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 '���������i-'i  m  Vol. V., No. 8.' .  ~t~- r���������it.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C:, FRIKA.Y,   JUNE 27,   1912  J Your money back if not satisfied J*  Lt     r   * "-Vv  ABBOTSFORD and HUNTINGDON, B. C.  ominion  onday,  9  Get some of these Specials on Saturday for your Monday Picnic  Lime Juice, cneof the best brands, per bottle 35c  Randall's Grape Juice, 2 bottles for 25c  Oranges 20c, 25c and 30c per dozen  Lemons 30c per dozen   - ,,.  Sugar cured Ham and Prepared Mustard for a  delicious sandwich  Fresh Vegetables and Berries  ���������AT1TLETJC3   iTN   ABBOTSFORD  Sport a't Al.botsford in the Fraser- Valley  has\ developed   rapiuiy  during  t.m /past year or Iavo, unci  the   enthusiastic gathering  in   the  Maple Leaf Hall last Friday evening, upon- the occasion of the an-<  nual d>..:nor of tlie football and tne  cricket clubs emphasized this.   Tlie  dinner Avas given by the president  of the club's, Mr.. Charles Hill-Tout,  who proved   a? very-entertaining  chairman.   He-laid-special emphasis throughout iipon the advantage  o'f .clean amateur sport.  Tn addition to the members of both clubs,  most  of the  leading townspeople  \vere  present "-trid  -the    speeches  Avere  of   a < particularly happy Older.   The principal toasts, proposed   by   the  chairman,  .were   "Our  ToAvn," "Amateur Sport," and"0'ir  Guests."   These- were responded to'  by-.Avell   known -residents   in   the  town arid district, including Messrs  F. Boyd. A." Trethewey, II, Alanson,  S.   Morely.   G. 'McGowan,- -M.   W.  Copeland," H./McKenzie,   C.   Har-  Crop, G. Hayer arid J. Heath. ��������� Particular emphasis was laid upon two  points,-the, bright'future  of   Ab-  botsfor.d ���������which'.already is   a Junction ��������� cf\.fomv'4:,^ftlV<i^s;, Lhe .Great  Northern, the C. Pl:R., B. C. E. It.  and   Canadian' Northern,  running  -through it, and which, it was suggested, would probably be made  a  3^?-j divisional point by the Great Northern���������and the rapid development  of the football club and the inter-i  est taken in th egame.   Despite the  fact  that the Hill-Tout cups  had  been  this year Avrested from Ao-;  botsf.ord by Mission the season as  a   whole   shoAVed   more   victories'  than  defeats and  confidence  was  expressed as t oregaining the cups.  The cricltPt eleven has only played  a   f eAV matches but has won' them  all, defeating Mission in the only  match played this season.  Mr. Hill-Tout Avas re-elected prea  ident and accorded musical honors.  Mr. F. Furguson, to whom tributes  were paid upon his captaincy, was  re-elected   football -captain,   with  Mr. Cyril Harrop as vice-captain;  Mr. J .Heath secretary, and-. Mr. A  M. BroAvn treasurer.   A deficit upon the accounts was wiped out by  the company and a jolly evening's  entertainment was contributed to  by Messrs E. A. Barratt, B .J.Gux-  ney, Redfern Turner, McArthur, G.  McGowna, A. Harrop and J. Heath,  songs, and Mr. Noel Robinson, xe-  citations;  and the singing of the  National  .Anthem   concluded   the  pioceedings.  MUSICAL   EVENT  Good Programme Brilliantly Rendered by Pupils   of   Mr. Turner.  One of the most successful musical events of the season took place  June--' 8th in ��������� the Maple Leaf Hall,  Abbotsford, Avhen some thirty junior pupils of Mr. E. R. Turner came  up fro mVancouver and gave a ue-  lightful  concert to ' a   well  fihed  house.- The .close attention  which  Avas  paid to  the various numbers  proved the appreciative quality of  the audience as Avell as .their rendition  proved    the    high"    musical  quality of the performers.  A .pleasing program ,of just the  right length was given with delightfully varied artistry by the  different pupils, a .tribute to the  teacher. There could be no monotony about" a concert of such  range and every number went  through with flying colors.  Mr.- Turner was ably assisted by  Miss Helen Badgely Miss Myrtle  Traill, pupil of Miss Badgley, and  Miss Armande G. Wilson.  Miss' Badgley   scored   triumphantly.   She   quite   captivated   the  >udience _with -,he.r. huiAberfl^and,  Avas compelled to respond to.numerous recalls.   Whether in humor- |  ous or pathetic vein Miss Badgley  Is    a   complete master of  the  art  of   elocution.   Her  impersonations  of   children are  most  remarkable,  each gestur eahd mannerism being  true in eA'ery detail.  Miss Traill recited the "Mustard  "Plaster," Avhich caused roars of  laughter.   Her work Avas very good  Too much cannot be said of the  brilliant work Jof Miss Armande  Wilson. This talented young artist opened the program with ilLey  bach's Faust," which is a very  difficult numbe rto play. We predict a great musical future for  this young lady, and we hope to  again have the pleasure of hearing  her perform to her many friends  of Abbotsford.  We wish to especially comment  on the artistic singing of Isab.il  McEAvan, her rendition of "Fiddle  and I" was very good and her go. d  /work has left a lasting imperssion  with us. She received numerous  encores, Avhich she most justly deserved.  pi. 00 PER YEAR  CLAYBURN   CONCERT  NotAvithstanding  the bad weather the social given by the Ladies-  Aid of Clayburn \vas Avell attended, and it is hoped proved   a  financial success.   The grounds of Mr.  McMenemy's house were splendid-'  ly decorated and illuminated showing that great time an dforethcught  had been spent in the preparation  for. the[. Jete.   The   rain   however  put an end to a,ny out door amusements   and  the  guests  adjourned  to   the   schoolhouse.   The  Mission  City band arrived, being met at the  ferry by   a   team, and under the  direction of Mr. Bert Griffin played selections all the evening to an  appreciative  ^audience.. The   .Fish  Pond   proved   >a   great  attraction  and  netted about $25.   Tho    band  boys and others .spent most of the  time between the numbers at the-  candy stall on the pretense of. buying  for the young folks .but it  is ���������  probable   that the  young  lady  in  the Japanese kimona was the lodestar that dreAV them to the counter'   Everybody  ha  d a   good"   time  and bought till all the stalls  were  cleaned   out  and  one  and  all  regretted when the time .arrived .forgoing home.    '  The Band reports an excelleiJt  time and express their Avillingneds  to play at Clayburn any time. ���������  HAPPILY WEDDED  A Avedding of great local interesl  took plac eon Wednesday the 26th,  at Christ Church, Vancouver, \vheu  Miss Alice Blakeney, daughter OJ  Mr. and Mrs ".-Rob.t. Blakeney, of  Vancouver, (was married to .\i/lv.  Kenneth   Charles   Storey. The  bride Avas attended by Miss Eileen  Swepstone of Abbotsford, the best-  man being Mr. W. A. Wright. The  ceremony wa sperformed by the  Rev. C .C. Owen, Vicar.  The Abbotsford Order of Woodmen of the ToAvn was organized  this week with our esteemed butrh  er in the west end as the chief  Axeman. This position Avas given  .. him OAVing to the fact that he is  ^^^7 J such a good man with an axe-no  reference is made to  a meat axe.  AGED,  WRINKLED FACES  EASILY REJUVENATED  An   aged  face  is  often   only   a  mask  to   a   comparatively youthful person.   Beneath is  a countenance young and fair to look upon.  It's    a   simple  matter  to  remoA^e  the   mask.     Ordinary    mercolized  wax, to be had at any drugstore,  gradually   absorbs   the   worn   out  surfac   skin; in a Aveek or two the  .iser has the lovliest pinky white  complexion imaginable.   An ounce  of the Avax usually is sufficient to  complete    the   transformation.   It  is put on at night like cold cream  and taken of fin the morning with  warm. Avater.  This remarkable treatment is invariably effective, no matter how  muddy, sallow .-'ox discolored the  complexion. Freckles, moth patches, liver spots, pimples, black heads  and other cutaneous blemishes,  naturally vanish with .discarded  skin.  FORMAL   CHURCH  OPENING  'Sunday July 7th will be   a   red  letter day for the catholics of Abbotsford.  The church 'Avhich has just oceu  completed by Hammond' & Sou,  local contractors, will be blessed  and formally opened for divine ser  vice. The members of the congregation proudly point out to tho  fact, rare in the history of church  building, the church as it stands  Avill be free from debt. ' Mr. Da la  Giroday secure d a free site from  the firm of J. J. Banfield of Vancouver, through Mr. Lindsay .Ruj-  sel. Not a few non-Catholics have  liberally contributed to the building fund, showing thereby, a commendable spirit of broad-mindedness.  His Grace, Archbishop McNeil of  Vancouver will perform the csie-  mony and preach at High Mass,  The well knoAvn children's choir-  and brass band of St. Mary's Scho i  Avill be in attendance.  Rev.. Father Jan, O. M. I., has secured reduced rates from the C.-F  R. to enable the catholics of the  surrounding district to attend.  At the evening service Rev*  Father McCarthy, the gifted und  eloquent Pastor of St. Ann's Church  of Sumas City, will deliver the sermon. A large number of the Catholics of Sumas promised to accompany their pastor.  The local choir, under the able  direction of Mesdames Cannonville  and Gernaey are preparing,special  music for the evening service.  The hours and details of service  will be announced next week.  The Abbotsford Tug of War  team will visit Sumas on the 4th.  They are sure to bring the rope  home again this time." They did  it once and are able to do it again.  This time they go out with an idea  of Avinning. All po.AVor to their  strong arms. V-Xfa*���������i���������} -^   -������  ������iE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD. B. G.    -i  ���������/-_-,.-.������-. r^.  1 I. JS*  -r- i���������|-*r -*--��������� ���������  2S=  THE ABB0TSF0RO POST  Publish**   every   FrUhiy   Xty   the   Post  Publishing Comply.  A weekly Journal devoted to the Interests of Abbotsford and suk ending ***-  tr-tct  .'  Advertising Rates* made know,    "n a������*  plication. ^  LEGAL. APVKKTlSING���������12 oenta par  line for flrat Inflection, and 8 cents a Un*  ��������� tor'all sub.secmcnt ooasecwtlve InsorUonsi  Our Shibboleth���������Wftither for nor agin'  tlio   Qovornmoat.  UPW.JHI ������  ���������www  FRIDAY,    JUNE 28    1912  ���������_l J_L������....  