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 &  /  *������  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VII., No. . 7.  ABBOTSFORD, ,B,   C.^MONDAY, JAN..I21914  $1.00. per Year -  <r  *\  The drawing for the handsome  New Williams Drop Head SeW-  ing Machine will take place in  a month, and keys are going  fast.  i * *.  ' - \     .     i  Remember ;that .with every two  ,.   dollar'cash-.purchase you; * ���������  receive "a key, ���������'  LINOTYPE IS NOW  "',,,. IN OPERATION  INSTALL   OFFICERS   FOR  THE  ENSUING YEAR.  On St. John'snight, Saturday last,  Bro. Angus Munn, P. M., assisted by  JBro. Dr. DeWolf Smith, P. M., of  .New Westminster, installed the following as officers. of Abbotsford  lodge A. F. & A. M., for the coming  term: - .  -W.   M.,   Bro.   Scotsvold.  S. W., Bro. Dr. Swift.  J. W��������� Bro. J. A. McGowan.  Secretary, Bro. "A, C. Salt.  Treasiuei, Bro. W.* J. Ware.  S. D., Bro. G: C. Clark.  ��������� J. D., Bro. A. S. Moiley  J. S., Bro. B. J. Gernaey.  J.'; S��������� Bro. W. Roberts.  I. ,G., Bro. R. J. Shortreed.  Tyler, Bro. F. Munroe.  SUMAS    MUNICIPAL     [ELECTION.  The nominations for Sumas municipality took place to-day at the  municipal hall resulting as follows:  Reeve-=-Ex-reeve Munroe by acclamation.  Ward I.���������W-. J. Fraser and D. Mc-  Kenzie.  Ward II.���������Elmer Austin, acclamation.  Ward III.���������T. B. Straiton, acclamation.  Ward IV.���������Luther Lamson, accla  mation.  School   Trustees���������T.   B.   Straiton,  Elmer Austin and Louis Munroe by  acclamation.  Ward I. is the only ward in- which  a contest will take place.  It is wonderful ,how dependent the  residents' of the Valley and also  those of the whole of ������he lower Fraser Valley contiguous to the B. C.  Electric Railway, are on the electrical energy of that company. The interruption to the light and power  former' blew out at Cloverdale sub-  servise' Friday night, when a trans  station, brought this - much in .evidence, an'ds nearly , everyone wa  robught tos a standstill for the want  of electric light. The Interruption  to the service occurred about six  o'clock, shortly after the last" outgoing tram to New Westminster h-ad  left this terminal, and about half an  hour before the. arrival of the 6:.20  tram These with' other passengers  and freight trains on the line between Chilliwack and Cloverdale,  were stalled six hours awaiting re-  painrs  to  the  blow-out.  Huntingdon and Abbotsford also  were in ..total darkness, even' after  the power was turned on so that the  tram could carry the numerous wait  ing passengers it was some hours be  fore the lights in these places were  turned on. One consolation is that  it is a'very rare occasion when'an  accident, of this kind happens to the  B. C.  Electric Company.  (From Eraser Valley Record)  Our new"'.Linotype, the latest  modol manufactured, was received  on Thursday-.df this week' from San  Francisco, and was -erected that afternoon and the next morning by  ���������Mr. J. Lang'ei the representative of  the Canadian Linotype,- Ltd.. Friday  afternoon ;the first slugs were cast,  Mr. Lange.Vsetting in a couple ��������� of  hours' theV matter required for this  week's issue.  .The Linotype impresses one who  sees  it  in'-operation-for   the     first  .time, as being little less than human.  Instead   of   handling   the   type,"  the  Linotype  sets  "matrices,"  these being assembled; through the operation  of  the  keyboard,   similar',   to     our  former   .typesetting    machine.!,'    the'  matrices  are   "spaced  out"   by  the  machine,   and  passed -alon^  to  the  casting box where .a .slug, or bar of  metal having the  letters- raised  on  one edge is then cast from  molten  metal, ��������� trimmed and dropped into a  galley, while a hand of the machine  reaches over, picks up the matrices  and carries them to the distributing  .apparatus;''  Th^-^yjje- is~thejv. ready,  to run through the press and thus  print on the paper.   '       ���������'     "    ���������  vl; tin-installing a Linotype ;the editor  ���������has,,,in mind a better and more up-  ���������to-'date weekly paper  ,and  will endeavor -to "make it one of the best  weekly. papers in- any town  of the  size'of this one in the province of  British  Columbia.     No .other  small  incorporated   town   in  the   province  can  boast .of  a  Linotype���������and,, few  of 'the young cities.    .   ���������  CHANGE   IN  TIME  This.,office is now capable of publishing a daily.-paper; and when Industrial Mission lands its prospective factories, and the population of  Mission City demands it, with addition' to the staff, we expect to be  right on the job.  In the course of a couple of weeks  when the operator becomes expert,  it is to be hoped that our. friends  will give us'a call and see one of  the modern wonders in the machinery iine cast type for this great family journal1.  An official statement by Interur-  ban Manager Allan Purvis, - states  that owing to the falling off in traffic in the Chilliwack branch, two  trains will be ;taken off during 'the  winter months giving a service of  three trains each way per day in addition-to the milk and express train  ��������� The new time table will take effect on, Thursday January- 8, the  schedule having- been arranged so  that the change will not riiaterial-  ly affect the traffic.  Train No. 1 leaving Chilliwack at  6:30, ariving New ^Westminster at  9:15, and train No.