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 I  Vol. IV., No. 12.  ABBOTSFORD, B. ��������� C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1912  .00 PER YEAR  EARLIEST TRACE OF MAN IN B.C  t  ^ESOLVEDJTHA-MFYouViLLdyST  CAREFULLY WEIGH OUR QUALITYQfc  QUANTITY WITH OUR PRICES You WONT  CO A WEIGH BUT YOU Wiy^WEIGHT  FOR ALL YOU NEED IN'^PuR^ToRE  ^  copyr������������%h.r, (997'.."by'/?V^~ ���������������>"<������*������*'"'.     .N..Y..  Cotton, regular"15c. a yard, selling now 10c.  Flannellette       .,,  .;12 1������2c.,,     ���������'.,.,       ,,   8c.  Misses' Underwear, 'regular J 1.74, now $1.00 each  Dress Shirts      ( ,,     $1,25,   ,,  75c:   ;v,  Liberal Discount for all other Goods in Store.    .  \*  A   discovery  of   world-wide   in-  Lcrest���������and of especial interest to  British   Columbia���������was  announced  by Mr. Charles'Hill-Tout of Abbots  ford, the other day in the course of  his address upon "Neolithic Man in  British Columbia," says the  News  Advertiser, given before the annual  convention   of, the   Archaeological  institute, of .America at     Pittsburg  Mr. Hill-Tout;-, who, is  the       best  best known, anthropologist in Canada and one of the half dozen most  .widely known ron the American con  ti'nent, reported the  discovery'   at  Kamloops of the skeleton o fa   man'  which, if it:is proved, upon expert  examination, to  be -of the    period  which the finder and the professor  believes if to be, puts back the neolithic period in(B. C." many millien-  iums larther than any previous researches. / ' -  JVlr. Hill-Tout .who is well known  as a; resident'of Vancouver in the  old  days  and���������in  a   wider   field-  as the  author'-of  the  first of the  American volumes in ."The Native-  Races' of the Emprie" series, when  questioned by.'a   representative of  this paper in. Vancouver yesterday,  had a numbqr.^ofv" interesting':par-  Hculars to give regarding-.the- discovery. ,    "Yes','  he   admitted, ."if  the  discovery  proves���������as  I   think  i". will���������to be genuine it will have a  very important bearing archaologr'  ically.    We  find  on ��������� the  American  Continent,, as- in Europe, that  the  same general result has been reach  ed in our archeological studies. Afc  our investigations proceed the neolithic period) is seen? to extend farther and-farther into) the mists of  ,.������reh..sioric yrae until it      recedes  quite beyond our ken.   Taking.that  part of the American continent in  which my own labors have    been  carried on, and with whose archaeology I   am jnost familiar, thisdis.  co very of a   human skeleton in the  ancient clay jbilts  of       Kamloops  would seem to extend <th'e neolithic  .period in British Columbia.      back  many milloniums 'further than any  previous  researches   have   carried  us."  . "What   are   the  grounds,     upon  which you base an> assertion of so  much  archaeological importance?"  was a ��������� natural question.  "I   must reply  a [ little  technic-  skelton had been rolled by the ac  tion of water while it >stiU held tog-ether. The district in -which the  skeleton had been found\ is known  as the "dry belt," and the scarcity  of /water characteristic of this locality would thus account for the  remarkable��������� preservation 'of, the  bones, the dry clay acting ta8 a  hermetic cement coffin for them.!1  Mr.  Hill-Tout    added    that    lie  brought the  discovery before  the  notice, of the Institute, in the hope  that some-archaeologist with  expert knowledge of geological' sifa  tia, would be sufficiently Interested  to pay a   visit to Kamloops and en  deavor to fix with some degree of  definiteness the age" of the. clays.  The .skeleton remains would'be; sub1  jectedto expert examination,-with'  the .view of -determining,. whether  they possess; .any special, characteristics.,  "But  apart from .any .interest they may have; along these  iines',"vour informant      concluded,  "they are of especial interest " on  account of their age to those who,  like "myself, have made a   study of  prehistoric: remains in British  Columbia.   Our evidence of man's pres  ence in this part of the   cont;uent  prior to the discovery of this skeleton extends back at most Lo only  ���������5.000 years. Now,1-if our assumption  of the age ofi the;.;&keletbn be 'correct, the.ascertained period of pre-,  history .must  be pushed/Dack; '-'-at  least fifteen milleniums': farther!'' '���������'���������'   1������   _',-'���������   v  ass  to $1.60, which is a little cheaper  than they <aold at last week. Meat  at retail was offered,7 hrthe usual  variety, and the only change in  price was a slight drop in pork  i5gga sold ,at 5Q tup 55 per dozen at  retail and 45 cents per dozen whole  sale. Butter remained -firm at' 40  cents per pound. Plenty of fish  was on eale at regular, prices and  the only addition to. variety .was  herfin gwfiicn boicT readily at four  pounds; for 25 cents, OnlyJ cut carnations were on sale at the florist1 stand. They'sold readily at  75 cents per -dozen.  