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 ���������hZ\  it  f  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. X., No. 9.  ABBOTSFORD, B, C, FRIDAY/   JUNE 11   1915  3  $1.00 PER YEA-K  WILL PURCHASE HORSES  IN THIS DISTRICT  Mr. B. S'Miche'll,. Government Remount Officer will visit Abbotsford  on Friday, June 18th for the pur-  pose, of purehash"y horses. lie will  , intmcct thr- horao-s  ' Riding horses rising 5 to 1.0 years;  Artillery horses of the same ago are  wanted: ""  The   colors    range-     from     Bays,  . Browns,   .Blacks,    Chestnuts,    Blue  Roans, Red Roans; no light Greys or  Whites.  The requirements are "all horses  must bo in at least fair condition as  to flesh, sound, of good formation,  free from blemishes or vice, artillery  horses broken to harness and saddle  hbres to ride..  A special, opportunity is offered to  dispose of a heavier type or artillery  horse than have previously been purchased.  Attention.is called to the fact that  horses are needed suitable, for officers' chargers.  For .full particulars see the advertisement elsewhere in this paper, i  GETS HIGH HONOR  AHSSION CITY BOY IS A  PRISONER OF WAR  Arthur G. Croke Writes Home to His  ���������";*    Father From Kriegsgfan-   ������������������    -  gener Lager, Geissen,  Germany  , - (From Fraser Valley Record) '  ��������� Arthur G. Croke, son of Mr. Chas.  C.Croke, Mission City, who .'left-with  the first Canadian contingent, has  written home that he.is a prisoner of  war' in Germany. His present address is Arthur G. Croke, Kr-tegsge-  fangenon Lager, Giessen, Germany���������  some address, Eh?     -  He writes that he is .in good  health and that he and his pals' in  captivity are being treated very^well.  They are living in big huts and every  thing is perfectly clean. They get  plain food, but there is apparently  lots of it. They are allowed to receive letters and parcels, and like to  "get letters, but not to( put anything  in their letters about the war as they  are read before the prisoners receive  them.  It is understood that the prisoners  are allowed to write only two letters  and four postcards a month, and he  has given instructions to write to a  number of his friends as ho cannot  write to. everybody:  The letter in part says:  "Things have changed a bit since  you last heard from me. I was tak-  ,en prisoner on the 24th of April. We  put up an awful scrap, but it was no  use. We few that are left are getting treated very good, and I hope  we will soon be back to Canada a-  gain. We cannot write letters every day, so I would like to have you  write some of my friends for me.  I received a bad wound through  tiie' hip, and cannot navigate very  good.    Hope to be  well soon. I  suppose you have read about us in  the papers before this. What do they  say about us? The Gorman papers  gave us great praise. They said we  put up a good hard fight , I got my  wound from a maxim gun. It makes  a good souvenir. My coat was just  riddled. 'Say will you send me a  few sacks of that Bull Durham tobacco and papers as the tobacco over  here is not to my taste, and tobacco  is a great comfort.  Say that long word at the heading  of the letter means, "prisoner of  war'  Try and save any reports of our  fighting last month, for me to see  when I come back, and remember me  to the rest of the folks.  Hoping to hear from you very  soon."  Mr.   Charles   Hill-Tout   Chosen     To  Deliver"'Popular. Lecture'1' By  * .  Royal Society of Canada  1 British Columbia and the Braser  Valley have been honored, by the  invitation, extended to a British Columbian by the Royal Society of Canada to deliver before the members  of that society what is known as  the "Popular' Lecture," at the annual gathering in Ottawa. This.was  the first.time such an invitation had  been extended to a member west of  Winnipeg and Mr. Charles Hill-Tout  of Abbotsford, who is a. Fellow of  the Royal Society, was chosen. Ottawa newspapers just to .hand indicate that he was -in brilliant form  and they speak very flatteringly of  the lecturer and his lecture, which  he entitled-"The Antiquity of" Man  in the Light of -Modern Discovery."  