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 AA  te'  -._-    >  Is  . "/?*������������������  {  '"X  <y  5  ,s".S  f  V  ft >  *t  A  I tot  ']'W  r  t ,3  .ftl  1  )���������:.  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VII., No. .   10  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.,. FRIDAY, July 18, 1913  m������s  $1.00 JPER  YEAR  x^  INTERESTING LACROSSE  HUTCH. ON'THE 12TH  "id!  To stirring music from the.' "Mission fCity band, bright sunshine, interspersed with a heavy hail storm,  Abbotsford and Matsqui'*' lacrosse  teams met for the third-time before  a large gathering of enthusiastic fans  on the school grounds at,Abbotsford  .Saturday, last.  ��������� ���������Thegamc was fast and furious from  start  Lo finish,  and  had  it not been  for   tho  slippery  condition    of    Lhe  grounds a more exciting game would  -have been witnessed.   As it was the  game  was  well    wortn    seeing,both  teams   being   evenly    matched,    al-.  though Matsqui has a shade the bet-'  ter  on combination work.   No doubt.  with a little more coaching the Ah-,  botsford  boys  will  remedy- this  defect.  The hardest worked men on the  teams were the goal keepers and  they were both called on to stop  same hot ones. It was anyone's  game up till the last quarter^ - when  with a pretty combination play Mats"  qui scored.the winning goal,' making  the score read 5 to 4.  A,though the game was not altogeth  er a pink tea affair, no penalties  were handed out.  P. Peele. bad charge 'of the game;  J. UeuLli, timekeeper and A, Tretheway and 11, Sweeny, goal umpires.  Tiie score- was as follows: First  quarter.,  Matsqui 2 "Abbotsford  3.  Second  quarter,.' Matsqui  1, ",  Third quarter, Abbotsford I.    ���������  Fourth quarter, Matsqui 2.  IlESULTS OP- MUSICAL  .      EXAMINATIONS  The results of the" musical'examinations' of the Associated Board of  Lhe Royal Academy of Music and the  Royal College of Music, London,, held  in Abbotsford' recently_ are as'follows: -. ��������� .  Primary Division, Harold Cobley-,  May' Wi.dberge'r,   Annie Hart.  EUujme'nlary Division��������� Constance  Carter,1"' Iva Myrtle Fraser, c Helen  .Murphy.  Lower Division���������Bertha Ayling, Isabella Fraser,  Helen McCallum.  Hi'gher DI/visionf-iEdit-h' Vivian  Peele,  Rudiments of Music���������Mabel Nelson'  The above arc all pupils of the'  MissesSteede of this town and'-- reflect credit on- the good musical  work clone by these ladies.  - Elementary ��������� Division���������Phyllis -Hill-  Tout,  James HillTout. "  Lower' Division��������� Mildred Hill-Tout  ' Pupils ofk Miss McLean.  Mr. and Mrs Zeigler of Abbotsford  spent Sunday the guests.'of Capt.  and Mrs.  McKenzie,  Mission  City.  r  ���������*x  For a nice coo! drink try  Canteloupes, Watermelons,  Gooseberries, Cherries,  Cucumbers,    Lettuce    and  everything that is green and  refreshing.  ������^������ompvMtt������������OTaM5xi*u������  V*  J  livcred    in the grove  behind     the  platform  school  building,   where   a  had been erected and seats arranged  for the audience  trees.  under the     shady  With the sun bursting forth in" a  blaze of glory, strains.'of patriotic  airs permeating the atmosphere, happy nnd/smiling faces on all s'.des,the  streets of Abbotsford presented - an  animated'--and picturesque appeatance  on  Saturday  last.  The occasion was the ^celebration of  the great victory of Wi.l-iam, Prince  of Orangej over the forces of King  James on the banks af the Boyne  River in Ireland exactly 223 years a-  - Particular' interest and enthusiasm  had been aroused in, the Orange  ranks this���������year in-view of the present political outlook with regard to  Home Rule*" "'in > Ulster; the-'cradle of  Orangemen,, and the attendance from  the -Valley -was large and enthusiastic.  The Mission- City brass band, .under the leadership of > ��������� Bandmaster  Thomas, accompanied by a large num  ber of adherents of the Orange order  arrived in Abbo.tsford on- the early  morning train, ana from then until  11 o'clock discoursed sweet music  from the verandah of the Abbotsford  Hotel.  Onthe arrival of the 11 o'clock  tram with its quota of loyal supporters parade formed with' Bro". D.  Campbell, oh his' prancing white  steed, as master of ceremonies, then  led hy the band, playing that snap-,  py music so familiar on such occasions, with the British (lag proudly  in front, the procession started.  The Ladies .True Blue Lodge followed, Chilliwack Lodge came next, the  followed an auto crowded with-members from Lincoln Lodge 115, from  Bellingham, gaily decorated with  decorated with Fanadian and American flags. The Mt. Lehman and Abbotsford Lodges brought up the rear  with their fife and "Dreamland."  After marching through the. different streets of the town, the parade  circled the school grounds, where  cheers were given for the. King,  Prince William, The True B.uc-s and  the Orange Order.  Bro. Rev. J. Campbell welcomed  the visitors to Abbotsford and hoped that they would '.. 11 enjoy themselves and.make the day one long to  be remembered.   The parade, then dis  persed for lunch.  In the afternoon speeches were de-  vlEWGIFrORD  "Bro. "Rev.- Campbell acted as the  chairman-and after the ' singing of  the National Anthem, introduced the  speakers, ��������� first reading a ' telegram  from Prof. Chas. Hill-Tout, from  EdmonAon, who regretted being absent on this occasion.  ' M. W.' G-:. M. Bro. Bush of Mission  City, was the first' speaker, and in a  few well chosen words outlined the  workings of the Order. Bro. Bush  who is also Grand Master, or as he  was introduced -"Grand Mistress" of  the. True Blue Lodge, spoke highly of  the noble work done by theladies of  that Order and hoped that the good  work would continue.  The chairman  then  introduced the  next speaker, Bro. Stevenson, as one  of  the oldest  Orangeman  in  Canada  Mr.   Stevenson  gave   many   reminis'  ccences of his career in the    Orange  order, having joined in -Ireland when  he was  13 years of age He did not  think he was entitled to be called an  o:d member as he had only belonged  to' the Order for  64 years...His remarks were highly  appreciated     by  the audience.- ���������   "'-      ."'   _  Bro.- Barton of Lincoln Lodge 145,  Bellingham, made a brief speech on  matters pertaining to the Order, and  expressed pleasure at "being present  at this celebration.  Deputy.- Master Bro. Parker,. ~pf  Chilliwack made a brief- address, and  was followed by - Bro. Chapman,also  of Chillhvack, who spoke of the goad  the Order was doing throughout the  country especially on the temperance question: he also spoke briefly  of the work of the TrueBlue Lodge  stating that their work was very  much for the advancement of the ���������  Order. In closing he complimented '  the Mission City band on their play  ingr and he statedhe was proud ^to  say that not a man in the band  touched intoxicating liquors.  Bro. Chapman in the course of his  remarks, stated that it was he who  was instrumental in bringing the eel  ebration to Abbotsford this year. He  was proud to, say that his choice  had "been justified. No better spot  in the Valley could be found for an  event such as this.  Ed.���������Thanks Bro. Chapman. It is  hoped that there will be more like  you for future events thatwill take  place in the Valley. All roads lead  to Abbotsford, consequently it is the  most central point in the Valley and  all the people of Abbotsford appreciate your good wisdom in this matter. Come again, and in the mean  time say a good word for us.  Bro. Campbell made a few apt remarks in closing and all adjourn  ed to the school grounds where a  lengthy program of sports, including  a  lacrosse match,  were enjoyed.  The day's festivit'.'s were ended  by a grand ball in Ih.r.- Masonic hall  wh^-h was largelyattendedanda most  enjoyable evening spent by all.  The council met in the'agricultural  hall, G-ifiord,'Monday, .July 14th, all  being present, Reeve Merryfield, and .  Councillors  Satchell,  Bell;:Melander '  and^Frederikson.  Minutes <-of previous, meeting read  adopted.  Communications ,were read and also'dealt with as follows'  From the provincial secretary enclosing necessary affidavits asked.'for  by  council at last meeting.  Mr. Brown, one of the petitioners  was present and addsessed the coun  cil in this 'matter." The owner of the  subdivision would donate $300 proyid  ing the council would adopt the  .plans and spond the money in cutting  down  the hill.  The matter was laid over till the  next   meeting.     v '''���������/.  Mr. Jones asked for an appropriation for la road. but 'Councillor BqLI  stated his" allowance had -already  been spent; and as none of the other  councillors would lend' him .any,..the  matter was laid over till more taxes  came in.  Bell-Melander,. - that' the'" present  council have nothing whatever ������to do  with Harold Mitchell-s lequest with  regard' to the Bell road.  From Henherson & ' Taylor" enclos- -  ing plan of road- to be gazett?d  in  section 23 township 13.  From Henderson- & Taylor asking  assistance on the Nelson road. Referred to Coun. Frederickson. ���������  ��������� Clerk G-ibson submitted ��������� a- report or  the tox sale'held on the 30tih of  June as follows:  S. el, s.32,t. 13, sold to the corporation of the District of'Matsqui.  for $243.02. .   '  S. e. i of the s. e. i of s 21 to  Albert Boyle for $67:83.    *   .  South part of b. (7, s. 27, t. 16 to  corporation of Matsqui for $6.18.  Blocks 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 subdivision of  parts of District lots 208, ' 209, 47,  207 and all of District lot -206, G- 2  tothe Provincial Investment Co., of  B. C. Ltd., for'B. 7. $13.02; b. 8,919  37b.  9, $16; b. 10 $19.20; b. 11 $22.  Fractional part of sections 32 and  33, t. 16 to the corporation ol Matsqui for$142.79.  From C. A. Cottcrell, superintendent of the C. P.R. re,road.crossings  in Mission subdivision and Indian res  erve. The matter would be attended to just as soon asthe crew can  get around to the work.  From W. McNeil, assistant general manager Western Canada Power  company asking for an extension of  time for one year in starting construction of the light and power lines,  as at present itisimpossibleto find  the necessary money owing to the fin  ancial stringency. The matter was  laid over.  Mr.    W.    J.   Bates addressed the  (Continued o]p last Page)       .  B',i'k*ta������g������wBBSBaap^^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  JC3C  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing- Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests oJ: Abbotsford and  surrounding district. ..  Advertising rates made known on application.  LEGAL ADVERTISING--^ cents per line l!or first insertion,,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our ���������SliityMeth���������Neither for nor agin the Government.  "JwcTKrMM  Friday, July 18, 1913  CAMPING OUT  ' ,"Crr,<-.  .am  This   is   the   time   ol' the yearwhen  Nature's most insistent call goes out  to her errant but still loyal children  in tlie cities.  All lm.nr -.the call,; all  obey  it who can.   