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With-which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Sta*:
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Vol. X., No; 16.
4BB0TSP0RD. B,/6.7 FRIDAY,  JULY EO,   1915
���8'        ;.^$1.'00*FEB ,YEAB
ABBOTSFORD MACHINE GUN
SUBSCRIPTION  LIST
The following is a list of the subscriptions handed in to date by the
various working committees. Stfmo
of the. committees have not yet handed in their lists. Ihe lull list will
probably.be completed about the'cnd
of the month,, when the full report
1 will appear in this paper. The follow-
are the-names handed in torthis paper by-Mr. J. A. McGowan:
J. A. McLean ;.: $
J. A. McGowan 	
10. Scotsvold 	
J. McEwen	
E. A. Chapman ....:	
It. Shortreed, Jr 1 ,:	
C. It.  Davison  ;	
G. E. Hay ...'	
R. Steiss  :	
F. Broad  .*.....	
J. D. Clarke 	
W.c L. Hillier	
W. P. Taylor  :,	
W. Laheny	
, W. McClanahan	
��� p.. McEwen k
H. Gordon'	
e. i k��� Rix ..... . :.
D. Hiaginson	
c F. Chester' 	
T. H. Pateman  '.	
'It   Gnmley  :	
C. Woo'Ut .��' v -   -
L Trethewey   -
,T. "Jackson 	
E-,".. Copperberg  	
.vV">A.."' \\ itchell .��.....'...
, .-J-.-Currie ..'	
' -N. .��, ilplley	
���' )\V^f^GJdfiaii&u..:,:."; ---���'-,
T.-.a^M'dnko .,'.".:.:..'.���:....-.
-'.^j;, ^Godson''.:.'J. ���..���... ���'
= R. Powell ..S.   -
:W,.   Jeffs  	
',.,vjjj^v ^r^iien ��� ....*.���...^..
^.>Lfivedar  :	
' "3^'F;'Wilson ;	
t, V'Ciwil 	
' J..Moret	
.��� "J. 'jpdahoney 	
���R: Anderson  ~	
' ;.M. Higginson	
A.   Mains   	
N.   Lackmance   	
Gosling 	
Grim ley   -   -
BJnns 	
Dolby 	
Blair 	
Blair 	
Duncan ���	
25.00
25.00
25.00
25.00
10.00
io.oo-
10.00
10.00
5.00
5.00
5.00-
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
4.D0'
��.00
3.1����*
:.,^0
S.00
Extend  the visitors the true patriotic hand  of good "fellowship.   ,   V
Special "War" sermons will be
held in the Presbyterian church on
August 1st. *
'The MachiiftP-Guu committee will
hold a meeting on the 2nd of August
to find out just' where they are at.
. Aicorreipcndent suggests that rubber dolls be provided tor children of
such a tendu.* age that they are not
safe while playing on the school yard
whore  the  swings  are.
, T..adics who-.wiJl- donate Bandvvichc-vJ
cake, cream, tea;,cir sugar will kindly
leave bame at M^.. Roes' store for the
���*tu. , .*���'  , '
Mr. A'lauson'.Sjp/ho has been spend-
a month s holiday.,at White Rock will
probably be on-duty-next week. '
FIRST 'CIIEQUEtfgENT AWAK"
. .   FOR 'THE- MACHINE  GUN
WHAT AIIE YOU 1)0131�� TO HAKE AlJlSOTSlOki)
T11JK LEAMI>ti <JE*MlKE 0.\" SOU'ili Sili^ Ol 'iiLK FKASEK
The young people oi Abbotsford
have now .their fine' tennis court'in
good shape and .are' enjoying the
game. The court is on the ground
owned by Mr. Trethewey.
The Sunday Schools of Abbotsford
and Huntingdon Presbyterian churches will hold their ^annual'picnic on
Wednesday, August 11th, probably, al
DeLair's crossing on the lield ol Mr.
F. McCrimmon.
A.
H.
B.
A.
G.
D.
J.
3.00
vJ.'.'O
3.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
- 2.00
.12:00
;-'2.00'
;2.oo
2.00
2.00
'2,00
,,2.00
.'2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
i.oo
1.00
1.00
1.00
49.00
14:00
13.Q0
' The "meeting ,on Wednesday. August '4th is not a celebration but rather to arouse patriotism and,expressing to the Imperial Government thai
it is the wish that the war- should be
continued to a successful, issue by the
Allies and a resolulipi��.fsto> this.-.effact
will probably, be passjed'-'at tinr-meet-
ing. A large number of people art
expected in Abbotsford that day .
The first cheque for $1000.00 for a
machine gun wrfs'iOinvarded on the
28th to the Department of Militia and
Defence, Ottawa; with a request thai
this gun be'rorwarded as early as possible to the 7th>Battalion now at the
ircnt. .���."
THE  BED  CROSS  SOCIETY
-"<On:?Tuestla'3rTiext Attgust^3rxB.ffi��
regular meeting'of the W. C. TAU wilF
sired.
The f olow-ing*" is a I-st of subscript
tions. received by the Ab'bJtsfor'd of-
Icers of the auxiliary to the. Rec
Cross Society,,up,to-date: The Misses Steed $5.00; Miss Trethewey $1;
Mrs. B.-vU.-^id ��l; Mi3. Peel $1; Mis.
