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 _��������� K-.  Vi  I i'*-,''-.     '  rf'*''' i  L0'-'":  i  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  V  ol. XIII., No. 19  _BBOTSFORD, B, C.  FRIDAY.,   MARCH-2,   191.7  <_SJ1i  ",'������������_> _  $1.00 per Year  sr__*;  i l_B_B___B|_BW__M_n__*������Wll^^ ������_������__������___  Vol. f.  Our Goods are the Best  No  G  PERSONALS  The concert, given undo:' Lire  pices of the   Ladies Aid   iasc  F;  New GARDEN SEEDS are now in.     Buy  while our Stock is complete.  We have the leading Brands   of   Package  Seeds:  Steele Briggs & Co.  McKenzie's  Rennie's  Ferry's  FRESH SEEDS. It is very important to-  plant Fresh Seeds if you want the best results. Our Seeds are tested arid have come  direct from the packers this season. We  have no old Seeds to work off. -  BULK SEEDS: In order that our customers  may get the freshest and best seeds procurable, we do not stock bulk seeds, but order these as required for our customers.  ' Get our prices.   Leave your orders early.-  T  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Gazley Block  Resolutions of  Orange Meeting  The Provincial Grand Orange  Lodge had a meeting at Penticton  last week, there being representatives  from   all over the province.  A number of very important subjects came up for discussion, includ-  ng National Service and conscription;  prohibition, and the exempting of the  church property from taxation  In the first case the members of the  grand lodge came out unanimously in  favor of the conscription of men and  wealth, provided tlie means adopted  by the National Service Board prove  inadequate to enable Canada to do  ���������her full share in the war. On the  question of probition, the delegates  took the stand that even if the soldiers' votes defeated the measure, the  liquor traffic should be supressed by  the government during the period of  the war.  On the question of church exemption there was a    dicusslon    of    the  subject from overy standpoint.    The  conclusion arrived at by    the    Grand  Lodge, however, was that the stand  taken by former grand lodges should;  bo reaffirmed and the position taken  that there should not be any exemp-j  tion, either In whole or in part, of" the  property owned by religious denom-l  hiatlous.    Every   speaker   eulogized,  tho members of   the   association   to |  increase  thoir  Individual  efforts  to j  support, tho denomination to    which |  they belonged; but they were unan-j  imous    in    their    opinion    that    the  churches should devise   some   other  way to relieve the situation than by  placing a special privilege upon the  statute book.    During the session a  motion expressing   the   appreciation  of the retiring Grand    Master,   R.W.  Bro. Henry Birmingham, was unan-  of the resolutions passed by the Grand  Lodge on the subjects mentioned.  "That the members of this Grand  Orange Lodge in annual session as-  imously passed. Following is a copy  sembled do heartily endorse the principle of National Service; and, provided the work undertaken by the  government in this respect proves inadequate to enable the Dominion of  Canada to do her full share in help  ing to win the war, then we endorse  the principle of conscription, believing that every able-bodied man in  Canada should be made to serve ac-  cordng to his ability in the crisis  which now confronts the Empire of  that the Dominion government be  requested to give the motherland the  full benefit of our resources, both in  men and wealth. And that the Grand  Orange Lodge of British Columbia do  pledge itself to do everything in its  power to help maintain the integrity  of the British Empire, and-preserve  the glorious heritage of freedom, liberty and justice ,which forms the bul-1  wark of her constitution."  The following resolution was also  passed with regard to the prohibition  of the liquor traffic, and a copy ordered to be forwarded to the Premier,  Hon. H.C. Brewster:  That, in view of the stand which  has always been taken .by this Grand  Lodge with regarded to prohibition, it  WATER NOTICE  Diversion and Use  TAKE NOTICE that the  ford Timber and Trading Co.;  whose address is Abbotsford, Li. C,  will apply for a licence to regulate  the level of tho water of a laice on  part of Section 16 and 21, in Township 16, east of the Coast Meridian.  The water will be controlled by a  dam at the outlet of the lake to facilitate the floating of logs.  This notice was posted on tlie  ground on the 10th day of January,  1917.  A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the  "Water Act, 1914" will be filed in  the office of the Water Recorder at  Now Westminster, B. C.  Objections to the application may  be filed with the said Water Recorder, or with the Comptroller of Water  Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C, within thirty days after tiie  first apearance of this notice in a local newspaper.  The date of the first publication of  this notice is January 19th, 1917.  ABBOTSFORD TIMBER AND  TRADING COMPANY, LIMITED  Applicant  Per J. F .BOYD, Secretary.  aus-  iday  was 'ciy much enjoyed. Tho L;iciic.s  aid' me very grateful for llu* p._!:"<.-n-  ;ige and wc feci the public wore not  disappointed as an excellent program  was given.  The pictures of Newfoundland and  icebergs of Northern Atlantic, cue  boats used in sealing and whaling  wore very vivid, given by-Staff-Cap-  Lain Smith and Ensign Kolcher, Wednesday night.  Mr. Hagan paid a flying visit to Abbotsford on Wednesday from Mt. Lehman.  BORN��������� To Mr. and Mrs. Prlnglo  of Aidergrove a daughter.  Mr. Cox snr., who recently' lived  here died suddenly last Wednesday  The many friends of the'family ox-  tend a hearty sympathy.  Misses Reid,Jones, Bell -Ivere visitors at Mrs. Martins' home this week.  The Ladies Aid met last Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Fraser when  very excellent reports of the annual  meeting were rendered by the delegates to the meeting held in Vancouver.  There will be a St. Patrick's Tea at  the home of .Mrs. Fraser on March 16  The quarterly communion, will be  held in the Presbyterian .church on  Sunday March -'4th: -i - ��������� -   ��������� ��������� ���������  The mill has been started again  and many are employer! who have  been laid aside for several weeks on  account of-bad weather.  Mr. and" Mrs McNab were visitors  in Vancouver last week being at the  funeral of Mrs. McNab's mother.  Their many friends entend their very  hearty sypathy in their bereavement.  We regret to hear that Mr. Mains  is ill.  Miss Hill has returned home.  should again place itself    on    record  as being in favor of thesupression of(  the liquor traffic during the period of j  the war, even   though    the   overseas  vote, when counted,    is    unfavorable  to prohibition.- |  The position of the Grand    Lodge1  was also stated with regard    to    tho  exemption of church from taxation,  the following resolution being placed  on the minutes:  "That the members of this Grand  Lodge of British Columbia reaffirmed  the stand which they have always  taken on the qusetion of church exemption, and that they place themselves on record as being opposed to  the exemption from taxation of the  whole or any part of the property  owned by religious denominations."  COXSEKVATIVE CONVKNTIOX  OIIUMrSTJlY AND AGIUCULTUKE  Tho conservative convention was  held at Mission City yesterday for  Westminster riding, there being delegates present fom all parts of the  riding.  Mr.   J.   A.   McGowan  Abbotsford ajid Mr. Straiton, Straiton  . The following officers were elected  Hon. Presidents: Hon. R. Borden.  ... D. Taylor, M. P.  W. J. Bowser, M. L. A.  President���������J. A. Catherwood  Vice-Pres.��������� Jas.Robertson  2nd Vice-Pres.���������:Harry Fooks.  Sec.���������J. H. Girvan.  Executive: Dewdney���������Nels Lough-  e'ed and Sam Smith. ,  Chilliwack���������Adam Johnstone and  J. A. McGowan.  Yale . Crey, Hope.  Mr. J. D. Taylor and others' addressed the meeting.   ������������������  Notes From Hatzic  Mrs. H. Brealey was a passenger to  the coast on Wednesday morning,     i  Bugler Desmond Catchpole of Vancouver spent Sunday with his parents  here.  Mr. Jas. Lawrence is confined to  bed w'th a severe cold.  Miss Isabella Hodgson    is  friends at the coast.  