AN������ "UP-TO-DATE  BUSINESS HOiUSfi  The average city is judged by  the merchants and business men  Who are responsible not only fur  the business blocks and' offices but  for the educational and other public institutions which reflect credit  upon the public spiritedness of the  citizens. Every community has its  public spirited men and it is an  unfailing sign of the discrimination  of the public,.that these men' are.  invariably successful in their private enterprizes. It is a privilege,  to do business Avith the man or  men who have shown their metal  in the upbuilding of the toAVii and  this privilege is usually taken advantage of not only by the townspeople themselves, bu tby neighboring-farmers, Avho. are quick to  realiz ethat the. good roads and th-*  good'schools movements .are dy  pendent upon merchants who are  alive to their requirements.  There  are few business men  in  the Fraser Valley  who Avould   b*  jfcore liable to be accepted as being,  -among the numbers of the live men  of  the community  than Mr. J. J  Sparrow, the Abbotsford Feed Man  Active in public and private enter  prise,   he   has   devoted   the   same  broad minded policies to his private business Avhich induced him to  instal the public drinking fountain  for  the convenience of the  dumb  friends of the farmer and the pub  lie weigh scale for the farmer nnu-  self.   In   1910   Mr.   Sparrow  -cam*  among  us as   a   business man,  in  the short time intervening he has  built   up    a    business   which   will  compare favorably Avith any similar  business in  the  Avhole Fraser  Valley.   His  stock of feed has already  proved itself   a   necessity;  his  methods of business are such  that there is no danger of driving-  any business away from the town,  on the-contrary he is doing much  to  attract the farmers of Abbotsford  and to  make them feel  that  they  can  do  better  here  than   in  any    other    toAvn   in   the    Valley  The large stock carried by the Abbotsford  Feed iStore  will soon   b������  increased   to  even  larger  proportions and the citizens of the town,  will join Avith the Post in wishing-  ah prosperity to Mr. Sparrow and  his public spirited enterprise.  Cherries   ���������'   Raspberries     Strawberries      Whortleberries     Quinces    Small sour pearl (whole) -  Peaches   :   Bartlett pears    Pineapples    Siberian   crab 'apples      Plums  CANNING FRUIT  -Jars.���������In canning, sugar is not  the "keeping poAver" as in preserves ; it is the entire exclusion  of air from the fruit that preserves it, and Avith this fact in mind it  will be seen that great care must  be exercised to have all the jars  in perf ect condition. Purchase ior  the purpose a glass jar, having, a  glass or metal top, Avith a rubber.  Thoroughly cleanse the jars, and  if the rubbers have been used before and seem hard or Avorn, jjet  neAv ones. Partly fill the jars with  Avater, place the rubber in position  and put on the top securely. Then  turn the jar upside down and let  it remain in this position at least  five minutes. If any water oozes  out the jar is imperfect and should  be set aside for some other work  that does not require the exclusion of air.  Fruit.���������The fruit used should be  firm and as large as can be od-  tained, except in the case of the  straAvberries. With them the  smaller the better, and the wild  variety makes better jam.   All oth  er berries should be large and firm.  Pick them over carefully, removing any that aros,crushed or over-t  ripe. Do not buy either too ripe  or have been too lonig picked.  Blackberries,  no matter  how  line  or of what kind, are never satisfactory or appetizing when canned.  To prevent discoloration all large  fruits should be thrown at once into  cold  ware r after  beiner .peclod  until needed.  When   ready  to   begin   canning,  get the jars and place the rubber,**  in position on the top of eachjai,  with the top, that has been tested  by the side of the jar.   Do not mix  the tops, as one that is true to one  jae may not fit the next, this being particularly the case when the  screAV  top is UBed.   Placo the fruit  in the   jars   as   soon as it is pre-  peared,   shaking   each   jar   to   fhl  the  interstices as  closely as  poa-  sible���������that  is Avhen  quinces, pearB  or any of the firmer fruits, are used.   Berries   must  not   be   packed-  closely.     If  pears are used, turn  some  of the pieces with the core  side  out, as it. adds to the  effect  when finished.   When peaches are  being prepared, five or six of me  pips should be distributed through  each jar, for they improve the i'lav  or.   The pips are removed before  the fruit is sent to the table. Just' } ^pC"~Curran,tg  ..  as the fruit is laid when the jar .io\( -Montreal  filled so it should remain all winter, for there should be no furthei  handling of it.  The . Canning-Place   the   sugar  in   a  saucepan on the stove,   with  just enough boiling water to dissolve it. When thoroughly melted   alloAV it  to  cool   a   little   and  then  divide the syru.-g. among ...the  jars a spoonful at a time. If after  all is  distributed it  does  not  fill the jars (and it seldom does),  add   enough   lukewarm   water   to  each jar,to.fill it and loosely put  the   top on.   If the glass top  jar,  i3 used, put the glass in position,  but do not lock it, for if steam is  not   permitted to   escape  the   jai  may   burst.   Have  in  readiness   a  deep porcelain kettle Avith as wide  'a   bottom as possible; set the'jars  closely   together  in   this,   and   fill  the kettle with warm, but not boil-'  ing water, to Avithin an inch of the  top of the jars; then set the whole  over the fire to boil. If the pro-  serving kettle is not large enough  the boiler should be used.   Do not  alloAV the  water   to  boil too fast.  There   is  no  danger   of   the  jars  cracking if the water is alloAved to  heat gradually and boil gently.  When  the water has boiled  Ior  ten minutes, remove the cov<erfi'o[u  one of the jars, and if the fruit can  be easily pierced with a silver  fork, and each piece seems softened through, it has cooked enough  Ten minutes are usually sufficient  time for berries to boil, but more  time is necessary fox the larger  and more solid fruits. Make sure  that the fruit is thoroughly cooked ; then set the kettle .back where  it will not boil, and secure on the  top of each jar as tightly as possible in order that the jars ma>  be more conveniently lifted out.  Then, wrapping-the hand in a dry  towel, lift a jar out of the water  take off the top and pour in boil-*  ing Avater until the jar is overflowing, then quickly adjust the top  again for a final fastening. Treat  each jar in this manner, and invert them all for a final test as  to air-tightness. If any syrup oozes out after a jar has cooled, Lhe  fruit can be saved only by,turning  it into a saucepan, and, when  boiling, placing in a perfect jar,  as in the old method of canning,  but.this.will never be necessary if  pioper care be exercised in tni  fiiet instance. If the leak is detected -while the jar is still hot, .t  can be again 'filled with boiling  water and sealed after substituting a new rubber or a different;  top. ,        V  more of possible, then set them in  a cool, dry place, as ferr from a  strong light as possible/ Do not  handle them after they are once  set away, ��������� as any shaking of the  jars is likely to b'.e followed by fermentation of the fruit. Fruit canned in this Avay will not go . to'  pieces; on the contrary, being  cooked in the jar, and (not handled  Avhen in a breaking condition', ft  remains as Avhole as when .put in  the jar. l  Canned fruit should always be  opened tAV.o or three hours .before  it is needed, as the flavor is much  finer when the 'oxygen, of Avhich  it has so long been deprived, ;is  thus fully restored. <  The amount (o;f fruit necessary  foe each quart jar is as follows:  Ounces     81      6   10      0    1*.    10    I  o  &  8  to  10  10  eal Weekly Witness  As the jars cool, if the screwtop  variety is used, endeavor to tighten them for the purpose. On the  following day, when the jars arc  perfectly   cold   tighten   the  ^ops  NEW   ROLLING  STOCK   FOR   .  LOCAL LINES  The .Canadian Pacific Railway-  reports that it has under construction 11593 box-ears, of which ?0<30  are being built in its own shops  at Montreal to be delivered October  next. It has also under construction  665 stock;cars, 244. refrigerator.cars,  411 coal cars, .616 ballast, cars, 42  tank, cars arid 158 cabosse cars. Ail  cars are being built at Montreal  with the exception of 200 stock  cars which.have been ordered from  Halifax. At Montreal also it has  under construction 52 passenger,  120 freight and 35 sAvitch locomotives.  The Great Northern (Railway has  under construction at the Baldwin  Locomotive Works .. 25 locomot  ives, and by the Haskell arid Barker Car Co. 1500 box cars, 250 refrigerator, cars, and 10,000 ore card.  The Canadian Northern Railway  has under construction, all being  built in Canadian shops, 61 loco--  .motives, 1911. box cars, .and 132  flat cars.  AUTO HINTS  (By our own "Spark Plug."'*  1.   When   starting    up,    always  make sure that the lever contioiling the spark  is .at the  extra -?o  retarding  limit, otherwise the engine may backfire and possibly r-e-  sult in serious .injury to the opor ���������  ator.  .2.   Before   cranking  the   engio^,  make sure that���������  (a) The brake is set.  (b) The speed lever is in neulr?,!  position.  (c) The spark is fully retarded  These precautions may save   c-'j  much trouble, and negiect of them  may be dangerouB.  3. An occassional overhaul of Llic  ignition system with a screwdriver, tightening np all the terminals  and wiring connections may sa������ ���������  save much time and trouble 3n  the road. ,'������  4. To avoid carburetor troubles,  take care to free the gasoline of  all dirt before its entrance into  the tank. A piece of chamois skin  or very fine mesh wire gauze win  make an excellent filter. Never  use the same funnel for gasoline u-j  for water.  5. A few quick turns of the crank  Avill be more likely to start the engine than twenty minutes of alow  giinding.  6. If a brake is found to be  slipping on account-of oil working  into it, squirt a little gasoline into the drum. This will cut the oil  and restore efficiency..  2U  AXLE "GREASE,  HARNESS- OIL, . WHIP'S,  CURRY COMBS,/. .  HALTERS,- BRUSHES,   SWEAT   COLLARS,    and also  BICKMORE'S   GALL  CURS, ���������lnch  we  warrant  a sntisfactory  Cure for Galls, Wounds, and Sores upon animals.  