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 ^Te^iatiVe^^ /  %)\  Vol. I.; No. 8.  abbotsford/'b. c.y friday; june 24, 1910.  $1.00 PER YEAR  -yi  LIVE STOCK SALE  ,' Reports a very sussessful sale on Tuesday of this  week. The market is becoming a favorite with the  ranchers and others who wish to buy or "sell.1   "' ">  L  on  Tuesday, June  - all the'more interesting.  ������      ' ���������*���������<*- <  -. . On that date,  Furniture,  ���������- also will be offered.  LINDSAY RUSSELL  AUCTIONEER,   LIVE STOCK,  REAL  ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE AGENT  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  nsBB:  J  Abbotsford' Pioneer Store  JUST  ARRIVED  .....-���������      ��������� ,.      .< ...      , *      ,   ,   ,  A shipment of Crockery and Graniteware..  I am offering this at a sacrifice price as I  have not sufficient warehouse room*1 ������  Cups and Saucers, Plates, Dishes, etc.  I am also clearing out my old stock of Crockery  AT YOUR OWN PRICES  THE. PIONEER STORE  Lmo        IVI V^i^ll ILwmjLLi  LINDSAY RUSSELL,      auctioneer  ���������ti'  F.bYAL TRUEvBLUE'LODGE '.   ���������.  ��������� -,., ^/..QJELEBRATES  1    ���������        1 " t.ji-  ' ' ...  ���������1���������0���������-r >      "     '  Ah' entertainment Vivas--held un-  del- the'auspices,of the Loyal True  Blues at ther'Orange '.Hall,'Abbots-  l ford, on Friday last, 'June ttie-17th'  I' Brother    Harittc', ..of' pril^ia, Out.,  Supreme Grand Master was' .'n at-  .'���������.tendance",    also six'   distinguished  brethren, from 'Vancouver. ' * '-���������'- ��������� '-;  Brother Haritte spoke on the ob-^  jects and principles of the'assdeia-''  tion.'.   A large' programme of songs'  aiid-recitations     was . filled after  which* refreshments "we,re   served  consisting - 'of  sandwiches,'      cake,  strawberries 'and cream, etc.;  A' hearty -vote   pf'itharikVwaa  rtioved by Bro. Matthiaa,'and second  ed by Bro. the -Rev. J. ^Campbell,  for the Brothers-'who'had'travelled"  far to talk to the Abbotsford .frja-  - f-  ternity  and- the- meeting    which-  opened .with the "Maple Leaf forever," closed-with many chfeers f or  the distinguished .visitors. ' .''-  DREDGE'LEAVES' CHILLIWACK'  v. Next   week  Alex" Cruicksh'ank's  dredge   which   for   the  past    two  years"has'been" employed in ditch'  digging    throughout'j the ��������� Valley,-  will be taken down'the'Chilliwack  river Vnd,into the Fraser-to the*  Coast; indicating "that** no      more  ditches' will^be dug;inj this [district  in-'the near "future, at .least./ "All  told,  Cruickshank  and ' his  \ crew  have' deepened   or   dug  complete  about 21 miles  of, leaving,  that'part of the township'to     the  south  and  east  of the city .in  a  very   good   condition' as   . regards  drainage.  " '  About $40,000 _ has, been spent on  ditches in the Chilliwack ' Valley ;  this amount includes the original  ditches, which have been deepened  as well as those recently constructed:     ���������  'That portion of the Chilliwack  river between "the mouth of the  Semiault river and -the Semiault  intersection ditch lias been cleaned and deepened.- but no  provement to'-the'Chilliwack will  be , attempted,-at--this' time.  The principal pa.rtV.6f the'work  just completed included 'the deepening 'of the Semiault river, ,from  its outlet to the McGuire' road, 'a  new ditch1" along -the'McGuire road  to. its intersection with the; Gibson  road; thence" along a line .parallel  to arid about "'a -half mile* south' of  the ��������� Prairie'' Central tov the Upper  Prairie'road and thence along the  Upper Prairie, past ��������� Elk. creek,' to  a point-about half a mile south of.  Hope   Slough.���������Progress.  ..vBBOTSFORD POLICE  COURT   o   William Robertson, who has for  ���������sometime been working on- th?  Clayburn road, was charged befo**?'  Judge McPhee, with assault by a  fe-liow workman. .The evidence o������,  being summed up appeared so-con  fJicting   no  verdict   was   reriderec  lie began to celebrate the release* in right, royal good g'yle'bu"  was brought to a.,standstill b\  'Constable Black, who is capable,.of  arresting a man twice as (obstreperous as what Willie could be.  lie was again' brought before-  Judge McPhee and fined $5.00 and  costs for disturbing .the peace. .  This is, the first case ;to be  brought before Mr. J. J. McPhee a-  lone, and those'who heard the, waj  'in which he dealt with!the evidence  'given express their, approbation-of  the masterly way, in which he han*i  Je-I the' case  GOVERNMENT WORK  /VERY    SATISFACTOR V v  PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT  Tlie public entertainment'''given  by the I.'O.'G'.T. Lodge, No \%\  on ,last Tuesday evening- was* \  grand success,, although the wet  weather interfered with the, attendance." Mr. Perry and Mr. See  from Sumas added very much' to  the enjoyable programme' of the  ;eveining.'-'?,r;,'������ - *> >--.**''    yy--.<<-  .*. The programme consisted*, ;<��������� of  'songs, readings and .recitations, re-,  freshments were served.  