3oyd ?5; L>..'-C"T Fhal6n $5; collection made at sewing meeting $1;
Total $19.00. .  .    ������
Material purchased for work tc��
the value of $14.has been made. s
The society meet for sewing at the
home oi Mrs. F..J. Boyd every second
Thursday Ihe,next meeting will be
err Thursday, August 5th.
��� Again it is repeated that'this work-
is tui denominational, and., belongs to
every,sAvp|man*''-''���'-'vv^ir^"'-' ,'','-w -.��� ."..
^<,.',JSaw*iiifi""Plasses for girls , on ������Tues-
E. Schluter  1	
R. Duncan  .v.	
Sikhs   -	
Chinamen   	
Total        346.00
The following, were handed in by
Mr. Hulton-Harrop:
J. J. "Sparrow	
H.  W.. Houghton  ,
M.  W.  CopelarioV	
J. R. Thornton	
Starr Bros	
Spencer ��� &   .Hill 	
D.   Nelson	
J..   McNeill ."	
^ J. Downie t	
T. Williams  :
C.  Hilltout	
A. M. King	
A.   Johnson   	
A; C. Salt  .....
James Ross  ._..
P.  R.  Peele  	
S. A. Marley	
J.   Vanetta	
J. G. Copping 	
A.   Lee   	
F. Fooks    >,
W. Fooks 	
W. Hill-tout	
The Abbotsford correspendent " of
the Snews at Snuriias don't like the
i.<rice of;beer in our town. Thought
he always liked a long fellow at any
old time���either here or elsewhere.-.
 *        i
Mr. and Mrs. Armitage of Edmonton,. Alberta, have been visiting Mrs
Armitage's brother, Mr. F. J. Boyd."
any time,for  carrying:,on'the.1-wofk;
by Mrs. Boyd,or Mrs:'-  Parteri - the
president-and secretary of the sjeio'ty
'No.small town had ever a better chaiice,pf making ituelf the
leading centre of a large district thaii has,the ibvrn of Abboifiurd
No town could put forward less effort1 than 'A,bbotsford to -umlte
itself the most important centre of a farming}eomiiiumty. Each
town hews out its own career the same as each individual dot's.
a man to make' a success of his business mustvfiave every pari of
his business working in perfect unison, and.then sometimes he, ���
fails. Are the people of Abbotsford working in'unison, on'anything that turns up to make Abbots��oid,the prominent centre?
All roads lead to Abbotsford.    There is no town in "the province; that has better transportation than 'the town of 'Abbotsford, and that may possibly .work to the 'detriment of the growth
of the town., unless thet businessmen of the town are ai.ye to
the future interests of the town, as it- enables the people to r
do their shopping elsewhere if they do"*not get just v.:at UiWy,,
want at home.,  it gives the buyer more independence in his/.-
buying, but if worked right it places the businefisniTn. ol tfrc '"
town in better shape than a backw.oods town in the matter of '
bringing in -goods at reasonable rates, etc. ��� Then with the people buying at home, it only means a long pull aud u. ^^^.^ ,/-_nl
and a pull altogether to make the town boom to prdtrpovii.}.
All reacts lead to Abbotsford. ,The .fcjyo great electric light
tjvvstorns of the )'rp??r V?uii",y do' bu<$Ai>ek'S*;in Abbui.��--.oid ami :io'
doubt would be willing to do more business' if any indufcttvss
iviLiuiniig powti- siiCLtiu naup^'ii lo locate m AbboLstord. Ci'.aap
power, of the very best kind "is-available-in the town and close
to the town. ���   '��� '���;.'���   X
With cheap power and excellent transportation there, ia. iio
reason why, when the industrial boom comes, which we ex-
^".^t in the neor future, that Abbotsford sK'ould; n.ot:be-a-'iriiaara^-.
facturihg centre of great importance;. .."iThere is. everyEtougft
^ t- .Jiiv..., ib ��� rtu mred-'tiicc'JiJt tab iudu1, tries. and - tho' water/ wiatcliii-
WHO   STOLE   TBfE^'BEER?   NO!
town.:oif.the south side of the Fraser River between New Wvrl-""
minster and Chilliwack.    There must be a centre. somevPfi'tfreJ'
J and why not Abbotsford?..'   ...
. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Salt were' visitors "to White Ro'ck on Sunday last,
accompanied by Mr. J B Parton and.
Miss Dorothy Parton
The Boy Scouts returned on Sunday last from spending two weeks at
White Rock. They were tired but hap
py. The boys are constantly .heard
whistling "The Girl I Left Behind
Me."
On Sunday at some time about two
liases of beer were stolen trom th?
Abb'otsfcrd Hotel by seme poor thlrs-
!.y souls.
Considerable'-'ofv'tlie beer ha-ylutn
.'ecovered:-
One susnect has been arrested, but^
it may not be him.
Some people-have evidently come
to the conclusion that not all the best   Hindus of the dis'rict or the Hindu
MUCH COMPLAINT REGARDING
OCCUPANTS OF HIND IT' TEMPLE
Numerous complaints have been
htaid icgaiding the men ennected
iviht the Hindu temple situated on
Iho Yale read. While no person
withes to interfere with the canying
cut ot the religicus services of the
')eer. is not to  be lound via jitney
route.