Mrs. A. Brealey spent  Vancouver."   " ' '    "���������  Mr. E. Bruard was a visitor to Victoria on Saturday last.  Mr. T. Jones leaves    for    Alberta  In the. annual report, of the Division  of Chemistry Dominion Experimental  farm"for the year ending March 31,  1916, prepared by Frank T. Shutt,  M. A., D. Sc, Dominion Department  represented' of Agriculture, considerable attention"  is devoted to the study of the subject  of "Sugar, .Beets for Factory Purposes".  in this report Professor Shutt stafcee-  that this"investigation carried on now  a number of years, has conclusively  shown that beets of excellent quality  for sugar extraction can be grown  in fany widely distant por.tons of  the Dominion. ," Among the quality of  the beet, labour, with its availability  and cost. Considerable space 1b also  given to results fcf the investigations  carried on to ascertain the relative  va.luo of field roots. The results  of these point out clearly that oare  must be exercised in selecting the  variety, or varieties, of field roots  grown. In tho analysis of some '36  varieties of mangles the richest root  contained 13 por cent dry matter and  5.6 6 per cent sugar, while the poorest  contained 7.32 per cent dry matter t  and 2.86 per cent sugar. Thcso great  aud Important differences represent,  eal differences in feeding values. Tho  same is true with turnips, analysis,  showing that botwoen the richest, and  poorest of some 33- varieties there  existed a difference- of 5.58 per cent  dry mattar, which, assuming . that  the feeding valuo is measured by. the  percentage'of dry matter, means that  2,000 lb.of the best variety are equivalent to 3,860 lb.of the poorest. Fur-'  visiting!  Thursday in I  shortly where'he intends to grow tho. ther investigations were   carried   on  No. 1 hard. Mr. and Mrs. Jones expect to reside on.the prairies permanently and we wish them all prosperity  .The funeral of the late Mrs. Scorey  was held on Wednesday, the interment taking place at the Hatzic cemetery.  Mr. and Mrs. Smith who have been  visiting in the coast cities, returned to  Hatzic on Thursday last.  Tho evacuation work on Mr. Breal-  ey's new residence has commenced.  Mr. A. B. Catherwood has the contract.  Spring is in the air. Have you not  noticed those once bearded friends  that now aint Who Will Hae Worth  less chin adornments in tho balmy  sprng time? Ask the Editor.  with regard to foddors and feeding  stuffs, and a large number of fertilizing materials were analyzed during  the year. The report also contains  the result of investigational work  with fertilezers conducted by super-  with fertilizers conducted by swper-  imental statons at Fredericktou N. B..  and Kentville, N. S. This report,  which contains much valuable information, can be obtained on. applications to the Publications Braneh,  Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.  Where have you been  untill  this  j time of night?  i     Can't   you   see?  j     Minin'?.  Yes, prospectin' for a lode  Angry mother���������How dare you tell  your father that he is stupid! Go at  once and say that you are sorry.  Little Willie'-���������I'm awful sorry you  are stupid, papa. \  Been   minin'  Doesn't your wife annoy by asking uqestions at the baseball game?  Never. She is one of those women  who always like to let on they know  all obout everything.  "Is there anything   nice   in    belts  this season?'- inquired the customer.  "Yes sir," replied the pretty  salesgirls, incidentally blushing, what  size, please?  Briggs���������"That was a great dance.  I hope I made an impression on that  Shi".  Griggs���������"I guess   you   did.  has been limping ever since".  She  Abbots-  Limitud  Ep������____������Hi&  2EESf__H_SE___^^  IB  rjT_������____s__SE_SE__  THOSE WHO, FROM  TIME  TO  TIME, HAVE  FUNDS   REQUIRING    INVESTMENT  MAY   PURCHASE   AT   PAR  IN SUMS OF $500, OR ANY MULTIPLE THEREOF  Principal repayable 1st October, 191.9.  Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by  cheque (free of exchange at any chartered Bank in Canada) at  the rate of live per cent per annum from the date of purchase.  Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering  at par and accrued interest, as the equivalent-of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any future ^af,l<?ap.,8SH������_*3?  Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short  date security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed  to recognized bond and stock brokers on allotments made ���������-  respect of applications for this stock which bear their stamp.  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister  Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE. OTTAWA  OCTOBER 7th, 1916.  tf THE ABJBOTSFQRD POST. ABBOTSFORD, B.  o.  '"j--- -rmdm  ____  PuJbiJLshed Kvery Friday by Tho Post Publishing Company  weekly Journal devoted to the iaU-restB of Abbotsford and district  A,d/verti8ltn_  rates  made  known  on. application  Qur   Shibboleth���������Neither   Ior   nor   agin'   tho   Gavermuoiit  J. __. BATSBS, -       - Editor and Proprietor  _^Maa_HHMM|HH|MwnMBt������BMM^H^MNV^MMMWMMMFMMl-������ail    ' MH������������aMaWMnM-MJMMf_*__n________MapqaMK_____r S^^UM-MMM-M  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1917  Sometimos we learn by studying  what other people are doing. Over  in the state of-Washington rtlioy pass  a lot of freak 'legislation ' and yet  much of the legislation has many  good.points which it more properly  embodied in laws would be of benefit  to tho people of the community and  the state. ]  A few years ago they passed a law  that no alien could.hold laud in tho  suite, yert at tho some time that alien  could hold city property, while his  city property or business could be  confiscated, by the government at any  time a good reason could be fished  up. Reasons are almost always easy  if there is a real strong spite behind  ���������  them.  However there are two bills before  the Washington state Senate at the  present time that are worth considering.  One is the Metcalf. bill providing  for community help in clearing log-  ged-off lands. The bill differs in scvl  eral important particulars from tho  bill introducel b}r Senator Iverson  early in the session. Tho Metcalf  bill provides that any country may organize tlself into a development district and form a development board  to consist.of the county agriculturist  the county engineer and the auditor.  An owner of logged-off lands who has  a clear title may sell to the district  not to exceed forty acres of land, for  which ho will receive 55 an acre. The  board may thon spend $1,000 on the  land blasting out stumps, but. if more  is spent the ownor must put in an  equal amount. When the land is  cleared, it Is sold back to the former  owner on terniB which permit him to  pay the debt in ten to twenty years.  The Iverson bill proposed to issue  Improvement bonds.up to $2,000,000  which would be guaranteed by the  state. The Iverson bill, which had the  approval of. the logged-off land conference held in Seattle last December,  would.require an amendment to the  constitution. In voting for the Metcalf bill, Senator Iverson said  he regarded it as. a makeshift and in  adequate to meet the need of the  state.  son . ar-  to Join  AN.AMERICAN PROBLEM  The  people of  the   United   States  have a very serious question to con  elder, and it does not appear to hav  been taken fully into    consideration  By breaking off diplomatic relations  with  Germany the  Washington government has given deadly offence u  the Kaiser and his entourage.       An  actual declaration of war would not  materially alter thecase in this respect.    The United States has ranked  ' itself   with   the  adversaries  pf   Germany and may not count upon bein  forgiven  for so  doing.    We in   this.  country are confident of winning the  war, but we are none the less resolved to do what in us lies to bring a  bout that consummation; but we can  not expect the people of the United  States to share with us in that certainty.    Hence when we find the Chicago Tribune telling its   readers   that  they must contemplate the defeat of  the   British   Empire   and   its  Allies,  when they decide upon a policy for  their own country, we have no right  to object.    