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 ���������( wiiwui- '*��������� -Jw.B������S^1,J,!'a*fi-^  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAb ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VI., No. 9.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY,. Jan.   10, 1913  $1.00 PERYEAR  *  B       i '     9,'  *  m  m  m  o my rnends  atrons  4$  ^  Fire having destroyed my stock and place  of business,   through the courtesy of the Royal  Bank, I have made temporary- arrangements ^  jH   authorizing them to receive payment of accounts. j|[  Tr. on my behalf, for which a valid receipt will be- S|[  TJ   given by them in my name.      ������������������' *~  Thanking my many friends- arid patrons for  their very liberal patronage, since coming to  Abbotsford to do business; and also all who so  .kindly rendered assistance at the fire on'Friday,  I extend to. all a ������ '~    *  |rosgerbjis and Happy ;;.,  -Year -������������������ '  NEW  INDUSTRY.  *  m  m  ii������-  f~  '*s  loneer  btore  NOTICE  that after   January   11th   and   until  further notice the PIONEER STORE will be  closed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p.m.; the remaining days���������  .���������      Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, the store will remain  v     open until the usual closing hours.  Matters of  Importance   Will  Come  up for Discussion  at Next Meeting!  , The regular' meeting of the Board  of Trade, which should? have taken,  place j last Monday, for some reason  failed to materialize, a and - many . of  ,the. residents of the town are anxiously awaiting the "next meeting. In  the opinion of. some" of those- who  took an active part in ./checking the  recent fire some, of the /nearby buildings . had a close call: It is felt that  the  time -has    arrived  Jwhen    some  ���������    -- -   .-    x  prompt action should he;.takento provide-not-only, adequate .-five -protection  but   also   a  system   of  water  supply,  and sanitation. Naturally it is through  the .working of  the   Board   of  Trade  that these things can be accomplished.  Abbotsford is' undoubtedly a most favorable  location  for  the  hbmeseeker  and small "rancher, and more especially for those who are desirous of retiring  from   city   life   and   engaging  in  poultry-raising and horticulture, as Us  shipping   adyantages   are'  everything  that can be desired. m  Wake up, 'Abbotsfard, and get a  move on.  The want of a suitable place for  meeting is, of course, badly felt, but  still there are various places where  meetings could be held for the present  and with all the members taking an  active part much good could be. accomplished.  A few hydrants placed at; advantageous points throughout ..the town  would tend to give prospective builders ��������� an, incentive to erect larger and  more' commodious buildings, which  the growing demand of the community are in need of. This and other  questions pertaining to the welfare of  Abbotsford are matters that should be  taken up by the Board, as it is the  only medium which is capable-of representing to the powers that be the  needs and requirements of the people.  It "is altogether likely a meeting  will, be held, Friday night and it - is  hoped  that all members  will attend.  Once again, wake up, Abbotsford.  , Mr. J. Firth, recently from Alberta,  has purchased^ a tract of land from  M. L.~ McPhee and intends going extensively into poultry raising. Mr.  Firth has been looking over the Valley recently'with a view to purchasing a suitable location for a chicken  ranch, and eventually came to the  conclusion, that Abbotsford, with its  splendid transportation facilities, was  the ideal spot for such an industry  and has decided to make his home  with us.' He intends to erect suitable buildings on the property lately  acquired and will move his family  .here as soon as the necessary arrangements are' completed.  Watch Abbotsford grow.  COURT OF  REVISION.  A visitor dropped into J.- AHlnson's  store Tuesday morning, when that gentleman was busily engaged manipulating a hand-saw, and asked him what he  was doing. He replied that he was  was busy on a "work of art." The said  work of art materialized into a piece of  mechanism which in some foreign  cold countries is used for the removal  of traces of the "beautiful" from the  sidewalks, roofs, etc. Not having a  card in the local Snow Shoveller's Union/the visitor hurriedly "departed.  Mr. S. Brooke, whose general store  was destroyed in the recent fire, left  for Vancouver Tuesday. Mr. Brooke is  undecided about reopening" business, as  at present he can not find a suitable  location. Mr..Brooke received $5,000  insurance as compensation for his loss  in the fire.  