COBKESPOIi DEUCE
25.00       Special services will be held in the
^,0^   English church on Sunday August 1,
J. Higginson ..........
S.   Kravoski	
B.   B.   Smith   .........
P.   McCullock   	
J. K. McMenemy ....
J.  Barr  ................
W. Fraser, snr. ......
W.  Fraser sr	
G. F. Zeigler ...
E. A. Barrett ........
Wm.   Taylor  ..........
Rodger Bros. ..........
T. Firlotte ..............
A. Knox  .-
T.  F.  York,  Snr.  ..
B. T.  Malcolm  	
S. Vanderhoof	
W. B latch ford ........
Angus Campbell ....
Mrs. Marshall 	
Fadden & Sons	
O. Zeigler ,..���.
.!**��� JwPy .*���-������---���---"���-���"������
W. Eoberts.	
10.00
25.00
10.00
. 25.00
5.00
.25
5.00
50.00
25.00
5.00
10.00
v5.00
10.00
20.00
10.00
5.00
25.00
5.00
50.00
5.00
10.00
5.00
5.00
20.. 00
5.00
10.00
'   5;00
1.00
(.00
5.00
5.00
50.00
5lO0
10.00
10.00
5.00
5.00
15.00
5.00
35.00
5.00
30.00
2.00
5.00
2.50
in connection with the anniversary ot
the Declaration of War. Special music.
Rev.   Campbell  	
A. McCallum   	
C. Wallace	
D. Copping '.	
E. B. de la Giroday .
B. Nelson  , :
G.  Cobley  ..:	
F. W. Kickbush	
W. Porter	
Malcolm  McGillivray
W. Fraser, Jr	
G. Clark  	
W: H. Lines 	
A. H. Manley 	
P. C. Wiggins 	
D. McCrimmon 	
F. Munroe	
H. H. Logan	
T. Ushaw	
Sutherby  Bros  ......;..
E. Ruthig	
A.-.- McGarva	
W. Everett ..........:....
Hi E.	
J. J. Bannerman  .....
T. Waddell ;���........���....
G. T. Phalen	
T. DeLair	
R. Shortreed ..._	
S), J. Bates .'....:...........
Total  ���	
10.00
5.00
2.00
5.00
1.00
5.00
..     ,   5.00
5.00
30.00
1.00
10.00
5.00
2.00
1.00
5.00
1.00
,.       10.00
5.00
.  .      2.00
.       '5.00
. 5.00
. 2.50
: 5.00
.'���������    10.00
.       10.00
5.00
: 5.00
. 1.00
5.00
5.00
.$   774.25'
.   The following'letter  was received
too late for last issue:
Dear Sir: ^
I am writing to tell you that I have
priests, yet at the same time ticre i:
a limit to suine things and if all the
leports one ht-a '.' be true it i-j ab-jut
time that the auiimitiei of Matsqui
CONSERCJRATTOA" DAY AUG ,-j.il
A committee meetiny was h-1.' uu
Wednesday evening tvj'pei:.-'. d--
rangements for the 4th ot Aug o
Consecration day throughout tin; British Empire in commemyj ali..u o* tlia
declaration of v/a1.'. Besides the local enthusiasts Reevn Cruickshank uf
Matsqui and Reeve Munroe of ouinas
were present.
Since that date large posters have
been put up announcing the ��a.!. .hut
Matsqui and-Samas have dstlaie'd tlie
municiiality inlerelercd, and if the, afternoon of the 4th a publ.c h J��.l:��y
Matsqui council cannot put a stop to j and \t is Hkely the local merchants
what the public term as a "nuisanoe" win also give their employees a ���.,��..,
the matter  should  be placed bef'c-:-*? J holiday. -' ;
the attorney-general. Custom in In- j a mass meeting will be held in the
mailed my resignation to'Mr. W. Tay-'i?,1? *�� not the casUm of Canadaj.sd , 8Chool grounds'at 3 p. m.. and vthe
lor   "ecretarv of th* Mac-bin*    Gun ithls should.be broght forcibly to tiic, day happens to be wet, the Orange
Fund. At the same time I should li tc3
*o have'the opn ' tunity of thanking
the people of .Ahbotsford. Sumas and
Matsqui for the hbeial way in which
they subscribed towards such a.Avor
thy cause and. the general way in
which. they have supported me
throughout.
Yours truly,.'
A. HULTON-HARROP.
(Editor���Mr. Harrop was certainly
very energetic in the collecting of the
money for the machine gun, and it is
due to his energetic :work that much
of the money was collected at the beginning of the campaign..     All will,
be sorry that lie has ceased his labors;
in a good cause.)
attention of the Hindu priests. j.Hall, the Alexandria Hall    and  the
. _  j Masonic Hall will be engaged.      Mr.
OUR HAPPY BOYS AND GIRLS   j Rowe Holland of Vancouver,  R?-ev
  j Cruickshank, Reeve    Munroe    P.-ci.
Hill-Tout and others will addrei>i. the
meeting. Soloists will sing pat-i Ai,
songs and other music will be L:'c-
vided.
It is earnestly requested by the
members of the committee that tlagj
decorate every place of business and
the residences of the town.
The Red Cross will supply light rc-
FOREST FIRES
The Post believes it is" safe in saying that the boys and girls of Abb .its-
ford have great resaon for rejoicing
and should be extremely happy from
early morn till late at night; and ali
through a kind thought having permeated the mind of our newest elected trustee, Mr. J. E. Parton.