P. O. Box 45  Abbotsford, B. C  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  The best and most comfortable  Livery Rigs, and an automabile  for hire. Teaming and Draying  H. McKENZIb, prop.  Removal Notice  .lam now located in" the Sumas State Bank Building, Sumas, Wash., where I will be pleased to - meet  all my patients and friends -in-the best equipped  Dental Office in the Northwest.  Dr. E.J. Allen  Sumas, Washington. Phone 1011  June Brides Should see our line of  aoges^  Have you got Your Poultry Setting Yet ?  55  anc=3C=z:  Jas. Elliott  Manager  i'.i  'nsurance  LOANS  If  Abbotsford Homesites  you are looking for a home  or snappy investments  in town lots, acreage or farm  property  see  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of' Abbotsf>ai'd   #  Al  m  a  I  'M  'it  ���������Id  < *M  'IK  4  m  m  I  J 111  Ii m  i  m  *���������  ,,  m  '?>%s������B  ^wlia  '-���������swas)  ^m  [  ,1  i'A            '*  1  '     ���������**,  $Wm  ,   i '   '  ������l  -  ^m  *fflH  4^wsb������)  4n  #Bf  '411  '14  tr  -1<'l  ^  ,1  DOOOOOOObOOOOOOOOOnonrv  ^^co of doing, since Judy began this travel  O; tale. She' would like to see the moun-  ������! tain passes. She couldn't tramp nor  Q:' go on -horseback."  Ol- "Bless the. dear old lady's heart  q' and bones," said Biddy penitently. "I  gj: never  thought'.of her,  and  sure  I've  "After an early., breakfast, we took  a train, and went thirty-four miles  Wr3t of  Banff,   and  found  ourselves  "Come now  girlie,  you've  been ,in  v���������"i 'i ���������<������������������"----?���������- ��������� - a---  ,���������.-"-,- ,73  ---iTr  at the tiny mountain station of Lag-   the  Do.mInIon,' 'said Judy caressing-  turcd to make a Canadian holiday.'"   gan   A ^ in a b ^ ^^   ,y, ..on your word of hoilor novv,   are  It I t.���������red to let my thoughts dwell   jacket and Wg sombrero was waIU       Canadians aB411������nant as Americans?"  on the subject of the combined agony'  J���������" "T"'B "'.*���������  "������B ���������'tinS    ,.������    ' .  for us  with a carriage  and  a stout.  "More  so,"  said   Peanuts   unblush-  MAItSIIALL      SAUJTDERS,  Author  of "Beautiful  Joe"  8'   got a brace, of grandmothers of iny ,,. ������������������/,  u       -i i x        ..      ��������� ���������  ,.    ,  I              -,.r         ,       -r   ,      " -= o ui.  my   endured by wild creatures in captiv-' u ,      ��������� ,              ,,���������.,"                 , Inclv  own.    Mea culpa, Judy, mea.maxima -ity/.   gaid   J?ae   earnestly    ������rd        i balr of horses.    While we wound be- msi*' ,   culpa.'/      ' '                                                ���������,.'    ������    "     '" tween   the   mountains   and   through ~,.TTnr,��������� ,,������������������ ���������      ,.   T  .       ~          .  ,"  crazy."                                                  ,                                                                    f Hear her," said Judy as. the club  > deep   valleys,   I   coaxed   from   him  "You    don't,   object    to    National  The volatile Judy was not thinking  '^KX^OOOQOOoZ17ZoZooOOq\  ������������1her'    Ther"WaS,;(a far;aTWay l00k' Parks' though, do you?" asked" Firi   ~"^B  . ^  UUWwWW|yvAA;uvAA;o  ,jn her eyeg>   ������punCQje and j coujdu>t ' fiv        . ��������� mountains  (Copyright by Publishers Press, Ltd.)    tramp - we had nothing but travel-      "Object, no," said-Jane.    "I'd wel-    ',", \.  ling   and  house  suits   with   us.    We   COme them.   The more parks and re ' *    ������ar ������ne day m&de Wm SleeP7'  mountains might be born by the sea." drove round and round the bases of   servations   we   have   for   our "native  '"As a general thing the home'spot these   'grand-   old    mountains    near   fauna   the   better.     Also- for  is   the   congenial   spot,"   said   Judy Banff,    and    through  doggedly. ' cor  ...      ���������.,.,.���������,      n       t.    , ���������    ,      iT0ke Into a ]augh.    "Steeped in  ->er  stories of wild life.   Once he left the   ,OTY,ioeT,QBO        , -     - .','  ,    , remissness ��������� dear other girls, when  ., *  ,'T \ b'ake9-m,an   rou  take this  trip  I've  taken,' you'll  on  a railway, but the stuffy air In-- tInd tnat fr6m 0n6 end of Canada t0  mother, we are a cheerful people, a  joking people possibly, but ��������� we aro  soma  and he dropped Into a nap, and the  stove fell over. -The stove fired the  car,  and   the  railway  fired  him,   so  lot flippant.    Some things are sacred.  butler  voice.  spot,      said    an ' unexpected, grazing.    Two or three of them were   co;i.\_:cd in huge, flying cages."  irr,    ana    tnrougn    an    enormous forc.'sners.    Asiatic    and    European   Z         "\    ,    *     *               mm,-bU'   Nothing here Is above a jest."  ral of two  thousand acres, where deer  can   roam   happllv  about   large   ^ went back to  the-mountains.    In      .,T   find   a   jegt   {n   majegty���������   sald  re; was a herd of eighty buffaloes Bpaces here, also some birds can L   *���������!?er he dnves and guides tourists ,Biddy.  A smothered snickering sound canta  v           T ,     D                                       ^T7 h������ary W,th' ag6' ttUd aS We ���������*  those  in- Golde'n Gate  Park,   Z^TZLZ tlTSZ '*"*] ^   trom the bl* arm-chair, and the lively  Young John Bertwin  who  had  re-   Passed close to the phlegmatic creat- Marirold," observed Judy.                        ^t     tV ,      7f     pasturmg   ^ M joined Jn ^ amusement-  covered from his fatigue, raised him-   ures,   I  heard   Punchie  who   Is  very "Yes,"   said   tlie   Californian   girl    g                 ne  day  he  drove  us   was  self on the cushions of his chair, and   fastidious, muttering to them, 'Oh, 30 "Ci;r  birds  are  happy,  for  they  are   ������hIIly' ^ S������������n snowflakes be^an t0  spoke energetically.   ��������� o comb   your   wool  -   go   comb   your   in a large piece of wood enclosed by   "   ","'" ~~ "" " "'"' " "  The   girls   laughed   at  his   matter-   Wool/   Remember this is all National wire  netting,   with   running  streams  or-fact tone, and Judy went on. "Sup-   park, and though we did not see tho and  trees  inside."'  pose wo scttle.lt in this way ��������� make   otllor creatures, wo knew that not far "What about squirrels?" asked Pea-  up   your, mind   to   be   happy   in   the   away w������re llcrds of oIk> m������ose, deer, -nuts.  spot to  which Providence  calls you,   ni������������n,.-ain   sheep . and   Angora   goals  fly, giving us some idea of what the  mountains  would be like in  winter."  "Was it terribly-solemn and lonely?" asked Dixie.  "Oh! no,��������� I forgot the plains and  the cities, and murmured contentedly  Blow, ye winds!   lift me with you,  '"I come to the wild.  Fold closely, 0 nature!  :" 'Thine arms .round thy child.',"  "What about Punchie?" asked Fire-  ^ U ,o���������r ���������ean crles o,U ,���������r m.   -^   to  ,M   fro,   ^   ���������, .^'��������� ^Z^*^   TTlZZ^Z " "^  ��������� ���������  some small animals, but bears, lions,  "I  wonder  what a  goat's  idea  of wolves and tigers ��������� you can't make  bliss  is,"  said  Biddy  musingly. them  contented,  say I.  ' Study  them  "Like the Welsh servant girl's pro- stuffed."                                    '  bably," said Firefly with a laugh. "Do "Do  you  know  about Hagenbeck's  you remember? Animal   Park   in   Ham'burg?"   asked   fly.  " 'I wiss  I  was  marrit, Judv           '                                                     ������������������      '     "      A.  -������<a,^  ���������������,           r * -    -                                                             He was grunting mischievously,-������I  '"'Plfnvof ' i      "^ ^ ������fit'" Said Jane-    '-    ���������     big chief -great hunter-^nioin-'  '        ������ !! J ������ J^f' I ��������� ... "rVe ViSit6d It'"- Said Judy'    ,rt'S"a' tains mine ~ ^lleyH 'mine - squaw'  , And nuthin   to tu.        , departure from the usual thing ��������� no mine down in- little Valley   oanooses  "There  are. no end of trips  about bars, or cages  to  separate one from too - Koojemock alaTsie'"  Banff,    Jutly went on,-   but we had the  animals  - merely  deep  ditches .' "What's ��������� that?" .asked   Firefly  .ley.    You   eat  ambrosia,   and   drink   noV time. for.all of them.   .However, of water and artificial rock work. To "It's   what  the Micmac' Indians  in  nectar,  In momentary" expectation  of   we   vlsited   the   Cave   and   Basin   at see an ibex climb a one hundred and Nova Scotia say to their does   when  being called  up to high Olympus on   the foot of SulPhlir Mountain. There fifty foot pinnacle, and stand against they come into white men's kitchens  one of those mountain peaks.    I call   Is  a  natural  r������ck  roof  to   the  cave the  sky  lino  is  interesting  and   as'- It's something'like 'Get out'"    '  you   all   to   witness   that   whatever   with curious deposits of sulphur about - tonishing.    A Swiss sculptor erected "Head her off from Halifax   some  I may say  in future,  and   though  I   Jt-    0ur government has surrounded these artificial mountains." body," cried Peanuts suddenl*  '"She'll  assert   that   all   places   have   some   a natural basin V'1^ a bathing house, .     "But   Hagenbeck   has    chains    on be there in two strokes of the clock"  charm,   Banff  Is   the   exquisite   spot   and you can hear the jolly shouts and some   of   his   birds'   legs,"   objected But Judy was already' back in nie  that haunts my dreams. Punchie and   ]aughter  of bathers  splashing  about Jane.                                                         ' mountains     "The  further  we" went"  other spot."  .   "And-don't change your-spot without due reflection," said Peanuts.  "And what an appetite must have  waited on all those ccstatics," murmured Biddy mischievously.  "It did," said Judy, "but one could  hardly eat for the view. The correct  thing Is to get a seat in one of the'  big dining-room windows. There  you are perched up aloft; looking  down on that glorious Bow River Val-  "Yes,"  said  Judy, ."they appear  to she said, "the more our spirits rose."  be   at   large,   but   these   thin   chains "Naturally,"   interrupted   Biddy   in  allow them to fly only a certain dis- an undertone. '  tance-" '                   ..                 ' :'. "I'm  thirsty," murmured  Peanuts.  ���������Now ;' imagine ���������that,_".   said    Jane "Hush girls,' 'said Jane, "or you'll  'I looked at the darling little cottages   in?lde> trying.to get rid of rheumatism  ���������by the river's brim." or ������ther ailments.  , "A mountain cot it was  to him,. "Sure cure?' 'asked Peanuts.  "And it was nothing more," chanted .    "No������  Dut ^uitd' occasional." '  Biddy  lugubriously:   - --   "I" saw   something  in   your   paper  "They were prospective sylvan nests   about a. zoological garden in Banff,"- Ioking at 'the ' mterested  faces. about   make herTtop"  for his dear family," said Judy earn-, said-Jane. ner>    ������Can  an  eagle ,ne  ^^  with      "Getting  right  up  among'them'is  estly, "and just as beautiful as they      "Yes'"   said  Judy' meekly,   "and   I  -a chain on his legr bo different from the train," continued  could be, and some summer they are   expected you would take me to task      "This  eagle couldn't,", said -Firefly,   Judy.    "There seems to be no end to  going to take one."        _ for not ^ criticising it.    The "museum   crossly, "what's the sense of chewing   them.    -Peak' behind   peak ' glacier  "How much?" asked Peanuts. was a fine one.   It had stuffed creat-   air about putting any created thing in   upon  glacier."  "Oh, I forget," said Judy impatient-   tures> and tne herbarium and Indian   a pen.    It's devilish ��������� that is what   " "A hundred  Switzerlands  rolled- in  ly.      "Something    very    reasonable.-relics were most interesting." it is.   Get on with your pastoral ad-   one," said Biddy impressively  You    little    mercenary    soul,    when      "Is it an up-to-date garden?" asked   dress, Judy." '   "No.     Whymper   said   only   fifty"  Charon comes to ferry you over, the Jane- She had Put down her sewing, <<i wlll tell you something cheer- corrected Judy. "You can't under-  Styx, I believe you'll start-up and ask and her clear steady gaze was bent ful," said Judy. "A Banff man feeds stand' till you see the mountains the  him  if he can make  cnange  for  a  0R Judy who was somewhat unco n-   peanuts to the. animals  every week,   surious states of,mind one, falls into.  We were fortunate' enough to be on   This morning, I was overpowered by   let grasS grw'' one finds sIlver and  it is only t. small   his   heels.    They  all   knew  he  was   their sense of vastness,. illimitability   B^Iphur Aliens."  coming, and from bears  to squirrels   and grandeur, and the pose of eter-  there  was  a  scramble for the nuts.   aity.   I felt small .and humble in the  One  little   kid  fox   wnen   he  caught "presence of such awful majesty. Then  sight   of   him,   showed   his   cunning   tQe exaltation of an angel came over  white  teeth, snapped  and  bit at his   me,  and  I felt like exclaiming,   Not  companions, and drove them all back .a worm of the dust, but a spirit   w-  "But they are so clean," said Judy.   from the man,  so he could get the   mortal and ineffably beautiful."  "Room   first,   for   a   caged   wild   nuts. "Which state did you enjoy most?"  an.!?ai'"         ,������ T                  MJ v              "'Look here at labor and capital,' asked  peanuts  meekly; ,,,,*,,,  And sure if I were a wild beast, chuckled Punchie wlaen the man t "Now girls," said Judy . coolly, "I sd klnglet' A1Pine three-toed wood-  it s no. cage you could make larg.3 to the badgers Tn were watchi don't care if there is a stranger pre- peCker' PartridSe' sandpiper, western  enough, to please me,' said Biddy.        the  stream  Qf water  ^ ran  frQm Bent.   "You've got to stop being n,P. wood pewee' and the white-crowned  the Dorcuoines' caees to thfiira.    Th������ t]ant. while I'm in the mountains."    . Bparrow'     X  don>t   thin������  the   white-  roung John Bertwin was trying vainly to suppress. He v-as, despite all  irawbacks, enjoying himself in the  midst of these girls whose affection-  le bickering was unlike anything he  had ever heard .��������� and he felt at home  _among them. No wonder Mara liked'  her club. "I shouldn't have come,  . till I felt stronger," he muttered,  "but I'm'having the time of my life.  Xust because ' they've sense enough ���������  id let  a fellow  alone."  Jane, casting about In her rnind  for some remark to lead Judy back  to the mountains, said, "Were the  trees nice up there?"   "  -luagiimutiJiL lordly    firs    and  spruces .stretched their arms over us  ��������� we drove through one avenue after  another."  "You speak much of the trees," said  Mara gently, "what about the flowers?"  "The  dear   things  ��������� how  could  I  torget them.    Would that I had time "  to   tell   you   what   I   learned   of  our.  Alpine flora. Some botanist says that  one   can   see   true   beauty   of   form,  glory  of color and  wealth of  bloom  better    in   the    mountain    meadows,  amid    the   everlasting   I1HI3   of   the  Rockies, than In the heavy Interminable  jungles   of  some  distant  torrid  clime.     One   finds   butterwort,   cranberry,    gentian,   Sotch    heather   and  bluebells,' violets,- asters,' heliotropes,  larkspur,-   twin-flowers,     gaillardias,  lobelia,     wintergreen,    vetch,     wood ���������  anemones;   lilies,   forget-me-nots,   the  bridal edelweiss; and of course plenty  of lovely-ferns.   Then we have, twenty-three      species     of     orchidaceae,  among  them several  kinds  of lady's  slippers   ���������   mountain,   pink,   yellow  and large yellow.    I forget the rest.  You must go see for yourselves. High ,  up   'where   biting  cold   would   never  fortable.  "Yes,. rather  one."   '  "Have   the   animals .as   large   enclosures as they, have in the Brou ;?"  "No, not quite/''  "Then they are not large enough,"  penny." __. j.     "Come Judy, cool yourself in this  mountain river," said Jane coaxingly.,  "Oh, Jane, It Is so tranquil and!  rascinating when it isn't falling,",  continued Judy, as she turned toward'  her friend. "Almost like a mill pond,1  In the place where we looked at the Ba!.l Jan,e decidedly  Ipottages, and startlingly clear andi  cold ��������� just melted Ice the year'  round."     ' i  "What an iceman's btll one would'  Bave," remarked the unabashed Pea-'  nuts. i  Judy gave her a withering look.:  "That curious, glittering quality of'  glacier streams reminded me of a  beautiful soul. Boatmen take you up'  this perfect river for miles and miles,!  In canoes or launches. We had not)  time for this trip,- but we did take1  a long drive." ;  "Roads' gor-1?" rslcod Peanuts  "What about the birds?" asked  Jane.  "We were rather late for most  birds, except eagles, crows, ducks,  and a few magpies. I saw a list of  pour feathered friends that someone  had seen earlier in the season at  Lake Louise ��������� the American merganser,  Oregon  junco,  golden-crown-  That's   the  right  principle,"  said   ^ , .    ..   .  ��������� ���������, the porcupines   cages to theirs.    The  I rt ������������������ I/AW      TATir       1TT1 l/l       /iVAnfuwAn       a~������  Jane.    'Very few wild creatures can man   couldn,t   arnmge   matters ������This  club is nothing if not con-   "!roat, comes   as   far  west  as   thls  be made happy in captivity, ard the way   possible, . s0   those   porcuplneg troverslal," said Peanuts, "and I con-    ^f,'1'   ^ nblrd  ideal   thing   is ^that   all   creatures could  get  their  ahare  Qf  the   treat tend I'm not flippant.    I'm cheerful. 0f the sllver arrows  of son&-  should be happy." Re wQuld thiw the peanuta right at A merry heart goes all the day, your  Dont   you   approve   of   zoological thenij   bufc   every   Ume   th fl sad tires In a mile-a.'"  gardens for amusing children, Jane- fchom Jnto ^ atream- and there stood -    -you   are  flippant,  Peanuts,"  said  To-The-Rescue?    asked  Peanuts. .,    .   , .,      ..        ,. lL. Marigold who wna nn <nir*~  the badgers on the other side, waiting il,lttn6wa wno was no joker.    "Flippancy   is   the   curse   of   this  "Do  you   remember  the   boy   ���������who   with curled paw's reaching under the  "Like  Boston  roads.    We've got &���������  stoned the frogs, and what was said   grating to guide the peanuts to them-   ^ion," said Judy, "not the love of  money ��������� and flippancy leads to irreverence, and irreverence to the  devil."  wonderful     gcvcrnme.it.     It     works! lo him?" selves.  with this railway corporation, or any! "Oh yes," replied Peanuts, "Fun to "'Working   mighty   hard,   but   no  rni!-ay corporatlcn  that will benefit! yo"> but death to us������" but I always brains,' said "Punchie, and he laughed  the j-pojilc.    The best for the newest' look   upon   those   frogs   as   narrow- so  hard   that I  had  to  apologize  to  west, Js their motto, and link by link' minded." the   porcupines.     Now,   leaving   this  Lhe eiic.n of good roads, good schools,' "Suppose you were a fox, Peanuts," subject of animals in captivity  with  fccocl  supervision  of every kind,  ex-J eaid Jane who had a spirit of.her own our   slogan,   for   I   too   belong   to   a  tends   from   Halifax    to   Vancouver.: when roused. humane society, 'Death If necessary,  Then   bur   government'is   not   onlyj "Fox I am," said Peanuts with re- but no torture,' I will say that Pun-  good, but it is shrewd.   We want, riotj ��������� Blgnation. chie  and  I  had  regretfully  to  leave  first-class   settlers   alone,   but   first-i "Someone catches you, and instead Banff  the  next day."  class tourists to .advertise the ooun-' of racing and chasing about the de-. "Where  did  you  go  next?"  asked  try.   H^h class service must be pro-' licious  wild-wood,  you  are  given  a Firefly.  vided for them, and here in the heart* few   feet  of  stone   yard   where  you "To cloudland, to see set in moun-  of the Rockies you can recline'in a' pace back and forth,,'your eyes wild, tain sides,���������      ���������."-'���������  cushioned   carriage,   and   drive   forj J'our tongue lolling from your mouth, ".'Lakes of gray at dawn of day,  " 'Shy poet of Canada' dear.  " 'Thy notes prolong, prolong,  "'We  listen,  we hear:  " T-love-dear-Canada,  "'Canada, Canada.;" "  "And  you  say  people  climb  these  mountains,"  said  Marigold.  "My  dear ���������   in   summer,   tourists  tiaunt    these    near-by    peaks,    with  "And ts it Canadian good manners guide8 that are broufiht from Swlt-  to bite the hand that feeds you?" rorland- American citizens will have  Inquired Peanuts. "tho   glory   of   han(]lng   their   names  "I do not bite," said Judy eloquent-   'i0Wn t0 post^rity as beInS the first  ly,   "I love tho hand that feeds me,    and I stroke it warningly, because, I  wish It to bo perfect. Were not my  ancestors Pilgrims? Don't I feel that  they turn in therr graves, W5ien they  hear their descendants making light  conquerors of some of these Canadian giants." .  "Are records kept to fix the honor?"  asked Firefly.  "Everything is systematized. There  is  the government,  the  railway and  of  everything  sacred   from   the  Al-   a Pr0SDerous A,PJne Club, all work  miles with scarcely a jolt.1  "Silly   luxury,"  said   Biddy.  your   unhappy   man-hating,   panting  'In soft shadows lying;  self a target for hundreds of gloat-   "'Lakes of gold With gems untold,  Jane,   as   she   often   did,   took  up! lnS human  eyes.'  the   cudgels   for   Judy.    "Suppose  i!      -"I'd try to encourage my low self  wanted   to   give   my  grandmother  aj to rise to higher things," said Pea-  trip to the,.Rockje^ as I am thinking] nuts, "and say .'.Happy fox to be toj.'-.  " 'On their bosoms glowing.  " 'Lakes-, of white  "'At holy night  "'Gleaming in  the moonlight.'  mighty down ?"  "There is a lot of Jesting in the  air," said Biddy meditatively.  "Clergymen joke in the pulpit," said  Judy, "lawyers in court, the man on  Ing together. Persons come from  iifferent parts of the world to attend  the annual camps of our National  A.lplne Club. You will hear a man  oay, 'I used to go to the Caucasus,  the street,  the woman in her home.   now ! come to the Rockies for they  The whole nation acts the clown."  "And doesn't Canada jest?"  asked  Peanuts.  are only eleven days from London.'"  "Are there women climbers?" ask-  sd_ Firefly. ......  ,, }       .CTp be   continued)  ^ BswaaarffflBmsa^^  For Salef to Make Room  Young Pullets S. C. W. 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The Doctor was odur-at-  Eiiar uouie" ZuT'Cfic" uariirae Tire m-  variably impressed with the restful  atmosphere. , Refined tastes are evident throughout the house, and among  the collection of paintiiigs which  adorn the walls are several skilful  productions from tho brush of Mrs.  Borden, who is an artist ,of some  note. She is also a clover photographer, and In preparing hor pictures docs all the work herself from  developing to finishing. Many of tho  best pictures of Mr. Borden, some of  which have been used for publication,  were snapped, developed, and completed by his wife.  Also in horticulture Mrs. Borden is  an enthusiast. Her garden is beautifully designed, and most of the richest blooms on the grounds surrounding her home are personally attended  to  by  her.  Although not actively identified  with many of the charitable institutions of Ottawa, Mrs. Borden by. many  kind acts, has brought cheer to the  sick  and  needy.  While resident In Halifax she worked indefatigably on what is known as  niyou dq one or ine 108  learners wlio will receive  i  I  ..       - 0  our Prize Contest checks? 1  HON.  W. .!��������� UOCHE,  .Secretary ol' Slfttc.  ed at Lucan public school, London  High School, Trinity Medical College,  Toronto University, and Western  University, London, Out., and as a result could not fail of being a man of  much merit. In addition to other positions of lionor Dr. Roche has beon  Grand Master of the I. 0. 0. P. for  Manitoba, Grand Representative to  the Sovereign Grand Lodge of the  same order, and for a number of years  v.-as member of the Manitoba Medical  Council.    He  is  51 vnn,.s  old.  With Dr. T. G. Roddick, Dr. Roche  carried on the agitation of a few  years ago for a uniform standard for  practising physicians in every province of the Dominion. The Roddick  bill failed to become operative bo-  cause of the failure of certain provinces to co-operate, but in an amended form it was made law at the last  session  of parliament.  Dr. Rocho lakes a great interest in  the new \.i\iv Minto Hospital in Min-  nodosa, hii) homo town. It is with  him a labor of love to assist In making this institution one of the most  successful In Lhe West. His intention  should It bo possible,'. Is to return  lo tho prairie country every summer,  to visit old patients, to walk the wards  of the Lady Minto Hospital, at Min-  n.cdosa, and. Lo demonstrate l.lint, at  heart, he Is still a doctor Mvd u  Wostcrncr.  the Woman's Work Exchange, an institution that has accomplished much  good, especially for those of reduced  circumstances. For some years now  she has been on tho board of governors of Ihe Victorian Order of Nurses,  and her name also appears on the  membership rolls of the National  Council of Womc-n of Canada, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to  Animals ,the Aberdeen Association  and the Woman's Auxiliary of the  Missionary Society of the Church of  England. Of the latter organization  Mrs. Borden's activities have been  chiefly through that branch at All  Saints' Church, of which parish both  she and Mr. Borden are members.  Outdoor sports also claim some of  Mrs. Borden's time. A skilful golfer  she has been connected with the ladies' club of Ottawa, and was honored by that body last year when the  members elected her as their president.  Mrs. Borden was born at Halifax,  N. S., her maiden name being Laura  Bond. Her father was Thomas Henry  Bond and both parents were of English extraction. Her mother, Catherin*  Tregallis Atkinson was a descendant  ol an old Cornwall family of thai  name. Mrs. Borden's eduaction was  received in her home town.  i  i  I  i  74  COUPON  CANADA CEMENT COMPANY  LIMITED  Herald Building, Montreal  Please send nic full particulars of  the J9J2 Farmers' Prize Contest, and  a free copy of your book "What the  Farmer Can Do With Concrete."  Name  Addrcsi,  *^H ERE will be twelve cash prizes in1  each of the nine provinces (108 in all)  in the 1912 Prize Contest for Canadian  Farmers.   The 1911 Contest was so successful in awakening interest in the use, of Concrete on the farm, that a  second contest, in,which three times as many prizes are  offered, was decided upon for this year.  The Contest this year is divided into three classes, "A,"  "li" and "C," and there will be four prizes in each class. (First  pri/.e, $50; Second-prize, #25;Third prize, #15; Fourth prize, $10.)  Thus there are three #50 Prizes, three $25 Prizes, three #15  prizes, and three $10 Prizes, /breach piovince.  DESCRIPTION" OF CLASSES  In Each Class there will be  First, Second,  Third ami  Fourth Prizes  (,#50,'$25, #15, and #10)  for Each Province.  CLASS "A"���������l'riy.i:s lo l>e aunnlcd to ilic fmir farini'is ill rucli province m-Iio use most  "Canada" Crnirnl nil llirir larins in lhe year 1912.  CLASS "II"���������I'ri-.TH to lie awarded lo the four farmers in each province who send photo-  traplis of the bat concrete, tvovk done with "Camilla" Cement on tliclr  .    farms in 1912.  CLASS "C"���������Prizes to he awarded to tlie four farmers in each, province who Bend In  the best description, tclliin; how any piece of eoncictc work was done with  "Canada" Cement. (iCntrics for this prize igust be accompanied by photographs of the work.)  Don't think that you must, use a lar^e quantity of cement in order to  win a prize. The quantity of cement used does not. count, in Classes "li"  and "C."    Many of last year's prize winners usud very little cement.'  When you enter the Contest, you have a chance to win a cash  prize of #50 as well as the certainty that you will add a permanent  improvement to your farm. If you haven't a copy, he sure and ask for  our book, "What the Farmer Can Do With Concrete." It will not  only BUgfrestiinany improvements that, you can use in entering the Contest,  but will tell you all about the use of concrete on the farm. ���������  Just write your name and address on the attached coui'on, or use a  postal card, and we will send lull particulars of the Prize Contest  and a copy of "What the Tanner Can Oo With Concrete" to you  absolutely free.  Address Publicity Manager'  i  I  i  t  i  I  Canada Cement   Company  Limited  501 Herald Bldg.     -     -      Montreal  ii'SUr.Vfe.at'u*  Well Known Business Man of Montreal  Urges    Canadian    Manufacturers  To Wake Up and Get After  Foreign Trade  }h% li. L. K01tI>KN,  .A Oli it mi I rig .Society Queen  In Mrs. Dordon, wife of Canada's  new premier, arc combined all those  qualities which adorn social life. She  haa that dignity, grace and refine-  inent of tlie ideal in hostess, and  though perhaps discriminating to  some extent In hor social tastes,  everyone in received In the Bordon  [home on his or her merit.  ! The residence of the Premier elect  In Ottawa, situated on Wurtcmberg  jetreet, and formerly occupied by Sfr  .Charles Fltupatrick, is arranged and  furnished iiiteriorally for the comfort  ipl  Its   inmates.     Strantrors   <ViJlri;'-������  . . ���������'��������� '���������:*-< ���������������������������;������:>  Mr. George F. Johnston, the well-  known financier is urging the manufacturers* and traders of Canada to  consolidate and form an association  through which authentic Information  of the wants of other countries���������particularly South Amorlca���������could bo  flooured for the benefit of Canada.  Mr. Johnston's appeal, In (part, la:���������  Has not tho time arrived whon wo  should put forth some concerted action wheroby we would render valuable aid to our Canadian exporters.  This might be accomplished by following the example of our neighbors  to the south of us by the formation  of a Canadian Export Association.  Our export trade 5s growing at a remarkably rapid rate and the work of  such an association would be to educate our expanding manufacturers  and traders who may be anxious to  participate In profitable over-soas  business. It would be the purpose of  the suggested association to establish an intelligence department and  Jhrough the agency of accredited cpr-  responuenis" who wouki suppiy fining prices, point out new markets  and fresh sources for the purchase  of our raw material.  It may be news to many Canadians  to know that there Is scarcely a  country in - the world where Canadian merchandise does not find a  ready market, both in the countries  of the Old and New World. We have'-  now a direct steamship service to  Australia, New' Zealand and the Far  East and we havo lately turned our  attention to the development of trade  to Latin South America and with  most promising results.  