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 v  $f  I  *>i  i  1  f  3MS5*  ���������B'THk  vX'-V*-]  ^'���������!  {-���������*+'.  N  'S������i.  (a  -., Vol. V., No. 9.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY,   jyLY 5,   1912  ansa; T-^r* nil  .00 PER YEAR  MATRQ7.1   COUNCIL.  ��������� ~t ������������������**  The regular meeting of the co ���������.;.  cil was n..; j at Mt. Lehman on  Saturday, Juno 29th.' Reeve Merryfield, in the chair, all councillor,**,  piosent .i.-id :Mr. Jas. Gibson elerk  The clerk read the/.'minutes oi  the court'of revision held "June isth.  ������ehman-Roberts, that, minutes ,'i<,  read be received.      - ',  The minutes of. the last regula.  meeting of the council were read  and confirmed.  , The clerk read a. communication  fiom Hart & Co. as.to Lot 404- on  the'^rairie near to Glenmore school  a ditch was required which work  they would like,to do as a setoff  to the taxes. Councillor Lehman  will visit and report.* -  From J. G. Gardner.'of Peardon-.  vilie agreeing to sell part of his  land on Ross Road for roadjjur-  posesr Roberts-Ware that the offer be received.   .  From W. P. McCormick and otn  er ratepayers asking for improvements on the Marsh Road on north  side of big bridge: Bell-Lehman,-  that $200 be spent.on Marsh Road.  From Mr. J; A: Morrison of Den-'  nison-^stating, that 'rfce #prk agreed  upon by  the arbitrators-had not  RAILWAY COMMISSION  TO   MEET    '  The roaihyay commissioners. ai*<,  to meet in Vancouver this month  to   adjust matters of  dispute between the railways and private individuals.   As'the commission is an  excellent medium for the purpose.1*  for  which it was  established and  has done invaluable' good for Lhe  coast cities and the Fraser Vaiity,  locally,   and   the  Dominion   as. a  whole, it is likely that there wiil  be considerable work done at the  sittings. '  There is one matter that should  come up before the Commission at  the forthcoming session, and that  is the opening of Hazel Street connecting the .east and the west side'  of the town.' It, woufd undoubtedly be a great convenience to tho  people of the town and also the  farmers of. the surrounding district  to be able to cross the B. C. E. R  and the Q. P. (R. to, the B. C. E. K;.  station as well as to come into'he  town by that w.iy when the crossing at Essendene Avenue is blocked, which it sometime is. ���������  Last  yi:ar   a   represer(ati*-c   of  the Board-of Tr2de������,appoit.ted-l ���������6r ?a���������'  ' been do'nel  li^e^tall^   bring' this  matter   before^-the Iac?ePted-   ~  nnmn;iu���������  t _t.    .     .    .' Co.-ri?mssion,  but for. some reason  I the date of the meeting or th**-absence of interest in the matter, the  delegate from Abbotsford failed to  appear.  The present is an excellent opportunity to have the matter ad  justed  and  the board should loct-  that Mr. Murray be paid for 3"day's   D'������ "^ in being rePresented.  arbitrating " People, men women and children  now go across the tracks at Ha;->1  Street, but the inconvenience or  getting through a 'barbed wire  fence is illustrated very often.  MATSQUI   TAX   SALE  On   -Saturday  June  29th   at  Hit  Municipal Hall, Mount Lehman was  held the tax sale of the municipality.   Mr." Jas. Gibson, C. M. C. staled that onTy three parcels of iana  would be offered, the owners of an,  other lands having paid since tnc  sale  was advertised.   The conditions  of sale  were, that money  or  certified   cheques   only   would   be  accepted and that the person \viu  made the highest offer.would hold  the land for which he bid and ii  not redeemed within one year by  the assessed'"owners the municipality would grant  a  tax sale deea  About twenty persons were present and .bidding was  slow.   Part'  of N. E. % Sec. 19, Tp. ,16 situal,!  on the Yale Road on which $239.4i  was due.   Fractional part pi N. W!  ���������������# Sec. 23, Tp. 14, near to/ Marsh'a '  Landing, on which $13.25 wasdua.  North half of S. E. % Sec. 3������ .Tp.  14, on which $182.76 was due.  For these three no offer was made .  and they become the property ol  the council. On East # of S.. W.  X Sec. 16, Tp. 16, situate near;Ab-,  botsford Lake with $43.68 due the  offer of Mr, Pry, who bid $50 waa.  Councillor Lehman be instructed  to comply with the decision 'of the  aibitrators on the Morrison ditca  by deepening it.  ��������� In connection with this Mr. Murray .appeared and informed the  council he had put in three -days  on the arbitration.    Ware-Roberts  THE  GUN" CLUiB  arbitrating  From P. P. Halverson, sec.-trea3  of Matsqui Dyking District Walt***  C, Ltd., asking for franchise. The  clerk read over the proposed bylaw and Councillor Bell "gave notice of motion to.introduce the bylaw at the next reguiar .meeting.   -  From; Mr. C. T. Purver of Ciay-  burn as to Canadian thistles growing- on the road from Clayburn C.  P. R. station.and offering to. ^out  same. The clerk was instructed to  wiite Mr. Purver asking him to cut  the thistles also on Riverside road  Ward 3.  From J. H .Ringrose of Nelson as  to his fence being burned by .ai^  leged negligence of the councilor  contractors about two years ago.  The matter was left to Councillor  Roberts to report on.  From W. Bailey of Vancouver,  enclosing plans. Roberts-Lehman,  that the owners be notified that  the roads on the south boundary  and east boundary of the portion  of the N. W. Jf Sec. 13, Tp. 13. south  CHURCH   DEDICATION  AT ABBOTSFORD  Solemn High Mass, blessing of  the church at 10 a.m. The sermon  in -the morning will be delivered  by Archbishop McNeil of VancouA-  er/ The -children's choir of St.  Mary's School, Mission City, and  the brass band will be in attendance.  In order to accomodate people  from outside, and not to interfere  with the evening services of o'thex  denominations, Benediction of the  Blessed Sacrament will be given  at 5 p. m.   Rev. Father McCarthy  , The usual weekly shoot was held  on'Wednesday last, the attendance  being very good as many of the ~  members are practicing for a great  shoot to be held at Belli&gham on  the 21st arid 22nd, at which $1500  is available for prizes.  Dr.   Swift,  to further 'stimulate  interest, is offering a silver sppon  weekly for the highest score, and  as the name of the winner is engraved on-'it, there is some rival-'f  ry for the possession of the souvenir.. The Dominion Cartridge Co.  have   presented   a   solid   leather  gun case for the highest score out  of 250 shots, while the club itself  has donated a gold medal for the  best of 300 rounds.) A new Leg-  gatt trap will be installed probably ^this week.  'FOOTBALL LEAGUE  Abbotsford! being a good centre, it is the intention of Mr. Heath  secretary of' the Football Club, to  call a meeting at an early datu.-  inviting representatives of all ins*'  Valley teams, with the purpose of       ���������Mrei. ^..npj-   forming  a league and getting the  of Sumas City, will preach at the   season's fixtures made.   All lovers  afternoon servica . v ������f the. snnrt o-mnid a~ *.i._;_ t   Several persons of Mission City  are going over to Abbotsford for  .    .        ,thc occasion leaving by the morn-  of the Peardonvill eRoad must bo   ���������S train at J a. m./returning .at  opened up for vehicular traffic be-   '1.20 p. m. on (Sunday next,  fore   the   council  Wiill   accept  tin*  plan of the proposed subdivision.>  From VV. J. Mathers stating that  he was doing road work in  Glen  TEAM   WILL   NOT   BE   PULLED  The tug of war team will not pull  . -   , at   Sumas  on   Canada   Day.      Mr.  Valley and as much money has ' Kenny, the leading spirit of the  been expended by himself, the I team last year, on being interview-  council allow him 75 per cent ,ui' 3d the other day stated, "No, wc  his taxes, to which the council u-, are not going to have any tug-of ���������������������������  ffl^ed- war team this year at Sumas.   VVV  From the Western Canada Pow- '��������� have not seen enough money vu  er Company stating they had ie sight to make it worth oub wniia  ceived their engineer's report on'i If there is enough money in sight  MlP     mnninlnalitiT     itrV>*nU     ... Il-     ������������������ ...           ...mi  ���������!_ J  , .'     .  the municipality which calls lor  great thought as some parts of ihu  district were heavily timbered and  the population scattered. TheLo.  would accept' a franchise .binding  them to supply light and power in  (Continued on last page)  we will have a long pull in Suma;  though.  "      ������      :  Don't forget the auction sale al  the  Home  Restaurant at  3.30, on  Saturday   afternoon  if  yqu, ��������� w,aii'l  bargains. ,��������� ��������� .   ,    .-,       '.   .-',.::  of the sport should do their best  to second Mr. Heath's proposition  W. C. T. U. IN CONVENTION  The 29th annual conference wa:>  held in the First Baptist Church,  Vancouver, from June 24th to tnu  28th, at which delegates frbm.'-aii  parts of the province were present  On behalf of Abbotsford and dis ���������  ftrict Mrs. Rev. Campbell, Mrs. ������.  Munroe, Mrs. Parton and Mrs. t-\  B Fadden of Upper Sumas attended.  After the opening hymn, responsive reading and prayer by Mis.  Lashley Hall, the president, Mrs  *C Spofford, of Victoria, being it:  the chair, quite a lengthy budget  of reports of the various branches  of the union's work were disposed  of��������� At' the conclusion of the <iv  votional exercises the roll was  called and committee on credent-  iCpstifiuetf, pa Jast p5ge)    ~~  n  ^���������>t������^>,,..,,J,,1..i|....ltwrw.--..TrrJW,.,,lju., ���������.���������m-vLhT.-yw ���������*������*wm^W--^-T?7I^^^ EgTgpggMgr-^f^TO VftE ABBOtS^ORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B; C  ���������i" 11 ii        "* '  THB ABBOTSFGO&D POST  ruWisba*   .very   FrWT^y   by   the   Post  PubllSshlnfi- Compfipy.  A weekly Journal devoted to the interr  ests of Abbotsfa'fd and suw -*^Ub������ a****  t-������lct.  AdvertUiins Rates made know. *n **>*���������  plication.  LKCJAL ABVfiKT.raiNG���������12 centa per  line for (irst kwtontUn. and 8 cents a im*  f.r all suJ������HGftHcnt ooimojBTUIve.lnsertiMS.  Oar SUlbbaltstb-Neltbar lor uor offi*.  'tho   CJ-ovornmoHt.  ,, n ���������.������������������������ n   uriitif-^���������1 " '"'  FRIDAY,    JULY 5    1912  THE.MARKET.  Were is the spirit of co-operation.  in being.   Here is, the elimination  of petty village rivalries, that can  be taken advantage of by outsiders for their oYwn purposes, and a  determination   to  work altogether  for the good of the whole./. It was  suggested at the meeting that settlers  when  they, came  should be  made   welcome  by  finding  themselves among friendly people ready  and able to show them what had  to be done to make life, pleasant)  tand   profitable.   This   Is  the   beginning of a new era for the whole  of the Fraser Valley.   It that move   the throne  try   under  the  sun  produces  it   is  brought  right   to   his   very  door, with its thousands oi attending   official   representatives,   progressive   agriculturists  and   capl-  tians of, finance and transportation,  who travel thousand's and thousands of miles to ascertain what me  his   requirements, what  they  can  do  to  make  his  journey  through  life easier and happier, and what  is  best for the  country, yes,- tne  world, as  a  whole?   