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 [���������*'   '  ,*'  ''  ���������'��������� >**-~-���������*-?l&ZiZk.     .,'-.<������' r-*������������������������6W*������~J"*-"  ><*%'  st\  --1  Prorinclal Library  I  >\i^.vlivL"-.>i'V'-*^������ff,������r������k/*. :���������;".'v.-   >������ ,.���������,.'.������������������������������������������������������������������������'-.;,))//������..  "/*.i  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  i.l'., 11JE  asne  Vol. XVIII., No. 8.  .���������J    ���������.���������- MM  lXmUubh,:  ABBOTSFORD. B/'C.  FRIDAY, JULY 11. 1919  /  /  $1.00 per Year  =2E  9  VST  PERSONALS  S. KRAVOSKI, Proprietor  If your last job was satisfactory  tell your friends  OXY-ACETY.L1ENE WELDING,   BATTERY   CHARGING  FREE AIR, GASOLINE, TIRES, OILS, and  Have \rour Car Painted  By the Specialist from our Garage  ���������   CARS FOR HIRE  *"   * Farmers' Phone-���������One short, one long, one short  13. G. "Long Distance���������36.  SUMAS COUNCIL  U) >[.��������� Residence Phone  ._    William Porter waited on the Su-  . mas  Council at its  last meeting on  ^ Saturday last and advised that body  " that'-'at^ would be necessary to raise  the price of lots in the cemetery, in  order to'make that institution self-  s.ustain'ing.jfv-.Reeve Fooks      expressed" feaf-'-t'liat-^such   a   course  would  - make-dying- still    more    unpopular.  The reeve  was  of  the  opinion   that  the high cost of  living worried the  people   enough,   without, increasing  the cost of dying.    The price of lots  in  the  cemetery  was  set  at  twenty  dollars,  or five dollars  for a single  grave,  which - is  an  increase  of  one  hundred per cent.  Discussing   depredations   committed by bad boys in the municipality  took up some of the council's time.  It was stated that the worst set or  boys  out  of   captivity,   Ayere   to   be  ���������found   here.       Instances   of  stoning  driving  horses   on   the  higwhay,   of  driving  cows  away   from   home;   of  the 'ruination of fruit trees;  robbing  trunks  in a private residence;   and,  when  caught  in  the  act  of  tearing  ���������up a garden in revenge for some of  the   pranks   with   which   the   rising  ���������generation   of   Sumas   was   charged.  The parents of the boys complained  of  will   be  notified  that  no   further  'leniency  will   be  extended   to   those  boys,   whose  acts   of  mischief .   and  vandalism  have  become  unbearable.  \\\ F. Fadden addressed the council and drew attention to the mosquito breeding waterholes alongside the  ���������B. C. E. It. adjoining his property  Mr. Fadden statedt hat he would undertake to put the oil out to kill off  the pest if the company would provide the oil. The company will be  advised of Mr. Fadden's offer.  John Murphy waited on the council and asked that body to settle  a little difference of opinion bteween  himself and a neighbor named G.  Cox regarding a roadway which runs  between their respective properties.  This road has been gazetted but  never declared open and Mr. Murphy  stated that Mr. Cox was at che present time cropping the road vay and  asked permission to run a fence a-  long the centre of the roadway and  to bo allowed to make use of his  half of the road until such time as  the council decided tod eclare the  road open. The council explained  that they did not have the power to  issue such a permit. All they could  do was to declare tho road open, and  this would prevent either party.from  icropping, the roadway. Mr. Cox,  ���������who was not present, was called on  the phone and said he was unable  to attend the meeting. He wa3 advised thatt he council was about to  declare the road open and replied  that he had no objection to offer.  Mr. Murphy however objected as lie  claimed that this would compel him  to fence his properly while Mr. Cox  whose ground is uncultivated would  escape this expense. The council instructed the clerk to notify both  parties that the road would be declared open in sixty days. The total amount of land involved is one-  sixte entht of an acre.  HEATH CALLS ANOTHER  PIONEER OP THE DISTRICT  ��������� The funeral of the late Thomas  Bradner took place from All Saints  church, Mission City, to the Hatzic  cemetery. The service at the church  and the graveside was conducted by  Rev. Mr. J. W. . Weatherdbn, the  vicar; ���������.---"���������    ���������     ��������� .-.