WATER'POWER  -   '       ' "''AT  CHILLIWACK,  CLEAN-UP .DAY   WANTED   O- r-  "Our town is greatly improved  in appearance by the construction  of the roads going for.ward. We  will "be glad to see the sidewalks  put down. Let us .have a clean-up  day as they did in. Vancouver,  when the citizens generally re-?  moved unsightly objects from a-  bout their premises..  BUY in Abbotsford; NOW!  THE.JUNE BUG VERY BUSY  Plans  have"i>een  announced by  the Vancouver Power Co., a subsid  iary   organization   of  the   "British  Columbia  Electrical    Railway  Co'-  which   contemplates  the     ' development of 100,000 horse  power  of  electrical   energy.   The   source , of  the power is located inf Chilliwack  Lake and Jones Lake, both lying in  the  Chilliwack   district,  some  distance east of Chilliwack and connected  by  the - Vedder river  and  other  streams  flowing from these  storage reservoirs with rapid descents to the Fraser ,River.  To fully develop .the two .souri  ces of power the British' Columbia  Electric  Railway Company      will  .expend the -large..amount of $10,-  000,0,00. ,.       . ,.  - The company has several engineering parties now in the field near  ,the neW sources of water power  and'state that it is possible operations on the new plants will be  started during the present season  One inaugurated they will be rush  ed'to completion. The full plant  will probacy not be instated at  once but a start made arid addit-.  .ions to the equipment will be installed as necessitates demand.���������  Progress.   o   '    TEMPERANCE LECTURE  Clyde    Johnson  of    Abbotsford  and Miss Minnie Johnson of Sumas  were married* in New Westminster  this week.-  If Romance is desired then   " the  young couple should be- satisfied  Cap't. Dutton will 'begin his addresses on the liquor traffic in the  Presbyterian church next Monday  evening. He is suppose'd to be  a capital speaker and his addresses, are not of the usual line, "and are  arie well worth hearing. Hear him  on Monday evening the 27th at  8 o'clock.  Itfrs. Parton, Mrs. Kennedy, Mi*3  Mcj^allum and Miss Luke, delegates  of 'the W. C, T. U. left on Monday,  even-iing's train to attend the con-  fe^nce  in   Westminster.  Mr. A. A. .Cruickshanks, accompanied by Mr. J. J. McPhee, made  a'tuur over, the government work  on 1 burs-doy of this week, visiting  Ml. Lehman, Peardonville, Clayburn and outlying .districts\wheiv  government work is being carried ,  on and found the work being done  in at very satisfactory manner.  The new Clayburn road will be a  grand th.'ng for Abbotsford. Who  completed it .will enable the people of, Clayburn to, reacii this town ,  by a shorter route. It is even now  baing' used before it is completed  It will make a difference-of several  miles. % _      ,    -  ���������MAPLE ,,GRO,VEf ITEMS.'1'  (From  Our   Own  Correspondent-.)  '  >  Mr. Richard Hartnell and daughter ,returned frorii Tacoma, Wash.,  on Tuesday, where they' were to .  consult a lung specialist for Mi33  Hazel. , She, -will return there., in a  short time for treatment forrftuber-  colosis.  The Maple Grove and Clayburn  school .will close Wednesday, June  29, for tbe   summer vacation. The  SLiiool has now; a roll caW* of 'near ���������'  ly sixty pupils.^ .; ,,.   . -^ :  ' Another'room will"be built"������lui-J"  ing the summer holidays,- and two,  teachers employed instead   of- one;  Miss J. McKay will return to her  home  in' Prince - Edward- ��������� Island  >  and we are sorry to hear she wili -  riot be our teacher for the coming  term. ''  Mr Doan Hartnell, 'one of tho  Maple Grove Lumber Company, left  yvednesday for Vancouver on business for the  firm.  The course of Bible Readings being held here in AH'Saints church  has been discontinued for a while  '��������� The Maple Grove Lumber Co.'s  donkey engine is running nearly to  Abbotsford for its  logs now.  The many friends of Mrs. John  Fox. who lived here so long will be  interested to hear* that she succeeded in getting .her divorce last  Saturday at Bellingham, Wash, but  only on condition that she." did not  marry under six months.  Mr. Howe and wife of Port Ham ���������,  inond are visiting Mrs. E. R. Remington  of Maple  Grove.  MOSEY . ���������  (STARTED UP AGAIN  The" Pine Grqve Lumber Company have started up under the  management- of Mr. Howe after  a short idleness, during which time  many repairs were made' and new  machinery put in. The company  is now in a position to turn out  first-class work, excellent workmen  being engaged.  '  ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS  Entrance Examinations are being  held in the Abbotsford school this  week. Mr. William Burns, pr'neip-  al of the provincial Normal, school  is   the  presiding  examiner.  Some nine pupils are taking the  opportunity of aspiring for higher  education. Two are from our own  school and the "balance from th  surrounding district.- '  ��������� The results will be known in a-  bout' four weeks' time.  Mrs. George Clark has returned  home after spending .a pleasant  holiday at the Coast.  a  . i.  