God loves an  honest    man;   the   Bible    doesn t  place   a   knocker  anywhere  near  BE^HtEWD WORKHORSE  AXLE GREASE,  HARNESS, 'OIL,  CURRY' COMBS,  WHIPS,  HAITFRS     BRUSHES,   SWEAT   COLLARS,    and also  5���������-SX CORE, ^ukj-l^^  Cure '"- ���������������"������- Wounds, and Screw upon ammals.  In whatever line of supply \\\n  market may fall short of what tin;  agricultural capital of British Columbia should provide, the volume  of business done in the poultry sec  tion has certainly fulfilled the most  insistent demands: For the past  few weeks, it has been practically  the main feature, and this, week  was not an exception. Poultry .of  all ages and sexes, including ducics  and pigeons, arrived in crates, and  were quickly disposed of and carried away. Even at that, the floor  space allotted was more than taken - up, and the crates overflowed,  into other sections.  The large supply caused a slight  ���������decrease in prices, ducks especially, being cheap.- They sold for lou  per lb., live weight, and from $D  jt*.o $7 per dozen. Broilers,, chickent-  and young hens were sold at prices ranging all the way from $3 to  $9 per dozen.  One of the most surprising features of the day's trading was the  ���������ncnt be followed up and encour  ���������iged, tho Fraser River VValley is  going t ocome into its own kingdom. TT  Hut if the Fraser River Valley  is i.Howed to gc tahead with eo-  oporalive schemes and insists on  associations for attracting settlers  and, when the settlers arrive, Cor  settling them comfortably and everyone giving them a hand, the  Fraser River Valley is going to go  ahead and get a long start on the  road to the.markets, and a Btart  which.cannot be caught up.-Cow-  chan Leader.   *   ���������   """  CORRESPONDENCE  INVITED  By the Royal Commission on Questions   that   should   be  Investigated  -Nearly   every   district  throughout Western Canada���������in every one  of  the four  provinces���������is  arranging to be represented at the great"  International   Dry   Farming  Cun-  gres sat Lethbridge, Alberta, Oct-*  ober  21-26  next,  and,  in  view   of  the fact-that some $10,000 of prizes   have   already been announceu  and more are .promised, it behoves  every farmer in (this community to  get busy and join with Ms .neighbors  in arranging for the exhibit  that  will  capture  the  sweepstake  prize.   It will be .a   boost for oar  'district; not to do it may ,place us  in the category of the knocker.  A/  special   meeting  should   be  called  at once, and we should make oar  preparations right nojw.  P. 0. Box 45  Abbotsford, B. C  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  1. the best methods of clearing  land and bringing .it under profitable cultivation.  2. The best methods of settling  land for the promotion of mutual  convenience, and easy administration of the communities so formed.  The best methods of securing  3.    _ ���������  U1-CB v, ���������j ���������-o   -,-. co-operation among settlers in re  increase in the price of eggs which   gard to products of dairying, poul  .l _    ,n- 4.������m   ..,,,-���������'<���������/.    /..-,,._ _ ... ��������� -.���������,-���������   *T,nif   or vn win jr.   "in'  went up to 40c retail and *' a   corresponding   rise' wholesale.-   This,  is explained by'the fact that hens  are  now   setting,: and  the   supply  has  fallen   off  accordingly.���������   It   is  freely    predicted ' on   the  market -  that eggs have howjpassed the low.  est point this summer, and will con  The best and most comfortable ���������  Livery Rigs, and an automobile  for hire. Teaming and Draying  H. MCKENZIE, prop.  try rairing and fruit growing, and  for the marketing of the same-  4.' The best methods of improv-'  ing facilities of local transportation. ...  ���������5.   The!,   question   of  better  fin  FRASER   VALLEY   MAGAZINE  "The Fraser Valley" is the name  of , the new monthly publication  which will be devoted to the interests of the section included in  the name. The recent movement  for an intelligent method of brin^-  int the resources of the Valley before the eyes of the people of the  east and of Europe, suggested ihe  feasibility of the publication to the  publishers and it was decided to  present the progress ol the entire  valley in readable ifonm. Every  industry will be delalt with, in luii  and no attempt will be made to, in  tinue to soar until nextspring,   a I other  modern .facilities necessar*  cheerful prospect for the' unfortun Jf0r the development of .agricultur  ate cenaumer  The meat market was in about  the same condition as- last week,  no beef being available, and only  one carcass of mutton. Pork was  present in Bmall quantities, and  veal was fairly plentiful. The price  of meat, both wholesale and retail  remained at about'the same figure.  The potato market exhibited curious symptoms. There was only a  very.small supply of the new crop  on hand, and considerable quantities of the old, but the latter was  practically a 'drug on the market,  there being'no trading of any eon-  sequence. Buyers are "Holding off  until the new crop is a little more  advanced, an donly tihe best specimens of the old crop command a  price.  Other spring vegetables were represented by a small shipment of  early cabbage, which sold at 4c per  lb., some young turnips, and lettuce. The small fruits welcomed  the addition of local raspberricj  and cherries were plentiful.  The fish stall was well patronirs-  ed and sold considerable quantities  at firm priceB.  al development.  .6. The conditions affecting the  labor market and an inquiry into  the solution of the problems presented.  7. Immigration, and how best to  promote it with a view to settling up the lands, and the countries from which the supply of immigrants should be drawn.  8. An enquiry into .the desirability of employing companies to undertake-the settlement-.of lands up  on conditions imposed by,the Government, and the nature of such  conditions.  9. Agricultural education in the  schools, the location of experimental stations, and rural education gen  erally.  10. An inquiry into the quantity  of land close to transportation facilities that could be made availaoh*  for cultivation-by clearing Yf tree*  and stumps, and by irrigation.  11. All other information of a  useful and pertinent character connected with the development and  improvement of tiie agricultural  industry in British Columbia.  VALUE OF CO-OPERATION  The municipalities of the Fraser  River Valley have at last awakened to a sense of their vast import  ance. They have realized that the  settler who should have settled on  the land and added to the ,pm3-  perity of their community and, incidentally, the value of their revenues has been attracted by the  stronger magnet of the city and  has become a lost soul among a  thousand other lost souls all doing  what purely artificial conditions  have made them do, instead of the  work God put to their hands.  Realizing this, the municipalities  mentioned have determined to  form their own publicity associa-  and tn this end held an interesting  meeting in New Westminster a  few  aneial  facilities  for   farmers,   and   duce gettlers to come to the dia-  the provision of 'cold storage and [trict by means of extravagant or  erroneous statements.  The cost of the various classes of  land in ttie different districts wili  be given' and the estimated cost of  preparing such land for crop, raising will also be dealt with at length.  The nature .of the crops raised in  each vicinity and gross and net returns from each class of crop will  be gone into thoroughly.  Expert articles on Dairying, Fruit  and Berry Growing, Field Crops,  Chicken Raising,-and other forms  of agricultural development, wili  be published periodically and each  and every branch of industry will  be dealt with in a conservative  manner.  "The Fraser Valley"' will be distributed on the trains at Kamloops  and at other points farther east, in  ordered that the huge army of immigrants may have an adequate  opportunity of familiarizing themselves with existing conditions  prior to their arrival in the Valley.  The various Boards of Trade and  municipal bodies will be invited  to furnish the publishers with the  names of friend so rrelatives who  are liable to be interested in tha  actual conditions existing in the  valley, and copies will be sent to  them.  The magazine will in reality be  a record of progress of t^e Fraser Valley and will be printed and  published in Mission City. The  point of publication, will have no  influence upon its columns, as there  will be no attempt to discriminate  between the various districts. Each  section of the Valley will be dealt  with on its merits, and no attempt  will be made to favor one distnci  above another.���������Star.  SCHOOL   NOTES  Removal Notice  I am now located in the Sumas State Bank Building, Sumas, Wash., where I will be pleased to meet  all my patients and friends in the best equipped  Dental Office in the Northwest.  Dr. E. J. Allen  Sumas, Washington  Phone 1011  REMEMBER   YOU\R  OPPORTUNITY  Always keep in mind that every  knock you give your home community recoils with greater or i������*30  force upon yourself, and that m  every benefit that follows a boost  you also have a share. If we would  expand an dprosper, wemustwdk  togethe rfor the common gojd.  The opportunities of the country  fair should appeal to every farmer, and yet there are some who always; have a hammer out; what  then should an international expos  ition, right in the "very heart of  this western country, require in  the matte rof you raid and co-operation through exhibiting the best  that you have grown? And wi-at  about the man ,whp criticizes, when  weeks ago. There were ten of an exposition is made international  them and for a wonder the ten of world-wide in scope, with displays  them  Heerned to be  of one .mind,  of the best that nearly every coun-  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Builders' Hardware and Roofing  A meeting of the School Trustees  will be held on/the 13th"inst., when  it is probable, owing to the increase  in the number of scholars, arrangements will have to be made to secure another teacher on the staff.  Much regret is felt at the resigna  tion of Principal McArthur and  Miss Amos.  arvest   1 ools  Full Line of Haying Implements  Jas. Elliott  anager  Keep Your Eye  On This Space  w  S  m  ������*���������*!>  i  Jf  ���������hm  -II  m  ���������������������������'a i  ,-.'.'* v/.f  %&*������  '  a������ma^iamgMBm^ >  Jo  Young Pullets S. C. W, Leghorns from six  weeks to two months old.  ������������������--.,  These Chickens   have   been   raised   from  winter layers.   Price 75c up.  