From January let. to September  30th. of last year, the exports and Imports betAveen Canada and Argentine  aggregated ?5,051,4G7, which is $3,-  000,000 more than the previous year.  During the nine months above mentioned, Canada Bent to Argentine  $2,869,913 worth of goods and bought  from that republic $2,181,554.  In looking over all the countries'  trade with each of the Republics of  South America, I personally believe  that our trade of 1910. with the Argentine might be. duplicated in each one  of the other Republics, if we put the  proper trade machinery Into operation. Canada in the last few years,  has been developing her export trade  at a very rapid rate.  I would like to see our government  assist in establishing a direct lino of  steamships with South America. This  would facilitate the work of an energetic and patriotic Canadian Export  Association. In many ways South  America presents a very attractive  field for Canadian business men and  I believe, as one personally acquainted with South America and Its business, that there Is no doubt a largo  trade could bo worked up, If proper'  attention were paid to cultivating the  republics of South America. As  evoryono knows, South Americans for  the most part, are not competitors of  Canada. They buy what wo have to  sell and sell us commodities which  we require. The only exception to  this statement Is the Argon tin o Republic and even with this republic  our export trade last, year was over  $5,000,000. Canada should havo, next  to Great Britain, the first claim upon  South American trade, because of. tho  fact that tho chief commercial houses  of South America are English and  would naturally glvo a preference to  Canada There Is Invested In .South  American enterprises at the present  time, ovor two billions dollars of  British money and as a result of this  largo amount of British capita! Invested, Canada, as a part of the'Bri-  tlsh Empire, would receive a cordial  welcome should she energetically  seek closer trade relations with  South  American  countries.  As a Canadian much interested In  Canadian enterprises, I would like lo  see a system of organized effort to  extend and enlarge our export trade  and for that purpose, I would suggest the formation of a powerful  league, known as tho Canadian Export Association, which league ought  to secure diplomatic Influence for the  Buecc.ssfuJ   explojtftjlpn.   ol  Canadian  commerce. In. order to secure a remunerative business for a direct  steamship line, the government might  grant a subsidy, which subsidy would  not be required after a more extensive -trade had been developed, as it  would soon be apparent that Canadian steamships would soon have a  paying cargo eachoway.  ,. It might be pointed out that the  greater part of manufactured goods  used-in South America are imported  and that there is hardly an article  manufactured In Canada which would  not find a ready and profitable sale  in the south. Implements are used  there in enormous quantities. Cement  Is used in millions of tons. Leather  goods, including saddles, boots and  belting are everywhere In groat' demand owing to the agricultural nature of the country. The bulk of  this trade is now going to Americans,  Germans and the Belgians. Wo in  turn need their asphalt, nuts, mutton, hides, mahogany, rice, rubber,1  wool, etc. Our Canadian government  has neglected putting a live, energetic  Canadian representative in each one  of the Republics of South America  and I think the time has arrived for  either the government or such an  association as I have indicated to  take immediate steps towards the development of our Canadian trade in  the south.   . -  Mr. Johnston invites correspondence  from manufacturers and traders of  the Dominion on the subject and If  there Is sufficient interest manifested,  necessary stepd will be taken to organise an export association and to  develop and extend our export trade.  Hotel  atsqui  MISSIONCITY, B.C.  This hotel makes a specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers. Comfortable sitting-  room and   best  of   hotel service  Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  CHAS. E, DeWITT, Proprifitor  f~  Dr. MAUDE ABBOTT,  Montreal.  Dr. Maude Abbott of Montreal was  the first Canadian woman to receive  an honorary degree from a Canadian  university for merit in scientific work.  Dr. Ab-bott'e first medical degreo was  received from Bishop's College.    She  is a graduate In arte of McGill.    Her  training includes years spont In medical   work   at   the   universities   of  Zurich   and   VIonna.    She   took   the  Edinburgh   Triple   Qualifications   In  1897, and began medical practice  In  Montreal in 1896.   She was appointed  Assistant Curator of the Pathological  Museum In 1899 and Curator In 1902,  In 1911 she was given the status of  lecturer and the degree of M.D.O.M  honoris causa.   Dr. Abbott was born  In the village of St. Andrews  East  Quebec.    Her grandfather, the rector  of St. Andrews, was the uncle of the.  late   Sir   J.   J.   Abbott.     Dr.   Maude  Abbott  contributed   a  monograph   to  Dr.   Osier's   well-known   "System of  Medicine." v  The latest schoolboy howlers come  from Brooklyn.    They Include these:  The cow has a pulBe as well as anybody ilse, but you cannot feel it at  his wfist.  The blood flows through tho  alimentary canal Into the abdominal  canopy.  William tho Conqueror was the tert  ot the Mormons,' '  This Market is owned and  operated by the City, thus  guaranteeing all transactions. We solicit your  consignments of Fruit,  Poultry, Veal Eggs, Etc.  Highest prices, sharp returns, sir. art settlements.  John McMillan  Manager  The Profitable ."sneep  No one who has studied live stock  will doubt that there Is money to bo  made from herds or flocks of any  class of stock, If they arc properly  handled. Somo, of course, live and  labor under conditions that render  the profit doubtful. The average  farmer, however, who takes an interest In live stock can make satisfactory returns from a flock of sheep  to say nothing of his gain in the  matter of weed destruction.  Sheep are a benefit to the farm in  many ways. Weeds are kept down on  the summer-fallow or around buildings, fences or bluffs. The constant  tramping over the,fields aids in packing loose soils. In the fall, dollars  worth of- grain that otherwise would  be lost is picked up and turned to  good account. It is little wondeir that  sheep men become enthusiastic.  Ml  n  'ta  -*'15  ���������'ft  ���������l������l  'A  '.H  I  kid  m  m  M  m fl  "a  ,-.-.   ,r..v  $se Abbovspord *ost,    Abbotsford, & c<  ^  ���������JT  . ���������i... ���������������������������*���������������.,������������������,  . m.j.'K..^:  pL.ypL.gg  =������52  ^i^^,;..,!!,,.,,.-..^.^,.,-^  saa/iu:**..  Gents' furnishings; Boots, Shoes  Boots that cost $6 and $6.50  Guaranteed to give Satisfaction  -   Have to be Worn to  be Appreciated  For Sale Only by  GEO.' C.  CLARK,Abbotsford,B.  asa:  ?jztaa������Ka&s?t&i2^vi'rwt<&  TSTHg"  7tt*"������#i  vttr&^a&j^i&&3sss*mznz!Z$>*  STESSl  JS  j-. Mcelroy & Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY       '  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.,  CITY  m  W "j  ���������:$  1(1  Ji  '���������I  tBErasssae:  33E  *������msare&aMw>a^4M������^ AA^^thMBsawft^^  ABBOTSFORD, B. CI  "Strictly^ first-class in every respect.   The bar  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,   $1.50 TO   $2,00  PER   DAY  IS  PECKHAM  8c HUTTON PROPRIETORS  asftaagags^^  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Jteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wemies  and Balogna always on hand."   Fish every Thursday  the  Finest  Optical  "JSadieal men "and others  dufe t������ feifl .skill.  Work.  tri-  rsofi  oei&te  Members Can  Soc. C. E.)  788 GranTilki St.  VancuUidi- Ol  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  i������o, nml P. O. P. O. Box  1  ance  ON DAY,   JULY   1  Good  Music   From   Vancouver  ���������Mi hi i iM���������MWWi^���������������w���������w������������������������_<������������ '������������������������������������ ������������ j������������������^wii ���������' "������������������ ���������������������������'[_'" ���������������������������^���������^���������������������������^���������i���������^ ���������������������������* m    i ' i  nw^ ini ������������������  SPECIAL   SUPPER  Dance in aid of the Pine Grove  Football Association. All welcome  *=*$ aiynyyyn jarnunzrm  .BLACK.   KNIGHTS   MEETING  (From Fraser Valley Record)  , On. i5ar.urd.ay   last,   the   22nd,  in  the Orange Hall .was'held   a  special  meeting of Beaver Preceptory  No.   372,  Mission "City.      Members  ">������ two Preceptorie'a in Vancouver  j' rived on the afternoon  train to  visit  the local-brethren.   Bro.  'VV.  d. Gamble, Preceptor, opened the  LoJ.g?   at  8.30,   the   other   officers  in    attendance   being   Bros.   Geo.  Cade, D. P.; D. GJi!bbard,' Regis ; E.  Bush,  Trea.; C.  Metcalf  acted as  outside ,Tyler.   Bro.  F.  Pakenham  Grand Master of B. K. for British  Columbia, also was  present.    Bro.  VV.  Ii!,.Brett,  Grand   Secretary, of  the Orange. Order for B. C. was also  there.   After 'opening and conducting the necessary business the  Preceptor   resigned   the ' chair  to  Bro.  Brett, who,  with his  officers  r:o".vi   Vancouver,   took   over  vthe  'working    and   raised   to   the  Re.i  Cross   degree,  five   brethren  form  ...obotsford ���������Bros.   W.   J.   Beaton  0.  Metcalf, B. J. McGillivray, Gilbert Hay, and S. J: Bates.   Bro. J.  A. Ryder, of Mission City, also received two degrees.   The visiting  brethren form Preceptories 544 ana  jQ2   Vancouver were   W. H. .'Brett  vV.   J.  Howden,  F.   H.   Butler,   K  Joyd,.F. Lester, S.' Jones, J. ,.Acn-  eson,  G. A. Hunter, C. E. Strain,  W. Campbell, P. Haslett.   At eie?->  en o'clock the brethren temporarily ceased work to partake of supper at the Matsqui Hotel.     Host  and   Mrs.   DeWitt had prepared a  sumptuous - meal  that  gave  satisfaction to all who partook.   Covers  were laid for 25 and the long,table  was invitingly laid and artistically  decorated    with   sweet   smeljjn.g.  honeysuckle   and .fern,   while   the  epergnes   loaded  with  fruit  gave  an   adde dtouch  of color.   At  the  head   of  the  table   sat  Preceptor  Gamble with Bro. Pakenham on his  left.   Full justice was done to thu  ample  spread, not forgetting  thee  "Big  Red Strawberry" that came  as   a   fitting finish.   