Solloway and Harry  McTaggart, two Mission beys.' When  we. left  St.  Rock for the  front line  we passed through several small cities  and   later   arrived  at  Denain,  a  large city the size of New Westminster.    Hero the people that did not  go back with the Huns hid themselves in the cellars.    On reaching the  outskirts   our   band   struck   up   the  f,)       Marccllaise,  and we ' were soon followed by all the old men, women and  children, singing and waving French  flags,  the    women    running    along  pouring   out   hot  coffee,   fresh   milk  and beer as we passed along.      The  battalion  was  billeted in the centre  of the city in'a large college building  previously  used   by   the   Huns   as  a  hospital, and supplied with beds and  mattresses.    We then    marched    to  Valenciennes, this is about as large  as Vancouver,  with   large    factories  and coal mines.      We were billeted  here in a large    barracks    housing  7,000 men.    The 27th,    28th,    29th  rnd  31st Battalions were also  hove  and the Canadian    Field    Artillery  Tr.e second day 1 was here I went over to another part of the city whore  the 47th  Battalion was  billeted     to  Capt.   Jack  Quine,   but  he  had  I also went where    the    72nd.  :���������. billeted to see Archie Lampanl,  found when I got there that to  had got a nice "blight" in thD arm at  the Cam bra 1 h-ght and had been cent  to one of tho hospitals in England.  On cur rrrival at the city of La B"U-  vir-r everything was decorated    witn  the flags of the Allies and large signs  across the street. "Hur, hur, hurrah  Canada, unconquerable." "Honor our  Liberatore."   "Welcome  our  Allies."  We were cheered by the people who  lined the streets, women running after us with pitchers of beer and glasses, coffee and milk. They threw open  their  houses   to   us  and   that   night  there was a  dance in every house,  Crowda of women and girls marching  along the streets, arm in arm with  the goldiers, ten abreast,    with    all  kinds of accordians, all singing the  "Marsellaise"   and   we  all   had   tho  best beds in the houses, all feather  beds, the kind you lay in and sink  down a foot and a half, quite a treat  gee  left,  v-ei'i  but  for us.    It was pitiful to hear them  tell  of the hardghips they had endured'and.the treatment they had received from the Huns during the four  years occupation.      While' we were  on the march a sergeant of one of the  field batteries came running down the  road "with a paper which he gave to  our C. O. and he read it to us, it ran:  "Hostilities ceased.    No guns to be  fire'd after., 11 a. m."    When the news-  was "read "out"there was    a    lot    of  cheering and rejoicing.    We camped  at St. Syphouen for six days- During  our stay we had a route march to see  the  city  of     Mons, ' and     marched  through the principal streets,    it    is  much larger than Vancouver.      The  next day 1 was one of sixty that was  picked out of' the battalion for the  guard of honor for the reception at  Mons in honor of the arrival of King  Albert of Belgium.    Each Canadian  battalion and Imperial battalion had  a guard of honor-there.    We marched past the large platform where the  king took the salute, so I guess    1  will be in the movies again as there  were dozens moving picture camera  men all turning as we passed by amid  the cheers of the people. After our  six days' stay we left in the morning  and.   after  passing   through   several  small towns we arived at noon at the  city of Haines  St.  Pierrie. Here  we  got a great reception from the cheering people. The city officials gave the  officers a reception in the afternoon,  and the city band    was out in the  large square in front of the city hall.  We were all dancing on the square.  We  stopped  there  three  days.   The  people .went, crazy  over  us and  all  threw their    homes open.    Another  fellow and myself were billeted in a  large house belonging to a wholesale  wine merchant by the name of Leroy.  It was a handsome    home,    a large  swell place, and we had everything  we wanted. He could not do enough  for us. All his stock of liquors and  wines wero taken away by the Huns.  To give you an idea of the place to  enter the place you passed through  two large swinging doors, the same  with every room;  each window was  practically two  large    glass    doors  which opened out into small balcony.  The floors wero all inlaid with polished tile and finished off with hardwood  and heavy drapery/     He would not  let us go down to where our Hold kitchen was for our meals, but wo had  to stuy at his place and eat.      He  'had an elegant dining room and parlor,  a swell  grand  piano.    Off   the  kitchen thero was a-'largo garden all  in   glass.    