H  ''I  i il  - N  I'iJ  -n  m  'm  1  m  ���������i*<  ���������"Ml  tv  '&  til  m  -feci  .in  ! 'm  V  It.  i*,'  ' M  * *l  -V F.o-jrJ  THE ABBOTSFORD t'OST,      ABBC-TSii'OfcD, B. C.  CHURCH  SERVICES  ���������J.'L  Presbyterian     Church-1-  Rev,  Campbell, B. A., B. Dl.-pastdr.  Abbotsford, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.'   '  Uypev Sumas, May 29;-and every'  alternate  Sunday  at 3 p.m.   *  C. E., Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Sunday School at 3 p. m.  Methodist Church���������Rev. A. DJStorey,  pastor.  Al'ljo'tsfortl, 7:30 p. m. ��������� ;  Suiiflay School 10 a. m.  Presbyterian Church���������Rev. A. D.  Alder.  Mount Lehman, ll1 a.4*a.  Pine Grove, 7 ;30 p.m.  Glenmore, 2 ;30'  St. Mathews Church- -  '  Rev, A. E. Daviss,     Vicar  Abbotsford.��������� ,  ist Sunday in each month ll a.m  ,iioly Communion. " Sundays at 2;30 p.nv  C ayburn���������at 7 ;30 p.m.  AAVWS A A A Aj^^A/VSAAA*/1/*!* AAM /-^AA/V* AA**AAAAWS/V-AAA*4A AW^AAA  ''.'   HENDERSOiN'& TAYI&&   -';  *T' -  (Associate Members can: soc. civilNEngineers.)'  givil engineers:  R.A.HENDERSON  B.  C.   LAND  SURVEYOR  P. 0. Boxll        Office, next P.O.        Abbotsford  ABBOTSFORD POSTOFF1CE  Office hours'from 8'aVm. to 7 p. m.  Mails  arrive  from" north1 11- a.  m..  . fi������m south, 4:27- p. m.  .'   Mails depart to'North-4:27 p.;m., to  south, 11 a. m.  Mail for Upper Sumas every Monday,  Wednesday and Saturday, 1 p'-m. '  Mail for Pearddnvllle���������every Tuesday  and Saturday,-1 p. m. '  Mail for Aldergrove, Shortreed  and Otter, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1 r.mV  THE -ABBOTSFORD POST, j  Published every Friday by the Post  Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the lnter-  : tn of Abbotsfoi-tl and sin, -ending di ,-  '.rict. '   .  .Advertisin-j Rates made know. "r. application.  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents per  ine for'first In&ertion, and 8 oeiu'ri a line  .'or all subsequent'-uonsetjutive insertions.  Our-BJii'bi-oleth���������i-Neitliar'for nor t*j**i*a'  tli������ - Government.  FRIDAY;-JUNE 24; 1910-*  ���������SSE  ��������� What-'are you~.doing .these day*  to further the interests of Abbotsford?  BUSINESS   DIRECTORY   OF  ABBOTSFORD.  General Stores ��������� ,  Authier Bros.  D. W.' Turnbull.  M. L. McPhee.  ' Hotels���������  Abbotsford Hotel;'H! Freeman, Prop.  Commercial, J. A. Blair.'Manager'.   :  Real   Estate^*- '  J. W. McCallum.  C. A. Sumner.  Western'Realty;'J7 J. McPhee'-&,'W.  Nelson. "  Lindsay "Russell, 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.  ���������Ruthig and King.  Livery Stable���������  1  Lyle & Anderson ���������  Baker, and Confectioner���������  L. Legace.  RESTAURANT-  Ccnrad Andersen.  Painters���������  J. -W. Golden.  Shoemakers���������  M. Hauser.  Eoard of Trade���������  J. W. McCallum, Secretary.  Blacksmith���������'  Stanley Ausneau.' /  Barber and Pool Room���������   .  Jos. Sanderson.  G. 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.  SURVEYORS  Henderson   and 'Taylor.  Watch  Abbotsford  GROW!  Send the Post to your friends In the  East.  *dl^1&&&^^  It is the duty of every citizen' to  give-a part of his time to furthering theinterests of his town. It is  given to few'-'ofus- to be stars in  the leadership of -men, bat all can  help, and the; day may come when  an- opportunity, ������������������may. be given ��������� to  'shine,-and 'shine very-brightly.  A sucker is said to be born every  minute but a great statesman on-  ly once a century. But there are degrees of greatness that all <**-,���������*>'to  make the great- statesman shine.  This degree-of-, greatness" ia ' enhanced 'by those men -who'do the'  noble work of*'promoting'.the in-  tereBts'bf' their own'town,- or community. Be wise,in your day and  generation., The opportunity--���������ol-  greatness "mayr come-your-way.*' ���������  ��������� There is a' large floating .'pop'u-'  lation around Abbotsford, and law  and'-'order1" is 'being maintained to  a degree nowhere excelled in  in *' any 'other part of the  province. "The word** to'"pas's a-  long". is quickly given by bur new  provincial guardian of the peace.  It is said -that hoboes is'tay *'out-������  side'the town and enter'only when  night comes, even" then don't stay  long..' The words"there is va policeman ^in Abbotsford" is supposed to be written;in tramp language  on' the ��������� trees1 alongside the roads'  leading to "Abbotsford.-  The provincial government did  a :wise thing in sending.a constable  to Abbotsford, but we think-the sur  rounding 'municipalities -'should1 con  tribute something ^towards the  support of a: goodmari-in thatpbsi  tion as it is in the'outlying'parts  that the work is .being .carried a-  long that makes the,drawing.card  for- the'hobo class.  A   REVOLUTION.' WITH ^ROOSEVELT "AS LEADER.  