Owing .to the  lateness of the hour speeches were  postponed .."till the,..-return t,o   ih-<  Hall. ' ���������'���������'-'.  The work was resumed after supper and finally adjourned at 2.30  The visiting brethren were accommodated for the night at the ��������� Belle -  vue Hotel' and left- town by the  various trains .on Sunday.  This  is the  first  time  since  lis  erection- that the hall ha3 been used other than by the local. lodge,'  The building cost in the neighborhood   of  $2;5000, measures 50 by ^6  feet, and consists ,of basement and  lodge room over.   The ample base  ment is fitted up with an up-to-  date furnace and contains  a  laige  room where the Mission City Band  holds  its weekly practice.       The  lodge  room above is  approached  through   an  ante  room,  adjoining  which is a room used for keeping  the lodge properties. The room itself measures 38 by 25 feet, with a  raised platform at the sides, giving  a' i'io.or space of 32 by%21.   Ani  elaborate   switch   board  icojntro.ls  the electric lights and tho double  casements prevent any disturbing  noise penetrating.   A feature is the  15 fo.ot high ceiling, skillfully arched, which allows the sound to travel freely to all parts of the room.  J Two   banners 'ranged   along    tho.  wall catch the eye, one stained and  torn,   bearing  tlie  marks  of  ago,  the other new, glittering, untarnished, presented by  a member; to  be used for the first time on ihe  coming 12th of July.   The old banner, now in use for 20 years, has  twice in that time been touched up  by Bro. Fripp, of Hatzic.   The nevV  banner bears  a   motto "The Empire Our Home," an advance on the  old one which reads ''Canada Our  Home."   A striking picture of the  late Queen Victoria, a vivid sketch  of the Battle of the Boyne, and the  Lodge charters adorn    the   wallb.  The color scheme of green furniture against the white plastering of  the walls is added to by the banners,  colored scarves,  and  decorations used by the Order, and gives  the spectator the impression that  great  care and  forethought have  combined in making as perfect as  possible the hqme of Beaver Lodge  No. 372, Mission City/ ^ _;  steps  back  quiet  and   the  to their o*  precision.  army   then  "-������ers with  marched  the same  Strong     Arguments     Advanced     In  Favor of Getting Red Man to Forsake  His Ways and Conform  (o Civilized Programme  Steady employment near home is  not attractive to the typical I(ndian.  Tribal and village ' celebrations ���������  ".(rcmonial dances-and religious ob-  ^walioiis ��������� cut into a summer's  work with discouraging frequency.  The plains Indians,-used to scurrying  ���������iboul on horseback; ,are dull workers a foot. "These Indians," says the  Commissioner of Indian Affairs for  ihe United States, in a sentence,  "would doubtless make'good work-  M'en if properly handled, although  I'rw of t'loin arc experienced at any  kind of - labor except, perhaps, as  'nbrpnrpon in handling stock." Or, as  a white employer of Montana put it,  "I could get- a Blackfoot Indian to  wait on table if ho could do it horse-  hack."  the    Commissioner's  find  this  paragraph:  of   obtaining   outside  the Pine Ridge Sioux  tho agent,  spring  he  And    yet,    in  1:1s''   report,   we  "Tho   matter  employment for  has been   well handled by  Mr.   Brennan.     Early   last  dropped from the. ration roll sixteen  hundred Indians who were able-  bodied, and let them support themselves' by work on the railroads,  ���������ranches, etc.; and a year or so ago  he dremped eight hundred from lie  ration roll permanently, as they were  sufficiently advanced to care ��������� for  themselves.'-'  ���������Back of all the effort~,~ the Indian  Orfice is making to get' the tribesmen out on' the job is a strong,  though vaguely understood, 'feeling  among the Indians, themselves that  this change is bound to come. "No  work, no eat" time is moving on  them.  . Speaking on this subject the other  day Archdeacon Renison, of Moose  Port, James'Bay. who has charge of  Anglican mission work in the Moose  district, with its scattered population  of some six thousand, argues that,  instead-of trying to make them mechanics and clerks, Cor which they,  are not suited, they would be better  employed by the Government in surveying, as well as fire ranging and  game wardenship, for which work  they have a natural aptitude.  Mr. Renison suggests that portages  should be cut bctwo^-. fhc lakes of  New Ontario,- and that an Indian  should be settled by every lake. His  work should be the keeping open.of  the portage routes, and the guidance  of strangers.- In this way the Indian  would be able" toc live his own- life,  and at the same time be of immense  use -to Canada.  The  Fixer  Fixed   ���������  "What. I want to know is," said  the proprietor of the Village Arms  to the great lion tamer, who was  in the bar, "how you have the nerve  'o face the animals in  the cage."  "Oh, that's - easy enough. I just  show 'em I'm not afraid of 'em,  and I look at 'em steadily eye to eye."  Here he fixed such a strong gaze on  the landlord that, he quickly disappeared lest he should be tamed, too.  "See that stolid, silly-looking  yokel over there?" asked the wild  ���������beast showman, fixing a keen, piercing eye on a ploughboy at the end  of the room.   '  "Yes," was the hushed rejoinder  of the bystanders: "what are you  going to do to 'im?"  "I'm going to 'fix' 'im with my  eye, and make him come over to me."  So saying,- he glared fiercely at his  "subject." Presently the ploughboy  ���������ceo. and slowly came towards the  'amer.  "Ddn'* I say so?" whispered the  showman.  Sure enough, on came the youth.  When he was cle--" fo the tamer he  suddenly let fly with -his strong arm,  and planted a well-directed blow on  to the showman's nose.  "You'll stare at me like that again,  won't  you?"  he  snarled.  Small but Intelligent  I had been seated but a few minutes  on the front porch of an old colonial  house (says a correspondent) when  my attention was called to a number  of ants clustering around the base  of the column at the head of the  steps. My host, observing the direction of my gaze, then told me the  following story:���������"I had observed,"  he said, "that ants were eating away  ;he wood below the floor, and yesterday I filled the hole up with borax,  thinking to end tho difficulty. An  hour later I saw an ant work Its way  through/ tho borax on to the floor,  and crawl down the stops to the  ground, followed by other ants. In  less time than I can toll you, they  had arranged themselves with tho  utmost precision In a perfectly  straight line, horizontally and vertically, from the hole to the ground,  down the five steps. Then, to my  amazement, the ant. at the edge of the  hole passed a bit of the borax, which  I had pounded, not powdered, to the  .next in line, who In turn passed .It  on until it reached the ant on tho  ground. In . half an hour they had  conveyed all-of the borax In the hole  'f" 2. ,nsni'J^tiio~.i!ii.������ n,������ f.hj?.-fopj sf -*^ o  Lucky  for (he feasant  To her resemblance to the German  Empress a peasant woman owes her  ])resent good fortune. Not only is  she the Empress's counterpart In  form and feature, but she was married on the same ds:v as her illustrious douh'e. and the dates of birth  and sex of the Imperial children are-  those of her own. This extraordinary  sequence of coincidences was brought  to the notice of the Emperor, who  not only stood godfather to the poor  woman's baby daughter, but promised to provide for" the family's  futun*. .  Says  that  Were  the   Canadian  n   Declaration  Elections  for  Reciprocal Preference.  (Special  Cable Service.)  ' LONDON.���������Andrew Bonar Law, the  new Unionist leader in the House of  Commons, who' succeeded Mr. Balfour,"  made his first speech at a leader at  the annual conference of the Conservative associations of'Great Britain  at Leeds.  Mr. LaW'dwelt at length upon the  Canadian elections, paying a warm  tribute to ex-Premier Laurier as being  the first to give preference to Great  Britain and thereby setting an' example to be followed by the other dominions. I-Iis -admiration for Sir  Wilfr.id Laurier was not abated a jot  when he rejoiced at the result of the  elections, It was an ignorant and  impudent claim, he said, that the elections did not bear upon the cause of  preference. They were, and are, an  emphatic reminder that reciprocal  preference, is the aim of Creat Britain's  autonomous  dominions.  WIFE OF NEW WPL0.V.AT  Mine. 3A0N  of  .NEW  tho  YQRK.  new  ��������� II me. Naon, wife  Argentine minister  will preside this  winter over one of the most popular  legations in Washington. The minister  and his wife have five children.  at    Washington,  INQUEST  CRUELTIES  A SKA  WASHINGTON, D.C. ��������� The Turkish ambassador, Yotisoi; Zia  Pasha, recently laid before the state  department here a formal request  from his government to prevent the  alleged barbarities by the Italian  troops in Tripoli; this request was  made in conjunction with one made  in London, though the British authorities determined not to Interfere at  present,  1  S^MMMHM^iimiWMUIMrtJlMPmraMUU^^ THB ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  . The thre eday celebration at Sumas is sure to attract many people  of this town to spen<d a day with  our neighbors across the line.  ���������Dough and an axe handle are not  a good combination. If you doni  believe us ask the baker.  There Is now a certainty that a  cement block will b ebuilt just weal  of the telephone office, as: the trues  are all cut down .  St. Matthews Sunday School is  cloBed for the summer'holidays ana  will re-open Sunday Sept. 1st.  Mrs. F. Munro, Mrs. Parton and  Mrs. J. L. Campbell are attending  the provincial convention of the  W. C. T. U; in Vancouver this  week.  Mr. H. Campbell of .Kamloopy,  spent Sunday with his brother, our  Watch maker.  Mrs.   Kirkpatrick,   of   Fernle,   is  \isiting  her friend Mrs. jJ.     Elliot.  The Ladies' Aid met this week  at the Lakeside home of Mrs. W.  Ware.  "  Like a Church  Our Services are Free  Phone your Order for Picnic Lunches  to the  The  Abbotsford Bakery  ALBERT LEE, PROPRIETOR  Mr. McCrimmon is building a line  residence���������a two storey building  with cement basement.  School closes on Friday and the  children will be free for the next  two months.  Mr.   and  Mrs.  Baker   expect   to  leave shortly for Spokane.  