In the poultry 'section there was  still a noticeable shortage in comparison to the demand- for birds.  Those who brought in' crates of  birds were besieged-with buyers,  the chief, object apparently being to  get in on the ground floor and snap  up as much as possible. There was  no. advance in the,price of 22c per  pound live weight. - A few \ducks  were offered which were.' sold at  from a dollar to a dollar and a  quarter each, r  No geeBe or turkeys were offered  Some poultry suitable for breeding  .purposes, noticeably .whiiite: ileg-.  horns and. brown - leghorns, Vere  sold at one-dollar each!., ."   j  BACHELOR'S BALL   .y. '   .  PLEA FOR A  ally, I am afreaid,'! Mr Hill-Tout  replied, smiling. "The skull belong  ing to the skeleton proclaims a cran  lai capacity and development equal  at least to any.of the known neo-^  lithic peoples of this region and approximates so closely to. the "dolichocephalic type of akuU. foundY in  the'older midden heaps of B. C. and  which we suppose to belong to a  long-headed people who dwelt  there before the advent of the prea  ent short-headed tribes, that it may  well be regarded as; the shull of a  man of the neolithic, period."  Asked as to the manner in which  the skeleton was brought to light  Mr. Hill-Tout said this was done by  the action, of a small stream, which  had cut a channel for itself in the  clays." The bones were seen to  beprotruding from; the face of this  channel about 12 feet down, from  the top" he explained. "They lay  in a disordered condition, apparently jumbled tpgether as if  ANOTHER CORONER'S :IN QUEST  An Austrian-Hungarian met his  death at Camp 2 on. Sunday be. being struck .with, a pieeej olj, falling  rock from a   blast.' .:  Coroner Stuart of Mission City  deemed it wise toehold, an investigation, which took place, on Tuea  day last at the camp.  The following jurera were sworn  in, Messrs A. McCallum, fonuan; G.  H. Kerr, O. E. Burneau, ���������. Langley,  and W. Longfellow".     .������   - .' -  After hearing the evidence the  jury brought in the, following verdict; .That the deceased came" to  ins death through a blow from a  rock or piece of stump after a blast,  and from the evidence the jury .can  come to no other; conclusion than  that it was owing-to the negligence  of deceased and can blame noone  else/  Under instructions from ��������� Con-  stable LiBter, Mr. Burneau had the  remains buried at the cemetery on  Wednesday laBt.  ,The. other man hurt at the. same  time is progressing very favorably  at Dalton's hospital   ������  Watch, Clock   and  Jewelry   Repairs at Campbell's the Watchma-  er in Clark's. Shoo Store.  O! Abbotsford bachelorsrhang your  ;'i'heads lo'wy   Y/v~'-'-"./    ���������'" '/  Tri\ disgrace, for you surely must  1 have?/f alien,     '        ���������  When you leave the ladies to cough  up;the  dough  For, a I dance this dull time, to ,6n-.  ,   liven. .   .  '���������   ^      , .-  At foot ball oc tripping; the 'light  fantastic,'  Your graceful figures may always  -  be seen,       '   '  Asyour step, pray make your pocket elastic, i  And 'shell  out'  the   indispensib.le  'bean',  'On the spot' to be 'Johnny' is all  quuite-well.  When the sport is all fixed for the  taking, ".   ,  But please to remember and on this  fact  dwell.  Most "enjoyment. takes trouble^ In  making.  THE MARKET.  Cold weather failed to keep the  people away from the New Westminster market on Fridayl ast, although the attendannce was email  in the earlier hours. Offerings were  a trifle more numerous than on  other market days recently, and,  all in all, the imarket was better  than it has been for some time.  Poxk was plentiful at wholesale  but there was n������' beef, offered for  sale, though the prices remained  unchanged. Vegetables: were very  scarce, thoug hthere -were no alterations in .prices. .Moer.,.'.. lihan  forty'boxes io fapples were offered  the  for sale,.at prices ranging ..from $1.25  So those of you dwelling in single  estate  Why not bear your own part in the  town's  fun? i  And don't run the risk of being cafl  ed a   'cheap skate.'  Please! Because of the former class  I'm one.  WEE   WILLIE.  (Wee Willie does not sigh his  name, but we-guess; it is all right  but without joking we would like  to have* Wee' Willie's name, and*  pass it over to the labies club so  it can be poster? up .as among the  eligible young .bachelors who are  in'-.he field for t������ale, alid. willing to  become meek little husbands for the  asking. Sign your name, nextf time.  ���������ryJL.) ���������-...     ',���������  An early closing petition ift the  ���������talk of the town. Some of the mer  chants want to close- every evening, at 7 {p.hi, excepts Saturday evening and before holidays. Surely  'satisfactory arrangement can be  made, to suit all and forr the convenience  of  the  public. THE ABBOTSFORt) POST,  ABBOTSFORD. B. fc.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published    every    Krlduy '"by ' the " Post  Publishing Company, j   ..-.'.'  ���������   .. A'Av'e'ekly Journal devoted'to/the'-lnter-  '���������'"ests of, Abbotsford and auu ^"iidinjj dl.s-  ��������� trjct.'   -��������� '���������'���������    ���������"���������'���������    ���������':'���������'���������    1'"'';" ' '. ������������������'  ������������������ '    Advertising Rates made know..*  Ii ap-  plication.        ' l'!''     !'���������"���������      ' ' '     K   ���������:  "      fiftO AT, ADVn>TJT"(}3-INa--l2 cents per  ',"���������;,line.'tor'flrs.t 1-nsei'tlon''and'8'cents a line  for all 'aubs&qucrit c&'tiseeutive'Insertions.  Our Shibboleth���������Neither. "Tor nor ngin'  the   OovernmeatJ ^> :*,;���������    >-.,;.������������������,������  ..-���������..  January j  S������o  : I..,','  .V'l ,  1*  R"  Sot  6  J  2  3  4  5  0  7  8  9  10  it  f������  13  14  15  16  17  Id  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  20  30  31  '���������  TSBtartwra  FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1912  What is to be the future of Canr  ada?   Shail Canada be for Canadians,* or shall.Canada-be,.for "the A,-  ?nerican, ,>.the -Britislh-born   or,  for  individuals with  big ideas  on'-Im-  perialistic  fancies   to  practice   11P7  on?, These are questions that must  appeal to. the. Canadian these days.  The thoughtful reader and thinker  cannot but see that Canada Is com  ing'''to. the   front   as., a .nation���������a  ..prize, worth, having; and ,also v, a  country .where the very brightest  prospucts -before   it.   He    cannot'  lielp  but see'that  Canada   is  ap-  . .pr.oachjng.-, that'stage ;of  develop-  ..  ment where it will either be'come  a   great nation of itself -or the tool'  of'some other country to experiment .upon.  ."-. The recent election has distinctly  told the  Americans that.   Canada  does not want to belong to the Un  ited States, preferring to" exist of.  itself-and' do business  at  the  old  stand but on.a   free bapis untrammelled.   This  election  creaults   appeal?. also..to.have.been capable'of  another  interpretation���������that    .  of  Canadians having1 high 'Imperialistic ideas.   In* regard to the. latter'  we doubt very much jf there is a  ���������  Canadiia,n-born   citizen   o'f  Canada  to-day-who "wotdd'wish, to 'be-Im-  penalized, according to the ideas of  the Bonar. Law, Lord^Milner or any  other great- British' politician.  The  true Canadian-born.ao,:usually,,,- a.!  man having a   free--untrammelled  ., spirit���������wanting to.be free to carve  out his own destiny, according, to  ���������'his own ideas; and we 'belieye that  that isi the kinc\ of .government he'  '  wishes,.to.;be,,governed! under..-All  vCanadians, recognise "i.he protection  .that the. mother country gives-,   to  Ganadai and probably that is as far  as it goes.   That the true Canadian  born' is not wanting  in      loyalty  there are events in  the  pas': history of the country to uphold. The  Canadian sentiment-is-a   sensitive  one���������the same as the Canadian him  self���������very jealous of his own rights  We believe- the Canadian  w'ifll 'always 'resent  interferen'de      from  any source voutside  of Canada   in  dealing with Canadian affairs.   But  the question is dp we want to be  Imperialized?   What does it mean?  These are questions that we as: a  na!tion ((must   answer..  We all wish to see Canada -grow  in population with its* teeming millions of people and billions of dollars worth of trade; and-in-thismafc  ;. Jug we want to see .those who come  to settle in Canada, whether they  . be British-boriv    >Axnerican-born,  Swedish-born, French-born become  imbued with the true Canadian spirit with Canada,in ideas, as sensit-'  iveive and -sympathetic about out  Canada we want none of the problems of the Old  World  whether  they come from, Great Britain*,    or  Turkey.,, We want'Canada full of'  Canadianized..people :\vhether.Can-;  adian-bdrn people .or the adopted,  home of foreigners.   And if to; be'  ���������fmfc>eri|alizcd (means   th|at 'Canada1  has to 'do with.the British political  and moral problems, then we believe that Britain will, when the vital moment comes receive an\ ans-  ,wer, from Canadians as -effective as  did the Americans wvLth their) reciprocity   cry.   .,  It  seems  strange   however   that  the feeling should have 'got abroad  that Canada wants' to be .Imperialized.   That interpretation  was  indeed  far-fetched.   The   last   Dominion election was not won on strict  ly partyl ines.   It was won' on the'  Canadian 'sentiment  that, reciprocity was not what Canada  wanted  ���������to  put it 'stronger   or   probably  more bluntly, it' was]' vftm on,,.the  principle.that.reciprocity if ]rought  into ,practice,;as presented  at the  election would touch the individual  pocket of the Canadian.   Canadian  sentiment  regarding   the   dollarsd  and cents has always been, a   very  sensitive 'one.   This   went  a, little  further���������it meant the exploiting of  .of the country to our disadvantage  We think the-loyalty cry had very  little to do with the Conservatives  being- in- power.   