He  renders most  perfect obedience who camps out,, for  then    he   gets  nearest     to Nature's  heart.   To ccamp out on n moderate  and  sensible scale  is easy,   inexpensive,  and enjoyable if you know how  Given a congenial companion, ,a good  location   and  a    proper y   arranged  cami'i the man who does not  have    a  good t me ^s lacking in some essential gualityof the real man.   Here are  some useful hints for amateurs based  on the teaching of experience. In preparing your personal outfit use your  everyday knowledge as far as it wi,I  go;  then fall  back on  your  common  sense.   Take two complete suits     of  warm  comfortable,   durable  clothing.  You must have a raincoat and heavy  waterproof shoes.   Don't forget your  tooth brush; soap,' towels, and.little  things necessary "to your*comfort   a?  .   home      Make your personal out/it as  complete as possible,  but keep   ' it  within the limits of easy transportation and pack it so that it will he in  shape   for  rough   handling.     Almost  any tent so,d by a reputab.e dealer  ���������    will do. .You need two, blankets and  a rubber sheet for your bed    ' Have  your table and cooking utensils     of  ,  stout ware.   Patent stoves and bake  ovens .are a luxury not a necessity,  but there should 'he one large alcohol  .    lamp or small kerosene stove in the  party^ In" selecting  provisions'!keep  close to-the,staples.and ,pack every-  .   thing as if you ��������� expected to be shipwrecked every twenty-four hours.   A-  void all canned goods except concentrated soupf   Use bacon instead     of  lard  for  frying.   In  camp,   bacon  is  .civilization's best.gift to.man: there  fore have plenty of it:  .   Pitch, your  camp in an open space where     the  sun  shines ' freely.      Face  it  to the  east. If possible have the grounds to  ��������� slope from back to  front. Dig a  ditch at the back and'sides.        Pull  the canvass    taut,. and , see that it  reaches the ground   Thus shall     the  floods    descend, and   you keep , dry  within.   Nature has provided     your  bed close at hand.   The spring     are  slender boughs laid   with   the   curve  - up    The mattress is a thick layer of  fragrant cedar        With rubber sheet  and blankets here is a. couch for the  gods the feather bed of our. grandmothers or the hair mattress of the fur,  niture dealer is a joke beside it.   Air  your bedding every day in.the   sun,  and add to your springs as they flat-  tenout  froiii  use.   On  the camp  fire  hangs the fate of the camp. But  the camp fire is not one, hut two���������  tnc.'b'ig soaring one-at the evening  that you sit around, singing and\tell  ing stories and the little cooking fire  Any one can build the big fire. Here  isthe secret of the little one: Set  stones or green logs so that the frying pan will jwst.reasoh -across ever  the bed of coals between them. So  shall you get|no smake in your eyes  TcTitJiLHy camp shall' rise "and call the  cook blessed.   Go' to caiir-dc-termined  to have a ypod time.   Do your share  of tho work with   a   cheerful   hea.il.  Go to bed and'gel. up with, the Wild  things of  the, wohds.     So sii:;?l  you  fill your lungs' .with .fresh -air and also make your'.blood red again,     and  harden your flabby muscle's, and .eat  like a prize fighter, and" sleep like   a  little child.   For   these lire Nature's  rewards, to those   who seek her with  understanding.  THE   MARKET  nor burn the troutjto a cinder, nor  melt the handle from the coffee    pot  The  largo attendance at,  the market   Friday    morning   together   with  the large quantities of poultry, flowers and new vegetables, made it a record  one.   The prices  of.poultry  although   offered'  in     large   quantities'  didnot   drop.   Young   chickens      and  ducks   were   plenLiful     and   remained  at    the    same    price   as    lastweck.  Young pigs were also -seen.  In fish a good supply was to be  seen and met with a good demand,  while the prices remained stationary.  The only new'fish to appear was Lhe  skate.  Flowers especially -carnations and  cut roses, were, offered in abundance  at last week's prices.  Raspberries iwcre' another feature  of the market. -This is "the first  Lime this season that they have been  seen on Lhe local market and they  were offered at 81.75 a crate or 3  boxes for 25 cents.  These, berries are now taking the  [ place of strawberries of which-hone  were to lie seen on the market. The  season far strawberries is nearly over and one reason for the rather-  small crop of these berries this year-  is   the  recent  badweather.  Red cdrrants, although they are  not yet offered in large quantities,  are anotflier of the small summer  fruit to appear for the first time on  the market. Now potatoes are now  beginning to take a foremost place  on the market and ere sold at from  $1.75 to $2 a sack.' Meat was ob-1  be seen 'in fair quantities and remained- at last week's prices.  The Prices  The following prices were quoted:  Young birds, per doz $6 to $8  Hens, per dozen  $12 to'-H**  Broilers, per doz $4 to $6  Poultry, live weight 20c to 21c  Ducks, per dozen  $12 to $13  Ducks, per pound   30c to 32c  Ducklings, per lb 30c to 35c  Poultry, dressed, per lb 30c  Vegetables  Potatoes, ton  $8 to $12  Beets, per sack  '. 75c  Carrots, per sack  65c  Cabbage, per,head  10c to 15c  Turnips, per sack  : G0c  Parsnips    50c  Spring Onions, per bunch 5c  Rhubarb, 3 lbs. for 10c  Rhubarb, 9 lbs. for 25c  Cucumbers, each  .". ...:20c  Eggs and  Butter  Eggs, retail, dozen 30c to 35c  Eggs, wholesale  ......25c to 2Sc  Eggs, duck;, per dozen ....35c to 40c  Butter, retail, per lb.  ......35c to 40c  Honey, per comb 25c  Wholesale   Meat  1 'Retail  Meals  Beef, best rib roasts 20c to 22c  Beef, loin 26c to 27c  Beef, short loin  :-. 28c  Bed', ' round  steak   20c to 25c  Boiling beet' .���������. .- 14c  Beef, pot roast 18c  Pork .' 20 to 25c  Mutton '. .' 20c to 22 %c  Sugar cured corned pork 20c  Home-made pork sausage....���������..15c to 20i  Salted pigs', head, lb ' : '. S(  Pickled pigs' feet, per lb l.Sc  Pickled pigs' shanks, lb ���������. L'.lOc  Sugar cured hogs' heads, lb 3c  -Sugar cured corned beef, lb 15c  Pure lard 15c to 16c  Sugar cured'bacon \ '. 20c  Spring lamb, fore qr.' 23c to 25c  Spring lamb, hind qr 30c, to 35c  Flowers  Tulips, pot of 7 bulbs 25c  Hyacinths, pot of 4 bulbs .....; 25c  Carnations, cut, per dozen 50c  Primroses, potted  15c  Violwls, per-bunch  ' 25c  Spirca, per plant ...', : $1.00  Stocks, per dozen  25c  Gladiolus, per dozen  25c  '    Fish  Sturgeon,, per lb 15c  Spring salmon, red, lb. ...' 15c  Spring salmon, white, lb 10c  Steelhead salmon, per lb 15c  Oolichans, 3 lbs. tor 25c  Cod, per lb. ��������� '.'. 10c  Herring, 3 lbs 25c  Halibut,   per lb 10c  Whiting, "per Hi. ....' L0c  ULLING  on  your boot straps  will not get you very far.  Buy a set of  ernaey s Harness  B.  J GERNAEY,   Abbotsford, B. C.  ������,  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  L  HOLD REGULAR MEETING  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good; .  ring up  CURRIE & McKENZIE  I  *&&&&&&&A&*8?&&^^  Pork, per lb. .13c to 13%c  Lamb, per lb. ........12y2c  Mutton, per lb 12y2c to 13c  Veal, per lb. ....14c to 16c  A regular meeting of the Matsqui  -school board was held in Lhe exhibition hall, Gilford on Saturday, July  5th.in the,afternoon, present Trustee  Beaton, Conroy, Wooler and Merry-  field.        .  Trustee Wooler occupied the chair  in the absence of Trustee Cruick-  shanks who was unable to attend.  Minutes of previous meeting read  on motion,approved'.  /  A number- of communications .were  read and ordered-'filed:        '    ���������  The matter of the crowded condition of Lhe . Duna'ch school was considered and on motionit was decided  to ask the municipal councilfor permission to temporarily use the municipal hall for holding this school, in  '"or the coming term.  T.���������'.!: lee Wooler and Mcrr-Jfield reported having had a survey of the  Poplar school site made but on account of a road allowance being on  both sides -of the lot granted, Mr.  Bradshaw demanded an additional  $25 as his first" offer of $150 was  with Lhe intention of a road allowance being on one side' only.  The board decided to pay the ad-  dUional price'as nofurther delay was  advisable owing to no school accommodation for" the incoming term being available and to arrange a conveyance as  quickly  as possible.  Trustee. Beaton reported that the  fencing of the Ridgedale school  grounds  was  nearly completed.  IL was decided to arrange for the  necessary supply of wood ��������� for the  schools gt once.  On  motion   the following  arrangements  were, made in  regard to  the  teaching staff.  Aberdeen,  Miss Muriel  Phillips.  Bradner, Miss-Mabel Doer.  Matsqui, division II, Miss Eva J.  McCullojgh.  Matsqui,   division   III,  Miss  Edith  Pcrcival,   changed . f rom   Jubilee.  ML. Lehman, division N, Miss M.  Arscott, changed from Bradner.  Ridgedale, division II, Miss Muriel Page  It was decided to endiavor to retain the principal of the Matsqui  high school, Mr. Gamble, for another term.  The regular monthly  accounts  were  ordered paid.  . The meeting then adjourned...  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of^Each Month  "Write the secretary regarding manufacturing.sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap, power  or information rejgarding the farm and fruit, lands of  j^the district, and industries already established.        Jh  =52������  SALE  13 acres about 3-4 of a rnile-from centre of town,  house barn and chicken house, about 100 fruit  trees and all kinds of small fruits.  Good House, one and one half acres, Yale Road,  two large chicken houses, number of-fruit trees  and all kinds of small fruits.       Good well watar  ees   j  ar.  Insurance that Insures  For terms and particulars  c^ailum  3=X  4������  !  KB  I  u  A  i  If  xi  e  e  mmmer rashions   1913 STYLES-���������   0  ���������  A choice selection of goods to choose from  ::  ens  Practical Ladies'and  Tailors  V  mmmwmxmmmmmM'kmmw&wmmm <l  tttE    "ABBOTSFORD   POST     'ABfeOTSFORD,   B.   0.  '.M5ET:  M  if  J9  4  !  ii  1.1,  V  4  ������������������ \  I  ���������- ���������  I     -  75c  85c  1.00  ho~������"������-������-i������������������������HB~������Hei������������t~e������������_������-������^l���������#���������,.e,^_0  | - Infants sandals, size 1 to 3 1-2, per pair  Child's sandals, size 4 to 7 1-2, per pair  Child's sandals, size 8 to 10 1-2, per pair  Better Quality  Child's Sandals, size 3 to 8, per pair   ���������  ;  Child's sandals, size 8 1-2 to II, per pair  Youth's sandals, size II1-2 to 13 1-2, per pair 1.60.  Boys' sandals, size 1 to 5 1-2, per pair 1.60  $1.15  1.40  The only thing for Children  during warm weather  :i  otsford  1U.JL.  'J.'^.Ji.\.������J.U  By MARY ROBERTS  RINEHART  E(B0  ABBOTSFORD, B. Ci  T Strictly first-class -in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the-best of wines,, liquor and cigars"/'  RATES,  $1.50  TO  $2.QCX PER   DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORS j  KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Jfeef, Veal, Pork Sausages,\Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  First-class Work Furnished.by Experienced  Workmen.      