The Masonic Temple is progressing nicely and will, when compiet  cd be one of the finest buildings  in Abbotsford aiid a credit to the  town.  There was a report yesterday  that several business firms had  changed hands. Particulars next-  week.   *   Mr. T. C. Coogan was in Sumas  on Wednesday.  Mr. E. M .Brown, after a viJit  to his home in Spokane, returned  to wind up the business of the G.  N. R. Construction office at this  place. He goes 'to Vancouver to  continue his work with the G. N.  Mr. J. C. Alder nod family m.->ve  this week to their manse at Alt.  Lehman and will be followed by  the best wishes of their many  friends here. r  Mr. Parton, our painter, is busy  decorating the stores of Messrs  Alanson and Brooke.  Mr. Turner, music teacher, is now  helping our church choirs.  Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Peckham ami  son Jack were in Vancouver this  week.   ���������   --���������  Messrs T. R. Hutton and H. Mc-  Kenzie   were in  Vancouver  Wednesday on a business trip. ���������  ������  Messrs Dan Kenny, Angus Mi-  Innes, M. L. McPhee and D. cM-  Gillivray attended the races at  Ladner this week.  The Western Canada Power Com  pany have been moving camp, this  week to near Huntingdon. The  construction of the 60,000 volt line  through the district is being built.  CLAYBURN  Work on the new Presbyterian  church at Clayburn has been, commenced during the week. A hand -  some structure has been designed  by the architect. The building wiii  be of brick fnom the Clayhurn  Works. Mr. John Jones of Missiou  City' has the contract for the wood  work.  Dr.  Swift is building   a   Bungalow.  Mr. J .J. Sparrow received word  on Wednesday that his brother, A.  C. Sparrow of Calgary, had died  suddenly at the age of 62;  The Abbotsford Hardware Company has had their store re-fresh-  ened with a fine coat of paint  making the building look nifty and  neat.  Mrs. Charles Fossitt Of <,Vor'th  Bend is visiting Mrs. Geo .C.Clark  of this town.   ���������____   Messrs Walters and <Kerr na^ c  been appointed agents for the li.  C. Life Insurance Company of Vancouver. They will no tfoubt da  well as htcy are locally well known  and the company they represent  is the best in the land, being loyally supported by a number of  prominent B. C, residents. The  company is strictly a B. C. company and for that rteason merits  the support of those requiring, life  insurance.  The Abbotsford Cricket Club may  visit New Westminster on the 1st.  They are sure to put up a good  game.  Mr. Fred Yenny of the Bank of  Hamilton, Salmion Arm, is visiting  his parents, Mr. and Mrs .W. Yenny, of the B. C .E. R. office here.  He returns home today. ,  ���������  An  exceedingly pretty wedding  was  solemnized at 12.30 p ,.m.  on  Wednesday  of last week at Clayburn   when  Miss  M.   eldest   daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Purver#  became   the   bride   of   Mr.   F.   W.  Foster of the staff of Evans, Cole-  nan & Evans of Vancouver.     The  ceremony, performed by the venerable   Archdeacon  Pentreath,  an  old friend of the family, took place  under   a   floral arch  from  which  was suspended a  wedding bell of  orange blossome, with  a beautiful  old maple   forming   an   effeetive  background.   As   Miss   Doris   >le-  Lagan played very softly, Mendcls  sohn's  Wedding March, the bride  entered on the arm of her father.  She made  a  lovely picture in her  graceful costume of cream broadcloth,   which   was   trimmed   with  cluny  lace.   With  it  she  wore   a  smart .French toque of folded straw  and Cluny lace and carried  a show  er boquet of orange blossoms and  bride's   roses.   She   was   oreceded  by  a dainty little bridesmaid, Miss  Laura Purver, who wore a  pretty  white lingerie frock and hat trim-  emd with twisted tulle and carried  I)ink roses.   The groo mwas assisted by Mr. R. W. Ellis of Vancouver  During th esigning of the register  Miss Hazel McLagan sang "Beloved  it is Morn."   A luncheon ,was served from  a   marque erected in the  orchard.   Later the bride and the  groom left by motor for Belling-  ham, where they took the train lor  California.   Many   handsome   gifts  were bestowed upon the couple by  their wide circle of friends.     The  groom's  gift to  the bride  was   a  diamond necklace.   Both bride and  groom  are well known  and  very  popular in Vancouver.  At the marriage on Wednesday  last in Vancouver, when Miss Mary  Lancaster, of Cumberland, England, was united to Mr. H, E. Sand*  the bride, who was attired in whiltf  silk trimmed with Irish lace, was  given away by Mr. Peter Sherwin,  of Clayburn, while Miss Nellie Shcr  win, niece of the bride, prettily  dressed in pink silk, acted as bride  maid, * >.  ,  HOTEL ARRIVALS  COMMERCIAL.  C   Dan Men-it  A. C .Salt, Aldergrove  J .Collier, City  Geo. Parker, White Rock  Joe Cole, Mission City  J as. McAkin, Vancouver  J. Choell, Vancouver  W. A. Ferguson, Mission City  D. O'Haro, Dublin, Ireland  J.   Burgess,   Abbotsford  AV.  Handerson,  ifradner  J. W. Smith   . - ^  J .Doutez, Abbotsford.  E. Pottinger, Abbotsford -  G. Pottinger, Abbotsford  R. E. Gibson, Vancouver  A. McNevin, Vancouver  F. Jones, Vancouver  J.  Wood, Vancouver  Stanley Burgess, Vancouver  P. H. Pare, Sumas  E. Parry, Sumas  John Michelson, Vancouver  B. H. Danby. Vancouver      (,  G. B. Abernethy, Vancouver  J. C. Ross, Vancouver  Byron Vaughan, Abbotsford  Aly  Hope, Abbotsford .  R.  P. Gallant, Vancouver   .  ABBOTSFORD.  M. Ogiivie, Vancouver  C. O .Bradshaw, Vancouver  . M. W .Courlin, Vancouver  Mr. and Mrs. IL..D. Morrison, New  Westminster  Mr. and Mrs .McLeod, NewWc^-  minster.  F. H. Getchell. Vancouver  H.  C. Francis,  Vancouver  G. C. Stoll, Los Angeles,  J. Holin, Vancouver  Michael Temple, Vancouver  Albert Wilson, Vancouver  J.  Walmsbury, Vancouver  W. McMillan, Vancouver  H .L .Westcott, Vancouver  Angus Mclnnes, Vancouver  R. II. Weaver, Vancouver  W. F .Secord, Vancouver  Roy  Munro, City  . Jas .Frew, Cozed, Nebraska  Mr.  F. Bay, -City  John Selgooes, Vancouver  Jas.  Ryan, Vancouver  Mr.  and Mrs .Howard, Vancouver.  E. R .Turner, Vancouver  G. A. Taylor, Mt. Lehman  THE   MARKET.   .  The attendance at the weekly  market this morning was rather  below the normal as' far as numbers are concerned, but appearances indicated that those who attend  ed did so for buying purposes, anu  as a result there was a considerable volume of trading accomplished in a very short space of time.  Supplies in most lines were very  average and did not quite meet  the demand. Consequently there  was no diminution of prices, with  the exception of potatoes. In the  latter, the bottom has practically  dropped out of the market, with  the appearance of the firtet of the  new crop, and while it is still possible to sell first class high land  and varieties at $(25.00 per ton.  many of the low Hand potatoes are  a   drug  on t;he market.  While not yet plentiful, the new  potatoes were represented by,two  shipments, one from Clayton, and  >ne from Delta. These were both  of good quality. The price asked  was $3 by the sack aind 6 lbs for  25c.  The list of small fruits was added to by the first of the season's  crop of local cherries, on which the  price asked was 2 lbs for 25 cents.  Strawberries  were fairly plentiful  Enjoy Life During  CBSES  by buying one of our screen doors  and a window or two. Our stock  and prices are right and you will be  suited with our screen doors and  windows. Our Meat Safes are perfection, and our wire screening, etc.,  will be useful during fly time.     ,  Hardware and Furniture  but the price remained firm at 3  boxes for 25ci There were some  excellent shipments of rhubarb, on  which the price remained stationary. '        ,   .   ���������-  Turning from luxuries (to necessities, the meat market showed a  alight improvement on' last week.  There was some beef which sold  at HJdc and veal was more plentiful. In particular one prime veal  weighing 205 ,1'bs. sold for $28.70.  or 14 cents per pound. Pork remained stationary, the supply being limited.  In the fish section the shad whioh  last week attracted considerable  attention were conspicuous by their  absence, arid it is probable that  there will not be another opportunity to" buy this rare fish, caught  locally, for a year. In other lines  however, supplies were -plentiful,  and the demand was good.  Butter and eggs maintained, the  position which they have held for  some weeks past, supplies of the  latter being Just short of demand  and selling at 35c retail and 28 to  30c wholesale; while the formei  as ever, was present in small quantities, and commanded from 35c to  10c.  Painting, Sign Writing  ��������� General repair work  J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford        -- B. C  Good Storage Room for  ,   ,  Furniture. ,  If your Grocer has not  Flour  Five Roses  ,-f-c  BEES  FOR SAL  M. McGILLIVRAY  Huntingdon, B. C.  WANTED   FARM JfLAND-r-lR   exchange for imy $1150.00 .equity Ln  Vancouver lotts^ Act quickly for  a   snap,, R. A. Cooper, Clayburn  B. C. A'26.  Timotthy, Ciover mid Field Peas  to be had tot the Abbotsford Feed  Store  _      0   ���������.���������  When next your watch needs attention leave it with Caisapboll, t&j  Ab.botsford Watch-maker. Shop  loicated in Clark's Gents' Piiraiflh-  inff wtore.  On hand you can 'get it at the   . -.  Abbotsford  Feed and  Grain Store  J. J. SPARROW, PROP.  WANTED  Reliable Imen with Belling ability  and some knowledge of the irult  business or Nursery Stock, to to-  present ua Ln British Columbia %������  local and general -a,genta,  Liberal iaduc'ejnenta and permanent posjition for the right mea.  Write  for   full  particulars-.  STONE & WELLINGTON  Tbe Fonthill Nurseries.  (Established  2S37) .  HARRON BROS.  Emb Imers mi Funeral Direeters  Taaoouver, Offioe  and  chapel   1Mi ftranvilta 3t<,    Phone 3486  STRAYED���������Bed yearling hiejtfei on-,  to ray place on 3rd March,   O #n-  er can have same hy paying expenses,   W. L. Barrett, odd Carup-  I     bell place, iCLearbroak Rood,  lectric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  ectric Powe  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenienc  Comfort  conomy  Attention will be given to all applications tor service from our lines.  Addreaj all-enquiries to  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  ish Columbia Eli  v  I  ���������M'  ft  *1  1  1  I  i  si  P>i>  Mi  ii  M  *-!  <*  *- m  ,-���������43

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