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 Vol. IV., No. 17.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY,-  MARCH 1, 1912  IM $1.00 PER YEAR  ��������� " " %        ���������"!���������������       -T������       -T-        ���������*(*        ������������������������        ������T"       "T"       "T*       JJW ' '" J^ '    " ������^������      " ������V-'      ���������*���������        ���������T-       ���������T-       "T"  Attention."' Ladies'      -        ; - f j  *i  ., ...     j. ::���������]*!  Ladies' best quality Sateen waists. .-$1:25 to $2.00 jjjj  White tailored waists I...........    1,25 to $1.75 L&j  Fancy Lawn waists ...'!'        '75c and up >5j  Wrapperettes, all shades, .'. 12 l-2c per yard ffil  #  MATSQUI COUNCIL.  Ask to see our "Doris" Shoe  for  Ladies  and McCfeady's School  #  Sh  oes  ABBOTSFORD and  HUNTINGDON, B. C.  *_.  ^  rocery  Corn Flakes, 10c per package * .  Royal Crown Soap, 7 bars for 25c  Garden Seeds, 3 packages for 5c  Ham, 17c per lb. Peaches, tin, 15c  Flour, 1.65 per sack.  Spring shipment of Minister  yles Shoes, just arrived.    The  most up-to-date stock in town.  V*  J  CORRESPONDENCE  Editor, Abbotsford  Post.  Dear Sir,' '  I' have  read  with   pleasure  Mr.  McGowan's letter in trife- last issue  of your,paper, and I am delight.if!  to' see that.he   has   such   a   h.'gh  opinion of me as he has.'  ��������� 'Now, my only object in writing  to you was that I,  like .a   number of others, would like,to set>   a  representative of the  riding  from  this end. ' In fact, I say .most emphatically, it ,has to  be-that way  in.order'to protect ourselves.-Since  it has; becomeknown that the west  wanted the representative th:s time,  there has been parties in our niidst  who have been talking against it.  Turn about is fair play, anyhow.,  .  ���������jAjs I isaid in my last letter, I have  ho axe to grinds'but it is .a   dead  sure thing that "the ring" must be  broken^ this'election or the Conservative  party   inChjUiwack     'jlpseB  ca&te, andd no Americans should be  allowed to manage any part of the  works in .'the riding-^ '���������  . Thanking you for ispace,  I  am,  '.- '.>���������, \   ,    Yours truly, ��������� '���������  A "VOTER..  The.regular (meeting of the Council was held in tho, Municipal Hall,  with the" Reeve in- the chair and  ^Councillor Bellthe - only .absentee,  he being confined, to his house with  an attack of the" measles.  ,The mihutei&jof the previous meet  ing were read .and, "approved on  m(otion. /   i 'v      *������������������<, ; ' .  ������������������' Comtauhicationa  ' Prom Ed. Baines, 'Peardonville,  asking that,the Hill Road adjacent  to his property be improved. .Referred to Councillor' Roberts.  Prom' John' Ol-sen and G. O. Hou-  gen praying that' the Walter and  Aish Roads be.' re-gazetted so as  to takke 16 1-2, feet from Lot 379  A. The .clerk'i.was instructed to  inform these' property owners.that  this would be done.  Prom H.'S.r'Pimn'ey, and eight  others, feeing ;,*a -petition to open  and. maintain t_e'"-ditch -on the north  side of the Townshjip - Line Road  from) the slough east. -Referred to  Councillor Ware. "���������"��������� A  From  P.  iCognlain,, istating   that  his father w'oui&j'n^t be ;abletto accept rtne "position 'of %%n>^vie wei-  as lie was absent in the east. Philip".  Jackman was appointed in his stead  1  Prom J.- Duff Stuart, .Managing.  Director.of the Provincial Investment Co., of'B.  C., Ltd., Jn  which  he asked that the, claim ofthe municipal council ��������� be  wrfXdrawn , " regarding   a, ' contrjbtary    sunt . towards.the construction of ,lhe Valley  Road.   Laid   over.  ' Firpm ((thie   mu>nj:cjpal   solicitors,  advising-that "the costs of attrition  in  Morrison   vs.' Matsqui   te  paid.   A motion was passed to pay  Mr. A. S. Murray $10.00, this being  lfor two days atj the rate of .$3.00  per day 'and being the i&ame as paid  Mr. E. W. King..  ���������Prom' Messrs. tAbemethy ;an<i  Loughee'd stating that the matter  ofthe removal of'the debris on tha  Schroeder Road, wasToeing taken  up by the foreman at the camp.  Filed. _���������  F&o.m _tegi&irar ^County ^!ourtj  acknowledging receipt of the Temporary Loan By-law, and stating  that the isame was duly  filed.  P nom Sec-Treas. tJ. B. C. M., reporting'that the .executive of the  i)rgani,zapion toad held anee<!������_4s.  with the Hon. the Attorney General and lhe municipal committee of  the House when;the matters discussed at the.-- annual convention  were fully gone into, and assurances were .given that the same  would receive the careful consideration of the government  Ftforn vthe ��������� (D(jR_t.y 'Minister of  Agriculture, istating that' the resolution of the Council re fire permits would be laid 'before the Minister for 1\ib consideration.  Proml the !Municipal Solictors,  advising thajt Mr. Grant, solicitor  for J. Hoban/'deisired that a bet-  te roffer than $100.00 be made towards the settlement of ihis" claim  for damages arising frojm\ the diversion of the Huntingdon Road,  through his property On motion  a cheque for the isum of $200.00  was ordered to be issued to be-'  offered in full settlement of all  claim for damages and for the strip  of land lying between the new road  and the Section line.  From Bank of Montreal'acknowl-   who   had jpaade   4   thorough yex-  edging receipt of promissory not*   amination of the situation, had" no  Those Dreadful Twins  'for $3000.00,' deposit  no'Municipal  "?.������C,ou.n;t   $242.85 "and" 'defrpo/sits   on '  account, of 'School -Board $1048.60/  'Piled. .'; >���������" .     y . ' '��������� * '.':V. i.'     ;   v'r  From the. Canadian Bank "of Com-  mex|ce .acknowledging precept   of  cheque .for- $1501.45, in settlement  of  bemand  note.   Filed.  1 From B. C. division' of C. P. R.  enclosing proposed-plan of change  of grade on the Mission branch,  Mile 5, through Lots 208 and'209b  whereby the length of the trestle  i'S to be reduced .and .the underground crossing to be abandoned  arid a' grade (crossing' to' be" substituted. Coun. Ware, ,who ,hadin-;  vestigated the matter, Wcommend-  ~-l -'ha-t Mh-s plan, oi* the proposed  alterations be approved of, and his.  report, was accepted by the- Council.  From' Nels Larsen and 26'others,  being a' petition to open the road  on the boundary Nlin'e for a distance of one mile parallel to the  south boundary of -Section 4, Tp.  13, iSeveral property owners interested in the opening of the road  spake of the benefits to be derived, and the matter was referred  to Coun. Roberts.  From R. M. Pihl and 13 others,  being a petition to (repair a portion of the LePeuvre Rd. north of  the V. V. & E. Ry. & Nav. Co/s  r'ght/ of way. Referred to Coun.  Roberta.  From the Abbotsford-Sumas Agricultural Assn. asking that a gramt  be made-towards the _ fair wm'ch  would be held during the coming  summer, basing 'their clai|m on' the  action fo the Councjl in assisting  the Matsqui Agricultural Assn.,  which, the communication set forth,  represented only one portion of  the Municipality.' The matter was  laid over until there would be a full  attendance ofthe council.  Prom C. IT. Purver,, withdrawing  his cohlsent to any,, repairs being  made on the road now in use  through his private property and  recommending that the road be con  structed on;,the" J,ine.'' Coun. Warej  On Friday "evening February 23rd  the boys of-the Ab'botsfdrd Junior  football, assisted by a few-friends  presjenit"ed\ (the laughabl'e .comedy  "Those Dreadful Twins" .in lhe  Maple Leaf Hall. .The house was  ���������#eil filled aiid i'he effort of th_  actors were thoroughly appreciated  the audience beingkkept in, a ' con  stant state of laughter from! start  to finish.  The performance began with a  "Curtain Raiser" which was highly  appreciated. v  "Those Dreadful Twins", is ( a  three act comedy and the different ���������  characters allotted the boys, gave  each one splendid opportunities for  good acting.' There are leu characters in the, play, six male a���������d  four female and one c[ +hc most  comical features .of _'the perform-,  ance was due'to the fact 1 hat both  the male and female characters  were represented by boyB.  The -entertainment .was a   great  great success, in everyreapect,r:iuch  credit is due Mr. Joe  Heath   i\r  the enormous" amount of woik.an.d  patience that he must have .spent;  in' training "the .boys.   Tne rehear-  sing, etc., iias. been' none at 'night  after ischool  and' \vovk', "thd this  fact isays much' for .the. b jys' who  have stuck  lo it. i.enaciousiy     ji'l  .'ch^ough.'.. -,.\,-,i- <     "  There were several of tl e surrounding football teams rej,re.-,ont  eid, as guests of the Abb.j'>/;ird  boys.  The play will be proaueedja!. an  early uace in che Macs^ui Hall t,y  request   at  Matsqui.  OPENING OF THE-HINDOO TEMPLE.  On Sunday last with   impressive  pump   anu   _oiemnuy' the   Hindoo  Tcinple wai declared op.n.   Hindoo  from aLhparls aiv.veu lo, attend" the  ceremony \. _^4,  was also well attended by.our citizenV     All  were  much  impressed   with  the   highly  intelligent   adddress   delivered   by  Priest\Taja Singh,  who ^oke   in  his native tongue, as well as in Eng  lish.   The temple is certainly   a fine  building,  the. painting  and  decorating of the same has been cair.ed  out by E. O. Brundage, of the town,  who, since his arrival, .has had no  d'fficulty   in   getting  contracts   in' ���������  his particular line which- will keep  h!m and his staff busy SurTng the  spr'ng and summer.  There are jio Sea<:s in a - Hindoo  temple arid all have to divest 1 horn-  selves of their shoes before entering the edifice. p~\d of course,  leaving them outside.  FOOTBALL NEWS.  On Saturday las'. Ab^otpford met  L'angley at Mission in ^he f'rxt  round for the Hadd,id C-.m. T'n-  fortunately ''Abbotsf'.ird hsd to  turn out with a very weak team  four of the best players-being absent, two of the'juniors filling up  the team at' the last minute. Owing .to a late start the ������ame was  short. The game was evenly contested throughout, though Abbotsford scored in the'first fifteen ,mn-  utes after this both teams held their  own. Second half started one goal  in favor of Abbotsfordj. scored rjy.  