' To him the natural playground of   ^
all boys and girls is the school yard; freshments on the grounds   and    the
and on entering office he saw that the; prc-ceeds'will he devoted by the ladies
boys and girls were not provided with 'to the purchase of supplies,
a swing in the school yard.    He went j    The committee of lhe Machine Oun
to Trustee Tretheway and explaiasd wl!1 have coilecting booth    on    ths
R. A. Trethewey ................I 100.00
Clayburn  Works     175.00
Mr. MUlti.'. Clayburn .-.     100.00
Further subscriptions will be acknowledged in next week's issue.   .
(Any corrections to be made will
be cheerfully made.���Ed.)
Forest fires are unnecessary, are
nearly always the result of carelessness, and may wipe out in an hour,
what nature has taken hundreds of
years to create.
They destroy existing forests.
They destroy the possibility of
future forests.
They destroy a great market for
labor. ,
They destroy the beauty of the region.
They destroy, homes..      ���
They destroy prosperity.
They destroy lives.
Don't start a forest fire.
A patent has been granted for a
trunk for tourists inside which a person is supposed to place himself and
float in safety in event of shipwreck.
his ideas and that gentleman, always
willing to lend a helping hand in.any
cause which he deems worthy of his
support, offered to supply the lumber
Mr..Parton supplied three days'.work
and a collection was taken up to pay
tor the hardware and other small incidentals.
Two excellent swings and a merry
go-round have been erected much to
the amusement and enjoyment of the
boys and gi'.-ls of Abbotsford, who are
always on the-job. .-
It may be kept busy now but when
schel starts. Oh. ray!
Mr. A. C. Salt and family leave on
Monday next for White Rock on a
vacation.
.Rev. J. L. Campbell is visiting the
grounds.
The committee Wish  the PcGt-'to-
ask the people of Abbotsford to ?ive
the visitor'within the'gatdc a most
hearty welcome.   '
MAKES A REAL ESTATE  SA IM
Mr. James Higginson believer; ! bat
paint covers a multitude oi dnfkien-
ees in a man's estima��e of rc:��K t-v-
tale values. Last week he started to
paint his building on Gladys Avuiue
and he had no sooner got the build-
in?; looking spick and span than a;fellow came along and pu:rchasvd lbs
property. It is rumored that tha'.-nrr-
chaser is the Vancouver Maehir.it
Works.
The social which was to havo buen
5th Conference Coast Theclcgians; as.held on the,29th has been postponed
is Mr. Alder,
until the 5th of August.
(',-. flipabsOtSFoiid������6st, A6������6TS������6&:b, b. a.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertisiing  rates  made  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor  agin  J. A. BATES,  known  on  application  the  Government  . Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, JULY  30th,  1915,  We have sent some of our finest young men to the front to  ���������fight our battles for us and the British Empire. This has not  cost some of us even an effort, while it means much to. many. A  few days ago in conversation with a man who had allowed to  go his only son, he remarked, This is the time that I could make  good use of-, him, but I am not grumbling, he has gone to do a  very good: work. Yes, indeed a very good work; and further it is  certain that many of the able-bodied should have followed his  example and gone to the front to fight a nation's .battles. The  ��������� same father said, Stir them up in your paper,'don't let;.those  young fellows think that it is not their duty to go and fight, because it is. -. And that is where thousands more of them'should  be. ' ' ,     .'    ���������  "For a truth it is known that the Germans, our enemy, have  sixteen machine guns to the British four:    Realizing that there  must be a slackness somewhere the people of the; country have  taken upon themselves to raise money to provide guns for many  more of puri men who have gone to fight; for what chance have  four, guns against sixteen, no matter how brave, we expect the  British and Canadians to-be���������the'bravest men who ever fought  .   battles could hardly be expected to win out under such conditions  If the government will not or cannot provide the ..machine guns  the people have virtually said, we will provide them, and thus  show the government that we are so much in earnest about winning this war that-we are not afraid to dig down into our pockets  ���������although many of us are short of cash, and subscribe money to  buy Canada's brave boys machine guns to fight the enemy.     It  is much better that we should win, ten thousand times better,  than that enemy should be able to prolong the war, thus causing disaster to thousands financially and death to thousands of  strongest and bravest of the Empire.    It is pur candid belief that  the money spent in purchasing machine guns for our boys will  hasten the end of the war.    What do you think about it? Have  you ever given it a thought?  The British Press has lately devoted much space to a discussion of the position in the community of the naturalized subjects  of alien birth. -. The subject is.more intricate than is generally  supposed, for the highest legal authorities maintain that a naturalized subject does ;not enjoy all the rights and privileges of  the British-born. :That.'is a matter which is not so.germane to  present conditions in Canada as in England, where the number  of Germans who have been! naturalized is very large, and their  presence in the community a conspicuous danger. The exact  status of the naturalized citizen is to be investigated by the  courts in the action brought against Sir Edgar Speyer. Meanwhile one of the most forceful of London jounialists.John Briton, has published a comprehensive.article, on the subject. In  establishing a distinction between the British-born, and the naturalized citizen he goes for precedent tp that noble passage in  which the Apostle Paul laid down' a principle which has never  been questioned.     