The address which was profusely  illustrated, was delivered in the  ball room of the Chateau Lau'rier  before a distinguished company of  between 300 and 400."  "The Lecturer." observes the Ottawa Citizen, "dealt fascinatingly  with bis subject ancl, proved that  sometimes a study which' is "popularly believed to' be 'dry' is the  most'"absorbing _to.be 'found." Sir-  James Grant, who proposed the vote  of thanks to Mr. Hill-Tout, remarked  that in all' the "years' he had. lieen-  connocted with the Royal Society he'  had never listened, with so, much  pleasure and profit to any address  given before the society.  After leaving .Ottawa Mr. Hill-  Tout - proceeded to Santa Fe, where  he is to address the American School  of Archaeology.  SUMAS  COUiVOlL  MEETING  RE   OUR  CANADIAN  DRUGGIST  In a recent issue of the Sumas  News a subscriber has taken the  liberty of congratulating the editor  of the Sumas News on the manner  in which he handled the May Day  Programmes. We do not know who  this subscriber-may be as he. did  not see fit to tsign his name; but  we d.o wish the public to know that  these congratulations ..do not come  from  the  May Day committee: Our'that Dr.  Swift's  offer a;  The. regular meeting <of the Sumas  council was held in"', the municipal  hall'on June 5th. With the reeve in  the chair ancl Couns,-Roberts, Austin  Straiton and Lamson i/resent.  Mr. Porter interviewed' council re  burning logs placed' on property adjoining hall ancl stated same-could  be burnt in 2 days. Instructed to  have them burned.';'  Coun. Austin reported he had view  ed conditions re Harris road and stated work required" necessitated team  labor several days. "Matter laid oh  the table. *' * -    ,  . Councillor Straiton reported as to  conditions of ditches near Mr. Shearer's property Straiton. road adding  matter was remedied. Mr. Shearer  having cleaned out ditches at a' cost  of $30.    .       ;J '.  Mr. A; Boley presented bill $3 a-  mount due'him for".expenses'-in May  1913. Trip to Vancouver with Reeve  and clerk re Great N. Ryv-  Moved by ,Councillor Straiton and  seconded by Councillor Austin that  the amount, of $3 be returned to  Mr. Boley. Carried.  , Letter M. M. Bowman re excess  acreage for roads. Moved .Roberts and  seconded that the clerk write Mr. M  .M._, Bqwman^CoMii-aii; not.���������liable.. for.  excess. - '  Coun. .Roberts reported'.work-near  ing completion re straightening Mc-  Kenzie road to Taylor's line" and added road from Abbotsford .Townsite  to'Taylor's Hill needed attention.  Roberts-Lamson that' $275 be expended on McKenzie road, Abbotsford Townsite to Taylor Hill.  .-" Mr. S.A^ Cawley, M. P.-, as government superintendent 'of roada interviewed council re proposed drainage in Huntingdon ;Townsite. An appointment . was made to meet . the  reeve with the object of viewing the  proposed  route.  Mrs. Fadden, sec-treas. of the Women's Institute appealed to the council to renew efforts to secure Ranch-  ere for the government for a park  Matter laid on the table.  ' Dr. Swift appeared re'' services as  M.. H. O. for 1915. Moved by Coun.  Straiton. seconded by Coun. Austin,  M. H. O.  SATURDAY, JUKE 12 TH IS THE DATE AND  CLAYBURN IS THE CENTRE OF ATTRACTION  The Matsqui Women's Institute .Will Hold Their Rose and  Flower Show at Clay burn on Saturday, June 12th���������Promises  To Be the Big Event of "Matsqui Prairie in Display of What  Can Be Successfully Grown in Abundance.  The Ladies of the Womens Institute of Matsqui Prairie are  busy .this week 'preparing for the annual Rose and Flower Show  to be held on Saturday next in Clayburn. " Promise has been  made of an excellent lot of roses and flowers from the residents  of the district, and as much enthusiasm among the ladies as to  whom will carry off the most prizes th^re will undoubtedly be  an exhibition <that the residents will be proud of aiid the visitors  enjoy looking at!1       " ; ~  The president of the Institute phoned this office this week to  say that the net proceeds of the Show will be devoted to the  Red Cross Society. This will no doubt attract many who would  not otherwise be present.  