- ���������   ���������  ���������  '.For sometime the deceased had  not been in the best of health, especially the last month, and passed  away quietly on Saturday last at his  home on Matsqui prairie, surrounded by his family. Mrs. Bradner was  buried about two months ago. He  leaves to mourn the death'of a kind  father, one daughter Mrs. Mouldey  of Port Coquitlam; four boys, Tom,  Charlie,  Frank and  George,  all  Saturday July 19th has-been set apart as a day of grand  celebration as peace day after the greatest war that has, been  known in modern history; and Abbotsford and district will  celebrate that day as enthusiastically with the same spirit of  victory as called our boys to arms; with the same victorious  spirit as enabled the, mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and  children to say farewell as the boys marched off to the field  of battle; with .the same victorious spirit as enabled the dear  ones left at home to wait and hope, for the.best; with the same  victorious spirit-that enabled the bereaved ones to put on a smiling brave face when the worst word came' that could come about  the'-soldier father, brother.or husband; with the same victorious  spirit that enabled.the women to carry oh such a large amount  of war work.during those long years, anclttie men and women  to so willingly give the necessary funds for the different branches of the work; and last but not least Abbotsford will celebratej urday last  imbued with that soldierly,spirit which has been exhibited bv 1 attendance at the funeral and the  the soldiers themselves, both upon the battle field and during (services were conducted in the hail,  the days when a "blighty" gave them relief for a short time from I    Mr- McMenemy had an auto acci-  a-u     j ,-,!���������    ?   ;,,  ?  ,, ,      .,,    ,.    ,      .   . .,   I dent when returning from the fun-  the dangers of the., battlefield, and with that victorious smile j e].aloa Saturday.   The auto took   a  ' couple of somesaults and finally it  landed in between two logs about  ten feet down the bank. Tho windshield was broken but Mr. McMen-  cmy, who was alone in the car at  the   time, . escaped  without  injuries.  Mr. McKinnon has purchased- a  home from Mr, Wm. Roberts���������the  place occupied by Mrs. McClennagh-  an. - . , ���������     '  The W. A. held anjotber whist -  drive last week. An enjoyalbe evening was spert.  Mrs. Parton and daughter, Miss  Klorcncc P.arton are holidaying in  Seattle.  Mrs.   McLean  and   children' from  Vancouver  have  been  the guest  of  Mrs.'.   Mitter- and   returned  lawt  ?;tr-,  tmiay.  Mr. and Mrs. Shore are holidaying  at ��������� Spence's Bridge, Kamloops and  Morrill.  Mr. Glen Thomas is spending a  few dajs at-his home in Abbotsford  ���������Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Edwards iVom  Bekv.ra spent Thursday and Fiiday  with  Mr.. and  Mrs.   Zeigler.  Mr. Dennison, Mr.' and Mrs Groat '  and children' motored to "White Rock  on Thursday afternoon with Mr. Mc-  Menemy. '  Rev.   Campbell   from  Collingwood  East assisted in the funeral services  of the late Clarence Gazlcy on Sat-  There was a very large  that has shone forth from the war worn soldier face on his re  turn.    Yes, Abbotsford and district will celebrate, we have the  home spirit and the soldier spirit together and this is the combination that helped to win the war.  Let us hope it will be a fine day so that all will be able  to enjoy the greatest opportunity we shall probably ever have  of celebrating victory. It will be a day for the old folks and the  young folks. An excellent programme has been prepared and  Abbotsford and district will send up, with the rest of Canada,  the grand loud cheer of victory and,peace.  Let everyone get ready for a bumper day's outing.  The following,- committees    haw? I  been appointed: -  ��������� "  Programme   and   Music.   Rev.   W.  Robertson and Mrs. xi. Frassr.  Parade:   Reeve A.  McCallum.  '" Sports: J. A. McGowan and W. L  Longfellow.  Concessions:   Geo. H. Kerr.  Publicity:   F.  J. R. Whitchelo, E.  A. Barrett, A. Lee.  Cloak Room:  J. Watt.  Reception:   Mrs.     Thomas,     Mrs.  ssreasBosa  0f Ferris.  whom reside on the farm at Matsqui ������  except Tom who is in Alberta.  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bradner  came to Mission City some twenty-  nine years ago and after residing  here for some time settled on a ranch  of which the present station of Bradner on the B. C. E. R. was "the centre  Here the couple hewed out a bush-  farm and home, but soon came the  tram line, and to show how farsee-  ing Mr. Bradner was he made the  company a most liberal proposition  for right of way and station. Later  the place was sold and Mr. and Mrs.  