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 1  fa  IB  BH'vt  2  i-:i'i  ,,'J  K'','r  f*  Fv^"-  ^TOKIA  W':  f U"-������ 9 ilk."'1!- -   ���������  fe) ��������� ������ M*^-' ^ Library  L-J7.-'rr7i^ '        ������w.!_-���������������* I.i������"a  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  .&<&   ^.���������-^rnsmM^'  'ritL<*rf  =r-r^:r:=aer:  rr-rrcear:  Vol. XVIL, No. 11.  4BB0TSF0RD, B, C.   .FjUDAY,   J AN.   24, 1919  t/  ������$$&fi>8 ' a -11.00 PER Yeak  lu������BRxasisxrctarn������ss:������a:3>������a������azii!9ssrj  'V3F  TIAS (ho Reputation for giving its customers Lhc very  best, workmnnshin find a first-class service.    We lead and  ���������MA  11  i  EN MMYv  l-W.S LAST OK .P  Wf'IST^II.N'STKR. Ci  others follow. Those who have dealt, with  our expert mechanic, F'rank Brown, is (lie  the m>;hi'. place.  us claim that  riuhl man  in  We have added GASOLINE, TIRES and OILS to our  full line of Ford parts.*  car  See (lie K. K. Auto Repair expert when you have  troubles.  any  Seven  pCiSoo  H. C.  Lony i)^t;n:cc���������Jifi  i  tiger Cadillac FOR HIRE.  c. ,  Oiie abort, one long, one short  1J> M���������Residence Phone  (looil-byc !'. U. K, may be pro-  ma I tire, says the Columbian, but. it,  would bo a tfocd .spoiling proposition  io hot l.liai. Mow WttStmiiistor has just  witnessed . iiH last municipal election  under thai, sy.'iio!!.'I'or soino lime to  conic.  Tliis prediction ia no!,, based on  iitiy annoiincomeni, o/iicial or otherwise., init on (in; known and surmised  attitude of the aldoniieu coupled  with ihe reported intention oi' the  provincial house to amend the Proportional kepresenlalion Act cal  this session. ��������� Tins act was criminally  intended to givo municipal .councils  power to adopt or reject it, either of  their own volition or on referendum.  Ry accident, the power to get out,  j once having got in, was omitted; but  ��������� it is reported, ant! sounds reasonable  that this omission will be rectified as  soon  as possible.  Once- that is done, the Now Westminster'' council will profiably exercise that power.-' At least, judging  by comparatively recent events some  cf the aldermen will move in that dir  PERSONALS  so many nurses  'ROM'  rrt  UK  FRON-*  * JL  Our sporting editor received a card  from Charlie Stokes, who is now enjoying life in Germany. He says that  he crossed the Rhine on his bicycle,  but that there was a bridge below the  bic\cle.  A previous  am at Co arc.  io.'.- a few d:  were billeted  Dud"  Bry  letter left  .lies, where he stopped  ,ys, where the soldiers  in private houses'.- Here  Miss  Florence  McPIieo  was  home  on  Friday and very tired  from over  ] work on account of  sick with the flu.  Mr. Joe Heath was a visitor to Abbotsford last week.  Mr. Donald Fraser was    a    visitor  to Abbotsford last week.  Mr. Donald Fraser was( home last  week end from Chilnwaelc.  The Misses Sfoode visited Rev. Mr.  and Mrs. Rowo last .Friday.  }     Mr.  Wagstaff was home last week  ; end from Bradnor, where lie is workr  iilig.  I     I'tc. A. Munroe the young Prcsby-  ; terian student who has sometimes relieved in the church here, is back to'  | England after, being a prisoner of war  for nearly four years.  Mrs. Elmer Campbell of Belling-  ham,' is a visitor at the home oi* her  sister Mrs. T. C. Coogan.  The W. A. w.hist drive last Friday  night was quite a. success. Thirteen  tables of whist played besides a number of others present. Mrs. McGowan and Dr. Swift received 1st prizes  i while Mrs. Coogan and.  Edgar   Tapp  the  coal   mines  wo rliing.     Whil  bath and issue  We left here at  were in full swing  e ivjre we all had a  of new underclothes.  7:c!0 a. m. and arriv  ed at  1.30 at the City of  YVanleriee  Eculet. upon our entrance to the city  we were met by their city band headed by six nisn carrying large liags of  the Allies and a large procession of  the civil population    besides    those  who lined the streets on  botii sides  and cheered us as we passed by to our  billets in private houses.    At 3 p. ni.  our bands gave a band concert in the  big square in front of the city hall.  We left here.at 7 a. m. and arrived  at 4 p. m. at the town of Fliville, at  the entrance to flic city wu were'met  by their city band who played us into the ciiy and stopped in front of the  city hall and piajod '"Cod  Save tiie  King"   as   we   marched  past   to   our  billets in private houses.     This town  was on a hill, which overlooked the  Valley of tho Mouse River which was  a pretty sight to look at with all the  green  holds and  farms  down  in  the  Valley.  Wo stopped hero all the next  day  and  in  the  afternoon   wo  were  addressed by Brigadier General Ross  who told  us that  as  soon  as  peace  was  signed  they   would  ship  us  home to Canada.    Wo lott the next  morning at 7 a.m. and passed through  the largo city of Namur.     Namuv is  as large as Vancouver.     It started in  to  rain in the afternoon  but it only  lasted a few hours.    At 4 p.m. we arrived at the small  town of Coutess.  Here wc were billeted for the night.  We loft hero at 7 a.m. the next morning and arrived at 4 p.m. at Mieereit  Whore wo were billeted    in    private  houses for the night.    We loft here  at 7 a.m. the next morning ana pass-  id through-the small -towns of Verioe  Maffoe,  Sommo,  Leu/.o    aiidn  Fiorre  Homme.     Wo arrived at. 4 p.m. at tho  small town of Weris, whore we wore  billeted   for   the   night     in     private  houses.     Wo left here at  1.: IR) p. in.'  the next day and started to climb the  mountains.    As wo started  to climb  up wc ran into a forest of pine trees  all  of' fhom  not over  ten  or fiftion  foet high, which reminded us of homo  Wo reached a small town at-the ���������sum-  in it of  the mountains  at  5   p.m.  at  Mauhay,  2700   feet above  sea  level.  Hero wo were hi Netted in a large barn  which  was quite a change and quite  warm sleeping in the haymow.     We  loft lioio at  7  a.  in.  and arrived  at  Uovigr.y at !J p.m. which was on the  other side of tho mountain.     We are  now a stone's throw of the. German  frontier.     Wo uncut  two  days  here.  On our trip through Belgium we have  had a great reception everywhere wo  the same cut of uniform as ours i ing syhm tl]e thn0 oomes lo .)iace  it. in the ashpile.  All of which however ignores the  possibility of a strenuous educational  campaign by the proportionalities,  and consequent changes of heart a-  raong tho city fathers.  In Mission if is not known how the  now council views tho method but  they may not have given it a thought.  These questions of "higher mathematics" arc about only dignified thing  about the system, according to expression of opinion heard in the council chamber on Saturday evening last.  went. They were all making us hot  coffee and French- fried potatoes.  They all speak the'French. All the  roads were block pavement, solid  rock eight inches square. We met  women, children and men refugees-  on the road making their way back  to their homes carrying small bundles  of clothing. Some were pulling carts  others driving a cow and horse hitch- j  od together to a wagon hauling their 1  clothes and effects. All these people \  were taken back.to Germany when  the Huns retreated, and they were  just being turned' loose to return to  their own homos, and some of them  as far back as Denaiu in France, i  noticed in several of the cities, Portuguese soldiers working with our engineers digging holes and erecting  telephone poles. They are dark complected and look like Kalians. They  wear  only it is a biue greenish color lik  the French.     While  in some of tiie  cities there were a lot of Belgian soldiers returning  to   their  homos    on  leave after being away for over four  years, they wore quite sociable    and  mixed with  us qui to freely.       ri hey  wear the khaki uniform with a Glengarry cap with a tassel on it.       All  along the roads we were continually  running   across   large  motor   trucks  and caterpillar trucks which tho Hun  did  not   take  back   with  thorn,   but  took away some of the working parts  of them.    Every town you went you  could  buy  French   beer and  Cognac  which is a  mild  brandy.    Lots      of  I towns they gavo more away than was  Isold.     All the other kinds of liquor  j tbev had, had boon taken away from  I them and sent back to Germany v.-hen  ��������� they occupied tho country.    We left  all j Bovigny at 8 a. in. and at 0:30 a. in.  ! crossed tiie border info Germany, our  ; brass band  playing  "O,  Canada"  as  1 we crossed over at 3 p. in. We arrived  at th small town of St: Vith.       As  we entered the town our band struck  up the "Marselleise" we were billeted  for the night in a barn and left tho  next day at 7 and arrived at noon at  tho small town of Schonberg  where  wo were billeted  for the night  in a  -barn. That night I 'was in the kitchen  of   the   people's   house  shaving.     It  must have boon their Christmas Eve  tho  ijth   of  December,  as  wo  heard  somebody outside ringing a handbell  then the door opened and in came a  woman dressed as Santa Glaus  with  a   basket   under   her   arms   and   she,  dished out half a dozen handi'uls of  ajipies, lump sugar, and nuts and all  1 could  make out from tho German  women was, that it wasSt. Nicholas  Wo left here at 7 a. m. and arrived at  3:30  p.  in.  at the  City of Dahloim.  Hero we were    billeted    in    private  houses for the night.    This    is    the  first  city  I   have   been  in   in   which  tho trocts   were all  lighted    up    at  night, since 1 left Halifax. The house  wo were in  tho old  lady  cooked  us  up a  big feed of     boiled    potatoes,  homo made butter,    German    bread,  which is a sour bread and brown in  color, coffee and 'all  tho  fra;h   milk  wo could, .drink.    'Ihe old lady spent  her spare  time at  an old  fashioned  spinning wheel, making    wool    yarn  ection, Aid Johnston, Lynch and ! received tho consolation prizes. Mrs.  Gilford being outspoken in their op- ' Swift and Mrs. Shore will entertain  position to P. R.' On the other side ; ne^i Friday Jan. 31st at 8 p.m. Last  is ranged Aid. Dodd and perhaps Aid. hveek ,Mr. Morgan provided for tho  Br} son.    The latter is a member of  the Proportional ^Representation Society, but has boon heard to '''express  doubts about it.   .-  There remain Aid. Kellington and  Mathers and Mayor Gray, by whose  casting vote the system was adopted  in the first place. Hi  seeing it in practical use, has come  to the conclusion that while it is fine  for three-cornered .contests, it is no  good for tho 'election' of seven aldermen. He will therefore probably  favor, a return to the old system it  necessary. The attitude of Aid. Kellington and Aid Mathers is not certain, but they arc more likely to fa-  vo) the old than the new. Summing  it all up, the chances are good that  a throe-fifths vote will be forthcom-  P.  FEOM VANCOUVER TO  Jb'UHOl'MAX   liATTLJSFiKLJJS  Local agents of Atlantic steamship  lines, says the World, are looking for  a groat rush of ocean trallic, as soon  as peace is concluded, armies withdrawn and the    battlefields    thrown  ���������next Friday Jan. 31st at 8 p.m.  j week,Mr. Morgan provided    for  i little trip of the toe.  j     Miss Mildred Hill-Tout is ill from  ! over  work 'in  the - general   hospital.  j Mrs. Hill-Tout went down to see    a-  i'uout bringing her home, but she has  j a  ward and two doctors giving her  i attention.  , .        i      Don't miss the Scotch Lecture on  Worship since ;Robt Burns, Monday 27th in the Ma-  onic hall. . Vocal and instrumental  music will be rendered also,.  Mr. Roberts has sold-five-acres and  his little house to Miss Loney.  Miss Edna McMurphy of , White  Rock, formerly of Huntingdon, has  been dangerously ill with flu but is  recovering.  The friends of Mrs. Tommy York  , and Gladys will be pleased to hear  ] tln-y are recovering. 'Mrs. Walters is  1 nursing them.  j      Mr.  Hollingworth    is    taking    the '  (house vacated by Mr. Hill's family.  |      Mrs. Tapp has had a second attack  j of the  flu and  this time an abscess  | formed below her eye which was very  i painful.    She is able to bo out again,  i      Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woolcr of Bol-  | liugham were visitors at the homo of  j Mrs. Firlotte on Tuesday.  |      At the vestry mooting hold in  St.  j Matthew's church on Sunday evening  j after service, Mr. N.  Hill    was    < p-  pointed rector's warden   and   secretary-treasurer of the church.     Mr. P.  ii. Peele again accepted the post of  people's warden, Mr. Salt became envelope clerk and Miss Dorothy Part-  on., auditor.     Delegates of tho synod  arc Messrs Boyd, Peele and Winsou.  Tho congregation made an  unanimous request that Mr.  Rowe givo  his  "Guild of Health" lectures at Abbotsford  on   some  week   day   to   bo  arranged  by him.    This  will  link  the  parishoners with Vancouver, Bradner  open for inspection.' In  j Country what .is known as "The Vic-  i tory Tour" has already been arranged  j for, and in this eU>\ many inquiries  ; have boon made as to possibilities  lot such a trip in the near future.  That some arc not waiting for the  conclusion of peace negotiations to IU  take 111c. European tour is shown by  the example of a .gentleman, who loft  this city a few days- ago, Ho took  with him his automobilo, intending to  travel in.il from the French coast to  Paris and afterwards from Paris to  Italy.  : / .    .  Natives of Italy and southern  Europe have been'inquiring of late as  to the feasibility of securing through  bookings lo'Afouifcrraheiui porta.' The  Anchor seaboard last week' for tho  Mediterranean ports, and other linos  intend to renew a regular service as  normal conditions oturn.  the    Old :ancl Sardis where the guild is gaining  strength  Tho Ladies Aid of the Presbyter  ian church.gave a farewell party in t  the Masonic hall on Saturday evening  in lienor of ilie Hill family.  . Invitations wore extended to all friends of  tho  family.    There  was a  largo gathering, an    impromptu    programme  given.    Mr. Robertson was chairman.  Those taking, part were Mrs. Be:llow  Mrs. McGowan, Mrs. Whitciiolo, Mrs.  Mcinnia, Mrs. John    McCallum,    Mr.  McGowan, the Misses Sfecdo, Mr. J.  Kenedy and Evelyn McMonemy. After  tho  programme  came  the  object  of  .the evening, the presentation    of ��������� a  community silver salad    spoon    and  fork  to  Mrs.  Hill   from  the Ladies'  Aid, the, address r^ad by tho president, Mrs. Hannah Fraser, and  presented by the secretary,    Mrs.     Mc-.  Menemy.     Mrs. Hill made a splendid  reply.    A  handsome  cane  from   the  citizens was presented   to Mr. 11 ill by  Mr. Poelo.   ' Mr. McGowan replied in  behalf of Mr. Hill, who was not present.    Refreshments were served by  the Ladies, all having an enjoyable  evening and sang "Auld Lang Sync"  and bade Mrs. and Miss Hill farewell  Mr. Hill's cane was of Mulaka wood  rose colored  and  light.    Ho started  -to-use it  Sunday  morning  and   'tis  said   he  apreciated   very   highly   tho -  handsome gift.  The Hill family left Monday evening- for their new homo.    There wore '  a large number of people present.  Miss McMaster and Miss Kennedy  have been spending somo time in  Vancouver.  Miss McGregor, a Homo Missionary  addresed a meeting in the,Presbyterian church on Tuesday evening.    The  address was an interesting one.  Mrs. Taylor, Snr.', is very low and  her son and wife have come from  Winnipeg. '  Some of the-men at the A. T. & T.  Co.  are  repairing the  bridge  across  ���������th'i lake-and Mr. Zeigler went for a  dip on Thursday..   He says the water  was "no".  The Hill-Tout brothers, Lieut. Chas ���������  and Willie, are expected homo soon.  Willie is bringing a bride with him.  What is the matter with B. C. girls?  (They must be "slow".)  The death of Mrs. Alex. Purvis of  the B. C. E. R. Huntingdon, occurred  ! on  Saturday morning.     Friends had  [ boon comforted tho night bof'ore that  I he had taken a turn  for tho hotter,  | but a sudden relapse in  pneumonia  i followed   Influenza  ended   fatally   in  tho early hours of the morning. Mrs.  Purvis was a daughter of Mr. Plaxton  of Fot Langley.    She leaves a little  daughter six months old, her husband  and a largo circle of friends to mourn  her demise.  Mrs. Hart has taken charge of the  little Purvis girl for a short time.  The Ladies' Aid was supposed to  meet at Mrs. Loney's on vVednesday  but owing to her mother ("Mrs. Taylor) being sick the ladies met at tho  home of Mrs. Martin, there being a  large gathering.They have the'manso  clear of debt and the garage paid for  and now purpose building a wood-  shod for the church wood. Who says  women can't work?  Mrs. Alanson and Miss Jean have  been very sick with the flu.  Mr. Barnes of    North    Vancouver  has purchased Mr. J. Langley's place  on the Upper Sumaa road, and is now  building a now residence.  