The following is the prize list, printed at this office some little  time ago:  CLASS A.���������ROSES ONLY  -    .     " 1st 2nd 3rd  Best Individual Rose    50    .25    ^-T"  Best three white���������different varieties...  .50 --"* ������  Best three Red���������different varieties 50  Best three Yellow���������different varieties  ..  .50  Best theee Pink���������different varieties 50  Best collection,   not   more than   twelve,  One of each 75  Best Display 75  Best Rose Table ;". 1  .75  Best Display of Climbers.  ������... .' ,J 'First.... v. .^.v.,.,...,,,. .Tw,or,dpzen. Spring BulbsJ.  p '���������       , Second ...T.......-?.. One dozen Spring Bulbs"  Best Display of Moss Roses,  '   First One Dozen Snow Drop T3ulbs  Best Table Bouquet .-.--.  First v y2 dozen Chinese Chrysanthemums  :    -'   Second ;: .,. Two Dorothy Perkins  Best.Presentation Bouquet,  ,  F'irst ..-.I.' A Book  Second :*'"... A Book  Best Button Hole Bouquet   .50    .25  Best Corsage Bouquet  First '.  Two dozen Crocus Bulbs  Second   One dozen Crocus Bulbs  1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  .6.  7.  8.  9.^  :10.  :-12.  -12.  13.  14.  .50  .50  .50  .25  .25  .25  committee desires to thank Mr. Cope-  land publicly for the generous way  in which he helped May Day and  appreciate it the more because he  said nothing about it.  If this subscriber is so in favor of  American photographer?  Again thanking Mr. Copeland for  his kind help. /  Sincerely' yours,  MRS. A.  TAYLOR,  Secreary May Day Com.  A CATCH  Why do I bump over dusty roads, for  miles in the early dawn?  Why do I creep through the' aoaking  bush 'ere ever ike day is born?  Till clothes and hmbs are wee and  clammy  Why do I go������thro' torture���������damme?  To cast ally.  Cold is the ground and the lakes far  colder, 'and  heavier  grows   my  jjack.v...-  I'm "bruised and torn and weary too,  but nothing could turn me back  rl tell myself without a doubt  ' 'Tis worth it all if I catch a trout  And here's the lake.  I've slipt and I've fallen. I'm bruised  and core. I'm torn by bramble  and brier  But a true son of Walton cares nothing for these and you know he is  never a liar.  Succss is now mine, for I've caught  a fish  Twill   weigh,   when   cleaned  and  placed on the dish  Exactly three ounces!  for  1915.  Mr. Vanderhobf on behalf of self  and Gill Cox urged necessity of gravelling Angus Campbell road while  weather permitted work to be applied on taxes.  Moved by Coun. Roberts/ seconded  by Coun. "Austin, that 150 loads of  gravel 1 1-2 yards to load be distributed on Angus Campbell road under  supervision of Coun. Roberts and  Austin. ^  MISSION COURT OP REVISION  15.  16.  17.  18.  19.  20.  21.  22.  23.  24.  25.  26.  CLASS���������B    -  f -I         ; ������-."<  Best collection of Six Pansies, 1 of each.  Best Display of Pansies   50  Best Display of Poppies   50  Best Display of Iris   50  Best Display of Nasturtiums  50  Best Display of Lillies  50  Best Display of Daisies    50  Best Display of Snapdragons 50  Best Display of Pinks   .'  .50  SPECIALS���������Class���������C  Best Individual House. Plant  First y2 dozen Iris Roots  Second y������ dozen Iris Roots  Best arranged Bouquet of Flowers, by a  Boy or Girl 12 and under ".. .75'   .50    .25  Best arranged Bouquet of Flowers by a  Bachelor���������First  A Burnt Shingle  1st 2nd 3rd  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  (From Fraser Valley Record)  M. Greaves appeared for the C. P.  R. Co., and appealed: First on the  ground'that'the C. P. R. assessment  should not be raised from 1914 without a corresponding raise.in all property in.the municipality and town-  site and that conditions did not justify an increased assessment. This  plea being over-ruled by the court,  his complaints were then taken up  item by item. Mr. Greaves made statutory declaration before the clerk  "that the cost of Oil House, Plant  and Tank was in the year 1913 the  sum of $ 3 G G 9 and the cost of the  two section houses in 1907 was $2,-  600. The cost of erection is obtained from the records of the C. P. R.  offices at Vancouver.  