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 y,  .^  B'  m.  /'  /  'tf'UV  <���������������*/> >Sk*'  '('���������  ./v  0 'V;  (_���������"���������**������ ������������������������'  f.  ^WtfUi**-  Vol.' I., No. 5.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1910.  ������tf$g^> $1.00 PER YEAR  ;  LIVE STOCK SALE  LINDSAY RUSSELL,       auctioneer  Reports that in spite of the heavy rain he succeeded in disposing of what was brought to his yards' last-  Sale' day.    Owing to the bad weather much stock  was not sent in, however, this will tend to make the  on  uesday^ June 14th  all the more interesting.  On that date  urniture  also will be offered.  LINDSAY RUSSELL  t i ��������� -  AUCTIONEER,   LIVE. STOCK,   REAL  ESTATE  AND   INSURANCE  AGENT  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Boots !   Shoes !   Boots !  at the  THE   PIONEER  STORE  During the coming week a special reduction of 5  per cent, will be made on the price of all boots and  shoes.  I carry one of the largest stocks in the Fraser  Valley. Where can you better a LECKIE or MUNSTER-  MYLESshoe.  Buy!   Buy!   Buy!  ������    Patronize Home Industries and buy LECKIE Boots  L. MCPHEE  Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings  Groceries, Flour;and Feed  ABBOTSFORD,   B.C.  on  HBDSHSUu  The pioneers of this rich r n;I fertile valley ean  hardly realm* the  fact that an .Empire drill is now at'  work on Maple' Grove Farm which  is owned     by    .Councillor   Crui k  shank.       R'ght at the rear of thc-  ncw B. C. Power station is erected ���������  the tripod with all the essentials  icecssary for- drilling for .oil and  with  everything,in readiness  for  the oil expert who arrived on last  Wednesday.   Mr/Conner has'hcd  ^hargo of (he erection of the drill  '���������nd has the first holel down some,  fifty feet.   The .indications so, far  -re Irghly satisfactory and a'l that  that could be expected.... The present ground will testvthe ground to  some four hundred and f'fty feet .  and thus give a good idea "of the  formation  to'that  depth  and   an  indication of what may be beneath  that level.     ,    ���������  The directors of the. company  have decided to put down a series  of holes wjth the'smaller drill so  as to find- the most suitable location, to put-down -the first hole  with the^ larger one At a later  period a diamond drill capable of  boring toa.depthvo������..frora' 2500 to.:,  3000 feet will be placed on the  ground. It is not expected that  the oil "In payable quantities wTill  be found at a shallower depth. So  mucb for what has been, and is to  be done but we must not lose sight  of who has been ,the means of  bringing about an operation which  is likely to be' the backbone of one  of "the largest and wealthiest in-,  dustries in British Columbia. I  think therefore it would be wise  to give the history of the industry  from the start.  In September of last year Mr.  Lindsay Russell of Abbotsford in-  -erested some of Vancouver's lead  ihg citizens i.n the Matsqui lands  and sold them some 320 acres'of  .lie old and well-known Maclure  estate. Later on he sold thesimo  people Hollands and Cru'ckshanks  the Fraser, the Couch ,and the  Brown properties which all surround the Maclure estate���������some  oeven hundred acres in all.  The purchasing syndicate later  formed themselves into to what  is now known as the Provin'-ii1 Investment Company of Britiah'"'���������'������������������  umbia. One Sunday when Mr.  Russell had these gentlemen up  viewing their estate, Mr. T. R  Nixon, the contractor for ths r>ub  station at Clayburn produced a  sample of a peculiar smellltig sand  that his men had unearthed in mala  ing the excavation. It was hand  ���������ed around on Clayburn station to  all, who were asked to g've an opinion as to what it was. Everybody gave a guess but none h't on  petroleum. Still there was one  very cunning gentleman amonge  the crowd in the person! of Mr. J.  J. Banfieid the present secretary  treasurer of the o\} company, who  slipped a quantity ��������� of ������������������ it into his  pocket to test when he' got home  The result was that on Monday  morning a. conference was held be  tween a few and it was de?idecl  that an analysis of thef sample be  made. A few days later it was  known that the material was bitumen; and.it was then decided  that the country should be stakeu  twelve claims were staked���������about  7,000 acres in all by Russell Lindsay  as agent for various persons; but  as things went on it was decidod  that the owners of the, lands hold  the' oil and coal rights and .therefore the staking-was of no avail.  It .was at this point that Mr. C-  F. Law, the present ma;a������������������:nf i  director of the company, who represents .English capital, wa3  called -in.  A fresh start was made and leases of the properties were obtained from the owners; everything  was running .smoothly, but.it was'  discovered that the leases were  only good for one,year.  Another, start, had to be made  and fresh leases drawn for a term  of five years.'  