So it seems very  strange, that English       statesmen,  should run away with the idea that  ���������Canada-wants to  be.: imperialized.  When Canadians  want      anything  trust them .they  will- seek  it, but  will never have  it  thrust      upon  them. - . .  'ij-  began   ruuKiiig   gi.uu    ...m    uwr  there   on   the;,railroad   platform,   tpT  day, when you; stood on  the burning,  trunk" and  all /.but  you..had  fled,, or,  .words to' .that .effect..... She\began, you, j  and .that's something like .loving. Now,  you������������������"���������        ,- , ,���������   ������   ���������.      -��������� ,     .-a  ��������� It has. been suggested that there  x&.'something wrong,with the. Canadian-born.     Go  into  the    "United  States.   It will not be  long, be tore  it will:be thrust on you'what a fine  'country ithe-.States is���������that-.this is  the.* most wonderful, country filled  with ��������� opportunities, and- that there''  is no flag like the Stars and Stripes'  So.great'has :this/ idea^ become regarding;, the .flag! that .Americans in.  Canada-,when-they see.-the    Stars  and Stripes,- even in'cheap      tcn-;  'cent moving picture shows willal-,  ways  cheer.   The" .British-born  be  he/Englisihman.or-Sctochman,  the.,  Irish1.alwajys assimilate their ideas  with theirVadopted country, when  he conies to\Canada does not forget  to^,accept "'.every  opportunity  that  itself, to -te!ll.;"how. ,it -.was- done-' in.  the-.Old -Country.   What of       the  Canadian? 'He  stands   meekly   by  and listens/often forgetting .to im-~'  press the fact that Canada has also'  a; way of 'doing. ,thesev ^hings,     or  should hav<5, irrespective of how it  waa or is done,, in any other country.   The Canadian spirit is^not assertive  eno-.ugh.   ���������  "Kyle, I've told you, once or, ^wlce?  -that I; don't relish that kind of joking.  Now; you cut it out."  "What be you going to do about It,  If .1.don't?" .inquired, Kyle,,lazily... He  balanced his huge fists on his knees.'  "But I won't hurt you, son. All I'll  do is brush you away, ,lf you ever  come at me. I'll have to do that  much. But you really ought to get  this matter with Blinn ' Wlggln  straighte-isd out. Save your muscle  for him,-,son. .for -he*, didn't seem  to like what I-was telling him about  you."  "What grudge have you got against  me, Mr. Kyle? I'm attending to my  own- business. But you seem, determined to got me'Into-trouble." '  "Don't thoy .over have a little innocent fun down where you' come  from?" .....  "Damn, your sense, of humor!'' exploded' the ���������_ young man. "Try It on  some .one else."    .  ''It-seems to work best on you," replied Mr. Kyle serenely. Then,' ho  chuckled his -appreciation of the  young man's wrath. "And young Wig-  gin has'been' paddling:ih' enough foolish water, lo-day, to havo'lt< work on  him just about-'-as nicely.' 1 like to  see things brought to a head." ,  "What in - Heaven's-'name do you  .want to be.so malicious for?" pleaded  George, desperately.  ��������� .I'Maybe I-ain't, had theatre shows  enough in- my lifetime," confessed  Kyle. "I have to get up my' own  shows. A .man can't go through his  whole lift suffering for entertainment." - - ,  ��������� Others had begun tqfiocl: back toward ih������j uvern, the centre. of the  nllage.    This hot sun had dulled the  marching,   ardor  .of    some;   ,in- the  ^' -     -  tavern, was   a .room, where   Corran  sheer, was dispensed freely. In a few  moments; the" big.,.room,   the   porch,  and "the'street in front were thronged  by clamourous celebrat'ors.  'One  young''man 'interested-'George  in- 'spite "of-"himself. ���������' He- passed' and  :repassed -several" times,- and" stared at'-  ���������George-with-an expression that com-*'  -bined- -Interest - and  insolence.    When ,  he    strode- ��������� by ������������������ .and    -stared, : Kyle  chuckled. -George guessed the identity  of this young man .In the belted cor-  .���������;duroy: coat-before his attendant tor-  ���������mentor-saw flt.to .fully enlighten him.  :i ��������� Kyle - was. -relishing ..the   first   rehearsal   of  the   little  drama  he  had  planned. -,.   . -t   ,: ���������-,.;..      ���������'  "Blinn,". he called, at length,, when  young- Wiggin..was at some distance,  and the call therefore .attracted, attention, 'you'd better, come over here  and be .introduced. This is the feller,  and he says^he's going to show you  .'a few .city, tricks, in .the girl-catching  linf* that "will make your performances up this way look like a June  pelt after * the moths - have been" Into"  it " -''.'. ���������      ���������  -Young ��������������������������� Wiggin ��������� ��������� came1 * forward  a  diaSing'asiet of Single orBorol^IIar-  riess  B.J. GERNAEY  P.O.Box 45  Abbotsford, B. C.  LIVERY AND FEED STABLE  Having purchased the interest of Mr.D.  McKenzie I am prepared- to give the  best of satisfaction as to prices and  comfortable rigs. Stables open day  night to do business.  