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 ..I  1{  W-  '������������������������  m  'LLIU-.  T'*f-'~"-  Vol. XIII., No.-19  ith which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Mai-  111.ni ��������� ��������� ���������- j_    ���������-'_"   ''*"       "' *     ���������"���������������������������--���������- ( ���������  ABBOTSFOUD. B, C.   FRIDAY,   MARCH 16 1917  '������������*>8   .   $1.00 per Year  Vol. I.  Our Cloorts arc Lhe Best  No 20  of   Package  New GARDEN SEEDS are now in.     Buy  while our Stock is complete.  We have the leading Brands  Seeds:  Steele Briggs <fe Co.  McKenzie9 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 and 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.  The sad news oC Pto Jolin Gillen  killccl in action was recoied here by  his mother, and many friends Pte.  John Gillen was a favorite among the  younk people, always having a pleasant .sialic and word. He was one of  the first to enlist from the Young  People's Society and will, be sadly  missed by all. The public of our  town and district sympathize deeply  with his mother and sisters. Another brother is serving his country.  On Friday night three of .our soldier boys, Ptes. Gillen, McOa'llum and  Wallace came home for their last  leave. On Thursday morning they  left for Vancouver from whence their  battalion the 231st is expected to  leave at any time. Many[ friends  wished them god-bye and good luck  and we all hope to welcome them  back gladly again    '  Miss Rosilda Zeigler left for Vancouver on Thursday morning  A good attendance of the ladies aid  was present at'Mrs Ware's on Wednesday and the next meeting will be  two weeks from that day at the home  of Mrs. Loney.  The services last Sunday were con  ducted 'by Mr. Miller of Clayburn in I  MT  LEHMAN Jtlfil*) CROSS  There was a god attendance at the  annual meeting and electin of officers  of the Mt. Lehman Red Cress held in  the Orange Hall on Tuesday afternoon, March G-. Considerable interest was shown in the business transacted and after a spirited competition the .following ladies were appointed to the various offices for the  ensuing year: President, Mrs. R. Owen; secretary-treasurer; Miss Hattie  Lehman; Mrs G. McCallum is to have  charge of wool; Miss K. Lehman is to  be purchaser of goods/ "���������  A social meeting will be held at  Mrs. R. Owen's on the first Tuesday  in April when it is hoped that as  many ladies as possible will attend.  A social and dance in aid of funds  will be held in the Orange hall, on  Friday evening, March 16. Ah endeavor is being made ,to get Capt.  Carelton, who was here with Sergt  Wells to be present and give a lecture  with lantern slides of war pictures.  All are urged to turn out and help  the ladies to do their bit in providing comforts for our brave .boys at  the front.  Mr and-Mrs. Sandy Gillis, paid a  hying trip to Clayburn on Thursday  to see the latest arrival in the per  ducted hy Mr. miner in owjuu.������ ...��������� sQn Qf a bouncing baby girl at. the  the morning and by Mrs. McKay who j q������ Mf ������������������ and   Mnj_ Jamea    jic-  ������������������-,.^   ci   vow.. intp.T-PRtine   missionary , .��������� ,  gave a very- interesting missionary  address in the evening The services  next Sabbath will be conducted by Mr  Bruce. ' '  Echren  Gazley Block  ^^in^msg^^-mms^m^srrm^^ip^^wmi  IF YOU WERE  If you were busy being kind,  Before you knew it, you would find  You'd soon forget to think 'twas true  That someone was;unknd to you  If you were busy being glad,  And cheering people who are sad,  Although your heart might ache a bitj  *ibu'd soon forget to notice it.  If you were busy being good,  And doing just the best you could,  You'd not have time to blame some  man  Who's doing just tho best he can.  If you  were busy being true,  To what you know you ought to do  You'd )be so busy you'd forget  The blunders of the folks'you've'mot  If you were busy being ri^ht,  You'd find yourself to busy quite  To critize your neighbor long,  Because he's busy being wrong.  a telegram to my wife, but I'm broke  Be a good fellow and prepay it for  me."  Garrison took the message and  glanced at t.      It read:  "Cook up everything you've got in  the house today. I'm coming home  tomorrow to hock the stove."  Garrison sent the message.  Prevention  of   Coal   Shortage  This winter we have had a coal  "famine" and that suffering has accompanied the shortage of this necessity is undeniable. Average citizen  has a notoriously short memory,  but now, is the time to impress upon  the    suf-  Noies From Hatzic  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Moody spent  ���������tli early part of the week here.  