The context reads as follows:���������-  And as they bound him with" thongs, Paul "said unto the  Centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man  that is a Roman, and uncondemnned?  ' When the Centurion heard that he went and told the Chief  Captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest for this man is a  Roman.  Then the Chief Captain came, and said unto him, Tell me,  art thou a Roman?    He said, Yea.  And the Chief Captain answered, With a great sum obtained  I this freedom. And Paul said, But I was free born.  Viewed in this light John Briton thinks that the status of  naturalized subjects is one that requires strict investigation This  is the view many people take,and is the view which was pressed  upon the notice of the Government by a meeting of citizens which  resulted in the visit of Col MacPherson, says the Victoria Week.  As there has been some misunderstanding as to the character of  the resolutions passed at that meeting it may be well to repeat  there were two, the first asking for the internment of all alien  enemies, the secPnd for an. investigation into any complaints  which might be made against naturalized subjects of alien birth.  The old Order-in-Couiicil, under which alien enemies could be  interned only for "Cause" has been supplemented by a new order, under which the interning authorities can intern every alien  enemy without question or complaint. If, there is at large a  single alien enemy it is either the fault of the interning officer or  of the Federal Government. If the accommodation is adequate,  the former is to blame, if inadequate, -the later. No investigation" has been held on the complaints against naturalized subjects of alien birth. This is regrettable because there are some  in this community who are known to be "enemies" arid there  are others so loyal and so far above suspicion that it is unfair  for them to remain under the shadow of a reproach because of  the shortcomings of disloyalists. Meanwhile the different light  in which the subject is viewed in England and in Canada is well  illustrated by the concluding portion of John Briton's article,  which is so impressive that it is quoted "in extenso."  The British people are now aroused by the greatest war  in history and the greatest danger in their experience. They  begin to remember many things which they had forgotten,  and one. of these things is that they belong to a nation in  whose victory or defeat they are vitally concerned. In these  days we are not merely "individuals" or "consumers or producers"; we are not interested merely in cheapness. We are  interested in the whole community because we stand or fall  togeth. All perish if the nation perish; and if the'nation  lives, what matter who perishes? The nation, therefore, becomes to us of sudden and vast importance. We awake to  the fact that we are British subjects, and that a nation of  foreigners, whom we had; been willing to admit as British  subjects, are now thirsting for our blood and plotting and  working for our destruction. And there lies the value of being a nation. Because we are a nation our young men fight  and die for us, and our taxpayers are. willing to pay their last  shilling in the national cause.    If we had been only a fortuitous concourse of atoms, if our ruling interest had really  been cheapness or class grievances or such like, we should  not now be able to defend ourselves at all.    It is blood that  counts when it comes to war.    Those British will, fight best  and help best who are born and. bred British.  'And what  prompts them to fight and work in our cause is not political  argument, about a treaty or a "scrap of paper", but their,  sound British instincts.    Their bodies are compact of an infinite number of memories and affections.which  entwine  them with their country.    There is such a thing as the soul  of a race or nation.    It is composed of, all the wars that  nation has fought; of all the sacrifices made by individuals  through its history in its cause;' of all the stored, heroisms  . and sufferings' arid loves and hates of that nation through  ., hundreds of years of history.      Of this soul the foreigner  must be ignorant, and therefore it is not good for a nation  to sell its birthright to. aliens for a mess of pottage.      , ,  E. O. Brundage  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  *  For the best job printing patronize the AbbotsforlPost. It is the only paper published for Abbotsford.  Diseases  There could hardly.be a more time  ly. or more practicable-valuable pub-'  lication at this moment than Circul-;  ar No.  9  of the Division of Botany  at the  Experimental  Farm,  Ottawa,  dealing-with "The Control of Potato;  Diseases" by H. T. Gussowi the Do-j  minion Botanist.     With the contents j  of this circular every grower of the'  "solanum   tuberosum"   would   profit,  by acquainting himself. It tells of the :  different diseases to which the potato'  Is  subject  and  of  the  preventatives I  and remedies that can be successfully  applied.    Especially  does  it  deal  with seed potatoes, a series of precautions being given that should always   be  taken   before  sowing.    Instruction is also furnished on methods that should be adopted to redeem  inflicted land, on the early recognition of disease, on spraying for    the  suppression  of  Colorado  beetle and  Late  Blight,  and  on the storing  of  seed potatoes.,How to use bi-chlorlde  of mercury and in what quantity is  explained. Stable manure should  not be used for potatoes Is the sound  advice given, as it may engender a  scabby crop, which can be averted by  the use of fertilizers. When there  is a lack of humus in the soil,' an application of crumbed peat will be  found beneficial. This will also retain moisture in" light soils. Information is given, on the preparation and  use of Bordeaux mixture.' The circular, which can be had by application to the Publications Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa,  should have a wide circulation.  