I solicit your patronge.  h. Mckenzie, PRoP.  Advertise in the   POST  :������������������>���������>���������>���������$���������#$���������$ &  <& ���������^^���������XKA<^^<^ ���������:������������������:������������������;������������������������������������������������������<  ER8c CO.!  t g.a. su  ���������*>  f P. 0. Box 58  1  v&  /   ,      Phone Central ^  Telegram-Sumner, Abbotsford, B. C.      "  C  rout.a jocxjooooooooooooc  THE  H.ACKWOODSMAN  ': Bj Actc<ji Seymour  Qoo6ooocK26qoocx^^  and'that's enough for one da/.  "   He'filleir his pipe,, ai.'d lighted it.  "What do you think of her, now  that youfve seen her?"' he asked,'  closing one eye sis lie .looked at  George. ''I know a .lot of yC������c������g chaps  that would f all in len-e vnth h'er before  they fell- In 'iove with heir tivit^rlands.  But,'in youir case, I suppoie JO" can  combine bu siness a:ad pj'eaaui'%/ ���������  -George v,������as too. dflsgusled U' r^Yf.  to this raillery. '  "I  was  speaking to  TJlinn "VWgghY  about it," went on the j bcosei trouble  stirrer! ,..."I-told -him .th<,-Great-Tnist  Co. knew what they we re doing whe.n  tt;j0   .  i.    . tney Plcfeed out a goc 1-looking chap  side  interference  as  Canadiana.In    and sent him up here.   Why, son, you,  promptly.-- -lb'was* plain ' that-he was  -heated by liquor, though his.gait was  steady.- He--was-excited enough by  what he had drunk to be a victim to  Kyle's malicious .meddling.:>. ���������.  ."There's^such a-thing as.Joking on  the wr,ong-subject," he declared hotly.  He addressed' himself to the two of  them.   , . .  "I am not joking Mr.'"Wiggin ��������� I  take that to be your name," Interposed ' George,''-with"' dignity: ��������� ��������� "Kyle  is making ������'all the talk." You'll kindly  leave -me out." -        -   .  ��������� "If you' want ,to pick.-this ;thing^  up," cried Wiggin,1 now.' turning on  George to the' exclusion of1 the real  culprit, "go ahead/-and.-pick. , But  .you'll: find, it's :got a. hot-end,, to it"  It; was. plain, that Kyle had done (some.  artistic provoking.; Young ; Wiggin  was ready to fight, at the. first word  from the one whom he thought his  rival.. .... .:. ^,. ..- -v..       ;'.....  , ���������,  "You. may make a ,fool of- your own  eelf over gossip; but you can't make  one of me," said George, keeping.his  temper.  ''If you  hadn't  been   n;-;'-''"������g  some  kind of cheap talk," insisted the other.  "Kyle wouldn't have had anything to  start on.   I don't stand for any ������Ossip  about me.   There's been too much of  IS-along-this border alr-eady. - This is  a-good.:time-to put-a stop to It."  .   "Begin with,.those,who have gossip-  ,ep'^bout. you,' 'adv.sed Gecrge, coldly  nnd''���������.contemptuously.    "As far as I'n--  concern ed, I never hcHrd of ycu  tili  a i'cv' ]t0r-'" -���������- "   (Continued  on Page Three.)  T  T  V  T  T  t  T  t  T.  Town Lots,'. Farm Lands  - ��������� ���������  .     " ��������� , ' -���������"    -'      , ': '  Business 'Propositions' -and ��������� -,  Realty in every shape; and ���������  form For Sale.   ���������  f  t  T  I  T  t  i  i  T  i  *S3E  INSURANCE LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  or snappy .investments'" ���������  in town lots, acre-     ;  age or farm  property   '..  "������������������see.:::.  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  3'HV".  V I 1  aamiiHiuMtmMHJiuimiiMiiiMiMiyi^^ ���������**'   *PV" ~ ** ' '���������* V >." ���������  ^i"'*x'    ���������,, p--��������� ���������r.-.^-rn-r-^n^nmjnA, mu iL^w^J-"Tl>"jJ'.'iw--jy x-wlhiij  "Mj.'iv'V..ll!   t"JJ-.l'"3'?,E^"^,l���������"i.'-'^Ji'''������,*ifrUt'Vil"fK\fi}SSnr",TF Vt&i'lid'������.'f.''iyHr"d>AJrj   A&, "������!'.3l!i l16  1-flE ��������� ABB0'>SF0BD 1OST,  ABBOTSFORI), B. C<  , Sill1.'.J JJ*������'-*!?'*'*-*-*iy^..?!.'l'lL.'������**g  asmaxxt.  LJ.\.IJ  acac  Gents' Furnishiiigs, Boots-and Shoes  We h  ave in  Stock  AMES HOLDEN BOOTS and SHOES  Granby Rubbers and Rubber. Boots,  Leather Top  Rubbers,  Lumbermen's Rubbers,  Big,Horn Brand Shirts, Overalls, Uunderclothing,  Sox, retc.    Our Stock is New.  GEO,   C.  CLARK,Abbotsford,B.C.  T '.,! . ������&..-.. JJJ .-  *XC  """""""""""""""i  Q8B5S*  ERCIAL  HOTEL  ���������J   MCELROY & Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  I  ABBOTSFO  :������B������  mmsumwaBSBsaa  ABBOTSFORD, B. C    ''"   uii      [ o / ���������'  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  PROPRIETORS  FECKHAM & HUTTON  A. M, KING  BUTCHER���������  Pork, Mutton, fteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  Ey&ight SpeCalJSt (Associate  Members Can.. aSoc. G. E;)  ;   Maiiiifacfuring Optician     CM1 Engineers  Does the Finest Optical Work.  Jfltedieal men. and others* pay tribute to his -skill.  793 Granville St. -Vancouver  Perhaps bus!n������s������ I������  dragging for the want of  a helping hand, or a little  more capital. Mien with  money and men with  brains read thie paper.  ".'���������.You can reach them  ;;,throygh our Classified  Want Ads.  