On resuming business after lunch  Mr| Greaves protested against assessment of Fraser River bridge on the  ground that 'you could not assess  half on improvement���������all or none.  The court ruled against him. His  assessment appeals were then taken  up.  RULES AND  REGULATIONS  All entries must be in place by 12:30, Saturday, June 19  Judges will have discretionary powers of with-holding  any prize or prizes where the specimens exhibited are not  deserving of award.  Entries free to all lovers of flowers. No Admission.    No  Fees.  Candies, Ice Cream and Cake. Tea and Coffee.  Sandwiches to.be sold at noon hour.  Free transportation from trains.  VANCOUVER CITY MARKET  Ileloiy-Is. a Report by C. H. Winslade  Who Represented Mission  District  No doubt readers will know.of the'  main purposes of the market from  the daily papers, however I found the  majority of people sympathetic, and I  was able to dispose of all the goods  I had consigned.  There were a great number of  sightseers among the buyers, and also quite a few customers were merely looking for snaps, but articles put  up in good shape sold for better  prices than good looking stuff-  No Chinamen or Water Street deal  ers were allowed to sell in the market, and the authorities did their best  to help bona fide farmers.  Gooseberries from W. Nye sold  well, and there were some nice early-  potatoes from T. Tunbridge ,and G.  Cummings but market conditions  were a little against these selling for  high prices. C. J. Ward sent me some  nice poultry, and my eggs were just  snapped up.,If any further information is required in regard to the market I will be pleased to supply Bame  if possible.  Consignments for the market  must leave by freight not later than  noon Thursday, or by express Friday  afternoon or evening train. *rHS ABBOTSFORD POST, 'ABBOTSFORD, B. .,&  ���������^ev^fuft/s^rfti-���������  THE ABBOTSFORB PO������T.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertisiing  rates made known  on  application  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   ner   agin1   the   Government  J. A. BATES, i       -..'        Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY,  JUNE  11TI-I,   1915.  The Vancouver market promises to be a success if carried on  according to the.good plan started on Saturday last, and will  receive the support of the farmers of the Fraser Valley and the  patronage of the people of Vancouver'city. The residents of  the country districts and the residents of the cities of Vancouver and New Westminster need to get closer acquainted in order  to develop the country and make the cities grow. With a good  long established market in New Westminster and another one  on the same principles growing in Vancouver there will not.be  much need for the importing of so much product from the American side; and there will be no need of the.products of the Fraser  Valley, lying rotting on the'ground. Both the consumers of the  cities and the producers of the Valley will surely profit by having a good market in both cities. The.market has to a certain  extent the making of the city of New Westminster where they  do not call it Friday but" "Market Day". Friday is not, on the  calendar for a true New Westminsterite. ���������  HATZIC FLOWER SHOW <  "     ���������    IS A SUCCESS-  A good market in Westminster cannot detract from benefits  of a market day in Vancouver on the day following, if anything  it will have the effect of strenthening the market at New Westminister as those whcT attend the market will go with a larger  and more varied supply, aiid probably if there is anything left  over will be taken to the next market the next day. . This will  give the grower a greater incentive to .attend,the market on Friday, and redound to the benefit of the city of New Westminster, j  Westminster then should encourage the grower to come to New  Westminster1" first.  