M. L. McPhee    reports activity in  real  estate and looks forwards to a  The Sumas municipality held their  Court of Revision on Monday .last in  the .Municipal Hall, with all members  of the" Council present.  The list stands as it was made up  by., the clerk; although the Court was  ���������asked to place on'the list the Boley'  Brothers; but after considering their  case, it was decided that as the applicants were not owners they could not  be placed on the list.  After the work of reviewing the list  was gone over, the Council started in  on unfinished  business. -''  At the last meeting of the Council  Mr. W. H. Fadden'approached,the men  who govern the destinies of the community , and asked them what they  really required in regard to the contract let to him in 1931, and which  had never been accepted by the Coun-'  cil as completed." The " Council explained exactly what they wanted. Mr.  Fadden promised that'he .would have  the work done in that way. A representative viewed the work and his  leport placed before the Council was  accepted, the work, as completed,, being satisfactory. This matter then is  now satisfactory to both parties, and  the community are glad that both Mr.  Fadden and the Council have at last  agreed.  The audit of the books was accepted  by the Council.  The nomination for Reeve, Councillors and School Trustees will take  place on Monday, January 13th, and  the election will be held on the 18th,  unless all are elected by acclamation.  The Monday following the election  the Council for 1912 will meet and  finish the business for the year, and  the Council for 1913 will take the oath  of office and begin their pleasant  duties.  H. Gazley Intends Re-buildiug  With Either Brick or  Cement.  Mr.' Gazley, who was one of the  heaviest losers in the recent fire which  nearly wiped Abbotsford out, will re-.  build as soon as possible. . Mr. Gazley  has great faith in the future prosperity  o,f Abbotsford, and informed a representative of \he Post that, he intends  erecting another block to take the  place of the one destroyed recently,  but the new" one would certainly not  be a frame one. It would be constructed either of concrete or brick. <      '  Contractors are already figuring "on  .the specifications','though some of ,the '  figures are slightly above ��������� Mr. .Gazley's*  expectations, and it-is altogether like;  ly that new plans will be submitted;  but in any case the block will be re-  j built and will be in keepiirg witlT the  needs of the rapidly developing' country.   .  Mr. Gazley stated that he had already received applications from several clients in^ regard to renting stores  in the new block, thus demonstrating  the fact that outside capital is interested in the bright future which lies  before Abbotsford and surrounding district, i - '  The loss of the Maple Leaf hall was  a severe one to Mr. Gazley, over $1000  worth Oif furniture and fixtures being  destroyed, on which there was no insurance. ���������  The insurance on the building has  ) been adjusted satisfactorily to all.  Mr. Gazley wishes the/Post to thank  all the volunteers who rendered such  valuable assistance during the fire, as  no doubt but for their heroic efforts  his private residence would have been  destroyed also.  The weather! Did you ever see the  like of it in y^,ur life? Not in this  province���������on the coast, at least. But,  thanks be to our friend the rain, the  snow will soon disappear, we trust. It  lias pleased those who come from the  east to enjoy a little of the weather  that made them grow big and enjoy  the skate and the sleigh ride.  Since the Maple Leaf Hall was destroyed by fire the young people have  been at loss for a suitable place to  hold entertainments, e(c, but Friday  evening the lower hall in the Masonic Temple was utilized as a dancing pavilion, and a large number of  gay young couples spent a pleasant  evening.  Messrs. A.. Henderson and Len McPhee, both might hunters of renown,  went out duck shooting recently and  returned with several brace of fine mallards. But wonderful to relate the  game was captured without wasting  several hundred rounds of ammunition.  A common club did the slaughter, the  poor, helpless ducks being discovered  with their feet securely embedded in  the ice on the lake. Some unkind person, remarked that that was the only  way the hunters could have secured  the game.  Mrs. B. J. Gernacy 'returned Monday  from visiting friends in New Westmin  a*-,  Abbotsford experienced a slight  fall of snow several days this week.  Rather unusual at this time of the  year.  Mr. H. Allinson, whose hardware  store was destroyed in the recent  fire, has about completed remodelling  his former Warehouse and expects to  greet all his old���������and lots of new-  customers with a brand new stock of  goods which will be in place in the  course  of  a  few  days.  