Estimates Furnished.  ! Wm. ROBERTS  |    Old Creamery Bid. ' Abbotsford, B. O  HARRQN BROS.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, 'Office*-and. chapel���������-  1-034 Granville St.,     Phone 3486  North Vancouver,        Office     and  Chapel-li6 2nd St. Phone 131,  STRAYED-To my place, a Grade  Jersey Heifer, about seven:  mouths old, /qga December 1st.  Owner can claim sanole (by paying foir notice and board. G. C.  Keriney, i-U mile  east, H    mile  boa?t"a of Vy.e Station.    , , ^;  .,  PETITION   KING  ABA1NST  "ROYAL". ON  LIQUOR ADS.  Widely signed petitions are being  sent to King George by the allied  temperance people of Montreal, -asking His Majesty to forbid the use of  his royal name andtitle.or the introduction of any words indicating the  royal: patronage of. brands ��������� of liquor  anywhere:' within the British Empire  Premier Borden will open the Canadian -National Exnibitioh; at Toronto on August 25.  Copyright,   loio,  by  Bobba-Meav  rill Co.  "The bed had been occupied, lis coverings had been thrown back, as If Its  occupants had risen hurriedly. The  room Itself was in a state of confusion,  a roc leer lay on its side, and Miss  Jane's clothing, folded as she had tak-  eu It off, had slid off on to the floor.'  Her shoes stood neatly at the foot of  the bed. and a bottle of toilet vinegar  had been, upset, pouring a stream over  the marble top of the dresser and  down on to the floor. Over the high  wooden mantel the Maitlaud.Who had  boon governor of the state years ago  hung at a waggish angle, and a clock  had been pushed aside and stopped at  half.past 1.  Margery picked up Miss Jane's new  lace reap from the floor.   It was cruoi  pled and spotted with blood.  "She lias lippn killed," Margery said  tn_^ pho'MPT _<miee- ' -   - --  Alarger'y'iTad, more presence ot n?lm1  than I lia#.  "Car.    Ro-hert.   the   gardener."   *w  Bald   "and have him nelp yoii  sm^*h  the grounds and  collars.    I   will tul;t>  Up I In and go through tfie hoiwe"   A hove-.  every! hing, keep It from Aunt Letltla  ad joug as possible."  It takes a short time to search an  acre ot iawn and shrubbery. There  was no trace of the missing woman  anywhere outside the house, and from  Rplla. as she sat at the foot of the front  stairs with her apron over her. head, 1  learned In a monosyllable that nothing had been fouDd In the house. Margery was with. Miss Letitia, and, from  the excited conversation J knew she  was telling her-not-harrowing details,  but that. Miss Jane had disappeared  during tlie night.  ��������� The old lady was Inclined to scoff at  flrst. '  "Look in the fruit closet In the storeroom," I heard he." say. "She's let the  spring lock shut on her twice. She was  black io the face the-last' time we  found ber."'  "i did look; she's not there!" Margery  screamed at her.  - j  "Then she's out looking for stump  water to take that wart off her neck.  She said yesterday she was going for  some."  ��������� "But her clothes are all here," Margery persisted. "We think some one  must have got" in the bouse."  "If ail her clothes are there she's  been sleepwalking." Miss Letitia said  calmly. "We used to have to tie. her by  a cord around her ankle and fasten it  to the bedpost. When she tried to get  up the cord would pull and wake tier."  I sentfot Hunier that morning, and  be came at 3 o'clock. 1 took him  through the back entrance to avoid  Miss Letitia. 1_ think he had been  skeptical until 1 threw open the door  and showed him the upset chair, the  old lady's clothing and the blood  stained lace cap. lie took a crumpled  sheet of nole paper out of the waste  basket and looked at it, then he stuffed  lt in his pocket.  Before he left the room Hunter went  back and moved the picture that had  been disturbed over tbe mantel.   What  he saw  made  him  get a  chair and.  standing on it. take tbe picture from  Its    nail.    Thus   exposed,    the   wall  showed an opening about a foot square  and perhaps eighteen Inches deep.   A  metal door, opening in, was unfastened  and ajar, and Just Inside was a copy of  a recent seniimeutal hovel and a bottle of some sort of complexion cream.  In spite of myself I smiled: It was so  typical of the dear old lady, with the  heart of a girl and a skin that was losing Its roses.   Rut I here was something  else In the receptacle, something that  made Margery  Fleming draw In  her  breath sharply and made Hunter raise  his eyebrows a little and.glance at me  Tbe something was a scrap of unruled  white paper and on it the figures elev  en twenty-two:  Harry Wardrop came back from the  city at 4 o'clock, whlh Hunter was in  the midst of his investigation. 1 (old  him what had happened, and with this  The' Wall Showed an Opening About a  Foot Square.  new apprehension added to (he .shock  of the night before he looked as though  bis nerves were ready,to snap  Wardrop was a "man of perhaps  twenLv-seven. ������s mJI us L iiLUmiM''! noj  so heavy, with direct bine eyes and  fair hair, altogether a manly and pre  possessing sort of fellow. I was i:ot  surprised that Margery Fleming had  f.ruud hlui'attmctive. He nao: the hloiid  Imii and ofi'haud manner that women  seem to like.    