T..-McPhee, & junior ipember, and  remained thus .till wifhin five, min-  uts of time. when Langley scored  and made matters even. The whole  team played well throughout. The  following being the' eleven. THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOtSPORD. B. C.  _B  THE AB������OTSPORD POST  Published every Friday by the Post  Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted t������ the interests of -Abliotst'ord and suu ^Hiding district.       - ,"'.''  Advertising Rates made know- TV application.  L-EGAL ADVKRT1SING���������12 cents per  line for first Insertion', and 8 cents a lino  for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Onr Slilb-oleth���������Neither for nor q,gin'  tlie   government.  FRIDAY,    MARCH I,     1912   "T  We believe it 'is a   step  in    the  r^lit direction to prevent, the Hindus  now  present   in   the   country  ' from bringing in their families. The  stand that Canada is 1;o' belong to  -the   white  race  should   be   firmly  , kept and  nothing  'done, that   will  give the Oriental anyt more rights  than he'now possesses.   Should the  Hindus  be   permitted   to   bring   in  their  families,   it   is ��������� 'B_rd   to   tell  where this would end as we do not  know how large these families are  ���������and how -wouM the -authorities to  be guided, in this matter?  If the Hindus were permitted to  bring in their fam-dies it would  only be the establishment of' . a  colony within the bounds of' our  dominion that would be entirely  separate from" the' (Canadian race  as no one ever dreamed of 'the  blending of the Occidental or Orien  tal races, whose' ethics, morals,  religion, social and domestic life,  nationa lideas arid political training  have all been fashioned -in- an entirely ' different mould from ' that  "which fashioned the .race to; which  we'belong and of which' we are ;so  proud.  . It is'the duty of the West lo educate' the East'along the lines which  does not permit the'Asiatics from  coming to the country.   It maybe.  hard  to show that to   open      the  gates and welcome the "yeilou and  brown peril" is not. iin the oeai interests of the Pacific coast, but it  ���������.,...>> . ���������     ���������  must be done and i(? is up to  13. C.  representatives  at  Ottawa  to   see  that it is done.  The elections have been.brought  on very quickly, but theni it seems  a good idea to be through and  over with them, as a long series  of hustings' stunts are very detrimental to business. Msually there  is very little new business under'-'  taken when an election is in progress and by the 28thi of March is  a good time to "be through with  campaigning, then :the business of  the province will forge ahead for  the summer.  A new platform fo rthe Liberal  party was born in Vancouver last  few days. Something had to be  done by the party to keep together  the following; and there-id always  something attractive about thai  which is new. Coming as it does  now, just previous to an election,  it will probably raise the, hopes of  those who had become downcast.  Possibly some of them will feel just'  ' as good as though they were likely  to, win. .'���������'���������'''  There can be little doubt as to  the 'result of thei impending election. McBride's 'policy looks cheery  now, in times of prosperity, and  railway's, if built, will'5 open up the  country.  ���������   ������������������-������-���������  Peerless 200 Egg Incubatir  and  Brooder for sale,   almost new  Apply to C. Sumner, or C. A. RyaU. /  botsford, B. C.  'Exitelision y/f  the   lines ��������� of   the  ICanaclian Northern'Pacific Railway  sfrom   Kaimloops  to   'Vernon   arid  hence to Lumby, and <a   line froaa  Vernon   to ".Kelowna,   and 'a   line  from Vernon  to   the  east' arm  of  Okanagan Landing ; a   Hn' 1 0 miles  -;n-l,cl]->&\.h on Vancouver Island, extending.from, ;tbe 150-mile .post on  ,.���������iei.eo.mi)any's Island line to a  poiint at'or near 'Hardy Bay on .the  east coast of the island. On ;:hesc  extensions the guarantee will .be  up ,to $35,000 per mile. Construction to'start within six months and  finiishrd 'within   three   years.  Construction of a railway ov\:r  the Hope Mountains in order that  .'here imay be an.. interchange of  comfnerce' between the coast and  tne trade centers of the B'oundary.  Kootenay yand otker districts of  the --interior tapped by the road.  This will.stop >Che- drain) of British  Columbia' commerce to Spokane  and \other, cities in the State of  Washington. Qujick connections be-,  tween the coast and interior"'districts' will be.furnished.ln connect-  on with thiis'railway a combination  railway -and Traffic bri-dge will be  built- across the Fraser River at  Hope. A cash igrant of $10,000, per  mile to be niade toward;* the construction of this railway. A grant  of $200,000 to be made' towards the  construction of the bridge. 'Construction of railway to be started  hi 3 sumimer, :nd th .��������� line and-bridge  to.be .finished before 'July-1, 19io.  Construction of .a railway from  Vancouver to North Vancouver to  Li'ort George via Howe Sound, Pem-  berton Meadows and Fraser River  by the Pacific Great Eastern Railway. Work ,to start ten miles from  ���������Vancouver rhjs /summer. ��������� Fair  wages. Supplies to .be bought- in.  British Columbia. Control of rates.'  Guarantee of bonds to extent of  $35,000 per imiile. Free ,������grants : of  right-of-way land   townsftes.  ���������ExJtenaiQn -of - tlhe   Espulimalt  -&  Nanaimo Railway    on     Vancouver  Vancouver Island from Parksville  to Comox.     Consent to 'the leasing  of the E. & N. railway lime������ to the  C. P. R., the 'E. & N. company agree  ing  to pay  the  province   taxation  at the  rate   of   one   and  one-half  cents per 'acre for its  lands; this  tax yielding '$18,000 per year.  The  C. (P.. R. agreea to  pay $387,000 to  the province to offset the, interest  charges on the ShusAvap' &  Okan-  anagan Railway.  " The province to purchase the unsold portion \of the B. C. Southern  aj&d. Columbia ���������& Western Railway  land grants at the rata of 40 cents  per acre, the total sum involved being approximately $1,000,000.   .  The C. P. R. to1 take over, standardize and operate the Kalso &  Slocan Railway, now owned by^the  .Great    Northern   RailfWay;    The  THE    MARKET.  Bright, spring, weather brought  large numbers of people to the  New Westminster market Friday  morning and n't 'also brought forth  other indications cf rp-ing"' i:i-th>  <hape cf -gard.n seed.;.' flow-.r :ae-;s  an absence of -apples at wholesale  and. a further declino in' the price  of eggs' which, dropped from 40 to  30 "cents per dozen at wholesale.-  Offerings were qu'te num'erou3 on  vegetables'-eggs' land 'flombrs' and  and they ������������������all .oild'*' U-eadilv. Three'  beef carcasses' wand/quite a little  veal and pork made -its appearance  but mutton at wholesale was very  scarce. :No:ch^ngevs"'were mad(e in  the prices offered for, lh'3, meat at  wholesai.':?. 'Mea-'J at <rcta'l wan O"  the usual' variety .alnd the price  went up a 1 rifle'.'be-s-';, round steak  and loin roasts.-selling- at 20 to 25  cent's per pound're-pectively. "Veg  ctables sold at-'about .the: ,regular  prices -and fish WW* -plentiful a"-'"  sold readily ,., Garden seeds and  flower seeds were in good- demand.  ���������Prida y-'i* poiuiry mariceY:; whk  ���������rmall arid '.'here was a drop in.price  offered-for birds-for-table purposes  The regular buyers bought in all  available birds', at frc)m!.21c .to 22c  per pound, live weight?' Birds for  breeding purposes ..fetched all the  way from $1'2 to'($18 per dozen.  A,���������I/t''W exitiia choice biilds .wciv  lhe market in the rmapi'of fish'  sold at $3 Lo'.-$) e leh S)tti2 es-  7$eciafl*\ a ctraeti're , _arred Ply*-  mouth rocks changed bands .at, the  ���������kj liter   figure;.  E_arafl___3_^^  M*. NATHANIEL CURRY,  One of Canada's . Self -Made  Mr.i.Curry, who occupies;.the im-  i i>or,*ant( position .of. president of th������  ���������big'Canada Car. and Foundry ..Company, started as .have;, hundreds^ more  of the..good, strong citizens of- .the  Dominion,^* right :away down below  .the'first ru_g>.of:.thei.'.ladder.-: His  position today-is, one.more.in..the long  line of encouragerbents'that.confront  'the young' m'en ' of : today who  incline- to"-balk- in front of. the obstacles-that-may: be .looming up on  their immediate  Hill  of Difficulty.  Born in ��������� King's County,. Nova  Scotia, March 26, 1851, son of Charles  Curry, a vfarmer of - Scots-Irish descent - arid, of Eundoe Davidson, of  English . ancestry, , young Nathan  gleaned his early education' in the  common school of Ms native heath,  supplemented :in -..later; years ,by a  business..college, course in .another  section of the continent. The higher  stages of a' college curriculum does  riot/seem to have had1 attractions -for  young Curry.. But he had .native .determination, some ambition, and owned a whole outfit of 'health, and  healthy ability., ' And . he got- right  where - he-wanted - to- be.< i.On the  a'way-up rungs-of. the ladder.'     .-  Mr. Curry's career in brief, is worth  repeaJting.. It is , a , bold ' type enT  couragemerit to/the youthful-��������� Can-  iiuck"in.danger?of fainting by the way.  -At the comparatively;, early ,-age of  15, young ,Curry started to, learn' the  "" business    (1866) ., and  SPANKED. ULS - W .rFE  That husbands  have  a  r-glu   to  spank their wives was    1,   dec'sion  .lea^liad by a jury in .large VsiKie-  venter's 'court   in  East   St.   Lou's  sfter nearly twenty-four hours -.'ie-  liberation.   The jury there refused  to give a   divorce to Mrs. Hannah  Rebecca   Yowell.   