So far no trace has been found of  the bold, bad burglars who burglarized our local barber shop. Perhaps  they have "cut it out." They had the  necessary implements.  It is reported that a gentleman living on Matsqui Prairie mourns the loss  of a motor cycle through making a  slight error,in regard to the customs rh   -1  TBB ABBOTSFORfc POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. 0.  ,.-- --J  =o=  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  : Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  ���������     A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of: Abbotsford and  surrounding district..  '���������    'Advertising rales mndc known'"on application.  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents'per line for first insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our Shibboleth���������Neither for nor agin the Government.  The School Book Trust of the Slate of Washington has been  attacked and called "the most despicable of all the abhorrent systems of thievery conceivable, filching with the school funds through  means of text books." Then the'article starts along and states that  it is rendered more abhorrent "when'it is demonstrated that the  books furnished are of the lowest standard and only tend to retard  progress toward reliable education." All this being the result of  monopoly through' official favor'. " .    ���������  The'^reat trouble with the text-books of any country, state or  province^ that they are constantly changed, and in many cases  '.they are not prepared by competent men, men who by then- standing  ialong educational lines and the particular study of the child mind,  iare particularly unfitted to produce a book that will interest the  child and aid him in his work during school life.   The school books  of the province have been changed many times during the past fourteen or fifteen years, and it is doubtful if the text books m use in  this province at the present time arc any better or as good as they  were, years ago.   If a book is good, why should it not be good for a  number of vears?   True, times are changing; but is the child s mind  changing? ' It makes education  more  expensive, notwithstanding  the fact that the province of British Columbia furnishes some ol the  books for the school.   They call them "Free Text Books," but are  ���������they free when all things are considered?   The people pay for them  in the end.  The Post will have more to say regarding the text books of this  ' province at a later date.  I".' c  :.i ��������� Many people are wondering why this beautiful fall of snow  :-has been'sent at this particular part of the year.- Why, did it not  'come in November or December, us it usually does, is a question  '"that many people have been asking themselves. Here is a suggestion that might solve the problem: This is the first week after the  ? holiday week when the good resolutions are usually scattered to  ,'!the winds and people fall'off the waterwagon. We know of some,  ''people who made good resolutions, but were shortly broken. But  ..you will notice that there is not the usual number of sore heads  .-and battered faces that there generally is. It has been soft falling.  !-\NPo" stones or hard ground.  sessed for Ave'hundred'dollars or more  on the Last Municipal; or Provincial  Assessment Roll, over-and ahove any  registered judgment or charge, or being homesteader, lessee from the  Crown or pre-emptor who has (resided  within the Municipality for a portion  of one year immediately preceding the  nomination,- and who, during -the' remainder of' sai'd year,' has been the  owner of said land, of which he formerly was a homesteader, lessee from  the Crown or pre-emptor, and who is  assessed for five hundred dollars or  more in the last Municipal or Provincial Assessment Roll, over and above  any registered judgment or charge,  and being otherwise qualified as a  voter.  The qualification for a School Trustee shall be, being a freeholder or a  householder within ' the Municipal  School District,- and to, be otherwise  qualified to vote at Municipal elections.  ' Given undor my hand at Huntingdon, B. C, the 30th day of December,  A. D. 1932.  J. W. WINSON,  .Returning Officer.  i.-' STOCK GAMBLING.  Tom Lawson, in Everybody's Magazine, is finishing up the work  of exposing New York's stock exchanges' method of robbing the  >public, which he began in his Frenzied Finance some years ago. ^  "In the current articles he gives a remedy which, if applied, will  fbreak the power of the gamblers in Wall street'to bleed the public.  ��������������� To many people the attack made upon the gamblers by Lawson  ���������"would seem to be extravagant beyond possibility, but the facts  : being uncovered by the Congressional CoMmittee investigating the  ..Money Trust are corroborative of every statement Lawson makes.  ���������-, A governor of the Exchange, testifying" before'the Congressional Committee the other day, stated that so far as speculation  ; is concerned the Stock Exchange considers itself a unit entirely  separate from the public, and with which the public is not supposed  '' to have anything to do, "and if it does, any collateral entrusted to a  -broker is liable for the broker's debts to fellow members on the  r exchange in case of his failure. Or that such collateral may be  *'pledged for money borrowed by the broker, and is forfeited.if the  [ broker fails just.as if it were the. broker's personal property.  Lawson's remedy to curb the thieving manipulation of both  securities and gullable outsiders by the speculation in Wall Street  " is to deprive every New York or other broker having connection  with the Stock Exchange from the mails.    This might accomplish  MARKET REPORT.  The Prices.  The following prices wore quoted:    .  Eggs, retail, per dozen   50c  Chickens, per dozen ..: :.... $4 to $7  Pullets, per dozen  $15  Young birds, per dozen ........ $6 to,$10  Broilers, per dozen'.....'......: $3 to $4  Poultry, live weights.  18c to 20c  Ducks, per. dozen $7 to $9  Ducks, per pound   18c to 20c  Poultry, dressed, per pound 25c,  Turkey, per lb. live weight.. 33c to 35c  Geese, per lb. live weight.... 20c to 23c  Turkey, dressed, per lb 40c  Geese, dressed, per lb.'  27c to 30c  Vegetables. ^  Potatoes, ton   $13 .'to $15  Beets, per sack .-. _  $1  Carrots, per sack 70c  Cabbage, wholesale, per lb  lc  Cabbage, per head  10c to 15c  Onions, per sack   $1.25  Celery, per crate   $1.50  Turnips, per sack   65c  Small Fruits.  Apples, per box ...80c to $1.25  Apples, 5 lbs :  15c  Pears, per box .' $1.00  Eggs and.Butter.  Eggs, wholesale   40c to 45c,  Duck eggs, per dozen '. 60c:  Butter, retail, per lb  40c to 45c  Honey, per comb 25c  Wholesale Meat.  Pork, per lb 12c to 13 l-2c  Lamb, per lb 12 l-2c  Mutton, per lb. 12c  , " Retail Meats.  Beef, best rib roasts   15c to 18c  Beef, loin   18c to 22c  Beef, short loin   25c  Beef, round steak 25c  Boiling beef 10c to 14c  Beef, pot roast 13c  Pork 15c to 18c  Mutton : lie to 20c  mV.hi' i;������ai���������nam���������������������������^  TO THE ELECTORS OF MATSQif  I wisih to solicit youT votes U.v  Reeve of the Municipality. ofMits-  qui far the coming year.  , I a<m .am ^old-time resident of the  district aind ain; owner of property.  I beli������?e I am sufficiently acquainted witih the weeds of the  to   be able! to serve the  ^    Willi    111U    OLUViiv    i^AV"a.i8v,    "������������������    ������"'v>    ���������,..���������.  o--     1.--���������-     fljfltufot;      ������0      QQ   ftD10   TO    BerVB    tUl*  . the desired purpose, provided at the same time newspapers which I peapie in   the capacity of Kneve,  i. j.   J. :-~ -������-~-u'~���������,������,-���������������������������i 'n/i,���������mnno iv, fha nvino nf stncl-   ivath   as I am interested j^ the municipality   <aind   wisSh' to see that thfc  taxes are expended to the totcueBt  .|. print stories of phenomenal advances in the price of stock, were  ���������! also barred from circulation, or made financially responsible.  >.'���������''''     ' \ ���������      ��������� '��������� -..'  NOTICE.  ../..    ... .   i--" Public notice is hereby given to the  'electors of the municipality of Sumas  that I .require the presence of the said  electors at the Municipal Hall, Upper  ?Sumas, on the 1.3th day of January,  r1913, at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing persons to represent  "them in 'the Municipal Council as  "Reeve and Councillors and t\yo School  ���������'Trustees.  jj   The   qualification   for   a   Councillor  shall be his being a male British subject  and  having been  for   the  three  ^months next preceding the day of his  '-nomination   the   registered   owner  in  -'the Land Registry Office, of land  or  ; ������������������''real-property situate within the Municipality of the assessed value on the  last Municipal or    Provincial Assessment Roll of two" Hundred and  fifty  ���������^dollars-or-more-over, and aboyc any  registered judgmental- charge, or be  ing a homesteader, lessee from the  Crown or pre-emptor who has resided  within the Municipality for the space  of one year or more immediately preceding the nomination and who is as-  of the ratepayers.  If elected, I   dhall do all in ruy  power to see 'tfa&t everyone g������������������t.*  a flair deal iaaill that pertaln,s  it;  mutniicip.a,'! m&ttefrw.       '  '������������������iTflmw trary,  WILLIAM ELLIOI'T  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  Jlie district, arid industries already established. 1)  \  Montreal, Nov. 1st, ,1912  B. ]. Gernaey, Esq.  ,   ,,  "Abbotsford,   ~ f, I.  V;^X'  Dear Sir -' . r    _ r_ v " :. ~, .      ' ,.  If the firm will not stand for cutting the order in'.two'. and 'shipping- >  part later, it would probably pay you to take all at once. Ijwill -see -you  about December 5th, and we can talk it over, then. '��������� You had better rearrange your shipping order at once if you wish as there are 6 doz. 52:  collars on spririg order. Don't cancel any as leather has reached-the un-  heard of price of 45c per lb here,.so I would cancel nothing in leather  goodr. I got another raise in price of 5 per cent, and harness and collars  when I got to Regina.    Will explain when I see you.  W. Bradwin, Salesman.  From Lamontagne Limited.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  a ��������� <   ���������  When you require a comfortable rig;. c  one that feels good and looks-good;.  ring up  ' CU.RRIE "& -'McKENZIE   ;  Be Comfortable  during the cold and stormy weather of January^:  Purchase one of our up-to-date Box Heaters. :V  Our Graniteware is unsur  ABBOTSFORD, B. C,  Jas. Elliott Mana  If you are looking  for Bargains in  Town Lots, Farm Lam<  if  See M. L. McPHEl  Insurance-Fire and Eife  Telephone Connection  LlfrtS  Are the proper thing to start the year 1913  Purchase now and make the first payment  New Year's Day  Houses and Lots at Special Holiday Prices and on  the instalment plan 3  w-<  ..u  , -��������� ,.J .....i-wVJ-Mjn^  .!������,-.!. ft...;-  t  I '  Is  l\s-  THB ABBOTSFORD JbOST,      ABBQTSflORD, 0 C<  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������O"������������������������������.i������..������..o������������������.������..������..e..e..o ���������.���������-*..������..������.,������������������������������������..������.,  We have a little Jewelry  and some Watches left  for those who have forgotten their friends dur-  ing Xmas. Prices are  just the same.  IT StE  w:ri V;r ?wea,ers I S. L. CHURCH  $6-00  Value $4.50  JANUARY REMNANT SALE  ..Women's Dress Skirts,  half price  I $4.50 value $2.25; 6.50 at 3.25  Our guarantee stands behind every article  CAMPBELL, The Jeweler, Abbotsford  ������������������������������*������������������**������#������������������.������..������.i(>������e������*������������������������.������..������*.������..#���������  ���������������������������..*..������������������.,  mrjj  /  S������RANBY|  ,  HUBBtR  Unit I ft  ,/  U -  -ii  WE FIT YOU RIGHT  IVlosrpeopIe think of rubbers as". "just  v. rubbers."   We don't.    We think there  are no rubbers made equal to - _  ������.     GRANBY RUBBERS'  We know about these fine-rubbers. -, We.  know what good material goes into them,  how carefully they; are made, and what  careful inspection every pair gets.  We are proud to represent the Granby  Rubber Company and almost as proud as  the manufacturers of the saying, Granby   ,  Rubbers "WEAR LIKE IRON/'  Geo. C. Clark  Abbotsford  j A  ^.i    I a ���������"'������������������is'JSr * 3 i- '     *���������-";-**,������'.' A      -. 1  1  j Mcelroy & Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES  AND' CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St...  5 -1.-        '  CITY  ABBOTSFORD, B d  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  ;> mmmmmmmmmtmmmmmmmmmmaamn ���������  A. J, HENDERSON & SONS PROPRIETORS  gn^am^n^n^nra  BUTCHER  Fork, Mutton,:?*eef, :Veal, Pork Sausages,  Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday  >egmnmg SaU*���������^,  continue  until  Sat.  Evening  January Remnant Sale  .   COAT. VALUES '  We have only five Women's Coats out of our splendid stock,  which we offer- in this sale at just half price. These  Coats are made of heavy Boucle Cloths and Cheviots and  are all this year's:styles���������     ' '  One COAT,"$17.50value, for  '    eg 75  Three COATS, $15.00 values/ for- L.u...ZIZ~S7.50  One COAT, $9.50 value,for  '",' S4*75  $10.00 COATS for  ,,.  S6 50  $ 7.50 COATS, for ._! ,.:.._ ;; ZZZZZIL^OO  $ 6.50 COATS, ; for  $4 30-  $ 4.50 COATS,' for ���������...'".'" .' ' ������300  $ 3.5J0 COATS, for'..:.:���������: a :..: :.....ZZZZZZZ$2."30  We have had such a good business in 1912 that our stock  is nearly all remnants, broken lines and odds and ends.  We have decided upon excessive price cutting for the seven days of this sale in order to assure us of the largest clearance of these goods. , ..'':'.:  This is a matter of business on our part and a matter of  economy on yours. You will be well paid by anticipating:  lyour needs for the balance of the winter and coming to this ���������  Istore during this seven days sale.  -. -> - ������������������.. -. . ,       SS.  