The  company  was  formed, the  directors   and  officers   appointed  and everything was ready to go  to  the public  when again it was"  to  the- public   when  again ,it was.  found that a five years' lease was  not long enough to induce the pub  lie to put their money into the ven  lure  so  there  was nothing ,for it  but to start all over again and get  ten  year leases.   This   has      now  been   done.   Everything   is   ready  "the- money' subscribed/.'the r-iaehin  ery on the ground, and in position  Llie expert here and the speculate  ing population in both Canada and  the United States with their eye-*  fixed  firmly  on  Matsqui  Prairie.  Now who is to be thanked for all  this���������threem en, principally     Mr.'  Russell for bringing all the men to  the district in the first place, Mr.  J. J. Banfiel, for his  foresight in  placing the sample in his pocket  and Messrs C. F. Law and Mr. J. J.  Banfieid for their dogged determination in engineering the com ���������  pany through and bringing about  the present state of th'ngs.  Of course it is well known that  many claim to be discoverers;  Some claim that they have known  that petroleum existed in Matsqui  for the last twenty years. To these  we can hardly give praise, nor ears  they be commended for letting  such a valuable product lie dor  mant for so many years In fact  those who know the circumstances  must admire thegentlemen who  engineered the company through  and obtained the leases for the  present company, more especially  when they, know that the leases  which no one who has seen them  could- deny are absolutely fair to  the farmer.  sc-e-  Halcofflb-Gardraer  Custer, WaBh.', May 23rd, 1910-,'-  A pretty wedding took place at  the home of Mrs. Holeomb's. ^ic  groom's grandmother, when Mi ss  Tva Gardner became the bride b'f  Wright Holcbmb; Miss Gardner  is the daughter of Mr. and .Mrs  George Gardner of Abbotsford, ;B.  C. Mr. and Mrs. Hblcomb will /be  at rhome to their friends.at Silver  Beach after June first.    '        ,/'  '  Residence Sold.  It is reported that J. Higgirison  has just sold one of his model hon4  es at a good figure. Mr. Higgin-  son is another of those men wjm ���������  have faith in the future of Abbo'e  ford, and he is to be commended  for the energetic manner in which  he has come forward and htiiped^.  to fill the wants of the man with  the family. Mr. 'Higginsbri .hafjj  built four houses, during Jhe larft  three months all of which.are rent  ed to good tenants: It is only hop  ed that he will go1 on building as  there are several families wanting houses at the present time.  A Hew Station.  The company holds leases for  ten years on some 3000 acres of  land, the present Parafin Oil Com*  pany of B C. is formed on 580 acres  out of this amount and later en  other companies will be forme:!'on  the balance of the land.  To show the character of the  men .who'represent the present  company it might be as well just  for a moment to analyze their position in regard to the present com  pany, which is now operating. The  pany holds one half or 125,000  shares and the other half goes to  the public1, 62,500 of which are to be  sold and the other 62,500 are given  away as.'a bonus to those purchasing. The 125,000 shares owned by  the members although alloted are  not distributed. They are held in  trust by the secretary and no one  touch them. What does this mean  to the investing .public? Simply  this that they have only their own  shares to compete  with and the  The Canadian-   Pacific ; Railway <  have recently woke up to"the'fact'r'-  that Abbotsford is-'. a< coming- city  ���������a place  of  importance,���������arid"' an;,;  appropriation has  been    granted'  on  a new station.   It is also re*  ported that the G. N. R. are corif  templating  a tunnel road i und^*  their  crossing  in    Oscar    street.  Hitherto  much  indignation      has  been felt  owing  to the  way  in  which the G. tt. R, cujt the town  completely in half by their precipitous crossings.  market cannot be swamped and  if there is no oil the members of  the comDany lose what they put  into it the same as the investing  public. What could be fairer?  What more reasonable or what  more just?  Before concluding, it might be as  well to say that the matter has  been fairly and squarely placed be  fore the investing .public, Messrs  Banfieid and Law spending many  months among the California oil  fields, obtaining the latest information. They had also while there  the severest tests and analysis  made of the companies oil aands.  Mr. Price of San Francisco' has  made a moat complete, and search  ing analysis of sands, and the  companies' prospectus shows Id  detail  the  results.  The company deserves to be  commended in their perseverence  and energy in taking in hand the  the drilling operations, which if  they prove to be successful in discovering oi1, and it is hoped they  they will; then it will be ian everlasting benefit to the district and  British Columbia in general.  "VVe.are glad to add that the people of Abbotsford are showing  their confidence in the venture Mr  Russell reporting that he has die-  posed of a large number of shares-  since drilling operations started,  he wisely asked the directors to  putiaB'.de a parcel of shares to give  put aside a parcel of shares to  give the local people a chance.