Yowell   testified  that at 2 a.   m., July 5^ last, he got  up 'and gave his   wife    "a   ^ood  spanking," because  she  had kept  him ,awake for four hours  talking  to him about her troubles' with   a  neighbor, 'who said her baby had  freckles on its nose.   He theri dressed    and   went   to    a    r.eighbo'r's  house and told about it<   "He- called, {me 'red bead' wheaj he wa_t4gifll  to tatiake me sad," said Mrs. Yowell,  whose locks attracted the eyes of  many spectators., Yowell said that  the "night he spanked hja wife he  asked vber   repeatedly  to   refrain  from her hurricane of  words,  but  the', verbal storm of words  lasted  t'oi' four hours and, he was unable  Id <get  a   wink  of sleep   ini that  time.   He said she could do   a Marathon talk as well lying down as  eavorfting   around   a   room. -��������� The  vei'dlcl   will,  be   a ipr.oftectiion   to  husbands    while   curaiiri-lecturing  wives. <  .          '"",*���������������'������,  ~~"    woodworking    Dusmess    uooo; ,j auu  province fgives a   bonus of ^1000,-   four years later he went- to Boston,  000  for this purpose. Mass.; remaining- there -for a period  .of one .year. . He.-then -crossed the  continent seeking his forturie at a  time when there were^ -many hardships'to-endure and worked-at his  tra'de. at Carson City. .Nevada, later  with the Virginia and.Truckee Railroad as Assistant Foreman and Millwright in-shops; in this position he  remained until 1877, when., he. went  to Amherst, Nova Scotia, and founded the firm of Rhodes,. Curry and  Company, which has since become  well . known-'/'as ������������������ leading ��������� woodwork  manufacturers - and- .building ��������� contractors all over the Dominion. In  1893. the company was Incorporated  and bought the car ��������� business of J.  Harris and. Co, and the,concern continued to expand. In 1909 together  with the Dominion Car arid Foundry  Company, and/ the Canada Car Co.  they were merged into-the- present  corporation under the name, of The  Canadian, Car and Foundry Company,  the largest in the Dominion, and Mr.  Curry was chosen as its Prelsdent,  which position he: now holds.; He  is also President. of, the Canadian  Steel Foundry (formed /this year).  Mr. Curry was elected Vice-President  of the Canadian- Manufacturers' Association, ��������� 1910; President,' (October,  1911; la a director of The. Canadian  Light and Power Co., of The'Bank  of Nova'Scotia, of the Montreal Trust  Co., of the-.-Canadian.sCoal .and Coke  Co., of the Travellers Life Insurance  Company of Montreal,, of the Maritime  Coal Railway and Power Co., ant  various other! corporations in tho  Dominion of Conada.  '" Mr. Curry is a member, of the  Mount Royal, The Engineers, The  Canada, The Royai, The Golf, Tho  Caledonian Curling Clubs of .Montreal, of the St. Andrew's Society  and of The National Club of'Tor������������tV������  O      Now is the proper time to get a bar-    ,  '���������'  '-gain., in   horse blankets'.;   Selling m   ' ,���������'  ; order to. clear out the winter   stock "  20 per cent Below Marked Price  B, J, (3ERNAEY  RO, Box 45        ' . Abbotsford, B..C.  __________g____S  LIVERY AND FEED STABLE  ���������Having purchased the interest of Mr. D.  '   ���������-,   McKehzie'lam prepared to ..give, the   ,   .  best of  satisfaction as to prices and   '  comfortable rigs.     Stables open.day  night to do business; ' ,  I solicit your patronge.  h. Mckenzie, PRop.  <~><^^Hfr<MK~X~K~K~>;S  t  y  t  y  y  f  y  _>_���������  V  f  i  y  y  I  t  ���������!���������  y  y  y  ���������I*  f  If your Subscription to  the Post is not paid or if  not already a' Subscriber  ������_������  i  ���������'t  f  +%<������i*t<������t~t"i"i"i^^^  INSURANCE LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a  or snappy investments  ;"��������� ;; in town, lots, aere-    ��������� - ;/  age or farm  , property ��������� : >  -/>.: ���������See-':  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  3PL_._  ���������w. )i'inj.TwwHit'.'.mnw<"ritn!.i'is  =^5=  =r  i  ��������� in  " B  (i  ������������������it  v  ^^:  lXi������ ^ _l������i   -R ***  n_A> _v -   rj . TPi.   4������_~*i  - ^->j rt^**JVV*-W^kl.  *.t������muvi ,**������*  y  >  m  SUPPLEMENT  opopooocooopoooooooooooooo  ^ o  .8  o  ���������8-  oooooooooooooooooooooooooo  THE NORTHWEST HOPE  Canada's   Rolling -Prairie * Has   More  Advantages for the Settler > than  Any "Oilier. Earth Spot.    ,      ���������'.  abat c-Tea'rtli'bY' ri.fiR-h "overTrie .eunps.  This butter 'method is considerably  more work, than simple mulcting,'but  is a measure ��������� wihioh .often .prevents1  the young canes from being killed  back.  . If there is one sen'timent more .than  another -inspiring universally the Canadian  Northwest, it is' the sentiment  of optimdsm.   'It pervades every part  of town, and .country, and -is depicted  on   well-nigh .every   countenance.     It  springs eternal in the hunnan breast,  but' nowhere more 'insistently than in  the  land  of the rolling  prairie> And'-  when one comes to consider, there is  nothing   astonishing  about   it.   ..This  almost   boundless, land,   into   which  settlers   are   po.iiring   every   year   by  the   hundred   'thousand,   lias 'gifts   to  offer by  the prodigal hand of mature  ��������� which might put a smile on the.face  of a funeral mute,  did ho  but think  about them.  Troubles there -are In plenty, and  always wMl be whorevwr man plants  his dwelling, but they" only serve' to  brace him to. batUo for the benefits  that,nature has in store for him, lo  wdnnow out tho nerveless and the  idle. ���������     ''  Let any man, when difficulties come  on him thick and fast, as ahoy do on'  ���������Aill   at  some, time   or  other, .reflect  ��������� That   the   Canadian    prairie   !ms  advantages for tihe settler such as are  .to be found in few If'any of the other  countries of the globe, .that the groat  value of mistakes is -the lesson  they  teach, and .(_iait persistence Is. hound'  to be crowned ultimately by success,  success that comes more quickly* here  than anywhere else.  Agricultural (Advancement  The, creation .of-.the Early 'Ohio, pp  tato has . been . worth mill Ions 'of /dollars to the world.    The same "is'"'true'  of   many   timprovv&d   vegetables   and'  fruits,  such  as  the. Hubbard  squash  and the "Wjealthy apple.' But. the/great  benefactors in plant creation, .have re-,  ceived'-tess, recognition"for _ielr contributions to mankind than the writer  of -an  ordinary   poem. 'Not  because  they /and, a  host,.of...others,, -are, ;not-  worthy, to be classed., as,, wo rid .-.bene-,  factors  but, because \ agriouliure-'has  been considered a vocation of low-'de-  gree.    Not so' now. ' - We' 'are- drifting-'  ���������slowly but-surely from the.ifetish.'that  knowledge  of.Greek/ Latin,-.-history;;  and  philosophy alone  constitute 'real'  scholarship.   We', are, advancing slow-'  ly but surely'toward a'hi ore'practical'  ���������a .more, vitalized .education,..toward,'  a , type , of ..scholarship, founded  more,1  largely upon the,phvsl.ca],1s'clences.and,  that makes'a mail' useful as' well as'  ornamonbal.' ������, . ..,..������,  \four  Name  fostCfftee  i/ptrf Province  After-Harvest Work.  There are many kinds-of' work'an  ambitious, farmer can-do ,to-better advantage,after the, busy, period of'haying, and  harvesting;   but , unlesV.,the  amount of   work /planned   is   limited  to his capacity he will,get behind'and  fail to accomplish much.'-"-.'To'succeed '  don't ���������phm, too, much.. If there are a*.  dozen   things  you ^would .like  tp jdo  hut have only help,enough' to'do,'three  or four of thorn  well,  then do  what  scorns Mnost -urgent' and 'lot 'the -rest  gp. ' ' > '  Care for the Fruit Bushes    *  It is never safe to trust the fruit-  tog bushes to care for bhemcslvris over  ���������winter.    Protection   should   be  given  to all of them, unless We except currants, which are very .hardy and, stand  a great, deal 'of freezing and 'thawing.  A   mulch   is   often   advised   for   oven  these   hardy- bushes,   which   consists  of the application of a co'at of manure  or  straw,  about  tlie 'plants,   to  hold  snow   and   prevent  the  ground   from  alternate thawing and freezing in' the  spring.    The 'objection to a'mulch of*  this sort is that the manure or.straw  often     contains    considerable   "weed  fieeds,   which   are   thus   scattered   in  ���������the rows to  grow and .cause  trouble'  ^  -the following season. - Some "nurserymen  advocate   the   use  of   brush   to  gather and hold snow.   Brush for this  purpose is 'better if cut in. the summer  when the leaves are on. ' These will  die but-'still hahg on to-tlie branches.  This -placed, at intervals hr<the ,-rows  of fruit .bushes  will  gather  snow   to  proteot..them from the .frost.  -:' For   raspberries .'and   strawberries^  . it is better to provide more- congenial  shelter. For tlie latter prairie 'hay- is  splendid, being spread over the plants  to a depth of about a'foot. Straw or  long manure ,oan be used,  the latter  being preferred  if free from noxious  weeds.     Similar'  treatment   is   prescribed for the protection of .the.rasp-:,  ���������ber.ries; or the mounding up of'earth'  about the root's is also good. Probably,  the  best method   of protecting raspberries is that of covering the caries  completely over with-earth or mulch.-  This   is   accomplished   by   taking   a.  shovel   or   fork   full   of   earth   away  from the north'side of the hill, pending the canes over to  the north and-,  placing   oarth> oh  the   canes   to  keep"  them down and 'then, putting ,a good'  The.Putiire. Egg, Layers  ���������Chickens which are destined-for the  breeding.pen.must*have ample sleeping  accommodation.,withVa ..plentiful  supply   of   fresh   air/' an,d"' .'"thus' a  portable,   open-fronted - house' is   infinitely, better",than a-,'closed-one-. "At  this period of their livesi'a, frequent"  change  of  ground .is .of ..inestimable  value in building up a' good '.constitution.    