When the President broke  ff diplomatic relations with Germany  he committed the United States to a  course which may, in what we grant  ia a remote eventuality,  result in a  war single-handed  against  the  Teutonic Empire. Our contemporary says  that there is a probability, no mattei  how   remote,   that   the   British   fleet  may meet with disaster; that the sub  marine campaign may fulfil its yur-  the United  States would stand  con-  poses; that the Central Empires may  triumph on land.    In such an event  fronted with triumphant enemies, and  it* condition in such a case would bo  more serious than words can express.  Our contemporary doos    not    argue j  from this that the   President   ought  not to have taken the course he did,  but that a national honor demanded  that he should do so, national safety  now demands that the whole powor  ofthe country shall be put forth to  secure the overthrow of German power.    Unless tho United States is prepared to do this, the Tribune   thinks  the only alternative  is  to  apologise  to Germany, ask for a resumption of  diplomatic relations and   accept    the  decrees  of  Berlin  without  question.  This cannot be very pleasing reading  to many Americans, but it    is    some  thing that they cannot afford to over  look.-���������Colonist.  is moving with great success.  1.1 rooks (-and McVickers Shingle Mill  Co. of Upper Hatzic Prairio are gradually constructing the framework for  their new mill. They have have sev-  eari teams hauling up their machinery.  f.  A surprise was given on Mr. and Mrs.  J.M. Cox last, oven Ing. Tho ovening  was spent in dancing and -music.  Refreshments were served at midnight. A .jolly good time was had  by all.  Mrs. Walter Mcintyreand  rivod here from   Vancouver  her husband, who is visiting with his  brother, Alex Mclntyre, of this place.  Mr. Sam Smith made a business trip  to Vancouver last week.  Mr. Jack McKeamy,' government  road boss for this dictrict, has started  r;i.ise and widon the Burns road  against high water.  Mr. Albert McDonald and Miss  Burns of Vancouver made a week end  visit to Mr.  McDonald's home here.  The greatest event of the season  was pulled off at Mr. and Mrs. It". J.  Follows last Friday evening. A large-  crowd being posonf.   ���������  The evening was spout in fishing  for all sorts of fishes and raffling of  two fine roosters and other pretty  articles. Refreshments were' served  at mid-night and were followod'by a  dance which did not end till the  "small wee hours of the morning"  were getting largo.  The total receipts were ?4'-1.00  Miss Alice Manzer of Mission City  spent the week end at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Sam Smith of this place.  Mr. Chas. Bothemlay had the misfortune of having his 3ilo blown over  last Tusday morning but it was not  damaged, he exspects to raise it again  i:i. the near future. But we all know  when it will rise.  Fords will go any place but through  a snow drift. ,1* any one doubts this  a3k "Mr. Worthington, he knows"  Vlagg and Devine butchered a fine  beef last week. The price is good at  the present, those who eat beefsteak  know it bqst.  Messrs.Fred and Ike Newton went  to Silverdale last Friday evening to  take in the dance there.  Mr. Peacock of Peace River country  is hee visiting his brother on Hatzic  prairie.  ly refused the use of- the building for  practice, which was necessary., Under  the circumstances Miss Reid has been  forced to give her play and entertainment at Bradner school, which was  kindly' offered them. This is greatly  to be regretted as there is so little of  this character to interest the people  of this locality. Apart from tho fact  that the object of the concert is a laud  able one, many of the parents who  are anxious to attend will hot lie able  to  do so.  The Bradner people have been  vory kind in, offorng the school und  are'doing all they can to make tho  affair a great success.  riTTim��������� .miii.i -niunr-iimr ,������.M.������._ ������������������_d������__������i_<iK_M_������a������������������  ���������m������������������I  i  Soldiers Will  Derive Benefit  Arrangements      Made     at  Whereby      Men      Will  Under  Fixed.  Pay-    Until     Pensions  Otta u:i  E>c i-oji!  Are  Away Up At Deroche  Miss Harris, President of the Red  Cross Society at Deroche, writes as  follows: In a recent issue of the  Record you asked for the names of  men who had enlisted from ths district from this side of Harrison River  and the upper end of Nicomen Island  ���������this schol district. By request of  the Red Cross branch here I enclose  herewith our record of the names and  hope you will find space to publish  them soon.  Roll of Honour  Pte. Fred Andrews.  Pte. Martin Bowles  Sgt. V. Randolph Clerihue.  Pte. C.E.C. Clerihue.  Pte. M. W. K. Clerihue,  Pte. C.J. Cooper.  Pte. Pete Michael David  Gunner F.P. Elwell.  Pto. Angus McDonald (Killed)  Sgt. W.P. Lilly.  Pte. Colin R. Malcolm.  Pte. Gordon R. Malcolm Jr.  Pte. Ian R. Malcolm.  Pte. Wm. Merrifield.  Corpl. T.F. Morton.  Pte. Dncan McCallum.  Pte Stuart Murray.     .  Pte. Donald Russel.  Pte. Sam Smith, (Missing)  Pte. Ralph Siddal.  Pte. Fred Vasey.  Pte. Marshal Yeomans.  Pte. Eloazer Yeomans.  Mt. Lehman News  Dewdney Doings  St. Valintine's programme rendered  at. the Baptist church on Nicornen  Island last Wednesday evening for  the benefit of the Rod Cross Society.  Total receipts ?24.00.    This Society  Miss Flora Gillis and Miss Jessie  Boll visited Avith friends in Vancouver and Westminster over tho weekend.  _ Miss Tannis Reld and  Miss Daisy  Reid's home' In New Westminste.  Mrs. Gillis is visiting with friends  in Clayburn.  Misses Reld and Bel attended the  concert in Abbotsford on Friday eve-  ing, where they both took part in  tho programme.  Miss Reld, the principal of the  school here, has had the pupils prac-  tsing for a concert anl dance in the  interests of the prisoners of war fund  making good use ot the pupils of her  room preparing a play for the occasion. Miss Reid had prepared to give  the entertainment in the near future  in tho building known a3 the Orange  Hall. The young lady was able to secure tho hall for the afternoon and  night of the play only, being positive-  Ottawa, Feb.- 23,���������A conference  has been held here for the discussion  of problems touching the hospital  treatment, discharge and pensions of  members of the Canadian expeditionary Force. There were, present Sir  Edward Kemp, Sir Thos. White, Mr.  W.F. Nickle, M.P., representing the  the Hospital Commission, the Pension  Board and the Accountant Department of the Militia Department.  After a thorough discussion of tho  various matters under consideration  an unanamous agreement was reached as to the principles that should be  applied to secure tho greatest advantage to tho returned soldier or his  dependants, in order to avoid as, far  as possible any inconvenience being  caused cither to the returned soldiers  or to those dependent, upon them, by  therebeing a period within whieh  he or they would bcwithorU. either  pay or allowances or pension.  Kept on Strength  Hereafter no invalided soldiers will  be discharged from the Canadian  Expeditionary Force until a medical  board has certified that further treatment or hospital care will not impro  his condition,-or that it is advisable  that he should pass under his own  control. .When discharge has been  recommended ' on account of his  physical unfitness, discharge will  not be carried out until a notification  has been received from ' thePensions  Commission that the amount of  pension has been determined. The  noticewill ihake clear on what day the  pension will commence, and untill  that time pay and allowances will  be made to the soldier or those dependent upon him. The adoption  of this system insures, the disabled  no is the time for all good men and  man receiving his,       pension  immediately on his discharge, up to  which time his pay and allowances  will be continued. The . pension is  always paid monthly in advance.  Cases have occured in which, ow  ing to his desire to return home, or  owing to the difficulty of determining  his condition, members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force    have    been  prematurely discharged, and hitherto  provisions have been lackng permitting his subsequent return for hospital  treatment.      