Excitement in Greece is also certain to be stimulated by Italy's  decision. Albania adjoins the Grecian sphere and if Italy comes  in for any rewards in the shape of islands in the Aegean they  are bound to be islands to which Greece has a race claim. Greece  might Ue willing to see Italy take Avlona, .and the island of  Saseno, just off that port, which could be made another Heligoland and so command the mouth of the Adriatic but Greece  would never see with willing eye a division of Albania between-  Italy and Serbia, with her own interests ignored:  Just to cheer yourself up, remember that there was once a war  which lasted so long that it was called the Hundred Year's War.-  Poor cheer! Isn't it?  "Business as Usual" means being thoroughly British in every  respect.. British in every respect means, confining one's interests in business with those things which are truly British in every respect. It does not mean employing foreigners:- it does  not mean having any truck or trade with those who are or have  been...identified with Britain's enemies: it does, not mean to  have the right to criticise those who are at the head of affairs  in Great Britain at the present time; it means doing or-saying  nothing that can be construed'in any way, shape "of form as  being in sympathy with our "alien enemies". .  Britain states on oath that the Lusitania did not carry any  arms. Will the United States believe Britain or Germany. Being neutral, therefore possessed of fair play in the matter there  can be no doubt whom the United States will accept the word  of���������a Britain of course.  It is reported that Sir Richard will shortly sail for Canada a-  gain, this should encourage the politician to greater and more  vigorous abuse of the government and give Billy Bowser a great  big rest. He has, had a strenuous time lately, and appears to  have kept his head through it all, even if there was- a "Crisis in  B. C."  Do the soldiers of the Allies greet each other with, 'Good  Morning, have you killed your German yet?'  In the reports we read that the Allies drove the Germans out  of a cemetery.    This is not right.    They should be driving them  into a cemetery.    And they will long before Potsdam is reach  ed.-  "Keep a good front'  abroad.  is Kitchener's motto both at home and  There will soon be more flies on the Kaiser than he can ever  hope to get out of the ointment���������the Americans are warned to  fly.  The "Alien Enemies" in Canada should follow the coudse of  the members'of ���������'.the''.German club in Edmonton���������made public  their disapproval of the acts of the Kaiser and the Crown Prince  The only perfidy the Germans can recognise is the other fellow's.  A thousand years ago a German Emperor was haled in chains  to Rome.     They say history repeats' itself.  A CATCH  Why do I bump over dusty roads, for  niileii .111 the early dawn?  Why do I creep through the .soaking  bush 'ere ov<:-.r (he day is born?  Till'clothes and limbs are woe and  clammy  Why do I go thro' torture���������damme?  To cast afly.  Cold is the ground and the lakes far  colder, ancl heavier grows my  pack  I'm bruised and torn and weary too,  but nothihg'could turn me back  1 tell myself without a doubt  'Tis worth it all if I catch a trout  And here's the lake.  (From. Fraser Valley Record) :  The display of Roses at. the  Hatzic Rose Show was very  good, considering the terrible  wet weather of the past week,  and as a. beginning was a great  encouragement to the Hatzic  growers. Owing "to bad weather there was only one exhibitor  from districts other than Hatzic  though there had been two or  three entries made The majority of the prizes were carried  off by Mrs. Slack who showed  some very beautiful roses.  The following is a list of the  classes and their' winners:  - Class I., Division A., the Best  Single.White,Rose of any variety; prize given by Mrs. Man-  son, won by Mrs. Slack.  Division B., The Best Single  Pink Rose of any variety, prize  given by T. Catherwood, won by  Mrs. Slack.  Division C, The best Single  Red Rose of any variety, prize  given'.by Mrs. McTaggart, won  by Mrs. Slack.  