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 !v  V/CTOR^  A .'  . .'/'  /.,*/  v24  '��������� ���������'. i < -,'  ,*  ,/i   t������  s* "V /v-# //    /   ['./i'V;?/;A ///  Vol. I., No. 13.  ABBOTSFORD, B.' C., FRIDAY/JULY 29,1910.  ���������$1.00 PER YEAR  r  otsfor<  CORRESPONDENCE  w,���������. ��������� ''���������. ���������-  LINDSAY RUSSELL,    auctioneer  SALE  FOR  AUG.  Tuesday, the 9 th  Commencing at 1 o'clock.  Horses, Cattle,   Sheep,   Hogs arid Chickens are offered er.ch c'ay  Clearing Sales are conducted throughout the District,  list of farm properties and town lots for private sale.  A number of first class horses, milking   cows, hogs  listed with me for private sale or trading purposes.  I   have   a Jarge  and sheep are  ST���������Look, Ladies,  At the New Auction Rooms on the  9th inst at 3 p. m.  -Furniture will be offered, ��������� Chairs, Bedsteads,  Tables, Dressing Tables, Dressers, etc.  Arrangements can be made.for all classes  .of Survey  and,- Engineer work 'through.  this office. "��������� Ask those Ve'have~~wbrkedv:^^  work-is , correct "> and ,'w.ell dorie. " /Our. fees .are   more .reasonable  ���������because we;know bur'business^and work'quickly;-     . \- .,  '  LINDSAY RUS:  ���������:-V  auctioneer;  AND,  LIVE STOCK,  REAL  ESTATE .  INSURANCE  AGENT  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  :ebbh  Best by Test  Lhave been appointed sole agent for' Abbotsford for the Egg-O/Baking Powder. '���������'[  -To, introduce, this new Baking Powder,,-every  customer coming into our store on Saturday, Monday/Tuesday and Wednesday will receive a 16 oz%  e Tin Free  First come, first served.  THE   PIONEER  STORE  L. MCPHEE  We 'do   not   hold   oursjclves   re  sponsible for i'}i|a opinions of cor  respondents   iib    expressed    over  their signatures.  Mr. Editor, <    i  Dear Sir, - ���������  I congratulate "J. L.'C." on the  more amenable spirit in which he  continues his correspondence, but  I   can scarcely bring myself to admire his ideas of consistency.   In  his   first   letter   he   quoted   R*iuo  fight for my confusion, as! an answer to my plea for clean sport.   In  his second Letter he hurled Reno at  my head as an instance'of "a clean  bi'.'l of fare���������a fair'fight" and in tho  same breath denounced it as a "reproach and a disgrace and an a-  bomination."   How' can' he logically reconcile such strangely divergent and contradictory views? He'  evidently wishes Reno' to serve- a3  all things to],all men.    It is a pity,  too, that he has entirely mistaken  cause and effect in his remarks u-  bout the fight pictures being forbidden in many of the States. Sur-  e'.y'he must know'that it :is. on-rac-.  ial -'and not immoral gr,Q.aiid3'that  the  pictures��������� are' forbidden.     His>.  confusion with cause* and', effect: re-''  mind-m'e������ of the man- who, ��������� ^bei.ng  found guilty iof-.;the'murder1;!of, his',,  father -raridA'mothef,V'.p^adejcl for'..  ��������� mercy on/lhe, ..ground -thatjhe^wfcs'^'  'an,', orphan !'"-^'ReligioussV.procesr.'  Mons in many parta'o'f^the British''  Empire are forbidden/not'because  .hey are immoral, but-because they-  ��������� ;tir up sectarian strife.' The John  ston-Jeffries fight pictures are for  jidderi, not .because they are immoral- but because they rriight ac-  jentuate - social bitterness. Probably '"J. L. C." . h.a3-'mistaken  :he cause because the calm, clear  voi^e of common-sense statesman-  hip'which dictated';'the action'has  now been.-drowned in the/howls of  the "unco'' guid arid the, rigid y  righteous." ,' But - itV profitoth rio-  ���������lihing'to carry "on'an' inter'minal dis  cussion'    about    the    right     and'  wrong's of boxing.     "J.   L.- C'is  opposed  to  it,  tooth  and  nail;  I  am equally as- strenuously in favor"  of   it.1 It  is   m'ere.'y  a   matter  of  honest   diversity   of   opinion. ...10  however wisln) tf osay 'that :had the  recant fight at Reno been fought  by white men, we would have heard  .'ittie or .nothing' of"- the1, present''  frenzied outcry of puritanical zealots.   These people have little know  ledge   of athletic   recreations  and  are   little  Ln  sympathy  with  the,  large rriass of their felllow creatures ���������  whom they are, anxious to convert  to the same sour, narrow, cheerless  view, of iife that contents themselves.   If J. L. C. is anxious to know  [what "a clean biLr'of fare." is, he  should endeavor to get to understand the constitution and tempera  hic-nt of tho average athlete or  sportsman. Or he may make a  study of the Queensbury rules; I  have ,no doubt the organizers of  the. recent Abbotsford fight will  only be too happy to oblige him  with  a   copy!.  I am,' not a particularly great  admirer of professional pugilism  J. believing that the infLuence upon  the amateur .of the man. who is  "out for the pieces" can be nothing but pernicious. But it will be  an iU day for Great Britain when  Grundyism becomes rampant and  the fighting instinct, has been lcg-  MOST HAPPILY WEDDED  On Saturday1 Jul,y 23 thef Upland  Fruit Ranch, Abbotsford, B. C.,own  fd by Mr. D. H. Nelson Avas the  scene of a pretty wedding when  the Rev. J. L Campbell, B. D.,_as-  sisted by Rev. VV. M. Reid, of Haney, B. C. united in marria/ge Mr.  Walter Thomas Gamier of Vancouver and Miss Jeannie Barr  Shearer of Straiton. The bride was  attended by her sister Miss Tibby  Shearer and Mr. Hamilton Straiton  supported the groom.  Mr. and Mrs .Gamier after spend  ing a few days at Straiton with  the bride's parents  will reside in    meeting,  setting  forth  the hard-  MATSQUI  SCHOOL  BOARD  A regular meeting of the,Matsqui school board was heM in the  municipal hall on Saturday afternoon, July 9, 1910. Trustees Cruick-  shanks, chairmafn.; Connoy, McPhee, Merryfield and Ross being in  attendance. A number of commun  ications were read and on motion  ordered to be .filed.  The vacancies of the teaching  staff was taken up by the, board  aud the necessary appointments  made from the , applications received. ' ���������  ��������� Mr. James Gibson addressed the  Vancouver, B. C.  INSPECTED THE NEW ROAD  Road supejrinjtendent       Cruick-  shanks walked over the new Clayburn road from' Clayburn station  to Abbotsford ori( Thursday morning  last.   The  road, is  now  com-  pjjejfce', an,d he reports the road as  satisfactory.   Close  to Abbotsford  considerable   difficulty  was  cxper  ienced from th,e> fact that the road  bedbed sank and had to be filled  in with brush and other material to  make it solid.   The difficulty-it, is^  jexpec te'.d. .hais ,:n03Vi,be.e.n. ov'er.come...  ���������'"This road shortens-'the. distance '  between .Abbotsford .arid- Cay burn;  about J a mile and a half.-'     ���������'.���������.' ..'���������".-  HERE'  -^BUILDING  A   JAIL  '���������'. The "provincial ,g'overriment!:are ���������  .building'a provincial jail/here for"1  Constable  Black  to - entertain his-  guests, while staying in the-town."  