Sometimes signs ��������� of leg' weak-'  ness   are, noticed,'.' especially,- among  the taller, .upstanding���������varieties, owing  to   their, .rapid .growth;   ^such -birds  should have, bones, In one, form or another, mixed with' their morninVmash  Oyster  shells  are invaluable''in 'tills  connection. ; t ���������  .i-v;  RITE.your, name and'address in the lines above, clip  out this ad,  an'd.rhall ,it now.   - We . will-send,   by  '���������; return'mail, a-bobk, that-tells how to make-yours a.  . -   . "Twentieth Century" farm. "  .Tou .wouldn't,.be, satisfled'to'use'a-scythe to cut your.grain,  'when a'1 modern' harvester ca,n do-.it so-much-better," .would-you?  :  i :.'Nor, to ,use,the\ old-s'oft-jirdri'plough-share that your .ancestors  -walked'behind, w,hen',you" can gist _n-up-to-date riding plough?  Every' Canadian_ farmer realizes the advantages of ��������� Twentieth  Century Implements.  The next: step .is ��������� " '��������� -  'The 20th Century Material���������Concrete  ��������� Concrete   Is  as - far  ahead . of  brick, , stone,   or  wood  as   the  harvester, is .ahead ofthe. scythe or the riding-plough is ahead  of the (old iron plough-share. ' ��������� ,  Concrete is easily, mixed, andeasily placed. .'It-resists heat and  cold as no other.materlal can;- hence,is best for, ice-houses, root-  ..cellars, .barns  silos'and, homes..   It never needs'repair; therefore .  . it makes the,-best walks, fence-posts, culverts, drain-tiles, survey  monuments,-bridges and.-culverts.    It cannot burn;'you can clean  -.���������as.concrete, popltry-hc-use by, filling it .with straw'and setting the  -straw afire. 'The Hce,  ticks'and all germs will be burned, but'  the house is uninjured. \ y   .  It is cheap���������sand , and. gravel, can i be taken from your own  farm. ..Cement,   the, only  material, you  must buy,  forms from '  one-seventh -to  one-tenth  of the whole volume.    -  Do'you want to  know more about .Concrete on the Farm?   -  Then write your name and address in the lines above,  or on a  postcard,, mail it to , us,- and -you will receive by'return mail a  icopy  of ���������       , . -  " What the Farmer Gam Do With Concrete"  Not a catalogue, but a IGO-page book, profusely-illustrated,  ���������explaining how you can use concrete on'/TOUR farm.   ' "  ~ADDRJ������SS���������     '. / ( "        .''_'".  CANADA CEMENT CO., Ltd.  /NATIONAL BANK BUILDING .       ,.       /MONTREAL  ,, >S\  <     Vibration-Proof -Electric  Lamp  One    of���������  the    drawbacks    to    ih������  metallic   filament'���������'��������� incandescent-; electric ;1 amp ,is the extreme, fragility ,ol  the  filament.    The  average.,,lainp, ill  submitted to a jar or vibration .'.such  as , occurs   in   a   large   manufactorj  where "riiachinery 'is-running," is*'apt  to , .break . down..   fThis ..-disadvantage  counteracts     the    *many,.-.attractiy������  features, .which, the ,lamp   possesses I  A-'recent'invention  seeks ,td/,obyi'at<  this defect. ' In this case- the -atrariai  of the filament, instead of .being loop-'  ed^ver hooks, as Isj,- the ,usualf,pra.C\.  tice,-are passed, through .small.rringt  which a*re ,carried tpn,,the rhobks,'.' bui  in such a mariner as'to have' a little  free-play.   -By -this1 arran_emeht"-th������  filaments are not held so rigidly, and  the-veffect of vibrationals not.so.<far-  ���������cibly   conveyed,, thereto.    ,It  may ,-b<  pointed  out  that a lamp  whlch/sudv  denly gives out' can often 'be given' t  little longer' life' by -turning-'.on  th<  switch-..and ;giving -the -.bulb ,a.i.fe\<  taps   to   cause   the   broken   ends -tc  come together or fall across anothei  strand, when, immediately? lighting ui  and beeoilffiig Incandescent,-they'fus*  together.   .  tone.   Lots cleared and graded  Harry  Atherton.    -Terms if Desired. <   Apply this paper.  FOR SALE-/Purebred. 6. C. White  Leghorn Cockerels; also' purebred  barred Plymouth' "Cockerels-. - A*p-  ply.S. _I. TRETHEWEY, -P. .0.; Box  21, Abbotsford, <B. C. .'.\..  ^mii_Ba[____a___w_miM-_______:  jf���������������g^^2_?p______]_S5-^^  9  ���������t i  . ' MrSSIGNCITY.iB.G.  ��������� This'hotel makes a i specialty of  home.-Iikecoinfort3;for}Gommercial  ,-.Travellers.   :Gpmiortable .sith'ng-  ... room; and ; best .of- hotel service  Guisine Unexcelled.  . .Rates: il,50^$2 per day  CHAS.E; fleWITT, Proprietor  W^;NT:E.D:  :Ootenay  MISSION .CITY, B.C.,  FEBRUARY,  1912  KSiVtkiw&q  By -scientific breeding we have .-���������developed  twor-  distinct-and practically unrelated'.strains of our1'"  Snow:S,C.W. White Leghorns.    These have-all'  been developed from our original -two- unrelated r<  families of birds by the most careful selection and ,  correct- breeding.  -We are ready to book any order, large or small.  Reliable men with* selling ability  and some knowledge of the iruifc  busiiness or Nursery Stock, to ,re-  pre^ent us. in Brit/sh ;Cplumbia- as"  local .and, general;.agents.   -.'   ��������� .  ���������  Liberal   inducements    and  permanent posltion'-for the right'.men.  Write ,fo* ,full .particulars.  TONE IffiLiNGTON  The Fprttliill Nurseries.  a  otice to  owers  The following are the prices which  . the .Company will pay for fruit  ��������� during the1 coming'season: .  \i  TORONTO,  (Es/taolished  !S37)  ���������~ -   ..Oatario  Proprietor  Abbotsford, e. C  __WWWWMMW������!_g----^_-^^  Keen ^he  Jletfers.  If you must sell .some of your  cattle, keep as m'nnv' of the best  heifers as you possibly can. If you  have a lot of .steers on your plxce  and your neighbor 1b sacrificing a lol  of good heifers. ,sell your steers and  buy his heifers. Your steers will  bring as much ��������� perhaps more ���������  than you will -have to .pay for the  heifers, and you will have .a -foundation for a breeding herd, .md,breed-  !r.g herds are going' to be valuable  n  the viry near future.  1 Strawberries in crates (shipping berries)  'Strawberries:in pails ( for Jam)  Raspberries in crates (shipping berries)  Blackberries in crates  Black Currants in pails  Red        "        in pails  Gooseberries in pails  Cherries n\ pails t  Rhubarb, cleaned, (both ends off)  Rhubarb, not cleaned  1 -;,  ,   6c per lb.      with hulls  6c per lb. without hulls  7c per lb.  5 1-2 c per lb.  8 l-2c per lb.  5 1 -2c per lb.    '  7 I-2c per lb.  4 I-2c per lb.  $20.00, per ton  $18.00 per ton  Above prices'are all t. o. b. point of shipment.  , It is requested that all applications for contracts, which are to be  marked "FRUIT," are sent in to the Company at as,early a date as possible in order that adequate arrang&nents for the season may be made.  NOTE:    Prices on tree fruits, etc., wjll be published later. ��������� - All   crates  .will be returnable. *  ���������MMBU_w_wwjt imaMMUii^ Kf,f iiTOTOnmnTiH a  SUPPLEMENT  _-_,_=.-  a^_______S���������_  CX.onrrO'rXDOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  MARSHALL     SAUNDERS,  O       Author of "Beautiful Joe"  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  the opportunity for expansion comes.  Then the same excollent , qualities  that, have built up' the race, make  them wander to'othp-.r lands."  "Why, you Nova Scotlans are Just  like us Irish," announced Biddy, with  the air of one stumbling upon an important   truth.  "Before the railways were built,"  continued Judy, "our communication  with other countries was almost altogether by water. We built shipB,  and our hardy sailormen sailed Into,  all seas.' They brought back valuable information, they imparted valuable information, and soon there  poured into our fruitful valleys, and  over our sea marshes, a flood of settlers." '- ' ���������  "United Empire Loyalists," stated  Peanuts, with a shake of her wise,  little head. "I know. I've heard  about them." ,,  "Not altogether, oh, not altogether," up the ramparts of tnis old Citadel  said Judy. "That is a mistake often j{ you na_ been with me, dear girls,j  made. Nova Scotia was not settled on thi.8 particular morning, we would!  entirely by Tory stock. We had peo- nave p_8sed by the sentry and bat-  pie 'come directly from England, from tery of antiquated guns, gone through.  France,   from   Germany,   from' Scot-   the old-fashioned portal, crossed  the."  Firefly. -    "A big, . old-fashioned, fortress,  formerly impregnable. Now, I suppose a military air-ship hovering over  and dropping a few shells, would  blow it all to smithereens. You know  Halifax , is intensely military and  naval. We are simply bristling with  forts, and our harbor is laid with'  mlneB."  "Describe the Citadel, please," said  Firefly.' ���������  "It is like a crown on, top of this,  huge hill in the middle of the city,  and It was built by the Maroons during the time' that the Duke of Kent,  father of Queen Victoria, commanded  the forces , In Halifax."  "Were the Maroons any relation  to Quadroons and Octoroons?" asked  Dixie.  "No, Maroon means a fugitive negro���������originally one living on the  mountain tops. They used to Inhabit  the wild parts of Jamaica and Dutch  Guiana. They (profess a mongrel  species Of paganism. The Jamaica  Maroons rebelled against the British  who finally rounded t'-em up and deported them to Nova Scotia. They  were unruly and quite different from  our negroes. I believe they wanted  cock-fighting and several wives apleee.  Finally, the English Government seat  them all to Sierra Leone.   Well, they'  did good work In Halifax In throwing;  drawbridge over the deep moat, and  entered the fort"  "Pretend we're with you," said  Firefly, "and tell us what It Is like  inside."  land, and Ireland and Wales."  '    "Any   aborigines?"   inquired   Dixie.  ������Yes���������Micmac   Indians,  a  remnant  of a once powerful  tribe."   They are  great hunters, and have the most delightful legends.    If I had only time  to tell you about Gluskap.   