Division D., The best Single  Yellow Rose any variety, prize  given by Mrs. Catchpole won  by Mrs. T. Catherwood.  . Class II., The three best Roses each a different variety:  Division A., White: No exhibits. /  Division B.,Pink, prize given  by J. Lawrence, won by Mrs.  Shook.  Division C. Red., prize given  by Mrs. W. J. Manson, won by  Mrs. Osborne.  Division D., No exhibits.  Class III., The Best Roses of  any variety or color, prize givr  en by Mrs. Shook, won by Mrs.  Slack.  Class IV., Collection of Tea  arid Hydrid Tea Roses: No exhibits.  .   Class V., Collection of Hydrid  Perpetuals: No exhibits.  Class VI., The Best Collection of Roses:, any variety and  any color, arranged with foliage or ferns,.prize Dean Hole's  Book on Rose Culture given by  Mrs. McEwen, won by Mrs.  Slack.  Class VII., Collection of Wild  Flowers, open to children under 14' years of age, attending  Hatzic school prize, book given  by Mrs. Fripp won by' Sybil  Jones.  252,  !DEI2tnE������8QGJI3J300EE10!  ������]H|KiK[������  j: H. JONES  ' Funeral. Director  {furnisher of Funeral Supplies .  Phone Connection. Mission City  E. O. Braiidage-  Painter and Decorator  ���������oiaiuciraaBGnsaGSsoaQHEDao  There,may be some nations calling  themselves neutral- but the fact remains that: Germany is a^ war with  the wor.d.'  ff you want any artistic work in  .Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  ^  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday cf Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and .cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district,, and industries already established, m  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 havo  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 B\dg Abbotsford  VANCOUVER CITY MARKET  I've slipt and I've fallen. I'm bruised  and sore. I'm torn by bramble  and brier ;  But a true son of Walton, cares nothing for these and you know he is  never a liar.  Sucess is now mine, for.I've caught  a fish  T'will   weigh,   when   cleaned   and  placed on the dish  Exactly three ounces!  BeloAv is a Report by C. H. Winslade  Who Represented Mission  District  No doubt readers will know of the  main purposes of the market Irom  the daily papers, however I found the  majority of people sympathetic, and 1  was able to dispose of all the goods  I had consigned.  There were a great number of  sightseers among the buyers, and also quite a few customers were'merely looking for snaps, but articles put  up in good-shape sold for better  prices than good looking- stuff.  No Chinamen or Water Street dealers were allowed to sell in the market, and the authorities did their best  to' help .bona fide farmers.  Gooseberries from W. Nye' sold  well, and there were. some, nice early-  potatoes from T. Tunbridge and G.  Cummings but market, conditions  were a little against these.-selling for  high prices. C. J. Ward sent me some  nice poultry, and my eggs were just  snapped up.,If any further information is required in regard to the market I will be pleased to supply same  if possible.  Consignments for thei market  must leave by freight not later than  noon Thursday, or by express Friday  afternoon or evening train.  Nothing  will  "add more, t������  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home.  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B. C.      :-:  STARTED  A BUTTER  FACTORY  AT  CLAYBURN  The McLaren Milk Factory at Clay-  burn has been taken over by A. P.  Slade & Co., of Vancouver and the  name has been changed to Meadow  Brook Creamery. Mr. George Breed  is manager; and the firm will make  'butter.  *^ff*t"  55^V  See me now about that Insurance  e  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  cCallum  Abbotsford  sss  Btf%U4UMCMB|M  ������������- ffiE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORt), fi. C.      "^  vVA  PRINTING  ABILITY  " 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 Qiie.  Both are at your service.  