Constable Barber, of Mission has  boon removed to Lillooot and Mr. W.  Greenwood, of Lillooet will come to  Mission City.  out of the raw wool off the sheep's  back. We loft at 7 a.m. the next day  and arrived at 4 p.m. at the city of  Munsteriofol here we were billeted in  (Continiicd on Paure Three)  We are opening out a full line of'NEW STOCK���������BOOTS  and SHOES, DRY GOODS,'MEN'S-'and LADIES' WEAR,  direct from the Manufacturers/  A lilQ ASSOET'MEST of NOTIONS direct from importers  Ask us for anything; if we haven't got it/we will procure  it for you.  OUR GROCERIES ARE FRESH and PRICES RIGHT.  OUR MOTTO:���������Satisfaction or your money bock.  The most up-to-the-minute Stock in the Fraser VnJ.ley.  COMMENCING February 6 we will close every Th.ursday  afternoonatlp.ni.  Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-19707  ^m^mm^^mmmj-Mm^^m^mm^m^^mmm^^^m^^^^^^^^^m^^^m } I  PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  <"  ^^g^JteTlffiT  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  iiEih **.&������*,^LJk%Z  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24-, 1919  The re-election of the old council  is an endorsement by tho elector's of  their   odicial   acts   during-   (ho   past  year,     it, is sometimes well that the  result5-, bring this out out in this 'emphatic manner,     The-electors appear  willing to trust the.affairs of the district Io I ho. same practical men who  saw  tho nuniieipalily     through     the  strenuous times of ihe paslfew years  The  only  objection   to-    the    now  council,is that .one part of the inunl-  ' cipality is  bitter    represented    now  than   tho others,   however  with  real  good  men who have the interests of  the whole municipality at heart'there  ���������is-little  likelihood  of  the  muoh.ro-  presonrod part having any advantage  ever the parts not so well represented  ' It seems natural that a man will pull  hardest for his own immediate neighborhood,   but  apparently  the  peoplo  arc satisfied  that all parts are given  equality.    Had this not boon tho case  other candidates would have been put  ���������forward.  Two of the'school board are, also  representatives, on tho council which  is a guarantee that tho wants.of tho  school board will be well looked after  Of tiie two new members of tho  school board, one has had previous  experience and they should both  work in well with the older members.  belweom hero and Vancouver ana the  laud for-white settlers.. How would  it bo to ask. that society, to come to  IWisaiou aiuLorgahizea brancli?  A now organization has been formed in Vancouver, called the Moderation party, with the object of having  the present prohibition measure a-  menci"d so that tho sale of beer and  ' light wines may bo allowed, but not  permitting, the return of the bar.  While.many people are not in fa-,  vor ot  the present prohibition- act a  great  many will view the now move  with  a  certain amount of suspicion,  for what (loos moderation mean?     It  means  different   to  different  people.  It is not stated whether the new a-  mendments will bo-placed before tho  peoplo or not, but what many people  would like is to see the-old measure  first remodelled   then  placed   before  tho people to  pass  upon.    There  is  no reasonable excuse why one person  should dictate to another in the matter of the use of liquor any more than,  in   other  matters.     Viewing  matters  under the present prohibition act and  . comparing it  with   the  times  before  prohibition  went to the vote of the  people, it is hard to toll which is. the  woi'sc.     There should be some happy  .medium,   but  what that  happy medium is is the all important question.  Under whatever system liquor is sold  there will always be c few whe abuse  the privileges.  There is a tendency in somo quarters for tho creeping in of pessimism  in   regard   to   tho  immediate  future  trend of business,     it la worth while  to spend a few moments considering  tho . position ��������� to ��������� try   to   discover  tho  origin of the foar which is tho cause  ���������of this pessimism; fortunately by no  moans   widespread,, but .constituting  in ilsolP a danger to a continuance, of  prosporous    commercial     conditions.'  ���������    Ko:u-  is   the   foe   to   bo   feared   in  '"busiii'Ba at. a time like the present.  It L-i.it tons the pockiotbook, si Is on tho  Btiong-box   and   lets'  tho   v.'heels   o;  commerce slow down, while it figures  out  which   way  the  cat  is  going  t.o  jump.  Gloomy pessimists suffering from  this four say tho demand .for goods  will diminish .rapidly, prices will fail  rapidly, and (hero will bo a consequent slump in business. Those men  'by spreading such gospel, arc proceeding to create the very conrlitionfc-  which  they dread and deplore.  So   far as our special   interests  in  Brilish Columbia are    concerned,    in  view  of  the nature  of  the  products!  of our industries, there appears to be :  even   loss room for fear andpessim-j  ism than there might bo in other con-1  tros.       Our production  of  foodstuffs i  is  eagerly sought and-will "continue  so   for   the  reason   that   there  is   a  world    .shortage     of     transportable  ���������foods.     Increased shipping_will-mean  increased   foreign   trade  demand   for  many of our products, including Limber,  although  there  will     be    some  slackening immediately ahead-of us,  as is indeed usual in the ..winter season.     Activity in the lumber,trade in'  tho  spring-is,   however,   highly,pro-'  liable and is-looked forward .'to by the  best authorities in.the business.  Our shipbuilding industry .has orders in hand which will keep it fully  ocupicd for the present. .The ' in  creased shipping in our ports will  ���������itself create additional employment  and will..be the.means of distributing large sums of money to our merchants and others depending on tho  ships.  Our mining industry, producing as  it does coal, copper, zinc,, lead, gold,  is in better shape today., than at .any  Vancouver is always ambitious. It  is always trying to imitate seme'larger   city.     Just   how   great .minds   in  Pari;: .and   Vancouver are  busy'con  sidering two matters for    happiness  of-, the.'people���������one the' preveiUipn of  future thirst and the other' the pro  volition  of  future  war.       Loth  jobs  look like the solving of big problems.  The   men   in   both  cities   have   thoii  hands full.-  New Westminster  Tho Beard of Trado is of unanimous opinion that some regulations  tending to reduce tho danger from  glaring headlights are required but it  also soomod to bo tho opinion that  tito Aut.ommobile Association is tho  organization to frame definite suggestions in the matter, and a communication on tho aiibJoet from the  Vancouver Auto club was referred to  'tho local association.  ' N. W, Mafheson, collector of custom's and Mrs. Matlieson died a few  days ago,'lcaying'an orphaned girl.  ���������AJAKTSN MONK OF WJOSTMlNTIOlt  CROSSIOSTHE GREAT D1VIOE  The making of even the most ordinary telephone call involves a partnership of at"least'three persons.  Tho effectiveness of the'service depends on the degree of tcamplay existing between these three partners  ���������:tho person calling, who co-operalcs  by consulting the directory and calling by number, always; the''Operator  by making the connection quickly,  courteously and with tho maximum  degree of human accuracy; and tho  person called, by .answering promptly  Tho groatest satisfaction of service  is sustained when the second partner  the operator, is accorded tho same  consideration and courtesy which  pho is always .anxious to show the  other t'wo members of tluj, partnership.,  COLUMBIA ��������� TELEPHONE Co.  .Martin Monk, one of tho outstanding figures in the fishing industry of  the Fraser River, died in tit.' Paul's  hospital, Vancouver, a few days ago.  Tho news of his death came as a  groat shock to the community,,, be-  '���������eause although if was known Unit he  was in the hospital, il was'not known  except to iiis near [vicnais that his  life was in danger. Ho wont info (ho  hospital two months ago to undergo  an operation to one of his toes. A  second operation became necessary,  and this was followed by inllaminaf-  ion which eventually affected his  heart. He became seriously ill on  Tuesday of last week but rallied sonic  what. After a relapse- ho sank rapidly until he died. Ho was 57 years of  ago, and came to- British Columbia  from England in 1 S 9i).  