Deep regret is felt throughout this  district over the sad death of Mr.  Tom Wilson, Provincial Etomologist.  Mr. Wlson paid frequent visits to  "-latzic and was well and favorably  known, His familar figure will be  mised along the hghways.  Mr. Wagger who has been spending the winter in Southern California, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.  \Y. Stratton for a few days of last  week while enroute to his home, in  Lethbridge, Alta.  Miss Grace Noble spent the weekend with relatives in Vancouver.  A dainty afternoon tea was successfully held at the residence of  Mrs. A. S. Henry on Thursday  afternoon., The fish-pond was a  centre of interest to all who attended  and some wonderful catches have  . been reported. Although it may  seem incredible, and we have every  reason to believe it to be true, some  of the anglers were actually seen  getting - bottles���������sh!���������the regular  sized, likely looking kind that you  often see Jiggs toting around on his  hipp. But listen! There wasna a  drappie of goats-milk in them, No  Sir,  honest to goodness.    Treat this  Mr. Joe Czar formerly of this place  but now of New Westminster, was  here making a final shipment of his  household goods to the latter place.  Mr. Frank O'Neil and Mr. C. Kiss-  ner were on business to Vancouver  last week.  Miss Beatrice Smith often goes to  school by way of the local which never' fails to be late when Miss Smith  wishes ot get there in time for the  morning session.  A surprise given on Mr. and Mrs.  R. J. Fellows last Friday evening  was one of the best ever held in this  community. Those in attendance  report a very enjoyable time was  spent.  Mrs. Albert Johnson spent last  week visiting freinds in Mission City.  Mr. John Geddes is now chief  cook and chore boy on Bothomley  ranch while the proprietor, Mr. Cras  Bothamly, is in Vancouver on business.He was accompanied by _ Mr.  C. Allen who has spent the wister  here with him.  Mr. Hamilton Read and Wmfred  Smith spent the week here, they are  both from Vancouver.  MISSION CITY LOCALS  THE  WORD   KAISER.  him that , in many cases  fering was due to lack of    foresight.  in Canada many people buy in small! vinegar brewed    on  '���������'���������-- - I"I -..       ������>.l,.     nn/i Inn 1 f j   -"-. , _ 4.1,  .;onfidential-  it was homemade .elder  the    premises:  quantiues-ollen only one    ton.    I    ThQSe whQ were thug    fortunate    in  for any cause there is a shor ago oi   thcir fishi       it ig needlesg    to    say.  ol  coal      improvident    householders   d     not imbibe but    appeased    their  demand that tno coal dealers do the  impossible, namely, that they supply  ��������� appetites with the   more   delectable  The word "Kaiser," says    an    exchange, is coming to have as "-evil    a  significance to-day as the    name    of  Napoleon had for certain of our ancestors. Nurses, we have good authority, used to frighten    children    into  obdience by threats of "Boisey," who  took i lace of    more    familiar    and  effective nursery    bogeys.     Just  the same way I have heard I   naughty j  youngsters threatened witih the    im-'  niinent appearance of thei "Keyser."  The habit of attributing -minor misfortunes to a far-off merrface is    one  which    grows,    and,    nat.'urally,   .develops into quaint and    'unconscious  absurdities.    The other 'day,  for instance, a clothes-prop gPi've away and  a lot of clean linen was. dumped    on  to a patch of very damp and mudcJy  grass.    And  the atteiulant laundry-  woman said, as she wont to put matters right, "Dash that, Keyser!"' And  she���������st:id it without a sm.'.h;.  fuel that    is.   unobtainable.    Where  as had  they purchased  coal  in    the  summer or autumn, there would  ample supplies available.  While    some    large      consumers,  such      as     ���������manufacturers,      cannot  ntorc   a   six   months'   supply,     most  im  bins   or   with   enlarged   bins,     store  in j coal  to meet requirements  till arch  or April.  we have had    two  youngsters threatened witih the. J^l^^lSno^'TfirsL'  in    1901���������02,  the  year of  the  coal  miners'  strike  WAS UP AGAINST IT.  and second, this year, when the severity of the weather and the    extraordinary prosperity in    the    United  States caused an unprecedented congestion of freight.    A survey of conditions in the United States    demon-j  strated that in the, future there will!  be more coal "famines" than in    thei  pat   ad   there   is   onlly   one   remedy  BUY YOUR COAL IN THIS SUMMER.!  IF YOU HAVE    NOT    SUFFICIENT!  STORAGE,  ENLARGE  YOUR COAL  BIN.  comestibles at hand.    The    proceeds  . amounted to $18.50 which sum will  .    ! be given to the   Prisoners    of   War  ! Fund adopted by the local institute.  .   Mr. T. Catherwood has been confined to the house with a severe cold.  Mr. Wm. Ritchie spent a few days  of last week at the coast.  Messs E. McTaggart and J.  Lawrence were in Vancouver  Tuesday interviewing the C.P.R.  regards to better facilities here  The Patriotic Committee of  Women's Institute will hold tea and  sale of home-made candy at the residence of Mrs. W.H. Stratton on  Thursday afternoon, March< 22nd,  from 2.30 till 5 P.M. a picture-show  for the children will also be given,  ad mission, lOcf. Ereyone Is welcome.  Remember the date.  H.  on  in  tlie  AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION.  Going into a telegraph office    one  day Snapper Garrison,    the    jockey,  saw an old sporting friend euga god in  writing a   telegram.  Be a good fellow and  "Garrison," he said, "I'm. sending  In addition to selling the small  fruits of the Creston district and the  apples, etc., from tho Nelson section  the O. U. G. is now endeavoring, it is  reported to handle the .1917 strawberries of Gordon Head and Keatings  on Vancouver Island.  For the third time in one afternoon  the lady found her new maid fast  asleep in the kitchen easy chair.  "What, asleep again?" she said  "when I. engaged you you said you  were never tired."  ,"f know I did," the maid answered,  'but I should be if I didn't sleep."  Mr. J. O'Neil was at the coast on  Wednesday.  Mr. King of King-Beach, has a fine  new  Maxwell.  Mr. E. Buckerfield spent the week  end at the coast.  Mrs. J. A. Lampard spent the week  end at the coast.  ..   Mr.   A.   H.   Nicholson  was  at  the  coast on Saturday.  Tupper says, 'I am not getting  'tony' just an office.'  J. A. L. says 'that does look like  me' and laughs; then quotes Burns.  Mr. Wm. Atkinson of Chilliwack  spent Wednesday evening in Mission  City.  Mr. J. E. Harris returned Friday  from the coast where he was in the  hospital.  The government is busy building  the stairs up the hill on Wclton St.  to   the   schools.        l   t  Sergt Atherton has again joined up  ancl leaves on Sunday for tho front.  This time with the Foresters,  The funeral of Sergt.-Major and  Mrs. Linden's little boy took place to  Hatzic cemetery on Sunday last.  The government is seriously considering not granting marriage licences to "fit" young men, except on  condition that they enlist.  A general meeting of the Agricultural Association will be held in the  council chambers on March 24 th at  8 P. M., business Important.  J. A. Bates, editor of ye journal  attended the meeting of the Canadian Press Association, held at Victoria on Monday and Tuesday of this  week.  MATSQUI   COUNCIL  The regular monthly meeting of  the,Council was held in the Municipal Hall, Mt. Lehman, on Saturday, March  3rd,  1917.  The Reeve presided, with all members present.; .  The minutes of February 9th and  the special meeting of February24th.  were on motion adopted as read.  Tenders were received for work on  Clearbrook Rbard:  Dan Coombs $165.00'E. W. Mouldey.  $165 00. For work on Huntingdon  Road: A. F. Welch, $258.00 D.  Coombs 325.00; C. E.'Cophart, $340.  For work on Le Feuvre road south:  M. Phil,'$572.00.    Laid over.  Moved by Coun. Phinney, sec. by  Coun. Melander ancl carried that the  Clearbrook road contract be awrded  to E. W. Mouldey for $165.00, and  the Huntingdon road contract to A.  F. Welch for $2 58.00.  The municipality will    pay    its  membership fee of $20 to the U. M.  C. B. ' ,  It was  moved by Coun.  Melander  and seconded by Coun. Owen and car.  ried that the municipal rate of wages  for labor commencing at this date be  GO  cents per hour for teamster and  team and 4 5<? per hour for teamster .  ! and one horse and 30 cents per hour  I for  labor and 32 1-2  cents per hour  ( for powder man, hook tender or foreman  Phinney-Aish from January 1, the  locai Red Cross society's . monthly  grant be $8.  The honor rolls' hanging in the municipal schools will be framed, the  school board undertaking the work  Owon-Aish and carried that in  view of the probable shortage of labor on the coast, it is necessary that  no bonus be offered to carry any laborer to outside points ancl the Matsqui council hereby requests similar,  motions from surrounding municipalities be passed in support of tho a-  bove. .,  On motion the Matsqui council re  quests the provincial government a  noil tax be imposed on all aliens, Asiatics and other foreigners who do  not' otherwise pay real or personal  property tax, either to municinpalit-  ies or the provincial government and  the clerk send a copy to surrounding  district councils for endorsation ���������  A. Calder will be notified to move  back his fence alng the Aberdeen  road south at once, as the council is  prepared to improve the road.  