He overcame  the  moose,  and then  told   his ,  team of whales to take him to Newfoundland, -where he drew the swarm -     "All  over  the  world,   military  au-  of devils afflicting the Island out of   thorities   are   fuasy   about   strangers!  CHAPTER IV.  Peace or War.  ever so many other games.  "What is your favorite ' winter  amusement?" asked Jane.   ������  '"Skating," said Judy promptly.  "When I am at home, I go regularly  to the rink. We have a nice warm  .dressing-room, arid a maid to put on  our skates, and afternoon tea, and a-  fine band."  "Any Ice?" Inquired Peanuts mischievously.   ,  "A fine sheet of ice kept scraped  and clean, and one skates round and  round, arid does fancy, skating like  the Dutch roll, or outside edge, and  the grapevine, and one' can waltz or  do the lancers.", ,.      ,',-.. /, -_  "On skates?" asked Dixie;  . "Certainly. Dancing on the ice Is  much preferable to circling round a  heated room-^more. graceful, too.  Then we have rink carnivals. . The  Bkaters dress in fancy costumes, and  the building is decorated and there  are extra dances, like the Maypole.  The spectators line the,'Bides of the  rink, and fill the galleries. ' I assure  you we have gay times."  "Is your theatre good?" asked  Dixie.  "See her hesitate," . said Biddy.  "She iB wondering how far it is safe  for a person of Puritan descent, to  wander In deviation from the truth."  "Our theatre is as good as any  theatre and opera," said Judy.  "There   seems   to . bo., an   intimate  ' connection, between Maine and  Canada,"  said Firefly.  "There is," replied Judy. "A part  of Maine used to be in ancient Acadle   geographically and socially speaking, Maine ought to belong to Canada now. The . people : are like us.  When I go to Maine, particularly the  northern part, my friends say, 'You  are Just like us.'"  "No, no," said Peanuts, shaking  her wise little head. "Nova. Scotia  ought to belong to us."  Firefly, whose face was bent over  the inap of Nova Scotia, suddenly exclaimed, "isn't thiB Halifax the oddest  their   holes,   and   turned   them   into  black stones."  "Some other time," cried the Club  unanimously, "some other tiirie!"  "We have also colored people in  Nova Scotia," continued Judy, "lots of  them, and Nova Scotlans can manage  negroes as -well as Southerners. We  understand them better than you.  Northerners, Peanuts.'  entering fortified places. They are  afraid you are a spy, and will take  pictures or sketch plans.. A short  time ago, whan I was strolling In the  park In Charenton outside Paris with  my brother-in-law, we began talking  to a French soldier who seerried to be  putting m the time as we were. He  was very chatty and communicative,  and   we  Invited  him   to  have   coffee  The little girl from Maine elevated with us In one of the pavilions.    He  her black eyebrows  till  they  almost told us all about his family, and asked  met her curly hair.    "I would prefer if we  would like  to go through the  the opinion of the colored race itself, Charenton Fort      We had been very  on that question."  Judy smiled, and went on. "To  come to what Firefly so thoughtfully  said. When the railways opened up  easy   communication   with   the   outer  interested in the grim, old structure,  so said we would be delighted. He  took us up winding staircases, in  stone towers, and down into gloomy  dungeons  where  we  shuddered,   and  world,   we   Nova  Scotlans,  according^  thought  of   the   sanguinary   conflicts.  to Biddy, began to run about like  centipedes. My uncle, who has been  round the world, says he was amused  to find his fellow countrymen in all  lands helping to build jup national  life."  "No black sheep?" Inquired Biddy  roguishly."  "Oh, yes, imported one*."  "Would it be out of the way," inquired Firefly politely, to bring back  thiB particular Nova Scotlan, known  as   Wandering   Judy   Alden,   to   the  and long drawn-out sufferings of -days,  gone by."  The Russian girl smiled In a melancholy way. To speak of prisons always affected her painfully, and with  a hurried glance at her, Judy hastened on. "In coming out, as we passed  an officer and soldiers on guard at  the gate, our escort was called back.  He looked sheepish when he return-'  ed, and we asked what the trouble  was. He- said, 'You were talking  Mademoiselle as we came out, and I  point In her story where she was at   have been severely reprimanded.1  a loss to know what to do, as the  restless provincial disease had seized  upon her entire family, and carried  them to a foreign shore?"  "By   no   means,"   responded  Judy,  with equal courtesy.    "When I found  "'For my bad French?' I asked." .-'..  " 'Yes, Mademoiselle,' he said seriously. 'I had said that you and mon-.  sieur were my cousins from Fontain-!  ebleau, and it was demanded, why if;  your cousins are French, do they not,  myself deserted by my family, I went   speak without a foreign accent?'  to the house of one of my dear five  hundred friends, stayed all night, and  in the morning she drove me round:  my beloved city to say good-bye to it.  Oh, girls, if you had only been with  me  as  we  rolled  smoothly over our  "'Will they punish you?' I enquired.  "We could get no satisfaction from  him on this score, so although my  brother-in-law had tipped him, I  poured  some  more  change  Into  his  well-paved  streets  that fine October   hand," and hoped  devoutly he would  morning."  "How many Inhabitants has Halifax?" asked Biddy, In a businesslike tone, as Bhe drew a note-book  from her pocket. ,  "With Its suburbs and Dartmouth,  the town across the harbor, it has  over sixty thousand. Now, how can  I make you see  It?   Dear me, it is  such a task.   I want you to know Just/from Boston by the train.   t)ur ell  not have to suffer further on our account."  "What about winter sports?" Inquired Dixie.  Judy laughed gaily. "Curious, isn't  it, how everyone thinks Canada is  cold right through from the heart  of her to the tips of her outmost  limbs.   Dixie, Halifax 1b only a day  exactly how we are situated."  - "Take us to some central _hi_ri  point, suggested Firefly, "then look  down on It."   :  "Just what I am doing," said Judy.  "We are driving to the Citadel."  _."And what is the Citadel?" inquired  mate la very much like this, except  that we have cooler summers. However, in spit������ of thaws, we manage to  keep our Ice all winter in rinks, and  wo nave beside, out-door skating,  ileigalss   Sffid   skiing,    and    snow-  and hockey, and  city.     It's   mostly   water  front.    Tell  us some more about it, Judy."  ���������    CHAPTER V. ; i  The City  By the Sea. -:  Judy beamed on her. "Here are  Bome pictures. There is one of a  fishing schooner. at a dock. Halifax  is the moat important, distributing  point In Canada for dried and pickled  fish. there were eighty million  pounds of it exported last year."  "Sounds a lot," said .Firefly. VAny  lobsters, Judy?"  "We lead in lobsters. We have between two and three hundred canneries through the province, and in  Halifax is the largest shipping' house  of canned lobsters in the world.  What do you think of that?",  "I think of salads���������my, mouth is  watering for one. "How' much do you  pay for lobsters, Judy?"  The Nova Scotia girl smiled. "We  have a story about an English officer  who came to Halifax, and gave his  servant two and six-pence to buy  some lobsters for a salad. The man  came home with his arms full, and  Bald a sailor was bringing the rest  In a barrow. The crustaceans were,  really cheap years ago. We used to  get them for five and six cents apiece.  New, we pay twenty-flye cents for a  little one, and fifty cents for a big  one."  "What's the medley in this photograph?" asked Dixie.  . "Our green market," said ^udy  gaily, "and a medley is just what It  Is. Our market people won't go Into  a building. Before daylight every  Saturday morning, they begin driving in. from settlements in the woods  and by the water, in districts round  Halifax���������men, women and children-  French people, colored people, Dutch  people, Indians and Nova Scotlans.  They drive right up to the- central  point In the town, the Post Office,  and range their waggons beside the  curbstone. Bright and early Saturday morning, all good housekeepers  go down town with good-sized baskets on their arms. They inquire the  price of eggs."  "How much are they in winter?"  asked Peanuts.   "  Biddy's eyes were twinkling. "If  you're thinking of settling in Nova  Scotia, Dixie, give it up. We'll let  you have eggs In old Ireland for  sixpence a dozen."  "Biddy," said Judy, pouncing on  her, Irish people export their own  eggs and import cheaper ones. You  were never in the Emerald Isle, now  were you?" ' I  "I began my career there," said  Biddy meekly. '  "She only stayed long enough to'  begin It," cried Firefly. Her father  was requested to leave by the English  when he was six months old."  Biddy was singing unheedlngly,  "My father *and mother are Irish,  and I,.am Irish too."  "For once,' without waiting to be  nagged, I am going on with my  story," interrupted Judy, "and no brie  is listening but this blessed cat, Blue-  nose. As I before observed, on Saturday, the busiest day of the week,  the Post Office Is surrounded and  blockaded by this out-of-town brigade.. , Many a time, have. I stood  over in the shadow of the old Province Building, overcome with laughter. Such a mess as there Is���������scattered "fruit and vegetables, and-paper  and bags, and general'lltter."  "You must be a good-natured set,"  remarked Dixie.  "My father says  we are tho most  long-suffering- people   In   the   world.  We're a little Blow and conservative  but������we  have  a  lot  of decency  and  sentiment with it.    Suppose any person has  a disgraceful  occurrence  in,  his family.    In. most cities, " would  be blazed abroad In the papers;    In  Halifax,  theso  things are suppressed,  again' and again.   We want news, but.  we  don't  want  to  make  our  people  smart for it."  "You'll   let   the   strangers   smart,",  said Biddy.. ���������  '���������  "Ah' Biddy; it's a rogue you  are,".  