������6, leaving New  Westminster 15:35 ariving Chili-  wack at 18:"20 will.be taken off.  The shedule of trains under new  service will be as follows: |  Train No. 3 leave Chilliwack at 8  o'clock, arrive New Westminster at'  10:40.  - Train No. 5 leave Chilliwack at  13:20, arive New Westminster at  16:20.  Train No. 7 leave Chilliwack at  17:45, arrive New Westminster at  20:25.  Train No. 2 leave New Westminster at 9:30, arrive Chilliwack at  12:'20. ���������   '  Train No. 4 leave New Westminster at 14 o'clock, arrive'Chilliwack  'a������"T6f4b./"*: '      ";' ���������"���������"     " ���������  -A  Train No. 8 leave iNew Westminster- 17:45, -arive Chilliwack at  20:25.     \   . .  Milk train' leave Chilliwack at  12:10 , returning .leave. New Westminster at 16:20 arrive. Chilliwack'  at 19:25.  In order to take care of- FFriday-  ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD  NEXT SATURDAY  Election. for     reeve,     councillors  and  school. trustees for  Matsqui  is  to take place on' Saturday,' January ,  17, the following gentlemen having  been  nominated  on- Monday:  For Reeve��������� - ������������������_"..  W.  Merryfield.  Chas.  Hill-Tout. ������������������  For  Councillor���������Ward' I.  ���������Councillor   Melander.  Phil   Jackman.  Councillor���������Ward  II. .  r   .  Councillor Satchell.. ,  -  W: J. Marsh.  Councillor���������Ward  111.   ..  Councillor Frederickson.  A.' McCallum. ,  Councillor���������Ward   IV.  Wi Elliot.  R. Beaton.  At the same time, according, to  the promises given by Reeve Merry- f  field, during the recent high school  controversary, a plebiscite will be  taken as to whethe ��������� the ' municipality of Matsqui should have a high  school and where it should be located.  ���������  Last year when this question    was  before  the  public,  Abbotsford    was  considered  the~ most  central'   point."  for an institution of this kind, both  the  people in Matsqui  and.   Sumas  municipalities   apparently    favoring  its   location.    Should   the   plebiscite  carry ..in; favor   of  Abbotsford^the,;  Abbotsford--;'' school   ���������     'trustees:",  petition to the government for this    institution  would   be  greatly  stren-  market day, a'special train will leave .        .  Huntingdon  at  7  o'clock,  arrive  at '   New Westminster at 9:15. ^^ _ REgIJDE HERE  Mr. . Purvis' points out that . this  service though so reduced, is still  'a better than that one given on the  branch last year at this time There  were three trains then, but no milk  train, the milk being handled on.the  passenger trains to the delay.of the  passenger traffic. ' "   ,  AGRICULTURAL   MEETING  DIED   SUDDENLY  Mr. and Mrs. Blair were guests of  friends in Mt. Lehman this week.  A brief despatch was received in  Huntingdon on Tuesday last stating  that Mrs. J. F. Boulter had died at  the home of her parents, very suddenly, in Opal, Wyoming.  . The deceased, lady was the wife  of Mr. J. F. Boulter, who was formerly C. P. R. agent at Huntingdon  and her sudden demuo came as a  shock to her many friends in this  vicinity.  On Monday, January 19th," a meet  ing of the directors and members of  "the Abbotsford-Sumas Agricultural  Aassociation will be "held in the Masonic Hall; Abbotsford, at 8 p. m.,  sharp, and'all members are urgently  requested-ito make it a point to attend Business of importance will be  transacted, including the~election of  officers for the ��������� ensuing year. It is  the intention of the Association to  put" forth every effort this year to  provide an exhibition that will be a  credit to the district, and show the  outside public just what can be  grown in this vicinity. Do not forget the date and the time and the  place.  Several years the association held  a successful fair and everyone was  more than pleased with the result*.  Tupper McPhee and Leslie Trethe-  way are attending high school at  New Westminster.  RETURNED HOME  Mr.. M. E. Scotsvold and bride  returned home on Tuesday last and  were warmly welcomed at the station by their numerous friends, who  greeted the happy couple with showers of rice and good wishes. " The  same evening a crowd gathered at  the house where they were temporarily staying, and with the aid of  cans, cow bells, etc., proceeded to  give them a heartier welcome, but  alas for their efforts! The blushing bride appeared on the scene and  informed the merrymakers that her  husband had been called to the mill  on important; business and' would  jiot be home that night. Therefore  the gang had to disperse, but cheer  up. there may be other nights.  ....The Post wishes Mr. and Mrs.  Scotsvold many years of happiness  and prosperity.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Longfellow are  moving from-Sumas and will reside  in Abbotsford infuture.  MAKE THINGS QUIET.  The heavy rains during the past  few days have made our town very  quiet and the attendance at public  meetings exceedingly small. Whileall  are wanting more favorable weather, they are thankful the mildness  continues;   it  is  kind  to the  poor.  