Hereafter if a    medical  board is    satisfied    that    subsequent  to his discharge the returned soldier-  requires treatment   for   a   disability  that was caused    or   aggravated    by  service,.the medical   board   may   recommend his being   reattested   as   a  member of the force,    and    if    such  recommendation is acted   upon,   any  pension formerly granted will be discontinued.    When a soldier has later  reached a condition   warranting    his  discharge, he will-be reexamined by  the medical    boardand    his    pension  determined according to his condition  and state of health at that time.  Dependents Left Helpless  In the event of soldiers    with    de-  pendantsbeing killed in action,dying  on active service or reported missing  assigned pay and    separation    allowance will    be    continued    untill   the  amount of pension and the day of its  commencement have been determined  by pension board.    Assigned pay and  separation allowance.will    cease   the  day pension begins,    the   dependents  immediately receiving the   first   pension in advance, and, in the   case   of  wives and childen, in    addition,    the  the two months gratuity.       Further  provision  has     been    made    giving  authority to the    pension    board    to  have assigned    pay   and    separation  allowance cease when those interest  ed are unreasonably dilatory in filing  the ncessary proofs to   lead   to    the  granting of   a pension.  The above recommendations  have  now been embodied in   an    order-in--  council and will go into effect at once.  _  AT   THE    FRONT.  i  TKKEE-VEAI  a'iA aa. i xa__ n _:jawf-_,  _-\T /"-Th ffy  Rdfi_.Kft-$(irE.MC  Anm^rjasatSMStMWKtautm  Kb? est i  mmMZ&T2*S!amui*wiP\JB>*Vixin*sBMn*r-nm  $  25.00  50.00  100.00  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES  LIMITED TO 5150D.  FOR  "   1t  $21.50  43.00  se.oo  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  JAN.   9,   1917.  Finance    Departm ent  Ottawa  ���������*������nn_ar.v_-(������������.r.Tn_rw-i������n_^riJiT-������*-..-.we.Ttntt.rriA������.^.������..n^������w(r������.r-_������  'MVI.MWIPIW  r  ii rir.r������������������ 1-   ��������� ���������"."--....'' m..,������i,.i.j^..���������,.i������,������,ir  (?  ift ;i O'  BOARD OF   TRADE  :>  President, Hope Alarison'   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.   ,.,0..,.-.  ���������   Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and. cheap "power  or information regard kg the farm and fruit lands of  the district, -and industries already established.  -^ses  _=_=  ^ktnr^n^ Nothing  will  j)  "add more  the pleaeure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home.  An elderly lady walking through  tlie town last summer heard the  church choir singing, and stopped in  to listen. "What beautiful singing!"  she said to a man who had also stopped in a listenig attitude. But he was  a naturalist interested in the "song"  of a cricket, "yes," he replied, "they  do it by rubbing their hind legs together!"  Citizen��������� But your'e the same fellow to whom I just gave a dime.  Ragged Reube���������Well, d'ye fink I  kin live forever on ten cents?  '���������i  I  'I  I have a large and splendid supply^fof  Raspberry Canes for sale atjlow prices.  Finest quality.  \_  ���������oiric������M_trx������KU_urwL_<_iai 's\.;i  ^  tHE AfiBOtSFOltD F6St\  AlBBOTSFOftD,  B. d.  iirV_a ,',^, .^  Himi ii li   "   ii' i  _M*rtiM__������___i������g*M������a������  It ���������''  Iff  c?  Timothy, Best Quality, per lb lie  Timothy, Good Quality, per lb  .8c  Clover, Red, Good Quality, per lb ....., 25c  Clover, Mammoth; Good Quality, per lb 28e,  Clover, Alsyke, Good,Quality, per lb  .26c  Seed Potatoes:   White   Ashcroft,   Rochester    Rose,  Beauty Hebron, Gold Coin at Market Prices.  ALL THESE SEEDS ARE GOVERNMENT GRADED  Seed Grain  Oats, Swedish, Best Quality, per ton    Oats, Garton, Best Quality, per ton   Barle������y, Six-Rowed, per 100 lbs ....   Wheat, Bluestem, per 100 lbs   Wheat, Marquis, per 100 lbs.  ***������-������  Corn, Northwestern Dent, per 100 lbs '-. .$7.  Corn, Yellow Flint, per 100 lbs .......... ��������� $7.  ���������  ' -.  i-.r;.-;-s-.-iVi-4  ':,U,YS.  . i/  Pratt's Animal Regulator, medium size   Large Size   Pratt's Cow Remedy, Tins 2 lbs   Pratt's Cow Remedy, Tins 4y2 lbs   Pratt's Poultry Regulator, 26 oz packages ...  Pratt's Poultry Regulator, 4 lb packages   Pratt's Poultry Regulator 12 lb Pail   Pratt's Baby Chick Food packages    Pratt's Baby Chick Food Bags, 14 lbs   Pratt's Baby Chick Bags, 100 lbs   Pratt's Head Lice Ointment 2Sc  Pratt's Powdered Lice Killer, 1 lb  25c  Pratt's Powdered Lice Killer 2y2 lbs 50c  Pratt's Cholera Remedy 25c  D. & B. Chick Food, per 100 lbs ;  D. & B. Scratch Food, per 100 lbs   Alfalfa Meal, per 100 lbs   .   We have a full stock  Charcoal, per 50 lbs ������*,_*���������  Clam Shell, per 100 lbs '���������..  .'.75c  Oyster Shell, per 100 lbs $1_  Poultry Bone, per 100 lbs .. / $2.  Darling's Beef Scraps, per 100 lbs  .������4.  Darling's Meat Crisps, per package   Wheat, per 100 lbs   Corn per 100 lbs    Cracked Corn, per 100 lbs   Corn Meal, per 100* lbs  ,  ^__a  Oats, per 100 lbs   Crushed Oats, per 100 lbs ,*,__������  Chopped Oats, per 100 lbs ������2.25  Bran, per 100 lbs ��������� $1.  Shorts, per 100 lbs ? *:<_>,.:-,  SI.  Oil Cake Meal, per 100 lbs ....'.77'......"   Barley, per 100 lbs -.  of all Supplies  VICTORIA CHEMICAL COMPANY'S FERTILIZERS  Prices F. O. B. Victoria  IMPERIAL (For Potatoes/Fruits; use 500 to 700 lbs 500 lbs per acre; $2.25 per 100 lbs; $44.00 per ton  per acre), : $2.25 per 100 lbs; $42.00 per ton Bone Meal, $2.00 per 100 lbs; $38.00 per ton  COLONIAL- (For Grain, Cabbage, Lettuce, etc; use Blood Fertilizer  .$3.25 per 100 lbs  We represent the Vancouver Milling & Grain Co., Ltd..   Have a full line of their seeds, different Brands  of Flour and Feed at equally low prices.  All the above prices are sub ject to confirmation and market changes. ^  SSaai THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  <r���������:.���������"**nv*���������;\;r:i--z  >Tnggre3_gsa__argg������aPB?wv.w<_<g_i^__:__y_!!} '  For Hams.  Bacon, Smoked Fish, Labrador Herring and  .   , Salt Cod  Choices!. Meats Always on Hand  PIONEER MEAT MARKET  ABBOT.SFOJRD, B.' C.     "  auuaxuzxHzassxsiin J^JKuisiJmmuMJL^maia<SSS^SS^i  SPEAK EASILY AND DIRECTLY  .  INTO THE TELEPHONE  Even telephone' men of long experience are surprised at the greater voice distinctness when speaking  directly into the telephone. When you speak directly Into the telephone, a lower tone of voice can  be used, and your friend can hear easily.  Moreover, when you speak lownr, the Actual tone-  qualities of your voice are transmitted. When you  speak loudly, you unconsciously adopt an unnatural tone of voice, with the result that much of that  intimacy should be associated with face-to-face conversation Is lost.  A close position to the telephone moans easy talking and easy hearing.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  Fruitgrowers' Hold  Successful Meeting  Prof. Clement of the Unlvorsity of  B, C. and W. E. McTaggart, Fruit.  Ma rkcts' Commissioner on tho Prairies addressed a representative meeting of growers of tho district here  on Wednesday evening. Owing to an  unavoidable break clown of the auto  that conveyed the speakers from Ham  mond the meeting was late 'in commencing but thoso who waited heard  a very interesting and instructive  discourses on tho culture and marketing of the Bmall fruits.  Mr. McTaggart, the first speaker,  dwelt on the importance of the grow  er. having representation on tho  prairie markets. He informed tho  growers that they would have to bo  more Indepondeut of government support as ".the government intonded to  cut down all agriculture appropriat-  lonn.    He   dwelt   at   length   on   the  value of advertising their products to  i.-iake them attractive to the prairie!  ! consumer  and   thereby   increase   tin-:.  . domand.    Stating that the competit-  ' ion  on  tho Winnipeg market  would  j be hardor he urged the grower to ap-  poal to tho patriotism of the consum-  j er ."(. that point.     Every fruitgrower  ! should  contribute  one  cent per  box  | for advertising in order to counteract  ! on tho extensivo advertising that was  ��������� being  planned  out by  the Ameriea.n  ! competitors.     