It  was  not a  hot house,  a kind of summer garden or tea gar-  dons.    We slept in a large brass feather, bed with over hanging curtains  over it.    There was only his wife and  a little girl about ten or twelve years  old. They wanted us to stay a month  with them.    Our brass band gave a  concert every afternoon in front of  the city hall.      I sure would of liked  to stay there a month.      We left at  10:30 a. m. and arrived at Courcelles  We have been here a couple of days  already.    There are rumors in the air  that the Canadian corps are going into Germany.    Your daily papers back  there will know more about it than  we do.    I am writing this letter sit-  The Hatzic Fruitgrowers' Association held a meeting in the Hatzic  Hall on Tuesday evening with a good  attendance.  The following directors were appointed. W.' J. , Manson, Robert  Knight, J. G. Vosburgh, W. H- Noble  T. Catherwood, w; C. Bell and Geo.  Moody. ���������       I-  The question of .the increased express rates, which is in some cases  three times that of, last year, came up  for discussion and-a resolution of  protest was passed, a copy of which  is to be ent to all the Boards of Trade  on the prairie and B. C. by the secretary.  The secretary was instructed to  write to the Markets Commisisoner,  J. A. Grant asking"him to try and  hold a meeting at Hatzic on the 15th  at 2:30 p.m., and;if. he could not  do ,so on that date to arrange for a  date- suitable" to  him.  The price of Strawberries and of  Raspberries'was set to be not" less  than $4.25 per crate, -  \It  developed at. the meeting that  the .fruit growers on'the Island have  sold  their starawbe'mesvto different-  firms and that the rate is 16^.'  The meeing was one of the best  ever held by the asociation.  Last week a mistake occurred in  the advertisement of Mr. Whitchelo,  saying he was holding a "closing put  sale". It should have been a "Cleaning up sale". However he reports  business good and his store is full of  smiling customers all times of the  day. He has many bargains those  days. Be sure you take advantage  of them.  Read his adv. this week and watch  out for a bigger adv.  next week.  Mision City's Basket Ball team are  looking  for  a  match   with   the  Abbotsford boys.  ting at a mahogany table in a lazy  back chair in front of a large marble  fire place.      The thing that   amuses  me is to see all the people running  around the streets wearing those heavy wooden  Dutch  clogs.     When the  Huns first invaded this country they  took all the brass and copper fittings  they could lay their hands on.      A  lot of people hid theirs and now when  you pas every house all the windows  are full of polished brass even clown  to copper kettles showing that he did  not get it all. During our inarch from  town to town we are continually running into small bands of refugees of  men, women and children whom   tlie  Huns took back  with  litem.       They'  are  returning to  their homes,  soni2  with packs on their    backs,    others  with wheel barrows, others with cow:;  hitched  up to  their wagons.    There  is one continual stream of rul'ugooa.  You should hear Davcy Tindall,    the  Max Freed's Scotchman tear off the  French language." il.u.speaks it as well  as ho does the English.    The farming parts of tho country wc arc now  going through, the: Huns did not have  time to take back the chickens, sheep  and cattle of the farmers.    The ���������wo-,  men folks here cannot make out what  our bag pipe band is dressed In kilts  for   and   they  follow   us   for, miles.  They cannot make out "Rastus '    a  big nigger who is in the 28th Battalion.    All the It ids in tho country are  chasing after  him  by  the hundredf.  He  is  a great singer and   comedian  .aid black as the ace of spades.    All  they lave to du to draw a crowd is  to get a few shots cf cognac miner  his belt and get him sinSinS on the  corner of a street and you will soon  see a crowd gather.    After we    had  been in each city half an hour all the  women  and   kids  were wearing our  maple  leaf  badges    and     "Canada  shoulder badges. One could not very  v/ell  refuse, to give  them to  them.  As this letter reaches you by Christ-  mag,'wishing all a merry.Christmas.  The last regular meeting of the  1918 elected Municipal Council -was  I'.ehlat Haney in the Municipal Hall  on   Saturday.  The first business was to Btraigh-  ujn out a tangle as to whom the council  meant to  donate the  $250  voted  for Uie Red fjross    Society    seeing  there were two auxiliaries in the municipality.    It appeared that tho request came from the Haney; aroriliary  and the grant was madeto'tKe other,  the Maple "Ridge auxiliary.    The be-  jwildered council had thought    they  i were  synonymous.    ' There- "was  no  I doubt, however, as to their Intention  i and that was to contribute to the Red  Cross drive in the whole municipality  and not to prefer one section to an-  oth.      They solved the difficulty by  dividing  the  infant,  a  la  Solomon,  ?125 to each.  A communication from the newly-,  consituted body, the Maple Ridge Returned Soldier' Settlement Organization, and a copy of the minutes of  the first meeting, was submitted and  discussed. The discussion concentrated upon the cement paved road  from New Westminster to .Mission  proposal.  Councillor Ewing said that in a  conversation with Reeve Catherwood  he learned that Mission would probably be strongly in favor of it and  join Maple Ridge in advancing' the  scheme.  Reeve Ansell pointed out that any  money bylaw to raise the suggested  20 to 30 per cent, contribution towards its cost through the municipal-.  ity:\vouldfhaveto be appro/red by the  ratepayers. To do t hat the council  must have a petition signed by 51  per cent, of the ratepayers for the  submission of the bylaw and a three-  fifths majority in favor to carry it.  Councillor Lilley���������I am satisfied  in my mind they,never will approve.  Councillor Sproule was not so  sure. As Coun. Dale had pointed out  the people had never been faced before with a situation- such as existed  at  present.  Councillor Ewing���������It is argued, I  know, that we may be taxed out of  existence, yet it should , be..remembered that unless the war had been  won, and It was won by the soldiers,  we would have no lands to tax. We  must be prepared to stand.a little  hardship.  Finally the Reeve, Couns. Ewing  and Dale were appointed to attend  any meeting called by the new organization to consider the scheme. ,  As a legacy to their' successors,  the council recommended that they  take up the matter of a drain at  the end and back of Callaghan street  and that a lot be purchased to put  Mr. Davie's house on in place of the  land washed away by municipal ditches.  PERSONALS  Mrs. Alanson and Emily returned  to  Vancouver Friday afternoon  la$t  after a few days visit with Mrs. King -  Miss Jean returned oil Sunday after  a week with Eleanor Lovcrlar.  The Misses Stocdo returned on  Monday after a visit to Wliilo Rock.  Miss Clippard and Miss Hill went  to Vancouver on Mouday.- Mies  Clippard returned Tuesday ovening.  Mrs. Ware's friend Mrs. McTaggart has been with her for a few days  Mrs. Pickens has moved to Vancouver. Clarice, Charlie and Rcberf.  Trethewey are staying with her and  attending school. Miss Trethewey  resigned from her school in Edmonton and is now at home again.  Mrs.  P. R.  Edwards returned    to  Vancouver o n Friday evening a'fter  a twelve days' visit with her parents.  Miss Nicholson spent New .Year in  Chilliwack.  Quite a number of Abbotsford boys  attended dance in Chilliwack New  Year's night.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sutherby of  Ladner have been visiting in Abbotsford for a few days.  Mr. and Mrs. Copeland have been  visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wilson.  ' Mr. and Mrs. .Bobby Shortreed left  on Sunday for their home.  There was a mistake in last fsslro  about Miss Urquhart resingulng. It  was Miss Graham who resigned. Miss  Uurquhart has been eick but expects  to come to her school on Monday. ,  Mies Slmlett'has been sick and has  not been able to take charge of her  school yet.  Miss Gillen has resigned and Miss  LaxtoiT'has"taken" hei place " while ������������������  Miss Gillen has taken Mies Graham's  room.  Mrs. Baxter who has been ailing  for several years, passed away on  Tuesday night.  Mr. and Mrs. Ray of Vancouver  spent a day with their son Mr. F. J.  R. Whitchelo.  Miss Eleanor Lovodar returned to  Vancouver on Saturday to , attend  school.  Rev. Mr. Robertson will- give a lecture on "Bobby Burns" so k,eep the  night open, Monday the 27th.,  Dr. Robinson and Miss Irvin left  on Thursday morning for South Vancouver where they will conduct meet-  ings. They wero to have gone to  Victoria but all public meetings are  forbidden there for the present.  The young ladies of Abbotsford  should not become excited over the  announcement of the American government has a tremendous surplus of  powder to get rid Of. The kind of  powder the government has is gun-  powdor  Red Charlie Sumner's advertisement In this issue. Besides being in  good company alongside Sparrow ho  Is making money in the butcher business and has a smile these days as  big aa. the indemnity Germany will  have to pay to the Allies. He will  shortly move into his new .butcher  shop whre he expects to meet his  customers with that millionaire dollar smile every minute of the day.  Pto Harry RouthJer. formerly of  Mission City, returned from the front,  on Monday morning and spent part  of the day here. He looks well and  has grown a lot. Ho spent: olevon  months at the front and was sent, to  Blighty once wounded.  