PORT COQVITLAM  Mayor Arthur Mars and Mrs. Mars  are rejoicing in the birth of a daughter. This .gallant, son of; Mars now  faces the.care of a .family and a city  nothing daunted.���������Columbian.  NEAR ELECTION ItETURNS  Huff, y  time in its history.       The .large    re-  That organization which has for  its purpose the building of tho paved  road from Vancouver to Mission City  should receive the endorsement of  all citizens on the north side of the  river; more particularly ast hey also  are planning to save all the land, on  the north side for tho white settlers.  A paved road, or a surfaced road all  the way would moan much to all of  us. Wo could hardly estimate in a  casual way just how much, it would  mean. To the settlers nw already on  tiie land it would mean a better business and social conditions . and the  bright prospects of having new neighbors at an earlier, date it would  mean a more thickly-settled community.  The  keeping  of  the  land  for  the  white settler would mean soemthing  towards  that  end  of  a  white  ii.   C.  As it is at tiie present time tho lands  on the north side of the Fraser river  is quickly being taken up by a class  of people with   which  the  white can  never  asirnilafo,   and  it  looks  as  if  in tho course of a iaw years all tho  good fr.ruling land north of tho Fra-"  ser river would be settled by Japanese     Thoss-aro good people but    not  when encroaching on the white man'.)  territory.     It is expected if plans go  right ill a I there will bo not ween throe  and  .'o"r hundred more Japanese on  ill! hiv! in tiie municipalities of Ala-  pir: iHiiro and  Mission boiore tho en.:  of th'. j oar 11'H.j :,o we a."o in former..  Thin u; a serious .state of affairs and  tho .authorities' should  prevent   it  if  ���������possible.    These people are bound to  succeed whore tho white man will not  as it is reported that they arc being  loaiK'd money  by the Japanese  government at tho low rate of 4   <2r cent  while tho  white    man    cannot    ^ot  money utalmost any price unless hi  can   g'.ve security  for  perhaps  twice  its  value  Tli.-; dominion government is making a move now that perhaps may put j  an end to foreign settlement in a  partially settleu district. The move  is r,esrrveo right to expropriate, land  for settlement where deemed advisable. \l. N. Rowell made brief ma i-  tion of it a few days ago.  Then wo should all boost for that  organization which says a good road  turns secured by copper mining, owing to high'war prices, have enabled  the producing companies to . make  substantial .improvements in . their  methods of production and. a..great  deal of valuable development work  has been done throughout, the. province, which will bring into th-e producing list a .number, of important  mines in the coming season. Temporarily, the fall in metal prices may  disorganize.production, but the demand will readjust this phase.  Taking a general view, it does not  appear  at all  likely  that  so  far as  British Columbia is concerned, we  arc faced by the .probability of lack  of employment on a large scale within the next few months, provided tho  government and public ..'"authorities  put into effect the promised program  of public works.' .,    . ���������    ���������  During the war business has, been  learning to take care of itself better  than it knew how previously. Economics and .distribution have been  brought about owing to" scarcity of  materials and labor. .The. business  man who has not profited by the experiences of the last three years must  indeed be a poor executive.  - Everywhere a broader spirit and.a  larger outlook is developing both as  to methods and aims. Tho sfupend-  ousness of the war has not been lost  on business.  . By the broad term "business" is  meant not only manufacturing- and  distibntlng but akio transportation.  Tho world will never be content to  niov;? :..ick io old conditions. Within '���������'.���������' next f-1.'. vi-m-h v. o may expo* ; ;., t,^--., oi:i1,-. [%t\.:, ;L ... hum,.- ami  abroad as will dwarf the,experiences  of the last two or three decades and  will develop more contented and better spirit among all classes of the  community.  Surely such a hopeful spirit, with  "business as usual" as its.slogan, is  more In keeping with the times than  the fear of the pessimist who would  have.it that everything is going to  perdition. While keeping a weather  eye on the business horizon the man  at .the wheel ought not to let nervousness jolt him out of an even  course.  The greatest foes at this time to  be avoided are Wastefulness, Complacency and Dissipation of effort.  The greatest needs at this time are  Thrift, Energy and Co-operation.���������  Industrial Progress.  I.soltii���������Reeve���������A. D. Paterson.  Councillors���������J. A. Williamson,    S.  ���������S. G., Green, Samuel. Morley, J.  Guichon and R. A.- Qoloman.  Maple" Ridge���������Reeve���������W.  ell.  " Councillors���������-E. Adair, W.  Lilly. C. L. Ewing.and J. M.  ?nim������  A. Ans-  Best, J.  Dale.  Pitt 'Meadows���������Reeve���������John Blan-  ey-  Councillors��������� R. PI.- Sharp'e, "A. A.  Sutton, F.'V. Harris, W. Richards, W  R. McThyn.  Cinllhvaek Municipality-'���������'Reeve���������  J. A. Evans.  Councillors���������W. A. Wells, Robert  ���������Mercer, John McCutcheon, A. Miller  A. G. McLe'od.   -  -Trustees���������C. Kerr and J. A. Evans  ���������Ka^.i ���������John  McRae���������Reeve  Councillors���������Acton   Kilby,   R.   J.  Wilson,   Duncan-    McRae,     Clarence  McDonald-, John Wilson.  Surrey���������Reeve���������T. J. Sullivan.  Councillors���������W. Balkwill,    J.  Wies, John Kecry.  Lanjyley���������Reove-^-C. W. Poppy.-  -    Councillors���������J. H. Mufford, \V  Slattorthwaite, John R-.-Brydon.  ��������� Siunns���������Roe-ve���������Fred- Fooks.  Councillors���������Thomas B. DeLair  E.   Austin,   J.   L.  Atkinson,     D.  Lamson.  School Trustees���������G. B. McPhail  and W. Porter.  Matsqui���������Reeve���������Alex. McCallum.  Councillors���������J. T. Aish, PI. F..Phin  nyc, P.  MacKay and J.  Melandsr.  Coquiilam District���������Reeve���������L. E.  Marmont.  Councillors���������W. Routley, Wallace  Whiting, Robt. Morrison, F. W. Collin, W. H. Neelands.  Tf   you    can't  come to us u e  will   come  to  yon  w.  T.  E.  A.  |    Oxy-Acetylene "  / eloiiig  Our up-to-date Machine Shop  and Wolding Plant gives us the  odvant.ago of making .difficult repairs on the premises, saving you  the expense and delay by sending  to town. We wold metals of all  kinds. Bring.your broken machinery to us, we will save you  money.  Our stock of Ford parts and accessories is large. We also soil  Chrevolet and Gray Dort gaskets,-  Fan  Belts, etc.  When your car goes wrong.  Don't walk. Ring up Mission  Garage.  FREE AIR AT ALL TIMES  Windebank Blk.,      Mision City    . E:  AS... 11 a.  S������A>������k.MJb} |  *^T* '"V'\������'V-*,*.-'~- **���������  ���������^-���������N.*"*.-'  FLYING CRAFT TO CROSS OCTAX  New York, Jan 20.���������Sir Charles  C. Allen, yachtsman, head of the Go-  short Aircraft Company, who arrived  hero Sim clay from England, said that  had tho British government allowed  the us-> of an aircraft engine that had  boeu( developed, the Atlantic would  have Ifm crossed by airship at leaal  lour times by this time  ���������"If is logical that a flying boat  must be the craft to make, tho trans-  Atlantic trip,'*' said Sir. Charles. "Wo  are building the largest flying boat in  the world, which can make tiie trip  and return at an economical speed of.  75 miles an liour if necessary. - It  would be a sportsman's game to cross  by airplane at high speed; but it is  tba boat that will be selected to  make Uie voyage an undoubted suc-  .ce^."  A pin Hf  CDT7QTN  sj On the claim'that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  |] newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary adver-  '   Using schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the homo at  the warm fireside, not when the family, is-on. an amuse-  \\ ment jaunt.  hi:  Supplementary i.u,/eiT.ising includes   all   advertising  7 ���������    - -- ..���������-������������������ ���������������r  j: outside of newspaper advertising  LINE OF  CO-OPERATIVE  STORES  CIGARS MADE  IN CANADA  The total number of cigars manufactured in Canada in 1917 was 2 37,-  '647,769   and   in   1918, -253,824,9 68,  .according to, statistics of the inland  revenus of the Dominion for the fiscal  year, recently published.  