to swayed that multitude, bent it  to-their-political' will.' That royal  salute  of  twenty-onerguns'   fired  from the fleet which i3 the creation of the Colonel was a tribute to  the Imperial' intellectuality      an J  personality"'of.:the   man. -Accord-'  ing to one-of the> leading hewspa,  X������ers of New York, it in significant  of   coming   events   of    paramount  importance  to  the   great  republic-  It' means  that , while, like  Brutus  (a r.epuGlican   of  an   earlier    day;  Roosevelt is-an honorable man,like  Caesar .(of the days of Brutus) he  may also be an ambitioui* man. He  may also-as the UCs'illts of the conquests he-has made Iu Africa and in  Europe and of the adulation he has  exacted from royalty cher.'sh ideaa  which are not consistent with-the  integrity- of the  republic., To put  the   mattei*  pointedly,   the  .  New  York World hints that the Colonel  is' an Imperialist, and that a man  of overpowering '.personality,  whe  cherishes such ideas -'iaa those-   of  Roosevelt is dangerous to there-  public.   Our   Gotham-1 contemporary represents an element not ai->  lied with either of the. great polit-,  ical parties, which is at a lqB8"to,  know what to do with-Roosevelt.-  There   are   others.   Those    others  ar;e,chiefly composed of Republicans who resent the-failure of Presi  dent Taft to redeem his. pledges.  They .stand1 for 'tariff    reduction,  for'the relief of the common peo-  pie from the tyranny of trusts" and,  combinations. 'They 'in'imate 'that'.  ;they "may be forced' intof the"position of forrting a hew;political'patty .with Roosevelt*at its head.'They,  do not fear" the erection' off a Robse  -*veltv dynasty' in "the" country whose  declaration of 'principles iKolds' ail  wen. to" be free and equaK      They  hold, that a hew "'species thraldom  has been' evolved from'republican  institutions, and they' 'declare thij*  autocracy must ^give "way to a real  democracy.���������Victoria Times.'  The other evening \vre picked up,  an exchange and saw the foliow-  -ng; **  1   Q.   What   are men  made peers*  for?  A.  Q.  A.  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Only first class;'  " Gro'ceries,"  <-:Diy; Goods,.  Flour, Fefed? arid Grain  ���������s . ' B6dts^aiM Shoes''*  Kept in stock ,  -Essendene Ave.,  Abbotsford, B. C.  t  I PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY j  arness aiid Saddlery  ; Mr. Farmer; when you require a hew Set of Har-  jness, a new. Saddle, Saddlery. Hardware; or anything  in the Horse Clothing, call'"around" and see  J. GERNAEY  and you will be suited.'  LIVERY AND'FEEDi-STABLE  ,    ' ' AND |  TOURING AUTOMOBILE  We can give yoii-the best of attention^at Reasonable Rates.  Our New Touring Automobile is in great demand.  ��������� Wm. LYLE-  Stables on Essendene Avenue  esaee  ���������������������������t  i  t  3c  3);   ^r  ^ ABBOTSFORD, B, C. |  *$  i'f  , J'.m  ABBOTSFORD, BAKER  Bread, Buns,; Kisses^  Crearn Puffs  Wedding Cake a Specialty  We hope it will not be considered  necessary, for tlie Times to apologize to its readers for. the amount  of space it has,been tho  sayings and doings of Theodore  Roosevelt. The Colonel is unquest ;  ionably a great man, one of the  greatest- rn'eh of this'or any other  time.- The splendor of his endowments and of his -accomplishment'  is attested by many thirigs> not the  least of whioh *is the fact that now  he' has returned again unto hia  own; while -they have given'him  a royal reception���������a reception'far'  beyond that ever accorded any oth  ther American���������do not exactly  \vhat; to do-with him alter-they  have received him. He is loved'by  the mi'iltittide; and; feared-apparent  ly hated, by those who have" hither  For various reasons. -  Name: some ������df' them.  For winning battles,: > for.  serving .their party In the Hoase of  Commons) ��������� forr-being, :old and -ko  longer of anyuse^to it,for being  troublesome to vtheir colleagues,  |aind for being . politic al nuisances  that cannot be got rid of in any  other way."  ���������It .would-appear that a fe'wyears,  of  politicallife -im England might,  entitle Joe Martin to a peerage .if  beLng troublesome in politic 3-count  for much.  He "certainly appears to  Iceepup ..the-same old game a& be  did while in B. C,   It will sound  nice, and We are sure che Vanco'i-'  vef province would  like it.*    My  lord, Joe Martin!   ,  If he succeeds we might s������-*e '-Hon  est  John" cross  the 'AUantlc.  nnon  Builder and Contractor  Rough and Finished Lumber always on  hand  Estimates furnished free  Abbotsford and Mission  Ji W. GOLDEN  Painting :-  Paper Hanging  ;; Decorating,;;  Sign Writing ;';;  ., ii Kalsomining;  ������������������, Graining f "  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" AbbotS-  ford.'B. C. for the term of six months  commencing July 1st;" 1910.  harrytreeman;-  Dated May 6th, 1910.' '-  NOTICE.  ' NOTICE :'IS HEREBY GIVEN that  "hiitydays from the first publication*  j'f this��������� notice;-we Intend to apply to  he "Superintendentrof Provincial  Po-;  ice tor a renewal of the Hotel Licence  for the Commercial Hotel, situated at  Abbotsford, B. C, for the term of six  "months commencing July 1st, 1910.  james Mcelroy & co.   :  Dated May 6th, 1910.  Watch  Abbotsford ' GROW!  A   MAN   OFyLAW. -  they    moving r the  -'What   are  'church for?  "Well,- stranger, I'm the mayor  of these diggin's, ah' I'mf for law  enforcement. We've got an ordinance which says no saloon shall be  i nearer than-300 feet from, a church,  11 gave them' three day's to'-move]  the church." i ���������'  l :  Men and rats dominate the world  Each dwell iri-houses and travelin  ships.   Civilizeoi- roan has   'fought;  the rat for 200'years.        '"*".-  INSURANCE  LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  or snappy^ investments ;  in town lots^ acre-  ���������'���������*;: age or'farm-;; ���������--.  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  (J  Mi  i  if;]  f  ���������  ;i  i  I  I;  If- ���������  k  rrarnmfflWSWRITOnW  manmimmmmmmmsmmmi  f''  WO"  m '   ! t  vw  ll  i ' i .��������� ,    -^f ,  THE' ABBOTSFOkD'POST,     abbotsford;'b.c.  THREE  w'  lk>  i  Tl  T  *>  !  ' '* '  i1  \  ft  J**'/  ABBOTSFORD, ,B. G.  I  .,    Capital paid up, $5,000,000.  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 %,- mail given every attention. We  have correspondents throughout the world.  j *  GEO. .H.KERR, MANAGER  II  rrSuhji&yai^ltM  J. MCELROY Be Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES  AND   CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  wm  Cor.-' Essendene-Ave. and' Oscar St.,  CITY -\  To Farmers and Fruitgrowers    - *  '': A. G. BROWN & GO.  1048 Westminster Ave.,   ,. Vancouver, B. C.  See H. Alanson's , Show Room for ,    .       ""  Mowers, Rakes and Hay Tedders, Cuhivators. &c.  1 *   Lumber and Farm Wagons.  tiAIRYMEN---Write us re the HazelwoixT Milking Machine.   We  have-now 7 milking plants working in the vicinity of Chilliwack.,;.      "   ,'l  H. ALANSONr. Agent, ABBOTSFORD!  NEVER  Out of i i  Order  e-:v-;;  orse Touring  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 me1 over the phone at Cristas store  NICHOLSON  MATSQUI,  O.   C  Small Wants  Our paper goes to the home  and Is read and welcomed there.  If you wish to reach the house*  wife, tho real arbiter of domestic  destinies, you can do so through  our paper and our Classified  Want Ads. form an Interesting  and well-road portion of IL  ���������������. * D4M,  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. foroneissu2  five times for $1.00  It might mean  many dollars if you  advertise in  The Abbotsford Post  . Next door to Post Office.  THE  POET  PHILOSOPHER    -  , - *  -' ',       / ���������  .   A'  healthy  thistle ' o(n/*e  T  found  1 took' il home, and in,the'ground  I planted it -with 'tender care   arid  murmured    as I   labored '    there.  ������������������\Vh'.en I am  old1' this' thistle  tree  will be   a boom and joy to me. Ih  boughs will bear me dates and fig.s  and nuts and prunes and th'ng-me-  jigs ; and when J am tired and won-  and 'frayed,  I'il   sit 'beneath      its  shade, and hear the song birds, on  its   limbs   pour   forth   their   sweet  stem winding hymns." Ah, recollect  ion-sorrow bi ings���������I've  done    'so  many foolish things !  -I've planted  thistles all  my 'days,- I've  planted  in countless  ways.,  My thistle orchard's  long .and- wide,  but I am  nbl  swelled  up  with pride.   I see  so. many   bright1 young  lad'.i   forsake' the roof trees of their dads,  to havclife's fun wLile^l-fe is young  and from existence knock the bung  I mutter   while   my, bosom   bleeds  "Alas,    they're    planting     .thiatle  .seeds:"   Oh, every wild  and foolish break indulged in now will help  to make your field of thistles1 er'ow  ana  bloom  until  they won't  have  standing room. ��������� If'you would have  a: stately roak !to rest" beneath when  old and broke, an acorn is tK'othing  to  sow;  don't  plant a thorn'and'  watch   it  grow.-     " Walt  Mason.'  Wonder whose thistles those ar<-  'on'lriorlh'side of EL'scndene'Avenue  -i ' ��������� i i  west of the railway track.  *  Acorns are very good" in''their  place but a-scythe "would.look better,'-there.   ' ���������-"���������   ',  mmzmtmmaai  EALTY CO.  , *��������� * t  , ��������� Farm ��������� Lands '  arid  Town. Lots  VANCOUVER AND ABBOTSFORD  ���������83B*>:  A UTOMOBILE", CRAZE  Ridiculous   as*'it  may  seem      to  most  banking.and  bpnd interests;  -it now is, figured .seriously that the  principal cause- for ,the apathy rin  the ^domestic   market ��������� for    bondt.  is clue almost" entirely'to.^ the craze  for'automobiles and motor yachts  which is credi'ed with up the  greater part of the surplus Income  of persons who hitherto, have beeri,  large   bond .investors.-,, .Es'imate-.  on' mo tor. cars - to .be jnaiiuf actureo  this vy ear place the number .at 140,-  0i)u!}'an'dtheiii ,-y,alue, at -about. $210-:  OOOiOOO.   Estimates ...on/.the, number  of..-automobiles .already, in use -in ;���������  vdlve   about '800,000,,, an > dthe, .estimates on the expenses average a-  bout $800 a year, on"each car, or, m: ���������  an'aggregate of .$'750,000,000 .ayeai..  for'.! the 9,40,000, cars. ��������� [the grand to- .  