January Remnant Sale  Underwear Values���������these are  . for Women, Misses and Chil-  ; dren���������-���������     *��������� . ,r ���������  We realize they must go now or  we must carry them over until  next Fall..  Women's ^Australian- Wool  Un-  '. ion' Suits;1 $2.25 and $'2.50 val-  ' ues;  j atH.d<L,-..: -.::.:..:...-:l $1.98-  Women's Vests and Pants; $1.25  values;  I at*". .'...."....'....I..".....:  98^  Misses'  Australian  Wool  Union  ; Suits; $1.25 values;  i at  '.' *  98^  25c  and  35c  Fleeced  Garments  ��������� for Women, Misses and  Children;   garment,  at "19^  January Remnant Sale    January Remnant Safe  Lace Cur-tains, small lots and  i broken lines; specially priced  ��������� to close.    Some    are    slightly  soiled; but for every soiled  : spot is a price reduction.   pBe  sure and see them.  January Remnant Sale  Remnants of- our fine Christmas  stock of Ladies'   Collars,   all  new styles;  at   50������  65c and 75c values;  choice at  39������  These few laggards from the  Fall stock of Shirt Waists are  most unwelcome here, and  on all we have named price reductions that we hope will  cause them to be received very;  cordially in your home.  A few White Waists "in $1.25 to  '' $2.00..values; go  at ���������;. : 59^;.  $3.50 and $4.00 values in Messa-  line and changeable Silk,  '.  at  $1.98  The  heavy   Silk   Waists,"  $5.00  and $6.00 values; at just half  price���������   $2.50 and $3.00  January Remnant Sale     January Remnant Sale  DRESS GOODS AND SILKS ;���������  mostly short ends and broken  bolts in lengths for waists,  separate skirts and whole  suits.  .  The Dress Goods are mostly staple Serges, Panamas and other  seasonable fabrics, and the  Silks are Chiffon Taffetas and  Messalines; and are all marked from "33 1-3 to 50 per  Cent off.  LACES AND EMBROIDERIES���������  This portion of the sale will  be very interesting to lovers of  fine Laces and Embroideries.  We have measured up all our  fine Laces and Embroideries in  all lengths and made great  price reductions in order to  -close them out.  Every day during the sale \vill find additions to the bargain lots. If you are in need of  anything in seasonable merchandise, come. If you are not in need of anything, come any-  way.   You are sure to be interested.  WASH.  'J. ��������� Infcii ;^ri:'r!S''i���������  <r*r~-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  LOCALS.     *  Scliool opened Monday with ii fair attendance, Mr. It. C. ISiilon, the new  principal, being in charge. Mr. IDalcm,  who comes from the Kootenays highly  recommended, succeeds "Principal  Smith, who resigned recently.  The new boll for SI. Matthew's Episcopal Church arrived this week and  will bo ii'iKLalled in the new tower recently completed in the course of a few  days. The boll weighs i>00 pounds. The  Episcopal Church at Bradner has also  received its new bell, which will be  placed in position shortly.  A prosperous New Year is the lot of all who use our  If is customary to hear bells ringing  in a livery stable, but Dame Rumor has  it that wedding- bells will shortly  chime for a well known member of Ab-  botsford's leading transportation emporium. '  This opportunity is,taken of extending to all our cus-  tamers our many thanks for past favors and  soliciting a continuance of,same  Mr. Howe, who. has been a resident  here for several years, expects to  leave at/the latter end of the week for  California. Mr. Howe has disposed of  his fine residence to Mr. P. Peele of the  local customs staff.  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  I  Some, of the "old timers," who figured in the recent strenuous football  match, are now wondering why they  did it, hut then "everybody's doing it."  The Misses Shortreed returned ,to  Vancouver Monday after spending the  holidays with their parents here.  ��������� MT.  LEHMAN   NEWS.  .At the recent-meeting of the. Matsqui Agricultural and Horticultural Association Messrs. E. Alexander, C. Hill-  Tout, S. S. DeLair, H. riayton, E.  Croy and P. Jackman were elected directors for .the coming year.  Mr. H. Milnie who for some time  has been in great pain from his left  arm which he hurt in a fall, while -in  Sumas lately called on a doctor there  and was told that his shoulder was  .out of joint. He had to be put under chloroform while his shoulder was  being put. into place.'  A large number attended the surprise' party at Mr. McCormacks,  among them being the Marshes, Dona-  ' tellis and Patersons, Miss S. Lehman  from Ruskin, Mi;./ T, Sullivan, A.  Boyle;' W. Satchelf arid' Mrs. Evans of  Vancouver. . ���������.-.'.'..  Capt. and Mrs. De' Graves- traveled  up from Vancouver on Wednesday  and spent the day "at Mr. E. White's,  returning at night to Mr. W. Miller's,  accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. E.  