The building is a two storey, building. The lower part will be used  for a court room and will also'have  two beautiful rooms for'.the guests  The upper storey will be for office  accommodation.'  -��������� Constable' Black expects ' to be  ','at home" to his guests within a'  week or ten, days.  NO FIRE PERMITS-ISSUED NOW  Instructions have been,sent out  to officials of the government not  to issue amy! more fire, permits for  the present, arid also to"t-ake ev-  ery   precaution  to   prevent  fires.  islated put of existence. ', It is the  stormy  man armed  that, kespelh  his house in order, and alii'.recreations which conduce-to physical fit  nessv are  to  be commended., For"  it is the eternal' principle by.'which  the     universe     is governed���������that  there'shall always be through   all-,  generations  a struggle  for   exist-,  encs among men and for predominance amongst'.nations, -and that ���������  the fittest shall survive.  If "J. L. C." fancies himself aggrieved by the personal element  that has been introduced into the  controversy, he has only himself  to biame. It was his altogether  uncalled for and somewhat supercilious Letter which compelled me  to express myself vigorously.  Hoping there will be no occasion  to enter into a scientific treatise  on 'he e'ementary prir.c'p'es and re  quirements of boxing. I remain,  Mr. Editor,  Yours faithfully,  H.   H. S.  (Unless good cause can be shown  by J'. L. C, why the above should  be replied to, this will clo^e ihe cm  troversy in which many have been  interested.���������Editor)  ship caused by his five children by  the closing of-the Jubilee school  last term, 'and' which practically  prevents them from having access  to a school.  The board assured Mr. Gibson  ths?t while, they regretted that his  weire, the ond|y pupils to attend  this schooil something would be  done to re-open this one owing to'  the large amount of taxes paid by  the  adjoining properties.  Mr.. Angus ' McLean,- contractor  of the mew Aberdeen school, requested am extension \of-' three  weeks ��������� on -,hia contract" and which  was "agreed to" by the. board. ,-  '-* >T hec-;'ae^r'etla.r^^ &Har tb^-  made' a trip %o' Victoria,' on June''  20������re school, matters and'"was'quite'-  confident  that through"ah ���������,inter-  ;vie,w with the Hon; Minister'.of.;  ; - Education, Dr.- Young, the.needs :  of the!board--would be-;graaited.Vf-'.[y ,  '-;/Ihe secretary was ihstructed fpiv:  motion, of thef board-to.^/.arrange  with Mr. Johni Israel for; a .��������� conveyance of the disputed-school site  at  Mt. Lehman  and  which''is  at  present registered'!in 'Mr; Israel'i*  name. ' .,    ��������� ^ -,    '   .  Accounts.were passed.as.follows ,  Abbotsford School���������N. .Authier,  supplies, $1.50; grass. seted, for 'the  school lot $9,36, total $10.86; H. Alanson, supplies, 80c';- Abbojtsford  Lumber company balance.' ooi' lumber for. school/ fence, $30.89;      .: -  G^anmoret school���������Archie,' Ever-  a'd, hauling lumber for "school fence  $4; Maple Grove Lumber Co., lum  ber, for school fence, $36.20.- ',__  Matsqui school���������Louis -Henrick-  sOn, unpaid account;'for,work in  1908 on fence, $5; Geo. Cruickshank  clearing schooil, rooms;V'$2 ; C. R.  Crist and- sons,;school- supplies 1.10  Ir was decided to hold' the. next  regular, meeting of the. board in  the municipal hajll ,on- Saturday  Ai^gust. 6 a{t''2 ,,p,m,.' ' .   --   '.  The meeting then adjourned.  Fly time is here. ' Triglefoot, Fly  Coi^s etc foif sale at the   .-.  ABBOTSFORD; DRUG. STORE  -r<; f  .'"v l*  ^  _'    -*1  .v.,.s  ." \  . i  ' -a  j  i  - ' *st  ' . ��������� K  .���������"'  -  ,/   ^  '���������I  '  t*  .',  '.'v      .'  J-  '  v  .'  ... ���������'-" -- >!'  - ..  ������>-  ���������- 9  4  -v ur  ^ ,i  ,    -t  -  H  _ i/  1  Bank   devpositts  now   in  Ireland  are on the, increase.  TUESDAY'S MARKET.  j o '  .Lindsay Russell, auctioneer of  Abbo.tsijord marki'et Reports oq  Tuesday last thfere were oniy, two  horses entered' for sale at his yard  both of which were sold at satisfactory prices. This being the  slack month, no yarding ,was expected on account of the busy season of hay making but the sale? of  firniture was highly satisfactory  Quite a quantity was 'disposed of  at low prices. Those- desiring furniture should attend these sales, as  material is being sold at a much  lower rate than retail prices.  WMM%m$mm$mmmmmmm������ss&������m 'WO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD. B. d.  CHURCH  SERVICES  )  A.    D.  .  Presbyterian    Church-:-   Rev.   J. L.  Campbell, B. A., B." D. .pastor.  ALbbtsforU, 1J a.m. and 7:30; p.m.- ���������  Upper, Sumas,.May .29., and ovei-y  alternate Sunday at 3 p.m. -  C. E., Wednesday at,8 p.m.  Suuday School al 3 p.,m. .  Methodist Church���������Rev. A. D. Storey,,  pastor.  Abbotsford, 7:30 p. m. ..  Sunduy School 10 a. in.-  Presbyterian , Church���������Rev.  Alder.  Mount Lehman, 11 a.m.  Pine Grove, 7;30 p.m.  Glenmore, 2 ;30  Si. Mathews Church- -  Rev, A. ,E. Daviaa,     Vicar.  Abbotsiordl���������  Services for July  July 10 at 2;S0;'July 17,at ll-:00  am.,,.July 24th at 2;30; July 31 at  11 a.m.   ,  Ci.uy.ou.rn���������at ,7 ;30 p,m.  AAAA* A A * A*A/VkAiAAiAi*!*/- A/. A A A A A A AAA A A A AAA AAA AAA AA* AA AAAA  HENDERSON & ��������� TAYLOR!'1  (Associate Members can; soc. civil Engineers.)  CIVIL   ENGINEERS  jmgBetgSBgMBHKWM^  |V: R. A. HENDERSON  j4'; B.   C.   LAND   SURVEYOR  | P. 0. Box 11        Office, next P.O. Abbotsford "]  ABBOTSFORD  POSTOFFICE  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  PubllHhed every Friday by tlie Post  Publl.shlng-Comp.iny.  A weekly Journal devoted to the Interest a of Abbotflford and suu ^udlriff dia-  trict.  Advertising Rates made know, 'n application.  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents pet-  line for first insertion, and 8 contrt a line  for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our> Shlblooletli���������Neither for nor agin'  the   Government.  Office hours from 8 a. m. to 7 p. m.  ���������No 314 Mail train.from Vancouver  and east due S :07.  ho 307 Mial train'from States,due  G;53. ���������  -   Train-Npi-314-south-bound due,at  8;07,; No, 308>due-at 17 :27-.  Train No. 307 north bound due. at  a,-53; No 313 due at 18:22.  Great. Northern���������going .north  at  6 ;2U;, going south at.7;15.,.  Mail, lorLpper Siimas every Monday.,  Wednesday, and Saturday, 1 p. m..  JMail.ic-r Peardonville every Tuesday  and Saturday, 1 p. m..  Mail  for  Aldergrove,  Shortreed,.  and- .Otter, .every. ..Tuesday, .Thursday and. Saturday at 1 p.m.-.  FRIDAY/JULY 29, 1910  the Laurier, manner on the platform are such that when he faces  a western aucionce one ��������� rer.u t 'is  ineWtfihle. Thq fien-itions meet  which make a great occasion, Animosities of racci or rr^ddi" and the  antagonisms of party politics will  ltiOi't and fuse into a common emo-  tnn.���������Exchange.   o   CENSUS NEXT JUNK  BUSINESS   DIRECTORY  ABBOTSFORD.  