Bradner came to Mission and lived  on the Morton property, now occupied by Mr. Charles Robertson. A  couple of years ago Matsqui, the  present farm at Matsqui was made  the home of the family.  The deceased was born at Ennis-  korry, count yof Wicklow, Ireland,  January 5, 185 4, and ai'ter his marriage came to Port Arthur where he  resided for several years before coming to British Columbia.  The sons and daughters of the late  Mr. Bradner have the sympathy of  a very large circlo of friends who  in their hours of sorrow sympathize  sincerely with thorn. They have this  consolation to comfort them, that the  name of Tom Bradner was universally respected'by all who knew himpersonally and by others who knew  him only by name, and that during  a residence of about thirty years he  carried out his part as a citizen so  that all will cherish his good name,  Many tokens of regard and respect  were sent by friend and acquaintance  and among these were from: Mr. and  Mrs. C. Portsmouth, Mrs. Geo. Cade,  Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Bradner, Mr.  and Mrs. Joseph Bradner, Vancouver  Mrs. G. Mouldey, Port Coquitlam  Mr! and Mrs. S. J. Yeomans, Mr. and  Mrs.   T.   Stokes,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   M.  A. I-Iulton Harrop, J.  Vanetta.  ���������Finance:  N. Hill.  Dance. L. McPhee and C. Fraser.  The events of the day will include  an auto parade to Clayburn and to  Huntingdon; Speeches and patriotic  songs on the-school grounds; sports  for children nad grown-ups, novelty  races, including the'greasy pig, the  hot and greasy pole; tug-of-war and  dancing. The ^committee advertise  not an idle moment during the ��������� Lay  that one cannot amuse one's self  with something exciting.  A prize will be given for the best  decorated car in the parade. All the  au������os will have an opportunity oF  winning a prize: give the. number of  your car to the committee and fee  who the lucky cr is.  Refreshments will be served on  Hie ground.s.  Cloak  room  in  the school  houf.-.  The G. W. V. A. have engaged  1 the Red Cross Rooms for themselves  and friends.  It is expected that a large number  from  the outside will  attend.  The chairman of the peace celebration is G. H. Kerr and the secretary is J. A. McGowan.  A social evening will be spent at  the home of Mr. Hart at Huntingdon  on Wednesday evening July .16th.  A royal welcome Is extended to all  who can make it convenient to be  present.  Peace thanksgiving services will  be held in the Presbyterian church  on Sunday evening next. AH returned soldiers of the district and an  strangers are invited to attend.  The W. C. T. U. held a social  on Wednesday evening at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. Hunt. Ice cream  was served and a splendid program  was rendered.  Miss Ida Boulter from Everett is  the guest of Miss Given Sumner.  Read, and a number of others without cards.  The pallbearers were brother Orangemen: Messrs J. A. Catherwood,  S. J. Yeomans, E. M. Bradner, J.  Bradner, J. Matthews and J.-Ryder.  ing to celebrate with  HOLIDAY   PRICES  July Butterkk Patterns in Stock  Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-19707  B.   C.  Phone,  4 Farmers; Phone  190"  MP  *W' PAOE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  -������J������~*--!  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published Every Friday   ,  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY,   .JULY   1 1  The qiK'tJlioji of pkv.iliiug the C. I',  k. bridge at Mission Cily came up  ajiiiin at 'I he last meeting of I hi'  Alalaqui council, and this paper does?  admire Hie council for the determined stand this council is UiKinr.  in iIto mailer, and it is hoped for  11 io saiuj of both Mauuiui and Mission and tho general public that ihe  council has started something thai  will in Ire end���������at no very distant  dale,��������� seo the accomplishment of  soemthing which has been the talk j  cf  the  community  for  a  quarter  of  and vehicular traffic across the Kra-  acr v. ould meet the growing (lemnmls  of the central Frar.'jr Valley.  seeing and to have enjoyed the trip  also.  Down in Sumas municipality the  council spent some time last meeting  di.^ ussing the bad boy of the community. We do not think there ;s  sucn u creature living as a bad boy  At h tbt not on a very lar^o ucale  WV H'ally think neatly all trouble  lies villi the parents. There might  be  bad young men  but not  boys.  