Our Sale started off with a troroondous rush, hut wo arc pUI! nbl'i  to offer some exceptional Bargains. Having purchased from tho Importers direct: Silks, Rugs. China,Glass, Hosiery, Underwear and am  able to'offer. theBe at prices far below wholesale.  SPECIAL LINES of Groceries each day. Fresh Ground Coffee'36c  a lb.  BOOTS and SHOES, Ladies' high grade "Canadian Lady" sold  everywhere at $7 to $9.00, Patent Gun Metal, all sizes, Laco and  Button at ,-���������. ��������������������������� *-*.9o  SALE CLOSES, JANUARY 1STH.  SAVING SALE.  THIS IS A GENUINE  ���������- ' M:-  JIM ,-1 -11.  F. J. R. WHITCHELO  Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-19707  tf PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST'  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY,  JAN.   10,   If) 10  Here is something for the man who number of children in school and in  has ideas on education to think of. j a class. Whore there are only' a few  It is only one of many such ideas that children of all ages from 6 to 1 (j  can bo produced for the merging ra-   years, gamcg in which a. group of the  thorthan the division of school children. A specialist in the city school  system for the Bureau of hktucation  in Now York says, ho says: ''  same ago may participate arc impossible. If all the schools of a community are consolidated at (he centre  of life, the children oHhe en lira com-  "City schools and rural schols have . nmnily, village children as  had their full sharo of attention during the war, but ay yet iho possible  lties of the village school have not  been sounded. He points out that  iho village is frequently the centre of  country children, may bo brought together; their vision will become wider; it will not bo the village child a-  galust the country child, if it. be understood that all belong to (ho same  all phases of the life of the people ; community, that all have the same in-  oxcept tho school life, and yet that ! forests. Before thero can be a reor-  fhe village school lms an important ' ;\ i L :,tuin or upbuiidiug of country  part to play in the life of llie nation  because there are in the United  States about 10,000 incorporated villages of less than 2.600 poulalion. Although each village has its own peculiar problems, go that it is difficult  if not impossible to make generalities isc-Jidaiion haw to be overcome accord  the school is the one intorest'that .".11 ing to tho parkular circumstances,  citizens have in common and it. is up- j out thry are by no moans insuperable  en the basis of this common interest jA  village in one state has nine ouc-  erssaaoasxTfssB  tXaaazMSXZOKXBLESH  Wait Until t  siswers or im  A  ator  Reports  life the villager and the country man  must, co-operate. - Tho way to begin  to co-operate is to think together. One  school for the entire community will  bring about ccmYjunity thinking.  "The practical difficulties   of    con-  that this    New    York    educationist  would'builci a community centre.  "Country children should have the  advantages accruing from, ascociating  room 'schools within a radius of two  and one-half milcg of the village, and  all in the same township. No doubt,  there are many other   -cases  with a large number of children. The   consolidation would be easily possible;  to the great advantage of the whole  population."  TAX SALI-J  LOTS AilE SO Li)  PORT COQUITLAM  The St. Andrews Church Sunday  school pupils had a delightful ovening  in tho church on Thursday ovening  Tea with cake and a, concert. io  .follow were all enjoyed but perhaps  (ho most a in luring and entertaining  was the spelling contest. Some surprising "tails" were witnessed over  the simple word razor1, even young  men aspiring to its use, permuted in  the insertion of an "i" until -"Mrs.  Cameron, following the; Scriptures  plucked the o(Tonding vowel oui. Mrs.  Cameron ultimately provi I the longest slujur.  ������-.on;u well-known faces hive i-2 ::p-  uud  tin '  Very often ;i subscriber will call n number mid,  if nn almost iiishuiiuiseouK connection is not established, will bans up and try again  la'Jer.     l!o feels  <ha<. minuies have elapsed while,  in  reality, it has  been but n feu seconds.  ��������� This h;iit<.',in^ up of your telephone receiver moans  that yonr {.hnc and the time ami labor of the operator' has been warded. If (he called party comes on  J he Ifue, iho operator hns'lo explain.  Remaining m your teiCjoiouc until yon get a report or t!)c called party answers means the saving  in the time and ed'orl of three parties.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE' Co.  Limited  ,UKj.MuiaiikUJtuat!