talfor'the purchase of new motoi-  cars this year and for, the maintenance of these' cars and those already in use, therefore is f'gured a'  '$962,000,000. .'A,'large.,part   of  this  amount, it now is thought,, would  go into  bond  investment were  i!  not for the growing desire/ for all  sorts and conditions, of (men to owr  and* operate horseless carriages.  , o   ,''A short time ago the Pentictor  Press ' published an editorial that  caused" several men to call" at thai  office and "introduce the editor tc  a pond of water. Seven of thest  were fined $10 and costs for thi-f*  .expressing their indignation, and  then the*attorney-general has, asked the editor to resign his position  as justice of the peace, which he  refused to do. The editor said ir.  part the following .in the/ editoria:  that caused the, sensation;,  "This parasite class," the satelites  of the throne at once gave voice to  great grief at ths death of the  monarch. All the servants' of the  nobility, the' game-keepers, th?  hostlers, the. gardners, (he tenants  the clergy and all the officials, who  hold their position from the hand--  of the nobles, mournfully utter  ���������The world is sorry.' "_" The merchants who sell to the' aristocracy  and royalty .the wares which are  consumed in extravagance or vice,  repeat the cry, 'The world is sorry'  The colonies take up the refrain,  the government at Ottawa squan������  ders thirty-five thousand dollars  i,n draping the ' government build  ings in black. ��������� '-What.nonsense for  , o���������*���������������  NOT WHAT SHE MEANT  Old lady (in a shoe shop)���������Have  you* felt slippers?  Small Boy���������Ass'sLant (solemnly)  -���������"Yes, ma'am; many a time.  msMmjvmmnonnB*^>am^%mmmimmri^mwee^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C,  > ,        *- '  Strictly first-class .in" every'respect.    The bar'is  stocked with the best of wines,"' liquorand cigars,-  ', - .    -       *    ��������� v   >  RATES,  $1.50TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  J'-H/FREEMAN,  OGS9;  PROPRIETOR  . "'"   " '     aana  ,->THE HOME       *-   ..  -.    . ���������'        I ('.  . "The^ merry homes  of England,"  "The1  pious1'homes   of   Scotland  , ���������v*The'\pure homes of Ire1.and  should, guarantee   pure   piou3   and  merry homes in Canada where, de-  scendahts   of  such.noble    parent.-1  ,are -found.   In  Canada  we'inherit'  the, good qualities  of the British  ers and should Joe-ambitious to'ex  eel in all virtues "and graces' which  characterize ' a 'superior      people:  We are'not"'a"sa:vage; but a chr's-  tVan and a civilized  nation.>      In1  anycase we are'nom'h'allya "christian" nation." '.This* nation  is  made  up-of homes and'homes are made  up of persons or individuals.'What  the homes ,'ar'e the nation will be.  rhehome is the-iiniif and foundation  of  the: nation. -The  unit-of  the home, the normal home, is the  father 'who  in this connection incudes the mother. * He is the house  band,, its head, its .support; she is  its   life,  its. ornament  and   grace:  He is the breadwinner and she-is  the bread maker.   The home to be  be happy must have' the heart"*; cooperation of^both.  "Oh happy home! Where two in  *      heart united  In  holy faith  and blessed hope  are one,  Whom  death  a little  while      a-  lqne. divideth,.  ' Arid jcannot' end the union here  . .,   , begun." '  'v  I TROUBLES.  A crowd of troubles passed her by  As .she   with   courage  waited;  She said, "Where do you troubles  fly.  When you are thus belated?"  We go' to those who mope  Who  look on  life  dejected,  Who weakly say,good-bye to hope  We   go   where   we're  expected."  VIDEO.  THE   MARKET.  Now ' Westminster, June -1.7th,���������  Cherries appeare d on the market  to-day'for the first time; this season and sold at from' 4c to 5c .i  pound.' The quality was not good,  ana the demand was not up to" the  supply, which was large. Fruit  growers attribute the poor quality  of the first of the season's cherries  to the action of some bug on the  cherries, while others claim Ihatthp  cut worm is affecting the trees  Tho stone of the cherry, is full size  started to gro*w well earlier in the  season, but that the bugs or cut  worms have prevented an adequate  supply of   nourishment ' going   to  -  them   to   properly,  develop   them. ,  They    claim. that      the     cherries   ,  but there is little body to the fruit  In some cases where spraying,,and,  other   attention   was   paid   to   the  trees the cherries arc looking .well  and the crop' will" be well up to thef'*  the  average.  'There was a fairly large attend- ���������  ance and business was brisk.Meats  of*  all -kinds   were f airily plentiful,  and resulted in-ho'material chang  es in "price over, that-of last week.''  Pork was present in fair quantities*  and'sold at-the top notch "price'.o'I-  15'cents% per'pound.     ' : -    .  ''The price of eggs advanced two  cents   a dozen   as   a1 result   of      a  brisk"'demand and sold'at 32 cents ,  wholesale and from 35 to 40 cents  "retail. ��������� The advance i3 expected-to  .'  be'but'-teriiporary as*the( supply, is  undiminished.   