Hut   while  on   (he -subject   wc  do  not  agree wlih.Coun.  Aish  that   the  reason  the      'provincial  govornuie.il  tlnw.   cold   water on   iho su-uu-itioi:  m  because it came from (he outr-id"  and puiting it into effect would not  bring any political  credit to Oliver"';  fossil if'rs.'    Conn. Aish should know  I hat  Oliver has no ���������fossiliorn" in and  around? Mibsion   City  now.    Once  it  was a hot-bed for Oliver boosting the  (he p.'csent piomic rhut now tho 01-  \ or   men   in   Mission   City     arenas  scarce as hen's (colli.     They all snv  Oliver has attained the objective for  would     i,e| wh.i-li  he ������ot onL���������pvcniior    of    Mm  Were da' i' P'^vince���������but thai he is not making  properlv prepared and put in a  pro-j ������ood and like wise men have written  senlable shape before the proper of-   iaMuro opposite Honest John s name  ficials of the C. P. U. we believe (!.��������������� land have further decided that so ,ur  company   would   willingly   take   Ihc'as i;cMV.lncy is co-.r-oniod  O.-vov w  preposition up, from a busiuobs im.r.t  do :.a  this paper r.ugKCS.ecl ml,..,  .    . 'go back to (he Doha and dig potatoes  Of   MCW. i fe .-,    ',.,-,  .  We just wish to put Conn. Aisli nglu  on this little mailer. The rea-iou  a  century.  Should the matter reach the Board  of  Railway  Commissioners  v.e  have  no doubt but they would recommend  that the bridge  be planked,  but  wo i  do  not   think     that     it  necessary to go that far.  There  h  no  need  to  go  into   i'  pros ami cons in favor ot the bOhen    ,  as thcie is but little doubt it woul,   Ui'     proMncial    government    llwev.  be of great benefit to the district   in  the way of bui'ding up business.  It is not many years sin jo <h'>  present ferry was pur on tha run between Miss'm1 and Matsqui and Iho  traffic has increased year by year  until now there is need for a larger  ferry, which the government realizes  and at an early date we may expect  to  see the larger  ferry  on the  run  The faet of being able to go over  the bridge at any hour of the day or  any minute of the day, except when  a train is crossing would be a still  greater impetus to increasing traffic  consequently business.  The present ferry is most excellent  the crew is accommodating, the ferry is run on time and the only thins  that can be found fault with the service is that a forty minute service  from 7 a. m. to (i p. m. does not  meet the demands of the disirYt  The ferry has been a business builder  for the district along the  Fraser  co.'c! water' on the suggestion w:r-  umpiy for iho same reason that we  ii.ive seen our roads in the Fraser  Vall.y become lets patsabio during  th" nast three years, for the same  reason that the returned soldier is  a^ai'ist the government; for the  same reason that the present government made a bungle of the affairs  of this province���������lack of a policy,  of  development  for   the   province.  Automobilists will take warning  that hereafter while in the vicinity  of the townships of T-Ianey and of  Hammond, wherever that may be.'  that the rate ot* speed is ten miles  a:i Liour. This will enable the iour-  isf= and business men to take in aii  the i-l'Jnz \>hilc paoGiiis thn ugh the  twr> towns. Otherwise the .meed is  (oo slow for the comfort and con  venience of the autoisl.  put it at fifteen miles an hour V  would have enabled  the same sight-  Sometime ago' we    published     an  it'em   from   the   Cbilliwack   Progress  piMi-wi'ling   Io  come   from   the  local  fruit  inspector of,that place.     Since  that iiinc we have taken  more particular notice of the crop in this dis-  'iricl, and have .talked with  many of  the g 'owcrs and wo have yet to find  a r,vosver who will acknowledge that  his cop of small fruits will be any  'ten  o twenty per cenL lighter' thio  year   Jian   former  years.     Wc  know  the ..irawberry crop has been a banner crop,  and  at present  prices  ba<--  In ought" anything     li'om     $300     (o  S 1 20 0 ��������� per  acre.     Wo know   several  men who have taken���������-so they claim  ���������$o00  clear  per acre    from     their  strawberry patches thin year.       Certainly a visit to (he cannery or to (he  ('.   [\ It. station-would indicate l;r".  there   were   strawberries   in   abundance  in   the district this yau\     Any  statement  that   tho  strawberry  crop  was   loss   this   year   than   last   yaw  would be considered    incorrect,    so  far :vi  we have been able to judge.  