SomeTpecimen Cockerels weighing from 1 to D 1-2 lbs  selected from more than eight hundred chickens raised  in our big poultry yards,  Price $1.00 and up  j^af1',  Proprietors - ���������  Abbotsford, B. C  ������*M2������g8*  ,������������-������������ei9eo','e������-o������eeiBO*e*i������������s������'V'*l'������  ���������      , Or, ,  5 The Mystery of the  i       Jade Ring  9  ���������    I      By Clarissa Mackie  ��������� Copyright by American Press Association, iaii.  o  9  000  ������  C  0  e*  o  0  ������  e  e  ������  c  e  e  c  o  ���������  . e'  c  0  0  ������'  0  e  0  o  9  0000000e������9������ee������������������������������9������������*������  When Detective Kenn was called to  the Ruddason residence tor tbe second  time within three months he smiled  knowingly under the brim ot his  Blouch hat. Ail the way uptown he  was recall!nj* the Incident or the lost  jewel box and the simple solution ot  tbe mystery, it it pleased the.niilliou-  ,.aire to'evolve plots for the detective  to untangle-why, Mr. Kenn was perfectly willing so long as Mr. Kadda-  eonwas willing to pay the foe.  "The first f>e bought a house In the  country"; "perhaps   the   next   oue   will  furnish an automobile," chwliled Detective Fenn aa he emerged from tbe  subway and walked the short block to  the Raddason town residence.      '.     ..  "Good  morning,   Mr.   Fenn."   smiled.  the millionaire as';be detective entered.  ."What is it now���������another robberyV"  "Yes.    A valuable ring which 1 had  Just purchased disappeared from this  table while my back was turned."  Tbe detective was instantly alert.  ������������������When did it happen, sir."  "Uisl evening about 11 o'clock. 1  ���������will begin at the moment when 1 stepped into Flicksell's and bought the  ring. 1 had been wanting it for some  time, for it was a genuine antique.  History said it was tbe favorite finger  ring of one of. the emperors of the  Ming dynasty.. The workmanship was  exquisite, wltb the delicate carving of  tbe Chinese artisan. The ring was  formed of carved Ivory, and the setting was a perfect piece of clear green  jade with a dragon carved upon it.  "Flicksell had put a pretty steep  price on it, and I had been, beating  him down until at last., he met my  offer. J sent him a check for the  umoutit, and 1 stopped in there last  evening on ray way to. tbe club and  got the ring. 1 dined at the club and  went to tbe theater afterward. When  1 got home 1 took the ring out and  l������������id it on the table here. 1 turned  away to remove my overcoat, and as 1  approached the table again to examine  the Jade ring 1 saw that it had vanished. 1 have not seen it since, nor  can I find any trace of its whereabouts. It's up to you to find it for  '���������'���������'  me." ."'  Detective Fenn flung aside his cigar  and twirled his lingers thoughtfully.  "Anybody know you bad purchased  the rlugV" be Inquired.  Mr. Raddaso/j shook his head. "No  one except Flicksell."  "Who let you In the house last night,  Mr. Raddason ?"  "My butler, James Gammon."  ������������������Was he In the Library after you entered ;the room V"  UI believe be came lu to close a window or something of that sort. 1 may  as well tell you, Mr. Fenn, that I eliminate James Gamracta from the case.  'A man who has the custody of thousands of dollars* worth of gold and  silver plate is not going to sell himself  for a trashy looking Chinese ring. No  one who was not versed in such matters would have looked at the thing a  second time."  ���������- "Xou W          ,-,." " '    K~l**y>ri, -  ���������Tre EeeTrih *.*���������������-��������������� l cam0  home last night , uldn't stir from  the place until something had been  done about recovering the^ ring. I  slept here last night No one entered  the room from the time I returned last  night until you came in fifteen minutes ago."  "Jade rings don't vanish into thin  nlr even If they are hundreds of years  old," remarked Mr. Fenn, dropping  upon his knees and examining the rug  under the table. *I suppose you think  maybe one of those old Ming emperors  was hanging around and snatched it  off when you wasn't looking."  Mr. Raddason smiled sheepishly.  "I'll admit that I've considered the  probability of that happening, Mr.  Fenn. I've heard of some very queer  happenings in connection with those  ancient rings. I may as well say I've  crawled all over the floor and I cac't  find a trace of the thing. I feel mighty i  uncomfortable over the matter." !  Detective Fenn was creeping around  the room, peering under chairs and  tables and bookcases, turning up the  corners of rugs, poking into every  crevice and cranny that might afford  a biding place for the-Jade ring. He  poked down into the crevices of the  leather chairs without result At last,  ���������he emerged, hot and dusty, to resume,  his seat at the table. There he lighted  another cigar and prepared himself a  glass of plain  soda  water.  "Neverthel^s I would like to question James Gammon, Mr. Raddason,"  he said after a little pause.  "At the risk of my losing the best  servant I ever had In my employ,"  commented Mr. Raddason as he rang  the bell.  Instantly James Gammon was before  them, tall, pale, sleek and v&y deferential.  "James," said Mr. Raddason kindly,  "something has been lost from this  room, and I have called Mr. Fenn in  to try to unravel the matter for me.  As you were In here last evening when  I returned home, Mr. Fenn thinks you  might be able to help us out"  "Yes, sir," said the butler In rather  an uncertain voice. "Of course I don't  know anything about It, sir," he concluded hoarsely.  "Of course not���������of course not. Still.  Mr. Fenn thinks you might be abis  to tell him whether the doors and,  windows had been open or closed dur*  Ing the evening and whether soma  one might have been concealed In the  room when I returned horns from tiia  theater."  "By the way, what play did you go  to see last night, Mr. Raddason?" asto-  ed the detective.  Tbe millionaire paused and nibbled a  finger thoughtfully. His forehead  creased In a puzzled frown that deeBr  ened as the minutes passed. "I'm  blessed if I can tell you, Fennl" lw  cried at last "I've been to some show  every night this week, and I can't remember which one I did go to see last  night"  "I beg your pardon, sir," ventured  the butler meekly, "but you told m������  you had been to the annual dinner of  the Trout club."  "Pooh! You're dreaming, James," remarked Mr. Raddason uneasily. "What  else did I say last night; eh?"  James   looked  exceedingly   uncomfortable, and yet there was a malicious  gleam in his little dark eye. He hesitated until his master repeated impatiently: ...   \   '     .  "What else did I say, James?"  The  butler  coughed  deprecatlngly,  looked helplessly around the room and  then blurted forth in a low tone the.  information that Mr.  Raddason  bad  called him into the library, to look at at!  ilttle.rlngtallecL-gree-a.dEagoa^^ictt  fieTaid lvli������T^cT5ear"on"Tne 'fable.  "And    what .did   you   see   there,  James?" demanded his master icily.  "1 didn't see nothing, sir," said the  butler uncomfortably.  "You may go, James, and I recommend that you omit several quarts of  champagne from your dally ration;  I'll guarantee you won't see any rlng-  tailed.green dragons or anything else."  Mr. Raddason waved an Imperative  hand, and the butler went reluctantly  from''the room. His last look was at  the detective, and Mr. Fenn was positive that the butler crooked a beckoning finger at him as he disappeared.  "By the way, you didn't get a chance  to question James after all," remarked  Mr. Raddason. , "Perhaps it doesn't  make any difference, though-tho fellow seems to be rather rattled about  something or other. I don't know what  he meant by the Trout club.dinner;  that's not due until the 23d.;;  Mr. Fenn took the,morning newspaper from the table and scanned the  pages carelessly. Presently his gaze  became fixed, and he read for several  moments   before   he   laid   the  paper  down.  "I'd like to use the telephone for a  moment. Mr. Raddason," ' be said.  "Where shall I find it?"     ������  "In the hall; James will show you."  Raddason touched the bell, and.James  appeared, and In response to. Mr.  -Feun's request he led the detective  down the long hall to the telephone  booth. Before the detective picked up  the receiver he had a short conversation with tho butler.  When the detective returned to'the  library he found Mr. Raddason in the  act of swallowing a headache powder.  "Had a beastly headache all the morning."- he complained. ,"l'got to thinking about that. confounded ring and  wondering where it had gorle to."  "Don't worry any longer, Mr. Raddason,"^ said the -detective calmly.  "The ring has been found."  "Found.!" exclaimed Mr. Raddason  excitedly:" ".You don't meau to say  James"���������      "'       '**���������-..  "James is quite innocent, .sir. in  fact, everybody's quite guiltless f  think I can give you a little sketch of  your evening^ and what followed. -  First, you Intended to stop at Flick-  sell's and get your jade, rlug, but as  you had an engagement to attend the  Trout club's annual dinner you did  not stop for tho ring, and it has not  yet been in your possession."  "Why���������why���������why, what do you  mean, Fenn?" sputtered Mr. Raddason  "warmly.   ' -'  "I just called Mr. Flicksell on the  telephone, and he says you haven't  been after the ring yet. If you will  look at this morning's newspaper you  will see an account of the Trout club's  dinner and also mention of the fact  that Mr. Raddason mixed a famous  punch of his own invention, called  rlngtailed green dragon punch, Mr.  Raddason. It seems it Is composed of  soda water, absinth, limes in plenty,  mint, old Malaga wine and various  other ingredients-If you will pardon  | me, sir, enough fireworks to make a  fellow see all sorts of queer things."  He looked away from Mr. Raddason'a  disturbed countenance.  "Do you mean to say that I was���������er  ���������affected by that punch of my own  concoction?" asked the millionaire in a  horror struck voice. "Why, Mr. Fenn,  I've never been in that condition iu  my life."  "I understand that you, never have  been before, but I took the liberty of  Inquiring concerning your movements  last night Several .of the guests  whose names are mentioned told me  that you were not feeling well find  I went home at 10:30. That's all, I believe, sir," said the detective, rising  from his chair. "Mr.-Flickseirwill tell  you that the ring has not yet been  catfed for."  Mr. Raddason sat In thoughtful silence for some time. "James is a good  fellow and of impeccable character, as  I've already told you, Mr. Fenn," he  said, with a whimsical smile. "I wonder what I owe him." He drew a  checkbook toward him and filled in a  check and gave it to the detective,  with a wry smile.  "One on me, Mr. Fenn. I'll catch'  you yet, though," ho threatened.  The detective tucked the check  away with a satisfied chuckle. "I'm  a temperance man myself, sir," he  murmured. "That rlngtailed green  Bragon punch of youra has served me  h.good turn,today.''_._ ._....._ ���������....  Removal Notice  I am now located in the Sumas State Bank Building Sumas, Wash., where I will be*pleased to .meet  .all my patients and friends in the best equipped  Dental Office in the Northwest.  