������Kimtaajtu���������^vii^wsxxmaiKKfSSB!i  5s  bibs!! m ������  > JL  lack of life in many of tho one-teacher schools is due-partly to the small  PORT COQUITLAM  A vigorous protest, will be made  against the inclusion of Port'Ccqitit-  lam in the Mosquito Control Bill and  the allotment .of 5 per cent of the  initial cost to ,the city. Mayer and  Aldermen recognized ihe' expediency  'of such a scheme for mosquito-ridden  districts but they contended they  were only affected indirectlyl and not  so much as New -Westminster and I  Vancouver���������large trading centres.  They had "never received any notification.of the bill or the convention  or anything whatsoever in connection  with  the project and  they we're ,in-  .Three tax sale properties were sold  by the council on Wednesday evening  January. Cth,���������two lots to Harry (J.'  White for .*? I 3G.-1 S and one to Mr. J.  F.. Winters for -tV3r>..7Ci. An offer o!  Jj;J 0.20 and. ?i (1.G2 Cor .two others,  respectively, was declined. The council entertained no doubt of their ultimate redemption by tho delinquent  taxpayer, on account of there boin?  a house on each, but thought that  in the remote contingency of their  not being so redeemed, the municipality might as well reap any benefit.  The bylaw for the reduction of the  aldermen in the council from.five to  dignant at the arbitrary action <Jt' i Lliree failed fit tho third stage. InLro-  tkooo at tho bottom of the scheme..Uuccd hy -Alderman Lobb and pass-  Chilhwack city's attitude was quoted , inA- ,he Jinjt aiul S0Cond stages, it was  cynically. All their information was icft over until tho last meeting of  gathered from tho newspaper reports. liie council for the third reading and  Tho city ratepayers will be con-1 Alderman Ga.lerj .^though favoring it  voned on Friday the 10th of January jrefused"io-second it and rush it  in (.ho city hall when the annual re-J trough JU- the last.- The other couu-  port and explanations of the limuicial. i cji|ors counselled Us being left to tlu-  incoming council.  position-of the city will bo made and  other matters discussed!  Ex-Alderman Langan who has been  vigorously bombarding the council  for some past by the  formal letters  to tho corporation and private letleis       A well-attended meeting of the" re-  to the clerk and aldermen,, will then > sidents intercs'te'd in the movemet 'c  Maple iudae  have the opportunity of his existence  establish a rural mail delivery in tho  His opinions of.   the   council -and   municipality was held in the Municip-  their disqualifications make spin}  reading, yet the council have not taken any serious notice of tho gentleman but filed the public letters. No  doubt there will bo sonic allusion to  al  Hall on Friday evening. Mr. F. 11  S.tacey, M.  and Mr. C. E. Tisdali  where   Pt-ared in the city, the a rmsti'v  | read iiisiment     following    pj/iiKmut,  their  return   to   their     old     hiuu-:'.  ' "oiicl."   Glasgow   ;.nd   Iier'��������� .lohimron  aie the latest.  The Pacilic Construction Company  has donated a handsome table to the  U. W. W. A. club rooms which it is  hoped will be ready for occupation  shortly. Mr. I-I. P. Simpson, manager, has also given a substantial subscription towards the furnishings.  Mr. 15. W. Bigclow. city solicitor,  along with Colonel C. E. Doherty, A.  'D. M. S. were appointed delegates to  the local G. \V. W. A. to the convention in Vancouver en Saturday.  Lieutenant, now Mr. Arthur Mars  makes his bow to the ratepayers as  a mayoralty candidate tomorrow  night in the city hall.  Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Smith, were  presented with a silver community-  set last Saturday night by the friends  who regret extremely the departure  to Vancouver of a highly respected  couple. Mr. Smith has been promoted to Vancouver. lie has been eloc-  trician for the C. P. R. here for five  years and took a great interest in the  public, social and athletic life of the  city. Mr. and Mrs. Smith must have  blushed at the "British Columbian"-  heading to the presentation function  "silver wedding". They cannot be  over 25 years of ags, it Mrs. Smith  has reached that age.'  "Flu" has closed one of our schools  again���������the James Park institution in  the north side of the city.  There ought to be a lively meeting  of the ratepayers tomorrow night if  ex-Aid. Langan turns up. That gentleman has been crucifying in episfl-  addressed   the   meeting.    The   latter  dilated   upon   the  advantages   which 1 ory form Ulc Preseiu mayor and some  would  follow  the installation of tho!01' tllG aldermen for their civic mis-  tho paper campaign and it is hoped j delivery and explained the propossd ! deods- Although the worthy ex-Al-  Mr. Langan. will be nresent. The men! scheme. The meeting was favorably i German leaves their ultimate fate to  with "bran" for brains���������qrio of his ; impressed and after discussion a com- itlie Lord' he &ives them verbal Hades  designations of the'august; aldermen I mitteo was appointed'to carry out the   1U tllis terrestrial sphere.  