Toronto, Jan 2 0.���������The first of a  series of co-operative stores to be  launched by Grand Army of Canada  in an endeavor to assist the authorities to solve the returned soldier problem, is to be opened here soon. Tho  project is to establish a chain of  stores throughout tho Dominion from  coast to coast.  ^^qg'jiimcrimiiiiarri.ag^^M^f  The deadly enemy of Bolshevikism'  is plenty of food.  . JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  P!ione Connection, Mission City  i  1  f ���������  in  M  ft  f������| >*!  ^  \\1  gars  m  W7'  H  ii  If  I;  f'J  ill  21  f  111  81  I'll  i  ���������.������  Nil  l.?4  I '1  0^  ^���������S2^^^^jr���������^~----���������-���������������  FROM THE FRONT  "UWWK������utf' ���������* ������������������������-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ujim^Tp.-.VTi^^, ������,,  -..TH/^.r-wmn.knr *wt. ���������  (Coutimiod  largo four  !1>   I'mko   One)  story university  ;'  SJ,clnt mw''  oi  tho evening  town;    Wo ieft at  J'ivecl a I  p.m.  building  o.roiino  J u a.' m. and ar~  af Odondroc whord wo  "io nigh I. We spent  hero and   left at  8  ti.'.m. and arrived at 3:30 p  largo city of  Bonn',   whoi  billeted   in   tho   hu  racks for three day,-,,  a   separate   bod,   and  modern con von ion cos,  boor   caniosn.       Wo  ill- night when  those days thai  a rest up in ������  all the I  the  Boh  "wore billeted lor  nil tho next, dav  'go  and marched through  si roots  of  v>  onu  orofi  over (ho Rhine;  in. at tho  o  we  were  arlillory   bar-  kkich man had  if   had   all   (ho  ni'luding u wot  loft  at   i)   a.m  the    principal  sod   (ho  bridge  gun timber:  believe wo wore  not  alone  in   (he  brigade was together,  the engineers'  2Dili and 3Jy(  od of  2i>th,  and arrived at, noon  I ho  city  of 0boreas.se  nro hi II of oil  evpeef to he  an;, way. K  largo ma mi,  l'kn it   litie.  haul  hi*  all  r-o  of  )<U  lit.'  lu-:  dump!  1 .������������������',    lw.w\  ,i' y   1 Ii-';.  .Jlis lout  iiiinu'cH  ho Hour.  hi'"-i v, i!.h  '* .'!   iii'.'iu .  '.-���������:.   and  where wo  in a, largo school.  ��������� hero ii, foujilo of in on (Us  is ,'juil.o  a.  city.   If  fins  Cud uring plants,'    and    I  I   guess  I his  ends  our  march.     Wc UHQ uK, q01._  hen).     That is  tho only  u;.'d in Ui-dgiiim. Luring  o used to march  J 0 minute.; out  had    our    Hold  used to stop an  ('0,1(1 lunch with  big  hot  dinner  inspected after by  l believe the marc  U'i  loo!  1!'.  lie  march v,  and rest  An wo  us wo  ha vo a  luivo  a  wo got,   in.     ' Duriii;-, f aflc-i  wo would h.y off foi  town, wo would 'clean  irass on our equipment, and  Jian   ]>oople   used   to   remark  how dean everything was, oven our  transports, cook wagons and machine,  and said ii.  was hard to  lighting mou. Wo, are,  march,   tho  whoh-  which, consist-  corps, the 27th.  'alialions. Aft  ii day's ma'rch we used Io have a  wash  and  b.uho our foot which  the company ollicer  i has done mo good  ilthough 1 got a little thinuur. on it.  The Gorman people around tho p!a-  !uu   we   have   boon,   all   seem   to   1r-  Woisociablc enough, hut wo do 'not Ira-'  tornixc with Lliani at all.     Wo. go into  their bars and  drink  tlioir good  big  boors.     There is one thing' I noticed  when  wo crossed over into Germany  that their time is an  hour ahead  oi  ours.     lCvcry   time   wo-we'ni   into   a  Belgian oily, you could easily toll (ho  Canadians wore ('lioro'hocauso half tin  hour afterwards all  the   women  and  giri.s   wore   wearing   Canadian   Maple  Loaf     badgos     and     our"   "Canada"  shoulder -badgos ami    you    couldn't  very well refuse (o givo l.lie'm to (lu-m  "*''j''r*.rz^-i?'ri!Si'"**"*"-'rsi*: i ������*������������������������ ���������>*������.���������������.������>.  ���������* ������" *-r.>n*im* ������  i*AGi*T Tinii-:i-j  lho royai way (hoy (roalod us  ���������ill. Our hagplpo .band dressed in  their kills won; a groni at fraction.  Tho women and kids could not make  Ihciii out and would follow us for  uiiit u li'.-liind (ho pipe*.  I had i\ loiter yislord.Vy from' 1 fu-  bcMt Swoney. Ho is cooking in ouo of  I ho for (>;���������.(!���������;,' fa I La lions at Smith's  I.awn, Sum  , unci.;  consb  t'-������ Peace linio soldiering,  (������ of ;i  couplo of hours  ovory morning ami then you are  if   is  ivy (  u'ppi  y   fa I La lions  moringale, liur.ks.J'Jngland  hpy aiv all getting ready to  d  homo  six hours off  i are up. Tho  small   town   of  is on tho other side  ivcivi d  .Mission  It I shar;  a   Chris.'mas  box  from  Cily   Ifod   Grots  Sooioly  ���������d up with liio other scv-  f  my  comrades in  the  machine  licofion of our company (o which  It' would surprise-you (ho  Chriytmas ' parcels    that  ,!���������  wliic  on  c  gun  i  1'oiong.  Ulllubl:!'   of  came! into.tho batlalion overyoay,���������  a  whole  ino.lor  lorry   load.       Young  AppUiby has boon made a sergeant.  \  often .got   I'li'il  Cathorwood's   Itecord  ivud whenever i soo him as ho is  .o another company in anion   of  I ho  town.   ' On   (ho  Uilh  of November was (ho first  time  wo wore allowed l:o mention (.ho place;.,  whore   wo have boon and   where  wo a i;o. '  Our  triumphant'   march    through  lielgiuni  info Germany to (ho   Rhino  now oadad and wo are now  of occupation,  oi  food   hour  iioim,  but  wat's  to  attached  oilier  see  'iivor is  :in army  other  'S  AftC  The Railway Situation as" Viewed by President E. W. Beatty of the C.P.R.  iOUR years of active participation'  ������i���������iuuk years <  p in the war  *      ation with  ��������� and intimate associ-  the problems which  tho emergency produced must, 1 think,  have had such a pronounced effect on  the thought and spirit of the Canadian people, as will enable them to  grasp and overcome the after-fhe-war  problems with confidence and ease.'  "No record of Canada's share in the  ���������war���������military, commercial, fiscal or  economic, but adds to our pride in  Canadians and Canadian institutions  . and stimulates confidence in our future The problems ahead of us are  indeed serious, but so was the war.  Sane optimism as to our future is justified.  .   "From a transportation standpoint  the-Canadiau  people  have,  I  think,  every   reason   to   be   satisfied.    The  efforts "of tho companies, both on land  and sea during the period of the war,  have  been  eminently  successful,   especially from the public point of view.  ;ln spite of weather conditions unpre-  ccdently severe, at no time was there  ��������� an 'approach to a physical breakdown.-  At no time was any disposition shown :  toy any company to refuse assistance  (to   any   other   company   temporarily  and locally embarrassed as to equipment or facilities.      At first by  the''  companies  themselves and later under the aegis of the Canadian Rail-  fwar War Board  a continuous effort  ;was maintained.   The efforts of the  Railways were co-ordinated in such a  nvay as to accomplish the maximum  iresult and still not destroy or even  Injure the legitimate business of any  /one    company.      The.   results    were  highly, satisfactory and reflect great  credit, not only on the directors of the  /companies and   the War Board,  but  also on the officers and men of the  Jcompanies,  whose  loyalty, self-sacri-  Bce and efficiency made Canada's great  transportation record possible.  |   "While periodic attempts are made  ,t,6 compel an immediate decision as  jto .the permanent solution of the so-  fcalled   railway   problem���������though   so  far as efficiency and rates are  concerned, there  is no  problem  that  I  can  see���������it  must  be   admitted  that  next to the war itself no question so  important in its effect upon the earning power  and   prosperity of  Gana-  'dians, as this question of further Gov-  woru.s  which  .drill  : through'   ror   tho   dav,   unless  h'our turn tu j-m.,, a (wenty-four horn  | home guard  duly,  which consists o!  j two hours on guard and  ; till (bo I wcnly-l'our hour  i ba.dalioti   is   at   the  Obcrcasnel. which  of the  River Rhine,     it is live kilo-  uctros vp the river above Bonn. It Is  and  a  half  walk   from  .flic uso of  walking  '���������vlion you can fake fhestroofcar. You  ako one of the small city cars from  JJonn across the Rhino bridge to the  .iiuall town of Buell which is at the  other end  of (ho bridge.     