OF  General -Stores���������-  Authier Bros-.--..  'D.'.W-.vTurnbull.-.:-      *' '  M..L.-McEhee.i-.-  Abbotsford ;Hotel,< H. Freeman, prop.  Commercial,-. J. A. -,Blair, Manager..,  Real.. Estate���������  ���������J..W. McCallum..:  C. Ai. Sumner.;  Western-Realty, J. J. McPhee, & ,W.  Nelson.:.... ���������,'  L/indflaj;1'RusB,eJl,������C...E.,  Auctioneers��������� .  Lindsay. Russell, C. E...  J.  W. "McCallum... .        '  Banks���������  Royal Bank., of Canada, .W. H. Kerr,  Manager.'  Creamery���������  H. A. Howe, Proprietor. ���������  Hardware and Furniture���������  H.  Alansop.l  Butchers���������  J. Monkman.-  Ruthlg -and King. -  Livery Stable���������-  Lyle & Anderson -  Baker and-Confectioner���������  L.' Legace: - ���������  -  RESTAURANT-^  Conrad Andersen.  Painters���������   ������������������  ���������  J: WP-Qolden^-  Shoemakers���������  M.-Hauser, .  Board of; Trade���������  J. W. -Mc.CallumvfSecretary; -t<  Blacksmith-?- .  Stanley Ausneau,  Barber -and- Pool Room��������� -  Jos. Sanderson. .  Q-. Isenor; :   -   - - -  Tobacco and Novelties���������?  J. V. Means. ..  Doctor���������  T. A..Swift.-- ���������  SADDLERY  and. HARDWARE-.-  B. J. Gernaey, _.  CARPENTER   and  CONTRACTOR  R.J. Shannon,-  MERCHANT  TAILOR;  T. C. Coogan.  SCRVEYORS.   ,  Henderson, and,,Taylor.  The next census of Agriculture  wi'.l be taken tinder date of June  1, 1011.  The area, product and va'.uc of  ficd crops harvested in 1910, will  be enumerated for fall wheat,  epring,wheat, barley, oats, rye,  corn for husking, buckwhsa-':, bea'.is  peas, flax, mixed grain, hay and clo  ver. alfalfa or lucerns, corn for for  age crops, turnips mango'.ds, .su-  igar beets, other field roots, tobacco and hops', and grass seed,  red clover seed and aLsike seed will  be enumerate dfor produce and  va������ue.  Grain and other field crops for  the harvest of ��������� 1911. will be taken'  by areas- only, as none of these  crops will be' ripe at the taking of  the census. The products of these  crops will be gathered later in the  year from the reports of correspondents.  Animals   and  animal      products  also: under the1 head of agriculture  will- include, the number of horses  three years old and over, horses un  (der three, years, milch cows other  horned-or-meat cattle, sheep swine  turkeys, ducks, hens and chickens  andrhiyes.-of bees held or owned by  each.- person at- the -date,- of  the  census on June 1, 1911 .  The .number of horses,mi'.ich cows  other.horned-.or.meat, cattle, sheep-  swine, and poultry so,ld,,in 1910, will,  be recorded -as- wel(l as the wool  milk,, home-mada" butter, homemade-cheese,, eggs and honey products of the year, and the qualntit-  ies;of, milkj.and cream-sent to factory or- sold.  Pure-bred animals .registered, or  eligible ��������� for registration, wliich  are owned at the time of taking  the census will be enumerated, for  horses cattle sheep and swine but  their number will also be! counted  with other animals.  WANTED TO RENT in Matsqui  in one onnore blocks���������300 or 400 ac.  good Land already under cultivation. State terms to F. S. care of  this  paper,  Mission City.  You can find your favorite My ga  zinc at the  ABBOTSFORD DRUG STORE  A NOTABLE ANNIVERSARY  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Only first.class ���������-���������''.  Groceries-,-  DryGoodsy-  '. *  : Floury,Feed, and Grain  Boots and/Shoes  y Kept in stock  ;������������������]  Essendene Ave.-,  Abbotsford, B; C.  :; Manufacturer and Dealer in  Light and Heavy Harness  Saddlery Hardware  MEXICAN SADDLES   . HORSE CLOTHING  a  I ,jo.   LiCticlt'G  :<;:  i  ABBOTSFORD,  BAKER  Bread, Buns, Kisses,  Cream Puffs.  Wedding Cake a Specialty , -  ���������MMH1W ���������inillllMMMMagPBM���������M|WaWllll>ll������������II|IIIL  ABBOTSFORD; B. C.  PREMIER .LAURIER  Sir Wilfred Laurier has no peer  on. the political platform in Canada.   When  he  stands on  his  feet  before   an -audience - he  is 'master  alike of himself and of those-who  hear  him."Never  does he lose control either of his own<resouces of  .power- o ,.of  the  attention, of  his  audience  unless  it   is   from   sheer  physical fatigue.   And when he is  at his best, when his mind works  smoothly and his voice is frcah and  his  imagination    kindles    to    his  theme, then he takes rank with the  foremost  orator3 of  th  any land.  The ..qua'ities  that-give   distne-  .tion. to the Prime Minister's platform style are those very qualities  which ..will commend. attention and  praise during the present tour. Tlie  tf'iei'tiiesa .of ���������Sir' -Wilfred's   mind,  jtiis. frankness of manner, the deftness   with   which   he   senda   a willowy, phrase straight to its mark  the unfailing cheeriness     of     his  epirit, and1, beneath it all, that certain note of    definit e conviction  jwhich   to   those   who ^understand  gives determined purpose to what  he seems to say with airy lightneaa  age  in  U###*^ characteristics  of  Thirty-nine years ago on July 21  British   Columbia   became   a   province of the Dominion of Canada  thus being consummated one     ol  those most important events which  was  destined  to  cu'minace in  the  creation of an united British confederation extending from the Atlantic ;to the Pacific on the continent  of America.- The  relations  in the year. 1871 were  for a   time >  not    of    the . happeiest-   or-most  harmonious nature.   The province.-  charged the Dominion with slackness, in fulfilling the terms of the  bargain,   the : Dominion  seemed to  feel that the. province was inclined  to  be   a trifle  exacting, in  it3  in-.  terpretation  of  the   terms  of  the.  bond,   The  chief  bone- of contention  was 'the  construction ������of the.  first- national transcontinental rail  way, the conception of. which -was  to convert the union, in .'tha first  instance merely an abstraction, in.  to  ^something, .practical,, real   and  beneficial   to   the   respective   parties to the contract.. The revenue  of Canada;in the year 1871, and for  Borne  years  thereafter .was. small  and increased slowly.. The federal-  authorities  of that  day felt  that  the .burdeoi of  building, a railway,  from, the head of navigation on the  Great  Lakes   to   the tidal  waters  of the Pacific would bear heavily  upon the taxpayers���������more..heavily  than the .benefits to.be derived by.  either the.old Dominion in the east  or the new sister in the west .would,  justify.. There was. ne real concep  tion in those  days of the wealth  lying, .dormant in the. vast, prairies-  separating,-the, "bad lands" of the.  east; -fromvthevRocky Mountains  Nor did the value of those possesi-  become  established  until  long af-  tor- the..task jwhich the .government  of Canada hesitated to do had been  completed ;by a private .company,  and the .Canadian Pacific was. open  ed from Ocean to ocean.  