White, Jr.,,and Mr. J. White, who all  spent, an enjoyable evening there.  Capt. and'Mrs. De 'Graves returned to  the city on the following morning.  Mrs. R. -Coghlan returned from Seattle on New Year's Day with her  threa grandchildren.  Misses R. and.L. Owen took a run  down to Biradner and visited Mrs. J.  Owen, staying there overnight and returning home on Friday in company  with 'Miss B. Lehman, who had been  spending her holiday with Vancouver  friends.  The new fast freight, lately advertised by the B. C. E. R., made its pioneer trip on Thursday, arriving at  Mount Lehman shortly aftesr the 11  o'clock car, and continuing on to Chil-  liwack, returning on its way to New  Westminster about 3 in the afternoon.  Master W. Brown left for his home  in New Westminster on Thursday  forenoon, after having spent an extended holiday with W. and L. Fergui-  son.  The late snowfall has been fully  utilized by Messrs. C. Lehman and H.  Ryder, who managed to bag a wild  cat on Thursday and two well-grown  coons on Friday morning.  Ross and Lapp's new engine arrived  .on Friday and was immediately taken|  2���������The Mission Store GAW  out to the mill. Mr. Farbar returned  that, evening, and they hope to have  things in full running order by Tues-  day. ��������� ���������  Mr. J. Medforth, former engineer at  Abernethy & Lougheed's camp, was  in the settlement on Friday, having  come up on a trip to see how all his  friends were getting on. Pie has not  yet fully recovered from the sickness  which caused him to leave Mount  Lehman, and does not intend starting  work again for some time.  The Reverend Mr. Alder's hospitality'Was again apparent on Monday  night, when the Manse was the scene  of much enjoyment on the part or  those who attended the splendid party  given  by   Mr.  and   Mrs.  Alder  to  a  number of their young friends, among  those present being Miss Foster and  Messrs. S. Baker and Straighten from  Abbotsford,    Misses   K.   Lehman,   E  Fullerton, M. Brownell, F. Gillies and  E   Dennison with Messrs. W. L. Fer-  guison, B. Brown, A. 0. Thomson, W.  McEchrane,  G.  Brownell,   W.  Merry-  field, C. Lehman, H. Ryder, R. Marsh,  J. Hay, and H. Nicholson, of   Mount  Lehman.   Games were played throughout the evening and supper partaken  of  in the  daintily  decorated   sitting-  room.   The Misses Alder proved wonderfully   good   entertainers,  and  the  night  passed all  too  quickly  in  the  opinion of the guests.  Mr. o. Hay journeyed to Vancouver,  on Tuesday night to join his, friends  in the peculiar' Scotch custom oi  "First "footing on Hog-ma-nay nicht."  He spent New Year's night in the big  city.  HOW ABOUT TIT SUB?,  If   you  are a delinquent  on  your  subscription to The Abbotsford Post,  we want to see or hear from you.  The  Post has now been running for several  years; and while but few dunners are  being sent out for subscriptions, yet  at the same timera dollar would not  be   amiss  from  those  who ��������� read   the  paper.   We always take it that a man  who reads our papers should also pay  his little yearly subscription at least  once a year.;   Unlike some publishers,  we do not make' a practice of sending  out requests for payment by means' of  the paper's columns,  or through the  postoffice.    In looking  over  our  list,  it is found that there are a number of  people who have not paid for the past  year; so if you are in arrears, kindly  hand in, or send in, a remittance to  cover the amount owed,' and the same  will be heartily appreciated.   Our aim  is for everyone to read the paper and J  pay for it.   It must be a pleasure to *  read The Post once a week, and the f  publisher likes the money. '  centre line of the'Canadian Northern  Pacific Railway. .  ' Thence parallel to and distant (ifi  I'oet from the centre lino of tho said  Railway N. C3' degrees, IC minutes id.,  4,527.5 feet more or loss to the Soulh  Westerly Boundary of the Government  Dyke Right-of-way. The road to be  twenty (20) feet wide on each side  of the above described line.  Diversion   of  a   Portion   of the   Pem-  berton Road.  ���������.Commencing at a point set 44.17  feet S. 48 degrees, 20 .minutes East  of the West Boundary of the South  Half of Block 8, subdivision of the  S.W.% of Section 10, Township 14,  N.W.D. and 33u.9 feet north of the  S.W. Corner of the South Half of  Block 8, subdivision of the S.W.%'of  Section 10, Township' 14, aforesaid;  thence S. "48 degrees, 20 minutes E.  (ast), 61.03 feet to'a post; thence S.'.  5 degrees, 44 minutes W. (ast), 229.56  feet to a post set 33 feet North of the  South Boundary of said South Half of  Block 8, subdivision of the S.W.1^  Section 10, Township 14.  