atsqui-suma:  0 OF TRADE  :v  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  withunexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  uvt'he district, and industries already established.        j,j  YOU ARE DELIGHTED  when you can get plenty of hot  water, but when the plumbing is  out of. order, that's a different  story. It is a good plan to have ���������  your plumbing looked over every now and then, to see that  it is in proper condition. When  you need a plumber' again, remember that we do good plumbing, and our charges are all  right.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing: Shop  Old Creamery Bldg-      *       Abbotsford  /*=  ^  A  VERY  BASHFUL  YOUTH  A farm lass was" called as a witness in a case, where there was a  dispute ast o the ownership of a cow  The girl happened to mention that  her sweetheart knew something about  the matter.  "Oh," said the judge, "then we  had better call him into court."  The girl blushed furiously. "It  won't be any good, sir,-' she protested  "I'm fair put to it to get him to court  me when we're alone, an' I'm sure he  won't do it afore all you gentlemen."  Now that Germany's 17 th Army  Corps has issued a proclamation that  the undecorated are as good as the  decorated soldiers, may we take it  that iron crosses are being distributed alphabetically?���������Globe.   Nothing  will  add more  to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home. -~  Just as we were wjont to declare  that "the woolen walls of old England never shall be French polished"  Chinamen are now asserting that  their country never shall be japanned.���������-Globe. ; ?  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  The "Dally Express" publishes a  photograph of a British soldier"showing how his hair was parted by a  German bullet. The.shot, it is thot  must have been fired by a German  barber.���������Punch.  The price of hay Is reported to be  $12 per ton.  iSraiaQBEBQEinBiaBQE  ���������HrsaMawi  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  im Da mm ej qbedb bmmm mm bhe  See me now about that Insurance  0  9  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  va������  *&"���������'  mmmmmxmmmmmmmimmmBMm Iff '<  itt^  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTgFO&D, B. C.  To assure patrons of printing a thoroughly appropriate and artistic product  . requires both a theoretical and a practical knowledge���������In other words a mental  conception as well as a practical one.  Both are at your service.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  OUR PKIN-.TING   . ���������-  Is always good, because it possesses the  qualities that go to make up;gopd Print-'  ing: correct topography,-good press work  harmony of color and appropriate stock  selection���������these are all the earmarks of  Bates' Printing���������the-* worth-while kind..  BATES, The Printer- JOB DEPARTMETN  The Home of Good Printing at'Suitable Prices  .PRINTING SERVICE  The, shop is equipped with every modern  device necessary for the execution. of  high-grade Printing, and our working  facilities are so . ample that prompt  service.is both a pleasure and a possi-  . bility..  BATES, The Printer- JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING' SATISFACTION  Years pf practical knowledge and an" extensive and modern plant equipment assure patrons a service that- cannot be  surpassed. A telephone call will place  the order." Our Number is 520.  If busy order by 'phone.  BATES, The Printer-:���������-JOB^ DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING OE GREAT VARIETY '".'- '-   ���������'  We are ^equipped to. handle every kind  and quality of Priiiting^Busiriess, Fruit  Growers/. Fruit Lists, Publications���������in  from one to four, colors. Satisfaction  guaranteed or no charge is made for the  work,', which can be returned.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  COMMERCIAL PRINTING  i  Such as Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads, Cards Circulars Statements and  ���������in fact anything in the way of Print-  . ing���������will receive intelligent attention  . and a th orough highgrade production  if left in our care.   .  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The.Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  POSTER-PRINTING  We print large and small Posters of all  kinds���������any color of paper or ink. Our  prices for this kind of work is cheaper  than in the cities, and the quality of paper and ink is just as good. No rent to  pay is part of the secret.  BATES, Th������ Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  l r ���������  PUBLICATION PRINTING  We have unrivaled facilities for execu-  ing all kinds of Printing, as is attested  by the large amount of Printing we have  handled in the last seven years. Quality  of work unsurpassed, and delivery in  time assured.  BATES, The Printer���������.-JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  ������j*  ���������r  msamamMmmm������ea&  IS 9  icity ���������-. rroves  Hub Square  Mission City  PRINTER AND PUBLISHER  aft  ,-<>������������������ f~  r*'v -  THE. ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  (>"���������*&$    "'ft    ffi,r^   tl #>, -     .'������^  HUNTINGDON  NOTKS  Tlie property of Mr. George Gordon  in Huntingdon townsILe is now in  the hands of a receiver and will probably bo placed on tho market again  in the.'near'1'uture1.  It. will be-remembered that Mr. G.  A. Gordon purchased considerable  property hereabout and started to  boom Huntingdon Townsito in 11)12.  Everything went inorry as a niarriago-  bell at first, eyon to having a weekly  paper; but in March 1!) 1 '1 Mr. Gordon  left for.his old home in Scotland and  has never come back.  