���������  Communicated.  1  ���������if  W  .. .       -,,.-,..v." ���������"-' ...������������������***?*;���������. W.*fl*i'JK! ^'r*>fflrr**:!K.^.Tr?"'y.-V-*l'T**-ll������^.M-KI"..lJ--ii"i.������!iikl .JI.L1L ii    i.iuiiii.,i,-inf <.fii-lll jw.<hmi.iii; iMummwn i,.-,..,. ��������� ...     , ������������������ , il     i      -i         n I nr mi .ii.i.i.     .  , ,,     ,    - (5?! $wo  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  CHURCH  SERVICES  Presbyterian    Church���������    Kev< jt l#  'Campbell, B. A;, B. D. pastor.  1 Abbolsl'ord, II a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  .   upper Sumas, May 29, and. every  alternate Sunday  at 3 p.m.    ' -  C. E., Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Sunday School at 3 p. in.  Methodist Church���������Rev. A. D. Storey,  pastor.  Abbotsford, 7:30 p. m.  Suuday School 10 a. in.  Presbyterian    Church���������Rev.   A.    D.  Alder.  Mount Lehman, II a.m.  Pine Grove, 7 ;30 p.m.  Glenmore, l/;i0  St. Mathews Church- -  Rev, A. B. Daviss, VVhar.  Abbotsford.���������  ltc Sunday in each month 11 a.m.  Holy Communion.  ���������Reman.ing Sundays at 2;:0 p.m.  Cayburu���������at 7 ;30  p.m.  THE ABBOTSFORD. POST  Published   every   Friday ' by    the  .Post  Publishing Company.  A wenkly Journal 'devoted lo the inter-  ���������  t-i of AbbwtsfoWJ and nuitouikIIiis di -  rid. ' .  Advert!'Inpr Rntes'made known on ap-  ..-Mcation.  f-KOAl, ADVERTISING���������12 cents peine for first in-'Ri'tlon, and 8 cents a lln"  or r.U subruMiuenl con ecu live insertion".���������  Our Sliibbolr.tli���������Koltker lor nor a.yio'  tie   Government.  FRIDAY,   JUNE  3,    1910  ABBOTSFORD  POSTOFFICE  Office hours from 8 a. in. to 7 p. in.  Mails arrive from north 11 a. m.,  from south, 4:27 p. m.  Mails depart to North '1:27 p. m., to  south, 1,1 a. m.  Mail for Upper Sumas every Monday,  Wednesday and Saturday, 1 p. m.  Mail for Peardonville every Tuesday  and Saturday, 1p.m.  Mall for Aldergrove, Shortreed,  and Otter,, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1 p.m.'  BUSINESS   DIRECTORY   OF  i.       ABBOTSFORD.  General Stores ���������  ��������� Authler Bros.  D. W. Turnbull.  M..L. McPhee.  Hotels���������  Abbotsford Hotel, II. Freeman, Prop.  Commercial, J. A. Blair, Manager..  ' Real   Efctate���������       ...  J. W; McCallum.  .Charles Sumner.  Western Realty, J. J. McPhee & W.  Nelson.  Lindsay Rusaell, 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.  Alanson.  Butchers���������  -  J. Monkman.  Ruthiff and King.  Livery Stable��������� -  Lyle &'Anderson  Baker and Confectioner���������  L. Legace.  RESTAURANT���������  Conrad Andersen.  Painters���������  J. W. Golden.  Shoemakers���������  Al. Hauser.  Board of Trade���������  J. W. McCallum, Secretary.  Blacksmith���������  Stauley Ausneau.  Barber and Pool Room���������  Jos. Sanderson.  G. Isenor.  Tobacco and Novelties���������  J."V. Means.  Doctor���������  T. A. Swift.  SADDLERY   and  HARDWARE-  B. J. Qernaey.  CARPENTER 'and  CONTRACTOR  R. J. Shannon,  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  'i.C. Coogan, .  Our mollo���������Moo; I,.   IWkhI   for all  vo can.  Your  motto���������Stand  in   wi'jh  the  press.  ' . ._��������������������������� .  News! News! News I      What ' is  news?     News is ANYTHING- thai1  INTERESTS YOU.   Jf it is inter-  esting to you it will be of interest  to the readers of this paper.   This  >aper is here,to boost Abbotsford  to print all the news that can  to  gotten in Abbotsford and district  \Ve want to let the places outside  know that there is a rca" .'i /e '.v.-.n  'K*re  filled   wi-'h   real  live  people.  One way to do this is to print all  'that   is   of  interest;      everything  ������������������.hat happens shou'd be in print, so  long as'it t's not of a personal nature to cast any kind of reflection  on any person that you would not  wish outsiders to hear of.yourself  We don't want to hurt any person's feeling in the column's of  this paper. Our idea is rather to  boost than to knock. Anything"  that sh,ows any person in a fayor-  .able light to' the 'pubiie we want  to print.. Most .people like a  joke' and most people can stand a  joke especially if it is on the other  fellow. Some day it will be his  turn.  Here r=rc sorre of the th'ngs we  -'ike  to have  items about;.  NOTICE.  DISSOLUTION  OF  PARTNERSHIP  The partnership heretofore existing  between  Amasa  Everett  and  Joseph  Sanderson, doing a pool-table and barber business at Abbotsford, Ii. C��������� has  this day been disolved by mutual consent. . ������.������������������  Joseph Sanderson will continue the  business, assuming ail th������ liabilities of  the late firm, and to whom all debts  due the late firm are payable.  AM ASA EVERETT  JOSEPH SANDERSON  Wilness: J. J. Mc Phee     ,  Abbotsford, April 29, 1910.  Mrs. Taylor (nee Mica Ne'lie Pear  don; met with a nasty accident on  Tuesday, "being thrown from her  bicycle and breaking .her arm.  AH church happenings su-Ji as  .socials, change, of pulpit, or any  other matter that would be of interest to the people that attend  that   particular  church.  