After getting "domiciled in his new  residence, Mr. Longfellow intends er  ecting a new' barn on his premises,  which v.ill be equipped with all the  modern ' conveniences suitable for bo  vine comfort. After the structure  is completed it will be stocked with  the most luxurient food stuff to be  found on the market���������naturally this  will be procured from "J.J.'s" Feed  and Grain Emporium. When this  has been accomplished he will then  carefully study one of Eaton's' catalogues and if it cointains a thorough  bred graded Holstein cow, guaranteed to produce luscious cream suitable for a growing family, the afore  said animal will probably at once be  purchased and shipped by parcel post  direct to its destination but in case  no such animal is in stock, the order will be sent direct to the old  country, where these animals are  raised especially for the foreign  market. Then the two recent purchasers of milk producing bovines  will have to look to their laurels if  they wish to remain in the dairy  business.  NEW   VERANDAH  FOR   MANSE  The Ladies' Aid met at the home  of Mrs. Thomas on Wednesday and  among other business transacted engaged Mr. J. Hutchison to build a  verandah at the rear of the Manse.  ^^^^ ���������PftE    ABBOTSFORD . POSt  'ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  ,������������... i .^--.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and  surrounding district. ' c       ���������     ���������  Advertising rates made known on application.  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents per line for first;insertion,  and 8 cents a line for' all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our Shib^leth���������Neither for nor agin the Government.  il    i ���������������������������������n������jn������������������wmmmm i    ���������������������������������������������i    11 ������������������������������������������������������ ���������a���������p������������������mm I       in i    n    i   ������  Monday, Jan. ,12, 1914  Bolter   late   than   never,   but   we I ed at 40  cents a pound rotail. Meat  feol sure that tho readers of this  paper will pardon the editor for not  "coming out on time" last week.  But after this it in hoped that we,  will bo able to do better, and maybe  on some occasion, when lifting, will  come out ahead of time.  This week tho elections will bo  in full swing, the candidates all  working full time and possibly overtime for a few days. We are sincerely hoping that it will be fine  weather so that the various candidates can get around to see the  voters. When the-sun is shining it  is always easier to talk politics.  Then it is easier to stand outside  and listen, too.  , Throughout    the    Fraser    Valley  last year, the various municipalities  were  fortunate   in   having    a    good  council,   headed   by   a   good   reeve,  to   look   after   their   affairs.     Many  of these same men' are running again  for office and expect to  be elected.  " It is up to the electors to elect the  men   who   will   work   best  together  for the good of the community. This  coming year will be one of the best  that the Fraser Valley has ever seen  and we want men who will be able  to   grasp   the   opportunities   before  they  pass,   and  use  them   for  the  benefit   of   the   community.      Vancouver is trying to do a little boosting for the Fraser Valley these days  and will do more during the coming  year than ever before.    Situated as  Vancouver is,  she can do much"' to  popularize. the   Fraser  Valley  with  intending settlers.    Once the Fraser  Valley is seen  by  many who  come  to   this  province  to   settle   there  is  ([notations   romained  steady   at  last  week's prices.  In tho fish section salmon rose  from 12 1-2 to 15 cents a pound and  cod wont up from .10 to 12 1-2 cts.  a pound, and herrings down to four  pounds for 25. cents. Sturgeon remained at 15 cents per pound..  ' Thore was agood supply of poultry but no apparent change iu the  prices . . Dressed poultry on an average fetched 25 cents a pound.  Cabbages, potatoes, carrots and  turnips were in abundanco with' the  first mentioned selling at $1 a sack  and potatoes at $1.15 to $1.25a sack  The last two remainod at 75 cents a  sack Celery was offered on the  market at two  for  25  cents.  Carnations and narcissus appeared on the flower stands along with  potted plants such as azaleas, tulips  cinerarias and aspedestras. Carnations were sold at 75 cents a dozen.  Potted plants ranged from 35 cents  apiece to  $1  for aspedestras.  Complaints were heard on tho  market from Ltuln-er residents regarding the .scheduled time of the  New Delta which docs not arrive at  the market wharf until 12 o'clock,  too late for bringing market produce. This is because it makes the  run  to  Steveston  first.  Ward IV.  Boll-Satch'ell. That J. A .Catherwood and G. A. Watson-be added,to  the voters' list.    Carried. ">  Bell-Satchell.; That Martin ' E11I-,  son .be .placed on the voters' list.  Carried.- ,  Bell-Satchell. , That tho voters',  list as revised and corrected by the  Council sitting as a Court of Revision on Monday, January 5th,  19 1.4, be the voters' list to be used  at tho annual olection about to be  held on January J 7th, 1914, fqr  Reeve,' Councillors and School  Trustees.    Carried.  The ' Court   then   adjourned   sine  die. ' '  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  EbKCT  OIWICKKS   FOR  JONS U ING   YFAll  EGG   LAYING   CONTEST  At the third international egg-  laying contest, held at the exhibition  grounds, Victoria, in class one, nonweight varieties, six birds to, a pen���������  the record for the largest number of  eggs laid from October 27"to Decern  ber 27, stands to the credit of pen  No. 1, Panguard Egg Ranch, Otahi,  New Zealand, White Leghorns, with  236 eggs laid; and next .comes A.  