Dr. E. J, Allen  Sumas, Washington  Phone' 1011  opoooooooQpoooooooooqocodo  WHO'S WHO ���������   8  . IN CANADA '������  popciQOoooooppooooooooooo  GEORGE TAYLOR, M.P.  If Mr. George Taylor could'be Induced to write his parliamentary reminiscences the younger generation  would be regaled with many interesting tit-bits of the. late, Sir John  Macdonald, for this .veteran was chief  whin .durJiLS the-STfiai cojifi.erva.tive  chio-IV r^gTr-amT'tirougn feui-ecl "from  the active work of the. office Mr.  Taylor still assists with his seasoned  advice the younger'men of his party.  Born in 1840, young Taylor arter a  good sound education went in for a  commercial life and succeeded so  well, first as a merchant and then a  manufacturer, that, in 1882 he was in  a position to enter the lists for parliamentary honors. Mr. Taylor was  reeve of -Gananoque for seven years  and warden of the counties of Leeds  and Granville.  atsqui   Hotel  MISSIONCITY, B.C.  This hotel makes a  specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.     Comfortable   sitting-  room and   best- of   hotel service  Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $lli"tQ$2 per day  CHAS. L DeWITT, Proprietor  When Fowls' Sneeze  Sneezing  in  fowls  belongs  to distemper or a cold in the head, and in  itself   is  only  a  slight  ailment.    In  quite young chicks the trouble is bes  treated   by   putting   four   drops   o  tincture of aconite in a half pint ol  drinking water.   Use the homeopathic,  aconite.- For the older chickens, tie  'a piece of assafoetida about the size  of a hazelnut wrapped in a piece ol  muslin and  fastened in the drinking  fountain or vessel  so that the fowls  cannot pull it out.  GEORGE  TAYLOR  .of Ganonogue, Out.  MISS HARRIET FORD  The Canadian woman who is borij  with a gift for expressing beauty and  truth by means' of the art of pamUnj  has several conditions to face whict.  must inevitably be met by her. M  she grows'up she will long above all  things to go away to the old countries  of the world where she may stuoy  great art and learn how to express for  others what she sees herself. If she  returns to Canada, she will miss the  atmosphere of art and love of art n  which she has been at work while  sLudying abroad and which is of indescribable assistance in her work,  [f she required to earn her own living,  which is the -condition of* the great  majority .of good Canadians, she  knows that she will find it practically  Impossible to do so by means of painting only. An artist naturally would  prefer to spend her working day in  painting just as a writer prefers to  write. We find in Canada that many  of the young women who would paint  pictures and nothing else. If they had  a choice frequently give lessons in  painting, or they turn to commercial  art and draw designs and illustrate  fashion's and advertisements. This  means that the time of the artist in  Canada is broken in on by occupations  to some degree alien to her choice.  A.11 fine imaginative work needs long  pondering. If the artist's mind is continually distracted by other work  the artist actually experiences keen  suffering and when the artist's work  is good it is good In spite of the  distraction and not because of it.  There is a considerable number both  of men and women painters in Canada and their names and work should  be more familiar to the average  Canadian reader than 1b the case at  present. Among'the Canadian women  yh.Q JiaYa (j������aaJ:aaii^ i^cd stork, with  It has   been  arranged to  have Two  Sales Weekly  Wednesday   and   Saturday  at 10 a. n*i.  Growers will please arrange to have  their Consignments forward the previous evening. We handle Fruit,  Vegetables, Foultry, Eggs, : Meat,  I Etc. Quick Sales, Sharp Returns,  Prompt Settlements.  John McMillan  Manager  the' tinisn "Ts~HTss"Harriet Fori wTTp  was born at Cobourg, Ontario. She  gave much time to study and work  abroad and returning to Canada  took    a    studio    in     Toronto    two  MTSS T"\VnT*H*T rnT������T>  A  Canadian   Artist  or three years ago. A good part of  her year, however, is spent in work  on the Continent and in England. Her  paintings secure attention, particularly from artists. Last winter at an  exhibition In Toronto she showed  some fifty studies''In water colors,  mainly of subj?cts taken from European cities In which the interpretation of architecture and the decorative treatment-were particularly delightful find a credit to Canada.  Of nil��������� thir-irs tl*<*r<> Is nothing more  ���������-> be (Ip'osted  th'-in deceit, and those  *:o !".: ��������� Mf*- if ir.hor 'J.:-dor the grcat-  ���������������������������: "oily in ihinkiua it will remain un-  * stovers'd,  mmmimmmmMmmmmmimwmmKmMMMIM!$& 300qq00000000Q0000nnr>or>  "���������TO|   things from you just as you can learn     .. ^  '      ^  g<! things from her."                                      trance   of   a   roomy   chalet,   swollen                                                                   "''           ..             -  Oj       "Ah!  keep off Mount Morality and   lnto * .grand-hotel.   Realizing for the   took It up'  got guides, did  research  Oi Perfection  Peak," said. Firefly,  "and ' flrFt   time   that   we   were   cold   and   PIdedly~  'Each fellow carries'his own    work>''and became so fascinated with  gi stick to  business. Have you climbed    stm-  WG sprang" out and ran up the   environment with him.   Behind us In    Canada that she sPends the most of  g      MARSHALL      SAUNDERS,  0      Author  of "Beautiful  Joe"  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO'OOOOOOOOOC  (Copyrlght by Publishers Press, Ltd.)  ti  "Plenty of them. Several of the  members of our Canadian Press Club  are enthusiastic members of the  alpine Club. There Is a central- club  house at Banff. I forgot to say we  used to look at it from the hotel  grounds as it stood up among the  pines of Sulphur Mountain opposite  us. It is a pretty building with a  big assembly room and a stone fireplace, and In the smoking-room arid  library are plcturos of mountaineering scenes. Scattered among the  trees near-by, are little white houses,  where the members sleep,"  ''\Vligr* elp the members do their  climbing?" asked Firefly.  "Oh, the annual camp Is movable.  This year it will be near Field. Next  pear, the Club hopes, to camp in the  Bhadow of Mount Robson away up  horth."  "How queer for women, to swarm  UP   niQuntaini,"   said   Dixie   disdain-  fully,  "Why queer?" asked Judy.  "So   unwomanly,"   said   the   southern  girl,  "and  so dangerous."  "pixie," said Judy warmly, ������|f you  [i   yourself,   Judy?"  "No, I haven't climbed myself," she  said meekly, "never expect to make  that perilous ascent, but I've done a  little reconnoitering in the ' Sierra  Madre Mountains in California!"  steps."  ti:?������LL...  feu?  - -I  that drawing-room Wall Street grins    ner tlme witQ  us,  instead of in her  at Lake Louise.' Philadelphia home.  ,  "The    magnates    lunche<1     alone. "Y-ou- mak.e me f?el hungry," said *  Punchl'e-ahd I had the daintiest meal Peanuts  sharply.    "Isn't it  time for  In our hostess's own little dining-room ^coffee?"                .-  and were waited on by the cutest and "Just wait till I get through with  asked  CHAPTER XXL  A Heavenly Lake.  "We went into the-office, sent up  r   letter   cf   introduction    to' the *   , ���������     m, ,* ���������  Didn't you  get frightfully  tired?"   lady   who   manages   this   hotel   'and   most'demure of Japanese boys.    So    Field,   said Judy pleadingly."*I'don!t' ���������'  ed Dixie. were   ushered "into "a   big   drawing-   attac*?ed do the Japanese and Chinese    know   when   I'll   get   you   together'  servants  become   to "the   ladies   who    again, and I want you to know .how  "No,   I  burro'd,"  said  Judy  apolo-   room where a huge fire blazed In one    ���������..*.��������� , -        *    -���������.--���������,-.���������-  getically. of the generouS mountain fireplaces.   manage  tne8e  mountain  hotels,  that   A^ely It is.    After dinner,  we  went  "They  don't understand you," said rt was strangely quiet and'still. Not  Marigold  when a silence fell on  the' a,guest was to; be seen.    *Judy,' said  club.    "She means sto] went on don- Puiichie    sharply,'   'look.''  I    turned  key-back,   girls.     We  call   the   little 'r.-nr.-.d.     A' large   window   framed   a  beasts burros."     . picture the like, of which I had never  "I  liked  them," said Judy,  "for  I seen before.   There was' the heavenly  thought they hadn't any nerves,  but lake   we  had  heard' so  much  about.  they  had.    Once,   in  filing  round   a It was a dream ��������� I had never seen  if  one   lady  is   removed   to   another In and sat by the fire.   We met -some-  hotel, the whole staff will often fol- former   fellow   travellers,   and' were'  low heir. introduced  to  some new  ones:    Oh!  "'I   think,'  said   Punehie,  'as   this the talk ��������� if I could only reproduce,  hotel   is   being   locked   up   for   the lfc*   Not commonplace and usual hotel  winter, we will move right on.'           ��������� small talk, but a recital of fascinat-  ' "I was particularly sorry' not to see lng  and   unIa-ue   experiences   by   ac-  Lake    Moraine    on    account   of    its comPliBhed travellers.   The American  knife-edge of a path cut in the side anything so exquisite, so delicately glacIer- Thls oddity in the Ice-river lady Bhowed us some elaborate In  of a cliff, I called out to the guide beautiful. Its surface was wavering lme' ,ls forcIng its way between and ���������'dlan cosfcumes all decorated for spe-  to ask If anything would make that and lovely, now faintly green or blue arou4d the fam-0us Ten Peaks, while claI occaslons. Uke dances and feasts,  burro turn. 'He won't turn for any- now a shade of'deep reddish brown' &lacIers a11 over the world have been Punch,e Put one on, and a French-  thing but a rattlesnake,' he called from the colored frowning cliffs be- recedlng. < and not advancing of late Canadlan another. Then they talked  back. 'And if he turned, what would side it. This dainty gem is surround- years' Ifc ��������� keePs e������ln& ahead with , eloa-uent Ind*an talk about the white-  happen to me?' He looked down the ed by monster mountains who piunge lr,imendous force; mowing down im- '; man comIug to the country and shoot-  awful precipice, and at the jagged their hne*e feet in its waters. Glaciers lrien'8'e tracts of forest, and telling no f lng thelr "lffaloes, and taking their  rocks In the gulf below, and replied, too, threaten it, but It smiles,' and ^ne!Its objective point. I did want to land' We lauShed "11 we were ex-  ���������That's hard to say, Miss." dimples, and ripples, till all one's se<?. t?������. on.e dear Httle mountain near i hausted* Then wo wore shown some  "Horrible," shivered Dixie. soul goes " ,,"-:" - - - -  "No, not horrible ��������� honvenly," con-   that lake;  tinued    Judy   enthusiastically.    "You       "'Give me  a  word  to  rhyme  with , -   --���������-      forget    the    Pilgrim's    Progress    of   sublime;* said Punehie in a low Voice In the yeai*. *~ but' I'must'lnirry on. ' poculIar sensation came over me. My  rattlesnakes, and canyons, and preci-   'I'm stuck.'                                             ' If I  remain' in. the  mountains,  how j. m,nd was awake- intensely so, for I  pices   when  you   reach the  Celestial  .    "I could not think of anything but Bha11 I over: get-you to tho coast?".  Mountain top.   You gaze on the valley   crime, so he said he'd give it up till "When" Laggan' was  six' miles  be-  below.     Garden-like   Pasadena,   and   after lunch.     , hlnfl us, we had climbed to tho sum-  beautiful Lbs An.gQlea leaked like the       '"If  that Swiss  lake hadn't  an  N mlt of the Rocky Mo'unValns'bacicDone.  habitations     of     earth-worms.     Old   on it,' he said."'it would do.' We were, five thousand," two' hundred'  Scratch   'Em   Lively's   estate   was   a       "'What Swiss lake?''I asked him. and "sixty-nine  feot  above  sea  level  jumped   up,   tore   across   this   room    Noah's    ark    with    a    handkerchief       H 'Edward WhympV says that this' The" train   went  slowly- by  a  rustic  and downstairs in a heedless fashion,    garden.    That is ftp. my hi* seven-   Lake   Louise   reminds' him   of   Lake arch erected over' the' waters of two  what would happen?"                              teen niilliens looked from the heights'.   Oeshinen in Switzerland, except that Uttfe branching 'streams1. '   "  I'J'd  teai* my  gown probably,  per-   I  thought  on  that  mountain   top,  I   QUI-   Canadian   beauty ' Is   more   nl-ji' "War-ir ���������������n  *>"���������"' U-i-A*'.-  .   and   ripples,   till   all   one's se,r t0������. ������ne dear little mountain near i        8Leu-    inen wo wore shown some  -s out to It. * 'I could worship Wlw.axy   Peaks.     It   has   an - Indian i1 ���������phot0graphs   of  BCenes   and   Persons  :e;- I said at last. name ��������� Oesa ��������� the lake of Ice,'for' ' Way'  'way up north  where  there  is  -  me  a  word  to  rhyme  with lfc is freV'-'om'frost only five4'weeks/ *������ rallway*   1 cau not tell vou what ���������*  had never before seen, such a collection 'of photographs taken In the wild,  and might never see them again. Cut  my body wouldn't keep awake to look  at them. I said angrily to myself,'  'You shan't go to sleep," and I tried  to pin my attention to n story about  the King, a railway official .was telling an'Amerlcan near me.    'He's the  haps fall down." would never be mercenary again.    X   Mresque,  and  has  more  naa*gnlficent   chie.     Tt'i's   the   Great ^Divide,' 'and' i!;P,T! T  would  live  c-njy,   te make earth  like   surrounding^ those   two   brooks' have 'a 'common'"4' wJ,.    ���������,��������� ,   ,        ��������� ^      ������     ��������� A    luncn.    His  Majesty  as  he  stepped  ,,    ,        ���������   ^,-i :���������..;. i, .   - ,     rlght   sort,'   I   heard   dreamily.   'The  Mark well  th s spot' saId  Puni-    r' v*-������_   u ^ ^,    ,.  'tI-'-L   'il-_   ni������Vll:^������^>   ' i.^T-   l8?.-* tirm& ho went over this line, his  was   stopped   here   for  drill-   *     ^6   he-d   a   fU8tle  ������f-  rTY      I8?,'; f    J   e  y������U  and  me    *������>*   hI*   car,   looked   back   at   the  M ^wpw-ftB, and turning round, found   Judy,  each  little  brook's  soul, takes    engineer leaning out of his cab, and  -"��������� ourselves face to face with the tall,   -t a different way: ��������� That young chap,"   ^^   ,Arfi   th-   mon   nn   iho   trnln  "Why  would  you  do   that?"  "Because I had  been  rg-ckJesgi-5 heav'en ���������- but alas! I came down to  "You hadn't taken precautions. Now    the   plains,   and   was   as> sordid,  women can climb mountains, if men    ever."             . UUiB������lvea LtLW LU ltU3t) Wilu me ian, ���������- - -���������������������������="/. ������������v.    *u������t ^uu6 uuap,    isked   ,Are   thfl   men   on   the   train  of  experience  will   show   th^rn   ft������^,        ''Have   you   any   cog  railways   in gracious hostess of the place.            ' to the east;' won't rest' coiitented tili    "havihg 1������- -*-i?' 'There is no time' was  "She  was  sorry  that  the  summer ne   mWges 'hitman;.s!elf ;in'to :big.   the ' reply. "  ������My   train   remains   till  Judy.    "We guests  had  fled,   and   that  she   was Hudson   Bay.    The, 'chappie , to -the   '^ have lt/ he  saId   and the meQ  hea\y   nails.     Just    woulfln t haYe. the; grind of their mer- packing up to ,go  to' Vancouver ' for west runs fast with his little offering "ha(j a g00(J tu^k in ...  think  what a boon \\ lg  fgP women    cenary   voices   mocking   our- lovely the winter.    However, we' must have' t0  th,e  mighty ^Pacifrc" Ocean.    Now," :    ������������Was   that   King   George?"   asked  t-o h^ve tills exhilarating olimbing la    mountains,   and   we   won't  have   the lunch, and. we would .not disturb'her' look'out for  the glaciers.    One  can    Dixie.  the   exquisitely. pure   mountain   air. - sound of. a lumberman's axe either, in at   all..    There   were   other   guests' see eighty from this point.'                         ,-    '  They come from crowded cities, from    our    national ' reserves.   Those    im- coming.     .                      '      ''* ���������    "When  it  began, to  get  dark,- the    . . ^eS' ������"'p.re?ent       g'���������   ������e |8 sfId  strenuous   lives.'   They   wilvi   af k: menae  tracts of forests are for our ������Punchle and I knew this.   -Special sceherr'becameora'grim and Satanic ,':B*i"������* ?,���������Vd hi ^ ^Sp������rt   '  mountain   station.    They   meet   their    children's children, to keep pure and trains   are   always   chasink   reeular -majesty.     Sometimes   I   turned''my'-   e.^aPes aim, ana ne is so gooa-neart-                 -   -           --        ���������----������- .-���������._.. tramS   are   always   cnasIng   regular face toward  the'  c^'and  ciosed'my    ed *aIld> BO   great'   that  the  sn^allest'  F9? danieToy������ places, \\my av& reped    Canada?" asked Marigold  la g. string.    They have alpenstocks       "No    Indeed,"     said  and   boots   with  comrades of the year'before.    After ^.^jl^ .t^e,E0Urees of thelr PraIr*a   trains   in   the   west.     This   one   had'  lively  greetings,   they  itrikp  ������p  the dversV'and" to insure to them a'noble " come aI1 the way frPm New'York', and  trail, ahead are the pack horses laden playground,   where   they may  invite   had "^iway men and banking niag-  wlth all sorts of good things." the nati0ns of the earth to join them   nate������i on board-   While we were taikr  "These Britishers never forget their . [n thQ joy 0f youthful sports." ln& .thls Partv of men filed Into the  grub," murmured 'Peanut?  eyes. I .hated some of the mountain's. Many I loved and ad'mife<L'  many Inspired me'.," They were all different.'   One' peak differed from  an  detail Is not beneath his notice. Halifax'people are always interested In  him; because when a lad, he was a  midshipman on a man-of-war that  t. was often in our Harbor, and he could  Judy heard her, and with eyes  twinkling mischievously, went on.  "Some of the New York women have  generously contributed from the  stores of first-class American grocers,  "Tell us some more about the Al- room*   J ���������* amused with these ex-   ^V*^X^  pine Club," said Firefly. cursionists. Perhaps they were inured'  ^^vgw^L? hi th    h    r'    0nce someone told me of se������*Ing *-m  "The  evenings   are  tho   best  part, to  beauty.    Not one of. them looked    * was ;m^^^m?^d .?y^e ^-Z*^.;in our lovely Public Gardens, standing  Punehie who is a member says, when out the window at the lake,    One.'dId  ;?������������. ������* the mountain.avalanches. All    ^^  ^  &  ^^ ^  ^ ^  ^  . gazing  with  a  rapt face  at  an  un  men and women come straggling In, Btrou  up,, later,   and  stood   there  so ���������~ ���������>���������y���������? '"Yr^^A'?..''^J?u..."ft\L:., usually.fine show of roses.    One day  some wet from tumbles into torrents, lo^ ^ r thought - he, at. least." la^s great ^������������������^i'w'fv^    ������'';^ova   "Scotian'   made    a    rather  canned ginger, thumb-pressed raisins,    some   dusty  from   stone8  and  earth has soul and i^ight.    But what do nad been swept by the frightful force    ^^       ^^^ ^^         ^ ^  Syrian   figs,   crystallized   fruit   that    dislodged by the feet of other climb- K������u think he said as he turned round, *?������-8.c^.^                                                                                                  He" .aw  melts   In   one's   mouth-"                         ers    faillng   down    on   them>    some and   then   pointed   to   some   angelic Great grooves Would be cut in" tracts  ' nlin ona train in uniform> wlth some  "Enough,"  cried  Peanuts  with  up-    scratched   by  wrestling  with   under- Mack   ducks' giving   just  the   right ?'��������� T^������*������ ^T.^  lifted hand, "never mind the cuisine."    brush, but all so happy.   They go to touch of sombre  color  to  the gemi bee*[**J?,&1 -a?,?afi^l ^?]^, ing asked if he ftould sell him the  "After     a     perfectly     fascinating    their   tents   and  brush  up,   then  as- like [lake! . 'Ifl had .a ^guii   r could' oi the,$es?������m^                                                      evening    papers.    The    lad  pHmii"   xnnfin^   T���������/i,r    ������<+^��������� ������..������             ^-k������������+ c~���������n nt +v.^��������������� p^n������������."J.������              ��������� b. mountain sIIds. what can withstand                     .  climb,"   contiued   Judy,   "they   arrive    semble   in   the   dining-tent      what   shoot some ������f those fellows.  at  the  camping  place  Dy  a dancing    appetites!    They vanquish the stacks      "What sacrilege!" I gasped .to our  -lt?"  mountain stream. They set up tho  white tents, and soon they are gloaming against a background of evergreens ��������� the men's tents this side,  the women's the other. Just fancy  the sleep those women would have  that night ��������� and would you deny  them all this, dear Dixie?"  "No, no," she cried penitently, "a  thousand times no. Let's all cl'mb  mountains."  "To read the literature of this  Club," Judy went on, "stirs your  blood like the sound of a trumpet.  Yon begin to look for an ice-axe, and  sing, 'I want to be an angel, ami  climb  a  mountain   peak.'"  To a girl,tho Club exclaimed at  her. "Who is flippant now!" Apologize  M'us Nova Scotia! Flippancy leads to  irreverence, and irreverence to the  devil!"  Judy put her hands over her cars,  and laughed till she-was..In danger  of suffocation. "You've corrupted  me," she ejaculated when she got her  breath. They say at home that I have  become ,-iti Irreclaimable Joker since  I came to Boston. I, never, was flippant before ��������� I never was."  "We'll teach you to be consistent,  anyway," said Firefly.  "Girls," said Judy wiping her eyes,  "Don't do as I do, do as I say ��������� and  CflMd3.'