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Offiec,next P.O. P. O. Box I I  CANADA'S  Greatest Nurseries  Want   a   f-epri&Benjtative      for  MISSION CITY,  B. C.  and surrounding district  The -reliability, healthy condition  of our stock as well as trja^ness to  ������ame must be appreciated by the  Public or they would not hav*  helped us to increase our business  yearly since 183T, the date of our  establishment.  ���������   ������ur firm's  name lends prestige  to our representatives/  Complete line of Nursery SStock  for SSpring 1911.  Write  fok-  full particulars.  STONE ^WELLINGTON  The FonthHl Nurseries.  TORONTO,  (Continued on Page Two.)  This did not placate uilnn. It colled  him more. It was dismissing him as  a nobody.  ^ "Because you're a Montreal dude,'  don't you "think that anybody else  amounts to anything eise in the  world? Now, you can't],come up here  and sneer at people! ,]I,'m going to  close your mouth for you, and'close'  It, now." '"���������.(?    .���������������������������  "That's the kind; of;'; talk, Blinn,"  shouted .one ' of ',the','. bystanders.  "You've sure got a. reputation up and  down the border, ,eyen; if they don't  know you .where the bantam come  from.    Back It up, now!" ������ ~  There was a good-sized crowd; by  this time. Others came running, summoned by the magic word, ''Fight!"  They grouped themselves In a hollow  square, hemming In the two principals. The celerity with which this  was done showed that fist', duels In  the north country y were prized, re-,  spected, and were common.  ������������������ "I. was just thlnkin' that that band  music was H'ble to smooth out tempers and spoil. the fightin', to-day,"  confided ' a burly woodsman to . his  neighbor in the press; "and that  wouldn't have suited Cornelius. But  them two young chaps seem, to be  husky enough to start 'er off In good  Bhape."  ; "Now, back up what you've said  about me,".' demanded Wiggin. "And  there's only one-way of backing-it  lip." ���������' '  The crowd had massed around .so  quickly that George ^aiti not retread-  without fighting his way through the  press. But he had no quarrel with-  this young fire eater. He had no  appetite for fight. His desire at that  moment was' rather to fi-ht the  'meddlesome Bill Kyle. The grin on  that worthy's face stirred fury J"> his  victim. To the astonishment of the  crowd George turned his back on  .Wiggin, who already had his fists up,  and walked over to Kyle.  -"I'll not stand for this. You tell  that man, there, that you've put up  this Job, or I'll settle this thing with  you, Kyle, here and now. You've  gone too far."      .  "Oh, go get a reputation!" chuckled  tbfe Imperturbable .boss. ''Begin With  a man of your own size. I'm startin'  j/ou right, .son."   < ,,    !r  "Look-a-here," cried Wiggin, rushing to them, "don't you insult a  rriend of ' mine. You . tattled your  goWp to the,wrong man, young fellow. Bill Kyle told me.''Now, don't  *pl������ase him/, that was plain. Harry  could see that his face changed. B,ut  he walked on. * When he was about  to pass the- Indian, :Noel". raised hla  brown hand.  "I wait here. She wait t::ore. You  have not come/^  (Continued  next  Issue)  WATER NOTICE.  Notice 7s hereby fiven that .'ui  application will be made un'd'jr  Part V. of th& WaterJ Act,. 1009, to  obtain a licence in the Chilliwack  Division of New Westminster District.  (a.) The .name and address, and  occupation' of^the applicant; Hope  Alanson, et al, Abbotsford, B. C,  Hardware  Merchant.  (b.) The name of the kke, stream  or isouirce (if unnamed, 1he description is) a spring rising4in the south  eajs-t quarter of 'Section! 22, Towvi  to   the  day of,  ship 16.  . (c.) The point of diversion, about  310- feet south easterly, from,1 the  north-west corner o"f the south-east  quarter  Section  22. '  (d.) The quantity of water applied for (in cubic' feet per second)  one-seventieth (1-70) cubic foot per  'second.  (e.)The character'of the proposed  works, Tank, and pipel ine.  (f.) The premises on which the  water is, to be used, Five dwellings  houses in Abbotsford TownRite.  (g.) The purposes ifor' which the  watter is to be used, Domestic supply.   ,     ' '��������� '   , -  (j.) Area of Crown Land intend  ed to tfe occupied by the proposed  wiorka,   none, .���������,. , ''-'.    ���������'������������������_._  (k.) This notice .was posted . on  the; 15th (day. ot January,; '1912, and  application will be made  Commissioner on the 17tti  February.   1912.  (1.) Give the inamea and address  es of any .riparian/' proprietors or  licensees who or whose' lands are  likely to be affected by the, propoa  ed works, 'either above\_ or below  the outlet, John Kingrose Sutherby  Ladner, B. <C,    .  '(Signature)'HOPE  ALANSON  ��������� Abbotsford^ "B    C.  WOMAN'S INSTITUTE  The Woman's Institute met at  the home of Mrs.' Gamon. on Tues-  for  day last "and elected >'officera  the coming year as follows;  P^-eist���������Mrs.  Walton.  Vice-Pres.���������Mrs. Barr.  .   