Easton, Duncan, B. C. with 193 eggs  laid ��������� from White Leghorns, and E.  Soole, Cowichan station, with 164.  Pen 16. A. Unsworth, Sardis, with  White Leghorns, has 92, and J. Mc-  Mullen, Port Haney, 45.    In Class 2  . but   little   doubt  that  the  residents | weIgIlt varieties, six birds .to a pen  of he Valley will  increase in  num-  Then get the good men in.  ber  much   faster   than    heretofore.  MATSQUI MUNICIPALITY  COURT OF REVISION  The Yarrows go to Lang Cove,  near Esquimalt. These great ship  builders had the opportunity of  many sites from which to chose,  and if their choice  has    not    been  what we mainlanders should wish, The Municipal Councll sat. as a  why boost anyhow; we will have ' Court of Revision on the voters;  them in the province. It is a won- list on Monday, January 5th, 1914,  der that they did not locate along I with the Reeve in the chair and all  the   Fraser  River,   as  it  is. under  Dean Bros. Keating, V.I. with White  Wyandottes, have 214 eggs, and S.  Percival, Port Washington, B.C. 208  eggs, D. Gibbard, Mission City with  Barred Rocks, has 122 eggs .credited, and C. W. Robbins, Chilliwack,  with Buff Orpingtons,  34  eggs.-   '  stood many fine propositions were  put up to them. They were even  shown the free sites at Industrial  Mission, and it is understood that  for a time there was hope of their  locating  here,   but���������  The rain is not half as bad as the  snow.  It's    Mayor    Baxter  Spells Prosperity!  for     1914.  THE  MARKET  With larger supplies and attendance the New Westminster market  on Friday morning presented a far  better appearance than it had done  for. the past two or three occasions  Prices in the majority of lines remained   stationery.  Eggs and butter were plentiful  the former ranging from 40 to 45 a  dozen retail, while the latter remain  the members in attendance  The following corrections, changes  and   additions  were  ordered  made:  Ward I.  Bell:Satchell. That the word Gut-  terage be changed 'to Gutteridge.  Carried.  Bell-Fredrickson. That J. C.  Bailey and Charles Francis Wooler  be entered on the voters' list. Carried.  Ward II.  Bell-Fredrickson. That Rebecca  Nicholl, Sarah Ann Pace, Johanna  Westlin, Petra Olsen, Leslie Marsh,  Rodney N. Marsh, Annie L.  Marsh, Victor Atkins and John Atkins be placed on the voters' list.  Carried.  Fredrickson-Melander. That Martin Makweis be struck off the voters'  list.    Carried.        "  Ward III.  Bell-Satchell. That Carl Gustav  Anderson be placed on the voters'  list.    Carried.  Bell-Satchell. That W. J. Gillen  be changed to Estate of W. J. Gillen.    Carried.  The annual meoting of the Matsqui   Agricultural'  and   Horticultural  Association  was  held at  Gilford  on  Dec. ,12th ,1913,  with   President R.  Owen in-tho chair, and about twenty members'present.    In opening the  meeting the president gave, a'short  address on'tho progress of the association and especially on tho success  of   the   last   fair.     He   thought   the  finances   of, the   association   should  mostly come through the Municipal  Council. ,  This was heartily endorsed   by   tho  reeve  and   clerk- of   tho  council.     The  secrotary   read   a  report on  the finance of the association,  duly audited by Mr.  Jas.  Gibson ,as follows:    Assets,'$3,580.82;  liabilities, $1,29.1.95;  surplus of assets     over     liabilities,     $2,2 88.87;  there  had  been  over.$500   paid  in  prize   money    last    year,    including  sports;   cash   receipts  fair  day, was  $482.65;  total cash receipts for the  year 1913, $1,340.64; total expenditure,   $1,596.14.  The report was accepted by the  meeting, after which followed the  election of officers which resulted  as follows:  President, R. Beaton.  Vice-president, T. J. Aish.  Second Vice-president, F.  Conroy.  Third Vice-president, W. J. Marsh.'  Secretary-treasurer,   A.- L.   Bates.  .   Last    year's .<. board    of    directors  were all  re-elected  with the  exception, of four new-ones,  G.  L:- Clark  in place of John Owen, O. Sorenson  in place of Henry Hayton, J. B. Miller In place of 'C. Bell.  The honorary members elected  were: Col. J. D. Taylor, M. P.; S.  A. Cawley, M. L. A., and Hon. Price  Ellison,  Minister of Agriculture.  The president, Mr. R. Beaton, was  appointed, a delegate to the Agricultural Fairs Association convention to be held at Victoria Jan. 31,  1914.  A hearty vote of thanks was given  to Mr. Owen for his able work . as  president last year, after which the  meeting adjourned.      ,  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  ".CUR'RIE & McKENZIE' ���������  FOR SALE  Now is the time to' selecf your Cockrels for  breeding.    We nave a fine selection of choice  White Rocks to choose from.  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HUDSON BAY  INSURANCE  COMPANY  Head Office, Vancouver,   B. C.  '     Established  1905  CAPITAL   $2,000,000  INSURANCE THAT INSURES  Low Rates���������Prompt Settlement of claims  LOCAL   'AGENTS  CATHERWOOD 8c WATSON  INSURANCE BROKERS  Fire,   Life,   Accident,  Marine, Plate Glass,. Etc.  Mission City, B. C.        /  P.O.Box 98 Telephone Exchange  ] ������4>7������Mr^^j;.������.rjv*J.������������;Ji������f>'-Ti*-ti3n;vri!^jvii^������irvf-*i;ii  mmwhmmmmmhh^^  T*J5/J*rSW5!<tWf ^i1.;t.,'*H-^''5i'rf">VM*>IMJJH-.^/l faite   ABBOTSFORD  POST     AbBOMTOI),   9.   