Hero you  catch   Lise   inferurban   car,   which   is  four  largo .electric  cars  coupled   together, similar to our own Canadian  cars on tho Chilliwack run, only that  they arc finished off bolter in tho ih-  ������iclc like'the American Pullman cars.  It is tho fourth station,    about    ton  minutes run.       \ye c]0 not pay any  faros on the intcrurban or city cars.  Oborcassel has quite a few large manufacturing  plants     and '  factories.  Last Sunday the' whole battalion had  Divine service in the large Protestant  church which had a line large sweetly  tuned pipe organ.    The services were  conducted by our own chaplain. This  is  the first time that  the' battalion  lias   had   service  in  a   church  since  thoy have  been  on this side of tho  English Channel. On Monday I spent  over at Bonn which is some city.     It  has over 10 0,000 of a population: The  ���������'-'ity  is  a .large  university  town,   as  there are several  of them., here..  .'It-  also lias a lot of fine residences and  homes and taking it all around it is  n pretty place, and quite a number  ,11 was 500 foot long and a hundred  land rifly foot wide. It ,,���������: ,������������������,���������.  i throe loot (loop up to tweiKv-ji'vc iccf  j cloou. Tho wnler was lulio-warm  salt' water... The pool had brass rods  | round the sides to hang on to, also  ,lwo springing boards to divo off of  jail around (ho pool there was dross-  jjng rooms ail jiant-liod off in mahu"-  jany polished panels. We wore over  I an hour and a half in the wain-      ft  Santa Fo hati:  ] reminded mc of the  ��������� I  was in  when   I   was  down   in  Pan  LMogo, California. ���������"  |     AIL tho. largo  clocks   on   dm- |,,ll  | buildings hero all strike on the wm-.  |ter   hour,   twice   on  'the   half 'hour  ��������� Uivco times on the throe quartor'nour  and four limes on tho full hour'bo-  miles   striking   ti,Cr i10lI!.   Uiat 'it   ;s  At night whon'diings arc quiet vou  can hear the clocks all ovorthc c'itv  I   was sorry  to  leave' Franco and  Belgium as I was .ust beginning i0  learn tho French language.    I, ' C0"i,i  speak, enough to get bv with ''  Tho  only way 1 will ever' bo able to talk  German will be to drink a couple of  bottles  of their- Scnapps- Gin  aii'd  a  hot potato in my mouth.    The people  here all seem to be well enough'freed  0 3 1 see them, every day down -town  buying Christmas trees and large evergreen wreaths.  Remember me .to all  'DUD".  _ Charlie Cade in writing homo to  his mother, from Germany says." that  he had     .been., unable   'to    answer  etters as they were on the move'with  .out, .very, little-time to do anyth'ng  and.eyen if. he.had written there1 was  no .way.for the-le.tter,to go back from  .us as it/has been, a; Job to get things  up here without  'taking    anvthMg  back. *        ������  Canadian conditions���������though the parallel  is far from perfect���������than any  other that could possibly be chosen.  "The   desire   of  everyone   is   that  Canada should have to-day a railway  system  or  systems  so   administered  that  the best service  to  the  public  will be obtained- at the  lowest rates  consistent with fair, wages, both for  labor and capital.   I say fair wages,  because without them efficiency, loyalty and enterprise cannot be obtained,   and   without   these   things   the  quality of work whfch  ensures effi-.  cient operation and low rates, cannot  be  secured.   The. question  therefore  is: Will Government ownership bring  about    this    result?  -, The   question  sounds simple "but is in reality complex.      Theoretically   much   may   be  said in favor of Government ownership.    Will  those' theories stand the  11ns much may, it seems to me, ba  said   with   confidence ;ho\v,  that we do not know  .,,-.,       test  of  practice?    If   these  theories  ^^ir!?^1? ?f ^W^has prove a failure initially, but corfeS  iced us.    It is too important to themselves,  as their  exponents may  ided  merely upon the view of urge,   In   course   of-time-how   long  ever faced  be dec  extremists on either side. It can  only be properly determined by careful consideration on the part of the  toeople after having obtained some  Knowledge of the principles underlying efficient railroad service, the facts  as to the present efficiency of the  roads, and the probable���������not fanciful  effect which any serious change of  policy must have upon that service  and facts.  "Many mistakes have been made in  the-past, due to the ambitions of men  or  the   ill-considered   action  of  Governments.    No  good  purpose,  so  far  as 1 can sco, is served by dwelling on  these mistakes now.   They were sanctioned at the time by a majority of  the people of Canada.    They can now  serve only as a warning against other  popular   mistakes   of   even   greater  magnitude.    An error in the shaping  of our railroad policy now���������a policy  ..(Which.'would be difficult to reverse���������  .would   carry   with   it   consequences  much more disastrous to the country  than  those  of our previous railway  miscalculations,  for the reason that  /the  systems   Involved   are  so   much  jlarger.    It should be remembered too  /that   mistakes   in    railway   policies  jhave  been   made  in other countries  (besides Canada, and that the opportunity to observe the efforts, for example, of  the United  States, in attempting to  correct their errors,  is  (invaluable to us, the more so since  Ithis particular example of the United  states   comes  nearer   to  paralleling  a time can Canadian people afford to  pay the  losses  on  demoralized  railroad service? Do they wish to launch  out on the experiment now?   Or wait  until their near neighbors, the United  States, have worked out. their experiment a little more satisfactorily? The  cost of our experiment could not fail  to be groat, a cost certain to be collected directly or indirectly from the  pockets of the Canadian people! Railway men have an admirable slogan  which I feel inclined to commend to  the attention of the people of Canada  at this moment, namely,  "Stop, look  and listen."  "I   have  my  own  view  on   public  ownership of railways, but they are  not  unalterable.    I  am   undoubtedly  prejudiced by an association with one  company.   The company  has  slowly  developed to a point'of efficiency and j rather than the present voluntarv"co  successful   operation.    Looking   back  ordination    " ���������   ^.*������iuniai> co  namely,  enough that is  encouraging about Government operation   of   large'   railway   systems   to  justify  any   further  excursions   itito  that field at this time. To argue from  the experience of old countries where  civil  service obtains a much  better  share   of  the  ambitious   young   men  than in Canada, or to argue from the  alleged success of comparatively local  affairs, or Government organizations  dominated   by exceptional  personalities,   is unfair-���������not to the  railways  but to the country which has so much  at stake in this issue.   We can well  afford to wait, to study dispassionately our own situation and the experiment of the United States before committing    our    country   ��������� to     serious  changes in policy.    The. solution finally adopted in the United Stales will  be  of  inestimable  value  to  Canada.  Meantime, too, the experience which  Canada will now have of the present  newly organized  Government system  will   demonstrate   many   things,    ft  will indicate very largely the general  nature of the results we may hope to  secure from an extension of the system.  "When wo know more about  Government operation in Canada and  in the United States we may modify  or entirely alter the present arrangements. We shall be justified tben'in  reconsidering our permanent policies.  But to do so without the advantage  of this information���������information  available in due time���������In fact, without the knowledge essential to the- determination of the problem would be  to my mind, the height of folly.  "Even   though   a   Government   coordination     of    Canadian     raiiwars  of the business people all speak'Eng-  lish  and French..   There arc lots of  tmusements here.    There are  quite  a number of cabarets and ratskillers  wi(h   fifteen-piece  orchestras,  where  you can go and have a meal or sit  down and  have largo pints of beer.  There arc two kinds of    beer    here.  