Bald  Judy,  with  a very  good  imitation of an Irish accent.   "You understand and 'appreciate what I say in  the good heart of you."  "I'm blushing," said the Irish girl,  penitently:  "A few years ago," continued Judy,  "there  was a good kind reporter in  Halifax  who was often short in his  police-court news.     The 'drunks* all  knew him, and-if they said.cajolingly,/  'Ah Mr. Blank, let us off this time,!  don't  put  our  names   in  the  paper,,  we'll not do it again,' he never could'  resist ^  "Much 'wet damnation' in Halifax?"  Inquired    , Peanuts       patronizingly,;  "otherwise      drinking      of      strong  liquors?"  "Not more than In  the PJne Tree  State,", replied Judy quickly. "There's:  some, of course���������" ;  . She was about to continue, whenJ  Firefly broke into one of her vehe-'  ment statements.' "Qur prison lawsj  are not right yet. Have we a right i  to flaunt ,.the shame of a prisoner in  a police court the way we do? Sometimes I think if I were a criminal,  I'd want to kill the judge, and Jury  und. all the spectators, out of re-:  venge. We, that Is the . law-abiding;  public, take the attitude of the Almighty. We haven't any right to  it"    " .���������' ���������  "Would y,ou pamper law-breakers?" asked Dixie. ��������� **"  "Pamper, yes. I'd d*> anything to  stop crime and the frightful' waste  of human life and energy that' goes  on In our prisons. We make our  criminals ugly- by our discipline. We  ought to create a new; spirit In them."  "Prison . congresses and reformers  are doing a good d.eal," said Jane  quietly. ���������  "Yes, yes," rejoinwd Firefly, "but  they're so slow. "IVI like to be an  omnipotent Witch, and say, 'Prisons  be made over. You're not wild beast  cages. YWre hospitals for sick  souls.'"' r.  "Do you know how Mrs. Johnson1  used to do at Sherbsorne?" asked  Jane eagerly. "She gave the women  prisoners canaries to take ceare of,  and she let them nam������ the lambs in  the spring. She believed in .indulging the motherly instinct in them. If  I had to go to prison, I would be  much happier if I hadj a i'ittlo dog  or cat with me."  Jane's saintly air, her beautiful, Innocent face, and her reputation- for  unworldliness, were so' incongruous  as associated .with the Idea'of Imprisonment, that, her fellow club  members burst into one of their frequent gales of mf.rth.. S  "Imagine poor J?_ie behind prison  bars!" exclaimed Jflrefly, wlrfing ber  eyes.    "Oh.  my!"   and  she   -pent .off  Into another flit of laughter.  Jane sewed on calmly, and Judy  ' exclaimed,, "I went out to��������� Sherborne  some years before.Mrs. JohnBon died.  I had lunch with her. , Oh! What a .  darling dog she had, so calm and  .quiet not flying to pieces with nerves  like you, Hurry Wurry."  At the mention of his name, the  excitable , cur Bprang up, barked,  turned round three times, and. flopped  down again on the mat  "Mrs. Johnson took me all through  the prison," .said Judy. "The women  in' their neat print dresses looked so  respectable, and their expressions,  were bo good, that I said, 'Why, these  prisoners do���������'t look any worse than  the average .woman one meets on the  ��������� streets of Boston!'"  "What's that?" asked Peanuts  sharply, and Biddy exclaimed, "And  sure you're paying a fine compliment  to us Boston women!"  "You   know   what   I   mean,"   aald  ' Judy.     "Why,   some   of   the   women -  were  handsome.      They  didn't  look  criminal.    I  believe  the  criminal  is  Just "us" barring his or her fault"  "Which makes "him" or "her" a  criminal?" said Dixie quickly.  "Tra, la, la!" Interposed Firefly  gaily. "Tell us about your Jails In  Nova Scotia. You must have some  fine ones in' so fine a country."  "Many Jails In Nova Scotia are  shut up," said Judy, "because there Is  no ono to put In them. Once, In a.  French village, I saw a wonu ��������� sitting knitting by the window of the  comfortable little Jail, and talking to  a friend who stood In the street out- -  side."  "What was she locked up for?"  asi&ed Firefly.  "Selling liquor illegally. "Poor,  misguided creature, she wanted a little extra money."  "Ah, yes���������poor, dear thing," said  Peanuts tartly. "What about the persons she sold the liquor to? Perhaps some poor<. mother had her son  come home drunk."  "What about those drug stores In   ,  Maine    with    the    back    entrance 1"  asked Judy tantalizlngly.  "Your Post ..Office  is .close  to  the  water,' > according    to    this    map."  observed "   Jane,     the'  , peacemaker. ��������� ��������� -  "Take us on board oni of your big  steariiers."  '.'There, at that dock," said Judy,  pointing to the map, "was a new one,  _ beauty, so I went on board. The  tonnage waa 14,000 and it had an  elevator, and a jolly big fire In the  music-room. The furnishings were  all Frenchy and in subdued colors.  When I was a little girl, steamer furniture was all vivid reds and blues  and greens. The suites of rooms on  the new boat were delightfully comfortable���������one has to pay hundreds of  dollars for the best ones."  "So you Nova Scotlans are luxurious in your .tastes?" said Biddy.'  "Halifax is wealthy," said Judy  calmly, "and. some of our people; are  always going abroad. If one wants a  cheap passage, it is available.' The  second-class cabins on this Bteamer  were, furnished just like .the \ first-  class ones, except that the location  ���������was not so good. The steerage quarters were the best I have ever seen  on any steamer, and mind girls, I am  familiar witi New York boats. As I  looked at the clean, comfortable  quarters, and thought of the emigrant, we bave landing in Halifax,"  some of them in sheepskins, I knew ������  that In these steerage rooms they  would be better off than they had  ever toeen In their own homes. Now,  (Continued)  I'L  CAPT. JOS. H. PATTERSON  A Federal Veteran of 1868  Capt Patterson, president of the  Federal Veterans of 1866-70 Asso- '  cdatlon, was born on RIdeau Street,  Ottawa, In the early forties, and at  ihe age of 38 he went to the United  States, where he lived for thirty  years in New York being then in the  manufacturing business. 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Civil Engineers -  I--. 11  < -.��������� /.  R. A. HENDERSON  B..G. LANE).  SURVEYOR   ,  Offiec-next P. O. ��������� ' r     P: Or Box 1.1.  time.ft> come as it u of a rms-grasSE!  and there, are. tons qf.it. in .sight.     !  By Acton Seymour  OCKX"/OOOOOCKDOCX>DOOOOOOO,OOa  'oorgo*. prize wrestler of his college,  e.celved It   He ..caught the boss' wrist,  napped it under his left arm, leaped  ack, dragging ttie fellow off his footing, and drove his right hand, palm  open, .with  an  upward  blow against  iis' face    It's   a   cruel   feat   of   the  ranapese system, and the man below-  ed' In   agony     He   stood   staggering  with his eyes shut, and George struck  him  again,   this  time ��������� with  hiB fist,  felling -him "~ He Ife"ir'lustful  joy��������� as  he did 'it. He was beetlhg these L. utes  of- the woods on ,the'[, plan they had  chosen   He had-found that the manners of the gentleman did-not'prevail.  ;The boss struggled up, holding his  bruised..face, running ..about, searching  for. a club, howling..commandB to his  men _ to- help ��������� kill ��������� "the   craw-flsted  hyena." "> .  The young man hurried away. He  was not prepared to fight a multitude.  The boss contented himself with hurling rocks .after, his foe He also expressed'himself fully as to what-he  would do If George ever,showed himself there again -~  ���������After Harry had rejoined'hiB men  and' explained the situation, he sat in  silence The outlook was not encouraging' Might had plainly superseded  right in that section His men were  Bilent, . too. Romeo Bragg solemnly  .wrenched off a chew of tobacco,.his  eyes on vacancy.  , *  ."Mr. George," he. said." at last, "in  times like these I go back to the  fightln' part of the old -Testament  for my Scripture That and the Golden Rule." Harry glanced up at him  Inquiringly. ''I mean to Bay, about  doing unto others what you'd like to  have 'em do to you That" fellow over  yon,, there, Is working on the Golden.  Rule. And If he wants it done, It will  be done.- He's set the example. .Will  you excuse me. for a few hours'? I  want to. traipse down to one, of old  Corn Corran's depot camps that's .below here."  , He departed promptly, accepting  his chief b gloomy ' silence for his  anawer.  George waited  as patiently as be  could.   In that crisis there seemed to  oro eforeti--��������������� aadU^eokoa'! .."I've   got'"''charge,', of 'Eueli.'.* /,',,."..'  te Ones that will have to iyo'u're put out," stated Wigglu.''     ',.','  'go    to. headquartors ��������� for    fresh   makes It my business', all right!""'w  orders and,a few things to do busl-      ."Then, you're ,a cheap, hlijcd, thu?,  ness with!  At any rate, there won't 'as I said you were. . Put down your  be much lumberin'' goln' on he'r'e_ at ' gun and put up your fists.    I've got  Number 'Leven ,for a while!"  "Wicked! That's ,a. wicked proposition, Bragg!"'  "Well," drawled Romeo, "it ain't  exactly like, a croquet game at a  Sunday-school picnic, I'll admit'that;  but, on the othpr hand, them critters  over that ridge ain't Sunday schoolers, either!"  George weighed' the matter in' its  various aspects. _ The thieves were  brazen and reckless trespassers. Their  ���������>erty had, no .right on Clare Corran's land They .were robbing^.her  wantonly," wasting,almost as much" as  '.hey feJied. He believed he could see  their ultimate object ��������� it was to force  an account,with you."    It'Was'angry  youth declaring itself.  But Wlggln waB not there for fair  combat..- V.You step back," he-gro"wled,  and Btarted to ralBe his, gun.-'.;-  Harry'B training" in athletics had,  been In the way of ..quickness, of attack and dexterity'. H.e caugh_- Wlg-  gln'B forearm with the wrench that  makes the strongest "yell with the  agony of twisted muscle and snapping bone.    