Lodge notices of any kind that  the members may wish to have  published.  Personals, the com'ngs and goings of you and your friends.  The improvements that any per  son may oe making to their property���������houses or farms.  Any proposed new buildings.  Social events.  Ti'rths,  deaths  and  marriages.  Wc do riot charge for publishing  birihs, because we like to see parents  happy;  wo don't charge  for  publishing   weddings,   as   wc   like  to floe peop'e  happy���������not getting  some poor fellow into trouble; we  publish the  notices  of death  free  of charge because when we die we  ���������want our'friends..far arid near to  ! know that such a fine fellow has  departed this life, and we don't expect we shall ever leave enough to  have such notice paid for���������unless  we make it in the newspaper busi  ness.  We charge for nothing except  subscrip'i ns- ndverfi<ie-nrn"':- or  notices that will bring tho advertiser monetary  value.  We partieu?arly want to make  this paper much larger and if we  get the news we w'ill do the rest.  The next time you go to the post  off'ce, call in and subscribe for flu's  paper, unless you are already * a  subscriber.   No danger of the tall  fellow  bumping his head against  tho cei?ing should he see a   dollar  coming  over  the   counter.   If  he  did it would not hurt as he has his  hat padded for such occasions. If  you don't belieVe it call and give  him, a dollar and he will te'l you  all  about it.   Besides fell him  a'.:  ^the news you know.   We want it  The management of fh's paper  have no great amount of capital  at their back* butrbe'feve by mak-������  ing a good live paper for tjic town  wc will make many friends, thiui if  not being ri h f innehlly \\\> will  have lots of fr-ends. w'hi-h '������ considered often better thin riches.  The most effective way that any  man can use his influence in public affairs is to keep i,n touch with  the member who represents h's 'dis  trict.   Impress  your   vkws    upon  him as  forcibly arntl; as frequently  as you can.   Even  if you did  nol  support   him  you   have' a perfect  right    to    make      your   opinion.1-  known to him.He may secure your '  vote   at  the   next  election   if  he  meets   your   wishes.< Give   him   a  chance, at least do not allow him  to misrepresent you because      if  his ignorance of your opinion.s.-  In this issue wo. publish an article on the company that is at the  present time boring for oil at tho  power station at Clayburn. Wr  trust the article will meet with the  approval of our many readers  ��������� o   Police protection is urgcr."'i\  needed in Abbotsford. Tl.i-i casts  no refle-ction on any person oi  persons in the town; but there are  a number of undesirable fellows  travelling through the country  who strike this town and cause us  annoyance by their presence. We  want some one here to tell these  fellows to travel on, and keep a-  going. '     i   ���������   o   GENERAL MERCHANTS  Only first class .  .  Groceries,  . Dry Goods,   "���������  Flour, Feed, and Grain  Boots and Shoes  - Kept in stock  Essendene Ave ,     ABBOTS FORD, B.C.  i   [ PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY |   f  [arness am  ? ������������������ Mr. Farmer, when you require a new Set of Harness, a new Saddle, Saddlery Hardware, or anything  in the Horse Clothing, call around and see  B. J. GERNAEY  and youjwill be suited.  LIVERY AND FEED STABLE  .'and  TOURING AUTOMOBILE  We can give you ihe best  of attention at Reasonable Rates.  Our New Touring Automobile is in great demand." "  "I canna leave thee, Nancy," said  a good old Scotchman.   "Ye're too  auld to work, and ye couldna' live  in   the  almshouse.   Gin  I  die   ye  maun  marry  anither  man, wha'll  keep ye in comfirt in yer auld age"  "Na, na, Andy" answered the good  spouse, "I couldna' wed     anither  man for what wad r do wl' two hus  bands in Heaven?" Andy pondered  long  oVer  this,  but suddenly his  face brightened.   "I hae it, Nsncy,-'  he cried.   "Ye ken auld John Clem  mens.   He's a kind maun, but he is  nae  a member  o' the kirk.        He  likes ye Nancy, an' gin ye'H marry  him  'twill  be " all    the  same      m  Heaven������������������John's nae C'hristi in,and  he's nae likely to get there."   o   DOWN TO A SCIENCE NOW.  Wm. LYLE  Stables onj;Essendene*jAvcnuc  R. J. Shannon  Builder and Contractor  Rough and Finished Lumber always on  hand  Estimates furnished free  Abbotsford and Mission  Now York is always up' to date  There is to be a bazaar there to be  held by the National Pharmaccuti  cal society at which the, society is  to give frequent demonstration of  "the hygenic kiss."  It is supposed that this kins is  to be distinguished from'' other  kiBses by the fact that in addition  to the usual caat of characters,  the kisser and the kissee, there in  used in the hygenic kiss a device  consisting of a bit of -disinfeeti."..  silk gauze in an ivory frame.  This piece of excess baggage i  the inven'i >n of a German chemist  It is his  theory, that persons who  want   to   kiss   wi!l  feel  safer     if  they   kiss   through   this   machine,  he thinks wiil cause a marked decrease in the number of cases of  croup, whooping cough, etc.       