N.-w when it comes to the present  oul'ook  for the raspberries it is the  general  concensus of    opinion    that  tho ��������� "op this year will be equal    to  thai of last year, even a little belief  The season is just beginning, but il  looks  better than  last year.  Yv'c can't understand why Mr  iVunson should try to cry down the  Mission and Hatzic district as we are  sure that it will not gain him anything with the gocd people of Chilli-  ws.ek as most of them must Know he.  is Diking hot air.  There is no comparison between  this, district and Chillhvack when it  -or-i-es to small fruit, as that is an  ���������j'.'��������� 'cultural ' district and this is a  fruit district. We don't doubt the  ability or Cbilliwack to raise enough  Had  they I cream   for  the  strawberries  of  Mis-  nMEaBaaaaxsaarauKjEa  invTinimnMniMi  P-V  First you are called by a man who believes thai grulTness and  impatience bespeak the-real .man of business. From his introductory "hello" to his curt "good-bye" you've a growing resentment of  his manner.  Then a second call! This man identities himself at once, vontu''  ing a "good morning", perhaps. There's a note- of geniality in  his voice. Without over-doing it, ho seems to hold out his hand  to you.  Can it be summed up bolter than that of Courtesy?  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  til  sion  and  Ilati/.c  district,  and  when  th< y are doing that they are having  lOt  rsrcrrrorwirac^-?  ������'.ift  rpij \MWt 'WH3L1*. l-tk^J-U: I IJUAA-yj' J."J'  Ten of the largest locomoti  built for use on Canadia  have  been   under   const  Borne time at the C.P.R. Aug  in Montreal, and one ol  6302, was inspected the olh  President E.  W. Beatty,  president Grant Hall. These loco- l f%%.'X  motives are of the heavy Mikado type \ ^p������^$r  and are intended for freight service,  being designed and buiM under the  'direct supervision of Mr. W. IL Win-  tc-rro-wd, the Chief Mechanical Engineer.  The weight of the engine and tender in working condition is 500,000  lbs., the engine alone weighing 323,-  000 lbs. The diameter of the driving-  wheels is 63 inches.    Tho cylinders  r  iwtde and 120 inches long, and the  grates are moved by steam grate  ehakers.  The cab is of the vestibule type,  which is the C.P.R. standard, and  every effort has been made to make  the accommodations for the engine-  men as comfortable as possible. One  eide of the cab is fitted with a clothes  locker 14 inches by 20 inches wide,  in which clothes can be hung" and  lunch pails carried. .  The tender has a  capacity Tor 12  tens of coal and 8,000 Imperial gal-,  io.ns o$ waters  .  President E. W. Beatty and Vice-President Grant  Ilall, o2j  ^ie. P.!...?ji.^.snapped after inspecting; the'new engine.   - v.���������'.-������  Kjmratw:  TWii������nivi^mr'jifP"^w������;^"--������v"'TC���������WB'  ���������twtmaacxBamwmbW^t&xxwaamEnstivr. ti m.ima  SIMHIK  Our  up-to-date    Machine   Shop ���������  and Welding Plant gives    us    the ~  advantage of  making difficult re- =:  __  pairs on the premises, saving you =  ~   the expense and delay by sending =  to town.    We weld metals of ail ==  kinds.      Bring your broken mach- E  inery  ro  us,  we will    save     you ^  &   money. HE  Our stock of Ford parts and ac- s  cessories is large.    We    also    sell ^  Chrevolet and Gray Dort gaskets, ^  Fan Belts, etc. =:  When  your  car    goes    wrong. =  Don't   walk.      Ring   up   Mission ~  s    Garage. =;  S F^EE ATR AT ALL TOU3S rs  S      WJuoebank Blk.,      Mision City      55  /  '"'"miiHHiwi   <mn  Biirraugh's Adding  [achines  -102 reader Street  VCOUVEK  r  iri'iiei   crop  of cror.in.  in a recent iisue the same g mtle-  :.an  says:   "Cbilliwack  will   be   the  ...i.VL. email fruit district in the pro-  '<n(-<y    You will notice ho says "will  be".    When   Mr.  Munson     can     say  iU the Cbilliwack sm?ll    fruit    i(-  m-l than a-million doilai.3,  he car.  ,  .,ia   talking. t  SAYS LEMON JUICE  WILL REMOVE FRECKLES  Girlsl   Make this cheap beauty lotion  to ctear and whiten your skin.    -  BARRISTER  and  SOLICITOR  309 Rogers Bldg. Vancouver  Counsel, J. Milton Price.  