The rifle fell.      >  "Stand back, you hellions.!"-roared'  Bragg. :-"This Is a man's' fight.'. Keep  back  away  from'It,   or  here's ' fifty"  pounds   of  dynamite " that   goes   Into  that camp fire.".The fire, was between  Eels for the Irish  When so many hard things are .be        _ _     _ _ _.  ing said about the House 0L^r(Ji " I be nothing else that he couhTdo  should be kept In1 mind that they'  have just affirmed the claim -of certain Irishmen to the exclusive right  to fish for eels In Lough Neagh for. a  period of five thousand, years from  July 1. 1905. It is an affirmation tljat  raises an equiry* as to whether or  not the  people  of  Ireland, eat  eels.  One of the singular things about,  the construction of.the new C. P. R.  line to Al'bernl on ^Vancouver Island  was that * when the builders were1  making a small cutting through a.hill  in Alberni, near the wharf, they  struck a fine soam of coal some of  which will probaSly supply the. Company's steamship's, with !!ueK-fqr..>dpfle'  Scots ��������� even London Scots���������\never  touch them, and ai Scotch angler,  catchinglan eel, promptly throws It  away. Eels used to be associated  with snakeff, "and just as men; of  every race entertain an instinctive  horror -for snakes," writes Sir' Herbert Maxwell, "so there remain traces  of the same feeling about eels."  It ssems somewhat unkind of Sir  Her^nrt tn state that most civilized  races have- overcome this long ago,  and then to add that there exists  among the Scots a strong'and, universal prejudice against eels.  The night had fallen when Bragg  came back. He brought a sack that  he handled with Care. He stood in  the light cast by the little camp fire  over which the men had frizzled  bacon for their supper. ":  "I ain't presumin' to give off  orders," he said. "I'm only helpin'  accordln' to my lights and followin'  a few Scripture textB; about swappln'  eyes and teeth, even. S tephen; when  the occasion riBes.' This, here, "1b the  baby!" He patted;the sack.  "Dynamite!" said. "One of them  sticks in the gizzard of that steam log  hauler, other stickB scattered under  their bridges and along that road  they've built, and mebbe a stick under  their wanfflgt camp fffogre tholr wo4 i  ;f  being  the . victim  of further, mar-  ouding. ���������  In   his   study   of   the  con-  ' litions in the north-country, he had  earned   that   this   scheme  had   been  jmployed in other cases.  Decency held him back ��������� the code  as it was observed in that section  prompted him to go ahead and play  rhe game as the others played it.  He "was suddenly aware that men  had surrounded them. An oath from  one of his- dozmg crew informed him.'  In his ' preoccupation, he had not  thought of posting pickets. He -was.  new to the dangers of the woods.  When he leaped l> his feei BSnn  Wlggln ' faced him ��������� a rifle acrwss  his arm.  ''I'm going to give you a' chance,  dude;" he said, with insult in his tone.  "We've got you deal to rights. Your  chance is this ��������� you ctriat and hike  that way.". He pointed in' a-direction  away from Corran-acche..' "And you'  keep going. ��������� Don't you^ ever come  back. ' That's your chajice, and If  you don't take it, you'll 'swamp calipers for a golden harp-' ��������� and you  can take that straight '/from me."  It was insult that sought to provoke. Harry understood. He restrained himself.  "I've got nothing against ttre rest-  of you',** "WTggin Went'on. TIT srmpry  adv4se   you   to   be   getting   _auk   to,  where you came from.    It's yon I'm  after.    I've   got   you,"   he   S'Erid   to,  George.  "So you've turned Into a hired, thug,  have you?" Inquired Harry, surkeying  him contemptuously.  The men who stood In the* sb/a._ows ���������  were armed.    MoBt of them apQwared  to > be  woodsmen  from   th_  noair-by  operation.   They were.''not particular-,  ly   savage   looking.     Some   of   Jllem  were  grinning,  as .though  their   ex--  pedition   were . a   lark.    But Wiggia;  prompted by his grudge, did! .not', try  to hide his anmosity.     : i  "Wiggin, I have, more right in tbese;  woodB than you have," proceeded I the;  Corran manager. He walked str tight;  up to the young desperado. W.'tjggin  held his ground, swinging his gi mi in.  front of him, relying on it for #ro-  tectlon.   ''You're mixing into a Ua ing  her to sell other holding's on threat J Wiggln's   men'- and ; the  combatta'hts.  There is something-devilishly 'deterrent in a sack of.dynamite. At that  moment, Bragg wore an -expression  that backed up what he threatened.  Even In the stress of the conflict,  Harry wondered whimsically whether  lie was to find nothing except fisticuffs in that dreadful north country!  He had been forced from one battle  to another with grim iteration." His  opponent came on to his feet. The  wrench had sent him to his,��������� knees.  ���������e made toward his gun wl.th a.coward's desperation, but George beat  him back, - and he fell with his face  bleeding. - '   . .^  "There's the mark I've kept waiting  for you," cried Harry. ''Wear that.In  the place of the one Clare Corran  gave you." ' "-  It was a taunt that stung, go  wickedly   that  Wiggin   struggled '.up,-.:  and came at his adversary once mp"  Woodsmen    enjoy    a    fight'.     Even  Wiggln's men stood back, curiosity  as well as that -brandished sick, of  dynamtte governing them.    " -.-...-  But In spite of,hls strength; the-,un--  trained b'llly stood no 6h'ow-'-agains'i..  the man who had already half.master-'���������  ed him.     ' .   .-  He went down again, aiid ''_r'__g'  yelled in delight. ���������      -'':V*' '  But he fell across his gun that'Tvy*  unmarked ' lir> the   mSI6e '' His   hand '���������  clutched It, he rolled over, and, hah'  reclining, fired it as George'was rushing up him   The bullet- st'i"ick- of'.* ot  the young man's upraised arlns, ah'a   .  he went down with a groan.-       '"   '."  "You've  killed   him!   Ypujre  all Jn -  It! I'll testify against "you in.' cour.tV'.;>;  shrieked -Bragg, -and the men' .fled in   '.-  terror.    From where,'tn.ey had stood,   ...  after retreating at "sight of -the sack  "  of dynamite, it looked as' thpug.h.-^v*l|fj;J^  gin had killed his' manT   '��������� Bloodshed,.   .,.  evidently,  was  more than   they" had .. r  reckon on;   They had come merely to  Intimidate^  Bragg leaped upon Wiggin, and  wrested the rifle from him, and kicked  him Into unconsciousness. Then, he  ran to George. He ripped th-i'sleeve  from his arm, and bandaged It with  the fra_mentB..of..cJoth... "It's broke,  !���������"���������     CTio  be ..���������continued),  ��������� _l_A._,t ���������'\  FOUR  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORl), B. 0.  _j_.;?jm.r  Mr. W. J. S. Campbell, who has  been at Mission City for some time,  in the Bank of Commerce, ba������ been  tft-antafarred to the Park Drive  branch,  Vancouver.  .When, you igo to church be careful not to\wear your best boots,  if you have to take them off before  you go tn. They may not be there  when you come out*  This taking the boot3 off-before  you enter church demonstrated the  fact the. other, day that) one of our  citizens requires some one,' to look  after the holes,ins hisu socks..Guess  he dances too much. . '  ������������OTiB������rTO������H8m_raa������^  ;Mr. E, W. Cooke,, of New Westminster was in town oil Monday. ���������  Mr,. H. D. Chapman,, and' wife, of  Br'adner,, were in Abbotsford this  week.    .  Mwsars.  T  O.  J. Barton and W. J.  Barton,, of Dewdney, were cisitprs  Lu town this week.  Mr. T. J. L. Downes, of Matsford,  was in Abbotsford on Saturday.  "Mr; J. ,Van!etta may -be a mil-  llo(naire: yet. He imay take oat a  |>_tant on a handsaw, a samp'e  of .which he carries with him, ;to dis  play to his friends. Some people  have been wondering what makes  him ������o, eerioua these days, possibly  that is what it ja.   *   _fo more 'smell in 'Abbotsford, Mr.  J. Hiitton has -sold -all his..pigs.  Try  the  Abbotsford- Bakeiry  *  , for everything good to eat.  '    Wholesale and*. Retail ;  Abbotsford, Bakery      , ALBERT  LEE, prop.  _B������__BMS__mas__-_-a_--^^  T]  Young Nursery Stock to Sell this ,Fal  ONE AND TWO YEAR OLD  APPLES-Gravenstein. King of Tompkins, Wealthy,  Northern Spy, Grimes' Golden, Jonathan, all  grafted on whole Franch' Crab Apple Stock.,  CRAB  APPLES-Hyslop, late,  Have also a choice lot of Clark's Seedling and Maroon Strawberries for sale v  at $5.00 per thousand: , Raised on new beds  2 year old 25c each  1 year old 20c each  1    3 light market wagons        .'  2 open road wagons '* '  1 rubber tire buggy  ���������These goods must positively be sold-in the next two  ���������'���������'-weeks.,  We have in stock a fine selection of Cedar Doors,  2  ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 6 in.    To.clear our price,is $2 each.  Hardware and Furniture  tices for Apple Trees  ���������D, H. NELSON, .Prop., ,        -     Abbotsford, B. C.  > Mr.W. McCallum, of Seattle, vTjs  iti town on Tuesday.  The dancing classes conducted by  Mr. T. McElroy are still the leading  ezcitment each Friday . evening.  Tikerc are over twenty-five pupils  and the number is alw: *", increasing. ' He intends c onducting the  classes for several months yet.  Messrs. Clark, McPhee andHowi'  .Were away on a hunting trip this  we������_. ���������"  -" The Clayburn Clay Works have  installed a 200 h;p. electric motor  to run their works. This require'a.  3300 volts. This together with two  40vh.p. ������nS a 20 h,. p. will run the  .plant in future. The Western Canada Power Company supplies the  fciice.  ���������Mr. Beeves who was seriously  hurt here sometime ago, has grea^  1 yiaaproved and la now managing  the electric works at Sumas.  , Jir. George Wren -and*-bride returned.to Bradner this week where  they will reside in future.  Owing to -a mistake we are unable to give an account of the Conservative meeting on Wednesday  evening.  