.is.nJttnjgrfaQt..ahe   can   learn  of food as  they .vanquish the mountains,  but  the cook grins and  says,  hostess.  "I must confess, that I was satiated  'We are  in  a national   park,"  she    wlth mountains when we.reached the  1Tn i. ' ii ix , m, , said r-nnllv   'thprp iqn't h min on  ihv������    little' village of Field, and was by  'Eat all up, plenty more.' Then they Baia ooouy>   inere lsn l u sun on tne       ..       ,   ������   ........   .,-.,.   -,  *'������*'���������' w  ,-,..-. .������������������*. .        fnonnn   sorrv   that  pVpnlnc's   onlm   i  gather round the big camp-fire, and  sing,  recite and  tell stories! Resting  no  courteously   Informed   him   that- he  could not sell them, but he would give  them to him.   The puzzled man wen*1  .___ away, and was considerably shocked  there, one hears of expeditions up  the Himalayas, up Mexican mountains  and South American mountains, and  Swiss mountains, and every kind of  mountain.    There are always distln-  means sorry that -evening's' calm and ���������   ������ b" Inf������rmed t*Jat he ,had ^^ try-,  .olace,  and  you  wouldn't  be  allowed    peacefu!l-*hou'r 'wafe  closing;in."   The*-  5& .t0   ^rU8t   Bi*   Cent"!   ������n   PrinCe  to fire it, if you had it." .      brIghtiy ' lighted  village  looked" very ���������" Gfrge'   ^en.: Ycto^B   Pandaon  ���������Tin- railway men then called for c<rty and' flg&fo, nestling'as* it'does, - whPm he had carelessly mistaken for  cards, and amused themselves with' at the"!foo' of:r*iiountL Stephen "' The ' B neWS agent Wel1, aS ** ll8tened  them till lunch time; whileW went' hods'es^pread'eac^sid^ of the' '^11^ ! t0"thiB story' my big chair seemed to  to the piano, and played there with tr&k," and"''the hoteris' close to 'lhe BWaIlow- me UP������ and I knew n0^ln������  much skill - but who wanted to statioru Eaca Bt0pplng place has its more' tU1 someone P>nched my ear,  guished guests, and often when the icar'those dumb keys rattling; when' ' own-' cH"ar-v; and "each one Is utterly ' a������d a dreadful voIce 8aId' *Do you  camping is over, the whole company outside we had the melody,' the grace,'' unllke th-' next. Field Is cheerful,* Want to dIsgrace your family?'  descends on one of the mountain and music of the face of Lake" and convenient,' and homelike,-' and- "l BPrang UP������ glared at Punehie  hotels,   and   has   a   farewell   dinner   Louise?" '   the hotel'Is'open'summer'and winter. - who had whispered merely, and not  with speeches." '"May heaven forgive me, Punehie,'    We stsepl������iedI'frbm''th'e 'station across:   shouted, then I excused myself from  "You are on your way to a hotel   r said, 'but I would like'to put those    a platform, and'up; sbm'e: stepsfW this    what  seemed   to   be  a  Jolly   house-,  now, are you not?" said Jane. railway men all out .on that glacier;   hotel.'A boy' took''Punchie's'card up"' Pa-*ty* and went to bed-"  "Yes, to Lake Louise.   Punehie and   We   had   hurried   out-of-doors,   and'  to the lady/'superintendent' whom"he '    ,:"You were overcome by the ,over-  I are In the carriage you remember,   were strolling beside the Lake, along   knows.   We" were'shown to" some" de-    Iong menu," said Peanuts.  Now, what do you think we came on   a   path   through, a   fringe   of   wood,   llghtful rooms ��������� everywhere In these       John Bertwln was laughing again.  Arter a while, I wan so overcome mountain hotels one .can get rooms His eyes were bright now, and he  again by the beauty of the spot, that en suite with a. bath-room between, seemed wrapped up hi Judy's account  I said, 'If I could live always by Lake and plenty of'electric lights, mirrors,' of her travels, as If it were soine-  Louise,   I   should   think'  only   lovely ' luxlurior3 beds and all that the most   thing entirely new to him, as Indeed  Just before we got to the hotel?"  "Deer," said Firefly.  "No." .  "A bear," said Marigold,  "No."  "A wild goat careering and capering  to meet his friends," suggested Biddy.  "No, I didn't say it was alive. There,  on a brawling stream up In cloud-  land, was an electric light plant.  Such a strong and incongruous touch  thoughts.'  " 'Gee-whlllikens,' said Punehie;  'and you've just been chasing those  railway chaps all over the mountains.'     ���������  "That was righteous resentment,'  I said.   'They should have been silent  of civilization. I made a face. I could   and appreciative, In the presence of  not help it.    Then the horses swung   all  this splendor.'  round, trotted through a pretty wood,       "'Mou-'ains,    lakes,    prairie,    sea  fastldlous'traveliercah  desire.'   Aa it was.  ���������:���������������xs.j~-���������-^~-���������-       ���������r-~~r��������� -r-.v     ������i wasn't overcome by the Joys of  soon as we were' dressed, there was m table," said Judy stoutly.    "You  a tap afthe door.   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'The bar is  stocked with the best of wiftes, liquor and cigars,  RATES.  $l.SO TO $2.00  PER  DAY  PECKHAM  & HUTTON PROPRIETORS  p^23!M*^23^*2*2S5aSES^S  . KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, }teef,. Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wemies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  Ey&lght SpeeaBst  Mairafaeturteg Optician  ruJersoii I T;  (Aasaiate  Mewbesrs Can.  Son. C. ������.)  . Civil Engineers  Gofiss the Finest Optical  Wer&. **   a   MBTisjnPBQON  ������-Xnl men and .then W tri- *��������� *'J���������^^1  Vtrfe fc������ W0 Akill. B. C. LAND   3URVLTUK  7W UranTlll*4 St. yancJuvAi*Oi&M,Qr5Xt P. O. P.O.Box  Oiled I\i|;'ir ITmlircIlus of tho  Japanese.  Tiie uinbrolliiB used by the Japanese  arc similar, In all 'respects to tho  paper parasols that arc common in  this country, except that the Japaneso  treat their material with a vegetable  oil which renders it impervious to  moisture. The oil la obtained from  Lhe seeds of a plant (Perllla oei-  moides) cultivated In some parts of  Japan. A bushel of the seed produces  about, a gallon of oil, and the crop  amounts'to $350,000 bu. annually. The  oil is boiled and, when cool, is applied  to the, paper umbrellas with a piece  of cloth or waste. The umbrellas  are then exposed to the sun for five  liours.  The oil-paper is also used in making  lanterns and for window panes. The  paper lantern is in common use In  Japan, for lights on 'rickshas and  wagonB, and as a hand' lantern like  the tin lanterns here. Oiled paper is  used Instead of window glass in prac-  'tically all of the native houses  throughout  "���������**-  ���������nn^iru.  INVENTS "FIRS!  An,    m- "COBBLE  SKIRTS.  Alexander Jameson Calhoun, of  Bloomfield. N.J., has in vented a d.-vk:e  which he says: will assist women  wearing hobble skirts in getting  aboard trains. Thw device, which is  worked by hydraultic pressure, consists, of an iron jack to which is attached a cushioned chair worked by  two levers. The "lift" is placed In  front of the platform of the car. Whon  the woman Is seated in.the chair tho  operator presses a handle which lifts  the chair up in line with the platform  of the oar. He then works a lever  which extends tho chair straight out  ind lands the passengers on ..tho platform', of the car. It is said persona  are lifted to tho platform quicker  than they can cKrnb the steps.  Bloomfield women who have tried  Lhe "lift" say they hope it will be  placed In all stations. At moBt coun-  ry stations, the platforms are very  low, wh'v.h 'makes the first step of  the car about eighteen Inches from  the ground.  In Which the Lady Holds  Her Own to the  Last  By F. A. Mitchcl  Copyright by American Press Association, 1911.     ,  '  "Marcella,". said  Major Harrington,  rising, "I shall never give It up."  "Major," replied the .young lady,  "you are wasting your time and opportunities. You are getting oa in life���������  you must have turned thirty���������and H  you expect to marry it is time yoii  "were making up to some nice girl who  will be disposed to look - favorably on  your suit." ��������� ��������� ,  . "I am making ,up to a very nice  girl, a girl who will eventually look  favorably on my.suit."  "If you refer to me, I must tell you  again that you are mistaken."  , "Tt shall be my part to convince you  that it is you who are mdstaken.*-  "Enough of this war of words. Good  night."  "Tomorrow there is to be a sham  battle.   Are you to be on the field?"   '*���������  "I am to join the.staff of the general  of the blue."  "Indeed, that's quite an honor. General Snigson is not given to Inviting  women to participate with him in  army maneuvers."  "Goodby. I,would advise you to try  a certain young lady whose father  wears an eagle on his shoulder."  "Thank you., I shall stick to the  young lady who���������as they say in the  French ex-ercises���������is temporary aid to  the general of the.blue."  This, kind of skirmishing had been  going1 on for iweeks between Marcella  Laraway and Major Harrington. The  major's attentions had been the talk  of the garrison for the reason that  Miss Caraway had "turned down" officers of higher, rank and in some cases  inore ample fortune. It was expected  that Harrington would join the innumerable caravan the lady was sending Into the desert never to return.  Notwithstanding the bold face the  mayor had pat on the matter while in  the presence of Miss Laraway, he no  sooner left her than he became as limp  as a wet rag. He went to his quarters,  threw himself into an easy chair, lit a  pipe and gave himself over to a reverie which was anything but hopeful.  The^, adage "Faint heart never won  fair lady" seemed to him a mockery.  On   this  occasion   he  felt .more  d������-  *.���������/���������">> tl    -r*  "WHO'S THH ���������OKAD'MAN?"  pressed than usual. It was a matter of  common talk in the garrison that General Snigson was eager to marry  again, and recently he had shown attentions to Miss Laraway. His haying  Invited her to join his staff In tho sham  battle was especially noticeable, for he  was known to deprecate the presence  ������f women In the line of duty. Moreover, Harrington believed that Miss  Laraway would prefer to be Mrs. General to being Mrs. Major.  There are twin worlds at army posts  in time of * peace���������the military world  and the social world, When officers  and officers' wives, sisters, cousins  and guests saw Marcella Laraway in  a blue habit covered with gold lace  and an officer's cap on her head riding in the staff of the general of the  blue they took more interest in the  matter than in the result of the sham  battle. The word passed from mouth  to mouth, some saying that the general had got Miss Laraway, others  that Miss Laraway had got the general. Some exclaimed, "Good match l"  others, "Why, he's old enough to be  her father!" Notwithstanding these  differences of opinion, all agreed that  the fact of Miss Laraway's presence  on the generq'.B-j**ift4EJ^^  a preTImTnaTry" move* to an announcement of an engagement  ' And now comes one of those incidents, contretemps, coincidences���������call  them what you will��������� that so often  have thrust themselves into battles  and turned the scale to one side or  the other. Ap aid-de-camp galloped  up to Major Harrington and, saluting,  said:  "Major,. Harrington, the Judges  have decided that this position is un  tenable and that it is too late for you  to retreat You are enfiladed by ar  tillery and a charge has been made  that has annihilated your battalion  Consider yourself out of the fight"  ��������� The aid galloped away, and the major  gave the order to stack arms and break  ranks. Then, sheathing his sword,  he dismounted, gave his horse to an  orderly, and. going to a tree, lay down  on his back in the shade. - The flies  tickled his nose so he covered his face  with his handkerchief. One of his  captains remarked that he looked as  if he had been killed practically as  well as theoretically.  