would liko. nothing better they say.  The election for mayorship aspirants are -the present La'ayor Keith  and Mr. Arthur Mars, a returned aol-  dior and well known citizen. Aid.'  Campbell resigned sometime ago and  is not likely to seek re-election; 'Aid.  Welcher has expressed his determination not to stand again: Aid. Hawthorne has, plainly signified he will  not he the cause of a contest, but if  no qualified person comes forward '->  fill the vacancies he will not see ; j:i  city stuck.'Aid. Galer is i":i-'h i;i Lin  some position. A Id. Lf '. b :-.<,':��������� ������������������  frankly his intention' to seek re-election.  GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  preliminary steps of procedure csseii-  JI ial ��������� to-approaching    the    Doniiniou  Government on the subject.  As a consequence of a conference  AX IMPORTANT MKETIXG  There was a meeting    of    several  at Haney an organization adopting ; prominent valley men at Port Coquit-  the nafno of the Maple iiidge Ileturn- I lain on Wednesday forenoon when  cd Soldiers' Settlement Committee,- ' the inevitable association was formed  has been formed with Mr. G. O. Buch-i���������space forbids its name���������bu<. tne  anan, chairman and Lieut.- \Y. A. '. object is a laudable one���������the con-  Robertson secretary. 'struction of a hard surface road  The esteem in which Mr. Matthew j from Mission to Vancouver via Port  Davie is hold was manifested by the ' Moody and to New Westminster,  billing and forthcoming to the call ,o Money is the desideratum and the-  ;:jd rv Lhu removal of his.house fro.n two governments will be communi-  a j.-iiious io a .safe slto. The peiilcated with on the subject. Not only  was  caused   by  a  landslide  through j will ample work be provided for the  i municipal   ablebodied returned soldier    but    a  volunteers  wero  Messrs I valuable permanent assst secured f)  Adair,   who     sniporintcndod     the   the Province. It will open up a splendid stretch of country induce settlers  of   a   desirable   class   to   go   on   the  "Papa's  Diapepsin" makes  sick, sour,  gassy otomachs surely feel fine  in five minutes.  j *  i *  i the excavating ag:;i:cy o  ! ditch.    The  !"J  [work;   Councillor U.   McArthur, Tom  j Paferson, Rev. ({. U. l-'indlay. W. Mo-  rnlnsli. W. Gicruv.c-i!. T. II. Craij-, , |ilIU| ami cultivato it and facilitate  ��������� 11 lit her and son) !.. C.-h'r.yw-r find It. ' intercourse between tho rural dis-  | Kc:i������!rif.!k. j trial's   and   the   cities   of   Vancouver  i.J/on:ild J. McFarlano. son of the inn-  tn,(1 Nuw Wustniinstor..   Markets will  ���������������-*-*^~, ^/'  gtfe  Fniiiiiii  Oxy-Acetylene-  ��������� =  Veiaing  Our up-to-date Machine Shop  and Welding Plant gives us the  advantage of making difficult repairs on the premises, saving you  the expense and delay by sending  to town. We weld metals of all  kinds. Bring your broken machinery to us, we will save you  money.  Our stock of Ford parts and accessories is large. We also sell  Chrcvolct and Gray Dort gaskets,  Fan  Bells, etc.  When your car goes wrong.  Don't Avalk. Ring up Mission  Garage.  Km-WAIR AT ALL TIMES  Windebank  LJlk.,      Mision City  ������iih  ';<ii|;3'?!;Mjs|jlj!  Pou n is,;;  ���������a   hnn'p  ni  If what you just p.tc  your atomncji cr lie.i li  load, or you bch-h .-.a* and ernctati:  sour, iiinligc'stcu food, or have a- f^cluj;;  of diiis'timss, licitrtburn, iiilJn<n.,-,3, nausc-i,  bad   t;isfa   in  nifnith   and HConi;ic!i-li(.'r:(i-  inicip.'il cloi.'k,;ln-s rotnn.ied from acl-  ; Ivri.' soryico. and .i>ponl'. the is:ov/ ''���������������;> ir  ,ri   with ills parents.���������     Young-.-McFav!-{:.f,:  p.oho, vou"cii:i "<.-���������  r  n,  :< r. i n \': v  in  llvo  ���������l-vb r.i  rnirmt*'''  .'n-r f..  j ;t.tji  was a rnachi'iie-guimer, was wounded  'with'splintered shell and suffered severely from, trench--fever.  Besides the election of a now council, the filling up of two vacancies on  fhe-'SohooI Board-"and- one in the Police Commission/fall to'the voters on  Monday, the 12th or the following  Saturday, should.'there.be a" poll. The  school trustees retiring are ''H. Purdy  and F. E. Pullen and the police commissioner, Councillor Lilley.  j bo eat-y of access and everyone will  j benefit. The new association will  i call a meeting at Vancouver of all interested in the project as soon as the  government nave signified anything  to act upon. The chairman elected  is G. O. Buchanan arid the secretary  .pro tern Lt. W. A. Robertson. Others  present were Mayor Keith, Alderman  Lobb and Mr. Donald'. "Maclean of  Port/ Coiiuitlam, Reeve' Catherwood  of Mission, Councillor Ewing and Mr.  Nels Lougheed of Maple Rid go..  