0. . ���������''  L  0^  mat  Jawik  ''  Mi  We want just as much of the shoe and rubber trade of this town  as'we can get. We, want your trade and your whole family's Iradc.  . We,have -always sold goods that were worth the money, and  we intend to keep right on doing it. . ,  Our whole stock has been picked for quality.   For instance,  GRANBY RUBBERS  (WEAR LIKE IRON;  are one of our specialties. Anyone who knows anything about  the rubber business in Canada knows what this brand stands for.  .It stands for value, for service, for satisfaction. No competitive  brand has the same reputation.  Granby Rubbers were made for wear���������to look well besides���������  but wear, it is on this they have made their wonderful reputation.  1 he finest .materials, the most' skillful workmen, ancha .factory  pride in the product; that's a combination thal'3 hard to beat.  Try us on any kind of footwear.   We keep only the best.  GEO. C. CLARK  ABBOTSFORD, B.C. -*  E<B90  iawm������BraBWSBg-CTawra������ffi.MM������tti^^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Strictly' first-class " in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the best of -wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  ������1.50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  rrTTrriaiirrr'r ��������� rna  ,  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORS  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Beef, Veal, Pork.Sausages,   Wieners  arid Balogha always on hand! '  Fish every Thursday  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  'Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power'  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of'  kthe district, and industries already established,  ->  FRASER  VALLEY NEWS    ITEMS.  Rev., Mr. Harris, of Milestone  Sask., has purchased a five acre  block and with his family, will reside in Maple Ridge in future.  The Western Canada Power Company are installing power in the new  glove factory at Port Coquitlam.  The B. C. E. Railway intend to ex  tend their line from Sapperton to  Burquitlam.        ' -    ;      -.,<'* ,  Ten candidates are in the field for  the five seats in   the   Maple   Ridge  council.  The temperance people of Chilliwack will not ask for a vote on the  Canada  Temperanc Act  this year.  All danger of floods through the  recent heavy rains at Coquitlani is  passed.;  ^MM  T1  A Victory Won  by Stratagem  By CLARISSA MACKIE  "It's   pararecn   coverings   tor   cold  storage mince pies," ho said solemnly,  FAILED TO PAY RENT.  It dpos not appear that the nine  applicants for oil land near-Mission  place much faith in their speculation. The department rules that the  applicaion fees must bo followed  within thirty days by tho payment of  one year's rent. This has not been  done and therefore the local land  ofilco has notified the department,  and, on receipt of a reply from Ottawa, the lands under notice will be  open for application by the first person who desires thorn.���������Columbian.  The above only applies to those  from the coast--cities who staked  land here, and has nothing. to do  with tho real promoters' at Hatzic  Prairie, where the oil was discovered first, and where boring opera--  tiona will commence within a short  tinie.  HEAVILY FINED FOR  ILLEGAL  SHOOTING  INCREASE IN PHONES.  During the past year the Mission  City Telephone Co.'s business increased very rapidly, no less, than  372 new phones being installed this  year* making a total of 606 calls for  "Central" to answer now. Last year  there .were only 234 phones in use,  and th esubstaniial increase shows  that the people-of the district appreciate the efficient service which the  ���������Mission , City Telephone Company  gives its patrons. The staff in the  local office has been added to this  year as has also the outside staff.  DEATH       OF       FIRST       WHITE  WOMAN.  7 Mr. Wm.;Elliott, of Riverside, was  in the city this week and feels quite  confident of being elected councillor,  in the'forthcoming Matsqui election.  "I found 'em floatin' down the bay."  exhibiting them to my amused gaze.  "I. found 'em floatin' down the bay  where that deceiver flung 'em before  eatin' the pies.   See his game?"  "Tell me."  "Well, this is thevway it looks to me:  Lucy, she cuts Orville short on mince  .pies.    He's a terribly greedy fellow,  and he fixes up1 a plan, where his .wife  will be persuaded to make, a lot of pies  and  parafeen them  and  store  them  against.next winter;-that's,the experiment on her part   Now, Orville puts  theN pies in the icehouse and helps himself to 'em whenever he wants one or  two or three, an' he eats 'em down  the bay, throwin' the parafeen tops  ���������overboard, forgettin' they're evidence  of his crime.   Now, I'll bet you that if >  Lucy Beers was to count bez* cold storage pies today, she'd find out that there  wasn't many left against next winter.  This pie eatin' trick is Orville"^ experiment!"        '   .-  "How dreadful 1" I exclaimed, even  as I laughed at the thought of fat Orville Beers guiltily devouring mince  pies down the bay in perfect unconsciousness that his, perfidy was [witnessed by Captain Barnabas Fish.'  "What are you going to'do, captain?  It doesn't seem right that Lucy shoiQld  be so deceived by her husband."  "I'm goiri' to protect Lucy because ,  she was a Drake, an' if you was born  in Quince Harbor you'd know that the  Drakes 'are some  kin 'to ; geese an*  Bucks, but nearer, geese. Fm goiir to  protect my fishin' business, too, an' see  that Orville,gets his potaters into the  ground over at his.farm by the 15th.  