Tenders are invited for fencing the  Municipal Hall grounds with pickets, east and Both and eight No 9  wires on the north and west.  Coun. Melander was granted an ap-   ���������  propriation of $200 on the Aberdeen  road south.  Ward 2 was allowed $350 for general repairs, road grading.etc; $200  for gravel at Bradner and authorized  to call for tenders for tho following  work: Grading and reducing grade ot  hill on Coghlan road 10 chains; grading Dennison road north of B. C.  13. Railway 8 chains; grading and  and stumping Township Line road  west 8 chains and grading and stumping Bradner road north 20 chains.  Coun   Owen    was    authorized    to  make a diversion of the Phillips hill,  and  that H.  R. Phillips bo allowed  $40 for improvements on    the    said  road. ' ���������    ������ "'  Coun. Phinney is to havo an appro  priation of $100 for the Gatcnby road  and $50 for the Fuller road.  Jos. Frederickson and John Olson  are to be paid the sum of $30 on tho  completion of a ditch three feet deep  with sloping sides on tho south side  of the Harris road running east from  the Skouge road 160 rods. The cost  will be divided between Wards 3 and  Coun.   Aish  will   call  for  tenders  for  opening   a  portion   of   the  Fire  Coun. Owen gave notice of motion  that he would on April 7 introduce  a   Revenue  and  Trade  Licence  By-  On   motion  the   council  then  ad-  law. ,    .    .,      .  journed to meet in the Agricultural  iiiall Gifford  on Saturday, March  17  at 9:30 a. m.  "Widowhood makes a woman unselfish."  "Why so?"  "Because she ceases to look out  for No. 1 and begins to look out for  No. 2." '   ...J ME*ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B.  v.  a  6  Wntiilito  mn������)>> <i&\i������*i**i  THE ABEOTSFORD 'POST       |  ru Mis tied    every    Friday ' by    the    Posi|  .   Publi.Hlni'fcf CompjMiy. i  A weekly .'Journal de.-otcd-to tlie'lnter-,  esta or Abbots 10 I'd and auu "'riding district.  Advertising Rates made knew t' application.        J.KOAL ADVERTISING���������12'cents  per  lino I'or liral iiisi.;rUon, uiul 8 oent.s -a<iiiic  Cur all subsequent consuuutivo insertions.1  Our Shibboleth���������Neither for nor-affln'  tho   U-overuiiioiit.  FRIDAY,   MARCH   1 G, ,1917.  NOTU   AND   COMMENT.  EOTSFOUD   DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  President, iEfope Alanson   Secretary, N: Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C. .   f-  Meeting Meld First Monday of Each Month  ��������� ������������������ ���������'������������������������������������������     "������������������*"��������� iwigjH  , Write-the secretary regardingmanufacturing sites  wiUh^exodledshi^iiUg facilities and <okeap power  ���������of integration a-ega^diwg Jthe farm and fruit lands of  tfhje .dteict> ac'd 'mctoistories already estabftshed,  t  IS  !l  What is a Nationalized Government?  ^^  Quebec's idea of a Nationalized  Government is much different from  that of Ontario. But what about the  unvarnished idea of    the    Socialist?  We all enjoyed the reading of''Mr.  ���������Blakemore's editorial comment, and  showed our ��������� appreciation by often  quoting the "Week".-  There is a chance after all that if  some people .can't make both ends?  moot that somo will will be able to  make one end potatoes. The Canadian government will not , put a;-  ombargo on potatoes���������at least \-.u\,  'for the present.  TUIOIS*   AND   NOW  The modern Huns .(if. they 'can be  olated. territory -conceded and tri-  styled as modern) differ very little  from'the Hush of ascient days, who  were under'tlie leadership'of Attilla  In perusing-an [article on the life of   every side."  The ancient    Huns    al-  'butes .pai'd to the conqueror, we find  on the plains of iilarne in a battle  with the Romans the .Huns were  routed on every side'and Attila escaped with difficulty. The present  day Huns under "Attil 1.1." have  followed put the example set by the  first Attilia.' The tide is now turning  aud the day is not far distant when  the new-s-will be (lashed tar and wide  that they too have been    routed    on  The soldier goes to the front and  leaves his wife and bairns to the  Under mercies of those-who s'a'y ;u  h-.iud. What wili he say vin'it ii<>  comes home and finds out tl;:'.r  some people do not believe -in the  P-.vcriocic Fund, and do not give?  Attilia, we find that the chief delight  of this leader-was'to pillage and destroy cites .and to day'waste thecoun-  .try. For a timoall went well, but  after-a'number.of cities'hud been des-  though pursued as far as the Rhine  were allowed to'ret urn and in a year  following'the'battie Attila had recov-  'ered'his strength ancl again commenced  his '" work    of    devastation.  