Butter    is    coming"  in largie quantities  and as  a   result of the only moderate demand  dropped five cents per pound.      It  sold at 30 cents retail and 25 cents  wholesale.   Fowl   sold  at    quotat-  tions, ther"e being a   good demand  for broilers of a good size.    ���������  Strawberries were rather more  plentiful than last week and the  price dropped from $2.25 a crate  to from $1.75 to $2.00 a crate. Goose  berries* also  dropped   one cent   a  pound on account of the* large sup  i      ' *���������  ply. ...  The following are the quotations  Beef, hindquarters per 'lb    lie  Beef,  forequarters,  per  lb      0c  Beef,  forequarters, per  lb      !<c  Lamb,>per lb  -  16c to 18c    ���������  Mutton per lb. ���������-:  I4c to 16c  Veal,, medium, per lb   12c to 13c  Veal, large, per lb   9c to 10c    -  Pork, medium, per lb   15c  Eggs,  wholesale,  per  doz      32c  Eggs, retail, per doz -������������������ 35c to 40c  Butter,  wholesale, per  lb     25c  Butter, retail, per lb      , ��������� 30c  Fowl,  per dozen' -  $8.00  to  $10 00  Chickens, per .doz  - $6.00 to $8.00  Broilers, per doz   $5.00 to' $7.00  Ducks, per doz   $9.00 to $11  Geese, live, each  $1.50  Potatoes, per ton   $12.00  Onions,  per  sack    ���������������������������   $1.50  50c  75c  75c  60c  75c  - 5c  ��������� 5c  Turnips, per sack    Beets, per sack     Parsnips, per sack    Cabbage, per sack     Carrots per sack    Rhubarb, per bun-.h ���������:   Lettuce, per bunch,   Strawberries, a Crate $1.75 to $2.00  Gooseberries, lb  ��������������������������� 52  Cherries,,,per   lb    lc   to   5c   o   Roosevelt says he has^ not used  the word "strenuous" since the  American' war, and then only once.  li\  ti.i  - 'B  ;���������/  *-���������  N  t  i',  i'VI  hi  n  m  'IP I  ���������*���������* ���������V���������fi  . id  #1  M  ir-'rl  1/  i.i-1  \K?A  m  Kl  I'"*  f  I  J  t  f-i  /*������������������  /--"'  --  ii\  !*'  lm  t <���������:  ��������������� '  ^m  ;*Tvs^M^f^ffi^"Erj fl  fot;r  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B, C.  ���������<i>j������  #:  ���������ft  #  it-  ���������ft  -If  ^J^JOr,v^fcw>kit..(>>j^K\^^^>K>v^^(.^^^/ Ji  RUTHIG and  All kinds of fresh meats in season.  ONLY Al   MEATS  KEPT IN  STOCK  We deliver the goods  *  ENJOY LIFE DURING  "FLY-T  By buying one of our Screen Doors and a .window or two.  - Our Stock and prices are right, and you will be suited.  A GOOD SHAVE  ���������   . is always desired.    MAGNA  SAFETY RAZORS  are   only  $3.50.    Equal to any $5.00 razor.  In Dust Pans that, sell at 75   cents  there is still   a window full at  50 cents each.    Don't miss this bargain.  Matsqui  Hotel  MISSION--JCITY, "B.C.,  , This hotel has been thoroughly  rennovated throughout arid 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.  SHORT  NEWS  ITEMS  BSaSUGBS  Holsteih Bull  Pure bred for stock purposes.  LYTHWOOD RANCH,  ABBOTSFORD  GEORGE FERGUSON  GENERAL CONTRACTOR  i, i  Specialty, Bridges, Culverts  and Grading  ABBOTSFORD  THE IRISHMAN'S   PRAYER.  Social and Personal.  Gernaey  makes  harness  de luxe  ��������� they never break.  Mr. II. M. Welch, of England, act  eompanied by his daughter, are  vifining friends in Abbotsford.  Gladys street is now being opened up towards Essendene ave.  The government-have acted wisely  in thi*1 matter.  Abbotf.for*fl affords to the c-nter-  pi-.'kig wholesaler, manufacturer,  and speculator unbounded opportunity for .investment at the present time.  Mrs. Alex Johnson who has been  visiting friends in Vancouver, returned home on Sunday.  Mr. J. W. McCallum is ih Vancou  ver on business this week.  Mr. J. Scott, *'tax collector, is  makinop/his regular round.! here iu  the interests of theprovincial go\ -  eminent.  Mrs. Campbell is rais'n-j -h?buili  ing recently erected on Essendene  avenue. It was found to be several  foot lower than the desired height  of  the  new sidewalks.  Mr. and Mrs. George Frcem.ui  of Lyntlen were visiting ,in town  for a few days the guests of Mr.  and Mrs. Harry Freeman of the  At boinford  Hotel. /  Abbotsford is much in need of a  watchmaker, and jeweller.   In  fact  it is a good opening for- some en-  terprifcing  fellow  to   start  in   o   Mr. H. Gazley has a number of  menat work at the corner'of Gladys street and Essendene avenot  Tho big slumps are being remover'  This will in time make a fine business street  Oh,  Lord  hear  this   prayer���������the  prayer of your servant, Dennis O'  Toole.   Bless   all  true-hearted  Irishmen, an' curse all the blue-nosed  English���������an'  send  us    a bountiful  supply of  blackthorns to     knock  lumps "out  of our English inimys  Let the green flag soon flutter over College Green, an' blow up the  English  parliament���������when  all  our  boys   are  out  of it.   