How long the major lay there he  didn't know, for he went to sleep. He  was awakened by, tbe thud of horses'  hoofs on the tuff and was about to  arise and salute some general who was  doubtless riding by with 'his' staff  when he heard a voice that he recognized \ as that of the general of the  blue:  "Who's the dead man?" ggf' '  "Major Harrington." ^f#'  A shriek!    , '���������    .  Harrington took in the situation at  once. The shriek had come from General Snigson's aid, Miss Laraway. Instead of rising and saluting he  thought it would be Jess embarrassing  for Marcella if be lay still. Besides, he  wished to hear the rest. "  "He isn't dead.' Miss Laraway, any  more than the rest of his command.  They're all theoretically killed."  This was said by the chief of  staff. The general had colored and  turned away. All that Harrington  heard. after that was the tread of  horses' hoofs as the party rode away.  "Hum!" he exclaimed 'to himself.  "Methinks that other .fight in which 1  am more interested than this one is  decided, defeat being turned to victory  for my own long" suffering self. . If she  can avert disaster in consequence of  this panic she'll do better, than I think  she can." ���������  Harrington sat up and looked about  him. Some distance away were 'the  general of the bjue and his staff.  Near by.the officers of the battalion  were'standing in a group. They were  evidently waiting' for him to, awake  from his slumber, and-from the expression of-their faces they had evidently heard the cry Miss Laraway  had raised at being.informed that the  stiff and stark body lying on Its back,  the face covered with a handkerchief,  was their major. A second lieutenant  was rash enough to laugh and was  about to say something intended to be  funny, but Harrington managed to  forestall him with a reproof for a  trumped up error in the line of duty  during the fight that shut him up.  Then came the signal for the troops  to march to quarters. Harrington got  his battalion under arms and. in ten  minutes was marching past the line of  houses within the garrison lnclosure  where lived the officers and their fam  Hies. On the porches were the women  of the post, and as the major passed  he perceived that every eye was fixed  upon him and every pair of lips wore  a smile. He looked for Miss Laraway  and saw her standing surrounded by a  group of women. But before he came  abreast of the porch on which she  stood she had broken away from those  about her and gone into the house.  The same evening Harrington called  upon Miss Laraway. She* came down  with., a hot pair of cheeks and clear  eye, defiant even at the moment of  irretrievable defeat  "Marcella," began the major, "I told  you yesterday when I left you"���������  "Yes; yes," she Interrupted, "you  told me. I suppose you have come to  tell me again."  "This time I have come to arrange  with you some plan by which you  may appear in a proper position before this garrison."  "I care nothing for the opinion of  the garrison."  "I do. I do not care to have my  brother officers, their wives and others  who have'witnessed my attentions to  you blame me for having won tbe  heart of a simple, innocent"-  "Ob, go on with what you're trying  to say."  "I don't care to have them think  that I have been trifling with you."  "Don't trouble yourself about that  I can take care of my heart, and they  all know it"  "But you must admit that the Incident which occurred today has lost  you the star of a brigadier general."  "What do I care for"- She stopped  and bit her lip.  "Marcella, you have today placed us  both in a position from which there is  but one exit One topic is being talked  of tonight In the 'married quarters'  and at the officers' mess.  Yxm know  .very well what that subject is. Yesterday it was supposed that the Invitation you received to take,part in the  maneuvers as General Snigson's aid  meant the early announcement of your  engagement with him."  "It did not"  "Never mind whether it did or did  not   the   garrison   so   considered   it,  General  Snigson  Is  now lost to you.  Suppose that I leave.you In the lurch-  where'will you stand?"  She;turned away with a shrug.  "There is one  way,  and only  one,  to save us both," he added.  '���������"What's that?"  "For me to announce our engagement"  "You?   Why you7"  "Under the circumstances, I am the  proper person to do so."  "You needn't trouble yourself."  He looked at her for a few moments  and, seeing no sign of relenting, concluded to be satisfied for, the present  with the position he occupied, rest on  his arms and later advance to take  possession  of  the  enemy's  defenses.  Bidding her" good night,   he  strolled  over to his quarters.   He .found them  occupied by a dozen or more of his  brother officers.   Every man advanced,  with outstretched hand and congratulated him on his engagement  "Who said I am engaged?" he asked,  surprised.  "Oh, you're behind the times. The  lady gave it out as soon as the manea-  fcers .were over."- .,. -���������-���������  Judge Got the Baby.  * A  few   ------s   ago   ah   Iowa   county'  court   judge   tried   to   imitate   King  Solomon  in  his   well-knc"**n   decision  respecting the child that was claimed  by., two  women.    In   the  Iowa  Court  two women claimed to be the mother  of a child.'that was produced -before  the.' judge.    Thinking, that,   hiwtory*-  might repeat itself,   the judge  aslu-Ii  for   the   infant.     Then,' opening' his  knife, he announced his intention   *..  cutting.the child in half.   Whoreujn,.  one  of  the  mothers   exclaimed,   "Oh, *  no! If it comes to that you may keep  the child yourself," and both women  left the court.  "It appears to me that Solomon wr  a   very   over-rated   man,"   murrnurp'1  the judge.   ..  Good Evidence  "Did  you  ever   see   Mr.   M.   retur;.  the oats?" inquired the counsel.  ��������� "Yes, your honour," was.the replv  v "On   what   ground   did   he . refuse *  them?" was next asked by the learned counsel.  ��������� "In the backyard," said the witness.  amidst -the laughter of the court  Some Interesting Facts and Figures  Relating to the Recreations of  the Grown-Ups in their  Hours of Leisure  The Canadian "Who's Who" is an  Interesting study in the careers ��������� of  several thousands of Canadian men  and women who have attained distinction in some line of activity; but  the significant features of these brief  histories are not so often in the- records of success and accomplishment  as in the list of recreations in which  these men indulge in their moments  of  leisure.  Of the 660 whose recreations are  quoted, 225, or more than one-third,  acknowledge shooting as a favourite  form of play. Of these fourteen at  least specify rifle target shooting,  and six big game shooting. The rest  it may be presumed- are" devoted to  hunting in one form or p neither. "T,et  ,us go out and kill something," is the  way a witty Frenchman once described the Englishman's idea of  sport, and the Canadian seems in a  fair way to follow his example. Fishing and shooting go together with a  large number of people, and 152 mention fishing as a recreation.  For a country with such splendid  water courses and lakes, the number  among those mentioned who are devoted to water sports is surorisingly  small. With only forty-four is yachting or sailing a recognized diversion.  Canoeing appeals to thirty-one, boating without special preference to  forty, rowing to thirteen, swimnihg  to six, and camping, which of course  includes any or all of the pleasures  of the water, to thirty-one.  The Bame thing may be said of  winter .sports. The Canadian winter  is tho glory of the Canadian climate,  but in view of the general favour in  which winter sports are held, it is  remarkable that only 96 ��������� perhaps  largely the Scotch proportion off the  population ��������� go in for curling,  thirteen for skating, three for hockey,  two for snowshoeing, two for skiing,  and one for tobogganing.  Athletic and outdoor sports do not  occupy as important a place as might  be expected. This may be due to the  fact that as men grow older ���������. old  enough to qualify for admission to  "Who's Who" ��������� they have usually  passed from the performing to the  onlooklng stage in athletics.  :sw  .lSIB8������������Km|i^^ tD 3 ^ao'aeToaaA    ,tso i ano^avoaa a. SRtf  'I'tal ad) ixtdJ" hozoqqua 8������*w )' '{flh-ial  fld) al .111-1** r-rlal o? fj07l9*-ja*i r/0*-' aoli&i  bis.  s.'nosQln3L   JmoaoO   Bit   aiavtiaaata*  ' gga-git'T**j**iiu^Urtf^AT,^^>q^'.--*'t."--^1 '��������� ���������'  Great numbers of townsfolk were  * up at Mount Lehman for the Dominion Day picnic and sports.  Mr; Sparrow spent the holiday  in Vancouver . ���������*-      ���������        ���������  m ������   Miss Helen Bates is spending part  of her vacation with. Mr .aiid Airs.  Yenny.  Mr. James Elliott spent the hoi-  ' iday. at Bellingham.  ' ��������� __ _  The 'new customs office on the  C. P. R. depot is nearing completion .  The Sumas Farmer's Institute,  announce a grand basket picnic  on Friday August '16th, at .Mrs.  Campbell's grove, at 10 a. m. Sport  and games are the program during  the day with a concert at nig he  in old Upper Sumas Hall/. Particulars of Mr. W. J. Winson, president; J. H. H. Nelson, secy-treas.  ���������Read' the Vancouver City Market ad. in this issue .  -ssnimnofTisa ol Vvorn ~rhtn'lSTlLnq  n  Jaeitw������a-%ae tip. *tt> Uwin [ \  BOTSFC  ������������������w-"*H3'  { e'.oriJ  Ho ono Bsmoi -"-TUB ABBOTSFORb POST,  ABBOTSPORfi," B. C.  Like a Church  Our Services are Free  Phone your Order for Picnic Lunches  =to the-  J. H. Jones, contractor and builder, Mission City, has an ad. in this  issue . "  ^.^sxtei  " OnJ Saturday, July .6th, the contents of the Honie Restaurant, at  Abbotsford, will be sold by publi*:  auction, Mr. H. McKenzie is to be  tne auctioneer. . _. __.*  to Sumas hospital and is now pro  gressing favorably.    ,.'  Mr. Phil Jackman was present  at the council meeting on Saturday.  Mr. Lee, our popular baker, hat  supplied the last of the eleven  cakes ordered for the June brides>.  What a pity it was not a dozen,  and  a baker's dozen at that .  (Co-nitinued From Page One)  populated parts, they .would not  be bound down, except to enter into separate agreements with Uiosa  who required light and power in  scattered   districts.  Prom H. T. Thrift, sec.