He  thinks so well of his invention that  he will kins all applicants at the  bazaar.  *  Ilcre is a chance for any of the  old maids who live in New York,  and it is hoped the German professor is good looking.  ���������'fiusiness good?"  "Yes."  "Mine is rotten. But what's tho  reason for the difference??"  lie blinked urbanely, "Mind mc  own," he said and reached for hid  glass.  J. W. GOLDEN  Painting  Paper Hanging-  Decorating  Sign Writing  Kalsomining  Graining  ABBOTSFORD. B.C.  NOTICE' IS HEREBY GIVEN that  thirty days from the first publication  of this notice. I intend to apply to-the  Superintendent of Provincial Police for  a renewal of the Hotel Licence for the  Abbotsford Hotel,, situated at Abbotsford, 13. C, for the term of six months  commencing July 1st, 1910.   ���������  . HARRY FREEMAN.  Dated May 6th, 1910.   .  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  hiity days from the first publication  of this notice, we intend to apply to  he Superintendent of Provincial Police lor a renewal of the Hotel Licence  for the Commercial Hotel, situated at  Abbotsford, li. C, for the term of six  months commencing July Lst, 1910.  James Mcelroy & co.  Haled May Cth, 1910.  INSURANCE  LOANS!  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  or snappy investments]  in town lots, acreage or farm  property  see  cCALLU  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  ri  $j  ������  1(f  H  Jii  its  apt  m  I  I'  f  l.'JB;  m  im  W  "Ml  HI  HI**WHilHAlJIIl!HlfJltlPlWg ro  THE ABBOTSFORD.KCST," ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  THREE  I,  f  E ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Capital paioTup7$57000,000.  .  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  j. Mcelroy & Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.,  CITY  NEVER  orse Touring  Car  Owned and operated by H. L. Nicholson of Matsqui is  " Never out of order"  Travellers and small excursion parties taken wherever  they wish to go. Will meet people from Mission at the  C. P.R. bridge.   Call me over the phone at Crist's store |  H. L. NICHOLSON  MATSQUI, ' B. C.I  To Farmers and Fruitgrowers  1848 Westminster Ave., Vancouver, B. C.  We can now supply you from stock  Mowers,  rakes,  Drills, Single  Horse Disc   Harrows,  One   Horse  Acme, Orchard Cultivators, One" Horse Farm Wagons, I. H. C. Gasoline  Engines,   Auto   Buggies, Tudhope   Buggies, Farm Tools  and  Milking  Machines.        FOR PRICES AND TERMS APPLY  H. ALANSON, Agent, ABBOTSFORD  Small Wants  ii  8* Goes to The  Our paper goes to the hom&  and Is read and welcomed there.  If you wish to reach the house*  wife, the real arbiter of domestic  destinies, you can do so through  our paper and our Classified  Want Ads. form an interesting  and well-read portion of It  A small "Want Ad" in  the Abbotsford Post  may secure just exactly  what you are after.  A small advertisement  of 25 words or less,  25c. for one issue  five times for $1.00  It might mean  many dollars if you  advertise in  The Abbotsford Post  Next door to Post Office.  Matsqui Council.  A Meeting of the.Matsqiu pnrn-']  was h'elclat tho.rea'dcrice of Co'un.  Cruickshnnk, Maple Clrov.e,, farm,  Clayburn on Saturday:'-, afternooii.  May 21 ���������        ���������; ':'    -  Mr. W. J, Merryfield was in the  chair' and Councillor Lundeberg,  Aish and Satchell were, also preB-  cut.      ���������'    - .    ,-.  The ���������'protest of. Mr.. D. Stewart  against the .'gazetiing of the' Huntingdon, Abbotsford and Riverside  roads was taken up and discussed  The reeve mid-councillors h'ld in  Bpectcd the road and opined' thai-  it was for the general good. They  were justified in using the rights  granted by section 238 sub-sec'ion  2 of the Municipal clauses act. The  reeve was instructed to , confei  with the council's'' solicitors before the final passing of the by-  Jaw.  ' A petition was received from E  Thompson and thirty-one others  forope'ning a road on the section  hue between sections S a'md 9 ami  1G and 17, township 13, being a continuation of -the- Le Feuvre road.  Councillor Lundeberg was authorized to have 'this road surveyed  and to call for tenders for the  work.  Tenders for slashing and logging a portion of the. Greer road  ro.id wereopened; James Murphy  $35; Victor Fergusoai $49.50. Jas.'  Murphy was awarded the contract  ��������� On motion of Couneillors'Salcheli  and Lundeberg the Matsqui district Municipality Rate and School  Assessment By-law 1910 wa3 passed and had the cor'poarate seal  affixed.  Councillor Lundeberg reported  the necessity of surveying, slashing and clearing Aldergrove gravel pit and on motion he was empowered to have the same survey  ed and to call for tenders for the  slashing and clearing.  Councillor . Satchell reported  reported that Mr. G. A. Bayle wish  ed to erect a permanent fence a-  long a portion of the western  boundary of this property and at  this place the road js on high land  Councillor Satchell was authorise  ed to call for tenders for construct  ing that road in its proper place,  as indicated by portion, of survey  made recently by W. N. Draper,,D.  