SK-i-'re'tary/���������Mrs. .Abercrombie.   '  Treas.���������Mrs.' 'Blarichard.  Directors.���������Mrs. Cox, Mrs.  C ��������� J.  Ward.                ' ,   *  .; Auditor's;���������Mrs.   Portsmouth   ani  -Mrs.\Reid.           At the close of the meeting/tea  annd cake were' served.  ���������v��������� o   '���������" The -Abbotsford 'Dancing ' Club  has a class every Tuesday evening and also on; Friday evening at  eight o'clock ������h!arp. Every Friday  night there is a social'hop after  the class is over in the Maple Leaf  Hall,'" Abbotsford.' ������. ' C. ' Now' is  your chance to join'the class. Tim  'McElroy,-- Instructor.   ,  argairx \  The Biggest Value Ever Offered Residents of the Fraser Valley,,  ,By special arrangements we are; in a-position to'make the following offer:  The Family Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal  The beautiful premiurnpictiireerfitst5ed 'Home AgaSn'  Size 22x29 all ready ior framing, and j    .  THE ABBOTSFORD POST!all three for $1^50      ,  The 'beautiful picture ' \ Home P z&i?" is the best picture ever offered newspaper -readers;. 'It is simply marvellous how. sucfya; picture1"can."b"?; included with..The  Family Herald and .Weekly .'Star at lo ��������� small' a -price. :  Send your .order at once to .  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  ���������������t^������  &?  XI  \ let.repairs  eat; tip your,  Whether they represent actual;cash outlay,, or  only the time of yourself and your help, repairs  are waste just the same. When you make an  improvement���������no matter how small its cost <may  be���������let it be permanent. . Then it is a real investment, some-,  thing on which you can realize in cash should you decide to  sell your property; and something that will pay you constant  dividends in convenience, sightliness and comfort as long as  the farm remains your own.  Concrete Improvements Are Permanent  They last as long as the very hills themselves. They do not  require experts to build them. Their first cost, in most cases,  is no more than for inferior materials.  Aren't you interested in the subject of permanent, modern  farm improvements?  Then write for the book that describes hundreds of them���������  "WHAT THE FARMER CAN DO WITH CONCRETE"  ��������� ;>-..       ,  .' '.. //*..-.    *   .  It Isn't a Catalogue. Every one of Its 160 handsomely Illustrated pages Is'Interesting and Instructive. They tell how to mix concrete, how to place.It, yv/hatjean be.idone  with It.    The book was printed to sell for 50 cents, but we have a copy ftor you, free.  Send  Your   name   and   address  on  a postal will bring this book  TO YOU ABSOLUTELY FREE  ;Mail the postcard to-day.      The book will come to you by  ���������return mail. .   Address  NATIONAL BANK BUILDING  MONTREAL; P.Q.-  *������������������������*������������������  ���������h.- .../S--M.V UfAM" "-v* FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. P.  ���������3BK!  SOCIAL AND PERSONAL  Mr. F. H.Lister is the name of Ab-  botsford's  new   constable.  ._ ��������� ��������� * ��������� ���������.  Mrs. Buker of Aldcrgrovo was in  (own  on  Wednesday.  Miss  Cas*wef]  I his week.  was iin   Vancouver  Mrs. Hector McJKenzie and family  arrived in Abbotsford this week  and will reside here in future.  Mr. D. iMatheson was In town on  Thursday. (   *  Mr. Robert Lowers ,has gone to  Alberta where he haa secured a  contract with the J W: Stewart &  'Company,  _: o   Mr. J. A. Blair of Vancouver paid  us a   visit this week.  Mr, Nixon of Vancouver spent  Sunday in town. These Vancouver people cannot keep away from  nice   Abbotsford.   ���������  Mr. E. N. Brow'm wa9 in VaTicou  ver   dus   week.  Where are you going lady?? To  Norway, you come along too?  Mr. D. W'inton was in Vancouver  this week. What about the lady's  trunk which arrived about/' the  same time? It was addressed to  ->ii-������. D.   Winton.   o   Why does a   bear keep hiding?  A petition is beuig circulated in  the. Fraser ValleyV asidng^the government to raise the. ducy, on America^ hay coming into. Canada., It  appears ihat the Americans can  bring their-hay and land it in Vancouver for $2 duty/ and $4 freight  thus underselling the Canadians but  making'Lair money aty $20 per.ton.  The Canadians have to'pay $4'duty  ������������������on hay shipped to, the American  markets - ��������� c  something'  t?   If   you  The Radioptican. is  new.   Have  you seen  have you will want to, see it again  If you have not} you will have   an  oportunity. on .Wednesday January  21st in the Orange; Hall in Abbotsford.   This is -the only, machine  of  its kind on tour on the f acific cogst  showing pictures and views  from  all parts of the world and of interest to all.   Admission 25  cents.  Remember the 'date. .   *   PUBLIC GUARANTEE  That most beautiful picture, entitled. "Home Again" has brought  such an enormous amount of new  ���������subscriptions to the Family Herald  and weekly Star, that, the publish  ersare finding it impossible to keep  up with the filling! of orders, but  'in the columns o{ that paper this  week, we notice a positive guarantee from the publishers that ev-  ery-.subscriber to that great weekly  ior-1912 will receive a copy'of the  picture, "'Home Again" Their  guarantee is sufficient and subscrib  ers need (not feel anxious although  p.