W J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  AGENT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Phone Ccnncction. Mission City  I&jzr^������������������ ������������������*f��������� ^-*  rilUlillMlfli't^WM"!"'"1""*���������3  Squeeze the juice of two lemons into  a bottle containing three ounces of  orchard white, shake well, and you have  a quarter pint of the best freckle and  tan lotion, and complexion beautifier, at  very, very small cost. I  Your grocer has the lemons and any ,  drug store or toilet couiiter will supply  three ounces of orchard white for a few  cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant  lotion into the face, neck, arms and  hands each day and see how freckles and  blemishes disappear and how clear, soft  and white the skin becomes. .Yes 1*.It  is harmless.; "'  Pr.G.A.Pollard  Dentist  430 HASTINGS Street, W.  '(Over  C.P.R.  Tick.   & Tel.  Offices)  VANCOUVER - B.C.  It is iilwiiya well to writo' or iilionc  .for  appointments  aj������&������Q31 '  "���������"������������������  ���������atr-T������n.,L'rt-'" "ltJ '"���������gggSgtasyiocXigBaa  Mi*.. Geo. BhU, of Su'uif.on, was  a .buaVties visitor to the coast cities  ihis   v;eek.  StidneSm. PAGE SIX  TOE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSPOHD,  B.  (3.  bs:  ���������d.  i3*''T?  ,--������-������������������������^^.-^������^^itnnffr^r'~~"-^*^^-"^-n^^  THAN THE BEEF, PORK, VEAL and other Fresh Mea!  Purchased from  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  Successors Lo C. Sumner  OJVE US A TltLAL FOR A MONTH AND BE CONVINCED  H.   (,.'..   Phone   'IK  Farmers' Phone   1000 ^  lilcoiMO No. 0-12023  Abbotsford, B.C  Your Buildings  cent more than  increased.  against   Fire,  a   few- years  Because  yo.     i ,'t  rcbuildinij   costs   100   oer  Insurance   rates  have  not  //. O. HARTLEY,  JKepresentmg'  Board  Abhotsfod,B.C.  Companies  Only  WEI) L\ SWATTLE  li is with regret that the death of  Berl Clark is recorded as having  died in Seattle, Wash, last month  from influciua. The funeral took  place in Toronto where the parents  are living. Mr. Clark for sometime  .owned the harness shop here Mrs.  Clark and children have the sympathy of friends in Abbotsford.  MATSQUI COUNCIL  A number of delegations from different .parts of the municipality Availed on the council at the regular  meeting of that body which was held  here on Monday and asked that road  work be undertaken, in some cases repairs to existing roads were asked for while in other cases the request was for the opening of new  roads. A well' signed petition asking that repairs be made ':o the A-  berdeen road wa salso presented.  The respective ward councillors will  visit each of these roads and the  council will do its utmost, with the  money available, to satisfy the applicants.  It is admitted thai the taxes of the  municipality will have to be raised  considerably in order to meet the  demands for roads. It is estimated  that the value recoived from the  money spent on roads has shrunk  fully 75 per cent in live years, that  $100 now spent on roads does not  stand up more than . half as long,  so that it requires .$'100 to now accomplish  what  $25 did formerly.  Wni Merrifield waited on the  council and asked compensation for  damage to properly, caused through  taking out gravel. He stated that  a hole had been made in the face of  the property which made" it impossible to run a straight fence along  it and that this will get worse as  the earth falls in from time to time  lie asked $50 damages and Conn.  Aish will meot Mr. W.. Merrifield on  Thursday night and try to arrnage a  settlement.  Conn. Aish reported that the people of Mission City and disi-rict were  a unit in endorsing the proposal to  ���������plank the C. P. ft. bridge at that  fie. A number of compet-mt me;i  have examined the bridge and approaches and measured the clear inside width of bridge and these men  claim that instead of the proposition not being feasible, as claimed  by toll provincial government it is  extremely simple. It is fell that the  C. P. It. would not raise serious on  jeetion as thai company would nol  only be getting a rental for use of  bridge, but thai tins convenience  would increase settlement and pro-  'duction along iho company's line  'The concensus of opinion in the district seems to he that, the reason the  provincial government threw cold  ...writer on the suggestion is because it.  came from the outside and putting  it into effect would not bring any  political.'credit' to Oliver's .fossiliers.  The clerk was instructed to ask the  municpal solicitor what steps it ii  necessary to take to have this case  laid before the Dominion Railway  Com mission.  