The road" to .be Twenty (20) feet  wide on each side of the above described centre-line;  ' Passed   the   Open   Council   on  the  21st day of December, A.D. 1912.  Reconsidered and finally passed on  the 6th day of January, A.D  1913.  WILLIAM   MERRYFIELD,  Reeve.  JAMES GIBSON, /  Clerk.  I hereby ��������� certify that the above is  a correct copy of the By-law passed  on the 21st day of December, A.D.,  1912, and finally, passed after "reconsideration on the 6th day of January, A.  D.  1913.  JAMES GIBSON,  Clerk of the Municipality of-Matsqui.  3S3������w$  I ���������  Hardware damaged in the recent fire.  Spikes, 2c per lb.  Wedges,"Hooks,'Pulleys, Logging Chains,' Water  Pipes, etc., at Half Price,   '        ���������*  Three reach span buggy and one light democrat  for sale cheap. Must be sold immediately in order to make room for new goods coming.  Hardware and ��������� Furniture  STRAYED���������To my .place, aGiradc  Jersey Heifer, about ���������seven  .months old, on DcccmJbeir 1st.  Ow,neir can claim samp .(bv\paying fojr notice and board. G. C.  K-enney, itf  mile   east,   J4    ^ile  no^th'of Vye Station,  FOR SAALE-5 young milch cows to  ���������- freshen   from   the   27th   of -tins  month.   Apply to-R. OWEN, one  mile south of B. C. E. R., Mount  Lehman.  Dried Brewers'  Grain  In Any Quantity .  Great Feed for Dairy Cattle  G.W.':8RIM������IETT.-  Eyeight Specalist  Manufacturing Optician  Does the' Finest  Optical  Work.  Medical  men and others pay tribute to his skills  793 Granville!-St. ; Yanciiiu dr  J. J. SPARROW, prop.  Abbotsford-  HARRON BROS.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver,  Office  and  chapel   1-034 Granville St.-, Phone 3486  Worth Vancouver, Office asd  ehapeWllfr 2nd St. Phono 134.  J.  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection    - Mission City  NEW C. P. R.  DEPOT.  Operations have been resumed on  the new depot which the C. P. R. are  erecting at Huntingdown, and work  will be rushed from now till the building is completed. The new station will  cost in the neighborhood of $10,000  and will be built on the same lines as  those at Mission Citly, Hammond, and  the proposed new one at Coquitlam.  When the new building Is ready for occupancy it is likely that the present  immigration and detention offices at  Huntingdon will be removed to the  premises now occupied by the C. P. R.  Semi-ready Suits  at $15 and $20  LOOK for the pilce���������and name-tewa  in the pocket-atwayi tht fame.  Alk your Clothier and lend for stylo  book and sample of " Klnj'i Own"  Serge at $20l Send directtoSemi-ready,  Limited, Montreal, for book entitled  "Sir I" if you cannot get It In town.  tihwH-nab\} SaUortog  BEESTON, Mission- City.  City Blacksmith Shop and' Carriage Building  KRAVOSKI & DAVEY, PROPRIETORS  For Horseshoeing,' General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and Repairing, Carriage  building   and   Expert Carriage Painting  i  i rial  We will use yo.u right.  Municipality of  The District of Matsqui  SUIMAS LODGE, No^ 1084, L.O.OJtf  Meets the first and 'third (Friday [  in-each month.  All visiting! 'brethren are invited to attend.  W. C.  Bonds,   Dictator;   E.- W.  Young, Secretary.  Presbyterian Church Notice  HIGHWAY  BY-LAW.  The Reeve and Council of the Corporation of the District of Matsqui,  enacts as follows: '  The following roads shall be established  and gazetted  as public highways:  '-'.'���������������������������.       Smith-Jones Road.  Commencing at a point on the West  Boundary of Lot 6 in Section 13,  Township 17, being distant N. 0. degrees, 52 minutes E��������� 36.3 feet more or  less from the S. W. Corner of the  said Lot 6 and being 65 feet distant  (measured at right angles)  from the  Abbotsford  Pastor���������Be v. J. L.  Campbell,  Ii.  AVB.-Dl .���������  Services���������Sunday school  10  a.m.  Public Wwisfhip 11 a. m.  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public Worship 7.30 p. m.  Choir Practice, Friday 8.p. .in.'  Meeting  for  Bible    Study -,. and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m. >  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. m.  Public Worship'3.30 p. m.  Abbotsford  S. KRAVOSKI  Blacksmith  W. DAVEY  Painter and Decorator  P^  For the Residence,  ;Store or.Office.  power  For Factories and  Industrial Plants \  y.i  'M  noerson &  (Associate  Members Can.  Soc. C. E.)  Civil 'Engineers  R.A.HENDERSON  B..C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office,next P.O. P. O. Box 11  Convenience      Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all aoolicdtions lor service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to .  Light and Power Department  Hoi den Block, Vancouver,  ic Railway

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