I am dark,myself.,  lie seemed surprised to lind Hunter  there, and not particularly pleased,  but he followed us to the uppei flour  and "watched silently while Hunter  went ovei the two rooms. Reside the  large chest of drawers In tho main  a til-.: Hunter foifiid perhaps half a  dozen drops of blood, and on the edge  ot toe open drawer there were traces  of more. In ibe Inner room two trunks  had lii'en moved out nearly" n foot, as  he found hy the falut dust that had  been under them. Then he took out  bis untebook.  - "Have yon a pencil or pen. Mr  Knos'r" he asked me, but f had none  Wardrop felt his pockets.  .  "1 nave lost my fountain pen some  where around the bouse today," he  Baid Irritably. "Here's a pE-ncil���������not  much of oue."  Hunter began I1I3 Interrogations.  "How old  was Miss Malfia'nd-MIss i hand-that "is  Jane.  I  mean?  "Sixty-fivp." from Margery.  *;She   hffl  .-ilways  seemed   rational'/  Not eccentric, or childish?" ���������  "Nol at all; tlie sanest woman i ever  knew."   This from Wardrop.  "Has she ever to your knowledge received any threatening letters?"  ���������Never in all her life," from both of  diem promptly.  "You heard sounds, you say, Miss  Fleming.   At what time?"  "About Ualf past l.or perhaps a few  minutes later The clock struck 2 while  I was stiil awake and nervous."  "This persou who was walking  through the attics here���������would you  say it was a Heavy persou���������a man, 1  mean?"  Margery stopped to" think.  "Yes." she said finally. "It was very  -teallhy. hut I think it was a man's  ������!Tep."  "Vuu beard no sound of a struggle,  no voices, no screams?"  "None at all." she said positively  \ntl I added my quota.  ���������"There could have beeu uo such  ���������sounds." I said. "I sat in my room  iad smoked until a quarter to 2 I  leard nothing until then, when I heard  tlr Wardrop trying to get into the  souse, i went down to admit him.  ���������ud I found the front door open about  in inch ":;-������������������.���������  HunlPi wheeled on Wardrop.  "A ' quarter' io 2'i"   he asked.   "Yo'i  /.���������ere coming home from���������the city?'  "Yes. from the station."  "Tlie last train gets io here at V2:?,().���������  Hunter said siowiy.    "Does it always  alee  you   an   hout   and  a   quarlei   to  .v:iik the three squares-to the house?"  Wardrop.  flushed    uneasily,   and    I  ���������ould  see  Margery's eyes dilate  with  iniiizemeiit. ':.'���������'.  ���������������������������'!  din  not come directly  home."  he  -aid almost 'defiantly.  "Then   will you  be good  enough  lo  eil rue where you did go. 1 have rpa  -ons for wanting to know."  "Hang your reasons. ...Look here. Mr.  Hunter, do you' think I would hurt a  naii'of. that.'old .'lady's head":    Do yon  think "1 came here last" night andlcIITed  her, or whatever It Is that has happened to her, and then went out and  tried to get In again through tho window?"  "Not necessarily," Hunter said, unruffled. , "It merely occurred to me  that we have, at least an hour of your  time last night while this thing, was  going on to account for. However,  we can speak of that later. I am practically certain .of one thlng-MissJIlaJfc...  Jand is nofdead "or was not dead when '������������������  6he was taken away from this house."  "Taken away!" Margery repeated.  "Then you think she was kidnaped?'!  "Well. It Is possible. You are certain  there are no closets or unused rooms  where If there had been a murder the  body could he concealed?"  "I never beard ot any," Margery said,  but 1 saw Wardrop's face change on  the   Instant.     He stood  frowning  at  the floor:  Margery was beginning to show the  effect of tbe long day's strain. . She  began to cry a little, and with an air  of proprietorship that 1 resented somehow Wardrop went over to ber. '  "You are going to lie down, Margery," he said, holding out his hand to  help her 'up. "Mrs. Mellon will come  over to Aunt Letitia, and you must get  some sleep."  "Sleep!" she said, with scorn, as he  helped her to her feet. "Sleep,when  things like this are occurring! Father  first and now dear old Aunt Jane!  Harry, do you know where my father  Is?"  He faced her as if he had known the  question must come and was prepared  for it.  "I know that.be is all right, Margery."  He has been���������out of town.    If It,bad  not   been   for   something   unforeseen  that���������happened   within   tbe   last   few  hours  he would   have beeu  home today." ��������� '..",'..  She drew a long, breath of relief.  When  they .'had  both gone ilunter  sat down on a trunk and drew.out a  cigar that looked like a bomb.  "The window,"  I suggested, and ho   ���������  went over to it    When he came back  he had a, rather peculiar expression.  "In the flrst place," be began, "wo  can take It for granted that unless she ���������  was crazy or sleepwalking sbo didn't  go out In her night clothes, and there's  uothing of hers missing. She wasn't  taken In a carriage, provided she was  taken at all.. There's not a mark- of  wheels*on that drive newer than a  week, and besides, you say you beard  nothing."        .-,'.  .  "Nothing." 1 said positively. ,  "Then, unless she went away In, a  balloon, where it, wouldn't matter  what she had on. she Is still around  the premises. It depends on bow badly she was hurt"  "Are you sure It was she who .was  hurt?"   I   asked.     "That   print  of  a  not Miss Jane's.*'  In reply Hunter led the way down,  the stairs to the place where the stain  on J:he stair rail stood out.  ugly and  distinct.    He put his own heavy hand.  on the rail just below It  "Suppose," he said, "suppose yon  grip 'something very hard, what happens to your hand?"  "It spreads." 