Dee me now  ibout that Insui."ance.  o        ������  T  ~\  .'iLi->*������ a*   I���������A\~>  I have a large and .splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at.low prices.  Finest quality. ,  .IS. a  Abbotsford  nut Iho history of (lit:  will   differ     in     one'   re  Allies will see to it that  present  pod.  the    I  age| of   will   never   again   ha.vo   strongth  Tho; i.-iumgli   to  commence  their  barbaric  Inns j  Toddie Roosevelt kicked ag:iii.i.  "the conditions-as they , were; Joe  Martin conducted-a campaign.against  tlie railways in B. C. Somehow reformers are not '-always appreciated.'  A man may be great in "his own opinion, but what of tho'public;  The fruit growing-season'is again  approaching. Are the/fruitgrowers  any better organized than they-were  last .year? The system of "help  yourselves ladies and -gentlemen"  after shipment, does not always  bring-the dollars rolling the fruitgrower's way.  "United we stand, divided we fall"  The workers to-day are more united  than fifty years ago! Consequence,  better conditions and higher pay.  The bright sunny days'remind one  of.the conditions of the back-yard���������  how about the winter's ashes and  others things?  The spring poet'must have  a natural death. So far we  had no contributions.\  died  have  Being of a rather economical  turn of mind a publisher of a weekly  in Alberta is using the pages of T.E's.  catalogue for wrapping his papers  and the other evening as we were  taking the mail out of our P. O. box  a lady says, "Oh, I had one of those  catalogues the other clay."  Hogs reached the $14.35 mark  last week, which i3 somewhat of a  record. A year ago they Were hovering, around ?9.30. Truly the-war  is working great changes, for the  hog, which in past years has been  looked upon as being of "a'low-order,  is now able to hold its'hea'dup with  an air of distinction and gaze with  contempt upon "those to whom .pork  has now 'become a luxury.���������Ex.  One reason the War'Loans ;of Canada have been-such a success is'that  almost every paper yoxi'pick up these  days calls to the attention of "Investors" the'a'dvantagc of purchasing.  Everybody knows about'the next-War  Loan.  A slacker should be'branded as  slacker th world over:���������Ex.  William Blakemore, 'mining engineer, publisher of The Week, leading citlzon of Victoria, platform  orator and a fearless advocate tff  progress, and a bitter critic of sham,  died last Sunday morning at his  homo In the Capital City of heart  disease. A protege in politics of tlie  great Chamberlain while he was  a young man in England, reared in  the atomsphere of the Iron and coal  industry of his native home, a lover  of books and a reader of the best  that was written. Mr. Blakemore was  in a class by hlniH'jlf as cosmopolitan  fjtb-.en of Canada and a woker In the  I-ubllc anairs of British Columbia,  A trenchant and clasc.ic "writer, with  the world as his subject," his front  page of comment In the Woek was  road with interest and pleasure by  the people of the old world as well  as the New. There was only one  Blakemore, one Blakemore stylo in  writing, one Blakemoro personality.  There will never be another. From  his point of view ho worked for the  best Interests of the country and he  ���������worked intelligently and effectively.  He wll be missed and mourned. May  his ashes rest in  peace.���������Kamloops  Standad.  Issue of $lSOJO.0'���������iO-00 S-% Bonds Maturing 1st March,  Payable at par at Ottawa, Halifax, St John, Gharlottetown, Montreal, Toronto,  Winnipeg, Regina,,Calgary, Victoria, and at the Agency of  the-Bank-of Montreal, New York City.  INTEREST 'PAYABLE HALF-YEARLY, 1st MARCH,' 1st SEPTEMBER.  "PRINCIPAL AND1 INTEREST PAYABLE IN GOLD.  <ufr '  A FULL HALF-YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAID ON 1st SEPTEMBER, 1917.  THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOAN WILL BE USED FOR WAR PURPOSES ONLY.  The Minister of Finance offers .herewith, on behalf  of the Government, the above-named Bonds for Subscription. at'9G, ^payable as follows:���������  10 per cent on application;  30      " 16th April, 1917;  30      " 15th May, 1917;  -26       " loth June, 1917.  The'total allotment-of bonds of this issue will be limited  to one. hundred and fifty million dollars, exclusive of  the amount (if any) paid for by the surrender of bonds  as the equivalent of cash under the terms of the War  Loan prospectus of 22nd November, 1915.  