Give/ us  another  O'Connel,  to swamp    them  with  hia eloquence���������an'     anothei  Brian Boru to lade, us on to Victory  Scatter the) Dublin  Castle    crowd  to the North Pole or   the   South  Pole���������qr better still,  send him to  a place that is hptter j;han     Abbotsford;   Paint  the    whole       ov  ,dear  old Ireland  green���������Let    not  a blue  spot  be, seen upr-n it���������an'  rare  up another  lot    of   /patriots  that'll   knock fourteen  sorts       of  mud   out   of   the   British   Empire  B'ess our it en in "he Hovse of Commons and double-d��������� the rema'ndei  Send us a parliament of our own  in ' double-qi;i*;k  time���������for  we  are  all well able  to conduct our own  affairs an' our naybours' across the  way  an' all.  That    you'll    speedily      answer  this ia the prayer of the Playboy.  ^,D. O'TOOLE.  "Men"worry more than women  ,|rYes, they not only have everything  to worry about that women have  but they also have the women tc  wcrry about too. Eh? Jack.  Sanderson���������Ha'r  cut,  'sir?  CiU en���������(sarcastically)���������No, ]  want it made into a bun and tied  with  i ink ribbon.  There is a good opening in Abbotsford for a good dressmaker.  S.   F.   Mark   and  party  of  New  Westminster   spent Thursday      ir  Abbotsford.      They  went  out    to  Mr. Parrott's farm for a short time   o   Rumor has it that several of  Abbots-ford's young men we're  caught buying city lots. What s  the. answer?   o   In Chicago there is a man who  made his wife cry because he loved  his piano more than he did his wife  Hi������ name is J. F. Ross and his wife  has secured a d'vorce on account of  cruelty.  V  Mr. John Wren, one of the pioneer residents of Mission died today.  Angus McKenzie, aged eleven  escleot son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex a n-  er McKthzie,'"6f" ChVliwack,' accidentally shot'himself with a '22  calibre rifle' least week.  Mr. Sam Cawley, Ml P. P., accompanied by Mr. D. S. Dundaa, u in  the eastern provinces on businesi  Agassiz defeated Chilliwack last  wer)k at baseball���������score 13-to 11.  Chilliwack will have a big celebration on Dominion Day.  By July ,20 ,the Greenwood smelter will be smelting .from 2300 to  2300 tons of. ore" a day.*  '*    i * f  The town-Of Stewart is tp have  a sewerage system. The provincial government make's a grant of  $20,000 for that purpose. $30;000 id  to be the total amount expended.  Mr. C. G. Major, a pioneer of New  Westminster, aged 71, was married on Wednesday to Miss Barbara, aged about 25, eldest daughter'of Mr. and Mrs.. William Stott.  1  Mr. J. C. MeFarlane has* been elected reeve of'Maple Ridge.  Buynaby municipality vwant9 a  medical  inspector for  the  schook  The daily,Province says.that Ab-  fcotsf-o'rd "jhas now ''a weekly paper  and one-automobile;' This "is more'  than Vancouver had ten years' ago  Real estate agents in,Vancouver  are giving free automobile rides to  .Langley.   Some  of them icome as  far as Abbotsford. '  In Helena, Montana, a colored  man found 20 cents,' and waa so tck  led over it that he laughed himself  to deaih.    ���������-;-���������������.  Capt. C. H. DeBeck of New West  minster was seriditely injured in  a railway  accident 'yesterday.  July 11 the Manitoba elections  will  take  place..  There is supposed to' be graft in  the Dominion printing 4office at  Ottawa.   How  awful! -    * '    '  "Con" the prosperous real estate  man of Fort Langley, formerly .<5T  of Abbotsford, was in New Westminster this week and reported  realty on the yunip'in Langley.  Mr.   R.  Jackman 'of 'Alder'grove  was in Westminster'th's week.  ���������-���������o   Eight or ten engines and other  rolling stock are on the; ground at  Prince Rupert for the" opehing .of  the first 100 .miles of the G. T. P.  Mr '.and Mrs. *M. Hilton., of Sumas  left on Monday for a two;months'  visit in Narvo,'Bruce County,Mr*,,  Hilton's home, and in Mr. Hilton'/*  former home in the Niagara district  On the mammoth gold reef f'nd  at Stewart the Portland Canal Miner's informant says; ,"A thousand  stamps could be worked for a hundred years on the ground we traversed and scarcely.-*nark the reef  for it is many miles''in extent, and  200 feet high, I judge. , ' Great  porphyry dikes extend through the  reef and between them lies the ore  in places 30 to 1000 feet'wide.  Watch Abbotsford  GROW!  ror rres������ervmi  0  ^  se  ram Dealers  The large' mouth of these sealers make' them easy,'  to put fruit in and easy to get out.  ������������������',    Half gallons per dozen $1.50 ���������  Quarts    -     -" '    "   ��������� $1.25  Pints       -      "     ��������� "'    $1.00   *  The Best of Sugar  -100 pound sacks $6.10  .     , 20     ".      '"     $1.25  Fresh Eggs and, good Dairy Butter always wanted  D. W. TURNBULL  ii Essendene Ave.  Abbotsford, B. C. n  Fresh Milk  ' 15 quarts, $1.00   Delivered twice daily from  , June 1st. 1910.   Apply  Bros.,   Lythwood Ranc^    Abbotsford  Our cow3 are specially selected and quality guaranteed.  Good cows always for sale.  " * * <m ^ ^-������������ -o ��������� ������ <  -U  ���������!"������?  v **i������  ,r<|  'i.B -  "il  i  \(B  -I  'fa  IA  ������fl  <i  ,!1  j  tl  I  ?1  I  ,v  ll  {,  I  '    1  4  tl  it  1  if  **>���������   i-������"'"l������'*-**v '*���������'*


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