Maple Ridge  However ardently the ������������������pvo'perl/  owners of Haney may desire ne.v  'sidewalks, if. is manifest .their ardor  draws the line at paying for them  under the local improvement process  On Friday only one ratepayer polled  in favor of the Haney Sidewalks Bylaw under the local improvement  procedure,   thirteen   againts   it   and  there was one spoilt ballot. A. total  of lifteen exercised their franchise  out of a total directly interested of  si v"Mity-six. The result was . un-  d'Hibiedly surprising as allowing for  tho busy fruit harvesting, indifference and misplaced optimism that it.  would go through anyhow, a considerable'proportion of the ratepayers  witiiin the Haney area had announced their intention of suppr.rling the  measure. The council receved the  report of tho jF.iurning officer, Mr. V  Pilerson cr. Saturday at then- month,  ly meeting "M'th equanimity. Councillor Adair observed with a touch of  chagrin that the bjlaw went out j.J e  Jess "Willard.  The council appointed Mr. AV. T.  Roberts assessor for the property  roll of 19 20 at a fee of $5 00. There  v-ore three applicants and a paramount qualification, over another  candidate, was that Mr. Roberts is a  returned' soldier, besides possea.-sing  the necessary commendations and a-  Igreeing to visit every parcel of land  in the municipality for assessment  purposes.  There were no tenders received for  the construction of the Whonnock  Creek bridge which was promised by  the preceding council and endorsed  by tiie present one. This.apathy in  the minds- of potential bridge builders of Whonnock tempted Councillor  Best to advance the suggestion that  perhaps his constituents there might  prefer to have the allotted money expended on reads.  Councillor Lilley said he had received a letter from ex-Councillor  oproule urging expedition in the mat  ter. He had driven a gentleman over to the site last week to look at  the proposition, but he had not said  whether he would tender-or not. The  man was a competent bridge builder  but suffered at present from physical  injuries.  It was ultimately agreed that the  time for receiving tenders should be  extended another month and. that in  the meantime Councillor Best would  invite a definite expression of opinion  from the residents of the interested  district upon his alternative suggestion.  After reading the monthly reports  of the police magistrate and Constable Pope, the latter observed thai  the concurrence of the attorney-general had been invoked for the prosecution of Sunday fruit gatherers.  He informed the council however,  '.hrd. the Dominion fruit inspector  was frankly adverse to prosecution  for picking or conveying to market.  There was a feeling of relief that  i he responsibility was on the shoulders of  the attorney-general now.  In consequence of a written complaint from Mr. W. M. Webster that  the work on St. Anne's street had  cost double what it should, the council visited and personally inspected  it.    Councillor Adair excepted.  On their return it was evident  there was justification in the protest  for much dissatisfaction was .^pressed at the time spent in the work or  its equivalent in dollars. Councillor  Lilley was also dissatisfied with the  work in his beat. Councillors specifically responsible for the beats  whero the dissatisfaction exists  will endeavor to rectify matters as  far as the road work is concerned.  A correspondence with the public  works department, Victoria, and  Messrs Parrott & Gustafson, Hammond farmers, revealed the fact  the farmers had been in negotiation with the wrong department.  They should have communicated  with the dyking commissioners. Water accumulated and damaged their  land and prevented their using Melville street. The council agreed io  transmit  the  correspondence   to  the  chauiago and dyking commissioners  aud undertook to' make tho, road  conditionally upon tho commissioners attending. to tho ditch Involved  and draining the road of water  it was pointed out thai the farmers  .represented ,had paid road .and dying  'luxes for' years without'benefit.  Mr, McFaddcn, who recently purchased the Lock wood, property or  n GO acres, about a mile westerly  from Webstor's Corners elicited tire  sjuiputhy of the council in his isolation through lack of a road,, Mr.  McFadden was paying $'liiO taxes  tli.s year and was under contract,  to pay $779, Councillor Lillcy's appropriations had been allocated and  the work would cost $500 to do effectively. Tho reeve urgod a temporary relief to Mr .cFadden and a  special appropriation of $H'0 found  favor, although no definite resolul-  on  was passed.  