There is a dark colored sweet beer,  which looks like our Canadian Bock  ficor, and there is a pale -light beer  which is bitter and resembles Cascade  beer.    You can also have wine served  to you.    There "are also quite a large  number of theatres here.       One    of  them that plays. English and American plays in English and the others  play Gorman plays in German. There  arc also numerous    moving    picture  shows here, although tho reading on  the photoplays are in .German.. So you  have to follow, the pictures and draw  your own conclusions of them. I am  no longer  with  the battalion.       On  Tuesday morning.I was one of a"hundred   that.. wore. picked' 'out'- of ���������' tho  battalion to go to Bonn to bo attached  to  the  Prevost Marshalls  branch of  tho army \yhich polico the'different  cities  -whore  the' army i3 stationed.  Wo are doing military    poiice    duty  strolling up and down tho main business streets of the city of Bonn. We  do not wear our equipment or-carry  our rifle.    All we wear is belt and  side arms.    We are on  every other  clay from 4:30 p.m. till-10.30 p. m.  Wo are  billetted  in a  large college  building .in  the  middle  of  the  city.  Tho large room I am in, there are 19  The weather has been yovy miserable and wet.for marching with the  '.exception of-today and t'odav wo  not moving as we are as  far  are going unless it  be four  miles ;m'ore.  At present  are  .as wo  or  fivo  )f us.    The  over that history one is amazed at  the importance of the part played by  men whose enterprise, resourcefulness and tenacity of purpose could  not, I think, have been stimulated  and given rein in any civil service,  ft has taken more than thirtv odd  years to make the C. P. R. as efficient as it is to-day. It was not easy,  Evon when accomplished this dearer  of efficiency can be quickly lost. The  consciousness that It is so easily  shattered is largely responsible for  the constant and Intense ambition on  the part of officers and men to main-  .^^and even Improve on the trail-  through the Canadian  Railway War Board should show an  immediate saving to the peoplo of  Canada���������and the experience of Government co-ordination of United  States railways holds out little hopo  for any such saving���������the sum'involved would be a dron in'tho bucket  compared to the larger "Titimato  losses which in'the event ���������of the fail-  ure of such policy must inevitably re-  suit, and which could not bo. eon-set-  s  ed  the  If I may be permUtsd to parody  old proverb, I should sny "Ma.  tionallze in has to, ropent at leisure"  ���������From tho Montreal "Gazette,"  room    has    four    large-  French windows in it inlaid, in white  and  brown  polished  tile,  each  man  has a single bed, spring and mattress  white   sheets,   pillow   and   blankets  The  room  is .steainheated ;by  lar^e  steam  radiators    and    has ''electric  lights.     Upstairs there is a large read  ing and writing room set aside for ti3.  So ycu see we are how living.-in solid  comfort, compared with what we had  a few months ago, sleeping in funk  holes-in No Man's Land with whizz  bangs and nine point two's dropping  all around you..    We also have to-do  a twnty-four hour guard in front.of  tho college building when your turn  comes around. -As wo are now in a  different, country we have new money  to deal with, although we were used  to it before we got here, as German-  money was the only money that was  in circulation in Belgium. They have  a.coin made of nickel, the size of our  Canadian-five-cent'piece  called  five  pfennig.    It is pronounced  five fen-  ning.    Then  there is another nickel  coin the size of our Canadian twenty  five cent piece called  10  f'enning.  It  takes 10 of these ten feiwiing pieces  to make a mark.    A mark is worth  If!  cents of  Canadian  money.    Now  the paper, money���������(.hero is a 25 fen-  ning .bill, a 5 0 fenning bill, a 1 mark  bill, a 2  mark bill, a 5 murk bill, a  -10  mark bill, a 20  mark bill, a 50  mark  bill and a  100  mark bill.    A  Canadian dollar bill is worth 8 marks  When we got paid the other day we  got 50  marks.  On Friday morning wo had a bath  down at the Victoria Baths, where we  certainly enjoyed  the bath.    It  was  Jin ������  large building whore they'had  ! 3 0. shower baths with  hot and cold  j-wafer.    Jt was all  lined  with white  ! polished tile.    Then there   was   the  j large swimming pool which was lin-  jerl with  pale blue polished tile with  marble  stops   leading  down   into   it.  we arc about ton miles  south, of .Cologne on "Colin" as the  Germans spell it.. We crossed tho  Rhine the day before yesterday (let-  was written on 15th) .and I expect  w->. will stay around her for somo little time unless thoy" start" on-with (he  war again which is not''.impossible,  hut highly improbable, as r do not  think Germauy can put up another  sc-ap of any sort now that'would do  any harm:  At present we aro camped in a Gorman poaoe-ti mo barracks and it is a  well fixed up place .with, everything  quite handy and' Comfortable.-' "this  a'ffcrnon we.-wero "out; ancl,Jnad.a..unl!i  in a big civilian' bath.house���������-a lovely  bath I ..must .say. ' , .'     '.'  T������A.���������'ajorjty of Yiio,peoplo' hero so  far havo treated^'us'fafidy good.' to  what I had expe'etpcrbut'si js'uppbsc it.  is because they-"dare not. do" different  If;they did thoy would";on'ly'run tlioir  nose into share-, as no, one!takes any  chances with .them -at any 'time. ' It  is a new thingfor us'whoii out of the  .line, to always go around, armed to the  teeth, but it is'done . .here    and    no  questions  asked why eithor.   It is a  wonder that somo of our fellows havo  not done some of them  at -different  times for the way thoy act sometimes  would- seem to ask for a scrap.  I am expecting to be here until  February at least. It is pretty rotten  being among people whom., one cannot understand to speak to like we  could with the Belgians and the  French people.  At' present I am about 18 miles  east of Cologne or Koln as the/people  of this country spell it, but the pro-  nunciation.is"practically the same. '  I received, a parcel from the Mission Red Cross Society besides one  Mt  Brydges, Ont.,  This leaves me well; remember-me  to  all.       * CHARLIE.  Roy Solloway. writing home, says I  am in the pink'of; health, and hope  to .be home before.'long. 1'am now  at Cologne, .Germany, and it'is. a very  fine, place.   .We are  stationed  in   a  big schol and  on some paper  be.a' groat day  this letter is  1 found here,  when 1 .come  written  It will  homo.  SOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  "Pape's Diapepsin" neutralizes excessive acid' In stomaoh,  relieving  dyspepsia, heartburn  and  t- distress at once.  all  etom-  will  go.  Time  it!    In five  minutes  ach .distress,   duo, to, acidity.   ...... 6���������.  No indigestion, hearfbnrn, sourness or  belching of gas or eructations of undigested food, no dizziness, bloating, foul  breath or headache.  Tape's Diapepsin is noted 4for its  speed in regulating upset stomachs.  It is the surest, quickest stomach sweetener, in the whole world, and besides it  js harmless. Put an end. to .stomach  distress at onco i>y getting, a. large fifty-  cent'case of Tape's Diapepsin from any  drug store. You'realize in five minutes  how needless it is to suffer from inj-H-*  gostion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder caused by fermentation due to  excessive ncids in stomach.    ,  &i$8&i573S PAGE SIX'  THE  ^B^QTSFQ^D  POST,   ABBOTSFOKD;  B.  C.  ;nBF2  SIMPLIFY!  SEARCH FOR  ^j Jl  'XT/���������1  gsyg/r* ns iwy imnwjr.Haggg  ayyww.������wi������ i|Qwciy?f^i  ^���������������������������WWI  jMKRCflANT    knows that every article in his |  score is a bargain for SOMEBODY���������for somebody  who .lives in his store-territory.  Tiie  eal "estate operator.and  piece of property on their lists is  for someone who lives here  ������| ONE  from the prairies  agent know that every  a "bargain" lor SOME-.  or hereabouts or comes  The landlord knows that his tenantless store or office,  or house, or apartment is exactly what SOM.E130DY is  looking for���������somebody who MAY live actually in the  neighborhood.  J.  Ii. V.'  householder, with a furnished room    to  rent,  ���������,s the  LOCiAMi&KKIKS    .  ���������'Tho Loganberry was first found as  a  st-odling growing  in  Judge  J.   11.  .Logan's garden  In  Santa .Cniz,  Gal.,  in   tho  eighties.     