Excuse me, ma'am." . .--'  Captain Barnabas shot toward the  house, and I follow/ed him slowly to  take in whatever comedy might be  played before me,.  I knew that Orville Beers was miles  flown the bay. I could see his boat  with its patched sail .white against the  headland. "I suppose he is eating  mince pie," I mused.  Then events moved rapidly, as they,  usually do when Captain Baroabns  sets them in'motion.  Maria emerged from her back' door  and entered Lucy's house, J!, heard'  Lucy's shrill exclamation and .*������w her  dart from the house, followed by Mn-  rla, both heading for the .icehouse.  Lucy's thin arms dragged, at the. heavy  door, and Mnrln helped. The t^o were  gone five'minutes. When they emerged Lucy was scolding shrilly. Jiud ia  her arms she carried a pile of empty  pie tins. '  "Only eight pies left out of fot "t dozen," she was saying- angrily,  The next morning when I went -clowa  to the front porch, a farm wajron  rattled out of Lucy  Dral;*- Beers'';varrlr,  and ou the .seat, sat Lujeyjhevself.vsmii-.'  The first white woman on the Lil-  looet trail died at Chilliwack on Sunday in the person of Mrs. Jane Mac-  donald, aged 80. She was the wife  of the late William Robert Macdon-  ald and with him kept a roadhouse  on the trail at Port Douglas in 1860.  The couple came to British Columbia in 1859.  Two sons and two daughters survive. These are.Boswell of the Canadian- customs-department, Chicago;  Alfred, of Chilliwack;���������'Mrs. 1 Fraser  York, -Huntington, and Mrs. Foster,  Strathcona. ...  Magistrate Verchoro imposed a  heavy ponalty in the police court  on Friday when he imposed a fine  of $300 or in defaultthree months  imprisonment on1 Conrad I-Iirsch, of  Harrison for having- a deer in his  possesion contrary to the Act. The'  information was laid by Game  Wardens J. Stuart and Terrell, who'  found the game in the prisoner's  possesion. Not haying the $300  the prisoner took tho three months  which he will spend in Now Westminster making big ( rocks into  little ones.  This is the second offence committed by the prisoner, he having  beon fined $200 last year, on the  same charge.  RI3CEIVE GERTIFI GATES.  Miss Marion French, Miss Louisa  Bond, of Mission City, and Miss  Page, of Matsqui, who recently attended the musical examinations at'  the Royal Academy of Music at Vancouver, have received word that they  had successfully passed the difficult  examinations with high honors and  that their certificates were being forwarded to them. The youhg'ladies  are to, be congratulated on their success.  ATTENDS FUNERAL.  The funeral  of the  late Richard  Fawcett, of North Vancouver, which'  was held on Sunday last, was very  largely  attended. . The    L... O. ' L.'  and Knights  of/ Pythias Lodges attended in full force,  while twenty-  seven immigration officers aiso paraded,  the   deceased'being  formerly  a member of the Canadian Immigration department.   Mr. C. A. Christie,  of Mission City,, represented the im-  '  migration department, while Messrs.  E. Bush and F. Pakenham attended  as representatives from the Orange  Lodge here.  ��������� i-  WOMEN'S  INSTITUTE  ENTERTAIN   FRIENDS,  CLOSING  EXERCISES   , .  AT DEWDNEY  On Thursday'last the members of  the Mission Women's Institute entertained the members of the Farm  ers' Institute .at a luncheon served  in the Imperial Hall. A large number, attended and ample justice was  done the good, things provided by  the ladies, while some interesting  addresses were delivered between  courses. In the afternoon the election of officers took place and resulted as follows:  President, Mrs. Deagle.  Vice-president, Mrs.  Packenham.  '. Second Vice-president, Miss Johnston.  Secretary-treasurer,  Mrs.   Osborne  Managing Director, Mrs.  Houlder.  M'rs. W .J. Manson and Mrs. Walton 'were elected honorary presidents A ''������������������".������  The' ladies expect to make. thei*  department at the annual exhibition  far superior to ...that of last year and  hope for the co-operation of all.  .. ii:i.   -  :' sni   '.i'"l  r.Vl.i- ::-i.  t   lu.iv.1  ; L V.-a-  i:i  Oi n;i'.������  U,.rJ.v >'���������"��������� lni'-':l - ill,Cl '!r''(" :'  li:ir,::pfc .u iW  i.:|>.    n������������s:tle '  husli-vnd, Orv's';i'.\ mi'i'U and .  driving tl." while liorss'1 whi1  rein.    Luc;   tt ived lis*r har.d  farewell as fcJtt ' rattled away  nodded in hi* customary rhurlisli wa.v.  "Where are iuey goingV" 1 nsl:i\l  Maria at the breakfast labli*. "A:iu  where is Captain .i'.aniabas?"  "Orville P.cers hfti< gone to his farm  to plant, potatoes, and Lucy's jrone  with him. Captain Barnabas has.jjwne  down the bay a-fishin'."  "So Orville Beers won't eat nuy more  'afterclaps' in solitude down the bay,"  I smiled over my coffee cup.  "No more be -won't," commented Maria dryly. "There were afterclaps to  spare when Lucy got to talking to him  when he got home last nightV  V������      /Owing to-the holiday season and  the installation of new machinery in  the Fraser Valley Record office, the  following interesting account of the  closing of the Dewdney school for  the holidays was unavoidably held  over.���������Ed.-''  The closing of the Dewdney school  was held on  Friday,"the  19th, and  was well attended by nearly all -the  parents^ of  the  pupils.     After    the  school had  gone through an  examination by the teacher a splendid entertainment   was  much  enjoyed   by  all.    