L..S. ���������   ���������--'  Councillor Satchell also reported  that he''was unable to procure day  labor to construct the road on the  line in front of Mr. Gild's property  and on motion he wes authorized  to call for tenders for it.  , The consideration of the Abbotsford, Huntingdon and Riverside  road No. 1 and No. 2^of the' Retail  Merchants Licence By-law and.of  the Highway Traffic Regulation By  law was laid over to,1" the next regular meeting.  The meeting.adjourned till June  11 at H a.m.  THE   MARKET.  REALTY CO  Farm Lands  '���������'-''���������,' , ,      ��������� ���������   .. .    .  -���������'C',,.,        ��������� -      and '  t '   '  Town Lots  VANCOUVER AND ABEfOTSFORD  8  S  ������)<sa������:  :SD9  OTEL  ABBOTSFORD, B. C,  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  shocked with the best of wines, .liquor and cigars,  RATES,   $L50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  H. FREEMAN,  PROPRIETOR  ac  The market at New Westminster  on Friday last was not characterized by any marked changes in  prices, ail lines of produce maintaining much -the same levels  iip last week. Veal declined sligli  tly in price and sold from 11 1-2 to  12c per pound while prime pork  passed the previous high water  mark and in some cases sold aj  high as M cents, The supply of  potatoes was large and the demand was weak, but no change in  price resulted. The attendance  was only average and the supply  of produce fair, the demand being  fully equal to the supply in near-  neariy all lines.  The supply of beef was fair and  all offering was sold readily at  quotations. Lamb ancl mutton  were in good supply'and were sold  at satisfactory prices'. Veal was  plentiful and in spite of the re'ady  sa;e the price declined one half  cent a pound. Pork was not so  plentiful as in the past and the  price shot up another notch selling at l'l gents. Farmers with pork  era ready for marketing may now  realize a pretty handsome profit  Eggs were in fairly good supply  and found ready "Kale at the prices  quoted, tho wholesale price being  maintained at 30 cents. The supply ancl demand of foVl was good  The broilers were r.rather better  than last week and sold according  to their size. The supply of duckj  was fairly good. "  All lines of roots and .vegetables  were in fair '.supply, potatoes being particularly plentiful and sell  ing at a low figure for the season  of the year. . . "  Beef, hindquarters, per lb. lie to 12  Beef, hindquarters per lb 9c to 10  Lamb, per lb ���������'��������� ��������� ��������� :-.'���������' - ijjc  Mutton, per lb  : ���������-Wc  Spring lamb, per carcass  ;--$6i53  Veal, medium, per lb. 111-2 to li  Vea', large, per lb 92 to 10  Fork, medium, per. lb 13c  to It' c  Eggs, wholesale, per dozen  '30c  Eggs, retail, per doz ��������� -.--,35c  Butter, wholesale, per lb   30c  Butter, retail, per lb   35c  Broilers, per doz     ��������� $5.00 to $7.00  Fowl, per doz, '  $10.00 to $12.00  Chickens, per dozen      $8.00 to' $10  Chickens, per dozen  $8 to$S  Ducks, young per dozen $9 to    $10  Ducks, old, per doz.  ,$12  Potatoes, per ton     $12 to $14  Geese, live, each   $1.50  Onions, per tfack, $1.50  Turnips, per sack,   50c  Beets, per sack,   73c  Parsnips, per sack,  75c  Cabbage, per sack ��������� - 60c  Carrots, per sack,      ,  75c  Rhubarb, per bunch    5c  Lettuce, per bunch    5c  ���������>'<>^^^'?^*^***������***=������:#*^*������=B:*=S:*--*  'ir  1  L.     LJ  egace  '������  ABBOTSFORD,   BAKER  Bread,. Buns, Kisses,  Cream Puffs  Wedding Cake a Specialty  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  WEE DIPS  The people of New Westminster  are cofnplaining about the telephone service and the manager  has i'nvited the complainers to go  to the office and see if the girls be  "busier  than  the  wires."  It is estimated that it costs over  $3.00 to start'and stop a C. P. R.  express on the ma.'n line.  A new paper called the Record  has been started at Slocan.  Mrs. John McKee who died at  Ladner on May 17 was 92 years old  The Islander is the name of a  new paper at Cumberland B. C.  The Columbia river reached its  highest mark last week.  C. E..Pittcndrigh has been appointed city jailer at New Westminster.  Chilliwack is to submit a by-law  providing $70,000 for dra'mge system.  Deposits in the Canadian banks  Increased at the rate of more than  a million dollars a day during .the  month of March.  Sir Wi.fred Laiirier on his west-  trip will not include New Westmin  s'ter 6r Abbdtsftxrd..  Inspector Cunningham and his  staff cremated over 30,000 condemn  ed trees last week at Vancouver.  Nicola Valley is to have a fall  exhibition this year.  HOW DO YOU JUDGE A  . DAIRY COW?  A dairy cow is often judged by  the scale of points of the breed to  which she belongs. Another meth  od is to rate*, her according to her  general appearance and the exter-  irdications of milking powers; appearances are sometimes deceitful  Recetnly a farmer near Ormstown,  Que., sold five cows at $25 each"  saying they were no good as dairy  cows. The purchaser.found to his  great satif action "that one' gave 1������,-  000 lbs milk and another' 13,00 lbs.  