McTaggart's idea is to  put the B in boost and make the B.  C, fruits the best known and biggest  consumed fruit on the prairie markets  In answer to a question Mr. McTaggart pointed out that'tho fruit growers need never be seriously alarmed  over the prairies producing any negligible quantity of fruit.    In  reply  to a question regarding small return?;  on rhubarb,  he advised  the growern  to advertise this commodity thorough  ly and remedy a sluggish demand.  Prof Clement said that the growing  of fruits was not by any means a got  rich  quick scheme, which statomont  lh-m.. jiw iu^T������_^_������!_____*i--goa_5**czsa  ���������������  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  ' Striefcly first-class in every resf^t.    The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cagars,  RATES.  $1.50 TO   $2.������������ -PBff .DAY ..  A. J. H&K^&FS&ON & 2W0NS  PR������PRlET������Rfi  THE     MINISTER     OF     FINANCE  REQUESTS ���������'  THE    PEOPLE    OF    CANADA-TO  BEGIN  NOW  TO   SAVE   MONEY    FOR   THE  A^  JAN.  9.   1917  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  OTTAWA  Sprocket!���������I  was proponing to her'  when .she (old me'that her father had  failed.  Whonlor---What did you do?,  Hprockett���������I back pedalled.  Bobby (admiring the indla ink tat-  iooing on Dickey's arm)���������Did It  hurl, much?  Dickey���������Not till my mother saw it.  To Housewives:-  The Jolliest and Best-Tempered men are those  who have the  Les's Groceries are always Fresh  ALBEIT   LEE,   Grocer   aad   Ba&er  by the way seemed to be the unanimous opinion of those present,, lie  urged the growing of asparagus as he  thought it would prove more profit-j  able than strawberries. He thought'  the growers would profit by giving  this early vegetable a ' trial. Rotation of crops, ploughing under of  clover and other green crops were essential straw borry culture. In regard to the Jam industry, he stated  that it would probably be throo or  four years after the war was over before the high prices for jam would be  back to normal.  In answer to a question he thought  that two years cropping tor strawberries would be a maximum.  Mr. Boving of the University of B.  C. Agricultural Branch spoke a few  words and assured those present that  the U. of B. C, desired the cooperation of the fruit growers, which assistance he claimed was necessary in  order to make that institution rank  first on tlie continent. He stated  that the clinic were always eager to  assist tho fruit-grower and farmer in  solving any of their problems .  A hearty vote of .thanks was given  to tho speakes by those present and  a pressing invitation to come again  and come often.  Mr. W. Abbot was chairman for  the evening.  Rome say it's luck, hut that's all  Ir.uik���������why. ho was doing business  whon the times were punk!  1-eople have to purchase, and the  urnl the geezer was wise���������for he knew  tho way to get 'em was to advertise.  TELL   US.   MAN*.  Th  Th:  Wc  "J-  Lil  Lei  Tf-:  ��������� you advertising  ii the same old  foolish  way  it your grand-dad did  ho for 3 you  ���������aid persist, "It docs::"v. pay'.'"  nk  the whole world -knows  your  address  ���������raise it hasn't changed in years?"  tildn't the pathos of such logic  Drive a hilly-goat to tears?  sf a card" is all yov care for,  iidden,  lonesome and  unread,  c the sign upon a tombstone  i'elling folks that you are dead,  ke up man. take a tonic,  iuiu.-h your hits and make a drive  the people know you WANT  Ellt business.  Ulvertisc, and keep alive!  '"Widowhood makes a woman unselfish."  "Why so?"  "Because she ceases to look out  for No. 1 and begins to look out for  No. 2."  ������  K  a ' (,JH  fi Funeral Director |  l -             ������������������              ' I  g) Furnisher of Funeral Supplies f������  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  I Phone Connection. Mission City 1  ���������BSBQQQe  HUGH McBRIDE  general Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. O.  ^- _\..-w^\^*.*-  ?������*___���������_"- "  "Certainly," said the disagreeable  ba.'helor. "Otherwise they wo-ild be  alive yet."  LIVERY, AUTO and    ���������  FEED STABLES  p    D, EMERY, Proprietor.  |j|    TEAMING and  DRAYING  j j    WOOD and COAL For Sala  Orders  Promptly Filled  Auto  For Hire.  Give us a call and you will  be used right every time.  ABBOTSFORD, B.  C.  THE WAY TO GET THEM  COMING IS TO ADVERTISE  There was an old geezer and he  had a lot of sense. He started up  u business on a dollar-eighty cents.  The I dollar for stock and the eighty  for" an ad brought him three lovely  dollars in a day, by dad.  Well, he bought more goods and  a little more space, and he played  that system with a smile upon his  face.  The customers flocked to his two-  by four, and soon he had to hustle  for a regular s:ore. Up on tlie  square where the people pass, he  gobbled up a corner that was all plate  glass. He fixed up the windows  with the best he had and told them  all about it in a half-page ad.  He soon had 'em coining and he  never, never quit, and he wouldn't  cut down on his ad one bit. And he's  kept things humming in the town  ever since, and everybody calls him  the Merchant Prince.  Farmers' and Travelers  trade soliL  Newly!-Fiirmsftea  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY.   FROPRIETCH  HUNTINGDON.  B   C.  \\  )]  V      I THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. c.  L.OUUH*  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published ICver.y   Friday  by  Tho  Post Publishing  Conipuziy  weekly Journal  dc'voLod to the irruue.'fs of Abbotsford and district  Ad-vertisiing  rates   made   known   on   application  Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  , Editor and Proprietor  Our'  J. A.  BATES,  No.  No.  No  2  l) ?, 0 0  27 7  NATIONAL   SUltVlCE  Elsewhere we publish a' letter sent  throughout the Dominion. The circular letter is accompanied by the  following; "Under the authority of  tho 'war measures Act, 19.14', it is required that every male"between the  to the postmasters and postmistresses  ages of lti and GO, residing in Canada  shall fill in and return the National  Service card, within fen.days of the  receipt-thereof." Then comes in red  ink the following:  ,  Any person who has made default  in the discharge of this duty is hereby  notified that the time for Lhe return  for the completed card has been ex-  tened untill the 81st day of March  ;l 917, and that a National Service  card and addressed envelope may be  obtained upon'application to tho nearest Postmaster."  "7. is up to those who have not yet  sent in their card to do so at the very  earliest possible opportunity, or be  classed as not true'British subjects,  aud branded not worthy of their liberties and rights which they enjoy  while living under the British  Get busy and don't be in the  class as "too proud to fight"  persors would doubtless  M.-.arvJ by so momento*:.;  und i1- v.'iiK, in fact, a .*:*���������.  tor pill for the doctor; !)'.  lie gave the Kaiser in return  mixture of the truth: "Not  as your majesty.  have    boon  an inquiry  .lewhat    bit-  I,   the   dose  was    a  so many  AUSTRA LIAN   "SLACKER'  IS  BARRED   ItMtOM  RING  '    l\   NEW   YORK   STATE  flag  same  DEPARTMENT  WILL  FOSTKIl  POTATTO   INDUST_.V  The Hon. John Oliver, Minister o  Agriculture, in an interview at    Victoria, states that his Department will  give special attention to    the    potato  industry.    As a first step, the Departmental organization for the   purpose  is changed somewhat, so that all   potato work will be under the direction  of the   Horticulture   branch   of   the  Department of Agriculture. The minister proposes such an aggressive and  sustained campaign as will   help,  towards placing the industry on a proper footing.  The immediate problem is an adequate supply of go^seed potatoes.  A certain shortage exists, undoubtedly . It is due, partly to the fact  that the growers have, in years past,  been inclined to neglect ordinary  precautions of good clean land,  with the result that there was more  diuea.se in the 1916 crop than oyer  before, while the yield peracre is below ths most profitable average, lhe  trouble in accentuated because tlie  export demand, took a-big share o  the 1915 crop, and a still larger part  of that last season, including muci  that should have been kept for seed,  the shortage is more acute because  many growers are to get new and  clean stock.  