-j-.ure may be delayed for a   few  weeksi.   Those  who  have  not   yet  subscribed  to .the  Family 'Herald  and Weekly iStar ishouli, do so at  once and make sure of having a  copy of the picture "Home Again.'"  We learn that the; publishers     are  contemplating 'something'./or next  season, thac will niaka this, picture  even more valuable than at present  One dollar pays for -a   ful lyear's  subbcriptioA lo the paper, ana ihe  and. uie picture.   See ouc. offer in  PBESBYTERIAN LADIES AID  ������a. January 29th the ladies of the  Presbyterian, Ladies Aid will be at  home in the Maple Leaf>Hall to all  ,who attend the Lecture and, Color  ed views on  chac  dace. a  is hinted that this will be in a class  all by itself in,the.way of instruction and .amusement, and, to have  a pleasant intellectual evening ail  ,who can -should be present. The  price of admission is 25 cents and  it will be well worth the money.  Oh, you )dear bear. Do, I see you  hiding   there?  OUR SPECIAL THIS WEEK  Will be Cream Rolls, Cream Pud's, and all kinds o"  ��������� Pastry, and English Pork Pies.  Abbotsford,  Bakery ALBERT  LEE, prop.  sj.ua  SSSR  ���������P   \  ases*  AFTER   YOUR   BUSINESS  Alanson is alter your business (his yea; wilh a vim'end energy known only  to I ) 12.    Alanson wants your business, and ycu want lo deal wita him if  you have your.own interests at heart, which of course you have.    For  Doors, Windows Sashes, etc., Paints and Oils  General Hardware of all kinds and descriptions  HOUSE   FURNISHINGS,   FURNITURE, ���������   .  STOVES,   KITCHEN  UTENSILS, go to  OUR   AMBITION  is to have everybody in the valley buy here, because  we have the right goods at the right prices, and we  are giving you the best service. Our Stock is complete in everything you need.    A few of our lines:  in styles most in demand in B.C.  Fir and Hardwood. Also a nice  line of Grass Chairs always on hand  >toves and  of the celebrate  also a.full line.of  3XC  Co.,  flat's Stoves.  including Suits from $11.00 up.  oots. ana . onoes  We handle.Steele Boots. for farm  work which last for years with the  . roughest, work.  ?  in tiie  liarens  are  als. . Novelty  Children's9 Sleepers  that-wear well./'  amy  eatner Goods  for children in Rubber and Top  Boots at very attractive'prices. ���������  Ladies' and Men's Rubber Boots  $2.25 up, the best Canadian brands  ���������������-. ���������.. ���������' ������������������ ' ���������'���������~~.  Everybody is welcome to come to the Finest Store  in the valley where  Sell Everything  HARRO'N BROS.  Emfe frrers znd Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel   1-934 Granville St-.-,     Phone 3436  JN.ortL Vancouver,        Ufiice    and  ���������.. ���������' _o���������  Mi\  Ruttluff   of  Mafcsquiwas   in  town  an   Thursday.  .  ���������    r..! _.  I    Peerless 200 Egg Incubat-)!-  and  (Brooder for isale,   almost new. iip-  ply to C. Sumner, or C. A. R/all, j.\  botafojrd, B. C.  Campbell for first-class watch repairing. Work guaranteed. Clark.s Store is  where he does the work, Sec him.  /'  Hardware and Furniture  Eas^  g!U-LIU O.J- J  9_  t  By scientific breeding we have developed two  distinct and. practically unrelated strains of our  Snow S.C.W. White'Leghorns. These have all  been developed from our original two uurelated  families of birds by the most careful selection and  eorrect breeding.  .We are ready to book any order, large or small.  Proprietors - .  Abintsford, B.C.  NTER  Geo. Zeigler ������������������  Carriage, House  and Sign Painter  Call and get prices.  All work guaranteed  Abbotsford -  Painting, Sign Writing  General repair work  J.E.PARTON  Abbotsford"     ������������������ B. C  Good Storage Room for.  Furniture.  B/C. ���������    WATCH ABBOTSFORD GROW  .   ...   /  ABBOTSFORD  rain  | Don't forget , ���������  WHEAT  $2.00  A sack  We buy Poultry  J. J. SPARROW, PROP.  Matsqui  Hote  MISSION CITY, B.C.  '    This'hotel makes a specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.     Comfortable  sitting-  room and   best of  hotel service.  -Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 f.er day  CHAS. E. DeWITT, Proprietor  mKuamu^nmKsmmmimmmmn  lectric light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all applications for. service from our Ikies.  Address all enquiries to ;  ��������� ���������������������������::''��������� ������������������'���������;   ." .  '.���������'���������     ������������������   . ,';-:'/ -      '���������'������������������"���������  Light arid Power Department;  .   Holden Block, Vancouver.  mmmmmmmmm  t ��������� i'l  i      '���������'!  if  i  ���������Si  1  m  ammivmkiUMiwumvt u.  aj'Hwuu>mivmrAtmswm  j���������r

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