For a number, of years after- the.  consummation of the. union the  people, of this .province .looked up-,  on their neighbors in old Canada  with anything but kindly or cordial feelings. But the old"-grudge  has passed away. The union which  in the first instance .was merely for  mal is now of the/ heart. It is - as  firmly established as any federation on this continent. It is doubt  ful if there exists any remnant of  the old element which resented being  called  Canadian.'   All ��������� Canadians are proud of the Dominion of  Canada, and regard the province of  .British Columbia as one of the chief  of the nine federal divisions. With-  .out  it  the  physical,  geographical  political   and  Imperial,  constitution of Canada would bej imperfect  incomplete.   The incorporation  of  the province within the. scheme of.  confederation w'as one, of the mas-,  ter strokes.of. the Fathers of Confederation.���������Timesj  When do you intend to purchase that new set  of single harness?  >aasS32SBO������39Bl  LIVERY AND FEED STABLE  Ianq  TOURING AUTOMOBILE  >i.i  We can give you the best  of attention at Reasonable Rates.  Our New Touring Automobile is in great demand.   -    1  Wm. LYLE ���������  Stables on Essendene Avenue  Builder and Contractor  Rough-and Finished Lumber always on  hand  Estimates furnished free ..  Abbotsford and Mission  J. W. GOLDEN  Painting  Paper Hanging  Decorating  Sign Writing  Kalsomining  Graining ..-  _  t  ABBOTSFORD. B. C.  CANADIAN   PAIR   DATES.'      ;  Winnipeg Industrial Exhibiton at  Winnipeg, July 13, to -23.  - Inter-Provincial    Exhibition,    at  Brandon, July 25 to 29.  Saskatchewan Provincial Exhibit  ion  at Regina, August 2/to  5.  Stock Show and  Race Meet,  at  Edmonton,   August  23   to ,26.  Canadian National Exhibition at  Toronto, August 27 to Sept 10.'  Dominion Exhibition .at St. John  N. B., September 5 to 15.  Western Pair, at London, September 9 to 17.  Central   Canadian "Exhibition   at  Ottawa, September 9  to }7.  Provincial Exhibition, New Westminster, B. C, October 4 to  8.  Mr.  McGowan    returned      from'  Westminster Monday morning.  INSURANCE LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  or snappy investments  in town lots, acreage or farm  property  see  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  "I  v-.������m  \i  '   '6  j  "fr-IIM^M .-Mftrnf  SKS^ifoiM^^ 1 --_--,  THE A'BBOTSPORD POST,   ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  %^M"&M~i"^^  Jr.  Z7  tM**wiiw&mmtmumu imMiiaa  ne and one-hair''miles  ,b.  ale  EASILY   CL1  Owner must sell/ within the next month  I had placed in my hands. 40 acre's of the finest Fruit Land in the Fraser Valley, for sale, situated near  Abbotsford. For various reasons the owner must sell. Surrounding cultivation is valued at'$250 and $300  per acre. ��������� .'".'���������'���������  It will cost you about $75 per acre to clear, then you have land that if placed on the market will be  valued at the same price as the surrounding land.  - Is this not a good investment?    ; ������������������ -,'  .  NOTE 'THE  PRICE, $4Q PER ACRE   :  I am in the real estate business in Abbotsford and have a fine "list of properties placed in my hands.  A /post card will bring any,- information desired.  ' Write, wire or call and see me.  LAND EXCHANGE OFFICE  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  f  T  ���������������  ���������T  4~t<i&W*i^^^  :i������  RECORIAR  A Lefif Fraser Valley  ">tin>'IX.  What '*ne in the devel-  mefnt of sugar, factory in  regions ''or it is shown  by the/ |sen, ia province  in the ������t of Germany.  This prc#05 had an-area  of 11,223 c-���������s and a population oi In extent it is  about o/th of the pro-  i:i :a of (id in population  is about I  Thirty-a, ago   tlie   farmers of ��������������� in a destitute ,-  condition'portion-; of the;'  land wa3,w^^ ferns and  TOwajaeea/ products were  beer andmd .th-a ��������� people,  who wercffl>>es had.the .un  enviable fon    ..of   being  the worsty of ay, the citizens of tli dornains.   But  ������������������' sinoe thaiinage and cultivation! h-ty,  improved,  the physi|0n-6f the. province, Gcliods- 'of '..tilling"  have   beeped,-.and' in -a;  great mats the land = is  not  now s rich  alluvial  sciis of tnj. parts   of Ontario.        )  In 1875 rjine sugar beet  factory  i\d in      Peuen,  with a caplay of 300 metric  tonaj..   .ere were 128,-  OjOjO, acres, which yielded  4,?60,0.00 top, or* 1531 tona  p,er   acre. factories  were  working iifr vyear,     and  each   'factA capacity  pf  sluicing T,*tons per day  of 24 Hoursnpaign of 67  days. Therfduoe.d in that  peil~,<u  t,93ji,nds  raw sugar being ffein of 15.14 perr  cent or say' pounds     tof  fins  sugar fduction     -of  90 per cent Is much.asU.if  as the preseiconsumpti^on  of sugar/in Canada with a yearly  INDUSTRY    value of.$20,000,000.  In establishing ji s.ugar beet-  factory'.in'Pese-n the capital required'is placed at a'very modesl  sum, ;$237,300,' and generally, the  whole is heJlli by the farmers -who  become! its ,-patrons A certain a-  mount ispaid .down in cash and a  further contribution .is agreed up-  -on to bet paid of the beets to be  sent to ������hc3 factory     Tlie relative-  small amount put into the capital  of factories in P-esen, the thorough  neiss of beet culture by the farmers  the skill with which the works are  operated, and.theuise made ,-16i a'.l  bye' products riiake possible the pro  duc'tion of refined< sugar there at a  rate /to compete  with cane sugar  In any part of the world, where, the  ind.ustry is almost necessarily carried on by iess- effective methods  beoause less skilled labor.  INothTng is permitted to go to  "waste in thi.y beet sugar industry  of Pesen. Thle pulp, is fed to stock  thie molasses is either used for mixing with pulp", for' feeding purposes.  or is used .for'Ithe manufacture of  alcohol, and the lime-cake which is  so far an absolute waste in Canada  is -used as a fertilizer'and not a  po,k.und is permitted to go to waste  Ihe increased production ' of  grain crops and meats, the large  development 'of the dairying indus-1  try, the enriching of the soil thro-  VtfeJ isive| farming are attendant  gaini'' of the, best sugar industry in  this little German province of Pesen -w.ithin a period of thirty-five  yfcars viand thg lesson--it teaches  should be an inspiration to the  farmers' of every province of Can  ada whi?re climate, and soil are suit  able for establishing the industry.  HOME.GROWN PEACHES  Home   grc^wn  peaches, are   now  selling iai Abbotsford at 35 cents  per  bbxv   They  appear "to  be   of  excellent  .quality.   ,  ,  _     , AMERICANS IN CANADA '������������������  ���������      *  The   Denver   Post   deplores   the  fact that so many Americans  are  settling in the Dominion, and admonishes . the   United   States   farmer  to cultivate tho  Jho'usans  of  Colorado  acres instead of treking  to "frozen Cancda.:'   Tho American  farmer  knows   on  which  side  his  bread is buttered.   