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when tho family is on an amusement jaunt.  Snpplcmcnlsry advertising includes all advertising  outside of newspaper advertising.  A. ratepayers ���������meeting was held at  Port Haney on Wednesday evening.  FOR SALE or TRADE���������Bell Org-  ,an in excellent condition. ,0. C.  Sorensen, Matsqui. B. C.  .DAS(CUT  HALL  The Robins' Basket Ball club has  ���������formed again and at'their.first workout last Eriday.sh'owed up well.. Captain Roy .Crate says that with some  good practice ho will be able to field a  team capable of- holding its own a-  gainst any team in the Erager Valley. .,.:.' ,  ��������� It is'rumored, that he Millionaire's  will field a,'team this season, also.'.if,  this be true the good citizens of Mission City will no'doubt be treated to  some.classy basket ball games in.the-.  near future.   .:.'''  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Gcnnection. Mission City  til t  ii^:'\/������������������<:������������������  invel<)f)fes  isitxng  (Sards  a  Square  THEMfi^TSEQM  Fag ������;tf mi-id"  r~ "t""*"- -���������'-������������������-tik1'ij-~������������������ ������������������  52*���������  aaa^.i^sisaCTga������aam^^  .jV*<*j������   .-4.-. ^  llaifv  iver-;  ;^|,;The|^  ���������; ;���������;; tise$ ^KiS;gO(pc!s ^iKe  :; &dver iiseoient ^is5:MS:dnTOte^:  -t^on;^  ' sincerity v:i^  ;;Tnjs,;;;pap  ^circulation:^  ^ill\;;reach:^^  ^pends; jHis;Srapsiey-Jii:|Hi^:;:o#si^  ^.���������^"���������WPtT^STSSSOT  lis of i  is  '���������-wit  van-, assortments -of <S type''and'''  ;papejr-'.that-w^^  feet and artistic Apiece of 'worlL .  sn next you see a  well executed piece of printed  ;;M&tter,?;w^  ;'3tatione^  or any of the numerous sprint-.'  ed articles, exahijne it carefully ;andryou:; ���������wlpO invariably,  :findthatit;:isAife  this  off ice. ^Th^  .Business;f\Mfeng:';Farnierr.;:and^  Fruit Grower ':alike;'?demandsv  and receives : -���������'  ^dgersil;  :'-:'.'-.:: .������������������,.':���������������������������- '���������'tt-r- ���������:,.:' -���������'.������ -"���������'���������"���������  .^.. .jeaiyfesi  Invoices  /Jfe;^  ,1  Circulars ^  ���������:MeaI::;:^;':"  Etc. Etc.  Lasts?  Mission City  m  'MM:  mm  .:V;:;.;p^.������j.  :* "&'������������������!���������  a^f^iMM.������rtiiiiliiiiiiliillili<Biiiiitfihii<iBiM*|W''M,i'*i������i PAGE SIX  THtfi ABlpffS^OHP PQ9T, ABBOTSFORD, B.  C.  \V. C. T. U. PROGRAMME 1918-19  SIMPLIFYING THE  SEARCH FOR  m*T HE MERCHANT knows' that every article in his  store is a bargain for SOMEBODY���������for somebody  who lives in his store-territory.  The real estate operator and agent know that every  piece of property on their lists is a "bargain" for SOMEONE���������for someone who lives.here, or hereabouts or comes  from the prairies.   ���������  The landlord knows that his tenantless store or office,  or house, or apartment is exactly what SOMEBODY is  looking for���������somebody who MAY live actually in the  neighborhood.  The householder, with a furnished room to rent,  knows that to SOMEONE in town it would appeal as the  prettiest "oae-room home" possible to find.  The owner of a "used but useful" article of value, no  longer personally needed, knows that, to SOMEBODY in  town the chance to buy it at a reasonable cash price  would be welcome.  For all of these people, advertising in this newspaper affords the only practical way to find their  especial "somebodies"���������to go into the crowd and  pick out, unerringly, the "right people."    ;:    ::  C. A. SUMNER, Prop.  ���������;   BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, VEAL  SALT BLACK COD EGGS,1     BUTTER  KIPPERED COD BACON,      HAMS  DRIED COD SALT    PORK  .Specialties.  BOLOGNA,    COOKED HAM PURE PORK,,- -SAUSAGE,  SEE    SUMNER  License No. 9-12923  KNTKKTAINMEXT  IX THE  METHODIST  CHURCH  (From  the Fraser Valley  Reoord)  The annual Xmas entertainment of  the Methodist Sunday school took  place in the basement of the church  en Thursday evening. The children  gathered at about 5:30 and for an  hour enjoyed -themselves in playing  games. Perhapg the, most interesting part of the programme was when  the scholars, in classes, marched up  to the front and presented gifts for  tho Turner Institute of Vancouver.  Theso gifts consisted of packages o!  tea, coffoe, rice, raisins, rolled oats,  wheat Hakes,    corn    flakes,    canned  goods, butter, eggs, vegetables, etc.,  and no doubt the Rev. A. E. Roberts will find them very useful in hig  ministrations among the poor in connection with the Institute.  Santa Claus was present to the especial delight of the Cradle Roll and  Primary Departments, each member  of which was given a bag containing  candies, nuts and oranges. After refreshments had been served the older  scholars enjoyed themselves for an  hour by playing games.  