-treas. ot  International Railway and Develop  ment Col, Ltd., asking that Ine  council do not tie up the municipality .by giving a sole franchise  to any individual company.  _���������   Mr. J. A, Blair of Vancouver was  in town on Thursday.  .  Mr .W .M. Campbell took in the  lacrosse game .on Monday .  Many people .from Abbotsford  attended the celebration at Surnao.  Wash., this week, and it- is daid  that some of them enjoyed '���������i.n*.  Day we gained our Independence."  (Coirtknuiocl Prom Page One)  The  energetic secretary  of. the  football   club  is getting  down to  work fior the coming season.   Mr  Heath means to get together the,  best   team  in   the   Fraser   Valley  and bring the cup back.  , HSTBL ARRIVALS  ABBOTSFORD.  'Mr. and Mrs. Morrison  R,_ E. Lindsay, Vancouver  J.vH. Wilkinson, Chilliwack  D. Fairbairn, Vancouver  C. C. Bingham, Vancouver  Wm. MeDermott, Coglan  Thos.  Campbell,  Mt. Lehman  J. ������!. Grant,  Vancouver.  D. Dundas, 'Seattle r  Mr. and Mrs. W. Mclntyre, Chilliwack  Harry Ryder, Mt. Lehman  A. Lane, Vancouver.  COMMERCIAL.  A. Everett, Abbotsford  R. E. Marshall, Vancouver  Wm.  McCullum,  New   Westminster.  R. E. Marshall, Vancouver  W. G. Ross, Vancouver  Geo. Parker, White Rock  W. Anderson, Bradner  J. Burgess, Abbotsford  R. Tugley, Clayburn  MOUNT  LEHMAN   NOTES  The- Municipal Hall is being ic-  flhingjed.  The Rev. Alder has taken up nu  residence here, having but recently  mpved in from Abbotsford.  3?he Presbyterian congregation,  are building a manse for their  minister. '  IQounciillor Roberts paid abuj-  injEfcss visit to the coast cities last,  Friday.  j4} young man named McCachren  la/-jju week badly cut his foot with  arj.lax while working in the woods.  Hfe'was at once removed toCoun-  cifrjir Lehman's house and operated >pn by Dr. Swift of Abbotsfoiu,.  but the damage done is too seriuus  to allow of his being removed hom^  Mr. A. Murray waB seriuosly hurt  last Sunday, his team running u  way, throwing him out and break  ing his shoulder.   He was rushed  ials, courtesies, resolutions, plan  o fwork and finance struck.  ��������� Mrs. Homer Hill of Seattle ad ���������  dressed a mass meeting of women at the convention, church Thui-b  day afternoon, her subject being,  -The Importance .to Women of tho  Ballott."  Mrs. Hill was actively instrument  al in securing the vote for the-worn  en oi the dtace (of Washington aim  knowingly handled her subject.  Her   opening  remarks  reviewed  the   woman's  franchise  movement  in  states  where women now have*  the  vote,  and  advised  that tho^e  not     acquainted   with   the     work  qualify for it, so  as to avoid the  foolish   things  which  have   sometimes   been   done.   The   frantchioa  for women  was not   a' new thing,  liighteen years ago they had worn  an suffrage in Sweden, and fifteen  years ago it existed' in the "United  states,  inougn of late years man^ ���������  ^ave  made  iC   a   subject for ndi-  ome.    Woman suffrage has proven  che upl.it.ng of ihe equality of men  and women, and persuasion alone  nas. accomplished /what   has,   yel  Deen done for this cause.  The day of making fun of mis  question nas gone by. Prominent  questions arc considered every  where bu tthe suffrage question *.-<  as prominen tand important as any.  i.t is no ionger unpopular; no question for argument, but a recognised, subject for discussion by legislators and others. One of thenis'.  woman suffrage parades in Liz*  York city some ten years ago was  participated in by three thousand  women and witnessed by two thous  and people.  Another? arranged last year was  participated in by from fifteen to  twenty" thousand people and wit  nessed by five hundred thousa.iu  and in that parade were one thousand club men of New York, many  of them of national reputation.  Many men have joined the ranks  a9   symiiathetic  husbands,   willing  to-a.u  their wives, ,who were no.,  always homely, or the ill-descriO-  ed   creatures   so  rudely   piptuicJ  but whoie-sou'led women with In..*  light oi life in  their eyes, thouji*  the white in their hair showed ljj-**  tribulations   passed   through,  giv  ing  an  air of. distinction  brought  out by these very trials.  The importance of the cause lind  so far advanced, that it now n5c  Russia they have forms oi it,  It' is coming, but more assure.d.  since China has enjoyed it. China,  who has enfranchised her women,  while she sanctioned the unbinding of her women's feet. ���������  In a procession marching through  the   streets  of  New  York  was    a  Chinese woman carrying abunii;;'  with   the   inscription   '-Women   of  .China  vpte, why not here?"   It is  coming... Keep  still if you d/J-not  want  it;  if  you   do, work   for tc  When  do we wish it, right away,  or let it drag along, and then keep  still.   Preparation    has    gone    on  long enough ,*. work we must, each  one with her own particular circle  or organization.   W. C. T. U. members among themselves, let Presbyterians  work among Presbylex-  ians ;   Catholics ��������� among   Catholic a  Methodists among Methodists, and  so on.   Let everyone else be as he  is   but   ail  work   for   a    common  cause, instead of spending time ana  effort to change the conditions of  one   society into  that  of another.  Woman   suffrage  is, for  all of  us  and  no particular few, so eveiy-  body must work for it.  Legislators  are  not  particular  who votes for them; you will'southern shaking hands with anybody  and everybody around election tune  So; we too, must let people of every,class participate in this straggle   for   human   rights.)   Work , at  home, among your neighbors, anywhere  and  everywhere;  tact  and  good nature were wonderful factors, and sometimes it was not wi**-*.**  to be too friendly among ourselves.  Mrs. Hill instanced  a case where  the cause was    save'd    in   a   particular State  by   a   falling out  in  the   suffragist* party.   She   recalled   a  suffrage luncheon to which  women of the first class were hi-,  vited  and their names published  This was a protection, many pron  inent politicians wives attended.  There is scarcely.a woman tnat  cannot help the work along* in some  form, even to the woman who ^an  handle saloon keepers and their  wives. But don't waste time try-,  ing to get an unworkable woma*j  to work. Let her alone, as ai&o  the woman with money who won't  give any.   We must be liberal.  Then look carefully around and  find some woman in the neighboi-  hood who will mother the whole  organization and be a head around  which the smaller societies can revolve, and results will prove the  1 efficacy of this organized effort.  The majority for woman suffrage  on election day in the State oi  Washington was twenty-two thoua  -,md.; The' majority for the sa-a-*-'  in Seattle was four thousand.  Women make the nation, and as  woman is necessary to the welfnit,  of a good home, so she.is necn-"-  sary.to   a  good government .  It is coming, it is coming, work  for it.  Enjoy Life During  by buying one of our screen doors  and a window or two. Our stock  and prices are right and you will be  suited with our screen doors and  windows. Our Meat Safes are perfection and our wire screening, etc.,  will be useful during fly time.  Hardware and Furniture  for information by persons who wish  ������o leailn iiow'to begin and   how    to  continue the industry-of apiculture  It  was  the  further  object of   tho  author, to increase tho number of  bee-keepers in Canada by indicating the advantages of bee-keeping  It is observed that a bullock after  Being fed and cared for during ah  entire winter will not realize much  more than the produce of   a   colony   of   bees in   a   single   season.  This treatise of 4 pages, which is  helpfullyallustrated covers  in phiin  language, the whole field of apiculture, including equipment, management,  the. production of honey  and  wax, diseases, legislation,  of  the   various provinces" against  bee diseases, etc.   It is designated  "The Honey Bee," Bulletin  No. 2,  Division   of  Entomology and  No  69i  Experimental' Farms.     Copies  may be had free by applying  to  the   Publications   Branch,  Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.  CLAYBURN NOTES  Painting, Sign Writing  - ���������      <-.  General repair work  J.E.PARTCN  Abbotsford        --. B. C  . Good Storage Room for  Furniture.  The last two weeks have been  very busy ones for Clayburnites.  Two weddings, school closing, Lad  ies' Aid bazaar, everything seema  piosperous these days.  We hear with groat regret that  one of our friends, Mrs. Kirkpat-  rick, is very ill..  . Mrs. Lisk, th evillage dressmaker  has resumed business.  If your Grocer has not  Fl  Five Roses  a!*.  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Pihone Connection       Mission City  WANTED FARM JfLAND-T-Im exchange for toy $1150.00 .equity in  Vancouver LatB^ Act quickly for  a snap, R. A. Cooper, Clayburn  B. C. A28.  On hand you can get it at the  Abbotsford Feed  and  Grain Store  J. J. SPARROW, PROP.  ANTED  Reliable jnen wi������h selling ability  and some knowledge of Uie Iruit  business or Nursery Stock, to represent us in British Columbia &p  local and general agents.  Liberal , inducement**-]    and  p������v-  manent position for the right tsea.  Write  for   full particular*.  STONE & WELLINGTON  The Fonfhill Nurseries.  (Efltablis&ed 1S3T)  BEE .KEEPING  essitated the    engaging    of    pa;d  helpers.  Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Idaho,  Washington and California were  now fully enfranchised states, as  well as Austria, New Zealand, Norway and Denmark. There was  commercial suffrage in France  Twenty-nine .of the United Stales  have school suffrage, and even In  'Mr. F. Dundas Todd, provincial  government bee inspector, haying  recently completed his tour of inspection around this district % it is  interesting to note that by .direction of th eHon Martin Burrell, min  ister of agriculture, a  timely bulletin on bee-keeping has been issued by the federal department of  agriculture.   According   to a statement of the author, Dr. G. Gordon  Hewitt,   Dominion   entomologist,  this  work  has been  prepared to  meet   a   very persistent  demand  Timoithy, Clover and F.teld Peas  to be had tift th* Abbotaford Feed  Sloro  When next your watch needa attention leave it with Cajapbell, t&������  Abibo'taford Watch-maker. Shop  lobated in Clark'o Gensto' FurWifffi-  ing etoT*.  fecfric Light  HARRQN BROS.  Emb Imers and Funeral Direeters  Vancouver, Offioe and  chapel   mi <$rfinvilta Stt,    P2toaa 348S  STRAYED-Red yearling "toejfe* on-  'to my place on 3rd 'March-* O y.n-  er can -have flame hy paying ������x-  1 pen-sea^ W. L. Baxrebt, odd Campbell place, Oaarbi*oo(k Ro^d.  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  ower  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all applications lor service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  sh Columbia Electric Ra  I  n  fi  'VI  .-v.  - \   a/:  '<rU  '���������~i-h  ';#  ���������*#  '������������������*;

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