He knows what  supeiior inducements are held o.ut  -on.this,-'side, of the-line. .Tie knows  what wheat takes the highest standard in the markets of the world  and where the land lies that grows  the- greatest average'   number'- of  bushels to the acre.   No Longer can  the cry of-^'frozen Canada" be cram  med down the neck of the intelligent   American.   Time   was ; but it  is.now a thing of the past. To-day  he keeps  posted.   Out of the some  200,000 .AmjerJcan'   fiarmicrs     who  have   settled   in   our- grefat  west  within less  than  three years,- we  read  of none  except  a.few  sluggards,, who .have   returned; "they,  still keep fcunibling>over one   anoth  er to avail themselves of our generous  homestead  offerings. On the  other  hand,  thousands   of  former  Canadians are leaving thaJ3tate3-to  take advantage of the exceptiona'  agricultural   inducements  and   thj  ideal      climatic      conditions      of  their birth'and.  '���������  - Americans wh& are invading che  commercial potency of Canada real  ize that they are entering a modern, progressive, aggressive, grow  ing country, whore educational advantages and re iglous liberty main  tain that are second to none in  the world.  A large proportion of Americans  who are settling ,in Canada are doing so mainly for the benefit of  their sons and daughters, who have  every opportunity to "make good"  in this young land where young  bibod is always .in demand. Turn  back a few years; history shows U3  that many Americans who camec  here as boys and girls and acquired vhicfmelstead privilegesAliave become loyai and patriotic Canadians,  ���������knowing, only one flag and one  .cV^try���������and who havje become  forceful factors in ,our pblitica1,  commercial, eth:'cal and literary  life.  It is only natural that Uncle Sam  dislikes to,'see the1 better element  'of his domain���������the productive element���������emigrate to another country. He does not like to see his  own country suffer to the aggrandisement of another. This is quite  natural-; but to dub Canada a  "frozen, barren waste" is silly, and  foolish in this age of enlightment  If Uncle. Sam-held out similar inducements and could deliver similar goods, is it reasonable) to suppose that Americans by the tens of  .thousands would notbe seeking the ���������  portals of Canada each year?  British .Columbia is receiving a  fair proportion of this exodus'from  the States.- Americans .are- rapid  ly settling.up and developing the  Nechaco, Bulkle'y and other fertile  valleys of the province.  You will find few shrewder peo-  pie than the. American farmer.  You've got to show him; thetn he  uses his own judgment. Canada  shows him;��������� Ex.1   o   ���������DATES OP EXHIBITIONS  THROUGHOUT PROVINCE.  CLOVERDALE NOT IN IT  The Cloverdale ^people are anxious to get a sugar beet factory  in their town, but we understand  that Dr. Schumacher has- ������ot taken any steps to es ((ablush.'two  factories. He has his hands full  with the organization of the) factory in Mission City alone, although  he .will'interest the' farmers in Cloverdale on the growing of sugar  beets for the factory in Mission.  Mrs. Gaynon of Vancouver 13 vis  iting Mrs. Harry. Freeman.  First Circuit  Alberni ���������-  Sept. 14 and 15  Nanaimo   Sept. 16 and 17  The Islands '  Sept 21  Comox.      Sept 22 and 23  Cowichan '  ���������    Sept   23 and  24  Victoria      Sept   27' to  Oct.  1  -N. and. S. Sanich ��������� ������������������-��������� .Oct. % and   8  ' ��������� Second Circuit .''���������  Coquitlam    ..'...���������........-.   Sept   20  Maple  Ridge    "Sept  21 ,and 22 ���������  Mission  Sept 29  Agassiz         Sept 27 and' 28.  Chilliwack   Sept 20, 21 arid   2s:  Third 'Circuit  Nicola      Sept  13 and 14  Armstrong   Sept 22 and 23  Vernon  ��������������������������� Sept 15 ta 17  Kamloops    '.  Sept  28 to    30  Kelowna   Sept  20  and    21  Salmon"Arm -���������"-  Sept 23 and 24'"  Summerlarid      Oct.  17  and    18  Fourth Circuit  Surrey   -��������� ���������    Sept  27 '  Langley ���������= -'  Sept 28  Eburne   ���������-  Sept   29  and   30  Ladner         "Sept   23   and   24  Fifth Circuit  Nelson    ������ept 28 to  30  Cranbrook  ��������� -  Sept  23  and ���������  24 .  Kaslo  Oct 20 and 21  BOUGHT AN AUTO TOO  Messrs A.  G.  Brown -    through  their agent, Mr. F. H. Marshall has  sold Mr. Lindsay Russell, our popular and esteemed townsman an  International' Harvester    '    Com- '  pany's   auto   buggy. ��������� This   buggy  is - of the high-wheeled type and  is specially constructed for uscj in  country towns and rural purposes  From the standpoint of economy  it  will  do  as much, work as  two  rigs thus saving the cost of' one  driver as wel|l| as the expense connected with the, care of extra hor-  sies.   It is easy to control, wiili take  the r steepest hill  and on  account  of the high wheels wiiM go through   ,  mud or snow with ease.  m^mmmmM^^^M^^^^^^^mm^^mwi THE ABBOTSFORD P6ST���������  ABBOTSFORb, B. C.  PLAN OF  SUBDIVISION   OF   LOT   2  RE-SUBDIVISION OF ABBOTSFORD, BEING S. W. 1-4 Sec. 22 Tp..16, E, C- M., N. W. D.  Scale 100 ft. 1 inch.  i.  P  N  i ���������  AND   WATCH   YOUR   MONEY   GROV  This subdivision was placed on the market a short time ago and many lots -have been sold.     Thos&remaining are good and buyers w  undoubtedly double their investment. . i-  '?  ALL RAILROADS LEAD TO ABBOTSFORD  We have the C. P. R., Great Northern, V. V. & E. and the B.C. Electric, with.a prospect of several others. ;'  ABBOTSFORD IS 40 MILES FROM VANCOUVER f  The town is situated 40 miles from the principal city of the Province. Three miles from the International Boundary and six miles fro?.  main line of C. P. R., situated on branch to Seattle and in the centre of a splendid fruit and agricultural district with bright prospects for ce  mining and oil centre. \ ' v    |  FOR  INFORMATION APPLY TO  :-'"->'.i'  OR ANY REAL ESTATE AGENT  ABBOTSFORD, B.  m  i  w  vm :  tffi'  Jf^l  1  'Mf  if"  Pi  w  w  m  f -  %  ���������V  It  t  I '1'  f  I  ���������*^   i,'t   k< .  t&e  ABBOTSFORD POST,'      ABBOTSFORb, B. A  E  ABBOTSFORD,  B.'C.  Capital paid up, $5,OQO,000.  ' Reserve Fund, $5,700,000.'  Total Assets, $70,000*000.  ,  A .general banking business transacted.  SAVINGS   BANK  .. Accounts opened with Deposits of $1.00 and upwards. . Home Savings Banks issued.   ���������  Banking by mail given every attention.     We  have correspondents, throughout the world; ���������  ' GEO.   H   KERR, MANAGER  same ,-j  mmmMmmmsummmwiwwmtmmmmmgmmm  HOTEL  WXBBOmiSBBB  jasasEEBSHHffiSvta  j. Mcelroy a Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES  AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.',  CITY'  SB-  Time Is Worth''' Money,, so.. Is .'.Hay.  But it is worth more money when it is'baled,' Because it is easier to  Jhandle and retains the sweet flavor that is necessary, to bring .good, .prices.  And to properly bale hay so that time may-be saved an>I. B. C. hay press  is indespensiable.  SeejH. Alanson for particulars and-price.  