The instalments may be .paid in full on the 16th day of  ���������April, 1917, or on any instalment due date thereafter, under  discount at -the rate -of, four per cent per annum. All  payments are 'to be made."to a chartered bank for the  credit of the Minister of Finance. Failure to pay any  instalment when due will render previous payments liable  to forfeiture and the allotment to cancellation.  Subscriptions, accompanied by a deposit of ten per  cent of the amount subscribed, must be forwarded through  the medium of a chartered bank. Any branch in Canada  of any chartered'bank will receive'subscriptions and issue  provisional Teceipts.  This loan is authorized under Act of the Parliament  of Canada, and both principal and interest will be a  charge upon the Consolidated Revenue Fund.  Forms of application may be obtained from any branch  in Canada of any chartered bank and at the office of any  Assistant Receiver General in Canada.  Subscriptions must be for even hundreds of dollars.  In case of partial allotmeritsthe surplus deposit will be  applied towards payment of the amount due on the  April instalment.    .  Scrip certificates, non-negotiable or payable to bearer  in accordance with the choice of the applicant; for  registered or bearer bonds, will be issued, after allotment,  in exchange for the provisional receipts.  When the scrip certificates have been paid in full and  payment endorsed thereon by the bank receiving the  money, they may'be exchanged for bonds, when prepared,  with coupons attached, payable to bearer or registered  ���������as to principal, or for fully registered bonds, when  prepared, without coupons, in accordance with the  application. '  Delivery of scrip certificates and of bonds will be made  through the chartered banks.  The issue will be exempt from taxes���������including any  income tax���������imposed in pursuance of legislation enacted  by the Parliament of Canada.  The bonds with coupons will be issued in denominations  of SI 00, S500, $1,000. Fully registered bonds without  coupons will be issued in denominations of SI,000, $5,000  or any authorized multiple of 85,000.  The bonds will be paid at maturity at par at the office  of the Minister of Finance and Receiver General at  Ottawa, or at the office of the Assistant.Receiver General  at Halifax, St. John, Gharlottetown, Montreal, Toronto,  Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary or Victoria, or at the Agency  of the Bank ofMontreal, New York City.  The interest on the fully registered bonds will be paid  by cheque, which will be remitted by post. Interest  on bonds with coupons will be paid on surrender of coupons.  Both cheques and coupons, at the option of the holder,  will be payable free of exchange at any branch in Canada  of any chartered bank, or at the Agency of the Bank  of Montreal, New York City.  Subject to the payment of twenty-five cents for each  new bond issued, holders of fully registered bonds without  coupons'will have the right to convert into bonds of the  denomination of SI,000 with coupons, and holders of bonds  with coupons will have the right to convert into fully  registered bonds of authorized denominations_ without  coupons at any time on application to the Minister of  Finance.  Tho books of the loan will be kept at the Department  of Finance, Ottawa.  Application will be made in due course for the listing  of tlie issue on the Montreal and Toronto Stock Exchanges.  Recognized- bond and stock brokers having offices and  carrying on business in Canada will be allowed a commission'of three-eighths of one per cent on allotments.made  in respect of applications bearing their stamp, provided,  however, that -no commission wilj bo allowed in respect  of the amount of any allotment paid for by the surrender  of bonds issued under the War Loan prospectus of 22nd  November, 1.915, or in respect of the amount of any  allotment paid for by surrender of five per cent debenture  stock maturing 1st October, 1919. No commission will  be allowed in respect of applications on forms which  have not been printed by the King's Printer.  SUBSCRIPTION LISTS WILL CLOSE ON OR BEFORE THE 23rd OF MARCH, 1917  Department off Finance, Ottawa; March 12th, 1917  $2 ft ���������;  ..'jl    !  ������������������.v *  '-..   '  7^  THE ABBOTSFORD P^ST, f, ABBOTSFOftt), B. C.  UMMriMMtal  itaMMMMrjtMMOHMhteMfai  griBBMwr. nu *k.*vm: " rw o������������i  isll^i^ ^i^i^ii^^^^^^^^^^^^  1  2/  p^a������w^iinM������w^.i*v^v>'������!W!i^^  "M^Mgfaawwi  IJHtf/r. v<MJiJ MBMtWsHisiBM ji :rffjroMMt^wgrno^raMmnnwifta  otsford  icr sons to  and District has done niagnij  e freedom, and nents o  mpire an  ly in sending  te British  r  ROLL OF HONOR  Unveiled With-the   Names   of  More Than Seventy Names  February 6tli, 1916.  