BATES,. The Printer -JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  OUR PRINTING  Is always good, because it possesses the  qualities that go to make up good Printing: 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 possibility..' , ���������"  r '  BATES, The Printer- JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING  SATISFACTION  Years of practical knowledge and an extensive and.modern plant equipment assure' patrons a service.that cannot be  surpassed. A telephone call will place  '    Hie order.      Our Number is 520:  If busy order by 'phone.. -  BATES, The Printer-���������JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING OF GREAT VARIETY  ,We are equipped to handle., eyery kind  and quality of Printing���������Business, .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  Such as Letterheads, Envelopes, Bill-  . heads, Cards Circulars Statements and  ���������in fact anything in the way of Printing���������.will receive intelligent, attention  and a thorough 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 pa-  ���������per and ink is just as good. No rent to  pay is part of the secret.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  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  it  roper -  Hub Square  - Profi  Mission City  PRINTER AND PUBLISHER  ������$3  ion  J9 THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, S. C.  Mr. C. Brown was a business visitor to  Chilliwack on  Monday.  An afternoon tea will be given at  the" home o������ ��������� Mrs. H. Alanson on  June 17th. Tea will be served from  3 o'clock to 5:30 pi m. Eeverybody  welcome.  Mr. J .E. Parton has been elected  school trustee for the rest of the  term  in  place' of G.  C.  Clark.  j*.  Mr. and 'Mrs. D. Emery arrived  in ' the Bast after a very pleasant  trip and are guests of Mrs. Emery's  parents at Gore Bay, Ont.  We are glad to welcome back to  our midst an old .timer in the person of Clarence Gazle'y, who has  been absent for over a year. His  friends bid him welcome.  Rube's band played here on Tuesday afternoon and all the Rube's attended.   ___*   Mrs. Wm. Roberts is a,visitor to  Bellingham, a guest of her sister  there.-, . ��������� - '  WEEKLY REPORT OF THE  VERNON FRUIT CO., LTD  E. Gazley met with a slight accident while at work on Monday last  He is much improved and his friends  are glad to see him out again.  ��������� *_   BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Wm.  Longfellow, Saturday, June 5th, a  daughter.  We print large or small orders of  butter papers.  State and Condition  of    the    Fruit  Market Told By M. F. Fee  In a few Words.  We had four days of steady cold  rain last week which AVas bad for  trade. One car of vMissiouris was in  and ��������� one of Hood River. Consider  able of these were sent out of town  through other distributing centres.  They were firm and dry while a lot  of B. C.'s were wet. . When a dealer had to carry a few cups of B. C.'s  over night they were almost worthless. This worked as a handicap a-  gainst B. ,C.'s in favor of the foreign  Saturday, were not su cient for the  demand; Monday arrivals were quite  heavy. It is unfortunate shippers  will not send more to Edmoton and  Medicine Hat as advised. The time  of arrival at those points is practically the^same, except No. 4 shipments  Some shippers have berries as good  as any across the line. When more  such are grown we can keep the A-  merican out as there will then be  no excuse for bringing them in. The  markets have kept fairly steady for  firm, bright, colored berries. Car of  Vancouver Island passed here Sunday night for Edmonton, 742 crates  were fine berries in fine condition.  VERNON FRUIT CO., LTD.  S. J. Fee, Manager.  During Friday night the premises  occupied by Miss McWhinney at 1912  Powell Street were entered by burglars, who removed eight silk waists  of values ranging from $4 to.$12.  A.  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ?.teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  HOTEL  FOR CANADIAN GOVERNMENT  Heavy Draft Horses  Heavy draft horses, weighing up< to 1550 "pounds,  suitable for artillery and transport will be purchased.  