A communication from the secretary of the 13. C. Union of 'Municipalities re possible dlsastor to municipal finances by possible legislation  relieving returned soldiers and their  widows and orphans from corporation , taxes , during :i i) I 'l-.l 0.1.B was  read. As the detailed and minute  information asked for involved an  appHling amount of work without  satisfaction .in the matter of accuracy, itw as filed.  Tho rcovo reported that he had  interviewed Mr. Gauhlcr in reference  to Mr. Buchanan's road, and as be  had told him it was a matter for  arrangement between the two gentlemen themselves. He had so informed   Mr.  Buchanan.  The council agreed to contribute  $2i>;) towards the further improve-  inotit of Maple Ih'dge Cemetery and  the commissioners wore complimented   upon  its gradual  embellishmonf.  The excessive speed of auto drivers in,Hammond and Haney has become a danger as well as a. nuisance  and henceforth the speed within  these township areas will be restricted to ten miles an hour under penalties.  A. number of municipal bylaws  were reconsidered and finally passed  which have already been given publicity.  Constable Pope conducted a party  representing an imperial soliders'  settlement board over the municipality on Thursday, a British imperial oilicor, a Canadian army officer, a botanist and other experts  were in the party. A visit was made  to the different sections of land  ranging from the primeval forest  to.the highly cultivated fruit ranches  poultry and dairy farms. The visitors ��������� expressed themselves highly  gratified with what they saw.  ,0=5g^^^SK~  2XE������������  K^^^^Er^^^^^^^^^^-  Either our bread or our buns are delightful for sandwiches, in fixing up a basket, of-lunch for a picnic or other form of  ���������outing. '.They'satisfy that, healthy appetite which is developed by contact willi  nature and give you strength with which  to endure fatigue., You will .want to lake  along somo knicknacks in tho form o:  cakes, and tho like with' which our pastr.j  counter always abounds. Try us for the  next' picnic.  tlcunsc  No.  8-K8C38  I oo ������������������* ���������������' M ^*vri������ M ~- "' >-) iV  .'IT. * v.. w ...'u'm i. <������������������'��������������������������� -' "  Llcciuu   No., 5-1088  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  t\  Mr. F. J. Roche, of New Westminster, who is to have charge of  the Mission City branch of the Merchants Bank of Canada, arrived in  Mission City yesterday, accompanied  by Mrs. Roche.  MISSION FALL FAIlt  The date for the Mission Fall Fair  is September 17th and 18th.  The days of the week are Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday will  be for the exhibitors and the judges  and Thursday will be for the visitors  What are you intending to show  fiis year? Are you a booster for  the fall fair? Have you yet decided  what you will exhibit? Is it getting  the attention you thought you would  like it to get? It is a. busy season  but do not neglect it A few minutes  might help  out.  The committee are working on the  prize list now and hope to soon have  it ready.  YOU CAN AVOIi)  For Appendicitis and Gall Stones  through the use   of ..HEPATOLA,   a  medicine recognized as far better,  safer than operations. $5.GO treatment.  Sole  Manufacturers  MRS. GEO. S. ALMAS  524 4th Avenue, North,  Saskatooon  CARD OF THANKS  Mrs. H. Gazley and family- wish  to thank their many friends for kind  sympathy and beautiful flowers sent  during their recent bereavement.  TAYLOR & HI  (Late Henderson & Taylor)  CIVIL ENGINEERS & SURVEYORS  Box 11 Abbotsford, 13. O. Phone 31X  Or  leave  instructions- with   J.   A.  Cathorwood, Mission City, 13. C.  See me now about that Insurance  tie.  I have a lapgejandjsplendid, supply, of  Raspberry Games for sale'at low pMccs.  Finest quality. ���������  !cCallum  Abbotsford  ^ "-"fS^sseaSC1  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many*1 unnecessary advertising schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not when the family is on an amusement jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes  outside of newspaper advertising.  all   advertising  Farmers' and Travelers-  trade solicited.  Newly'Furnished   >  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,..PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON. B  C  =s������=  Now is the time to gst your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.


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