A. G. BROWN 8c OCT.  1048 Westminster Ave.; Vancouver, B .C.  anyassers  Our "Want-Ad." columns arc  Steadily growing so people ap-  > praotetO'tholr valUA. ���������  Thoy ihoilp-ona ov������r many of  llfo'o dtfltouettoo.  Havo you got somothlnff you  do net, need, or-nood something .  you hnve not ffoi?  Do you wont to l������nd, borrow,  buy or ooJI 7  A Want Ad will do tho wont.'  awtHMrfll^l   ������  tMH^������  The Abbotsford'Post1  Next door to Post Office;  1:.:  PLAY ���������  '\AW work and no play  Make our lads dull boys;  AH play and. no work  Make   our   lads, poor   toys.",  '! P ay' should be forrecreal'ian and  so arranged .that it would fit the  players for their-work again.' Lif-'?,  is for work'and its aim should' be  not fun non amusement but to en--  joy 'these   that' work   would.be  better  accomplished because '    of  them.   Field  sports, ������������������ such as < base  ball,   foot  baTl,' lacrossie,    cricket,'  running,.    jumping , . pu'tting-the-  weight, etc., should be encouraged'  at such limes- and in such'degrees  that the health- Qf   the.   .players  would/be-increased and their pow,-,,  ,ers of body,and-mind developed.  Indoor games should be oMhesame  nature-���������'and- with- a similar-object ,  in view'  ' ' Certain-field ��������� games;   especially,'  lacrosse and footbalU arc left ,too  much/in the hands of professionals  who in large) measure give1 up al-'  most the whole of their time and  energy   to  these   games.   A team',  will traveU-thousands of miles to  contest  a championship  and��������� -thus ���������  turn Ihe p'ay into a bu-.ineBS.-Much  of the timq of thiaf.band-of youngs  meiv'is- opent'in idleness1 and- as-  a.  consequence ��������� habits * inimical      Voj  health and morality ar'J contracted  ancl -they are' eventually unfitted  for  discharge  of-their- legitimate -  professions. - Tho  violent 'exercise'  of the -match'gamers not conducive' to' ths healthof the pliaye.'B and ���������  often life ifa endangered or limbs ���������  ar.e 'broken ���������  It may we^J be-questioned if an /  afternoon-.-  spent-- witnessing      a  match,'game: is well or profitably  spent.   Much.more may-it'be/ques--  tioned when young men- or old-for  ���������that matter-travel many miles and  ispend-many 'dolllara to witness the-  co.ntest.   .These contests encourage'  little ness*J and''* also ��������� gambling - which  'is-an easy way some think of ma--.  iking   money���������of  making-���������'   money  iwithput.'.working cfdr'-it or-^giving  a-fair.-'.'iexch^nige.V: Pr;ofessional\sm���������  in.- sports -is 'a"'curse -to;  "sccisty,-.  JModeralion-inrecreation is a good'  'thing but excess is an evil .Intern^  iperancein games must'be avoided  as>, well.; as intemperance in other-  things-;.'. -       ; "'���������..'  VIDEO.'  OBLAT2JS TO OBSERVE.'. x  GOLDEN- J'JBIJ,EK  Arrangements are ���������bein-fjfr.-pushed  forward, for .the great .gathering  fo bp JaeCd1. at--.New-Westminster  ito celebrate the golden jubilee, pf  |the entrance ofcthe Oblate&ofMary  Immaculate to the Mission fielfd of  Biitiish Columbia,.  ' The) principal'. celebrations will  ita'keY pilace, at New Westminster.  on'August 15,-when there, wflj. be a  Solemn high mass���������coram arche-  pitfeopa'e���������in St Peter's Church,'  until Xatejly ,the cathedral church  of the archdiocese. Workmen are',  at'present engaged in the work of  reiiovati6n,(in preparation for tjfle,.  great event. The masB will pro-  uably be sung' by his Grace. Arch-,  bishop McNeil of-Vancouver.  After thej religious celebration,  there wiljL' be a lawn party in the.  afternoon at which ail the clerics  taking ;p(arf "in" the'''"��������� .celebrations  will be presentjjand on" the folldw-  ing day .a solemn requiem mass',  will be suing at Mission City for the  repose of the' souls of the. der  ceased fathers.of the order.in B. C.  Preceding the jubilee celebrations-  and commencing on, August 8th  will be a week's retreat for' the  Oblates of British Columbia,- which  will probably' be given ...at. ��������� New  Westminster by-Father Welch of  Vancouver.  Thei greatest enthusiasm prevails among, the clergy, and congregations in thqf province in con-,  nec-tion with thje coming jubilee,  and New Westminster is likely to-  have a record Catholic gathering  on that occasion.  ������aa  ������ts:  ABBOTSFORD; B.'C,  '���������   Strictly -first-class . in every respect.   The bar ii  ^stocked-with the best of wines, liquor and cigars^,-  ,   RATES,  $1.50,TO  $2.00-PER> DAY .  H. FREEMAN, proprietor  sen  T.HE    MARKET.   o ���������  ' .New Westminster, July 22nd���������  Buyers and ��������� sellers ,made up an  average market to-day. Produce  was varied and there was a very  goo J assortment of poultry, and  meats . A larger supply of new  poluLoes than formerly this summer were seen and a fairly brisk  demand wasa'so noled. Tho China  man we'ws especially ac.ive throughout' the morning around the crates  oMi've fowl. When one load was  brought' into the arena from,', the  Trader, a small crowd immediately  flocked around the*" owner, calling,  excitedly, "how mu:h:e( how much;  TIIE-GENTLE CYNIC  Push and pull are a hard pair tp,  beat.. ' -    . ���������  ��������� The moonaffects the tied and.un>  tied.  After all it may be better, to be.  a spendthrift   than ��������� a, Lendthrift.  Many a   girl will knit her brow.t  who wouldn't darn a stocking.  .Most   of   us   try r to -forget  the.���������  mean-things we say about ourselves. ��������� ' ' ' -.  Some people only /^tell the.;  truth when they think if^s going  to hurt.  Tlie man who' can'affo'i'd'a good',.  press   agent  can   get  along  very \  eevyou want?"   The party who was'  well witnout genius.  the centre of attention, seemed to  b������'enjoying .the  situation in  full,  but he  brought the    'disappointment, when he informed the cele3  tials.' in' theses words; '"Dey>s sold"  The owner was a short stocky-Ger-  -jaan and his poultry were of no ordinary appearance.  ;The folplowing.are..the quotations  Chickens,'per doz,.  $5. to $7  Broilers, per doz' ;������������������- $4. .to $4.50  !potatoesjnew,per sack' $1^0 .to $1.75  Potatoes,- old, -per^ton:;    ^10  Raspberries, per> crate ,��������� $2. to $2.25.  Red Currants, ,per lb ��������� ���������  Gc  Black-Currant's, per lb ---���������'���������  Cc  Cherries, per" lb  -^  6C  It takes a great-deal of'experience for a feljlow to fall ihlove and ,  land on his feet.  Fewer flowers to theideadand j a '  little -more charity to' the. living t  would-help ,some;-  The-social' climber is anxious, to ���������  go'to heaven, because.that is where.*  the beBt people go.  The, pessimist' doen't , worry ,.*a-  bout, the uncertainties of'-Mfef-because he expects the worBt anyhow  1 A man is sometimes away off  .when he claims-that distance lends  enchantment 'to- thei view.-'  If .a woman is only Bure.that her  50c  T5c  75c  60c  75c  Onions, per "sack, v---  Turnips, per, sack    Beets, per sack    Parsnips, per sack .