Such horses must have good shoulders, deep in the  girth and back ribs, short backs well ribbed up ancl  active. Horses.with white strips in face will not be  rejected.  Horses suitable, for officers' chargers will be purchased. These must be solid color, good conformation, well broken and have good manners, height 15-1  to 16 hands, weight 1050- to 1250 pounds. ..Horses  must have quality, be free walkers and move straight,  neck reined horses preferred.  MAKING APPLICATION TO  GO AS MECHANICS  Anumber of the enthusiasts of the  district, who have, passed the age limit to go as soldiers, have made application to go as mechanics and are  likely to to accepted rt an .early date  Riding Horses  Age, Rising- 5 to 10 Years, Height 15-1 to 15-3 Hands  Weight,  1050 to 1250 Pounds  Artillery Horses  Age, Rising 5 to 10 Years Height, 15-2 to 16 Hands  Weight, 1350 to 1550 Pounds  COLORS���������Bays, Browns, Blacks, Chestnuts, Blue  Roans, Red Roans.    No light greys or whites.  REQUIREMENTS���������All.horses must be in at least  fair condition as,to flesh,- sound* ;of good conforma-  . tion, free from ��������� blemishes or.-vice, artillery horses  broken to harness and saddle horses to ride.  NOTICE  The May Day committee wish- to  notify the public that the May Day  drills and decorations will "not be  loaned for public affairs, as they  are to be reserved for May Day use'  only.  By request of committee.  MRS.   A.   TAYLOR.  RIDERS WANTED as agents for  high grade bicycles. Write for low  pcises to THOS PLIMEY'S CYCLE  WORKS.   VICTORIA.   B.   C.  'ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Rats  Mice, etc. Don't Die in the House.  15c and 25c, at Drug and������Country  Stores.  WANTED���������Owners of small Improved acreage or farm near Abbotsford  who would sell at a bargain for cash  write P. O. Box 16, Quallcuin Beach  Vancouver Island.'  FOR SALE���������Spaiigled Hamburg Eggs Good Layers Non-  . Setters, Setting of 15 eggs for  t $1.00. Apply Mrs. P. James,  Mission City B. C. ,  j-t  ABBOTSFORD, B.-C  Strietly first-class in every respect.    The bar is |  stoeked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $!.SO TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  A.J, HENDERSON 6c SONS  PROPRIETORS]  "J'-.j.^m.Jj     ImSfflBffl  msBsaoBBom  mxvyif!!xmma^v^<^mw^miimM^mm  Also 2 Store Awning������, 11 fto and 5ft.  6 in, for sale at a snap.  J. E. PARTON  Painter and Decorator  tiM������WH!������l������������IWMWII3ma<miAWilM^  H .it ���������������������������mini imiiMninmi.niiUMW  Ice^Creanv^Soda Drinks,   Sundaes  Everything in the Ice Cream  Have you visited my new Ice Cream Parlor.    Fitted in first  class  style.    A cool retreat.  Fresh Strawberries arriving daily  A. D:\McRAE*Lieut Col.  , Chief Commissioner for Remounts for the West  Horses,-will be inspected by.  Government Remount Officer  1  Corporation of the District of Sumas  Huntingdon, B. C.  COURT OP REVISION, 1615  Notice is hereby given that the  Court of Revision for the Assessment Roll is postponed from the 1st  day of May, 1915 to Saturday the  19th day of June 1915, between the  hours-of 12 a.m. and 2 p.'m. at the  Municipal  Hall.  OLIVER BLATCHFORD  ..-.,;,' .Assessor  Huntingdon, B. C.     . *   ' ���������     .  Word has been received from Mr.  and Mrs. D. Smith They had a safe  and pleasant journey East and are  visiting at present at' the home of  Mr. Smith's sister in Marquette, Mich  PUBLIC NOTICE���������  S&M0MMW^!^Mim  liiiiiiiiw  WBlWKM  Vancouvel offices, rt will paj  '..   These are features in our'  you to have your dental work  donerin Vancouver. All work  guaranteed for ten year. " ,  EXAMINATIONS FREE  207 HASTINGS ST. W, COR: CAMBIE  5&  Robson  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Notice is hereby given that  I will not be responsible for  any debts contracted by my son  Clarence Nelson.  Jas. H. H. Nelson, Barriere B. C  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  Laundry Agency in Connection  ALBERT LEE, GROCER AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C.

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