The minister has encouraged the  export trade, because exports mean  money; and money coming in spells  prosperity. B.C. potatoes have made  '-nod in Australia, in the Prairies and  leads, in the United States. Tins  trade can continue only with clean  and high grade potatoes, which in the  past season were only about ^0 per  Ontario und.by the hundreds of car-  cent of the crop.  It is Mr. Oliver's opinion, based on  the statistics of the potato supply  still remaining, that the good stock  silll available should be kept in the  Province for seed, or that, in other  words, the holders of high-grade  stock should give our own province  first call on it. To facilitate this, he  offers the service of the Department  to put sellers and' buyers in touch  with each other. In writing the Department, sellers should state variety,  nuality. size and price. Buyers shoukl  similarly state their requirements.  All correspondence should be addrcoS-  cd: Horticultural Branch, Dept . oL  Agriculture, Victoria. .  * To get potato growers started right  on seed-selection and disinfection,  practical demonstrations will be given  throughout the Province by "cpait-  went experts during the latter part, of  March and early April-.     At these de-  ALT3ANY, N. Y\, March 2.���������Governor Whitman today directed the  state athletic commission to prohibit  the boxing bout scheduled for Madison Square Garden, Now York, on  Monday night, between Los Darey  and Jack Dillon, on the ground that  Oarcy is a "slacker."  The momh'ers of the athletic commission conferred' today with the  governor    and    inimcdiatly    nc'ified  .Grunt Hugh Brown, president of-the  Garden Corporation, that Darcy will  not 1)0 allowed to-appear in the ring  Monday, and will be prohibited from  taking part in any boxing contest in  the state.  ���������'Darcy. so I am informed, is a. runaway from his own country," oaid the  governor. In disguise and under an  alias he left his native land because  he was afraid to fight in the- cause  for which his fellow countrymen are  i sacrificing their lives.  I He prefers to give a brutal exhibition at some personal risk, for a  purse cf $30,000.  sometines causes considerable damage. In' the Niagara district the  general held crop has been examined in HUG and 19,10, and the per-  ("���������nlago of diseased plants ascertained.     The results are given'below:  19-15   1910  of  fields   examined   ....20  of fields diseased  10  ....   of  plants  examined..8583  I No of plants diseased 128  ' Percentage of disease ��������� 3.43  | Largest, percentage of disease  found    ���������- *���������������������������     ']7';i,������  II is apparent fom the above ta.Jl  that while  the total .amount ol   d:.s  ease is small, it may be unite la;-;,e  in -individual   cases.  :. .ir'ug 1915 the Director of '.1 e  Vinelaml Horticultural DopartmcrrU  Station kindly undertook to asccr  tain the number and weight, of the  fruits from equal numbers of heal  thy and diseased plants. His figures, arc- appended:  Out of  5!)   healthy  plants,  No.  o  fruits 7L3f>, weight of fruits .19 1-2  lbs:  5 9   diseased   plants:   No  174 0;  Weight of fruits  Increase   of   health  fruits  plants in No.  of  of fruits  healthy  oi  5 9 9 lbs.  over   mosaic  yti.8 per cent  over    mosaic  fruits   40.5   per  be neeii  that  I hose  a   pronounced    clo-  WIIAT OF Till:! ABKKIH3ENS  Would it not be possible to intern  or expell'the Marquis and Countsss  of Aberdeen from the United States?  They are certainly not promoting the  business and financial interests of the  Empire or Canada by their talks and  activities. If they were ordinary  members of the British Peerage less  harm would be done, but they are advertised as "former Governor-General  of Canada and Viceroy;, of Ireland.'  this gives something of an official  standing and recognition  dis���������  This dis  They had a    large    booth  n^rl'War Bazaar in Boston  .vhich  iied  .���������.mbur at  raised for    lhe  Ireland.   Wc are  .;._.h woman who  Bazaar that the  at  in  tne  Dec-  funds were being  starving babies in  Informed by an l_n._-  vas present   at   the  ,t     put    up    a    placard  stating that 3 0,0 00 babies were dying  in Lngland every day from starvation,  this brought' such strong protests  from the.Canadians and British at  the Bazaar who know the statement  to be false .nad he recognized what, a  serious injury this would do to the  interests cf Canada and the Empire  that the authorities compelled them  to remove the sign.  This week they bob up again.-One  if the big organizations that has com  into being since the war is the League  *..o Enforce Peace, in which leading  oro-Germans are taking so active .-'.  part that neutrals and pro-Allies and  newspaers in the States and England  freely charge it with being an enemy  managed  money.  ,lews.  organization,  by    German  hanker, Henry    Cl<  New York the other day, on war  peace, was careful to point out  inonstrations growers* can learn  how  thev work, and how to start seed  plots for future years.  The Department, it is expected, \) Hi  also formulate a system of Producing  clean strong healthy, potatoes, of h th  grade varieties, which will be so. d"**  der Government certiticate. fhe ad  vantages of such a system, and tho  steps in growing the class of seed  potato that will be entitled to the  Govenment blue-ribbon w 11 *>e e*;  plained at the demonBtrations .above  mentioned, the dates of which will be  announced by the Department shortly.  and fitiftiU't'd  The veteran  speaking in  and  that  he had no association or sympathy  with this League. Yet our former  Governor-General appears as the prin  cipal speaker, at a League din nor in  Philadelphia; lauds its policy a-id lias  his remarks wired aud published in  W:ading papes of the United States,  this is not the first time the Aberdeen  collection has played into German  hands. It will be remembered trial  Lady Aberdeen's brother, lord Tweed  mouth, was charged wilh giving important naval secrets to the Kaiser  and he was compelled to retire from  i ho British Cabinet.  If we had an ambassador of the  LIoyd-Gcorgc character in Washington iie would long ago have notified  I lie .people of the United States that  the Abcrdeens had no official position  and I hat'.their work was not recognized by the authorities, in Canada or  Great Britain.  get on I  ���������ASBSUtm-c  Increase)  plant   in   weight   o  cent.  If  will  readily  figures indicate  crease in crop duo to the disease,  since, in Lhe held in question, only a  slight difference could be ohsorvod  by us before tho actual counting and  weighing was done, it is highly pro-  bablo that the growers are apt. to  suffer a great deal more than they  suspect by the presence of this disease.  " The disease appears to pass the  winter in two ways: (.1) in tho field  in the soil or in old plant remains;  (.2) in the seed bed. The first does  not. seem to be of serious importance  but it is not advisable to grow tomatoes on land where the mosaic dis  ease has been bad during the previous year. Seed hod infection., on  the other hand, seems to be responsible for all the bad cases of the  disease yet seen. The common practice of adding new soil to that ol  the old tomato seed is what, causes  the trouble, since the disease germs  still linger in the old soil. Danger'  irom this cause can readily be a-  voided by completely changing the  seed bed soil as soon as, the  ease appears in the held.  ! carded soil is apparently haimless  I for  other   plants.  ! A more extended account of this  disease has been given in the Central Experimental Kami Reports ot  ���������1915 and 1916.  DEFINITIONS OF LO'fE  Out of 23,701 answers to ' a^ New  Orleans newspaper's question, what  is love?" came these nine prize winners.  1 Love is the doorway through  which the human soul passes from  selfishness into service, and irom  ������ol'-tude into kinship with all human-  -:.y. Mrs  Anderson  Haley,     Mobile,  Alta.  2 Love is a chisel that carves into  soft outlines, that granite block ot  stern reality.-Mrs, W. P. O'loole,  New Orleans, La.  3 Love is what makes red hair  golden, and white hair silver ana no  hair a noble brow.