WAWTSD TO RBNT-Parm from  40 to 100 acrCs, SumaB Prairie dis-  -.tHct preferred. "Will pay good  penit for a good place. Apply C.  Sumner. Abbotaford, B. C.  fcat was. mostly  Uf the   hands  of  ���������Mr. Gazely wishes to thank the  -various tradesmen of the town for  thele kind appreciation of his effort  in -$jettin_   it.  fsuitafyl'e   drop-curtain for the opera) house.  Campbell, the Abbotsford Watchmaker, does first-class  watch  re-  pairing.   All work guaranteed and.  (pr(ampt'\work assured.   Pffice   in  Clark's Shoe Store  Catholic oervices'will be held on  Maqchi 3rd, 10 a. nt in private  chapel of Mr. De  la   Girody, Sl't.  Aaua'a Poultry flRahch.   ���������   J. J. Banfield, age.h|t' for Nicholson Estate, has givejn a lot for  church purposes southeast of B.  C.,,B, R��������� on brow of hill.  I*������!*  SALE^Hptiees I 'or   vacant  lots in Abbotsford.   Apply  to  H.  C. Fraser, box 668, Salmoni Arm, B.  C. '   '  Mm. Emery, of Gore Bay, Ont.,  &a visiting ber acn Mr. Epiery, of  the weat ������nd. ,  MISSION COUNCIL.  (Continued from Page One)  plan to recommend that would be  in keeping with the money at hia  disposal.  From the Gleoi Valley. Land Co..,  igreeing to enter into an agreement with the Council towards the  payment of .'their taxe:a in arrears  and fo the taxes of the current  year. The arrangement ratified by  he Council ris to the effect that the  Co. is to pay. all' arrears and the  Council is to expend- 75 per .cent,  of ithe same on, roads on, or contiguous to, their property; this arrangement is also to apply to the  taxes for  the current year.  C. O. Bradshaw submitted plans  -if subdivision of 'lhe most: easter-  ���������y 70 acres of t"K 3 S. ,E. 1-4 of Sec.  19, Tp. 16, and the S. W. -1-4 of SSfe.  20. Tp.' 16b, which received tentative approval. Messrs. Elliott and  Hewett, P. L. ,_., submitted pro-  ipotsed plan of part of the S. E. 1-4  of Sec. 29, Tp. 13; regarding this  /an the clerk was- instructed to  forward them a copy of the by-  !,aw governing '..7.���������'ce.vUiiea'ao-i  c!'  , -bdivision p'ans. ���������  Henry Thrift, .sec.-treas. of the  International Railway and Development ;Ca. iljtid., addrafcised ithe  Council, setting forth " a general  plan of the iscope of operations of  ���������the company as they hoped, .*p in-  a������agnra,tc ^the(m 'and   asking 'that  .-Lien Mvoy were ia a position to  take the .council more fully into  .their confidence they would receive that assistance that a project of their magnitude warranted.  At the close of his address the following resolution was unanimously passed ty the council.  "That this Council, in meeting assembled, -extend its moral sympathy towards the aims and objects of the International Railway  and Development Co., Ltd., as set  forth by its secretary, Henry T.  Thrift.''" -   .';"���������.  Chafttalble Elliott gave a verbal report of various matters coming under ihia jurisdiction, in which  his apparent tact and painstaking;  fefforts were of material benefit to  the community.    * '"""':. ''  RESOLUTIONS    PROPERLY  INTRODUCED AND PAS-  ���������     >SED..  (1.)   That  $100.00 b'e  appropriated for stumping the  road leading  from!  lhe   Crea__roofc   JRoad    -and  which is. known an the King Road.  (2.)   That the Mapie Grove Cemetery be surveyed-and*-fenced with  a   woven wire fence.  (3.)   That Coun. Roberts be  authorized to call for tenders for digging approximately 40 rods oi'd'itcb  an   the   Ivi������i:erivv������'bn';al. 'bomndary,  starting at S. VV. 1-4 of Sec. 2, Tp  13; said ditch to. be  not less than  five (5) feet wide and three (3) feet  deep/'  (4.) That the Council endorse the  petition for imprqved freight and  passenger facilities i&Z the Mt. Lehman station ,on.tho ,B. C. E. Ry.  (5.) That Coun.; Lehman be au-  EUiott was awarded the contract,  thorized to callfor tenders for the  construction, of.'the^,. road from the  S. W. corner.of D. L. 46, Gp. 2, east  to the point,,where, the old road  comes back on the line.     (      (  (6.). That .vthe. Reeve aiid Clerk  be authorized . to sign a promissory note in favor, of the-Bank of  Montreal for th^ .gum of $1,500.00,  payaDie un the 3ist day 'of Juiy  next; and that .a,'loan of $500!'00  be made to the School Board.  (7.)   That  Coun.. Roberts be   authorized to re-plank "the bridge on  the Mt. Lehman Road at  Dunach.  TENDERS. \  Tenders were opened for the repairing of the approach to t the  Matsqui bridge on the Riverside  Ro,ad:' Wm.-" Elliott/ $79.00; Messrs. Olsen and Hansen,-$129.00. Mr.  BILLS PASSED FOR PAYMENT.  Columbian Co. Ltd. ^Advertising,.  $15.45. ' Fraser "��������� Valley ��������� Record, for  printing-, ^iu.bo. 1. J. W. Gold,repairing Coglan.Rd., $7.50. Frank  Wooler.. repairing;Peardonville Rd.i  $3.60. W. Stuart,-one day at- Glen-  more bridge, $3.00. H. H. Logan,  hauling gravel on Riverside Rd.,  $���������2.00.   Repairing   Wright   !;oad, ^  Mr. Patterson, $17.40; Mr. A. E.  Sharp, $8.10; Mr.' <Smith, '319.20;  Geo. Olsen. road repairs Ward ;3,  3'i5.uu. Ke^airing1 tne iClayburn-  Straiton Rd.,���������H. C. Benson, $34.20,  Jo_h Silvu-, ������4, 0. P. D. Mairhea.d,  repairing   road   Ward   1,   $1.25.   G.  Pittendrigh, coronerJs 'fee in  connection with the inquest held  on  the body of Benjiman Lewis, accidentally killed at Dick's mill   C10.  Clarke   & iStuart,   printing,   $32.00,  stationery  $5.45.   P. -.Conroy,' filial  payment of, work- on,.Down?s hill,  1911, $5.00,   C. M.vC, Feb.' salary,  $33.30, postage $2.50; travelling expenses to Vancbuver, $4.45.   Bounties paid J. Bevard, $10; A. Olson,  $1.30; P. J. Fisher,,, $2.00 j Roy Lehman, $2.00.   Paid A. F. Carmiahael,  removing large windfall, $4.00.   Axe  for hall, $1.25.   C. OD. Bell, bounty,  $9.50. ' "���������'. ������  BY-LAWS.  The Matsqui "Road ;Tax By-law,  1912, was regularly passed first and  isecond readings.  Councillor Roberts gave' .notice  to introduce at' the next meeting  ?i bjy-law for regulating the width  of new roads, streets and lanes,  within the1 Municipality of .Matsqui,  and the certification of maps and  plans of isubdivisijOnls    \  Qpunpillor vWare re/ported that  he had examined the road leaing  aoiuith   from   Abbotsford,   on    the  boundary of Sumas Municipality,  in the company of Councillor Mc-  Kenzie from' that municipality, aifd  they hadcoime to the conclusion  that $800.00 would be required to'  make the road fit "for travel-.  As iSumas council would meet on  the first Saturday in March, it was  decided to wait before taking; any  action,'to learn if S_maa Council  would undertake half of the cost  of. this expenditure.  The Council then' adjourned to  iast Satuiday in Marcft, at JL1 o'clock in the forenoon  JUNIOR FOOTBALL  One o fthe prettiest exhibitions of  football'ever Been in Mission was  given last Saturday when the Mission Juniors met those of the Abbotsford. The local team won 5-0;  A. Harry netting the ball three  times and B. Catchpole and E. N ut-th  cote one apiece.   From the kickoff  the ball went.out'to Harry at out-  aide left and fie with', remarkable  speed took it right into goal "and  centered   it. The kick.went begging  however and "the Abbotsford forwards broke' away only, to be safely hald by the Mission defence. After about fifteen   m.uiute'9   of   the'  game Harry hit thegoaTkeeper with  he  ball  and  Nor'thcote   taking   it  ������n  the  rebound placed  it  safely  out of the goalkeeper's re a- h.   Af-  'pr   this   -"h^   gam's   was   nevar   in  doubt and before half time Harry  added' the "oecoafd  [notch   with   a  neat shot.   On changing over  the  Mission, boys at once  opened  the  attack and Catchpole was playing  a   good game at outsida rights hit  the goal keeper, and as before, had  no difficulty in scoring, putting the  ball through the custodian's legsv  The game was worth watching";?/  only to see how the three little inside men fed their outside partners  and as   a   result of this combina-:  tiion Catchpole _ave the goal-keeper Httle chance of saving the fourth  goal;   A "few minutes later Harry,'  who was playing at extraordinary  speed, dribbled the ball all the way  from the centre and scored.   Soon  after R. Cox hit the post .with   a  fine   shot   which   the   goal-keeper  could not  have' got.   On   one   or  two occasions the. Abbotsford for-"  wards could have scored but  the.  chances were (missed.   J. Hieath, of  Abbotsford refereed the -game very  fairly and gave igeneral suti f���������c ion.  ���������Con.  Mr. G. .Hamilton, of  Vancouver,  paid Abbotsford   a   visit this wetk.  Painting, Sign Writing  -    General repair work  J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford        ���������- B. C  M_M������an____ii  Good Storage Room for  Furniture.  ABBOTSFORD  Feed & Grain Store  Don't forget  WHEAT   $2.00  A sack  We buy Poultry  J. J. SPARROW, PROP.  CARRIAGE PA9NTER  Geo.  Zeigler  Carnage, House  and Sign Painter  Call and get prices.  All work guaranteed  Abbotsford -    .   B. C.  HARRON  BROS.  Emb Imers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver,  Office  and  chapel   1-034 -Granville St.-,     Phone 3486  SSorth Vancouver,        Office -  and  WANTED���������A good ambitious  boy to get subscriptions for us in  his spare.time.. Write for particulars, McLeans. Magazine, 347 Pender Street, Vancouver, B. C.  Quarterly Communion service will  be held i,n the Presbyterian chursh  next Sunday imoirning.  Miss Jessie Baillie who was visiting her sister," Mrs. Jeffs, returned  to Vancouver this week.  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will/be given to all applicdtions lor service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to ���������,..������������������.  and Power: Department  V  Holden Block, Vancouver.  ini  Lmmmmmmmmmmmsamm  -hi  hi  m  ill.  ���������i  i  %  w  i  ���������yj  m  m  W  - 't'i  \>  ���������A  >M  'Pi*  ���������8  I  1  II  1  I  .rvl  i  i

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