Rev. J. L. Campbell of the  Presbyterian Church, on Sunday  February 6th unveiled a roll of  Xonor in respect and memory to  tire volunteers and soldiers who  "-lav's gone to the front from  ^bo^ford and district. The  frtfm which he spoke was  atei" love hath no man  his, that he lay down his  his friend," and as an il-  i the* famous painting  t Sacrifice" was used.  itah.\s over seventy  rst --Seven named  * giveNi their .lives  ountNy.'  i  Ak  texv  "Gra  than t  life for k  lustration  "The Grea.  The roll co\  names, the tv  having already  for 'King and C,  The following a,  W. A. Ferguson,  H. E. Lloyd, killed.    .  J. McDonald, killed.  H. R. Gray, killed.  E. O. 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.  re th)e names:  killed--  G. Gough,  A. R. Flummerfelt.  J. Kirkbride.  A. C. Dudden.  T). -Geddes.  ii. Johnston.  P. J. McLagan.  J. Hands.  S. Knott.  W. Laird.  H. Gordon.  A. G. Adams.  G. N. Gillett.  J. Aitken.  0. Kidwell, killed. .v  R. Hughes.  T. Usher.  T. Perks.  A. Pegram.  B. Pottinger.  B. W. Buthern.  E. A. Chapman.  M. W. Copeland.  A. Mallalue  A. Healey.  J. Welch.  A. A. FermoAr.  T. Donnelly.  E. Andertoh.  A. A. F. Callan.  J. Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Peters.  ���������   T. Davis.  :T. Mawson.  ^eo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  xjt Nnry Knox.  A' ���������0/ -\ Knox.  Pi  eu  Sm  W. Bl ���������.    ^laiG.  E. Chax *?*-  K. Huggk ,rd-    ���������  J. Munrov ^,-  T. Smeetorfi. '*:  ti. v   ..     %,  A. Williams.  J. MoCormack.  John Gillen.  Hllliard 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  H. Skipworth  R. Ramsay  A.  Mitchell.  Peter Pearson.  Geo. Sharp.  F. Beale.  H. Arnold.  .Tom.Camp.bell..  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. O.Williams.  Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  Andy Ellwood.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair.  Albert Davenport.  Joe. King.  Guthrie King.  Matt Nelson.  Matt Higginson.  The  following  kave  rereoitly  enlisted for overseas service:  Robert Gillen  Frank McCallum  Walker Wallace  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  H. McKinnon  Kenneth McGilivray.  H. Green  A. A. Fermor  are we, who are leh* L^e"inc*>  oing to contribute  is  e Canadian  e sacrifice ol  at!oc>tic rund, as our share,  ied or en-  ose \  ���������\./P������  erseas service.  ive a i  Ti^ontnly suoscr  W  pppf-ip-^^  sk ^^  m^^mm^^Kf^^s ���������f#*$7-T 1'7���������"'vt���������:*���������r���������r���������i,'*"������������������   ":"'"  '��������������� -;'. '��������� ��������� t,';. i>;:;{i:::'i]i;;^rJ^"i^"i*5Pli]!PS  And Reach All The People All The Time.  The next Telephone Directory goes'to press immediatley.  You should have your advertisement in it.  The Telephone Directory goes into every office and nearly every home in every place between Agassiz and the   sea.  It reaches every desirable customer.  It is referred to over 200,000 times a day.  Its circulation is in the home���������the kind that appeals to  the advertiser.  'BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  To Husbands:  ' No womanxan keep house except with 5-i-.������-e  ' i*  IB        /f^ ' ''   ���������   ������  ��������� Lee's-Groceries are always FresH  ^^      | iiHiiii'mill  ������i i " rlrn,nr ' .^^^naffiMfgPgri  ALBERT '. LEE,   Grocer'  and   Bates*  namm  1"   P'   T'n  s  Funeral Director-  Furnisher nf Funeral Supplies  ; ��������������� Phona Coancction. Mission City  B3BElC3EiQME  ===*ys=-ag^^  HUGH Mcbtu  General ���������Blacksmith  Awl Horseslioer  -V" ,.������^ ������<-..>" ,.-v'"^V'-*w%/-t.  ������r:~~~;K^^riX]^:^^ <���������-'  exandna  Farmers' and Travelers]  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  i-xy'  ,D I "\  BanBaiaiKxaiOTBKai^^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Ste-wHy first-class in every respect.    The bar is  &toeksd with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,   $1.50   TO   $2;00   PER   DAY  A. J, HBNJaBRSON & SONS PROPRIETORS J  Cr.rn ���������*.{.';(! am"  Kopair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisl'������c' ion Gunniu'eed  ' r.  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON ��������������� C.  oL,Guffiwu*?Sk������i'"rara*lliTvalw-|0!a  LIVERY,, AUTO and  FEED. STABLES    .  ���������~^*^=^ff"r'^^^'^5^^  M-   MURPHY,  PROPR  HUNTINGDON,  B  !ET  AN f *!>  TRY  For Hams  ^CSJlK^y  Bacon, Smoked Fisli, Labrador Herring and  ' \ Salt Cod  Choicest Meals Always on Hand  PIONEER MEAT MARKET  ABBOTSFORD, B. 0.  .1). HMHRY, Proprietor^     '  TEAMING and   DRA'jnNC*,  WOOD and COAL F or S* j���������  Orders  Promptly   1M1U j  Auto   For  Hire.  Give us a.' call r^ui y Qu w^j  be used right every . time  ABBOTSFORD, ' ^  Cm  A Riverside n*  a motor car acf"  clays afterwar'  "Mamma, I  "Why?"  "Becau'  arc alw?  from s'  .other was injured in  ident lately and a few  d her little boy      said:  am glad you were hurt."  exclaimed  his   mother.  ," he replied, "now    you  ,ys home when    I    get    back  hool."  KICKED THE KIGHT SL'OT  "I see where a rich man has built  i lake and (lower garden on top of au  apartment house."  "That would .be .just the place for  a truck garden."  "Why."  "I don't see'how the neighbor's  chickens could ever get up there."���������  RED CROSS  REPORT  In the latest Red    Cross    monthly  report to hand still another plea appears that women should not let this  work slacken as it has.  "Last month  in London the Red Coss had calls for  7615 cases of supplies. They had but  2812 on hand. . "such is the appalling statement that is made. What is  causing women- to  slacken  their  efforts in this fashion?  Has the    war  been so prolonged that what at first  was almost a fashionable fad has now  become  just   "uninteresting   work"?  This can not be.    But the truth    remains, Red Cross workers need some  rousing.    However Canada is not the  only slacker.     From London a correspondent writes:   "JiiBt as there are.  black sheep in every foid.so there is a  certain number of'slackers among the  aristocratic  war   workers���������fair "ones  who do just enough nursing or canteen work or munition    making    or  labor on the land to have the    rigui  to wear the pisturesciuc    garb    associated with these- industries    and    to  gut their photographs in tlie illnsti.i-  ted papers.    thiB satisfactorily effoc-  . ted, the ������������������enthusiasm of these swankers  as they are dubbed by    lueir    scornful and earnest sisters, soon suffers a  perceptible wane and  the  hospitals,  factories anad workrooms that knew  them for a brief space know them no  more.    Such triflers, however, represent the    smallest    minorities,    the  thing that chiefly strikes one in connection with the fair ones, titled    or  otherwise, who    are    doing    lieipfi.l  work in connction with tlie war, being the 'determination and    dogged-  ness with which they stick to it.    A  good example is pretty and    quaintly  named Lady Mary Cecilia    Rhodesia  Hamilton,    eldest daughter    of    the  Duke of Abercorn, who has kept    on  with her munitions work at the pickers works for over a year, in spite of  one rather bad accident, and who apparently has not tho slightest notion  of quitting."      It is    interesting    to  note, by the way,    that    this    lady's  engagement has just been announced  to     Col.     Kenyon-Slaney,     aide-decamp to the Duke of Devonshire.  that the rapidly rising price of food stuffs  means that the World's reserve supply is  getting small ?  Uelp  mar'  th*.VL.rt   Germany's   desperate   sub-  .nc thrut.t on the high seas.  GAT**  DO YOU KNOW-  that a  world-wide   famine   can   only  averted by increasing this supply ?  toe  DO YOU KNOW-  that a " food famine " would b^ a wr  disaster to the Empire and her Allies  reverses in the Field ?  rse  than  Y<"ju Can���������  do this by helping to make every bit of  land in Canada produce-the very iu*l  pound of fcx.d stuffs cf which it is capaole.  AND REMLMBER���������  that no man can say thai he has fully done  his Part-wl .o having land-be it garden  pich,' or fa���������, or ranch-iails to make it  produce food to its utmost capacity.  . .^..u������������������'"* <***������������  .���������������"*1  IN UK UP  French Trooper���������The Fritzes all  carry umbrellas in the trenches.  British Tommy������������������Ah!     what    for?  French Trooper���������So they can't be  takes by storm.  V APPEALS TO  THE ���������NE/'.REST'    pR0DUCER  OF  STAPLE FOODC  /  India and Ar/gentir   ia are more tnan twice the distance away and  /      / Australia more than four times. ^ ^^  6000 MILES  11500  MILES  Canada to B? na{n       -  India & Av jentina to Lutein  AufA raho    to Britain ECMmw^"*1^^  BEEF,  BACON, -  CHEESE,  ���������������������.?*������ iff** fit  K/������ <J������ ^i������ ���������w'9  BUTTER, '  POULTRY,  BEA^S <Ss PEAS,  WOOL,  FLAK AHD  FLAX FSB^E,  ���������BRJIED  ViEG STABLES  ������No mailer what difficulties may  face us, ik? supremo duty of every  men on the land is louse every thought  and every energy in the direction of  producing more���������and still more.  Martin Burr ell-Minister of Agriculture.  The Department invites every one desiring  information on any subject relative to Farm  and Garden, to write���������  INFORMATION     BUREAU  OTTAWA  %& y sL ������ s  V  Mi'S

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