--������������������  Cabbage,  per sack  --  Carrots' per, sack ������������������,---  .'Beef/'-'forequar-ters/per' lb' 10 to' 12c  Beef, forequarterSj-'per-lb'���������--"v" 8c  Lamb per.lb <������. .���������..i:...:.-:.-i7tplSc  :Mutton:per...lb-������������������- -y 15Q-to-16  Veal^.'largeiiper, lb  ;���������-.���������- 9 .to.10  /Vaal, per lb  ���������' 15d toMBc*  Pork^per'lb         ������������������������������������ ; 15c  Eggs/ retail, per doz   40c  Butter, .per.'-lb:-'-   30c  Jfrutler,,creamery, per lb   35c,  :Pjv1, per-doz .��������� $" to $P  ,v MISSION "CITY.. INKLINGS  (From;. Eraser Valley Record.)-  Mrs. -J. A/ Tiipper- is visitiag in  New Westminster- with friends:  Mr. T. R. Lyon of Vanvouver has  accepted a position with Mr.. G.  A.--Abbott' of th&'town. Mrs. Ly-;  on-'and''family accompanied him  and'they wijl make their home m  Mission- City.  Among the sports who attended  the lacrosse match in Westminster  were Messrs Gordon,.Cox, Geo and  Chas Ward/J. and- Charlesr Stokes.  Mrs. H; Windebank  left' yester-  ^day morning for an extended visit to' friends in Vancouver-and Vlc-  'toria.-  Hi,  ..!..  $1;50. hat is on straight,and, her shirt-is  hanging a'ight .she feels .that = she is,������.  equipped . to- conquer worlds.    .  /The .average-woman-is  apt  to  tell all she knows-.and then some.-.  ���������   It is human'xiaturevto feel sorrjV.  for people who, are so per verse, a a J:  not to like us'.-     ,���������."-���������,..  the;,nightmare " '  Thenightmare.is.one:of the best?'  .'known...of =alil-> animals and one;of -  the   mos,t. feared.-..She>.-.'is , wilder.-^  than the tiger and:.mpre frightful,  in its spe[edthan the .turkey buz  zard.   A young nightmarq with n->  previous experience can fliny '"a- (  200 pound man over her flanks 'acA"  carry him al|l over the south seas  and 'the' Gobi- desert' in- less' tithe"' '  than it would take to look them" "  up on the map.  The ��������� nightmare is  so called because she is alwayB ridden'at night;"  She is somewhat timid but may be  easily   caught.' Mix" up    . a Iittl(3  crab flake.- some mayonnaise and-  pome  rich pastry  and you     can  catch her with it- every- time.   Shts  will  also.come, for mince, pie, for  broiled lo'bster, for .chicken salad.,  and for a variety./of, other temptations, and also after-birthday cele  brations ' .  Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Northcote  were in New Westminster on .Saturday to see the champion. lacrosse match bewaeln New: Westminster and. the. Montrealers.  '   Mr-^"N. C. Fraser was in New WeBt  :minster on Tuesday on business.  The Montrealers passed -through  Mission )on>Tuesday  evening.-    A'  .'local enthusiast   says thatinatead  ���������of. the-Minto cup they had a.23 look  on them very pleasing to the eye  Mr. and Mrs.'C. E.-Gamsby     of.  ;Los (Angelas, -California   are  the.  .guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Henry  ���������of Hatzic.   o   '   Mr.  H. L. Nicholson of  Matsqui  ������������������was in Mission on Tuesday evening  '.He .reports-'business; good for his  ;.automobile,-saying that- some days  ..he gets business enough for-half a  ^.dozen automobiles.  Mrs. J. B. Weir and. Master-Jack  Weir are the guests of Mr. and Mrs  H. Alanson  Mrs. Peele of New Westminster,-  has purchased a,lot-from Mr. C. A.  Sumner. It is a noticeable fact  that the people of New Westmin.  ster and Vancouver are buying  considerable real estate in this  town and district.   o   Mr. Fred Man der, wife and son  returned on'Saturday evening from  a trip   to   Alberta.   Fred  went    a  couple of months ago with an. idea  of taking up land in that province,  but he has returned to'British Columbia    quite   satisfied    that   thiB  province is- good enough for him  He does not give a .very favorable  account  of crop. prospects in Alberta this season. /  ������������������IB ��������� Ill���������.M  I^Vmm^^^******^^^^^ ^mwhi^^  THE ABBOTSFORD POSf,      A&BOT^FORD, B. &  All kinds of fresh meats in season. f  ;[      ONLY Al   MEATS  KEPT IN  STOCK     I  ;; Wc deliver the goods |  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION CITY. B.C.  This hotel,has been thoroughly  renr.ovated thrcughout and is now  open to the public.  The Bar. it stocked with the  choicest wines, liquors  and cigars.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  SAM GILES, Proprietor  fa***J****' ...-.-j trni mi  t  "\  DISHES  DISHES  i^vn- -w^**.^ ���������,��������� t^nvmm  t  A lot of nice ..stone churns and butter crocks  at prices that will astonish you.  Pack your winter butter in one of those nice  crocks and keep it sweet and clean.  Our wall-paper is new and up-to-date.  WATER   NOTICE  Fresh Milk  '15 quarts, $1.00., Delivered twice daily from  June 1st. 1910.    Apply  Harrop Bros.,   Lythwood:Ranch.    Abbotsford  Our cows are specially selected and quality guaranteed.  Good cpws always for sale.  Social and Personal.  rMs. King was with Mrs. Buker  .at Pine Grovq this week.  Mr. H. A Howe of thW Pine  Grove Lumber company was in  Vancouver  on  Wednesday.  Mrs?. J. A. Blair and, children returned home from Cloverdale on  Tuesday.   o���������~  Mrr and Mrs.   ,Keswic.k of Field  B.   C.  wie-re;  in Abbotsford  Tuesday looking  over  their property  here which they purchased a< short  time ago.   They were greatly taken  with  the  future  po-ospects  of  the town, and highly pleased with  the property purchased.  The next meeting of the board  Q trade will ]>* -h^d on  Mo-nday August 1st, Business of importance, will' probably  come up for discusa/ion.   o- ���������  Mr. Hamel, representing  the  P.  Eurng Company * /aa in Chilliwack  this week on, busi ness.    '  i o,   tftW week cut hi/ i knee.        '  Mr. J. Higgin 3on is building .another house od. Gladys avenue.  Mr. J. Bates,' new house, is near-  ing completion. Not a word. Hushl   o   THE NE W SUB-DIVISION  Piaois and specifications', nave  been prepared by Mr. Lindsay Russell for a house, for Mrs. Perize of  Vancouver who r.-cenUy purchased  eighteen acres from the Provincial  Investment Company; and intends  to reside in the district.  This is ontf one of a number of-  houses that Mr. Russell expects to  erect for Vancouver people on the.  blocks that have been sold.  The lots have not been placed on '  the market by advertisement and  eight out of the fifty-nine     have  been sold. |  A NEW TOWNSITE  Surveys are being made for a  new townsite, to be called West  Matsqui and quite a lot of land has  been divided into five acre; blocks  The work is being done for Messrs  McClure and McLagan. The surveys wiij bef complete in about a  week.   o   CLEANING DAY TOO  Thursday morning was cleaning  day in Abbotsford and the town  looks considerably better now that  the planks and other rubbish on a  part of the street are ail cleared  away.  NOTICE IS HEREBY. GIVEN thai  an application will be made under  j Part V. of the "Water -Act, 1,909"  to obtain a license In thq Chilliwack Dlvhiou of the New Westminster   District.  (a.) The name, address and occupation of the applicant, H. A.  Howe, Abbotsford, 13. C, saw mill  manager,  (������.). Tho name of tlie Jake, stream  or source, an unnamed spring rising in tho N. W. 1-4, Sec. H, Tp. 13,  IS. C. M., within thei limits of the  V. V. & E. Ry. R .0. W.  (c.) The point of diversion, at  tke southerly boundary of the r'pht  of way cf the V. V. & E. railway.  . (d.) The quantity of water applied for (in cubic feet per second;  1-10 cubic foot.  (e.) The character of the proposed  works, pipe. line.  (f-1 The premises on which the  water is to be used, Pine 'Grove  Lumber mill and premises, situated  in the N. W. 1-4, Sec. 14, Tp 13.  (g.) The purposes for which the  water is to be used, water supply  and pond for mill.  (j.) Area of Crown land intended  to be occupied by the proposed  works, none.   ,   .  (k.) This notice was posted on  the 25th day of June, 1910, and application will be .made to the Commissioner on the 27th day of Julv,  1010. ���������  "(1.) Give the names and addresses of -any riparian proprietors or  licensees who or. whose lands are  likely to be affected by the propos  ed works, either above or below th .*  outlet,  C.   Christie,  PINE GROVE LUMBER CO.  HENRY A. HOWE,  A-bbotsford,   B.   C.  July 29th, 1910.  WATER   NOTICE  I have a good stock of Dinner Sets in Stock  Pattern. In buying these you can replace any pieces  lost or broken. '      ,  Also Glass Pitchers, Tumblers, etc.  Why is Abbotsford like London,  ,    England?   You   see   the   Sparrow  everywhere  on    the    street,    but  .,���������   .there is not much chirp about our  y!,Sparrow of late.  *. "   Mr J. A. McGowan wild probably  take a trip east very shortly.  Mr. J. Sanderson who has been  on the sick list for some time is  now convalescent.  There is a new rooming house go  ing .up on Oscar street, i A. jiight'a  lodging  it   is   reported Wm      be  secured in the new domicile for ten  tents  A baake* social will be heCdinthe  Mussel waite school in the month of  August. The receipts will be devoted towards purchasing ah. organ for use in the school.  Mr. B. J. Geirnaey, o.ur genial sad  d.er, had a fine time this week and  all by himseflf.   Few of our readers  win, ever realize how it was  done and how. much he enjoyed it.  This is how it happened.      There  was a monstrocity of a stump on  the lot adjacent     to his domicile  an eyesore to him and the long suf  fertng public and particularly our  accommodating knight of the awl  Two men came along and blew it  out and never jarred the stitches  in the harness on the wall.   That's  all.  Among the guests to town the  early part of the week was Postmaster McPherson of Vancouver  who has just returned from a three  months'  trip  to  the  old  country,  Dr. A. E. Clendenan of Edmonton  spent a few days in town this week  Fruit Saline, an aid to .coolness  these hot days.'   Get it at the  ABBOTSFORD DRUG STORE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  an application will be made- under  Part V. o/fr the "Water .'Act. 1909"  to obtain a licefnse in the New  Westminster District.  ' (a.) The name, address and occupation of the. applicant, E. M. Curtis.   Huntingdon,   B.   C,  Farmer.  (b.)   The name of the lake, stream  or source, Marshall Creek;  (c.) The point, of diversion  where creek crosses north line of  right of .way of the Vey Road on  section line between sections 3  and 10 in township 16, New Westminster 'District..-- .,  . (d.) The quantity of water applied for (in cubic feet per second)  four.  (e.)   The character of the proposed works, ditch.  Cf.)   The premises .on which   the  water is to. be used (describe same)  S. E. 1-4 and South, 1-2 of N.E. 1-4  of section 11, township 16,     New-  Westminster District.  (g.) The purposes for whicht he  water iB to be used, watering stock  and irrigation. ������������������"  . (h.) If for irrigation describe the  land intended to be irrigated, giving acreage, S, E. 1-4 and South 1-2  of'N..E..1-4 of Sec. 11, Township 16  New Westminster District, 240  acres.  (k.) This notice was posted on  the 27th day. of June, 1910, and application will be made to the Commissioner on the 27th day of July,  1910. J'  E. M.  CURTIS,  Huntingdon, B.  C.  July 1, 1910.  THE C.   N. R.   CROSSING  The' ���������Canjadiari Northern will  cross the C. P^ R. track about  a mile west of the present town  of Matsqui. East of the prairia a  .tunnel win Jhave to be made thro  the Sumas mountain.  NEW STATIONS   -���������o   The new B. C. E. R. station is  nearing completion, and-will be an  excellent addition to, the buildings  of Abbotsford.  The company is building another station at Clayburn ,and will  soon be completed.  BETTER CUT IT OUT NOW.  Mr. H. H. Skelton met with a  nasty little accident this week as  he was demonstrating how a prin  ter 'could use an axe. He slipped  and the sharp side of the axe( came  in contact with his arm. It made  the blood come, but we are pleased  to report that the,,patient is recovering very rapidly.  - -Mr. V. .Harrup while unloading  hay had his fingers crushed in the  fork, fortunately the three fingers will be all wel again shortly.  Watch  Abbotsford  GROW!  THE COAL  PROSPECTS   o   11 is reported that" the provincial  government have been the recipients of some $1600 royalty on the  coal claims staked on Sumas Mt.  which were staked recently.  Report has also given rumor to  the fact that the owners have had  a most excellent offer for a half in  terest in the property���������an offer it  understoodt hat will make a,ll of  them very rich men.  PROSPECTING FOR IRON  There are strange rumors afloat  to the effect that several of our  citizens are busily engaged tiieae  days in prospecting.'.for iron. They  were so successful with thej coa:l  that there being indications of  iron they-thought they were worth  investigating  MATSQUI OIL IN SIGHT  Mr. Lindsay Russell reports that  the B. C. Parafin company have  ;nade arrangements to put in the  iarge drill that will bore' down to  2000 feet in a short time.   The indications up !to  the present time  have  proved highly   satisfactory  and drilling has proven that the  oil is running in quite a different  direction than was- at first anticipated . The     formation    of     the  ground has Been, fairly tested     so  that the geologist will be ^able to  give free expression as to the pros  pects of the mineral being found  and the actual direction in which  it is coming.from.  .Between forty and   fifty   holes  but arrangements are now being  made tof gend  this driil into  another part of the district to test,  further.   Information as to where  it wqujd be taken was not forth-  co(ming, but it likely to be some  considerable distance from the pres  ent location. .,      -' ,  V  i  t  I  %  m-  i  i  M  ���������m  m  W  tea  1  m  M  If  $  ,f  h  P  P  ft  torn

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