1 acknowledged, seeing  what he meant  "Now look at that stain. Look at  tbe short fingers. Why. It's a child's  hand beside mine. The breadth la  from -pivssure. ft might he figured  oat this way. The Qngers. yon notice,  point down the stairs. In some way,  let us say, tbe burglar, for want of a  better name, gets Into the house, fltt  used a ladder resting against that  window by the chest of drawers."  "Ladder!" 1 exclaimed.  "Yes, there is a pruning ladder there, ,  Now. then, be comes down these stains,  and he has a definite object. He knows  -of something valuable In that cubby  bole over the mantel in Miss Jane's  room. How does he get in? The doo?  Into the upper hall Is closed and bolt*  ed, "but the door Into the bathroom is  open.   From there another door leads  Into the bedroom, and It has no bolt-  only a key. That kind of a lock is -  only a three minute delay or less.  Now, then, Miss Maitland was a light  sleeper. When she wakened she waq  too alarmed to scream. She tried to  get to the door and was Intercepted,  Finally she got out the way the Intruder got in and ran along the hall.  Every door was locked. In a frenzy  she ran up the attic stairs and was captured up there.   Which bears out Miss  targery's story of the footsteps back'  and forward. i  "He brings her down the stairs  again, * probably half dragging' her.j  Once she catches hold of the stair rail,  and holds desperately to it, leaving the  stain here." j  "But why did he bring her down?" V  asked. "Why wouldn't he take wha*  be_was after and get away?^_    _.       ,  (Continued Next Week) THE    ABBOTSFORD   POST   A'BBOTSFORD,    B.    C.  LOCALS  'BIRTH���������At Sumas, Wash., hospital  on .July 12th to Mr. and Mrs. Clias  Bell,  Matsqui,  a daughter.  On Die ,12tU.,',-'u; .V-f^nnic-, .Order  'j.',-(tV(.T u- i>ui.viu.,..,s.4li;.,,v/r(s-.<a^jj[/;jiv'"U!<j.. a:  fternoon, at whicha--iarge^uinber'of  the lircthrcn were present. , The  occasion being the, election of officers   and 'dedicatory   coreinonv.  The regular annual meeting of the  school hoard was held oiv Saturday  last in the school house, Iherubeiiig  a largo number present. 'A. TroUic-  wey elected trustee, and C������eo. II.  Kerr,, auditor for the year.  The'committee in charge of tho, Orange celebration take this opportunity of thanking- the business people of  Abh,ots(ord who .so kindly donated  towards arranging and paying prizes  for the sports in  the afternoon.  ' P'OJt ��������� RENT.���������-Abbotsford Pioneer  ���������Bakery. Good oven and location. Apply  Mrs-.  IL'.Fraser. 2  MATSQUI   COUNCIL,  (Continued From Pago One.)  ' Reeve Mcrryficld wishes to state  that there is no truth in tlie rumor  . in circulation ' that the Matsqui  .council object to the Powder Works  being started in Abbotsford. The  council simply asked their solicitors  advice in the matter and were inform  ed that it was a matter for tlie Dominion authorities todcal with and  had nothing to do with  the  council  KILLED BY MOSQUITO BITE  Alfred Thomas Evans, an English  man, at Calgary, bitten by a mosquito has died from the poisoning.  The mosquito punctured, the skin  just between the eyes. Within 48  hours an abscess was formed and the  young man was taken tothc isolated  hospital, where, he grew worse, fin-  a,ly passing away  in  intense agony!  (HKFORD  NOTES  "Mr Crawford s building a new  house.     He is a carpenter.  Now that school is closed the lit-  -'lte boys and girls are enjoying the  fine  summer, weather.   .  The   meetings of the school board  and council are past for the month.  '���������  Some day all meetings  of -both bo-  .dies  will  be  held  here as the central  point for the municipality.  SECURING WATER FOR HANEY  That Haney District is assured of  a first-class water supply for her future needs, has been general:y known,  by the residents for some 1500 acres  of land to be preserved as a watershed, thereby guaranteeing the purity of the water. Councillor Lough-  heed says it is now almost assured.  The provincial government .survey  party have gone to the head of the  Lillooet river where it is intended to  get the supply from ana where meas  urements will be taken with a view  of getting accurate figures as to the  desirability of having' the timber on  this land preserved lor the water re-  'cord.  FINE SPORTS ON THE 12th  Tne sports on the school grounds  in connection with the Orange celebration on the 12th were witnessed  by a large number of people and v the  rivalry was keen between the contestants. The following is the list  of prize winners:  Men'is Foot Race���������sN. Rucker and  J.-   Vanetta1.  Fat Man's Race���������D. J. ��������� McGilliva-  ay;   L. Marsh.  Ladies' Race��������� Miss Page; Miss  Goodchild.  Boys' Race��������� under 1C years, Harold   Rucker,   Johnny   Anderton.  Girls' Race, 15 years���������Miss Grace  Brooke; Miss Mary Croy.  Boys' Race,- under 10,���������Rob Tretheway,  Barnard  Gay.  Girls' Race, under 10���������Annie McPhee; Lola Anderton.  Boys' Race, under G���������Lome Gay;  '���������Kenneth' McNab.  Throwing  161b* slio^���������D.   J.  McG .  livray, 30  feet 11  inches;   Wm.   Ew-  ing, 30 feet 3 inches.  Throwing 161b hammer���������Win. Ew-  ing, 60 feet 6 inches; E. P. Ruthig,  54 feet 8  inches.  Men's High Jump���������D. J. McGilli-  ,vray,3 feet 8 inches; N. Rucker, 3 ft  '4 inches.  Hates road If tlie ditch was made  council on behalf of a ditch on tlie  the p.ro\rlc;Uil giovei'ninent would  spend sonic $00 on the road and in  InaI way make,it passable. At the  present time ho could not get into  his place, He asked the council to  call for tenders for this much needed  piece  of   work.  