It -was   first, intro-  , ducod- into  north-west  about   fifteon  'yeais ago, whore it, lilts found its i-  do:J  homo.  I Tho ideal climatic and, soil con'dit-  j ionii prevailing throughout a coast  j strip approximating, 100 miles in  ! width and extending through Oregon  j Washington and British Goiunibia favour the culture of this wonderful  ! berry. In no district on the contin-  'cnt oast of the Cascade Mountains has  ! tho logan.bcen found to produce a  I commercial crop.  I     All deep welldrained    soils,    well.  ! supplied  wilh  plenty    of .vegetable'  .���������    'nintfur or humus and capable of hold  '$$& j ing moisture throughout the summer  knows that to SOMEONE in town it would appeal  prettiest "one-room home" possible to find.  "used but useful" article of value, no  needed, knows that, to SOMEBODY, in  $?  ���������<Wi  8s|  m  Tito owner of  longer personal!:  town  the chance to  would be welcome.  buy  it at a reasonable cash  price  For al  especial "'som-L'hotiies'85���������1<\ 170 hi to the crowd jsml  of these people, advertising"-in this iiews-  ij'i'ords fhe only jjracilcal way to ihul their  <>u������, iitterring-Sy, the "right people.'  ������gjfl3E^.rar������^grr������>^u.\LiJc^f:j^'.Mg-j:r^^  SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK  Kev,  T,  Zealand Butter Butter, finest butter in the. world (>0^  lb,  or  Large  JNew Laid  Eggs  Lard.Compound, 3.lbs. nett weight  Mild Cured Bacon by the piece  Delicious Cooked Ham,- per lb.  Beef, Pork, Veal, Bacon, Sausage, FISH  Smoked. '  6d  ��������� ��������� 7iH  $1.00  sliced, lb.   55^   60^  Fresh, Salt or  MI'-'KEW P.EE3IISES WILL BE OPEN OK M0KDAY 27th  lAcenso No. f?������il?5-4>-  mi^BsssssaB^^^sss^Bsss^^^si^asBss^sss^ \  oney  ;mggQfS.V#!5^S������ct?������*t*i'it**^  jovernment Security  our W-S.S. can be registered to secure you against  loss   by theft,  fire or otherwise.  ������,  my now for  1st day of 1924  for $5.00  Thrift Stamps cost 25 cents each.  Sixteen on a Thrift Card are  exchangeable for one War-Savings  Stamp.  SOLD WHERE YOU  SEE THIS SIGN  K^s^m^^mmmmm^^^j^^i&sm^^^s.  CTM.ULATI Yli AD VJiJtTSSINO  The one sure way to allow business  to 11 oat away from your town,, Mr.  Merchant, and drift into other channels, is to put your moner onto the  tail of the idea that the way to do  business is to discontinue advertising  in order to curtail the overhead cost  of doing business. If all merchants  in a small town would do likewise for  a period of six months, you could nail  up the windows and pass out.  Advertising is a, cumulative    pro  position. When all merchants advertise, even if they take but'a small  space in the'home paper, the effect of  all doing it has a much greater drawing power than if only one merchant  advertised though he used greater  space than all combined. All -merchants do not recognize this. They  are content to live on the enterprise  of their follow merchants who advertise in order to keep the business that  holds hte community together. It retards the growth of the community  and creates a leak in business that  loses money for all.  arc ideal for the berry. .Other types  of oil, however, both heavy and light,  will do when the berries arc well  cared for.  F'3\v of (ho brambles love fertilizer  as tho logan.' Stable manure scattered thickly over the ground, plowed in deeply and well disked makes  an ideal plant bed.  Loganberries arc propagated by tip  ping; i. e., covering tho tips of the  current year's growth with earth in  Info Rummer. - Sometimes the vines  of the current-year's growth arc buried and roots grow from each bud  | under the ground. "However, these  ! plants are weak, and the difference  in the cost of plants may moan the  difference of a year's crop. ' In buying plants insist on ono-or two-year-  old .tip plants.. liny the two year old  plants if you want, fruit quickly.  .Kor commercial planting the  square system is the most common,  with (he plants sot 8 feet' each way.  The rows should run north and south  S for. apart. Plough a deep furrow  down each row. Handle the plants  carefully, so as not to injure the  crown or roots; plant them 8 feet a-  p'art in the row. As the season-advances gradually work the sides of  the furrow into the plants, thus  throwing tiie root? deep.  The field should be kept clean and  well tilled.    In the fall after growth  has stopped, plough to    the    plants,  leavirg de&d furrow in-the centre for  drainage.    In the spring piongli  the  soil back to the centre and disk with  ! one horse disk.    - Every    ten    days  j through the bearing season the plant- \  i ation should be well cultivated, keep-  ! ing a loose 3 or .4-inch mulch.    The  ; one-horse orchard disk and    a    one-  | horse  spring  tooth' harrow   are' the  two necessary implements.  A well-cultivated intercrop, such as  potatoes, cabbage, cucumber, squash  or roots may be used for the first two  | seasons after planting if the ground  is rich in plant-food. From the third  season on, the vines should he kept  clean and independent.  The first fall after planting cut all  but one or two vines off. Set posts  in rows north and sooth 3 2 feet a-  part. Posts should be 7 feet long  and set 2 feet in the ground. On  these posts string tightly three No.  12 wires, 3, 4, and 5 feet respectively from the ground.  At the end of the second season  as soon as all the berries are picked  Ihe old vines which bore fruit should  be cut out and burned to prevent  spreading of disease. The current  year growth of vines which were  trained along the ground, with the  row under the vines are left on the  ground for the winter to prevent winter killing. These new canes are the  fruit-wood for next year.  In the spiling of the third year the  canes are thinned to eight or nine to  each plant and cut to 8 or 10 feet  in length. Four of these should be  interwoven up and down between the  three wires away from one side of  one plant, and the other four likewise  on the opposite side of the plant.  For commercial shipping the patch  should   be   picked   clean   every   two  days.    A bonus    for    clean    picking-  should be paid the pickers.    The advantage of the bonus is that the over  ripe berries are kept at a minimum.  Itc is also advisable for commercial  shipping to pay  pickers 5  cents per  crate more to keep deep-red and the  bright-pink berries    separated    since  the overripe berries are sold locally  at a sacrifice.  The big advantage with the logan  berry is the various outlets for its  product. In the logan berry sections  of Oregon one finds one company drying the fruit, another making juice  to be .used as a beverage and still another using the berry extensively for  jams; while every community is organized to get the top market price  for all shipping berries.  Logan berry plantations in Oregon  and Washington average from 5,00 0  to 9,000 lbs. per acre. Selling for  fresh consumption they return the  grower from 10 to 18 cents per lb.';  for by-product uses, from 5 to 10  cents; leaving the grower net above  all expenses from $200 to ?G00 per  acre. Why not 1,000 acres in the  Fraser Valley, where conditions for  the culture equal and perhaps excel  any district on the Pacific coast.���������  The Agricultural Journal.  A  HEALTHFUL STANDARD  OK LIVINCi  ��������� The'first requisites with  quality, purity, freshness,  to   those  who  insist  on  a  us  We  arc  cater  healthful  fed poo-  standard of living. Tho bos  pie are the happiest and most robust.  ���������    No trouble for you to be among the  number.   .  Use LKE'S MIESU chockkIMS.  License  >'o.   8-S8C3S  ���������*������*>  0*3  ������v  ������i**S  License   No.   S^JCSU  ALBERT. ' LEE,   Grocer   and  "Z^^m^i-^tM^^itmMm^^^ri^^p^^**  ime.tts.sM  See me now about that Insurance  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsfoid  CXct!T  ��������� rWMftmlTT.  Farmers' and Travelers-  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M-   MURPHY,   PRGPRiETCP  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  JSBEKS  President, Hope Alan, on   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbots'end, B C.  Meeting HeJti First Monday of Each Month  Write the se&retary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  qr information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  Ljfre district, and industries already established.        J)  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  m  fit  "'���������ti  I  <l  m  al  i


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