���������Mrs Albert God-  cheaux, New Orleans, La.  4 Love is the gentle art of being  v<*_y miserable in a perfectly happy  fashion.���������H.'C. Delcourt, Houma, .La.  r.ove's like a well, and a deep one--  A fact you have noticed no acuot,  it's easy enough to fall into���������  But, hard as the duece to  --1.11a Beutly Arthur, New Orleans  La.  6. Love���������a song ,music by -.atner,  words by mother,���������George Grown* nd,  i Arabi,   La.  7. The thing that thro .\ s a halo  r round duty, makes poverty endurable, lightens burdons that would  otherwise crush, nad makes any fo-ir  walls a home.���������Mrs V. L. Crawford  Meridian, Miss.  S. Love is a perfume you cannot pour . on others  without  getting  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE        ������  -INANCE     DEPARTMENT  Ottawa  WMnt  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap powe?  ,   or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  i^tne district, and industries already established,        Jj  MOSAIC   I.-StiASK   Or1 ��������� POTATOES  The Mosaic  a   few   drops   on   yourself.���������Mi Id rod  Lllincoe,  Wisksburg,  Miss.  9.    Love  is       a     bank  notwithstanding     frequent  has  never  been   forced   to  '.'oors.���������Jennie  N.   Wheless,  City, La.  wherein  panics,  close   its  Travers  disease is seen in to-|  mafo  leaves when the plants  bout a foot high or later.  a leaf spot or  One of the most distinguished incidents of Dr. Zimmerman's lite was  the summons which he received to axiom! the Kaiser during his recent illness. One day the Kaiser said to hi.,  eminent physician:" You have 1 presume, Sir, helped many a man  th_   other    world?"    Any   ordina.y  are a-  ,-  ..        It is not|  blight but consists of I  a general unhealthy condition of the;  leaves, indicated by light or yellow-'  ish  green  areas  with     dark    green,  normal   areas   between.    Since     the  lighter parts.are not so vigorous, the  normal healthy areas    grow    faster,  thus producing an irregular or blistory   effect.       Diseased     p bints     are  weaker than healthy plants and s-ot  less  fruit.'  This is not a serious disease generally, but it prevalent enough in a  number of cases    each    year,    and  Tho president of the company  stopped to speak to old George. "How  goes it?" he asked, genially. "Fair to  middlin', sir," George answered. And  he continued to curry-comb a bay  horse. "Me an' this here boss,"  George said suddenly, has worked  for your firm sixteen year." Well,  well," said the president, thinking a  little guiltily of George's salary.  "And I suppose you are pretty highly  valued, George, eh?" "H'm", said  George, "the both of us was took sick  last week, and they got a doctor for  he boss, but they just docked my pay.  See menow about that Insurance 'i  -���������"FIRP.-  (3 C-  a      ������  1���������v  K  J A  I have a large ancl^splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale atjow prices.,  Finest quality.  ���������_������  sums*  _E__i  ���������H _nV_.rf.nCi_ '-;'������������������>-���������  f  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, & C.  KMIOMf^ll  MMm__B_'TI_lliK -T-T~   J_l WI'IHUMI 111"  w/vriT������������_f_  wi ���������*������ ������*r rmMnwuvn  1^1������$-*.|$_!_&!0!3i_ _1^ _r-.:':..A/^^^.!.-.vJ-���������^ --.^.; o-te^as������,^  :; ."....'-..'..": : AnAAAA  K?____a__i"_';__r_vr_:H^  t_____Mt____������f_tK?W-W_^  IRHIfflM  *fJ*  ������_ram������__������ Kiwg___r__c___j_ftj __Hot__  otsfo  .er sons  istnct  one magnificently in senain  e freedom an*  .&.!  J'"  -BOLL OF H0N0B  r  _!���������  Unveiled With the   JVaines   of  More Than Seventy Names  .February 6th,-1916.  Rev. J. L. Campbell of the  Presbyterian Church on Sunday  February 6tli unveiled a roll of  honor in respect and memory to  the volunteers and soldiers who  have gone to the front from  Abbotsford and district. The  text from which he spoke was  "Greater love hath no man  than this, that he lay down his  life for his friend," and as an illustration the famous painting  "The Great Sacrifice" was used.  The.roll contains'over seventy  names., the first seven named  having already given their lives  for 'King and Country.'  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed.  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  H. R. Gray, killed.  E. 0. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. F. Green, killed.  F. Brown, invalided.  H.  Grimley.  A. Teng.  A. Hill-Tout.  L. Trethewey.  J. Fraser,  C. T. McPhee.  S. McPhee.  C. Hulton-Harrop.  G. E. Hayes.'  M. Rhodes.  A. Hicks.  0. Hicks.  Chas. Wooler.  G. Gough,  A. R. Flummerfelt.  J. Kirkbride.  A. C. Dudden.  D. G-eddes.  II. Johnston.  P. J. McLagan.  J. Hands.  S. Knott.  W. Laird.  H. Gordon. .  A. G. Adams.  G. N. Gillett.  J. Aitken.  O. Kidwell, killed.  R. Hughes.  T. Usher.  T. Perks.  A. Pegram.  B. Pottinger.  B. W. S-uthera.  E. A. Chapman.  M. W. Copeland.  A. Mallalue  A. Healey.  J. Welch.  A. A. Fermortr.  T. Donnelly.  E. Anderton.  A. A. F.  Callan.  J. Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Peters.  T. Davis.  T. Mawson.  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  Henry Knox.  Fred Knox.  R. Smart.  S. Finch.  W. Bowman.  E. Chamberlain.  K. Huggard.  J. Munro.  T. Smeeton.  A. Williams.  J. McCormack.  John Gillen.  ��������� Hilliard Boyd.  D. Campbell  J.'Downie.  Percy Wilson.  Manlius Zeigler'  Ed Barrett. '   ,  V. Hulton-Harrop.  W. Campbell.  Stewart McGillivray.-  E. B. de la Giroday  Jack Parton  1-1. Skipworth  R. Ramsay  A.  Mitchell.  Peter Pearson.  ���������   Geo'. Sharp.  F. Beale.  H. Arnold.  Tom Campbell.  Robt. Sim.  PI. Skipworth.  J. 0. Williams.  Ernest Gazley.  ' Clarence Gazlej-".  Andy Ellwood.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair.  Albert Davenport.  Joe. King.  Guthrie King.  Matt Nelson.  Matt Higginson.  The   following   have   recently  listed for overseas service:  Robert Gillen  Frank McCallum  Walker Wallace  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  I-I. McKinnon  Kenneth McGilivray.  I-I. Green  A. A. Fermor  en-  ���������are we, who are left be  towards the Canadian  rseas service.  Fund, as our share  e sacrifice of those who have  or. en-  ive a mommy sudsc  ���������_v  ^Ijl^ppp^ppiPPPPPlil  R&SB  s������j������Sifl_Sl^w^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFOBD, B. C.  ������ _ ��������� ^*u&r ���������  For Hams, Bacon, Smoked Fish, Labrador Herring and  Salt Cod  Choicest Meats Always on Hand  PIONEER MEAT MARKET  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Closes  cifCI  J_sJ?tLlI  iinffiTiiHii,f-Tr"-"l"'''w-'JI" >"-"****  Alterations or correction* in listings in the telephone directory  should be arranged for during tho next two weeks.  If you contemplate putting in a telephono, do it now, and have  jour name listed in the next issue.  YOU ADVERTISE?     There is no better medium in circulation  on tlie Lower Mainland.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  THE,    MINISTER     OF     FINANCE  REQUESTS   ���������  THE    PEOPLE    OF    CANADA    TO  BEGIN NOW  TO   SAVE   MONEY    FOR   THE  EXT WAR LOAN  JAM. S.  1917  DEPARTMENT Of FINANCE  OTTAWA  ���������-"  ���������K^*^*S4  WILL HINDENBURG  SHOOT THE KAISER  If there is a revolution In Germany,  It will be led by Hlndenburg.  This is the astounding statement  made to me the other day by a neutral military attache with the German  Army who has just come from German Headquarters on urgent private  business to London for a few days.  What I say is a fact" he continued.  "If the Hohenzollern dynasty is to be  overthrown, Hindenburg is the man  who will overthrow it, and before  the war is over you may see Plind-  enburg the first President of the  United German States Republic."  I expressed my anxiety to hear  his reasons for this astonshing forecast of events.  RIPE FOR REVOLT  "Well" explained the attache,"you  see, Germany is ripening for a revolution. That you have heard; but Germany is riper for revolt than many  people imagine.    It   is   not   merely  that the mass of the people are suffering greatly, and are growing daily  more anxious for peace. However  great, their suffering and- discontent,  the masses in Germany would never  dare break into open revolt. There  might be riots ,but these would easily  be quelled by the military authorities.  "But It is not the masses alone who  are discontented in Germany. The  wealthy middle class'are in an even  groatcr state of anger and relentless-  no-is than the masses. Now, wealthy  merchants and bankers are not ��������� the  sort of persons to sit tamely down  and watch their businesses rapidly  dwindling away without making  themselves heard. I happen to know  that a couple of weeks ago there was  a privite meeting of some of the  most influential commercial and business mon of Berlin.  "The gathering was held at the  house of Herr Ballin, the great filliping magnate. Herr Ballin is one of  the Kaiser's most intimate friends,  but Herr Ballin is also a "business  man, and his vast    private   interests  ABBOTSFORD,  i_i eroiry raspwrt.    The hssc __  ef wia������3, liquor  RATfifi.  $18������  TO   $!������������������.. PB������   ������AY  ffi_Sad������__������_  To Husband*:-  No woman can keep house except with Pure  Le������9& Groceries are always Fre  LEE,   Gr������cer   ami  are of much more concern to him  than his friondshp with the lihnpor-  or.  "'Our loyalty to the Emperor has  cost us half'our fortune, already," ho  said. Wo shall not allow it. to ��������� cost  us the other half." A resolution was  passed at the meeting v to send the  followng message , to the Kaiser,  which reached him at headquaters  whilst there: "Win the war or end  the war."  THE ONE MAN  "And if the Kaiser won't win the  war and won't end it, you mean that  there will be a revolution in Germany?" I suggested to   the   attache.  "Wait," he replied, "for a moment.  I am coming to that. I believe that  there would be a revolution in Germany .tomorrow but to the one fact���������  that no revolution in any country,  least of all in Germany , is possible  that is not supported, .by the army,  and. the only man who the Army  would follow in a revolt against the  Emperor .would be Hindenburg.  "Von Hindenburg is at the pinnacle of his popularity.,, He is the idol  of the German people.' For everyone  who displays a Kaiser button on his  coat twenty wear .a Hindenburg button. All the successes that have attended the German.arms���������and these  successes have, of course, been magnified tenfold in their completeness  and importance to. the German people���������have been scored by the German idol. And if Hindenburg is an  idol to the civil population- in Germany, he is something even more to  the rank and file of the German army.  To the soldiers he is something like  a god. Officers of the German Headquarters have told me that when  messages from Hindenburg to the  troops are read to them on parade  they are received with the wildest  cheering, whilst messages from their  King-Emperor are now often received with no greater demonstration  than the official salutes that must  be made when a message is given to  the sildiers from the Kaiser.  HINDENBURG WAS THERE  "This popularity of Hindenburg���������a  popularity far greater than the Kaiser ever posssscd���������is a most significant thing, and its significance has  not been lost on the Kaiser and the  Imperial Family. Its significance  consists of the fact that it makes a  revolution possible provided it is led  by Hindenburg.  "Up to a couple of months ago  there was not a shadow of reason to  suspect that Hindenburg was not as  he still pretends to be���������the most  zealous, loyal, and devoted officer  of his Emperor. Just-now I told you  of a meeting of merchants and bankers held at Herr Ballin's house. Well  two days later a few of them met  again at - the residence of Herr  Kruniper, a wealthy banker and a  noted Republican leader. The meeting was strictly private, and what  exactly took place is not known; but  I heard on the most reliable authority that Hindenburg was present, and  that tho prospect of a revolt against  tho Hohenzollern dynasty and tho establishment of a Ropublic in Germany was definitely discussed.  "That the Kaiser heard of Hlnden-  bur'gs presence at this.meeting is certain, and he was promptly summoned  to the royal presence to explain his  presence at a meeting at the house of  a notorious Republcan.  "I was told by an equarry who was  present at the Interview between the  old general and his Emperor that the  former apparently satisfied tho Kaiser by saying, with a laugh: "Your  Majesty, Herr Krumper the banker is  a friend of mine.  I know nothing of Herr Krumper the  Rpublican.  "But," said the equerry, "I will tell  you this .nuch���������the Kaiser was not  satisfied with this explanation, and  he is now watching Von Hindenburg  as closely as a cat watches a mouse.  You may see Hindenburg dismissed  from the army any day.  WHAT MAY HAPPEN  "And if Hindenburg goes there will  be no revolution?" I said, as the attache paused.  "Nut linden burg won't go," replied  tho attache, "for the simple! reason  that the Kaiser would now hi! afraid  to dismiss him. It might precipitate  a. revolution. IJut the l.mporor knows  now quite well tho danger .that ihre'i-  tons the Hohenzollern dynasty. As  affairs now stand, that, danger will bo  come imminent should even a partial  collapse of the Gorman resistance occur on tho Western front. That  would give Hindenburg and the Republicans the opportunity that they  are now waiting for.'  "And then?" I asked.  "To the German people Hindenburg could, in event of-a collapse on  Western front," replied the attache,  "present himself as the man who  could not only have avoided defeat,  but could have achieved victory, only  he was hampered and interfered with  by the Emepcror. In such circumstances Hindenburg .might lead a  complete and immediatelyl snccosr.lul  revolt against the Imperial dynasty.  "Remember, onco a revolution starts  it spreads like wildfire, and directed  by a ruthless leader like Hindenburg,  a<revolt in Germany against ths Hohenzollern dynasty would be carried  out with a completeness that would  almost be certain to involve the execution of the Emperor. Such a revolution, however, would not mean an  immediate collapse of the German resistance.  Hindenburg would probably  utter morn than a few words to the  troops, and then road .off, bidding  lU-Kleirbiirg accompany him. Hin-  dinilnirg was also to havo addressed  fh'o troops, but the Kaiser would not  permit him to do so.  "In tho decline of his popularity  wilh Iho Army the Kaiser sees the  whole foundation on which his dynasty depends, crumbling away. In  the popularity of.his general with tho  troops ho sees sign of a new power  that will replace the Hohenzollerns."  "Certainly,"'said the disagreeable  bachelor, "Otherwise they would be  alive yet."  gE_]_TIiH_I^^  ft  J  . H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phoce Connection. Mission City  S3.  IB  SI  ij _fr__3_J_ 0_S___3l_8l������  _ii_^BB__g__t  attempt to carry    on  the   Avar for a  HUGH Mcj  General Blacksmith  And llorseshoer  short time; but ere the Allies reached j  German soil Hindenburg would sue:  for peace, lay blame for it on the I  Emperor, and secure for himself and !  new German Republic the best terms  he could.  ROBBED OF HIS  POWER  The situation of the Emperor grows  worse daily.    Nothing is more    noticeable and oblivious���������than his loss  of popularity with the _.vu:y.  "There have beeu occasion:, when  flic. Emperor has been received by  the troops, paraded before him at  headquarters prior to their departure  for the fighting line, in absolute silence instead of the spontaneous  cheers that in the early days of the  war would always greet him on such  occasions.   .  "On one occasion not long since  a general commanding a division  gave orders to the troops to cheer  directly the Emperor came on tho  parade ground. The troops obeyed  tho order reluctantly tind wilh half-  he.'.rtedness that was all tho more noticeable on account of tremendous  and spontaneous cheers they accorded to Hindenburg when he arrived  the- Kaiser at this that he declined to  shortly afterwards.    So  furious  was  _a-.-na-.--e and Repair Work of  all Kinds  A-tomobile Repair Work.  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. O.  './-���������.'"���������'..''������������������-������������������N.. **-^.  ������������������,_"'w*V'V.   *>-*  LIVERY, AUTO  fiMB STABLES  D. 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