So far as Mr: Gordon's whereabouts Is no person appears'to know.  Mr. Arthur I-I. Edwards of Messrs  Edwards and Morgan ol" Vancouver  is the receiver:  Mr. G. Cobley is building-up a fine  business in the store formerly occupied by the Huntingdon Mercantile  Company.  Mr. Miller formerly ot* this town is  reported as having a good job at Ana-  cortes. '��������� "  Mr. Malcolm reports business dur-.  ing the past month as good considering that the fairmprs are all busy  with the best hay and grain crop that  they have; had for years.  Mr. E._ M. Curtis,', who is', going into raspberry culture has now'about  ten acres out of the twenty that he  intends to plant, now under cultivation.-  On Mrs. Campbell's return from  the cast she was given a reception in  the church parlors'of St. Paul's.  Mr. Handerson of the C. P. It. is  on an extended holiday of about two  months, and the temporary agent is  Mr. A. C. Whitley, formerly well  known in this district.  A   .STUDY  OK SOIL CULTIVATION  For sale, cheap.' An Oliver Typewriter. Apply to Mr. C. St. G Yard-  wood  Saturday evening' our main street  presents a very busy appearance and  both-sides of the street from the electric line to the boundary are lined  up with rigs and automobiles.  Many of the owners are purchasers  in oui;' town but more of them are  visitors to Sumas.  An  exceptionally  valuable   Bulletin to those interested in soil culture  is  No.  S3,   "Field' Husbandry.  Summary of Results" issued by the 'Division of Field Husbandry of the Experimental  Farms,  and.that  can.be  had by application to the .Publication  Branch,   Department  of   Agriculture  Ottawa.    Reports are given of work  carried on at the central and branch  farms and  stations.    The  results of  experiments in rotation of crops furnish   information     of  great     value.  These ���������experiments cover a period of  eleven years and the results with advice founded thereupon are set forth  in   the  Bulletin  according' to  years.  Following are a  few of the 'benefits  given  as  derived   from  adopting    a  judicious system of rotation:  1. Tlie appearance of the farm is  improved. '    ''  2. Every field receiving at regular  intervals  its   fair; share   of   manure  and   cultural   treatment,   the   entire  farm is in a condition to ensure    a  maximum yield.  3. Cost is lowered by the saving  of time due to all the work of a.kind  Icing confined to one field.  4.     Fewer fences are required.  6. Machinery can be more economically utilized-  G. More live stoclccan be kept,  thus, increasing the quantity of ' a  vailable, manure.    ��������� ,  7. Profits and yields,are increased.  8. The farmer Is . not dependent  upon  a  single crop..  9. Permits qt' .a more even distribution of the season's labour.  Following details of tlie rotations  that are outlined as a summary of  the characteristics common to all:  1. Grain fields are always seeded  clown with clover, even though it.be  used only as a fertilizer.     ;  2. Grass and clover seedings are  heavy. Increased crops of| hay and  rare failures of a cater have justified  them. ,. ;  \i. Hoed crops form ,a large proportion of every rotation. ' An attempt to farm a small area without  a hoed, crop was not successful.  "Woods could not readily be kept in  chock.  4. No field is left in hay for  more, than two successive years. The  records show that tlie second crop  almost always costs more per ton.  than tre first, an,d that succeeding  crops are liable to be grown at a  -loss.  0. Barnyard manure is preferably applied frequently in comparatively small quantities, rather than  at long intervals in large quantities.  ��������� Expenditure required and derivable profits are fully explained along  with the values of commercial for--  tinkers and the relative virtues  A  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Jteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  Oi  ) deep and shallow ploughing. Due ro-  j gard   to   weather  conditions  and   to  the  different varieties of soil  make  the Bulletin of national importance  and-.one  worthy of close study and  J.\yide -inquiry.  ?88B0  . Messrs'vHarry Watson, Dud Bryant  and Jack:>Swan' passed through Abbotsford-on: Thursday on their-way..to  coast'cities"fr.oni Mission- per auto.  APPLES AND PLUMS ON THE ...  NEW WESTMINSTER MARKET  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Strictly first-class in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  . RATES, &1.5Q TO '$2.00/.PER  DAY  A. J, HENDERSON.& SONS  ^PROPRIETORS  ���������:.t ���������.rum.-:- ������������������ irna  Bfflfflp������3nw������������mau,iiis������!!^  is no. i oare ra  Also 2 Store Awnings, 11 ft. and 5ft.  6 in, for sale at a snap.  X E. PARTON  Painter and Decorator  wiamaMMff  aa!Liavm<.aia^BSffl3SM^ ifflmBBSTHm  an  !**J\  Ice Cream,  Soda Drinks,   Sundaes  Everything in the Ice Cream line  Have you visited my new Ice Cream Parlor.     Fitted in first   class  style.    A cool retreat.  We carry a full line of Groceries. : Get our prices  Fresh Frnits in Season  ALBERT LEE, GROCER AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C.  Despite the faot that so'.many.-'-of  the farmers and producers who make  it their "business,.to attend Ithe New  Westminster market regularly, are  now busy haying and harvesting,  there was a very .large attendance at  the market on, Friday morning last.  There were splendid displays in all  staple lines and a number of new  features introduced for the inspection of the local housewives and the  buyers.  Probably the {big feature of the  market* was the fine shipments of  early apples and plums. There were  at least 100 boxes of Yellow Transparent" and Duchess apples on the  market and the ..entire lot was cleared  away before 11; o'clock.- One Vancouver Chinaman purchased 50 boxes of Chilliwack' apples for which he  paid $30. Per box the fruit brought  all the way from 60 to 7 5 cents.  