Coun. Satchel 1, in whose ward the  property- is situated replied that it  would be impossible to do anything  at the present time from the fact all  appropriations had heencxpended. He  tried to borrow sonic money from  Coun. Melander, but that gentleman,  could  not  sec  it  that  way.-  Coun. Frederickson thought that'it  was- a very much needed piece of  workand would be willing to donate  $25 personally  to  it.  Bcll-Fredcrickson, that Councillor  Satchcll call for tenders with regard to ditching Bates' road.  A   certificate  for   tlie  sale  of   land  was received   from    C. E.  Anderson.  The  clerk   was  instructed to  look  into the matter. -  From the secretary , of the school  board asking permission to use the  municipal hall for the purposed hold  ing the Dunach- school for the incoming term, as the Dunach  school is too crowded for the present attendance. The request on motion was granted.  From H. Scouge complaining a-  hout tho Canadian .thistles jnot being  cut on certain property.  Bcll-Frederickson, that the clerk  notify-C.-Clark to have all Canadian  thistles cut on the Hygenic Dairy  Farm.  FromWr. Logan saying that he.did  not erect the fence on the King property, and road but he would move it  to oblige aneighbor-.-   .  Welander-Fredcrickson, that a  cheque for $125 he forwarded the  council's solicitors re payment of arbitration award of Campbell vs. the  Matsqui  Municipality.  Bell-Satchell.that s. h oLii.'w. :V s  23, t. '14 that plans .of subdivision  will not be considereduntil the $2.00  fee he submitted andlast year's and  current year's taxes be. paid in full.  Complaintsfrom residents .of Bradner were made in regard to the Douglas boys. Thercevc stated that the  matter was being investigated and  no doubt, the boys would he sent to  the reformatory as the parents were  unable to do anything will), them.  A number of ^accounts for road  work were passed for payment and  the council adjourned to meet in the  municipalliall on July 28.  The "Worn ens Auxiliary of St. Matthews Church will lie At, Home to the  ffcncral public every Thursday from  three o'clock-until Jive p. m. and. will  he prepared to serve afternoon tea -on  the lawn at the home of Mrs. F. 13  Boyd.' , Should the weather at any  time be unfavorable tea will be served  indoors. Gentlemen as well as ladies  welcome. Proceeds to be devoted to  the "W. A.'-' fund for church purposes.  arson & sayior  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office, next P. O. P.O. Box I I  Interior Finish and Cabinet  "Work.* Our .work' guaranteed and prices on   the  No bread, no matter how perfect,  is too good for your family. Our  product is as nearly perfect as can  be made.   Try it.   t"*  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  rigot sicb'->.  Jas. Hutchison  Opp. l-'ostollice.  vnauyttxa tzram tnnnfcr*mnMn/������ii  T^amm ������ a���������  Hotel  latsqui  MISSION   CITY, B.C.  M. Mac-Donald.   II. Watson";'Mgi-'  EUROPEAN PLAN.; .  Rates 50c, 75c  and $1.00  '   per day  First Class Grill and Bar in Connection.  -Free Sample Room.  The leading- Commercial  House  of tlie Fraser Valley.    -  Porfer meets all trains  If you want the best in  House Painting Paper. Hanging  Kaisoming and   Graining  and Carriage Painting  go to  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  W. Davey, Manager  Workshop in rear of S. Kravoski's  , Blacksmith Shop.  SWIFTS'  Abbotsford Feed Store  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbots-ford  Pastor���������-Hev.  J. L.   Campbell,  Ji.  A., B. D.  Services���������Sunday school  10  a.m. ,  Public 'Worship 11 ,a. in.'  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public Won-sliip 7.30 p. m.  Chok' Practice, Friday 8 p. m.  Meeting  for  Bible    Study  ��������� anJ  Prayer Wodinosday H p. m.  Huntingdon ;.  Sundpy School, 2.15  p. m;  Public  Worship 3.30  p. m.  FOR SATJ3-4 milk co\vs, apply, Mr/  PenzciyBrcatwood Station, B.C.E.R.  J. H. JONES  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Fre^  Phone Connection   ;    Mission City  II IMI   HI ������������������!!��������� 'I m������ ���������III'    II    T|T-rr II ~TT~ITT  111    I    II II  ��������� III TIT  *4jf^ ^-'j&Jafy&  K*S    ^P  :eif S$&3&smeJft������fe  E- -A"  City Blacksmith Shop and Carriage Building  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  '   ^agon-Making  and   Repairing,   Carriage ���������  building   and   Expert   Carriage Painting  $1 is cost of paper for the  average size room. New  styles and Canadian Papers. Samples sent on  request.  . "Cooper SeWon,Co,  Clayburn  Its the Cloanasi, Simplest, and Best Home  Dye, one.can buy���������Why you don't even have  to know what Kind of cloth your Goods are  made of.   So mistakes are Impossible.  Send for Free Color Card, Story Booklet, and  Booklet giving results o( Dyeing over other colors.  The Johnson-Richardson Co., Limited, Montreal  E. O. Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work  at  practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  Mamrmmnm  Everett's Orchestra  Abbotsford  Good Dance  Music, is our  Motto.  For'the Residence,  Store or Office.     ,  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  :;  Attention will be eiven to all aDDlications for service from our lines.  Detailed inf-rmation concerning service will be furnished on application to  the offices of the Light and Power Dept. loca'ed at  ���������Vancouver Abbotsford New Westminster  B. C. Electric blk. .'���������..'..'������������������������������������'.���������. B. C: Electric blk.  *#������������������


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