Miss Per'cival, the teacher, was  tendered^ a hearty vote of,thanks for  the very creditable manner she had  trained  the  children  in    preparing,  them for their parts.    The following  program  was  rendered after a few  remarks   by   the   chairman,   Mr.   E.  Davies,  first number by the school:  Rccitalion,   Charlie   Cyre;   dialogue,  Mary Foley and Edith Cyre;  recitation, Kenith   Buller;    song,    "What  Would'You Take," Mary Foley;  recitation,    Katherine *; Skipper;    dialogue,   "The   Model   School,"   Annie  Thompson  as teacher,  Charlie  Cyre  as inspector, and B. Davies, R. Skipper, A.  Rouleau,  Edith  Cyre,  Mary  Foley, B. Foley, E.JCyre, D. Geddis;  recitation;    Geo.   Tubb;     recitation,  Gertrude Buker;. Merry, Xmas by the  school;     recitation, ' Joseph    Cyre;  VShcool Days," by the school;  recitation,-  Calvert  Hyde;  'song,    Mary  FoleV;-' recitation,      Baden-Powell  Davies;   recitation,  W. ;Tubb;  song,  Annie   Thompson,   Mary,' Foley    and  Catherine  Skipper;   recitation,  Kenith Geddis.    Finally Santa Claus appeared  in   which   a  number  of  the  pupils   took    part    and;   distributed  fruit, and candy to all ;the scholars.  After   giving   three   cheers   for   the  teacher, the school sang "God Save  the King," and all went home happy.  ���������Contributed:  ���������Mr. J. T: Duff has returned to  North. Bend,, where he is engaged in  plastering the new school there,  after ��������� having enjoyed the holidays  at home.  Mr. Paul and Mr. Gascoigne were  visitors, to Vancouver this week, as  was also Mr. Sam Smith, the potato  king of Dewdney.  "M^M^MiUMIMMMMiaiMWfWtBlil^^ jC^R-p-r?   '{"  fflfi'  ABBOTSFORD   POST     ABBOTSFORD,   B.  3DS������  LOCALS  Mr. , Ralph Henderson was' a  business visitor to Vancouver this  week.  Mr. Clias. ' Wlnquist was- once a-  gain a visitor to Vancouver Wonder what is the attraction!  The installation of officers in1 tho  1. 0. 0. F. lodgo took' .place on  Thursday .evening hist. Their names  will appear in next week's issue of  the  Post.  MOST HAPPILY  WEDDED.  A quiet wedding was soleinenized  at the homo of the bride's parents,  Clearbrqok Road, on, Wednesday  Jan. 7th, by Rev., J. L. Campbell,  when Miss -Mary Higginson, eldest  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert  Higginson, was united in mariage to  Mr. .Benjamin Murphy, of Peardon-  vile. - .  Rumor has it that Mr. J. McEwen  of the A..T. & T. Co., who is at the  present time on a'' visit east, will also receive showers'of rice on his return to Abbotsford.  The Abbotsford Christie Mins-  trelss, who gave such a splendid  performance in Abbotsford recently  are booked to repeat the show at  Mt. Lehman on January 16, and no  doubt will be greeted with a full  house.  ' Mr. J. Sanson, of Mission City,  has taken the position of car check  er for the C. P. R., here made vacant by the resignation of Mr. C. Fra  ser.  Inspector, of Customs Munn and  Dr. DeWolf Smith, of New. Westminster, were in town atending the  Masonic Lodge on Saturday.  Rev.-W. M. Reid.of. Mt. Lehman  conducted the services in the Presbyterian church at Abbotsford and  Huntingdon on Sunday, while Mr.  Campbell took his services at Mt.  Lehman:  Rev. Mr. McDairmid, of Langley,  will assist Mr. Campbell this week  in   evangelistic   services  RXPI3CT  A   RUSH.  The mill owners are making ex-  tensivo repairs to their machinery  these days in anticipation of a rush  of   business  for the  coming  season.  KMiLEDMJY TRAIN  Struck by the G. N..train No. 630  at tho railway crossing^ on the Pitt  River road, near Sapperton, Friday  evening last, Miss Lillian lnkster,  night nurse at the Royal, Columbian  Hospital, New Westminster, died 30  minutes later at the hospital from  injuries   received.  MISSION   MUNICIPAL     ELECTION  Nominations  for  reeve,  councillor  and school trustees forMission Municipality  took, place resulting as follows:  For Reeve���������  J.  B.  Cade.  <    F. A. E. Ver.chere.  Councillors���������Ward  I.  J. A. Barr.  Chas.   J.   Cooper.  Councillor���������Ward   II.  . rank Gibbard.  W. H. Mawhinney. *  Councillors���������Ward IIT.  Thos. Thompson.-  J. Adshead.  Councillors���������Ward IV.  W. J, - Clark.  ���������   J.   R.   Krause.  EX-ALDERMAN   JOHNSTON  OPPOSES MAYOR GRAY  Ex-Alderman Johnston has decided to oppose Mayor Gray in the may  oralty contest at the forthcoming election on Thursday in New Westmin  ster  Mr. J. Johnston says that if Mayor  Gray's attitude in connection with'  certain public issue's of late had appealed to him as being correct, he  was of- the opinion that ��������� the mayor  should have a second term, but he'1  claims that it is not now necessary  for people etaoin shrd ea the the e  for Mayor, Gray to satisfy the people as to' his attitude in these issues.  "If, ever there  was  an  action  on  the. part of;'the city council for  the part of the city council. . for  which that .body has no reason to  feel proud it is that which brought  about, the amendment to the liquor  licenses by-law which permits the  granting of bottle licenses. , ���������  Mr. Johnston says, ,if elected he  will simply, ask the hotel men , to  live up to' the conditions under  which their licenses are granted.  He would not increase the licenses,  For Councillors there seven vacancies to be filled from the following  list of  aspirants-  Alderman A. hi.- Kellington.  Alderman   J.. Henley.    .  ���������    Alderman J.' B. Jardine.'  