Sometimes a cow is valued because  ehe is easy to keep, or she is a docile family pet. Coming nearer to  the practical test, a farmer may  judge his best cow to be the one  that daily gives a couple of. pails  full of milk in June; though she  may quickly decrease in flow, the  remembrance of that big yield  sticks in her owners mind and she  is undeservedly ranked too high  Or she may have earned a wide local reputation just by one isolated  test for fat very likely higher than  normal. On the other hand a cow  that gives only a moderate yield  but attends strictly to business, for  a reasonably long milking period  will probably prove most valuable  Again, there may be some general  idea of production, but; totals that  are only estimated aregenerally in  excess of the actual yield.  The positive proof of value is ccr  tainty of the cow's ability, to produce milk and fat economically;  the generous minded, unselfish,  rual dairy cow, independent of  strikes and lockouts, works full  time, and returns a handsome mar  gin of profit above the computed  cost of 'feed. The one infallible  test is a record of the production  of each cow for the full period of  lactation. Don't average up the  herd, ascertain that each cow is a  vpebia'iat. i  * L  0  iiBBaaaaiMaMi  BB!iijlBi<8M6iiiiwi#^^ FOUR  THE ABBOTSFOBb POST, "        ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  I  '���������  #'  It  #  ���������^���������)i,������-.'"i(- */.���������/  pv^H^^:;i:ft'i!������!"!ItvJ������������>;������!i^  s  All kinds of fresh meats,in season.  ONLY  Al   MEATS  KEPT  IN  STOCK  We deliver the goods  #  'W'.OWt.if^-U.*  /-^C^J^j"'^^^^^^''^';;''^^^  H. ALANSON  Furniture  ;<OB58&  I  There is no necessity to go to the City to-purchaje furniture as our ?tock  is complete.    Our prices are right and the stock is equal to that of the C ty.  Hardware  Our stock of hardware is complete in every respect.  Carriages and Market-wagons  a full car load on sale in my new ware-house  Sash and Doo: s  at prices that can't be beaten.  Holstein Bu  Pure bred for stock purpos :s..  HARROP BROS.  LYTHWOOD RANCH,  GEORGE FERGUSON  GENERAL CONTRACTOR  Specialty, Bridges, Culverts  and Grading  ABBOTSFORD  NOTICE.  Mrs  Weir was .visiting    friend3  .'in Vancouver  this  week.  Mr. Purvis of the B. C. Elestric  with Mr. Newsonie,' Cptl Duff  Stuart and Capt. Turner ar������ to  meet Mr. Russell in' connection  with the matter of placing a car  station on the Oil Company's land  and Che carrying out of other work  which the B. C. have} promised to  do for the company  Mr. Law the managing director  of the B. C. Parafin Oil Company  a renewal of the Hotel Licence for the  Huntingdon  Hotel,   situated  at  Huntingdon,   B.   C,     for   the   term   of  six  months commencing July 1st, 1910.  PHILIP   McDONALD.  Dated at Huntingdon, April 27, 1910.   L_0   Social and Persona1.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Blair returned  home on Sunday from a week's vis  it to the coast.  i o   Mr. Himill of P. Burns Company,  who was hurt a short tini. ?go,  vis Lirig.fr'.end:i at Bvllingham this  when, his team ran. away, is able to  be  to. work  a-ga:n.  Mr. Brown of the V. V. & E. staff  left for Vancouver Monday morning last.  Mrs. Walter Wells returned on  Mondiy from ChiKiwack, where  she had been visiting her sister.  Mr. Alex McCallum who has pur  chased the Atkinson place south  of the town, is haying an addit-1  ion built to the house, and expects  to move into Im new home soon'.  Mr. Thomas Hartnell of the'Lin  coin Lumber Company at Langley  coin Lumber Company at Langley  was in town on Monday on business and pleasure.  Mrs, Baldwin and children are  visiting friends, at Bellinham this  week.  Mrs. Sh~r;reed came n on Wed  nesday's train from Vancouver,  where she was visiting her daughter Misa Shortreed.  Mr. Alex Cruickshank was in  town   on  Thursday.  NOTICE  IS  HEREBY  GIVEN  that  thirty'(days after the first publication  of (his notice, I intend to apply to the j accompanied' by  several  of Van-  Superintendent of Provincial Police for j couver's leading citizens motored  from town on Wednesday to see  the  drilling operations.  One thing to be desired. That  trains be run regularly and on the  schedu'e time on the Great Northern system" between here and  Westminster. - ''  NEW PRESBYTERIAN MANSE.  I: h is been decided to erect a  new Presbyterian-manse. A sub-  scrip; ijn .last has been started.  The sum of $600 has already been  subscribed. lh? people of this little burg want to see our Rev; J.  L. Campbell, B. A., B. D., in a com-i  fortable home if he is to stay with  us for any length of time.  It is with regret that the friends  of Mr. J. A. McLean, (Jack) .who  twisted hi'3 back whilst engaged  in work on .Tuesday is now  in New  Westminster hospital,  .Mr. and Mrs. Holcomb are well  known in Abbotsford, having resid  ed here (or many years.  If Jack Anderson, the chauffeur,  hadn't run down a dog, he might  have been forgiven for motoring  at highspeed just as people were  leaving church. Why ! he too, had  left church after church���������behind.  --������������������o���������-���������  The latest comet theory is that  the gas around Halley's indiscretion may produce a siight irrita-  tation of the: nostrils and throat.  Once an abject of awe it ii now  merely a thing .to be sneezed at,  you see.   o   At the poet's dinner the author  of "Tears, idle ters," will be repres  ented   by "iJpr.'ng Onions."     Ask  I Harry if he has any.  'Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION CITY. B.C.  This hotel has been   thoroughly  rennovated  throughout 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  r  *>  IIMrwwwiHlil fttwPWr*.* ~*nwwi  DOG POISONINO  Dear Sir ;-  In' consequence of the numerous  cases oi* dog poisoning or stealing  at   Abbotsford, T' beg    to     state  through the medium of your valuable  paper ^halt  I  will pay the  reward'of Ten Dollars ($10.00)  to  any   person -giving    informaUon  that will lead to the conviction of  or   idejntifjeation   of   the   culprits  responsible for such malicious and  wanton acts of cruelty.  Thanking yoji  in  anticipation.  Yours   faithfully,  A. nULTON HARROP, ,  Lythwood  Ranch  Abbotsford,  June 1st.  ��������� ' *���������  HOTEL ARRIVALS  Commercial.  E. M. Murraj', Vancouver; Mrs.  A.  Welch,-1 Vancouver;  D. Porter,  Vancouver; S. P. Ball,'Missouri; L.  F.   Williams, Westminster,;  V.  R1  chie, J. Biggar, H. August-ne, E. R.  Simons, Tacoma; D. Cresswc." ; H  S. Miller, Mission ; R. Emanuel, Hat  zic; T. Crummie, Pine Grove; Ole  Mattsain, Seattle; P. Pearson.Seat  tie; Mrs. Irwin, Spokane; J. Back  strome,   Vancouver;   T.   H.  Ross,-  Vancouver; D. Campbell, Tacoma;  A. Hayartti;  J.  Johnston, -ChiMi-  wack; J. Blaine; T. Mallin; F. Kil-  roy,  C.  Madden;   J.. Bailey;      A.  Cruickshank,' Chilliwack; W.     M.  Brooks, Seattle ; E. M: Taylor, .Seat  -tie; A; Lindstrom, Matsqui; Chas  P: ' Ooligah; Spokane ;  Thos.  Cas-  sidy, Spokane.; J. Granvi'le, Spokane; C J. 'Palmei-.Toronto; P. W.  Balfour, J.-'Goodse'.l, H. Anderson.  Abbotsford  Hotel.  W. James, Vancouver; E. Hutch  inson, P. Gay nor, W. C. Oakes, T.  Adair, H. A. Stewart, B. Cassidy,  vV. Utter back, D. Kennedy, R. Ham  ill, A. Hogarthy, W. Maine', J. W.  Givens, L. R. Mason. E. Stirling,  Westminster; L. L. Larsen, . A.  K. Takahashi, Yokohama, Shorty,  W. H. Maine,   D.  Widner, .Revel-  ' -  ' i.   l  stoke, P. Cosco, Dublin, Ireland,  A.. Mitchell, Vancouver; E. C. Davison, Vancouver; W. H. Fox, Coal  Creek', Ireland; J. CattalK Aldergrove; Geo. Mclntyre, Vancouver  B. Reynolds, ,Mt. Lehman; J. P.  Keen and wife, Idaho Falls; Joseph Harling, Vancouver; H. Swan  son, Spokane ; J. H. Murphy, West  minster j H. P. Johnston, Vancouver; W. Spalding, Pine Grove; W.  Buker, Pine Grove; C. Richardson  J. McManus, Vancouver ;R.D. Dou  glass, Vancouver; P. Ogleson, Sumas. W. Waine,, A. J. Cook, G. J.  Blackman, G. E. Bawston, Vancouver; W. Black, L. O. Ward, C. A.  Wing and wife, Missouri; O. G.  Burneaux, London  Eng.  CANADIAN NORTHERN  1    TO START SOON.  Tenders have been called for the  building.of sixty miles of road east  from New;, .Westminster.  The work is to be started at once  and the date of completion is June  1st, 1911.  ���������;.   . *  The tenders include the bridging  grading, masonry, track laying  ballasting' and erection of a tele-'  graph line.  I ���������       1    ��������� :  Abbotsford is alive with Vancouver speculators and much pro  perty is reported to have changed  hands during ,the past few weeks.  It might be remarked that the  .price of htnd ds fairly cheap; acreage' from $50...to $175 according..tD  improvements.. Town lots from  $75 to $800, It, la ^generally believed that these pricefl will be greatly  increased wi'.'h in a week or two.  ������  :=\  A^WMHfciWBaWBlBaBBWJAMMWMKif^lfllWBanBWtW  When in need of a. new pair of  kj  TRY  BULL  ��������� A full line of Ames-Holden Shoes to hand.  .The qoality of this shoe will appeal  A full Jine of Groceries, Diy Goods and Feed always  on hand.  m ������������������. hi ���������nnwiP*������i  I   llll   III! ���������IIIIIIMIIIIaillHWIIIMIWin  IHLIIUBWIIII ���������IW  D. W. TURNBULL  *.J*-������W������***i������*^������. I   ���������Nil   II   111 ���������lllllUll  V  Essendene Ave.  Abbotsford, B. C.  "J  ������������ a ������ ������g'  Fresh Milk  15'quarts, $1.00   Delivered twice daily from   ���������  J.une 1st. 1910.    Apply  Harrop Bros.,   Lztjv^janch,     Abbotsford  Our cows are specially selected and quality guaranteed.  '��������� " Good cows always for sale.  NOTICE  If you are a speculator and want really good  propositions  C SUMNER  If you are a land owner and wish to sell  O SUMNER  If you wish to purchase a business  For a Pool Room, Barber Shop, Candy and Cigar  business netting $150 per month profit, which could  easily be doubled.  and please don't forget to  C. SUMNE  REAL ESTATE AGENT  Next door to Post Office.  Abbotsford  'I  '111  i  v  'iii  i  4  J  F  ?  I  m  M  M:  ('  ml  i.)|  I  ml'  ' '^1  WM  1  il  i  m  K/  mt  '���������15.1  Iff  '1  ���������m  Wi  m  m  m  wv  Ml  M  Ml  W:m  WMt  1  hi-  In'!?  1  1  ��������� nm  ffl ��������� - -  m  Un  rnjo  n*b*^m^vmkmttrmMimmiiwl*MimmimmtumtPrtfil)l

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