Pte. E. Jones of Hatzic came home  tliis week. , He was in France for  some time and has come through  hale and hearty.  (From Fraser Valley Record)  Aim. To upbuild and strengthen our  Nation.  , December 11th: Patriotic Day���������  "Woman's Status in Industrial Life  Following the.re-absorptlon of return  ud scldierg into civic life." (a) Employment and wages: (b) Woman as  a wage-earner.���������Mrs. Solloway and  Mrs. Munro, Jnr..   ,  Civic questions: if women proves  as. man, chould she receive an equal  wage?  ,lf woman enters on this Gqualitj  what will be the effect upon Canadian home life? ,  January 10th���������Tho home: The  Child: Fourfold development of the  child, from one to twelve years.  (a) Physical���������development of the  body; (b) Mental, development of the  mind; (c) Religious?, development of  the Soul; (d) Social, receation and  social development. Mrs. Galllford  and Mrs. Wilson. .. ('_  The mother's attitude toward the  child: (a)Teaching self-control; (b)  Teaching obedience from lovo; (c)  Holding trust and confidence.��������� Mrs.  Munro, Sr. and Mrs. Bidnall.  Civic Question: Who is the lawful  guardian of the child?  February 19th���������Francis Willard  (Missionary) Day.  Report of the Francis Willard  Homo.���������Mrs. Darby.  How to encourage (he Loyal Tom-  perance Legion.���������Mrs. Kceves.  AVhat we-know of Miss Willard's  active interest on behalf of Social  Purity, Labor Reform and Woman  Suffrage.'���������Mrs. Card.  Civic: Question: Will the newly enfranchised woman yield a greater influence by "maintaining her independence or by party affiliation.  March i9th���������Fourfold Characteristics of the .Adolescent, 13 to 2 0  years.  (a) Physical, Period of rapid growth; (b)k Mental, Period of idealisue;  (c) Social.Transition from individualistic to altruistic period, (d) Religious, Critical and decisive period-���������  Mrs. Rankin and Mrs. Hpllanquist.  Discussion. How does this fourfold  development compare with the "Canadian standard efficiency test" for  boys, and "Canadian" girls in training" as prescribed by the churches of  .'Canada? ��������� '  Civic Question:     Should the   principle of referendum arid recall be in-  j'troduced into Onadian politics?  !���������April 16th? Parents' Day. '  I ������������������ Should we have definite religious  training in our public "schools?���������Mrs.  McDiarmld.  Should written examinations be a-  bolished?���������Mra. Manzer.  Should child punishment be retributive, or reformatory? ���������Mrs. Man-  dale.  The Parents Hour���������-(a) Starting  out in life; (b) Choosing .Life's Vocation; (c) Preparation for marriage  and parenthood.���������:Mrs. Darby.  Civic Questions: At what age may  a boy. and girl marry and whose consent Is necessary?  Is it right to restrain the unfit  from marriage?  What is the law regarding a widow  whose husband dies intestate?  .  EXTRA: Public meeting; . Essay  Prize Contest.'.  CI       iim   n     TT������T ��������� i    ���������   ���������.  9  5 \  ; I  Pte.   A.  Croke has arrived safely  in England trom a German prison.  W& '������������������A-  fM  "OH MY DADDY"���������Every troop tra in, which arrives with men from over seas, welcomed by cheering Canad-  iiris, produces its picture without words. Take this for example, and wt udy the expressions upon the face** of  the sk:Idler, his wife (on the right). ux\<\ his mother-in-law and the two elder kiddie* on the right of the pic  tare.    What could be more eloquent or filled with more human interest.  A HEALTHFUL STANDARD  OF LIVING  The first requisites with us are  quality, purity, freshness. We cater  to tho'se who insist on a healthful  standard of living. The best fed people are the happiest and most robust.  No trouble for you to.be among the  number.  Use LEE'S FRESH GROCERIES.  License No.  8-S8ft38  Lloenie   No.   5-1088  )ee me now about that Insurance  v  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Ao McCallum  Abbotsford  ���������^Ja���������^m^vmi^mam^m^  exandna  -fflJJMJJI-UIHL.UU.lja  cts  Farmers" and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B  C.  I ABBOTSFORD  DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  ���������.���������n;ir v.mJSB.  President, Hope Alance������   Secretary, N. Hill  of Afc&QfctoS& B C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding maryafacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  tifae district, and industries already established.       J)  SlWflW.    ..   V���������M+AcafcfcMAaiafaBaSSeELt' "   ������������������==��������������������������� ���������      - ��������� ���������.sg^  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATKS' PRINTING OFFICE.  ilg  I  595  gS5533*^3^^S^^  ���������Km  SB&pfflBBKBSiaaflEM

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