Alderman'J-. S. Bryson.' '  Alderman   Walter  Dodd..  A.   Hogg.   ������������������������������������-.���������  T.  Barnard. ��������� ���������  D. S. Cameron.,  T.,S. Annandale.  T. H.  Smith'.'  E. Goulot.  ....Win., McAdam.  T. Rutledgc.  A.   Hardman.  For   School   Trustee���������Five   ..Vacancies:  - Trustee ,T. J. Trapp.     '  Trustee Mrs. Gilley.    (  Mrs.  G. Rennio.  ,Wm. Murray.  Hotel  MISSION   CITY. B.C.  ! Matsqui,  M, Mac-Donald,   a. Watson, Mgr..  EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 50c, 75c  and $1.00  per day  First Class Grill and Bar in Connection.   Free Sample Room.  The leading Commercial  House  ;-    of the Eraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  LADIES'  COATS AT HALF  PRICE.  $23.50 Coats at $11.75  18.00 Coats at     9.00  15.00 Coats at     7.50  13.50 Coats at ���������..    0.75  10.00 Coats at     5.00  LADIES DRESSES AT ONE-  FOURTH  LESS.  $15.00  Dresses at $11.25  12.00   Dresses  at     9.00  9.00  Dresses  at     6.75  6.00 Dresses at      4.50  10c Outing  Flannels at  8c  12 V2c   Flannellettes   at   10c  121/������c Ginghams at 10c  15c   to   18c  Flannellettes  at,   yd 12Wo  35c to 40c Bathrobe Flannel at,  yd 27c  25c Kimona Cloth at ISc  ALL       CLOTHING       ONE-  FOURTH OFF.  Hart,     Shaffner     &     Marx  Suits  and Overcoats.  $25.00   Suits  at $18.75  20.00   Suits  at  15.00  All Bdys' Suits and Boys'  Overcoats, as well as all  Men's Clothing at 25 per  cent.  off.  MEN'S HATS.  $2.00   Hats   at $1.25  3.00   Hats  at....  2.25  4.00  Stetson  Hats  3.25  5.00  Stetson   Hats...... 4.00.  LADIES'   SUITS   AT  HALF  PRICE.  $25.00 Suits  at $12.50  20.00 Suits  at  10.00  16.50 Suits  at     8.25  15.00 Suits  at :..    7.50  DRESS  GOODS.  65c Dress Goods at $  .40  $1.25 Dress Goods at.. .98  1.50 Dress Goods at.. 1.25  2.00 Dress Goods_at..  1.65  Sale begins Saturday, January 10th  and closes Saturday, January 17th  15 TO 20 PER CENT. OFF  ON MEN'S FLANNEL  SHIRTS. *  $4.00   Loggers'   Shirts  at     $3.35  $3.00   Flannel   Shirts  at  - $3.50  $1.50- Flannel   Shirts  at  $1-25  $1.25 Flannel Shirts at 9Sc  20  to  30  PERCENT.    OFF  ON ALL SWEATERS  $8.00  Sweaters at.. $0.50  6.00  Sweaters at........ 5.00.  5.00  Sweaters at  3.75  2.50  Sweaters at  1.98  LADIES'      SKIRTS      ONE-  THIRD LESS.  $9.00   Skirts   at $0.00  8.00   Skirts   at '.  5.35  ���������6.00 .Skirts   at ,....-4.00  -4.00   Skirts  at  2.70  FURS ONE-THIRD LESS  28.50 .Sheared'Coney$17.00  $20.00 White Lamb.. 13.35  .13.50   Blue Wolf  at     9.00  10.00 .Scarf at...:-.     COS  8.00 Set at     5.35  CHILDREN'S     COATS    AT  ONE-THIRD LESS.  $7.50 Coats   at....'. $5.00  6.00 Coats   at ;..... 4.00  3.00 Coats' at  2.00  1.50 Coats   at  1.00  SHOES.  $5.00 Ladies' Shoes at $4.00  4.00 Ladies' Shoes at ..3.50  3.50 Ladies' Shoes at 3.00  3.00 Ladies Shoes at 2.50  2.75 Ladies' Shoes at   2.25  10 per cent. Discount on all  Men's Shoes..  One Lot of Children's  Shoes, worth up to  $2.25,   at   .......:.........-98c  MAKE YOUR HOME  A PRESENT  of a balh-tub; see lo ii lliat balh-room has  the proper fittings, and,that the plumbing-  is in good order'. Our tubs and bathroom fittings are thoroughly up to date,  and our plumbing.work never fails to satisfy the man mod hard to please. When  .you'want' plumbing done; we can save  you rnency.    .  WM. ROBERTS    -       i  Plumbing Shop'  Old Creamery B\dg. Abbotsford'  FRESH OYSTERS  ',   Fresh Easteru Oysters for sale by the pint  or in bulk.        ������������������   ������,     ���������  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  E. O. Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work  in  Painting,  Paperhanging and Dec-  ���������" orating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  -Abbotsford  SWIFTS'  Abbotsford Feed Store  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  Pniatoiv-'Rev. J. L.  Cam  bell,  IJ.  A., B. J>.    ;     '  Sarvices���������Sunday  school  10  a.m.  Public iW'oirisliip 11 a. m..  Teacher training claas 3 p.m.  Public Worship 7.30 p. m.  Choiir Practice, Friday 8 p. in.  Meeting  far Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m.  Huntingdon .  Sunday  School, 2.15 p. m.  "Public Worship 3.30 p. m.  Bates  ior   Shooting   Notices.  The   market  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection       Mission City  Horseshoer and General  Blacksmith  A Good Stock kept for Carriage and Wagon  >airs  First-class Carriage Painter in Connection  AND EXHIBIT AT ABBOTSFORD  For the convenience of its patrons residing in. the central section of the South Fraser Valley the B. C. Electric has opened a  salesroom and display of electrical'appliances'at Abbotsfard, ad-  ���������joining the B. C. Electric station.  The salesroom will be in charge of Mr. F. C. Wiggins, a  representative of the Light and Power Department, who will also  deal with'questions pertaining to the Cemp.any's light and power  lines throughout the central section of thevalley.  A visit to our Abbotsford Salesrooms will be interesting.  You can then see for yourself how Electrical appliances can save you time, labor and money.  The company has,also established salesrooms   in New -West-.  minster, on the second  floor of the B. C.   Electric  block and at  Chilliwack.  B. C. ELECTRIC  ��������� '���������  *tSirtt JtM nry*i������*y*i hw������ arm tm*r'  MMflffl!^

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