Greengage plums in fair condition,  grown by George Miller . of Ruskin  brought 40(5 per crate. Some Royal  George and Peach varieties, were  found rather badly diseased'and they  sold for 25<* a crate, not sufficient to  pay the freight charges and cost of  packing. . j    -.  Apples appeared in a new guise in  the stalls, being packed in.the eastern basket with cloth gauze covering  which shows plainly the quality of  the fruit. This method of packing  has long been in vogue in: the East  and is being introduced in the West  this year for the first time. The  baskets found a ready sale at 35(i  and G5(> apiece, according to the size  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  Anil Horseshoer  Carriage "and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  In other fruits the market was not  so good. Raspberries and other  small' fruits are practically over fort  shis season. There were small showings of red and black currants and a  few blackberries sold at last week's  quotations  Wholesale meats were much scarcer than usual and what did appear  was soon snapped up by the wholesalers and hurried to the refrigerator. Meat carcasses left standing on  the market soon assumed a black ap-  pearance which militated against its  sealing properties.  Chickens showed as strongly as  ever. There were more crates, than  usual, if anything, and the chicken  mart was the busiest section of the  square all  morning.  Although prices are not nearly so  poud as earlier in the year the' supply of fowl which every week conies  to the city is still undiminished in  column apparently, and the local  chicken experts have long since quit  trying to figure where the birds  come from.  ��������� Eggs retailed at 30 cents and  wholesaled around at 26������jf There was  a fair demand for crated eggs although the retail purchasers fell off  slightly. '" Butter prices showed no  change and three pounds for $1 was  the prevailing figure. .  ��������� The following were the prices.  ,   ���������   Poultry,  Ducks-old  ,live; weight   13tf  to   1\$  Ducks, young, live weight 15tf to 17������  Chickens,....'.  10^'to 13^  Broilers ..... :.' l'5fj to 18������  Fruit  Raspberries,  per   box ....'J. lOtf  Raspberries 2-5. .crate $L.25 to $1.50  Raspberries 4-5 crate $1.75 to $2.00  Blackberries  2-5   crate    $1.50  Blackberries  4-5   crate   $2.00  Cherries, per lb        5������ to 8������  Gooseberries,' per basket  10^  Gooseberries, per "lb  ��������� 8������  Gooseberries 2-5 crate $1.25 to $1.50  Gooseberries 4-5   crate    $1.75  White Currants, per quart  15 $  Logahberriespper. crate $1.65  Red Currants, per quart  15^  Vegetables  New Potatoes,' 18 lbs for ' 25������  New Potatoes; per sack  :....;$1.00  Green Peas, .8  lbs .for  1.25<?  Celery, per-bunch ..:.,. ..'. 5������  Lettuce, "2-bunches for  5������  Onions, 3 ^bunches for  -. 5<J  Radishes,- 3 buches for  -���������������$  Cabbage, head  _��������� :.'...5������  Spinach, per h  4������  New -B*eets, 3 bunches  -. 5������  Cucumbers 5(J  Turnips, white, 2 bunches 5������  Carrots, red, 2 bunches  :. 5������  Eggs nad Butter   '  Eggs,  retail ..: ''../.'.���������!.:3f0������?  Eggs, wholesale  25V-,"tc..Z7������j  Butter, per lb  :-./.:35^  Butter, wholesale, per lb  ::.27������"  ��������� - Wholesale Meat  Steer Beef, in carcass   11 }������(*.  Beef hindquarters  13<������ to 13%������*  Beef, forequarters  9%������  Pork,  per   lb'  11 ^  Veal, No. -1, per lb  13������ to 14y2������  Veal, large, per lb  10<J to'12^  Mutton ; 12<*   to   14������  Spring Lamb  16tf to 17������j  Young Pigs, each  $3 to $5  Fish  Sockeye salmon, per lb  12 %������  Spring  Salmon,   3   lbs   :25������  Herring,   3   lbs   :..250  Steelhead,   per : 15������  Smelts,  per  lb 10^  Whiting, per lb  ���������.;..10������  Halibut, per lb   15tf  Codfish,  per lb   12%tf  "WEEKLY  FHUIT  REPORT  Of the -Vernon Fruit, Co., Ltd.,  operating at Calgary* , Edmonton* Medicine Hat,   Re-  ."' glna and Saskatoon;      0  The markets have been in. good  shape the past weelc. Not sufficient  to supply the demand but the quality  has, been a disappointing feature.  Blackberries being soft and showing  mold as well as the raspberries. It is  harder to work off'moldy blackborrles  than rasps. The demand "for- blackberries is never heavy and will be less  than usual this season. Apricots are  very plentiful also peaches and plums  andlhese fruits effect the sale of berries. We urge growers to- scatter out  their shipments as it Is vary easy to  overlook the market on'blackberries.  Send to Edmonton, Regina and Sas-  katoon, ,  S. J. PEE, Manager  Vernon Fruit Company, Ltd.  Haying is In full swing now on the  Matsqui prairie and at Dewdney.  "ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Rats  Mice, etc. Donl Die in the 'House.  15c and 25c, at'Drug and Country"  Stores.  RIDERS WANTED as agents for  high grade bicycles. Write for" low  pcisos to THOS PLIMEY'S CYCLE  WORKS.  VICTORIA.   B.  C.  {Drs. Gf (bert-Hanna-Anderson ���������[  lllBiiilliil  WiliittNliii  These, are features in our  Vancouver offices. It will pay  you to have your dental work:  done in Vancbuvery-'All work-  guaranteed'for ten year.' ,"."  EXAMINATIONS. FREE  "V.  lililillfli  Painless DeMtal Parlors  .207 HASTINGS ST. W. COR. CAMBIE  Robsin Bros.  Poultry Tonic-  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Abbotsford Feed Store  CHARLEY'S POOL ROOM  AND BARBER SHOP  Huntingdon  Go  With  The  Bunch  Don't believe me but come any night  and see where  the bunch is  2 New Tables Just Added'  Sturgeon,   per   lb 15������  Crabs, 2 for 25^ I Laundry Agency in Connection  exancma  Farmers\ and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  "      * ...V-*'--.-' .   *"���������'  Thoroughly Modern  m. murphy; proprietor  huntingdon b c.  ���������&$  MS  I

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